Research/External Support

Grants and Sponsored Programs Report, July-August 2016

ssulogocolorsmallSonoma State University received $770,000 in new grant funding in the month of July and $2.2 million in new grant funding in the month of August. Congratulations to the following principal investigators and project directors who have received new, additional or extended support for their sponsored awards in July and August of 2016.

JULY 2016

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Department: Education
Who: Dr. Carlos Ayala
Grant: Better Together: California Teachers Summit
Source: CSU Fullerton Auxiliary Services/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Amount: $80,931
New Award

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Department: Biology
Who: Dr. Daniel Crocker
Grant: Physiological Impacts of Variation in Hormonal Stress Markers and Stress Responses in Northern Elephant Seals
Source: Office of Naval Research/U.S. Department of Defense
Amount: $119,500 (total funding)
Award extended until December 31, 2016

Department: Biology
Who: Dr. Daniel Crocker
Grant: Molecular Indicators of Chronic Stress in a Model Pinniped – the Northern Elephant Seal
Source: National Marine Mammal Foundation/Office of Naval Research
Amount: $28,983 in additional funding (total of $47,679)
Award extended until September 30, 2017

Department: Biology
Who: Dr. Sean Place
Grant: Characterizing Protein Homeostasis and the Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Molecular Chaperone Expression in the Highly Stenothermal Notothenioid Fish, Trematomus Bernacchii
Source: National Science Foundation
Amount: $618,260
New Award

Department: Biology
Who: Dr. Mackenzie Zippay
Grant: Gradients in Metabolic Performance across the Intertidal Zone: A Comparative Analysis of Mussels and Barnacles
Source: CSU/Council on Ocean Affairs, Science and Technology (COAST)
Amount: $10,000
New Award

Department: Engineering Science
Who: Dr. Farid Farahmand and Arturo Arcos Ramos (student)
Grant: Smart Cane
Source: San Diego State University Research Foundation/CSU Program for Education and Research in Biology (CSUPERB)/National Science Foundation (NSF/CSU Innovation Corp microgrant)
Amount: $2,500
New Award

Department: Mathematics
Who: Dr. Sam Brannen
Grant: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Source: University Enterprises, Inc. Sacramento State University/National Science Foundation
Amount: $15,000 in additional funding (total of $60,000)
Award extended until August 31, 2017

Department: Mathematics
Who: Dr. Sam Brannen
Grant: Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)
Source: University Enterprises, Inc. Sacramento State University/CSU
Amount: $25,000 in additional funding (total of $115,750)
Award extended until August 31, 2017

Department: Mathematics
Who: Dr. Ben Ford
Grant: California Mathematics Projects, North Coast
Source: Regents of the University of California/California Subject Matter Project
Amount: $42,000
Award extended until June 30, 2017

Department: Mathematics
Who: Dr. Ben Ford
Grant: Make the Way
Source: Santa Rosa City Schools/US Department of Education
Amount: $219,936
Award extended until August 31, 2016

Department: Physics and Astronomy
Who: Dr. Lynn Cominsky
Grant: Fermi and Swift Communications and Outreach
Source: Stanford University/NASA
Amount: $8,209,203
Award extended until June 30, 2017

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department: Anthropological Studies Center
Who: Dr. Adrian Praetzellis
Grant: Historic Properties Survey Report and Archaeological Survey Report for the Bell Road/Market Street – Windsor River Road Pedestrian Improvement Project
Source: Town of Windsor
Amount: $15,500
New Award

Department: Geography
Who: Dr. Matthew Clark
Grant: Spectral and Temporal Discrimination of Vegetation Cover across California with Simulated HyspIRI Imagery
Source: NASA
Amount: $603,852
Award extended until September 30, 2017

Department: North Bay International Studies Project
Who: Dr. John Wingard and Michelle Mazzeo (Project Director)
Grant: North Bay International Studies Project
Source: Regents of the University of California/California Subject Matter Project
Amount: $42,075
Award extended until June 30, 2017

Department: Northwest Information Center
Who: Brian Much
Grant: District Four Record Searches
Source: California Department of Transportation/US Department of Transportation
Amount: $46,644
New Award

AUGUST 2016

SCHOOL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Department: Engineering Science
Who: Dr. Farid Farahmand, Derek Decker and Michael Vargas (student)
Grant: In-home Preventative and Detection Device
Source: San Diego State University Research Foundation, California State University Program for Education and Research in Biology (CSUPERB) and National Science Foundation (NSF/CSU Innovation Corp microgrant)
Amount: $2,500
New Award

Department: Physics and Astronomy
Who: Dr. Lynn Cominsky
Project: EdgeCube: A 1-Unit Global Monitor for Earth’s Ecosystems
Source: NASA
Amount: $199,665
New Award

Department: Physics and Astronomy
Who: Dr. Jeremy Qualls, Dr. Lynn Cominsky
Project: STEM Education through Sophomore Innovation (SETSI)
Source: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Amount: $584,705
New Award

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department: Anthropological Studies Center
Who: Dr. Adrian Praetzellis
Project: San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Water System Improvement Program Archaeology Review
Source: ESA + Orion Joint Venture
Amount: $126,815 (total)
Award extended until January 1, 2018

Department: Anthropological Studies Center
Who: Dr. Adrian Praetzellis
Project: Valley Fire Complex – Section 106 Compliance
Source: Granite Construction
Amount: $600,000 (total)
Award extended until December 31, 2016

DIVISION OF STUDENT AFFAIRS

Department: Children’s School
Who: Lia Thompson-Clark
Project: General Child Care and Development Program
Source: California Department of Education/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: $108,695
New Award

Department: Children’s School
Who: Lia Thompson-Clark
Project: California State Preschool Program
Source: California Department of Education/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Amount: $105,518
New Award

DIVISION OF ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Department: University Support Services
Who: Dr. Daniel Smith
Project: TRIO – Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $226,600 (year five); $1,095,095 (total funding for five years)
Department: University Support Services

Who: Loriann Negri
Project: TRIO – Student Support Services, Multilingual Learner Program
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $226,600 (year two); $1,126,400 (total funding for five years)
Department: Early Academic Outreach

Who: Urjita Parekh
Project: TRIO – Academic Talent Search, Mendocino County
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $239,942 (year one); $1,199,710 (total funding for five years)
New Award

Department: Pre College Programs
Who: Gerald Jones
Project: TRIO – Upward Bound Sonoma County
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $447,962 (year five); $2,164,876 (total funding for five years)
Department: Pre College Programs

Who: Gerald Jones
Project: TRIO – Upward Bound North
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $257,500 (year five); $1,244,425 (total funding for five years)
Department: Pre College Programs

Who: Gerald Jones
Project: TRIO – Upward Bound Math and Science
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $333,029 (year five); $1,286,106 (total funding for five years)
Department: Pre College Programs

Who: Shannon Smith
Project: TRIO – Upward Bound Lower Lake (County)
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $257,500 (year five); $1,244,425 (total funding for five years)
Department: Pre College Programs

Who: Shannon Smith
Project: TRIO – Upward Bound Upper Lake (County)
Source: U.S. Department of Education
Amount: $257,500 (year five); $1,244,425 (total funding for five years)

DIVISION OF ADMINISTRATION & FINANCE

Department: Police & Parking Services
Who: Cody Smith
Project: Charge! Program for Installation of Electric Car Charging Stations
Source: Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Amount: $14,000
New Award