Research and Graduate Studies

Grants Received in 2014

Mechelle Best and Joong-Won Lee (Recreation & Tourism Management) has received $47,250 from the Lily Academy of Japan, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Recreation Institute for the Lily Academy of Japan."

Majid Mojirsheibani (Mathemathics) has received $40,000 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled  "RUI: Classification, regression, and density estimation with missing variables."

Jeanne Robertson (Biology) has received $15,000 from the National Geographic Society, in support of a project entitled "Documenting Speciation in Action: Does Female Mate Choice Lead to Speciation in Red-eyed Treefrogs."

Matthew d'Alessio (Geological Sciences) has received $10,000 from UC Riverside, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Framework for High School Science in California."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $316,598 from UCLA, in continuing support of a project entitled  "University Consortium for Children and Families.

Taeyou Jung (Kinesiology) has received $8,741 from the City of Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Proposition K Maintenance Funds for Brown Center."

Ani Nahapetian (Computer Science) , Gloria Melara (Computer Science), and  Ric Alviso (Music) have received $125,000 from the Association of American Colleges and Universities, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Learning to Code by Making Music: The Introduction of Computer Science Coursework with World Music Applications for the Retention of Underrepresented Students in STEM."

MariaElena Zavala (Biology) has received $723,833 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."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $10,000 from the Los Angeles Community Development Department, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Family Source Evaluation."

Paula Fischhaber (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $14,900 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Recruitment of End-Processing Factors in DSB Repair."

Helen Cox (Geography), Bingbing Li (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management), and Robert Ryan (Engineering & Computer Science) have received $25,000 from The Teagle Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Liberal Arts in the Professions."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) and Joannie Aguayo (Educational Psychology & Counseling) have received $20,000 from the QueensCare Charitable Division, in support of a project entitled "Mobile Development Screenings."

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

Rachel Mackelprang (Biology) has received $281,947 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, in support of a project entitled "Life in the Ancient Permafrost: A model for exobiology."

S.K. Ramesh, Ali Amini, Behzad Bavarian, Hamid Johari, Gloria Melara, Nazaret Dermendjian, and Robert Ryan (Engineering and Computer Science) have received $1,003,681 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "CSU, Northridge Engineering and Computer Science HSI Initiative."

Gary Chapman and Debi Prasad Choudhary (Physics & Astronomy) have received $28,132 from the University of Colorado, in support of a project entitled "Solar Spectral Irradiance: Lyman Alpha, Magnesium II, and Sigma K Proxies (SSIAMESe)."

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."

Matthew d'Alessio (Geological Sciences), Virginia Vandergon Oberholzer (Biology), and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $16,000 from UC Riverside, in support of a project entitled "Framework for High School Science in California."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $32,000 from the CA Board of Equalization, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Organizational Change Consulting."

MariaElena Zavala (Biology) has received $509,256 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "MARC U-STAR at CSUN: Preparing Scientists Hollistically."

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

Jennifer Vey (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has received $141,561 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Engineering isobutylamine N-hydroxylase for applications in antibiotic biosynthesis."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Science) has received $11,400 from GNS Science, in support of a project entitled "Clastic provenance studies in New Zealand."

Richard Heermance (Geological Science) has received $10,000 from the Southern California Earthquake Center at University Southern California, in support of a project entitled "Collaborative Proposal- New Applications of cosmogenic burial dating (10Be, 26Al, and 36Cl) on late Pleistocene fan surfaces to constrain long-term San Andreas fault slip rates." 

 Maria-Rita D'Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $115,675 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."

Daniel B. Curtis (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $2,000 from the California Air Resources Board, in support of a project entitled "Funding for 32nd Informal Symposium on Kinetics ad Photochemical Processes in the Atmosphere."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $45,000 from the California State University-Chico, in continuing support of a project entitled  "California Broadband Field Testing #7."

