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Grants and Contracts Awarded Quarter JUL-SEP 2018

Listed by College, Department and PI


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


Academic Affairs

Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Schaefer, Natalie
Fortune School Active Learning Professional Development 2017
Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education
17-246
$26,824

Graduate Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lowham, Elizabeth
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (for E. Brandon Strong)
National Science Foundation
18-546
$46,000
Savage, Richard
NSF Graduate research fellowship (for Crystal Castillo)
National Science Foundation
17-111
$46,000

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Manjarin, Rodrigo
Effect of probiotic and high fructose supplementation in pediatric NAFLD and early weaning of pigs.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-040
$65,502
Wishnie, Jennifer
Enhancing antimicrobial regulatory compliance and herd health among backyard livestock in California
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-657
$10,000
Zheng, Haotian
Establishing lab scale (R&D) technical capability of manufacturing stirred style yogurt for mimicking commercial stirred yogurt
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-653
$5,000

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
18-596
$70,000
Howes, Daniel
Not Listed
Not Listed
14-344
$400,000
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
16-052
$1,198,459

Dean's Office, Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Holmes, Gerald
Next-Generation Disease Resistance Breeding and Management Solutions for Strawberry
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of California, Davis
17-287
$147,673
Holmes, Gerald
YEAR THREE: Investigating Treatments for the Management of Macrophomina on California's Central Coast
California Strawberry Commission
18-020
$62,685
Holmes, Gerald
YEAR THREE: Evaluating strawberry cultivars for resistance to Verticillium wilt
California Strawberry Commission
18-021
$64,896
Holmes, Gerald
YEAR TWO: Development of new fungicides for management of anthracnose and other diseases of strawberries
California Strawberry Commission
18-022
$21,713
Holmes, Gerald
Evaluation of strawberry genotypes for susceptibility to anthracnose
California Strawberry Commission
18-023
$29,529
Holmes, Gerald
Evaluating crop termination treatments for managing Verticillium wilt
California Strawberry Commission
18-024
$19,170

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
La Frano, Michael
A Metabolomics Basis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Endotypes
Dr. Brent W. Winston
17-377
$5,000
Lammert, Amy
Project Maria: Five Tests 120 Panelists
Driscoll's, Inc.
18-407
$4,692
Lammert, Amy
Consumer Test for Ten Fresh Vegetable Bowls
Growers Express, LLC
18-541
$16,200
Lammert, Amy
Task Order #6 - ckWS1804-6 CLT’s & Dressings
Curation Foods, Inc.
19-046
$22,014
Lathrop, Amanda
Food Safety for Packaged Produce during Shipment and Consumer Storage
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-658
$34,813
Pilolla, Kari
Strawberries and Health in Post-Menopausal Women: Is the way to the heart through the gut?
California Strawberry Commission
18-009
$82,000

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Brown, J Wyatt
Confidential
Confidential
18-642
$3,186
Garner, Lauren
Improving Sustainable Fertilization Practices for Pomegranate through Leaf Nutrient Concentration Evaluation and Fertilizer Trials.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-265
$62,119
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Application of biofertilizers to improve soil and plant health in organic and conventional crop production systems.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-115
$66,141

Irrigation Training and Research Center
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-018
$25,000

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Brown, Gregory
Student Assistants for CA Department of Forestry
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
18-621
$109,000
Brown, Gregory
McIntire-Stennis - Administrative Account for Forestry Research Program (2018-2019)
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-154
$51,774
Chiu, Yiwen
Dynamic Life-Cycle Analysis: New Model Development and Testing on Agricultural Impact Assessment
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-029
$53,433
Cobb, Richard
Maximizing carbon storage in following devastating wildfire: The Boggs Mountain management experiment
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
18-478
$53,369
Cobb, Richard
Evaluating the role of pathogen and wildfire interactions in driving calamitous wildfire in Big Sur and Sonoma
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-660
$15,551
Decock, Charlotte
Assessing the Needs for Soil Health Improvement in Lettuce Production in California
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-656
$5,000
Lazcano, Cristina
Effects of herbaceous cover management through grazing on soil C and greenhouse emissions in wine grape production
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-662
$31,370
Surfleet, Christopher
Evaluation of Hydrologic and Water Quality Changes at the Caspar Creek Experimental Watersheds
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
17-233
$28,876

