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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, August 2018

News for Researchers

Posted September 27, 2018 by Ashley Washburn

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 July 16, 2018, and Aug. 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
J. Schnable
$299,801
National Science Foundation
RoL: FELS: EAGER: Genetic Constraints on the Increase of Organismal Complexity Over Time

Department of Biochemistry/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
E. Cahoon, J. Markham, R. Saha
$750,000
NSF
Dissecting the Sphingolipid Metabolic and Regulatory Network

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Statistics
Y. Ge, Y. Shi, H. Yu, Y. Zhou
$717,698
Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
CPS: 3D Dynamic Soil Information System Enabled by UAV and Proximal Depth Sensing

Department of Chemistry
E. Dodds
$1,843,480
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences
A Research Program on Advancing Biomedical Glycoproteomics

D. Berkowitz
$470,000
NSF
New Approaches to Catalyst Screening and Development

Department of Civil Engineering/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Water Center
X. Li, D. Snow, H. Walia
$330,000
NSF
Antibiotic Resistance Genes in the Soil-Plant Ecosystem

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
B. Bockelman
$499,673
NSF
CC* Integration: Service Analysis and Network Diagnosis (SAND)

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Q. Yan, Q. Zhou
$499,999
NSF
SaTC: CORE: Small: URadio: Towards Secure Smart Home IoT Communication Using Hybrid Ultrasonic-RF Radio

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Y. Lu
$1,187,483
U.S. Department of Defense-Missile Defense Agency
3D-Printing of Diamond-composite Structures using Selective Laser Semi-melting

Department of Entomology
J. Wu-Smart
$393,332
Department of Agriculture-NIFA
Great Plains Regional Training for Beginning Beekeeping Farmers

Department of History
M. Jacobs
$200,000
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Does the United States Need a Truth and Reconciliation Commission?

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
J. Shield, B. Cui, M. Nastasi
$450,000
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Faculty Development Program in Nuclear Engineering at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

R. Yang, J. Lim
$439,584
NSF
Cell-Cell Adhesion Mechanics and Mechanotransduction at the Single Cell Level

Department of Physics and Astronomy
I. Fabrikant
$270,000
NSF
Electron and Positronium Collisions with Molecules

Department of Plant Pathology
J. Alfano
$600,000
NSF
IOS: The Microtubule Network and Plant Immunity

Department of Psychology/Department of Educational Psychology
S. Gervais, D. DiLillo, M. Dodd, M. Fritz
$1,097,073
U.S. DHHS-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Integrating Alcohol Myopia and Objectification to Understand Sexual Assault

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Department of Civil Engineering
K. Lechtenberg, R. Faller, J. Holloway, J. Schmidt, C. Song, J. Steelman, C. Stolle
$1,989,414
Nebraska Department of Transportation
NYSDOT-MASH-1: MASH 2016 Safety Hardware Evaluations – Phase I System C1 and C3

School of Biological Sciences
B. Yu, C. Zhang
$682,608
NSF
Understand the Functional Mechanism of the DSP1 Complex in the 3′ Maturation of Plant Small Nuclear RNAs

K. Montooth, J. DeLong
$299,999
NSF
RoL: FELS: EAGER: A Predictive Framework of Metabolism as an Engine of Functional Environmental Responses across Levels of Biological Organization

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
J. Reddy, S. Kidambi, D. Steffen
$300,000
American Heart Association
Prevention of Viral Cardiomyopathy and Insulitis by Vaccination


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