Research Awards June 2013

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE

AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Featherstone, Allen M., US Department of Agriculture, $15,000, "Analyzing Differences in Farm Financial Data: Comparing ARMS with Kansas and Illinois Farm Management Data."

Schurle, Bryan W.,Herbel, Kevin L., and Langemeier, Michael R., Kansas Soybean Commission, $13,500, "Development of Improved Systems for Machinery Data Management and Analysis Data Delivery for Kansas Farmers."

AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER-HAYS
Perumal, Ramasamy, and Tesso, Tesfaye (Agronomy), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $12,500, "Collaborative Research to Develop a Sorghum Doubled Haploid Breeding Stahlman, Phillip W., Monsanto Company, $10,080, "Service Order 46."

Stahlman, Phillip W., Multi-Sponsor, $5,000, "Weed Research."

AGRONOMY
Campabadal, Carlos,Fowler, Mark (Grain Science and Industry), Maier, Dirk E. (Grain Science and Industry), and O'Neil III, Howard J. (Grain Science and Industry), CNFA, "CNFA Kazakhstan Baking Seminar."

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

Jugulam, Mithila, Monsanto Company, $25,000, "Service Order #43, Weed Pagadala, P. V. Vara, US Department of Transportation, $2,000, "Breeding and Testing of New Switchgrass Cultivars for Increased Biomass Production in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas and Kansas."

Peterson, Dallas E., Monsanto Company, $18,396, "Service Order #55."

Peterson, Dallas E., Monsanto Company, $17,640, "Service Order 45."

Poland, Jesse A., Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $10,000, "Confirmation of Genetic Identity and Purity of Certified Wheat Seed Lots."

Roozeboom, Kraig L., Monsanto Company, $5,000, "Service Order 52."

Roozeboom, Kraig L., Monsanto Company, $5,000, "Service Order 53."

Tesso, Tesfaye, and Perumal, Ramasamy (Agricultural Research Center-Hays), Kansas Bioscience Authority, $12,500, "Collaborative Research to Develop a Sorghum Doubled Haploid Breeding System."

Thompson, Curtis R.,Janssen, Keith A., and Shoup, Douglas E., Multi- Sponsor, $86,300, "Field Herbicidal Evaluations."

ANIMAL SCIENCES AND INDUSTRY
DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S., Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "Determine the Effects of Phytase (Ronozyme HiPhos) Beyond What is Needed for Meeting the Dietary P Requirement on the Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

DeRouchey, Joel M.,Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., Sioux Biochemicals, Inc., "Evaluation of Different Peptone Blend Levels for Nursery Pigs."

Dikeman, Michael E.,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Gonzalez, John M., Hulbert, Lindsey E., Olson, K C, Reinhardt, Christopher D., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Goodband, Robert D., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "Determine the Effects of Phytase (Ronozyme HiPhos) Beyond What is Needed for Meeting the Dietary P Requirement on the Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Gonzalez, John M.,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E., Hulbert, Lindsey E., Olson, K C, Reinhardt, Christopher D., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Gonzalez, John M., and Drouillard, James S., National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $59,328, "Effect of Growth Promotant Technologies on the Calpain Proteclytic System and Collagen Attributes of Beef Aged for Five time Periods, and their Relationship to Tenderness."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S., Nelssen, Jim L., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, $35,000, "Determine the Effects of Phytase (Ronozyme HiPhos) Beyond What is Needed for Meeting the Dietary P Requirement on the Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Goodband, Robert D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Tokach, Michael D., Sioux Biochemicals, Inc., "Evaluation of Different Peptone Blend Levels for Nursery Pigs."

Hulbert, Lindsey E.,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E., Gonzalez, John M., Olson, K C, Reinhardt, Christopher D., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $50,788, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Nelssen, Jim L.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S., Goodband, Robert D., and Tokach, Michael D., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "Determine the Effects of Phytase (Ronozyme HiPhos) Beyond What is Needed for Meeting the Dietary P Requirement on the Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Olson, K C,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E., Gonzalez, John M., Hulbert, Lindsey E., Reinhardt, Christopher D., Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Reinhardt, Christopher D.,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E., Gonzalez, John M., Hulbert, Lindsey E., Olson, K C, Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S., Goodband, Robert D., and Nelssen, Jim L., DSM Nutritional Products AG, "Determine the Effects of Phytase (Ronozyme HiPhos) Beyond What is Needed for Meeting the Dietary P Requirement on the Growth Performance of Nursery Pigs."

