Research Awards, July 2010

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $35,350, "Weed Research."

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

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $25,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, "Purco Project."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, "Purco Project."

Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $3,426, "Extension Education Position Support."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Purco, "Purco Project."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Purco, "Purco Project."

ENTOMOLOGY
Beeman, Richard W.,Arakane, Yasuyuki (Biochemistry), Kramer, Karl J. (Biochemistry), and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat(Biochemistry), National Science Foundation, $63,750, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

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, $34,500, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

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, $4,000, "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, $4,050, "Floriculture Research."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Toomajian, Christopher,National Science Foundation, $73,322, "Arabidopsis 2010: Transcriptomes for Functional and Evolutionary Studies."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S.,Multisponsor, $4,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Arakane, Yasuyuki,Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), Kramer, Karl J., and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

Kramer, Karl J.,Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat, National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

Muthukrishnan, Subbarat,Arakane, Yasuyuki, Beeman, Richard W. (Entomology), and Kramer, Karl J., National Science Foundation, $191,250, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

BIOLOGY
Dodds, Walter K.,Missouri Department of Conservation, $38,000, "Ecological Integrity of Prairie Streams as Influenced by Patchburn Grazing and Riparian Protection."

Spooner, Brian S., and Rintoul, David A., Kansas State University Foundation, $34,060, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

CHEMISTRY
Aikens, Christine M.,US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Structure and Optical Properties of Noble Metal Nanoparticles."

Bossmann, Stefan,Chikan, Viktor, and Troyer, Deryl L.(Anatomy and Physiology), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $25,000, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Materials for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

Bossmann, Stefan, and Culbertson, Christopher T., National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemistry at Kansas State University."

Chikan, Viktor,Bossmann, Stefan, and Troyer, Deryl L.(Anatomy and Physiology), Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Materials for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

Culbertson, Christopher T., and Bossmann, Stefan, National Science Foundation, $345,000, "REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemistry at Kansas State University."

Culbertson, Christopher T.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $52,466, "Microanalytical Methods for the Detection of Reactive Nitrogen Species."

Jankowiak, Ryszard J.,US Department of Energy, $15,000, "Excitation Energy Transfer in Natural Photosynthetic Complexes and Chlorophyll Trefoils: Hole- Burning and Single Complex/Trefoil Spectroscopic Studies."

Li, Jun,University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $45,000, "Development of Clinically Diagnostic Biosensors for Blood and Blood-borne Virusus."

GEOGRAPHY
Marston, Richard A.,American Association of Geographers, $2,000, "Cross-Valley Profiles and Mass Movement Hazards in Deglaciated Canyons, Grand Teton National Park."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A., and Ivanov, Andrew G., National Science Foundation, $20,000 (includes $20,000 from Paul Scherrer Institute), "MRI-R2: Development of a Pixel Detector for the Upgraded CMS Experiment."

Chang, Zenghu, and Lei, Shuting(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $3,600, "Collaborative Research: Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Study of Femtosecond Laser Machining of High Aspect Ratio Microstructures."

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

Jones, Byron W.,Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $12,378, "Kansas Defense 2010."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MANAGEMENT
Prince, J. Bruce,Andrus, David M. (Marketing), and Gwinner, Kevin P.(Marketing), National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, $1,750, "Center for Veternary Business Management for Web-Hosting, Data Analysis and Veternary Practice Management Research."

MARKETING
Andrus, David M.,Gwinner, Kevin P., and Prince, J. Bruce(Management), National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, $3,250, "Center for Veternary Business Management for Web-Hosting, Data Analysis and Veternary Practice Management Research."

Gwinner, Kevin P.,Andrus, David M., and Prince, J. Bruce(Management), National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues, "Center for Veternary Business Management for Web-Hosting, Data Analysis and Veternary Practice Management Research."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Goodson, F. Todd,US Department of Education, $5,605 (includes $5,605 from participant support), "Flint Hills Writing Project."

Middendorf, B. Jan,DeBruyn Institute for Teaching Excellence, $6,912, "Master Teacher III."

Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $8,820, "ADVANCE LEADER Consortium."

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

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $433,424, "Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation Center of Excellence Grant Agreement."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $6,000, "KHP Safety Belt Convincers S10-0043."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, "Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation Center of Excellence Grant Agreement."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai,US Department of Agriculture, $8,000, "Bio-industrial Uses of Sorghum Proteins."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Schlup, John R.,US Department of Transportation, $26,653, "Online Courses on Biorenewable Resources and on Engineering Sustainability."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Hossain, Mustaque A.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $20,000, "Administration of KDOT/KTRAN Program."

Riding, Kyle,Larson, Nancy J. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Stokes, Robert W., Kansas Department of Transportation, $60,000, "Carbon Emissions (Phase 1): Establish Carbon Emissions Baseline for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)."

Stokes, Robert W.,Larson, Nancy J. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, "Carbon Emissions (Phase 1): Establish Carbon Emissions Baseline for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Das, Sanjoy, and Pahwa, Anil, National Science Foundation, "Influence of Lightning, Wind, Trees, and Squirrels on Reliability of Power Distribution Systems."

