Faculty Grants Received 2007-2012

RecepientName of GrantAward YearAward ($)
Paul Bologna Birdsall Services Group. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Assessment Survey '11 - '12 85000
Mordecai Island Land Trust. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Assessment Survey '11 3162
Birdsall Services Group. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Assessment Survey '11 3640
LGA Engineering, Inc. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Assessment Survey '10 2640
S. Monmouth Regional Sewage Authority. Biological Assessment of Fouling Communities '10 1955
Matrix New World Engineering, Inc. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation White Paper '10 2157
Traders Cove Marina, LGA Engineering Inc. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Assessment '10 5500
Eelgrass Seed Collection, Ecosolutions '09 4000
LGA Engineering, Inc. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mitigation '09 9500
LGA Engineering, Inc. Liberty National Marina Essential Fish Habitat Assessment '09 3250
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Delineation Survey, LGA Engineering, Inc '08 9500
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bloom Prediction of Sea Nettles Using Molecular Techniques '12 - '13 83333
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).Assessment of sea nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha) polyps in Barnegat Bay, NJ. Barnegat Bay Estuary Program '10 - '11 2669
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).Assessing Invasive Plant Species in Floodplain Wetlands of the Upper Passaic River and Initiating a Geospatial Database of Invasive Plants in New Jersey '09 46668
New Jersey Sea Grant. Assessing the population genetic structure of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.): implications for management and restoration of a coastal habitat. '06 - '08 77662
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory/MISR Project: renewal of contract for forest and shrub mapping using MISR (Subcontract Award #1365499) '11 39975
Mark Chopping National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2009 (ROSES'09), NNH09ZDA001N-TERRAQUA: The Science of Terra and Aqua, A Decade of Changes in Aboveground Live Standing Dry Biomass, Canopy Cover, Height, and Understory Density in the Southwestern United States from EOS MISR and MODIS (Award #NNX11AF90G) '11 - '14 182386
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory/MISR Project: renewal of contract for forest and shrub mapping using MISR(Subcontract Award#1365499, $40,973) '10 40973
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences (2008) (ROSES'08), Terrestrial Ecology Program: Mapping Changes in Shrub Abundance & Biomass in Arctic Tundra using NASA Earth Observing System Data: A Structural Approach(Award #NNX09AL03G) '09 - '12 522,358
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jet Propulsion Laboratory/MISR Project: Forest and Shrub Mapping with MISR (Subcontract Award #1365499) '09 74573
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2008 (ROSES'08), Terrestrial Ecology Program: Structure, Biomass, and Disturbance in the Southwestern United States from MISR, MODIS, and LVIS '08 508004
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Sciences 2006 (ROSES'06), Earth Observing System submission: A New Approach for Mapping Woody Plants in the Southwestern United States Using NASA Earth Observing System Data (Award #NNX08AE71G) '08 - '11 192994
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Earth Observing System, Earth System Science Research using Data and Products from Terra, Aqua, and ACRIM Satellites: Quantifying Changes in Carbon Pools with Shrub Invasion of Desert Grasslands using Multi-Angular Data from EOS Terra and Aqua '04 - '08 481380
Yang Deng Office of Surface Mining (OSM) Reclamation & Enforcement, US Department of the Interior. Low-cost, Green Technology to Improve Water Quality in Mining-Impacted Ecosystems, Phase I – Model Development and Optimization '12 - '14 199946
DuPont Corporation. Remediation of Mixed Contaminated Plumes Using Ferrate (VI) '12 - '14 344286
New Jersey Water Environment Association (NJWEA). Formation of Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) During Co-Treatment of Sewage and Landfill Leachate '11 - '12  
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI). Scrap Tire and Water Treatment Residuals as Novel “Green” Sorbents for Removal of Common Metals from Polluted Urban Stormwater Runoff '11 - '12 14966
New Faculty Award through Puerto Rico - National Science Foundation (NSF)-EPSCoR Program. Activation of Dioxygen with Bimetallic Zero-Valent Iron Nanoparticles for Remediating Organic and Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater '09 - '11 '0000
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Bio-Utilization of Coffee Processing Wastes '09 - '11 50000
Bio Science and Engineering Initiative (BioSEI). Comprehensive Bio-Utilization of Coffee Processing Wastes '09 - '10 71700
National Science Foundation, NSF-EPSCoR RII Track 1, 5 years. Nanotechnology from Basic Science to Emerging Applications: Institute for Functional Nanomaterials(One of Multiple Co-PIs) '10 24000000
MSU-Global Education Grant. Strengthening the International Collaboration Research Program on Solid Waste Management-Induced Water Pollution between Montclair State University and Chongqing University '12 - '13 1500
MSU-PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies. A System Dynamic Study of Interaction Among Urbanization, Industrialization and Watershed Sustainable Development '11 - '12 78790
