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Research Awards, August 2016

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 

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

Featherstone, Allen M., and Tsoodle, Leah J., Kansas Department of Revenue, $314,972, "Modification of Agreement." 

Fox, John "Sean" A., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C., Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tonsor, Glynn T., and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $460, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Schroeder, Ted C., US Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Economic Impacts of Food and Drug Administration Veterinary Feed Directive Rules on Beef Cattle Sector." 

Schroeder, Ted C., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A., Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tonsor, Glynn T., and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $230, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Tonsor, Glynn T., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A., Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C., Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $460, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Tsoodle, Leah J., and Featherstone, Allen M., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $76,126, "Memorandum of Agreement." 

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

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS

Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $8,500, "AHY Multi Sponsor Research 36." 

Perumal, Ramasamy, US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Development and Characterization of Sorghum with Improved End-Use Quality." 

AGRONOMY

Cramer, Gary L., Dow AgroSciences, LLC, $6,750, "2015 University Cooperator Agreement for Enlist Corn and Enlist Soybean - Protocol NA15P2E002 for Enlist Corn Weed Control Programs PRE fb V4 Post with Residualin COI Trials." 

Fritz, Allan K., Jagadish, Krishna, and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $17,885, "Development and Enhancing Heat Tolerance in Wheat Using Genomics, Molecular and Physiiological Tools." 

Jagadish, Krishna, Fritz, Allan K., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $41,731, "Development and Enhancing Heat Tolerance in Wheat Using Genomics, Molecular and Physiiological Tools." 

Kluitenberg, Gerard J., Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD), $33,000, "Development of Heat-Pulse Sensors for measuring Fluxes of Water and Solutes under the Root Zone." 

Lin, Xiaomao, US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Modeling Methane Footprints and Emissions in the Southern Great Plains." 

Min, Doohong, Multi-Sponsor, $44,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

Morris, Geoffrey, US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Genotyping of Sorghum for Grain Quality Traits." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $37,250, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $160,000, "Development of DNA Markers for Resistance to Wheat Diseases." 

Rice, Charles W., Monsanto Company, $186,000, "Soil Carbon Permanence MOA." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., O'Quinn, Travis G., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Douthit, Teresa L., Drouillard, James S., Lattimer, James M., and Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh (Human Nutrition), New Generation Supplements, $14,436, "Immunomodulation of HorsLic Omega Elite® in Yearling Horses." 

Drouillard, James S., Douthit, Teresa L., Lattimer, James M., and Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh (Human Nutrition), New Generation Supplements, $14,436, "Immunomodulation of HorsLic Omega Elite® in Yearling Horses." 

Gonzalez, John M., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., O'Quinn, Travis G., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., O'Quinn, Travis G., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Lattimer, James M., Douthit, Teresa L., Drouillard, James S., and Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh (Human Nutrition), New Generation Supplements, $14,436, "Immunomodulation of HorsLic Omega Elite® in Yearling Horses." 

O'Quinn, Travis G., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Phebus, Randall K., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $7,135, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Smith, J. Scott, Trinetta, Valentina, and Yucel, Umut, US Department of Health and Human Services, $29,700, "Development of Validation of Analytical and Physical Testing Methods to Evaluate the Irradiation History of Animal Feeds." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., O'Quinn, Travis G., and Woodworth, Jason C., Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Trinetta, Valentina, Smith, J. Scott, and Yucel, Umut, US Department of Health and Human Services, $9,900, "Development of Validation of Analytical and Physical Testing Methods to Evaluate the Irradiation History of Animal Feeds." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., O'Quinn, Travis G., and Tokach, Michael D., Heliae Development, LLC, $79,500, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Yucel, Umut, Smith, J. Scott, and Trinetta, Valentina, US Department of Health and Human Services, $59,399, "Development of Validation of Analytical and Physical Testing Methods to Evaluate the Irradiation History of Animal Feeds." 

COMMUNICATIONS

Ellis, Jason D., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,841, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Jagadish, Krishna (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $59,616, "Development and Enhancing

ENTOMOLOGY

McCornack, Brian P., US Department of Agriculture, $70,325, "Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum." 

