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Leonard E Parker

Center for Gravitation, Cosmology & Astrophysics

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Leonard E Parker Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics

Current Awards

  • Frontiers of multi-messenger astronomy

    UWM Research Growth Initiative, 2009
    Starts: July 1, 2009
    Ends: June 30, 2014
    Investigators: Patrick Brady (Principal Investigator), Alan Wiseman (Co-Principal Investigator), Xavier Siemens (Co-Principal Investigator), John Friedman (Co-Principal Investigator), Jean Creighton (Co-Principal Investigator), Jolien Creighton (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $1,579,600
  • MRI: Development of high-performance computing facility for gravitational-wave data analysis

    National Science Foundation award 0923409
    Starts: September 1, 2009
    Ends: August 31, 2013
    Investigators: Patrick Brady (Principal Investigator), Bruce Allen (Co-Principal Investigator), Alan Wiseman (Co-Principal Investigator), Xavier Siemens (Co-Principal Investigator), Jolien Creighton (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $1,188,018
  • Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Theory

    National Science Foundation award 0970074
    Starts: July 1, 2010
    Ends: June 30, 2013
    Investigators: Jolien Creighton (Principal Investigator), Patrick Brady (Co-Principal Investigator), Alan Wiseman (Co-Principal Investigator), Xavier Siemens (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $1,800,000
  • An International Pulsar Timing Array for Gravitational Wave Detection

    National Science Foundation award OISE-0968296
    Starts: August 1, 2010
    Ends: July 31, 2013
    Investigators: Xavier Siemens (UWM Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $218,575
  • Collaborative Research: Booming or Beaming? Sorting out the Dynamic Radio Universe

    National Science Foundation award AST-090884
    Starts: October 1, 2010
    Ends: September 30, 2013
    Investigators: David Kaplan (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $292,368
  • Optical and Ultraviolet Photometry of Isolated Neutron Stars

    UWM Research Growth Initiative, 2010
    Starts: July 1, 2010
    Ends: September 30, 2013
    Investigators: Dawn Erb (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $307,110
  • Optical and Ultraviolet Photometry of Isolated Neutron Stars

    Space Telescope Science Institute award HST-GO-11564.05-A
    Starts: February 1, 2011
    Ends: January 31, 2013
    Investigators: David Kaplan (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $42,422
  • Are Long-period, Strong-field Radio Pulsars Progenitors of Isolated Neutron Stars?

    Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory award GO1-12080X
    Starts: June 16, 2011
    Ends: June 15, 2013
    Investigators: David Kaplan (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $24,276
  • 3D-HST: A Spectroscopic Galaxy Evolution Treasury

    Space Telescope Science Institute award HST-GO-12177.10-A
    Starts: December 1, 2010
    Ends: November 30, 2013
    Investigators: Dawn Erb (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $40,846
  • Collaborative Research: Einstein@Home

    National Science Foundation award1104902
    Starts: October 1, 2011
    Ends: September 30, 2013
    Investigators: Bruce Allen (Principal Investigator), Maria Papa (Co-Principal Investigator) Xavier Siemens (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $1,500,000
  • The Bottom of the Iceberg: Faint z~2 Galaxies and the Enrichment of the IGM

    Space Telescope Science Institute award HST-GO-12471.01-A
    Starts: November 1, 2011
    Ends: October 31, 2014
    Investigators: Dawn Erb (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $91,805
  • Data Handling and Analysis Infrastructure for Advanced LIGO and Beyond

    National Science Foundation award 1104371
    Starts: November 15, 2011
    Ends: November 30, 2016 (estimated)
    Investigators: Patrick Brady (Principal Investigator), Stuart Anderson (Co-Principal Investigator), Erotokritos Katsavounidis (Co-Principal Investigator), Duncan Brown (Co-Principal Investigator), Scott Koranda (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $9,000,000
  • The Plasma Physics of TeV Blazars

    National Aeronautics & Space Administration award NNX12AP24G)
    Starts: August 9, 2012
    Ends: August 8, 2013
    Investigators: Philip Chang (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $50,821
  • Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure

    Indiana University (Primary Sponsor: National Science Foundation award1234408)
    Starts: October 1, 2012
    Ends: September 30, 2015
    Investigators: Scott Koranda (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $525,942
  • Isolated Neutron Stars: The Impact of Magnetic Field Decay

    UWM Research Growth Initiative 2012
    Starts: July 2, 2012
    Ends: December 31, 2014
    Investigators: David Kaplan (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $192,360
  • Gaseous outflows from low mass galaxies: Understanding local laboratories for high redshift star formation

    Space Telescope Science Institute award HST-GO-12928.03-A
    Starts: December 1, 2012
    Ends: November 30, 2015
    Investigators: Dawn Erb (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $18,247
  • The next generation of galaxy evolution models: A symbiosis of stellar populations and chemical abundances

    California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (Primary Sponsor: National Aeronautics & Space Administration)
    Starts: December 11, 2012
    Ends: June 30, 2015
    Investigators: Dawn Erb (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $9,647
  • The Herschel Proto-cluster Survey: SPIRE Mapping of the Nodes of the Cosmic Web

    Space Telescope Science Institute award HST-AR-12840.01-A
    Starts: November 1, 2012
    Ends: October 31, 2015
    Investigators: Ralf Kotulla (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $111,042
  • CAREER: Particle Phenomenology at the LHC Era

    National Science Foundation Award 1053663
    Starts: October 1, 2011
    Ends: September 30, 2013 (Estimated)
    Investigators: Luis Anchordoqui (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $400,000
  • SDCI Sec Improvement: Building from Bedrock: Infrastructure Improvements for Collaboration and Science

    National Science Foundation Award 1032468
    Starts: September 2010
    Ends: September 2013
    Investigators: Kenneth Klingenstein (Principal Investigator), Renee Frost (Co-Principal Investigator), Scott Koranda (Co-Principal Investigator), Nirav Merchant (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $2,650,000

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