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

Kristen Walker and Tina Kiesler (Marketing) have received $193,491 from the Digital Trust Foundation, in support of a project entitled "A Youth-Driven Information Privacy Education Campaign.”

Michael Spagna (College of Education) has received $9,956 from the Los Angeles Unified School District, in support of a project entitled "Professional Development Services in Support of Private Schools."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $12,000 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in support of a project entitled "The sedimentary/volcaniclastic record of subduction initiation and magmatic arc development at IODP Site U1438."

 Robinson Cecil (Geological Science) has received $42,198 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI/Collaborative: Evaluating the influence of crustal deformation on episodic magmatism: southern coast mountains  of batholith, British Columbia."

Michael Summers (Biology) has received $207,637 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Determination and Functional Analysis of the Cyanobacterial Lipid Droplet Proteome."

Gang Lu (Physics) has received $125,000 from the Office of Naval Research, in support of a project entitled "Large Scale Modeling of Electron Dynamics and Excitations in Functional and Structural Materials."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $10,000 from the National Writing Project, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Leadership Seed Grant for The Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

Holli Tonyan (Psychology) has received $149,790 from First 5 California, in support of a project entitled "Are You In El Dorado?."

Miroslav Peric (Physics & Astronomy) has received $108,750 from the National Institute of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Interaction Between Alzheimer's Beta-Amyloid Peptide and Phospholipid Bilayers."

Nola Kennedy (Environmental and Occupational Health) has received $100,025 from the National Institute of Health, in support of a project entitled "Student-to-Scientist Bridge Program in Environmental Health Science (S2S Bridge)."

Debi Prasad Choudhary (Physics & Astronomy) has received $91,583 from the National  Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Three Dimensional thermal and magnetic structure of sunspots."

Susan Belgrad (Elementary Education) and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $40,000 from the Texas State University, in support of a project entitled "The NASA- TSU STEMEducator Professional Development Collaborative."

John Reveles (Elementary Education) and Brian Foley (Secondary Education)  have received $230,000 from the Trustees of the California State University, in support of a project entitled "Computer Supported Collaborative Learning."

Maria-Rita D'Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $126,726 from the US Army, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Warfighter Neuroendocrinology: modeling stress response, PTSD, and TBI."

Richard Heermance (Geological Sciences) has received $66,287 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled  "RUI/Collaborative Research: Plio-Quarternary history of basin evolution, climate change, and fold growthin the Qaidam Basin-Investigating wind-enhanced climate-tectonic feedback relationships."

Doug Kaback (Theater) has received $1,000 from the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, in support of a project entitled "Persephone & Me."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $357,500 from the CA Department of Public Health, in support of a project entitled "Strength United: Community Mobilization for Primary Prevention of Sexual Assault."

Igor Beloborodov  (Physics) has received $50,000 from the U.S. Civilian Research & Development Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Magneto-electric coupling in composite multiferroics."

Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) has received $50,000 from the Office of Naval Research, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Control of Supercavitating Vehicles using Transverse Jets."

Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) has received $9,664 from the US Army, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Alteration of Ram-Air Canopy Aerodynamic Characteristics Using the Flow-Through Concept."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $1,237,387 from UC Berkley, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Title IV-E Social Work Training Program (California Social Work Education Center/CalSWEC)."

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

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

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $29,250 from the University of Iowa, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Identification of Defect Candidates and their Effects on Carrier Lifetimes and Dark Currents in the InAs/InAsSb Strained-Layer Superlattices for Infrared Detectors."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $324,000 from the City of Los Angeles Economic and Workforce Development Department, in support of a project entitled "Performance Management and Evaluation Systems."

Dayanthie Weeraratne (Geological Sciences) has received $111,619 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled  "CAREER: Geodynamic Study of the Earth's Mantle Asthenosphere and Core Formatiion."

Sally Spencer and Sue Sears (Special Education) have received $250,000 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."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $70,000 from the California Environmental Protection Agency: State Water Resources Control Board, in support of a project entitled "Basin Plan Mapping."

