2023 2023: 2023 Internal Seed Funding & Fellows Awards

2023 2023: 2023 Internal Seed Funding & Fellows Awards
2023 Internal Seed Funding & Fellows Awards

Celebrate faculty research excellence

On November 1, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Claire T. Carney Library Grand Reading Room, the Office of Research and Innovation will celebrate the recipients of the 2023 Internal Seed Funding and University Scholars/University Fellows Programs. For those unable to attend in person, you can participate via Zoom.

The selected faculty winners will present their projects, including:

 

Professor Pia Moisander (Biology), PI & Assistant Professor Ryan Beemer (Civil and Environmental Engineering), CoPI

“Microbially Influenced Corrosion in Marine Sediments”

 

Associate Professor Michael Sheriff (Biology), PI

“The Role of Humans as Super Predators in Reducing the Impact of White–tailed Deer and Altering Ecosystem–wide Biodiversity Loss”

Award Ending on December 31, 2023

 

Assistant Professor Caiwei Shen (Mechanical Engineering), PI & Associate Professor Maricris Mayes (Chemistry and Biochemistry), CoPI

“Understanding the Role of Solvent Molecules in Solid Polymer Electrolytes through Molecular Dynamics Simulations”

Award Ending on December 31, 2023

 

Assistant Professor Shannon Avery–Desmarais (Adult and Child Nursing), PI

”A Micro–mindfulness Intervention Using Personal Technology to Reduce Implicit Bias in Nurses”

Award Ending on December 31, 2023

 

Professor Maolin Guo (Chemistry and Biochemistry), PI & Associate Professor Tracie Ferreira (Bioengineering), CoPI

“Novel Genetically Encodable Fluorescent α–Amino Acids for Bioimaging in Living Systems”

Award Ending on December 31, 2023

 

Associate Professor Dilshod Achilov (Political Science), PI

“Making Sense of Religion and Revolutions in Muslim Societies”

 

Associate Professor Zhenzhen Sun (Accounting and Finance), PI

“Reaching for Income: Evidence from Insurer Investments in Dividend Stocks

 

Associate Professor Jing Wang (Music), PI

“Entropy of Truth: Sound Design & Music Scoring for an Animated Film”

 

Associate Professor Robin Locke-Arkerson (Psychology), PI 

"Cortisol Assays of Saliva Samples for Research Study on Child Emotion."