Recently Funded Grants

 Construction

Bogus Halter, Susan

2016-2019, National Science Foundation
NM Green: Advancing Sustainable Construction Technology Education
PI: Susan Bogus Halter; co-PI: Vanessa Valentin
$884,573

2017-2021, Louisiana State Univ. / USDOT University Transportation Center
Transportation Consortium of South-Central State (Tran-SET)
PI: Susan Bogus Halter
$558,000/year

2017 – present, New Mexico Department of Transportation
Management of NMDOT LTAP
PI: Gregory Rowangould; co-PI: Susan Bogus Halter
$215,000/year

Environmental

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
$100,000

2014-2015, Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority
Coagulation Optimization at the San Juan Chama Water Treatment Plant
$38,000

2014-2017, WateReuse Research Foundation
Predicting RO Removal of Toxicologically Relevant Unique Organics
Co-PI, Dr. Daisuke Minakata (Michigan Technological University)
$300,000

Geotech/Pavements

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)
$195,000

Tarefder, Rafiqul

2016-2019, NMDOT Research Bureau
Field and Laboratory Evaluations of Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Phase 2
$500,000

2016-2018, SOLARIS Transportation Center
Determining the Effects of Cross-Anisotropy on Pavement Response and Performance
$150,000

2016-2017, NMDOT Research Bureau
Evaluation of Plus Grades of Performance Graded (PG) Asphalt Binder
$250,000

Structural

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

Moreu, Fernando

National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board (TRB) IDEA Safety: Measuring Behavior of Railroad Bridges under Revenue Traffic using Lasers and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Safer Operations: Implementation, November 2018-April 2020
$99,187

Airforce Research Laboratory (AFRL): Augmented Reality enabling Agile Manufacturing for High Value, Low Volume Production, October 2018-September 2019
$47,891

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL): Augmented Reality for Inspections, June 2018-September 2018
$81,318

Tran-SET Program, Louisiana State University U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Tran-SET 17STUNM03: Augmented Reality Enhancing the Inspections of Transportation Infrastructure: Research, Education, and Industry Implementation, May 2018-November 2019
$100,000

Los Alamos County, Augmented inspection to assist existing design and maintenance of infrastructure, June 2018-August 2018
$11,086

Tran-SET Program, Louisiana State University U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Tran-SET 17STUNM02: Development, Training, Education, and Implementation of Low-cost Sensing Technologies for Bridge Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), May 2017-November 2018
$150,000

Los Alamos County, Augmented inspection to assist existing design and maintenance of infrastructure (June 2017-February 2018)
$11,086

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC); Structural Performance Monitoring Using Wireless Sensors (WSW) for Cost-Efficient Management and Development of Commercial Space Vehicles (June 2017- May 2018)
$25,000

New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos National Laboratory Augmenting Human Assessment of Infrastructures Performance Through New Technologies (February 2017-May 2018)
$31,944

National Academy of Sciences, Transportation Research Board (TRB) IDEA Safety: Railroad Bridge Inspections for Replacement Prioritization Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with 3D Laser Scanning Capabilities (November 2016-March 2018)
$99,400

New Mexico Consortium, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Ensuring the Sustainability and Resilience of Timber Bridge Railroad Infrastructure Using Remotely Deployed Sensor Nodes, Summer 2016
$38,811

Transportation

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)
$335,605

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