Grants Obtained by Faculty in 2022
This is a non-exhaustive list of grants obtained by Mathematical Sciences faculty in 2022.
Dr. Behzad Djafari-Rouhani received an NSF-AMS travel grant of $4100 to participate in the International Congress of Mathematicians in July 2022 in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Dr. Helmut Knaust landed (as co-PI) and launched a $1M 2-year NSF grant “LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate.”
Dr. Abhijit Mandal landed as Co-PI a $2.25M 5-year NIH grant “Benzene exposure promotes neuro-inflammation and metabolic dysregulation.”
Drs. Maria C. Mariani and Michael Pokojovy landed (as PI and Co-PI, respectively) a $732K 3-year DoE grant “Developing Evidence-Based Learning Environment for Success in STEM: Increasing the Retention of Minorities and Women” in collabora- tion with researchers at TAMUCC.
Dr. Michael Pokojovy landed and launched as PI a $120K 3-year NSF grant “Nonparametric total variation regression for multivariate process data” as well as several grants as a co-PI – a $1M 3-year Department of Education grant (“Developing Modeling and Simulation Based Engineering Learning Environment for Capacity Transformation in Higher Education”), a $300K 3-year NSF grant ("Improving student engagement and training in healthcare engineering with advanced data-analytics solutions"), and a $70K 1-year NSF grant (“Charging station of the future: operation and management”).
Dr. Natasha Sharma landed (as co-PI) and launched a $44K DOE ASCR 1-year grant “Broadening National Science on Advanced Modeling and Simulations” and a $5M DOE NNSA/MSIPP 5-year grant “The Rio Grande Consortium for Advanced Research on Exascale Simulation”.
Dr. Amy Wagler landed (as co-PI) and launched a $613K 2-year NIH grant to study the effect of electrical stimulation to increase glycemic control in Mexican-Americans.
Dr. Son-Young Yi landed (as PI) and launched a $250K 3-year NSF project “Physics-Preserving Adaptive Finite Element Methods for Thermo-Poroelasticity,” a computational mathematics grant supporting the development of enhanced systems for geothermal energy.