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Faculty Research Awards 2020


AUGUST 2020

Kevin Lewis and Cory Holland, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $428,767.00 for the project DNA Repair Pathways Preserve Cellular Homeostasis (08/01/20-07/31/23).

Dana Garcia, Department of Biology, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $366,693.00 for the project Collaborative Research: Gains and losses of sensory systems: Are convergent subterranean phenotypes produced by a common set of genetic rules? (09/01/20-08/31/23).

Carolyn Pesthy, Department of Biology, from Joint Admission Medical Program in the amount of $17,348.00 for the project Jamp Program FY 2021 (09/01/20-08/31/21).

Jessica Dutton, Department of Biology, from Texas A&M University – SRS received a budget increase in the amount of $400 for the project Selenium: Mercury Molar Ratios in Texas Commercial and Recreational Fisheries (06/15/20-01/31/21).

Jennifer Irvin and Jana Minifie, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from National Science Foundation received a budget increase in the amount of $84,700.00 for the project Type I: Texas State University I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship (9/01/18-8/31/21).

Xiaoyu Xue, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from National Institutes of General Medical Sciences in the amount of $436,350.00 for the project Roles of the Human UAP56 Helicase in Co-transcriptional R-loop Resolution and Genome Maintenance (09/01/20-08/31/23).

Zhijie Dong, Ingram School of Engineering, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $4,064.00 for the project CRII: CIF: A Machine Learning-based Computational Framework for Large-Scale Stochastic Programming (07/29/20-05/31/2022).

JULY 2020

Shane Yost, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund in the amount of $55,000.00 for the project Optimizing Organic Dyes for the use as a Photoorganocatalysis in C-C Bond Formation Reactions (07/01/20-8/31/22).

Chris Nice, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the amount of $25,207.00 for the project Population Genetic Assessment of Spring Salamanders in Central Texas (07/01/20-8/31/21).

Jessica Dutton, Department of Biology, from Texas A&M University-SRS in the amount of $6,300.00 for the project Rapid Response (06/15/20-1/31/21).

Martin Burtscher, Department of Computer Science, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $102,171.00 for the project Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Practical and Rigorous Correctness Checking and  Preservation for Irregular Parallel Programs (08/01/20-7/31/21).

Oleg Komogortsev, Department of Computer Science, from Facebook Technologies LLC in the amount of $255,787.00 for the project Eye Movement Prediction on Virtual Reality Platforms (05/28/20-5/27/22).

Ravindranath Droopad, Wilhelmus Geerts and Luisa Scolfaro Ingram School of Engineering, from Office of Naval Research in the amount of $656,949.00 for the project HIS Ultrawide Bandgap Hetero Structures: Growth, Characterization, and Modeling (07/31/20-7/30/23).

Edwin Piner and Mark Holtz, Department of Physics, from U.S. Army ONRRO San Diego in the amount of $660,000.00 for the project Heterogeneous Integration of Diamond and Ultrawide-Bandgap Semiconductors for Fundamental Phonon and Electron Transport Studies (07/31/20-7/30/23).

JUNE 2020

Apan Qasem, Department of Computer Science, from National Science Foundation received a budget increase in the amount of $16,000.00 for the project Cyber Training: CIP Widening the CI Workforce On-ramp by Exposing Undergraduates to Heterogeneous Computing (9/01/18-8/31/21).

Jennifer Irvin and Jana Minifie, Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization Program, from National Science Foundation received a budget increase in the amount of $50,332.00 for the project Type I:Texas State University I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship (6/15/20-9/30/22).

Alexander Zakhidov, Department of Physics, from Office of Naval Research received a budget increase in the amount of $75,000.00 for the project High-Bandgap Hybrid Perovskites for Efficient Underwater Solar Cells (7/1/19-6/30/22).

Zhijie Sasha Dong, Ingram School of Engineering, from National Science Foundation received a budget increase in the amount of $8,000.00 for the project CRII:CIF: A Machine Learning-based Computational Framework for Large-Scale Stochastic Programming (5/18/20-5/31/22).

Christopher Serenari, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the amount of $62,031.00 for the project Public Perceptions of Chronic Wasting Disease in Western Texas (6/1/20-11/30/20).

MAY 2020

Astrid Schwalb, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department a budget increase in the amount of $34,480.00 for the project Impact of Zebra Mussels on Unionid Mussels and Population Dynamics (11/14/19-4/30/21).

