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  December 4, 2000


The list of grants is supplied to the Advance each month by the Office for Sponsored Programs. The full list for each month is posted to the Advance website and is printed in one or more issues, according to the space available.

Grants with UConn listed as a source represent a redistribution of a larger award to the University.

The following grants were received by the Office of Sponsored Programs in October:
(Grants with UConn listed as a sponsor represent a redistribution of a larger award to the University)
Agricultural & Natural Resources
Allied Health

Family Studies
International Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Agriculture and Natural Resources
AG ECON Larson, B.A. USDA-National Research Institute $50,000 9/00-11/01
European Union Environmental Policies and the Competitiveness of U.S. Agriculture
COOP EXT Arnold, C.L. USDA-Coop. State Res., Educ. & Ext. Serv. $360,000 9/00-9/04
Coordination of a Network of Projects Addressing the Impacts of Land Use on Water Quality
COOP EXT Gray, P.M. National 4-H Council $9,998 7/00-6/01
Free For Life Demonstration Site
COOP EXT Worthley, T.E. New England Extension Consortium $1,000 5/00-9/00
Forest Fragmentation and Parcelization Planning Grant
NAT RES M&E Barclay, J.S. Town of South Windsor, Conn. $22,156 6/00-6/02
Town of South Windsor Sustainabural Resources Development
NUTR SCI Shanley, E.L. Conn. Dept. of Education $71,601 9/00-12/01
2000 Team Nutrition Training Grant
PATHOBIO French, R.A. Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $117,856 9/00-12/01
Investigation of Mosquito Control Agents in Long Island Sound Ambient Water and Lobster Populations
PATHOBIO French, R.A. U. S. EPA-Long Island Sound Office $73,097 10/00-9/02
Assessment of the Cause(s) and Extent of Morbidity and Mortality of American Lobster (Homarus americanus) in Long Island Sound
PATHOBIO Van Kruiningen, H.J. Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $99,628 7/00-6/01
Bird Surveillance for West Nile Virus in Connecticut
PLANT SCI. Bridgen, M.P Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation $12,000 8/00-7/01
Breeding and Production of the New Cut Flower Crop, Leucocoryne
PLANT SCI Ellis, D.R. USDA-Animal & Plant Health Inspection Serv. $5,000 9/00-9/01
Cooperative Agreement Award for Noxious Weeds
Allied Health
ALD HLTH Pescatello, L.S. Eastern Connecticut Area Agency on Aging $10,000 10/00-9/01
Older Adult Heart Health Screening and Education Program
ALD HLTH Pescatello, L.S. Suntech Medical $2,000 1/00-12/01
Influence of Acute Dynamic Exercise on Resting Blood Pressure Women Hypertension
ALD HLTH Pescatello, L.S. University of Hartford $150 1/00-12/01
Influence of Acute Dynamic Exercise on Resting Blood Pressure Women Hypertension
ALD HLTH Smey, J.W. Newington Cert. Prog.-Orthotics & Prosthetics $35,748 8/00-5/02
Biomedical Investigations in Prosthetics
CSBDC Gruell, D.R. Mixed Sources $5,000 10/00-9/01
Centers-University Support and Services Conn. Small Business Development Center Match FY01
EPSY Kehle, T.J. East Hampton Public Schools $20,075 8/00-8/01
Psychological Services to Students (Co-PI: Bray, M.A.)
EPSY Kehle, T.J. The Futures Group $9,539 9/00-6/01
Psychological Services to Students (Co-PI: Bray, M.A.)
EPSY Renzulli, J.S. U.S. Dept. of Ed.-Educ. Research and Improvement $1,750,000 10/00-9/01
The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
CHEM ENG Fenton, J.M. Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd. $42,581 7/00-6/02
Sanyo Engineer Fuel Cell Training
