FUNDING & AWARDS

EXTRAMURAL FUNDING

CURRENT EXTRAMURAL Grants

2012-2015, 2012 Specialty Crop Block Grant, California Department of Food and Agriculture, $396,737 ($366,919 direct to SCW as PI and $29,818 to USDA-ARS-WRRC as a subcontractor), “Sustainable Technologies for Olive Mill Wastewater Management”

2014, California Olive Committee, $25,530 (total direct to SCW as PI), “Determination of Ethanol in Table Olives as a Simple, Rapid and Dependable Method to Detect Low-Quality Olives and Development of a Standard to be used by USDA Inspector”

2013, California olive producers, $30,000 (total direct to SCW as PI), “Reduction of Acrylamide in California-style table olives with the Use of Sodium Bisulphite”

PAST EXTRAMURAL Grants

2011-2012, 2011 Technical Assistance for Specialty Crops (TASC), Foreign Agriculture Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, $346,117 ($14,875 direct to SCW as a co-PI)“Composite Chemical Picture of U. S. Olive Oil: Removal of Potential Trade Barriers”           

2012, California Olive Committee, $33,000 (total direct to SCW as PI), “Determination of Styrene in Imported and Domestic Table Olives”


AWARDS

2012 Spring

UC Davis Post-doctoral Travel Award 

2007

R. B. Miller Fellowship for Excellence in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis

2003-2005

Bradford Borge Graduate Fellowship, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis

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