Greetings,

 

Please join me in commending UTC faculty and staff who have received awards or submitted proposals for sponsored programs in November and December, 2016. You will notice that we have a new format for these announcements. Moving forward, sponsored program activity will be announced based on the month that the award or proposal is fully processed in the Evisions system. If you have any questions about award activity, don’t hesitate to reach out.

 

Best regards,
Meredith

 

Congratulations! The following UTC Faculty and Staff have attracted $82,432 in external grant and contract awards:

  • Dr. Alex Rollins (Chemical Engineering) has received $45,000 from the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute for the project entitled, “Efficient Modular Wall Systems for New Construction and Retrofit.”
  • Ms. Laurie Melnik, Dr. Joel Baxley, and Michele Mummert (Southeast Center for Education) have received $10,432 from Shelby County Schools for the project entitled, “Arts Integration Workshops at Sherwood Elementary School, Memphis TN.”
  • Dr. Joey Shaw (Biology) has received $18,500 from the Tennessee Native Plant Society for the project entitled, “A Modern, Online Tennessee Plant Atlas.”
  • Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste (Health & Human Performance) has received $8,500 from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga Incorporated for the project entitled, “D.A.N.C.E. – Determining Adolescents’ Needs for Culturally-Appropriate Exercises: Investigating the Barriers to Physical Activity for Minority Female Adolescents.”

 

Good Luck! The following UTC faculty and staff members submitted proposals the potential to generate over $7,566,365 in external funding, if awarded:

  • Dr. Feng Bao (Mathematics) has requested $133,512 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Efficient Adaptive Backward SDE Methods for Nonlinear Filtering Problems.”
  • Dr. Beverly Brockman and Ms. Laura Perryman (Marketing) have requested $9,500 from the UT Alliance of Women Philanthropists for the project entitled, “Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference Proposal.”
  • Ms. Sandra Cole (Center for Community Career Education) has requested $6,000 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “CK, Now!”
  • Dr. Morgan Cooley (Social Work) and Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien (Counseling) requested $13,063 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Mental Health First Aid Training for College Students.”
  • Ms. Sue Culpepper (College of Business Administration) has requested $9,895 from the UT Alliance of Women Philanthropists for the project entitled, “UTC College of Business Student Career Closet Renovation.”
  • Dr. Loren Hayes (Biology), Dr. Amanda Clark (Psychology), and Dr. Cecelia Wigal (Mechanical Engineering) requested $24,825 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “M-WiSE: Minority Women in Science Endeavor.”
  • Ms. Jennifer Henkle (Student Affairs) has requested $7,977 from the UT Alliance of Women Philanthropists for the project entitled, “UTC Food Pantry.”
  • Dr. Linda Hill (Nursing) has requested $1,999,690 from the Health Resources and Services Administration for the project entitled, “CRNA3D MAPS to Success –  Mentorships, Admissions, Partnerships & Student Support.”
  • Dr. Farah Kandah (Computer Science) has requested $806,400 from the US Dept. of Energy for the project entitled, “Software Defined Network Utilization to Improve the Network Performance in Collaborative Virtual Labs.”
  • Dr. Marcus Mauldin (Political Science), Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptist (Health & Human Performance), Dr. Kara Hamilton (Health & Human Performance), and Ms. Nicole Brown (Communications) requested $20,462 from the UT Alliance of Women Philanthropists for the project entitled, “Remedying Chattanooga Food Deserts Through Understanding, Awareness, Education and Advocacy.”
  • Dr. Claire McCullough and Ms. Katherine Winters (Computer Science) requested $16,722 from the Alliance of Women Philanthropists – Giving Circle for the project entitled, “Plugging the Leaky Pipeline: Increasing Women’s Participation in Computer Science.”
  • Mr. Michael Miller (Radio Station) has requested $100,000 from the Public Radio Exchange for the project entitled, “Muslims in the Bible Belt Podcast.”
  • Ms. Carolyn Runyon (Library) and Dr. Susan Eckelmann (History) requested $14,715 from the UT Alliance of Women Philanthropists for the project entitled, “Voices of African American Women Oral History Project.”
  • Dr. Joey Shaw (Biology) has requested $18,500 from the Tennessee Native Plant Society for the project entitled, “A Modern, Online Tennessee Plant Atlas.”
  • Dr. Li Yang (Computer Science) has requested $75,000 from the Prairie View A and M University (PVAMU) for the project entitled, “Developing Innovative Privacy Learning Modules to Engage Students in Cybersecurity Education.”
  • Ms. Belinda Brownlee (Center for Community Career Education) has requested $1,556,695 from the US Department of Education for the project entitled, “UTC Upward Bound Program.”
  • Mr. Andrew Carroll (Vice Chancellor for Research), Mr. Charles Mix (Center for Academic and Innovative Technologies), and Mr. Andrew Mindermann (Office of Sustainability) requested $39,916 from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission for the project entitled, “Conservation Web Map for the Little Tennessee River Native Fish Conservation Area Partnership (NFCA).”
  • Dr. Louie Elliott (Mechanical Engineering), Mr. Alex Brent Rollins (Chemical Engineering), Dr. Thomas Loveless (Electrical Engineering), Dr. Dalei Wu (Computer Science), and Dr. Aldo McLean (Engineering Management & Technology) requested $259,877 from The PT Solution, LLC for the project entitled, “PT Ribbon Rail Applied Research Proposal.”
  • Dr. Jennifer Ellis and Dr. Karen Adsit (School of Education) have requested $629,534 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “STEM-MS Chattanooga: Transforming Middle Grades Education Through a STEM-Infused Learning Model.”
  • Dr. Ronald Goulet (Mechanical Engineering) has requested $31,360 from the Missile Defense Agency for the project entitled, “Optimizing Flowability & Related Material Properties of Thermal Battery Powders.”
  • Dr. Andrew Ledoan, Dr. Roger Nichols, and Dr. Cuilan Gao (Mathematics) requested $13,245 from the American Mathematical Society for the project entitled, “Chattanooga Math Circle Summer Camp.”
  • Dr. Claire McCullough (Computer science) has requested $296,965 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “One Small STEP (STEM Enhancement Program) to Mars.”
  • Dr. Alex Rollins (Engineering Chemical) has requested $116,279 from the Pincelli and Associates, Inc. for the project entitled, “Applied Research in Materials Testing.”
  • Dr. Mina Sartipi (Computer Science) and Dr. Nancy Fell (Physical Therapy) requested $869,784 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Collaborative Research: Improving Post-Stroke Management Efficiency and Patient Outcomes through Analytics.”
  • Mr. Takeo Suzuki (International education) Dr. Robert Dooley (College of Business), and Dr. Beverly Brockman (Marketing) requested $297,986 from FHI 360 for the project entitled, “NEA/AC Student Leaders Program.”
  • Mr. Takeo Suzuki (International education) and Dr. Robert Dooley (College of Business) requested $198,428 from the FHI 360 for the project entitled, “Social Entrepreneurship SUSI Institute.”

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