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The following grants were received by the Research Foundation in May.

(Those with UConn listed as a source represent a distribution of a larger federal award to the University.

DepartmentResearcher AmountSource
ChemistryAmy Howell $70,800 NSF CHE Career Development Program
2-Alkylidene Oxetanes: A Versatile Molecular Scaffold for New Molecules and Advanced Materials
Civil EngineeringHoward Epstein $10,700NSF CMS Research Experience for Undergraduates
Block Shear Investigation of Structured Tees and Other Tension Connections/REU Supplement
Civil EngineeringDomenic Grasso$6,800South Central Conn. Regional Water Authority
Study on Agricultural Use of Water Treatment
Civil EngineeringDomenic Grasso$30,000Handex Corp.
Fenton's Oxidation of Chlorinated Solvents
Electrical and Systems Engineering Bahram Javidi$24,059 U.S. Dept. of Defense Air Force
Novel Optimal Filter for Pattern Recognition
Electrical and Systems Engineering Peter Luh $82,254Northeast Utilities
Forecast Forward Energy Prices in the Deregulated Power Market
GeologyLanbo Liu $15,000SchlumbergerDoll Research
Radar Attenuation Tomography for Mapping Subsurface Contaminations
IMS/ChemistryFotios Papadimitrakopoulos$75,000NSFDMR Career Development Program
Nanoscale Controlled Supramolecular Light Emitting Devices by Novel Self Assembly Techniques
Mechanical Engineering Matthew Begley$140,000NSF Division of Materials Research
Acquisition of a NanoIndenter for Moderately Elevated Temperatures
MetallurgyJames Alligan $86,829NSF Division of Materials research
Measurement of Instantaneous Dislocation Velocities in Iron
MetallurgyDonald Potter $8,326CIDRA Corp.
Hydrogen Evolution from Optical Cable Materials
PhysicsGary Bent $5,401Spectral Sciences Corp.
Kinetic Branching of N*+02 Reactions
PhysicsJoseph Budnick$80,000NSF Division of Materials Research
Structural, Magnetic and Electronic Properties of Interstitially Modified Magnetic Systems
PhysicsPhillip Gould $4,750NSF PHY Research Experience for Undergraduates
Ultracold Atoms Near the Ionization Threshold
PhysicsBoris Sinkovic $119,049New York Univ.
Fundamental Limits to Small Scale Magnetoresistive Memory and Elements
Total physical sciences this listing $758,968
EconomicsFred Carstensen$11,500 Town of Waterbury, Conn.
Impact of Property Tax Revaluation
Educational PsychologyScott Brown$15,000USDA Smith-Lever-430
Connections - Linking University to Community
Educational PsychologyScott Brown $12,000U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Design of the Lead Poisoning Prevention/Indoor Air Quality Community Educator Training Evaluation
Educational PsychologyStanley Shaw $162,474U.S. Dept. of Ed.- Special Education and Rehab. Services
University/School Partnerships: Leadership Preparation Dedicated to Collaboration, Urban Education and Inclusion
GeographyEllen Cromley $33,867Conn. Dept. of Public Health
GIS for Lyme Disease Research in Connecticut
NursingKathleen Bruttomesso$46,987PHS-HRSA-Nursing
Professional Nurse Traineeship Summary Progress Report
PsychologyEtan Markus $103,189PHS-NIH-Aging
Aging Changes in Behavior and Hippocampal Unit Activity
Total social sciences this listing$385,017