Grants & Awards

114 total awards
$9,941,404 received July 2014 through 2017

Biology

A sequence-indexed reverse genetics resource for maize: a set of lines with single Ds-GFP insertions spread throughout the genome - Year 2

Du, Charles 9/1/14 - 3/31/16 $170,715
Rutgers University

Assessing the Biological control of Sea Nettles (Chrysaora quinquecirrha) by Nudibranchs

Bologna, Paul 7/1/16 - 6/30/17 $56,791

Assessment of clinging jellyfish Gonionemus vertens populations in the Shrewsbury River Estuary and the Manasquan River Estuary

Bologna, Paul 6/27/16 - 7/26/16 $36,042
Gaynor, John

Assessing the Biological Control of Sea Nettles (Chrysaora Quinquecirrha) by Nudibranchs

Bologna, Paul 11/15/15 - 6/30/16 $8,000

Environmental Correlates of Ranavirus Disease Distribution in New Jersey

Hazard, Lisa 4/1/15 - 3/31/16 $3,500
Monsen, Kirsten

A sequence-indexed reverse genetics resource for maize: a set of lines with single Ds-GFP insertions spread throughout the genome - Year 2

Du, Charles 9/1/14 - 3/31/16 $165,743
Rutgers University

Collaborative Research: Advancing Bayesian Phylogenetic Methods for Synthesizing Paleontological and Neontological Data

Meredith, Robert $136,451

A Reciprocal Approach to Promoting Study Abroad in STEM: Montclair State University

Molina, Carlos 3/1/14 - 6/30/15 $25,000
Cunningham,Marina

Chemistry & Biochemistry

RUI: Glycan Characterization and Quantitative Analysis via Free?Radical Induced Dissociation

Gao, Jinshan 6/1/17 - 5/31/20 $279,000

RUI: SusChEM: Increasing Soil Enzymatic Function with Targeted Microbial Inocula

Goodey, Nina 9/1/16 - 8/31/19 $320,180
Krumins, Jennifer

Opening Pathways, Engaging, and Networking in Chemistry in Northern New Jersey (OPEN-NJ) - Year 2 through 5

Goodey, Nina 7/1/16 - 6/30/20 $553,152
Herbert, Katherine/ Siekierka, John/ Kasner, Marc/ Krumins, Jennifer

Expression, purification, and enzymatic characterization of W. bancrofti DHFR

Goodey, Nina $1,000
Tobias, Andrew (Student)

2015 ASBMB Undergraduate Research Award

Goodey, Nina 5/1/15 - 9/15/15 $1,000

Opening Pathways, Engaging, and Networking in Chemistry in Northern New Jersey (OPEN-NJ)- Year 1

Goodey, Nina 5/1/15 - 4/30/20 $50,847
Herbert, Katherine/Siekierka, John/Kasner, Marc/Krumins, Jennifer

RUI: Towards accurate computational studies of dynamics and mechanisms of transition metal homogeneous (photo)catalysis

Eshuis, Hendrik 6/1/15 - 5/31/18 $195,425

Interfacially activated aggregation of alpha-synuclein - Year 1

Talaga, David 3/15/15 - 2/29/16 $283,164

DNA Repair Under Extreme Conditions - Year 4

Gindt, Yvonne 2/20/15 - 2/19/16 $10,961
Temple University

Discovery and Optimization of Botulinum Toxin A Protease Inhibitors - Supplement

Rotella,David $75,000

Discovery and Optimization of Botulinum Toxin A Protease Inhibitors - Year 1

Rotella, David 9/15/14 - 9/14/15 $422,754
Siekierka, John

Computer Science

MRI: Acquisition of a High Performance Computing Environment for Advancement of Computational Science Research and Education

Robila, Stefan 9/15/16 - 8/31/19 $497,057
Charles Du, A. David Trubatch

Dynamic Data-Driven Fusion and Scene Understanding for Real Time Queries Over Live Streaming Video

Peng, Jing 9/15/16 - 9/14/17 $145,170

Earth & Environmental Studies

CAREER: Exploring Place?Based Opportunities for Bioenergy Sustainability

Lal, Pankaj $97,542

Forest and Shrub Mapping with MISR

Chopping, Mark $10,537

CAREER: Geographic Suitability, Socioeconomic Uncertainty, and Environmental Consequences: Exploring Place-based Opportunities for Bioenergy Sustainability - Year 2

Lal, Pankaj $53,213

GIS and mapping service for the Morris County Park Commission project “Connect to Walk” - Year 1

Yu, Danlin 4/1/16 - 12/31/16 $7,200

Managing for biodiversity and blue carbon in the face of sea-level rise and barrier-island migration - Balance of Funds for Year 1

