First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 External Funding Recipients

Dec. 2, 2016

The Division of Research and Economic Development wishes to recognize and thank the following UNLV faculty and staff for pursuing and obtaining external funding in the first quarter of fiscal year 2017. For more information on recent external funding recipients and their awards, please visit our External Funding Recipients page.

 

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: SW EPMT Collaborative Research: Restoration Projects for Guadalupe Mountains NP and Pecos NHS

Funding Agency: National Park Service (DOI)

Amount: $20,000

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: SW EPMT-UNLV Collaborative Restoration Projects for Glen Canyon NRA and Tuzigoot NM

Funding Agency: National Park Service (DOI)

Amount: $47,000

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Ahmad, Sajjad

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Collaborative Research: The Western Consortium for Watershed Analysis, Visualization and Exploration (WC-WAVE)

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Science Foundation

Amount: $40,260

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Baker, Joshua

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Dual License in Autism and Intellectual Disability

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $230,145

Project Type: Instruction

                                            

Principal Investigator: Baker, R. Jacob

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: High-Sensitivity Monolithic Silicon APD and ROIC

Funding Agency: Freedom Photonics LLC/FPT

Amount: $299,665

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Barzilov, Alexander

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Plastic-Crystal Composite Scintillator for Multi-Signature Radiation Detection

Funding Agency: Adelphi Technology Inc

Amount: $49,332

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Barzilov, Alexander

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Tri-Mode Radiation Detector for SDRD Project 2016 - Task 7

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Batista, Jacimaria

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Bench-Scale Evaluation of Wastewater Treatment Options for the Olin Plant in Henderson, Nevada - Phase 1

Funding Agency: Olin Chlor Alkali Products

Amount: $8,603

Project Type: Research

                                            

Principal Investigator: Batista, Jacimaria

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Chromium Removal Investigations

Funding Agency: Tetra Tech, Inc

Amount: $124,924

Project Type: Research

 

 

Principal Investigator: Batista, Jacimaria

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Removal of Ammonia and Fluoride from Sulfidic Caustic Solution (SCS) from Oil Processing

Funding Agency: Radian Chemicals

Amount: $16,287

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Bedford, Norm

UNLV Department: Financial Aid and Scholarships

Project Title: FY 17 Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP Scholarship)

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $500,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Bein, Wolfgang

UNLV Department: Ctr for Info Tech & Algorithms

Project Title: US-Japan Planning Visit on Power Management, Energy-Efficient Computing and Smart Control for Alternative Energy

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Bernhard, Bo

UNLV Department: International Gaming Institute

Project Title: The Nevada Problem Gambling Project

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Amount: $99,511

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Bickmore, Dana

UNLV Department: Educ Psy & Higher Edu

Project Title: Leadership - Developing and Retaining School Leaders

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $250,882

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - UROP Scholarships (Diversity Plan) Task 7

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $4,750

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada – UROP Scholarships (Workforce Development) Task 5

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $9,500

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada – Solar Energy Lab Kits

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - Task 8 - State Match

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $22,630

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - Task 2 - Nexus Research

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Science Foundation

Amount: $1,025,701

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - Task 3 - Cyber Infrastructure Research

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Science Foundation

Amount: $22,176

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - Task 4 - CI Plan

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Science Foundation

Amount: $10,800

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada - Task 5 - Workforce Development/Education

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Science Foundation

Amount: $135,462

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada – Solar Energy Lab Kits

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $1,383

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: The Solar Energy-Water-Environment Nexus in Nevada – Solar Energy Lab Kits

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $5,504

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Brown, Monica

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Project SPEN:TT

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $236,828

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Bungum, Tim

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Distracted Driving Intervention Targeting College Students

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of Traffic Safety

Amount: $25,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Buttner, Mark

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Technical Oversight and Infrastructure Support of LVES

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Amount: $62,500

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Chen, Jingchun

UNLV Department: NV Inst Personalized Medicine

Project Title: IDeA Pilot Grant: To Develop a Cellular Model of Microglia for Schizophrenia Research

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $69,300

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Cucinotta, Francis

UNLV Department: Health Physics and Diag Sci

Project Title: (9) Biophysical Description of Age and Dose Dependent Changes to Dendritic Morphology that Impact Cognition Following Radiation Cancer Therapy

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $484,047

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Denby-Brinson, Ramona

UNLV Department: Lincy Inst/Brookings Mt Wst

Project Title: Improving Service Delivery to Youth in the Child Welfare System

Funding Agency: Clark County Department of Family Services

Amount: $1,382

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Denby-Brinson, Ramona

UNLV Department: Lincy Inst/Brookings Mt Wst

Project Title: Southern Nevada Substance Use Disorders Training Project

Funding Agency: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admin.

