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Research Awards, September, 2014

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Barnaby Jr, Glenn A., Llewelyn, Richard V., and Taylor, Mykel R., US Department of Agriculture, $34,801, "National Conference Addressing Wheat Drough Losses and Policy Issues."

Llewelyn, Richard V., Barnaby Jr, Glenn A., and Taylor, Mykel R., US Department of Agriculture, "National Conference Addressing Wheat Drough Losses and Policy Issues."

Taylor, Mykel R., Barnaby Jr, Glenn A., and Llewelyn, Richard V., US Department of Agriculture, "National Conference Addressing Wheat Drough Losses and Policy Issues."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W., Monsanto Company, $10,880, "Service Order #1."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A., Monsanto Company, $20,160, "Service Order No. 14."

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

Alvarez Santos, Eduardo, National Science Foundation, $122,791, "Investigating the CO2 Exchange in a Tall-Grass Prairie Ecosystem using an Analytical Lagrangian Dospersion Analysis and Stable Isotopes."

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

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

Nelson, Nathan O., Adee, Eric A.Maddux, Larry D.Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $2,500, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

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

Thompson, Curtis R., Monsanto Company, $11,968, "Service Order #18."

Tomlinson, Peter J., and Baker, Lauri M. (Communications), US Department of Agriculture, $25,009, "Outreach Communication and Extension Project for the Southern Plains Regional Climate Hub."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $21,934, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $17,110, "Use of Novel Surface Modification Techniques to Reduce Biofilms on Plate Heat Exchanger Plates."

Aramouni, Fadi M., US Department of Agriculture, $60,360, "Shared Incubator Kitchen at Kansas State University Olathe Campus."

Drouillard, James S., Vi-Cor, $88,992, "Effects of Chromium-enriched Yeast on Growth Performance and Carcass Quality of Feedlot Cattle."

Lee, Charles D., US Department of Agriculture, $850, "North Central Regional Aquacultural Center Extension Project."

COMMUNICATIONS
Baker, Lauri M., and Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $100,038, "Outreach Communication and Extension Project for the Southern Plains Regional Climate Hub."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $1,500, "eGRO Instructional Videos."

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, $9,000, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W., US Department of Agriculture, $106,700, "Development of New Treatment Options for Khapra Beetle, Trogoderma Granarium (Everts)."

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, Aldrich, Greg, and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Multi- Sponsor, "Grain Science."

Aldrich, Greg, Alavi, Sajid, and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Multi- Sponsor, "Grain Science."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Alavi, Sajid, and Aldrich, Greg, Multi- Sponsor, $15,000, "Grain Science."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Frederick, Jennifer L., US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "The Influence of Elevated Temperatures on a Residual Insecticide and Inert Dust to Disinfest Empty Bins Prior to On-Farm Grain Storage - Jennifer Frederick."

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Fowler, MarkMaier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., "Animal Production Certification Program 14KA03M54B."

Fowler, Mark, Campabadal Teran, CarlosMaier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., "Animal Production Certification Program 14KA03M54B."

Frederick, Jennifer L., and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, US Department of Agriculture, "The Influence of Elevated Temperatures on a Residual Insecticide and Inert Dust to Disinfest Empty Bins Prior to On-Farm Grain Storage - Jennifer Frederick."

Maier, Dirk E., Kansas State University Foundation, $30,000, "Grain Science & Industry NAMA Instructor of Milling."

Maier, Dirk E., Campabadal Teran, CarlosFowler, Mark, and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $71,500, "Animal Production Certification Program 14KA03M54B."

O'Neil III, Howard J., Campabadal Teran, CarlosFowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., "Animal Production Certification Program 14KA03M54B."

Stark, Charles, Elanco Animal Health, $4,200, "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 9 gm/ton Type C Feed."

Sun, X. Susan, Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $7,921, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas State University Foundation, $40,000, "Grain Science & Industry Lortscher Professorship."

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina, and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), US Agency for International Development, $17,954, "BHEARD Program: Bangladesh."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Gill, Bikram S., General Mills, Inc., $52,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $100,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

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

Poland, Jesse A., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), and Ou, Xinming (Simon) (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $60,000, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data-intensive Applications in Science and Engineering."

