Research Awards, January 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Ibendahl, Gregory, Cotton, Inc., $6,000, "Risk Management - Strategies for Controlling Input Costs of Cotton Producers."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Harmoney, Keith R., US Department of Energy, $11,680, "CRP Management for Biomass Feedstock Production."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A.,Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

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

Maddux, Larry D.,Adee, Eric A., Marsh, Brian H., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Marsh, Brian H.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Nelson, Nathan O., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Pierzynski, Gary M., Multi-Sponsor, $6,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Nelson, Nathan O.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Sweeney, Daniel W. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), US Department of Agriculture, $70,269, "Validate, Improve and Regionalize Phosphorus Indices to Reduce P Loss Across the Heartland Region."

Pierzynski, Gary M.,Adee, Eric A., Maddux, Larry D., Marsh, Brian H., and Nelson, Nathan O., Multi-Sponsor, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Investigations."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $8,000, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Blasi, Dale A., Merck & Company, Inc., $87,486, "Phase 2 - Determination of the Efficacy of a Single Subcutaneous Injection of Tildipirosin (4 mg/kg body weight) in Conjuction with the use Nasalgen IP and Safeguard Dewormer prior to Shipment Compared its Use on- arrival for the Prevention of Naturally Occurring Bovine Respiratory Disease."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Nelson, Nathan O. (Agronomy), and Sweeney, Daniel W. (Southeast Agricultural Research Center), US Department of Agriculture, "Validate, Improve and Regionalize Phosphorus Indices to Reduce P Loss Across the Heartland ENTOMOLOGY
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."

Miller, Frannie L.,Boyer, Cheryl R. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), and Rivard, Cary L. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Kansas Health Foundation, "Kansas Neighborhood Gardens: Growing New Roots for Healthy Communities."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $5,000, "Chemical Control of Insect Pests of Corn and Other Field Crops, Small Grain and Forage."

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."

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."

GRAIN SCIENCE AND INDUSTRY
Vadlani, Praveen V., US Department of Energy, $40,000, "Paper Mill Waste Bioconversion to High-Value Products."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Boyer, Cheryl R.,Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), and Rivard, Cary L., Kansas Health Foundation, $100,000, "Kansas Neighborhood Gardens: Growing New Roots for Healthy Communities."

Park, Sunghun, HI Green System, $67,623, "Metabolic Engineering of Health- Promoting Phytochemicals in Tomato."

Park, Sunghun,Bockus, William W. (Plant Pathology), DeWolf, Erick D. (Plant Pathology), Stack, James P. (Plant Pathology), Trick, Harold N. (Plant Pathology), and Valent, Barbara S. (Plant Pathology), US Department of Agriculture, $11,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Rivard, Cary L.,Boyer, Cheryl R., and Miller, Frannie L. (Entomology), Kansas Health Foundation, "Kansas Neighborhood Gardens: Growing New Roots for Healthy Communities."

KS CTR FOR AG RSRCES & THE ENV / KS WATER RSRCE RSRCH INST
Devlin, Daniel L., US Department of Agriculture, $303,434, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - KSU."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W.,DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

DeWolf, Erick D., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $10,000, "Evaluating the Role of Genetic Resistance and Seed Treatment Insecticide in the Management of Barley Yellow Dwart DeWolf, Erick D.,Bockus, William W., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Garrett, Karen A.,Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), and Kennelly, Megan, The Ceres Trust, $37,743, "Part II: The Response of Soil Microbial Communities to Nutrient Management and High Tunnels."

Kennelly, Megan,Garrett, Karen A., and Jumpponen, Ari M. (Biology), The Ceres Trust, "Part II: The Response of Soil Microbial Communities to Nutrient Management and High Tunnels."

Stack, James P.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Trick, Harold N., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Trick, Harold N., United Soybean Board, $90,080, "Center for Soybean Tissue Culture and Genetic Engineering: Engineering Soybean for Effective Resistance to Soybean Cyst Nematode."

Trick, Harold N.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Valent, Barbara S., US Department of Agriculture, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

Valent, Barbara S.,Bockus, William W., DeWolf, Erick D., Park, Sunghun (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), Stack, James P., and Trick, Harold N., US Department of Agriculture, $1,089,000, "Novel Strategies for Managing Blast Diseases on Rice and Wheat."

