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Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track 4

Program: NSF EPSCoR
Deadline: TBD

NSF RII Track 4, or EPSCoR Research Fellows, provides opportunities for non-tenured investigators to develop their research potential though extended collaborative visits to the nation’s premier private, governmental, or academic research centers to learn new techniques, benefit from access to unique equipment and facilities, in hopes of taking their research in new directions. It is hoped that the experience will provide a foundation for research collaborations that span the recipient’s entire career, and ultimately their institution and jurisdiction.


RII Track 4: A Functional Genomics Approach to Explain the Evolution of Large Bodies and Long Life Spans
Year: 2018
Award Number: 1833065
Period: 10/01/2018 - 09/30/2020
Amount: $134,930
Lead PI: Scott Glaberman
Lead Institution: USA

RII Track 4: Designing Solution-Processed Hybrid Metamaterials via DNA Self-Assembly
Year: 2018
Award Number: 1832898
Period: 10/01/2018 - 09/30/2020
Amount: $246,292
Lead PI: Kannatassen Appavoo
Lead Institution: UAB

RII Track 4: EASE – Functional Electrical Stimulation and Mechanical Actuation of Soft Exoskeletons
Year: 2018
Award Number: 1832993
Period: 09/01/2018 - 08/31/2020
Amount: $250,956
Lead PI: Vishesh Vikas
Lead Institution: UA

RII Track 4: Investigating 3-D Dispersed Smart Antenna Arrays for Nearly Full Spherical Scanning by New Radios (NRs)
Year: 2018
Award Number: 1833016
Period: 10/01/2018 - 9/30/2020
Amount: $170,046
Lead PI: Saeed Latif
Lead Institution: USA

RII Track 4: Peering into Nature’s Glass Boxes – using nano-Raman Spectroscopy to answer Novel Questions in Diatom-focused Environmental Research
Year: 2018
Award Number: 1833053
Period: 10/01/2018 - 09/30/2020
Amount: $121,325
Lead PI: Jeffrey Krause
Lead Institution: Marine Environmental Sciences Consortium

RII Track 4: Big Data and Massive Computation Approaches to Non-Equilibrium Dynamics of Strongly Correlated Materials
Year: 2017
Award Number: 1738698
Period: 9/15/2017 - 8/31/2019
Amount: $222,122
Lead PI: Cheng-Chien Chen
Lead Institution: UAB

RII Track 4: Quantifying Muscle Assembly in Live C. elegans Using Super-Resolution Light Microscopy
Year: 2017
Award Number: 1738564
Period: 9/1/2017 - 8/31/2019
Amount: $128,020
Lead PI: Ryan Littlefield
Lead Institution: USA

RII Track 4: Selection of methylxanthine-responsive aptamers
Year: 2017
Award Number: 1738497
Period: 09/15/2017 - 8/31/2019
Amount: $258,968
Lead PI: Ryan Summers
Lead Institution: UA

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