Fourth-Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 External Funding Recipients

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Jul. 17, 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 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-UNLV Collaborative Restoration Projects for Glen Canyon NRA and Tuzigoot NM

Funding Agency: National Park Service (DOI)

Amount: $34,009

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Flower Visitors to Colorado Plateau Endemic Plants on Shale Soils of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

Funding Agency: Glenn Canyon Natural History Association

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Abella, Scott

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Silver State Native Plant Replacement and Restoration Research

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Land Management

Amount: $311,454

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: $236,626

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Baker, R. Jacob

UNLV Department: Center Engineering Materials Technology (EMITION)

Project Title: Geiger Mode SiGe Receiver for Long-Range Optical Communications

Funding Agency: Freedom Photonics LLC/FPT

Amount: $30,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Baker, R. Jacob

UNLV Department: Center Engineering Materials Technology (EMITION)

Project Title: Phase II STTR Army - A15A-T001 Advanced Printed Circuit Board Design Methods for Compact Optical Transceiver

Funding Agency: Attollo Engineering, LLC

Amount: $299,605

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Bansal, Shubhra

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Metastability and Long-Term Degradation in CIGS Devices: Effect of Alkali Treatments, Back Contact and Emitter Layers

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy

Amount: $344,298

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Barrie, Elizabeth

UNLV Department: Online Education

Project Title: Next Generation Servicewide Interpretive Database

Funding Agency: National Park Service (DOI)

Amount: $45,235

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Barzilov, Alexander

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Nuclear Engineering Fellowship Program at UNLV

Funding Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Amount: $66,667

Project Type: Scholarships & Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Benfield, Rebecca

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)

Funding Agency: Health Resources & Services Administration

Amount: $177,777

Project Type: Student Support

 

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: NSHE

Amount: $4,951

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: NSHE

Amount: $51,235

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: $48,450

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: $71,820

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: NSHE

Amount: $59,875

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: NSHE

Amount: $16,288

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 (Workforce Development) Task 5

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $56,250

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: 2017 Nexus Special Projects Match Year 5

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $9,872

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: 2017 Nexus UROP Scholarships & WFD

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $949

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: NSHE

Amount: $9,500

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: 2017 Nexus Special Projects Match Year 5

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $71,311

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Boehm, Robert

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: 2017 Nexus UROP Scholarships & WFD

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $40,980

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Brown, Monica

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

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

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $243,185

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Burnley, Pamela

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program – High-Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $73,542

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Burnley, Pamela

UNLV Department: High Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Understanding the Geologic Causes of Variations in Natural Radiological Background

Funding Agency: U.S. Army Research Office

Amount: $59,980

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Chase, Diane

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Southern Nevada Northern Arizona - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $866,457

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Chen, Changfeng

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $70,241

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Chen, Lung-Wen

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Implementation of PMEH Air Quality Management (AQM) Program

Funding Agency: The World Bank Group

Amount: $45,570

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Chen, Lung-Wen

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational 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: $13,764

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Chen, Yitung

UNLV Department: Center for Energy Research

Project Title: Corrosion Effect in Candidate Materials and I&C Design and Probability Risk Assessment Analysis of Developed Thoreact RTMSR

Funding Agency: Thoreact - Utah Green Energy Technologies, LLC

Amount: $494,542

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Choi, Jin Ouk

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: A Pilot Investigation of Construction Workforce and Education Inequalities and Biases in Construction/Civil/Architectural Engineering

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $49,988

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Choi, Jin Ouk

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: True Cost of Custom Design in a UMM Commodity Market

Funding Agency: University of Texas, Austin

Amount: $52,602

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Cook-Craig, Patricia

UNLV Department: School of Pub Policy & Leadership

Project Title: Evaluation of the Kentucky Green Dot Primary Prevention Program

Funding Agency: Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs

Amount: $17,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Cornelius, Andrew

UNLV Department: High Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $479,654

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Devitt, Dale

UNLV Department: Center Urban Horticulture & Water Conservation

Project Title: Assessing Tree to Grass Water Use Ratios: Significance to Urban Water Conservation

Funding Agency: Desert Research Institute

Amount: $10,500

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Dodge-Francis, Carolee

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: INBRE: UNLV Site Administration

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $401,956

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Dufek, Janet

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

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

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $13,764

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Ezeanolue, Echezona

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: Intervention for Sustained Testing and Retention (iSTAR) Among HIV-infected Patient

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $91,011

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Feng, Du

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Biostatistical and Mentoring Support for the Baa nnilah Project

