First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 External Funding Recipients

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Oct. 10, 2017

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 third quarter of the fiscal year 2017. For more information on recent external funding recipients and their awards, please visit our External Funding Recipients page.

Principal Investigator: Abarbanel, Brett

UNLV Department: International Gaming Institute

Project Title: Socio-Economic Impact of the Integrated Resort in Japan and Evaluation of Nevada Gaming Regulatory Processes to Eliminate Organized Crime in Las Vegas Casinos

Funding Agency: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Amount: $289,153

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: CESU Accelerating Restoration of Ecological Functions of Soils and Vegetation on Disturbed Lands in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $30,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: CESU Mojave Desert Inventories (Flora and Ecological Restoration of Mojave Desert Ecosystems in Gold Butte National Monument and Southern Nevada)

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $29,768

Project Type: Research

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: $11,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Baker, R. Jacob

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: Quantum Cryptography Detector Chip - Phase II

Funding Agency: Freedom Photonics LLC/FPT

Amount: $266,068

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Beal, Pamela

UNLV Department: Dean, School of Medicine

Project Title: Community Health Worker Outreach and Education Initiative

Funding Agency: Silver State Health Insurance Exchange

Amount: $15,940

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Bedford, Norm

UNLV Department: Financial Aid and Scholarships

Project Title: FY 18 Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP) Scholarship

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $360,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

Principal Investigator: Bhowmik, Pradip

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Modified Ionic Liquid-Based Phase Change Materials as Effective Heat Exchangers - Phase II

Funding Agency: InnoSense LLC

Amount: $75,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Bickmore, Dana

UNLV Department: Educ Psy & Higher Edu

Project Title: Advancing Administrator Development (AAD)

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $140,000

Project Type: Instruction

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: $1,274,293

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: $151,960

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: $1,440

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: $7,200

Project Type: Research

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: $7,157

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: 2017 Nexus Special Projects Match - Year 3 Funds

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $23,600

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Buck, Brenda

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: CESU Managing Federal Lands and Human Health: Preventing Human Exposure to Carcinogenic Minerals in Southern Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $60,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Bungum, Tim

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: An Active Transport to School Toolkit for School Coordinators

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

Amount: $24,102

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Buttner, Mark

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Las Vegas Environmental Sampling 2017-2018

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health-FPT

Amount: $1,230,795

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Chen, Lung-Wen

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: INBRE: Addressing Indoor Exposure in the Assessment of PM2.5 Health Risks Using a Wearable Sensor

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $1,036

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Choi, Jin Ouk

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: High Speed Rail Access Charge for the XpressWest of Nevada

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $117,542

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Clarke, Steven

UNLV Department: Architecture, School of

Project Title: Downtown Design Center - Springs Preserve Garden of Science & Technology

Funding Agency: Las Vegas Valley Water District

Amount: $15,000

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: $472,047

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Dodge-Francis, Carolee

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: INBRE: UNLV Site Administration

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $24,612

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Dufek, Janet

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sci

Project Title: INBRE: Determination of Plantar Tissue Compression Area During Walking to Predict Onset of Diabetic Ulceration

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $1,036

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Southern Nevada HIV/AIDS Program for Women, Infants, Children and Youth

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $194,781

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Garza, Tiberio

UNLV Department: Educ Psy & Higher Edu

Project Title: Eco-Resilience NPD Program: Synergistically Connecting Multiple Environments for the Success of English Learners

Funding Agency: Texas A&M Univ.

Amount: $15,000

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Gerrity, Daniel

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Optimization of Online Bromate Analyzer to Improve Sensitivity and Reliability - Task 2

Funding Agency: Nevada Center of Excellence dba Waterstart

Amount: $29,226

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Gerstenberger, Shawn

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: Nevada Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control

Amount: $268,750

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Ghafoori, Nader

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Use of Nevada's Natural Pozzolan to Mitigate Alkali-Silicate Reactivity - Task 16

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $45,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluation of Positively Kid's Southern Nevada Transitional Care Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs - Yr 2 of 5

Funding Agency: Positively Kids

Amount: $3,121

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluation of Positively Kid's Neonatal Program Year 3 of 5

