December 2023 Grants and Contracts

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

Monthly Awards at a Glance
22 Awards Received: Valued at $5,159,404.

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

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

Nixon, Hilary K. / Zandiatashbar, Ahoura, Business, Dean's Office
Efficiency Analysis of Parking Management Applications; Case Study of
Parkade and Parknav
Sponsor: Transform CA – $80,000.

Philbrick, Karen E. / Nixon, Hilary K., Business, Dean's Office
Center for Multi-Modal Mobility in Urban, Rural, and Tribal Areas (CMMM)
Sponsor: University of Maryland – $250,000.

Connie L. Lurie College of Education

Mena, Dolores D. / Capizzi, Lorri M., Counselor Education
San Jose GEAR UP Community Achievement Project
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Education – $1,524,800..

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Kazemifar, Farzan / Han, Crystal / Bashash, Saeid, Mechanical Engineering
Industrial Assessment Centers – Regional Centers of Excellence
Sponsor: San Francisco State University – $750,000.

Mak, Ronald, Computer Engineering
Sponsor: Confidential – $18,730.

Mak, Ronald, Computer Engineering
Sponsor: Confidential – $7,180.

Park, Younghee / Troia, Fabio Di, Computer Engineering
REU Site: Undergraduate Research Experience for Underrepresented
Groups to Learn Emerging Topics in Cybersecurity
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $16,000.

Wong, Hiu Yung, Electrical Engineering
Cryogenic Characterization and Modeling of MST Devices and Analog
Circuits Augmented with TCAD-enabled Machine Learning
Sponsor: Atomera – $100,195.

Office of Research

Queale, Abby, Division. of Research & Innovation
The Spartan SBDC (CIP) - Year 3
Sponsor: Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Cal Poly Humboldt – $250,000. and $65,000.

College of Science

Cargill, Shelley, Science, Dean's Office
MESA College Prep Program AY 2023-2024
Sponsor: Regents of The University of California – $290,000.

Clark, Ross P, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Federally Listed Species Recovery and Dune Habitat Restoration and Monitoring, Naval Support Activity Monterey, Monterey, California
Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay – $83,000.

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 – $687,628.

Kochanski, Adam / Clements, Craig B., Meteorology & Climate
Measuring and Modeling Smoke Plumes and Emissions based on
Aggregated, Object-based Fuel Structures
Sponsor: U.S. Forest Service – $71,669.

Larabee, Fredrick, Biological Sciences
Modernization and Digitization of the J. Gordon Edwards Entomology
Sponsor: CA Institute for Biodiversity – $24,999.

Starr, Richard M. / Kahn, Amanda, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Long-Term Monitoring of Mid-Depth Rocky Reef Ecosystems in
California Marine Protected Areas
Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay – $59,500.

Tan, Qian, Meteorology & Climate Science
The NOAA Cooperative Science Center in Atmospheric Sciences and
Sponsor: Howard University – $30,000.

Thornton, Edward, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Coastal Land-Air-Sea Interaction- Thornton Portion
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research – $48,287.

Zhang, Yan / Issa, Tahir Bachar / Fryer, Dashiell, Mathematics & Statistics
Anti-Censorship Resistance in the Ethereum Blockchain
Sponsor: Ethereum Foundation – $50,000.

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 – $692,415.

Snycerski, Susan M., Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control,
Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design: Phase 2
Sponsor: NASA – $40,000.

Snycerski, Susan M., Psychology
Implementing Macroergonomics for Increasing the Safe, Effective, and
Efficient Operation of the Entry Systems and Technology Division's High Enthalpy Facilities 
Sponsor: NASA – $20,000.