Grants and Contracts

The PI is listed first, with any co-PIs listed afterwards. 1. Title: Advancing Engineering Education through Virtual Communities of Practice (VCP) PIs: R. Pimmel, N. Fortenberry, A. McKenna Amount: $592,605 Source: NSF Award Period: 9/15/12-8/31/14 EJB Role: virtual community of practice lead (mechanics area); one of only a small handful of recognized innovators and experts in engineering education invited to lead a VCP area; the overall program is administered by Russ Pimmel (ex-NSF program officer), Norman Fortenberry (ASEE Executive Director, ex-NAE Director of the Center for the Advancement of Scholarship on Engineering Education), and Ann McKenna of Arizona State University (also ex-NSF program officer) EJB Share: about $5,000 per year 2. Title: The Path Across the SEAS PIs: E. Berger Amount: $60,000 Source: The Jefferson Trust Award Period: 4/1/12-12/31/13 EJB Role: director of the project that seeks to cultivate opportunities for SEAS students and faculty in Panama, including internships, study abroad opportunities, a J-term course, and undergraduate research EJB Share: 100% 3. Title: The Engineering Genome Project PIs: E. Berger, A. Bloomfield, W. Heinecke Amount: $200,000 Source: NSF Award Period: 10/1/11-9/30/13 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; lead developer of the engineering knowledge ontology and associated multimedia resources EJB Share: 60% 4. Title: A First-Year Service Learning Course in Engineering: ENGR162 PIs: E. Berger Amount: $2,000 Source: UVa Office of Engagement Award Period: 9/1/08-8/31/09 1

EJB Role: construct an Introduction to Engineering (ENGR162) course section around service learning, cultivate partnerships with community organizations, and support completion of student projects EJB Share: 100% 5. Title: HigherEd 2.0: Transforming STEM Education PIs: E. Berger, S. Blemker, W. Heinecke Amount: $500,000 Source: NSF Award Period: 10/1/07-8/31/12 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; lead developer of the engineering education pedagogical approach; teacher of the relevant classes; overseer of activities at other university partners EJB Share: 80% 6. Title: E-Guru: Toward a Mashup Culture in Engineering PIs: E. Berger, S. Blemker Amount: $20,000 Source: UVa Provost’s Office (TTI Program) Award Period: 8/1/07-7/30/08 EJB Role: director of the program and supervisor for the undergraduate student working on the program; lead developer of the e-Guru concept (this was the precursor to the Engineering Genome Project) EJB Share: 70% 7. Title: Development of a New Paradigm for Anytime-Anywhere Learning PIs: E. Berger, J. Groves, M. Begley Amount: $25,000 Source: Micron Inc. Award Period: 5/1/07-12/31/07 EJB Role: director development of course support resources and new paradigm for delivering academic courses using technology EJB Share: 100% 8. Title: Mapping Lipid Rafts and Caveolae Plasme Membrane Domains in Endothelial Cells to Investigate Aging in the Cardiovascular System PIs: E. Berger, B.Blackman Amount: $25,000 Source: UVa Institute on Aging Award Period: 1/1/06-12/31/06 EJB Role: supervise AFM experiments seeking to use imaging approaches to mapping separate lipid domains with a cell membrane EJB Share: 50% 2

9. Title: REU Supplement: Mechanical Properties of Living Cells PIs: E. Berger Amount: $5,000 Source: NSF Award Period: 9/1/03-8/31/06 EJB Role: supervise the undergraduate student executing AFM experiments on cell mechanics EJB Share: 100% 10. Title: Mechanical Properties of Living Cells: Atomic Force Microscopy Studies, Modeling, and Education PIs: E. Berger Amount: $269,922 Source: NSF Award Period: 9/1/03-8/31/06 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on he program and mentorship of a junior faculty member and research professional who also both contributed to the project EJB Share: 100% 11. Title: Development and Analysis of Reduced-Order Models for Mechanical Joints and Interfaces PIs: E. Berger Amount: $155,996 Source: Sandia National Laboratories Award Period: 12/1/03-11/30/06 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of the effort with a colleague at Univ. of Akron who had a similar award for about $150,000 EJB Share: 100% 12. Title: A Microslip Superelement for Frictionally-Damped Turbine Blade Forced Response Prediction PIs: E. Berger Amount: $304,612 Source: GUIde Consortium Award Period: 4/1/02-3/31/06 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of the effort with members of the consortium (the Government-University-Industry consortium funded research in friction-damped vibration research to advance the science as a benefit to all partners, including AFRL, GE, Pratt and Whitney, Rolls-Royce, and others) 3

