Research Awards, April 2012

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Bergtold, Jason S.,US Department of Agriculture, $128,000, "Analysis of Farmer Willingness to Produce Oilseeds for Biofuel in the Western US."

Briggeman, Brian C.,Multi-Sponsor, $75,000, "Arthur Capper Cooperative Center."

Golden, Bill B.,Langemeier, Michael R., O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Taylor, Mykel R., and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Corn Commission, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Kansas."

Langemeier, Michael R.,Golden, Bill B., O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Taylor, Mykel R., and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Corn Commission, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Kansas."

Taylor, Mykel R.,Golden, Bill B., Langemeier, Michael R., O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Corn Commission, $14,213, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Kansas."

Taylor, Mykel R.,US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "The Power of Knowledge: Reducing Informational Barriers and Identifying Value-Added marketing Opportunities for Montana, Idaho and Washington Wheat Producers."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multi-Sponsor, $6,000, "Weed Research."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,National Sunflower Association, $4,000, "Sunflower Tolerance to Pyroxasulfone Applied PRE and Early-POST - Hays."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Lingenfelser, Jane E.,Kansas Soybean Commission, $1,949, "Evaluation of Commonly Grown Soybean Varieties in Southeast and Western Kansas."

Maddux, Larry D.,Adee, Eric, Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H.,Adee, Eric, Maddux, Larry D., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Mengel, David B., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Soybean Commission, $23,431, "Phosphorus, Secondary and Micronutrient Fertilization of Soybeans in Nelson, Nathan O.,Adee, Eric, Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $6,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Daniels, Melinda (Geography), and Devlin, Daniel L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Department of the Interior, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $264,516, "Decrue Sorghum Research in Mali."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $72,350, "Transfer of Sorghum and Millet Production, Processing and Marketing Technologies in Mali - Training Component."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Adee, Eric, Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Nelson, Nathan O., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Development of Enhanced Features, Improved Documentation and Expanded Databases for WEPS."

Rice, Charles W.,Olson, Brian L. (Northwest Area Office), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $29,624, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Corn Commission, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Olson, Brian L. (Northwest Area Office), and Rice, Charles W., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Adee, Eric, and Nelson, Randall, Kansas Soybean Commission, $12,739, "Extension and Applied Research Programs for Kansas Soybean Production."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), and Shoup, Douglas E.(Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $22,837, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Mengel, David B., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Phosphorus, Secondary and Micronutrient Fertilization of Soybeans in Schapaugh Jr, William T.,McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.(Entomology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $2,943, "Development of Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Soybean."

Schapaugh Jr, William T.,Kusel, Kelly R. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $174,037, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Staggenborg, Scott A., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Decrue Sorghum Research in Mali."

Staggenborg, Scott A., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Transfer of Sorghum and Millet Production, Processing and Marketing Technologies in Mali - Training Component."

Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghums."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L., Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Taylor, Mykel R.(Agricultural Economics), Kansas Corn Commission, $14,213, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Kansas."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $61,250, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Yu, Jianming, and Tesso, Tesfaye, US Department of Agriculture, "Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghums."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J.,Mamedova, Laman, and Titgemeyer, Evan C., Kemin Americas, $110,000, "Interactions of Supplemental Amino Acids and Chromium Propionate in Peak Lactation Dairy Cattle."

Drouillard, James S., and Hollis, Larry C., Dakota Gold Research Association, $36,000, "Fixed Price Agreement: Protease Enzyme Influence on Digestibility of DDGS."

Hollis, Larry C., and Drouillard, James S., Dakota Gold Research Association, "Fixed Price Agreement: Protease Enzyme Influence on Digestibility of DDGS."

Mamedova, Laman,Bradford, Barry J., and Titgemeyer, Evan C., Kemin Americas, "Interactions of Supplemental Amino Acids and Chromium Propionate in Peak Lactation Dairy Cattle."

Titgemeyer, Evan C.,Bradford, Barry J., and Mamedova, Laman, Kemin Americas, "Interactions of Supplemental Amino Acids and Chromium Propionate in Peak Lactation Dairy Cattle."

