Top Awards from Public Sponsors, July 2019

News for Researchers

August 30, 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 June 16, 2019, and July 15, 2019, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Center for Children, Families and the Law
J. Chambers
$240,000
Iowa Department of Human Services
Parent Partner Database Hosting and Research Analysis

Department of Agricultural Economics
C. Walters, S. Banerjee
$398,255
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Northern Plains Regional Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Partnership

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/School of Natural Resources
D. Twidwell Jr., C. Allen, K. Pope
$226,000
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Strategic Bat Conservation and Recovery in Nebraska and Wyoming

Department of Biochemistry
L. Zhang
$600,000
National Science Foundation
CAREER: Structural and Mechanistic Studies on an Iron-Sulfur Cluster-Based Nitric Oxide Sensor

Department of Biochemistry/Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education/School of Natural Resources
T. Helikar, J. Dauer, W. Smith
$1,896,570
NSF
Innovating Life Sciences Education through Computational Modeling and Simulations

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
V. Alexandrov
$302,291
NSF
Corrosion and Passivation Mechanisms of Li-Ion Battery Cathodes from Ab Initio Interfacial Reaction Dynamics

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
C. Detweiler, J. Bradley, B. Duncan
$740,798
National Strategic Research Institute
Fixed Wing VTOL Sensor Emplacement

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
C. Argyropoulos
$749,910
Department of Defense-Office of Naval Research
Theoretically Modeling the High Thermal Emission/Formation Dynamics of Femtosecond Laser Functionalized Surfaces to Optimize Surfaces

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
P. Sutter, E. Sutter
$1,238,000
Department of Energy
Exploring and Embracing Heterogeneity in Atomically Thin Energy Materials

Department of Food Science and Technology
P. Johnson, J. Baumert, M. Downs, J. Marsh
$424,742
USDA-NIFA
Robust Methods for Food Allergen Detection and Quantitative Risk Assessment

A. Bianchini Huebner
$935,827
Kansas State University
Alliance for Food Security through Reduction of Postharvest Loss and Food Waste

Department of Mathematics
G. Avalos, P. Guven Geredeli
$213,787
NSF
Mathematical Control Theory and Analysis of Partial Differential Equations Coupled Across a Boundary Interface

Department of Physics and Astronomy
I. Kravchenko, K. Bloom, D. Claes
$1,500,000
NSF
Maximizing Returns from the CMS Experiment: Analysis of Run 2 Data and Preparation for the High Luminosity LHC

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
Y. Wang, M. Hughes
$460,356
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Neural Predictors of Speech Perception Outcomes in Adults with Cochlear Implants

A. Wragge
$337,995
Nebraska Department of Education
Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network, State Coordinator Project 2019-2020

Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
D. Yuill
$749,792
DOE
A Field Study to Characterize Fault Prevalence in Residential Comfort
Systems

Lied Center for Performing Arts
E. Poor, N. Engen-Wedin
$15,000
National Endowment for the Arts
Inclusion through Movement: Bill T. Jones and Nebraska’s Global Community

Nebraska State Forest Service
J. Erixson
$250,000
USDA-Field Service
FY19 Community Assistance Funds Adjacent to National Forests and Grasslands Program

Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program – Center
M. Doht
$1,007,028
Nebraska Department of Transportation
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program FY 2020

Nebraska Water Center
C. Ray
$369,340
Department of the Interior-Geological Survey
USGS Nebraska Water Resources 104B 2016-2020

School of Biological Sciences
Q. Li
$416,659
U.S. DHHS-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Impact of the Gut Microbiome on HIV-1 Rectal Transmission and Immunopathogenesis during ART

School of Biological Sciences/Bureau of Sociological Research/Department of Animal Science/Department of Biochemistry/Department of Psychology/Department of Sociology/Nebraska Center for Virology
C. Wood, R. Abadie, K. Chiou, D. Crawford, K. Dombrowski, S. Fernando, B. Khan, J. West
$3,029,162
U.S. DHHS-National Institute on Drug Abuse
Biomarkers for Dysbiosis-related HIV-associated Cognitive Disorders among Persons who Inject Drugs in Puerto Rico

University of Nebraska Public Policy Center
K. Speck, D. Bulling, M. DeKraai
$3,610,121
U.S. DHHS-Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Nebraska Youth Suicide Prevention 2019-2024


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