Recent Selected Research Awards

July 1, 2022 – September 30, 2022

Award Date Principal Investigator Department Award Title Sponsor Amount
9/15/22 Hongxin Hu Computer Science and Engineering Collaborative Research: SAI-R: Integrative Cyberinfrastructure for Enhancing and Accelerating Online Abuse Research National Science Foundation 375,000.00
9/15/22 Siwei Lyu Computer Science and Engineering NSF Convergence Accelerator Track F: Online Deception Awareness and Resilience Training (DART) National Science Foundation 5,000,000.00
9/1/22 Kenneth Joseph Computer Science and Engineering CAREER: Promoting Equal Opportunities through Measurement, Simulation, and Education National Science Foundation 574,710.00
9/1/22 Pinar Okumus Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Economical, high flexural strength concrete for crack-free precast concrete products Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute 40,000.00
9/1/22 Ryan St. Pierre Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering CRII: FRR: Latch-mediation as a Pathway for Control in Small, Fast Jumping Microrobots National Science Foundation 170,332.00
9/1/22 Corey Schimpf Engineering Education Supporting Secondary Students' Earth Science Knowledge and Engineering Design Skills with Mobile Design Studios National Science Foundation 2,972,067.00
9/1/22 Mark Ehrensberger Biomedical Engineering Electrical Stimulation for Infection Control and Enhanced Osseointegration US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity 724,658.00
9/1/22 Jiyeon Kang Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Collaborative Research: A holistic human-in-the-loop framework for optimizing a personalized prosthetic arm National Science Foundation 249,852.00
9/1/22 Yun Wu Biomedical Engineering Lung Cancer Early Detection and Immunotherapy Response Prediction and Monitoring with an Exo-PROS Liquid Biopsy Assay National Cancer Institute 3,120,671.00
9/1/22 Yinyin Ye Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering C19: Insights into biomolecular reactivity and structure for virus inactivation prediction National Science Foundation 299,989.00
9/1/22 Uttam Singisetti Electrical Engineering MRI: Acquisition of Magento-optical-high-frequency cryogen free probe station for research and education National Science Foundation 242,716.00
9/1/22 Olga Wodo Materials Design and Innovation Collaborative Research: Disciplinary Improvements: Creating a FAIROS Materials Research Coordination Network (MaRCN) in the Materials Research Data Alliance National Science Foundation 191,540.00
9/1/22 Rohini Srihari Computer Science and Engineering III: Small: Purposeful Conversational Agents based on Hierarchical Knowledge Graphs National Science Foundation 566,944.00
9/1/22 Changyou Chen Computer Science and Engineering RI: Small:Exploring Efficient Bayesian Model-Augmentation Techniques for Decomposible Contrastive Representation Learning National Science Foundation 415,709.00
9/1/22 John Crassidis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Resident Space Object Characterization by Fusing Polarized and Unpolarized Light Curves US Air Force Office of Scientific Research 484,580.00
9/1/22 John Atkinson Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Chemical Analysis of Leaching from Scrap Tire Derived Products US Tire Manufacturers Association 99,774.00
9/1/22 Shenqiang Ren Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Modular Design and Additive Manufacturing of Interlocking Superinsulation Panel from Bio-based Feedstock for Autonomous Construction Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy 110,281.00
8/22/22 Shenqiang Ren Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Thermal Conductive Polymer Materials Raytheon Technologies 50,000.00
8/5/22 Ruogang Zhao Biomedical Engineering Modeling pulmonary fibrosis progression caused by differential mechanical stretch National Heart Lung and Blood Institute 1,688,256.00
8/4/22 Blaine Pfeifer Chemical and Biological Engineering Liposomal Encapsulation Vaccine Design for Pneumococcal Disease in Aged Subjects National Institute on Aging 2,015,365.00
8/1/22 Jun Zhuang Industrial and Systems Engineering DDRIG in DRMS: Multi-target Technology Deployment and Information Disclosure in Attacker-defender Settings: Analyzing Game-theoretic Prescriptions and Human Decisions National Science Foundation 15,325.00
8/1/22 Jessica Swenson Engineering Education Research Initiation: Understanding Interactions Between Affect and Identity in First- and Second-Year Engineering Students Trinity University/National Science Foundation 83,294.00
8/1/22 Yun Wu Biomedical Engineering Exosomal Thomsen-Friedenreich glycoantigen as a new biomarker for lung cancer screening and early detection National Cancer Institute 431,992.00
8/1/22 Yun Wu Biomedical Engineering UB CAT: Development of novel therapeutic IpY for ER/PR+ HER2- breast cancer: Commercialization and in-house validation of the peptide drug substance Concarlo Holdings LLC 123,888.00
8/1/22 Ian Bradley Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering C19: Wastewater surveillance to support COVID-19 response and expand New York State health security Syracuse University 46,483.00
8/1/22 Jonathan Lovell Biomedical Engineering UB CAT: Assessing immunogenic neoepitopes with a peptide vaccine system POP Biotechnologies Incorporated 150,000.00
7/25/22 Jun Xia Biomedical Engineering Qualcomm and UB research contract on Medical Imaging and Sensor Technology (MIST) Qualcomm 990,000.00
7/15/22 David Kofke Chemical and Biological Engineering CDS&E: Rigorous formulas for industrial supercritical-fluid mixture properties via systematic evaluation of molecular virial coefficients, and methods to expand their application National Science Foundation 366,817.00
7/15/22 Marina Blanton Computer Science and Engineering SaTC: TTP: Small: Experimental Platform for Rapid Prototyping and Deployment of Secure Multi-Party Protocols National Science Foundation 599,982.00
7/15/22 Hongxin Hu Computer Science and Engineering NSF Convergence Accelerator Track G: PETS: Programmable Zero-Trust Security for Operating Through 5G Infrastructure Texas A M University/National Science Foundation 90,000.00
7/1/22 Baishakhi Mazumder Materials Design and Innovation CAREER: Atomic scale understanding of the doping incorporation and transport properties in ultrawide band gap semiconductors National Science Foundation 642,450.00
7/1/22 Jongmin Shim Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Collaborative Research: Bio-Inspired Impact-Resistant Phononic Sutural Gabions National Science Foundation 310,661.00
7/1/22  Jonathan Bird Electrical Engineering MOU: Plasmonic Transistors for Terahertz-Band Communication II VI Foundation 95,000.00
7/1/22 Uttam Singisetti Electrical Engineering Next Generation Ultrawide-Bandgap Electronics II VI Foundation 95,000.00
7/1/22 Lukasz Ziarek Computer Science and Engineering Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Integrated Verification of IoT and Real-time Communication Protocols National Science Foundation 571,846.00
7/1/22 Nirupam Aich Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering CAREER: 3D Printed Carbon-Metal Nanohybrid Aerogels for Highly Efficient Adsorptive/Catalytic Removal of PFASs National Science Foundation 500,000.00
7/1/22 Srirangaraj Setlur Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors Dangerous goods label detection pilot US Postal Service 150,184.00

