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Research Awards, March, 2015

 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Featherstone, Allen M., and Ross, Kara, US Agency for International Development, $60,847, "Pulse Value Chain Initiative-Zambia (PVCI-Z)."

Ariyaratne, Chatura,Featherstone, Allen M., O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Taylor, Mykel R., Grains Research and Development Corporation, "Proposed Scope of Work for GRDC Project."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Taylor, Mykel R., Grains Research and Development Corporation, $74,167, "Proposed Scope of Work for GRDC Project."

Featherstone, Allen M., and Tsoodle, Leah J., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $97,802, "Memorandum of Agreement."

Featherstone, Allen M., and Tsoodle, Leah J., Kansas Department of Revenue, $289,782, "Modification of Agreement."

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

Herbel, Kevin L., and Brouk, Micheal J. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Kansas Department of Agriculture, $38,012, "Dairy Farm Profitability Evaluation Program."

Leatherman, John C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $32,018, "Development of Watershed Management Plan for Spring River Watershed and Development of Information for 319 Nonpoint Source Implementation Project in Carthage, Missouri."

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

Schroeder, Ted C.,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, $25,599, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

Schwab, Benjamin B., and Shanoyan, Aleksan, US Department of Agriculture, $107,553, "A Deep-Dive Analysis of the Armenia Water to Market Farmer Training Program."

Shanoyan, Aleksan, and Schwab, Benjamin B., US Department of Agriculture, "A Deep-Dive Analysis of the Armenia Water to Market Farmer Training Program."

Taylor, Mykel R.,Ariyaratne, Chatura, Featherstone, Allen M., and O Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Grains Research and Development Corporation, "Proposed Scope of Work for GRDC Project."

Tonsor, Glynn T., US Department of Agriculture, $56,268, "Using Consumer Tracking Surveys to Understand and Forecast Changes in Consumer Demand for Disaggregated Meat Products."

Tsoodle, Leah J., and Featherstone, Allen M., Kansas Department of Agriculture, "Memorandum of Agreement."

Tsoodle, Leah J., and Featherstone, Allen M., Kansas Department of Revenue, "Modification of Agreement."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W., Multi-Sponsor, $3,000, "Weed Research."

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

Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Stamm, Michael J., Caldbeck Consulting LLC, $2,000, "Intellectual Property Agreement."

Ciampitti, Ignacio, John Deere World Headquarters, $68,736, "Precise Planting, Seed Singulation, Versus Conventional Seeding for Wheat."

Cramer, Gary L., Cotton, Inc., $5,000, "Cotton Response to Planting Method, Planting Date, Cultivar, and Fertilizer Application."

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

Jugulam, Mithila,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Thompson, Curtis R., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $30,000, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance."

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, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

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, $104,873, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Jugulam, Mithila, and Thompson, Curtis R., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance."

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

Presley, DeAnn R.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Rice, Charles W.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Stamm, Michael J., and Ciampitti, Ignacio, Caldbeck Consulting LLC, "Intellectual Property Agreement."

Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $300,740, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi-Sponsor, $33,500, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Jugulam, Mithila, and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance."

Tomlinson, Peter J.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi, and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Brouk, Micheal J., and Herbel, Kevin L. (Agricultural Economics), Kansas Department of Agriculture, $47,988, "Dairy Farm Profitability Evaluation Program."

Burnett, Derris D.,Davis, Duane L., Gonzalez, John M., and Woodworth, Jason, GBH 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, GBH 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, Micronutrients, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship."

Drouillard, James S., and Gonzalez, John M., Kyushu University, $6,071, "Academic Student Exchange."

Gonzalez, John M.,Burnett, Derris D., Davis, Duane L., and Woodworth, Jason, GBH Labs, LLC, $13,800, "Exploring the Molecular Mechanisms of a Commercial Plasma Product on Fetal Growth and Postnatal Development."

Gonzalez, John M., and Drouillard, James S., Kyushu University, "Academic Student Exchange."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship."

Woodworth, Jason,Burnett, Derris D., Davis, Duane L., and Gonzalez, John M., GBH 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., Micronutrients, $30,000, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship."

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."

McCornack, Brian P., and Barnhart, Richard K. (Salina Aviation), CRC Plant Biosecurity, $552,395, "Optimizing Surveillance Protocols Using Unmanned Aerial Systems."

