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Awards for February 2017

The following awards were granted in February 2017. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

Spreadsheet: Awards for February 2017

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Architecture & Interior Design
Wilkinson, Jeffrey Tennessee State Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners Grant for Specific Computer, Laboratory, or Instructional Equipment Needs Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners $44,461
College of Arts and Sciences
Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys Beneficial Plant-Bacterial Interactions DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $52,633
Angst, Michael Phase I Archaeological Survey for the Loyston Point Trail Expansion, Norris Reservoir, Union County, Tennessee US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $782
Angst, Michael Status Assessment of Selected Archaeological Sites on Wheeler Reservoir, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan Counties, Alabama US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $19,661
Burr, Devon Investigating the source(s) of dark sand in the western Medusae Fossae Formation: testing the volcaniclastic hypothesis NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $142,867
Dadmun, Mark Support of GradStudent for Dr. Mark Dadmun DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $52,500
Fedo, Christopher Analysis of the rocks at Mount Sharp and vicinity, Gale Crater using an integrated stratigraphic, petrologic, and geochemical approach NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $35,000
Feigerle, Charles Synthesis of Task-Specific Ionic Liquids for Separation of Rare-Earth Metal Ions DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $98,000
Ganusov, Vitaly Mathematical modeling of immune response to malaria HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences $317,292
Grzywacz, Robert Support for Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $284,188
Horn, Sally Doctoral Dissertation Research: Holocene Precipitation Variability, Prehistoric Agriculture, and Natural and Human-set Fires in Costa Rica US – NSF – National Science Foundation $15,819
Mays, Jimmy Designing the next generation high performance polymeric cathodes DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Mays, Jimmy Polymer Synthesis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,546
Miles, Joseph Non-conscious social signals in a psychotherapy group. American Psychological Foundation $1,950
Moersch, Jeffrey Mineralogy and Aeolian Geology with the Mars Exploration Rover Mission NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $23,000
O’Meara, Brian DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Morphological consequences of trophic evolution US – NSF – National Science Foundation $19,630
Shaw, Shih-Lung Transportation Research Support – NYSDOT (Phase II) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,890
Shaw, Shih-Lung Transportation Research Support – U.S. DOT, Phase III DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,907
Thomson, Bradley A 1:5M Scale Geologic Map of the Mahuea Tholus Quadrangle (V-49), Venus Mercyhurst University NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $49,459
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research Assistant DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,450
Wilhelm, Steven Collaborative research: An integrated approach to understanding the function of the potent hepatotoxin microcystin in the growth & ecology of Microcystis US – NSF – National Science Foundation $317,657
Wilhelm, Steven REU Site: Microbial community interactions and functions US – NSF – National Science Foundation $340,410
Haslam College of Business
Fox, William Conduct an Economic Study and Forecast for Metro Nashville Airport Authority Corgan Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority $48,950
College of Education, Health &Human Services
Crawford, Lisa Tennessee Department of Education Summer Trainings Tennessee Department of Education ED – US Dept. of Education $136,812
Crawford, Lisa Tennessee Teachers’ Professional Development Event Support Tennessee Department of Education ED – US Dept. of Education $2,325,000
Tickle College of Engineering
Borole, Abhijeet Support Development of Technoeconomic Model for Analysis of Microbial Electrolysis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – EERE – The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy $4,909
Braiman, Yehuda Modeling Sensor Array Underwater DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $65,543
Chen, Jui-Chi CUMULATIVE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF TENNESSEE AQUARIUM AND 2017 IMPACT UPDATE Tennessee Aquarium $13,299
Chvala, Ondrej Scoping simulations of MSR core physics Terrestrial Energy, Inc. $30,000
Clarke, David DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,120
Clarke, David DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,119
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Guide DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $17,852
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,247
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,246
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Web Site DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,625
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Web Site DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,624
Coble, Jamie Multivariate analysis to support the deployment of the Multi-Isotope Process Monitor at H-Canyon DOE – PNNL – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab $10,000
Coder, James A Systematic Characterization of the Structure and Dynamics of Transitional Shock/Boundary Layer Interactions University of Tennessee – Space Institute DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $56,214
Coder, James Development of an Airfoil Design and Analysis Tool for Rotorcraft Applications Pennsylvania State University (PSU) DOD – Navy – Department of the Navy $19,743
Coder, James VLC Interactional Aerodynamics Pennsylvania State University (PSU) DOD – Navy – Department of the Navy $24,612
Davis, Wayne Equipment Grant 2016 Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners $42,851
Dongarra, Jack Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) DOE – NNSA – LLNL – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory DOE – US Dept. of Energy $200,000
Dongarra, Jack Software for Linear Algebra Transformation at Exascale (SLATE) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – US Dept. of Energy $1,269,735
Ekici, Kivanc Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $69,999
