Research Awards, October 2011

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Briggeman, Brian C.,Multi-Sponsor, $90,000, "Arthur Capper Cooperative Center."

Crespi, John M.,US Department of Agriculture, $41,698, "The Neuroeconomics of Controversial Food Technologies."

Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.,Llewelyn, Richard V., and Tonsor, Glynn, US Department of Agriculture, $64,067, "Crop Price Forecasts: Increasing Awareness of Freely Available and Valuable Resources for Risk Management Decisions by Crop and Livestock Producers."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations, $23,000, "A Study on Advancing Mehodologies for Food Security Analysis and Vulnerability Assessment."

Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $91,440, "Cottonwood Implementation FY2012."

Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $85,177, "Upper Neosho Implementation FY 2012."

Llewelyn, Richard V.,Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., and Tonsor, Glynn, US Department of Agriculture, "Crop Price Forecasts: Increasing Awareness of Freely Available and Valuable Resources for Risk Management Decisions by Crop and Livestock Producers."

Tonsor, Glynn,Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., and Llewelyn, Richard V., US Department of Agriculture, "Crop Price Forecasts: Increasing Awareness of Freely Available and Valuable Resources for Risk Management Decisions by Crop and Livestock Producers."

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
Minton, J. Ernest, and Stamm, Michael J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $165,000, "Development and Management of Canola in the Great Plains AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Harmoney, Keith R.,US Department of Energy, $29,000, "CRP Management for Biomass Feedstock Production."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Falk, Jeanne S. (Northwest Area Office), and O'Brien, Daniel M.(Northwest Area Office), Kansas Sunflower Commission, $15,000, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

Stahlman, Phillip W.,Multi-Sponsor, $2,500, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Fick, Walter H., Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Fick, Walter H., and Presley, DeAnn R., US Department of Defense, $40,500, "Evaluation of Effects of Late Summer/Fall Burning on Soils and Vegetation at Fort Riley Military Installation, Kansas."

Heer, William F.,Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, "Promoting and Disseminating Good Farming Practices and Risk Management Education for Winter Canola to Farmers and Ranchers in the Topeka, Kansas Region of Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi-Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Pagadala, P.V. Vara,US Department of Transportation, $2,000, "Breeding and Testing of New Switchgrass Cultivars for Increased Biomass Production in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Kansas."

Presley, DeAnn R., and Fick, Walter H., US Department of Defense, "Evaluation of Effects of Late Summer/Fall Burning on Soils and Vegetation at Fort Riley Military Installation, Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Heer, William F., Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, "Promoting and Disseminating Good Farming Practices and Risk Management Education for Winter Canola to Farmers and Ranchers in the Topeka, Kansas Region of Schaffer, Vernon A.,Multi-Sponsor, $2,150, "Foundation Seed Maintenance."

Stamm, Michael J., and Minton, J. Ernest(Agricultural Experiment Station), US Department of Agriculture, "Development and Management of Canola in the Great Plains Region."

Stamm, Michael J.,Heer, William F., Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., US Department of Agriculture, $100,000, "Promoting and Disseminating Good Farming Practices and Risk Management Education for Winter Canola to Farmers and Ranchers in the Topeka, Kansas Thompson, Curtis R., and Janssen, Keith A., Multi-Sponsor, $74,600, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Crystalline Amino Acid use in Diets Containing High Levels of DDGS for Finisher Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Crystalline Amino Acid use in Diets Containing High Levels of DDGS for Finisher Pigs."

Lee, Charles D.,Cully, Jr., Jack F. (Biology), and Wisely, Samantha(Biology), Nature Conservancy, "Smoky Valley Ranch Prairie Dog Management."

Lee, Charles D.,US Department of Agriculture, $1,000, "North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Extension Project."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Crystalline Amino Acid use in Diets Containing High Levels of DDGS for Finisher Pigs."

