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Research Awards, August 2017

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Tonsor, Glynn T., US Department of Agriculture, $139,211, "A Human Behavioral Approach to Reducing the Impact of Livestock Pest or Disease Incursions of Socio-economic Importance."

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

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A., Support Funds, $4,000, "AGR Support Funds Experiment Field 26."

Lin, Xiaomao,DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Lollato, Romulo P., Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Reducing the Impact of Fusarium Head Blight."

Lollato, Romulo P.,DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Lin, Xiaomao, Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Reducing the Impact of Fusarium Head Blight."

Moorberg, Colby, Monsanto Company, $15,200, "Service Order No. 51."

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

Presley, DeAnn R.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Rice, Charles W.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $667,779, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J., and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

Tomlinson, Peter J.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J., and Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G., NutriQuest, $20,763, "Evaluation of NutriQuest Topical Heat Strees Aid for Reducing Heat Stress in Lactatin Dairy Cows."

Bradford, Barry J.,Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G., Hulbert, Lindsey E., and McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phibro Animal Health Corporation, $59,702, "Evaluating Impacts of Omnigen on Immun/Reproductive Interactions during the Transition to Lactation."

Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G., and Bradford, Barry J., NutriQuest, $10,227, "Evaluation of NutriQuest Topical Heat Strees Aid for Reducing Heat Stress in Lactatin Dairy Cows."

Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G.,Bradford, Barry J., Hulbert, Lindsey E., and McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phibro Animal Health Corporation, $42,645, "Evaluating Impacts of Omnigen on Immun/Reproductive Interactions during the Transition to Lactation."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, $13,800, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Either Iron Sulfate or a New Source of Dietary Iron on Growth Performance and Iron Status of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, $13,800, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Either Iron Sulfate or a New Source of Dietary Iron on Growth Performance and Iron Status of Nursery Pigs."

Hulbert, Lindsey E.,Bradford, Barry J., Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G., and McGill, Jodi L. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Phibro Animal Health Corporation, $25,587, "Evaluating Impacts of Omnigen on Immun/Reproductive Interactions during the Transition to Lactation."

Jones, Cassandra K.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D., and Woodworth, Jason C., National Pork Board, $4,364, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $29,347, "Extension Education Position Support."

Rolf, Megan, US Department of Agriculture, $39,342, "Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program - 2017 - Asia and Latin America: Biotechnology."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Woodworth, Jason C., Micronutrients, $13,800, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Either Iron Sulfate or a New Source of Dietary Iron on Growth Performance and Iron Status of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Jones, Cassandra K., Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Woodworth, Jason C., National Pork Board, $2,910, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

Tokach, Michael D.,Tokach, Lisa M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vipham, Jessie (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, $90,000, "Improved Pig Health and Nutrition: The Major Drivers of Profitability and Sustainability for Smallholder Farmers in Cambodia."

Woodworth, Jason C.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $13,800, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Either Iron Sulfate or a New Source of Dietary Iron on Growth Performance and Iron Status of Nursery Pigs."

Woodworth, Jason C.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Jones, Cassandra K., Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D., National Pork Board, $4,364, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Vipham, Jessie,Tokach, Lisa M. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Agency for International Development, $30,000, "Improved Pig Health and Nutrition: The Major Drivers of Profitability and Sustainability for Smallholder Farmers in Cambodia."

ENTOMOLOGY
Londono, Berlin L., Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, $25,226, "Mosquito Vector Exposure in DoD Beneficiaries Going to High Risk Regions for Malaria or Arboviral Infections."

Ruberson, John R., Support Funds, $6,000, "AEN Multi-Sponsor Off-Campus 26."

Smith, C. Michael, US Department of Agriculture, $109,117, "Principles Underlying the Spread of Sorghum Halepense, Toward its Containment and Mitigation."

Zurek, Ludek, US Department of Agriculture, $180,000, "Fly-microbe Interactions Across Life History."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Aldrich, Greg, Jones-Hamilton Company, $31,130, "Assessing the Efficacy of Chemical Treatment to Control Salmonella in Rendered Chicken Fat."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $9,000, "Acquisition of Goods and Services."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Fry, Jack D., US Golf Association, Inc., $3,500, "Evaluation of Experimental Bermudagrasses in Kansas."

Sharp, Ryan L., US Department of the Interior, $94,031, "Visitor Use Study - Extended Day Use on Corridor Trails, Grand Canyon National Park."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $760,957, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
DeWolf, Erick D.,Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Lollato, Romulo P. (Agronomy), Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Reducing the Impact of Fusarium Head Blight."

DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $86,176, "Prediction Models and Improved Pre-Harvest Estimates of Deoxynivalenol."

Gill, Bikram S., and Poland, Jesse A., National Science Foundation, $46,250, "I/UCRC: Collaborative Research: Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium."

