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Research Awards, September 2015

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Bergtold, Jason S., and Stamm, Michael J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $79,688, "Oilseed to Jet-Fuel Economics, Outreach, and Extension." 

Golden, Bill B., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On- Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Leatherman, John C., and Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Environmental Protection Agency, $135,057, "NPS Management Plan Technical Assistance SPF16." 

Pendell, Dustin L., US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Economic Analyses of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Modeling." 

Pendell, Dustin L., US Department of Agriculture, $42,331, "Economic Impact of Bovine Respiratory Disease in US Beef Cattle Feedlots Modeling Application and Review." 

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS

Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $8,160, "AHY Multi Sponsor Research 36." 

Perumal, Ramasamy, and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $43,750, "Development of a Sorghum Doubled Haploid Breeding System." 

Zhang, Guorong, Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Miller, Rebecca (Grain Science and Industry), and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), General Mills, Inc., $41,626, "Applied Genomics for Functional Foods in Wheat: Connecting Wheat Variety Development with Targeted, Novel Consumer Quality." 

AGRONOMY Ciampitti, Ignacio, Presley, DeAnn R., and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,196, "Cover Crop Effects on Soybean Yield." 

Ciampitti, Ignacio, PrecisionHawk USA, Inc., $162,799, "Advancing an End-to-End Solution for Agricultural Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems and Remote Sensing." 

Cramer, Gary L., Dow AgroSciences, LLC, $7,200, "2015 Cotton Yield Trial." 

Cramer, Gary L., Fritz, Allan K., and Lollato, Romulo P., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "Keeping up with Breeding: Improved Management Recommendations at Time of Wheat Variety Release." 

Fritz, Allan K., Miller, Rebecca (Grain Science and Industry), Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), General Mills, Inc., $41,626, "Applied Genomics for Functional Foods in Wheat: Connecting Wheat Variety Development with Targeted, Novel Consumer Quality." 

Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $50,000, "Germplasm Develoopment using Wild Relatives of Wheat." 

Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $45,000, "Implementation of Advanced Breeding Technologies." 

Fritz, Allan K., Cramer, Gary L., and Lollato, Romulo P., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "Keeping up with Breeding: Improved Management Recommendations at Time of Wheat Variety Release." 

Fritz, Allan K., US Department of Agriculture, $24,295, "Multiple Rust-Resistant Wheat - Kansas State University." 

Lollato, Romulo P., Cramer, Gary L., and Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $9,000, "Keeping up with Breeding: Improved Management Recommendations at Time of Wheat Variety Release." 

Peterson, Dallas E., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Thompson, Curtis R., Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $1,250, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $33,500, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $3,500, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $10,500, "Fluid Fertilizer Foundation." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $196,263, "Develop High-Throughout Markers for Genetic Improvement of Wheat for Multiple Traits." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $263,185, "Tolerance to Environmental Stress in Wheat." 

Presley, DeAnn R., Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,196, "Cover Crop Effects on Soybean Yield." 

Stamm, Michael J., Monsanto Company, $3,000, "Material Transfer Agreement - National Winter Canola Variety Trials." 

Stamm, Michael J., and Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $26,563, "Oilseed to Jet-Fuel Economics, Outreach, and Extension." 

Tesso, Tesfaye, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), US Department of Agriculture, $81,250, "Development of a Sorghum Doubled Haploid Breeding System." 

Thompson, Curtis R., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E., Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. 

(Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Gragg, Sara E., Phebus, Randall K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., $11,731, "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces." 

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., and Bradford, Barry J., Zinpro Corporation, $10,792, "Effects of Zinc Amino Acid Complex on Mammory Epithelium and Dairy Food Chemistry." 

Bradford, Barry J., and Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Zinpro Corporation, $32,375, "Effects of Zinc Amino Acid Complex on Mammory Epithelium and Dairy Food Chemistry." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Effect of Monsodium Glutamate on Nursery Pig Performance." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, BASF Corporation, "Efficacy of New BASF Phytase in Swine." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Biomin USA, Inc., "Phytogenic Feed Additives on the Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing-Finishing Pigs." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Effect of Monsodium Glutamate on Nursery Pig Performance." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, BASF Corporation, "Efficacy of New BASF Phytase in Swine." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Biomin USA, Inc., "Phytogenic Feed Additives on the Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing-Finishing Pigs." 

Gragg, Sara E., Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Phebus, Randall K., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., $11,731, "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces." 

Phebus, Randall K., Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Gragg, Sara E., and Schmidt, Karen A., Dairy Management, Inc., $11,731, "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., $11,731, "Use of Nano-scale Aqueous Oxone to Remove Biofilms from Selected Dairy Product Contact Surfaces." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $60,000, "Effect of Monsodium Glutamate on Nursery Pig Performance." 

Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, $60,000, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellwoship." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, BASF Corporation, "Efficacy of New BASF Phytase in Swine." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Biomin USA, Inc., $40,000, "Phytogenic Feed Additives on the Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing-Finishing Pigs." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Effect of Monsodium Glutamate on Nursery Pig Performance." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., BASF Corporation, $99,300, "Efficacy of New BASF Phytase in Swine." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Biomin USA, Inc., "Phytogenic Feed Additives on the Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing-Finishing Pigs." 

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $73,632, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

ENTOMOLOGY

Cloyd, Raymond A., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy, Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P., Miller, Frannie L., Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Johnson, Wendy, Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A., DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P., Miller, Frannie L., Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

McCornack, Brian P., and Zolnerowich, Gregory, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $2,500, "Pollinator Responses to Rangeland Management Practices in the Flint Hills Ecoregion." 

McCornack, Brian P., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A., DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy, Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Miller, Frannie L., Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Miller, Frannie L., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A., DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy, Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P., Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $33,360, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Ruberson, John R., Multi-Sponsor, $24,700, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26." 

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A., DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy, Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P., Miller, Frannie L., Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Zolnerowich, Gregory, and McCornack, Brian P., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $2,500, "Pollinator Responses to Rangeland Management Practices in the Flint Hills Ecoregion." 

Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, $13,671, "Genomics and Metagenomics of Antimicrobial-resistance in the Poultry Production Ecosystem." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Aldrich, Greg, Renew Biomass, $119,985, "Evaluation of Miscanthus as a Source of Fiber in Dog and Cat Diets." 

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, US Department of Agriculture, $42,391, "Pakistan Phytosanitary Risk Management Short-Course: Khapra Beetle." 

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, $16,860, "Cochran Program on Grain Management for Feed and Milling." 

Huss, Anne R., and Jones, Cassandra K., Metabolic Technologies Inc., "Preliminary Evaluation of a Chemical Additive to Mitigate Salmonella in Kibble." 

Jones, Cassandra K., and Huss, Anne R., Metabolic Technologies Inc., $11,250, "Preliminary Evaluation of a Chemical Additive to Mitigate Salmonella in Kibble." 

Jones, Cassandra K., and Stark, Charles, Micro-Lite LLC, $9,000, "Evaluating the Effects Magnesium-Mica on Pellet Quality and Aflatoxin Concentration in Animal Feeds." 

Miller, Rebecca, Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), General Mills, Inc., $41,626, "Applied Genomics for Functional Foods in Wheat: Connecting Wheat Variety Development with Targeted, Novel Consumer Quality." 

O'Neil III, Howard J., and Campabadal Teran, Carlos, US Department of Agriculture, $16,860, "Cochran Program on Grain Management for Feed and Milling." 

Smith, Gordon L., Kansas State University Foundation, $95,000, "Grain Science and Industry Buhler Instructor of Milling." 

Stark, Charles, and Jones, Cassandra K., Micro-Lite LLC, $9,000, "Evaluating the Effects Magnesium-Mica on Pellet Quality and Aflatoxin Concentration in Animal Feeds." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Boyer, Cheryl R., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared, Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Hoyle, Jared, Boyer, Cheryl R., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S., Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Miller, Chad T., and Williams, Kimberly A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $3,500, "Understanding and Abating Intumescence Development in Cuphea spp.." 

Park, Sunghun, Kansas Corn Commission, $35,930, "A Genetic Engineering Strategy to Develop Heat, Drought, and Cold Tolerant Kansas Corn." 

