Faculty Research & Support

The University of Illinois Springfield provides support and recognition for excellence in faculty scholarship, including:

Spring 2020 Faculty Scholarship Series announced.

Additional Opportunities

The Discovery Partners Institute of the University of Illinois announces the 2020 Seed Grant Funding competition. Proposals are due May 29, 2020.

Center for Urban Resilience and Environmental Sustainability, a system-wide interdisciplinary initiative, invites investigators to join them.

Faculty Publications

Books authored by UIS faculty, 2016-Present (PDF)

Open Access publications by UIS authors on Web of Science (docx)

Internal Faculty Grant Winners

Berman Sabbatical Fund

2020 Award: Stories of the Magdalene in the Liturgy of Medieval England

Donna Bussell, Associate Professor of English

Moy Collaborative Research Fund

Associate Professor Stephen R. Johnson and Associate Professor Julio A. Copello have been awarded the Caryl Towsley Moy, Ph.D., Endowed Fund for Collaborative Research Grant to conduct innovative heart disease research.

Grant Writing Mentorship program

2020 Awardees

Faculty Mentor Topic
Amirreza Niakanlahiji (CSC) Haadi Jafarian

(UC Denver)

Automated Discovery of Interoperability Vulnerabilities in Applications
Yun Zhao (ENS)

Yanhui Guo (CSC)

Tih-Fen Ting (UIS) Automatic Environmental Monitoring Using Unmanned Ariel Systems (UAS) and Artificial Intelligence (AI)


Competitive Scholarly Research Grant

2020 Awards

Bjorngaard, Brytton Visual Arts Letterpress Studies: Development of Skills, Press Restoration, Creative Work, and Studio Manuals.
Guo, Ping Computer Science Artificial Intelligence-Aided Mobile AuxiliaryTool for Alzheimer’sCaregiving
Hanson, Anne-Marie Environmental Studies Evaluating Litter Prevention Strategies on Lake Springfield
Kang, Youngjin Human Services “I wish my divorced parents disclosed their dating relationships to me differently.”
Lively, Joshua Environmental Studies Ecosystem change in the Western Interior Seaway: environmental context for the origin and diversification of mosasaurs
McEuen, Amy Biology Tallgrass prairie succession and enhancing growth of tallgrass prairie forbs*
Oktay, Sibel Political Science Who Counts as an Ally in International Relations? An Experimental Study
Styles, Megan Environmental Studies Hemp Dreams: Illinois Farmers’ Experiences Cultivating a Novel Crop

*Funding provided by the Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon