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Research opens new pathways to interpret and understand our world. Coastal Carolina University nurtures a richly textured environment of creativity and discovery for our faculty, staff and students.

CURRENTLY FUNDED FEDERAL GRANT AWARDS:

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Paul Gayes

Synoptic

National Mesonet Program

$266,666

Roi Gurka

Binational Science Foundation (US-Irael)

Male Moth Preference in Relation to Female Quality and Cost of Flight

$66,158

Jenna Hill

National Science Foundation

Age Constraints on Subtropical Iceberg Scour Events

$79,404

Till Hanebuth

Joshua Long

Department of the Interior thru SC Department of Natural Resources

South Carolina BOEM Core Description and Integration Project 

$9,841

Erin Hackett

Office of Naval Research

Inversely Determining Atmospheric Refractivity Structure Using Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Models and Measurements

$263,847

Eric Crawford

National Park Service

Preservation of the Sandy Island School

$104,798

Shaowu Bao

SC Sea Grant Consortium

Impacts of Future Sea Level Rise on Flood Vulnerability

$9,000

Pamela Martin

National Estuarine Research Reserve System (NOAA)

From NECAP to GCAP: Transferring Climate Adaptation Knowledge and Tools from New England to Georgetown, SC 

$21,127

Louis Rubbo

College of Charleston (NASA) 

Assessing & Improving the Support for SC FIRST LEGO League Coaches

$8,000

Craig Gilman

College of Charleston

Space Grant Campus Director

$3,500

Sharon Richter

SC Department of Education

Project CREATE

$119,199

Michelle Barthet

South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence

Protein-protein Interactions of a Chloroplast Maturase and the Link to Nuclear Spliceosome Evolution

$9,957

Michael Pierce

South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence

SC IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence

$137,432

Bryan Wakefield

South Carolina IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence

Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Phidianidine Analogues

$71,968

Angela Dembiczek

SC Humanities

SC History Day

$10,000

Douglas Van Hoewyk

National Science Foundation

Reprogramming Cellular Processes in Proteasome-inhibited Plants

$184,601

Richard Peterson

National Science Foundation

Validation of a New Geochemical Approach to Constraining Deep Sea Porewater Residence Times and Advection Rates: Applications to Biogeochemical Cycling at Guaymas Basin

$82,579

Lisa Swanger

National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NOAA)

Grand Strand Cigarette Litter Reduction Project

$2,500

Ryan Yoder

National Institutes of Health

Otolith-dependent Brain Functions in Mice

$110,701

Sathish Kumar

National Science Foundation

Computing and Geoscience in the Coastal Region

$324,783

Rob Young

NOAA (Prescott Stranding Grant)

SC Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Stranding Response & Enhanced Diagnostic Testing

$96,650

Varavut Limpasuvan

National Science Foundation

Acquisition of a Computing Cluster for Atmospheric and Geophysical Research

$108,524

Shaowu Bao

NOAA and the National Weather Service

Use Satellite Data to Evaluate the Connections Between the Raidation, Cumulus Convection, and Microphysics Paramterization Schemes

$103,534

William Jones

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Security Lab Agreement for Research

$127,602

Till Hanebuth

Georgetown County and the City of Georgetown

Feasibility Study: Developing a Strategy to Overcome Georgetown Harbor Silting

$85,352

David Roper

South Carolina Office of the Attorney General

Law Enforcement Victim Advocate (VOCA funds)

$74,412

Zhixiong Shen

Till Hanebuth

 

National Science Foundation  Sediment and Contaminat Mobilization by Extreme Flooding Associated with Hurricane Florence $12,000
Zhixiong Shen

National Science Foundation

Using the Hurricane Michael Event Layer for Developing a Paleo-Tempestite Archive at Strandplain Swales, St. Vincent Island, Florida

$26,859

Carissa Medeiros

FEMA

Hazard Mitigation Grant Program- Outdoor Warning/Mass Notification System

$559,667

Varavut Limpasuvan

National Science Foundation

Traveling Planetary-Scale Waves during Major Stratospheric Sudden Warming

$354,895

Phillip Moore

SC Department of Public Safety

Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program

$3,622

Vladislav Gulis

National Science Foundation

Headwater Stream Networks in a Warming World: Predicting Heterotrophic Ecosystem Function Using Theory, Multi-scale Temperature Manipulations and Modeling

$311,780

Shaowu Bao  Paul Gayes     Len Pietrafesa 

National Science Foundation

RAPID:  Sensing and Modeling Infrastructure for Storm Surge Monitoring and Forecasting in Coastal Zones

 $99,395

Carissa Medeiros

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

CCU Emergency Facility Signage and Education Campaign

$235,327

Richard Peterson

National Science Foundation

Impact of the Amazon River Plume on Nitrogen Availability and Planktonic Food Web Dynamics in the Western Tropical North Atlantic

