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

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

Department Researcher Amount Source
Chemical Engineering James Bell $150,000 Oxford Polymers
Memorandum of Agreement with Oxford Polymers Company
Chemical Engineering Robert Weiss & Can Erkey $186,476 DED-Connecticut Innovations Inc. Cooperative Grants
Electrically Conductive Elastomer Foams Corp: Rogers Corp.
Chemical Engineering Thomas Wood $15,847 NSF-Bioengineering and Environmental Systems
Novel Antimicrobial and Antiviral Properties of the Hok Killer Peptide
Chemistry Steven Suib $50,000 Texaco Inc.
Activation of Methane via Microwave Heating over Catalysts
Chemistry Steven Suib $68,000 Duracell
Chemical Synthesis and Porosity Control in Gamma-Manganese Dioxide
Civil Engineering Kenneth Demars & Richard Long $54,649 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
Determining Properties, Standards and Performance of Wood Waste Compost as an Erosion Control Mulch as a Filter Berm (New England Transportation Consortium)
Civil Engineering Norman Garrick & Nikolaos Nikolaidis $97,502 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
A Portable Method for Determining Chloride Concentration on Roadway Pavements/New England Transportation Consortium
Civil Engineering Jia Lin $129,830 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
Hydrodynamic and Transport Models of Coastal Waters for Use in the Design and Management of Coastal Structures
Civil Engineering Jack Stephens & Charles Dougan $79,864 Conn. Dept. of Transportation
Early Distress of Open-graded Friction Courses (New England Transportation Consortium)
Co-Principal Investigator: James Mahoney
Electrical & Systems Engineering Peter Willett $152,502 Qualtech Systems Inc.
Enhanced Signal Processing for Real-time Supervisors of Reactive Systems
Mathematics Richard Bass $11,980 University of Washington
Brownian Motion and Related Models
Total Physical Sciences this listing $996,650
Educational Psychology Kathleen Bradley $99,945 HHS-HDS-Admin Child Youth & Families
A.C.T. for Justice: Advocacy, Collaboration and Training
Educational Psychology Lee McLean $24,510 University of Kansas
The Development of Presymbolic and Symbolic Communication in Persons With Severe Mental Retardation: Aims 4 and 5
Operations & Information Management
Electrical & Systems Engineering
Lakshman Thakur & Peter Luh $8,000 Delta Industries
Optimization-Based Scheduling System for Delta Industries
Psychology Susan Essock $191,399 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Assertive Community Treatment for the Dually Diagnosed
Psychology Susan Essock $96,932 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Yale Medication Effectiveness Research Project
Psychology Susan Essock $35,623 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Assertive Community Treatment and Contingency Management
Psychology Linda Frisman $145,546 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Mental Health and Addiction Services Development Initiative
Psychology Linda Frisman $210,596 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
An Evaluation of Housing Models for Homeless Persons
Psychology Linda Frisman $348,267 Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Services
Evaluation of Connecticut's Criminal Justice Diversion Program
Psychology Etan Markus $60,000 NSF-Integrative Biology & Neurosciences
Sex Differences and Estrous Cycle Changes in Hippocampal Information Processing: Relating Learning to Hippocampal Single Unit Network
Psychology Donald Shankweiler $3,930 UConn Health Center
Traineeship Investigating Neural Foundations of Speech Perception Using Functional Imaging Technology in FMRI
Total Social Sciences this listing $1,224,748
Cooperative Extension Chester Arnold $50,000 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Nonpoint Education for Municipal Officials (NEMO) Workshops for Selected "Tier Five" National Estuary Programs
Cooperative Extension Sharon Gray $11,134 UConn-Cooperative Extension System-USDA (Redistr.)
Family Nutrition Program-Children with Special Dietary Needs Program
Cooperative Extension Sharon Gray $17,176 UConn Health Center
Provision of Nutrition Services to Families of Children with Phenylketon Phenylketonuria (and Other Metabolic Disorders)
Cooperative Extension Diane Hirsch $39,300 USDA-Smith-Lever-430
Consumer Food Safety Center
Diane Hirsch Wanda Little $19,667 UConn-Cooperative Extension System-USDA (Redistr.)
Family Nutrition Program-4-H Summer Nutrition Education Program
Conn. Small Business Development Center Dennis Gruell $20,000 Mixed Sources
Centers-University Support and Services SBDC Match FY 1999
Conn. Small Business Development Center Dennis Gruell $1,036,820 Small Business Administration
U.S. Small Business Administration Grant Proposal for CT Small Business Development Center
Graduate School Robert Smith $2,675 Inter-American Foundation
Field Research Fellowship Program at the Master's Level
Student Affairs Mona Lucas $78,548 U.S. Dept. of Education-Postsecondary Education-NDSL 84.038a
NDSL- 98/99 Clearing Account
Total Other this listing $1,275,320