Research

Summary of Funded Research Grants where John McCray is PI or co-PI

Total Research Dol ars Awarded:
>$15 M Total, ~$ 10 M as PI

Project Descriptive Title
Sponsoring
Total
Start
End Date PI or
Agency
Budget
Date
Co-PI
Reinventing America’s Urban


CSM
Water Infrastructure: Managing
NSF, ERC
PI
Urban Stream Hyporheic Zones for (via Stanford)
$ 5 MM
8/1/11
7/31/16
Water Reclamation application


Water Quality Impacts of the



Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation in USGS-NIWR
$140,162 9/1/11
10/31/14
PI
the Rocky Mountain West: Heavy


Metals and Disinfection


Byproducts," $140,162


Risk-Based Decision Making for



Assessing Potential Impacts of
U.S. EPA
$900,000 12/1/09
11/30/12
PI
Geologic CO2 Sequestration on


Drinking-Water Sources


Training Graduate and




Undergraduate Students in
U.S.DoE NETL
$300,000 12/4/09
12/3/12
PI
Simulation and Risk Assessment


for Carbon Sequestration


Geochemical Processes




associated with porosity and





permeability changes during CO2
U.S. DoE
$200,100 10/15/09
10/1/11
PI
Sequestration7


Impacts of mountain pine beetle on U.S. EPA STAR

Grad
hydrology and water quality of
Graduate
$150,000 8/1/11
7/31/14
Student
Rocky Mountain watersheds.
Fel owship


Advisor
Role of Retention Time in the
Water Reuse


Environmental Buffer of Indirect
Foundation
$300,000 10/1/11
9/31/13
Co-PI
Potable Reuse Projects


Modeling cyclodextrin-enhanced in AFCEE via
$36,000
8/1/11
7/31/12
Co-PI
situ chemical ozone oxidation
EnChem Eng.


Evaluation of test kits for remote



analysis of petroleum
Chevron
$32,000
4/1/09
6/30/10
PI
hydrocarbons.


Nitrogen Reduction Strategies In
Florida Dept. of

Florida - Development of Modeling Health
$800,000 02/01/09
10/31/12
Co-PI
Tools for Prediction and Decision



Making6



Expected performance for
Water

wastewater treatment in soil
Environment

treatment units: nutrients,
Research
$1.0 M
1/15/08
3/31/10
PI
microbes, and emerging organics1
Foundation



Dissolution in Bedrock Fractures
U.S. DoD

and Fracture Networks during
SERDP
$440,000 6/1/06
12/31/10
PI
Ground-water Transport and




Biochemical Remediation2




Site Demonstration of Polymer-
U.S. DoD

amended In Situ Chemical Oxidation
ESTCP via


(PA-ISCO) for Enhanced Delivery &
Clarkson
$359,000 3/1/09
8/31/11
Co-PI
In Situ Destruction of
University




Trichloroethylene Contaminant



Graduate Program in



Environmental y Sustainable
U.S. DoEd
$450,000 8/31/07
5/31/11
Co-PI
Nuclear Power



Water quality and quantity


assessment of the Upper Colorado U.S. DoE
$1.1M
10/1/08
9/30/11
Co-PI
River for potential oil-shale



development.



Evaluation of Evapotranspiration
U.S. EPA via

Covers for DoE Landfil s
Cadmus Inc.
$38,000
3/1/10
12/1/11
PI
Watershed Modeling to Assess
Los Alamos

Hydrologic and Ecologic Impacts
National Lab.
$25,000
11/15/06
12/31/07
co-PI
of Climate Change in the Upper



Colorado River Basin



Watershed-scale models of
Water

wastewater pol utant transport in
Environment
$280,000 2/1/06
1/31/08
PI
Oregon and Colorado 4
Research



Foundation



Multi-Scale Experiments to


Evaluate Mobility Control Methods
U.S. DOD
$575,405 5/1/06
12/31/08
PI
for Enhancing the Sweep
SERDP



Efficiency of Injected Subsurface



Remediation Amendments



Advice in Subsurface Remediation U.S. EPA,

Design, Site Characterization, and
National Risk
$78,000
1/1/07
12/31/08
PI
Modeling
Mgmnt Res Lab



(NRMRL)



Animation of Interaction of Ground



Water and Surface Water and
NGWA


8/1/07
co-PI
Conjunctive Use of Ground Water
$27,250
11/1/06
F


Remediation and Characterization
U.S. EPA
TBD
1/1/06
1/1/11
PI
services for EPA (STREAMS)



