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Grants awarded by JSF

(updated on 29 July 2022)


Research Grants

Recipient's name and affiliation Title of the grant Awarded
amount
Date of
approval
Emil Kirilov
Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information, Austria
A simulator for quantum magnetism with electro-magnetic dipolar gas 220,000 27 Jul 2022
Giuliano Benenti
Insubria University, Como, Italy
Ultimate bounds for quantum heat engines 80,000 09 Jan 2022
Chaowei Hu
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Realizing high-temperature quantum anomalous Hall state via magnetic proximity effect 6,500 26 Nov 2021
Luigi Amico, Oliver Morsch
Universities of Catania and Pisa, Italy
Rydberg atomtronics 230,000 06 Nov 2021
Tatsu Takeuchi
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Dark Matter and the Hubble Scale 75,000 05 Nov 2021
Dafei Jin
Argonne National Lab and University of Chicago, IL
Solid helium-neon heterogeneous interface as a new 2D quantum electronic platform 120,000 05 Jul 2021
Natalia Berloff
University of Cambridge, UK
A polariton graph simulator 115,000 03 Jul 2021
Charis Anastopoulos
University of Patras, Greece
Foundations of Relativistic Quantum Information Theory 90,000 07 Feb 2021
Mark G. Raizen
University of Texas, Austin, TX
Atomic and Molecular Camera III 30,000 26 Apr 2020
Mark G. Raizen
University of Texas, Austin, TX
Atomic and Molecular Camera II 102,000 25 Jul 2019
Guiseppe Pezzotti and Elia Marin
University of Osaka, Japan
Solving an open energy loop in materials fatigue with a newly developed stress nanoscope 80,000 03 Jun 2019
Andreas Sinner and Klaus Ziegler
University of Augsburg, Germany
Pair creation and transport in an electron gas with spectral degeneracies 26,000 08 Jan 2019
Alexander Bataller
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Investigating contact electrification via operando ultrafast nonresonant spectroscopy 145,000 01 Jan 2019
Mark G. Raizen
University of Texas, Austin, TX
New Mechanisms for Efficient Field-Ionization and Development of an Atomic and Molecular Camera 134,600 11 Dec 2017
Karl David Stephan
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Precursor Investigation of Novel Propagation Modes in Plasma-Enclosed Waveguide 50,000 11 Dec 2017
Salvatore Butera and Iacopo Carussotto
University of Trento, Italy
Condensed-matter analog models of dynamical Casimir and Hawking effect 70,000 21 Aug 2017
Roberto Passante
University of Palermo, Italy
Dynamical Casimir and Casimir-Polder effect with Rydberg atoms II 70,000 21 Aug 2017
Djordje Minic
Virigina Tech, Blacksburg, VA
From modular quantum theory to quantum theory of gravity 60,000 16 Apr 2017
André Xuereb and Vittorio Peano
University of Malta
Topological Optomechanical Metamaterials 90,000 16 Apr 2017
Andreas Sinner and Klaus Ziegler
University of Augsburg, Germany
Emergent phenomena in systems of Fermions with band touching points 26,000 15 Oct 2016
Gary Williams
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Superfluidity of Helium Films Adsorbed on Carbon Nanotubes 70,000 17 Oct 2016
Robert Mettin
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
Low-Frequency Sonochemistry II 37,500 04 Oct 2016
Peter Tsang
Brown University, Providence, RI
Analytic, Non-Perturbative, Gauge-Invariant, Finite and Exact QCD 25,000 04 Oct 2016
Humphrey Maris
Brown University, Providence, RI
Cavitation from exotic ions in superfluid helium 85,000 15 Oct 2015
Karoly Holczer
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Tunable Energy Focusing with Laser 25,000 13 Sep 2015
Mauro Paternostro
Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, UK
Out-of-equilibrium thermodynamics of the Dynamical Casimir effect 74,000 13 Sep 2015
Daniel P. Lathrop
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Granular Electricity – II 80,000 04 May 2015
Steven Garrett
Penn State University, State College, PA
Equipment Grant for Vibrational Stabilization of Thermal Convection 15,000 10 Feb 2015
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – IV 80,000 23 Dec 2014
Kimball A. Milton
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
New Directions in Casimir Physics 50,000 11 Nov 2014
Julia Schneider and Robert Mettin
Georg-August-Universität, Göttingen, Germany
Low-Frequency Sonochemistry 70,000 25 Aug 2014
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – III 25,000 01 Dec 2013
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – III 70,000 01 Dec 2013
Herbert M. Fried
Brown University, Providence, RI
Applications of Modern Functional Quantum Field Theory 111,000 21 Oct 2013
Daniel P. Lathrop
University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Granular Electricity 85,000 27 Jul 2013
Jirohta Kasagi
Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
Liquid Li Cavitation 40,000 19 Jul 2013
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – II 50,000 25 Oct 2012
Alagu Thilagam
University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
Non-hermitian dynamics of open quantum systems applications 32,000 25 Oct 2012
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – II 70,000 25 Oct 2012
Roberto Passante
Universita' di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Dynamical Casimir and Casimir-Polder effect with Rydberg atoms 50,000 04 Jul 2012
Kimball Milton
The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Applications of the Quantum Vacuum – I 50,000 10 Oct 2011
Mauro Antezza
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Casimir-Lifshitz force out of thermal equilibrium – I 67,000 01 Sep 2011
Anton Kibalnik
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
A New Approach to Classical Electrodynamics 4,000 22 Oct 2009
Ara Ioannisyan
Yerevan Physics Institute, Yerevan, Armenia
The Axial Vector Current in the External Field 27,000 22 Oct 2009
Thomas Erber and Sidney A. Guralnick
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Piezomagnetism and Fatigue – II 35,000 26 Jul 2009
Gerald Guralnik
Brown University, Providence, RI
Problems in Quantum Field Theory 29,255 02 Jun 2009
Dolores Bozovic
University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Energy focusing in the Inner Ear 25,000 25 Oct 2008
Roberto Onofrio
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Astrophysics of Quantum Vacuum 2,100 17 Sep 2008
Giovanni Carugno
Padova University, Padova, Italy
Development of a Frequency Locking System 20,000 17 Sep 2008
Herbert M. Fried
Brown University, Providence, RI
Analytic, Non-Perturbative, Almost-Exact Gauge Theory 10,000 23 Oct 2008
Thomas Erber and Sidney A. Guralnick
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Piezomagnetism and Fatigue – I 25,000 21 Nov 2007
Karl Stephan
Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Experimental Investigation of Ball Lightning Formation Mechanisms 25,000 20 Dec 2007
Thomas Dombeck and Donald. D. Koetke
University of Hawaii, Hilo, HI
Study of Neutron Schwinger Scattering in Silicon 20,000 28 Jun 2007