Elizabeth Say (Humanities) has received $89,977 from the National Security Agency, in continuing support of a project entitled  "STARTALK CSUN Russian Language & Culture Immersion Program."

George Youssef (Mechanical Engineering) has received $10,069 from Armorcast Products Company, in support of a project entitled "The effect of power-line explosion on the performance of E-Glass/Epoxy Composite.”

Peter Edmunds  (Biology) has received $113,308 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 $110,452 from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled  "LTER: Long-Term Dynamics of a Coral Reef Ecosystem."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $25,810 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Expediting the Identification, Analysis, and Interpretation of Paleogene Volcaniclastic Facies at IODP Site U1438, Expedition 351."

Cheryl Van Buskirk (Biology) has received $145,000 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Analysis of EGFR-dependent sleep in C. elegans."

Mark Steele (Biology) has received $238,380 from the UC Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Reproductive output, growth, and food-chain support of fishes on the Wheeler J. North Artificial Reef, 2014-2015."

Cindy Malone (Biology) has received $584,282 from the CSUN-UCLA Bridges to Stem Cell Research, in continuing support of a project entitled  "CSUN - UCLA Bridges to Stem Cell Search."

Judy DeBonis (Social Work) and Rebekah Child (Nursing) have received $101,997 from SAMHSA, in continuing support of a project entitled  "CSUN Suicide Prevention and Awareness Program."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $107,117 from the US Army, in support of a project entitled "Identification of Surface Defect Candidates and their passivation in Strained-Layer Type-II Superlattices for Infrared Detectors."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $349,889 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 $72,418 from the Department of Children and Family Services, in support of a project entitled "Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment (CAPIT)- Santa Clarita Valley."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $62,611 from the Department of Children and Family Services, in support of a project entitled "Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Intervention, and Treatment (CAPIT)- San Fernando Valley."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $520,000 from the Department of Children & Family Services, in support of a project entitled "Adoption Promotion and Support Services-SPA 2."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $61,810 from the Department of Children & Family Services, in support of a project entitled "Child Abuse and Neglect, Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Services- West San Fernando Valley."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $471,762 from the Department of Children & Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Preservation Program- Santa Clarita Zip Codes."

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

Rosa Rivera Furumoto (Chicano/a Studies) has received $136,558 from the College of the Canyons Faculty Association, in support of a project entitled "It Takes a Barrio (ITaB)."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $60,000 from the City of Los Angeles Housing and Community Investment Department, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Source Evaluation 2014-2015."

Enchao Shi (English) and Lulu Smith (Modern & Classical Language) have received $143,221 from the US Department of Education, in support of a project entitled "Promoting and Expanding Access to Modern China Studies at CSUN."

Bruno Osorno (Electrical & Computer Engineering) has received $294,299 from Aerojet Rocketdyne, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Development of an Internship Honors Co-op Program Between Aerojet Rocketdyne and CECS."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $2,400 from the Office of Legislative Counsel, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Communications Training for Managers and Leadership Training.”

Vibhav Durgesh and Hamid Johari (Mechanical Engineering) have received $211,356 from the Department of Defense, in support of a project entitled "Acquisition of Sterescopic Particle Image Velocimetry System for Investigation of Unsteady Flows."

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."

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

Charles Hanson (Education Psychology & Counseling) has received $692,850 from the Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Preservation Program North Hollywood Zip Codes."

Charles Hanson (Education Psychology & Counseling) has received $346,424 from the Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Preservation Program North Hollywood Zip Codes."

 Ivan Cheng (Secondary Education) has received $2,999,999 from the U.S. Departement of Education, in support of a project entitled "Collaboration Resulting in Educators Applying Technology Effectively (CREATE) Project."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $161,600 from The Regents of the University of California, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Mental Health Stipend Program (California Social Work Education Center/CalSWEC)."

