Grants/Contracts

  • PI: Zhiping Luo, Co-PIs: Cevdet Akbay, Daniel Autrey, Shubo Han, Daryush Ila. Title: CREST Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Nanosensors (CIRNS) at Fayetteville State University (Preliminary Proposal). Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF). Request amount: $6M. Submission date: 06/10/2016. Status: Pending.
  • PI: Brian Kent, Co-PIs: Cevdet Akbay, Kimberly Burton, My Abdelmajid Kassem, Radoslav Nickolov. Title: DOD Child STEM Education. Agency: United States Air Force Academy (USAFA). Request amount: $23M. White Paper submission date: 07/15/2016. Duration: 09/30/2016-06/29/2021. Status: Pending.
  • PI: Cevdet Akbay, Co-PIs: Daniel Autrey, Bidisha Bose-Basu, and Jonathan Breitzer. Title: The Chemistry Academic Retention, Enrichment, and Success Program at Fayetteville State University (FSU CARES! PROGRAM). Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF) – NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (S-STEM). Request amount: $650,000.00. Submission date: 05/16/2016. Duration: 01/10/2017-01/09/2022. Status: Pending.
  • PI: Cevdet Akbay, Co-PIs: Bidisha Bose-Basu, Ali R. Siamaki, Shubo Han, and Hengguang Li. Title: Acquisition of an Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscope to support DoD Research. Agency: Department of Defense (DOD) – Army Research Office (ARO) – HBCU/MI Research and Education Program. Request amount: $319,717.00. Submission date: 11/13/2015. Duration: 07/25/2016-07/24/2017. Status: Funded.
  • PI: Cevdet Akbay, Title: Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of Gemini-based Surfactants as Selectors and Drug Delivery Vehicles. Agency: Department of Defense (DOD) – Army Research Office (ARO). Request amount: $447,073.63. Submission date: 01/15/2015. Duration: 08/21/2015-08/20/2018. Status: declined.
  • PI: Zhiping Luo; Co-PI: Cevdet Akbay, Shubo Han. Completing the Acquisition of Instruments for Research on High-Efficiency Radiation Detectors and Nanostructured Sensors and STEM Education at Fayetteville State University. Army Research Office (ARO), Department of Defense (DoD). Period: 11/01/2014 – 10/31/2015. $ 28,745. Funded.
  • PI: Cevdet Akbay, Co-PIs: Abidrahman Abokor, Gurcharan Rahi, and Daniel Autrey. Title: HBCU UP Targeted Infusion Project: Hi-Tech Studio Classroom at Fayetteville State University. Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF). Request amount: $399,998.00. Submission date: 02/18/14. Duration: 09/01/2014-08/31/2017. Status: Funded.
  • PI: Zhiping Luo, Co-PIs: Cevdet Akbay, Shubo Han, Daniel Autrey, and Alexander Umantsev. Title: Targeted Infusion Project: Development of an Interdisciplinary Materials Research and Education Laboratory (IMREL) at Fayetteville State University. Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF). Request amount: $400,000.00. Submission date: 02/18/14. Period: 07/01/2014 – 06/30/2017. Status: Funded.
  • Co-PI: Cevdet Akbay. PI: Zhiping Luo, Co-PI: Shubo Han. Title: Acquisition of Instruments for Research on High Efficiency Radiation Detectors and Nanostructured Sensors and Materials Science Education at Fayetteville State University. Agency: Department of Defense (DOD). Requested amount: $435,748.00. Submission date: 7/16/13. Period: 02/01/2014 – 01/31/2015. Status: Funded.
  • PI: Cevdet Akbay, Co-PIs: Shubo Han, Sambit Bhattacharya, Zhenlu Cui. Title: NSF CREST chemical and computational characterization of biomolecular interactions C3BI center at Fayetteville State University. Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF). Requested amount: $4,648,601.00. Submission date: 6/6/13. Status: Declined.
  • Principal investigator, “HBCU-UP Targeted Infusion Project: FLIP to SCALE UP the STEM Learning! Initiative (FSU-STEMLI) at Fayetteville State University”, Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF), Requested Amount: $399,933.00; Date submitted: 2/11/2013: (Co-PI: Abidrahman Abokor; Co-PI: Gurcharan Rahi, Co-PI: Daniel Autrey). Status: Declined.
