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

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

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State: WV

Number of Awards: 133
Total Amount Awarded: $134,175,408

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 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 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
2019 Latent Fingerprint Image Enhancement & Matching Using Deep Generative Adversarial Networks Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 West Virginia University WV 2019-R2-CX-0041 $99,618 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
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 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 Development of White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Samples NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2017 Evaluation of Acute Cell Toxicity of Pyrolytic Products of Synthetic Cannabinoids NIJ FY17 Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0032 $47,916 Closed
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 Development of a White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Individuals Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2016 Evaluation of Acute Cell Toxicity of Pyrolytic Products of Synthetic Cannabinoids Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences Continuations West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0032 $49,977 Closed
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 Open
2015 Development of White-tailed Deer Genetic Database for the Forensic Identification of Poached Samples NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0010 $50,000 Closed
2015 Evaluating the Efficiency of the Use of the Qiagen® QIAsymphony® with High Throughput Y-screening as an Alternative to Conventional Serology NIJ FY 15 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Marshall University Research Corporation WV 2015-R2-CX-K039 $154,577 Closed
2015 Evaluation of Acute Cell Toxicity of Pyrolytic Products of Synthetic Cannabinoids NIJ FY 15 Graduate Research Fellowship Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics West Virginia University WV 2015-R2-CX-0032 $45,683 Closed
2015 FY2015 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program - West Virginia State Police NIJ FY 15 DNA Capacity Enhancement and Backlog Reduction Program West Virginia State Police WV 2015-DN-BX-0055 $313,839 Closed
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
2015 West Virginia's FY2015 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Grant NIJ FY 15 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program West Virginia Division of Administrative Services, Justice and Community Services WV 2015-CD-BX-0051 $63,705 Closed
2014 2014 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Grant NIJ FY 14 Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program West Virginia Division of Administrative Services, Justice and Community Services WV 2014-CD-BX-0016 $63,029 Closed