May 2022 Grants and Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's principal investigators who were awarded grants and contracts during May 2022:

Monthly Awards at a Glance
30 Awards Received: Valued at $8,053,821.


College of Engineering

Ronald Mak, Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support-3 (ISRDS-3)
Sponsor: KBR Wyle Services, LLC – $58,260.

Hiu Yung Wong, Electrical Engineering
CAREER: Understanding and Modeling of Cryogenic Semiconductor Device Physics down to 4.2K
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $92, 837.

Hiu Yung Wong, Electrical Engineering
Circuit Simulation Carrier Transport Physics Characterication and BTI Reliability Modeling of MST
Sponsor: Atomera – $11,751.

Nicole Okamoto, Matthew Stowe, Engineering, Dean’s Office
MESA College Prep Program for AY 2021-2024
Sponsor: Regents of the University of California – $100,000.


College of Health and Human Sciences

Anusha Yellamsetty, Audiology
Clinical Trial Evaluating Outcomes of Self-Fit and Professionally Fit Hearing Aids
Sponsor: Whisper.ai – $31,426.

Jennifer A. Schachner, Department of Kinesiology
Older Americans Act Funding — Sourcewise — Timpany Center — San José State University Research Foundation
Sponsor: Sourcewise – $9,653

Moctezuma Garcia, Social Work School
Community Network Driven COVID-19 Testing Among Most Vulnerable Populations in the Central United States
Sponsor: University of Chicago – $6,804


College of Humanities & The Arts

James Josh Coleman, Scott Jarvie, English & Comparative Literature
San José Area Writing Project 2021-2022 - CSMP ESSER
Sponsor: Regents of The University of California – $25,000.

Susan Shillinglaw, English & Comparative Literature
John Steinbeck: Social Critic and Ecologist
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities – $9,455.


College of Science

Bree Grillo-Hill, Biological Sciences
Roles for Intracellular pH Dynamics in Cancer Cell Behaviors
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $109,875.

Lionel E. Cheruzel, Chemistry
Novel Strategies in Light-Driven P450 Enzymes
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $146,500.

Amanda Kahn, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Cost Share — Using Energetics and Metabolism to Enhance Olympia
Oyster Aquaculture and Outplanting Success
Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay – $29,974.

Amanda Kahn, Luke Gardner, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Using Energetics and Metabolism to Enhance Olympia Oyster Aquaculture and Outplanting Success
Sponsor: University of California, San Diego – $59,877.

Birgitte McDonald, Moss Landing Marine Lab
State Funds to Support Stranding Response in California
Sponsor: Marine Mammal Center – $76,389.

James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Estuarine Wetland and Nearshore Ecology Studies along the Pacific Flyway
Sponsor: U.S. Geological Survey – $50,000.

James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Suisun Marsh Waterfowl Science Investigations: Data Synthesis and Manuscript Preparation
Sponsor: U.S. Geological Survey – $66,000.

Jenifer Zeligs, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Locomotion and Transitions of an Amphibious System: Biologic to Robotic
Sponsor: West Chester University – $20,000.

Mark Yarbrough, Michael E. Feinholz, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Implementation of MarONet for Support of OCI/PACE Vicarious Calibration
Sponsor: University of Miami – $198,660.

Michael Graham, Scott L. Hamilton, Maya Devries, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Improving IMTA System Design for the Co-Culture of Seaweeds and Abalone to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change
Sponsor: University of California, San Diego – $149,999.

Wesley A. Heim, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Hydrofocus Dutch Slough
Sponsor: HydroFocus Inc. – $70,650.

Wesley A. Heim, Marco A. Sigala, Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Lab
SWRCB-SWAMP Agreement Number 20-006-270
Sponsor: CA State, Water Resources Control Board – $3,068,988.

Zachariah Peery, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Effectiveness and Optimization of Forest Fuels Reductions for Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Sierra Nevada
Sponsor: California Department of Forestry and Fire – $249,712.

Michael J. Kaufman, Science, Dean’s Office
Astronomical Infrared Bands as Calibrated Probes of Astrophysical
Conditions in the JWST-era with The NASA Ames PAH IR Spectroscopic Database
Sponsor: NASA – $65,849.

Shelley Cargill, Science, Dean’s Office
SJSU MESA College Prep Program-One-Time Funding 21-24
Sponsor: Regents of the University of California – $103,106.


College of Social Sciences

Margaret Stevenson, Justice Studies
The Record Clearance Project (RCP) at San José State University
Sponsor: State of California – $449,998.

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Test Subject Recruitment Office — Task Order No. 2
Sponsor: ASRC Management Services – $43,590.

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Human Systems Integration: Collaborative Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability of NASA Aeronautics & Space Missions
Sponsor: NASA – $1,790,200.

Susan Snycerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $520,000.


Provost & VP Academic and
Student Affairs

Maria E. Cruz, Division of Student Affairs
The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education – $289,267.

Elena Klaw, Undergraduate Studies
CaliforniansForAll College Service Program
Sponsor: CaliforniaVolunteers – $150,000.