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Grants, Awards, and Publications
Ahmed Amer, JoAnne Holliday (Computer Engineering) and a group of collaborators including former faculty member Thomas Schwarz will have a paper based on their shingled disk research published in the IEEE Transactions on Magnetics.
Angelo Ancheta (School of Law) has received a $7,000 subcontract from Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County prime Silicon Valley Community Foundation to support "South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network."
Eduardo Fernandez, S.J., (Jesuit School of Theology) has received $20,000 from the Jesuit Conference, Inc. to support "Social and International Ministries."
David Hess (Biology) was awarded a grant from the Molecular and Cellular Evolution panel of the National Science Foundation. The grant, which sums to $600,000 over a three year span, will go towards his research on evolutionary patterns in Saccaromyces cerevisiae, more commonly known as yeast.
Hohyun Lee (Mechanical Engineering) has received $18,510 from Ultora, Incorporated to support "Ultracapacitors Prepared from Powdered Graphene Using a PTFE Binder."
Michael McCarthy, S.J., (Ignatian Center for Jesuit Education) has received $30,000 from Y and H Soda Foundation to support "Companions in Ignatian Service and Spirituality."
Susan Popko (International Programs)was awarded the IES Abroad Professional Development Award at the IES Annual Conference.
Sandra Schneiders (Jesuit School of Theology)received the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities’ 2013 Monika K. Hellwig Award for outstanding contributions to Catholic intellectual life.
Sukhi Singh (Civil Engineering) was invited to contribute a chapter, “Sustainable Solutions for an Environmentally and Socially Just Society,” to a book on EcoSystems.
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