Top Sponsored Programs, September 2017

News for Researchers

October 1, 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 Aug. 18, 2017, and Sept. 15, 2017, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Center for Great Plains Studies
R. Edwards
$101,504
Department of the Interior-National Park Service
African American Homesteaders Historic Resource Study

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 Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Mathematics/School of Biological Sciences/West Central Research and Extension Center
J. Lindquist, A. Jhala, B. Sigmon, B. Tenhumberg, R. Werle, M. Yerka
$499,998
U.S. Department of Agriculture
A Risk-assessment Model and Population Genomics Tools for Monitoring Herbicide-resistance Evolution in Weedy Sorghum

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Sociology
L. Odhiambo, K. Olson
$453,539
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Reconfiguring Farmers’ Behavior to Reduce Irrigation Water Use through Water Measurements and Social Norms Interventions: A Case Study in the Republican River Basin

Department of Chemistry
J. Takacs
$900,114
National Institutes of Health
Catalytic Asymmetric Hydroboration: Uncapping the Potential with Two-point Binding Substrates

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
B. Bockelman
$204,043
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CICI: CE: SciTokens: Capability-based Secure Access to Remote Scientific Data

M. Cohen
$299,371
National Science Foundation
EAGER: Bio-inspired Assurance and Regression Testing to Secure Organic Programs

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
L. Nguyen
$301,408
American Business Continuity Domes, Inc.
ABC Group SRA: Center for Electromagnetic Concrete R&D and Shielding Innovations

Department of Entomology/Department of Statistics/West Central Research and Extension Center
G. Brewer, D. Boxler, K. Hanford, M. Stockton
$325,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture
A Multi-tactic Push-pull Strategy for Controlling Stable Flies on Pasture Cattle in Nebraska and Florida

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
P. Rao
$200,000
National Science Foundation
CPS: Medium: Cyber-enabled Online Quality Assurance for Scalable Additive Bio-manufacturing

Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Department of Educational Psychology
M. Hopkins, I. Newman
$200,695
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High-risk Drinking

Department of Physics and Astronomy
S. Adenwalla
$203,959
National Science Foundation
Resource and Repository II: Extensions and Improvements to Funsize Physics

D. Sellmyer, X. Xu
$461,155
National Science Foundation
DMREF: SusChEM: Design and Synthesis of Novel Magnetic Materials

Department of Physics and Astronomy/Department of Chemistry
P. Dowben, C. Binek, A. Sinitskii, E. Tsymbal
$2,382,282
National Science Foundation
E2CDA: Type I: Antiferromagnetic Magneto-electric Memory and Logic

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
A. Wragge
$303,895
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network, State Coordinator Project 2017-2018

Graduate Studies
L. Bellows
$1,161,325
Department of Education
TRIO-Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program

School of Biological Sciences/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
H. Cerutti, T. Clemente
$346,108
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Developing Genetic and Genomics Tools for Tetraselmis sp.

School of Natural Resources
J. Benson
$449,000
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Reproductive Success, Survival, and Cause-specific Mortality of Bighorn Sheep in Nebraska

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
J. Mendoza-Gorham
$1,385,670
Department of Education
Upward Bound Math/Science Program 2017-2022


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