Research Awards, July 2011

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $45,311 (includes $45,311 from In kind support), "Milford Lake Implementation FY2012."

Leatherman, John C., and Devlin, Daniel L.(Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Environmental Protection Agency, $13,888 (includes $13,888 from In kind support), "Nine Elements Watershed Planning Technical Assistance - Year 2."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multi-Sponsor, $7,500, "Weed Research."

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

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multi-Sponsor, $86,950, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Brouk, Micheal J.,Balchem Corporation, $9,792, "Response of Dairy Cattle to Rumen Protected Lysine."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $2,600, "eGRO-Electronic Grower Resources Online."

Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $4,400, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

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."

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
Campabadal, Carlos, and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "Grain Handling and Port Operation Training Program."

Maier, Dirk E., and Campabadal, Carlos, US Department of Agriculture, $20,241, "Grain Handling and Port Operation Training Program."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Williams, Kimberly A.,Multi-Sponsor, $100, "Floriculture Research."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., and Leatherman, John C.(Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $1,736 (includes $1,736 from In kind support), "Nine Elements Watershed Planning Technical Assistance - Year 2."

Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,035 (includes $5,035 from In kind support), "Milford Lake Implementation FY2012."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,US Department of Agriculture, $37,342, "Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Kansas."

Kennelly, Megan,Multi-Sponsor, $3,500, "Evaluation and Testing of Fungicides and Nematicides on Horticultural Crops."

Leslie, John F., and Toomajian, Christopher, US Department of Agriculture, $58,146, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Toomajian, Christopher, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Trick, Harold N.,US Department of Agriculture, $9,500, "Engineering Fusarium Head Blight Resistance and Plant Defense Signaling."

White, Frank F.,National Science Foundation, $905,704, "Collaborative Research CEPR: Transcription Profiling and Functional Analyses of Bacterial Disease Susceptibility Pathways of Rice."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S.,Multi-Sponsor, $6,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

CHEMISTRY
Aakeroy, Christer B.,Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $7,929, "Research Agreement."

GEOLOGY
Datta, Saugata,US Department of Energy, $84,249, "CO2 Western Annex: Modeling CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifer and Depleted Reservoir to Elevate Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central Kansas."

Datta, Saugata, and Raef, Abdelmoneam, US Department of Energy, $104,041, "Modeling CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifer and Depleted Oil Reservoir to Evaluate Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South- Central Kansas."

Raef, Abdelmoneam, and Datta, Saugata, US Department of Energy, "Modeling CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifer and Depleted Oil Reservoir to Evaluate Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Roper, Donna C.,US Department of the Interior, $1,170 (includes $1,170 from In-kind support), "Radiocarbon Dating Upper Republican Sites in Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J.,Multi-Sponsor, $3,404, "Council for Public School Improvement."

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, $75,000, "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
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."

Wang, Donghai, and Pei, Zhijian(Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $3,000, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

Zhang, Naiqian, and Steichen, James M., US Department of Defense, $87,541, "Continuous, Wireless Monitoring of Sediment Flux at Multiple Low-Water Stream Crossings on Tank Trails."

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

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Lei, Shuting,National Science Foundation, $276,442, "Defect Free and Robust Microstructuring Using Femtosecond Axicon-lens-focused Beam (FAB) with Application Focus in Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing."

Pei, Zhijian, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $3,000, "Ultrasonic Vibration-assisted Pelleting of Cellulosic Biomass for Biofuel Manufactoring."

Pei, Zhijian,National Science Foundation, $20,970, "Workshop/Collaborative Research: 2012 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop."

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, $14,363, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C.,US Department of Energy, $3,000, "KSU/KCC Energy Audit Equipment Collaboration."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Hiller Connell, Kim Y., and LeHew, Melody L. A., US Department of Agriculture, "Making Climate Change a Functioning Thread in the Baccalaureate Curriculum: Initiating a Transformation in Fiber, Textiles, and Clothing Education."

LeHew, Melody L. A., and Hiller Connell, Kim Y., US Department of Agriculture, $27,954, "Making Climate Change a Functioning Thread in the Baccalaureate Curriculum: Initiating a Transformation in Fiber, Textiles, and Clothing Education."

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

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Marcus, Daniel C., and Wangemann, A. Philine, Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, "Genetic Diseases of Inner Ear Development - Mouse Models for Deafness in Children."

Wangemann, A. Philine, and Marcus, Daniel C., Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute, $50,000, "Genetic Diseases of Inner Ear Development - Mouse Models for Deafness in Children."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E.,US Department of Agriculture, $1,289,794 (includes $1,289,794 from In kind support), "Consolidated Payment Grant 2011."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Lease, Kevin B.,National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $49,683, "Kansas Space Grant Consortium."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Turner, Margaret A.,American Chemical Society, $2,500, "Kansas State University Upward Bound Math and Science Program - ACS Project Seed 2011 (Sahara Keith and Dakie Washington)."