MSU-Global Education Grant. Catalyzing A New USA-China International Collaboration Research on Identification and Prevention of Water Contamination by Solid Waste Management '11 2500
MSU- Summer Grant Proposal Development. Impact of Landfill Leachate in Formation of Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) in Wastewater Treatment '11 - '12 3500
MSU- The Margaret And Herman Sokol Faculty/Student Research Grant. A New Remediation Method to Remove Estrogens from Water: Sulfate Radical-Induced Advanced Oxidation Processes (SR-AOPs) '11 - '12 '00
College of Engineering at Univ. of Puerto Rico. Fenton Treatment of High Strength Organic Wastewater: Effects of Inorganic Anions '08 - '09 5000
Huan Feng International Collaborator withTianjin University.Characteristic comparative study of sediment associated pollutant transport in Bohai Bay (China) and New Jersey coastal area '10 - '12 RMBY 40000
Funding Agency: NJ WRRI. Project Title: Application of Graphene-based Sorbents for Arsenic and Lead Removal from Drinking Water Resources '12 - '13 14868
New Jersey Sea Grant. A China-US Collaboration to Determine the Fate and Transport of Contaminants in Western Bohai Bay: A Precursor to Tianjin Port Expansion Under the 11th5-Year Plan '07 - '09 71782
System Dynamic Model Development for Passaic River Watershed Sustainability and Environmental Management Study New Jersey Sea Grant Project '08 - '09 4912
Passaic River Institute, Montclair State University. Impact of Coastal Land Use, Development and Change on Transport and Fate of Sediment-Associated Contaminants in Passaic River System '08 - '09 4922
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute (NJWRRI). Identifying the source of excess fine-grained sediments in New Jersey rivers using radionuclides '08 - '10 30000
Montclair State University PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies. Urban Coastal Landscape Change and Brownfield Remediation Studies for Coastal Sustainable Development '11 - '12 79118
Pankaj Lal USDA NIFA. Assessing socioeconomic impacts of forest biomass based biofuel development on rural communities in the southern United States (Award, MSU) '12 - '15 349963
USDOE. US-Indian consortium for advanced biofuels system (MSU: $257,768) '12 - '17 6250000
Agrisol Energy. Agroforestry Feasibility in Tanzania '08 25000
USEPA. Sustainability of Bioenergy Products Derived from Pine Forests in the U.S. South '08 - '09 10000
Carlos Molina The Margaret and Herman Sokol Institute for Pharmaceutical Life Sciences “Binding of ICER to its Own Promoter as a Mode of Cooperative Regulation” '08 - '10 100000
Sokol Faculty/Student Research Program Award, CSAM, Montclair State University '10 - '11  
Summer Grant Development Award Program of Montclair State University '10 - '11 4000
Duke Ophori National Institute of Health (NIH). The MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (U-STAR) Program '07 - '12 1800000
The Global ChangeSysTem forAnalysis,Research andTraining (START) Program. Scientific Capacity Building for Global Change Research in Ghana '12 5000
Sandra Passchier NSF-OPP award: “The Stratigraphic Expression of the Onset of Glaciation in Eocene-Oligocene Successions on the Antarctic Continental Margin” '13 - '16 118937
NSF-ODP award: “Early Pliocene record of Antarctic ice rafting and paleoenvironmental conditions, Wilkes Land Margin, Antarctica” '11 - '14 183565
Consortium for Ocean Leadership, IODP Exp. 318 USSSP Salary Support and PEA award: “Cenozoic Antarctic ice-sheet dynamics based on ice-rafted debris and bulk geochemical studies” '10 - '13 53485
NSF-IF award: Upgrade of the Optical ICP at Montclair State University '10 - '12 28050
NSF-OPP award: “Determining Middle Miocene through Pliocene changes in basal ice conditions in East Antarctica through sedimentological analyses of core samples” '09 - '11 75817
NSF subaward: “Recording Middle Miocene through Pliocene Antarctic cryospheric change based on shifts in sedimentary facies, particle size, heavy minerals and SEM analyses of quartz grain surface textures” '08 - '11 71229
NSF subaward: Recording glacier regime and sediment dispersal through the Neogene using analysis of sedimentary facies and laser particle size measurements '07 - '11 46068
Sokol Faculty-Student Research award, College of Science and Mathematics, Montclair State University: “Analysis of ice-stream drainage patterns in Antarctica using heavy mineral assemblages from marine sediment cores” '07 - '08 1850
Separately Budgeted Research award, Montclair State University: “Field geology and inorganic geochemistry of Snowball Earth rocks, Boston Bay Group, Massachusetts” '07 - '08 1130
Robert Prezant The Louis Berger Group, Inc. Lower Passaic River Restoration Project – CPG Oversight - Benthos. Subcontract '11 - '12 5850
College of Science and Mathematics Science Honors Innovation Program (SHIP) – Student research. Roche Pharmaceuticals Foundation (Renewed) '12 - '13 142500
Novartis Scholar Award. Novartis Foundation '10 - '12 9900
Merck & Co., Inc. College of Science and Mathematics Science Honors Innovation Program (SHIP) '11 - '12 160000
Roche Pharmaceuticals Foundation. College of Science and Mathematics Science Honors Innovation Program (SHIP) '10 - '11 120000
Institute for Sustainability Studies. A partnership proposal for Montclair State University and Public Service Electric & Gas Company. PSEG (3 year initiative) '09 - '11 400000
