Awards

 

March 2019

Arts and Sciences

Valerie Ashby of the Office of the Dean has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled “Global Perspectives Faculty Initiative.” Total funding will be $4,000,000 over 36 months.

Philip N. Benfey of Biology has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “A Molecular Genetic Analysis of Root Morphogenesis.” Total funding will be $1,526,736 over 60 months.

Amy H. Herring of Statistical Science has received an award from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill for a project entitled “Component A: BD-STEPS II Core at North Carolina Center for Birth Defects Research and Prevention (NC BDSTEPS II Core).” Total funding will be $189,571 over 53 months.

Edwin S. Iversen of Statistical Science has received an award from the Mayo Clinic for a project entitled “MAYO Clinic Breast Cancer SPORE-Project 1: Cancer risks for mutations in breast cancer predisposition genes.” Total funding will be $31,393 over 29 months.

Nancy K. MacLean of History has received an award from PolicyLink for a project entitled “Joint Personnel Agreement.” Total funding will be $133,694 over 6 months.

William F. Morris of Biology has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Collaborative LTREB Research: How will local adaptation and climatic extremes shape continental-scale changes in distribution and abundance under climate change?” Total funding will be $8,018 over 12 months.

John Reif of Computer Science has received an award from the Army Research Office for a project entitled “Sixteenth Conference on the Foundations of Nanoscience (FNANO 2019).” Total funding will be $15,000 over 9 months.

Juan Carlos Suarez Serrato of Economics has received an award from the Russell Sage Foundation for a project entitled “"How Does Capital Investment Affect Workers? Evidence from Bonus Depreciation and Matched Employer-Employee Data.” Total funding will be $145,050 over 24 months.

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In addition, Jennifer M. Groh of Psychology & Neuroscience and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong of Philosophy have received awards 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 February 2019.

 

Fuqua School of Business

The Fuqua School had no new awards to report for the month of February 2019. However, Dan Ariely and Gregory Daniel have received awards that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

Nicholas School of the Environment

Xavier Basurto Guillermo of the Marine Lab has received an award from the National Geographic Society for a project entitled “Mapping as a tool to envision gender equitable small scale fisheries policy change in Tanzania.” Total funding will be $9,900 over 24 months.

Richard T. Di Giulio of ESP Division has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMO 20).” Total funding will be $15,000 over 12 months.

Avner Vengosh of EOS Division has received an award from Earthjustice for a project entitled “Distribution of uranium and thorium in coal deposits and concentrations of NORMs in coal ash in India.” Total funding will be $15,000 over 6 months.

 

Pratt School of Engineering

Wilkins Aquino of MEMS has received an award from the Mayo Clinic for a project entitled “Measuring arterial material properties using wave-based approaches with ultrasound and computational models.” Total funding will be $619,893 over 47 months.

Michael Bergin of CEE has received an award from Underwriters Laboratories Inc. for a project entitled “The combined influence of outdoor and indoor pollutants on acute respiratory response of Children in China.” Total funding will be $320,000 over 10 months.

Michael Bergin of CEE has received an award from the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum for a project entitled “Revised - SATVAM: Streaming Analytics over Temporal Variables from Air quality Monitoring.” Total funding will be $61,931 over 20 months.

Kenneth R. Brown of ECE has received an award from Sandia National Laboratories for a project entitled “Quantum Scientific Computing Open User Testbed.” Total funding will be $650,000 over 54 months.

Yiran Chen of ECE has received an award from the Army Research Office for a project entitled “Acceleration for Adversarial Machine Learning (AML).” Total funding will be $270,000 over 36 months.

Sonia Grego of the Center for WaSH-AID has received an award from Biomass Controls LLC for a project entitled “Integrated Biogenic Processor and microCHP Utilising SatCom For A Smart, Circular Sanitation Economy.” Total funding will be $8,500 over 6 months.

Joseph A. Izatt of BME has received an award from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “Compressive aperture super-resolution in vivo microscopy.” Total funding will be $485,352 over 36 months.

Jungsang Kim of ECE has received an award from Quantum Benchmark for a project entitled “Quantum Utilities for Integrated Characterization.” Total funding will be $45,000 over 4 months.

David Mitzi of MEMS has received an award from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory for a project entitled “Center for Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Semiconductors for Energy (CHOISE).” Total funding will be $1,365,000 over 48 months.

Nirmala Ramanujam of BME has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “A Multi-Parametric low-cost pocket scope to Image and Quantify the Major Axes of Metabolism and the Associated Vasculature in Biological Tissue.” Total funding will be $2,261,866 over 45 months.

Junjie Yao of BME has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “High-Throughput Volumetric Photoacoustic Imaging of Living Vascularized Organoids.” Total funding will be $2,009,985 over 45 months.

 

Sanford School of Public Policy

The Sanford School had no new awards to report for the month of March 2019.

 

School Of Law

The School of Law had no new awards to report for the month of March 2019. However, Stephen E. Roady has received an award that may be found under the listings for "University Interdisciplinary Centers."

 

University Administration and Centers

Elizabeth Doyle of Duke Libraries has received an award from the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation for a project entitled “HBCU Conservation Internship.” Total funding will be $8,000 over 6 months.

Keith P. Hurka-Owen of the Office of Research Support has received an award from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for a project entitled “2019 NCSRA Annual Meeting.” Total funding will be $1,500 over 3 months.

William M. Lefevre of Duke Gardens has received an award from the Duke Endowment for a project entitled “Gardens Gateway - Expendable.” Total funding will be $4,000,000 over 42 months.

Eric Oberstein of Duke Performances has received an award from the National Endowment for the Arts for a project entitled “Black Atlantic Festival.” Total funding will be $10,000 over 10 months.

Sarah W. Schroth of the Nasher Museum of Art has received an award from the Association of Art Museum Directors for a project entitled “AAMD Diversity Internship Program.” Total funding will be $8,000 over 7 months.

 
University Interdisciplinary Centers

Dan Ariely of the Center for Advanced Hindsight has received an award from Zilveren Kruis for a project entitled “Zilveren Kruis sponsored research agreement.” Total funding will be $1,000,000 over 24 months.

Kyle J. Bradbury of the Duke University Energy Initiative has received an award from the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory for a project entitled “Estimating solar PV locations and capacity in San Diego, CA.” Total funding will be $14,971 over 6 months.

Gregory Daniel of the Margolis Center for Health Policy has received an award from Mitre Corporation for a project entitled “Sustainable Biodefense Industrial Base for the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.” Total funding will be $65,180 over 3 months.

Jennifer M. Groh of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences has received an award from the National Institutes of Health for a project entitled “Multisensory Processes in the Mechanics of Hearing.” Total funding will be $1,710,094 over 60 months.

Stephen E. Roady of Law Grants has received an award from the Pew Charitable Trusts for a project entitled “Seabed mining regulation.” Total funding will be $24,250 over 12 months.

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences has received an award from the Templeton World Charity Foundation for a project entitled “Summer Seminars in Neuroscience and Philosophy.” Total funding will be $425,944 over 36 months.