Recent Funded Research Grants

Recent funded research grants by year

2017 | 2016 2015 2014 2013 |2012 |2011 2010 2009

Fiscal Year 2017                                                                                                          

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Raessi, Mehdi

MNE

MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Evaporation Sub-Model Development for Volume of Fluid (eVOF) Method (Period: 01/01/2017-03/08/2017)

$28,148

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

NATL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE

Rotorcraft Tradespace Exploration Incorporating Reliability Engineering (Period: 01/01/2017-12/31/2017)

$107,390

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN

STATE OF MAINE

Development of a Hamburg Wheel Tracking Device (HWTD) Test Criterion for MainDOT Asphalt Mixtures (Period: 12/07/2016-10/31/2017)

$71,975

Balasubramanian, Ram

CIS

MA EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEV.

Autonomy + navigation for advanced UUVs providing new technology + tools (Period: 10/01/2016-06/30/2017)

$612,250

Sengupta, Sukalyan

CEN

BINATL AGRICULTURE RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT FUND

Closing the nutrient cycle through sustainable agriculture waste (Period: 10/01/2016-09/30/2019)

$100,000

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF

Exploring aspects of large mass-ratio black hole binaries using time-domain perturbation theory (Period: 09/01/2016-08/31/2017)

$19,995

Miller, Heather

CEN

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Snow and Soil Interactions (Period: 07/18/2016-7/17/2019)

$71,975.61

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CTR.

Software Reliability Modeling (Period: 07/15/2016-07/14/2017)

$91,082

MacDonald, Daniel

CEN

MA EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEV.

Subaward: Reducing the cost of wave energy with an innovative tethered ballast system (Period: 07/11/2016-07/01/2018)

$50,000

Cory, Lester

CRE

MA REHABILITATION COMMISSION

Year 7: Ctr. for rehabilitation engineering assistive tech. in SE MA (Period: 07/01/2016- 06/30/2017)

$207,459

Brigham, Christopher

BNG

S&T/ PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Create bio-degradable plastics from waste materials such as lobster and crab shells (Period: 07/01/2016-06/30/2018)

$25,000

Kim, Yong

BNG

S&T/ PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Develop a new research center for biomedical injury protection and mitigation structures (Period: 07/01/2016-06/30/2018)

$125,000

Koop, David

CIS

NSF/ NYU

CI-EN: Enhancing + supporting a community-based analysis, visualization + Provenance Platform (Period: 07/01/2016-08/31/2017)

$73,736

 

Fiscal Year 2016                                                                                                    

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Miller, H./ Fortier,P./ Bala, R.

CEN- CIS- ECE

U.S. FOREST SERVICE

RFID Technology (Period: 05/12/2016 to 09/30/2017)

$99,600

MacDonald, D./ Raessi, M.

CEN- MNE

MA DOE

A cost-disruptive, low impact, modular form fator, low-head hydropower system (Period: 03/17/2016 to 01/31/2018)

$200,000

Wang, Honggang

ECE

NSF

SCH: Student travel support for IEEE conf. on connected health (CHASE 2016) (Period: 03/15/2016-02/28/2017)

$15,000

Ramachandran,S. / Tandon,A.

PHY

NSF

Competition between mixed-layer instabilities in shallow fronts at subtropical latitudes(Period: 03/15/2016 to 02/28/2019)

$223,297

Chalivendra, Vijaya

MNE

CORSAIR INNOVATIONS

Fundamental evaluation of FEAM and FEAM structures relative to optimizing their impact energy absorption and functional properties (Period: 01/28/2016 to 01/27/2017)

$84,182

Khatib, Firas

CIS

NIH/ NORTHEASTERN UNIV.

Applying protein databases to corwdsourcing structural protein design (Period: 05/01/2016-04/30/2017)

$55,921

Khatib, F./ Bucci/ Silby

CIS- BIO 

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Leveraging evolution to develop therapeutics against enteropathogenic E. coli (Period 01/01/2016-06/30/2016)

$28,909

Brigham, C. / Chalivendra,V. / Ferreira,T.

BNG- MNE   

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

In vivo degradation polyhydroxyalkanoate biodegradable plastic fibers in a mouse model system  (Period: 01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016)

$13,600

Brigham, C. / Silby,M. / Bucci,V. /Neto,C. / Rasapalli,S.

BNG- BIO- CHM   

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Discovery of novel compounds which reduce bacterial virulence  (Period: 01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016)

$28,515

Khatib,F. / Bucci,V. / Silby,M.

CIS- BIO 

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Leveraging evolution to develop therapeutics against enteropathogenic E.coli (Period: 01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016)

$28,909

Bhowmick, S. / Kershaw,T.

MNE- PSY

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Exploring design innovation in freshman Mechanical Engineering students in the freshly retooled Freshman Engineering Curriculum(Period: 01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016)

$13,000

Vasudev,M. / Mayes,M.

