Aggie researchers brought in $35.9 million in sponsored funding for the first half of fiscal 2011. That figure represents an 11.5 percent increase over the $32.2 million received in the first half of 2010. The Excel file below lists all grants received from July 1, 2011, through December 31, 2010, sorted by type (new or supplement), PI, and amount.
The largest new grants received by researchers (as opposed to administrators):
- $999,452 to Yevgeniy Rastigeyev, Mathematics, from NSF, Center for Advanced Multi-Scale Computational Algorithms
- $540,000 to Abdollah Homaifar, Electgrical Engineering, from NSF, Collaborative Research: Mining Climate and Ecosystem Data
- $429,259 to Shanthi Iyer, Nanoengineering, from the Army Research Office, Oxide-Based Transistors for Flexible Displays
- $388,844 to Lijun Wang, Natural Resources & Environmental Design, from USDA, A Reactive Distillation Process for Upgrading Bio-Oil to Transportation Fuels and Bioplastics