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List of Proposals Submitted in Quarter OCT-DEC 2016

Listed by College, Department and PI


Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
Architecture & Env Design
Business
Engineering
Liberal Arts
Science & Mathematics
Student Affairs
Other


Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Delbridge, Timothy
Pre-Proposal: Modeling the Economic Impact of Lygus Bugs on California Strawberry Producers
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-164
$58,999

Agricultural Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Flores, Robert A.
California Agricultural Education - Professional Development Project #2 (2016-17)
CA Dept of Education
16-455
$120,000
Freeman, Sherri
National Agricultural Ambassador Conference
USDA - Western SARE
17-147
$42,270

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bennett, Darin
Use of HVR CHICKEN BOOST JUICE as a supplement to improve egg shell quality and bone strength in Commercial Laying Hens housed in enriched cages
Hidden Villa Ranch
17-133
$27,683
Edwards, Mark S
Collaborative Research: Dental Dynamics and Primate Radiations
National Science Foundation via Duke University
17-195
$31,219

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Liu, Bo
Pre-proposal: An Autonomous Strawberry Runner Cutter System
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-186
$326,001
Livingston, Peter
Wetland Screening Tool Readiness Project (W-STRP)
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via University of Wisconsin - Extension
17-024
$35,261
Livingston, Peter
Pre-proposal: Ozonized Microbubble Sanitation of Food-Contact Surfaces
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Center for Produce Safety
17-203
$271,083
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-116
$150,000
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-138
$240,000

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Jung, Stephanie
Converting agricultural and food waste challenges into opportunities
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-069
$246,000

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Garner, Lauren
Pre-Proposal: Improving Sustainable Fertilizer Practices for Pomegranate by Leaf Nutrient Concentration Evaluation and Fertilizer Trials
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-192
$204,078
Tubeileh, Ashraf
PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL: Using agricultural processing residues to combat diseases in organic and conventional vegetable production systems
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-196
$233,602
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Combatting Vegetable Soil-Borne Diseases through Compost
Organic Farming Research Foundation
17-244
$14,996

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Chiu, Yiwen
IUSE:EHR: Quantifying Sustainability: Adapting the Science Writing Heuristic Approach to Improve Teaching and Learning Efficiency in Environmental and Agricultural Sciences
National Science Foundation
17-073
$297,389
Verma, Priya
Proposal Development for Facilitating Synergetic Watershed Research and Management
CSU Office of the Chancellor
17-152
$6,130

Architecture & Env Design

Architecture
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Clifford, Dale
SMART Tiles - Novel Application of Shape Memory Polymers for Adaptive Building Envelopes
American Institute of Architects
17-170
$16,392

Construction Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Simonian, Lonny G.
Faculty Internship Professional Development 2017
AGC Education and Research Foundation
17-117
$10,000

Business

Economics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Hamilton, Stephen
Pre-Proposal: Food Waste: A Market-Based Solution in the Sharing Economy
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Arizona State University
17-187
$231,948

Marketing
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Borin, Norm
Biomimicry to Solve Climate Change Problems
VentureWell
17-194
$22,793

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Doig, Graham
Wind turbine blade - vortex generator preliminary study
Nitto, Inc.
17-135
$29,086
Nugent, Ryan
Vibration Test Support for Vector Space Systems
Vector Space Systems
17-215
$2,462

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Senior Projects (Biomedical and General Engineering): Frame Expansion Test
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
16-415
$5,000
Katona, Thomas
SpotDrop
VentureWell
17-113
$5,000

Civil & Environmental Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
El Badawy, Amro
Stimulate Algal Biohydrogen Production by Inducing Intracellular Anaerobiosis using Coated Nanomaterials
National Science Foundation via University of Nebraska-Lincoln
17-136
$77,840
Hanson, James
Estimation and Comparison of Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Gas Collection System Efficiencies in California Landfills
CA Air Resources Board
17-091
$401,000
Hanson, James
Estimation and Comparison of Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Gas Collection System Efficiencies in California Landfills
CA Dept of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
17-092
$399,000
Hanson, James
Using Vegetated Compost Blankets to Achieve Highway Runoff Volume and Pollutant Reduction
Transportation Research Board via Pennsylvania State University
17-174
$85,000
Lundquist, Trygve
Arrested Methanogenesis Process to Convert Wet Organic Wastes to Liquid Fuels
U.S. Dept of Energy via MicroBio Engineering Inc.
17-109
$49,656
Moss, Robb
Next Generation Liquefaction (NGL)
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via University of California, Berkeley
17-214
$42,048
Nelson, Yarrow M.
Farming High Value Algae with Industrial Gas Emissions - BioRecyGas
European Commission via Alging SL
17-132
$310,643

