Research and Graduate Studies

Grants Received in 2013

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $43,688 from the Children’s Institute, Inc., in support of a project entitled "Peer Support Groups for Parents."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $206,001 from the California Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Family Focus Empowerment Center."

Abhjit Mukerjee (Mechanical Engineering) has received $15,000 from Medtronic MiniMed, in support of a project entitled "Modeling of Flow of Insulin From a Catheter into Sub-Cutaneous Tissue of Human Body."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $1,230,933 from the UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled "Title IV-E Social Work Training Program (California Social Work Education Center/CalSWEC)."

Gang Lu (Physics and Astronomy) has received $166,667 from Brown University, in continuing support of a project entitled "Stress-Controlled via Engineered Nanostructures."

Jeanne Robertson (Biology) has received $6,000 from the Santa Monica Mountains Fund, in support of a project entitled "Landscape Genetics of the Island Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occientalis becki) on Santa Cruz Island; the role of habitat complexity and climate on genetic connectivity of populations across the island."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology and Counseling) has received $63,945 from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Family Support Services-SPA 2."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology and Counseling) has received $315,636 from the California Emergency Management Agency, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Valley Trauma Center."

Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Matthew d'Alessio (Geological Sciences), Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $41,484 from the University of California Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled  "San Fernando Valley Science Project – NCLB 10."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $34,535 from the University of California Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled  "NCLB 10 Grant for the Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

José Luis Vargas and Jina Gonzalez (Educational Opportunity Programs) have received $40,000 from the Pritker Family Foundation, in support of a project entitled "College Pathways San Fernando Valley Network."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $5,000 from California State University, Chico, as supplemental support of a project entitled "California Broadband Field Testing #4."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $100,010 from the Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department, in support of a project entitled "Evaluation, Satisfaction Surveys and Technical Assistance Proposal."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $140,000 from the University of California, Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled "NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems TANMS."

George Youssef (Mechanical Engineering) has received $81,750 from the University of California, Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled "NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems TANMS."

Igor Beloborodov (Physics & Astronomy) has received $59,999 from the University of California, Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled "NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems TANMS."

Taeyou Jung (Kinesiology) has received $14,450 from the University of California Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled "The Effects of Cardiovascular Exercise on Cognitive Function in Peoplewith Multiple Sclerosis."

Emily Thom (Child & Adolescent Development) has received $71,160 from Jumpstart, Inc., in continuing support of a project entitled "Jumpstart Program."

Martha Highfield (Nursing) has received $22,460 from Dignity Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Work with Northridge Hospital Medical Center as Nursing Research Facilitator."

Maria-Rita D’Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $68,702 from the University of Southern California, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Scalable, Stochastic and Spatiotemporal Game Theory for Real-World Human Adversarial Behavior."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $110,896 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled "Long-Term Ecological Research: Coral Reefs in Moorea, French Polynesia."

Robert Carpenter (Biology) has received $112,848 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "LTER: Long-Term Dynamics of a Coral Reef Ecosystem."

Karla Pelletier (CECS Student Service Center) has received $30,000 from CSU Sacramento, in continuing support of a project entitled "CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CSU-LSAMP) Senior Alliance."

Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) has received $75,000 from the Office of Naval Research, in continuing support of a project entitled "Control of Supercavitating Vehicles using Transverse Jets."

Scott Kleinman (English) has received $90,543 from Vassar College, in support of a project entitled "An Archive of Early Middle English."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $350,000 from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, in continuing support of a project entitled "Electronic structure of semiconductor detector surfaces and contact interfaces: Optimization of signal to noise ratio."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $166,753 from CalEMA, in continuing support of a project entitled "Northwest Los Angeles Rape Crisis Center."

Chhandak Basu (Biology) has received $70,013 from Fort Valley State University, in support of a project entitled "Developing a Sustainable Bioenergy System: Paulownia production for Fuel, Chemicals and Materials."