Michaud, John P., US Department of Agriculture, $19,400, "Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - Kansas, Sugarcane Aphid Monitoring and Biocontrol." 

Ruberson, John R., Multi-Sponsor, $20,000, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26." 

Ruberson, John R., US Department of Agriculture, $45,000, "Biololgy of Dipteran Vectors of diseases Impacting Livestock and Humans." 

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., US Department of Agriculture, $60,000, "Functions of Hessian Fly Effector Proteins in Wheat." 

Zurek, Ludek, Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $460, "Shigatoxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

FOOD SCIENCE INSTITUTE

Kastner, Curtis L., Bai, Jianfa (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Cernicchiaro, Natalia (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Sanderson, Michael W. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $2,762, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., O'Neil III, Howard J., Stark, Charles, and Thiele, Shawn M., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $15,600, "USSEC Addendum to Independent Contractor Master Agreement: 16KA01F64A." 

Jones, Cassandra K., Miller, Brandi M., and Stark, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Compilation of a Food Safety Preventive Controls Animal Food Training Curriculum." 

Miller, Brandi M., Jones, Cassandra K., and Stark, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, $5,362, "Compilation of a Food Safety Preventive Controls Animal Food Training Curriculum." 

Miller, Brandi M., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, O'Neil III, Howard J., Stark, Charles, and Thiele, Shawn M., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $2,600, "USSEC Addendum to Independent Contractor Master Agreement: 16KA01F64A." 

O'Neil III, Howard J., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., Stark, Charles, and Thiele, Shawn M., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $2,600, "USSEC Addendum to Independent Contractor Master Agreement: 16KA01F64A." 

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

Stark, Charles, Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Health and Human Services, $21,450, "Compilation of a Food Safety Preventive Controls Animal Food Training Curriculum." 

Stark, Charles, Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., O'Neil III, Howard J., and Thiele, Shawn M., US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $2,600, "USSEC Addendum to Independent Contractor Master Agreement: 16KA01F64A." 

Thiele, Shawn M., Hampton Creek Inc, $8,904, "Hampton Creek Inc Testing & Evaluation Services Agreement." 

Thiele, Shawn M., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., O'Neil III, Howard J., and Stark, Charles, US Soybean Export Council, Inc., $2,600, "USSEC Addendum to Independent Contractor Master Agreement: 16KA01F64A." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Sharp, Ryan L., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $4,651, "Visitor and Public Attitudes Towards Tuttle Creek State Park." 

Sharp, Ryan L., US Department of the Interior, $44,909, "Visitor Use Study Proposal: Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site." 

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

Graber, Ronald W., and Moore, Trisha L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), City of Wichita, KS, $5,340, "Sedimentation Abatement -- Establishing an Offsite BMP Program with the City of Wichita, KS." 

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Boggs, Donald L., Kansas FFA Foundation, $103,827, "FFA Foundation Executive Director." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Gill, Bikram S., General Mills, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC." 

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

Gill, Bikram S., and Poland, Jesse A., National Science Foundation, $4,000, "I/UCRC: Collaborative Research: Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium." 

Leslie, John F., Multi-Sponsor, $3,250, "APP Multi-Sponsor Research 50." 

Poland, Jesse A., and Gill, Bikram S., National Science Foundation, $4,000, "I/UCRC: Collaborative Research: Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium." 

Poland, Jesse A., US Department of Agriculture, $118,800, "Further Development of Field Book and PhenoApps for Use in Specialty Crops." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Zukoff, Sarah N., Monsanto Company, $882, "Service Order #44." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY

Durrett, Timothy P., US Department of Energy, $132,272, "Sustainable Biofuel from the Great Plains to the Semi-arid West: Improved Germplasm for Camelina Oilseed." 

Geisbrecht, Brian V., and Li, Ping (Chemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $29,750, "Molecular Study of PHA Biosynthesis: Production of Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Applications." 

Misra, Saurav, US Department of Health and Human Services, $8,400, "Control Mechanisms of the Nitric Oxide Synthases." 

