Past Grant Recipients

TMCF grants are used for research, professional development, leadership training and teacher training, all aimed at increasing education and outreach to TMCF’s 47 member-school network of public HBCUs.

Research Grants

Research grants disbursements for the first half of 2011 reached $1.1 million. Just $71,000 shy of the entire total of grants disbursed in 2010.  What is unique about the $1.1 million in first-half grants is that each of the 11 grants is for $100,000. Comparatively, 21 of the 23, 2010 grants were for $5,000 to $70,000, with the other two grants being $140,000 and $270,000 respectively.

2011 Research Grant Recipients

Name:
Dr. Ju Wang
School Affiliation: Virginia State University
How the Research Grant will be used: Energy-Efficient Low Power Optical Communication for Remote Agricultural Applications


Name:
Dr. Jacob Oluwoye
School affiliation: Alabama A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used: Development of LEGO STEM Transportation (LSTEM-T) Education Outreach Renewable Energy Initiative Projects in Minority Students K-12 Classrooms


Name:
Dr. Yonggao Yang
School Affiliation: Prairie View A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used: Intelligent Energy Control System Study & Renewable Energy Science Education Initiative


Name:
Dr. Kiranmai Bellam
School Affiliation: Prairie View A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used: Energy Conservation in Large Scale Storage Disk Systems


Name:
Dr. Tesfaye Belay
School Affiliation: Bluefield State University
How the Research Grant will be used: Strengthening Undergraduate STEM Programs & Energy Conservation through Solar Panel


Name:
Dr. Michael Curley
School Affiliation: Alabama A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used: Developing Sensors & the Testing of Adverse Health Effects of Nanoparticles on Individuals in the Environment

 
Name: Dr. Quincy C. Moore  
School Affiliation: Prairie View A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used: Development of Global Preventive Measures in Response to Bacterial Associated Ocular Damage


Name:
Dr. Charles Hosten
School Affiliation: Howard University
How the Research Grant will be used: Development & Testing of Nano-composites for Environmentally Friendly Power Sources


Name:  Dr. Hirendra Nath Banerjee
School Affiliation: Elizabeth City State University
How the Research Grant will be used: Investigations on the Proteins Involved on the Bone Density & Osteoporosis - No Relationship

Name: Dr.Yi Lu
School Affiliation:Prairie View A&M University
How the Research Grant will be used:
Metagenomics Research for Renewable Energy – Relationship.

Name:
Dr. Mohammad Salam
Southern University and A&M College@Baton Rouge How the Research Grant will be used: Enhancing Secure Data Aggregation Algorithm for Wireless Sensor Network - No Relationship.