May 30, 2000 Vol. IV, No. 17

Research & Sponsored Projects

Carol Shubin (Mathematics) and Edward Carroll, Jr. (Science and Mathematics) received $298,022 from NASA in support of a project titled "Analyzing Data Sets." Deborah Chen (Special Education) received $149,999 from the U.S. Department of Education in support of a project titled "Promoting Learning Through Active Interaction: A Distance Education Inservice Model for Early Intervention Providers." Ryoichi Seki (Physics & Astronomy) received $76,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy in continuing support of a project titled "Theoretical Research in Intermediate-Energy Nuclear Physics." Warren Furumoto (Academic Preparedness) received $75,000 from the Los Angeles Unified School District in support of a project titled "CSUN College Preparatory Program." Mark Raab and Matthew Boxt (Anthropology) received $50,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in continuing support of a project titled "Heritage Conservation in Baja California Sur." Valentin Shustov (Civil & Mechanical Engineering) received $48,865 from Karagozian & Case Structural Engineers in support of a project titled "Testing Services." Nicholas Kioussis (Physics & Astronomy) received $40,000 from the U.S. Army in support of a project titled "Electronic Structure and Mechanical Properties of Metals and Intermetallics." Carl Maida (Health Sciences) received $40,000 from the American Honda Motor Co. in continuing support of a project titled "Northeast San Fernando Valley Mixed-Use Regional Park Planning Project-Community Participation Plan." Jeffrey Charonnat (Chemistry) received $37,218 from the Research Corporation in support of a project titled "Total Synthesis of the GABA Antagonist, (-)-anisatin." Charles Hanson and Patti Dengler (Educational Psychology) received $33,000 from Keep Youth Doing Something, Inc. (KYDS) in support of a project titled "Erwin Street Elementary School Program." Donald Jacobs (Physics & Astronomy) received $31,218 from the Research Corporation in support of a project titled "Dihedral Angle Characterization of Conformational Flexibility in Hinge-bending Proteins Deduced from Hydrogen Bond Interactions." Gerry Simila (Geology) received $24,934 from the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in support of a project titled "The Earth System Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) On-line Professional Development Program at CSUN." Jane Bayes (Political Science) received $12,500 from the University of Texas at Dallas in support of a project titled "North American Mobility Program." Barbara Polland (Child Development) received $12,000 from the Lily Academy in support of a project titled "Child Development Institute." Gary Chapman (Physics & Astronomy) received $11,840 from NASA in continuing support of a project titled "A Proposal to Compare Ground-Based Photometric Images with Irradiance Data from SOHO." Charles Hanson and Patti Dengler (Educational Psychology) received $10,000 from the city of Santa Clarita in support of a project titled "Bilingual Sexual Assault Counseling Services." Joe Lewis (Art) received $10,000 from the Community Redevelopment Agency of the city of Los Angeles (CRA/LA) North Hollywood area in support of a project titled "Chandler Outdoor Gallery Project." Larry Caretto (Engineering & Computer Science) received $8,000 from the state Air Resources Board in support of a project titled "Innovative Clean Air Technologies Program (ICAT)." Ludim Seja de Manzano (Student Outreach Services) received $2,756 from the Los Angeles Unified School District as supplemental support of a project titled "Project STEPS (Systemwide Training for Educational Postsecondary Success)." Charles Hanson (Educational Psychology) received $1,950 from the KYDS Foundation as supplemental support of a project titled "KYDS Collaborative Project with the Community Counseling and Resource Institute and the Valley Trauma Center." Mingfang Li (Management) received a $1,000 Faculty Development Grant from the CSUN China Institute to pursue collaboration with colleagues in the School of Management at Zhejiang University. The collaboration will focus on successful company strategies in China's business environment. William Sheffield (Communication Studies-Forensics) received a $1,000 Faculty Development Grant from the CSUN China Institute to examine other applications for academic debate in China in relation to its uses in the U.S. Debate exchanges in China are used as a method for teaching English.


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