2015 New Faculty Research (NFR) Program Awardees

Principal Investigator

College/Center or Department

Proposal Title

Amiri, Azita

Nursing

The Effect of an Educational Intervention for Second Hand Smoke on Pregnancy Outcomes

Foy, Anna

Humanities

Cotton Mather, the Revolution Controversy, and the Seventeenth-Century English Epic

Gandila, Andrei

Humanities

Money in a Pre-Modern Economy: Coin Circulation in the Eastern Mediterranean, c. 500-650 A.D.

Hsu, Liwu

Business

Dynamic Examination of Employee Satisfaction, Customer Satisfaction, and Transaction Performance

Knight, Kyle

Sociology

Pathways to Sustainability: A Cross-National Analysis of the Carbon Intensity of Human Well-Being

Lee, Eunseok

Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering

First Principles Study on the Multilayer Solid Electrolyte Materials

Mukherjee, Ansuree

Chemistry

Bio-Inspired Nickel Complexes to Protect Cell-Damages under Oxidative Stress

Nelson, George

Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering

In Situ Neutron Imaging of Enzymatic Electrochemical Cells

Peng, Chao

Computer Science

A Multi-GPU Approach for Massive CAD Model Visualization

Steidl, Christina

Sociology

Gender and the Negotiation of Career: Women's Experiences in the U.S. Military

Taylor, Christopher

Visual/Performance Arts

Spectatorship in the Southeastern United States: Creative Research; Sculpture as Spectator

Verlaan, Wolfram

Education

Comparing Reading Comprehension and Listening Comprehension of Narrative and Expository Text in Middle-grade Students

Wu, Tingting Civil/Environmental Engineering Synergistic Integration of Advanced Oxidation and Reverse Osmosis for Wastewater Reuse with Zero Liquid Discharge
Zhou, Hongyu Civil/Environmental Engineering Sustainable Bamboo Fiber Composites for Civil Infrastructural Applications