The United States Department of Health and Human Services chose Jonathon Larson, associate professor of psychology, as a primary grant reviewer on projects related to small business innovation research and advanced rehabilitation research training. The Secretariat of the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong also selected Larson to be a grant reviewer on projects related to psychological intervention research.
Daniel Bliss, assistant professor of political science, has written the new book Economic Development and Governance in Small Town America: Paths to Growth. Published by Routledge, the book explores the ways that small localities exercise choices.
Elahe Moazzen if one of 10 students selected for the 2018 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship by the International Centre for Diffraction Data.
Paper Selected for Special AIEE Publication
Stuart School of Business adjunct faculty member and Ph.D. candidate Joseph Cursio co-authored the paper “The Electricity Market Price: Volatility, Pattern, and Forecast Analysis,” one of 10 selected for publication in Current and Future Challenges to Energy Security: The Second Associazione Italiana Economisti dell’Energia Energy Conference Proceedings.
Sonja Petrovic and Lulu Kang, associate professors of applied mathematics, and Mahima Saxena, assistant professor of psychology, have received a $40,000 seed grant from the Center for Interdisciplinary Scientific Computation for a collaborative project to better understand employee health and well-being in the workplace.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Jean-Luc Ayitou received a 2018 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award of $650,000 from the National Science Foundation for his investigations into relatively unstable compounds that may be highly useful in photovoltaic devices or solar cells.