Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2012, $84,830)
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.
- Forensic Fire Death Investigation: Investigating the Effects of Body Mass and Decomposition Sequence on Fire Burn Speed and Patterns and the Development of Performance Standards
- NIST/Office of Law Enforcement Standards funding for two projects associated with E-Crime technology portfolio, Computer Forensic Tool Testing and National Software Reference Library
- NIJ Co-funding for the NSF Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS)