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Grants and Contracts Awarded Quarter JAN-MAR 2019

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


Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Tietje, Brian
STESSA: Improving STEM Teacher Education in High Schools in Egypt
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) via The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education (21PSTEM)
17-513
$116,921

Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Schaefer, Natalie
Cabrillo High School/Cal Poly Mathematics Project
Lompoc Unified School District
19-256
$5,271

Office of Research & Economic Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Genet, Russell
Citizen Science and Students: Engaging Populations to Accomplish Fundamental Astronomical Research
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Planetary Science Institute
18-313
$14,184

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Hurley, Sean
Market Analysis of Vertical Farming
One Point One, Inc.
19-252
$20,519
McCullough, Michael
2018 Self-Propelled Agricultural Equipment Inventory
CA Air Resources Board
19-087
$30,000

Agricultural Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Cannon, Karen
OFRF online course video shooting and editing
Organic Farming Research Foundation
19-349
$940

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Kang, Ike
I-Corps Site Mirco-Grant Award
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-071
$1,500

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Haberland, Matt
An Efficient, High-Level Implementation of Linear Programming
NumFOCUS
19-111
$2,000
Livingston, Peter
Solar Tracker
Sun and Steel Solar, LLC
18-319
$17,627
Livingston, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (BRAE): Aeroponic Leafy Green Growth Experiment
One Point One, Inc.
19-257
$10,000
Livingston, Peter
BRAE Specialty Equipment Fabrication, Technical Assistance, and Training
California Strawberry Commission
19-296
$50,243

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
11-094
$-45,331
Howes, Daniel
Not Listed
Not Listed
14-344
$145,000

Dean's Office, Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Holmes, Gerald
Resistance of Strawberry Powdery Mildew to fungicides in California
California Strawberry Commission
18-600
$42,580
Holmes, Gerald
YEAR FOUR: Investigating Treatments for the Management of Macrophomina on California's Central Coast
California Strawberry Commission
19-005
$60,215
Holmes, Gerald
YEAR FOUR: Evaluating strawberry cultivars for resistance to Verticillium wilt
California Strawberry Commission
19-006
$59,608
Shearer, Peter W.
Chemical management of lygus bug and spider mites in strawberry
California Strawberry Commission
19-002
$37,201
Shearer, Peter W.
Assessing quality of predatory mites for augmentative biological control
California Strawberry Commission
19-004
$16,946

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Amin, Samir
Carrot Pomace as a source of Carotenoids and Nondigestible Oligosaccharides
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-670
$22,075
Lammert, Amy
Project Maria: Five Tests 120 Panelists
Driscoll's, Inc.
18-407
$29,405
Lammert, Amy
Consumer Test for Ten Fresh Vegetable Bowls
Growers Express, LLC
18-541
$24,300
Lammert, Amy
FSN 408: Chosen Foods Innovation Project - Fall 2018
Chosen Foods, LLC
19-047
$10,000
Nazmi, Aydin
CalFresh Outreach Plan - FFY2019-2021
USDA - Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) via CA Dept of Social Services via Chico State University
18-472
$505,171
Pilolla, Kari
YEAR TWO: Strawberries and Health in Post-Menopausal Women: Is the way to the heart through the gut?
California Strawberry Commission
18-599
$58,314
Reaves, Scott
Metabolic/Proteomic Profiling in Type 2 Diabetes and Effects of Dietary Nutrients and Exercise.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-457
$43,689

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Ivors, Kelly
Optimization and implementation of biologically active soil amendments as an alternative to soil fumigation for soil-borne disease control in California strawberry production systems
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via USDA-ARS Tree Fruit Research Lab
15-023
$-15,107

Irrigation Training and Research Center
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-295
$28,524

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Cobb, Richard
Restoring stand structure on Mt Tamalpais: Evaluation of stand treatments in Sudden Oak Death impacted forests
USDA - Forest Service
18-430
$20,000

