Research Awards, May 2010

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $140,059, "EPA Nine Elements Watershed Planning Technical Assistance."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $40,450, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Fritz, Allan K., and Prasad, P. V. Vara, Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Evaluation of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Wheat."

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

Peterson, Dallas E.,Monsanto Company, $6,000, "Develop and Define Weed Control System Recommendations for Dicamba-tolerant Soybean."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,US Department of Agriculture, $90,000, "Incorporation of the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) within a Comprehensive Regional Air Quality Model."

Prasad, P. V. Vara, and Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $7,000, "Evaluation of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Wheat."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., and Leslie, John F.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $20,750, "Facilities License Agreement - Heartland Plant Innovations Double Haploid Lab Space in Throckmorton Hall."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $5,000, "Variety Development of Conventional Soybean."

Stamm, Michael J.,Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $5,000, "Improving Winter Canola Germplasm and Varieties."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $28,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ENTOMOLOGY
Buschman, Larry L.,Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $30,000, "European Corn Borer Project."

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."

Kambhampati, Srinivas,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Institute of International Education, $20,000, "Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowship for Dr. Shah Alam Khan."

Ramalho-Ortigao, Marcelo,US Civilian Research and Development Foundation, $5,890, "Salivary Expression Profile of Natural Populations of P. papatasi Sand Flies in Tunisia and Impact on Zoonotic Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Transmission."

Ramalho-Ortigao, Marcelo,US Department of Health and Human Services, $92,500, "P. papatasi Midgut Molecules: Gene Function and Assessing TBV Candidates (Administrative Supplement)."

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, $2,200, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Harner III, Joseph P., and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $50,000, "Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP) 2010."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Friebe, Bernd,Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $6,800, "Transfer of New Sources of Barley Yellow Dwarf Resistance from Haynaldia villosa to Adapted Kansas Winter Wheats."

Leslie, John F., and Schapaugh Jr, William T.(Agronomy), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $20,750, "Facilities License Agreement - Heartland Plant Innovations Double Haploid Lab Space in Throckmorton Hall."

Whitfield, Anna E.,National Science Foundation, $399,436, "CAREER: Molecular Mechanisms of Virus-Vector Interactions."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Chen, Jianhan,US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,000, "K-INBRE Faculty Scholar Award."

Takemoto, Dolores J.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $366,430, "Protein Kinase C Gamma in the Lens."

Zolkiewska, Anna,US Department of Health and Human Services, $52,000, "Structure-Function Analysis of Breast Cancer-Associated Mutations in ADAM12."

BIOLOGY
Craine, Joseph M., and McLauchlan, Kendra K., National Science Foundation, $7,500, "Testing the Consequences of the Carbon-Quality Temperature Hypothesis for Soil Organic Matter Decomposition."

Cully, Jr., Jack F.,US Department of the Interior, $82,400, "Status and Management of Black-tailed Prairie Dogs on Small Cultural Parks of the Western Great Plains."

Ferguson, Carolyn J.,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), Rebello, Nobel S. (Physics), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, $16,720, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Roelofs, Jeroen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $214,600, "Mechanism of Chaperone-assisted Assembly of Proteasome Regulatory Particle."

Sandercock, Brett K., and Wisely, Samantha, US Department of Energy, $156,385, "Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on Population Biology of Greater Prairie Chickens."

Sandercock, Brett K., and Wisely, Samantha, US Department of the Interior, "Conservation Status of the Buff-Breasted Sandpiper: A Conservation Genetics Approach."

Spooner, Brian S., and Rintoul, David A., Kansas State University Foundation, $57,953, "Cancer Center Core."

Takemoto, Larry J.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $247,563, "Lens Membrane in Relation to Human Cataractogenesis."

Welti, Ruth,National Science Foundation, $119,063, "Metabolomics: A Functional Genomics Tool for Deciphering Functions of Arabidopsis Genes in the Context of Metabolic and Regulatory Networks."

Wisely, Samantha, and Sandercock, Brett K., US Department of Energy, "Environmental Impacts of Wind Power Development on Population Biology of Greater Prairie Chickens."

