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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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Subtopic: Trace evidence

Number of Awards: 1,073
Total Amount Awarded: $242,831,602

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2019 Application of Morphologically-Directed Raman Spectroscopy (MDRS) for the Forensic Examination of Soils Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 University of New Haven CT 2019-DU-BX-0017 $686,336 Open
2019 Application of the Human Virome to Touched Objects and Hair Shafts Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Board of Regents, Univ of Nebraska, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln NE 2019-75-CX-0017 $443,931 Open
2019 Determining Time Since Deposition of Epithelial Cell Samples Using Intrinsic Fluorescence Signatures Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2019-DU-BX-0041 $469,468 Awarded, but not yet accepted
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 Development of a Human Virome Based Microarray as a Forensic Tool Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Board of Regents, Univ of Nebraska, Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln NE 2019-R2-CX-0048 $146,805 Open
2019 Development of Dual-Resolution 3D Imaging Device and Software Tools for Shoe and Tire Impression Evidence Collection, Visualization, and Recognition Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Purdue University IN 2019-R2-CX-0069 $823,804 Open
2019 Development of Microscopical Methods for the Systematic Analysis of Chemically Reacted, Improvised Low Explosives and Related Residues Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 McCrone Research Institute IL 2019-DU-BX-0047 $157,863 Open
2019 Estimating the postmortem interval of human skeletal remains using rapid, inexpensive microbiome tools Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Colorado State University CO 2019-DU-BX-0010 $390,748 Open
2019 Forensic Application of Pollen DNA Barcoding Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees FL 2019-R2-CX-0039 $150,000 Open
2019 FY19 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program- FORMULA, FY 2019 Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council GA 2019-CD-BX-0052 $602,182 Open
2019 Human Decomposition: Effect of Indoor Versus Outdoor Decomposition on the Microbiome of Human Cadavers and Implications for Future Forensic Research Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Sam Houston State University TX 2019-DU-BX-0025 $808,296 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 Open
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 The Research Foundation for the SUNY NY 2019-R2-CX-0035 $150,000 Open
2018 2018 Coverdell Program NIJ FY18 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program- FORMULA State of Texas TX 2018-CD-BX-0013 $1,678,735 Open
2018 2018 Georgia Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Program NIJ FY18 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program- FORMULA Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council GA 2018-CD-BX-0047 $618,562 Open
2018 A FOUNDATIONAL STUDY OF FIRE DEBRIS INTERPRETATION USING QUANTITATIVE MEASURES OF CHROMATOGRAPHIC FEATURES WITH THE APPLICATION OF ACE-V METHODOLOGY 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-0174 $176,490 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 FL 2018-R2-CX-0008 $150,000 Open
2018 Characterization of Modern Ammunition and Background Profiles: A Novel Approach and Probabilistic Interpretation of Inorganic Gunshot Residue NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics West Virginia University WV 2018-R2-CX-0009 $100,000 Open
2018 Classification Procedure for Lubricant Stains and Samples Collected from Sexual Assaults NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Central Florida Board of Trustees FL 2018-MU-BX-0002 $354,195 Open
2018 Development of a probabilistic multiclass model selection algorithm for high-dimension and complex data encountered in forensic pattern and trace evidence. NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics South Dakota State University SD 2018-R2-CX-0010 $149,942 Open
2018 DNA Analysis and the Postmortem Submersion Interval from the Microbiome of Waterlogged Skeletal Remains NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Virginia Commonwealth University VA 2018-R2-CX-0016 $49,981 Open
2018 DNA Contamination, Degradation, Damage and Associated Microbiomes: A Comparative Analysis through Massive Parallel Sequencing and Capillary Electrophoresis NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Board of Regents of the University of Oklahoma OK 2018-DU-BX-0205 $477,609 Open
2018 Estimating the Postmortem Interval at Longer Timescales Using Bone NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Colorado State University CO 2018-R2-CX-0018 $150,000 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 IDENTIFICATION OF LOW EXPLOSIVES AND THEIR POST-BLAST RESIDUES VIA GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY (GC) COUPLED WITH VACUUM ULTRAVIOLET (VUV) SPECTROSCOPY NIJ FY18 Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Trustees of Indiana University IN 2018-R2-CX-0015 $150,000 Open