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Over $4M in external grants obtained by chemistry in the past decade


External grants obtained by Chemistry faculty to support student-faculty collaborative research, 2007-2016, 44 grants totaling $4,380,633.
  1. Phillips, James A., $246,592, National Science Foundation, RUI: Continued Studies of Condensed-Phase Effects on Structural Properties of Molecular Complexes. 9/1/2016-8/31/2019
  2. Dahl, Jennifer A., $25,000, UW System, Leveraging Research Experiences toward Classroom Success: Academic-Year Research at UWEC, 7/1/2016-6/30/2017
  3. Lewis, David E., $47,500, WiSys, Novel chiral organocatalysts for synthetic organic reactions, 7/1/2016-6/30/2017
  4. Carney, Michael John, $121,760, National Science Foundation, RUI: Ruthenium Catalyzed Reactions Leading to New Polymer Architectures and Improved Chemical Recyclability of Plastics, 6/1/2016-5/31/2019
  5. Hati, Sanchita and Bhattacharyya, Sudeep, $383,900, National Institutes of Health, Exploring the Dynamics of Aminoacyl-tRNA Synthetases: Towards Developing a Screening Method for Species-Specific Inhibitors, 9/1/2015-8/31/2018
  6. Bhattacharyay, Sudeep, $40,000, Research Corporation, Towards Developing a Computational Inhibitor Screening Method for Quinone Reductase, 7/1/2015-6/30/2017
  7. Yang, Thao, $300,000, National Science Foundation, Give Research Opportunity to Underrepresented Minority STEM Students (GRO URMSS), 6/1/2015-5/31/2018
  8. Cleary, Patricia Anne, $1,800, Other, Advanced Opportunities, 1/1/2015-6/30/2015
  9. Theisen, Roslyn M., $12,500, UW System, Investigation of Student Attitudes and Understanding in General Chemistry, 11/15/2014-6/30/2015
  10. Drucker, Stephen, $70,000, American Chemical Society Petroleum Res. Fund, Spectroscopic Studies of Acrolein in Its T1(n,p*) Excited State, 9/1/2014-8/31/2017
  11. Drucker, Stephen, $228,693, National Science Foundation, RUI: Spectroscopic and Computational Studies of Alpha-Beta Unsaturated Carbonyl Molecules in Triplet Excited States, 8/1/2014-7/31/2017
  12. Wiegel, Kurt N., $198,316, National Science Foundation, RUI: Thermoreversible hydrogen bonding in mesophase formation: Enhancing stability and formation, 7/1/2014-6/30/2017
  13. Carney, Michael John, $27,240, WiSys, Harvesting valuable chemicals from plastic waste streams: a new catalytic method for polymer recycling leading to economic and environmental benefits, 6/1/2014-6/30/2015
  14. Dahl, Bart J., $35,000, Research Corporation, Smart Terphenyls: Synthesis and Study of Planar Conjugated Compounds Capable of Dual-Input Geometry Switching, 1/1/2014-12/31/2015
  15. Lewis, David E., $4,087, Other, Enol Derivatives as Protecting Agents in Tolytriazole Production, 7/1/2013-5/30/2014
  16. Halfen, Jason A., $10,000, Other, Delivery of olfactory and gustatory stimulants to fish by novel polymer mixtures, 2/1/2013-12/31/2013
  17. Phillips, James A., $65,000, American Chemical Society Petroleum Res. Fund, Continued Studies of the Structure, Bonding, and Energetic Properties of Friedel-Crafts Intermediates and Dialkyl Halonium Ions, 1/1/2013-8/31/2016
  18. Lewis, David E., $42,250, WiSys, Exploration of Warfarin Binding to Vitamin K Epoxide Reductase and Development of Warfarin Analogues, 11/1/2012-6/30/2013
  19. Wiegel, Kurt N., $60,000, Dreyfus Foundation, Self-assembly in Supramolecular Liquid Crystals: A Probe of Mesophase Structure and Stability in Anisotropic Macromolecules, 9/1/2012-8/31/2017
  20. Dahl, Bart J., $10,612, National Institutes of Health, Study Phosphorylation of Peptides by Nanoparticle-based SERS, 7/1/2012-6/30/2013
