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Research Awards, March 2016 

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION

Minton, J. Ernest, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $2,000,000, "Center for Sorghum Checkoff Program Agreement."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS

Zhang, Guorong, Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Jagadish, Krishna (Agronomy), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $840, "New Selection Strategies for Drought-Tolerant Wheat."

AGRONOMY

Ciampitti, Ignacio, Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), North Central Soybean Research Program, $25,536, "Improving Soybean Yield in the Double Crop Soybean Production System."

Fritz, Allan K., Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Jagadish, Krishna, and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $13,104, "New Selection Strategies for Drought-Tolerant Wheat."

Jagadish, Krishna, Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Fritz, Allan K., and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "New Selection Strategies for Drought-Tolerant Wheat."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

Bradford, Barry J., and Brouk, Micheal J., Deltavit, CCPA Group, $21,752, "Effect of Dietary Supplementation of Scutellaria Extract during Early Lactation on Milk Production."

Brouk, Micheal J., and Bradford, Barry J., Deltavit, CCPA Group, $21,752, "Effect of Dietary Supplementation of Scutellaria Extract during Early Lactation on Milk Production."

Drouillard, James S., and Gonzalez, John M., Kyushu University, $10,733, "Academic Student Exchange."

Gonzalez, John M., and Drouillard, James S., Kyushu University, $10,733, "Academic Student Exchange."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $11,946, "Extension Education Position Support."

O'Quinn, Travis G., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $10,000, "Determination of Objective and Subjective Juiciness Among Multiple Beef Muscles."

Reinhardt, Christopher D., Bartle, Steven J. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Hagenmaier, Jacob A. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Eli Lilly & Company, $5,736, "The Effects of Aggressive Versus Low-stress Cattle Handling at the Time of Shipping to Slaughter on Physiological Responses in Cattle Fed Ractopamine Hydrochloride."

ENTOMOLOGY

Michaud, John P., National Sunflower Association, $10,302, "Efficacy and Economics of Insecticide Seed Treatments for Management of Wireworms and Seed Corn Maggots in Sunflowers."

Zurek, Ludek, TechAccel, LLC, $1,600, "Project Nightcrawler."

Aldrich, Greg, and Koppel, Kadri (Human Nutrition), Camlin Fine Sciences, $23,760, "Evaluation of 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Barden, Charles J., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of the Interior, $12,004, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute 2016." 

Fry, Jack D., Hoyle, Jared, and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Heart of America GCSA, $1,700, "Turf Research." 

Hoyle, Jared, Fry, Jack D., and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), Heart of America GCSA, $1,650, "Turf Research." 

Shoemaker, Candice A., Multi-Sponsor, $4,000, "AHF Multi-Sponsor Research 0." 

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

Devlin, Daniel L., Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Sheshukov, Aleksey Y. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of the Interior, $69,251, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute 2016." 

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Aiken, Robert M., Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), Jagadish, Krishna (Agronomy), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $2,856, "New Selection Strategies for Drought-Tolerant Wheat." 

Aiken, Robert M., and Lamm, Freddie R., National Sunflower Association, $10,000, "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, $10,000, "Timing of Irrigation for Tall and Short Stature Sunflower Hybrids to Help Improve Land Allocation Decisions." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Kennelly, Megan, Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Hoyle, Jared (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Heart of America GCSA, $1,650, "Turf Research." 

Leslie, John F., Multi-Sponsor, $6,000, "APP Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER

Sassenrath, Gretchen F., Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), North Central Soybean Research Program, $25,536, "Improving Soybean Yield in the Double Crop Soybean Production System." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $61,800, "ASW Multi-Sponsor Research 36." 

Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $34,272, "ASW Testing of Forage Cultivars." 

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $26,180, "Undergraduate Coordinator Office - KINBRE." 

Gido, Keith B., Kansas Academy of Science, $1,500, "Kansas Academy of Science Award for Garrett Hooper Project Entitled "Treating the Niche Packing Hypothesis in Kansas Stream Fish Communities"." 

Johnson, Loretta C., Kansas Academy of Science, $1,500, "Kansas Academy of Science Award for Samatha Sharpe for Project Entitled: "Rapid Adaptation in a Disturbed Environment: Evolutionary Adaptive Response of Old Field Grass Andropogon Virginicus to Heavy Metals in an Abandoned Mine Site"." 

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $16,196, "Biology Research Career Development Core." 

Tobler, Michael, US Department of Defense, $69,807, "A Comparative Approach to Understanding the Physiological Effects and Processing of Hydrogen Sulfide." 

CHEMISTRY

Bossmann, Stefan, US Department of Health and Human Services, $60,000, "The Necrosis- Inducing Toxin of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis." 

GEOGRAPHY

McLauchlan, Kendra K., National Science Foundation, $11,267, "Doctoral Dissertation Research: Investigating the Influence of Biotic and Abiotic Factors on Grasslands in the Great Plains Region (USA) (Julie Commerford)." 

McLauchlan, Kendra K., National Science Foundation, $82,467, "RCN: The Novus Project for Integrating Paleo- and Neo-ecosystem Ecology." 

HISTORY

Krysko, Michael, Kansas State University Foundation, $13,800, "Kenneth Davis Professorship." 

Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Kansas State University Foundation, $147,000, "Chapman Center for Personnel." 

MUSIC, THEATRE, AND DANCE

Pinkall, Bryan R., and Oppenheim, Joshua, Master Teacher, Inc., $15,950, "Summer Choral Institute." 