$189,860

Zhixiong Shen

National Science Foundation

P2C2: Extreme Floods on the Lower Mississipi River 

$49,704

Zhixiong Shen

National Science Foundation

Interactions between Incipient Continental Rifting, Fluvial Systems, and Regional Climate in Southern Africa: The Okavango-Makgadikgadi Complex, Botswana

$93,625

Paul Gayes

US Geological Survey

Cooperative and Collocated Science between the Coastal Carolina University and the United States Geological Survey

$6,540

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY FUNDED STATE GRANT AWARDS:  

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Till Hanebuth

SC Department of Natural Resources

Georgetown Deep Project

$20,000

Till Hanebuth

SC Department of Natural Resources

Geophysical Survey of the Santee Point Quadrangle, Georgetown County, SC

$40,000

Eric Crawford

SC Arts Commission

Conference Costs and Support of Performers' Fees

$3,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY FUNDED LOCAL GRANT AWARDS:

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Daniel Ennis

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Center for Anthropology and Archaeology

$30,000

Eldred Prince

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Waccamaw Center for Cultural & Historical Studies

$16,000

Gary Loftus

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Center for Economic & Community Development

$16,000

Paul Gayes

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine & Wetland Studies

$32,000

Susan Libes

Surfside Beach, Conway, Georgetown County  & Horry County

Waccamaw Watershed Academy Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring Program

$157,584

Susan Libes

Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Horry County & Georgetown County

Environmental Quality Lab Water Quality Monitoring

$79,501

Susan Libes

City of Conway, Georgetown County and Horry County

Environmental Quality Laboratory USGS Waccamaw River Gaging Station Monitoring

$87,866

Lisa Swanger

Myrtle Beach, Conway, North Myrtle Beach, Briarcliffe Acres, Horry County, Surfside Beach, Atlantic Beach & Georgetown County

Coastal Waccamaw Stormwater Education Consortium

$57,200

John Burroughs

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Horry County Archives Center

$80,000

Jeanne Cobb

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Horry County Literacy Center

$105,000

James Wiggins

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Center for Education and Community

$22,000

James Wiggins

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Mentoring & Civic Engagement

$62,000

Erin Burge

City of Conway & Horry County

Crabtree Canal- Microbial Source Tracking Study

$20,437

Till Hanebuth

Georgetown County and City of Georgetown

Feasibility Study: Developing a Strategy to Overcome Georgetown Harbor Silting

$85,353

Richard Peterson

Horry County

Water Level and Salinity Variability Drivers in Singleton Swash, Horry County, South Carolina

$51,634

Keith Walters

North Myrtle Beach

Oyster Mitigation Monitoring Plan for Cherry Grove Canal Dredging Project

$76,428

Susan Libes

City of Myrtle Beach

4th Avenue North Ocean Outfall Assessment

$370,378

Susan Libes

Horry County

Long Bay Hypoxia Monitoring Consortium: Apache Pier

$402,718

Susan Libes

North Myrtle Beach

Long Bay Hypoxia Monitoring Consortium: Cherry Grove Pier

$449,115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY FUNDED FOUNDATION/PRIVATE GRANT AWARDS: 

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Michael Ruse

Wal-Mart Foundation

University Honors Student Senior Projects and Travel Mini Grants

$7,500

Susan Libes

Winyah Rivers Foundation

CCU-Winyah Rivers Foundation Joint Position Contract 2017-2018

$16,300

Paul Gayes

Regents of the University of California

American Jobs Project

$5,000

Kimberly Hale

Drew Kurlowski

Institute for Humane Studies at George Masn University

The Scottish Enlightenment (Reading Group & Public Lecture-Fall Semester 2018)

$4,800

Amanda Brian

Reacting Consortium - Barnard College

Game Play for Student Engagement

$7,500

James Luken

Ecovest Capital

Establishment of Venus Fly Trap Populations on Ecovest Lands in Horry County, SC

$5,850

Robert Young

The Institute for Greatly Endangered Rare Species - Rare Species Fund

CCU Dolphin Research Program

$26,091

Pamela Martin

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

UN Youth Corps Summer Experience

$33,210

Mike Cruise

Walmart Foundation

LiveWell@CCU: A Campus Community Wellness Initiative

$6,000

Kathryn Greiner-Ferris

Savannah Presbytery M.K. Pentecost Ecology Fund

Population Structure of Common Bottlenose Dolphins in SC Estuarine System Stocks

$2,000

Reece Aponte

Savannah Presbytery M.K. Pentecost Ecology Fund

Use of a Multibeam Echosounder to Observe Subsurface Foraging Behaviors

$2,000

Richard Peterson

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (Gulf of Mexico Alliance)

Radium Isotope Release from Oil Degradation: Development of an “Oil Clock”

$671,806

Cheryl Morgan

ARC of the Midlands

Project Search

$8,000

Pamela Martin

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Georgetown RISE UN Youth Corps Internship Program $246,000

 

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