Research Awards (December, 2013)

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

 

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Martin, Terry J., and Zhang, Guorong, Multi-Sponsor, "Crop Culture."

Obour, Augustine K.,Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), and Perumal, Ramasamy, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $37,221, "Evaluating Nitrogen and Iron Use Efficiency in Advanced Sorghum Lines."

Perumal, Ramasamy,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $98,000, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Perumal, Ramasamy,Obour, Augustine K., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Evaluating Nitrogen and Iron Use Efficiency in Advanced Sorghum Lines."

Perumal, Ramasamy,Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,400, "Improving Yield Potential of Grain Sorghum through Drought and Heat Tolerance."

Perumal, Ramasamy,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Price, Kevin (Agronomy), Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Remote Sensing Screening Tools for Sorghum Breeding Programs."

Perumal, Ramasamy,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $7,957, "Screening Exotic Sorghum Germplasm to Identify New Sources of Stalk Rot Resistance."

Zhang, Guorong,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Screening Tools to Identify Drought Resistance in Promising Wheat Lines."

Zhang, Guorong, and Martin, Terry J., Multi-Sponsor, $15,000, "Crop Culture."


AGRONOMY

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Cramer, Gary L., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Thompson, Curtis R., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $6,400, "Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $12,174, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Cramer, Gary L., Presley, DeAnn R., and Tomlinson, Peter J., US Department of Agriculture, "Soil Health and Water Use: Effects of Cover Crops in Producer-Owned Crop Rotations."

Cramer, Gary L.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $30,066, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Cramer, Gary L.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Presley, DeAnn R., and Tomlinson, Peter J., US Department of Agriculture, "Soil Health and Water Use: Effects of Cover Crops in Producer-Owned Crop Rotations."

Fritz, Allan K.,Poland, Jesse A., and Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Development of a Genomic Selection Training Population for KSU Wheat Germplasm."

Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $50,000, "Germplasm Enhancement."

Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $50,000, "Implementation of Advanced Breeding Technologies."

Fritz, Allan K.,Chuang, Wenpo (Entomology), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Whitfield, Anna E. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $8,000, "Indentification of Wheat Curl Mite and Virus-Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

Fritz, Allan K.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Screening Tools to Identify Drought Resistance in Promising Wheat Lines."

Fritz, Allan K.,Poland, Jesse A., Price, Kevin, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Winter Wheat Phenotyping Using a Multitemporal Vegetation Index Acquired from Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Imagery."

Fritz, Allan K., Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $100,000, "Hybrid Wheat Seed Production Agreement."

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

Jennings, Joshua D., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Hybrid and Wheat Variety Traits for Planting Wheat after Sorghum in Jugulam, Mithila,Morris, Geoffrey, and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Development of Genomic Tools to Facilitate Drought Tolerance and ALS Resistance Breeding in Sorghum."

Kluitenberg, Gerard J.,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Welch, Stephen M., National Science Foundation, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

Knapp, Mary C., and Pierzynski, Gary M., National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, "Weather Data Library Data Sets."

Mengel, David B., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $31,956, "Maximizing Sorghum Yield and Profitability through Efficient N Fertilization."

Mengel, David B.,Fritz, Allan K., Poland, Jesse A., and Price, Kevin, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $5,500, "Developing Smartphone Applications for Estimating the Grain Yield of Winter Wheat."

Morris, Geoffrey,Jugulam, Mithila, and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $57,250, "Development of Genomic Tools to Facilitate Drought Tolerance and ALS Resistance Breeding in Sorghum."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Production and

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Jugulam, Mithila, and Morris, Geoffrey, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Development of Genomic Tools to Facilitate Drought Tolerance and ALS Resistance Breeding in Sorghum."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Obour, Augustine K. (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Evaluating Nitrogen and Iron Use Efficiency in Advanced Sorghum Lines."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $41,600, "Improving Yield Potential of Grain Sorghum through Drought and Heat Tolerance."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Price, Kevin, Tesso, Tesfaye, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Remote Sensing Screening Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $30,000, "Exploring Wheat Germplasm for Drought and Heat Tolerance."

Pierzynski, Gary M., and Knapp, Mary C., National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, $67,200, "Weather Data Library Data Sets."

Poland, Jesse A.,Fritz, Allan K., Mengel, David B., and Price, Kevin, Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Developing Smartphone Applications for Estimating the Grain Yield of Winter Wheat."

Poland, Jesse A.,Fritz, Allan K., and Zhang, Guorong, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $45,000, "Development of a Genomic Selection Training Population for KSU Wheat Germplasm."

