To date, a total number of 111 grants submitted by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Tuskegee Center for Advanced Materials (T-CAM) faculty have been funded. 

Major Research Centers of Excellence ($1 million and above)

  1. Enhancing Alabama’s Research Capability in Nano/Bio Science and Sensors, National Science Foundation, (10/1/2011-8/31/2016), $11,332,244 (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Chris Lawson, Skip Bartol (Co-PIs))
  2. The NanoBio Science Partnership for Alabama Black Belt Region, National Science Foundation, (09/01/2011-08/31/2016), $10 M, (S. Jeelani (PI), Daniel Boyd, M. V. Hosur, Mohammed Qazi, Carolyn Wallace (Co-PI’s)).
  3. Intelligent Resin Transfer Molding for Integral Armor Applications, Army Research Office (ARO), $9.4 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Hassan Mahfuz, Adriane Ludwick, Uday Vaidya, Anwarul Haque (Co-PIs), (9/1995-9/2000) 
  4. Center of Excellence in Nanobiomaterials Derived from Biorenewable and Waste Resources, National Science Foundation, (10/01/2011-09/30/2016), $5 M, (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Anil Netravali, Vijaya Rangari, Shaik Zainuddin) (Co-PIs))
  5. Synthesis, Manufacturing and Characterization of Structural Nanocomposites, National Science Foundation, $4.5 M, (S. Jeelani (PI), D. Dean, M. V. Hosur, A. Ludwick, H. Mahfuz, M. Reeves, P. Ray (Co-PI’s), (10/01/2003-09/30/2009)
  6. Innovative Resin Transfer/Resin Infusion Molding and Non-destructive Evaluation of Advanced Materials, NSF-CREST, $ 4.5 M,  Shaik Jeelani (PI), Adriane Ludwick, Hassan Mahfuz, Uday Vaidya (Co-PIs), (10/1997-09/2003)
  7. Multidisciplinary Graduate Education and Research Training in Nanomaterials Science and Engineering, NSF-IGERT, $3.2 M, (S. Jeelani (PI), D. Dean, Mahesh Hosur, Adrian Ludwick, Hassan Mahfuz, M. Reeves, P. Ray(Co-PI’s), (10/2003-09/2009)
  8. "Support for Pre-College and Scholarship Programs in the School of Engineering and Architecture", DoD, DoE, NASA and Industry, $3.2 M, (1981-1996). 
  9. A Research and Educational Partnership in Nanomaterials Between Tuskegee University and Cornell University NSF-PREM, $2.6 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Vijaya Rangari, Tamara Floyd-Smith, Melissa Hines, Pradosh Ray (Co-PIs), (08/2006 to 07/2011) 
  10. Development of Flexible Extremities Protection Utilizing Shear Thickening Fluid/Fabric Composites, Army Research Office, $2.32 M, Shaik Jeelani(PI), Hassan Mahfuz, Mahesh  Hosur, V. K. Rangari, M. Saha (Co-PI’s), (10/2004-09/2009)
  11. Infrastructure Support For Engineering at Tuskegee University, Department of Defense, Army Research Office, $ 2.25 M, (1993-1998) 
  12. "Manufacture and Characterization of SiC/SiC Composites, U.S. Navy, Office of Naval Research, $2.25 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI) Drs. Ludwick, Adeyemi and Yang (Co-Pis) (9/1986-9/1991) 
  13. Alabama Center for Nanocomposite Materials, NSF-EPSCoR (05/01/2005-04/30/2008), $1,800,000, (M. V. Hosur (PI), S. Jeelani, M. Saha, V. K. Rangari, Y. Zhou (Co-PI’s)), a six university consortium.
  14. Alabama Center for Nanocomposite Materials, NSF-EPSCoR (09/01/2008-08/31/2010), $1,250,000 (M. V. Hosur (PI), S. Jeelani, V. K. Rangari (Co-PI’s)), a six university consortium.
