First-Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 External Funding Recipients

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Oct. 11, 2018

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 2019. For more information on recent external funding recipients and their awards, please visit our External Funding Recipients page

 

Principal Investigator: Scott Abella

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: $25,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Scott Abella

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: $30,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Angela Amar

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Workforce Innovations for a New Nevada (WINN)

Funding Agency: Governor's Office of Economic Development

Amount: $209,500

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Joshua Baker

UNLV Department: Childhood, Multilingual & Special Education

Project Title: Dual License in Autism and Intellectual Disability

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $243,292

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: R. Jacob Baker

UNLV Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Project Title: Tiled Silicon-Photomultiplier Array Read-Out Integrated Circuit

Funding Agency: Freedom Photonics LLC/FPT

Amount: $29,999

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jacimaria Batista

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

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

Funding Agency: Radian Chemicals

Amount: $10,752

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jacimaria Batista

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: ZVI, Citric Acid and Chloroform: Additional Tasks added to the Bench-Scale Bioremediation Studies of UNIT4 Area, (NERT) Site, Nevada

Funding Agency: Tetra Tech, Inc

Amount: 178,432

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Bo Bernhard

UNLV Department: International Gaming Institute

Project Title: FY 19 Nevada Problem Gambling Grant

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Amount: $139,371

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Dharini Bhammar

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

Project Title: Respiratory Effects of Obesity in Children

Funding Agency: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Amount: $35,536

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Erin Breen

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Vulnerable Road Users Project

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of Traffic Safety

Amount: $141,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Monica Brown

UNLV Department: Childhood, Multilingual & Special Education

Project Title: Project SPEN:TT (Severe and Persistent Educational Needs: Teacher Training)

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $249,731

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Tim Bungum

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: 2018 SNAP Safe Routes to School

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services

Amount: $39,061

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pamela Burnley

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: NASA Space Grant; Inclusion Rocks!: Introducing Underrepresented Students to the World Around Them Through Geoscience and Remote Sensing

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $24,888

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Mark Buttner

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Las Vegas Environmental Sampling

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

Amount: $1,215,813

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: David Cappelli

UNLV Department: School of Dental Medicine

Project Title: Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Funding Agency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Amount: $234,371

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: David Di John

UNLV Department: Pediatrics

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

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $194,871

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Catherine Dingley

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Jonas Scholars Program 2018-2020

Funding Agency: Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare

Amount: $30,000

Project Type: SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Principal Investigator: Du Feng

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) 2018-2019

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Admin.

Amount: $177,777

Project Type: SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Principal Investigator: Paula Frew

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Understanding MSM Consumer Opinions and Preferences for Emerging HIV Prevention Products

Funding Agency: Research Support Services, Inc

Amount: $125,425

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paula Frew

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Syringe Service Programs (SSP) User Experiences with HIV/HCV/HBV Prevention, Testing and Linkage to Care and Treatment

Funding Agency: Research Support Services, Inc

Amount: $90,889

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paula Frew

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Utilization of HIV Prevention and Treatment Services Among YMSM of Color and YTG Persons of Color, Living in the Deep South (DS)

Funding Agency: Research Support Services, Inc

Amount: $127,432

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paula Frew

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Data to Care (D2C) Challenges, Successes and Lessons Learned in Engaging Black/African Americans Living with HIV

Funding Agency: Research Support Services, Inc

Amount: $45,221

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paula Frew

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Understanding Decisions About Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Refusal and Unsuccessful Uptake of PrEP Among High-Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM)

Funding Agency: Research Support Services, Inc

Amount: $109,050

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tiberio Garza

UNLV Department: Educational Psychology & Higher Education

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: Patricia Gatlin

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Testing the Use of a CBT and MI Intervention Program to Reduce the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Among Overweight/Obese Pregnant Women

Funding Agency: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Amount: $2,500

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Shawn Gerstenberger

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Nevada Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control

Amount: $401,583

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Shawn Gerstenberger

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Nevada Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Funding Agency: Centers for Disease Control

