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Grants and Contracts for December 2010


The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for December 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, "Over-the-Horizon Vessel Tracking Project"; Center for Innovative Technology, $128,432.

ALEX BOCHDANSKY, assistant professor of ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Active Microbial Populations at Depth"; University of California, $25,000.

DANA BURNETT, professor of educational foundations and leadership, "Supplement for Hampton Public Schools Gear Up Program"; Hampton Public Schools, $30,000.

RAO CHAGANTY, statistics program director, mathematics and statistics, "Virginia DEQ: Data Analysis - Dr. Chaganty's Portion"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $9,900.

DANIEL DAUER, professor and eminent scholar of biological sciences, "Determination of the Ecological Condition of the Benthic Communities of Swimming Point, Portsmouth, Virginia"; GEI Consultants Inc., $27,000.

JEAN DELAYEN, professor of physics, "Development of an SRF Deflecting/Crabbing System for Project X"; Niowave Inc., $50,000. Also, "Development of an SRF Crab Crossing Cavity for an Electron Ion Collider"; Niowave Inc., $50,000.

HOLLY GAFF, assistant professor of biological sciences, "Seed Grant: Tick Field Study Year 3"; Old Dominion University, $46,000. Also, with HUA LIU, assistant professor of political science and geography, "Impact of Climate on the Introduction of a Zoonotic Disease in the United States: A Focus on Rift Valley Fever"; U.S. Department of Homeland Security, $91,000.

REGINA KARP, associate professor of political science and geography, and LARRY FILER, associate professor of economics, "Access EU - A Hampton Roads Initiative"; European Commission, $125,727.

JOHN NUNNERY, associate professor, CHERGN-JYH YEN, assistant professor, and LYNDA BYRD-POLLER, research associate, educational foundations and leadership, "Supplement to an Examination of the Impact of the National Institute for School Leadership's Executive Development Program on Student Achievement in Massachusetts"; National Institute for School Leadership, $32,719.

BILLIE REED, executive director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, "Orbital Sciences Corp. TEL Launch Equipment"; Virginia Environmental Endowment, $1,920.

MARY SANDY, director, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "College Wired Interns"; Thomas Nelson Community College, $13,572.

CHRISTINE WARD, assistant professor of counseling and human services, "Gear-Up"; U.S. Department of Education, $38,540

This article was posted on: February 4, 2011

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