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Research Awards, January 2018

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Barkley, Andrew P., Featherstone, Allen M., Lilja, Nina K. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Schwab, Benjamin B., US Agency for International Development, $48,977, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Barkley, Andrew P.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Featherstone, Allen M., Lilja, Nina K. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Schwab, Benjamin B., US Agency for International Development, $48,977, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Featherstone, Allen M.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Barkley, Andrew P., Lilja, Nina K. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Schwab, Benjamin B., US Agency for International Development, $48,977, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

Golden, Bill B., and Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Kansas Water Office, "Monitoring the Impacts of Sheridan County 6 Local Enhanced Management Area."

Schwab, Benjamin B.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Barkley, Andrew P., Featherstone, Allen M., and Lilja, Nina K. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $48,977, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

AGRICULTURAL EXPERIMENT STATION
Minton, J. Ernest, Archer Daniels Midland Company, $50,000, "Center for Sorghum Improvement Program Agreement - Match Funding."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Zhang, Guorong, Brewers Association, $5,000, "Building a Winter Malting Barley Market for the Great Plains."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A., Support Funds, $20,000, "AGR Support Funds Experiment Field 26."

Lin, Xiaomao, National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration, $70,000, "Weather Data Library Data Sets."

Rice, Charles W.,Dodds, Walter K. (Biology), and Zeglin, Lydia H. (Biology), Kansas Board of Regents, $48,044, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems Across Kansas."

Rice, Charles W.,Dodds, Walter K. (Biology), and Zeglin, Lydia H. (Biology), National Science Foundation, $65,306, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems (MAPS) Mediating Sustainability: An Observational and Experimental Network Across Kansas."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., North Central Soybean Research Program, $28,779, "Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain for Yield in Soybean Breeding Programs."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., United Soybean Board, $60,000, "Yield Potential of Commercial Varieties under Drought-identifying and Overcoming Weaknesses through Public Breeding Advances."

Thompson, Curtis R., Support Funds, $20,500, "AGR Support Funds Public Service 35."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Lincolnway Energy, LLC, $8,000, "Effects of High Protein DDGS 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., Lincolnway Energy, LLC, $8,000, "Effects of High Protein DDGS on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $25,000, "DSM Nutritional Products Fellowship."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Lincolnway Energy, LLC, $8,000, "Effects of High Protein DDGS 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., Lincolnway Energy, LLC, $8,000, "Effects of High Protein DDGS on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

COMMUNICATIONS AND AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION
Hock, Gaea, US Department of Agriculture, $109,591, "Connecting Research Centers to Secondary Agricultural Education Students in Idaho, Kansas, and Oklahoma."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Lilja, Nina K.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R. (Agricultural Economics), Barkley, Andrew P. (Agricultural Economics), Featherstone, Allen M. (Agricultural Economics), and Schwab, Benjamin B. (Agricultural Economics), US Agency for International Development, "BHEARD Program: Ghana."

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."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Environmental Protection Agency, $7,482, "Fully Utilizing Biomass for Biofuels and Chemicals."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Hoyle, Jared, Support Funds, $13,571, "AHF Support Funds Research 26."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., and Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kansas Water Office, $6,250, "Monitoring the Impacts of Sheridan County 6 Local Enhanced Management Area."

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Kane, Mary R., US Department of Education, $226,281, "FFA-YF/YFW Organization."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Poland, Jesse A., and Neilsen, Mitchell L. (Computer Science), National Science Foundation, $42,500, "BREAD PHENO: High-Throughput Phenotyping with Smart Phones. #phenoApps."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Durrett, Timothy P., United Soybean Board, $75,250, "Blocking Production of Non­metabolizable Carbohydrates by Enhancing Stable Oil Levels in Developing Soybean Seeds."

BIOLOGY
Dodds, Walter K.,Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Zeglin, Lydia H., Kansas Board of Regents, $96,088, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems Across Kansas."

Dodds, Walter K., and Gido, Keith B., National Science Foundation, $46,884, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecosystem Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Dodds, Walter K.,Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Zeglin, Lydia H., National Science Foundation, $130,612, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems (MAPS) Mediating Sustainability: An Observational and Experimental Network Across Kansas."

Gido, Keith B., and Dodds, Walter K., National Science Foundation, $20,093, "Collaborative Research: Stream Consumers and Lotic Ecosystem Rates (SCALER): Scaling from Centimeters to Continents."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $50,000, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $34,000, "Cancer Center Research Awards."

