Research Support

Current support:

  • 2017 - 2019: NSF Division of Physics 1707900 "Control of Flagellated Bacteria Motion in Anisotropic Fluids" (LB is the PI with one co-PI)
  • 2016 - 2019: NSF DMREF (Designing Materials to Revolutionize and Engineer our Future) grant DMS-1628411 "Collaborative Research: Design of active ink for 3D printing: integrating modeling and experiments", (LB is the PI with three co-PIs).
  • 2014 - 2018: NSF grant DMS-1405769, "Ginzburg-Landau type problems in superconductivity and cell motility" (sole investigator)

Past support:

  • 2012 - 2017: NIH/NIGMS RO1 GM104978-03 grant "Collaborative Research: Predictive modeling of collective swimming in bacterial suspensions" (LB is the PI with one co-PI)
  • 2011 - 2016: DOE grant DE-FG02-08ER25862 "Coarse-graining Techniques for Complex Biomaterials" (sole investigator)
  • 2011 - 2016: NSF grant DMS-1106666 "Two-Parameter Homogenization Problems in Superconductivity and Related Problems" (sole investigator)
  • 2011 - 2016: BSF grant 2008130 "On some Ginzburg-Landau type functionals", USA-Israel Bi-National Science Foundation (one of four equal co-PIs)
  • 2015: NSF grant DMS-1522040 "Workshop in Interdisciplinary Mathematics" (LB is the PI with one co-PI)
  • 2013 - 2014: NSF grant DMS-1311726 "Conference on PDE and Dynamical systems in Biology", (LB is the PI with one co-PI)
  • 2011 - 2014: NATO travel grant, HSD.CLG 984278, "Radicalization of Social Communities towards Support of Terrorism: sociological investigation and mathematical modelling (LB is the grant holder with one co-PI)
  • 2008 - 2011: DOE grant DE-FG02-08ER25862 "Finite-dimensional approximations for continuum multiscale problems" (sole investigator)
  • 2007 - 2011: NSF grant DMS-0708324 "Homogenization of Ginzburg-Landau and Elasticity Problems and Related Questions" (sole investigator)
  • 2007 - 2010: NATO travel grant HSD. CLG 983046 "Critical Transitions in Social Networks"
  • 2007 - 2008: Subcontract for DOE award 7F-01021 "Rheology of Biosuspensions"
  • 2005 - 2007: Subcontract for DOE award DE FG02 o4ER83946 "Low Loss Ferrelectric Material Development for Accelerator Applications"
  • 2003 - 2007: NSF grant DMS-0204637 "Modeling of multiscale inhomogeneous materials with periodic and random microstructure" (sole investigator)
  • 2004 - 2006: NATO grant SST. NUKR. CLG. 981080 "Mathematical Modeling of Social Networks"
  • 2000 - 2002: NSF grant DMS-0042749 "Polymer composites with interacting fillers", International Supplement to NSF DMS-9971999 (sole investigator)
  • 1999 - 2002: NSF grant DMS-9971999 "Dynamic and nonlinear static problems in periodic and random composites" (sole investigator)
  • 2000: NSF grant DMS-0072259, International Conference "Homogenization and Materials Science" (the Principal Investigator with two CO-PIs)
  • 1998 - 2000: Co-PI on a two year grant "Polymer/Ceramic Composites for Integral Passive Components in PWB" funded by a consortium of two industrial companies Polyclad, Inc. and TAM Ceramics, Inc. (co-PI with J. Dougherty, Materials Research Lab, The Pennsylvania State University)
  • 1996 - 1999: NSF DMS-9622927, "Dynamical Problems in Piezocomposites for Transducer Applications", National Science Foundation (sole investigator)