Research Awards, September 2012

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R.,Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Ross, Kara, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, $367,946, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Bergtold, Jason S.,Caldas, Marcellus M. (Geography), and Xia, Tian, National Science Foundation, $194,428, "Collaborative Research: Land Change in Brazil's Cerrado: Ethanol and Sugar Cane Expansion at the Farm and Industry Scale."

Briggeman, Brian C., Multi-Sponsor, $60,000, "Arthur Capper Cooperative Center."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Dhuyvetter, Kevin C., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Dalton, Timothy J.,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Ross, Kara, and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.,Dalton, Timothy J., Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $19,725, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Golden, Bill B.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $7,633, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Peterson, Jeffrey M.,Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), and Rezac, Mary E. (Chemical Engineering), National Science Foundation, "IGERT: From Crops to Commuting: Integrating the Social, Technological, and Agricultural Aspects of Renewable and Sustainable Biorefining (I-STAR)."

Ross, Kara,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Zereyesus, Yacob, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Xia, Tian,Bergtold, Jason S., and Caldas, Marcellus M. (Geography), National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Land Change in Brazil's Cerrado: Ethanol and Sugar Cane Expansion at the Farm and Industry Scale."

Zereyesus, Yacob,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R., Dalton, Timothy J., Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Ross, Kara, US Department of Agriculture, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Blanco, Humberto,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $2,290, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Perumal, Ramasamy, US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Enhancement of Cold Tolerance in Sorghums."

AGRONOMY
Blocksome, Carolyn E.,Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Shroyer, James P., US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

Blocksome, Carolyn E.,Devlin, Daniel L., and Haukos, David A., US Department of the Interior, $122,392, "Great Plains Fire Exchange Consortium - Outreach Specialist Position."

Blocksome, Carolyn E., and Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,000, "Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan."

Fritz, Allan K., US Department of Agriculture, $42,633, "Wheat Stem Rust Cooperative Research - Kansas State University."

Janssen, Keith A.,Shoup, Douglas E., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Jugulam, Mithila, Monsanto Company, $125,380, "Service Order #43, Weed Minton, J. Ernest, and Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, "Development and Management of Canola in the Great Plains Region."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Schapaugh Jr, William T., The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, $79,266, "Development of Soybean Lines with Improved Tolerance to Heat and Drought."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Tesso, Tesfaye, and Yu, Jianming, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, $61,250, "Enhancement of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Presley, DeAnn R., Rice, Charles W., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, $157,798, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Pagadala, P. V. Vara,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (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), Staggenborg, Scott A., and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $4,580, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $215,760, "Develop High- Throughout Markers for Genetic Improvement of Wheat for Multiple Traits."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $191,500, "Development of Abiotic Stress Resistant Wheat Germplasm."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $27,112, "Development of Enhanced Features, Improved Documentation and Expanded Databases for WEPS."

Pierzynski, Gary M., US Department of Agriculture, $87,500, "Enhancements to the Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS)."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Rice, Charles W., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Rice, Charles W.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., and Staggenborg, Scott A., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Stamm, Michael J., US Department of Agriculture, "Helping Kansas Producers and Ranchers Understand and Use Good Farming Practices for Winter Canola in Partnership with the Topeka Regional Office."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Koch Agriculture, Inc., $9,070, "Field Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilizer Additives using Urea - 2012."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., and Pagadala, P. V. Vara, The United Sorghum Checkoff Program Board, "Development of Soybean Lines with Improved Tolerance to Heat and Drought."

Schapaugh Jr, William T., US Department of Agriculture, $51,500, "High-Impact Research for Soybean Improvement using Genetics and Genomics (Nested Association Mapping (NAM) of Genes Controlling Soybean Yield and other Key Traits)."

Shroyer, James P.,Blocksome, Carolyn E., Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Presley, DeAnn R., and Rice, Charles W., US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Staggenborg, Scott A.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara, Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Stamm, Michael J., and Minton, J. Ernest, US Department of Agriculture, $18,748, "Development and Management of Canola in the Great Plains Region."

Stamm, Michael J.,Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Roozeboom, Kraig L., US Department of Agriculture, $79,033, "Helping Kansas Producers and Ranchers Understand and Use Good Farming Practices for Winter Canola in Partnership with the Topeka Regional Office."

