NSF logoFaculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards
(FY 1997)

 
AWARDS LIST BY STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY:
 
Alabama (AL) Alaska (AK) Arizona (AZ) Arkansas (AR) California (CA)
Colorado (CO) Connecticut (CT) Delaware (DE) District of Columbia (DC) Florida (FL)
Georgia (GA) Hawaii (HI) Idaho (ID) Illinois (IL) Indiana (IN)
Iowa (IA) Kansas (KS) Kentucky (KY) Louisiana (LA) Maine (ME)
Maryland (MD) Massachusetts (MA) Michigan (MI) Minnesota (MN) Mississippi (MS)
Missouri (MO) Montana (MT) Nebraska (NE) Nevada (NV) New Hampshire (NH)
New Jersey (NJ) New Mexico (NM) New York (NY) North Carolina (NC) North Dakota (ND)
Ohio (OH) Oklahoma (OK) Oregon (OR) Pennsylvania (PA) Rhode Island (RI)
South Carolina (SC) South Dakota (SD) Tennessee (TN) Texas (TX) Utah (UT)
Vermont (VT) Virginia (VA) Washington (WA) West Virginia (WV) Wisconsin (WI)
Wyoming (WY) Puerto Rico (PR)      

FY 97 CAREER Awards List by Program
A complete FY 97 CAREER Awards List in an Excel Spreadsheet


FY 97 CAREER Awardees (ALABAMA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID Notes
AL Alabama A&M University Sharma Anup CAREER: A Program for Research and Education in Fiber-OpticsInvolving Fabrication of Novel Bragg-Grating Devices and Sensors ENG 9701538  
AL Auburn University Hill Geoffrey CAREER: Song and Plumage in the House Finch: A Study of Signal Content in a Multiple-Signal System BIO 9722171  
AL Marine Envrnmtl Sci Conso Thomas Florence I. CAREER: Effects of Morphology and Water Velocity on Mass Transfer: A Partnership in Research and Education GEO 9701434  
AL U of Alabama Huntsville Newman Timothy CAREER: Parallel Feature Extraction and Dataset Registrationfor Volumetric Visualization CSE 9702401  
AL U of Alabama Tuscaloosa Acoff Viola CAREER: Fundamentals of Welding Intermetallic Compounds and Alloys MPS 9702448  
AL U of Alabama Tuscaloosa Burkett Susan CAREER: Fundamental Electrical and Thermal Limitations of Patterned Thin Film Multilayer Magnetic Field Sensors ENG 9702419  
AL U of Alabama Tuscaloosa Camp Tracy CAREER: Development of a Mobile Architecture (Mobi-Arch) CSE 9702449  

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (ARKANSAS) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID Notes
AR U of Arkansas Little Rock Jin Shouguang Career: Regulation of Virulence Genes in Agrobacterium tumefaciens BIO 9722227

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (ARIZONA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
AZ Arizona State University Booksh Karl CAREER: In-situ Determination of Pesticides and Other Environmental Pollutants with a Fiber Optic, Surface Resonance Based Sensor MPS 9702476
AZ Arizona State University Yaghi Omar CAREER: New Porous inorganic Materials Prepared from Old Solids MPS 9702131
AZ U of Arizona Nelson Jon Discovering the Underlying Mechanism of Snow Crystal Growth and Bringing Modern Laboratory Learning to the Classroom GEO 9703123

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (CALIFORNIA) up
CA Cal State LA Univ Aux Serv Gomez Frank CAREER: Applications In Capillary Electrophoresis MPS 9703142
CA California Inst of Tech Quake Stephen CAREER: Polymer Physics with DNA MPS 9722417
CA Harvey Mudd College Williams Mary CAREER: Genetic, Molecular and Physiological Studies of Lateral Root Development in Arabidopsis thaliana BIO 9722191
CA Occidental College Spain Eileen CAREER: Atomic Force Microscopy Studies of Transition Metal Chalcogenide Deposition Using Translationally Hot Atoms MPS 9703345
CA San Jose State University Muscat Anthony CAREER: Gas Phase Cleaning of Semiconductor Surfaces MPS 9703237
CA Sonoma State University Cominsky Lynn High Energy Physics with the Gamma-Ray Large Area Space Telescope MPS 9722126
CA U of Cal Berkeley Armero Francisco CAREER: Theoretical and Numerical Analysis of Stain Localization in Directed Models of Structural Mechanics ENG 9703000
CA U of Cal Berkeley Chrzan Daryl CAREER: Linking the Atomic and Meso-Scales to Mechanical Properties: A Case Study of Ni3Al MPS 9703427
CA U of Cal Berkeley Hellerstein Joseph CAREER: Generalized Search Technique for Indexing Complex Data CSE 9703972
CA U of Cal Davis Akella Venkatesh CAREER: Making Asynchronous Design Practical CSE 9702302
CA U of Cal Davis Anastasio Cort In situ Photo-Oxidation of Chloride and Bromide in Tropospheric Aerosol Particles GEO 9701995
CA U of Cal Davis Ghosal Dipak CAREER: A Career Development Plan for Research and Education in High Speed Networks CSE 9703275
CA U of Cal Davis Niemeier Debbie CAREER: Optimizing the Selection of Added Capacity Trans- portation Infrastructure Improvements ENG 9703319
CA U of Cal Irvine Ackerman Mark CAREER: Augmenting Expertise Networks CSE 9702903
CA U of Cal Irvine Farmer Patrick CAREER: Nitrite and Sulfite Reduction by Myoglobin in Surfactant Films MPS 9702332
CA U of Cal Irvine Franz Michael CAREER: Dynamic Optimization of Software Component Systems CSE 9701400
CA U of Cal Irvine Rosenblum David CAREER: Mechanisms for Ensuring the Integrity of Distributed Object Systems CSE 9701973
CA U of Cal Irvine Smyth Padhraic CAREER: Probabilistic Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining: An Integrated Approach at the Interface of ComputerScience and Statistics CSE 9703120
CA U of Cal Irvine Woerpel Keith CAREER: Annulation Reactions of a-Substituted Allylsilanes MPS 9701622
CA U of Cal Los Angeles Deem Michael CAREER: Structure of and Transport in Microporous Materials ENG 9702403
CA U of Cal Los Angeles Gu Ming CAREER: Algorithms for Eigenvalue and Singular Value Problems CSE 9702866
CA U of Cal Los Angeles Kim Chang-Jin CAREER: Micromechanical Engineering and MEMS ENG 9702875
CA U of Cal Los Angeles Stewart Phoebe CAREER: Cryo-EM Structural Studies of Biological Assemblies BIO 9722353
CA U of Cal Riverside Chen Wilfred CAREER: A Combined Genetic and Bioprocessing Approach for Enhanced Recombinant Protein Synthesis During Restricted Growth ENG 9700981
CA U of Cal San Diego Karbhari Vistasp CAREER: Processing and Performance of Large Composite Structures Fabricated Using the Resin Infusion Family of Processes ENG 9702560
CA U of Cal San Diego Tullsen Dean CAREER: A Simultaneous Multithreading System Architecture CSE 9701708
CA U of Cal Santa Barbara Deming Tim CAREER: Transition Metal Initiators for the Synthesis of Well-Defined Polypeptides MPS 9701969
CA U of Cal Santa Barbara Rinard Martin CAREER: Commutativity Analysis: A New Analysis Framework for Automatically Parallelizing Object-Oriented Computations CSE 9702297
CA U of Cal Santa Barbara Yang Tao CAREER: Scheduling and Run-time Support for Parallel Irregular Computations CSE 9702640
CA U of Cal SD Scripps Inst Okikiolu Kate Determinants of Elliptic and Toeplitz Operators with Applications to Geometry MPS 9703329
CA U of Southern California Bailey Diane CAREER: Teams, Task and Technology in High-Technology Manufacturing Industries ENG 9701913

