Research Awards, October 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D.Marsh, Brian H.Nelson, Nathan O., andPierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, "Bringing Risk Management to Kansas Winter Canola Producers."

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

Maddux, Larry D., Adee, Eric A.Marsh, Brian H.Nelson, Nathan O., andPierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H., Adee, Eric A.Maddux, Larry D.Nelson, Nathan O., andPierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O., Adee, Eric A.Maddux, Larry D.Marsh, Brian H., andPierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Vadlani, Praveen V. (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $22,000, "Production of Advanced Biofuels From Salinity Tolerant Brown Midrib (bmr) Sorghum Genotypes."

Pierzynski, Gary M., Adee, Eric A.Maddux, Larry D.Marsh, Brian H., andNelson, Nathan O., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Rice, Charles W., Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $941,470, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Rice, Charles W., and Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $38,184, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., Smithbucklin Corporation, $10,000, "Gene Discovery and Genomics Strategies to Improve Yield and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Maturity Group III and IV Soybeans."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., US Department of Agriculture, $60,000, "High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement using Genetics and Genomics (Nested Association Mapping (NAM) of Genes Controlling Soybean Yield and other Key Traits)."

Stamm, Michael J., and Ciampitti, Ignacio, US Department of Agriculture, $75,707, "Bringing Risk Management to Kansas Winter Canola Producers."

Thompson, Curtis R., Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $18,200, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Olson, K C, and Haukos, David A. (Biology), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, $410,723, "Restoration of Tallgrass Prairie Infested with L. cuneata."

Sexten, Andrea K., Merck & Company, Inc., $30,000, "Merck's Statistical Analyses and Reporting Project."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Lilja, Nina, and Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

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."

Miller, Frannie L., US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,000, "Pesticide Safety Education Program Support."

Phillips, Thomas W., Cloyd, Raymond A.Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $13,500, "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."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Alavi, Sajid, and Zhu, Lijia, PepsiCo, Inc., $67,500, "Bio-based Nano Composites for Flexible Packaging."

Dogan, Hulya, Kansas State University Foundation, $35,000, "Grain Science & Industry Ross Professorship."

Jones, Cassandra K., and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Health and Human Services, $83,344, "Personnel Training for Food Safety in Bulk Grain Based Product Processing and Handling."

Maier, Dirk E., and Jones, Cassandra K., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Personnel Training for Food Safety in Bulk Grain Based Product Processing and Handling."

Vadlani, Praveen V., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $22,000, "Production of Advanced Biofuels From Salinity Tolerant Brown Midrib (bmr) Sorghum Genotypes."

Zhu, Lijia, and Alavi, Sajid, PepsiCo, Inc., "Bio-based Nano Composites for Flexible Packaging."

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

Lavis, Catherine C., National Science Foundation, $6,000, "CAT Dissemination."

Rivard, Cary L., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $39,629, "Tomato Grafting: Developing Grower Recommendations for the Great Plains and Enhancing Our Understanding of the "Rhizobiome"."

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Kane, Mary R., US Department of Education, $70,428, "FFA-YF/YFW PLANT PATHOLOGY
Garrett, Karen A., Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Kennelly, Megan, and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $79,258, "Tomato Grafting: Developing Grower Recommendations for the Great Plains and Enhancing Our Understanding of the "Rhizobiome"."

Gill, Bikram S., General Mills, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., Heartland Plant Innovations, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCR."

Kennelly, Megan, Garrett, Karen A.Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Tomato Grafting: Developing Grower Recommendations for the Great Plains and Enhancing Our Understanding of the "Rhizobiome"."

Rotenberg, Dorith, Monsanto Company, $12,660, "Service Agreement for the Wheat Seed Treatment Screening."

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $40,000, "Plant Diagnostic Information System, Michigan State University."

Toomajian, Christopher, National Science Foundation, $23,840, "Arabidopsis 2010: Transcriptomes for Functional and Evolutionary Studies."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Stamm, Michael J., and Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $8,412, "Bringing Risk Management to Kansas Winter Canola Producers."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Lawhon, Larry L., City of Atchison, KS, $6,529, "Community Engagement Project, Atchison, KS."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Haukos, David A., and Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, $136,908, "Restoration of Tallgrass Prairie Infested with L. cuneata."

Haukos, David A., US Department of Agriculture, $184,600, "Outcome Based Evaluation of the NRCS Lesser Prairie-chicken Initiative."

Jumpponen, Ari M., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $39,629, "Tomato Grafting: Developing Grower Recommendations for the Great Plains and Enhancing Our Understanding of theCHEMISTRY
Li, Jun, National Science Foundation, $183,690, "Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy."

