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Research Awards, February 2017

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE 

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Leatherman, John C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $55,862, "Community Assessment and Education to Promote Behavioral Health Planning and Evaluation (CAPE): Curriculum Development and Rollout Workshops 2017." 

AGRONOMY Adee, Eric A., Multi-Sponsor, $5,000, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Experiment Field 26." 

Peterson, Dallas E., Multi-Sponsor, $24,500, "AGR Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

Pierzynski, Gary M., International Plant Nutrition Institute, $3,000, "International Plant Nutrition Institute (Ciampitti)." 

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

Beyer, R. Scott, and Aldrich, Greg (Grain Science and Industry), Veterinary Prime, $2,843, "Evaluation of the Protein Quality of Chicken Proteins." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., CTO BiOWiSH Technologies, $25,000, "Effects of BIOWISH MultiBio 3P in Diets for Finishing Pigs." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., International Ingredient Corporation, $13,000, "Evaluation of Solu-E Inclusion Level on Nursery Pig Performance Protocol #5506." 

DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Iowa Select Farms, "Iowa Select Farm Fellowship." 

Drouillard, James S., and Gonzalez, John M., Kyushu University, $7,968, "Academic Student Exchange." 

Gonzalez, John M., and Drouillard, James S., Kyushu University, $7,968, "Academic Student Exchange." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., CTO BiOWiSH Technologies, "Effects of BIOWISH MultiBio 3P in Diets for Finishing Pigs." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of Solu-E Inclusion Level on Nursery Pig Performance Protocol #5506." 

Goodband, Robert D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Iowa Select Farms, "Iowa Select Farm Fellowship." 

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

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $15,000, "The Effects of Feeding Vevovitall on Growth Performance. Survivabililty and Fecal Characteristics of Growing Pigs." 

Odde, Kenneth G., Merck & Company, Inc., $100,000, "Capturing Value from Superior Livestock Data." 

Rolf, Megan, National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $2,000, "Fact Sheet for Beef Sustainability." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., CTO BiOWiSH Technologies, "Effects of BIOWISH MultiBio 3P in Diets for Finishing Pigs." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of Solu-E Inclusion Level on Nursery Pig Performance Protocol #5506." 

Tokach, Michael D., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Iowa Select Farms, "Iowa Select Farm Fellowship." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., CTO BiOWiSH Technologies, "Effects of BIOWISH MultiBio 3P in Diets for Finishing Pigs." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of Solu-E Inclusion Level on Nursery Pig Performance Protocol #5506." 

Woodworth, Jason C., DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Iowa Select Farms, $60,000, "Iowa Select Farm Fellowship." 

ENTOMOLOGY McCornack, Brian P., North Central Soybean Research Program, $30,000, "Soybean Entomology in the North Central Region: Management and Outreach for New and Existing Pests." 

Ruberson, John R., Multi-Sponsor, $1,500, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26." 

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY Alavi, Sajid, PepsiCo, Inc., $75,000, "Nucleation and Expansion Phenomena in Direct Expanded Snacks and Half Products/Snack Pellets Using Extrusion: Interactions between Starch, Fiber and Salt.." 

Aldrich, Greg, Camlin Fine Sciences, $84,813, "Evaluation of Antioxidant Preservatives Applied to Chicken Fat and Fish Oil." 

Aldrich, Greg, and Beyer, R. Scott (Animal Sciences and Industry), Veterinary Prime, $8,529, "Evaluation of the Protein Quality of Chicken Proteins." 

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

Fry, Jack D., and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), US Golf Association, Inc., $7,482, "Development of Fine-Textured, Large Patch-Resistant Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Enhanced Cold Hardiness for the Transition Zone." 

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

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." 

Kennelly, Megan, and Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Golf Association, Inc., $7,482, "Development of Fine-Textured, Large Patch- Resistant Zoysiagrass Cultivars with Enhanced Cold Hardiness for the Transition Zone." 

Poland, Jesse A., Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, $53,523, "Delivering Genetic Gain in Wheat." 

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES 

BIOCHEMISTRY Geisbrecht, Brian V., US Department of Health and Human Services, $167,405, "The Multiple States of IpaB Shigella Type III Secretion." 

Gorman, Maureen J., National Science Foundation, $401,526, "Collaborative Research: Mechanisms of Iron Transport in Insects." 

BIOLOGY Boyle, Alice, Biology Graduate Student Association, $500, "BGSA Research Grant Award for Elsie." 

Chapes, Stephen K., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $104,996, "Collection of Immune/Stress-related Tissues from Mice Flown on ISS." 

Govind, Revathi, US Department of Health and Human Services, $43,187, "Curtailing Virulence of Clostridium Difficile." 

Johnson, Loretta C., Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, $1,000, "Sigma XI Award for Jacob Alsdurf for Project entitled "Genetic Variation Underlying Drought Response in a Dominant Grass Across the Great Plains' Climate Gradient." 

Schrick, Kathrin, Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, $1,000, "Sigma XI Award for Vaithish Velazhahan project entitled "Investigating the Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Anti-Cancerous Action of Flavonoids." 

Tobler, Michael, US Department of Defense, $86,462, "A Comparative Approach to Understanding the Physiological Effects and Processing of Hydrogen Sulfide." 

Zeglin, Lydia H., Biology Graduate Student Association, $500, "Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA) Special Summer Research Grant Award for Christine Carson entitled "Microbe Management: Grassland Soil Microbial Community Turnover in Response to Long-Term Nitrogrn Management"." 