Michaud, John P., National Sunflower Association, $10,000, "Efficacy and Economics of Insecticide Seed Treatments for Management of Wireworms and Seed Corn Maggots in Sunflowers."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $23,500, "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."

Ruberson, John R., US Department of Agriculture, $1,100, "Acquisition of Goods and Services #58-5430-4-010."

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
Aldrich, Greg, and Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., $5,800, "The Impact of Rendered Protein Meal Level of Oxidation on Shelf Life and Acceptability in Extruded Pet Foods: Determining Sensory Limites for Oxidation Values."

Jones, Cassandra K., Dyadic International, Inc., $3,000, "Evaluating the Effects of Pelleting Temperature on Enzyme Stability."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Bremer, Dale J., Kansas Turfgrass Foundation, $4,000, "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphsis on Drought."

Bremer, Dale J., Kansas Turfgrass Foundation, $9,000, "Nitrous Oxide Emission and Carbon Sequestration in Turfgrass: Effects of Irrigation and N Fertilization (Match for Proposal # 28575)."

Bremer, Dale J.,Fry, Jack D., Hoyle, Jared, Keeley, Steven J., Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Golf Association, Inc., $60,000, "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

Bremer, Dale J., and Fry, Jack D., US Golf Association, Inc., $25,000, "Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Turfgrass: Effects of Irrigationand N Fertilization."

Fry, Jack D., and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), US Golf Association, Inc., $7,482, "Development of Fine-Textured, Large Patch-Resistant Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Enhanced Cold Hardiness for the Transition Zone."

Fry, Jack D.,Bremer, Dale J., Hoyle, Jared, Keeley, Steven J., Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Golf Association, Inc., "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

Fry, Jack D., and Bremer, Dale J., US Golf Association, Inc., "Nitrous Oxide Emissions and Carbon Sequestration in Turfgrass: Effects of Irrigationand N Fertilization."

Hoyle, Jared,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., Keeley, Steven J., Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Golf Association, Inc., "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

Keeley, Steven J.,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., Hoyle, Jared, Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Golf Association, Inc., "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $1,515,121, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

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, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

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 BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER
DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $73,902, "A Predictive Model to Increase Adoption of IPM of a Mite-Virus Disease Complex in Wheat."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W., US Department of Agriculture, $40,960, "Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Kansas."

DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $45,154, "Development and Deployment of Prediction Models for Fusarium Head Blight."

Friebe, Bernd, and Gill, Bikram S., US Department of Agriculture, $19,527, "New Sources of Resistance to FHB and DON."

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Commission, $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC."

Gill, Bikram S., and Rawat, Nidhi, US Department of Agriculture, $63,168, "Alien Chromosome Engineering and the Deployment of Novel Source of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat."

Gill, Bikram S., and Friebe, Bernd, US Department of Agriculture, "New Sources of Resistance to FHB and DON."

Kennelly, Megan, and Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Golf Association, Inc., $7,482, "Development of Fine-Textured, Large Patch-Resistant Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Enhanced Cold Hardiness for the Transition Zone."

Kennelly, Megan,Bremer, Dale J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Keeley, Steven J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Golf Association, Inc., "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

Leslie, John F., and Toomajian, Christopher, US Department of Agriculture, $48,469, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, $79,999, "Improving Barley and Wheat Germplasm for Changing Environments."

Toomajian, Christopher, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $4,430, "Targeting Host Defense Mechanism for Enhancing FHB Resistance in Wheat."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Multi-Sponsor, $32,500, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

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, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN

ARCHITECTURE
Knox, Matthew A., Johnson County Kansas, $28,500, "Sunset Drive Office Building Pavilion."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Kanost, Michael R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $350,548, "Proteinase Systems in Insect Hemolymph."

Zolkiewska, Anna, US Department of Health and Human Services, $311,250, "ADAM12 in Breast Tumor Initiating Cells."

BIOLOGY
Asano, Katsura, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $2,300, "The Structure and Interaction of eIF5-mimic Protein (5MP)."

Gido, Keith B., National Science Foundation, $282,080, "Collaborative Research: Shifting Hotspots: How do Consumer Aggregations interact to influence Resource Heterogeneity and Fluxes in Streams?."

Lee, Stella Yu-Chien, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $5,000, "Crystal Structure of Lysosomal Luminal Protein CLN5."

