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Research Awards, November 2016

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Golden, Bill B., Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,200, "Sorghum Yield and Profitability Relative to Water Supply and Irrigation Management." 

Schwab, Benjamin B., and Campabadal Teran, Carlos (Grain Science and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $18,070, "Appropriate-Scale Mechanization Consortium for Sustainable Intensification." 

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION

Minton, J. Ernest, Kansas Department of Agriculture, $200,000, "Task Order - Collaborative Sorghum Investment Program." 

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS

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

Perumal, Ramasamy, Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $79,200, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Yield." 

Perumal, Ramasamy, Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $4,264, "Germplasm Screening, Host- Plant Interactions, and Inoculation Techniques for Sorghum Stalk Rot Diseases in Kansas." 

Perumal, Ramasamy, and Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $15,800, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum." 

Perumal, Ramasamy, Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), SV, Krishna J., and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $5,500, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience." 

Zhang, Guorong, Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $9,000, "Applying Genomic Selection in KSU Wheat Breeding Programs." 

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

AGRONOMY

Alvarez Santos, Eduardo, Lollato, Romulo P., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Koch Agriculture, Inc., $14,100, "Evaluation of Urea N Fertilizer Volatilization from Topdressing Wheat under Cold Weather Conditions." 

Ciampitti, Ignacio, Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $12,541, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas." 

Ciampitti, Ignacio, North Central Soybean Research Program, $30,871, "Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems in the North Central USA." 

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." 

Esser, Andrew R., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Agrinos, Inc., $5,250, "Contract for Experimentation Services 2017-02." 

Fritz, Allan K., Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $9,000, "Applying Genomic Selection in KSU Wheat Breeding Programs." 

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

Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $49,155, "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., Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), SV, Krishna J., and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $13,104, "New Selection Strategies for Drought-Tolerant Wheat." 

Jugulam, Mithila, and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $38,000, "Efficacy of Atrazine, Huskie, and Dicamba on Palmer Amaranth under Temperature Stress." 

Jugulam, Mithila, Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $30,000, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance." 

Lin, Xiaomao, National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, $8,750, "Weather Data Library Data Sets." 

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." 

Lollato, Romulo P., Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $15,500, "K-State Wheat Demonstration Plots: Enhanced Uniformity for Improved Outreach." 

Lollato, Romulo P., Alvarez Santos, Eduardo, and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Koch Agriculture, Inc., $7,050, "Evaluation of Urea N Fertilizer Volatilization from Topdressing Wheat under Cold Weather Conditions." 

Lollato, Romulo P., National Crop Insurance Services, $10,000, "NCIS Gift." 

Min, Doohong, US Department of Agriculture, $73,806, "The Silent Decline in Soil Potassium Levels and its Effects on Alfalfa Productivity in the Central and Western US." 

Morris, Geoffrey, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $94,184, "Sorghum Genomics Toolbox: TERRA Partnership." 

Morris, Geoffrey, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $63,200, "Improved Genomic Mapping and Marker-Assisted Selection for Cold Tolerance in Grain Sorghum." 

Morris, Geoffrey, Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), SV, Krishna J., and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, 

$13,750, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience." 

Morris, Geoffrey, US Department of Agriculture, $38,429, "Improving Cold Tolerance in Sorghum: A Promising Feedstock for Biofuels and Biobased Products in the Northern Great Plains." 

Nelson, Nathan O., Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops, $20,000, "CIG Match Funds." 

Peterson, Dallas E., United Soybean Board, $25,000, "Glyphosate Resistant Weed Project in Kansas." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., and Esser, Andrew R., Agrinos, Inc., $5,250, "Contract for Experimentation Services 2017-02." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., International Plant Nutrition Institute, $15,000, "International Plant Nutrition Institute (Ciampitti)." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $72,500, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $73,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $18,750, "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." 

Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $13,333, "KSU Agronomy Compost Site Development and Operation and Compost Operator Educational and Technical Assistance." 

Roozeboom, Kraig L., Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), SV, Krishna J., and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $4,885, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Dryland Productivity and Utilization." 

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas." 

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Alvarez Santos, Eduardo, and Lollato, Romulo P., Koch Agriculture, Inc., $7,050, "Evaluation of Urea N Fertilizer Volatilization from Topdressing Wheat under Cold Weather Conditions." 

Stamm, Michael J., and SV, Krishna J., US Department of Agriculture, $75,000, "Heat and Drought Effects on the Oil Formation of Southern Great Plains Winter Canola." 

