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Grants awarded by JSF

(updated 21 December 2017)


Research Grants

Recipient's name and affiliation Title of the grant Awarded
amount
Date of
approval
Karl David Stephan
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Precursor Investigation of Novel Propagation Modes in Plasma-Enclosed Waveguide 50,000 11 Dec 2017
Mark G. Raizen
University of Texas, Austin, TX
New Mechanisms for Efficient Field-Ionization and Development of an Atomic and Molecular Camera 134,600 11 Dec 2017
Salvatore Butera and Iacopo Carussotto
University of Trento, Italy
Condensed-matter analog models of dynamical Casimir and Hawking effect 70,000 21 Aug 2017
Roberto Passante
University of Palermo, Italy
Dynamical Casimir and Casimir-Polder effect with Rydberg atoms II 70,000 21 Aug 2017
Djordje Minic
Virigina Tech, Blacksburg, VA
From modular quantum theory to quantum theory of gravity 60,000 16 Apr 2017
André Xuereb
University of Malta
Topological Optomechanical Metamaterials 90,000 16 Apr 2017
Gary Williams
UC Los Angeles, CA
Superfluidity of Helium Films Adsorbed on Carbon Nanotubes 70,000 17 Oct 2016
Andreas Sinner and Klaus Ziegler
University of Augsburg, Germany
Emergent phenomena in systems of Fermions with band touching points 26,000 15 Oct 2016
Robert Mettin
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
Low-Frequency Sonochemistry II 37,500 04 Oct 2016
Peter Tsang
Brown University, RI
Analytic, Non-Perturbative, Gauge-Invariant, Finite and Exact QCD 25,000 04 Oct 2016
Humphrey Maris
Brown University, Providence, RI
Cavitation from exotic ions in superfluid helium 85,000 15 Oct 2015
Karoly Holczer
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Tunable Energy Focusing with Laser 25,000 13 Sep 2015
Mauro Paternostro
Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
Out-of-equilibrium thermodynamics of the Dynamical Casimir effect 74,000 13 Sep 2015
Daniel P. Lathrop
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Granular Electricity – II 80,000 04 May 2015
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – IV 80,000 23 Dec 2014
Julia Schneider and Robert Mettin
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
Low-Frequency Sonochemistry 70,000 25 Aug 2014
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – III 70,000 01 Dec 2013
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – III 25,000 01 Dec 2013
Herbert M. Fried
Brown University, Providence, RI
Applications of Modern Functional Quantum Field Theory 111,000 21 Oct 2013
Daniel P. Lathrop
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Granular Electricity – I 85,000 27 Jul 2013
Jirohta Kasagi
Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
Liquid Li Cavitation 40,000 19 Jul 2013
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – II 70,000 25 Oct 2012
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – II 50,000 25 Oct 2012
Alagu Thilagam
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Non-hermitian dynamics of open quantum systems applications 32,000 25 Oct 2012
Roberto Pasante
Universita' di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Dynamical Casimir and Casimir-Polder effect with Rydberg atoms 50,000 04 Jul 2012
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – I 50,000 10 Oct 2011
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – I 67,000 01 Sep 2011
Ara Ioannisyan
Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan, Armenia
The Axial Vector Current in the External Field 27,000 22 Oct 2009
Anton Kibalnik
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
A New Approach to Classical Electrodynamics 4,000 22 Oct 2009
Thomas Erber and Sidney A. Guralnick
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Piezomagnetism and Fatigue – II 35,000 26 Jul 2009
Gerald Guralnik
Brown University, Providence, RI
Problems in Quantum Field Theory 29,255 02 Jun 2009
Dolores Bozovic
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Energy focusing in the Inner Ear 25,000 25 Oct 2008
Herbert M. Fried
Brown University, Providence, RI
Analytic, Non-Perturbative, Almost-Exact Gauge Theory 10,000 23 Oct 2008
Giovanni Carugno
Padova University, Padova, Italy
Development of a Frequency Locking System 20,000 17 Sep 2008
Roberto Onofrio
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Astrophysics of Quantum Vacuum 2,100 17 Sep 2008
Karl Stephan
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Experimental Investigation of Ball Lightning Formation Mechanisms 25,000 20 Dec 2007
Thomas Erber and Sidney A. Guralnick
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Piezomagnetism and Fatigue – I 25,000 21 Nov 2007
Thomas Dombeck and Donald. D. Koetke
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Study of Neutron Schwinger Scattering in Silicon 20,000 28 Jun 2007


Support for young participants of conferences, workshops, or schools

Recipient's name and affiliation Title of the grant Awarded
amount
Date of
approval
Michael Good
Nazarbayev Universtity, Astana, Kazakhstan
Workshop on Gravitation and Astrophysics 18,000 25 Mar 2016
Ho Bun Chan
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Workshop on progress and prospects in Casimir interactions 15,000 08 Feb 2016
Laura Mersini-Houghton
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Workshop on Hawking Radiation 15,000 22 May 2015
Kimball A. Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Les Houches Workshop on Casimir Physics 10,000 26 Jan 2014
Hubert de Guise
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Quantum Tomography 10,000 25 Oct 2012
Thomas Kephart
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Quantized Flux in Tightly Knotted and Linked Systems 12,000 04 Jul 2012
Thomas Curtright
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Miami 2008 10,000 13 Dec 2008
Noureddine Mebarki
Mentouri University, Constantine, Algeria
Participation in an International Conference 2,500 13 Dec 2008
Shaaban Khalil
Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt
4th International Workshop on the Dark Side of the Universe 10,000 19 May 2008
F. Bary Malik
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Il
XXXI International Workshop on Condensed Matter Theories 10,000 22 Aug 2007
Qaisar Shafi
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
BCSPIN Summer School on High Energy Physics & Cosmology, Beijing 10,000 21 Mar 2007
Thomas Curtright
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Miami 2006 10,000 08 Oct 2006