From the U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey: J. Thomas Sims, professor of plant and soil sciences, $75,321 for the Delaware Water Resource Center, including these projects: Joshua M. Duke, assistant professor of food and resource economics, $3,000 for "Analysis of the Laws Governing Groundwater Identification, Extraction, and Allocation in Delaware"; Gerald M. Kauffman, engineer in the Water Resources Agency, $3,000 for "Links Between Land Use and Stream Health in the University of Delaware Experimental Watershed"; Ron Martin, professor of geology, $1,500 for "Integrative Methodology to Assess the Effect of Development on Estuaries"; William F. Ritter, professor of bioresources engineering, and John M. Byrne, director, and Young-Doo Wang, associate professor, both in the Center for Energy and Environmental Policy, $16,000 for "Environmental Policies for a Sustainable Poultry Industry in Sussex County, Del."; William W. Saylor, associate professor of animal and food sciences, $3,000 for "Fate of Microbial Phytase in the Gastrointestinal Tract of Chicks and Effects on Phosphorus Solubility"; Donald L. Sparks, T.A. Baker Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences, $16,000 for "Mechanisms of Phosphorus Stabilization in the Soil Environment: A Molecular Scale Evaluation"; Susan E. Trueheart Garey, extension agent I, Cooperative Extension, $750 for "A Nutrient Management Education Program for Delaware Youth"; William J. Ullman, professor, and Joseph Scudlark, laboratory technical coordinator, both in marine studies, $16,000 for "Baseflow and Storm Discharges of Nutrients to Delaware's Inland Bays"; and Bruce L. Vasilas, professor of plant and soil sciences, $3,000 for "Functional Assessment of Wetlands for Mitigation Purposes" and $1,500 for "Ectomcycorhizzae as a Hydrologic Indicator in Wetland Identification."
Antony N. Beris, professor of chemical engineering, $577,468 from U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for "DNS Modeling and Optimization of Friction Drag Technologies Using Polymeric and Surfactant Systems."
Steven D. Brown, chairperson, and Arnold L. Rheingold, professor, both of chemistry and biochemistry, $170,000 from National Science Foundation for "Purchase of X-Ray Diffractometers."
Joan Burnside, professor of animal and food sciences, $45,000 from U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Positional Candidate Genes for Resistance to Marek's Disease Through DNA Microarrays."
Daniel D. Carson, Trustees Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences, $499,657 from National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources, for "Multiphoton Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope" and $257,007 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, for "Glycoprotein Markers of Uterine Receptivity."
S. Craig Cary, associate professor of marine studies, an additional $15,000 from National Science Foundation for "Eurythermal Adaptions to an Extreme Environment by the Symbionts of the Hydrothermal Vent Polychaete, Alvinella Pompejana."
Guang R. Gao, professor of electrical and computer engineering, $185,000 from National Security Agency for "Software Infrastructure for Multithreaded Architecture."
George C. Hadjipanayis, Richard B. Murray Professor of Physics, $375,000 from U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research for "High Temperature Advanced Magnets."
Judith A. Hough-Goldstein, chairperson of entomology and applied ecology, $9,100 from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, for "Biological Control of Mile-A-Minute Weed."
Mahendra K. Jain, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, $277,500 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, for "Interfacial Catalysis by Phospholipase A2."
David L. Kirchman, Maxwell P. and Mildred H. Harrington Professor of Marine Studies, an additional $10,000 from U.S. Office of Naval Research for "ONR Coordination for Visiting Scientist, US-Indo Program."
Janice A. Selekman, professor of nursing, $42,196 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, for "Professional Nurse Traineeship Program."
Jian-Qiao Sun, associate professor of mechanical engineering, $30,000 from U.S. Army Research Office for "Sample Concentration Systems for Chemical and Biological Agent Detection in Water."
Ib A. Svendsen, Distinguished Professor of Ocean Engineering, $54,000 from U.S. Army Research Office for "A Computational Model for the Hydrodynamical and Littoral Processes at the Large-scale Sediment Transport Facility at Waterways Experiment Station (WES) in Mississippi."