Charles KimMechanical Engineering: Professor Kim receives NSF funding for a project that will demonstrate a hybrid dynamic brace for correcting scoliosis, while minimally affecting the activities of daily living. (learn more)

Mary Beth GrayGeology: Professor Gray received an award from NSF to study folded rock layers at The Whaleback Anticline in Bear Valley, Pennsylvania (learn more)

Jeffrey EvansCivil & Environmental Engineering: Professors Evans, Associate Professors Jacobs (geology) and Malusis (engineering) receive an NSF award supporting their work with soil-bentonite slurry trench cutoff walls (learn more)

Joseph Tranquillo

Biomedical & Electrical Engineering: Professor Tranquillo received an NSF award which provides funding for a faculty development workshop. (learn more)

Jeff Trop

Geology: Professor Trop received an award from NSF to examines the geochemical-eruptive evolution of an under-sampled 25 Ma arc-transform magmatic belt. (learn more)

Alan Cheville
Electrical Engineering: Professor Alan Cheville will organize and Chair an NSF-funded workshop examining engineering education research and how this research can better inform public policy. (learn more)

Jiajia Dong
Physics: Professor Jiajia Dong will study complex non-equilibrium systems in an NSF funded project. (learn more)

Ellen Herman
Geology: NSF supports Professor Ellen Herman's project focusing on karst aquifers. (learn more)

Thomas Solomon
Physics and Astronomy: Professor Thomas Solomon receives funding from NSF to study fluid flows. (learn more)

Kelly Bickel
Mathematics: Assistant Professor Kelly Bickel receives an NSF award supporting her study of complex functions (learn more)

Alan Cheville
Electrical Engineering: NSF supports Professor Alan Cheville as organizer and Chair of workshop focusing on engineering education. (learn more)

Matthew Slater and Jason Leddington Philosophy: Associate Professor Matthew Slater and Associate Professor Jason Leddington to devise better means for producing public understanding of science (learn more)

William Schmidli
History: Assistant Professor William Michael Schmidli to be 2014-15 Member of the Institute for Advanced Study (learn more)

Crhis EllisPolitical Science: Assistant Professor Chris Ellis to study public opinion toward social tax expenditure policy (learn more)

Michael GrossChemical Engineering: Associate Professor Michael Gross will study STEM student motivation for learning with a recent NSF award (learn more)

Nathan RyanMathematics: Associate Professor Nathan Ryan receives an NSF award supporting his work with international collaborators in South America on modular forms (learn more)


David RovnyakChemistry/Biology: Professors Rovnyak, Clapp, Pizzorno, Selby, and Strein explore molecular interactions and share a Major Research Instrumentation award from NSF (learn more)

STEM ScholarsCollege of Arts & Sciences: NSF awards funding to establish the Bucknell STEM Scholars Program with the goal of increasing the number of natural science, mathematics, and engineering majors (learn more)

Eric TillmanChemistry: NSF supports Professor Eric Tillman's work on a novel synthesis and characterization of cyclic polymers (learn more)

Indranil Brahma and Peter StrykerMechanical Engineering: Professors Brahma and Stryker receive an NSF Major Research Instrumentation award for their work characterizing automotive emissions in real time (learn more)

Robert StocklandChemistry: Professor Robert Stockland is funded by NSF to develop a new method to synthesize functionalized nucleosides, molecules with potential applications in medicine (learn more)

Students at K-WideEngineering: Associate Professors Charles Kim and Joseph Tranquillo will disseminate K-WIDE, an intensive ten-day multidisciplinary design/build experience (learn more)

Peter BrooksbankMathematics: Professor Peter Brooksbank receives Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant (learn more)

Karen CastleChemistry: NASA supports Associate Professor Karen Castle's study of the Martian atmosphere (learn more)

Psychology: NSF supports Professor Andrea Halpern's collaborative research on models of vocal imitation (learn more)

Biology: NSF supports Associate Professor Tristan Stayton's study of the morphological diversity of turtle shells (learn more)

Geology: Professor Christopher Daniel is funded by NSF to study sedimentation and tectonic settling in the western United States (lean more)

Geology: Professors Craig Kochel and Jeffrey Trop and Assistant Professor Robert Jacob investigate changes in glacial features in warming alpine environments with an award from NSF (learn more)

Chemistry: Associate Professor David Rovnyak and Professor Strein share an NSF award to investigate bile salt aggregates (learn more)

Chemistry: Professor Shields receives funding from NSF to investigate the initial stages of secondary aerosol formation in the atmosphere (learn more)

Physics and Astronomy/Education: Associate Professor Ladd and Professor Nottis receive NSF funding to integrate data from the WorldWide Telescope into new curricular materials (learn more)

Mechanical Engineering/Biomedical Engineering: Professor Steve Shooter and Associate Professors Charles Kim and Joseph Tranquillo develop novel approaches to contextualize engineering design for Bucknell students with an award from NSF (learn more)

Chemistry: NSF funds Professor Charles Clapp to characterize how Soybean lipoxygenase-1 binds its substrates (learn more)

Biology: Associate Professor Mark Haussmann receives funding from NSF to investigate life history trade offs in Tree Swallows (learn more)

Physics and Astronomy: Professors Martin Ligare and Thomas Solomon receive support from NSF for Bucknell to host a Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (learn more)

Diversity: Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS) awards two grants to support Bucknell campus diversity (learn more about "On Topic" awarded to Associate Professor Coralynn Davis, Associate Professor Sue Ellen Henry and Margret Cronin and "STEMWorks" awarded to Assistant Professor Jodi Black and Associate Professor Nathan Ryan)

Engineering/Education: NSF supports Associate Dean Margot Vigeant, Professor Katharyn E. K. Nottis, and Professor Michael Prince in a collaborative project that will bring innovative educational techniques into the Engineering classroom (learn more)

Chemistry: Professor George Shields' MERCURY Consortium receives an NSF grant (learn more)

East Asian Studies/Biology: The Japan Foundation awards a grant to Associate Professor Elizabeth Armstrong for studying sustainability, power, and culture in Japan (learn more)

Electrical Engineering: NSF supports Professors Robert Nickel and Richard Kozick as they create and integrate a multi-year curriculum centered on biometrics (learn more)


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