Grants Development Office

Division of Research, Economic Development, & Graduate Education

Post-Award Administration

List of Proposals Submitted in 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

Office of Research & Economic Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Genet, Russell
Pre-proposal: Launching Published Student Astronomical Research at Five Schools
W. M. Keck Foundation
19-039
$325,000

Administration & Finance

Facility Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Macdonald, Wendy
Facilities Charging Station
SLO County Air Pollution Control District (APCD)
19-475
$11,460

Facility Services
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Nicole, Anastasia
Cal Poly Big Belly & Universal Signage Pilot
CA Dept of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)
19-035
$224,929

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Connolly, Cristina
Pre-proposal: Optimally Leveraging the CA Grown Identity for Restaurants and Groceries to Increase Specialty Crop Demand
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-163
$165,495
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
Rudi Polloshka, Jeta
Consumer Demand and Private Food Safety Initiatives: The Case of Branded Food Recalls
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-661
$4,985
Rudi Polloshka, Jeta
Supporting underserved California leafy-green producers’ FSMA compliance, through interdisciplinary food safety, communication and marketing training
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-529
$214,327
Volpe, Richard
Is Light Beer the Healthier Choice? Evidence from Scanner Data.
Dutch Beer Institute
19-097
$4,974
Volpe, Richard
Pre-proposal: Market Structure Impacts on the Sales, Availability, and Assortment of California Specialty Crops
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-112
$354,445
Volpe, Richard
Pre-proposal: Promotional Activity, Marketing Efforts, and the Sale of Specialty Crops
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-113
$432,991
Volpe, Richard
The Impacts of Policy Changes, Promotions, and Educational Campaigns on Consumers’ Food and Beverage Choices
USDA - Economic Research Service
19-440
$29,745
Volpe, Richard
The Economic Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions in the Food-at-Home Supply Chain
USDA - Economic Research Service
19-441
$29,361

Agricultural Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cannon, Karen
OFRF online course video shooting and editing
Organic Farming Research Foundation
19-349
$940
Flores, Robert A.
San Luis Obispo Office Space and Services for CDE Agricultural Education Consultant (2019-20)
U.S. Dept of Education via CA Dept of Education
19-416
$28,000
Gorter, Erin
Elevate Ag Education: Increasing Agriculture Teacher Global Competencies and Commitment through Targeted Professional Development
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-507
$299,901
Gorter, Erin
Texas Tech Research, Extension and Leadership Program in Nutrition and Human Sciences
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Texas Tech University
19-561
$34,982
Swan, Benjamin
Developing an Agricultural Specialist Certificate Program for California Alternatively Certified Agriculture Instructors
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-443
$49,984

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bennett, Darin
Student Travel Support
U.S. Poultry (Harold E. Ford) Foundation
19-011
$10,000
Campos-Chillon, Fernando
Antioxidant and Cytokines effect on bovine in-vitro oocyte maturation and developmental competence
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-668
$17,000
Everett, David W.
Mapping Emulsion Stability in Recombined Milk to Whey Protein Phospholipid Composition
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via Dairy Management, Inc.
18-650
$164,635
Kang, Ike
Sub-zero saline chilling improves meat quality, shelf-life, and sensory attributes of broiler carcasses
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
18-605
$472,318
Kang, Ike
I-Corps Site Mirco-Grant Award
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-071
$1,500
Kang, Ike
Effects of hot water spray and sub-zero saline spray on chilling efficiency, meat quality, and microbial safety of pork carcasses
National Pork Board
19-497
$83,325
Manjarin, Rodrigo
Novel strategies to improve efficiency of dietary protein utilization in lactation
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-663
$87,925
Manjarin, Rodrigo
Novel Strategies to Improve the Efficieny of Dietary Protein Utilization in Lactating Sows
National Pork Board
19-089
$89,214
Manjarin, Rodrigo
Use of Amino Acids in Lactation
CJ CheilJedang
19-200
$75,002
Pokharel, Siroj
Pathogen contamination of poultry feeds: Current prevalence, methods and cost of prevalence reduction
U.S. Poultry & Egg Association
18-602
$80,000
Pokharel, Siroj
Pre-Proposal: Effect of Lactiguard™ and bacteriophage P100 against Listeria monocytogenes biofilm in dairy foods contact surfaces and in simulated industrial conditions
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via Dairy Management, Inc.
18-648
$85,571
Pokharel, Siroj
Use Of Antimicrobials In Reducing The Translocation And Internalization Of Stec And Salmonella In Vacuum Marinated Chicken Breast
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
18-649
$443,111
Pokharel, Siroj
Experiential 'Study at Home' Program: Learning by Visiting Heterogeneous Firms in Scale and Scope Across the United States
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of Central Missouri
19-524
$190,943
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
Engineering Mixed Dairy Ingredients for Increasing the Utilization of Milk/Whey Proteins in Ambient Stable (UHT) Dairy Foods
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via Dairy Management, Inc.
18-590
$79,422
Zheng, Haotian
Engineering true dairy emulsion systems using buttermilk protein concentrate as the key ingredient for mimicking the lipid digestion kinetics of raw milk
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via Dairy Management, Inc.
18-647
$79,423
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
Zheng, Haotian
2019 Cal Poly Industry Outreach Program
CA Dairy Research Foundation
19-079
$237,433
Zheng, Haotian
Engineering Mixed Dairy Ingredients for Increasing the Utilization of Milk/Whey Proteins in Ambient Stable (UHT) Dairy Foods
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via National Dairy Council via Dairy Management, Inc.
19-088
$79,422
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
Zheng, Haotian
Task Order: Dairy Management Incorporated Applications Program Funding 2019
Dairy Management, Inc.
19-281
$89,010
Zheng, Haotian
Establishing a Dairy Business Initiative in the Number One Dairy State
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
19-578
$460,000

