New Funding and Projects

October 3, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Puru Jena on his three year grand from DOE/EERE on First-Principles Modeling of Cluster Based Solid Electrolytes.

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Reed for his 1-year grant from the Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund for A nanotechnology approach for streamlining detection of prognostic translocations in multiple myeloma. He also received a 1-year grant from the VCU School of Medicine for Single-cell RNA sequencing for selection of therapeutic targets for triple negative breast cancers.

Congratulations to Dr. Loren Picco for his Jeffress Foundation award, Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Feedback Control Principles to Bypass Acquired Chemotherapy Resistance in Breast Cancer, in which he also will collaborate with Dr. Reed.

 Congratulations to Dr. Khanna (co-PI) and Dr. El-Shall (PI) on their three year grant from the National Science Foundation on Heterogeneous Catalysis for Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming reactions using clusters supported on Graphene-based materials. 

Congratulations to Dr. Reber (co-PI), Dr. Frank Gupton (co-PI), and Dr. John Monnier (PI), on their funding from the National Science foundation through the CERCAS center on catalysis. The project is on Silver catalysts for direct formation of propylene oxide.