Nutsch, Abbey L.,Getty, Kelly J. K. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), and Kastner, Justin J.(Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, $26,039, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Reinhardt, Christopher D.,US Department of Agriculture, $30,500, "Cattle Grading Predictions vs. Final Outcome."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $50,000, "Crystalline Amino Acid use in Diets Containing High Levels of DDGS for Finisher Pigs."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A.,Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $6,600, "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.,Monsanto Company, $14,297, "Processing of Samples Collected from US Alfalfa Study During 2011 (Service Order No. 30)."

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."

FOOD SCIENCE INSTITUTE
Getty, Kelly J. K.,Kastner, Curtis L., Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Nutsch, Abbey L.(Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Homeland Security, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Kastner, Curtis L.,Getty, Kelly J. K., Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Nutsch, Abbey L.(Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Homeland Security, $117,175, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Multi-Sponsor, $45,000, "Grain Science."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), United Soybean Board, $65,954, "Scale-up Feasibility Studies of Soy Protein-based Adhesives."

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
Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,160, "Cottonwood Implementation FY2012."

Leatherman, John C.,US Environmental Protection Agency, $9,464, "Upper Neosho Implementation FY 2012."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Friebe, Bernd,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $83,501, "Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat - Phase II."

Li, Jiarui,Todd, Timothy C., and Trick, Harold N., United Soybean Board, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

Stack, James P.,European Commission, $93,365, "Plant and Food Biosecurity."

Stack, James P.,US Department of Agriculture, $65,000, "Plant Diagnostic Laboratories for Plant Disease and Pest Diagnosis and Surveillance."

Todd, Timothy C.,Li, Jiarui, and Trick, Harold N., United Soybean Board, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

Trick, Harold N.,Li, Jiarui, and Todd, Timothy C., United Soybean Board, $69,520, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Holman, Johnathon D., and Schlegel, Alan J., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Holman, Johnathon D.,Heer, William F. (Agronomy), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Stamm, Michael J.(Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Promoting and Disseminating Good Farming Practices and Risk Management Education for Winter Canola to Farmers and Ranchers in the Topeka, Kansas Region of RMA."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $23,015, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Kanost, Michael R.,US Department of Health and Human Services, $26,000, "Recruitment Package: Timothy Durrett."

BIOLOGY
Cully, Jr., Jack F.,Lee, Charles D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Wisely, Samantha, Nature Conservancy, $11,000, "Smoky Valley Ranch Prairie Dog Management."

Dodds, Walter K., and Gido, Keith B., National Science Foundation, $333,005, "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."

Wisely, Samantha,Cully, Jr., Jack F., and Lee, Charles D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nature Conservancy, "Smoky Valley Ranch Prairie Dog Wisely, Samantha,US Department of the Interior, $12,000, "Monitoring of Black-footed Ferret Populations at Reintroduction Sites in Kansas."

GEOGRAPHY
Daniels, Melinda,US Department of the Interior, $14,000, "Wildcat Creek Memorandum of Agreement."

Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn,Garrett, Karen A., and Scoglio, Caterina M.(Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $4,000, "Landscape Connectivity Pest Spread Model - Development and Support."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A.,Sidwell, Ronald A., Stanton, Noel R., and Von Toerne, Eckhard, National Science Foundation, $15,000, "Quarknet."

Rebello, Nobel S., and Loschky, Lester C.(Psychology), National Science Foundation, $399,985, "FIRE: Exploring Visual Cueing to Facilitate Problem Solving in Physics."

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."

PSYCHOLOGY
Loschky, Lester C., and Rebello, Nobel S.(Physics), National Science Foundation, "FIRE: Exploring Visual Cueing to Facilitate Problem Solving in Physics."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan,National Science Foundation, $110,038, "Evaluation Services, Track 1 Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Kramer, Bradley A.,Kansas Department of Commerce, $101,855, "Kansas Department of Commerce University Center FY12 Core Grant."

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE
Keen, Julia A.,Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), and Stokes, Robert W.(Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $44,400, "Carbon Emissions and Energy Efficiency (Phase 2): Improving Energy and Fuel Efficiencies in KDOT Operations."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan(Grain Science and Industry), United Soybean Board, $28,266, "Scale-up Feasibility Studies of Soy Protein-based Adhesives."

