|Vol. 17, No. 4||Sept. 25, 1997|
Anne Colwell, English, Inscrutable Houses: Metaphors of the Body in the Poems of Elizabeth Bishop.
Douglas W. Tallamy, entomology and applied ecology, and research associate Piotr M. Gorski, "Long- and Short-Term Effect of Cucurbitacin Consumption on Acalymma vittatum (Coleoptera: Chrysomedlidae) Fitness," in Environmental Entomology, vol. 26, no. 3, pages 672-677; with graduate student Todd J. Underwood and John D. Pesek, food and resource economics, "Bioluminescence in Firefly Larvae: A Test of the Aposematic Display Hypothesis (Coleoptera: Lampyridae)," in Journal of Insect Behavior, vol. 10, no. 3, pages 365-370; with Pesek, "Carbon Isotopic Signatures of Elytra Reflect Larval Diet in Luperine Rootworms (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)," in Environmental Entomology, vol. 25, no. 5, pages 1167-1172; with undergraduate student Jason Stull, graduate student Nathan P. Ehresman, Gorski and Charles E. Mason, entomology and applied ecology, "Cucurbitacins as Feeding and Oviposition Deterrents to Insects," in Environmental Entomology, vol. 26, no. 3, pages 678-683; and with Carl Schaefer of University of Connecticut, "Maternal Care in the Hemiptera: Ancestry, Alternatives and Current Adaptive Value," in Evolution of Social Behavior, pages 94-115, Cambridge University Press.
Herbert E. Allen, civil and environmental engineering, with W.J.G.M. Peijnenburg, L. Posthuma and J.J.P. Eijsackers of National Institute of Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven, The Netherlands, "A Conceptual Framework for Implementation of Bioavailability of Metals for Environmental Management Purposes," in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, vol. 37, pages 163-172.
L. Kung Jr., animal and food sciences, with E.M. Kreck, R.S. Tung, A.O. Hession, A.C. Sheperd, M.A. Cohen and H.E. Swain, "Effects of a Live Yeast Culture and Enzymes on In Vitro Ruminal Fermentation and Production of Dairy Cows," in Journal of Dairy Science, vol. 80, pages 2045-2051.
Sheldon D. Pollack, accounting, "Gross Revenue from Gambling: Some Unintended Consequences," in 76 Tax Notes, pages 1455-65.
Clinton E. White Jr., accounting, "Enterprise-Wide Business Information Systems: An Interactive Case," at the Educational Innovation in Economics and Business conference, Sept. 2, Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland. The abstract was published in the EDINEB Book of Abstracts of the Fourth EDINEB Conference, Sept. 1-3, 1997.
L. Kung Jr., animal and food sciences, "Silage Biotechnology" and "Effects of the BM3 Mutation and Whole Plant Processing on the Nutritive Value of Corn Silage," at Monsanto research meeting, Sept 9, Baltimore.
Daniel van der Weide, electrical and computer engineering, "Phase Scanner for Microwave Downconversion," Sept. 4, Office of Naval Research, Washington, D.C.; and "The Reflection Spectroscopy Using Electronic Techniques," to Federal Aviation Administration, Sept. 11, Atlantic City.
Karl W. Böer, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Physics and Solar Energy, "Influence of Field-Limitation in a Thin CdS Layer on the Performance Improvement in Heterojunction Solar Cells," an invited paper, at the International Solar Energy Society Conference, Aug. 27, Taejon, Korea. Boer also chaired a section on solar energy systems and held an authors' meeting for Advances of Solar Energy, vol. 12, while at the conference. He also was a discussant on "Copper- and Oxygen-Enhanced Diffusion and Recrystallization of Semiconductors," at Institute of Materials Engineering, National Chung Hsing University of Taichung, Taiwan, Aug. 4-5.
Farley Grubb, economics, with Mary Gregson of Knox College, "Anthropometric Versus Conventional Economic Measures of the Standard of Living: A Search for Theoretical Consistency," at Economic History Association meeting, Sept. 13, New Brunswick, N.J.
George Whitmyre, chemical engineering, with David Van Horn and James E. Miller, OSHA, "Performing Safety Audits and Hazard Evaluation Reviews," on American Chemical Society Satellite Television seminar, June 19, Washington, D.C.; and "Design and Fitout of Chemical Engineering Teaching and Research Laboratories at the University of Delaware," July 14, and "Laboratory Safety Management Programs that Work," July 17, at 44th International Conference on Campus Safety, Salt Lake City.
