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External Grant Awards

Please join us in congratulating the College of Arts and Sciences faculty and research associates who have won external grants and awards to promote their work.

This grants database lists recent external grants received in the college. As you ponder your external funding opportunities, we hope it will help you see the variety of projects Arts and Sciences researchers are pursuing with support from a significant number of sponsors.

Date Principal Investigator Sponsor Amount Project Title Keywords
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October 2022 James Morris, Baruch Institute Marine Biological Laboratory, National Science Foundation $316,203 LTER: Plum Island Ecosystems, the impact of changing landscapes and climate on interconnected coastalecosystems NSF
October 2022 Jeffery Twiss, Biological Sciences SC Research Foundation, Adelson Medical Research Foundation $391,712 Targeting Axon Intrinsic Pathways to Accelerate Regeneration and Promote Neuroprotection SCRF
October 2022 Susan Richardson, Chemistry Clemson University, Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey $32,000 Identifying PFAS Hotspots in Surface Waters of South Carolina Using a New Optimized Total Organic FluorineMethod DOI, USGS
October 2022 Natalia Shustova, Chemisry US Department of Energy  $225,000 Organometallic Catalysis from Molecular Catalysts Non-Covalently Confined in Metal-Organic Frameworks DOE
October 2022 Hans-Conrad zur-Loye, Chemistry US Department of Energy, Rutgers University, Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy $165,000 PIoneering A Cermet Waste Form For Disposal Of Waste Streams From Advanced
Reactors (PACE-FORWARD)
DOE, ARPA-E
October 2022 Don Jordan, Center for Science Education National Science Teachers Association, Department of Defense $28,252 USC 2023 Center for Science Education, Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) NSTA, DOD
October 2022 Siming He, Mathematics National Science Foundation $123,611 Topics in Mathematical Biology and Fluid Mechanics (Transferred Award) NSF
October 2022 Yuriy Pershin, Physics University of California San Diego, National Science Foundation $373,518 RAISE: MemComputing: from software to hardware NSF
October 2022 Caitlin Hudac, Psychology GRIN2B Foundation $7,508 Linking Brain and Behavior: A GRIN2B Biomarker  
September 2022 Nathan Senner, Biological Sciences Science Mission Directorate, NASA $92,564 Multi-Source Detection and Monitoring of Ephemeral Shorebird Habitats in an Agricultural Prairie System  
September 2022 Kristy Welshhans, Biological Sciences Whitehall Foundation, Inc. $100,000 Coordinated control of local translation mediates brain development  
September 2022 Donna Chen, Chemistry Department of Energy $3,181,725 Design of New Catalysts for the Generation of Clean H2 from Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers: Dehydrogenationof Methylcyclohexane on Bimetallic Catalysts DOE
September 2022 Morgan Stefik, Chemistry Department of Energy $850,000 Understanding the Role of Defects to Accelerate Wadsley-Roth Niobates for Long-Duration Energy Storage DOE
September 2022 Susan Cutter, Geography Society of Woman Geographers $12,000 Fellowship Agreement for Sarah L. Jackson  
September 2022 Susan Cutter, Geography NASA $120,000 Identification of Disadvantaged and Low-Capacity Communities Subject to Wildfire Risks  
September 2022 Thomas Lekan, History National Humanities Center $40,000 “Conservation by Slaughter”: Wildlife Utilization and the African Origins of Sustainable Development  
September 2022 Michelle Brown, Psychology National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $713,152 Beneficial or Fostering Future struggles (B.F.F.s)? Characterizing the Role of Friends in the DevelopmentalTrajectory of Maltreated Adolescent NIH, NICHD
September 2022 Svetlana Shinkareva, Psychology The REAM Foundation dba Misophonia Research Fund $400,000 An fMRI Investigation of Mental Imagery and Visual Correlates of Triggers in Misophonia  
September 2022 Mark Weist, Psychology University of Florida, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute $43,348 Equity-Enhancements to Reduce Disproportionate Unmet Mental Health Need of African American Children PCORI
September 2022 Steven Smith, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology South Carolina Battleground Trust $87,646 Archaeological Recovery At Camden Battlefield  
August 2022 John Fisher, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism $14,829 Phase I Survey of a 20-acre Tract for the River Falls Access Area, Greenville County, South Carolina  
August 2022 Zhengqing Fu, Biological Sciences National Science Foundation $574,446 Coordination of Plant Growth and Defense Through Key Regulators in Salicylic Acid and BrassinosteroidPathways NSF
August 2022 Brian Hollis, Biological Sciences National Science Foundation $383,432 Experimental speciation and the genomics of reinforcement in Drosophila NSF
August 2022 Qian Wang, Chemisty National Science Foundation $470,000 MRI: Acquisition of the MALDI-MS rapifleX system as an analytical tool to support multidisciplinary research atUniversity of South Carolina NSF
August 2022 Susan Cutter, Geography South Carolina Office of Resilience $65,000 Assessment of Resilience Best Practices and Metrics in support of State Resilience Planning Efforts  
August 2022 Kirsten Dow, Geography Richland County Conservation Commission $6,250 Heat Mapping in Richland County  
August 2022 April Hiscox, Geography Application Insight, LLC, U.S. Department of Agriculture $23,053 Radar-based Spray Drift Detection and Quantification System USDA
August 2022 Constance Shulz, History National Historical Publications and Records Commission $100,000 The South Carolina Revolutionary Era Pinckney Papers Projects: Preserving the Digital Research Assets of Two Digital Documentary Editions - Final Year NHPRC
August 2022 Peter Binev, Mathematics National Science Foundation $49,500 Foundations of Computational Mathematics Conference – FoCM 2023 NSF
August 2022 Yi Sun, Mathematics National Science Foundation $176,321 Hybrid Kinetic Monte Carlo Methods with Applications in Biofabrication and Epidemics NSF
August 2022 Alexis Federico, Psychology National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $125,721 Infant Predictors of ADHD and ASD Symptomology NICHD, NIH
August 2022 Caitlin Hudac, Psychology Simons Foundation $15,000 BioGENE Study at the Simons Searchlight 2022 Family Meeting  
August 2022 May Quattlebaum, Psychology National Institutes of Health $116,256 Integrating Family Resilience and Cultural Assets to Inform the LEADS Health Promotion Trial with AfricanAmerican Families NIH
August 2022 Mark Weist, Psychology SC Department of Health and Human Services $3,224,526 Development and Implementation of a SC School Behavioral Health Academy  
August 2022 David Fuente, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Science Foundation $55,827 Collaborative Research: NNA Research: Meq unguvatkarput (water is our livelihood) - building communityresilience for the future NSF
August 2022 Brian Habing, Statistics National Institute of Statistical Sciences $74,528 IPA for NISS Associate Director for Education Activities and Research  
August 2022 Stephanie Milling, Theatre and Dance SC Arts Commission $15,000 Culturally Responsive Dance Pedagogy as a Vehicle for SEL and Responding to Learning Loss in DanceEducation  
July 2022 Kimberly Simmons, Anthropology National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior $139,250  Ethnographic Overview and Assessment of Charles Pinckney National Historic Site and Fort Sumter and Fort 
Moultrie National Historical Park 
DOI
July 2022 James Morris, Baruch Institute Maryland Environmental Service  $59,689 Model Evaluation of Poplar Island Responses to Rising Sea Level  
July 2022 James Morris, Baruch Institute National Science Foundation $234,022 Collaborative Research: Not all nitrogen is created equal: Quantifying the effects of different nitrogen forms on 
marsh persistence
NSF
July 2022 Erik Smith, Baruch Institute National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce $780,500 North Inlet - Winyah Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve FY22 Operations Award NOAA, DOC
July 2022 Beth Krizek, Biological Sciences National Science Foundation $549,151 Transcriptional control of growth regulatory modules by AIL transcription factors  NSF 
July 2022 Qian Wang, Chemistry Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems, Inc.  $16,320  Synthesis of Starting Materials of Glycolipids and Gangliosides   
July 2022 Christi Metcalfe, Criminology and Criminal Justice  North Carolina Office of Indigent Defense Services $9,973 The availability of indigent defense in North Carolina and its relationship with local jail populations and pretrial 
case decisions 
 
