May 2023 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
21 Awards Received: Valued at $4,583,602.

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

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Beddoes, Kacey, Engineering, Dean's Office
Research: Characterizing Gendered Socialization of Early Career Civil Engineers to Promote Inclusive Practices and Retention of a Diverse Workforce
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $346,910.

Sharifi, Mojtaba, Mechanical Engineering
ERI: Autonomous Personalized Control of Lower Limb Exoskeletons using Impedance Regulation and Trajectory Shaping
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $199,946.

Wong, Hiu Yung, Electrical Engineering
Cryogenic MOSFET Mobility Extraction and Modeling
Sponsor: Samsung Semiconductor N/A Corp – $75,000.

College of Health and Human Sciences

Olf, Jennifer, Social Work
Enhancing Permanency in Children and Families (EPIC) Program
Sponsor: Ohio State University – $22,776.

Yellamsetty, Anusha, Audiology 
Rapid, Multileveled Assessment of Hearing Dysfunction in Operational and Post-deployment Environments
Sponsor: Regents of The University of California – $4,578.

College of Humanities and the Arts

Lamay, Bronwyn, English & Comparative Literature
San José Area Writing Project Learning Acceleration Funds 2022-2023
Sponsor: Regents of The Univ of California – $25,000.

College of Science

Clements, Craig B. / Kochanski, Adam / Stasiewicz, Amanda / Diao, Minghui, Meteorology & Climate Science
FIRE-PLAN: Planning Megafire Research Across Scales and Disciplines 
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $198,171.

Connolly, Thomas, Moss Landing Marine L,, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Synchro: Co-Design Lab for Synchronizing Technology Evolution for Industry, Ocean Science and Conservation
Sponsor: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute – $30,000.

Esker, Nicholas, Chemistry  
HIPPO: Horizon-broadening Isotope Production Pipeline Opportunities
Sponsor: Texas A&M University – $10,131.

Graham, Michael / Hamilton, Scott L. / Devries, Maya, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Improving IMTA System Design for the Co-Culture of Seaweeds and Abalone to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $149,999.

Kochanski, Adam, Meteorology & Climate Science
Towards a NU-WRF based Mega Wildfire Digital Twin: Smoke Transport Impact Scenarios on Air Quality, Cardiopulmonary Disease and Regional Deforestation
Sponsor: University of Maryland Baltimore County – $22,092.

McDonald, Birgitte, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Supporting Marine Mammal Stranding Response on the Central California Coast (Sub-award through UCSC)
Sponsor: UC, Santa Cruz – $20,274.

Ouverney, Cleber C. / Rascon Jr., Alberto A., Biological Sciences
U-RISE Program at San Jose State University
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $67,993.

Wood, Michael, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Research Opportunities in Space and Earth Science (ROSES)
Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Laboratory – $248,997.

Zhang, Yan / Issa, Tahir Bachar, Mathematics & Statistics  
Multidimensional EIP-1559 and Eigenlayer
Sponsor: Ethereum Foundation – $25,000.

College of Social Sciences

Alexander, Serena E. / Nixon, Hilary K., Urban & Regional Planning
Equitable VMT Mitigation Program for Santa Clara County
Sponsor: Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority – $52,557.

Alexander, Serena E. / Nixon, Hilary K.,Urban & Regional Planning
Caltrans Urban & Regional Planning Training Program
Sponsor: California State Department of Transportation – $141,448.  

Klock, Metha, Environmental Studies
RCN-UBE: San Francisco Bay Research Coordination Network for Student Opportunities in Avian Research (SOAR) to Enhance STEM Education..
Sponsor: Stanford University – $8,100.

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 – $1,188,922.

Stevenson, Margaret, Justice Studies
Warm Handoff and Reentry Services
Sponsor: California Board of State and Community Corrections – $750,000.

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

Del Casino, Vincent / Parent, David / Rosenfeld, Liat, Provost's Office
Project Engineering Success: Increasing Hispanic Student Success in Engineering at San Jose State University, San Jose City College & Gavilan College
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education – $995,708.