Faculty Research and Creative Activities Awardee Archives

2021-22 FRACAA

Name Department Project Title
Ari-Gur, Pnina; Elise DeDoncker Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Artificial Intelligence for Smarter Additive Manufacturing
Asumadu, Johnson Electrical and Computer Engineering Magnetic Nanoparticle-based Gyroscopic Sensor
Atilhan, Mert Chemical and Paper Engineering Novel Solvents for Biomass Treatment in Pulp and Paper Industries
Beasley, William Economics Michigan Coastal Management:  Erosion Damage and Spillovers
Bhattacharjee, Shameek Computer Science Towards a Unified Framework for Preserving Security and Privacy of Smart Home IoT
Chapleau, Ann Occupational Therapy Goal Scaling Solutions CARE for Students (GSS CARES)
Crotchett, Cat Frostic School of Art Tethered – intangible relationships realized through abstracted pattern
Devanga, Suma Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Feasibility of Group Collaborative Referencing Intervention for Aphasia
Durbin, Steve Electrical and Computer Engineering Investigation of Disorder in Niobium Based Superconductors
Gupta, Ajay Computer Science NAS De Novo Peptide Sequencing
Heasley, Lynne Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Environmental Histories in the Alvar Landscapes of Drummond and Manitoulin Islands: Toward new insights on relationships between biodiversity protection and environmental justice in the Great Lakes
Holtzman, Jon Anthropology/IIAS Contradictions of Peace: A Comparative Study of War and Memory in Three Contexts
Christian, Sue Ellen Communications The Media and News Literacy Museum Project
Kim, Jinseok Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Determining the Material Properties of Metallic Components Using an Instrumented Micro-Indentation Test and Machine Learning Technique
Lu, Yan Biological Sciences Functions of NFU-type Iron-Sulfur Carriers in the Mitochondrion
Owen, Ginger Frostic School of Art Heritage Habitats: fusing Eastern and Western methods of storytelling
Pietras, Cynthia Psychology Effects of Nature Imagery on Human Decision Making and Pro-environmental Choices
Smith, Brooke Psychology The Interaction of Fear and Avoidance as an Avenue to Improving Treatment of Anxiety
The, Yu-Lien School of Music Diversifying the Repertoire of Teaching Pieces for Young Pianists
Weller, Bridget Social Work A Behavioral Intervention to Promote Mental Health Among Multiracial Emerging Adults

2020-21 FRACAA

Name Department Project Title
Burns, Clement Physics Creating and Characterizing Novel Exotic Superconductors
Docherty, Kathryn Biological Sciences Influences of Urbanization on Airborne Microbial 
Doudna, Kimberly Family and Consumer Sciences The impact of self-care on longitudinal relations between adverse childhood experiences, current adverse experiences, depressive symptoms, and household food insecurity among university undergraduates
Downey, Allison Teaching, Learning, and Educational Studies Research in Dominant Models of Applied Storytelling in Multiple Platforms
Duncan, Jeremy Biological Sciences Determining the Role of Gata3 in Inner Ear Neurons
Essani, Karim Biological Sciences Experimental immuno-oncolytic virotherapy of melanoma in immuno-competent mice
Gomez, Pablo Electrical and Computer Engineering Optimal design of high-voltage and high-frequency transformers for renewable energy integration
Koestler, Ben Biological Sciences Characterizing the role of Shigella c-di-GMP signaling in human infection
Kurth, Charles Philosophy Taming the Passions: Emotion Cultivation and the Development of Human Agency
Metro-Roland, Dini Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies The Impacts of Philosophical Discourse and Humanities-Based Subject Matter on College-Age Incarcerated Individuals

Mickus, Maureen

Co-PI: Dawn Smith

Occupational Therapy Forest-based Virtual Reality for Reducing Hypertension among African American Elders
Perkins, Alisa Comparative Religion Charity, and Volunteerism in Metro Detroit
Rathbun, Andrew School of Music Western Jazz Collective - Debut Recording