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bates, Guy
Pre-proposal: Yield and Fruit Quality Analysis of Blackberries Grown on a Denitrifying Woodchip Bioreactor
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Coastal San Luis Resource Conservation District
19-074
$17,767
Bates, Guy
Professional Development Training for Denitrifying Woodchip Bioreactor Design and Implementation
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via USDA - Western SARE
19-075
$32,268
Bates, Guy
Incorporating Engineering into Agricultural Engineering Education
Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities
19-552
$3,000
Haberland, Matt
An Efficient, High-Level Implementation of Linear Programming
NumFOCUS
19-111
$2,000
Haberland, Matt
Industry Supported Student Project: Pipe deployment system.
NAPCO Pipe and Fittings
19-331
$5,000
Haberland, Matt
SciPy Development Documentation Overhaul
NumFOCUS
19-463
$4,274
Livingston, Peter
Growing Strawberries in Ultra-fine Bubble-Conditioned Saline Water
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-659
$26,346
Livingston, Peter
Growing Strawberries in Ultra-fine Bubble Conditioned Saline Water
California Strawberry Commission
19-056
$10,286
Livingston, Peter
Phase I - Agricultural Lands Assessment
Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians of California
19-067
$332,691
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
Livingston, Peter
Touch Points to Diversity: Community College Pathway Transitions in Agriculture
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-522
$749,921
Livingston, Peter
Strengthening Agriculture Education
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Allan Hancock College
19-532
$169,990
Livingston, Peter
Gallo Fermentation Acceleration Study: Project 1: Oxygenated Microbubbles to Enhance Fermentation
E. & J. Gallo Winery
19-650
$14,397
Livingston, Peter
Gallo Fermentation Acceleration Study: Project 2: Ozone and Air Microbubbles for Tank Wash Down
E. & J. Gallo Winery
19-651
$12,749
Sadek, Mohammad
CPS: Medium: RUI: Real time soil resistance data analytics and control system for variable depth tillage
National Science Foundation
19-422
$856,473
Schwartz, Gregory
Sustainable Water Reclamation on California Dairy Farms
CSU Office of the Chancellor via California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
18-635
$7,878
Schwartz, Gregory
Technical Reviews of Grant Applications Received under the Healthy Soils Program, Dairy Digester Research and Development Program, and State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-157
$432,000
Schwartz, Gregory
Enabling Sustainable Aquaculture Production Across the United States
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via University of Missouri
19-556
$61,858

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
18-596
$70,000

Dean's Office, Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
Prince, James P.
McIntire-Stennis - McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Program FY19
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-137
$126,776
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
Thulin, Andrew
Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI)
North Carolina State University
19-015
$25,000

Experience Industry Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Greenwood, Brian
Junior Giants Program Evaluation: Assessment of Program Outcomes - Phase IX
Giants Community Fund
19-564
$8,520
Lin, Yeqiang (Kevin)
Pre-proposal: Promoting California Grown Specialty Crops at Trade Shows
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-125
$227,316
Lin, Yeqiang (Kevin)
Diversifying CA Specialty Crop Markets by Maximizing Producer’s Trade Show Effectiveness
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-311
$224,942

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Amin, Samir
Carrot Pomace as a source of Carotenoids and Nondigestible Oligosaccharides
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-670
$49,467
Amin, Samir
UV – Vis Spectrophotometer and Refrigerated Centrifuge for Carotenoid Content Determination in Carrot Pomace in Teaching and Research
Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCiftS)
19-384
$31,962
Castro, Luis
Impact of Specialty Malt Polyphenol Profiles on Bitterness, Haze Formation, and Fermentation Performance in Beer
Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCiftS)
19-246
$24,031
Jung, Stephanie
Enzyme-assisted Oil Extraction of Tomato and Peach Seeds
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-665
$52,025
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
$77,075
La Frano, Michael
Influence of Diet Pattern and Race on Alterations in the Plasma Metabolome Associated with Cancer Development
Loma Linda University
19-233
$11,250
Lammert, Amy
Five Kimchi (10 Sample Test)
Pulmuone Foods USA, INC
19-028
$13,370
Lammert, Amy
Task Order #6 - ckWS1804-6 CLT’s & Dressings
Curation Foods, Inc.
19-046
$22,014
Lammert, Amy
FSN 408: Chosen Foods Innovation Project - Fall 2018
Chosen Foods, LLC
19-047
$10,000
Lammert, Amy
FF8u1901 - Vegetable Bowls – 3-1 Day Tests/5 Bowls per day
Growers Express, LLC
19-185
$24,300
Lammert, Amy
CSU Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Summer Sprint
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-515
$1,000
Lathrop, Amanda
Food Safety for Packaged Produce during Shipment and Consumer Storage
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-658
$78,513
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
$59,504
Pilolla, Kari
Science for Life: Providing Hands-on Training in Research and Food Literacy Education for Undergraduates
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of California, Davis
19-591
$133,098
Sikalidis, Angelos
Pre-Proposal: Investigation of dairy protein as per type and quality on modulation of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus risk and management. Diabetes Abatement Inflection Risk in You-Power! (DAIRY-P!).
National Dairy Council
19-499
$75,336
Ubbink, Job
Product Development Tool Box for Dry Beans
CA Dry Bean Advisory Board
19-434
$79,537

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Brown, J Wyatt
Confidential
Confidential
18-642
$3,186
Hewavitharana, Shashika
UV-C Technology for Strawberry Pest Management
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-439
$325,000
Hoover, Benjamin
Domestic Industrial Crop Development for the Economical Production of Sustainable Footwear
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via Sixteen Science, LLC
19-114
$14,486

Irrigation Training and Research Center
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-018
$25,000
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-295
$28,524

