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Research Awards, October 2017

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Coffey, Brian,Nwadike, Londa S. (Director of Cooperative Extension), Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Trinetta, Valentina (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Yucel, Umut (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $7,009, "Effective Packing Practices to Control Postharvest Disease in Small Fruit Crops."

Golden, Bill B.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $100,947, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

Villoria, Nelson, National Science Foundation, $108,940, "Assessing the Influence of Zero-deforestation Supply Chain Commitments on the Conservation of Ecosystems."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Perumal, Ramasamy,Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), and Sexton-Bowser, Sarah A. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $1,875, "Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar Series."

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

Perumal, Ramasamy,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $4,510, "Germplasm Screening, host interactions, and lodging resilience for stalk rot diseases in Kansas."

Perumal, Ramasamy, and Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $8,230, "Improving Early-season Cold and Drought Tolerance in Grain Sorghum with Genomics and Phenomics."

Perumal, Ramasamy,Jagadish, Krishna SV (Agronomy), Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Prasad, V. P. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), 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."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A., Support Funds, $9,240, "AGR Support Funds Experiment Field 26."

Alvarez Santos, Eduardo,Corwin, Kristan L. (Physics), Washburn, Brian R. (Physics), and Welch, Stephen M., National Science Foundation, $169,243, "MRI: Agro-Combs: Development of A Mid-Infrared Dual-Comb Spectrometer."

Ciampitti, Ignacio,Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $10,091, "Sorghum Production Schools for Kansas."

Fritz, Allan K., and Lollato, Romulo P., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., "Keeping up with Breeding: Improved Management Recommendations at Time of Wheat Variety Release."

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

Jagadish, Krishna SV,Morris, Geoffrey, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Prasad, V. P. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), and Tesso, Tesfaye, Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $22,000, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience."

Jugulam, Mithila, and Thompson, Curtis R., Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $20,000, "Mechanism of Mesotrione Tolerance in Sorghum and Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Tolerance to Synthetic Auxins."

Lollato, Romulo P., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $7,500, "Extension Resources for Kansas Wheat Producers."

Lollato, Romulo P., and Fritz, Allan K., Kansas Wheat Alliance, Inc., $9,000, "Keeping up with Breeding: Improved Management Recommendations at Time of Wheat Variety Release."

Morris, Geoffrey,Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Sexton-Bowser, Sarah A. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $1,875, "Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar Series."

Morris, Geoffrey, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $74,070, "Improving Early-season Cold and Drought Tolerance in Grain Sorghum with Genomics and Phenomics."

Morris, Geoffrey,Jagadish, Krishna SV, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Prasad, V. P. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), 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, and Poland, Jesse A. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Energy, $175,651, "A Reference Phenotyping System for Energy Sorghum."

Patrignani, Andres,Bremer, Dale J. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), US Golf Association, Inc., $38,920, "Development of Irrigation Scheduling Techniques that Conserve Water Using Soil Moisture Sensors, Reference Evapotranspiration, and Turfgrass Quality Data."

Pierzynski, Gary M., Support Funds, $8,000, "Fluid Fertilizer Foundation."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Jagadish, Krishna SV, Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), 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."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., United Soybean Board, $53,035, "Utilizing Unique Genetic Diversity to Combine Elevated Protein Concentration with High Yield in New Varieties and Experimental Lines."

Stamm, Michael J., Great Plains Canola Association, Inc., $5,000, "Promoting Canola Production in the Southern Great Plains through Innovative Extension Education."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Jagadish, Krishna SV, Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., 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, $4,510, "Germplasm Screening, host interactions, and lodging resilience for stalk rot diseases in Kansas."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Jagadish, Krishna SV, Morris, Geoffrey, Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Prasad, V. P. Vara (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), 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, $5,000, "Mechanism of Mesotrione Tolerance in Sorghum and Screening Sorghum Germplasm for Tolerance to Synthetic Auxins."

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

Thompson, Curtis R., Support Funds, $109,750, "AGR Support Funds Public Service 35."

Welch, Stephen M.,Alvarez Santos, Eduardo, Corwin, Kristan L. (Physics), and Washburn, Brian R. (Physics), National Science Foundation, $169,243, "MRI: Agro-Combs: Development of A Mid-Infrared Dual-Comb Spectrometer."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Bradford, Barry J., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Supporting Efforts to Grow the Kansas Dairy Sector."

Gragg, Sara E., and Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Jones-Hamilton Company, $9,923, "Efficacy of Sodium Bisulfate as a Postharvest Wash Water Sanitizer."

