April 2023 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
24 Awards Received: Valued at $3,339,225.

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

Connie L. Lurie College of Education 

Fusaro, Maria / Golloher, Andrea N. / Slusser, Emily / Whitenack, David,  Child and Adolescent Development
SJSU P-3 Credential ITEP Planning Grant 

Sponsor: CA Comm on Teacher Credentialing – $250,000. 

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Tiomkin, Stanislav, Computer Engineering 
Discovery and Utilization of Symmetries in Dynamical Systems 
Sponsor: University of Hertfordshire – $32,941. 

College of Health and Human Sciences

Jensen, Areum, Kinesiology 
The Role of Sympathetic Nervous System Activity on Blood Pressure Regulation in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $13,881. 

Lee, Jihyun / Love, Matthew, Kinesiology 
CSU Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Pilot Programs 
Sponsor: CSU, Long Beach Foundation – $101,083. 

Division of Research and Innovation

Queale, Abby, Office of Innovation 
The Spartan SBDC 
Sponsor: Humboldt State University Sponsored Programs Foundation – $50,000. 

College of Science

Blisniuk, Kimberly, Geology 
CAREER: Re-Evaluating the Evolution of the Southern San Andreas Fault along its Restraining Bend from Holocene to Mid-Quaternary Timescales via 36Cl/10Be Burial and Cosmogenic Exposure Dating 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $66,753. 

Carroll, Dustin, Meteorology & Climate Science 
Estimating the Circulation and Climate of the Ocean (ECCO) 
Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Laboratory – $12,551. 

Carroll, Dustin, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Using a Data-Constrained Global-Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry Model to Study the Role of Biological Pump and Ocean Circulation in Driving Ocean Carbon Cycle Variability 
Sponsor: NASA – $47,434. 

Clements, Craig B., Meteorology and Climate Science 
METOPS - Analyze 30 YR Climatology 2KM WRF Model (2047625) 
Sponsor: Pacific Gas and Electric Company – $50,000. 

Clements, Craig B. / Kochanski, Adam / Stasiewicz, Amanda / Wilkin, Kate, Meteorology and Climate Science 
IUCRC Phase I:  San José State University: Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center (WIRC) 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $35,507., $16,000., and $16,000.

Devries, Maya / Gardner, Luke / Graham, Michael / Hamilton, Scott L., Biological Sciences 
Aquanauts: A Transformative Research and Training Experience for Undergraduates in Shellfish Aquaculture 
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $74,999. 

Gardner, Luke, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
Developing Domestic Formulated Feeds and Sea Cucumber Polyculture Integration in California Abalone Aquaculture 
Sponsor: Kashia Band of Pomo Indians – $14,988. 

Kaufman, Michael J., 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  – $228,440. 

Kochanski, Adam, Meteorology and Climate Science 
Integration and Evaluation of WRF-SFIRE Application for Interoperability in Wildfire Decision Making 
Sponsor: Colorado State University – $21,477

Quan, Gina, Physics & Astronomy 
Transfer Advocacy Groups: Transforming Culture to Support Transfer Students of Color in Undergraduate Physics 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $850,929. 

Rascon Jr.,Alberto A., Chemistry 
Understanding the Functional Roles of Newly Identified Serine ‘Orphan’ Proteases and Two Chymotrypsins in the Aedes aegypti Midgut 
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $109,875. 

Tan, Qian, Meteorology & Climate Science 
The NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology 
Sponsor: Howard University – $54,740. 

Thornton, Edward, Moss Landing Marine Lab 
ROXSI: ROcky shores eXperiments and SImulations- Thornton Portion 
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $39,314. 

Wilkin, Kate, Biological Sciences 
SJSU Prescribed Fire Monitoring and Research Program in the South Bay and Central Coast 
Sponsor: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)  – $396,601. 

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 – $316,342. 

Snycerski, Susan M., Psychology 
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design 
Sponsor: NASA – $494,370. 

Stasiewicz, Amanda, Environmental Studies 
Motivating Homeowners to Take Wildfire Prepared Home Action 
Sponsor: Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety – $45,000.