Yang, Zhilong, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $2,500, "Identify Selectively Synthesized Proteins in Vaccinia Virus Infected Cells During the Virus-induced Host Shutoff."

CHEMISTRY
Li, Ping, University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $2,000, "Crystallization Efforts of Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) Synthases."

GEOGRAPHY
McLauchlan, Kendra K., National Science Foundation, $124,659, "RCN: The Novus Project for Integrating Paleo- and Neo-ecosystem Ecology."

MATHEMATICS
Auckly, David R., US Department of Defense, $25,000, "The Navajo Nations Math Circles Project."

PHYSICS
Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, US Department of Energy, $2,500,000, "Structure and Dynamics of Atoms. Ions, Molecules, and Surfaces."

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

Esry, Brett D., US Department of Defense, $20,000, "Ultracold Polar Molecules: New Phases of Matter for Quantum Information and Quantum Control."

Sorensen, Christopher M., and Chakrabarti, Amitabha, National Science Foundation, $114,156, "Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Light Scattering from Irregularly Shaped Particles."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Middendorf, Gerad D.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $38,068, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Roper, Donna C., Trileaf Corporation, $838, "Archaeological Re-examination of Trileaf Cell Towers Project."

STATISTICS
Bello, Nora M.,Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, $34,067, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Herrera, Socorro G., and Mercer, Debbie K., Ministry of Education, Ecuador, "Go Teacher Program."

Mercer, Debbie K., and Herrera, Socorro G., Ministry of Education, Ecuador, $275,500, "Go Teacher Program."

Shuman, Cindy, US Department of Health and Human Services, $60,000, "Building Integrated Pathways to Independence for Diverse Biomedical Researchers (Project Pathways) - Evaluation."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Jones, Taylor S., US Department of Transportation, $381,657, "Active Suspension Control and Positioning - A Stewart Platform."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Ebert, Kerri L., and Hadley, Gregg L. (Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2015 PDP."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, "Acquisition of Goods and Services."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials."

CENTER FOR HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH
Leven, Blase A., US Department of Defense, $18,000, "Evaluations for Airburst Non-lethal Weapon System Program."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Hohn, Keith L., INVISTA, $94,171, "Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2,3-butanediol to 1,3-butadiene."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Peterman, Robert J., Kansas Department of Transportation, $84,464, "Comparison of NU Girders and K-Girders for Use in Kansas Pretensioned Concrete Bridges."

Peterman, Robert J.,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Riding, Kyle, and Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $157,590, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials."

Riding, Kyle,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Peterman, Robert J., and Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Transportation, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
DeLoach, Scott A., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, $203,313, "Understanding and Quantifying the Impact of Moving Target Defenses on Computer Networks."

Hatcliff, John M.,Ranganath, Venkatesh, and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, $80,000, "FDA SIR: Compositional Approaches to Safety and Risk Management for Medical Application Platforms."

Hsu, William H., US Department of Energy, $80,000, "Capacity-Oriented Relational Information Extraction form Public Domain Text Sources."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), and DeLoach, Scott A., US Department of Defense, "Understanding and Quantifying the Impact of Moving Target Defenses on Computer Networks."

Ranganath, Venkatesh,Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, "FDA SIR: Compositional Approaches to Safety and Risk Management for Medical Application Platforms."

Robby, -,Hatcliff, John M., and Ranganath, Venkatesh, National Science Foundation, "FDA SIR: Compositional Approaches to Safety and Risk Management for Medical Application Platforms."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Miller, Ruth D., and White, Warren J. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $4,000, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2016."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Wu, Chih-Hang,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Peterman, Robert J. (Civil Engineering), and Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $78,795, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Carter, David A., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants - 2014 (P2)."

Goode, Barbara L., US Environmental Protection Agency, $4,618, "Environmental Sustainability for the Salina, Kansas Community Level II."

Larson, Nancy J., and Carter, David A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $74,548, "Kansas Pollution Prevention Grants - 2014 (P2)."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Beck, B. Terry,Peterman, Robert J. (Civil Engineering), Riding, Kyle (Civil Engineering), and Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $78,795, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials."

