External Funding Received
Campus Receives Grants and Contracts for Research, Programs
Grants and contracts from both federal, state and local agencies are funding a wide range of programs and research endeavors ranging from advanced educational opportunities to studies into obesity, earthquake preparedness and water resources. Among the funding received from Oct. 1 through Dec. 13, as reported by the Office of Grants and Contracts, are:
Daniela Rubin, Kinesiology: $1,411,718 from U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition grant for “Physical Activity Interventions in Individuals with Prader Willi Syndrome.”
Daniel Choi, Educational Leadership: $499,992 State of California Employment Development Department award for “Teacher Pathway Leadership.”
Dorota Huizinga,Graduate Programs and Research, and Katherine Powers, Graduate Studies: $484,291 in second-year U.S. Department of Education funding for “Enhancing Postbaccalaureate Opportunities at CSU Fullerton for Hispanic Students.” Total award to date: $1,056,099.
Kandy Mink Salas and Leo Cota, Student Affairs: $334,305 U.S. Department of Education grant for the “Upward Bound Program.” Total award: $1,369,305. Related story: http://calstate.fullerton.edu/news/Inside/2009/federal-funding-helps-prepare-students.html
John Foster, Geological Sciences, and Edward Knell, Anthropology: $300,000 in second-year County of Orange - Parks Department funding for “Archeological and Paleontological Curation.” Related story: http://calstate.fullerton.edu/spotlight/2011sp/cooper-center-research.asp
Kandy Mink Salas, Javier Ramirez and Lili Tautolo, Student Affairs: $292,340 U.S. Department of Education award for “Student Support Services Program.” Total amount of award: $594,032.
Sara Johnson, Anthropology: $277,500 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant for “Urban-Agriculture Community-Based Research Experience.”
Archana McEligot, Health Science: $277,500 National Institute of Food and Agriculture/USDA grant for “Increasing Workforce Diversity: Training Hispanic Students to Address Childhood Obesity and Nutrition.”
Michelle Berelowitz, Human Services: $117,598 award from Public Health Foundation Enterprises Inc. for “Orange County Alliance for Community Health Research.”
Erualdo R. Gonzalez, Chicana and Chicano Studies: $75,000 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant for “Engaging Public Policymakers in Adoption of Built-Environment Policies to Increase Physical Activity in Latino Communities.”
Putcha Chandrasekhar, Civil and Environmental Engineering: $69,000 Naval Medical Research Center award for “Modeling of Human Thermoregulatory Model to Simulate.”
Michele Wood, Health Science: $49,900 from the Alfred E. Alquist Seismic Safety Commission for “Engaging Californians in a Shared Value for Resiliency: Practical Lessons Learned From the Great California Shakeout.”
David Pagni and Margaret Kidd, Mathematics: $42,650 UCOP grant for “OCMP at Fullerton.”
Prasada Rao, Civil and Environmental Engineering: $36,650 in National Science Foundation grant for the “Graduate Research Fellowship Program.”
Claire Palmerino and Connie DeCapite, Humanities and Social Sciences, $32,333 Regents of the University of California – California Subject Matter subcontract for “First: Fullerton International Resources For Schools And Teachers.” Related story: http://calstate.fullerton.edu/news/Inside/2009/first-promotes-persian-week.html
Sharon Seidman, Child and Adolescent Studies: $15,176 from the Yosemite Community College District, Childhood Development Training Consortium for “CSUF Child Development Training Consortium Competencies Integration Project.”
W. Richard Laton and John Foster, Geological Science: $15,000 additional funding from Mojave Water Agency for "Water Resources Research." Total award: $2,022,611.87.
Murthada Khakoo, Physics: $10,000 National Science Foundation grant for “RUI: Collaborative Research: Experimental and Theoretical/Computational Studies of Low Energy.” Total funding to date: $76,531.
Sandra Sutphen, Political Science, and Laura Gil-Trejo, Social Sciences Research Center: $7,228 contract from the DeVos Institute for Arts Management of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for “The Strategic Capacity Index: A Pilot Study.”
Erica Bowers, Reading: $4,984 University of Southern California grant for “MSLAHMS: Middle School Literacy Achievement in Health, Math & Science.”
Dec. 13, 2011