The Office of Research announced the following research grants awarded to Chapman University faculty in October 2023.
$664,186 – Templeton Foundation
Chris Bader, professor of sociology. Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.
Using the Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) to Strengthen the Religion Research Community. This project proposes three major initiatives that build upon and complement existing ARDA features and services. The initiatives include:
- Building on the strengths of the current archive;
- A new vision and new tools for archiving and discovering data and measures;
- Expanding partnerships that promote the discovery, sharing and securing of data in the research community.
$117,860 – National Institute of Environmental Research Korea
Seung Hee Kim, associate professor of computational and data sciences. Schmid College of Science and Technology.
Development of trace gas and aerosol retrieval algorithms of ground based UV-VIS remote sensing instrument for satellite product validations. This project will 1. Create a database of input variables for the aerosol profile retrieval algorithm 2. Create a database of input variables for nitrogen dioxide profile retrieval algorithm 3. Build an aerosol optical properties library 4. Collect the information of water vapor total column density.
$174,788 – National Science Foundation
Franceli Cibrian, assistant professor of computer engineering. Fowler School of Engineering.
CRII: HCC: RUI: A multimodal approach for the assessment of hyperactivity behaviors in ADHD.
This project will develop “multimodal sensing technologies” that collect data for “assessing hyperactivity behaviors” in people with ADHD. There will be three phases: 1) A study of how to design the system, 2) Develop SenseHype, which will augment data from hyperactivity assessments; (3) Evaluate SenseHype’s effectiveness in collecting hyperactivity data for assessment.
$39,851 – Templeton World Charity Foundation
Aaron Schurger, assistant professor of psychology. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Integrating Alongside Arbitrating: A complementary approach to accelerating research on consciousness studies.
$49,685 – Alaska Community Foundation
Bart Wilson, professor of economics and law. Argyros College of Business and Economics and Fowler School of Law.
Vernon L. Smith Colloquium 2024.
$25,000 – NextGen Aeronautics
Rahul Soangra, assistant professor of physical therapy. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Portable Ankle Instability Measurement System.
$174,788 – National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Gregory Goldsmith, associate professor of biology. Schmid College of Science and Technology.
Seasonal Origins of Precipitation Driving Forage Production in U.S. Rangelands.
$57,203 – National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
Dede Teteh, assistant professor of health sciences. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.
A computational approach to combating dermatological health disparities in underserved communities.
$3,000 – Cardon Rehabilitation & Medical Equipment
Brent Harper, associate professor of physical therapy. Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences.
Assessing the Acute Clinical Effects of Two Different Types of Soft Tissue Mobilization Techniques: Compressive vs. Decompressive.