Seed Funding

RMERC is providing Graduate Research Assistant Support to 3 RMERC investigators to promote research leading to publications and submittal  for the Spring 2019 semester. 

Funding is for one semester.

 

 

Congratulations Dr. Perry, Dr. Jenny Liu and Dr. Kelly Liu!

Dr. Kyle Perry  has been awarded  RMERC stipend funding for  PhD  student, Mr. Robert Eades  for Spring  semester 2019 at .25 FTE,  totaling approximately $4480.00.
Dr. Perry will also fund the student at .125 FTE, thus makikng him eligible for the PhD Graduate Student Tuition Remission Program.

The project Mr. Eades  will be working on is Development of Timing Patterns using Electronic Detonators to improve Presplit Blast Performance for Highwall Stability.

Dr. Jenny Liu has been awarded RMERC stipend funding for  Phd Student, Mr. Hanli Wu for Spring  semester 2019 at .25 FTE, totaling approximately $4480.00.
Dr. Liu will also fund the student at .125 FTE, thus making him eligible for the PhD Graduate Student Tuition remission program.

The project Mr. Wu  will be working on  is Novel Fire-Resistant MPC Coating for Buildings-Feasibility Study.

Dr. Kelly Liu  has been awarded RMERC stipend funding for PhD student Ms. Yan Jia for Spring  semester 2019 at .25 FTE, totaling approximately $4480.00.
Dr. Liu will also fund the student at .125 FTE, thus making her eligible for the PhD Graduate Student Tuition remission program.

The project Ms. Jia will be working on is Shear Wave Splitting and Mantle Dynamics.

  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 $9,161.00 $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