Tesso, Tesfaye,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Yu, Jianming, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, "Enhancement of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Sorghum."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $12,900, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

Yu, Jianming, Binational Agricultural Research and Development Fund (BARD), $109,000, "Combining Diversity within Sorghum Bicolor for Genomic and Fine Mapping of Intra-allelic Interactions underlying Heterosis."

Yu, Jianming,Pagadala, P. V. Vara, and Tesso, Tesfaye, United Sorghum Checkoff Program, "Enhancement of Drought and Heat Tolerance in Sorghum."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Blasi, Dale A., Intervet, Inc., $87,486, "Determination of the Efficacy of a Single Subcutaneous Injection of Tildipirosin (4 mg/kg body weight) in Conjunction with the Use Nasalgen IP and Safeguard Dewormer Prior to Shipment Compared to its Use On-Arrival for the Prevention of Naturally Occuring Bovine Respiratory Disease."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "The Effects MicroSource S on the Growth Performance and Fecal Consistency of Growing and Finishing Pigs fed Corn-soybean Meal-Based and Corn-DDGS- soybean Meal-based Diets, as well as the Pen Cleaning Time and Post-Cleaning Microbial Load after Barn Close-out."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Elanco Animal Health, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

Gonzalez, John M.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Elanco Animal Health, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "The Effects MicroSource S on the Growth Performance and Fecal Consistency of Growing and Finishing Pigs fed Corn-soybean Meal-Based and Corn- DDGS-soybean Meal-based Diets, as well as the Pen Cleaning Time and Post-Cleaning Microbial Load after Barn Close-out."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Elanco Animal Health, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $18,570, "Extension Education Position Support."

Lee, Charles D., US Department of Agriculture, $1,000, "North Central Regional Aquaculture Center Extension Project."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "The Effects MicroSource S on the Growth Performance and Fecal Consistency of Growing and Finishing Pigs fed Corn-soybean Meal-Based and Corn-DDGS- soybean Meal-based Diets, as well as the Pen Cleaning Time and Post-Cleaning Microbial Load after Barn Close-out."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Elanco Animal Health, $66,523, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

Nutsch, Abbey L., and Kastner, Justin J. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Curricular, Experiential, and Skill-Development Education: Frontier's Enduring Food Defense and Border Security Career Development Program."

Stevenson, Jeffrey S., Select Sires, $17,200, "Timing of Ovulation with Select Detect in Lactating Dairy Cows before Artificial Insemination."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $25,000, "The Effects MicroSource S on the Growth Performance and Fecal Consistency of Growing and Finishing Pigs fed Corn-soybean Meal-Based and Corn- DDGS-soybean Meal-based Diets, as well as the Pen Cleaning Time and Post-Cleaning Microbial Load after Barn Close-out."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Gonzalez, John M., Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., Elanco Animal Health, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

DEAN OF AGRICULTURE AND DIRECTOR OF AES
Floros, John D., and Peters, Paula (Director of Cooperative Extension), University of Missouri, "Memorandum of Agreement."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A., and Zhu, Kun Yan, American Floral Endowment, $25,000, "Effect of Pesticide Mixtures in Controlling Arthropod Pests of Greenhouses."

Cloyd, Raymond A.,Phillips, Thomas W., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Cloyd, Raymond A., US Department of Agriculture, $5,000, "Interregional Research Project No. 4 Minor Crop Pest Management for the North Central Region."

Miller, Frannie L., US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Pesticide Safety Education Program."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $7,600, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Phillips, Thomas W., US Department of Agriculture, $3,000, "Factors Affecting Hemotophagous Arthropod Attraction to Infected and Uninfected Animals."

Reese, John C.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Ruberson, John R., US Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Wheat-Hessian Fly Interaction and Plant Resistance Mechanisms."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Phillips, Thomas W., and Reese, John C., Multi-Sponsor, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

Zhu, Kun Yan, and Cloyd, Raymond A., American Floral Endowment, "Effect of Pesticide Mixtures in Controlling Arthropod Pests of Greenhouses."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly,Campabadal, Carlos, Maier, Dirk E., McKinney, Brian L., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, $120,000, "Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling Facilities: Preventive Precaution, Awareness Creation."

Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, and Frey, David E., US Department of Agriculture, $52,803, "Training on Khapra Beetle Control in Grain Industry."

Campabadal, Carlos,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Maier, Dirk E., McKinney, Brian L., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling Facilities: Preventive Precaution, Awareness Creation."

