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Recent Grant Awards

 


Carey, Stephanie
Amount: $22,540
Co-PI:

Gait Pertubations Systems for Balance Recovery at the VA
 
Crane, Nathan
Amount: $10,000
Co-PI:

High Yield Self Assembly of Nanostructured Materials into Functional Thermoelectric Devices
Amount: $116,950
Co-PI:

Large Stroke Microscale Actuators Based on Electrowetting
Amount: $15000
Co-PI:

Model Solutions for Screwless Panel Assembly
 
Dubey, Rajiv
Amount: $11,322
Co-PI:

Gait Pertubations Systems and Upper Body Responses for Balance Recovery at the VA
Amount: $12,600
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $450,000
Co-PI:

MRI: Acquisition of a CAREN Virtual Reality System for Collaborative Research in Assistive and Rehabilitation Technologies
Amount: $1,498,927
Co-PI:

Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $214,389
Co-PI:

University of South Florida (USF) Virtual Reality and Robotics
 
Durham, Delcie
Amount: $20,933
Co-PI:

Workshop/Collaborative Research: 2013 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop
 
Gallant, Nathan
Amount: $91,757
Co-PI:

CAREER: Combinatorial Biomaterials for Endothelial Cell Mechanobiology
Amount: $13,000
Co-PI:

Tumor Hypoxia Regulation of Cell-Matrix and Cell-Cell Adhesion Strength
 
Guldiken, Rasim
Amount: $135,981
Co-PI:

A Novel, Low Cost, Ultra Sensitive Nanosensor for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
Amount: $49,946
Co-PI:

Acoustic Emission Technology on a Chip
Amount: $97,869
Co-PI:

EAGER: A Surface Acoustic Wave Device for High-Resolution Atherosclerotic Plaque Inspection
 
Kaw, Autar
Amount: $8,636
Co-PI:

FY2013 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
 
Kumar, Ashok
Amount: $115,626
Co-PI:

Novel Nano-hybrid Structured Regioregular Polyhexylthiophenes Blend Films for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
 
Lusk, Craig
Amount: $133,820
Co-PI:

CAREER: Design for Integrity in Shape-Shifting Surfaces
Amount: $114,704
Co-PI:

Uncertainty Quantification for the Kinematic Approach to Compliant Mechanism Design
 
Wilkinson, Stuart
Amount: $100,000
Co-PI:

Comparative Testing of Radiographic Testing, Ultrasonic Testing and Phase Array Advanced Ultrasonic Testing Non Destructive Testing Techniques in Accordance with the AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code
Amount: $26,000
Co-PI:

Development of the Angel Hands Patient Lift System-Phase 2
 

 

Past Grant Awards

 


Carey, Stephanie
Amount: $15,000
Co-PI:

VA Amputation System of Care
 
Crane, Nathan
Amount: $12,000
Co-PI:

High Yield Self Assembly of Nanostructured Materials into Functional Thermoelectric Devices
Amount: $137,586
Co-PI:

Large Stroke Microscale Actuators Based on Electrowetting
 
Dubey, Rajiv
Amount: $12,500
Co-PI:

Development of an Undergraduate Engineering Course: Introduction to Bioastronautics
Amount: $24,999
Co-PI:

Human Upper Body Modeling and Simulation in Space Conditions for Astronaut Training
Amount: $15,750
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $1,498,927
Co-PI:

Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $350,295
Co-PI:

University of South Florida (USF) Virtual Reality and Robotics
 
Gallant, Nathan
Amount: $131,369
Co-PI:

CAREER: Combinatorial Biomaterials for Endothelial Cell Mechanobiology
 
Guldiken, Rasim
Amount: $135,981
Co-PI:

A Novel, Low Cost, Ultra Sensitive Nanosensor for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
Amount: $102,039
Co-PI:

EAGER: A Surface Acoustic Wave Device for High-Resolution Atherosclerotic Plaque Inspection
 
Kumar, Ashok
Amount: $44,827
Co-PI:

Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR)
Amount: $20,080
Co-PI:

Crack Detection in Solar Cells and Ceramic Wafers
Amount: $72,398
Co-PI:

GOALI/Collaborative Research: Interface Engineered Diamond Coatings for Dry Machining
 
Reed, Kyle
Amount: $1,082
Co-PI:

Curved-Bottom Shoe for Gait Symmetry Testing
 
Volinsky, Alexei
Amount: $31,950
Co-PI:

Applied Materials Research Fund
Amount: $49,990
Co-PI:

International US-Germany Joint Study Of X-Ray Optics Thermomechanical Stability And Control
 
Wilkinson, Stuart
Amount: $25,000
Co-PI:

