Top Sponsored Awards, October 2022

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Posted December 2, 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 Sept. 16 and Oct. 15, 2022, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.     

College of Engineering, Dean’s Office/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering/School of Computing 
M. Riley, B. Duncan, C. Nelson, S. Pitla, W. Qiao 
U.S. Department of Commerce-Economic Development Administration
Heartland Robotics Cluster: COE 
Department of Agricultural Economics 
B. Lubben 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center Meat and Poultry Processing Grants Program 
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 
D. Twidwell 
USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Services 
Science Outcomes Support for Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture/Department of Biological Systems Engineering 
J. Yang, T. Clemente, Y. Ge, J. Schnable 
U.S. Department of Energy 
Phenotypic and Molecular Characterization of Genes Associated with Vegetative Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Sorghum 
Department of Biochemistry 
E. Cahoon 
B5: Bigger Better Brassicaceae Biofuels and Bioproducts 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
J. Eun, Y. Dzenis, S. Kim 
DOE-Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research 
Development of Novel Barrier Materials for Geological Repository to Advance Long-term Storage of High-level Nuclear Waste (HLW) and Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) 
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering/Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
B. Dvorak, K. Stelling, R. Williams 
Environmental Protection Agency 
Technical Assistance Outreach to Nebraska’s Food Processors, Chemical Manufacturers and Metal Manufacturers: Focus on Environmental Justice 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
C. Zuhlke, G. Gogos, S. Nejati, J. Shield 
University of Nebraska Omaha 
Controlling the Wetting Properties of Surfaces to Liquid Propellants using Femtosecond Laser Surface Processing with Applications to Fuel Tanks 
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering/Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
P. Sutter, E. Sutter 
Tunable Few-Layer van der Waals Crystals and Heterostructures as Emerging Energy and Quantum Materials 

Department of English 
M. Homestead, B. Burke 
National Endowment for Humanities 
Institute for Higher Education Faculty on Willa Cather: Place and Archive 

Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
C. Nelson 
Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering 
Simulation Based Surgical Training for High Risk Low Resourced Procedures Using a Novel Simulator with Smart Mentoring 
Department of Physics and Astronomy 
A. Gruverman 
National Science Foundation 
Mechanical Control of the Electronic Properties of 2D Ferroelectrics 
E. Tsymbal 
Quantum phenomena in two-dimensional ferroelectrics 
Department of Political Science/Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education 
A. Kohen, B. Dotan 
Humanities Nebraska 
The Nebraska Stories of Humanity: Holocaust Survivors & WWII Veterans Educational Portal 

Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders 
A. Thomas, K. Brennan, M. Brennan, K. Pritchett, K. Weissling 
Department of Education 
Mid-Plains Professional Upgrade Partnership Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Deaf Education (MPUP-SPADE) 
Nebraska Extension Engagement Zone 8/Dean’s Office for Cooperative Extension/Department of Entomology/Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center 
T. Hibbeler, L. Lynch-O’Brien 
Native American Agriculture Fund 
UNL Indigenous Food Sovereignty Program 
Nebraska State Forest Service 
J. Erixson 
USDA-Forest Service 
2022 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) – State Forest Action Plans 
Nebraska Innovation Campus 
D. Martin 
U.S. Department of Commerce-Economic Development Administration 
Robotics Lab Space and Program 
Nebraska Manufacturing Extension Partnership 
M. Allmand 
U.S. Department of Commerce-EDA 
Automation Demo Space and Program 

Nebraska Water Center/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
C. Ray, A. Malakar 
USDA-Agricultural Research Service 
Experimentation, Model Development and On-Farm Application Crop and Soil Process Models for Corn, Potato Experiment Stations

School of Biological Sciences 
J. DeLong 
U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation 
Predicting Eco-Evolutionary Consequences of an Ongoing Invasion by a Key Herbivore in Temperate Reefs 
School of Computing 
H. Yu 
Implicit Continuous Representations for Visualization of Complex Data 
School of Natural Resources 
M. Vrtiska 
Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks 
Southeast Kansas Mallard Wintering Ecology Study 
K. Pekarek, J. Carroll 
Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy 
UNL/NDEE Liaison III: Coordination of Water Quality Programming in Nebraska 
School of Natural Resources/Department of Agricultural Economics 
M. Svoboda, D. Bathke, B. Fuchs, T. Haigh, C. Knutson, T. Mieno, R. Rimsaite, K. Smith, T. Tadesse, B. Wardlow 
USDA-Office of the Chief Economist 
USDA Support for Enhancements to the U.S. Drought Monitor and Engaging the USDA Climate Hubs 2022-2023 

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