Amount: $140,554

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Amanda Haboush

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Outcome Evaluation for Nevada Pre-K Programs

Funding Agency: NV Department of Education

Amount: $78,612

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Amanda Haboush

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluation of Positively Kid's Neonatal Program Year 4 of 5

Funding Agency: Positively Kids

Amount: $2,693

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Amanda Haboush

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 3 of 5

Funding Agency: Positively Kids

Amount: $2,081

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Andrew Hardin

UNLV Department: Troesch Center for Entrpreneurship & Innovation

Project Title: I-Corps Sites: Type II: UNLV Lean Entrepreneurship Advancement Program (LEAP)

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $2,500

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Sarah Harris

UNLV Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Project Title: Las Vegas Scholars Program: (Re)defining Academic Spaces of Belonging for Students and Families

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $650,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: David Hatchett

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Rare Earth Element Extraction from Coal Fly Ash

Funding Agency: Skyhaven Systems, LLC

Amount: $44,974

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Elisabeth Hausrath

UNLV Department: Geoscience

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

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $78,745

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Brian Hedlund

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Workshops: Development of a Roadmap for the Next Decade of Microbial Systematics Research

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $99,999

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Brian Hedlund

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Functional Analysis of Abundant Candidate Microbial Phyla in Geothermal Springs

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $140,960

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Starr Hoffman

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: Researchers on Academic Library Impact: Characteristics and Perspectives

Funding Agency: Association of College & Research Libraries

Amount: $3,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Alisha Kerlin

UNLV Department: Marjorie Barrick Museum

Project Title: FY 19 NAC Project Grant - Tamar Ettun

Funding Agency: Nevada Arts Council

Amount: $2,990

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Eunja Kim

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Materials Modeling and Simulations

Funding Agency: Enviro Nuclear Services, LLC

Amount: $159,075

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kwang Kim

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: $800,424

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kwang Kim

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: $594,933

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Si Jung Kim

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: Design, Evaluation and Implementation of an Augmented Laparoscopic Training Tool

Funding Agency: LV Minimally Invasive Surgery & Women's Pelvic Health Center

Amount: $15,636

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jefferson Kinney

UNLV Department: Psychology

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

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $291,847

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gary Kleiger

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Mechanisms for Poly-Ubiquitin Chain Initiation and Elongation

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $437,472

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Yu Kuang

UNLV Department: Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

Project Title: Liquid Biopsy to Identify Plasma Lipid Species Biomarkers for Primary Liver Cancer Detection

Funding Agency: University of Utah

Amount: $20,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Parvesh Kumar

UNLV Department: Dean, School of Medicine

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

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $3,687,066

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Matthew Lachniet

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Collaborative Research: P2C2--What is the Drive of Orbital-Scale Central American Monsoon Variations? Tests of the Insolation and Sea Surface Temperature Hypotheses

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $140,548

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Sophie Ladd

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: Southern Nevada Writing Project 2018-2019

Funding Agency: National Writing Project Corp.

Amount: $20,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Cory Lampert

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: Building the Pipelines: Large-Scale Digitization Models for Nevada Cultural Heritage

Funding Agency: Nevada State Library and Archives

Amount: $80,685

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Szu-Ping Lee

UNLV Department: Physical Therapy

Project Title: Motor Learning in Individuals with and at Risk of Lower Limb Loss: Implications for Amputee Rehabilitation

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $132,228

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Michelle Light

UNLV Department: Oral History Research Center

Project Title: Latino Voices in Southern Nevada

Funding Agency: Las Vegas Centennial

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Joseph Lombardo

UNLV Department: Natl Supercomputing Institute

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

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $150,153

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gwen Marchand

UNLV Department: Center for Research, Evaluation & Assessment

Project Title: COBRE Administrative Core

Funding Agency: Cleveland Clinic

Amount: $125,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gwen Marchand

UNLV Department: Educational Psychology & Higher Education

Project Title: Collaborative Research for Development of M-PLANS (Motivation - Planning Lessons to Activate eNgagement in Science)

