FGP awards

2016 Awards

Awardee

Title

Department

Proposal

Amount Awarded

Jane Armstrong

Professor

English

Aphasia: Neurological Disease in Text and Image

$8,407.00

David Auty

Assistant Professor

School of Forestry

Nondestructive acoustic assessment of wood stiffness in small-diameter ponderosa pine

$13,410.00

Jaime J. Awe

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Lasers in the Jungle: Ground-Truthing LiDAR Data and Ancient Maya Landscape Modification in Belize.

$14,896.00

Omar Badreldin

Assistant Professor

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Design and Evaluation of Interhospital Patient Transfer System

$14,922.00

Stephen Brown

Associate Professor

School of Music

Interval Pairing and the Tonnetz in a Twelve-Tone
Context: Webern's Variations for Orchestra, Op. 30

$7,500.00

Paul Donnelly

Associate Professor

Comparative Cultural Studies

Reconstruction and Translation, with Philosophical
Commentary, of Nietzsche's Original Will to Power

$14,985.00

Frederick Gooding

Assistant Professor

Ethnic Studies

Black Federal Workers in the Nation's Capital

$7,438.00

Robert Goodman

Assistant Professor

Psychological Sciences

Protecting the past with presence: Mindfulness
training to improve episodic memory in aging adults

$12,772.00

Zsuzsanna Gulacsi

Professor

Comparative Cultural Studies

Diagrams, Analytical Line drawings, and Digital Reconstructions for a Book on Ancient Religious Art

$14,528.00

Ricardo Guthrie

Associate Professor

Ethnic Studies

The digital future of black journalism: a survey of african american newspapers in the west

$5,632.00

Ed Hood

Professor

Global Languages and Cultures

English Translation of "los gallos de san esteban"

$8,900.00

James Leve

Professor

School of Music

Of [Sound] Mind, Voice, and Body: Disabilities in
Musical Theater

$12,989.00

Gerrick Lindberg

Assistant Professor

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Computational optimization of polymer electrolyte
membrane fuel cells

$15,000.00

Luke Maring

Assistant Professor

Philosophy

What's the Problem with Political Authority?

$7,500.00

Sharon Moses

Assistant Professor

Anthropology

Archaeological Exploration of African Slave Beliefs and Magic Ritual Practices along a Plantation Slave Street in South Carolina

$11,900.00

Ryan Porter

Assistant Professor

School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Seismic Insights into the Basaltic Volcanism of the
San Francisco Volcanic Field

$11,217.00

Mary Anne Hales Reynolds

Associate Professor

School of Nursing

Palliative care needs of adults (20-59) diagnosed with advanced heart disease: a pilot study

$8,480.00

Donelle Ruwe

Professor

English

The gendering of romantic aesthetics in books for children

$14,375.00

Melissa Santana

Assistant Professor

School of Art

An Investigation into Where BIM technology is
Taught in Undergraduate Interior Design Programs.

$7,500.00

Aaron Smith

Assistant Professor

Biological Sciences

FGP – Climate change over the last 40,000 years: Stenomorpha darkling beetles and desertification

$14,979.00

Michael Smith

Assistant Professor

School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability

Multibeam sonar mapping of a submarine canyon to
track gravel from the mountains to the deep sea

