Cal State Fullerton faculty and staff garnered close to $4.9 million in funding during March and April 2020. Supported projects and studies ranged from helping small businesses affected by COVID-19 and promoting an accurate 2020 census count in California, to monitoring oysters and researching cancer navigation among Vietnamese Americans.
Michael Daniel, director of the CSUF Small Business Development Center: $2,611,752 from the Small Business Administration for the Small Business Development Centers 2020 project.
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Laura Gil-Trejo, director of the Social Science Research Center: $1,228,538 from the Sonoma County Junior College District on behalf of Santa Rosa Junior College for the 2020 Survey of Former Community College Students project. Separately, Gil-Trejo received a Riverside City College award of $20,201 for continuation of the project STEM-EN Familia Program.
Zair S. Ibragimov, professor of mathematics: $319,919 from the National Science Foundation for the project titled "IRES Track II: Advanced Studies Institutes in Analysis on Fractal Spaces, Dynamical Systems and Mathematical Physics." Read More