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Top Sponsored Awards, March 2022

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Posted April 28, 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 Feb. 16 and March 15, 2022, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.     

Center for Science, Mathematics and Computer Education/Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education
D. Menon
$481,065
National Science Foundation
Research on Integrated STEM Efficacy (RISE): A Study of Elementary Preservice Teachers and Noyce Scholars

Department of Agronomy and Horticulture
J. Guretzky
$371,410
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Fostering Resilience and Ecosystem Services in Landscapes by Integrating Diverse Perennial Circular Systems

Department of Animal Science
T. Schmidt, B. Mote
$299,423
University of Minnesota
Utilization of Computer Vision as a Means to Understanding the Etiology of Tail Biting Outbreaks in Growing-Finishing Pigs

Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Food Science and Technology
H. Song
$648,819
Purdue University
MIM: Microbial Division of Labor in Polysaccharide-Degrading Communities

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/School of Computing
D. Linzell, C. Detweiler, C. Sim, J. Zhu
$1,392,384
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Multilevel Analytics and Data Sharing for Operations Planning (MADS-OPP)

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/School of Biological Sciences
P. Wagner
$296,242
NSF
Associations between Climate Shifts and Ammonoid Turnover across Second-tier Extinctions during the Early Late Cretaceous Greenhouse

Department of Educational Psychology/Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools
K. Edwards, L. Wheeler
$600,000
Department of Justice-National Institute of Justice
Identifying the Feasibility and Acceptability of Conducting Longitudinal Outcome Evaluation Research with Adult Survivors of Sex Trafficking and Their Perceptions of a Comprehensive Service Model

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
L. Qu, W. Qiao
$300,000
Department of Energy
A Hot-Swappable, Fault-Tolerant, Modular Power Converter System for Solar Photovoltaic Plants

Department of Entomology
A. Vélez Arango
$340,270
Kansas State University
Exosomes as Intercellular Delivery Vehicles in Insects

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
B. Cui
$300,000
West Virginia University
Additively Manufactured Graded Composite Transition Joints for Dissimilar Metal Weldments in Advanced Ultra-Supercritical Power Plant

R. Yang
$536,907
NSF
CAREER: Characterization of the Rate-Dependent Mechanical Behavior of the Cell-Cell Adhesion Interface

Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction/Department of Biological Systems Engineering
E. Ryherd, H. Diefes-Dux, K. Kim, I. Konstantzos, J. Lather, J. Lau
$493,001
Georgia Institute of Technology
Improving Engineering Student Engagement, Self-Efficacy, Diversity Awareness and Retention using Visualization and Virtual/Augmented Reality Technologies

Public Policy Center
D. Bulling, M. Scalora
$345,187
Nebraska Military Department-Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
Nebraska Domestic Violent Extremism Prevention Project

School of Computing
D. Weitzel
$250,000
University of California, San Diego
Category II: A Prototype National Research Platform

School of Global Integrative Studies
R. Abadie
$244,623
The Greenwall Foundation
Who Should be Treated? The Ethical Challenges of Administering Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) for People Who Inject Drugs during COVID-19


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