Current Research Support (Principal Investigator): (*Direct Costs)
National Science Foundation: Analytical and Surface Chemistry $515,000 1 July 06 - 30 June 09 “Polymer Surface Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity of Surface Segments and Oligomeric Chain Distributions From Model Systems to Novel Polymer Materials” Awarded two year Extension for Special Creativity, 2009-2011, $360,000.
Supplemental Request for Research Experiences for Teachers Award and associated environmental education support for K-12 efforts as described by the NSF Working Group for Environmental Research and Education "venture fund" for Innovation in Environmental Science and Engineering Education (EdEn). Supplement to Polymer Surface Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity of Surface Segments and Oligomeric Chain Distributions from Model Systems to Novel Polymer Materials," National Science Foundation Chemistry Division, PI: J.A. Gardella, Jr., 07/1/08 - 8/31/09, $40,524.
"Burn Fluid Analysis as a Prognosticator of Aberrant Wound Repair and Keloid Formation", US Army Research Office, Department of Defense, Daemen College PI: Laura Edsburg, Roswell Park PI: W.L.Hicks, Jr., UB PI: J. A. Gardella, Jr., CoPIs: R. Hard, F. V. Bright, B. Koc, A. N. Cartwright, 8/01/08-7/31/09, $875,000, UB Portion, $267,000.
National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) “MRI: Acquisition of a Dual Beam Electron Beam/Focused Ion Beam System for Research and Education”, National Science Foundation, PI: G.L. Strasser, Co-PIs: J. A. Gardella, Jr., M. Swihart, Y.K. Yoon. 9/1/2009-8/31/2010, $1,096,411.
"Realizing UB's Readiness, Innovation and Commitment to STEM Student Support: rUBrics" National Science Foundation S-STEM, PI: J. A. Gardella, Jr., CoPIs: B. D. McCombe, H. Stenger, H. J. Durand, W. G. Wild, Jr., 2/1/09-1/31/13, $600,000
National Institutes of Health NI Dental and Craniofacial Research $ 625,000 7/1/04 – 5/30/09
Evaluation of antifungal activity of human salivary mucin (MUC7)-derived peptide(s) in vitro and in vivo” PI: Libuse A. Bobek, UB Oral Biology
John R. Oishei Foundation, Education Program, 11/01/06 – 12/31/09, $541,800
“Interdisciplinary Science Research-Based Curricular Innovations for Middle and High School Science and Teacher Professional Development” A Math Science Partnership with the Buffalo Public Schools, CoPIs: A.N. Cartwright, X. Liu, H. Luo, S. Singh.
First Niagara Bank Foundation, Mentoring Program, 3/1/07- 2/28/09, 24,000
“Mentoring for Buffalo Public Schools/UB Interdisciplinary Science Outreach Program”
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Previous Research Support (Principal Investigator, last ten years):
National Science Foundation Division of Chemistry: Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) $905,196 1 October 2006 - 30 September 2007 “Acquisition of an Imaging Time of Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometer” Co-PIs: H. Luo, Physics, A. Cartwright, Electrical Engineering, M. T. Swihart, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, F. V. Bright, Chemistry
National Science Foundation, Chemistry Division $375,000 7/1/03-7/31/07
"Polymer Surface Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity of Surface Segments and Oligomeric Chain Distributions From Model Systems to Novel Polymer Materials
National Institutes of Health Short Programs for Interdisciplinary Research Training
$641,555 1 October 04 - 30 September 07.
Summer Research Institute in Biomedical Materials Science & Engineering
Co-PI’s: F. V. Bright, R. Hard, W.L. Hicks, Jr.
National Science Foundation Division of Human Resource Development: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) $10,000 1 January 06 – 30 July 2007.
Individual PAESMEM Nomination of Joseph A. Gardella, Jr.: Cross-disciplinary mentoring at all career stages to increase representation of women and minorities in science
Co-PI: F. V. Bright, nominator.
UB ESI Environmental Management Alternatives Program $22,000 6/1/03-12/31/07
Comparative Autoimmune and Respiratory Prevalence Study in Bellevue: Collaboration between NYS DOH, Cheektowaga Citizens Coalition & UB ESI
Co-PI: John S. Vena, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, UB.
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation $223,100 with $312,700 UB match, 10/1/01-6/30/07
"Professional Masters Degree Programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York"
PI: E. Bruce Pitman, Associate Vice Provost for Educational Technology
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation $150,000 with $150,000 UB match 6/1/00-12/30/05.
"Community Linked Interdisciplinary Research for Increased Undergraduate Research Opportunities"
Co-PI: Maureen Jameson, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, UB.
National Science Foundation, Chemistry Division $324,000 7/15/00-12/30/03.
"Polymer Surface Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity of Polymer Monolayers, Surface Segments and Oligomeric Chain Distributions"
Facilitation Award for Tammy Milillo: Disabled Scientists $18,000 supplement to NSF award above.
UB VP for Research Interdisciplinary Research and Creative Activities Fund: $10,000. March 1, 2004 to February 28, 2005.
Development of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant Application from the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
Co-PI's: A. Bisantz, H. Lorraine Oak, A. Soom, R. Allen-King.