Soon Jae Lee and Hyunhwan Kim, Department of Engineering Technology, from Poinix, Inc. in the amount of $40,647.11 for the project Development of Rubberized Asphalt Binder for Double-Layer Low-noise Pavements (1/1/20-12/31/20).

Sean Kerwin, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $490,000.00 for the project Synthetic Transforms Involving N-Alkynylazoles (9/1/20-8/31/23).

Eduardo Perez, Ingram School of Engineering, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $57,472.00 for the project RAPID: Analysis of Availability and Utilization of Key Healthcare Resources during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Rural Texas (5/1/20-4/30/21).

Alexander Zakhidov, Department of Physics, FAS Holdings Group in the amount of $112,465.00 for the project SBIR Phase II: Flexible Perovskite LED with CNT Electrodes. (4/15/20-3/31/21).

Todd Hudnall, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $450,000.00 for the project Novel Electrophilic Carbene Architectures and Related Main Group Analogs (5/15/20-4/30/23).

Susan Schwinning, Department of Biology, from U.S. Department of Agriculture-NIFA National Institute of Food & Agriculture in the amount of $145,616.00 for the project Transdisciplinary Research, Educational and Extension Laboratory (6/15/20-6/14/23).

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from AT&T a renewal in the amount of $228,330.00 for the project Houston Toad Monitoring and Management at AT&T Work Sites (3/31/15- 3/31/22).

Max Warshauer, Department of Mathematics, from American Mathematical Society in the amount of $9,000.00 for the project Honors Summer Math Camp Program 2020 (5/21/20-05/21/21).

APRIL 2020

Christopher Rhodes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the Office of Naval Research a budget increase in the amount of $299,991.22 for the project Bifunctional Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Unitized Regenerative Fuel Cells (3/1/19-2/28/22).

Eleanor Close, Department of Physics, from Chico State Enterprises in the amount of $701,557.00 for the project HIS-Building Capacities: HDR: Learning about STEM Evaluations and Research (10/1/19-9/30/23).

Zhijie (Sasha) Dong, Ingram School of Engineering from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $191,000.00 for the project CRII:CIF: A Machine Learning-based Computational Framework for Large-Scale Stochastic Programming (6/1/20-5/31/22).

Andrea Banzatti, Department of Physics, from the Space Telescope Science Institute a budget increase in the amount of $21,387.00 for the project Measuring Residual H2 Gas from Small to Large Gaps in Postplanetary Disks (8/1/19-7/31/20).

Jessica Dutton and Astrid Schwalb, Department of Biology from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $21,699.35 for the project The Impact of Environmental Contaminants on Texas Unionid Mussels in the Guadalupe Basin (9/1/19-8/31/20).

Mike Forstner, Department of Biology, from Kinder Morgan/Perennial Environmental Services, LLC. A budget increase in the amount of $2,500.00 for the project Houston Toad Detections Using Cellular Near Real Time Technology (12/31/19-8/31/20).

Robert McLean, Department of Biology, from National Aeronautics and Space Administration a budget increase in the amount of $50,000.00 for the project Polymicrobial Biofilm Growth and Control During Spaceflight (12/5/16-12/4/20).

MARCH 2020

Benjamin Schwartz and Benjamin Hutchins, Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center, from Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in the amount of $253,625.00 for the project Evaluating the Conservation Status of SGCN Invertebrates in Sensitive Groundwater-dependent Habitats in the Trans-Pecos (3/19/20-10/31/22).

Greg Passty, College of Science and Engineering, from Texas Southern University for the project HSI: Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance in the amount of $24,085.00 (3/1/20-2/28/21).

Byoung Hee You, In-Hyouk Song, and Meysam Khaleghian, Department of Engineering Technology, and Namwon Kim, Ingram School of Engineering, from Yeongcheon City in the amount of $ 41,911.00 for the project Real-Time Morning & Energy Harvesting from a Tire Deformation using Piezoelectricity (12/1/19-11/30/20).

Hong-Gu Kang, Department of Biology, from the National Science Foundation a budget increase in the amount of $1,890.00 for the project CAREER; Characterization of Epigenetic Factors and their Regulatory Roles in Modulating Transposable Elements, Plant Immunity and Transgenerational Inheritance (3/15/16-2/28/21).

