David Carballo will receive $10,000 to lead a community-engaged archaeology project with youth living near the ancient city of Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities of the pre-Columbian Americas. A heavily visited tourist destination and iconic national treasure, Teotihuacan is nonetheless threatened by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Carballo and colleagues, including artist Pedro Cahuantzi […]
John Marston recipient of Fulbright Scholar Awards to Australia in the “All Disciplines” competition
Congratulations to Professor Marston! He has been selected as the recipient of one of six Fulbright Scholar Awards to Australia in the “All Disciplines” competition. This will allow him to spend the Spring 2020 semester at the School of Social Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, to collaborate with Dr. Andrew Fairbairn on a project […]
LCP got some good news this week! We’ll be receiving $55,000 over the next two years from the Austrian FWF, which is the country’s Science Fund (sort of the equivalent of our NSF) in conjunction with their new Open Research Data Project. We are partners with the Austrian Archaeological Institute in this grant, which will fund not […]
Congratulations to Mary Clarke. Her grant application to the Rust Foundation was approved. The award will support her research project project on “Production of Stone and State: The Intersection of Ancient Maya Domestic and Institutional Economies”.
Boston University Department of Archaeology Professor David Carballo is part of a new collaborative research grant through NSF titled “Origins of Urbanization and State Formation: Investigations at the Plaza of the Columns Complex at Teotihuacan, Mexico.” The total grant is ca. $300k of which ca. $78k will come to BU. The project will investigate a […]
Assistant Professor of Archaeology William Saturno has received another NASA grant for his ongoing investigation into Northern Peruvian Desert. “An Archaeological Investigation into the Northern Peruvian Desert Region Using Landsat, Hyperion, Advanced Land Imager (ALI), and ASTER Data” through the Space Archaeology Program of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate’s Earth Science Division. Congratulations to Professor […]
Paulo Medina (GRS’17) & Mario Giron-Abrego (GRS’18) awarded the Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program
The Chancellor’s Doctoral Incentive Program 2013 from The California State University Chancellor’s Office, is a mini-grant program is designed to support active CDIP Scholars and their CSU Faculty Advisors as they implement the Collaborative Plan of Support submitted with their applications. This exciting program provides money for travel to conferences/workshops, professional journals, small research projects. […]
Professor Chris Roosevelt to validate the techniques used by Professors Venkatesh Saligrama (ECE, SE) and David Castañón (ECE, SE), and Assistant Professor Mac Schwager (ME, SE), nearly $1M for their project, “CPS: Synergy: Data Driven Intelligent Controlled Sensing for Cyber Physical Systems.” read more.
According to the grant abstract, “the study will provide a detailed record of human occupation and environmental change” in the Maya Biosphere Reserve forest of northeastern Guatemala. This lowland area was where the Maya settled in pre-Columbian times. Researchers note that “climate change and environmental degradation have been proposed as the primary causes of extensive demographic […]
Professors Christopher Roosevelt and Christina Luke, co-Principal Investigators, awarded National Science Foundation for their research, Cultural Dynamics and Overlapping Interaction Spheres in the Marmara Lake Basin, Western Turkey, $202,124 Professor David Carballo, awarded National Science Foundation Grant for his research, Urbanism, Neighborhood Organization, and Domestic Economy at the Tlajinga District, Teotihuacan, Mexico, $188,238 Research Assistant […]