$14,969.00

2015 Awards

AwardeeTitleDepartmentProposalAmount Awarded
Dierdra BycuraAssistant ProfessorHealth SciencesCareer Firefighters Adherence to an Exercise Plan to Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness10,891.00
Constantin CiocanelAssociate ProfessorMechanical EngineeringInvestigation of the effect of Ni nanostrands and conductive graphene dispersions coatings15,000.00
Ann CollierAssistant ProfessorPsychologyDeveloping a Culturally-Sensitive Obesity Intervention14,990.00
Julieta FernandezAssistant ProfessorEnglishLiving with Host Families: Language Socialization and Language Development in Study Abroad12,618.00
Liza HoleskiAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesIdentification of genetic loci underlying plant defense against insect herbivores in Mimulus guttatus (yellow monkeyflower)14,980.00
Sara JarvisAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesThe effect of forearm endurance training on the metaboreflex and time to fatigue during chronic hypoxic exposure14,978.00
Andrew KoppischAssistant ProfessorChemistry & BiochemistryTargeting Stealth Siderophore Biosynthesis in Pathogenic Bacteria as Novel Therapeutic Strategy14,508.00
Julie MuellerAssistant ProfessorEconomicsDoes willingness to pay vary with location? Investigating spatial spillover effects in willingness to pay for forest restoration7,500.00
Nathan C NietoAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesSeasonal changes in Hantavirus tissue tropism14,988.00
Luke PlonskyAssistant ProfessorEnglishA Reliability Generalization Meta-analysis of Research Instruments in Second Language Acquisition11,550.00
Michael ShaferAssistant ProfessorMechanical EngineeringCoordinated control of wind turbine arrays: A 'big-data' approach to wind farm control15,000.00
Tinna TraustadottirAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesExercise-induced resistance to oxidative stress: Effects of aging15,000.00
Robin TuchschererAssistant ProfessorCivil EngineeringServiceability Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Discontinuity Regions15,000.00
Soo Jung YounAssistant ProfessorEnglishInvestigating linguistic and discourse features for automated scoring13,500.00
Yulei ZhangAssistant ProfessorComputer Information SystemsEngaging Junior and Senior College Students in Upper Division Courses10,059.00

2014 Awards

AwardeeTitleDepartmentProposalAmount Awarded
Michael AmundsonProfessorHistoryPreserving the Past in 3D Living Color: Digitizing,Restoring and Cataloging the Clyde A. McCoy Collectionof 1940 Stereo Color Slides7,500.00
Pamela BoschAssociate Professor Physical TherapyDetermine feasibility for investigating gains in aerobic capacity after stroke by training at ventilatory threshold13,850.00
Matthew BowkerAssistant ProfessorForestryGreenhouse-scale production of soil crust mosses as an ecological restoration material: Feasibility Study13,377.10
Julie BrownAssistant ProfessorMusicDancing to Schumann:Hans van Manen's 1975 Ballet Four Schumann Pieces7,500.00
Constantin CiocanelAssistant ProfessorMechanical EngineeringInvestigation of the fatigue behavior of a NiMnGa magnetic shape memory alloy13,540.00
Jennifer DuisAssistant ProfessorChemistry & BiochemistryDevelopment of a acid/base chemistry diagnostic for enhancement of learning outcomes 14,278.70
Kathy EastwoodProfessorPhysics & AstronomySimulating the Formation of Massive Star Clusters6,300.00
Dana ErnstAssistant ProfessorMathematics & StatisticsAn Open Problem Library for Mathematics7,500.00
Ricardo GuthrieAssistant ProfessorEthnic StudiesTHE CARLTON B. GOODLETT ARCHIVE: A Research Analysis of a Black Press7,499.08
Juanita HerediaAssociate Professor Global Languages Transnational Latinas/os and the City: Negotiating Urban Experiences in Twenty-first Century Literature and Popular Culture7,500.00
Chun-Hsing HoAssistant ProfessorCvl,Const, Env EngineeringInvestigating Thermal-Induced Deterioration of Asphalt Pavements in Northern Arizona12,790.63
Sara JarvisAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesCharacterization of autonomic responses to acute and long-term exposure to moderate altitude15,022.03
Kurt LancasterAssociate Professor CommunicationsShooting with 16mm RAW Cinema Cameras7,500.00
Michael LermaAssistant ProfessorPolitics & Intl AffairsPrinciples of Navajo Good Governance13,234.40
Sheila NairProfessorPolitics & Intl AffairsMass Violence, Remembrance, and the Memorial/Museum7,500.00
Nathan NietoAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesEndemic maintenance of zoonotic infectious disease: synergism between diverse host-vector dynamics and antigenic variation leads to long-term pathogen survival.15,000.00
George RudebuschProfessorPhilosophyPlato’s Laches: Argument Analysis and Alternative Interpretations 7,500.00
Andrew Sanchez MeadorAssistant ProfessorForestryOld Meets New: Using Aerial Photography and Computer Vision to Quantify Vegetation Structure9,743.95
Edward SmaglikAssistant ProfessorCvl,Const, Env EngineeringPilot Study: A Methodology for Addressing Bicycle / Motor Vehicle Conflict Zones14,199.30
Derek SondereggerAssistant ProfessorMathematics & StatisticsSynthesizing global viral abundances7,500.00
Tinna TraustadottirAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesDoes Resistance to Oxidative Stress Increase in Response to an Exercise Intervention?14,984.00