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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, October 2019

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Posted November 27, 2019 by Tiffany Lee

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 Sept. 16, 2019, and Oct. 15, 2019, as reported through NUgrant, the electronic research administration system for the university.

Dean’s Office, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources/Department of Animal Science/Department of Food Science and Technology/Department of Plant Pathology
M. Adamowicz, J. Clarke, S. Fernando, J. Herr
$443,931
Department of Justice-National Institute of Justice
Application of the Human Virome to Touched Objects and Hair Shafts

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
G. Graef
$204,092
Nebraska Soybean Board
Winter Nursery Support for Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies

G. Graef
$293,416
Nebraska Soybean Board
Soybean Breeding and Genetics Studies for Nebraska

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Plant Pathology
J. Schnable, Y. Ge, B. Sigmon
$2,675,039
Department of Energy
TGCM: (T)rait, (G)ene, and (C)rop Growth (M)odel Directed Targeted Gene Characterization in Sorghum

Department of Computer Science and Engineering/Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
C. Detweiler, A. Houston
$643,600
National Science Foundation
NRI: INT: Raining Drones: Mid-Air Release and Recovery of Atmospheric Sensing Systems

Department of Entomology/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
J. McMechan, G. Graef, T. Hunt, R. Wright
$307,953
North Central Soybean Research Program
Soybean Gall Midge: Surveying the North Central Region, Adult Monitoring and Host Plant Resistance

Department of History/Department of English/Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design/Institute for Ethnic Studies
W. Thomas, M. Burton, K. Dreher
$200,000
National Endowment for the Humanities
The Bell Affair: A Film Reframing American Slavery and Freedom

Department of Physics and Astronomy
M. Centurion
$2,000,000
Department of Energy
Probing Nuclear and Electronic Dynamics in Ultrafast Ring-Conversion Molecular Reactions

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
A. Thomas, K. Weissling
$1,052,376
U.S. Department of Education
Mid-Plains Professional Upgrade Partnership Interdisciplinary Preparation in Deaf Education and Speech-Language Pathology

J. Nelson, M. Goodrich, M. Hebert, S. Loveall-Hague, J. Namkung, M. Savaiano
$955,034
U.S. Department of Education
Designing and Providing Academic Interventions

Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction
Z. Shen
$249,964
U.S. Department of Transportation-Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
An Autonomous UAS Inspection Platform for High-Efficiency 3D Pipeline/Route Modeling/Change-Detection and Gas Leak Detection-Localization

Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
L. Knoche, B. Scheef
$282,793
Buffett Early Childhood Institute
Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan Evaluation

Nebraska Water Center/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
C. Ray
$250,000
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service
Development of Data Bases for Model Development and Field Testing of Crop Models in Mid-West Farms

School of Natural Resources
B. Fuchs, D. Bathke, C. Knutson, M. Svoboda, T. Tadesse
$833,384
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Office of the Chief Economist
Drought Information Services for Agriculture Across the United States 2019-20


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