October, 2015 Research Awards

New Awards

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$30,000 Finite Element Computational Processes for the Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of Shape Memory Alloy (SMA) Enabled Structures 
USDOD-Army (Subaward from Barrett Aerospace Technologies, LLC) 
PI: Romkes, Albert
(MECH)
$27,490
Driving Safety Prevention Program
USDOT-National Highway Traffic Safety Administration- (Subaward from SDDOT-South Dakota Department of Highway Safety) 
PI: Mahon, Patricia
Co-PI: Farrington, Mary Jo
(St Dev)
$9,376 South Dakota Working in STEM for Equity (SD-WiSE)
National Science Foundation (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI: Shaobo, Huang
(MECH)
$50,000 Intermediate-Scale Hydraulic Fracture and Stimulation Field Laboratory in a Deep Mine for the Investigation of Induced Seismicity and Fracture Flow (aka kISMET)
US Department of Energy- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
PI: Roggenthen, William
(GEOL)
$15,000
Isotope Production and Separation Study
US Department of Energy - Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Lab
PI: Wells, Douglas
(PHY)

Additional Funding

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$100,000 High Efficiency, Inexpensive Thin Film III-V Photovoltaics Using Single-Crystalline-like, Flexible Substrates

US Department of Energy (Subaward from University of Houston)
PI: Ahrenkiel, Phil
(NANO)                   
$151 Mine Health and Safety Training for Miners and Contractors Working on Mining Properties in South Dakota
US Department of Labor - Mine Safety Health & Administration
PI: Kliche, Charles
Co-PI: McCormick, Kelli
(MEM)               
$25,000 SD Mines Electroforming for the MAJORANA Demonstrator
US Department of Energy - Oak Ridge National Laboratory - UT Battelle
PI-Christofferson, Cabot-Ann
(CABS)
$18,650 SD Mines Electroforming for the MAJORANA Demonstrator
US Department of Energy - Oak Ridge National Laboratory - UT Battelle
PI: Christofferson, Cabot-Ann
(CABS)
$35,000
Advanced Manufacturing Process Technology Transition and Training Center (AMPTΕC)
South Dakota Board of Regents
PI: Widener, Christian
Co-PI: Jasthi, Bharat
(AMP)

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