ENTOMOLOGY
Beeman, Richard W.,Arakane, Yasuyuki (Biochemistry), Kramer, Karl J. (Biochemistry), and Muthukrishnan, Subbarat(Biochemistry), National Science Foundation, $1,500, "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., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $5,500, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Cloyd, Raymond A.,Atchison, Robert L. (Kansas Forest Service), Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Biles, Larry E. (Kansas Forest Service), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), O'Mara, Judith A. (Plant Pathology), and Ricci, Nicole M.(Kansas Forest Service), US Department of Agriculture, $5,095, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

McCornack, Brian P.,Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Smith, C. Michael, and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in McCornack, Brian P.,US Department of Agriculture, $82,320, "Impact of Bioenergy Crops on Pests, Natural Enemies and Pollinators in Agricultural and Non-Crop Landscapes."

Park, Yoonseong,Monsanto Company, $148,000, "Investigation of RNAi Effects in Beetles using Histology."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Smith, C. Michael,McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Genetic and Chemical Tactics for Management of the Dectes Stem Borer in Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., and Reese, John C., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Madl, Ronald L.,US Department of Education, $14,120, "Integral Valorization of Bio- Production."

Sun, X. Susan, and Shi, Jishu N.(Anatomy and Physiology), Kansas State University Research Foundation, $15,000, "Testing the Efficacy of Hydrogel h9e as Adjuvant for Swine Vaccines."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Barden, Charles J.,Atchison, Robert L. (Kansas Forest Service), Biles, Larry E. (Kansas Forest Service), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), O'Mara, Judith A. (Plant Pathology), and Ricci, Nicole M.(Kansas Forest Service), US Department of Agriculture, $5,095, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Daniels, Melinda (Geography), and Nelson, Nathan O.(Agronomy), US Department of the Interior, $113,035 (includes $20,700 from Ks Ctr for Ag Resrce & Env/Ks Water Resr), "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Devlin, Daniel L.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,567, "Lower Smoky Hill River Watershed (Upper Portion) WRAPS Implementation."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D.,US Department of Agriculture, $499,684, "Functional Genomics of Stem Rust-Wheat Pathosystems."

Jardine, Douglas J.,US Department of Agriculture, $12,500, "Integrated Management of Oomycete Diseases of Soybean and other Crop Plants."

Kennelly, Megan,Atchison, Robert L. (Kansas Forest Service), Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Biles, Larry E. (Kansas Forest Service), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), O'Mara, Judith A., and Ricci, Nicole M.(Kansas Forest Service), US Department of Agriculture, $40,757, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

Leslie, John F.,US Department of Agriculture, $79,999, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments."

Little, Christopher R.,US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghum."

O'Mara, Judith A.,Atchison, Robert L. (Kansas Forest Service), Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Biles, Larry E. (Kansas Forest Service), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan, and Ricci, Nicole M.(Kansas Forest Service), US Department of Agriculture, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

Todd, Timothy C.,Kusel, Kelly R. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Trick, Harold N., Kansas Soybean Commission, $87,019, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

Todd, Timothy C.,Multi-Sponsor, $32,000, "Nematode and Soybean Research."

Trick, Harold N.,Kusel, Kelly R. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Todd, Timothy C., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

White, Frank F.,US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Biochemical Function of the Type III TAL Effectors in Bacterial Citrus Canker."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Kusel, Kelly R.,Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Todd, Timothy C. (Plant Pathology), and Trick, Harold N.(Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $29,006, "Trait and Production Efficiency Enhancement in Soybean."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Schlegel, Alan J.,Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Corn Commission, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in 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."

Kanost, Michael R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $347,800, "Proteinase Systems in Insect Hemolymph."

Kanost, Michael R.,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Michel, Kristin(Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $92,450, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

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, $4,500, "Collaborative Research: Functional Analysis of Proteins Involved in the Dynamic Assembly of Chitin/Chitosan Laminae in the Insect Exoskeleton."

BIOLOGY
Asano, Katsura, and Roelofs, Jeroen, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Mechanism of Chaperone-assisted Assembly of Proteasome Regulatory Particle (Mentor)."

Asano, Katsura,US Department of Health and Human Services, $74,000, "Molecular Basis of Control of Translational Initiation in Eukaryotes."

