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Office of the Vice President for Research

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


Summary of Large October 2023 New Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Samuels, Joel Law - Dean's Office Justice Sector Training, Research, and Coordination (JusTRAC) 3.0 Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)/DOS 8,824,137
Self, Stella Epidemiology & Biostatistics Developing New Statistical Methods for Vector-Borne Disease Surveillance to Improve Accuracy while Reducing Cost National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID)/NIH 3,719,295
Michels, Jill Palmetto Poison Center Palmetto Poison Center Prevention Outreach and Education to the Public and Healthcare Professionals SC Department of Heath and Human Services (SC DHHS) 3,360,000
Samuels, Joel Law - Dean's Office Understanding Chinese Engagement in South Asia (UCESA) Global Engagement Center (GEC)/DOS 800,000
Klein, Brent Criminology & Criminal Justice Trajectories of Targeted Violence: Mobilization Trends and Interdiction Opportunities Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 751,842
Sims, Kerry Obstetrics & Gynecology
PALS- Providing Active Labor Support for High-Risk Birth Facility in Columbia, SC
USC Educational Foundation/The Duke Endowment 658,000
Wei, Tao Chemical Engineering NSF CAREER: Multiscale Simulations of Iron Oxide Nanoparticle-Protein Electron Transfer National Science Foundation (NSF) 549,997
Hardaway, Chad Ofc of Economic Engagement SC Apex 2023 (PTAC)
Defense Logistics Agency(DLA)/DOD


Lewis, Ashlee Research, Eval., & Measurement  Evaluation of Arts Grow SC 23-24 (FY24) SC Arts Commission/SCDE/USDE 350,000
Benicewicz, Brian Chemistry & Biochemistry Gas Separations using Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticle Membranes US Department of Energy (DOE) 330,000


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