November 20, 2000 Vol. V, No. 7

Research & Sponsored Projects

Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $1,121,821 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "GEAR UP." Sam Britten (Kinesiology) received $925,000 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "The Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy." Sue Wasserman (Elementary Education) received $839,794 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing support of a project titled "Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment Program, 99-00." Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $431,476 from the National Institutes of Health in support of a project titled "MARC U*STAR at California State University, Northridge." Zavala also received a separate $43,148 amount from the NIH for the project. Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $257,475 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Increasing Career Choices for Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing." Pearson also received $251,788 in continuing support of a project titled "Preparing Postsecondary Professionals." June Downing (Special Education) received $206,164 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Project SOS: Supporting Our Students." Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $199,956 from the U.S. Department of Education for a project titled "Innovations: Training Service Providers to Work With Infants Who Have Multiple and Low Incidence Disabilities." Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $199,609 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of project titled "Project MENUS: Meeting Educational Needs of Underserved Students." Matthew Penn (Physics & Astronomy) received $189,438 from the U.S. Army Research Office in support of a project titled "An Infrared Camera System for Solar Physics Research and Student Education." June Downing and Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $179,550 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Project SALUTE: Successful Adaptation for Learning to Use Touch Effectively." June Downing (Special Education) received $167,524 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "SMART: Support Through Mentoring, Assistance & Resources for Teachers." Nancy Burstein and Claire Cavallaro (Special Education) received $149,435 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Special Educators for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners with Disabilities." Gary Chapman and Ana Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) received $102,374 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "RUI: A Proposal under the RISE Program to Support Observations and Analysis of Solar Irradiance Variations." Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) and Gillian Massey (Engineering & Computer Science) received $100,000 from NASA in continuing support of a project titled "NASA Explorers." Sembiam Rengarajan (Electrical & Computer Engineering) received $100,000 from NASA in support of a project titled "Microstrip Antenna Development." Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $90,000 from San Francisco State University in continuing support of a project titled "Alliance for Minority Participation Academic Year Workshops, Fall 2000 & Spring 2001." Terry Fuller (Mathematics) received $84,999 from National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "Lefschetz Fibrations of Symplectic 4-Manifolds." Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $81,875 from San Francisco State University in continuing support of a project titled "AMP Summer Bridge Program 2000." Maureen Rubin (Community Service-Learning), Richard Sharp (Elementary Education) and Gloria Melara (Computer Science) received $79,966 from the Campus Compact/Brown University in support of a project titled "University Partnership for Learning the Internet with Families Together (UPLIFT)." Barbara Hawkins (Elementary Education) received $78,742 from the California Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Comprehensive Teacher Education Institute (CTEI)." Sembiam Rengarajan (Electrical & Computer Engineering) received $50,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in support of a project titled "Feed Array." Bonnie Ericson (Secondary Education) received $50,000 from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in support of a project titled "Single Subject Blended Programs of Undergraduate Teacher Preparation in English and Mathematics." Claire Cavallaro (Special Education) received $50,000 from the LAUSD Polytechnic Complex in support of a project titled "Inclusive Education Project." Tom Chen (Family Environmental Sciences) received $41,500 from the state Department of Health Sciences in continuing support of a project titled "California Project Lean, Los Angeles Region." David Klein (Mathematics) received $32,400 from the Core Knowledge Foundation in support of a project titled "Core-Knowledge Education Project." Earl Weiss (Accounting) received $22,235 from the IRS in support of a project titled "Low Income Tax Clinic." Ana Cadavid (Physics & Astronomy) received $16,471 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in continuing support of a project titled "Noise Amplification of Solar Influences of Earth's Global Climate." John Adams (Electrical & Computer Engineering) received $15,000 from Raytheon in supplemental support of a project titled "Improving Efficiency and Performance of Signal Processing Algorithms." Robert Winslow (Leisure Studies & Recreation) received $15,000 from the Lily Academy in Japan in continuing support of a project titled "Leisure Studies and Recreation Institute." Joe Lewis (Art) received $15,000 from the Boy Scouts of America in support of a project titled "Cultural Careers Program." Adrian Herzog (Physics & Astronomy) received $11,000 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in continuing support of a project titled "NSCAT/ Seawinds Project." Allen Martin (Family Environmental Sciences) received a grant of $7,500 from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences for his study of the consumer literacy of recent Hispanic immigrants. This competitive award is given annually to 10 of the group's 15,000 members. Adrian Herzog (Physics & Astronomy) received $3,600 from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in continuing support of a project titled "NSCAT/ Seawinds Project."



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