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Past Grants

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GRANT ACRONYMS

College and Department Abbreviations: Funding Agency Abbreviations:
  • College of Arts and Sciences (CAS): Chemistry (Chem), Mathematics (Math), Physics
  • College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS): Instruction & Curriculum Leadership (ICL), Instructional Design & Technology (IDT)
  • Fogelman College of Business & Economics (FCBE)
  • Herff College of Engineering (HCOE): Biomedical Engineering (BE), Civil Engineering (CE)
  • Institute of Intelligent Systems (IIS)
  • School of Public Health (SPH), Social and Behavioral Science (SBS)
  • Student Success Program (SSP)
  • City of Memphis, Division of Public Works (CMDPW)
  • Improving Teacher Quality (ITQ)
  • Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTE)
  • Math Science Partnership (MSP)
  • Memphis Research Support Consortium (MRSC)
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • Office of Naval Research (ONR)
  • Race to the Top (RTTT)
  • Shelby County Schools (SCS)
  • State of Tennessee (ST)
  • Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC)
  • University of Memphis (UM)
  • U.S. Dept. of Education (USDOE)
  • U.S. Dept. of Transportation (USDOT)
  • Women’s Foundation for Greater Memphis (WFGM)

 

PAST GRANT INFORMATION

Name of Grant

Funding   Agency

Years   Funded

Amount

College

Dept.

Principal   Investigator

(HE,   P-12)

AutoMentor: Virtual Mentoring and Assessment in Computer Games for Stem Learning

NSF

2009-2015

$742,428

 

IIS

A. Graesser

HE

Capacity Building in Cybersecurity: Broadening Participation of Women in Cybersecurity through Women in Cybersecurity Conference & Professional Development

NSF

2013-2015

$34,200

FCBE

MIS

J. Simon

HE

Common Core in the Algebra Classroom

THEC   ITQ

2012-13

$74,998

CEHHS

ICL

D. Owens

P-12

Garrett A. Morgan Grant

USDOT

2012-14

$33,000

HCOE

CE

S. Ivey

HE

Improving the Retention Rates of African American Students in STEM Majors: Student Engagement and Institutional Interventions

TBR

2014-2015

$40,000

CEHHS

CEPR

Y. Xu

HE

MemphiSTEP: A STEM Talent Expansion Program at the UofM (two one-year extensions)

NSF

2008-15

$2,000,000

HCOE

S. Ivey

S. Ivey (2013-15)  D. Franceschetti (2008-12)

 

mMinD (Mobiles, Math INquiry and Data)STEM PD Grant

THEC

2012-13

$199,752

CEHHS

IDT

M. Grant

P-12

MSP: Common Core Math for Teachers of K-5 (in partnerships with Shelby County Schools)

RTTT

2013-15

$109,127

CAS

Math

A. Windsor, B. McCarty (Co PI)

P-12

MSP: Probing Chemistry

RTTT

2013-15

$264,000

CAS

Chem.

D. Petersen

P-12

Pre-Engineering Enrichment Program (PEEP)

CMDPW

2012-14

$21,000

CAS

Chem.

L. Houk

P-12

Professional Development for Gr. 5-8 STEM Teachers in Three TN Counties-STEM PD

RTTT

2012-13

$199,000

CAS

Physics

D. Franceschetti

P-12

Project 21: TN 21st Century Community Learning Centers Subcontract from SCS

SCS

2013-14

$66,000

COE

Teacher Education

S. Flynt

P-12

Project 21: TN 21st Century Community Learning Centers Subcontract from SCS

SCS

2012-13

$66,000

CAS

Tigers   Teach

K. Whicker

P-12

Project SET, NSF Subcontract-Loyola-Marymount

NSF

2012-13

$171,671

CEHHS

ICL

C. Anderson

P-12

Robert Noyce Scholarship Fellows Grant

NSF

2009-15

$1,500,000

CEHS

ICL

C. Anderson

HE

Shareable Knowledge Objects (SKO) as Enhanced Portable ITS Modules

ONR

2012-14

$1,477,402

CAS

IIS

X. Hu

P-12

Tennessee Louis Stokes Association for Minority Participation (TLSAMP)

NSF

2008-2014

$401,505

CAS

CAS

H. Kurtz

HE

Strengthening Mid-Level Math Skills in Mid-South HS

THEC   ITQ

2012-13

$75,000

CAS

Tigers   Teach

K. Whicker

P-12

Tigers Teach Grant

RTTT

2009-14

$750,000

CAS

Math

A. Windsor

HE

Transforming a Civil Engineering Curriculum Through GIS Integration

NSF-CCLI

2010-13

$199,350

HCOE

CE

S. Ivey

HE

Water, Water, Everywhere Environmental Engineering in Mid South Water ITQ

THEC

2012-13

$199,964

CEHHS

ICL

A. Powell

HE

Total STEM Education Grant Funding at U of M:  

 $8,624,397.00