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Latest faculty research awards announced


The following awards were recently presented to Binghamton University faculty:

Ken McLeod and Don Gause, Department of Bioengineering, $374,772 from the National Science Foundation for “Undergraduate Engineering: A Unique Science Based Discipline.”

David Cingranelli, Department of Political Science, $11,565 from the National Science Foundation for “Doctoral Dissertation Research in Political Science: A Cross-National Study of Economic Globalization and Women’s Rights Under Diverse Institutional and Cultural Contexts.”

Anne Clark, Department of Biological Sciences, $30,000 from the National Science Foundation for “SGER: Behavioral Factors in the Transmission of West Nile Virus in American Crows.”

Dianne Miner, Decker School of Nursing, $258,312 from the Department of Health and Human Services for “Basic Nurse Education and Practice Program.”

Anna Tan-Wilson, Department of Biological Sciences, $140,300 from the National Science Foundation for “Introduction of a Proteomics Laboratory Course Into the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum.”

Salvador Fajardo, Department of Romance Languages, $100,196 from the National Endowment for Humanities for “Reading Don Quixote.”

David Davies and Karin Sauer, Department of Biological Sciences, $150,500 from the National Institutes for Health for “P. aeruginosa biofilm-specific proteins and regulators.”

Karin Sauer, Department of Biological Sciences, $140,300 from the National Science Foundation for “Introduction of a Proteomics Laboratory Course Into the Undergraduate Biology Curriculum.” She also received $45,409 from Allegheny-Singer Research Institute (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders) for “Pneumococcal Biofilms in Otitis Meda.”

Thomas Head, Department of Mathematics, $7,525 from the US Army Research Office for “Biomolecular Mathematics.”

C.J. Zhong, Department of Chemistry, $80,000 from the National Science Foundation for “Bifunctional Gold-Platinum Nanoparticle Catalyst: Fabrication and Characterization.”

Eric Cotts, Department of Physics, Bruce Murray, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Eugene Stevens, Department of Chemistry, $140,255 from the National Science Foundation for “Integration of Polymer/Plastics Technologies Across the Curriculum.”

Susannah Gal, Dennis McGee and Steven P. Tammariello, Department of Biological Sciences, $288,346 from the National Science Foundation for “Acquisition of a Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope for Multidiscipline Research and Research
Training.”

Francis Wu, Department of Geological Sciences & Environmental Studies, $26,428 from the National Science Foundation for “SGER: An Exploratory Study of Surface Wave Dispersion in the Indian Ocean, Indian Subcontinent and Western China.”

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Last Updated: 10/14/08