External Research Support '10-'11

External Research Support '10-'11

Thomas Algeo, Geology
Received a $74,990 National Science Foundation grant for "Collaborative Research: Integrated Paleoceanographic Analysis of the Late Paleozoic Midcontinent Sea."

Bruce Ault, Chemistry
Received a $405,000 National Science Foundation grant for "Fundamental Studies of the Reaction of Organometallic Precursors with Ozone."

Richard Beck, Geography
Received a $25,216 Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati grant for "Green Learning Station Sensor Network."

Danielle Bessett, Sociology
Received a $15,000 Ibis Reproductive Health grant for "Pregnancy after Problems."

Carlos Bolech, Physics
Received a $292,738 Department of the Army grant for "Optical Lattice Simulations of Correlated Fermions."

Kathy Burlew, Psychology
Received a $$8,968,954 National Institute on Drug Abuse grant for "Competing Renewal of Clinical Trials Network, Ohio Valley Node."

Elke Buschbeck, Biological Sciences
Received a $399,998 National Science Foundation grant for "The Functional Organization of an Eye with Bifocal Lens."

Joseph Caruso, Chemistry
Received a $431,750 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases grant for "Zinc and Histoplasma ."

Guy Cameron, Biological Sciences, and Carl Minda, Mathematical Sciences
Received an $828,000 Ohio Board of Regents grant for "Choose Ohio First Graduate Scholarship-09-07."

Guy Cameron, Biological Sciences, and Carl Minda, Mathematical Sciences
Received an $828,000 Ohio Board of Regents grant for "Choose Ohio First Graduate Scholarship-09-07."

Philippe Debray, Physics
Received a $344,867 National Science Foundation grant for "All-Electric Semiconductor Spin Valve."

Sheila Fleming, Psychology
Received a $196,250 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke grant for "The Interaction Between ATP13A2 and Alpha-Synuclein in Mice."

Adi Gordon, Judaic Studies
Received a $2,000 Ohio Board of Regents grant for "The Eichmann Trial: 50 Years Later (UC Lichter lectures 2011-12)."

William Haneberg, Geology
Received a $64,697 Federal Highway Administration grant for "Probabilistic use of Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) Data to Detect and Characterize Landslides."

William Heineman, Chemistry
Received a $297,473 Ohio Department of Development grant for "Nutrient Sensor Based on Direct Electron Transfer to Catalyst Free Ultra Small Carbon Nanotubes."

William Heineman, Chemistry
Received a $424,910 National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences grant for "Multi-Metal Chip for Point-of-Care Monitoring in Children."

Paul Horn, Mathematical Sciences
Part of a team that was awarded a $8,968,954 National Institute on Drug Abuse grant for "Competing Renewal of Clinical Trials Network, Ohio Valley Node."

Steven Howe, Psychology
Received a $494,887 Department of Veterans Affairs grant for "Consulting Services for Assessing and Documenting VA Training Effectiveness" and a $59,662 Ohio Department of Mental Health grant for "Predicting Successful Outcomes in Permanent Supportive Housing."

Suri Iyer, Chemistry
Received a $2,956,675 Ohio Department of Development grant for "The Ohio Center for Microfluidic Innovation."

Randy Johnson, Physics
Received a $15,000 Department of Energy grant for "Research in Particle Physics."

Patrick Limbach, Chemistry
Received a $282,581 National Institute of General Medical Sciences grant for "Mass Spectrometry of Ribosomal RNA: Protein Interactions."

Patrick Limbach, Chemistry
Received a $1,200,000 National Science Foundation grant for "Renovation of Chemistry Facilities at the University of Cincinnati."

Hongxing Liu, Geography
Received a $5,900 Air Force Research Laboratory grant for "Construction of the Prototype Virtual Ohio Geospatial Database for Visualization and Decision Support" and a $100,004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant for "Derivation of Time Series Velocity Measurements from Multi-Sensor Sequential Satellite Images for Investigating Mass Balances of the Antarctic Glaciers and their Impacts on Sea Level."

