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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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


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