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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly Grant Awards Report: February 2023

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share our monthly report listing new grant awards UofSC faculty researchers across the university system received between Wednesday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 28, 2023. 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 grant awards.

Get the February 2023 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large February 2023 Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Ohrt, Jonathan College of Education - Educational Studies Providing Resources to Increase School Mental Health Supports US Department of Education (USDE) $5,003,361
Von Nessen, Joseph Darla Moore School of Business - Moore Sch - Div. of Research SC Housing Finance and Development Authority: FY22-FY26 Economic Impact Analysis SC Housing Finance and Development Authority $478,750
Ziehl, Paul College of Engineering & Comp. - Civil & Environmental Eng. HiCam P1.TCP.GEN.01 National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) $433,649
Pocivavsek, Ana School of Medicine - Pharm., Physiology & Neuroscience Aging, sleep, and kynurenic acid National Institute on Aging (NIA)/NIH $409,750
Tan, Changhui College of Arts and Sciences - Mathematics CAREER: Nonlocal partial differential equations in collective dynamics and fluid flow National Science Foundation (NSF) $404,193
Keup, Jennifer University 101 - U101 and National Resource Ctr. National Advising Success Network_Investment Grant: Continuation Funding NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)/BMGF $280,878
Hung, Peiyin Arnold School of Public Health - Health Services Policy & Mgmt Addressing Rural Cancer Disparities via Proactive Smoking Cessation Treatment within Primary Care: A Hybrid Type 1 Effectiveness-Implementation Trial of a Scalable Smoking Cessation Electronic Visit Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)/NCI/NIH $203,986
Ritter, James College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering Evaluation of Adsorbents for Hydrocarbon Adsorption ColdStream Energy, LLC $175,000
Whitehead, Dustin College of Arts and Sciences - Theatre and Dance The South Carolina Film Training Partnership (GOS - Get on Set) SC Film Commission - SC Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism $150,000
Frizzell, Norma School of Medicine - Pharm., Physiology & Neuroscience Developing Tools to Understand an Alternative Fate of Urate in Neurodegenerative Diseases National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)/NIH $149,000

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