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Research Awards, February, 2015

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Ariyaratne, Chatura,Briggeman, Brian C., Golden, Bill B., Hendricks, Nathan P., and Peterson, Jeffrey M., US Department of Agriculture, $499,976, "Effects of Energy and Commodity Prices on Crop Patterns and the Ogallala Aquifer under Alternative Policy Scenarios."

Briggeman, Brian C.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, Golden, Bill B., Hendricks, Nathan P., and Peterson, Jeffrey M., US Department of Agriculture, "Effects of Energy and Commodity Prices on Crop Patterns and the Ogallala Aquifer under Alternative Policy Scenarios."

Golden, Bill B.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, Briggeman, Brian C., Hendricks, Nathan P., and Peterson, Jeffrey M., US Department of Agriculture, "Effects of Energy and Commodity Prices on Crop Patterns and the Ogallala Aquifer under Alternative Policy Scenarios."

Hendricks, Nathan P.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, Briggeman, Brian C., Golden, Bill B., and Peterson, Jeffrey M., US Department of Agriculture, "Effects of Energy and Commodity Prices on Crop Patterns and the Ogallala Aquifer under Alternative Policy Scenarios."

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

Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, Briggeman, Brian C., Golden, Bill B., and Hendricks, Nathan P., US Department of Agriculture, "Effects of Energy and Commodity Prices on Crop Patterns and the Ogallala Aquifer under Alternative Policy Scenarios."

AGRONOMY
Ciampitti, Ignacio,Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $11,114, "2015 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas."

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

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Schapaugh Jr, William T., United Soybean Board, "Breeding and Physiological Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Kansas (USB Project 1420-532-5613)."

Peterson, Dallas E.,Sharda, Ajay (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Lockheed Martin Corporation, $851, "Develop a Plan for Experiments Relating to a Spectral Sensor for Weed Recognition Analysis."

Peterson, Dallas E., United Soybean Board, $29,778, "Glyphosate Resistant Weed Project in Kansas."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, United Soybean Board, $134,142, "Breeding and Physiological Approaches to Develop Stress Tolerant Soybean Varieties for Kansas (USB Project 1420-532-5613)."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi-Sponsor, $52,800, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Amamcharla, Jayendra K.,Gragg, Sara E., Phebus, Randall K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., $33,000, "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $10,966, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $8,558, "Use of Novel Surface Modification Techniques to Reduce Biofilms on Plate Heat Exchanger Plates."

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., and Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), Midwest Dairy Association, $28,198, "Selective Extraction and Characterization of Phospholipids from Pro-cream using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide."

Bradford, Barry J., and Titgemeyer, Evan C., Lonza, Inc., $87,900, "Bioavailability of Rumen-Protected Carnitine."

Gragg, Sara E.,Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Phebus, Randall K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $13,500, "Extension Education Position Support."

O Quinn, Travis G., Angus Foundation, $27,500, "Determination of the Effect of Branding on Consumer Palatability Ratings of Beef Strip Loin Steaks of Various Quality Levels and Ground Beef of Various Lean Points from Different Subprimals."

O Quinn, Travis G., Certified Angus Beef, LLC, $2,550, "Determination of the Effect of Branding on Consumer Palatiablity Ratings of Beef Strip Loin Steaks of Various Quality Levels and Ground Beef of Various Lean Points from Different Subprimals."

O Quinn, Travis G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $5,000, "The Effect of Beef Strip Loin Enhancement, USDA Quality Grade and Degree of Doneness on Volatile Flavor Compounds."

Phebus, Randall K.,Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Gragg, Sara E., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces."

Schmidt, Karen A.,Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Gragg, Sara E., and Phebus, Randall K., Dairy Management, Inc., "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces."

Titgemeyer, Evan C., and Bradford, Barry J., Lonza, Inc., "Bioavailability of Rumen-Protected Carnitine."

COMMUNICATIONS
Ellis, Jason D., and Brown, Susan J. (Biology), US Department of Agriculture, $153,114, "Developing an Infrastructure and Product Test Pipeline to Deliver Novel Therapies for Citrus Greening Disease."

Washburn, Shannon G.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $183,080, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Floros, John D., and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), University of Missouri, "Memorandum of Agreement."

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, $6,500, "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 Amamcharla, Jayendra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Midwest Dairy Association, $7,050, "Selective Extraction and Characterization of Phospholipids from Pro-cream using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide."

Alavi, Sajid, and Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $98,020, "Use of Grain Sorghum as the Primary Grain Ingredient in Premium Extruded Foods Designed for Cats."

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

Maier, Dirk E.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Reddy, Polamreddy V., and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $671,294, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Reddy, Polamreddy V.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (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."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
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 K.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Higgins, Mary L. (Human Nutrition), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $183,080, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., City of Hays, KS, $9,000, "Storm Water Educational Outreach Efforts."

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."

Gill, Bikram S., and Poland, Jesse A., National Science Foundation, $70,000, "I/UCRC: Collaborative Research: Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium."

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

Liu, Sanzhen, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, "Transformative Strategy for Controlling Rice Disease in Developing Countries."

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
Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $22,200, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Zukoff, Sarah N., Monsanto Company, $4,080, "Service Order No. 23."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Durrett, Timothy P., US Department of Agriculture, $490,000, "Targeted Engineering of Camelina Seed Biochemistry to Synthesize Valuable Oleochemical Feedstocks."