Salam, Abdus

Co-PI: Alexandra Pekarovicova

Chemical and Paper Engineering Soy water based flexo inks for food packaging
Sims, Lori Music Video of Debussy Preludes
Stull, Frederick Chemistry Unlocking the therapeutic potential of a nicotine-degrading enzyme

2019-20 FRACAA

Name Department Area of interest
Asher, Zachary Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Technical and Sustainability Analysis of In-Motion Wireless Power Transfer
Barkman, Todd Biological Sciences Characterization of fatty acid methyl transferase enzymes from plants: testing hypotheses about the biosynthesis of volatiles important for flowers and fruits
Bondarchuk, Karen Art Artistic Forms and Evolution: Seeking the Intangible
Burns, James
Industrial Engineering Moving Toward an Industry 4.0 Tomorrow:  Understanding What Matters Today
Gray, Lori School of Interdisciplinary Heath Programs “Connections” Study of College Students with Foster Care Histories
Hennlich, Andrew Frostic School of Art Space Invaders: The Work of Art in an Age of Statelessness
Hudson, Jennifer Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Small Satellite Maneuver Control: Rendezvous and Proximity Operations for a Low-Thrust, Diagnostic Nanosatellite
Huffman, David Chemistry Steps Toward Nutritional Enrichment of Cereal Grains Using a Model Plant
Kane,  Donald Biological Sciences G2 control of the cell cycle in the vertebrate embryo
Lawson, Daryl
Lee, Kevin
Kang, Hyun Bin
Physical Therapy, Statistics, Statistics People who have Diabetes and non-healing wounds
Ross, Matthew Finance and Commercial Law Cash 'n' Careers: What is college worth?
Sawalha, Lina Electrical and Computer Engineering Estimating Power and Performance of Heterogeneous CPU-FPGA Systems
Schriever;Bloom, Tiffany Biological Sciences The hydrology of Great Lakes interdunal wetlands and the effects on their macroinvertebrate assemblages
Singleterry, Lisa 
Gogan, Brian
Caulfield, Susan
Bronson School of Nursing Writing Assignment Prompt Design: A Quantitative Examination of Prompts Across the Curriculum
Teske, Kelly Chemistry The Development of Pre-miRNA Targeted Small Molecules for the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

2018-19 FRACAA

Name Department Area of interest
Bennett, Patrick Mathematics Research on random graphs and processes in Ramsey theory
Coons, Lisa School of Music The Space Between
Criter, Robin Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences The Effect of Hearing Loss and its Treatment on Fall Risk Indicators
Crotchett, Cat Frostic School of Art Textile Patterns and Techniques Transformed by Painting Processes
Damashek, Amy Psychology Examining the Cultural Acceptability of a Child Injury Prevention Program
Grantner, Janos Electrical and Computer Engineering Development System for Intelligent Surgical Box-Trainer Research
Gu, Chien-Juh Sociology Immigration, Race, and Religion in a Midwest City: Burmese Christian Refugees' Social Adaptation in Battle Creek, Michigan
Guda, Ramakrishna Chemistry Rational Design of Highly Luminescent Gold Clusters for Optical Imaging
Hanson, Nicholas Human Performance & Health Education Can decision-making skills be improved with a combination of exercise and cognitive training?
 Hill, Sarah Institute of the Environment and Sustainability Climate Change Preparedness:  The Waste Management Challenge
 Hoppe, Pamela  Biological Sciences Defining the role of the protein kinase UNC-82 in organizing muscle contractile filaments
 Ikonomov, Pavel Engineering Design, Manufacturing and Management Systems 3D Hybrid Metal Printer Sample Product Testing
 Linn, Cindy Biological Sciences Retinal pigment epithelium induces neurogenesis in an adult mammal
Macfarlane, Daniel Institution of the Environment and Sustainability Faking Niagara Falls
Moser, Christine Economics Rural Crime in Jamaica
Schroeter, Daniela School of Public Affairs and Administration Evaluation Competencies Among Certified Nonprofit Professionals
Tripp, Brian Biological Sciences Characterization of Salmonella typhimurium Flagellin Disulfide Bond Variants
Wilson, Patrick D Frostic School of Art Black Tent Transit: Sculpture as Material Storytelling
Wu, Qingliu Chemical and Paper Engineering Nanocellulose Membrane with Tunable Porosity for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries

 2017-18 FRACAA

Name Department Area of interest
Bade Shrestha, S. O. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering A portable biogas separation and storage system
Biggs, Christopher School of Music Creative Projects, Recording, and Album Release
Burns, Clement Physics Studies of Lead Based Semiconductors for Energy Research
Councell-Vargas, Martha School of Music Winged Messenger: Uniting the Americas in Artistic Flight
Davis, William Frostic School of Art No Dark in Sight: Light and the Night it Transforms
Docherty, Kathryn Biological Sciences Strategies for Belowground Soil Restoration
Durbin, Steven Electrical and Computer Engineering Earth-Abundant Element Semiconductor Compounds for Short Wavelength Optoelectronic Applications
Fajardo-Hansford, Claudia Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Development of Heat Transfer Correlations for Improved System Design
Famiano, Michael Physics Origins of Amino Acid Chirality in Stellar Environments
Ghantasala, Muralidhar Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Simulation of nano particle drug delivery and validation using in-vitro lab on chip device
Gomez, Pablo Electrical and Computer Engineering Optimized Design of Distribution Transformers
Jeng, Cassie School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs Reproductive Healthcare Seeking at the Margins (RHS)
Lemmer, Kristina Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Investigating the applicability of C12A7 Electride Material for use in Electric Propulsion Hollow Cathodes
Mezei, Gellert Chemistry Addressing challenging areas of chemical synthesis and anion encapsulation using nanojars
Owen, Ginger Frostic School of Art Heritage Habitats: A Photographic Installation Project
Ravotas, Doris School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs Does the Crystal Clear Mark Quality Recognition Program Advance Health Literate Practices in Physicians’ Offices and Pharmacies and Improve Patient’s Access, Understanding, and Use of Health Information?
Rossbach, Silvia Biological Sciences Bacteria to the Rescue: A "Compass" for Cleaning Up Oil Spills?
Straight, Bilinda Anthropology Children of Disaster: Drought, Lived Experience, and Health
Suarez, Michelle Occupational Therapy Measuring the Effectiveness of the “Zones of Regulation” Curriculum for Increasing Engagement in Activities of Daily Living
Veeck, Gregory Geography Investigating Agricultural Permanence in Large Asian Cities: A Case Study of Nanjing, China
White, Robert School of Music The Better Angels of Our Nature - Western Brass Quintet Recording Project

2016-17 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Carla Adkison-Johnson Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Parenting Counseling Group: The African American Child Discipline Project
Pnina Ari-Gur Mechanical and Aerospace engineering Energy Harvesting Power for the Smart White Cane
Devin Bloom Biological Sciences and Environmental and Sustainability Studies Do Habitat Shifts Drive Rapid Evolution in Fishes?
Karen Bondarchuk Frostic School of Art Nightingales and Bombers: Reframing the Sacred and Profane
Patricia Villalobos Echeverria Frostic school of Art Transport, Displacement and Memory
Todd Ellis Mallinson Institute for Science Education and Geography Using GLOBE to Forge STEM Education Partnerships
Sharon Gill Biological Sciences Exploring and Conserving Soundscapes at Local Nature Preserves
Denise Keele Political Science and Environmental & Sustainability Studies Climate Change Litigation, Policy and Governance
Mahendra Lawoti Political Science Diversity, Developing Countries and Democracy
Mariana Levin Mathematics The Transition to Proof: A National Portrait of Instructional Approaches
Yan Lu Biological Sciences Functions of a Zinc-Finger Protein in High Light Tolerance
Rick Meyer Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Powered Wheelchair Human Operator Modeling and Tremor Filtering
Yirong Mo Chemistry Intermolecular Energy Analysis
Andro Mondala Chemical and Paper Engineering Fungal Bioextraction of Phosphorus from Runoff Particulates
Lisa Paulius Physics Compound Defects in High Temperature Superconductors
Lina Sawalha Electrical and Computer Engineering High-Performance Energy-Efficient Heterogeneous Processor Architectures
James Springstead Chemical and Paper Engineering Correlation of Lipoprotein Size with Critical Physiological and Transport Properties
Robert Vann Spanish Language Uses, Language Ideologies, and the Unfolding of Self-Determination in Barcelona: A Longitudinal Study (1995-2017)
Luchara Wallace Special Education and Literacy Studies Developing Suspension Alternatives for At-Risk Middle School Students
Jian Yao Biological Sciences The Role of PUB25/26 In Regulating the Crosstalk Between Jasmonate and Innate Immunity Signaling Pathways