BNG- CHM

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

A computational and experimental study of self-assemble peptide nanotubes for energy applications (Period: 01/01/2016 to 06/30/2016)

$13,000

Kim, Yong

BNG   

CVIP - MA Innovation Commercialization Seed Fund

MTTC Technology - Phase 2 (Period: 10/01/2015-5/15/2016)

$40,000

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

NSF

CSR:SMALL: Robust algorithms for an open source software reliability tool (Period: 10/01/2015 to 09/30/2017)

$124,999

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

NASA LANGLY RESEARCH CTR

Rotorcraft tradespace exploration incorporating reliability engineering II (Period:09/01/2015 to 12/31/2016)

$96,096

Price, Richard

PHY

NSF

Collab. Research: Sparse spectral-tau methods of binary neutron star initial data (Period: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2016)

$124,999

Cory, Lester

CRE

MA EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Chapter 257: 3.75% Settlement (Period: 07/07/2015 to 06/30/2016)

$4,388

Cory, Lester

CRE

MA REHABILITATION COMMISSION

Year 6: Ctr. for rehabilitation engineering assistive tech. in SE MA (Period: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2017)

$207,459

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Dynamic transportation network vulnerability assessment algorithms (Period: 7/01/2015 to 06/30/2016)

$30,000

Sengupta, Suku

CEN

NSF

Collab. Research: GOALI: Sustainable phosphorus recovery from agricultural waste (Period:  07/01/2015 to 06/30/2018)

$131,582

Kim, Yong

BNG   

US ARMY NATICK SOLDIER RD&E CTR

Applying flock technology to warfighter needs: Military helmet pads (Period: 06/30/2015-03/31/2017)

$158,206

 

Fiscal Year 2015                                                                                                            

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

FEDERAL HWY ADMIN / MA DOT

Implementation of SHRP2 Technologies; Preservation Approaches for High Traffic  (Period: 06/03/2015-06/30/2017)

$119,979

Cory, Lester

ECE

MA REHABILITATION COMMISSION

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering-MSA (Period:  06/04/2015-06/30/2015)

$7,300

Vasudev, Milana

BNG

Provost / SRFP

Design & synthesis of self-assemble for energy applications (Period: 06/01/2015-05/31/2016)

$7,185

MacDonald, Daniel

CEN

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH

The Role of Scale in the Development & Evolution of Stratified Shear Turbulence (Period: 05/03/2015-01/31/2017)

$114,044

Buck, John

ECE

ONR

Adaptive Beamforming and Random Matrix   (Period:  3/12/2015-12/31/2017)

$122,169

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CTR / NATL INST OF AEROSPACE

Rotorcraft Tradespace Exploration Incorporating Reliability Engineering (Period: 04/15/2015-08/31/2015)

$23,055

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

US DEPT OF DEFENSE / UMA

Robust Software Reliability Modeling and Tools (Period: 03/01/2015-02/29/2016)

$60,000

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

US DEPT OF DEFENSE / UMA

Project 2: Robust Software Reliability Modeling and Tools (Period: 03/01/2015-02/29/2016)

$25,000

Wang, Honggang

ECE

NSF

NeTS:EAGER: A Cross-Layer End-to-End Performance Modeling Approach for Large-Scale Wireless Networks with Node Cooperative Behavior  (Period:  10/01/2014-09/30/2016)

$109,619

Wang, H./  Kasilingam, D.        Li, Y./  Xing, L. /  Michael, H.

ECE

NSF

MRI: Acquisition o COMET, A Cognative Radio Multimedia Network Testbed for Multimedia Communication Research + Educatoin  (Period:  09/01/2014-08/31/2016)

$274,494

Wang, Honggang

ECE

NSF

CCSS: Collab. Research: Developing a Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks  (Period:  09/01/2014-08/31/2017)

$155,912

Wang, Honggang / Yong Kim

ECE-   BNG

NSF

SCH: EXP: Collab. Research: Design of a Wearable Biosensor System with Wireless network for remote (Period:  09/01/2014-08/31/2017)

$360,202

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF  

Renewal: An Evaluation of Video-Gaming Technologies for Scientific High-Performance Computing in Gravitational Physics (Period: 09/01/2014-08/31/2016)

$50,905

Tandon, Amit

MNE

NSF  

Collab. Research: Role of Mixed Layer Eddies on Phytoplankton Productivity (Period: 09/01/2014-08/31/2018)

$324,615

Liu, Hong

ECE

S&T/ PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Cybersecurity Curriculum Initiation Funding (Period: 09/01/2014- )

$9,000

Wang, Jay / Witzig, S.

ECE

NSF

Establishing a Collaborative Interdisciplinary Model for Recruiting (Period: 09/01/2014-08/31/2017)

$29,958

Payton, Karen

ECE

SPEECH TECHNOLOGY + APPLIED RESEARCH CORP / NIH

DMX: Enabling Technology for Separation + Enhancement of Mixed Signaals (Period:  8/22/2014-08/31/2015

$305,592

Tootkaboni, Masdak

CEN

NSF

CAREER: Predictive Analysis of Stability-Critical Structures (Period: 09/01/2014-03/31/2019)

$400,000

Tootkaboni, Masdak

CEN

NSF

Collab. Research: Geometric Flaw-Tolerant Optimal Structures and Material Microarchitectures via Stochastic Topology Optimization (Period: 08/01/2014-07/31/2017)

$187,855

Tootkaboni,M. / Raessi, M.

