Recently Funded Grants

Construction

Susan Bogus Halter

2019-2023
New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)
Management of New Mexico LTAP
PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE)
$1,200,000

2018-2019
New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)
Cost-effective techniques for retrofitting corroded metal culverts using GFRP
PI: Dr. Mahmoud Taha (CCEE), Co-PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE)
$94,000

2017-2021
Louisiana State Univ. / USDOT Univ. Transportation Center
Transportation Consortium of South-Central States (Tran-SET)
PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE)
$2,790,000

2017-2019
New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)
Management of NMDOT LTAP
PI: Dr. Greg Rowangould (CCEE); Co-PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE)
$430,000

2016-2019
National Science Foundation
NM Green: Advancing Sustainable Construction Technology Education
PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE); In collaboration with CNM
$884,573


Environmental

Kerry Howe

2020-2024
National Science Foundation (NSF)
CREST Center for Water and the Environment, Phase II
PI: Kerry Howe (CCEE), co-PIs: Andy Schuler, Ricardo González-Pinzón, José Cerrato, Mark Stone (all CCEE)
$5,000,000

2014-2020

National Science Foundation (NSF)
CREST Center for Water and the Environment
PI: Kerry Howe (CCEE), co-PIs: Bruce Thomson, Andy Schuler, Mark Stone, and Vanessa Valentin (all CCEE)
$5,365,576

2017-2019
Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Flue Gas Desulfurization Wastewater Treatment, Reuse, & Recovery
PI: Kerry Howe (CCEE), co-PI: Bruce Thomson (CCEE)
$249,536


Structures

Fernando Moreu

2020-2021
Federal Railway Administration BAA
Research Initiatives in Support of Rail Safety
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE), co-PI: Victor Law (UNM-OILS)
$209,258

2020-2022
National Academy of Sciences
Transportation Research Board IDEA Safety
Augmenting Reality for Safer Inspections of Railroad Infrastructure and Operations
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE), co-PI: Victor Law (UNM-OILS)
$99,000

2020-2021

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC)
Safe and Augmented Human-Robotic Interaction for Space
PI:  Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$30,000

2020
New Mexico Consortium
Cyber-security of Critical Infrastructure Using Augmented Reality, Drones, and Sensors
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$66,324

2020
Office of Naval Research
Engaging University of New Mexico ROTC Cadets in Cybersecurity Research
PI:  Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE), co-PI: Francesco Sorrentino (UNM-ME)
$250,000

2018-2023
Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
Agile Manufacturing for High Value, Low Volume Production
PI:  Dr. Rafael Fierro (UNM-ECE), co-PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$144,891 allocated to date

2020-2021
TRAN-Set Program, Louisiana State University U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
An automated system for inspecting rock faces and detecting potential rock falls using machine learning
PI:  Dr. John Stormont (CCEE), co-PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$100,000

2020-2021
TRAN-Set Program, Louisiana State University U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT)
Bridge Cracks Monitoring: Detection, Measurement, and Comparison using Augmented Reality
PI:  Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$120,000

2019-2022
Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)
Control of Nonlinear Dynamical Structures under Extreme Normal Environments
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$220,500

2018-2020
National Academy of Science (NAS)
Measuring Behavior of Railroad Bridges under Revenue Traffic Using Lasers and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for Safer Operations: Implementation
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$99,000

2018-2021
Sandia National Laboratory (SNL)
Investigation of the Multi-Input Dynamic Testing
PI: Dr. Fernando Moreu (CCEE)
$265,000

Mahmoud Taha

2018-2019
New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)
Cost-effective techniques for retrofitting corroded metal culverts using GFRP
PI: Dr. Mahmoud Taha (CCEE), Co-PI: Dr. Susan Bogus Halter (CCEE)
$94,000

2018-2020
Air Force Research Lab (AFRL)
Agile manufacturing for high-value, low-volume aerospace composites
Co-PI: Dr. Mahmoud Taha (CCEE), Co-PI: Dr. Mehran Tehrani (UNM-ME), PI: Dr. Rafael Ferro (UNM-ECE)
$600,000

2017-2020
New Mexico Consortium – Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Correlating damage, fracture, and permeability enhancement in rocks subjected to high-strain-rate loading
Co-PI: Dr. Mahmoud Taha (CCEE), PI: Dr. John Stormont (CCEE)
$432,000

2016-2019
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)
LDRD: Fit-for-purpose seal material for cement-rock interface
PI: Dr. Mahmoud Taha (CCEE), Co-PI: Dr. John Stormont (CCEE)
$385,000


Transportation

Haobing Liu

2020-2021
Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Converting Roadway GIS Layer to AERMOD Geometry for Refined PM Project-level Modeling

PI: Dr. Haobing Liu (CCEE)
$50,000

Water Resources

Ricardo González-Pinzón

2016-2020
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Transforming linear societies into recycling societies through wastewater reuse for agriculture in arid regions
PI Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón (CCEE)
$298,449.00

2017-2020
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Nutrient dynamics along a river continuum: combining sensor data, experiments, and time series analyses to identify local to watershed scale drivers of nutrient cycling.
PI Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón (CCEE)
$329,740

2017-2020
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Collaborative Research: How do interactions of transport and stoichiometry maximize stream nutrient retention?
PI Dr. Ricardo González-Pinzón (CCEE)
$1,131,369 to team.

2016-2021
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Collaborative Research: A Strategic Partnership for Geoscience Education and Research on Watershed Science and Climate Change in the Southwestern U.S.
PI Dr. Mark Stone (CCEE), co-PI Dr. González-Pinzón (CCEE)
$799,939.00

2018-2019
Department of Energy (DOE)
Physical, resource supply, and biological controls on nutrient processing along the river continuum
PI Dr. González-Pinzón(CCEE)
$200,000