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Last modified: 05/22/08

CURRENT PROJECTS

SUMMARY OF FUNDED RESEARCH ACTIVITY (ACTIVE GRANTS)

  1. Autofolding Porous Capsules for Encapsulating Pancreatic Islets

Agency: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,

Amount: $400,000 with Annual Drexel Subcontract of $40,000.

PI: Barjor Gimi (Southwestern Med School), co-PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel)

  1. Atmospheric Room Temperature Plasma For Treatment of Leishmania

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $150,000

PI: Alexander Fridman, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Ari Brooks, Alex Gutsol

  1. Atmospheric Room Temperature Plasma For Treatment of Living Tissue and Blood Coagulation

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $300,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alex Friedman, Manjula Balasubramanian, Alex Gutsol

  1. Ultra-Wide Band Radio Test Range for Testing of Soldier Localization in Buildings

Agency: US Army (CERDEC, through ACIN Center, NJ)

Amount: $50,000

PI: Adam Fontecchio, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Kapil Dandekar, Moshe Kam

  1. NIRT: Active Nanofluidic Devices

Agency: NSF

Amount: $1,000,000

PI: Yuri Gogotsi (Drexel), Co-PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel), Haim Bau (Penn), Dino Megaridis (UIC)

  1. NMR Detection of Gene Expression

Agency: NIH

Amount: $250,000 (Drexel Subcontract), $1,500,000 Total

PI: Brian Roman (University of Chicago), Gary Friedman (Drexel), Richard Magin (University of Illinois at Chicago)

  1. RET: Interdisciplinary Nanotechnology Education

Agency: NSF

Amount: $450,000

PI: Y. Gogotsi, Co-PI: G. Friedman, M. Choi

  1. Major Research Instrumentation: Acquisition of Inductively Coupled Reactive Ion Etching System within Two Universities, One Campus Framework

Agencies: NSF, Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $450,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Adam Fontecchio, Y. Gogotsi

  1. NIRT: Magnetically Driven Assembly of Heterogeneous Nanosystems

Agency: NSF

Amount: $1,390,000

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PIs: N. Dan, S. Majetic, S. Asher, I. Tsukerman

Past Grants and Awards

For complete list of Grands and Awards in the past, please see CV.
  1. Equipment for Plasma Treatment of Nanoparticles and Surface

Agency: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $120,000

PI: Alexander Fridman, Co-PI: Gary Friedman, Alexander Gutsol

  1. Magnetic Drug Delivery to Cardiovascular Stents

Agency: Pennsylvania Nanotechnology Institute

Amount: $90,000

PI: Gary Friedman (Drexel), Robert Levy (UPenn)

  1. Magnetographic Fabrication of Biochemical Micro-arrays on Nano-structured Substrates

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $750,000, Period 6/2001-6/2004

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: A. Feinerman, V. Metlushko

  1. MRI intravascular catheter micro-sensors

Agency: Sci-Med Corporation, Division of Boston Scientific

Amount: $160,000, Period 6/2001-6/2003

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alan Feinerman

  1. Imbedded flow micro-sensors for automotive gaskets

Agency: Dana Corporation, Victor Reinz Division

Amount: $125,000, Period 6/2000-6/2002

PI: Gary Friedman

  1. Micro-drop based micro-valves

Agency: Honewell Corporation

Amount: $60,000, Period: 9/1999-1/2002

PI: Gary Friedman

  1. Miniature NMR spectrometer for In-Situ characterization and monitoring

Agency: United States Department of Energy, Environmental Science program,

Amount: $580,000, Period: 1/1998-9/2001

PI: Gary Friedman, Co-PI: Alan Feinerman

  1. Fast Micro-drop Pivoted Micro-mirror Arrays

Agency: DARPA

Amount: $550,000, Period 6/2000-6/2003

PI: A. Feinerman, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman (35%), C. Megaridi

  1. Liquid-drop Pivoted Micro-Mirror Arrays

Agency: NASA

Amount: $550,000, Period 8/2001-8/2004

PI: A. Feinerman, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman (35%), D. Megaridis

  1. Online Learning: Electromagnetics and Microfabrication Web Based Courses

Agency: UI Online, State of Illinois

Amount: $150,000, Period: 1/1999-1/2000

PI: George Uslenghi, Co-PIs: Gary Friedman, Peter Hesketh