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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly Awards Report: January 2021

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share monthly report listing new sponsored awards UofSC faculty researchers across the university system received between January 1 and January 31, 2021. Please note that some awards received toward the end of that period might have missed the reporting cut-off. In such cases, the award will be listed in the next monthly report. Our office is proud to share these successes with the university research community. Please join us in congratulating our excellent researchers on their new sponsored awards.

Get the January 2021New Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large January 2021 Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Carlson, Ryan

College of Education - Educational Studies

Project Harmony: Family Strengthening Evaluation Team (FSET).

University of Central Florida/HHS


Baum, Angela

College of Education - Instruction & Teacher Educ.

Preschool Development Grant (PDG-B5)

SC Department of Social Services (SC DSS)/HHS


Donaldson, Bobby

College of Arts and Sciences - History

NPS Historic Preservation Fund - Booker T. Washington High School Auditorium Building

National Park Service (NPS)/DOI


Frongillo, Edward

Arnold School of Public Health - Health Prom., Educ. & Behavior

Intersection of Material-Need Insecurities and HIV and Cardiovascular Health.

University of California at San Francisco/NHLBI/NIH


Ziehl, Paul

College of Engineering & Comp. - Civil & Environmental Eng.

MOC3HA - Manufacturing of Carbon-Carbon Composites for Hypersonic Applications

Battelle Memorial Institute/AFROL/DOD


Kloot, Robin

Arnold School of Public Health - Environmental Health Sciences

Evaluate, Quantify, and Share Benefits and Outcomes of Soil Health Management Systems (SHMS)

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)/USDA


Xu, Peisheng

College of Pharmacy - Drug Discovery & Biomed Sci.

A novel polymer-metal nanocomplex for ovarian cancer treatment



Lead, Jamie

Arnold School of Public Health - Environmental Health Sciences

A preliminary study to assess the feasibility of a nanotechnology approach to the removal of Karenia brevis cells and brevetoxin from estuarine and marine waters

Mote Marine Laboratory/FWRI/FWC


Kulkarni, Varsha

College of Arts and Sciences - Physics & Astronomy

The Baryonic Content of Galaxies Mapped by MaNGA and Gas Flows Around Them

Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)/NASA


Ritter, James

College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering

Evaluation of Carbons and Silica Gel for Hydrocarbon Adsorption

ColdStream Energy, LLC



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