Fowler, Mark, and Maichel, Eric W., US Agency for International Development, "Kazakhstan Business Connections Program - Livestock Study Tour."

Frey, David E., and Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, US Department of Agriculture, "Training on Khapra Beetle Control in Grain Industry."

Maichel, Eric W., and Fowler, Mark, US Agency for International Development, $11,592, "Kazakhstan Business Connections Program - Livestock Study Tour."

Maier, Dirk E., US Department of Agriculture, $34,345, "Cochran Program for South Africa Soy Processing and Utilization."

Maier, Dirk E.,O'Neil III, Howard J., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $26,603, "Grain Purchasing - Venezuela."

Maier, Dirk E.,Fowler, Mark, and Frey, David E., US Department of Agriculture, $48,305, "Iraq Cochran Fellowship Program, Crop Residue Management."

Maier, Dirk E.,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal, Carlos, McKinney, Brian L., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling Facilities: Preventive Precaution, Awareness Creation."

McKinney, Brian L.,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal, Carlos, Maier, Dirk E., and Miller, Brandi M., US Department of Labor, "Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling Facilities: Preventive Precaution, Awareness Creation."

Miller, Brandi M.,Ambrose, R. P. Kingsly, Campabadal, Carlos, Maier, Dirk E., and McKinney, Brian L., US Department of Labor, "Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling Facilities: Preventive Precaution, Awareness Creation."

O'Neil III, Howard J.,Maier, Dirk E., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, "Grain Purchasing - Venezuela."

Shi, Yong Cheng, Ingredion Incorporated, $293,040, "Understanding and Developing Thermally Inhibited Waxy Wheat and Waxy Sorghum Flours."

Vadlani, Praveen V., MeadWestvaco Corporation - North Carolina, $11,919, "Matching Funds for Consortium for Plant Biotechnology Research Project."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Barden, Charles J., and Shoemaker, Candice A., US Department of Agriculture, $59,699, "Food Deserts, Edible Landscapes, and Healthier Choices for Native People of Kansas."

Boyer, Cheryl R., US Department of Agriculture, $13,158, "Development of Alternative Substrates for Container Nursery Crops."

Miller, Chad T., and Williams, Kimberly A., American Floral Endowment, "Leveraging FFA Career Development Events in Floriculture as a Student Recruitment Shoemaker, Candice A., and Barden, Charles J., US Department of Agriculture, "Food Deserts, Edible Landscapes, and Healthier Choices for Native People of Kansas."

Williams, Kimberly A., and Miller, Chad T., American Floral Endowment, $1,500, "Leveraging FFA Career Development Events in Floriculture as a Student Recruitment Williams, Kimberly A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $2,700, "eGRO-Electronic Grower Resources Online."

Williams, Kimberly A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $10,800, "Understanding the Role of Microbial Activity on Nutrient Availability from Organic Fertilizers Applied to Soilless Root Media."

INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PROGRAMS
Lilja, Nina,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Lilja, Nina,Amanor-Boadu, Vincent R. (Agricultural Economics), Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Ross, Kara (Agricultural Economics), and Zereyesus, Yacob (Agricultural Economics), US Department of Agriculture, $27,695, "METSS Ghana Implementation (Sustaining Growth Through Effective Management and Collaboration)."

Lilja, Nina,Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Agronomy), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), and Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L.,Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Agronomy), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), and Shroyer, James P. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $18,500, "USDA Scientific Exchange Scholar Program: Russian Black Carbon Scholars."

Devlin, Daniel L.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $22,135, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Devlin, Daniel L., and Blocksome, Carolyn E. (Agronomy), US Environmental Protection Agency, "Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M.,Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R., Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $21,372, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Lamm, Freddie R., Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $120,000, "Research and Materials Transfer Agreement."

Lamm, Freddie R.,Aiken, Robert M., Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala PLANT PATHOLOGY
DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $27,860, "Development and Deployment of Prediction Models for Fusarium Head Blight."

Garrett, Karen A.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $9,862, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Gill, Bikram S., National Science Foundation, $15,940, "Wheat Genetics Resource Center: A Public-Private Consortium to Mobilize Genetic Diversity and Meet Food Security Needs."

Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, $124,525, "Genetics of Rust Pathogen Avirulence and Host Resistance in Hard Winter Wheat."

