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April 2011

April Awards Received:
20 totalling $3,184,616.75
April Proposals Submitted:
17 from 15 Principal Investigators
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
563 as of April 30, 2011
FY11 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
278 as of April 30, 2011

Awards Received in April 2011

External funding awards listed on this page are drawn from database records maintained in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. An award is recorded as “received” on the date when the UM Accounting Office notifies the Principal Investigator (PI) and the ORSP that a grant account has been established for the project.

PI Name PI Department/Unit Sponsor Name Proposal Title Co-PI Name/s
Banahan, BenjaminCenter for Pharmaceutical Marketing and ManagementEndo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Prevalence and Treatment of Central Precocious Puberty in the Medicaid Population
Berti, EmanuelePhysics and AstronomyNational Science FoundationCAREER: Physics and Astrophysics of Compact Binaries
Chambliss, WaltOffice of Research and Sponsored ProgramsU.S. Small Business AdministrationTechnology Commercialization Initiative
Clark, AliceOffice of Research and Sponsored ProgramsMB Swayze Educational Foundation, Inc.BluePrint Mississippi 2011 - Private Sponsors
Dyer, DonaldModern LanguagesNational Security AgencyMississippi StarTalk Chinese 5
Elsherbeni, Atef ZElectrical EngineeringApplied Computational Electromagnetics SocietyACES Web Site Continued Developments
Highsmith, RayUniversity of Mississippi Field StationMississippi Department of Environmental Quality/U.S. Environmental Protection AgencyUMFS Summer Ecology Day Camp
Holmes, ErinPharmacy AdministrationNational Association of Chain Drug StoresPharmacy Student Perceptions of Community Pharmacy Residence Programs
Khan, IkhlasNational Center for Natural Products ResearchUniversity of Illinois/NIHBotanical Identification, Characterization, Quality Assurance and Quality ControlSmillie, Troy
Love, Fannye ECurriculum and InstructionMississippi Institutions of Higher Learning/State of MississippiReading Institute: Integrating Literacy Skills in the Content Areas for Middle School Teachers (Grades 5-8)Angle, Timothy
Majumdar, SoumyajitPharmaceuticsElSohly Laboratories/National Institutes of HealthDevelopment of Tetrahydrocannabinol prodrugs for topical treatment of GlaucomaRepka, Michael A
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionRock River FoundationMississippi Teacher Corps Computer Equipment (2011 - 2012)Guest, Ben
McCurdy, ChristopherMedicinal ChemistryNational Institute on Drug AbuseNovel Pharmacologic Interventions for Drugs of Abuse
Murray, NathanJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsCombustion Research and Flow Technology Inc./US Air Force Research LaboratoryEnhanced Acoustical Environment for Modern Weapons Bays 09-C-3906/C390 Phase II Supplement
Schulenberg, StefanPsychologyMississippi Department of Mental Health/British PetroleumMS DMH Request for Services (Supplemental)
Sherman, JustinPharmacy PracticeNational Rural Health Association/Emory University/U.S. DHHS, CDCActive Surveillance Attitudes and Perceptions in Prostate CancerBloodworth, Lauren
Riche, Daniel
Ross, Leigh Ann
Warrington, Laurie
Swann, CharlesMississippi Mineral Resources InstituteMississippi Emergency Management Agency/Federal Emergency Management AgencyFlood Risk Assessment and Vulnerability Associated with Mississippi River Levees
Tschumper, Gregory SChemistry and BiochemistryMississippi State University/National Science FoundationModeling and Simulation of Complex SystemsChen, Yixin
Dass, Amala
Doerksen, Robert
Hammer, Nathan
Harper, Maxine
Hollis, Keith
Wadkins, Randy Mack
Wilkins, Dawn E
Waxler, RogerJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsQuanterraInfrasound Sensors for the USArray
Wu, WeimingNational Center for Computational Hydroscience and EngineeringUT-Battelle/U.S. Dept of Energy/U.S. Dept of Homeland SecurityInvestigation of Surge and Wave Reduction by Vegetation (Phase II) - Interaction of Hydrodynamics, Vegetation and SoilHolland, Marjorie M

Proposals Submitted in April 2011

External funding proposals listed on this page are drawn from database records maintained in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. A proposal is recorded as “submitted” on the date when the approval signature of the University’s Authorizing Institutional Representative is affixed.

PI Name PI Department/Unit Sponsor Name Co-PI Name/s
Altinakar, MustafaNational Center for Computational Hydroscience and EngineeringMississippi Department of Marine ResourcesDing, Yan
Jia, Yafei
Buchannon, RobinOffice of Research and Sponsored ProgramsUniversity of Southern Mississippi/U.S. Department of Commerce
Burns, TaylaInternational ProgramsAmerican Councils for Inter Ed/U.S. Dept of StateProvoost, Greet
Carrington, WSchool of LawMississippi Bar Foundation/IOLTA Program
Clark, AliceOffice of Research and Sponsored ProgramsMB Swayze Educational Foundation, Inc.
Davis, CynthiaMississippi Judicial CollegeMississippi Department of Public Safety/U.S. Department of Justice
Elsherbeni, Atef ZElectrical EngineeringApplied Computational Electromagnetics Society
Hensley, DesireeSchool of LawMississippi Bar Foundation
Highsmith, RayCenter for Water and Wetlands ResourcesU.S. Department of Agriculture
Hossain, A.K.M.National Center for Computational Hydroscience and EngineeringRust College/National Science Foundation
Hussey, CharlesChemistry and BiochemistryNational Institute of Standards and Technology
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionRock River FoundationGuest, Ben
Torbert, ChristinaUniversity LibrariesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesDennis, Melissa
McWhite, Leigh
Watson, Alex
Uddin, WaheedCivil EngineeringU.S. Agency for International Development
Uddin, WaheedCivil EngineeringJackson State University/Institute for Multimodal Transportation
Wilson, KathrynNational Food Service Management InstituteU.S. Department of Agriculture
Wilson, KathrynNational Food Service Management InstituteU.S. Department of Agriculture

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