July 2022 Jean Ellis, Geography Slocum-Lunz  $1,200 Topographic analysis of dunes along a managed coast  
July 2022 April Hiscox, Geography National Science Foundation $273,725  Collaborative Research: Understanding Interactions between Mesoscale and Microscale Flows in the Stable 
Boundary Layer over Shallow Terrain
NSF
July 2022 Bobby Donaldson, History National Park Service, Department of the Interior $3,362,100  Cooperative Agreement between the Department of the Interior/National Park Service and the Center for Civil 
Rights History and Research: Programmatic Activities for the CRC 
NPS, DOI
July 2022 Marty Matthews, History National Historical Publications and Records Commission $110,000 The Papers of William Short: A Digital Selective Documentary Edition NHPRC
July 2022 Samuel Mcquillin, Psychology The Duke Foundation $580,000 Strengthening and Expanding School Mental Health by Integrating Community Mentors in School Problem 
Solving Teams 
 
July 2022 Jane Roberts, Psychology National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health $3,215,991  Autonomic and Sensory Dysfunctions in FMR1 Conditions: Development, Mechanisms and Consequences NIH, NIMH 
July 2022 Besim Dragovic, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Science Foundation $137,781 Collaborative Research: Rodingites as Recorders of Tectonic Processes from the Seafloor to Convergence: A 
case study of the Dun Mountain Ophiolite Belt 
NSF
July 2022 Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment University of St. Andrews, Department of the Interior $14,833  Assessing Population Effects of Offshore Wind Development on North Atlantic Right Whales  DOI
June 2022 Rekha Patel, Biological Sciences Massachusetts General Hospital

