Apr 13 2007

Graham and DeMint Announce More Than $800,000 for Scientific Research at South Carolina Colleges and Universities

WASHINGTON-  U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint today announced more than $800,000 in competitive scientific research grants for Clemson University, Columbia College, Newberry College, and the University of South Carolina.

Clemson University
Clemson University will receive $339,065 for a project entitled "Collaborative Research: CEDAR--Experimental and Modeling Study of Mesoscale Ion-Neutral Coupling in the Auroral Thermosphere."
Columbia College
Columbia College will receive $149,968 for a project entitled "Using Discovery-Based Experiments to Integrate FT-NMR Spectroscopy into the Chemistry Curriculum."

Newberry College
Newberry College will receive $140,701 for a project entitled "Application and Integration of Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometer in the Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratory: Chemistry Major with Forensic Science Concentration."

USC Research Foundation
USC Research Foundation will receive $200,000 for a project entitled "Synthesis of Necklace-Shaped Boron and Boride Nanowires for Polymer Nanocomposite Applications."

All of the grants were awarded by the National Science Foundation.