Submitted Research Proposals

Geostatistical Modeling of Turbidite Reservoirs: Predicting Reservoir Connectivity

  • Proposal Submitted: 01/03/2019
  • PI: Dr. Andreas Eckert
  • Co PI: Dr. Jonathan Obrist-Farner 
  • Sponsor: Chevron Corporation
  • Total Budget: $97,930.00

An Affordable Real-Time Dust Monitoring Wearable with Enhanced Tracking Capabilities

  • Proposal Submitted: 01/15/2019
  • PI: Dr. Kyle Perry
  • Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Total Budget: $299,845.00

Thermo-Kinetic Modeling of Asphaltene Flocculation during Gas Miscible Injection Flow in shale Oil

  • Proposal Submitted: 4/18/2019
  • PI: Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam
  • Co PI: Dr.Angela Lueking
  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Div of Chemical, Biological & Environ
  • Total Budget: $450,000.00

Monitoring Groundwater Extraction Using Automtaed Assessment of Land Subsidence

  • Proposal Submitted: 8/07/2019
  • PI: Dr. Ryan Smith
  • Sponsor: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
  • Total Budget: $189,754.00

A Transdiciplinary Approach to Building Resilience Against Extreme Weather Events for Rural Communities Near Meatal Mine Waste Sites

  • Proposal Submitted: 09/26/2019
  • PI: Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei
  • Co-PI: Dr. Jonathan Obrist Farner, Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh, Dr. Marek Loomelis, Dr. Mark Fitch 
  • Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency
  • Total Budget: $799,774.00

The Effect of Viscosity and Elasticity on the Particle Solid Settling in Viscoelastic Polymer

  • Proposal Submitted: 10/18/2019
  • PI: Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam
  • Sponsor: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
  • Total Budget: $158,478.00

Validation Testing of LLNL Onsite Energetic Material Transoportion Containers

  • Proposal Submitted: 10/25/2019
  • PI: Dr. Catherine Johnson
  • Sponsor: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Total Budget: $54,813.00

Real Time Ground Movement Monitoring for Improved Safety Near Large Excavations using Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing

  • Proposal Submitted: 01/15/2020
  • PI: Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh
  • Co PI: Dr. Mina Esmaeelpour
  • Sponsor: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Total Budget: $278,884.00

Improving the Characterization and Recovery of Heterogenous Turbidite Reservoirs using process-based Depositional Modeling

  • Proposal Submitted: 3/5/2020
  • PI: Dr. Andreas Eckert
  • Sponsor: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund
  • Total Budget: $110,000.00

Enhancement of MOOSE Framework: Development of a Numerical Modeling Module for Mining Applications

  • Proposal Submitted: 1/15/2020
  • PI: Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh 
  • Co PI: Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei, Dr. Andreas Eckert, 
  • Sponsor: Centers  for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Total Sponsor Budget: $298,266.00

Development of a Real-Time Personal Portable Silica Monitoring Instrument Based on Optimized Optical Signature Characterization Technique

  • Proposal Submitted: 1/15/2020
  • PI: Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh
  • Co PI: Dr. Guang Xu
  • Sponsor: Centers For Disease Control and Prevention
  • Total Budget: $298,314.00

Rock Fracturing Utilizing Electric Current

  • Proposal Submitted: 1/31/2020
  • PI: Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam
  • Sponsor: Eden Geotech Co.
  • Total Budget: $10,749.0

Enhanced Virtual Reality Training on Mobile Equpment Safety for Small Operators inthe Western U.S. use in Safety Training for Miners

  • Proposal Submitted: 01/31/2020
  • PI: Dr. Kwame Awuah-Offei
  • Co PI: Dr. Catherine Johnson, Dr. Kyle Perry, Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh, Dr. Phillip Mulligan, Dr. samuel Frimpong, Dr. Guang Xu, Dr. Benjamin Kwasa 
  • Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services
  • Total Budget: $1,561,323.00

Collaborative Research: A Tectonics SNAPshot - Assessment of the Tectonics of the Souther Boundary of the North American Plate

  • Proposal Submitted: 02/05/2020
  • PI: Dr. Jonathan Obrist Farner
  • Co PI: Dr. Andreas Eckert, Dr. Stephen Gao, Dr. Jeremy Maurer
  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation Directorate for Geosciences
  • Total Budget: $1,302,184.00

Colloraborative Proposal: A Tectonics SNAPshot - Assessment of the Tectonics of the Souther Boundary of the North American Plate

  • Proposal Submitted: 02/21/2020
  • PI: Dr. Jonathan Obrist Farner
  • Co-PI: Dr. Andreas Eckert, Dr. Stephen Gao
  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation Directorate for Geosciences
  • Total Budget: $1,704,664.00

SBIR Phas II: Directional Permeability Enhancement Using Electric Well Treatment 

  • Proposal Submitted: 2/17/2020
  • PI: Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam
  • Sponsor: EDEN Geotech CO
  • Total Budget: $ 10,749.00

The Impact of Drought on Arsenic Exposure and Cardiometabolic Outcomes in a Rural Aging Population

  • Propoal Submitted: 2/20/2020
  • PI:  Dr. Ryan Smith 
  • Sponsor: Univ of CO Denver
  • Total Budget: $596,623.00

Collaborative Research: A Fundamental Study on Solid Par 

  • Proposal Submitted: 2/18/2020
  • PI: Dr. Abdulmohsin Imqam
  • Co PI: Dr. V.A. Samaranayake
  • Sponsor: National Science Foundation Division of Chem, Biological, Envrion
  • Total Budget: $329,998.00

Monitoring Landslide on Route 465 near Branson

  • Proposal Submitted: 2/20/2020
  • PI: Dr. Taghi Sherizadeh
  • CoPI: Dr. Jeremy Maurer, Dr. Kamal Khayat, Dr. MIna Esmaeelpour
  • Sponsor: Mo Department of Transportation
  • Total Budget: $149,908.00

Modeling Repetitive Exposure to Low-Intensity Blast Overpressure Events (MRE Lite)

  • Proposal Submitted: 2/28/2020
  • PI: Dr. Catherine Johnson
  • Sponsor: Advanced Tech Intl.
  • Total Budget: $2,066,0444.00