Submitted Projects for February 2015

College of Education
Submitted Projects
February 2015
Principal Investigator: Philip Poekert (Lastinger Center for Learning)
Co-PI: N/A
Funding Agency: Early Learning Coalition of Miami Dade/Monroe
Proposal Title: Early Childhood Development Services #2015-5
Requested Amount: $120,000
Principal Investigator: Thomasenia Lott Adams (Dean’s Area)
Co-PI: Jennifer Curtis (College of Engineering), Henry “Hank” Frierson (UF Graduate School), Juan Gilbert (Computer & Information Science & Engineering), R. Elaine Turner (College of Agricultural & Life Sciences)
Funding Agency: UF Office of Research
Proposal Title: In Pursuit of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers
Requested Amount: $135,579
Principal Investigator: Feihong Wang (AZCEECS/SESPECS)
Co-PI: Patricia Snyder (AZCEECS/SESPECS), Maureen Conroy (AZCEECS/SESPECS), James Algina (AZCEECS/SESPECS)
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health
Proposal Title: Validation of a Task Engagement Factor in Early Childhood and Exploration of its Mediating Role in Children’s Executive Function and Academic Performance
Requested Amount: $150,000
Principal Investigator: Elliott Douglas (Materials Science and Engineering)
Co-PI: David Therriault (SHDOSE)
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Proposal Title: Collaborative Research: Ambiguity as Choice: How Engineers Approach Ill-Structured Problems
Requested Amount: $310,953