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Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
UTA researchers developing novel model to guarantee data center service-level objectives
Hao Che, an associate professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington, has earned a three-year, $799,950 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a model that will make it possible for service providers to guarantee service-level objectives without unneeded resources. The work also aims to help cloud consumers purchase the right resources that best suit their needs. Department Chair Hong Jiang and Professor Jeff Lei are co-principal investigators on the project.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
TMAC receives $2.6 million award to transition defense industry companies
TMAC has received a $2.6 million award from the Office of Economic Adjustment to accelerate the profitable growth of small- and mid-sized defense industry companies across the Lone Star State who are facing a shrinking defense budget.
Department of Defense's Office of Economic Adjustment

Contact: Herb Booth
University of Texas at Arlington

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Marconi inspires Rice University design for 1-terabit wireless
Rice University wireless researchers are taking a page from radio inventor Guglielmo Marconi as they embark on a three-year quest to create the first laser-free, wireless system capable of delivering 1 terabit of data per second. That's more than 20,000 times faster than today's speediest 4G wireless networks.
National Science Foundation

Contact: David Ruth
Rice University

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Rice's Asian studies receives federal boost
As a continent, Asia occupies a strategic place for the United States in foreign policy, national security and economic growth. Rice University's Chao Center for Asian Studies recently received a grant from the US Department of Education to enhance its Asian studies curriculum and expand student opportunities through internship programs in Houston and Asia.
US Department of Education's Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Languages Program

Contact: Jeff Falk
Rice University

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
BMC, BU Schools of Medicine and Public Health awarded $12.3 million from NIAAA
Researchers from Boston Medical Center, Boston University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, the University of California at San Francisco and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center have received $12.3 million in grant funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
NIH/National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Contact: Elissa Snook
Boston University Medical Center

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Improved therapy for sexually exploited youth
A team of child welfare experts from the School of Public Health at Georgia State University and the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy has won a five-year, $2 million federal grant to provide higher quality mental health services to child victims of commercial sex trafficking.
US Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Contact: Anna Varela
Georgia State University

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
UNH receives multi-million dollar contract for underwater acoustic monitoring research
The University of New Hampshire's School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering has received a federal government contract worth up to $6.5 million to study ocean ecosystems through underwater acoustic research.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Contact: Robbin Ray
University of New Hampshire

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
USDA-NIFA announces up to $8.6 million in available funding
The US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture today announced up to $8.6 million in available funding to assist low-income individuals and communities in developing local and self-reliant food systems.

Contact: Kelly Flynn
National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Karin Everschor-Sitte establishes Emmy Noether independent junior research group TWIST
Theoretical physicist Dr. Karin Everschor-Sitte will be setting up an Emmy Noether independent junior research group at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz with the aid of funding from the German Research Foundation.
German Research Foundation

Contact: Dr. Karin Everschor-Sitte
Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
DFG to fund 7 new research units
The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft will fund five new Research Units, one new Clinical Research Unit and one Humanities Centre for Advanced Studies.
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Contact: Benedikt Bastong
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Predicting jellyfish 'invasions' at coastal power stations
Scientists at the University of Bristol are working with the energy industry to develop an 'early warning tool' to predict the sudden, en masse appearance of jellyfish swarms which can cause serious problems by clogging the water intakes of coastal power plants.
National Environment Research Council, EDF Energy

Contact: Richard Cottle
University of Bristol

Public Release: 11-Oct-2016
Pitt Urology Department opens cooperative research center
$7.7 million in funding from the NIH will help investigate important factors involved with BPH and lower urinary tract symptoms.
National Institutes of Health

Contact: Lawerence Synett
University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Big data for little creatures
A multi-disciplinary team of researchers at UC Riverside has received $3 million from the National Science Foundation Research Traineeship program to prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers who will learn how to exploit the power of big data to understand insects. The program, the first of its kind worldwide, will serve as a replicable education and training model for other institutions with an interest in developing computational entomology programs.
National Science Foundation

Contact: Sarah Nightingale
University of California - Riverside

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Clemson University organic peach research bags $1 million grant
Clemson University awarded $1 million grant to study growing peaches organically by bagging them while they're still on the trees.
US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Contact: Scott Miller
Clemson University

