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Current Research Grant and Contract Awards

Development of new high-resolution pCO2 records for quantifying Earth system climate sensitivity
Principal Investigators: Brian Schubert (geosciences), Ying Cui (geosciences)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1603051
Amount Awarded: $225,282
Grant Period: 04/28/2016 - 06/30/2019(Estimated)

NeTS: Small: Large-Scale Opportunistic Data Crowdsourcing and Dissemination in Device-to-Device (D2D) Networks
Principal Investigator: Hongyi Wu (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1528004
Amount Awarded: $385,024
Grant Period: 10/01/2015 - 09/30/2018(Estimated)

Relating energy, water, and land use footprints to decision making in agricultural systems
Abstract: Project summary
Principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Rafael Hernandez (Chemical Engineering); Co-principal Investigator: David Stevens (Business Administration); Co-principal Investigator: Whitney Broussard III (Institute for Coastal and Water Research)
Sponsor: Supplement to NSF Award Number: 1360398
Amount Awarded: $96,645
Grant Period: 08/01/2014 - 07/31/2017(Estimated)

CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Comprehensive Algorithmic Resilience (CAR) for Big Data Analytics
Principal Investigator: Nian-Feng Tzeng (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1527051
Amount Awarded: $249,999
Grant Period: 09/01/2015 - 08/31/2018

Investigating Fluid-Rock Interaction During Extensional Continental Tectonics
Principal Investigator: Raphael Gottardi (Geosciences))
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $127,633
Grant Period: 06/01/2015 - 06/30/2018

Development of an Algorithm and a Tool for Accurate Comparison of Protein and Chemical 3-D Structures
Principal Investigator: Vijay Raghavan (CACS))
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $182,679
Grant Period: 06/01/2015 - 06/30/2018

Littoral Acoustic Demonstration Center - Gulf Ecological Monitoring and Modeling (LADC-GEMM)
Principal Investigator: Natalia Sidorovskaia (Physics); Co-Principal Investigator: Azmy S. Ackleh (Mathematics), George E. Ioup (UNO), Stan A. Kuczaj (USM), David K. Mellinger (OSU), Christopher Tiemann (R2Sonic)
Sponsor: BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-IV - Consortia Grants (Years 5-7, November 2014).
Amount Awarded: $5,200,000
Grant Period: 11/01/2014 - 11/01/2017

Impacts of Invasive Plants on Insect Pollinators
Principal Investigator: Susan Mopper (Biology)
Sponsor: Coypu Foundation
Amount Awarded: $55,131
Grant Period: 10/01/2014 - 08/31/2015

EAGER: US IGNITE: Collaborative Exploration in Networked VR Environments, and Application to Remotely-Guided Classroom
Principal Investigator: Christoph Borst (CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Raju Gottumukkala (CBIT/CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Terrence Chambers (Engineering)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1451833
Amount Awarded: $297,767
Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2016(Estimated)

EAGER: Spectrum Situational Awareness-Understanding the Data
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Perkins (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1454835
Amount Awarded: $180,832
Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2016(Estimated)

CC*IIE Networking Infrastructure: Cyberinfrastructure - Creation of Science DMZ at UL Lafayette
Principal Investigator: Ben Blundell (CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Ryan Benton (CBIT/CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Raju Gottumukkala (CBIT/CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Joseph Neigel (Biology); Co-principal Investigator: Arun Lakhotia (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1440772
Amount Awarded: $491,513
Grant Period: 10/1/2014 - 09/30/2016(Estimated)

Strengthening Teacher Education through Mathematics & Science Teaching Scholars in Louisiana
Principal Investigator: Peter Sheppard (Education); Co-principal Investigator: Pegge Alciatore (Biology); Co-principal Investigator: Kathleen Lopez (Math); Co-principal Investigator: Patricia Beaulieu (Math)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1439900
Amount Awarded: $1,193,309
Grant Period: 09/1/2014 - 08/31/2019(Estimated)

