Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $129,860)
Coverdell funds are to be used to improve the quality and timeliness of forensic science and medical examiner services and/or to eliminate backlogs in the analysis of forensic evidence, including controlled substances, firearms examination, forensic pathology, latent prints, questioned documents, toxicology, and trace evidence.
- Measuring rarity of combined features in palm versus finger impressions and evaluating examiner perceptions
- Ionic liquid-solvated near infrared dyes for detection of trace blood spatter in textiles under ambient lighting conditions
- Research and Development Using High-level Quantum Chemistry Calculations for the Creation of a Rapid Field Test for the Identification and Differentiation of Hemp and Marijuana