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CURRENTLY FUNDED RESEARCHERS  

Researcher Sponsor Title
Paul T Gayes Synoptic National Mesonet Program
George Wesley Hitt College of Charleston-
NASA
Space Grant Campus Director
Keith R Walters North Myrtle Beach Oyster Mitigation Monitoring Plan for Cherry Grove Canal Dredging Project
Garrett Elmo (Graduate Student) Slocum-Lunz Foundation Validation of age and back-calculation methods for juvenile Tarpon in SC estuaries
Susan J Bergeron,
Ron Green
ASIANET Experiencing Virtual Sacred Spaces: designing an immersive virtual exploration platform for the Shikoku Pilgrimage in Japan
Shaowu Bao National Science Foundation RUI: Traveling Planetary-Scale Waves during Major Stratospheric Sudden Warming
Zhixiong Shen National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: P2C2: Extreme Floods on the Lower Mississippi River in the Context of Late Holocene Climatic Variability
Carolyn Dillian,
Katie Clary
SC Humanities The Waccamaw Indian People: Past, Present, and Future
Vladislav Gulis National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Headwater Stream Networks in a Warming World: Predicting Heterotrophic Ecosystem Function Using Theory, Multi-scale Temperature Manipulations and Modeling
Shaowu Bao National Science Foundation RAPID: Collaborative Research: Sensing and Modeling Infrastructure for Storm Surge Monitoring and Forecasting in Coastal Zones
Richard Viso University of Rhode Island An Integrated Observational and Modeling Approach to Estimation of the Groundwater Contribution to the Water and Nutrient Budgets in Coastal Environments: Case Studies from Narragansett Bay and ...
Derek Crane SC Department of Natural Resources               Identification of environmental and biological factors limiting occurrence of the Sandhills Chub in South Carolina
Brandon Palmer SC Humanities SC National History Day
Christopher E Hill SC Department of Natural Resources Population dynamics of Loggerhead Shrikes in a commercial and urban landscape in coastal SC
Paul T Gayes Horry County and City of North Myrtle Beach Grand Strand Beach Nourishment Project 2020:  Lessons Learned…
Paul T Gayes Horry County Higher Education Commission Amplification of the Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies Observation-Modeling-Technology Initiatives in Support of University and Community Interests and Needs
Aneilya Barnes Horry County Higher Education Commission Prince Fellows Program
Siming Guo, Monica Gray, Roi Gurka, Wes Hitt, Xiangxiong Kong, Richard Murray Horry County Higher Education Commission CCU Dept. of Physics and Engineering Science Makerspace
Alli Crandell,
Scott Mann
Horry County Higher Education Commission Immersive Histories of Horry County Gullah Geechee Sites
Taylor Damonte Horry County Higher Education Commission Clay Brittain Jr. Center for Resort Tourism
Carolyn Dillian Horry County Higher Education Commission Archaeology and Anthropology
Alli Crandell Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Oral Histories of Gullah Geechee Communities in the Upper Lowcountry
Elizabeth Carter Walmart Livewell Program
Doug Van Hoewyk National Science Foundation RUI: reprogramming cellular processes in proteasome-inhibited plants
Daphne Holland US Dept of Education
Richland County School District #2
Midlands GEAR UP
Zhixiong Shen National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: Interactions between Incipient Continental Rifting, Fluvial Systems, and Regional Climate in Southern Africa: The Okavango-Makgadikgadi Complex, Botswana
Elizabeth Baltes National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipend  Portrait Statuary from the Athenia Agora Excavations
Jamia Thomas-Richmond SC Dept of Education SC-CREATE
Bryan Wakefield National Institutes of Health thru USC SC INBRE
Michael Roberts NIH thru University of Kentucky Research Foundation STTR:  Southeast Xlerator Network
Shaowu Bao National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Use Satellite Data to Evaluate the Connections Between the Radiation, Cumulus Convection, and Microphysics Parameterization Schemes and Their Scale Sensitivity for FV3-GFS
Varavut Limpasuvan National Science Foundation Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment
Robert F Young National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The South Carolina Marine Mammal Stranding Network: Stranding Response and Enhanced Diagnostic Testing
Robert Pellerin Office of the SC Attorney General Law Enforcement Victims' Advocate
Till Hanebuth Georgetown County  Feasibility Study - Developing a Strategy to Overcome Georgetown Harbor Silting- Ph. II
Pamela L Martin Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation Georgetown RISE UN Youth Corps 
Carissa A Medeiros Federal Emergency Management Agency Housing Indoor Warning/Mass Notification System
Zhixiong Shen National Science Foundation 2018 Hurricane Season RAPID Collaborative Research: Utilizing the Hurricane Michael Event Layer for Developing a Paleo-Tempestite Archive in Strandplain Swales, St. Vincent Island, Florida
Ariana Baker Partnership Among SC Academic Libraries (PASCAL) Leveraging Leganto: Promoting Ex Libris Reading Lists to CCU Faculty
Carissa A Medeiros Federal Emergency Management Agency Coastal Carolina University Facility Emergency Signage & Education Campaign
Rob Young National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Stranding Response and Diagnostic Testing for the SC Mammal Stranding Network