Lorenzo Trueba, Jorge 2/1/16 - 1/31/17 $35,000

Biochar-Coated Mulches for Alleviation of Stormwater N for Healthy New Jersey Coastal Waters

Yang Deng 5/1/16 - 4/30/17 $5,000

Changes in Shrub Abundance in Arctic Tundra from the Satellite High Resolution Record for the Arctic-Boreal Vulnerability Experiment and Impacts on Albedo - Year 1

Chopping, Mark 9/1/15 - 8/31/16 $13,491

Toward a Greener Water Reuse Technology with Ferrate (VI) - Phosphorous Removal and Recovery

Deng, Yang $5,000
Zheng, Lei (Student)

Coastal Processes and Human Response to Shoreline Change

Lorenzo Trueba, Jorge $365,594

The stress Nexus of Coastlines: Population development, infrastructure security, and morphological dynamics of the Upper Texas Gulf Coast

Lorenzo Trueba, Jorge 6/15/15 - 8/15/15 $16,961

CAREER: Geographic Suitability, Socioeconomic Uncertainty, and Environmental Consequences: Exploring Place-based Opportunities for Bioenergy Sustainability - Year 1

Lal, Pankaj $69,845

MRI: Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Plasma- Mass Spectrometry (ICP MS) for elemental concentration and speciation analysis at Montclair State University

Li, Xianoa 1/1/16 - 12/31/17 $168,245
Brachfeld, Stefanie/ Deng, Yang/ Passchier, Sandra/ Sarkar,Dibyendu

A Green Technology for Nutrient and Metals Reduction in New Jersey Coastal Waters - Year 2

Sarkar, Dibyendu 2/1/14 - 1/31/16 $69,998
NJ Sea Grant Consortium Deng, Yang

Reducing Copper Loads from Stamp Sand Deposits in the Keweenaw Peninsula with Permeable Reactive Barriers - Phase 1

Sarkar, Dibyendu 8/1/14 - 9/30/16 $27,494
Michigan Technical University

Development of a New, Effective and Low-cost Mulch Adsorption Material for Sustainable Management of Polluted Road Stormwater in Highly Urbanized Areas

Deng, Yang 7/1/15 - 10/1/17 $39,200
Manhattan College Sarkar,Dibyendu/Punamiya, Pravin

Assessment of Economic, Ecological, and Social Capital in Congruence with Design Studies for Reducing Storm Surge and Flooding Risks to New Jersey Coastal Communities - Supplement

Lal, Pankaj 8/12/13 - 3/31/15 $10,000
NJ Institute of Technology

Developing a green technology to remove phosphate and pharmaceuticals from wastewater effluents: (Student Project Director: Saumik Panja)

Deng, Yang 3/1/15 - 2/29/16 $5,000
Rutgers University Sarkar, Dibyendu

Effects of hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) grow-out operations on benthic communities in Barnegat Bay, NJ

Shell, Rebecca 3/1/15 - 2/29/16 $5,000
Rutgers University Prezant, Robert

Collaborative Research: Integrated Field and Modeling Investigation of Coupled Barrier-Backbarrier System Responses to Long-Term Coastal Change

Lorenzo Trueba, Jorge 8/15/15 - 7/31/19 $365,594
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

US-India Consortium for Sustainable Advanced Biofuels System - Year 2

Lal, Pankaj 3/18/14 - 12/31/15 $122,553
University of Florida

Collaborative research: Deglacial ice dynamics in the Weddell Sea embayment using sediment provenance

Brachfeld, Stefanie 9/1/14 - 8/31/17 $157,056

A high-resolution circumpolar delineation of the forest-tundra ecotone with implications for carbon balance

Chopping, Mark 8/1/14 - 8/31/15 $39,086

Forest and Shrub Mapping with MISR - Supplement

Chopping, Mark 3/1/15 - 12/31/15 $29,600

Approaches to Mitigation of Landfill Leachate-Induced UV Transmittance Impacts

Deng, Yang 9/1/14 - 8/31/16 $175,652

Understanding ice dynamics, meltwater discharge, and paleocirculation in the Baltic Sea Paleoenvironment through laser particle size and XRF analysis - Supplement

Passchier, Sandra 1/22/14 - 1/31/16 $7,993
Consortium For Ocean Leadership

A Green Technology for Nutrient and Metals Reduction in New Jersey Coastal Waters - Year 1

