Awards

 

January 2019

Arts and Sciences

Valerie Ashby of Dean of Faculty has received an award from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation for a project entitled “Biddle 2019 A&S Proposal.” Total funding will be $252,000 over 12 months.

Vincent Conitzer of Computer Science has received an award from Google Inc. for a project entitled “Google US/Canada PhD Fellowship in Market Algorithms - Deng.” Total funding will be $47,756 over 24 months.

Seog H. Oh of Physics has received an award from Fermilab for a project entitled “Mu2e Tracker Panel Processing.” Total funding will be $1,153,128 over 9 months.

Susan H. Rodger of Computer Science has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “ACM Global Computing Education Conference (CompEd 2019) Travel Grant.” Total funding will be $50,000 over 12 months.

Cynthia Rudin of Computer Science has received an award from MIT Lincoln Laboratory for a project entitled “FY 2019 Supplement to Adaptable, Interpretable Machine Learning (AIM).” Total funding will be $200,000 over 8 months.

David R. Sherwood of Biology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Understanding the role of the collagen receptor DDR-2 in germ stem cell niche formation.” Total funding will be $110,060 over 36 months.

Christopher D. Timmins of Economics has received an award from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for a project entitled “Welfare Impacts of Housing Discrimination on Locational Choice.” Total funding will be $22,226 over 12 months.

Werner Tornow of Physics has received an award from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for a project entitled “Support for Sean FInch from LLNL.” Total funding will be $80,996 over 8 months.

Justin Wright of Biology has received an award from North Carolina State University for a project entitled “Modeling the Effects of Saltwater Intrusion on the Forested Wetlands of North Carolinas Coastal Plain.” Total funding will be $5,000 over 5 months.

Weitao Yang of Chemistry has received an award from the Temple University for a project entitled “Center for Complex Materials from First Principles (CCM).” Total funding will be $603,222 over 24 months.

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In addition, Mark A. Chaves of Sociology has received an award that may be found under this listings for “University Interdisciplinary Centers.”

 

Divinity School

The Divinity School had no new awards to report for the month of January 2019.

 

Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School had no new awards to report for the month of January 2019.

 

Nicholas School

Martin W. Doyle of ESP Division has received an award from Spring Point Partners LLC for a project entitled “Rethinking the future of water infrastructure in Small & Shrinking Cities .” Total funding will be $816,052 over 36 months.

Andrew J. Read of the Marine Lab has received an award from HDR, Inc. for a project entitled “Behavioral Response of Humpback Whales to Vessel Traffic.” Total funding will be $69,208 over 7 months.

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Lawrence Carin of ECE has received an award from Lockheed Martin Corporation for a project entitled “2019 LM ATL IRAD collaboration.” Total funding will be $75,000 over 12 months.

Yiran Chen of ECE has received an award from The University of Texas at Dallas for a project entitled “A Collaborative Machine Learning Approach to Fast and High-Fidelity Design Prediction.” Total funding will be $172,500 over 36 months.

Aaron Franklin of ECE has received an award from Carbon Technology, Inc. for a project entitled “High Linearity RF Amplifiers from Carbon Nanotubes.” Total funding will be $50,000 over 6 months.

Sonia Grego of the Center for WaSH-AID has received an award from Research Triangle Institute International for a project entitled “Sanitation Technology Platform: Accelerating momentum post-Expo (SteP - Phase 3).” Total funding will be $317,000 over 12 months.

Warren M. Grill of BME has received an award from Dignify Therapeutics, LLC for a project entitled “Nerve Stimulation for Restoration of Bladder Function.” Total funding will be $10,000 over 5 months.

Heileen Hsu-Kim of CEE has received an award from Carnegie Mellon University for a project entitled “AOI 1: Predicting Trace Element Partitioning and Fate for Coal-Fired Power Plants Under Steady and Non-Steady State Operations.” Total funding will be $50,988 over 12 months.

Maiken Mikkelsen of ECE has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Plasmonically Enhanced Point-of-care Detection of Cardiac Biomarkers by a Smart Phone.” Total funding will be $3,381,615 over 60 months.

Nirmala Ramanujam of BME has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Novel see and treat strategies for cervical cancer prevention in low-resource settings.” Total funding will be $3,130,754 over 60 months.

Amanda Randles of BME has received an award from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for a project entitled “3D Bioprinted Aneurysm for Intervention Modeling Validation.” Total funding will be $38,000 over 8 months.

Benjamin B. Yellen of MEMS has received an award from Celldom for a project entitled “Platform for genotyping and phenotyping each cell in a high throughput assay.” Total funding will be $38,000 over 12 months.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

The Sanford School had no new awards to report for the month of January 2019. However, Kenneth A. Dodge and Frederick Mayer have received awards that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

School Of Law

Jennifer D. Maher has received an award from the Japan Foundation for a project entitled “Japanese Law and Culture at Duke Law School.” Total funding will be $50,000 over 12 months.

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In addition, William E. Crozier IV has received an award that may be found under the listings for “University Interdisciplinary Centers.”

 

University Administration and Centers

David Hansen of University Libraries has received an award from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a project entitled “Library Copyright Institute.” Total funding will be $49,876 over 12 months.

Matthew C. Makel of TIP has received an award from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation for a project entitled “Project InFiNITE.” Total funding will be $137,000 over 28 months.

Eric Oberstein of Duke Performances has received an award from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation for a project entitled “2019 Duke Performances Biddle Proposal.” Total funding will be $63,000 over 12 months.

 

University Interdisciplinary Centers

Gale A. Boyd of UIC - SSRI Faculty has received an award from ICF, Inc. for a project entitled “Energy Star: Building Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Industrial Sector.” Total funding will be $55,361 over 12 months.

Gale A. Boyd of SSRI Incubator Projects and Su has received an award from the Wake Forest University for a project entitled “What Policies Drive Entrepreneurship? An Exploration Using Microdata.” Total funding will be $46,355 over 36 months.

Mark A. Chaves of A&S Grants Sociology has received an award from the John Templeton Foundation for a project entitled “National Survey of Religious Leaders.” Total funding will be $562,851 over 24 months.

William E. Crozier IV of Law Grants has received an award from the American Psychology-Law Society for a project entitled “Taking the Bait: How Deceptive Interrogation Tactics Distort Memory and Verdicts.” Total funding will be $2,968 over 12 months.

Kenneth A. Dodge of the Center for Child & Family Policy has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled “The Get Ready Guilford Initiative.” Total funding will be $562,748 over 11 months.

Kenneth A. Dodge of the Center for Child & Family Policy has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled “Family Connects in Durham County and replication effort in NC and SC.” Total funding will be $450,000 over 13 months.

Katherine E. Konschnik of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from the Cadmus Group for a project entitled “Renewable Energy Planning Services for Buncombe County and the City of Asheville, North Carolina.” Total funding will be $5,005 over 8 months.

Frederick Mayer of SSPP Grants has received an award from the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation for a project entitled “The North Carolina Leadership Forum, Z. Smith Reynolds.” Total funding will be $35,000 over 6 months.

Lydia P. Olander of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from the University of Minnesota for a project entitled “Institutionalizing interdisciplinarity.” Total funding will be $49,186 over 24 months.

Amy E. Pickle of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation for a project entitled “Surveying the Legal Landscape for Energy Development in the Trans-Pecos Region of Texas.” Total funding will be $100,000 over 12 months.

John W. Virdin of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from the World Wildlife Fund for a project entitled “Sustainable Fishery Definition - Indicators.” Total funding will be $9,982 over 2 months.