2015-16 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Ikhlas Abdel-Qader Electrical and Computer Engineering A Hybrid Wayfinding Framework Using Vision and Indoors Positioning System for the Visually Impaired
Berto Luigi Andrea History Between Empires and Dangerous Neighbors: Construction and remembering the Identity of the City-State of Naples (750-900)
Paul Ciccantell Sociology Coal and Tourism in British Columbia and West Virginia
Nicholas Hanson Human Performance and Health Education Time Flies When You're Having Fun: The Effect of Exercise on the Subjective Experience of Time
Donald Kane Biological Sciences An Analysis of Cell Cycle Control in the Vertebrate Embryo
Daniel Kujawski Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering An Interactive Web-Based Fatigue Analysis Tool
Adriane Little Frostic School of Art Virginia Woolf Was Here
Tianshu Liu Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Wind Oscillator for Power Generation
Andrew Rathbun School of Music Jazz Orchestra Recording of "The Atwood Project"
Denise Ross Psychology Establishing Verbal Capabilities to Increase Reading Comprehension
Susan Steuer and Sheila Bair University Libraries Interactive Cistercian Gazetteer and Resource Interface Project
Andre Venter Chemistry Improving Protein Analysis by DESI-MS
Maarten Vonhof Biological Sciences The Effect of Urbanization on Avian Microbiomes
Patrick Wilson Frostic School of Art Nomadic Foundation: Sculpture and Imagery from China's Urban Frontier
Kristina Wirtz Frostic School of Art Learning to Be Bilingual in a Dual Language Elementary School

2014-15 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Lisa Baker Psychology Impact of Stress on Abuse Liability of Illicit Drug Mixtures
Wendy Scott Beane Biological Sciences Identifying Calcium Pathways that control Regeneration of Shape
Clement Burns Physics Studies of Iridates with Strong Spin-Orbit Coupling Effects
Cat Crotchett Frostic School of Art Giving Pattern Dimension: A Study in Encaustic Painting
Laila Cure Vellogin Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Systems Simulation Analysis of a Hospital Rapid Response System
Dolly Daftary School of Social work The Impact of Market-Driven Development on Dryland Communities in India
Karim Essani Biological Sciences Oncolytic Tanapoxvirus and Ovarian Cancer
Edward Harkness Frostic School of Art 15 New Sculptures Inspired by 50,000 Year-Old Aboriginal Art
Cindy Linn Biological Sciences Oncolytic Potential of Tanapoxvirus for Retinoblastoma
Sherine Obare Chemistry Catalyst Design and Evaluation for the Production of High Value Chemicals From Biorenewable Resources
Natalio Ohanna Spanish The Captives of Algiers, Lope de Vaga and the Moriscos
Alexandra Pekarovicova Chemical and Paper Engineering Biomass Based Food Packaging Films
David Rudge Biological Sciences Using History to Improve the Learning of Science
Xiaoyun Shao Civil and Construction Engineering Smart Real Time Hybrid Simulation to Advance Earthquake Engineering Experimental Methods
Paul Solomon Frostic School of Art Boundaries of Eden
Ann Veeck Marketing Food Choice Influences of Urban Chinese Teenagers
Daneen Wardrop English Persona Poems: Feral
Zee-Sun Yun Family and Consumer Sciences Motivating Sustainable Consumption and Disposal of Clothing