Mike Forstner, Department of Biology, from Fiberlight LLC. in the amount of $26,386.80 for the project Toad Monitoring for Avoidance (3/9/20-21/31/20).

Benjamin Schwartz, Edwards Aquifer Research and Data Center, from the City of San Marcos, Texas in the amount of $29,612.00 for the project Interlocal Agreement for Collection of Analysis of Organic Wastewater Contamination (3/3/20-3/3/25).

David Rodriguez and Sarah Fritts, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $149,998.00 for the project Population Monitoring and Assessing Disease Risk in Concho and Brazos Water Snakes (2/28/20-8/31/22).

Cecil Compeau, Ingram School of Engineering, from Texas Space Grant Consortium in the amount of $2,000.00 for the project Use of Sonification for Spacecraft Situational Awareness (9/1/19-8/31/20).

Cecil Compeau, Ingram School of Engineering, from Texas Space Grant Consortium in the amount of $2,000.00 for the project TSGC Funding Award for Design Challenge Project Intelligent Lighting Control (9/1/20-8/31/20).

FEBRUARY 2020

Yan Yan, Department of Computer Science from the National Science Foundation a budget increase in the amount of $16,000.00 for the project CNS Core: Small: Collaborative: Content-based Viewport Prediction Framework for Live Virtual Reality Streaming (8/15/19-7/31/22).

Susan Schwinning, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham Attorneys at Law in the amount of $6,817.00 for the project Landscape Variation in the Water Supply of Tree Species in the Texas Hill Country (1/1/20-12/31/20).

Weston Nowlin, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $59,596.00 for the project Population Genetics of the Endangered Comal Springs Dryopid Beetle (Stygoparnus comalensis) (2/20/20-8/31/20).

Noland Martin, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham Attorneys at Law in the amount of $14,130.00 for the project Reproductive Ecology of Berberis (2/5/20-12/31/20).

Mike Forstner, Department of Biology, from Texas Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of the Interior in the amount of $150,000.00 for the project TXDOT Houston Toad Headstart Testing (12/14/20-12/31/23).

Tim Bonner, Department of Biology, from Cimarex Energy in the amount of $20,000.00 for the project Aquatic Surveys in the Delaware River (Texas and New Mexico) (2/14/20-8/31/20).

Jason Martina, Department of Biology, from Michigan Technological University in the amount of $20,945.00 for the project Quantifying How Global Change and Land Use Legacies Affect Ecosystem Processes (11/1/19-7/31/20).

Sarah Fritts and Rebekah Rylander, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham Attorneys at Law in the amount of $8,013.00 for the project Using Radio Frequency Identification Technology to Determine Inclusive Fitness Benefits of the Social Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) (1/1/20-12/31/20).

Soon-Jae Lee and Hynhwan Kim, Department of Engineering Technology, from Korean Institute of Civil Engineering and Technology a budget increase in the amount of $35,150.00 for the project Development of Road Pavements Quality Management System (4/30/19-12/32/20).

JANUARY 2020

Christopher Rhodes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the Office of Naval Research a budget increase in the amount of $40,000.00 for the project Nanoarchitectured Nickel Hydroxide Cathodes for Energy Dense, Safe, Rechargeable (8/1/19-7/31/21).

Georgios Koutitas, Ingram School of Engineering, from Jacobs Technology budget increase in the amount of $183,059.20 for the project Faculty of Practice-Snead Subcontract (12/31/18-12/31/20).

Code Patterson, Department of Mathematics, from National Science Foundation in the amount of $444,474.00 for the project Reasoning Language for Teaching Secondary Algebra (ReLaTe-SA) (11/22/19-8/31/22).

Frederico Aguayo, Department of Engineering Technology, from Base-Seal International, Inc. in the amount of $5,000.00 for the project Evaluation of Stabilization in Gypsiferous Soils for Concrete Pavements (1/8/20-6/30/20).

Soon Jae Lee, Department of Engineering Technology, from Chung-Ang University in the amount of $54,429.58 for the project Develop Asphalt Overlay Methods/Evaluate Bonding Strength of Emulsified Asphalt (1/1/20-12/31/20).

Karen Lewis, Department of Biology, from National Institutes of Health in the amount of $458,312.00 for the project Molecular Mechanisms of the Posttranscriptional Regulator LARP6 (9/1/19 – 8/31/22).