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Babin, Nicholas
Agricultural conservation decision-making under environmental risk and uncertainty
DOI - Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) via CA Dept of Fish and Wildlife
19-081
$233,420
Babin, Nicholas
A modified concept inventory method to evaluate a systems approach to environmental education
National Science Foundation via University of Northern Colorado
19-159
$7,849
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
Pre-proposal: Advancing sustainability and profitability for California tree nuts industry: A system dynamic approach
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-119
$312,821
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
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
$120,764
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
$45,000
Decock, Charlotte
Cultivar and Nutrient Management Effects on Disease Resistance and Nutrient Use Efficiency in Strawberries
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-654
$140,980
Decock, Charlotte
Assessing the Needs for Soil Health Improvement in Lettuce Production in California
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-656
$5,000
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
$57,761
Decock, Charlotte
Pre-Proposal: Assessing the interactive effect of fertilizer management and cover crops on nitrogen use efficiency and retention in citrus orchards
International Plant Nutrition Institute
19-098
$203,469
Decock, Charlotte
Pre-Proposal: Utilizing cover crops to reduce nitrogen loss in lemon orchards
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
19-268
$177,001
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
$249,163
Decock, Charlotte
Castoro Cellars Vermicompost Demonstration Project
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Upper Salinas La Tablas Resource Conservation District (US-LT RCD)
19-415
$74,632
Dicus, Christopher A.
Interdisciplinary WUI Fire Conferences
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-211
$579,524
Dicus, Christopher A.
Quantification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Benefits Associated with CAL FIRE CCI Fire Prevention Grant Program Projects
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-511
$399,919
Malama, Bwalya
Survey of Soil Health Characteristics Necessary to Support Native Plant Species at the Santa Susana Field Site
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
19-025
$50,317
Reimer, Jeff
Preliminary proposal: UFEI Extension
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-217
$721,506
Reimer, Jeff
UFEI Extension
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-382
$694,871
Sistla, Seeta
Microbial life and death: How stress regulates necromass production and its contribution to soil organic matter formation
DOE - Office of Science via University of Massachusetts Amherst
19-527
$335,549
Surfleet, Christopher
EMC -2018-003 Alternative Meadow Restoration
California Natural Resources Agency
19-231
$101,802
Surfleet, Christopher
South Lassen Watersheds Group Collaborative Landscape Restoration Project
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) via Sierra Institute for Community and Environment
19-291
$150,000

Wine and Viticulture
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Casassa, Federico
Chemical and sensory effects of berry size in selected Vitis vinifera L. red and white varieties
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-655
$105,851
Ding, Shunping
Assessing the fungicide resistance of grape powdery mildew in wine, table and raisin grapes
American Vineyard Foundation via Agricultural Research Foundation
19-357
$3,000
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

Architecture & Env Design

City & Regional Planning
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
Hajrasouliha, Amir
College-Friendly Neighborhoods: College Urban Setting and Students' Success
Spencer Foundation
18-543
$49,569
Hajrasouliha, Amir
Examining and Comparing the Impacts of Residence Halls on the Success of Freshmen
Association of College and University Housing Officers - International
19-013
$6,918
Hajrasouliha, Amir
The Game of Streets
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via CSU Office of the Chancellor via San Jose State Univ Foundation
19-294
$75,000
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
Siembieda, William
Wildfire Risk Reduction Guide for Preparers of Safety Element Updates and Sub-Division Review
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-220
$246,495

Construction Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Simonian, Lonny G.
Electrical Circuit Data Collection
Fire Protection Research Foundation
19-458
$80,000
Woo, Jeong
Construction Management Education Account 2018-19
CA Dept of Consumer Affairs - Contractors State License Board
19-241
$68,132

Business

Accounting
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Daughtrey, Trisha
VITA Program (FY2019 - FY2020)
TRE - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) via United Way of Northern Santa Barbara County
19-411
$6,832
Sperow, Elisabeth (Lisa)
Cal Poly Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (2020)
TRE - The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
19-537
$100,000

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
$50,000

Dean's Office, Orfalea College of Business
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cameron, Teresa
Active Learning Center - Orfalea College of Business
Steelcase Inc.
19-190
$67,000
Dawson, Scott
Cal Poly SBDC for Innovation (2019)
U.S. Small Business Administration via University of California, Merced
18-636
$166,000
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
$112,185

Economics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
Hamilton, Stephen
Immigration Reform and Farm Labor Shortages
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-017
$499,973
Hamilton, Steve
Food Banks, Food Retailing, and Food Security
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Arizona State University
19-647
$103,374
Lepore, Jason
Useless Power? Modeling the Relationship between Military Investment and Political Influence
U.S. Dept of Defense via Naval Postgraduate School
19-045
$260,988
Vasilaky, Kathryn
Measuring the filter bubble effect through bias correction
Facebook, Inc. via University of Illinois at Chicago
19-162
$4,055

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

Industrial Technology & Packaging
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Deif, Ahmed
Building and Sustaining Campus-Based Blockchain Community
VentureWell
19-173
$27,990
Saha, Koushik
Development of Mango Packaging andPalletization Towards Improving Fruit Quality and Transportation
National Mango Board
18-544
$6,500
Townsend, John
Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Partnership with Cuesta College Business and Entrepreneurship Center (2019)
Cuesta College
19-420
$40,000
Townsend, John
SLO HotHouse (FY 2019-2020)
County of San Luis Obispo
19-466
$200,000

Management, Human Resources and Information Systems
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Coget, Jean-Francois
The Economic Impact of the California Offshore Wind Connection Project
Cal Energy Development Company, LLC
19-095
$11,720

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
DeTurris, Dianne
Confidential
Confidential
19-147
$80,150
Doig, Graham
Confidential
Confidential
19-053
$9,494
Faure, Pauline
CubeSat Ideas Lab: Collaborative Research: Double-Double, a scale size study of auroral conjugacy using space-based HD video and multipoint magnetometry
National Science Foundation
19-482
$1,359,875
Greig, Amelia
IDEA - Institute for Directed Energy Advancement
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via University of California, Santa Barbara
18-633
$999,214
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
Industry Supported Student Project (AERO): Propellor Testing
Empirical Systems Aerospace, LLC
19-287
$3,000
Iscold, Paulo
Industry Supported Student Project (AERO): Racing Car Radiator Testing and Simulation.
Honda Performance Development, Inc.
19-288
$5,000
Mehiel, Eric
stEm: Increasing Expectancy-Value for Engineering Among Middle School Students Atascadero Middle School & Cuesta College
National Science Foundation via Cuesta College
19-124
$28,904
Nugent, Ryan
RFTSat FCC Licensing Support
Northwest Nazarene University
18-630
$3,698
Nugent, Ryan
Magnetometer and Vibration Test Support
Fleet Space Technologies
19-196
$6,360
Nugent, Ryan
Confidential
Confidential
19-235
$22,981
Nugent, Ryan
NLAS Vibration Testing
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC
19-284
$2,047
Nugent, Ryan
FCC Licensing Support
Michigan Technological University
19-381
$4,486