April 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

Award Date Principal Investigator Department Award Title Sponsor Amount    
6/30/22 Jonathan Lovell Biomedical Engineering Enhancing Renal Cell Carcinoma Immunotherapy with Neoepitope Vaccination Strategies US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity 833,345    
6/15/22 Kemper Lewis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering I-Corps: An Intelligent Re-Design Recommender System for Additive and Hybrid Manufacturing National Science Foundation 50,000    
6/1/22 Javid Bayandor Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering BREEZE - Bioinspred Ray for Extreme Environments and Zonal Exploration NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 300,143    
6/1/22 Jian-Ping Zheng Electrical Engineering IZEA - Integrated Zero-Emission Aviation using a Robust Hybrid Architecture Florida State University (NASA Ames Research Center) 855,000    
5/15/22 David Kofke Chemical and Biological Engineering Software Module for the Calculation of Virial Coefficients of Non-rigid Macromolecules National Institute of Standards and Technology 41,981    
5/11/22  Debanjan Sarkar Biomedical Engineering Multifunctional Colloidal Gel for Dentin Formation National Inst of Biomedical Imaging and Bioenginee 154,683    
5/1/22 Matilde Sanchez-Pena Engineering Education Collaborative Research: Research: Stigma of mental health conditions in engineering and its relationship with help-seeking attitudes of undergraduates and early professionals National Science Foundation 258,054    
5/1/22 Ning Dai Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Tracing Lawn Care Chemicals in Urban Stormwater Cornell University (NYS Department of Environmental Conservation) 40,000    
4/20/22 Souma Chowdhury Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering SBIR: Integrated Flight control Design and Multidisciplinary Optimization Bechamo Limited Liability Corporation (NASA Shared Services Center) 119,368    
4/15/22 Shenqiang Ren Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Planning: Track 1 EFRI DCL: Living Biomineralization to Engineering Architected Ceramics National Science Foundation 100,000    
4/13/22 Thomas Thundat Chemical and Biological Engineering SUNY-SAMRI Collaborative Research: Real-time, nanomechanical opto-calorimetric, highly-selective chemical Sensors with parts-per-billion sensitivity for semiconductor industry Applied Materials/SUNY 100,000    
4/1/22  Jinhui Xu Computer Science and Engineering Modern Privacy-preserving Learning Algorithms for Biomedical Data King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 210,000    
4/1/22 Jonathan Lovell Biomedical Engineering Developing a Multivalent Subunit Particle Vaccine Against Tuberculosis National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease 1,392,562    

