Faculty Research Funding
Faculty Research Fellowships
Initiated in fiscal year 2014, the Faculty Research Fellowship fund supports faculty research initiatives with high potential for external funding. Below is a list of past recipients. Additional program details can be found in the Funding Opportunites section.
Dr. Michelle Ammerman, Dr. James Cohen, Dr. Cheryl Samaniego, Dr. Lihua Wang, Dr. Jonathan Wenzel Dr. Ali Zand
“Identification of Polyphenolics and Other Compounds with Antibacterial and Anti-cancer Properties”
Dr. Susan Farhat, Dr. Cheryl Samaniego, Dr. Ali Zand, Dr. Mary Gilliam
“Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Surface Engineering for Biomedical Applications”
Dr. James Cohen, Dr. Gillian Ryan, Dr. Salomon Turgman Cohen
“Investigating Intraindividual Variation and Mutation in an Apple Tree”
Dr. Jaerock Kwon
“A Touch-Enabled Virtual Room for Scientific Data Exploration”
Dr. Ronald Kumon, Dr. Corneliu Rablau
“Development of a Magneto-Optic Micromanipulation Platform for Microfluidics and Biomedical Applications”
Dr. Uma Ramabadran, Dr. Gillian Ryan, Dr. Xuan Zhou
"Construction and Characterization of Graphene Supercapacitors for Electrical Power Storage"
Dr. Ronald Tackett, Dr. Prem Vaishnava, Dr. Ronald Kumon, Dr. Corneliu Rablau
"Investigating Smart Magnetic Nanoparticles for Hyperthermia Treatment of Cancer"
Dr. Joe Zhou, Dr. Prem Vaishnava
"A Novel Fe203 Nanofiber Anode Material for Na-ion Batteries"
Dr. Corneliu Rablau
"Design, Assembly and Characterization of Portable, Low-Cost Instruments for Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy"
Dr. Justin Young and Dr. Giuseppe Turini
"Gesture Identification and Task Monitoring with Markerless Motion Tracking Systems"
Dr. M. Zadeh
"Haptic display of interactions in collaborative tele-mentoring virtual surgical training in the presence of network latency"
Dr. J. Wenzel, Dr. M Ammerman, Dr. C Samaniego, Dr. L Wang, Dr. A Zand
"Supercritical fluid extraction and evaluation of antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory agents from grape stems, pomegranate, walnut hulls, and local flora"
Dr. R Kumon and Dr. P Vaishnava
"Synthesis and characterization of magnetic microbubbles as agents for anti-cancer therapy"
Dr. L Hernandez de la Pena
"Phase behavior, solubility and aggregation of asphaltenes in organic solvents via event-driven dynamics"
Faculty Research Grants-in-Aid
Initiated in fiscal year 2014, the Faculty Research Grants-in-Aid fund supports purchase of minor equipment and start up supplies in support of faculty research initiatives with high potential for external funding. Additional program details can be found in the Funding Opportunites section.
Dr. Ronald Kumon
"Digital Microscope Camera for Brightfield Imaging with Applications to Targeted Drug Delivery and Cancer Therapy"
Dr. Justin Young
"Evaluation of Handhold Design and Hand Performance in Falls Application for Faculty"
Dr. Daniel Ludwigsen
"Implementing Vibration Measurement with Electronic Speckle Pattern Interferometry (ESPI)"
Dr. Corneliu Rablau
"Magneto-optic micromanipulation techniques for microfluidics and biomedical applications & Light Scattering Investigations of Magneto-Optic Properties of Ferrofluids"
No awards were given