Top Awards from Public Sponsors, February 2019

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March 29, 2019

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 Jan. 16, 2019, and Feb. 15, 2019, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Department of Agricultural Economics
B. Lubben
$1,082,736
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

Department of Biochemistry
R. Roston
$846,076
National Science Foundation
CAREER: How SFR2 Allows Chloroplast Envelope Membranes to Survive Freezing, from Initial Signal to Molecular Mechanism

Department of Chemistry
X. Zeng, B. Cheung
$256,188
University of Pennsylvania
Exploration of Low-dimensional Gas Clathrate Hydrates

Department of Educational Psychology/Buros Center for Testing
K. Geisinger, A. Albano, K. Chin, D. Kim, C. McCormick
$1,279,342
Florida Department of Education
2017-2018 Audit of the Florida State Testing Program

Department of Entomology
J. Louis
$1,513,415
NSF
CAREER: Deciphering Sorghum Resistance Mechanisms to Phloem-feeding Aphids

Department of Entomology/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center/School of Natural Resources/West Central Research and Extension Center
D. Golick, T. Anderson, G. Brewer, J. Dauer, J. Louis, J. McMechan, J. Peterson, A. Vélez Arango, T. Weissling, J. Wu-Smart
$344,767
U.S. Department of Agriculture-NIFA
Building Undergraduate Research and Science Communication Skills through Beneficial Insects Protection Research and Extension Experiences (FACT)

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
M. Sealy
$500,000
NSF
CAREER: Hierarchical Structure Integrity of Magnesium Alloys via Asynchronous Laser and Additive Processing

Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Department of Biochemistry
S. Chung, X. Sun
$396,867
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Epigenetic Regulation of Fetal BAT Development via Maternal N-3 PUFA Intake

Department of Physics and Astronomy
P. Dowben
$340,001
University of Central Florida
Controlling Structural, Electronic and Energy Flow Dynamics of Catalytic Processes through Tailored Nanostructures

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility
R. Bielenberg, R. Faller, J. Holloway, K. Lechtenberg, S. Rosenbaugh
$401,400
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Development of an Optimized MASH TL-4 Kansas Corral Rail (Kansas, Iowa, South Dakota and Virginia)

School of Art, Art History and Design
M. Hoff
$52,800
The Merops Foundation
The Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: 2019 Season

School of Biological Sciences
Q. Li
$1,526,720
University of Maryland
Next Generation Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies to Clear HIV-1 Reservoir

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
M. DeKraai, D. Bulling
$241,640
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska’s AWARE Project


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