NSF Awards $1.5 Million to Mathematics and Education Faculty

Ichinose-Waller-PagniCheri Ichinose, associate professor of mathematics, Patrice Waller, assistant professor of secondary education, and David L. Pagni, professor of mathematics, have been awarded a National Science Foundation Noyce Program grant, expected to total $1.5 million over five years, to recruit and prepare mathematics majors to become high school math teachers.

The project, in which first-year funding of $941,815 has been awarded, partners with Anaheim Union High School District, Santa Ana Unified School District and Santa Ana College and seeks to increase the number of highly qualified secondary math teachers.

Select grant opportunities:

  • Plan ahead: NSF's  Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) Program  provides support to: acquire critical instrumentation without which advances in fundamental science and engineering research may not otherwise occur; and develop next-generation research instruments that open new opportunities to advance the frontiers in science and engineering research (Jan. 2020)

Updated 3.14.19


sbdc awarded nearly $1.5 million from state

Mike DanielLed by Network Director, Michael Daniel, the Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center received nearly $1.5 million from the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, or Go-Biz.


january grants and contracts awardees

More than $3.1 million were awarded in grants and contracts to faculty and staff in January.


NSF to Present Grants Conference in L.A.

The National Science Foundation will present its Spring Grants Conference May 20-21 in Los Angeles. The event will provide key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF, including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management topics and other important information. Program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and to answer attendee questions.