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CFR Faculty Research Grant recipients announced for 2020-2021

The University Senate Committee on Faculty Research (CFR) Faculty Research Grants Program awards three types of funding – summer research appointments, research graduate assistantships, and grants to promote research. Proposals are due annually during fall semester, with awards typically announced during J-term.

For 2020-2021, CFR received 32 proposals and funded 24. Congratulations to the following recipients:

  • Sara Arter (Nursing) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Kimberly Berg (Economics) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Jason Boock (Chemical, Paper & Biomedical Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Scott Friend (Marketing) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Yingbin Hu (Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Jeffrey Hunger (Psychology) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Tetsuya Ishiu (Mathematics) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Michael Kennedy (Chemistry & Biochemistry) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Lei Kerr (Chemical, Paper & Biomedical Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Elizabeth Keslacy (Architecture & Interior Design) – Summer Research Appointment and Grant to Promote Research
  • Shashi Lalvanni (Chemical, Paper & Biomedical Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Bo Li (Sport Leadership & Management) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Hongmei Li (Media, Journalism and Film) – Summer Research Appointment
  • David Prytherch (Geography) – Research Graduate Assistantship
  • Jennifer Quinn (Psychology) – Grant to Promote Research
  • Eric Rapos (Computer Science & Software Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Sujay Sabnis (Educational Psychology) – Summer Research Appointment and Grant to Promote Research
  • Matthew Saxton (Biological Sciences) – Research Graduate Assistantship and Grant to Promote Research
  • Adam Strantz (Interactive Media Studies) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Nam Vu (Economics) – Summer Research Appointment and Grant to Promote Research
  • Jessie Wang (Marketing) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Qingcong Yuan (Statistics) – Summer Research Appointment
  • Ran Zhang (Electrical and Computer Engineering) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research
  • Meixia Zhao (Biology) – Summer Research Appointment, Research Graduate Assistantship, and Grant to Promote Research

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