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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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Fiscal year 2021 Awards

NIJ grantees will be notified through the JustGrants system when they have received an award. All grants not awarded by September 30th will be made as soon as possible on a rolling basis and no later than December 31, 2021. Applicants not receiving a FY 2021 award, for which they competitively applied, will be notified as soon as possible, but no later than the calendar year-end. Please continue to visit the NIJ website for updates on NIJ grant awards. NIJ will update the list below as they are released.

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Awardee Name: The University of Tennessee

Number of Awards: 23
Total Amount Awarded: $4,703,988

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Soil Fungal and Nematode Community Changes as a Methodology for Determining Long-Term Postmortem Interval after Cadaver Mass Loss GRF-STEM Continuations, FY 2019 The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2018 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY18 Continuations The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2017 Soil fungal and nematode community changes as a methodology for determining long-term postmortem interval after cadaver mass loss NIJ FY17 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics The University of Tennessee TN 2017-R2-CX-0008 $50,000 Open
2016 Establishing a Rank Order for Skeletal Element Sampling: Examining Differential DNA Yield Rates Among and Between Buried Human Skeletal Elements as Compared to Surface Recovered Skeletal Elements Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0178 $270,616 Closed
2016 ICPUTRD: Image Cloud Platform for Use in Tagging and Research on Decomposition Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0179 $327,372 Closed
2016 Implications of Three-Dimensional Laser Scanned Images for the Criminal Justice System Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2016-DN-BX-0177 $160,300 Closed
2015 Combined Temperature and Humidity Control to Tune Latent Fingermark Development by Superglue Fuming NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2015-IJ-CX-K015 $264,842 Closed
2015 Expanding on Total Body Score with Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2015-DN-BX-K019 $250,024 Closed
2014 Assessment of rapid, robust and efficient postmortem DNA sampling method for DVI and missing persons identification NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2014-DN-BX-K037 $187,518 Closed
2014 Evaluation of high density SNP Microarrays to Obtain Phenotypic and Ancestry Information from Skeletal Remains NIJ FY 14 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2014-DN-BX-K035 $264,722 Open
2014 The Evaluation and Refinement of Nonmetric Sex and Ancestry Assessment Methods in Japanese and Thai Individuals NIJ FY 14 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics The University of Tennessee TN 2014-DN-BX-0002 $16,490 Closed
2013 A Multidisciplinary Validation Study of Non-human Animal Models for Forensic Decomposition Research NIJ FY 13 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Tennessee TN 2013-DN-BX-K037 $226,382 Closed
2011 Specialized Crime Scene Investigator Training in Forensic Digital Photography, Crime Scene Mapping, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Shooting Scene Reconstruction NIJ FY 11 Forensic Science Training Delivery and Research Program The University of Tennessee TN 2011-DN-BX-K567 $450,000 Closed
2010 Developing an Empirically-Based Ranking Order for Bone Sampling: Examining the Differential DNA Yield Rates between Human Skeletal Elements over Increasing Post Mortem Intervals NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development The University of Tennessee TN 2010-DN-BX-K229 $200,316 Closed
2010 Developing Methods to Improve the Quality and Efficiency of Latent Fingermark Development by Superglue Fuming NIJ FY 10 Research and Development on Pattern and Impression Evidence The University of Tennessee TN 2010-DN-BX-K202 $258,816 Closed
2010 Evaluating the Use of DNA and RNA Degradation for Estimating the Post-Mortem Interval NIJ FY 10 Forensic DNA Research and Development The University of Tennessee TN 2010-DN-BX-K228 $167,414 Closed
2009 IMPROVING SEX ESTIMATION FROM CRANIA USING 3-DIMENSIONAL CT SCANS NIJ FY 09 Office of Science and Technology Continuations The University of Tennessee TN 2008-DN-BX-K182 $167,278 Closed
2009 Isotopic and Elemental Analysis of the William Bass Donated Skeletal Collection and Other Modern Donated Collections NIJ FY 09 Office of Science and Technology Continuations The University of Tennessee TN 2008-DN-BX-K193 $240,750 Closed
2009 Post Coital DNA Recovery NIJ FY 09 ORE Crime and Justice Research The University of Tennessee TN 2009-DN-BX-0023 $763,428 Closed
2008 Improving Sex Estimation from Craian Using 3-Dimensional CT Scans NIJ FY 08 Research and Development in Forensic Anthropology and Odontology: Invited Full Proposals The University of Tennessee TN 2008-DN-BX-K182 $171,215 Closed
2006 Biomechanical and Morphometric Body Mass Estimation from the Human Skeleton Employing High Resolution CTs, DEXA Bone Density Scans, Radiographs and Osteological Covariates Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2007 The University of Tennessee TN 2007-DN-BX-0013 $20,000 Closed
2006 Cultivating Methods to Enhance the Quality of Aged Fingerprints Developed by Cyanoacrylate Fuming NIJ FY06 Research and Development on Impression Evidence Solicitation: Invited Full Applications The University of Tennessee TN 2006-DN-BX-K031 $126,505 Closed
2006 Determination of Age and Sex from the Human Clavicle: A Geometric Morphometric Approach Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2007 The University of Tennessee TN 2007-DN-BX-0004 $20,000 Closed