June 2022 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
31 Awards Received: Valued at $6,147,008.

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Yu Chen, School of Information Systems and Technology
An Interdisciplinary Approach to AI Education for Social Good
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $263,253.

Dan Moshavi, Karen E. Philbrick, Hilary K. Nixon, Business, Dean’s Office
Micro Transit Pilot Evaluation
Sponsor: Google, Inc. – $60,000.

Connie L. Lurie College of Education

Saili S. Kulkarni, Special Education
Handbook of Research on Teachers of Color and Indigenous Teachers
Sponsor: University of Houston – $30,000.

Office of Research

Richard Mocarski, Office of Research
The Spartan SBDC
Sponsor: Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation – $326,000.

College of Professional & Global Education

Lili Luo, School of Information
Expanding Access to Research Training for Academic Librarians (IRDL Online)
Sponsor: Loyola Marymount University – $40,000.

College of Science

Frank Huynh, Biological Sciences
Regulation of Mammary Gland Development by Sirtuin 4
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $14,650.

Walter Adams, Biological Sciences
Microbial and Host Factors that Promote Epithelial Disruption and S. pneumoniae Transit out of the Lung
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $14,650.

Alberto A. Rascon Jr., Chemistry
Understanding the Functional Roles of Newly Identified Serine ‘Orphan’ Proteases and Two Chymotrypsins in the Aedes aegypti Midgut
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $10,987.

Laura C. Miller-Conrad, Chemistry
Blocking Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide-Resistance in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $10,422.

Nicholas Esker, Chemistry
HIPPO: Horizon-broadening Isotope Production Pipeline Opportunities
Sponsor: Texas A&M University – $18,712.

Nicholas Esker, Chemistry
RUI: Targetry Development and Nuclear Structure Studies Near 100Sn
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $133,626.

Yan Zhang, Dashiell Fryer, Mathematics & Statistics
CAMCOS Spring 2022
Sponsor: Ethereum Foundation – $25,000.

Craig B. Clements, Adam Kochanski, Meteorology & Climate Science
EAGER: Observing Extreme Fire Behavior in Canyons
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $201,993.

Craig B. Clements, Amanda Stasiewicz, Adam Kochanski, Kate Wilkin, Meteorology & Climate Science
IUCRC Phase 1: San José State University: Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center (WIRC)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $16,000. & $149,954.

Miguel Valero, Meteorology & Climate Science
Quantitative Measurement of Wildfire Behavior in the Field: Leveraging Remote Sensing for Reproducible Observation and Improved Understanding
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $155,872.

Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Planning for Predicted Sea Level Rise Within the Salinas Valley
Sponsor: Coastal Conservation & Research – $25,000.

Scott L. Hamilton, Richard M. Starr, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program, Monitoring and Evaluation of California Marine Protected Areas
Sponsor: CA Natural Resources Agency – $1,000,000.

James Harvey, Scott Benson, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Contract for Services to Support Leatherback Monitoring
Sponsor: Upwell Turtles – $50,000.

Wesley A. Heim, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
PG&E Diablo Canyon Power Plant Project
Sponsor: Pacific Gas & Electric Company – $168,253.

Timothy P. Stanton, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Long Term Observations of Upper Ocean Fluxes and Pycnocline Diffusivity in the Canada Basin Buoy Instrumentation
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research – $45,719.

Edward Thornton, Moss Landing Marine Laboratory
Coastal Land-Air-Sea Interactions- Thornton Portion
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research – $10,799.

College of Social Sciences

Metha Klock, Environmental Studies
Broadening Opportunities for Underserved Students to Engage in Ecosystem Restoration
Sponsor: Mid-Peninsula Region Open Space District – $49,964.

Margaret Stevenson, Justice Studies
San José State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) Service Navigation — 2022-2023
Sponsor: Santa Clara County – $744,445. & $100,000

Jonathan Daniel Gomez, Mexican American Studies
The Cultural Work of Poetry: A Reading, Writing, and Community Discussion Series in San José, CA
Sponsor: California Humanities – $24,567.

Evan Palmer, Psychology
Mobile Device Thermal Comfort – Study #2
Sponsor: Google, Inc. – $40,295.

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Test Subject Recruitment Office – Task Order No. 2
Sponsor: ASRC Management Services – $21,879.

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Human Systems Integration: Collaborative Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability of NASA Aeronautics & Space Missions
Sponsor: NASA – $2,230,369.

Shishir Mathur, Hilary K. Nixon, Urban & Regional Planning
Impact of Innovative Financing Tools on the Production of In-Fill Housing and Reduction in VMT
Sponsor: California State, Air Resources Board – $139,511.

Provost & VP Academic and
Student Affairs

Vincent Del Casino, Feruza Amirkulova, Provost’s Office
ADVANCE Partnership: Kindling Inter-University Networks for Diverse (KIND) Engineering Faculty Advancement in the California State University System
Sponsor: California State University Fresno – $25,088.