Proposals

Below is a list of the proposals submitted by MTSU during the month prior - December 2020 

Scroll down for an archive of proposals submitted by MTSU.  To see funded proposals visit our MTSU Sponsored Programs Scholars Directory.

Wu, Qiang
MATH
Collaborative Research: Mathematical Foundation of Learning with Information-Theoretic Criteria from Non-Gaussian Data
National Science Foundation
$117,395

Dyer, Elizabeth
TSEC
Developing Student Mathematical Competence and Identity Through the Advanced Mathematics Program
National Science Foundation
$600,000

Summers, Robert
International Affairs
Support to American-Style Higher Education in Iraq
US Department of State
$45,437

Rowe, Emmanuel
ETIS
Collaborative Research: Scintillator Ceramics: The Role of Densification on Improving Energy Resolution
NSF
$493,442

Cui, Song
ABAS
Native Warm Season Perennials: An Enduring Solution to Summer Drought and Slump for Fescue Belt Organic Forage Production
USDA
$74,541

Weissmiller, April 
BIOL
Understanding and Inhibiting MYC Function in Rhabdoid Tumors
Rally Foundation
$50,000

Archived Proposals

FY PI Co-PI Dept. Title Sponsor Amount
2021  Chafin, Cynthia N/A  CHHS  Increasing Stakeholder Awareness and Participation in Tennessee’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency  
$56,065.00
2021  Sluder, Richard N/A  US  A Collaboration between University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Tuskegee University, and Middle Tennessee State University  Association of Public Land-Grant Universities  
$7,500.00
2021  Dopwell, Donna N/A  SOWO  DISES: Coupled Environmental and Human Responses to Catastrophic Events in Puerto Rico  NSF  
$1,600,000.00
2021  James, Nancy N/A  Child Care Lab  Application for "Loss of Income COVID-19 Diaster/Emergency Response and Relief Grants"--fourth round of funding  Childcare and Development Fund  
$7,600.00
2021 Harden, Vickie N/A  SOWO  Racial Equity Advancement for Children of Tennessee (REACT)  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  
$250,000.00
2021  Coleman, Keonte N/A  JOUR  News Industry Leaders Address Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Amidst a Racial Reckoning  Andrew Carnegie Foundation  
$200,000.00
2021 Foss, Katherine N/A JOUR  #COVID19: The Intersection of Media, Government, and Public Health in the 2020 Pandemic  Andrew Carnegie Foundation  
$200,000.00
2021  Chafin, Cynthia N/A  CHHS  Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Death Scene Investigation  Health Resources and Services Administration  
$184,800.00
2021 Urban, David N/A  TSBDC  TSBDC at MTSU 2021  SBA  
$131,589.00
2021 Singleton, Mandy N/A  TSEC  Hub Operations and Innovative Educator Workshop  Battle  
$35,000.00
2021 Geho, Patrick N/A  TSBDC  Tennessee Small Business Development Centers  SBA  
$2,570,216.00
2021 James, Nancy N/A  Child Care Lab  Application for "Loss of Income COVID-19 Diaster/Emergency Response and Relief Grants"--third round of funding  Childcare and Development Fund  
$790.00
2021 Jessen, Jason N/A  BIOL  Regulation of Planar Cell Polarity in Migrating Cells  NIH  
$1,313,000.00
2021 Lischka, Alyson N/A MATH  Collaborative Research: Using Networked Improvement Communities to Scale Up Program Transformation for Secondary Mathematics Teacher Preparation  NSF  
$275,000.00
2021 Orak, Ugur N/A  SOCI  Stressors, Acculturative Stress, and Mental Health Problems among Traumatized Highly-Educated Immigrants  Russell Sage Foundation  
$27,818.00
2021 Lee, Deborah N/A  NURS  RN Residency: Transition to Practice in Long-Term Care  Civil Monetary Penalty Reinvestment Program  
$180,574.00
2021 West, Carroll Van N/A  CHP  Tennessee History for 21st Century Tennesseans  TBR  
$54,272.00
2021 Torsney, Cheryl Korstange, Ryan Provost's Office  Embracing OER for Inclusive Student Success  TBR  
$93,710.00
2021 Mosley, Chaney Haruna, Samuel; Hollis, Maegan; O'Brien, Keely; Luitel, Kishor ABAS Soil, Animal, Food, and Economic (SAFE) Research, Education, and Outreach USDA
$749,999.00
2021 Collins, Joe D N/A GEOS Collaborative Research: Late Quaternary Paleohydrology and Paleoclimate Records of Silver Lake Playa Complex on the Owyhee Plateau, Northern Nevada, Great Basin NSF
