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Grants & Contracts

Grants & Contracts for October to December 2013

The Research Foundation announces the following grants and contracts for October to December 2013. Award amounts are totals expected for the entire funding period. The list does not include supplements, modifications or other changes to existing grants or contracts. For awards that have more than one investigator, the first faculty member listed is the principal investigator.

LARRY ATKINSON, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, "Ray Toll QARTOD Amd 1"; State University of New Jersey, $25,000.

FRANCIS BADAVI, mathematics and statistics, "Development and Implementation of an Anisotropic Trapped Proton-Electron Environment Model and Its Application to the Space Radiation Transport Analysis"; NASA Langley Research Center, $4,360.

HELMUT BAUMGART, electrical and computer engineering, "VMEC Funding FY 2012 - FY 2013" and "VMEC Funding FY 2014"; University of Virginia, $34,000 and $37,997.

CHRISTOPHER BRILL, psychology, "3-Dimensional Auditory and Tactile Cueing for Soldiers with Normal and Impaired Hearing Wearing Next Generation Hearing Protection"; Battelle Corp., $72,000.

JEROME BRINKER, ODU Business Gateway, "Lean Principles Training Classes - Sentara Healthcare - October, November, December 2013"; "Fabrication and Manufacturing Engineering Management and Operational Innovation and Growth Support Phase II"; "Certificate of Lean Practitioner for HII-NNSB"; private sponsors, $21,000, $25,000 and $5,000; and "Lean Training and Implementation Project - ESKA Graphic Board"; private sponsors, $14,800.

MARK BUTLER, biological sciences, "Continuation for Assessment of the Effects of Casitas on Lobster Biology and Fishery Sustainability in the Bahamas"; Government of the Bahamas, $68,115.

KENT CARPENTER, biological sciences, "Red List Assessments for Gulf Species and Spatial Modeling Capacity Development"; World Conservation Union, $71,944. Also, "Amendment to Provide Travel Funding for IUCN Red List Workshop"; Qatar University, $13,239.

CHRIS CARTER, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "Integrative STEM for Pre-service Teachers (INSTEP)"; NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center, $496,702.

RAO CHAGANTY, mathematics and statistics, "Data Analysis and Biostatistics Consulting"; Eastern Virginia Medical School, $30,000. Also, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $21,177.

JEREMIAH CREEDON, mechanical and aerospace engineering, "Systems Analysis Support of Aviation Research Portfolio Analysis"; LMI, $18,750.

DANIEL DAUER, biological sciences, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $226,759 and $86,256.

JOHN DONAT, chemistry and biochemistry, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $583,478.

CLAIR DORSEY, ODU Business Gateway, "Women's Business Center 2013-14 Option Year Work Plan & Budget Request"; Small Business Administration, $140,140. Also, "Small Business Hurricane Sandy Relief 2013 Phase II"; George Mason University, $37,144.

TODD EGERTON, biological sciences, "VDH-MOA-ODUHAB617FY14"; Virginia Department of Health, $37,000.

HANI ELSAYED-ALI, electrical and computer engineering, "Scanning Electron Microscopy Studies of Extracellular Matrix Materials"; LifeNet Transplant Services, $3,240.

BARRY EZELL, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Urban Area Working Group Analytic Support"; Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, $4,899.

ROBERT GABLE and STEPHEN TONELSON, communication disorders and special education, "Training and Technical Assistance Center Continuation TTAC and PBIS"; Virginia Department of Education, $1,054,356 and $650,985. Also, "T-TAC 619"; Virginia Department of Education, $456,989. Also, "State Personnel Development Grant" and "Support for Virginia Schools to Attend Five Statewide Professional Learning Opportunities"; Virginia Department of Education, $223,384 and $42,142.

JANE GLASGOW, Children's Learning and Research Center, "Child Care Access Means Parents in Schools ODU"; U.S. Department of Education, $71,093.

RICHARD HELLER, medical diagnostic and translational sciences, "Determine the Effectiveness of Treating Metastatic Melanoma by Combining GET with IL-12 with Anti-CTLA4, Anti-PD 1 and Anti-PD-L1"; ONCOSEC Medical Inc., $193,210.

EDWARD HILL, human movement sciences, and TAMMI MILLIKEN, counseling and human services, "Women's Leadership Council"; United Way, $42,340.

LISA HORTH, biological sciences, "Improving Strawberry Production Through the Use of Native Bees"; Virginia Department of Agriculture, $22,900.

