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Institutions

Arizona State University logo

Location(s):

  • Tempe, Arizona

Associated Colleges and Departments:

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • John Sabo (PI)
  • Jorge Sefair (Co-PI)
  • Michael Hanemann (Co-PI)
  • Soe Win Myint (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1740042 has been awarded to individuals at the University of Arizona.

“Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the country’s most innovative school, Arizona State University is where students and faculty work with NASA to develop, advance and lead innovations in space exploration.”

“ASU is in the top 1 percent of the world’s most prestigious universities as ranked by Times Higher Education in the only global performance tables that measure research-intensive universities across core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.”

“Building on a legacy of excellence, ASU has rapidly enriched its research enterprise. In just 10 years, the university has more than doubled its research funding and is recognized as one of the fastest-growing research universities in the United States (NSF Higher Education Research and Development Survey).”

Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. logo

Location:

  • Cambridge, MA

Associated Researchers:

  • Jerad Bales
  • Richard Hooper
  • Gordon Grant
  • David Genereux
  • Jeanne VanBriesen
  • Albert Valocchi
  • Witold Krajewski
  • Scott Tyler
  • David Hyndman 
  • Robyn Hannigan 
  • Jennifer Arrigo

About:

“Founded in 2001, the Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI) is a 501(c)(3) research organization representing more than 130 U.S. universities and international water science-related organizations. CUAHSI receives support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop infrastructure and services for the advancement of water science in the United States.”

Georgia Tech University logo

Location(s):

  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Yuanzhi Tang (PI)
  • Spyros Pavlostathis (Co-PI)
  • Baoshan Xing (Co-PI)
  • Jie Xu (Co-PI)
  • Shihong Lin (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1739884 has been awarded to individuals at Georgia Tech.

From the Georgia Tech Website:

“The Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech, is a top-ranked public college and one of the leading research universities in the USA.

Georgia Tech provides a technologically focused education to more than 25,000 undergraduate and graduate students in fields ranging from engineering, computing, and sciences, to business, design, and liberal arts.

Georgia Tech’s wide variety of technologically-focused majors and minors consistently earn strong national rankings. Georgia Tech has six colleges and 28 schools focusing on Business, Computing, Design, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Sciences.”

Johns Hopkins University

Location:

  • Baltimore, Maryland (Main Campus), USA
  • Washington, D.C., USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Dr. Benjamin Zaitchik (PI)
  • Sauleh Siddiqui (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639214 has been awarded to individuals at Johns Hopkins University.

From the JHU Website:

“Johns Hopkins University opened in 1876 with the inauguration of our first president, Daniel Coit Gilman.”

“Johns Hopkins enrolls more than 24,000 full-time and part-time students in nine academic divisions on four campuses in Baltimore; one in Washington, D.C.; one in Montgomery County, Maryland; and facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington region as well as in China and Italy.”

“We are America’s first research university, founded on the principle that by pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we can make the world a better place. For more than 140 years, our faculty and students have worked side by side in pursuit of discoveries that improve lives.”

Michigan State University logo

Location(s):

  • East Lansing, Michigan, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Emilio Moran (PI)
  • David Hyndman (Co-PI)
  • Norbert Mueller (Co-PI)
  • Nathan Moore (Co-PI)
  • Maria Lopez (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639115 has been awarded to individuals at Michigan State University.

From the Michigan State University Website:

“Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community.”

“A top global university, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery to make a better world while providing students with life-changing opportunities.”

Michigan Technological University

Location(s):

  • Houghton, Michigan, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • David Watkins (PI)
  • Buyung Agusdinata (Co-PI)
  • Chelsea Schelly (Co-PI)
  • Rachael Shwom (Co-PI)
  • Jenni Evans (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639342 has been awarded to individuals at Michigan Technological University.

From the Michigan Technological University Website:

“At Michigan Tech, crazy smart students do. They invent, design, code, create, and compete. Their discoveries make humans healthier and technology smarter. Together with researchers, faculty, and industry partners, Huskies create the future through research.

Our mission to create a just, prosperous, and sustainable world is expressed through our entrepreneurial spirit—equal parts curiosity and grit. It infuses everything we do. The lifeblood for an MTU Husky? Battling the North wind, trudging through 200 inches of snow each winter, and staying late in the lab to discover that one, new piece of the puzzle. It’s hard work that fuels us.”

North Carolina State University logo

Location(s):

  • Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Brendan O’Connor (PI)
  • Harald Ade (Co-PI)
  • Heike Sederoff (Co-PI)
  • Joe DeCarolis (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639429 has been awarded to individuals at North Carolina State University.

