Top Awards from Public Sponsors, June 2018

News for Researchers

August 1, 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 May 16, 2018, and June 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education
W. Smith
$701,004
National Science Foundation
Teacher Leadership (T-LEAD): Investigating the Persistence and Trajectories of Noyce Master Teaching Fellows

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
P. Grassini
$220,000
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Developing a Yield Gap Atlas to Guide Sustainable Intensification on Existing Oil Palm Plantation Area in Indonesia

Department of Chemistry
M. Griep
$339,683
NSF
REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemical Assembly at the University of Nebraska

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
M. Pierobon, W. Niu
$499,528
NSF
CIF: Small: WetComm: Foundations of Wet Communication Theory

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M. Schubert, R. Korlacki
$430,052
NSF
The Influence of Doping and Annealing onto the Lattice Dynamics, Band Structure and Free Charge Carrier Properties in Monoclinic Gallium Aluminum Oxide Semiconductor Alloys

M. Schubert
$323,393
U.S. Department of Defense-Air Force Office of Scientific Research
The Strain-Stress Relationships for Band Gap, Phonon and Plasmon Energies in Monoclinic Ga2O3 and Related Materials

Department of Food Science and Technology/Department of Statistics
C. Xu, Z. Xu, Y. Zhang
$461,983
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Improving Aronia Berry Sustainability and Fruit Quality

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
L. Fernandez-Ballester
$345,000
NSF
Nucleation Control of Conjugated Polymers through Melt-Crystallization and Self-Seeding

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/Nebraska Center for Energy Sciences Research
B. Cui, M. Nastasi, Q. Zhou
$307,825
NSF
Understanding the Mechanisms of the Pulsed Electric Current Process for Joining Oxide-Dispersion-Strengthened Alloys

Department of Psychology
M. Neta
$756,711
NSF
CAREER: Functional Brain Networks Mediating Positivity Bias in Healthy Aging

Nebraska Forest Service
J. Duplissis
$250,000
Department of Agriculture-Field Service
FY18 Community Adjacent Fuels Award

Nebraska Center for Virology/Department of Biochemistry/School of Biological Sciences
J. West, C. Wood
$2,793,519
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Cancer Institute
KSHV, HIV and the Kaposi’s Sarcoma Tumor Niche

School of Natural Resources/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
T. Gilmore, A. Mittelstet, V. Zlotnik
$387,030
NSF
Evaluation of Watershed-Scale Groundwater Transit Time Distributions from Field Sampling and Numerical Modeling

University of Nebraska State Museum/School of Biological Sciences
S. Gardner, J. Diamond, D. Gettinger, G. Racz
$499,988
NSF
CSBR: Natural History: Digitizing and Conserving Specimens in the Manter Laboratory of Parasitology


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