MARC HUCKLESS, ODU Police Department, "Selective Enforcement - Occupant Protection"; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, $9,200.

CYNTHIA JONES, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Support of Facilities to Provide Finfish Ageing for Virginia Catches and Application of a Variety of Stock Assessment Analysis Including Adapt-VPA and SCA Model to Provide Management Advice"; Virginia Marine Resources Commission, $269,175.

MICHAEL KOSLOSKI and SHARON DAVIS, STEM education and professional studies, "Virginia Assistive Technical Support 2014"; Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services, $90,000.

SANDEEP KUMAR, civil and environmental engineering, "Commissioning, Operation and Data Analysis of a Pilot-Scale Subcritical Water Hydrolysis Reactor to Be Installed at Tyton Biosciences, Danville, Va., for Processing Tobacco Biomass"; Tyton Biosciences Corp., LLC, $75,077. Also, "Career: Nutrients and Energy-Rich Macromolecules Recovery from Microalgae Using Subcritical Water"; National Science Foundation, $401,315.

DREW LANDMAN, mechanical and aerospace engineering, "DOE-Enhanced SPC for Wind Tunnel Application" and "In-Situ Calibration Load System Assessment - Modification 3"; National Institute of Aerospace Associates, $68,000 and $14,683.

HAROLD MARSHALL, biological sciences, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $129,195.

TAMMI MILLIKEN, counseling and human services, and EDWARD HILL, human movement sciences, "P.B. Young CARE Now Summer School Plan"; United Way, $14,500.

DALE NASH, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, "Launch Site Access and operations Support Agreement - Master Agreement"; Orbital Science Corp., $1,500,000.

BRYAN PORTER, psychology, "Virginia Occupant Protection Evaluations: Anytime Programs for High-risk Areas"; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, $179,002. Also, with NOROU DIAWARA, mathematics and statistics, "Virginia Seat Belt and Core Survey 2014"; Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, $191,501.

LAMAR REAMS, human movement sciences, "Sports Commitment and Purchase Intentions of Intercollegiate Boxing Coaches and Participants"; Sports Marketing Association, $1,000.

MARY SANDY, Virginia Space Grant Consortium, "Governor's Academy for Innovation, Technology and Engineering 2013"; New Horizons Regional Education Centers, $13,000.

GARY SCHAFRAN, civil and environmental engineering, "Deammonification Pilot-Plant Study at the Chesapeake-Elizabeth Wastewater Treatment Plant: 2013-14"; Hampton Roads Sanitation District Commission, $36,902.

MICHAEL SEEK, engineering technology, "Metal Building Manufacturer Association Fellowship"; Metal Building Manufacturers Association, $5,000.

SOLOMON SHERFEY, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, "Hurricane Evacuation Encouragement Demonstrator Phase IV: Continued Development and Stand Up for Hurricane Season 2014"; Virginia Department of Emergency Management, $90,000.

JOHN SOKOLOWSKI, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, NCCMMS Year 3 Funding"; Old Dominion University, $40,000, $113,250, $60,000 and $36,750. Co-PIs are: JOSHUA BEHR, RAFAEL DIAZ, BRIDGET GILES, YIANNIS PAPELIS and CATHERINE BANKS, VMASC, and MARK SCERBO, psychology.

CHARLES SUKENIK, physics, "JSA/JLAB MOU 2012-2017"; Jefferson Lab, $93,550.

MILETA TOMOVIC, engineering technology, "Jefferson Lab GRA Support"; Jefferson Lab, $27,417. Co-PIs are CHARLES SUKENIK and GAIL DODGE, physics.

STEPHEN TONELSON and ROBERT GABLE, communication disorders and special education, "Traineeships for Education of Special Education Personnel (Special Education General Curriculum K-12 Endorsement Area Program)"; Virginia Department of Education, $236,145. Also, "VDOE - Special Education Endorsement Programs"; Virginia Department of Education, $84,885.

TANCY VANDECAR-BURDIN, Social Science Research Center, "MHSIP Direct Mail"; Virginia Department of Mental Health/Mental Retardation, $33,027.

RICHARD WHITTECAR, ocean, earth and atmospheric sciences, "Huntley Meadows Water Budget Analysis"; Virginia Tech, $35,000.

MOHAMMAD ZUBAIR, computer science, "Chesapeake Bay Monitoring Program"; Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, $21,177.