The 2016 Interdisciplinary Research Grant Program Winners (Abstracts and PI’s)

Introducing New Measures of Segregation: Space-Time-Activity Prisms and Time-Dependent Neighborhoods
Mahdieh Allahviranloo, City College of New York
Yana Kucheva, City College of New York

A Combined Treatment of Hydration and Dynamical Effects for the Modeling of Protein-Ligand Binding Thermodynamics
Emilio Gallicchio, Brooklyn College
Wayne W. Harding, Hunter College
Tom Kurtzman, Lehman College
Lauren Wickstrom, Borough of Manhattan Community College

Connecting through Kinect: Evaluating a Game to Support Emotion Recognition and Collaboration among Autistic Individuals
Kristen Gillespie-Lynch, College of Staten Island
Deborah Sturm, College of Staten Island

The effects of Bilingualism, Language Impairment, and Socio-Economic Status on Children’s Cognitive-Linguistic Performance
Klara Marton, Graduate Center
Patricia Brooks, College of Staten Island
Ofelia García, Graduate Center

Through the Lens of Age: An Interdisciplinary Pilot study on Ageism among Undergraduate Social Work Students and Adults over 65
Justine McGovern, Lehman College
David Schwittek, Lehman College

Evaluation of Tunable Stiffness Biogels as a Platform for enhanced Myelin Formation
Carmen Melendez-Vasquez, Hunter College
Rein Ulijn, Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC)

Modeling, Assessing, and Forecasting GMDs and their Impacts on the NYS Power System
Ahmed Mohamed, City College of New York
M. Chantale Damas, Queensborough Community College

Towards a Big Data Platform for Interactive Analysis of Urban Data Sets
Huy Vo, City College of New York
Mahdieh Allahviranloo, City College of New York