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

MUSIC, THEATRE, AND DANCE Pinkall, Bryan R., Master Teacher, Inc., $15,950, "Summer Choral Institute." 

PHYSICS Corwin, Kristan L., and Washburn, Brian R., US Department of Defense, $57,500, "Research on Gas Filled Hollow Core Fiber Lasers." 

Mohammadi, Abdollah, US Department of Energy, $40,821, "Fellowship for 2017 LPC Distinguished Reseasrcher Program." 

Washburn, Brian R., and Corwin, Kristan L., US Department of Defense, $57,500, "Research on Gas Filled Hollow Core Fiber Lasers." 

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, US Department of Health and Human Services, $303,750, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice." 

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK Lockett, Lorenza, and Williams, L. Susan, Riley County, KS Police Department, $10,000, "Procedural Justice Policing in a College Town: Citizens and Officers Speak Out." 

Williams, L. Susan, and Lockett, Lorenza, Riley County, KS Police Department, $15,000, "Procedural Justice Policing in a College Town: Citizens and Officers Speak Out." 

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION Burenheide, Bradley, and Vontz, Thomas, US Department of Education, $56,250, "James Madison Legacy Project (JMLP) of the We the People Program (WTP)." 

Vontz, Thomas, and Burenheide, Bradley, US Department of Education, $56,250, "James Madison Legacy Project (JMLP) of the We the People Program (WTP)." 

DEAN OF EDUCATION Shuman, Cindy, US Department of Education, $22,000, "Minority Science and Engineering Program: Undergraduate Research as a Tool to Engage, Retain and Graduate - Evaluation." 

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING 

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING Ebert, Kerri L., and Hadley, Gregg L. (Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Department of Agriculture, $55,000, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2017 PDP." 

Sharda, Ajay, and Prabhakar, Pavithra (Computer Science), US Department of Agriculture, $374,976, "Develop Canopy Sensing and Computational Sytems for Real-Time Control and Feedback of Irrigation Technology." 

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING Amama, Placidus B., National Science Foundation, $105,265, "CAREER: Rational Design of Efficient Carbon Nanotube-Supported TiO2 Photocatalysts for Air Purification." 

Edgar, James H., National Science Foundation, $5,500, "Hexagonal Boron Nitride Crystal Growth from Solution: A Study of Fundamentals." 

COMPUTER SCIENCE Prabhakar, Pavithra, and Sharda, Ajay (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $124,992, "Develop Canopy Sensing and Computational Sytems for Real-Time Control and Feedback of Irrigation Technology." 

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING Fund, Andrew D., and Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $39,200, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Kuhn, William B., and Fund, Andrew D., US Department of Energy, $58,800, "RF Design/Layout of High-Frequency Electronics in Advanced PC Board Techologies." 

Miller, Ruth D., and Carter, David A. (Kansas Industrial Extension Services), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, "Wind for Schools." 

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES Carter, David A., and Miller, Ruth D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Renewable Energy Laboratory, $20,000, "Wind for Schools." 

Snead, Bruce C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $2,700, "Training for the Nebraska State Radon Program 2017." 

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING Bindra, Hitesh, US Department of Energy, $55,228, "Experimental Investigation of Forced Convection and Natural Circulation Cooling of a VHTR Core under Normal Operation and Accident Scenario." 

Chen, Mingchang (James), US Department of Defense, $120,000, "A Multiscale Morphing Continuum Analysis on Energy Cascade of Compressible Turbulence." 

Derby, Melanie M., National Science Foundation, $500,000, "CAREER: Altering Transient Soil Evaporation Mechanisms through Hydrophobicity." 

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE 

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY Chang, Kyeong-Ok, US Department of Health and Human Services, $734,295, "Norovirus 3CL Protease-Based Anti-Norovirus Therapeutics." 

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), CTO BiOWiSH Technologies, "Effects of BIOWISH MultiBio 3P in Diets for Finishing 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), International Ingredient Corporation, "Evaluation of Solu-E Inclusion Level on Nursery Pig Performance Protocol #5506." 

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), Iowa Select Farms, "Iowa Select Farm Fellowship." 

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., Saint George's University, $60,000, "Postdoctoral Scholars Program (PSP) Training Grant." 

Ma, Wenjun, Kansas State University Research Foundation, $30,000, "Pathogenesis of Porcine Circovirus 3." 

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE 

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $193,050, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service." 

Hadley, Gregg L., and Ebert, Kerri L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $55,000, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2017 PDP." 

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE Haag, Lucas A., Multi-Sponsor, $12,120, "XNW Multi-Sponsor Public Service 35." 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST 

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST Niehoff, Ruth A., Kansas State University Foundation, $9,000, "Spainhour Faculty Chair for KAWSE." 

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES Priest, Kerry, The C. Charles Jackson Foundation, $8,000, "2017 Graduate Student Leadership Development Program." 

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 - 2017." 

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE Kientz, Clara H., US Department of Justice, $261,438, "FY17 VOCA Application for Kansas State University." 

UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES Lambert, Dorinda J., and Mailey, Chaz D., City of Manhattan, KS, $32,826, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program." 

Mailey, Chaz D., and Lambert, Dorinda J., City of Manhattan, KS, $32,826, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program." 

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS Bosco, Pat J., and Franklin, E. Bernard, National College Advising Corps, $4,306, "KSU College Advising Corps in Kansas City - 2016 - 2017." 

Franklin, E. Bernard, and Bosco, Pat J., National College Advising Corps, $38,750, "KSU College Advising Corps in Kansas City - 2016 - 2017."