Research Awards, November 2008

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Mankin, Kyle R.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, $71,498, "KS WRAPS: KSU Assessment & Planning Technical Assistance (FFY08)."

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, "Tuttle Creek Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

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, "Tuttle Creek Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Brethour, John R.,Multisponsor, $5,000, "Beef Research."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $9,000, "Weed Research."

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, "Tuttle Creek Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

Fick, Walter H.,Multisponsor, $10,500, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Control."

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

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $12,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Schlegel, Alan J.(Southwest Research Extension Center), US Department of Agriculture, $8,400, "New Crop Opportunity for Semiarid Dryland Production System (Camelina Herbicide Research)."

Yu, Jianming,National Science Foundation, $459,655, "Genomic Analyses of Shoot Meristem Function in Maizes."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $2,217, "Extension Education Position Support."

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."

Cloyd, Raymond A., and Zhu, Kun Yan, National Foliage Foundation, $84,000, "Resistance of Soft Scale and Meelybug Pests to Insecticide Commonly Used in Interior Plantscapes."

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, $9,300, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Zhu, Kun Yan, and Cloyd, Raymond A., National Foliage Foundation, "Resistance of Soft Scale and Meelybug Pests to Insecticide Commonly Used in Interior Plantscapes."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Howard, John E.,Maier, Dirk E., and McFall, Kendall L., Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee, $10,000, "International Grain Project Wheat Advisory Board."

Shi, Yong Cheng,Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, $99,156, "Sponsored Research Agreement- Starch Derivatives."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Carey, Edward E.,US Department of Agriculture, $62,372, "CSAs and Organic Farmers Markets: Strengthening Producer Capacity and Consumer Linkages Around Kansas City."

Griffin, Jason,Schmidt, J. Frank, Family Charitable Foundation, $3,000, "Evaluation of Ornamental Species for the Great Plains."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Hargrove, William L.,Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Pickrell, John A.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Air Quality: Odor, Dust and Gaseous Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Southern Great Plains."

Hargrove, William L.,Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), and Mankin, Kyle R.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, "KS WRAPS: KSU Assessment & Planning Technical Assistance (FFY08)."

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, "Tuttle Creek Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M.,Multisponsor, $1,250, "Sunflower Investigations."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bai, Jianfa,Garrett, Karen A., and Travers, Steven E., US Department of Energy, "Bridging the Divide: Linking Genomics to Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change."

Bockus, William W.,Multisponsor, $2,200, "Seed Treatment."

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

Garrett, Karen A.,US Agency for International Development, $24,971, "Adapting to Change in the Andean Highlands: Practices and Strategies to Address Climate and Market Risks in Vulnerable Agro- Ecosystems."

Garrett, Karen A.,Bai, Jianfa, and Travers, Steven E., US Department of Energy, $74,872, "Bridging the Divide: Linking Genomics to Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change."

Jardine, Douglas J.,Multisponsor, $6,000, "Soybean Foliar Fungicide and Seed Treatment Tests."

Travers, Steven E.,Bai, Jianfa, and Garrett, Karen A., US Department of Energy, "Bridging the Divide: Linking Genomics to Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S.,Multisponsor, $6,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

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, $5,950, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "New Crop Opportunity for Semiarid Dryland Production System (Camelina Herbicide Research)."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Keane, Timothy D., and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Johnson County Public Works, "Johnson County Stormwater Infiltration Demonstration."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

CHEMISTRY
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $24,700, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A.,National Geographic Education Foundation, $50,000, "2008/2009 Kansas Geographic Alliance."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Army, $49,000, "Eye-safe Optically- pumped Gas-fiilled Fiber Lasers."

Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $12,350, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

Jones, Byron W.,Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $60,781, "Kansas Defense 2010 (FY08)."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Army, "Eye-safe Optically-pumped Gas- fiilled Fiber Lasers."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Shuman, Cindy, and Thurston, Linda P., US Department of Education, "Evaluation of !LISTO!."

Thurston, Linda P.,National Science Foundation, $320,800, "Oklahoma EPSCoR Evaluation."

Thurston, Linda P., and Shuman, Cindy, US Department of Education, $22,000, "Evaluation of !LISTO!."

Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, $19,000, "Kansas - We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution."

Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, $67,376, "Kansas State University / Kazakhstan Civic Education."

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Tolar, Mary H.,Corporation for National and Community Service, $36,200, "Kansas AmeriCorps*VISTA Service-Learning Project."

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, "Kansas - We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution."

Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, "Kansas State University / Kazakhstan Civic Education."

Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, $31,870, "We the People: Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

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

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Case, Scott A., Multisponsor, $17,700, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Case, Scott A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Jones, Taylor S., Multisponsor, $12,500, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $24,700, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

Harner III, Joseph P.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Pickrell, John A.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Air Quality: Odor, Dust and Gaseous Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Southern Great Plains."