MRI: Development: A Distributed Visual Analytics Sandbox for High Volume Data Streams
Principal Investigator: Raju Gottumukkala (CACS)Principal Investigator); Co-principal Investigator: Ryan Benton (CBIT/CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Christoph Borst (CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Vijay Raghavan (CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Dmitri Perkins (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1429526
Amount Awarded: $499,998
Grant Period: 08/1/2014 - 07/31/2018(Estimated)

Fast algorithms for large-scale nonlinear algebraic eigenproblems
Principal Investigator: Fei Xue (Math)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1419100
Amount Awarded: $180,000
Grant Period: 08/1/2014 - 07/31/2017(Estimated)

Not so Fast - Historical biogeography of freshwater fishes in Central America and the Greater Antilles
Principal Investigator: James Albert (Biology)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1354511
Amount Awarded: $274,478
Grant Period: 07/15/2014 - 06/30/2018(Estimated)

A surface water management framework to counterbalance groundwater withdrawals in wetter regions of the U.S.
Principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Emad Habib (Civil Engineering); Co-principal Investigator: JoAnne DeRouen (Sociology and Anthropology); Co-principal Investigator: Durga Poudel (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Whitney Broussard (ICEE)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1360398
Amount Awarded: $483,914
Grant Period: 08/01/2014 - 07/31/2017(Estimated)

Cooperative Memory Expansion (COMEX) for Networked Computing Systems via Remote Direct Memory Access
Principal Investigator: Nian-Feng Tzeng (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1423302
Amount Awarded: $460,000
Grant Period: 07/15/2014 - 06/30/2017(Estimated)

Recruiting Superior PhD Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology for 2014
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $112,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2014 - 06/30/2019

Computational Development of the Fast Multipole – Boundary Element Method for Modeling Three Dimensional Geodynamic Problems
Principal Investigator: Gabriele Morra (Physics)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $116,020
Grant Period: 06/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Integrating Fluorescence Spectroscopy into Chemistry Teaching and Research Laboratories for Undergraduates Majoring in Chemistry, Biology and Engineering
Principal Investigator: Wu Xu (Chemistry)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $33,222
Grant Period: 06/01/2014 - 06/30/2015

A Freshman Mathematics Course to Develop Quantitative Reasoning
Principal Investigator: Kathleen Lopez (Mathematics)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2014 - 06/30/2015

Innovative Explorations of Algal Community Diversity Associated with the Rhodolith Ecosystem in the NW Gulf of Mexico
Principal Investigator: Suzanne Fredericq (Biology)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Grant Period: 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

Improved Production of Biodiesel by Oleaginous Bacteria
Principal Investigator: Andrei Chistoserdov (Biology)
Sponsor: Louisiana Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $10,000
Grant Period: 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2014

Collaborative Research: Resolving Centennial-Scale Environmental Change and Geomagnetic Field Variability From Iberian Margin Sediment Drifts Cored on IODP Expedition 339
Principal Investigator: Carl Richter (Geosciences)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1334163
Amount Awarded: $100,000
Grant Period: 11/01/2013 - 10/31/2015 (Estimated)

NeTS: Small: Distributed In-network Data Storage and Retrieval in 3D Wireless Sensor Networks
Principal Investigator: Miao Jin (CACS); Co-principal Investigator: Hongyi Wu (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1320931
Amount Awarded: $372,513
Grant Period: 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2016 (Estimated)

Nonautonomous Structured Population Models with Application to Amphibians and Associated Diseases
Principal Investigator: Azmy Ackleh (Math)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1312963
Amount Awarded: $235,000
Grant Period: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2016

Building capacity for research, outreach and teaching in food, agriculture and natural resources at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Principal Investigator: Yi-Hong Wang (Biology)
Sponsor: US Dept of Agriculture
Amount Awarded: $116,266
Grant Period: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2016

Fundamental Research on the Fractionation of Carbon isotopes During Photosynthesis
Principal Investigator: Brian Schubert (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Dept of Energy number: ER16412
Amount Awarded: $195,745
Grant Period: 08/15/2013 - 08/14/2016

