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Top Sponsored Awards, September 2021

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Posted October 29, 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 Aug. 16 and Sept. 15, 2021, as reported through NUgrant, the university’s electronic research administration system.      

Buros Center for Testing 
M. Oliveri, C. McCormick 
$350,000 
University of Massachusetts-Amherst 
Adult Skill Assessment Project: Actionable Assessments for Adult Learners 
 
Buffett Early Childhood Institute 
L. Roy, K. Gallagher, A. Mart 
$2,141,620 
Learning Community of Douglas/Sarpy County 
Early Childhood Plan Agreement 
 
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture 
M. Libault 
$1,500,000 
National Science Foundation 
Single-Cell Analysis of the Dynamics and Evolution of Gene Expression in Legumes 
 
Department of Biological Systems Engineering/Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 
H. Diefes-Dux, G. Panther 
$349,997 
NSF 
Research: Evidencing Epidemic Change in Engineering Education: Shedding Light on Instructor Adaptability and Course Complexity for Sustained Change 
 
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
R. Saha 
$1,828,734 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-National Institute of General Medical Sciences 
A Predictive Modeling Framework to Dissect the Dynamic Immunometabolic Responses to Pathogenic Infection and the Kinetic Reprogramming of Metabolism in Cancer Cell System 
 
Department of Computer Science and Engineering 
V. Variyam 
$271,995 
NSF 
AF: Small: Weak Derandomizations in Time and Space Complexity 
 
L. Xu, H. Bagheri 
$750,000 
NSF 
FMitF: Track 1: Flow Modeling Meets Software Verification: Redesign Internet Congestion Control for Performance and Verifiability 
 
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences 
A. Houston 
$454,570 
NSF 
NRI: Dispersed Autonomy for Marsupial Aerial Robot Teams 
 
Department of Entomology 
J. Wu-Smart 
$453,486 
U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture 
Great Plains Master Beekeeping Farmer Open Apiaries and Educational Training Kits 
 
Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering 
B. Cui 
$510,626 
West Virginia University 
High-Throughput Computational Guided Development of Refractory Complex Concentrated Alloys-Based Composite 
 
P. Grover, J. Park 
$450,000 
U.S. Department of Energy 
Dynamics and Control of Active Nematics using Nonlinear Reduced-Order Models 
 
Department of Physics and Astronomy 
T. Gay 
$689,917 
NSF 
Polarized Electron Physics 
 
F. Golf 
$525,000 
NSF 
Pursuing a Non-Standard Higgs Boson Off the Beaten Path 
 
P. Huang 
$224,999 
NSF 
Probing New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider and Gravitational Wave Interferometers 
 
Durham School of Architectural Engineering and Construction/Department of Educational Psychology 
J. Lau, J. Bovaird 
$556,003 
Nebraska Department of Education 
The Efficacy of Air Filters in Classrooms on Student Academic and Learning Outcomes 
 
School of Natural Resources/Department of Agricultural Economics 
B. Fuchs, D. Bathke, T. Haigh, C. Knutson, T. Mieno, R. Rimsaite, K. Smith, M. Svoboda, T. Tadesse, B. Wardlow 
$1,275,000 
USDA-Office of the Chief Economist 
USDA Support for Enhancements to the U.S. Drought Monitor 2021-2022 
 
School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 
M. Wiebe 
$425,778 
DHHS-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 
Engagement of Cellular Mitotic and Antiviral Signaling by Poxviral Kinases 
 
B. Brodersen 
$281,200 
USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 
2021 National Animal Health Laboratory Network Infrastructure II Cooperative Agreement (Level 1 Lab) 


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