Category: Awards and Accolades

New Funding for Michigan Tech Faculty!

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Valoree Gagnon (GLRC) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 27 edition of Tech Today below.
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Valorie Gagnon (GLRC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $749,801 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The project is entitled, “CNH2-S: Convergence Research: Bridging Knowledge Systems and Expertise for Understanding the Dynamics of a Contaminated Tribal Landscape System.” Melissa Baird (SS), Judith Perlinger (CEE) and Noel Urban (CEE) are Co-PI’s on this three and a half year project.


New Funding For Michigan Tech Faculty!

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Kristin Brzeski (CFRES), and Zhiying Shan (KIP) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 25 edition of Tech Today below.

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Kristin Brzeski (CFRES) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $318,424 research and development grant from United States Fish and Wildlife Services.

The project is entitled, “Rediscovering Red Wolf Ancestry in the Southeastern United States.” This is a twenty-one-month project.

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Zhiying Shan (KIP) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $459,000 research and development grant from the National Institutes of Health.

The project is entitled, “Involvement of the Brain Orexin System in Hypertension.” Qinghui Chen (KIP) is a Co-PI on this three-year project.


New Funding For Michigan Tech Faculty

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Todd Ontl (CFRES/ESC), and Andrew Burton (CFRES/ESC) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 14 edition of Tech Today below.
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Todd Ontl ( CFRES/ESC) is the principal investigator on a project that received a $25,000 other sponsored activities grant from Michigan State University.

The project is entitled, “A Regional Blended Learning Model to Understand Forest Carbon Management.” Patricia Leopold (CFRES/ESC) is a Co-PI on this one-year project.

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Andrew Burton (CFRES/ESC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $22,500 research and development Co-op/Joint Agreement-Cost from USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station.

The project is entitled, “Modeling Carbon Storage and Fluxes in Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands in the Southeastern United States under Climate Change, Sea Level Rise and Resource Management.” Zhaohua Dai (CFRES/ESC) is the Co-PI on this16-project.


New Funding for Michigan Tech Faculty

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Amlan Mukherjee (CEE/MTTI), and Issei Nakamura (Physics/CQP) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 11 edition of Tech Today below.

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Amlan Mukherjee (CEE/MTTI) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $49,999 research and development Contract-FFP from National Asphalt Paving Association.

The project is entitled, “PCR for Asphalt Mixtures and the Emerald Eco-Label EPD Program.” This is a one year project.

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Issei Nakamura (Physics/CQP) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $196,000 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

The project is entitled, “CAREER: Coarse-Grained Theory and Simulation of Ion-Containing Liquids: Study of Ion Solvation by Polymers and Ionic Liquids and Between Nanoparticles.” This is a five-year project that has the potential of receiving a total of $490,000.


Trista Vick-Majors Named to 2 National Boards

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Trista Vick-Majors (BioSci), for being named to the National Academies of Sciences Committee on Planetary Protection and the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Science Advisory Board. See the story which was published by in the August 6 edition of Tech Today below.
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Trista Vick-Majors (BioSci) was appointed to the National Academies of Sciences Committee on Planetary Protection. The CoPP will monitor progress implementing the planetary protection guidelines associated with priority programs and missions identified in the National Academies’ planetary science decadal surveys. The CoPP will serve as a source of advice on measures undertaken to protect the biological and environmental integrity of extraterrestrial bodies and to preserve the integrity of Earth’s biosphere.

Additionally, Vick-Majors was appointed to the U.S. Ice Drilling Program Science Advisory Board. The IDP convenes the Science Advisory Board for the purpose of forming and updating a Long Range Science Plan that addresses multiple aspects of ice core and other ice science and associated technology.


New Funding for Michigan Tech Faculty!

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Pengfei Xue (CEE/GLRC), Michelle Jarvie-Eggard (EF/RISE) and Bruce Lee (BioMed/HRI) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 5 edition of Tech Today below.

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Pengfei Xue (CEE/GLRC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $50,781 research and development co-op/joint agreement-cost from Argonne National Laboratory.

The project is “Pengfei Xue Joint Appointment Argonne National Labs.” This is a two-year project.

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Michelle Jarvie-Eggart (EF/RISE) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $199,633 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation.

The project is entitled, “Research Initiation: Factors Motivating Engineering Faculty to Adopt and Teach New Engineering Technologies.” Shari Stockero (CLS/RISE) is the Co-PI on this two-year project.

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Bruce Lee (BioMed/HRI) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $80,586 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation.

The project is entitled, “Biomimetic Redox Chemistry for Antiviral Application.” Caryn Heldt (ChE/HRI) is the Co-PI on this three year project.



New Funding For Michigan Tech Faculty!

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Andrew Burton (CFRES) and Daniel Dowden (CEE) for their new funding! See the story which was published by Sponsored Programs in the August 4 edition of Tech Today below.

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Andrew Burton (CFRES) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $327,067 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation Program.

The project is entitled, “MRI: Acquisition of an Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer for using stable isotopes to study complex ecological systems.” Molly Cavaleri (CFRES), Fengling Liu (CFRES), Sigrid Resh (CFRES) and Jared Wolfe (CFRES) are Co-PI’s on this two-year project.

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Daniel Dowden (CEE) is the principal investigator on a project that has received $204,514 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation.

The project is entitled, “NHERI Tailwood 10-Story Test Building Shake-Table Payload Research Project: Low-Damage Uplift Friction Damper for Seismically Resilient Mass-Timber Buildings.” This is a two year project.


New Funding for Yu Cai

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Yu Cai (AC/ICC) for their new funding! See the original story, published by Sponsored Programs in the August 3 edition of Tech Today below.

Yu Cai (AC/ICC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $99,942 grant from the National Security Agency (GenCyber).

The project is entitled, “GenCyber Teacher Camp at Michigan Tech.” Tim Van Wagner (AC) and Bo Chen (CS) are Co-PI’s on this Two-year project.


New Funding for Michigan Tech Faculty!

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Zhanping You (CEE/MTTI), Lorelle Meadows (PHC), and Shiyue Fang (Chem) for their new funding! See the original story, published by Sponsored Programs in the July 30 edition of Tech Today below.

Zhanping You (CEE/MTTI) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $42,613 contract cost from MSU. The project is entitled, “Testing Protocol, Data Storage, and Recalibration for Pavement ME Design.” This is a two-year project.

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 Lorelle Meadows (PHC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $231,247 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation.

The project is entitled, “Collaborative Research: Recognition of Gender Stereotyping as a Determinant of Stereotype Assimilation and Contrast Effects Resulting from Subtle Bias Exposure in STEM.” This is a three-year project.

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 Shiyue Fang (Chem) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $490,000 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation.

The project is entitled, “CAS: Long Oligodeoxynucleotides Directly from Automated De Novo Synthesis.” Yinan Yuan (CFRES) is a Co-PI on this three-year project.


New Funding-Richelle Winkler

ADVANCE at Michigan Tech would like to extend their congratulations to Richelle Winkler in Social Sciences for their new funding! See the original story, published in the July 27 edition of Tech Today below.

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Richelle Winkler (SS/GLRC) is the principal investigator on a project that has received a $8,075 research and development grant from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The project is titled, “Generating and Archiving County-Level Migration Data for Health Research and Planning.” This is a one-year project.