Barbara A. Williams, physics and astronomy, "Kinematics of HI Signatures in Groups," an invited presentation, at 23rd International Astronomical Union, Aug. 29, Kyoto, Japan.
Donald J. Puglisi, MBNA America Business Professor, has been confirmed as a commissioner on the state's Public Service Commission, a five-member group authorized by the Delaware General Assembly to regulate investor-owned utilities providing electric, gas, steam, water and telephone services for public use.
Dennis S. Allabaugh, housing and conference facilities, Sept. 26, 1977.
Timothy F. Pfeiffer, marine studies, Oct. 1, 1977.
Juanita S. Crook, residence life, Sept. 27, 1982.
Diana Wearne, educational development, Oct. 1, 1982.
Anne Adkins, continuing education, Oct. 1, 1987.
Rhonda Cooper, Facilities Management, building services, Sept. 28, 1987.
Joanne S. Gibbs, Office of University Registrar, Sept. 28, 1987.
Stirling S. Miller, admissions, Oct. 1, 1987.
Michael H. Mundy, Facilities Management, plumbing services, Sept. 28, 1987.
Conrad R. Pope, animal and food sciences, Oct. 1, 1987.
Peter Paul Romano, public safety, Sept. 28, 1987.
Gail Rys, education, Oct. 1, 1987.
Bonnie Lou Welker, facilities, Sept. 28, 1987.
Sheila D. Yellowdy, Dining Services, Oct. 28, 1987.
Joan J. Dinsmore, Office of University Registrar, Oct. 1, 1992.
Emmett Robinson, public safety, Oct. 1, 1992.
Rodolfo V. Tanjuakio, food and resource economics, Oct. 1, 1992.
From National Science Foundation: M. Sandra Carberry, K. Vijayashanker, and Kathleen F. McCoy, computer and information sciences, $112,500 for "NSF Traineeships in Natural Language Human-Computer Interfaces"; Stuart L. Cooper, H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Chemical Engineering, $84,831 for "Interrelations between Bacterial Infection, Inflammation, and Thrombosis on Biomedical Devices"; Douglas J. Doren, chemistry and biochemistry, $189,600 for "Theory of Semiconductor Surface Chemistry"; Patrick M. Gaffney, marine studies, $18,715 for "Population Structure of Key Antarctic Fish and Invertebrate Resource Species"; Guang R. Gao, electrical and computer engineering, $145,513 for "A Framework of Modulo Scheduling Based on Finite State Automation"; Roberta M. Golinkoff, H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Educational Studies, $68,487 for "The Origins of Work Learning"; Willett M. Kempton, marine studies, $56,000 for "Collaborative Research: Identity and Environmental Action: The U.S. Environmental Movement as a Context of Behavioral Change"; David O. Olagunju, mathematical sciences, $80,000 for "Instabilities and Bifurcations in Non-newtonian Shear Flows"; Daniel W. Van der Weide, electrical and computer engineering, an additional $10,000 for "CAREER: Micromachining Antennas for Localized Excitation of Nanostructures."
Suresh G. Advani, mechanical engineering, $32,022 from National Institute of Standards and Technology for "Development of a Distributed Sensor System for Detection of Voids in Liquid Composites Molding."
John M. Byrne, human resources, education and public policy, $125,000 from National Renewable Energy Laboratory for "Evaluation of Intermediate Markets for Photovoltaics in the United States and Developing Countries."
Robert B. Carroll, plant and soil sciences, an additional $167 from U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, for "Identification of Genes in the Biocontrol Bacterium Enterobacter Cloacea Involved in Root Colonization."
Roberta F. Colman, chemistry and biochemistry, $132,154 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, for "Chemistry-Biology Interface Predoctoral Training."
Lawrence P. Donnelley, international programs and special sessions, $9,000 from Delaware Department of Public Instruction for "Department of Public Instruction Linguistic and Cultural Immersion Seminars in French and Spanish"; from U.S. Agency for International Development $1,100,000 for "Strengthen Private Enterprise in Bulgaria Firm Level Assistance Group (FLAG)" and $1,000,000 for "Strengthen Private Enterprises in Slavonia and Baranya in Croatia."