Council of Graduate Schools Ford Foundation: Professional Social Science and Humanities Masters Planning Grants $15,000 1/1/04-9/30/04.
Support for a Needs Assessment and Planning for Professional Social Science and Humanities Master's (PSSHM) Degree Programs at the State University of New York at Buffalo co-PI’s: D. Munroe Eagles, E. Bruce Pitman, M. Jameson.
UB ESI Environmental Science Interdisciplinary Research Program $10,140 6/1/03-12/31/03 Application of Analytical Surface Science Methods for the Assessment of Fouling in Membrane Filtration in Drinking Water
Co-PI: John E. vanBenschoten, Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, UB.
Lewiston Porter Schools, Lewiston, NY $50,000 3/1/03-6/30/04 Lewiston Porter School Campus Environmental Contamination Studies, Geographic Information Systems and Public Participation
Kenmore Tonawanda Union Free Schools, Kenmore, NY $20,000 5/1/03-6/30/04
Soils and Air Investigation of Holmes School Campus
UB VP for Research Interdisciplinary Research and Creative Activities Fund $35,000
November 1, 2003 to October 31, 2004. “Evaluation of antifungal activity of human salivary mucin (MUC7)-derived peptide(s) in vitro and in vivo
Co-PI's: Libuse A. Bobek, UB Oral Biology
Brown University Subcontract; National Institutes of Health $60,000 6/1/99-5/31/04
"Adhesive Microspheres Treating Bowel Diseases"
PI: at Brown University, Professor Edith Mathiowitz, Division of Biology and Medicine
National Science Foundation Chemistry Division $295,000 8/1/97-5/31/00
"Polymer Surface Chemistry: Structure and Reactivity of Surface Segments and Oligomeric
NSF Polymers Program, Division of Materials Research $255,000 8/1/93 - 12/31/96
"Ion Beam and Surface Analytical Studies of Macromolecular Interfaces"
Office of Naval Research Chemistry Division $784,000 12/1/92 - 10/30/01
Molecular Interactions at Marine Interfaces Initiative:
"Surface Chemistry of Non-Fouling (Minimally Adhesive) Coating Polymeric Materials"
Integument Technologies, Inc. $53,000 1/1/96-2/28/00
"Fundamental Studies of Plasma Surface Modification Into Porous Fluoropolymeric Membrane Materials: Optimization and Surface Chemical Analysis"
SUNY Buffalo Pilot Research Program $30,000 6/1/00-5/31/02
"Synthesis and Characterization of a Synthetic Bioengineered Replacement Basement Membrane for the Large Conducting Airway (Trachea). Polymer Materials Chemistry, Protein Structure and Function, Cell and Tissue Growth and Dynamics and Evaluation in Complex In-vitro Models"
Co-PI's: F. V. Bright, Chemistry, R. Hard, Anatomy, W. Hicks, Roswell Park Cancer Inst.
UNPEPP: Department of Energy and National Parks Service, through James Madison University $19,900 6/1/00-7/1/01
"Environmental and Energy Audit of Yosemite National Parks”
Co-PI: S. Bruce Kohrn, SBK Environmental Research
Center for Biotechnology, SUNY Stony Brook $50,000 7/1/96-6/30/98
"High Surface Area Fluoropolymeric Support Materials for Biotechnological Applications"
Multidisciplinary Pilot Project Program: Vice President for Research, SUNY Buffalo
$18,251 6/1/97-5/50/98 " Tiber Valley Archaeological Project"
Co-PI: J. Theodore Peña, Department of Classics
Center for Biotechnology, SUNY Stony Brook $25,000 6/1/98-6/30/99
"Quantitative Polymer Lifecycle Analysis by Multiple Methods of Mass Spectrometry" (with T.D. Wood and Bausch and Lomb, Inc.)
Environment and Society Institute Environmental Management Alternatives Program EMAP, SUNY Buffalo $19,000, 4/30/98-8/30/99 "Integrating Public Service and Environmental Education: Improved Access to Chemical Analysis Facilities at UB for Seneca Babcock Community Center"
Bausch and Lomb, Inc. "Fellowship for Wen Yan Yan", 7/5/97-1/7/98, $13,000.
Vice President for Public Service and Urban Affairs, SUNY Buffalo $10,000 1/30/97-8/30/97 "Integrating Public Service and Environmental Education: Improving Internship/Team Based Field Studies in Cooperative Programs with the City of Buffalo, Buffalo Public School Districts and Community Groups through Improved Access to Chemical Analysis Facilities"
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Previous Program Support
National Science Foundation IUCRC Program Engineering Directorate $380,000 9/1/88 - 8/31/93 "Industry/University Cooperative Research Center in Biological Surface Science (IUCB)", R. E. Baier, Co-PI.
NSF-IUCRC Support by Industry and Government Agencies for Membership in NSF IUCRC for Biological Surface Science. 8 - 10 Member Industries “ $40,000/ year. Members: Office of Naval Research, American Cyanamid, Gibco (Life Technologies), Proctor and Gamble, Becton Dickinson, Bausch and Lomb, Nobelpharma. Also funded by NYSSTF - CAT HIDI. R. E. Baier Co-PI. Active 1988-1992.
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