Awards

 

April 2021

Arts and Sciences

Elika Bergelson of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for a project entitled “Investigating the role of intra- and inter- talker acoustic variability on word learning in infants.” Total funding will be $2,500 over 19 months.

Staci D. Bilbo of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for a project entitled “Gut-brain dysfunction following combined prenatal stressors: relevance for autism.” Total funding will be $340,412 over 58 months.

Roberto E. Cabeza of P&N PIs in DIBS has received an award from the National Institute on Aging for a project entitled “Effects of Healthy Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment on Memory Representations.” Total funding will be $2,261,064 over 36 months.

Felipe De Brigard of Philosophy has received an award from the John Templeton Foundation for a project entitled “Forgetting and Forgiving: Exploring the Connections Between Memory, Forgiveness and Reconciliation.” Total funding will be $988,602 over 36 months.

Elaine E. Gomez Guevara of Evolutionary Anthropology has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Comparative age-related dynamics of primate brain epigenetics.” Total funding will be $416,445 over 30 months.

Tamar Kushnir of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the University of California - Riverside under a prime award from the John Templeton Foundation for a project entitled “Religion, Normativity, and Self-regulation.” Total funding will be $449,709 over 53 months.

Eric B. Laber of Statistical Science has received an award from the University of Florida under a prime award from the National Cancer Institute for a project entitled “A Patient-centered Intervention Using Technology to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Disparities in Primary Care.” Total funding will be $15,175 over 11 months.

Nancy K. MacLean of History has received an award from the National Humanities Center for a project entitled “Capitalism and the Constitution: An Overlooked American Lineage and a Looming Peril.” Total funding will be $54,100 over 9 months.

Jenny Tung of Evolutionary Anthropology has received a Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation for graduate student Jordan A. Anderson, for a project entitled “Genetic and evolutionary determinants of the immune response in wild baboons.” Total funding will be $31,649 over 23 months.

Ross Widenhoefer of Chemistry has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Gold(I) Complexes Containing Unsaturated Hydrocarbyl Ligands.” Total funding will be $450,000 over 36 months.

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In addition Paula D. McClain of Political Science has an award that may be found under the listings for “University Administration & Centers”; and Christopher Bail and Christopher J. Wildeman of Sociology have awards that may be found under the listings for “University Interdisciplinary Centers.”

 

Divinity School

Norbert L. Wilson has received an award from Tufts University under a prime award from the Department of Agriculture for a project entitled “From Scarcity to Prosperity: Nutrition and Food Spending Goals and Constraints for Low-Income Americans.” Total funding will be $98,117 over 36 months.

 
Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School of Business had no new awards to report for the month of April 2021. However, David B. Ridley has a new award that may be found under the listings for “University Interdisciplinary Centers.”

 

Nicholas School

Martin W. Doyle of ESP Division has received an award from the Army Corps of Engineers for a project entitled “Army Corps of Engineers IPA Martin Doyle 2020.” Total funding will be $37,541 over 6 months.

Martin W. Doyle of ESP Division has received an award from the Army Corps of Engineers for a project entitled “Army Corps of Engineers IPA Lauren Patterson 2020.” Total funding will be $12,459 over 6 months.

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Yiran Chen of ECE has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “IUCRC Proposal Phase 1 Duke: Center for Alternative Sustainable and Intelligent Computing (ASIC).” Total funding will be $150,000 over 30 months.

Mary Cummings of ECE has received an award from Charles River Analytics Inc. under a prime award from the Department of Defense for a project entitled “Data Sciences for JMPS.” Total funding will be $111,750 over 16 months.

Stefano Curtarolo of the Center for Autonomous Material has received an award from the Office of Naval Research for a project entitled “Thermodynamics of polar materials: beyond the CCE methods.” Total funding will be $285,000 over 12 months.

Zhenqiang Gong of ECE has received an award from the Army Research Office for a project entitled “Provably Secure Machine Learning.” Total funding will be $360,000 over 36 months.

Joel A. Greenberg of ECE has received an award from the National Cancer Institute for a project entitled “A multimodality X-ray transmission and diffraction imaging scanner for molecular analysis of biospecimens.” Total funding will be $1,071,852 over 36 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 “Electrodialytic Nutrient Recovery for traditional and advanced OWTS effluent polishing (EPA Phase II SBIR) .” Total funding will be $159,681 over 23 months.

Roarke W. Horstmeyer of BME has received an award from the Hartwell Foundation for a project entitled “Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award.” Total funding will be $300,000 over 36 months.

Piotr E. Marszalek of MEMS has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Transition to Excellence: From Single-Molecule Force Spectroscopy to Single- Particle Cryogenic Electron Microscopy.” Total funding will be $750,000 over 36 months.