Wisely, Samantha, and Sandercock, Brett K., US Department of the Interior, $14,923, "Conservation Status of the Buff-Breasted Sandpiper: A Conservation Genetics Approach."

CHEMISTRY
Levy, Christopher J.,Corwin, Kristan L. (Physics), and Washburn, Brian R.(Physics), US Army, "Eye-safe Optically-Pumped Gas-filled Fiber Lasers."

GEOGRAPHY
Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn, and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of the Interior, "Range and Training Lands Assessment on Fort Riley."

McLauchlan, Kendra K.,National Science Foundation, $59,863, "CAREER: Ecosystem Change in Forests and Grasslands from Decades to Millenia: A Retrospective Approach."

GEOLOGY
Totten, Iris M.,Bolton, Timothy A. (Physics), Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), and Rebello, Nobel S.(Physics), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

KINESIOLOGY
Kaczynski, Andrew,United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, $6,989, "Healthy Young Kansans through Supportive Communities."

Poole, David C.,American College of Sports Medicine, $1,400, "Exercise Training and Muscle Microvascular Oxygenation (Doctoral Student Research Grant for Daniel Hirai)."

MATHEMATICS
Turchin, Victor,National Science Foundation, $115,247, "FRG: Collaborative Research: The Calculus of Functors and the Theory of Operads: Interactions and Applications."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A.,Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), Rebello, Nobel S., and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Bolton, Timothy A., and Ivanov, Andrew G., National Science Foundation, $53,280, "MRI- R2: Development of a Pixel Detector for the Upgraded CMS Experiment."

Bolton, Timothy A.,Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Ivanov, Andrew G., Maravin, Yurii, Ratra, Bharat, and Stanton, Noel R., US Department of Energy, $668,000, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Corwin, Kristan L.,Levy, Christopher J. (Chemistry), and Washburn, Brian R., US Army, $135,000, "Eye-safe Optically-Pumped Gas-filled Fiber Lasers."

Horton-Smith, Glenn A.,Bolton, Timothy A., Ivanov, Andrew G., Maravin, Yurii, Ratra, Bharat, and Stanton, Noel R., US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Ivanov, Andrew G., and Bolton, Timothy A., National Science Foundation, "MRI-R2: Development of a Pixel Detector for the Upgraded CMS Experiment."

Maravin, Yurii,Bolton, Timothy A., Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Ivanov, Andrew G., Ratra, Bharat, and Stanton, Noel R., US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Ratra, Bharat,Bolton, Timothy A., Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Ivanov, Andrew G., Maravin, Yurii, and Stanton, Noel R., US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Rebello, Nobel S.,Bolton, Timothy A., Ferguson, Carolyn J. (Biology), Kambhampati, Srinivas (Entomology), and Totten, Iris M.(Geology), National Science Foundation, "Evidence-based Inquiry into the Distant, Remote, or Past (EIDRoP): Linking Evidence to Inference in the Kansas Science Classroom."

Sorensen, Christopher M.,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and Hosni, Mohammad H.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), PAX Streamline, Inc., $24,731, "Nanosecond Photography for Bubble Visualization and Measurement."

Stanton, Noel R.,Bolton, Timothy A., Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Ivanov, Andrew G., Maravin, Yurii, and Ratra, Bharat, US Department of Energy, "Heavy Quark and Neutrino Physics."

Washburn, Brian R.,Corwin, Kristan L., and Levy, Christopher J.(Chemistry), US Army, "Eye-safe Optically-Pumped Gas-filled Fiber Lasers."

PSYCHOLOGY
Kirkpatrick, Kimberly,US Department of Health and Human Services, $244,930, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Goodson, F. Todd,US Department of Education, $51,000, "Flint Hills Writing Project."

Middendorf, B. Jan,DeBruyn Institute for Teaching Excellence, $7,400, "Master Teacher Survey Development."

Middendorf, B. Jan,Kansas Board of Regents, $100,000, "Kan-ed Evaluation - Phase VII."

SECONDARY EDUCATION
Goodson, F. Todd,US Department of Education, "Flint Hills Writing Project."