$110,000 Investigating RNA- and RNA-binding protein mediated toxicity in iPSC-derived XDP cell culture models to potentially identify shared mechanisms with other dystonia types and neurodegenerative diseases.  
June 2022 Rekha Patel, Biological Sciences Department of Defense, U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity $728,188 Dysregulation of eIF2 alpha pathway in drug-induced dystonia (DID) and inherited dystonia 16 (DYT16): testingnovel therapeutic interventions. DoD, USAMRAA
June 2022 Tammi Richardson, Biological Sciences Slocum-Lunz Foundation $1,152 (PI - Kristiaan Merritt) - Slocum-Lunz Foundation - The Colorful World of Cryptophyte Microalgae  
June 2022 Daniel Speiser, Biological Sciences Slocum-Lunz Foundation $1,170 (PI - Madison Janakis) - The role of polarized light in visual signaling in the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus  
June 2022 Chuanbing Tang, Chemistry American Chemical Society $5,100 2022 ACS Project Seed at USC  
June 2022 Qian Wang, Chemistry Society for Community Research and Action $15,000 Synthesis effort to assist the commercialization of glycolipids and glycosphingosines SCRA
June 2022 Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Chemistry National Science Foundation $710,000 New Fluoride and Oxyfluoride Materials – Targeting Magnetic and Optical Properties NSF
June 2022 Cuizhen Wang, Geography College of Charleston, NASA Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research $34,963 sUAS and 3D Marsh Modeling to Support NASA's New Satellite (SWOT) for Coastal Topography and MarshSustainability of South Carolina NASA EPSCoR
June 2022 Sayward Harrison, Psychology United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration $1,350,000 Supporting Substance Use Disorder Services in South Carolina (SSUDS-SC)—An Innovative Training Programfor Health Service Psychology Trainees HHS, HRSA
June 2022 Albert Goodyear, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Felburn Foundation $29,000 Continuation of Analysis and Curation of the Topper Site Artifacts  
June 2022 Claudia Benitez-Nelson, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce $120,000 Davidson Fellowship (Gwen Harper) Spatial and Temporal Variability in Dissolved Organic Matter Sources,Composition and Sinks within the Winyah Bay Watershed NOAA, DOC
June 2022 Claudia Benitez-Nelson, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Science Foundation $280,509 Collaborative Research: Three decades of foraminiferal assemblages in the Santa Barbara Basin provide a linkbetween present and past climates NSF
June 2022 Peter Duffy, Theatre and Dance SC Arts Commission $10,064 SC Arts Commission Special Project: Arts Grow SC  
May 2022 Dustin Whitehead, Theatre and Dance SC Film Commission - SC Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism $100,000 South Carolina Film Training Partnership  
May 2022 Jie Li, Chemistry American Society of Pharmacognosy $5,000 American Society of Pharmacognosy Starter Grant  
May 2022 Linda Shimizu, Chemistry National Science Foundation $470,150 Functional nanotubes from self-assembling bis-urea macrocycles NSF
May 2022 Chuanbing Tang, Chemistry National Science Foundation $395,000 Collaborative Research: Mechanochemistry of Metallocenes NSF
May 2022 Hui Wang, Chemistry National Science Foundation $487,098 Ligand Dynamics and Chemistry on Locally Curved Metallic Nanoparticle Surfaces NSF
May 2022 Varsha Kulkarni, Physics College of Charleston, SC Space Grant, NASA $16,000 Unraveling the Structure and Star Formation History of Polar Ring Galaxies  
May 2022 Kirstin Dow, Geography National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce $450,000 Addressing geographical and social diversity in heat-health messaging NOAA, DOC
May 2022 Zhenlong Li, Geography National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SC Sea Grant $34,993 Creating a GIS-Based Siting Tool for Mariculture Site Selection NOAA
May 2022 Mariah Kornbluh, Psychology Queen's University of Belfast/World Templeton Charity Foundation $6,533 Truth: Empowering flourishing through epistemic vigilance  
April 2022 Daniel Speiser, Biological Sciences Air Force Research Laboratory $33,241 Efficient visual processing by molluscs with distributed sensor arrays and less-centralized nervous systems  
April 2022 Dmitry Peryshkov, Chemistry National Science Foundation $456,907 Redox-Active Carborane Clusters for Metal-Free Bond Activation NSF
April 2022 Christopher Tollefsen, Philosophy George Mason University $7,000 Academic Freedom on Campus Lecture Series  
April 2022 Kristen McLaurin, Psychology National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health $262,289 Neurocognitive Impairments Resulting from Adolescent Prescription Opioid Use Disorder: Longitudinal Impact, Neural Mechanisms, and Comorbidities NIDA, NIH
April 2022 Chester DePratter, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology U.S. Marine Corps, Department of Defense $9,889 Identification and Labeling of Charlesfort/Santa Elena Slides and Photos DoD
April 2022 Subrahmanyam Bulusu, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment Florida State University, National Academy of Sciences $400,000 Advancing Gulf of Mexico Operational Forecasting with Application to Fisheries, Industry Safety, and Natural Hazards (GOFFISH) NAS
April 2022 Dean Hardy, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve, State of Georgia $17,959 An Assessment of the Ditches and Water Levels in Hog Hammock on Sapelo Island. NERR
March 2022 Berten Ely, Biological Sciences National Institute of General Medical Sciences $1,740,170 USC Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program NIGMS
