Research Awards, March 2009

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Das, Biswaranjan, and Leatherman, John C., University of Arkansas, "Agritourism Development in Arkansas: Economics and Associated Constraints."

Leatherman, John C., and Das, Biswaranjan, University of Arkansas, $3,900, "Agritourism Development in Arkansas: Economics and Associated Constraints."

Wilson, Christine,US Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Intergenerational Transfer for Strong and Sustainable Small and Medium-Sized Farm Family Businesses."

AGRONOMY
Al-Khatib, Kassim,Monsanto Company, $6,000, "Dicamba-tolerant Soybean - Academic Study."

Gordon, Walter B.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,950, "The Use of Seed and Foliar Fungicides at Two Planting Dates for Soybean Production in Kansas."

Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.,Leven, Blase A. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Martin, Sabine E.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Environmental Protection Agency, $225,000, "Sustainable Local Gardening Redevelopment."

Mengel, David B., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Soybean Commission, $30,990, "Correction of Potassium Deficiency in Soybean Production in Kansas."

Prasad, P. V. Vara,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Presley, DeAnn R., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $6,754, "Influence of Soils, Nutrition, and Water Relations Upon Charcoal Rot Disease Processes in Kansas."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Influence of Soils, Nutrition, and Water Relations Upon Charcoal Rot Disease Processes in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Kansas Soybean Commission, $4,814, "Extension and Applied Research Programs for Kansas Soybean Production."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Influence of Soils, Nutrition, and Water Relations Upon Charcoal Rot Disease Processes in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Gordon, Walter B., and Jardine, Douglas J.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, "The Use of Seed and Foliar Fungicides at Two Planting Dates for Soybean Production in Kansas."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Mengel, David B., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Correction of Potassium Deficiency in Soybean Production in Kansas."

Schaffer, Vernon A.,Multisponsor, $2,140, "Foundation Seed Maintenance."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Buschman, Larry L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Sloderbeck, Phillip E. (Southwest Area Office), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $2,616, "Development of Soybean Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Options for the Soybean Stem Borer."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Long Jr, James H. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $165,869, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Blasi, Dale A.,Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J.(Clinical Sciences), Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, $3,929, "Incorporation of Onset 5 PMH IN into Stocker/Background Receiving Programs with Safeguard and Vision Products Compared and Contrasted to Pfizer's StickVac Program."

Odde, Kenneth G.,Kansas Beef Council, $100,000, "Support of Regents Distinguished Professorship in Animal Sciences."

ENTOMOLOGY
Chen, Ming-Shun, and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $77,837, "Molecular Genetic Interactions of Wheat Resistance and Hessian Fly Avirulence."

Dobesh, Sharon,US Department of Agriculture, $32,696, "Pesticide Safety Education Program."

McCornack, Brian P.,Monsanto Company, $7,300, "Soybean Aphid Biotype Study."

Ramalho-Ortigao, Marcelo,US Department of Health and Human Services, $246,766, "P. papatasi Midgut Molecules: Gene Function and Assessing TBV Candidates."

Smith, C. Michael,Buschman, Larry L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Sloderbeck, Phillip E. (Southwest Area Office), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Soybean Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Options for the Soybean Stem Borer."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Janke, Rhonda R.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $28,680, "KSU Information & Ed Project (FFY 08) -- EARTH, PRIDE, Citizen Science, WaterLINK."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Hargrove, William L., and Michie, Barry H.(International Programs), US Agency for International Development, $25,029, "Cultural Interfacing for FATA Youth in the USA."

Hargrove, William L.,Janke, Rhonda R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $329,820, "KSU Information & Ed Project (FFY 08) -- EARTH, PRIDE, Citizen Science, WaterLINK."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
DeWolf, Erick D.,US Department of Agriculture, $80,000, "The Incursion of New Wheat Stem Rust Races into the United States: Preparation through Research, Education & Extension."

Jardine, Douglas J.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Gordon, Walter B. (Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $1,700, "The Use of Seed and Foliar Fungicides at Two Planting Dates for Soybean Production in Kansas."

Jardine, Douglas J.,North Central Soybean Research Program, $18,000, "Sentinel Plots to Monitor the Spread of Soybean Rust in the US Soybean Production Regions."

