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Research & Sponsored Projects Annual Report ​ 2017

Image of Dr. Changsheng Chen’s finite-volume community ocean model (FVCOM), which serves as one of the most widely applied tools for oceanographers and limnologists. More information: www.fvcom.smast.umassd.edu. Photo credit: Yu Zhang

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Excellence in Research

Changsheng Chen, PhD Montgomery Charter Chair Professor Fisheries Oceanography SMAST Dr. Changsheng Chen currently serves as the principal investigator on multiple projects funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sea Grant and other sponsors. As an oceanographer, Chen’s research interests are on modeling and observational explorations of multi-scale global-regional-estuarine ocean circulation, oceanic fronts, ecosystem dynamics, polar sea ices, and climate change. He is the leader of the Marine Ecosystem Dynamics Modeling Laboratory, and this lab has developed the finite-volume community ocean model (FVCOM) for the ocean community. Designed to simulate the behavior of the multi-scale ocean processes, FVCOM software serves as one of the most widely applied tools for oceanographers and limnologists. The model plays a significant role in marine science research, marine resource development, environmental protection, marine management, and marine disaster prevention. Since its release 15 years ago, the FVCOM’s usage has escalated to 38 countries. “It is used by scientists at academic universities and institutions, government agencies, and private companies,” said Chen. “We have used the FVCOM for ocean rescues, to search for airplanes that have crashed in the ocean, and to determine the initial spread of radionuclides from a nuclear power plant. Users from around the world come to SMAST to learn how to use the model.” Additionally, NOAA has selected the FVCOM as the model to build the US coastal forecast system. View the FVCOM model at www.fvcom.smast.umassd.edu.

In 2007, Chen also co-developed the Northeast Coastal Ocean Forecast System (NECOFS). The system forecasts weather, ocean waves, ocean currents, and sea level in the Northeast region. NOAA recently awarded Chen a five-year grant to support NECOFS operation and improvements. This grant has brought him $281,967 for the years of 2016 and 2017. The primary goal is to develop a model system that is capable of forecasting the storm-induced coastal inundation in the northeastern region, including the Massachusetts Bay-Boston Harbor, Scituate Harbor, MA, Hampton River, NH, and Saco Bay in Maine. “The project also supports the prediction and assessment of the impacts of climate change on resilient coastal hazards,” said Chen. “This information is provided to weather forecasters who can then use it as a reference with their own forecasting system.” Additionally, he has received a $381,366 award from the NSF to develop an Arctic Ocean FVCOM model that will determine why freshwater is accumulating in the Beaufort Gyre of the Arctic Ocean.

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Dear Colleagues, When I look back and appraise the University’s research enterprise, I am amazed by the scope and impact of the cutting-edge research that is being conducted by our outstanding faculty in their efforts to advance their disciplines, generate new knowledge, to train the next generation of leaders and scholars. This annual report highlights some of the achievements and creativity of our faculty, staff, and students in Research, Scholarship, and Innovation. Despite the very challenging and increasingly competitive research funding landscape, our faculty continue to push the envelope in conducting groundbreaking research at the intersection of many traditional disciplines which range from the development of coastal inundation models, to the design of arrays of hydrophones, to finding the best way to teach science to English language learners. Our faculty continued to excel in their respective disciplines, as evidenced by the highly competitive and prestigious awards they receive, their roles in leading international teams of researchers, as well as their appointments as fellows in professional organizations.

The University continues to provide seed funding through its Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program, Summer Research Fellowship Program, and Community Engaged Research Program. Through these vehicles, our faculty strengthen collaborations with colleagues in other disciplines, develop and nurture partnerships with the community, and conduct small-scale research projects that can potentially form the basis for bigger externally funded projects. In Fiscal Year 2017, the University invested more than $200,000 to fund six multidisciplinary projects involving 18 faculty, five summer research fellowships, and three community engaged projects. Our faculty also received approximately $250,000 in competitive grants from the UMass President’s Office. The continued success of our faculty in growing the campus’s research portfolio while providing exceptional educational experiences to our undergraduate and graduate students is key to elevating UMass Dartmouth’s standing as a premier research University. Given our faculty’s quest for excellence and the desire to move the University forward despite many challenges, I am confident that UMass Dartmouth will

continue to solidify its role as a center of excellence in research and as a powerful economic engine for the region. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff members in the Offices of Sponsored Projects Administration, Research Development, Institutional Ethics & Compliance, as well as Technology Commercialization & Ventures,for their dedicated service in support of the University’s research mission. Sincerely,

Tesfay Meressi, PhD Interim Vice Chancellor for Research & Associate Provost for Graduate Studies

Dear Colleagues, Navigating an environment of constant change in regulations, serving a broad customer base with multiple interests (including external funding agencies, faculty, administration and others), and evaluating different expectations and concerns to find the “sweet spot” have been the main focal points for all SPA staff during the past year. We introduced brand new Core Facilities Guidelines, revised multiple forms, and upgraded the SPA website. We welcomed two new team members: Catherine Palmer, Financial Systems & Reporting Manager, and Deborah Dolan, Pre-Award & Subrecipient Manager. The SPA team is dedicated to supporting the submission of high-quality proposals to attract external funding to support exciting

research and other types of projects happening on campus. Our goal is to contribute to the advancement of knowledge. We strive to efficiently manage these projects and provide a comprehensive customer service — balancing the adherence to the University polices, and federal and state laws as well as other sponsor regulations with timeliness and transparency of internal processing. Our team is committed to integrating the interests of all stakeholders by looking for process innovations to reduce the administrative burden, and ensure all potential risks for the University are mitigated. Keeping the communication channels open promotes understanding and harmony; and ultimately makes us better and stronger as a whole.

Sincerely,

Elena Glatman Director Sponsored Projects Administration

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Acknowledgements This report was made possible by collaboration and contributions from the following offices: • Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) • Office of Research Development (ORD) • Office of Technology Commercialization and Ventures (OTCV) • Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) • Office of the Associate Provost for Graduate Studies • Claire T. Carney Library

Contents

• University Marketing

Awards & Recognitions 5 Excellence in Research Changsheng Chen (cover page story)

Mark Altabet

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John Buck

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Contributing Tricia Breton Writers Renee Buisson Adrienne N. Wartts Jane Smith

Christina Cipriano

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Robert Drew

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Michael Goodman

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Layout Kevin DeAquair & Design

Maolin Guo

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Shakhnoza Kayumova

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Photography Rainier Almonte Tailyn Clark Deirdre Confar Elizabeth Friar Matthew LeBlanc Jennifer White Ed Wonsek Yu Zhang

Publications 5 Internal Awards 6 President’s Office Awards:

Science & Technology (S&T) Award

Creative Economy Awards

Office of Technology Commercialization and Ventures Technology Development Award

For more information, contact: Elena Glatman, Director Sponsored Projects Administration University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 285 Old Westport Road Dartmouth, MA 02747 Office phone: 508.910.6958 Cell: 508.264.2854 Fax: 508.999.8868 Email: eglatman@umassd.edu Website: www.umassd.edu/spa/

Mass Tech Transfer Center Award

Provost’s Office Awards:

Multidisciplinary Seed Funds

Program Awards

Summer Research Fellowship Program

Awards

Community Engaged Research Awards

Student Research 9 & Awards Graduate Fellowships

Undergraduate Student Awards

Metrics 12 Patent Applications & Licenses (OTCV) Proposals

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Awards and Recognitions

Excellence in Research

Dr. Amit Tandon, Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship for research to improve long-range weather forecasting by studying monsoons in south Asia’s Bay of Bengal. Dr. Robin Robinson, Sociology, College of Arts & Sciences, has been selected as a Fulbright Research Scholar to conduct research on sexual violence in Hungary. Professor Robinson’s twopart, two-year research project titled “Beyond Obstacles, Toward Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence in Hungary,” will examine underreporting of rape and sexual assault in the central European nation. Dr. Pingguo He, Fisheries Oceanography, School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST), has been awarded the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) Service Award in recognition of his contributions to the organization. Dr. Marilyn Asselin, Adult Nursing, College of Nursing & Dr. June Horowitz, Associate Dean, College of Nursing were awarded a renewed Nurse Faculty Loan Program funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). Dr. Kristen Sethares, Adult Nursing, College of Nursing was elected as a Fellow of the American Heart Association in recognition of her scientific and professional accomplishments and volunteer leadership and service. By earning the right to include the initials F.A.H.A. among her credentials, it lets her colleagues and patients know that she has been welcomed into one of the world’s most eminent organizations of cardiovascular and stroke professionals.

