CWRU Vice President for Research Catalyst Awardees announced

The Vice President for Research and Technology Management held a campuswide internal grant competition to promote research, scholarship and creative endeavors.

Intended to foster the incubation of new ideas and their cultivation for production of knowledge, this program provides faculty the freedom to address new and expanding areas of research, scholarship and creative endeavor, and will serve as a catalyst for major breakthroughs.

The VPR Catalyst Awards are divided into three funding categories: travel, publication subvention and seed funds. There were 19 awardees from nearly every school at Case Western Reserve University.

Awardees

Travel

  • Nicole Seiberlich, Case School of Engineering
  • Darcy Freedman, School of Medicine
  • Thiago Porto, School of Dental Medicine
  • Brian Gran, College of Arts and Sciences
  • John Broich, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jenny Brynjarsdotter, College of Arts and Sciences

Publication subvention

  • Jay Geller, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Cheryl Toman, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Damaris Punales-Alpizar, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Linda Cummings, School of Medicine
  • Burku Gurkan, Case School of Engineering

Seed funds

  • Heather Hardin, School of Nursing
  • Ya-Ting Liao, Case School of Engineering
  • Chae-Pin Hsiao, School of Nursing
  • Sonia Minnes, Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
  • Lee Hoffer, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Anna Samia, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sarah Diamond, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jane Little, Weatherhead School of Management