Research Awards, March 2011

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Dalton, Timothy J., and Featherstone, Allen M., US Agency for International Development, $241,555, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative- Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Barnaby Jr, Glenn A., US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Crop Insurance Education for Wyoming Agricultural Producers."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Featherstone, Allen M., US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI- Z)."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Dalton, Timothy J., US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI- Z)."

AGRONOMY
Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Akhunov, Eduard D. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $103,044, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Pfizer, Inc., "Influence of DDGS Withdrawal Post Vaccination on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Fatty Acid Analysis and Iodine Value of Pork Fat Depots."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., UP-A- NOTCH R&D, "Effects of PEP2+ and Fishmeal on Nursery Pig Performance."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Pfizer, Inc., "Influence of DDGS Withdrawal Post Vaccination on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Fatty Acid Analysis and Iodine Value of Pork Fat Depots."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., UP-A-NOTCH R&D, $10,000, "Effects of PEP2+ and Fishmeal on Nursery Pig Performance."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Pfizer, Inc., "Influence of DDGS Withdrawal Post Vaccination on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Fatty Acid Analysis and Iodine Value of Pork Fat Depots."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., UP-A- NOTCH R&D, "Effects of PEP2+ and Fishmeal on Nursery Pig Performance."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Pfizer, Inc., "Influence of DDGS Withdrawal Post Vaccination on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Fatty Acid Analysis and Iodine Value of Pork Fat Depots."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., UP-A- NOTCH R&D, "Effects of PEP2+ and Fishmeal on Nursery Pig Performance."

ENTOMOLOGY
Chen, Ming-Shun,McCornack, Brian P., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., US Department of Agriculture, "iWheat: A Web-based IPM System for Winter Wheat in the Central and Southern Plains."

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."

McCornack, Brian P.,Chen, Ming-Shun, and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., US Department of Agriculture, $507,387, "iWheat: A Web-based IPM System for Winter Wheat in the Central and Southern Plains."

Michaud, John P., National Sunflower Association, $10,970, "Mitigation of Yield Losses to Dectes texanus in Rainfed Sunflowers."

Minton, J. Ernest, US Department of Agriculture, $1,947, "Acquisition of Goods and Services Research Support Agreement # 58-5430-0-923."

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."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Chen, Ming-Shun, and McCornack, Brian P., US Department of Agriculture, "iWheat: A Web-based IPM System for Winter Wheat in the Central and Southern Plains."

Wilde, Gerald E.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multisponsor, $22,050, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Alavi, Sajid, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $59,450, "Sorghum Soy Blends (SSB) as a Food Aid Product."

Alavi, Sajid, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $59,725, "Utilization of Sorghum Ingredients and Co-Products in Aquatic Animal Feed Production."

Shi, Yong Cheng, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, $121,628, "Sponsored Research Agreement- Starch Derivatives."

Vadlani, Praveen V., Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research, Inc., $40,000, "Paper Mill Waste Bioconversion to High-Value Products."

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, $55,000, "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."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., US Environmental Protection Agency, $27,500, "Upper Timber Creek Assessment and Planning."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D., and Prasad, P.V. Vara (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $171,740, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Garrett, Karen A., Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, $15,000, "Agricultural Disease and Pests Under Climate Variation and Change."

Garrett, Karen A., International Potato Center, $50,000, "Strengthening CIP's Capacity for Risk and Impact Assessment Related to Potato Late Blight."

Kennelly, Megan, Multisponsor, $7,290, "Evaluation and Testing of Fungicides and Nematicides on Horticultural Crops."

Little, Christopher R., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $27,195, "Grain Quality of White Food Grade Sorghum Lines."

Valent, Barbara S., US Agency for International Development, $10,000, "Memorandum of Agreement."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
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, $10,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Reeck, Gerald R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,514, "Armet Ligands in Anti-Cancer Drug Development."