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (COLORADO) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
CO U of Colorado Boulder Chaudhuri Shyamoli CAREER: Theoretical High Energy Physics - Investigations in String Duality MPS 9722394
CO U of Colorado Boulder Hernandez Mark CAREER: Bioaerosols in Environmental Engineeing: A Career Development Plan to Expand Teaching and Research into Microbial Air Pollution ENG 9702165
CO U of Colorado Boulder Maksimovic Dragan CAREER: Computer Aided Analysis and Design of Power Electronic Systems ENG 9703449
CO U of Colorado Boulder Piket-May Melinda CAREER: Electromagnetic Modeling and Simulation ENG 9703467
CO U of Colorado Boulder Songer Anthony CAREER: Envision: A 3-Dimensional Visual-Based Project Control Paradigm ENG 9703200

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (CONNECTICUT) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
CT Univ of Connecticut Howell Amy CAREER: 2-Alkylidene Oxetanes: A Versatile Molecular Scaffold for New Molecules and Advanced Materials MPS 9702106
CT Univ of Connecticut McGrath Dominic CAREER: Structure/Property Relationships for Dendritic Macromolecules Containing Stereogenic Centers MPS 9702123
CT Univ of Connecticut Papadimitrakopoulos Fotios CAREER: Nanoscale Controlled Supramolecular Light Emitting Devices by Novel Self-Assembly Techniques MPS 9702220
CT Univ of Connecticut Smets Barth CAREER:Quantification of Horizontal Gene Transfer as Adaptive Response to Containment Stress in Subsurface Microbial Communities-Development of an Experiential Environ. Eng. Course ENG 9702361
CT Yale University Belhumeur Peter CAREER: Image Variability Decomposition for Recognition, Reconstruction, and Tracking CSE 9703134
CT Yale University Henry Dana CAREER: Fast Networking for Off-the-Shelf Multi-User Computers CSE 9702281
CT Yale University Kuszmaul Bradley CAREER: Using Critical Path Length as a Practical Peformance Metric CSE 9702980
CT Yale University Schmuttenmaer Charles CAREER: Studies of Electron Relaxation, Transient Photoconductivity and Energy Dissipation with Subpicosecond Time-Resolved Far-Infrared Spectroscopy MPS 9703432
CT Yale University Strobel Scott CAREER: Defining the Chemical Basis of RNA Function by Nucleotide Analog Interference Mapping MPS 9701787

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
DC Catholic University Selinger Robin CAREER: Evolution of Dislocation Microstructures MPS 9702234
DC George Washington Univ Feldman Gerald CAREER: Intermediate Energy Nuclear Physics with Polarized and Unpolarized Photons and the Enhancement of Educational Opportunities at the George Washington University MPS 9703049
DC Howard University Morris Vernon Photochemistry and Reactions on Carbonaceous Aerosol GEO 9703167

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (DELAWARE) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
DE University of Delaware Van der Weide Daniel CAREER: Micromachining Antennas for Localized Excitation of Nanostructures ENG 9702871
DE University of Delaware Xia Xiang-Gen CAREER: Intersymbol/Interchannel Interference Cancellation Using Multirate Filterbanks CSE 9703377

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (FLORIDA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
FL Florida A&M University Abdullah Makola Faculty Early Development (CAREER) Program-Optimal Output Feedback Control at Discrete Locations for Civil Structures ENG 9703020
FL Florida International Univ Attie Paul CAREER: Tractable Formal Methods for the Synthesis of Concurrent Programs CSE 9702616
FL Florida International Univ Wang Qian CAREER: Integrated Study of Conformal-Contact Elements ENG 9701642
FL Florida State University Levitan Don CAREER: Sperm Limitation, Sperm Competition, and Sexual Selection in Free Spawning Invertebrates GEO 9702178
FL U of Central Florida Giannuzzi Lucille CAREER: Impurity Effects on Grain Boundary Diffusion MPS 9703281
FL U of Florida Anderson John CAREER: Set Theortic Methods for Reconstructing PET Images From Denoised Data CSE 9702856
FL U of Florida Andino Jean Gas Phase and Heterogeneous Tropospheric Chemistry GEO 9702791
FL U of Florida Dickinson Richard CAREER: Direct Measurement and Mathematical Analysis of Receptor-Mediated Bacterial Attachment on Biomaterial Surfaces ENG 9704236
FL U of Florida Maslov Dmitrii CAREER: Mesoscopic Interacting Systems MPS 9703388
FL U of Florida O Kenneth CAREER: Implementation of RF Switches in Low Cost Bulk CMOS Technologies CSE 9703214
FL U of Florida Qin Hong CAREER: Physics-Based Computer Aided Geometric Design: Theory and Applications CSE 9702103
FL U of Miami Sch Mar&Atmos Dixon Jacqueline CAREER: Origin and Evolution of Volatiles in Submarine and Subglacial Alkalic Magmas GEO 9702795

