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  October 7, 2002

The following grants were received through the Office for Sponsored Programs in August. 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.

Department Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Award Period
Agriculture & Natural Resources
AG ECON Cotterill, R. USDA-Cooperative State Research, Educ. & Services $452,715 09/02-08/05
Food Marketing Policy Center for Research (Co-PIs: Lopez, R.; Foltz, J.; Larson, B.)
AG ECON Larson, B. Boston University $21,375 07/02-09/02
Economics of Health and the Environment
COOP EXT Wilbur, B. USDA-Cooperative State Research, Educ. & Services $24,691 08/02-07/04
Interactive Grass Identificational Tutorial
NAT RES M&E Civco, D. NOAA $29,669 09/02-05/03
Surface Water Quality and Impervious Surface Quantity: A Preliminary Study
NAT RES M&E Civco, D. Univ. of Hartford-Space Grant College Consortium $3,100 07/02-02/03
University of Connecticut Space Grant Campus Director
NUTR SCI Clark, R. USDA-National Research Initiative $96,093 09/
Effect of Dietary Lipid on Intestinal Carotenoid Absorption (Co-PIs: Furr, H.; Andrew, S.)
NUTR SCI Koo, S. Algroup Lonza Inc. $103,347 08/02-12/04
A Clinical Study on the Effect of L-Carnitine on the Loss of Fat During Weight Reduction (Co-PI: Fernandez, M.)
PLANT SCI Guillard, K. USDA-Cooperative State Research, Educ. & Services $64,500 08/02-07/04
Interactive Grass Identification Tutorials (Co-PIs: Rackliffe, S.; Marrotte, E.)
PLANT SCI Von Bodman, S. NSF-Div of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences $117,000 06/02-08/03
Quorum Sensing Mediated Regulation of Exopolymer Synthesis in Panteoa Stewartii: A Critical Factor in Surface Attachment, BiofilmForm
Chancellor's Office
JORGENSEN Rock, R. New England Foundation for the Arts $14,100 07/02-06/03
Urban Bush Women - Shadow's Child New England Dance Project
EPSY Kehle, T. Sterling Memorial School $12,064 09/02-06/03
Psychological Services to the Schools (Graduate Assistant: Kristen Weinstein) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Kehle, T. Sterling Memorial School $12,064 09/02-06/03
Psychological Services to the Schools (Graduate Assistant: Robin Dobson) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Kehle, T. Sterling Memorial School $12,064 09/02-06/03
Psychological Services to the Schools (Graduate Assistant: Jeffrey Tims) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Kehle, T. Sterling Memorial School $12,064 09/02-06/03
Psychological Services to the Schools (Graduate Assistant: Nate Jones) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
EPSY Kehle, T. Sterling Memorial School $23,220 09/02-06/03
Psychological Services to the Schools (Graduate Assistant: Kate Peczynski) (Co-PIs: Bray, M.; Chafouleas, S.)
CHEM ENG Wood, T. DED-CII-High Tech R&D Grant Program $17,713 08/02-07/04
Green Chemistry for a Sustainable Environment: Enhancing Biological Degreasing Operations (Corp: Bioclean, USA)
CHEM ENG Wood, T. Hangyang University (Seoul, Korea) $21,049 06/02-05/05
Molecular Evolution of Dioxygenases for Bioremediation of Nitro Compounds
CIV ENG Holmen, B. USDA-National Research Initiative $158,384 05/02-04/04
Generation, Transport and Transformation of Pesticide Residues on Airborne Fine Particulate Matter Derived From Managed Soils
CIV ENG Mackay, A. USDA-National Research Initiative $295,000 09/02-08/05
Factors Controlling Veterinary Antibiotic Sorption to Soils
COMP SCI Russell, A. NSF-Experimental and Integrative Activities $149,997 08/02-07/05
Quantum Monte Carlo Algorithms and Quantum Circuit Complexity
ECE Javidi, B. Lockheed Martin Energy System, Inc. $27,527 09/02-03/04
3D Image Recognition
ECE Luh, P. NSF-Design Manufacturing Initiation $149,453 08/02-01/04
Scheduling, Inventory Optimization, and Coordination of Maintenance Networks
ECE Luh, P. Toshiba Corp. $12,500 04/02-03/03
Supply Chain Performance Evaluation and Improvement
ECE Willett, P. DOD-Navy-Naval Undersea Warfare Center $35,000 07/02-01/03
Integrated Passive Detection and Classification
ECE Zhu, Q. PHS-NIH-National Cancer Institute $206,702 09/02-08/03
Near Infrared Diffused Light Imaging with Ultrasound Guidance
MECH ENG Cetegen, B. Conn. Dept. of Transportation $122,725 01/03-12/04
Evaluation of Emission Performance of Municipal Buses with Hybrid Diesel-Electric Propulsion
MECH ENG Faghri, A. Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs $1,990,263 06/02-08/02
Portable Fuel Cell Power Systems (Co-PI: Bergman, P.)
METALLURGY Shaw, L. NSF-Design Manufacturing Initiation $120,000 09/02-08/03
Dental Restoration Through Multi-Materials Laser Densification
Family Studies
FAMILY STUDIES Anderson, S. Conn. Office of Policy and Management $40,000 07/02-09/03
Title V: Delinquency Prevention Evaluation
Liberal Arts & Sciences
BIOL: EE Adams, E. NSF-Division of Environmental Biology $233,000 09/02-08/05
Behavioral Control of the Reproductive Structure of Termite Colonies
BIOL: EE Les, D. State of Minnesota $4,500 07/02-03/03
