April 2021 Grants and Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's principal investigators who were awarded grants and contracts during April 2021:

Monthly Awards at a Glance:
22 Awards Received: Valued at $4,681,657

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Dan Moshavi, Business Dean's Office
Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility (MCTM) Task Order 18
Sponsor: CA State, Department of Transportation – $129,270

Dan Moshavi and Karen E. Philbrick, Business Dean's Office
Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility (MCTM) Task Order 17
Sponsor: CA State,  Department of Transportation – $108,000

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Ronald Mak, Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support-3 (ISRDS-3)
Sponsor: KBR Wyle services, LLC – $35,265

College of Science

Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Lab
A Collaborative Approach to Groundwater Sustainability in Southern Monterey Bay Watersheds
Sponsor: CA State, Department of Conservation – $300,000

Craig B. Clements, Meteorology & Climate Science
Vertical Wind Profiling for Real-Time Fire Weather and PSPS Assessment
Sponsor: Southern California Edison – $76,870

Maya Devries, Scott L. Hamilton, and Michael Graham, Biological Sciences
Strengthening Sustainability in an Acidified Ocean: Does the Co-Culture of Seaweeds and Shellfish Improve Shell Integrity in Farmed Red Abalone?
Sponsor: CA State University System – $30,000

Michael E. Feinholz and Mark Yarbrough, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Marine Optical Buoy (MOBY) Operations and Technology Refresh
Sponsor: University of Miami – $2,440,900

Jonathan B. Geller, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Marine Invasive Species Molecular Analysis
Sponsor: CA State, Dept of Fish & Wildlife – $83,937

Maxime Grand, Luke Gardner, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Evaluating the Contribution of Seaweed Aquaculture to Regional and Global Bromoform Production Rates
Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay – $29,723

Scott L. Hamilton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
CA Sea Grant Fellowship (Katherine Neylan): Eat Your Greens: Evaluating Microalgae Supplemented Feeds for Sablefish Nutrition and Growth
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $39,975

Validating Age and Growth of Captive Fishes from Mexican Waters at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
Sponsor: Monterey Bay Aquarium – $7,500

Scott L. Hamilton and Michael Graham, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Creating New Products and Markets – Development of Techniques for the Cultivation of Monkeyface Pricklebacks as a Sustainable Alternative to Unagi
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $48,949

James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Estuarine Wetland and Nearshore Ecology Studies along the Pacific Flyway
Sponsor: Department of Interior – $24,667

Michael J. Kaufman, Physics & Astronomy
Using the Astronomical Infrared Bands as Calibrated Probes of Astrophysical Conditions with the NASA Ames PAH IR
Sponsor: NASA – $45,000

Karen Singmaster, Cleber C. Ouverney, and Alberto A. Rascon Jr., Chemistry
San José State University Rise Program
Sponsor: Department of Health & Human Services – $263,807

Katherine Wilkinson, Biological Sciences
Control of Muscle Proprioceptor Sensitivity
Sponsor: Department of Health & Human Services – $108,375

College of Social Sciences

Frances Edwards and Kaikai Liu, Political Science
Best Practices in Disaster Public Communications
Sponsor: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation – $112,728

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Test Subject Recruitment Office – Task 1
Sponsor: ASRC Federal – $21,064

David Schuster, Psychology
CAREER: Understanding the Cognitive Processes of Computer Network Defense
Sponsor: Defense National Science Foundation – $16,000

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $630,200 and $52,184

Amanda Stasiewicz, Environmental Studies
Wildfire Evacuation & Management during the 2020 Lightning Complex Wildfires: Exploring Influences on Resident Action during SCU & CZU Wildfire Events
Sponsor: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation – $77,243