Sharp, Ryan L., and Skibins, Jeffrey, US Department of the Interior, $18,886, "Monitoring Horseback Ridership in Ozark National Scenic Riverways." 

Skibins, Jeffrey, and Sharp, Ryan L., US Department of the Interior, $18,886, "Monitoring Horseback Ridership in Ozark National Scenic Riverways." 

Upham, Ward S., Boyer, Cheryl R., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared, Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Williams, Kimberly A., and Miller, Chad T., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $3,500, "Understanding and Abating Intumescence Development in Cuphea spp.." 

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS

Lilja, Nina K., Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

Lilja, Nina K., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST

Devlin, Daniel L., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $202,273, "KS WRAPS: Little Arkansas River Watershed - Implementation." 

Devlin, Daniel L., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $5,596, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Devlin, Daniel L., US Department of Agriculture, $449,508, "Water Management to Sustain the Economic Activity from the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains - KSU." 

Devlin, Daniel L., and Leatherman, John C. (Agricultural Economics), US Environmental Protection Agency, $23,834, "NPS Management Plan Technical Assistance SPF16." 

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Lamm, Freddie R., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Bockus, William W., US Department of Agriculture, $104,300, "Improvement of Hard Winter Wheat for FHB Resistance." 

DeWolf, Erick D., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan, McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $190,062, "Wheat Rust Resistance Research." 

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $9,090, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC." 

Kennelly, Megan, Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D., Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $22,240, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

Leslie, John F., Multi-Sponsor, $8,000, "APP Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Poland, Jesse A., Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Miller, Rebecca (Grain Science and Industry), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), General Mills, Inc., $83,252, "Applied Genomics for Functional Foods in Wheat: Connecting Wheat Variety Development with Targeted, Novel Consumer Quality." 

Poland, Jesse A., Monsanto Company, $38,977, "Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug International Scholars Program (Mr. Jared I. Crain's PhD Study)." 

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $535,223, "Great Plains Plant Diagnostic Network." 

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $45,000, "Plant Diagnostics Information System, Cornell University." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Kisekka, Isaya, Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY

Chen, Jianhan, US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,000, "Modulation of p53 Structure and Function by Cancer-Associated Mutations." 

Zolkiewski, Michal, and Ganta, Roman Reddy R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $14,400, "Molecular Chaperones of Ehrlichia Chaffeensis." 

BIOLOGY

Brown, Susan J., Lillich, James D. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Silver, Kristopher S. (Anatomy and Physiology), Morris Animal Foundation, $16,274, "Filling in the Gaps of the Canine Genome." 

Chapes, Stephen K., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $24,095, "Impact of Spaceflight on Primary and Secondary Antibody Responses." 

Dodds, Walter K., National Science Foundation, $371,669, "Collaborative Research" Hierarchical Functioning of River Macrosystems in Temperate Steppes-from Continental to Hydrogeomorphic Patch Scales." 

Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $23,760, "Assess Geomorphological Condition of Tallgrass Prairie NP Upland Prairie Stream Reaches." 

Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $22,770, "Determine Implications of Nonnative Stock Pond Fish at TAPR on Native Stream Communities." 

Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $24,750, "Management Plan for the Federally Endanger Topeka Shiner (Notropis topek) within Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve." 

Jumpponen, Ari M., National Science Foundation, $244,210, "Collaborative Research: Parsing the Effects of Host Specificity and Geography on Plant-Fungal Symbioses Under Climate Change." 

CHEMISTRY

Culbertson, Christopher T., National Science Foundation, $60,000, "Microanalytical Methods for Investigation of the Inflammatory Response." 

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Paul, Gregory, Kettering Foundation, $40,000, "Study of the Relationship Between Citizens and Government." 

ECONOMICS

Gayle, Philip G., Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Pahwa, Anil (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $7,000, "CPS: Synergy: Architecture for Future Distribution Systems Including Active Consumers with Rooftop Solar Generation." 