Poland, Jesse A., and Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), US Agency for International Development, $161,588, "BHEARD Program: Bangladesh."

Rotenberg, Dorith, and Whitfield, Anna E., US Department of Agriculture, $142,064, "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 ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Geisbrecht, Erika R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $325,136, "Mechanisms Underlying Muscle Development in Drosophila AR060788."

BIOLOGY
Brown, Susan J., Andresen, Daniel A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Caragea, Doina (Computing and Information Sciences), Ou, Xinming (Simon) (Computing and Information Sciences), and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), National Science Foundation, $45,000, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data- intensive Applications in Science and Engineering."

Olson, Bradley J., National Science Foundation, $236,836, "Collaborative Research: The Genomic Basis of Multicellularity and Developmental Complexity in the Volvocine Algae."

CHEMISTRY
Jankowiak, Ryszard J., US Department of Energy, $260,000, "Resonant and Non- resonant Hole-burning and Delta Fluorescence Line-narrowing Study of BCh1s in Excitonically Coupled Photosynthetic Systems."

PHYSICS
Horton-Smith, Glenn A., Maravin, Yurii, and Ratra, Bharat, US Department of Energy, $481,000, "Research at Kansas State University into the Basic Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time."

Maravin, Yurii, Horton-Smith, Glenn A., and Ratra, Bharat, US Department of Energy, "Research at Kansas State University into the Basic Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time."

Ratra, Bharat, Horton-Smith, Glenn A., and Maravin, Yurii, US Department of Energy, "Research at Kansas State University into the Basic Nature of Matter, Energy, Space, and Time."

Rebello, Nobel S., Sayre, Eleanor C., and Zollman, Dean A., National Science Foundation, "Foundational Research on Problem Mathematization in Undergraduate Physics."

Sayre, Eleanor C., Rebello, Nobel S., and Zollman, Dean A., National Science Foundation, $300,250, "Foundational Research on Problem Mathematization in Undergraduate Physics."

Sorensen, Christopher M., Kansas State University Research Foundation, $14,800, "Direct Dissolution Synthesis of Nanoparticles."

Zollman, Dean A., Rebello, Nobel S., and Sayre, Eleanor C., National Science Foundation, "Foundational Research on Problem Mathematization in Undergraduate Physics."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Flora, Cornelia, US Department of Agriculture, $78,702, "Networks and Worldview Shaping New Value Chains in Producing and Processing Oil Seeds for Jet Fuel."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MARKETING
Procter, David E., and Morgan, Heather M. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), US Department of Agriculture, $21,780, "Rural Business Enterprise Grant - E-Commerce and Marketing Assistance."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Herrera, Socorro G., US Department of Education, $399,974, "Project KORE."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Morgan, Heather M., and Procter, David E. (Center for Engagement and Community Development), US Department of Agriculture, $36,630, "Rural Business Enterprise Grant - E-Commerce and Marketing Assistance."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Department of Commerce, $100,000, "KDOC Innovation Growth Program."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $22,199, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM."

Sharda, Ajay, US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Developing a Thermal Imaging System for On-Demand Corn Temperature Profiles for Variable Rate Irrigation - Devin Mangus."

Slocombe, John W., US Department of Agriculture, $180,000, "Kansas AgrAbility Project."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $37,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Stokes, Robert W., Land Institute, $23,188, "Non-Legume Sources of Nitrogen Fixation 2015."

Tucker, Stacey, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, "Characterizing Soil Erosion Potential Using Electrical Resistivity Imaging."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Andresen, Daniel A., Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, DoinaOu, Xinming (Simon), and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), National Science Foundation, $195,000, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data-intensive Applications in Science and Engineering."

Caragea, Doina, Andresen, Daniel A.Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), National Science Foundation, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data-intensive Applications in Science and Engineering."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), Andresen, Daniel A.Brown, Susan J. (Biology), Caragea, Doina, and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), National Science Foundation, "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Data Cluster for Data-intensive Applications in Science and Engineering."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Scoglio, Caterina M., US Department of Agriculture, $151,048, "Modeling Japanese Encephalitits in US using Interconnected Networks."

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."

