Research Gazette July 2009July 31, 2009
Total grants awarded: $561,130
Dr. Walter L. Bradley, mechanical engineering; $33,325; SBIR PHASE 1: Coconut (COIR) Fiber Automotive Composites; Whole Tree
Dr. Bryan W. Brooks, environmental science, and Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $42,000; Effectiveness and Utility of Surface Application and Soil Percolation for Removal of Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Product Microcontaminants; Texas Tech University, Texas On-site Wastewater Treatment Research Council
Dr. Gary R. Elkins, psychology and neuroscience; $47,741; Evaluation of a Biobehavioral Intervention for Hot Flashes; National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Kevin J. Gutzwiller, biology; $32,122; Thresholds in Bird-Landscape Relations; U.S. Forest Service
Dr. David A. Jack, mechanical engineering; $66, 679; Phenomenological-based Constitutive Model and Simulation of Fiber Interaction for Short Fiber Composite Processing; University of Missouri-Columbia, National Science Foundation
Dr. Christopher J. Meyer, management; $54,844; Investigating Suspicion in a Distributed Technology Based System; Air Force Institute of Technology
Dr. Kevin G. Pinney, chemistry and biochemistry; $80,000; Combretastatin A1 Glucuronide Synthesis and Characterization; Symphony ViDa Inc.
Dr. Robert Jay Pulliam, geology; $5,862; Potential Tsunami Sources Affecting the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Coasts; U.S. Geological Survey
Dr. Qin Sheng, mathematics; $22,000; Rapidly Convergent Quadrature-Free (FCQF) Methods for Highly Oscillatory Diffraction Integrals in Light Beam Propagations; General Dynamics Information Technology Inc.
Dr. Stephen J. Trumble, biology; $77,585; Stress Effects and Mass Marking in Salmon; Alaska Sustainable Salmon Fund
Dr. Kenneth T. Wilkins, graduate studies; $26,200.37; Doctor of Science in Occupational Therapy; U.S. Army Center for Healthcare Contracting, MEDCOM
Dr. Darryn S. Willoughby, health, human performance and recreation; $63,123; Effects of Four Weeks of Ubiquinol Supplementation in Conjunction with Endurance Exercise Training on Blood and Muscle Levels of Reduced and Oxidized CoQ10 and Markers of Oxidative Stress in Middle-aged Males; Kaneka Corp.
Dr. Joe C. Yelderman Jr., geology; $9,649; Development of a Spatial Visualization Database and Maps; McLennan County Groundwater District
Information provided by the Baylor Office of Sponsored Programs