Funding Agency: Montana State University

Amount: $11,719

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Forster, Paul

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $31,891

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gerrity, Daniel

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: Plant Uptake of Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Agroecosystems Irrigated with Reclaimed Water

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Amount: $495,692

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gerrity, Daniel

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

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

Funding Agency: METAWATER

Amount: $12,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Gewelber, Civon

UNLV Department: School of Dental Medicine

Project Title: Special Care Clinic for Adults with Disabilities

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health

Amount: $47,036

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Ghafoori, Nader

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

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

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $96,628

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Ghafoori, Nader

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

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

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $45,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Greenway, Joseph

UNLV Department: Center for Health Info Analysis

Project Title: Hospital Cost Review Project - FPT

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

Amount: $740,665

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Greenway, Joseph

UNLV Department: Center for Health Info Analysis

Project Title: Hospital Cost Review Project - State

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Health and Human Services

Amount: $1,658,535

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Haboush, Amanda

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: 2017 Child Abuse and Safety Prevention Conference Support

Funding Agency: Nevada Division of Public & Behavioral Health

Amount: $15,457

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Huang, Shichun

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: Petrogenesis of Hawaiian Tholeiites: Constraints from Non-Traditional Stable Isotopes

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $83,029

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: $30,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: James, David

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: Evaluation of Approaches to Determine Mixing and Assimilation of Reuse Effluent

Funding Agency: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

Amount: $68,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kachroo, Pushkin

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Observational Seat Belt Use Survey - FY 17

Funding Agency: Nevada Office of Traffic Safety

Amount: $26,915

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Karakouzian, Moses

UNLV Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering & Construction

Project Title: Design of Lateral Confluences of Flood Control Channels

Funding Agency: Clark County Flood Control District

Amount: $244,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kim, Kwang

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: EAP Soft Micro-Sensor Array for Naval Applications

Funding Agency: Office of Naval Research

Amount: $150,908

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: $48,747

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kinney, Jefferson

UNLV Department: Psychology

Project Title: The Role of Inflammation in Development of Alzheimer's Disease Following Repetitive Head Trauma

Funding Agency: Indiana University

Amount: $58,914

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Kuang, Yu

UNLV Department: Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences

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

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $103,230

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Lee, Hyunhwa

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Neurogenerative Changes After Traumatic Brain Injury

Funding Agency: Asian American Pacific Islander Nursing Association

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Lee, Hyunhwa

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Epigenetic Markers of Neurodegenerative Changes in Traumatic Brain Injury

Funding Agency: Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Amount: $5,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Levrant, Robert

UNLV Department: Vice Provost for Ed Outreach

Project Title: Healthier Seniors Through Lifelong Learning

Funding Agency: Dignity Health

Amount: $45,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Miller, Richard

UNLV Department: School of Music

Project Title: Understanding China Through Music

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $78,037

Project Type: Instruction

 

Principal Investigator: Miller, Stephen

UNLV Department: Center for Business and Economic Research

Project Title: 2017 Nevada Kids Count

Funding Agency: Annie E Casey Foundation

Amount: $46,968

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Mueller, Frank

UNLV Department: KUNV Radio

Project Title: Nevada Department of Education Basic Support 2016-2017

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Education

Amount: $3,786

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Nathanson, Rebecca

UNLV Department: Law School

Project Title: Justice AmeriCorps Legal Fellowship Program

Funding Agency: Equal Justice Works

Amount: $2,656

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Oh, Paul

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: UGV-UAV Hybrid System for Unstructured Environment Exploration

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $10,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Olson, Travis

UNLV Department: Center for Research, Evaluation & Assessment

Project Title: NeCoTIP: Transitions in Mathematics for Middle School (TIMMS) - Cohort II

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $271,543

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paz-Cruz, Alexander

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Field Test of a New Mobile System for the Collection of Crash and Citation Data in Nevada - Task B

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $77,058

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 - Task D - Match

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $46,654

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 - Task D

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $93,308

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Paz-Cruz, Alexander

UNLV Department: Transportation Research Center

Project Title: Field Test of a New Mobile System for the Collection of Crash and Citation Data in Nevada - Task B - Match

Funding Agency: Univ. of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $38,529

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluator for Title IV-E Waiver Demonstration Project

Funding Agency: Clark County Department of Family Services

Amount: $144,576

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: Evaluation Planning for New CCDF Training Requirements

Funding Agency: NV Department of Education

Amount: $55,671

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: CAA Finish Line - Medicaid Advocacy Project