Jason Martina, Department of Biology, from Michigan Technological University in the amount of $11,497.00 for the project Quantifying How Global Change and Land Use Legacies Affect Ecosystem Processes at the Land Water (11/1/19-7/31/20).

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Bastrop County in the amount of $320,929.35 for the project Tahitian Village Ingress-Egress Houston Toad (1/23/20-9/5/20).

Eduardo Perez, Ingram School of Engineering, from Texas Department of State Health Services in the amount of $9,478.35 for the project Identification and Analysis of Key Dynamics Required for Sustainable Planning of the Texas Trauma (1/6/20-8/28/20).

Frederico Aguayo, Department of Engineering Technology, from Cement Council of Texas (CCI) in the amount of $5,000.00 for the project Evaluation of Stabilization in Gypsiferous Soils for Concrete Pavements (1/21/20-6/30/20).

Damian Valles Molina, Ingram School of Engineering, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $14,500.00 for the project Core Flight System (CFS) Course (1/9/20-8/31/20).

Caitlin Gabor, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham in the amount of $9,342.00 for the project The Relationship Between Land Use Conversion, Stress and Diversity in Fish and Amphibians (1/1/20-12/31/20).


2019

Keisuke Ikehata, Ingram School of Engineering, from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation in the amount of $18,500 for the project New Application Survey of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies Using Ozon. (11/15/19-3/31/20)

Astrid Schwalb, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $54,294 for the project Impact of Zebra Mussels on Unionid Mussels and Populations Dynamics. (11/14/19-8/31/20

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Bastrop County in the amount of $205,947.90 for the project HT Monitoring: Green Valley Rebuild. (11/6/19-5/4/20)

Hyunhwan Kim, Department of Engineering Technolgoy, from ISU, Inc., in the amount of $10,253 for the project Development of Polymer Modified Asphalt Binder for Sustainable Pavement. (11/1/19-10/31/22)

 Sarah Fritts, Department of Biology, from the Alliance for Sustainable Energy in the amount of $271,515.05 for the project Evaluating Deterrent Stimuli for Increasing Species-specific Effectiveness. (10/29/19-9/1/21)

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Bastrop County in the amount of $157,484.04 for the project Houston Toad Debris Recovery. (10/18/19-1/16/20)

Sarah Rebecah Fritts and Ivan Castro-Arellano, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $499,980 for the project Distribution and Abundance of Summer Bats in Texas. (10/3/19-8/31/24)

Farhad Ameri, Department of Engineering Technology, from the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the amount of $87,272 for the project Ontology Modeling and Data Integration for Agri-Food Supply Chain Traceability. (10/1/19-9/30/20)

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Eastern New Mexico University in the amount of $75,951.31 for the project Surveying Occupancy and Habitat Use of Rio Grand Cooter within the Pecos River. (10/1/19-9/30/21)

Ziliang Zong and Yan Yan, Department of Computer Science, from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $500,000 for the project CNS Core: Small: Interpretable Multi-Model Neural Network Pruning for Edge Devices. (10/1/19-9/30/22)

Heather Galloway, Honors College; Eleanor Close, Department of Physics; Li Feng, Department of Finance and Economics; Cynthia Luxford, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; and Alice Olmstead, Department of Physics; from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $2.5M for the project Building Capacity: Creating Faculty-Student Communities for Culturally Relevant Institutional Change. (10/1/19-9/30/24)

Benjamin Schwartz, Edwards Aquifer Research Data Center, from the City of San Marcos in the amount of $22,146.16 for the project Interlocal Agreement for Collection of Analysis of Organic Wastewater Contaminants. (9/25/19-9/24/24)

Christopher Rhodes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the U.S. Army ONRRS San Diego in the amount of $234,020 for the project HSI: Equipment for Unitized Fuel Cells Research and Education. (9/13/19-9/12/20)

Gregory Passty and Susan Romanella, College of Science and Engineering, from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $481,655 for the project H-LSAMP: Houston-STEM Pathways and Research Alliance. (9/1/19-3/1/24)

Benjamin Schwartz, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $ $20,977.15 for the project TPWD Interagency Coop Contract - Support of Lab Student Worker Assistance. (9/1/19-8/31/20)

