New Research Funding Awards

Mingchao Cai, Pumtiwitt McCarthy, Monir Sharker

As we enter the Fall 2018 Semester, the School of Computer, Mathematical and Natural Sciences celebrates the accomplishments of several faculty who have won new research grants. They are (pictured left-to-right):

Dr. Mingchao Cai
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

  • Project Title: Excellence in Research: Numerical Algorithms for Fluid Poroelastic Structure Interaction Models
  • Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation
  • Period: September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2021
  • Award Amount: $249,876

Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

  • Project Title: Mechanistic Studies of a Bacterial Capsule Polymerase
  • Funding Agency: The National Institutes of Health
  • Period: July 26, 2018 to May 31, 2021
  • Award Amount: $440,855

Dr. Monir Sharker
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

  • Project Title: Understanding Atmospheric Moist Convection and Organization Using Identification and Tracking
  • Funding Agency: The National Science Foundation
  • Period: September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2021
  • Award Amount: $300,000

Congratulations Dr. Cai, Dr. McCarthy and Dr. Sharker!