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Office of the Vice President for Research

New Monthly Grant Awards Report: May 2024

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 May 1 and May 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 May 2024 New Grant Awards Report (pdf).


Summary of Large May 2024 New Grant Awards

PI Name PI College/Dept. Award Title Sponsor Total
Wang, Yi College of Engineering & Comp. - Mechanical Engineering Precision Processing of Autonomous Maritime Perception System Data - Phase III Office of Naval Research (ONR)/DOD $7,040,000
Velazquez, Kandy School of Medicine - Path, Microbio. & Immunology The role of TGFβ2 and Macrophages in Cancer Cachexia National Cancer Institute (NCI)/NIH $2,628,525
Beets, Michael Arnold School of Public Health - Exercise Science Contextual Determinants of Accelerated Weight Gain During Summer Among Preschoolers from Low-income Households National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)/NIH $2,553,276
Lu, Qun College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry & Biochemistry Homeostatic Reset as a New Therapeutic Paradigm for Slow Progression Diseases National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)/NIH $1,865,363
Steinke, Pamela University of SC Upstate - UPS Academic Affairs Admin Movement 2030 USC Upstate Foundation (UF)/Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) $1,173,049
Outten, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences - Chemistry & Biochemistry Unraveling the novel functions of E. coli GrxD and its BolA and IbaG partners in Fe-S cluster and cell envelope biogenesis National Science Foundation (NSF) $1,117,707
Tam, Cheuk Arnold School of Public Health - Health Prom., Educ. & Behavior Theory-based social media intervention for non-medical use of prescription opioids in young adults National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)/NIH $777,368
Mohammadizand, Ramtin College of Engineering & Comp. - Computer Science & Engineering SHF: Small: Cross-Layer Design Automation for In-Memory Analog Computing National Science Foundation (NSF) $588,801
Bizimis, Michael College of Arts and Sciences - School of Earth, Ocean & Env. Collaborative Research: Investigation of Volcanism and Tectonics in the Bight Transform Region (55.5°N-57.0°N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge) National Science Foundation (NSF) $390,747
Heyden, Andreas College of Engineering & Comp. - Chemical Engineering Collaborative Research: Resolving the Contributions of Lattice Oxygen, Dioxygen, Acid Sites, Base Sites, and Redox Sites during the Oxidative Scission of Ketones on Metal Oxides National Science Foundation (NSF) $300,000



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