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  October 9, 2000


Monthly listings of extramural funding are supplied to the Advance by the Office of Sponsored Programs. The full month's list is posted to this website, generally by the third week of the month following the receipt of the grant by OSP. Grants are published in the weekly print version of the Advance on a space-available basis.

The following grants were received by the Office of Sponsored Programs in August:
(Grants with UConn listed as a sponsor represent a redistribution of a larger award to the University)

Agricultural & Natural Resources
Allied Health
Chancellor's Office

Liberal Arts and Sciences
Social Work
Vice Chan. for Student Affairs
Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education

New Proposals Awarded from 8/1/00 to 8/31/00 (Continuations Excluded)
Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Agriculture and Natural Resources
AGR Kerr, K. USDA-ANIMAL HEALTH-537 $21,623 10/00-9/01
Animal Health
AGR Kerr, K. USDA-McIntire Stennis-536 $57,113 10/00-9/01
COOP EXT Malley, C.Z. Conn. Dept. of Education $12,725 7/00-9/01
Birth to Five Newsletter
NAT RES M&E Neumann, R. Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $12,078 4/00-3/01
Range and Activity of Brown Trout in the Farmington River Trout Management Area Determined by Radiotelemetry
NUTR SCI Clark, R.M. US Department of Agriculture $78,135 8/00-8/02
Web-Based Nutritional Assessment Laboratory
PLNT SCI Ellis, D.R. USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service $8,208 6/00-6/01
Cooperative Agreement Award for Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife Program / Fiscal Year 2000
Allied Health
ALLD HATH Duffy, V.B. PHS-NIH-AGING $71,042 8/00-7/01
Retronasal Olfaction Perception
COMPUTER CTR Vietzke, R.P. NSF-Computer & Information Science & Eng. $175,000 1/00-12/00
University of Connecticut's High Performance Connection to the Internet
EPSY Kehle, T.J. Windham Public Schools $23,756 9/00-6/01
Psychological Services to Students (Co-PI: Bray, M.A.)
CHEM ENG Cooper, D.J. Math Works $895 7/00-12/02
School of Engineering-Emerging Technologies
CHEM ENG Erkey, C. Norton / Saint-Gobain Laboratories $38,000 6/00-5/01
Processing of Inorganic Materials Using Supercritical Fluids
CHEM ENG Mather, P.T. DED-CII-HIGH Tech Res. & Dev. Grant Prog. $230,773 7/00-6/02
Electrospun Nanocomposites for Next-Generations Microwave Circuit
COMP SCI Ammar, R.A. Egyptian Cultural & Educational Bureau $5,000 8/00-5/01
Computer Design to Maximize Distribution Object Performance
COMP SCI Demurjian, S.A. Electronic Boat Division $27,047 2/00-12/00
Reusability Analysis Framework for Shipbuilding Components Molded in Express, XML, and JAVA
ESE Javidi, B. University of Nebraska $35,000 4/00-3/01
3D Display and Analysis of Biomedical Images
ESE Zhu, Q. DOD-ARMY-Medical Res. & Mat. Command $195,299 8/00-9/02
Breast Cancer Diagnosis Using Ultrasound and Near Infrared Diffusive Light
METALL Aindow, M. NSF-Mathematical and Physical Sciences $620,000 8/00-7/03
Acquisition of a Digital Automated Transmission Electron Microscope
METALL Brody, H.D. Worcester Polytechnic Institute $116,887 1/00-12/02
Solution Heat Treatment of Aluminum Alloys
Liberal Arts and Sciences
BIOL: EE Hagelin, J.C. NSF-Biological Sciences $75,000 8/00-1/02
A New Approach to Avian Communication: Olfactory Anatomy, Odor Chemistry and Behavior
