03.27.07 ----- The Research Equipment Program provides funding for major equipment purchases directly used for research. This program requires significant matching funds from external sources or your college/department. Dr. Leverette was granted $62,800 for the purchase of this instrument.
USC's Office of Research and Health Sciences received fourteen REP proposals, requesting a total of $1,233,342, for the Research Equipment Program solicitation. A total of $317,515 for five proposals was awarded. We would like to congratulate the following awarded faculty members:
“Acquisition of a Spectropolarimeter for Circular Dichroism and Magnetic Circular Dichroism Measurements” PI: Dr. John Dawson, Chemistry & Biochemistry Co-PIs: Drs. Sondra Berger, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences; Caryn Outten, Chemistry & Biochemistry; and Frank Outten, Chemistry & Biochemistry
“Test Bed for Investigation of MEMS Sensors, Non-linear Dynamics, and Nanostructures Based Surface Functionalization” PI: Dr. Goutam Koley, Electrical Engineering
“Acquisition of a Glancing Angle Vapor Deposition (GLAD) System” PI: Dr. Chad Leverette, USC Aiken
“Acquisition of a Micro-Compounder for Polymer Materials Research” PI: Dr. Harry Pleohn, Chemical Engineering Co-PI: Dr. Hans-Conrad zur Loye, Chemistry & Biochemistry
“Acquisition of a Long Range HF Radar Surface Current Mapping System” PI: Dr. Richard Styles, Geological Sciences Co-PIs: Drs. Subrahmanyam Bulusu, Geological Sciences; George Voulgaris, Geological Sciences; and Alexander Yankovsky, Geological Sciences