Theda M. Ellis, disabilities studies, $82,679 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, for "Training Initiative for Community Service Providers."
Richard A. Foulds, applied science and engineering, $699,652 from U.S. Department of Education for "Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center in Rehabilitation Robotics to Enhance the Functioning of Individuals with Disabilities."
Henry R. Glyde, physics and astronomy, and Jerold M. Schultz, C. Ernest Birchenall Professor of Chemical Engineering, $247,233 from U.S. Department of Education for "Graduate Assistance in Advanced Materials and Processing-Physics and Engineering."
George C. Hadjipanayis, physics and astronomy, $25,000 from U S. Department of Energy for "Fundamental Studies of New High Energy Permanent Magnet Materials."
James A. Inciardi, drug and alcohol studies, from National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, $54,379 for "Ongoing Studies of Treatment for High-Risk Drug Users" and with Lana Harrison, drug and alcohol studies, $508,289 for "Efficacy of Barrier Methods for Women at High HIV Risk."
Arnold D. Kerr, civil and environmental engineering, $101,934 from U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Railroad Administration, for "Development of Corrective Measures for High-speed Tracks."
David L. Kirchman, marine studies, $40,000 from U.S. Office of Naval Research for "Coordination for Visiting Scientists, U.S.-INDO Program."
Donald L. Peters, Amy Rextrew Professor of Individual and Family Studies, $200,000 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, for "Center for Disabilities Studies: A University Affiliated Program."
Janice A. Selekman, health and nursing sciences, $30,668 from U.S. Public Health Service, Bureau of Health Professions, for "Professional Nurse Traineeships."
Krzysztof Szalewicz, physics and astronomy, $55,870 from U.S. Army Research Laboratory for "Parallelization of Symmetry-adapted Perturbation Theory Codes."
Klaus H. Theopold, chemistry and biochemistry, $89,000 from U S. Department of Energy for "Oxidation Catalysis with Tris (pyrazolyl) Borate Metal Complexes."
Colin Thorpe, chemistry and biochemistry, $194,151 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, for "Flavoproteins in Fatty Acid Metabolism."
H. Donald Tilmon, food and resource economics, $35,960 from U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Comprehensive National Risk Management Education and Research Program."
Joachim G. Elterich and Rhonda Aull Hyde, operations research, Shinya Kikuchi, civil and environmental engineering, and Francis X. Tannian, public policy, $115,426 from National Science Foundation for "An Operations Research Approach to Large-scale Modeling for Maritime Infrastructure Development."
From Delaware Soybean Board: Jeffry J. Fuhrmann and Richard W. Taylor, plant and soil sciences, $11,644 for "Genetic Survey of Soybean Rhizobia Indigenous to Delaware Soils"; Dallas G. Hoover and Yang-Ming Lo, animal and food sciences, $5,000 for "Development of Microwave-ready, Fortified Cookie Dough Using Soy Flour as Nutrition Supplement"; Quintin R. Johnson, Mark J. Van Gessel, Bruce L. Vasilas and Mark Radosevich, plant and soil sciences, $9,580 for "Effect of Poultry Manure on the Efficacy of Soybean Herbicides"; Taylor, Vasilas, Robert Uniatowski, plant and soil sciences, and Mark A. Isaacs, agricultural sciences $5,328 for "Continuing Grower-Extension-Researcher Communication"; Uniatowski, Taylor, Robert Mulrooney, Thomas A. Evans, plant and soil sciences, and John D. Pesek, food and resource economics, $14,700 for "Soybean Variety Evaluation for Site and Cropping System Adaptation and Cyst Nematode Resistance"; and Joanne M. Whalen, entomology and applied ecology, Uniatowski and Pesek, $5,656 for "An Evaluation of Cultural Practices to Manage Dectes Stem Borer in Soybeans."