Govind, Revathi,US Department of Health and Human Services, $74,000, "Structure Function Studies on Clostridium Difficile Anti-Sigma Factor TcdC."

Hancock, Lynn E.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $293,040, "The Regulation of Autolysis in Enterococcus Faecalis."

Michel, Kristin,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Kanost, Michael R.(Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $225,579, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Morgan, Theodore J.,National Science Foundation, $210,000, "LIT: Collaborative Research: Integrating Physiological and Genetic Mechanisms to Understand the Evolution of Cold Tolerance."

Morgan, Theodore J., and Snyder, Bruce, National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Undergraduate Research in the Ecology and Evolution of Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses."

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

Roelofs, Jeroen, and Asano, Katsura, US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,384, "Mechanism of Chaperone-assisted Assembly of Proteasome Regulatory Particle (Mentor)."

Snyder, Bruce, and Morgan, Theodore J., National Science Foundation, $287,662, "REU Site: Undergraduate Research in the Ecology and Evolution of Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses."

CHEMISTRY
Culbertson, Christopher T.,Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), and Michel, Kristin(Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $51,772, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Li, Ping,US Department of Health and Human Services, $74,000, "Expression and Purification of an Obesity-Important Enzyme hGOAT in E. coli."

GEOGRAPHY
Daniels, Melinda,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Nelson, Nathan O.(Agronomy), US Department of the Interior, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

MATHEMATICS
Poggi-Corradini, Pietro,National Science Foundation, $187,267, "Problems in Function Theory with Applications."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A.,Sidwell, Ronald A., Stanton, Noel R., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, $8,847, "Quarknet."

Sidwell, Ronald A.,Bolton, Timothy A., Stanton, Noel R., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

Stanton, Noel R.,Bolton, Timothy A., Sidwell, Ronald A., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

Von Toerne, Eckhard,Bolton, Timothy A., Sidwell, Ronald A., and Stanton, Noel R., National Science Foundation, "Quarknet."

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Murdie, Amanda, and Beardsley, Craig A.(National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), Kauffman Foundation, "Conditional Effectiveness of Military and Civilian Human Security Effects."

PSYCHOLOGY
Loschky, Lester C.,US Department of Defense, $150,000, "A New Measure of the Useful Field of View (UFOV): The Gaze-Contingent Peripheral Blur Detection Task."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Case, Scott A.,Jones, Taylor S., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

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

Kramer, Bradley A.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, $20,375, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

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

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Alam, Mahbub U.,US Department of Agriculture, $14,850, "SPS Capacity Building in Bangladesh."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Steichen, James M., US Department of Agriculture, $40,460, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Price, Randy R.,American Sugar Cane League, $17,000, "Development of New Technologies to Estimate Sugarcane Yields and Improve Mechanical Planters."

Slocombe, John W.,US Department of Agriculture, $162,000, "Kansas AgrAbility Project."

Steichen, James M., and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Activities."

Steichen, James M., and Zhang, Naiqian, US Department of Defense, "Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails."

Zhang, Naiqian, and Steichen, James M., US Department of Defense, $51,088, "Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Edgar, James H., and Geuther, Jeffrey A.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $109,212, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

Erickson, Larry E., and Hohn, Keith L., National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century."

Hohn, Keith L., and Erickson, Larry E., National Science Foundation, $99,085, "REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy in the 21st Century."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Esmaeily, Asadollah, and Peterman, Robert J., Kansas Department of Transportation, "Evaluation and Long-Term Monitoring of the Time-Dependent Characteristics of Self-Consolidating Concrete in an Instrumented Kansas Prestressed Concrete Bridge."

Peterman, Robert J., and Esmaeily, Asadollah, Kansas Department of Transportation, $12,800, "Evaluation and Long-Term Monitoring of the Time-Dependent Characteristics of Self-Consolidating Concrete in an Instrumented Kansas Prestressed Concrete Bridge."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Ou, Xinming (Simon),National Science Foundation, $36,364, "CAREER: Reasoning about Uncertainty in Cybersecurity."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Jones, Byron W., and Hosni, Mohammad H.(Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $34,166, "Phase II: Application of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) Evaluation of Disease Transmission in Aircraft."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., US Department of Defense, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Defense, $44,441, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., and Edgar, James H.(Chemical Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $72,808, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

Hosni, Mohammad H., and Jones, Byron W.(Engineering Experiment Station), US Department of Transportation, $34,166, "Phase II: Application of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) Evaluation of Disease Transmission in Aircraft."

