Research Awards, January 2009

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Boland, Michael A.,US Department of Agriculture, $385,000, "Agricultural Marketing Resources Center."

Woolverton, Michael W.,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $1,750, "Develop Comprehensive Understanding and Utilization of Sorghum Stover and Brown Midrib Forage Sorghum for Ethanol Production."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $6,000, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Devlin, Daniel L.,Barnes Jr, Alton A. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Mankin, Kyle R.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $225,000, "Reducing Agricultural Sediment Transport."

Gordon, Walter B.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, $4,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

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

Maddux, Larry D.,Gordon, Walter B., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H.,Gordon, Walter B., Maddux, Larry D., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Mengel, David B.,Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Gordon, Walter B., Maddux, Larry D., and Marsh, Brian H., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Prasad, P. V. Vara,Mengel, David B., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $57,700, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Mengel, David B., and Prasad, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Woolverton, Michael W.(Agricultural Economics), US Department of Transportation, $4,375, "Develop Comprehensive Understanding and Utilization of Sorghum Stover and Brown Midrib Forage Sorghum for Ethanol Production."

Stamm, Michael J.,US Department of Transportation, $15,920, "Biodiesel Feedstock Development for the Southern Great Plains."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $8,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J., and Titgemeyer, Evan C., American Feed Industry Association, $14,039, "Investigating the Mechanisms Underlying Stimulation of De Novo Fatty Acid Synthesis by Molasses during Milk Fat Depression."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Environmental Care and Share, Inc., "Effects of Livestock Answer on Growth Performance of Wean to Finsh Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,United Soybean Board, $16,724, "National Swine Nutrition Guide."

Fung, Daniel Y.C.,Global Sanitation Solutions, Inc., $101,660, "Identify Microbiological and Possibly Chemical Agents that can Break Down Human Feces in a Manner of Days into a Humus-type Product."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Environmental Care and Share, Inc., "Effects of Livestock Answer on Growth Performance of Wean to Finsh Pigs."

Hancock, Joe D.,US Agency for International Development, $64,000, "Enhancing the Utilization and Marketability of Sorghum and Pearl Millet through Improvements in Grain Quality, Processing Procedures, and Technology Transfer to the Poultry Industry."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Environmental Care and Share, Inc., $51,100, "Effects of Livestock Answer on Growth Performance of Wean to Finsh Pigs."

Titgemeyer, Evan C., and Bradford, Barry J., American Feed Industry Association, "Investigating the Mechanisms Underlying Stimulation of De Novo Fatty Acid Synthesis by Molasses during Milk Fat Depression."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Environmental Care and Share, Inc., "Effects of Livestock Answer on Growth Performance of Wean to Finsh Pigs."

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."

Park, Yoonseong,US Department of Health and Human Services, $222,000, "Neurpeptidergic Control of the Salivery Gland in the Black-Legged Tick, Ixodes Scapularis."

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, $4,000, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Madl, Ronald L.,Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Woolverton, Michael W.(Agricultural Economics), US Department of Transportation, $4,375, "Develop Comprehensive Understanding and Utilization of Sorghum Stover and Brown Midrib Forage Sorghum for Ethanol Production."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 521 Course Development Facilitation."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 522 Course Development Facilitation."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 542 Course Development Facilitation."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $217,075, "Affordable and Durable Biobased Adhesives for Wood Veneer Applications."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
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, $8,000, "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."

Williams, Kimberly A.,Multisponsor, $500, "Floriculture Research."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Hargrove, William L.,US Department of Agriculture, $8,309, "From Dust Bowl to mud Bowl: Conservation Measures and the Future of Reservoirs; A National Interdisciplinary Conference."

Hargrove, William L.,Barnes Jr, Alton A. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), and Mankin, Kyle R.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $45,000, "Reducing Agricultural Sediment Transport."

Hargrove, William L., and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $115,000, "PRIDE Initiated Community Water Quality Action Plans - Part 3."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,Stack, James P., Tang, Xiaoyan, and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Genome-enabled Diagnosis of the Wheat Blast Pathogen and Identification of Resistance Resources."

DeWolf, Erick D.,Multisponsor, $2,000, "Winter Wheat Seed Treatment Tests."

Garrett, Karen A.,US Agency for International Development, $4,536, "Ecologically-Based Participatory IPM for Southeast Asia."