Transport and treatment of


emerging organic pol utants during City of Aurora
$70,000
2/1/06
1/31/07
Co-PI
riverbank filtration
CO



Assessing the sustainability of the

$75,000
8/1/06
7/31/07

Clear Creek Watershed, CO
U.S. EPA



Co-PI
Onsite Wastewater Source
Water


Characterization & Relevance to
Environment
$597,163 1/1/05
12/31/07
Co-PI
System Design & Performance
Research



Foundation



Onsite Wastewater Source
Water


Characterization & Relevance to
Environment
$597,163 1/1/05
12/31/07
Co-PI
System Design & Performance
Research




Foundation



Smal Flows Research Program
Infiltrator

Systems Inc.
$ 1.0 M
6/1/02
5/31/08
Co-PI

Evaluation of Potential Impact of


ISDS in a Proposed Development
Adams County
PI
in Todd Creek, Adams County

$43,300
12/01/05
5/31/05
CSM 4-48302



A Framework for Interdisciplinary



Watershed Research: Scaling
NSF-CUAHSI
$6000
3/1/04
3/1/05
Co-PI
Issues


Chemical-Enhanced DNAPL


Remediation, Virginia Beach, VA5
DOD-ETSCP
$201,000 4/1/2001
7/31/2004 PI




Chemical-Enhanced DNAPL


Remediation, Virginia Beach, VA5
DOD-ETSCP
$710,000 4/1/2001
7/31/2004 Co-PI




Evaluating Wastewater Pol utant
U.S. EPA-

Transport from Site to Watershed
NDWRCDP
$307,500
7/1/2000 3/31/2004 Co-PI
Scales, Blue River CO.
WU-HT-02-27



Assessing Metal Pol ution in

Mining-Impacted Streams, Alaska
Comico via
PI

CSM Found.
$10,000
9/1/2001
9/1/2004
Modeling Mounding Below

Wastewater Infiltration Systems
U.S. EPA-
$75,000 2/15/2003 2/14/2004 Co-PI

NCWRCDP



Modeling Fuel and Solvent
ExxonMobil via

Contamination
CSM Found.
$45,000 10/1/2002 9/20/2006 Co-PI
Modeling contaminant vapor

transport at INEEL
INEEL Bechtel
$5000
7/1/03
10/1/04
PI
Computational Contaminant
U.S. DoEd,

Transport – PhD Fel owships
GAANN
$333,100 8/15/2000 8/14/2003
PI
Pesticide Vulnerability Model for

Colorado
CDPHE
$95,000 10/1/1999 6/30/2001
PI
Location of Monitoring Wel s for

Colorado Pesticide Program
USDA via CSU
$10,000 5/15/2001 6/30/2001
PI
Modeling Unsaturated Flow in Soil-

Based Wastewater Treatment
Infiltrator
$54,000
5/1/1999 11/1/2001
PI
Systems
Systems Inc.



Natural Attenuation of CAH
Parsons Eng.

Contaminants in US DOD Landfil s Sci.
$12,000 8/10/2000 5/30/2001
PI
Develop a civil engineering module NSF - CSM

for SYGN 201
Minigrant
$5,000
6/1/1999 2/28/2000
PI
Assessment of Emerging

Contaminants in the Blue River
USGS-NIWR
$106,800
9/1/2002 8/31/2004 Co-PI
Fate of Non-point Source Pol ution

from Septic Tanks
CWWRI
$19,000
3/1/2002 2/28/2003 Co-PI
Use of Low Cost Data to

Characterize Fractured Aquifers
USGS-NIWR
$120,000
9/1/2001 8/31/2003 Co-PI
Transport of Metal and Organic
Palm Beach

Contaminants in Landfil s
SWA
$30,000
9/1/2001 8/31/2004 Co-PI
Multidimensional Hydrologic

Experiments
NSF
$150,000
9/1/1999 8/31/2002 Co-PI

Amounts shown are contracted to CSM with McCray as PI


Footnotes
1. Joint research project between CSM, University of Rhode Island, and University of Georgia.
2. Joint project between CSM, Shaw Environmental and Infrastructure, and University of
Auburn
3. Joint project between CSM, East Tennessee State University, and CH2MHill
4. Joint project between CSM, University of Texas at San Antonio, USGS Oregon Water
Science Center, Deschutes County Oregon.
5. Joint project between CSM, University of Rhode Island, University of Arizona, and Louisiana
State University.
6. Total project is $2M, but budget is uncertain due to State of Florida budget constraints.
7. Joint project between CSM (ESE, Geophysics, CE, Chemistry) and CU-Boulder. McCray
portion of grant is ~ $200K