Research Awards

Awards for February 2019

Our faculty and staff have been doing exciting work in the fields of engineering. This includes winning extramural funding for research and scholarly activities. Below are this month's announced awards. Visit our fiscal year awards page for a list of all our awards for the current fiscal year.

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Bae,KihwanPIIndustrial Engineering



Countrymark Refining and Logistics, LLC



Analysis of Oil Collection and Distribution




  • Bai, Lihui
CO-IIndustrial Engineering
  • Gentili, Monica
CO-IIndustrial Engineering
  • Usher, John
CO-IIndustrial Engineering
Kopechek, JonathanCO-IBio-EngineeringNational Aeronautics and Space AdmEvaluation of Preserved Blood for Transfusion Therapy in Reduced Gravity$275,000
Bertocci, KarenPIBio-EngineeringAnn & Robert H.Lurie Children's HospitalShaken Baby syndrome Exoneration's Study$65,720
Richards, ChristopherPIMechanical EngineeringUniversity of Kentucky Res. Fdn.Combined Static and Dynamic Anti-Windup Architecture for Landers and Ascent Vehicles Experiencing Large Disturbances$15,918
Kopechek, JonathanPIBio-EngineeringNational Science FoundationI-Corps: Dry Preservation of Blood for Long-Term Storage at Ambient Temperatures$50,000
Giridharan, GuruprasadCO-IBio-EngineeringMyocardial Assist Systems & TechnologyDevelopment of a Sutureless LVAD Outflow Graft Anastomotic Quick-Connect System$97,620
Koenig, StevenCO-IBio-Engineering
Giridharan, GuruprasadCO-IBio-EngineeringCor Habere Corp.Left Atrial Appendage Closure Device with Catheter-Based Delivery for Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation$100,945
Koenig, StevenCO-IBio-Engineering

* Based on guaranteed funding. Actual award amount may be larger.