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (GEORGIA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
GA Emory University Lathrop Daniel CAREER: Characterization of Local Singularities: Self- focusing Wave Motion MPS 9701980
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Abowd Gregory CAREER: Investigating Research Issues in Ubiquitous Computing: The Capture, Integration, and Access Problem CSE 9703384
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Gregory Rita CAREER: Life Cycle Cost for Rehabilitating Buildings ENG 9701923
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Grubb Dennis CAREER: The Productive Re-Use of Industrial ByProducts to Solve Environmental Problems: A Paradigm Shift in the Way Industrial ByProducts are Traditionally Viewed ENG 9703367
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Hernandez Rigoberto CAREER:Reaction Dynamics of Polymerization and a Computer- Enhanced Dialectic in the Physical Chemistry Curriculum MPS 9703372
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Lynch Christopher CAREER: Constitutive Behavior of Ferroelectric Ceramics ENG 9702169
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT McLaughlin Steven CAREER: Fundamentals Limits and Codes for M-ary Recording Channels CSE 9702024
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Randall Dana CAREER: Markov Chain Algorithms for Combinatorial Problems from Statistical Physics CSE 9703206
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Sitaraman Suresh CAREER: Implantable Medical Devices: A Process-Modeling Approach to High Reliability Miniaturization ENG 9702285
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Turk Greg CAREER: Image Metrics for Computer Graphics CSE 9703265
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT Yiacoumi Sotira CAREER: Influence of Soption Rates on Particle Flocculation Kinetics ENG 9702356
GA GA Tech Res Corp - GIT You Li CAREER: Quantum Optical Studies of Degenerate Atomic Gas MPS 9722410
GA Georgia Tech Research Chervenak Ann Career: The Personal Terabyte Disk: Managing and Exploiting Large Future Magnetic Disks CSE 9702609
GA Spelman College Chen Peter CAREER: Laser Spectroscopy for Real World Applications MPS 9702087
GA U of Georgia Res Fdn Inc Keceioglu John CAREER: Applied Algorithms for Computational Molecular Biology BIO 9722339

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (IOWA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
IA Iowa State University Lee Edward K. CAREER: Field-Programmable Mixed Analog and Digital Array CSE 9702473
IA University of Iowa Bonacina Maria CAREER: Distributed Deduction with Contraction and Foundation of Strategy Analysis CSE 9701508
IA University of Iowa Bradley Allen CAREER: Improved Estimation of Extreme Rainfall for Flood Hazard Assessment ENG 9702715
IA University of Iowa Peeples Tonya CAREER: Engineering Protein Stability in Archaeal Proteoliposomes ENG 9702588

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (ILLINOIS) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
IL Field Mus of Natural Hist Ballard J. William CAREER: Host-Endosymbiont Co-evolution and Host Speciation: Wolbachia pipientis and Drosophila simulans BIO 9702824
IL Loyola Univ of Chicago Colby Christopher CAREER: Semantics-based Program Analysis via Symbolic Composition of Transfer Relations CSE 9702805
IL Northern Illinois Univ Memon Nasir CAREER: Lossless, Near-Lossless and Lossy Plus Lossless Image Compression CSE 9703969
IL Northwestern University Cao Jian CAREER: Tooling Design and Failure Analysis in Sheet Metal Forming ENG 9703249
IL Northwestern University Freeman Randy CAREER: Nonlinearity and Uncertainty in Control System Design ENG 9703294
IL Northwestern University Gibson Edward CAREER: Social Bases of Politics in Latin America SBE 9702735
IL Northwestern University Novak Giles CAREER: Submillimeter Polarimetry of the Galactic Nucleus O/D 9618319
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Bharghavan Vaduvur CAREER: Quality of Service in Mobile Computing Environments CSE 9703409
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Bullard Jeffrey CAREER: Microdesigning Model Material Systems to Probe Dissipative Interface Motion in Heterogeneous Ceramic Microstructures MPS 9702610
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Ramchandran Kannan CAREER: Multiresolution-Based Adaptive Image/Video Communications: An Integrated Approach CSE 9703181
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Shannon Mark CAREER: Multi-disciplinary Research and Education Program in Laser and Thermal Science with Application to Microfabrication Engineering ENG 9703402
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Srikant Rayadurgam CAREER: Resource Sharing and Performance Analysis Algorithms for Integrated-Services Networks CSE 9701525
IL U of Ill Urbana-Champaign Webb Andrew CAREER: Subcellular Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging BIO 9722320
IL U of Illinois Chicago Nelson Bradley CAREER: Sensor Assimilation for Micromanipulation CSE 9702777
IL U of Illinois Chicago Safar Hugo CAREER: Generic Phase Diagram of the Mixed State of Type IISuperconductors MPS 9702535

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (INDIANA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
IN Indiana U Bloomington Eddins Ann CAREER: Neural Correlates of Auditory Temporal Integration BIO 9722220
IN Indiana U Bloomington Pierce Benjamin CAREER: Principled Foundations for Programming with Objects CSE 9701826
IN Indiana Univ Oakley Martha CAREER: Study of Phosphatidyl Inositol Regulation of Cytoskeletal Proteins Through Dendritic Polymer Mimics of Lipid Assemblies BIO 9722264
IN Purdue Univ Research Fdn Bortoletto Daniela CAREER: Integration of Research and Education in Experimental Particle Physics: Silicon Technology for CDF and the LHC MPS 9722420
IN Purdue Univ Research Fdn Hondzo Midhat CAREER: Benthic Boundary Mixing and Dissolved Oxygen Transfer at the Sediment Water Interface in a Stratified Lake ENG 9703451
IN Purdue Univ Research Fdn Peeta Srinivas CAREER: Efficient and Robust On-Line Control of Large-Scale Dynamic Traffic Systems with Information Systems ENG 9702612
IN Purdue University Eigenmann Rudolph CAREER: Guiding Computer Systems Research, Development, andEducation with Real Applicatioms and Advanced Tools CSE 9703180
IN University of Notre Dame Barabasi Albert-Laszlo CAREER: Driven Interfaces in Random Media MPS 9701998
IN University of Notre Dame Chang I-Kwang CAREER: An Intelligent 3-D Base Isolation System for High- Tech Industrial Buildings ENG 9702058
IN University of Notre Dame Hu Xiaobo CAREER: Performance Analysis and Tradeoff for System-Level Design Exploration of Real-Time Embedded Systems CSE 9701416
IN University of Notre Dame Maginn Edward CAREER: Development and Utilization of Molecular Simulations in Engineering Education and Research ENG 9701470
IN University of Notre Dame Schiffer Peter CAREER: Investigations of Novel Low Temperature Behavior in Materials MPS 9701548
IN University of Notre Dame Sevov Slavi CAREER: Synthesis, Structure and Properties of Metal Borophosphates MPS 9701550

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (KANSAS) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
KS Kansas State University Dwyer Matthew CAREER: Engineering High-Quality Concurrent Software CSE 9703094
KS Kansas State University Higgins Daniel CAREER: High Resolution Optical Microscopy Studies of Mesostructured Polymer-Dispersed Liquid Crystal Films MPS 9701509
KS Kansas State University Kelkar Atul CAREER: Robust Control of Passive and Non-Passive Aerospace Systems ENG 9703092
KS U of Kansas Ctr for Res In Gauch Susan CAREER/EPSCoR: Cooperative Agents for Conceptual Search and Browsing of World Wide Web Resources CSE 9703307
KS U of Kansas Main Campus Dunn Robert CAREER: Probing the Conformational Dynamics of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels from Xenopus Oocytes MPS 9703009
KS U of Kansas Main Campus Lai Ying-Cheng CAREER: Communicating with Chaos MPS 9722156
KS U of Kansas Main Campus Lunte Susan CAREER: Microanalytical Methods for Investigation of Metabolism and Transport of Substance P MPS 9702631