Publications Charlton College of Business 38 College of Arts & Sciences 134 College of Engineering 152 College of Nursing 24 College of Visual & Performing Arts 10 School for Marine Science & Technology 38 School of Law

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Mark Altabet, PhD Professor & Chair Estuarine & Ocean Sciences SMAST Nitrogen is a chemical element required by all living things. As it cycles through the atmosphere and ocean environments, nitrogen is converted into a series of chemical forms that vary in how they are used by organisms. Dr. Mark Altabet is involved in several projects that focus on how nitrogen cycling occurs both in coastal ecosystems and the open ocean as well as the interactions between global nitrogen cycling and climate change. He is the recipient of a $34,760 award from the University of Washington (second year of a twoyear award totaling $75,399 for the collaborative project “Profiling Sensor to Map N2 Gas Production in Oxygen Minimum Zones (OMZs).” OMZs are important regulators of the ocean’s global nitrogen cycle and the goal of this project is to develop new technology for measuring the loss of bioavailable nitrogen nutrients from OMZs. The National Science Foundation has also awarded Altabet $53,289 for his project “GEOTRACES Arctic Ocean Section, Constraining Nitrogen Fluxes and Transformations using Natural Stable Isotope and Dissolved Gas Tracers,” which uses measurements from shelf and offshore waters to study nitrogen cycling in the Arctic Ocean. The data will determine the importance of the Arctic Ocean to the ocean’s global nitrogen cycle. This is the third installment of the three-year award totaling $174,607. In addition to his research, Altabet is also the developer of a new cost-efficient method for identifying sources of excess levels of nitrates in marine and fresh waters. “Countries around the globe are affected by nitrate contamination,” said Altabet. “The goal of this tool is to aid water-quality improvement in impacted areas around the world.” Altabet earned his PhD from Harvard University in 1984 and joined the faculty of UMass Dartmouth in 1994.

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Excellence in Research

Internal Awards President’s Office Awards: Science & Technology (S&T) Award: Vanni Bucci, Biology, Christopher Brigham, Bioengineering, and Mark Silby, Biology, (with Beth McCormick and John Haran, UMass Medical). Project: Probiotic Discovery, Engineering & Manufacturing Pipeline Amount: $125,000.00

John Buck, PhD Professor Electrical & Computer Engineering College of Engineering

Creative Economy Awards: Anna Dempsey, Art History Project: C  onnecting Paul Rudolf’s UMass Dartmouth and the City of New Bedford: A Virtual and an Augmented Reality Tour Amount: $28,000

Professor John Buck is involved in a number of projects that concentrate on array processing, underwater acoustics, and animal bioacoustics. Buck’s research attempts to characterize the amount of information carried by underwater sounds, and determine how this information can be extracted and used for remote sensing and communications.

Haiping Xu, Computer Science (along with Liu Zhang of UMass Boston)

Most recently he was awarded $150,000, the final installment of a $793,742 grant from U.S. Office of Naval Research for the five-year collaborative project “Co-Prime Sensor Array Signal Processing.” The project focuses on new designs for underwater arrays of hydrophones (underwater microphones) to get the same performance as existing arrays with far fewer sensors.

Project: Art All-State Massachusetts Amount: $25,000

“These sensor arrays detect which direction sounds arrive from, by studying the delay between the sound arriving at adjacent sensors,” said Buck, who is working with Professor Kathleen Wage of George Mason University on the project. “By carefully canceling out the loud sounds from one direction, we can find other sounds that were originally overwhelmed by the loud ones.”

Project: High-performance redox flow batteries with bio-inspired electrolytes for grid-scale energy storage Amount: $25,000

Underwater hydrophone arrays prove vital to many areas of ocean acoustics as well as to homeland security in tracking submarines and marine mammals. In the future, these same sparse array geometries may lead to cheaper antenna arrays in cell phone towers, and faster MRIs in medicine. Buck received his PhD from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program in Oceanographic and Electrical Engineering and joined the faculty of UMass Dartmouth in 1996. He has held visiting appointments at the University of New South Wales, George Mason University, Brown University, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the University of Illinois.

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Project: Popularity of Cultural Products in Online Social Media Amount: $36,000 Kristi Oliver, Art Education

Office of Technology Commercialization and Ventures Technology Development Award: Patrick Cappillino, Chemistry & Biochemistry

Mass Tech Transfer Center Award: Chen-Lu Yang, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) Project: Electrochemical Ammunition Disposal & Material Amount: $10,000

Provost’s Office Awards: Multidisciplinary Seed Funds Program Awards: Christopher Brigham, Bioengineering, Mark Silby and Vanni Bucci, Biology Project: Propane synthesis by engineered microbial consortia Amount: $21,000.00


Excellence in Research Lance Fiondella, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Caitlin Stover, Nursing, Elizabeth Lloyd-Richardson, Psychology, Juli Parker, Center for Women and Gender Studies and Sarah McMahon, Rutgers University Project: Technology to Protect Students from Sexual Assault Amount: $14,999 Jennifer Fugate, Psychology and Shakhnoza Kayumova, STEM Education & Teacher Development Project: Teaching, Emotion Vocabulary to Reduce Emotional, Granularity and Improve Emotional Health Amount: $25,412 Lamya Karim, Bioengineering, Vijay Chalivendra, Mechanical Engineering and Arghavan Louhghalam, Civil & Environmental Engineering Project: Mechanical behavior of bone in a simulated diabetic state Amount: $29,130 Mehdi Raessi, Mechanical Engineering and Yanlai Chen, Mathematics Project: Development of Reduced-basis, physics-driven model, for fuel spray-wall interaction, in internal combustion engines Amount: $34,497 Milana Vasudev, Bioengineering, Tracie Ferreira, Bioengineering and Catherine Neto, Chemistry Project: Peptide, Micellular Carriers for Natural Therapeutic Molecules Delivery in a Zebrafish Cancer Model Amount: $24,000

Summer Research Fellowship Program Award: Anthony Arrigo, English Project: The Forgotten Photography of Winthrop Davis Amount: $7,000 Achilov Dilshod, Political Science Project: Conceptualizing and Measuring Online Jihadi Ideological Sentiments: Validity and Reliability Analysis Using Pilot Data Amount: $7,000 Thomas Ladd, Design Project: The Paramo: Place and Placelessness, Above-andBelow Ground Amount: $7,000

Christina Cipriano, PhD Assistant Professor Psychology College of Arts & Sciences Led by Dr. Christina Cipriano, the Recognizing Excellence in Learning and Teaching (RELATE) Project is focused on improving the academic, as well as social and emotional learning outcomes for both students and their teachers in traditionally under-served classrooms. Cipriano asserts that student outcomes can be improved by a systematic intervention targeting the wellbeing of the educators in the school. RELATE, which was developed, field tested, and validated by research scientists and practitioners, offers a classroom observation tool and an integrated approach to professional development grounded in culturally responsive social and emotional learning. The project received $155,241 in grant funding from the William T. Grant Foundation and competitions offered through the University of Massachusetts. Based at UMass Dartmouth, the RELATE Project is a multi-university initiative that is working with the Boston, Fall River, and New Bedford public schools, and local alternative schools. It embeds an evidence-based professional development system that promotes high-quality, evidence-based instructional techniques focused on improving outcomes of traditionally underserved populations in the community. “Despite Massachusetts’ status as one of the best states for public education in the country, pockets of students serviced by the public schools, including those requiring extended school-year educational services, fare quite differently,” Cipriano said. “This initiative promotes the health and wellbeing of these students and teachers through systematic research-to-practice community partnerships.”

