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Awards for March 2017

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for March 2017

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey for Proposed Road Improvements at the East Tennessee Progress Center Industrial Park, Hamblen and Jefferson Counties, Tennessee

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

$4,143

Angst, Michael

Phase I Archaeological Survey for Proposed Dock on Nickajack Reservoir, Marion County, Tennessee

Kenneth and Helen Burton

$3,000

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey of the CEC 35922 McCarty Water Use Facilities, Fort Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee River Mile 639.85R, Knox County, Tennessee

Bruce Hayes McCarty

$3,226

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey of the Proposed 479 Feet of Stabilization , Fort Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee River Mile 633R, Knox County, Tennessee.

Mark and Juliet Hennessey

$3,435

Cormier, Thomas

ALICE Barrel Tracking Upgrade

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$1,400,000

Cousineau, Marie-Helene

40397Laser Stripping for High Intensity Proton Beams

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$180,000

Cyr, Howard

Geoarchaeological Investigations at the Loosa Yokena Site (22WR691), Warren County, Mississippi

Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research

$19,996

Dadmun, Mark

Support of GradStudent for Dr. Mark Dadmun

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$7,500

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$2,596

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$7,789

Emery, Joshua

Spectral mapping of the moons of Uranus: Why are these surfaces dark, red, and rich in CO2?

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$126,623

Feigerle, Charles

Synthesis of Novel Catalysis

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$75,000

Fomin, Nadia

Shielding and Experimental Controls for the Nab Experiment

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$50,375

Gavrilets, Sergey

Modeling the dynamics of conflict and cooperation within and between multifarious social groups

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$30,000

Gordon, Kristina

Community Engagement Project

Compassion Coalition

$16,000

Gross, Louis

UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$58,000

Hughes, Karen

Collaborative Research: A Survey of post-fire Ascomycete and Basidiomycete Fungi in an Eastern Deciduous Forest

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$126,710

Jonsson, Colleen

Evolutionary Mechanisms of RNA Virus Host Switching

HHS – NIH – NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

$367,746

Jouline, Igor

Culturing of the uncultured: reverse genomics and multispecies consortia in oral health and disease

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

HHS – NIH – NIDCR – National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

$194,700

Kalisz, Susan

Dissertation Research: Selection, niche breadth and mating system evolution: Are wider niche breadths of selfing species shaped by water limitation?

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$19,630

Kelly, Nathan

America’s Inequality Trap: How Economic Inequality Reinforces Itself Through Politics

Russell Sage Foundation

$56,193

Lloyd, Karen

Biology Meets Subduction: A Collaborative and Multi-disciplinary Deep Carbon Field Initiative

University of Oxford

Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation

$84,620

Maroulas, Vasileios

Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$12,232

Maroulas, Vasileios

A distributed sparsity-cognizant framework for dynamic tracking of multiple threats

University of Texas – Arlington (UTA)

DOD – Air Force – AFOSR – Air Force Office Scientific Research

$32,500

Maroulas, Vasileios

The 2017 John Barrett Memorial Lectures: Mathematical Foundations of Data Sciences

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$16,000

Mikucki, Jill

Collaborative Research: MIDGE: Minimally Invasive Direct Glacial Exploration of Biogeochemistry, Hydrology and Glaciology of Blood Falls, McMurdo Dry Valleys

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$187,006

Moersch, Jeffrey

ASU Subcontract: Spectral Mapping and Thermophysical Characterization of the Martian Surface

Arizona State University (ASU)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$37,815

Morgan, Jana

Influence and Interests: How Bias in the U.S. Interest System Shapes the Congressional Agenda

Russell Sage Foundation

$52,545

Pan, Chongle

High Performance Bioinformatics Workflow for Integrative “-omics” Data Analytics

DOD – Navy – NRL – Naval Research Laboratory

$2,500

Sanft, Charles

Literate Community in Early Imperial China

American Council of Learned Societies

$50,000

Smith, Jeremy

Porting and Optimization of the General-Purpose Molecular Dynamics Code (GROMACS) on next-generation Intel-based Computers

