July 2022 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
21 Awards Received: Valued at $3,956,215.

Connie L. Lurie College of Education

Matthew Love, Special Education
Dyslexia Grants: San Jose State University
Sponsor: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing – $14,000.

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Nikos J. Mourtos, Aerospace Engineering
Scan Drawings from Unitary Plan Wind Tunnels
Sponsor: Jacobs Research – $27,100

Indumathi Jeyachandran, Civil & Environmental Engineering
Gas Leak Geospatial Visualization and Analysis
Sponsor: ABB Ltd. – $61,759.

Michael Oye, Biomedical, Chemical and Materials Engineering
CommUniverCity: COVID Recovery Outreach Effort 
Sponsor: City of San Jose – $150,000

College of Science

Alexander Payumo, Biological Sciences
Neurohumoral Interactions Coordinating Mammalian Cardiomyocyte Size and Proliferation 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $183,125

Jennifer Johnston, Biological Sciences
Identification of Novel Safe Harbors to be Used in a Gene Editing Strategy for the Treatment of Hemophilia A 
Sponsor: National Institutes Health – $146,500

Jessica Castillo-Vardaro, Biological Sciences
BRC-BIO: Adaptive Variation through Space and Time in American Pikas (Ochotona Princeps)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $501,088.

Miri K. VanHoven, Biological Sciences
Olfactory Memory Acquisition Consolidation and Recall 
Sponsor: UC, San Francisco – $108,875

Sonia Singhal, Biological Sciences
Effects of The Rate of Environmental Change on Mutational Patterns and Evolutionary Constraints 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $183,125

Shelley Cargill, Science, Dean's Office 
SJSU MESA College Prep Program - The Foundation for Hispanic Education 22-23 
Sponsor: Foundation for Hispanic Education – $16,081.  

Cristina Tortora, Mathematics & Statistics
RUI: A Family of Versatile Mixture Models for Analyzing Mixed-Type Data with Asymmetry, Outliers, and Missing Values 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $150,000

Adam Kochanski, Meteorology & Climate Science 
Leveraging a hybrid high-performance computing framework for wildfire forecasting 
Sponsor: Bay Area Environmental Research (BAER) Institute – $51,485

Minghui Diao, Meteorology & Climate Science
Advancing the Understanding of Cloud Microphysical Processes and Aerosol Indirect Effects in High-Latitude Mixed-Phase
Sponsor: Department of Energy – $186,398

Jonathan Mike Prince, Moss Landing Marine Lab
NSF IPA Assignment 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $98,801

Marco A. Sigala, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Steinberger Slough Sediment & Prey Fish Field Collection
(SFEI Project #3022/21) 
Sponsor: San Francisco Estuary Institute – $49,609

Marco A. Sigala, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Ahtna Sharpe 2021 
Sponsor: Ahtna Environmental Inc. – $8,160

Scott L. Hamilton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Assessing the Potential for Rapid Adaptation to Climate Change in Rockfish 
Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay – $192,167

Aaron J. Romanowsky, Physics & Astronomy
A Trail of Dark Matter-Free Galaxies in the NGC1052 Group 
Sponsor: Space Telescope Science Institute – $39,502

College of Social Sciences

Bruce Olszewski, Environmental Studies
Recycling/Reuse Hotline and Website for Santa Clara County 
Sponsor: City of Morgan Hill – $166,000

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Human Systems Integration: Coll. Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency & Reliability of NASA’s Aeronautics & Space Missions: Phase 2 
Sponsor: NASA – $1,076,060

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design 
Sponsor: NASA – $546,380

Note: Some industry-sponsored awards are not listed due to their respective non-disclosure terms.