Grants – Controlled Environment Agriculture (NEMALI Lab)

Grants

Grant Activities and Internal/Outside Support

2017:

  • 2017-2018:  Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation: Smartphone-Based Rapid, Inexpensive, and Accurate Estimation of Plant Nitrogen Status in Floriculture Production ($12,000). PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.
  • 2017-18: HLA Department Scholarship for Graduate Student ($32,000)

2018:

  • 2018-2020: USDA-SCBG: Research Based Extension Education Program for Increased Year-Round Profitability in Greenhouse Based Hydroponic Lettuce Production ($50,000). PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali, Co-PI: Dr. Petrus Langenhoven.
  • 2018-2019:  USDA-SCBG: Research Based Education for Indiana Beginner Farmers on Profitable Indoor (Vertical) Farming ($35,000). PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali, Co-PIs: Roy Ballard and Nicole Witkowski.
  • 2018: Donation from Galema’s Greenhouse ($3000)
  • 2018: HLA Departmental support for construction of vertical farm ($15,000)
  • 2018: HLA Departmental support for equipment maintenance ($3000)
  • 2018: Fluence Bioengineering, Donation of LED light fixtures for research ($12,000)
  • 2018-19: American Floral endowment, Smartphone-Based Rapid, Inexpensive, and Accurate Estimation of Plant Nitrogen Status in Floriculture Production ($12,600). PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.
  • 2018-20: Borlaug Grant, USDA FAS (Egypt: Hydroponics) ($46000). PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali, Co-PI: Dr. Laura Ingwell
  • 2018-19: Fred C. Gloeckner Foundation ($12800) Principal Investigator. PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.

2019:

  • 2019-20: Horticulture Research Institute ($48,000) PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali. Co-PI: Kyle Daniel
  • 2019: Happy Leaf, Donation of LED light fixtures ($3000)
  • 2019: USDA Foreign Agriculture Service ($46000): PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.
  • 2019: USDA SCBG ($90,000): PI: Krishna Nemali, CoPI: Amanda Deering
  • 2019: USAID: US-Egypt COEA ($17840): Co=PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.
  • 2019: American Floral Endowment ($26,000): PI: Dr. Krishna Nemali.

 

2020:

  • 2020-21: Purdue Instructional Innovation Grant ($100,000) PI: Krishna Nemali

2021:

  • Automated Monitoring and Management of Plant Nitrogen Status in Organic Farming Using Decentralized and Collaborative IoT Sensors and Image Analyses ($27,000) PI: Krishna Nemali
  • Increasing Crop Productivity and Consumer Accessibility of Hydroponically Grown Organic Lettuce in Indiana ($143,000) PI: Krishna Nemali
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