Research Awards (November 2013)

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Peterson, Hikaru H., Baker, Lauri M. (Communications), and Boyer, Cheryl R.(Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $35,363, "Social Media Strategies for Rural Nurseries and Garden Centers."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $78,000, "Advanced Technology Application to Improve Breeding Efficiency."

Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $50,000, "Enhancement of Hays Wheat Breeding Program through Equipment Update."

Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $38,600, "Wheat Improvement through Double Haploid Technology."

AGRONOMY
Hettiarachchi, Ganga M., Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Erickson, Larry E.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., North Atlantic Treaty Organiztion (NATO), $3,224, "Phytotechnology with Biomass Production for Cleaning Up Former Military Sites."

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

Poland, Jesse A., and Friebe, Bernd (Plant Pathology), General Mills, Inc., $256,753, "Development of Wheat Varieties with High Beta Glucan."

Poland, Jesse A., US Agency for International Development, $1,200,000, "Rapid Development of Climate Resilient Wheat Varieties for South Asia using GenomicRoozeboom, Kraig L., Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Erickson, Larry E.(Center for Hazardous Substance Research), and Hettiarachchi, Ganga M., North Atlantic Treaty Organiztion (NATO), "Phytotechnology with Biomass Production for Cleaning Up Former Military Sites."

Thompson, Curtis R., Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $9,250, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology),Goodband, Robert D.Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Jefo Nutrition, Inc., "Evaluation of Protected ZnO in Diets for Nursery Pigs."

Drouillard, James S., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $55,940, "Study of the Effect of Hop Acids when Added to the Diet of Beef Cattle."

Gonzalez, John M., and Drouillard, James S., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $5,500, "Effect of Growth Promotant Technologies on the Calpain Proteolytic System and Collagen Attributes of Beef Aged for Five Time Periods, and their Relationship to Tenderness."

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Jefo Nutrition, Inc., "Evaluation of Protected ZnO in Diets for Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Jefo Nutrition, Inc., $15,000, "Evaluation of Protected ZnO in Diets for Nursery Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M.Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Jefo Nutrition, Inc., "Evaluation of Protected ZnO in Diets for Nursery Pigs."

COMMUNICATIONS
Baker, Lauri M., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Peterson, Hikaru H. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $35,363, "Social Media Strategies for Rural Nurseries and Garden Centers."

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."

Park, Yoonseong, Monsanto Company, $160,000, "Memorandum of Agreement."

Phillips, Thomas W., Cloyd, Raymond A.Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $64,400, "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, PepsiCo, Inc., $9,450, "Co-extruded Snack Product with Different Textures."

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

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Boyer, Cheryl R., Baker, Lauri M. (Communications), and Peterson, Hikaru H.(Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $36,434, "Social Media Strategies for Rural Nurseries and Garden Centers."

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Boggs, Donald L., Kansas FFA Foundation, $82,919, "FFA Foundation Executive Director."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Friebe, Bernd, and Poland, Jesse A. (Agronomy), General Mills, Inc., $256,753, "Development of Wheat Varieties with High Beta Glucan."

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

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

Rotenberg, Dorith, and Whitfield, Anna E., US Department of Agriculture, $161,078, "Advancing Innovative Technologies and Integrated Strategies for Sustainable Management of Thrips-transmitted Tospoviruses."

Whitfield, Anna E., and Rotenberg, Dorith, US Department of Agriculture, "Advancing Innovative Technologies and Integrated Strategies for Sustainable Management of Thrips-transmitted Tospoviruses."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

DEAN OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN
Canfield, Jessica, and Keane, Timothy D. (Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), Landscape Architecture Foundation, "Landscape Performance Series Case Study Review and Analysis: Task-2: Quality Assessment."

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Beamish, Anne E., Canfield, Jessica, and Gibson, Huston, City of Jetmore, KS, "Jetmore Project."

Canfield, Jessica, Beamish, Anne E., and Gibson, Huston, City of Jetmore, KS, "Jetmore Project."

Canfield, Jessica, and Keane, Timothy D., Landscape Architecture Foundation, $7,500, "Landscape Performance Series Case Study Review and Analysis: Task-2: Quality Assessment."

Gibson, Huston, Beamish, Anne E., and Canfield, Jessica, City of Jetmore, KS, $1,434, "Jetmore Project."

Keane, Timothy D., and Canfield, Jessica, Landscape Architecture Foundation, "Landscape Performance Series Case Study Review and Analysis: Task-2: Quality Assessment."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Davis, Lawrence C., Erickson, Larry E. (Center for Hazardous Substance Research),Hettiarachchi, Ganga M. (Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), North Atlantic Treaty Organiztion (NATO), $2,149, "Phytotechnology with Biomass Production for Cleaning Up Former Military Sites."