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $964,236

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Erica Marti

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: RII Track-4: Advanced Techniques for Assessing Toxicity and Chemical Uptake in Plants in Water Reuse Situations

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $189,945

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zachary Miles

UNLV Department: Nevada Small Business Development Center

Project Title: NV Grow

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $30,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Stephen Miller

UNLV Department: Center for Business and Economic Research

Project Title: 2018 Clark County Population Forecast

Funding Agency: Various Sponsors

Amount: $36,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Stephen Miller

UNLV Department: Center for Business and Economic Research

Project Title: 2018 Nevada KIDS COUNT

Funding Agency: Annie E Casey Foundation

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Cori More

UNLV Department: Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders

Project Title: Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $25,328

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Joseph Morgan

UNLV Department: Childhood, Multilingual & Special Education

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: $171,248

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Joseph Morgan

UNLV Department: Childhood, Multilingual & Special Education

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: $151,498

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Sean Mulvenon

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Education

Project Title: REBS: Review of Evidence-Based Supplies

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $97,574

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Balakrishnan Naduvalath

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Molecular Ro-vibrational Collision Rates for Infrared Modeling of Warm Interstellar Gas from Full-dimensional Quantum Calculations

Funding Agency: University of Georgia

Amount: $24,534

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Balakrishnan Naduvalath

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Non-Adiabatic Effects in Utlracold Chemistry

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $281,817

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paul Oh

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: $40,556

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jee Woong Park

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: Embedded Safety Communication System for Robust Hazard Perception of Individuals in Work Zones

Funding Agency: CPWR The Center for Construction Research and Training

Amount: $29,974

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Alexander Paz-Cruz

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Study of some Effects Associated with the Deployment of Autonomous and Connected Vehicles

Funding Agency: City of Las Vegas

Amount: $13,760

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Alexander Paz-Cruz

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Costumer Discovery for Demand-Responsive Transverse Rumble Strips

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tara Phebus

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Domestic Violence Fatality Review Coordination FY 19

Funding Agency: Nevada Attorney General

Amount: $7,279

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Tara Phebus

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Project Comprehensive Community Prevention Plan (CCPP)

Funding Agency: PACT Coalition

Amount: $20,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Daniel Proga

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Numerical Studies of Radiation-MHD Clouds in AGN

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $100,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Daniel Proga

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Numerical Studies of Radiation-MHD Clouds in AGN

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $53,342

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: LeAnn Putney

UNLV Department: Educational Psychology & Higher Education

Project Title: 2018-2019 CCSD Intern - Ana Reyes

Funding Agency: Clark County School District

Amount: $33,628

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Kara Radzak

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

Project Title: Select Medical Graduate Assistantship Project 2018-2019

Funding Agency: Select Medical Corporation dba Select Physical Therapy

Amount: $22,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: George Rhee

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Fellowship - Rice

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $18,000

Project Type: SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Principal Investigator: George Rhee

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Fellowship - Sanchez, Durkee, Chai, Neilsen

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $16,000

Project Type: SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

 

Principal Investigator: Barbara Roberts

UNLV Department: Office of Admissions

Project Title: NV GEAR UP Ambassador Program

Funding Agency: Nevada System of Higher Education

Amount: $150,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Eduardo Robleto

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Mfd Promotes Mutagenesis and Prevents Protein Damage in Cells Experiencing Oxidative Stress in Bacillus Subtilis

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $428,506

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Ashkan Salamat

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Development of Laser Heating Methods and Analysis

Funding Agency: Los Alamos Nat'l Lab

Amount: $55,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Joshua Shenk

UNLV Department: Black Mountain Institute

Project Title: Emerging Writers Series 2018-2019

Funding Agency: Nevada Humanities Committee

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: David Slattery

UNLV Department: Emergency Medicine

Project Title: Creation of a ACGME Accredited Fellowship in Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Funding Agency: Governor's Office of Economic Development

