San Diego State University continues to attract grants and contracts for cutting edge research from organizations such as the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Following are a sampling of recent grants the faculty of SDSU received for their research:
College of Education
Caren Sax, professor, ARPE/Interwork Institute — Administration, Rehabilitation and Postsecondary Education
The grant comes from the California Employment Development Department.
Research title: California Health Incentives Improvement Project-Disability Employment Initiative
Grant amount: $229,090
College of Engineering
Robert Dowell, assistant professor, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering — Civil and Environmental Engineering
The grant comes from the Hilti Corporation.
Research title: Simulation and Testing to Support Seismic Design of Anchorage
Grant amount: $60,000
College of Health and Human Services
Daniel Goble, assistant professor, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences
The grant comes from Reflexion.
Research title: Comparison of Kinect to Qualisys Motion Capture Systems
Grant amount: $4,031
College of Sciences
Kristen Wells, assistant professor, Psychology
The grant comes from the United States Department of Health and Human Services National Cancer Institute.
Research title: Developing and Piloting a Patient Navigation Program for Breast Cancer Survivors
Grant amount: $27,032