2013-14 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Manuel Bautista Physics Photoionization of Quasar Outflows
Lori Brown Flight Science Light Exposure on Flight Crew
Amy Curtis Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Analysis of Diabetes
Andrzej Dudek Math Ramsey-Type Numbers
Brian Gogan English Integrating Models of Reciprocity
Leah Omilion-Hodges Communication Integrating Models of Reciprocity
Andrew Hennlich Frostic School of Art unFixing the Eye
Jennifer Hudson Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Low-Thrust Spacecraft Design
John Jellies Biological Sciences Peripheral Neural Network
Kristina Lemmer Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Boron Nitride Erosion
Larry Mallak Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Workplace Resilience Instrument
Judy Moonert Music Coalescence Percussion Duo
Christopher Pearl Biological Sciences Estrogen and Male Aging
Diana Prieto Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Breast Cancer Treatment Disparities
Mary Ann Stark Nursing Therapeutic Showering in Labor
Michelle Suarez Occupational Therapy Physiology of Food Selectivity
Joyashish Thakurta Geosciences Back Forty Sulfide
Gregory Veeck Geography China's Pasture Areas
Richard Zinser Family and Consumer Science Technical Education in Russia

2012-13 FRACAA

Name Department Area of interest
Karen Bondarchuk Frostic School of Art Exploration of Animal Consciousness
Martha Councell-Vargas Music Somos Americanos
Kathryn Docherty Biological Sciences Making Green Chemicals Greener
Anthony Ellis English Another Side of Senescence
Charles Emerson Geography New Geospatial Approaches
Claudia Fajardo-Hansford Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Research on thermal Transport
John Geiser Biological Sciences Identification of Plague Cellular Targets
Sharon Gill Biological Sciences Exploring How Male Songbirds Respond
Ramakrishna Guda Chemistry Two-Photon Fluorescence Spectroscopy
James Kiddle Chemistry Stereoselective Lewis Base-Activated
Valerian Kwigizile Civil and Construction Engineering Improving Road Safety
Karen Lancendorfer Marketing How Voters Use Motives
Yan Lu Biological Sciences A Role of a Thylakoid Zinc-Finger
Lei Meng Geography Role of Antecedent Soil Moisture
John Miller Chemistry Off-Grid, In-Water Benthic Algae Growth
Christine Moser Economics Improving Food Safety
Bilinda Straight Anthropology Samburu Grandparents and their Youth Caregivers
Blair Szymczyna Chemistry Assembly Mechanism of a Potential Target
Andre Venter Chemistry Improved Mass Spectrometric Analysis
Patricia Villalobos-Echeverria Frostic School of Art Cystema
Brian Young Paper, Chemical Engineering and Imaging Printed Nanotube-Based Immunosensor

2011-12 FRACAA

Name Department Area of interest
Yirong Mo Chemistry Computational Study of Electron Transfer in Proteins
Grace Tiffany English Gunpowder Percy
James Palmitessa Biological Sciences, History Making the New Europe: Czech Historical Writing from the 15th to 17th Centuries
Jacqueline Eng Anthropology Ancient Health among Nomadic Pastoralists of Mongolia
Luigi Berto History Language Power, and Society in Early Medieval Venice
Carla Koretsky Geosciences Impact of Road Salt on the Geochemistry of an Urban Kettle Lake
Bruce Bejcek Biological Sciences Herpes simplex microRNAs in Cervical cancer
Gellert Mezei Chemistry Molecularly woven materials from Metal-organic precursors
David Lemberg Geography Visualizing a Multimodal Trail Around Lake Michigan
Jon Holtzman Anthropology "Sweet" Memories? Confectionary And History in Japan
Debra Lindstrom-Hazel Occupational Therapy Exploring Bangladesh OT Expert Clinical Reasoning
Michelle Kominz Mathematics Preliminary Two Dimensional Sequence Stratigraphic Backstripping
Theresa Grant and Jane-Jane Lo Mathematics Prospective Teachers' Conceptions of Numbers and Operations
Elke Schoffers Chemistry Chemical Synthesis of Specific Inosamine Derivatives
Scott Cowan Music "Reflection," New Music and CD For the Scott Cowan Quintet
Sherine Obare Chemistry Design & Evaluation of Sensors for The Detection of Toxic Organophosphorus Compounds
Valery Bliznyuk (from 2010) Materials Science + Engineering Surface crystallization process in ultrathin polymer films

