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Awards for April 2015

The following awards were granted in April, 2015. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

Spreadsheet: Awards for April 2015

UTK Award (04/01/2015 – 04/30/2015) *

INVESTIGATOR

TITLE

SPONSOR

AWARD

College of Arts and Sciences

Becker, Jeffrey

The quiesome and signalosome of a model GPCR

NIH – National Institute of General Medical Sciences

$276,260

Calhoun, Tessa

Transient Absorption Microscopy and Second Harmonic Generation

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$39,999

Dolislager, Fredrick; Gross, Louis; Galloway, Leslie; Stewart, Debra

FY2015&2016 Risk Integration Technical Support

DOE – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$5,193

Elias, Dwayne

Development of in-situ Hg Remediation Approaches based on Methylmercury Bioavailability

University of Maryland, Baltimore County/NIH – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

$25,000

Gavrilets, Sergey

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

Army Research Office

$20,000

Hollenbach, Kandace

Zooarchaeological Analysis of 41HR184, Harris County, Texas

Moore Archeological Consulting, Inc.

$745

Jonsson, Colleen

Evolutionary Mechanisms of RNA Virus Host Switching

NIH – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

$427,809

Jouline, Igor; Baudry, Jerome

Computational Genomics of Signal Transduction

NIH – National Institute of General Medical Sciences

$281,526

Kamyshkov, Yuri

WATCHMAN Project

DOE – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

$15,000

Maclean, Calvin; Byrd, David; Alley, David

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Arts and Cultural Alliance Arts and Heritage Fund

$7,125

Mannik, Jaan

CAREER: Understanding robustness of cellular organization in Escherichia coli through nanofabricated environments

NSF

$4,500

Mays, Jimmy

Synthesis of miktoarm triblock terpolymers and dipolar block copolymers

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$35,000

Seshagiri, Urmila

What is Duty?

National Endowment for the Humanities

$22,000

Steadman, Dawnie

The Isotopic Taphonomy of Human Remains

Arizona State University-Research and Creative Activities/Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice

$112,236

Van De Moortel, Aleydis

Mitrou Archaeological Project

Institute for Aegean Prehistory

$27,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

manesh shah

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$77,000

Zhou, Haidong

CAREER: Emergent Quantum Spin-Liquid in Yb-Pyrochlores and Yb-Spinels

NSF

$140,000

College of Communication and Information

Suttles, Barbara

Support for the Neutron Sciences Directorate at ORNL

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,200

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Boyd, Karen

Shaping the college student experience for personally and socially responsible civic action: Reflections of the Dixon vs. Alabama State Board of Education (1961) participants at 50 Years

NASPA Foundation

$6,000

Golden, Barry

Basic Aerospace Education Workshop – 2015

TN Dept. of Transportation-Aeronautics Division

$35,000

College of Engineering

Arel, Itamar; Gu, Gong; Holleman, Jeremiah

Scalable Power-Efficient Signal Analysis Systems using Hybrid Analog Computation

Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

$1,133,022

Babu, Sudarsanam

Integration of Phase Transformation Models with Computational Weld Mechanics Software

Siemens

$120,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Development of a Novel Close-Looped Adaptive Welding Quality Control System

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$30,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Nuclear Materials Engineering Graduate Assistantship

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security

$220,000

Berry, Michael

Graduate Research Assistantship for Master Students (GRAMS) – MSSE

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$24,200

Bhat, Gajanan

Value-added Cotton Rich Nonwovens by incorporating Cotton Fibers in Meltblown Webs

Cotton, Inc.

$24,501

Blalock, Benjamin

A Harsh Environment Capable, Fully Integrated Amplifier with High-Voltage Output Drive for Piezoelectric Transducers and MEMS

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

$5,000

Braiman, Yehuda

Detection of Weak Magnetic Signals in Noisy Environment

DOD – Office Of Naval Research

$100,000

Cate, Matthew

Reduce Obesity in High Obesity Areas CDC-FRA-DP14-1416 Community Coalitions for Change: Healthy Living in Tennessee (C3)

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture – Veterinary Medicine UTIA/HHS – CDC

$36,242

Clarke, David

Database Applications

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,968

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Guide

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$85,761

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$42,468

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Web Site

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$69,415

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$48,476

Coble, Jamie

Multivariate analysis to support the deployment of the Multi-Isotope Process Monitor at H-Canyon

DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$20,000

Cox, Chris

Administrative Support for East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

$39,680

Desmidt, Hans

Design and Analysis of a Novel Two-Speed Inline Epicyclic Bevel Gear Transmission Concept