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, $28,045, "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."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,US Department of Agriculture, $205,380, "Integrated Next Generation Phosphorus Reduction Development P10-0045."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Harner III, Joseph P., and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP) 2010."

Hutchinson, Stacy L., and Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn(Geography), US Department of the Interior, $94,340, "Range and Training Lands Assessment on Fort Riley."

Wang, Donghai,US Department of Transportation, $15,700, "Designer Sorghums: Development of High Yielding Sorghum Cultivars with Modified Endosperm Matrices for Optimized Low Energy Input Ethanol Production and High Nutrition Feed."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Pfromm, Peter H.,Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc., $7,064, "Topics in Antigen Production."

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.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $15,000, "Kansas Pavement Preservation Initiative: Development of a Maintenance Technical Advisory Guide for Bituminous Pavements in Kansas."

Hossain, Mustaque A.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Peterman, Robert J., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $131,052, "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
Gustafson, David A., and Singh, Gurdip, CivicPlus, "CIS Internship Program."

Neilsen, Mitchell L.,Sandia National Laboratories, $40,000, "Interface Development for Thermal Battery Models."

Singh, Gurdip, and Gustafson, David A., CivicPlus, $2,822, "CIS Internship Program."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Transportation, "Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

Jones, Byron W., and Hosni, Mohammad H.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $55,220, "Application of Hazard Analysis & Critial Control Points (HACCP) Methods to Disease Transmission on Fomites in Aircraft."

Jones, Byron W.,US Department of Transportation, $27,957, "Exposure to Flame Retardants in Commercial Aircraft."

Jones, Byron W., and Hosni, Mohammad H.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $53,403, "Further Studies of Infectious Disease Transmission in Airliner Cabins."

Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Transportation, $192,220, "Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Beck, B. Terry,Hosni, Mohammad H., and Sorensen, Christopher M.(Physics), PAX Streamline, Inc., "Nanosecond Photography for Bubble Visualization and Measurement."

Hosni, Mohammad H.,Beck, B. Terry, and Sorensen, Christopher M.(Physics), PAX Streamline, Inc., $50,212, "Nanosecond Photography for Bubble Visualization and Measurement."

Hosni, Mohammad H., and Jones, Byron W.(Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, $55,220, "Application of Hazard Analysis & Critial Control Points (HACCP) Methods to Disease Transmission on Fomites in Aircraft."

Hosni, Mohammad H., and Jones, Byron W.(Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, $53,403, "Further Studies of Infectious Disease Transmission in Airliner Cabins."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Haub, Mark D.,VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, $14,134, "Glycemic Response of a Beverage Containing a Novel B-Glucan."

Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh,Kansas State University Foundation, $4,297, "Graduate Student Summer Salary Support - Lea Dib."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Sellers, Debra,US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,834, "Traumatic Brain Injury Resources."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Poole, David C.,American College of Sports Medicine, $3,600, "Exercise Training and Muscle Microvascular Oxygenation (Doctoral Student Research Grant for Daniel Hirai)."

Weiss, Mark L.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $9,918, "Solvant-Free Engineering of a Shape-Specific Osteochondral TMJ Condyle."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Freeman, Lisa C., and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $22,474, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Ganta, Roman Reddy R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,850, "Vector and Host Contributions to the Regulation of E. chaffeensis Gene Expression."

Hesse, Richard,Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Ma, Wenjun,Hesse, Richard, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Freeman, Lisa C.(Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training."

Richt, Juergen,Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, $2,000,000, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Hanlon, Cathleen A.,Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, $8,000, "Rabies Immunology Workshop 2010."

Richt, Juergen,Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Kahl, Daniel W., and Harner III, Joseph P.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP) 2010."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Fink, Carol J.,US Department of Agriculture, $37,500, "Children, Youth and Families at Risk Liaison."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E.,US Department of Agriculture, $6,961, "Conservation Reserve Program 2010."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E.,Kettering Foundation, $12,000, "Local Court Project #2."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Richt, Juergen,Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanier, Martha A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A.,Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."