Collaborative Research: Fundamental Research in Visualization-based Gap Analysis and Link Prediction
Principal Investigator: Vijay Raghavan (CACS); Co-Principal Investigator: Ryan Benton (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1332160
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Grant Period: 8/01/2013 - 7/31/2015 (Estimated)

Data Mining/Sharing to Facilitate Spatially Explicit Biological Modeling
Principal Investigator: Brent Yantis (NASA Regional Application Center)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $96,600
Grant Period: 8/1/2013 - 7/31/2017

The Comparison of Vegetation Communities within Barrier Island Restoration Projects of Varying Ages through the Development of a Vegetation Sampling Protocol for the Barrier Island Comprehensive monitoring program
Principal Investigator: Mark Hester (Biology)
Sponsor: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $288,600
Grant Period: 08/01/2013 - 07/31/2016

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology for 2013
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology); Co-principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $448,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2013 - 07/31/2018

Genetic Engineering of Cotton and Corn for Enhanced Resistance to Aspergillus flavus
Principal Investigator: Caryl Chlan (Biology)
Sponsor: US Dept of Agriculture Project Number: 6435-42000-021-18
Amount Awarded: $5,000
Grant Period: 07/30/2013 - 7/29/2018

Phase 1 Modeling for Calcasieu Ship Channel Salinity Control Measures Project: LaVegMod
Principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology); Co-principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Louisiana Office Of Coastal Protection and Restoration
Amount Awarded: $17,462
Grant Period: 06/04/2013 - 12/03/2015

Phase I Modeling for Lower Breton Sound Sediment Diversion: LaVeg Mod
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology)
Sponsor: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $14,472
Grant Period: 06/04/2013 - 12/03/2015

Phase I Modeling for Lower Barataria Sediment Diversion: LaVeg Mod
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology)
Sponsor: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $14,472
Grant Period: 06/04/2013 - 12/03/2015

Transition-Metal Catalyzed Asymmetric Nitrogenation of Hydrocarbons (Olefins): Method Development and its Synthetic Applications to Valuable Chemicals
Principal Investigator: Radhey Srivastava (Chemistry)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $225,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

Biochemical and Spectroscopic Characterizations of the Site-Directed Mutants Around Accessory Chlorophylls, A0, A1, and FX of Synechocystis sp. PCC 680
Principal Investigator: Wu Xu (Chemistry)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $135,315
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

The Effect of Sediment Bioturbators on the Biological Degradation of Petroleum in Coastal Ecosystems
Principal Investigator: Paul L. Klerks (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Andrei Chistoserdov (Biology), Darryl Felder (Biology), and Febee Louka (Chemistry)
Sponsor: BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-II - Investigator Grants (Years 3-5, August 2012).
Amount Awarded: $4,100,368
Grant Period: 10/01/2012 - 12/31/2015

The Environmental Effects of an Oil Spill on Blue Crabs in the Gulf of Mexico and the Dynamics of Recovery: Integrating Oceanography and Molecular Ecology
Principal Investigator: Joseph Neigel (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Bree Yednock (Biology), Caroline Taylor (Tulane)
Sponsor: BP/The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-II - Investigator Grants (Years 3-5, August 2012).
Amount Awarded: $1,366,817
Grant Period: 10/01/2012 - 12/31/2015

Theorem, Algorithm, and Applications of Computational Quasiconformal Geometry
Principal Investigator: Miao Jin (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1054996
Award Amount: $419,780.00
Grant Period: 6/01/2011 - 5/31/2016 (Estimated)

Louisiana Mathematics Masters in the Middle (LaM3)
Co-Principal Investigator: Patricia Beaulieu (Math); Co-Principal Investigator: Christina Eubanks Turner (formerly Math); Co-Principal Investigator: Kathleen Lopez (Math)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1240054
Amount Awarded: $1,858,145.00
Grant Period: 09/15/2012 - 08/31/2017

Investigating Efficient Approaches for Processing Cell Based Numerical Modeling Data
Principal Investigator: Suresh Golconda (CACS)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $50,051
Grant Period: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2017

