Research Awards, March, 2014

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Bergtold, Jason S.,Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), and Peterson, Jeffrey M., National Science Foundation, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $36,000, "KS WRAPS - Cottonwood SFY 14 Yr 1."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $46,800, "Milford WRAPS Implementation SFY 14 Yr 1."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $14,400, "Hillsdale WRAPS Implementation FY 2014 - 2016."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $185,507, "NPS Management Plan Technical Assistance."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $31,500, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S., and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $8,000, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

AGRONOMY
Lin, Xiaomao,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), US Department of the Interior, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Mengel, David B., Koch Agriculture, Inc., $12,000, "Impact of N Timing and Urease Inhibitor Use on Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Sorghum."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Schapaugh Jr, William T., US Department of Agriculture, "Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Department of Agriculture, $134,142, "Drought, Heat, and Flood Tolerant Varieties for the Midwest and South: Building on Success."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Amamcharla, Jayendra K.,Phebus, Randall K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Midwest Dairy Association, "Clean Labels: Adding Value to Dairy Protein Powders."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Midwest Dairy Association, $30,000, "Development of a Method for Hydration and Soluability of Dairy Based Ingredients using a Low-cost Ultrasound Flaw Deterctor."

Bradford, Barry J., and Titgemeyer, Evan C., Novus International, $60,000, "Dairy Cow Feeding Study."

Burnett, Derris D.,Davis, Duane L., Gonzalez, John M., and Woodworth, Jason, GHB Labs, LLC, "Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of a Commercial Plasma Product on Fetal Growth and Postnatal Development."

Davis, Duane L.,Burnett, Derris D., Gonzalez, John M., and Woodworth, Jason, GHB Labs, LLC, "Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of a Commercial Plasma Product on Fetal Growth and Postnatal Development."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Feed Energy Company, "Comparing the Effects of Corn Oil One™ to Soybean Oil on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Novus International, "The Effects of DP100 on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Commercial Finishing Pigs."

Drouillard, James S.,Gonzalez, John M., and Sexten, Andrea K., Alltech, Inc., $79,669, "Alternative Feeding Strategies to Enhance Feedlot Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Finishing Cattle."

Gonzalez, John M.,Drouillard, James S., and Sexten, Andrea K., Alltech, Inc., "Alternative Feeding Strategies to Enhance Feedlot Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Finishing Cattle."

Gonzalez, John M.,Burnett, Derris D., Davis, Duane L., and Woodworth, Jason, GHB Labs, LLC, $18,300, "Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of a Commercial Plasma Product on Fetal Growth and Postnatal Development."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Feed Energy Company, "Comparing the Effects of Corn Oil One™ to Soybean Oil on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Novus International, "The Effects of DP100 on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Commercial Finishing Pigs."

Phebus, Randall K.,Amamcharla, Jayendra K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Midwest Dairy Association, "Clean Labels: Adding Value to Dairy Protein Powders."

Schmidt, Karen A.,Amamcharla, Jayendra K., and Phebus, Randall K., Midwest Dairy Association, $30,000, "Clean Labels: Adding Value to Dairy Protein Powders."

Sexten, Andrea K.,Drouillard, James S., and Gonzalez, John M., Alltech, Inc., "Alternative Feeding Strategies to Enhance Feedlot Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Finishing Cattle."

Titgemeyer, Evan C., and Bradford, Barry J., Novus International, "Dairy Cow Feeding Study."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Feed Energy Company, "Comparing the Effects of Corn Oil One™ to Soybean Oil on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Novus International, "The Effects of DP100 on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Commercial Finishing Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Feed Energy Company, $17,000, "Comparing the Effects of Corn Oil One™ to Soybean Oil on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason,Burnett, Derris D., Davis, Duane L., and Gonzalez, John M., GHB Labs, LLC, "Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of a Commercial Plasma Product on Fetal Growth and Postnatal Development."

Woodworth, Jason,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Novus International, $40,000, "The Effects of DP100 on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Commercial Finishing Pigs."