  • Co-Principal investigator, “The Pioneer (Promoting Innovative Opportunities to Nurture College and Career Readiness) Project”. Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF), ITEST; Requested Amount: $1,199,997.64; Date submitted: 11/13/2012: (PI: Kelly Charles; Co-PI: Cevdet Akbay, Co-PI: Khalid Lodhi; Co-PI: Shelton Ford; Co-PI: Sambit Bhattacharya). Status: Declined.
  • Principal investigator, “Navy Youth Science Research Academy”. Funding Agency: Office of Naval Research (ONR); Requested Amount: $596,983.73; Date submitted: 9/30/2012: (Co-PI: Curtis Charles; Co-PI: Lieceng Zhu; Co-PI: Daniel Okunbor; Co-PI: Radoslav Nickolov). Status: Declined.
  • Principal investigator, “University and Industry STEM Collaborative Alliance Scholarships (UISCAS)”. Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation; Requested Amount: $627,190; Date submitted: 8/14/2012: (Co-PI: Curtis Charles; Co-PI: Lieceng Zhu; Co-PI: Daniel Okunbor; Co-PI: Radoslav Nickolov). Status: Declined.
  • “White Paper: Detoxification of Chemical Warfare Agents by Cyclodextrin-Surfactant Mixtures”, Funding Agency: Department of Homeland Security BAA Program; Amount requested: $250.000; Date submitted: 12/19/2011; Status: Declined.
  • Co-principal investigator, “White Paper: Development of Cumberland County Soil Database”. Funding Agency: The United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory (USACIL); Requested amount: $500.000; Date submitted: 11/15/2011; (Co-PI: Khalid Lodhi, Co-PI: Rakesh Malhotra, Co-PI: Heather Hanna). Status: Declined.
  • Co-principal investigator, “Advancing Military Forensics for Human Identification: Investigation of the Effects of Textile Dyes in the Inhibition of DNA Polymerase”. Funding Agency: Department of Defense Research and Educational Program; Requested Amount: $561,223.00; Date submitted: 5/25/2011. (PI: Khalid Lodhi). Status: Declined.
  • Principal investigator, “Application of Capillary Electrophoresis to Separation of Proteins”, HBCU Master’s Degree STEM Program at Fayetteville State University (funded, award amount: $5,000.00, award period: May-Aug 2011).
  • Co-principal investigator, “Integrating Research and Innovative Technology: Strategies to Motivate High School Students in STEM Education.” Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation; Requested Amount: $1,167,535; Date submitted: 2/16/10: Status: Declined (PI: Khalid Lodhi, Co-PI: Bogdan D Czejdo).
  • Principal investigator, “CAREER: Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Gemini Surfactants in Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography as Pseudostationary Phases,” Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation. Status: declined in 2009 and withdrawn in 2010 (due to my tenure and promotion).
  • Co-principal investigator, “MRI: Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope to Continue Research and Enhance Research Training in Interdisciplinary Programs of Natural Sciences at Fayetteville State University,” Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation. Requested amount: $201,070 in 2008 and $233,509. Date submitted: 1/24/2008 and 1/22/2009: Status: Declined (PI: Shubo Han; Co-PI: Sherrice Allen; Co-PI: Steven Singletary; Co-PI: Alexander Umantsev).
  • Co-principal investigator, “Targeted Infusion Grant: Acquisition of Instruments for Forensic Science Program Enrichment Acquisition of Instruments for Forensic Science Program,” The National Science Foundation. Date submitted: 12/15/2006; (award number: HRD-0714826), award amount: $149,958, award period: July 2007-June 2009.  Status: awarded.
  • Principal investigator, “Development of Copolymerized Molecular Micelles as Pseudostationary Phases for Enantioseparation of Chiral Molecules Using Micellar Electrokinetic Chromatography,” Support of Competitive Research (SCORE) Program from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health. Status: awarded (grant number: S06GM078246-01), award amount: $697,568.00, award period: August 2006-August 2010.
  • Principal investigator, “Implementation of the Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs (SCALE-UP) Teaching Approach at Fayetteville State University,” College of Basic and Applied Sciences Mini-Grant Program (not funded).
  • Principal investigator, “Detection of β-Blockers and Their Metabolites in Human Urine by Gas Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS/MS),” Research Center for Health Disparities at Fayetteville State University. Status: awarded. Award amount: $15,600, award period: December 2005-December 2006.

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