January 1, 2022 - March 31, 2022

Award Date Principal Investigator Department Award Title Sponsor Amount    
03/15/22 Karthik Dantu Computer Science and Engineering DURIP - Reasons: Resilient, Adaptive, Scalable, Autonomy in Networked Swarms US Air Force Office of Scientific Research 471,416    
03/01/22 Jung Hun Seo Materials Design and Innovation Development of single crystal diamond nanomembranes Fraunhofer USA 100,000    
03/01/22 Gang Wu Chemical and Biological Engineering Integrating Highly Durable Carbon Supports and Intermetallic PtCo Catalysts for Heavy-Duty Vehicle MEAs US Department of Energy 200,000    
02/25/22 Zhangyu Guan Electrical Engineering DEEPMission: Digital twin-Enabled nEtworking and Planning for Mission-Driven Autonomous UAV Systems US Air Force Research Laboratory 285,000    
02/15/22 Danial Faghihi Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering CAREER: Reliable Superinsulated Building Envelopes via Predictive Multiphysics Modeling National Science Foundation 595,593    
02/01/22 Minghui Zheng Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering NRI/Collaborative Research: Robotic Disassembly of High-Precision Electronic Devices National Science Foundation 564,913    
02/01/22 Sriram Neelamegham Chemical and Biological Engineering Systems Biology of Glycosylation National Heart Lung and Blood Institute 2,199,236    
02/01/22 Corey Schimpf Engineering Education Collaborative Research: Research: Assessing Empathic Formation in Engineering Design National Science Foundation 36,604    
02/01/22 James Chen Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Physics-based Machine Learning for Manufacturing High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composite US Navy Office of Naval Research 626,558    
02/01/22 John Crassidis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (SURI) Space Object Understanding and Reconnaissance of Complex Events (SOURCE) US Air Force Office of Scientific Research 3,000,000    
01/18/22 James Llinas Industrial and Systems Engineering STTR: DoD Phase I STTR 21.B, Topic No. N21B-T021, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-Based Autonomous Mission Planning for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Missions (CAMPAIGN) US Navy Naval Air Warfare Center 68,000    
01/14/22 Jung Hun Seo Materials Design and Innovation All Day Operational High Power 3D Piezoelectric Nano-Generators Facebook Incorporated 150,000    
01/11/22 Timothy Leyh Center for Industrial Effectiveness SPIR: GM Lockport 2022 Summer Career Experience General Motors Components Holding LLC 118,298    
01/03/22 Venugopal Govindaraju Center for Unified Biometrics and Sensors Recognition and Identification at Altitude and Range (BRIAR) Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) 31,136    
01/01/22 Jun Hwan Choi Electrical Engineering 3D structure metamaterial-based frequency scanning antenna/array operating in W-band NXP USA Incorporated 160,000    
01/01/22 Pinar Okumus Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Measurement of Post-Tensioning Tendon Force Using Optical Fiber Technology Federal Highway Administration 49,000    
01/01/22 John Crassidis Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Polarimetric Observer Light Analyzing Research (POLAR) Mission US Air Force Research Laboratory 219,999    
01/01/22 Ian Bradley Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering C19: Wastewater Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 and Variants of Concern in Erie County Erie County 48,288    
01/01/22 Ian Bradley Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Wastewater Monitoring of SARS-CoV-2 and Variants of Concern in New York State Syracuse University 50,000    
01/01/22 Paschalis Alexandridis Chemical and Biological Engineering Delamination as Key Enabler for the Recycling of Polymer-based Multilayer Packaging US Department of Energy 236,689    
01/01/22 Shenqiang Ren Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Hybrid Additive Manufacturing for Advanced Lethality US Army Research Laboratory 150,000