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (KENTUCKY) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
KY U of Kentucky Res Fdn Cammers-Goodwin Arthur CAREER: Aqueous Conformations of Organic Molecules, Functional by Design MPS 9702287
KY U of Kentucky Res Fdn Lovell Michael CAREER: Modeling Three-Dimensional Machining Processes for Variable Tool-Chip Interfacial Friction Using Explicit Dynamic Finite Element Techniques ENG 9702196
KY U of Kentucky Res Fdn Lumpp Janet CAREER: Electronic Packaging - Process Development and Microelectronics Education ENG 9702108
KY U of Kentucky Res Fdn Wilson Denise CAREER: Integration of Biological and Engineering Inspiration into the Classroom Experience and the Design of Chemical Sensing Microsystems ENG 9702474

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (LOUISIANA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
LA La St U & A&M Coll DiTusa John Career: From Strongly Correlated Insulator to Metal: Transport and Magnetic Properties of Carrier Doped Insulators MPS 9702690
LA La St U & A&M Coll Nakano Aiichiro CAREER: Large-Scope Atomistic Simulations of Multiscale Material Phenomena: A Multidisciplinary Computational Approach CSE 9701504
LA Tulane University Diebold Ulrike CAREER: Structure, Defects, and Chemistry of Transition Metal Oxide Surfaces MPS 9703267
LA Tulane University Walz John CAREER: The Effect of Surface Roughness of Colloidal Forces:Prediction and Measurement ENG 9702773

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MASSACHUSETTS) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MA Boston College Kineke Gail CAREER Development Program: Sediment Transport and Trappingin Estuaries, Southeastern United States GEO 9727348
MA Boston College Snapper Marc CAREER: The Development of New Matathesis-Based Processes MPS 9702512
MA Boston University Jackson Bruce CAREER: Enhancement of Minority Research Opportunities Through the Full Integration of Research and Teaching Experiences BIO 9707644
MA Harvard University Gortler Steven CAREER: Light: A Fundamental Primitive for Computer Graphics CSE 9703399
MA MIT Hammond Paula CAREER: Control Through Molecular Design in Engineering: Molecular Order and Function from Ionic Multilayers of Liquid Crystal Polymers ENG 9702752
MA MIT Lapidoth Amos CAREER: "Universally Robust Communication over Unknown Channels" CSE 9702015
MA MIT Sarma Sanjay CAREER: A Research and Teaching Plan for Computer Integrated Manufacturing ENG 9702913
MA MIT Spearing S CAREER: Modeling The Failure of Advanced Materials ENG 9702399
MA MIT Spielman Daniel CAREER: Computationally Efficient Error-Correcting Codes and Their Applications CSE 9701304
MA MIT Thornton Anna CAREER: Variation Risk Management Early in the Product Development Process ENG 9702662
MA Mount Holyoke College Woodard Craig CAREER: Steroid Regulation of Development in Drosophila BIO 9722205
MA Northeastern University Hopwood Jeffrey CAREER: Research and Education Program Based on a Novel Microplasma Source ENG 9701916
MA Northeastern University Messac Achille CAREER: Development of Physical Programming for Robust Computational Design ENG 9702248
MA Northeastern University Wadia-Fascetti Sara CAREER: Predicting Bridge Life-Cycle Deterioration By Integrating Condition States with System Performance ENG 9702656
MA Tufts University Kim Bruce CAREER: Testing of Integrated Passive Components and Interconnects in MCM Substrates CSE 9701871
MA Tufts University Utz Arthur CAREER: Vibrational-State Selected Studies of Gas-Surface Reactions: Strategies for Chemical Control of Gas-Surface Reactivity MPS 9703392
MA U of Massachusetts Amherst Karri Ramesh CAREER: Computer Aided Design Tools for Fault-Tolerant and Highly-Reliable Scalable VLSI Systems CSE 9702676
MA U of Massachusetts Amherst Kazmer David CAREER: Incorporation of Engineering Analysis Within Design Synthesis ENG 9702797
MA U of Massachusetts Amherst Rotello Vincent CAREER: Model Systems for Flavoenzyme Activity. Recognition and Catalysis within Sol-Gel Matrices MPS 9703466
MA U of Massachusetts Amherst Sitaraman Ramesh CAREER: Communication in Parallel and Distributed Systems CSE 9703017
MA U of Massachusetts Amherst Vlachos Dionisios CAREER: A Multiscale Hierarchical Approach to Reaction Processes and Its Integration Into the Curriculum ENG 9702615
MA Worcester Polytech Inst McNeill John CAREER: Research in Low Noise Integrated Circuit Design for Telecommunication Systems CSE 9701408
MA Worcester Polytech Inst Ribeiro Fabio CAREER: Educational and Research Opportunities in Environmental Engineering: Catalysis as a Tool for Solving Environmental Problems ENG 9702699

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MARYLAND) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MD Johns Hopkins University Cauwenberghs Gert CAREER: Engineering Research and Education in Analog VLSI Parallel Computational Systems CSE 9702346
MD Johns Hopkins University Gerdes David CAREER: Studies in Hadron Collider Physics MPS 9702698
MD Johns Hopkins University Herman Cila CAREER: Towards using Vorticies in Flow Control for Heat Transfer Enhancement--Tomographic Heat Transfer Measurements in Transient 3-D Flow ENG 9702943
MD Johns Hopkins University Van Zandt Trisha CAREER: Information Processing Models of Memory Retrieval and Response Priming SBE 9702291
MD Johns Hopkins University van Zanten John CAREER: Complex Fluids Dynamics: A Research and Education Program ENG 9702413
MD Johns Hopkins University Weihs Timothy P CAREER: Fabrication & Characterization of Reactive Multi- layer Foils for Joining Application and Development of a Database for Classroom Demonstrations MPS 9702546
MD U of MD Baltimore County Adali Tulay CAREER: Maximum Partial Likelihood Methods for Communications CSE 9703161
MD U of MD Baltimore County Ross Julia CAREER: Receptor-Mediated Bacterial Adhesion to Extra- cellular Matrix ENG 9702985
MD U of MD College Park Harris Michael CAREER: Electrohydrostatics, Electrohydrodynamics and Microstructural Evolution During Electrodispersion Precipitation MPS 9700860
MD U of MD College Park Hollingsworth Jeffrey CAREER: Online Measurement, Evaluation, and Adaptation of Parallel Applications CSE 9703212
MD U of MD College Park Kahn Jason CAREER: New Approaches to the Structure and Function of Higher-Order Protein-DNA Complexes BIO 9722371
MD U of MD College Park Kiger Kenneth CAREER: Measurement and Analysis of Particle/Turbulence Interaction within Two-Phase Flows ENG 9702723
MD U of MD College Park Mead Patricia CAREER: Reliability and Failure Analysis of Optoelectronic Devices ENG 9702329
MD U of MD College Park Torrents Alba CAREER: Immobilization of Enzymes for Detoxification of Organic Compounds ENG 9702603
MD U of MD College Park Walsh Gregory CAREER: Design and Simulation Tools for Networked Control of Nonlinear Systems ENG 9702717

