Research Awards, February 2009

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Langemeier, Michael R.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $45,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Leatherman, John C.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $57,060, "Milford Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

Williams, Jeffery R.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R., Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Williams, Jeffery R.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Leatherman, John C., and Mankin, Kyle R.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Milford Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

AGRONOMY
Devlin, Daniel L.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $14,265, "Milford Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multisponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Rice, Charles W.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A., Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $30,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W., Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Staggenborg, Scott A., and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $8,438, "Evaluation of Sweet Sorghum Hybrids as a Bioenergy Feedstock for the South Central U.S. - Germplasm Development and Agronomic Practices."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $2,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J., and Minton, J. Ernest, US Department of Agriculture, $349,923, "Inflammation and Metabolism: A New Model for the Pathology of Bovine Fatty Liver."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, "Purco Project."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, $7,000, "Purco Project."

Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $16,706, "Extension Education Position Support."

Minton, J. Ernest, and Bradford, Barry J., US Department of Agriculture, "Inflammation and Metabolism: A New Model for the Pathology of Bovine Fatty Liver."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, "Purco Project."

Odde, Kenneth G.,Kansas Beef Council, $3,616, "Support of Regents Distinguished Professorship in Animal Sciences."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Purco, "Purco Project."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W.,US Department of Agriculture, $67,300, "Molecular Mechanisms of Wheat Resistance to the Hessian Fly."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Wilde, Gerald E., Multisponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Wilde, Gerald E.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multisponsor, $13,000, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Madl, Ronald L.,Seib, Paul A., and Shi, Yong Cheng, US Department of Agriculture, "Physiochemical properties of waxy wheat and partial waxy wheat flours and starches and their applications in food."

Seib, Paul A.,Madl, Ronald L., and Shi, Yong Cheng, US Department of Agriculture, "Physiochemical properties of waxy wheat and partial waxy wheat flours and starches and their applications in food."

Shi, Yong Cheng,Madl, Ronald L., and Seib, Paul A., US Department of Agriculture, $37,000, "Physiochemical properties of waxy wheat and partial waxy wheat flours and starches and their applications in food."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Barden, Charles J.,US Department of Agriculture, $62,905, "KSU Stream Assessment."

Bremer, Dale J.,Fry, Jack D., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multisponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Fry, Jack D.,Bremer, Dale J., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multisponsor, $48,764, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Griffin, Jason,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Keeley, Steven J., Multisponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Keeley, Steven J.,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Griffin, Jason, Multisponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Shoemaker, Candice A., and Haub, Mark D.(Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $17,462, "Determining the Exercise Intensities of Gardening Tasks."

Williams, Kimberly A.,Multisponsor, $2,250, "Floriculture Research."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Hargrove, William L.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $9,510, "Milford Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D.,US Department of Agriculture, $22,961, "Construction and Utilization of a Library of Sumai 3."

Bockus, William W.,Multisponsor, $6,000, "Seed Treatment."

Kennelly, Megan,Multisponsor, $6,000, "Evaluation and Testing of Fungicides and Nematicides on Horticultural Crops."

Minton, J. Ernest,US Department of Agriculture, $10,001, "Acquisition of Goods and Services."

Tang, Xiaoyan,US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Laboratory, Greenhouse and Field Based Assessment of Sodium Acetate for Control of Plant Bacterial Speck Diseases (Graduate Student - Xin Deng)."

Trick, Harold N.,United Soybean Board, $42,436, "Center for Soybean Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering: Engineering Soybean for Effective Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M.,Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $15,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Fleming, Sherry D.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $290,033, "Natural Antibodies and Tissue Injury."

Nippert, Jesse B.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,750, "Determination of Ecological Thresholds in Rivers Through a Historical Perspective of Trophic Dynamics."

Sandercock, Brett K., and Wisely, Samantha, Multisponsor, $55,100, "Effects of Wind Power Development on Greater Prairie Chickens."

Wisely, Samantha, and Sandercock, Brett K., Multisponsor, "Effects of Wind Power Development on Greater Prairie Chickens."

