July 2023 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
36 Awards Received: Valued at $13,739,339.

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

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Karen E.Philbrick, Business, Dean's Office 
Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility (MCTM) TO 024
Sponsor: CA State Department of Transportation – $107,938.

Connie L. Lurie College of Education

Katya Aguilar, Teacher Education 
San José State University Single Subject Intern Program 20232024
Sponsor: Santa Clara University – $80,535.

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Maria Chierichetti,
Aerospace Engineering
Design of a SADA for Interplanetary Cubesats
Sponsor: California Space Grant Consortium – $9,200.

Jorjeta Jetcheva / Carlos Rojas / Brianne Gutmann / William Andreopoulos, Computer Engineering
S-STEM: Empowering Low-Income Students to Succeed in Engineering 
and Computer Science
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $2,499,411.

Patrick Jurney, Biomedical Engineering
Reactive Ion Plasma Treatment of Cardiovascular Biomaterials to Understand the Effect of Nanotopography on Endothelialization
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health – $146,500.

Dahyun Oh, Chemical and Materials Engr.
Center for High Precision Patterning Science (CHiPPS)
Sponsor: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories – $117,000.

Facilities Development & Operations

Aaron Klemm, Facilities Development & Operations
Recycling/Reuse Hotline and Website for Santa Clara County
Sponsor: Santa Clara County – $50,000.

College of Health and Human Sciences

Peter Allen Lee, Social Work
Title IV-E Child Welfare Training 2023-2024
Sponsor: UC, Berkeley – $1,812,160.

Jennifer A. Schanchner, Kinesiology
Older Americans Act Funding- Sourcewise  -Timpany Center- San José State University Research Foundation
Sponsor: Sourcewise – $55,102.

Mirander Worthen / Soma De Boubon, Public Health and Recreation
CIVIC-FA Track B: Participatory Action Research to Enhance Equity and Prevent Moral Injury in Community Paramedicine
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $1,000,000.

College of Humanities and the Arts

Chris Burrill, Humanities and the Arts, Dean's Office
City of San José Based Small and Mid-Size Arts Organization Facility Rental Grant
Sponsor: City of San José – $25,000.

Shannon Miller / Ann Agee / Christina Mune, Humanities and the Arts, Dean's Office
Grounding the Digital Humanities at San José State University
Sponsor: National Endowmnt for the Humanities – $157,480.

College of Science

Kimberly Blisniuk, Geology
Development of Faults through Sand and the Slip History of the San Gregorio Fault
Sponsor: Department of Interior – $77,128.

Shelley Cargill, Science, Dean's Office
SJSU MESA Schools Program ESUHSD Agreement
Sponsor: East Side Union High School District – $109,888.

Dustin Carroll, Moss Landing Marine Lab
A Catchment to Coast Paradigm: Impact of Spatially and Temporally Varying Nutrient and Freshwater Fluxes on the Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone
Sponsor: NASA – $15,216.

Dustin Carroll, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Closing the Carbon Cycle Loop: Quantifying Land-to-Sea Carbon Fluxes
Sponsor: NASA – $98,935.

Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Estuary MPA Monitoring (Round 2)
Sponsor: CA Ocean Protection Council  – $749,999.

Craig B. Clements / Amanda Stasiewicz / Adam Kochanski / Kate Wilkin, Meteorology & Climate Science 
IUCRC Phase I: San José State University: Wildfire Interdisciplinary Research Center (WIRC)

Sponsor: National Science Foundation  – $149,995.

Ferdinand D. Rivera / Yingjie Liu / Plamen S. Koev, Mathematics & Statistics
Developing Virtual Reality-Mediated Representational Tools for Supporting and Enhancing Deep Mathematical Thinking of Linear Algebra Relationship
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $399,984.

Aaron J. Romanowsky, Physics & Astronomy
RUI: Unlocking the Origins of Ultra-Diffuse Galaxies
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $378,953.

Miri K. VanHoven, Biological Sciences
The Effect of Sleep on Neural Circuit Connections
Sponsor: UC, San Francisco – $169,493.

Nicholas Esker, Chemistry
RUI: Targetry Development and Nuclear Structure Studies Near 100Sn
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $77,585.

Michael Graham / Scott L, Hailton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Universal Hatchery System for Developing New Seaweed Strains for Land-Based Aquaculture Production
Sponsor: UC, San Diego – $111,378.

Scott L, Hailton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Restoring Kelp Forest Habitat in the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary
Sponsor: Greater Farallones Association – $36,749. & $16,000.

Scott L, Hailton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program – Monitoring and Evaluation of California Marine Protected Areas
Sponsor: CA Ocean Protection Council – $1,949,999.

James Harvey / Scott Benson, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Contract for Services to Support Leatherback Monitoring
Sponsor: Upwell Turtles – $119,500.

Birgette McDonald, Moss Landing Marine Lab
California Marine Mammal Stranding Network 2022-2023 (one-time allocation)
Sponsor: Marine Mammal Center – $75,119. & $189,752.

College of Social Sciences

Valerie Carr, Psychology
A Harmonized Medial Temporal Lobe Subregion Segmentation Protocol: An Essential Element for Dementia Research
Sponsor: Ohio State University – $69,563.

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 – $541,707.

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 – $108,000.

Susan M. Snycerski,  Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $791,118.

Margaret Stevenson, Justice Studies
San Jose State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) Service Navigation- 2023-2024
Sponsor: Santa Clara County – $744,445.00

Margaret Stevenson, Justice Studies
San Jose State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) Service Navigation- 2023-2024-Parole Court Entry
Sponsor: Santa Clara County – $200,000.00 

Bryce Westlake, Younghee Park, Justice Studies
SaTC: EDU: Training Digital Forensics Examiners through Hands-on Education Investigating Live Criminal Investigations
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $498,507.00