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MAINE) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
ME University of Maine Agouris Peggy CAREER/EPSCoR: Geospatial Database-Driven Extraction of Information from Digital Aerial Imagery CSE 9702233

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MICHIGAN) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MI Hope College Sanford Elizabeth CAREER: The Polymerization of Small and Large Ring Propellanes and the Incorporation of Materials Science into the Hope College Curriculum MPS 9701800
MI Hope College Thelen Darryl CAREER: Biomechanical Analyses of Balance Recovery During Falls in Young and Old Adults ENG 9702275
MI Mich Technological Univ Nemiroff Robert CAREER: Towards Understanding the Temporal Universe MPS 9701716
MI Mich Technological Univ Swenson Douglas CAREER: Optimization of Glass Forming Ability of Metallic Amorphous Alloys Using Multi-Component Phase Diagram Modeling MPS 9702263
MI Michigan State University Hamilton Stephen CAREER: Hydrologic Regulation of Wetland Biogeochemistry and Ecology and the Impacts of Climate Change BIO 9701714
MI Michigan State University Liu Jianguo CAREER: A Systems Approach to Assessing Impacts of Multiple Human Activities on Panda Habitat in Wolong Nature Reserve Landscape BIO 9702684
MI Michigan State University Nowak Robert CAREER: Wavelet-Based Nonlinear Digital Signal Processing CSE 9701692
MI Michigan State University Torng Eric CAREER: Multi-threaded Research and Education CSE 9701679
MI University of Michigan Arruda Ellen CAREER: Faculty Early Career Development Program ENG 9702884
MI University of Michigan McKay Timothy CAREER: Application of Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data to Gravitational Lensing Studies and the Enhancement of Science Education MPS 9703282
MI University of Michigan Sastry Ann CAREER: Fibrous Network Optimization: A Unified Approach ENG 9702065
MI Wayne State University Mao Guangzhao CAREER: Monolayer Templated Growth of Organic Crystals ENG 9703102
MI Wayne State University Yesiller Nazli CAREER: Nondestructive Evaluation of Geomembranes ENG 9701947

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MINNESOTA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MN U of Minnesota-Twin Cities Bischof John C. CAREER: Establishing the Efficacy of Cryomyolysis - Cryosurgery of Uterine Fibroids ENG 9703326
MN U of Minnesota-Twin Cities Spivak Marla CAREER: Neuroethology of Hygienic Behavior BIO 9722416
MN U of Minnesota-Twin Cities Stein Andreas CAREER: Soft Chemical Synthesis of Porous Materials Based on Cluster-Network Structures MPS 9701507

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MISSOURI) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MO U of Missouri Columbia Lieman Daniel Evaluation of L-series and Explorations in Mathematics MPS 9700542
MO U of Missouri Rolla Tikku Ashok CAREER: On the Design of Randomized Algorithms for Robust Control Problems ENG 9702963
MO Washington University Sandholm T.W. CAREER: Coalition Formation Among Self-Interested Computationally Limited Agents CSE 9703122
MO Washington University Xi Ning CAREER: Intelligent Planning and Control of Robotic Systems in a Perceptive Frame CSE 9703149

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MISSISSIPPI) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MS University of Mississippi Rheingans Penny CAREER: Multivariate Visualization of Importance-Varying Data CSE 9703251

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (MONTANA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
MT University of Montana Opitz David CAREER/PECASE: A Knowledge-Based Approach to Real-World Data Analysis CSE 9702901
MT University of Montana Samuels D CAREER: DNA Replication and Telomere Maintenance BIO 9722408

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NORTH CAROLINA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NC Duke University Astrachan Owen CAREER: Using and Developing Design Patterns in Undergraduate Computer Science Courses CSE 9702550
NC Duke University Laursen Tod CAREER: Physical Descriptions and Numerical Strategies for Transient Interfacial Mechanics ENG 9703356
NC Duke University Lebeck Alvin CAREER: Informed Caching Environment CSE 9702547
NC Duke University Littman Michael CAREER: Planning Under Uncertainty in Large Domains CSE 9702576
NC Duke University Setton Lori CAREER: Mechanical Function of Residual Stresses in Anulus Fibrosus ENG 9703299
NC North Carolina State U Blondin John CAREER: Astrophysics, Computers, and Education MPS 9702908
NC North Carolina State U Cornman Charles Career: Interactions of Metal Ions with Biological Systems MPS 9702873
NC North Carolina State U Frey Henry CAREER: New Methods for Systems Analysis of Environmental Technologies ENG 9701502
NC North Carolina State U Lee Yuan-Shin CAREER: Manufacturing-Driven Geometric Analysis and Prototyping: An Investigation of Computational Manufacturing ENG 9702374
NC North Carolina State U Lester James CAREER: Multimedia Explanation Generation for Knowledge-Based Learning Environments CSE 9701503
NC North Carolina State U Roberts William CAREER: Influence of Unsteady Stretch on Premixed Flame Kernel Growth ENG 9702277
NC North Carolina State U Rouskas George CAREER: Towards an All-Optical Network Infrastructure: Interconnection of Photonic WDM Broadcast-and-Select Local Area Networks CSE 9701113
NC U of NC Chapel Hill Tsui Frank CAREER: Research and Education in Materials Physics MPS 9703419

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NORTH DAKOTA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
ND U of North Dakota Mallik Sanku CAREER: New Methods of Creating Artifical Receptors for Proteins MPS 9701975

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NEBRASKA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NE U of Nebraska-Lincoln Ryan Sarah CAREER: Deterministic Approximations in Rolling Horizon Procedures under Forecast Uncertainty ENG 9701403
NE U of Nebraska-Lincoln Williams Robert CAREER: Abrasive Flow Machining ENG 9701941

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NEW HAMPSHIRE) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NH Dartmouth College Glueck David CAREER: Metal-Mediated Formation and Cleavage of Phosphorus-Carbon Bonds MPS 9701860

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NEW JERSEY) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NJ Princeton University Singh Jaswinder CAREER: Applications-driven Research in Multiprocessor Architecture and Software Systems CSE 9702115
NJ Rutgers, The State Univ Glumac Nick CAREER: Non-agglomerated Nanoparticle Synthesis in Low Pressure Flames ENG 9703357
NJ Rutgers, The State Univ Stevenson Suzanne CAREER: Modeling Linguistic Competence and Performance in a Hybrid Connectionist Framework CSE 9702331