Amount: $313,457

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Denby-Brinson, Ramona

UNLV Department: Social Work, School of

Project Title: Meeting the Behavioral Health Workforce Needs in Southern Nevada

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $479,621

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Donohue, Bradley

UNLV Department: Psychology

Project Title: Evaluation of Juvenile Justice Services

Funding Agency: Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice

Amount: $19,429

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Ryan White Title IV Women, Infants, Children, Youth and Affected Family Members AIDS Healthcare

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $176,234

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Adolescent Coordinated Transition (ACT) to Improve Health Outcomes Among Nigerian HIV Youth

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $306,114

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Ryan White Title IV Women, Infants, Children, Youth and Affected Family Members AIDS Healthcare-Carryover

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $22,010

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Ryan White Title IV Women, Infants, Children, Youth and Affected Family Members AIDS Healthcare

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $176,234

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Point-of-Delivery Prenatal Test Results through mHealth to Improve Birth Outcomes

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $165,638

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Intervention for Sustained Testing and Retention (iSTAR) Among HIV-infected Patients-Men's Club

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $254,972

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Fott, David

UNLV Department: Political Science

Project Title: Abraham Lincoln and the Daughters of Dred Scott

Funding Agency: Nevada Humanities Committee

Amount: $1,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Gill, Rebecca

UNLV Department: Political Science

Project Title: Objective Measures and Implicit Bias in Evaluating Public Officials – Supplement

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $33,603

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Girouard, Tedd

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sci

Project Title: Select Medical Graduate Assistantship Project - FY 17

Funding Agency: Select Medical Corporation dba Select Physical Therapy

Amount: $44,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Green, Tracey

UNLV Department: Dean, School of Medicine

Project Title: Community Health Worker Outreach and Education Initiative

Funding Agency: Silver State Health Insurance Exchange

Amount: $20,698

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Green, Tracey

UNLV Department: Dean, School of Medicine

Project Title: Community Health Worker Outreach and Education Initiative

Funding Agency: Silver State Health Insurance Exchange

Amount: $4,900

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluation of Boys Town Second Chance Grant

Funding Agency: Boys Town Nevada

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Outcome Evaluation for Nevada Pre-K Programs

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $19,976

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Outcome Evaluation for Nevada Pre-K Programs

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $25,036

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Hartmann, Thomas

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: INL Joint Appointment March 2016 - September 2017

Funding Agency: Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC

Amount: $35,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hartmann, Thomas

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Characterization of RERTR Fuel Plates

Funding Agency: Idaho National Laboratory

Amount: $30,024

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hausrath, Elisabeth

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Astrobiology Alive!: Reinforcing Traditional STEM Concepts in Las Vegas Schools Through the Wild World of Astrobiology

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $22,300

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Hausrath, Elisabeth

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Harnessing the Power of Astrobiology to Attract and Retain Student Engagement in Core Geoscience Curriculum: An Interdisciplinary, Discussion-Based Approach

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $45,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Hausrath, Elisabeth

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Whitlockite and Merrillite Phosphate Minerals: Potential Recorders of Formation and Alteration Processes from Mantle to Surface

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $82,754

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hedlund, Brian

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Cooperative Research Microbial Diversity and Polymer-Degrading Microbial Communities

Funding Agency: E.I. duPont Nemours

Amount: $75,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hedlund, Brian

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Collaborative Research: Tectonic and Climatic Forcing of Hydrological Systems in the Southern Great Basin: Implications for Ancient and Future Aquatic System Resilience

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $68,834

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hedlund, Brian

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: PIRE: Toward a Holistic and Global Understanding of Hot Spring Ecosystems: A US-China Based International Collaboration

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $87,301

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hernandez, Christina

UNLV Department: Jean Nidetch Women's Center

Project Title: VOCA 2016-2018 Grant

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services-Dv of C&FS

Amount: $100,000

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Heske, Clemens

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: NREL-PEC-3 Surface Validation: Physical and Electronic Characterization of Materials for Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production

