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The following grants were received by the Research Foundation in February: (Those with UConn listed as a source represent a distribution of a larger federal award to the University..

Department Researcher Project Amount & Source
Chemical Engineering Luke Achenie Optimization of Chemical Processes Under Uncertainty $197,532 NSF-Division of Chemical & Thermal Systems
Chemistry Ashis Basu Biological Effects of DNA Adducts Formed by Nitropyrenes $161,775 PHS-NIH-Environmental Health Sciences
Chemistry Samuel Huang Studies of Poly (Aspartic Acid) $50,000 Mitsubishi Chemical Company
Chemistry James Rusling Dynamics of Mediated Electro-Chemical Synthesis in Microemulsions $100,000 NSF-Division of Chemical & Thermal Systems
Civil Engineering Michael Accorsi Simulation and Modeling of Wind Effects on Airdrop Systems $59,440 DOD-U.S. Air Force
Civil Engineering Fred Ogden Measurements of the Spatio-Temporal Variability of Raindrop Size Distribution $59,800 DOD-Army-University Research Instrumentation
Civil Engineering Barth Smets Horizontal Gene Transfer as Adaptive Response to Heavy Metal Stress in Subsurface Microbial Communities $77,427 Department of Energy
Computer Science Thomas Peters Express Body Checker Prototype Implementation $20,492 United Technologies-Pratt & Whitney
Computer Science Alexander Shvartsman Distributed Resource Management $20,000 GTE Laboratories Inc
Electrical & Systems Engineering Bahram Javidi Optical Pattern Recognition for Validation and Security System $49,000 Metrolaser
Institute of Materials Science Xiang-Qun Xie Integrated NMR/Computer Modeling for Cannabinoid Ligand Design $90,084 PHS-SAMHSA-Drug Abuse
Mechanical Engineering Amir Faghri Micro/Miniature Heat Pipe Science and Technology for Electronic Cooling $50,000 DOD-U.S. Air Force
Mechanical Engineering Metallurgy Eric Jordan & Maurice Gell Chemical and Mechanical Instabilities at Thermal Barrier Coating Interfaces $84,455 University of Pittsburgh (Howard Heinz Endowment )
Metallurgy Mechanical Engineering Maurice Gell & Eric Jordan   $74,888 DOD-Office of Naval Research
Mechanical Engineering Bi Zhang A Lithography Stage of High Performance Advanced Coating Technology Development for Enhanced Durability and Reduced Cost in Naval Application $76,884 NSF-Design Manufacturing Initiation
Metallurgy Maurice Gell Bond Strength and Stress Measurements in Thermal Barrier Coatings $10,000 Allison Engine Company
Physics Gayanath Fernando Modeling of Diffusion of Plutonium in Other Metals and of Gaseous Species in Plutonium-Based Systems $117,770 West Virginia University
Physics Douglas Hamilton Periscope Laser Eye Protection $24,987 DOD-Navy-Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Physics Juha Javanainen Bose-Einstein Condensate and Atom Laser Coherence and Optical Properties $38,180 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Total Physical Sciences this listing $1,362,714