BIOLOGY

Boyle, Alice, National Science Foundation, $200,000, "EAGER: Climatic Drivers of Demography and Reproductive Behavior of Tropical Birds." 

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $21,000, "KINBRE Star Trainees: Brokesh; Moore." 

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $45,000, "KINBRE Summer Scholars." 

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $67,500, "Undergraduate Coordinator Office - KINBRE." 

Herman, Michael A., US Department of Health and Human Services, $1,875, "KINBRE DRPP Mentor." 

Schrick, Kathrin, US Department of Health and Human Services, $42,000, "Ligandbinding and Structural Studies of the START Domain from HD-Zip Proteins." 

Veeman, Michael, US Department of Health and Human Services, $308,137, "Morphogenetic Effector Networks in Ciona Notochord." 

Wallace, Nicholas, US Department of Health and Human Services, $36,270, "Targeted Therapies against HPV+ Head and Neck Cancers." 

Zinovyeva, Anna Y., US Department of Health and Human Services, $112,500, "Modulation of MicroRNA Activity by a Conserved RNA Binding Protein." 

CHEMISTRY

Chikan, Viktor, Liu, Bin (Chemical Engineering), and Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), US Department of Energy, $53,174, "Step Catalysis to Synthesize Fossil-Free Ammonia at Atmospheric Pressure." 

Hua, Duy H., Research Foundation Itsuu Laboratory, $15,000, "Syntheses of Two Substituted Isoindolones A and B for the Inhibition of Firefly Luciferase." 

Li, Ping, and Geisbrecht, Brian V. (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $145,250, "Molecular Study of PHA Biosynthesis: Production of Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Applications." 

COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Shaffer, Timothy J., Kettering Foundation, $44,000, "Boundary-Spanning Organization Research Agreement." 

PHYSICS

Berg, Matthew J., US Army, $83,966, "Extracting Scattering Observables from Digital Holograms: Application to Aerosol Particle Characterization." 

Ratra, Bharat, National Science Foundation, $11,656, "Quarknet." 

Samushia, Lado, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, $10,697, "Cosmology with the WFIRST High Latitude Survey." 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK

Logan, Brad R., and Ritterbush, Lauren W., US Department of the Interior, $11,782, "National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of the Allen Site (14RY661), Riley County, Kansas." 

Ritterbush, Lauren W., and Logan, Brad R., US Department of the Interior, $5,050, "National Register of Historic Places Evaluation of the Allen Site (14RY661), Riley County, Kansas." 

STATISTICS

Hefley, Trevor, US Department of the Interior, $68,250, "Statistical Methods for Assessing Spatio-Temporal Disease Risk from Sparse Data." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Burenheide, Bradley, and Vontz, Thomas, US Department of Education, $13,529, "James Madison Legacy Project (JMLP) of the We the People Program (WTP)." 

Vontz, Thomas, and Burenheide, Bradley, US Department of Education, $13,529, "James Madison Legacy Project (JMLP) of the We the People Program (WTP)." 

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

Doll, Richard, US Department of Education, $195,000, "Kansas Educational Leadership Institute (KELI)." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Commerce, $25,000, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant." 

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., US Department of Commerce, $225,000, "Kansas State University Olathe Innovation Accelerator University Center Program Grant." 

He, Mei, US Department of Health and Human Services, $57,023, "Microfluidic Engineering of Immunogenic Exosomes for Personalized Cancer Vaccine." 

Moore, Trisha L., and Graber, Ronald W. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), City of Wichita, KS, $16,020, "Sedimentation Abatement -- Establishing an Offsite BMP Program with the City of Wichita, KS." 

Rahmani, Vahid, US Environmental Protection Agency, $25,496, "Development of Wetlands in Aging Reservoirs: Opportunities to Enhance Wetland Capacity and Improve Water Quality." 

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

Hansen, Ryan R., National Science Foundation, $180,000, "PAPM EAGER: Microwell Array Platform for High-Throughput Screening and Discovery of Microbial Interactions." 

