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Research Awards, November 2015

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 

Pendell, Dustin L., and Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, $224,526, "Assessing the Epidemiological and Economic Impacts of Countermeasures and Vaccination Strategies in Disease Outbreaks at the National Scale." 

AGRONOMY

Fritz, Allan K., and Akhunov, Eduard D. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $147,717, "Empowering Wheat Breeding Using the Genomic Signals of Eco- Geographical Adaptation." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $42,700, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $60,300, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Presley, DeAnn R., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $9,646, "Soil Health Bootcamp and Applications to Sustainable Vegetable Cropping: Professional Development for Local Agriculture Educators." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $2,520, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products." 

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $3,000, "Use of Novel Surface Modification Techniques to Reduce Biofilms on Plate Heat Exchanger Plates." 

Aramouni, Fadi M., and Herald, Thomas J., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $70,000, "Food and Feed Value Added Program Project." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "4360 Effects of Increasing Levels of Zn from Zinc Sulfate or Intellibond Z on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economic Return." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "5470-1 Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of CU from Either Intellibond C or Mintrex Cu on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, NutriQuest, "Determining the Influence of Evosure Feeding Duration on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Drouillard, James S., TechAccel, LLC, $750, "Commercial and Regulatory Review of Copolymer Feed Amendment Technology for Odor Control." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "4360 Effects of Increasing Levels of Zn from Zinc Sulfate or Intellibond Z on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economic Return." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "5470-1 Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of CU from Either Intellibond C Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason, NutriQuest, "Determining the Influence of Evosure Feeding Duration on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Herald, Thomas J., and Aramouni, Fadi M., Kansas Department of Agriculture, "Food and Feed Value Added Program Project." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "4360 Effects of Increasing Levels of Zn from Zinc Sulfate or Intellibond Z on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economic Return." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, Micronutrients, "5470-1 Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of CU from Either Intellibond C or Mintrex Cu on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason, NutriQuest, "Determining the Influence of Evosure Feeding Duration on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $15,000, "4360 Effects of Increasing Levels of Zn from Zinc Sulfate or Intellibond Z on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economic Return." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $27,000, "5470-1 Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of CU from Either Intellibond C or Mintrex Cu on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Woodworth, Jason, DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., NutriQuest, $28,000, "Determining the Influence of Evosure Feeding Duration on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

ENTOMOLOGY

Cloyd, Raymond A., Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $6,431, "Soil Health Bootcamp and Applications to Sustainable Vegetable Cropping: Professional Development for Local Agriculture Educators." 

Cohnstaedt, Lee, and Ruberson, John R., Vestergaard Frandsen S.A., $15,000, "Vestergaard Animal Health Impact Fellowship." 

Ruberson, John R., Multi-Sponsor, $16,300, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26." 

Ruberson, John R., and Cohnstaedt, Lee, Vestergaard Frandsen S.A., $15,000, "Vestergaard Animal Health Impact Fellowship." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, $60,724, "Cochran Program on Cereals and Feed Management." 

Jones, Cassandra K., and Stark, Charles, Kay Dee LLC, $5,625, "Evaluating the Effects of Conditioning Termperature and Probiotic Levels on Resulting Probiotic Jones, Cassandra K., National Pork Board, $1,000, "PEDV Feed and Feed Systems Fact Sheet Development." 

Miller, Brandi M., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, and O'Neil III, Howard J., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Cereals and Feed Management." 

O'Neil III, Howard J., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Agriculture, "Cochran Program on Cereals and Feed Management." 

Smith, Gordon L., and Thiele, Shawn M., Praxair, Inc., "Testing and Evaluation of Pneumatic Conveying System." 

Stark, Charles, and Jones, Cassandra K., Kay Dee LLC, $5,625, "Evaluating the Effects of Conditioning Termperature and Probiotic Levels on Resulting Probiotic Stability." 