Gill, Bikram S.,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $118,646, "Chromosome Engineering of Stem Rust Resistance in Wheat."

Leslie, John F.,US Agency for International Development, $70,000, "Grain Molds, Mycotoxins and Stalk Rots of Sorghum and Millet."

Stack, James P.,Bockus, William W., Tang, Xiaoyan, and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Genome-enabled Diagnosis of the Wheat Blast Pathogen and Identification of Resistance Resources."

Tang, Xiaoyan,Bockus, William W., Stack, James P., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Genome-enabled Diagnosis of the Wheat Blast Pathogen and Identification of Resistance Resources."

Valent, Barbara S.,Bockus, William W., Stack, James P., and Tang, Xiaoyan, US Department of Agriculture, $999,688, "Genome-enabled Diagnosis of the Wheat Blast Pathogen and Identification of Resistance Resources."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Holman, Johnathon D., and Schlegel, Alan J., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multisponsor, $6,750, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Denell, Robin E.,National Science Foundation, $140,000, "Evolution of Genetic Mechanisms Controlling Developmental Fate."

Sandercock, Brett K., and Wisely, Samantha, Multisponsor, $33,000, "Effects of Wind Power Development on Greater Prairie Chickens."

Takemoto, Larry J.,University of Kansas Endowment Association, $10,000, "Higuchi-Endowment Association Research Achievement Award."

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

CHEMISTRY
Klabunde, Kenneth J., and Erickson, Larry E.(Chemical Engineering), US Department of Defense, $10,000, "Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry: Environmental Applications."

Li, Jun,US Department of Health and Human Services, $53,969, "Nanoelectronic Chip for Kinase Profiling."

COMMUNITY HEALTH INSTITUTE
Dzewaltowski, David A.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,118, "Individual and Environmental Mechanisms of PA Change."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Department of Defense, $175,579, "Gas- Filled Hollow Optical Fiber-based Frequency References for Portable Frequency Combs in the Near Infrared."

Jiang, Hongxing, and Lin, Jingyu, US Department of Defense, $34,000, "III-Nitrides for Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Thermopower Technologies."

Lin, Jingyu, and Jiang, Hongxing, US Department of Defense, "III-Nitrides for Hydrogen Fuel Cell and Thermopower Technologies."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Department of Defense, "Gas-Filled Hollow Optical Fiber-based Frequency References for Portable Frequency Combs in the Near Infrared."

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, $1,875, "MBA Practicum."

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.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multisponsor, $122,370, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

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

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Barnes Jr, Alton A.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Mankin, Kyle R., US Department of Agriculture, $180,000, "Reducing Agricultural Sediment Transport."

Harner III, Joseph P., and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, "Characterization and Measurement of Air Emission from Large Cattle Feedlot."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Harner III, Joseph P., US Department of Agriculture, $399,981, "Characterization and Measurement of Air Emission from Large Cattle Feedlot."

Mankin, Kyle R.,Barnes Jr, Alton A., Devlin, Daniel L. (Agronomy), and Hargrove, William L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Department of Agriculture, "Reducing Agricultural Sediment Transport."

Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan(Grain Science and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $116,887, "Affordable and Durable Biobased Adhesives for Wood Veneer Applications."

Wang, Donghai,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Woolverton, Michael W.(Agricultural Economics), US Department of Transportation, $7,000, "Develop Comprehensive Understanding and Utilization of Sorghum Stover and Brown Midrib Forage Sorghum for Ethanol Production."

Yuan, Wenqiao, and Pei, Zhijian(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $5,000, "SGER: Exploratory Research on Solid Carriers for Manufacturing Algae Biofuels in the Ocean."

Yuan, Wenqiao, and Zhang, Naiqian, US Department of Transportation, "Multifunctional Frequency-Response Permittivity Sensor for Biodiesel Concentration Measurement and Impurity Detection."

Zhang, Naiqian, and Yuan, Wenqiao, US Department of Transportation, $17,490, "Multifunctional Frequency-Response Permittivity Sensor for Biodiesel Concentration Measurement and Impurity Detection."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E., and Klabunde, Kenneth J.(Chemistry), US Department of Defense, "Nanoscale Materials in Chemistry: Environmental Applications."

Rezac, Mary E.,US Department of Transportation, $17,500, "Breaking the Cost Barrier for Bio- Ethanol: Reactive Adsorption of Fermentation Broth."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda,Kansas Department of Transportation, $40,000, "Evaluation of Motorcycle Safety in Kansas."

