Grants

Implementation of Service-Learning Integrated throughout a College of Engineering (SLICE); PI, sponsor:  NSF ($1,005,000; 2005-09)

NSF International Research and Education in Engineering Program, supplement to SLICE grant ($31,480; 2007-08)

Solar Water Purification Bottles with Dye Indicator for Developing Countries; sponsor:  National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance ($17,500; 2007-2008)

International Service-Learning Project in the Colleges of Health and Engineering, Healy public service grant, UML ($9600, 2007-08) with Deirdra Murphy and Nicole Champagne. 

Solar Water Purification Bottles for Developing Countries; sponsor:  National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance ($12,500; 2005-2006)

Village Empowerment:  Interdisciplinary Service-Learning, Healy public service endowment grant, UML ($8000, 2005-2007). 

Portable Solar Vaccine Refrigerators, Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($7000, 2005-2006)

Assessment of MTC Green Buildings; sponsor:  Massachusetts Technology Collaborative Renewable Energy Trust ($59,000; 2004-05; $59,000; 2005-07)

SLICE:  Service-Learning Integrated throughout a College of Engineering; PI, sponsor:  NSF planning grant ($100,000; 2004-05)

Solar Lantern Micro-Enterprise for Peruvian Villages; sponsor:  New England Biolabs Foundation ($8250; 2004)

Diversity in Engineering through the Village Empowerment Project; sponsor: UML Council on Diversity and Pluralism ($2000; 2004-05; $3000; 2005-06)

Multi-Disciplinary Service-Learning Capstone Design Course, Teaching and Learning Seed Grant, UML ($2000; 2004-2005).

Interdisciplinary Service-Learning Projects, Healy service grant, UML ($1200, 2003-2004).

Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($8,000; 2003-04).

Combining Web-Based Courses with Experiential and Service Learning, Teaching and Learning Seed Grant, UML ($2000; 2003-2004).

Diversity in Engineering through Service-Learning; sponsor:  Center for Diversity and Pluralism, UML ($900; 2003-2004).

Peru Project with Engineering and Nursing Students, service grant, UML ($1200, 2002-2003).

Service-Learning for Engineering/Health Undergraduates for Sustainable Development; sponsor:  CITA small grant program, UML ($5000; 2002-2003).

Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($14,000; 2002-03).

Dye-Sensitized Nano-Scale Solar Cells:  Prototype Development, Toxic Use Reduction Institute, U Mass Lowell ($13,000; 2002-2003) and Konarka (in-kind).

Peru Project; sponsor:  Rotary International ($26,000; 2002-2003)

Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($14,000; 2001-02).

Vaccine Refrigerators for Peru; sponsor:  Lindbergh Foundation ($10,500; 2001-2002).

Satellite-based network for schools in the Andes, service grant, UML ($1600, 2001-2002)

Fuel Cell System for Remote Locations; sponsors:  Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($17,500; 2001-02) and Electrochem (in-kind support).

Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($10,000; 2000-01).

Solar Systems in the Andes; sponsors:  UML Chancellor, private donations ($10,000; 2001-2002).

Solar Electrolyzer and Gas Storage System; sponsor: Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($20,000; 2000-01) and Electrochem (in-kind support).

A New Interdisciplinary Course with International Service-Learning; UML Teaching and Learning Seed Grant ($2000; 2000-2001)

Solar in Service, Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($10,000; 2000-01).

Solar Systems in Remote Medical Clinics in the Andes (with the UML Catholic Center); sponsors: private donations, Chancellor ($15,000; 2000-01).

Service-Learning in Engineering Courses; sponsor:  Center for Family, Work, and Community at U Mass Lowell University Scholars in the City Program ($5000; 1999-00)

Shared Harvest Aquaculture Innovations (with Cheryl West, COPC); sponsor:  Massachusetts Department of Food and Agriculture ($24,000; 2000-01)

Vaccine Refrigerators for Peru; sponsor:  Lindbergh Foundation ($10,500; 2001-2002).

Fuel Cell System for Remote Locations; sponsors:  Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($17,500; 2001-02) and Electrochem (in-kind support).

Solar Systems in the Andes; sponsors:  UML Chancellor, private donations, Rotary ($20,000 projected; 2001-2002).

Solar Electrolyzer and Gas Storage System; sponsor: Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($20,000; 2000-01) and Electrochem (in-kind support).

A New Interdisciplinary Course with International Service-Learning; UML Teaching and Learning Seed Grant ($2000; 2000-2001)

Solar in Service, Center for Sustainable Energy; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($10,000; 2000-01).

Solar Systems in Remote Medical Clinics in the Andes (with the UML Catholic Center); sponsors: private donations, Chancellor, Rotary ($10,000; 2000-01).

 Solar Systems in Remote Medical Clinics in the Andes (through the UML Catholic Center and Solar Energy Association of UML); sponsors: private donations, Chancellor, UML Bookstore Foundation ($15,000 projected; 1999-00).