National Science Foundation. Garden State AMPS: New Jersey Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation in the Sciences. Administrative lead Alexander Gates, Rutgers University. Montclair State University, Multiple N.J. institutions. ($5,000,000) MSU is lead institution of Northern “Cluster” '09 - '14 560000
New Jersey Department of Education and NJ Department of Labor. Wall Streeter to Math Teacher: An intensive program at Montclair State University to prepare second career mathematics teachers for New Jersey '09 - '10 400000
Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Corporation. Novartis Scholars Initiative '09 - '10 39500
Buchalter Foundation funds for Science Student Scholarships '09 - '10 25000
Investors Savings Bank Foundation: Undergraduate Research Initiative '08 7500
Department of Defense, Phase-I:A new method to clean up chromium enriched stormwater in Naval shipyards '06 - '07 100000
Dibyendu Sarkar Department of Defense, Phase-I:A new method to clean up chromium enriched stormwater in Naval shipyards '06 - '07 100000
Department of Defense, Phase-II:A new method to clean up chromium and metal enriched stormwater in Naval shipyards '08 - '10 750000
National Science Foundation. REU Site: Transdisciplinary environmental science research on forest lakes in Northwest New Jersey '10 - '14 390320
National Science Foundation. Upgrade of the Optical ICP at Montclair State University '10 - '11 28050
Housing and Urban Development – Lead Technical Studies Program.A Novel Phytoremediation Method using Vetiver Grass to Cleanup Lead-Based Paint Contaminated Soils: Phase II – Field Study '11 - '13 499694
New Jersey Water Resources Research Institute. Scrap Tire and Water Treatment Residuals as Novel “Green” Sorbents for Removal of Common Metals from Polluted Urban Storm Water Runoff '11 - '12 14996
Department of Interior – Office of Surface Mining. Low-cost green technology to improve water quality in mining impacted ecosystems. Phase-I: Model development and optimization '12 - '14 199945
DuPont Corporation – Research Opportunity in Remediation Science and Engineering Program. Remediation of mixed contaminant plumes using ferrate '12 - '14 344286
MSU-Global Education Grant. Sharing a green technology between Montclair State University and the University of Calcutta, India '11 2200
Robert Taylor Vietnam Educational Foundation (Funding from US Congress through the Executive Branch of Government). Technologies for Urban Climate Change Adaptation   29700
The Angelo King Institute, Manila, Philippines. Urban Rooftop Hydroponics for Diversified Agriculture: A Strategy for Sustainable Global Cities in Emerging Economies '11 - '12 100000
Aparne Varde PSE&G: Public Service Electric and Gas CompanyDecision Support System (DSS) for IT Management '11 - '12 218000
Meiyin Wu Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Ultrasound technology for ship ballast water treatment '10 - '13 673530
National Science Foundation. Collaborative research: Greenhouse gas balance of urban temperate wetlands '10 - '13 299685
National Science Foundation. REU site: Transdisciplinary environmental science research on forest lakes in northwest New Jersey '10 - '13 390320
New Jersey Department of Environmental Conservation, “Status of the common snapping turtles in New Jersey: sustainability assessment '11 - '12 3500
New Jersey Department of Environmental Conservation. Status of the common snapping turtles in New Jersey: assessment of human consumption safety '11 - '12 3500
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Develop a wetland monitoring program and an invasive species management plan for the Au Sable River watershed '08 - '10 150498
Environmental Protection Agency through Barnegat Bay Partnership - Role of Plant and Soil Community Structure in Riparian Soil Nutrient Retention '12 - '13 47915
Montclair State University – Grant Development Support '11 - '12 3500
Environmental Protection Agency through the Barnegat Bay Partnership – Soil Health Improvement Program '11 - '13 25156
PSE&G Institute of Sustainability Science. A System Dynamic Study of Interaction Among Urbanization, Industrialization and Watershed Sustainable Development '11 - '12 78790
Danlin Yu New Jersey Sea Grant college program development. System dynamic model development for Passaic River watershed sustainability and environmental management study '08 - '09 5000
Assessing invasive plant species in floodplain wetlands of the upper Passaic River and initiating a geospatial database of invasive plants in New Jersey. Environmental Protection Agency Region II '06 - '09 46668
Global Education International Collaborative Projects or Project Development Grant. Urban vulnerability analysis based on micro-geographic environment: study of Shanghai '11 2500
MSU Grant Proposal Development Grant. The analysis of panel data with geographically weighted techniques – development of geographically weighted panel regression method   3000
Global Education Travel Grant. GIS and Spatial System Dynamic Modeling in Urban Public Safety and Security of Shanghai, China '10 1500
Montclair State University Summer Grant Proposal Development Award Project. A Study on Developing a Novel Geospatial Technique, the Homogenized Geographically and Temporally Weighted Regression, and Application to China's Regional Development '09 3000
Passaic River Institute Seed Grant. System dynamic Model Development for Phosphorus Concentration and Loads in Passaic River Watershed Due to Impact of Urbanization and Land Use Change '09 - '10 4922
Montclair State University Summer 2008 Grant Proposal Development Award. Modeling spatial-temporal dynamics of regional system using sequential polynomial '08 6000