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November 2015 comings and goings

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October 2015 comings and goings

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Proposals funded: Lachgar, Rejeski, Williams

Wake Forest chemistry professor Abdou Lachgar.

Lachgar

Congratulations to Abdessadek Lachgar, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “Empowering Pakistani Women through Scientific Research, Technology Development, and Entrepreneurship: Waste-to-Energy Technology Development” has been funded by the USAID and by [subaward/subcontract from] National Academy of Sciences (WFU funding agency).

 

 

Jack Rejeski

Rejeski

Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, professor of health & exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Pepper Center Clinical Research Core” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

 

 

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Williams

Congratulations to Richard Williams, Reynolds Professor of Physics, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research:ARI-MA: Realizing High Performance Inorganic Scintillators at Low Cost” has been funded by the US Department of Homeland Security.

Proposals funded: Griffith, Jayawickreme, Jurchescu, Rice-Jalloh

Wake Forest economics professor Amanda Griffith, Thursday, August 9, 2012.

Griffith

Congratulations to Amanda Griffith, associate professor of economics, whose proposal entitled “An Engineer Like Me: How perceived Similarity and Peer Effects Influence Major Choice” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Purdue University (WFU funding agency).

 

Eranda Jayawickreme

Jayawickreme

Congratulations to Eranda Jayawickreme, assistant professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Promoting Intellectual Humility Among Middle-School Students: Developing and Educational Film & Preliminary Intervention Strategy” has been funded by the Templeton Foundation.

 

Jurchescu

Jurchescu

Congratulations to Oana Jurchescu, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Perovskite FETs for Electronically-Injected Laser Action” has been funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR).

 

 

K. Monet Rice

Rice-Jalloh

Congratulations to Kellee Rice-Jalloh, associate university chaplain, whose proposal entitled “Recruitment for Ministry” has been funded by the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE).

 

Proposals funded: Anderson, Carroll, Kiang

T. Michael Anderson

Anderson

Congratulations to Michael Anderson, assistant professor of biology, whose proposal entitled “Spatiotemporal dynamics of woody cover in East African savannas” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

 

David Carroll

Carroll

Congratulations to David Carroll, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Organic Thermoelectrics: the matrix composite approach” has been funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Texas A & M Engineering Experiment Station (WFU funding agency).

 

Lisa Kiang

Kiang

Congratulations to Lisa Kiang, associate professor of psychology, whose proposal entitled “Gratitude, Well-being, and the Decline of Materialism: A Cross-cultural Study of Character Formation in Children and Adolescents” has been funded by the Templeton Foundation and by [subaward/subcontract from] UNC-Greensboro (WFU funding agency).

Proposals funded: Jurchescu, Kirkman, Welker

Jurchescu

Jurchescu

Congratulations to Oana Jurchescu, associate professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Large-area, low-cost organic thin-film transistors by laser printing” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

 

Ellen Kirkman

Kirkman

Congratulations to Ellen Kirkman, professor of mathematics, whose proposal entitled “Invariant Theory of Artin-Schelter Regular Algebras” has been funded by the Simons Foundation.

 

 

Members of the Wake Forest community have their portraits made in a photo booth at the Constant and True donor club event at Graylyn on Friday, September 9, 2011. Interim Provost Mark Welker.

Welker

Congratulations to Mark Welker, professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “MRI: Acquisition of an inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer for interdisciplinary application in science and technology” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Proposals funded: Folmar, Holzwarth, King

Steven Folmar

Folmar

Congratulations to Steven Folmar, associate professor of anthropology, whose proposal entitled “Psychological and Social Resilience in Post-Earthquakes Nepal” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

Natalie Holzwarth

Holzwarth

 

Congratulations to Natalie Holzwarth, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Computational Studies of Solid Electrolytes” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

Bruce King

King

Congratulations to Bruce King, professor of chemistry and associate provost for research, whose proposal entitled “New Oxidation-Sensing Probes to Evaluate Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Lung Injury” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

Proposals funded: Bonin, Jones, Marsh

Keith Bonin

Bonin

Congratulations to Keith Bonin, department chair and professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Real-Time Dopamine Signaling and Ethanol Drinking Behavior” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

 

Jones

Jones

Congratulations to Amanda Jones, assistant professor of chemistry, whose proposal entitled “CAREER: Mechanism as a Driving Force in Gold (l) Catalyzed Alkyne Functionalizations” has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 

 

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Marsh

Congratulations to Tony Marsh, professor health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Physical Exercise to Prevent Disability Pilot Study – LIFE Field Center” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

 

Congratulations to Tony Marsh, professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation and Neuromuscular Function in Older Adults” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and by [subaward/subcontract from] Wake Forest University Health Sciences (WFU funding agency).

August 2015 comings and goings

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Proposals funded: Kim-Shapiro, Masicampo, Mewhinney

Congratulations to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “Storage lesion in banked blood due to disruption of nitric oxide homeostasis” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under award number 5R01HL098032-07 and by [subaward/subcontract from] University of Pittsburgh (WFU funding agency).

Congratulations to E.J. Masicampo, assistant professor of psychology, whose proposal “Complementary Benefits of First- and Third-Person Perspective for Self-Control” has been funded by the Templeton Foundation and by [subaward/subcontract from] FSU Research Foundation, Inc. (WFU funding agency).

Congratulations to Kate Mewhinney, clinical professor at the School of Law: Elder Clinic, whose proposal entitled “Health Rights of LBGT Patients” has been funded by the NC Society of Health Care Attorneys.