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2015 and 2016 UMBC Technology Catalyst Fund Awardees

2016

PI

DEPARTMENT

TITLE OF PROPOSAL

AMOUNT AWARDED

Dr. Lee Blaney

Chemical, Biomedical & Environmental Engineering Nutrient Extraction and Recovery Devices (NERDs) $20,000.00

Dr. Lee Boot

Visual Arts MapTU

$22,000.00

Dr. Tim Oates and Kavita Krishnaswamy

Computer Science & Electrical Engineering The Piano Mattress: Flexible and Accessible Suport for the Disabled

$22,000.00

Dr. Manohar Pilli and Chandrasekhar Gurramkonda

Chemical, Biomedical & Environmental Engineering Method for Microscale Manufacturing of Recombinant Proteins from Human Blood

$22,000.00

Dr. Anthoney Farquhar

Mechanical Engineering Streamlining a Heavy Road Vehicle Using Shaped Jet Flow into a Base Cavity

$20,000.00

2015

PI

DEPARTMENT

TITLE OF PROPOSAL

AMOUNT AWARDED

Dr. Chris Geddes

Chemical Lyse-it for the Biochemical Conversion of Microalgae for Biofuels $20,000.00

Dr. Katherine Seley-Radtke

Chemical Flexible Inhibitors of SARS and MERS-CoV

$20,000.00

Dr. Weidong Zhu

Mechanical Wood Utility Pole DamageDetection Identification UsingAcoustic Measurement

$20,000.00

Dr. Leah Tolosa

Chemical, Biomedical & Environmental Engineering Development of a Non-invasive Glucose MonitoringSystem

$17,500.00

Dr. Fow-Sen Choa

Computer Science & Electrical Engineering Focused Stimulator for Noninvasive Neuromodulation

$20,000.00

Dr. Lynn Sparling Physics Closed Loop Control of a 6DOF Pneumatic StewartPlatform

$20,000.00