2022 ISCE Grant, “Leveraging Blockchain Technology to Create Agricultural Transformation,” Co-PI.
2021 Student Opportunities and Achievement Resources Program (SOAR), Office of Undergraduate Research, Multicultural Academic Opportunities Program, the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, the Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment (ISCE), and the Fralin Life Sciences Institute, “F.I.R.E. (Forging Interest in Research and Engagement) Starters Program,” Fellowship.
2021 Center for Communicating Science, Virginia Tech, “SciArt Collaboration Incubator – Community Wealth Building,” co-PI. News release.
2020 USAID Long-Term Assistance and Services for Research (LASER), Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (PULSE), [USAID LASER PULSE], “Exploring the Use of Blockchain Technology to Improve Food Security Through African Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya.”
2019 Calhoun Center for Higher Education Innovation, et al., “Adaptive Lifelong Learning Pathways for an Inclusive Innovation Economy.”
2018 Virginia Humanities Grant, “Addressing Inequality – A one-day public humanities summit produced collaboratively by Virginia Tech and Virginia Union University, exploring Dr. Martin Luther King’s vision of a “Beloved Community”, its roots in the Civil Rights Movement, and its meaning in the present day.”
2018 Global Systems Science Supplemental Grants (January and June), “Expanding the Mzuni-Virginia Tech Library Design Partnership to Include GSS-Related Research and Education Opportunities.”
2017 NSF Convergence HTF: RCN: “Enhancing small and mid-level farm viability through a systems-based research network: Linking technology and sustainable development and practice,” Steering Committee Member. See the HARVEST website.
2017 Center for International Research Education and Development (CIDER) grant, “Virginia Tech Food Access and Equity Study,” Co-PI.
2017 Global Systems Science Seed Grant, “Expanding the Mzuni-Virginia Tech Library Design Partnership to Include GSS-Related Research and Education Opportunities.”
2017 Virginia Tech Grant, “Beloved Community Initiative,” PI.
2017 Office of General Education, Virginia Tech, “Sustainable Urbanization – Pathways Course Development Grant,” Co-PI.
2015-2016: ISCE Grant, “Interdisciplinary Exploratory Research: Visualizing Water Services for Community Decision Making,” PI.
2015 Global Education Office, Curriculum Globalization Grant, PI.
2013-2015: VT, Center for Innovation in Learning, “Peering into the Black Box of Learning via Cognitive Life Logging,” Google Glass, Single PI.
2012-2015: University Grants Commission, India, “Creating an International Program for Sustainable Infrastructure Development between the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur (IITK) and VT,” PI.
2012-2014: VT, AdvanceVT, “Mentoring micro-grant to work with Prof. Robert Ashford,” Single PI.
2010-2013: Millennium Challenge Corporation, “Impact Evaluation of the Millennium Challenge Corporation-supported Rural Water Investment in Nampula, Mozambique,” Co-PI.
2009-2010: National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), “Sustainability Performance Measures for State Departments of Transportation and Other Transportation Agencies,” Senior Advisor.
2007-2010: Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), World Bank, “Assessing the Link between Productive Use of Domestic Water, Poverty Reduction, and Sustainability (Colombia, Senegal, and Kenya),” Postdoc (2007-2008, Stanford University) / Co-PI (2009-2010, VT).