  21. Phillips, James A., $156,225, National Science Foundation, RUI: Continued Studies of Condensed-Phase Structural Effects on Complexes of BCI3 and Group IV Lewis Acids, 4/1/2012-3/31/2015
  22. Dahl, Bart, $50,000, American Chemical Society Petroleum Res. Fund, The Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of 'Smart' Donor-Acceptor Biaryls, 9/1/2011-8/31/2013
  23. Lewis, David E., $142,758, UW System, ORSP Regents-UW System-Exploration of Warfarin Binding to Vitamin K Epoxide Reductase and Development of Warfarin Analogues, 7/1/2011-10/1/2012
  24. Morales, Christine, $35,000, Research Corporation, Predicting Spectra of Transition Metal Hydrides: Ligand-Dependent Effects, 7/1/2011-6/30/2014
  25. Lewis, David E., $6,259, UW-System, Probing the Structure of VKOR, 6/1/2011-6/31/11
  26. Wiegel, Kurt, $170,000, National Science Foundation, RUI: Supramolecular main-chain liquid crystalline networks, 5/1/2011-4/30/2015
  27. Halfen, Jason, $21,280, Rapala (Normark Corporation), Study of biodegradable polymers and derived products in water, 7/1/2010-6/30/2011
  28. Lewis, David E., $50,000, UW-System, New Warfarin-Based Oral Anticoagulants, 7/1/2010-6/30/2011
  29. Lewis, David E., $14,936, ARG-WiTAG, New Warfarin Conjugate, 4/1/2010-6/30/2010
  30. Drucker, Stephen, $222,318, National Science Foundation, RUI: Spectroscopic Studies of Cyclic Conjugated Molecules in Triplet (n, pi*), 8/15/2009-7/31/2014
  31. Hati, Sanchita, $56,266, National Institutes of Health, Supplement: Exploring the Molecular Basis of domain-Domain Communication, 8/1/2009-1/31/2012
  32. Gengenbach, Alan, $268,000, National Science Foundation, REU Site: Collaborative Undergraduate Research Experiences in Chemistry (CURE.., 5/15/2009-4/30/2012
  33. Gengenbach, Alan, $60,420, American Chemical Society Petroleum Res. Fund, Fundamental Studies of Metalloporphyrin Catalyzed Oxidation of Dibenzothiophenes, 9/1/2008-8/31/2011
  34. Hati, Sanchita, $184,205, S. Department of Health and Human Services, Exploring the molecular basis of domain-domain communication in aminoacyl-tRNA, 9/1/2008-8/31/2012
  35. Hartsel, Scott, $34,500, Research Corporation, NMR and LC/TOF Characterization of Metal Binding and Supramolecular Structure, 6/1/2008-6/30/2011
  36. Wiegel, Kurt, $180,000, National Science Foundation, RUI: The study of multiple hydrogen bonds on mesophase structure and stability, 6/1/2008-5/31/2012
  37. Boulter, James, $1,000, XEI Scientific, Inc., High-Vacuum Surface Studies Utilizing a Low-Power Plasma Source, 9/1/2007-8/31/2008
  38. Phillips, James A., $189,219, National Science Foundation, RUI: Continued Studies of Condensed-Phase Effects on the Structured Properties, 9/1/2007-2/29/2012
  39. Lewis, David E., $65,000, UW-System, Development of New Warfarin Analogues, 9/1/2007-8/31/2008
  40. Lewis, David E., $3,000, WiSys, A Free Radical Mechanism for the Vitamin K-Dependent Carboxylation, 7/1/2007-9/1/2007
  41. Lewis, David E., $3,000, WiSys, New Warfarin Analogues, 6/1/2007-6/30/2007
  42. Boulter, James, $36,947, SRI International/NASA, Laboratory Studies of Atomic Oxygen Effects on Ice Formation & Structure in Mes., 5/1/2007-4/30/2009
  43. Carney, Michael, $310,000, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, Olefin Polymerization Catalysts", collaborative research projects with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company in the field of olefin polymerization, 1/1/2007-12/31/2014
  44. Drucker, Stephen, $190,050, National Science Foundation, RUI: Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy of Cyclic Enones in Triplet Excited States, 9/1/2006-8/31/2008