Grants & Awards (2001 - Present)

  • Dr. Karen Gipson: University Distinguished Service award, 2014.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose: University Outstanding Teacher award, 2014.
  • Drs. P. Stancil (PI), M. Rakovic (Co-PI), D. Schultz (Co-PI), G. Zank (Co-PI): NASA grant NNX13AF31G (Project: An Ion-Neutral Collision Database for Astrophysics) via University of Georgia Research Foundation, 2013 - 2016.
  • Drs. Kingshuk Majumdar, Maja Krcmar, and Douglas Furton (Physics) and Dr. Agnieszka Szarecka  (Cell and Molecular Biology):  NSF-MRI award of $97,383 to acquire a HPC Cluster at GVSU, 2012 – 2015
  • Dr. Kingshuk Majumdar:  XSEDE award:  50,000 CPU supercomputing hours, 2012 – 2013.
  • Dr. Richard Vallery:  GVSU Pew Teaching Excellence Award, 2012.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose:  President of the  Michigan Section of AAPT, 2011 – Present.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose: Consultant support from NSF CCLI Phase II Grant: “Developing Research-Based Tutorials in Upper-division Electricity and Magnetism” Project directors: S. Pollock and K. Perkins (Univ. Colorado-Boulder). Development and assessment of inquiry-based materials for the teaching of upper-level electromagnetism, 2011 - 2013.
  • Dr. M. Krcmar: Higher Education Research Experience Fellowship  from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2011 – 2012.
  • Dr. Richard Vallery: Cottrell College Science Award from Research Corporation, 2010 – 2013.
  • Dr. Ross Reynolds: CLAS Lifetime Service Award, 2010.  
  • Dr. Brett Bolen:  Michigan Space Grant Consortium Research Seed Grant Program, 2010.
  • Dr. Kingshuk Majumdar:  Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics Scholar Award, 2010 – 2013.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose: GVSU Presidential Teaching Initiative Award: “Curricular revision of SCI 225 Integrated Life Science for K-8 Teachers and SCI 226 Integrated Physical Science for K-8 Teachers” With other members of the GVSU Integrated Science Program Faculty. Revitalization of integrated science courses designed for pre-service K-8 teachers who are non-science majors, 2009.
  • Dr. Edward Hamilton: GVSU Interfraternity Council Professor of the Month, April 2009.
  • Dr. Karen Gipson: Women's Commission Impact Award, 2008.
  • Dr. Ross Reynolds: Pew Teaching Excellence Award, 2008.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose:  Pew Teaching Excellence Award, 2006.
  • Dr. Harold Schnyder: Cottrell College Science Award from  Research Corporation, 2005 – 2008.
  • Dr. Kingshuk Majumdar: Cottrell College Science Award from Research Corporation, 2005 – 2008.
  • Dr. Kingshuk Majumdar:  Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics (at University of California, Santa Barbara) Scholar Award, 2005 – 2008.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose:  NSF CCLI-EMD Grant DUE-0441426: "Developing a Tutorial Approach to Enhance Student Learning of Intermediate Mechanics," 2005 - 2007.
  • Dr. Douglas Furton: Michigan Space Grant Consortium Research Seed Grant Program, 2004 – 2005.
  • Dr. Brad Ambrose: GVSU Presidential Teaching Initiative Award, 2001 - 2002.
  • Dr. Karen Gipson: GVSU Professor of the Year 2001 Award (by the Student Senate) , 2001.