SEPTEMBER GRANTS * * * from the Division of Sponsored Research

In the final issue of each month, the Register publishes grants in excess of $25,000 that were awarded the previous month. The Division of Sponsored Research received notification in September that the following grants had been awarded:

Randolph Blake, Department of Psychology in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $34,832 from the Public Health Service for "On the Neural Locus of Binocular Rivalry Suppression." Kenith Sobel is co-principle investigator.

 

Stephen M. Camarata, Kennedy Center in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $1,244,862 from the Public Health Service for "John F. Kennedy Center for Mental Retardation."

 

R. Wilburn Clouse, Department of Leadership and Organizations in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $50,000 from the Coleman Foundation for "Entrepreneurs in Action."

 

Donald L. Compton, Department of Special Education in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $180,000 from the Department of Education for "Linking Decoding Instruction, Decodable Text, and Metacognitive Instruction to Effect Strong Reading Comprehension Outcomes for Children With Disabilities."

 

Douglas Fuchs, Department of Special Education in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $700,000 from the Department of Education for "Center for Research on Learning Disabilities." Daniel Reschly, Lynn S. Fuchs and Donald Compton are co-principle investigators.

 

Kenneth F. Galloway, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $32,831 from the Department of Defense for "IPA Assignment-Janos Sztipanovits." Janos Szitpanovits is co-principle investigator.

 

Kenneth F. Galloway, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $67,087 from the Department of Defense for "Space Electronics Technology Development Support/Air Force Research Laboratory."

 

Ellen B. Goldring, Department of Leadership and Organizations in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $132,848 from the W.T. Grant Foundation for "Reclaiming Communities: Diversity, Equity, and Access in the Post-Busing Era." Claire Smrekar and Robert L. Crowson are co-principle investigators.

 

Todd R. Graham, Department of Biological Sciences in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $233,218 from the Public Health Service for "Drs2p Function in Clathrin-coated Vesicle Budding."

 

Richard F. Haglund Jr., Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $60,000 from the Department of Defense for "Optimization of Hard-Tissue Surgical Procedures in the Mid-Infrared."

 

Richard F. Haglund Jr., Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $300,000 from the Department of Energy for "Directed Self-Assembly of Metal Nanocrystal Composites for Linear and Nonlinear Optical Applications." Leonard C. Feldman, Robert A. Weller and Robert H. Magruder III, are co-principle investigators.

 

Thomas R. Harris, Department of Biomedical Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $2,599,933 from the National Science Foundation for "The Vanderbilt-Northwestern-Texas-Harvard/MIT (VaNTH) Engineering Research Center for Bioengineering Educational Technology."

 

Susan Hespos, Department of Psychology and Human Development in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $129,833 from the McDonnell Foundation for "Optical Imaging in Human Infants."

 

Stephen P. Heyneman, Department of Leadership and Organizations in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $299,652 from the U.S. Department of State for "Institutional Partnerships in Educational Policy, Higher Education Management, and Educational Leadership: A Program of Cooperation."

 

Ann P. Kaiser, Department of Special Education in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $199,997 from the Department of Health and Human Services for "Early Identification and Prevention of Conduct Disorder in Head Start Children."

 

David S. Kosson, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $146,632 from the Department of Energy for "Bioavailability of Iron (III) in Natural Soils and the Impact on Mobility of Inorganic Contamination."

M. Douglas LeVan, Department of Chemical Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $30,000 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for "Regenerable Incinerator Exhaust Purification and Trace Contaminant Control System."

 

Sankaran Mahadevan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $687,528 from the National Science Foundation for "Multi-disciplinary Training in Reliability and Risk Engineering, Analysis and Management." Bruce Cooil, Gabor Karsai and David Kosson are co-principle investigators.

 

Frank L. Parker, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $68,138 from the Department of Defense for "Impact of Hazards Presented by the Russian Pacific Nuclear Fleet."

 

Ellen E. Pinderhughes, Kennedy Center in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $1,152,163 from the Public Health Service for "Multi-Site Prevention of Adolescent Problem Behaviors."

 

Robert W. Pitz, Department of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $41,500 from the DENSO North America Foundation for "A Turbojet Engine Experiment." A.V. Anilkumar is co-principle investigator.

 

Ned Allen Porter, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $168,000 from the National Science Foundation for "Peroxide Reaction Mechanisms."

 

Ned Allen Porter, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $34,832 from the Public Health Service for "Reactivity of Bis-Allylic Lipid Hydroperoxides." Keri A. Tallman is co-principle investigator.

 

Sergey N. Rashkeev, Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $138,533 from the National Science Foundation for "Structural Properties of Alumina." Sokrates T. Pantelides is co-principle investigator.

 

John J. Rieser, Department of Psychology and Human Development, has been awarded a grant of $422,951 from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research on the Perceptual Aspects of Locomotion Interfaces."

 

Sandra J. Rosenthal, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $74,902 from the Quantum-Dot Corporation for "High-Throughput Fluorescence Assays for Drug Discovery Based On Drug-Conjugated Fluorescent Nanocrystals."

 

Paul D. Sheldon, Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $45,000 from the National Science Foundation for "Research and Development for the BTeV Program." Will Johns and Medford Webster are co-principle investigators.

 

Paul D. Sheldon, Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $1,009,800 from the National Science Foundation for "Methodologies and Tools for Designing and Implementing Large-Scale Real-Time Systems." Theodore Bapty is co-principle investigator.

 

Robert E. Stammer Jr.., Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the School of Engineering, has been awarded a grant of $105,650 from the Department of Transportation for "Vanderbilt Institute for Studies for Transportation Academy-Advanced Institute Year 8."

 

Michael P. Stone, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $1,083,537 from the Public Health Service for "Chemistry and Biology of Carcinogen-DNA Adducts."

 

John P. Wikswo Jr.., Department of Physics, has been awarded a grant of $33,695 from the Public Health Service for "Electrophysiological Implications of the Cardiac Bidomain."

 

Mark Wolery, Department of Special Education in Peabody College, has been awarded a grant of $175,191 from the Public Health Service for "Accessing the Childcare Curriculum: Effective Instruction for Children with Autism." Ann N. Garfinkle is co-principle investigator.

 

David W. Wright, Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Science, has been awarded a grant of $105,943 from the Department of Education for "CAREER: Combinatorially-Engineered Interfaces for Inorganic Nanostructure."


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