External grants awarded >$50,000

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Project Title Principal Investigator Sponsor Name Award Amount
2024 June Grant Report
AI Guided Learning Content Generation Prabuddha Chakraborty Stemuli
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Collaborative Research: Research Infrastructure: E-CORE RII: Strengthening Maine’s Research Ecosystem and Pathways Through Strategic Capacity Building (Maine-SMART) Shane Moeykens
Alice Veazey
Darren Ranco
Andrew Crawley
Giovanna Guidoboni
Beth Campbell
Daniel Timmermann
Renee Kelly
National Science Foundation $2,903,408
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship – Hillyer Jessica Jansujwicz US Dept of Commerce $88,000
Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship – Nocito Jessica Jansujwicz US Dept of Commerce $73,000
Developing organic soil amendments from lobster shells for disease suppression and soil health improvement Qing Jin
Jianjun Hao
US Dept of Agriculture $300,000
Development and Implementation of “Community Connections” program Patricia Oh
Mary Lou Ciolfi
ME Dept of Health and Human Services $1,481,048
DOD Manufacturing Training Innovation John Belding
Brett Ellis
Bradley Denholm
US Dept of Defense $7,000,000
EAGER: CET: Investigating Orbital Motion Dynamics in Offshore Wind Turbines During Installation: A Novel Digital Twin Approach Based on Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) Amrit Shankar Verma
Yifeng Zhu
Andrew Goupee
National Science Foundation $299,960
I/UCRC Phase III – UMaine Membership in IUCRC Center for Advanced Forestry Systems Aaron Weiskittel
Michael Premer
National Science Foundation $54,999
Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Sally Molloy
Laura Jackson
Ellen Weinauer
Mount Desert Island Biological Lab
US Dept of Health & Human Services
NeuralWEC Tank Test Matthew Fowler Littoral Power Systems $107,000
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Postdoctoral Research Associate John Daigle Nature Conservancy $60,000
REU Site: Sensor Science and Engineering Nuri Emanetoglu
Rosemary Smith
National Science Foundation $484,923
Rural Reimagining of Opportunities for Undergraduate Teacher Education in STEM [Rural Routes]: A Robert Noyce Capacity Building Project Ezekiel Kimball
Catharine Biddle
Mohamad Musavi
National Science Foundation $99,664