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Awards Listing

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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 As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects; forensic laboratory enhancement activities; and fellowship programs.

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State: TN,
City: Knoxville

Number of Awards: 31
Total Amount Awarded: $8,316,461

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Identification of Blunt Force Traumatic Fractures in Burned Bone Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 University of Tennessee TN 2019-75-CX-0019 $212,738 Open
2019 Implementing NAGPRA: Connecting Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices to Tribal Partners Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants Solicitation, FY 2019 University of Tennessee TN 2019-75-CX-0015 $114,540 Open
2018 Automation-Supported Curation of Large Forensic Image Databases NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Tennessee TN 2018-DU-BX-0181 $354,751 Open
2018 The Impact of Drugs on Human Decomposition and the Postmortem Interval: Insect, Scavenger and Microbial Evidence NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Tennessee TN 2018-DU-BX-0180 $726,629 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 Open
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 Computerized Reconstruction of Fragmentary Skeletal Remains for Purposes of Extracting Osteometric Measurements and Estimating MNI NIJ FY 11 Applied Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of Tennessee TN 2011-DN-BX-K537 $514,495 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
2010 Knox County Forensics Enhancement Program FY2010 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program Knox County Sheriff''s Office TN 2010-CD-BX-0084 $174,828 Closed
2009 Forensic Science Training and Development and Delivery Program: Forensic Crime Scene Investigation Web-Based NIJ FY 09 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program The Institute of Public Service TN 2009-DN-BX-K190 $775,226 Closed
2009 National DNA Training Initiative NIJ FY 09 Forensic Science Training Development and Delivery Program University of Tennessee TN 2009-DN-BX-K191 $647,802 Closed
2009 The Knox County Sheriff''s Office seeks funding to expand its Cold Case Unit to use DNA technology to solve their violent cold cases, utilizing funds for overtime, two new positions and four part time NIJ FY 09 Solving Cold Cases with DNA Knox County Sheriff''s Office TN 2009-DN-BX-K166 $267,584 Closed
2008 DEVELOPMENT OF A WEB BASED GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR THE NATIONAL MISSING AND UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS SYSTEM (NAMUS) NIJ FY 08 Geospatial Technology: Invited Full Proposals University of Tennessee TN 2008-IJ-CX-K406 $165,509 Closed
2008 Improving Facial Reproduction Using Empericial Modeling NIJ FY 08 Research and Development in Forensic Anthropology and Odontology: Invited Full Proposals University of Tennessee TN 2008-DN-BX-K183 $107,099 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