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Excellence in Research Liang Song, Assistant Professor, Accounting & Finance Project: Bank Transparency Regulations, Stock Price Informativeness, and Stock Crash Risk Amount: $7,000 Maoyuan Sun, Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Sciences Project: Insights Fusion: Supporting Data Analytics with Machine Learning Enhanced Visual Linking Amount: $7,000

Robert Drew, PhD Associate Professor Biology Department College of Arts & Sciences Dr. Robert Drew earned his PhD in Biology at Washington State University in 2006, joined UMass Dartmouth in 2009, and has been studying behavioral and physiological adaptions in fish for almost 15 years. Most recently, he’s been studying the mysterious physiological relationship between sea anemones and clownfish. By utilizing newly developed genomic technologies to investigate the genes of clownfish, Drew searches for answers as to why the clownfish seem invisible and are unharmed by the sea anemone stinging tentacles. Previous research has uncovered that the clownfish protection involves a mucous coat, but understanding the uniqueness of clownfish mucous requires further investigation. In 2017, he was awarded the very prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award, which provided $849,863 over five years to fund his work on clownfish and the mutually beneficial relationship with the sea anemone. The award recognizes young, on-the-rise faculty members within their respective fields of education and research. “I’ve been interested in this relationship since I was an undergraduate and now, with access to new technology, we can begin to find answers to a mystery that has persisted, despite more than 50 years of research,” said Drew. “One of the great things about UMass Dartmouth is that I can integrate my research with my teaching,” he said. “I have designed a semester-long teaching lab for my Genetics course in which each student investigates a different gene from anemone fish and, in the process, the student learns about different techniques commonly used in genetic research.”

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Brian Williams, Professor, History, Project: Exposing the Genocide of Yazidi Pagan ‘Devil Worshippers’ in Northern Iraq Amount: $7,000

Community Engaged Research Awards: Joohyun Chung, Donghui Yan & Gary Davis, Community Nursing, College of Nursing Project: The effects of academic electronic health records system (EHRs) in teaching nursing documentation to nursing studies: A pilot outcome study Amount: $7,500 Ricardo D. Rosa, Educational Leadership Project: Community-Based Martial Arts Academy Amount: $7,500 Monika Schuler, Adult Nursing Project: Development and evaluation of a mentorship to hire program for facilitating nursing role development and transition to practice Amount: $7,500


Student Research & Awards

Excellence in Research

Graduate Fellowships: Distinguished Doctoral Fellowship Recipients Roy Mrittika, Chemistry & Biochemistry Advisor, David Manke Gregory Costa, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Advisor, Erin Bromage Lucy McCully, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Advisor, Mark Silby Jacob Daniel Palmer, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Advisor, Chris Brigham Ashley Stoehr, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Advisor, Diego Bernal Amber Vincelli, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Advisor, Maolin Guo Jennifer DeBarros, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Advisor, Ricardo Rosa Caroline Mallary, Engineering and Applied Science Advisor, Gaurav Khanna Tabish Nawaz, Engineering and Applied Science Advisor, Sukalyan Sengupta Melissa L. Desroches, Nursing Advisor, Susan Hunter Revell Distinguished Art Fellowship Jennifer Halli, Artisanry Advisor, James Lawton Doctoral Fellowship Recipients Liang Xue, Chemistry & Biochemistry Advisor, Yuegang Zuo Md Shaad Mahmud, Electrical Engineering Advisor, Honggang Wang Vidhyashree Nagaraju, Electrical Engineering Advisor, Lance Fiondella MD Nashid Anjum, Electrical Engineering Advisor, Honggang Wang Guilin Zhao, Electrical Engineering Advisor, Liudong Xing Richard de Groof, Engineering and Applied Science Advisor, Haiping Xu Somayeh Eftekhari, Engineering and Applied Science Advisor, Heather Miller

Michael Goodman, PhD Professor / Acting Chairperson Public Policy Center Dr. Michael Goodman is the Executive Director of UMass Dartmouth’s Public Policy Center and a Professor of public policy at the university. An economic sociologist, he and his team seek to inform evidence-based policymaking through collaborative engagements that are designed to help make communities better places to live, work, and do business. The Center completes research and public service projects in the areas of applied social science research, policy-relevant public service, economic development research, and technical assistance to state and municipal government agencies and non-profit organizations. In Fiscal Year 2017, the Center completed a detailed study of the Massachusetts Maritime Economy, which shed new light on the workforce needs of life sciences firms in Southeastern Massachusetts, and helped the Town of Provincetown align its economic aspirations with its environmental constraints and infrastructure capacity. In addition, the Center worked on 12 projects. Nine of these projects were completed, and three projects continue in Fiscal Year 2018. Collectively, these projects covered education and health policy, housing issues, and regional economic development. The Center’s staff also spends a significant amount of time on pro bono projects for UMass Dartmouth and the regional community that provide a valuable service to the public but are not readily funded by external resources. Over the past two decades, Professor Goodman has authored or co-authored more than 50 professional publications on a wide range of public policy.

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Excellence in Research Jiahua Jiang, Engineering and Applied Science Advisor, Yanlai Chen Americo Motta, Luso-Afro Brazilian Studies & Theory Advisor, Dario Borim Serena Rivera, Luso-Afro Brazilian Studies & Theory Advisor, Anna Klobucka Diana Simoes, Luso-Afro Brazilian Studies & Theory Advisor, Victor Mendes

Maolin Guo, PhD Professor Chemistry and Biochemistry College of Arts & Sciences The cells within the human body contain thousands of unique types of proteins, and it is estimated that thousands of diseases are caused by genetic mutation and mislocated proteins within cells of the body. The diagnosis of many of these diseases can be very difficult because mislocated proteins and their locations are not visible to the human eye. Dr. Maolin Guo has been awarded $469,548 by the National Institutes of Health to engineer a tool that will genetically incorporate a fluorescent amino acid into proteins. Tagging proteins with fluorescent light will allow protein imaging in live cells and their locations will be observed in real time at a microscopic level. The tool also has a broad capacity for studying protein trafficking, signal transduction, and monitoring mislocated proteins in the cells. “This approach will identify the specific disease-causing genetic mutations identified in studies of various health conditions and expose the origin of diseases suspected to be caused by mislocated proteins,” Guo said. “Finally, additional proteins within the same affected pathway can be identified and linked with a disease state, providing clinicians with additional diagnostic targets and risk factors, which can ultimately improve patient care.” The way protein-based pharmaceuticals are absorbed, distributed, and metabolized in the body can also be tracked. This data may ultimately prove beneficial for clinicians in terms of reaching the best therapeutic strategies for patients.

Katherine Condon, Mathematics Education Advisor, Beste Gucler

Undergraduate Student Awards: Office of Undergraduate Research Fall 2016 Grant Winners: Marc Arbitelle, Department of Art History Supervisor, Professor Pamela Karimi Art and Urban Economy: A History of Public Art in Boston Rebecca Bachtel, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Jennifer Koop Determining Minimum Infective Size of the Invasive Snail, Bithynia tentaculata Madison Bailey Schofield, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Jennifer Koop Implications of Temperature Variation on an Invasive Snail Michael Bradley, Department of Bioengineering Supervisor, Professor Dapeng Li Interpenetrating Polymer Network Hydrogels for Rapid Drug Delivery: Thermosensitive IPN Hydrogel Allison Cambra, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Jennifer Koop Analysis of the Genome of Bithynia tentaculata along the Mississippi River Shane Connolly, Department of Bioengineering Supervisor, Professor Qinguo Fan Non-Destructive Measurement of Moisture in Blister-Packaged Drugs Princess Cooper, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Supervisor, Professor Catherine Neto Quantitative Analysis of Antioxidant Activities in Cranberry Fruit from MA and OR by DPPH Assay Nora Cox, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Mark Silby Discovery of Molecules to Reduce Virulence in Bacteria

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Excellence in Research John Dalton, Department of Music Supervisor, Professor Jim Robitaille Percussion Recital Catherine Donsbach, Department of Art Education Supervisor, Professor Kristi Oliver The Ideal City Through the Eyes of a Child Dane Granja, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Supervisor, Professor Shuowei Cai Antioxidant and Enzymatic Inhibitory Activities of Isolated Compounds from Vaccinium cyanococcus Extract Evangeline Kuzmech, Department of Crime and Justice Studies Supervisor, Professor Heather Turcotte Evaluating the Effects of Online Sexual Assault Prevention: Not Anymore Bystander Intervention Training at UMass Dartmouth Timothy Lorgeree, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Mark Silby Isolation and Identification of Secretion Produced by Pedobacter v48 Ryan Magina, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Supervisor, Professor Catherine Neto Compounds Isolated from Cranberry Fruit (Vaccinium macrocarpon) as Potential Inhibitors of Biofilm Formation in Common Infections Haim Moore, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Kathryn Kavanagh Biomechanical Tissue Stress Induced by Differential Proliferation Plays a Role in Autopod Growth and Patterning Andrew Myrick, Department of Bioengineering Supervisor Professor Milana Vasudev Peptide Nanotube and Transistor Based Biosensor Michelle Nghiem, Department of Biology Supervisor, Professor Whitney Hable Arp 2/3 Inhibitor CK 666, Prevents the Polarization of Actin Filaments Responsible for Rhizoid Tip Growth in Silvetia compressa Chris Peter, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Supervisors, Professor Catherine Neto and Professor Frank Scarano Do Cranberry Compounds Inhibit Biofilm Formation by Organisms Associated with Crohn’s Disease? Lance Rufino, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Supervisor, Professor Shuowei Cai Inhibition of Tau Fibrillization through Antioxidant Properties in Blueberries

