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March 2007

March Awards Received:
20 totalling $8,753,383.78
March Proposals Submitted:
23 from 20 Principal Investigators
FY07 Year-to-Date Active Sponsored Projects:
598 as of March 31, 2007
FY07 Year-to-Date Active Investigators:
247 as of March 31, 2007

Awards Received in March 2007

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
Brewer, John StephenBiologyBirmingham Audubon SocietyCauses of a Lack of Seedling Recruitment in a Critically Endangered Pitcher Plant (Walter Coxe Research Fund - Jason Chesser)
Buskes, Gerard JMathematicsMathematical Sciences Research Institute, BerkeleyMississippi Math Circles
Cole, DonaldGraduate SchoolJackson State University/National Science FoundationMississippi Alliance for Minority Participation Program
Easson, Gregory LGeology and Geological EngineeringUniversity of Southern Mississippi/National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationEvaluating Next Generation NASA Earth Science Observations for Image Fusion to Enable Mapping Variation Soil Moisture at High ResolutionHolt, Robert M
Easson, Gregory LGeology and Geological EngineeringUniversity of Southern Mississippi/National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationEvaluation for the Integration of Virtual Evapotranspiration Sensor Based on VIIRS and Passive Microwave Sensors into the Annualized Agricultural Non-Point Source (AnnAGNPS) Pollution ModelMita, Dath
Easson, Gregory LGeology and Geological EngineeringUniversity of Southern Mississippi/National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationIntegration of Global Precipitation Measurement Data Product with the Hydrologic Engineering Center - Hydrologic Modeling SystemKuszmaul, Joel S
Hallam, Jeffrey SCenter for Health Promotion and Health BehaviorAnheuser Busch Companies, Inc.Reducing Harmful Outcomes Associated with Alcohol Misuse and Abuse
Johnson, JaySociology and AnthropologyThe Chickasaw Nation Division of Housing and Tribal DevelopmentA Geophysical Survey of 20 Acre Chickasaw Village Site in Lee county, Mississippi
McConnell, GermainCurriculum and InstructionRock River FoundationMississippi Teacher Corps Computer EquipmentGuest, Ben
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteSouth Carolina Department of Education/U.S. Department of AgricultureOrientation to Child Nutrition Management Seminar-South Carolina
Oakley, CharlotteNational Food Service Management InstituteU.S. Department of AgricultureFY 2007 Grant
Raspet, RichardPhysics and AstronomyMetroLaser, Inc. /Naval Surface Warfare Center/USAFPhotoacoustic Analysis of Soot
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsNational Geospatial-Intelligence AgencyPassive, Non-Contact Acoustic Detection and Localization of Tunnels and Tunneling Activities
Sabatier, JamesJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Army Communications & Electronics Command Night VisionFusion of Acoustics and Ground Penetrating Radar Sensors
Speth, RobertPharmacologyUniversity of FloridaInhibition of Angiotensin II-Induced Cardiac Fibrosis
Uddin, WaheedCivil EngineeringNational Academy of Sciences/U.S. Agency for International DevelopmentDevelopment of an ITS-based Traffic Management Model for Metropolitan Areas of Pakistan with Karachi as a Pilot Study
Waxler, RogerJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsU.S. Army Space and Missile Defense CommandAdvanced Acoustic Sensor Technology Research (ASTER)
Wilkins, Dawn EComputer and Information SciencesMississippi Valley State University/National Science FoundationMississippi Valley State University Bioinformatics Training
Wilson, CharlesCenter for the Study of Southern CultureMississippi Department of Archives & HistoryMississippi Encyclopedia
Woolsey, RobertMississippi Mineral Resources InstituteNaval Meteorology and Oceanography CommandNaval Meteorology and Oceanography Issues with International Undersea Programs (IPA)

Proposals Submitted in March 2007

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
Angle, TimothyDivision of Outreach and Continuing EducationDollar General Adult Literacy ESL Program
Barber, FrankJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsOffice of Naval Research
Barber, FrankJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsNational Institutes of Health
Buskes, Gerard JMathematicsMathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Cantu, Joe TurnerTheatre ArtsOxford Tourism Council
Cantu, Joe TurnerTheatre ArtsYoknapatawpha Arts Council
Dougherty, BarbaraCenter for Educational Research and EvaluationMississippi Public Broadcasting
Dyer, DonaldModern LanguagesUniversity of Maryland/National Foreign Language Center
Ferreira, DaneelPharmacognosyPOM Wonderful LLC
Gabrynowicz, JoanneNational Center for Remote Sensing, Air and Space LawNational Aeronautics and Space Administration
Holland, Marjorie MBiologyU.S. Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research ServiceHighsmith, Ray
Kurtz, RoyceUniversity LibrariesDeloitte & Touche, USA, LLCFlesher, Dale
Nagle, Dale GPharmacognosyNational Institutes of HealthZhou, Yu-Dong
O'Dell, KristiSocial WorkMississippi Academy of Family Physicians/American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
Pugh, NirmalNational Center for Natural Products ResearchMannatech, Inc.Pasco, David S
Rego, CesarManagement Information Systems/Production Operations ManagementFederal Highway Administration
Rego, CesarManagement Information Systems/Production Operations ManagementFederal Highway Administration
Seiner, JohnJamie Whitten National Center for Physical AcousticsCombustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech)/Office of Naval Research
Tomioka, TakashiChemistry and BiochemistryAmerican Chemical Society/PRF
Uddin, WaheedCivil EngineeringDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Valliant, MelindaNutrition and Hospitality ManagementProject HOPE
Wilkin, Noel EPharmacy AdministrationInformation and Quality Healthcare/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Williamson, John SMedicinal ChemistryNational Institutes of Health

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