Research Awards, January 2014

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Featherstone, Allen M., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, $304,264, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Ross, Kara, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, $103,029, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Ross, Kara, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Ibendahl, Gregory, Cotton, Inc., $4,000, "Estimating the Profitability and Risk of Cotton Production in the Plains."

Leatherman, John C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $48,369, "Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Ross, Kara,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., and Featherstone, Allen M., US Agency for International Development, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Ross, Kara,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Zereyesus, Yacob,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Ross, Kara, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W., and Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), BASF Corporation, $47,900, "Testing Agreement."

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

Peterson, Dallas E., and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), BASF Corporation, "Testing Agreement."

Peterson, Dallas E., United Soybean Board, $29,985, "Glyphosate Resistant Weed Project in Kansas."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $46,150, "Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) Software Support."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $17,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $19,183, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $6,795, "Use of Novel Surface Modification Techniques to Reduce Biofilms on Plate Heat Exchanger Plates."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Guandong VTR Bio-Tech Co., Ltd, $50,000, "Efficacy of Microtech 5000 Phytase in Swine."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, International Ingredient Corporation, $17,000, "Evaluation of NutriGold in Nursery Pig Starter Diets."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Olmix NA, Inc., "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of Deoxynivalenol."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Guandong VTR Bio-Tech Co., Ltd, "Efficacy of Microtech 5000 Phytase in Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of NutriGold in Nursery Pig Starter Diets."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Olmix NA, Inc., "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Olmix NA, Inc., "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of Deoxynivalenol."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Guandong VTR Bio-Tech Co., Ltd, "Efficacy of Microtech 5000 Phytase in Swine."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of NutriGold in Nursery Pig Starter Diets."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Woodworth, Jason, Olmix NA, Inc., $20,000, "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of Deoxynivalenol."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Guandong VTR Bio-Tech Co., Ltd, "Efficacy of Microtech 5000 Phytase in Swine."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of NutriGold in Nursery Pig Starter Diets."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Olmix NA, Inc., "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of 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."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $11,925, "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 Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Multi-Sponsor, "Grain Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Maier, Dirk E., CRC Plant Biosecurity, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects - Linked PhD Scholarship Award."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Maier, Dirk E., CRC Plant Biosecurity, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects - Linked PhD Scholarship Award."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Alavi, Sajid, Multi-Sponsor, $20,000, "Grain Science."

Maier, Dirk E.,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, CRC Plant Biosecurity, $167,829, "Modeling VaporPhos and ProFume Distribution in Bulk Storages to Improve Efficacy Against Insects - Linked PhD Scholarship Award."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Blocksome, Carolyn E., and Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan."

Park, Sunghun,Bockus, William W. (Plant Pathology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Stack, James P. (Plant Pathology), Trick, Harold N. (Plant Pathology), and Valent, Barbara S. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $11,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R. (Agricultural Economics), Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Ross, Kara (Agricultural Economics), and Zereyesus, Yacob (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $7,755, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., and Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,000, "Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

DeWolf, Erick D.,Bockus, William W., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Little, Christopher R., North Central Soybean Research Program, $47,777, "Identification and Biology of Seedling Pathogens of Soybean."

Little, Christopher R., United Soybean Board, $53,208, "Charcoal Rot: Most Resistance and Disease Development."

Stack, James P.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Trick, Harold N.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Valent, Barbara S.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $1,089,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Multi-Sponsor, $9,500, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J., Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Variety Testing of Alternative Crops."

Schlegel, Alan J., Syngenta Seeds, Inc., $68,500, "Research Testing Project - Influence of Agrisure Artesian ™ Water-optimization Alleles on Hybrid Performance and Response to Plant Density and Water Regime."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

ARCHITECTURE
Gibson, Michael D., National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, $25,000, "Designed for Performance: Research and Application of Innovative Building Skins."

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Canfield, Jessica, Domaine Regional de Chaumont-sur-Loire, $15,000, "Green without Greed."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Zolkiewska, Anna, US Department of Health and Human Services, $280,125, "ADAM12 in Breast Tumor Initiating Cells."

BIOLOGY
Fleming, Sherry D., US Department of Health and Human Services, $236,250, "Neoantigens and TLR4."

Haukos, David A., Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters' Conference, $1,000, "Andrew Stetter Scholarship Award."

Vediyappan, Govindsamy, American Heart Association, Inc., $77,000, "Candida Albicans Hyphal Growth and Virulence Inhibition."

Yang, Zhilong, US Department of Health and Human Services, $248,999, "Host Innate Immune Response Induction and Shutoff During Poxvirus Infection."

CHEMISTRY
Aakeroy, Christer B., US Department of Defense, $145,000, "Theory and Experiment of Cocrystals: Principles, Synthesis and Properties."

Hua, Duy H., US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,000, "Synthesis and Quantification of TP70 and CP2 in Plasma and Tissues."

