Total Awards By College 2005-2006 (Millions $)
NANO@IOWA Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Institute at The University of Iowa Environmental and Health Aspects Development and Applications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Health and Environmental SciencesDrug Delivery, Disease Detection, Imaging, Bioanalytical Assays, Environmental Remediation and Decontamination, Green Chemistry, Fuel Cells, Energy, Sustainability, Sensors Interdisciplinary Collaborations The institute will bring together a core group of faculty from several colleges (Medicine, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Engineering, Pharmacy and Public Health) working in nanoscience and nanotechnology. Leverage $6M dollars in nanoscience funding at UI for new opportunities. Implications of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Health and Environmental Sciences Air Quality, the Natural Environment, Workplace Environment, Human and Animal Toxicity and Environmental Health. Vicki Grassian, Director
Selected Awards in the Arts and Humanities The People – The Impact Paula Amad, Assistant Professor, Cinema and Comparative Literature, $40,000; 06/01/2006 - 05/31/2007, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, "Archiving the Everyday: A Topos in French Film History, 1895-1931”, Paul Getty Trust. Bridget Tsemo, Assistant Professor, Rhetoric, $6,147; 07/01/2006 - 06/30/2007, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, “Black American Gothic: A documentary on Planting Urban Roots in Iowa,” Humanities Iowa. Craig Gibson, Associate Professor, Classics, $40,000; 07/01/2006-06/30/2007, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences “Ancient Greek Rhetorical Exercises,” National Endowment for the Humanities. Helen Shen, Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Literature, $61,055; 10/01/2005 -12/31/2006, International Programs, "A Comprehensive Chinese Web-Based Reading Program for Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Learners," Department of Education.
Selected Awards in the Biological Sciences The People – The Impact • Veronica J. Vieland, Professor, Public Health Genetics, $320,988; 09/30/2005 - 07/31/2006 College of Public Health, “Identification and Functional Assessment of Autism Susceptibility Genes,” National Institutes of Health. • J Bruce Tomblin, Professor, Speech Pathology & Audiology, $577,275; 09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, “The Genetics of Specific Language Impairment,” National Institutes of Health. • Beng Choon Ho, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, • $172, 659; 09/01/2005 - 08/31/2006, Carver College of Medicine, “Neuroscience Studies on Early Detection of Schizophrenia,” • National Institutes of Health. This is an application for an NIMH • Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)
Selected Awards in thePhysical and Mathematical Sciences The People – The Impact • Thomas Boggess, Professor, Physics & Astronomy, $422,183; 04/01/2006 - 04/30/2007, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, “High-Performance MWIR/LWIR Multi-spectral Superlattice LED Arrays for Advanced Infrared Projection Systems,” US Department of Defense, Army. • Thomas Schnell, Associate Professor, Center for Computer-Aided Design (CCAD), $75,246; 04/12/2006 - 11/11/2006, College of Engineering, ”Modeling of Pilot Behavior Using a Controller-Based Approach” NASA.
Selected Awards in the Social Sciences The People – The Impact • Diane Finnerty, Director of Cultural Competence, National Resource Center for Family Centered Practice, School of Social Work, $4,673,000; 12/17/2005 -12/15/2009, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, "Raices (Roots): A Cross-Regional Rural Latino Capacity Building Initiative,“ Northwest Area Foundation. • Nicholas Colangelo, Professor, Belin Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development, $1,950,000; 03/16/2006 -12/31/2008, College of Education, "Accelerated Education," John Templeton Foundation. • Kevin Leicht, Director, Institute for Inequities Studies, Sociology, $127,819; 06/01/2006 - 05/31/2007, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, "State Investments in Successful Transitions to Adulthood,“ NSF.