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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Department of Energy
A Hot-Swappable, Fault-Tolerant, Modular Power Converter System for Solar Photovoltaic Plants

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

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

R. Yang
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
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
Nebraska Military Department-Nebraska Emergency Management Agency
Nebraska Domestic Violent Extremism Prevention Project

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

School of Global Integrative Studies
R. Abadie
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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