Lin Liu, Geography
Received a $17,000 University Corporation at Monterey Bay grant for "Health Risks of Transportation-Related Emissions: A GIS Assessment."

Thomas Lowell, Geology
Received a $207,614 National Science Foundation grant for "Collaborative Research: Testing Mechanisms for Holocene Climate Change in the Southern Tropical and Mid-Latitude Andes."

David Mast, Physics
Received a $35,000 Department of the Army Research Laboratory grant for "Fabrication of Dipole Antenna Prototypes Using Carbon Nanotube Threads."

Alison Mcleish, Psychology
Received a $39,884 American Lung Association grant for "Asthma and Smoking Cessation- ALA."

Krista Lisdahl Medina, Psychology
Received a $1,871,228 National Institute on Drug Abuse grant for "Effects of Physical Activity and Marijuana use on Frontolimbic Connectivity During Adolescence: An fMRI Study."

Arnold Miller, Geology
Received a $557,306 National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant for "Epicontinental Seas Versus Shallow Ocean-Facing Settings: Mass Extinction and Diversification in Two Different Worlds?"

Joanna Mitro, Undergraduate Affairs
Received a $2,394,000 Ohio Board of Regents grant for "Enhancing the Success of Future Health Professionals through Synergistic Cross-Collegiate Programming."

Lewis Owen, Geology
Received a $33,046 Department of the Interior grant for "Determining the Deformation and Earthquake Hazard for a Newly Discovered Holocene Fault in the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone, Western Kentucky."

Magda Peligrad, Mathematical Sciences
Received a $73,087 National Security Agency grant for "Sharp Inequalities and Limit Theorems for Stochastic Processes."

Michael Riley, Psychology
Received a $12,001 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke grant for "Progress in Motor Control Conference 2011."

Nageswari Shanmugalingam, Mathematical Sciences
Received a $35,000 Simons Foundation grant for "Geometry and Potential Theory in Metric Measure Spaces."

Paula Shear, Psychology
Received a $2,122 Ohio Department of Mental Health grant for "Facial Affect Processing Abilities in Adolescents at Risk for Bipolar Disorder."

Leigh Smith, Howard Everett Jackson and Jan Yarrison-Rice, Physics
Received a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant for "A Novel Photovoltaic Device Using Type II Tunable Core-Shell Nanowires."

Tara Lynn Smith, Mathematical Sciences
Received a $120,941 National Science Foundation grant for "Intergovernmental Personnel Act Agreement—Program Director for the Algebra and Number Theory Program."

Michael Sokoloff, Brian Meadows and Frank Pinski, Physics
Received a $437,444 National Science Foundation grant for "Enabling Physics Research at the Information Frontier Using GPU's."

Michael Sokoloff and Brian Meadows, Physics
Received a $110,000 National Science Foundation grant for "Physics at Flavor Factories."

Tomasz Stepinski, Geography
Received a $268,523 National Science Foundation grant for "III-CXT-Small: Collaborative Research: Automatic Geomorphic Mapping and Analysis of Land Surfaces Using Pattern Recognition" and a $192,474 National Aeronautics and Space Administration grant for "Automatic Detection of Sub-Kilometer Craters in High Resolution Planetary Images."

George Uetz, Biological Sciences
Received a $$44,997 National Science Foundation grant for "Collaborative Research: Sensory Ecology of an Animal Communication Network."

Ilya Vilinsky, Biological Sciences, and Nancy Rogers, Psychology
Received a $199,968 National Science Foundation grant for "Molecular Genetics in Neurophysiology Laboratories."

Bingyu Zhang, Mathematical Sciences
Received a $35,000 Simons Foundation grant for "Analysis and Control of Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Equations."

Peng Zhang, Chemistry
Received a $486,205 Department of the Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity grant for "Silver Nanoparticle-Enhanced Photosensitizers for Antibacterial Applications" and a $299,794 National Science Foundation grant for "Infrared Excitable Nanoparticle-Based Photosensitizers for Targeted Photodynamic Therapy."