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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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Awardee Name: WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION

Number of Awards: 36
Total Amount Awarded: $48,366,265

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 Assessing the Strength of Trace Evidence Fracture Fits Through a Comprehensive, Systematic, and Quantifiable Approach Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0012 $466,543 Open
2020 Comprehensive Assessment of Novel Reference Materials and Analytical Methods for the Analysis and Interpretation of Organic and Inorganic Gunshot Residues Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2020-DQ-BX-0010 $476,517 Open
2019 Development of a Baseline Survey of Random Presence of Glass and Paint for the Interpretation of Evidence in the U.S. Courts Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2019-DU-BX-0015 $326,820 Open
2019 Fast On-site Screening of Seized Drugs by Electrochemical and Spectroscopic Tools: Identification of Fentanyl and Novel Psychoactive Substances Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2019-DU-BX-0030 $267,438 Open
2018 Fast Screening of Firearm Discharge Residues by Laser-based Spectrochemical Methods, Electrochemical Sensors, and Chemometrics NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2018-DU-BX-0186 $379,394 Open
2018 Poisson Processes and Randomly Acquired Characteristics: Are Wear Features on Footwear Randomly Distributed? NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2018-MU-MU-0003 $178,080 Open
2018 Structural Characterization of Emerging Synthetic Drugs NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2018-75-CX-0033 $368,415 Open
2018 Using Artificial Intelligence Technologies to Expose Darknet Opioid Traffickers NIJ FY18 Artificial Intelligence Technology Applied Research and Development for Law Enforcement Applications WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2018-75-CX-0032 $985,950 Open
2017 Pressure factors in cartridge case comparisons NIJ FY17 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2017-DN-BX-0161 $378,501 Open
2016 Understanding the Expert Decision Making Process in Forensic Footwear Examinations: Accuracy, Decision Rules, Predictive Value and the Conditional Probability of an Outcome Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 2016-DN-BX-0152 $213,735 Past Project Period End Date
2015 Viable, Affordable, and Meaningful Integration of Organic and Inorganic Analysis of Firearms Discharge Residue NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2015-DN-BX-K048 $212,875 Closed
2013 A Quantitative Assessment of Shoeprint Accidental Patterns with Implications Regarding Similarity, Frequency and Chance Association of Features NIJ FY 13 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2013-DN-BX-K043 $389,321 Closed
2013 Biometrics from the Isotopic Analysis of Amino Acids in Human Hair NIJ FY 13 Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2013-DN-BX-K007 $283,464 Closed
2010 Estimating Postmortem Interval: A Molecular Approach NIJ FY 10 Research and Development on Forensic Crime Scene and Medicolegal Death Investigations West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2010-DN-BX-K180 $462,492 Closed
2010 On-Site Confirmatory Test for Tissue Type and Specimen Age NIJ FY 10 Research and Development on Instrumental Analysis for Forensic Science Applications West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2010-DN-BX-K247 $146,055 Closed
2010 Proposal for FY 2010 Congressional Appropriations Act NIJ FY 10 Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2010-D1-BX-K016 $4,000,000 Closed
2010 WVU Identification Technology Research and Transition Center (CITeR - TRAC) NIJ FY 10 Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2010-DD-BX-K037 $1,000,000 Closed
2009 FY09 Congressionally Selected Funds NIJ FY09 Office of Science and Technology Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2009-DI-BX-K012 $4,000,000 Closed
2009 Increasing Student and Community Safety NIJ FY09 Building and Enhancing Research Researcher-Practitioner/Policymaker Partnerships West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2009-IJ-CX-0205 $157,388 Closed
2009 Verification anfd Validation of LEAP An Encrypted Disk Drive Forensic Tool NIJ FY 09 Office of Science and Technology Continuations West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2007-DN-BX-K126 $100,000 Closed
2009 WVU Identification Technology Research and Transition Center NIJ FY09 Office of Science and Technology Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2009-D1-BX-K105 $1,000,000 Closed
2008 FY08 Congressionally Directed Funds NIJ FY08 Office of Science and Technology Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2008-DN-BX-K223 $3,554,140 Closed
2007 Encrypted Disk Drive Forensic Tools for Law Enforcement NIJ FY 07 Electronic Crime and Digital Evidence Recovery: Invited Full Proposals West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2007-DN-BX-K126 $251,183 Closed
2006 FY06 Congressionally Directed Funds NIJ FY06 Office of Science and Technology Congressionally Directed Awards West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2003-RC-CX-K001 $3,948,912 Closed
2005 Enhanced Forensic Mass Spectrometry Methods General Forensics Research and Development Full Applications West Virginia University Research Corporation WV 2005-IJ-CX-K014 $169,091 Closed