Sponsored Research updates

January 18, 2011

New External Awards

The following faculty received external grant awards:

Pankaj Mallick, director of the College of Engineering and Computer Science's Interdisciplinary Programs, received $285,285 in continuation funding from the U.S. Department of Energy to support the Center for Lightweighting Automotive Materials and Processing.

Alan Argento, professor of mechanical engineering, received $70,662 from Smith Bucklin to research the uses of soy materials in thermoplastics and rubber.

Michael Thomas, Academic Support and Outreach Services, received $24,840 from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth to fund the fifth year of the GEAR UP/College Day program.

Hafiz Malik, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received $7,975 from Quaid-i-Azam University to support a project to develop protocols for secure vehicular communications and train a visiting scholar in the area of security and privacy of Vehicular Networks.

Krisanu Bandyopadhyay, associate professor of natural sciences, received $7,500 from U-M's Office of the Vice President for Research that will enable him to research the in situ generation of metallic and bimetallic nanoparticle catalysts.

Winter 2011 Request for Proposals: Campus Grants

The proposal submission deadline for all Campus Grants is Feb. 15. Proposal Guidelines and Application Forms are available from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. E-mail your request to dbn-research@umd.umich.edu or find them online at: https://umdearborn.edu/academics/research-partnerships/office-research-sponsored-programs/find-funding/internal-resources/campus-grants

Awards will be made in the following categories:

Faculty Research Initiation & Seed Grant: This award provides up to $6,000 to full-time faculty for research projects which are designed to lead to proposals for external funding.

Faculty Research Support & Maintenance: The award provides up to $6,000 to full-time faculty for research projects in disciplines where there is little chance for external funding.

CASL Senior Faculty Scholarship Grant: Two grants are awarded annually and consist of either: one course buyout for the semester following the award announcement or a $3,000 stipend. This award is limited to full-time CASL faculty who are working on either a manuscript or a major external grant proposal.

Undergraduate Research Fellowship: This $2,500 fellowship is given to UM-Dearborn undergraduate students whose academic record demonstrates preparedness and commitment to excellence and who are invited by a UM-Dearborn faculty advisor to conduct independent research under his or her direction.

CASL Faculty Summer Research Grants: Two $7,000 grants are awarded to tenured or tenure-track faculty for research and other scholarly activities to support work which will lead to a proposal for external funding.

Faculty Small Research Grant: provides up to $800 to full-time faculty for research and other scholarly activities.

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