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cardinal, Trevor
MRI: Acquisition of a flow cytometer with fluorescently activated cell sorting (FACS) capability
National Science Foundation
19-156
$353,971
Cardinal, Trevor
Transplantation of myoblasts in a novel injectable polymer to enhance collateral arteriogenesis in obese mice
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-222
$403,964
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): Valve Performance Camera Stage.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-340
$5,454
Cardinal, Kristen
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Leaflet Gripping.
Edwards LifeSciences LLC
19-342
$5,454
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): Device for Patient Assessment: Literature Review
Stryker Corporation
18-582
$9,999
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): Device for Patient Assessment: Design Concept Development.
Stryker Corporation
18-583
$9,999
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): Device for Patient Assessment: Detailed Design (Harness).
Stryker Corporation
18-584
$9,999
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): Device for Patient Assessment: Detailed Design (Sensors).
Stryker Corporation
18-585
$9,999
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
Crockett, Robert
Industry Supported Student Project (BMED): Assay Development Procedure.
Hewlett Packard Corporation
19-390
$5,000
Heylman, Christopher
CONFIDENTIAL: Exploration of Heart Valve Manufacturing Improvements
Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
19-099
$60,000
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
Heylman, Christopher
Industry Supported Student Project: Create 2.0 version of thigh support for gait training.
Ideomotion
19-146
$2,000
Katona, Thomas
Maternal Innovations Development
VentureWell
19-084
$5,000
Katona, Thomas
De Oro Devices
VentureWell
19-103
$5,000
Katona, Thomas
SanTronics
VentureWell
19-370
$5,000
Katona, Thomas
De Oro Devices (Stage 2)
VentureWell
19-376
$20,000
Katona, Thomas
Maternal Innovations Development Stage 2
VentureWell
19-387
$20,000
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Senior Project (BMED): New Track/Gantry Interface.
FarmBot Project
18-625
$2,500
Laiho, Lily
Industry Supported Senior Project: SLO IBT Inflation.
Medtronic, Inc.
19-184
$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
$7,000
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
Szlavik, Robert
Mentored Research Training Grants
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research via Stanford University
19-022
$20,000
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project: PHIL Liquid Embolic Portable Model.
Microvention Therapies Inc.
19-365
$4,000

Civil & Environmental Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Alzraiee, Hani
Automation System for Pavement Inspection and Condition Assessment
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
19-304
$73,460
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
$160,305
Moss, Robb
Maccaferri Attenuator Rockfall Research and Testing
Maccaferri via Yeh and Associates
19-500
$93,173
Nelson, Yarrow M.
End-of-life Assessment of Sinclair Label Materials
Sinclair Systems International LLC
19-207
$12,354
Pande, Anurag
Safety of Advisory Bike Lanes in Rural Settings
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
19-286
$75,000
Pande, Anurag
Evaluation of cost-effective alternative designs for rural expressway intersections
U.S. Dept of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington
19-401
$80,385
Pande, Anurag
Transportation Communication Tower Inspection Using Novel UAV Technologies
U.S. Dept of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington
19-405
$40,000
Pande, Anurag
Research Initiation: Application of Threshold Concepts Discovery Process to Diversify Transportation Engineering Workforce
National Science Foundation
19-406
$199,996
Pande, Anurag
Where to? Origins and destinations of TNC and Transit Trips based on mobile device data
U.S. Dept of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington via Georgia Institute of Technology
19-446
$44,726
Pande, Anurag
A Data-Driven Traffic Safety Decision Support System for Implementing Vision Zero at the Regional Level
University of Texas at Arlington via University of South Florida
19-450
$40,363
Pande, Anurag
Microtransit Pilot Evaluation
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) via University of San Francisco
19-453
$40,000
Pande, Anurag
Evaluation of cost-effective alternative designs for rural expressway intersections
San Luis Obispo Council of Governments
19-456
$30,000
Rahim, Ashraf M.
California Pavement Preservation Center
CA Dept of Transportation (Caltrans) via California State University, Chico
19-122
$200,000
Rahim, Ashraf M.
Analysis of the Effectiveness of Pavement Preservation Treatments in California Using LTPP SPS-3 Sections
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
19-277
$71,586
Rahim, Ashraf M.
Evaluation of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) treated with Recycled Waste Additives as a structural layer in pavement construction in California
San Jose State University via Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI)
19-278
$75,000
Vigil, Sam A
Carbon Dioxide Fluxes from Landfill Gas Emissions with OCO-2 and OCO-3 Satellite Data
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
19-477
$300,000
Voulgaris, Carole
REU Site: Smart Cities
National Science Foundation
18-617
$313,820
Voulgaris, Carole
Comparative Study of Infrastructure Costs in the United States vs. Other Countries
Merck Family Fund
18-618
$212,216
Voulgaris, Carole
Redesigning Public Transportation Networks for a New Mobility Future
National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine via University of Oregon
19-007
$54,684
Voulgaris, Carole
Ridership Ramp up?: Aligning initial ridership and forecasts for Effective Decision Making
U.S. Dept of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington
19-225
$22,692
Voulgaris, Carole
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo Institute of Transportation Engineers
DOT - Office of the Secretary of Transportation via University of Texas at Arlington
19-394
$28,916

