Research Awards, November 2010

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

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

Langemeier, Michael R.,Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $6,095, "Investigation/Simulation of Environmental Impacts and Economic Impacts and Economic Feasibility for Sweet Sorghum as a Sustainable Bioenergy Crop in South Central United States to help meet EISA Goals."

Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Aistrup, Joseph (Political Science), Bergtold, Jason S., and Kulcsar, Laszlo(Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $107,661, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $13,600, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Devlin, Daniel L., and Graham, Steven M.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $21,427, "KS WRAPS - Marais des Cygnes River Basin."

Fick, Walter H.,Multisponsor, $8,000, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Control."

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

Maddux, Larry D.,Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H.,Maddux, Larry D., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, $10,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Nelson, Nathan O., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Rice, Charles W.,Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $918,099, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $7,000, "Bio-Oil From Pyrolysis of Sorghum Biomass."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $6,095, "Investigation/Simulation of Environmental Impacts and Economic Impacts and Economic Feasibility for Sweet Sorghum as a Sustainable Bioenergy Crop in South Central United States to help meet EISA Goals."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $58,850, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J.,DSM Nutritional Products AG, $62,000, "Effects of Dietary Amylase and Sucrose on Productivity of Cows fed Low-starch Diets."

Drouillard, James S., and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $10,000, "Effect of Heating on the Quality of Sorghum DDGS."

Nelssen, Jim L.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Scott, Harvey M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D., National Pork Board, "Towards Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Swine Production Systems: Harnessing the Paradoxical Effects of Micro-Minerals and Feed-Grade Antimicrobials on Resistance in Enteric Bacteria."

Tokach, Michael D.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Scott, Harvey M.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), National Pork Board, "Towards Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Swine Production Systems: Harnessing the Paradoxical Effects of Micro-Minerals and Feed-Grade Antimicrobials on Resistance in Enteric Bacteria."

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."

Harvey, Tom L., and Michaud, John P., Multisponsor, $8,000, "Insecticide Management of Field Crop Insects."

Michaud, John P., and Harvey, Tom L., Multisponsor, "Insecticide Management of Field Crop Insects."

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, $8,500, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Multisponsor, $19,000, "Grain Science."

Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee, "International Grain Project Wheat Advisory Board."

Madl, Ronald L.,Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Trewyn, R. W. (Office of the Provost), and Tucker, Jeffrey W.(Advanced Manufacturing Institute), National Science Foundation, $119,993, "Kansas Bioprocessing Science and Engineering Center."

Madl, Ronald L.,Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $7,000, "Bio-Oil From Pyrolysis of Sorghum Biomass."

Maier, Dirk E., and Fowler, Mark, Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee, $10,000, "International Grain Project Wheat Advisory Board."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Graham, Steven M., and Devlin, Daniel L.(Agronomy), Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $85,707, "KS WRAPS - Marais des Cygnes River Basin."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,Multisponsor, $15,150, "Seed Treatment."

Kennelly, Megan,Multisponsor, $9,550, "Evaluation and Testing of Fungicides and Nematicides on Horticultural Crops."

Stack, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $75,000, "Great Plains Diagnostic Network."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S.,Multisponsor, $14,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

Holman, Johnathon D.,Ceres, Inc., $21,750, "Switchgrass Variety Evaluation Trial."

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, $9,500, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Kim, Jae Hong,LEAMgroup, Inc., $13,500, "Regional Economic Model Rebuilding for the St. Louis Metropolitan Area."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M.,National Science Foundation, $820,000, "Konza Prairie LTER VI: Grassland Dynamics and Long-Term Trajectories of Change."

Chapes, Stephen K.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $27,100, "(7) ARRA Scholars (Cikanek, Hull, Hunter, Jones, Kinney, Laudick, Rayl)."

CHEMISTRY
Aikens, Christine M.,US Department of Defense, $100,734, "Structure and Optical Properties of Noble Metal Nanoparticles."

Bossmann, Stefan,Chikan, Viktor, and Troyer, Deryl L.(Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $16,750, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

Chikan, Viktor,Bossmann, Stefan, and Troyer, Deryl L.(Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

Higgins, Daniel A., and Hohn, Keith L.(Chemical Engineering), American Chemical Society, $50,000, "Single Molecule Spectroscopy for Characterization of Mesoporous Acid Catalysts."

