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Grants and Support

U.S. Department of Homeland Security - "Dynamic Response of Thin Plate Structures under Close-in Blast Loading", $100,000 (2010-2012).

U.S. Department of Homeland Security - "The Dynamic Response
of Plate Structures Under Close-in Blast Loading", $110,000
(2008-2010).

U.S Department of Homeland Security - "The Effects of Lightweight Lining Materials for Reducing Blast Damage to Reinforced Aluminum Plates", $127,000 (2006-2007).

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).