Research Grants

2008-2009 Grants

Submitted

PIs & Co-PIs

Amount

Awarded

Amount

June 2009 - Acquisition of an MNMR, Mass Spectrometer & IR-Microscope for Appalachian State University
(National Science Foundation)
C. Cartaya, N. Bennett, E. Allain, C. Babyak, L. Puckett $496,890    
March 2009 - Incorporating Biotechnology into the Chemistry Summer Training & Research (ChemSTAR) Program
(NC Biotechnology Center)
L. Puckett, N. Bennett, J. Cecile $15,000    
January 2009 - Extraction & Refinement of Oils from Biodiesel Feedstocks (Biofuels Center of NC) N. Bennett, J. Ramsdell, M. Venable, J. Ferrell $193,700 June 2009 $129,133
January 2009 - Community of Collaboration: An Interdisciplinary Seminar/ Demonstration Series w/ a concentration on Energy & the Environment (NC Space Grant) L. Puckett $10,000 June 2009  $9,000
January 2009 - Assessing the Potential for Downstream Release of Contaminated Sediments Associated w/ a Recent Fly Ash Spill
(National Science Foundation)
C. Babyak, R. Sidle,
C. Thaxton, E. Cowan
$159,766    
January 2009 - Determination of the Aerosol Direct Radioactive Forcing in the Southern Appalachian Mountains (NC Space Grant) B. Taubman $14,954 June 2009 $6,100
October 2008 - Observational & Modeling Studies of Aerosol Impacts on Southern Appalachian Regional Solar Radiation, Weather, & Climate (NOAA)  B. Taubman, J. Sherman,
B. Perry, D. Miller (UNCA)
$392,317    
September 2008 - Enabling Students to Shine w/ the Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Training, & Research (I-STAR) Program at ASU (NC Biotechnology Center)

L. Puckett, N. Bennett

$65,000    
July 2008 - A Systematic Approach Towards the Synthesis of Metal Coordination Cross-Linked Polymer Networks (Petroleum Research Fund, ACS) A. Schwab $50,000 Apr. 2009 $50,000
July 2008 - Climate Action Network through Direct Observations & Outreach (CAN-DOO): Promoting Climate Science Awareness through Public Outreach, STEM Education, & Citizen Science (NASA) B. Taubman, B. Perry, J. Sherman $425,103    
July 2008 - Closing Loop Algae Production for Biodiesel Feedstock Using Renewable Inputs (NC Biotechnology Center) N. Bennett, M. Venable, J. Ramsdell $295,121    

 

2007-2008 Grants

Submitted

PIs & Co-PIs

Amount

Awarded

Amount

May 2008 – ASU MAC Scholars Program
(NC Biotechnology Center)
N. Bennett, A. Utter $18,000 May 2008 $18,000
February 2008 – Pfizer Inc. African American Undergraduate Research Scholarships (Pfizer Inc.) N. Bennett, C. Cartaya, M. Ramey, E. Allain $5,000 Feb. 2008 $5,000
December 2007 – AppalSEED Academy After-School Science Program (NC State Board of Education) N. Bennett, N. Mowa, G. Hou, S. Tuberty $150,418    
October 2007 – Master Winemaker Workshops (Rural Economic Development Center, Inc.) G. Holder $25,000 Oct. 2007 $25,000
October 2007 – Low Temperature Ionic Liquid Sulfur Dioxide Electrolytes (NanoTechLabs, Inc.) M. Ramey $21,000    
September 2007 – Cell-Free Ethanol Production Proof of Concept (Syngenta Corporation Protection, Inc.) E. Allain $20,000 Sept. 2007 $20,000
September 2007 – REU Site: The Appalachian Cross- Disciplinary Research Experience in Sustainability (ACRES) Program (National Science Foundation) N. Bennett, R. Emanuel,
R. Salinas, C. Thaxton,
S. Tuberty
$283,739    
September 2007 – Appalachian Undergraduate Academy of Science (National Science Foundation)

N. Bennett, R. Tashakkori,
B. Kurtz, K. Palmer, P. Russell

$1,555,868 Oct. 2008 $206,604
August 2007 – Integrated Date Acquisition Systems: A Modern Educational Tool for Advancing Biotechnology at ASU (NC Biotechnology Center) L. Puckett, E. Allain, B. Taubman, C. Babyak $59,916 Apr. 2008 $49,916
August 2007 – A Bridge Over Troubled Waters: Building an Infrastructure for Interdisciplinary Analytical Ecotoxicology Training (NC Biotechnology Center) C. Babyak, S. Tuberty $71,858 Mar. 2008 $61,917
July 2007 – Pfizer Inc. Undergraduate Research Scholarships (Pfizer Inc.) N. Bennett, C. Cartaya, M. Ramey, E. Allain $10,000 Aug. 2007 $10,000
July 2007 – Discover NC Wines G. Holder, M. Evans,
C. Pollard
$25,901    

 


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