1. “NSF CAREER: Evolutionary Genomics of Enzymes for Complex Carbohydrate Metabolism,” National Science Foundation, $911,093, PI: Yanbin Yin, July 2017 – June 2022.
  2. “Pricing cyber insurance for a large-scale network,” Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries (CAS/SOA), $20,000, PI: Lei Hua, 2017-2018.
  3. “USDA ARS: Developing Genomics for Tropical Perennial Crops Economically Important to the United States,” United States Department of Agriculture, $90,000, PI: Dapeng Zhang, 2017-2020.
  4. “REU site: Integrated computational and experimental REU site at Northern Illinois University,” National Science Foundation, $275,000, PI: Ralph Wheeler, March 2017 – February 2020.
  5. “Multivariate Analysis for Public Pension Plan Mortality Study and Tables”, The Society of Actuaries, $40,000, PIs: Michelle Xia and Lei Hua, 2016-2018.
  6. “A Proton Radiography System for Optimization of Proton Therapy,” National Institutes of Health, PI: Fritz DeJongh, consortium PI: Nicholas Karonis, $1,983,562, September 2016 – September 2018.
  7. “eSHIVA in IOTA: Experiment on Stochasticity in High Intensity Variable Accelerators”, US Department of Energy, $400,000, PI: S. Chattopadhyay Co-PI: B. Erdelyi, May 2016 – March 2018.
  8. “Development of Ultra-Cold Relativistic Electron Beams at the Quantum Limit for Research and Applications”, National Science Foundation, $560,000, PI: S. Chattopadhyay Co-PI: B. Erdelyi, P. Piot, V. Korampally, August 2015 – August 2018.
  9. “A comprehensive investigation of a transformational integrable optics storage ring as a ‘smart’ rapid cycling synchrotron for high- intensity beams”, Fermilab, $935,000, PI: A. Valishev Co-PI: Chattopadhyay, S., Piot, P., Erdelyi, B., (NIU) and Nagaitsev S., Lebedev, V., Shiltsev, V., May 2015 – April 2018.
  10. “Orphan genes in pathogenic bacteria”, NIH R15, $373,400, PI: Yanbin Yin, March 2015 – February 2018.
  11. Assessing the geomechanical influence of CO2 sequestration in flood basalt reservoirs, U.S. Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory: Research for Safe and Permanent Geologic Storage of CO2 (DE-FOA-0001037), Contract # DE-FE0023381, $433,497, Pollyea, R.M. (Lead PI) and Benson, Sally M. (co-PI), January 2015 – December 2017.
  12. “Development of Ultra-cold Quantum-degenerate Relativistic Electron Beams for Research and Applications”, National Science Foundation, $600,000, co-PI Philippe Piot, August 2015.
  13. DNDO proposal on high-flux gamma-ray source, $1.8M, PI Philippe Piot, funded 2015.
  14. “Upgrade of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility”, Argonne National Laboratory, $96,000, PI: Bela Erdelyi, August 2013 – August 2015.
  15. “Acquisition of Maxeler Hardware,” Chicago Mercantile Exchange Foundation Group, $13,900, PI: Nicholas Karonis, July 2014 – December 2015.
  16. “Nonlinear Dynamics and Phase Space Manipulations of High- Brightness Beams”, US Department of Energy, $300,000, PI: Bela Erdelyi co-PI Philippe Piot, May 2014 – March 2017.
  17. Development of Fast Imaging Cameras and Software for XPCS Measurements, Argonne National Laboratory, $17,130, PI: Laurence B. Lurio, 2014.
  18. “CC-NIE Integration: Collaborative Research: EPSON: Embracing Parallel Networks and Storage for Predictable End-to-End Data Movement”, National Science Foundation, $279,928, PI: Michael Papka, October 2014 – September 2017.
  19. Studies of Conventional and ERL-Based Recirculator Electron Cooling for an Electron Ion Collider, Department of Energy, $317,000, PI: Bela Erdelyi, August 2012 – August 2017.
  20. “Particle Therapy Research and Treatment,” US Department of Defense, PI: John Lewis, $9,400,000, September 1, 2010 – September 30, 2014.

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