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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, March 2018

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Posted May 4, 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 Feb. 16, 2018, and March 15, 2018, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Agricultural Economics/Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute 
P. Grassini, N. Brozovic, K. Gibson, J. Rattalino Edreira
$431,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Developing a Platform to Monitor N Footprint in Agro-Ecosystems

Department of Animal Science
S. Fernando, G. Morota, H. Paz Manzano, M. Spangler
$500,000
USDA-NIFA
Moving Beyond Rumen Microbiota Composition to Identify Interactions between Host Genotype and Rumen Function towards Identifying Genetic Markers and Microbial Functions that Influence Feed Efficiency

Department of Biochemistry/Department of Chemistry/Department of Plant Pathology/School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
D. Becker, J. Adamec, J. Alfano, L. Du, R. Franco Cruz, O. Khalimonchuk, J. Lee, S. Ro, J. Stone, M. Wilson, L. Zhang
$298,186
National Science Foundation
REU Site: Training in Redox Biology

Department of Biological Systems Engineering
S. Pitla, R. Hoy, J. Luck, R. Rohrer
$472,887
USDA-NIFA
In-field Tractor Operational Load Profile Generation in Support of Advanced Tractor Testing in Mixed-Mode Power States

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Nebraska Water Center
T. Messer, D. Snow
$498,500
USDA-NIFA
Photodegradation of Insecticides in Rivers Adjacent to Agricultural Intensive Regions: A Novel Water Quality Monitoring Approach

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
S. Dishari
$591,000
NSF
CAREER: Confined Ionomeric Systems and Imaging of Ionic Distribution

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
L. Elkins, C. Burberry
$413,437
NSF
Testing Extrusion Tectonics, Rifting and Lithosphere-asthenosphere Coupling Models for the Central Highlands Diffuse Igneous Province, Vietnam

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
S. Balkir, M. Bauer, M. Hoffman
$987,191
Kansas State University
Low-profile PMT Scintillator Read-out System

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
P. Rao
$500,000
NSF
CAREER: Smart Additive Manufacturing

Department of Physics and Astronomy
D. Umstadter, S. Banerjee, S. Chen
$638,252
National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska
Detection of Buried and Hidden Explosives Using Laser-driven High-energy Electron Beams

Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design/Nebraska 4-H State Office/Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies
S. Kim, M. De Guzman, A. Guru, C. Nicholas
$493,560
USDA-NIFA
Leveraging Community Connections, Local Issues and Youth High-tech Entrepreneurship Education to Nurture Rural Economic Opportunities


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