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology for 2012
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $648,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2012 - 07/31/2017

Uniform Persistence in Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems with Applications to Epidemic Models
Principal Investigator: Paul Salceanu (Math)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $60,666
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

The Cutz Semigroup and the Classification of C*-Algebras
Principal Investigator: Leonel Robert Gonzalez (Math)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $79,392
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

Aspects of Parameter Estimation in Dynamical Systems with Delays
Principal Investigator: Karyn Sutton (Math)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $89,157
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

I/UCRC Phase I: Center for the Visual and Decision Informatics (CVDI)
Principal Investigator: Vijay Raghavan (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1160958
Amount Awarded: $253,585
Grant Period: 02/15/2012 - 01/31/2017 (Estimated)

Decapod Crustacean Sample Collection, Identification, Vouchering, Storage and DNA Barcode Gene-Sequencing (Primary)
Principal Investigator: Darryl Felder (Biology)
Sponsor: US Food and Drug Administration
Amount Awarded: $30,000
Grant Period: 09/30/2011 - 09/29/2015

FESD Type II: A Delta Dynamics Collaboratory
Co-Principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1135427
Amount Awarded: $198,546
Grant Period: 09/15/2011 - 08/31/2016

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology for 2011
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology), Sponsor: Board Of Regents-GF
Amount Awarded: $324,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2011 - 07/31/2016

CAREER: Theorem, Algorithm and Applications of Computational Qausiconformal Geometry
Principal Investigator: Miao Jin (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1054996
Amount Awarded: $419,780
Grant Period: 06/01/2011 - 05/31/2016

LS-LAMP Senior Alliance
Co-Principal Investigator: Vijay Raghavan (CACS)
Sponsor: Board of Regents-NSF
Amount Awarded: $144,009
Grant Period: 11/01/2009 - 08/31/2015

Developing Data Visualization, Desktop Modeling and Web Mapping Applications
Principal Investigator: Suresh Golconda (CACS); Co-Principal Investigator: Sumani Chimmula (Regional Application Center)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $426,533
Grant Period: 08/23/2010 - 08/31/2015

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology), Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $208,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2010 - 07/31/2015

Wildflower Seedbank, Yr 5
Principal Investigator: Durga Poudel (Geosciences)
Sponsor: LA Dept of Transportation & Development
Amount Awarded: $114,050
Grant Period: 07/01/2010 - 12/31/2015

Research Grant and Contract Awards with periods that ended recently

Making the Anaconda Autonomous - Year 1
Principal Investigator: Arun Lakhotia (CACS)
Sponsor: Swiftships
Amount Awarded: $127,632
Grant Period: 08/15/2013 - 08/14/2014

Research and Propagation of Native Plants for Conservation, Pollinator Preservation, and Sustainable Agriculture
Principal Investigator: Susan Mopper (Biology)
Sponsor: Coypu Foundation
Amount Awarded: $51,899
Grant Period: 11/1/2013 - 6/30/2014

Decapod Crustacean Sample Collection, Identification, Vouchering, Storage and DNA Barcode Gene-Sequencing, Amnd 3
Principal Investigator: Darryl Felder (Biology)
Sponsor: US Food and Drug Administration
Amount Awarded: $32,201
Grant Period: 09/30/2013 - 09/29/2014

Computer Simulation Model Upgrade for Hurricane, Sea-Level, and Wetland Ecosystem Application
Principal Investigator: Azmy Ackleh (Math)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Grant Period: 09/15/2013 - 09/14/2014

Forest Hydrology and Accretion Modeling to Evaluate the Impacts of Hurricane Sandy
Principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: John Meriwether (physics); Co-principal Investigator: Brian Schubert (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $315,000
Grant Period: 09/15/2013 - 09/14/2014

Investigating Efficient Approaches for Processing Cell Based Numerical Modeling Data
Principal Investigator: Suresh Golconda (CACS)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $72,153
Grant Period: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2014

