Research Awards, November 2011

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Harmoney, Keith R.,Multi-Sponsor, $2,000, "Beef Research."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multi-Sponsor, $32,000, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Blocksome, Carolyn E.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Langemeier, Michael R., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Shroyer, James P., US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

Dille, Johanna A., and Wiley, Zelia Z.(Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Department of Agriculture, $56,958, "Transfer Student BRIDGE - Bridging Relationships to Internships and Diverse Group Experiences."

Fick, Walter H., Multi-Sponsor, $9,100, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.,Mengel, David B., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Iogen Energy Corporation, $46,725, "Greenhouse and Laboratory Evaluations on use of Logen Celulosic Ethanol-Waste Stream as a Fertilizer Substitute and/or Soil Amendment."

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

Mengel, David B.,Hettiarachchi, Ganga M., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Iogen Energy Corporation, "Greenhouse and Laboratory Evaluations on use of Logen Celulosic Ethanol-Waste Stream as a Fertilizer Substitute and/or Soil Amendment."

Rice, Charles W.,US Department of Education, $143,018, "Providing Education in Face of Climate Change, Food and Energy Scarcity."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Hettiarachchi, Ganga M., and Mengel, David B., Iogen Energy Corporation, "Greenhouse and Laboratory Evaluations on use of Logen Celulosic Ethanol-Waste Stream as a Fertilizer Substitute and/or Soil Amendment."

Shroyer, James P.,Blocksome, Carolyn E., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Langemeier, Michael R., and Lilja, Nina(International Agricultural Programs), US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multi-Sponsor, $73,829, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

COMMUNICATIONS
Boone, Kristina M., and Kahl, Daniel W.(Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $49,639, "Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP) SFY12."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Wiley, Zelia Z., and Dille, Johanna A.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $56,958, "Transfer Student BRIDGE - Bridging Relationships to Internships and Diverse Group Experiences."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $30,500, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Harvey, Tom L., and Michaud, John P., Multi-Sponsor, $12,000, "Insecticide Management of Field Crop Insects."

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

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."

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina,Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Agronomy), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Langemeier, Michael R., and Shroyer, James P.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $179,170, "Kanopolis Reservoir - Big Creek Middle Smoky Hill River Watersheds WRAPS Devlin, Daniel L.,Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $92,018, "KS WRAPS: Watershed Specialist Northeast KS SFY12."

Devlin, Daniel L.,Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Agronomy), Langemeier, Michael R., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Shroyer, James P.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $65,569, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,Multi-Sponsor, $4,050, "Seed Treatment."

DeWolf, Erick D.,Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Winter Wheat Seed Treatment Tests."

Jardine, Douglas J.,Multi-Sponsor, $11,500, "Soybean Foliar Fungicide and Seed Treatment Tests."

Kennelly, Megan,Multi-Sponsor, $8,500, "Evaluation and Testing of Fungicides and Nematicides on Horticultural Crops."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Clem, Rollie J., and Passarelli, A. Lorena, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Arbovirus Midgut Escape Mechanisms."

Govind, Revathi, and Ganta, Roman Reddy R.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Mentor for Revathi Govind Major Starter Grant: Roman Ganta."

Govind, Revathi,US Department of Health and Human Services, $65,000, "Toxin Secretion in Clostridium Difficile."

Lee, Stella Yu-Chien,US Department of Health and Human Services, $20,000, "Recruitment Package: Stella Lee."

Olson, Bradley J.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $20,000, "Recruitment Package: Bradley Olson."

Passarelli, A. Lorena, and Clem, Rollie J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $669,799, "Arbovirus Midgut Escape Mechanisms."

Veeman, Michael,US Department of Health and Human Services, $20,000, "Recruitment Package: Michael Veeman."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Air Force, $185,998, "Direct Spectroscopy in Hollow Optical Fiber with Fiber-based Optical Frequency Combs."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Air Force, "Direct Spectroscopy in Hollow Optical Fiber with Fiber-based Optical Frequency Combs."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $16,632, "ADVANCE LEADER Consortium."

Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $15,439, "Evaluation Services, Track 2 EPSCoR, Research and Education Cyberinfrastructure Investments to Develop the Coastal Hazards Collaboratory in the Northern Gulf Coast."

Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $9,979, "Louisana's Cyber Connectivity via LONI: Xavier Contract."

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, $30,000, "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."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Pfromm, Peter H., and Rezac, Mary E., US Department of Agriculture, "Membrane Reactor Technology for the Efficient Conversion of Biomass to Industrial Rezac, Mary E., and Pfromm, Peter H., US Department of Agriculture, $398,058, "Membrane Reactor Technology for the Efficient Conversion of Biomass to Industrial Chemicals."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M., and Schulz, Noel N., Kansas State University Foundation, "Power Affiliates."

Schulz, Noel N., and Gruenbacher, Don M., Kansas State University Foundation, $8,295, "Power Affiliates."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Lei, Shuting,National Science Foundation, $12,000, "Defect Free and Robust Microstructuring Using Femtosecond Axicon-lens-focused Beam (FAB) with Application Focus in Thin Film Solar Cell Manufacturing."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $8,000, "Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2011-12."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu,National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $38,321, "Acoustically Tailored Composite Rotocraft Fuselage Panels."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Gould, Carol A., and Moxley, Virginia M., US Department of Agriculture, "Engaging the New Biology: Integrating Quantitative Genetics and Genomics in Animal Breeding Graduate Learning."

Moxley, Virginia M., and Gould, Carol A., US Department of Agriculture, $71,974, "Engaging the New Biology: Integrating Quantitative Genetics and Genomics in Animal Breeding Graduate Learning."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Sellers, Debra,US Department of Health and Human Services, $33,300, "Kansas Optimizing Health Program (KOHP) Integration to KSRE System."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Ganta, Roman Reddy R., and Govind, Revathi (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $9,750, "Mentor for Revathi Govind Major Starter Grant: Roman Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Institute for Pig Genetics B.V., $106,000, "Memorandum of Agreement - TOPIGS."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Kahl, Daniel W., and Boone, Kristina M.(Communications), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Environmental Leadership Program (KELP) SFY12."

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Peters, Paula, and Procter, Sandra B.(Extension Family and Consumer Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

EXTENSION FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Procter, Sandra B., and Peters, Paula(Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, $2,395,159, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Beck, William J., and Biles, Larry E., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Riparian Forest Management Tech Assistance SFY 2012; 2013."

Biles, Larry E., and Beck, William J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $89,300, "Riparian Forest Management Tech Assistance SFY 2012; 2013."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen,Kansas Bioscience Authority, $496,437, "Support for KSU's Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) in the Development of Business Plans and Research Programs that Advance the Mission of the BRI."