Shakhnoza Kayumova, PhD Assistant Professor STEM Education & Teacher Development College of Arts & Sciences Learning science and math is challenging enough for many grade school and high school students. Trying to understand algebra, biology, chemistry, and physics while also learning to speak and read English presents an additional layer of complexity. Dr. Shakhnoza Kayumova received a grant for $778,770 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for Faculty Early Career Development to address this problem. The grant will support her research into the best ways to teach English-language learners the language of science — while they are still learning the language of instruction. In addition to teaching at UMass Dartmouth, Kayumova is involved with the Kaput Center for Research and Innovation in STEM Education. She expects the results of her work to help educators, policymakers, and researchers design instructional programs that support long-term achievement among students who are diverse in race, ethnicity, culture, and language. “Through this grant we hope to develop strategies for English-language learners to succeed in science, math, and related subjects,” Kayumova said. “This is a big challenge in communities such as New Bedford, Fall River, and Taunton. The success of these students in developing the knowledge and skills for 21st century jobs will lead to economic success for these communities.” The NSF CAREER Program is designed to support early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances.

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Metrics Patent Applications & Licenses The Office of Technology Commercialization and Ventures (OTCV) had a productive Fiscal Year 2017. We received a total of six new invention disclosures for the full year, from investigators in Bioengineering and Chemistry/Biochemistry. All told, UMass Dartmouth filed nine new patent applications in the fiscal year. Congratulations to Chancellor Professor Yong Kim and retired faculty member Armand Lewis, both of the Bioengineering Department, for receiving U.S. Patent No. 9,440,413 on September 13, 2016, for the first issued patent covering their breakthrough technology for Flexible Energy Absorbing Materials (FEAM); and to Professor Dan MacDonald of Civil Engineering, for U.S. Patent No. 9,581,128, issued February 28, 2017, covering an improved device for wave energy conversion. As of the end of the fiscal year, UMass Dartmouth had 23 issued U.S. patents, with another 15 applications pending. OTCV continues to make progress in moving UMass Dartmouth inventions to the market. In October 2016, we signed a license agreement with User Friendly Recycling LLC of Norwood, Mass. for a novel technology for metal recycling invented by Dr. Chen-Lu Yang of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Bioengineering Department. And as the fiscal year ended, we closed negotiations on an agreement to grant an exclusive license to DSM Dyneema of an issued patent of Professor Qinguo Fan, Chair of Bioengineering, covering an improved method of applying dyes to fabrics. The Office also supports the campus’s research and teaching missions in several ways that go beyond traditional patent and licensing activities. During FY17, OTCV supported the efforts of several faculty members who were applying for translational research grants for promising technologies, resulting in successful grant awards to Dr. Patrick Cappillino of Chemistry/Biochemistry, for support of his research with Dr. Ertan Agar of UMass Lowell on a new class of electrolytes for flow batteries in the grid-scale energy storage market; and to Dr. Chen-Lu Yang for the further development of his metal recycling invention. Among other outreach efforts, David Glass , Director of Technology Commerlcialization and Ventures, served as a guest lecturer in two undergraduate classes during the fiscal year, discussing the basics of intellectual property protection and its application to academic research. System-wide, the five UMass campuses continue to stand out among our peers. During calendar year 2016, the university was awarded 58 U.S. patents arising from faculty inventions, placing UMass at Number 36 on the June 2017 list published by the National Academy of Inventors (the university ranked 30th among U.S. universities). For Fiscal Year 2017, UMass investigators across all the campuses disclosed 189 new inventions, and the university filed a total of 216 patent applications. During the fiscal year, the system received 65 issued U.S. patents and collected over $35 million in licensing revenue. There were 11 start-up companies formed to commercialize inventions arising from the five UMass campuses.

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Metrics Proposals by College FY 2017

Charlton College of Business 2% College of Nursing 5%

Other 2% School for Marine Science and Technology 32%

College of Arts & Science 28%

College of Engineering 32%

Schools

Amount

Proposals

School for Marine Science & Technology

$15,194,343

60*

College of Engineering

$14,931,275

51

College of Arts & Sciences

$12,998,761

54

College of Nursing

$2,163,355

4

Charlton College of Business

$1,003,410

2

$940,988

8

Other * Includes a proposal split with College of Arts & Sciences

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Metrics Proposals: Federal vs Non-Federal Agencies FY 2017

Non-Federal 18%

Federal 82%

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Type

Proposals

Requested

Federal

99

$38,646,996

Non-Federal

80

$8,585,135

Grand Total

179

$47,232,132

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Metrics Awards by Unit & Department FY 2017

Academic Affairs 8% Charlton College of Business >1% School for Marine Science and Technology 36%

College of Arts & Sciences 28%

Office of Chancellor 1% College of Nursing 5%

Unit Name Academic Affairs

College of Engineering 21%

Awards

Amount

6

$1,163,955

Unit Name

Awards

Amount

Civil & Environmental Engineering

$413,636

Academic Resource Center

$402,725

Computer Information Science

$735,986

Upward Bound

$761,230

Electrical & Computer Engineering

$856,631

$3,629

Mechanical Engineering

$481,014

$3,629

Physics

Charlton College of Business

1

Decision and Information Sciences College of Arts & Sciences

35

$3,967,443

Biology

$627,812

Center of Labor Education

$775,336

Chemistry & Biochemistry

$111,696

$79,986

College of Nursing

3

Adult Nursing

$451,631

Lead Paint Program

$314,956

Office of the Chancellor

4

Kaput Center

$1,411,699

Mathematics

$308,193

Economic Development

Psychology

$170,241

Public Policy

$562,466

S chool for Marine Science & Technology

College of Engineering

29

$2,907,946

BioEngineering

$123,234

 enter for Rehabilitation C Engineering

$217,459

$766,587

$135,118

Community Service & Partnership

$4,118 $131,000 68

$5,186,448

Estuarine and Ocean Sciences

$2,567,159

Fisheries Oceanography

$2,619,289

Grand Total

146

$14,131,125

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Metrics Federal Awards by Agency FY 2017

Environmental Protection Agency 6%

NASA 5%

U.S.Department of Energy 2%

U.S.Department of Labor 1% National Science Foundation 28%

U.S.Department of Health and Human Services 11%

U.S.Department of Defense 12%

U.S.Department of Education 12%

Agency Name

Amount

National Science Foundation

$2,688,072

National Oceanic and Atmoshperic Admin

$2,158,557

U.S. Department of Defense

$1,188,948

U.S. Department of Education

$1,177,925

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

$1,043,274

Environmental Protection Agency

$525,967

NASA

$482,586

U.S. Department of Energy

$153,343

U.S. Department of Labor

$128,537

Grand Total

16

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin 23%

Annual Report 2017

$9,547,209


Metrics Number of Awards for FYs 2015, 2016 and 2017 Number of Awards FYs 2015, 2016, 2017 182