Characterizing Hybridity in Invasive Minnesota Watermilfoil Populations Using Molecular Markers
BIOL: MC Goldhamer, D. PHS-NIH-Aging $286,000 08/02-07/03
Identification of Osteogenic Progenitor Cells in Skeleta
BIOL: MC Reiter, W. NSF-Div of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences $110,000 09/02-08/03
Characterization of Xyloglucan Galactosyltransferase Homologs in Arabidopsis
BIOL: PN Conover, J. PHS-NIH-Neurological Disorders and Strokes $135,850 09/02-08/03
In Vitro Differentiation Capacity of Neuronal Stem Cells
CHEMISTRY Basu, A. PHS-NIH-Environmental Health Sciences $254,610 07/02-06/03
Biological Effects of DNA Adducts Formed by Nitropyrenes
CHEMISTRY Birge, R. PHS-NIH-General Medical Studies $223,532 09/02-08/03
Photobiology of Rhodopsin, Bacteriorhodopsin, and Cones
CHEMISTRY Frank, H. USDA-National Research Initiative $140,000 09/02-08/04
Direct Electrochemistry of Redox Cofactors in Photosynthetic Reaction Centers
CSRA Barnes, C. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy $57,000 04/02-04/02
Land Owners at the Current Suburban Edge of Portland, Oregon and Sacramento, Calif.
CSRA Barnes, C. Love Makes a Family $4,550 06/02-06/03
Connecticut Business Quarterly
ECONOMICS Carstensen, F. Wadsworth Atheneum $23,900 06/02-12/02
The Economic Impact of Current Activities of Wadsworth Atheneum and its Potential Expansion
ENGLISH Riggio,T. National Endowment for the Humanities $75,000 07/02-06/04
Two Volumes of New Letters of Theodore Dreiser
GEOLOGY Liu, L. University of Maryland, Baltimore County $17,091 08/01-07/03
Core-Mantle Interactions and the Polar Motion of the Earth
MARINE SCIS Monahan, E. NOAA-Sea Grant $20,000 03/02-02/03
Connecticut Fisheries Extension Enhancement
POLI SCI Best, S. Workers Compensation Research Institute $101,250 06/02-01/03
Workers Compensation Research Institute, Injured Workers in the States of Pennsylvania and California
POLI SCI Dautrich, K. Rutgers-State University of New Jersey $170,500 02/02-10/02
Workforce Investment Act Customer Satisfaction for New Jersey Department of Labor (Co-PI: Barnes, C.)
PSYCH Fein, D. National Alliance for Autism Research $54,000 07/02-06/04
Oxytocin and Extended Peptide in Individuals with Autism Oxytocin
PSYCH Fisher, J. PHS-NIH-National Institute of Mental Health $30,490 09/02-09/03
HIV Coping and Safer Behavior: A Theoretical Approach (Graduate Assistant: Josephine Korcharmos)
PSYCH Fowler, C. Haskins Laboratories $258,028 08/02-08/03
Haskins Laboratories Affiliation with UConn, Depts. of Linguistics, Communications Sciences, Speech Pathology, & Psychology
PSYCH Kenny, D. NSF-Biological & Critical Systems $60,000 09/02-08/03
Training in the Social Relations Model
PSYCH Naigles, L. National Alliance for Autism Research $66,752 07/02-06/03
The Development of Language Comprehension in Children with Autism: A Longitudinal Study Using Paradigm (Co-PIs: Fein,D.; Barton, M.)
SOCIOLOGY Neubeck, K. NSF-Division of Social & Economic Science $7,500 08/02-07/03
Racial Reproduction: the Relationship Between Immigrant Racial Knowledge and Immigrant Racial Identity
STATISTICS Chen, M. University of North Carolina $38,140 07/02-03/03
Inference in Regression Models with Missing Covarites
STATISTICS Dey, D. UConn Health Center $6,402 08/02-01/03
Exposure Response Relationships in Hand-Arm Vibration
NURSING Engler, A. Case Western Reserve University $9,558 02/02-01/03
Pre-term Skin Contact Effects on Electrophysiologic Sleep
PHARM SCI Aneskievich, B. PHS-NIH-Arth. & Muscul. & Skin Diseases $59,632 09/02-09/03
A Novel Peroxisome Proliferator Activated Receptor (PPAR) Coregulator in Keratinocytes (Graduate Assistant: Anthony Flores)
PHARM SCI Hubbard, A. PHS-NIH-Arth. & Muscul. & Skin Diseases $53,766 09/02-08/03
Regulation of ICAM-1 Mouse Macrophages (Graduate Assistant: Michael Thibodeau)
PHARM SCI Kalonia, D. Mixed Sources $16,000 06/02-06/03
Protein Solubility and its Correlation with Second Viral Coefficient
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
CAP Ranjeet, B. Department of Higher Education $59,250 06/02-05/03
Connecticut College Admission and Bridge Program (CONNCAB)
Vice Provost for Multicultural Affairs
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS Bravo-Ureta, B. Universidad Austral De Chile $5,723 08/02-07/03
Training Contract Between the University of Connecticut and the Universidad Austral De Chile
RAINBOW CTR Marnin, S. Women's Sports Foundation $2,837 07/02-10/02
Homophobia in Athletics
Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education
GRAD SCHOOL Greger, J. NSF-Division of Graduate Education $67,500 08/02-07/07
Graduate Research Fellowship Program
NURC Auster, P. Conservation Law Foundation $12,000 08/02-08/03
Towards Validation of Distinct Physiographic Units as Proxies for Patterns in Marine Biological Diversity in the Gulf of Maine
NURC Auster, P. Natural Resources Defense Council $3,000 06/02-12/02
Production of an Educational CD Product - A Tour of Oceanographer Canyon

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