Patchareeya P. Kwan (Health Sciences) has received $25,709 from CSU Fullerton, in support of a project entitled "Pacific Islander Biospecimen Education and Collection (PIBEC) Project."

Maria-Rita D'Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $42,243 from the U.S. Army, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Warfighter neuroendocrinology: modeling stress response, PTSD, and TBI."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) has received $70,000 from Inston, Inc., in continuing support of a project entitled  "Electric-Field-Controlled Nonvolatile Magnetic Memory Devices."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $200,000 from the California Board of Equalization, in support of a project entitled "Organizational Change Consulting."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $82,241 from the CA Office of Legislative Counsel, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Communications Training for Managers and Leadership Training."

 Shereazad Jimmy Gandhi (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management), George Youssef (Mechanical Engineering), Wendy Murawski (Special Education), Dave Moon and Mark Farquhar (Art) have received $572,000 from the Glendale Unified School District, in support of a project entitled "California Career Pathway Trust."

Nicholas Kioussis and Igor Beloborodov (Physics & Astronomy) and George Youssef (Mechanical Engineering) have received $286,500 from UCLA, in continuing support of a project entitled  "NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Translational Applications of Nanoscale Multiferroic Systems TANMS."

Susan Belgrad (Elementary Education) and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $32,500 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as supplemental support of a project entitled "NASA/JPL Preservice Teacher Institute."

Crist Khachikian (Research & Graduate Studies), Margaret Shiffrar (Graduate Studies), Carrie Saetermoe (Psychology), and Gabriela Chavira (Psychology) have received $1,836,796 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "BUILD@CSUN."

Gang Lu (Physics & Astronomy) has received $66,667 from Brown University, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Stress-Controlled Catalysis via Engineered Nanostructures."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $3,352 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Smear-slide reference set and atlas for IODP Shipboard Sedimentologists Phase II."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $13,500 from the U.S. Geological Survey, as supplemental support of a project entitled "USGS- NHD Topo Update Pilot Project."

Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Norm Herr (Secondary Education), and Matthew d’Alessio (Geological Sciences) have received $24,000 from UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled  "San Fernando Valley Science Project."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $27,300 from the California Writing Project, in continuing support of a project entitled  "California Subject Matter Grant for the Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

Wendy Murawski (Special Education) has received $50,000 from CSU Long Beach, in support of a project entitled "Linked Learning."

Brett Koontz (Environmental & Occupational Health) has received $5,000 from the National Library of Medicine, in support of a project entitled "Increasing Visibility of NLM Environmental Health Databases with High School Teachers in the San Fernando Valley."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $4,863 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in support of a project entitled "Proposal to Transfer the ODP Core Atlas CD from Macromedia Director to Interactive PDF Format Using Adobe Indesign."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $322,226 from the CA Governor's Office of Emergency Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Strength United."

Jose Luis Vargas (Educational Opportunity Program) has received $213,180 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Student Support Services."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $300,000 from the California Department of Public Health, in support of a project entitled "Community Mobilization for Primary Prevention of Domestic Violence & Teen Dating Violence."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $170,235 from the CA Governor's Office of Emergency Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Northwest Los Angeles Rape Crisis Center."

Holli Tonyan (Psychology) has received $249,988 from the Administration for Children and Families, in continuing 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."

Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Matthew d'Alessio (Geological Sciences) and Norm Herr (Secondary Education) have received $47,253 from UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled  "San Fernando Valley Science Project."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $36,500 from  UC Regents, in continuing support of a project entitled  "NCLB 11 Grant for the Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $2,220 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center, as supplemental support of a project entitled "The Family Focus Resource Center."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $205,528 from the California Department of Education-Special Education Division, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Focus Empowerment Center."

Yohannes Shiferaw (Physics & Astronomy) has received $181,250 from the Northwestern University, in support of a project entitled "Atrial arrhythmias and Ca2+ waves in HF: simulation ad experimental studies."