Tokach, Michael D.,DeRouchey, Joel M., Dritz, Steven S. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Goodband, Robert D., Sioux Biochemicals, Inc., "Evaluation of Different Peptone Blend Levels for Nursery Pigs."

ENTOMOLOGY
Cloyd, Raymond A., Gloeckner Foundation, Inc. (Fred C.), $11,000, "Effectiveness of Systemic Insecticides in Regulating Populations of the Citrus Mealybug, Planococcus citri."

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."

Park, Yoonseong, US Department of Health and Human Services, $11,722, "Signaling Pathways for Tick Salivary Secretion."

Phillips, Thomas W., CRC Plant Biosecurity, $185,640, "Strength and Spatio-temporal Dynamics of resistance to Phosphine and Contact Insecticides in Key Stored Grain Pests in Australia and the United States of America."

Phillips, Thomas W.,Cloyd, Raymond A., Reese, John C., and Whitworth, Robert "Jeff" J., Multi-Sponsor, $30,700, "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., North Amercian Deer Farmers Association, $130,000, "NADeFA Distiguished Scholars Fellowship (Darren Synder)."

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
Bhadriraju, Subramanyam, Multi-Sponsor, $25,000, "Grain Science."

Fowler, Mark,Campabadal, Carlos (Agronomy), Maier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., CNFA, "CNFA Kazakhstan Baking Seminar."

Fowler, Mark,Maier, Dirk E., and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Madl, Ronald L.,Shi, Yong Cheng, and Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas Bioscience Authority, $254,479, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

Madl, Ronald L., Kansas Soybean Commission, $48,395, "Biodiesel Demonstration- Scale Facility to Support Educational/Outreach Programs at K-State and KU."

Maier, Dirk E.,Campabadal, Carlos (Agronomy), Fowler, Mark, and O'Neil III, Howard J., CNFA, $12,360, "CNFA Kazakhstan Baking Seminar."

Maier, Dirk E.,Fowler, Mark, and O'Neil III, Howard J., Kansas Soybean Commission, $100,000, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

O'Neil III, Howard J.,Campabadal, Carlos (Agronomy), Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., CNFA, "CNFA Kazakhstan Baking Seminar."

O'Neil III, Howard J.,Fowler, Mark, and Maier, Dirk E., Kansas Soybean Commission, "Market Development Grant - International Grains Program."

Shi, Yong Cheng,Madl, Ronald L., and Vadlani, Praveen V., Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Soybean Commission, $44,710, "Optimization of Dihydroxylized Soybean Oil (DSO) Derivatives for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives."

Vadlani, Praveen V.,Madl, Ronald L., and Shi, Yong Cheng, Kansas Bioscience Authority, "Sustainable and Technically Advanced Integrated Biobased and Bioenergy Products."

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, $10,000, "Turfgrass Investigations."

Fry, Jack D., and Kennelly, Megan (Plant Pathology), National Turfgrass Evaluation Program, Inc., $500, "2012 National Tall Fescue Test Ancillary Trial-Brown Patch Tolerance (TF-12-16)."

Fry, Jack D., National Turfgrass Federation, $1,500, "Turfgrass Testing."

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."

Reid, William R., University of Missouri, $9,374, "Missouri Pecan Growers."

NORTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Aiken, Robert M., Monsanto Company, $5,500, "Service Order 49."

Aiken, Robert M., Monsanto Company, $15,500, "Service Order 50."

Aiken, Robert M., Monsanto Company, $40,320, "Service Order 51."

Aiken, Robert M., Monsanto Company, $10,000, "Service Order 54."

