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DoD Awards 31 Grants to Minority Colleges and Universities

The table on this page provides some details of the 31 grants to historically black and other minority colleges and universities announced on May 25, 2000. See the news release for more information about these grants.

Institution Principal Investigator Title of Proposal Awarding Service Type of Grant
Bethune-Cookman College Lawrence Agba The DoD Computer Laboratory Upgrade ARO Instrumentation
California State University, Bakersfield Dirk Baron Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (ICP/MS) and Laser Ablation-Modern Analytical AFOSR Instrumentation
California State University-Los Angeles Crist Khachikian Hands-On Environmental Education using Modern Analytical Equipment ARO Instrumentation
California State University-Northridge Matthew Penn An Infrared Camera System for Solar Physics Research and Student Education AFOSR Instrumentation
City College of New York Robert Alfano Detection of Incipient Metal Corrosion and Cracking Beneath Paints Using Near Infrared Ultrafast Photonic Techniques AFOSR Research
Contra Costa College Debra Barnes A Clear Pathway: Increasing Retention, Success and Transfer of Underrepresented Students in Biology ARO Instrumentation
CUNY-Baruch College Keith Ramig Enhancing Laboratory Courses with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Experiments ARO Instrumentation
CUNY-Hunter College Tatyana Polenova Acquisition of a 400 MHZ Solid-State NMR Spectrometer AFOSR Instrumentation
Delaware State College Al-Sameen Khan Acquisition of a Hall Effect Electronic Transport Measurement System ARO Instrumentation
Fayetteville State University Assad Tavakoli e-Lab for Student Advancement in Mathematics and Science AFOSR Instrumentation
Florida International University G. L. Larkins Low Loss, Low Intermodulation Distortion Materials, Devices, and Circuits for Use in Frequency Agile Microwave Systems AFOSR Research
Houston Community College System Jyoti Wagle The HCCS Initiative for Enhancement of the Biology Curriculum ARO Instrumentation
Kentucky State University David Rockcliffe Instrumentation Development at Kentucky State University AFOSR Instrumentation
Morehouse College Willie Rockward Micro Optics Research & Engineering Laboratory AFOSR Instrumentation
Morgan State University Conrad Williams Photolithography Instrumentation for Transport Property Studies in Spin Dependent Magnetic Multilayers and Nanostructures ARO Instrumentation
New Jersey City University Kenneth Yamaguchi Enhancing the Chemistry Curriculum, Teaching and Research Capabilities by the Implementation of Fourier Transform NMR Spectroscopy AFOSR Instrumentation
Norfolk State University Mou-Liang Kung Visualization, Modeling and Simulation Instrumentation AFOSR Instrumentation
North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University Jagannathan Sankar A Pulsed Laser Deposition Facility for the Synthesis of Novel Surface Engineered and Electronic Ceramic Materials AFOSR Instrumentation
Prairie View A&M University Paul Biney Development of Laboratory Scale Test Method for Screening and Life Time Prediction of Candidate Cryogenic Tank Material AFOSR Research
Southern University-New Orleans David Adegboye Modernizing the Biology Curriculum at the Southern University at New Orleans AFOSR Instrumentation
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi J. Coppinger Laboratory Instrumentation for Computer Science and Engineering Technology ARO Instrumentation
Texas College Thrivikraman Namboodiri Inproving Research Capacity Infrastructure Via Instrumentation For Mathematics and Physics AFOSR Instrumentation
Turabo University Sastry Kuruganty A Proposal for Radio Frequency/Microwave Laboratory Equipment AFOSR Instrumentation
Tuskegee University Hassan Mahfuz Innovative Manufacturing and Structural Analysis of Composite Isogrid Structure for Space Applications AFOSR Research
University of Hawaii at Manoa Gabor Mocz A Nucleic Acid Microarray System for the Biotechnology/Molecular Biology Instrumentation and Training Facility ARO Instrumentation
University of New Mexico-Albuquerque Larry Barton Interactive Visualization of Microbial Specimens ARO Instrumentation
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez Shawn Hunt Proposal for a Communication and Signal Processing Laboratory ARO Instrumentation
University of Texas-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Allison J. Abell Enhancement of Resources for Environmental Education and Research ARO Instrumentation
University of Texas-El Paso Roberto Osegueda LAMB Wave Scanning and Intelligent NDE for Wide-Area Aircraft Inspections AFOSR Research
University of Texas-Pan American Arnold Lumsdaine Implementation of a UNIX Laboratory for Interactive Learning ARO Instrumentation
Xavier University of Louisiana Todd Stanislav Greenhouse Equipment for Teaching and Research ARO Instrumentation