CEN-   MNE

S&T/ PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

University of Massachusetts Center for Advanced Coatings (UMassCAC)  (Period:  07/01/2014-06/30/2015)

$68,000

Fiondella, Lance

ECE

DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Mitigating the Impact of Transportation Network Disruptions on Evaculation (Period: 07/01/2014-06/30/2015)

$25,000

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN-HSRC

MA DOT

Evaluating the Performance of a Typical NE Asphalt Mixture Designed Using Asphalt Binders Modified with Re-refined (Period: 12/19/2014-12/31/2015)

$550,131

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

US DOT/ RI DOT

Using Green Technology to Provide a Crack Resistant Thin Overlay in RI (Period: 12/15/2012-12/31/2015)

$90,040

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

AUBURN UNIVERSITY

TSRST Testing (Period: 08/18/2014-10/31/2014)

$2,250

 

Fiscal Year 2014                                                                                

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

UNIV. OF VERMONT/ NE TRANSPORTATION CONSORTIUM

HMA Mixtures Containing Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS): Low Temperature and Fatigue Performing (Period 06/01/2014-05/31/2016)

$249,785

Bala, Ram

CIS

ONR  

Distributed Architecture to Address Communication Challenges in Achieving Multi-UUV Autonomy (Period 06/01/2014-05/31/2015)

$224,997

Khanna,G. /Kagan,D.

PHY

SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Black Holes and Quantum Mechanics (Period: 06/01/2014-05/31/2015)

$2,000

Fortier, P. /Miller, H. /Bala, R.

ECE-  CEN-  CIS 

U. S. DOT

Expansion of Remote Sensing Using Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology (Period 02/15/2014-02/14/2016)

$391,751

Tandon, Amit

PHY

ONR  

Coastal and Submesoscale Process Studies for ASIRI (Period: 02/01/2013-09/30/2017)

$647,173

Kim, Yong

BNG   

LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC.

Auxetic Textiles for Improved Blast/Ballistic Protection (Period: 01/14/2014-05/10/2015)

$150,000

Brigham, C. / Silby, M. / Bucci,V.

BNG-   BIO

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Understanding microbial dynamics to improve biotechnological applications (Period: 01/01/2014 - 6/30/2014)

$22,000

Brown, David

ECE

ONR  

Flextensional Transducer Modeling + Training-Physics Based Energy Approach (Period: 01/01/2014-12/31/2016)

$60,375

Fortier,P. / Sethares,K. /Chin,E.

ECE-  NUR

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

The effect of mobile self-monitoring on self-care behaviors in heart failure + COPD patients (Period: 01/01/2014-06/30/2014)

$20,000

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

UNIV. OF VERMONT

NETC 10-3 Low Temperature and Moisture Susceptibility of RAP Mixtures with Warm Mix Technology (Period: 09/16/2013-09/15/2015)

$150,158

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

UNIV. OF VERMONT

NETC 06-4 Preventive Maintenance and Timing of Applications (Period: 09/16/2013-9/15/2015)

$242,909

Ferreira, T.  / Bhowmick, S.

BNG-  MNE

NSF / BROWN UNIVERSITY

Northeast Ethics Education Partnership (Period: 09/15/2013-08/31/2016)

$67,998

Raessi, Mehdi

MNE

NSF  

Collab. Research: Analysis and Design of Textured Super-Hydrophobic Surface (Period: 09/01/2013-08/31/2016 )

$214,583

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF  

Numerical Modeling of Large Mass-ratio Black Holes Binaries Using Time Domain (Period: 09/01/2013-08/31/2015)

$77,570

O'Rielly, Grant

PHY

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

FY14 Creative Economy (Period: 09/13/2013 - )

$33,000

Kasilingam, Dayalan

ECE

GENERAL MOTORS CORP.

NEW PROJECT TO AWARD-Micro-Doppler-Based Target Classification Using Automotive MIMO Radar (Period: 8/23/2012-12/31/2014)

$9,000

O'Rielly, Grant

PHY

NSF  

IRES: Student Participants in Photonuclear Physics Research at MAX-Lab, Sweden (Period: 08/01/2013-07/31/2016)

$249,695

Xing, Luidong 

ECE

NSF  

NEW PROJECT TO AWARD-REU:CSR:Small:Collab Research: Bridging Reliability Analysis and Reality in Sensor Systems (Period: 08/01/2011-07/31/2014)

$16,000

Miller, Heather

CEN

UNIV.  OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

NETC 07-1, In-Pace Response Mechanisms of Recycled Layers Due to Temperature & Moisture (Period: 07/01/2013-03/31/2016)

$26,900

Ferreira, T. / Bhowmick,S /  Neto,C. / Rasapalli,S.

