December 10, 2001 Vol. VI, No. 8



Research and Sponsored Projects

Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $1,689,394 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "GEAR UP."

Behzad Bavarian (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management) received $499,232 from NASA in continuing support of a project titled "Failure Analysis, Prevention, and Reliability Modeling for Sub-Micron Electronics Technology."

David Wakefield (Child Development) received $380,000 from the Behavioral and Cognitive Science Division of the National Science Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "The Cultural Pluralism Project."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) and Patti Dengler (Valley Trauma Center) received $343,333 from the Office Of Criminal Justice Planning in continuing support of a project titled "Valley Trauma Center."

Kathleen Marsaglia, Gerry Simila, J. Douglas Yule and Vicki Pedone (Geological Sciences) received $308,157 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "Mentoring through Research: Catalyst for Success in the Geosciences."

Alfonso Ratcliffe (Engineering & Computer Science) received $297,836 from San Francisco State University in continuing support of a project titled "Alliance for Minority Participation in the K-12 Science Teacher Workforce."

Nicholas Kioussis, Ruqian Wu and Donna Sheng (Physics & Astronomy) received $250,000 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "Massively Parallel Platform for the Center of Computational Materials Theory."

Clara Park (Secondary Education) received $247,219 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Los Angeles TAP 2001: Bilingual Teacher Education Project."

Carl J. Kirchner (National Center on Deafness) received $237,854 from the Department of Education in support of a project titled "Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students with Disabilities Receive a Higher Education."

Arlinda Eaton (College of Education) received $234,314 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Title II: Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants."

Edward Carroll (College of Science & Mathematics), Steve Oppenheimer (Biology) and Gerry Simila (Geological Sciences) received $204,540 from the Regents of the University of California in continuing support of a project titled "San Fernando Valley Science Project."

Nancy Burstein (Special Education) received $199,997 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Providing Competent Special Educators for Urban Schools."

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $199,691 from the Department of Education in support of a project titled "Professional Development-National Significance."

Behzad Bavarian (Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management) received $199,500 from the Office of Naval Research in support of a project titled "Acquisition of Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $176,949 from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning in support of a project titled "Valley Trauma Center North-Northwestern Los Angeles County Rape Crisis Center."

Audrey Clark (Family Environmental Sciences) received $149,745 from the Department of Health and Human Services in continuing support of a project titled "Higher Education Hispanic Service Partnerships Grants: CSUN and San Fernando Valley Head Start."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $137,949 from the Department of Fish and Game in continuing support of a project titled "White Seabass Sampling."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $130,613 from the City of Los Angeles in support of a project titled "Long Term Biological Monitoring of an Artificial Fishing Reef."

David Wakefield (Child Development) received $97,284 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "African American & Latina/o Adolescents' Perceptions and Responses to Racial Discrimination."

Catherine Dezseran (Theatre) received $85,000 from California Arts Project in continuing support of a project titled "The Mid-South California Arts Project."

Carrie Saetermoe (Psychology) received $64,776 from the National Institutes of Health as supplemental support of a project titled "Facilitating Minority Advancement in the Social Sciences."

Jinyi Li (College of Education Equity Center) received $50,000 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in support of a project titled "Teacher Pipeline and Recruitment."

Arlinda Eaton (College of Education) received $29,256 from the Youth Policy Institute's Los Angeles Office in support of a project titled "Valley Family Technology Project."

Jeffrey Auerbach and Lisa Abend (History) received $25,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of a project titled "Global Encounters: Introducing World History at California State University, Northridge."

Alfonso Ratcliffe (Engineering & Computer Science) received $24,640 from San Francisco State University in support of a project titled "Alliance for Minority Participation in the K-12 Science Teacher Workforce."

Ramon Garcia (Chicano/a Studies) received $24,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of a project involving a study of Latina/o writers in Los Angeles.

Gary Chapman (Physics & Astronomy) received $16,469 from NASA in continuing support of a project titled "Acquisition and Analysis of Precise Ground-Based Photometric Irradiance Observations."

Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $15,769 from Cal State Los Angeles in continuing support of a project titled "Preparation of Leadership Personnel in Low Incidence Early Childhood."

Debra Patterson and Tami Abourezk (Kinesiology) received $12,500 from the UC Regents in support of a project titled "Project North Reach."

Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology & Counseling) received $12,250 form KYDS in continuing support of a project titled "After-School Academic Support."

Norman Dean (Chemistry) received $10,000 from the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation in support of a project titled "Directed Synthesis of Heterometallic Complexes."

Julio Blanco (Physics & Astronomy) received $10,000 from JPL as supplemental support of a project titled "Genesis Project (formerly NSCAT/ Seawinds Projects)."

Jaime Kim (Computer Science) received $3,298 from the Regents of the University of California as supplemental support of a project titled "Research in New Networking Architectures."

Aida Metzenberg (Biology) received $2,848 from the City of Hope in continuing support of a project titled "Clinical Cancer Genetics Fellowship Program."

Jacob Hale (Philosophy) received $2,000 from the National Science Foundation/American Philosophical Association in support of a project titled "Philosophical Explorations of Science, Technology and Diversity."


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