Faculty and Staff Achievements — April 2023
The work of CSUN faculty and staff members is recognized in a variety of ways, including:
- Funding from outside organizations to support unique programs and cutting-edge research facilitated on campus.
- Publications of books or articles.
- Professional awards.
- Presentations at conferences.
- Appointments and elections to governing boards.
Please use this link to announce your achievements for publication in CSUN Today.
Below is a list of the individuals whose work was recognized in April 2023.
S.K. Ramesh (Engineering and Computer Science) presented at the 2023 ABET Annual Symposium: Building a More Resilient World on April 20. It focuses on the theme of Resilience (and Sustainability). “The Symposium is the flagship event for accreditation, assessment, and the global exchange of best practices in STEM education.”
Research and Sponsored Projects
Danielle Bram (Center for Geospatial Science and Technology) and Regan Maas (Geography and Environmental Studies) received $86,000 from California State University, Chico in support of a project entitled “California Broadband Field Testing.”
Nancy Burstein (Special Education) received $63,000 from Los Angeles Unified School District in support of a project entitled “Teacher Residency Grant.”
Gary Chapman and Debi Prasad Choudhary (Physics and Astronomy) received $70,266 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in support of a project entitled “Studying Solar Irradiance Variations Using Full-Disk Indices from Continuum, UV, Magnetic Field and Spectrographic Data from Ground and Space-Based Images.”
Maria-Rita D’Orsogna (Mathematics) received $160,000 from the United States Army in support of a project entitled “Identifying Drivers of Discontent, Advancing Social Cohesion, and Promoting Resilient Decision-Making Through Modeling and Data Analysis.”
Maria Elizondo (Student Affairs VP) received $33,869 from California State University, Chico in support of a project entitled “CalFresh Outreach FFY 2022-2024.”
Martha Escobar (Chicana/o Studies) received $107,000 from the California State University Office of the Chancellor in support of a project entitled “Project Rebound at CSU Northridge.”
Amy Hanreddy (Special Education) received $500,000 from the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing in support of a project entitled “Cal State Northridge Integrated Teacher Prep Expansion Grant.”
Jonathan Kelber (Biology) received $50,000 from Sightgene, Inc. in support of a project entitled “Fibrillin-1 and TGFB2 Abnormality Models POAG Pathogenesis and Treatment.”
Allen Lipscomb (Social Work) received $999,697 from the California Department of Health Care Access and Information in support of a project entitled “MSW Online Advanced Standing Expansion Program.”
Jeanne Robertson (Biology) received $31,855 from the National Science Foundation in support of a project entitled “Mechanisms and Dynamics of Premating Reproductive Isolation Along a Speciation Continuum.”
Christoph Schaal (Mechanical Engineering) received $15,000 from Aerospace Corporation in support of a project entitled “In-Space Non-Destructive Inspection Concept Development and Feasibility Study.”