From the North Carolina State University Website:

“At NC State University, we create prosperity for North Carolina and the nation. We began as a land-grant institution grounded in agriculture and engineering. Today, we’re a preeminent research enterprise that excels across disciplines.

NC State is a powerhouse in science, technology, engineering and math. We lead in agriculture, education, textiles, business and natural resources management. We’re at the forefront of teaching and research in design, the humanities and the social sciences. And we’re home to one of the world’s best colleges of veterinary medicine.

Our more than 35,000 undergraduate and graduate students learn by doing. They pursue original research and start new companies. They forge connections with top employers and serve communities local and global. Through it all, they enjoy an outstanding return on investment.”

Northern Arizona University

Location:

Flagstaff, Arizona

Associated Colleges & Departments:

School of Informatics, Computing, and Cyber Systems
College of Life Sciences

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • Benjamin Ruddell (Principal Investigator)
  • John Sabo (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Kevin Gurney (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Michael Hanemann (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • Shade Shutters (Co-Principal Investigator)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639529 has been awarded to individuals at the Northern Arizona University.

“NAU is built on a student-first foundation—this was true when we opened our doors 120 years ago, and it’s true now. The traditions and values of our past inform the innovations that help us shape the future.”

“Our commitment to delivering research-driven curricula and personal attention to our students extends to everywhere you encounter the NAU name.”

Ohio State University logo

Location(s):

  • Lima, Ohio, USA
  • Marion, Ohio, USA
  • Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Mansfield, Ohio, USA
  • Newark, Ohio, USA
  • Wooster, Ohio, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments: 

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Elena Irwin (PI)
  • Yongyang Cai (Co-PI)
  • Robyn Wilson (Co-PI)
  • Jay Martin (Co-PI)
  • Jeffrey Bielicki (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1739909 has been awarded to individuals at Ohio State University.

From the Ohio State Website:

Located in Columbus, Ohio, Ohio State University was deemed 17th in the nation as one of the best public universities. OSU offers over 200 majors for students to choose from, has six campuses for student convenience, and a network with over 500,000 alumni globally connected.

Oregon State University

Location(s):

  • Corvallis, Oregon
  • Bend, Oregon
  • Portland, Oregon

Associated Colleges and Departments:

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • Chad Higgins
  • David Hulse
  • Adell L. Amos

About:

INFEWS Grant #1740082 has been awarded to individuals at Oregon State University.

“Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We go wherever the challenges are, push ourselves to the very edge of what’s known and keep going.”

“We invented the artificial heart valve, computer mouse, the modern dentist chair, the Leatherman tool, the maraschino cherry and even a new color of blue.”

“OSU’s mission is to promote economic, social, cultural and environmental progress for the people of Oregon, the nation and the world. We achieve this by producing graduates competitive in the global economy, supporting a continuous search for new knowledge and solutions, and maintaining a rigorous focus on academic excellence, particularly in the three signature areas of sustainable earth science, human health and wellness, and economic growth and social progress.”

Rochester Institute of Technology

Location(s):

  • Rochester, New York

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty

  • Callie Bennett (PI)
  • Thomas Trabold (Co-PI)
  • Gabrielle Gaustad (Co-PI)
  • Brian Tomaszewski (Co-PI)
  • Eric Hittinger (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639391 has been awarded to individuals at the Rochester Institute of Technology

From the RIT Website:

“Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. At RIT, we are always on to something amazing.”

University of Arkansas logo

Location(s):

  • Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

Associated Colleges and Departments:

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • Dr. Lauren Greenlee (PI)
  • Dr. Greg Thoma (Co-PI)
  • Dr. Kristopher Brye (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #17939473 has been awarded to individuals at the University of Arkansas.

“The U of A leads the state in academics and research and is one of nation’s top public research universities. We’re knocking on the door of being a top 50 public research university.”

“Our campus values discovery. Learn, create and collaborate while discovering what your future holds. The university offers more than 200 degree programs, many among the nation’s best. Choose from 70 bachelor’s programs and dozens of master’s and doctoral programs.”

“The University of Arkansas is classified among the research universities with the highest level of research, measured by number of doctoral degrees, research expenditures and scholarly productivity, according to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.”

University of California - Berkley logo

Location(s):

  • Berkeley, California, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Arpad Horvath (PI)
  • Matthew Potts (Co-PI)
  • Kara Nelson (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1739676 has been awarded to individuals at the University of California-Berkeley.

