Research Awards, October 2012

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $127,243, "Cottonwood WRAPS Implementation SFY 2013 - 2015."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $130,100, "Milford WRAPS Implementation SFY 2013 - 15."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $104,274, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2013 - 2015."

AGRONOMY
Fick, Walter H., Multi-Sponsor, $1,500, "Range and Pasture Brush and Weed Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Mengel, David B.,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $37,000, "Exploring Wheat Germplasm for Drought and Heat Tolerance."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Mengel, David B., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $65,000, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Staggenborg, Scott A.,Mengel, David B., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, "Integrated Soil, Water and Crop Management Stategies for Improving Productivity in Sorghum and Millet Based Cropping Systems."

Stamm, Michael J., Agrigenetics, Inc., $3,600, "Winter Canola Trial - 2012/13."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $58,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Hancock, Joe D., US Agency for International Development, $46,000, "Enhancing the Utilization and Marketability of Sorghum and Pearl Millet through Improvements in Grain Quality, Processing Procedures, and Technology Transfer to the Poultry Industry."

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, $26,673, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Tokach, Michael D., Elanco Animal Health, $32,000, "Sponsorship of Swine Graduate Student Research."

COMMUNICATIONS
Boone, Kristina M., US Department of Agriculture, $14,000, "Peoples Garden Initiative."

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

McCornack, Brian P., United Soybean Board, $20,000, "GY-12 Food and Agriculture Research Experiences for Teachers - Expanding the Model beyond Nebraska."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $6,900, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., 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., Phillips, Thomas W., 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, $120,026, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Maier, Dirk E., Kepler Weber Industrial S/A, $95,344, "Development of Simulation Models to Predict Airflow, Grain Flow, and Heat and Mass Transfer for the Newly Developed Grain Dryer by Kepler Weber, Brazil."

Maier, Dirk E., Kansas State University Foundation, $45,000, "Grain Science & Industry, Bakers National Education Fellowship."

Maier, Dirk E., and Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Kepler Weber Industrial S/A, $95,344, "Development of Simulation Models to Predict Airflow, Grain Flow, and Heat and Mass Transfer for the Newly Developed Grain Dryer by Kepler Weber, Brazil."

Maier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "U.S. - South America Ocean Grain Freight Spreads."

O'Neil III, Howard J., and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "U.S. - South America Ocean Grain Freight Spreads."

Sun, X. Susan,Boguski, Terrie K. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Chang, Shing I. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $3,809,199, "Enhancing the Economic Viability of Camelina as a Bio-Feedstock: Optimization and Demonstration of the Production System and Bioproduct Development."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Griffin, Jason, Schmidt, J. Frank, Family Charitable Foundation, $4,000, "Evaluation of Ornamental Species for the Great Plains."

Williams, Kimberly A., Multi-Sponsor, $1,250, "Floriculture Research."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $8,478, "Kanopolis Reservoir - Big Creek Middle Smoky Hill River Watersheds WRAPS Implementation."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $14,138, "Cottonwood WRAPS Implementation SFY 2013 - 2015."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $11,586, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2013 - 2015."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M., Multi-Sponsor, $30,000, "Sunflower Investigations."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Garrett, Karen A., and Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), The CGIAR Fund, $75,600, "A Framework for Evaluating EWS/DSS for Pests and Diseases."

Leslie, John F., US Agency for International Development, $75,000, "Grain Molds, Mycotoxins and Stalk Rots of Sorghum and Millet."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Multi-Sponsor, $16,750, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

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, $6,625, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $4,150, "KINBRE- Summer Scholar: Mariah Jones."

Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $118,296, "Use and Importance of Tributaries to Sustaining Native Fish Communities in San Juan River."

Haukos, David A., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $40,000, "Establishment and Operation of the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $1,000, "Cancer Center Core."

MATHEMATICS
Maldonado, Diego M., and Naibo, Virginia M., National Science Foundation, "NSF/CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences - The Global Behavior of Solutions to Critical Nonlinear Wave Equations - June 3 - 7, 2013."

Naibo, Virginia M., and Maldonado, Diego M., National Science Foundation, $35,000, "NSF/CBMS Regional Conference in the Mathematical Sciences - The Global Behavior of Solutions to Critical Nonlinear Wave Equations - June 3 - 7, 2013."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J., Multi-Sponsor, $600, "Council for Public School COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Jones, Taylor S., Kansas Livestock Foundation, $18,500, "Installation and Testing of Modification for Large-scale Phosphorus Reduction System (PHRED): Phase VI (P13- Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Economic Development Administration, "Project 17: Together We Succeed."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Commerce, "University Center Economic Development Program."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Economic Development Administration, $500,000, "Project 17: Together We Succeed."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., US Department of Commerce, $240,000, "University Center Economic Development Program."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai,Boguski, Terrie K. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Chang, Shing I. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $812,629, "Enhancing the Economic Viability of Camelina as a Bio-Feedstock: Optimization and Demonstration of the Production System and Bioproduct Development."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Transportation, $37,395, "Commercialization of Identity Preserved Grain Sorghum with Optimized Endosperm Matrices for Enhanced Bioethanol Conversion and High Lysine DDG Feed and Food Value."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Boguski, Terrie K.,Chang, Shing I. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $228,552, "Enhancing the Economic Viability of Camelina as a Bio-Feedstock: Optimization and Demonstration of the Production System and Bioproduct Development."

