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									Award Recipient    Sponsor             Title/Description                           Amount

Bhushan Bhatt      State of Michigan   Research Excellence Fund. This          $   163,481
School of                              grant is an appropriation to support
Engineering and                        research at the Oakland University
Computer Science                       School of Engineering and Computer
                                       Science.

Gregg Bloomfield   Michigan Council    Operational Support. Funds              $   146,013
Meadow Brook       for the Arts and    received will provide operational
Theatre            Cultural Affairs    support for Meadow Brook Theatre.


Denis Callewaert   State of Michigan   Research Excellence Fund. This          $   285,081
Center for                             grant is an appropriation to support
Biomedical                             research at the Oakland University
Research                               Center for Biomedical Research.


Ka C. Cheok        United States       Support and Conduct 10th Annual         $   18,000
School of          Army - TACOM        Intelligent Ground Vehicle
Engineering and                        Competition. This grant will provide
Computer Science                       support for the Intelligent Ground
                                       Vehicle Competition to be held July 6
                                       through 8, 2002 at Walt Disney
                                       World, Florida. Three Oakland
                                       University teams will demonstrate
                                       intelligent technologies and
                                       methodologies with which unmanned
                                       ground vehicles can use to navigate
                                       around obstacle courses.


Fay Hansen-        Medical College     Blood Pressure Determinants and         $    27,874
Smith              of Wisconsin        Controllers. This award will provide
Biological                             additional funding for a long term
Sciences                               study on the determinants and
                                       controllers of blood pressure. This
                                       research is a collaboration with the
                                       Medical College of Wisconsin.
Award Recipient       Sponsor          Title/Description                             Amount

Anne Hitt             National         Structure and Function of a Novel         $   162,171
Department of         Institutes of    Actin-Binding Protein. The
Biological            Health           objective of this research is to study
Sciences                               the structure function relationship of
                                       a novel actin-binding protein,
                                       ponticulin, by site-directed
                                       mutogenesis, followed by expression
                                       in the soil ameoba D. discoideum.


Tom Kirchner          Japan            Educational Support. The funds            $   18,182
College of Arts and   Foundation       from this grant will provide
Sciences                               educational support for the
                                       Department of History.

Audrey Metro          Oakland County   Intensive Caseworker. The funds           $    64,792
Placement and                          will be utilized to provide internships
Career Services                        for Oakland University students in
                                       the Probate Court Child Care
                                       Project.

Audrey Metro          Oakland County   Joint Internship. The funds will be       $   186,557
Placement and                          utilized to provide internships for
Career Servises                        Oakland University students in the
                                       Probate Court Child Care Project.


Michael Polis         Michigan         Economic Development Job                  $   515,000
School of             Economic         Training - Quicken Loans. This
Engineering and       Development      grant will provide funds for training
Computer Science      Corporation      employees of Quicken Loans.


Michael Polis         Quicken Loans    Economic Development Job                  $    67,600
School of                              Training - Quicken Loans. This
Engineering and                        grant will provide funds for training
Computer Science                       employees of Quicken Loans. This
                                       represents the company's share of
                                       funding.
Award Recipient    Sponsor            Title/Description                             Amount

Ishwar Sethi       National Science   Summer Research Institute for             $   72,096
Fatma Mili         Foundation         Women Undergraduates. The
School of                             primary objective of this project is to
Engineering and                       promote graduate studies in
Computer Science                      Computer Science and Engineering
                                      to bright, talented undergraduate
                                      women students. Students will be
                                      recruited from Oakland University as
                                      well as from neighboring
                                      undergraduate institutions. The
                                      activities planned include conducting
                                      research as part of a team,
                                      communicating research results
                                      orally and in writing, and
                                      disseminating project information
                                      and results through the web.
                                      Participants will also attend a
                                      national conference to gain insight
                                      about research as a profession.

G. Edzko Smid      United States      Virtual Realistic Prototyping             $   10,000
Ka C. Cheok        Army TACOM         Environment for Robotic Systems.
School of                             The focus of this project is to develop
Engineering and                       and implement a high level
Computer Science                      architecture for robotic vehicle
                                      simulation and animation. The
                                      Matlab/Simulink environment will be
                                      used as the basis for the
                                      implementation. The high level
                                      architecture will be developed as a
                                      toolbox for Simulink. Additional
                                      funding was received for this project.


Ronald Sudol       National Writing   Meadow Brook Writing Project.             $   32,000
Rhetoric,          Project            The Meadow Brook Writing Project is
Communication                         the local site of the National Writing
and Journalism                        Project, which supports K-16
                                      teachers of writing through a summer
                                      institute, open institutes, and other
                                      programs for teachers in Detroit as
                                      well as Oakland and Macomb
                                      counties.
                                      TOTAL                                     $ 1,768,847

								
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