200 180

172

160

146

140 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 2015 2016 2017

Awards Amounts for FYs 2015, 2016 and 2017 $13,948 $13,948

$14,702 $14,702

$14,131 $14,131

16000000 16000000

14000000 14000000

12000000 12000000

10000000 10000000

8000000 8000000

6000000 6000000

4000000 4000000

2000000 2000000

00

2015 2015

2016 2016

2017 2017

Annual Report 2017

17


Metrics Awards by Unit for FYs 2015, 2016 and 2017

$6,000,000

$5,000,000

$4,000,000

$3,000,000

$2,000,000

$1,000,000

$0

Academic Affairs

Charlton College of Business

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Engineering

College of Nursing

College of Visual and Performing Arts

FY17

$1,163,955

$3,629

$3,967,443

$2,907,946

$766,587

$0

School for Marine Science and Technology $5,186,448

Office of the Chancellor

FY16

$770,021

$0

$4,106,969

$3,198,945

$639,034

$0

$5,958,249

$29,133

FY15

$762,955

$12,357

$3,678,695

$3,965,200

$239,315

$15,000

$5,224,402

$50,000

$135,118

Number of Awards by Unit for FYs 2015, 2016 and 2017 80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

0

18

Academic Affairs

Number of Awards FY17

6

1

35

29

3

0

School for Marine Science and Technology 68

Number of Awards FY16

5

0

40

45

5

0

74

3

Number of Awards FY15

4

2

51

41

4

1

77

2

Annual Report 2017

Charlton College of Business

College of Arts and Sciences

College of Engineering

College of Nursing

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Office of the Chancellor 4


Metrics Awards by Purpose FY 2017 Awards by Purpose $12,000,000

$10,000,000

$8,000,000

$6,000,000

$4,000,000

$2,000,000

2017

Year 2015

Purpose Research Instruction/Training

2016

2017

Other Sponsored Activities

Instruction/Training

Research

Instruction/Training

Research

2016

Other Sponsored Activities

2015

Other Sponsored Activities

Instruction/Training

Research

$0

Amount $11,502,397 $81,125

Other Sponsored Activities

$2,364,402

Research

$10,631,074

Instruction/Training

$2,108,895

Other Sponsored Activities

$1,962,380

Research Instruction/Training Other Sponsored Activities

$10,509,536 $932,120 $2,689,468

Annual Report 2017

19


Metrics University of Massachusetts Dartmouth | Research and Other Sponsored Awards By Unit and Department Includes all New Awards, Supplements and Continuations Fiscal Year 2017 PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Student Support Services at UMass Dartmouth Instruction for Disadvantaged Students

Amount

Academic Affairs Academic Resource Center Koumas, Sokratis

Academic Resource Center Total

$402,725

$402,725

Upward Bound Hagopian, Kristin A

ISLAND FOUNDATION INC. Upward Bound Student Leadership & College Tours

Public Service $10,000

MA DEPT OF ELEMENTARY FY17 Summer Food Service Program & SECONDARY ED

Public Service $9,336

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Summer Food Program FY18

Public Service $294

Upward Bound Program

Public Service $741,600

Upward Bound Total

$761,230

Academic Affairs Total

$1,163,955

Charlton College of Business Decision and Information Sciences Shea, Timothy P.; Chopprian, John NEW BEDFORD HARBOR New Bedford Harbor Partnership 2017 DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION

20

Public Service $3,629

 ecision and Information Sciences D Total

$3,629

Charlton College of Business Total

$3,629

Annual Report 2017


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

Bernal, Diego

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

A Multi-faceted Investigation of the Movement Research Patterns, Spatial and Temporal Habitat Use, and Stock Structure of the Common Thresher Shark (Alopias Vulpinus) in the Western North Atlantic

$164,244

Drew, Robert Edward

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

CAREER: Do Anemonefish Exploit Anemone Sensory Mechanisms to Evade Attack by Their Hosts?

Research

$250,000

Moisander, Pia H

BOSTON ENGINEERING

OHIO Class Hull Antifouling

Research

$23,212

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Detection Limit Research in Marine Nitrogen Fixation Measurements Constraints of Rates from the Mesopelagic Ocean

$49,900

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

SG: Connecting Root Foraging Strategies to Competitive Outcomes and Community Structure

$140,456

College of Arts & Sciences Biology

Rajaniemi, Tara K.; Drew, Robert Edward

Research

Biology Total

$627,812

Center of Labor Education Jochim, Lisa A.

GREATER NB WORKFORCE FY17 ESOL for Dislocated Workers-(CFDA INVESTMENT AREA #17.278)

Public Service $8,085

Rapid Response Highliner Dislocated Workers

Public Service $58,417

WIOA-Dislocated Workers-High Liner Part 2

Public Service $62,035

MA DEPT OF ELEMENTARY FY17 State ABE Grant & SECONDARY ED

Public Service $613,199

Integrated English Literacy and Civics Education

Public Service $33,600

Center of Labor Education Total

$775,336

Chemistry & Biochemistry Cappillino, Patrick J

U.S. ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE

Multifunctional Bimetallic Nanomaterials Research Prepared by Atomic Layer Electroless Deposition

$49,696

Jia, Xiaofei

VETERANS MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Enhancement of Infectivity by HIV-1 Nef via Antagonism of SERINC Proteins

$62,000

Chemistry & Biochemistry Total

Research

$111,696

Annual Report 2017

21


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

FALL RIVER PUBLIC SCHOOLS

STEAM Up for College

Public Service $24,000

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

CAREER: Analyzing the Nexus Between Advantaged Social Positioning and Science Identity Development Among English Language Learners

Research

$156,386

Orrill, Chandra H

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Proportions Playground: A Dynamic World to Support Teachers’ Proportional Reasoning

Research

$738,337

Stroup, Walter M

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Collaborative Research: Group-Based Cloud Computing for STEM Education

Research

$457,755

NOYCE TEACH! Southcoast STEM

Instruction

$35,221

Kaput Center Kayumova, Shakhnoza

Witzig, Stephen B; Meressi, Tesfay NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Kaput Center Total

$1,411,699

Mathematics Chen, Yanlai; Dong, Bo

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Workshop: Recent Advances and Challenges in Discontinuous Galerkin Methods and Related Approaches

Research

Chen, Yanlai; Gottlieb, Sigal

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Rigorous Development of an Efficient Reduced Research Collocation Approach for High-Dimensional Parametric Partial Differential Equations

$158,494

Dong, Bo

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Development of Superconvergent Hybridizable Research Discontinuous Galerkin Methods and Mixed Methods for Korteweg-de Vries Type Equations

$43,048

Gottlieb, Sigal

AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

High Order Strong Stability Time Discretizations Research Beyond the Method-of-Lines Framework.

$91,651

Mathematics Total

$15,000

$308,193

Psychology Crowe, Christina Cipriano

WILLIAM T. GRANT FOUNDATION

Towards Improving Social Settings Serving YouthResearch with Special Needs: Measuring Social Processes in Special Education Classrooms-Phase II

$155,241

O’Hare, Aminda Jo; Ayotte, Brian J; Hall, Maureen

MIND AND LIFE INSTITUTE

The Impact of Mindfulness Meditation Training Research on Social Integration and Well-Being in FirstSemester College Students

$15,000

Psychology Total

22

Annual Report 2017

$170,241


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

CITY OF NEW BEDFORD

Southeastern Health Initiative for   Transformation (SHIFT) Technical Assistance II

Public Service $40,840

SOUTHCOAST HOSPITALS GROUP

Southcoast Health Community Needs Assessment 2016

Public Service $30,000

495/METROWEST PARTNERSHIP, INC.

495/Metro West Suburban Edge Community Commission

Public Service $47,965

BRISTOL COMMUNITY COLLEGE

MassCEC 2016 Offshore Wind Research Project Research

$99,721

MASS TECHNOLOGY LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Mass TLC Technology Industry Survey

Research

$10,000

MASSACHUSETTS LIFE SCIENCES CENTER

Assessing the Demand for Life Sciences Workers Research in Southeastern Massachusetts

$85,101

SEAPORT ECONOMIC COUNCIL

Massachusetts Maritime Economy

SOUTH SHORE HEALTH SYSTEM

South Shore Hospital Economic Impact Analysis Public Service $25,000

Public Policy Borges, David R.

Goodman, Michael D

Public Service $161,374

TOWN OF PROVINCETOWN Provincetown Technical Assistance

Public Service $5,000

UNITED WAY OF GREATER NEW BEDFORD

Public Service $15,000

United Way of Greater New Bedford Technical Assistance

Goodman, Michael D; Borges, David R.