BIOLOGY
Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,000, "Faculty Scholar Award."

Conrad, Gary W., US Department of Health and Human Services, $329,670, "Fibroblast Differentiation During Eye Development."

CHEMISTRY
Hua, Duy H.,Li, Jun, and Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Nanoelectrode Array Based Electronics for Rapid Profiling of Cancerous Enzymes."

Li, Jun, National Science Foundation, $280,293, "Coaxially Coated Vertical Carbon Nanofiber Arrays as 3D Multifunctional Electrodes for Battery-Supercapacitor Hybrids."

Li, Jun,Hua, Duy H., and Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $372,960, "Nanoelectrode Array Based Electronics for Rapid Profiling of Cancerous Enzymes."

ENGLISH
Sanders, Joseph C., National Endowment for the Humanities, $21,000, "Critical Engagements with Children's NonFiction (#FW50133)."

PSYCHOLOGY
Frieman, Jerome, and Monaco, Gregory E., Great Plains Network Consortium, $186,900, "Funding for Director of Research - Great Plains Network."

Monaco, Gregory E., and Frieman, Jerome, Great Plains Network Consortium, "Funding for Director of Research - Great Plains Network."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Vontz, Thomas, US Department of Education, "Kansas We the People Summer Institute - 2011."

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Dunn, Cindi,Middendorf, B. Jan, and Thurston, Linda P., National Science Foundation, $13,784, "The Queens Borough Bridge: An NSF-Funded Consortium between a Two-Year College, Four-Year College, and National Laboratory."

Middendorf, B. Jan, US Department of Education, $110,000, "Mueller Aerospace & Engineering Discovery Magnet."

Spears, Jacqueline D.,Neilsen, Mitchell L. (Computing and Information Sciences), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Wallentine, Virgil E. (Computing and Information Sciences), and Zhang, Naiqian (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $112,809, "Infusing System Development and Sensor Technology in Education."

Thurston, Linda P.,Dunn, Cindi, and Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, "The Queens Borough Bridge: An NSF-Funded Consortium between a Two-Year College, Four-Year College, and National Laboratory."

Vontz, Thomas, US Department of Education, $41,760, "Kansas We the People Summer Institute - 2011."

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., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Great Plains Development Authority, $120,000, "Great Plains Industrial Park Business Development Support P11- Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Department of Commerce, $100,000, "Match Funding for the Kansas Opportunity Innovation Network (KOIN) Program."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multisponsor, $30,100, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Great Plains Development Authority, "Great Plains Industrial Park Business Development Support P11-0040."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Kansas Department of Commerce, "Match Funding for the Kansas Opportunity Innovation Network (KOIN) Program."

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

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Yuan, Wenqiao, and Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, $1,800, "Collaborative Research: New Natural Supplementary Cementitious Materials for Concerte."

Zhang, Naiqian,Neilsen, Mitchell L. (Computing and Information Sciences), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), and Wallentine, Virgil E. (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $112,809, "Infusing System Development and Sensor Technology in Education."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Berry, Vikas, MEMC Electronic Materials Inc., $237,916, "Growth and Transfer of Large- Area Graphene on Silicon and Silica Substrates and its Surface Engineering."

Rezac, Mary E., National Science Foundation, $297,351, "REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable BioEnergy."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, and Hossain, Mustaque A., US Department of Transportation, "Implementation of the 2002 AASHTO Design Guide for Pavement 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., and Dissanayake, Sunanda, US Department of Transportation, $199,999, "Implementation of the 2002 AASHTO Design Guide for Pavement Structures."

Hossain, Mustaque A.,Dissanayake, Sunanda, Peterman, Robert J., and Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $234,122, "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)."

Riding, Kyle, and Yuan, Wenqiao (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $4,200, "Collaborative Research: New Natural Supplementary Cementitious Materials for Concerte."