March 2022 Sofia Lizarraga, Biological Sciences National Institute of Mental Health $3,542,521 ASH1L mediated transcription networks in autism spectrum disorders NIMH
March 2022 Deanna Smith, Biological Science National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health $398,798 Deciphering the cellular roles of LIS1 in the mature nervous system NINDS, NIH
March 2022 Christopher Sutton, Chemistry University of Colorado, Department of Energy $255,565 Accelerated Selection of Optimal Perovskite Alloys for Solar PV using a Combined Quantum andMachine Learning Hierarchical Approach DOE
March 2022 Susan Cutter, Geography UCLA, National Science Foundation $5,000 Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Wildfire Hazard Resilience and Risk Engineering(WiRE) NSF
March 2022 Christopher Tollefsen, Philosophy George Mason University $7,000 Academic Freedom on Campus Lecture Series  
March 2022 Meeta Banerjee, Psychology Society for Community Research and Action, American Psychological Association $2,500 Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA, Division 27) Award for research and work in Flint,Michigan SCRA, APA
March 2022 Guillermo Wippold, Psychology Society for Community Research and Action, American Psychological Association $2,500 SCRA Research Scholar 2021 Program SCRA, APA
March 2022 John Fisher, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology Vestry of Saint James' Parish Church $55,042 Proposal for work at the St. James Parish in Goose Creek, SC for expansion of the National Register ofHistoric Places site boundaries  
March 2022 Steven Smith, SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology The Chickasaw Nation $4,945 Archaeological Survey, Blackland Prairie FY2022  
February 2022 William Strosnider, Baruch Institute National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SC Sea Grant $135,802 Guiding successful applications of floating treatment wetlands in brackish coastal ponds NOAA
February 2022 Tad Dallas, Biology National Science Foundation $274,542 MSA: Understanding spatial patterns of abundance and occupancy in terms of taxa, traits, and space NSF
February 2022 Katie Kathrein, Biology National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health $212,422 Ing4-deficiency enhances the regenerative capacity of multipotent progenitor cells NIDDK, NIH
February 2022 Annie Bourbonnais, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Science Foundation $37,467 Collaborative Research: A Novel Carbon Nanotube Based Phosphate Sensor Using Potentiometric Principles for Oceanographic Use NSF
February 2022 Erin Meyer-Gutbrod, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment South Carolina Research Foundation, Tides Foundation $124,947 Detecting vocalizations of endangered North Atlantic right whales along the winter migration corridor SCRF
February 2022 George Voulgaris, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Science Foundation $867,987 Collaborative Research: Dynamics of Cross-Shelf Plumes under Upwelling Wind Conditions NSF
February 2022 Alicia Wilson, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, SC Sea Grant $158,346 Studying How Things Fall Apart: Exploring Municipal Services System Failures to Help Develop Science-Based Decision-Points in South Carolina Coastal Communities NOAA
January 2022 Andrea Henderson-Platt, Sociology University of Michigan, National Institutes of Health $89,115 Structural Racism and Adverse Birth Outcomes in the U.S. South: A Multigenerational Perspective NIH
January 2022 Geoffrey Alpert, Criminology and Criminal Justice Clemson University, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice $65,650 An Evaluation of De-Escalation Training to Understand the Links between Training and Outcomes OJP, DOJ
January 2022 Caryn Outten, Chemistry National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences $1,925,290 Mechanisms of Fungal Iron Regulation and Thiol Redox Metabolism NIH, NIGMS
December 2021 Sharon DeWitte,
Anthropology
Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center, National Science Foundation $28,071 Paleoepidemiological and ancient DNA study of a potential epidemic site NSF
December 2021 James Spirek,
SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
South Carolina Department of Archives and History $250,000 A New Andalucía: Surveying for the Flagship of Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón in South Carolina SCDAH
December 2021 John Kupfer,
Geography
North Carolina State University, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior $60,437 Managing Fire in Longleaf Pine Ecosystems: Current Constraints and the Longer-Term Challenges of Landscape Transformation and Anthropogenic Climate Change SECASC, USGS, DOI
December 2021 Scott Decker,
Psychology
The Woodcock Institute $15,000 Predicting at-risk reading outcomes in multi-tiered models using diagnostic cognitive and neuro-cognitive tests  
December 2021 Scott Decker,
Psychology
The Woodcock Institute $15,000 Integrating Instructional and Diagnostic Testing in Multi-tiered Models to Identify Children with Dyslexia Using a Neuropsychological Approach  
December 2021 Elizabeth Will, Psychology The Woodcock Institute $49,592 A Longitudinal Outcome Study of the Symptom Progression and Diagnostic Stability of Autism in Children with Down syndrome  
November 2021 Magda Stawkowski,
Anthropology
Wenner-Grenn Foundation $40,000
Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship: Mutant Encounters: Radioactive Life on the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test
Site in Kazakhstan
 
