Fall 2012 call for proposals

Total awarded: $105,979 awarded to 16 proposals

NameRankCollegeDepartmentTitleFunding
Roli VarmaProfessorSchool of Public AdministrationSchool of Public AdministrationReturn Migration from U.S. to India: A Case Study of Scientists and Engineers in Industrial R&D Laboratories$6,000
Claudia ValdesAssistant ProfessorCollege of Fine ArtsArt and Art HistoryNon-Categorical Perception, EEG States, and Immersive Response$3,351
Mary TsiongasAssociate ProfessorCollege of Fine ArtsArt and Art HistoryDENDROCHRONOLOGIST'S DILEMMA$7,638
Claudia TescheProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesPsychologyModulating Attention with Transcranial Stimulation$660
Ursula ShepherdProfessorUniversity CollegeHonors CollegeDiversity of symbionts in marine invertebrates, sediments, and surrounding water$9,000
Michael RyanAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesHistoryThe Charlatan's Tome: Elite and Street Magic in Late Medieval Venice$7,000
Svetlana PorosevaAssistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringMechanical EngineeringSurvival Strategies for the Exploration-and-Rescue Teams of Autonomous Robots$7,430
Christine MermierAssistant ProfessorCollege of EducationHealth, Exercise and Sports SciencesThe effects of acute oral glutamine supplementation on gastrointestinal permeability and heat shock protein regulation in endurance runners$6,778
Kimberle LopezAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesSpanish and PortugueseGuatemalan International Adoption I: Guatemalan Cultural Heritage Tourism$4,342
Christopher LippittAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesGeography and Environmental StudiesEvolving Priorities in Land Management: A Pilot Study Assessing Historical Intersections and Interactions between Management Practice and Land Cover in Large-Tract Landholdings throughout New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley$10,000
Adam HechtAssistant ProfessorSchool of EngineeringChemical and Nuclear Engineeringdevelopment of a new methodology to characterize environmental samples containing very low concentrations of uranium and transuranic radionuclides$7,784
Marissa GreenbergAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesEnglishMetropolitan Tragedy: Genre, Justice, and the City from Shakespeare to Milton$2,500
Meggan GouldAssistant ProfessorCollege of Fine ArtsArt and Art HistoryBureau of Visual Instruction$8,335
Ramesh GiriAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesChemistry and Chemical BiologyDevelopment of Iron and Cobalt-Catalyzed Conversion of Fatty Acids to Renewable Diesel$10,000
Melinda BensonAssistant ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesGeography and Environmental StudiesLaw’s geographies: procedural rules and spatial consequences$6,000
Coenraad AdemaAssociate ProfessorCollege of Arts & SciencesBiologyCanid ocular filariaisis in NM$9,161