2023 ORIEI Seed Funding Awards
The Office of Research Innovation and Economic Impact, is delighted to announce the results of the 2023 ORIEI Seed Funding Initiative.
In February 2023, ORIE released a Call for Proposals for two new seed funding opportunities:
- Building the Foundation – Early Stage Research to stimulate the development of new research and scholarship initiatives
- Take It to the Next Level to advance scalable multidisciplinary projects for research and scholarship in Sustainability, Biohealth or Digital Innovation
There was an overwhelming response to the call for proposals, receiving 51 applications (34 Building the Foundation and 17 Take It to the Next Level) which were externally reviewed by over 60 reviewers. A total of nine (9) applications were selected for funding.
The awarded College of Science faculty members and their project titles, are noted below:
- Computational Simulations of Human Habitats in Space, PI: Anamaria Berea, Computational and Data Sciences
- Influence of Internalized Racism on Maternal Mental Health and Infant Health Outcomes in Washington, DC, Virginia Espina, School of Systems Biology