Li, Jiarui,Todd, Timothy C., and Trick, Harold N., United Soybean Board, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

Stack, James P., US Department of Agriculture, $40,000, "Plant Diagnostic Information System, Michigan State University."

Todd, Timothy C.,Li, Jiarui, and Trick, Harold N., United Soybean Board, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

Trick, Harold N.,Li, Jiarui, and Todd, Timothy C., United Soybean Board, $71,605, "Specific and Efficient Suppression of Soybean Cyst Nematode in Soybean using Artifical Micro RNA Strategy."

Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $25,764, "Exploring the Role of Ethylene Signaling in Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) Resistance and Susceptibility."

Whitfield, Anna E., US Department of Agriculture, $71,340, "Analysis of the Molecular Interactions of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus with its Most Efficient Insect Vector, Frankliniella occidentalis - Ismael Badillo-Vargas."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Multi-Sponsor, $2,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

Holman, Johnathon D., and Schlegel, Alan J., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Holman, Johnathon D.,Roozeboom, Kraig L. (Agronomy), and Stamm, Michael J. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $8,781, "Helping Kansas Producers and Ranchers Understand and Use Good Farming Practices for Winter Canola in Partnership with the Topeka Regional Office."

Holman, Johnathon D.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Klocke, Norman L., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $16,792, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Klocke, Norman L.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J., Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $10,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

Schlegel, Alan J.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D., Klocke, Norman L., Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOLOGY
Cully, Jr., Jack F., US Department of Agriculture, $6,000, "Cibola National Forest/Kansas State University 10.25 Challenge Cost Share Grant, 2009 at Kiowa/Rita Blanca National Grasslands."

Gido, Keith B., US Department of the Interior, $128,587, "Conservation Priorities for Great Plains Fish Communities Based on Riverscape Connectivity and Genetic Integrity of Populations."

Johnson, Loretta C., Grassland Heritage Foundation, $500, "Bringing Genomics Outdoors: Drought Implications for Big Bluestem Grassland Conservation and Restoration (Miranda Gary)."

Jumpponen, Ari M.,Dalton, Timothy J. (Agricultural Economics), Dhuyvetter, Kevin C. (Agricultural Economics), Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), Lilja, Nina (International Agricultural Programs), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Rice, Charles W. (Agronomy), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Agency for International Development, $9,862, "Improving Soil Quality and Crop Productivity through Farmers' Tested and Recommended Conservation Agricultural Practices in Cropping Systems of West Africa."

Nippert, Jesse B., National Science Foundation, $18,647, "Ecosystem Transformations Along the Colorado Front Range: Prairie Dog Interactions with Multiple Components of Global Environmental Change."

CHEMISTRY
Aakeroy, Christer B., Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, $101,151, "Research Agreement."

Bossmann, Stefan, and Troyer, Deryl L. (Anatomy and Physiology), National Science Foundation, $300,000, "INSPIRE: Neutrophil Delivery of Apoptosis-Inducing Anticancer Drugs."

Higgins, Daniel A., and Ito, Takashi, US Department of Energy, "SISGR: Molecular-Level Investigation of Diffusion Behaviors within Cylindrical Nanoscale Pores."

Hua, Duy H., US Department of Health and Human Services, $64,350, "Structural Facets of the Inhibition of Alzheimer's Amyloid-B Oligomers."

Ito, Takashi, and Higgins, Daniel A., US Department of Energy, $480,000, "SISGR: Molecular-Level Investigation of Diffusion Behaviors within Cylindrical Nanoscale Pores."

GEOGRAPHY
Caldas, Marcellus M.,Bergtold, Jason S. (Agricultural Economics), and Xia, Tian (Agricultural Economics), National Science Foundation, $194,428, "Collaborative Research: Land Change in Brazil's Cerrado: Ethanol and Sugar Cane Expansion at the Farm and Industry Scale."

GEOLOGY
Datta, Saugata, US Department of Energy, $66,821, "CO2 Western Annex: Modeling CO2 Sequestration in Saline Aquifer and Depleted Reservoir to Elevate Regional CO2 Sequestration Potential of Ozark Plateau Aquifer System, South-Central Kansas."

HISTORY
Dorhout, Peter K., US Department of Defense, $102,342, "Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3)."

KINESIOLOGY
Barstow, Thomas J.,Day, Dwight D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kuhn, William B. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $50,129, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

PHYSICS
Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak,Kling, Matthias, and Trallero, Carlos A., National Science Foundation, "MRI: Acquisition of a High Intensity Tunable Femtosecond Laser."

