Grants & Awards

Research Grants and Awards Received (total grants and awards: $8,737,766.00)
1. “Optimization of Poly-Aluminum Chloride Dosage by Jar Test Method at East Chicago Water Treatment Plant,” East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $6330.
2. “Water Characterization,” East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $6774.
3. “BP Water Institute Lecture Series,” BP America Inc., 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $10,000.
4. “Mercury Reduction from Municipal Effluents Discharged into Lake Michigan,” Lake Michigan Coastal Grants Program, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $50,000.
5. “Occurrence of Emerging Contaminants in Lake Michigan and Sensory Development,” Lake Michigan Coastal Grants Program, 2013-2014, PI: G. Nnanna, $50,000.
6. “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.
7. “East Chicago Water Characterization,” East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $1,500.
8. “A Study of Strainer Performance at East Chicago Membrane Filtration Plant,” East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $10,000.
9. “Study of the Total Suspended Solids Profiles – East Chicago Drinking Water Plant, City of East Chicago, 2012, PI: G. Nnanna, $10,000.
10. “Lake Michigan Water Resources Study,” Indiana Department of Environmental Management, 2012– 2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $28,000.
11. “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.
12. “Refrigeration and Heat Pump Teaching System,” ASHRAE, 2012-2013, PI: G. Nnanna, $4994.06.
13. “Energy Efficiency and Water Institute Lab.,” DOE, 2010-2012, PI: G. Nnanna, Co-PI: B. Kramer, $2M.
14. “Energy Efficient HVAC&R Using Evaporative Cooling,” ASHRAE, 2010-2011, PI: G. Nnanna, $5000.
15. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan, Phase II-Module III,” British Petroleum, 2009-2012, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: R. Rogers, $2, 670, 000.
16. “Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” DOE, 2009-2013, PI-George Nnanna, $924,000.
17. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan, Phase II-Module II,” British Petroleum, 2009-2010, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: R. Rogers, $46,397.
18. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan, Phase II-Module I,” British Petroleum, 2009-2010, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: R. Rogers, $587,000.
19. “Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” DOE, 2008-2009, PI-George Nnanna, $479,000.
20. “Cooling Systems for Data Centers,” ASHRAE, 2008-2009, PI-George Nnanna, $7500.
21. “Emerging Technologies and Approaches to Minimize Discharges into Lake Michigan, Phase I,” British Petroleum, 2007-2008, Co-PI: George Nnanna, PI: H. Cohen, $1, 000, 000.
22. “Purdue Calumet Water Institute,” US Depart. of Energy (DOE), 2006-2007, PI-G. Nnanna, $587, 014.
23. “Ralston Street Lagoon Project,” Gary Sanitary Dist., 2006, PI- G. Nnanna. Co-PI: H. Pinnick, $17,355.
24. “Thermoelectric Refrigeration System,” ASHRAE, 2006-2007, PI-George Nnanna, $5,000.
25. “Nanofluid flow in Microchannels,” Purdue Research Foundation, 2006, $3,000.
26. “Euromech Colloquium 472 on Microfluids and Transfer, Grenoble, France, September 6th – 8th, 2005,” Purdue Research Foundation International Travel Grant, $1,000.
27. “Optical Table and CCD-Camera,” DOE Energy-Related Laboratory Equipment, 2005, Original Acquisition Cost $16,031.
28. “Smart Air Distribution System,” Purdue Calumet Undergraduate Research Grant, 2005, $1300.
29. “Experimental Investigation of Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids,” NSF Grant # CTS-0404493, 2004-2005, PI-George Nnanna, $23,000.
30. “Thermo-Mechanical Issues in BGA Packages in Electronics,” Purdue Calumet Summer Grant, 2004, PI: George Nnanna, Co-PI: M. Mojtahed, $6000.
31. “Design, Construction, and Testing of Smart Air Distribution System for Cooling of Data Centers,” ASHRAE, 2004, PI-George Nnanna, $4300.
32. “Design, Construction, and Application of Vapor Compression Refrigeration Unit to Cool High Heat Flux Electronics,” Purdue Calumet Undergraduate Research Grant, 2003, $3000.
33. “Transport Phenomena in Buoyancy-Driven Nanofluids,” Purdue Calumet URG, 2003, $1500.
34. “Design, Construction, and Application of Vapor Compression Refrigeration Unit to Cool High Heat Flux Electronics,” ASHRAE, 2003, PI-George Nnanna, Co-PI: Ed Pierson, $3400.