Funding Agency: Children's Advocacy Alliance

Amount: $40,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Phebus, Tara

UNLV Department: Nevada Institute for Children

Project Title: SNDH Healthy Start Evaluation

Funding Agency: Southern Nevada Health District - FPT

Amount: $39,135

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Pinheiro, Paulo

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

Project Title: INBRE: Colorectal Cancer Survival Disparities in Nevada

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $103,230

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pollard, James

UNLV Department: Geoscience

Project Title: FIA Information Management Joint Research Venture 2016-2021

Funding Agency: U.S. Forest Service

Amount: $1,299,931

Project Type: Research

 

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: Pravica, Michael

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $34,735

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Pritchard, Laurel

UNLV Department: Senior VP/Provost Office

Project Title: Girls Who Code at UNLV

Funding Agency: Girls Who Code

Amount: $300

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Radzak, Kara

UNLV Department: Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

Project Title: Select Medical Graduate Assistantship Project FY18

Funding Agency: Select Medical Corporation dba Select Physical Therapy

Amount: $66,000

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Regner, Kurt

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $35,142

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: $13,764

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Rhee, George

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: NASA Space Grant: Fellowship - Eierman, Sbraccia, Torres

Funding Agency: NSHE

Amount: $16,000

Project Type: Scholarships & Fellowships

 

Principal Investigator: Salamat, Ashkan

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $64,399

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Serafica, Reimund

UNLV Department: School of Nursing

Project Title: Acculturative Stress, Quality of Life and Dietary Indicators Among Filipino Older Adults

Funding Agency: Asian American Pacific Islander Nursing Association

Amount: $1,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Shan, Guogen

UNLV Department: Environmental & Occupational Health

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

Funding Agency: University of Nevada, Reno

Amount: $103,230

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Shih, Jeffrey

UNLV Department: Teaching and Learning

Project Title: Part II: Intuitive Thinking in K-3 Mathematics

Funding Agency: Clark County School District

Amount: $36,272

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Steffen, Jason

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Architecture of Kepler's Multiple Planet Systems

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $35,638

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Steffen, Jason

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: The Architectures of Near-Resonant Kepler Planets

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $129,138

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: $6,500

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Stefik, Andy

UNLV Department: Center for Math, Science & Engineering Education

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

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $16,000

Project Type: Research

 

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 North Clark County, Nevada

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Education

Amount: $257,498

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: $257,498

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: $257,498

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: $257,498

Project Type: Student Support

 

Principal Investigator: Sullivan, William

UNLV Department: Academic Enrichment

Project Title: Upward Bound Summer Food Service Program

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Agriculture

Amount: $40,851

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Sun, Ke-Xun

UNLV Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Project Title: Precision Time and Frequency Transfer Technology - Task 24

Funding Agency: National Security Technologies

Amount: $93,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tredwell, Claire

UNLV Department: Educational & Clinical Studies

Project Title: Special Milk

Funding Agency: Nevada Department of Agriculture

Amount: $17,365

Project Type: Public Service

 

Principal Investigator: Tschauner, Oliver

UNLV Department: High-Pressure Science & Engineering Center (HIPSEC)

Project Title: Stewardship Science Academic Alliances Program - High Pressure Science and Engineering Center

Funding Agency: National Nuclear Security Administration

Amount: $51,538

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Tseng, Boo Shan

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Matrix-Associated Proteins in Biofilm Tolerance: Psi an Ecotin

Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health

Amount: $106,178

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: $13,764

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: $13,764

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Van Breukelen, Frank

UNLV Department: School of Life Sciences

Project Title: Hibernation in Tenrecs

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Amount: $252,970

Project Type: Research

 

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: $11,567

Project Type: Academic Support

 

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: $18,838

Project Type: Academic Support

 

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: $20,297

Project Type: Academic Support

 

Principal Investigator: Zhang, Bing

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Modeling Gamma-Ray Bursts in the Magnetically Dominated Regime

Funding Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Amount: $142,639

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhao, Hui

UNLV Department: Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: Nanostructure-Enhanced Solution-Phase Nanoplasmonic Biosensing Devices for Rapid Detection of Foodborne Pathogens

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Amount: $150,000

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhu, Zhaohuan

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: $87,098

Project Type: Research

 

Principal Investigator: Zhu, Zhaohuan

UNLV Department: Physics and Astronomy

Project Title: Planet Formation: Theory Confronts Observation

Funding Agency: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Amount: $60,000

Project Type: Research

 

Q4FY17 AWARDS TOTAL: $14,454,776