Research Projects

Title: NC Food Safety Education Program for the Youth
Investigator(S): Kofi Adu-Nyako
Department: Agricultural Educ/Econ
Funded Amount:  $30,000.000
Sponsoring Agency: US Department of Agriculture/CSREES

Title: Development of A Protocol for Testing the Performance of Commercially Available Portable, Cord-Connected, Electric, In-Room Air Cleaners Relative to Reduction O
Investigator(S): Harmohindar Singh
Department: Architectural Engineering
Funded Amount: $134,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: Honeywell, Inc.

Title: Effects of Aerial Exposure Times and Temperature on the Biochemical Oxygen Demand of Zebra Musset Debris Generated by Dam and Lock Maintenance
Investigator(S) David Aldridge
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $29,998.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Army/Corps of Engineers/WES

Title: Molecular Biology of Rubella Virus
Investigator(S): Doretha Foushee
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $124,253.00
Sponsoring Agency: Georgia State University
 
Title: Optimization of Long-Term Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell Performance
Investigator(S): Kenneth Roberts
Department: CERT
Funded Amount: $100,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Army/CERL
 
Title: Air Force Fast Center for Environmental Remediation, Fate and Transport of Hazardous Chemicals 
Investigator(S): Vinayak Kabadi
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $3,349,408.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Air Force/AFOSR/BOLLING
 
Title: Surfactant/Supercritical Fluid Cleaning of Contaminated Substrates
Investigator(S): Kenneth Roberts
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $296,186.00
Sponsoring Agency: NASA Kennedy Space Center
 
Title: Hydrogen Production and Separation in a Novel Membrane-Reactor-Separator for use in Fuel Cell System
Investigator(S): Shamsuddin Ilias
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $193,060.00
Sponsoring Agency: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
 
Title: Development of Novel Electocatalysts for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
Investigator(S): Shamsuddin Ilias
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $199,999.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept of Energy/Pittsburgh
 
Title: Separation of Hydrogen and Carbon Dioxide Using Novel Membrane Reactor in Advanced Fossil Energy Conversion Process
Investigator(S): Shamsuddin Ilias
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $199,963.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept of Energy/Pittsburgh
 
Title: Interdisciplinary Environmental Engineering Fellowship Program for Agricultural, Chemical and Civil Engineering
Investigator(S): Shoou-Yuh Chang
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funded Amount: $382,500.00 
Sponsoring Agency: US Department of Education
 
Title: BS In Occupational Safety & Health: Program Improvement and Expansion Grant
Investigator(S): Dilip Shah
Department: Construction Management & Safety
Funded Amount: $190,143.00
Sponsoring Agency: HHS-US Health & Human Services
 
Title: Decontamination and Dismantlement Quantity Takeoff of Environmental Project
Investigator(S): Musibau Shofoluwe
Department: Construction Management & Safety
Funded Amount: $49,983.00 
Sponsoring Agency: Fluor Daniel Fernald, Inc. (FDF)
 
Title: K-12 Career Awareness in Food and Environmental Systems 
Investigator(S): Robert Williamson
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $31,998.00
Sponsoring Agency: Tuskegee University
 
Title: An Assessment of the Economic Potential of Producing Greens for the Fresh and Processed Market
Investigator(S): Ray McKinnie
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $18,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture/Farm Service
 
Title: Environmental Intervention Program for Small-Scale and Limited Resource Farmers in NC
Investigator(S): Daniel Lyons
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $232,754.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC Dept of Agriculture
 
Title: Livestock Environmental Issues Curriculum Project
Investigator(S): Daniel Lyons
Department: Cooperative Extension 
Funded Amount: $2,500.00
Sponsoring Agency: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 
Title: Establishing Pesticide Container Recycling Center 
Investigator(S): Mohammed Ibrahim
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $5,775.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC Dept of Agriculture
 
Title: DOE Chair of Excellence in Environmental Sciences
Investigator(S): Lonnie Sharpe 
Department: Dean, Engineering
Funded Amount: $1,850,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept of Energy/Chicago
 
Title: Academic Partnership Program in Environmental Restoration and Waste Management 
Investigator(S): Earnestine Psalmonds
Department: Division of Research
Funded Amount: $1,162,507.00
Sponsoring Agency: Clark Atlanta University
 
Title: Environmental Protection Agency-NCA&TSU Partnership Program
Investigator(S): Earnestine Psalmonds
Department: Division of Research 
Funded Amount: $22,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: US Environmental Protection Agency
 
Title: Environmental Economics Framework Application, Communication and Evaluation 
Investigator(S): Vereda King
Department: Economics & Trans./Logisticis 
Funded Amount: $78,535.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Environmental Protection Agency
 
Title: Control and Health Monitoring of Variable Speed Wind Power Generation Systems 
Investigator(S): Yong Song 
Department: Electrical Engineering
Funded Amount: $775,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
 
