Research Grants and Contracts

LAST 3 YEARS (as of June 2009)

  1. Sponsor: InfoScitex (AFRL funding - STTR) - Starting January 2010
    Title: Distributed Conformal Actuation with Electro Active Polymers (Phase II)
    Fund granted: $300,000
    Contract Period: 24 months
    Effort: Lead PI (65%)
    Associates: Lucy Zhang (co-PI, 35%)
  2. Sponsor: NSF - Starting January 2010
    Title: Exploratory Investigation of Active Vibration and Flow Control in Wind Turbine Blades
    Fund granted: $100,000
    Contract Period: 12 months
    Effort: Sole PI
  3. Sponsor: Aerocity - Started June 2009
    Title: Aerocity Wind Energy Res Concepts
    Fund granted: $63,816
    Contract Period: 7 months
    Effort: Sole PI
  4. Sponsor: Northrop-Grumman - Started January 2009
    Title: Control of transonic flow in a inlet Ducts - Phase III
    Fund granted: $225,000
    Contract Period: 12 months
    Effort: Lead PI (50%)
    Associates: Kenneth Jansen (Co-PI) and John Wen (Co-PI)
  5. Sponsor: The Boeing Company - Started January 2009
    Title: N/A
    Funds: N/A
    Contract Period: N/A
    Effort: Sole PI
  6. Sponsor: The Boeing Company - January 2009
    Title: N/A
    Funds: N/A
    Contract Period: N/A
    Effort: Lead PI (50%)
    Associates: Kenneth Jansen (Co-PI) and John Wen (Co-PI)
  7. Sponsor: ONR - started July 2008
    Title: Flow Control of Single-Phase and Flow Boiling at the Micro Scale
    Funds granted: $469,641
    Contract Period: 36 months
    Effort: Co-PI (50%)
    Associates: Yoav Peles (PI-50%)
  8. Sponsor: InfoScitex (AFRL funding - STTR) - started December 2008
    Title: Distributed Conformal Actuation with Electro Active Polymers (Phase I)
    Funds: $40,000
    Contract Period: 9 months
    Effort: Sole PI
  9. Sponsor: AFOSR - started April 2008
    Title: Fundamental Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Active Control of 3-D Flows
    Funds granted: $263,513
    Contract Period: 36 months
    Effort: PI (70%)
    Associates: Kenneth Jansen (Co-PI, 30%)
  10. Sponsor: NYSERDA - started Feb 2008
    Title: Improvements in Wind Turbine Design for Performance Enhancement
    Funds granted: $99,965
    Contract Period: 15 months
    Effort: Lead PI (65%)
    Associates: Bill Gressick (co-PI-35%) and AWS TrueWind (sub-contractor-$9,900)
  11. Sponsor: ONR-ULI - started January 2008
    Title: Vectored Thrust through Stator-Induced Cyclically-Varying Preswirl
    Funds granted: $225,000
    Contract Period: 36 months
    Effort: Sole-PI
  12. Sponsor: SOMS Technologies (through NYSERDA) - started January 2008
    Title: SOMS filters
    Funds granted: $100,000
    Contract Period: 24 months
    Effort: Sole-PI
  13. Sponsor: Northrop-Grumman - started January 2008
    Title: Control of transonic flow in a serpentine inlet - Phase II
    Fund granted: $230,847
    Contract Period: 12 months
    Effort: PI (50%)
    Associates: Kenneth Jansen (Co-PI, 30%) and John Wen (Co-PI, 20%)
  14. Sponsor: Northrop-Grumman - started June 2007
    Title: Control of transonic flow in a serpentine inlet
    Fund granted: $80,000
    Contract Period: 7 months
    Effort: Sole-PI
  15. Sponsor: ONR-DURIP - March 2007
    Title: Micro PIV Instrumentation for research enhancement capabilities
    Fund granted: $173,632
    Effort: Co-PI (50%)
    Associates: Yoav Peles (PI-50%)
  16. Sponsor: Intel - June 2006
    Type: Instrumentation gift
    Title: Fluidic Control of 3-D Flows with Applications to Closed-Loop Control
    Funds granted: $15,129
    Effort: Sole-PI
  17. Sponsor: Northrop-Grumman (primary sponsor is AFRL) - started March 2006
    Title: Control Effectors for Supersonic Tailless Aircraft (CESTA) Program
    Funds granted: $35,000
    Contract Period: 5 months
    Effort: Sole-PI

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