Architecture & Env Design

City & Regional Planning
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Boswell, Michael
Harmonizing Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Transportation and Land-Use Planning in California Cities
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via CSU Office of the Chancellor via San Jose State University Research Foundation
19-030
$6,641
Dandekar, Hemalata
VISIONING REDEVELOPMENT OF THE ESTRELLA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY (Paso Robles “Boys School”) SITE
City of Paso Robles
19-427
$10,000
Del Rio Nascimento, Vicente
Rethinking Downtown Glendora, CA: Linking the Village to Route 66
City of Glendora
19-094
$15,822
Nuworsoo, Cornelius
City of Guadalupe Draft 2019-2027 Housing Element
City of Guadalupe
19-300
$10,500
Nuworsoo, Cornelius
Assessment of Cambria’s Emergency Evacuation Plan
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) via San Luis Obispo County Fire Safe Council, Inc.
19-404
$8,500

Business

Accounting
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Sperow, Elisabeth (Lisa)
Cal Poly Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (2019)
TRE - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
18-563
$25,000

Dean's Office, Orfalea College of Business
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Dawson, Scott
2018/19 GO-Biz Capital Infusion Program (CIP)
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) via University of California, Merced
19-019
$75,000
Dawson, Scott
2018/19 GO-Biz Technical Expansion Assistance Program (TAEP)
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) via University of California, Merced
19-049
$110,000

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Greig, Amelia
Cal Poly SLO Student Engineering Design Project with the Aerospace Engineering Department - Winter/Spring 2019
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
19-230
$4,000
Iscold, Paulo
Joby Aviation Nacelle Test
Joby Aviation, Inc.
18-554
$9,958
Nugent, Ryan
Cal Poly CubeSat Mission Integration Services for Department of Defense STP-2 Mission Support Cost Proposal
U.S. Dept of Defense via Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC
16-494
$53,585
Nugent, Ryan
Vibration Test Support for Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc.
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC
18-282
$4,902
Nugent, Ryan
RFTSat FCC Licensing Support
Northwest Nazarene University
18-630
$3,700
Nugent, Ryan
Confidential
Confidential
19-235
$22,981
Nugent, Ryan
NLAS Vibration Testing
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC
19-284
$4,094

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Characterization of Stresses/Strains of Endovascular Devices.
Stryker Corporation
19-279
$6,000
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Characterization and Test Methods for Catheter Design.
Stryker Corporation
19-280
$6,000
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Development of Rotation System.
Stryker Corporation
19-282
$6,000
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Prototype Development for Model Characterization.
Stryker Corporation
19-283
$6,000
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Standardization of Leaflet Technique
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-332
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Deflector Improvements.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-333
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project: Mount for AWP
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-334
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project: Model Interaction of Valves.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-335
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project: Component Outsourcing.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-336
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project: Leaflet Analog.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-337
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Leaflet Gripping.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-342
$5,454
Crockett, Robert
Industry supported student project: (BMED): Surrogate Tissue: Design and Development.
Abbott Laboratories
19-265
$9,999
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Surrogate Tissue: Testing & Documentation.
Abbott Laboratories
19-266
$9,999
Heylman, Christopher
Industry Supported Student Project: Flash-Mold Machine for Manufacturing Drug Implants.
Gesea Biosciences Inc.
19-108
$2,000
Heylman, Christopher
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Sleep Device for Patients Required to Sleep Upright Post Surgery/Medical Procedure.
Bonna Vita Ventures, LLC
19-127
$2,000
Heylman, Christopher
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Upgrade an existing virtual stethoscope to include otoscope head into bell of stethoscope.
HouseCallsMobile
19-129
$750
Katona, Thomas
Maternal Innovations Development
VentureWell
19-084
$5,000
Katona, Thomas
De Oro Devices
VentureWell
19-103
$5,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry supported student projects (BMED): Temperature Measurement Wafer.
Applied Materials
19-188
$5,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry supported student project: Hand-Dynamometer.
BioPac Systems Inc.
19-189
$5,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED and General Engineering): Digital Dermascope for Aid in Detection of Skin Cancers.
James Pickering
19-192
$250
Laiho, Lily
Industry supported student project (BMED): Wearable ECMO System.
Abbott Laboratories
19-273
$7,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Student Project: (BMED) User Experience Modeling & Simulation for LVAS.
Abbott Laboratories
19-274
$7,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Student Project: Tissue Analogs for Thermal Testing
Abbott Laboratories
19-275
$2,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Student Project: (BMED): Ventricular Endoscopy Model.
Dignity Health
19-276
$4,500
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Student Project: Mechanical Heart Model for Acute and Chronic Fixation Assessment of a Cardiac Pacemaker Lead.
Pacesetter, Inc.
19-377
$5,000

