Research Awards, October 2010

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Featherstone, Allen M., and Wilson, Christine, US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "An External Review of the Financial Statements Collected by the Agricultural Resource Management Survey."

Leatherman, John C.,Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $117,109, "Kansas WRAPS - Milford Implementation."

Wilson, Christine, and Featherstone, Allen M., US Department of Agriculture, "An External Review of the Financial Statements Collected by the Agricultural Resource Management Survey."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Harmoney, Keith R.,US Department of Energy, $31,714, "CRP Management for Biomass Feedstock Production."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multisponsor, $26,250, "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, $16,960, "KS WRAPS - Watershed Specialist Lower Kansas (Boyer)."

Fick, Walter H., Multisponsor, $1,000, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multisponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Kluitenberg, Gerard J.,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Welch, Stephen M., National Science Foundation, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

Maddux, Larry D.,Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Marsh, Brian H.,Maddux, Larry D., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Mengel, David B.,Prasad, P.V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Study of Genetic and Physiological Characteristics Associated with Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Drought Tolerance in Sorghum."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multisponsor, $6,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Pierzynski, Gary M.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Nelson, Nathan O., Multisponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Prasad, P.V. Vara,Mengel, David B., and Tesso, Tesfaye, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Study of Genetic and Physiological Characteristics Associated with Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Drought Tolerance in Sorghum."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,US Department of Agriculture, $24,937, "Borlaug Fellowship Southeast Asia."

Prasad, P.V. Vara,US Department of Agriculture, $27,826, "Kansas State University - Hosting Foreign Climate Change Scientists."

Ransom, Michel D., US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Soil Laboratory Analysis to Support Soil Properties for Use in Determining How Soils Interpret for Various Tesso, Tesfaye,Mengel, David B., and Prasad, P.V. Vara, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $41,500, "Study of Genetic and Physiological Characteristics Associated with Improved Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Drought Tolerance in Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multisponsor, $3,700, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Welch, Stephen M.,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Kluitenberg, Gerard J., National Science Foundation, $203,752, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Aramouni, Fadi M.,Haub, Mark D. (Human Nutrition), and Shi, Yong Cheng (Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Sorghum as a Super Health Food II. Starch Digestibility and Glycemic Index of Sorghum DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Houser, Terry A., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Houser, Terry A., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $47,000, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

Houser, Terry A.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $14,179, "Extension Education Position Support."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Houser, Terry A., and Tokach, Michael D., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Houser, Terry A., and Nelssen, Jim L., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

ENTOMOLOGY
Buschman, Larry L.,Multisponsor, $2,000, "Insecticide Management of Field Crop Insects in Southwestern Kansas."

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.,Monsanto Company, $11,449, "Processing of Cone beat sheet Samples Collected from US Canola Study During 2010."

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, $14,750, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Fowler, Mark,Frey, David E., and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "India Central Warehousing Corporation Program."

Fowler, Mark,Frey, David E., and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "Nigerian Agricultural Marketing Cochran Fellowship Program."

Frey, David E.,Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "India Central Warehousing Corporation Program."

Frey, David E.,Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "Nigerian Agricultural Marketing Cochran Fellowship Program."

Maier, Dirk E.,Fowler, Mark, and Frey, David E., US Department of Agriculture, $12,725, "India Central Warehousing Corporation Program."

Maier, Dirk E.,Fowler, Mark, and Frey, David E., US Department of Agriculture, $18,962, "Nigerian Agricultural Marketing Cochran Fellowship Program."

Shi, Yong Cheng,Aramouni, Fadi M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Haub, Mark D. (Human Nutrition), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Sorghum as a Super Health Food II. Starch Digestibility and Glycemic Index of Sorghum HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Griffin, Jason,Schmidt, J. Frank, Family Charitable Foundation, $4,000, "Evaluation of Ornamental Species for the Great Plains."

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, $67,841, "KS WRAPS - Watershed Specialist Lower Kansas (Boyer)."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,Multisponsor, $3,600, "Seed Treatment."

Garrett, Karen A.,US Agency for International Development, $36,414, "LTRA 4 Adapting to Change in the Andes: Practices and Strategies for Vulnerable Ecosystems."

