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Recent Funding

Highlights of recent research funding announcements from public and private institutions:


Folkman

Title: Water Main Break Rates for the USA and Canada for 2017

Amount: $81,773

Duration: Feb. 1, 2017-May 31, 2018

Funding Agency: Uni-Bell PVC Pipe Association

Heng

Title: STTR: Short Wave Infrared Focal Plan Technology for Close-Range Active Mineralogy Mapping (SWIFT-CAMM) Phase II

Amount: $150,000

Duration: Oct. 24, 2016 - Sept. 28, 2018

Funding Agency: U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Heng

Title: Transient Reactor (TREAT) Experiments to Validate MBM Fuel Performance Simulations

Amount: $5,000,000

Duration: Oct. 1, 2016 - Sept. 30, 2020

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Pantic

Title: Energy Management System for Battery Powered Mobility Devices Based on Wireless Power Transfer

Amount: $599,077

Duration: Oct. 1, 2016 - Oct. 1, 2019

Funding Agency: U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

Smith

Title: CFD and System Code Benchmark Data for Plenum-to-Plenum Flow Under Natural, Mixed, and Forced Circulation Conditions

Amount: $799,539

Duration: Oct. 1, 2016 - Sept. 30, 2019

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Smith

Title: Collaborative Proposal: WF-2277 Earth Cube Building Blocks: GeoTrust: Improving Sharing and Reproductibility of Geoscience

Amount: $140,000

Duration: Sept. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2018

Funding Agency: U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Whitmore

Title: Evaluation of Additively-Manufactured, Consumable Structure Options for Small Spacecraft Propulsion Systems

Amount: $67,135

Duration: Aug. 29, 2016 - Aug. 28, 2018

Funding Agency: U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Stephen A. Whitmore

Title: Suborbital Flight Test of a Novel Arc-Ignition Green Propellant Thruster for Smallsats

Amount: $185,116

Duration: June 22, 2016 - June 21, 2018

Funding Agency: U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Stephen Whitmore

Title: Ignition & Flight Test Support for the Dream Chaser Engineering Test Article (ETA) Flight Program

Amount: $119,088

Duration: May 11, 2016 - May 10, 2021

Funding Agency: Sierra Nevada Corporation

Heng Ban

Title: Fuel Rod Behavior in Reactivity Initiated Accident

Amount: $100,000

Duration: April 21, 2015 - September 30, 2017

Funding Agency: U.S. Dept. of Energy - Idaho National Laboratory