New Grants & Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's Principal Investigators in being awarded the following grants and contracts during June 2020:


Katya Aguilar

Teacher Education, Connie L. Lurie College of Education

  • “San Jose State University Single Subject Intern Program 2020-2021”
  • Sponsor: Milpitas Unified School District

Craig B. Clements, Sen Chiao, Patrick Brown

Meteorology & Climate Science, College of Science

  • “METOPS - Analyze 30 YR Climatology 2KM WRF Model (2047625)”
  • Sponsor: Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)

Elaine Collins

Dean’s Office, College of Science

  • “MESA College Prep Program for AY 2020-2021”
  • Sponsor: Regents of the University of California

James Harvey, Scott Benson

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • “Upwell Turtles Contract”
  • Sponsor: Upwell Turtles

Wesley H. Heim

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • "Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP) Bioassessment Field Work for up to 9 Sites"
  • Sponsor: CSU Chico

Alan N. Hobbs

Psychology, College of Social Sciences

  • “San Francisco Bar Pilot Fatigue Study”
  • Sponsor: Board of Pilot Commissioners

Tim Hsu, Marion Campisi

Mathematics & Statistics, College of Science

  • “Closing Equity and Access Gaps in Discrete Mathematics”
  • Sponsor: State of California

Elena Klaw, Andrea Tully

Undergraduate Studies

  • “AmeriCorps Civic Engagement (ACE) Fellows at San Jose State University”
  • Sponsor: California Volunteers

Sean P. Laraway

Psychology, College of Social Sciences

  • “Human Systems Integration: Collaborative Human Factors Research to Improve Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability of NASA's Aeronautics and Space Missions”
  • Sponsor: NASA

Sean P. Laraway

Psychology, College of Social Sciences

  • “Test Subject Recruitment Office Task 7”
  • Sponsor: ASRC Federal

Ronald Mak

Computer Engineering, Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

  • “Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support-3 (ISRDS-3)
  • Sponsor: Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies

Robert Marx

Child & Adolescent Development, Connie L. Lurie College of Education

  • “The Trans Resilience Project: Understanding Trans Youth Resilience in Communities of Color”
  • Sponsor: Society for Research in Child Development

Robert B. Miller

Geology, College of Science

  • “EDMAP: Construction and Structure of Major Cretaceous Intrusive Suites, Lake Alpine Area, North-Central Sierra Nevada, California”
  • Sponsor:  U.S. Department of the Interior

Dan Moshavi, Karen E. Philbrick

Dean's Office, Lucas College and Graduate School of Business

  • “Mineta Consortium for Transportation Mobility (MCTM)”
  • Sponsor: U.S. Department of Transportation

Bruce Olszewski

Environmental Studies, College of Social Sciences

  • “CDR San Mateo County Recycling/Reuse Website”
  • Sponsor: San Mateo County

Bruce Olszewski

Environmental Studies, College of Social Sciences

  • “Recycling and HHW Hotline/Website”
  • Sponsor: Santa Clara County

Zachariah Peery

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • “Effectiveness and Optimization of Forest Fuels Reductions for Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Sierra Nevada”
  • Sponsor: California Department of Forestry & Fire Protection

Victoria Rue

Humanities, College of Humanities and the Arts

  • A West Coast Tour of the Play Maryam: A Woman of Bethlehem
  • Sponsor: Sam Mazza Foundation

Susan M. Snycerski

Psychology, College of Social Sciences

  • “Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design” (Two awards)
  • Sponsor: NASA

Timothy P. Stanton

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • “Long Term Observation of Upper Ocean Fluxes and Pycnocline Diffusivity the Canada Basin”
  • Sponsor: Department of Naval Research

Richard M. Starr

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • “Subaward from CSUMB - James Lindholm Contract with Navy”
  • Sponsor: CSU, Monterey Bay

Vimal Kumar Viswanathan

Mechanical Engineering, Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

  • “Collaborative Research: Fostering Engineering Creativity and Communication through Immediate, Personalized Feedback on 2D Perspective Drawing”
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) 

Abraham Wolcott

“Fluorescent Enhancement of the Nitrogen Vacancy Center in Nanoscale Diamond for Bioimaging Applications”

  • Chemistry, College of Science
  • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Abraham Wolcott

“Fundamental Surface Science of Nanoscale Diamond and their Interaction with Biological Surfaces”

  • Chemistry, College of Science
  • U.S. Department of Defense

Mark Yarbrough

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • "Marine Optical Buoy (MOBY) Operations and Technology Refresh"
  • Sponsor: University of Miami