Durrett, Timothy P., US Agency for International Development, $36,688, "Targeted Engineering of Brassica juncea Seed Biochemistry to produce Reduced-viscosity Plant Oils for direct use as Biofuel."

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M., National Science Foundation, $20,876, "Konza Prairie LTER VI: Grassland Dynamics and Long-Term Trajectories of Change."

Briggs, John M., National Science Foundation, $129,992, "NEON Domain 6 - Prairie Peninsula, Core Tower, Relocatable Tower and Core Aquatic Site."

Chapes, Stephen K., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $68,285, "Impact of Spaceflight on Primary and Secondary Antibody Responses."

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

Johnson, Loretta C., Washburn University, $1,000, "Kansas Academy of Science (Galliart)."

CHEMISTRY
Bossmann, Stefan, Kansas State University Foundation, $100,000, "Simultaneous Detection of Cancer Related Proteases."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Roper, Donna C., Harbin Construction L.L.C., $2,100, "Phase II Archaeological Survey for Smoky Hill Range Water Distribution Lines, Saline County, Kansas."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MARKETING
Deeter-Schmelz, Dawn R., Kansas State University Foundation, $10,000, "National Strategic Sales Institute."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
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, $35,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Kansas State University Olathe, $120,000, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant Matching Funds."

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

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
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."

Erickson, Larry E., Davis, Lawrence C. (Biochemistry), Hettiarachchi, Ganga M.(Agronomy), and Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), North Atlantic Treaty Organiztion (NATO), $1,343, "Phytotechnology with Biomass Production for Cleaning Up Former Military Sites."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Edgar, James H., and Geuther, Jeffrey A. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $114,306, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Mladenov, Natalie, Land Institute, $54,940, "Non-legume Sources of Nitrogen Fixation."

Peterman, Robert J., and Riding, Kyle, Logan Structural Research Foundation, "Determination of Acceptance Criteria for Prestressing Strand."

Riding, Kyle, and Peterman, Robert J., Logan Structural Research Foundation, $10,000, "Determination of Acceptance Criteria for Prestressing Strand."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Neilsen, Mitchell L., Sandia National Laboratories, $50,000, "Interface Development for Thermal Battery Models."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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
Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Kansas State University Olathe, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant Matching Funds."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., and Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), US Department of Homeland Security, $76,204, "ARI-MA: Collaborative Research: Hexagonal Boron Nitride Based Neutron Detectors."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Kwon, Junehee, J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation, $8,000, "Exploration and Improvement of Hospitality Undergraduate Students' Attitudes and Perceptions toward Hospitality Careers in China (Han Wen)."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Chambers IV, Edgar, and Chambers, Delores H., US Department of Agriculture, $103,787, "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."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $702, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Troyer, Deryl L., Kansas State University Foundation, $100,000, "Detection & Targeted Therapy of Cancer."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Rush, Bonnie R., Maddie's Fund, $6,000, "Maddie's Shelter Medicine Externship."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jefo Nutrition, Inc., "Evaluation of Protected ZnO in Diets for Nursery Pigs."

Ewen, Catherine L., and Wilkerson, Melinda, National Pork Board, "The Contribution of Adaptive Immunity to Porcine Reproduction and Respiratory Syndrom Virus Infection."

Hesse, Richard, National Pork Board, $16,299, "Tissue Localization, Shedding, Antibody Response, Horizontal and Aerosol Transmission of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) following Inoculation of Feeder Pigs."

Richt, Juergen, US Department of Health and Human Services, $263,000, "Pathogenesis, Transmission and Detection of Zoonotic Prion Diseases."

Wilkerson, Melinda, and Ewen, Catherine L., National Pork Board, $97,675, "The Contribution of Adaptive Immunity to Porcine Reproduction and Respiratory Syndrom Virus Infection."

Zhang, Weiping, US Department of Health and Human Services, $170,376, "A Broadly Protective Vaccine for Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli (ETEC)."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA COLLEGE ADVANCEMENT
Schierlman, Dixie L., Greater Salina Community Foundation, $1,500, "GSCF Support of Wellness Program."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen, State of Kansas, $5,000,000, "Launching NBAF Research in BRI."

Higgs, Stephen, US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,764, "The Role of Mosquito Saliva in Chikungunya Virus Transmission and Dissemination."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

NEW STUDENT SERVICES
Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $34,940, "Suder Foundation FIRST SCHOLARS FUND."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
Bosco, Pat J., Conoco, Inc., $15,000, "ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars Administration."

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