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by Andy Kline

Current Research Efforts at Western Michigan University

"Increasing Opportunities and Improving Outcomes for Undergraduate Students in Engineering and Applied Sciences," A.A. Kline (PI), I. Abdel-Qader, B.M. Aller, and E. Tsang.  Funded by NSF S-STEM Program, DUE-0965962, Funds Awarded:  $656,159. Project Period:  March 1, 2010 - February 28, 2015.

"Effective Academic and Student Affairs Collaboration to Enhance Student Success in Engineering and Applied Sciences," E. Tsang, P. Engelmann, I. Abdel-Qader, L. Darrah, D. Anderson, B.M. Aller, A. Kline, and T. Place.  Funded by NSF:  $2,000,000.  Project Period:  March 1, 2010 - February 28, 2015.

“STEP Bridges Math Program,” as part of the NSF-STEP Program grant, July 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013.  Coordinate faculty, instructors, and student assistants for 3-week math intensive pre-freshman year preparation program.

"Meeting the Challenge:  the Michigan Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation," M.S. Coleman, L. Thompson, E. Tsang and many others.  E. Tsang, co-PI, WMU; A. Kline, WMU Site Director.  Funds:  $3,500,000.  Project Period:  September 1, 2010 – August 31, 2015.  $600,000 to WMU.

Funded Research Contracts Completed at Western Michigan University

"Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP)," WMU Program Manager, May, 2008 - October, 2010.    Funded by NSF through consortium with University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Wayne State University, and Western Michigan University.  E. Tsang, co-PI, WMU, A. Kline, Program Manager.  $600,000 to WMU.

"Western Michigan University Center for Community Service Learning Program," D. Hernandez, T. Ready, E. Carr, and A.A. Kline.  Funded by Michigan Campus Compact, Funds Awarded:  $50,000 (includes $20,000 WMU cost share).   Project Period:  July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010.

"Rapid Prototyping for the Manufacturing of Hands-on Learning Optic Devices," B. Richmond, K. Warners, A. Eaton, J. Cook, A.A. Kline, and B.M. Aller.  Michigan Space Grant Consortium (Undergraduate Fellowship), March, 2009 for $2500.

“Engineering in Germany,” A.A. Kline and B.M. Aller, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service, March, 2007, funded at 6,700 €.

“Supplemental Funds for Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU):  WMU Design Center for K-12 Mathematics and Science Learning,”  Investigator:  A.A. Kline  (Year 1 funded at $15,095, June 1,  2004, expiring June 30, 2007).

“Supplemental Funds for Research Experiences for Undergrads (REU):  WMU Design Center for K-12 Mathematics and Science Learning,”  Investigator:  A.A. Kline  (Year 2 funded at $26,049, July 18,  2005, expiring June 30, 2007).

“WMU Design Center for K-12 Math & Science Learning,” funded by NSF July 15, 2003 for $106,985 through June 30, 2004, and renewed through July, 2007 for $268,015, EEC-0315695.   Investigators:  A.A. Kline (lead), A. Correa, C. Crumbaugh, P. Vellom, and E. Tsang,

“Service-Learning Design Center for K-12 Math & Science,” funded by Corporation for National and Community Service (October 2003- 2006).  Funded for  first-year activities for $75,447.   Second year funds of $75,446 received in June 2004.   Third year funds of $75,447 received July 2005.  Project end date is October, 2007.    Investigators:  A.A. Kline (lead) and E. Tsang.

“Online Assessment System to Improve Teaching and Learning,” WMU Teaching and Learning with Technology Program.  Investigators:  Betsy Aller, Colleen Phillips, Andrew Kline, Raja Aravamuthan, and Edmund Tsang.  (Funded at $64,000 5/1/02 – 12/1/03).

 
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