Poland, Jesse A.,Fritz, Allan K., Price, Kevin, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Winter Wheat Phenotyping Using a Multitemporal Vegetation Index Acquired from Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Imagery."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Cramer, Gary L., and Tomlinson, Peter J., US Department of Agriculture, $49,998, "Soil Health and Water Use: Effects of Cover Crops in Producer-Owned Crop Rotations."

Price, Kevin,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), Tesso, Tesfaye, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Remote Sensing Screening Tools for Sorghum Breeding Programs."

Price, Kevin,Fritz, Allan K., Mengel, David B., and Poland, Jesse A., Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Developing Smartphone Applications for Estimating the Grain Yield of Winter Wheat."

Price, Kevin,Fritz, Allan K., Poland, Jesse A., and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $22,713, "Winter Wheat Phenotyping Using a Multitemporal Vegetation Index Acquired from Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Imagery."

Rice, Charles W., and Lilja, Nina (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $8,812, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Production and

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Cramer, Gary L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Comparison of Yield, Water Use, and Profitability of Grain Sorghum and Drought-Tolerant Corn in Dryland and Limited Irrigation Systems in Central Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L., and Jennings, Joshua D., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $18,835, "Sorghum Hybrid and Wheat Variety Traits for Planting Wheat after Sorghum in No-till."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), Thompson, Curtis R., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $83,200, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Production and Utilization."

Tesso, Tesfaye, and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $7,500, "Development and Utilization of Sorghum as Feedstock for Biofuel Production."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Improving Yield Potential of Grain Sorghum through Drought and Heat Tolerance."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), Price, Kevin, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $32,400, "Remote Sensing Screening Tools for Sorghum Breeding Programs."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $3,979, "Screening Exotic Sorghum Germplasm to Identify New Sources of Stalk Rot Thompson, Curtis R.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $11,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Tomlinson, Peter J.,Ciampitti, Ignacio, Cramer, Gary L., and Presley, DeAnn R., US Department of Agriculture, "Soil Health and Water Use: Effects of Cover Crops in Producer-Owned Crop Rotations."

Welch, Stephen M.,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Kluitenberg, Gerard J., National Science Foundation, $132,413, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J., and Mamedova, Laman, US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Mechanisms Underlying Sustained Milk Production Responses to Anti-Inflammatory Treatment in Early Lactation Dairy Cows."

Hollis, Larry C., Multimin USA, Inc., $35,460, "Cattle Research Study."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $22,098, "Extension Education Position Support."

Mamedova, Laman, and Bradford, Barry J., US Department of Agriculture, "Mechanisms Underlying Sustained Milk Production Responses to Anti-Inflammatory Treatment in Early Lactation Dairy Cows."

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, $3,695, "Interdisciplinary Multi- Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

 

COMMUNICATIONS
Washburn, Shannon G.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $187,500, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

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

 

ENTOMOLOGY
Chuang, Wenpo,Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Smith, C. Michael, and Whitfield, Anna E. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, "Indentification of Wheat Curl Mite and Virus-Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

Cloyd, Raymond A., US Department of Agriculture, $4,000, "Evaluating Phytotoxicity of Pesticides on Horticultural Crops."

McCornack, Brian P.,Smith, C. Michael, and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Effect of Chinch Bug Feeding and Drought on Sorghum Stand Establishment and Yield."

McCornack, Brian P., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,000, "Expansion and Validation of an Automated Trapping System for Monitoring Sorghum Headworm."

McCornack, Brian P., US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, "Integrated Management of Mite-Vectored Virus Diseases of Wheat."

Smith, C. Michael,McCornack, Brian P., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $22,344, "Effect of Chinch Bug Feeding and Drought on Sorghum Stand Establishment and Yield."

Smith, C. Michael,Chuang, Wenpo, Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Whitfield, Anna E. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $24,000, "Indentification of Wheat Curl Mite and Virus-Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Jardine, Douglas J. (Plant Pathology), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), and Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $800, "Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,McCornack, Brian P., and Smith, C. Michael, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Effect of Chinch Bug Feeding and Drought on Sorghum Stand Establishment and Yield."

Zhu, Kun Yan, US Department of Agriculture, $444,054, "Mechanisms of Double- stranded RNA Uptake in Major Insect Pests."

 

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, $16,629, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Maier, Dirk E., The Andersons, Inc., "Third Edition of the Grain Drying, Handling and Storage Handbook (MWPS-13) - Using NC-213 Multi-state Expertise for National Impact."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E., and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Fowler, Mark,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Maier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Maier, Dirk E.,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Fowler, Mark, and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $30,000, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Maier, Dirk E., and Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, The Andersons, Inc., $19,640, "Third Edition of the Grain Drying, Handling and Storage Handbook (MWPS-13) - Using NC-213 Multi-state Expertise for National Impact."