Wine and Viticulture
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Dodson Peterson, Jean
Classification of Grapevine Rootstock First Growth of Green-growing Benchgrafts during Vineyard Establishment
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-651
$5,000

Business

Dean's Office, Orfalea College of Business
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Dawson, Scott
Cal Poly SBDC for Innovation (2018)
U.S. Small Business Administration via University of California, Merced
17-531
$133,000

Industrial Technology & Packaging
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Saha, Koushik
Development of Mango Packaging andPalletization Towards Improving Fruit Quality and Transportation
National Mango Board
18-544
$6,500

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Greig, Amelia
Cal Poly SLO Student Engineering Design Project with the Aerospace Engineering Department - Spring/Summer 2018
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
18-491
$3,000
Nugent, Ryan
Vibration and Shock Testing Support for the ELFIN Spacecraft
University of California, Los Angeles
18-332
$9,406

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): MEDITEC: Identification System for Heart Valve Manufacturing.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
18-301
$5
Cardinal, Kristen
Confidential
Confidential
18-448
$77,059
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): Device for Patient Assessment: Design Concept Development.
Stryker Corporation
18-583
$9,999
Katona, Thomas
Innovation and Entrepreneurship Capstone Bootcamp
VentureWell
15-462
$5,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): New Track/Gantry Interface.
FarmBot Project
18-625
$2,500

Civil & Environmental Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lundquist, Trygve
Development and Evaluation of Algal and Bacterial Processes for Biofuel Production and Wastewater Treatment of Dairies
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-667
$53,690
Moss, Robb
Confidential
Confidential
18-361
$20,000
Pande, Anurag
An Empirical Bayes Approach to Quantifying the Impact of Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) on VMT
DOT - Office of the Secretary of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington
18-534
$55,177
Voulgaris, Carole
Moving to Walkability? Stated and revealed behavior on the impacts of land use and travel demand management on mode choice
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via CSU Office of the Chancellor via San Jose State University Research Foundation
18-414
$73,453

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bellardo, John
Cal Poly CubeSat telemetry system for a.i. solutions
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via a.i. solutions
12-065
$9,543
Bellardo, John
NASA Academic Missions Support (NAMS)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Universities Space Research Association
18-251
$54,293
Bellardo, John
JPL MarCO Operations
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
18-336
$218,103
Bellardo, John
SWIS CubeSat
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
18-382
$40,587
Bellardo, John
Small Satellite Ground System Study (IRAD)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
18-516
$50,120

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Callenes-Sloan, Joseph
GE California State University Innovation Design Challenge
GE via California State University, Fullerton
18-511
$8,000

Mechanical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Klisch, Stephen M.
Motion Analysis of Low Back Loads in Strawberry Picking for Injury Prevention Methods
California Strawberry Commission
18-474
$14,881
Mackin, Thomas
Confidential
Confidential
15-347
$144,677
Mello, Joseph D.
DfM for Carbon Fiber Parts with Complex Geometry
Lam Research Corporation
17-497
$9,713
Peuker, Steffen
2018-19 ASHRAE Undergraduate Program Equipment Grant - Atmospheric Water Harvesting
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers
19-060
$3,660
Schuster, Peter
Wear Test Machine
Marvin Engineering
18-108
$6,048
Self, Brian
Collaborative Research: Understanding Context: Propagation and Effectiveness of the Concept Warehouse in Mechanical Engineering at Five Diverse Institutions and Beyond
National Science Foundation
18-202
$257,593

Liberal Arts

Cal Poly Arts
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lerian, Steve
Martha Redbone
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
18-437
$2,500
Lerian, Steve
Ranky Tanky
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
18-438
$2,500
Lerian, Steve
Martha Redbone - The Bone Hill Project
New England Foundation for the Arts
18-586
$1,000

