Grant Recipients

2015-2016 Research Grant Recipients

Principal Investigator Project Title School
Abel Chuang Simulation of a Solar-Powered Hydrogen Fuel Cell Energy System

SOE

Lilian Davila Designing and 3D-Printing Materials with Tailored Properties  Phase II

SOE

Sachin Goyal A Novel Perspective on Understanding the Biomechanical Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease with Implications to Diagnosis and Treatment Strategies SOE
Ventattraman Ayyaswamy Field Emission Assisted Microplasmas as Metamaterials for TeraHetz Waves

SOE

Vincent Tung Bio-mimetic Assembly of 3D Graphene from Bijels SOE
YangQuan Chen, Holley Moyes Cognitive Robotic Co-Archaeologist for Optimal 3D Recording in Belize

SOE,

SSHA

Carolin Frank, Mike Beman, Jason Sexton Do Fungal Endophytes Contribute to Water Stress Tolerance in Vernal Pool Plants?

SNS

Clarissa Nobile, Suzanne Sindi Discovery and Characterization of a Novel Bacterial Endosymbiont within the Human Fungal Pathogen Candida albicans SNS
Emily Moran Identifying the Genetic Basis of Drought Tolerance in Ponderosa Pine

SNS

Jessica Blois The Relationship Among Climate, Traits and Genetic Diversity in a Generalist Species: Identifying Early Indicators of Vulnerability SNS
Jing Xu Understanding the Effect of Chemotherapy Drugs on Intracellular Transport SNS
Katrina Hoyer Experimental and Mathematical Modeling of CD8 T Cell Dynamics in Autoimmune Disease SNS
Linda Hirst Active Materials and the Evolution of Structure in the Cell SNS
Mark Sistrom The Landscape Genetics of Antibiotic resistant Bacteria in the Waste Water of the Central Valley SNS
Ramendra Saha Histone Variant H2A.Z in Schizophrenia SNS
Rudy Ortiz Role of the Renin Angiotensin System in Nrf2 Mediated Redox Signaling and Mitochondrial Dsyfunction SNS
Steve Hart, Asmeret Asefaw Berhe Climatic Controls on the Biogeochemical Cycling of Phosphorus in the Critical Zone SNS
Alexander Theodoridis, Stephen Nicholson Party Identity, Brands and Candidates in the Midst of Electoral Tumult SSHA
Alexandra Main Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting: A Multi-Generational Studey SSHA
Brad LeVeck Coordination Games, Cognitive Dissonance, and Partisan Beliefs SSHA
Carolyn Jennings Academic Placement Data and Analysis for Professional Philosophers SSHA
David Torres-Rouff From Static Snapshot to Dynamic Narrative: Digitizing the Censuses of Merced and Los Angeles, CA, 1850-1900 SSHA
Greg Wright Information and Exporting  an Experimental Approach SSHA
Haifeng Huang The Pathology of Propaganda SSHA
Jitske Tiemensma It's Complicated: the Physiological Underpinnings of Facebook SSHA
Kathleen Hull Analysis of Artifacts from Native Communal Mourning Features of the Greater Los Angeles Area SSHA
Matthew Zawadski Why Are You Smoking Now? Examining How Smoking Expectancies Vary at the Person, Day and Momentary Levels and What Predicts that Variance SSHA
Rowena Gray Immigration and Crime: What Can be Learned from Historical Inflows? SSHA
Sidra Goldman-Mellor Syndromic Surveillance of Violence-Related Injury in Fresno SSHA