Grants Received

  • PI, Engineering Education Program, National Science Foundation, “Research to Inspire Students through Engineering (RISE) through Inquiry”, $450,000, 6/1/11 - 5/31/14.
  • Co-PI, New Hampshire Innovation Research Center, “Waste Heat Recovery in Investment Casting Process”, $120,000, 1/1/11 – 5/31/12. (Ihab Farag, UNH Chemical Engineering is the PI. My share is roughly half of the funding)
  • Co-PI, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division, National Science Foundation, “GOALI: Fundamental Studies and Modeling of Pulsed Tube Hydroforming”, $359,259, 9/1/10 – 8/31/13. (Yannis Korkolis, UNH Mechanical Engineering is the PI. My share is roughly a quarter of the funding.)
  • PI, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division, National Science Foundation, "GOALI: Characterization, Modeling, and Optimization of Magnetic Pulse Welding Processes", $349,564, 9/1/09 - 8/31/12.
  • PI, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division, National Science Foundation, "MRI: Acquisition of a Digital Imaging Correlation System to Advance Research, Training, and Education in Several Engineering Fields", $103,099, 7/1/08 - 6/30/11.
  • PI, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division, National Science Foundation, "GOALI: Exploitation of Experimentally Characterized Stress Based Failure Criterion to Advance Sheet Metal Forming", $348,062, 9/1/07 - 8/31/10.
  • PI, Civil, Mechanical, and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) Division, National Science Foundation, "CAREER: Development of Hyperplastic and Superplastic Microforming Processes and Related Educational Activities", $400,000, 3/1/07 - 2/28/12.
  • PI, Design, Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation (DMII) Division, National Science Foundation, "GOALI/Collaborative Research: Microforming Processes - Fundamental Studies and Developments", $180,887, 7/1/04 - 6/30/08. Co-PIs are colleagues from ALCOA and Northwestern University.
  • PI, Engineering Education Program, National Science Foundation, "Improving and Assessing the Spatial Ability of Engineering Students Using a CAD Integrated Physical Object Rotator". Edward O'Brien, Psychology Department, and Robert Champoux, Thompson School of Applied Science, were co-PIs on this grant and Chris Bauer, Chemistry Department, was a senior personnel. $303,111, 5/1/04 - 4/30/08.
  • PI, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), "An Innovative Approach to Fabricate and Functionalize Block Copolymer Templates", NSF, $202,526, 9/1/2005 - 8/31/2008. (To clarify, I received the $202,526 in funds based on a seed funding project from the CHN. While I was the PI for the seed funding grant, I was a Senior Personnel within the CHN for the NSF grant. The total budget for the CHN at UNH for the first 5 years was approximately $3.5M.)
  • PI, Vice President for Research Discretionary Fund Competition, University of New Hampshire, "Strain Path Control in Sheet Metal Forming", $8,640, 6/02 - 8/03.
  • PI, "Computer-Aided Engineering Curriculum Development and Implementation", Instructional Technology Faculty Grant Program, University of New Hampshire, $17,370, 1/04 - 5/06.
  • PI, Educational Research and Methods Division, American Society for Engineering Education, "Devising and Implementing a CAD Integrated Physical Model Rotator", $2,500, 5/1/03 - 4/30/04.
  • Senior Personnel, Division of Graduate Education, National Science Foundation, "Project PROBE - Partnership for Research Opportunities to Benefit Education", $1,919,030, 1/15/04 - 1/14/07. (To clarify, I received $9k of the total $1.9M budget which is listed.)