Leslie, John F., and Toomajian, Christopher, US Department of Agriculture, $4,725, "Population Genomics to Identify Fusarium graminearum Genes to Target."

Poland, Jesse A., and Gill, Bikram S., National Science Foundation, $46,250, "I/UCRC: Collaborative Research: Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium."

Toomajian, Christopher, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, $42,522, "Population Genomics to Identify Fusarium graminearum Genes to Target."

Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $57,672, "A Centralized Wheat Transformation Facility for the Fusarium Community."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Sassenrath, Gretchen F., Cytokinetics, Inc., $7,000, "Testing Additives for Yield Improvement in Row Crops."

Sassenrath, Gretchen F.,DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Lollato, Romulo P. (Agronomy), and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $10,000, "Reducing the Impact of Fusarium Head Blight."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Klebba, Phillip E., Kansas State University Foundation, $20,366, "Cancer Center Research Core."

BIOLOGY
Briggs, John M., and Horne, Eva A., National Science Foundation, $112,468, "Infrastructure Improvements in Support of Grassland and Native Grazer Research at Konza Prairie Biological Station."

Fleming, Sherry D., American Heart Association, Inc., $14,200, "Complement Activation in Pregnancy and Hypertension."

Haukos, David A., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $40,000, "Establishment and Operation of the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit."

Horne, Eva A., and Briggs, John M., National Science Foundation, $112,468, "Infrastructure Improvements in Support of Grassland and Native Grazer Research at Konza Prairie Biological Station."

McDonald, Jocelyn A., National Science Foundation, $105,000, "Phosphatase Control of Collective Cell Migration during Development."

Olson, Bradley J., National Science Foundation, $900,000, "Co-option of Cell Cycle Regulation for Multicellular Evolution."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $15,863, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

Wallace, Nicholas, US Department of Defense, $510,231, "Cutaneous Human Papillomaviruses as Co-Factors in Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer." 

CHEMISTRY
Bossmann, Stefan,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bailey, Heather R. (Psychological Sciences), Cain, Mary E. (Psychological Sciences), Kirkpatrick, Kimberly (Psychological Sciences), Loschky, Lester C. (Psychological Sciences), and Pickens II, Charles (Psychological Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $45,555, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

Hua, Duy H., and Li, Jun, US Department of Health and Human Services, $120,017, "Rapid Protease Profiling with a Multiplex Electronic Method for Detection of Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer."

Jankowiak, Ryszard J., US Department of Energy, $182,276, "Mutants of Light Harvesting Antennas and Reaction Centers: Disorder, Excitonic Structure, Electron Transfer, and Excitation Energy Transfer Dynamics."

Li, Jun, National Science Foundation, $298,367, "Exploring Specific Heating in Microwave-assisted Synthesis of Hierarchical Hybrid Nanomaterials for Future Sustainable Batteries."

Li, Jun, and Hua, Duy H., US Department of Health and Human Services, $280,040, "Rapid Protease Profiling with a Multiplex Electronic Method for Detection of Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Cancer."

MATHEMATICS
Auckly, David R., and Blank, Ivan, National Science Foundation, $9,992, "Midwest Geometry Conference 2017."

Blank, Ivan, and Auckly, David R., National Science Foundation, $9,992, "Midwest Geometry Conference 2017."

PHYSICS
Laverty, James, National Science Foundation, $287,681, "Collaborative Research: Extending A Coherent Gateway to STEM Teaching and Learning."

Sayre, Eleanor C., National Science Foundation, $1,517,083, "Collaborative Research: PhysPort's Usability and Impact on Faculty Teaching Practice."

Thumm, Uwe, National Science Foundation, $90,000, "Attosecond Time-resolved Quantum Dynamics: From Atoms Towards Nanostructures."

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Bailey, Heather R.,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Cain, Mary E., Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, Loschky, Lester C., and Pickens II, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, $478,323, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

Cain, Mary E.,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bailey, Heather R., Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, Loschky, Lester C., and Pickens II, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, $478,323, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

Kirkpatrick, Kimberly,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bailey, Heather R., Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Cain, Mary E., Loschky, Lester C., and Pickens II, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, $546,655, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

Loschky, Lester C.,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bailey, Heather R., Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Cain, Mary E., Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, and Pickens II, Charles, US Department of Health and Human Services, $159,441, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

Pickens II, Charles,Andresen, Daniel A. (Computer Science), Bailey, Heather R., Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Cain, Mary E., Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, and Loschky, Lester C., US Department of Health and Human Services, $478,323, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Middendorf, Gerad D.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $93,178, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

STATISTICS
Hefley, Trevor,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $14,548, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Liang, Jia,Fitzsimmons, Eric J. (Civil Engineering), Kulesza, Stacey E. (Civil Engineering), and Zacharakis, Jeffrey T., National Science Foundation, $39,981, "Research Initiation: Investigating the Role of Social Responsibility on Veteran Student Retention."