Support for young participants of conferences, workshops, or schools

Recipient's name and affiliation Title of the grant Awarded
amount
Date of
approval
Yasser Omar
Portuguese Quantum Institute, Lisbon
QCMC - Int. Conference on Quantum Communication, Measurement and Computing (Lisbon 11-15 July 2022) 15,000 22 May 2022
Elisabetta Paladino
University of Catania, Italy
OneOverF2020 10,000 30 Jun 2022
Marco Incagli
INFN, Pisa, Italy
Student support for g-2 physics week 3,500 03 May 2019
Robert Bennett
University of Glasgow, UK
Workshop on Interatomic Coulombic Decay in External Environments (ICD-X) 8,000 25 Feb 2019
Simone Montangero
University of Padova, Italy
Workshop on New trends in complex systems dynamics 10,000 25 Feb 2019
Elisabetta Paladino
University of Catania, Italy
Italian Quantum Information Science Conference 2018 (IQIS18) 10,000 19 May 2018
Kimball A. Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Summer School and Workshop an Casimir Effect: Theory and Applications 10,000 20 Mar 2018
Ho Bun Chan
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Workshop on progress and prospects in Casimir interactions 15,000 08 Feb 2016
Michael Good
Nazarbayev Universtity, Astana, Kazakhstan
Workshop on Gravitation and Astrophysics 18,000 25 Mar 2016
Laura Mersini-Houghton
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Workshop on Hawking Radiation 15,000 22 May 2015
Kimball A. Milton
The University of Oklahoma Norman, OK
Les Houches Workshop on Casimir Physics 10,000 26 Jan 2014
Hubert de Guise
Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Workshop on Mathematical Methods in Quantum Tomography 10,000 25 Oct 2012
Thomas Kephart
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Quantized Flux in Tightly Knotted and Linked Systems 12,000 04 Jul 2012
Noureddine Mebarki
Mentouri University, Constantine, Algeria
Participation in an International Conference 2,500 13 Dec 2008
Thomas Curtright
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Miami 2008 10,000 13 Dec 2008
Shaaban Khalil
Zewail City of Science and Technology, Giza, Egypt
4th International Workshop on the Dark Side of the Universe 10,000 19 May 2008
F. Bary Malik
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
XXXI International Workshop on Condensed Matter Theories 10,000 22 Aug 2007
Qaisar Shafi
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
BCSPIN Summer School on High Energy Physics & Cosmology, Beijing 10,000 21 Mar 2007
Thomas Curtright
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Miami 2006 10,000 08 Oct 2006