Kling, Matthias,Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, and Trallero, Carlos A., National Science Foundation, "MRI: Acquisition of a High Intensity Tunable Femtosecond Laser."

Trallero, Carlos A.,Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, and Kling, Matthias, National Science Foundation, $692,927, "MRI: Acquisition of a High Intensity Tunable Femtosecond Laser."

POLITICAL SCIENCE
Dorhout, Peter K., US Department of Defense, $102,342, "Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy Program (ASP3)."

PSYCHOLOGY
Brase, Gary, and Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, "EAGER: Education-optional Security Usability on the Internet."

SOCIOLOGY, ANTHROPOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK
Roper, Donna C., US Department of the Interior, $116,699, "Testing Archaeological Sites 25FT56/130, 25FT353, 25FT354, & 25FT355, Hugh Butler Lake, Nebraska; Excavating Archaeological Sites 25FT56 & 25FT354."

STATISTICS
Song, Weixing, National Science Foundation, $140,000, "Collaborative Research: Model Diagnostics in Regression and Tobit Regression Models with Measurement Errors."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION
Allen, David S.,Shroyer, Margaret G., and Spears, Jacqueline D., Kansas Board of Regents, "Supporting Transitions."

Shroyer, Margaret G.,Allen, David S., and Spears, Jacqueline D., Kansas Board of Regents, "Supporting Transitions."

Spears, Jacqueline D.,Allen, David S., and Shroyer, Margaret G., Kansas Board of Regents, "Supporting Transitions."

DEAN OF CONTINUING EDUCATION
Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, "Midwest Equity Assistance DEAN OF EDUCATION
Havlicek, Barbara J., Multi-Sponsor, $600, "Council for Public School Improvement."

Herrera, Socorro G., US Department of Education, $399,900, "Project KORE."

Herrera, Socorro G., US Department of Education, $17,000, "Project Unlimited Proficiency."

Middendorf, B. Jan, Kansas Board of Regents, $65,000, "Kan-ed Evaluation - Phase IX."

Middendorf, B. Jan, Kansas Board of Regents, $80,000, "Kansas Board of Regents on Behalf of the Data Research and Planning Unit for Evaluation Services."

Middendorf, B. Jan, and Shuman, Cindy, National Science Foundation, $49,558, "Research in Disabilities Education Synthesis Project (RDE-SP)."

Middendorf, B. Jan, US Department of Defense, $7,500, "DoDEA USD 475 Foreign Languages (Pilot for Proliferate)."

Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, $677,961, "Midwest Equity Assistance Center."

Shroyer, Margaret G.,Allen, David S. (Curriculum and Instruction), and Spears, Jacqueline D. (Curriculum and Instruction), Kansas Board of Regents, $118,666, "Supporting Transitions."

Shuman, Cindy, and Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, "Research in Disabilities Education Synthesis Project (RDE-SP)."

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Rankin, Charles I., US Department of Education, "Midwest Equity Assistance COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Case, Scott A.,Jones, Taylor S., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Jones, Taylor S., Kansas Livestock Foundation, $11,500, "Scale Up and Design of Modifications for Large-Scale Phosphorus Reduction System (PHRED): Phase V (P12-0061)."

Jones, Taylor S.,Case, Scott A., Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Jones, Taylor S., US Department of Agriculture, $22,100, "Experimental Testing of the Phosphorus Removal Potential from Ethanol Thin Sallage Using the Pilot-Scale PHRED System (P13-0002)."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, $25,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Kramer, Bradley A., Multi-Sponsor, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R.,Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), Pfromm, Peter H. (Chemical Engineering), and Rezac, Mary E. (Chemical Engineering), National Science Foundation, "IGERT: From Crops to Commuting: Integrating the Social, Technological, and Agricultural Aspects of Renewable and Sustainable Biorefining (I-STAR)."

Liu, Zifei, National Pork Board, $20,785, "Meta-Analysis of H2S, NH3, VOC, PM10 and OM2.5 Emissions from Swine Productions in North America."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM."

Rogers, Danny H.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $763, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

Wang, Donghai, US Department of Agriculture, $70,000, "Spectroscopic Measurement of Biological Materials."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Pfromm, Peter H.,Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), and Rezac, Mary E., National Science Foundation, "IGERT: From Crops to Commuting: Integrating the Social, Technological, and Agricultural Aspects of Renewable and Sustainable Biorefining (I- STAR)."

