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Grants, Awards, and Publications
Angelo Ancheta (Law) has received a one-year renewal of $26,645 from the State Bar of California Legal Services Trust Fund Program’s Equal Access Fund. The fund will be used to support the “Consumer Rights Project.”
Cullen Bash, adjunct professor for mechanical engineering, was named Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, a society that promotes art, science, and practice of multidisciplinary engineering and allied sciences around the globe.
Elsa Chen (Political Science) had an article, “In the Furtherance of Justice, Injustice, or Both? A Multilevel Analysis of Courtroom Context and the Implementation of Three Strikes,” accepted for publication in the journal Justice Quarterly.
Chris Kitts (mechanical engineering) and two robotics lab students have had the paper, “Dynamic Guarding of Marine Assets through Cluster Control of Automated Surface Vessels” published in the February 2012 issue of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.
Thane Kreiner (Center for Science, Technology, and Society) has received $199,983 from the World Bank Institute to support "Santa Clara University/World Bank Institute GSBI Online Capacity Development program."
Dan Lewis (computer engineering) is hosting an NSF Showcase presentation about the Exploring Computer Science project in which he and Ruth Davis (computer engineering) are working with 10 San Jose area high schools. The presentation will be held at the 2012 SIGCSE conference in Raleigh, N.C.
Ed Maurer (civil engineering) has received a subcontract in the amount of $50,000 from the UC San Diego/CA Energy Commission to support “Climate Analysis, Monitoring and Modeling: Phase V.”
Catherine Montfort (Modern Languages and Literatures) had an article, “Deuil et écriture: Des phrases courtes, ma chérie de Pierrette Fleutiaux” published in Dalhousie French Studies 94 (Fall 2011).
Catherine Montfort (Modern Languages and Literatures) has been elected a member of the Advisory Board for Pacific Coast Philology, for a 3-year term.
Catherine Montfort (Modern Languages and Literatures) signed a contract in January 2012 with Project Muse to include Women in French Studies as part of the online database, a leading provider of digital humanities and social sciences content.
Sukhmander Singh (civil engineering) has been appointed Associate Editor of The International Journal of Science in Society published by Common Ground Publishers for University of Illinois.
Dr. Cory Wade (English) delivered a lecture on the 14th century Italian poet and author of the Divine Comedy Dante Aligheri at the San Jose Museum of Art. The talk was part of the Museum’s Lunchtime Lecture series.