Projects

The list includes current and recent (last five years; 2016-2020) support, out of a career total of over $14 million. 

National Science Foundation (September 2016 – August 2022): Peach State LSAMP – Extending the STEM pipeline in the Peach State: Mentorship, research and graduate school. 

Fulbright Grant Award (Academic Year 2020/2021): Teaching (Foundations of Engineering Research and Development Engineering & Sustainability) and research (Usability Studies of Digital Solutions in Rural Settings) in Uganda. 

National Science Foundation (April 2017 – March 2021): Peach State LSAMP bridges to the doctorate program. 

United States Agency for International Development (June 2018 – September 2020): Intervention in low guinea fowl productivity and related products consumption in Burkina Faso. 

University of Georgia Office of International Education – Global Research Collaboration Grant Program (January – December 2019): Biomedical technology research resources development – Saliva in early point-of-care (POC) diagnosis of diseases in low-resource settings.

United States Agency for International Development (December 2013 – March 2018): Renewable-energy-powered evaporative cooler for smallholder farmers. 

Vicapsys (November 2016 – October 2017): 3D Islet culture. 

National Science Foundation (September 2011-August 2016): Strengthening the STEM Pipeline in the Peach State: Recruitment, retention and research.