Hutchinson, Stacy L., and Keane, Timothy D.(Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), Johnson County Public Works, $20,349, "Johnson County Stormwater Infiltration Demonstration."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Harner III, Joseph P., and Pickrell, John A.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, $127,841, "Air Quality: Odor, Dust and Gaseous Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Southern Great Plains."

Mankin, Kyle R.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Leatherman, John C.(Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $30,642, "KS WRAPS: KSU Assessment & Planning Technical Assistance (FFY08)."

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, "Tuttle Creek Lake Watershed WRAPS Planning."

Yuan, Wenqiao, and Pei, Zhijian(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $6,000, "SGER: Exploratory Research on Solid Carriers for Manufacturing Algae Biofuels in the Ocean."

Zhang, Naiqian,AGCO Corporation, $48,326, "Optical Processing Methods for Application to Agricultural Machines."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A., US Department of Defense, $370,500, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

Leven, Blase A.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Erickson, Larry E., and Guikema, James A.(Dean of Graduate School), US Department of Defense, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $135,850, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Mathews, Alexander P.,Adaptive Ozone Solutions, Inc., $1,440, "Hydrogen Sulfide Control in Forcemains Using Ozone and Oxygen."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $86,450, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $49,400, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

Kuhn, William B.,US Department of Energy, $85,787, "Research in Fractional-N Synthesizer Design and LTCC Inductor Performance, Phase II."

Kuhn, William B.,US Department of Energy, $40,000, "RFIC Development in Peregrine SOS Phase I."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Jones, Byron W.,Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $123,404, "Kansas Defense 2010 (FY08)."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Case, Scott A.,Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W.(Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Multisponsor, $12,500, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Pei, Zhijian, and Yuan, Wenqiao(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $6,000, "SGER: Exploratory Research on Solid Carriers for Manufacturing Algae Biofuels in the Ocean."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J.,Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $259,350, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,500, "Radon Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Erickson, Larry E.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Guikema, James A. (Dean of Graduate School), and Leven, Blase A.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, $271,700, "Urban Operations Laboratory."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Wang, Weiqun,Kansas State University Foundation, $2,000, "Undergraduate Student Cancer Research - Mentoring Students."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Anderson, Jared R.,Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $1,219, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

DeLuccie, Mary L.,USD 383, Manhattan, $19,992, "Early Childhood Lab."

Goff, Briana S.,Anderson, Jared R., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, $75,000, "Support for Resiliency Project."

Johannes, Elaine M.,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

Kahl, Joan,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M.,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, McCants, Terrie R., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

McCants, Terrie R.,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., Olsen, Charlotte S., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

Olsen, Charlotte S.,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., and Schumm, Walter R., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

Schumm, Walter R.,Anderson, Jared R., Goff, Briana S., Johannes, Elaine M., Kahl, Joan, Maddux, Estoria (Esther) M., McCants, Terrie R., and Olsen, Charlotte S., US Department of Defense, "Support for Resiliency Project."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Troyer, Deryl L.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $28,825, "Functionalized Bimagnetic Core/Shell Fe/Fe304 Stealth Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Ganta, Roman Reddy R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $328,500, "Vector and Host Contributions to the Regulation of E. chaffeensis Gene Expression."

Kastner, Justin J.,US Department of Homeland Security, $64,897, "Frontier Interdisciplinary eXperiences (FIX) Coordinator."

Pickrell, John A.,Hargrove, William L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Maghirang, Ronaldo G.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Air Quality: Odor, Dust and Gaseous Emissions from Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations in the Southern Great Plains."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Murphy, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $83,095, "NCR-SARE Regional Professional Development Program."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Slocombe, John W.,US Department of Agriculture, $4,500, "Kansas AgrAbility Project - National Training Workshop."

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

AUDITORIUM
Jackson, Thomas E.,National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, $4,300, "Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Michie, Barry H.,Republic of Kazakhstan, $105,187, "Education of Recipients of the Bolashak International Scholarship."

LIBRARY
Beard, Regina M., and Urton, Ellen R., State Library of Kansas, $2,500, "Photography."

Urton, Ellen R., and Beard, Regina M., State Library of Kansas, "Photography."

PUBLIC SAFETY

KSU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stubbings, Donald C.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $2,927, "Underage Alcohol Enforcement."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Cortez, Anita R.,Kansas State University Foundation, $47,000, "Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars Program."

OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND DUAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Gordon, Myra E.,Kansas State University Foundation, $14,400, "Project IMPACT Relationship Recruiting: Student Mentor/Assistants."

OFFICE OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES AND PROGRAMS
Scott, Susan M., and Spencer, Gayle L.(Office of Student Life), Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, $50,000, "Leadership Manhattan."

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE
Spencer, Gayle L., and Scott, Susan M.(Office of Leadership Studies and Programs), Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce, "Leadership Manhattan."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH AND DEAN OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Guikema, James A.,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Leven, Blase A. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), US Department of Defense, "Urban Operations Laboratory."