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Top Sponsored Awards, January 2022

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Posted March 4, 2022 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 Dec. 16, 2021, and Jan. 15, 2022, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.    

Center on Children, Families and the Law 
L. Moody 
$240,000 
Buffett Early Childhood Fund 
Strengthening Financial Security for NE Children through NE VITA Tax Credit Campaign 
 
Department of Agricultural Economics 
A. Azzam 
$203,752 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Implications of Beef Packing Structure and Restructuring for Conduct, Performance, and Resilience during Major Disasters: Lessons from Covid-19 
 
Department of Agricultural Economics/Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center/Panhandle Research and Extension Center/West Central Research and Extension Center 
C. Narjes, C. Burkhart-Kriesel, J. Grummert Rasmussen, C. Houlden, S. Kaskie, G. Lesoing, M. Milligan, M. Schlake, J. Tuller, J. Westra, V. Wielenga 
$200,000 
USDA-Rural Development-Rural Business Cooperative Service 
Changing Lives through Cooperative Development 
 
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Animal Science/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center/Water Center/West Central Research and Extension Center 
J. Iqbal, L. Johnson, A. Malakar, J. Milander, C. Proctor, A. Schmidt, D. Snow 
$298,631 
USDA-NIFA 
Demonstrating an Integrated Nutrient Management Approach for Improving Drinking Groundwater Quality in Nebraska 
 
Department of Biochemistry 
T. Helikar 
$1,856,250 
Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences 
Multi-Cellular and Multi-Scale Systems Modeling to Understand the Dynamics of the Human Immune System in Interdisciplinary Applications 
 
Department of Chemistry 
M. Griep 
$387,249 
National Science Foundation 
REU Site: Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Chemical Assembly at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 
Department of Educational Psychology/Department of Sociology/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools/School of Computing 
M. Hasan, N. Kantamneni, B. Khan, J. McQuillan, L. Soh, L. Wheeler 
$599,891 
NSF 
Towards an AI to Deliver Individualized Just-in-time Interventions that Enhance Student Performance in STEM Disciplines 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
J. Wang 
$219,838 
Auburn University 
Technical Basis of Microstructure Criteria and Accelerated Testing for Qualifying Additively-manufactured 316H Stainless Steel for High-temperature Cyclic Service 
 
Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Chemistry 
J. Zempleni, J. Guo, F. Kievit 
$630,000 
USDA-NIFA 
Biopharming: Engineering Nanoparticles in Milk for Use in Drug Delivery 
 
Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders 
M. Hebert, S. Loveall-Hague, J. Namkung, D. Rodgers, M. Savaiano 
$249,914 
University of Tennessee 
Collaborative Intervention Design 
 
Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
R. Faller, M. Asadollahi Pajouh, R. Bielenberg, J. Holloway, S. Kim, K. Lechtenberg, J. Reid, S. Rosenbaugh, J. Schmidt-Rasmussen, C. Sim, C. Song, J. Steelman, C. Stolle 
$2,369,485 
Hawaii Department of Transportation 
Crash Testing of Various Bridge Guardrails, Transitions, and Other Highway Safety Features – Phase III 
 
Public Policy Center 
M. Scalora, D. Bulling 
$1,281,919 
U.S. Department of Justice-Bureau of Justice Assistance 
Supporting School Threat Assessment Teams via the Implementation of a Statewide Anonymous Reporting System 
 
School of Biological Sciences 
H. Cerutti 
$794,803 
NSF 
Mechanisms of Small RNA-mediated Silencing in Chlamydomonas 
 
School of Natural Resources 
J. Spurgeon, M. Pegg 
$301,498 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission 
Assessment of Silver Carp and Bighead Carp in the Platte River, Nebraska: Emphasis on Population Distribution, Population Demographics and Reproduction 
 
School of Natural Resources/Center for Grassland Studies/Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Agricultural Economics/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Panhandle Research and Extension Center/West Central Research and Extension Center 
C. Allen, J. Jenkins, J. Parsons, W. Schacht, M. Stephenson, D. Uden, J. Volesky 
$247,011 
University of Minnesota-Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education 
Assessing Tradeoffs of Rangeland Management Approaches using Collaborative Adaptive Management 


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