Grants Development Office

Division of Research, Economic Development, & Graduate Education

Post-Award Administration

Grants and Contracts Awarded Quarter JUL-SEP 2019

Listed by College, Department and PI


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


Academic Affairs

Graduate Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lowham, Elizabeth
NSF Graduate research fellowship (for Heather Neldner)
National Science Foundation
17-453
$46,000
Lowham, Elizabeth
National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (for E. Brandon Strong)
National Science Foundation
18-546
$46,000

Administration & Finance

Facility Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Macdonald, Wendy
Facilities Charging Station
SLO County Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
19-475
$18,440

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Volpe, Richard
The Economic Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Food-at-Home Supply Chain
USDA - Economic Research Service
19-441
$29,361

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
$31,149
Zheng, Haotian
Creating Cleaner Label Process Cheese Foods by Replacing Emulsifying Salts with Dairy Proteins
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via Dairy Management, Inc. via National Dairy Council via University of Idaho
19-107
$2,200

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Livingston, Peter
Solar Tracker
Sun and Steel Solar, LLC
18-319
$34,800

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Howes, Daniel
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-613
$660,425
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
16-052
$1,237,122

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
$153,166
Holmes, Gerald
Investigating plant-soil microbial interactions and host resistance in commercial strawberry cultivars for low input soilborne disease control.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-030
$19,987

Experience Industry Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Greenwood, Brian
Junior Giants Program Evaluation: Assessment of Program Outcomes - Phase IX
Giants Community Fund
19-564
$8,520

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
$15,198
La Frano, Michael
Effectiveness of Pre-pregnancy Lifestyle Intervention for Preventing Recurrent Gestational Diabetes via improvements in Metabolic Markers of Health.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-669
$53,726
Lammert, Amy
CSU Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Summer Sprint
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-515
$1,000
Lammert, Amy
Strawberry & Raspberry Yogurt
Lyrical Foods, Inc. dba Kite Hill Foods
19-663
$7,343
Lammert, Amy
September 2019 - Regular and Sugar Free Beverages (7Q7u1901)
Uptime Energy, Inc.
20-066
$7,907
Lathrop, Amanda
Food Safety for Packaged Produce during Shipment and Consumer Storage
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-658
$43,700
Pilolla, Kari
Strawberries and Health: Is the Way to the Heart Through the Stomach?
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-498
$5,000

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
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
$20,121

Irrigation Training and Research Center
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-644
$120,403
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-666
$25,000

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Chiu, Yiwen
Dynamic Life-Cycle Analysis: New Model Development and Testing on Agricultural Impact Assessment
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-029
$29,739
Cobb, Richard
McIntire-Stennis - Confronting devastating wildfire in coastal California through assessment of disease-fire interactions
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-050
$15,000
Decock, Charlotte
Cultivar and Nutrient Management Effects on Disease Resistance and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Strawberries
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-654
$67,104
Decock, Charlotte
Effects of herbaceous cover management through grazing on soil C and greenhouse emissions in wine grape production
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-662
$16,188
Decock, Charlotte
The effect of mycorrhizae and cover crops on greenhouse gas emissions and soil health in citrus production
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-315
$249,162
Dicus, Christopher A.
McIntire-Stennis - Efficacy of Wildland-Urban Interface Mitigation Strategies in Advancing Community Disaster Resilience
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-139
$15,000
Malama, Bwalya
Santa Rosa Creek Flow Enhancement Pilot Project
CA Wildlife Conservation Board via Central Coast Salmon Enhancement
20-017
$16,000
Reimer, Jeff
UFEI Extension
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-382
$694,871

Business

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Mahan, Judy
Collaboration agreement to support an entrepreneurial ecosystem in the City of San Luis Obispo (2019/20 - 2020/21)
City of San Luis Obispo
19-592
$60,000

Economics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Hamilton, Stephen
Big Data and Food Loss Mitigation in the Supply Chain
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of Arizona
19-016
$112,157

Finance
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Ramezani, Cyrus
Intermodal Chassis Availability for Containerized Agricultural Exports at California Ports
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
19-584
$79,950