Assessment of Potential Responses of Piping Plover (Charadrius Melodus), Co-occuring Migratory Shorebirds, and their Benthic Macroinvertebrate Prey (Amendment 1)
Principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $45,382
Grant Period: 09/01/2013 - 08/31/2014

Modeling Population Dynamics with Explicit Spatial Components
Principal Investigator: Azmy Ackleh (Math)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $26,500
Grant Period: 08/15/2013 - 08/14/2014

Ecological Implications of Mangrove Forest Migration in the Southwestern U.S.
Principal Investigator: Mark Hester (Biology)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $34,075
Grant Period: 08/01/2013 - 07/31/2014

Vermilion Parish MSP
Principal Investigator: Victor Schneider (Math); Co-principal Investigator: Kathleen Lopez (Math)
Sponsor: US Dept of Education
Amount Awarded: $43,876
Grant Period: 07/01/2013 - 08/31/2014

Enhanced - Magnetostriction Materials and Fe Stability
Principal Investigator: Gabriela Petculescu (Physics)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $6,000
Grant Period: 06/05/2013 - 09/30/2014

The Role Of Astrocytes In Cortical Interneuron Development
Principal Investigator: Karen Muller Smith (Biology)
Sponsor: National Institute of Mental Health project number: 5K01MH087845-05
Award Amount: $178,151 (2013 only)
Grant Period: 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014

Cutting-Edge Instrumentation to Support a Shale Gas/Oil Educational and Research Initiative at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Principal Investigator: Brian Lock (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Brian Schubert (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $688,500
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 06/30/2014

High Throughput Rapid Analysis of Plant Tissues for Agricultural Applications
Principal Investigator: Caryl Chlan (Biology)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $65,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 06/30/2014

Development of a Coastal Wetland Laboratory to Enhance Multi-Disciplinary Education and Research
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $202,910
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 06/30/2014

Experimental Study of Mineral-Fluid Fractionation of Non-Traditional Isotopes (Fe, Cu, Zn, S) with Implications for Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems
Principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geoscience)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1232587
Award Amount: $61,941.00
Grant Period: 9/01/2012 - 8/31/2014 (Estimated)

US Egypt Cooperative Research: Design and Implementation of Experimental High Resolution Imaging Payload System for Nano Satellites
Principal Investigator: Magdy Bayoumi (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1103969
Award Amount: $124,931.00
Grant Period: 8/01/2011 - 7/31/2014 (Estimated)

Enhancement of Spectroscopy and Macromolecule Characterization Techniques in Undergraduate Laboratories for Chemisty, Biology and Engineering Majors
Principal Investigator: Wu Xu (Chemistry); Co-Principal Investigator: Andrei Chistoserdov (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: August Gallo (Chemistry); Co-Principal Investigator: Febee Louka (Chemistry); Co-Principal Investigator: Richard Perkins (Chemistry); Co-Principal Investigator: Radhey Srivastava (Chemistry); Co-Principal Investigator: Eric Taylor (Chemistry)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $267,827
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 06/30/2014

The Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI) Watershed Water Quality Monitoring in Bayou Chene and Lacassine Bayou Project
Principal Investigator: Durga Poudel (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Dept of Environmental Protection Agency
Amount Awarded: $529,758
Grant Period: 03/01/2012 - 09/30/2014

Statistical Methodology For Industrial Hygiene: Detection Limits, Reference Limit
Principal Investigator: Thomas Mathew (UMBC); Co-Principal Investigator: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy (Math)
Sponsor: National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health project number: 5R01OH003628-09
Award Amount: $1,394,064
Grant Period: 9/01/2010 - 8/31/2014

Scalable Routing in 3D Wireless Sensor Networks
Principal Investigator:Hongyi Wu (CACS); Co-Principal Investigator: Miao Jin (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1018306
Award Amount: $425,000.00
Grant Period: 8/01/2010 - 7/31/2014 (Estimated)

Wireless Network-on-Chip: A New Communication Paradigm for Heterogeneous Gigascale MPSoCs
Principal Investigator: Danella Zhao (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 0845983
Award Amount: $621,230.00
Grant Period: 8/01/2009 - 7/31/2014 (Estimated)

