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Top Sponsored Awards, July 2021

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Posted September 3, 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 June 16 and July 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.  

Center on Children, Families and the Law 
J. Chambers 
$6,486,296 
Nebraska Department of Economic Development 
COVID: NE Housing Assistance Common Fund – Balance of State 
 
Department of Agricultural Economics 
C. Walters, S. Banerjee, E. Yiannaka 
$498,262 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Northern Plains Regional Farm Business Management and Benchmarking Partnership 2021 
 
Department of Agricultural Economics/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Statistics 
T. Mieno, L. Puntel, S. VanderPlas 
$380,436 
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign 
Improving the Economic and Ecological Sustainability of U.S. Crop Production through On-Farm Precision Experimentation 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 
T. Brown-Brandl, E. Psota 
$286,058 
Michigan State University 
FACT-CIN: A Coordinated Innovation Network for Advancing Computer Vision in Precision Livestock Farming 
 
Department of Chemistry 
A. Sinitskii 
$627,324 
University of Pittsburgh 
Topological Spin Qubits Based on Graphene Nanoribbons 
 
Department of Chemistry/Nebraska Water Center 
D. Hage, D. Snow 
$400,000 
National Science Foundation 
Ultrafast Affinity Extraction Fundamental Studies and Use in Environmental Applications 
 
Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
T. Nguyen 
$399,879 
NSF 
SHF: Medium: Ensuring Safety and Liveness of Modern Systems through Dynamic Temporal Analysis 
 
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 
L. Elkins 
$696,573 
NSF 
CAREER: Modeling Two-Phase Flow, Multi-Lithologic Melting, and Chemical Disequilibrium with Uranium-Series Isotopes 
 
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/University Libraries/University of Nebraska State Museum 
R. Secord, J. Diamond 
$337,950 
NSF 
Paleoenvironmental and Paleoecological Responses to Climate Change in the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
P. Rao, K. Cole 
$250,000 
NSF 
UFAST: Ultrafast Additive Simulation Technology 
 
Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders 
A. Wragge 
$357,995 
Nebraska Department of Education 
Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network, State Coordinator Project 2021-22 
 
Department of Statistics 
C. Bilder 
$2,164,953 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
Group Testing for Infectious Disease Detection 
 
Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
E. Erdogmus Skourup, H. Diefes-Dux, K. Kim, I. Konstantzos, J. Lather, J. Lau, E. Ryherd 
$1,700,000 
NSF 
Virtual/Augmented Discipline Exploration Rotations (VADERs) for Improved Engineering Student Engagement, Self-Efficacy, Diversity Awareness, and Retention 
  
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program 
 M. Doht 
$744,515 
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program FY22 

Nebraska State Forest Service 
J. Erixson 
$300,000 
USDA-Forest Service 
Chadron Creek (US 385) – Deadhorse Creek Management Unit (2) 

Nebraska Water Center 
D. Snow 
$210,719 
University of Kentucky Research Foundation 
Photodegradation of Neonicotinoids in Rivers Adjacent to Agricultural Intensive Regions: A Novel Water Quality Monitoring Approach 

Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education/Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication/Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education/ College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Dean’s Office/Department of Chemistry/Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/Department of Physics and Astronomy/Social and Behavioral Science Research Consortium 
E. Lewis, D. Claes, D. Harwood, B. Helding, T. Heng-Moss, G. Matkin, L. McElravy, D. Menon, A. Moon, M. Searls, W. Smith 
$2,916,074 
NSF 
Meeting the Needs of Diverse Students through a Next Generation of Science Teacher-Leadership in Nebraska 
 
West Central Research and Extension Center/Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Animal Science/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Panhandle Research and Extension Center 
T. Mulliniks, Y. Shi, M. Stephenson, Y. Xiong 
$450,000 
USDA-Agricultural Research Service 
Improving Livestock Production through the Development of Precision Rangeland Management Technologies 


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