Zacharakis, Jeffrey T.,Fitzsimmons, Eric J. (Civil Engineering), Kulesza, Stacey E. (Civil Engineering), and Liang, Jia, National Science Foundation, $19,991, "Research Initiation: Investigating the Role of Social Responsibility on Veteran Student Retention."

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."

Morgan, Heather M., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Agriculture, $72,000, "Rural Small Business Marketing and E-commerce Technical Assistance."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Morgan, Heather M., US Department of Agriculture, $8,000, "Rural Small Business Marketing and E-commerce Technical Assistance."

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

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE
Buyle, Raymond J.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Harner III, Joseph P.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Sharda, Ajay, Deere & Company, $11,250, "Quantifying PWM Nozzle Body Flow and Pressure."

Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $9,000, "Acquisition of Goods and Services."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Edgar, James H.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Fitzsimmons, Eric J.,Kulesza, Stacey E., Liang, Jia (Educational Leadership), and Zacharakis, Jeffrey T. (Educational Leadership), National Science Foundation, $69,967, "Research Initiation: Investigating the Role of Social Responsibility on Veteran Student Retention."

Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $7,775, "Review of QC/QA Data to Improve Current Specifications for PCC Pavements in Kansas."

Kulesza, Stacey E.,Fitzsimmons, Eric J., Liang, Jia (Educational Leadership), and Zacharakis, Jeffrey T. (Educational Leadership), National Science Foundation, $69,967, "Research Initiation: Investigating the Role of Social Responsibility on Veteran Student Retention."

Stokes, Robert W.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Andresen, Daniel A.,Bailey, Heather R. (Psychological Sciences), Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Cain, Mary E. (Psychological Sciences), Kirkpatrick, Kimberly (Psychological Sciences), Loschky, Lester C. (Psychological Sciences), and Pickens II, Charles (Psychological Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $91,109, "Cognitive and Neurobiological Approaches to Plasticity (C-NAP)."

DeLoach, Scott A.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Hatcliff, John M.,Mizuno, Masaaki, and Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of the Interior, $139,553, "Modeling Security/Safety Interactions in Buildings for Compositional Security/Safety Control."

Mizuno, Masaaki,Hatcliff, John M., and Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of the Interior, $143,782, "Modeling Security/Safety Interactions in Buildings for Compositional Security/Safety Control."

Neilsen, Mitchell L.,Hatcliff, John M., and Mizuno, Masaaki, US Department of the Interior, $139,553, "Modeling Security/Safety Interactions in Buildings for Compositional Security/Safety Control."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Clark, Gary A.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Dawson, Darren M., DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Dawson, Darren M.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A., DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $350,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Scoglio, Caterina M., US Department of Agriculture, $65,925, "Long-distance Dispersal and Disease Outbreaks: Effects of Initial Prevalence, Basic Reproduction Number, and Control Tactics."

Thompson, David E., US Department of Energy, $26,280, "Real-Time Navigation System Simulation Advancement."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Maghirang, Ronaldo G.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Kramer, Bradley A.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Dunn, William L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Kramer, Bradley A., National Science Foundation, $49,540, "2018 NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., Support Funds, $10,676, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Goode, Barbara L., and Larson, Nancy J., US Environmental Protection Agency, $21,250, "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, $63,750, "Development and Management of the National Small Business Ombudsman/Small Business Environmental Assistance Provider 507 Program Website."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Dunn, William L.,Buyle, Raymond J. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Dawson, Darren M. (Dean of Engineering), DeLoach, Scott A. (Computer Science), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Engineering Experiment Station), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, $315,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Hosni, Mohammad H., US Department of Energy, $177,500, "Nuclear Energy University Programs Fellowship and Scholarship Support."

McNeil, Walter J., US Department of Defense, $149,936, "Low-Profile HPGE Gama Ray Spectrometer for Radiological Detection, Localization, and Isotope Identification."

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, $186,436, "Healthy REWARDS (Relationships, Expectations, Willpower, Aspirations, Reactions, Decisions, Self-esteem): An Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Risk Avoidance."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Rosenkranz, Richard R., US Department of Agriculture, $31,764, "Dissemination of the Evidence-Based SWITCH Program for Childhood Obesity Prevention."

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

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
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, $186,436, "Healthy REWARDS (Relationships, Expectations, Willpower, Aspirations, Reactions, Decisions, Self-esteem): An Evidence-Based Approach to Sexual Risk Avoidance."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Apley, Michael D., and Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), US Department of Health and Human Services, $201,000, "Characterization of Antimicrobial Use in Beef Feedlots and Dairies."

