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NEW COLLEGES FORMED A plan to reorganize the College of Integrated Science and Technology into two colleges took effect July 1, 2012. The new colleges are the College of Health and Behavioral Studies and the College of Integrated Science and Engineering.

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2011 CISAT Faculty Teaching and Research Award Recipients

The College of Integrated Science and Technology offered research grants and teaching grants for the 2010-2011 academic year. The purpose of the Faculty Research & Teaching Grants program is to stimulate and assist teaching effectiveness, advance one's scholarship agenda, and reflect academic unit, college, and university-wide goals. Proposals in any field of creative activity were submitted, and faculty members were encouraged to consider projects involving student activity and those of an interdisciplinary nature. Please join us in congratulating the faculty on their recent awards.

Teaching Awards

  • Mohamed Aboutabl (Computer Science)
    IPv6 Security: Attacking the 6to4 Tunnels
  • Chris Bachmann (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Biofuels and Genetically Modified Crops
  • Renee Staton (Graduate Psychology)
    Training for Change: How to Teach Theory

Research Awards

  • Stephanie Baller (Health Sciences)
    An Investigation of Materialism, Physical Activity, and the Interpreation of Physical Space and Social Space
  • Robert Brent (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Hydrologic Monitoring and Modeling in the Edith J. Carrier Arboretum
  • Tony Chen (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Design and Test of a Prototypre Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion System
  • Rory DePaolis (Communications Sciences and Disorders)
    The Effect of Chronic Otitis Media on Early Word Learning
  • Lincoln Gray (Communication Sciences and Disorders)
    The Many Benefits of Working with New Zealand Otolaryngologists
  • Jessica Irons (Psychology)
    Incentives for Exercise
  • Nicholas Luden (Kinesiology)
    Fiber Type Specific Satellite Cell Proliferation
  • Maria Papadakis (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Development of an Ecological Function Landscape Scoring System for Land Use Planners
  • Elizabeth Richardson (Health Sciences)
    Using Adventure-based Occupations to Address Youth Bullying
  • Mary Tacy (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Evaluating Potential Micro Home Energy Systems for La Gonave, Haiti
  • Wayne Teel (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Biochair Production: Building a Pyrolysis Chamber and a Testing and Characterization System
  • Louise Temple (Integrated Science and Technology)
    Development of a Live Vaccine of Bordetella Avium with Implications for Animal and Human Health
  • Jacqueline Williams (Kinesiology)
    Mobility, Durability, Efficiency, and Action: The iPod Touch for Educators