Research Awards, March 2012

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $22,425, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Falk, Jeanne S. (Northwest Area Office), and OBrien, Robert T.(Northwest Area Office), National Sunflower Association, $14,000, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

AGRONOMY
Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.,Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Westar Energy, $36,417, "Westar Wetlands Project."

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

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Akhunov, Eduard D.(Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $118,199, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments."

Peterson, Dallas E.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Thompson, Curtis R.,O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Peterson, Dallas E., and Stahlman, Phillip W.(Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $10,440, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Thompson, Curtis R.,National Sunflower Association, $4,000, "Sunflower Tolerance to Pyroxasulfone Applied PRE and Early-POST."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Lee, Charles D.,Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $12,708, "Extension Education Position Support."

Stevenson, Jeffrey S.,Kansas Dairy Commission, $5,000, "Five-Day Programs to Resynchronize Ovulation in Lactating Dair Cows Diagnosed Nonpregnant in Palpated Herds."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $3,000, "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
Vadlani, Praveen V.,US Department of Energy, $67,863, "Plant-Based Sesquiterpene Biofuels."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $196,998, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Holman, Johnathon D., and Schlegel, Alan J., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $8,015, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Davis, Lawrence C.,Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Hettiarachchi, Ganga M. (Agronomy), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Westar Energy, $9,104, "Westar Wetlands Project."

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M.,National Science Foundation, $131,085, "Collaborative Research: LTREB: The Role of Ecological Heterogeneity in a Long-Term Grassland Restoration Experiment."

Conrad, Gary W.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $351,648, "Fibroblast Differentiation During Eye Development."

Dodds, Walter K., and Gido, Keith B., National Science Foundation, $2,640, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecoystems Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Gido, Keith B., and Dodds, Walter K., National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecoystems Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Mather, Martha E.,US Department of the Interior, $333,926, "Assessing Distribution and Movement of Blue Catfish in Kansas Reservoirs."

CHEMISTRY
Hua, Duy H., and Chang, Kyeong-Ok(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $386,837, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infection."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A.,National Science Foundation, $65,920, "Project Manager: Kansas NSF EPSCoR."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Goe, W. Richard,US Department of Agriculture, $4,944, "Poverty and Economic Distress in the North Central Region: Assessing Trends and Determinants 2000-2010."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MANAGEMENT
Kovar, Stacy E.,Multi-Sponsor, $750, "MBA Practicum."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan,US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Solutions for the Food Safety Threat Posed by Salmonella in the Lymph Nodes of Cattle Presented for Harvest."

Shuman, Cindy,US Department of Education, $22,000, "Evaluation of !LISTO!."

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, $50,000, "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
Hutchinson, Stacy L.,Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.(Agronomy), Westar Energy, $36,417, "Westar Wetlands Project."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Erickson, Larry E.,Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Hettiarachchi, Ganga M. (Agronomy), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Westar Energy, $9,104, "Westar Wetlands Project."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Hossain, Mustaque A.,Kansas Department of Transportation, $38,000, "Durable Superpave (SM and SR) Mixes in Kansas."

Hossain, Mustaque A.,US Department of Transportation, $134,100, "Well Bonded Superpave Overlays on HMA (CISL Experiment No. 17)."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
DeLoach, Scott A., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Energy, $1,000,311, "Understanding and Quantifying the Impact of Moving Target Defenses on Computer Networks."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), and DeLoach, Scott A., US Department of Energy, "Understanding and Quantifying the Impact of Moving Target Defenses on Computer ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D.,Sandia National Laboratories, $79,045, "Advanced, Low Power, High Performance Processor Technology Research."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J.(Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, $99,111, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Transportation, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Transportation, $99,111, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

McCullough, Elizabeth A.,US Department of Defense, $13,949, "Heat Stress Testing of PCU Items per ASTM F 1291."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Johnson, Barbara L.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $43,100, "Environmental Sustainability for the Salina, Kansas Community Level II."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu,US Department of Defense, $75,000, "Two and Three-Dimensional Broadband Acoustic Metamaterials via Homogenization and Multiple Scattering from Arrays of Natural Minerals."

Lease, Kevin B.,National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $2,000, "FDotF Reconfigurable Habitat."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Fees, Bronwyn S., and Johannes, Elaine M., US Department of Agriculture, "Kansas Child Care and Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project - State (Extension) Coordinators."

Johannes, Elaine M., and Fees, Bronwyn S., US Department of Agriculture, $45,000, "Kansas Child Care and Youth Training and Technical Assistance Project - State (Extension) Coordinators."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Anderson, David E.,Coetzee, Johann F., and Hanzlicek, Gregg A.(Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Agriculture, $42,000, "Develop and Implement a National Center for Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine Education for Veterinarians."

Coetzee, Johann F.,Anderson, David E., and Hanzlicek, Gregg A.(Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Agriculture, "Develop and Implement a National Center for Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine Education for Veterinarians."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Chang, Kyeong-Ok, and Hua, Duy H.(Chemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $565,964, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infection."

Richt, Juergen,Kansas Bioscience Authority, $34,155, "Evaluation of Rift Valley Fever Diagnostic Tests for Use in a Diva Control Strategy."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,US Department of Homeland Security, $53,175, "Graduate Student Fellowship for Amanda Beck."

Sanderson, Michael W.,US Department of Homeland Security, $44,817, "Graduate Student Fellowship for Sara McReynolds."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Hanzlicek, Gregg A.,Anderson, David E. (Clinical Sciences), and Coetzee, Johann F.(Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Develop and Implement a National Center for Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine Education for Veterinarians."

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

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Falk, Jeanne S.,OBrien, Robert T., and Stahlman, Phillip W.(Agricultural Research Center-Hays), National Sunflower Association, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

O'Brien, Daniel M.,Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Thompson, Curtis R.(Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Managing Glyphosate-Resistant Kochia in Soybeans."

OBrien, Robert T.,Falk, Jeanne S., and Stahlman, Phillip W.(Agricultural Research Center-Hays), National Sunflower Association, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Baublits, Jennifer L.,US Department of Education, $250,000, "Kansas State University - Salina Campus Upward Bound Project."