Funding Agency: Nat'l Renewable Energy Lab

Amount: $12,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Inouye, Jillian

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Improving Chronic Illness Management with the Crow Nation: The Baaniilaa Project

Funding Agency: Montana State University

Amount: $42,016

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jaeger, Jef

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: CESU, CCS, BLM Arizona, Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Implementation

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jaeger, Jef

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: CESU Effect of Chytrid Fungus on Relict Leopard Frogs

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $28,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kim, Kwang

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: PIRE: Advanced Artificial Muscles for International and Globally Competitive Research and Education in Soft Robotics

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $762,186

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kim, Kwang

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: PIRE: Advanced Artificial Muscles for International and Globally Competitive Research and Education in Soft Robotics

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $749,415

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kim, Kwang

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: NASA EPSCoR - MSC Technical Interchange September Meeting – Travel Award

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Aeronautics & Space Administration

Amount: $2,738

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kim, Si Jung

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: IEEE IROS App Development

Funding Agency: Korea Robotics Society

Amount: $24,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kinney, Jefferson

UNLV Department: Psychology

Project Title: COBRE Grant - Center for Neurodegeneration and Translational Neuroscience

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $355,748

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

Project Title: Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network IDeA - CTR - Administrative Core

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $3,085,735

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

Project Title: Institutional Dev Award (IDeA) Program Infrastructure for Clinical/Trans Research – CREMCaD Core

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $181,780

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

Project Title: Institutional Dev Award (IDeA) Program Infrastructure for Clinical/Trans Research – CRDEB Core

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $307,178

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

Project Title: Institutional Dev Award (IDeA) Program Infrastructure for Clinical/Trans Research - Subs

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $318,158

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Li, Jichun

UNLV Department: Ctr for Applied Math and Stats

Project Title: Mathematical Study and Finite Element Simulation of Wave Propagation in Metamaterials

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $49,960

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Liu, Yan

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: National Board Professional Development Schools

Funding Agency: Clark County Education Association

Amount: $11,400

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Lombardo, Joseph

UNLV Department: Natl Supercomputing Institute

Project Title: CNTN-Data Management and Statistics Core (DMSC)

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $37,627

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Lombardo, Joseph

UNLV Department: Natl Supercomputing Institute

Project Title: CNTN-Data Management and Statistics Core (DMSC)

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $112,882

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Lough, Nancy

UNLV Department: Educ Psy & Higher Edu

Project Title: CSN UNLV Graduate Assistant - Wilson Hatcher

Funding Agency: College of Southern Nevada - State

Amount: $14,044

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Marchand, Gwen

UNLV Department: Ctr for Res, Eval & Assessment

Project Title: COBRE Administrative Core

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $97,651

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Miethe, Terance

UNLV Department: Ctr for Crime & Justice Policy

Project Title: Policing the Public Trust and Support for Visual Surveillance Technology: Modeling Sources of Receptivity and Resistance

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $276,041

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Miller, Stephen

UNLV Department: Ctr for Bus and Eco Research

Project Title: Nevada Appraisal Price Survey

Funding Agency: Coalition of Appraisers in Nevada

Amount: $7,500

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: More, Cori

UNLV Department: Ctr Autism Spectrum Disorders

Project Title: Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $25,194

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Morgan, Joseph

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Project CULTURED: College and University Leaders Trained to Understand and Respond to Exceptionalities of Diverse Students

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $248,549

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: O'Toole, Brendan

UNLV Department: Ctr for Materials & Structures

Project Title: Reduced Cost, Repeatable, Improved Property Washout Tooling for Composite Fabrication

Funding Agency: Nevada Composites Inc

Amount: $24,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: O'Toole, Brendan

UNLV Department: Ctr for Materials & Structures

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Solar Eclipse Near Space Exploration

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $2,646

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: O'Toole, Brendan

UNLV Department: Ctr for Materials & Structures

Project Title: Broadband Optical Ranging (BLR) Experimental Investigations – Task 15

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $28,732

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Oh, Paul

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: REU Supplement: IRES: US-Korea Collaborative Software and Hardware - Design of Humanoids for Real-World Tasks in Human-Centered Environments - REU Supplement

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $12,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Olson, Travis

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: Collaborative Research: Investigating Middle Grades Mathematics Teachers' Curricular Reasoning

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $251,375

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Olson, Travis

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: Nevada Mathematics Project - Phase III