Wang, Donghai,US Department of Transportation, $36,610, "Commercialization of Identity Preserved Grain Sorghum with Optimized Endosperm Matrices for Enhanced Bioethanol Conversion and High Lysine DDG Feed and Food Value."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Riding, Kyle,Keen, Julia A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), and Stokes, Robert W., Kansas Department of Transportation, $44,400, "Carbon Emissions and Energy Efficiency (Phase 2): Improving Energy and Fuel Efficiencies in KDOT Operations."

Scoglio, Caterina M.,Garrett, Karen A., and Hutchinson, J. M. Shawn(Geography), US Department of Agriculture, $8,000, "Landscape Connectivity Pest Spread Model - Development and Support."

Stokes, Robert W.,Keen, Julia A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), and Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, "Carbon Emissions and Energy Efficiency (Phase 2): Improving Energy and Fuel Efficiencies in KDOT Operations."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Kuhn, William B., and Rys, Andrew, US Department of Defense, $5,000, "Extreme Environmental Electronics in Silicon-on-Sapphire."

Rys, Andrew, and Kuhn, William B., US Department of Defense, "Extreme Environmental Electronics in Silicon-on-Sapphire."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W.,US Department of Defense, $50,309, "Part-Time M.S. Program in Industrial Engineering - Fall 2011."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hamel, Ryan J., and Larson, Nancy J., US Department of Agriculture, $63,500, "Greening Southeast Kansas Initiative."

Larson, Nancy J., and Hamel, Ryan J., US Department of Agriculture, "Greening Southeast Kansas Initiative."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Dunn, William L., and Hosni, Mohammad H., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $39,123, "Collaborative Distance Education Course on Radiation and Dosimetry in Nuclear Health Physics."

Hosni, Mohammad H., and Dunn, William L., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, "Collaborative Distance Education Course on Radiation and Dosimetry in Nuclear Health Physics."

Lease, Kevin B.,National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $25,000, "Cure Management for Bonded Composite Repair."

Wang, Youqi,US Department of Defense, $97,648, "Application of Digital Element Approach in Textile Mechanics."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C.,Kansas State University Foundation, $47,731, "Professorships/Chairs."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D.(Animal Sciences and Industry), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Crystalline Amino Acid use in Diets Containing High Levels of DDGS for Finisher Pigs."

Hesse, Richard, and Rowland, Jean L., Imugene Ltd, $9,324, "Memorandum of Agreement."

Kastner, Justin J.,Getty, Kelly J. K. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), and Nutsch, Abbey L.(Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Homeland Security, $117,175, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,949, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training (Career Development)."

Richt, Juergen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $595,060, "NIAID Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveilance (CEIRS)."

Richt, Juergen,US Department of Health and Human Services, $465,995, "Pathogenesis, Transmission and Detection of Zoonotic Prion Diseases."

Rowland, Jean L., and Hesse, Richard, Imugene Ltd, "Memorandum of Agreement."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,National Pork Board, $152,267, "Multi-institutional Validation of a Multiplex Fluorescent Microsphere Immunoassay for the Diagnosis of Multiple Agents in Serum and Oral Fluid."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training (Career Development)."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Homeland Security, $412,672, "Comparison of Different Sample Source and Sample Pooling for the Detection and KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Falk, Jeanne S.,O'Brien, Daniel M., and Stahlman, Phillip W.(Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Sunflower Commission, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

O'Brien, Daniel M.,Falk, Jeanne S., and Stahlman, Phillip W.(Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Sunflower Commission, "Mitigating the Threat of Palmer Amaranth to Sunflower Production."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen,Sanofi Pasteur S.A., $236,279, "Develop Optimized Conditions Necessary for Potential Recombination of Flavivirus Vaccine Yellow Fever Virus 17D."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Greene, Kathleen V.,US Department of Education, $244,188, "Kansas State University McNair Scholars Program."