Gregor, Jens Reconstruction algorithms for neutron imaging device DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $62,160
Liu, Yilu Study of design basis for temporary modular replacement LPT transformer ABB DOE – US Dept. of Energy $52,000
Liu, Yilu WAMS-Enhanced HVDC Control ABB DOE – Bonneville Power Administration $120,000
Ma, Zhongguo Development of an Irradiated Minerals, Aggregates, and Concretes (IMAC) Database DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,046
Ma, Zhongguo Hosting the NEI/NRC/DOE Concrete Meeting DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,070
Ma, Zhongguo Study of Alkali-Silica Reaction Effects on Stressed-Confined Concrete Nuclear Thick Structures DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,679
Maldonado, Guillermo Study of Mass Transport in Molten Salt Reactors DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $16,872
Mandrus, David Correlated and Complex Materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $46,409
Nguyen, Ke Investigation of Automotive Emissions Control Devices DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,568
Papanicolaou, Athanasios A Critical Zone Observatory for Intensively Managed Landscapes University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) US – NSF – National Science Foundation $105,882
Papanicolaou, Athanasios Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Rack, Philip Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $47,491
Rose, Garrett Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA) DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $68,000
Rucker, Daniel CAREER: Safe and Transformative Robotic Intervention through Dynamic Elastic Structures (STRIDES) US – NSF – National Science Foundation $105,988
Stein, Gila Collaborative Research: Universal Processing Approaches for Functional Brush-like Polymer Surfaces US – NSF – National Science Foundation $235,996
Stein, Gila Predictive Semiconductor Lithography based on Theoretically-Informed Reaction-Diffusion Models US – NSF – National Science Foundation $186,975
Tomsovic, Kevin Industrial Partner Agreement – Full Member Arizona Public Service Company (APS) $10,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network New York Independent Systems Operator $10,000
Trinh, Cong CAREER: Design, Construction, and Validation of Modular Chassis Cells for Efficient Combinatorial Biosynthesis of Chemicals US – NSF – National Science Foundation $96,070
Truster, Timothy Creep-Rupture Modeling Using Crystal Plasticity in WARP3D DOE – SC – ANL – Argonne National Lab $45,000
Vaidya, Uday CERC-BEE-Composites for Precast Walls DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,600
Wirth, Brian Evaluation of laminar flaw geometry effects on pressurized thermal shock of reactor pressure vessels DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory $24,271
Xi, Zhimin New Theory in Model-Based Design: A Design Foundation Driven by Probability of Design Errors DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency $224,862
Xi, Zhimin Uncertainty Management and Proactive Maintenance for Lithium-ion Batteries in Electrified Vehicles US – NSF – National Science Foundation $303,401
Zawodzinski, Thomas Investigation of Polymer Membrane Properties for Multiple Applications 3M Company $140,000
College of Social Work
Cunningham, Maryanne ACEAF Program Evaluation ACE Awareness Foundation – ACEAF $100,000
Research Centers & Institutes
Crosby, Lonnie Deep Memory Hierarchies – Logan DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $39,514
Crosby, Lonnie Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $44,534
Crosby, Lonnie Large-Scale Computational Molecular Dynamics DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $78,313
Crosby, Lonnie Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $42,000
Glasby, Ryan Next Generation Navier-Stokes Solver Development and Algorithm Scalability Analysis and Support – III Engility Corporation DOD – Department of Defense $266,666
Hall, Howard UT support of development and testing of enrichment technology and associated monitoring/control systems DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,680
Hu, Bin Synthesis and characterization of Organometal Trihalide Perovskites DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,328
Rack, Philip Sensor and Solar Cell Development for Building Technology Platform DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,999
Riedinger, Leo Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,710
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kun Lou DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,369
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,155
Riedinger, Leo Elizabeth Norred, Bredesen Center ESE GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,214
Riedinger, Leo Emilio Ramirez ESE student Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,516
Riedinger, Leo ESE Bredesen Center Carly McKown GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,052
Riedinger, Leo William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,110
Stainback, Joseph University of Tennessee Graduate Research Assistant Internship Babcock and Wilcox Technical Services $2,520
UT Space Institute
Combs, Christopher Wind Tunnel Testing in Support of Micro-Parametric Bleed Interface System Development Innoveering, LLC $11,997
Davenport, Joel Dynamic-Structures Shaker Table Transducer Shock Testing Dynamic Structures and Materials LLC $1,733
Davenport, Joel Engineering Consultation Services for EPA Testing National Aerospace Solutions LLC $3,000
Davenport, Joel Spin Rig Development and Installation for NSMS Development/Testing National Aerospace Solutions LLC $15,000
Moeller, Trevor ORSC Engine Stability Scaling Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force $10,000
Other
Baumann, Timothy Consolidation, Rehabilitation, and Digitization of TVA’s Archaeological Collections at the University of Tennessee US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $50,000
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $511,500
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $2,178,624
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $1,769,235
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $326,774
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $1,872,623
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $15,342
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $13,629
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $187,500
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $30,897
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $385,600
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $38,204

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