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $10,659

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pepper, Darrell

UNLV Department: NV Ctr for Adv Comp Methods

Project Title: 2nd ASTEF/IWHT Conference and Workshop on Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $14,910

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Data Management for Clark County Child Death Review Team

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services-Dv of C&FS

Amount: $17,993

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: SNHD TPP Community Impact Evaluation

Funding Agency: Southern Nevada Health District - FPT

Amount: $40,042

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Closing the Opportunity Gap for Nevada's Children

Funding Agency: W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Prevent Child Abuse Nevada Chapter Support-FY17

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services - FPT

Amount: $40,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Prevent Child Abuse Nevada Community Outreach and Training - FY17

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services – FPT

Amount: $56,332

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: NICRP-SNHD Partnerships to Improve Community Health (PICH) – Evaluation

Funding Agency: Southern Nevada Health District - FPT

Amount: $316,479

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Piotrowska-Jezierska, Joanna

UNLV Department: Sr VP/Provost Office

Project Title: 2016 Nevada Summer Transportation Institute

Funding Agency: NV Department of Transportation

Amount: $86,822

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Poineau, Frederic

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Purification of Zirconium Cladding Using a Chloride Volatility Process

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy

Amount: $425,914

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pravica, Michael

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Development of Useful Hard X-Ray Induced Chemistry

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $260,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pritchard, Laurel

UNLV Department: Sr VP/Provost Office

Project Title: Curricular Coherence Project

Funding Agency: Association of American Colleges and Universities

Amount: $3,000

Project Type: Academic Support

 

Principal Investigator: Putney, LeAnn

UNLV Department: Educational Psychology

Project Title: CCSD Intern 2015/2016 - Ana Reyes

Funding Agency: Clark County School District

Amount: $26,409

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Reiber, Carl

UNLV Department: Sr VP/Provost Office

Project Title: UNLV - Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Activities for GEAR UP Students and Parents

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $95,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Rhee, George

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Fellowship - Joy Immak

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $18,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Roberts, Barbara

UNLV Department: Office of Admissions

Project Title: GEAR UP Ambassador

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $84,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Roberts, Barbara

UNLV Department: Office of Admissions

Project Title: GEAR UP Mentoring and Administration

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $27,000

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Salisbury, Emily

UNLV Department: Ctr for Crime & Justice Policy

Project Title: Reducing Statewide Adult Recidivism: A Strategic Planning Project

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Corrections-FPT

Amount: $24,781

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Schiller, Martin

UNLV Department: NV Inst Personalized Medicine

Project Title: A Novel High-Throughput Functional Screen Using Chimeric Minimotif Decoys

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $185,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Schrader, PG

UNLV Department: Ctr for Res, Eval & Assessment

Project Title: LSTA 5 Year Evaluation

Funding Agency: Nevada State Library and Archives

Amount: $99,034

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Shenk, Joshua

UNLV Department: Black Mountain Institute

Project Title: Emerging Writers Series 2016-2017

Funding Agency: Nevada Humanities Committee

Amount: $4,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Shoemaker, Stowe

UNLV Department: Dean, Hotel Administration

Project Title: Understanding Gambling Customers' Motivations, Preferences and Behavior

Funding Agency: International Game Technology

Amount: $18,920

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Smith, Allison

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Education

Project Title: Abriendo Caminos/Opening Pathways for Students of Color into the Teaching Profession: Giving Back to the Community through Teaching

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $335,224

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Snyder, Joel

UNLV Department: Psychology

Project Title: Bottom-Up and Top-Down Mechanisms of Context Effects During Auditory Scene Analysis

Funding Agency: Office of Naval Research

Amount: $135,126

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Snyder, Joel

UNLV Department: Psychology

Project Title: Enhancing Capability for Cognitive Neuroscience Research at UNLV

Funding Agency: U.S. Army Research Office

Amount: $457,519

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Spies, Tracy

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Project E3: Enhancing, Engaging and Empowering Teachers for the Next Generation of English Learners

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $227,648

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: St. Pierre Schneider, Barbara

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: The Effect of Hypobaria on Muscle Inflammation and Regeneration after Injury and Hemorrhagic Shock

Funding Agency: U.S. Army Research Office

Amount: $5,558,801

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Stark, Lloyd

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Collaborative Research: Dimensions: Desiccation and Diversity in Dryland Mosses