  15. NSF-RISE: “Enhancement of Research and Educational Infrastructure in Nanobiomaterials Science and Engineering at Tuskegee University,” PI: Vijaya K. Rangari, Co-PI: Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Jeelani, Shaik Zainuddin, Temesgen Samuel. $1000,000, 4/1/2015 to 3/31/2018.
  16. "NSF-RISE: Enhancement of Research and Educational Infrastructure in Materials Science and Engineering at Tuskegee University," Shaik Jeelani, Heshmat A. Aglan, Jayachandra B. Ramapuram, Legand  Burge, Pradosh K. Ray, National Science Foundation, $1.0 M, (11/2006 to 09/2014)
  17. Strengthening the Ph.D. Program in Materials Science and Engineering Program at Tuskegee University, NSF-RISE, 1.0 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Yuanxin Zhou, Vijaya Rangari, Tamara Floyd-Smith (10/2008 to 9/2011) 
  18. Enhancement of Research Infrastructure in the Materials Science and Engineering Program at Tuskegee University NSF-RISE, $ 1.0 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Vijaya Rangari, Yuanxin Zhou (Co-PIs (09/2006 to 08/2008) 
  19. Studies of Structural Nanocomposites Using Transmission Electron Microscope, NSF, $1.0 M, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Hassan Mahfuz, Mahesh Hosur, Pradosh Ray, Adrian Ludwick, M. Reeves (Co-PIs), (02/2004-01/2006)
Grants and Contracts ($500,000 and up to $1 million)
  1. “Nanophased Composites for Marine Structures”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research, $994,000, Hassan Mahfuz (Pi), Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI) ,(2/2002-7/2004)
  2. Collaborative Research: The Tuskegee Alliance to Develop, Implement, Study and Evaluate a Virtual Graduate Education Model for Underrepresented Minorities in STEM. National Science Foundation, Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate-Transformation (AGEP-T) Program, $993,353, (9/1/2014 - 31/01/2018), Shaik Jeelani (PI), Deloris Alexander (Co-PI), Chastity Bradford (Co-PI), Michael Curry (Co-PI), Mohammed A. Qazi (Executive Director & Co-PI)
  3. “Innovative Materials and Processes for Next Generation Weapons Systems”, U.S. Army Research Office $900,000, Derrick Dean, (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Adrian Ludwick, Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI’s), (10/2001-08/2005)
  4. “Mechanical Property Characterization of Refractory Composites”, National Aerospace Plane (NASP) Joint Program Office", $810,352, (9/1990-9/1995)
  5. Global Traineeship in Sustainable Electronics, NSF/IGERT with Purdue University, $770,049 (7/01/2012 to 6/30/2017), Mahesh Hosur (PI)
  6. “Intelligent Processing of Resin Transfer Molded Composites”, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), $726,100,  Uday Vaidya, Shaik Jeelani, Hasan Mahfuz,(2/95-2/96)
  7. MRI-Acquisition of a Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope for Research and Educational Training in Microscopic Characterization of Nanomaterials, (08/30/2015-07/31/2018), $668,780, (Vijay Rangari (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Zainuddin, Clayton Yates, Temesgen Samuel (Co-PIs), National Science Foundation.
  8. Investigation on Dynamic Characterization of Nanophased Fiber reinforced Composites Subjected to Naval Environmental Conditions, Department of Defense, (02/01/2011-01/31/2015), $611,889, (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI))
  9. “A Partnership for Innovations in Nano Composites Technology”, National Science Foundation, $600,000, Hassan Mahfuz, (PI), Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI),( 2/2001 – 1/2003)
  10. Binary Nanoparticles Filled Fiber Reinforced Composites for Enhanced Damage Tolerance and Fatigue Life Subjected to Marine Environments, Army Research Office, $594,000 (9/1/2015-8/31/2018), Mahesh Hosur (PI), Alfred Tcherbi-Narteh (Co-PI)
  11. “Sandwich Construction for Sea Structures”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research, $590,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (1/1999-1/2001)
  12. NSF-MRI: Acquisition of Field a Emission Scanning Electron Microscope for Research and Educational Training in Microscopic Characterization of Nanomaterials,  PI: Vijaya K. Rangari, Co-PI: Mahesh Hosur, Clayton Yates, Shaik Zainuddin,  and  Temesgen Samuel, $ 507,374, 9/15/2015 to 8/31/2018.
