Research Gazette June 2008

June 30, 2008
Grant awards for June 2008

Total awarded: $1,020,804

Dr. Erich J. Baker, computer science; $13,464; Ontological Discovery Environment; Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Michael D. Beaty, philosophy; $80,000; Science Philosophy and Belief; Calvin College, John Templeton Foundation

Dr. Mary C. Brucker, nursing; $30,707; FY 08 Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship; Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration

Dr. C. Kevin Chambliss, chemistry and biochemistry; $25,000; Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Fish Pilot Study; Tetra Tech, Environmental Protection Agency

Dr. Jay R. Dittmann, physics; $80,000; Elementary Particle Physics at Baylor; Department of Energy

Dr. Lorynn R. Divita, family and consumer sciences; $24,000; Red, White, Blue and Green: Comparing the True Environmental Costs of U.S. Conventionally-grown Cotton and Imported Organic Cotton; Cotton Incorporated

Cynthia C. Fry, computer science, Dr. William Jordan, mechanical engineering, and Dr. Gregory W. Leman, management; $50,000; Kern Entrepreneurship Education Network; Kern Family Foundation

Dr. Diana R. Garland, social work; $65,000; A Global Mission Leadership Initiative; Henry Luce Foundation

Dr. Lori D. Greenwood, health, human performance and recreation; $12,260; Athletic Training Internship Agreement; Southwest Sports Medicine, Crawford ISD

Dr. Kevin J. Gutzwiller, biology; $25,671; Refining Models of Wildlife Habitat Survivorship; U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station

Loeen Irons and Dr. Beth A. Lanning, health, human performance and recreation; $14,000; Sexual Assault Risk Factor Identification and Community Needs Assessment; Advocacy Center for Crime Victims and Children

Dr. Ryan S. King, biology; $35,000; Refinement and Validation of Habitat Quality Indices (HQI) and Aquatic Life Use (ALU) Indices for Application to Assessment and Monitoring of Texas Surface Waters; Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Texas A&M University

Dr. Judith Wright Lott, nursing; $100,000; Nursing Simulators Equipment; Communities Foundation of Texas

Dr. Christopher Marsh, J.M. Dawson Institute for Church-State Studies; $25,000; Bradley Foundation Fellowship 08/09; The Bradley Foundation

Dr. David K. Nichols, political science; $25,000; Bradley Foundation Fellowship 08/09; The Bradley Foundation

Dr. Maxwell E. Shauck and Grazia Zanin, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $34,860; Analysis of Airborne Data Collected During 2006 to Characterize HCHO Emissions and Sources in the Houston Area; Houston Advanced Research Center

Dr. Maxwell E. Shauck and Grazia Zanin, Baylor Institute for Air Science; $199,869; Airborne Measurements to Investigate Radical Sources in the Houston Area; Houston Advanced Research Center

Dr. Qin Sheng, mathematics; $19,000; Rapidly Convergent Quadrature-free (FCQF) Methods for Highly Oscillatory Diffraction Integrals in Light Beam Propagations

Dr. Mary Margaret Shoaf and Dr. Tommy J. Bryan, mathematics; $86,990; Promoting Student Success in Middle and High School Geometry; Teacher Quality Grants Programs, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Dr. Stephen M. Sloan, history; $56,953; Here and There: Recollections of Texas in World War II; Friends of the Texas Historical Commission

Dr. Trena L. Wilkerson, curriculum and instruction; $6,000; Teachers Teaching with Technology; Texas Instruments

Dr. Darryn S. Willoughby, health, human performance and recreation; $12,000; Effects of Four Weeks of Daily Soy Milk, Dairy Milk, or Rice Milk Ingestion on the Exercise Induced Post-Menopausal Population; White Wave Food Company

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