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  October 4, 2004


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

Principal Investigator
Primary Source
Award Total
School of Allied Health
Allied Health Tiberio, D. Rogers Corp. $48,827 6/04-5/05
The Effect of Cushioning Insoles on Gait Initiation in Older Adults
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Animal Science Faustman, C. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $123,200 9/04-8/07
The Effects of Mitochondria on Postmortem Myoglobin Redox Stability
Cooperative Extension Centers Broderick, S. The Nature Conservancy $95,421 6/04-5/05
Cooperative Agreement Between the Nature Conservancy Connecticut Chapter and the University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System
Cooperative Extension Centers Ricard, R. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $40,000 6/04-5/05
Connecticut Urban Forestry Volunteer Coordinator
Cooperative Extension Centers Worthley, T. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $30,000 6/04-5/05
Connecticut Forest Stewardship Program Coordinator
Cooperative Extension Centers Worthley, T. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture $43,675 6/04-5/05
Forest Stewardship: Beyond the Plan
Natural Resources Management Salz, R. National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration/Jardon & Howard Technologies, Inc./University of Massachusetts $20,000 5/04-8/04
Guidance Document for Coastal Restoration Projects
Plant Science Berkowitz, G. U.S. Dept. of State/Institute of International Education Inc. $25,000 7/04-6/06
Enhancing Drought/Salinity Tolerance of Wheat Varieties Indigenous to North Africa: Research, Teaching, and Outreach
NEAG School of Education
Educational Psychology Brown, S. U.S. Dept. of Education/Metropolitan Learning Center $1,782 1/04-12/04
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program Metropolitan Learning Center
Educational Psychology Brown, S. U.S. Dept. of Education/Derby Public Schools $4,293 6/04-5/05
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program Derby Public School
Educational Psychology Brown, S. U.S. Dept. of Education/Willington Hall School $2,430 1/04-12/04
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program Willington Hall School
Educational Psychology Brown, S. U.S. Dept. of Education/Sunset Ridge School $2,835 4/04-12/04
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program Sunset Ridge School, East Hartford
Educational Psychology Chafouleas, S. Society for the Study of School Psychology $11,532 6/04-5/05
Moving Closer Toward Studying Usable Knowledge: Development and Validation of the Usage Rating Profile (URP)
Educational Psychology Kehle, T. Unified School District 19 (Edwin O. Smith High School) $27,426 8/04-6/05
Psychological Services to the Schools Unified School District 19 (Edwin O. Smith High School)
School of Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Anagnostou, E. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $9,457 5/04-9/04
Assistance in Operation of the Wind Profiler on University of Connecticut Campus
Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center Barbir, F. Lynntech Industries Inc. $10,400 6/04-8/04
Comparison of Internal Resistance Measurement of PEM Fuels Cells with Current-Interrupt and High Frequency Impedance Techniques
Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center Molter, T. Dept. of Energy/Proton Energy Systems $24,992 7/04-8/04
PEM Electrolytic Fueling System Modeling
Computer Science & Engineering Kiayias, A. VKD Shoppe Inc./U.S. Dept. of Commerce/National Institute of Standards and Technology $24,900 7/04-1/05
Credential Management
Electrical & Computer Engineering Chen, N. Multi-Dimensional Technology LLC $25,636 5/04-8/04
Frequency-Domain Diffuse Optical Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection
Electrical & Computer Engineering Jain, F. Dept. of Energy/Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000 7/04-12/04
Processing of Si Integrated Circuits Designed for Artificial Retina
Electrical & Computer Engineering Willett, P. Dept. of Defense $269,210 4/04-9/06
Target Tracking with Data Fusion Using Multistatic Active Sonar: Collaboration with SACLANT/CEN
Mechanical Engineering Olgac, N. National Science Foundation $34,998 7/04-6/05
An Innovative Framework on the Stability of Dynamics with Multiple Time Delays
Mechanical Engineering Tang, J. National Science Foundation $150,000 8/04-7/07
SST: Robust Wireless Piezoelectric Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Anthropology McBrearty, S. National Science Foundation $11,994 8/04-7/06
A Middle Pleistocene Landscape Archaeology Project in the Kapthurin Formation, Kenya
Chemistry Birge, R. National Institutes of Health $71,193 3/04-2/06
Advanced Isotope Aided NMR for CB2 Structural Study
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Cardon, Z. National Science Foundation $486,153 7/04-6/07
Desert Microbial Activity in the Rhizosphere Oasis
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Chazdon, R. National Science Foundation $19,374 9/04-8/07
Collaborative Research: Causes and Consequences of Temporal Patterns in Tree Colonization During Succession in Wet Tropical Forests
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Goffinet, B. National Science Foundation $11,549 7/04-6/06
Chloroplast Evolution of a Nonphotosynthetic Liverwort, Cryptothallus mirabilis (Aneuraceae)
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Holsinger, K. National Institutes of Health $357,369 8/04-7/07
Bayesian Methods for Analyzing Genetic Diversity
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Simon, C. National Science Foundation $400,000 9/04-8/07
Phylogeography of New Zealand Cicadas
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Wagner, D. Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection $24,969 7/04-12/05
Invertebrates of Connecticut Coastal Strand Communities
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Wagner, D. Connecticut Dept. of Environmental Protection $10,291 7/04-12/04
Inventory and Assessment of Priority Wetland Bird Species in Connecticut
Economics Carstensen, F. New England Raceway $15,650 7/04-11/04
The Projected Economic Impact of the Proposed New England Raceway
Economics Carstensen, F. Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute $21,875 5/04-9/04
The Current Economic Impact of the Clark Art Institute and the Projected Economic Impacts of its Expansion
Marine Sciences/Marine Science & Technology Dierssen, H. National Aeronautics and Space Administration $408,255 7/04-7/07
Benthic Ecology from Space: Algorithms for Remote Sensing of Seagrass Primary Production from the MODIS Ocean
Marine Sciences/Marine Science & Technology Lin, S. National Science Foundation $200,000 7/04-6/06
Constructing Robust Multi-Gene Phylogeny Studying Host and Plastid Evolution in the Alveolate Protist Dinoflagellata
Modern & Classical Languages Pardo, O. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation / University of Notre Dame $28,702 1/04-12/04
Critical Edition of Miguel Cabello de Balboa's Miscelanea Antartica
Physics Javanainen, J. National Science Foundation $210,000 7/04-6/07
Theory for Dynamical Phenomena in Quantum Degenerate Gases
Physiology & Neurobiology Rubio, M. Dept. of Defense $34,424 4/04-5/05
The Effects of Heat Acclimation On the Expression of Glutamate Receptors, FOS and P-CREB in the Rat Hypothalamus
Psychology Fisher, J. National Institutes of Health $95,159 7/04-6/07
Dynamics of HIV Risk Behavior: A Daily Process Approach
Psychology Kalichman, S. National Institutes of Health $2,007,983 8/04-7/08
Gender Violence and HIV Risk Reduction in South Africa
Psychology Marsh, K. National Science Foundation $327,750 8/04-7/07
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