Nhut Ho (Mechanical Engineering) has received $263,598 from the Department of Defense, in support of a project entitled "Integrated Simulated and Live UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) Research Platform for Research in Human Automation Trust and Reliance."

Gerard Rossy (Management) has received $38,962 from the BB&T Insurance Services of California, in support of a project entitled "BB&T Insurance Services of California Executive Development."

Terry Sweeting (Kinesiology) has received $75,000 from  Dignity Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Canoga Park Health Improvememt Zone."

Owen Doonan (Art) has received $275,000 from the National Endowment for Humanities, in support of a project entitled "Investigating the origins and development of the Black Sea colonial system: archaeological excavations in the early Greek colony of Sinope, Turkey."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $45,000 from CSU Chico, in continuing support of a project entitled  "California Broad Band Field Testing #6."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $262,500 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Upward Bound San Fernando Valley-North Central."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $230,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Talent Search San Fernando Valley North Central."

Claudia Fajardo-Lira, Annette Besnilian, and Dena Herman(Department of Family & Consumer Sciences) have received $50,000 from the Northeast Valley Health Corporation, in support of a project entitled "Choose Health LA."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $230,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Talent Search San Fernando Valley Northeast."

Steve Dudgeon (Biology) has received $47,601 from the University of Pennsylvania, in continuing support of a project entitled  "LTREB: Experimental tests of alternative states on rocky intertidal shores."

Sloane Burke (Health Sciences) and Sylvia Alva (Health & Human Development) have received $461,786 from the U.S. Department of Education, in support of a project entitled "Charting Access for Hispanics Majoring in Needed Careers and Occupations in Healthcare (CAMINO)."

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."

Roslyn Rosen (National Center of 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).”   

Rheem Medh  (Biology) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Role of E4BP4 in Glucocorticold-Evoked Lymphocyte Apoptosis."

Jill Razani (Psychology) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Predictors of Functional Ability in MCI."

Maria Elena De Bellard (Biology) has received $414,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Role of Slit Molecules in Neural Crest Delamination."

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 (2013-2018)."

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 Particiption (CSU-LSAMP) Senior Alliance (2013-2018)."

Sharlene Katz and James Flynn (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $99,001 from NASA, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Smallsat Low Mass, Extreme Low Temperature Energy Storage."

Emily E. Russell (Child and Adolescent Development) has received $76,651 from the Jumpstart, Inc, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Jumpstart Northridge."

Martha Highfield (Nursing) has received $11,230 from Dignity Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Work with Northridge Hospital Medical Center as Nursing Research Facilitator."

Majid Mojirshebani (Mathematics) has received $40,000 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Classification, regression, and density estimation with missing variables."

Paula Fischhaber (Chemistry and BIochemistry) has received $102,000 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Recruitment of End-Processing Factors in DSB Repair."

Alexander Alekseenko (Mathematics) has received $120,000 from the High Performance Technologies, Incorporated, in support of a project entitled "Development of Fast Deterministic Physically Accurate Solvers for Kinetic Collision Integral for Applications of Near Space Flight and Control Devices."

Ivor Weiner (Special Education) has received $113,193 from the North Los Angeles County Regional Center, in support of a project entitled "The Family Focus Resource Center."

Ellen Schneiderman and Rachel Friedman-Narr (Special Education) have received $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Education, in support of a project entitled "IDEP: Interdisciplinary Deaf Education Teacher Preparation."

Thomas Minehan (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Synthesis and DNA Binding Affinity Evaluation of Novel Gilvocarcin-C-Glucosides."

Michael Love (Anthropology) has received $390,925 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "An Early Mesoamerica City: Urbanization at Formative La Blanca, Guatemala."

Abhijit Mukherjee (Mechanical Engineering) has received $9,644 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "California Renewable Energy and Storage Technology Conference."