McGregor, Douglas S.,US Department of Defense, $375,384, "Replacement Technology for 3He-Gas Filled Neutron Detectors."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN
McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J.(Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Defense, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Moxley, Virginia M.,AG*IDEA, $22,588, "AG*IDEA Lead Institution."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L.,US Department of Agriculture, $830, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Goff, Briana S.,Johannes, Elaine M., and Olsen, Charlotte S., US Department of Agriculture, $28,039, "Military Family Readiness Training System."

Johannes, Elaine M.,Goff, Briana S., and Olsen, Charlotte S., US Department of Agriculture, "Military Family Readiness Training System."

Olsen, Charlotte S.,Goff, Briana S., and Johannes, Elaine M., US Department of Agriculture, "Military Family Readiness Training System."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Shi, Jishu N., and Sun, X. Susan(Grain Science and Industry), Kansas State University Research Foundation, $15,000, "Testing the Efficacy of Hydrogel h9e as Adjuvant for Swine Vaccines."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Thomson, Daniel U.,Kansas Beef Council, $24,898, "Improving Food Safety, Antimicrobial Residue Avoidance and Animal Welfare in Beef Products through Strategic Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) and Animal Husbandry Training of Kansas Beef Producers."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C.,Kansas State University Foundation, $34,019, "Professorships/Chairs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Richt, Juergen,US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, "Development of a Safe and Efficacious Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever Virus."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B.,City of Manhattan, KS, $16,005, "Veterinary Services at the Sunset Zoological Park, Manhattan, Kansas."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L.,US Department of Agriculture, $251,047, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

AGRONOMY
Shoup, Douglas E.,Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W.,US Department of Agriculture, $128,000, "Empowering Kansas Youth to Improve Their Physical Health."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Atchison, Robert L.,Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Biles, Larry E., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), O'Mara, Judith A. (Plant Pathology), and Ricci, Nicole M., US Department of Agriculture, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

Beck, William J., and Biles, Larry E., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Evaluation of Riparian Conditions in Two Watersheds."

Biles, Larry E.,Kansas Department of Agriculture, $27,498, "Reparian Forest Buffer Restoration II."

Biles, Larry E.,Kansas Department of Agriculture, $13,347, "Riparian Forest Buffer Restoration III."

Biles, Larry E.,Atchison, Robert L., Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), O'Mara, Judith A. (Plant Pathology), and Ricci, Nicole M., US Department of Agriculture, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

Biles, Larry E., and Beck, William J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $22,507, "Evaluation of Riparian Conditions in Two Watersheds."

Ricci, Nicole M.,Atchison, Robert L., Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Biles, Larry E., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and O'Mara, Judith A.(Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, "Professional Development Training for Sustainable Agroforestry in Kansas."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R.,Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E.(Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,262, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Duncan, Stewart R., and Shoup, Douglas E.(Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,000, "Soybean Response to Fungicide and Insecticides."

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
O'Brien, Daniel M.,Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Langemeier, Michael R. (Agricultural Economics), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), and Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Kansas Corn Commission, $66,325, "A Study of the Efficiency of Corn and Sorghum Production in Olson, Brian L.,Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Soybean Inoculant Products and Techniques to Address Soybean Nodulation Problems in Kansas."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Martin, Kent L. (Southwest Area Office), and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,262, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

Shoup, Douglas E., and Duncan, Stewart R.(Northeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $5,000, "Soybean Response to Fungicide and Insecticides."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Martin, Kent L.,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E.(Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,262, "Improving Yields of Double Crop Soybean with Starter and Foliar Fertilization."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Beardsley, Craig A., and Murdie, Amanda(Political Science), Kauffman Foundation, $12,000, "Conditional Effectiveness of Military and Civilian Human Security Effects."