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bellardo, John
Composition Variations in the Exosphere, Thermosphere, and Topside Ionosphere with TOPs (Topside Observing Platform)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
18-632
$976,727
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
Bellardo, John
AF191-002 Space Innovation
DOD - U.S. Air Force via Exquadrum, Inc.
19-371
$22,466
Bellardo, John
AF191-007 Rapid CubeSat Development
DOD - U.S. Air Force via Exquadrum, Inc.
19-378
$22,384
Bellardo, John
Remote Laser Evaporative Molecular Absorption Spectroscopy Sensor System
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via University of California, Santa Barbara
19-380
$28,571
Bellardo, John
CubeSat Ideas Lab: Collaborative Research: Thermosphere Electrodynamic Testbed using Reconfigurable Intelligent Swarm
National Science Foundation
19-483
$1,924,261
DeBruhl, Bruce
REU Site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Autonomous Vehicle Technology
National Science Foundation
18-616
$368,558
DeBruhl, Bruce
Security Analysis on V2X-Enabled AV Fleets
Ford Motor Company
18-637
$147,000
DeBruhl, Bruce
“Learn by Doing:” An Interdisciplinary, Pragmatic Approach to Ethics for Computer Science
Mozilla Foundation
19-292
$149,977
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
Falessi, Davide
Collaborative Research: InsighTD: A global family of surveys on TD causes and effects
National Science Foundation
19-182
$20,458
Ventura, Jonathan
Imaging Live Cells with Super-Resolution Microscopy
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
18-641
$62,897
Ventura, Jonathan
HDR DSC: Collaborative Research: Central Coast Data Science Partnership: Training a New Generation of Data Scientists
National Science Foundation
19-343
$243,638
Ventura, Jonathan
Decoding Bias in Computer Science Teams and Software Products
Mozilla Foundation
19-361
$133,169

Dean's Office, College of Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burton, Bruce
2019 California Cyber Innovation Challenge
CA Community Colleges Chancellor's Office via Santa Clarita Community College District
19-593
$9,000
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
Mowrer, Fred
Fire ESCAPE Risk Assessment and Mitigation Tool
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
19-216
$938,099
Mowrer, Fred
Wildfire: Assessing and Preparing for Risks Under Climate Change
CA Energy Commission via University of California, Los Angeles
19-430
$692,495
Yesiller, Nazli
Taking CALMIM to the Next Level for Field-Validated, Process-Based Modeling of Cover-Specific Landfill CH4 Emissions
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
19-080
$140,000
Yesiller, Nazli
Comprehensive Evaluation of Fate of PFAS in Landfill Gas
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
19-091
$900,000
Yesiller, Nazli
Bioenhanced Soil-Bentonite Slurry Trench Cutoff Walls
National Science Foundation
19-421
$399,339

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Ahlgren, William
Cal Poly Climate Change Research Program
CA Strategic Growth Council
19-158
$4,566,722
Danowitz, Andrew
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: RESEARCH: Characterizing Engineering Student Mental Health and Its Role in Predicting Engineering Attrition
National Science Foundation
19-400
$174,080
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
Oliver, John
GenCyber Teacher Workshop
National Science Foundation via National Security Agency
19-073
$99,963
Oliver, John
GenCyber Student Camp
National Science Foundation via National Security Agency
19-076
$99,358
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
Slivovsky, Lynne
Industry Supported Student Project: Intel FPGA Robot Project.
Intel Corporation
19-413
$5,000
Slivovsky, Lynne
In-Situ Water Monitoring Data and Residential Water Use
flume, Inc.
19-555
$4,961
Smilkstein, Tina
Breast Health Application for Cellular Phones
Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test
19-206
$20,733

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Almond Curing Process Design and Labor Optimization.
Blue Diamond Growers
19-253
$5,000
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project (IME): Cross-Organizational Capacity Management System.
Lockheed Martin
19-258
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): DOE-Based Standard Operating Procedures.
Superior Thread
19-259
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student projects (IME): Concrete Pre-Pour Standard Operating Procedure and Checklist Management.
Webcor Builders
19-260
$4,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Inventory Management System.
Gillig Corporation
19-261
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project: Auxilium Process Documentation at Revasum.
Revasum
19-262
$2,000
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project (IME): Inventory Management System for Paramount Building Supply.
Webcor Builders
19-263
$4,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: IME: Preventative Maintenance Process Improvement.
E. & J. Gallo Winery
19-531
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project (IME): Cisco IRU Project.
Cisco Systems, Inc.
19-543
$5,000
Freed, Tali
Industry Supported Student Project: Data Analysis Improvement.
Radiology Associates
19-569
$2,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Inventory Management.
Whipple Superchargers
19-571
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Line Evaluation and Optimization.
Plastikon
19-573
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Material Handling & Management.
Revasum
19-574
$2,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Center Consoles.
Plastikon
19-575
$3,000
Freed, Tali
Industry supported student project: Development of System for Hand Sanitization.
Dr. Lily Barsky M.D.
19-577
$2,800
Waldorf, Daniel
Industry Supported Student Project (IME): Oil Conditioning Pod for Smart Manufacturing Integration at Arconic Fastening Systems.
Arconic
19-478
$3,000
Wang, Xuan
Additive Manufacturing of Membrane and Heat Exchanger for Water Desalination
DOE - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy via Electricore, Inc.
19-526
$299,694

Materials Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Harding, Trevor
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Action Research for Developing Engineering Students Habitual Reflection to Enhance Lifelong Learning
National Science Foundation
19-213
$96,952
Harding, Trevor
Industry Supported Student Project (MATE): Optimizing Epoxy Cure for Filters
Meissner Filtration Products, Inc.
19-247
$5,000
Harding, Trevor
Task #15: Erosion Resistant Coatings
Chevron Energy Technology Co.
19-248
$5,000
Harding, Trevor
Task #16: Impact of Weld Parameters on Mircostructure of Dissimilar Thickness Duplex Stainless Steel Welds
Chevron Energy Technology Co.
19-249
$5,000
Harding, Trevor
MAXIMIZING ELECTROSPUN CERAMIC NANOFIBER TUBE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH THROUGH EFFICIENT SINTERING
DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
19-250
$5,000
Harding, Trevor
MRI: Acquisition of a Field Emission - Environmental Scanning Electron Microscope (FE-ESEM) for Scientific and Engineering Research and Training
National Science Foundation
19-317
$1,079,576
Harding, Trevor
Characterization of PHB and its copolymers produced from Arthrospira sp.
U.S. Dept of Energy via Spira Inc.
19-379
$49,611
Harding, Trevor
Confidential
Confidential
19-467
$7,500
Lee, Jean
MRI: Acquisition of an Integrated Tabletop Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) Ensemble
National Science Foundation
19-244
$738,262

