Research Awards, March 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Stahlman, Phillip W., and Jugulam, Mithila (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $22,910, "Risk of Stacked Dicamba and Glyphosate Resistance in Kochia and Best Management Practices."

AGRONOMY
Adee, Eric A.,Nelson, Randall, and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Agronomic Maximization of Soybean Yield and Quality."

Adee, Eric A.,Nelson, Randall, Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Micronutrients for High Yield Soybean Production Using Small Plot and Strip Trial Research."

Adee, Eric A.,Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), and Presley, DeAnn R., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Irrigation Regimes and Soil Oxygen Content: Investigating Environmental Parameters Associated with SDS in Kansas."

Jugulam, Mithila, and Stahlman, Phillip W. (Agricultural Research Center- Hays), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Risk of Stacked Dicamba and Glyphosate Resistance in Kochia and Best Management Practices."

Mengel, David B., and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., Kansas Soybean Commission, $26,602, "Phosphorus, Secondary and Micronutrient Fertilization of Soybeans in Nelson, Randall,Adee, Eric A., and Roozeboom, Kraig L., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Agronomic Maximization of Soybean Yield and Quality."

Nelson, Randall,Adee, Eric A., Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Micronutrients for High Yield Soybean Production Using Small Plot and Strip Trial Research."

Presley, DeAnn R.,Adee, Eric A., and Little, Christopher R. (Plant Pathology), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Irrigation Regimes and Soil Oxygen Content: Investigating Environmental Parameters Associated with SDS in Kansas."

Roozeboom, Kraig L.,Adee, Eric A., and Nelson, Randall, Kansas Soybean Commission, $9,280, "Agronomic Maximization of Soybean Yield and Quality."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A.,Adee, Eric A., Nelson, Randall, and Shoup, Douglas E. (Southeast Area Office), Kansas Soybean Commission, $32,570, "Evaluation of Micronutrients for High Yield Soybean Production Using Small Plot and Strip Trial Research."

Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A., and Mengel, David B., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Phosphorus, Secondary and Micronutrient Fertilization of Soybeans in Schapaugh Jr, William T.,McCornack, Brian P. (Entomology), Smith, C. Michael (Entomology), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J. (Entomology), Kansas Soybean Commission, $2,945, "Development of Genetic, Chemical and Population-based Tactics for Management of Soybean Stem Borer and Other Key Soybean Insect Pests."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
Aramouni, Fadi M., and Herald, Thomas J., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $70,000, "Food and Feed Value Added Program Project."

Blasi, Dale A., Merck & Company, Inc., $174,971, "Progressive Evaluation of Transitional Medicine Approaches to Staging Cattle for Shipment: Phase 1: Zuprevo use Preshipment Compared to On-arrival or no Metaphylaxis Use: Phase 2: Nasalgen Use or Non- use Pre-shipment in Conjuction with Zuprevo Use Pre-shipment."

Boyle, Elizabeth, Kansas Department of Agriculture, $25,000, "Value Added Meats Program for Kansas Companies and Entrepreneurs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Liu, Zifei (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Maghirang, Ronaldo G. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), and Murphy, James P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), National Pork Board, "Mitigation of Air Emissions from Swine Buildings through the Photocatalytic Technology using UV/TiO2."

Herald, Thomas J., and Aramouni, Fadi M., Kansas Department of Agriculture, "Food and Feed Value Added Program Project."

Lee, Charles D., Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, $5,215, "Extension Education Position Support."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A., Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers Research Foundation, $5,000, "Effect of Pesticide Mixtures on Arthropod Pests of Cut Flowers."

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."

McCornack, Brian P., Kansas Soybean Commission, $20,000, "Agricultural Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) - Using Soybean as a Model Sytem."

McCornack, Brian P.,Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), Smith, C. Michael, and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Genetic, Chemical and Population-based Tactics for Management of Soybean Stem Borer and Other Key Soybean Insect Pests."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $5,200, "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."

Smith, C. Michael,McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Kansas Soybean Commission, $55,954, "Development of Genetic, Chemical and Population-based Tactics for Management of Soybean Stem Borer and Other Key Soybean Insect Pests."

Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J.,McCornack, Brian P., Schapaugh Jr, William T. (Agronomy), and Smith, C. Michael, Kansas Soybean Commission, "Development of Genetic, Chemical and Population-based Tactics for Management of Soybean Stem Borer and Other Key Soybean Insect Pests."

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
Sun, X. Susan, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc., $22,600, "Services Agreement."

