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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, March 2020

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Posted April 30, 2020 by Dan Moser

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 and March 15, 2020, as reported through NUgrant, the electronic research administration system for the university. 

Dean’s Office of Education and Human Sciences 
D. Smidt 
$308,534 
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 
Influenza Surveillance Coordinator 
 
D. Smidt 
$399,171 
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services  
Enteric Epidemiologist 
 
D. Smidt 
$426,316 
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 
Syndromic Surveillance Epidemiologist II 
 
D. Smidt 
$236,069 
Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts 
Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation Business Analyst 2020-2021 
 
Department of Biochemistry 
N. Buan 
$598,983 
National Science Foundation 
Identifying Coupled Metabolic Processes in Methanogenic Archaea 
 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
S. Bartelt-Hunt, J. Eun, L. Jones, S. Kim, X. Li, Y. Li, D. Linzell, T. Messer, C. Sim, J. Steelman, C. Wittich, R. Wood 
$445,241 
National Science Foundation 
REU Site: Sustainability of Horizontal Civil Networks in Rural Areas 
 
Department of Educational Psychology/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools 
K. Edwards, E. Waterman 
$221,799 
Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism 
Development and Pilot Trial of an Intervention to Reduce Disclosure Recipients Negative Social Reactions and Victims Psychological Distress and Problem Drinking 

Department of English/Center for Digital Research in the Humanities 
S. Ramsay, B. Pytlik Zillig 
$15,800 
National Endowment for Humanities 
Digital Notation Across the Movement-Based Arts 

 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering  

R. Pedrigi 
$543,020 
National Science Foundation 
CAREER: Characterizing the Mechanobiological Response of Endothelial Cells to Ultrasound 

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/Midwest Roadside Safety 
J. Reid, R. Bielenberg, R. Faller 
$220,208 
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
FY20-WISC-1-MGS-SLOPE-HALF-POST: MASH 2016 TL-3 Evaluation of the MGS with Half Post Spacing and 7-ft Posts Adjacent to Slope 
 
Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Department of Food Science and Technology 
J. Zempleni, J. Auchtung 
$500,000 
Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Milk Exosome-Driven Evolution Of Antibiotic-Resistant Gut Pathogens 
 
Department of Psychology 
D. DiLillo, S. Gervais 
$256,500 
Georgia State University 
Promoting prosocial bystander behavior in intoxicated men: Evaluation of RealConsent2.0 
 
Midwest Roadside Safety Facility 
R. Bielenberg, R. Faller 
$229,957 
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
FY20-WY-1-GATE: MASH 2016 TL-3 Evaluation of Drop-Arm Road Closure Gate 
 
Nebraska Water Center 
C. Ray 
$494,340 
Department of Interior-Geological Survey 
USGS Nebraska Water Resources 104B 2016-2020 

School of Natural Resources 
J. Korus 
$269,008 
Middle Republican Natural Resources District 
Aquifer Recharge and Sustainability in the Republican Basin 
 


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