March 2023 Grants and Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's principal investigators who were awarded grants and contracts during March 2023:

Monthly Awards at a Glance
24 Awards Received: Valued at $8,934,287. 

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

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Bellofiore, Alessandro, Biomedical Engineering 
A Comprehensive Testing Platform for Mechanical Heart Valves to Propel Innovation Towards Anticoagulant-Independence 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $256,375. 

Jadhav, Shrikant, Electrical Engineering  
An HPC Platform for Real-Time Environment Monitoring Using Machine Learning 
Sponsor: Savannah River National Laboratory – $251,246. 

Kumar, Anil R., Industrial and Systems Engineering 
Sponsor: CONFIDENTIAL – $35,003. 

Mourtos, Nikos J., Aerospace Engineering 
ATOM Business Office Admin. Assistant 
Sponsor: Jacobs, Inc. – $17,533. 

Park, Younghee / Di Troia,Fabio, Computer Engineering 
REU Site: Undergraduate Research Experience for Underrepresented Groups to Learn Emerging Topics in Cybersecurity 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $373,981. 

College of Health and Human Sciences

Schachner Jennifer A., Kinesiology 
Title III D Health Promotion Evidence-Based 
Sponsor: Sourcewise – $13,976. 

Yellamsetty, Anusha, Audiology 
Anusha Yellamsetty 
Sponsor: Concha Labs – $16,158. 

College of Humanities and the Arts

Korani, Tina, Journalism and Mass Communications 
International Mother Language Celebration 
Sponsor: Filco – $7,000. 

Luna-Mega, Christopher, Music and Dance 
Downtown San José Sound Walk, Concert, Sound Installation 
Sponsor: San José Downtown Association – $5,000. 

Office of Research

Queale, Abby, Office of Research 
The Spartan SBDC (Federal - SBA) 
Sponsor: Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation – $200,000. 

College of Science

Adams, Walter, Biological Sciences 
Microbial and Host Factors that Promote Epithelial Disruption and S. Pneumoniae Transit out of the Lung
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $146,500.

Carroll, Dustin, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Analysis of the Role of Diel Vertical Migrators in the Marine Biological Pump 
Sponsor: Brown University – $51,141. 

Cooley, Rocio Illiana, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
The Impact of Domoic Acid on Marine Mammals from Southern California: Cephalopods as Potential Vectors 
Sponsor: California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment – $49,972.

Cooley, Rocio Illiana, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Rapid Response to Understanding Causes, Impacts, and Treatments of Thiamine Deficiency in California Salmon 
Sponsor: UC, Davis – $19,996.

Garcia, Alejandro L., Physics and Astronomy 
Stochastic and Hybrid Models and Algorithms for Fluids 
Sponsor: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – $130,111. 

Heim, Wesley A. / Sigala, Marco A. / Clark, Ross P., Moss Landing Marine Lab 
SWRCB-SWAMP Agreement Number 20-006-270 
Sponsor: California State Water Resources Control Board – $2,118,044.

Hsu, Tim / Suresh, Mahima / Campisi, Marion / Moh,Teng-Sheng, Mathematics and Statistics 
Expanding Equity and Access in Discrete Mathematics 
Sponsor: San Francisco State University – $174,809. 

Miller-Conrad, Laura C., Chemistry 
Blocking Cationic Antimicrobial Peptide-Resistance in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $109,875. 

Romanowsky, Aaron J., Physics and Astronomy 
Characterizing the Unusual Star Cluster Population in a Candidate Dark Matter Free Galaxy 
Sponsor: Space Telescope Science Institute – $41,435. 

Stanton, Liam, Mathematics and Statistics 
Mathematical Modeling of RAS/RAF Proteins and Associated Oncogenic Pathways 
Sponsor: Lawrence Livermore National Lab  – $227,386. 

Thornton,Edward, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Coastal Land-Air-Sea Interaction- Thornton Portion 
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research – $49,689. 

College of Social Sciences

Laraway, Sean P., Psychology 
Human Systems Integration: Coll. Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency & Reliability of NASA’s Aeronautics & Space Missions: Phase 2 
Sponsor: NASA – $3,088,372. 

Stasiewicz, Amanda, Environmental Studies 
Differential Community Needs and Uses of Fire Weather and Smoke Information 
Sponsor: Department of Commerce – $1,420,000. 

Vice President of the Office of the Provost for Academic and Student Affairs

Klaw, Elena, Undergraduate Studies 
CaliforniansForAll College Service Program (Planning) 
Sponsor: California Volunteers – $130,685.