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Grants and Support
Michigan Space Grant Consortium – Research Seed Grant, “Experimental Evaluation of Blast Mitigating Materials for Aircraft Structures”, $10,000 (2005).
Transportation Security Administration – An Investigation of the Effects of Pre-pressurization on Explosive Damage of a Reinforced Aluminum Shell,” $102,000 (2004-2005).
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – “German Initiative for Students in Science and Technology”, $20,000, Lee Forrester and Roger Veldman, (2003-2005)
Federal Aviation Administration – An Investigation of the Effects of Pre-pressurization on Explosive Damage of a Clamped Aluminum Plate,” $102,000 (2002-2003).
Pfizer Global Research and Development – “Strategic Alliance Funding for Hope College Engineering Program”, $100,000. Roger Veldman and John Krupczak, (2002-2003).
Johnson Controls Inc. – Prediction of thermal deflection of automotive headliner composite materials, $20,000 (2000-2001).
Michigan Space Grant Consortium Enhancing commercial aircraft explosion survivability via active pressure venting, $8,000 (1999-2000).