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Grant Recipients Recognized


Posted 10/24/2005
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Category: Campus Announcements
University of Hartford faculty and staff earned $5.78 million in grants in 2004-05, topping the previous year's total by more than $1.75 million.

The recipients of those grants were recognized on Oct. 19 at a reception at Russell House, the president's home. The reception was sponsored by the Office of the President, the Office of the Provost, and the Office of Institutional Partnerships and Sponsored Research. Support for the event was also provided by Morton Handel, a university regent, and Irma Handel.

All together, a total of 64 grants were awarded to 35 recipients in 2004-05. Following is a list of the recipients, the grants they received, and the funding organizations.


College of Arts and Sciences

Christopher Anderson, Leslie Lindenauer, and James Highland
Reacting to the Past: A Pedagogic Conference
Hartford Consortium for Higher Education - $2,500

Michael Anderson
Machine Ethics
National Science Foundation - $99,861
Travel Grant
Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (sub-award) - $500
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Tim Black
Child Abuse Prevention Initiative Evaluation
Connecticut Children's Trust Fund - $63,784

Joanna Borucinska
Molecular Study of Cancer in Sharks
Connecticut Sea Grant - $4,750

Albert DiChiara
Hartford Police Department Weed-N-Seed
Hartford Police Department - $2,700
Hartford Public Schools Professional Services Contract
Hartford Board of Education - $14,000

Laura Pence
Magnetic Studies
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund - $50,000

Carolyn Rosiene
Research Extension
Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (sub-award) - $5,000
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


Barney School of Business

Business Scholarships
Starr Foundation - $200,000

Carl Smith
McGowan Scholarship
William G. McGowan Charitable Fund - $18,000


College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions

Karen Breda
Project Horizon
Department of Social Services - $14,489
Charles Nelson Robinson Foundation - $3,500

Mary Christensen
College Highway Initiative
Hartford Courant Foundation - $10,000

Educational Main Street
Barnes Foundation - $20,000
Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation - $1,000
Ensworth Foundation (Bank of America Trustee) - $6,500
Greater Hartford Jaycees Foundation - $22,080
Long Foundation (Fleet Bank Trustee) - $3,000

EMS Literary Magazine
Knox Foundation - $2,000

Regina Miller
Soundbridge/ENHP Teaching Partnership
Oberkotter Foundation - $64,500

Renee Provost
Connecticut Geriatric Education Initiatives
Rhode Island Geriatric Education Center - $40,000


College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture

Ronald Adrezin
Measurement of Shoulder/Suit Clearances
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) (sub-award)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - $10,000

Hisham Alnajjar
Embedded Digital Signal Processor
MedScanSonics - $8,000

Subhash Chandra
Million Solar Roofs Initiative
Connecticut Clean Energy Fund - $10,000
U.S. Department of Energy - $10,000

Tom Eppes and Peter Schuyler
LabVIEW Support for Distance Laboratories
National Instruments, Inc. - $16,000

Thomas Filburn
CFD Analysis and Flow Visualization/Study of Ventilation Flow
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) (sub-award)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - $10,000

Sorbent Preparation 2005
U.S. Department of Energy - $16,000

Jonathan Hill
Faculty Research Grant
Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (sub-award) - $15,000
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Ivana Milanovic
Travel Grant
Connecticut Space Grant Consortium (sub-award) - $500
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Chittaranjan Sahay
Connecticut Space Grant Consortium
Connecticut State Office of Workforce Competitiveness - $50,000

Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - $315,335

Jacobs Vehicle Systems (extension)
Jacobs Vehicle - $23,200
Jacobs Vehicle Systems (extension)
Jacobs Vehicle - $19,570

R & D Dynamics (extension)
R & D Dynamics - $6,000

Space Grant Augmentation
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) - $87,500

Devdas Shetty
Laser Applications
Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology - $1,036,285


The Hartt School

Kathleen Goodrich
String Project
American String Teachers Association -- $5,000
American String Teachers Association -- $5,000

Michael Yaffe
Chamber Music Players
ACMP Foundation - $2,000
ACMP Foundation - $6,000


University of Hartford

Tom Andrea
Hartford Scholars
Citigroup Foundation - $24,000
Mohegan Sun - $500
Northeast Utilities - $10,000

Marcy Cain and Tom Andrea
Hartford Scholars
United Technologies Corporation/Otis Division - $65,000

Gail Champlin
After-School Computer Academy
Capital Workforce Partners - $41,800

Charter Oak State College
State of Connecticut - $2,750

Connecticut Charts-A-Course
State of Connecticut/Wheeler Clinic - $56,777

Entrepreneurial Center
Banknorth Foundation - $4,000
Bank of America - $20,000
City of Hartford - $50,000
Community Development Block Grant - Bridgeport - $25,000
Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development - $142,500

Project CRECER
Aetna Foundation - $5,000
Capital Workforce Partners - $61,411
Hartford Courant Foundation - $1,725

Women's Business Center
Small Business Administration - $81,000

Rosalyn Dischiavo
Project OASIS
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - $1,106,413

Shelly Hartnett
Rehabilitation Training
U.S. Department of Education - $499,957

Eleta Jones
Career Development Program
United Technologies Corporation - $17,000

Career Counseling Center
Aurora Women & Girls Foundation - $1,500
Charles Nelson Robinson Foundation - $3,000

James Keener
Home Field Advantage
Kresge Foundation - $700,000

Mary Norris
Health Services Grant
Consolidated Health Plans - $2,000

Irwin Nussbaum
MUSIC for a CHANGE Concert Series
Lincoln Financial - $48,500


Capital Projects

Integrated Science, Engineering, and Technology (ISET) Complex
Hoffman Foundation - $100,000
United Technologies Corporation/Otis Division - $250,000

Performing Arts Center
Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation - $100,000
U.S. Department of Education - $99,200