Grant Announcements

Rutgers researchers are making a meaningful difference in the world. Check back often for the latest announcement of faculty grants and awards. Please noteGrants can only be announced on this page once an award account has been established. 

Updated April 10, 2018

Michael Yedidia- research professor, Center for State Health Policy, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $2,950,306. The project, titled Examining Obesity Declines Among School Children: The Role of Changes in the Food and Physical Activity Environments, is being supported by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Learn more about Yedidia here.

Ki-Bum Lee- professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $600,000. The project, titled A Biodegradable Nanoscaffold for the Co-delivery of Patient Derived Neural Stem Cells and BET Inhibitor for Anti-inflammation and Synaptic Restoration post-SCI, is being supported by the New Jersey Commission on Spinal Cord Research. Learn more about Lee here.

Nathan Yee- professor, Department of Environmental Geomicrobiology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $50,000. The project, titled RAPID: Transformation of Elemental Mercury Dispersed by Flooding During Hurricane Harvey, is being supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Yee here.

Elena Galoppini- Distinguished professor, Department of Chemistry, Newark College of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award $555,000. The project, titled Bridge Design for Chromophores at Semiconductor Interfaces, is being supported by the United States Department of Energy. Learn more about Galoppini here.

Premal Shah- assistant professor, Department of Genetics, School of Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $1,905,110. The project, titled Dynamics and Evolution of Translational Regulation, is being supported by the National Institutes of Health. Learn more about Shah here.

Mark Miller- professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $439,059. The project, titled Connecting the Radiative Influences of Aerosol Upon the Mass Flux Profiles of Shallow Cumuli Across the Central Atlantic Ocean Basin and its Boundaries, is being supported by the United States Department of Energy. Learn more about Miller here.

To view Grant Announcements from previous issues, see Archive