Recently Funded Grants


Bogus Halter, Susan

2016-2019, National Science Foundation
NM Green: Advancing Sustainable Construction Technology Education
PI: Susan Bogus Halter; co-PI: Vanessa Valentin

2017-2021, Louisiana State Univ. / USDOT University Transportation Center
Transportation Consortium of South-Central State (Tran-SET)
PI: Susan Bogus Halter

2017 – present, New Mexico Department of Transportation
Management of NMDOT LTAP
PI: Gregory Rowangould; co-PI: Susan Bogus Halter


Cerrato, Jose

NSF CAREER: Understanding Reactivity in American Native Impacted Uranium Mines (URANIUM): Research, Education and Outreach, Cerrato is PI, Award $500,000, Duration 02/01/2017-01/31/2022.

Howe, Kerry

2016-2017, National Science Foundation
Partnership between New Mexico and Puerto Rico on Water Treatment Research and Education

2014-2015, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
Coagulation Optimization at the San Juan Chama Water Treatment Plant

2014-2017, WateReuse Research Foundation
Predicting RO Removal of Toxicologically Relevant Unique Organics
Co-PI, Dr. Daisuke Minakata (Michigan Technological University)


Stormont, John

2015-2017, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Time reversal methods for the detection and monitoring of CO2/brine leakage pathways in wellbore systems
Co-PI, Mahmoud Taha (UNM Civil Engineering)

Tarefder, Rafiqul

2016-2019, NMDOT Research Bureau
Field and Laboratory Evaluations of Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Phase 2

2016-2018, SOLARIS Transportation Center
Determining the Effects of Cross-Anisotropy on Pavement Response and Performance

2016-2017, NMDOT Research Bureau
Evaluation of Plus Grades of Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binder


Reda Taha, Mahmoud

2015, National Science Foundation
US-EGYPT Workshop: Toward Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Development at the new Suez Canal region in Egypt; Dec. 2015
Co-PI: Mark Stone (UNM Civil Engineering)
$ 39,430

2015, National Science Foundation
EAGER: Engineering A Low-Cost Recycled Carbon Fiber Composite
Co-PI: Mehran Tehrani (UNM Mechanical Engineering)
$ 98,200

2015, Jemez Development Corporation
Stabilized earth blocks for Jemez Pueblo
Co-PI: John Stormont (UNM Civil Engineering)
$ 95,000


Rowangould, Gregory

2016, United States Environmental Protection Agency
Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Grant: Evaluating the Timeline of Particulate Matter Exposure from Urban Transportation and Land-Use Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Strategies Using a Novel Modeling Framework.
PI: Dr. Greg Rowangould (UNM Civil Engineering)

Water Resources

Gonzalez-Pinzon, Ricardo

2015, National Science Foundation
FEW: Transforming linear societies into recycling societies through wastewater reuse for agriculture in arid regions.
Co-PI: Andrew Schuler (UNM Civil Engineering), David Van Horn (UNM Biology), Jose Cerrato (UNM Civil Engineering)
$ 298,449