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
Kane, Mary R., US Department of Education, $70,428, "FFA-YF/YFW PLANT PATHOLOGY
Bockus, William W., and DeWolf, Erick D., Kansas Crop Improvement Association, "Evaluating the Role of Genetic Resistance and Seed Treatment Insecticide in the Management of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus for New Wheat Varieties."

Bockus, William W., US Department of Agriculture, $37,270, "Development of Scab Resistant Wheat Cultivars for Kansas."

DeWolf, Erick D., and Bockus, William W., Kansas Crop Improvement Association, $10,000, "Evaluating the Role of Genetic Resistance and Seed Treatment Insecticide in the Management of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus for New Wheat Varieties."

DeWolf, Erick D., US Department of Agriculture, $43,966, "Development and Deployment of Prediction Models for Fusarium Head Blight."

Friebe, Bernd, and Gill, Bikram S., US Department of Agriculture, "Alien Chromosome Engineering and the Deployment of Novel Sources of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat."

Gill, Bikram S., Kansas Wheat Alliance, $10,000, "Wheat Genetic and Genomic Resources Center and Its Contributions to the Kansas Wheat Industry."

Gill, Bikram S., and Friebe, Bernd, US Department of Agriculture, $24,457, "Alien Chromosome Engineering and the Deployment of Novel Sources of Resistance to Fusarium Head Blight in Wheat."

Kennelly, Megan, and Fry, Jack D. (Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources), National Turfgrass Evaluation Program, Inc., $500, "2012 National Tall Fescue Test Ancillary Trial-Brown Patch Tolerance (TF-12-16)."

Leslie, John F., and Toomajian, Christopher, US Department of Agriculture, $58,182, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Toomajian, Christopher, and Leslie, John F., US Department of Agriculture, "Fungal Genes that Limit or Prevent the Growth of Gibberella Zeae."

Whitfield, Anna E., National Science Foundation, $202,131, "CAREER: Molecular Mechanisms of Virus-Vector Interactions."

SOUTHWEST RESEARCH EXTENSION CENTER
Currie, Randall S., Multi-Sponsor, $7,000, "Weed Control Research in Southwest Kansas."

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

Schlegel, Alan J., Monsanto Company, $5,080, "Service Order 47."

Schlegel, Alan J., Monsanto Company, $16,510, "Service Order 48."

Schlegel, Alan J., and Holman, Johnathon D., Multi-Sponsor, $16,000, "Soil Fertility and Soil Management Research for Western Kansas."

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

BIOCHEMISTRY
Chen, Jianhan, National Science Foundation, $224,492, "CCP-SAS - Collaborative Computational Project for Advanced Analyses of Structural Data in Chemical Biology and Soft Condensed Matter."

Chen, Jianhan,Schultz, Bruce D. (Anatomy and Physiology), and Tomich, John M., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Model Synthetic Channel Kanost, Michael R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $332,252, "Proteinase Systems in Insect Hemolymph."

Kanost, Michael R.,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Michel, Kristin (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $3,698, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Tomich, John M.,Chen, Jianhan, and Schultz, Bruce D. (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $259,559, "Model Synthetic Channel Assemblies."

BIOLOGY
Blair, John M., National Science Foundation, $159,999, "Konza Prairie LTER VI: Grassland Dynamics and Long-Term Trajectories of Change."

Brown, Susan J., BASF Corporation, $150,000, "Industry Participation Agreement for the Midwest Center for Genomic Studies of Arthropods affecting Plant, Animal and Human Health."

Brown, Susan J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $305,361, "KSU Bioinformatics Core."

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $34,500, "K.INBRE Star Trainees: B. Pfannenstiel, B. Pierce, B. Li."

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $20,600, "K- INBRE Summer Scholars: M. Caywood, J. Parker, E. Peel, E. DeLoach, K. Pollard, J. Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $47,130, "Undergraduate Coordinator Office - KINBRE."

Chapes, Stephen K., US Department of Health and Human Services, $13,000, "Undergraduate Coordinator Office Outstanding Mentor Award - KINBRE."

Clem, Rollie J., and Passarelli, A. Lorena, US Department of Health and Human Services, "Arbovirus Midgut Escape Mechanisms."

