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March 2014

Grants & Contracts for March 2014

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for March 2014. Award amounts are totals expected for the entire funding period. The list does not include supplements, modifications or other changes to existing grants or contracts. For awards that have more than one investigator, the first faculty member listed is the principal investigator.

KAREEM AHMED, mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Flame Extinction Physics-Based Reduced Order Model for Fuel Flexible Low-Emission Combustion"; Virginia Space Grant Consortium, $10,000.

JEROME BRINKER, ODU Business Gateway, "Business Assessment and Growth Strategy (Bay Beyond Inc.)"; Private Sponsors, $5,900.

JANET BRUNELLE and REKHA GUPTA, computer science, "DOVES: Innovation to Production"; Virginia Society of Ornithology, $2,500.

PHOEBE CHAPPELL, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Using Molecular Bioassays to Assess Iron Limitation of Diatoms in the California Current System"; Virginia Space Grant Consortium, $10,000.

ANDREY CHERNIKOV, computer science, "Towards Automatic Curved Element Mesh Generation"; Virginia Space Grant Consortium, $10,000.

XIN CHUNSHENG, electrical and computer engineering, "Nets: Small: RUI: On-Demand Spectrum Access: Application-Oriented Dynamic Spectrum Access"; National Science Foundation, $16,000.

ANDREW COLLINS and JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Eastern Virginia Medical School Class Scheduling Tool"; EVMS, $21,000.

JEREMIAH CREEDON, mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Task Order JW030514ODU"; LMI, $95,000.

GAIL DICKINSON, teaching and learning, "IMLS Nextwave"; Long Island University, $20,888.

HANI ELSAYED-ALI, electrical and computer engineering, "Consulting for BNNT Materials Development"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $5,000.

OSCAR GONZALEZ, electrical and computer engineering, "Control Analysis and Synthesis Methods"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $42,789.

ALVIN HOLDER, chemistry and biochemistry, "Career: Ruthenium(II) - Cobalt(II)/Cobalt(III) Mixed-Metal Complexes for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production from Water"; National Science Foundation, $257,817.

MICHAEL KONG and HAI-LAN CHEN, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, "Collaboration Agreement with the University of Southampton"; University of Southampton, $3.18 million.

KURT MALY, computer science, "Mobile Application Guides"; E&E Enterprises, $101,635. Also, "Resite Online Software Enhancement and Research Functionality"; Resite Online Inc., $4,551.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "IPA Renewal: Leigh Gene Yu"; Modeling and Simulation Coordination Office, $401,974.

TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, Social Science Research Center, "QMR-Family Interviews"; Virginia Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $13,430.

SHU XIAO, electrical and computer engineering, and ANDREI PAKHOMOV, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, "Picosecond Pulse Technology for Non-invasive Electrostimulation"; U.S. Public Health Service, $210,805.

QI "HARRY" ZHANG, community and environmental health, "Causes of Childhood Obesity and Interventions: Innovative Systems Analysis"; University of Buffalo, $63,633.