Judith DeBonis (Social Work) has received $10,000 from the National Council for Behavioral Health, in support of a project entitled "Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Social Work Field Placement Project."

Thomas Minehan (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $65,000 from the American Chemical Society/Petroleum Research Fund, in support of a project entitled "Intramolecular cycloaddition reactions of electron-rich alkynes: New methods for the synthesis of optically active building blocks for organic synthesis."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $174,184 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center, in continuing support of a project entitled "Prevention Resource and Referral Service.”

Bruno Osorno (Electrical & Computer Engineering) has received $176,146 from Aerojet Rocketdyne, in continuing support of a project entitled "Development of an Internship Honors Co-op Program Between Pratt & Whitney and CECS."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $20,000 from the National Writing Project, in continuing support of a project entitled "NWP 2013-2014 SEED Grant Proposal: Professional Development in a High-Need School."

Rafi Efrat (Accounting & Information Systems) has received $4,200 from the Department of the Treasury, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Bookstein Tax Clinic."

Doug Yule (Geological Sciences) has received $20,000 from the University of Southern California, in support of a project entitled "Paleoseismology and slip rate of the Garnet Hill Fault at Whitewater Hill."

Karla Pelletier (CECS Student Services Center) has received $2,500 from the UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled "MESA/NSF S-STEM Scholarship – CSUN."

Kimberly Kirner (Anthropology) has received $17,933 from MHM & Associates, Inc., in support of a project entitled "Program & Evaluation Design for Southern California Organizations."

Steve Dudgeon (Biology) has received $45,743 from the University of Pennsylvania, in continuing support of a project entitled "LTREB: Experimental Tests of Alternative States on Rocky Intertidal Shores."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $23,201 from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Southern California Coastal Wetlands Analysis."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $2,000 from GNS Science, in support of a project entitled "Support for MSc Student Project 2013-2014: Clastic Provenance Fingerprinting in Taranaki Basin, NZ."

Rachel Friedman-Narr (Special Education) has received $65,000 from the California Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Parentlinks."

Karla Pelletier (CECS Student Service Center) has received $35,000 from CSU, Sacramento, in continuing support of a project entitled "CO Supplement to NSF Subaward – CSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (CSU-LSAMP) Senior Alliance."

Richard Heermance (Geological Sciences) has received $21,354 from Cotton, Shires and Associates, Inc., in support of a project entitled "10be Exposure Dating of Moraines Near WatherhousePeak, Sierra Nevada."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $32,500 from California State University, Chico, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Broadband Field Testing #4."

Terry Sweeting (Kinesiology) and Michelle Barrack-Gardner (Family & Consumer Sciences) have received $60,000 from Dignity Health (Northridge Hospital), in support of a project entitled "Canoga Park Health Improvement Zone."

Holli Tonyan (Psychology) has received $249,107 from the Administration for Children and Families, in support of a project entitled "Are You In? A Systems-Level Mixed-Method Analysis of the Effects of Quality Improvement Initiatives on Participating and Non-Participating Providers."

Bethany Rainisch (Health Sciences) has received $833,570 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in support of a project entitled "CSUN/TTC START: Services for Telehealth and Rapid Testing: A campus and community partnership to serve those at risk for substance abuse and HIV."

Sharlene Katz and James Flynn (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $99,456 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in support of a project entitled "Smallsat Low Mass, Extreme Low Temperature Energy Storage."

Rheem Medh (Biology) has received $104,944 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Role of E4BP4 in Glucocorticoid-Evoked Lymphocyte Apoptosis."

Helen Cox (Geography) has received $48,623 from the U.S. Army, in continuing support of a project entitled "Climatic Monitoring Program on Sal Clemente Island."

Yann Schrodi (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $104,944 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "New Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Based on Innocuous and Abundant Metals."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $269,135 from the LA County Department of Children & Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled "Family Preservation Program North Hollywood Zip Codes."

George Youssef (Mechanical Engineering) has received $20,000 from the National Science Foundation, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Veterans Research Supplement: NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems TANMS."

