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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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Keyword(s): mass spectrometry

Number of Awards: 123
Total Amount Awarded: $34,968,033

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2021 Comparative Evaluation of Low- and High-Resolution MS Approaches for Screening and Confirmation of New Psychoactive Substances in Human Specimen Matrices Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 15PNIJ-21-GG-04173-COAP $437,665 Open
2021 Expert Algorithm for Substance Identification (EASI) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION WV 15PNIJ-21-GG-04179-COAP $327,405 Awarded, but not yet accepted
2021 FY 2021 MDSP - Expanding Targeted Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) Capabilities for Controlled Substance Analysis Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 STATE POLICE, MARYLAND MD 15PNIJ-21-GG-02713-COAP $96,741 Open
2021 Illuminating the Dark: Molecular Networking as a Novel Psychoactive Substance Identification Strategy Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2021 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM WI 15PNIJ-21-GG-04171-COAP $271,842 Open
2021 Validation of a Confirmatory Proteomic Mass Spectrometry Body Fluid Assay for Use in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021 NEW YORK, CITY OF NY 15PNIJ-21-GG-02712-SLFO $105,592 Open
2020 Accurate THC Determinations in Seized Cannabis Samples for Forensic Laboratories Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0009 $350,000 Closed
2020 Detection of Ignitable Liquid Residues in Fire Debris by Using Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY TN 2020-DQ-BX-0003 $285,229 Open
2020 Development of an Open Source Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry (DART-MS) Search Software and Library Building Tool for the Analysis of Complex Drug Mixtures Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-20-RO-0012 $198,290 Closed
2020 LC-QqQ-MS screening assay for abused drug exposure based on covalent peptide/protein modification Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY FL 2020-R2-CX-0023 $100,000 Open
2020 Real-Time Sample-Mining and Data-Mining Approaches for the Discovery of Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS) Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2020-DQ-BX-0007 $555,401 Open
2020 Research and Development of a Rapid Approach for Identification of Calliphoridae Species Entomological Forensic Evidence Based on DART-HRMS-derived Chemical Signatures and Chemometrics Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2020-MU-MU-0016 $731,306 Open
2020 Validation of a LC-DAD-ESI/MS/MS method for the accurate measurement of THC and THCA-A among twenty cannabinoids in various products of Cannabis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY INC IL 2020-DQ-BX-0021 $160,181 Open
2019 Combining LC-MS/MS Product-Ion Scan Technology with GC-MS Analysis to Identify Drugs and Poisons in Postmortem Fluidsand Tissues Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 MIAMI-DADE, COUNTY OF FL 2019-DU-BX-0002 $372,438 Open
2019 Extraction and Quantification of Fentanyl and Metabolites from Complex Biological Matrices to Support Medicolegal Death Investigations Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY WV 2019-R2-CX-0037 $100,000 Open
2019 Extraction of Ignitable Liquid Residues by Dynamic Capillary Headspace Sampling and Comparison to the Carbon Strip Method Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, FY 2019 National Institute of Standards and Technology DJO-NIJ-19-RO-0007 $99,865 Closed
2019 Forensic Evidence from Chemical Imaging of Triacylglycerols in Latent Fingerprints Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY IA 2019-DU-BX-0134 $516,836 Open
2019 Identification of Anticoagulant Adulterants in Seized Material and Biological Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 FREDRIC RIEDERS FAMILY RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION PA 2019-DU-BX-0020 $412,100 Open
2019 Non-Contact Detection of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Naval Research Laboratory DJO-NIJ-19-RO-0011 $605,696 Closed
2019 Phase II Metabolites of Drugs in Hair: A Potential Solution for Environmental Contamination Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE NC 2019-DU-BX-0021 $295,625 Open
2019 Research to Develop Validated Methods for THC Quantification in Complex Matrices by High-resolution DART-MS—Focus on Edibles and Plant Materials Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2019-DU-BX-0026 $465,724 Open
2019 Validation of a Single Instrument, Single Sample Protocol for the Detection of the Inorganicand Organic Constituents of Firearms Discharge Residue Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY WV 2019-R2-CX-0044 $100,000 Past Project Period End Date
2019 Virbrational Spectroscopy for the Analysis of Organic Gunshot Residue: Detection, Identification and Characterization Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 RESEARCH FOUNDATION FOR THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, THE NY 2019-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Open
2018 A New Analytical Technique to Identify Surface Treatments of a Single Fiber NIJ FY18 Continuations Georgetown University DC 2017-R2-CX-0007 $50,000 Open
2018 A Paradigm Shift in Forensic Toxicology Screening: The Development and Validation of Two Automated Sample Preparation Techniques for the Comprehensive Screening of Biological Matrices Using High Resol NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC SCIENCE VA 2018-DU-BX-0168 $448,063 Open
2018 Analysis and Characterization of Smokeless Powders and Smokeless Powder Residues NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE FL 2018-R2-CX-0008 $150,000 Open