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Top Awards from Public Sponsors, September 2019

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Posted October 31, 2019 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 Aug. 16, 2019, and Sept. 15, 2019, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.

4-H State Office/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools 
K. Lodl, S. Frerichs, A. Guru, A. O’Connor, L. Wheeler 
$297,313 
National Science Foundation 
EAGER: Building an Ecosystem for Broadening Participation for Computing: 4-H and the Land-Grant University System 
 
Department of Animal Science 
G. Erickson, J. MacDonald, A. Watson 
$200,000 
Department of Agriculture-ARS 
Integrated Crop Livestock Systems for the Western Corn Belt 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
F. Kievit 
$2,216,406 
Department of Health and Human Services-NINDS 
Nanoparticle-Mediated Reduction of Oxidative Stress for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury 
 
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
S. Dishari 
$750,000 
Department of Energy 
EARLY CAREER: Porin Inspired Ionomers with Sub-NM Gated Ion Channels for High Ion Conductivity and Selectivity 
 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
S. Bartelt-Hunt 
$209,683 
National Science Foundation 
Terrestrial Microplastic Pollution: Understudied Sources, Source Tracking, and Citizen Science 
 
Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
B. Duncan, C. Detweiler 
$722,804 
National Science Foundation 
NRI: INT: Leveraging Environmental Monitoring UAS in Rainforests 
 
Department of Educational Psychology 
K. Edwards 
$373,900 
National Science Foundation 
The Role of Stigma in Partner Violence 
 
K. Edwards 
$743,021 
Department of Health and Human Services – Center for Disease Control 
Evaluating Practice-based Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Approaches from CDC’s Rape Prevention 
 
K. Edwards 
$743,021 
Department of Health and Human Services – Center for Disease Control 
Evaluating Practice-based Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Approaches from CDC’s Rape Prevention 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
J. Turner, Y. Lu, P. Rao, J. Shield, J. Zhu 
$562,803 
National Science Foundation 
MRI: Acquisition of an X-Ray Computed Tomography System at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for Advancing Multidisciplinary Research and Education in the Great Plains Region 
 
Department of Sociology/Department of Women’s and Gender Studies 
E. Kazyak, K. Burke 
$324,228 
National Science Foundation 
Religious Exemption Laws and the Rights of Sexual and Gender Minorities 
 
Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
Y. Yang 
$464,434 
Department of Agriculture-NIFA 
Protein Fibers From Chicken Feathers For Textile Applications Via Engineered Pilot-Scale Production 
 
NE State Forest Service 
J. Erixson 
$1,806,398 
Department of Agriculture-FS 
Cooperative Forestry Program 
 
NE State Forest Service/Department of Animal Science 
H. Nobert, G. Erickson, J. MacDonald, A. Watson 
$250,000 
Department of Agriculture-FS 
Great Plains Biochar Initiative II: Supply and Demand for Biochar as a Cattle Feed Additive 
 
Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools 
A. Witte 
$3,184,753 
Nebraska Department of Education 
Nebraska Multi-Tiered System of Support Implementation Support Team 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
C. Cressler 
$302,744 
University of Arkansas 
Habitat and Coinfection as Drivers of Heterogeneity in Cross-Scale Wildlife Infectious Disease Processes 
 
School of Natural Resources 
M. Douglass, L. Powell, Y. Qi 
$748,870 
National Science Foundation 
Long Term Perspectives on Water Security, Food Security, and Land Management Among Daasanach Pastoralists of East Turkana, Northern Kenya 
 
M. Svoboda, D. Bathke, B. Fuchs, T. Haigh, C. Knutson, K. Smith, T. Tadesse 
$2,443,222 
Department of Commerce-NOAA 
Providing Drought Information Services for the Nation: the National Drought Mitigation Center 
 
R. Mahmood, C. Stiles, N. Umphlett 
$2,968,930 
Department of Commerce-NOAA 
High Plains Regional Climate Center 
 
M. Svoboda, D. Bathke, B. Fuchs, R. Mahmood 
$2,968,930 
Department of Commerce-NOAA 
High Plains Regional Climate Center 
 
School of Natural Resources/Dean’s Office for Agricultural Research Division 
T. Awada 
$450,000 
Department of Agriculture-ARS 
Agricultural Intensification in the Western Corn Belt 


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