NYU Researchers Receive More Than $45 Million in Stimulus Funds to Conduct Research in Climate Change, Develop Low-Cost Wireless Connections for Rural Areas, and Explore the Genetic Causes of Schizophrenia


New York University researchers have received more than $45 million under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), or stimulus package, proposed by the Obama Administration and passed by Congress this spring. Additional grant applications, submitted to federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, are still under consideration with award decisions expected in the coming months.

Below are some of the NYU research projects conducted with the support of ARRA funding:

  • David Holland, director of the Center for Atmosphere Ocean Science at NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, is studying the impact of global warming on the Antarctic Ice Sheet-an undertaking that will provide a method for measuring effects of oceanic and atmospheric 500

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