Top Awards from Public Sponsors, August 2018

News for Researchers

September 27, 2018

The following list of awards from public entities includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between July 16, 2018, and Aug. 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
J. Schnable
$299,801
National Science Foundation
RoL: FELS: EAGER: Genetic Constraints on the Increase of Organismal Complexity Over Time

Department of Biochemistry/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
E. Cahoon, J. Markham, R. Saha
$750,000
NSF
Dissecting the Sphingolipid Metabolic and Regulatory Network

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Statistics
Y. Ge, Y. Shi, H. Yu, Y. Zhou
$717,698
Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
CPS: 3D Dynamic Soil Information System Enabled by UAV and Proximal Depth Sensing

Department of Chemistry
E. Dodds
$1,843,480
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences
A Research Program on Advancing Biomedical Glycoproteomics

D. Berkowitz
$470,000
NSF
New Approaches to Catalyst Screening and Development

Department of Civil Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Water Center
X. Li, D. Snow, H. Walia
$330,000
NSF
Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Soil-Plant Ecosystem

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
B. Bockelman
$499,673
NSF
CC* Integration: Service Analysis and Network Diagnosis (SAND)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Q. Yan, Q. Zhou
$499,999
NSF
SaTC: CORE: Small: URadio: Towards Secure Smart Home IoT Communication Using Hybrid Ultrasonic-RF Radio

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Y. Lu
$1,187,483
U.S. Department of Defense-Missile Defense Agency
3D-Printing of Diamond-composite Structures using Selective Laser Semi-melting

Department of Entomology
J. Wu-Smart
$393,332
Department of Agriculture-NIFA
Great Plains Regional Training for Beginning Beekeeping Farmers

Department of History
M. Jacobs
$200,000
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Does the United States Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission?

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
J. Shield, B. Cui, M. Nastasi
$450,000
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Faculty Development Program in Nuclear Engineering at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

R. Yang, J. Lim
$439,584
NSF
Cell-Cell Adhesion Mechanics and Mechanotransduction at the Single Cell Level

Department of Physics and Astronomy
I. Fabrikant
$270,000
NSF
Electron and Positronium Collisions with Molecules

Department of Plant Pathology
J. Alfano
$600,000
NSF
IOS: The Microtubule Network and Plant Immunity

Department of Psychology/Department of Educational Psychology
S. Gervais, D. DiLillo, M. Dodd, M. Fritz
$1,097,073
U.S. DHHS-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Integrating Alcohol Myopia and Objectification to Understand Sexual Assault

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Department of Civil Engineering
K. Lechtenberg, R. Faller, J. Holloway, J. Schmidt, C. Song, J. Steelman, C. Stolle
$1,989,414
Nebraska Department of Transportation
NYSDOT-MASH-1: MASH 2016 Safety Hardware Evaluations – Phase I System C1 and C3

School of Biological Sciences
B. Yu, C. Zhang
$682,608
NSF
Understand the Functional Mechanism of the DSP1 Complex in the 3′ Maturation of Plant Small Nuclear RNAs

K. Montooth, J. DeLong
$299,999
NSF
RoL: FELS: EAGER: A Predictive Framework of Metabolism as an Engine of Functional Environmental Responses across Levels of Biological Organization

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
J. Reddy, S. Kidambi, D. Steffen
$300,000
American Heart Association
Prevention of Viral Cardiomyopathy and Insulitis by Vaccination


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