Grants awarded in 2001

Award Recipients Nancy Mills, Chemistry
Funding Agency National Science Foundation
Award Amount $103,710
Date of Notification 12/26/01
Period of Award Activity 6/1/02 to 4/30/04
Purpose of Award To establish a Regional NMR Site at Trinity University
Other Details With the purchase of a Varian Mercury 300 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectrometer, we have created a regional NMR site by which six two- and four-year colleges and universities in the San Antonio region with no previous access to NMR instrumentation have easy and effective access to one which is housed at and maintained by Trinity University.

Award Recipients Dan Spiegel, Physics
Funding Agency American Chemical Society
Award Amount $40,600
Date of Notification 11/9/01
Period of Award Activity 9/1/02 – 8/31/05
Purpose of Award Type B Research Grant from Petroleum Research Fund
Other Details Spatially Periodic Forcing of Chemical Systems Using Laser-Induced Gratings.

Award Recipients Thomas Gardner, Geosciences
Funding Agency Keck Foundation
Award Amount $57,960
Date of Notification 11/1/01
Period of Award Activity 6/1/02-5/31-03
Purpose of Award Late Neogene and Quaternary tectonics and landscape evolution along the southeastern Australian passive margin, Cape Liptrap, Australia

Award Recipients Bert Chandler, Chemistry.
Funding Agency American Chemical Society
Award Amount $35,000.
Date of Notification 11/9/01
Period of Award Activity 9/1/02 – 8/31/04
Purpose of Award Type G Starter grant from Petroleum Research Fund
Other Details Dendrimer Templates for Size and Composition.

Award Recipients Bert Chandler & Michelle Bushey, Chemistry
Funding Agency National Science Foundation
Award Amount $72,000
Date of Notification September 7, 2001
Period of Award Activity 10/1/01 – 7/31/04
Purpose of Award To purchase a Chemisorption-Physisorption Surface Area and Pore Size Analyzer.
Other Details This equipment will be used to fully characterize new supported bimetallic catalysts. In addition, student researchers at this predominantly undergraduate institution will be exposed to fundamental concepts of solid state and materials chemistry.

Award Recipients Dan Spiegel, Physics
Funding Agency National Science Foundation
Award Amount $116,811
Date of Notification 8/27/01
Period of Award Activity 9/1/01 – 8/31/04
Purpose of Award To enhance the undergraduate research environment.
Other Details RUI: Forced Rayleigh scattering on heterogeneous liquid crystals: Directional solidification at forced wavevectors.

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