May 17, 2019

2013-2014

Collaborative and Complementary Research Grants

Systems Biology

  • Dr. David Luther was awarded a collaborative grant with Virginia Tech to study the impacts of conservation actions on the population trends of endangered species.
  • Drs. Monique van Hoek and Barney Bishop were awarded a collaborative grant with James Madison University to study antimicrobial activity in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius.

Civil, Environmental & Infrastructure Engineering

  • Dr. Deborah Goodings was awarded a grant to create a summer recruitment program for future civil engineering graduate students.

Environmental Science and Policy

  • Dr. Changwoo Ahn was awarded a grant to study patterns of hydrology, plant community and soil biogeochemistry to restore ecosystem services at Huntley Meadows Park.

Geography and Geoinformation Sciences

  • Drs. David Lattanzi and Laura Kosuglu were awarded a grant to develop civil engineering course modules utilizing 3-D printing technology.
  • Dr. Paul Houser was awarded a grant to develop a multi-disciplinary George Mason Water Forum web site.

Mathematical Sciences

  • Dr. Evelyn Sander and Dr. Chris Manon were awarded a collaborative grant with James Madison University to redesign Calculus I and III using mathematical software and 3-D printing technology.
  • Drs. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer and Claudette Davis were awarded a grant to conduct a STEM Boot Camp to engage incoming STEM majors.

Office of the Provost

  • Dr. Andrew Wingfield received a grant to lay the groundwork for a new Center for Sustainable Solutions (CSS) at George Mason.

Proteometrics and Molecular Medicine

  • Drs. Lance Liotta, Virginia Espina, Cara Frankenfeld and Amy Vanmeter-Adams MS, were awarded a grant to support the 2014 Mason Aspiring Scientists Summer Internship Program (ASSIP).
  • Drs. Virginia Espina, Lance Liotta, Alessandra Luchini, Claudius Mueller and Amy Vanmeter-Adams MS were awarded a grant to create an interactive, enquiry-guided course to enhance STEM retention.

The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation and The Mason Accelerator Program

  • Drs. Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, Reid Schwebach, Karen Dalfrey and Alonso Aguirre were awarded a grant to conduct a summer Governor’s School program at The Smithsonian-Mason School of Conservation.