SEU Portfolio of Active Government Grants and Subawards— July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH Cancer Institute: Modeling Cancer Risk and Environmental Exposures Using Residential Histories. Awarded to Virginia Commonwealth University; Subrecipient Co-PI: Montserrat Fuentes, SEU President and Mathematics. Subaward amount $324,221; grant period 2021-2025.
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
CDC: Texas Vaccine Outreach and Education. Awarded to University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston; Subaward PI: Jimmy Luu, Graphic Design. Subaward amount $30,000; grant period 2022-2023.
National Science Foundation (NSF)
NSF Integrative Research in Biology: Collaborative Proposal: Integrating trait diversity across hierarchical scales to predict biological resilience in an era of extreme environmental change. Total award of $1,402,568 to two collaborators: $524,421 to University of North Carolina at Greensboro; and $878,147 awarded to University of Wyoming with subaward to SEU; Subrecipient PI: Kimberly O’Keefe, Biological Sciences. Subaward amount $341,093; grant period 2021-2026
DUE, Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program: Maker Education and Community Building as Tools to Recruit, Develop, and Retain STEM Teachers. PI: Steven Fletcher; Co-PIs: Kimberly O’Keefe, Catherine Campbell, and Casey Sherman. Award amount $1,181,608; grant period 2020-2025.
Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE): Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI Program): Institute for Interdisciplinary Science (I4): Preparing Students for the 4th Industrial Revolution. PI: Bilal Shebaro, Computer Science. Co-PIs: Meredith Edwards, Charles Hauser, Rebecca Thompson, and Paul Walter. Award amount $1,499,950; grant period 2018-2023.
RUI, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems: Examining Molecular Players Integrating Autophagy and Neuronal Development and Maintenance. PI: Lisa Goering, Biological Sciences. Award amount $634,500; grant period 2017–2024.
IRES Track I: Comparing the influence of economic incentives and land use patterns on the conservation of tropical forests and primates in Panama, Cost Rica, and Uganda. $299,877 awarded to Indiana University; Subrecipient PI: Peter Beck, Environmental Science and Policy. Subaward amount $51,000; grant period 2019-2023.
DUE Conference: Building an HSI Grantee Community of Inclusive Excellence. Collaborative proposal with Texas Hispanic Serving Institutions Consortium (TxHSIC). PI: Gloria White. Award amount $220,453 with subaward of $205,330 to TxHSIC; grant period 2022-2023.
Department of Education
College Student Migrant Program (CAMP). PI: Sonia Briseno, CAMP Director. Award Amount $2,125,000; grant period 2020–2025.
Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program. PI: Molly Minus, Associate VP Academic Affairs. Award amount $1,189,650: grant period 2017–2022.
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
NIFA; A Conference Proposal for “Building STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Mathematics) at Hispanic-Serving Institutions. PI: Gloria White, Director Sponsored Programs. Award amount $50,000; grant period 2019–2022.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
NASA: SO2 and Ozone Water-Land Environmental Transition Study (SOWLETS). Awarded to the University of Houston. Subrecipient Co-PI: Paul Walter. Subaward amount $14,025; grant period 2022-2023.
NASA ROSES: Three-dimensional mapping of Texas air quality using a combination of multiple-scale modeling and Pandora monitoring network. Awarded to Baylor University; Subrecipient PD: Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $41,676; grant period 2022-2024.
NASA ESSP: Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere (DCOTSS). Awarded to Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMUCC). Subrecipient PI: Paul Walter, Physics. Subaward amount amount $10,574; grant period 2021-2022.
U.S. Department of State
Fulbright Outreach Lecturer Fund (OLF): Professor Lucia Eugenia Fernandez Hubeid, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina. Talk for Ciencia sin Fronteras series; hosted by Balyssa Bell, Biology. Award value $1,000; grant period Fall 2022.
State of Texas
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Accelerating Student Success Planning Grant (GEER funds): Underserved Populations. PD: Nicole Trevino, Student Success. Award amount $50,000; grant period Fall 2022.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ); TRACER-AQ to University of Houston: TRACER AQ Analysis in Houston). SEU subrecipients PI: Mark Estes, Mathematics; Co-PI: Paul Walter, Physics. Subaward amount: $47,868. Grant Period: 2022-2023.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ); Air Quality Data Collection Support for TRACER-AQ in Houston. Awarded to the University of Houston. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walter, Physics; Co-PI: and Mark Estes, Mathematics. Subaward amount $115,899; grant period 2022-2023.
UT-Austin AQRP (funded by TCEQ): Modeling analysis of TRACER-AQ and over-water measurements to improve prediction of on-land and offshore ozone. Subrecipient PI: Paul Walter, Physics. Award amount $6,103; grant period 2022-2023.
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB): Work-Study Mentorship Program. PI: Gloria White, Director Sponsored Programs. Award amounts total $189,000; Annual funding from 2012–2022. Additional $12,466 awarded for 2022-2023.
City of Austin
Arbor Day and Monarch Butterfly Day: ROOTS & WINGS festival and community event. PD: Amy Concilio, Environmental Science. Award amount $1,100; grant period Fall 2022.
French Ministry of Culture Albertine Cinematheque French Film Festival: SEU French Film Festival 2022-2023. PD: Phillipe Seminet, Languages, Literature and Culture. Award Amount $2,500; grant period 2022-2023.