Civil & Environmental Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lundquist, Trygve
Hypowers: Hydrothermal Processing of Wastewater Solids
DOE - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy via Water Environment and Reuse Foundation via MicroBio Engineering Inc.
17-014
$64,962
Nelson, Yarrow M.
End-of-life Assessment of Sinclair Label Materials
Sinclair Systems International LLC
19-207
$12,354
Pande, Anurag
Evaluation of Different Coordinated Ramp Metering (CRM) Systems
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
18-614
$54,198

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bellardo, John
Cal Poly LightSail
Planetary Society
14-151
$32,039
DeBruhl, Bruce
Security Analysis on V2X-Enabled AV Fleets
Ford Motor Company
18-637
$49,000
Ventura, Jonathan
Imaging Live Cells with Super-Resolution Microscopy
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
18-641
$62,793

Dean's Office, College of Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Minnich, Martin
Cyber Protection Teams / Critical Infrastructure Projects
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
19-177
$150,000
Minnich, Martin
Certified Information Systems Security Officer
CA Community Colleges Chancellor's Office via Santa Clarita Community College District
19-425
$16,290

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Murray, Richard
Industry Supported Student Project: Structural Engineering Software.
CalcBook
19-269
$1,000
Murray, Richard
Industry Supported Student Project: Smart Charger for Electric Vehicles.
NEOCHARGE
19-270
$500
Murray, Richard
Industry Supported Student Project (EE): IoT Communication
Pluribus Networks
19-271
$5,000
Murray, Richard
Industry Supported Student Project (EE): Smart Room Measurement Device P.L.A.N.R.
TEECOM
19-272
$5,000
Slivovsky, Lynne
Industry Supported Student Project: Anomoly Detection.
Citrix
19-301
$5,000
Slivovsky, Lynne
Industry Supported Senior Project (EE): Wireless Audio Coordination
Comcast
19-407
$5,000

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project (IME): Cross-Organizational Capacity Management System.
Lockheed Martin
19-258
$3,000

Materials Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Harding, Trevor
Industry Supported Student Project (MATE): Optimizing Epoxy Cure for Filters
Meissner Filtration Products, Inc.
19-247
$5,000
Harding, Trevor
MAXIMIZING ELECTROSPUN CERAMIC NANOFIBER TUBE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH THROUGH EFFICIENT SINTERING
DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
19-250
$5,000

Mechanical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Birdsong, Charles
Task Order 004: Mechatronics System for Small Scale Tractor-Trailer Vehicle
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
19-083
$15,235
Fabijanic, John
Industry Supported Student Project (Mechanical Engineering): Air Chair Lifting Device.
Amanda Donovan
18-533
$2,500
Harding, Sarah
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Carbon Fiber Wheel Shell Design
Seriforge
19-141
$2,500
Harding, Sarah
Industry Supported Student Project: Gravity-Fed Raised Bed Irrigation System.
Tina Creel
19-142
$2,500
Harding, Sarah
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Material Foam Capacity Display Units
ERG Materials Aerospace
19-145
$5,000
Mahadev, Sthanu
Industry Supported Student Project (Mechanical Engineering): "Vibration Isolation System."
Space Systems/Loral, LLC
19-152
$5,000
Rossman, Eileen
Industry supported student project (ME): Fuel System Flow Analysis.
Solar Turbines Inc.
19-143
$5,000
Rossman, Eileen
Industry supported student project (ME): Water Pressure Reducing Valve Design Improvement.
Zurn Industries, LLC
19-144
$5,000
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Satelllite Thruster Gimbal.
Astranis
19-135
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): "PICC Line End Catheter Cap."
Ahmad Nooristani
19-136
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (Mechanical Engineering): "ARES Cleaning System."
FracSun LLC
19-151
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Nano-Drone for Long Duration Surveillance.
Innovative Configuration
19-165
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project: Turntable Rotisserie for Kettle-Style Grills.
Bull Outdoor Products Inc.
19-354
$5,000
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Scalable Stationary Pedal Power.
Innovative Configuration
19-356
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Micro Wind Farm Power Generation
Innovative Configuration
19-359
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Bicycle Drivetrain Power Transmission Measurement
Level Engineering
19-360
$2,500
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project: Ball Machine.
Boz Robotics
19-363
$2,500

