Recent Awards


Fiscal Year 2015 Awards





Award Month

Michael Kenny/ Laura Engleman Student clinical training at Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care Psychology Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care June
Anatoliy Pinchuk/ Kathrin Spendier Nano and Microscale Molecular Machines for Innate Immune Sensing of Candida Physics University of New Mexico June
David Khaliqi 2015 Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center The Academy of Applied Science June
Andrew Ketsdever Diagnostic Development for Advanced Monopropellant Thrusters Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering ERC May
Dick Carpenter/ Rebecca Theobald An Examination of the Relationship between School Choice Programs and Private School Populations Leadership, Research and Foundations/
Geography and Environmental Studies Department
Friedman Foundation May
Jonathan Ventura CRII: RI: High-Speed Vision-Based Motion Estimation Computer Science NSF May
Katie Kaukinen The nature and extent of absconding and escape among CDOC inmates and parolees School of Public Affairs Colorado Department of Corrections April
Russell Elsberry Transition of the 32 day and 15 day Forecasts of Tropical Cyclone Events to Operations in the Western North Pacific and Extension to other Ocean Basins Trauma, Health and Hazards Center Office of Naval Research April
Terrance Boult Janus Face Recognition Computer Science University of Maryland April
Carley Ries Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative Extended Studies CDHE March
Grant Clayton Student Teaching Effectiveness Project (STEP) Pilot Study Curriculum and Instruction The Colorado Education Initiative March
David Khaliqi/ Josephine Benavidez UNITE Bridge to Engineering Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center/ Pre-Collegiate Development Program Technology Student Association March
David Khaliqi 2015 ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp: Mars Rovers, Robots, and Extreme Environments Pre-Collegiate Support and Success Center The Harris Foundation February
Zbigniew Celinski/ Robert Camley/ Anatoliy Glushchenko Microwave and Millimeter Wave Components Physics Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions February
Stephanie Ryon Sex Purchase Prevalence Study: Valid Estimates of Demand and Actionable Information School of Public Affairs ASU January
Mark Wickert Communications, Signal Processing, and Geolocation Solutions Prototyping Support Electrical and Computer Engineering Cosmic Advanced Engineering Solutions December
Stephanie Ryon CEASE Network Evaluation School of Public Affairs Demand Abolition December
Steve Jennings/Rebecca Theobald Colorado 2014-2015 Alliance Geography and Environmental Science National Geographic Society Education Foundation November
Terry Boult Google ATAP Continuous Authentication Computer Science Google November
Steven Tragesser/ Bret Windom Colorado Space Grant Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering UC Boulder November
Teri Switzer State Grants For Libraries Kraemer Family Library Colorado State Library October
Phillip Morris Building Resilience and Success: Holistic Student Veteran Support Veteran and Military Student Affairs JPMorgan Chase Foundation October
Richard White/ Edward Chow/ Terry Boult RAMCAP Review  and Enhancement Computer Science UT-Battelle October
Rebecca Webb W-Band Propulsion Development Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Leidos October
Terry Boult AACTIONS: Automated Animal Classification and Tracking in Outdoor Niche Setting Computer Science Securics October
Michael Kenny/ Laura Engleman Student Clinical Training at Peak Vista Community Health Centers Psychology Peak Vista Community Health Centers September
Russell Elsberry NASA Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Observations for  Testing Environmental control of Hurricane Formation and  Intensification Trauma, Health and Hazards Center NASA September
Steven Tragesser Wheelchair Modifications for Paralympic Shooting Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering USA Shooting September
Gregory Plett/ Scott Trimboli Physics-Based Reduced-Order Modeling for Vehicle BSE Electrical and Computer Engineering General Motors September
David Khaliqi STEM By Me CSTEME Agilent Technologies Foundation September
Roche Lindsey/ Karin Larkin Archaeological Assessment of UCCS Quarry Activity Site Anthropology Colorado Historical Society September
Kotaro Shoji Parent-Child Processes Affecting Long Term Post-Disaster Psychosocial Adjustment Trauma, Health and Hazards Center University of California Santa Barbara September
Henriikka Weir/ Katie Kaukinen Diverse Long-Term Effects of Childhood Exposure to Intimate Partner  Violence: Development of Externalizing Behaviors School of Public Affairs Department of Justice September
Daisy McConnell UCCS Galleries of Contemporary Art 2014-2015 Exhibit & Program Season
GOCA Colorado Creative Industries September
Drew Martorella Colorado Creates Theatreworks Colorado Creative Industries September
Brandon Gavett Development of a novel test to jointly measure episodic memory and performance validity Psychology National Academy of Neuropsychology September
Joe Zhou/ Jia Rao CSR: Small: Moving MapReduce into the Cloud: Flexibility, Efficiency, and Elasticity Computer Science NSF September
Mary Coussons-Read/ Phillip Morris/ Barbara Gaddis Gateways to Success VCAA/ Veteran and Military Student Affairs/ Student Success US Department of Education September
Michael Kenny/ Laura Engleman Integrated Care Programs for Seniors and Caregivers Psychology Colorado Health Foundation August
Ida Bauer Child Care Access Mans Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) Family Development Center US Department of Education August
Michael Kenny/ Laura Engleman Aging Families and Caregiver Program - Individual Counseling and Public Information Psychology PPACG August
Anatoliy Glushchenko EAGER: Single-step processing of self-assembled magneto-dielectric hybrid composites for microwave phased array sensors Physics NSF August
Marcus Winters Research on 3rd Grade Reading Retention Policies in Florida and Arizona Leadership, Research and Foundations WestEd August

James Dawes/ Craig Elder

Influence of compression garments on selected physiological, perceptual and performance measures while traversing extreme terrain at altitude

Health Sciences



Heather Song

Design Study of Terahertz sheet beam TWTA

Electrical Engineering

Agency for Defense Development


Andrew Ketsdever

Model-Based Simulation for system of systems Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Millenium Engineering & Integration


Janusz Hankiewicz/ Zbigniew Celinski/ Robert Camley

Development of contrast for Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Non-Invasive in vivo Temperature Measurement

Biofrontiers/ Physics

State of Colorado Economic Development and International Trade


Qing Yi

SHF: Small: Specializing Compilers For High Performance Computing Through Coordinated Data and Algorithm Optimizations

Computer Science



David Khaliqi

Southern Colorado Girls STEM Initiative


Women's Foundation of Colorado


Michael Kenny/ Laura Engleman

Integrated Behavioral and Medical Health Services


Caring for Colorado


Janel Owens

MRI: Acquisition of High Performance Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation to Support Research and Undergraduate Education in Southern Colorado

Chemistry and Biochemistry



Katie Kaukinen

UCCS Research Services

School of Public Affairs

Colorado Department of Corrections