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION The Community Foundation of Southeastern OF SOUTHEASTERN MA Massachusetts Arts & Culture Survey

Public Service $7,500

Korejwa, Elise Marie

MASSACHUSETTS HOUSING Policy Alternatives for Massachusetts Housing PARTNERSHIP

Research

$34,965

Public Policy Total

$562,466

College of Arts & Sciences Total

$3,967,443

College of Engineering

Bioengineering Karim, Lamya

Bioengineering Total

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH

Biomolecular and Cellular Mechanisms of Diabetic Skeletal Fragility

Research

$123,234

$123,234

Annual Report 2017

23


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

MA REHABILITATION COMMISSION

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering MSA - FY ‘18

Public Service $207,459

Year 5: Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Assistive Technology in SE Massachusetts

Public Service $10,000

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Cory, Lester W

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering Total

$217,459

Civil & Environmental Engineering MacDonald, Daniel G.

MA DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY RESOURCES

A Cost-disruptive, Low Impact, Modular Form Factor Low-head Hydropower System

Research

$50,000

MA EXEC OFFICE OF HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEV

Reducing the Cost of Wave Energy with an Innovative Tethered Ballast System

Research

$134,000

MacDonald, Daniel G.; Raessi, Mehdi

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH

The Role of Scale in the Development and Evolution of Stratified Shear Turbulence, Entrainment and Mixing: Supplementary Funding

Research

$23,415

Miller, Heather J.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

Snow and Soil Interactions

Research

$34,245

Mogawer, Walaa S

STATE OF MAINE

Development of a Hamburg Wheel Tracking Device (HWTD) Test Criterion for Maine DOT Asphalt Mixtures

Research

$71,976

Sengupta Sukalyan

BINATIONAL AGRIC RES DEV FUND

Closing the Nutrient Cycle through Sustainable Research Agricultural Waste Management

Civil & Environmental Engineering Total

$100,000

$413,646

Computer Information Science Balasubramanian, Ramprasad

Koop, David

Computer Information Science Total

24

Annual Report 2017

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH

Distributed Architecture to Address Communication Challenges in Achieving Multi-UUV Autonomy

Research

MA EXEC OFFICE OF HOUSING & ECONOMIC DEV

Autonomy and Navigation for Advanced UUVs Research Providing New Technology and Tools to Massachusetts Researchers

$612,250

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY

CI-EN: Enhancing and Supporting a Community-Based Analysis, Visualization, and Provenance Platform

$73,736

Research

$50,000

$735,986


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH

Adaptive Beamforming and Random Matrix Theory

Research

$141,996

Co-Prime Sensor Array Signal Processing

Research

$150,000

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

CSR: SMALL: Robust Algorithms for an Open Source Software Reliability Tool

Research

$12,555

NATL INST OF AEROSPACE

Rotorcraft Tradespace Exploration Incorporating Research Reliability Engineering

Electrical & Computer Engineering Buck, John R.

Fiondella, Lance Nicholas

$170,955

NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTERSoftware Reliability Modeling

Research

$91,082

Li, Yifei

AIR FORCE OFFICE OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

Research

$198,590

Payton, Karen L

SPEECH TECHNOLOGY AND DMX: Enabling Technology for Separation and APPLIED RESEARCH Enhancement of Mixed Signals

Research

$91,453

GHz &THz Photonics Testbed Instrumentation

Electrical & Computer Engineering

$856,631

Total

Mechanical Engineering Chalivendra, Vijaya; Kim, Yong K. U.S. ARMY RESEARCH OFFICE

Acquisition of State-of-the-Art High-Speed Video Camera for Capturing Dynamic Deformation under Impact Loads

Research

$235,000

Instruction

$42,453

Meressi, Tesfay

UNIVERSITY OF Urban Massachusetts Louis Stokes Alliance for MASSACHUSETTS - BOSTON Minority Participation (Mid-Level Alliance)

Raessi, Mehdi

MICHIGAN TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY

Evaporation Sub-Model Development for Research Volume of Fluid (eVOF) Method Applicable to Spray-Wall Interaction Including Film Thickness Characteristics with Validation at High Pressure/ Temperature Conditions

$153,343

Tandon, Amit

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH

Understanding the Ocean-Atmosphere Coupling Research in the Northern Indian Ocean

$50,128

Mechanical Engineering Total

$481,014

Physics Khanna, Gaurav

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Exploring Aspects of Large Mass-ratio Black Hole Binaries Using Time-domain Perturbation Theory

Research

$19,995

Studies of Large Mass-ratio Black Hole Binaries Research Using Time-domain Pertubation Theory

$59,991

Physics Total

$79,986

College of Engineering Total

$2,907,946

Annual Report 2017

25


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

Training

$451,631

College of Nursing

Adult Nursing Weatherford, Barbara H.

HEALTH RESOURCES Nursing Workforce Diversity: Moving Forward SERVICE ADMINISTRATION

Adult Nursing Total

$451,631

Lead Paint Program Smith, Elvira

MA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Childhood Lead Posioning Prevention Program

Public Service $157,674

UMassD Lead Program

Public Service $157,282

Lead Paint Program Total

$314,956

College of Nursing Total

$766,587

Office of the Chancellor

Community Service& Partnership Healy, Deirdre E.

MA SERVICE ALLIANCE

Picture Yourself in Service

Public Service $4,118

 ommunity Service& Partnership C Total

$4,118

Economic Development

26

Dunn, Hugh Carroll

MA OFFICE OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Regional Economic Development Organization Public Service $21,000 Program

Stapleton, Tobias M.

MASSACHUSETTS CLEAN ENERGY CENTER

IncubateMass - FY2017 Operation and Management Costs for Incubators Program Offering

Public Service $100,000

Yang, Chen-Lu

MASSACHUSETTS CLEAN ENERGY CENTER

Electrochemical Ammunition Disposal and Material Recovery

Research

$10,000

Economic Development Total

$131,000

Office of the Chancellor Total

$135,118

Annual Report 2017


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Kelp Forests: Their Services, Valuation and Fate Research in a Changing Climate

$62,839

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Collaborative Research: GEOTRACES Arctic Research Ocean Section-Constraining Nitrogen Cycling in the Western Arctic Ocean

$53,289

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Profiling Sensor Map N2 Gas Production in OMZs

Research

$34,760

Brown, Wendell S.

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

MARACOOS

Research

$132,642

Howes, Brian L.

DARTMOUTH NATURAL RESOURCES TRUST

Nonquitt Marsh Restoration Project

Research

$13,914

MA DEPT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION

WBNERR Water Quality Analyses FY17-18

Research

$14,000

MA DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

MEP 2016 Implementation of Linked Watershed-Research Embayment Management Approach for Wellfleet Harbor, Barnstable Harbor, Menemsha/ Squibnocket Ponds, Plymough Harbor and Sesuit Harbor Project Number 17-03CAP

$231,250

MASHPEE WAMPANOAG TRIBE

Popponesset & Waquoit Bays Water Quality Monitoring Program: Baseline Water Quality Monitoring

Research

$8,400

Research

$12,500

Quantifying the Nutrient Release/Uptake Rates Research from Sediments in Mill Pond and Comparison to Historic Rates

$13,000

TOWN OF BARNSTABLE

Sampling, Laboratory Testing and Reporting of 23 Ponds

Research

$28,880

TOWN OF CHATHAM

Town of Chatham Estuarine Monitoring Technical Support

Research

$12,188

Town of Chatham Estuarine Monitoring Technical Support for PBA

Research

$19,500

TOWN OF DENNIS

Dennis WQM FY 14

Research

$18,000

TOWN OF FALMOUTH

Diagnostic Assessment of Nutrient Cycling in Mill Pond

Research

$36,000

Town of Falmouth PondWatch Water Quality Sampling and Analysis 2017

Research

$25,000

Water Quality Modeling Scenarios for the Town Research of Falmouth

$11,000

Water Quality Monitoring of West Falmouth Harbor and Crocker Pond FY17

$5,200

S chool for Marine Science & Technology

Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Altabet, Mark A.