November 2021 Jeffry Dudycha,
Biological Sciences
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $453,739 Resource development for the Daphnia dentifera - Metschnikowia bicuspidata host-symbiont system.  
November 2021 Christi Metcalfe,
Criminology and Criminal Justice
National Institute of Justice, Department of Justice $357,234
Court Decision-Making in Domestic Violence Cases: An Analysis of the Case Processing Pipeline in
South Carolina
NIJ, DOJ
November 2021 Adam King,
SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources $11,000 Archaeological Survey and Testing at Spanish Mount Site (38CH62) SCDNR
November 2021 Joshua Tebbs,
Statistics
University of Nebraska, National Institutes of Health $370,720 Group testing for infectious disease detection NIH
October 2021 Robert Dunn,
Baruch Institute
The Regents of the University of Michigan, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce $599,959 Integrating climate change effects into ecosystem-based fisheries management: Penaeid shrimp in the southeast US NOAA, DOC
October 2021 Fabienne Poulain,
Biological Sciences
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health $407,545 Beyond ephrins: unbiased discovery of novel signaling pathways regulating topographic map formation and maturation in vivo NINDS, NIH
October 2021 Jeffery Twiss,
Biological Sciences
East Carolina University, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health $683,450 Homeostatic Reset as a New Therapeutic Paradigm for Slow Progression Diseases NIGMS, NIH
October 2021 Christopher Sutton,
Chemistry
Rennselear Polytechnic Institute, Department of Energy $376,000 Beyond-DFT Electrochemistry with Accelerated and Solvated Techniques (BEAST) DOE
October 2021 Donald Jordan,
Center for Science Education
National Science Teachers Association, Department of Defense $28,252 USC Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) DOD
October 2021 Mathew Boylan,
Mathematics
National Security Agency $15,029 Number Theory Meetings in the Southeast  NSA
October 2021 Christian Cicimurri,
McKissick Museum
National Endowment for the Humanities $9,993 NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions to Purchase Materials and Supplies for the Long-Term Care of Folklife Collections at McKissick Museum  
October 2021 Jane Przybysz,
McKissick Museum
South Carolina Association of Counties Folklife Partnership Renewal Grant $66,033 SCAC Folklife Partnership Renewal Grant  
October 2021 Jane Przybysz,
McKissick Museum
Lee County, American Rescue Plan Act, Department of Transportation $14,550 Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden Capital Investment ARPA, DOT
October 2021 Mark Weist, Psychology East Carolina University, Institute of Educational Sciences, United States Department of Education $1,756,552 Improving Social, Emotional, Behavioral, and Academic Functioning of Elementary School Students through the Interconnected Systems Framework  IES, USDE
October 2021 Annie Bourbonnaise,
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
South Carolina Sea Grant, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $156,359 Evaluating nitrogen removal strategies to improve stormwater management practices in coastal South Carolina  NOAA
September 2021 Jennifer Plunket,
Baruch Institute
National Ocean Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $68,970 North Inlet - Winyah Bay NERR: Climate Vulnerability Web Application Development NOAA
September 2021 Bert Ely,
Center for Science Education
South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $8,380 Get Hurricane Smart: Centering Youth as Ambassadors of Community Hurricane Resilience NOAA
September 2021 Donna Chen,
Chemistry
Department of Energy $219,276 Multimetallic Metal-Organic Frameworks as Tunable, Multifunctional Catalysts for Gas-Phase Hydroformylation and Hydrogenation Reactions DOE
September 2021