BIOL: EE Wagner, D.L. Cytec Industries Inc. $12,620 6/00-6/01
Biotic Inventory of the Cytec Industries Sandplain in Wallingford, Conn.
BIOL: MC Chen, T.T. NSF-Biological Sciences $95,000 8/00-7/01
Function and Regulation of IGF-I, IGF-II, and IGF Type I Receptor Genes in Lower Vertebrates (Insulin-Like Growth Factors)
BIOL: PN Cantino, M.E. PHS-NIH-Heart, Lung and Blood Institute $209,724 7/00-6/01
Roles of Myofilament Bound Calcium in Muscle Contraction
BIOL: PN Goldman, B.D. NSF-Biological Sciences $100,000 9/00-8/01
Circadian Rhythms in Naked Mole Rats
BIOL: PN Renfro, J.L. NSF-Biological Sciences $119,598 9/00-8/01
Vertebrate Renal Anion Transport
CHEMISTRY Papadimitrakopoulos, F. Honeywell Corp. $40,323 5/00-5/01
Artificial Muscle Arrays: Nanotubes Project
CHEMISTRY Suib, S.L. Syntroleum Inc. $60,000 9/00-8/01
Analysis of Samples
CSRA Barnes, C. Connecticut Economic Resource Council $2,700 7/00-7/00
Opsail Intercept Survey
CSRA Barnes, C. Greater Hartford-YWCA $22,500 8/00-9/00
YWCA Fitness Center Survey
ECONOMICS Carstensen, F.V. Capitol City Economic Development Authority $9,000 3/99-10/00
The Economic Impact of the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant
ECONOMICS Cartsensen, F.V. Conn. Office of Policy and Management $56,000 7/99-10/00
Dynamic Economic Impact Analysis of Adriaen's Landing
GEOG Macinko, S. Alaska Department of Fish and Game $2,400 7/00-1/01
Fishery Impact Assessment Proposed Methods for Coastal Communities
HISTORY Omara-Otunnu, A. Mellon Foundation $665,000 7/00-6/03
UConn-ANC Partnership Projects in Archives and Oral History
LING Lillo-Martin, D. NSF-Biological Sciences $249,897 1/01-12/03
The Acquisition of American Sign Language by Deaf Children with Delayed Input
MARINE Monahan, E.C. NOAA-Natl. Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. $38,000 2/00-1/01
Connecticut Sea Grant College Program: Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, 2000, Amy M. Owsley
MARINE Whitlatch, R.B. NSF-Geosciences $240,531 8/00-7/05
Long-Term Studies on the Recruitment Dynamics of Shallow Water Epifaunal Communities
PHYSICS Bent, G.D. United Technologies-Research Center $26,614 8/00-12/00
Thermophysical Properties of Refrigerant/Lubricant Mixtures (Co-PI: Michels, H.H.)
POLI SCI Dautrich, K. University of Maryland $12,000 7/00-9/00
American Journalism in Review
PSYCH Swadlow, H.A. NSF-Biological Sciences $102,500 9/00-8/01
Functional Microcircuits of Sensory Neocortex
PHARM SCI Burgess, D.J. Pfizer Inc. $5,500 8/00-12/00
In Vitro Standards for Controlled Release Parentals
PHARM SCI Morris, J.B. Vinyl Acetate Toxicology Group $23,800 6/00-5/01
Oral Metabolism and Acetate Effects of Vinyl Acetate
Social Work
SOC WORK Davidson, K. Conn. Dept. of Social Services $14,400 6/00-9/00
Contract Between the Dept. of Social Services Bureau of Rehab Services & UConn School of Social Work-Organizational & Skill Dev.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
HLTH SVCS Nevers, J.M. Conn. Dept. of Public Health $25,000 7/00-6/01
Connecticut College and University HIV/AIDS Prevention and Education Network
Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education
MSTC Babb, I.G. NOAA-Natl. Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. $50,000 5/00-4/02
Access to Seafloor Imagery-Developing a Web-Based Archive for Habitat Classification, Monitoring, Research & Education