Maier, Dirk E.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $687,500, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Miller, Rebecca, Kansas Wheat Alliance, $30,000, "Quality Evaluation of Wheat for Molecular Marker Identification."

O'Neil III, Howard J.,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

 

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $187,500, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Graber, Ronald W., Keane, Timothy D. (Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Ephemeral Gully Assessment and Adoption of Preventive Measures to Reduce Erosion in Cultivated Croplands."

Graber, Ronald W.,Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Devlin, Daniel L., Keane, Timothy D. (Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $5,500, "Ephemeral Gully Assessment and Adoption of Preventive Measures to Reduce Erosion in Cultivated Croplands."

 

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M.,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Aiken, Robert M.,Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Price, Kevin (Agronomy), Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $3,600, "Remote Sensing Screening Tools for Sorghum Breeding Programs."

Aiken, Robert M.,Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $7,479, "Screening Tools to Identify Drought Resistance in Promising Wheat Lines."

Lamm, Freddie R., Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $95,000, "Research and Materials Transfer Agreement."

 

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Gill, Bikram S., Kansas State University Research Foundation, $625,000, "A Trait Discovery Pipeline for Wheat Crop Production."

Gill, Bikram S., Monsanto Company, $8,297, "Methodology for Efficient Mapping of Alien Introgression for Adult Plant Resistance to Leaf Rust and Other Agronomic Traits in Wheat-Aegilops Tauschii Hybrids - (Bahnu Kalia, Graduate Student)."

Jardine, Douglas J.,Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $800, "Diagnosing Sorghum Production Problems in Kansas."

Little, Christopher R.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Yield."

Little, Christopher R.,Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $27,850, "Screening Exotic Sorghum Germplasm to Identify New Sources of Stalk Rot Resistance."

Whitfield, Anna E.,Chuang, Wenpo (Entomology), Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $8,000, "Indentification of Wheat Curl Mite and Virus-Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

 

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

 

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Keane, Timothy D.,Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Graber, Ronald W. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $10,500, "Ephemeral Gully Assessment and Adoption of Preventive Measures to Reduce Erosion in Cultivated Croplands."

 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

 

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

Ferguson, Carolyn J., US Department of Defense, $100,000, "2014-2015 RIDROP Collaborative with USD 475."

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $75,472, "Occurrence and Prediction of Avian Disease Outbreaks in Kansas."

Mather, Martha E., National Science Foundation, $31,459, "The PIE-LTER: Interactions Between External Drivers, Humabs and Ecosystems in Shaping Ecological Process in a Mosaic of Coastal Landscape and Estuarine Seascapes."

Passarelli, A. Lorena, and Clem, Rollie J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $592,682, "Arbovirus Midgut Escape Mechanisms."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $28,000, "Cancer Center Core."

 

HISTORY
Stone, David R., Kansas State University Foundation, $28,537, "Institute for Military History and 20th Century Studies."

 

MATHEMATICS
Bennett, Andrew G.,Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Brown, Jonathan H.,Nagy, Gabriel, and Reznikoff, Sarah, National Science Foundation, "Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium 2014."

Nagy, Gabriel,Brown, Jonathan H., and Reznikoff, Sarah, National Science Foundation, "Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium 2014."

Reznikoff, Sarah,Brown, Jonathan H., and Nagy, Gabriel, National Science Foundation, $50,000, "Great Plains Operator Theory Symposium 2014."

 

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Department of Defense, $200,000, "Hollow Core Optical Fiber Gas Lasers (HOFGLAS): Toward Novel and Practical Systems in Fused Silica."

Szoszkiewicz, Robert, Science Exchange (Ocular Dynamics, LLC), $800, "Microscale Topography Measurements on Selected Contact Lenses."

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Department of Defense, "Hollow Core Optical Fiber Gas Lasers (HOFGLAS): Toward Novel and Practical Systems in Fused Silica."

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Loschky, Lester C., US Department of Defense, $71,000, "A New Measure of the Useful Field of View (UFOV): The Gaze-Contingent Peripheral Blur Detection Task."

 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Allen, David B.,Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Martinie, Sherri, and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Martinie, Sherri,Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Rumsey, Chepina W.,Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri, US Department of Education, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

 

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J., Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, $141,679, "Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom."

Havlicek, Barbara J., Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000, "Schools for Quality Education."

Martinie, Sherri,Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, $4,822, "Project Quest, Leadership for the Pursuit of Excellence in Mathematics Education."

Thurston, Linda P., National Science Foundation, $15,069, "Evaluating Broadening Participation in Computing Alliances (BPC) Program."

