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   October 14, 2003


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.

Department Principal
Sponsor Award Award Period
Cooperative Extension System Prisloe, M. Inst. for the Application of Geospatial Technologies $5,000 4/1/03-12/31/03
Connecticut Remote Sensing Workshop
Pathobiology Bushmich, S. Conn. Dept. of Public Health $75,219 7/1/03-6/30/04
Equine West Nile Virus Surveillance
Plant Science Elliott, G. New England Greenhouse Conference $20,000 7/1/03-6/30/04
Effective Use of Microbial Inoculants for the Suppression of Soil-borne Pathogens
Allied Health Kerstetter, J. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $39,836 11/1/02-10/31/04
The Effect of Soy Protein and Isoflavones on Bone in Older Women
Educational Psychology Brown, S. Lebanon Public Schools $3,321 4/1/03- 12/31/03
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program
Educational Psychology Coyne, M. U.S. Department of Education $29,596 10/1/02-9/30/03
School-wide Beginning Reading Training Project
Educational Psychology Kehle, T. Preston Board of Education $11,574 8/23/03-6/30/04
Psychological Services to Schools (Graduate Assistant: Jeffrey Timms)
Educational Psychology Kehle, T. Sterling School System $46,299 8/23/03 - 6/30/04
Psychological Services to Schools (Graduate Assistants: Kevin Fontaine, Mahri Elinoff, Amy Glazer, Eric Leaf)
Booth Engineering Center Luh, P. National Science Foundation $8,000 9/1/03-2/29/04
The 2003 International Workshop on IT-Enabled Supply Chain Management and Logistics
Chemical Engineering Parnas, R. National Science Foundation $95,966 8/1/03-7/31/04
Investigation of Wheat Gluten as an Industrial Material
Computer Science & Engineering Santos, E. Advanced Research and Development Agency $75,000 3/5/03-8/2/04
Modeling Analysts Through Dynamic User Modeling
Computer Science & Engineering Shvartsman, A. National Science Foundation $150,000 7/15/03-6/30/06
Distributed Collaborative Computing and Adversity
Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center Sammes, N. Lilliputian Systems $36,342 7/1/03-12/31/03
Low Temperature Sintering of Anode Materials for SOFC
Electrical & Computer Engineering Bansal, R. Lockheed Martin $15,035 4/1/03-12/31/03
Design of a Technology Demonstrator for Rf Power Transmission to and Telemetry from a Water-borne Sonar Array
Metallurgy & Materials Engineering Padture, N. National Science Foundation $60,000 8/15/03-7/31/04
SGER: Engineered Nanowires and Devices
Connecticut Transportation Institute Shea, D. Conn. Dept. of Public Health $16,000 3/1/03-6/30/04
Bicycle Facility Design and Pedestrian Safety Workshops
Anthropology McBrearty, S. Leakey Foundation $9,000 6/1/03- 6/1/04
Technological Variation in the Middle Stone Age of East Africa
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Cardon, Z. Environmental Protection Agency $34,000 8/1/03-8/31/04
Effect of Tillage and Carbon Input Levels on Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics Over the Long-Term
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Rubega, M. U.S. Department of Agriculture $104,506 9/1/03-8/31/05
The Fruits of Success: Examining the Contribution of Avian Seed Dispersal to the Spread of Invasive Woody Fruit-Producing Plants
Molecular & Cell Biology Strausbaugh, L. U.S. Department of Justice $2,000,000 3/1/03-2/28/06
DNA Research in Support of Crime Lab Improvement
Chemistry. Bruckner, C National Science Foundation $16,700 8/1/03-7/31/05
US-Germany Joint Cooperative Research: Pyrazole-Based Porphyrins
Chemistry Kumar, C. National Science Foundation $350,000 7/15/03-6/30/06
Novel Bioactive Inorganic Materials
Chemistry Suib, S. Nat'l. Aeronautical and Space Administration $24,000 8/1/03-8/31/04
NASA Grant Student Researchers Program (GSRP)
Communication Sciences Max, L. Nat'l. Organization for Hearing Research Foundation $10,000 1/17/03-1/16/04
Toward an Understanding of How Deaf and Hearing-Impaired Individuals Can Learn, Maintain, and Refine Internal Models for High-Precision Speech…
Modern & Classical Languages Herzberger, D. U.S. Department of Education $213,020 7/1/03-6/30/05
A National Study on Secondary to Postsecondary Foreign Language Articulation
Geology Thorson, R. National Science Foundation $149,025 8/15/03-7/31/05
Beyond Stone Walls: Toward a K-8 Curriculum
Marine Sciences Bohlen, W. Nat'l. Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $202,300 10/1/03-9/30/04
Toward a Long Island Sound Integrated Coastal Observing System: Linking Science, Policy and Public to Long Island Sound
Marine Sciences Koerting, C. PEL Associates $5,000 7/15/03- 12/31/03
Analysis and Evaluation of Coated Microspheres
Marine Sciences Renaud, P. National Science Foundation $286,532 8/18/03-8/31/06
Benthic Responses to Seasonal Carbon Inputs: Size-Partitioned Remineralization on Two Arctic Continental Shelves
Marine Sciences Vinopal, R. U.S. Department of Agriculture $51,894 5/1/03-4/30/04
Development of Ion Mobility Spectrometry Applications for Listeria Detection and Monitoring in Food Processing Plants
Philosophy Gilbert, M. Nat'l. Endowment for the Humanities $24,000 7/1/03-12/1/03
Rights Reconsidered
Physics Dutta, N. RJM Semiconductors $32,472 7/9/03- 4/9/04
Quantum Cascade Laser
Physics Gibson, G. National Science Foundation $318,600 8/1/03-7/31/06
Acquisition of a Tunable Ultrafast Laser and a Femtosecond Time-Resolved Optical Spectrometer
Physics Jones, R. National Science Foundation $74,982 8/1/03-7/31/04
Research Program in Intermediate Energy Physics
Psychology Cornman, D. Conn. Dept. of Public Health $124,231 4/1/03-3/31/06
Capacity Building Assistance to HIV Prevention Programs
Psychology Fowler, C. National Science Foundation $194,886 6/1/03-5/31/06
Collaborative Research: Informational Constraints on Interpersonal Coordination
Psychology Frisman, L. National Institutes of Health $1,971,386 10/1/02-8/31/07
Connecticut Criminal Justice Drug Abuse Treatment Services Research
Psychology Johnson, B. National Institutes of Health $63,716 8/1/03-7/31/05
A Relationship-Oriented Model of HIV Risk Behavior
Psychology Pratto, F. Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues $800 6/1/03-5/31/04
To Find Excuses for Her or to Find Fault with Her?
Pharmaceutical Sciences Bogner, R. American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education $6,000 9/1/03-8/31/04
Fellowship: The Role of Gastric Ph and Bicarbonate Secretion in Calcium Absorption

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