Title: Research Experience in Renewable Power Generation and Control 
Investigator(S): Yong Song 
Department: Electrical Engineering
Funded Amount: $55,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
 
Title: Assessment of Human Interaction with Virtual Environmental Training 
Investigator(S): Celestine Ntuen
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering 
Funded Amount: $120,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Air Force/Brooks
 
Title: Safety Analysis and Ergonomic Design for Material Handling System 
Investigator(S): Herbert Nwankwo 
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering
Funded Amount: $11,810.00 
Sponsoring Agency: Miller Brewing Company
 
Title: Ergonomic Assessment and Process Reengineering Design at Miller Brewing Company 
Investigator(S): Herbert Nwankwo 
Department: Industrial & Systems Engineering
Funded Amount: $9,207.00 
Sponsoring Agency: NC State University
 
Title: Robotic Tooling for DOE Environmental Management 
Investigator(S): Shih-Liang Wang 
Department: Mechanical Engineering 
Funded Amount: $180,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept of Energy/Aiken
 
Title: Investigation of Heat Transfer Properties in Aerospace Applications
Investigator(S): Suresh Chandra 
Department: Mechanical Engineering 
Funded Amount: $44,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
 
Title: Crop Canopy and Residue Cover Characteristics of Cropping Systems in the Southeastern USA 
Investigator(S): Marihelen Glass 
Department: Natural Resources
Funded Amount: $218,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture/SCS
 
Title: Poultry Manure Management in Cropland for Sustainable Agroecosystems 
Investigator(S): M.R. Reddy
Department: Natural Resources 
Funded Amount: $268,911.00 
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture
 
Title: Swine Wastewater Treatment in Marsh-Pond-Marsh Wetlands 
Investigator(S): G.B. Reddy 
Department: Natural Resources 
Funded Amount: $35,000.00 
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture
 
Title: Interdisciplinary Rural Health Training Program
Investigator(S): Sarah Kirk 
Department: Sociology/Social Work
Funded Amount: $10,100.00
Sponsoring Agency: East Carolina University
 
Title: Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing of Technologies For Environmental Restoration, Decontamination and Decommissioning and High Level Waste Management 
Investigator(S): Godfrey Uzochukwu 
Department: Waste Management Institute 
Funded Amount: $259,250.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept of Energy/Savannah River
 
Title: Basic Ordering Agreement 
Investigator(S): Godfrey Uzochukwu 
Department: Waste Management Institute 
Funded Amount: $0.00 
Sponsoring Agency: Education, Research & Devel. Assoc. (Basic Ordering Agreement)
 
Title: Science & Technology Center for Environmentally Responsible Solvent and Processes 
Investigator(S): Godfrey Uzochukwu 
Department: Waste Management Institute 
Funded Amount: $1,194,725.00 
Sponsoring Agency: UNC-Chapel Hill
 
Title: Technical Support for Monitored Natural Attenuation 
Investigator(S): Godfrey Uzochukwu 
Department: Waste Management Institute
Funded Amount: $60,552.00 
Sponsoring Agency: Education, Research & Devel. Assoc.
 
Title: Environmental Audit Privilege: Related Health Issues
Investigator(S): Ida Backmon
Department: Accounting
Funded Amount: $2,250.00
Sponsoring Agency: Grambling State University

Title: An E-Learning Approach to Teacher Education in Agriculture in North Carolina
Investigator(S): Antoine Alston
Department: Agribusiness and Applied Economics/Education
Funded Amount: $25,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: North Carolina State University

Title: Rural Community Business Development Partnership
Investigator(S): William Amponsah
Department: Agricultural Education/Economics
Funded Amount: $70,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture

Title: Partnership Enhancement of An Agromedicine Associated University
Investigator(S): Jill Henson-Upshaw
Department: Animal Sciences
Funded Amount: $4,301.25
Sponsoring Agency: NC Dept of Agriculture

Title: Southern Consortium For Abbiotech Outreach for Underserved Communities
Investigator(S): Mulumebet Worku
Department: Animal Sciences
Funded Amount: $223,997.00
Sponsoring Agency: Alabama A&M University

Title: Changes in Soil Quality of Farming Systems Directed Towards Agricultural Sustainability
Investigator(S): Charles Raczkowski
Department: Animal Sciences
Funded Amount: $19,955.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC State University

Title: Center for Energy Research and Technology
Investigator(S): Harmohindar Singh
Department: Architectural Engineering
Funded Amount: $540,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC Dept of Commerce/Energy Division

Title: Chemical Industries of the Southeast: Profile of Chemical Industry of Southeast: OTI's Industries of the Future
Investigator(S): Harmohindar Singh
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $25,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Title: Support for Undergraduate Research Training in the Talent-21 Project at NCA&TSU
Investigator(S): Caesar Jackson
Department: Arts & Sciences
Funded Amount: $83,927.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Education

Title: Visiting Industrial Scientist- Dr. Ricardo Parker
Investigator(S): Bette McKnight
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $2,500.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC Biotechnology Center

