Grants Awarded – External

Snapshot of recent grants awarded to UMaine researchers. This is NOT a comprehensive list.

Project Title Principal Investigator Sponsor Name Award Amount
2021 March Grant Report
Accelerating Rapid Prototyping 1: Process and Modeling Habib Dagher
Masoud Rais-Rohani
Susan MacKay
Douglas Gardner
James Anderson
Roberto Lopez-Anido
US Dept of Defense $3,324,655
Accelerating Rapid Prototyping 2: Advanced Hardware Development and Installation Habib Dagher
James Anderson
William Davids
Susan MacKay
Douglas Gardner
US Dept of Defense $4,573,997
Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) Decision Support in Connected Watershed-Estuary Systems Jennifer Ross
Sean Smith
Sean Birkel
US Dept of the Interior $249,985
Cellulose nanomaterials: A novel adjuvant and delivery system for aquaculture vaccines Deborah Bouchard
Ian Bricknell
Sarah Turner
Michael Mason
US Dept of Agriculture $495,000
Collaborative Research: Building Adaptability for Teaching Online through Peer-Reviewed, Active-Learning Resources andProfessional Development Erin Vinson National Science Foundation $144,771
Community Resilience Informed by Science and Experience: Developing Knowledge, Skill and Relationships to Build the Capacity of Rural Coastal Communities to Plan for a Resilient Future Laura Millay Gulf of Maine Research Institute
US Dept of Commerce
Joint Venture Agreement (modification #3) between US Forest Service Northern Research Station and the University of Maine to Support AmeriFlux work at the Howland Research Forest, Maine Shawn Fraver US Dept of Agriculture $167,026
Knauss Fellowship – Leach Sarah Bisson US Dept of Commerce $59,000
Linking sinking particle chemistry and biology with changes in the magnitude and efficiency of carbon export into the deep ocean Margaret Estapa National Aeronautics & Space Administration $429,282
Maine West Workforce Development Ryder Scott
Tara Pocock
Northern Border Regional Commission
US Dept of Agriculture
Migration and Habitat Use of Atlantic Bluefin Tuna in the Northwest Atlantic Walter Golet Gulf of Maine Research Institute $277,391
Real World Real Science- Implementation Lisa Phelps Gulf of Maine Research Institute
National Aeronautics & Space Administration
SRA Agreement NIST MEP FY22 John Belding Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership
US Dept of Commerce
Supports for the AARP Network of Age-Friendly States and Communities Patricia Oh
David Wihry
American Association of Retired Persons $192,490
Using paleolimnological and sedDNA reconstructions to assess links between warmer winters and summer cyanoHABs in Maine’s lakes Jasmine Saros
Michael Kinnison
US Dept of the Interior $249,432
Value-added grains for local and regional food systems II Ellen Mallory
Jonathan Malacarne
Cornell University
US Dept of Agriculture


This is NOT a comprehensive list.

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