• "S-STEM: ACCOMPLISH: Academically Capable Computation-Focused Low Income Student Cohort", NSF ($650,000; PI: Yanlai Chen, 9/1/20-8/31/2025)

  • “Toward High-Power/High-Energy Flow Batteries for Applications in Unmanned Undersea Vehicles: Overcoming Fundamental Obstacles with a Bio-Inspired Active-Material Scaffold”, ONR (with Patrick Cappillino, 2/1/2020-1/31/2022)

  • Co-PI, “A Heterogeneous Terascale Computing Cluster for the Development and Efficient Implementation of High Order Numerical Methods”, ONR ($643,899; 6/1/2018-5/30/2019; PI: Sigal Gottlieb)

  • PI, “A Computational and Experimental Study of Self-Assembled Peptide Nanotubes for Energy Applications”, UMass Dartmouth Provost Multidisciplinary Seed Funding, with Dr. Milana Vasudev and Dr. Vijay Chalivendra

  • Co-PI, “Non-invasive Detection of Biomolecule Secretion from Living Cells Using Peptide Nanotube Arrays”, UMass Dartmouth Provost Multidisciplinary Seed Funding with Dr. Milana Vasudev and Dr. Vijay Chalivendra

  • “Computational Studies of Nucleosome Stability”, George Schatz (PI, Northwestern University), Maricris L. Mayes (Co-PI, Argonne National Laboratory), Yuri Alexeev (Co-PI, ANL), and Graham Fletcher (Co-PI, ANL). U.S. Department of Energy INCITE Leadership Computing; 01/01/2013-12/31/2014 for 20 million core-hours.

Maricris Mayes Research Group

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road

North Dartmouth, MA 02747


email: maricris.mayes at