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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

Zhixiong Shen

Tulane University-National Science Foundation

Continuous vs. Episodic Fluviodeltaic Sedimentation:  Implications for Carbon Sequestration and Coastal Restoration

$61,983

Craig Gilman

College of Charleston

Space Grant Campus Director

$3,500

Paul Gayes

SC Sea Grant Consortium

Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy Development:  Geo Mapping and Identification of Paleolandscapes and Historic Shipwrecks Offshore SC

$316,237

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 Dembiczak

SC Humanities Council

South Carolina History Day

$10,000

Robert Young

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Restoring Stranding Response Capacity

$77,737

Ryan Yoder

National Institutes of Health

Otolith-dependent Brain Functions in Mice

$110,701

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

Charles Sessions

South Carolina Attorney General

Law Enforcement Victims' Advocate

$73,242

Erin Hackett

Office of Naval Research

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

$263,847

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

$68,817

Eric Crawford

National Park Service

Preservation of the Sandy Island School

$104,798

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

Sharon Richter

SC Department of Education

Project CREATE

$119,199

Douglas Van Hoewyk

National Science Foundation

Reprogramming Cellular Processes in Proteasome-inhibited Plants

$184,601

Sathish Kumar

National Science Foundation

Computing and Geoscience in the Coastal Region

$324,783

Varavut Limpasuvan

National Science Foundation

Acquisition of a Computing Cluster for Atmospheric and Geophysical Research

$108,524

William Jones

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Los Alamos National Security Lab Agreement for Research

$127,602

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

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

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

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

Amy Tully

SC Arts Commission

SC Voices: Poetry and Prose

$3,000

Till Hanebuth

SC Department of Natural Resources

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

$40,000

Prashant Sansgiry

SC Department of Education

2018 AP Summer Institute for Teachers

$12,317

Till Hanebuth

SC Department of Natural Resources

Georgetown Deep Project

$20,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 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

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

Pamela Martin

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Georgetown RISE Youth Corps: Resilience, Innovation, Sustainability and Education

$5,000

Kimberly Hale

Institute for Humane Studies

Forum on Liberty and the American Founding (Reading Group)

$2,000

Kimberly Hale

Institute for Humane Studies

Forum on Liberty and the American Founding (Lecture)

$3,000

Michael Ruse

Wal-Mart Foundation

University Honors Student Senior Projects and Travel Mini Grants

$7,500

Douglas Van Hoewyk

Toomey Foundation for the Natural Sciences

Toomey Foundation Funding Travel to Turkey for Research

$5,500

Angela Dembiczak

Carolina Panthers Charities

South Carolina History Day

$5,000

Michael Cruise

Wal-Mart Foundation

LiveWell@CCU: A Campus Community Wellness Initiative

$10,500

Susan Libes

Winyah Rivers Foundation

CCU-Winyah Rivers Foundation Joint Position Contract 2017-2018

$16,300

Juliana Harding

Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation

Student STEM Skill Development Using Oyster Reefs

$7,256

Cathryn Wheaton

Savannah Presbytery M.  K. Pentecost Ecology Fund

The use of Geophysical, Geological, and Geochemical Methods to Investigate the Formation of Marine Hardbottoms off the Grand Strand, South Carolina

$1,000

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

Richard Peterson

Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (Gulf of Mexico Alliance)

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

$671,806

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENTLY FUNDED INTERNAL GRANT AWARDS:

Researcher

Sponsor

Project Title

Amount

Anne Ho

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Coastal Carolina University Math Teachers' Circle

$5,850

Jeffrey Jones

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Recording Project for: Songs of Travel - Vaughan Williams & Fowler

$1,451

Bomi Kang

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

CAP and NetMiner trainings for Revenue Management Class

$6,000

Cheng-Yuan Lee

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

eLearnReady 2.0: Faculty Readiness Assessment for Online Teaching

$3,420

Jason Ockert

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Completion of Short Stories for Publication

$3,999

Leslie Wallace

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Representations of Raptors and Falconry in Early and Medieval China

$4,098

Ronald Green

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Japan travel for "Key Issues in Asian Studies" booklet

$6,000

Sarah Arnold

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Proposal to Attend a Children's Literature Workshop at Shenandoah University and Complete a Teaching-Related Project

$1,986

Philip Whalen

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

French Vineyard Geography, Burgundian Terroir, and Cultural Heritage

$2,536

Daniel Abel

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Apex Predators of South Africa: A Request for Funds to Conduct Research, Observe Wildlife, Meet with Colleagues, and Gather Additional Resources for Two Proposed Books

$4,873

James Arendt

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Social Practice: Art & Direct Engagement for Social Change

$4,558

George Boneillo

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Curriculum Development of Two Marine Science courses: Sea Turtle Biology & Marine Plankton

$5,903

Drew Budner

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Development of Prussian Blue Modified Glucose Oxidase Impregnated Xerogel Glucose Biosensor

$6,000

Andrew Busch

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Reconsidering Neoliberalism: Entrepreneurial Government, Globalization, and the Rise of the Business Right, 1960-2000

$3,415

Megan Cevasco

John Hutchens

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Investigating the Genetic Structure of South Carolina Venus Flytrap Populations Using a RADseq approach

$4,047

Subhajit Chakraborty

Cara Scheuer

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Framework for Institutional Differences in Patient Care Quality

$6,000

Diane Fribance

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Increasing Interactivity in Physical Oceanography

$2,390

John Goodwin

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Study of the Reactions of Peroxynitro Cobalt Compounds as They Oxidize Sulfur-Containing Molecules: Preparing to Extend Our Research with Model Compounds to the Biochemistry of Vitamin B12

$3,000

George Hitt

Scott Carr

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

A Schlieren Imaging System for Optical Visualization of Gas Flows

$4,500

Suzanne Horn

Kristal Curry

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Creating Productive Socratic Seminars

$1,672

Andrew Incognito

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Interactive Online Textbook for Math 161 (Calculus II)

$6,000

Jakob Lauver

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Physiological and Perceptional Responses to Interval Endurance Exercise during Various Exercise Intensities and Durations of Blood Flow Restriction

$5,417

Richard Matthews

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Take Two Computer Networking Courses

$2,665

Kevin McWilliams

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

3D Printing of Molecular Models as Teaching Aids in the Chemistry Curriculum

$3,500

Matthew Murphy

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Comparative Animal Cognition Research in Leopard Geckos and Pigeons

$6,000

Scott Parker

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Immunohistochemical Detection of Tissue Hypoxia in Leopard Geckos Embryos

$6,000

Jeffrey Ranta

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Teal Nation Communications: Curriculum Development and Teaching Support of a Student-run Strategic Communications Agency- An Integrative Learning Opportunity

$4,000

Jeff Rich

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

The Watershed Project: The Mississippi River

$4,521

Bryan Wakefield

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Synthesis of Phidianidine Analogues for Biological Evaluation

$6,000

Fang Ju Lin

CCU Professional Enhancement Grants

Molecular Characterization of Genes Promoting Survival: Effect of Exercise on Alzheimer's Disease in the Fruit Fly Drosophila Model

$6,00

     

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