Reliability Enhancement via Adaptive Checkpoint in Wireless Grids
Principal Investigator: Nian-Feng Tzeng (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 0916451
Award Amount: $420,000.00
Grant Period: 8/01/2009 - 7/31/2014 (Estimated)

Using BEHAVE Principles to Promote Innovative Conservation Approaches to Louisiana Livestock Producers
Principal Investigator: Alan Deramus (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Kark Simon (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Dept of Agriculture
Amount Awarded: $141,548
Grant Period: 09/14/2012 - 09/30/2014

Assessment of Potential Responses of Piping Plover (Charadrius Melodus), co-occuring Migratory Shorebirds, and Their Benthic Macroinvertebrate Prey
Principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $31,850
Grant Period: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2014

Collaborative Research: Experimental Study of Mineral-Fluid Fractionation of Non-Traditional Isotopes (Fe, Cu, Zn, S) with Implications for Seafloor Hydrothermal Systems
Principal Investigator: David Borrok (Geosciences)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1232587
Amount Awarded: $61,941
Grant Period: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2014

Collaborative Research: RedToL - Phylogenetic and Genomic Approaches to Reconstructing the Red Algal (Rhodophta) Tree of Life
Co-Principal Investigator: Suzanne Fredericq (Biology)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 0937978
Amount Awarded: $43,252
Grant Period: 09/01/2012 - 08/31/2014

Addressing Priority Science Needs of the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Principal Investigator: Suresh Golconda (CACS)
Sponsor: US Fish and Wildlife Services
Amount Awarded: $119,490
Grant Period: 08/01/2012 - 07/31/2014

Ecological Implications of Mangrove Forest Migration in the Southeastern U.S.
Principal Investigator: Mark Hester (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Jonathan Willis (Biology)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $125,788
Grant Period: 08/01/2012 - 07/31/2014

Influence of Barrier Islands Loss, Local Translocations, and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on Distribution and Survival of Brown Pelicans in Coastal Louisiana
Principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: LA Dept of Wildlife & Fisheries
Amount Awarded: $76,160
Grant Period: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2014

Oil Spill: The Effects of the Macondo Oil Spill on Coastal Ecosystems: Genetics of High Diversity Indicator Benthos on Deep Banks
Principal Investigator: Darryl Felder (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Suzanne Fredericq (Biology)
Sponsor: Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GRI)
Amount Awarded: $316,178
Grant Period: 09/01/2011 - 08/31/2014

National Coal Resources Data System (NCRDS) North Louisiana Carbonaceous Sediments Natural Data Collection and Geographical Assessment Program
Principal Investigator: Gary Kinsland (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $15,000
Grant Period: 09/01/2011 - 06/30/2014

US Egypt Cooperative Research: Design and Implementation of Experimental High Resolution Imaging Payload System for Nano Satellites
Principal Investigator: Magdy Bayoumi (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1103969
Amount Awarded: $124,931
Grant Period: 08/01/2011 - 07/31/2014

Graphic Visualization Tool and Animation Product of Mekong River Flow, Dam Effects and Impact on Flood Security
Principal Investigator: Azmy Ackleh (Math)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $169,486
Grant Period: 06/20/2011 - 06/19/2014

Integrating Ecological and Evolutionary Theory to Understand the Epidemiology of Rapidly Evolving Viral Pathogens
Principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $112,489
Grant Period: 06/01/2011 - 06/30/2014

Exploration and Study of Coral Communities of Mid-Atlantic Deep-Water Canyons
Principal Investigator: Scott France (Biology)
Sponsor: US Dept of Interior
Amount Awarded: $310,001
Grant Period: 10/07/2010 - 09/22/2014

Graduate Student Research Assistance for Mark Roberts, Recruiting Superior Physics Graduate Students
Principal Investigator: William Andy Hollerman (Physics)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $34,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2010 - 07/31/2014

NeTS: Small: Scalable Routing in 3D Wireless Sensor Networks
Principal Investigator: Hongyi Wu (CACS); Co-Principal Investigator: Miao Jin (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1018306
Amount Awarded: $425,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2010 - 07/31/2014