Title: Partnership of Under-Represented Scientist United for Education (PURSUE)
Investigator(S): Joseph Whittaker
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $38,919.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Department of Education

Title: Interdisciplinary Graduate Training in Biotechnology, Genomics and Bioinforamatics
Investigator(S): Mary Smith
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $173,142.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Education

Title: Health Careers Opportunity Program
Investigator(S): Perry Mack
Department: Biology
Funded Amount: $14,580.00
Sponsoring Agency: UNC-Chapel Hill

Title: Study of Innovative Manufacturing Housing Envelope Materials
Investigator(S): William McGinley
Department: CAAEE
Funded Amount: $24,379.00
Sponsoring Agency: University of Central Florida

Title: Condition Assessment; Re-Commissioning (RECX) and Measurement & Verification of Army Buildings
Investigator(S): Peter Rojeski
Department: CAAEE
Funded Amount: $9,560.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Army/CERL

Title: Development of Graduate Level Courses in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Investigator(S): Harmohindar Singh
Department: CAAEE
Funded Amount: $50,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE-US Dept. of Energy

Title: Upgrading Non-Ductile Reinforced Concrete Frame Connections
Investigator(S): Sameer Hamoush
Department: CAAEE
Funded Amount: $59,961.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Army/CERL

Title: Condition Assessment; Re-Commissioning (RECX) and Measurement & Verification of Army Buildings
Investigator(S): Peter Rojeski
Department: CAAEE
Funded Amount: $107,549.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOD-Army/CERL

Title: International Development Partnership with Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) to Development Collaborative Research in Pollution Prevention
Investigator(S): Shamsuddin Ilias
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $102,902.00
Sponsoring Agency: United Negro College Fund

Title: Flux Enhancement in Crossflow Membrane Filtration Fouling and its Minimization Reversal
Investigator(S): Shamsuddin Ilias
Department: Chemical Engineering
Funded Amount: $192,509.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOE- Federal Energy Technology Center

Title: Design and Implementation of a Web-Based GIS Road Closure Information System Road CIO System
Investigator(S): Emmanuel Nzewi
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funded Amount: $215,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: DOT-US Dept of Transportation/FHWA

Title: Student Internship Program to Support GIS Research and Education
Investigator(S): Emmanuel Nzewi
Department: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Funded Amount: $12,240.00
Sponsoring Agency: Guilford County

Title: Low Cost RTM Carbon/Carbon Composites for Automotive to Space Applications
Investigator(S): Kunigal Shivakumar
Department: Composite Materials
Funded Amount: $550,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: National Science Foundation

Title: Approaches to Design and Evaluation of Sandwich Composites
Investigator(S): Kunigal Shivakumar
Department: Composite Materials
Funded Amount: $4,579.00
Sponsoring Agency: NASA Langley Research Center

Title: Community Economic Empowerment through Intra-State Partnership Alliance
Investigator(S): Musibau Shofoluwe
Department: Construction Management
Funded Amount: $475,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: HUD-Housing & Urban Development

Title: A Gateway for Learning for Flood Impacted Rural North Carolina
Investigator(S): Ellen Smoak
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $4,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: Evangelical Lutheran Church

Title: Enhancing Economic Opportunities of Tobacco Impacted Communities through Alternative Agricultural Enterprises and Business Management
Investigator(S): Ray McKinnie
Department: Cooperative Extension
Funded Amount: $250,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: The Golden Leaf Foundation

Title: Demonstrative Program For The Application of Fuzzy Controlled Pebbs in HVAC System
Investigator(S): Abdollah Homaifar
Department: Electrical Engineering
Funded Amount: $16,850.00
Sponsoring Agency: Virginia Polytech. Institute & State University

Title: Granular Activated Carbon made from North Carolina Agricultural By-Products
Investigator(S): Chung Seo
Department: Human Enviro. & Family Science
Funded Amount: $270,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Agriculture

Title: Development of Spice Meat Analogs & Technology Transfer of Value Added Products From Peanuts
Investigator(S): Mohamed Ahmenda
Department: Human Enviro. & Family Science
Funded Amount: $39,995.00
Sponsoring Agency: University of Georgia

Title: Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Vehicle
Investigator(S): Mark Schulz
Department: Human Enviro. & Family Science
Funded Amount: $80,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Title: Evaluation of A Distributed Sensor for Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structures
Investigator(S): Mannur Sundareson
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Funded Amount: $4,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC State University

Title: Measure of Soil Physical Properties in Research Systems Direct Toward Agricultural Sustainability
Investigator(S): Charles Raczkowski
Department: Natural Resources
Funded Amount: $6,000.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC State University

Title: Enhancing Biotechnology Capabilities at NCA&TSU
Investigator(S): Marihelen Glass
Department: Natural Resources
Funded Amount: $147,774.00
Sponsoring Agency: NC Biotechnology Center