  13.  “Investigations on the Mechanical, Multifunctional and Environmental Behavior of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites for Marine Applications”, Office of Naval Research, $500,000, Mahesh V. Hosur (PI), (7/2008-9/2011)
Grants and Contracts (up to $500,000)
  1. “Survivability of Affordable Aircraft Composite Structures”, Wright Patterson Air Force Research Laboratories, $450,000, Uday Vaidya (PI), Mahesh Hosur, Shaik Jeelani, Jaya Krishnagopalan, (Co-PIs), (10/1999-03/2003)  
  2. “Processing and Performance Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites with Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers”, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, $425,000 Mahesh Hosur PI, Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI), (12/2008-12/2012)
  3. Durability Study of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Nanocomposites for Air Force Applications, (09/1/2013-08/31/2017), $398,011,  (Shaik  Zainuddin  (PI),  Mahesh Hosur and Vijay Rangari (Co-PIs), AFRL/Clarkson Aerospace.
  4.  “MRI: Acquisition of a Material Testing System for Research and Educational Training in Static and Dynamic Characterization of Advanced Structural Nanocomposites”, National Science Foundation $394,550 , Mahesh Hosur (PI), Yuanxin Zhou, Shaik Jeelani (Co-PIs), (09/2007-08/2010)  
  5. “Advanced Composites for Sea Structures”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research, $380,000, (9/1995-10/1998)
  6. “Processing and Performance Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites with Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers”, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, $360,000 Mahesh Hosur (PI), (12/2008-12/2011) 
  7. Processing and Performance Evaluation of Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites with Carbon Nanotubes/Nanofibers, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (12/31/08-05/31/11), $360,000 (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI)). 
  8.  “Instrumentation of Fatigue and Compression Characterization Advanced Composites”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR), $350,000, (10/1993-10/1995)
  9. REU SITE: Tuskegee University Research Experience for Undergraduates in Nano-Bio Materials Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 03/01/14-08/31/17, $330,000, (Shaik Zainuddin, PI, Mahesh V. Hosur (Co-PI))
  10.  “High Temperature Fatigue of SiCf/Si3N4”, National Science Foundation, $310,000, (9/1992-9/1995)
  11. “Smart Materials for Transport Control”, National Science Foundation, Alabama EPSCoR, $300,000, (9/1995-9/1998)
  12. “Damage Tolerance of RTM Composite Sandwich Constructions”, Wright Laboratory (WL), Wright Patterson Air Force Base, $300,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Uday Vaidya (Co-PI), (9/1995-9/1998)
  13. “Alabama Internet II Middleware Initiative”, National Science Foundation, Alabama EPSCoR, $275,010, Shaik Jeelani (PI), (2/2001-1/2004). 