Dissanayake, Sunanda,Hossain, Mustaque A., Peterman, Robert J., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, "Region VII University Transportation Center (UTC)."

Esmaeily, Asadollah, and Peterman, Robert J., Kansas Department of Transportation, "Evaluating the Time-Dependent and Bond Characteristics of a Lightweight Concrete Mix for Kansas Prestressed Concrete Bridges."

Hossain, Mustaque A.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Peterman, Robert J., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $136,372, "Region VII University Transportation Center (UTC)."

Peterman, Robert J., and Esmaeily, Asadollah, Kansas Department of Transportation, $89,800, "Evaluating the Time-Dependent and Bond Characteristics of a Lightweight Concrete Mix for Kansas Prestressed Concrete Bridges."

Peterman, Robert J.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Hossain, Mustaque A., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, "Region VII University Transportation Center (UTC)."

Stokes, Robert W.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Hossain, Mustaque A., and Peterman, Robert J., US Department of Transportation, "Region VII University Transportation Center (UTC)."

Stokes, Robert W.,US Department of Transportation, $300,000, "Traffic Assistance Services for Kansas (TASK) Program (FY 2009-2011)."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Pei, Zhijian, and Yuan, Wenqiao(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $5,000, "SGER: Exploratory Research on Solid Carriers for Manufacturing Algae Biofuels in the Ocean."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Kwon, Junehee,US Department of Agriculture, $212,878, "Food Safety Risk Assessment and Development of Education Program for Evacuation Shelters Operated by Faith-Based Organizations."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $492, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Kumari, Meena,US Department of Health and Human Services, $229,661, "Ethanol-Induced NMDA R1 mRNA Stabilization."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Armbrust, Laura J.,Beard, Warren L., Davis, Elizabeth G., and Lillich, James D., Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, "Periosteal Manipulation of the Distal Cannon Bone Physis."

Beard, Warren L.,Armbrust, Laura J., Davis, Elizabeth G., and Lillich, James D., Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, "Periosteal Manipulation of the Distal Cannon Bone Physis."

Davis, Elizabeth G.,Armbrust, Laura J., Beard, Warren L., and Lillich, James D., Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, "Periosteal Manipulation of the Distal Cannon Bone Physis."

Lillich, James D.,Armbrust, Laura J., Beard, Warren L., and Davis, Elizabeth G., Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, $15,000, "Periosteal Manipulation of the Distal Cannon Bone Physis."

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), Environmental Care and Share, Inc., "Effects of Livestock Answer on Growth Performance of Wean to Finsh Pigs."

Hesse, Richard, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, "The Role of Maternal Antibody in Determining PCV2 Vaccine Efficacy."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Hesse, Richard, National Pork Board, $32,325, "The Role of Maternal Antibody in Determining PCV2 Vaccine Efficacy."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Kahl, Daniel W., and Hargrove, William L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Environmental Protection Agency, "PRIDE Initiated Community Water Quality Action Plans - Part 3."

Murphy, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $33,500, "Educational Program for Kansas Grape Growers - Specialty Crop Block Grant."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E.,US Department of the Interior, $20,000, "Assistance to Rural Firefighters."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING
Ring, Debra J., and Bosco, Pat J.(Office of Student Life), US Department of Education, $125,522, "K-State Childcare Access Means Parents in School (KCAMPIS)."

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
Bosco, Pat J., and Ring, Debra J.(Department of Housing), US Department of Education, "K-State Childcare Access Means Parents in School (KCAMPIS)."

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES
Arck Jr, William,City of Manhattan, KS, $25,463, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Tafanelli, Lee E., and Vanier, Martha A., US Department of Defense, "Enabling Technologies for Detecting, Characterizing and Modeling Bioagents in Military Food Rations."

Vanier, Martha A., and Tafanelli, Lee E., US Department of Defense, $1,176,000, "Enabling Technologies for Detecting, Characterizing and Modeling Bioagents in Military Food Rations."

Vanier, Martha A.,US Department of Defense, $3,200,000, "Infrastructure Support for the KSU Biosecurity Research Institute Facility."

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Guikema, James A., National Science Foundation, $40,500, "2007 National Science foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award - Matthew T. Basel."