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $25,000, "The Effects of Feeding VevoSow on Sow and Litter Performance Experiment #695."

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $45,000, "The Effects of Maternal Dietary Supplementation of Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) in Conjunction with its Metabolite (250HD3) on Lactating Sow Pig Performance."

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $45,000, "The Effects of Maternal Dietary Supplementation of Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) in Conjunction with its Metabolite (250HD3) on Pig Performance."

Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $27,350, "The Effects of Vevovitall and CRINA Piglets AF (VevoWin) on Piglets Performance and Survivalitity."

Trinetta, Valentina,Coffey, Brian (Agricultural Economics), Nwadike, Londa S. (Director of Cooperative Extension), Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Yucel, Umut, US Department of Agriculture, $24,530, "Effective Packing Practices to Control Postharvest Disease in Small Fruit Crops."

Yucel, Umut,Coffey, Brian (Agricultural Economics), Nwadike, Londa S. (Director of Cooperative Extension), Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Trinetta, Valentina, US Department of Agriculture, $21,026, "Effective Packing Practices to Control Postharvest Disease in Small Fruit Crops."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Prasad, V. P. Vara,Jagadish, Krishna SV (Agronomy), Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, "Physiological and Genetic Characterization of Grain Sorghum for Enhancing Terminal Heat and Drought Stress Resilience."

Sexton-Bowser, Sarah A.,Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $3,750, "Center for Sorghum Improvement Seminar Series."

ENTOMOLOGY
Londono, Berlin L., US Department of Agriculture, $62,700, "The Role of Virus-vector Interactions in Emerging Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Outbreaks."

Ruberson, John R., Support Funds, $2,000, "AEN Support Funds Off-Campus 26."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Aldrich, Greg, IsoNova Technologies, Inc., $24,049, "An Evaluation of the Protein Quality of Various Spray Dried Egg Fractions Found in the Feed and Pet Food Market."

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."

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."

Paulk, Chad B., and Stark, Charles, DSM Nutritional Products AG, $10,800, "Stability of Four Commercial Phytase Sources Under Increasing Conditioning Temperatures and Conditioner Retention Time during Pelleting."

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 Paulk, Chad B., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $7,200, "Stability of Four Commercial Phytase Sources Under Increasing Conditioning Temperatures and Conditioner Retention Time during Pelleting."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Bremer, Dale J.,Fry, Jack D., and Patrignani, Andres (Agronomy), US Golf Association, Inc., $51,893, "Development of Irrigation Scheduling Techniques that Conserve Water Using Soil Moisture Sensors, Reference Evapotranspiration, and Turfgrass Quality Data."

Fry, Jack D.,Bremer, Dale J., and Patrignani, Andres (Agronomy), US Golf Association, Inc., $38,920, "Development of Irrigation Scheduling Techniques that Conserve Water Using Soil Moisture Sensors, Reference Evapotranspiration, and Turfgrass Quality Data."

Miller, Chad T., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $10,000, "Understanding the Effects of Root Zone Temperature in Potted Dahlia Production."

Pliakoni, Eleni, and Gragg, Sara E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Jones-Hamilton Company, $3,308, "Efficacy of Sodium Bisulfate as a Postharvest Wash Water Sanitizer."

Pliakoni, Eleni, and Rivard, Cary L., US Agency for International Development, $289,819, "Capacity Building on Produce Postharvest Management in Tanzania."

Pliakoni, Eleni,Coffey, Brian (Agricultural Economics), Nwadike, Londa S. (Director of Cooperative Extension), Trinetta, Valentina (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Yucel, Umut (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $10,513, "Effective Packing Practices to Control Postharvest Disease in Small Fruit Crops."

Rivard, Cary L., and Pliakoni, Eleni, US Agency for International Development, "Capacity Building on Produce Postharvest Management in Tanzania."

Williams, Kimberly A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $10,000, "Updates to Graphical Tracking Guidelines for New Poinsettia Cultivars."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $53,839, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

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 Parental Lines with Enhanced Drought and Cold Tolerance."

Lamm, Freddie R.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $20,189, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Akhunov, Eduard D., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $254,600, "Genome Editing for Improving Wheat Yield and Yield-Related Traits."

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

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

Little, Christopher R.,Jagadish, Krishna SV (Agronomy), Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), 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 Parental Lines with Enhanced Drought and Cold Tolerance."

Little, Christopher R.,Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Grain Sorghum Commission, $36,080, "Germplasm Screening, host interactions, and lodging resilience for stalk rot diseases in Kansas."

