Grants & External Funding

  • SUNY/MAM Network Grant
    Professor Maria Hepel was awarded grant “Advanced Carbon for Supercapacitor Energy Storage”.  this grant is a collaborative research through MAM Network with SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Albany and SUNY Buffalo. Network of
  • Excellence (NOE) SUNY RF Grant
    Professor Maria Hepel and three collaborators from SUNY Stony Brook, SUNY Albany and SUNY Buffalo were awarded this grant for 2014-2016 to study “Carbon Nanocups, Nanotubes and Composite Graphene for Energy Storage”
  • Maria Hepel was awarded SUNY RF seed proposal on “Education/Training/Outreach in Energy Materials 2014-2016.
  • National Institute of Health (NIHR15Grant)
    Professor Fadi Bou-Abdallah of the Chemistry Department at SUNY Potsdam was awarded an Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the amount of 260,611.00 (2015-2018). The research project "Heteropolymer Ferritins Structure-Function Studies" seeks to understand how iron, an essential trace element required for most living organisms, is taken up and released by ferritin, the major iron storage protein and how certain mutations in this protein can lead to debilitating iron-related diseases.
  • SUNY/RF Research Collaboration Grant
    Professor Maria Hepel of SUNY Potsdam & Professor C.J. Zhong of SUNY Binghamton have been awarded $150,000.00 to study "Functional SERS Nanoparticles for DNA Detection & Imaging".Project duration 2014-2015
  • Title III Grant for FTIR (PDF)
    Several undergraduate research projects are carried out in Chemistry Department under the Title III grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Education in the program “Increasing Undergraduate Research in Chemistry Curriculum” by Professors: Maria Hepel, Antony Molinero, Clifford Rossiter, and Martin Walker.
  • NSF CCLI Grant
    Professor Maria Hepel of the Chemistry Department and Professor Daniel Aruscavage of the Biology Department have been awarded an NSF grant, Award CCLI, in the amount of $200,000, for two years 2010-2012. The grant is entitled “Raman Spectroscopy Implemented into Undergraduate Science Education”.  For more information, see NSF CCLI Grant (PDF).
  • DoD Program Idea Grant
    Professor Maria Hepel, Department of Chemistry at SUNY Potsdam, has been awarded $ 549,713 from the U.S. Department of Defense for a project entitled "Redox Abnormalities as a Vulnerability Phenotype for Autism and Related Alterations in CNS Development", project duration: 2008-2011.
  • NSF-MRI Grant (PDF)
    Professor Fadi Bou-Abdallah (PI) of the Chemistry Department at SUNY Potsdam has been awarded $126,525 from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled “MRI: Acquisition of an Isothermal Titration Calorimeter”.\
  • Cottrell College Science Award - Research Corporation (PDF)
    Earlier this year, Professor Fadi Bou-Abdallah (PI) received a grant from Research Corporation (Cottrell College Science Award) totaling $36,925.