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Grants and Contracts for September 2010

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for September 2010. Award amounts are totals expected for the entire funding period. The list does not include supplements, modifications or other changes to existing grants or contracts. For awards that have more than one investigator, the first faculty member listed is the principal investigator.

FREDERICK BAYERSDORFER, arts assistant to the dean, College of Arts and Letters, "33rd Annual Literary Festival and Festival of the Arts"; city of Norfolk, $1,000. Co-PIs are MICHAEL PEARSON and JANET PEERY, professors of English.

COLIN BRITCHER, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Analysis of the AFRL SARL Facility Drive System"; Triumph Aerospace Systems, $16,824.

MARK BUTLER, professor and eminent scholar of biological sciences, "Assessment of PAV1Virus Prevalence in Bahamian Lobster Fishery"; World Wildlife Fund, $13,860.

CHRIS CARTER, assistant director, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "NASA Technology Exploration Saturdays"; NASA, $48,750.

KAREN CRUM and STEVE MYRAN, assistant professors of educational foundations and leadership, "The Generational Educators Network Futures Program or Gen 'F'"; U.S. Department of Education, $116,690 and $89,263.

DANIEL DAUER, professor and eminent scholar of biological sciences, "Chesapeake Bay Project: Benthic Monitoring Component Data Collection" and "Chesapeake Bay Project: Data Analysis and Management"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $251,019 and $77,370.

JEAN DELAYEN, professor of physics, "Development of a Crabbing System for the LHC Upgrade"; Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, $75,000.

DECLAN DE PAOR, associate professor of physics, "Collaborative Research: Scaffolding Undergraduate Geoscience Inquiry Using Loggable Google Earth Explorations"; National Science Foundation, $366,371. Also, with GINGER WATSON-PAPELIS, associate professor of STEM education and professional studies, "Collaborative Research: Virtual 4-D Field Education in Google Earth"; NSF, $78,961.

LAWRENCE DOTOLO, president, Virginia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education, "SCHEV College Access Grant"; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, $165,603. Also, "USJFSC Eval Writing Skills"; U.S. Joint Forces Staff College, $20,000.

HANI ELSAYED-ALI, professor and eminent scholar, electrical and computer engineering, "High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy"; NASA Langley Research Center, $5,000.

BARRY EZELL, research associate professor, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Short Course on Risk Analysis"; Battelle National Biodefense, $25,000. Also, "C4ISR"; Daewoo Information System Co. Ltd., $20,000. Also, with JOSHUA BEHR, associate professor, and ANDREW COLLINS, research assistant professor, VMASC, "Expanded Scope and Resources for Modeling Workshop"; Battelle National Biodefense, $50,000.

DANICA HAYS, associate professor of counseling and human services, "Mental Health Services Contract I"; Eastern Shore Community Services Board, $6,534. Also, "ODU-NCSB Outpatient Counseling Clinic"; Norfolk Community Services Board, $63,327.

CYNTHIA JONES, professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Preparing Otoliths for TE and SI Analyses"; U.S. Geological Survey, $35,721. Also, "Support of Facilities to Provide Finfish Ageing for Virginia Catches and Application of a Variety of Stock Assessment Analyses Including Adapt-VPA and SCAM to Provide Management Advice"; Virginia Marine Resources Commission, $297,610.

ASAD KHATTAK, professor of civil and environmental engineering, and TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, associate director, Social Science Research Center, "Supplemental University NHTS Survey"; The Corradino Group Inc., $42,062.

DREW LANDMAN, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Experimental Program to Develop Methods for Identifying Coupled Airwake/Rotor Downwash"; Naval Air Systems Command, $17,200.

DEBRA MAJOR, professor, and KARIN ORVIS, assistant professor, psychology, "GSE/RES - Collaborative Research: Capitalizing on Opportunity: Narrowing the Gender Divide in Engineering and Computer Science Through Professional Development"; National Science Foundation, $114,841.

MARGARET MULHOLLAND, associate professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, and GARY SCHAFRAN, professor of civil and environmental engineering, "Use of Algae as a Tertiary Treatment Process for Nitrogen Removal"; Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission, $66,469.

GON NAMKOONG, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, "Growth and Control of Ingan Nanostructures for Solar Cell Applications"; Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, $24,500.

ANDREI PAKHOMOV and OLGA PAKHOMOVA, research associate professors, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, "Directed Energy Bioeffects (DEBR) Program, Task Order 4"; General Dynamics, $77,970.

STACIE RINGLEB, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, "Development of Virtual Reality Tools for Assessment of Return-to-Duty Statutes Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Phase II"; Advanced Anti-Terror Technologies Corp., $270,000. Co-PIs are GINGER WATSON-PAPELIS, associate professor of STEM education and professional studies, and STEVEN MORRISON, associate professor of physical therapy.

MIKE ROBINSON, senior project scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Hampton Roads-Crater Multimodal Transportation and Distribution Study"; U.S. Department of Transportation, $243,500. Co-PIs are ASAD KHATTAK, professor of civil and environmental engineering; MECIT CETIN, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering; and PETER FOYTIK, senior project scientist, VMASC.

MARY SANDY, director, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "Langley Aerospace Research Summer Scholars"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $1,042,648.

MARK SCERBO, professor of psychology, "Standardized Patients: Selection Refinement, Cognitive Challenges and Expanded Roles"; Eastern Virginia Medical School, $51,469.

MALCOLM SCULLY, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "A Super-Regional Testbed to Improve Models of Environmental Processes on the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Coasts"; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, $24,103.

FOTIOS SKOUZES, executive director, Mid-Atlantic Institute for Space & Technology, "K-12 Summer of Innovation"; NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, $49,776.

ANDRES SOUSA-POZA, associate professor, and SAMUEL KOVACIC, research scientist, engineering management, "Navy Wave Rich Collaboration"; Systems Engineering Solutions Inc., $24,000.

ANDREAS TOLK, associate professor of engineering management, and SAIKOU DIALLO, senior project scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Enhancing M&S Reuse, Phase I and Phase II"; Raytheon Aircraft Co., $36,000.

OLLIE TOLLIVER, director, Upward Bound, "Upward Bound Program"; U.S. Department of Education, $336,500.

JOE WARGO, director, Virginia Troops to Teachers, "Troops to Teachers Funding Request for FY 2011-12"; U.S. Department of Defense, $150,000.

This article was posted on: November 3, 2010

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