In-Hyouk Song, Byoung Hee You, Namwon Kim, Department of Engineering Technology from Honeybee Factory in the amount of $5,750 for the project A Study for Ultrasonic Transducer Using 3D Micro-Additive Manufacturing Technology. (9/1/19-8/30/20)

Astrid Schwalb, Department of Biology, from Texas Parks and Wildlife in the amount of $5,000 for the project Zebra Mussel Monitoring in Texas Water Bodies. (9/1/19-11/3019)

Karen Lewis, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the National Institutes of Health in the amount of $458,312 for the project A Vertebrate Model System for Characterization of RNA Binding Proteins. (8/31/19-8/31/22)

Carolyn Pesthy, Department of Biology, from the State of Texas in the amount of $17,422 for the project Joint Admission Medical Program. (8/31/19-8/31/20)

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from TX Dept. of Transportation Research & Technology in the amount of $625,912 for the project ESA Compliance Monitoring and Avoidance Measures. (8/23/19-8/31/21)

Shannon Weigum, Department of Biology, from Nanohmics, Inc. in the amount of $37,180 for the project Aptamer Beacons for Manual and Remote Automated Microbial Detection. (8/19/19-2/18/20)

Yan Yan, Department of Computer Science, from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $109, 982 for CNS Code: Small: Collaborative: Content-Based Viewpoint Prediction Framework. (8/15/19-7/31/22)

Jesus Jimenez, Semih Aslan, Damian Valles Molina, and Giorgios Koutitas, Ingram School of Engineering, and Francis Mendez, McCoy College of Business, from Toyota Material Handling North America in the amount of $197,411 for the project Using Industry 4.0 Digital Twins to Model Human Labor in Smart Material Handling. (8/14/19-7/31/20)

Andrea Banzatti, Department of Physics, from the Space Telescope Science Institute in the amount of $10,693 for the project Measuring Residual H2 Gas from Small to Large Gaps in Protoplanetary Disks. (8/1/19-7/31/20).

Benjamin Schwartz and Weston Nowlin, Edwards Aquifer Research Data Center, from the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department in the amount of $79,926 for the project Aquifer Ecology of the Barton Springs Pool of the Edwards Aquifer. (8/1/19-7/31/21)

Yong Yang and Thomas Keller, Department of Mathematics, from the National Science Foundation, in the amount of $15,000 for the project China-US Group Theory Summit 2019. (8/1/19-1/3/20)

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Bastrop County in the amount of $37,682.33 for the project Bastrop County (O'Grady) Houston Toad. (8/1/19-12/31/19)

Michael Forstner, Department of Biology, from Bastrop County Local Government in the amount of $11,466.78 for the project Green Valley Drive Low Water Crossing Demolition Project. (7/20/19-10/31/19)

Alexander Zakhidov, Department of Physics, from the Office of Naval Research in the amount of $141,466 for the project MSI - High-Bandgap Hybrid Perocskytes for Efficient Underwater Solar Cells. (7/1/19-6/30/20)

Sarah Rebecah Fritts, Department of Biology, from Texas Christian University in the amount of $179,470 for the project Evaulating Species-Specific Responses of Bats to Acoustic Deterrents. (7/1/19-12/31/19)

Yihong Chen, Ingram School of Engineering, from Electroninks, Inc., in the amount of $25,556.60 for the project Aerosol Jet Printing and Evaluation of Innovative Electronic Inks. (7/1/19-12/31/19)

Alice Olmstead, Department of Physics, from Western Michigan University in the amount of $34,417 for the project Facilitating Improvement in Undergraduate STEM Instruction. (6/25/19-6/30/20)

Blagoy Rangelov, Department of Physics, from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in the amount of $40,185 for the project The Intermediate-Age Cluster GLIMPSE-C01. (6/24/19-6/23/21)

Benjamin Hutchins, College of Science and Engineering, from the City of San Marcos, Texas in the amount of $1,325 for the project Aquatic Science Adventure Camp. (5/7/19-5/7/20)

Camila Carlos-Shanley, Department of Biology, from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $12,538 for the project Functional Genomics of Bacteria Associated with Wild and Captive-Reared Comal Species. (5/1/19-4/30/20)

Soon Jae Lee, Yoo-Jae Kim, and Hyunhwan Kim, Department of Engineering Technology, from the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Technology in the amount of $16,913.22 for the project Development of Road Pavements Quality Management System based on IoT Technology. (4/30/19-12/13/19)

