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- NSF-DUE #2013563 Collaborative Research: Mathematics Graduate Teaching Assistant Professional Development Focused on Implementation of Evidence-based Teaching Practices, PI: Mary Beisiegel. NSF Program: IUSE, $208,015, October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2025.
- NSF-DUE #2000566 Collaborative Research: Algebra Instruction at Community Colleges: Validating Measures of Quality Instruction, PI: Mary Beisiegel. NSF Program: ECR-EHR Core Research. $40,425.00, September 15, 2020-August, 31, 2023.
- NSF DMS 2012882 Computational and Multi-Scale Methods for Nonlinear Electromagnetic Models in Plasmas and Nanocomposites PI: Vrushali A Bokil, Co-PIs Nathan L Gibson, and Pallavi Dhagat (EECS) $224,854.00, August 1, 2020 - July 31, 2023.
- NSF-DUE # 1920538 Generalization Across Multiple Mathematical Areas: Studies of Classrooms and Teaching Co-PI: Elise Lockwood, in collaboration with Amy B. Ellis (Principal investigator), University of Georgia; Kevin Moore (Co-principal investigator), University of Georgia, and Erik Tillema (Co-principal investigator), IUPUI. $1,499,857. Sub-award to OSU: $293,992. NSF Programs: ECR-EHR Core Research, October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2022.
- NSF-DMS 1912938 "Modeling with Constraints and Phase Transitions in Porous Media". PI: Malgorzata Peszynska, $224,450, June 15, 2019-June 30, 2022.
- Google grant, Integrating CS Education into Teacher Education and K-12 Mathematics , Co-PI Elise Lockwood, in collaboration with Jennifer Parham-Mocello (Principal investigator) and Rebekah Elliott (Co-principal investigator), $141,800. Google. 2019 – 2020.
- NSF-DUE #1836603 Paradigms in Physics: Second-Generation Dissemination Strategies , Co-PI: Tevian Dray, with David Roundy (Principal Investigator), Corinne Manogue (Co-Principal Investigator), and Elizabeth Gire (Co-Principal Investigator). NSF Program: IUSE, $298,948.00, January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021.
- NSF-DUE #1836604 Paradigms in Physics: Representations in Quantum Mechanics , Co-PI: Tevian Dray, with Elizabeth Gire (Principal Investigator), Corinne Manogue (Co-Principal Investigator), and David Roundy (Co-Principal Investigator). NSF Program: IUSE, $299,282.00, January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021.
- NSF DMS 1757995 "REU Site: Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science at Oregon State University". PI: Holly Swisher with Co-PI Mike Rosulek. $288,249, 9/2018--8/2021.
- Thomas Jefferson Fund, "Mathematical epidemiology of viruses coinfecting plants: Modeling, Analysis and Optimal Control Strategies" , PI: Vrushali A Bokil, with Co-PI Frederic Hamelin from partner institution Ecologie et santé des plantes (Agrocampus Ouest), $21,620 (OSU portion $10,810), September 1, 2018-September 30, 2020.
- NSF DUE 1650943 "CAREER: Developing Undergraduate Combinatorial Curriculum In Computational Settings". PI: Elise Lockwood, $803,354, 2017--2022.
- NSF DMS 1720116 OP: Collaborative Research: Compatible Discretizations for Maxwell Models in Nonlinear Optics , PI: Vrushali A. Bokil, August 1 2017-October 21, 2020.
- NSF DUE 1557328 "Ambitious Math and Science Teaching Fellows". PI: Tom Dick with Co-PI Rebekah Elliott. Total award $1,390,490, 3/2016--2/2022.
- NSF DGE 1545188 "NRT-DESE: Risk and uncertainty quantification in marine science" Co-PI: Juan M. Restrepo with Co-PI's Lorenzo Ciannelli, Alix Gitelman, Sinisa Todorovic, Julia Jones, and PI: Lorenzo Ciannelli. Total award $2,998,829, 10/2015--9/2020.
- NSF-DMS 1522734 "Phase transitions in porous media across multiple scales". PI: Malgorzata Peszynska, $383,894, July 15, 2015-June 30, 2020.
- NSF 1921196 Improving Culture and Climate in the Mathematical Sciences: Moving Toward Action. Co-PI Vrushali A Bokil, $49,640, August 1, 2019 - July 31, 2021.
