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The following grants were received by the Research Foundation in August:

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

Chemical Engineering Luke Achenie $10,000 NSF-CTS-Research Experience for Undergraduates
Optimization of Chemical Processes Under Uncertainty
Chemical Engineering Can Erkey $1,500 Hamilton Standard
Solid Waste Processing for Long-Term Human Space Exploration Mission
Chemical Engineering Jeffrey Koberstein $300,000 NSF-Division of Materials Research
The Molecular Design of Surface Active Polymers that Create Functional Surfaces
Chemistry Ashis Basu $134,660 PHS-NIH-Environmental Health Sciences
Biological Effects of Mitomycin D DNA Adducts
Chemistry Ashis Basu $77,164 PHS-NIH-Environmental Health Sciences
Independent Scientist Award (Career Award)
Chemistry ChallaVijaya Kumar $206,173 NSF-Division of Materials Research
New Bioactive Composite Materials: Proteins Immobilized in the Layers of Alpha-Zirconium Phosphonates
Civil Engineering John Dewolf $34,603 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
Evaluation of Sign Support Structures Joint Highway Research Advisory Council
Civil Engineering Howard Epstein $60,162 NSF-Division of Civil and Mechanical Systems
Block Shear Investigation of Structural Tees and Other Tension Connections
Civil Engineering Nikolaos Nikolaidis $3,245 United Technologies Research Center
Environmental Sampling and Analysis at Sikorsky/Stratford, Conn.
Civil Engineering Barth Smets $24,989 DOD-Army-Construction Engineering Research Lab
Fundamental Study for Biodegradation of Nitroglycerin in Biofilter
Civil Engineering Barth Smets $6,250 NSF-Bioengineering and Environmental Systems-Career Award
Quantification of Horizontal Gene Transfer as Adaptive Response to Contaminant Stress in Subsurface Microbial Communities
Electrical & Systems Engineering John Enderle $91,320 NSF-Bioengineering and Environmental Systems
An Annual Review of Engineering Senior Design Projects to Aid Persons With Disabilities
Electrical & Systems Engineering Faquir Jain $200,000 DED-Connecticut Innovations Inc. Cooperative Grants
Development of Low voltage, High Brightness, Flexible Electroluminescent Lamps for Display Application/Corps: E-Lite Technologies, I nc., Nanocrystal Technology
Math Xue-Mei Li $48,023 NSF-Division of Mathematical Sciences
Stochastic Analysis on Manifolds
Math William Wickless $20,000 David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Scholarship Grant (Talitha M. Wangern)
Mechanical Engineering John Bennett $35,000 Spalding Sports Worldwide
On the Aerodynamics of Golf Balls
Mechanical Engineering Amir Faghri $40,000 Dept. of Defense-U.S. Air Force
Micro/Miniature Heat Pipe Science and Technology for Electronic Cooling
Metallurgy Maurice Gell $10,000 ABB Power Plant Laboratories
Bond Strength and Stress Measurements in Thermal Barrier Coatings
Physics Niloy Dutta $32,060 Multiplex, Inc.
Advanced Laser Modeling and Analysis
Physics Moshe Gai $175,000 U.S. Dept. of Energy
Studies In Low Energy Nuclear Physics (Second Year Continuation)
Physics Phillip Gould $122,400 NSF-Division of Physics
Ultracold Atoms Near the Ionization Threshold
Physics William Stwalley $106,000 DOE-Brookhaven National Laboratory
UConn-Brookhaven Partnership in Condensed Matter Physics for Barrett Wells
Statistics Lynn Kuo $675,710 NSF-Division of Mathematical Sciences
Scientific Computing Research Environments for the Mathematical Sciences
Total physical sciences
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