Vertical Lift Consortium/Dept. of the Army

$66,584

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$89,900

Egami, Takeshi

Development of Dynamic PDF Method

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$120,000

Fu, Joshua

Arctic Black Carbon Project

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Dept. of Energy

$19,172

Gregor, Jens

Trustworthy Vehicle Computing System — Analysis System Design and Development

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$32,072

Han, Lee

Transportation Policy, Planning, and Energy Efficiency Research Support – I

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,105

Han, Lee

Freight & Passenger Transportation Data Analysis Research Support – I

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$12,803

Hayward, Jason

Data fusion algorithm development for mobile, dual gamma ray and neutron standoff imager

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,692

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,000

Hayward, Jason

Automated Algorithm Development for Analysis of Radiation Portal Monitor Data

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$21,675

Irick, David

Design Electrical System for a Lightweight All Electric Vehicle

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$21,368

Kalyanaraman, Ramakrishnan; Duscher, Gerd

Ferroplasmons: Theory and Experimental Investigations of Visible Light Plasmons in Ferromagnets

Army Research Office

$144,000

Kihm, Kenneth

proprietary funding source

proprietary funding source

$70,000

Liaw, Peter

AOI 5-A Computational Design and Performance Prediction of Creep-Resistant Ferritic Superalloys

Dept. of Energy

$200,000

Mandrus, David

Correlated and Complex Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$23,221

Rawn, Claudia; Barashev, Alexander

Computational Materials Science Investigation of the Effects of Nuclear Irradiation on Structural Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$76,134

Richards, Stephen; Flinchum, Deanna

Prospectus for a Regional Center in US DOT Region 4 US DOT Strategic Goal Primary Focus: Safety

Dept. of Transportation – Research and Innovative Technology

$1,693,400

Sawhney, Rapinder

Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee Round 3-Project Eric

Knoxville/Knox County-Community Action Committee/Community Transportation Association of America

$39,600

Tolbert, Leon

Microgrid Control and Protection

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$25,000

Townsend, Lawrence

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Measurement Investigation Science Mission Phase

University of New Hampshire/NASA – Goddard Space Flight Center

$17,473

Wang, Fei

Investigation of Advanced Power Module Packaging Technologies

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$35,892

Weber, William

IBML Use for ORNL Project ERKCM86

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$15,000

Zhang, Yanwen

Microstructure Characterization in Ceramic- and Metallic-based Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$16,600

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne; Hadjiharalambous, Chris

Knoxville Police Department Project Safe Neighborhoods Needs Assessment and Program Evaluation Design

Knoxville Police Department/Dept. of Justice

$44,945

Cunningham, Maryanne; Hadjiharalambous, Chris

21st Century Afterschool and LEAPs Program Evaluation FY 2015

TN Dept. of Education

$1,551,805

Patterson, David

YWCA 2015-16 Matching Funds for KnoxHMIS [HUD]

YWCA Knoxville

$320

UTSI

Bomar, Bruce

G Range Telemetry

AEDC-FMF/Dept. of the Air Force

$45,000

Other

Stewart, Joseph

Air Force Acquisition Improvement Support (FA7014-10-R-0008) – IDIQ

Dept. of the Air Force

$105,683

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$69,081

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Mitchell HPC Project

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$7,161

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Mini-Apps: Building Laboratories for Portable Performance from the Petascale to the Exascale

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$44,871

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Theory of Neutron Scattering in Strongly Correlated and Disordered Materials.

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$67,195

Hall, Howard {Baker Center/Baker Center}

Technical Evaluations of Nonproliferation Strategies and Technologies

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$98,716

Hall, Howard {Baker Center/Baker Center}

Radionuclides released during the reprocessing of nuclear fuel–Support on the Off-Gas Sigma Team

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$16,377

Huang, Jian {JICS/JICS}

Optimizing VisIt for Next-Generation Architectures Year 2

Intel Corporation

$150,000

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Andrew Lepore ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$57,861

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$30,000

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$11,034

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Tracey Wellington Bredesen Center ESE GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,000

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Stephen Signore ESE Bredesen Center Graduate Research Assistant

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$14,854

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Victoria DiStefano ESE GRA Bredesen Center

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$25,923

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Holly Ray ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$17,353

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Robert Moseley, ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$51,666

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

ESE Bredesen Center GRA Anna Wanhala

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,678

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Bredesen Center ESE Benjamin Mohr GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,661

Sayler, Gary {JIBS/CEB}

BioEnergy Science Center, University of Tennessee, Phase II

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$352,459

* Note:

  1. Awards that were excluded in this list:
    1. Awards with negative or zero award amount
    2. The salary payments for Joint Appointment like Governor’s Chairs, distinguished scientists, and Joint Faculty
    3. Restricted awards (awards with restircted flag checked)
  2. Format for Investigator column: All based on investigator home department except ‘Campus Centers and Institutes’.
    Campus Centers and Institutes column : {award admin center_institute / Investigator_home_college_school}.
  3. Format for Sponsor column : {direct sponsor / prime sponsor} if there is a prime sponsor
  4. Award data was pulled based on Award Notice Date (data entry date).
  5. Data was pulled on May 1, 2015