August 2022 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
29 Awards Received: Valued at $3,589,136.

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Karen E. Philbrick, Hilary K. Nixon, Business, Dean’s Office
MTI Database on Terrorist and Serious Criminal Attack against Public Surface Transportation: 2022
Sponsor: Transportation Security Administration – $180,089.

Connie L. Lurie College of Education

Katya Aguilar, Teacher Education
San José State University Single Subject Intern Program
Sponsor: Milpitas Unified School District – $80,535.

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Kaikai Liu, Wencen Wu, Computer Engineering
RINGS: Enabling Joint Sensing, Communication, and Multi-Tenant Edge AI for Cooperative Perception Systems
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $665,053.

Liat Rosenfeld, Biomedical, Chemical, and Material Engineering
Packed and Fluidized Beds VR Experiment
Sponsor: California State University, Fresno – $4,000.

Patrick Jurney, Biomedical, Chemical, and Material Engineering
Reactive Ion Plasma Treatment of Cardiovascular Biomaterials to Understand the Effect of Nanotopography on Endothelialization
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $138,828.

Ali Tohidi, Mechanical Engineering
Heat Transfer Model for the Assemblage of Firebrands Over Surface Fuels
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $343,370.

College of Health and Human Sciences

Jennifer A. Schachner, Kinesiology
Title III D Health Promotion Evidence-Based
Sponsor: Sourcewise – $55,102.

Yolanda Anyon, Social Work School
Sponsor: University of California, Los Angeles – $123,306.

College of Humanities and the Arts

Yoon Chung Han, Ozgur Keles, Design
Exploring and Supporting San José’s Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Art through 3D Printing Technology
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts – $20,000.

Office of Research

Richard Mocarski, Office of Research
Developing a Toolkit for Transgender and Gender Diverse-Affirming Health Communication: A Community-Based Participatory Research Partnership Approach
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $219,397.

College of Science

Ivano W. Aiello, Moss Landing Marine Lab
A Global Synthesis of Timing and Depth of Biosilica Mineralization in Cenozoic Marine Sediments Based on DSDP-ODP-IODP Legacy Cores
Sponsor: Columbia University – $35,885

Dustin Carrol, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Impacts of Changing Sea-Ice on Arctic Ocean Biology
Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Laboratory – $47,236

Craig B. Clements, Amanda Stasiewicz, Adam Kochanski, Kate Wilkin, Meteorology and Climate Science
IUCRC Phase I: San José State University: Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center (WIRC)
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $32,000

Thomas Connolly, Maxime Grand, Holly A. Bowers, Moss Landing Maine Lab
CeNCOOS Partnership: Information Solutions to Power Healthy and Prosperous Oceanic, Coastal, and Estuarine Communities
Sponsor: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute – $59,206

Maya Devries, Scott L. Hamilton, Michael Graham, Luke Gardner, Biological Sciences
Examining the Capacity of Seaweed and Shellfish Co-Culture to Improve the Physiology, Biomechanics and Outplanting of Farmed Juvenile Abalone & Oysters
Sponsor: Department of Commerce – $299,663

Minghui Diao, Meteorology and Climate Science
Developing Partnership Between SJSU and DOE Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to Enhance Climate Research Equity and Inclusion
Sponsor: Department of Energy – $149,991.

Minghui Diao, Meteorology and Climate Science
Aerosol Indirect Effects on Cirrus Clouds Based on NASA Flight Campaigns and Global Climate Models
Sponsor: NASA – $97,296

Luke Gardner, Moss Landing Marine Lab
White Abalone Restoration Co-Culture Research and Production
Sponsor: Department of Commerce – $24,962

James Harvey, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Suisun Marsh Waterfowl Science Investigations: Data Synthesis and Manuscript Preparation
Sponsor: U.S. Geological Survey – $50,000

Virginia Lehmkuhl-Dakhwe, Science, Dean’s Office
Silicon Valley Research Practice Partnership for Computational Thinking and Positive Identity in Computer Science (SV RPP for CT & PICS)
Sponsor: Santa Clara County Office of Education – $71,704

Marco A. Sigala, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Morro Bay Foundation Bata Navigator Phase 2 – Update and Rebuild
Sponsor: Bay Foundation of Morro Bay – $4,938

Edward Thornton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
ROXSI: ROcky Shores eXperiments and Simulations–Thornton Portion
Sponsor: University of California, San Diego – $59,222

Miri K. VanHoven, Biological Sciences
The Effect of Sleep on Neural Circuit Connections
Sponsor: University of California, San Francisco – $175,466

College of Social Sciences

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Test Subject Recruitment Office–Task No. 2
Sponsor: ASRC Management Services – $43,832. 

Margaret Stevenson, Justice Studies
Enhancing Employment Through Digital Literacy Workshops Pilot Program
Sponsor: Santa Clara County – $15,906. 

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
SJSURF Support of Elroy Air
Sponsor: Elroy Air – $43,837. 

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $340,786. 

Susan M. Snycerski, Psychology
Implementing Macroergonomics for Increasing the Safe, Effective, and Efficient Operation of the Entry Systems and Technology Division’s High Enthalpy Facilities
Sponsor: NASA – $57,527. 

University Library

Mantra Roy, Lane Dodge, Carli Lowe, University Library
BIPOC Become Librarians (BBL)
Sponsor: Institute of Museum and Library Services – $150,000.

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