Stack, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $853,182, "Great Plains Diagnostic Network."

Stack, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $75,000, "Plant Diagnostic Laboratories for Plant Disease and Pest Diagnosis and Surveillance."

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, $8,500, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Krishnamoorthi, Ramaswamy,NanoScale Corporation, $35,900, "ECHRP Project."

BIOLOGY
Chapes, Stephen K.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,750, "Star Trainee (Emily Archer Slone)."

Gido, Keith B.,New Mexico, State of, $45,157, "Stream Fish Assemblaged Monitoring Data and Decision-Support Model for Enhanced Critical Conservation Decision-Making in New Mexico."

Jumpponen, Ari M., and Wisely, Samantha, National Science Foundation, "URM: Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in Ecological Genomics."

Michel, Kristin,US Department of Health and Human Services, $60,572, "Structure and Target Protease of SRPN6, Inhibitor of Malaria Parasite Infection."

Sandercock, Brett K., and Wisely, Samantha, US Department of Energy, $50,000, "Effects of Wind Power Development on Greater Prairie Chickens."

Sandercock, Brett K.,US Department of the Interior, $144,002, "Decadal Changes in the Demography of Sandpipers near Nome, Alaska."

Wisely, Samantha, and Jumpponen, Ari M., National Science Foundation, $749,919, "URM: Undergraduate Research and Mentoring in Ecological Genomics."

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

CHEMISTRY
Klabunde, Kenneth J., and Sorensen, Christopher M.(Physics), US Department of Energy, $75,000, "Nanoscale Molecules under Thermodynamic Control: "Digestive Ripening" or "Nanomachining"."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A.,National Geographic Education Foundation, $20,000, "Kansas 2010/2011 Alliance Grant."

HISTORY
Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, and Zschoche, Sue, Kansas State University Foundation, "Chapman Center for Personnel."

Zschoche, Sue, and Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Kansas State University Foundation, $25,000, "Chapman Center for Personnel."

PHYSICS
Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, and Esry, Brett D., US - Israel Binational Science Foundation, $16,400, "Molecular Ion Dissociation in Swift Strong Laser Field."

Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak,US Department of Energy, $2,500,000, "Structure and Dynamics of Atoms. Ions, Molecules, and Surfaces."

Esry, Brett D., and Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, US - Israel Binational Science Foundation, "Molecular Ion Dissociation in Swift Strong Laser Field."

Sorensen, Christopher M., and Klabunde, Kenneth J.(Chemistry), US Department of Energy, $75,000, "Nanoscale Molecules under Thermodynamic Control: "Digestive Ripening" or "Nanomachining"."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $12,915, "ADVANCE LEADER Consortium."

Middendorf, B. Jan,US Department of Defense, $225,000, "Leading Reading."

Rankin, Charles I.,US Department of Education, $704,150, "Midwest Equity Assistance Center."

Teagarden, James M.,US Department of Education, $3,000, "IHE Family Engagement Curriculum Enhancement 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.,MCAS Miramar, $19,262, "Seat Belt Convincer S11-0025."

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, $85,000, "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."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai, and Pei, Zhijian(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $5,500, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Riding, Kyle,Kansas Department of Transportation, $38,945, "Kansas Sustainable Concrete Pavements Initiative - Potential Use of Nanotechnology."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Caragea, Doina,Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), and Welch, Stephen M.(Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $25,932, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

Ou, Xinming (Simon),National Science Foundation, $396,676, "TC: SMALL: Collaborative Research: Models and Techniques for Enterprise Network Security Metrics."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Das, Sanjoy,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), and Welch, Stephen M.(Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $140,774, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

Kuhn, William B.,Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, $6,920, "Noise Measurement in Silicon-on-Sapphire IC Process."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Pei, Zhijian, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $5,500, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hamel, Ryan J., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Source Reduction Healthcare and Lodging Facilities."

Larson, Nancy J., and Hamel, Ryan J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $63,066, "Source Reduction Healthcare and Lodging Facilities."

Snead, Bruce C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,500, "Radon Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2010-11."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Abdou, Ali,Dunn, William L., and Shultis, J. Kenneth, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, "Establishment of Nuclear Engineering Faculty Development and Assistance Program at Kansas State University."