Mechanical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Birdsong, Charles
Task Order 003: Daimler Mechatronics System for Tractor-Trailer Small Scale Autonomous Vehicle - Senior Project Proposal for Winter 2018
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
18-318
$23,649
Birdsong, Charles
Task Order 004: Mechatronics System for Small Scale Tractor-Trailer Vehicle
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
19-083
$15,235
Birdsong, Charles
Task Order 005: Daimler Platooning Project
Daimler Trucks North America LLC
19-128
$4,000
Elghandour, Eltahry
Small UV Imager for Heliophysics Science Investigations
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) via University of California, Berkeley
19-447
$137,597
Fabijanic, John
Industry Supported Student Project (Mechanical Engineering): Air Chair Lifting Device.
Amanda Donovan
18-533
$2,500
Fabijanic, John
Industry Supported Student Project (ME): Shippable Test Rig.
Google Inc.
19-503
$5,000
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
Kean, Andrew
Collegiate Wind Competition
DOE - National Renewable Energy Laboratory
19-232
$19,605
Klisch, Stephen M.
Preliminary Proposal: Knee Joint Biomechanics in Weight Loss Exercises for Military Recruits, Personnel and Veterans
DOD - U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command
19-164
$1,406,332
Klisch, Stephen M.
DXA-driven inverse dynamics of youth baseball pitching biomechanics and effects of body composition
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-386
$415,500
Lutz, Benjamin
Exploring the Role of Gender Composition on Engineering Teams, Ideation and Creative Capacity
Engineering Information Foundation
19-419
$19,606
Mahadev, Sthanu
Industry Supported Student Project (Mechanical Engineering): "Vibration Isolation System."
Space Systems/Loral, LLC
19-152
$5,000
Mayer, Hans
Tooling to Facilitate Ceramic Nanofiber Production
U.S. Dept of Energy via DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
19-054
$15,000
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
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
Universal Studios Senior Project - Waterworld
Universal Studios
19-066
$5,616
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): Dog E Glow Cool Pillow.
Dog E Glow
19-355
$2,500
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
Schuster, Peter
Industry supported student project: ME: "Fiberglass Mat Roll Carryover."
GAF Materials Corporation
19-460
$5,000
Schuster, Peter
Industry supported student project: ME: "Sunseal Applicator System."
GAF Materials Corporation
19-461
$5,000
Schuster, Peter
Industry Supported Student Project: ME: Condensate Measurement Device for Indoor Agriculture.
Plenty, Inc.
19-480
$2,500
Self, Brian
The Mechanics of Inclusion and Inclusivity in Mechanics
CA Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR)
19-398
$1,499,999
Westphal, Russell
Confidential
Confidential
19-118
$15,980

Liberal Arts

Cal Poly Arts
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Lerian, Steve
Martha Redbone - The Bone Hill Project
New England Foundation for the Arts
18-586
$1,000
Lerian, Steve
2019-20 Broadway Series
City of San Luis Obispo
19-435
$12,000
Lerian, Steve
JazzReach Residency
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
19-436
$2,500
Lerian, Steve
Poly Arts for Youth (PAFY) 2019-2020
The Community Foundation San Luis Obispo County
19-437
$10,000
Lerian, Steve
Aspen Santa Fe Ballet Residency
National Endowment for the Arts via Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF)
19-449
$2,500

Communication Studies
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Skiles, Christopher
Effecting Change, Effecting Justice, Summer 2019 Option B SUSI Proposal
U.S. Dept of State via George Washington University
19-290
$250,000

History
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Domber, Gregory
Designing an R-based Shiny App to Explore East-West Exchanges and the End of the Cold War in Poland
National Endowment for the Humanities
19-243
$99,987

Philosophy
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Jenkins, Ryan
Collaborative Research: RUI: Standard Grant: Artificial Intelligence and Predictive Policing: An Ethical Analysis
National Science Foundation
18-628
$240,336
Lin, Patrick
RUI: Standard Grant: Space Exploration, Risk, and Ethics: From Dual-Use to Bioethics
National Science Foundation
18-570
$551,897
Lin, Patrick
Collaborative Research: RUI: Standard Grant: Future Arctic Conflicts: Emerging Technologies, Ethics, and Law
National Science Foundation
18-629
$358,059
Lin, Patrick
Security and Emerging Technologies in the Arctic Frontier
U.S. Dept of Defense
19-037
$602,621
Lin, Patrick
NRI: FND: Discrimination 2.0: A Practical Framework for Robot and AI Ethics
National Science Foundation
19-389
$640,365
Lin, Patrick
Robotics and AI: Risk, Decision-Making and Ethics
Sony Corporation of America
19-412
$99,328
Lin, Patrick
Collaborative Research: NNA Track 1: Arctic 2.0: Emerging Technologies and Ethics in a Developing Frontier
National Science Foundation
19-418
$403,097
Lin, Patrick
What Is Fairness? Building a Conceptual Foundation for Responsible AI
National Science Foundation
19-498
$750,328

Political Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Battle, Martin
MHSA Innovation Evaluation
County of San Luis Obispo
19-325
$119,541
Denbow, Jennifer
Scholars Award: Medicalizing Reproductive Law, Individualizing Justice
National Science Foundation
19-012
$248,470

Psychology & Child Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Jipson, Jennifer
My Sky Stories
National Science Foundation via Astronomical Society of the Pacific
19-040
$331,311
Williams, Amber
Understanding the Nature of Racial Socialization from Different Perspectives
Society for Research in Child Development
19-322
$7,408