Dodds, Walter K., Missouri Department of Conservation, $36,000, "Ecological Integrity of Prairie Streams as Influenced by Patchburn Grazing and Riparian Protection."

Govind, Revathi, and Ganta, Roman Reddy R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, "Mentor for Revathi Govind Major Starter Grant: Roman Ganta."

Govind, Revathi, US Department of Health and Human Services, $146,000, "Toxin Secretion in Clostridium Difficile."

Hancock, Lynn E., US Department of Health and Human Services, $11,722, "The Regulation of Autolysis in Enterococcus Faecalis."

Michel, Kristin, US Department of Health and Human Services, $55,670, "Effects of Blood Meal on Cellular Immunity in Mosquitoes (William B. Bryant)."

Michel, Kristin,Culbertson, Christopher T. (Chemistry), and Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $9,023, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Olson, Bradley J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,500, "The Genetic Basis of Multicellularity by Evolutionary Transcriptomics (Tara Marriage)."

Passarelli, A. Lorena, and Clem, Rollie J., US Department of Health and Human Services, $26,335, "Arbovirus Midgut Escape Mechanisms."

Roelofs, Jeroen, and Singh, Chingakham R., US Department of Health and Human Services, "Role of Ubiquitin-proteasome System in 40S Ribosome Quality Control."

Singh, Chingakham R., and Roelofs, Jeroen, US Department of Health and Human Services, $32,500, "Role of Ubiquitin-proteasome System in 40S Ribosome Quality Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $35,100, "Biology Research Career Development Core."

Spooner, Brian S., Kansas State University Foundation, $3,000, "Cancer Center Core."

Spooner, Brian S., US Department of Health and Human Services, $16,250, "Recruitment Package in Host-Pathogen Interactions (Zhilong Yang)."

Vediyappan, Govindsamy, US Department of Health and Human Services, $52,000, "Candida Albicans Hyphal Growth Inhibition."

CHEMISTRY
Culbertson, Christopher T.,Kanost, Michael R. (Biochemistry), and Michel, Kristin (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $2,071, "The Function of Serpin-2 in Mosquito Immunity and Physiology."

Hua, Duy H., US Department of Health and Human Services, $26,000, "Inhibition of Glycogen Synthase Kinase 3B by Tricyclic Pyrones and Quinolines."

GEOLOGY
Kirk, Matthew, American Chemical Society, $50,000, "Field Study of Fundamental Controls on Methane Formation in a Coalbed Methane Reservoir."

MATHEMATICS
Castano-Bernard, Ricardo,Soibelman, Yan S., and Zharkov, Ilia, National Science Foundation, "FRG: Collaborative Research: Wall-crossings in Geometry and Physics."

Soibelman, Yan S.,Castano-Bernard, Ricardo, and Zharkov, Ilia, National Science Foundation, $348,470, "FRG: Collaborative Research: Wall-crossings in Geometry and Physics."

Zharkov, Ilia,Castano-Bernard, Ricardo, and Soibelman, Yan S., National Science Foundation, "FRG: Collaborative Research: Wall-crossings in Geometry and Physics."

PHYSICS
Ben-Itzhak, Itzhak, US Department of Energy, $2,500,000, "Structure and Dynamics of Atoms. Ions, Molecules, and Surfaces."

Corwin, Kristan L., and Weaver, Oliver L., National Science Foundation, $137,600, "REU Site: Laser-Matter Interactions on Atomic and Nanoscales."

Weaver, Oliver L., and Corwin, Kristan L., National Science Foundation, "REU Site: Laser-Matter Interactions on Atomic and Nanoscales."

PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Kirkpatrick, Kimberly, US Department of Health and Human Services, $15,385, "Timing, Reward Processing and Choice."

SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM AND MASS COMMUNICATIONS
Furnas, Kelly R., and Wolgast, Stephen L., Collegian Media Group, "Student Publications Positions."

Furnas, Linda S., and Powers, Angela, Journalism Education Association, "Establishment of the Journalism Education Association National Headquarters at Kansas State University."

Powers, Angela, and Furnas, Linda S., Journalism Education Association, $192,811, "Establishment of the Journalism Education Association National Headquarters at Kansas State University."