$229,215.00
2021 Wang, Chengshan N/A CHEM Address the 3D Structure of Membrane Protein in Monolayer with Chemical Bond Resolution by a Novel Method Combining Raman and pMAIRS NSF
$449,998.00
2021 Cui, Song N/A ABAS Designing Farmer's Goal-oriented Grain Rotations to Optimize Agronomic, Economic, And Ecological Outcomes in Tennessee USDA NIFA
$58,272.00
2021 Ding, Keying N/A CHEM A Rethinking of Borrowing Hydrogen: From Ligand Design to New Reactions and Mechanisms NSF
$172,182.00
2021 Weissmiller, April  N/A BIOL Determining the Significance of the N-MYC-WDR5 Interaction in Neuroblastoma NIH
$379,815.00
2021 Ridgley, Robyn N/A SPED TECTA FY21 TN Department of Human Services
$5,000.00
2021 West, Carroll Van N/A CHP National Register Multiple Property Documentation Form and Nominations for Historic Civil Rights Resources in Montgomery, Alabama NPS
$50,000.00
2021 Huang, Rongjin Kimmins, Dovie; Rushton, Gregory MATH Exploring Technology-Assisted Lesson Study (TALS): Will Math Teaching Practices and Community of Practice Develop over Time?
Will Math Teaching Practices and Community of Practice Develop over Time?
NSF
$449,998.00
2021 Taylor-Poleskey, Molly N/A HIST Food and Culture at the Court of the Great Elector The Board of the German University Foundation
$21,714.00
2021 Rushton, Gregory N/A TSEC Teaching Strand: Designing an Integrated Framework for Ongoing High School Teacher Professional Development in
BioSTEM/Biotechnology to Achieve Innovative and Inclusive Curricula
BioSTEM/Biotechnology to Achieve Innovative and Inclusive Curricula
NSF
$449,928.00
2021 Smith, Daniel N/A PERI The Ill-Gotten Gains of Some One-Percenters Institute for Humane Studies
$15,000.00
2021 Chong, Ngee N/A CHEM Akkermansia Muciniphila and Its Products for Sickle Cell Disease and Cancer Treatment Medicovestor Inc
$100,000.00
2021 Reid, Joshua Gardner, Grant TSEC Exploring the Influence of Biology Graduate Student Professional Identity and Networks on the Adoption and Implementation of Evidence- Based Instructional Practices NSF
$408,665.00
2021 Erskine, Michael Apigian, Charles INFS Collaborative Research: RET Site: Cyber Research Teaching Solutions for Middle Tennessee High School Teachers NSF
$218,196.00
2021 Farone, Mary DuBois, John BIOl Impact of Novel Disinfectants on Microorganisms and Plants Aseptic Health LLC
$40,000.00
2021 Altman, Elliot N/A BIOl FermCat: Converting Fermentative Products to Value Added Chemicals Using Carbon Catalysis Generated from Woody Biomass NSF
$68,166.00
2021 Gardner, Grant N/A BIOl Collaborative Research: STEM Graduate Students Teaching Professional Development: Synthesizing the Research Literature to Inform Research and Practice Priorities NSF
$260,865.00
2021 Devadoss, Christabel N/A GS People of Color in the Rural Rust Belt: Dynamics of Place beyond the White Working Class American Council of Learned Societies
$60,000.00
2021 Taylor-Poleskey, Molly N/A HIST Food and Culture at the Court of the Great Elector NEH
$6,000.00
2021 Hass, Alicia N/A GEOS Heat Perception and Risk: Incorporating Heat Behaviors into National Weather Service Heat Warning and Advisory Products in the Southeastern United States NOAA
$313,354.00
2021 Polk, Andrew R N/A HIST Introduction to American History, Politics, and Culture I and II Fulbright
$40,000.00
2021 Arik, Murat N/A BERC 2021 Wage and Benefit Survey: Middle Tennessee and Upper Cumberland Regions USDA
$51,000.00
2021 Reish, Gregory Nathan N/A CPM Examining US History, Culture, and Identity through Popular Music Fulbright-Hays
$21,000.00
2021 Chafin, Cynthia Renee N/A CHHS Mental Health First Aid Training-MTSU TN Office of Criminal Justice Programs
$95,968.00
2021 Wu, Yixiang N/A MATH Collaborative Research: Effect of Environmental Heterogeneity on Biological Population Persistence and Control Strategy NSF
$160,735.00
2021 Julian, Kristi D N/A HSC Proposal for Funding for Interior Design TN Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners
$4,691.00
2021 Rosenmuller, Christoph  N/A HIST Global Law and Indigenous Justice in Colonial Mexico and Guatemala, 1650–1750 NEH
