Grants & Awards

Grant Information – Faculty

In Support of the Purdue Water Institute

Research Grants and Awards 

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Research Grants and Awards Received (Total grants and awards: $8,737,766.00)

1. “Mercury Reduction from Municipal Effluents Discharged into Lake Michigan,” Lake Michigan Coastal Grants Program, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $50,000, (approved for funding).

2. “Occurrence of Emerging Contaminants in Lake Michigan and Sensory Development,” Lake Michigan Coastal Grants Program, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $50,000, (approved for funding).

3. “Integrating virtual 3D lab modules for flood modeling studies in civil engineering curriculum: An Inter-university Implementation and Evaluation,” National Science Foundation, PI: Chandra Viswanathan; Co-PIs: Purdue Calumet – Chenn Zhou, Emily Hixon and George Nnanna; Ramesh Teegavarapu from Florida Atlantic University; Pradeep Behera from University of District of Columbia; and Dr. Fox, University of Kentucky, $200,000 (Approved for funding).

4. “Study of the Total Suspended Solids Profiles – East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2012, PI: G. Nnanna, $10,000.

5. “Lake Michigan Water Resources Study,” Indiana Department of Environmental Management, 2012– 2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $28,000.

6. “Examining climate change influence on non-point source pollution using NSPECT models for Lake Michigan Watershed,”  Indiana Department of Natural Resources, 2012, PI: Chandramouli Viswanathan, Co-PI: G. Nnanna; $21,317.

7. “Refrigeration and Heat Pump Teaching System,” ASHRAE, 2012-2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $4994.06.

8. “Energy Efficiency and Water Institute Lab.,” DOE, 2010-2012, PI: G. Nnanna, Co-PI: B. Kramer, $2M.

9. “Energy Efficient HVAC&R Using Evaporative Cooling,” ASHRAE, 2010-2011, PI: G. Nnanna, $5000.

10. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan, Phase II-Module III.” 2009-2010, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: R. Rogers, ($2.67M), BP.

 11. “Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” 2009-2010, PI-George Nnanna, ($924,000), DOE.

 12. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake    Michigan   Phase II-Module I.” 2009-2010, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: R. Rogers, ($587,000), BP.

13.  ”Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” 2008-2009, PI-George Nnanna, ($479,000), DOE.

 14. “Cooling Systems for Data Centers,” 2008-2009, PI-George Nnanna, ($7500), ASHRAE.

 15. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan,”  Phase I, 2007-2008, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: Howard Cohen, ($1M), BP.

 16. “Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” 2006-2007, PI-George Nnanna, ($587, 014), DOE.

 17. “Ralston Street Lagoon Project,” 2006, PI-George Nnanna and Hal Pinnick, ($17,355), Gary Sanitary District.