Athena KVLCC2
News & Updates
1. Consortium PI, "Comparison of Two Phasitron Designs for IPV," Percussionaire Corp., 2/15/2017 - 6/15/2017, $6,963.

2. Co-PI, "Hydrodynamic Simulator for Brain Therapeutic Development," Vandal Ideas Project, University of Idaho, 7/1/2016 - 8/31/2017, $75,000.

3. Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) awarded me Affiliate Status for Academic Year 2015-2016 in Recognition of Significant Contribution to the CAES, Dec. 2015.

4. PI, "Multi-scale Model of Interaction between Lung and Pulmonary Ventilation," Center for Modeling Complex Interactions, University of Idaho, U.S. National Institutes of Health, 01/01/2016 - 01/31/2017, $108,975.

5. PI, "CO2 Scrubber," Vorsana Inc., 08/24/2015 - 08/23/2016, $8,478.75.

6.
PI, "Desalination Investigation,"
Vorsana Inc., 08/24/2015 - 08/23/2016, $8,478.75.

7.
PI, "Vorsana Desalination Investigation,"
Vorsana Inc., 08/16/2015 - 08/15/2016, $97,064.

8.
PI, "Aerodynamic Effects on Two-Lane Rural Highway Safety," The Pacific Northwest Transportation Consortium (PacTrans), Region 10 University Transportation Center (UTC), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), 08/01/2015 - 6/15/2017, $120,000 ($60,000 DOT funding, $60,000 University of Idaho matching).

9.
Outstanding Young Faculty Award (2015), College of Engineering, University of Idaho (Web Link, PDF).

10.
Alumni Award for Excellence Mentor (2014), University of Idaho (link, PDF)

11.
PI, "Initial Study on Vorsana Desalter," Vorsana Inc.,
08/15/2014 - 6/20/2015, $70,626.

12. PI, "Colmac Drainpan Defrost," Colmac Coil Manufacturing Inc., 08/25/2014 - 5/29/2015, $4,423.65.

13.
PI, "Automatic and Dynamic Cleaning System for Commercial Fish Ponds," Service-Learning Mini-Grant, University of Idaho, 2014, $750.

14.
Co-PI, "Acquisition of an Adaptive Computation Server for Support of STEM Research at the University of Idaho," 03/27/14 - 03/26/15, Murdock Foundation, $240,000 (PDF).

15.
Alumni Award for Excellence Mentor (2013), University of Idaho (link, PDF).

16.
Co-PI, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Computation Server for Support of STEM Research at the University of Idaho," Sept. 1, 2012 - Aug. 31, 2015, U.S. National Science Foundation, Division of Computer and Network Systems, Major Research Instrumentation, Award # 1229766, $428,571 ($300,000 NSF funding, $128,571 UI cost share).

17.
PI, "CFD Modeling of the Vorsana McCutchen Processor," May 25, 2012 - Aug. 25, 2012, $36,023, Vorsana Inc.

18.
PI, "Numerical Simulation of Magnetic Nanoparticles Using Electromagnetic Separation Device," July 1, 2012 - Aug. 31, 2014, Seed Grant, $11,969.60, University of Idaho.

19.
PI, "Collaborative Research: Simulation Based Design for Deep Water Offshore Wind Turbines Including Wave Loads and Motions," U.S. National Science Foundation, Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems, Award #1066873, $200,731 (May-Dec. 2011) awarded at Tuskegee; $118,998 (Jan. 1, 2012 - Apr. 30, 2015) subawarded to University of Idaho.

20. Collaborator, “Fundamental Fluid Physics Studies for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability,” U.S. DOE, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences, Award # DE-SC0004751, July 2010-June 2014, $584,961.

21. PI, “Transition CFDShip-Iowa to Create Ship Hydrodynamics Program,” 2009-2011, Office of Naval Resarch, $30,500.


22. Co-PI, “Curriculum Development: Application for Learning, Development and Leadership,” 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2010, Congressionally-Directed Projects, Grant P116Z090025, $190,000.

23. PI, “Developing Streamlined Version of CFDShip-Iowa-V4,” 2008-2009, (P.O.No. 1000681009),  Office of Naval Research, $50,290.17

24. Co-PI, “Two-Phase URANS/DES Simulations of Large Scale/RE Air Layer Drag Reduction,” 2008, $300,000.

25. Co-PI (10%), “6DOF Viscous Ship Hydrodynamics: renewal,” Office of Naval Research, 10/2006 - 9/2009, (N00014-01-1-0073), $2,046,154.

26. Co-PI (10%), “URANS/DES Code Development for Ship Hydrodynamics Simulation Based Design: CFDSHIP-IOWA,” Office of Naval Research, 04/2006-03/2009, (N00014-06-1-0420), $4,717,000.

27. Co-PI, “Integration of Simulation Technology into Undergraduate Engineering Courses and Laboratories,” 2002-2005, U.S. National Science Foundation, Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement – Educational Materials, Development Program, Award #0126589, $395,090.


Additional Funding (gift/donation)

1. Percussionaire Corp., $26,433, 2016