December 2021 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
15 Awards Received: Valued at $5,264,601.48


Heather Lattimer, Ben Reed, Education, Dean's Office
TECHcellence: Accelerated CS Pathway Partnership
Sponsor: Co. of Urban Serving Universities – $50,000.00


Sang-Joon John Lee, Dahyun Oh, Mechanical Engineering
Collaborative Research: Effect of Cyclic Mechanical Stress on Ionic Conduction in Composite Polymer Electrolytes
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $330,187.00

Ronald Mak, Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support-3 (ISRDS-3)
Sponsor: KBR Wyle Services, LLC. – $9,301.00

Health and Human Sciences

Jennifer Wolf, Social Work School
Changes in Alcohol Use and Harsh Parenting during COVID-19
Sponsor: Ohio State University – $25,390.00


Tzvia Abramson, Biological Sciences
Stem Cell Internships in Laboratory-based Learning (SCILL) Continue to Expand the Scientific Workforce for Stem Cells Research and Therapies
Sponsor: NCA Inst of Regenerative Medicine – $3,606,500.00

Dustin Carroll, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Ocean Carbon Sink Variability: Internal vs. Forced Mechanisms
Sponsor: Columbia University – $33,566.00

Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Completing the Core Objectives of the Moro Cojo Slough Management and Enhancement Plan
Sponsor: Coastal Conservation & Research – $60,000.00

Thomas Connolly, Maxime Grand, Holly A. Bowers, Moss Landing Marine Lab
CeNCOOS Partnership: Information Solutions to Power Healthy and Prosperous Oceanic, Coastal and Estuarine Communities
Sponsor: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute – $54,875.00

Nicholas Esker, Chemistry
HIPPO: Horizon-broadening Isotope Production Pipeline & Opportunities
Sponsor: Texas A&M Research Foundation – $28,843.00

Luke Gardner, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Using Aquaculture to Help Mitigate Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms on Crustacean Fisheries Accelerating Depuration to Produce Safe & Marketable Seafood Products
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $58,754.00

Michael Graham, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Contract between PSA and SJSUF 2022
Sponsor: Phycological Society of America – $82,278.00

James Harvey, Murray Stein, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Research Vessel Use for Monthly Water Sampling
Sponsor: Applied Marine Sciences, Inc. – $15,000.00

James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Estuarine Wetland and Nearshore Ecology Studies along the Pacific Flyway
Sponsor: Department of Interior – $61,000.00

Social Sciences

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Human Systems Integration: Collaborative Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability of NASA's Aeronautics and Space Missions
Sponsor: NASA – $653,330.56

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $195,576.92