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External Grants Funded


Eastern Iowa Watersheds
 

External Grants Funded:

  • “Cedar River Tributary Study”, City of Cedar Rapids in 2001-2011; additional in-kind support from Iowa Department of Natural Resources in 2002, 2004-2009, 2011.
  • Renovation of Coe College's Peterson Hall of Science”, National Science Foundation-Academic Research Infrastructure (co-PI with Professor Steve Feller (PI), Professor Paula Sanchini, Professor Maria Dean, and Vice President for Academic Affairs Marie Baehr), $4,704,396, 2010-2013.
  • Linking Molecular Scale Surface Speciation to Interfacial Fe Redox Chemistry”, National Science Foundation (co-PI with Professor Michelle Scherer (PI) and Professor Vicki Grassian, University of Iowa), $36,494 (Coe share), 2010-2013.
  • "NIRT: Nanoparticle Fe as a Reactive Constituent in Air, Water, and Soil", NSF Nanoscale: Interdisciplinary Research Team (co-PI with Professor Michelle Scherer (PI), University of Iowa; Professor Clark Johnson, University of Wisconsin; Professor Vicki Grassian, University of Iowa; Professor John Coates, University of California, Berkley), 2005-2009

  • "Integrating Introductory and Advanced Laboratories in Chemistry Through Shared Experiments", NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement - Adaptation and Implementation (PI, with Maria Dean and Steve Singleton), 2005-2007 

  • "Ecological Assessment of Compensatory Wetland Mitigation", Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 grant to Iowa Department of Transportation, (co-PI), 2005-2007

  • "A Scanning Probe Microscope for Undergraduate Research at Coe College", National Science Foundation-Major Research Instrumentation (co-PI with Professors Mario Affatigato, Maria Dean, Steve Feller, and Steve Singleton); 2004-2006
  • Acquisition of a Raman Spectrometer for Undergraduate Research at Coe College”, National Science Foundation-Major Research Instrumentation (co-PI with Professors Mario Affatigato, Steve Feller, and Steve Singleton); 2003-2004.
  • “Exploring the Relationship Between Iron Surface Speciation and Heterogeneous Iron Catalysis”, American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund (co-PI with Professor Michelle Scherer); 2003-2005.
  • Integration of Electrochemistry into the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum”, NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement - Adaptation and Implementation; 2002.
  • “Spectroscopy at Coe: Unifying Student-Faculty Research in Physics and Chemistry”, NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (co-PI with Professors Mario Affatigato, Steve Feller, Jim Cottingham, Steve Singleton, and Scott Stoudt; 2001-2003; renewed 2004-2006.
  • Sabbatical support, American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund and National Science Foundation –Research at Undergraduate Institutions, 2001.
  • “Cedar River Nitrogen Study”, City of Cedar Rapids, Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation, and McElroy Foundation; 2000.
  • “Chlordane Bioaccumulation in Cedar Lake”, Iowa Science Foundation Research Proposal; 1999.
  • FTNMR in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum”, NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement - Adaptation and Implementation (PI, with Peter Wickham); 1999.
  • “Travel Grant to Attend GC-MS Workshop”, Dorothy and Moses Passer Education Fund (ACS); 1997.
  • Acquisition of an Ion Chromatograph and Field Equipment for Undergraduate Environmental Chemistry”, NSF Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant; 1996.
  • “Acquisition of an Ion Chromatograph”, Johnson Wax Foundation; 1996.
  • Introduction of GC and GC-MS into First and Second Year Chemistry Courses”, NSF Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant (co-PI with Pete Wickham);1995.
  • “Synthesis of Novel Mo-Te Oxides as Models for Ammoxidation”, ACS-PRF Grant; 1995-97.
  • “Supplemental Award of the Dreyfus Foundation Grant Program in Chemistry for Liberal Arts Colleges”; 1993
  • “Renovation of Environmental Engineering Water Plant Laboratory at the University of Iowa”, NSF Facility Renovation Grant (PI, with Gene Parkin and Jerry Schnoor, University of Iowa); 1993.
  • Enhancement of an Undergraduate Engineering Laboratory with GC and IC”, NSF Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Grant (PI, with Gene Parkin and Jerry Schnoor, University of Iowa); 1993.