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List of Proposals Submitted in 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

Academic Affairs
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Reijo Pera, Renee
Dissection of the transcriptional network of human primordial germ cells
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
19-634
$1,034,131

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Volpe, Richard
Economic Impact of Retail and Wholesale Mergers and Acquisitions in the Food-at-Home Supply Chain
USDA - Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)
20-036
$149,441
Volpe, Richard
The Determinants and Impacts of the Expansion of the Craft Beer Industry in California
USDA - Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)
20-037
$149,748

Agricultural Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cannon, Karen
Transforming Graduate Education: Inculcating Justice & Equity in Professional Pathways
National Science Foundation via North Carolina State University
20-046
$19,500

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bennett, Darin
2019-20 USPOULTRY/H Ford - Student Travel Funding
U.S. Poultry (Harold E. Ford) Foundation
20-058
$10,000
Bennett, Darin
Evaluating environmental enrichment structure design and implementation for conventionally-raised broiler chickens
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) via California State University, Fresno
20-063
$21,902
Kang, Ike
Combination of hot water spray and sub-zero saline chilling to improve processing efficiency, meat tenderness, and microbial safety of broiler carcasses
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-559
$487,906
McFarlane, Zachary
The influence of physical activity during development on growth, fertility, and longevity of yearling Angus bulls
Angus Foundation
18-644
$102,372
Pokharel, Siroj
Use of Antimicrobials in Reducing the Translocation of Foodborne Pathogens in Vacuum Tumbled and Marinated Chicken Breasts
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
19-587
$453,105
Yeung, Chi Kong (Vincent)
Pre-Proposal: Iron fortification of UHT milk
National Dairy Council
19-610
$99,965

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bates, Guy
Robust Design for Denitrifying Woodchip Bioreactor Media
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-615
$5,000
Haberland, Matt
Robotic Control of Yellow Starthistle
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-621
$5,000
Haberland, Matt
A Solid Foundation for Statistics in Python with SciPy
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative via NumFOCUS
19-657
$69,153
Livingston, Peter
Lygus Vacuum Development with BRAE Dept
California Strawberry Commission
20-039
$12,500
Livingston, Peter
Spray Rig Development with BRAE Dept
California Strawberry Commission
20-040
$7,500
Livingston, Peter
Enhancement of Fresh Produce Safety via Interventions at Multiple Stages of the Supply Chain
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Ohio State University
20-048
$599,690
Sadek, Mohammad
Characterization of almond mechanical properties using discrete element modeling (DEM)
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-627
$5,000

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Howes, Daniel
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-613
$660,425

Dean's Office, Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Holmes, Gerald
A Comprehensive Research, Extension, and Experiential Learning Project for Sustainable Production of US Strawberries
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of Florida
20-013
$1,400,000
Holmes, Gerald
Weed management in strawberry 2020-21
California Strawberry Commission via University of California, Davis
20-024
$5,700
Shearer, Peter W.
Identification and mapping of mite species and their regional variation in miticide resistance
California Strawberry Commission via University of California, Davis
20-010
$12,919

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Lammert, Amy
Strawberry & Raspberry Yogurt
Lyrical Foods, Inc. dba Kite Hill Foods
19-663
$7,343
Lammert, Amy
Task Order #7: Salad Dressing Verification
Curation Foods, Inc.
19-665
$44,269
Lammert, Amy
Task Order #8: Project Delightful
Curation Foods, Inc.
19-668
$8,014
Lammert, Amy
September 2019 - Regular and Sugar Free Beverages (7Q7u1901)
Uptime Energy, Inc.
20-066
$7,907
Nazmi, Aydin
Leveraging SNAP and mobile technology to improve food literacy and nutrition education among young people at risk for hunger: A mixed-methods randomized, controlled trial.
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-624
$135,000
Pilolla, Kari
Science for Life: Engaging College Students to Improve the Health of California's Youth
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of California, Davis
19-636
$149,034
Pilolla, Kari
Wild Blueberries - More than an antioxidant: Assessing the impact of wild blueberries on fat oxidation rates in active individuals
Wild Blueberry Association of North America
19-652
$50,031
Sikalidis, Angelos
Capacity Strengthening Undertaking - Farm Organized Response of Workers Against Risk for Diabetes: (C.S.U. - F.O.R W.A.R.D. with CalPoly)
USDA - Capacity Building Grants for Non-Land Grant Colleges of Agriculture (NLGCA)
19-512
$299,979