PHILOSOPHY Terlazzo, Rosa, Tulane University, $65,000, "Adaptive Preferences, Transformative Experience, and Well-being." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

DEAN OF EDUCATION

Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $104,000, "RII Track-1: Louisiana Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials." 

Spears, Jacqueline D., National Science Foundation, $11,900, "Teacher Workshop Program." 

He, Mei, Kansas State University Foundation, $30,910, "Cancer Research - Olathe." 

Sheshukov, Aleksey Y., Barden, Charles J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Department of the Interior, $12,004, "Kansas Water Resources Research Institute 2016." 

Wang, Donghai, Deines, Timothy W. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Zhang, Meng (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), National Science Foundation, $119,988, "Increasing Sugar Yield in Biofuel Manufacturing through Control of Cellulosic Biomass Particle Size." 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Fitzsimmons, Eric J., Johnson County Public Works, $800, "Johnson County, KS Safety Study." 

Hossain, Mustaque A., and Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $42,000, "Evaluation of Lower Quality Recycled PCCP for Paving Applications." 

Hossain, Mustaque A., US Department of Transportation, $700,985, "Implementation of the AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Design Guide (AASHTOWare Pavement me Design) for Pavement Rehabilitation." 

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, $76,726, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials." 

Riding, Kyle, and Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $42,000, "Evaluation of Lower Quality Recycled PCCP for Paving Applications." 

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, $76,726, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials." 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hatcliff, John M., Ranganath, Venkatesh, and Vasserman, Eugene, US Department of Homeland Security, $60,547, "Cyber Physical System Security (CPSSEC)." 

Ranganath, Venkatesh, Hatcliff, John M., and Vasserman, Eugene, US Department of Homeland Security, $20,182, "Cyber Physical System Security (CPSSEC)." 

Vasserman, Eugene, Hatcliff, John M., and Ranganath, Venkatesh, US Department of Homeland Security, $53,819, "Cyber Physical System Security (CPSSEC)." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Prakash, Punit, Broncus Medical Inc, $108,919, "Broncoschopic Microwave Ablation of Lung Tumors: Antenna Design and Characterization towards Pilot Clinical Study." 

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, $76,726, "Developing Qualification Tests to Ensure Proposer Selection and Interaction of Pretensioned Concrete Railroad Tie Materials." 

Zhang, Meng, Deines, Timothy W., and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Science Foundation, $119,988, "Increasing Sugar Yield in Biofuel Manufacturing through Control of Cellulosic Biomass Particle Size." 

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $7,500, "Kansas State University - Missouri Radon Training." 

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, $76,726, "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, $20,510, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing." 

McGregor, Douglas S., Geuther, Jeffrey A., Roberts, Jeremy A., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $41,019, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing." 

Roberts, Jeremy A., Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Ugorowski, Philip B., US Department of Energy, $41,019, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing." 

Ugorowski, Philip B., Geuther, Jeffrey A., McGregor, Douglas S., and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Department of Energy, $102,549, "Advanced Instrumentation for Transient Reactor Testing." 

Wang, Youqi, US Department of Defense, $100,000, "Real Scale Numberical Simulation of Ballistic Tests for Multi-layer Fabric Body Armor." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN

Day, Julia K., National Science Foundation, $38,158, "Wireless Sensor Network Architecture for Monitoring and Control in Buildings." 

HUMAN NUTRITION

Koppel, Kadri, and Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), Camlin Fine Sciences, $19,440, "Evaluation of Antioxidant Preservatives Applied to Chicken Fat and Fish Oil." 

KINESIOLOGY

Barstow, Thomas J., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $40,000, "Determining the Effect of Space Flight on the Incidence of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Disease - Continuation." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER

Bartle, Steven J., Hagenmaier, Jacob A., Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Eli Lilly & Company, $1,434, "The Effects of Aggressive Versus Low- stress Cattle Handling at the Time of Shipping to Slaughter on Physiological Responses in Cattle Fed Ractopamine Hydrochloride." 

Hagenmaier, Jacob A., Bartle, Steven J., Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Eli Lilly & Company, "The Effects of Aggressive Versus Low-stress Cattle Handling at the Time of Shipping to Slaughter on Physiological Responses in Cattle Fed Ractopamine Hydrochloride." 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY

McGill, Jodi L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $187,500, "Efficacy of a Novel Nanoparticle Vaccine and Nutrition during RSV Infection." 

Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Agriculture, $51,428, "Genetically Improving Resistance of Pigs to PRRS Virus Infection." 

Thomson, Daniel U., Bartle, Steven J. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Hagenmaier, Jacob A. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Eli Lilly & Company, $21,509, "The Effects of Aggressive Versus Low-stress Cattle Handling at the Time of Shipping to Slaughter on Physiological Responses in Cattle Fed Ractopamine Hydrochloride." 

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY

Anderson, Gary A., Nebraska Department of Health, $40,000, "Rabies Lab Testing Contract." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $435,326, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service." 

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE

Onstad, Christen P., Multi-Sponsor, $4,320, "XNW Multi-Sponsor Public Service Off Campus 26." 

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE

Shoup, Douglas E., Ciampitti, Ignacio (Agronomy), and Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), North Central Soybean Research Program, $34,048, "Improving Soybean Yield in the Double Crop Soybean Production System." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS 

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.

Mitchell, Rose M., City of Manhattan, KS, $40,800, "Social Services Advisory Board Funding - 2016.