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Climate change impacts on Menominee nation's forest home focus of NSF funding
A Native American tribal nation in Wisconsin faces cultural and economic challenges as climate change impacts its forest home. A $1.7 million grant from the National Science Foundation will study this relationship and how it could inform decision-making about forest management.
National Science Foundation

Contact: A'ndrea Elyse Messer
Penn State

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Doernbecher researchers awarded more than $9 million to fight Fanconi anemia
A team of researchers at OHSU, led by Markus Grompe, M.D., have been awarded a $9.9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to understand human response to novel drug treatments that have shown promise in Fanconi anemia-positive animal models.
NIH/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Contact: Tracy Brawley
Oregon Health & Science University

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Scientists explore whether a little less sodium in the diet translates to less inflammation, oxidative stress
Scientists want to know if even a modest decrease in how much salt you eat means you also have less inflammation and oxidative stress, both key factors for cardiovascular disease and stroke.
American Heart Association

Contact: Toni Baker
Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Restoring sand dunes, one microbe at a time
Restoring sand dunes isn't as simple as dredging sand from the ocean floor and plopping it onshore. Plants transplanted to the new dunes, an important step in stabilizing the sand, seldom thrive. An ecologist at the University of Houston has been funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to study the coastal dune ecosystem along the Texas coast.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Contact: Jeannie Kever
University of Houston

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Three natural science professors win TJ Park Science Fellowship
Professor Jung-Min Kee (Department of Chemistry, UNIST), Professor Kyudong Choi (Department of Mathematical Sciences, UNIST), and Professor Kwanpyo Kim (Department of Physics, UNIST) are the recipients of the Cheong-Am (TJ Park) Science Fellowship of the year 2016.
POSCO TJ Park Foundation

Contact: JooHyeon Heo
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology(UNIST)

Public Release: 10-Oct-2016
Cedars-Sinai launches Precision Health to deliver personalized medical care based on individual data
Cedars-Sinai has awarded nearly $700,000 to scientists developing new treatments and technologies -- such as advanced genetic profiling and biomedical sensors that can be worn at home -- to deliver individualized healthcare to patients.

Contact: Jane Engle
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
RNA, gravitational waves focus of two new grants
Four Penn State researchers have been awarded a total of $450,000 by the Charles E. Kaufman Foundation to carry out basic science research over the next two years.
Charles E. Kaufman Foundation

Contact: Victoria M. Indivero
Penn State

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
Urban forestry project ties residential nature to health care spending
A new research project led by University of Illinois researcher Matthew Browning intends to explore how urban forestry affects health care spending, and then build a free online modeling tool city arborists can use to estimate their communities' potential rate of return on their investments in parks and other natural elements. Partners on the project include Kaiser Permanente Northern California, the US Forest Service, the American Cancer Society and the Arbor Day Foundation.
US Forest Service, Midwest Big Data Hub

Contact: Sharita Forrest
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
Kessler Foundation awarded 5-year spinal cord injury model system grant
Kessler Foundation has been awarded a Spinal Cord Injury Model System (SCIMS) grant valued at $2,300,000 over 5 years (2016-2021). This federal grant, one of 14 newly-awarded in the US, continues funding for the Northern New Jersey SCI System (NNJSCIS), which has been supported since 1990 by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research. NNJSCIS is a cooperative effort of Kessler Foundation, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, and University Hospital in Newark.
NIH/National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

Contact: Carolann Murphy
Kessler Foundation

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
USU awarded $2.7M NSF RT grant for graduate climate adaptation science program
Utah State University is the recipient of a competitive $2.7 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship award that will afford USU students in 20 STEM graduate degree programs the opportunity to pursue advanced interdisciplinary research training and a Climate Adaptation Science specialization. Named 'Graduate Climate Adaptation Research that Enhances Education and Responsiveness of Science at the Management-Policy Interface' -- or Grad-CAREER for short -- the project team anticipates training 80 master's and doctoral students during the five-year grant period.
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship

Contact: Nancy Huntly
Utah State University

Public Release: 7-Oct-2016
UTA biologist to expand study of invasive zebra mussels in Texas lakes
A professor emeritus in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington who is an esteemed expert in freshwater and marine invertebrates is expanding his research into the spread of invasive zebra mussels into Texas lakes.
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

Contact: Louisa Kellie
University of Texas at Arlington

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