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Hewavitharana, Shashika
Management of diseases caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. fragariae and Macrophomina phaseolina
California Strawberry Commission via USDA - Agricultural Research Service
20-008
$5,000
Hewavitharana, Shashika
Etiology, epidemiology and management of emerging disease problem of leaf blotch, dry calyx (calyx blight), and crown rot caused by Gnomonia comari (anamorph: Zythia fragariae)
California Strawberry Commission via University of California, Davis
20-009
$7,000
Steinmaus, Scott
State Parks Native Dune Seedling Production Project for Coastal Dunes Dust Control
CA Dept of Parks & Recreation
19-057
$820,721
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Effect of lactobionate salts on strawberry and romaine lettuce yield and water relations
Leprino Foods
19-350
$93,152
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Effect of Biostimulants on Plant Health and Yield of Strawberry and Vegetable Crops
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-630
$66,717

Irrigation Training and Research Center
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-633
$100,000,000
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-644
$120,402
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
19-666
$25,000
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
20-022
$201,260

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
$45,000
Dicus, Christopher A.
Efficacy of Wildland-Urban Interface Mitigation Strategies in Advancing Community Disaster Resilience
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-619
$62,000
Malama, Bwalya
Santa Rosa Creek Flow Enhancement Pilot Project
CA Wildlife Conservation Board via Central Coast Salmon Enhancement
20-017
$16,000

Wine and Viticulture
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Ding, Shunping
Improving Integrated Pest Management of Trunk Diseases in Wine Grapes by Accurate Causal Pathogen Identifications
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
19-620
$5,000

Architecture & Env Design

Construction Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Simonian, Lonny G.
Enhancing Construction Safety Training through the use of a Virtual Construction Company Simulation System
DOL - Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
19-550
$155,526

Business

Dean's Office, Orfalea College of Business
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Dawson, Scott
Cal Poly SBDC for Innovation (2020)
U.S. Small Business Administration via University of California, Merced
20-011
$150,000
Dawson, Scott
2019/20 GO-Biz Capital Infusion Program (CIP)
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) via University of California, Merced
20-018
$55,400
Dawson, Scott
2019/20 GO-Biz Technical Expansion Assistance Program (TAEP)
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) via University of California, Merced
20-021
$115,000

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Abercromby, Kira
Confidential
Confidential
20-054
$1,000
Iscold, Paulo
Confidential
Confidential
19-501
$21,462
Nugent, Ryan
3U TestPOD Procurement
University of South Florida
20-110
$10,540
Nugent, Ryan
Confidential
Confidential
20-114
$47,408
Nugent, Ryan
Environments Testing
Maverick Space Systems, Inc
20-119
$6,623
Nugent, Ryan
Vibration Testing Support
Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems LLC
20-133
$2,014

Biomedical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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
Cardinal, Trevor
2020 AHA Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA)
American Heart Association
19-656
$154,000
Clague, David
Advanced composite membrane lateral flow/microPAD assay platforms
Hewlett Packard Corporation
20-005
$40,000
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: Modern Functional Reach Kit Test.
Mlungwana, Dumisani
19-366
$2,000
Whitt, Michael
Industry Supported Student Project: Ileostomy Bag.
Samuel Sher
19-367
$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 Requested
Lundquist, Trygve
High Productivity Cultivation of Microalgae for Biofuels and Bioproducts
DOE - Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy via MicroBio Engineering Inc.
20-014
$850,646
Nelson, Yarrow M.
End-of-life Assessment of Sinclair Label Materials Phase II: Biodegradation under Home Compost and Landfill Conditions
Sinclair Systems International LLC
20-053
$19,463
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
$25,525
Talke, Stefan
Have large scale river plumes and coastal circulation patterns been fundamentally altered by historic estuary outlet modifications?
National Science Foundation via University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES)
20-028
$18,297

Computer Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bellardo, John
Spinnaker3: Avionics Box Proposal
Purdue University
20-069
$74,972
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 Requested
Minnich, Martin
Cybersecurity for Space Systems Phase 1 (CASCADE)
DOD - Office of Economic Adjustment via CA Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR)
19-362
$340,086
Minnich, Martin
Vehicular Penetration Test
Orange County Sheriff's Department
19-489
$27,192