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
$-862

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project: Mitral Stabilizer.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-338
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Automated Perfusion Chamber.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-339
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Automated valve loading.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-341
$5,454
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): A Novel Intravaginal Embryo Culture Device.
Reprohealth Technologies, Inc
19-364
$2,000
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project: PHIL Liquid Embolic Portable Model.
Microvention Therapies Inc.
19-365
$4,000
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project: Modern Functional Reach Kit Test.
Mlungwana, Dumisani
19-366
$2,000
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Innovative Tympanic Membrane Middle Ear Vent Tube.
Roger Haring. M.D.
19-368
$2,000

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
$56,075
Nelson, Yarrow M.
End-of-life Assessment of Sinclair Label Materials
Sinclair Systems International LLC
19-207
$1,564
Pande, Anurag
Safety of Advisory Bike Lanes in Rural Settings
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
19-286
$54,748
Rahim, Ashraf M.
California Pavement Preservation Center
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via California State University, Chico
19-122
$200,000
Rahim, Ashraf M.
City and County Pavement Improvement Center (CCPIC)
California Transportation Commission via San Jose State Univ Foundation via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) via University of California, Davis
19-557
$25,983

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bellardo, John
Low-Cost SmallSats to Explore Our Solar System’s Boundaries
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
19-193
$25,014
DeBruhl, Bruce
CUE Ethics: Collaborative Research: CS4All: An Inclusive and In-Depth Computer Science Curriculum for Non-Majors
National Science Foundation
19-510
$174,975
Falessi, Davide
SHF: Medium: Collaborative Research: Semantically-Enhanced Software Traceability for Supporting Human-Centric Tasks
National Science Foundation
19-100
$176,488
Khosmood, Foaad
Industry-Supported Student Project (CSSE): Intelligent email-based sales agent.
BDF Enterprises
19-476
$2,000

Dean's Office, College of Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Burton, Bruce
2019 California Cyber Innovation Challenge
CA Community Colleges Chancellor's Office via Santa Clarita Community College District
19-593
$8,996

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Danowitz, Andrew
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: RESEARCH: Characterizing Engineering Student Mental Health and Its Role in Predicting Engineering Attrition
National Science Foundation
19-400
$174,080
Slivovsky, Lynne
In-Situ Water Monitoring Data and Residential Water Use
flume, Inc.
19-555
$4,961

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Scientific Drilling Quality Inspection System Improvement.
Scientific Drilling
19-471
$2,200
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: IME: Equipment Optimization.
Hardy Diagnostics
19-533
$2,250
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: IME: Sub Assembly Process Improvement.
Wasco Inc.
19-534
$2,300
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: IME: Capacity Analysis.
Hardy Diagnostics
19-535
$2,250
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: IME: Design of Capacity Planning Model.
Raytheon Vision Systems
19-549
$2,000
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project (IME): Manufacturing Process Improvement.
Nanometrics
19-560
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Clean Room Expansion.
Wasco Switches & Sensors
19-572
$2,300
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Webcor 30-30.
Webcor Builders
19-638
$4,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Process Improvement of Product Identification.
Atlas Copco Mafi-Trench
19-639
$2,200

Mechanical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Elghandour, Eltahry
Small UV Imager for Heliophysics Science Investigations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via University of California, Berkeley
19-447
$46,836
Mackin, Thomas
Confidential
Confidential
15-347
$169,596

Liberal Arts

Cal Poly Arts
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lerian, Steve
JazzReach Residency
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
19-436
$2,125
Lerian, Steve
Poly Arts for Youth (PAFY) 2019-2020
The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
19-437
$6,000
Lerian, Steve
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Residency
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
19-449
$2,000

Philosophy
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Jenkins, Ryan
Collaborative Research: RUI: Standard Grant: Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Policing: An Ethical Analysis
National Science Foundation
18-628
$95,299

Political Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Battle, Martin
MHSA Innovation Evaluation
County of San Luis Obispo
19-325
$120,000

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
$161,072

Social Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Jones, Terry
PGE Point Buchon Collection Processing
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
18-398
$16,999
Jones, Terry
Archaeological Analysis - Diablo Canyon (CA-SLO-585 Site)
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
19-298
$69,989

Women's & Gender Studies
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Lehr, Jane
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP) STEM Pathways and Research Alliance (SPaRA), 2019-20
CSU Office of the Chancellor via CSU Sacramento University Enterprises Inc.
19-464
$25,000
Lehr, Jane
Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program (LSAMP) STEM Pathways and Research Alliance (SPaRA), 2019-20
National Science Foundation via CSU Sacramento University Enterprises Inc.
19-465
$25,000

