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Academic Senate Awards and Research Grants

ACADEMIC SENATE AWARDS

2019-2020

Dr. Fred Spiess Award for Distinguished Service to the Academic Senate Kathleen Hull SSHA
Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award for a Senate Faculty Carrie Menke SNS
Distinguished Graduate Teaching/Mentorship Award Zulema Valdez SSHA
Distinguished Early Career Research Award Kirk Jensen SNS
Distinction in Research Award YangQuan Chen SOE
Distinguished Scholarly Public Service Award Mayya Tokman SNS
Excellence in Faculty Mentorship Award Arnold Kim SNS
Contributions to Diversity Award Dalia Magaña SSHA

Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching for a Non-Senate Faculty Award

Yolanda Pineda Vargas

SSHA

  

 

  (Past Recipients)


ACADEMIC SENATE FACULTY GRANTS


The Academic Senate offers grants to Senate faculty through its annual faculty grants program.  The grants program is managed by the Senate Commitee on Research.


2019-2020 recipients  (Past Recipients)

 

PI

Co-PI(s)

Project Title

School(s)

Amount Funded

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe

Teamrat A. Ghezzehei, Rebecca Ryals

Effects of deeply rooted plants on soil carbon dynamics and their

implications for the Earth’s climate system

SNS

$15,000

Camille Carvalho

-

Asymptotic methods for plasmonic problems

SNS

$5,000

Carolin Frank

Jason Sexton

Can microbes help plants respond to climate change?

SNS

$10,000

Katrina Hoyer

-

Autoimmune adverse events during checkpoint inhibition

SNS

$5,000

Dustin Kleckner

Shilpa Khatri

Droplet Cloud Interactions in Stratification Trapped Oil Plumes

SNS

$10,000

Mark Sistrom

-

Discovering bacteriophages and developing novel strategies to

combat multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections

SNS

$5,000

Tao Ye

-

Designer Assemblies of Magnetic Nanoparticles on DNA Origami

Templates

SNS

$5,000

Roberto C. Andresen Eguiluz

-

Tribocorrosion of metallic medical alloys

SOE

$5,000

Ahmed Arif

-

Reducing the Interaction Ambiguity of Smartphones

SOE

$5,000

Min Hwan Lee

-

Reactive Atomic Layer Deposition for High-Temperature Fuel Cell

Electrodes

SOE

$5,000

Kara McCloskey

Ajay Gopinathan, Suzanne Sindi

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Directing Vascular Morphogenesis

with Stem Cells

SOE, SNS

$15,000

Chih-Wen Ni

Wei-Chun Chin

Virus-free stable transgenesis

SOE

$10,000

Jeffrey V. Butler

-

Inequality in the Workplace and its effect on Pro-social and

Anti-social Behavior

SSHA

$5,000

Maria DePrano

-

Artisan Households and Material Culture in Renaissance

Florence

SSHA

$5,000

Rowena Gray

-

Moving on Up: Immigration and Native Occupational and

Intergenerational Mobility in the United States, 1900-1940

SSHA

$5,000

Nigel Hatton

-

Narrative Medicine and Incarceration

SSHA

$5,000

Andrew C. Johnston

-

The Effects of Undocumented Labor on Society: Evidence

from the E-Verify Program

SSHA

$5,000

David Kaminsky

-

Partner Dance and the Racial Imagination

SSHA

$5,000

Nicola Lercari

-

Acquisition of UAV-based LiDAR SLAM for Investigating

Paleo Environments

SSHA

$5,000

Holley Moyes

-

Chronology Building at the Site of Las Cuevas, Belize,

Central America

SSHA

$5,000

Kit Myers

-

Going back “home”: Adoptees share their experiences of

Hong Kong adoptee Gathering

SSHA

$5,000

Sholeh A. Quinn

-

Debating the Night Journey: Religious Polemic and Dialog

in 19th Century Iran

SSHA

$5,000

Ana Tur-Prats

-

The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War

SSHA

$5,000

Maria-Elena De Trinidad Young

Yehuda Sharim

Letters2Maybe: Immigrant testimonies/testimonios as an

interdisciplinary exploration bridging art and health

SSHA

$10,000

Matthew Zawadzki

Jennifer Howell, Deborah Wiebe

Health in the Valley Study

SSHA

$15,000