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Office of the Vice President for Research

Monthly Grant Awards Report: November 2023

The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to share our monthly report listing new grant awards USC faculty researchers across the university system received between November 1 and November 30. 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 November 2023 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large November 2023 New Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Utter, Karen College of Education - SC School Improvement Council Statewide Family Engagement Center program Office of Innovation and Improvement/USDE $1,000,000
Hardy, Dean College of Arts and Sciences - School of Earth, Ocean & Env. RII Track-2 FEC: An interdisciplinary program for research, education, and outreach on climate change and adaptive resilience in the Yazoo - Mississippi Delta Mississippi State University/NSF $942,782
Lopez-DeFede, Ana College of Social Work - Families in Society, Institute Leveraging Technology to Reduce Disparities and Improve Early Detection of and Timely Care for Postpartum Complications Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)/PCORI $827,383
Pershyn, Yuriy College of Arts and Sciences - Physics & Astronomy EFRI BRAID: Developing new classes of devices and networks based on computationally efficient history dependent neurons University of Texas San Antonio/NSF $490,000
Dhunjishah, L. Michelle School of Law - Children's Law Center South Carolina Senate Contract South Carolina Senate $475,000
Khan, Asif College of Engineering & Comp. - Electrical Engineering High Thermal Conductivity AlN-SiC templates for Northrop Grumman GaN-AlGaN SLCFET Northrop Grumman/DARPA/DOD $427,678
Khan, Asif
Harmon, Deborah
University of SC Aiken - AK Library Proposal for continuation of contract for DOE-SR Public Reading Room Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS)/DoE $403,351
Wang, Yi College of Engineering & Comp. - Mechanical Engineering Software Tool for Surrogate Modeling and Design of Experiments CFD Research Corporation/Office of the Secretary of Defense/DOD $400,033
Speiser, Daniel College of Arts and Sciences - Biological Sciences Mapping structural and functional connectivity of the distributed sensory system in chiton armor International Human Frontier Science Program (HSFP) Organization $351,000
Uline, Mark College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering ARLIS Credibility Assessment Modernization Task Order University of Maryland/DOD $342,672


7 December 2023

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