Vadlani, Praveen V., US Department of Agriculture, $182,471, "Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion to Infrastructure Compatible Fuel, Products and Power."

HORTICULTURE, FORESTRY AND RECREATION RESOURCES
Bremer, Dale J.,Fry, Jack D., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Fry, Jack D.,Bremer, Dale J., Griffin, Jason, and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, $2,500, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Griffin, Jason,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Keeley, Steven J., Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Keeley, Steven J.,Bremer, Dale J., Fry, Jack D., and Griffin, Jason, Multi-Sponsor, "Turfgrass Investigations."

PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY CENTER
DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $72,000, "A Predictive Model to Increase Adoption of IPM of a Mite-Virus Disease Complex in Wheat."

PLANT PATHOLOGY
Little, Christopher R.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), and Presley, DeAnn R. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, $29,012, "Irrigation Regimes and Soil Oxygen Content: Investigating Environmental Parameters Associated with SDS in Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Chen, Jianhan, National Science Foundation, $141,555, "CAREER: Implicit Modeling of Non-polar Solvation: Towards Reliable Atomistic Simulation of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins."

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M., National Science Foundation, $225,418, "Collaborative Research: Does the Legacy of Long-Term Chronic Climate Change Alter Ecosystem Responses to Short Term Climatic Extremes."

Hartnett, David C., Sigma Xi, KSU Chapter, $400, "Sigma Xi Grant-In-Aid Research Award."

Haukos, David A., Wisconsin Wildlife Federation, $1,000, "Wisconsin Waterfowl Hunters' Conference 2013 Scholarship - Andrew P. Stetter."

CHEMISTRY
Hua, Duy H., and Chang, Kyeong-Ok (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $137,204, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infection."

Li, Jun, Kansas Board of Regents, $25,000, "Nanostructured Solid-State Energy Storage Devices for Wide-Temperature Applications in Space Exploration."

Li, Jun, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, $349,919, "Nanostructured Solid-State Energy Storage Devices for Wide-Temperature Applications in Space Exploration."

GEOGRAPHY
Daniels, Melinda, National Science Foundation, $15,534, "Doctoral Dissertation Research: Influence of Grazing Differences on Stream Geomorphology in Tallgrass Prairie Headwater Streams (Bartosz Grudzinski)."

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

MANAGEMENT
Kovar, Stacy E., Multi-Sponsor, $1,000, "MBA Practicum."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $9,072, "ADVANCE LEADER Consortium."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Liu, Zifei,DeRouchey, Joel M., Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Murphy, James P., National Pork Board, $36,262, "Effectiveness of Vegetative Environmental Buffers to Reduce Weine Facility Emissions."

Liu, Zifei,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Murphy, James P., National Pork Board, $37,368, "Mitigation of Air Emissions from Swine Buildings through the Photocatalytic Technology using UV/TiO2."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Liu, Zifei, and Murphy, James P., National Pork Board, "Mitigation of Air Emissions from Swine Buildings through the Photocatalytic Technology using UV/TiO2."

Murphy, James P.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Liu, Zifei, and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., National Pork Board, "Mitigation of Air Emissions from Swine Buildings through the Photocatalytic Technology using UV/TiO2."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Peterman, Robert J.,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and Wu, Chih-Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $250,749, "Quantifying the Effect of Prestressing Steel and Concrete Variables on the Transfer Length in Pretensioned Concrete Crossties."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Neilsen, Mitchell L., US Department of Agriculture, $35,000, "Enhancement of Software Tools for Predicting Embankment Erosion of Earthen Dams."

Ou, Xinming (Simon), National Science Foundation, $88,088, "CAREER: Reasoning about Uncertainty in Cybersecurity."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Ben-Arieh, David H., Children's Mercy Hospital, $46,472, "Predictive Scheduling Model."

Ben-Arieh, David H., and Wu, Chih-Hang, Mercy Regional Health Center, Inc., $7,638, "Improving Process Flow at the Mercy ED."

Deines, Timothy W., and Kramer, Bradley A., National Science Foundation, "Collaborative Research: Development of a Sophomore-Level Course "Introduction of Renewable Energy Manufacturing" and Faculty Expertise."

Kramer, Bradley A., and Deines, Timothy W., National Science Foundation, $88,412, "Collaborative Research: Development of a Sophomore-Level Course "Introduction of Renewable Energy Manufacturing" and Faculty Expertise."

Wu, Chih-Hang, and Ben-Arieh, David H., Mercy Regional Health Center, Inc., "Improving Process Flow at the Mercy ED."