Tesso, Tesfaye, Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Roozeboom, Kraig L., and SV, Krishna J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $78,160, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Dryland Productivity and Utilization." 

Tesso, Tesfaye, Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $4,264, "Germplasm Screening, Host-Plant Interactions, and Inoculation Techniques for Sorghum Stalk Rot Diseases in Kansas." 

Tesso, Tesfaye, Morris, Geoffrey, Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), and SV, Krishna J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $13,750, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience." 

Thompson, Curtis R., and Jugulam, Mithila, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Efficacy of Atrazine, Huskie, and Dicamba on Palmer Amaranth under Temperature Stress." 

Thompson, Curtis R., Jugulam, Mithila, and Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance." 

Thompson, Curtis R., Ciampitti, Ignacio, and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas." 

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY

Amamcharla, Jayendra K., Dairy Research Institute, $12,000, "Understanding the Effects of Electromagnetic Fluid Conditioning on Physical, Chemical and Functional Properties of Milk and Milk Products." 

Boyle, Elizabeth, Kansas Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Value Added Meats Program for Kansas Companies and Entrepreneurs." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, "Effect of Increasing Levels of Zn from Intellibond Z on Growth Performance, Carcass Composition, and Economic Return of Pigs Housed in a Commercial Environment." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, "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 C., Quality Technology International, Inc., $25,000, "Effect of Calsporin on Nursing Piglet Intestinal Microflors and Growth Experiment #693." 

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

Drouillard, James S., and Stark, Charles (Grain Science and Industry), Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $49,308, "Steam Flaking." 

Drouillard, James S., US Department of Agriculture, $47,729, "SBIR Phase II: Innovations in Manufacturing Technology for a Probiotic Containing Megasphaera elsdenii NCIMB 41125." 

Gonzalez, John M., GBH Labs, LLC, $49,433, "Effect of a Plasma Product on Fetal and Neonatal Myoblast Activity." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, "Effect of Increasing Levels of Zn from Intellibond Z on Growth Performance, Carcass Composition, and Economic Return of Pigs Housed in a Commercial Environment." 

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

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Quality Technology International, Inc., "Effect of Calsporin on Nursing Piglet Intestinal Microflors and Growth Experiment #693." 

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

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, "Effect of Increasing Levels of Zn from Intellibond Z on Growth Performance, Carcass Composition, and Economic Return of Pigs Housed in a Commercial Environment." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, "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 C., Quality Technology International, Inc., "Effect of Calsporin on Nursing Piglet Intestinal Microflors and Growth Experiment #693." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., SVC Research, LLC, $60,000, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $50,000, "Effect of Increasing Levels of Zn from Intellibond Z on Growth Performance, Carcass Composition, and Economic Return of Pigs Housed in a Commercial Environment." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $35,000, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Cu from Either Intellibond- C or Mintrex-Cu on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Quality Technology International, Inc., "Effect of Calsporin on Nursing Piglet Intestinal Microflors and Growth Experiment #693." 

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

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Jugulam, Mithila (Agronomy), and Thompson, Curtis R. (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Evaluation of Sorghum Germplasm for Herbicide Tolerance." 

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), SV, Krishna J., and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience." 

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Lilja, Nina K. (International Agricultural Programs), and Pierzynski, Gary M. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $500,000, "Innovation Lab on Sustainable Intensification." 

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Reyes, Manuel R., US Agency for International Development, "Scaling Up Drip Irrigation, Conservation Agriculture and Rainwater Harvesting for Commercial Vegetable Home Gardens to Specially Benefit Women and Youth." 

Reyes, Manuel R., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Agency for International Development, $107,806, "Scaling Up Drip Irrigation, Conservation Agriculture and Rainwater Harvesting for Commercial Vegetable Home Gardens to Specially Benefit Women and Youth." 

ENTOMOLOGY

Cloyd, Raymond A., US Department of Agriculture, $13,750, "2015 NCR IR-4 Ornamental Horticulture Project." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., O'Neil III, Howard J., and Smith, Gordon L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program." 

Campabadal Teran, Carlos, and Schwab, Benjamin B. (Agricultural Economics), US Agency for International Development, $27,104, "Appropriate-Scale Mechanization Consortium for Sustainable Intensification." 

Miller, Brandi M., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, O'Neil III, Howard J., and Smith, Gordon L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program." 

O'Neil III, Howard J., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., and Smith, Gordon L., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program." 

Smith, Gordon L., and Thiele, Shawn M., Bay State Milling Company, "Teasting and Evaluation Services Agreement." 