Casey terHorst (Biology) has received $297,852 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Collaborative Research: Trait Evolution and the Stability of Ecological Communities."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $63,945 from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled "Family Support Services – SPA 2."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $47,570 from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Program Services (CAPIT)."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $104,737 from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Adoption Promotion and Support Services Program – SPA2."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $235,881 from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Preservation Program Santa Clarita Zip Codes."

Jussi Eloranta (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $266,866 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Spectroscopy in Bulk Superfluid 4He."

Maria-Rita D’Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $15,000 from the University of California, Los Angeles, in support of a project entitled "Materials for a Sustainable Energy Future."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $24,000 from the California Writing Project, in continuing support of a project entitled "California Subject Matter Project Grant for the Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Matthew d’Alessio (Geological Sciences), and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $25,130 from the UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled "San Fernando Valley Science Project – CSMP."

Pierluigi Falco (Mathematics) has received $33,956 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Critical Models of Two Dimensional Statistical Mechanics. A Mathematical Approach."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $97,200 from the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in support of a project entitled "Legislative Counsel Management Training," and $25,000 from the City of Los Angeles Community Development Department, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Worksource Evaluation Project."

Luciana Lagana (Psychology) has received $103,895 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Trauma, PTDS symptomatology, and Health among Multiethnic Older Women."

Joyce Gilbert (Family & Consumer Sciences) and Merav Efrat (Health Sciences) have received $245,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in support of a project entitled "Advancing Professional Competencies of Graduate Nutrition Students in the Area of Lactation Education."

Sally Spencer and Sue Sears (Special Education) have received $300,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Project REACH: Restructuring Education Around Clinical Practice in High-Need Schools."

David Klein (Mathematics) Cristina Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy), and Brian Foley (Secondary Education) have received $26,245 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in continuing support of a project entitled "Mathematical and Geospatial Pathways to Climate Change Education."

Michael Summers (Biology) has received $171,008 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Regulation of akinete differentiation in Nostoc punctiforme."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $217,971 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Talent Search San Fernando Valley Northeast," $217,971 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  “Talent Search San Fernando Valley North Central," and $248,771 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled " Upward Bound San Fernando Valley – North Central."

Jose Luis Vargas (Educational Opportunity Program) has received $202,031 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Student Support Services."

B.A. Sethuraman (Mathematics) has received $249,975 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "CIF: Small: RUI: Mathematical Problems in Space- Time Block Codes for MIMO Systems."

Ronald Pogorzelski and Sembian Rengarajan (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $50,000 from the U.S. Army Research Office, in support of a project entitled "Advanced Antenna Measurement Processing."

Kathryn Peckham-Hardin (Special Education) has received $299,792 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Project PREP: Preparing Resourceful and Effective Professionals."

Roslyn Rosen (National Center on Deafness) has received $4,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Center for Results in Education and Employment for Deaf Students: Research and Collaboration for System Change (CREED)."

April Taylor (Child & Adolescent Development) has received $124,002 from the UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled "Psychosocial Benefits of Ethnic Diversity in Urban Middle Schools: Diversity Supplement."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $50,000 from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, in support of a project entitled "Predicting Stream Periodicity in Southern California."

Janice Woolsey (Communication Disorders & Sciences) has received $600 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center, in support of a project entitled, "NLAACRC – Consumer Specific Payment Agreement."

Paula Fischhaber (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $99,595 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Recruitment of Rad 10 in Double-Strand Break Repair."

Konstantinos Vrongistinos (Kinesiology) and Witaya Mathiyakom (Physical Therapy) have received $300,070 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "MRI: Acquisition of Real Time Motion Analysis System."

Tara Fahmie (Psychology) has received $5,000 from the Ventura County Office of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Behavioral Clinical Psychology (BCP) – Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) Partnership

Kimberly Kirner (Anthropology) and James Hayes (Geography) have received $249,934 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Coping with Change: Water Availability and Arid Land Management."

