Funded Research

Funded // 2018–2019 Funding Round

Modeling and Measuring Systemic Risk

We propose a novel framework to model financial markets as complex systems and develop a control methodology for systemic risk as an alternative to the current regulatory and policy-making approaches.
Systems Engineering; Operational Research; Economic Theory
Trio Funded
Funded // 2018–2019 Funding Round

Material Epidemiology: health, segregation, and building and cyber-physical infrastructure

This study examines the role that regulation of building and cyber-physical infrastructure plays in reinforcing segregation and impacting health outcomes.
Environmental Health (Public Health); Public Policy; Urban Studies; American Art and Architecture
Trio Funded
Funded // 2018–2019 Funding Round

Building an in vitro Model for Neural Tube Defects

Establish an in vitro model to study formation and function of the nervous system in the pathological conditions of Neural Tube Defects
Cell and Developmental Biology
Trio Funded
Funded // 2018–2019 Funding Round

A spacecraft to measure nitrogen dioxide pollution in the atmosphere

The project will result in the development a scientific instrument and spacecraft concept to measure atmospheric nitrogen dioxide. Such measurements will aid our understanding of a common pollutant.
Astrophysics and Astronomy; Mechanical Engineering; Environmental Sciences; Aerospace Engineering
Trio Funded
Funded // 2018–2019 Funding Round

Design, Development, and Testing of Innovative Point-of-Use Water Treatment Technologies

This work will begin to design, develop, and test innovative point-of-use (household-level) water treatment technologies for the developing world.
Environmental Engineering; Environmental Health (Public Health); Polymer Chemistry; International Economics
Trio Funded