Erickson, Larry E., and Pahwa, Anil (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Black & Veatch Corporation, $20,000, "Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Edgar, James H., and Geuther, Jeffrey A. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $111,719, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Esmaeily, Asadollah, and Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, "Air Void Clustering."

Riding, Kyle, and Esmaeily, Asadollah, Kansas Department of Transportation, $66,000, "Air Void Clustering."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D., Sandia National Laboratories, $24,045, "Advanced, Low Power, High Performance Processor Technology Research."

Dyer, Stephen A., and Burrack, Frederick (Assessment and Program Review), National Science Foundation, $14,421, "Music, Signals & Systems: A Multi-Campus, Cross- Disciplinary Proposal for Inclusive General Education."

Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $675, "High Frequency Characterization of Thin Film Metals on Low Temperature Co-Fired Ceramic (LTCC)."

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), The CGIAR Fund, $8,400, "A Framework for Evaluating EWS/DSS for Pests and Diseases."

Pahwa, Anil, and Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Black & Veatch Corporation, $20,000, "Building a World of Difference with Solar Powered Charge Stations for Electric Vehicles."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Chang, Shing I.,Boguski, Terrie K. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research), Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $228,552, "Enhancing the Economic Viability of Camelina as a Bio-Feedstock: Optimization and Demonstration of the Production System and Bioproduct Development."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $2,500, "National Radon- Focused Risk Reduction Training Program."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., and Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $74,479, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $11,000, "Neutron Detectors."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Navy, $140,000, "High Efficiency Solid State Neutron Detector."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

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

Hiller Connell, Kim Y.,Anderson, Barbara G., and LeHew, Melody L. A., US Department of Agriculture, "Making Climate Change a Functioning Thread in the Baccalaureate Curriculum: Transforming Fiber, Textiles and Clothing Education."

LeHew, Melody L. A.,Anderson, Barbara G., and Hiller Connell, Kim Y., US Department of Agriculture, $713,847, "Making Climate Change a Functioning Thread in the Baccalaureate Curriculum: Transforming Fiber, Textiles and Clothing HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Roberts, Kevin R.,Sauer, Kevin L., and Sneed, Jeannie, US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition, Impact of Food Safety Messages on the Food Handling Behaviors of Parents of Young Children."

Sauer, Kevin L.,Roberts, Kevin R., and Sneed, Jeannie, US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition, Impact of Food Safety Messages on the Food Handling Behaviors of Parents of Young Children."

Sneed, Jeannie,Roberts, Kevin R., and Sauer, Kevin L., US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition, Impact of Food Safety Messages on the Food Handling Behaviors of Parents of Young Children."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Chambers IV, Edgar, and Chambers, Delores H., US Department of Agriculture, $98,090, "Development and Evaluation of Science-Based Messages to Improve Consumers' Storage, Handling, and Preparation of Poultry and Poultry Products."

Chambers, Delores H., and Chambers IV, Edgar, US Department of Agriculture, "Development and Evaluation of Science-Based Messages to Improve Consumers' Storage, Handling, and Preparation of Poultry and Poultry Products."

Haub, Mark D., and Rosenkranz, Sara, Penford Food Ingredients Co., $26,255, "Novel Resistant Starch on Glucose and Insulin Response."

Lindshield, Brian L., Kansas State University Foundation, $11,000, "Bio Tek Synergy Multifunction HT Plate Reader - Equipment Award."

Rosenkranz, Sara, and Haub, Mark D., Penford Food Ingredients Co., "Novel Resistant Starch on Glucose and Insulin Response."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Anderson, Jared R., and Stith, Sandra M., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2012 FAP Research Project."

DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $767, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Stith, Sandra M., and Anderson, Jared R., US Department of Agriculture, $1,128,336, "KSU/USAF 2012 FAP Research Project."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Kenney, Michael J., and Sang, Yongming, US Department of Health and Human Services, $1,540,370, "Sympathetic Neural Regulation and Aging: Medullary Mechanisms and Strategies."

Sang, Yongming, and Kenney, Michael J., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Sympathetic Neural Regulation and Aging: Medullary Mechanisms and DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Hesse, Richard,Ma, Wenjun, Morozov, Igor, and Richt, Juergen, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Development of Vaccines and Diagnostics for Vaccines for Schmallenberg Virus."

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, $120,026, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Ma, Wenjun,Hesse, Richard, Morozov, Igor, and Richt, Juergen, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Development of Vaccines and Diagnostics for Vaccines for Schmallenberg Virus."

Morozov, Igor,Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, and Richt, Juergen, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Development of Vaccines and Diagnostics for Vaccines for Schmallenberg Virus."

Richt, Juergen,Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, and Morozov, Igor, Kansas Bioscience Authority, $868,515, "Development of Vaccines and Diagnostics for Vaccines for Schmallenberg Virus."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRONOMY
Eberle, William M.,Presley, DeAnn R., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Eberle, William M., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $10,609, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Eberle, William M., and Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance."

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

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W., and Stone, Barbara J., National 4-H Council, "Kansas 4-H and Invest An Acre."

Stone, Barbara J., and Gerhard, Gary W., National 4-H Council, $40,000, "Kansas 4-H and Invest An Acre."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Beck, William J., and Biles, Larry E., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance."

Biles, Larry E., and Beck, William J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $46,000, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R., Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Crop and Soils Multisponsor

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAM REVIEW
Burrack, Frederick, and Dyer, Stephen A. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $14,421, "Music, Signals & Systems: A Multi- Campus, Cross-Disciplinary Proposal for Inclusive General Education."