Wu, Chih-Hang,Beck, B. Terry (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), and Peterman, Robert J. (Civil Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $153,236, "Quantifying the Effect of Prestressing Steel and Concrete Variables on the Transfer Length in Pretensioned Concrete Crossties."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Beck, B. Terry,Peterman, Robert J. (Civil Engineering), and Wu, Chih- Hang (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), US Department of Transportation, $153,236, "Quantifying the Effect of Prestressing Steel and Concrete Variables on the Transfer Length in Pretensioned Concrete Crossties."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $18,000, "Investigation of Neutron Detection and Spectrometry."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh, Kansas Bioscience Authority, $151,210, "Treatment of Mastitis in Dairy Cattle Using the Water Buffalo Cathelicidin Peptide WBCATH-14."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $1,276, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Griffin, Charles L., Kansas Department for Children and Families, $265,901, "DCF Fatherhood Project."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Thomson, Daniel U., Kansas Beef Council, $25,000, "Improving Food Safety, Antimicrobial Residue Avoidance and Animal Welfare in Beef Products through Strategic Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) and Animal Husbandry Training of Kansas Beef Producers."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Cernicchiaro, Natalia,Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., and Renter, David G., Pfizer, Inc., "Variability in the Risk of Salmonella Lymph Node Carriage and the Efficacy of the Salmonella SRP Vaccine Against Lymph Node Carriage and Fecal Shedding of Salmonella in Harvested Fed Cattle."

Chang, Kyeong-Ok, and Hua, Duy H. (Chemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $720,320, "Development of Novel Therapeutic Agents for Norovirus Infection."

Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G.,Cernicchiaro, Natalia, and Renter, David G., Pfizer, Inc., "Variability in the Risk of Salmonella Lymph Node Carriage and the Efficacy of the Salmonella SRP Vaccine Against Lymph Node Carriage and Fecal Shedding of Salmonella in Harvested Fed Cattle."

Renter, David G.,Cernicchiaro, Natalia, and Nagaraja, Tiruvoor G., Pfizer, Inc., $272,226, "Variability in the Risk of Salmonella Lymph Node Carriage and the Efficacy of the Salmonella SRP Vaccine Against Lymph Node Carriage and Fecal Shedding of Salmonella in Harvested Fed Cattle."

Richt, Juergen, US Department of Agriculture, $165,969, "Evaluation of Recombinant Replication-defective Adenoviruses which Induce Anti-viral Activity in Cattle."

Richt, Juergen, US Department of Health and Human Services, $207,000, "Pathogenesis, Transmission and Detection of Zoonotic Prion Diseases."

VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Hanlon, Cathleen A., Pfizer, Inc., $1,045, "Service Protocol Agreement: Quantitation of Rabies Virus Neutralizing Antibody (RVNA) Levels in Feline Serum by the Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition Test (RFFIT) per Kansas State University Rabies Laboratory SOP (Pfizer Master Agreement Exhibit A-13)."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $153,491, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

COUNTY AGENTS - METROPOLITAN SECTOR
Maass, Sarah E., and Gerhard, Gary W. (Four-H Youth Development), Philips Electronics North America Corporation, "Philips 4-H Science Project."

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W., and Maass, Sarah E. (County Agents - Metropolitan Sector), Philips Electronics North America Corporation, $10,000, "Philips 4-H Science Project."

Gerhard, Gary W., US Department of Justice, $82,000, "Kansas 4-H Tech Wizards: 4-H National Mentoring Program."

SOUTHEAST AREA OFFICE
Shoup, Douglas E.,Adee, Eric A. (Agronomy), Nelson, Randall (Agronomy), and Ruiz Diaz Suarez, Dorivar A. (Agronomy), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Evaluation of Micronutrients for High Yield Soybean Production Using Small Plot and Strip Trial Research."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE

KSU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stubbings, Donald C., Kansas Department of Transportation, $2,500, "Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP)."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

VICE PRESIDENT ELECTRONICS DESIGN LABORATORY
Huddleston, David E.,Sobering, Timothy J., and Taylor, Russell D., US Department of Energy, "1-D Linear Array Neutron Detector Electronics Development."

Sobering, Timothy J.,Huddleston, David E., and Taylor, Russell D., US Department of Energy, $42,000, "1-D Linear Array Neutron Detector Electronics Development."

Taylor, Russell D.,Huddleston, David E., and Sobering, Timothy J., US Department of Energy, "1-D Linear Array Neutron Detector Electronics Development."