Natlia Shustova,
Chemistry

Boston College, Department of Energy $66,327 Organometallic Catalysis form Molecular Catalysts Non-Covalently Confined in Metal-Organic Frameworks DOE
September 2021 Bobby Donaldson,
Center for Civil Rights
National Park Service, Department of the Interior $500,000 National Park Service: African American Civil Rights Grant Opportunity NPS, DOI
September 2021 Lili Ju,
Mathematics
 Department of Energy $300,000 Reliable and Efficient Machine Learning for Leadership Facility Scientific Data Analytics DOE
September 2021 Lana Burgess,
McKissick Museum
South Carolina Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities $2,000 The Changing Cultural Climate in Museums NEH
September 2021 Yordanka Ilieva,
Physics
National Science Foundation $1,350,000 NSF-BSF: The Study of Nuclear Physics with Intermediate Energy Probes NSF
September 2021 Mark Weist, Psychology South Carolina Department of Mental Health $35,476 John H. Magill School Mental Health Certificate Program  
September 2021 Michael Bizimis,
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
United States Geological Survey, Department of the Interior  $31,340 Nd, Hf, Sr isotope Analyses USGS (RFQ 140G0321Q0178) DOI
September 2021

Yen-Yl Ho,
Statistics

National Institutes of Health $360,498 scDECO: A novel statistical framework to systematically identify differential co-expression gene combinations using single-cell RNA sequencing data NIH
September 2021 Dewei Wang,
Statistics
University of Louisville Research Foundation, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health $98,351 Global significance test based on quantile regression with applications to genomic studies of Alzheimer's disease NIA, NIH
August 2021 Sharon DeWitte,
Anthropology
National Science Foundation $22,753 Doctoral Dissertation Research: Histories of Stress: A Life Course Approach to Population Health in Medieval Berlin NSF
August 2021 Sharon DeWitte,
Anthropology
National Science Foundation $25,194 Doctoral Dissertation Research: Sex Differentials in Frailty in Medieval Ireland NSF
August 2021 Nathan Senner,
Biological Sciences
National Science Foundation $349,864 Climate change, community dynamics, and long-distance migratory birds NSF
August 2021 Bobby Donaldson,
Center for Civil Rights
USC Educational Foundation, Central Carolina Community Foundation $24,458 A Community Engagement Strategy for Justice for All: South Carolina and the American Civil Rights Movement (3rd Party Match for U00029760) CCCF
August 2021 Stephen Dilworth,
Mathematics
Simons Foundation $42,000 Banach Spaces and Applications  
August 2021 Frank Thorne,
Mathematics
National Science Foundation $191,555 Quantitative Methods in Arithmetic Statistics NSF
August 2021 Kimberly Becker,
Psychology
Society for Community Research and Action, William T. Grant Foundation $60,000 Mentoring Grant_2021_Becker and Chu SCRA
August 2021