ENTOMOLOGY
McCornack, Brian P., CRC Plant Biosecurity, $184,202, "Design and Deployment of Smart- Traps for Evaluating Risk and Spread of Endemic Species as a Model for Sharper Responses to Incursions - PhD Scholarship Award."

Ruberson, John R., US Department of Agriculture, $550, "Acquisition of Goods and Services #58-5430-3-008."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Campabadal Teran, Carlos,Jones, Cassandra K., Maier, Dirk E., and Stark, Charles, US Department of Agriculture, $892, "Cochran Program on Animal Production and Management."

Jones, Cassandra K.,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Maier, Dirk E., and Stark, Charles, US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Animal Production and Management."

Madl, Ronald L.,Shi, Yong Cheng, and Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $72,236, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

Maier, Dirk E.,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Jones, Cassandra K., and Stark, Charles, US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Animal Production and Management."

Shi, Yong Cheng,Madl, Ronald L., and Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

Shi, Yong Cheng, Kansas State University Research Foundation, $8,000, "Glycemic Response to Starch Spherulites."

Stark, Charles, Elanco Animal Health, $4,134, "The Dilution Rate of Paylean in Diets after a Feed Mill has Manufactured a Complete Feed from Paylean 2.25 gm/lb. Type B Premix, into Paylean gm/ton Type C Feed."

Stark, Charles,Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Jones, Cassandra K., and Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Animal Production and Management."

Vadlani, Praveen V.,Madl, Ronald L., and Shi, Yong Cheng, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Fry, Jack D., National Turfgrass Evaluation Program, Inc., $1,500, "Research Support Agreement (Grant-in-Aid) for the 2013 National Bermudagrass Test BG-13-04."

Fry, Jack D., National Turfgrass Evaluation Program, Inc., $1,500, "Research Support Agreement (Grant-in-Aid) for the 2013 National Zoysiagrass Test ZG-13-04."

Pliakoni, Eleni, and Rivard, Cary L., US Department of Agriculture, $981,244, "Postharvest Physical Treatments to Reduce Losses of Organic and Other Locally-Grown Produce while Improving Quality and Extending Shelf Life."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $20,000, "KS WRAPS: Little Arkansas River Watershed - Implementation."

Devlin, Daniel L.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), US Department of the Interior, $92,335, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $4,000, "KS WRAPS - Cottonwood SFY 14 Yr 1."

Leatherman, John C., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $5,200, "Milford WRAPS Implementation SFY 14 Yr 1."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $1,600, "Hillsdale WRAPS Implementation FY 2014 - 2016."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, "NPS Management Plan Technical Assistance."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,500, "Upper Neosho Implementation SFY 2014 - 2016."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M., and Lamm, Freddie R., National Sunflower Association, "Timing of Irrigation for Tall and Short Stature Sunflower Hybrids to Help Improve Land Allocation Decisions."

Lamm, Freddie R., and Aiken, Robert M., National Sunflower Association, $20,000, "Timing of Irrigation for Tall and Short Stature Sunflower Hybrids to Help Improve Land Allocation Decisions."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Kennelly, Megan, US Golf Association, Inc., $7,500, "Evaluation of Fertilizer Application Strategies for Preventing or Recovering from Large Patch Disease of Zoysiagrass."

Poland, Jesse A., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $100,000, "Small Plot Research for Wheat Genetics at K-State."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Kisekka, Isaya,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), US Department of the Interior, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING
Belanger, Blake M., and Nawre, Alpa, City of St. Joseph, MO, $15,000, "St. Joseph Downtown Redevelopment."

Nawre, Alpa, and Belanger, Blake M., City of St. Joseph, MO, "St. Joseph Downtown Redevelopment."

Nesse, Katherine, Illinois Department of Human Services, $7,000, "IDHS FY14 - Illinois Early Childhood Asset Map (IECAM)."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M., National Science Foundation, $203,646, "Collaborative Research: Rhizosphere Priming and C-N dynamics in Grassland Ecosystems in Transition."