Dunn, William L.,Abdou, Ali, and Shultis, J. Kenneth, US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $345,000, "Establishment of Nuclear Engineering Faculty Development and Assistance Program at Kansas State University."

Shultis, J. Kenneth,Abdou, Ali, and Dunn, William L., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, "Establishment of Nuclear Engineering Faculty Development and Assistance Program at Kansas State University."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Kwon, Junehee,US Department of Agriculture, $7,500, "Implementation of Food Safety Training Program in Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI) in Kansas."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Haub, Mark D.,Aramouni, Fadi M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Shi, Yong Cheng(Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $45,000, "Sorghum as a Super Health Food II. Starch Digestibility and Glycemic Index of Sorghum Based Foods."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $1,624, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Garcia, Jane M., and Sellers, Debra, US Department of Agriculture, "Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Promoting Public Knowledge."

Glasscock, Marlene K.,US Department of Agriculture, $2,727,273, "4-H Military Partnerships: 4-H Army Youth Development Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K.,US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Children, Youth & Families at Risk 4-H Military Partnership Program."

Glasscock, Marlene K.,US Department of Agriculture, $4,545,454, "DoD-USDA Partnership: Child Youth Deployment Support Project."

Sellers, Debra, and Garcia, Jane M., US Department of Agriculture, $142,830, "Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI): Promoting Public Knowledge."

Sellers, Debra,US Department of Health and Human Services, $34,425, "Kansas Optimizing Health Program (KOHP) Integration to KSRE System."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Coetzee, Johann F.,Grauer, Gregory F., Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Stenske-KuKanich, Katherine, and Zurek, Ludek(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healty Dogs."

Grauer, Gregory F.,Coetzee, Johann F., Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Stenske-KuKanich, Katherine, and Zurek, Ludek(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healty Dogs."

Stenske-KuKanich, Katherine,Coetzee, Johann F., Grauer, Gregory F., Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Zurek, Ludek(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Morris Animal Foundation, $38,068, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healty Dogs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Houser, Terry A. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Effects of Sorghum Distillers Grains on Pig Growth and Carcass Quality."

Ganta, Roman Reddy R.,Higher Education Commission, $3,500, "International Research Support Initiative Program for Zakir Ali."

Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar,Coetzee, Johann F. (Clinical Sciences), Grauer, Gregory F. (Clinical Sciences), Stenske-KuKanich, Katherine (Clinical Sciences), and Zurek, Ludek, Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healty Dogs."

Zurek, Ludek,Coetzee, Johann F. (Clinical Sciences), Grauer, Gregory F. (Clinical Sciences), Narayanan, Sanjeevkumar, and Stenske-KuKanich, Katherine(Clinical Sciences), Morris Animal Foundation, "Effect of Cefovecin on the Fecal Flora of Healty Dogs."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Kahl, Daniel W., and Graham, Steven M.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Kansas Department of Health and Environment, "Middle Kansas WRAPS PRIDE."

AGRONOMY
Eberle, William M.,Presley, DeAnn R., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Eberle, William M., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $12,571, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Eberle, William M., and Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Graham, Steven M., and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $17,500, "Middle Kansas WRAPS PRIDE."

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

AUDITORIUM
Holmberg, Todd,National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities, $5,286, "McCain Auditorium Operational Support, 2011."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E.,Kettering Foundation, $14,000, "Midwest Democracy Project."

Procter, David E.,Kettering Foundation, $14,000, "Moderator Training Survey."

Steichen, Ethel M.,Heartland Foundation, $26,156, "Heartland Foundation Evaluation Continuation - Years 4 - 6."

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Newhouse, Barbara S.,US Department of Education, $225,000, "Assessment Literacy Project."

EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS CENTER
VonFeldt, Douglas A., US Department of Commerce, $249,000, "Construction SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER
Barnhart, Richard K., and Shappee, Eric J., University of Colorado, $650, "UAS Facilities and/or Services License Agreement-CU."

Shappee, Eric J., and Barnhart, Richard K., University of Colorado, "UAS Facilities and/or Services License Agreement-CU."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Ring, Debra J., US Department of Agriculture, $82,203, "Child and Adult Care Food Program - Jardine Site."