EJB Share: 100% 13. Title: Frictional Damping in Dynamic Contact: Novel Experiments and PhysicsBased Models PIs: E. Berger Amount: $328,640 Source: AFOSR Award Period: 12/1/01-11/30/04 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of the effort with a colleagues conducting various pieces of targeted work in support of the overall project (T. Mackin at UIUC on the experimental method, M. Begley at UVa on continuum modeling) EJB Share: 100% 14. Title: Microslip Friction Damping Research PIs: E. Berger Amount: $21,853 Source: GE Aircraft Engines Award Period: 6/1/01-9/1/01 EJB Role: this award funded a summer I spent in residence at GE Aircraft Engines (Cincinnati OH), during which I worked on friction damping modeling and specifically finite element tools for predicting structural performance of rotating components subjected to frictional damping EJB Share: 100% 15. Title: Brake Squeal Research PIs: R. Wynn, E. Berger Amount: $11,500 Source: Delphi Automotive Award Period: 6/1/00-12/31/00 EJB Role: co-supervisor for the graduate student performing specific experiments on a brake squeal test rig developed using other funds; contributor to data analysis EJB Share: 50% 16. Title: UC Summer Faculty Fellowship: Rapid Research Advances and Future Funding Development PIs: E. Berger Amount: $4,000 Source: Univ. of Cincinnati Faculty Fellowship Program Award Period: 6/1/00-9/1/99 EJB Role: this faculty fellowship supported summer research work including proposal development EJB Share: 100% 4

17. Title: University Support for Faculty Development: Improved Graduate Teaching and Research in Tribology Through Short Course Attendance PIs: E. Berger Amount: $3,600 Source: Univ. of Cincinnati Faculty Development Council Award Period: 6/1/99-9/1/99 EJB Role: this funding enabled me to attend a short course at MIT on tribology, learn new skills and gain new ideas in the area; this contributed to my ability to finalize my tribology “book” that I used for the “Fundamentals of Tribology” course EJB Share: 100% 18. Title: Fluid Thermal Effects and Material Viscoelasticity in Wet Friction Systems: Finite Element Modeling and Analysis PIs: E. Berger Amount: $49,878 Source: Raybestos Products Company Award Period: 9/1/98-8/31/00 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of research managers at Raybestos EJB Share: 100% 19. Title: GM Proving Grounds: Model Updating and Correlation PIs: E. Berger Amount: $15,000 Source: GM Proving Grounds Award Period: 6/1/98-9/30/99 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of the effort with sponsors at GM EJB Share: 100% 20. Title: Unit Load Simulation Using a Four Poster Road Simulator PIs: R. Wynn, E. Berger Amount: $40,000 Source: The Proctor and Gamble Company Award Period: 9/1/98-9/1/99 EJB Role: co-supervisor of the graduate student performing experiments on a vehicle mounted on a four-poster road simulator; this project had to do with container/product damage during shipping due to road roughness and hazards EJB Share: 50% 21. Title: Wet Clutch Pack Modeling: Analysis and Design for Minimal Gage Blocking PIs: E. Berger 5

Amount: $19,844 Source: GM Powertrain Award Period: 9/1/98-9/1/99 EJB Role: director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; coordinator of the effort with sponsors at GM in Detroit EJB Share: 100% 22. Title: Analysis of Gear Couplings: Geometric, Kinematic, Strength, Wear, and Design Considerations PIs: Y. Liu, E. Berger, R. Huston Amount: $50,100 Source: XTek, Inc. Award Period: 5/1/98-5/1/99 EJB Role: co-director of the program and overall research effort; supervisor of graduate students working on the project; this project involved various computational model and analysis tools used to examine specific types of gear couplings produced by XTek. EJB Share: 50% Funding Totals: $2M+ in total funding, $1.8M+ as PI. Proposals Currently Under Review or Recent Submissions: • Berger, E. J. and Johnson, D. G. (co-PIs), “Global Infrastructure, Local Water: Technologies, Politics, and Ecology at the Panama Canal”, NSF (Post-doctoral fellowship program in STS), $150,000/2 years, submitted August 2012. • Holmes, A. (PI) and Berger, E. J. (co-PI), “Effects of Frequent Online Quizzes on Student Engagement, Attitudes, and Learning in Engineering Education”, NSF-DUE, $185,040/2 years, submitted May 2012. • Soffa, M. (PI), Vallas, C. and Berger, E. J. (co-PIs), “Preparing and Graduating Engineering Scholars II”, NSF-DUE, $666,120/3 years, submitted August 2012. • Berger, E. J. (PI) and Feldon, D., “EXP: Adaptive Fading Strategies for Customized Learning”, NSF (Cyberlearning program), $548,790/3 years, submitted December 2011 (update September 2012: declined, reviews: 3 VG, 1 F) • Garner, G. (PI), Chiu, J., Inkelas, K., and Berger, E. J., “Using 3d Printers to Transform Learning in Undergraduate Mechanical Engineering Courses”, NSF (TUES), $200,000/2 years, submitted May 2011 (update July 2012: declined).

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