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Office of the Vice President for Research

New Monthly Grant Awards Report: January 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 Sunday, January 1 and Tuesday, January 31, 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 January 2023 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).



Summary of Large January 2023 New Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Nasiri, Adel College of Engineering & Comp. - Electrical Engineering Compact Direct Medium Voltage Electric Vehicle Charging Systems WattEV - Charge America, LLC $1,577,391
Liu, Chang College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering Nanopore-Based HIV Self-Test for Ultrasensitive p24 Quantification in Finger Prick Blood National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/NIH $1,206,122
Li, Jie College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry & Biochemistry CAREER: Enzymatic sulfur incorporation and modification in the biosynthesis of natural products National Science Foundation (NSF) $865,975
Downey, Austin College of Engineering & Comp. - Mechanical Engineering CAREER: Data-Driven Control of High-Rate Dynamic Systems National Science Foundation (NSF) $551,876
Crocker, Holly College of Arts and Sciences - English Civic Engagement, Voting Rights, and the Founding Documents at the University of South Carolina Andrew W. Mellon Foundation $500,000
Mustain, William College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering Theory-guided Innovation of High-performance Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction University of Puerto Rico/DOE $360,000
Weissman, Sharon School of Medicine - Internal Medicine Rapid Response to Incident HIV Infection through Social Network Strategies and Molecular Epidemiology to Inform Partner Services UNC Chapel Hill/NIAID/NIH $348,423
McInnes, Campbell College of Pharmacy - Drug Discovery & Biomed Sci. Subcontract from Sahin RO1 "Overcoming chemoresistance in triple negative breast cancer" Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)/NCI/NIH $325,546
Scott, April University Health Services - Health Services Together We Can Achieve More Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)/HHS $292,900
Young, Michael Arnold School of Public Health - Center for Community Health Alignment Johnson and Johnson ORTHE CCHA 2023 SC Research Foundation (SCRF)/Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc. $233,000

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