Dena Herman (Family and Consumer Services) has received $19,411 from UCLA, in support of a project entitled "Is MyPlate.gov approach to helping overweight patients lose weight more patient-centered?"

Jodi Johnson (Disability Research and Educational Services) has received $653,466 from the Department of Rehabilitation, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Workability IV."

Mark Steele and Maria Adreani (Biology) has received $310,220 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Collaborative Research: RUI: Impacts of size-selective mortality on sex-changing fishes."

Donna Sheng (Physics & Astronomy) has received $240,000 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Theoretical (Numerical) Investigations of Novel Quantum Phases and Transitions in Strongly Interacting Systems."

Michael Spagna (Education) has received $9,956 from the Los Angeles School Unified District, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Professional Development Services in Support of Private Schools."

Helen Cox (Geography) has received $54,460 from the US Army, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Climatic Monitoring Program on San Clemente Island."

Gary Chapman and Debi Prasad Choudhary (Physics & Astronomy) have received $493,852 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "MRI: Development of a Solar Photometric Instrument: Cartesian Full Disk Telescope-3."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) has received $723,842 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."

Csaba Toth (Mathematics) has received $180,709 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "AF: Small: Collaborative Research: Reconfiguration Algorithms."

Virginia Vandergon (Biology), Kellie Evans (Mathematics), Brian Foley and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $797,355 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "The California State University, Northridge Noyce Scholarship Phase II Program."

Anthony Cantrell (Valley Arts Performing Center) has received $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts, in support of a project entitled "Mummenschanz Engagement Project."

Michael Spagna (Education) has received $7,179 from the Los Angeles Unified School District, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Professional Development Services in Support of Private Schools."

Maria-Rita D’Orsogna (Mathematics) has received $54,477 from the Army Research Office, in support of a project entitled "Warfighter neuroendocrinology: modeling stress response, PTSD, and TBI."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $25,000 from LA Housing and Community Investment, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Evaluation, Satisfaction Surveys and Technical Assistance Proposal."

Amy Levin (Social Work) has received $255,750 from UCLA, in continuing support of a project entitled  "University Consortium for Children and Families (UCCF)."

Nathan Martin (Recreation & Tourism Management) has received $4,200 from the CA Department of State Parks, Division of Boating & Waterways, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Aquatic Center Grant Program."

Taeyou Jung (Kinesiology) has received $11,418 from the City of Los Angeles, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Proposition K Maintenance Funds for the Brown Center."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $269,136 from the LA County Department of Children and Family Services, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Family Preservation Program North Hollywood Zip Codes."

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

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 Program-SPA2."

Ellen Jarosz and Marianne Afifi (Oviatt Library) have received $104,320 from the Institute of Museum and Library, in support of a project entitled "LA as Subject Residency Program."

Jessica Vey (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $131,050 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Engineering isobutylamine N-hydroxylase for applications in antibiotic biosynthesis."

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."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $48,682 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 (CAPIT)."

Silvia Fernandez (Mathematics) has received $130,000 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled " RUI: Crossing numbers for topological drawings of the complete graph, rotation schemes, and interior triple systems."

Mark Steele (Biology) has received $238,380 from UC Santa Barbara, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Reproductive output, growth, and food-chain support of fishes on the Wheeler J. North Artificial Reef, 2014-2015."

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

Sembiam Rengarajan  (Electrical & Computer Engineering) has received $24,000 from the U.S. Navy, in support of a project entitled "Extrapolation of Antenna Far-Fields from Measurements in Truncated Angular Regions."

Susan F. Belgrad  (Elementary Education) and Norman Herr (Secondary Education) have received $67,508 from JPL, in support of a project entitled "NASA/JPL Pre-service Teacher Institute."

Michael Summers (Biology) has received $207,612 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Determination and Functional Analysis of the Cyanobacterial Lipid Droplet Proteome."

Clara Park (Department of Secondary Education) has received $488,255 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Educating Hispanic Students for the 21st Century."

