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The following grants were received by the Office of Sponsored Programs in September:
(Those with UConn listed as a source represent a distribution of a larger federal award to the University.)
Department Researcher Amount Source
Institute of Materials Science Steven Boggs $50,000 The Okonite Company
Paths Toward the Future: A Community of Learners
Institute for Water Resources Hugo Thomas $12,293 U.S. Dept. of Interior-U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Research Institute Internship Program-2
Law Jon Bauer $26,340 Internal Revenue Service
Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic
Marine Sciences Philip Bogden $251,466 DOD-Navy-National Oceanographic Partnership Program
Observation System for Fronts on the Continental Shelf
Marine Sciences William Fitzgerald & Pieter Visscher $194,435 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Microbiological and Physicochemical Aspects of Mercury Cycling in the Coastal Esturine Waters of Long Island Sound & Its River-Seawater Mixing Zones
Marine Sciences James O'Donnell $2,951 Coastal Leasing Inc.
Current Measurements in Support of Wave Research
Marine Sciences Collin Roesler $50,000 NASA
Ecohab: Ecophysiology of Subpopulations of Alexandrium Tamarense
Marine Sciences & Technology Center Peter Auster $15,000 Interior-U.S. Geological Survey - U.S. Dept of Interior
Quality of Long Island Sound National Wildlife Refuges as Wintering Habitat for Greater Scaup
Mechanical Engineering Theodore Bergman $1,035 Hamilton Standard
Senior Design Projects
Mechanical Engineering Theodore Bergman $5,000 U.S. Surgical Corp.
Senior Design Projects
Mechanical Engineering Baki Cetegen $7,980 Precision Combustion Inc.
Velocity Field Characterization of a Flashback Arrestor-Premixer Device
Mechanical Engineering Ranga Pitchumani $70,000 NSF-Design Manufacturing Initiation
Small Grants for Exploratory Research: Exploratory Investigations on a Novel Technique for Fabrication of Multiscale-Reinforced Polymer Composites
Metallurgy Harris Marcus $50,000 Dept. of Defense-Office of Naval Research
Solid Freeform Fabrication from Gas Precursors Using Laser Processing
Metallurgy Leon Shaw $122,039 NSF-Design Manufacturing Initiation
Rapid Prototyping of Dental Restoration Through Multi-Materials Laser Densification
Molecular & Cell Biology David Knecht $8,000 NSF-Integrative Biology & Neurosciences
1999 International Dictyostelium Meeting
Molecular & Cell Biology Edward Leadbetter $311,350 NSF-Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences
Sulfonic Acid Transformation by Anaerobic Bacteria
Molecular & Cell Biology Carolyn Teschke $111,025 PHS-NIH-General Medical Studies
Folding of Phage P22 Structural Proteins
Natural Resources Management & Engineering Daniel Civco $4,100 Univ. of Hartford-Space Grant College Consortium
Curiculum Development, Implementation, and Internet-Based Distribution for Introductory and Advanced Remote Sensing
Natural Resources Management & Engineering Daniel Civco $40,926 UConn-Hatch Administration-428 (redistr.)
Impervious Surface Mapping
Natural Resources Management & Engineering David R. Miller $33,571 UConn-McIntire Stennis-536 (redistr.)
Forest Aerobiology
Natural Resources Management & Engineering David R. Miller $53,289 UConn-Hatch Administration-428 (redistr.)
Spray Drift Technology
Natural Resources Management & Engineering Robert Neumann $8,491 UConn-Hatch Administration-428 (redistr.)
Woody Debris Habitat