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Grants & Contracts

Grants & Contracts for April 2014

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for April 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.

MIKE R. ROBINSON, ANDREW COLLINS, PETER FOYTIK, and CRAIG JORDAN, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center; and MECIT CETIN, civil and environmental engineering, "Southeastern Parkway and Greenbelt Assessment during Hurricane Evacuations and Traffic Incidents"; City of Virginia Beach, $739,762.

GREGORY A. CUTTER, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "ODU Hall-Bonner Program Student Support"; Hampton University, $21,327.

MARY L. SANDY, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "Enhancing Student Achievement across Virginia through Modeling Instruction"; James Madison University, $18,498.00.

CHUNSHENG XIN, electrical and computer engineering, "Ears: Collaborative Research: Enhancing Spectral Access Via Directional Spectrum Sensing Employing 3D Cone Filterbanks: Interdisciplinary Algorithms and Prototypes"; National Science Foundation, $16,000.

STEPHEN BUELTMANN and HARI ARETI, physics, "REU Site: Accelerator and Nuclear Physics," National Science Foundation, $73,900.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, modeling, simulation and visualization engineering, "Follow on Task Order #0035 under N00189-08- D-Z052"; NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, $113,038.

JEROME C. BRINKER, ODU Business Gateway, "Operations Team Mentoring (ESKA Graphic Board 2014-33)"; Private Sponsors, $6,500.

JEROME C. BRINKER, ODU Business Gateway, "Value Stream Analysis and Implementation Facilitation for "Order Entry" Process (ESKA Graphic Board 2014-41)"; Private Sponsors, $11,500.

JEROME C. BRINKER, ODU Business Gateway, "Bauer Compressors Inc. ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management System Support for FY 2014"; Private Sponsors, $6,000.

JEROME C. Brinker, ODU Business Gateway, "COLP Certificate Training"; Private Sponsors, $10,000.

CRAIG BOWEN, ODU Business Gateway, "Office of Veterans Business Development - Veterans Business Outreach Center Grant - Option Year Funding"; Small Business Administration, $180,000.

CHUNQI JIANG, electrical and computer engineering, "Fundamental Studies of Transient, Atmospheric-Pressure, Small-Scale Plasmas"; University of Southern California, $135,000.

MECIT CETIN, civil and environmental engineering; MANWO NG, modeling, simulation and visualization engineering; TAMER NADEEM, computer science; and MIKE R. ROBINSON, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Smartphone-Phone Based Solutions to Monitor and Reduce Fuel Consumption and CO2 Footprint"; University of Idaho, $150,000.

TAMER NADEEM, computer science, and MECIT CETIN, civil and environmental engineering, "Developing and Field Implementing a Dynamic Eco-Routing System"; University of Idaho, $50,000.

CATHERINE (BANKS) BERRY and HECTOR GARCIA, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Developing an Ultrasonography Simulator Trainer"; University of Virginia, $30,000.

JOANNA GARNER, Center for Educational Partnerships; DANIEL DICKERSON, STEM education and professional studies; and RICHARD G. WHITTECAR, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Project D 'N' A: Building Blocks for Middle School Science Literacy"; Virginia Department of Education, $203,516.

HANS-PETER PLAG and LARRY P. ATKINSON, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, and Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, "Coastal Community Resilience & Adaptation: Scientific Synthesis, Integration & Outreach to Virginia's Coastal Communities"; Virginia Institute of Marine Science, $56,614.