THREE BAYS PRESERVATION Quantifying Nitrogen Removal by Oysters in Upwellers in North Bay

Research

Annual Report 2017

27


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

Water Quality Monitoring Related to Quashnet-Moonakiss River Study

Research

$43,500

Mashpee Water Quality Partnership

Research

$16,800

Oyster Bioremediation of Nitrogen in Mashpee Estuaries

Research

$82,000

TOWN OF NANTUCKET

Nantucket Estuarine Water Quality Monitoring Technical Support

Research

$48,900

TOWN OF ORLEANS

Technical Assistance for Town of Orleans: Development of Cedar Pond Adaptive Operations and Maintenance Plan and Assistance in Town SEIR Submittal

Research

$8,350

Technical Support for the Town of Orleans Water Quality and Wastewater Planning Planning Program FY17

Research

$365,500

Town of Orleans 2015 Water Quality Monitoring Program

Research

$12,400

Town of Orleans Lonnie’s Pond Oyster Aquaculture Technical Assistance

Research

$28,500

TOWN OF YARMOUTH

Water Quality Monitoring of Lewis Bay, Parkers River and Bass River

Research

$8,400

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

Quantifying Potential for Oyster Aquaculture

Research

$525,967

Howes, Brian L.; Samimy, Roland

MARTHA’S VINEYARD COMMISSION

Martha’s VIneyard Island-wide Nutrient Water Quality Monitoring Services for Estuaries and Salt Ponds

Research

$36,450

Lohrenz, Steven E

NATIONAL AERO AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

An Integrated Terrestrial-Coastal Ocean Observation and Modeling Framework for Carbon Management Decision Support

Research

$384,776

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Research and Education in Quantitative Fisheries Research and Ecosystem Science

$185,342

L ohrenz, Steven E; Chen, Changsheng; Goodman, Michael; Gunasekaran, Angappa; Howes, Brian L.; Samimy, Roland; Stokesbury, Kevin

MASSACHUSETTS CLEAN ENERGY CENTER

Development of a National Offshore Wind Research Agenda

Research

$50,000

Sundermeyer, Miles A

MA DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES

DMF Admin Environmental Review FY17

Research

$30,000

Pilskaln, Cynthia

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS - BOSTON

Improving the Environment While Protecting Coasts: A Holistic Accounting of Ecosystem Services of “Green Infrastructure and Natural and Nature-Based Features (NNBF)” in an Urbanized Coastal Environment

Research

$16,912

TOWN OF MASHPEE

Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Total

28

Annual Report 2017

$2,567,159


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

CLEARWATER SEAFOODS

SMAST Video Survey of the Canadian Portion of Research Georges Bank and Browns Bank, 2016

$135,062

OCEAN LEADER FISHERIES LTD.

Survey of the Canadian Sea Cucumber Population

Research

$14,325

 ethoney, Naiff David; B Stokesbury, Kevin D.E.

ACADIA UNIVERSITY

Application of Benthic Imaging to Improve Production Capacity in the Nova Scotian Sea Cucumber Fishery

Research

$64,540

Cadrin, Steven X.

ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE Developing Applications of Fishery Catch Rates Research FUND for New England Groundfish Stock Assessments

$7,500

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

Investigating Population Structure of Atlantic Cod in the Broader Gulf of Maine Area Using Next Generation Sequencing

$3,378

MA DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES

FY17 MFI Graduate Education Program Director Research

$45,222

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Factors Influencing Scallop Landings per Unit Effort (LPUE) (RSA)

$77,199

Fisheries Oceanography Bethoney, Naiff David

 adrin, Steven X.,; C Cowles, Geoffrey; Zemeckis; Douglas R

Chen, Changsheng; He, Pingguo

Research

NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM Estimating the Discard Mortality Rate and Research Deriving Best Catch-and-Release for Haddock Discarded in Gulf of Maine Recreational Fisheries

$6,463

NATURE CONSERVANCY

Investigating the Stock Structure and Life History of Atlantic Halibut, a Species of Concern off New England

Research

$85,362

NEW ENGLAND AQUARIUM Evaluation of Methods to Reverse the Acute Effects of Barotraumas & Increase the Post-Release Survival of Cusk Discarded in the Gulf of Maine Recreational Fisheries

Research

$15,146

Modeling Recruitment Dynamics of Atlantic Research Cod in the Western Gulf of Maine for Improved Fisheries Management

$21,486

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE Towards a Cost-Effective Monitoring System of Research OF TECHNOLOGY Ocean Acidification in the U.S. Northeast

$45,000

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION

Collaborative Research: Model Process Studies Research of Freshwater Accumulation and Release in the Beaufort Gyre of the Arctic Ocean

$381,366

TOWN OF DARTMOUTH

Climate Vulnerability Assessment on Potential Flooding of Apponagansett Bay and Clarks Cove, Dartmouth, MA

Research

$20,000

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Technical Support for NOAA FVCOM Modeling Activities

Research

$49,192

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Sea Scallop Larval and Early Juvenile Transport Research Along the Northeast Continental Shelf: A Modeling Tool to Enhance Scallop Management of Rotationally Closed Areas (RSA)

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION Chen, Changsheng

Research

$339,065

Annual Report 2017

29


Metrics PI; CO-PI

Sponsor

Title

Type

Amount

Cowles, Geoffrey W.

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Quantification of the Contribution of Wastewater Effluent to Coastal Ocean Acidification

Research

$8,639

 owles, Geoffrey W.; C Stokesbury, Kevin D.E.

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Modeling the Impact of Climate Change on Research Larval Connectivity and Recruitment of the American Lobster off of Southern New England

Fay,Gavin

MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Research OF TECHNOLOGY Graduate Fellowship

$33,650

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Development and Evaluation of a State-Space Multispecies Fisheries Assessment Model

Research

$18,603

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Density

Research

$56,617

NEW ENGLAND FISHERY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

Analysis and Infographics Support for Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Amendment 8 to the Atlantic Herring Fishery Management Plan

Research

$12,568

 eorgianna, Daniel; G Inglis, Susan Dale

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Monitoring Gray Meat Infestations in Atlantic Research Sea Scallops in a Closed Area on Georges Bank (RSA)

$119,884

He, Pingguo

MA DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES

Complementary Testing of Off-Bottom Trawls to Target Georges Bank Haddock

$9,639

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

Measuring Swimming Capacity of Yellowtail and Research Windowpane Flounders (RSA)

$124,276

Stokesbury, Kevin D.E.

MA DIVISION OF MARINE FISHERIES

FY17 Groundfish Video Trawl Survey

Research

$361,778

S tokesbury, Kevin D.E.; Bethoney, Naiff David

NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMIN

2017 Broadscale Drop Camera Survey of the US East Coast Sea Scallop Resource (RSA)

Research

$264,313

High-resolution Video Survey Examining the Scallop Population and Habitat in the Closed Area I Access Area and Sliver (RSA)

Research

$42,480

High-Resolution Video Survey Examining the Scallop Population and Habitat in the Closed Area II Access Area and Extension (RSA)

Research

$89,458

2017 Zooplankton Analysis

Research

$24,300

T urner,Jefferson T *Award split with Biology Dept

30

$142,778

BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE

Research

Fisheries Oceanography Total

$2,619,289

S chool for Marine Science & Technology Total

$5,186,448

Grand Total

$14,131,125

Annual Report 2017


Metrics Sponsored Projects Expenditures FY 2017 SPONSORED PROJECTS EXPENDITURES FY 2017 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 $4,000,000 $3,000,000 $2,000,000 $1,000,000 $0

Totals

Academic Affairs

Charlton College of Business

College of Arts & Sciences

College of Engineering

College of Nursing

Office of the Chancellor

School for Marine Science & Technology

Student Affairs

$799,100

$3,647

$3,571,535

$3,870,323

$421,055

$19,304

$5,183,682

$73,248

Unit Name

FY 2015

FY 2016

FY 2017

Academic Affairs

$916,073

$784,172

$799,100

$46,921

$39,188

$19,304

$4,096

$4,761

$3,647

College of Arts & Sciences

$3,430,282

$3,250,752

$3,571,535

College of Engineering

$2,901,704

$3,193,718

$3,870,323

$163,092

$334,657

$421,055

$4,616,215

$5,241,363

$5,183,682

Student Affairs

$0

$72,518

$73,247

Grand Total

$12,078,383

$12,921,038

$13,941,894

Office of the Chancellor Charlton College of Business

College of Nursing School for Marine Science & Technology

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Metrics Expenditures by Department & PI FY 2017

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Academic Resource Center

$407,299

Center of Labor Education

$744,633

Koumas,Sokratis Direct Indirect

$407,299 $379,804 $27,495

Jochim,Lisa A. Direct Indirect

$744,633 $676,680 $67,954

Adult Nursing

$284,894

Chemistry

$205,895

Asselin,Marilyn E Direct Indirect Weatherford,Barbara H. Direct Indirect

$814 $740 $74 $284,080 $267,203 $16,877

Bioengineering

$109,667

Ferreira,Tracie L. Direct Indirect Karim,Lamya Direct Indirect Kim,Yong K. Direct Indirect