Little, Christopher R., North Central Soybean Research Program, $16,050, "Seedling Diseases: Biology, Management and Education."

Poland, Jesse A., and Morris, Geoffrey (Agronomy), US Department of Energy, $86,514, "A Reference Phenotyping System for Energy Sorghum."

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $539,983, "Great Plains Diagnostic Network."

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $44,000, "Regional Center Plant Diagnostics Facility."

Trick, Harold N., and Akhunov, Eduard D., US Department of Agriculture, $80,400, "Genome Editing for Improving Wheat Yield and Yield-Related Traits."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Gillen, Robert L., Support Funds, $21,860, "ASW Support Funds Research 37."

Holman, Johnathon D., Support Funds, $51,680, "ASW Testing of Forage Cultivars."

Kisekka, Isaya,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J., and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $74,028, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

Schlegel, Alan J.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya, Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $20,189, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Prakash, Om, and Zolkiewski, Michal, US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,500, "Multiscale Enhanced Sampling of Disordered Proteins."

Zolkiewski, Michal, and Prakash, Om, US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,500, "Multiscale Enhanced Sampling of Disordered Proteins."

BIOLOGY
Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $180,902, "Population Dynamics, Mobility and Trophic Dynamics of Endangered Fishes in the San Juan River and Adjoining Lake Powell Complex."

CHEMISTRY
Bossmann, Stefan, and Sorensen, Christopher M. (Physics), Hubert Barry Hemsworth, $158,187, "Detonation Graphene Project."

DEAN OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Chakrabarti, Amitabha, Kansas State University Foundation, $80,000, "Michelle Munson-Serban Simu Faculty Stars Recognition Progam."

GEOGRAPHY
Harrington Jr, John A., National Geographic Education Foundation, $41,235, "Kansas 2017-2018 Alliance Grant."

Paul, Bimal K., National Science Foundation, $78,767, "Coastal Erosion Vulnerability, Monsoon Dynamics, and Human Adaptive Response."

HISTORY
Lynn-Sherow, Bonnie, Kansas State University Foundation, $90,135, "Chapman Center for Personnel."

MATHEMATICS
Auckly, David R., National Science Foundation, $299,761, "NSF INCLUDES DDLP: Indigenous Math Circles Community."

PHYSICS
Corwin, Kristan L.,Alvarez Santos, Eduardo (Agronomy), Washburn, Brian R., and Welch, Stephen M. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $676,970, "MRI: Agro-Combs: Development of A Mid-Infrared Dual-Comb Spectrometer."

Schmit, Jeremy D., US Department of Health and Human Services, $279,899, "Theoretical and Computational Modeling of Amyloid Aggregation."

Sorensen, Christopher M., and Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), Hubert Barry Hemsworth, $321,167, "Detonation Graphene Project."

Washburn, Brian R.,Alvarez Santos, Eduardo (Agronomy), Corwin, Kristan L., and Welch, Stephen M. (Agronomy), National Science Foundation, $676,970, "MRI: Agro-Combs: Development of A Mid-Infrared Dual-Comb Spectrometer."

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, US Department of Health and Human Services, $33,750, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Lanz, Bret E., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Support Funds, "Match Funds Agreement for KS0973."

Morgan, Emily M., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., US Department of Agriculture, $120,000, "Technical Assistance to Rural Kansas Communities to Include Regional Thinking, Commmunity Engagement, and Economic Efficiency in Community Facilities Projects."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Lanz, Bret E., Support Funds, $3,000, "Match Funds Agreement for KS0973."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Morgan, Emily M., US Department of Agriculture, $30,000, "Technical Assistance to Rural Kansas Communities to Include Regional Thinking, Commmunity Engagement, and Economic Efficiency in Community Facilities Projects."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Hutchinson, Stacy L., and Parameswaran, Prathap (Civil Engineering), US Department of Defense, $10,000, "Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment."

Liu, Zifei, and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., National Pork Board, $59,615, "A Meta-analysis of Life Cycle Assessments on Environmental Footprints of Five Finishing Swine Diets."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Liu, Zifei, National Pork Board, $6,624, "A Meta-analysis of Life Cycle Assessments on Environmental Footprints of Five Finishing Swine Diets."

Rogers, Danny H.,Aguilar, Jonathan P. (Southwest Area Office), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J. (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L. (Southwest Area Office), US Department of Agriculture, $100,947, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Parameswaran, Prathap, and Hutchinson, Stacy L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Defense, $10,000, "Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor (AnMBR) for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment."

