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  November 12, 2001

The following grants were received through the Office for Sponsored Programs in September. The list represents only new proposals awarded and excludes continuations. The list of grants is supplied to the Advance each month by the Office for Sponsored Programs, and is printed in one or more issues, depending on space available.

Agricultural & Natural Resources
Chancellor's Office
Family Studies

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Vice Chancellor for Bus. & Admin.
Vice Provost for Research & Grad. Ed.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Agriculture & Natural Resources
COOP EXT Gary, S. UConn Health Center $18,952 7/01-6/02
Provision of Nutrition Services to Families of Children with Phenylketonuria and Other Metabolic Disorders
COOP EXT Worthley, T. Conn. Agric. Experiment Station (New Haven) $20,000 3/01-12/02
Regeneration Handbook
NAT RES M&E Civco, D. National Aeronautics and Space Administration $25,000 9/01-8/04
Geospatial Extension Technology Program (NASA Space Grant) (Co-PI: Prisloe, M.)
NUTR SCI Rodriguez, N. American Egg Board $42,400 9/01-9/02
Relationships Between Protein Source, Exercise Training and Protein Utilization in Men and Women
PLANT SCI Berkowitz, G. NSF-Div. of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences $173,638 9/01-9/02
IPA Assignment to the National Science Foundation
PLANT SCI Berkowitz, G. USDA-National Research Initiative $130,000 9/01-8/03
Calmoduling, CA & Camp Gated Ions Channels
PLANT SCI Gaxiola, R. USDA-National Research Initiative $145,000 9/01-8/03
Engineering Salt and Drought Tolerant Plants
PLANT SCI Legrand, A. USDA-National Research Initiative $130,000 10/01-9/04
Influence of Plant Morphology on the Efficacy and Intraguild Interactions of Pea Aphid Predators
Chancellor's Office
IMS Boggs, S. Dept. of Defense-U.S. Army $79,989 8/01-8/02
Optimization of Capacitor Materials and Structures
EKIN Maresh, C. Algroup Lonza Inc. $198,769 8/01-7/02
L-Carnitine-L-Tartrate and L-Carnitine Magnesium Citrate (LCMC) Supplementation: Novel New Roles for These Compounds
EPSY Kehle, T. Winsted Public Schools, Winsted, Conn. $10,554 8/01-8/02
Psychological Services to Students (Graduate Assistant: Jones, N.) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Kehle, T. Winsted Public Schools, Winsted, Conn. $10,554 8/01-8/02
Psychological Services to Students (Graduate Assistant: Alric, J.) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Renzulli, J. Educational Research and Improvement $2,148,986 10/01-9/02
The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented
CHEM ENG Helble, J. Fluent Inc. $44,055 6/01-5/04
High Pressure Combustion Kinetics
CIV ENG Smets, B. Pfizer Inc. $171,620 8/01-8/03
Identifying New Strategies for the Biochemical Treatment of Pharmaceutical Wastewater Effluents (Co-PI: MacKay, A.)
ECE Enderle, J. Hartford Healthcare Inc. $4,000 8/01-8/02
Industrial Engineering Internship Program at the Hartford Healthcare
ECE Luh, P. Global Project Design $30,000 7/01-3/02
A Price-Based Coordination Approach for Distributed Project Design
ECE Taylor, G. Opel Inc. $388,000 9/01-9/03
Development of Integrated Photoreceivers
MECH ENG Pitchumani, R. Dept. of Defense-U.S. Air Force $104,000 9/01-6/02
Curing of Composites: An Integrated Multiscale Process Description Toward Tailored Structures and Properties
Family Studies
FAMILY STUDIES Anderson, S. Conn. Office of Policy and Management $50,000 7/01-9/02
Neighborhood Youth Center Evaluation (Co-PI: Sabatelli, R.)
FAMILY STUDIES Harkness, S. NSF-Biological & Critical Systems $88,294 9/01-5/02
Children's Research Initiative Center for Culture, Health and Human Development (Co-PIs: Super, C.; Ferris, A., Nutr. Sci.)
Liberal Arts & Sciences
CHEMISTRY Howell, A. NSF-Division of Chemistry $304,650 8/01-7/04
Unusual Oxetanes as New Scaffolds in Organic Synthesis
CHEMISTRY Papadimitrakopoulos, F. National Aeronautics and Space Administration $14,000 8/01-9/01
Planetary Reconfigurable Robotic and Biomimetic Systems Using Novel Nano Micro Actuators
CHEMISTRY Suib, S.. Yardney Technical Products Inc $130,000 9/01-2/03
Battery Studies
COMM SCI Buck, R. American Psychological Association $10,257 7/01-6/02
Festschrift of Benson E. Ginsburg (Co-PI: Maxson, S.)
CSRA Barnes, C. Conn. Council for Philanthropy $27,500 8/01-1/02
Philanthropic Behaviors and Attitudes of Connecticut Businesses
CSRA Barnes, C. Dept. of Econ. and Community Development $65,000 9/01-8/02
DECD Business Quarterly
CSRA Barnes, C. Minnesota Dept. of Economic Survey $170,000 8/01-11/02
WIA Customer Satisfaction in the Minnesota Workforce Center System
CSRA Barnes, C. Rutgers State University of New Jersey $84,000 8/01-10/01
New Jersey Department of Labor-Workforce Investment Act Customer Satisfaction Survey Round 2
GEOG Macinko, S. Alaska Department of Fish & Game $54,738 7/01-12/01
Fishing Community Impacts and Study Methods Pilot Project
HISTORY Benson, S. U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development $30,000 9/01-8/03
Constructing American Homes: The Suburbanization of Rhode Island, 1935-1955 (Graduate Asst.: Leslie Frank)
MATH Abikoff, W. NSF-Div. of Mathematical Sciences $50,000 9/01-8/02
Scientific Research Environments for the Mathematical Sciences
MATH. Abikoff, W NSF-Div. of Mathematical Sciences $30,000 9/01-8/02
2001 Ahlfors-Ber Colloquium
PHYSICS Sinkovic, B. Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs $4,478 9/01-9/01
Characterization of Magnetic Nanostructures
POLI SCI Dautrich, K. American Council on Education $112,000 4/01-3/02
American Council on Education Internationalization Study
PSYCH Fein, D. PHS-HRSA-Maternal & Child Health $209,473 9/01-7/02
Early Detection of Autism: Comparison of Three Screening Instruments (Co-PIs: Green, J.; Barton, M.)
PSYCH Swadlow, H. PHS-NIH-National Institute of Mental Health $283,850 7/01-6/02
The Impact of Thalmic Impulses on Awarke Neocortex
STATISTICS Dey, D. UConn Health Center $13,119 8/01-3/02
Resource Use and Patient Outcomes in Medicare Home Care
PHARM SCI Pikel, M. Pfizer Inc. $100,000 7/01-6/05
Pfizer Research Assistantship in Freeze-Drying
Vice Chancellor for Business & Administration
PUBLIC SAFETY Hudd, R. Conn. Department of Transportation $8,750 3/01-9/01
Evidential Breath Analysis Equipment, UConn, Storrs (Co-PI: Sipperly, L.)
Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education
ISI Rockwell, R. The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Inc. $103,386 9/01-8/02
Funding the Establishment of a Strategic Communications/Marketing Plan

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