May 2021 Grants and Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's principal investigators who were awarded grants and contracts during May 2021:

Monthly Awards at a Glance:
15 Awards Received: Valued at $4,696,155

Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering

Ronald Mak, Computer Engineering
Intelligent Systems Research and Development Support-3 (ISRDS-3)
Sponsor: KBR Wyle Services, LLC – $14,888

David Parent, Sang-Joon John Lee, Crystal Han, and Dahyun Oh, Electrical Engineering
Acquisition of an Automated Multipurpose Furnace and Reactive Ion Etcher System for Microscale Fabrication Education and Research at SJSU
Sponsor: Department of Defense – $600,000

Hiu Yung Wong, Electrical Engineering
Power Device Simulation and Optimization
Sponsor: Applied Materials – $65,000

College of Science

Kimberly Blisniuk, Geology
CAREER: Re-Evaluating the Evolution of the Southern San Andreas Fault along its Restraining Bend from Holocene to Mid-Quaternary Timescales via 36Cl/10Be Burial and Cosmogenic Exposure Dating
Sponsor: National Science Foundation – $116,774

Ross P. Clark, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Managing Water Resources for Multiple Benefits in the Greater Monterey County IRWM Region
Sponsor: City of Salinas – $501,001

Bree Grillo-Hill, Biological Sciences
Roles for Intracellular pH Dynamics in Cancer Cell Behaviors
Sponsor: Dept of Health & Human Services – $109,875

Wesley A. Heim and Autumn L. Bonnema, Moss Landing Marine Lab
LA River and San Gabriel Watershed Fish Collections - Aquatic Bioassay
Sponsor: Aquatic Bioassay Lab – $12,530

Adam Kochanski and Miguel Valero, Meteorology & Climate Science
Understanding Urban and Wildland Fire Dynamics
Sponsor: Lawrence Livermore National Lab – $31,185

Birgitte McDonald, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Support for Basic Response to Marine Mammal Strandings in California's Monterey Bay
Sponsor: UC, Santa Cruz – $16,966

Marco A. Sigala, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Ahtna Sharpe 2021
Sponsor: Ahtna Environmental Inc. – $7,905

Timothy P. Stanton, Moss Landing Marine Lab
Long Term Observation of Upper Ocean Fluxes and Pycnocline Diffusivity the Canada Basin
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research – $60,711

Ningkun Wang, Chemistry
Intramolecular Allosteric Regulation of SIRT1 Deacetylase Activity by the Nterminal Domain
Sponsor: Department of Health & Human Services – $144,500

College of Social Sciences

Darwyyn Deyo, Economics
CSOR Licensing Research Project
Sponsor: Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation – $10,981

Sean P. Laraway, Psychology
Human Systems Integration: Collaborative Human Factors Research to Improve the Safety, Efficiency, and Reliability of NASA's Aeronautics and Space Missions
Sponsor: NASA – $2,403,839

Susan M. Syncerski, Psychology
Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design
Sponsor: NASA – $600,000