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Amariucai, George, National Science Foundation, $10,541, "SBE: Small: Continuous Human-User Authentication by Induced Procedural Visual-Motor Biometrics."

Hsu, William H., US Department of Energy, $50,000, "Capability Inference based on Dynamic Topic Modeling and Text Information Extraction."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Pahwa, Anil, Sunflower Electric Power Corp. & Electric Power Research Ins, $9,336, "Thermal Loading to Prevent Ice on Transmission Lines."

Shadmand, Mohammad B., Qatar Foundation, $63,610, "1-MW PV Power RD&D Using SiC-based qZS Cascade Multilevel Inverter and Battery Energy Storage."

Thompson, David E., US Department of Energy, $15,000, "Real-Time Navigation System Simulation Advancement."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., Support Funds, $2,732, "Thermal Properties of Textile Products."

Eckels, Steven J.,Bindra, Hitesh (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and McGregor, Douglas S. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), US Department of Energy, $217,600, "Influence of Dissolved Salts and Impurities in Seawater on Heat Transfer Degradation and Fluid Flow Through Fuel Channels Debris Bed."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hanson, Brian R.,Snead, Bruce C., and Snyder, Kristina E., US Environmental Protection Agency, $70,000, "National Radon Program Services (NRPS)."

Larson, Nancy J., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, $15,000, "Kansas Food Recovery Technical Assistance Partnership."

Larson, Nancy J., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $229,247, "Small Business Environmental Assistance Program 2018."

Snead, Bruce C.,Hanson, Brian R., and Snyder, Kristina E., US Environmental Protection Agency, $80,000, "National Radon Program Services (NRPS)."

Snyder, Kristina E.,Hanson, Brian R., and Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $50,000, "National Radon Program Services (NRPS)."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Bahadori, Amir, KBRwyle, $100,000, "Radiation Transport Simulations in Support of Active Shielding Measurement Campaign."

Bindra, Hitesh,Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), and McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $211,200, "Influence of Dissolved Salts and Impurities in Seawater on Heat Transfer Degradation and Fluid Flow Through Fuel Channels Debris Bed."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Energy, $34,232, "Advanced Manufacturing of Micro Pocket Fission Detector (MPFD)."

McGregor, Douglas S.,Bindra, Hitesh, and Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Energy, $211,200, "Influence of Dissolved Salts and Impurities in Seawater on Heat Transfer Degradation and Fluid Flow Through Fuel Channels Debris Bed."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

FOOD, NUTRITION, DIETETICS AND HEALTH
Hanson, Jennifer, and VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K. (School of Family Studies and Human Services), US Department of Agriculture, $417,150, "4-H Military Partnership and Outreach Support Program."

KINESIOLOGY
Ade, Carl, and Barstow, Thomas J., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $87,500, "Identification of Aerobic Fitness Standards for Exploration Mission Tasks."

Barstow, Thomas J., and Ade, Carl, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $87,500, "Identification of Aerobic Fitness Standards for Exploration Mission Tasks."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Johannes, Elaine M., and Yelland, Erin L., US Department of Agriculture, $126,953, "Kansas Masters Health Volunteers."

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., and Hanson, Jennifer (Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health), US Department of Agriculture, $2,363,850, "4-H Military Partnership and Outreach Support Program."

VerBrugge (Glasscock), Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $450,000, "CYFAR 4-H Military Partnership Professional Development and Technical Assistance Program."

Yelland, Erin L., and Johannes, Elaine M., US Department of Agriculture, $190,430, "Kansas Masters Health Volunteers."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
DeLong, Robert K., and Lin, Zhoumeng, US Department of Health and Human Services, $3,800, "Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling and Analysis of Nanoparticle Delivery to Tumors."

Gehring, Ronette, and Volkova, Victoriya (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $7,434, "Investigating Pharmacodynamics of Antimicrobials against Bacteria Accumulating Resistance."

Lin, Zhoumeng, US Department of Agriculture, $100,000, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)."

Lin, Zhoumeng, and DeLong, Robert K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $72,200, "Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling and Analysis of Nanoparticle Delivery to Tumors."

Xiong, Yulan, William N. and Bernice E. Bumpus Foundation, $50,000, "Identification and Characterization of the LRRK2 Guanine Nucleotide-Exchange Factor (GEF)."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Wouda, Raelene, Johnson Center for Basic Cancer Research, $6,000, "Center of Excellence Planning Grant on Veterinary Oncology."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Davis, A. Sally, US Department of Agriculture, $69,350, "Development of Tools for the Pathological Characterization of Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection."

