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Quarterly Research Report: July 1 – December 31, 2016

ORE FY17 Q2 Research SummaryDuring the second quarter of FY17, the Office of Research and Engagement continued to assist in several proposal submissions and to receive several awards from external sponsors to support proposed projects.

One of the projects awarded this quarter was for a proposal submitted to the National Institute of Justice by Giovanni Vidoli, research assistant professor of anthropology and assistant director of the Forensic Anthropology Center, entitled “Implications of Three-Dimensional Laser Scanned Images for the Criminal Justice System.” The goal of this project is to provide quantitative data on a layperson’s and forensic professional’s interpretation and assessment of traditional scene documentation and 3D laser scanned representations of potential crime scenes.

Click the image to view or download the Second Quarterly Research Report of FY17 for the Office of Research and Engagement.

Additionally, Jason Hayward, associate professor of nuclear engineering received an award from the University of California, Berkeley as part of a Department of Energy initiative to develop a “Nuclear Science and Engineering Nonproliferation Research Consortium.” The consortium partners are comprised of George Washington University; Michigan State University; Texas A&M University; University of California, Davis; University of California, Irvine; and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.