SOUTHEAST AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER
Sweeney, Daniel W.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Nelson, Nathan O. (Agronomy), US Department of Agriculture, $17,567, "Validate, Improve and Regionalize Phosphorus Indices to Reduce P Loss Across the Heartland COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Klebba, Phillip E., National Science Foundation, $109,080, "Mechanism of TonB Action in Membrane Transport."

Tomich, John M., Kansas State University Foundation, $30,000, "Spectros Fund."

BIOLOGY
Govind, Revathi, US Department of Health and Human Services, $90,000, "Role of TcdR, the Alternate Sigma Factor in Clostridium Difficile Virulence."

Jumpponen, Ari M.,Garrett, Karen A. (Plant Pathology), and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), The Ceres Trust, $22,167, "Part II: The Response of Soil Microbial Communities to Nutrient Management and High Tunnels."

Welti, Ruth, National Research Council of Canada, $20,440, "Lipid Analysis."

CHEMISTRY
Bossmann, Stefan, US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Biomass Conversion."

Li, Jun, and Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals."

MATHEMATICS
Spencer, Craig, US Department of Defense, $19,999, "The Circle Method and Diophantine Problems."

PHYSICS
Bolton, Timothy A., US Department of Energy, $290,512, "Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment for Dr. Timothy Bolton."

Esry, Brett D., US Department of Defense, $39,264, "Ultracold Polar Molecules: New Phases of Matter for Quantum Information and Quantum Control."

Sayre, Eleanor C., National Science Foundation, $38,540, "Collaborative Research: WIDER: EAGER: Increasing Faculty Use of Formative and Summative Assessment through Online Resources and Faculty Development."

PSYCHOLOGY
Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, US Department of Health and Human Services, $230,769, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice."

Young, Michael, US Department of Health and Human Services, $8,880, "Waiting for a Better Future: Deciding When to "Cash In" When Outcomes are Continuously Improving."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

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

Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $16,856, "Evaluation Services, Track 2 EPSCoR, Research and Education Cyberinfrastructure Investments to Develop the Coastal Hazards Collaboratory in the Northern Gulf Coast."

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

Kramer, Bradley A., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Kansas Department of Commerce, "Project 17 Kansas Department of Commerce Matching Funds."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Case, Scott A., Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi-Sponsor, $160,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Jones, Taylor S., and Tucker, Jeffrey W., Multi- Sponsor, $145,000, "Advanced Manufacturing Institute - Manufacturing Learning Center."

Tucker, Jeffrey W., and Kramer, Bradley A., Kansas Department of Commerce, $980,000, "Project 17 Kansas Department of Commerce Matching Funds."

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
Maghirang, Ronaldo G., Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., $17,370, "Investigation of Applications of Air Filtration in Swine Production to Reduce the Risk of Infection with Airborne Diseases."

Rogers, Danny H., US Department of Agriculture, $27,540, "Improving Water Productivity and New Water Management Technologies to Sustain Rural Economies - CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Berry, Vikas, US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Tapered Graphene Nanoribbons of Controlled Tapering Angle: Structurally Tuning the Charge-carrier Properties."

Hohn, Keith L., INVISTA, $85,800, "Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2,3- butanediol to 1,3-butadiene."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, and Hossain, Mustaque A., US Department of Transportation, "Implementation of the 2002 AASHTO Design Guide for Pavement Hossain, Mustaque A., and Dissanayake, Sunanda, US Department of Transportation, $200,000, "Implementation of the 2002 AASHTO Design Guide for Pavement Structures."

Mladenov, Natalie, National Science Foundation, $107,754, "The Role of Dust on Snow and Other Aeolian Inputs in Soil Formation and Biogeochemical Cycling in Barren, Alpine Catchments."

Peterman, Robert J., and Riding, Kyle, Kansas Department of Transportation, $68,000, "Sustainable and Durable Bridge Decks (Phase 1)."

Riding, Kyle, and Peterman, Robert J., Kansas Department of Transportation, "Sustainable and Durable Bridge Decks (Phase 1)."

Stokes, Robert W., US Department of Transportation, $100,000, "Traffic Assistance Services for Kansas (TASK) Program (FY 2012 - 2014)."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Amtoft, Torben,Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Banerjee, Anindya,Amtoft, Torben, Hatcliff, John M., Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Hatcliff, John M.,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Ou, Xinming (Simon), and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, $600,001, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Ou, Xinming (Simon),Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Robby, -, US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

Robby, -,Amtoft, Torben, Banerjee, Anindya, Hatcliff, John M., and Ou, Xinming (Simon), US Department of Defense, "Evidence-based Trust in Large-Scale MLS Systems."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Kuhn, William B., Sandia National Laboratories, $71,812, "Phase V Research and Development at Kansas State University."

Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $12,867, "Advanced Thin Films on Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $65,820, "High Frequency Characterization of Thin Film Metals on Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic (LTCC)."

Kuhn, William B., US Department of Energy, $17,448, "Thin Film Hermetic Sealing and Compatibility for Ag TKN Paste."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Easton, Todd W., US Department of Defense, $53,669, "Part-Time M.S. Program in Industrial Engineering - Spring 2013."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Hanson, Brian R., and Snead, Bruce C., US Environmental Protection Agency, "Radon Projects for Kansas."

Snead, Bruce C., and Hanson, Brian R., US Environmental Protection Agency, $124,041, "Radon Projects for Kansas."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $39,337, "Acoustically Tailored Composite Rotocraft Fuselage Panels."

McGregor, Douglas S., Schlumberger Technology Corporation, $30,000, "SIC Materials for Neutron Detectors."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $200,000, "Microstructured Semiconductor Neutron Detector."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $150,000, "Replacement Technology for 3He-Gas Filled Neutron Detectors."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
Sellers, Debra, US Department of Health and Human Services, $25,000, "Kansans Optimizing Health Program (KOHP) Integration to KSRE System."

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."

Monteiro-Riviere, Nancy A., Mars, Inc., $524,956, "Alternative Methods for Ingredient Evaluation."

Monteiro-Riviere, Nancy A., US Environmental Protection Agency, $37,000, "Dermal Toxicity Studies with Human Epidermal Keratinocytes - Titanium Dioxide."

Schultz, Bruce D., and Lillich, James D. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $278,059, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3- Shi, Jishu N.,Blecha, Frank, and Richardson, Ralph C. (Dean of Veterinary Medical Center), Pfizer, Inc., "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Gehring, Ronette, Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association, $1,500, "Conversion of Evidence Tables from the USP Drug Information Monographs into a Searchable, Web-enabled Database."

Lillich, James D., and Schultz, Bruce D. (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $14,635, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3-transport."

DEAN OF VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
Richardson, Ralph C.,Blecha, Frank (Anatomy and Physiology), and Shi, Jishu N. (Anatomy and Physiology), Pfizer, Inc., $143,000, "International Veterinary Collaboration for China DVM Program."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Bai, Jianfa, National Pork Board, $75,000, "Sequencing and Characterization of Genes Encoding Capsid Proteins VP4, VP6 and VP7 from Field Porcine Rotavirus Strains."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., Micronutrients, $25,000, "Intellibond C by Diet Formulation Strategy Barn Cleaning Trial."

Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $375,000, "Bacterial Effectors Targeting the IKK/NF-kB Pathway."

Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $84,375, "Bacterial Effectors Targeting the IKK/NF-kB Pathway."

Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $187,500, "Reverse Vaccinology of Enterotoxigenic E coli."

Ma, Wenjun, Avimex, $43,808, "Memorandum of Agreement for Testing and Evaluation Services."

Richt, Juergen, and Li, Jun (Chemistry), US Department of Homeland Security, $100,000, "Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals."

Rowland, Raymond R. R., US Department of Agriculture, $303,629, "Genetically Improving Resistance of Pigs to PRRS Virus Infection."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

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

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

CENTER FOR ENGAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Steichen, Ethel M., Heartland Foundation, $93,648, "Heartland Foundation Evaluation Continuation."

SALINA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AND AVIATION

SALINA APPLIED AVIATION RESEARCH CENTER
Barnhart, Richard K., University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., $5,000, "UAS Facilities and/or Services License Agreement - KUCR II."

SALINA CAREER SERVICES
Brown, Danielle,Carrico, Kelly J., and Delker, David G., Verizon Foundation, "STEM Peer Tutoring and Financial Counseling."

Carrico, Kelly J.,Brown, Danielle, and Delker, David G., Verizon Foundation, "STEM Peer Tutoring and Financial Counseling."

Delker, David G.,Brown, Danielle, and Carrico, Kelly J., Verizon Foundation, $12,276, "STEM Peer Tutoring and Financial Counseling."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH
Guikema, James A., National Science Foundation, $72,000, "National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT LIFE AND DEAN OF STUDENTS

EDUCATIONAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT
Arck Jr, William, City of Manhattan, KS, $34,333, "Youth Oriented Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program."

KSU CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC.
Ring, Debra J., Kansas Department for Children and Families, $524,223, "Early Childhood Workforce Development Grant."