Awards

 

October 2018

Arts and Sciences

Arthur Champagne III of Physics has received an award from the Department of Energy for a project entitled "A Replacement for the LENA JN Accelerator - Supplement." Total funding will be $1,500,000 over 5 months.

Arthur Champagne III of Physics has received an award from the Department of Energy for a project entitled "Developing High Reflectivity, Durable VUV FEL Mirrors for Nuclear Physics Research at HIGS - Supplement." Total funding will be $200,000 over 5 months.

Brian Hare of Evolutionary Anthropology has received an award from the Stanton Foundation for a project entitled "Can playful learning increase success in canine good citizenship training?" Total funding will be $50,000 over 12 months.

Michael Munger of Political Science has received an award from the Department of Education for a project entitled "The American Founding and Political Development in the Context of Western Civilization: A Proposal for funding PhD students in Political Science at Duke University." Total funding will be $447,750 over 36 months.

Karen Sugden of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the University of Virginia - Charlottesville for a project entitled "Social Relationship Qualities as Predictors of Health & Aging from Adolescence thru Midlife." Total funding will be $89,663 over 60 months.

Duncan Thomas of Economics has received an award from the University of California - Los Angeles for a project entitled "Cardiovascular Health Effects of the Great Recession." Total funding will be $342,282 over 56 months.

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In addition, Elabbas Benmamoun of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies has an award that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

Divinity School

The Divinity School had no new awards to report for the month of October 2018.

 

Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School of Business had no new awards to report for the month of October 2018. However, Aaron K. Chatterji and Mark B. McClellan have awards that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

Nicholas School

Douglas P. Nowacek of the Marine Lab has received an award from Conservation X Labs for a project entitled "Conservation X Labs Tech Prize." Total funding will be $3,500 over 3 months.

Martin D. Smith of the Marine Lab has received an award from the Knobloch Family Foundation for a project entitled "Property Rights and the Value of Marine Natural Capital: A Comparative Study of Three Property Rights-based Management Systems in Fisheries." Total funding will be $129,491 over 12 months.

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Lynda Catherine Brinson of MEMS has received an award from Texas A&M University for a project entitled "Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Advanced Materials Manufacturing and Discovery for Extreme Environments (CAMMDE2)." Total funding will be $22,000 over 12 months.

Stefano Curtarolo of Center for Materials Genomics has received an award from the Office of Naval Research for a project entitled "Materials-similarity metrics for the AFLOW data repository." Total funding will be $450,000 over 18 months.

Maria Gorlatova of ECE has received an award from Princeton University for a project entitled "Dispersed Computing." Total funding will be $36,373 over 12 months.

Vahid Tarokh of ECE has received an award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a project entitled "Optimal Online Data-Driven Optimization with Multiple Time- Varying Non-Convex Objectives." Total funding will be $74,999 over 6 months.

Tuan Vo-Dinh of BME has received an award from the Department of Energy for a project entitled "Plasmonics-Enhanced Optical Imaging Systems for Bioenergy Research." Total funding will be $1,300,000 over 12 months.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

Francis J. Lethem of DCID Administration has received an award from Duke Kunshan University for a project entitled "Kunshan Enterprise Innovation Program." Total funding will be $36,070 over 3 months.

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In addition, Kenneth A. Dodge, Simon Miles, and Donald H. Taylor, Jr. have awards that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

School of Law      

The School of Law had no new awards to report for the month of October 2018. However, Jeffrey D. Ward has an award that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

University Administration and Centers

Elabbas Benmamoun of the Provost's Office has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled "Faculty Leadership Development Initiative." Total funding will be $150,000 over 21 months.

Sally A. Kornbluth of the Provost's Office has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled "Spring Breakthrough Program." Total funding will be $750,000 over 32 months.

Giovanni Zanalda of the Center for International Studies has received an award from the Department of Education for a project entitled "Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Grant." Total funding will be $43,996 over 18 months.

 

University Interdisciplinary Centers

Aaron K. Chatterji of FSB Grants has received an award from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for a project entitled "Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation." Total funding will be $300,000 over 48 months.

Kenneth A. Dodge of the Center for Child and Family Policy has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled "Study for Replicating Family Connects International." Total funding will be $40,000 over 12 months.

Mark B. McClellan of FSB, Margolis Center for Health Policy has received an award from the American Heart Association for a project entitled "AHA project." Total funding will be $513,715 over 14 months.

Simon Miles of SSPP Grants has received an award from the Smith Richardson Foundation, Inc. for a project entitled "On Guard for Peace and Socialism: The Warsaw Pact, 1955-1991." Total funding will be $60,000 over 12 months.

Donald H. Taylor, Jr. of the Margolis Center for Health Policy has received an award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a project entitled "Timely Guidance on Payment Reforms, Benefit Designs, and Value Initiatives." Total funding will be $250,000 over 12 months.

John W. Virdin of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from the Environmental Defense Fund for a project entitled "Food and Nutrition Security Through Sustainable Seafood." Total funding will be $40,000 over 11 months.

Jeffrey D. Ward of Law Grants has received an award from the Open Society Foundations for a project entitled "Digital Trusts: Building a Foundation for Digital Governance." Total funding will be $25,000 over 8 months.