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bellardo, John
Collaborative Research. RAPID: Exocube 2 - A Cubesat to Measure In-situ the Global Distribution of Light Species Densities in the Exosphere
National Science Foundation
17-185
$105,000
Bellardo, John
Northrup Grumman Ground Station Network
Northrop Grumman
17-201
$15,000
Bellardo, John
System Board 2, Revision 1
Northrop Grumman
17-221
$19,999
Bellardo, John
University of Florida System Boards
University of Florida
17-222
$11,294
Clements, John
SHF: Medium: Collaborative Research: Towards a Better Understanding of Random Testing
National Science Foundation
17-139
$99,205
DeBruhl, Bruce
Code, Teach, Design: A Summer Computing Experience for Pre-service Educators
Google Inc.
17-137
$292,125
Falessi, Davide
SHF: Small: Collaborative Research: Empirically Establishing Actionable Causal Relationships Between Code Smells and Software Maintenance Effort
National Science Foundation
17-124
$153,465
Peterson, Zachary
SaTC: CORE: Medium: CybHER Security, a program to inspire and increase female representation in Cybersecurity
National Science Foundation via Dakota State University
17-166
$111,715
Peterson, Zachary
SaTC: CORE: Small: CybHER Security, a program to inspire and increase female representation in Cybersecurity
National Science Foundation via Dakota State University
17-207
$82,532
Stanchev, Lubomir
RI: SMall: Semantic Search Using External Knowledge Kernels
National Science Foundation
17-149
$363,649

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Oliver, John
The Teaching and Learning of Cybersecurity at the California Cyber Training Complex (CCTC)
National Science Foundation
17-177
$499,918
Taufik, NFN
Microgrid System Protection
U.S. Dept of Energy via Electric Power Research Institute
17-199
$4,850

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Freed, Tali
PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL: S&CC-IRG Preliminary Proposal Track 1: Multidisciplinary Approach to Reusable Food Container Role in Environmental Impact Reduction and Public Health Improvement
National Science Foundation
17-175
$1,977,094
Pan, Jianbiao
CCA-SAFE: A Model-Assisted NDE Tool for Failure Analysis on Gold Contaminated Solder Joints
DOD - Missile Defense Agency (MDA) via Intelligent Automation, Inc.
17-272
$159,999
Schlemer, Lizabeth
Going to the Dark Side: The product becomes a business
VentureWell
17-172
$20,099

Materials Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Harding, Trevor
Task #10: Degradation rates of 347 Stainless Steel due to Carburization beneath a Coke Layer
Chevron Energy Technology Co.
17-161
$3,401
Harding, Trevor
Task #11 Studying the susceptibility of different insulating materials to corrosion under insulation (CUI) of carbon steel
Chevron Energy Technology Co.
17-162
$2,483
Harding, Trevor
Task #12 Sensitivity Comparison between Electrical Resistance Probes and Non-Intrusive Thickness Monitoring Sensors
Chevron Energy Technology Co.
17-163
$4,115
Lee, Jean
Confidential
Confidential
17-125
$8,207

Mechanical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Birdsong, Charles
Four student projects: AEBS Test Target, Pedestrian Test Target, Guided Target Frame, and Guided Target Controls
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
17-083
$25,438
Rossman, Eileen
Industry Supported Senior Projects (Mechanical Engineering): Grasp Data Aqcquisition System
Axon VR
17-063
$3,000
Westphal, Russell
Boundary Layer Data System (BLDS) for 2018 Boeing EcoDemonstrator
The Boeing Company
17-153
$107,596

Liberal Arts

Psychology & Child Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Garcia, Julie
Identity Threats in Higher Education: Implications for College Outcomes of Underrepresented Students of Color
Russell Sage Foundation via Santa Clara University
17-119
$21,328

Social Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Johnston, Liz
Care Giving: Best Practices of Skilled Caregivers
Charles Koch Foundation
17-061
$63,021

Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Martinez, Nathaniel
RUI: Miniaturized Paper as a New, Low-Cost, Shapable and Degradable Scaffold for Cell Culture and Tissue Engineering
National Science Foundation
17-143
$413,418
O'Leary, Jennifer
PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL: Saving Oceans for Humanity
MacArther Foundation
17-099
$100,000,000
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
Parrotfish grazing, demography, and fisheries: optimizing ecological and fishery benefits in the USVI
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - National Marine Fisheries Service
17-084
$523,159
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
The impacts of coastal development and urbanization on the Pismo clam (Tivela stultorum): understanding the factors limiting populations across its range in California
CA Coastal Commission via Central Coast Salmon Enhancement
17-165
$25,012
White, Crow
Marine Spatial Planning Offshore Aquaculture in the Gulf of Mexico
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via Florida State University
17-200
$15,000
Yeung, Marie
Task #24: Enumeration and recovery of viable but nonculturable probiotic strains
BiOWiSH Technologies Inc
17-227
$45,575

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Costanzo, Philip
Utilization of thiazolidine chemistry to create novel polymeric structures
American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund
17-121
$70,000
Costanzo, Philip
RUI: Investigation into dynamic-covalent linkages through the use of Diels-Alder chemistry and controlled radical polymerization techniques
National Science Foundation
17-146
$209,087
Fogle, Emily
RUI: Mechanistic study of short N-acetylglutamate synthetases and incorporation into a course-based undergrandate research experience
National Science Foundation
17-085
$137,298
Goodman, Anya
Collaborative Research: Using protein function prediction to promote hypothesis-driven thinking in undergraduate biochemistry education
National Science Foundation
17-089
$29,001
Sapper, Erik
Simulating Diffusion-Driven and Reaction-Driven Air Flow Through Packed Beds
Pall Corporation
17-261
$49,969
Sapper, Erik
Discovery of Inherently Antialgal Polymers and Coating Formulations
Asian Paints Limited
17-265
$59,623
Scott, Gregory
Investigation of the Impacts of Immediate Feedback in Laboratory Work
Spencer Foundation
17-141
$49,984
Watts, Katharine
RUI: A platform technology for elucidating design rules of the Epoxomicin synthase, enabling biosynthesis of complex anti-tumor molecules
National Science Foundation
17-095
$286,089

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bennert, Vardha
RUI: The Mass of the Monster -- Measuring the Mass of the Most Massive Black Holes and Determining Their Host Galaxy Properties
National Science Foundation
17-086
$396,831
Keim, Nathan
Study of rheology and microscopic dynamics of sheared active fluids
National Science Foundation via University of Minnesota
17-108
$127,049
Keim, Nathan
Self-Organization and Memory in Disordered Materials
National Science Foundation
17-118
$348,357
Klay, Jennifer
RUI: Construction, Testing, Installation, and Commissioning of the ALICE Fast Interaction Trigger T0+ detector
National Science Foundation
17-107
$278,868
Marlow, Colleen
RUI: Effect of local electronic changes on the conductive response of single-walled carbon nanotube network thin films
National Science Foundation
17-035
$339,073
Mastoridis, Themis
Next Generation RF Controls Algorithms
U.S. Dept of Energy
17-142
$857,718
Schwartz, Peter
Insulated Solar Electric Cookstove (ISEC)
VentureWell
17-234
$5,000
Vokos, Stamatis
Collaborative Research: Strengthening the Professional Education of Teachers of Physics: Assessing Content Knowledge for Teaching
National Science Foundation
17-205
$1,637,169
Walter, Ryan
Morro Bay Estuary Eelgrass Monitoring and Research
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via Morro Bay National Estuary Program
17-115
$27,440
Wissel, Stephanie
RUI: Advancing the Askaryan Radio Array (ARA) Toward the Multi-Messenger Frontier
National Science Foundation
17-120
$328,383
Wissel, Stephanie
Ultra-High energy Particle Astrophysics with ANITA-4
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Washington University in St. Louis
17-191
$25,124

Statistics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Roy, Soma
Understanding Social Science with Data (USS-DATA): Building Teachers’ Capacities to Promote Data Literacy across the High School Curriculum
National Science Foundation via Education Development Center
17-212
$531,809

Student Affairs

Campus Health & Wellbeing
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Roberts, Hannah
See Something, Say Something, Do Something
DHHS - Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
17-171
$304,404

Dean of Students
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Vinther, Kirsten
California's VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) Fellows and Leaders 2016-17
Corporation for National and Community Service via Napa County Office of Education
17-036
$152,154

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