Wolgast, Stephen L., and Furnas, Kelly R., Collegian Media Group, $94,016, "Student Publications Positions."

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

DEAN OF EDUCATION
Dalton, Andrew, US Department of Education, $355,712, "Project KANCO."

Havlicek, Barbara J., Multi-Sponsor, $2,074, "Council for Public School Improvement."

Havlicek, Barbara J., Multi-Sponsor, $73,062, "Educational Computer Assistance."

Herrera, Socorro G., US Department of Education, $456,253, "DESTINY 2."

Middendorf, B. Jan, National Science Foundation, $325,000, "Adapting Socio- ecological Systems to Increased Climate Variability."

Staples, Kimberly A.,Bender, Erin S., Knackendoffel, D. Ann, Rebello, Nobel S., and Wong, Peter P., US Department of Education, $260,050, "Advancing 6-12 Science Achievement: SHIFTS in Next Generation Science Teacher Professional Development."

Thurston, Linda P., National Science Foundation, $14,981, "Evaluating Broadening Participation in Computing Alliances (BPC) Program."

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE
Kramer, Bradley A.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION SCIENCE
Yunk, Raphael A.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), and Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

BIOLOGICAL AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING
Ebert, Kerri L., and Hadley, Gregg L. (Agriculture and Natural Resources), US Department of Agriculture, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2013 State PDP Chapter 3 Program."

Harner III, Joseph P.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Maghirang, Ronaldo G., and Steichen, James M., US Department of Agriculture, $59,992, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, $23,750, "Mechanistic Modeling of Wind Barriers and Grain Commingling Using CFD and DEM."

Slocombe, John W., US Department of Agriculture, $162,000, "Kansas AgrAbility Project."

Steichen, James M., and Maghirang, Ronaldo G., US Department of Agriculture, "Measurement and Modeling of Fugitive Dust from Off-Road DOD Activities."

Wang, Donghai, and Sun, X. Susan (Grain Science and Industry), Kansas Soybean Commission, "Optimization of Dihydroxylized Soybean Oil (DSO) Derivatives for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives."

CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Berry, Vikas, US Department of Defense, $50,000, "Tapered Graphene Nanoribbons of Controlled Tapering Angle: Structurally Tuning the Charge-carrier Properties."

Edgar, James H.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

CIVIL ENGINEERING
Dissanayake, Sunanda, US Department of Transportation, $49,962, "Highway Work Zone Capacity Estimation using Field Data from Kansas."

Stokes, Robert W.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SCIENCES
Singh, Gurdip,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

DEAN OF ENGINEERING
Clark, Gary A.,Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, $7,000,000, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Sun, X. Susan, and Wang, Donghai (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kansas Soybean Commission, $19,162, "Optimization of Dihydroxylized Soybean Oil (DSO) Derivatives for Pressure Sensitive Adhesives."

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Gruenbacher, Don M.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

Warren, Steven,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Hulbert, Lindsey E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $25,394, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

ENGINEERING EXPERIMENT STATION
Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

Schulz, Noel N.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Ben-Arieh, David H., Via Christi Regional Medical Center, Inc., $96,017, "Modeling Core Processes at Mercy Regional Manhattan and Wamego Campuses."

Kramer, Bradley A.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Fenton, Donald L. (Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH
Eckels, Steven J., and Jones, Byron W., US Department of Transportation, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J., US Department of Transportation, $16,200, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

KANSAS INDUSTRIAL EXTENSION SERVICES
Larson, Nancy J., Kansas Department of Health and Environment, $229,000, "Small Business Environmental Assistance Program 2014."

MECHANICAL AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Cai, Liang-Wu, US Department of Defense, $10,397, "Metamaterials for Acoustic Cloaking."