Spooner, Brian S., Support Funds, $2,400, "OBO Biology Student Research Awards."

Tobler, Michi, US Department of Defense, $43,231, "A Comparative Approach to Understanding the Physiological Effects and Processing of Hydrogen Sulfide."

Yang, Zhilong,Comer, Jeffrey R. (Anatomy and Physiology), McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tamura, Masaaki (Anatomy and Physiology), Kansas State University Foundation, $5,250, "2017 Innovation Research Award."

Zeglin, Lydia H.,Dodds, Walter K., and Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Kansas Board of Regents, $48,044, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems Across Kansas."

Zeglin, Lydia H.,Dodds, Walter K., and Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $65,306, "RII Track-1: Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soil Systems (MAPS) Mediating Sustainability: An Observational and Experimental Network Across Kansas."

CHEMISTRY
Higgins, Daniel A., Kansas State University Foundation, $22,500, "Center for Basic Cancer Research: Fraternal Order of Eagles Fund."

Smith, Paul E., W. M. Keck Foundation, $14,250, "Defining the Rules for Rheostatic Modulation of Protein Function."

MATHEMATICS
Jaberi-Douraki, Majid, Kansas State University Foundation, $68,951, "1Data: Creating a Simulation Environment for Human and Animal Health Data."

Mazin, Mikhail, National Science Foundation, $10,000, "Great Plains Combinatorics Conference 2018."

PHYSICS
Ivanov, Andrew G., National Science Foundation, $40,000, "U.S. CMS Operations at the Large Hadron Collider."

Mohammadi, Abdollah, US Department of Energy, $20,990, "Fellowship for 2018 LPC Distinguished Researcher Program."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J., Schools for Quality Education, Inc., $7,000, "Schools for Quality Education (SQE)."

Herrera, Socorro G., USD 259, Wichita, $18,000, "Wichita Schools ESL Professional Development - Beech Elementary."

Herrera, Socorro G., USD 259, Wichita, $18,000, "Wichita Schools ESL Professional Development - Spaght Elementary."

Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $15,000, "NSF INCLUDES: Mississippi Alliance for Women in Computing (MAWC) - Evaluation."

Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $60,000, "RII Track 1: Center for Root & Rhizobiome Inno-vation (CRRI) - Evaluation."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), US Environmental Protection Agency, $7,482, "Fully Utilizing Biomass for Biofuels and Chemicals."

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Neilsen, Mitchell L., and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), National Science Foundation, $7,500, "BREAD PHENO: High-Throughput Phenotyping with Smart Phones. #phenoApps."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Miller, Ruth D., and White, Warren N. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Energy, $5,000, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2018."

Pahwa, Anil, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. & Electric Power Research Ins, $52,453, "Thermal Loading to Prevent Ice on Transmission Lines."

Lin, Dong, Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, $24,000, "3D Printing Biometic Bone Structure with Hierarchical and Interconnected Porosity for Breast Cancer Metastasis."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Goode, Barbara L., Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, $7,100, "Environmental Compliance and Pollution Prevention Assessment, Road and Bridge Property."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
McGregor, Douglas S., and Roberts, Jeremy A., US Department of Energy, $32,208, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

McNeil, Walter J., US Department of Defense, $230,882, "Low-Profile PMT Scintillator Read-Out System."

Roberts, Jeremy A., and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $32,208, "Develop an Active Sensor Array Prototype for Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory."

White, Warren N., and Miller, Ruth D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), US Department of Energy, $5,000, "Kansas State University Wind Turbine Design Team 2018."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

APPAREL, TEXTILES, AND INTERIOR DESIGN
Kaup, Migette L.,Cornelison, Laci J. (Dean of Human Ecology), Doll, Gayle (Dean of Human Ecology), Gfeller, Stephanie (Dean of Human Ecology), and Syme, Maggie L. (Dean of Human Ecology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $44,071, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Cornelison, Laci J.,Doll, Gayle, Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Syme, Maggie L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $146,902, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

Doll, Gayle,Cornelison, Laci J., Gfeller, Stephanie, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Syme, Maggie L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $44,071, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

Gfeller, Stephanie,Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), and Syme, Maggie L., US Department of Health and Human Services, $29,380, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