- NSF-DMS #19475722 Frontier Probability Days 2020 Co-PI Yevgeniy Kovchegov , with Le Chen (Principal Investigator), Sunder Sethuraman (Co-Principal Investigator), Firas Rassoul-Agha (Co-Principal Investigator), and Thomas Alberts (Co-Principal Investigator). $32,000, March 1, 2020-March 31, 2020.
- NSF DMS 1719663 "Collaborative Research: Oregon Number Theory Days" Co-PI's Clay Petsche, Holly Swisher, Shabnam Akhtari, Derek Garton and PI Derek Garton. OSU subaward $6,000, 9/2017--8/2020.
- NIH NCATS OT2TR002520 "RTX: a Markov chain-based reasoning tool integrated with the NCATS Translator system". Co-PI: David Koslicki with PI Stephen Ramsey. $885,745, 12/2017--12/2018.
- NSF DUE 1347817 "Enhancing STEM Education at Oregon State University (ESTEME@OSU)". Co-PI: Tom Dick with PI Milo Koretsky, Co-PI Shane Brown, Co-PI Susan Brubaker-Cole, and Co-PI Jana Bouwma-Gearhart. Total award $1,999,987, 1/2014--12/2017.
- NSF DRL 1419973 "Generalization Among Multiple Mathematical Areas". Co-PI: Elise Lockwood in collaboration with Amy B. Ellis (Principal investigator), UW-Madison, Kevin Moore (Co-principal investigator), University of Georgia, and Erik Tillema (Co-principal investigator), IUPUI. $336,377 subaward. 2014--2017.
- NSF DMS QuBBD 1664803 "Fast, Efficient Mathematical Approach to the Analysis of the Human Microbiome through Biodiversity Optimization". PI: David Koslicki with Co-PI's Simon Foucart, Ivan Ivanov (Texas A&M). $292,041, 6/2018--5/2021.
- NSF DMS 1359173 "REU Site: Undergraduate Research in Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science". PI: Holly Swisher with Co-PI Glencora Borradaile. $289,238, 9/2014--8/2017.
- NSF OCE 1434198 "Collaborative Research: A Lagrangian Description of Breaking Ocean Surface Waves from Laboratory Measurements and Stochastic Parameterizations", PI: Juan M. Restrepo with Co-PI Ken Melville, $312,471, 2014-2017.
- Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, "Center for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbons in the Environment". Co-PI Juan M. Restrepo, $1,000,000, 2011-2016.
- BPA Technology Innovation Program, ``Framework for Quantification of Risk and Valuation of Flexibility in the FCRPS'', Co-PI Nathan Gibson, with Arturo Leon (PI, Civil Engineering), Yong Chen (Co-PI, Applied Economics), Claudio Fuentes (Co-PI, Statistics) and Christopher Hoyle (Co-PI, Mechanical Engineering), $1.2M, 10/2015--9/2018.
- NSF-DMS 1412557 "Unexpected Correlations in Biological Networks". PI: Yevgeniy Kovchegov, Co-PI: Andriy Morgun, $184,702, Aug. 2014-Aug. 2017
- PEER grant 1123-NCTRYH "Flooding predictions and Interface for Pt. Huemene, CA". Co-PI: Juan M. Restrepo with H. Yeh. Total award $150,000, 2016.
- Paradigms in Physics: Representations of Partial Derivatives: Sept 2013–Aug 2016, Project pages:Portfolio Wiki, Bridge Project, Bridge Book, PI:Corinne Manogue, Co-PI's:Tevian Dray, David Roundy, Emily Van Zee
- National Energy Technology Laboratory Office of Research & Development Fund, ``Applying Computational Methods to Determine the Electric Current Densities in a Magnetohydrodynamic Generator Channel from External Magnetic Flux Density Measurements'', PI Nathan Gibson with Vrushali Bokil (Co-PI) and Rigel Woodside (NETL, Albany, OR), $289,928, 11/2013--10/2016.
- NSF DMS 1115827. Hybrid modeling in Porous Media: Sep 2011-Aug 2016 PI: Malgorzata Peszynska. Senior Personnel: Dorthe Wildenschild.
- "Feasibility of Biogeochemical Sealing of Wellbore Cements: Lab and Simulation Tests", DOE NETL project (PI: Marta Torres, CEAOS OSU, Co-PI M. Peszynska ), Nov. 15, 2013-October 31, 2014, $258,787
- BPA Technology Innovation Program, ``Towards reduction of uncertainty in the operation of reservoir systems'', Co-PI Nathan Gibson, with Arturo Leon (PI, Civil Engineering) and Christopher Hoyle (Co-PI, Mechanical Engineering), $555,527, 10/2012--9/2015.