BNG-   MNE- CHM

Provost / Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program

Zebra fish in-vivo model to validate pharmacological + biomaterial studies (Period: 07/01/2013-09/30/2013)

$28,000

Buck, John

ECE

LOGGERHEAD INSTRUMENTS

Implementing Algorithms to Process Motion Data for Dead-Reckoning Animal Tag Data (Period: 07/01/2013-09/30/2013)

$7,000

 

Fiscal Year 2013                                                                                  

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

MA DOT

MA DOT Pavement Profiler Certification, Evaluation of the Effect of Reduced Gyr (Period: 04/23/2013-06/30/2016)

$255,563

 Calvert, Paul

BNG

U.S. ARMY NATICK RESEARCH

Photovoltaic Fabrics (Period: 03/01/2013-08/31/2014)

$1,802,710

Gendron, Paul

ECE

ONR

Requirements for vendor Magnetic Sensors Employed for Underwater Surveillance System (Period: 02/28/2013-02/27/2015)

$75,000

Tandon, Amit

PHY

 

Coastal and Submesoscale Process Studies for ASIRI (Period: 02/01/2013-09/30/2017)

$53,871

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

CHA CONSULTING/NY STATE THRUWAY AUTHORITY

Innovative Pavement Preservation Materials + Technologies for the NY State Thruway Authority (Period:  01/08/2013-07/08/2013)

$75,000

Buck, John

ECE

ONR

Co-Prime Sensor Array Signal Processing (Period: 01-01-2013-12-31-2017)

$80,774

Li, Yifei

ECE

ONR

Monolithic Microwave Photonic Integrated Circuits (Period: 01/01/2013-12/31/2015)

$142,555

Meressi, Tesfay

MNE

UMASS BOSTON

Urban MA Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (Period: 09/15/2012-08/31/2013)

$43,230

Sengupta, Suku

CEN

NSF

Joint NSF-DST Workshop on Implementation of Sustainable Technologies of Water (Period: 09/02/2012-08/31/2014)

$41,745

Vokkarane, Vinod

CIS

NSF

NeTS:Small:Coordinated Advance Reservation for Grid over Optical Networks (CARGONET) (Period: 09-01-2012-08-31-2015)

$305,169

Raessi,M./ Tootkaboni,M. /Cowles,G.

MNE-  CEN

NSF

A Comprehensive Computational Framework for Analysis and Optimization of Wave (Period:  09/01/2012-08/31/2015)

$368,221

Tootkaboni, Masdak

CEN

NSF

Uncertainty quantification + model validation in thin-walled structures (Period: 09/01/2012-08/31/2015)

$215,255

Rahbar, Nima

CEN

NSF

CAREER: Mechanics of Bio-Inspired Multilayered Structures (Period: 09/01/2012-08/31/2017)

$400,000

Kasilingam, Dayalan

ECE

GENERAL MOTORS, CORP.

Micro-doppler-Based Target Classification Using Automotive MIMO Radar (Period: 08/23/2012-12/31/2014)

$60,820

Kim, Yong

BNG

ONR/LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC.

Auxetic Textiles for Improved Blast/Ballistic Protection (Period: 07/07/2012-10/01/2013)

$49,500

 

Fiscal Year 2012                                                                                         

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Holtta-Otto, Katja

MNE

NSF

CAREER: Measuring and Modeling Innovation and Risk in Engineering (Period: 06/01/2012-05/31/2017)

$400,000

Ferreira, T. / Neto,C. / Liberty,A.

BNG-   CHM

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

In vivo validation of anti-cancer effects of cranberry extracts (Period: 06/01/2012-05/31/2013)

$25,000

Zhang,X. / Sethares,K.

CIS  

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

iHands: Intelligent Health Advising and Decision-support System Prototype (Period: 06/01/2012-05/31/2013)

$10,000

Bhowmick, Sankha

MNE

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

New Generation Functionalized Scaffolds for Controlled Cellular Growth for Tissue Engineering (Period: 06/01/2012-05/31/2013)

$6,676

Jennings,S. / White, S.

SUS

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

FY12-13 Adaptive Economy Lifelines for the Underserved (Period: 06/01/2012-05/31/2013)

$9,175

Holtta-Otto,K. / Kershaw,T.

MNE

NSF

Investigating the Innovation Capabilities of Undergraduate Engineering Students (Period: 05/01/2012-04/30/2014)

$100,000

Li, Yifei

ECE

AFOSR

RF Frontend on  a Monolithic Integrated Circuit (Period: 04/15/2012-4/14/2017)

$999,637

Pennell, Kelly

CEN

NSF / BROWN UNIVERSITY

Reuse in RI: A State-based Approach to Complex Exposures (Period: 04/01/2012-03/31/2013)

$55,690

Rahbar, Nima

CEN

U.S. ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE

Biological Materials Science Symposium, Orlando (Period: 03/05/2012-03/04/2013)

$5,000

Chalivendra,V. / Kim, Y.

MNE-   BNG

MA TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CTR.

Greener High Strength, Lightweight and Low Cost Structural Composites using Sustainable Natural Fibers (Period: 03/01/2012-02/28/2013)

$40,000

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

MA EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF TRANSPORTATION/FEDERAL HWY. ADMIN.