Miller, Ruth D.,US Department of Energy, $9,733, "Wind for Schools Wind Application Center: Kansas."

Pahwa, Anil, and Das, Sanjoy, National Science Foundation, $96,519, "Influence of Lightning, Wind, Trees, and Squirrels on Reliability of Power Distribution Systems."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Jones, Byron W.,Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $25,132, "Kansas Defense 2010."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Ben-Arieh, David H., and Wu, Chih-Hang, Children's Mercy Hospital, $23,680, "Improved Deployment of the Tele-Tracking Bedboard Monitoring System."

Lei, Shuting, and Chang, Zenghu(Physics), National Science Foundation, $8,400, "Collaborative Research: Mathematical Modeling and Experimental Study of Femtosecond Laser Machining of High Aspect Ratio Microstructures."

Wu, Chih-Hang, and Ben-Arieh, David H., Children's Mercy Hospital, "Improved Deployment of the Tele-Tracking Bedboard Monitoring System."

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

Larson, Nancy J.,Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), and Stokes, Robert W.(Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $20,000, "Carbon Emissions (Phase 1): Establish Carbon Emissions Baseline for Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT)."

Larson, Nancy J.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $269,000, "Small Business Environmental Assistance Program - FY11."

Snead, Bruce C., and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $82,961, "National Radon Program Services."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffery,Sandia National Laboratories, $11,600, "Voluntary Security Enhancements for the Research and Test Reactor at Kansas State University."

McGregor, Douglas S.,US Department of Defense, $1,378,797, "Multi-Disciplined Research in Nuclear Detection."

NATIONAL GAS MACHINERY LABORATORY
Chapman, Kirby S.,Pipeline Research Council International, Inc., $73,000, "Modeling of NSCR Performance and EGO Sensor Output with Exhaust Mixtures from Natural Gas-Fueled Engines."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $736, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

O'Conner, Nancy T.,Kansas Health Solutions, LLC, $19,913, "Home Based Family Therapy Training."

O'Conner, Nancy T.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $12,000 (includes $12,000 from third party match- Research Team), "Program for Training and Consultation of CMHC Practitioners Delivering Intensive Home Based Family Therapy Services."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Marcus, Daniel C.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $2,131,563, "Epithelial Function in Health and Disease."

Troyer, Deryl L.,Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), and Chikan, Viktor(Chemistry), Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Materials for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Davis, Elizabeth G., and Wilkerson, Melinda(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Pfizer, Inc., $216,636, "Immune Responses in Healthy Foals following Vaccination: Characterization of Immune Activation in First Year of Life, when Vaccination Protocol is Initiated at 90 Days of Age."

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), Purco, $28,000, "Purco Project."

Dryden, Michael W.,Bayer Corporation, $108,457, "Efficacy of Selamection and Imidacloprid- Moxidection Combo Spot-Ons Against C. felis Infesting Cats."

Dryden, Michael W.,Merial Corporation, $87,307, "A Study to Evaluate the Acaricidal Efficacy of a Single Topical Treatment with ML-3,481,564 against Dermacentor Variabillis on Dogs."

Ma, Wenjun, and Richt, Juergen, Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc., $13,640, "Pandemic H1N1 in vitro Study with Hemispherx."

Richt, Juergen, and Ma, Wenjun, Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc., "Pandemic H1N1 in vitro Study with Hemispherx."

Wilkerson, Melinda, and Davis, Elizabeth G.(Clinical Sciences), Pfizer, Inc., "Immune Responses in Healthy Foals following Vaccination: Characterization of Immune Activation in First Year of Life, when Vaccination Protocol is Initiated at 90 Days of Age."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Arck, Shirley T.,University of Kansas, $800, "Training of Pharmacy D. Students."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Peters, Paula, and Hudson, Karen S.(Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Hudson, Karen S., and Peters, Paula(Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, $1,073,773 (includes $1,073,773 from in-kind support), "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Sloderbeck, Phillip E.,US Department of Agriculture, $7,000, "Technology Transfer Program for Integrated Pest Management of Potato Psyllid to Minimize the Incidence of Zebra Chip in Potatoes."

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

BEACH ART MUSEUM
Render, Lorne E.,Kansas Arts Commission, $1,000, "George Kren Photographs Exhibition."

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Reagan, Charles, and Mason, April, US Department of Defense, $66,326, "Kansas State University (KSU) Graduate Degree Program Development and Implementation for CGSC Leadership and Security Studies: Enhance Cooperative Degree Program in History."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Wood, Mary,NCN Institute, $11,660, "English Training Sponsorship."

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Tolar, Mary H.,Soaring with Eagles Foundation, $49,500, "Soaring with Eagles Foundation Curriculum Pilot."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Lynch, Michael L., Kauffman Scholars, Inc., $92,204, "Campus Residential Institutes for Kauffman Scholars - 2010."