Intel Corporation

$124,900

Sokolov, Alexei

New Paradigms in Passive Polymer Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$22,000

Sokolov, Alexei

PTFE Research

Electric Power Research Institute

$100,000

Taylor, Lawrence

Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Sciences (CLASS)

University of Central Florida (UCF)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$17,730

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Comparative Genomics bioinformatics and proteomics

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$71,000

Haslam College of Business

Cathey, Amy

New MBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2016

DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS)

$50,000

Noon, Charles

Quality Business Analytics Graduate Students

DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS)

$107,230

College of Education, Health &Human Services

Crawford, Lisa

Tennessee Department of Education Summer Trainings

Tennessee Department of Education

ED – US Dept. of Education

$550,000

Crawford, Lisa

Coordinated School Health Events

Tennessee Department of Education

ED – US Dept. of Education

$270,759

Gibbons, Melinda

PIPES: Possibilities in Postsecondary Education and Science among rural Appalachian youth

HHS – NIH – OD – ORIP – Office of Research Infrastructure Program

$173,287

Stinger-Barnes, Patricia

Leveraging Geospatial Technologies to Advance Secondary Teacher Content and Pedagogical Knowledge: 2017 Geospatial Academy

Tennessee Higher Education Commission

ED – US Dept. of Education

$56,712

Tickle College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Next Generation Aerospace Weapon Mount

State of Tennessee Appropriations

$80,000

Bosilca, George

Open MPI for Exascale (OMPI-X)

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$166,000

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$27,632

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Web Site

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$46,315

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,046

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information & Market Research

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$58,817

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Guide

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$54,092

Clarke, David

Technical Writer/Editor (2/13/17-2/312/18) Cost Reimbursable Contract

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$7,674

Costinett, Daniel

High Power Fully Integrated DC-DC Converter

University of Tennessee Foundation

Texas Instruments (AS400)

$50,000

Costinett, Daniel

WBG Device Characterization and Application for Converter Design

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$32,609

Counce, Robert

Evaluation of Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Processing Streams

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$72,000

Denavit, Mark

Ponding Analysis for Steel Joist Roofs

Steel Joist Institute

$10,000

DeSmidt, Hans

Boeing NGRT UTenn Subcontract

Boeing

DOD – Army – Department of the Army

$100,000

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$24,000

Gao, Wei

NSF Student Travel Grant for 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$25,000

Gregor, Jens

Video Analytics

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,144

Han, Lee

Transportation Energy Statistics Analysis – DOE Research Support II

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,712

Han, Lee

Freight and Passenger Big Data Analysis – DOT Research Support III

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$14,642

Jin, Mingzhou

D&A Study for Climate Change

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$25,688

Jin, Mingzhou

Modeling Market Penetration of Vehicle Electrification and Automation

DENSO International America, Inc

$50,000

Liu, Yilu

Sensor Placement Tool Development

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$75,000

Liu, Yilu

Wide-area Oscillation Damping Control Scheme Using Measurement Based Transfer Function Model

Electric Power Research Institute

$35,000

Ma, Zhongguo

Load Test of a FRP Column

Strongwell Corporation

$4,630

Nguyen, Ke

Impact of Lube Oil Additives on the Performance of TWCs

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$55,932

Ostrowski, James

Collaborative Research: Almost Symmetric Integer Programs

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$8,000

Papanicolaou, Athanasios

Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$20,000

Sun, Kai

PMU-Based Voltage Stability Monitoring and Control

Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America

$70,351

Tian, Chao

Quality-of-Service and Performance Isolation in Data Storage Systems for High Performance Computing

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$33,950

Tomsovic, Kevin

Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

Electric Power Research Institute

$50,000

Wang, Fei

DOE Next Generation Electric Machines Program

General Electric Global Research

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$100,000

Wang, Fei

TOPOLOGY COMPARISON STUDY OF AIRCRAFT ELECTRIC POWER DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM

Alliance High Tech

Safran Electrical and Power

$74,928

Wang, Fei

Medium Voltage SiC PV Support

Cree

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$129,238

Webster, Sheila

Community College Consortium for Health and Safety worker Training at DOE facilities