Davis, Elizabeth G., and Rush, Bonnie R. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), PetSmart Charities, $118,254, "Shelter Medicine Program at Kansas State University."

Schermerhorn, Thomas, Baycom Diagnostic LLC, $15,000, "Investigation of Blood HbA1c as a Marker for Glucose Control in Diabetic Dogs."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Rush, Bonnie R., and Davis, Elizabeth G. (Clinical Sciences), PetSmart Charities, $118,254, "Shelter Medicine Program at Kansas State University."

White, Bradley J., US Department of Agriculture, $50,000, "Validation of Within-farm Disease-spread Model in InterSpread Plus with Data Collected from US Feedlots."

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, $13,800, "Effects of Feeding Increasing Levels of Iron from Either Iron Sulfate or a New Source of Dietary Iron on Growth Performance and Iron Status of Nursery Pigs."

Dritz, Steven S.,Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Rowland, Raymond R. R., Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $10,183, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

Ma, Wenjun, and Richt, Juergen, US Department of Health and Human Services, $76,980, "Syndromic Surveillance of Swine Influenza Viruses in the United States."

McGill, Jodi L.,Bradford, Barry J. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Delamanha Mendonca, Luis G. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Hulbert, Lindsey E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Phibro Animal Health Corporation, $42,645, "Evaluating Impacts of Omnigen on Immun/Reproductive Interactions during the Transition to Lactation."

Richt, Juergen, and Ma, Wenjun, US Department of Health and Human Services, $76,980, "Syndromic Surveillance of Swine Influenza Viruses in the United States."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Dritz, Steven S., Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Niederwerder, Megan (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $29,095, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., PIC North America (PIC USA, Inc.), $9,000, "Use of Genetically Modified Pigs to Evaluate PRRS Virus Susceptibility."

Tokach, Lisa M.,Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Vipham, Jessie (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), US Agency for International Development, "Improved Pig Health and Nutrition: The Major Drivers of Profitability and Sustainability for Smallholder Farmers in Cambodia."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Anderson, Gary A., and Henningson, Jamie N., US Department of Agriculture, "NAHLN Support."

Henningson, Jamie N., and Anderson, Gary A., US Department of Agriculture, $68,509, "NAHLN Support."

Lubbers, Brian, and Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $99,000, "Characterization of Antimicrobial Use in Beef Feedlots and Dairies."

Niederwerder, Megan,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Hefley, Trevor (Statistics), Jones, Cassandra K. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Woodworth, Jason C. (Animal Sciences and Industry), National Pork Board, $80,012, "Assessing the Risk of African Swine Fever Virus (ASFV) Transmission in Feed."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $209,133, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Farney, Jaymelynn K., Merck Animal Health, $8,001, "Comparison of Revalor-G and Synovex One Grass on Double Stocked Native Flint Hills Pasture."

Shoup, Douglas E.,DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Lin, Xiaomao (Agronomy), Lollato, Romulo P. (Agronomy), and Sassenrath, Gretchen F. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Reducing the Impact of Fusarium Head Blight."

Shoup, Douglas E.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), and Waggoner, Justin (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $15,530, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Onstad, Christen P., Support Funds, $12,500, "XSW Support Funds Public Service 35."

Waggoner, Justin,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Middendorf, Gerad D. (Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), and Tomlinson, Peter J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $15,530, "Resilience and Vulnerability of Beef Cattle Production in the Southern Great Plains under Changing Climate, Land Use, and Markets."

K-STATE POLYTECHNIC CAMPUS

SALINA INFORMATION SYSTEMS
Gaeddert, Terri J., Kansas Board of Regents, $166,468, "Enriching and Integrating 21st Century Science and Technology Knowledge and Skills into Today's Classroom Through Effective Partnerships."

SALINA RESEARCH AND ENGAGEMENT
Carraway, Kurt J., and Meyer, Andrea C., PrecisionHawk USA, Inc., $204, "Task Order 3."

Meyer, Andrea C., and Carraway, Kurt J., PrecisionHawk USA, Inc., $204, "Task Order 3."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Procter, David E., Kansas Health Foundation, $886,600, "Healthy Food First Collaborative: A Technical Assistance Center and Learning Laboratory."

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Herman, Michael A., National Science Foundation, $368,000, "NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) - 2017-2022."

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
Chapman, Grant M., US Agency for International Development, $25,249, "Peace Corps Recruiter."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Niehoff, Ruth A., Kansas State University Foundation, $20,000, "Spainhour Faculty Chair for KAWSE."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

RESEARCH AND SPONSORED PROGRAMS
Marino, Mary Lou, and Montelone, Beth A., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $21,421, "National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018."

Montelone, Beth A., and Marino, Mary Lou, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $21,421, "National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018."