Electrical Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Ahlgren, William
Camp Parks Army Microgrid – A Blueprint for Nested, Modular Design
California Energy Commission via DOE - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
19-641
$94,875
Ahlgren, William
DoD Standardized Platform to Guide Rapid and Repeatable Modeling and Design of Secure and Resilient Microgrids (Rapid-Resilient-Microgrid)
DOD - Environmental Security Technology Certification Program via Xendee Inc.
20-025
$49,907

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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 Requested
Mackin, Thomas
LLNL Undergraduate Design Experience
DOE - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
20-085
$26,694
Schuster, Peter
Manufacturing Automation
SPS Technologies, LLC
20-105
$88,252
Wade, Eric
Reading with Rapiro (R2): Development and Initial Testing of an Individualized Literacy Software to Improve Reading Outcomes for Students with Reading Disabilities
ED - Institute of Educational Sciences via University of Tennessee
20-061
$106,361
Westphal, Russell
Otto Aviation - Boundary Layer Diagnostic Flight Test
Otto Aviation Group LLC
19-612
$13,695

Liberal Arts

Philosophy
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Lin, Patrick
Standard Grant: Arctic 2.0: Emerging Technologies and Ethics in a Developing Frontier
National Science Foundation
20-007
$319,193
Lin, Patrick
SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: Building an Ethical Internet of Things: From Smart Homes to Smart Cities
National Science Foundation
20-029
$263,386

Political Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Battle, Martin
Committees in the Scottish Parliament
National Science Foundation
19-598
$77,920

Science & Mathematics

Biological Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
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 University of Michigan
20-034
$61,687
Francis, Clinton
Effects of light pollution on avian and vector competence for West Nile virus
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via University of South Florida
20-089
$575,687
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
Are Sea Otter Pups More Vulnerable to the Effects of Oiling?
CA State Coastal Conservancy
20-142
$43,550
Pasulka, Alexis
Collaborative Research: RUI: Quantifying diel variability in viral-host dynamics by coupling rate measurements and omics within a coastal upwelling ecosystem
National Science Foundation
20-001
$513,026
Ruttenberg, Benjamin
Spatiotemporal Assessment of Offshore Wind Power Production on the US West Coast
U.S. Dept of Energy via National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium via New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
19-585
$300,000
Taylor, Emily
Subterranean Physiological Ecology of a Community of Endangered Species
DOI - Bureau of Land Management
20-030
$47,256
Yost, Jenn
Collaborative Research: Digitization PEN: Expanding and enhancing the California Phenology TCN
National Science Foundation via Oregon State University
20-097
$19,981

Chemistry and Biochemistry
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Eagon, Scott
RUI: Development of Molecular Probes Targeting Neglected Kinases
National Science Foundation
19-567
$165,433
Kantorowski, Eric
Access to Medium- and Large-Sized Benzofused Cycloalkenes Via Electrophilic-Opening of Cyclopropanes
Organic Syntheses Inc
20-092
$8,000
Oza, Javin
Enzymology of phosphorylated human dual-specificity kinases
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
19-551
$100,000
Wilkinson, Steven
RUI: Defining the thermodynamics of MarR family transcription factor interactions with DNA
National Science Foundation
19-540
$311,265

Mathematics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Grundmeier, Todd
Cal Poly Mathematics Noyce Scholars Program, Track 1
National Science Foundation
19-542
$1,168,599
Lin, Joyce
Role of the Extracellular Space as a Modulator of the Cardiac Gap Junction - Conduction Velocity Relationship
DHHS - National Institutes of Health (NIH) via Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
19-659
$73,032

Physics
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Keim, Nathan
CAREER: A new experimental view of rearrangements and yielding in disordered solids
National Science Foundation
19-669
$738,114

School of Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Somoza-Norton, Andrea
Reframing the Education Leadership Curriculum for Sustainability & Social Justice Practice, An Interdisciplinary Pedagogical Research
Spencer Foundation
19-078
$144,569

Total Proposals Submitted in Quarter JUL-SEP 2019: 103 Proposals, $114,980,071 Requested

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