  14. Improved Mechanical Properties of COPV Composites and SGM Sensor Efficiency for Increased Safety and Reliability, NASA Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) Research Clusters, UNCF Special Programs, (09/01/2011-08/31/2014), $266,000 (Mahesh Hosur, PI)
  15.  “MRI: Acquisition of Ultrasonic C-Scan System for Research and Educational Training in Structural Nanocomposites”, National Science Foundation, $260,368 Mahesh Hosur(PI), Mrinal C. Saha, Shaik Jeelani, Vijaya K. Rangari, Yuanxin Zhou(Co-PIs), (09/2005-08/2008)      
  16. “An Investigation of the Effects of Environment and Combined Compression-Shear on the Response of Carbon/PEEK Thermoplastic Composites”, NASA- Marshall Space Flight Center, $256,000, (9/1988-9/1992)
  17. “Resin Infusion of Advanced Aerospace Composites”, Boeing Company, $250,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (9/1996-9/2001)
  18. “Survivability of Affordable High Temperature Polymer Matrix Composites for Propulsion Engine Components”, NASA Glenn Research Center $252,000, Anwar Haque (PI), Mahesh Hosur ,Derrick Dean (Co-PI’s), (10/01/2001-08/31/2005)
  19. “Development of Capability for Characterization of Ceramic/Ceramic Composites”, U.S. Air Force, Office of Scientific Research, $250,000, (1/1989-12/1990) 
  20. “Support for the PH.D. Program in Materials Science and Engineering at Tuskegee University”, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, $ 244,000, (2001-2002)
  21. “Characterization of Nanocomposites and Composite Laminates”, Clarkson Aerospace Inc, $225,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI), Yunaxin Zhou, Mahesh Hosur, Vijaya Rangari (Co-PI’s), (8/2005-1/2010)
  22. “Center of Excellence for Composites and Advanced Materials”, Air Transportation Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials, Federal Aviation Administration, $225,000, Hassan Mahfuz(PI) Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI), (06/2004-05/2007)
  23. “Tuskegee University Research Experience for Undergraduates Site in Material Science and Engineering”, National Science Foundation $ 203,480, Melisa Reeves (PI), Mahesh Hosur (Co-PI), (09/01/2005-08/31/2008)
  24. “Durability and Life Assessment of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Army Facilities: Experimentation, Modeling and Validation”, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory $200,000, Mahesh Hosur (PI), Yuanxin Zhou (Co-PI), (3/2008-5/2009)
  25. “Effects of Stress Ratio on Fatigue Damage in Composite Materials”, U. S. Army, Strategic Defense Command, $200,000, (8/1990-8/1993) 
  26. “Innovative Manufacturing of Advanced Composites for Automotive Applications”, General Motors Corporation, $200,000, (3/1998-3/2002)
  27. “Acquisition of High Speed Imaging System for Dynamic Characterization of Advanced Materials”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research, $200,000, Anwarul Haque (PI), Hassan Mahfuz, Shaik Jeelani(Co-PIs), (9/2001-8/2002)
  28. “Fatigue Damage in Composite Materials”, United States Army, Strategic Defense Command , $200,000, (8/1990-8/1993)
  29. Research  Initiation  Award  Grant:  Enhancement  of  Research  and  Education  in Computational  Nanomechanics  and  Nanoscale  Testing  at  Tuskegee  University, (08/01/14-07/31/2016), $199,862,   (Shaik   Zainuddin   (PI)),   National   Science Foundation.
  30. Acquisition of Raman Spectrometer and High temperature & pressure reactor for synthesis and characterization of carbon based hybrid nanoparticles from waste wood” (PI) Vijaya K Rangari funded by DoD $ 192,420, 02-01-2014- 01-31-2015
  31.  “Dynamic Characterization of Graphite/Epoxy Composite Laminates under Inplane compression, Single and Double Lap Shear Loading at Subzero, Room and Elevated Temperatures”, U.S. Army, Cold Regions Research Laboratory, $175,000, (2001-2003) 
  32. “Alabama EPSCoR Infrastructure Development”, National Science Foundation, Alabama EPSCoR, $150,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI), (1998-2001)
  33. Development of Prepreg and Out-of-Autoclave Process for Z-Aligned Carbon Nanofiber Toughened Lightweight Composites, NASA EPSCoR through University of South Alabama (09/01/2010-08/31/2014), $135,000, (Mahesh Hosur, PI). 
  34.  “Effect of Grinding on the Fatigue Life of Ti 6A1-4V Alloy”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $124,871, (12/1986-12/1987). 
