Grants and Contracts
Campus Projects and Programs Earn External Funding
The following is a listing of grants awarded to members of the campus community during the first quarter of the year.
David Cherin, Social Work: $1,318,631 award from the Regents of the University of California for “California Social Work Education Center.” Cherin previously received $1.24 million from the Regents for the same program.
Jochen Schenk, Biological Science: $800,000 three-year National Science Foundation grant “RUI: Water In, Air Out: Mechanisms of Xylem Embolism Repair In Seed Plants.”
Nilay Patel, Biological Science: $419, 610 in second-year funding from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine for “Stem Cell Training Program at CSU Fullerton: A Bridge To Stem Cell Research.” Total Award for life of grant: $1.28 million.
Kiran George, Computer Engineering: $400,000 National Science Foundation award for “CAREER: Design and Implementation of an Evolving Intelligent Wideband Digital Receiver System on a Tribrid Computing platform Capable of Cognitive Learning.”
Carl Wendt received a National Science Foundation grant for studying Olmec Household Archaeology.
Carl Wendt, Anthropology: $248,907 National Science Foundation grant for “Olmec Household Archaeology: Investigating Los Soldados.”
Jenny Taylor, Children’s Center: $248,353 in third-year funding from the U.S Department of Education for “CSUF Student Parent Child Care Support.” Total award to date: $744,587.
Debra Rose, Kinesiology: $150,000 California Wellness Foundation award for “Stay Well at Home.”
Joshua Smith, Physics: $125,000 from University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, for “Enabling Gravitational-Wave Astronomy on the LIGO Grid.”
Teresa J. Crawford, Elementary and Bilingual Education: $113,452 Fullerton School District contract to continue the Project CREATE! Program. Total funding to date: $240,452.
Teresa Crawford will continue her work with the Project CREATE! Program thanks to funding from the Fullerton School District.
Maria Grant, Secondary Education: $100,416 Anaheim Unified School District-CSUF Single Subject Internship Program for “CSUF Single Subject Intern Program.”
David L. Pagni, Mathematics: $69,298 from the University of California Office of the President for the “Mathematics Diagnostic Testing Project.” Pagni and Margaret L. Kidd, Mathematics, also received a $28,000 award from the University of California Office of the President for the “Orange County Mathematics Project at Fullerton.”
Amy Cox-Peterson, Elementary and Bilingual Education: $61,655 Rancho Santiago Community College District subcontract for “H.S.I: STEM SAC Collaborative Grant.”
Michele M. Wood, Health Science: $51,818 in additional funding from the San Diego State University Research Foundation for "California-Nevada Public Health Training Center." Total funding to date: $94,655.
Brady Rhodes and Matthew Kirby, Geological Sciences: $57,703 National Science Foundation grant for “EAGER: Search for a Southern California Paleosunami Record.”
David Bowman and John Foster, Geological Sciences: $39,086 National Science Foundation grant for “Building Opportunities for New Experiences in the Sciences Project Bones.”
Kathryn Dickson, Biological Science: $30,751 in first-year funding from UC San Diego for “ABI Innovation: SHPE Analysis for Phenomics With 3D Imaging Data.” The funding is part of a five-year National Science Foundation grant.
Jie Weiss will be investigating “Healthy Behaviors in Women” under a $30,000 grant.
Jie Weiss, Health Science: $30,000 from AltaMed Health Services Corp. for “Healthy Behaviors in Women.”
Sandra Sutphen, Emeritus Political Science, and Laura Gil Trejo, Social Studies Research Center: $25,828 from the RP Group for “The Kresge Foundation Student Support Study.”
David Obstfeld, Management: $24,699 National Science Foundation grant for “Brokerage, Social Networks, Knowledge-Based Innovation.”
Bruce Xiao, Economics: $10,000 American UIC Co. award for the “Chinese Delegation Program.”
Jeff Kuo, Civil and Environmental Engineering: $8,000 from Kennedy/Jenks Consultants for “Mercury Removal Using Nanoparticle Media.”
Nancy Snow, Communications: $8,000 Penn State University award for “Truth is the Best Propaganda: Edward R. Murrow at the U.S. Information Agency.”
Nikolaos Nikolaidis, Biological Science: $6,975 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for “A Singular Opportunity to Determine the Evolutionary Genetics of Retroviral Invasion of a Host.”
April 4, 2012