Nick Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $16,031 from Inston, Inc., in support of a project entitled "Electric-Field-Controlled Nonvolatile Magnetic Memory Devices."

Robinson Cecil and Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) have received $185,000 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Collaborative Research: Elucidating the Geologic Record of Late Paleozoic Subduction Initiation Along the Southwestern Margin of Laurentia, Southern California and Sonora, Mexico."

Vicki Ebin (Health Sciences) and Judith DeBonis (Social Work) have received $101,977 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, in continuing support of a project entitled "CSUN Suicide Prevention and Awareness Program."

Harold Hellenbrand (Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs) and Carrie Saetermoe  (Psychology) have received $744,296 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "CSUN-SFV Center to Reduce Health Disparities."

Clara Park (Secondary Education) has received $400,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Preparing Asian ESL and Bilingual Teachers for the 21st Century Classroom."

Laleh Jill Razani (Psychology) has received $103,895 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Daily Functioning, Cognition, and Caregiver Burden in MCI Patients."

Anne Glavin (Police Services) has received $21,525 from the CSU, Trustees, in support of a project entitled "Systems, Video Assessment, Security."

Sharlene Katz and James Flynn (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $23,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in support of a project entitled "Support for Communication Systems Program Improvement at California State University, Northridge."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $646,154 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled, "Collaborative Research: RUI –Ecology and Functional Biology of Octocoral Communities."

Yohannes Shiferaw (Physics & Astronomy) has received $294,851 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Multi-Scale Modeling of Calcium Mediating Triggered Activity in the Heart."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) has received $541,757 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "MARC USTAR at California State University, Northridge," and $698,518 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Option II MBRS RISE at CSUN: Developing a Model for Student Success."

Dayanthie Weeraratne (Geological Sciences) has received $8,600 from the National Science Foundation, as supplemental support of a project entitled "CAREER: Geodynamic Study of the Earth’s Mantle Asthenosphere and Core Formation."

Jerry Stinner (College of Science & Mathematics) has received $35,000 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)."

Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) has received $25,000 from the Office of Naval Research, in support of a project entitled "Control of Supercavitating Vehicles using Tranverse Jets."

Rafi Efrat (Accounting & Information Systems) has received $70,000 from the Department of Treasury, in continuing support of a project entitled"Bookstein Tax Clinic."

Shane Frehlich (Kinesiology) has received $47,295 from the City of Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled"Proposition K Maintenance Funds for Brown Center."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $177,073 from the Department of Children & Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled"Inter-University Consortium (IUC) Training Service Contract."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $122,721 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center, in continuing support of a project entitled"The Family Focus Resource Center."

Cindy Malone (Biology) has received $1,734,317 from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), in continuing support of a project entitled"CSUN – UCLA Bridges to Stem Cell Research."

Ernest Kwok (Biology) has received $139,925 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled"Characterization of Novel Subcellular Structures in Arabidopsis Thaliana."

Rachel Friedman-Narr (Special Education) has received $20,000 from the CA Department of Education, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Parentlinks."

Jessica Vey (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $145,000 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "Engineering Isobutylamine N-hydroxylase for Applications in Antibiotic Biosynthesis."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $11,948 from the Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development, in continuing support of a project entitled"Project PEACH: Promoting Early Awareness of Careers in Health."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $601,918 from the California Department of Transportation, in support of a project entitled "Developing a Linear Referencing System for Southern California."

Ray Hong (Biology) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "Elucidating the function of the Lipid-Binding Protein OBI-1 in Pristionchus pacificus Nematode Chemosensation."

Donna Sheng (Physics and Astronomy) has received $110,000 from the Department of Energy, in support of a project entitled "Novel Fractional Quantum Hall and Quantum Spin HallEffects in Interacting Systems."

