Top Awards from Public Sponsors, October 2018

News for Researchers

November 30, 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 Sept. 16, 2018, and Oct. 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

4-H State Office/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
K. Lodl, S. Frerichs, A. Guru, L. Hawley
$299,950
National Science Foundation
EAGER: Empowering Out-of-school Time Educators and Students through 4-H and the Land-grant System

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
G. Graef
$286,060
Nebraska Soybean Board
Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska

Department of Chemistry/Department of Biochemistry
D. Berkowitz, P. Dussault, T. Helikar, R. Powers
$321,028
National Strategic Research Institute
Medical Countermeasure Drug Discovery and Development

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Dean’s Office, College of Law/Information Technology Services
S. Scott, R. Haugerud, E. Magilton, V. Variyam
$1,525,215
NSRI
Operationalizing Cyber Situational Awareness Research: Capability Exploration

Department of Food Science and Technology
J. Auchtung
$387,955
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Using Complimentary In Vitro and In Vivo Models of the Human Microbiome to Study Antibiotic-mediated Disruption

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
A. Tamayol, R. Pedrigi
$1,738,214
U.S. DHHS-National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Microengineered Scaffolds Carrying Patient-specific Cells and Growth Factors for Treatment of Volumetric Muscle Loss

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
C. Stolle, R. Faller
$271,987
University of North Carolina-Charlotte
Dynamic Evaluation of NCDOT’s Combination Bridge Railing under AASHTO MASH (2016) Test Level 3 Guidelines

Department of Physics and Astronomy
D. Umstadter, S. Banerjee
$499,280
Department of Energy
Laboratory Study of Nonlinear QED in Intense Laser-matter Interactions

D. Umstadter, G. Golovin, B. Shadwick
$432,000
DOE
Controlled Injection of Electrons for Improved Performance of Laser-wakefield Acceleration

M. Centurion
$700,847
DOE
Capturing Ultrafast Electron Driven Chemical Reactions in Molecules

D. Umstadter
$1,000,000
DOE
LaserNetUS

Department of Sociology
R. Abadie, K. Dombrowski, P. Habecker
$412,763
U.S. DHHS-National Institute on Drug Abuse
Assessing the Effects of Hurricane Maria on Opioid Agonist Treatment Access among PWID in Rural Puerto Rico

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
A. Wragge
$337,995
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network, State Coordinator Project 2018-2019

Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
Z. Shen
$299,980
Department of Transportation-Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
A Fast and Low-cost Method to Automate Detecting, Locating and Mapping Internal Gas Pipeline Corrosion using Pig-mounted Thermal and Stereo Cameras

Institute for Ethnic Studies/Department of History
J. Jones
$216,106
National Endowment for the Humanities
To Enter Africa from America: The United States, Africa and the New Imperialism, 1862-1919

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
R. Faller, R. Bielenberg, K. Lechtenberg, S. Rosenbaugh, J. Schmidt, C. Stolle
$1,235,000
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Midwest State Pooled Fund Roadside Safety Program Year 29

Nebraska State Forest Service
J. Erixson
$464,000
Department of Agriculture-National Resources Conservation Service
National Agroforestry Technical Assistance

School of Natural Resources
B. Fuchs, M. Svoboda
$925,889
Department of Agriculture-Office of the Chief Economist
Drought Information Services for Agriculture Across the United States 2018-2019


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