From National Science Foundation: Peter Cole, linguistics, and Gabriella Hermon, educational studies, $5,000 for "Long-distance Reflexives"; David L. Kirchman, marine studies, $4,375 for "Bacterial Production Uncoupled from Primary Production: Implications for DOM Fluxes in the Southern Ocean (JGOFS)"; Kathleen F. McCoy, computer and information sciences, $5,250 for "An Exploratory System to Teach English as a Second Language to Deaf Students with American Sign Language Competency"; Stanley I. Sandler, Henry Belin du Pont Professor of Chemical Engineering, $110,000 for "The Modelling of Thermodynamically Difficult Systems"; Jerold M. Schultz, C. Ernest Birchenall Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Benjamin S. Hsiao, materials science, $157,898 for "Characterization of In-situ Structure Development during Processing of Semicrystalline Polymer Fibers"; Jian-Qiao Sun, mechanical engineering, $10,000 for "An Acoustic Boundary Control Method for Suppressing Structural Sound Radiation"; Krzysztof Szalewicz, physics and astronomy, $103,245 for "Theoretical Studies of van der Waals Molecules; Andras Z. Szeri, Spencer Professor of Mechanical Engineering, $110,450 for "A Predictive Model for Surface Temperatures during Grinding"; Daniel W. van der Weide, electrical and computer engineering, $235,000 for "CAREER: Micromachining Antennas for Localized Excitation by Nanostructures"; and John F. Wehmiller, geology, and David E. Krantz, marine studies, $23,973 for "Geochemical Integrity, Geochronology, and Paleoclimatology of Late Pleistocene Molluscan Specimens, U.S. Middle and Southeastern Atlantic Coastal Plain."
Suresh G. Advani, mechanical engineering, $50,000 from U.S. Army Research Office for "Modeling and Simulation of Resin Transfer Molding and Related Manufacturing Processes"; $3,000 from Bell Helicopter Textron for "Permeability Measurements and Injection Location for Manufacturing of a Composite Structure"; and $77,975 from W. L. Gore and Associates Inc. for "Prediction of Pressure Drop and Flow Rate Relationship and the Strain Field of the Gore Material Extruded through a Die."
Sunil K. Agrawal, mechanical engineering, $21,148 from Analytical Mechanics Associates Inc. for "Automated Optimal Robot Trajectory Planner."
Margaret L. Andersen, provost's office, $40,000 from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation for "Reforming General Education."
Douglas A. Archbald, educational development, $137,516 from U. S. Department of Education for "A National Study of the Effects of School Choice on Achievement and Opportunity."
Mark A. Barteau, Robert L. Pigford Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Norman J. Wagner, chemical engineering, $30,000 from National Aeronautics and Space Administration for "Molecularly Tailored Surfaces via Self-assembly Processes: Synthesis, Characterization and Modeling."
Biliana Cicin-Sain, marine studies, $16,500 from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for "Managing the Introduction of Marine Exotic Species in the Delaware Bay Region."
M. Sandra Carberry, computer and information sciences, $69,735 from University of Pennsylvania for "Effective Means of On-time Information Delivery to Clinical Personnel."
Nily R. Dan, chemical engineering, $20,000 from American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund, for "The Dynamics of
Polyelectrolyte Adsorption and Surface Layer Interactions."
Steven K. Dentel, civil and environmental engineering, $64,490 from Water Environment Research Foundation for "Influence of Polymer Chemistry on Bio-solids and the Environment."
Joseph G. Farrell, marine studies, $1,500 from Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Water Resources, Watershed Assessment Section, for "DNREC Weather Station."
Guang R. Gao, electrical engineering, $70,000 from California Institute of Technology for "Petaflow Computer Point Design Studies."
Jack Gelb, animal and food sciences, $10,000 from Delmarva Poultry Industry Inc. for "Characterization of Arkansas IBV Variants from Delmarva Broilers and Development of a Second Generation PCR Test."
John W. Gillespie Jr., composite materials, $150,000 from U.S. Army Research Laboratory for "Materials Research Collaborative Program in Composite Materials" and an additional $10,000 from the state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Infrastructure Rehabilitation Using Advanced Composites."
James L. Glancey, bioresources engineering, $20,000 from the Du Pont Co.. and $10,000 from state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Evaluation of Enhanced Soybean Oils for Industrial Applications."
Arthur Halprin and Chung Ngoc Leung, physics and astronomy, $50,000 from U.S. Department of Energy for "Elementary Particle Theory."
James A. Hawk, plant and soil sciences, $12,500 from U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Evaluation of 50% Corn Belt: 50% Lamp and 75% Corn Belt: 25% Lamp Accessions for Drought Resistance."
I. Pablo Huq, marine studies, $8,700 from Florida Atlantic University for "Experimental Determination of Sediment Transport Properties."