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $366,636

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Ctr for Math, Sci & Eng Edu

Project Title: Collaborative Research: CS 10K: AccessCS 10K: Including Students with Disabilities in Computing Education for the Twenty-First Century - Supplement

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $94,448

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: Research Supporting Multisensory Engagement by Blind, Visually Impaired, and Sighted Students to Advance Integrated Learning of Astronomy and Computer Science

Funding Agency: Associated Universities, Inc

Amount: $244,527

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: Perceptual and Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Acquisition of Digital Tactile Graphics for Blind and Visually Impaired Students: ECR DCL Level 2

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $72,817

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI (Part F) STEM Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $349,999

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: East Las Vegas Educational Opportunity Center

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $235,999

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: South Las Vegas Educational Opportunity Center

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $236,900

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Northwest Valley Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $239,998

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: East Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $334,077

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Central Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $269,278

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Southeast Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $239,998

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: North Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $240,479

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $299,999

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Central Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $421,441

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Northern Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $257,499

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Southern Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $257,499

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: TRiO McNair Scholars Institute

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $238,389

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound Math and Science Center of Southern Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $257,499

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound Math and Science Center of Central Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $257,499

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: GEAR UP Partnership of Eastern Clark County

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $2,881,377

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: GEAR UP Partnership of Western Clark County

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $2,464,361

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: GEAR UP Partnership of Southern Clark County

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $1,660,536

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV STEM - Health Sciences TRiO Student Support Services Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $419,185

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV Regular TRiO Student Support Services Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $341,578

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sun, Hong

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Novel Regulation of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases by ASM (Acidic Sphingomyelinase)

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $286,091

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Sun, Hong

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Novel Regulation of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases by ASM (Acidic Sphingomyelinase)

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $141,860

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tandy, Paulette

UNLV Department: Accounting

Project Title: IAEP Program Grant

Funding Agency: Institute of Internal Auditors

Amount: $10,000

Project Type: Academic Support

 

Principal Investigator: Taylor, Wanda

UNLV Department: Applied Geophysics Center

Project Title: Las Vegas Fault Study

Funding Agency: University of NV-Reno

Amount: $669,511

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Thompson, Daniel

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Spring Mountains Dark Blue Butterflies Genetics and Taxonomy

Funding Agency: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Amount: $15,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Totten, Gary

UNLV Department: English

Project Title: MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Funding Agency: Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature of the US

Amount: $25,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Totten, Gary

UNLV Department: English

Project Title: MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States

Funding Agency: Oxford University Press

Amount: $21,326

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Trabia, Mohamed

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: NASA EPSCoR Technical Interchange Meeting

Funding Agency: EPSCoR/National Aeronautics & Space Administration

Amount: $1,367

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tredwell, Claire

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Special Milk

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Agriculture

Amount: $25,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Troutman, Porter

UNLV Department: Ctr for Multicultural Edu

Project Title: UNLV/NYSP Positive Action

Funding Agency: PACT Coalition

Amount: $100,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: van Breukelen, Frank

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Early Detection of Aquatic Invasive Species Using Environmental DNA (eDNA) at Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge (Muddy River), Southern Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Amount: $37,013

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Vaughan, Jason

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: National Digital Newspaper Program - Nevada

Funding Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities

Amount: $210,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Venkat, Rama

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: NASA Teledyne Mentor-Protégé Program

Funding Agency: Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc-FPT

Amount: $16,731

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: West, Karen

UNLV Department: School of Dental Medicine

Project Title: Nevada State Dental Health Officer

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health

Amount: $207,467

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Wu, Qing

UNLV Department: NV Inst Personalized Medicine

Project Title: IDeA Pilot Grant: A Pilot Study to Develop Personalized Reference Values of Bone Mineral Density

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $70,389

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhan, Justin (Zhijun)

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: MRI: Acquisition of Equipment to Establish Big Data Analytics Infrastructure for Research and Education

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $198,752

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhan, Justin (Zhijun)

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: Acquisition of High Performance Computing Instrument for Network Big Data Research and Education

Funding Agency: U.S. Army Research Office

Amount: $499,589

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhan, Justin (Zhijun)

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: Establishing an Army Educational Outreach Program Site in Data Science and Engineering at University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Funding Agency: Technology Student Association

Amount: $13,333

Project Type: Academic Support

 

Q1FY17 AWARDS TOTAL: $37,400,322