National Coal Resource Data System (NCRDS) North Louisiana Carbonaceous Sediments Natural Gas Data Collection and Geological Assessment Program
Principal Investigator: Gary Kinsland (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Geological Survey
Amount Awarded: $15,000
Grant Period: 07/01/2010 - 06/30/2014

Response to DARPA Cyber Genome BAA, Amnd 6
Principal Investigator: Arun Lakhotia (CACS)
Sponsor: US Dept of Defense-Army
Amount Awarded: $130,514
Grant Period: 06/30/2010 - 06/30/2014

Dimensions: Collaborative Research: Function of Rhodoliths and Unconsolidated Rubble as Marine Seedbanks for Biological Diversity
Principal Investigator: Suzanne Fredericq (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Andrei Chistoserdov (Biology)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $141,630
Grant Period: 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2014

SHF: Small Reliability Enhancement via Adaptive Checkpointing in Wireless Grids
Principal Investigator: Nianfeng Tzeng (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 0916451
Amount Awarded: $420,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Environmental and Evolutionary Biology for 2009
Principal Investigator: Paul Klerks (Biology); Co-Principal Investigator: Paul Leberg (Biology)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $600,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014

Recruitment of Superior Graduate Students in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Principal Investigator: Magdy Bayoumi (CACS)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $100,000
Grant Period: 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014

CAREER: Wireless Network-on-Chip: A New Communication Paradigm for Heterogeneous Gigascale MPSoC
Principal Investigator: Danella Zhao (CACS)
Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 0845983
Amount Awarded: $621,230
Grant Period: 08/01/2009 - 07/31/2014

Metal-catalyzed Group Transfer Reactions
Principal Investigator: Radhey Srivastava (Chemistry)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $260,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2009 - 06/30/2014

Design and Development of Coordination and Control Mechanisms for Sensor-Enabled Software Systems
Principal Investigator: Ashok Kumar (CACS)
Sponsor: Board of Regents
Amount Awarded: $113,424
Grant Period: 06/01/2009 - 06/30/2014

Quantifying Root Gravitropism: Gene Expression Patterns in Brassica Rapa at High Spatial and Temporal Resolution
Principal Investigator: Karl Hasenstein (Biology)
Sponsor: LA Space Consortium
Amount Awarded: $5,000
Grant Period: 05/01/2013 - 04/30/2014

Paleoclimate Analysis of a Miocene Arctic Forest from the Kolyma River Basin, Northeastern Russia
Co-Principal Investigator: Brian Schubert (Geosciences)
Sponsor:NSF Award Number: 1250063
Amount Awarded: $31,653
Grant Period: 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2014

Development of a Mechanistic Model that Simulates the Light Dynamics and Phytoplankton Growth Kinetics in Little Vermilion Bay - Amnd 1
Principal Investigator: Barbara Benson (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Louisiana Office Of Coastal Protection and Restoration
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 05/31/2014

CSAP (Coastal Science Assistantship Proposal) 2012-2015
Principal Investigator: Mark Hester (Biology)
Sponsor: Louisiana Sea Grant
Amount Awarded: $50,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2012 - 05/31/2014

High Resolution Environmental Magnetic Properties and Relative Geomagnetic Paleointensity of IODP Expedition 339 Cores, Amnd 1
Principal Investigator: Carl Richter (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Ocean Leadership Consortium
Amount Awarded: $11,969
Grant Period: 11/17/2011 - 01/30/2014

Participation in IODP Expedition 339: Mediterranean Outflow
Principal Investigator: Carl Richter (Geosciences)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $43,789
Grant Period: 11/17/2011 - 01/30/2014

Development of a Mechanistic Model that Simulates the Light Dynamics and Phytoplankton Growth Kinetics in Little Vermilion Bay
Principal Investigator: Barbara Benson (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Louisiana Office Of Coastal Protection and Restoration
Amount Awarded: $25,000
Grant Period: 06/01/2011 - 05/31/2014