Funding Agency: Positively Kids

Amount: $3,733

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Hartmann, Thomas

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: UNLV Tritium Measurement - Task 27

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Hatchett, David

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Metals Separation Project: Phase 3 - Task 26

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $232,936

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Hausrath, Elisabeth

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Analysis of Fe-rich X-ray Amorphous Weathering Products of Earth and Comparisons to Measurements from Mars - Match

Funding Agency: NV System of Higher Education

Amount: $24,792

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Hausrath, Elisabeth

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: A Geochemical Investigation of Aqueous Alteration at Gale Crater, Mars

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $70,566

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: $92,536

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Hernandez, Christina

UNLV Department: Jean Nidetch Women's Center

Project Title: UNLV LGBTQ CARE Advocacy

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of the Attorney General

Amount: $15,000

Project Type: Student Support

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: $40,000

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: $20,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Jiang, Yingtao

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: Development of a Platform to Enable Real Time, Non-Disruptive Testing and Early Fault Detection of Critical High Voltage Transformers and Switchgears in High Speed Rail

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $66,230

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Johnson, Michael

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: IDeA Pilot Grant: Identifying the Determinants of Cervical Cancer Screening Among Gender Minorities

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $66,853

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kim, Si Jung

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: A Design and Development of an Airship for Live Entertainment

Funding Agency: Hanru Co., Ltd

Amount: $13,400

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: $306,134

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kuang, Yu

UNLV Department: Health Physics and Diag Sci

Project Title: INBRE: Metabolomic Lipid Profiling for Early Detection of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $7,770

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kuhls, Deborah

UNLV Department: Surgery

Project Title: Evidence-Based Impact of High Risk and Protective Behaviors on Outcomes Using Crash-Trauma Data

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of Traffic Safety

Amount: $100,000

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: $1,529,458

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

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

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $303,431

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

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

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $886,020

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

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

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $199,096

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Kumar, Parvesh

UNLV Department: School of Allied Health

Project Title: Clinical and Translational Research Infrastructure Network IDeA-CTR - Pilot Grants

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $776,534

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Lampert, Cory

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: Raising the Curtain: Large-Scale Digitization Models for Nevada Cultural Heritage

Funding Agency: Nevada State Library and Archives

Amount: $97,937

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Landers, Merrill

UNLV Department: Physical Therapy

Project Title: IDeA Multi-Site Research Pilot Grant: Decreasing Health Disparities for Parkinson's Disease in Rural Communities

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $69,048

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Lazos, Sylvia

UNLV Department: Law School

Project Title: Educate Nevada Now

Funding Agency: James E and Beverly Rogers Educational Foundation

Amount: $100,000

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Light, Michelle

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: Early Las Vegas Newspapers Digitization Project

Funding Agency: Las Vegas Centennial

Amount: $49,400

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Light, Michelle

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: Online Access for the City of Las Vegas Commission Minutes and Ordinances

Funding Agency: Las Vegas Centennial

Amount: $5,500

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Lombardo, Joseph

UNLV Department: Natl Supercomputing Institute

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

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $167,920

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Marchand, Gwen

UNLV Department: Ctr for Res, Eval & Assessment

Project Title: COBRE Administrative Core

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $88,538

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Marrun, Norma

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

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: $215,309

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Miles, Zachary

UNLV Department: NV Small Bus Devlpmnt Ctr

Project Title: UNLV Small Business Development Center 2017

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $197,500

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Morgan, Joseph

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: A Multi-Site Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Efficacy of the NumberShire Level 1 Gaming Intervention for Improving Math Outcomes

Funding Agency: University of Oregon-FPT

Amount: $61,465

Project Type: Research

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: $248,480

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Morris, Brendan

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: Person Recognition for Access Logging

Funding Agency: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Amount: $20,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Naduvalath, Balakrishnan

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Accurate Methods for Ultrcold Reactions with Product Quantum State Resolution

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $75,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Naduvalath, Balakrishnan

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: High-Resolution Quantum Control of Chemical Reactions

Funding Agency: Yale University - FPT

Amount: $20,417

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Nussbaum, Michael

UNLV Department: Educ Psy & Higher Edu

Project Title: Argumentation and Learning in Secondary Science (ALSS)