Jitendra Tate, Ingram School of Engineering, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $11,000 for the project Additive Manufacturing Process for Extruding a UHTR Composite. (4/23/19-10/23/19)

Qingkai Yu, Ingram School of Engineering, from Southwest Research Institute in the amount of $39,869.60 for the project Developing Graphene Foil Technology for Instruments Targeting Low-Energy Ring Cu. (4/19/20-6/25/21)

Yong Yang, Department of Mathematics, from the American Mathematical Society in the amount of $4800 for AMS Fan Fund Travel Grant. (9/1/19-8/31/20)

Thomas Myers and Madhavie Edirisooriya, Materials Applic. ORSP, from First Solar, Inc. in the amount of $100,074 for the project CdTe Back Contact Using Molecular Beam Expitaxy. (7/1/19 - 2/1/21)

Blagoy Rangelov, Department of Physics, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $9,992.40 for the project Orbital Debris Research. (6/3/19-8/16/19)

Todd Hudnall, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the Welch Foundation in the amount of $195,000 for the project Diborylcarbenes: A Decades Old Search for Unprecedented Electrophilic Carbenes. (6/1/19-5/31/22)

Thomas Myers, Materials Application Research Center, from MicroPower Global Corporation in the amount of $224,250 for the project Thermoelectric Device Prototype Research and Development. (5/15/19-8/31/20)

Astrid Schwalb and Thomas Hardy, Department of Biology, from Texas A&M Agrilife Research in the amount of $33,451 for the project Environmental Flow Regime Assessment and Development of a Monitoring Framework. (3/21/19-12/15/20)

Christopher Rhodes, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the Office of Naval Research in the amount of $149,988.52 for the project Bifunctional Membrane Electrode Assemblies for Unitized Regenerative Fuel Cells. (3/1/19 - 2/28/22)

Max Warshauer, Department of Mathematics, from the American Mathematical Society in the amount of $13,000 for the project American Mathematical Society Epsilon Fund. (2/5/19 - 8/31/19)

Alexander Kornienko, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the amount of $461,764 from National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute for the project Acid-sensitive Glioblastoma Prodrugs derived from Ophiobolin A. (2/1/19 - 1/31/22)

Caitlin Gabor, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham, Attorneys at Law in the amount of $10,675. for the project The Relationship Between Environmental Variables, Stress, and Diversity in Fish. (1/24/19 - 12/31/19)

Heping Chen and Stan McClellan, Ingram School of Engineering, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $12,650 for the project Development of Particle Storage Receptacles – T.O. #527720. (1/23/19 - 5/24/19)

Heping Chen and Stan McClellan, Ingram School of Engineering, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $11,750 for the project Intuitive Interface between Operator and Machinery – Michael Tellez/Internship. (1/22/19 - 5/24/19)

Clay Green and Thom Hardy, Department of Biology, and Jennifer Jensen, Department of Geography, from U.S. Department of Interior – Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $77,000 for the project Outreach and End-user Support to Implement Shared Conservation Priority Actions. (1/1/19 - 9/30/19)

Soon Jae Lee and Byung Cae Kim, Department of Engineering Technology, from Poinix, Inc., in the amount of $29,164 for the project Development of Rubbertized Asphalt Binder for Double-Layer Low-Noise Pavement YR2.(1/1/19-12/31/19)

Soon Jae Lee and Hyunhwan Kim, Department of Engineering Technology, from Chung-Ang University in the amount of $54,430 for the project Develop Asphalt Overlay Methods/evaluate Bonding Strength of Emulsified Asphalt Yr 2. (1/1/19 - 12/31/19)

Weston Nowlin, Department of Biology, from US Fish and Wildlife Service in the amount of $92,097 for the project Examination of the Life History of the Comal Springs Riffle Beetle (Heterelmis comalensis) and Assessment of Factors which affect Pupation Rates. (1/1/19 - 12/31/19)

Sarah Rebecah Fritts and Rebecca Rylander, Department of Biology, from Braun & Gresham in the amount of $9,049.00 for the project Blackcrested Titmice Ecology. (1/1/19-12/31/19)

William Brittain, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, from Jacobs Technology in the amount of $166,080 for the project Task Order #52772. (1/1/19 - 1/1/20)