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NEW MEXICO) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NM New Mexico St University Aluru Srinivas CAREER: Parallel Algorithms and Software for Irregular Scientific Applications CSE 9702991
NM New Mexico St University Liu Qing-Huo CAREER: Efficient Numerical Solutions in Geophysical Subsurface Sensing ENG 9702195
NM NM Inst of Mining & Tech Fuierer Paul CAREER--Metalorganic Molecular Structure as a Template for Anisotropic Thin Film Ceramics: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Materials Processing and Education MPS 9702589
NM University of New Mexico Pearlmutter Barak CAREER: Bayesian Source Separation and Localization Using Modular Neural Networks CSE 9702311


FY 97 CAREER Awardees (NEW YORK) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
NY Calspan UB Res Ctr Hornbuckle Keri CAREER: Dynamics of Gas-Phase Persistent Organic Chemicals: An Investigation of the Effect of Climate Using a Controlled Chamber ENG 9702532
NY Clarkson University Yamamuro Jerry CAREER: Fines Induced Liquefaction in Alluvial Sands and Geotechnical Engineering Education ENG 9701467
NY Columbia University Bramel Julien CAREER: Analysis of Production/Distribution Systems ENG 9702596
NY Columbia University Chen Fangruo CAREER: Mechanisms for Coordination and Information Sharing in Supply Chains: The Challenges of Uncertainties and Product Variety SBE 9702461
NY Columbia University Eleftheriadis Alexandros CAREER: Theory, Software Tools, and Applications for Algorithmic Visual Information Representation CSE 9703163
NY Columbia University Palmer Arthur CAREER: Structural Studies of Transcription Regulation by RNA-Protein Interactions BIO 9722392
NY Cornell University State Delaney Terrence CAREER: Molecular Genetic Dissection of Plant Induced Resistance to Disease BIO 9722377
NY Cornell University-Endowed Conroy Carol Career Integrated Programming in Science, Mathematics, and Agricultural Science Teacher Education EHR 9701828
NY Cornell University-Endowed Flanagan Eanna CAREER: Research and Education in Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Gravitation Physics MPS 9722189
NY Cornell University-Endowed Hemami Sheila CAREER: Robust Visual Communications for Packet Networks CSE 9703177
NY Cornell University-Endowed Kleinberg Jon CAREER: Algorithmic Methods for Networks CSE 9701399
NY Cornell University-Endowed Miller Matthew CAREER: Linking Processing Practice to the Performance of Materials in Design ENG 9702017
NY Cornell University-Endowed Nozick Linda CAREER: The Integration of Education & Research in Transportation Engineering ENG 9702561
NY Cornell University-Endowed Seshadri Praveen CAREER: Database Query Processing for Complex Data Types CSE 9702149
NY Cornell University-Endowed Suzuki Yuri CAREER: Novel High Magnetoresistance Oxide Thin Film Materials MPS 9701581
NY Cornell University-Endowed von Eicken Thorsten CAREER: Developing Secure Systems for Network Appliances CSE 9702755
NY CUNY Hunter College Bargonetti Jill CAREER: Growth Control Regulated by p53 and MDM2. BIO 9722262
NY New York University Anatharaman Thomas CAREER: Statistical Search Techniques for Human Genome and Computer Chess CSE 9702071
NY New York University Tabak Esteban Nonlinear Mechanics for Energy Transfer in the Atmosphere and the Ocean MPS 9701751
NY Polytechnic Univ of NY Pan Zigang CAREER: Multi-Variable Optimality-Guided Robust Adaptive Control Design - A Game Theoretic Approach ENG 9702702
NY Rensselaer Polytech Inst Bennett Kristin CAREER: Optimization Methods for Higher-Order Learning Machines CSE 9702306
NY SUNY Col Buffalo Patra Abani CAREER: Integrated Research & Education in the Use of HPC for Realistic Simulations CSE 9702947
NY SUNY Stony Brook Longtin Jon CAREER: Novel Laser-liquid Technology for Processing and Measurement ENG 9702644
NY SUNY Stony Brook Swift Terrance CAREER: Principles, Practice, and Applications of Tabled Logic Programs CSE 9702681
NY SUNY Stony Brook Zhang Minghua Developing Data Products from Field Experiments to Interface with Physical Parameterizations in GCMs GEO 9701950
NY Syracuse University Doerr Helen Career Student Modelers - A study of Technology Enhanced Modeling Activities EHR 9722235
NY Syracuse University Marolf Donald CAREER: Critical Issues in Quantum Gravity MPS 9722362
NY Syracuse University Middleton A. Alan CAREER: Dynamics and Phase Space Structure of Condensed Matter Systems with Mesoscopic Degrees of Freedom MPS 9702242
NY Syracuse University Patterson William CAREER: Paleoclimate and Life-History: Isotopic Evidence From Microscale Variations in S13C and S18O Values of Otoliths and Biogenic Phosphates GEO 9702283
NY Syracuse University Ruhlandt-Senge Karin CAREER: Organoalkaline-earth Derivatives MPS 9702246
NY University of Rochester Albonesi David CAREER: Architectural Optimization of High Performance Microprocessor-Based Systems CSE 9701915
NY University of Rochester Dwarkadas Sandhya CAREER: Enhanced Software Distributed Shared Memory as a Compiler Target CSE 9702466
NY University of Rochester Frank Adam CAREER: Understanding Stellar Overflows MPS 9702484
NY University of Rochester Hodgson Douglas CAREER: Efficient and Robust Semiparametric Estimation in Time Series Models SBE 9701959
NY University of Rochester Ogihara Mitsunori CAREER: Foundations of DNA Computing CSE 9701911

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (OHIO) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
OH Case Western Reserve Akerib Daniel A Research and Development Plan: Detecting WIMP Dark Matter and Developing Physics and Cosmology Exhibits with the Great Lakes Science Center MPS 9722414
OH Kent State University Tubergen Michael CAREER: High Resolution Microwave Spectroscopy of Amino AcidDerivatives MPS 9700833
OH Ohio State Univ Res Fdn Johnson Joel CAREER: Surface Scattering Effects in Mine Detection and Remote Sensing Systems ENG 9701678
OH Ohio State Univ Res Fdn Miller Renee CAREER: Managing Schematic Heterogeneity in Database Management Systems CSE 9702974
OH Ohio State Univ Res Fdn Wang Yunzhi CAREER: Simulating the Evolution of Advanced Microstructure MPS 9703044
OH Ohio State Univ Res Fdn Washington Gregory CAREER: Design, Modeling, and Development of Active Aperture Antennas ENG 9701793
OH Ohio University Statler Thomas CAREER: Excavating the Dynamical Fossil Record in Elliptical Galaxies: New Directions for Southeast Ohio MPS 9703036
OH U of Cincinnati Smirniotis Panagiotis CAREER: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Evaluation of Novel Dealuminated Zeolite-based Catalysts for the Alkylation of i-Butane with 2-Butene ENG 9702081
OH University of Akron Husain Iqbal CAREER: Power Electronics and Motor Drives Technology Enhancement Through Education and Research ENG 9702370