  35. “Structure and Properties of FM73 and Related Epoxy Adhesives”, NASA-Langley Research Center, $123,385, Adrian Ludwick (PI), (3/1987-2/1988)
  36. “Characterization of High Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Selected Materials”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $122,871, (12/1984-12/1986)
  37. “Characterization of Polymer Adhesives for Composites”, , NASA-Langley Research Center, $121,891 with Adrian Ludwick, (4/1985-12/1986)
  38. “Characterization of High Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Selected Materials”, NASA- Marshall Space Flight Center, $120,000 , (5/1990-4/1991)
  39. “Development of an Integrated Computational Tool to couple Fluid-Structure Interactions on Composite ship Structures”, Office of Naval Research (ONR), $115,000, Hassan Mahfuz (PI) (10/2007 - 12/2009)
  40. “Advanced Polymeric Composites Manufacturing and Damage Tolerance Studies”, Lockheed Martin Manned Space Systems, New Orleans, LA $110,000 with Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (2/1994-12-1998)
  41. “Characterization of High Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Selected Materials”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $108,544, With Dr. R. Natarajan (8/1983-8/1984)
  42. “Nanocluster Characterization in Volume Holographic Glass Gratings, a proposal by Ondax (Advanced Optical Filter Technology)” to NSF-SBIR with Tuskegee University, $105,000, Vijaya K Rangari (PI) and Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI), (07/2006 to 07/2007)
  43. “Innovative Isotropic Ultra-High Thermal Conductivity Diamond Composite Materials”, $104,000,  PI- NSF-PHASE-II SBIR/RISE SUPPLEMENTARY grant, with P2SI. 
  44. CREST Partnership Supplement: Chemical, Structural and Interfacial Characterization of Calcium based nanobiomaterials, PI: Vijaya K Rangari, Co-PI: Nicholas L Abbott, and Paul G Evans, $100,000, 2015- Sept 2016.
  45. Self-Healing of E-glass/Epoxy Composites with Latent Hardener Using Hollow Glass Tubes and Microencapsulated Epoxy, (11/21/2012-05/31/2014), U.S. Army Engineering Research Development Center Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, $100,000, (Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Zainuddin (Co-PI))
  46.  “Development and Analysis of Composite Isogrid Structures”, NASA- Marshall Space Flight Center, $100,000, Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (5/1995-5/1997)
  47. “Effects of Surface Modifications on the Interfacial Properties of Structural Nanocomposites”, National Science Foundation, $100,000, Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Jeelani, Vijaya Rangari, Yunaxin Zhou (Co-PI’s), (06/2005-05/2006)
  48. “Durability and Life Prediction of Nanophased Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Army Facilities”, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, $100,000, Mahesh Hosur (PI), Yuanxin Zhou (Co-PI), (12/2007-2/2009)
  49. “Characterization of Polymer Adhesives for Composites”, NASA - Lewis Research Center, $99,593, with Drs. Dillon and Adrian Ludwick  (2/1984-1/1985)
  50. “Instrumentation for the Investigation of Structural Integrity of Sandwich Structures”, U. S. Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR), $92,000, (6/2000 - 12/2000)
  51. Analyzing the Processing and Properties of Long Fiber Thermoplastic Composites Made from Recycled Carbon Fiber, NSF-SBIR CREST supplement through Materials Technologies Innovations, LLC, $70,000, December 2013-Februray 2015, Mahesh Hosur (PI). 
  52.  “Beta Factor Development for Several Locations in the C-130H Fuselage”, Mercer Engineering Research Center, $ 66,000, Aanwar Haque (PI), Mahesh Hosur (Co-PI),(08/2001-12/ 2001)
  53. “A Study of Cumulative Fatigue Damage”, U.S. Navy Air Systems Command , $61,891, (5/1980-8/1981). 