David Mitzi of MEMS has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “REU SITE: Collaborative Research: Nanoscale Detectives -- Elucidating the Structure and Dynamics of Hybrid Perovskite Systems.” Total funding will be $160,944 over 36 months.

Samira Musah of BME has received an award from the Regents of the University of Michigan under a prime award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for a project entitled “Tissue-Specific Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Human Kidney Disease.” Total funding will be $40,000 over 12 months.

Willie Padilla of ECE has received an award from Srico, Inc. under a prime award from the National Reconnaissance Office for a project entitled “Ultra-Compact Resilient Photonic Integrated Circuits.” Total funding will be $149,999 over 9 months.

Henry Pfister of ECE has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Collaborative Research: CIF: Medium: QODED: Quantum codes Optimized for the Dynamics between Encoded Computation and Decoding using Classical Coding Techniques.” Total funding will be $500,000 over 36 months.

Xiling Shen of BME has received an award from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai under a prime award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a project entitled “COVID Survivors Long Term Follow Up Study--WMD ECHO Detector.” Total funding will be $1,000,000 over 12 months.

Teng Su of BME has received an award from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for a project entitled “Exosome-Based Pathological Microenvironment-Responsive Nanocapsules for Targeted Heart Repair.” Total funding will be $432,404 over 23 months.

Tuan Vo-Dinh of BME has received an award from the University of Arizona under a prime award from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for a project entitled “Product Development of the Vertical Integrated Flow Assay System Technology (VERIFAST) for Multiplex Pathogens Detection.” Total funding will be $45,001 over 19 months.

Pei Zhong of MEMS has received an award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for a project entitled “Innovations in Shock Wave Lithotripsy Technology.” Total funding will be $584,864 over 59 months.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

The Sanford School of Public Policy had no new awards to report for the month of April 2021. However, Kenneth A. Dodge and Anna Gassman-Pines have new 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 April 2021.

 

University Administration & Centers

Hugh A. Cayless of University Libraries has received an award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a project entitled “Communicating the TEI to a Multilingual User Community.” Total funding will be $75,000 over 11 months.

Miranda McCall of Undergraduate Financial Aid has received an award from the Department of Education for a project entitled “Relief assistance for student support.” Total funding will be $6,031,476 over 12 months.

Miranda McCall of Undergraduate Financial Aid has received an award from the Department of Education for a project entitled “Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund - IHEs.” Total funding will be $3,357,011 over 12 months.

Paula D. McClain of the Graduate School has received an award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for a project entitled “Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Graduate School Award.” Total funding will be $1,000,000 over 36 months.

Trevor O. Schoonmaker of the Nasher Museum of Art has received an award from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation for a project entitled “Off the Map: the Provenance of a Painting.” Total funding will be $10,000 over 4 months.

Hemi D. Tewarson of the Margolis Center has received an award from the National Governors Association under a prime award from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a project entitled “Extending and expanding the Center for Best Practices' program, Supporting Governors in Leading a Policy Agenda to Build a Culture of Health in States.” Total funding will be $163,841 over 4 months.

Brian Valentyn of Duke Performances has received an award from the National Endowment for the Arts for a project entitled “Theater Now.” Total funding will be $10,000 over 24 months.

 
University Interdisciplinary Centers

Christopher Bail of DUPRI has received an award from the University of Utah under a prime award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “A software framework for the integrated analysis of phyloge-netic trees, species traits, and geospatial spatial distributions..” Total funding will be $79,035 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 Duke Endowment-FCI.” Total funding will be $500,000 over 12 months.

Anna Gassman-Pines of Center for Child & Family Policy has received an award from the William T. Grant Foundation for a project entitled “Uneven safety net: studying the pandemic to uncover how unequal social program access exacerbates racial inequities.” Total funding will be $48,300 over 12 months.

Lydia P. Olander of the Nicholas Institute has received an award from North Carolina State University under a prime award from the U.S. Geological Survey for a project entitled “Building capacity for the DOI Southeast Climate Science Center to co-produce actionable science focused on global change impacts to natural resources.” Total funding will be $16,000 over 3 months.

David B. Ridley of the Margolis Center has received an award from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a project entitled “Transferable Exclusivity Voucher (TEV) Program for Neglected Diseases (Phase 3 Supplement).” Total funding will be $188,004 over 8 months.

Gillian D. Schmidler of the Margolis Center has received an award from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders for a project entitled “Economic Evaluation and Research Prioritization of Adult Hearing Screening in the US.” Total funding will be $138,108 over 36 months.

Christopher J. Wildeman of DUPRI has received an award from Harvard University under a prime award from the National Institute of Justice for a project entitled “Augmenting, Analyzing, and Archiving Criminal Trajectories in Four Birth Cohorts from the Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods, 1995-2023.” Total funding will be $123,743 over 36 months.