Smith, Gordon L., Campabadal Teran, Carlos, Miller, Brandi M., and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $30,000, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program." 

Stark, Charles, and Drouillard, James S. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $49,308, "Steam Flaking." 

Thiele, Shawn M., and Smith, Gordon L., Bay State Milling Company, $6,000, "Teasting and Evaluation Services Agreement." 

Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas State University Foundation, $40,000, "Grain Science & Industry Lortscher Professorship." 

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES

Hoyle, Jared, Multi-Sponsor, $49,800, "AHF Multi-Sponsor Research 26." 

Rivard, Cary L., and Nwadike, Londa S. (Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, $13,341, "Strengthening Food Safety Education for Kansas Fruit and Vegetable Producers." 

Shoemaker, Candice A., Multi-Sponsor, $10,000, "AHF Multi-Sponsor Research 0." 

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." 

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Aiken, Robert M., Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $9,900, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Yield." 

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

Lamm, Freddie R., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $25,500, "Sorghum Yield and Profitability Relative to Water Supply and Irrigation Management." 

PLANT PATHOLOGY

Akhunov, Eduard D., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $228,000, "Genome Editing for Improving Wheat Yield and Yield-Related Traits." 

Gill, Bikram S., Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $50,000, "Partner Agreement for I/UCRC." 

Little, Christopher R., Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), SV, Krishna J., and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $9,770, "Breeding Sorghum for Improved Dryland Productivity and Utilization." 

Little, Christopher R., Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $9,900, "Development of Sorghum Germplasm with Enhanced Drought Tolerance and Higher Grain Yield." 

Little, Christopher R., Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $34,111, "Germplasm Screening, Host-Plant Interactions, and Inoculation Techniques for Sorghum Stalk Rot Diseases in Kansas." 

Poland, Jesse A., Fritz, Allan K. (Agronomy), and Zhang, Guorong (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $27,000, "Applying Genomic Selection in KSU Wheat Breeding Programs." 

Poland, Jesse A., US Department of Agriculture, $300,000, "Wheat Yield Prediction and Advanced Selection Methodologies through Field-Based High-throughput Phenotyping with UAVs." 

Trick, Harold N., and Akhunov, Eduard D., US Department of Agriculture, $72,000, "Genome Editing for Improving Wheat Yield and Yield-Related Traits." 

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER

Gillen, Robert L., Multi-Sponsor, $10,450, "ASW Multi-Sponsor Research 36." 

Kisekka, Isaya, Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), and Schlegel, Alan J., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $30,600, "Sorghum Yield and Profitability Relative to Water Supply and Irrigation Management." 

Schlegel, Alan J., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya, Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and O'Brien, Daniel M. (Northwest Area Office), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $25,500, "Sorghum Yield and Profitability Relative to Water Supply and Irrigation Management." 

COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE, PLANNING AND DESIGN 

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE/REGIONAL AND COMMUNITY PLANNING

Beamish, Anne E., Canfield, Jessica, and Gibson, Huston, City of Emporia, Kansas, $1,520, "Emporia Peter Pan Park Plan Project (EP5)." 

Canfield, Jessica, Beamish, Anne E., and Gibson, Huston, City of Emporia, Kansas, $1,520, "Emporia Peter Pan Park Plan Project (EP5)." 

Gibson, Huston, Beamish, Anne E., and Canfield, Jessica, City of Emporia, Kansas, $1,566, "Emporia Peter Pan Park Plan Project (EP5)." 

Kim, Hyung Jin, and Newmark, Gregory, US Department of Agriculture, $12,402, "Rural Food Deserts by Transportation Networks." 

Newmark, Gregory, and Kim, Hyung Jin, US Department of Agriculture, $12,402, "Rural Food Deserts by Transportation Networks." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY

Geisbrecht, Erika R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,500, "Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase Signaling in Muscle Maintenance." 

BIOLOGY

Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $703,973, "Ring-necked Pheasant Use of Cover Crops in Western Kansas." 

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $73,368, "Cancer Center Research Awards." 

Tobler, Michael, US Department of Defense, $34,903, "A Comparative Approach to Understanding the Physiological Effects and Processing of Hydrogen Sulfide." 

PHYSICS

Kaadze, Ketino, US Department of Energy, $35,133, "LHC CMS Detector Upgrade HCAL Subsystem." 

Sayre, Eleanor C., National Science Foundation, $32,381, "A Model of Educational Transformation: Developing a Community of Faculty Implementing Next Generation Physical Science and Everyday Thinking." 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Lee, Jin, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, $12,000, "Statistical Analysis Support for the Safety Climate Projects of Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety." 