Fenton, Donald L.,Clark, Gary A. (Dean of Engineering), Edgar, James H. (Chemical Engineering), Gruenbacher, Don M. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Harner III, Joseph P. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), Kramer, Bradley A. (Advanced Manufacturing Institute), Schulz, Noel N. (Engineering Experiment Station), Singh, Gurdip (Computing and Information Sciences), Stokes, Robert W. (Civil Engineering), and Yunk, Raphael A. (Architectural Engineering and Construction Science), Kansas Department of Commerce, "University Engineering Initiative Act (UEIA)."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $382,406, "Microstructured Semiconductor Neutron Detector."

McGregor, Douglas S., US Department of Defense, $234,442, "Replacement Technology for 3He-Gas Filled Neutron Detectors."

NATIONAL GAS MACHINERY LABORATORY
Jones, Byron W., Pipeline Research Council International, Inc., $11,049, "The Role of Fuel Borne Metallic Catalysts in Inhibition of Nox Formation During the Combustion of Hydrocarbon."

Jones, Byron W., and Eckels, Steven J. (Institute for Environmental Research), US Department of Transportation, $48,600, "Phase III: Sensors and Prognostics to Mitigate Bleed Air Contamination Events."

COLLEGE OF HUMAN ECOLOGY

HUMAN NUTRITION
Linde, Annika, and Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh, Nestlé Purina PetCare Global Resources, Inc., "Advancing Canine Oral Health."

Melgarejo, L Tonatiuh, and Linde, Annika, Nestlé Purina PetCare Global Resources, Inc., $133,125, "Advancing Canine Oral Health."

Mendoza, Bertha, Kansas Department for Children and Families, $570, "Incredible Years Facilitation."

KINESIOLOGY
Dzewaltowski, David A., United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, $100,454, "A System for Obesity Prevention through Childcare: HOP'N Child Development Online."

SCHOOL OF FAMILY STUDIES AND HUMAN SERVICES
DeLuccie, Mary L., US Department of Agriculture, $2,570, "Federal Aid in Support of the Child and Adult Care Food Program."

Griffin, Charles L., Kansas Department for Children and Families, $55,000, "DCF Fatherhood Project."

Schumm, Walter R., Witherspoon Institute, $15,886, "Secondary Data Analysis of New Family Structures Study (NFSS)."

COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
Schultz, Bruce D.,Chen, Jianhan (Biochemistry), and Tomich, John M. (Biochemistry), US Department of Health and Human Services, $28,840, "Model Synthetic Channel Assemblies."

Schultz, Bruce D., and Lillich, James D. (Clinical Sciences), US Department of Health and Human Services, $15,138, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3- Tamura, Masaaki, US Department of Health and Human Services, $52,000, "Nanoparticle-based Prevention of Malignant Cancer Metastasis."

Weiss, Mark L., Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, $24,207, "Project 4: Generate 20 F344 Clones with Transposon Gene Trap Insert, Produce Chimera and Breed to Show Germline Transmission."

CLINICAL SCIENCES
Apley, Michael D.,Larson, Robert L., Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J., Zoetis LLC, "Pilot Trials: Model Development for Determination of Potential Differences in Mannheimia Haemolytica Transmissibility."

Bartle, Steven J.,Dikeman, Michael E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Hulbert, Lindsey E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Thomson, Daniel U., and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Grauer, Gregory F., IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., $24,975, "Part 2: Follow-up of Patients with Liver/kidney Abnormalities."

Larson, Robert L.,Apley, Michael D., Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J., Zoetis LLC, "Pilot Trials: Model Development for Determination of Potential Differences in Mannheimia Haemolytica Transmissibility."

Lillich, James D., and Schultz, Bruce D. (Anatomy and Physiology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $797, "Neuroendocrine-modulated Epithelial HCO3-transport."

Thomson, Daniel U.,Bartle, Steven J., Dikeman, Michael E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Hulbert, Lindsey E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Renter, David G. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, $50,788, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

White, Bradley J.,Apley, Michael D., Larson, Robert L., Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Zoetis LLC, $75,839, "Pilot Trials: Model Development for Determination of Potential Differences in Mannheimia Haemolytica Transmissibility."

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE/PATHOBIOLOGY
Dritz, Steven S.,DeRouchey, Joel M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Goodband, Robert D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), and Tokach, Michael D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Sioux Biochemicals, Inc., $15,000, "Evaluation of Different Peptone Blend Levels for Nursery Pigs."