Liu, Bin, Chikan, Viktor (Chemistry), and Pfromm, Peter H., US Department of Energy, $35,450, "Step Catalysis to Synthesize Fossil-Free Ammonia at Atmospheric Pressure." 

Pfromm, Peter H., Chikan, Viktor (Chemistry), and Liu, Bin, US Department of Energy, $88,624, "Step Catalysis to Synthesize Fossil-Free Ammonia at Atmospheric Pressure." 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $20,000, "Administration of KDOT/KTRAN Program." 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

Hatcliff, John M., Ranganath, Venkatesh, and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, $56,000, "FDA SIR: Architecturally-Integrated Hazard Analyses for Medical Application Platforms." 

Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Energy, $25,000, "Thermal Battery Model Interface Development." 

Ranganath, Venkatesh, Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, $12,000, "FDA SIR: Architecturally-Integrated Hazard Analyses for Medical Application Platforms." 

Robby, -, Hatcliff, John M., and Ranganath, Venkatesh, National Science Foundation, $12,000, "FDA SIR: Architecturally-Integrated Hazard Analyses for Medical Application Platforms." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Mirafzal, Behrooz, National Science Foundation, $5,250, "CAREER: Toward Grid- Interactive Converters with Diagnostic, Remedial, and Lifetime Prognostic Features for the Next Generation of Power Grids." 

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH

Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., Multi-Sponsor, $4,844, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products." 

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

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Beck, B. Terry, and Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $120,396, "Development of Reactor Thermal-hydraulics and Safety Research Facilities at Kansas State University." 

Betz, Amy R., and Singh, Gurpreet, National Science Foundation, $211,243, "Collaborative Research: Understanding, Mitigating, and Controlling Frost Formation Through the Use of Biphilic and Hybrid Surfaces Under Static and Dynamic Conditions." 

Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $719,320, "A Computational-Experimental Study to Simulate Mixing and Thermal Stratification in SFRs." 

Bindra, Hitesh, and Beck, B. Terry, US Department of Energy, $120,396, "Development of Reactor Thermal-hydraulics and Safety Research Facilities at Kansas State University." 

Lease, Kevin B., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $42,841, "Kansas Space Grant Consortium." 

McGregor, Douglas S., and Shultis, J. Kenneth, US Department of Defense, $189,439, "Wearable Detection Device (WDD) - Low Visibility Gamma Neutron Sensor." 

Shultis, J. Kenneth, and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $47,360, "Wearable Detection Device (WDD) - Low Visibility Gamma Neutron Sensor." 

Singh, Gurpreet, and Betz, Amy R., National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Understanding, Mitigating, and Controlling Frost Formation Through the Use of Biphilic and Hybrid Surfaces Under Static and Dynamic Conditions." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

HUMAN NUTRITION

Chambers IV, Edgar, and Garcia, Jane M. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), Kansas State University Foundation, $2,500, "Improving the Consistency of Beverage and Food Modifications for Older Adults (Abiline Katt and Krista Sudbeck)." 

Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh, Douthit, Teresa L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Lattimer, James M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), New Generation Supplements, $14,436, "Immunomodulation of HorsLic Omega Elite® in Yearling Horses." 

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

KINESIOLOGY

Dzewaltowski, David A., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $62,500, "Development and Evaluation of School Physical Activity (Chelsey Schlechter)." 

Harms, Craig A., and Heinrich, Katie M., US Department of Health and Human Services, $49,951, "HIFT for Obesity Prevention, Fitness and Health Promotion in Military Personnel." 

Heinrich, Katie M., and Harms, Craig A., US Department of Health and Human Services, $449,562, "HIFT for Obesity Prevention, Fitness and Health Promotion in Military Personnel." 

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES

Garcia, Jane M., and Chambers IV, Edgar (Human Nutrition), Kansas State University Foundation, $2,500, "Improving the Consistency of Beverage and Food Modifications for Older Adults (Abiline Katt and Krista Sudbeck)." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

CLINICAL SCIENCES

Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E., McMurphy, Rose M., and Wouda, Raelene, ELIAS Animal Health, LLC, $82,430, "Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Combination of Chemotherapy and ECI-LYM-11 to Treat Newly Diagnosed B-cell Lymphoma." 

