Seed Funding

RMERC is providing Graduate Research Assistant Support to 3 RMERC investigators to promote research leading to publications and submittal  for the Fall 2018 semester. 

Funding is for one semester.

 

 

Congratulations Dr. Johnson, Dr. Zhang and Dr. Alagha!

Dr. Catheirne Johnson has been awarded  RMERC stipend funding for  MS  student, Mr. Jason Ho  for Fall  semester 2018 at .25 FTE,  totaling approximately $4790.00.
Mr. Ho will be eligible for partial of the MS Graduate Student Tuition remission program.

The project Mr. Ho will be working on is Additive Manufacturing of Liners for Conical Shaped Charges: Practicality and Performance

Dr. Xiong Zhang  has been awarded RMERC stipend funding for  Phd Student, Mr. Xiaolong Xia for Fall semester 2018 at .25 FTE, totaling approximately $4790.00.
Dr. Zhang will also fund the student at .125 FTE, thus making him eligible for the PhD Graduate Student Tuition remission program.

The project Mr. Xia  will be working on  is A Photogrammetry-Based Method to Continuously Measure 3D Full-Field Deformation of Unsaturated Soil Specimens during Triaxial Testing.

Dr. Lana Alagha has been awarded RMERC stipend funding for PhD student Ms. K Cahtrine Monyake for fall semester 2018 at .25FTE, totaling approximately $4790.00.
Dr. Alagha will also fund the student at .125FTE, thus making her eligible for the PhD Graduate Student Tuition remission program.

The project Ms. Monyake will be working on is Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulations on the Effect of Solid Concentration on Froth Stability of Polymetallic Sulfides.

  We are thrilled to be working with you, and know we will continue to see wonderful work!

 

 

                                                                                            RMERC THREE YEAR HISTORY OF SEED FUNDING  CY2016-CY2018
ItemCY2016CY2017CY2018
Amount Funded $13,495 $10,027 $23,428
# Researchers Funded 3 1 4
# Students Funded 3 2 5
Stipend, Tuition, or Both Both Both Stipend

 

* If you are interested in being awarded the Seed Funding, please submit requests of no more than two pages to Dr. Norbert Maerz