Top Sponsored Awards, August 2023

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Posted September 28, 2023 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, 2023, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.    

Department of Agricultural Economics 
E. Dennis 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Marketing Service 
Examining New Market Structures in Livestock Trading 
Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication/School of Natural Resources 
M. Emery, D. Bathke, T. Haigh 
National Science Foundation-Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
Collaborative Research: RII Track-2 FEC: RURAL CONFLUENCE: Communities and Academic Partners Uniting to Drive Discovery and Build Capacity for Climate Resilience 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/School of Natural Resources 
A. Mittelstet, S. Comfort 
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy 
A Biological and Chemical Approach to Restoring Eutrophic Ponds in the Lower Platte South NRD: A 319 Phase 2 Project 
Department of Chemistry 
J. Guo 
National Institutes of Health-National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Developing Synthetic Chemical Biology Strategies for Biochemical Investigations and Biomedical Applications 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Bureau of Business Research 
S. Kim, J. Hu, E. Thompson 
Department of Energy 
Resource Assessment for Carbon Dioxide Storage via Accelerated Carbonation Reaction with Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCA) 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Agricultural Economics/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
S. Kim, T. Mieno, R. Saha, D. Schachtman, S. Taghvaeian 
Collaborative Research: RII Track-2 FEC: Supporting Rural Livelihoods in the Water-Stressed Central High Plains: Microbial Innovations for Climate-Resilient Agriculture (MICRA) 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
S. Bhardwaj, M. Schubert 
Semiconductor-based Terahertz Traveling Wave Amplifiers for Monolithic Integration 
M. Schubert 
Department of Defense-Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Field-flattened Optical-access Split-coil Cryostat Magnet for THz EPR Ellipsometry 
Department of Food Science and Technology/Department of Biochemistry 
K. Piepenbrink, J. Gomes Neto 
Structural Mechanisms of Bacterial Extracellular DNA-Recognition 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
P. Grover, K. Moore 
Department of Defense-Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Foundations of Defect Engineering for Dynamic Manipulation of Nonlinear Large-amplitude Waves in Metamaterials 
J. Turner 
Collaborative Research: Cellular and Biomechanical Mechanisms of Rapid Stomatal Dynamics in Grasses 
Department of Physics and Astronomy 
E. Tsymbal 
Collaborative Research: Spin Transport in Nonrelativistically Spin-split Antiferromagnets 
Department of Sociology 
R. Werum 
Collaborative Research: Trajectories and Transitions: Military Service as a Gendered Pathway into STEM? 

Lied Center for Performing Arts 
N. Engen-Wedin 
National Endowment for the Arts 
Peace, Love, Ukulele 

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility  
R. Faller, R. Bielenberg 
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
RPFP-FY2022-WISDOT-1: Reduced Grading for the MGS Long-Span Guardrail System Phase I 
Panhandle Research and Extension Center/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
W. Liang, X. Qiao 
Florida A&M University 
Partnership: Growing Precision Engineering Systems for Muscadine Grape Vineyard and Water Management 
School of Biological Sciences 
D. Shizuka 
Collaborative Research: Feedback between Physiological Performance and Social Foraging in Multi-Species Social Network of Wintering Birds 
K. Montooth, C. Meiklejohn 
Collaborative Proposal: EDGE CMT: Mechanistic Basis of Cricket Wing Dimorphism: Predicting Phenotype from Genotype in Complex Threshold Traits 
School of Computing 
A. Roohi 
Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Security and Robustness for Intermittent Computing Using Cross-Layer Post-CMOS Approaches 
L. Soh 
Collaborative Research: RI: Medium: RUI: Automated Decision Making for Open Multiagent Systems 
D. Weitzel 
University of Missouri-Columbia 
CC* Regional Computing: Great Plains Extended Network of GPUs for Interactive Experimenters (GP-ENGINE) 
B. Ramamurthy 
CC* Integration-Small: Network Cyberinfrastructure Innovation with an Intelligent Real-Time Traffic Analysis Framework and Application-Aware Networking 
School of Computing/Department of Animal Science/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction/Information Services 
Q. Liu, Y. Ge, T. Ghose, C. Ho, Y. Shi, D. Tran, M. Vuran, Y. Xiong 
CC* Integration-Large: Husker-Net: Open Nebraska End-to-End Wireless Edge Networks 

4-H State Office/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools/School of Biological Sciences/School of Natural Resources/University Libraries 
B. Barker, J. Benson, C. Brassil, J. Diamond, M. Krehbiel, G. Nugent 
Informal Biodiversity Education Models for Rural and Tribal Youth 

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