UAH

2014 New Faculty Research (NFR) Program Awardees

Principal Investigator

Title

Department

Dr. Pavica Sheldon

Alerting students about a crisis: Technology preferences and secondary crisis communication

Communication Arts

Dr. Chang-kwon Kang

Optimal Flight Strategies of Bio-inspired Flexible Flapping Wings

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Wolfram Verlaan,

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Two Programs in Preventing Summer Learning Loss in Elementary School Students

Education

Dr. Nicole Pacino

Prescription for a Nation: Public Health and Nation Building in Post-Revolutionary Bolivia, 1952-1964

History

Dr. Yu Lei 

Nanostructured Materials by ALD for Direct Methane Conversion

Chemical & Materials Engineering

Dr. Ryan Weber

The Social Webb: Measuring Audience Responses to Print and Social Media Texts about NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope

English

Dr. Kunning Xu

Characterization of Microwave Microplasma for Space Propulsion and Flow Control Research

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Sun-il Kim

A Two-Stage Protection Scheme for Cyber Attacks Targeting In-Vehicle Networks

Computer Science

Dr. Evan Ragland

Renaissance Medicine and the Origins of Scientific Experimentation

History

Dr. Yeolan Lee

Do entrepreneurial start-ups outlast diversifying entrants?

Management

Dr. Katie Baldwin

The Tale & The Speech: Creative research; image and text development; printing and binding the artist book

Art & Art History

Dr. Melody Ng

Music in the Healthcare Environment

Music

Dr. Leila Setayeshgar

Large Deviations and Importance Sampling for Many-Server Queues

Math