From the University of California-Berkeley Website:

“The University of California was founded in 1868, born out of a vision in the State Constitution of a university that would ‘contribute even more than California’s gold to the glory and happiness of advancing generations.”

University of Idaho

Location: 

  • Moscow, Idaho

Associated Colleges and Departments:

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • Lilian Alessa (Principal Investigator)
  • Richard Lammers (Co-Investigator)
  • Andrew Kliskey (Co-Investigator)

About:

INFEWS Grant # 1639524 has been awarded to individuals at the University of Idaho.

“Since 1889, the University of Idaho has provided motivated students with a transformative higher education experience that prepares them to solve real-world problems and achieve success in their lives and careers.”

“One of the nation’s land-grant research universities, U of I is a noted national leader in student-centered learning and interdisciplinary research that promotes public service. Our work serves businesses and communities, advancing the pursuit of diversity, citizenship and global outreach.”

University of Maryland

Location(s):

  • College Park, Maryland (Main Campus), USA
  • Cambridge, Maryland, USA

Associated Colleges and Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Xin-Zhong Liang (PI)
  • Stephen Long (Co-PI)
  • Bruce McCarl (Co-PI)
  • Raghavan Srinivasan (Co-PI)
  • Xuesong Zhang (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #169327 has been awarded to individuals at the University of Maryland.

From the UMD Website:

“The University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship university and one of the nation’s preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 352,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.”

University of Nebraska - Lincoln logo

Location(s):

  • Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
    • School of Natural Resources
  • Prem S. Paul Research Center

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Craig Allen (PI)
  • Nancy Shank (Co-PI)
  • Dirac Twidwell (Co-PI)
  •  Francisco Munoz-Arriola (Co-PI)
  • Sebastian Elbaum (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1735362 was awarded to individuals at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

From the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Website:

“The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Nebraska, a member of the Big Ten Conference and the Big Ten Academic Alliance, is classified within the Carnegie “R1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity” category. Nebraska is also a land-grant university and a member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Nebraska was founded on February 15, 1869.”

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill logo

Location(s):

  • Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty: 

  • Gregory Characklis (PI)
  • Tamlin Pavelsky (Co-PI)
  • Jordan Kern (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639268 has been awarded to individuals at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

From the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Website:

“The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world.

Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

In Chapel Hill, students develop a voice for critical thought and the courage to guide change. They connect to the future they’re already shaping. Carolina is committed to access for all, providing life-changing opportunities such as the Carolina Covenant, which promises a debt-free education to low-income students.

In its third century – an era of groundbreaking study and research – UNC-Chapel Hill is harnessing the very best of our fast-changing world. We’re proud to advance knowledge for this and each generation to come.”

University of Tennessee Herbert College of Agriculture

Location(s):

  • Knoxville, Tennessee (Main Campus), USA
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff & Faculty:

  • Dr. Jie (Joe) Zhuang (Co-PI)
  • Dr. Gary Saylor (Co-PI)
  • Dr. Frank Loeffler (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #00000 has been awarded to individuals at the University of Tennessee.

From the UTK Website:

“Founded in 1794, UT is big on tradition, and we are proud of our humble beginnings as the first public university chartered west of the Appalachian Divide.”

“UT Knoxville — which includes the UT Space Institute — serves the state by educating its citizens, enhancing its culture, and making a difference in people’s lives through research and service.”

“We embody excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement.”

“We are improving undergraduate and graduate education, research, support for faculty and staff, our campus infrastructure, and our resources.”

Washington State University

Location(s):

  • Pullman, WA (Main Campus), USA
  • Spokane, WA, USA
  • Richland, WA, USA
  • Vancouver, WA, USA
  • Everett, WA, USA

Associated Colleges & Departments:

Associated Staff and Faculty:

  • Jennifer Adam (PI)
  • Stephen Katz (Co-PI)
  • Jan Boll (Co-PI)
  • Julie Padowski (Co-PI)
  • Dustin McLarty (Co-PI)

About:

INFEWS Grant #1639458 has been awarded to individuals at Washington State University

From the WSU Website:

“WSU is one of just 115 U.S. colleges and universities—out of 4,600+ public and private institutions—named among doctoral universities with the “highest research activity” in the Carnegie Classification (2016).”

“Washington State University is a public research university committed to its land-grant heritage and tradition of service to society.”

“WSU aims to become one of the nation’s top 25 public research universities, preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and engagement, by 2030. The statewide initiative to achieve top 25 status is known as the “Drive to 25.”