CHEM ENG Wood, T.K. Dept. of Defense-U.S. Army $55,400 9/00-3/01
Rhizoremediation of Tetrachloroethylene by Toluene-O-Xylene Monooxygenase
CIV ENG Anagnostou, E.N. NSF-Geosciences $63,569 10/00-9/02
Experimental Investigation of X-Band Polarimetric-Radar Rainfall Estimation
CIV ENG Demars, K.R. Conn. Dept. of Transportation $25,268 5/00-12/00
Determining Properties, Standards, and Performance of Wood Waste Materials as an Erosion Control Mulch and as a Filter Berm
CIV ENG Malla, R.B. United Tech-Hamilton Sundstrand Space $12,000 9/00-8/02
Structural and Mechanical Studies of Water De-Ionizing Systems for Space Station
CIV ENG Ogden, F.L. University of Louisiana $10,731 6/00-12/00
Distributed Hydrologic Modeling of Low-Gradient Watersheds
CIV ENG Stephens, J.E. Conn. Dept. of Transportation $99,816 9/00-8/01
Application of Infrared Thermographic Imager to Bituminous Concrete Pavement (Co-PI: Mahoney, J.M.)
COMP SCI Ammar, R.A. NSF-Social, Behavioral and Economic Science $26,927 9/00-8/02
Performance-Oriented Design of Real-Time System
Family Studies
FAM STDS Anderson, S.A. Conn. Office of Policy and Management $20,000 7/00-6/01
Evaluation Tools for Youth Programs
International Affairs
IPS-I Mahan, E. Brown University $4,807 8/00-6/01
Contract for Partial Payment of Salary of Kristin Jannke Demuzzio, Consortium Coordinator for Latin American Studies Consortium of NE
Liberal Arts and Sciences
CAP Miller-Benjamin, D.L. U.S. Dept. of Ed.-Postsecondary Education $146,791 9/00-9/01
CSRA Barnes, C. Capitol Region Council of Governments $45,650 8/00-12/00
Picture it Better Together: Taking Transportation Goals from Policy to Reality
CSRA Barnes, C. Conn. Dept. of Economic and Community Dev. $65,000 9/00-8/01
DECD Business Quarterly Surveys
HISTORY Roe, S.A. Dibner Inst. for the History of Science & Tech $31,000 9/00-5/01
Radical Biology in the Enlightenment
HISTORY Spalding, K. Brown University $16,800 1/01-6/01
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship for Research on: The Construction of a Reputation: The Legacy of Francisco De Toledo in Peru
MARINE Dam, H.G. Dept. of Defense-Office of Naval Res. $63,578 10/00-9/03
Transport of Optically Active Particles from the Surface Mixed Layer: Losses Due to Grazing and Flocculation During the Chalk-Ex Study
MARINE Kremer, P. NSF-Geosciences $247,029 01/01-12/03
Salp Swarm Dynamics: Energetics, Growth and Reproduction of Two Bloom-Forming Species
POLI SCI Boyer, M.A. University of Pittsburgh $42,060 6/00-9/02
Teaching Negotiation Over the Internet
POLI SCI Dautrich, K. Government Consulting Group Inc. $27,000 10/00-11/00
Citizen Survey of Waterford, Conn.
PSYCH Essock, S. Conn. Dept of Mental Health & Addiction Serv. $355,579 9/99-8/00
Cost Effectiveness of a Consumer Advocacy Program
PSYCH Fisher, J.D. PHS-NIH-National Institute of Mental Health $164,908 9/00-6/01
HIV Prevention Intervention in Indian Truck Drivers
PHARM SCI Makriyannis, A. PHS-NIH-National Institute of Drug Abuse $137,830 9/00-8/01
Studies on Cannabinoid Effects and Cannamimetic Drugs
Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Education
ERI Carley, R.J. Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $63,280 9/00-5/01
ERI/DEP Laboratory Analysis for the Coastal 2000 Program
ERI Carley, R.J. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency $20,000 10/00-9/01
Spanish Translation of: Hartford and the Environment: Critical Issues for the New Millennium
MSTC Auster, P.J. NOAA-Natl. Marine Fish Serv., New Milford $20,000 9/00-9/01
Patterns in the Distribution of Microhabitat Resource Along a Gradient of Fishing Effort in Closed Area II on Georges Bank