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Top Sponsored Awards, August 2021

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Posted October 1, 2021 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 July 16 and Aug. 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.    

Center on Children, Families and the Law 
M. Paxton 
$200,000 
Aviv Foundation 
Children’s Justice Attorney Education Program 
 
Department of Chemistry 
D. Hage, D. Berkowitz 
$575,000 
National Science Foundation 
New Approaches to Catalyst Screening and Development 
 
J. Checco 
$1,803,927 
Department of Health and Human Sciences-National Institute of General Medical Sciences 
Chemical Approaches to Interrogate Neuropeptide and Peptide Hormone Signaling in Disease 
 
Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
L. Xu, W. Srisa-An 
$499,998 
NSF 
CNS Core: Small: Efficient Interoperability Testing of Heterogeneous Network Protocol Implementations 
 
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 
A. Houston 
$248,795 
NSF 
Mesoscale Airmasses with High Theta-E (MAHTE) 
 
Department of Mathematics 
P. Radu, M. Foss 
$343,085 
NSF 
Nonlocality in Continuum Mechanics, Population Dynamics and Neural Networks 
 
Department of Mathematics/Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education 
Y. Lai 
$335,015 
Educational Testing Service 
Investigating the Role of Collaboration on the Development of Student Ideas using a Learning Progression for the Function Concept 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
E. Markvicka 
$354,293 
NSF 
Additive Manufacturing of Functional Emulsions: Materials and Printing for Designer Microstructures 
 
P. Grover 
$311,533 
NSF 
Inducing and Exploiting Criticality in Collective Behavior by Phase Space Analysis of Mean Field Type Control Problems 
 
Department of Physics and Astronomy 
B. Shadwick 
$480,000 
NSF 
High Fidelity Fluid-Kinetic Hybrid Modeling of Intense, Short Pulse Laser Plasma Interactions 
 
X. Hong 
$450,000 
NSF 
DMREF: Accelerated Discovery of Artificial Multiferroics with Enhanced Magnetoelectric Coupling 
 
International Quilt Museum 
L. Levy 
$11,382 
Friends of International Quilt Study Center and Museum 
Friends of the International Quilt Museum ARP 

Lied Center for Performing Arts 
W. Stephan, N. Engen-Wedin 
$2,787,581 
Small Business Administration 
Lied Center Shuttered Venue Operators Grant 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
J. Storz 
$827,312 
NSF 
Physiology of Hypoxia Adaptation in the World’s Highest-Dwelling Mammal 
 
B. Couch 
$778,131 
NSF 
From Community to Practice: Evaluating How Open Educational Resources Facilitate Implementation of Vision and Change Principles across Diverse Institutions 
 
School of Natural Resources 
C. Allen, T. Awada, S. Sundstrom 
$403,020 
NSF 
DISES-RCN: Resilience in Agricultural Socio-Environmental Systems 
 
J. Benson 
$831,942 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 
Elk Resource Selection, Movement, Survival and Population Dynamics in Western Nebraska 
 
School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 
B. Brodersen 
$250,000 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
NAHLN Infrastructure Cooperative Agreement 
 
Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education/Department of Educational Administration 
N. Engen-Wedin, S. Holman, N. Pace 
$585,526 
U.S. Department of Education 
Indigenous Roots School Leaders 
 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs 
B. Jacobson 
$2,635,070 
U.S. Department of Education 
UNL Educational Talent Search 2021-2026 
 
West Central Research and Extension Center/Department of Entomology 
J. Peterson 
$500,000 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Insect Resistance Management: Evaluating the Impact of Blended Refuges and the VIP3A Bacillus Thuringiensis Toxin on Western Bean Cutworm 


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