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (OKLAHOMA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
OK Oklahoma State University Cushman John CAREER: Genetic Analysis of Crassulacean Acid Metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum BIO 9722285
OK Oklahoma State University Hatcliff John CAREER: A Partial Evaluation Tool Set for Automatically Customizing Adaptable Software CSE 9701418
OK Oklahoma State University Street W. Nick CAREER: Mathematical Optimization for Inductive Machine Learning CSE 9701992
OK U of Oklahoma Wurman Joshua CAREER: Bistatic and Mobile Multiple-Doppler Technique Development and Educational Laboratory GEO 9703032
OK University of Tulsa Sen Sandip CAREER: Learning to Cooperate and Compete CSE 9702672

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (OREGON) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
OR Oregon State University Dickenson Stephen CAREER: Soil Improvement for Mitigating Seismic Hazards to Waterfront Retaining Structures ENG 9702744
OR Oregon State University Rothermel Gregg CAREER: Testing and Maintaining Evolving Software Systems CSE 9703108
OR U of Oregon Eugene Hutchison James CAREER: Investigations of Ordered Conducting Polymer Solids and Nanostructures: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Research and Teaching MPS 9702726
OR U of Oregon Eugene Lonergan Mark CAREER: Conjugated Ionomers: Synthesis, Self-Doping, and New Device Architectures MPS 9703311
OR U of Oregon Eugene Malle Bertram CAREER: The Folk Theory of Behavior: Implications for Social Perception and Interaction SBE 9703315
OR U of Oregon Eugene Manga Michael (CAREER) Career Development in Geological and Environmental Fluid Mechanics GEO 9701768

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (PENNSYLVANIA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
PA Carnegie Mellon University Blanton Ronald CAREER: Development of a MEMS Testing Methodology CSE 9702678
PA Carnegie Mellon University Choset Howard CAREER/REU: Complete Sensor Based Planning for Highly Articulated Robots CSE 9702768
PA Carnegie Mellon University Peteanu Linda CAREER: Spectroscopic Probes of Excited-State Proton Transfer Reactions MPS 9702153
PA Drexel University Soroush Masoud CAREER: Multi-Rate Model-Based Control of Nonlinear Processes ENG 9703278
PA Juniata College Keeney Jill CAREER: The Research Integrated Curriculum Involving A Molecular Study of Retrotransposition BIO 9722274
PA Lehigh University Nied Herman CAREER: Engineering Thermoplastics for Load Bearing Applications ENG 9702443
PA Lehigh University Schulte Michael CAREER: Hardware Support for Accurate and Reliable Numerical Computations CSE 9703421
PA PA St U University Park Jenkins Gregory Investigating Climate Variability and Climate Change in West Africa Using Coupled Global-Regional Climate Models GEO 9702607
PA PA St U University Park Liu Ying CAREER: Mesoscopic Physics of Disordered Superconductors: An Arena for Research and Education MPS 9702661
PA PA St U University Park Maranas Costas CAREER: Optimization Under Property Prediction Uncertainity in Molecular Design ENG 9701771
PA PA St U University Park Marden James Career: Evolution of Insect Flight BIO 9722196
PA PA St U University Park Marsh Eric CAREER: Investigation and Improvement of Precision Manufacturing Machines by Structural and Process Modeling ENG 9702897
PA PA St U University Park Matsoukas Themis CAREER: Plasma Colloids ENG 9702653
PA PA St U University Park Sivasubramaniam Anand CAREER: Realizing Cost-effective Parallel Systems Using an Application-driven Approach CSE 9701475
PA PA St U University Park Xi Xiaoxing CAREER: Low Loss, Tunable Ferroelectric Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition MPS 9702632
PA PA St U University Park Zhang X CAREER: Non-Integrated Circuits Micro-Manufacturing: Integrated Research and Education ENG 9703426
PA U of Pennsylvania Margulies Susan CAREER: Mechanically-Induced Dysfunction: From the Cell to the Organ ENG 9702088
PA U of Pennsylvania Nettles Scott CAREER: Advancing Experimental Computer Science in Storage Management and Education CSE 9702107
PA U of Pennsylvania Rappe Andrew CAREER: Theoretical Studies of the Electronic, Structural, and Vibrational Properties of Molecule-Surface Systems MPS 9702514
PA U of Pittsburgh Banerjee Sujata CAREER: Application Performance Guarantees in High Speed Networks CSE 9702389
PA U of Pittsburgh Johnson J. Karl CAREER: Engineering New Adsorbents for Gas Storage Applications ENG 9702239
PA U of Pittsburgh Levy Jeremy CAREER: Atomic-Scale Optical Microscopy of Ferroelectric, Quantum Paraelectric and Ferromagnetic Films MPS 9701725
PA U of Pittsburgh Moir Mark CAREER: Transparent Support for Efficient, Wait-Free Transactions in Shared-Memory Multiprocessors CSE 9702767
PA U of Pittsburgh Snoke David CAREER: Coherent Optics with Excitions: A Program of Photonics MPS 9722239

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (PUERTO RICO) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
PR U of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Cruz-Rivera Jose CAREER: Optoelectronic Multicomputer Communication Systems Modeling and K-12 Teacher Training and Enhancement: A Career Development Plan ENG 9703006
PR U of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Gonzalez Cruz Jorge CAREER: Characterization of Liquid Sprays Impacting Hot Surfaces in Cooling Applications: Emphasis on the Pre-Impact Process ENG 9703062
PR U of Puerto Rico Mayaguez Velez-Reyes Miguel CAREER: Parameter Estimation for Ill-Conditioned Systems with Application to Electric Drives and Power Systems ENG 9702860
PR U of Puerto Rico Med Sci Miller Mark CAREER: Neuropeptides and Motivated Behavior: Neuroethological Studies BIO 9722349

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (RHODE ISLAND) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
RI Brown University Netzer Robert CAREER: Principles and Practices of Program Instumentation CSE 9702188
RI Brown University Zaslavsky Alexander CAREER: Strain Effects in Semiconductor Nanostructures MPS 9702725

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (SOUTH CAROLINA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
SC Clemson University Franklin Manoj CAREER: Transcending the Limits to ILP Processing CSE 9702569
SC Clemson University Thompson Lonny CAREER: A Space-Time Finite Element Method for Structural Acoustics ENG 9702082
SC U of SC Columbia Goni Miguel Non-point Sources of Dissolved Organic Matter to the Ocean: Groundwaters from Coastal Soils and Sediments GEO 9701940
SC U of SC Columbia Kosanovich Karlene CAREER: Studies in the Transition Control of Multi-Product Chemical Reactors ENG 9703252

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (SOUTH DAKOTA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
SD South Dakota State Univ Galipeau David CAREER: Research and Education in Microsensors ENG 9701513