Social Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Fricker, Andrew
Open Source Tools for Biodiversity Conservation
National Geographic Society
19-101
$96,445
Fricker, Andrew
iAxis Computer Vision Asset Mapping System
DOC - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
19-132
$599,847
Harsh, Matthew
Supporting STEM research cultures in Africa: Building institutional capacity for computing research in Kenya
International Development Research Centre
18-548
$242,354
Jones, Terry
Archaeological Analysis - Diablo Canyon (CA-SLO-585 Site)
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
19-298
$69,989
Lopus, Sara
Leveraging high-resolution satellite imagery to assess urban food security and urban agriculture potential in sub-Saharan Africa
National Science Foundation via University of California, Santa Barbara
19-055
$11,868

Women's & Gender Studies
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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

Research & Economic Development

Office of Research & Economic Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Dunning, James
Cal Poly Technology Park Expansion Project
DOC - Economic Development Administration (EDA)
18-626
$11,971,489

Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Francis, Clinton
Light pollution effects on West Nile virus dynamics via heterogeneity in host competence
National Science Foundation via University of South Florida
19-179
$199,939
Himelblau, Edward
Beyond Mendel: Teaching and Learning Genetics in the Age of Genomics
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University of Wisconsin
18-253
$156,468
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
$1,192,706
Himelblau, Edward
Beyond Mendel: Teaching and Learning Genetics in the Age of Genomics
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University of Wisconsin, Madison
19-553
$157,985
Kitts, Christopher L.
CSU Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Summer Sprint
National Science Foundation via San Diego State University Foundation
19-536
$1,000
Kolluru, Gita
Variation in color polymorphism in Cuban livebearing fishes, with a focus on sexual selection and introduced predators
National Science Foundation
19-003
$283,435
Lema, Sean
Application of a novel, hormone-based growth index to quantify growth rate variation in Pacific rockfishes
Sea Pact via New Venture Fund
19-090
$12,500
Liwanag, Heather
Are Sea Otter Pups More Vulnerable to the Effects of Oiling?
University of California, Davis
19-199
$10,000
Maj, Magdalena
Plant production of an oral vaccine for immunization of pigs
Mazen Animal Health
18-536
$26,257
Maj, Magdalena
Plant production of an oral vaccine for Immunization of Pigs. Novel approach to development of an oral vaccine against coronaviruses
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
18-664
$177,623
Ritter, Matthew
Pacific Islands SelecTree Project
USDA - Forest Service
19-486
$95,181
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
Measuring species-specific impacts of herbivorous fishes in Hawaii to understand ecosystem effects of herbivore fisheries management
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
19-307
$79,810
Taylor, Emily
California Central Coast Bridges to the Baccalaureate Partnership Program
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-545
$1,447,153
Taylor, Emily
Influence of artificial bait and snake size on effectiveness of acetaminophen for lethal control of Brown Treesnakes
DOI - Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) via USDA - National Wildlife Research Center
19-428
$73,438
Tomanek, Lars
Collaborative Research: RUI: The Role of Sirtuins in Regulating the Oxidative Stress Response in Mussels
National Science Foundation
19-121
$925,244
Tomanek, Lars
Collaborative research: Signaling mechanisms in the crustacean molting gland
National Science Foundation
19-329
$199,087
Villablanca, Francis
HMS2 - Connectivity and Sustainable Monitoring Protocols
CA Dept of Parks & Recreation
19-219
$270,073
Vredevoe, Larisa
Task #32: Evaluation of inhibitory activity of commercial probiotic strains against human skin bacteria
BiOWiSH Technologies Inc
18-613
$29,426
White, Crow
Tradeoff analysis for informing spatial planning of offshore wind energy development along the California Central Coast
CA Ocean Protection Council via University of Southern California
18-578
$243,750
White, Crow
Collaborative Research: RUI: Combined spatial and temporal analyses of population connectivity during a northern range expansion
National Science Foundation
19-228
$464,285
Yep-Rodriguez, Alejandra
Identification of a novel signaling pathway that enhances Proteus mirabilis pathogenicity during polymicrobial CAUTI
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University at Buffalo-SUNY
19-131
$157,224

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bockmon, Emily
Economic Risks & Benefits to California Aquaculture Expansion Informed by Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Monitoring
CA Ocean Protection Council via CA Sea Grant
18-652
$230,891
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
$47,364
Bush, Seth
Central Coast Science Project 2019-2020
U.S. Dept of Education via University of California Office of the President
19-326
$36,000
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
Eagon, Scott
RUI: Development of Molecular Probes Targeting Neglected Kinases
National Science Foundation
18-631
$108,503
Frantz, Derik
RUI: Synthesis, Structure, and Reactivity of Alkyne-Linked Oligophenylenes and Cyclophenylenes
National Science Foundation
19-038
$290,777
Frantz, Derik
Synthesis of Lubricants
ForSight VISION6, Inc.
19-375
$36,226
Goodman, Anya
Sustaining and Growing a Dispersed Community of Practice that Engages Undergraduates in Course-Based Genomics Research
National Science Foundation via University of Alabama
19-226
$121,819
Martinez, Andres
Chemical Stabilization of Proteins to Extend Their Shelf Life at Room Temperature
The Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.
19-485
$75,000
McDonald, Ashley
Beckman Scholars 2020 - 2023
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
19-502
$104,000
Ward, Sandra
RUI: Dynamic covalent chemistry at the bilayer surface of vesicles formed from supramolecular amphiphiles
National Science Foundation
18-639
$290,200
Ward, Sandra
Synthesis and Characterization of Calix[4]arene-based Supramolecular Amphiphiles
American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund
19-242
$55,000
Zhang, Shanju
RUI: Directed Self-Assembly of Conjugated Polymers for Fast Charge Transport
National Science Foundation
19-160
$320,961
Zhang, Shanju
Nano-Enabled Mixed Matrix Membranes for Water Desalination
DOE - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy via Electricore, Inc.
19-518
$300,000