Thiele, Shawn M., and Smith, Gordon L., Praxair, Inc., $20,000, "Testing and Evaluation of Pneumatic Conveying System." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Rivard, Cary L., Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), and Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $9,646, "Soil Health Bootcamp and Applications to Sustainable Vegetable Cropping: Professional Development for Local Agriculture Educators." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Akhunov, Eduard D., and Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $153,746, "Empowering Wheat Breeding Using the Genomic Signals of Eco- Geographical Adaptation." 

Kennelly, Megan, Cloyd, Raymond A. (Entomology), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $38,584, "Soil Health Bootcamp and Applications to Sustainable Vegetable Cropping: Professional Development for Local Agriculture Educators." 

Leslie, John F., Multi-Sponsor, $2,000, "APP Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Leslie, John F., and McCluskey, Kevin, US Department of Health and Human Services, $57,479, "Cryptoccus Neoformans Knockout Resource." 

Little, Christopher R., North Central Soybean Research Program, $16,050, "Seeding Disease: Biology, Management and Education." 

McCluskey, Kevin, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Cryptoccus Neoformans Knockout Resource." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOLOGY

Blair, John M., Dodds, Walter K., Joern, Anthony, and Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, $619,850, "LTER: Long-Term Research on Grassland Dynamics - Assessing Sensitivity and Resilience to Global Change." 

Dodds, Walter K., Blair, John M., Joern, Anthony, and Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, $169,050, "LTER: Long-Term Research on Grassland Dynamics - Assessing Sensitivity and Resilience to Global Change." 

Haukos, David A., US Department of Agriculture, $85,728, "CEAP Assessments of the Effects of NRCS Leser Prairie Chicken Initiative." 

Joern, Anthony, Blair, John M., Dodds, Walter K., and Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, $169,050, "LTER: Long-Term Research on Grassland Dynamics - Assessing Sensitivity and Resilience to Global Change." 

McDonald, Jocelyn A., US Department of Health and Human Services, $73,160, "Consequence of Collective Cell Invasion in Glioblastoma." 

Nippert, Jesse B., Blair, John M., Dodds, Walter K., and Joern, Anthony, National Science Foundation, $169,050, "LTER: Long-Term Research on Grassland Dynamics - Assessing Sensitivity and Resilience to Global Change." 

GEOGRAPHY

Goodin, Douglas G., US Department of Defense, $27,293, "UP-2 CBR Project in Ukraine." 

PHYSICS

Ivanov, Andrew G., US Department of Energy, $72,505, "LHC CMS Detector Upgrade FPIX Subsystem for 2014." 

Ratra, Bharat, National Science Foundation, $5,000, "Quarknet." 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, American Psychological Association, $1,000, "A Reinforcement- learning Approach to Understanding Loss-chasing Behavior in Rats (Andrew Marshall)." 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK

Kulcsar, Laszlo, Cornelison, Laci J. (Dean of Human Ecology), Doll, Gayle (Dean of Human Ecology), Gfeller, Stephanie (Dean of Human Ecology), and Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,763, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

DEAN OF EDUCATION

Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, $648,947, "Midwest Equity Assistance Center." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Brokesh, Edwin L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $3,840, "KSU Biodiesel Product Monitoring and Exploration Project." 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hatcliff, John M., Ranganath, Venkatesh, and Vasserman, Eugene, US Department of Defense, $18,400, "Methodologies and Tools for Securing Medical Device Systems in Integrated Clinical Environments (ICE)." 

Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams." 

Ranganath, Venkatesh, Hatcliff, John M., and Vasserman, Eugene, US Department of Defense, $9,200, "Methodologies and Tools for Securing Medical Device Systems in Integrated Clinical Environments (ICE)." 

Vasserman, Eugene, Hatcliff, John M., and Ranganath, Venkatesh, US Department of Defense, $18,400, "Methodologies and Tools for Securing Medical Device Systems in Integrated Clinical Environments (ICE)." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Prakash, Punit, Hologic, Inc., $28,655, "Computer Modeling of GYN Microwave Ablation." 

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

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

Eckels, Steven J., Day, Julia K. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), Kim, Jooyoun (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Manzo, Christopher, US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,745, "Net Zero Energy Air Filtration: Innovative Filter Media Applications for Improved Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency." 

