Top Sponsored Programs and Awards, January 2017

News for Researchers

February 2, 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 Oct. 2, 2016, and Jan. 20, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Biological Process Development Facility
W. Buchholz
$706,373
National Strategic Research Institute
Cyber-Bio-Security: Securing the Emerging Domain of Biomanufacturing

W. Buchholz, S. Johnson
$218,181
Amunix Operating Inc.
Tech Transfer, Scale Up and GMP Production of AMX-168

Buffett Early Childhood Institute/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
I. Iruka Thompson, D. Davis
$500,000
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Early Childhood Plan Evaluation

Bureau of Sociological Research
L. Witt-Swanson, N. Gohring
$616,582
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey and Adult Tobacco Survey

Center on Children, Families and the Law
E. Brank, K. Olson
$725,000
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Training on Family and Policy Services

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
G. Graef, D. Hyten Jr.
$212,250
Ohio State University
Increasing the Rate of Genetic Gain for Yield in Soybean Breeding Programs

P. Baenziger
$975,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Developing the Tools and Germplasm for Hybrid Wheat

P. Grassini
$872,920
North Central Soybean Research Program
Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems in the North-Central USA

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication/Department of Biological Systems Engineering
M. Mamo, J. Keshwani, D. Lambe, D. Lee, G. Matkin, L. Sandall, W. Schacht, C. Speth
$281,475
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Fostering the Next Generation of Agricultural and Natural Resources Professionals through Experiential Learning in Research, Education and Extension

Department of Animal Science
R. Lewis
$291,478
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Understanding Parasite Resistance in Organic Livestock and Using a Systems Approach for Control

Department of Anthropology/Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
H. Richards-Rissetto, K. Walter
$74,368
National Endowment for the Humanities
Keeping Data Alive: Supporting Reuse and Repurposing of 3D Data in the Humanities

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
Y. Ge, S. Pitla, J. Schnable
$285,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture
PAPM EAGER: Transitioning to the Next Generation Plant Phenotyping Robots

Department of Civil Engineering
L. Rilett
$13,000,000
U.S. Department of Transportation
University Transportation Centers Open Competition 2016

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
C. Detweiler, J. Bradley
$759,400
U.S. Department of Agriculture
At the Water’s Edge: Installation and Optimization of Robotic Sensing Systems

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/Dean’s Office, College of Engineering
D. Harwood, J. McManis
$299,175
Montana State University
Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access (SALSA): Integrated Study of Carbon Cycling in Hydrologically active Subglacial Environments

Department of Educational Psychology/Buros Center for Testing
K. Geisinger, A. Albano, T. Chin, M. Kim, C. McCormick
$805,979
Florida Department of Education
2017-2018 Audit of the Florida State Testing Program

Department of English
K. Price
$14,317
University of Iowa
Fame and Infamy: Walt Whitman’s Old Age Correspondence

K. Price
$300,000
National Endowment for the Humanities
Unearthing the “Buried Masterpiece” of American Literature: A Digital Variorum of the 1855 Leaves of Grass

J. Schleck
$21,074
Indiana University
Beyond East and West: Exchanges and Interactions across the Early Modern World (1400-1800)

Department of Food Science and Technology/Department of Statistics
J. Clarke
$214,948
University of North Dakota
BDSpokes: SPOKE: MIDWEST: Digital Agriculture – Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Plant Sciences and Education

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
J. Wang
$250,018
University of Michigan
Plasticity of High-Strength Multiphase Metallic Composites

B. Terry
$221,191
National Strategic Research Institute
EnRoute Care Patient Viability Technology Development

J. Huang
$480,000
Department of Defense
Understanding Grain-Morphology-Dependent Grain Degradation For Improved Stability in Perovskite Solar Cells

Department of Political Science

M. Warburton, T. White
$696,732
George Mason University
Crowdsourcing Evidence, Argumentation, Thinking and Evaluation

Department of Psychology
M. Johnson, M. Dodd
$1,187,503
University of Delaware
RII Track-2 FEC: Neural Networks Underlying the Integration of Knowledge and Perception

Midwest Roadside Safety/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
R. Bielenberg, R. Faller, J. Reid, S. Rosenbaugh
$233,945
Nebraska Department of Roads
Dynamic Testing and Evaluation of a Culvert-Mounted, Strong-Post MGS to TL-3 Guidelines of MASH 2016

Public Policy Center
M. DeKraai, D. Bulling
$273,054
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
Evaluation of Nebraska’s System of Care Expansion

D. Bulling, M. DeKraai, K. Speck
$280,000
Nebraska Military Department
Developing Nebraska’s Homeland Security Planning Capacity

Public Policy Center/Center on Children, Families and the Law
N. Shank, J. Chambers, S. Hoffman
$393,380
Region V Systems
Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals

School of Natural Resources
B. Fuchs, D. Bathke, M. Svoboda, T. Tadesse
$827,501
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Drought Information Services for Agriculture Across the United States

Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
K. Viesca, L. Gatti, A. Johnson, L. Kiramba
$542,320
Department of Education
International Consortium for Multilingual Excellence in Education

West Central Research and Extension Center/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Panhandle Research and Extension Center
S. Stepanovic, A. Adesemoye, H. Blanco, C. Burr, C. Creech, J. Peterson, D. Rudnick, D. Santra, M. Stockton, R. Werle
$200,000
University of Minnesota
Rotational Benefits and Agronomic Evaluation of Field Peas in Cereal Based Cropping Systems

 


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