2010-11 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Dr. Anemone, Robert Anthropology Using GIS and remote Sensing in the Search for Fossil Mammals
Dr. Athappilly, Kuriakose Business Information Systems Developing and Testing a Prototype of a Community-Based Health Informatics System
Dr. Barkman, Todd Biological Sciences Ghosts of evolution past: Using an extinct ancestral enzyme to understand modern-day activities
Dr. Biener, Zvi Philosophy Mapping the History of Science: A Pilot Visualization Project
Dr. Bliznyuk, Valery Materials Science & Engineering Surface crystallization process in ultrathin polymer films
Dr. Browning, Christine Mathematics Developing Statistical Reasoning of Middle School Students
Ms. Garza-Kling, Gina   Developing Statistical Reasoning of Middle School Students
Mr. Daniels, James Theatre So Far From God
Dr. Davis, Jon Mathematics Prospective Mathematics Teachers' Textbook Interactions
Dr. Downey, Allison Teacher, Learning, & Educational Studies Study of American Storytelling Today & Creation of New Form
Dr. Hrehorova, Erika Paper Coating Imaging Gravure Printing of Transparent Electrodes for Organic Photovoltaics
Dr. Rebros, Marian   Gravure Printing of Transparent Electrodes for Organic Photovoltaics
Dr. Joslin, Katherine English Theodore Roosevelt, A Literary Biography
Dr. Kohler, Steve Biological Sciences Distribution and Population Genetics of a Keystone Parasite
Dr. Linn, Cindy Biological Sciences Acetylcholine release in an in vivo model of glaucoma
Dr. Machiorlatti, Jennifer Communication, School of Matriarchal Voices: Native and First Nations Women in Film & Video
Dr. Mirzeler, Mustafa English Voyage of Sir Vivian Fuchs to the Legendary South Island
Dr. Nisula, Dasha Foreign Languages Free Verse and American Roots in East European Literature
Dr. Orbe, Mark Communication, School of Obama: Public Perceptions of Communication Competence and Race
Dr. Paul, Rajib Statistics Paleoclimatic Reconstruction of Rainfall and Drought in Midwest
Dr. Pearl, Christopher Biological Sciences Estrogen Regulation of Protein Secretion in the Rodent Epididymis
Dr. Ratner, Carl Music, School of The Russian and American Song Recital: A Cultural Exchange
Dr. Rossbach, Silvia Biological Sciences Role of scyllo-inositol in plant-bacteria interactions
Dr. Spitsbergen, John Biological Sciences Neurotrophic factor expression in mouse skeletal muscle
Dr. Totton, Mary-Louise Frostic School of Art Linked to Last: Networked Architecture in Ninth-Century Java
Dr. Whitten, Elizabeth Special Education and Literacy Studies Using Emerging Technologies to Improve the Teaching of Pre-service Special Education Students
Dr. Wallace, Luchara   Using Emerging Technologies to Improve the Teaching of Pre-service Special Education Students

