December 9, 2002 Vol. VII, No. 8



Research and Sponsored Projects

The following faculty members received support from the National Institutes of Health as part of the MBRS SCORE program at CSUN: Joseph Hajdu (Chemistry) and Barney Bales (Physics & Astronomy) $212,721; Donald Jacobs (Physics and Astronomy) $135,677; Ben Yaspelkis (Kinesiology) $116,318; Michele Wittig (Psychology) $101,409; Taeboem Oh (Chemistry) $95,247; Robert Carpenter (Biology) $92,342; Michael Summers (Biology) $61,397; Luciana Lagana (Psychology) $54,677; Cheryl Hogue (Biology) $40,330; Lisa Banner (Biology) $34,275; Steve Dudgeon (Biology) $33,217; and Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) $33,065 and $30,224.

Warren Furumoto (Science and Math) received $1,920,365 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)."

Sue Wasserman (Elementary Education) received $891,000 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing support of a project titled "Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $560,209 from the National Institutes of Health in continuing support of a project titled "MBRS Development and Enhancement at CSUN (RISE) Program."

Maria Elena Zavala (Biology) received $480,469 from the National Institutes of Health in continuing support of a project titled "MARC Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research (USTAR)."

Rick Moore (Management) received $450,000 from the City of Los Angeles in continuing support of a project titled "Performance Management."

Christine Smith and Janice Eckmier (Secondary Education) received $405,326 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing support of a project titled "Single Subject University Intern Program."

Clara Park (Secondary Education) received $379,761 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Project Los Angeles: Transition to Teaching Program."

Merri Pearson (National Center on Deafness) received $307,095 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Demonstration Projects to Ensure Students with Disabilities Receive a Quality Higher Education."

Roger Di Julio (Civil Engineering & Applied Mechanics) received $290,826 from the Regents of the University of California in continuing support of a project titled "MESA/MSP Schools Program 2002­2003."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) received $269,210 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Title II: Teacher Quality Enhancement Grants, Partnership Grants."

Kathleen Marsaglia and Vicki Pedone (Geological Sciences) and Julio Blanco (Physics and Astronomy) received $247,897 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "MRI-RUI: Acquisition of a scanning-electron microscope for multidisciplinary research in physical sciences at CSUN."

Edward Carroll and Karla Johnson Majedi (Science and Mathematics) received $212,046 from the Office of Naval Research in continuing support of a project titled "Raising Interest in Science and Engineering."

Carrie Saetermoe (Psychology) received $211,547 from the National Institute of Mental Health in continuing support of a project titled "Facilitating Minority Advancement in the Social Sciences."

Nancy Burstein (Secondary Education) received $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Education in continuing support of a project titled "Providing Competent Special Educators for Urban Schools."

Irene Cota (Elementary Education) received $143,500 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in continuing support of a project titled "Multiple Subject University Internship Credential Program."

Susan Curzon (University Library) received $137,176 from the California State Library in support of a project titled "San Fernando Valley Socio-Political History Digital Library."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $136,682 from the California Department of Fish and Game in continuing support of a project titled "White Sea Bass Sampling."

Stewart Prince and Larry Caretto (Mechanical Engineering) received $120,413 from the Office of Naval Research in support of a project titled "Enhancing Instruction in Mechanical Engineering Design and Manufacturability."

Alberto Candel (Mathematics) received $99,027 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "Surfaces and Their Horizons, Geometric Structures and Pseudogroups."

Kenneth Berry (Secondary Education) received $98,536 from the American River College in support of a project titled "Engineering/Technology Consortium Project for the Los Angeles Area."

David Wakefield (Child and Adolescent Development) received $88,383 from the National Science Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "African American & Latina/o Adolescentsą Perceptions of and Responses to Racial Discrimination."

Ann Watkins (Mathematics) received $70,301 from Western Michigan University in support of a project titled "Core-Plus Mathematics Revision Project."

Philip Rusche (College of Education) received $64,588 from the Council of the Great City Schools in continuing support of a project titled "Urban Education Service Corps."

Claire Cavallaro (Special Education) received $59,284 from Cal State Sacramento in continuing support of a project titled "Statewide Collaborative Distance Learning for Early Interventionists."

Maureen Rubin (Center for Community Service Learning) and Carol Kelly (Child & Adolescent Development) received $57,315 from Jumpstart in support of a project titled "Jumpstart Program."

Jinyi Li (Educational Equity) received $50,000 from the Los Angeles Unified School District as supplemental support of a project titled "Teacher Pipeline & Recruitment Grant."

Alfonso Ratcliffe (Alliance for Minority Participation) received $47,071 from San Francisco State University as supplemental support of a project titled "Alliance for Minority Participation in the K­12 Science Teacher Workforce."

Gary Chapman (Physics and Astronomy) received $44,916 from the National Science Foundation as supplemental support of a project titled "RUI: A Proposal Under the RISE Program to Support Observations and Analysis of Solar Irradiance Variations."

Edward Carroll (Science & Mathematics), Gerry Simila (Geological Sciences), Steve Oppenheimer and Virginia Vandergon (Biology) received $40,000 from the California Science Project in support of a project titled "San Fernando Valley Science Project, CSUN."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics and Astronomy) received $34,000 from the U.S. Army Research Office as supplemental support of a project titled "Theoretical Studies of the Electronic Structure and Mechanical Properties of Metals and Intermetallics."

Al Sethuraman (Mathematics) received $27,178 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project titled "International: Research on Some Varieties Defined by Matrices."

Wen Chen Liu (Environmental and Occupational Health) received $24,301 from UCLA in support of a project titled "Occupational Safety and Ergonomics Training and Intervention Program for the Maquilladora Industry."

Helen Cox and John Wall (Geography) received $20,420 from the U.S. Navy in support of a project titled "A Climatic Monitoring Project for San Clemente Island, California."

Ann Watkins (Mathematics) received $20,400 from the Institute for Advanced Study in support of a project titled "Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute."

Maureen Rubin (Community Service Learning) received $20,000 from Brown University in continuing support of a project titled "University Partnership for Learning the Internet with Families Together (UPLIFT)."

Sarah Hall (Special Education) received $20,000 from the California Foundation for Independent Living in support of a project titled "Training and Development Services for the California Foundation for Independent Living."

Ana Cadavid (Physics and Astronomy) received $18,117 from the California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory in support of a project titled "Modeling of Solar Influences on Atmospheric Dynamics."

Ken Berry (Secondary Education) received $18,000 from the Aerospace Corp. in support of a project titled "Power Sphere Concept Project."

Douglas Yule (Geological Sciences) received $12,150 from Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in support of a project titled "Radiocarbon Analyses of Charcoal from the Mahra Khola Paleoseismic Trench Site."

Arlinda Eaton (Elementary Education) received $11,255 from the U.S. Department of Education as supplemental support of a project titled "Title II Teacher Quality Enhancement Conference."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics and Astronomy) received $9,994 from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory as supplemental support of a project titled "Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of Defects in KDP."

Rick Moore (Management) received $8,625 from Future Work Systems in support of a project titled "Workforce Performance Matters-Training and Consulting."

Donna Sheng (Physics and Astronomy) received $8,000 from the Petroleum Research Fund as supplemental support of a project titled "New Approaches to Problems in Metal-Insulator Transition-Summer Research Fellowship Supplement."

Larry Allen (Biology) received $7,975 from Exponent in support of a project titled "Fish Otolith Analysis."

Nicholas Kioussis (Physics and Astronomy) received $4,200 from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in support of a project titled "Second International Workshop on Electron Correlations and Materials Properties."


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