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $7,338

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 - Phase I

Funding Agency: Nevada Composites Inc

Amount: $21,000

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: $5,328

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: O'Toole, Brendan

UNLV Department: Ctr for Materials & Structures

Project Title: Orion Process Control Coupon Testing - Task 2

Funding Agency: Lockheed Martin Corporation-FPT

Amount: $18,825

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Oh, Paul

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: INSPIRE: Mobile-Manipulating UAV's for Sensor Installation, Bridge Inspection and Maintenance (AS-1)

Funding Agency: Missouri University of Science and Technology

Amount: $76,563

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Park, Seong

UNLV Department: Criminal Justice

Project Title: The Effect of Social Change on Criminal Justice Policies: Intensification of Income Inequality and Change of Criminal Justice Policies

Funding Agency: Korean Institute of Criminology

Amount: $13,042

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Paz-Cruz, Alexander

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Prototyping and Field Testing of a Demand-Responsive Rumble Strip Mechanism

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $46,654

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: SNHD Healthy Start Evaluation

Funding Agency: Southern Nevada Health District - FPT

Amount: $28,890

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: SNDH TPP Community Impact Evaluation

Funding Agency: Southern Nevada Health District - FPT

Amount: $56,707

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Facilitation for Clark County Domestic Violence Fatality Review

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of the Attorney General

Amount: $3,965

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Annual Kindergarten Health Survey Year 10

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health-FPT

Amount: $26,594

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Prevent Child Abuse Nevada Community Training: Ensuring Safe, Stable Nurturing Environments and Relationships

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

Amount: $90,938

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Prevent Child Abuse Nevada - Chapter Support

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: Data Management for Clark County Child Death Review

Funding Agency: Clark County Dept of Family Services

Amount: $24,996

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Pinheiro, Paulo

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: INBRE: Colorectal Cancer Survival Disparities in Nevada

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $7,770

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Piotrowska-Jezierska, Joanna

UNLV Department: Vice Provost for Ed Outreach

Project Title: 2017 National Summer Transportation Institute

Funding Agency: NV Department of Transportation

Amount: $55,000

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Pollard-Durodola, Sharolyn

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education (ICMEE)

Funding Agency: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Amount: $15,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Poston, Bracher

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sci

Project Title: Long-Term Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Parkinson's Disease

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $420,881

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: Quinn, Linda

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: A Collaborative Pyramid Supporting Professional Development, Teacher Leadership and Teacher Retention: Phase II

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $148,500

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Radzak, Kara

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sci

Project Title: An Evaluation on the Prevalence and Effectiveness of Care Provided by Athletic Trainers in a Military Population

Funding Agency: NATA Research & Education Foundation

Amount: $23,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Raftery, Laurel

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: MRI: Acquisition of a High Speed Multiphoton Laser-Scanning Microscope for Research and Training at UNLV

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $998,614

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Regentova, Emma

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Mission Possible: Development of Project-Based Teaching Modules for Communications, Networking and Air-and Space-born Data And signal Processing Using Reconfigurables and Programs

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $42,829

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Regner, Kurt

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Development of a CRISPR cas9 Gene Editing Lab

Funding Agency: Association of Biology Laboratory Education

Amount: $929

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Regner, Kurt

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: INBRE: SEA-PHAGES

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $1,036

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Reiber, Carl

UNLV Department: Sr VP/Provost Office

Project Title: FY 18 GEAR UP STEM Activities for 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 - Combs, Olsen, Rahib, Smallwood

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $72,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

Principal Investigator: Roberts, Barbara

UNLV Department: Office of Admissions

Project Title: FY 18 GEAR UP Student Direct Outreach Services (Ambassador Program)

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: $17,000

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Roberts, Barbara

UNLV Department: Office of Admissions

Project Title: GEAR UP Summer Academy

Funding Agency: Clark County School District

Amount: $20,449

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Robleto, Eduardo

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Graduate Research Fellowship Program - Vallin - Effect of Non-B DNA Structures on Stationary Phase Mutagenesis of Bacillus Subtilis

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $46,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

Principal Investigator: Shan, Guogen

UNLV Department: Environ & Occup Health

Project Title: INBRE: New Adaptive Designs for Clinical Studies by Using Computationally Intensive Techniques