Damian Christian (Physics & Astronomy) has received $5,021 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Performing Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Icy Compositions Relevant to Solar System Bodies."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $197,302 from the CA Department of Public Health, in continuing support of a project entitled"California Rape Crisis Centers Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) Program Grantees."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $5,000 from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, in support of a project entitled "Technical Support for Nutrient Numeric Endpoint Development," and $3,696 from Larry Walker and Associates, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Calleguas Creek Historical Wetland Mapping."

Igor Beloborodov (Physics & Astronomy) has received $81,000 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "NewFrontier in Materials Science: Artificial Nanosolids."

Rafi Efrat (Accounting & Information Systems) has received $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Improving Support and Academic Success for Latino and Low-Income Students."

Mechelle Best and Joong-Won Lee (Recreation & Tourism Management) have received $35,100 from the Lily Academy of Japan, in continuing support of a project entitled "Recreation Institute for the Lily Academy of Japan."

Gang Lu, Nicholas Kioussis, and Donna Sheng (Physics & Astronomy) have received $476,000 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "PREM – Computational Research and Education for Emergent Materials."

Radha Ranganathan (Physics & Astronomy) has received $7,069 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Interface Quality Effects in Phospholipase Membrane Enzymology."

Gary Chapman and Dora Preminger (Physics and Astronomy) have received $79,039 from NASA, in continuing support of a project entitled "Photometric Observations and Analysis in Support of SORCE/TIM and GLORY/TIM."

Melissa Montgomery (Kinesiology) has received $3,000 from the Far West Athletic Trainers’ Association, in support of a project entitled "The Influence of Lower Extremity Lean Mass and Strength on Muscle Activation Amplitudes During Landing."

Thomas Minehan (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $104,944 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled,  "Synthesis and DNA Binding Affinity Evaluation of Novel Gilvocarcin-C-Glucosides."

Miroslav Peric (Physics and Astronomy) has received $7,069 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Interaction Between Alzheimer’s Beta-Amyloid Peptide and Phospholipid Bilayers."

Jheem Medh (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $7,069 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "An Investigation of the Mechanisms by which Down-Regulation of Lipoprotein

Maria Elena de Bellard (Biology) has received $6,966 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Mechanisms of Cytoskeleton Dynamics During Neural Crest Cell Chemoattraction." Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Muscle Cells."

Gang Lu (Physics & Astronomy) has received $58,433 from the Office of Naval Research, as supplemental support of a project entitled "First- Principles Based Multiscale Modeling of Structure, Energetics and Mobility of Defects in Metals."

Jerry Stinner (Science & Mathematics) has received $42,000 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)."

Donna Sheng (Physics & Astronomy) has received $75,000 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "Theoretical (numerical) Investigations of Novel Quantum-Phases and Transitions in Strongly Interacting Systems."

Joseph Hajdu (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $7,069 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Phospholipid Dynamics and Lipolysis in Membrane Models."

Elizabeth Say (Humanities) has received $18,000 from California State University, Long Beach, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Strategic Language Initiative."

Kent Kirkton (Journalism) has received $290,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities, in support of a project entitled "Proposal for Creating a Digital Database of the African American Photography Collection of the Institute for Arts & Media at California State University, Northridge."

Kent Hymel (Economics) has received $24,976 from the California State University, Sacramento, in support of a project entitled "Econometric Analysis of Vehicle Travel Trends inCalifornia."

Vicki Pedone (Geological Sciences) Werner Horn (Mathematics), and Cristina Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) have received $244,263 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "STEPS (Students Targeting Engineering and Physical Science) at California State University, Northridge."

S.K. Ramesh and Nagwa Bekir (Engineering & Computer Science), Ali Amini (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Behzad Bavarian (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management), Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering), Gloria Melara (Computer Science), Karla Pelletier (CECS/ Student Service Center), and Nazaret Dermendjian (Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics) have received $1,128,888 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "CSU, Northridge Engineering and Computer Science HSI Initiative."

Clara Park (Secondary Education) has received $575,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled "Educating Hispanic Students for the 21st Century."