McMurphy, Rose M., Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E., and Wouda, Raelene, ELIAS Animal Health, LLC, $16,486, "Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Combination of Chemotherapy and ECI-LYM-11 to Treat Newly Diagnosed B-cell Lymphoma." 

Wouda, Raelene, Higginbotham, Mary Lynn, Hocker, Samuel E., and McMurphy, Rose M., ELIAS Animal Health, LLC, $65,944, "Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Combination of Chemotherapy and ECI-LYM-11 to Treat Newly Diagnosed B-cell Lymphoma." 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY

Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Bai, Jianfa, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Chang, Kyeong-Ok, US Department of Health and Human Services, $8,406, "Mentor for Dr. Sally Davis - KU COBRE CMADP Award." 

Clavijo, Alfonso, Mur, Lina, Richt, Juergen, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, $37,219, "NPB Joint Projects MOU." 

Davis, Anne S., US Department of Health and Human Services, $39,000, "Characterization of Protease TMPRSS2 and its Interaction with Influenza A." 

Dritz, Steven S., DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), O'Quinn, Travis G. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Heliae Development, LLC, "Effects of Increasing Astaxanthin on Finishing Pig Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics and Pork Quality." 

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $18,047, "Mentor for Dr. Jodi McGill - KU COBRE CMADP Award." 

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $441,044, "Vector and Host Contributions to the Regulation of E. chaffeensis Gene Expression." 

Kastner, Justin J., Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Mur, Lina, Clavijo, Alfonso, Richt, Juergen, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, $23,820, "NPB Joint Projects MOU." 

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Renter, David G., Intervet, Inc., $12,800, "Evaluation of Implanted Hutch Raised Calves." 

Renter, David G., Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Richt, Juergen, Clavijo, Alfonso, Mur, Lina, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, $44,663, "NPB Joint Projects MOU." 

Richt, Juergen, Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Hesse, Richard (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Homeland Security, $672,000, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)." 

Rowland, Raymond R. R., Clavijo, Alfonso, Mur, Lina, and Richt, Juergen, National Pork Board, $43,174, "NPB Joint Projects MOU." 

Sanderson, Michael W., Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Thomson, Daniel U., Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach." 

Thomson, Daniel U., Bai, Jianfa, Cernicchiaro, Natalia, Ellis, Jason D. (Communications), Fox, John "Sean" A. (Agricultural Economics), Kastner, Curtis L. (Food Science Institute), Kastner, Justin J., Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Phebus, Randall K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G., Sanderson, Michael W., Schroeder, Ted C. (Agricultural Economics), Tonsor, Glynn T. (Agricultural Economics), and Zurek, Ludek (Entomology), US Department of Agriculture, $1,381, "Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY Bai, Jianfa, Hesse, Richard, and Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, $14,000, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)." 

Hesse, Richard, Bai, Jianfa, and Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, $14,000, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE

Atchison, Robert L., US Department of Agriculture, $24,288, "High Resolution Land Cover and Wind Break Assessment Products of Kansas." 

Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $2,198,660, "Consolidated Payment Grant 2016." 

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE

Onstad, Christen P., Multi-Sponsor, $5,000, "XSW Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Zukoff, Sarah N., Monsanto Company, $882, "Service Order #44." 

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION 

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER

Carraway, Kurt J., US Department of Transportation, $124,874, "A10: Human Factors Considerations of UAS Procedures, and Control Stations." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS 

NEW STUDENT SERVICES

Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $5,174, "Suder Foundation FIRST SCHOLARS FUND." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

Bosco, Pat J., and Cortez, Anita R., Kansas State University Foundation, $55,000, "Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars Program." 

Bosco, Pat J., and Franklin, E. Bernard, Kauffman Foundation, $15,000, "KSU College Advising Corps in Kansas City." 

Franklin, E. Bernard, and Bosco, Pat J., Kauffman Foundation, $135,000, "KSU College Advising Corps in Kansas City."