Syme, Maggie L.,Cornelison, Laci J., Doll, Gayle, Gfeller, Stephanie, and Kaup, Migette L. (Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design), US Department of Health and Human Services, $29,380, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

FOOD, NUTRITION, DIETETICS AND HEALTH
Koppel, Kadri, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments, $62,000, "Shimadzu Equipment Proposal."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Wiles, Bradford B., and Tynon, Erin K. (County Agents-Northeast Sector), US Department of Agriculture, $18,750, "Quality, Affordable Child Care as Economic Development in Rural Communities."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Choi, Seongo, Korean Institute for the Advancement of Technology, $11,000, "A Feasibility Study for the Development of Dissolving Microneedles Containing Biopharmaceuticals with Improved Stability and Bioavailability."

Comer, Jeffrey R.,McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tamura, Masaaki, and Yang, Zhilong (Biology), Kansas State University Foundation, $5,250, "2017 Innovation Research Award."

DeLong, Robert K., Kansas State University Foundation, $11,000, "2017 Innovation Research Award."

Fong, Peying, Kansas State University Foundation, $11,000, "2017 Innovative Research Award."

Magnin-Bissel, Geraldine C., and Marthaler, Douglas (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Health and Human Services, $92,468, "Expansion and Validation of Testing Methods for Food Contaminants in Animal Diagnostic Specimens."

Tamura, Masaaki, euglena Co., Ltd, $5,987, "Evaluation of the Effect of Euglena Water Extract on the Growth of Lung Tumor."

Tamura, Masaaki,Comer, Jeffrey R., McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Yang, Zhilong (Biology), Kansas State University Foundation, $5,250, "2017 Innovation Research Award."

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), Lincolnway Energy, LLC, $8,000, "Effects of High Protein DDGS on Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Fang, Ying, and Marthaler, Douglas (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $21,025, "Development and validation of a rapid ELISA to detect IgA, IgM and IgG in serum and oral fluids to porcine teschovirus."

Fang, Ying, and Marthaler, Douglas (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Swine Health Information Center, $33,017, "Development and validation of ELISA IgA, IgM and IgG in serum and oral fluids to porcine Sapelovirus."

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., Merial Limited, $50,000, "Evaluation of Clinical Protection Afforded by Protypes Vaccines in Ehrlichia Canis Laboratory Model in Dogs."

Ma, Wenjun, US Department of Health and Human Services, $423,172, "Biology and Infection of Bats with Novel Bat Influenza Viruses."

Ma, Wenjun, US Department of Health and Human Services, $180,759, "Evolution and Biology of Influenza B Viruses in Pigs."

McGill, Jodi L.,Comer, Jeffrey R. (Anatomy and Physiology), Tamura, Masaaki (Anatomy and Physiology), and Yang, Zhilong (Biology), Kansas State University Foundation, $5,250, "2017 Innovation Research Award."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Marthaler, Douglas, and Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Swine Health Information Center, $21,025, "Development and validation of a rapid ELISA to detect IgA, IgM and IgG in serum and oral fluids to porcine teschovirus."

Marthaler, Douglas, and Fang, Ying (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Swine Health Information Center, $33,017, "Development and validation of ELISA IgA, IgM and IgG in serum and oral fluids to porcine Sapelovirus."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

COUNTY AGENTS-NORTHEAST SECTOR
Tynon, Erin K., and Wiles, Bradford B. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Agriculture, $6,250, "Quality, Affordable Child Care as Economic Development in Rural Communities."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E., City of Wichita, KS, $35,000, "Urban Tree Canopy Study."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
King, Brenee, and Montelone, Beth A. (Research and Sponsored Programs), National Science Foundation, $2,059, "Recruitment of Underrepresented Minorities into STEM with a Summer Research Immersion Experience."

SCHOOL OF LEADERSHIP STUDIES
Steffensmeier, Timothy R., and Tolar, Mary H., Kansas Leadership Center, $96,161, "Kansas Leadership Center Research Initiative."

Tolar, Mary H., and Steffensmeier, Timothy R., Kansas Leadership Center, $10,685, "Kansas Leadership Center Research Initiative."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROGRAMS
Montelone, Beth A., and King, Brenee (Office of the Provost), National Science Foundation, $2,059, "Recruitment of Underrepresented Minorities into STEM with a Summer Research Immersion Experience."