2009-10 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Dr. Abdel-Qader, Ikhlas Electrical and Computer Engineering An Algorithm for the Detection of Subsurface Defects in Transportation Infrastructure
Dr. Burns, Clement Physics Improving the Efficiency of Next Generation Solar Cells
Dr. Byrd-Jacobs, Christine Biological Sciences Ultra-structural Detection of Glutamate Receptors in Zebrafish
Dr. Crotchett, Cat Frostic School of Art Cross-cultural explorations through Wax
Dr. Fajardo, Claudia Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering The Effect of Fuel Injection Timing on the Turbulence Properties in an Internal Combustion Engine
Dr. Gill, Sharon Biological Sciences Understanding the hormonal basis for conflict and cooperation
Dr. Guda, Ramakrishna Chemistry Functional Nanoscale Materials for Multiphoton Imaging & Sensor Protection
Dr. Jones, Jeffrey Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies The Development of Youth Purpose in a Social Action Program
Dr. Katbamna, Bharti Speech Pathology and Audiology Prenatal smoke exposure: Auditory maturation and gene expression
Dr. Lillen, Leszek Computer Science Using Oppnets for Emergency Applications
Dr. Meade, David Manufacturing Engineering Precision Electrode Spray of Nano-sixe Composite Powder Paint Particles
Dr. Mickus, Maureen Occupational Therapy Improving Social Participation for Ethnic Minority Elders: A University-Community Partnership
Dr. Moe, Angela Sociology Holistic Healing Through Middle Eastern Dance
Dr. Quraeshi, Zahir Marketing Managerial Decision-Making for Offshore Health Care Alternatives
Dr. Swoboda, Deanna Music, School of Shamanic Journey , CD recording
Dr. VanZoest, Laura Mathematics Pivotal Moments in Beginning Teacher's Practice
Dr. Vocke, Karen English Perspectives on Migrant Education in Michigan
Dr.Wang, Yuan-Kang Sociology Hierarchy and Asia's Regional Order: Past and Present
Dr. Wagle, Udaya School of Public Affairs and Administration Economic Security under the PROWRA: The Role of Food Stamps on Income, Employment and Poverty Among Low-Income Households with Children
Dr. Wardrop, Daneen English Cyclorama: A Collection of Civil War Poems
Dr. Wirtz, Kristina Anthropology Performing Afro-Cuba: Race & History in Religious Ritual and Folkloric Spectacle
Dr. Yang, Li Geography Development & Identity: Relationships in Yunnan, China

2008-09 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Dr. Angles, Jeffrey Foreign Languages Literary representations of love between men in interwar Japan
Dr. Ari-Gur, Pnina Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering New ferromagnetic smart materials for micromechanics and energy
Dr. Bondarchuk, Karen Frostic School of Art Corvus series
Dr. Beto, Luigi History Tracing names in medieval Venice: understanding the social values and mentalities of Venetians in middle ages
Dr. Brown, Lori Aviation Post 9/11 flight attendant/pilot security training requirements and communications
Dr. Cho, Christopher Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Enhanced Cooling of Super Motor and Power Electric Units by Liquid Jet and Spray
Dr. Christian, Sue Ellen Communications Exploring Perceptions, Identifying Bias: A Journalist's Guidebook
Dr. Chung, Sung Physics Novel many-body method for strongly correlated condensed matter systems
Dr. Ciccantell , Paul Sociology Coal and Sustainable Development in British Columbia
Dr. Dong, Liang Electrical and Computer Engineering Indoor cooperative localization and communication
Dr. Fynewever, Herb Mallinson Institute of Science Education The Effect of Embedded Assessment on Achievement and Motivation
Dr. Garber, Sharon Dance Ballet choreography with technology and commissioned music
Dr. Gray, Esther Special Education and Literacy Studies Orff's Schulwerk: Music Education via Discovery and Invention
Dr. Gu, Chien-Juh Sociology Gendered Transition and Gendered Struggles in the Process of Settlement: A Case Study of Taiwanese Immigrant Women
Dr. Heasley, Lynne History The Paradox of Abundance: A Great Lakes Environmental History
Dr. Hermann-Wilmarth, Jill Special Education and Literacy Studies Dialogue in An Elementary Teacher Critical Literacy Study Group
Dr. Hoppe,Pamela Biological Sciences Regulation of cytoskeleton and Cell Attachment by UNC-82 Kinase
Dr. Horvitz, Brian Educational Leadership and Technology Advanced Professional Development to Foster Online Teaching Excellence at WMU
Dr. Jellies, John Biological Sciences Motor Neurons as Complex Multifunctional Output Cells
Dr. Kane, Donald Biological Sciences Identification and cloning of the zebrafish cell cycle genes
Dr. Kim , Ok-Kyeong Mathematics Using Prediction in Teacher Professional Development
Dr. Lambert, Priscilla Political Science Constitutionalizing Gender
Dr. McGurn, Art Physics Neutron Stars
Dr. Mezei, Gellert Chemistry Molecular Sewing: Towards Novel Molecularly Woven materials
Dr. Peterson, Mary Speech Pathology and Audiology The utility of Fast For Word in changing brainstem level processing of speech stimuli in children with ADD and/or APD
Dr. Poling, Alan Psychology Memory and Oligomers of Amyloid-B Protein
Dr. Reinhold, David Chemistry Induction of Nucleotide Excision Repair Proteins by Chromium
Dr. Rose, Gwen Music Treasures from the Great Lakes, CD recording by Rose/Austin duo
Dr. Saito, Rika Foreign Languages Constructing and Maintaining Gendered Policy of Language in Japan
Dr. Shrestha, Bade Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Alternative Gaseous Fuel for Gasoline engine Applications
Dr.Tarn, Michael Business Information System An Innovative Team-Based Learning of Information Security
Dr. Warren, Wilson History Japan's Emergence in World Meat Production, Consumption and Trade