Geuther, Jeffrey A.,McGregor, Douglas S., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

McGregor, Douglas S.,Geuther, Jeffrey A., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $39,140, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

Roberts, Jeremy A.,Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

Ugorowski, Philip B.,Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Department of Energy, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

White, Warren J., and Miller, Ruth D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $4,000, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2016."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Koppel, Kadri, and Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), Fats and Proteins Research Foundation, Inc., $23,200, "The Impact of Rendered Protein Meal Level of Oxidation on Shelf Life and Acceptability in Extruded Pet Foods: Determining Sensory Limites for Oxidation Values."

Rosenkranz, Richard R., and Dzewaltowski, David A. (Kinesiology), US Department of Agriculture, $17,398, "Dissemination of the Evidence-Based SWITCH Program for Childhood Obesity Prevention."

KINESIOLOGY
Dzewaltowski, David A., and Rosenkranz, Richard R. (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $40,596, "Dissemination of the Evidence-Based SWITCH Program for Childhood Obesity Prevention."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Larson, Robert L.,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), and White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, $68,232, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

White, Bradley J.,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Larson, Robert L., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Anderson, Gary A., Nebraska, State of, $2,000, "Rabies Testing for the State of Nebraska."

Cernicchiaro, Natalia,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

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), Micronutrients, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship."

Dryden, Michael W., Merial, Inc., $69,467, "Twenty-Four hour Efficacy of FRONTLINE(R) Plus for Cats against the Merial-Tampa Isolate of Ctenocephalides Felis Flea Infestations on Cats on Days 1, 7, 14, 21 and 28."

Fang, Ying, and Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Elanco Animal Health, $150,000, "Generation of Diagnostic Reagents for Differentiation of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Vaccine Strains and Porcine Circovirus."

Renter, David G.,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, $361,569, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

Sanderson, Michael W.,Bello, Nora M. (Statistics), Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Renter, David G., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, "Risk Management Strategies to Reduce the Impacts of Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Commercial Feeder Cattle."

Van Der Merwe, Deon,Bremer, Dale J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Keeley, Steven J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), US Golf Association, Inc., "Evaluating Small Unmanned Aerial Systems for Detecting Turfgrass Stress with an Emphasis on Drought."

Vanlandingham, Dana L., and Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), US Department of Agriculture, "US-UK Collaborative Control of Emerging Bunyaviruses."

Zhang, Weiping, US Department of Health and Human Services, $225,000, "A Subunit Vaccine for Enterotoxigenic E. coli Associated Traveler's Diarrhea."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Anderson, Gary A., and Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Elanco Animal Health, "Generation of Diagnostic Reagents for Differentiation of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus Vaccine Strains and Porcine Circovirus."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B., Friends of the Sunset Zoo, $2,000, "Sunset Zoo Internship Program."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., and Ebert, Kerri L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2015 PDP."

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

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
O Brien, Daniel M.,Ariyaratne, Chatura (Agricultural Economics), Featherstone, Allen M. (Agricultural Economics), and Taylor, Mykel R. (Agricultural Economics), Grains Research and Development Corporation, $3,904, "Proposed Scope of Work for GRDC Project."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $24,744, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

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, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute."

Waggoner, Justin,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Swamy, Aavudai Anandhi (Agronomy), and Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $24,744, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

BEACH ART MUSEUM
Schlageck, Kathrine W., Caroline Peine Charitable Foundation, $10,000, "Beach Museum of Art/USD 383 Visual Thinking Strategies Pilot Project."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Hartman, Eric M., Luce, Henry, Foundation, Inc., $35,830, "globalsl.org."

Kliewer, Brandon W., and Priest, Kerry, Association of Leadership Educators, $1,500, "The Power of Partnerships: Exploring Deliberative Civic Engagement Strategies for Community Change and Leadership Identity Development."

Priest, Kerry, and Kliewer, Brandon W., Association of Leadership Educators, "The Power of Partnerships: Exploring Deliberative Civic Engagement Strategies for Community Change and Leadership Identity Development."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA AVIATION
Barnhart, Richard K., and McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), CRC Plant Biosecurity, $68,274, "Optimizing Surveillance Protocols Using Unmanned Aerial Systems."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen, and Vanlandingham, Dana L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, $499,995, "US-UK Collaborative Control of Emerging Bunyaviruses."

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A., US Department of Homeland Security, $155,841, "IPA for Dr. Marty Vanier to DHS Science and Technology Directorate."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Mitchell, Rose M., US Army, $29,500, "Child Development Center Quality Improvement Plan."