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $7,770

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Shen, Jay

UNLV Department: Health Care Admin and Policy

Project Title: Engaging Patients with Life-Limiting Illnesses on Receiving Palliative Care

Funding Agency: Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Amount: $49,983

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Shenk, Joshua

UNLV Department: Black Mountain Institute

Project Title: Emerging Writers Series 2017-2018

Funding Agency: Nevada Humanities Committee

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Sherman, Ryan

UNLV Department: Civil & Envirnmntl Eng & Const

Project Title: Developing Acoustic Technology to Detect Transverse Defects in Rail at High Speed (220 mph)

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $129,169

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: $307,625

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Computer Science

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

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $74,091

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Computer Science

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

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $37,152

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Trio McNair Scholars Institute

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $244,342

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: $263,934

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

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

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $263,934

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: $263,934

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: GEAR UP - Central Las Vegas Valley

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $2,188,146

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $299,999

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: $2,881,279

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: $2,458,815

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: $1,637,222

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: TRIO Training Project (Absolute Priority 2)

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $131,969

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI (Part F) Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $325,619

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: $350,117

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: $429,665

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: $242,823

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: $241,899

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: $246,491

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: $276,010

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: $342,429

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: $245,998

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: $245,998

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: $10,536

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of North Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $6,437

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of South Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $6,437

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of East Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $6,437

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of North Las Vegas

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $6,437

Project Type: Student Support

Principal Investigator: Sun, Ke-Xun

UNLV Department: Elec & Comp Engineering

Project Title: NA22 FOAS Project - Task 25

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $16,988

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: $30,000

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Trabia, Mohamed

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: A Broadening Participation in Engineering Workshop for Distance Learning Programs in STEM: Experiences, Challenges and Solutions

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $49,883

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Tschauner, Oliver

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: UNLV Experimental Petrology Intern - Justin Reppart

Funding Agency: Jacobs Technology

Amount: $31,579

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Tseng, Boo Shan

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: INBRE: Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Extracellular Matrix-Associated Functions in Biofilm Formation and Antimicrobial Susceptibility in an Opportunistic Human Pathogen

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $1,036

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Tsourkas, Philippos

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: INBRE: A Novel Tool for Bacteriophage Genome Annotation

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $1,036

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Utz, Jennifer

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: RCN: Predicting Vertebrate Responses to a Changing Climate: Modeling Genomes to Phenomes to Populations (G2P2PoP)

Funding Agency: Northern Arizona University

Amount: $9,985

Project Type: Public Service

Principal Investigator: Venkat, Rama

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: UNLV-TBE Payload Development

Funding Agency: Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc-FPT

Amount: $22,733

Project Type: Academic Support

Principal Investigator: Venkat, Rama

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: Graduate Student Fellowships for Radiochemistry Ph.D. Program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy

Amount: $7,500

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

Principal Investigator: Venkat, Rama

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: UNLV-TBE Payload Development

Funding Agency: Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc-FPT

Amount: $33,050

Project Type: Academic Support

Principal Investigator: Wang, Zhiyong

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Mobile 3D Printing of Rail Track Surface for Rapid Repairment

Funding Agency: Univer of Nevada, Las Vegas

Amount: $67,059

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Wang, Zhiyong

UNLV Department: Ctr for Materials & Structures

Project Title: 3D Printed Drill Plate Optimization - Task 6

Funding Agency: Lockheed Martin Corporation-FPT

Amount: $39,993

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Wu, Qing

UNLV Department: NV Inst Personalized Medicine

Project Title: Developing Model-Based Bone Density Reference Values for African-American Women

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $448,313

Project Type: Research

Principal Investigator: Zawarus, Phillip

UNLV Department: Architecture, School of

Project Title: Landscape Performance Education Grant

Funding Agency: Landscape Architecture Foundation

Amount: $2,500

Project Type: Instruction

Principal Investigator: Zhan, Justin (Zhijun)

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: Establishing a Reserve Education Assistance Program (REAP in Data Science and Engineering at University of Nevada, Las Vegas) Carrera and Paliskara

Funding Agency: The Academy of Applied Science, Inc

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Scholarships and Fellowships

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

Q1FY18 AWARDS TOTAL: $29,182,163