Amount: $922,433

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Joel Snyder

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: $243,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: William Sousa

UNLV Department: Center for Crime & Justice Policy

Project Title: Nevada Day Reporting Center Evaluation

Funding Agency: NV Department of Public Safety-FPT

Amount: $47,511

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tracy Spies

UNLV Department: Childhood, Multilingual & Special Education

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

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $472,067

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Andy Stefik

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: $34,528

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: GEAR UP - Central Las Vegas Valley

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $1,983,054

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of North Las Vegas

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $275,152

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Central Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $450,336

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of East Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $275,152

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

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: $275,151

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Southern Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $275,152

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound of Northern Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $275,152

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

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: $275,151

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: East Las Vegas Educational Opportunity Center

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $252,180

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $50,568

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV TRIO Training (Absolute Priority 3) Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $178,851

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

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: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: South Las Vegas Educational Opportunity Center

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $253,143

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

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: $275,151

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV Regular TRiO Student Support Services Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $364,997

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

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

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $447,926

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV AANAPISI (Part F) Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $349,999

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: East Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $356,982

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Southeast Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $256,453

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Central Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $287,740

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Northwest Valley Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $256,453

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: North Las Vegas Talent Search

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $256,967

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: William Sullivan

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: UNLV Trio Training (Absolute Priority 2) Project

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $265,763

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Ying Tian

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: Improving Precast System Connection Durability by Development of Nonproprietary Engineered Cementitious Material

Funding Agency: University of California, Irvine

Amount: $30,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gary Totten

UNLV Department: English

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

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

Amount: $50,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Gary Totten

UNLV Department: English

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

Funding Agency: Oxford University Press

Amount: $8,665

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Arya Udry

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Jacobs Technology Graduate Intern - Zoe Wilbur

Funding Agency: Jacobs Technology

Amount: $34,872

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Arya Udry

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Understanding Diversity in Martian Magmatism: Modeling the Formation of Felsic and Alkaline Igenous Compositions from In-Situ Data Collected on Mars

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $90,316

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Frank van Breukelen

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Hibernation in Tenrecs

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $133,009

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Jason Vaughan

UNLV Department: Library Faculty

Project Title: National Digital Newspaper Program - Nevada

Funding Agency: National Endowment for the Humanities

Amount: $255,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Rama Venkat

UNLV Department: Dean, College of Engineering

Project Title: UNLV-TBE Payload Development

Funding Agency: Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc-FPT

Amount: $45,226

Project Type: Academic Support

 

Principal Investigator: Zhiyong Wang

UNLV Department: Center for Materials & Structures

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

Funding Agency: Lockheed Martin Corporation-FPT

Amount: $39,938

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Eric Weber

UNLV Department: Architecture, School of

Project Title: Downtown Design Center - The Mesa

Funding Agency: The Mesa Retreat Center, LLC

Amount: $10,436

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Mo Weng

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Mechanosensitive Remodeling of Adherens Junctions During Snail-Driven EMT

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $249,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Claytee White

UNLV Department: Oral History Research Center

Project Title: Remembering 1 October

Funding Agency: Nevada Humanities Committee

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phillip Zawarus

UNLV Department: Architecture, School of

Project Title: UNLV Parking Lot Tree Study

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Forestry

Amount: $22,939

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Justin (Zhijun) Zhan

UNLV Department: Computer Science

Project Title: CDnet: Community Detection in Large Networks

Funding Agency: U.S. Army Research Office

Amount: $70,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hui Zhang

UNLV Department: Chemistry & Biochemistry

Project Title: Regulation of Stem Cell Protein Stability by Novel Ubiquitin Ligases

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $437,202

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Hui Zhao

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Development of a Multi-Scale Mathematical Model for Chip-Based Chromatography

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $71,805

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhaohuan Zhu

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Predicting Observational Signatures of Planet Formation in Realistic Models of Protoplanetary Disks

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $174,821

Project Type: Research

 

Grand Total: $26,829,134