Li, Jun,National Science Foundation, $238,581, "Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy."

GEOGRAPHY
Caldas, Marcellus M.,US Department of Education, $8,640, "Globalization - Socio- Economic, Political, and Environmental Interdependence: A Collaborative, Multi-Disciplinary, Multi- Cultural Education Exchange between the United States and Brazil."

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."

MATHEMATICS
Spencer, Craig,National Security Agency, $14,914, "Circle Method Approaches to Arithmetic Geometry, Diophantine Inequalities and Additive Combinatorics."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A.,National Science Foundation, $83,000, "PIRE: Collaborative Research with the Paul Scherrer Institute and Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule on Advanced Pixel Silicon Detectors for the CMS Detector."

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Aistrup, Joseph,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Peterson, Jeffrey M.(Agricultural Economics), National Science Foundation, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Kulcsar, Laszlo,Aistrup, Joseph (Political Science), Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Peterson, Jeffrey M.(Agricultural Economics), National Science Foundation, $107,661, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Vontz, Thomas,US Department of Education, $32,370, "Kansas - We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution."

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, $36,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), Trewyn, R. W. (Office of the Provost), and Tucker, Jeffrey W., National Science Foundation, $479,974, "Kansas Bioprocessing Science and Engineering Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Commerce, "University Center Economic Development Program."

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

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Kramer, Bradley A., Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), and Trewyn, R. W.(Office of the Provost), National Science Foundation, "Kansas Bioprocessing Science and Engineering Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., US Department of Commerce, $240,000, "University Center Economic Development Program."

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."

Wang, Donghai, and Drouillard, James S.(Animal Sciences and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $10,000, "Effect of Heating on the Quality of Sorghum DDGS."

Wang, Donghai,Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), and Staggenborg, Scott A.(Agronomy), US Department of Transportation, $21,000, "Bio-Oil From Pyrolysis of Sorghum Biomass."

Wang, Donghai,Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Nelson, Richard G. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), and Staggenborg, Scott A.(Agronomy), US Department of Transportation, $6,095, "Investigation/Simulation of Environmental Impacts and Economic Impacts and Economic Feasibility for Sweet Sorghum as a Sustainable Bioenergy Crop in South Central United States to help meet EISA Goals."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Hohn, Keith L., and Higgins, Daniel A.(Chemistry), American Chemical Society, $50,000, "Single Molecule Spectroscopy for Characterization of Mesoporous Acid Catalysts."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Esmaeily, Asadollah,Kansas Department of Transportation, $40,000, "KSU_RC Upgrade for Performance and Capacity Assessment of RC Bridge Piers Considering the New K-DOT LRFD Provisions and Plastic-Hinge Length."

Riding, Kyle,US Department of Transportation, $30,000, "Effect of Y-Cracking on CRCP Performance (PS-14)."

Warren, Steven,Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), Robby, - (Computing and Information Sciences), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), and Wallentine, Virgil E.(Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, "An Integrated Development and Certification Environment for a Medical Device Coordination Framework."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Hatcliff, John M.,Robby, -, Singh, Gurdip, Wallentine, Virgil E., and Warren, Steven(Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, $80,000, "An Integrated Development and Certification Environment for a Medical Device Coordination Framework."

Neilsen, Mitchell L.,Sandia National Laboratories, $40,000, "Interface Development for Thermal Battery Models (FY11)."

Robby, -,Hatcliff, John M., Singh, Gurdip, Wallentine, Virgil E., and Warren, Steven(Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, "An Integrated Development and Certification Environment for a Medical Device Coordination Framework."

Singh, Gurdip,Hatcliff, John M., Robby, -, Wallentine, Virgil E., and Warren, Steven(Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, "An Integrated Development and Certification Environment for a Medical Device Coordination Framework."

