Research Contracts, Grants and Proposals
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Dr. John Peeples Selected As Summer Research Fellow By Office of Naval Research
Enhancing Undergraduate Civil Engineering Opportunities for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Minorities and Female Students in South Carolina, National Science Foundation, 2011
2011 Workshop on Power and Energy- July 8-12, 2011
Dr. John Peeples was selected as a summer research fellow by the Office of Naval Research. Roughly 100 fellows were selected nationwide to conduct research at various Naval labs during the summer. Dr. Peeples' research will be conducted at SPAWAR-Atlantic in North Charleston, SC.
Bower, K.C., Davis, W.J, and Warner, J., Enhancing Undergraduate Cilvil Engineering Opportunities for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Minorities and Female Students in South Carolina, National Science Foundation, 2011 awarded $593,254. The funding cycle for this award began August 1st, 2011. This new program, ExCEL-SC (Excellence in Civil Engineering Leadership for South Carolina) will provide many new and exciting opportunities for minorities, women, and socioeconomically disadvantaged students interested in earning a civil engineering degree. ExCEL-SC will provide selected, qualified students with annual funding up to $10,000, which when combined with other scholarship resources may cover the majority of the cost of tuition at The Citadel. We are currently recruiting students for the 2012-2013 school year.
Drs. Mark McKinney and John Peeples were awarded NSF grants that funded their participation in the 2011 Workshop on Power and Energy at the Georgia Tech Hotel from July 8-12, 2011. The workshop was co-sponsored by NSF and the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head Association (ECEDHA).