ARRA: Fractional Differential and Integral Inequalities with Applications
Principal Investigator: Aghalaya Vatsala (Math)
Sponsor: US Dept of Defense-Army
Amount Awarded: $66,444
Grant Period: 06/01/2011 - 10/31/2013

Smooth Transition for Advancement to Graduate Education (STAGE) for Underrepresented Minorities Mathematical Sciences: A Pilot Project
Principal Investigator: Nabendu Pal (Math); Co-Principal Investigator: Patricia Beaulieu (Math); Co-Principal Investigator: Christina Eubanks Turner (Math); Co-Principal Investigator: Aghalaya Vatsala (Math), Sponsor: NSF Award Number: 1043223
Amount Awarded: $548,880
Grant Period: 02/15/2011 - 01/31/2014

Developing Prototype Hybrid Luminescent Ammunition (HLA)
Principal Investigator: William Andy Hollerman (Physics)
Sponsor: US Dept of Defense-Army
Amount Awarded: $630,000
Grant Period: 10/26/2009 - 03/14/2014

Collecting High-Speed Camera Data From Microwave Induced Visible Electroluminesence
Principal Investigator: William Andy Hollerman (Physics)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $4,000
Grant Period: 07/01/2013 - 09/30/2013

Statistical Methodology for Industrial Hygiene: Detection Limits, Reference Limits, and Measurement Accuracy, Amnd 5
Principal Investigator: Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy (Math)
Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Amount Awarded: $4,290
Grant Period: 06/18/2013 - 08/31/2013

2013 Louisiana Coastal Vegetation Survey
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $17,229
Grant Period: 06/01/2013 - 09/30/2013

Automatic Detection and Patching of Vulnerabilities in Embedded Systems
Principal Investigator: Arun Lakhotia (CACS)
Sponsor: DARPA
Amount Awarded: $44,852
Grant Period: 5/9/2013 - 11/9/2013

Cognitive Radios and Hierarchical Sensing for Situational Awareness
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Perkins (CACS)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $7,000
Grant Period: 05/01/2013 - 09/30/2013

RUI: Collaborative Research: Marine Algal Diversity of Southern Central America
Principal Investigator: Suzanne Fredericq (Biology)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $6,250
Grant Period: 03/01/2013 - 08/31/2013

CPRA-2012-TO8-SB02-EM
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences); Co-principal Investigator: Scott Duke-Sylvester (Biology)
Sponsor: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $62,514
Grant Period: 03/01/2013 - 11/30/2013

Understanding Infrasound Absorption in the Lower Thermosphere as a Step Toward Quantitative Infrasonic Aeronomy
Principal Investigator: Andi Petculescu (Physics)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $9,975
Grant Period: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

Theoretical Investigations of Dark Matter and Gravitational Waves
Principal Investigator: James Dent (Physics)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $8,050
Grant Period: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

An Innovative Method for the Numerical Solution of Fractional Differential Equations and its Applications
Principal Investigator: Aghalaya Vatsala (Math)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Amount Awarded: $9,000
Grant Period: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

The Role of Astrocytes in Cortical Interneuron Development, Amnd 1, Yr 2
Principal Investigator: Karen Muller Smith (Biology)
Sponsor: NIH
Amount Awarded: $178,151
Grant Period: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

CWWPRA PPL-23 Coast 2050 Region 3 Academic Advisor
Principal Investigator: Mark Hester (Biology)
Sponsor: LA Universities Marine Consortium
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Grant Period: 01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013

Model Improvement Implementation, CPRA-2013-TO3-SB04-EM
Principal Investigator: Jenneke Visser (Geosciences)
Sponsor: Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority
Amount Awarded: $280,870
Grant Period:?

The Mississippi River Basin Initiative (MRBI) Watershed Water Quality Monitoring in Bayou Chene and Lacassine Bayou Project
Principal Investigator: Durga Poudel (Geosciences)
Sponsor: US Dept of Environmental Protection Agency
Amount Awarded: $529,758
Grant Period: 1/01/2012 - 12/31/2013