Monaco, Gregory E., National Science Foundation, $44,363, "BD SPOKES: SPOKE: MIDWEST: Digital Agriculture - Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Science, and Education." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

DEAN OF EDUCATION

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

Shuman, Cindy, US Department of Defense, $25,000, "Braiding STEM Early." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., The Andersons, Inc., $50,000, "Determining Time, Aeration, and Loading Cycle Effects on Grain Packing." 

CIVIL ENGINEERING

Dissanayake, Sunanda, Kansas Department of Transportation, $146,500, "Calibrating the HSM Safety Prediction Tools for Kansas Freeways, Interchanges, and Urdan and Suburban Arterial Intersections." 

Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $85,000, "Durable High Early Strength Concrete." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Fund, Andrew D., and Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $5,600, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Kuhn, William B., and Fund, Andrew D., US Department of Energy, $8,400, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Thompson, David E., US Department of Energy, $39,968, "Real-Time Navigation System Simulation Advancement." 

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES

Goode, Barbara L., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $11,000, "Development and Management of the National Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider 507 Program Website." 

Larson, Nancy J., and Goode, Barbara L., US Environmental Protection Agency, $33,000, "Development and Management of the National Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider 507 Program Website." 

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING

Cai, Liang-Wu, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC, $1,000, "Senior Design Class: Design of Force Indicating/Limiting Staking Press." 

Cai, Liang-Wu, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC, $1,000, "Senior Design Class: Developing Vacuum Compatible Rotating Fixture for PVD Coating." 

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $130,520, "Technical Assistance on High Temperature MPFD Development." 

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY 

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

Toews, Michelle L., Johannes, Elaine M. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), and Vennum, Amber V. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Health and Human Services, $269,296, "Healthy REWARDS (Relationships, Expectations, Willpower, Aspirations, Reactions, Decisions, Self-esteem): An Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Risk Avoidance." 

HUMAN NUTRITION

Chambers IV, Edgar, and Koppel, Kadri, Kemin Industries, $6,950, "Sensory Analysis of Pet Products." 

Koppel, Kadri, and Chambers IV, Edgar, Kemin Industries, $6,950, "Sensory Analysis of Pet Products." 

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES

Johannes, Elaine M., and Yelland, Erin L., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $18,630, "Kansas Health Extender Pilot Project." 

Johannes, Elaine M., Toews, Michelle L. (Dean of Human Ecology), and Vennum, Amber V., US Department of Health and Human Services, $41,430, "Healthy REWARDS (Relationships, Expectations, Willpower, Aspirations, Reactions, Decisions, Self- esteem): An Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Risk Avoidance." 

Vennum, Amber V., Johannes, Elaine M., and Toews, Michelle L. (Dean of Human Ecology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $103,576, "Healthy REWARDS (Relationships, Expectations, Willpower, Aspirations, Reactions, Decisions, Self-esteem): An Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Risk Avoidance." 

Yelland, Erin L., and Johannes, Elaine M., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $18,630, "Kansas Health Extender Pilot Project." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Marcus, Daniel C., and Wangemann, A. Philine, US Department of Health and Human Services, $75,480, "Fluid Transport in Inner Ear Development." 

Wangemann, A. Philine, and Marcus, Daniel C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $301,920, "Fluid Transport in Inner Ear Development." 

Xiong, Yulan, Kansas State University Foundation, $18,000, "Identification of Characterization of the Modifiers of LRRK2 Function." 

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER

Mulcahy, Ellyn R., Kansas Health Foundation, $25,000, "Promoting a Healthy Community in Saline County." 

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 C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Micronutrients, "Effect of Increasing Levels of Zn from Intellibond Z on Growth Performance, Carcass Composition, and Economic Return of Pigs Housed in a Commercial Environment." 

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 C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Micronutrients, "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 C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Quality Technology International, Inc., "Effect of Calsporin on Nursing Piglet Intestinal Microflors and Growth Experiment #693." 

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 C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), SVC Research, LLC, "KSU Applied Swine Nutrition Fellowship." 

Fang, Ying, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Li, Yanhua, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $6,570, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Fang, Ying, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Hesse, Richard, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $2,763, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Fang, Ying, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Li, Yanhua, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $5,850, "Multiplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

Hesse, Richard, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Fang, Ying, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $2,763, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Huang, Yan-Jang S., Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), and Vanlandingham, Dana L., Swine Health Information Center, $32,000, "Development of PCR- based Diagnostic Assays for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection in Pigs." 

