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 November 14, 2017

Shishir Chundawat - assistant professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, School of Engineering, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $300,000. The project, titled SusChem: Designer Glycoligands for Enabling Targeted Multimodal Protein Bioseparations, is being supported by the National Science Foundation CBET. Learn more about Chundawat here.

Silke Severmann - associate professor, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences- New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $521,801. The project, titled Investigation of Paired Uranium and Chromium Isotope Behavior During Authigenic Metal Uptake into Continental Margin Sediments, is being supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Severmann here.

Nicholi Vorsa - research professor, Department of Plant Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences- New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $456,727. The project, titled Targeting Cranberry Fruit Chemistry to Develop Cultivars with Novel Phytochemical Profiles for Healthier Reduced Added Sugar Products, is being supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Learn more about Vorsa here.

Tracy Tran - associate professor, Department of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences- Newark, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $674,894. The project, titled Plexin- A4 Signaling Regulates Diverse Cellular Morphologies in the Developing Nervous System, is being supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Tran here.

Mark Miller - research professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences- New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $37,500. The project, titled Operation of the Photochemical Assessment Monitoring (PAM) Site, is being supported by the PA- Department of Environmental Protection. Learn more about Miller here.

Aaron Mazzeo - assistant professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers School of Engineering- New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $500,000. The project, titled Papertonic Sensors for Concurrent Bioelectrical and Sweat Based Diagnostics, is being supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Mazzeo here.

Eva Andrei - distinguished professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, School of Arts and Sciences- New Brunswick, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $429,847. The project, titled Strain Engineering of Band Structure and Electronic Properties of Two Dimensional Materials, is being supported by the National Science Foundation. Learn more about Andrei here.

Stephen Tse - professor, Director of Outreach, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $600,000. The project, titled Synthesis of Novel NanoEnergetics and Study of their Reactant Interface,is being supported by the Army Research Office. Learn more about Tse here.

Melissa Rogers - associate professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, New Jersey Medical School- Newark, is the principal investigator of an award totaling $397,500. The project, titled The Role of BMP2 in CKD Induced Calcification in the Klotho Aging Model, is being supported by the National Institutes of Health. Learn more about Rogers here.

To view Grant Announcements from previous issues, see Archives