National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education

HHS – NIH – NIEHS – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

$45,000

Wirth, Brian

Evaluation of laminar flaw geometry effects on pressurized thermal shock of reactor pressure vessels

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$27,896

Wirth, Brian

Deciphering the role of mixed-material deposition and temperature on lithium-coated PFCs in NSTX-U high-performance plasmas: Collaborative UIUC & UTK Proposal

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$88,052

Wirth, Brian

Modeling irradiation creep of FeCrAl alloys

Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC

$74,571

Zhang, Zhili

Support ORNL in Low-Temperature Geothermal Energy R&D

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,751

Zinkle, Steven

Nuclear Fuels Fundamental Research

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$21,763

Zinkle, Steven

Advanced processing of ODS steels

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,974

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne

Evaluation of Douglas-Cherokee Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program — Expansion (TOP)

Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority

HHS – OASH – Office of Adolescent Health

$11,457

Daugherty, Linda

Access to Veterinary Care:  Barriers, Best Practices, and Public Policy

Maddie’s Fund

$391,420

Patterson, David

2016-2017 City of Knoxville Supplemental ESG Homeless Grant

City of Knoxville Community Development Division

HUD – Housing and Urban Development

$17,500

Research Centers & Institutes

Auxier, John

Characterization of the Plasma Chemistry in Nuclear Fireballs

DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency

None

$50,000

Brook, Robert

Michael J Fox Foundation: DWI and Olfaction as a PD Biomarker

University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB)

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

$52,734

Crosby, Lonnie

Mitchell HPC Project

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,309

Crosby, Lonnie

Machine Learning & Data Visualization – Senter

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$12,044

Crosby, Lonnie

Visual Analytics Tools – Halsey

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$18,000

Gavrilets, Sergey

High-performance computing for agent-based modeling of between-group conflicts

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$51,418

Gross, Louis

Mathematics support for spatio-temporal population and population dynamics modeling and simulation

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,217

Huang, Jian

Optimizing VisIt for Next-Generation Architectures Year 2

Intel Corporation

$153,799

Loeffler, Frank

Validation of Advanced Molecular Biological Tools to Monitor Chlorinated Solvent Bioremediation and Estimate cVOC Degradation Rates

DOD – Army – USACE – Army Corp of Engineers

$71,771

Riedinger, Leo

Peter Shankles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$24,498

Riedinger, Leo

Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$14,052

Riedinger, Leo

Victoria DiStefano ESE GRA Bredesen Center

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$23,469

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Benjamin Mohr GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$14,052

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$14,052

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Tong Wu GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$26,660

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Piet Jones GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,500

Riedinger, Leo

Jayde Aufrecht, Bredesen Center ESE GRA

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,353

Riedinger, Leo

Biometric Platforms – Fred Heberle

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$25,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Nathan Phillip

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,064

Riedinger, Leo

Sudershan Gangrade GRA Bredesen Center ESE

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$6,699

Ripp, Steven

BioEnergy Science Center, University of Tennessee, Phase II

DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$244,183

Sokolov, Alexei

Dynamics of Associating Polymers:  From Association to Segmental and Chain Relaxations

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$274,000

Whitten, Robert

XSEDE Technical Audit Service (TAS) Sub from SUNY Buffalo

University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$43,414

Whitten, Robert

XSEDE Technical Audit Service (TAS) Sub from SUNY Buffalo

University at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$43,414

UT Space Institute

Moeller, Trevor

Development of an Innovative System for Cryodeposit Mitigation and Remediation in Radiometric Calibration Chambers

Physical Sciences Inc.

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$9,600

Moeller, Trevor

Assessment of NASA VF6 Upgrade

Jacobs Technology

$3,340

Schmisseur, John

Confidential

DOD –  AEDC/FMF

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$20,000

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$464,911

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$75,000

Nobles, Robert

Sexual Risk Avoidance Education (SRAE) Program

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$132,606

Nobles, Robert

Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP)

Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$200,628

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