Ganta, Roman Reddy R., and Govind, Revathi (Biology), US Department of Health and Human Services, $21,900, "Mentor for Revathi Govind Major Starter Grant: Roman Hardwidge, Philip R., US Department of Health and Human Services, $3,750, "Bacterial Effectors Targeting the IKK/NF-kB Pathway."

Hesse, Richard,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Kim, Yunjeong, Winn Feline Foundation, $19,920, "In vivo Efficacy Study of Virus Protease Inhibitors against Feline Coronaviruses in a Mouse Model."

Ma, Wenjun,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Hesse, Richard, Richt, Juergen, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Mosier, Derek A.,Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Lubbers, Brian (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), Zoetis LLC, "Pilot Trials: Model Development for Determination of Potential Differences in Mannheimia Haemolytica Transmissibility."

Renter, David G.,Bartle, Steven J. (Clinical Sciences), Dikeman, Michael E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Gonzalez, John M. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Hulbert, Lindsey E. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Olson, K C (Animal Sciences and Industry), Reinhardt, Christopher D. (Animal Sciences and Industry), Thomson, Daniel U. (Clinical Sciences), and Warren, Steven (Electrical and Computer Engineering), National Cattlemen's Beef Association, "Animal Health and Animal Welfare Implications of Beta Adrenergic Agonists (BAA) in Feedlot Cattle."

Richt, Juergen,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Rowland, Raymond R. R., and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, $1,799,000, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."

Rowland, Raymond R. R.,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Hesse, Richard, Ma, Wenjun, Richt, Juergen, and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease VETERINARY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY
Anderson, Gary A.,Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Vanier, Martha A. (National Agricultural Biosecurity Center), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease Lubbers, Brian,Apley, Michael D. (Clinical Sciences), Larson, Robert L. (Clinical Sciences), Mosier, Derek A. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and White, Bradley J. (Clinical Sciences), Zoetis LLC, "Pilot Trials: Model Development for Determination of Potential Differences in Mannheimia Haemolytica Transmissibility."

VETERINARY MEDICAL TEACHING HOSPITAL
Fingland, Roger B., Friends of the Sunset Zoo, $2,000, "Sunset Zoo Internship Program."

KANSAS COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE

AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES
Hadley, Gregg L., US Department of Agriculture, $202,329, "Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service."

Hadley, Gregg L., and Ebert, Kerri L. (Biological and Agricultural Engineering), US Department of Agriculture, $32,750, "Kansas SARE - Kansas 2013 State PDP Chapter 3 Program."

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

FOUR-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Gerhard, Gary W., US Department of Agriculture, $120,000, "Empowering Kansas Youth to Improve Their Physical Health."

Keatley, Sarah L., and Stone, Barbara J., National 4-H Council, "2013 4-H Agricultural Science "Commodity Carnival" Learning Experience."

Stone, Barbara J., and Keatley, Sarah L., National 4-H Council, $10,000, "2013 4-H Agricultural Science "Commodity Carnival" Learning Experience."

KANSAS FOREST SERVICE
Atchison, Robert L., US Department of Agriculture, $32,675, "NRCS Technical Service Provider."

Beck, William J., Kansas Department of Agriculture, $97,746, "Riparian Forest Buffer Restoration IV."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST

DEAN OF GRADUATE SCHOOL
Polson, Cheryl J., US Department of Defense, $217,979, "Brigade Spouse Courses at Fort Leavenworth."

OFFICE OF THE PROVOST
Dyer, Ruth A., Kansas State University Foundation, $1,527, "Spainhour Faculty Chair for KAWSE."

VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

K-STATE OLATHE
Strohschein, Mike L., Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc., $500, "Willie and the Beanstalk."

NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY CENTER
Vanier, Martha A.,Anderson, Gary A. (Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory), Hesse, Richard (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Ma, Wenjun (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Richt, Juergen (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), and Rowland, Raymond R. R. (Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), US Department of Homeland Security, "Center of Excellence for Emerging & Zoonotic Animal Disease (CEEZAD)."