COMMUNICATION STUDIES, THEATRE, AND DANCE
Yagerline, Joyce A.,Kansas State University Foundation, $962, "Walking with Pearl…Southern Diaries: Dance Residency at Kansas State University."

HISTORY
Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, and Zschoche, Sue, Kansas State University Foundation, "Chapman Center for Personnel."

Zschoche, Sue, and Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Kansas State University Foundation, $60,000, "Chapman Center for Personnel."

MATHEMATICS
Crane, Louis,Foundational Questions Institute, $3,000, "FQXi Mini-Grant #MGB-08-004."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A., and Onoprienko, Dmitry V., Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, $19,661, "Collaboration on Simulations for SiD LOI Preparation and Detector Concepts - Dmitry Onoprienko."

Bolton, Timothy A., and Maravin, Yurii, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, $5,909, "Pixels M&O Subsystem."

Chang, Zenghu,Cocke, Charles L., and Lei, Shuting(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Defense, $1,071,867, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

Cocke, Charles L.,Chang, Zenghu, and Lei, Shuting(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Defense, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

Maravin, Yurii, and Bolton, Timothy A., Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, "Pixels M&O Subsystem."

Onoprienko, Dmitry V., and Bolton, Timothy A., Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, "Collaboration on Simulations for SiD LOI Preparation and Detector Concepts - Dmitry Onoprienko."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

ACCOUNTING
Vruwink, David R., and Katz, Jeffrey P.(Management), Multisponsor, "MBA Practicum."

MANAGEMENT
Katz, Jeffrey P., and Vruwink, David R.(Accounting), Multisponsor, $3,000, "MBA Practicum."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Teagarden, James M.,US Department of Education, $2,000, "Family and Parent Involvement - Curriculum Enhancement Initiative."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Case, Scott A.,Jones, Taylor S., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multisponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Jones, Taylor S.,Case, Scott A., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multisponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $40,000, "EDA "Early-Stage Technology Development Assistance Center: Phase II"."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multisponsor, $24,080, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Kansas Environmental Management Associates, LLC, $24,600, "Development of an Ammonia-Water Pre-Mix Injection System P09-0040."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, "EDA "Early-Stage Technology Development Assistance Center: Phase II"."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Kramer, Bradley A., Multisponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,US Department of Defense, $17,000, "Seat Belt Convincer Build."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Mankin, Kyle R.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $14,265, "Milford Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

Rogers, Danny H.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai, and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Rogers, Danny H.,Kansas Water Office, $75,000, "Technical Assistance to Water Users Kansas State University Mobile Irrigation Lab."

Wang, Donghai,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $30,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Wang, Donghai,US Department of Agriculture, $63,000, "Molecular Genetic Analysis to Improve Ethanol Production from Pearl Millet-A Marginal Land Crop."

Wang, Donghai, and Staggenborg, Scott A.(Agronomy), US Department of Transportation, $8,438, "Evaluation of Sweet Sorghum Hybrids as a Bioenergy Feedstock for the South Central U.S. - Germplasm Development and Agronomic Practices."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Leven, Blase A., and Saulters, Oral S., US Department of Defense, $21,000, "Airburst Non-Lethal Munitions (ANLM) PESHE."

Saulters, Oral S., and Leven, Blase A., US Department of Defense, "Airburst Non-Lethal Munitions (ANLM) PESHE."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Pfromm, Peter H.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $15,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

Pfromm, Peter H.,US Department of Transportation, $17,496, "Saline Extractive Distillation for Ethanol Separation."

Walton, Krista S.,National Science Foundation, $419,568, "CAREER: Toward the Rational Design of Multifunctional Nanomaterials Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Metal-Organic Frameworks."

Walton, Krista S.,US Department of Defense, $1,795, "Air Purification: Nanostructured Media for Individual Protection."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Hossain, Mustaque A.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $52,000, "Review of Data in CMS and QC/QA Data Bases to Improve Current Specifications for Superpave and Concrete Pavements in Kansas."