Sarkar, Dibyendu 9/1/14 - 8/31/15 $69,997
NJ Sea Grant Consortium Deng, Yang

Mathematical Sciences

CAREER: Research and Education in Gravitational-Wave Science

Favata, Marc 1/1/17 - 1/1/22 $400,000

Preparing the Effective Elementary Mathematics Teacher

Krupa, Erin 4/1/17 - 3/31/22 $1,106,026

Engaged Learning Through Creativity in Mathematics and Science - Year 1

Munakata, Mika 9/15/16 - 9/14/17 $100,000
Vaidya, Ashwin

Enumerative extremal problems - Year 2

Cutler, Jonathan 3/27/15 - 3/26/16 $19,725

RUI: Transport of inertial particles in time-dependent and stochastic flows

Forgoston, Eric 7/15/14 - 6/30/17 $299,987

Collaborative Research: Improved Vehicle Autonomy in Geophysical Flows

Forgoston, Eric 7/1/15 - 6/30/18 $54,713

Understanding the Dynamics of Stochastic Disease Spread in Metapopulations - Supplement

Forgoston, Eric 6/1/15 - 8/31/15 $10,000

Child Growth Curve Modeling

Ivanescu, Andrada 8/1/15 - 8/31/15 $10,957

CUSP-Creative University Partnerships in Mathematics - Year 3

Munakata, Mika 7/1/15 - 6/30/16 $365,000
Willis, Jacalyn

The DYME project: Developing Students’ Thinking of Dynamic Measurement

Panorkou, Nicole $49,443

Short Course on the Mathematical Sciences in Obesity Research - Year 3

Thomas, Diana 7/1/14 - 6/30/15 $10,859

Early Risk Assessment through Mathematical Modeling of Quantitative Placental Anatomic/Structural Biomarkers

Thomas, Diana 7/1/15 - 12/31/16 $49,275

Dean's Office

Garden State LSAMP Phase II - Year 3

Prezant, Robert 7/1/16 - 6/30/17 $72,252
Rutgers University Molina, Carlos

At Risk - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems and Resilient Communities & Economies in an Era of Climate Change: A Balanced Approach to Protecting People, Property and Nature in Historic Greenwich Township, N.J. - Partial Funding for Year 1

Michael Weinstein 2/1/16 - 7/31/16 $6,005

Garden State LSAMP Phase II - Year 2

Prezant, Robert 7/1/15 - 6/30/16 $72,694
Rutgers University Molina, Carlos

Impact of Hurricane Sandy: Threats to Communities and Ecosystems from Storm-Induced Mobilization of Toxic Compounds

Weinstein, Michael 12/1/14 - 11/30/15 $83,342

Effects of hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) grow-out operations on benthic communities in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey

Prezant, Robert 3/1/15 - 2/29/16 $5,000
NJ Water Resources Research Institute/Rutgers University Shell, Rebecca

Health Careers

Upward Bound - Year 6 (Continuation)

Lorenzo, Donna 9/1/15 - 8/31/16 $257,500

Upward Bound - Year 5

Lorenzo, Donna 9/1/15 - 8/31/16 $250,000

Passaic River Institute

Developing a Wetland Baseline at the Watershed Scale - Year 1

Wu, Meiyin 6/29/16 - 9/28/17 $63,479
Weinstein, Michael

Establishing a Crossing Assessment Program in New Jersey

Wu, Meiyin 6/25/15 - 6/24/16 $20,000
Wildlife Management Institute

Assessment of the First Herpetofauna Tunnels in New Jersey

Wu, Meiyin 3/1/15 - 12/31/15 $3,500

Lake Hopatcong Foundation Study

Wu, Meiyin 10/1/14 - 2/28/15 $15,932
Galster, Josh/Lee, Lee/ Olsen, Kevin/Shell, Rebecca

Passaic River Basin EcoExplorers Program for Paterson middle school students

Wu, Meiyin 7/15/14 - 6/30/15 $17,892

Professional Resources in Science and Mathematics (PRISM)

CUSP: Creative University - School Partnerships in Mathematics - Year 3

Munakata, Mika 7/1/15 - 6/30/16 $365,000
Willis,Jacalyn/Krupa, Erin

Corporate Contributions

Hodson Physics Scholarship - Gift

N/A 7/28/14 $575.00
2014 Richard Hodson Stipend

Science Honor Innovation Program - Gift

N/A 7/30/14 $10,000.00

Weston Science Scholars Program - Gift

N/A 8/6/14 $21,800.00
Fall 2014 commitment

Novartis Scholarship Program - Gift

N/A 8/19/14 $9,900.00
To support a graduate student preparing for a research career in the pharmaceutical life sciences

Health Careers Service Fund - Gift

N/A 9/16/14 $25,000.00

Passaic River Institute - Gift

N/A 10/24/14 $1,000.00
Passaic River Symposiium VI-10/9 & 10/2014

Kurt and Anny Landsberger Scholarship in Environmental Studies - Gift

N/A 11/7/14 $5,000.00
2 scholarshps of $2,500 each

Weston Science Scholars Program - Gift

Lynn English 12/17/14 $96,571.00

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Pledge

Meiyin Wu 12/23/14 $15,000.00
Eco-Explorers Summer Program in Environmental Science, Ecology & Computer Technology for Newark middle school children

College of Science and Mathematics Advisory Council - Gift

N/A 12/31/14 $2,000.00

NJ School of Conservation - Gift

N/A 12/31/14 $100.00

TechLaunch Award 2015 - Gift

N/A 12/31/14 $1,000.00

NY Society of Cosmetic Chemists - Pledge

N/A 2/1/15 $10,000.00
To support undergratue students majoring in chemistry or biology with a minimum grade point average of 3.0. Preference will be given to women, underrepresented minorities and students with financial need.