Solar Fuel Cell System; sponsor: Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($24,000; 1999-00) and Electrochem (in-kind support).

Service-Learning in Engineering Courses; sponsor:  Center for Family, Work, and Community at U Mass Lowell University Scholars in the City Program ($5000; 1999-00)

Service-Learning in Engineering; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($10,000; 1999-00)

Solar Systems from The Acre to the Andes; sponsor: Committee of Federated Centers and Institutes of UML ($10,000; 1998-99)

Solar Systems in Remote Medical Clinics in the Andes (through the UML Catholic Center and Solar Energy Association of UML); sponsors: private donations, Chancellor, UML Bookstore Foundation ($15,000; 1998-99)

Winterization Design and Measurements for Electric Buses for the Northeast; sponsor:  EVermont (DARPA) ($17,500) to U Mass Lowell (1997-98).

Photovoltaic-Assisted Lighting; sponsor:  Taunton Municipal Power and Light ($7,500) to U Mass Lowell (1997-98).

Lease of Electric Shuttle to Massport; sponsor:  Mass Electric ($6000) to U Mass Lowell (1997).

Research Assistantship for Solar Coffee Dryer Development; sponsor:  Mesoamerican Development Institute and the National Renewable Energy Lab ($10,000) to U Mass Lowell (1997-98).

Sustainable Development of an Solar/Electric Bus Manufacturing Infrastructure in Massachusetts; sponsor:  Toxic Use Reduction Institute ($24,000; 1997-1998).

Service Learning in Energy Efficient House Designs with Habitat for Humanity in Lowell; sponsors:  Center for Family, Work, and Community at U Mass Lowell ($2400) and U Mass Lowell Engineering College Quality in Learning and Teaching Program ($3000) (1997)

Electric Bus Performance Data and Recommendations; sponsor:  U New Hampshire ($1000) to U Mass Lowell (1997).

Lease of Electric Bus; sponsor:  Northeast Utilities ($350) to U Mass Lowell (1996).

Heat Loss Coefficient Measurement of an Electric Bus; sponsor:  EVermont (DARPA) ($2300) to U Mass Lowell (1996).

Assessment of the Thermal Efficiency of the Aspen Systems Solar School House; sponsor:  Aspen Systems (National Renewable Energy Lab) ($2180)  to U Mass Lowell (1997).

Integration of Statistical Methods in Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Laboratory Courses; sponsor:  U Mass Lowell Council on Teaching and Learning ($1500 internal grant) to Ann Mescher and John Duffy (1996-7).

Photovoltaic-Assisted Lighting; sponsor: Massachusetts Division of Energy Resources ($16,000) and New England Electric System ($33,000) (1995-96).

Solar/Electric Shuttle System for Lowell; sponsor:  Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program (80% federal, 10% MA, 10% local)  ($431,200) to Lowell Regional Transit Authority in partnership with U Mass Lowell and Mass Electric (1995-98).

Leasing and Monitoring of Electric Shuttle at Logan Airport for Air Quality Study with EPA; sponsor:  Massachusetts Electric ($6000) (1996).

Training of Massport in Use and Maintenance of Electric Bus; sponsor:  Mass Electric ($6000) (1996).

Electric Bus Performance in Cold Weather; sponsor:  Mass Electric ($4900) (1996).

Lease of Electric Shuttle to Nantucket Regional Transit Authority; sponsor:  NRTA ($6200) to U Mass Lowell (1995).

First Year Student Capstone Apprenticeship Module Development (including solar race car project); sponsor:  Engineering Academy of Southern New England ($2000 internal transfer; Bill Kyros, PI) (1995-96).

Operation of the Electric Shuttle; sponsor:  Chancellor Hogan ($21,000 overhead funds) (1995-96).

Operation of the Electric Shuttle; sponsor:  Middlesex Community College ($2000) directly to ABC Bus Co. (1995-96).

Electric Bus as a Public Service; sponsor:  Healy grant through U Mass Lowell ($1300, 1995-6)

Winterization of an Electric Shuttle; sponsor:  U.S. Electricar ($15,000) U Mass Lowell (1995-6).

An Electric Shuttle for Lowell (First Electric Bus in New England); sponsor:  Massachusetts Electric ($105,000) to U Mass Lowell (1995).

Monitoring the Performance of an Electric Bus in New England; sponsor:  Center for Industrial Theory and Assessment ($12000) U Mass Lowell (1995-6).

Ventilation in Energy Crafted Homes; sponsor:  Building Science Engineering (Northeast Utilities) ($5250) to U Mass Lowell (1994-5).

Solar/Electric Vehicles as a Lead Sector in the Regional Economy; sponsor:  Center for Industrial Theory and Assessment ($5000) to U Mass Lowell (1994-96).

Solar Race Car for Sunrayce 95; sponsor:  U.S. Dept. of Energy ($3000) to UMass Lowell (student proposal).


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