Little, Christopher R.,Prasad, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $27,016, "Influence of Soils, Nutrition, and Water Relations Upon Charcoal Rot Disease Processes in Kansas."

Little, Christopher R.,United Soybean Board, $60,000, "Charcoal Rot Cultivar Evaluation Using Adapted and Exotic Sources of Resistance."

Todd, Timothy C.,Long Jr, James H. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Trick, Harold N., Kansas Soybean Commission, $82,935, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Trick, Harold N.,Buschman, Larry L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Sloderbeck, Phillip E. (Southwest Area Office), and Smith, C. Michael(Entomology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $2,616, "Development of Soybean Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Options for the Soybean Stem Borer."

Trick, Harold N.,Long Jr, James H. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Todd, Timothy C., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Trick, Harold N., and Chen, Ming-Shun(Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $51,891, "Molecular Genetic Interactions of Wheat Resistance and Hessian Fly Avirulence."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Long Jr, James H.,Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $27,645, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Buschman, Larry L.,Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Sloderbeck, Phillip E. (Southwest Area Office), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $20,925, "Development of Soybean Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Options for the Soybean Stem Borer."

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, $7,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Conrad, Gary W.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $370,000, "Fibroblast Differentiation During Eye Development."

Marchin, George L.,Safe Water, $45,000, "Safe Water Project Based on Silver Resin."

CHEMISTRY
Hua, Duy H., and Chang, Kyeong-Ok(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $152,667, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infections."

Hua, Duy H.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $261,009, "Inhibition of Alzheimer's Beta-Amyloid Fibril Formation."

Klabunde, Kenneth J.,US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Oxidation Catalysts in the Dark and the Light."

MATHEMATICS
Bennett, Andrew G., and Allen, David S.(Dean of Education), US Department of Education, "PROJECT RENEW: Leadership fro Renewal and Excellence in Mathematics."

Rojkovskaia, Natalia,National Science Foundation, $15,100, "Graduate Research Conference in Algebra and Representation Theory- Spring 2009, Manhattan, Kansas."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Weaver, Oliver L., National Science Foundation, $110,000, "REU Site: Laser-Matter Interactions on Atomic and Nanoscales."

Weaver, Oliver L., and Corwin, Kristan L., National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Laser- Matter Interactions on Atomic and Nanoscales."

PSYCHOLOGY
Monaco, Gregory E.,National Science Foundation, $2,368, "SGER: Bridging the Cyber, Physical, and Social Worlds."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Britton, Dana M.,Sociologists for Women in Society, $98,400, "Gender and Society Editorship."

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, $750, "MBA Practicum."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Allen, David S., and Bennett, Andrew G.(Mathematics), US Department of Education, $300,000, "PROJECT RENEW: Leadership fro Renewal and Excellence in Mathematics."

Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, $13,500, "Civitas Eurasia Kansas Partnership."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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

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

Case, Scott A.,US Department of Defense, $16,500, "Seat Belt Convincer Build."

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, $19,565, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Case, Scott A., Multisponsor, $1,488, "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
Koelliker, James K.,US Department of the Interior, $39,920, "Modeling and Field Experimentation to Determine the Effects of Land Terracing and Non-Federal Reservoirs on Water Supplies in the Republican River Basin above Hardy, Nebraska."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Leven, Blase A.,Hettiarachchi, Ganga M. (Agronomy), and Martin, Sabine E., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Sustainable Local Gardening Redevelopment."

Martin, Sabine E.,Hettiarachchi, Ganga M. (Agronomy), and Leven, Blase A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $75,000, "Sustainable Local Gardening Redevelopment."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E., and Hohn, Keith L., National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century."

Hohn, Keith L., and Erickson, Larry E., National Science Foundation, $269,445, "REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century."

Walton, Krista S.,US Department of Defense, $248,948, "Air Purification: Nanostructured Media for Individual Protection."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Amtoft, Torben,Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Banerjee, Anindya,Amtoft, Torben, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Hatcliff, John M.,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, $450,001, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Ou, Xinming (Simon),Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Robby, -,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Douglas-Mankin, Kimberly D.,Hanson, Brian R. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Snead, Bruce C.(Kansas Industrial Extension Services), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Operational Process for EPA Radiation and Indoor Environments Laboratory Environmental Professional Student Intern Program."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D., and Lewis, Christopher L., Kansas Department of Transportation, "Video-log Data Mining Analysis."

