Awards

 

January 2020

Arts and Sciences

Staci D. Bilbo of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from Massachusetts General Hospital under a prime award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for a project entitled “Fetal Brain-Placental Immune Activation in Maternal Obesity.” Total funding will be $37,913 over 36 months.

Gregory Britz of Documentary Studies has received an award from the NC Arts Council for a project entitled “NCAC #SAR20-0019.” Total funding will be $43,000 over 6 months.

Richard Durrett of Mathematics has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Support for Southeastern Probability Conference.” Total funding will be $36,000 over 48 months.

Edmund J. Malesky of Political Science has received an award from Triangle Environmental under a prime award from the US Agency for International Development for a project entitled “SBAR Cambodia SWAP.” Total funding will be $328,957 over 35 months.

Terrie E. Moffitt of Psychology and Neuroscience has received an award from the Jacobs Foundation for a project entitled “Who's learning? Testing hypotheses about personalised learning using a family design.” Total funding will be $40,000 over 18 months.

 

Divinity School

The Divinity School had no new awards to report for the month of January 2020.

 

Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School of Business had no new awards to report for the month of January 2020.

 
Nicholas School

Lisa M. Campbell of the Marine Lab has received an award from the World Wildlife Fund for a project entitled “Bass Connections Web Site Development.” Total funding will be $9,000 over 6 months.

Andrew J. Read of the Marine Lab has received an award from HDR, Inc. under a prime award from the Office of Naval Research for a project entitled “Behavioral Response of Humpback Whales to Vessel Traffic.” Total funding will be $59,766 over 8 months.

Heather M. Stapleton of ESP Division has received an award from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled “An Investigation of Elemental Coal Ash Contamination of Soils in Iredell County, NC.” Total funding will be $19,981 over 6 months.

 
Pratt School of Engineering

Lawrence Carin of ECE has received an award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under a prime award from the Office of Naval Research for a project entitled “Machine Learning for Submesoscale Characterization, Ocean Prediction, and Exploration (ML-SCOPE).” Total funding will be $200,000 over 60 months.

Lawrence Carin of ECE has received an award from Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. for a project entitled “Deep Generative Probabilistic Models for Synthetic Data Generation.” Total funding will be $100,000 over 12 months.

Mary Cummings of ECE has received an award from North Carolina State University under a prime award from the NC Department of Transportation for a project entitled “Developing Regional Dispatch Decision Support for Congestion Mitigation.” Total funding will be $182,000 over 30 months.

Patrick L. Ferguson of CEE has received an award from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled “Assessment of emerging contaminant occurrence in Coastal North Carolina waters after Hurricane Dorian.” Total funding will be $5,000 over 15 months.

Warren M. Grill of BME has received an award from the Paralyzed Veterans of America for a project entitled “Spinal Cord Stimulation for Restoration of Bladder Function.” Total funding will be $148,899 over 24 months.

Miroslav Pajic of ECE has received an award from the Office of Naval Research for a project entitled “Platform-Level Services for Security of Naval Cyber-Physical Systems.” Total funding will be $570,000 over 36 months.

Nirmala Ramanujam of BME has received an award from the Prevent Cancer Foundation for a project entitled “HOPE: Women helping women fight cervical cancer through self-HPV and VIA testing.” Total funding will be $75,000 over 12 months.

Tatiana Segura of BME has received an award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for a project entitled “VEGF ligand presentation and therapeutic angiogenesis.” Total funding will be $460,624 over 58 months.

Lingchong You of BME has received an award from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory for a project entitled “Understanding the Skin Microbiome through the Integration of Metagenomics, Bioinformatics, Spatial Ecology, and Synthetic Biology.” Total funding will be $30,000 over 1 month.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

Noah M. Pickus has received an award from the John William Pope Foundation for a project entitled “NCLF.” Total funding will be $35,000 over 24 months.

Anna Gassman-Pines has received an award from the Administration for Children and Families for a project entitled “Local criminal justice reform efforts: Effects on employment, self-sufficiency, and family well-being.” Total funding will be $499,899 over 60 months.

 

School of Law

The School of Law had no new awards to report for the month of January 2020.

 

University Administration & Centers

James A. Kendrick of the Grad School has received an award from the Genentech Foundation for a project entitled “Genentech Foundation Summer 2020 Scholarship.” Total funding will be $36,000 over 2 months.

 
University Interdisciplinary Centers

William R. Adair of the Dewitt Wallace Center has received an award from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation for a project entitled “New Tech & Check.” Total funding will be $700,000 over 16 months.

Gale A. Boyd of SSRI has received an award from the ICF, Inc. for a project entitled “Energy Star: Building Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Industrial Sector.” Total funding will be $239,631 over 43 months.

Farr Curlin of SOM Grants has received an award from the Foundation for Excellence in Education under a prime award from the John Templeton Foundation for a project entitled “Arete Initiative Operational Support.” Total funding will be $205,000 over 12 months.

Farr Curlin of SOM Grants has received an award from the Foundation for Excellence in Education under a prime award from the John Templeton Foundation for a project entitled “Seminars on Faith and Science.” Total funding will be $35,000 over 16 months.

Brian Southwell of SSRI has received an award from the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation for a project entitled “Misinformation First Aid.” Total funding will be $25,000 over 12 months.

Brian Southwell of SSRI has received an award from the Craig Newmark Philanthropies for a project entitled “Misinformation First Aid.” Total funding will be $25,000 over 12 months.

Charlene Wong of the Margolis Center for Health Policy has received an award from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust for a project entitled “Characterizing Health Disparities in the Shift to North Carolina Medicaid Managed Care.” Total funding will be $439,524 over 12 months.