S.K Ramesh, Robert Ryan, Ali Amini, Behzad Bavarian, Hamid Johari, Gloria Melara, and Nazaret Dermendjian (Engineering & Computer Science) have received $1,1075,169 from the U.S. Department of Education, in continuing support of a project entitled  "CSU, Northridge Engineering and Computer Science HIS Initiative."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) has received $61,785 from the City of Los Angeles, in support of a project entitled "The L.A. Domestic Abuse Response Team Expansion and Enhancement Project (DARTEE)."

Dwayne Cantrell (Student Outreach & Recruitment) has received $12,000 from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, in continuing support of a project entitled "Project PEACH: Promoting Early Awareness of Careers in Health."

Kathleen Rowlands (Secondary Education) has received $10,000 from the National Writing Project, in continuing support of a project entitled "Leadership Seed Grant for The Cal State Northridge Writing Project."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $50,000 from the U.S. Geological Survey, in support of a project entitled "USGS-NHD Topography Update Pilot Project."

Robert Carpenter and Peter Edmunds (Biology) have received $1,892,911 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Collaborative Research: Ocean Acidification and Coral Reefs: Scale Dependence and Adaptive Capacity."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) has received $421,512 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "MARC USTAR at California State University, Northridge."

Ani Nahapetian, Gloria Melara, (Computer Science) and Ric Alviso (Music) have received $124,231 from the Association of American Colleges and Universities, in support of a project entitled "Learning to Code by Making Music: The Introduction of Computer Science Coursework with World Music Applications for the Retention Underrepresented Students in STEM."

Mechelle Best and Joong-Won Lee (Recreation and Tourism Management) have received $40,500 from the Lily Academy of Japan, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Recreation Institute for the Lily Academy."

Silvia Fernandez (Mathematics) has received $35,000 from the Simons Foundation, in support of a project entitled "Crossing Numbers of Topological Drawings of Complete Graphs."

Rafi Efrat (Accounting and 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."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $14,909 from the National Science Foundation, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Collaborative Research: RUI-Ecology and Functional Biology of Octocoral Communities."

Kimberly Kirner (Anthropology) has received $7,175 from the M.H.M. & Associates, Inc., in continuing support of a project entitled "Program & Evaluation Design for Southern California Organizations."

Ah-Jeong Kim and Doug Kaback (Theater) and David Boyns (Sociology) have received $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts, in support of a project entitled "Joining the Spectrum: An interdisciplinary Research Inquiry into Theater as an Intervention for Youth on the Autism Spectrum."

Joseph Hajdu (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Phospholipid dynamics and lipolysis in membrane models."

Maria De Bellard (Biology) has received $107,014 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Mechanisms of cytoskeleton dynamics during neural crest cell chemoattraction."

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."

Kathleen Marsaglia (Geological Sciences) has received $38,489 from the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, in support of a project entitled "Participation on IODP Expedition 351."

Radha Ranganathan (Science & Mathematics) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Interface Quality Effects in Phospholipase Membrane Enzymology."

Maria Rita D’Orsogna (Science & Mathematics) has received $47,223 from the Office of Naval Research, in continuing support of a project entitled  "Scalable, Stochastic and Spatiotemporal Game Theory for Real-World Human Adversarial Behavioral."

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

Mark Rajai and Ileana Costea (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management) have received $2,000 from Jade Apple LLC, in support of a project entitled "Website Design and Marketing."

Vicki Pedone, Werner Horn, and Cristina Cadavid (Science and Mathematics) have received $249,128 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "STEPS (Students Targeting Engineering and Physical Science) at California State University."

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

Richard Heermance (Geological Sciences) has received $76,089 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI/Collaborative Research: Plio-Quaternary history of basin evolution, climate change, and fold growth in the Qaidam Basin-investigating wind-enhanced climate-tectonic feedback relationships."