Field Monitoring of Experimental Hot Mix Projects Placed in MA (Period: 02/28/2012-06/0/2015)

$282,742

Tandon, Amit

PHY

WHOI

Interpreting the Ocean's Interior from Surface Data (Period: 02/28/2012-12/30/2012)

$60,001

Rahbar, Nima

CEN

NSF

Biological Materials Science Symposium, Orlando, March 11-15, 2012 (Period: 02/15/2012-01/31/2013)

$4,000

Buck, John

ECE

ONR

Radom Matrix Theory for Adaptive Beamforming (Period: 01/01/2012-12/31/2014)

$404,213

Jennings, Susan

SUS

U.S. DOL/BROCKTON AREA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BD. TRAINING

FY12 Clean Energy State Energy Sector Partnership (Period: 01/01/2012-12/31/2012)

$22,820

Tandon, Amit

PHY

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

MOPE: Multi-scale Ocean Modeling in Support of the Pioneer Array (Period: 01/01/2012-12/31/2012)

$20,000

Kim, Yong

BNG

ENGINEERED YARNS COMPANY

Electrostatically Flocked Graphite Fiber Interface (Period: 11/01/2011-08/31/2012)

$21,033

Buck, John

ECE

ONR

IEEE Underwater Acoustic Signal Processing Workshop (Period: 10/01/2011-12/31/2012)

$5,000

Meressi,T. /O'Connor, K.

MNE

NSF

CUSP-NOYCE Teach! Southcoast STEM (Period:  10/01/2011-09/30/2014)

$569,104

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

MA DOT

Determination of the Proper Virgin Binder Grader for RAP-HMA Mixes (Period: 09/15/2011-06/30/2014)

$449,456

Huang,W. /Chalivendra, V.

MNE

NSF

Multi-scale Modeling of Fractural Topography and Contract Analysis for Radio-frequency (RF) MEMS (Period:  09/01/2011-08/31/2014)

$269,383

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF

Gravitational Wave Physics Simulations on AFRL CONDOR Supercomputer (Period:  09/01/2011-08/31/2013)

$48,798

Jennings, Susan

SUS

ISLAND FOUNDATION

Leveraging a Sustainable Future in Southeastern Massachusetts (Period: 08/01/2011-06/30/2012)

$15,000

Sengupta,S. / Bhowmick,S.

CEN-   MNE

NSF

MRI: Acquisition of Nanospider for Development of Next Generation of Polymeric (Period: 08/01/2011-07/31/2012)

$118,350

Sengupta, Sukalyan

CEN

NSF

Collab. Research: Development & Testing of Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering (Period: 08/01/2011-07/31/2013)

$72,780

Xing,L. / Vokkarane, V.

ECE-  CIS

NSF

CRS: Small:Collab. Research: Bridging Reliability Analysis and Reality in Sensor Systems (Period: 08/01/2011-07/31/2014)

$261,616

Cory, Lester

CRE

MA REHAB. COMMISSION

MA Rehab. Commission FY12 (Period: 07/02/2011-06/30/2012)

$159,800

Zarrillo,M. / Bala,R. / Miller,H. / Wang, H

PHY  CIS  CEN  ECE

U.S. DOT

Data Collection via CRS & SI Technology to Determine when to Impose SLR (Period: 07/01/2011-06/30/2013)

$425,524

 

Fiscal Year 2011                                                                           

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Rice, John

MNE

MA CLEAN ENERGY CTR.

Reducing our Transportation Carbon Footprint with UMD's Z-Axis Technology (Period: 06/15/2011-06/14/2012)

$40,000

Raessi, Mehdi

MNE

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

Performing Fast Numerical Simulations of Interfacial Flows Using GPUs-Applications in Energy Systems and Material Processing (Period: 06/02/2011-05/31/2012)

$6,500

Tandon, Amit

PHY

WHOI

Bridge Account (from Natl Aero & Space Admin/Boston Univ) (Period 06/01/2011--8/31/2011)

$30,000

Wang, Honggang

ECE

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

A Biometric-based Security System for Healthcare Monitoring in Wireless Body Area Networks (WBAN) (Period:  06/01/2011-05/31/2011)

$6,615

Rahbar, Nima

CEN

MEETROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

Repair of a Historical Marble Statue at NY Metropolitan Museum (Period: 06/01/2011-05/31/2012)

$10,000

Rahbar,N. / Tootkaboni, M.

CEN

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

Mechanics of Bamboo (Period: 06/01/2011-05/31/2012)

$6,657

Bala, Ram

CIS

ONR

Situationally Aware Task Consensus Among a Team of Heterogeneous AUV's (Period:  04/05/2011-04/04/2013)

$150,000

Brown, David

ECE

ONR

Training in Electroacoustic Transducer Modeling with Examples of Low Frequency (Period: 04/01/2011-12/31/2013)

$450,002

Rancour, David

ECE

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (SBA)

Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (Period: 04/01/2011-03/31/2013)

$325,000

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

SILICON VALLEY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Applying HPC Techniques to CDT Simulations (Period: 04/01/2011-03/31/2012)

$3,750

Kim, Yong

BNG

MA CLEAN ENERGY CTR.

