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.


June 2020 (44 Projects)

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NIIMBL Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic, (1 yr. 6 mo.)
Kelvin Lee

DOC$ 8,982,496

Augmented Reality Software for AF Maintenance Training Applications, (7 mo.)
Chandra Kambhamettu

DOD$ 30,000

Neural Network Models of Competency Status To Enhance Human-Agent Team Performance, (1 yr.)
Jasmin Cloutier, Jennifer Kubota

DOD$ 99,664

Research on Flexible Hybrid Electronics for Smart Textile with Embedded and Printed Sensors, (1 yr.)
Mark Mirotznik

DOD$ 100,000

Defense University Research Institute, (1 yr.)
Jon Swallow

DOD$ 197,579

Additive Manufacturing for RF Materials and Antennas, (1 yr. 8 mo.)
Mark Mirotznik

DOD$ 200,000

Delaware Procurement Technical Assistance Center, (1 yr.)
J Bowman

DOD$ 276,289

Multimodal Analysis of Drone Based Imagery for Automatic Target Recognition, (2 yr.)
Chandra Kambhamettu

DOD$ 350,095

State Support for Infrastructure Policy Forum and Research, (1 yr.)
Julia O’Hanlon, Philip Barnes, Marcia Scott, Sarah Pragg

DOT$ 90,000

Delaware Byways, (1 yr.)
Catherine Morrissey, Kimberley Showell, Kevin Barni, Michael Emmons

DOT$ 119,934

Delaware Travel Monitoring System, (1 yr.)
Edward Ratledge, Rebecca Gross, David Racca

DOT$ 159,773

Complete Communities Applications, Analysis, Planning Support and Toolbox Development Activities, (1 yr.)
Troy Mix, Marcia Scott

DOT$ 208,332

GIS and Planning Data Analytical Support Services, (1 yr.)
David Racca, John Laznik, Edward Ratledge, Wei-Ming Chen, Rebecca Gross

DOT$ 317,775

Biochemistry and Biophysics of Capsid Function in HIV-1 Infection, (1 yr.)
Juan Perilla

HHS$ 26,000

A Soft Smart Ankle Foot Orthosis Powered by Artificial Muscle for Children with Cerebral Palsy, (1 yr.)
Ahad Behboodi

HHS$ 50,000

Developing, Implementing and Evaluating a Video-based Lesson Series for Health and Science Educators, (1 yr.)
Kami Silk

HHS$ 67,572

Delaware Produce Safety Training, (1 yr. 3 mo.)
Gordon Johnson

HHS$ 113,132

PPARg as a Kkey Regulator of Sex-Based Differences in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, (3 yr.)
Brielle Hayward

HHS$ 136,560

Health Consequesnces of Fear of Cancer Recurrence in Breast Cancer Survivors and Partners, (5 yr.)
Jean-Philippe Laurenceau

HHS$ 3,247,354

Using Satellite and Deep Ocean Measurements to Investigate the Influence of Mesoscale Eddies on Deep Ocean Internal Waves, (2 yr.)
Xinfeng Liang

NASA$ 107,468

Resident Ensemble Players CARES Act, (4 mo.)
Sanford Robbins

NEA$ 10,000

A Novel Approach to Sanitize Fresh Produce, Food-Contact Surfaces and Wash Water Using Micro/Nanobubbles, (6 mo.)
Daniel Freeman

NSF$ 50,000

Liquid Composite Molding of Polymer Composites, (3 yr.)
Suresh Advani

NSF$ 359,714

Chemical Functionalization and Polymerization of Peptide Particle Assemblies, (3 yr.)
Christopher Kloxin, Darrin Pochan

NSF$ 446,848

Paving the Way for Fractions: Exploring Foundational Concepts in First Grade, (4 yr.)
Nancy Jordan, Christina Barbieri

NSF$ 1,725,620

Real-time Waterfowl Mapping Web Application: Validating a Critical Tool for a New Era of Avian Surveillance and Food Security in Commercial Poultry, (4 yr.)
Jeffrey Buler, Brian Ladman, Christopher Williams

USDA$ 296,991

BME Student Design Collaboration with South Africa, (2 yr.)
Julie Kohn

Venturewell$ 3,995

Using Historical Collections for Civic Engagement and Innovative Teaching and Learning, (2 yr.)
Wendy Bellion

Colonial Academic Alliance$ 12,666

Infant Feeding in Emergencies: Measuring Changes During Natural Hazards in the United States, (2 yr.)
Sarah DeYoung

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 24,999

Developing an Accelerated Next Generation Sequence Alignment Tool Using GPUs for Paired-End Reads, (2 yr.)
Sunita Chandrasekaran

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 25,000

Application of the OSeMOSYS Energy Modelling Tool in U.S. Island Territories, (2 yr.)
Kalim Shah

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 25,333

Psychometric Aanalyses of the Delaware Performance Appraisal System for Administrators and Selected Evidentiary Artifacts, (2 yr.)
Lauren Bailes

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,357

Determining the Function and Biogeochemical Role of Archaea in Shallow Waters, (2 yr.)
Sunita Walter

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

Engineering Targeted and Conditional Proteolysis in Aerobic Environments, (2 yr.)
Aditya Kunjapur

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

Laser-Based Strain Engineering to Tune Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties of 2D Materials, (2 yr.)
Xi Wang

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

Investigating the Roles of Sleep and Wakeful Rest in the Consolidation of a New Speech-Motor Pattern, (2 yr.)
Frances Earle

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

The Role of Intracranial Pressure on Global Brain Stiffness and Cognitive Function in Human Aging, (2 yr.)
Christopher Martens

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

Data Mining to Evaluate Politics and Policymaking in Education, (2 yr.)
Zachary Collier

University of Delaware Research Foundn$ 28,500

Groundwater Quality Monitoring Task, (1 yr.)
Alan Andres, Changming He, Rachel McQuiggan

Delaware Department of Transportation$ 56,063

Advanced Roll-to-Roll Processing for Chalcopyrite-Based Solar Cells, (7 mo.)
William Shafarman

Korea Institute of Energy Research$ 84,999

Optimizing Production of a Dinoflagellate-Specific Bacterial Algicide for Control of Karenia Brevis, (1 yr.)
Kathryn Coyne

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium$ 142,970

Special Needs Pooled Trust, (1 yr. 6 mo.)
Steven Eidelman, Nancy Weiss

May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust$ 155,000

NCJRP Evaluation Study, (8 mo.)
Daniel O’Connell

Criminal Justice Council$ 161,540

Student Financial Needs During the Coronavirus as Defined Under the CARES Act, (1 yr.)
Mary Booker

US Office of Education$ 6,087,405

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