Liberal Arts

Cal Poly Arts
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lerian, Steve
Cal Poly Arts Broadway Series (2018-2019)
City of San Luis Obispo
18-436
$6,000

Philosophy
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lin, Patrick
Stanford-CARS Project on Autonomous Driving & Ethics
Daimler and Benz Foundation via Stanford University
16-493
$32,362
Lin, Patrick
Robotics and AI: Risk, Decision-Making and Ethics
Sony Corporation of America
19-412
$99,328

Psychology & Child Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bettergarcia, Jay
LGBTQ Mental Health Needs Assessment
CA Department of Public Health via County of San Luis Obispo
18-133
$81,289

Social Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Harsh, Matthew
Supporting STEM research cultures in Africa: Building institutional capacity for computing research in Kenya
International Development Research Centre
18-548
$242,354

Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Himelblau, Edward
Fostering Integrated Responsive Science Teaching by Developing Science Teachers Who Can Cross Disciplinary Boundaries and Create Engaging, Inclusive Classrooms
National Science Foundation
19-020
$672,562
Kitts, Christopher L.
Student travel to American Society for Microbiology, Microbe
CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB)
18-166
$1,500

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bockmon, Emily
Isotope probing of microbe-microbe interactions to determine fate of carbon and impacts on climate change
DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
19-180
$27,833
Bush, Seth
Central Coast Science Project 2018-2019
U.S. Dept of Education via University of California Office of the President
18-335
$35,500

Kinesiology and Public Health
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Hagobian, Todd
Randomized Trial Examining Oral Consumption of Bisphenol A on Type 2 Diabetes Risk Markers
American Diabetes Association
18-421
$200,000
Phelan, Suzanne
Prevention of gestational diabetes through lifestyle modification before pregnancy
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
15-341
$545,657
Tseng, Marilyn
Immigrant enclaves: Conferring health advantages or creating health disparities in Chinese immigrants?
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Fox Chase Cancer Center
17-477
$67,196

Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lin, Joyce
Role of the Extracellular Space as a Modulator of the Cardiac Gap Junction - Conduction Velocity Relationship
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
16-346
$9,881
Riley, Kate
Mathematics diagnostic testing project (MDTP) 2016-2018
University of California Office of the President
16-238
$38,153

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Granger, Brian
Jupyter Sustainability: White Papers and Enterprise Deployments
Helmsley Charitable Trust
19-072
$999,989
Hoellwarth, Chance
CSUMB/CalPoly-California Central Coast TQP (El Camino Alliance)
U.S. Dept of Education via California State University, Monterey Bay
15-013
$420,454
Walter, Ryan
Understanding the past and predicting the future in a California estuary: The role of sediment dynamics on eelgrass resilience in Morro Bay
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via California Sea Grant
17-518
$62,500

Statistics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Sun, Dennis
Retail environment for tobacco and marijuana in California: Impact on college student use
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Stanford University
17-413
$27,570

Student Affairs

Student Life & Leadership
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Rivoire, Megan
Cal Poly's VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) - Community Partners 2018-19
Various Non-Profit Organizations
18-562
$24,185

Total Awards for Quarter JAN-MAR 2019: 122 Projects, $5,947,338

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