Several grants I have actively participated in or have received funding from, including NSF, Dept of Ed Title V, Perkins, and NASA.

Ad Hoc and Panel Reviewer, National Science Foundation (NSF) (2017-present)

NSF CMMI Game Changers Academies Panel Fellow (Spring 2022)

External Grants and Contracts

  • Board Member, Communication Advisory Board, UNM ADVANCE NSF Award. (2016-2022)
  • Collaborator, National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) proposal: Modeling and Analyzing High-Dimensional Molecular Assembly: Quantifying the Impact of Allergen Structure (Lydia Tapia) (2015-2020)
  • Education Mentor and CNM PI, NIH IRACDA/ASERT grant (Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards/Academic Science Education and Research Training Program) [NIH 5K12GM088021-04 Subaward 3R84N: $10,000 (2013)/$16,000 (2014, 2015)] (2013-2015)
  • Education Specialist, “Gateway Science and Math Course Reform” UNM STEM Gateway program [U.S. Department of Education Title V grant, 2011-2016] (2012-2014)

Internal Grants through CNM Foundation and Perkins Funding

Teaching Technology

  • iPads to use in Active Learning Classrooms (50 requested, 100 funded (2013); $500 each)

Lab Instrumentation

  • Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectrometers (2 (2006) and 1 (2013); $35,000 each)
  • Gas-Chromatograph Mass Spectrometer (1; $50,000 (2006) and 1; $60,000 (2016)) 
  • Miniature Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer (2 total; $80,000 each)


  • ChemDraw Site License (repeated every year, 2007-present, $4000 each year)

Graduate School Contracts

  • Master TA, University of New Mexico (funded by NASA Pursue Project), 8/99-12/99
  • Graduate TA, University of New Mexico, 8/98-12/99
  • Graduate RA, University of New Mexico, 2/99-5/99

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