2007-08 FRACAA

NameDepartmentArea of interest
Dr. Anemone, Robert Anthropology Does Climate Change Drive Mammalian Evolution?
Dr. Atashbar, Massood Electrical and Computer Engineering Quasi- 1 Dimensional Switchable Chemical Sensing Nanostructures
Dr. Athappilly, Kuriakose Business Information Systems Developing and Testing a Prototype of an Integrated Critical Care Information System (ICCIS)
Dr. Bejcek, Bruce Biological Sciences Role of CUTL1 in Brain Cancers
Dr. Berkhofer, Robert History Forgeries and Historical consciousness in Medieval Europe
Dr. Cheatham, Christopher Health, Physical Education and Recreation Nicotine and Thermoregulation during Acute Heat Exposure
Dr. Essani, Karim Biological Sciences Initial Characterization of Two Frog Virus 3 (FV3) Proteins
Dr. Foulk, Lin School of Music Western Brass Quintet Recording Project
Dr. Gupta, Tarun Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Pilot Study for Energy Assessment in Midwest Industry
Dr. Hill, Sarah Anthropology Garbage and Recycling in Toronto, Mexico City, and Havana
Dr. Kiddle, James Chemistry Development of New Cancer Treatment to Reduce Patient Toxicity
Dr. Koretsky, Carla Geosciences Invasion of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum Salicaria)
Dr. Hauptmann, Emily Political Science The Influence of Big Money on American Political Science in the Postwar Era
Dr. Martini, Edwin History Agent Orange: An International and Interdisciplinary History
Dr. Mo, Yirong Chemistry Mechanism of Ammonia Transport Across AmtB Membrane Protein
Dr. Minnick, Lisa; Bills, Patricia English Language Attitudes and Educational Outcomes
Dr. Moser, Christine Economics Market Information Use in Rural Madagascar
Dr. Severance, Frank Electrical and Computer Engineering Computing with Neuron Cell Cultures
Dr. Rabiej, Roman Industrial Design Nanomechanical Properties of Microstructural Elements of Wood
Dr. Petcovic, Heather Geosciences Field-Based Cognition among Expert Geoscientists: A Pilot Study
Dr. Oh, Jun-Seok Civil and Construction Engineering Communication-based Traffic Safety Enhancement Technologies
Dr. Sharp, Helen Speech Pathology and Audiology What Role Do Adolescents Want in the Oral Cleft Clinic?
Dr. Unrau, Yvonne School of Social Work A Study of Foster Parent Training for Traumatized Children
Dr. Vonhof, Maarten Biological Sciences Explaining Individual Variation in Host Resistance to Parasites
Dr. Rojhani, Arezoo Family and Consumer Sciences  
Dr. Webber, Caroline Strategies to Improve Access to Produce among WIC Participants  
Dr. Witherspoon, Sheila Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology Initiative to Steer Girls to Explore STEM (Science Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics)
Dr. Yehia, Sherif Civil and Construction Engineering Cathodic Protection System for Steel Reinforcement- New Approach
Dr. Zhu, Qiji Mathematics Empirical Analysis of Option Pricing Intervals