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
$-61,687
Kitts, Christopher L.
CSU Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Summer Sprint
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-536
$1,000
Kitts, Christopher L.
Task #33: Characterization of BiOWiSH® Products by Using Different Fermentation Methods and Conditions
BiOWiSH Technologies Inc
19-565
$25,787
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
$153,849
Pasulka, Alexis
Task Order #30: In situ visualization of BiOWiSH Microbial Communities
BiOWiSH Technologies Inc
18-322
$90,177
Ritter, Matthew
Growing Eucalyptus for Groundwater Remediation
Parsons Corporation
18-593
$4,811
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
Scenarios for Offshore Renewable Energy along the Central California Coast
DOI - Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
16-161
$250,000
White, Crow
Collaborative Research: RUI: Combined spatial and temporal analyses of population connectivity during a northern range expansion
National Science Foundation
19-228
$415,572
Yost, Jenn
Digitization TCN: Collaborative Research: Capturing California's Flowers: using digital images to investigate phenological change in a biodiversity hotspot
National Science Foundation
18-052
$144,237

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bush, Seth
Central Coast Science Project 2019-2020
University of California Office of the President
19-348
$21,000
Costanzo, Philip
Development of responsive surfactants for improved oil recovery
American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund
19-130
$70,000
Frantz, Derik
RUI: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Alkyne-Linked Oligophenylenes and Cyclophenylenes
National Science Foundation
19-038
$250,000
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
$57,217

Dean's Office, College of Science & Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Wendt, Dean
California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program – Monitoring and Evaluation of California Marine Protected Areas
CA Ocean Protection Council via San Jose State Univ Foundation
19-238
$100,461
Wendt, Dean
Onboard observer program of the Central Coast recreational CPFV fleet to improve rockfish stock assessments
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
19-583
$69,999

Kinesiology and Public Health
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Keadle, Sarah
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-328
$47,288
Phelan, Suzanne
Meal time interactions and risk of obesity in toddlers
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Temple University
16-042
$86,231
Tseng, Marilyn
A Biobehavioral Model of Diabetes Risk in Chinese Immigrants
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Fox Chase Cancer Center
15-170
$45,646
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
$207,750
Ventura, Alison
Understanding predictors of overfeeding during infant feeding
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-119
$69,250

Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Champney, Danielle
Fortune School Curriculum Enhancement/Development: 6th-8th Grades Focus
Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education
19-589
$15,000

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Bennert, Vardha
A Local Baseline of the Black Hole Mass - Host Galaxy Scaling Relations for Active Galaxies
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)
18-003
$37,764
Bennert, Vardha N.
RUI: Spatially-Resolved Kinematics of Reverberation-Mapped AGN Host Galaxies
National Science Foundation
19-104
$291,174
Christiansen, Jodi
RUI:WoU-MMA: Analysis of TeV Gamma-rays from Active Galaxies and Dark Matter
National Science Foundation
19-033
$244,677
Klay, Jennifer
RUI: Construction, Testing, Installation, and Commissioning of the ALICE Fast Interaction Trigger T0+ detector
National Science Foundation
17-107
$69,999
Klay, Jennifer
Measurement and Analysis of Nuclear Reaction Cross-sections of Actinide Targets With the NIFFTE Time Projection Chamber
DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
19-008
$49,035
Schwartz, Peter
Confidential
Confidential
19-541
$34,391
Vokos, Stamatis
STEM Teacher and Researcher Program (STAR)
Chevron U.S.A. Inc. via CSU Office of the Chancellor
19-316
$250,000
Wissel, Stephanie
Ultra-high Energy Particle Astrophysics with ANITA-V California Polytechnic State University Co-I
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
18-310
$35,000

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
$426,896

Statistics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Hughes, Gary
Remote Laser Evaporative Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy Sensor System
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
17-266
$-168,025
Roy, Soma
Strengthening Data Literacy Across the Curriculum (SDLC): Engaging Students in Statistical Thinking with Big Social Science Data
National Science Foundation via Education Development Center
18-212
$45,028

Student Affairs

Center for Service in Action
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Awarded
Rivoire, Megan
California's VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) Fellows and Leaders 2019-20
Corporation for National and Community Service via Napa County Office of Education
19-491
$198,952
Rivoire, Megan
Cal Poly's VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) - Community Partners 2019-20
Various Non-Profit Organizations
19-492
$256,661

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