Grants Awarded, FY2018

New Grants Received July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Jadud, Matthew (PI). Collaborative Research: Promoting a Growth Mindset Using Automated Feedback, $81,642, 8/1/2017 – 8/31/2019. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. DUE-1748626.

Mabaso, Bantu ’18 (Student). Babson College Social Innovation Challenge Award 2017, $3,000, 8/23/2017 – 12/31/2017. Source: Babson College.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $46,108, 8/28/2017 – 1/31/2018. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), RSA No. 1584069.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). BECCAL Science Definition Team, $33,887, 8/31/2017 – 2/28/2019. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Subcontract No. 1584283.

Ott, Katharine (PI). Harmonic Analysis and Validated Numerics Techniques in PDE, $42,000, 9/1/2017 – 8/31/2022. Source: Simons Foundation, Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians, Award No. 526904.

Aronson, Krista (PI). Enhancing the The Diverse BookFinder, $249,760, 10/1/2017 – 9/30/2020. Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services, Award No. LG-95-17-0189-17.

Ambrose, William (PI) and Williams, Larissa (Co-PI). Bates Worm Contract, $3,000, 10/21/2017 – 6/30/2018. Source: Maine Department of Marine Resources, Contract No. CT#13A 2018 0110*2159.

Currier, Shoshona (PI). Bates Dance Festival 2018, $40,000, 1/1/2018 – 10/31/2018. Source: National Endowment for the Arts, Award No. 1829863-33-18.

Kennedy, Andrew (PI). Epigenetic Therapy to Treat Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome, $49,263, 1/1/2018 – 12/31/2018. Source: Orphan Disease Center at University of Pennsylvania, Million Dollar Bike Ride Grant Program, Award No. MDBR-18-124-PH.

Lundblad, Nathan (PI). Microgravity dynamics of bubble-geometry Bose-Einstein condensates, $52,395, 2/28/2018 – 8/31/2018. Source: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), RSA No. 1597429.

Shostak, Anthony (Project Director). STEAM Power Project, $25,000, 3/22/2018 – 3/21/2019. Source: Davis Family Foundation.

Currier, Shoshona (Project Director). Inside Dance: Broadening Audience Engagement at the Bates Dance Festival, $6,000, 2/27/2018 – 8/31/2018. Source: Maine Humanities Council Grant # 17-18-05.

Castro, Jason (PI). CAREER: Data-driven Approaches for Investigating Olfactory System Heterogeneity, $129,756. Continuing Grant Increment on NSF Award No. IOS-1553279.

Currier, Shoshona (Project Director). a canary torsi, 8/1/2018 – 2/1/2019, $4,000. New England Foundation for the Arts, Expeditions Tour Planning # 18-34375.

Currier, Shoshona (Project Director). We’re Muslim, Don’t Panic, 3/1/2019 – 7/14/2019, $9,000. New England Foundation for the Arts, Expeditions Touring # 18-34389.

Eckardt, Benjamin ’19 (Fellow). Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship NIST-PML, $8,919, 5/1/2018 – 9/30/2018. U.S. Department of Commerce Award No. 70NANB18H126.

Retelle, Michael (PI). Collaborative Research: Arctic Hydrological Regime Shift in a Warming Climate, $258,349, 6/1/2018 – 5/31/2021. National Science Foundation Award No. OPP-1744433.

Bavis, Ryan (Site Director). Comparative Functional Genomics INBRE in Maine Year 5, $609,903, 5/1/2018 – 4/30/2019. NIH-NIGMS via MDI Biological Laboratory.

Oishi, Jeffrey (PI). Stellar Insights into Solar Magnetism, $33,657, 12/8/2016 – 12/7/2019. Source: University of Colorado at Boulder, Subaward No. 1553828, Modification No. 2, from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Award No. NNX16AC92G.

Barnett, Kristin (PI). Tuyuryaq (Togiak, Alaska): A Model for Alaska Native Youth Learning on College Campuses, $50,000, 6/15/2018 – 5/31/2019. Source: National Science Foundation, Award No. OPP-1811240.

Schlax, Paula (Project Director). 2018 HHMI Inclusive Excellence Initiative, $1,000,000, 9/1/2018 – 8/31/2023. Source: Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Robert, Geneviève (PI). RUI: Melt Viscosities in Silica-Undersaturated Systems, $63,254. Source: National Science Foundation, continuing grant increment Amendment No. 1 on EAR-1624231.

Beasley, Myron (PI). Haitian Flags and the Quilts of Gees Bend, $7,500, 6/28/2018 – 9/1/2018. Source: The Dorothea and Leo Rabkin Foundation.

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