Development of the Angel Hands Patient Lift System
 
Carey, Stephanie
Amount: $2,000
Co-PI:

Assistance in Developing Processes of Care in Regional Amputation Centers and Polytrauma Amputation Network Sites
 
Crane, Nathan
Amount: $224,115
Co-PI:

High Yield Self Assembly of Nanostructured Materials into Functional Thermoelectric Devices
Amount: $15,194
Co-PI:

Preliminary Investigation of Controlling Curvature of a Liquid Surface
 
Dubey, Rajiv
Amount: $49,970
Co-PI:

Capstone Design and Rehabilitation Engineering at the University of South Florida
Amount: $700,001
Co-PI:

Development of a Simulation Tool for Upper Extremity Prostheses
Amount: $47,000
Co-PI:

Develop a prototype to address upper extremity motion disorders on individuals with neurological conditions such as Parkinsonian and Essential Tumor
Amount: $15,750
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $355,435
Co-PI:

Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $1,498,927
Co-PI:

Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $75,000
Co-PI:

Technology and Assessment of Drive-by-Wire Systems: Safe Driving Project-Quality of Life Technology Center
 
Gallant, Nathan
Amount: $88,334
Co-PI:

CAREER: Combinatorial Biomaterials for Endothelial Cell Mechanobiology
 
Guldiken, Rasim
Amount: $127,984
Co-PI:

A Novel, Low Cost, Ultra Sensitive Nanosensor for Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer
 
Kumar, Ashok
Amount: $43,327
Co-PI:

Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR)
Amount: $20,080
Co-PI:

Crack Detection in Solar Cells and Ceramic Wafers
Amount: $206,733
Co-PI:

Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Targeted for Academic, Retention and Success (STARS) at the University of South Florida
Amount: $15,750
Co-PI:

GOALI/Collaborative Research: Interface Engineered Diamond Coatings for Dry Machining
Amount: $15,038
Co-PI:

Interface Engineered Diamond Coatings for Dry Machining
Amount: $121,683
Co-PI:

Novel Nano-hybrid Structured Regioregular Polyhexylthiophenes Blend Films for Organic Photovoltaic Applications
Amount: $149,995
Co-PI:

Rapid: Novel Functionalized Nanomaterials for Effective Remediation of Spilled Oil Contaminants in the Gulf of Mexico
 
Lusk, Craig
Amount: $109,959
Co-PI:

CAREER: Design for Integrity in Shape-Shifting Surfaces
Amount: $110,862
Co-PI:

Uncertainty Quantification for the Kinematic Approach to Compliant Mechanism Design
 
Reed, Kyle
Amount: $102,876
Co-PI:

Gait Enhancing Mobile Shoe for Rehabilitation
 
Volinsky, Alexei
Amount: $49,990
Co-PI:

International US-Germany Joint Study Of X-Ray Optics Thermomechanical Stability And Control
 

Carey,Stephanie

Amount: $15,000
Co-PI:

Upper Extremity Prostheses Testing
 

Crane,Nathan

Amount: $20,000
Co-PI:

Measuring the Force of Corrosion: A Novel Technique for Corrosion Studies in a Microfluidic Environment
Amount: $136,956
Co-PI:
Nolas, George
High Yield Self Assembly of Nanostructured Materials into Functional Thermoelectric Devices
 

Dekker,Don

Amount: $47,505
Co-PI:

A Synergistic Project to Develop Infrastructure to Test and Develop Innovative Rehabilitation Technologies
 

Dubey,Rajiv

Amount: $218,043
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $1,459,131
Co-PI:
Wright, Tennyson
Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $50,000
Co-PI:

Analysis, Evaluation and Modification of Vibrotactile Balance Prosthesis
Amount: $24,991
Co-PI:
Delaurentis,Kathryn
Sundarrao,Stephen
Capstone Design and Rehabilitation Engineering at the University of South Florida
Amount: $49,440
Co-PI:
Alqasemi,Redwan
Middle East Robotics Research Collaboration Planning
Amount: $315,454
Co-PI:
Alqasemi,Redwan
Service Contract for Academic and Scientific Collaboration
 

Durham,Delcie

Amount: $53,147
Co-PI:

SGER: Exploring Sustainable Engineering Design Metrics Through Cell Biology Analogy
 

Hess,Daniel

Amount: $27,784
Co-PI:

Lock Washer Tests
 

Kaw,Autar

Amount: $138,595
Co-PI:
Coovert,Sally
Yalcin, Ali
Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged
 

Kumar,Ashok

Amount: $123,586
Co-PI:

GOALI: Study of Reliability and Modeling for Process Optimization and Yield Improvements in Chemical Mechanical Planarization
Amount: $41,882
Co-PI:

Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR)
Amount: $206,090
Co-PI:
Reeves,Kingsley
Thomas,Sylvia
Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Targeted for Academic, Retention and Success (STARS) at the University of South Florida
Amount: $92,717
Co-PI:
Durham,Delcie
GOALI/Collaborative Research: Interface Engineered Diamond Coatings for Dry Machining NationalScience Foundation
Amount: $478,800
Co-PI:
Batzill,Matthias
Gupta,Vinay
Li, Xiao
Schlaf, Rudiger
MRI: Acquisition of an Ultrahigh Analytical Thermal Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope for Research and Education
Amount: $63,987
Co-PI:

Growth of the Metal Oxide Nanowires Using VLS Method
Amount: $49,942
Co-PI:

Spatially Resolved Swept Laser Spectroscopic System for Gold Nanoparticle Sensing
Amount: $100,000
Co-PI:

Nanowires Based Technologies for Biotoxin Detection
 

Lusk, Craig

Amount: $144,006
Co-PI:
Volinsky, Alexei
Uncertainty Quantification for the Kinematic Approach to Compliant Mechanism Design
 

Volinsky, Alexei

Amount: $49,990
Co-PI:

International US-Germany Joint Study of X-Ray Optics Thermomechanical Stability and Control
 

Wilkinson, Stuart

Amount: $100,000
Co-PI:

Comparative Testing of Radiography Manual Ultrasonic Testing and Advanced Ultrasonic Systems in Accordance with AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code
 

Carey, Stephanie

Amount: $15,000
Co-PI:
Dubey, Rajiv
Upper Limb Prosthesis and Amputee Tool Kit
 

Crane, Nathan

Amount: $20,000
Co-PI:

Measuring the Force of Corrosion: A Novel Technique for Corrosion Studies in a Microfluidic Environment
 

Dubey, Rajiv

Amount: $157,958
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $50,000
Co-PI:
Sundarrao, Stephen
Technology and Assessment of Drive-by-Wire Systems: Safe Driving Project-Quality of Life Technology Center
Amount: $1,459,131
Co-PI:
Wright, Tennyson
Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
 

Durham, Delcie

Amount: $46,827
Co-PI:

SGER: Exploring Sustainable Engineering Design Metrics Through Cell Biology Analogy
 

Kaw, Autar

Amount: $149,400
Co-PI:
Coovert, Sally
Hess, Melinda
Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged
Amount: $39,859
Co-PI:

Collaborative Research: Development of New Prototype Tools, and Adaptation and Implementation of Current Resources for a Course in Numerical Methods
 

Kumar, Ashok

Amount: $97,844
Co-PI:

GOALI: Study of Reliability and Modeling for Process Optimization and Yield Improvements in Chemical Mechanical Planarization
Amount: $40,494
Co-PI:

Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR)
Amount: $185,177
Co-PI:
Batson, Bernard
Reeves, Kingsley
Thomas, Sylvia
Engineering and Computer Science Scholars Targeted for Academic, Retention and Success (STARS) at the University of South Florida
 

Volinsky, Alexei

Amount: $66,460
Co-PI:

Experimental and Computational Investigation of Fracture Patterns in Thin Films and Multilayers
 

Wilkinson, Stuart

Amount: $10,000
Co-PI:

Developing and Instrumenting a Test Vehicle Mock-up
 

Dubey, Rajiv

Amount: $142,835
Co-PI:

Maximizing Manipulation Capabilities of Persons with Disabilities Using a Smart Wheelchair-Mounted Robotic System
Amount: $1,389,364
Co-PI:

Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology Program
Amount: $50,000
Co-PI:
Sundarrao, Stephen
Technology and Assessment of Drive-by-Wire Systems
 

Kaw, Autar

Amount: $212,194
Co-PI:
Coovert, Sally
Hess, Melinda
Holistic Numerical Methods: Unabridged
 

Kumar, Ashok

Amount: $39,160
Co-PI:

Center for Nanobiotechnology Research (CNBR)
Amount: $110,570
Co-PI:

GOALI: Study of Reliability and Modeling for Process Optimization and Yield Improvements in Chemical Mechanical Planarization
Amount: $95,810
Co-PI:
Bhansali, Shekhar
Weller, Thomas
NIRT: Synthesis and Applications of Nanocrystalline Diamond Films for MEMS/Biomedical Applications
Amount: $30,000
Co-PI:

Thin Film Diamond for Thermal Management of High Power Devices
 

Rahman, Muhammad

Amount: $7,739
Co-PI:
Katkoori, Srinivas
Modeling and Design of a MEMS Micropump
 

Volinsky, Alexei

Amount: $134,101
Co-PI:

Experimental and Computational Investigation of Fracture Patterns in Thin Films and Multilayers
 

 

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