Top Sponsored Programs, August 2017

News for Researchers

September 4, 2017

The following list includes all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more awarded to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln between July 18, 2017, and August 17, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension
R. Rasby
$314,184
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Nebraska’s Cooperative Soil Health Initiative

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Animal Science/Department of Biochemistry/Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Statistics/School of Biological Sciences
H. Walia, G. Morota, T. Obata, H. Yu, C. Zhang, Q. Zhang
$5,783,738
National Science Foundation
RII Track-2 FEC: Comparative Genomics and Phenomics Approach to Discover Genes Underlying Heat Stress Resilience in Cereals

Department of Animal Science/Department of Agricultural Economics/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/School of Natural Resources
J. MacDonald, T. Awada, S. Banerjee, H. Blanco, M. Drewnoski, G. Erickson, J. Okalebo, J. Parsons, D. Redfearn, A. Suyker
$1,000,000
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Enhancing Animal Protein through Crops and Cattle

Department of Chemistry
J. Francisco, J. Bai, B. Cheung, X. Zeng
$550,000
National Science Foundation
Exploration of Low-Dimensional Gas Clathrate Hydrates

A. Rajca, S. Rajca
$1,745,253
National Institutes of Health
New Nitroxide Spin Labels for Distance Measurements in Biological Systems

J. Zhang
$224,816
National Science Foundation
Real-Time Spectroscopic Studies of Hybrid MOF Photocatalysts for Solar Fuel Production

J. Francisco
$227,668
Purdue University
CIF21 DIBBs: EI: Creating a Digital Environment for Enabling Data-Driven Science (DEEDS)

Department of Chemistry/Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education/School of Biological Sciences
M. Stains, B. Couch
$524,243
National Science Foundation
Mapping Change in Higher Education-Social Networks and STEM Reforms

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
S. Cooper
$200,000
National Science Foundation
Spatial Skills and Success in Introductory Computing

Q. Yan
$249,995
National Science Foundation
NeTS: Small: Cooperative Interference-Embracing Communication in Multi-Hop Wireless Networks

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Supply Chain Management and Analytics
J. Vuran, D. Batur, J. Ryan, Q. Yan
$435,399
National Science Foundation
SpecEES: CoSeC-RAN: Cognitive Secure Cloud RAN for Efficient Spectrum Sharing

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
M. Han
$450,257
Department of Defense
Narrow-Linewidth and Wavelength-Tunable Semiconductor Laser for Fiber-Optic Acoustic Emission Sensor System

Department of Mathematics
P. Radu, M. Foss
$290,621
National Science Foundation
Higher Order Nonlocal Models in Continuum Mechanics

Department of Physics and Astronomy
X. Hong
$499,012
National Science Foundation
Exploring Spin-Orbit Coupling and Correlated Phenomena in Iridate-Based Ferroelectric Transistors and Tunnel Junctions

M. Fuchs, M. Centurion, B. Shadwick
$420,000
National Science Foundation
Phase-Space Investigation of Laser-Driven Weakly Relativistic Electron Beams

Lied Center for Performing Arts
N. Engen-Wedin
$15,000
National Endowment for the Arts
Seedfolks: Growing Our Community through Theater

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
S. Rosenbaugh, R. Bielenberg, R. Faller
$309,141
Nebraska Department of Roads
Cost-Efficient, TL-2 Bridge Rail for Low-Volume Roads

School of Natural Resources
J. Dauer
$299,998
National Science Foundation
Making Decisions about Socioscientific Issues in Multidisciplinary Postsecondary Learning Environments

School of Natural Resources/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Public Policy Center
C. Allen, S. Elbaum, F. Munoz-Arriola, N. Shank, D. Twidwell
$2,998,886
National Science Foundation
NRT-INFEWS: Training in Theory and Application of Cross-Scale Resilience in Agriculturally Dominated Social Ecological Systems

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
S. Xiang
$452,514
National Institutes of Health
Mucosal Delivery and Retention of Ebola Inhibitor Scytovirin using Lactobacillus


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