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $37,247, "A Multi-Scale Examination of the Distribution and Habitat-Use Patterns of the Regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia) within the Fort Riley Military Reservation."

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $94,340, "Lesser Prairie-Chicken Response to USDA Conservation Practices in Kansas and Colorado."

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $60,415, "Risk Assessment of Exposure to Lead for Mottled Ducks on National Wildlife Refuges of the Texas Gulf Coast."

CHEMISTRY
Aakeroy, Christer B., Israel Chemicals Ltd., $59,036, "Modulating Physical Properties of Solid Forms of Urea-Using Co-Crystallization Technology."

GEOGRAPHY
Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $4,000, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

PHYSICS
Esry, Brett D., US Department of Defense, $78,528, "Ultracold Polar Molecules: New Phases of Matter for Quantum Information and Quantum Control."

Ratra, Bharat, National Science Foundation, $7,100, "Quarknet."

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, $4,000, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS
Bressers, Bonnie M., and Gordon, Joye C., Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, "Ethical Orientation, Professional Identity, and Ethical Assessment of News Subsidization among Journalists and Public Relations Professionals."

Gordon, Joye C., and Bressers, Bonnie M., Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, $1,000, "Ethical Orientation, Professional Identity, and Ethical Assessment of News Subsidization among Journalists and Public Relations Professionals."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Kulcsar, Laszlo,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), National Science Foundation, $4,000, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Steichen, James M., US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Activities."

Steichen, James M., and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Activities."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Hohn, Keith L., INVISTA, $87,857, "Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2,3-butanediol to 1,3-butadiene."

Rezac, Mary E., National Science Foundation, $108,600, "REU Site: Summer Academy in Sustainable BioEnergy."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, "Durable Recycled Superpave Mixes in Kansas."

Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $78,000, "Friction Management on KDOT Highways."

Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, "Best Practices for Concrete Pumping."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Ou, Xinming (Simon), National Science Foundation, $90,379, "CAREER: Reasoning about Uncertainty in Cybersecurity."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $30,630, "Characterization of Thin Film on LTCC Technologies."

Miller, Ruth D.,Spaulding, Gregory L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and Wang, Youqi (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $6,716, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Goode, Barbara L., US Environmental Protection Agency, $18,529, "Environmental Sustainability for the Salina, Kansas Community Level II."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Spaulding, Gregory L.,Miller, Ruth D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Wang, Youqi, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team."

Wang, Youqi,Miller, Ruth D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Spaulding, Gregory L., National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $2,239, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team."

Wang, Youqi, Textile Engineering and Manufacturing, Inc., $50,000, "3D Woven Preform Design Code Simulation and Development."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $1,415, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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), Feed Energy Company, "Comparing the Effects of Corn Oil One™ to Soybean Oil on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

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), Novus International, "The Effects of DP100 on Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Commercial Finishing Pigs."

Fang, Ying, and Zhang, Weiping, US Department of Agriculture, $437,554, "Innovative Strategies to Enhance PRRSV Specific Innate and Mucosal Immunity: Implication for Development of Broadly Protective PRRS Vaccine."

Richt, Juergen, US Department of Agriculture, $31,524, "Evaluation of Recombinant Replication- defective Adenoviruses which Induce Anti-viral Activity in Cattle."

Van Der Merwe, Deon, RoboFlight Systems, Inc., $10,310, "Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Data Analysis."

Zhang, Weiping, and Fang, Ying, US Department of Agriculture, "Innovative Strategies to Enhance PRRSV Specific Innate and Mucosal Immunity: Implication for Development of Broadly Protective PRRS Vaccine."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Aguilar, Jonathan P.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), US Department of the Interior, "FY 2011 Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Dyer, Ruth A., Kansas State University Foundation, $3,979, "Spainhour Faculty Chair for KAWSE."

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Tolar, Mary H., Caroline Peine Charitable Foundation, $5,000, "Campus-Community Partnership Award Program."

Tolar, Mary H., Kansas State Department of Education, $600, "Kansas Mentors."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), National Science Foundation, "Farmers' Decisions to Grow Crops for Fuel."