Back to Top
Skip to Site Search Skip to Utility Nav Skip to Top Nav Skip to Left Nav Skip to Content
Close Main Menu

2019 Grant Recipients

FUSE Grant Teams and Research Topics

  • William Balco, assistant professor of anthropology along with students Ethan House and McKenna Johnson – Archaeological Investigation of the prehistoric enclosure ditch at Rice Farm near Dawsonville, Georgia
  • Michael Bender, assistant professor of biology along with student Maggie Woodall – Investigating the influence of small-scale light pollution on bat activity
  • Frank Crittenden, lecturer of biology along with student Elisabeth Bradberry – Using CRISPR genome editing technology to engineer gene deletions in a neuron-derived cancer cell line
  • Gregory Feiden, assistant professor of physics and astronomy along with student Miles Johnson — Mottled Stars: How Does Starspot Surface Coverage Affect Stellar Brightness Variability
  • Lauren Johnson, assistant professor of teacher education along with students Madison Rodriguez and Josue Zavala — RISE Program Research Project
  • Alison Kanak, assistant professor of biology along with student Samantha Kates — Genomic evaluation of novel Mycobacteriophage
  • Abby Meyer, assistant professor of psychological science, Jennifer Mook, associate professor of biology and Natalie Hyslop, associate professor of biology along with students Hailey Echols and Ben Wortman — Pesticides and the Harm They Cause
  • Sonny Mantry, associate professor of physics and astronomy and Mark Spraker, professor of physics along with student Tyler Wilson - Development of computer-generated experiments to analyze the outcome of proton-proton collisions inside a Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Europe.
  • Abigail Neyer, assistant professor of biology — Interactions between physiology, habitat use, and temperature in a long-lived ectothermic vertebrate
  • Thomas Vogel, assistant professor of physics and astronomy – Energy audits of UNG buildings

SUPRE Grant Teams & Research Topics

  • John Dewey, assistant professor of psychological science along with student Siena Dittrich - Applied Lab to exam technology integration factors that enhance statistical learning.
  • Chuck Robertson, professor of psychological science along with student Hannah Johnson - Cognitive Aging Lan that will design and experimentally test natural naming schemes/commands that match hierarchical industry with designs toward improved usability of IoT smarthomes toward developing a single home infrastructure that supports independent living in an aging population.
  • Tyler Harrison, assistant professor of psychological science along with students Ashley Minor and Alletta Morris - Memory Lab will study cognitive ability constructs such as fluid intelligence and working memory as they relate to self-defining memories to establish the construct validity of self-defining memories and particular features of self-defining memories as an operational definition of intelligence.
  • Clayton Teem, professor of psychological science and Phillip Guerty, associate professor of history along with student Christopher Pugel - A study of Jarvi's laws in Georgia regarding the state's mental health procedures and the turbulence of the time period at Central State Hospital from 1840-1880

UNG follows Section 508 Standards and WCAG 2.0 for web accessibility. If you require the content on this web page in another format, please contact the ADA Coordinator.

Back to Top