Top Sponsored Awards, July 2023

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Posted September 1, 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 June 16 and July 15, 2023, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.  

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 
P. Grassini
International Fertilizer Association 
Global Assessment of Potassium Limitation to Crop Yields 

School of Biological Sciences 
A. Johnson, D. Shizuka 
National Science Foundation 
Resolving the Drivers of Variation in Cooperative Social Groups along Environmental Gradients 

Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
J. Santarpia 
University of Nebraska Medical Center 
Independent Verification and Validation for Biological Agents for the DARPA Personalized Protective Biosystem  

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
H. Diefes-Dux, G. Panther, L. Perry 
Engineering Student Reflection: Enhancing Metacognitive Strategies to Facilitate Transition from Pedagogy to Andragogy 

Buffett Early Childhood Institute 
K. Gallagher, A. Daro 
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation 
Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five: Needs Assessment 

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
S. Dishari 
Engineering Fuel Cell Electrodes to Overcome Ion Transport Limitations using Low-cost, Efficient Lignin-based Ionomers 

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering/Industrial Agricultural Products Center
R. Saha, L. Isom
Nebraska Ethanol Board
E-30 Demonstration Study 

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Nebraska Transportation Center
A. Khattak
Department of Transportation
Mid-America Transportation Center for Transportation Safety and Equity (MATC-TSE) 

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
R. Dixon, T. Roy
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The Impact of Surface Fluxes on Rain-On-Snow Events in the U.S. and Improving Their Representation in Numerical Models 

College of Education and Human Sciences (Dean’s Office)
D. Smidt
Nebraska Administrative Office of the Courts
Administrative Office of the Courts and Probation Business Analysts 

Department of Educational Psychology/Department of Psychology/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
K. Edwards, D. Hope, L. Wheeler
National Institutes of Health
Development and Pilot Evaluation of an Online Mentoring Program to Prevent Adversities Among Trans and Other Gender Minority Youth 

Department of English/Center for Digital Research in the Humanities
M. Cohen, K. Price, K. McMullen, B. Barney
National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Charles Chesnutt’s Cleveland Archives: Phase One 

Department of Mathematics
E. Grifo
CAREER: Problems in Commutative and Homological Algebra 

Department of Physics and Astronomy
I. Fabrikant
Laser-Assisted Electron and Positronium Collisions 

Department of Physics and Astronomy/Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience 

P. Dowben
Heteromolecular Interface Design for Better Multiferroic Molecular Spintronics 

Department of Psychology/Rural Drug Addiction Research Center
R. Bevins, S. Barrett
Understanding and mitigating exacerbated nicotine use resulting from Pavlovian interoceptive conditioning 

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
M. Savaiano
Department of Education
Nebraska Project for Children who are DeafBlind  

4-H State Office/Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
J. Lingard, H. Yoon, Y. Xia
The Ohio State University
YEA: Empowering the Next Generation Ag & Food Systems Workforce via Experiential Learning, Engaging Diverse Youth & Enhanced PYD Programs 

International Quilt Museum
L. Levy
Nebraska Arts Council
Nebraska Arts Council International Quilt Museum Basic Support Grant 

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Nebraska Transportation Center
R. Bielenberg, M. Asadollahipajouh, R. Faller, C. Stolle
Nebraska Department of Transportation
FY22-IND-1-PCB: MASH 2016 TL-3 Design and Evaluation of the Indiana F-shape PCB in Free-Standing, Asphalt Anchored Configurations, and Transitions 

Midwest Roadside Safety Facility/Nebraska Transportation Center
R. Faller, R. Bielenberg, S. Rosenbaugh
Nebraska Department of Transportation
MASH TL-3 Evaluation of Illinois DOTs Steel Railing, Type SMX 

R. Faller, M. Asadollahipajouh, R. Bielenberg, T. Yosef
Nebraska Department of Transportation
RPFP-FY2023-WISDOT-SLOPE-1: Guidance for Mgs Installed Adjacent to Steep Slopes at Variable Offsets Phase I 

Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools 

L. Knoche
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation
Preschool Development Grant Continuation – Getting Ready 
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program
M. Doht
Nebraska Department of Transportation 
Nebraska Local Technical Assistance Program FY24 

Nebraska State Forest Service
J. Erixson
USDA Forest Service
Sawlog CAFA 

Rural Prosperity Nebraska/Nebraska Extension Engagement Zone 8
M. Emery, T. Hibbeler
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
Midwest/Central Plains Regional Food Business Center 

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
J. Mendoza-Gorham
U.S. Department of Education
Upward Bound Program 2022-2027 

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