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    February 17, 2004


The following grants were received through the Office for Sponsored Programs in November. 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
Sponsor Award Award Period
Animal Science Darre, M. National Science Foundation $249,378 10/03- 09/07
The Dr. Dolittle Project: A Framework for Classification and Understanding of Animal Vocalizations
Animal Science Faustman, L. U.S. Department of Agriculture $200,000 11/03-11/05
Investigating the Basis of Lipid-Oxidation Induced Oxymyoglobin Oxidation in Different Meat-Producing Livestock Species
Cooperative Extension System Arnold, C. Conn. Environmental Protection Agency $100,000 10/03-03/06
Nemo Project, FY 2003
Plant Science Los, L. Conn. Environmental Protection Agency $80,000 10/03-12/04
Quinebaug River Watershed Reduced Pesticide/Nutrient Loading Demonstration Project
Allied Health
Allied Health-Dietetics Palaniswamy, U. Conn. Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction $4,000 07/03-06/04
A Family-Based Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Abuse (ATODA) Prevention Program Services for African American and Latino Adolescents in Selected Families in Connecticut
Educational Leadership Kehrhahn, M. National Science Foundation $66,494 09/03- 08/06
Photon II: Web-based Collaborative Learning for Teachers: An Adaptation and Implementation Project in Photonics Engineering Technology
Civil and Environmental Engineering Garrick, N. U.S. Department of Transportation $103,500 08/03-08/06
2003 Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship
Mechanical Engineering Reifsnider, K. United Technology Corp. $152,869 10/03- 12/06
Mechanical Modeling of PEM Stack in Support of Failure Analysis
Electrical and Computer Engineering Enderle, J. Univ. of Massachusetts Medical Center $161,860 08/03-08/04
Clinical Engineering Internship Program at the UMass Medical Center
Chemical Engineering Parnas, R. Conn. Dept. of Transportation-New England $65,791 09/03-08/05
Basalt Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Transportation Consortium
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Molecular & Cell Biology Cole, J. Public Health Services-Nat'l Institute of Health $1,345,402 12/03-11/08
Mechanism for the Activation of the Antiviral Kinase PKR
Economics Couch, K. Conn. Department of Labor $75,000 09/03- 06/04
An Evaluation of Workforce Development
Chemistry Frank, H. National Science Foundation $278,467 01/04- 12/05
Role of Xanthophylls/Non Radiative Energy Dissipation Photosynthesis
Political Science Dautrich, K. Rutgers Univ.-New Jersey Dept. of Labor $27,000 07/03-11/03
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Customer Satisfaction Surveys for the New Jersey Department of Labor
Geography Cromley, E. Public Health Services-Centers for Disease Control $18,404 09/03-09/04
GIS for Prevention of Tick-Borne Illness
Marine Sciences Whitlatch, R. Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $4,486 09/03-05/04
Identification Guide to the Larvae and Early Stages of Long Island Sound Ascidians and Bryozoans
Statistics Chen, M. Brigham Hospital $19,986 07/03- 07/04
Statistical Research for Prostate Cancer
Statistics Dey, D. Department of Defense $30,000 08/03- 04/04
Storage Efficient Data Mining for High-Speed Data Streams
Pharmaceutical Sciences Campbell, M. Conn. Department of Public Health $3,900 04/03-06/03
Elderly Medication Screening
Social Work
Social Work Cournoyer, D. Conn. Department of Justice $6,675 07/03- 06/04
Evaluation of Alternative Sanctions Program.

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