Faburay, Bonto,Morozov, Igor, Richt, Juergen, and Trujillo, Jessie D., US Department of Homeland Security, $84,722, "Proj 1: Point of Care Diagnostics for the Field Identification of High Priority Transboundary Animal Diseases. Proj 2: Development of an Efficacious DIVA Compatible Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever Virus and Complementary DIVA Diagnostic."

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

Morozov, Igor,Faburay, Bonto, Richt, Juergen, and Trujillo, Jessie D., US Department of Homeland Security, $56,482, "Proj 1: Point of Care Diagnostics for the Field Identification of High Priority Transboundary Animal Diseases. Proj 2: Development of an Efficacious DIVA Compatible Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever Virus and Complementary DIVA Diagnostic."

Mwangi, Waithaka, and Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Agriculture, $285,922, "Efficacy of Prototype Live-vectored Polyvalent African Swine Fever Virus Vaccines."

Richt, Juergen, US Department of Agriculture, $52,492, "Molecular Analytical Methods Development to Support Arbovirus Research."

Richt, Juergen,Faburay, Bonto, Morozov, Igor, and Trujillo, Jessie D., US Department of Homeland Security, $56,482, "Proj 1: Point of Care Diagnostics for the Field Identification of High Priority Transboundary Animal Diseases. Proj 2: Development of an Efficacious DIVA Compatible Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever Virus and Complementary DIVA Diagnostic."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, $66,576, "Adaptation of PRRSV to Genetic Modifications in CD163."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Mwangi, Waithaka, US Department of Agriculture, $134,551, "Efficacy of Prototype Live-vectored Polyvalent African Swine Fever Virus Vaccines."

Sanderson, Michael W., US Department of Health and Human Services, $21,846, "Ensemble Prediction for Foot-and-Mouth Disease."

Trujillo, Jessie D.,Faburay, Bonto, Morozov, Igor, and Richt, Juergen, US Department of Homeland Security, $84,722, "Proj 1: Point of Care Diagnostics for the Field Identification of High Priority Transboundary Animal Diseases. Proj 2: Development of an Efficacious DIVA Compatible Vaccine for Rift Valley Fever Virus and Complementary DIVA Diagnostic."

Volkova, Victoriya, and Gehring, Ronette (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $364,265, "Investigating Pharmacodynamics of Antimicrobials against Bacteria Accumulating Resistance."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Lubbers, Brian, US Department of Health and Human Services, $26,499, "KSVDL Vet-LRN Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Program."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Nwadike, Londa S.,Coffey, Brian (Agricultural Economics), Pliakoni, Eleni (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Trinetta, Valentina (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Yucel, Umut (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Agriculture, $7,009, "Effective Packing Practices to Control Postharvest Disease in Small Fruit Crops."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Biles, Larry E., US Department of Agriculture, $200,000, "NRCS Technical Service Provider."

NORTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Haag, Lucas A., Support Funds, $1,400, "XNW Support Funds Public Service Off Campus 26."

Haag, Lucas A., Valent BioSciences, Corporation, $32,724, "Testing Agricultural Chemical."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Aguilar, Jonathan P.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L., US Department of Agriculture, $100,947, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

Foster, Anserd J.,Aguilar, Jonathan P., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Vandeveer, Monte L., US Department of Agriculture, $100,947, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

Onstad, Christen P., Support Funds, $2,000, "XSW Support Funds Public Service 35."

Vandeveer, Monte L., US Department of Agriculture, $9,088, "Risk Management Education for Livestock and Forage Producers, Women in Agriculture and New and Beginning Producers in the Topeka Region.."

Vandeveer, Monte L.,Aguilar, Jonathan P., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Foster, Anserd J., Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Kisekka, Isaya (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), US Department of Agriculture, $100,947, "Using Farmer-Based Water Technology Farms to Implement New Irrigation Technologies to Sustain the Rural Economy."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Burton, Kenneth R., US Department of Agriculture, $70,000, "FY17 Decontamination of Field Equipment."

Burton, Kenneth R., US Department of Homeland Security, $324,528, "Development of a National Livestock Readiness Program (NLRP) for Local, State, and Regional Agriculture Response."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Booker, Monshonda, US Department of Education, $6,438, "Kansas State University - Salina Upward Bound."

Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $260,137, "Ronald E. McNair PostBaccalaureate Achievement Program 2017 - 2022."

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Mitchell, Rose M., US Department of Education, $134,539, "Child Care Access Means Parents at K-State 2017 - 2021."