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February 22, 2005


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.
Principal Investigator
Award Period
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Cooperative Extension Centers Arnold, C. Environmental Protection Agency/Conn. Department of Environmental Protection $100,000 11/04-3/07
NEMO: Site planning, site design and source control education in support of the CT Stormwater Quality Manual.
Cooperative Extension Centers Bartholomew, C. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture/CSREES/ University of Maine $12,000 1/04-6/05
New England Pest Management Network
Pathobiology Bushmich, S. National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases/ L2 Diagnostics LLC $85,899 9/04-6/05
Recombinant Subunit West Nile Virus Vaccine Development
School of Allied Health
Health Promotion & Allied Health Sciences Faghri, P. Conn. Dept. of Public Health $200,000 7/04-6/06
Worksite Health Promotion for CT State Agencies
Neag School of Education
Educational Psychology Brown, S. Dept. of Education/Office of Elementary and Secondary Education/ Groton Public Schools $3,375 4/03-12/04
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program (HETAP)
Educational Psychology Brown, S. Dept. of Education/Office of Elementary and Secondary Education/ Greenwich Public Schools $1,188 4/04-12/04
Husky Educational Technology Assessment Program (HETAP)
Educational Psychology Karan, O. West Haven High School $11,911 8/04-5/05
Counseling Intern
Educational Psychology O’Connell, A. National Science Foundation/HER/ University of Wisconsin $67,307 9/04-8/05
COMPASS: Integrating Digital Text in Design-Based Science Classrooms
School of Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering Ivan, J. Department of Transportation/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology $22,500 9/04-8/05
New England University Transportation Center (NEUTC) Graduate Fellowships
Electrical & Computer Engineering Luh, P. United Technologies Research Center $27,528 9/04-12/04
United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) Collaborative Research Project
Materials Science & Engineering Gell, M. Dept. of Defense/Navy/Inframat Corp. $29,000 7/04-1/05
High Temperature Coatings for Turbine Blades and Vanes
Mechanical Engineering Olgac, N. National Institutes of Health/ Massachusetts General Hospital $72,350 9/04-7/05
A Novel Microinjection Process Using Rotational Oscillations
Institute of Materials Science Kurz, E. Department of Energy/Specialized Technology Resources Inc. $108,962 3/03-7/04
PVMaT-Interfacial Characterization of Glass Surfaces and Encapsulant Bonding as Used in Photovoltaic Modules
School of Fine Arts
Dramatic Arts Mack, F. Conn. Commission on the Arts $16,200 7/04-6/05
Project Support-Julius Caesar—Connecticut Repertory Theatre
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Center for Survey Research & Analysis Barnes, C. Conn. Board of Education and Service for the Blind $7,200 9/04-9/04
Customer Satisfaction Survey
Chemistry Birge, R. National Science Foundation/Syracuse University $135,210 9/04-8/07
Genetically-Engineered Bacteriorhodopsin Proteins for Holographic Associative Memories
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Elphick, C. Dept. of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration $80,438 3/04-2/06
Determining the Causes of Area-Sensitivity: A Prerequisite for Saltmarsh Bird Conservation and Restoration R/ER-24
Geology & Geophysics Liu, L. Dept. of Interior/U.S. Geological Survey $126,459 6/02-5/07
U.S. Geological Society – UConn Cooperative Agreement to Establish an office for the USGS-WRD Branch of Geophysics on the UConn Campus
Geology & Geophysics Philpotts, A. National Science Foundation/Joint Oceanographic Institutions $10,134 3/04-2/07
Integrated Ocean Drilling Program. MORB Orientation.
Marine Sciences O’Donnell, J. Dept. of Defense/Navy/ Naval Undersea Warfare Center $7,600 9/04-3/05
Charter of R/V Connecticut by Naval Undersea Warfare Center
Marine Sciences McManus, G. Dept. of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration $92,842 3/04-2/06
Development of an oligotrich ciliate as a food organism for marine aquaculture R/A-36
Molecular & Cell Biology Laufer, H. Dept. of Commerce/National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration $140,230 3/04-2/06
Lobster Defenses to Shell Disease: Endocrine Control of Molting and Wound Healing R/BT-1
Physics Stwalley, W. Dept. of Engergy/Southeastern Universities Research Association $199,013 10/01-5/05
Proposal for a Third UConn-Tjnal Bridge Position
Physiology & Neurobiology Cantino, M. National Science Foundation $282,100 9/04-8/07
Acquisition of a Transmission Electron Microscope and CCD Camera
Psychology Magnuson, J. National Institutes of Health/Institute on Deafness & Other Communication Disorders $11,769 9/04-8/07
The Auditory Lexicon: Similarity, Learning and Processing
Sociology Broadhead, R. National Institutes of Health/Institute on Drug Abuse $58,062 10/04-6/06
Preventing HIV Among Injection Drug Users (IDUS) in Yaroslavl, Russia
Sociology Villemez, W. Dept. of Interior/National Park Service/Conn. Dept. of Environmental Protection $138,000 8/04-12/05
Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan
Statistics Glaz, J. National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute/ Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. $69,637 12/03-7/04
Tests for Spatial Randomness in Cancer Maps
School of Social Work
School of Social Work Office of Dean Davidson, K. Conn. Department of Social Services $188,053 7/04-6/05
Voluntary Paternity Establishment Program


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