GEOGRAPHY

Goodin, Douglas G., National Science Foundation, $25,244, "CNH: The Coupled Dynamics of Human, Wildlife, and Climate Interactions in Botawana: Impacts on Water Quality and Environmental Health in a Water Scarce Environment." 

MATHEMATICS

Albin, Nathan, Poggi-Corradini, Pietro, and Scoglio, Caterina M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $171,553, "p-Modulus on Networks with Applications to the Study of Epidemics." 

Bennett, Andrew G., Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), and Rumsey, Chepina W. (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instruction through Lesson Study (MILes) Year 3." 

Poggi-Corradini, Pietro, Albin, Nathan, and Scoglio, Caterina M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $166,507, "p-Modulus on Networks with Applications to the Study of Epidemics." 

PHYSICS

Lin, Chii-Dong, US Department of Defense, $80,000, "Isolated Soft-X-ray Attosecond Pulse Generation Using Synthesized Strong-Field Infrared Pulses." 

Thumm, Uwe, National Science Foundation, $65,000, "Attosecond Time-resolved Quantum Dynamics in Atoms and Surfaces." 

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS

Muturi, Nancy W., and Kidd, Tandalayo (Human Nutrition), US Department of Agriculture, $100,000, "Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity Among 6th-8th Grade Youth in Low-Income Racial/Ethnic Communities." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), Martinie, Sherri, and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instruction through Lesson Study (MILes) Year 3." 

Martinie, Sherri, Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Rumsey, Chepina W., US Department of Education, "Improving Mathematics Instruction through Lesson Study (MILes) Year 3." 

Rumsey, Chepina W., Allen, David B., Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri, US Department of Education, $44,732, "Improving Mathematics Instruction through Lesson Study (MILes) Year 3." 

DEAN OF EDUCATION

Rumsey, Chepina W., Allen, David B. (Curriculum and Instruction), Bennett, Andrew G. (Mathematics), and Martinie, Sherri (Curriculum and Instruction), US Department of Education, $44,732, "Improving Mathematics Instruction through Lesson Study (MILes) Year 3." 

Thurston, Linda P., National Science Foundation, $5,328, "Evaluating Broadening Participation in Computing Alliances (BPC) Program." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE

Yunk, Raphael A., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Barnes, Philip L., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H., and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Harner III, Joseph P., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Field Measurements of Interactions between Stored Grain Aeration and Pack Factors." 

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $30,085, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM." 

Rogers, Danny H., Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Barnes, Philip L., Bolton, Debra (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Agency for International Development, $13,990, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Slocombe, John W., US Department of Agriculture, $189,000, "Kansas AgrAbility Project." 

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $100,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials." 

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Edgar, James H., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Edgar, James H., National Science Foundation, $297,321, "Hexagonal Boron Nitride Crystal Growth from Solution: A Study of Fundamentals." 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Stokes, Robert W., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DeLoach, Scott A., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

DeLoach, Scott A., Das, Sanjoy (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Gayle, Philip G. (Economics), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Pahwa, Anil (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $161,000, "CPS: Synergy: Architecture for Future Distribution Systems Including Active Consumers with Rooftop Solar Generation." 

DEAN OF ENGINEERING

Clark, Gary A., Dawson, Darren M., DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Dawson, Darren M., Clark, Gary A., DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $350,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Das, Sanjoy, DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Gayle, Philip G. (Economics), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Pahwa, Anil, National Science Foundation, $154,000, "CPS: Synergy: Architecture for Future Distribution Systems Including Active Consumers with Rooftop Solar Generation." 

Gruenbacher, Don M., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Das, Sanjoy, DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Gayle, Philip G. (Economics), and Pahwa, Anil, National Science Foundation, $154,000, "CPS: Synergy: Architecture for Future Distribution Systems Including Active Consumers with Rooftop Solar Generation." 

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Prakash, Punit, Thompson, David C., and Warren, Steven, National Science Foundation, $91,991, "UNS: GARDE: Research to Quantify the Health and Development of Children with Disabilities Around the Clock." 

Pahwa, Anil, Das, Sanjoy, DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Gayle, Philip G. (Economics), and Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, National Science Foundation, $224,000, "CPS: Synergy: Architecture for Future Distribution Systems Including Active Consumers with Rooftop Solar Generation." 