Richard Moore (Management) has received $132,954 from the City of Los Angeles, Community Development Department, in continuing support of a project entitled "LA City EWDD 2013-14 Evaluation Project."

Nathan Martin (Recreation and Tourism Management) has received $37,800 from the California Division of Boating & Waterways, in continuing support of a project entitled "Aquatic Center Grant Program."

Elizabeth Say (College of Humanities) has received $89,968 from the National Security Agency, in continuing support of a project entitled "STARTALK CSUN Russian Language & Culture Immersion Program."

Sharlene Katz and James Flynn (Electrical & Computer Engineering) have received $20,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, in support of a project entitled "CSUN/JPL Partnership for CubeSat Development and Launch: Phase 2."

Peter Edmunds (Biology) has received $469,686 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI-LTREB Renewal: Three decades of coral reef community dynamics in St. John, USVI: 2014-2019."

Robinson Cecil (Geological Sciences) has received $20, 543 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "RUI: Collaborative: Evaluating the influence of crustal deformation on episodic magmatism: southern coast mountains of batholith, British Colombia."

David Bermudes (Biology) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Tumor-targeting Salmonella Expressing Apoptosis-inducing Cytotoxic Proteins."

Miraslov Peric (Physics and Astronomy) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Interaction Between Alzheimer’s Beta-Amyloid Peptide and Phospholipid Bilayers."

Somnath Chattopadhyay (Electrical and Computer Engineering) has received $9,413 from the U.S. Department of Defense, as supplemental support of a project entitled "SiC/GaN Based Optically Triggered MESFET for High Power efficiency and High Radiation resistance Solid State Switch Application for Actuator System."

Shawna Dark (Geography) has received $40,000 from the Geographical Information Center, CSU Chico, in continuing support of a project entitled  "California Broadband Field Testing #5."

Ani Nahapetian (Computer Science) has received $50,360 from Intel Corporation, in support of a project entitled "Processor ‘Health’ Prediction Using Gate-Level Characterization."

Abhijit Mukherjee (Mechanical Engineering) has received $4,000 from Paramount Studios, in support of a project entitled "Analysis of Natural Gas Turbine Coogeneration System."

Joshua Schwartz (Geological Sciences) has received $213,807 from the National Science Foundation, in support of a project entitled "CAREER: Investigating Controls on Arc Flare-ups and the Growth of Lower Continental Crust."

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

Cheryl Van Buskirk (Biology) has received $14,500 from the National Institutes of Health, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Analysis of EGFR-dependent sleep in C. elegans."

Jheem Medh (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $108,750 from the National Institutes of Health, in support of a project entitled "An Investigation of the mechanisms by which down-regulation of lipoprotein lipase increases insulin sensitivity in muscle cells."

Jessica Vey (Chemistry and Biochemistry) has received $35,000 from the Research Corporation, in support of a project entitled "Enabling rational design of biodesulfurization: biochemical and structural characterization of dibenzothiophene monooxygenase."

Csaba Toth (Mathematics) has received $15,000 from UCLA, in support of a project entitled "Fellowship at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)."

Cheryl Van Buskirk (Biology) has received $130,500 from the National Institutes of Health, in continuing support of a project entitled "Analysis of EGFR-dependent sleep in C. elegans."

Gang Lu and Nicholas Kiousssis (Physics and Astronomy) have received $269,958 from the Department of Defense, in support of a project entitled "Acquisition of a High Performance Computer Cluster for Materials Research and Education."

Dayanthie Weeraratne (Geological Sciences) has received $84,988 from the National Science Foundation, in continuing support of a project entitled "CAREER: Geodynamic Study of the Earth’s Mantle Asthenosphere and Core Formation."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology and Counseling) has received $49,795 from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, as supplemental support of a project entitled "Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Program Services (CAPIT)."

Michael Spagna (Education) has received $27,602 from the Los Angeles Unified School District, in continuing support of a project entitled "Professional Development Services in Support of Private Schools."

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