  54. “Roadside Explosive Hazard Indicator and Deterrent System (REDHIDS)”, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, $ 56,500, Mahesh Hosur (PI), Shaik Jeelani (Co-PI),(4/2010-9/2010)
  55. “Advanced Integrated Structural Optimization”, McDonnell Douglas Aerospace, St. Louis, Missouri, $50, 000, with Hassan Mahfuz(Co-PI), (1/1995-12/1995)
  56. EPSCoR C2, University of Alabama in Huntsville (9/01/2010-07/31/2013), $46,580, Mahesh Hosur (PI)
  57.  “Reverse Fatigue of RTM Composites” - 3M Corporation, $45,000, with Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (4/1992-4/1995)
  58. “Investigation of Cumulative Fatigue Damage for Selected Materials”, U.S. Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, $42,635, (5/1982-8/1983)
  59. “A Study of Cumulative Fatigue Damage”, U.S. Navy Air Systems Command, $41,175, (2/1979-4/1980)
  60. “Evaporation Behavior of Super Alloy”, NASA, Lewis Research Center, $40,000,  (8/1978 - 8/1978), with Dr. R.P. Ramirez. 
  61. NRT-IGE-Nanomedicine Academy of the Minority Serving Institutions, Subcontract through Northeastern University, Oct 1 2015 to Sept 30th 2016, $ 30,000
  62.  “A study of Cumulative Fatigue Damage”, U.S. Navy, Naval Air Systems Command, $30,000 with Dr. B.Z. Jarkowski, (11/1977-9/1978)
  63. Minority Leaders Program, Materials and Manufacturing Nanotechnology Research, PI: Vijaya Rangari and Shaik Jeelani (10-01-2012-11-29-2013) 25,000
  64.  “Evaporation Behavior of Super Alloys”, NASA, Lewis Research Center, $25,000 , with Dr. R.P. Ramirez,(6/1978-12/1979)
  65. “Fractographic Analysis of Advanced Organic Matrix Composites”, U. S. Navy, Naval Air Development Center,  $25,000, (10/1989-11/1992) 
  66. “Surface Integrity in Machining 18% Nickel Maraging Steel”, National Science Foundation, $20,000, (6/1977 - 12/1978)
  67. “Measurement of Residual Stress Distribution in Machining AISI 4130 Steel”, NASA- Marshall Space Flight Center, $20,000, (9/1985-9/1986) 
  68. “Advanced Polymeric Composites Manufacturing”, Martin Merietta Laboratories, $20,000, Shaik Jeelani (PI),Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (2/1994-2/1995)
  69. “Determination of Residual Stress Distribution in Machining 2024-T351 Aluminum Alloy”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $20,000, (6/1987-5/1988) 
  70. “Characterization of Fiber Composites”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $ 20,000, (9/1986-8/1987) 
  71. “Effect of Electric Discharge Machining on the Fatigue Life of Inconel 718”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $18,000, (6/1986-5/1987). 
  72. “Characterization of Fiber Composites”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $18,000, (9/1985-9/1986). 
  73. “Effect of Electric Discharge Machining on the Fatigue Life of Inconel 718”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $18,000, (6/1985-5/1986). 
  74. “Environmental Effects on the Mechanical Properties of Composite Materials”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $18,000, (6/1987-5/1988). 
  75. “An Evaluation of the Interfacial Bond Properties between Carbon Phenolic and Glass Phenolic Composite Materials” NASA -Marshall Space Flight Center, $18,000, (6/1988-5/1988). 
  76. “Mechanical Property Testing of Resin Transfer Molded Composites”, McDonnel Douglas Corp. $15,000, Shaik Jeelani(PI), Hassan Mahfuz (Co-PI), (10/92-12/92)
  77. “Effect of Cutting Speed and Tool Rake angle on the Fatigue Life of AISI 4130 Steel”, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center, $15,000, (6/1984-5/1985). 
  78. “Aviation Pavement Study for FAA”, Pailen-Johnson Associates, $13,251,  
  79. “Micro-structural Study of the Thermo-mechanically Fatigued Titanimum Aluminide”, U. S. Navy, Naval Warfare Center (NAWC), $10,000, (9/1992-3/1993).