Research Awards, December 2009

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Bergtold, Jason S.,Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Peterson, Jeffrey M., and Selfa, Theresa L.(Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S., Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Selfa, Theresa L.(Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $90,491, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

AGRONOMY
Blocksome, Carolyn E.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $11,250, "Middle Kansas River WRAPS Technical Services."

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

Pierzynski, Gary M.,US Department of Agriculture, $8,641, "Development of Enhanced Features, Improved Documentation and Expanded Databases for WEPS."

Rice, Charles W.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $863,386, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $3,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Jaeger, John R., and Olson, K C, Multimin USA, Inc., "The Effect of Multimin® Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Weight and Body Condition Score Change of Commercial Beef Cows and Heifers, Growth Performance of Suckling Calves, and Reproductive Performance of Cows and Heifers."

Nutsch, Abbey L.,Getty, Kelly J. K. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Retzlaff, Deanna D.(Dean of Continuing Education), US Department of Homeland Security, $94,613, "Development and Implementation of a Graduate Certificate of Completion Program in Food Protection and Defense."

Olson, K C, and Jaeger, John R., Multimin USA, Inc., $40,800, "The Effect of Multimin® Injectable Trace Mineral Solution on Weight and Body Condition Score Change of Commercial Beef Cows and Heifers, Growth Performance of Suckling Calves, and Reproductive Performance of Cows and Heifers."

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."

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, $2,000, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

FOOD SCIENCE INSTITUTE
Getty, Kelly J. K.,Kastner, Curtis L., Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nutsch, Abbey L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Retzlaff, Deanna D.(Dean of Continuing Education), US Department of Homeland Security, "Development and Implementation of a Graduate Certificate of Completion Program in Food Protection and Defense."

Kastner, Curtis L.,Getty, Kelly J. K., Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nutsch, Abbey L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Retzlaff, Deanna D.(Dean of Continuing Education), US Department of Homeland Security, $9,461, "Development and Implementation of a Graduate Certificate of Completion Program in Food Protection and Defense."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Multisponsor, $9,000, "Grain Science."

Faubion, Jon M., and Shi, Yong Cheng, US Department of Agriculture, "Interactions between Wheat Starch and Emulsifiers and Implications in Baking Applications."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 525 Course Development Facilitation."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 530 Course Development Facilitation."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 543 Course Development Facilitation."

Maier, Dirk E.,Grain Elevator & Processing Society, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - GEAPS 580 Course Development Facilitation."

Shi, Yong Cheng, and Faubion, Jon M., US Department of Agriculture, $39,218, "Interactions between Wheat Starch and Emulsifiers and Implications in Baking Applications."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Carey, Edward E.,US Department of Agriculture, $34,000, "High Tunnels-Essential Equipment for the Speciality Crop Farmer."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D.,Gill, Bikram S., and White, Frank F., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Trait Discovery Pipeline for Wheat."

Bockus, William W.,Multisponsor, $1,350, "Seed Treatment."

Gill, Bikram S.,Akhunov, Eduard D., and White, Frank F., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $500,000, "Trait Discovery Pipeline for Wheat."

Jardine, Douglas J.,Multisponsor, $4,500, "Soybean Foliar Fungicide and Seed Treatment Tests."

Trick, Harold N.,United Soybean Board, $43,709, "Center for Soybean Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering: Engineering Soybean for Effective Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode."

White, Frank F.,Akhunov, Eduard D., and Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Trait Discovery Pipeline for Wheat."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Moyer, Joseph L.,Multisponsor, $2,500, "Southeast Kansas Crop Performance Testing Program."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Reeck, Gerald R.,CRC NPB Limited (Australia), $315,438, "Evaluation of Russian Wheat Aphid Virulence and Resistance Sustainability."

BIOLOGY
Asano, Katsura,US Department of Health and Human Services, $249,660, "Studies on Start Codon Selection by Eukaryotic Ribosomes."

Chapes, Stephen K.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $6,500, "ARRA Small Equipment and Supplies."

Chapes, Stephen K.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,500, "K-INBRE ARRA Scholars (Ganser, Kurtz, Loeb, Stephens, Williams)."

Dodds, Walter K., and Andresen, Daniel A.(Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $809,393, "Collaborative Research: EPSCoR RII Track 2 Oklahoma and Kansas: A cyberCommons for Ecological Forecasting."

Paukert, Craig, and Daniels, Melinda(Geology), US Department of the Interior, $97,341, "Sand Dredging Effects on Fishes and Fish Habitat in the Kansas River."

Paukert, Craig, and Daniels, Melinda(Geology), US Department of the Interior, $95,931, "Seasonal Fish Assemblages and Habitat Effects Near Bowersock Dam: Implications for Fish Passage."

Spooner, Brian S., and Rintoul, David A., Kansas State University Foundation, $16,000, "Cancer Center Core."

CHEMISTRY
Li, Jun,National Science Foundation, $210,285, "Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A.,Hutchinson, Stacy L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Rice, Charles W.(Agronomy), National Science Foundation, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

GEOLOGY
Daniels, Melinda, and Paukert, Craig(Biology), US Department of the Interior, "Sand Dredging Effects on Fishes and Fish Habitat in the Kansas River."

Daniels, Melinda, and Paukert, Craig(Biology), US Department of the Interior, "Seasonal Fish Assemblages and Habitat Effects Near Bowersock Dam: Implications for Fish Passage."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Kulcsar, Laszlo,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), and Selfa, Theresa L., National Science Foundation, $90,491, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

Logan, Brad R.,US Department of the Interior, $26,686, "National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of Selected Sites at Lovewell Reservoir, Jewell County, Kansas."

