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May 2008

Dartmouth researchers were awarded $21 million during May, including $2.6 million in new and competing awards. Among the recipients of recent new and competing grants, as reported by the Office of Sponsored Projects:

 Ayres, Matthew and Stange, E. - Biological Sciences

  •  National Science Foundation
  • Dissertation Research: The Nature of and Mechanisms Responsible for Northern Hardwood Forest Lepidopter Community Dynamics

Baron, John - Medicine

  • University of Chicago
  • Chemoprevention of Arsenic-Induced Skin Cancer

Borsuk, Mark - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Duke University
  • Using Bayesian Networks and Satellite Imagery for Adaptive Management

Chaboyer, Brian - Physics & Astronomy

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Stellar Astrophysics with the Palomar Testbed Interferometer (PTI)

Chitoran, Ioana - Linguistics and Cognitive Science

  • Department of Education
  • Observing Historical Sound Change in Progress: A Comparison of Two Languages of the Caucasus
  • 2-year Award

Fisher, Elliott and Bynum, J. - Medicine
Goodman, D. - Pediatrics

  • Brandeis University
  • Development of Physician Measures

Gleiser, Marcelo - Physics & Astronomy

  • National Science Foundation
  • Cosmic Origin of Matter: Nonequilibrium Field Theory and Inflationary Cosmology

Goundrey, Althea - Pediatrics

  • State of Vermont
  • Children with Special Health Needs
  • 6-month Award

Grubbs, Robert - Chemistry

  • National Science Foundation
  • Functional Block Copolymers as Guides for Nanoparticle Assembly: Preparation of Cobalt Nanoparticles from Alkyne-Functional Polymers

Haxby, James - Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Princeton University
  • Conte Ctr Project 2: Decision Making and Control in Perception and Attention
  • National Science Foundation
  • Neural Systems for the Extraction of Socially-Relevant Information from Faces

Kelley, William - Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • National Science Foundation
  • Individual Differences in the Neural Basis of Self

LaBelle, James - Physics & Astronomy

  • National Science Foundation
  • Collaborative Research: Auroral Radio Emissions Related to Substorms and Energetic Precipitation
  • 3-year Award

Lynch, Kristina - Physics & Astronomy

  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
  • Dartmouth Greencube

Pellacini, Fabio - Computer Science

  • Intel Corporation
  • Interactive Realistic Lighting on Many-core Architectures

Rimberg, Alexander - Physics & Astronomy

  • Dept. of Defense, Army Research Office
  • Acquisition of a Recondensing Cryostat for Electron Spin Resonance and Coherent Spin Control in Quantum Dots
  • National Science Foundation
  • Quantum Noise and Backaction in Semi- and Superconducting Nanostructures

Rosen, Joseph - Biomedical Engineering

  • Rutgers State University
  • Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine Compartment Syndrome Program

Santos, Eugene and Cybenko, G. - Thayer School of Engineering

  • Securboration, Inc.
  • Advanced Self-Learning Ontologies
  • 2-year Award

Smolin, Jonathan - Asian & Middle East Languages and Literatures

  • Department of Education
  • Policing Reality: Fictions of Crime and Punishment in the New Morocco
  • 2-year Award

Supattapone, Surachai - Biochemistry

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Mechanism of Prion Neurotropism

Zomorodian, Afra - Computer Science

  • Dept. of Defense, Office of Naval Research
  • Efficient Structures for Topological Analysis of Massive High-Dimensional Data

Award commitment from the sponsoring agency is for a single year unless otherwise indicated.

Last Updated: 10/20/09