Hossain, Mustaque A.,US Department of Transportation, $102,926, "Accelerated Pavement Testing of Unpaved Roads with Geocell Reinforcement."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Carpenter, Kenneth H.,US Department of Energy, $35,000, "Integrated Firing-System/Initiation- Train Modeling Enhancement."

Kuhn, William B.,US Department of Energy, $22,000, "RFIC Development in Peregrine SOS Phase I."

Lewis, Christopher L., and Schinstock, Dale E.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $51,876, "Topographic Models with Multispectral Image Registration from Orbiter Data."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Lei, Shuting,Chang, Zenghu (Physics), and Cocke, Charles L.(Physics), US Department of Defense, "Attosecond Optical Technology Based on Recollision and Gating."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Transportation, $120,000, "Aircraft Recirculation Filter for Air Quality and Incident Assessment."

Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Transportation, "Aircraft Recirculation Filter for Air Quality and Incident Assessment."

Jones, Byron W., and Hosni, Mohammad H.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $40,000, "Contamination Transport in Aircraft Cabins, Phase 2."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Nelson, Richard G.,Blair, John M. (Biology), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Williams, Jeffery R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $165,000, "Biomass Feedstock Resource Assessment and Supply Analyses for Kansas."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Hosni, Mohammad H., and Jones, Byron W.(Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, $40,000, "Contamination Transport in Aircraft Cabins, Phase 2."

Schinstock, Dale E., and Lewis, Christopher L.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $51,876, "Topographic Models with Multispectral Image Registration from Orbiter Data."

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR LAND MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING
Biles, Bertram R.,US Army, $519,323, "2009 SRP Workshop."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Haub, Mark D., and Shoemaker, Candice A.(Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Determining the Exercise Intensities of Gardening Tasks."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $417, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M.,FINRA Investor Education Foundation, $90,890, "Investor Education for College Students."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Kenney, Michael J.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $185,000, "Mechanisms Mediating Hypotension to Anthrax Lethal Toxin."

Kenney, Michael J., and Freeman, Lisa C.(Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), US Department of State, $2,460, "Afghanistan and Iraqi Engagement (PR 1005844)."

Tamura, Masaaki, and Troyer, Deryl L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $45,969, "Nanoparticle-based Dual Gene Therapy for Lung Adenocarcinoma."

Troyer, Deryl L., and Tamura, Masaaki, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Nanoparticle-based Dual Gene Therapy for Lung Adenocarcinoma."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Thomson, Daniel U.,Epitopix, LLC, $20,887, "Concentration of Antibodies and Passive Immunity to a Commercial E. coli SRP Vaccine in Beef Cattle Colostrum."

Thomson, Daniel U.,Fort Dodge Animal Health, $135,000, "Graduate Student Support."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Freeman, Lisa C., and Kenney, Michael J.(Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of State, $2,460, "Afghanistan and Iraqi Engagement (PR 1005844)."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), Purco, $7,000, "Purco Project."

Hesse, Richard, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., Fort Dodge Animal Health, $100,000, "Heterotypic Immunity as a Platform for a New Generation of Modified Live PRRSV Vaccines."

Hesse, Richard, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Agriculture, "Mapping Host Protection Immunity in the PCV2 Capsid Protein."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Hesse, Richard, Fort Dodge Animal Health, "Heterotypic Immunity as a Platform for a New Generation of Modified Live PRRSV Vaccines."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Hesse, Richard, US Department of Agriculture, $240,000, "Mapping Host Protection Immunity in the PCV2 Capsid Protein."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Curry, Elizabeth W., and Ring, Debra J., National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, "Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood (ACCYN)."

Ring, Debra J., and Curry, Elizabeth W., National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies, $279,724, "Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood (ACCYN)."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Beardsley, Craig A.,US Department of Defense, $130,788, "Kansas National Guard - Afghan Agriculture Development Team Training Program."

Vanier, Martha A., US Department of Defense, $2,980,000, "Infrastructure Support for the KSU Biosecurity Research Institute Facility."