$3,883 $2,505 $1,378 $36,713 $33,994 $2,720 $69,071 $44,562 $24,509

Cai,Shuowei Direct Indirect Cappillino,Patrick J Direct Guo,Maolin Direct Indirect Jia,Xiaofei Direct Indirect Manke,David Robert Direct

Biology

$944,670

Bernal,Diego Direct Indirect Bromage,Erin S. Direct Indirect Bucci,Vanni Direct Indirect Drew,Robert Edward Direct Indirect Koop,Jennifer Direct Indirect Moisander,Pia H Direct Indirect O’Connor,Nancy J. Direct Indirect Silby,Mark Winston Direct Indirect

$204,055 $168,638 $35,416 $74,519 $55,581 $18,938 $207,227 $146,940 $60,287 $200,328 $129,516 $70,812 $61,670 $53,037 $8,633 $71,669 $51,845 $19,824 $117,054 $109,209 $7,845 $8,147 $5,257 $2,891

Center for Rehabilitation Engineering

$223,559

Cory,Lester W Direct Indirect

$223,559 $203,235 $20,324

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Civil/Environmental Engineering MacDonald,Daniel G. Direct Indirect Miller,Heather J. Direct Indirect Mogawer,Walaa S Direct Indirect Pour A Tootkaboni,Mazdak Direct Indirect Sengupta,Sukalyan Direct Indirect

$38,030 $24,536 $13,495 $51,481 $51,481 $70,555 $45,327 $25,228 $37,120 $23,948 $13,172 $8,709 $8,709 $1,271,979 $386,886 $268,005 $118,880 $9,871 $6,369 $3,503 $686,556 $579,899 $106,657 $152,530 $98,324 $54,206 $36,136 $23,917 $12,219

Community Service

$4,044

Healy,Deirdre E. Direct Indirect

$4,044 $3,851 $193

Computer Information Science

$298,936

Balasubramanian,Ramprasad Direct Indirect Koop,David Direct Indirect

$257,502 $220,919 $36,582 $41,435 $26,732 $14,703


Metrics

CUSP - Center for University & School Partner

$18,317

Blake,Loretta D. Direct Indirect

$18,317 $17,115 $1,202

Decision & Information Science

$3,647

Shea,Timothy P. Direct Indirect

$3,647 $2,533 $1,115

Economic Development

$15,261

Dunn,Hugh Carroll Direct Indirect

$15,261 $13,873 $1,387

Electrical & Computer Engineering Brown,David A. Direct Indirect Buck,John R. Direct Indirect Fiondella,Lance Nicholas Direct Indirect Fortier,Paul J Direct Indirect Gendron,Paul John Direct Indirect Li,Yifei Direct Indirect Payton,Karen L Direct Indirect Wang,Honggang Direct Indirect

$1,280,733 $92,247 $79,333 $12,914 $291,189 $185,667 $105,523 $189,793 $121,052 $68,741 $126,779 $88,947 $37,832 $6,333 $4,086 $2,247 $202,682 $146,555 $56,127 $79,377 $52,023 $27,354 $292,331 $237,028 $55,303

English

$51,295

Arrigo,Anthony F. Direct Indirect

$51,295 $40,462 $10,832

Estuarine & Ocean Sciences

$2,177,379

Altabet,Mark A. Direct Indirect Bourbonnais,Annie Direct Indirect Brown,Wendell S. Direct Indirect Gangopadhyay,Avijit Direct Indirect Goodman,Louis Direct Indirect Howes,Brian L. Direct Indirect Lohrenz,Steven E Direct Indirect Pilskaln,Cynthia Direct Indirect Schlezinger,David Direct Indirect Sundermeyer,Miles A Direct Indirect

$165,641 $106,954 $58,687 $38,680 $24,955 $13,725 $151,866 $100,592 $51,274 $9,085 $5,824 $3,261 $7,047 $4,547 $2,501 $1,009,338 $746,797 $262,541 $655,588 $553,024 $102,563 $6,041 $3,898 $2,144 $30,039 $19,380 $10,660 $104,054 $78,420 $25,634

Fisheries Oceanography

$3,006,303

Bethoney,Naiff David Direct Indirect Cadrin,Steven X. Direct Indirect Chen,Changsheng Direct Indirect Cowles,Geoffrey W. Direct Indirect Fay,Gavin Direct Indirect Georgianna,Daniel Direct Indirect He,Pingguo Direct Indirect Stokesbury,Kevin D.E. Direct Indirect Turner,Jefferson T Direct Indirect

$134,143 $89,671 $44,472 $496,423 $371,029 $125,394 $576,963 $398,579 $178,384 $124,508 $94,308 $30,200 $180,876 $132,170 $48,706 $167,793 $134,184 $33,609 $407,301 $324,615 $82,686 $822,061 $682,013 $140,047 $96,235 $62,195 $34,040

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History

$49,749

Philosophy

$1,000

Koot,Gerard M Direct Indirect

$49,749 $38,975 $10,774

Eckert,Maureen A. Direct

$1,000 $1,000

Kaput Center

$607,934

Kayumova,Shakhnoza. Direct Orrill,Chandra H. Direct Indirect Stroup,Walter M Direct Indirect Witzig,Stephen B Direct Indirect

$17,474 $17,474 $195,599 $130,858 $64,741 $5,528 $3,566 $1,961 $389,333 $359,568 $29,765

Lead Paint Program

$136,161

Smith,Elvira Direct Indirect

$136,161 $123,827 $12,334

Mathematics

$282,100

Dong,Bo Direct Indirect Gottlieb,Sigal Direct Indirect Heryudono,Alfa R.H. Direct Indirect Wang,Cheng Direct Indirect

$41,248 $26,612 $14,636 $127,841 $86,981 $40,860 $26,180 $16,890 $9,290 $86,831 $58,722 $28,109

Mechanical Engineering

$629,241

Chalivendra,Vijaya Direct Indirect Huang,Wenzhen Direct Indirect Meressi,Tesfay Direct Indirect Raessi,Mehdi Direct Indirect Ramachandran,Sanjiv Direct Indirect Tandon,Amit Direct Indirect

$92,955 $64,872 $28,083 $17,961 $11,514 $6,448 $44,536 $42,445 $2,092 $109,522 $73,821 $35,702 $58,334 $37,635 $20,699 $305,931 $202,994 $102,937

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Physics

$56,209

Khanna,Gaurav Direct Indirect Price,Richard H Direct Indirect Wang,Jianyi Jay Direct Indirect

$28,870 $18,626 $10,244 $11,464 $7,396 $4,068 $15,876 $10,323 $5,553

Psychology

$142,295

Crowe,Christina Cipriano Direct Indirect O’Hare,Aminda Jo Direct

$136,695 $118,865 $17,830 $5,600 $5,600

Public Policy

$516,147

Borges,David R. Direct Indirect Goodman,Michael D Direct Indirect Korejwa,Elise Marie. Direct Indirect

$84,562 $58,724 $25,838 $415,806 $289,442 $126,365 $15,778 $10,957 $4,821

Sociology/Anthropology

$7,500

Kulick,Rachel Direct

$7,500 $7,500

Upward Bound

$391,801

Hagopian,Kristin A Direct Indirect

$391,801 $369,129 $22,672

Women’s Gender & Sexuality Center

$73,247

Parker,Juli L. Direct

$73,247 $73,247

Grand Total

$13,941,895


Interim Vice Chancellor for Research Tesfay Meressi

Director of Sponsored Projects Administration Elena Glatman

Director of Technology Commerlcialization and Ventures David Glass

Manager of Pre-Award Administration Michelle Plaud

Director of Institutional Ethics & Compliance Andrew Karberg

Research Development Manager Mary Hensel

Administration Assistant II Stefanie Picard

Post-Award Grants Manager Paulette Deakin Rebecca Harrison Financial Systems & Reporting Manager Catherine Palmer

Accountant III Nancy Correia Sandra Rosa

Administrative Assistant II Francine Alfonse

Pre-Award & Subrecipient Manager Deborah Dolan

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