Prakash, Punit, Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Thompson, David C., and Warren, Steven, National Science Foundation, $91,991, "UNS: GARDE: Research to Quantify the Health and Development of Children with Disabilities Around the Clock." 

Scoglio, Caterina M., Albin, Nathan (Mathematics), and Poggi-Corradini, Pietro (Mathematics), National Science Foundation, $166,507, "p-Modulus on Networks with Applications to the Study of Epidemics." 

Scoglio, Caterina M., US Department of Agriculture, $65,000, "Modeling Japanese Encephalitits in US using Interconnected Networks." 

Thompson, David C., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Prakash, Punit, and Warren, Steven, National Science Foundation, $91,991, "UNS: GARDE: Research to Quantify the Health and Development of Children with Disabilities Around the Clock." 

Warren, Steven, Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Prakash, Punit, and Thompson, David C., National Science Foundation, $123,988, "UNS: GARDE: Research to Quantify the Health and Development of Children with Disabilities Around the Clock." 

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION

Schulz, Noel N., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Kramer, Bradley A., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Lei, Shuting, National Science Foundation, $299,159, "High Performance Machining of Brittle Materials by Controlled Crack Propagation." 

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., Multi-Sponsor, $4,800, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products." 

Jones, Byron W., US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,999, "Induced Contaminant Transport from Aisle Movement in a Commercial Airliner." 

Jones, Byron W., US Department of Health and Human Services, $25,000, "The Effect of Off-design Flow Conditions in Aircraft Cabins." 

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

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Larson, Nancy J., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $229,181, "Small Business Environmental Assistance Program 2016." 

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Bindra, Hitesh, Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $159,840, "A Transient Reactor Physics Experiment with High-Fidelity, 3-D Flux Measurements for Validation and Verification." 

Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $2,250, "Nuclear Energy Senior Design Projects." 

Bindra, Hitesh, Dunn, William L., and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $65,924, "Kansas State University Nuclear Energy Scholarship Program." 

Dunn, William L., Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computing and Information Sciences), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)." 

Dunn, William L., Bindra, Hitesh, and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $67,922, "Kansas State University Nuclear Energy Scholarship Program." 

Geuther, Jeffrey A., Bindra, Hitesh, McGregor, Douglas S., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $159,840, "A Transient Reactor Physics Experiment with High-Fidelity, 3-D Flux Measurements for Validation and Verification." 

Geuther, Jeffrey A., US Department of Energy, $1,495,945, "Control Panel Modernization at the KSU Triga Reactor Facillity." 

Hosni, Mohammad H., US Department of Defense, $10,000, "2015 University Engineering Alliance Summit." 

McGregor, Douglas S., Bindra, Hitesh, Geuther, Jeffrey A., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $159,840, "A Transient Reactor Physics Experiment with High-Fidelity, 3-D Flux Measurements for Validation and Verification." 

Roberts, Jeremy A., Bindra, Hitesh, Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $159,840, "A Transient Reactor Physics Experiment with High-Fidelity, 3-D Flux Measurements for Validation and Verification." 

Roberts, Jeremy A., Bindra, Hitesh, and Dunn, William L., US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, $65,924, "Kansas State University Nuclear Energy Scholarship Program." 

Ugorowski, Philip B., Bindra, Hitesh, Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Department of Energy, $159,840, "A Transient Reactor Physics Experiment with High-Fidelity, 3-D Flux Measurements for Validation and Verification." 

NATIONAL GAS MACHINERY LABORATORY

Jones, Byron W., Pipeline Research Council International, Inc., $50,146, "Evaluation of a Low Cost Engine Balance System." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS

Hanson, Jennifer, and VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Army/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support." 

Jang, Jichul, Kwon, Junehee, and VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Defense, "Navy/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support." 

HUMAN NUTRITION

Kidd, Tandalayo, and Muturi, Nancy W. (School of Journalism and Mass Communications), US Department of Agriculture, $400,000, "Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) Model in Preventing Overweight and Obesity Among 6th-8th Grade Youth in Low- Income Racial/Ethnic Communities." 