GEOGRAPHY
Daniels, Melinda, US Environmental Protection Agency, $5,000, "EPA STAR Fellowship (Mehl)."

MATHEMATICS
Auckly, David R., National Security Agency, $2,000, "Navajo Nation Math Circle."

PHYSICS
Chakrabarti, Amitabha, and Sorensen, Christopher M., National Science Foundation, "Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Light Scattering from Irregularly Shaped Particles."

Sorensen, Christopher M., and Chakrabarti, Amitabha, National Science Foundation, $5,280, "Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Light Scattering from Irregularly Shaped Particles."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Herrera, Socorro G., and Mercer, Debbie K., Ministry of Education, Ecuador, $997,990, " R.E.A.C.H. Language Project."

Mercer, Debbie K., and Herrera, Socorro G., Ministry of Education, Ecuador, " R.E.A.C.H. Language Project."

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, $232,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

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

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Hohn, Keith L., Pipeline Research Council International, Inc., $25,430, "Modeling of NSCR Performance with Exhaust Mixtures from Natural Gas-Fueled Engines."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $65,000, "Calibrating the HSM Rural Multi-Lane Model for Kansas Highways."

Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $100,000, "Traffic Assistance Services for Kansas (TASK) Program (FY 2012 - 2014)."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Gustafson, David A., GTM Sportswear, $5,242, "CIS Internship Program (GTM)."

Gustafson, David A., NetApp, Inc., $12,630, "CIS Internship Program."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Mirafzal, Behrooz, National Science Foundation, $400,000, "CAREER: Toward Grid- Interactive Converters with Diagnostic, Remedial, and Lifetime Prognostic Features for the Next Generation of Power Grids."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Kramer, Bradley A., National Science Foundation, $21,000, "Workshop/Collaborative Research: 2014 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Carter, David A., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Intern Programs Partner to Reassess P2 Implementation and Study Related Motivating Drivers."

Hamel, Ryan J., and Larson, Nancy J., US Department of Agriculture, $40,000, "Food Recovery Challenge Meets Rural Kansas."

Larson, Nancy J., and Hamel, Ryan J., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Recovery Challenge Meets Rural Kansas."

Larson, Nancy J., and Carter, David A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $53,165, "Intern Programs Partner to Reassess P2 Implementation and Study Related Motivating Drivers."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S., and Shultis, J. Kenneth, US Department of Energy, $22,500, "Technical Assistance on Compact Fission Chamber Development."

Shultis, J. Kenneth, and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, "Technical Assistance on Compact Fission Chamber Development."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Mendoza, Bertha, Kansas Department for Children and Families, $3,430, "Incredible Years Facilitation."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $1,922, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Kiss, D. Elizabeth, and Riportella, Roberta, US Department of Agriculture, "Multistate Extension Education and Outreach Project on the Marketplace Exchange of the Affordable Care Act."

Riportella, Roberta, and Kiss, D. Elizabeth, US Department of Agriculture, $90,000, "Multistate Extension Education and Outreach Project on the Marketplace Exchange of the Affordable Care Act."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Chang, Kyeong-Ok, US Department of Health and Human Services, $710,619, "Norovirus 3CL Protease-Based Anti-Norovirus Therapeutics."

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), Guandong VTR Bio-Tech Co., Ltd, "Efficacy of Microtech 5000 Phytase in Swine."

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), International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of NutriGold in Nursery Pig Starter Diets."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), Olmix NA, Inc., "The Effects of an Algae-modified Montmorillonite Clay on Nursery Pig Growth Performane in Diets Contaminated with Low Levels of Deoxynivalenol."

Fang, Ying, National Pork Board, $10,000, "Virology Review for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus."

Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $337,500, "Bacterial Effectors Targeting the IKK/NF-kB Pathway."

Vanlandingham, Dana L., Defense Threat Reduction Agency, $50,000, "Genotypic and Pheotypic Analysis of Rift Valley Fever Virus Serially Passed in Vitro and Vivo."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W., US Department of Justice, $82,000, "Kansas 4-H Tech Wizards: 4-H National Mentoring Program."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Beck, William J., and Biles, Larry E., US Environmental Protection Agency, $6,790, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance and Coordination SFY14- Biles, Larry E., and Beck, William J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Riparian Forest Management Technical Assistance and Coordination SFY14-SFY16."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Mendoza, Bertha, Kansas Department for Children and Families, "Incredible Years Facilitation."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E., National Issues Forums Institute, $15,000, "Communicty Conversations about Mental Health."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Guikema, James A., National Science Foundation, $66,000, "National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING
Wessel, Tonya R., Kansas Health Foundation, $1,000, "Work Well Kansas."

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bosco, Pat J., Kauffman Scholars, Inc., $9,890, "IEP Kauffman Scholars Program - ISP."

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Parker, Leslie M., US Department of Agriculture, $3,000, "Kansas Child Care Wellness Program (KCCWP)."