New Grants & Contracts

We are pleased to share the success of SJSU's principal investigators in being awarded the following grants and contracts during February 2021:


Dustin Carroll

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • "Impacts of Changing Sea-Ice on Arctic Ocean Biology"
    Sponsor: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Elizabeth Skovran

Biological Sciences, College of Science

  • "Efficient Recovery of Rare Earth using Methylobacterium Extorquens"
    Sponsor: UC Berkeley

Ellen Middaugh

Child & Adolescent Development, College of Education

  • "Y-Plan San José  Initiative Grant"
    Sponsor: UC Berkeley

Hiu Yung Wong

Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering

  • "CAREER: Understanding and Modeling of Cryogenic Semiconductor Device Physics down to 4.2K"
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Julie Spitzer

Mathematics & Statistics, College of Science

  • "Just in Time: Online Mathematics Professional Development"
    Sponsor: UC Los Angeles

Katherine Cushing, Richard Kos, Jason Su

Environmental Studies, College of Social Sciences

  • "Cultivating a Community-Owned Vision for East San José  Neighborhoods (Alum Rock)"
    Sponsor: City of San José

Katherine Cushing

Environmental Studies, College of Social Sciences

  • "CommUniverCity's Growing Sustainably Program"
    Sponsor: Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority

Luke Gardner

Moss Landing Marine Labs, College of Science

  • "SJSURF/MLML - Aquaculture Services"
    Sponsor: Elkhorn Slough Foundation

Michael Kaufman

Physics & Astronomy, College of Science

  • "Using the Astronomical Infrared Bands as Calibrated Probes of Astrophysical Conditions with the NASA Ames PAH IR"
    Sponsor: NASA

Saeid Bashash, Mohamed Badawy

Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering

  • "Research and Testing of Solar Power Integration with Second-Life Batteries in Grid Tied Systems"
    Sponsor: RePurpose Energy, Inc.

Sean 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

  • "Test Subject Recruitment Office – Task 1"
    Sponsor: ASRC Federal

Susan Snycerski

Psychology, College of Social Sciences

  • "Future Vertical Lift: Collaborative Research on Flight Control, Autonomous Rotorcraft, and Human-Systems Interface Design"
    Sponsor: NASA