Carissa A Medeiros US Department of Education Emergency Assistance to Institutions of Higher Education
Derek Crane Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Quantifying Catch-and-Release Mortality and Determining its Effect on Southern Muskellunge
Monica Gray
Jennifer Mokos
Adriane Sheffield
EPSCoR SAN Program Broadening Participation in Engineering: A Research Experience for High School Students and Teachers Approach
Katie Maddox (Graduate Student) Georgia Ornithological Society Foraging Success and Nest Predation in Loggerhead Shrikes of Two Habitats in Northeastern South Carolina
Eric Crawford National Park Service Preservation of the Sandy Island School
Erin E Hackett Office of Naval Research Influence of Horizontal Inhomogeneity of Refractivity Vertical Profiles on Electromagnetic Measurements in Application to Refractivity Inversions
Eric Crawford National Historical Publications and Records Commission Gullah Geechee Digital Project
Russell Fielding Animal Welfare Institute Whaling in St. Vincents and the Grenadines: a Public Health Research Study Plan
Gary Schmidt US Dept of Education Building Collaborative Area Studies through an Interdisciplinary Language Resource Center (ILRC)
Rumiya Ableeva CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Developing a Computerized Dynamic Assessment of Language Proficiency: the case of listening comprehension and Russian morphology
Steven Bleicher CCU Professional Enhancement Grant The Harriet Tubman Byway
Stephen Borders CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Department of Health Sciences Student Consulting Center
Jennifer Boyle CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Digital Media Ecologies and Manuscript Studies: Documenting Practices of Open Educational Resources and Digital Cultural Memory Projects.
Drew Budner CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Determination of the chemical contribution of hemp to beer aroma.
Adam Chamberlain CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Lobbying in the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries:  A View from the States
Mary Kate Clary CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Human Remains in Museums: Research and Fieldwork for Manuscript
F. Eliza Glaze CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Medicine in the Making: Hippocrates and Galen at Monte Cassino and early Salerno
Monica Gray CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Broadening Participation in Engineering: A Research Experiences for Engineering Undergraduates Approach
George Wesley Hitt CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Separation and Sorting of Marine Microplastic Pollution with “MOV-YY Channel”: A (M)icrofluidic (O)peration and (V)isualization station with a (YY-Channel) Microfluidic Chip
Jakob Lauver CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Acute Physiological and Perceptional Responses to Unilateral versus Bilateral Walking with Blood Flow Restriction
Corey Lee,
Sherri Restauri
CCU Professional Enhancement Grant The development of Chinese version of eLearnReady and improvement of the existing survey to better meet a diverse group of users' needs, including expansion into a foreign market
Victoria Pickett CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Proximity: into smaller parts
Michael Jeffrey Rich CCU Professional Enhancement Grant The Watershed Project: Clean Drinking Water for Togo
Sara Rich CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Shipwreck Hauntography: Underwater Ruins and the Uncanny
Jamia Thomas-Richmond,
Joe Winslow,
Alex Fegely
CCU Professional Enhancement Grant TREAT (Training Educators in Assistive Technologies)
Benjamin Sota CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Theater, Puppetry, Dance, and Traditional Pedagogies: Interweaving Knowledge, Performance and Lifeways in Indonesian Communities of Bali Indonesia
Xinyi Tan CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Thinking Beyond the Migrant Text: Transcultural Tales by Contemporary Québécois Writers
Leslie Wallace CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Chinese Representations of Falconry
Ryan Yoder CCU Professional Enhancement Grant Assessment of adult brain damage following early hypoxia in leopard geckos
Derek Crane SC Department of Natural Resources Recruitment and growth of juvenile Atlantic and Shortnose sturgeons in the Waccamaw/Pee Dee River system
Robert Pellerin SC Department of Public Safety Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Program
Molly Takacs  Savannah Presbytery MK Pentecost Ecology Fund Abundance and growth of juvenile Atlantic and Shortnose sturgeons in the Winyah Bay System
Doug Van Hoewyk National Science Foundation EAGER: RUI: The Physiology and Nitrogen Assimilatory Pathway of Spanish Moss in Response to Increased Nitrogen
Angelos Hannides,
Rich Viso
Horry County, North Myrtle Beach and Briarcliffe Acres Water Level and Water Quality Monitoring in Whitepoint Swash
Angelos Hannides,
Rich Viso
Horry County Water Level and Water Quality Monitoring in Singleton Swash
Will Jones Los Alamos National Laboratory HPC Scheduler Resilience Research 
Derek Crane NC Wildlife Resource Commission Estimating population size and age distribution of Muskellunge in French Broad River
Will Ambrose National Science Foundation Research Networking Activities in Support of Sustained Coordinated Observation of Arctic Change

 

 

 

 

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