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Office of the Vice President for Research

New Monthly Grant Awards Report: December 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 December 1 and December 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 December 2023 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).

Summary of Large December 2023 New Grant Awards

PI Name

PI College/Dept.

Award Title



Harbour, Kristin College of Education - Teacher Education Scaling Capacity: Developing Residents and Educators Around Equity-Centered MTSS (SC-DREAM) US Department of Education (USDE) $4,719,035
Armstrong, Bridget Arnold School of Public Health - Exercise Science  Using Open-Source Technology to Measure Energy Expenditure and Sleep Among Children 3 to 8 Years Old National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (NHLBI)/NIH $3,515,039
Weaver, Glenn Arnold School of Public Health - Exercise Science Identifying Patterns of BMI Development and Associated Behavioral, Social, Environmental, Genetic, and Biological Factors for Children from 3-10 Years National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)/NIH $2,662,432
Ryan, Michael School of Medicine - Pharm., Physiology & Neuroscience Improving awareness of women with hypertension: ROAR (Rural, Obese, At Risk) - Project 3 Augusta University/NHLBI/NIH $1,586,990
Mustain, William College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering Fraunhofer: High Fidelity Digital Twins for Large Scale Energy Storage Batteries - Dept. of Commerce SC Fraunhofer USA Alliance (SCFUSA) Program - SC Department of Commerce $636,474
Shapiro, Cheri College of Social Work - Families in Society, Institute  Building Bridges Between Families and Schools USC Educational Foundation/The Duke Endowment $601,500
Evans, Colin School of Medicine - Cell Biology & Anatomy Promoting Endothelial Regeneration and Vascular Repair After Inflammatory Lung Injury American Heart Association (AHA) $300,000
zur Loye, Hans-Conrad College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry & Biochemistry EAGER: Exploration of Apatite Room Temperature Superconductor Phase Space National Science Foundation (NSF) $299,996
Wethey, David College of Arts and Sciences - Biological Sciences  High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature from ECOSTRESS National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) $288,208
Plotner, Tony College of Education - Educational & Developmental Science CarolinaCAP 2023-2024  SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department (SCVRD) $252,000


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