The Academic Research Infrastructure Program provided support to the following projects submitted to the first competition, held in 1992.
State Institution $ Amount Proposal Title
AK U of Alaska 100,000 Facilities Upgrade for Mass Spectrometry AK U of Alaska, Geophysical Inst. 120,000 Acquisition of a High-Sensitivity 40Ar/39Ar Dating System AR U of Arizona 110,000 Development of Automated Sample Preparation Facilities AR U of Arizona 173,000 Upgrade and Acquisition of NMR Instrumentation CA Cal. Tech. 145,100 Upgrade of Near Infrared Camera Array for Palomar Observatory CA SRI International 100,000 Development of a D-Region Measurement Capability for the SRI Frequency-Agile Radar (ESU 92-16) CA Stanford U 180,250 Instruments and Renovations for an Atom-Interferometer Accelerometer CA U of CA, Scripps Inst. 235,000 Renovation and Replacement of Analytical Facility Equipment CA U of California, Berkeley 1,607,560 Acquisition of Instrumentation to Fabricate Low-Dimensional Artificial Materials CA U of California, Davis 200,000 Acquisition of Computer Graphics Instrumentation for Computational Biology CA U of Southern California 250,000 Table-Top Source of Coherent Radiation Tunable from 200nm to 4,000 nm CO Colorado School of Mines 225,000 Acquisition of Networked Imaging Technology for Characterization & Visualization CO Colorado State U 400,000 Backbone Gateway Upgrade for Westnet FL Florida State U 125,000 Acquisition of an Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer FL U of Florida 450,000 Replacement of Helium Liquefaction and Research Support System FL U of South Florida 150,000 Acquisition of a Transmission Electron Microscope and Elemental Microanalysis Science Building GA Georgia State U 469,687 Acquisition of a 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer GA Georgia Tech. Res. Corp. 704,655 Acquisition of a 200keV Analytical Field Emission Transmission Electron Microscope GA Morehouse School of Medicine 170,042 Image Analysis Facility Expansion: Acquisition of Confocal Microscope System GA U of Georgia Res. Foundation 134,013 Acquisition of a Zeiss CEM 902 Spectroscopic TEM to Replace a Zeiss EM 10A TEM HI CA Assoc. for Res. Astronomy 1,790,000 Development of the Keck Telescope DEEP Extragalactic IL U of Chicago 1,395,052 Development of Strongly Focussing Hard X-Ray Optics for Brilliant Synchrotron Radiation Sources IN Purdue Res. Center 1,499,000 Development of the Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Instrument IN U of Notre Dame 250,000 Acquisition of an Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometer IN U of Notre Dame 227,967 Upgrading Equipment and Instrumentation for Nuclear Structure Research KS U of Kansas 150,000 Rapid Scan EPR Spectrometer and Eximer Laser MA U of Massachusetts, Amherst 155,625 Development of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Instrumentation for Atmospheric Science Research MA Woods Hole Ocean Institute 1,090,000 Acquisition of New-Generation Ion Microprobe Facility (NERIMF) MD U of Maryland, College Park 150,000 Acquisition of a UHV Sputtering System for Superconductor Research MI U of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2,000,000 Undulator Beam Line Instrumentation for Real-Time X-Ray Studies MI U of Michigan, Ann Arbor 2,000,000 Acquisition of Massively Parallel Processor for Science Computing Apps. & Computer Sci. Engineering MN U of Minnesota, St. Paul 125,480 Replacement of Transmission Electron Microscope and X-Ray Microanalysis Unit MO U of Missouri, Columbia 285,110 Development of an Advanced Neutron Stress Instrument MO Washington U 250,000 Multimedia ATM Network for Computer and Communications Research MS Mississippi State U 480,500 Acquisition of a 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer and Establishment of the Mississippi Resonance Facility MS U of Southern Mississippi 160,655 Acquisition of Instrumentation for Organelle Molecular Biology Research NC U of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill 230,625 Acquisition of a Gas Chromatograph-Combustion-Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer System ND North Dakota State U 130,637 Acquisition of a Scanning Electron Microscope NE U of Nebraska, Lincoln 342,785 Acquisition of X-Ray Instrumentation NJ Inst. of Advanced Study 120,000 Advanced Computing Resources - Mathematics NJ NJ Institute of Technology 307,131 Development of State-of-the-Art Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Facilities (Part 1) NJ NJ Institute of Technology 651,479 Development of State-of-the-Art Geo-Environmental Engineering Research Facilities (Part 2) NJ Stevens Inst. of Technology 115,000 Replacement of X-Ray Diffraction Equipment NM U of New Mexico 229,000 Acquisition of a High-Resolution TEM NY Cornell U 223,912 Acquisition of a Field Emission SEM with a Cryostage System and an X-Ray Microanalyzer NY CUNY, Staten Island 320,565 Acquisition of High-Field Spectrometers for Solution and Solid NMR NY Rensselaer Polytech Inst. 625,000 Acquisition of Scientific Computer Infrastructure for Strategic Initiatives (Part 1) NY Rensselaer Polytech Inst. 1,175,000 Acquisition of Scientific Computer Infrastructure for Strategic Initiatives (Part 2) NV U of Nevada, Reno 368,060 Acquisition of a 500 MHz NMR Spectrometer and Spectrometer Facility OR Oregon State U 212,500 Acquisition of Electrospray Tandem Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer PA Lehigh U 170,000 Acquisition of Atomic Force Microscope and Surface Forces Apparatus for Studies of Polymer Interface PA Mellon-Pitt-Carnegie Corp. 1,257,754 Acquisition of a Flexible, Massively Parallel Computing Platform RI Brown U 320,872 Renovation and Enhancement of the Microelectronics Facility SC Clemson U 187,000 Acquisition of Electrical Discharge Equipment for Machining Advanced Materials and Hardened Metal TX Texas A&M 150,007 Acquisition of Environmental Scanning Microscope TX U of Houston 200,000 Replacement of the Chemistry Computer System TX U of Texas, Arlington 407,760 Development of a Synergistic Millimeter-Wave/Optical Pollution Monitoring Facility TX U of Texas, Austin 299,920 Acquisition of a High-Resolution TEM UT U of Utah 319,000 Acquisition of 95 GHz Doppler Polarimeter Radar for FARS VA U of Virginia 250,000 Development of Research Instrumentation Laboratory VA VA Polytech Inst. 106,000 Acquisition of a Solid-State, High-Resolution X-Ray Powder Diffraction System WA U of Washington 360,000 Acquisition of a Tunable CW Laser Facility WI U of Wisconsin, Madison 1,500,000 Development of 750 MHz Spectroscopy at the National Magnetic Resonance Facility WY U of Wyoming 177,000 Renovation and Modernization of the Wyoming Infrared Observatory Telescopes and Support Facilities WV WV U Res. Corp. 150,000 Acquisition of Test Equipment to Characterize Structural Composites WV WV U Res. Corp. 300,000 Acquisition of Equipment for the Study of Defects in II-VI Semiconductor Materials