Vardiman, John P., US Department of Defense, $76,620, "Establishing Optimal Training Intervals for the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program (MCMAP) for Improvement in Physical Performance and Warrior Mindset." 

Wang, Weiqun, US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "Determining the Bioavailability of Sorghum Phenolic Compounds." 

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES

Anderson, Jared R., Durtschi, Jared A., Stith, Sandra M., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, $357,197, "KSU-USAF 2015 FAP Research Project." 

Durtschi, Jared A., Anderson, Jared R., Stith, Sandra M., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, $357,197, "KSU-USAF 2015 FAP Research Project." 

Stith, Sandra M., Anderson, Jared R., Durtschi, Jared A., and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Agriculture, $714,394, "KSU-USAF 2015 FAP Research Project." 

Vennum, Amber V., Anderson, Jared R., Durtschi, Jared A., and Stith, Sandra M., US Department of Agriculture, $357,197, "KSU-USAF 2015 FAP Research Project." 

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $1,636,364, "Air Force/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support." 

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., and Hanson, Jennifer (Hospitality Management and Dietetics), US Department of Agriculture, $500,000, "Army/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support." 

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $406,700, "Children, Youth, and Families At-Risk 4-H Military Partnership Project." 

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., Jang, Jichul (Hospitality Management and Dietetics), and Kwon, Junehee, US Department of Defense, $1,165,862, "Navy/4-H Military Partnership and Outreach and Support." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Gehring, Ronette, and Riviere, Jim, US Department of Agriculture, $198,000, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)." 

Kenney, Michael J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $294,298, "Sympathetic Neural Regulation and Aging: Medullary Mechanisms and Strategies." 

Lillich, James D., Brown, Susan J. (Biology), and Silver, Kristopher S., Morris Animal Foundation, $16,274, "Filling in the Gaps of the Canine Genome." 

Riviere, Jim, and Gehring, Ronette, US Department of Agriculture, $198,000, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)." 

Shi, Jishu N., US Department of Agriculture, $124,385, "Characterization of Mammalian Inflammatory and Innate Immune Responses to Culicoides Somerensis Cellular Lipids and Evaluate use of Adjuvants." 

Silver, Kristopher S., Brown, Susan J. (Biology), and Lillich, James D., Morris Animal Foundation, $16,767, "Filling in the Gaps of the Canine Genome." 

CLINICAL SCIENCES

Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), and Wouda, Raelene, MediVet America, $1,719, "Use of an Autologous Tumor Vaccine (K9-ACV, Medivet Biologics) in the Treatment of Dogs with Naturally-occurring Tumors: An Extended Pilot Study." 

White, Bradley J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $124,132, "Exposure Heterogeneity and Environmental Transmission Dynamics of Escherichia coli: Linking Mechanisms and Patterns." 

Wouda, Raelene, Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, and Hocker, Samuel E. (Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital), MediVet America, $13,750, "Use of an Autologous Tumor Vaccine (K9-ACV, Medivet Biologics) in the Treatment of Dogs with Naturally-occurring Tumors: An Extended Pilot Study." 

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), Ajinomoto Heartland LLC, "Effect of Monsodium Glutamate on Nursery Pig Performance." 

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), BASF Corporation, "Efficacy of New BASF 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), Biomin USA, Inc., "Phytogenic Feed Additives on the Growth Performance and Carcass Characteristics of Growing-Finishing Pigs." 

Fang, Ying, and Hause, Benjamin M. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), National Pork Board, $3,454, "Determination of the PRRSV Miner Glycoproteins Contribution to Antigenicity and Protection." 

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., and Zolkiewski, Michal (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $9,600, "Molecular Chaperones of Ehrlichia Chaffeensis." 

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $31,033, "Exposure Heterogeneity and Environmental Transmission Dynamics of Escherichia coli: Linking Mechanisms and Patterns." 

Renter, David G., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Sanderson, Michael W., and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $15,516, "Exposure Heterogeneity and Environmental Transmission Dynamics of Escherichia coli: Linking Mechanisms and Patterns." 

