Two National Science Foundation grants will support the McKelvey School of Engineering’s Neal Patwari as he develops ways to optimize and safeguard the finite amount of radio spectrum bandwidth.
Jason Jabbari, of the university’s Social Policy Institute, received a $325,373 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation to examine social mobility and equity in certificate and apprenticeship programs.
Vladimir Birman, an associate professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a $110,000 award from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund.
Alex Chen, Saori Pastore, Maria Piarulli and Yajie Yuan, all in Arts & Sciences, will pursue transformational advances in their fields using the Department of Energy’s leadership-class supercomputers.
Manel Errando in Arts & Sciences is part of a team that determined that particle acceleration within black hole jets is best explained by a shock wave within the jet.
Patrick Hill, in Arts & Sciences, received a three-year $237,970 grant from Velux Stiftung, a Swiss science-funding foundation, for research on future time perspective as a motivator for healthy aging practices.
Philip Skemer, a professor in Arts & Sciences, won a $321,515 grant from the National Science Foundation to support collaborative research on subduction zones.
Todd Braver, a professor of psychological and brain sciences in Arts & Sciences, received a $442,135 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study aging effects on the neural coding of proactive and reactive cognitive control.
A $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will support Shantanu Chakrabartty, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, as he works to develop GPS-free, encrypted self-powered communications.
Research from the laboratories of Bryce Sadtler in Arts & Sciences and Rohan Mishra at the McKelvey School of Engineering offers a cheaper and more efficient pathway to semiconductor production using electrodeposition.
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