Michael Spagna (Education) has received $9,544 from the Los Angeles Unified School District, in continuing support of a project entitled "Professional Development Services in Support of Private Schools."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $75,717 from the California Department of Fish and Game, in support of a project entitled, "Business Dr. David Bermudes, Department of Biology, has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "Tumor-Targeting Salmonella Expressing Apoptosis-Inducing Cytotoxic Proteins."

Janet Kubler and Steve Dudgeon (Biology) has received $690,641 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Ocean Acidification: Scope for Resilience to Ocean Acidification in Macroalgae."

Sloane Burke (Health Sciences) has received $10,000 from East Carolina University, in support of a project entitled "HPV Vaccine Utilization and Adherence Among College Students."

Meiqin Wang (Art) has received $50,400 from the American Council of Learned Societies, in support of a project entitled "From the Countryside to the City: The Urban Turn of Contemporary Chinese Art."for Creation of a Standard Vegetation Layer."

Dianne Philibosian (Recreation & Tourism Management) has received $30,000 from the Child Care Alliance of Los Angeles, in support of a project entitled "Community Dental Homes Project Consulting Agreement."

Joseph Hajdu (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $97,875 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Phospholipid dynamics and lipolysis in membrane models."

Maria de Bellard (Biology) has received $96,455 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Mechanisms of cytoskeleton dynamics during neural crest cell chemoattraction."

Radha Ranganathan (Physics & Astronomy) has received $97,875 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Interface Quality Effects in Phospholipase Membrane Enzymology."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $25,000 from the San Francisco Estuary Institute, in support of a project entitled "Historical Ecology of the Tijuana Estuary."

Gang Lu (Physics & Astronomy) has received $445,749 from the Army Research Office, in support of a project entitled "Toward Computational Design of High-Efficiency Photovoltaics from First-Principles."

John Van Arsdale (Recreation & Tourism Management) has received $40,000 from the California Department of Boating and Waterways, in continuing support of a project entitled "Boating Safety Grant."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $70,000 from the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, in support of a project entitled "Assessing Net Wetland Change in California."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $105,720 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in support of a project entitled "Smear-slide Reference Set and Atlas for IODP Shipboard Sedimentologists Phase II: Biogenic and Other Authigenic Components."

Karla Pelletier (CECS/ Student Service Center) has received $17,375 from the UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled "MESA/NSF S-STEM Scholarship - CSUN."

Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) has received $70,011 from the Army, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Alteration of Ram-Air Canopy Aerodynamic Characteristics Using the Flow-Through Concept."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $89,865 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI-LTREB Long-Term Coral Reef Community Dynamics in St. John, USVI: 1987-2019."

Tara Fahmie (Psychology) has received $5,000 from the Ventura County Office of Education, in support of a project entitled "Behavioral Clinical Psychology (BCP) – Ventura County Office of Education (VCOE) Partnership."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $120,000 from the City of Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Source Program – Evaluation."

Helena Noronha (Mathematics )has received $817,149 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "CSU Alliance for Preparing Undergraduates through Mentoring towards PhDs."

Sharlene Katz and James Flynn (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $5,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as supplemental support of a project entitled "CSUN/JPL Partnership for CubeSat Development and Launch: Phase 1."

John D. Yule (Geological Sciences) has received $83,625 from the United States Geological Survey, in support of a project entitled "Mega-trenching to Determine a Lengthy Record of San Gorgonio Pass Fault Zone Ruptures: Possible Super Earthquakes on the Southern San Andreas Fault System."

Miroslav Peric (Physics & Astronomy) has received $97,875 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Interaction between Alzheimer’s Beta-Amyloid Peptide and Phospholipid Bilayers."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $32,500 from California State University, Chico, in continuing support of a project entitled "California Broadband Field Testing #3."