Rezac, Mary E.,Douglas-Mankin, Kyle R. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Peterson, Jeffrey M. (Agricultural Economics), and Pfromm, Peter H., National Science Foundation, $646,412, "IGERT: From Crops to Commuting: Integrating the Social, Technological, and Agricultural Aspects of Renewable and Sustainable Biorefining (I-STAR)."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Hossain, Mustaque A., Kansas Department of Transportation, $72,000, "Minimum Virgin Binder Limits in Recycled Superpave (SR) Mixes in Kansas."

Riding, Kyle, US Department of Transportation, $1,215,744, "Freeze-Thaw Performance of Concrete Railroad Ties."

Russell, Eugene R., and Rys, Malgorzata J. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $39,500, "A Study to Mitigate Rural and Urban High-Speed Horizontal Curve Crashes in Kansas."

Steward, David R.,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Dumler, Troy (Southwest Area Office), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), and Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Chalin, Patrice,Hatcliff, John M., Vasserman, Eugene, and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, "CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Trustworthy Composition of Dynamic App-Centric Architectures for Medical Application Platforms."

Chalin, Patrice,Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, $80,000, "FDA SIR: Tools, Processes, and Artifacts for Certifiable Clinical Applications in Interoperable Medical Device Frameworks."

Hatcliff, John M.,Chalin, Patrice, Vasserman, Eugene, and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, $677,600, "CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Trustworthy Composition of Dynamic App- Centric Architectures for Medical Application Platforms."

Hatcliff, John M.,Chalin, Patrice, and Robby, -, National Science Foundation, "FDA SIR: Tools, Processes, and Artifacts for Certifiable Clinical Applications in Interoperable Medical Device Frameworks."

Robby, -,Chalin, Patrice, and Hatcliff, John M., National Science Foundation, "FDA SIR: Tools, Processes, and Artifacts for Certifiable Clinical Applications in Interoperable Medical Device Frameworks."

Vasserman, Eugene,Chalin, Patrice, Hatcliff, John M., and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Science Foundation, "CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Trustworthy Composition of Dynamic App-Centric Architectures for Medical Application Platforms."

Vasserman, Eugene, and Brase, Gary (Psychology), National Science Foundation, $148,825, "EAGER: Education-optional Security Usability on the Internet."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Day, Dwight D.,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Gruenbacher, Don M., Kuhn, William B., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Gruenbacher, Don M., and Schulz, Noel N., Kansas State University Foundation, "Power Affiliates."

Gruenbacher, Don M.,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Day, Dwight D., Kuhn, William B., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Gruenbacher, Don M.,Schulz, Noel N., and Soldan, David L., National Science Foundation, "From Defense to Degree: Accelerating Engineering Degree Opportunities for Military Veterans."

Kuhn, William B.,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Day, Dwight D., Gruenbacher, Don M., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $187,984, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

Natarajan, Balasubramaniam,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Day, Dwight D., Gruenbacher, Don M., Kuhn, William B., Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), and Warren, Steven, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

Schulz, Noel N., and Gruenbacher, Don M., Kansas State University Foundation, $19,931, "Power Affiliates."

Schulz, Noel N.,Gruenbacher, Don M., and Soldan, David L., National Science Foundation, "From Defense to Degree: Accelerating Engineering Degree Opportunities for Military Veterans."

Soldan, David L.,Gruenbacher, Don M., and Schulz, Noel N., National Science Foundation, $22,875, "From Defense to Degree: Accelerating Engineering Degree Opportunities for Military Veterans."

Warren, Steven,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Day, Dwight D., Gruenbacher, Don M., Kuhn, William B., Natarajan, Balasubramaniam, and Sobering, Timothy J. (Vice President Electronics Design Laboratory), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Warren, Steven,Chalin, Patrice (Computing and Information Sciences), Hatcliff, John M. (Computing and Information Sciences), and Vasserman, Eugene (Computing and Information Sciences), National Science Foundation, $202,400, "CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Trustworthy Composition of Dynamic App-Centric Architectures for Medical Application Platforms."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W., Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., $6,000, "Optimizing Crane Usage at Spirit AeroSystems."

Easton, Todd W., US Department of Defense, $76,675, "Part-time MS Program in Operations Research - Fall 2012."