Goode, Barbara L., US Department of Agriculture, $24,886, "Assessment of the Salina Area Food System."

Hamel, Ryan J., and Larson, Nancy J., US Department of Agriculture, $53,000, "K-State and Partners Work to Keep Toxic Metals Out of Landfills."

Larson, Nancy J., and Hamel, Ryan J., US Department of Agriculture, "K-State and Partners Work to Keep Toxic Metals Out of Landfills."

Larson, Nancy J., and Carter, David A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $11,104, "Intern Programs Partner to Reassess P2 Implementation and Study Related Motivating Drivers."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Dunn, William L., US Department of Energy, $287,125, "Proposal for a Consortium for Nonproliferation-Enabling Capabilities."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Buckwalter, John, Great Plains IDEA Alliance, $307,878, "Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement - Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance."

Moxley, Virginia M., AG*IDEA, $49,696, "AG*IDEA Lead Institute."

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS
Roberts, Kevin R., Sauer, Kevin L., and Sneed, Jeannie, US Department of Agriculture, $608,000, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs."

Sauer, Kevin L., Roberts, Kevin R., and Sneed, Jeannie, US Department of Agriculture, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs."

Sneed, Jeannie, Roberts, Kevin R., and Sauer, Kevin L., US Department of Agriculture, "Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Anderson, Jared R., Durtschi, Jared A.Stith, Sandra M., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2014 FAP Research Project."

Durtschi, Jared A., Anderson, Jared R.Stith, Sandra M., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2014 FAP Research Project."

Riportella, Roberta, Kansas Health Foundation, $12,218, "Primary Health Extension for Kansas: Improving Population Health through New Models of Community Engagement."

Stith, Sandra M., Anderson, Jared R.Durtschi, Jared A., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, $2,064,716, "KSU/USAF 2014 FAP Research Project."

Vennum, Amber V., Anderson, Jared R.Durtschi, Jared A., and Stith, Sandra M., US Department of Agriculture, "KSU/USAF 2014 FAP Research VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $810,000, "Air Force/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support."

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $454,545, "Army/4-H Military Partnership."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Weiss, Mark L., Nguyen, Thu A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), National Science Foundation, $7,041, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Fang, Ying, Kansas State University Research Foundation, $14,400, "MOA - Development of Vaccines against Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)."

Nguyen, Thu A., Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), and Weiss, Mark L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $7,041, "Novel Peptide Hydrogel for 3D Cell Culture."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Procter, David E., and Morgan, Heather M. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), US Department of Agriculture, $6,930, "Rural Business Enterprise Grant - E-Commerce and Marketing Assistance."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Aguilar, Jonathan P., US Department of the Interior, $1,170, "Fate of High Uranium in Saline Arkansas River Water in Southwest Kansas: Distrribution of Soils, Crops, and Groundwater."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E., and Morgan, Heather M. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), US Department of Agriculture, $33,660, "Rural Business Enterprise Grant - E-Commerce and Marketing Assistance."

OFFICE OF DIVERSITY AND DUAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Chavez, Mirta, and Gordon, Myra E., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Project IMPACT Leadership Programs."

Gordon, Myra E., Kansas State University Foundation, $17,500, "Project IMPACT Coordinator - ConocoPhillips Summer Bridge Program."

Gordon, Myra E., Kansas State University Foundation, $17,500, "Project IMPACT Coordinator - Diversity Infrastructure."

Gordon, Myra E., and Chavez, Mirta, US Department of Health and Human Services, $187,299, "Project IMPACT Leadership Programs."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER
Blanks, Mark T., US Department of Transportation, $100,000, "Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standards Validation Project."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Geisbrecht, Erika R., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Mechanisms Underlying Muscle Development in Drosophila AR060788."

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Sobering, Timothy J., Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc., $12,052, "Pulsed LED Test Fixture."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Booker, Monshonda, US Department of Education, $250,000, "Kansas State University - Salina Upward Bound Program-Central Kansas."

Bosco, Pat J., Kauffman Scholars, Inc., "IEP Kauffman Scholars Program - ISP."

Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $246,400, "Ronald E. McNair PostBaccalaureate Achievement Program."