Awards & Grants

Dr. Matthaeus awarded grant from the National Aero and Space Administration

November 1, 2014 - Dr. William Matthaeus has been awarded a grant with the title "Trapping, Transport and Dynamic Behavior of Magnetic Connectivity and Energetic Particles in the Inner Heliosphere: Implications for Solar Probe, Solar Orbitor and Heliospheric Prediction".

Dr. Owocki awarded grant from the University Space Research Association

September 1, 2014 - Dr. Stan Owocki has been awarded a grant for "X-Ray Colliding Wind Models". This will be an extension of the work on 3-D models of colliding wind systems, with particular application to X-ray line emission variations in the key objects delta Ori Aa, eta Carinae and WR 140.

Dr. Dodson-Robinson receives award from the Mt. Cuba Astronomical Foundation

October 15, 2014 - Dr. Sally Dodson-Robinson has received an award to obtain blue channel VPH cross-dispersing grating, which will help enable the EXPRES spectrometer to reach its 9 cm/s detection threshold. The EXPRES spectrometer will be mounted on Lowell Observatory's Discovery Channel Telescope and is part of the 100 Earths Project, which is designed to find 100 Earths orbiting nearby stars.

Dr. Lyman awarded grant from the National Institutes of Health

September 1, 2014 - Dr. Edward Lyman has been awarded a grant entitled, "Discovery of Chemical Probes and Therapeutic Leads". Dr. Lyman will work with a group of scientists from three colleges at UD and the Nemours Center for Childhood Cancer research to develop novel strategies for the discovery of chemical probes, lead therapeutics, and their interactions with their target proteins.

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