Heier Stamm, Jessica L., National Science Foundation, $174,998, "BRIGE: Understanding and Managing Humanitarian Logistics Systems through Advances in Optimization and Game Theory."

Pei, Zhijian, National Science Foundation, $219,726, "National Science Foundation - Intergovernmental Personnel Act."

Rys, Malgorzata J., and Russell, Eugene R. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Transportation, $39,500, "A Study to Mitigate Rural and Urban High-Speed Horizontal Curve Crashes in Kansas."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and McCullough, Elizabeth A., US Department of Defense, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

McCullough, Elizabeth A., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Defense, $4,200, "Evaluation of Personal Cooling Systems (PCS) for Soldiers."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, $10,000, "Radon Training and Demonstration."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Geuther, Jeffrey A., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $17,101, "Economical Production of Pu-238."

Lease, Kevin B., National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $25,000, "Cure Management for Bonded Composite Repair."

Thompson, J. Garth, US Department of Energy, $19,500, "Senior Design Project Bearing Run-In Machine."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

DEAN OF HUMAN ECOLOGY
Doll, Gayle, US Department of Health and Human Services, $110,461, "PEAK 2.0 Evaluation."

HUMAN NUTRITION
Chambers IV, Edgar, Sunchon National University Industry-Academic Cooperation Corps, $68,395, "Development of Strategic Exportation of Functional Sauces for Korean Cuisine Globalization."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $2,899, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $363,636, "4-H Air Force Military Partnership Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $454,545, "4-H Military Partnerships: 4-H Army Youth Development Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $440,789, "Children, Youth & Families at Risk 4-H Military Partnership Program."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Agriculture, $1,000,000, "DoD-USDA Partnership: Child Youth Deployment Support Project."

Glasscock, Marlene K., US Department of Defense, $1,120,773, "4-H Military Partnerships: 4-H/Navy Youth Development Project."

O'Conner, Nancy T., US Department of Health and Human Services, $237,872, "Program for Training and Consultation of CMHC Practitioners Delivering Intensive Home Based Family Therapy Services."

Webb, Farrell J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $225,731, "Kansas Bridges to the Future."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Blecha, Frank,Richardson, Ralph C. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), and Shi, Jishu N., Pfizer, Inc., "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

Riviere, Jim, US Department of Agriculture, $192,000, "Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD) Program."

Shi, Jishu N.,Blecha, Frank, and Richardson, Ralph C. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Pfizer, Inc., "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

Shi, Jishu N., US Department of Agriculture, $10,000, "Rift Valley Fever - Experimental Vaccine Formulations - Adjuvants for Stabile Modified-Live Vaccines and Subunit Vaccines."

Troyer, Deryl L., and Bossmann, Stefan (Chemistry), National Science Foundation, $300,000, "INSPIRE: Neutrophil Delivery of Apoptosis-Inducing Anticancer Drugs."

Weiss, Mark L., University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute, Inc., $10,000, "Service Agreement with University of Kansas Medical Center - Dr. McGuirk."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Ferrer, Maria S.,Miesner, Matt D., and Wilkerson, Melinda (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Select Sires, $17,464, "Effect of sperm-bound anti-sperm antibodies on function of bovine spermatozoa."

Larson, Robert L.,Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J., Merck & Company, Inc., "Zuprevo 18% Competitive 10-day Challenge Study."

Lillich, James D., US Department of Health and Human Services, $333,000, "Novel Mechanisms of NSAID-induced GI Toxicity."

Miesner, Matt D.,Ferrer, Maria S., and Wilkerson, Melinda (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Select Sires, "Effect of sperm-bound anti-sperm antibodies on function of bovine spermatozoa."

White, Bradley J.,Larson, Robert L., and Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Merck & Company, Inc., $96,347, "Zuprevo 18% Competitive 10-day Challenge Study."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Kansas Biosciences Eminent Scholar in Animal Health - Dr. Jim Riviere."

Richardson, Ralph C.,Blecha, Frank (Anatomy and Physiology), and Shi, Jishu N. (Anatomy and Physiology), Pfizer, Inc., $56,401, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Anderson, Gary A., Nebraska, State of, $25,000, "Nebraska Rabies."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), DSM Nutritional Products AG, "The Effects MicroSource S on the Growth Performance and Fecal Consistency of Growing and Finishing Pigs fed Corn-soybean Meal-Based and Corn-DDGS- soybean Meal-based Diets, as well as the Pen Cleaning Time and Post-Cleaning Microbial Load after Barn Close-out."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Nelssen, Jim L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Elanco Animal Health, "Effects of Source and Level of Zinc and Paylean on Growth Performance, Carcass Characteristics, and Gene Expression in Skeletal Muscle of Finishing Pigs."