Ultra Effective Fiber-Based Bioconversion Media Materials for Air/Water Bieremediation (Period:  03/01/2011-02/29/2012)

$40,000

Li, Y. / Kasilingam,D.

ECE

ONR

Instrumentation for RF/ Photonics Testbed (Period:  02/01/2011-01/31/2012)

$236,576

Jennings, Susan

SUS

U.S. DOL/BROCKTON AREA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BD. TRAINING

Southeastern Partnership for Clean Energy Careers (Period: 01/11/2011-12/31/2011)

$67,738

Raessi, Mehdi

MNE

SUNWELL TECHNOLOGIES

Numerical Simulations & Analysis of the Refrigeration System Developed by Sunwell (Period: 01/01/2011-12/31/2012)

$41,250

Vokkarane, Vinod

CIS

CHANCELLOR'S INNOVATION IN TEACHING AWARD

Interactive Textbook (Period: 12/20/2010-06/30/2012)

$3,000

Laoulache, Raymond

MNE

TACO, INC.

To Develop Heat Exchanger Test Protocols and Analyze Empirical Test Data (Period:  11/01/2010-09/30/2011)

$46,688

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

MA DOT

Continued Operation of Pavement Profiler Correlation + Certification (Period:  10/07/2010-10/06/2011)

$267,000

Jennings, Susan

SUS

DOE

Weatherization Assistance Program (Period: 10/01/2010-09/30/2012)

$964,215

Pennell, Kelly

CEN

NSF/BROWN UNIV.

Exposure Pathways, Dissolution Kinetics, & Fate of Nano-Silver in the Environment (Period:  10/01/2010-09/20/2011)

$25,829

Pennell, Kelly

CEN

NATL INST. OF ENVIR. HEALTH/BROWN UNIV.

Reuse in RI: A State-Based Approach in Complex Exposures (Period: 09/01/2010-03-01-2014)

$215,870

Vokkarane, Vinod

CIS

U.S. DOE

COMMON: Coordinated Multi-layer Multi-domain Optical Network Framework (Period:  09/01/2010-08/31/2013)

$524,991

Payton, Karen

ECE

NIH/INST. ON DEAFNESS & COMMON DISORDERS

Blind Source Separation (Period:  09/01/2010-08/31/2011)

$29,988

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF

GOALI: An Exploration of the Use of OpenCL for Numerical Modeling & Data Analysis (Period: 09/01/2010-08/31/2012)

$166,499

Li, Yifei

ECE

NRL

Spatially Modulated Gain Waveguide Electro-optic Laser (Period:  08/17/2010-02/17/2012)

$199,880

Calvert, Paul

BNG

NSF/DUKE UNIV.

Elastomeric Capture Microarticles for High Sensitivity Biodetection (Period:  08/15/2010-07/31/2011)

$10,028

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

U.S. DOT/UNIV. OF NH

Evaluation of Plant-Produced High-Percentage RAP Mixtures in the Northeast (Period:  08/11/2010-12/31/2013)

$149,348

Rice, John

MNE

PROGENY SYSTEMS CORP.

External Pipe Sound Pressure Level Sensor (Period: 07/26/2010-01/28/2011)

$20,984

Liu, Hong

ECE

S&T/ PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Anytime-Anywhere-Anyway (AAA) (Period:  07/01/2010-06/30/2012)

$100,000

Ferreira, Tracie

BNG

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

FY11 Cranberry (Period: 07/01/2010-06/30/2011)

$21,000

Ferreira, Tracie

BNG

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

FY11 Healey(Period: 07/01/2010-06/30/2011)

$3,750

Jennings, Susan

SUS

U.S. DOL/BROCKTON AREA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BD. TRAINING

Southeastern Partnership for Clean Energy Careers (Period: 07/01/2010-12/31/2010)

$42,262

Jennings, Susan

SUS

U.S. DOL/BROCKTON AREA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BD. TRAINING

FY11 Clean Energy State Energy Sector Partnerships (Period: 07/01/2010-12/31/2010)

$8,400

 

Fiscal Year 2010                                                                                   

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

O'Rielly, Grant

PHY

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

Collab. Outreach Program: UMD Observatory Phase II (Period: 06/01/2010-05/31/2011)

$9,800

Fisher, Robert

PHY

NSF

MRI-R2: Acquisition of a Heterogenous Terascale Shared Campus Computing Facility (Period:  06/01/2010-05/31/2011)

$199,480

Lee, Chi Keung (Ken)

CIS

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

Database Crawling: Exploring Database-Generated Dynamic Web Pages (Period: 06/01/2010-05/31/2011)

$6,057

Vokkarane, Vinod

CIS

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

ARGON: Advance Reservation for Next-Generation Optical Networks (Period:  06/01/2010-05/31/2011)

$10,000

Wang, Jay

PHY

TCR ENGINEERING

Computer Modeling and Visualization of Physical Systems (Period: 06/01/2010-06/01/2012)

$28,000

Zarrillo, Marguerite

PHY

NSF

TC: Collab. Research: Pay-As-You-Go Security and Privacy for Integrated Transportation Payment Systems (Period: 06/01/2010-05/31/13)