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

Warren, Steven,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), and Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $3,000, "CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Infrastructure and Technology Innovations for Medical Device Coordination."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Andresen, Daniel A.,Hatcliff, John M., and Warren, Steven (Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, "CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Infrastructure and Technology Innovations for Medical Device Coordination."

Gustafson, David A., and Singh, Gurdip, GTM Sportswear, $9,346, "CIS Internship Program."

Hatcliff, John M.,Andresen, Daniel A., and Warren, Steven (Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, $9,000, "CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Infrastructure and Technology Innovations for Medical Device Coordination."

Neilsen, Mitchell L.,Singh, Gurdip, Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), Wallentine, Virgil E., and Zhang, Naiqian (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $338,428, "Infusing System Development and Sensor Technology in Education."

Robby, -, National Science Foundation, $80,029, "Formal, Integrated Analysis Framework for Contract-Based Reasoning of Strong Properties of Open Systems."

Singh, Gurdip, and Gustafson, David A., GTM Sportswear, "CIS Internship Program."

Singh, Gurdip,Neilsen, Mitchell L., Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), Wallentine, Virgil E., and Zhang, Naiqian (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, "Infusing System Development and Sensor Technology in Education."

Wallentine, Virgil E.,Neilsen, Mitchell L., Singh, Gurdip, Spears, Jacqueline D. (Dean of Education), and Zhang, Naiqian (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, "Infusing System Development and Sensor Technology in Education."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $4,888, "Electrical Testing and Characterization of Thin Film Capacitors on Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic (LTCC)."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Carter, David A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $25,000, "WSU EFC's Strategic Partnership with the KSU's Pollution Prevention Institute to Support Energy Management Initiative for Water and Wastewater Utilities."

Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,100, "Radon Resistant New Construction (RRNC) Workshop for Missouri."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., Sandia National Laboratories, $52,401, "Voluntary Security Enhancements for the Research and Test Reactor at Kansas State University."

Wang, Youqi, Albany Engineered Composites, Inc., $54,915, "3D Woven Fiber Preform Forming Analysis."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Haub, Mark D., Penford Food Ingredients Co., $9,768, "Glycemic Testing of Resistant Starch."

Procter, Sandra B.,Johannes, Elaine M. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, $118,231, "Mobilizing Rural Low-Income Communities to Assess and Improve the Ecological Environment to Prevent Childhood Obesity."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $760, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Johannes, Elaine M.,Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), and Procter, Sandra B. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $29,558, "Mobilizing Rural Low-Income Communities to Assess and Improve the Ecological Environment to Prevent Childhood Obesity."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C., Kansas State University Foundation, $50,162, "Professorships/Chairs."

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), Pfizer, Inc., $57,820, "Influence of DDGS Withdrawal Post Vaccination on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, Fatty Acid Analysis and Iodine Value of Pork Fat Depots."

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), UP-A- NOTCH R&D, "Effects of PEP2+ and Fishmeal on Nursery Pig Performance."

Nguyen, Thu A.,Hua, Duy H. (Chemistry), and Li, Jun (Chemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $71,040, "Nanoelectrode Array Based Electronics for Rapid Profiling of Cancerous Enzymes."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B., Friends of the Sunset Zoo, $2,000, "Sunset Zoo Internship Program."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Murphy, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $87,868, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Peters, Paula,Johannes, Elaine M. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), and Procter, Sandra B. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $443,368, "Mobilizing Rural Low-Income Communities to Assess and Improve the Ecological Environment to Prevent Childhood Obesity."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Tolar, Mary H., Corporation for National and Community Service, $19,999, "Get Hands On."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER
Barnhart, Richard K., and Khan, Saeed M. (Salina Engineering Technology), US Department of Defense, $16,739, "UAS Mission Planning, Operations, and Disaster Training Center."

SALINA ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Khan, Saeed M., and Barnhart, Richard K. (Salina Applied Aviation Research Center), US Department of Defense, "UAS Mission Planning, Operations, and Disaster Training Center."