Eric W. Kaler and Abraham M. Lenhoff, chemical engineering, $73,000 from National Aeronautics and Space Administration for "Protein Crystallization in Complex Fluids."
Michael T. Klein, Elisabeth Inez Kelley Professor of Chemical Engineering, $43,000 from Mobil Technology Co. and $43,000 from state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Chemical Plant Safety Models: The Dynamics of Exothermic Hydroisomerization Reactions."
Vic Klemas, marine studies, $16,500 from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for "Accelerated Sea Level Rise: Its Impact on Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) Management."
Nobuhisa Kobayashi, applied coastal research, $18,000 from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for "Nearshore Water Level Changes during Sandyduck Experiment."
Barbara Landau, psychology, $94,913 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health, for "Naming and the Perception of Shape in Children and Adults."
Daniel J. Leathers, geography, $12,837 from Delaware Emergency Management Agency, Department of Public Safety, for "An Assessment of Meteorological and Climatological Monitoring Capabilities across the State of Delaware."
Dov Leshchinsky, Hoe I. Ling and Victor N. Kaliakin, civil and environmental engineering, $32,789 from Delaware Department of Transportation for "Pullout Performance of Geosynthetic Embedded in Clay: Design Implications."
Charles E. Mason, entomology and applied ecology, $14,740 from U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Importation and Release of Cotesia ruficrus to Improve Biological Control of European Corn Borer."
Giuseppe R. Palmese, composite materials, $62,000 from Michigan Molecular Institute for "Evaluation of Dendritic Polymers for Advanced Applications in Materials Science and Technology."
Lisa A. Plowfield, nursing, $184,996 from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Bureau of Health Professions, for "The Nurse-Managed Health Center."
Stuart J. Sharkey, school services, $68,000 from Delaware Department of Public Instruction for "Adults Learning Together"; $44,657 from Appoquinimink School District for "Appoquinimink Even Start"; and $21,675 from New Castle County for "Route 40 Coalition."
J. Thomas Sims, plant and soil sciences, $6,228 from University, for "Presidedress Soil Nitrate Test for Fall Cabbage."
Joy G. Sparks, Cooperative Extension, $20,000 from Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Inc., Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, for "YESS!/Mini-Society."
Jian-Qiao Sun, mechanical engineering, an additional $2,400 from state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Smart Trim Panels for Aircraft Interior Noise Control."
Ib A. Svendsen, Distinguished Professor of Ocean Engineering, $26,740 from U.S. Office of Naval Research for "Field Measurements for Modelling Support at Sandyduck."
Douglass F. Taber, chemistry and biochemistry, $91,492 from Vanderbilt University for "Structural Identification of Prostaglandin Conjugates."
Douglas W. Tallamy, entomology and applied ecology, $43,094 from the Du Pont Co. and $33,000 for state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Inducing Corn Resistance with Jasmonates."
Richard W. Taylor and Robert Uniatowski, plant and soil sciences, $2,000 from Maryland Grain Producers Utilization Board for "Grain Sorghum Variety Performance Trials on Loamy Sand Soils."
William J. Ullman, marine studies, from University of California, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, $15,000 for "Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Project: Thermodynamic Data Review for Nickel and Zirconium" and $16,982 for "Nuclear Energy Agency Thermodynamic Data Review for Neptunium and Plutonium."
Mark J. van Gessel, plant and soil sciences, $38,659 from Delaware Soybean Board and $30,000 from state under the Delaware Research Partnership program for "Weed Management Programs in Soybeans with New Technologies."
J. Herbert Waite, marine studies, $177,432 from Office of U.S. Office of Naval Research for "Direct Analysis of Marine Interfaces: Mussels and Maldi"; and $206,468 from National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Dental Research, for "Robust Protein Sealant from Mussel Byssus."
Susan P. Whitney, entomology and applied ecology, $7,030 from U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Delaware Pesticide Impact Assessment Program."
Ronald F. Whittington, affirmative action and multicultural programs, $48,500 from the National Collegiate Athletic Association for "National Youth Summer Sports Program 1997."
Robert A. Wilson, urban affairs and public policy, $99,127 from Delaware Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Alcoholism, Drug Abuse and Mental Health, for "Gambling Needs Assessment Overview" and $373,537 for "CSAT/Delaware Alcohol and Drug Treatment Needs Assessment."