Social Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lappe, Martine
Behavioral Epigenetics in Children: Exploring the Social and Ethical Implications of Translation
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-470
$248,376

Women's & Gender Studies
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lehr, Jane
Collaborative Research -- ENGAGE: Engineering Neighbors -- Gaining Access, Growing Engineers
National Science Foundation
18-339
$2,552,890

Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Francis, Clinton
Developing decision-support tools that assess and map the effects of anthropogenic sensory stimuli on wildlife habitat
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Boise State University
16-460
$55,591
Francis, Clinton
The costs of a bright & noisy world: experimentally disentangling effects of multimodal sensory pollution on avian fitness
DOI - National Park Service (NPS)
17-463
$83,927
Liwanag, Heather
RUI: Growing Up on Ice: Physiological Adaptations and Developmental Plasticity in Weddell Seal Pups Across Two Extreme Physical Environments
National Science Foundation
15-421
$316,674
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
$260,000
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
Scenarios for Offshore Renewable Energy along the Central California Coast
DOI - Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
16-161
$100,000
Taylor, Emily
AHC-CPSU Bridges to the Baccalaureate Partnership
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Allan Hancock College
14-074
$26,536
Villablanca, Francis
Overwintering Microclimate Selection by Western Monarch Butterflies
DOI - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
18-521
$48,667

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bush, Seth
Central Coast Science Project 2018-2019
University of California Office of the President
18-380
$21,000
Martinez, Andres
RUI: Evaporation-driven Capillary Flow in Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices
National Science Foundation
16-143
$53,350
Sapper, Erik
Functional Polymers by Protein Grafting
Lubrizol
18-168
$25,000

Dean's Office, College of Science & Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Wendt, Dean
A Reconstructed Boat Landing for California Polytechnic State University's Center for Coastal Marine Sciences Pier Facility
National Science Foundation
15-218
$287,482
Wendt, Dean
Onboard observer program of the Central Coast recreational CPFV fleet to improve rockfish stock assessments
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via National Marine Fisheries Service
16-468
$55,509
Wendt, Dean
Understanding How Climate Change Impacts Catch Rates and Composition of Nearshore Groundfish
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - National Marine Fisheries Service
18-256
$299,140

Kinesiology and Public Health
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Phelan, Suzanne
Meal time interactions and risk of obesity in toddlers
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Temple University
16-042
$148,965
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
$68,303
Ventura, Alison
A Pilot-Feasibility Study of a Home-based Intervention to Reduce Obesity Risk for Bottle-fed Infants
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
17-456
$173,125
Ventura, Alison
Developmental trajectories of dyadic feeding interactions during infancy and their association with rapid weight gain
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
17-458
$299,885
Ventura, Alison
Understanding predictors of overfeeding during infant feeding
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-119
$69,250

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Granger, Brian
Project Jupyter
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
18-480
$1,684,036
Hoellwarth, Chance
Western Regional Noyce Initiative
National Science Foundation via San Francisco State University
17-289
$74,299
Keller, John
Collaborative Research: RECON, Probing the Outer Solar System with Occultations
National Science Foundation
14-111
$-97,888
Klay, Jennifer
RUI: Construction, Testing, Installation, and Commissioning of the ALICE Fast Interaction Trigger T0+ detector
National Science Foundation
17-107
$69,999
Mastoridis, Themis
Optimal Design of Radio Frequency Algorithms and Models for Next Generation Accelerators
U.S. Dept of Energy
18-059
$750,000
Mewes, Matthew
RUI: Investigations of Lorentz Violation
National Science Foundation
18-160
$40,000

School of Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Guise, Megan
Cal Poly Teacher Quality Reform: Pathways & Partnerships to Ensure Student Success
U.S. Dept of Education
18-566
$1,528,884

Statistics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Chance, Beth L.
Developing a meaning-focused curriculum in simulation-based inference for a second course in introductory statistics
National Science Foundation via Dordt College
16-151
$3,719
Hughes, Gary
Remote Laser Evaporative Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy Sensor System
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
17-266
$249,997

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