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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

Eric Crawford

SC Sea Grant Consortium

Premium Sponsorship of the First Annual International Gullah Geechee African Diaspora Conference

$1,000

Louis Rubbo

College of Charleston (NASA) 

Assessing & Improving the Support for SC FIRST LEGO League Coaches

$8,000

Till Hanebuth

Joshua Long

Department of the Interior thru SC Department of Natural Resources

South Carolina BOEM Core Description and Integration Project 

$9,841

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

Roi Gurka

Binational Science Foundation (US-Israel)

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

$66,158

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

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 Radiation, Cumulus Convection, and Microphysics Parameterization Schemes

$103,534

Michael Roberts

National Institutes of Health thru XLerateHealth, LLC

Southeast XLerator Network

$14,100

Carolyn Dillian

Katie Clary

SC Humanities

Museum Programming for the Visually Impaired in South Carolina

$2,000

Paul Gayes

Synoptic

National Mesonet Program

$266,666

William Jones

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Security Lab Agreement for Research

$127,602

David Roper

South Carolina Office of the Attorney General

Law Enforcement Victim Advocate (VOCA funds)

$74,412

Jenna Hill

National Science Foundation

Age Constraints on Subtropical Iceberg Scour Events

$79,404

Zhixiong Shen

Till Hanebuth

 

National Science Foundation  Sediment and Contaminant 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

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

Phase II- Impacts of Future Sea Level Rise on the Flood Vulnerability of SC and the Function of Stormwater Mgt Ponds

$23,159

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

Richard Peterson

Rich Viso

EPA through the University of Rhode Island

An Integrated Observational and Modeling Approach to Estimation of Groundwater Contribution to the Water and Nutrient Budgets in Coastal Environments: Case Studies-Narragansett Bay and Southern Rhode Island Coastal Lagoons

$111,628

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 Mississippi 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

Richard Peterson and Rich Viso

National Science Foundation thru the University of Georgia

Long-Term Ecological Research Program- Georgia Ecosystems IV

$158,286

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Christopher Hill

SC Department of Natural Resources

Reproduction and Survival in a Population of Loggerhead Shrikes in a Commercial and Urban Landscape in Coastal SC

$18,687

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY FUNDED LOCAL GRANT AWARDS:

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Daniel Ennis

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Center for Anthropology and Archaeology

$15,000

Eldred Prince

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Waccamaw Center for Cultural & Historical Studies

$8,000

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

$16,000

John Burroughs

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Horry County Archives Center

$40,000

Jeanne Cobb

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Horry County Literacy Center

$25,000

James Wiggins

Horry County Higher Education Commission

Mentoring & Civic Engagement

$15,500

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Amanda Brian

Reacting Consortium - Barnard College

Game Play for Student Engagement

$7,500

Kimberly Hale

Drew Kurlowski

Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University

Forum on Liberty (Reading Group & Public Lecture-  Spring Semester 2019)

$4,500

Kimberly Hale

Drew Kurlowski

Institute for Humane Studies at George Mason University  American Constitutionalism (Discussion Colloquium) 

$8,000

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

James Luken

Ecovest Capital

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

$5,850

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

Susan Bergeron 

Ronald Green

ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Student-Faculty Fellows Program

Experiencing Virtual Sacred Spaces: Designing an Immersive Virtual Exploration Platform

$45,956

Pamela Martin

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Georgetown RISE UN Youth Corps Programs $246,000

 CURRENTLY FUNDED INTERNAL GRANT AWARDS:

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Elizabeth Baltes

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Portrait Statuary from the Athenian Agora Excavation- Preliminary Fieldwork for Publication

$3,942

Michelle Barthet-Parker

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Uncovering the Intron Excision Activity of the Chloroplast MatK Maturase

 $5,904

Derek Crane

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Identification of Environmental and Biological Factors Limiting Occurrence of the Sandhills Chub

$6,000

Suheir Daoud

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Jewish and Yet Democratic: Israel Nation-State Law and the Future of the Palestinian Minorities in Israel

$4,500
Mariam Dekanozishvili

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Towards Common European Renewable Energy Policy  $2,370
F. Eliza Glaze

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

"The Origins of the 'Articella' and the Medical School of Salerno"  $6,000

Justin Guilkey Christine Rockey

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Effect of exercise intervention on physical fitness and health in children with severe behavioral and emotional problems: A pilot study  $5,885
Roi Gurka

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Scalar transport in a turbulent flow: contamination from a point source in oceanic flows $5,853
Erin Hackett

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant

Water exchange between an overlying water column and sandy seabed $5,222

Angelos Hannides

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Between the grains: a closer look at sand habitat biogeochemistry $5,668

William Hills

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Comparison of health-, social-, and medical-service delivery systems for older adults in Poland and the United States: Exchange of best practices for issues of aging $4,138

Kelly Johnson

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Telemedicine to reduce cardiovascular disease risk: A TEAM Randomized Clinical Trial $6,000

Sathish Kumar

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Assessing and Managing Identity Disclosure Risk Dynamics in the context of Big Data $1,813

  Brian Lee      Gabriela Alvarado

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant The Pel/sagA small regulatory RNA interactions that guide the endoribonuclease activity of conserved virulence factor A during invasive streptococcal infections $4,000

Cory Nance

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Attend Cyber Security Conference and Training $2,100

Shari Orisich

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Daughters of the Revolution Speak: Girls and Girlhood in Cuba, 1952-1970 $4,515

Paul Richardson

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant THE SILENT THREAT: Development of a viral monitoring program in Horry county for the detection of arboviruses in mosquitoes $5,214

Jessica Richardson

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Professionalizing the Manuscript: Book Editing, Representation, Querying, and Submissions $4,150

Marlena Ryba

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Improving Psychosocial Care for Cancer Patients: A Study of the Delivery and Efficacy of an Online Psychosocial Intervention $5,989

Gary Schmidt

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Queer Voices from German-speaking Europe Translation Project $4,330

Gwendolyn Schwinke

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Voiceover Training $3,763

Adriane Sheffield

Dianne Mark

Tiffany Hollis

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant A Stronger Foundation- Deepening the Foundational Courses in Education $5,960

Zhixiong Shen

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Testing Oxygen Isotope of Lacustrine Diatom as a Proxy of Hurricane Activity $5,656

Jonathan Trerise

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Increasing offerings in Applied Ethics and employing a new pedagogical method $3,500

Doug Van Hoewyk

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Charactering the physiology of Spanish moss in response to increased nitrogen: will climate change alter regional landscapes $3,300

Min Ye

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Is China Indeed a Great Power? Empirical Analysis of China's Foreign Policy in Post-Cold War World $3,900

Ryan Yoder

 

CCU Professional Enhancement Grant The organization of exploratory movements in reptiles $6,000

 

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 

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