Funding

Smart Sustainable Fertilizer Manager, PI
Funding Source: The National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps™)
Total budget: $50,000. 2022

Building Research, Education, And Leadership for Agriculture and Related Career (bREAL – ARC), Co-PI. PI: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Total budget: $1,000,000. 2022

Water Quality Assessment in Florida’s Ag. Sector, PI
Funding Source: WEO Foundation
Total budget: $38,000. 2022

Plant Tissue Culture in Selected Ornamentals and Fruit Trees , PI
Funding Source: Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Total budget: $6,000. 2022

Nitrogen Management and Plant Quality Monitoring Using Optical Sensor Technology in Native and Non-Native Specialty Crops, PI
Funding Source: USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
Total budget: $82677.37. 2021

Conservation of South Florida Mycorrhizal Fungi, PI
Funding Source: Fred Case Grant. 2021

Herb Spiral Garden and Irrigation Project, PI and Compost Pile Project, Co-PI. PI: Connie Caldwell
Funding Source: FIU Office of Sustainability – PI: Connie Caldwell
Total budget: $5,000. 2019

Cochran Fellowship Program, Co-PI. PI: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
Funding Source: USDA – Marketing of Agricultural Produce (Fruit and Vegetables) – Moldova.
Total budget: $63,000. 2017

Innovative Curriculum for Agriculture Training and Career for Hispanics, Co-PI. PI: Dr. Mahadev Bhat
Funding Source: USDA NIFA HSI
Total budget: $2,049,601. 2016-2021

Cochran Fellowship Program, Co-PI. PI: Dr. Michael Cheng
Funding Source: USDA
Total budget: $85,356.46. 2016

Cultivar Evaluation and Precision Water Assessment in Grapevine with the emphasis on Super-Absorbent Polymers, PI
Funding Source: Oklahoma Viticulture and Enology
Total budget: $24,976. 2015

Effects of super-absorbent polymers on grapevine transplant cultivars, PI
Funding Source: Oklahoma Viticulture and Enology
Total budget: $20,616. 2014