Awards

 

December 2021

Arts and Sciences

Kathryn L. Haas of Chemistry has received an award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement for a project entitled “Transporting Cu(I) as Cargo and Using Cu(III) as a Killer Cofactor: Histidine-rich Motifs in Ctr1 and Histatin 5 Control Cu Oxidation State and Reactivity.” Total funding will be $27,640 over 24 months.

Kathryn L. Haas of Chemistry has received an award from the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation for a project entitled “A plant cell-based platform to target human proteostasis diseases.” Total funding will be $23,498 over 12 months.

Scott A. Huettel of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the University of Pennsylvania under a prime award from the National Institute of Mental Health for a project entitled “Mechanisms Regulating Complex Social Behavior.” Total funding will be $357,293 over 55 months.

Tamar Kushnir of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Collaborative Research: The role of trust when learning from robots.” Total funding will be $353,138 over 38 months.

Kate Scholberg of Physics has received an award from the University of Washington under a prime award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “HDR Institute: Accelerated AI Algorithms for Data-Driven Discovery.” Total funding will be $126,931 over 60 months.

Michael J. Therien of Chemistry has received an award from the W.M. Keck Foundation for a project entitled “De Novo Protein Energy Transducing Biomachines Enabled via Controlled Bifurcon Flow.” Total funding will be $1,000,000 over 36 months.

 
Fuqua School of Business

Jillian Popadak Grennan has received an award from the Dauphine foundation for a project entitled “ESG Integration Across Funds and Debiasing Data.” Total funding will be $11,313 over 11 months.

 

Nicholas School of the Environment

David W. Johnston of the Marine Lab has received an award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for a project entitled “NC Flies to MaRRS.” Total funding will be $171,967 over 35 months.

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Cameron R. Bass of BME has received an award from the Medical College of Wisconsin under a prime award from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium for a project entitled “MTEC- 21-06-MPAI-031 - Behind Armor Blunt Trauma Consortium: Injuries, Mechanisms, and Biomedical Injury Criteria.” Total funding will be $704,269 over 13 months.

John E. Dolbow of MEMS a has received an award from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory under a prime award from the Department of Energy for a project entitled “Cohesive Phase Field Modeling of Fractures in Wellbore Cement.” Total funding will be $117,354 over 9 months.

 

Brian T. Hawkins of ECE has received an award from Triangle Environmental under a prime award from the Environmental Protection Agency for a project entitled “A compact, modular wastewater treatment system for non-potable re-use of household greywater .” Total funding will be $30,735 over 5 months.

Po-Chun Hsu of MEMS has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “CAREER: Electrochemical Dynamic Midinfrared Metasurface for Ultra-Low Power Wearable Thermoregulation.” Total funding will be $500,000 over 60 months.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

Kerilyn D. Schewel has received an award from the Social Science Research Council for a project entitled “Rural Transformation and the Capability to Stay.” Total funding will be $26,946 over 24 months.

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In addition, Kelly D. Brownell has received an award 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 December 2021.

 

University Administration & Centers

Trevor O. Schoonmaker of the Nasher Museum of Art has received an award from the Sahm Family Foundation for a project entitled “Sahm Fam Fdt Grant CY2022.” Total funding will be $50,000 over 12 months.

Brian Valentyn of the Office of the Provost has received an award from the Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation for a project entitled “Visiting Artist in Residence Program 2022.” Total funding will be $12,500 over 12 months.

 

University Interdisciplinary Centers

Gale A. Boyd of SSRI has received an award from ICF, Inc. under a prime award from the Environmental Protection Agency for a project entitled “Building Energy Efficiency in the U.S..” Total funding will be $117,252 over 12 months.

Kelly D. Brownell of the World Food Policy Center has received an award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a project entitled “Innovation For Liberation Food Justice Think Tank.” Total funding will be $832,711 over 24 months.