Research Grants and Contracts 2019

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College of Engineering faculty pursue external funding of their research. Below is a list of the College’s research grants and contracts for 2019.


12/17/2019 Thomas Klein (Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center), Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC, $81,247

12/2/2019 David Jauregui (Civil Engineering), “2019-2020 Bridge Inspection Program for New Mexico”, New Mexico Department of Transportation, $953,390

11/26/2019 Paola Bandini (Civil Engineering), “NSF Engineering Research Center for Bio-Mediated and Bio-Inspired Geotechnics”, Arizona State University, $487,504

11/7/2019 Nagamany Nirmalakhandan (Civil Engineering), “Re-Inventing America’s Urban Water Infrastructure, Stanford University”, $235,470

11/1/2019 Meng Zhou (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Computer Controlled Spray Coating Electrolytes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell”, Batelle Energy Alliance (INL), $82,002

11/1/2019 Meng Zhou (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Preparation and Optimization of Solid Oxide Electrolyte for Hydrogen Production at Intermediate Temperature”, Batelle Energy Alliance (INL), $82,002

10/17/2019 Hyeongjun Park (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Hypersonic Vehicles Sandia National Laboratories”, $63,500

10/16/2019 Liang Sun (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Learning-Aided Distributed Dynamic Task Allocation for Robust, Rapid, Autonomous Sensor Management”, Sandia National Laboratories, $111,577

10/1/2019 Olga Lavrova (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “DarkNet – Advanced Sensors”, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, $95,000

10/1/2019 Olga Lavrova (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “Signal-Based Fast Tripping Schemes for Electric Power Distribution System Resilence”, Sandia National Laboratories, $83,415

10/1/2019 Hyeongjun Park (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Collaborative: CubeSat Ideas Lab: Collaborative Research: VIrtual Super-Resolution Optics with Reconfigurable Swarms (VISORS)”, National Science Foundation, $27,500

10/1/2019 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Effectiveness and Improvement of Blind Source Separation Techniques for Nonlinear Dynamical Systems), New Mexico Consortium Inc., $30,921

10/1/2019 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Nonlinear Dynamics of Rigid Body Dynamics Models of Mechanism”, Sandia National Laboratories, $49,000

10/1/2019 Laura Boucheron Spence (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), Extending Academic Analytics: Application to Engineering Education at New Mexico State University”, US Department of Education, $249,737

10/1/2019 Abdel-Hameed Badawy (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Performance Prediction Toolkit for GPGPUs and Shared Memory Systems”, New Mexico Consortium Inc., $49,290

9/16/2019 Phillip DeLeon (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “Faculty Research in Signal Processing and Machine Learning”, National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, $55,027

9/15/2019 Liang Sun (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “I-Corps: Tethred Heterogeneous Unmanned Aerial and Ground System for Autonomous Targeted Distribution of Fluid Delivery”, National Science Foundation, $50,000

9/13/2019 Delia Valles-Rosales (Industrial Engineering), “ALFA-loT ALliance for Smart Agriculture in the Internet of Things Era”, University of Texas at El Paso, $75,000

9/10 Patricia Sullivan (Engineering College), “Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance”, Environmental Protection Agency, $138,244

9/6/19 Hongmei Luo (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Degradation Studies of Various Model Lithium Ion Battery Cathode Materials”, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $80,000

9/5/2019 Andreas Gross (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Large-Eddy Simulation of Super/Hypersonic Inlet and Isolator Flows National Aeronautics & Space Administration”, $110,000

9/1/2019 David Voelz (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “Novel Characterization Measurements and Meterological-Driven Modeling of Turbulence and Refraction in the Lower Atmosphere for Directed Energy Applications”, US Department of Defense/Office of Naval Research, $299,387

9/1/2019 Abdel-Hameed Badawy (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “Performance Prediction Toolkit for GPGPUs and Shared Memory Systems”, New Mexico Consortium Inc. $10,653

9/1/2019 Jesslyn Ratliff (Civil Engineering), “NMSU Student Support Services Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Sciences”, US Department of Education. $253,032

8/30/19 Catie Brewer (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil”, BHP Billiton, $188,994

8/28/19 Meng Zhou (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Novel Metal Oxides for Hydrogen Production through Steam Electrolysis”, Batelle Energy Alliance, $55,000

8/22/2019 Ehsan Dehghan Niri (Civil Engineering), “Real-time Testing and Monitoring of AM Process with Bulk Ultrasound and Lamb Waves Using EMA”, Relativity Space Company, $23,500

8/21/2019 A. Bawazir (Civil Engineering), “Using Remote Sensing and Ground Measurements to Improve Evaporation Estimation and Reservoir Management”, US Department of Interior/Bureau of Reclamation, $146,000

8/19/2019 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Integration of Reduced-Order Models and Macro-Scale Continuum Approaches to Model Damage and Failure in Quasi-Brittle Materials”, Triad National Security, LLC $63,514