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

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN

Day, Julia K., Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), Kim, Jooyoun, and Manzo, Christopher, US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,745, "Net Zero Energy Air Filtration: Innovative Filter Media Applications for Improved Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency." 

Kaup, Migette L., Cornelison, Laci J. (Dean of Human Ecology), Doll, Gayle (Dean of Human Ecology), Gfeller, Stephanie (Dean of Human Ecology), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $55,054, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation." 

Kim, Jooyoun, Day, Julia K., Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), and Manzo, Christopher, US Environmental Protection Agency, $3,745, "Net Zero Energy Air Filtration: Innovative Filter Media Applications for Improved Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency." 

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $137,635, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation." 

Doll, Gayle, Cornelison, Laci J., Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $55,054, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation." 

Gfeller, Stephanie, Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Kulcsar, Laszlo (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,763, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation." 

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT AND DIETETICS HUMAN NUTRITION

Kidd, Tandalayo, US Department of Agriculture, $70,888, ""Get Fruved:" A Peer-Led, Train-the-Trainer Social Marketing Intervention to Increase Fruit and Vegetable Intake and Prevent Childhood Obesity." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY

Clavijo, Alfonso, US Department of Homeland Security, $35,796, "Pen-side Multiplex Detection of Foot-and-mount Disease Virus and Bovine Popular Stomatitis Virus by a Portable Microfluidics PCR System for Rapid Clinical Disease Differnetiation." 

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, "4360 Effects of Increasing Levels of Zn from Zinc Sulfate or Intellibond Z on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Economic Return." 

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, "5470-1 Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of CU from Either Intellibond C or Mintrex Cu on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason (Animal Sciences and Industry), NutriQuest, "Determining the Influence of Evosure Feeding Duration on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Dryden, Michael W., Zoetis LLC, $111,432, "Evaluation of Sarolaner and Spinosad to Control Flea Populations on Naturally Infested Dogs in Private Residences in Tampa FL 2016." 

Ma, Wenjun, Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, $7,500, "Development of an Efficacious Avian Influenza Vaccine for Equptian Martket." 

Sanderson, Michael W., US Department of Agriculture, $46,200, "A Secure Beef Supply (SBS) Plan for Business Continuity in a Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak." 

Sanderson, Michael W., and Pendell, Dustin L. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Homeland Security, $279,288, "Assessing the Epidemiological and Economic Impacts of Countermeasures and Vaccination Strategies in Disease Outbreaks at the National Scale." 

Van Der Merwe, Deon, and Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,750, "KSVDL Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program." 

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY

Lubbers, Brian, and Van Der Merwe, Deon (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,750, "KSVDL Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program." 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST 

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Procter, David E., Kansas Health Foundation, $328,882, "Kansas Healthy Food Access Initiative." 

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

Gordon, Myra E., and Chavez, Mirta, US Department of Health and Human Services, $41,279, "Project IMPACT Leadership Programs." 

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION 

DEAN OF COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

Barnhart, Richard K., and Carraway, Kurt J. (Salina Applied Aviation Research Center), US Department of Transportation, $48,519, "Certification Test Case to Validate sUAS Industry Consensus Standards." 

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER

Carraway, Kurt J., and Barnhart, Richard K. (Dean of College of Technology and Aviation), US Department of Transportation, $98,508, "Certification Test Case to Validate sUAS Industry Consensus Standards." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH 

RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROGRAMS

Herman, Michael A., National Science Foundation, $46,000, "National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award." 

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY

Sobering, Timothy J., US Department of Defense, $167,000, "Extended Lifetime Electronics." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS 

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Haymaker, Jessica R., and Tripodi, Jenna M., US Department of Justice, $35,132, "FY16 VOCA Application for Kansas State University." 

Tripodi, Jenna M., and Haymaker, Jessica R., US Department of Justice, $35,132, "FY16 VOCA Application for Kansas State University."