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Acknowledgement

The Leonard E Parker Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics is supported by NASA, the National Science Foundation, UW-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science, and UW-Milwaukee Graduate School. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of these organizations.

Previous Awards

  • Bradley Graduate and Post Graduate Fellowship

    The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation
    Starts: 2007
    Expired: 2012
    Investigators: Leonard Parker (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $75,000
  • Low Frequency Radio Transient Science with the MWA

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Primary Sponsor: National Science Foundation award AST-090884)
    Starts: August 15, 2010
    Ends: July 31, 2012
    Investigators: David Kaplan (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $35,837
  • Measuring the Spin-Down of Two Nearby Isolated Neutron Stars

    National Aeronautics & Space Administration award NNX08AZ39G
    Starts: September 1, 2008
    Ends: August 31, 2011
    Investigators: Omer Blaes (Principal Investigator), David Kaplan (Co-Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $66,330
  • 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
  • Gravitation and Relativistic Astrophysics

    National Science Foundation Award 1001515
    Starts: June 2010
    Ends: May 2012 (Estimated)
    Investigators: John Friedman (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $155,772
  • CAREER: Gravitational Wave Astronomy and Training a New Generation of Gravitational Wave Astronomers

    National Science Foundation Award 0955929
    Starts: November 1, 2010
    Ends: October 31, 2012 (Estimated)
    Investigators: Xavier Siemens (Principal Investigator)
    Amount: $500,000
  • MRI: Development of high-performance computing facility for gravitational-wave data analysis
    National Science Foundation Award 0923409
    Starts: September, 2009
    Expires: August, 2012
    Investigators: Patrick Brady, Bruce Allen, Alan Wiseman, Jolien Creighton, Xavier Siemens
    Amount: $1,188,018
  • Enabling Gravitational-Wave Astronomy on the LIGO Data Grid
    National Science Foundation Award 0600953
    Starts: November 1, 2006
    Expires: October 31, 2011 (Estimated)
    Investigators: P.R.Brady, J.D.E.Creighton, L.S.Finn, E.Katsavounidis, A.Lazzarini
    Amount: $7,750,000
  • Development and support of BOINC and Einstein@Home
    National Science Foundation Award 0555655
    Starts: August, 2006
    Expires: July, 2011 (Estimated)
    Investigators: Bruce Allen, David Anderson, Maria Papa, Xavier Siemens, John Friedman
    Amount: $998,862
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitation and Cosmology
    National Science Foundation Award 0503366
    Starts: June, 2005
    Expires: November, 2011
    Investigators: John Friedman
    Amount: $900,000
  • Frontiers of Multi-Messenger Astronomy
    UW Milwaukee, Research Growth Initiative
    Starts: March, 2009
    Expires: March, 2010
    Investigators: Patrick Brady, Luis Anchordoqui, Jean Creighton, Jolien Creighton, John Friedman, Xavier Siemens, Alan Wiseman
  • Gravitational wave physics and data analysis
    National Science Foundation Award 0701817
    Starts: June 1, 2007
    Expires: May 31, 2010 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, P.R.Brady, J.D.E.Creighton, M. Papa, and A.G.Wiseman
    Amount: $1,380,000
  • Calibration and Analysis of LIGO data

    National Science Foundation Award 0758155
    Starts: November, 2008
    Expires: October, 2009
    Investigators: Xavier Siemens
  • Interplay between High Energy Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Particle Physics
    National Science Foundation Award 0757598
    Starts: October, 2008
    Expires: September, 2011
    Investigators: Luis Anchordoqui
  • Gravitational Wave Data Analysis and Astronomy

    UW Milwaukee, Research Growth Initiative
    Starts: March, 2008
    Expires: March, 2009
    Investigators: Xavier Siemens
  • Cosmology and Particle Physics from String Theory

    UW Milwaukee, Research Growth Initiative
    Starts: March, 2008
    Expires: March, 2009
    Investigators:Luis Anchordoqui
  • Gravitational-wave astronomy and astrophysics

    UW Milwaukee, Research Growth Initiative
    Starts: September 1, 2006
    Expires: August 31, 2009 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, P.R.Brady, J.D.E.Creighton, J. Friedman, M. Papa, L. Parker and A.G.Wiseman
  • A High-throughput Data Analysis System for LIGO Gravitational Wave Detection

    National Science Foundation Award 0421416
    Starts: September 1, 2004
    Expires: August 31, 2007 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, P.R.Brady, A.G.Wiseman, S.Koranda, J.D.E.Creighton
    Amount: $1,444,972
  • Gravitational Wave Data Analysis and Phenomenology

    National Science Foundation Award 0200852
    Starts: August 1, 2002
    Expires: July 31, 2007 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, P.R.Brady, A.G.Wiseman, J.D.E.Creighton
    Amount: $2,300,000
  • ITR: Deploying the LIGO Data Grid; Grid-enabling the Gravitational Wave Analysis Community

    National Science Foundation Award 0326281
    Starts: September 1, 2003
    Expires: August 31, 2007 (Estimated)
    Investigators: E.Katsavounidis, L.S.Finn, A.Lazzarini, J.D.E.Creighton, J.Blackburn
    Amount: $3,000,000
  • Development of a high-capacity data analysis system for LIGO gravitational wave detection

    National Science Foundation Award 0079683
    Starts: September 1, 2000
    Expires: August 31, 2004 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, P.R.Brady, A.G.Wiseman
    Amount: $415,326
  • Gravitational Wave Data Analysis For LIGO

    National Science Foundation Award 0071028
    Starts: September 1, 2000
    Expires: August 31, 2003 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen
    Amount: $410,000
  • Gravitational Wave Source Calculations and Detection Strategies

    National Science Foundation Award 0071042
    Starts: August 1, 2000
    Expires: November 30, 2002 (Estimated)
    Investigators: A.G.Wiseman
    Amount: $159,984
  • Gravitational Waves and the Physics of Strong Gravitational Fields

    National Science Foundation Award 9970821
    Starts: July 1, 1999
    Expires: September 30, 2002 (Estimated)
    Investigators: P.R.Brady
    Amount: $168,908
  • Data Analysis Tools, Techniques, and Algorithms for Gravitational Wave Detectors

    National Science Foundation Award 9728704
    Starts: September 15, 1998
    Expires: February 28, 2001 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen
    Amount: $203,360
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitation and Cosmology

    National Science Foundation Award 9507740
    Starts: July 1, 1995
    Expires: June 30, 2000 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, J.L.Friedman, L.E.Parker
    Amount: $1,120,875
  • Classical and Quantum Gravitation and Cosmology

    National Science Foundation Award 9105935
    Starts: July 1, 1991
    Expires: December 31, 1995 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen, J.L.Friedman, L.E.Parker
    Amount: $765,010
  • Inflationary Cosmology, Cosmic String Models, and the Vilkovisky-DeWitt Formalism (Physics)

    National Science Foundation Award 8903027
    Starts: September 1, 1989
    Expires: February 29, 1992 (Estimated)
    Investigators: B.Allen
    Amount: $59,755

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