Selfa, Theresa L.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), Kulcsar, Laszlo, and Peterson, Jeffrey M.(Agricultural Economics), National Science Foundation, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

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
Havlicek, Barbara J.,Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, $131,050, "Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom."

Havlicek, Barbara J.,Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000, "Schools for Quality Education."

Middendorf, B. Jan,US Department of Defense, $195,000, "The Honor Challenge: to Honor the Brave, Challenge Myself (THC)."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Hutchinson, Stacy L.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Rice, Charles W.(Agronomy), National Science Foundation, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

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

Hossain, Mustaque A.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Peterman, Robert J., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $147,177, "Region VII University Transportation Center (UTC)."

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)."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Andresen, Daniel A., and Dodds, Walter K.(Biology), National Science Foundation, $496,079, "Collaborative Research: EPSCoR RII Track 2 Oklahoma and Kansas: A cyberCommons for Ecological Forecasting."

Singh, Gurdip,Aceware Systemc, Inc., $3,980, "CIS Internship Program."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Bitsie-Baldwin, LaVerne,Carter, David A. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Hamel, Ryan J. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Larson, Nancy J.(Kansas Industrial Extension Services), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants FY09."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D.,Sandia National Laboratories, $49,559, "Advanced Memory Subsystem Research."

Kuhn, William B., and Sobering, Timothy J.(Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, $11,198, "Microtransceiver Development and Support."

Kuhn, William B.,US Department of Energy, $9,755, "Electrical Testing and Characterization of Thin Film Capacitors on Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic (LTCC)."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Pei, Zhijian,Crystal Technology, Inc., $10,000, "Development of Advance Fabrication Process of Lithium Niobate."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Carter, David A.,Bitsie-Baldwin, LaVerne (Dean of Engineering), Hamel, Ryan J., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants FY09."

Hamel, Ryan J.,Bitsie-Baldwin, LaVerne (Dean of Engineering), Carter, David A., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants FY09."

Hanson, Brian R., and Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, "National Radon Program Services."

Larson, Nancy J.,Kansas Health Foundation, $23,581, "Operation Medicine Cabinet - A Better Place for Pharmacy Waste."

Larson, Nancy J.,Bitsie-Baldwin, LaVerne (Dean of Engineering), Carter, David A., and Hamel, Ryan J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $65,000, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants FY09."

Snead, Bruce C., and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $376,068, "National Radon Program Services."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Beck, B. Terry,Hosni, Mohammad H., and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Energy, "Experimental Development and Demonstration of Ultrasonic Measurement Diagnostics for Sodium Fast Reactor Thermohydraulics."

Hosni, Mohammad H.,Beck, B. Terry, and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Energy, "Experimental Development and Demonstration of Ultrasonic Measurement Diagnostics for Sodium Fast Reactor Thermohydraulics."

Jones, Byron W.,Beck, B. Terry, and Hosni, Mohammad H., US Department of Energy, $110,769, "Experimental Development and Demonstration of Ultrasonic Measurement Diagnostics for Sodium Fast Reactor Thermohydraulics."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $532, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

O'Conner, Nancy T.,Kansas Health Solutions, LLC, $19,358, "Home Based Family Therapy Training."

O'Conner, Nancy T.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $230,368, "Program for Training and Consultation of CMHC Practitioners Delivering Intensive Home Based Family Therapy Services."

Sellers, Debra,US Department of Health and Human Services, $17,000, "Kansas Optimizing Health Program (KOHP) Integration to KSRE System."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Freeman, Lisa C.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $214,544, "BRITE Veterinary Student Program."

Kenney, Michael J.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $222,000, "Mechanisms Mediating Hypotension to Anthrax Lethal Toxin."

Schultz, Bruce D., and Lillich, James D.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $295,650, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3-transport."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Lillich, James D., and Schultz, Bruce D.(Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3-transport."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dryden, Michael W., and Payne, Patricia A., Summit VetPharm LLC, $81,669, "The Efficacy of Vectra/Vectra 3D and Frontline Plus to Control Flea Populations on Naturally Infested Dogs and Cats and in Private Residences in Tampa, FL 2010."

Kastner, Justin J.,Getty, Kelly J. K. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Nutsch, Abbey L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Retzlaff, Deanna D.(Dean of Continuing Education), US Department of Homeland Security, $66,229, "Development and Implementation of a Graduate Certificate of Completion Program in Food Protection and Defense."

Payne, Patricia A., and Dryden, Michael W., Summit VetPharm LLC, "The Efficacy of Vectra/Vectra 3D and Frontline Plus to Control Flea Populations on Naturally Infested Dogs and Cats and in Private Residences in Tampa, FL 2010."

Richt, Juergen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $125,000, "Molecular and Biological Characterization of Pandemic Flu: Role of HA and NA proteins in host tropism, pathogenesis and reassortment."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Hartman, Paul D.,Multisponsor, $3,500, "Chemical Evaluation."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E.,Kettering Foundation, $2,500, "Local Court Project #1."

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Retzlaff, Deanna D.,Getty, Kelly J. K. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Nutsch, Abbey L.(Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Homeland Security, $18,923, "Development and Implementation of a Graduate Certificate of Completion Program in Food Protection and Defense."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA AVIATION
Barnhart, Richard K., and Smith, Andrew T., Heliplane, LLC, "AirTrailer."

Smith, Andrew T., and Barnhart, Richard K., Heliplane, LLC, $15,000, "AirTrailer."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

KSU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stubbings, Donald C.,Kansas Department of Revenue, $4,697, "Underage Alcohol Enforcement."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Sobering, Timothy J., and Kuhn, William B.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, $11,198, "Microtransceiver Development and Support."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Greene, Kathleen V.,National Science Foundation, $20,310, "McNair Scholars Program."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT
Bosco, Pat J., Conoco, Inc., $15,000, "ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars Administration."