2013 UAH Individual Investigator Distinguished Research (IIDR) Awardees

Azita Amiri (Nursing)
The Effect of Formaldehyde Exposure During Pregnancy on Fetal Weight

Chien-Pin Chen (CME)
Improving the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Simulation Model for the Optical Wave Propagation through Deep Turbulence Media

Brahmananda Dasgupta (CSPAR)
Chaotic Magnetic Fields: Applicationsin Physics and Technology

Anna Foy (English)
Recovering the Original Design of James Grainger's The Sugar-Cane (1764)

Robert Frederick (PRC)
Energetic Materials Diagnostics with Real-Time X-Ray Radioscopy (Hiatt)

Joe Gear (CAO)
UAH Dragonfly/Army YPG Test Analysis

Junpeng Guo (CAO)
Perfect Light Trapping for EnergyHarvesting and Sensing

Liwu Hsu (Marketing)
Firm Value and Risk in Franchised Channels

Jakobu La Roux (CSPAR)
Investigating the Basic Physics of High Energy Ion Related Space Weather Radiation Hazards

Gang Li (CSPAR)
Flux Tubes in the Solar Wind and Their Effects on the Solar Wind MHD Turbulence

Ying-Cheng Lin (CEE)
Damage-Free Seismic-Resisting HPFRC Building Frame System

Luciano Matzkin (Biology)
Genomic Analysis of Postmating Effects in the Reproductive Tracts and Brains of Cactophili

Robert McFeeters (Chemistry)
Pattern Specific Aromatic Labeling Methodology to Study Membrane Proteins

John Mecikalski (ESSC)
Development of Data Assimilation System of S-band Dual-Polarimetric Doppler Radar Measurements Toward Benefiting the Operational Community

Marieta O'Brien (Psychology)
Understanding Mental Models of Residents for Tornadoes and Protective Actions

David Pan (ECE)
A Novel Adaptive Coding Framework for Efficient Compression of Weather Radar Datas

Mikel Petty (CMSA)
Concurrent Model Validation and Operational Test Using Bayesian Experimental Design

Nikolai Pogorelov (CSPAR)
Magnetized Relativistic Outflows in Astrophysical Objects: New Opportunities of Numerical Modeling with a Multi-Scale Fluid-Kinetic Simulation Suite

Jodi Price (Psychology)
Examining the Impact of Stimulus Characteristics on Younger and Older Adults' Actual and expected Recall Performance

Sarma Rani (PRC)
Combustion Instability Prediction in Rocket Engines through Computational Enhancements in Loci-Chem

Seyed Sadeghi (Physics)
Quantum Detection and Ranging (QuDAR) of Biological Molecules Based on Hybrid Nanoparticle Systems

William Seidler (PRC)
Design and Fabrication of the Magnetic Insulated Transmission Line and Diode Housing for the Charger and Fusion Propulsion Facility

Babak Shotorban (MAE)
Physics-based Modeling of Lofting of Firebands in Wildfires

Nathan Slegers (MAE)
Beneficial Aerodynamic Effect of Butterfly Scales for Micro UAS

Derrick Smith (Education)
Investigating Audio Embossed Graphic Images for Individuals with Visual Impairments and Blindness Using Emerging Technologies

Bruce Stallsmith (Biology)
An Investigation into the Presence and Possible Coevolution of Gill Parasite Infection in Freshwater Fish Populations of Panama and the United States

Wolfram Verlaan (Education)
Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Freedom School Summer Reading Program

Gang Wang (MAE)
Development and Characterization of an Optically Driven Microfluidic Pump Using Carbon Nanotubes

Kunning Xu (PRC)
Electromagnetic Field Effects on Combustion Kinetics and Instabilities

Gary Zank (CSPAR)
Heating the Suns's Atmosphere: a Turbulence Perspective