The Use Charge Group has worked to improve the Special Fees and Use Charge information available on the web. The Use Charge Group is comprised of individuals representing the College of Engineering, General Accounting, Research Accounting and Research & Sponsored Programs. The revised web site includes highlights of the use charge policy and procedures as well as Frequently Asked Questions. Also new is a simplified rate calculation form which will calculate a use rate based on the revenue, expenses, year end balance and utilization provided by the department.
2008 Research Excellence Fund Submissions
Here is the breakdown of the proposals received for 2008:
- Infrastructure Enhancement: $426,462 requested in eleven proposals with $150k available
- Mentoring Grant: $86,300 requested in five proposals with $30k available
- Research Seed: $757,897 requested in nineteen proposals with $220k available
Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Assistant Professor Jeffrey Allen’s proposal, “Gas-liquid Interface Dynamics and Dissipation Mechanisms in Capillary-scale Two-phase Flow,” continues his investigations in capillary flow.