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (TENNESSEE) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
TN U of Tennessee Knoxville Dadmun Mark CAREER: A Systematic Study of Miscible and Immiscible Polymer Blends Containing a Liquid Crystalline Polymer MPS 9702313
TN U of Tennessee Knoxville Plank James CAREER: Algorithms and Tools for Fault Tolerance and Migration in Distributed Computing Environments CSE 9703390
TN Vanderbilt University Kaszynski Piotr CAREER: Design and Synthesis of Boron-Containing Liquid Crystals for Optoelectronic Applications MPS 9703002
TN Vanderbilt University Mcnair Rodney Career Socio-cultural Development of Mathematics Discourse as a Framework for the Design of Mathematics Instruction EHR 9722480
TN Vanderbilt University Perakis Ilias CAREER: Coulomb-induced Dynamics in the Nonlinear Optical Spectra of Low-dimensional Systems: Beyond Mean Field Theory ENG 9703453

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (TEXAS) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
TX Texas A&M U Research Fdn DeRose Victoria CAREER: Metal-Binding Sites in Nucleic Acids and Polymerases MPS 9702100
TX Texas Engineering Exp Sta Choi Gwan CAREER: Measurement and Experimental Analysis of Computer Dependability CSE 9702111
TX Texas Engineering Exp Sta Darmofal David CAREER: Multigrid Methods for Convection-Dominated Flows on Distributed Architectures CSE 9702435
TX Texas Tech University Wunsch Donald CAREER: Adaptive Intelligent Agents for the Internet ENG 9702251
TX Texas Woman's University Conrad-Webb Heather CAREER: A Polymerase Switch in the Synthesis of rRNA in Yeast BIO 9722253
TX U of Houston Grigoriadis K CAREER: Control and Integrated Design of Mechanical Systems via Linear Matrix Inequality Based Methods ENG 9702733
TX U of Houston Herbordt Martin CAREER: Integrating Architecture-Level Simulation with Industrial CAD Tools for Prototyping High-Performance Coprocessors CSE 9702483
TX U of Texas Arlington Gmytrasiewicz Piotr CAREER: Commonality in Multiagent Systems: Protocols and Languages CSE 9702132
TX U of Texas Austin Aziz Adnan CAREER: Formal Methods in VLSI System Design CSE 9702919
TX U of Texas Austin Evans Brian CAREER: Scalable Software and Hardware for Image and Video Processing Systems CSE 9702707
TX U of Texas Austin Ezekoye Ofodike CAREER: Control of Soot Growth Dynamics by Strong Tunable Acoustic Fields ENG 9702327
TX U of Texas Austin Morton David CAREER: Optimization Under Uncertainty: Monte Carlo Sampling-Based Techniques for Stochastic Programming ENG 9702217
TX U of Texas Austin Taleff Eric CAREER: Enhanced Ductility Aluminum Alloys: An Economical Alternative for Superplastic Forming MPS 9702156
TX U of Texas Austin Touba Nur CAREER: Design-For-Testability in Core-Based Designs CSE 9702236
TX William Marsh Rice Univ Colvin Vicki CAREER: The Physical Chemistry of Disordered Nanostructures MPS 9702520
TX William Marsh Rice Univ Kavraki Lydia CAREER: Robot Algorithms for the Physical World CSE 9702288

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (UTAH) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
UT University of Utah Broadie Kendal CAREER: Genetic Investigation of Integrin Function at the Synapse BIO 9722213
UT University of Utah Clayton Dale CAREER: Adaptive Basis of Host-Parasite Cospeciation BIO 9703003
UT University of Utah McLaughlin Richard Mathematical Fluid Dynamics and Education Turbulent Transport, Combustion, and Compressible Convection MPS 9701942
UT University of Utah Riloff Ellen CAREER: Building Conceptual Natural Language Processing Systems for Practical Applications CSE 9704240

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (VIRGINIA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
VA College of William & Mary Brown Reggie CAREER: Connecting Phenomenological Models to First Principles Physics MPS 9722367
VA Old Dominion University Dodge Gail CAREER: Pion Electroproduction on Light Nuclei MPS 9722277
VA University of Virginia Brandt-Pearce Maite CAREER: Optimizing Fiber-Optic Communication Systems Through Analytical Modeling of Linear and Nonlinear Signal Degradations CSE 9703347
VA University of Virginia Liu Hui CAREER: Signal Processing for Software Radio Wireless Systems CSE 9703074
VA University of Virginia Majewski Steven CAREER: The Stellar Phase Space and Abundance Distributions of the Stars of the Milky Way MPS 9702521
VA University of Virginia Neurock Matthew CAREER: Molecular Engineering of Catalytic Surface Chemistry Through First-Principles Simulation ENG 9702762
VA University of Virginia Stan Mircea CAREER: Advances in Theory, Design Methods, and CAD for Low-Power VLSI CSE 9703440
VA VA Polytechnic Inst & St U Lesko John CAREER: Connecting the Engineering Profession and Society ENG 9702257

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (VERMONT) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
VT U of Vermont Bierman Paul (CAREER) Timing and Distribution of Erosion and Extreme Hydrologic Events GEO 9702643

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (WASHINGTON) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
WA U of Washington Armbrust E CAREER: Control of Sexual Reproduction in Marine Diatoms: A Molecular and Genetic Approach GEO 9702158
WA U of Washington Beeson Craig CAREER: Kinetic Studies of T-Cell Activation BIO 9722374
WA U of Washington Reid Philip CAREER:Elucidating the Reaction Dynamics of Environmentally Important Halogenated Compounds MPS 9701717
WA Washington State Univ Mayaram Kartikeya CAREER: An Integrated Technology/Circuit CAD Environment for High Performance Communication Systems CSE 9702292

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (WISCONSIN) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
WI Marquette University Reid Scott CAREER: Linear and Nonlinear Spectroscopic Probes of Energetic Free Radicals MPS 9702803
WI U of Wisconsin Madison Ferrier Nicola CAREER: Sensor Management in Intelligent Motion Control Systems and Learning About Intelligent Machines Using a Problem Based Approach CSE 9703352
WI U of Wisconsin Madison Marler Catherine CAREER: The Social Environment and Developmental Plasticityin Vasopressin Neurochemical Pathways BIO 9703309
WI U of Wisconsin Madison Robertson Gail CAREER: Molecular Basis of Potassium Channel Function in the Nervous System BIO 9722378
WI U of Wisconsin Madison Suchman Mark An Institutional Ecology of Law Firms in Silicon Valley SBE 9702605
WI U of Wisconsin Milwaukee McRoy Susan CAREER: Integrating Multiple Knowledge Sources for Robust Human-Machine Communication CSE 9701617
WI University of Wisconsin Sy Nealey Paul CAREER: Molecular Interfacial Engineering for Advanced Applications ENG 9703207

FY 97 CAREER Awardees (WEST VIRGINIA) up
State Institution PI Last Name PI First Name Title Directorate Award ID
WV WV Univ Research Corp Mohler Debra CAREER: Novel Materials Based on Metal-Terpyridyl Building Blocks MPS 9702753





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