Submitted and Awarded Projects

Each spreadsheet contains the project title, agency name, PI names, participating departments, and total budget of submitted proposals for the given fiscal year (July-June). Please note that those proposals highlighted in bold were awarded to UNLV.

Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education FY 15 Proposal Submissions
No. Proposal Name Funding Agency PI/CoPI Names Collaborating Departments Total Deadline
1 Center for Space Radiation Research and Technology Development NASA Cucinotta, Gary, Kuang, Zhao Health Physics & Diagnostic Sciences (SAH); Chemistry (COS); Mechanical Engineering (EGR) $4,774,945 Nov. 12, 2014; Modified to Jan. 30th, 2015
2 Integrating, Science, Engineering, and Language Arts within the Context of Next Generation Science and Common Core State Standards NSHE- NeCoTIP Deniz, Trabia, Utz Teaching & Learning (COE); Mechanical Engineering (EGR); School of Life Sciences (COS) $88,032 Nov. 21, 2014
3 RAPID: Eboloa Education NSF St. Pierre-Schneider, Gordon, UWM School of Allied Health Sciences $0 Rolling through Dec. 1, 2014
4 Applications of Modern Analytical Techniques in Earth and Environment Sciences NSF Ren, Huang, Hausrath, Olson, Spell, Lachniet, Jiang, Buck, Burnley, Tschauner Geosciences (COS); Teaching & Learning (COE) $300,087 LOI - Jan. 7, 2015; Full Proposal March 16, 2015
5 Increasing UNLV Computer Science First-Year Retention Rates Google Inc. Gewali, Lin, & Gorgensen Computer Science (EGR); Teaching & Learning (COE) $385,000 Jan. 5, 2015
6 Use of Recently Patented Cement-free Green Geopolymer Contrete to Control Mass and Heat Transport and to Encapsulate Contaminants in the Vadose Zone and on the Surface Dept. of Energy EM-MSIPP Batista, Yu, Gerrity, Nicholl, Kreamer, Kim, Moon Env. & Civil Eng. (EGR); Geosciences (COS) $282,105 LOI_ Jan., 9, 2015; Questions_ Feb. 27th; Full Proposal March 31st
7 Computing and Communications Foundation Core Programs NSF Larmore, Bein, Olson Computer Science (EGR); Teaching & Learning (COE) $499,242 Jan. 14th, 2015
8 Collaborative Research: Data Driven Investment Decisions for Deploying Alternate Power Sources and Power Cognizant Control for Enhancing the Reliability of Traffic Signal Network NSF Kachroo, XXX Elec. & Comp. Engineering (EGR); Teaching & Learning or Educational Psychology & Higher Ed. $199,595 Feb. 17, 2015
9 Collaborative Research: Dependable Infrastructure for Renewable Energy Management NSF Bein, Baghzouz, Maldonaldo, Schraw Computer Science (EGR), Electrical & Comp. Eng. (EGR), Ed. Pysch & Higher Ed. (COE), School of Environmental & Urban Affairs (SOEU) $816,913 Feb. 24, 2015
10 Office of Naval Research-STEM Outreach ONR Jezierska, Luke, Sanders, Farley, Madsen, Pravacia, Cucinnota Office of Student Affairs (OSA), Civil & Environmental Eng. (EGR), Health Physics & Diagnostic Sciences, (SAH), Physics & Astronomy (COS) $266,530 White Paper_ Feb. 28th; Full Proposal April 10th
11 CBL Scholarships: Retention of Undergraduate Women in STEM Clare Boothe Luce Program Larmore (Trabia, Rodriguez) College of Engineering, Collge of Sciences $0 IF_ March 2,2015
12 UNLV Robert Noyce Scholarship Program NSF Deniz, Schraw, Utz, Neda Teaching & Learning (COE); School of Life Sciences (COS); Ed. Psych & Higher Ed. (COE); $1,176,993 March 17, 2015
13 REU Supplement: Collaborative Research: CS10K: Including Students with Disabilities in Computing Education for the Twenty-First Century NSF Stefik, Schraw Computer Science (EGR); Teaching & Learning (COE); Ed. Psych & Higher Ed. (COE) $16,000 March 10, 2015
14 UNLV EAGER Project NSF Deniz, STEM Faculty (TBD) Teaching & Learning (COE); College of Sciences (COS); College of Engineering (EGR) $300,000 N/A - Unsolicited
15 UNLV EAGER Project (Resubmission) NSF Deniz, STEM Faculty Teaching & Learning (COE); College of Sciences (COS); College of Engineering (EGR) $300,000 N/A - Unsolicited
Total (of submitted) $9,205,847