Wallentine, Virgil E.,Hatcliff, John M., Robby, -, Singh, Gurdip, and Warren, Steven(Civil Engineering), National Science Foundation, "An Integrated Development and Certification Environment for a Medical Device Coordination Framework."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Kuhn, William B.,US Department of Energy, $66,208, "Research in RFIC Design and LTCC Filter Implementations, Phase I FY2010 and Phase II FY2011."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Nelson, Richard G.,Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $12,190, "Investigation/Simulation of Environmental Impacts and Economic Impacts and Economic Feasibility for Sweet Sorghum as a Sustainable Bioenergy Crop in South Central United States to help meet EISA Goals."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu,US Department of Defense, $34,718, "Metamaterials for Acoustic Cloaking."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Goff, Briana S.,American Military Communities, $15,000, "NISH Hospitality Services Initiative."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $788, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

O'Conner, Nancy T.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $230,352, "Program for Training and Consultation of CMHC Practitioners Delivering Intensive Home Based Family Therapy Services."

Stith, Sandra M.,US Department of Agriculture, $736,364, "KSU/Air Force Family/Advocacy Research Analysis and Support Project."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Troyer, Deryl L.,Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), and Chikan, Viktor(Chemistry), National Science Foundation, $8,250, "Intelligent Low Toxicity Nanoparticles for Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Anderson, David E.,Apley, Michael D., Laflin, Shelie L. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Larson, Robert L., Miesner, Matt D. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Sanderson, Michael W., and White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, $99,000, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

Apley, Michael D.,Anderson, David E., Laflin, Shelie L. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Larson, Robert L., Miesner, Matt D. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Sanderson, Michael W., and White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

Larson, Robert L.,Anderson, David E., Apley, Michael D., Laflin, Shelie L. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Miesner, Matt D. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Sanderson, Michael W., and White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

Sanderson, Michael W.,Anderson, David E., Apley, Michael D., Laflin, Shelie L. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Larson, Robert L., Miesner, Matt D. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), and White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

White, Bradley J.,Anderson, David E., Apley, Michael D., Laflin, Shelie L. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), Larson, Robert L., Miesner, Matt D. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), and Sanderson, Michael W., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C.,Kansas State University Foundation, $32,871, "Professorships/Chairs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Scott, Harvey M., and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Towards Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Swine Production Systems: Harnessing the Paradoxical Effects of Micro-Minerals and Feed-Grade Antimicrobials on Resistance in Enteric Bacteria."

Ganta, Roman Reddy R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $325,215, "Vector and Host Contributions to the Regulation of E. chaffeensis Gene Expression."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.,Dritz, Steven S., Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Scott, Harvey M., and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, "Towards Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Swine Production Systems: Harnessing the Paradoxical Effects of Micro-Minerals and Feed-Grade Antimicrobials on Resistance in Enteric Bacteria."

Richt, Juergen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $185,000, "Molecular and Biological Characterization of Pandemic Flu: Role of HA and NA proteins in host tropism, pathogenesis and reassortment."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,National Pork Board, $299,842, "PRRS Host Genetics Consortium: A proposal to continue consortium work to study the role of host genetics and resistance to PRRSV - Year 3."

Scott, Harvey M.,Dritz, Steven S., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $49,943, "Towards Controlling Antimicrobial Resistance in Swine Production Systems: Harnessing the Paradoxical Effects of Micro-Minerals and Feed-Grade Antimicrobials on Resistance in Enteric Bacteria."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Laflin, Shelie L.,Anderson, David E. (Clinical Sciences), Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Miesner, Matt D., Sanderson, Michael W. (Clinical Sciences), and White, Bradley J.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

Miesner, Matt D.,Anderson, David E. (Clinical Sciences), Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Laflin, Shelie L., Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Sanderson, Michael W. (Clinical Sciences), and White, Bradley J.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Food Systems Veterinary Medicine for the 21st Century."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $31,546, "Upper Neosho Implementation."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Multisponsor, $10,100, "Weed Science Research at Southeast Area Extension Office."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Trewyn, R. W.,Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Madl, Ronald L. (Grain Science and Industry), and Tucker, Jeffrey W.(Advanced Manufacturing Institute), National Science Foundation, "Kansas Bioprocessing Science and Engineering Center."

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Lindsey, Matthew,Corporation for National and Community Service, $2,500, "Kansas Campus Compact MLK Collegiate Challenge."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

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

Lott, Cari D., US Department of Agriculture, $4,988, "Kansas State University Upward Bound Program - Salina Summer 2010 Food Service Program."