Top Awards from Public Sponsors, June 2019

News for Researchers

July 31, 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 May 16, 2019, and June 15, 2019, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Bureau of Sociological Research
L. Witt-Swanson, A. Ganshert, K. Meiergerd
$995,511
Buffett Early Childhood Institute
2019 Buffett Early Childhood Institute Needs Assessment

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
P. Grassini
$4,028,819
Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Developing Solutions for Closing the Yield Gap in Smallholder Oil Palm Plantations in Indonesia

Department of Animal Science
D. Yates, J. Petersen
$500,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Recovering Performance and Quality in IUGR-born Low Birthweight Livestock

Department of Biochemistry
O. Khalimonchuk
$1,739,418
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Mitochondrial Fidelity and Homeostasis

Department of History/University Libraries
M. Jacobs, E. Lorang
$349,899
National Endowment for the Humanities
Genoa Indian School Digital Reconciliation Project

Department of Physics and Astronomy
H. Batelaan
$475,161
National Science Foundation
Coherent Electron Control

X. Xu, A. Gruverman, E. Tsymbal
$519,740
NSF
Microstructure and Strain Effects on Ferroelectric and Transport Properties of HfO2-Based Thin Films

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Department of Civil Engineering
S. Rosenbaugh, R. Bielenberg, R. Faller, K. Lechtenberg, D. Linzell, J. Schmidt, C. Song, J. Steelman, C. Stolle
$600,000
National Academy of Sciences-National Cooperative Rail Research Program-Transportation Research Board
31-inch Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) and Curb Combination Guidelines for MASH TL-3

School of Biological Sciences/Department of Biochemistry/Nebraska Center for Virology
C. Wood, J. West
$2,192,835
DHHS-National Cancer Institute
Models of KHSV Transmission and Its Inhibition

School of Natural Resources
A. Kilic
$220,000
Windward Fund
METRIC/EEFlux Evapotranspiration Tool for OpenET

S. Hu
$204,515
NSF
EAGER: Lift in the Vertical Shear of Southerly Winds: A Mechanism of Elevated Convection at Night in the U.S. Great Plains

School of Natural Resources/Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute 
M. Svoboda, D. Bathke, N. Brozovic, M. Hayes, T. Jedd, C. Knutson, C. Neale
$362,226
International Water Management Institute
MENAdrought Empowering and Enhancing Drought Management Systems in the Middle East-North Africa (MENA) Region

School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
D. Loy, B. Brodersen
$400,000
Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Avian Influenza (AI)-High Path Surveillance


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