Recently Funded Projects


The University of Delaware derives its research funding from a broad base of sources reflecting a diversity of initiatives across our seven colleges. This page includes contracts and grants that are received for research projects, public service/extension projects, education activities and equipment over the course of the month highlighted below. To view previous activity select the month/year in the Archive sidebar.


December 2019 (33 Projects)

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Promoting Tidal and Marine Invasive Species Awareness and Response, (1 yr. 6 mo.)
Katherine Fleming

DOC $ 6,652

Faster-Than-Real-Time Simulation for Resilient DER Integration, (3 yr.)
Steven Hegedus, Christopher Thompson

DOE $ 472,386

Geometry by Example, (3 yr.)
Christina Barbieri

ED $ 207,564

A Multi-Institution Mentorship Consortium Leadership Training, (5 yr.)
Sean Healy

ED $ 465,037

ABC Training, (1 yr.)
Caroline Roben

HHS $ 5,000

ABC Training, (1 yr.)
Caroline Roben

HHS $ 7,000

Planet Youth Coalition SPF-PFS Evaluation Team, (11 mo.)
Meisje Scales, Dana Holz

HHS $ 28,500

ABC Training, (5 yr.)
Caroline Roben

HHS $ 85,000

Botvins Prevention Program, (11 mo.)
C Crouse

HHS $ 92,460

Delaware School Survey Services, (1 yr.)
James Highberger, Rochelle Brittingham

HHS $ 108,000

We Care Innovative Title III Senior Healthcare Program, (3 yr.)
Allison Karpyn, Julia O’Hanlon, Elizabeth Smith

HHS $ 109,958

Small-Scale Transient Structures in the Solar Wind over Two Solar Cycles, (1 yr.)
Michael Shay, Bennett Maruca

NASA $ 97,833

Quantitative Modeling of the Ultraviolet Spectra of Magnetic Massive Stars, (3 yr.)
Christiana Debbrecht, Veronique Petit

NASA $ 128,204

I-Corps: Electrochemical Platform for Chemical Synthesis from Carbon Monoxide, (6 mo.)
Daniel Freeman

NSF $ 50,000

Investigating Virtual Learning Environments, (1 yr.)
Teomara Rutherford

NSF $ 51,830

Enhancing STEM Identity Through E-Mentoring Experiences, (2 yr. 4 mo.)
Teomara Rutherford

NSF $ 87,531

SusChem Collaborative Research: Process Optimization of Novel Routes for the Production of Bio-Based Para Xylene, (10 mo.)
Marianthi Ierapetritou

NSF $ 202,410

Biopesticide Research Under Protocol, (1 yr.)
Mark VanGessel

USDA $ 12,000

Characterization and Deployment of Newly Identified Genes for Durable Resistance to Downy Mildew in Lima Bean, (2 yr. 9 mo.)
Thomas Evans, Nicole Donofrio

USDA $ 49,091

Integrated Weed Management in Cover Crop-Based Field Crop Production, (5 yr.)
Mark VanGessel

USDA $ 210,000

Producing Biodegradable Shoe Soles Using Renewably Source Materials, (9 mo.)
Huantian Cao

Venturewell $ 5,000

The Use of Polysomnography to Track Perceptual Memory Consolidation in Adults with Developmental Language Impairment, (1 yr.)
Frances Earle

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation $ 25,000

Extended Evaluation of the ASD, iZones and ESSA Turnaround in Tennessee, (10 mo.)
Gary Henry

Vanderbilt University $ 37,560

Delaware Youth Firearms Prevention, (2 yr.)
Christine Visher

Duke University $ 38,686

Estimating the Prevalence of Human Trafficking in Delaware, (1 yr.)
Daniel O’Connell

Criminal Justice Council $ 44,900

ABC Dissemination Training, (1 yr. 1 mo.)
Caroline Roben

A E Casey Foundation $ 50,000

Research Fellowship in Ocean Sciences, (10 mo.)
Xinfeng Liang

A.P. Sloan Foundation $ 60,077

Low-Cost Flood Sensing, (11 mo.)
Kevin Brinson, Richard Martin

Delaware Department of Transportation $ 78,304

Media Messages and Public Opinion about Artificial Intelligence, (1 yr. 2 mo.)
Paul Brewer, David Wilson

Charles Koch Foundation $ 93,000

The Role of Oxidative Stress and Endothelial Dysfunction in Sodium-Induced Changes in Pulsatile Hemodynamics, (2 yr.)
Jordan Patik

American Heart Association $ 128,836

ABC Dissemination Training, (1 yr.)
Caroline Roben

A E Casey Foundation $ 160,003

The Role of Short Fiber Microstructure on the Micromechanical Mechanisms of Deformation and Their Effect on Mechanical Properties of Carbon/Thermoplastic Composites, (1 yr. 1 mo.)
John Gillespie, Joseph Deitzel

ExxonMobil Corporation $ 200,000

Assessment of Fiber-Reinforced Hydrogel Systems: Fundamental Factors for Effective Enhancement, (1 yr. 6 mo.)
LaShanda Korley

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. $ 211,584

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