CONTRACTS & GRANTS
University of Mississippi
velocity impact-environment resistant nanomaterials in space applications, NASA Space Grant, Co-PI, with Al-Ostaz (PI), H.S. Alkhateb,
and A. Rajendran, $715,200, 2013-2015.
and bio-inspired composite materials for mitigation and protection of
TIH railcars and stationary tanks against high power impact, Southeast
Region Research Initiative, Department of Homeland Security,
Co-PI, with A. Al-Ostaz (PI), C.S. Song and
A. Rajendran, $1,001,970, 2010-2011.
material, and geotechnical solutions to levee and floodwall
construction and retrofitting, Southeast
Region Research Initiative, Department of Homeland Security, PI,
and impact resistant composite structures for navy ships, Office of
Naval Research, Co-PI, with P.R. Mantena
(PI) and A. Al-Ostaz, $2,340,000, 2007-2010.
particle reinforced composites for critical infrastructure protection,
Southeast Region Research Initiative, Department of Homeland
Security, Phase I through III, PI, $1,459,339, 2007-2012.
control and stabilization technology for alluvial channels and earthern embankments, USDA Cooperative Agreement, National
Sedimentation Laboratory, PI, $96,259, 2008-2013.
embayment regional ground-water study, University of Memphis/
Environmental Protection Agency, P.I., $68,278, 2006-2007.
response and simulations of nanoparticle-enhanced composites, Office
of Naval Research, Co-PI, with P.R. Mantena
(PI) and A. Al-Ostaz, $75,000, 2006-2007.
Modeling of polymer-carbon nanotube composites at multiple spatial and
time scales, Mississippi Space Grant Consortium, Co-PI, with A.
Al-Ostaz (PI), P.R. Mantena,
C.S. Song and E. Jao, $25,000, 2005.
groundwater modeling for sustainable management of coastal aquifers, National
Science Foundation, PI, $41,313, 2004-2007.
control technology for levees and streambanks, and determination of
sediment-transport rates in diffused and concentrated flows, USDA
Cooperative Agreement, National Sedimentation Laboratory, PI,
with amendments 1-7, $414,963, 2003-2008.
building of the Southeastern Water Resources Research and
Environmental Policy Consortium, Mississippi Water Resources
Research Institute, Co-PI, with E. Holmes (PI), $35,000,
of mechanics of magnetoporoelastic
materials, NASA EPSCoR Research
Infrastructure Grants, PI, $4,000, 2002-2003.
University of Delaware
stability of marine structures under wave loadings, University of
Delaware Research Foundation, PI, $12,000, 1986-1987.
Poroelastic hydraulic fracturing code, Gas Research Institute,
PI, $35,346, 1987.
modeling in multi-aquifer systems, Delaware State Water Resources
Institute Program/U.S. Department of Interior, PI, $15,000, (with
$15,000 matching), 1989-1990.
consideration in in-situ stress determination by micro hydraulic
fracturing, Gas Research Institute, PI, $79,207, 1989-1990.
fate investigation of chromium contamination, New Jersey Department
of Environmental Protection, Co-PI, with C.P. Huang (PI) and H.E.
Allen, $49,767, 1990-1991.
in rock mechanics, University of Oklahoma, PI, $10,000, 1992.
of specific chemical reactions on the transformation and the transport
of chromium in the soil-water system and in concrete walls, New
Jersey Department of Environmental Protection,
Co-PI, with C.P. Huang (PI) and H.E. Allen, $65,895, 1992-1993.
element for poroelastodynamics and soil-structure interaction, NATO
Scientific Affairs Division, PI, with J. Dominguez, 204,000 BF
based regional groundwater modeling systems, U.S. Agency for
International Development, PI, with G. Dagan (Israel), D. Ouazar (Morocco), and O. Lafe (Nigeria), $198,827,
and deterministic analysis of acoustic plane wave reflection from a
random inhomogeneous anisotropic porous seafloor, Office of Naval
Research, Co-PI, with M. Badiey (PI),
of broadband acoustic signals in shallow water, Office of Naval
Research, PI, $15,000 (including a $7,145 subgrant),
modeling for wellhead protection under hydrological and geological
uncertainties, Delaware State Water Resources Institute
Program/U.S. Department of Interior, PI, with A.S. Andres,
$34,000, (with $74,000 matching), 1993-1995.
Poroelastic Effects in Rocks, NSF Rock Mechanics Research Center,
subcontract from University of Oklahoma, PI, $113,800,
and modeling of saltwater intrusion, implemented to Gaza Strip and
Morocco, U.S. Agency for International Development, PI, with S.
Sorek (Israel), S.K. Shaath (Gaza Strip), D.
Ouazar (Morocco), A. Melloul
(Israel), and L. Konikow (USGS), $422,857,
wave reflection and scattering in shallow water sediments, Office
of Naval Research, PI, $95,000, 1993-1996.
and bifurcation of sound propagation in the ocean, Office of Naval
Research, PI, with M. Badiey, $57,000,
mitigation related to floatation of buried pipelines, (travel grant), National
Science Foundation, Co-PI, with P. Ling (PI), $7,000, 1997-1998.
intelligent integrated saltwater intrusion modeling system, U.S.
Agency for International Development, PI, with D. Ouazar (Morocco), G. Dagan (Israel), and I.
Herrera (Mexico), $200,000 (including a $70,000 Israel subgrant), 1995-1998.
water seismo-acoustics of porous seafloor, Office
of Naval Research, PI, $103,525, 1995-1999.
of a lighthouse platform for multivariate environmental monitoring in
estuaries, Delaware Sea Grant College Program, Co-PI, with M. Badiey (PI) and K.-C. Wong, $184,191, plus $10,000
equipment grant from University of Delaware, 1999-2001.
thermoelastic hydraulic fracture design tool for geothermal reservoir
development, Department of Energy, through University of North
Dakota, PI (U. Delaware subcontract), $58,066, with A. Ghassemi (PI) and E. Detournay,
total $201,000, 1999-2001.
of a multivariate environmental monitoring network in Delaware Bay, Delaware
Sea Grant College Program, Co-PI, with M. Badiey
(PI), K.-C. Wong, and Y. Mu, $295,848, 2001-2003.
integral solution of problems in porous-elastic soil consolidation,
Initiation Grant, National Science Foundation, PI, $48,000,