 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Department of Commerce, $50,000, "KDOC Innovation Growth Program."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Barnes, Philip L.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Graber, Ronald W. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Keane, Timothy D. (Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y., US Department of Agriculture, "Ephemeral Gully Assessment and Adoption of Preventive Measures to Reduce Erosion in Cultivated Sheshukov, Aleksey Y.,Barnes, Philip L., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Graber, Ronald W. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Keane, Timothy D. (Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning), US Department of Agriculture, $34,000, "Ephemeral Gully Assessment and Adoption of Preventive Measures to Reduce Erosion in Cultivated Croplands."

Wang, Donghai, and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $17,500, "Development and Utilization of Sorghum as Feedstock for Biofuel CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Berry, Vikas, US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Tapered Graphene Nanoribbons of Controlled Tapering Angle: Structurally Tuning the Charge-carrier Properties."

 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Amtoft, Torben,Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Banerjee, Anindya,Amtoft, Torben, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Caragea, Doina,Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), and Welch, Stephen M. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $16,853, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

Hatcliff, John M.,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, $150,000, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Ou, Xinming (Simon),Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Robby, -,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Das, Sanjoy,Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Kluitenberg, Gerard J. (Agronomy), and Welch, Stephen M. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $91,485, "TRMS: Agroecological Annotation of Gene Function and Computational Analysis of Gene Networks."

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

Schulz, Noel N., and Gruenbacher, Don M., Kansas State University Foundation, $7,621, "Power Affiliates."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., US Department of Energy, $57,890, "Reactor Cooling System Upgrades at Kansas State University TRIGA Reactor."

 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Higgins, Mary L.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $187,500, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

 

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $511, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Gehring, Ronette,Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), and DeDonder, Keith D. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Merial Limited, "A Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Investigation of Gamithromysin in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Bovine Respiratory Disease in Feedlot Cattle Comparing Minimal Inhibitory Concentration and Concentration-time Kill Curve Techniques."

 

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Apley, Michael D.,DeDonder, Keith D. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Gehring, Ronette (Anatomy and Physiology), Merial Limited, $64,626, "A Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Investigation of Gamithromysin in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Bovine Respiratory Disease in Feedlot Cattle Comparing Minimal Inhibitory Concentration and Concentration-time Kill Curve Techniques."

 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
DeDonder, Keith D.,Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), and Gehring, Ronette (Anatomy and Physiology), Merial Limited, "A Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Investigation of Gamithromysin in the Treatment of Naturally Occurring Bovine Respiratory Disease in Feedlot Cattle Comparing Minimal Inhibitory Concentration and Concentration-time Kill Curve Techniques."

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, $16,629, "Interdisciplinary Multi-Institutional Education Programs for NCFPD."

Mosier, Derek A.,Larson, Adair K., and White, Bradley J., Zoetis LLC, $156,760, "Effect of Neurokinin-1 Antagonists on Substance P-induced Alterations in Bovine Cells and Mannheimia Haemolytica-induced Bovine Pneumonia."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Eli Lilly & Company, $112,500, "Evaluation of Bacteria causing Liver Abscesses in Holstein and Cross-bred Steers and Determinations of their Antimicrobial Susceptibilities to Tylosin, Chlortetracycline and Oxytetracycline."

Van Der Merwe, Deon,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Price, Kevin (Agronomy), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Remote Sensing Screening Tools for Van Der Merwe, Deon,Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Poland, Jesse A. (Agronomy), and Price, Kevin (Agronomy), Kansas Wheat Alliance, $7,571, "Winter Wheat Phenotyping Using a Multitemporal Vegetation Index Acquired from Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Imagery."

 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

 

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $129,660, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

 

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

 

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

 

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
Schulz, Kirk H., Kansas Department of Commerce, $5,000,000, "Kansas Animal Agrosecurity 2025 and Beyond."

 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

 

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Tolar, Mary H., Corporation for National and Community Service, $4,053, "Get Hands On."

 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY

 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY
Stafford, Kenneth R., US Department of Agriculture, $3,850, "Acquisition of Goods and Services #58-5430-3-017."

 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

 

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Beardsley, Craig A., and Burton, Kenneth R., US Department of Homeland Security, "Development of Guidance to Ensure a Risk-Informed Planning Process and Appropriate Decision Making for Use by State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) Government Entities in Creation of Emergency Operation Plans to Defend Food and Agriculture Infrastructure."

Burton, Kenneth R., and Beardsley, Craig A., US Department of Homeland Security, $135,000, "Development of Guidance to Ensure a Risk-Informed Planning Process and Appropriate Decision Making for Use by State, Local, Tribal and Territorial (SLTT) Government Entities in Creation of Emergency Operation Plans to Defend Food and Agriculture Infrastructure."

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Trewyn, R. W., Kansas State University Foundation, $12,677, "BGS BRI Peine Chair Account."