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Faculty Grants and Awards—Fall 2005

Each month, we publish a listing of the research grants and awards issued to Lehigh’s world-class faculty members in engineering. These individuals, working collaboratively with industry and government partners, are making important contributions to the advancement of their fields. We salute their contributions to the academic community, and thank them for demonstrating Lehigh’s commitment to research excellence.


The following RCEAS faculty received grants and awards for the month of December 2005:

Edward K. Levy
Harun Bilirgen
Hugo S. Caram
Nenad Sarunac

Recovery of Water from Boiler Flue Gas
DOE-National Energy Technology Laboratory
1/1/2006 to 6/30/2008

Ricky S. Blum
Performance Limits and Design of MIMO for Sensor and Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
DOD-Air Force-Office of Scientific Research
12/15/2005 to 11/30/2008

Edward K. Levy
Carlos E. Romero

Modeling of SO3 Formation Processes in Coal-Fired Boilers
Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
11/22/2005 to 6/30/2006

David Wu
PDE Engineering Schools Equipment Grant Program - FY 2005-2006
PA-Department of Education
7/1/2005 to 6/30/2006

Richard G. Herman
PITA IX: Environmentally Friendly Soy For Printing Inks/Clear Coatings
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

John N. DuPont
Arnold R. Marder

PITA IX: Optimization of Corrosion Test Methods And Heat Treating Procedures for High Alloy Stainless Steel Castings
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Clay Joshua Naito
PITA IX: Research on Blast Resistance of Civil Infrastructure Components with Polyurea Coatings
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Joe C. Hartman
Robert H Storer

Business Optimization at Cherrydale Farms - Phase I
Cherrydale Farms
12/9/2005 to 1/31/2006

Ricky S. Blum
PITA IX: Cooperative Mimo
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

John R Spletzer
PITA IX: An Outdoor Machine Vision System (OMVS) for the Automatic Transport and Retrieval System (ATRS)
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Wojtek Z. Misiolek
PITA IX: Investigations of the Interactions of the Polymer-Substrate Interface and its Influence on Performance in Blast Attenuation Coatings
PA-Department of Community & EconomicDevelopment
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Mooi Choo Chuah
Supplement: Enhanced Disruption/Fault Tolerant Bundle Delivery (EDIFY) System
DOD-Department of the Air Force
12/5/2005 to 3/20/2006

Clay Joshua Naito
Svetlana Tatic-Lucic

PITA IX: Feasibility Study of Microelectromechanical Devices for Use in Monitoring Concrete Strength
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

The following RCEAS faculty received grants and awards for the month of November 2005:

Daniel P. Lopresti
Henry S. Baird

Document Understanding: Survey and Evaluation of the State-of-the-Art
BBNT Solutions LLC
9/1/2005 to 2/28/2006

Liang Cheng
PITA IX: Embedded Systems and Their Applications
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Glenn D. Blank
PITA IX: Evaluating the CIMEL multimedia intelligent tutoring system for Design First with Java course
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

Derick G. Brown
PITA IX: Alteration of Bacterial Adhesion onto Materials used for Medical Devices through Bacterial Surface Property Modification with Ethylenediaminetetraacetate
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
11/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

John P. Coulter
PITA IX: Investigation of a Novel Melt Flow Manipulation Technique via Programmed Mold Cavity Pressurization and Venting
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
9/1/2005 to 3/31/2007

John P. Coulter
Investigation of a Novel Melt Flow Manipulation Technique via Programmed Mold Cavity Pressurization and Venting
Tyco Electronics Corporation
11/23/2005 to 11/22/2006

Masashi Watanabe
David B. Williams

FEG-STEM Microanalysis of Grain Boundaries in Alloy 600
BBWI
5/1/2004 to 6/30/2006

Derick G. Brown
Microbial Ecology of Peat on PAHs: Aqueous Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Electric Power Research Institute, Inc.
11/1/2005 to 10/31/2006


The following RCEAS faculty received grants and awards for the month of October 2005:

Marvin H. White
Characterization of Nanoscaled CMOS Devices with High-K Dielectrics
Semiconductor Research Corporation
12/1/2005 to 11/30/2008

Hector Munoz-Avila
Transfer Learning and Hierarchical Task Network Representations and Planning
DOD-Navy-Chicago
10/1/2005 to 9/30/2007

William M. Pottenger
Link Analysis Survey
Department of Justice
9/1/2005 to 8/31/2006

William M. Pottenger
Free Text Conversion and Semantic Analysis
Department of Justice
9/1/2005 to 8/31/2006

Clay Joshua Naito
Research on Blast Resistance of Civil Infrastructure Components with Polyurea Coatings
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
10/18/2005 to 6/30/2007

Wojtek Z. Misiolek
Investigations Of The Interactions Of The Polymer-Substrate Interface And Its Influence On Performance In Blast Attenuation Coatings (PITA Match)
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
9/15/2005 to 3/31/2007


The following RCEAS faculty received grants and awards for the month of September 2005:

Richard Sause
PITA IX - Core Fund
PA-Department of Community & Economic Development
7/1/2005 to 6/30/2007

Samir Ghadiali
Middle Ear Pressure Regulation in Health and Disease (Core C)
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
7/1/2006 to 6/30/2011

William M. Pottenger
Collaborative Knowledge Discovery in Digital Government Data Using Distributed Higher- Order Text Mining
NSF-Directorate for Computer and Info. Sci. & Engr.
1/1/2006 to 12/31/2008

Anand Jagota
Rick P. Vinci

GOALI: Biomimetic Design of Fibrillar Interfaces for Adhesion, Tribology, and other Surface Properties
NSF-Directorate for Engineering
9/15/2005 to 8/31/2008

Weixian Zhang
Pilot Scale Production of Iron Nanoparticles
American Standard Inc.
9/1/2005 to 12/31/2006

Marvin H. White
Nanoscaled SONOS/NROM Nonvolatile Semiconductor Memory (NVSM) Devices
Semiconductor Research Corpora

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2006

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