Lewis, Christopher L., and Day, Dwight D., Kansas Department of Transportation, $50,000, "Video-log Data Mining Analysis."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Pei, Zhijian,National Science Foundation, $37,000, "Funding for Student Participation in the 2009 CMMI Grantees Conference."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hanson, Brian R.,Douglas-Mankin, Kimberly D. (Dean of Engineering), and Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $87,500, "Operational Process for EPA Radiation and Indoor Environments Laboratory Environmental Professional Student Intern Program."

Snead, Bruce C.,Douglas-Mankin, Kimberly D. (Dean of Engineering), and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Operational Process for EPA Radiation and Indoor Environments Laboratory Environmental Professional Student Intern Program."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu,US Department of Defense, $127,243, "Two and Three-Dimensional Broadband Acoustic Metamaterials via Homogenization and Multiple Scattering from Arrays of Natural Minerals."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Anderson, David E.,Larson, Robert L., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J., Biomune Company, "Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence in Field Cases of Bovine Respiratory Disease."

Larson, Robert L.,Anderson, David E., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J., Biomune Company, "Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence in Field Cases of Bovine Respiratory Disease."

Schermerhorn, Thomas,Winn Feline Foundation, $15,000, "Identification of a Biomarker for Masked Renal Failure in Hyperthyroid Cats."

White, Bradley J.,Anderson, David E., Larson, Robert L., and Renter, David G.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Biomune Company, $57,976, "Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence in Field Cases of Bovine Respiratory Disease."

White, Bradley J.,Blasi, Dale A. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Renter, David G.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, $4,135, "Incorporation of Onset 5 PMH IN into Stocker/Background Receiving Programs with Safeguard and Vision Products Compared and Contrasted to Pfizer's StickVac Program."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C.,Kansas State University Foundation, $57,310, "Professorships/Chairs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Chang, Kyeong-Ok, and Hua, Duy H.(Chemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $865,110, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infections."

Kastner, Justin J.,US Department of Homeland Security, $160,085, "NCFPD Fellowships."

Renter, David G.,Anderson, David E. (Clinical Sciences), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), and White, Bradley J.(Clinical Sciences), Biomune Company, "Mycoplasma Bovis Prevalence in Field Cases of Bovine Respiratory Disease."

Renter, David G.,Blasi, Dale A. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and White, Bradley J.(Clinical Sciences), Schering-Plough Animal Health Corporation, "Incorporation of Onset 5 PMH IN into Stocker/Background Receiving Programs with Safeguard and Vision Products Compared and Contrasted to Pfizer's StickVac Program."

Richt, Juergen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $3,406,059, "NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveilance (CEIRS)."

Scott, Harvey M.,US Department of Agriculture, $27,966, "An Integrated Approach to Determine Salmonella Dynamics in the Niche-market Antimicrobial-free Swine Production System."

Scott, Harvey M.,US Department of Agriculture, $20,132, "Molecular Epidemiology of Salmonella in Conventional and Antimicrobial Free (ABF) Swine Production Systems."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B.,City of Manhattan, KS, $14,700, "Veterinary Services at the Sunset Zoological Park, Manhattan, Kansas."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Kahl, Daniel W.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Janke, Rhonda R.(Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, "KSU Information & Ed Project (FFY 08) -- EARTH, PRIDE, Citizen Science, WaterLINK."

Murphy, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $146,401, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R.,Gordon, Walter B. (Agronomy), Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), and Roozeboom, Kraig L.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $850, "The Use of Seed and Foliar Fungicides at Two Planting Dates for Soybean Production in Kansas."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Sloderbeck, Phillip E.,Buschman, Larry L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Soybean Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Options for the Soybean Stem Borer."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E.,State of Wyoming, $17,050, "Wyoming Public Issues Facilitation Workshop."

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Michie, Barry H., and Hargrove, William L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Agency for International Development, $25,029, "Cultural Interfacing for FATA Youth in the USA."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Guikema, James A., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $15,000, "STC Red Team Support."