BIOLOGY
Brown, Susan J., Syngenta Biotechnology, Inc., $1,000, "Bioinformatics Service Agreement."

Brown, Susan J., and Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), US Department of Agriculture, $3,581,366, "Developing an Infrastructure and Product Test Pipeline to Deliver Novel Therapies for Citrus Greening Disease."

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $24,525, "A Multi-Scale Examination of the Distribution and Habitat-Use Patterns of the Regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia) within the Fort Riley Military Reservation."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $9,047, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

Tobler, Michael, Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund, $12,000, "Critically Endangered Species Research: Poecilia sulphuraria and Gambusia eurystoma."

GEOLOGY
Brueseke, Matthew E., National Science Foundation, $173,117, "Collaborative Research: Investigating the Lost Arc: Geological Constraints on ~25 Million Years of Magmatism Along an Arc-transform Junction, Wrangell Volcanic Belt, Alaska."

PHYSICS
Gollapinni, Sowjanya, and Horton-Smith, Glenn A., US Department of Energy, "2015 Intensity Frontier Fellow Program for Sowjanya Gollapinni."

Horton-Smith, Glenn A., and Gollapinni, Sowjanya, US Department of Energy, $33,911, "2015 Intensity Frontier Fellow Program for Sowjanya Gollapinni."

Khalil, Sadia, US Department of Energy, $43,633, "Fermilab Partial Salary Support for Dr. Sadia Khalil to Collaborate on the CMS Experiment."

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Loschky, Lester C., US Department of Defense, $152,244, "A New Measure of the Useful Field of View (UFOV): The Gaze-Contingent Peripheral Blur Detection Task."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Yunk, Dan C., US Department of Education, $27,000, "Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI)."

SPECIAL EDUCATION, COUNSELING, AND STUDENT AFFAIRS
Hughey, Judith K., US Department of Education, $27,020, "Summer Academy for School Counselors 2015."

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, $100,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

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

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Sharda, Ajay,Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Lockheed Martin Corporation, $2,554, "Develop a Plan for Experiments Relating to a Spectral Sensor for Weed Recognition Analysis."

Wang, Donghai, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $25,000, "Evaluation of the Potential of Multi-Seeded Mutants for Bioethanol Production."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Miller, Ruth D., US Department of Energy, $7,500, "Wind Turbine Data Systems Support."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., Multi-Sponsor, $3,600, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $9,999, "A Comparative Study on the Adoption of Thermal Energy Storage or Electrical Energy Stoarage for Nuclear Power Plants."

Bindra, Hitesh, and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Department of Energy, "Fuel Cladding Analysis Tool based on Coupled Neutronics and Thermal-hydraulics."

Roberts, Jeremy A., and Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $8,000, "Fuel Cladding Analysis Tool based on Coupled Neutronics and Thermal-hydraulics."

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $150,000, "Ballistic Strength and Optimal Design of Single and Multi-Layer 3-D Fabrics."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Higgins, Mary L.,Bhadriraju, Subramanyam (Grain Science and Industry), Leslie, John F. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), Reddy, Polamreddy V. (Grain Science and Industry), and Washburn, Shannon G. (Communications), US Agency for International Development, $183,080, "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss."

Koppel, Kadri, and Alavi, Sajid (Grain Science and Industry), The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $31,980, "Use of Grain Sorghum as the Primary Grain Ingredient in Premium Extruded Foods Designed for Cats."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Chang, Kyeong-Ok, US Department of Health and Human Services, $734,295, "Norovirus 3CL Protease-Based Anti-Norovirus Therapeutics."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., PIC USA, $61,178, "Use of Genetically Modified Pigs to Evaluate PRRS Virus Susceptibility."

Van Der Merwe, Deon,Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), and Sharda, Ajay (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Lockheed Martin Corporation, $5,107, "Develop a Plan for Experiments Relating to a Spectral Sensor for Weed Recognition Analysis."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Rice, Trudy M., US Department of Agriculture, $4,962, "NIFA/AMS/RRCD/AMSTA Project for Kansas Community Local Food Initiatives."

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

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Peters, Paula, and Floros, John D. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), University of Missouri, $60,625, "Memorandum of Agreement."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gonzalez, Rosa I.,Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), and Stone, Barbara J., US Department of Justice, "4-H National Mentoring Program Proposal Kansas State University."

Stone, Barbara J.,Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), and Gonzalez, Rosa I., US Department of Justice, $64,905, "4-H National Mentoring Program Proposal Kansas State University."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $70,000, "2014 Consolidated Payment Grant."

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Duncan, Stewart R.,Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, "2015 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, "2015 K-State Soybean Production Schools for Kansas."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Bolton, Debra,Gonzalez, Rosa I. (Four-H Youth Development), and Stone, Barbara J. (Four-H Youth Development), US Department of Justice, "4-H National Mentoring Program Proposal Kansas State University."

Zukoff, Sarah N., Monsanto Company, "Service Order No. 23."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Beardsley, Craig A., and Burton, Kenneth R., US Department of Homeland Security, "Lessons Learned / Food Shield App."

Burton, Kenneth R., and Beardsley, Craig A., US Department of Homeland Security, $20,000, "Lessons Learned / Food Shield App."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

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

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
Bosco, Pat J., and Cortez, Anita R., Kansas State University Foundation, $26,000, "Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars Program."