Awards, Grants, and Support of William F. Polik

 
  1. Hope College, "Start-Up Equipment Funds for Laser Spectroscopy Research Laboratory", 6/1/88-5/31/90, $75,000.

  2. American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund, "Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Highly Excited Vibrational States in Polyatomic Molecules", 6/1/88-5/31/90, $18,000.

  3. Research Corporation, Cottrell College Science Grant, "Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Highly Excited Vibrational States in Polyatomic Molecules", 6/1/88-5/31/90, $25,000.

  4. Pew Mid-States Science and Mathematics Consortium, "Laser Spectroscopy of Excited Molecules", 6/1/89-8/31/89, $7,500.

  5. Pittsburgh Conference College Grants Award Program, "Opening the Black Box: Exposing Undergraduates to Laser Operation and Spectroscopy", 6/1/89-8/31/89, $3,000.

  6. Coherent, Inc., "Donation of Laser Equipment for a Laser Teaching Laboratory", 9/1/89, valued at $2,500.

  7. Deluxe Check Printers, "A Laser Teaching Laboratory at Hope College", 4/23/90, $1,500.

  8. National Science Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program, "Laser Theory, Spectroscopy, and Kinetics Equipment for Undergraduate Instruction", 5/1/90-11/30/92, $44,037.

  9. Hope College Faculty Development Grant, "Laser Spectroscopy of Polyatomic Molecules", 5/28/90-8/3/90, $2,400.

  10. American Physical Society, Laser Science Topical Group, "Undergraduate Research Grant", 5/28/90-8/3/90, $2,500.

  11. Pew Mid-States Science and Mathematics Consortium, "Undergraduate Research Fellowship", 5/28/90-8/3/90, $2,500.

  12. Research Corporation, Cottrell College Science Grant, "Spectroscopy and Dynamics of Highly Excited Vibrational States in Polyatomic Molecules", 6/1/90-5/31/92, $28,000.

  13. DuPont, "A Laser Teaching Laboratory at Hope College", 1/1/91, $10,000.

  14. Council on Undergraduate Research, "Academic-Industrial Undergraduate Research Fellowship", 5/27/91-8/23/91, $2,500.

  15. National Science Foundation, "Presidential Young Investigator Award", 6/1/91-5/31/98, $312,500.

  16. Wyckoff Chemical Company, "Matching Support of Presidential Young Investigator Program", 9/1/91-8/30/96, $37,500.

  17. Dow-Corning, "Donation of Lambda-Physik Excimer/Dye Laser System for Collaborative Raman Spectroscopy of Thin Films", 12/20/91, valued at $74,785.

  18. Warner-Lambert, "Matching Support of Presidential Young Investigator Program", 1/15/92, $5,000.

  19. Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, "Kinetics Data Acquisition and Analysis System for the Undergraduate Physical Chemistry Laboratory", 1/17/92, $20,000.

  20. Kresge Foundation, “Science Initiative for the Purchase of Scientific Equipment”, 4/30/92-6/30/94, $114,750.

  21. Exxon Education Foundation, "Matching Support of Presidential Young Investigator Program", 10/26/92, $10,000.

  22. Laser Photonics, "Donation of Laser Equipment for Laser Teaching Laboratory", 5/12/93, valued at $6,685.

  23. CAChe Scientific Higher Education Program, "Equipment Grant to Establish a Computational Chemistry Laboratory for Undergraduate Instruction", 4/29/93, co-PI with William S. Mungall, valued at $19,196.

  24. National Science Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement Program, "Computational Chemistry Laboratory for Undergraduate Instruction", 6/15/93 - 11/30/95, co-PI with William S. Mungall, $45,812.

  25. National Academy of Sciences, "IUPAC Conference Travel Grant", 8/5/93, $1,200.

  26. Ford Motor Company, "Laser Technology Laboratory", 4/25/94-4/24/96, $50,000.

  27. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Chemical Computation and Visualization for Biology and Chemistry Courses", 5/31/94-6/9/94, $5,000.

  28. Pew Midstates Science and Mathematics Consortium, "Faculty Development Workshop for Computational Chemistry in the Undergraduate Curriculum", 7/13/94-7/16/94, co-PI with William S. Mungall, $20,600.

  29. National Science Foundation, Supplemental Grant, "Visiting Scholar Appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 8/1/94-7/31/95, co-PI with Robert W. Field, $30,000.

  30. Dow-Corning, "Donation of Ramanor 2000 Spectrometer and Data Acquisition System", 9/11/95, valued at $30,000.

  31. Howard Hughes Medical Institute, "Interactive WWW Documents for Chemistry and Beyond", 12/15/96-7/31/98, $5,000.

  32. Hope College Computing and Information Technology Department, "Chemistry Department WWW Server", 12/31/97, $3,000.

  33. Pfizer Central Research Division, "Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (Kevin W. Paulisse)", 5/1/98-7/31/98, $5,000.

  34. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, "Beckman Undergraduate Fellowship (Katie M. Horsman)", 5/1/98-7/31/99, $17,600.

  35. NMR Concepts, "NMR Concepts and Operating Techniques Workshop", 7/6/98 - 7/18/98, $2,800.

  36. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, "Beckman Undergraduate Fellowship (Jordan R. Schmidt)", 5/1/99-7/31/00, $17,600.

  37. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, "Beckman Undergraduate Fellowship (Karen E. Hahn)", 5/1/00-7/31/01, $17,600.

  38. Hope College Instructional Technology Grant, "Computational Chemistry Server", 6/1/00, $2,300.

  39. Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation, "Beckman Scholars Program", 5/1/00-7/31/02, $52,800.

  40. Hope College Simon DenUyl Fellowship, "Development of Tools for Teaching and Using Computational Chemistry", 5/6/02-7/26/02, $3,600.

  41. American Physical Society, Division of Laser Science, "Distinguished Traveling Lecturer Program", with Catherine M. Mader and Brent P. Krueger, 10/16/03-10/17/03, $1,400.

  42. Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Scholar/Fellow Program, "Potential Energy Surfaces of Polyatomic Molecules at High Energies", 11/1/03-8/31/06, $100,000.

  43. Research Corporation, "Spectroscopically Accurate Potential Energy Surface Calculations at High Energies", 12/15/03-3/14/06, $45,000.

  44. National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation, "Acquisition of a Transportable Pulsed Laser System to Enhance Undergraduate Research Programs", 8/1/04-7/31/07, co-PI with Stephen Drucker, Karen J. Muskens, Mark A. Muyskens, and Timothy S. Zwier, $241,663.

  45. National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation, "Acquisition of a Computer Cluster for Research, Research Training, and Teaching", 7/1/05-6/30/09, $379,609.

  46. National Science Foundation, Cyberinfrastructure and Research Facilities, "Collaborative Research: Center for Studying Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy of Open-Shell and Electronically Excited Species", 9/1/06-8/31/11, $187,500.

  47. National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation, "Acquisition of a Computer Cluster for Undergraduate Chemistry Research and Teaching by the Midwest Undergraduate Computational Chemistry Consortium (MU3C)", 7/1/10-6/30/13, co-PI with Brent P. Krueger, Scott E. Feller, Daniela Kohen, and Kieth T Kuwata, $299,942.

  48. Hope College, "Schaap Research Fellow", 7/1/13-6/30/18, $60,000.

 
William F. Polik 
Department of Chemistry 
Hope College 
Holland, MI 49422-9000 
 
phone: (616) 395-7639 
fax: (616) 395-7118 
email: polik@hope.edu 
url: http://www.chem.hope.edu/~polik