$100,000

Chalivendra, Vijaya

MNE

NSF

Development of Micro Tensile Tester Operated in Atomic Force Microscopy (Period: 04/01/2010-03/31/2011)

$27,799

Fan, Qinguo

MTX

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

NTC/Blue Light Curable Ink Chemistry for Textile Digital Printing (Period: 04/01/2010-01/30/2011)

$50,000

Bhowmick, Sankha

MNE

COVIDIEN

Functionalization of Biopolymers (Period: 03/30/2010-12/31/2010)

$30,000

Jennings, Susan

SUS

US DEPT. OF LABOR /BCC

Energy Efficiency and Construction Enhancement-Stepping Stone (Period: 03/15/2010-03/15/2011)

$50,000

Tandon, Amit

PHY

NATL AERO & SPACE ADMIN./ BOSTON UNIV.

Interpreting the Ocean's Interior from Surface Data (Period: 03/01/2010-02/28/2013)

$59,395

Bergandy, Jan

CIS

NSF/ BCC

CAITE II - Commonwealth Alliance for IT Education (Period: 12/01/2009-11/30/2011 )

$60,000

Jennings, Susan

SUS

SOUTHEASTERN ENVIRONMENTAL ED. ALLIANCE

Sustainability Library Resource Corners (Period: 11/23/2009-11/22/2010)

$850

Friedman, Peter

MNE

SANDIA NATL LAB /US DOE

Experimental Study of Oil-Brine Mixing in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (Period:  10/22/2009-12/31/2010)

$79,680

Bhowmick, Sankha

MNE

NSF

Collab. Research: Use of Novel Heat Spreader Tech for Reduction (Period: 10/01/2009-09/30/2012)

$134,353

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

FEDERAL HWY. ADMIN./ NE TC

NE Transportation Consortium Research Study 03-6:Fix it First (Period: 10/01/2009-09/30/2011)

$45,842

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF

Alternative Technologies for Numerical Relativity + Ligo Data-Analysis (Period: 09/15/2009-08/31/2011)

$160,560

Huang, Wenzhen

MNE

NSF

GOALI: A Mode-Based Math Model for Geometric Variation & Tolerance Control (Period: 09/01/2009-08/31/2012)

$170,000

O'Rielly, Grant

PHY

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Y10 Creative Economy Pathway (Period: 09/01/2009-08/31/2010)

$39,000

Calvert /Peck /Bhowmick /Fowler /Chalivendra /Kim

MTX-   MNE

U.S. DEPT. OF EDUCATION

Center for Regenerative Biomaterials (Period: 09/01/2009-08/31/2010)

$95,000

Calvert, Paul

MTX

ENGINEERED YARNS COMPANY

STTR Phase I:Co-extruded Electroded Fiber Sensors and Actuators (Period: 09/01/2009-06/30/2011)

$45,500

Zarrillo, Marguerite

PHY

US DOT /UMASS AMHERST

Integrated Transportation Payment Systems:Principles, Concepts, and Applications (Period:  09/01/2009-07/31/2011)

$5,550

Tandon, Amit

PHY

NSF

Collab. Research: On the Importance o Submesoscale Processes to Ocean Productivity (Period: 09/01/2009-08/31/2012)

$328,384

Rice, John

MNE

PROGENY SYSTEMS CORP.

Store-Aircraft Interface Force Measurement Systems (Period: 07/01/2009-02/15/2010)

$18,383

 Jennings,S. /Peck,R.

SUS- COE

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

FY10 Creative Economy Growing (Period: 07/01/2009-06/30/2010)

$15,000

 

Fiscal Year 2009                                                                             

PI

Dept.

Sponsor

Award Title

Amount

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)

Pavement Rehabilitation Strategies (Period: 06/18/2009-06/17/2010)

$43,000

Chalivendra, Vijaya

MNE

NSF

Collab. Research Mechanical + Electrical Response of Novel Polymer (Period: 06/01/2009-05/31/2012)

$134,838

Jennings, Susan

SUS

SOUTHEASTERN ENFIRONMENTAL ED. ALLIANCE

Sustainability Teacher Training & Community Training (Period: 05/22/2009-11/21/2009)

$5,000

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

FOUNDATIONAL QUESTIONS INSTITUTE (fqxI)

Summer Support for Graduate Student to Extend Scope of MS Thesis (Period: 05/18/2009-04/17/2010)

$3,750

Bhowmick, Sankha

MNE

GRADIENT RESEARCH LLC

Tonsil Thermal Therapy (Period: 05/17/2009-12/31/2009)

$32,950

Kim, Yong

MTX

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

NTC /2009 Basic Research (Period: 05/01/2009-04/30/2010)

$2,609

Fan, Qinguo

MTX

CLEMSON UNIVERSITY

NTC/Blue Light Curable Ink Chemistry for Textile Digital Printing (Period: 05/01/2009-04/30/2010)

$32,500

Fowler, Alex

MNE

MA RENEWABLE ENERGY TRUST FUND

Fuel Cell Installation & Training (Period: 03/16/2009-06/30/2010)

$30,800

Jennings, Susan

SUS

MA/ BRIDGEWATER STATE UNIVERSITY

Sustainability Summer Camp for Middle Schoolers (Period: 03/01/2009-12/31/2009)

$12,210

Zarrillo, Marguerite

PHY

IBI GROUP

Transit Mgmt. System / NB ITS Deployment (Period: 03/01/2009-12/31/2009)

$20,000

Bala,R. /Davis, J.