 

Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education FY 14 Proposal Submissions
No. Proposal Name Funding Agency PI/CoPI Names Collaborating Departments Total
1 Collaborative Research: CS 10K: AccessCS10K: Including Students with Disabilities in Computing Education for the Twenty-First Century  NSF Andy Stefik Elec. & Comp. Engineering (EGR) $474,698
2  Integrating and Evaluating the impact of learning Computer Science, the common core, and NGSS, with K-8 students in Nevada  NSF Andy Stefik, Hasan Deniz Elec. & Comp. Engineering (EGR); Teaching & Learning $449,098
3  Inclusive and Informal STEM Elementary (IISE) NSF Gregg Scraw, Jeff Shih, CCSD Ed. Psych. & Higher Ed. COE); Teaching & Learning $1,284,384
4 UNLV Robert Noyce Scholars Program NSF Hasan Deniz, Gregory Schraw, Andrew Hansen Teaching & Learning (COE);  Ed. Psych. & Higher Ed. (COE); Honors College $1,198,511
5 Successful Project Expansion and Dissemination: Games Requiring Advanced Developmental Understanding and Achievement in Technological Endeavors (SprEaD: GRADUATE) George Mason University David Vallet Teaching & Learning (COE) $215,687
6 Focus on Crosscutting Concepts to Understand Science CCSD Hasan Deniz Teaching & Learning (COE) $46,182
7 Learning Theory and Analytics as Guides to Improve Undergraduate STEM Education NSF Matt Bernacki Ed. Psych & Higher Ed. (COE) $499,973
8 Mammoths, Camels, and Ground Sloths in Las Vegas!:  Using Ice Age Fossils to Help Students Learn to Think Like Scientists NSF  Steve Rowland Geosciences (COS) $347,065
9 Enabling Real-Time, Touchscreen-Based Graphical Information Display in STEM Education for Students with Visual Impairments and Blindness NSF Andy Stefik Elec. & Comp. Engineering (EGR) $217, 961
10 NeCoTIP: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Project Lead the Way Among Clark County District Physics and Astronomy NeCoTIP/ NSHE Rama Venkat College of Engineering (EGR) $48,816
        TOTAL Submitted (10): $4,515,598
        TOTAL Awarded (2): $974,671

 

Center for Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Education FY 13 Proposal Submissions
Project Title Funding Agency / Competition UNLV Investigator(s) Dates Award
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) National Science Foundation John Farley and Andrew Cornelius (Sci) 03/01/2010 to 03/01/2013 $285,000
Project VISIONS: Venture into Scientific Inquiry Organized Around Nevada Standards Nevada Department of Education / NCLB Title II Mathematics and Science Partnership Mary Kay Orgill (Sci), Hasan Deniz (Ed) 03/01/2010 to 03/01/2013 $712,000
Nevada Mathematics and Science Leadership Cadre Nevada Department of Education / NCLB Title II Mathematics and Science Partnership Janelle Bailey (Ed) 03/01/2008 to 06/30/2011 $461,929
Project MIST: Mathematics Integrated with Science using Technology Nevada Department of Education / NCLB Title II Mathematics and Science Partnership Kent Crippen (Ed), Mary Kay Orgill (Sci) 03/01/2008 to 03/01/2011 $860,000
JUMPSTART UNLV / Planning Initiative Award John Farley (Sci), William Speer (Ed) 07/01/2006 to 06/30/2007 $30,000
Professional Development of Science and Mathematics Teachers through Systematic Integration of Literacy Practices US Department of Education / Nevada Collaborative Teacher Improvement Project (NeCoTIP) Tom Bean (Ed) 01/01/2006 to 12/31/2006 $97,693
Undergraduate Research National Science Foundation / EPSCoR John Farley (Sci) 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2006 $202,240
PIA UNLV / Planning Initiative Award John Farley (Sci) 07/01/2005 to 06/30/2006 $30,000
Project PASS (Proficiency and Success in Science) Nevada Department of Education / NCLB Title II Mathematics and Science Partnership Kent Crippen (Ed) 05/01/2005 to 09/30/2008 $839,000
Transforming Middle School Science Achievement using Instructional Technology US Department of Education / Nevada Collaborative Teacher Improvement Project (NeCoTIP) Kent Crippen (Ed), Mary Kay Orgill (Sci) 01/01/2005 to 12/31/2005 $113,724
TOTAL EXTERNAL FUNDING TO DATE $3,571,916