8/16/2019 Vimal Chaitanya (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “LANL-NMSU Research Collaboration and Coordination 2019/2020”, New Mexico Consortium Inc. $38,139

8/13/2019 Phillip DeLeon (Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering), “Instantaneous Spectral Analysis for Identification and Classification of Bursty Data in Congested Frequency Bands”, Sandia National Laboratories $81,290

8/1/19 Jessica Houston (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Microflow Time-Resolved Cytometry for FRET and Fluorescent Protein Development”, NIH, $278,393

8/1/2019 Pei Xu (Civil Engineering), “INFEWS/T2: Improving Crop Yield and Soil Salinity by Cost-Effective Integration of Microbial, Community, Hydrology, Desalination, & Renewable Power”, University of North Texas, $406,971

8/1/2019 Yanyan Zhang (Civil Engineering), “Resistance and Virulence of Surviving Bacteria in Water after Various Disinfection Processes”, US Department of Health & Human Services/National Institutes of Health (NIH), $145,600

 8/1/2019 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “Vibratory Energy Harvesting Absorbers: Multi Fidelity Nonlinear Modeling and Performance Enhancement – Tyler A”, Sandia National Laboratories, $50,973

8/1/2019 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering), “High and Low Fidelity Representations and Uncertainty Quantification of Pipelines Conveying Fluid”, Sandia National Laboratories, $50,973

7/29/2019 David Voelz Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering AF19A-T005-3D Imaging for Tracking and Aim-Point Maintenance in the Presence of Target-Pose Changes TAU Technologies LLC $46,964.00

7/3/2019 David Jauregui (Civil Engineering), “2016 Bridge Inspection Program for New Mexico”, New Mexico Department of Transportation, $32,000

7/1/2019 Patricia Sullivan (Engineering College), “Innovation and Commercialization for a Regional Energy Workforce (I-CREW)”, US Department of Commerce/Economic Development Administration, $750,000

6/7/19 Patricia Sullivan (Engineering College) “Preparing a STEM Ready Workforce: Oversight Management for the NM Career and Technical Student Organization,” NM Public Education Department, $69,000
 
6/1/19 Reza Foudazi (Chemical and Materials Engineering), “Stimuli-Responsive Membranes from Mesophase Templating,” National Science Foundation, $314,894
 
5/24/19 Brad Weldon (Civil Engineering) “UHPC Bridge Phase V,” New Mexico Department of Transportation, $50,000
 
5/15/19 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “US-Africa Forum on Nantoechonology Convergence for Sustainable Energy, Water and Environment,” National Science Foundation, $99,513
 
5/1/19 Abdel-Hameed Badawy (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “ECP Proxy App Project,” Sandia National Laboratories, $46,722
 
4/29/19 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “Electromechanical Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of Piezoelectric and Magnetoelastic Transduction Mechanisms,” Sandia National Laboratories, $30,000
 
4/26/19 Steven Stochaj (Electrical and Computer Engineering “Satellite Alignment System, “Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, $110,000
 
4/15/19 Abdessattar Abdelkefi (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “I-Corps: Novel Morphing Drones with Variable Spanning and SweepingTransition Modes,” National Science Foundation, $50,000
 
4/1/19 Olga Lavrova (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Designing Resilience Communities,” Sandia National Laboratories, $80,000
 
4/1/19 David Voelz (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Digital Phase-Conjungation and Holography for Volumetric Deep Turbulence Wavefront Sensing and Correction,” TAU Technologies LLC, $18,300
 

3/26/2019 Hongmei Luo (Chemical and Materials Engineering) “Semiconductor Quantum Dots: Synthesis and Device Assembly,” Los Alamos National Security, LLC, $30,000

3/15/2019 Steven Stochaj (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Virtual Telescope for X-ray Observations: VTXO,” NASA-NSPIRES, $21,276

3/14/2019 Phillip De Leon/Muhammed Dawood (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Micro-Scale Initial Implementation Program Bandpass Filter,” Northrop Grumman, $87,100

3/1/2019 Phillip King/Pei Xu (Civil Engineering) “Assessment and Implementation Frame work for Transboudary Brackish Ground Water Desalination in South-Central New Mexico,” Bureau of Reclamation, $399,353

3/1/2019 David Voelz (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Efficient Matrix-based Wave-optics Propagation Code for HPCS,” TAU Technologies, $44,844

2/1/2019 Andreas Gross (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “Numerical Investigation of Wake Effect fo High-Lift Low-pressure Turbine Blades,” Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $75,932

2/1/201 9 Vimal Chaitanya (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “Indentify and Develop Energy Materials Research Collaborations,” Los Alamos National Laboratories, $112,144

1/9/2019 Andreas Gross (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) “Numerical Investigation of Turbulent Junction Flows”, Air Force Research Laboratories, $58,000

1/31/2019 Laura Boucheron Spence (Electrical and Computer Engineering) “Streak Detection in Sky Images Using Deep Learning,” TAU Technologies, LLC, $47,102