Wendy Chu,
Psychology

American Psychological Association $2,411 Collective Trauma Requires Collective Healing: Understanding How Asian Americans Respond to Anti-Asian Racism Using a Racial Healing Framework APA
August 2021 Elizabeth Will,
Psychology
National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development $291,072 Early Developmental Determinants and Pathways in Down syndrome NIH, NICHD
August 2021

James Spirek,
SC Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Hunley Commission $50,000 USS Housatonic Investigation Project  
August 2021 Claudia Benitez-Nelson,
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
National Science Foundation $140,467 Collaborative Research: US GEOTRACES GP17-OCE and GP17-ANT: Export and remineralization rates of bioactive and particle reactive trace elements using thorium-234 NSF
August 2021 George Voulgaris,
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
Southeast Coastal Ocean Observing Regional Association, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $550,000 SECOORA - Partnering to meet the needs of coastal communities for actionable information to protect lives and property: SC HF Radar SECOORA, NOAA
July 2021 Joseph Quattro,
Biological Sciences
National Park Service $99,505 Soil Macrofauna Inventory at Congaree National Park With an Emphasis on Synchronous-Flashing Fireflies NPS
July 2021 Jeffery Twiss,
Biological Sciences
Clemson University, South Carolina Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research $18,000 Stimuli-responsive polymers to modulate peptide efficacy in axon regeneration SC EPSCoR
July 2021 Jeffery Twiss,
Biological Sciences
Craig H. Nielsen Foundation $600,000 Axonal Stress Granules in Spinal Cord Injury  
July 2021 Carolyn Wessinger,
Biological Sciences
National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences $1,840,840 Quantitative genetics and population genomics of repeated complex trait evolution NIH, NIGMS
July 2021

Susan Richardson,
Chemistry

National Science Foundation $150,000 Collaborative Proposal: Treatment of Cyanotoxins by UV/Chlorine: Optimizing Removal While Developing Strategies to Minimize Disinfection Byproducts and Toxicity NSF
July 2021 Hui Wang,
Chemistry
Petroleum Research Fund, American Chemical Society $110,000 Pathway Switch of Catalytic Hydrogenation Reactions on Sub-5 nm Platinum Nanocatalysts ACS
July 2021 Elaine Chun,
English Language and Literature
National Science Foundation $9,216 Doctoral Dissertation Research: Language Ideologies and Activism in Transgender Communities in the U.S South - Archie Crowley NSF
July 2021 Kirsten Lackstrom,
Geology
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration $18,455 Drought Planning in the Southeast United States: An Assessment of State Approaches, Planning Needs and Gaps, and Opportunities for the Southeast Drought Early Warning System NOAA
July 2021 Constance Shulz,
History
National Historical Publications and Records Commission $110,000 Papers of the Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen - FINAL NHPRC proposal NHPRC
July 2021 Linyuan Lu,
Mathematics
National Science Foundation $1,530,973 RTG: Mathematical Foundation of Data Science at University of South Carolina NSF
July 2021 Jane Przybysz,
McKissick Museum
Central Carolina Community Foundation $37,263 Pearl Fryar's Topiary Garden CCCF
July 2021 Jessica Bradshaw,
Psychology
James S. McDonnell Foundation $250,000 Embodied Infant Experience and Neurodevelopmental Disorders  
July 2021 Courtnie Smith,
Psychology
South Carolina Research Foundation, BlueCross BlueShield Foundation $382,295 South Carolina School Mental Health Internship and Educational Program  
July 2021 Besim Dragovic,
School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment
National Science Foundation $314,922 Collaborative Research: Developing crystal clocks in metamorphic rocks: Using lithium in subduction zone garnets to decipher fluid release timescales NSF

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