$6,000.00
2021  Nelson, Timothy N/A CHEM Detection of Ignitable Liquid Residues in Fire Debris by Using Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) We Shall Overcome
$1,380.00
2021 James, Nancy N/A Child Care Lab Application for "Loss of Income COVID-19 Diaster/Emergency Response and Relief Grants"--second round of funding Childcare and Development Fund
$2,320.00
2021 Reish, Gregory Nathan  N/A  CPM  Subcontract for "Sounding Spirit Digital Library: Sacred Music from the Southern Diaspora, 1850-1925" National Endowment for the Humanities  
$15,611.00
 2021 Kattih, Nour  N/A  ECON  To Drop or Not to Drop, that is the Question: Analysis of Insurance Coverage Deselection The Commonwealth Fund  
$28,802.00
2021  Chafin, Cynthia Renee  Stone, Kahler   CHHS  RCORP: Changing the Trajectory for Opioids in Wilson County Health Resources and Services Administration  
$199,999.00
2021  Jin, Ying  Mosley, Chaney Cui, Song  PSY  Deeper Learning Professional Development for High School Agricultural Teachers National Institute of Food and Agriculture  
$295,368.00
2021  Harden, Vickie   Stickle, Benjamin   SOWO  Grundy County Opioid Response Program Health Resources and Services Administration  
$199,939.00
2021  Arik, Murat  N/A  BERC  THDA Quarterly Housing Market Reports TN Housing Development Authority  
$7,500.00
2021  Stickle, Benjamin   N/A  CJA  Subaward from TBI for BJA-funded Project on Enhanced Collaborative Model (ECM) Task Force To Combat Human Trafficking U.S. Department of Justice  
$80,000.00
2021  Ku, Seockmo  N/A  ABAS  CAREER: Rapid Microbial Needle Detection in a Sample Haystack: Development of an 8-hour Protocol for Foodborne Pathogen Detection in Leafy Green Vegetables, Soil and Irrigation Water that Replaces Pre-enrichment with Surface Modified Nano/Micro Based Membrane Bioseparation. National Science Foundation  
$499,995.00
2021   Randol, Shannon  N/A  ECM  Submission for an Innovate Grant Innovate Grant  
$550.00
2021   Walck, Jeffrey   Herlihy, Christopher   BIOL  FY20 MTSU Pyne's Ground-plum US Fish and Wildlife Services  
$72,840.00
2021   Mohebbi, Mina  N/A  ETIS  CAREER: Toward Sustainable Industrial Symbiosis: Multi-Aspect Environmental Assessment of Solid Fuel Combustion Byprodu National Science Foundation  
$624,178.00
2021   Easson, Cole   N/A  BIOL  Collaborative Research: Exploring the link between macroinvertebrate diversity within sponges and the retention and recycling of nutrients on Caribbean coral reefs National Science Foundation  
$495,536.00
2021   Johnston, Tony   N/A  ABAS  A Grant through the Tennessee Wine and Grape Board to Support Establishment and Operation of a Wine Analysis Center.  Tennessee Wine and Grape Board  
$175,000.00
2021   Odegard, Timothy Neal  N/A  TCSTD  An Integrated Model to Improve Elementary Student Reading Outcomes US Department of Education  
$2,000,000.00
2021  Chafin, Cynthia  Johnston, Tony; O'Brien, Keely  CHHS  STEMsational Ag: The Virtual Farm US Department of Agriculture  
$815,776.00
2021  Weissmiller, April   N/A  BIOL  The MYC-SWI/SNF Connection in Rhabdoid Tumors National Institutes of Health  
$243,996.00
2021   Carter, Jessica  Wade, Matthew ABAS Coronavirus Relief Fund - CAFB Proposal for MTSU  TN Department of Agriculture  
$1,524,487.40
2021   Cui, Song  N/A  ABAS  Integrated Research and Education Experience on Organic Crop Production Practices for Undergraduates in Tennessee National Institute of Food and Agriculture  
$399,963.00
2021   Bundage, Raphael   N/A  GSFTA  Governor's School for the Arts 2021 TN Department of Education  
$480,042.00
2021   Rosenmuller, Christoph   N/A  HIST  Global Law and Indigenous Justice in Colonial Mexico and Guatemala, 1650–1750 National Endowment for the Humanities  
$6,000.00
2021 Julian, Kristi  N/A HSC Proposal for Funding for Interior Design TN Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners
$4,691.00
2021   Wu, Yixiang  N/A  MATH  Collaborative Research: Effect of Environmental Heterogeneity on Biological Population Persistence and Control Strategy National Science Foundation  
$160,735.00