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., ABAXIS, Inc., $156,905, "Clilnical and Diagnostic Assessment of Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Species Infections in Dogs."

Kastner, Justin J., and Nutsch, Abbey L. (Animal Sciences and Industry), US Department of Homeland Security, $200,000, "Curricular, Experiential, and Skill-Development Education: Frontier's Enduring Food Defense and Border Security Career Development Program."

Mosier, Derek A.,Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), Merck & Company, Inc., "Zuprevo 18% Competitive 10-day Challenge Study."

Mosier, Derek A.,Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), and Richt, Juergen, US Department of Agriculture, $713,517, "Curriculum and Teaching Enhancement for Diseases that Threaten Food Security."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $10,249, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training (Career Development)."

Richt, Juergen,Higgs, Stephen (Biosecurity Research Institute), and Mosier, Derek A., US Department of Agriculture, "Curriculum and Teaching Enhancement for Diseases that Threaten Food Security."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., National Pork Board, $64,000, "Characterization of the Neutralizing Antibody Responses to PRRSV and Association with Host Factors."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Midwest Regional Center of Excellence for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Post-Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Training (Career Development)."

Scott, Harvey M., US Department of Agriculture, $20,000, "Foodborne Hazard Associated with an Emerging Campylobacter Jejuni Clone in Ruminants."

Wilkerson, Melinda,Ferrer, Maria S. (Clinical Sciences), and Miesner, Matt D. (Clinical Sciences), Select Sires, "Effect of sperm-bound anti-sperm antibodies on function of bovine spermatozoa."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRONOMY
Shoup, Douglas E.,Janssen, Keith A., and Thompson, Curtis R., Multi- Sponsor, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

DIRECTOR OF COOPERATIVE EXTENSION
Peters, Paula, and Floros, John D. (Dean of Agriculture and Director of AES), University of Missouri, $60,625, "Memorandum of Agreement."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Atchison, Robert L., US Department of Agriculture, $85,600, "NRCS Technical Service Provider."

SOUTHWEST AREA OFFICE
Dumler, Troy,Aiken, Robert M. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Blanco, Humberto (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Devlin, Daniel L. (Ks Ctr for Ag Rsrces & the Env / Ks Water Rsrce Rsrch Inst), Golden, Bill B. (Agricultural Economics), Holman, Johnathon D. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Klocke, Norman L. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Lamm, Freddie R. (Northwest Research Extension Center), Pagadala, P. V. Vara (Agronomy), Rogers, Danny H. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schlegel, Alan J. (Southwest Research Extension Center), Staggenborg, Scott A. (Agronomy), and Steward, David R. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $763, "Water Conservation Technologies and Management Practices in the Ogallala Aquifer Region - KSU."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Steichen, Ethel M., Heartland Foundation, $8,000, "Healthy Eating, Active Living Project (HEAL)."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

BIOSECURITY RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Higgs, Stephen,Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Agriculture, "Curriculum and Teaching Enhancement for Diseases that Threaten Food Security."

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A., US Department of Defense, $1,567,000, "Environmental, Food and Agricultural Security Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Activities and Research and Development (R&D)."

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Trewyn, R. W., Kansas Department of Commerce, $5,000,000, "Kansas Animal Agrosecurity 2025 and Beyond."

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Sobering, Timothy J.,Barstow, Thomas J. (Kinesiology), Day, Dwight D. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kuhn, William B. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Natarajan, Balasubramaniam (Electrical and Computer Engineering), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $12,532, "Developing BioSensor Networks and Telecommunication Sub-systems for Long-duration Missions, EVA Suits, and Robotic Precursor Scout Missions - Coordinated Research Spanning Early-stage Innovations through Game Changing Technologies."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Greene, Kathleen V., US Department of Education, $246,400, "Ronald E. McNair PostBaccalaureate Achievement Program."

Vassol, Elverta L., US Department of Agriculture, $2,469, "Kansas State University Upward Bound Math & Science Program, Summer Food Service Program - 2012."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS
Bosco, Pat J., Conoco, Inc., $15,000, "ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars Administration."