Contracts and Grants

Current Sponsored Projects ($20.5M)

  1. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Facilities Award
    1998-2009, $4.0M
  2. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Facilities Award
    2003-2009, $4.0M
  3. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Facilities Award
    2008-2013, $4.5M
  4. United States Department of Agriculture
    Evans-Allen Research Formula Grants
    2007-2008, $1.6M
  5. United States Department of Agriculture
    Evans-Allen Research Formula Grants
    2008-2009, $1.6M
  6. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Extension Formula Grants
    2007-2008, $1.4M
  7. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Extension Formula Grants
    2008-2009, $1.4M
  8. National Science Foundation
    “Florida A&M University-Undergraduate Program”
    October 2004-September 2009, $2,500,000, (PI: C. Harris, Co-PI’s: R. Perry, M. Abdullah, B. Kelly, R. Turner)
  9. PACER/ Johns Hopkins University
    “Infrastructure Protection”
    July 2007-June 2009, $140,000 (PI: K. Walsh, Co-PI: M. Abdullah)

Projects Completed ($7M)

  1. National Aeronautics and Space Administration FAR Award
    “Use of Evolutionary Algorithms for Decision Making Processes in Civil Engineering”
    August 1998-February 2003, $250,000
  2. National Science Foundation CAREER Award
    "Optimal Output Feedback Control of Civil Structures"
    August 1997-Oct 2003, $370,000
  3. FAMU Ronald E. McNair Program
    “Use of Tuned Mass Dampers to Reduce Building Vibration”
    Summer 1999, 2000, $6,000
  4. Florida WAGES Program
    “Transportation Network Pilot Program”
    November 1999-July 2000, $300,000
  5. Washington University/NSF
    “Investigating Undergraduate Research Programs in Japan”
    June 2000-May 2001, $10,000
  6. Florida State University
    “Use of Evolutionary Algorithms for Decision Making Processes in Civil Engineering”
    July 2001-June 2002, $100,000 (PI: A. Chan-Hilton, Co-PI’s: M. Abdullah, J. Sobanjo,)
  7. National Science Foundation/Tokyo
    “Partnership in Advanced Technologies in Civil Engineering”
    June 2002-July 2002, $20,000
  8. National Science Foundation
    “Research Experience for Undergraduates in Japan in Advanced Technologies”
    June 2002-August 2002, $60,204 (PI: S.J. Dyke, Washington University, Co-PI’s: M. Abdullah)
  9. Florida A & M University - Undergraduate Program Course Development Mini Grant Program
    “Increasing Use of Computer Programs in Civil Engineering Mechanics”
    June 2000-May 2001, $10,000
  10. Florida A & M University - Undergraduate Program Course Development Mini Grant Program
    “Increasing Use of Computer Programs in Civil Engineering Mechanics”
    June 2001-May 2002, $10,000
  11. GE Fund
    “Learning Excellence Initiative”
    January 2001-December 2002, $274,000
  12. Washington University/NSF
    “NEES Consortium- Mini-Most Project”
    April 2004-October 2004, $10,000
  13. National Aeronautics and Space Administration Graduate Student Research Program
    “Using Matlab and Fluent for Fluid Structure Interaction in CWE”
    August 2002-July 2005, $72,000 (Co-PI’s: Ken Walsh)
  14. University of Florida/State of Florida- Department of Community Affairs
    “Post 2004 Hurricane Field Survey – an Evaluation of the Relative Performance of the Standard Building Code and the Florida Building Code”
    October 2004-September 2005, $18,000
  15. Federal Emergency Management Agency
    “FEMA HBCU Conference on Emergency Management”
    October 2004-September 2005, $125,000
  16. State of Florida- Department of Community Affairs
    “FEMA HBCU Conference on Emergency Management- Florida Supplement”
    October 2004-September 2005, $100,000
  17. University of Florida/State of Florida- Department of Community Affairs
    “Wind Resistance of Florida Residential Construction: In-Field Evaluation of Practicality, Acceptability and Effectiveness of Retrofit Mitigation Measures”
    October 2005-July 2006, $90,000
  18. Federal Emergency Management Agency/State of Florida- Department of Community Affairs
    “Making FAMU a Disaster Resistant University”
    October 2004-September 2006, $100,000
  19. National Science Foundation
    “Research Experience for Undergraduates in Japan in Advanced Technologies”
    June 2003-August 2006, $263,000 (PI: S.J. Dyke, Washington University, Co-PI’s: M. Abdullah)
  20. National Science Foundation
    “Collaboratory Research: Behavior of Braced Steel Frames with Innovative Bracing Schemes - A NEES Collaboratory Project”
    October 2003-September 2007, $809,000 (FAMU $80,000), (PI: Roberto Leon, GaTech, Co-PI’s: M. Abdullah, Reginald DeRoches, Andre Reinhorn, P. Benson Singh, Michele Bruneau)
  21. Multidisciplinary Center on Earthquake Engineering Research/NSF
    "Case Study of Earthquake Hazard in the Southeast"
    November 2000-October 2007, $350,000 (Co-PI: Y. Abdel Razig)
  22. United States Department of Agriculture
    Evans-Allen Research Formula Grants
    2006-2007, $1.6M
  23. United States Department of Agriculture
    1890 Extension Formula Grants
    2006-2007, $1.4M