CIS  ATMC

FEDERAL HWY. ADMINISTRATION/ IBI GROUP

Vessel Detection System/ NB ITS Deployment (Period:  03/01/2009-12/31/2009)

$110,000

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

MASS. HWY. DEPARTMENT

Mass. Highway Pavement Profiler Certification Sites (02/25/2009-12/31/2009)

$100,000

Mogawer, Walaa

CEN- HSRC

TOWN OF WELLESLEY

Selection of Pavement Preservation Strategies (Period: 02/20/2009-02/19/2010)

$33,817

Fan, Qinguo

MTX

MA TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE

High-Speed Digital Printing (Period: 02/03/2009-05/29/2009)

$21,500

Buck, John

ECE

ONR

Stochastic Eigenanalysis (Period:  01/01/2009-09/30/2011)

$337,288

Mogawer, W. /ATMC

CEN- HSRC

NETC

Coordination Services 2009 (Period: 01/01/2009-12/31/2009)

$139,309

Hsu, Jong Ping

PHY

Z TECHNOLOGY

Semi-Quantum Computer + Transition Between Classical + Quantum Mechanics (Period: 01/01/2009-12/31/2011)

$16,500

Zhang, Xiaoqin

CIS

RAYTHEON INTELLIGENCE & INFO SYSTEMS/ UMH

Negotiation Strategies in Distributed Control Problems (Period: 11/12/2008-08/29/2009)

$20,000

Bala, Ram

CIS

ONR

Integration of Ocean Dynamics (Period: 11/03/2008-09/30/2010)

$150,000

Tandon, Amit

PHY

ONR

Submesoscale Routes to Lateral Mixing in the Ocean (Period: 10/17/2008-12/31/2013)

$166,281

Bala /Vokkarane /Zhang /Michel /Xing

CIS  ECE

INTERNAL /COE

SAFE Cluster (Period: 10/16/2008-06/30/2010)

$25,000

Bhowmick /Chalivendra /Fowler /Sengupta /Warner /Calvert

MNE MTX

INTERNAL /COE

Bio & Environmental Materials Cluster (Period: 10/16/2008-06/30/2010)

$25,000

Chalivendra /El Wakil /Bhowmick

MNE

INTERNAL /COE

Bone Replacements (Period: 10/06/2008-06/30/2010)

$25,000

Kasilingam, Dayalan

ECE

PROGENY SYSTEMS CORP.

Phase II - Miniaturized Wireless Data Application (Period: 10/01/2008-11/22/2009)

$133,401

Heather, Miller

CEN

THOMPSON FARLAND

Infrastructure Sustainability: Properties of SE M A Soils (Period: 09/30/2008-09/30/2009)

$8,267

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NATL PHILANTHROPIC TRUST

Numerical Techniques for Solving Models of Quantum Gravity (Period: 09/01/2008-08/31/2009)

$15,166

Xing, Luidong 

ECE

NSF

CSR-EHCS: SM:Efficient Dynamics Combinational Models (EDCM) for Reliability Analysis of Complex Dynamic Systems (Period:  09/01/2008-10/31/2011)

$250,126

Holtta-Otto, Katja

MNE

NSF

Collab. Research: Extreme Experience Design for Breaking Barriers to Innovation  (Period:  09/01/2008-08/31/2011)

$223,450

Calvert, Paul

MTX

NIH/ TUFTS UNIVERSITY

Biomedical Technology Resource Center (Period: 08/01/2008-07/31/2009)

$29,803

Khanna, Gaurav

PHY

NSF

SGER: Evaluation of Sony PS3 (Period: 07/01/2008-12/31/2009)

$30,000

Zarrillo, Marguerite

PHY

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

S & T /Integrated Payment Systems (Period: 07/01/2008-06/30/2014 )

$15,625

Cory, Lester

CRE

MA REHABILITATION COMMISSION

FY09 Mass Rehabilitation Commission ISA (Period: 07/01/2008-06/30/2009)

$100,000

Jennings, Susan

SUS

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

FY09 Instructional Technology (Period:  07/01/2008-06/30/2009)

$15,000

Valova, Iren

CIS

UMASS PRESIDENT'S OFFICE

Instructional Technology FY09 PDG (Period: 07/01/2008-06/30/2009)

$20,000

Huang Wenzhen

MNE

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

Geometric Variation Modeling for Statistical Tolerance Design (Period: 07/01/2008-06/30/2009)

$8,564

Valova, Iren

CIS

CHANCELLOR'S HEALEY

FY09 ITA (Period: 07/01/2008-06/30/2009)

$7,010

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