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January and February 2017 Submissions and Awards

Greetings,

Please join me in commending UTC faculty and staff who have received awards or submitted proposals for sponsored programs in January and February, 2017. 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 $395,406 in external grant and contract awards:

Dr. Lucien Ellington (School of Education) and Mr. Jeffrey Melnik (UTC Asia Program) received $77,932 from the Association for Asian Studies for the project entitled, “Education About Asia Journal 2017.”

Dr. Catherine Kendall (Interior Design) has received $3,000 from the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners for the project entitled, “TBAEE Grant for Instructional Equipment UTC Interior Design F16.”

Dr. Kay Cowan (School of Education), Dr. Jennifer Lubke (School of Education), and Dr. John Zibluk (Communications) have received $74,063 from the Tennessee Higher Education Commission for the project entitled, “Using Apps to Support Disciplinary Literacy and STEM Learning.”

Dr. Elizabeth Hathaway (Health & Human Performance) has received $7,500 from the Benwood Foundation for the project entitled, “Start-Up Funds for Healthy Living Partnership in Collaboration with Governor’s Healthier TN Initiative.”

Dr. Neslihan Alp (Engineering Management Technology) and Dr. Diana Moody (Interior Design) received $20,000 from the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners for the project entitled, “Low-Income Community Design Studio.”

Dr. Li Yang (Computer Science), Dr. Neslihan Alp (Engineering Management Technology), Dr. Joseph Kizza (Computer Science), Ms. Katherine Winters (Computer Science), Dr. Dalei Wu (Computer Science), and Dr. Karen Adsit (School of Education) received $153,334 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “SFS Program: Strengthening the National Cyber Security Workforce.”

Dr. Raga Ahmed (Engineering Electrical) has received $25,716 from the Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners for the project entitled, “Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners Grant Equipment, Library and Fees.”

Dr. Deborah McAllister (School of Education) has received $25,000 from Vanderbilt University for the project entitled, “NASA Mathematics Resources and Super Source Activities for Elementary Grades Preservice Teachers.”

Dr. Deborah McAllister (School of Education) has received $8,861 from Vanderbilt University for the project entitled, “Middle Grades (4-8):  Solar Eclipse and Robotics”

Good Luck! The following UTC faculty and staff members submitted proposals the potential to generate over $2,772,816 in external funding, if awarded:

Dr. Feng Bao (Mathematics) has requested $5,000 from the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education for the project entitled, “Efficient adaptive backward SDE filter and its applications in material science.”

Dr. Gwen Carlton, Dr. Joanie Jackson, and Dr. Jenny Holcomb (Nursing) have requested $1,388,675 from the Health Resources and Services Administration for the project entitled, “FNP CANDL: Clinical-Academic Network for Developing Leaders.”

Dr. Morgan Cooley (Social Work) and Dr. Elizabeth O’Brien (Counseling) have requested $9,248 from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga for the project entitled, “Expanding Mental Health First Aid Chattanooga.”

Dr. Lucien Ellington (School of Education) and Mr. Jeffrey Melnik (UTC Asia Program) have requested $77,932 from the Association for Asian Studies for the project entitled, “Education About Asia Journal 2017.”

Dr. Bradley Harris (Engineering Chemical) and Dr. David Giles (Biology) have requested $5,000 from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities for the project entitled, “Investigating the effects of environmental lipids on Vibrio cholerae virulence.”

Dr. Loren Hayes (Biology) and Dr. Amanda Clark (Psychology) have submitted a preliminary proposal to National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Does communal breeding offset costs of reproduction when food is scarce?”

Dr. Ethan Hereth (SIM Center) has requested $10,127 from Pacific Engineering, Inc. for the project entitled, “Generation of meshes in support of amphibious vehicle simulations.”

Dr. Katharine Kemplin (Nursing) has requested $19,832 from Queen’s University for the project entitled, “Queen’s Alumnae Research Award.”

Dr. Jisook Kim (Chemistry), Dr. Titus Albu (Chemistry), Dr. Ethan Carver (Biology), Dr. John Lee (Chemistry), Dr. Kyle Knight (Chemistry), and Dr. Steven Symes (Chemistry) have requested $392,587 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “MRI: Acquisition of a High Resolution Accurate Mass QTOF LC-Mass Spectrometer.”

Dr. Andrew Ledoan, Dr. Roger Nichols, and Dr. Culian Gao (Mathematics) have requested $5,966 from the Mathematical Association of America for the project entitled, “Chattanooga Math Circle.”

Dr. Daniel Loveless (Engineering Electrical) has requested $360,614 from Vanderbilt University for the project entitled, “Fundamental Research into Radiation Resiliency of Emerging Circuit Technologies Appropriate to the CWMD Mission.”

Ms. Laurie Melnik, Dr. Joel Baxley, and Ms. Michele Mummert (Southeast Center for Education) have requested $10,432 from Shelby County Schools for the project entitled, “Arts Integration Workshops at Sherwood Elementary School, Memphis TN.”

Ms. Laurie Melnik and Ms. Michele Mummert (Southeast Center for Education) have requested $10,000 from the Tennessee Arts Commission for the project entitled, “Arts Learning Lab.”

Ms. Laurie Melnik and Dr. Joel Baxley (Southeast Center for Education) have requested $3,500 from ArtsBuild for the project entitled, “Support for Visual Arts Artist in Residence Project for Second Grade Students in Hamilton County.”

Dr. Steven Symes (Chemistry) and Dr. Deanna Beasley, Dr. Amy Brock-Hon, Dr. Margaret Kovach, Dr. Sean Richards, and Dr. Joey Shaw (Biology, Geology and Environmental Science) have requested $234,153 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “MRI: Acquisition of ICP-MS for Use in Environmental, Geochemical, and Human Health Research at UTC.”

Dr. Li Yang (Computer science) has requested $200,000 from the National Science Foundation for the project entitled, “Building Capacity of Secure Software Development with Industry Best Practices.”

Dr. Li Yang (Computer science) has requested $39,750 from Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU) for the project entitled, “Capacity Building on Privacy Education through Curriculum Development.”


November and December 2016 Sponsored Program Activity

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

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