Jheem Medh (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $97,875 from the National Institute of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Aninvestigation of the mechanisms by which down-regulation of lipoprotein lipase increases insulin sensitivity in muscle cells."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $6,955 from the National Science Foundation, as supplemental support of a project entitled "RUI: Long-Term Coral Reef Community Dynamics in the U.S. Virgin Islands: 1987-2019."

Judith DeBonis (Social Work) has received $46,967 from the University of Southern California, in support of a project entitled "Improving Healthcare Outcomes through Advocacy."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $39,000 from the Department of Defense, in continuing support of a project entitled "Identification of Defect Candidates and their Effects on Carrier Lifetimes and Dark Currents in InAs/InAsSb Strained- Layer Superlattices for Infrared Detectors."

Elizabeth Say (College of Humanities) has received $73,300 from California State University, Long Beach, in continuing support of a project entitled "Strategic Language Initiative.

Richard Moore (Management has received $17,000 from the City of Los Angeles Community Development Department, as supplemental support of a project entitled "WorkSource Evaluation Project."

Cindy Malone (Biology) has received $3,452 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in support of a project entitled "Microbial Viability in Extreme Environments."

Elizabeth Adams (Undergraduate Studies) and Janet Pinneau (Department of Athletics) have received $900,000 from the National Collegiate Athletic Association, in support of a project entitled "NCAA Limited-Resource-Institutions Grant Program Pilot- Matador Achievement Center."

Robert Carpenter (Biology) has received $112,896 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled "LTER: Long-Term Dynamics of a Coral Reef Ecosystem."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $110,879 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled "Long Term Ecological Research: Coral Reefs in Moorea, French Polynesia."

Bruno Osorno (Electrical & Computer Engineering) has received $118,207 from Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, Inc., in support of a project entitled "Development of an Internship Honors Co-op Program Between Pratt & Whitney and CECS."

Mark Stover (Oviatt Library) has received $50,000 from the National Library of Medicine, in support of a project entitled "Women’s Health Resources Dissemination Outreach Project ."

Yifei Sun (Geography) has received $45,000 from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, in support of a project entitled "USE GIS to Evaluate the Effectiveness of LADWP Programs to Improve Energy Efficiency."

Maria-Rita D’Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $116,050 from the University of Southern California, in continuing support of a project entitled "Scalable, Stochastic and Spatiotemporal Game Theory for Real-World Human Adversarial Behavior."

Matthew Des Lauriers (Anthropology) has received $16,880 from the Far Western Archaeological Research Group, in continuing support of a project entitled "TO 66 – Johnson Valley Survey."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $50,000 from the CVS Caremark Charitable Trust, in support of a project entitled, "CVS Caremark Community Grant."

Gang Lu (Physics & Astronomy) has received $200,000 from Brown University in continuing support of a project entitled “Stress-Controlled Catalysis via Engineered Nanostructures.”

James Flynn and Sharlene Katz (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $25,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in support of a project entitled "CSUN/JPL Partnership for CubeSat Development and Launch: Phase 1."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $24,304 from the Larry Walker and Associates, in support of a project entitled "Calleguas Creek Historical Wetland Mapping."

Gerry Simila (Geological Science), Virginia Vandergon (Biology), and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $39,484 from the The Regents of the University of California, in continuing support of a project entitled "San Fernando Valley Science Project (CSMP)."

Damian Christian (Physics & Astronomy) has received $4,017 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in continuing support of a project entitled "Performing Thermal Conductivity Measurements of Icy Compositions Relevant to Solar System Bodies."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $34,535 from the The Regents of the University of California, in continuing support of a project entitled "CFA for the Cal State Northridge Writing Project (NCLB 9)."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $101,000 from the City of Los Angeles Community Development Department, in continuing support of a project entitled "WorkSource Evaluation Project."

Katherine Stevenson (Mathematics) has received $2,341,061 from the Gates Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "Hybrid Courses for Core Math Courses."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $170,500 from the Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled "Inter-University Consortium (IUC) Training Service Contract."