Li, Jun, and Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A., Hutchinson, Stacy L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

KINESIOLOGY OLD
Barstow, Thomas J., Day, Dwight D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering),Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kuhn, William B.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $52,336, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

PHYSICS
Ratra, Bharat, National Science Foundation, $5,000, "Quarknet."

Sayre, Eleanor C., and Hsu, William H. (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $249,336, "Collaborative Research: Community Implementation: WIDER: Data Explorer and Assessment Resources for Faculty."

Schmit, Jeremy D., AMGEN, Inc., $40,000, "Amgen - Preclinical Research Program."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $116,139, "Evaluation Services, Track 1 Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR)."

Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $26,272, "External Evaluation of Iowa NSF EPSCoR."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Jones, Taylor S., KEMA, LLC, $20,000, "Phase I-Evaluate Potential for Phosphate Recovery from Ethanol Plant Byproduct Stream through Bobierrite Precipitation."

Jones, Taylor S., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, $170,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., Jones, Taylor S., and Kramer, Bradley A., Multi- Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Hutchinson, Stacy L., Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Rice, Charles W.(Agronomy), National Science Foundation, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $69,000, "Gravel Road Paving Guidelines."

Mladenov, Natalie, National Science Foundation, $49,537, "The Role of Dust on Snow and Other Aeolian Inputs in Soil Formation and Biogeochemical Cycling in Barren, Alpine Catchments."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Hsu, William H., and Sayre, Eleanor C. (Physics), National Science Foundation, $173,267, "Collaborative Research: Community Implementation: WIDER: Data Explorer and Assessment Resources for Faculty."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Gruenbacher, Don M.,Kuhn, William B.Natarajan, BalasubramaniamSobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through GameGruenbacher, Don M., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Day, Dwight D.,Kuhn, William B.Natarajan, BalasubramaniamSobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through GameKuhn, William B., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Day, Dwight D.,Gruenbacher, Don M.Natarajan, BalasubramaniamSobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $196,262, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Day, Dwight D.Gruenbacher, Don M.Kuhn, William B.Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through GameWarren, Steven, Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Day, Dwight D.,Gruenbacher, Don M.Kuhn, William B.Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, andSobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W., Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company, $30,000, "Optimizing Energy Planning for Navajo Nation Oil and Gas Company."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hanson, Brian R., and Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Radon Projects for Kansas."

Snead, Bruce C., and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $124,000, "Radon Projects for Kansas."

Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,000, "Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2013-14."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S., US Navy, $102,038, "High Efficiency Solid State Neutron Detector."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Sauer, Kevin L., US Department of Agriculture, $17,651, "Mitigating Risks of Foodborne Illness Associated with Handling Leafy Greens in Retail Foodservice Establishments Serving Aging Populations."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Adhikari, Koushik, and Olson, Valerie R., Kansas State University Foundation, $1,230, "Descriptive Analysis of Oat-Fed Beef for a Local Kansas Beef Cattle Farmer."

Koppel, Kadri, and Chambers IV, Edgar, Kansas State University Foundation, $5,001, "Beef Study in Texas A&M and SAC."

Olson, Valerie R., and Adhikari, Koushik, Kansas State University Foundation, "Descriptive Analysis of Oat-Fed Beef for a Local Kansas Beef Cattle Farmer."

Procter, Sandra B., and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Anderson, Jared R., Durtschi, Jared A., and Stith, Sandra M., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2013 FAP Research Project."

Durtschi, Jared A., Anderson, Jared R., and Stith, Sandra M., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2013 FAP Research Project."

Stith, Sandra M., Anderson, Jared R., and Durtschi, Jared A., US Department of Agriculture, $1,215,350, "KSU/USAF 2013 FAP Research Project."

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Defense, $28,218, "Operation: Military Kids (OMK) Bridge Contract."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Renter, David G., Zoetis LLC, $7,800, "Genotyping Feedlot Cattle to Assess Associations with Salmonella Lymph Node Carriage and Response to the Salmonella SRP Vaccine."

Richt, Juergen, and Li, Jun (Chemistry), US Department of Homeland Security, $100,000, "Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

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

EXTENSION FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Peters, Paula, and Procter, Sandra B. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $2,489,822, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Greene, Kathleen V., National Science Foundation, "McNair Scholars Program."

Li, Jun, National Science Foundation, "Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy."

Rice, Charles W., Harrington Jr, John A. (Geography), and Hutchinson, Stacy L.(Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, "Understanding Climate Change in the Great Plains: Source, Impact, and Mitigation."

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Sobering, Timothy J., Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology OLD), Day, Dwight D.(Electrical and Computer Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kuhn, William B. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Warren, Steven(Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $13,084, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Cortez, Anita R., and Bosco, Pat J., Kansas State University Foundation, $23,000, "Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars Program."

Greene, Kathleen V., National Science Foundation, $20,734, "McNair Scholars Program."