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Dr. James J. Hickman

James J. Hickman, Ph.D.
Professor: Chemistry, Biomolecular Science and Electrical Engineering
Phone: 407-823-1925
Fax: 407-882-1156
E-mail: jhickman@ucf.edu

Previously Funded Projects

  • NIH: High-Throughput Electrophysiology for Pathway Identification
    PI, 9/15/2006 to 8/31/2010
  • FL Department of Health, James & Ester King Biomedical Res Prog: Nanocolumn-supported nanoparticle array for early detection of lung cancer biomarkers.
    Co-PI/Mentor, 7/1/2007 to 12/31/2010
  • NSF: A Joint Romanian/ U.S. NanoScience Workshop
    Co-PI, 1/1/2009 to 6/30/2010
  • NIH: Non-linear Characterization of the Stretch Reflex Arc and its Neuromodulation
    Co-PI, 4/01/2009 - 6/30/2012
  • Johnnie B Byrd, Sr. Alzheimer's Center & Research Institute: In Vitro LTP Circuits from AD Autopsy Tissue
    PI, 7/1/2008 to 6/30/2010
  • USAMRMC: Human In Vitro Lung Model for Infectious Disease
    Co-PI, 11/18/06 to 2/15/2010
  • NIH: Engineered Neuronal Networks for Drug Screening
    Co-I/Mentor, 4/01/2004 to 3/31/2010
  • Sciperio, Inc.: Skin to Metal
    PI, 9/15/2006 to 9/14/2007
  • DOE/ Basis Energy Sciences: Function-based Biosensors for Use in Hazardous Waste Remediation
    PI, 4/01/2002 to 3/31/2007
  • DARPA/AFOSR: Determining Extra-cellular Matrix Deposition Quantity and Composition from Cells in Response to Electronic Materials
    PI, 6/10/2005 to 2/28/2007
  • Clarkson University: Fuel-Specific SOFC Design & Control
    PI, 1/16/06 to 12/31/06
  • NIH NIBIB: Effect of Defined Surfaces on Cardiac Myocyte Physiology
    Co-PI: 2003-2005
  • NSF: Biocompatible MEMS
    PI, 8/15/2000 to 8/14/2004
  • DARPA/Information Technology Office: Hybrid Biological/Non-Biological Constructs for Robotic Control Applications
    PI, 6/5/2001 to 6/4/2004
  • The Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund Board of SC: An In Vitro Model of the Reflex Arc as Applied to Spinal Cord Injury
    PI, 7/1/2002 go 12/31/2003
  • DARPA/Microsystems Technology Office cooperative agreement: Development and Experimental Verification of Surface Effects in a Fluidics Model
    PI, 6/26/2001 to 6/25/2003
  • NIST: Surface Modification and Analysis of MEMS Materials at George Washington University
    PI, 38 months
  • NSF: IPA from NSF in Biocomputation
    PI, 2 years
  • DARPA/Information Technology Office: Fabrication of a Novel Neuroelectric Computational Device
    PI, 5 years
  • DARPA/Electronic Technology Office cooperative agreement: Surface Modification as an Enabling Technology for Biocompatible MEMS
    PI, 2 years
  • NRL, (DARPA): Feasibility Study for Transitioning a Cell-Based Sensor to Biological Toxin Detection
    PI, 3 years
  • NIH/ NINDS: Surface Modification for Biocompatibility
    PI, 3 years
  • SAIC/ DoD internal competitive funds: Fabrication and Applications of Neuronal Networks
    PI, 3 years
  • Perkin-Elmer Corporation contract: Surface Studies for Genetic Analysis Systems
    PI, 1 year
  • NIH/ CHHD: Surface Modification of Implantable Electrodes
    PI, 3 years
  • NRL: Support of NRL Micropatterning and Function-Based Microsensor Development
    PI, 3 years
  • NRL: XPS Maintenance at George Washington University
    PI, 1 year