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Grants and Contracts for October 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.

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR OCTOBER 2010

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for October 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.

LARRY ATKINSON, professor and eminent scholar of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Phased Deployment and Operation of Mid-Atlantic Regional Coastal Ocean Observing System"; Rutgers University, $100,000.

KAREN CRUM and STEVE MYRAN, assistant professors, educational foundations and leadership, "The Generational Educators Network Futures Program or Gen 'F'"; U.S. Department of Education, $40,000.

DANIEL DAUER, professor and eminent scholar of biological sciences, "Benthic Community Health - Money Point Sediment Remediation Project"; Elizabeth River Project, $20,000.

SHARON DAVIS, senior lecturer of STEM education and professional studies, "Virginia Assistive Technical Support 2011"; Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services, $85,000.

SHIRSHAK DHALI, professor of electrical and computer engineering, "IPA for Dr. Min Song"; National Science Foundation, $150,030.

GAIL DODGE, professor of physics, "JSA/JLAB Faculty Services"; Jefferson Lab, $525,530. Also, "Jefferson Lab GRA Support"; Jefferson Lab, $51,953.

ABDELMAGEED ELMUSTAFA, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Field Emission Measurements in Support of the 350KV Spin-Polarized DC High Voltage Photoelectron Gun Program"; Jefferson Lab, $26,000.

TAL EZER, professor, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Using Inundation Modeling and Remote Sensing Data to Study Hydrodynamic and Environmental Impacts on the Survival of Cook Inlet's Beluga Whales"; NOAA, $27,000.

DAVID GAUTHIER, assistant professor of biological sciences, "Georgetown University Medical Center"; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, $13,000.

VICTORIA HILL, assistant research professor, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "2011 Blue Crab Bowl"; Consortium for oceanographic Research & Education, $7,500.

DEAN KRUSIENSKI, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, "HCC: Medium: RUI: Control of a Robotic Manipulator Via a Brain-Computer Interface"; National Science Foundation, $607,230.

ROLAND LAWRENCE, assistant professor of engineering technology, "Advanced Aircraft Program Measurements and Materials Development"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $288,247.

LI-SHI LUO, professor of mathematics and statistics, "Proposal to Support U.S. Participation in ICMMES - 2010"; National Science Foundation, $15,000.

BRYAN PORTER, associate professor of psychology, "Virginia Targeted Occupant Protection/Impaired Driving 2011"; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, $200,247. Also, "Virginia Seat Belt Survey 2011"; Virginia DMV, $89,614.

MARY SANDY, director, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "NASA Main Grant 2010-2015"; NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, $845,000.

MARK SCERBO, professor of psychology, "Suturing Simulator Evaluation"; Simquest LLC, $22,346.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, executive director, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Live, Virtual and Constructive Simulation"; Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., $15,000. Co-PI is SAIKOU DIALLO, senior project scientist, VMASC. Also, "Modeling and Simulation Standards Study"; Modeling & Simulation Coordination Office, $1.44 million. Co-PIs are: JOSHUA BEHR, associate professor, ANDREW COLLINS, research assistant professor, DIALLO and SOLOMON SHERFEY, senior project scientist, VMASC, and ANDREAS TOLK, associate professor of engineering management.

TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, associate director, Social Science Research Center, "Consumer Satisfaction Survey"; city of Virginia Beach, $948.

RICHARD ZIMMERMAN, professor, and VICTORIA HILL, assistant research professor, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Remote Assessment of St. Joseph's Bay Seagrass Abundance Bathymetry and Prop Scarring from Quickbird Imagery"; Florida Environmental Research Institute, $45,000.

This article was posted on: December 9, 2010

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