BMS Teaching Excellence - Gift

Jacalyn Willis 2/9/15 $50,000.00
To improve the teaching and learning of science and mathematics through effective K-12 professional development

Prism / Living Laboratory - Pledge

Jacalyn Willis 2/11/15 $25,000.00
STEM Education to prepare the next generation on professional workforce

BMS Teaching Excellence - Pledge

Jacalyn Willis 2/26/15 $6,000.00
To provide funding to the MSU BMS Center for Science Teaching & Learning 10th Anniversary Celebration

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Gift

Meiyin Wu 3/13/15 $20,000.00
To support the Passaic River Basin Eco-Explorers Summer Program

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Gift

Meiyin Wu 4/10/15 $10,000.00
Passaic Basin Eco-Explorers Program

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Gift

N/A 4/24/15 $300.00

Supporting the Elmeryl Davies Memorial Scholarship (EAES) - Gift

N/A 5/5/15 $2,000.00

Passaic River Institute - Gift

N/A 5/8/15 $230.00
To support the Third River Water Quality Study

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Gift

Meiyin Wu 5/8/15 $20,000.00
To support the 2015 Passaic Basin Eco-Explorers Summer Program in Environmental Science, Ecology & Computer Technology for Newark middle school students

Novartis Scholarship Program - Gift

N/A 5/19/15 $9,900.00
Novartis 2015 Scholar

Passaic River Institute - Gift

N/A 5/27/15 $1,000.00
To support the Passaic River Institute conservation porject

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Gift

Meiyin Wu 6/24/15 $1,000.00
To support the 2015 Passaic Basin Eco-Explorers Summer Program

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Pledge

Meiyin Wu 7/20/15 $2,500.00
To provide Newark students with the Passaic Basin Eco-Explorers Summer Program in Environmental Science, Ecology & Computer Technology

Weston Science Scholars Program - Gift

N/A 8/12/15 $22,450.00
Fall 2015 commitment

Science Honors Innovation Program - Pledge

N/A 9/18/15 $19,500.00
To support a two year intensive experimental research program for competitively selected juniors and seniors who demonstrate a commitment to pursue scientific research and show potential for innovative approaches.

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Pledge

Meiyin Wu 10/28/15 $15,000.00
To support the 2016 Eco-Explorers Summer Porgram

Health Careers Service Fund - Gift

N/A 11/12/15 $30,000.00
To support the tuition needs of Health Career students for Academic Year 2016 and Summer 2016

Weston Science Scholars Program - Gift

N/A 12/16/15 $94,541.00
Spring 2016 commitment

Passaic Basin Science and Computer Summer Program - Pledge

Meiyin Wu 12/23/15 $15,000.00

Biology Department - Gift

N/A 12/31/15 $100.00

Weston/Montclair STEM Initiative - Gift

N/A 12/31/15 $9,500.00

BMS Teaching Excellence - Gift

Jacalyn Willis 2/9/16 $50,000.00
To support the work of Jackie Willis and the PRISM program at the Bristol-Myers Squibb Center for Science Teaching and Learning at MSU. THe program inmproves the teaching of science in NJ school districts in on-going relationships through programs offered by PRISM,

PharmFest Scholarship - Pledge

N/A 2/24/16 $1,000.00
Scholarship Sponsor

PharmFest Scholarship - Pledge

N/A 2/24/16 $500.00
Donation

Irwin Gawley Scholarship - Gift

N/A 3/7/16 $150.00
In memory of Dorothy Gawley

PharmFest Scholarship - Gift

N/A 3/14/16 $500.00

2016 TechLaunch Future Scientist Program - Gift

N/A 3/14/16 $3,000.00

PharmFest Scholarship - Gift

N/A 3/31/16 $10,000.00
Industry Leader Sponsorship

Passaic River Institute - Gift

N/A 4/7/16 $1,000.00
To help support the Passiac River Institute project

Co-Sponsor of 2016 TechLaunch Future Scientist Program - Gift

N/A 4/18/16 $3,000.00

PharmFest Scholarship - Gift

N/A 4/28/16 $5,000.00
Panel Session Host Sponsorship

Kurt and Anny Landsberger Scholarship in Environmental Studies - Gift

N/A 4/30/16 $5,000.00