Grants

Grants

University Reports has been notified of the following grants by individual faculty members and the Office of Graduate Studies and Research. Grants are received Oct. 1, 1995 through Mar. 31, 1996.

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Costello Brown (Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research), $94,572 for the Patricia Roberts Harris Fellowship Program, from the U.S. Department of Education.

Alfredo Gonzalez (Dean Undergraduate Studies), $10,120 for the Cooperative Education Program Administration - Part B, from the U.S. Department of Education.

Jaime Regalado (Director, Edmund G. “Pat” Brown Institute for Public Affairs), $100,000 two-year grant for the Pat Brown Institute Gang Violence Bridging Project, from the California Wellness Foundation.


SCHOOL OF ARTS AND LETTERS

Ivan Cury (Communication Studies), $7,000 for the -ism (n.) Project, from the Ford Foundation.


BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS

Bernard Codner (Marketing), $48,380 for Institute of Retail Management College Incentive Program — Dorsey, Belmont, Lincoln High Schools, from the Los Angeles Unified School District, and $10,620 for the Institute of Retail Management College Incentive Program — Fremont High School, from the Los Angeles Unified School District.


SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Linda Barragan (Center for Technology Education), $235,000 for CIETE Leadership Project, from the California State Department of Education.

Philip Chinn (Special Education), $62,241 for the Alliance 2000 Project, from the U.S. Department of Education.

Jamie Dote-Kwan (Special Education), $12,222 for the Braille Transcription Center (Subcontract with CSUF), from the U.S. Department of Education.

José Galván (Educational Foundations and Interdivisional Studies), $325,223 for the 1996 Egyptian Teachers of EFL program, from the BiNational Fulbright Commission.

Ruth Johnson (Administration and Counseling), $230,349 for the Los Angeles Mathematics Initiative, from the California Postsecondary Education Commission.

Charles Leyba (Bilingual Institute), $187,353 for the Bilingual Education Personnel Training Program, from the U.S. Department of Education.

Randall B. Lindsey and Marcel Soriano (Administration and Counseling), $343,475 for Training Air Force Youth Staff - At Risk Youth, from the U.S. Air Force.

Ann Snow (Educational Foundations and Interdivisional Studies) $71,616 for Project LEAP 2: Extending Responsibility to Faculty Across the Disciplines for Improving the Academic Literacy Skills of Language Minority Students, from the U.S. Department of Education.

Hershel Swinger (Administration and Counseling; Child Abuse Prevention Center), $225,000 for A Series of HBCU Models to Prevent Minority Male Violence, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.


ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Helen Boussalis (Electrical Engineering), with Maj Mirmirani (Mechanical Engineering), $600,000 for The Use of Decentralized Control in the Design of a Large Segmented Space Telescope, from NASA.

Fred Daneshgaran (Electrical and Computer Engineering), with Laura Sweetman (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $207,120 for Nonlinear Optics Laboratory, from the Office of Naval Research.

Michael A. DeMiranda (Technology), $20,000 for ISO 9000 from the California Manufacturing Technology Center (CMTC).

Hassan Hashemian (Civil Engineering), $1,332 Faculty Fellowship for the 1995 Institute of Transportation Engineers International Conference, from the U.S. Department of Transportation, and $1,641 Faculty Fellowship for the Fifth Conference on the Application of Transportation Planning Methods, from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Kamran Karimlou (Electrical and Computer Engineering), $62,000 for Minority University Systems Engineering and Satellite Program, from Jet Propulsion Laboratories.

Raymond Landis (Dean, Engineering and Technology), $122,000 for Improving Transfer Rates of Underrepresented Minority Engineering Students, from NASA, and $711,639 for Southern California Coalition for Education in Manufacturing Engineering, from the CSULB Foundation.

Raj Ramchandani (Electrical and Computer Engineering), $81,000 for the Electro Magnetic Interference (EMI) Design Rules for PEBB, from the Office of Naval Research.

Milton Randle (MEP), $14,712 for the MESA/MEP Progra, from UC Berkeley.

Chivey Wu (Mechanical Engineering), $25,000 for the Computational Simulation of Laminar Flow in a Heat Exchanger with Offset Cooling Fins: Design Clinic, from Hughes Aircraft Company.


HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Laura Calderon (Health and Nutritional Services), $50,000 for the Needs Assessment and Intervention Plan for the Altadena Food Center Recipients, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Marlene Zepeda (Child and Family Studies), $11,730 for An Ecocultural Approach to Infant Development in Latino Households, from The Spencer Foundation.


NATURAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Joseph Bragin (Associate Dean, Natural and Social Sciences), $84,594 for Young Scholars Modern Mathematics Program, from the National Science Foundation.

Mary E. Bush (HCOP), $1,000 for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Consortium, from the University of Virginia.

Joseph Casanova (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $25,000 for the Lockheed Cooperative Project in Chemistry, from Lockheed Corp.

Robert Desharnais (Biology and Microbiology), $89,582 for Integrating the Electronic Desktop Into the Natural Science Curriculum, from the National Science Foundation.

Anthony Fratiello (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $40,000 for Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemistry and Biochemistry, from the National Science Foundation.

John Gamon (Biology and Microbiology), $65,226 for Predicting Photosynthetic Fluxes from Spectral . Reflectance of leaves and Canopies, from the National Science Foundation.

Frank Gomez (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $33,545 for Bioorganometallic Chemistry: Synthesis and Analysis, from the National Institutes of Health.

Scott Grover (Chemistry and Biochemistry), with President James M. Rosser, $49,017 for the Plan to Improve Biomedical Research Infrastructure, from the National Institutes of Health.

Hendrik Keyzer (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $75,600 for Minority High School Science Research Apprenticeships, from the National Institutes of Health.

Genaro Lopez (Biology and Microbiology) and Jorge Lambrinos (Director, Edward R. Roybal Institute for Applied Gerontology), for the Model Hispanic Health Careers Opportunity Program, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Genaro Lopez (Biology and Microbiology), $166,296 for the Health Careers Opportunity Program, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Patricia Martz (Anthropology), $100,000 three-year Legacy Grant for relocating, evaluating, mapping, and recording approximately 200 archaeological sites on San Nicholas Island and preparing a report documenting the study, from the Department of Defense. The Navy will provide the Global Positioning System for the mapping, as well as Geological Information System training and equipment.

Hrushikesh Mhaskar (Mathematics and Computer Science), $22,916 for MS/RUI: Applications of Wavelet Analysis to Neural Networks, from the National Science Foundation.

Milan Mijic (Physics and Astronomy), $14,000 two-year Partners In Science award to support collaborative summer research between CSLA and Verdugo Hills High School on “Solar System Astrophysics,” from Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. The goal is to involve high school teachers in research projects at the frontiers of science and to bridge the gap that often exists between research scientists and high school teachers.

ChorSwang Ngin (Anthropology), $24,991 for Chinese Diaspora in Southern California: Culture, Ethnicity, Community and Asian American Studies, from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thomas Onak (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $208,100 for Carborane Chemistry, from the National Science Foundation.

Donald R. Paulson (Chemistry and Biochemistry), $14,000 two-year Partners In Science award to support collaborative summer research between CSLA and the Downtown Business Magnet High School on “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Study of a Series of Modified Ruthenium Myoglobins,” from Research Corporation, Tucson, AZ, and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company.

Edward Rezayi (Physics and Astronomy), $40,000 for RUI: Highly Correlated Systems of Reduced Dimensionality: A Study of Fractional Quantum Hall Effect, from the National Science Foundation.

Gloria Romero (Psychology), $19,302 for Risk-Taking and Adjustment in Women with HIV, from the National Institutes of Health.

Sandra Sharp (Biology and Microbiology), $100,000 for DNA-Protein Interactions Regulating Transcription of the Skeletal Muscle Actin Gene in Different Myogenic Milieu, from the National Science Foundation.


OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Jewel Plummer Cobb (ACCESS), $56,917 for Algebra Project Professional Development, from California Postsecondary Education Commission; $150,000 for Los Angeles Systemic Initiative/ACCESS Partnership, from the Los Angeles Unified School District.


STUDENT AFFAIRS

David Godoy (Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs), $210,000 for Upward Bound Math/Science Center, from the U.S. Department of Education.