Sanderson, Michael W., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Renter, David G., and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $139,648, "Exposure Heterogeneity and Environmental Transmission Dynamics of Escherichia coli: Linking Mechanisms and Patterns." 

Vanlandingham, Dana L., Cerus Corporation, $135,000, "Inactivation of Chikungunya Virus in Platelet Concentrates in 100% Plasma." 

Vanlandingham, Dana L., Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), and Webster, John E. (Biosecurity Research Institute), US Department of the Interior, $532,207, "Transboundary Animal Disease Workforce Development: Fellowship Training Program." 

Zhang, Weiping, PATH Vaccine Solutions, $350,000, "A Broadly Protective Subunit Vaccine Against Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli Diarrhea." 

Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, $13,671, "Genomics and Metagenomics of Antimicrobial-resistance in the Poultry Production Ecosystem." 

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY

Anderson, Gary A., US Department of Agriculture, $55,000, "NAHLN: KS." 

Hause, Benjamin M., and Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), National Pork Board, $65,626, "Determination of the PRRSV Miner Glycoproteins Contribution to Antigenicity and Protection." 

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL

Hocker, Samuel E., Higginbotham, Mary Lynn (Clinical Sciences), and Wouda, Raelene (Clinical Sciences), MediVet America, $1,719, "Use of an Autologous Tumor Vaccine (K9-ACV, Medivet Biologics) in the Treatment of Dogs with Naturally-occurring Tumors: An Extended Pilot Study." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

AGRONOMY

Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $10,837, "Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance." 

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE

Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $5,760, "2015 Consolidated Payment Grant." 

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE

Duncan, Stewart R., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), and Zukoff, Sarah N. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE

Shoup, Douglas E., Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $4,261, "Cover Crop Effects on Soybean Yield." 

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE

Aguilar, Jonathan P., Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra, Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N., US Agency for International Development, $13,990, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Bolton, Debra, Aguilar, Jonathan P., Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Zukoff, Sarah N., US Agency for International Development, $5,596, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Zukoff, Sarah N., Aguilar, Jonathan P., Barnes, Philip L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Bolton, Debra, Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Agency for International Development, $2,798, "On-Farm Water Management Trainings - Pakistan Part 2." 

Zukoff, Sarah N., Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), Hoyle, Jared 

(Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Johnson, Wendy (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Peterson, Dallas E. (Agronomy), Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Upham, Ward S. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $13,900, "Promoting IPM and Enhancing Decision Making among Kansas Stakeholders through Innovative Programming." 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST 

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL

Polson, Cheryl J., US Department of Defense, $18,500, "Brigade Spouse Courses at Fort Leavenworth." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH 

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Higgs, Stephen, Vanlandingham, Dana L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Webster, John E., US Department of the Interior, $177,402, "Transboundary Animal Disease Workforce Development: Fellowship Training Program." 

Webster, John E., Higgs, Stephen, and Vanlandingham, Dana L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of the Interior, $177,402, "Transboundary Animal Disease Workforce Development: Fellowship Training Program." 

RESEARCH VICE PRESIDENT

Chen, Jianhan, US Department of Health and Human Services, $24,000, "Modulation of p53 Structure and Function by Cancer-Associated Mutations." 

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH COMPLIANCE & ANIMAL CARE

Marlow, Denver D., US Department of Agriculture, $13,200, "Research Support Agreement." 

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., $9,890, "IEP Kauffman Scholars Program - ISP." 

Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $1, "Ronald E. McNair PostBaccalaureate Achievement Program." 

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.

Mitchell, Rose M., Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities, Inc, $27,000, "Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities." 

Mitchell, Rose M., Kansas Department for Children and Families, $430,717, "Early Childhood Workforce Development Grant." 

Mitchell, Rose M., US Department of Defense, $27,000, "Child Development Center Quality Improvement Plan." 

Mitchell, Rose M., US Department of Education, $104,539, "Child Care Access Means Parents at K-State." 

NEW STUDENT SERVICES

Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $15,000, "Phillips 66 Shield Scholars Fund." 

Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $36,351, "Suder Foundation FIRST SCHOLARS FUND." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

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