- "Risk Reduction of CO2 Storage with Stochastic Simulations" (PI M. Peszynska, Co-PI Mina Ossiander), DOE NETL project Nov. 15, 2013-October 31, 2014, $94,000
- "Cumulative Evaluation of Spatial Risk & Uncertainty in Support of CO2 Storage Evaluation" (PI M. Peszynska, Co-PI Mina Ossiander), DOE NETL project Nov. 15, 2013-October 31, 2014, $60,000
- Simons Foundation, Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians. PI: Yevgeniy Kovchegov, September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014
- Residence and First Passage Time Functionals in Heterogeneous Ecological Dispersion:Sep 2011-Aug 2013
PI's- Edward Waymire along with Brian Wood from the School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. Co-PI's:Vrushali A. Bokil, Nathan Gibson, Enrique Thomann
- SOLAR: Enhanced Photovoltaic Efficiency through Heterojunction Assisted Impact Ionization: Sep 2010- Aug 2014), Collaborative project with University of Oregon, PI: Stepehen Kevan, OSU co-PIs: Malgorzata Peszynska Guenter Schneider and Janet Tate
- Paradigms in Physics: Interactive Electromagnetic Curricular Materials: Sept 2010–Aug 2014, Project pages:Portfolio Wiki, Bridge Project, Bridge Book, PI:Tevian Dray, Co-Pi's:Corinne Manogue, Emily Van Zee
- A New Look at the Freudenthal Magic Square: Jul 2013–Jun 2013 PI: Tevian Dray
- An Octonionic Description of Fundamental Particles:Aug 2012–Jul 2015 PI: Tevian Dray, Co-PI:Corinne Manogue
- Interconnections Networks Topological Properties and Communication Algorithms: Sep 2010-Aug2013 PI:Bella Bose, CoPI:Mary Flahive
- US Executive Participation in Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics & Probablity: Jun 2010- May 2014 PI: Edward Waymire
- Partition Rank Functions-American Institute of Mathematics Structured Quartet Research: Oct 2011-July 2015, PI's: Holly Swisher OSU, Sharon Garthwaite (Bucknell University), Soon-Yi Kang (Kangwon National University, Stephanie Treneer (Western Washington University), Amanda Folsom (Amherst College).
- Algebraic Dynamics over Global Fields: Geometric and Analytic Methods, Hunter College 2009-2012 (OSU sub-award 2011-2012). PI: Clayton Petsche
- Time Domain Numerical Methods for Electromagnetic Wave Propagation Problems in Complex Dispersive Dielectrics: Sept 2008-Aug 2013 PI:Vrushali A. Bokil
- Bridging the Vector Calculus Gap: Episode II, 2003–2007, see also project page, PI:Tevian Dray
- Model Adaptivity for Porous Media:2005-20011, PI: Malgorzata Peszynska
- Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Preferential Flow in Porous Media 2005-2010, PI: R.E.Showalter, Co-PI: Malgorzata Peszynska
- Computed Tomography and Sampling Aug 2002-Jul 2006, PI:Adel Faridani
- Ecosystem Informatics IGERT Math Faculty involved: Vrushali Bokil, Yevgeniy Kovchegov, Mina E. Ossiander, Enrique A. Thomann, Edward C. Waymire
- Investigating the Effectiveness of the NWREL Mathematics Problem-Solving Model: A Quasi-Experimental Study. Co-PI:Thomas P. Dick
- Mathematical and Experimental Analysis of Reactive Transport in Discontinuous Porous Media Co-PIs:Vrushali A. Bokil, Enrique A. Thomann, Edward C. Waymire
- Oregon Mathematics Leadership Institute (OMLI) Partnership: see also project page.
PI:Thomas P. Dick, other mathematics faculty involved with OMLI: Tevian Dray, Barbara E. Edwards, Marie Franzosa, Dianne Hart, Scott Peterson, Lyn S. Riverstone.
- Paradigms in Physics: Multiple Entry Points: 2006–2011, see also project page.Co-PIs:Tevian Dray, Barbara E. Edwards
- Projectile Penetration into Sand Media:PI:Ronald B. Guenther