Li, Yanhua, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $2,835, "Detection and Differentiation of PCV3 from PCC2a, PCV2b and the High Prevalent PCV2d Mutant Strains." 

Li, Yanhua, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Fang, Ying, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $6,570, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Li, Yanhua, Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Bai, Jianfa (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Fang, Ying, Liu, Xuming (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Peddireddi, Lalitha (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $2,925, "Multiplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

Rowland, Raymond R. R., PIC North America (PIC USA, Inc.), $34,292, "Use of Genetically Modified Pigs to Evaluate PRRS Virus Susceptibility." 

Vanlandingham, Dana L., Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), and Huang, Yan-Jang S., Swine Health Information Center, $32,000, "Development of PCR- based Diagnostic Assays for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection in Pigs." 

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY

Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $2,835, "Detection and Differentiation of PCV3 from PCC2a, PCV2b and the High Prevalent PCV2d Mutant Strains." 

Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $6,570, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $2,763, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $2,925, "Multiplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

Bai, Jianfa, Anderson, Gary A., Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $28,350, "Detection and Differentiation of PCV3 from PCC2a, PCV2b and the High Prevalent PCV2d Mutant Strains." 

Bai, Jianfa, Anderson, Gary A., Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $32,850, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Bai, Jianfa, Anderson, Gary A., Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $11,053, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Bai, Jianfa, Anderson, Gary A., Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Liu, Xuming, and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $11,700, "Multiplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

Liu, Xuming, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $17,010, "Detection and Differentiation of PCV3 from PCC2a, PCV2b and the High Prevalent PCV2d Mutant Strains." 

Liu, Xuming, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $6,570, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Liu, Xuming, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $5,527, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Liu, Xuming, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Peddireddi, Lalitha, Swine Health Information Center, $29,250, "Multiplex Real- time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

Peddireddi, Lalitha, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Liu, Xuming, Swine Health Information Center, $5,670, "Detection and Differentiation of PCV3 from PCC2a, PCV2b and the High Prevalent PCV2d Mutant Strains." 

Peddireddi, Lalitha, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Liu, Xuming, Swine Health Information Center, $6,570, "Detection and Differentiation of Seneca Valley Virus (SVV) from Foot and Mouth Disease Virus (FMDV)." 

Peddireddi, Lalitha, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Liu, Xuming, Swine Health Information Center, $30,397, "Development of Sensitive and Reliable Diagnostic Assay to Detect Atypical Procine Pestivirus (APPV) in Swine." 

Peddireddi, Lalitha, Anderson, Gary A., Bai, Jianfa, Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Li, Yanhua (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Liu, Xuming, Swine Health Information Center, $5,850, "Multiplex Real-time RT-PCR Assay for Simultaneous Detection and Differentiation of Swine Influenza C, D, and B Viruses." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION

Davis, Alvin N., Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc., $122,070, "Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc.." 

Nwadike, Londa S., and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $20,011, "Strengthening Food Safety Education for Kansas Fruit and Vegetable Producers." 

Peters, Paula, and Procter, Sandra B. (Extension Family and Consumer Sciences), US Department of Agriculture, $501,688, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan." 

EXTENSION FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

Procter, Sandra B., and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), US Department of Agriculture, $2,006,754, "Kansas Food Assistance Nutrition Education Plan." 

NORTHEAST AREA OFFICE

Duncan, Stewart R., Lollato, Romulo P. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "K-State Wheat Demonstration Plots: Enhanced Uniformity for Improved Outreach." 

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE

O'Brien, Daniel M., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,200, "Sorghum Yield and Profitability Relative to Water Supply and Irrigation Management." 

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE

Shoup, Douglas E., Duncan, Stewart R. (Northeast Area Office), and Lollato, Romulo P. (Agronomy), Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "K-State Wheat Demonstration Plots: Enhanced Uniformity for Improved Outreach." 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

King, Brenee, National Science Foundation, $87,202, "Preliminary Proposal: GEO Opportunities for Leadership in Diversity (GOLD)." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH 

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Higgs, Stephen, Huang, Yan-Jang S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanlandingham, Dana L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Swine Health Information Center, $16,000, "Development of PCR-based Diagnostic Assays for Japanese Encephalitis Virus Infection in Pigs." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS 

NEW STUDENT SERVICES

Lehning, Emily M., Kansas State University Foundation, $15,000, "Blue Key Strengths Quest Initiative." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

DeGroat, Arthur S., Kansas State University Foundation, $25,935, "David Woods Kemper Veterans Foundation."