Research Gazette September 2008Sept. 30, 2008
Total grants awarded: $925,275
Dr. Christopher Bader and Dr. Paul Froese, sociology; $90,000; R&D Study of Religion; John Templeton Foundation, Penn State
Dr. Erich J. Baker, engineering and computer science; $13,464 (additional funding); Ontological Discovery System; Oak Ridge National Laboratory, UT-Battelle, LLC
Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $88,898; Advancing Texas Biofuel Production; United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research Education and Extension Service, Texas AgriLife Research
Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $49,000; Texas Biofuel Production Support; Department of Energy, State Energy Conservation Office
Dr. Klaus Kirsten, mathematics; $50,000; Collaborative Research: The Casimir Effect: Geometry and Boundary Condition Dependence; National Science Foundation
Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, chemistry and biochemistry; $147,140; Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry Oxigene Core Grant Focusing on the Tumor Microenvironment; Oxigene Inc.
Dr. Michaela J. Ritter and Dr. J. David Garrett, communication sciences and disorders; $95,305; Baylor Language and Literacy Project; Department of Education
Dr. Andrew K. Scherer, anthropology, forensic science and archeology; $27,015; Death and Burial Among the Classic Maya--Fellowship; Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
Dr. Charles M. Tolbert II, sociology; $318,736; Nascent Employer and Their First Employees: Hope for Development in Rural America; U.S. Department of Agriculture
Dr. Mary Lynn Trawick, chemistry and biochemistry; $27,717; Biochemistry and Cell Biology Oxigene Core Grant Focusing on the Tumor Microenvironment; Oxigene Inc.
Dr. Sascha Usenko, environmental science; $18,000; "Student Worker Agreement CRASR" Professional Services Agreement with City of Waco; City of Waco