Dean's Office, College of Science & Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Wendt, Dean
Identifying and avoiding overfished groundfish in California using smart device applications.
DOC - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) via National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
18-646
$110,527
Wendt, Dean
Assessment of Marine Coatings at a Central California Static Immersion Test Site
DOD - Office of Naval Research
19-237
$78,874
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
$410,491
Wendt, Dean
Marine Biology Consultant Support
DOD - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) via Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC
19-459
$109,473
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 Requested
Alber, Julia
Using Social Media for HPV Vaccine Health Communication
Prevent Cancer Foundation
19-601
$100,000
Hackman, Christine
Development and testing bystander intervention virtual reality scenarios to increase bystander intervention behavior in young adults.
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-167
$415,500
Hagobian, Todd
Reducing endocrine disrupting chemicals through prenatal lifestyle interventions in women with overweight and obesity
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-552
$2,044,134
Hagobian, Todd
Randomized trial evaluating oral ingestion of bisphenol A on insulin sensitivity
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
18-553
$380,875
Keadle, Sarah
Stand Up TV: A mobile app to reduce sedentary screen time
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Arizona State University
18-481
$932,232
Keadle, Sarah
Optimizing activity monitor data collection and processing methods through a comprehensive naturalistic validation
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-064
$3,526,018
Keadle, Sarah
StandUPTV: A mobile app to reduce sedentary screen time
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Arizona State University
19-212
$985,390
Keadle, Sarah
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-328
$88,802
Phelan, Suzanne
Weight Management intervention following smoking cessation during pregnancy
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University at Buffalo-SUNY
19-306
$379,644
Phelan, Suzanne
Variety intervention to promote weight loss maintenance
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-312
$3,509,974
Phelan, Suzanne
Promoting Fat Loss during Pregnancy in Women with Class II and III Obesity
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Louisiana State University
19-546
$1,292,672
Ventura, Alison
Promoting Responsive Bottle-Feeding within WIC: PSE Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation via Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. dba Heluna Health
19-061
$72,937

Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Champney, Danielle
Cabrillo High School/Cal Poly Mathematics Project
Lompoc Unified School District
19-256
$5,271
Champney, Danielle
Fortune School Curriculum Enhancement/Development: 6th-8th Grades Focus
Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education
19-589
$15,000
Champney, Danielle
Lompoc Unified School District and Cal Poly Curricular Collaboration Project
Lompoc Unified School District
19-590
$29,789
Dimitrova, Elena
Collaborative Research: Selection Methods for Algebraic Design of Experiments
National Science Foundation
19-539
$63,917
Grundmeier, Todd
Cal Poly Noyce Scholars Program Track 1
National Science Foundation
18-604
$1,163,262

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Beekman, Matthew
RUI: Charge transport mechanisms in disordered van der Waals heterostructures
National Science Foundation
18-623
$278,497
Bennert, Vardha N.
RUI: Spatially-Resolved Kinematics of Reverberation-Mapped AGN Host Galaxies
National Science Foundation
19-104
$329,098
Christiansen, Jodi
RUI:WoU-MMA: Analysis of TeV Gamma-rays from Active Galaxies and Dark Matter
National Science Foundation
19-033
$244,677
Edwards, Louise
Using MaNGA IFU spectra to map the chemical composition of large galaxies
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation via University of Washington
19-442
$36,329
Edwards, Louise
Evolution of large scale structure - testing and constraining hierarchical cluster formation theory
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
19-599
$100,000
Fernsler, Jonathan
RUI: Non-equilibrium fluctuations and diffusion in 2D
National Science Foundation
19-093
$402,337
Granger, Brian
Jupyter Sustainability: White Papers and Enterprise Deployments
Helmsley Charitable Trust
19-072
$999,989
Granger, Brian
Moving the Needle on Ethical Data Practice Though User-Experience Design
Carnegie Corporation of New York
19-172
$200,000
Granger, Brian
Administrative Data Research Facility (ADRF) Rich Context
Schmidt Family Foundation via New York University
19-293
$600,000
Gutierrez, Thomas
RUI: A Program of Undergraduate Participation in the Search for Rare Events with CUORE
National Science Foundation
19-221
$213,574
Holtzapple, Robert
RUI: Particle Physics and the Radiation Process in Strong Electromagnetic Fields
National Science Foundation
19-155
$297,211
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
$147,196
Marlow, Colleen
RUI: Study of transport symmetry and sensitivity in carbon nanotube random networks close to percolation
National Science Foundation
19-126
$308,652
Schwartz, Peter
Confidential
Confidential
19-541
$35,697
Schwartz, Peter
Solar Electric Immersion Heater with Cell Phone Charge
Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland via Loughborough University
19-582
$35,697
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
A New Concept for the Radio Detection of Tau Neutrinos at High Elevations
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
18-576
$100,000
Wissel, Stephanie
Collaborative Research: WoU-MMA: Opening the window to ultra-high energy neutrino astrophysics with the Askaryan Radio Array
National Science Foundation
19-214
$233,448
Wissel, Stephanie
Collaborative Research: WoU-MMA: Construction of the next-generation Radio Neutrino Observatory -- multi-messenger neutrino astrophysics at extreme energies
National Science Foundation
19-215
$514,371
Wissel, Stephanie
Particle Astrophysics with the Payload for Ultrahigh Energy Observations (PUEO): A Next Generation Long-duration Balloon-borne Instrument for the Cosmic Ultra-high Energy Frontier California Polytechnic State University Co-I
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
19-388
$522,959
Wissel, Stephanie
Mid-scale RI-1 (M1:IP): Consortium Proposal for Infrastructure for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics — Construction of the Next-Generation Radio Neutrino Observatory
National Science Foundation via University of Chicago
19-399
$514,467

School of Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Almeida, Daniel
The AGEP California State University Underrepresented Minority STEM Faculty Alliance Model: A Culturally-Informed Strengths-Based Approach to Advance Early-Career Faculty Success
National Science Foundation
18-225
$814,184
Jensen, Jessica
Elementary teachers' understanding and implementation of epistemic practices: In the framework of Mathmatical Modeling
National Science Foundation via University of Virginia
19-181
$60,588

Student Affairs

Center for Service in Action
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
$196,739
Rivoire, Megan
Cal Poly's VIP (Volunteer Infrastructure Program) - Community Partners 2019-20
Various Non-Profit Organizations
19-492
$310,000

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