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Awards for August 2016

The following awards were granted in August 2016. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

(The downloadable spreadsheet has been temporarily removed while data is amended.)

UT Knoxville Awards (8/1/16 – 8/31/16)*

Investigator

Title

Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

College of Arts & Sciences

Agarwal, Pratul

Conformational sub-states in enzyme catalysis: Applications to ribonuclease

University of Pittsburgh (PITT)

HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Allison, David

Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles

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

Angst, Michael

Archaeological Monitoring During Construction Of a Fixed Boat Slip and Installation Of Utilities on Site 40MR165, Tellico Reservoir, Monroe County, Tennessee

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

Angst, Michael

Phase I Archaeological Survey for the Loyston Point Trail Expansion, Norris Reservoir, Union County, Tennessee

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

Angst, Michael

Archaeological Monitoring During Demolition of TVA Building D, Walnut Orchard Road, Anderson County, Tennessee.

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

Barrera Olivares, Francisco

Transmembrane peptides for targeting acidosis

HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Batista, Cristian

Effective exchange interactions for rare-earth materials

DOE – NNSA – LANL – Los Alamos National Laboratory

Cheng, Xiaolin

SusChEM: Multiscale Interaction Potentials for Cellulose

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (UA)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Efremenko, Yuri

Search for the Neutrinoless Double Beta Decay, and Low Background Physics

DOE – SC – Office of Science

Egami, Takeshi

Viscosity of Aqueous Solution

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

Ellis, Kelsey

Convective mode and Tennessee tornadoes: Climatology, warning procedures, and false alarm rates

DOC – NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric

Emery, Joshua

Dark material on the large moons of Uranus: What is it and where did it come from?

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

Emery, Joshua

Factors Influencing Asteroid Regolith: An Observational Investigation

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

Feigerle, Charles

Synthesis of Novel Catalysis

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

Fordyce, James

Collaborative Proposal: Dimensions: The evolution of novel interactions within a network of plant, insect and microbial biodiversity

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Freeberg, Ernest

The Correspondence of James K. Polk

US – NARA – National Historical Publications and Records Commission

Gross, Louis

UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses

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

Grzywacz, Robert

Nuclear Spectroscopy Studies with Radioactive and Stable Ion Beams

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Hix, William

Development of Early Science Problems on Summit with the FLASH Code

DOE – UT-Battelle, LLC

Hollenbach, Kandace

Paleoethnobotanical Analysis, 40BT8, Blount County, Tennessee

Legacy Research

Katsaras, John

Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems

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

MacLean, Calvin

ABC Artist Support for “The Crucible”

Arts and Cultural Alliance of Greater Knoxville

Tennessee Arts Commission

Mengesha, Tadele

Mathematical Analysis on Peridynamic Models

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Musfeldt, Janice

DMREF Collaborative Research: Emergent functionalities in 3d/5d multinary chalcogenides and oxides

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

O’Meara, Brian

Unveiling the Factors Behind the Diversification of Dung Beetles (Scarabaeinae)

Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB)

Plaut, Conrad

Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (N. Dexter)

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

Smith, Jeremy

Post-Doc Steve Tomanicek

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

Smith, Jeremy

Multi-Scale Modeling Framework for Mercury Biogeochemistry

DOE – BER – Office of Biological and Environmental Research

Sparer, Tim

Pan- and Core-Genomes Models of Functional Properties of the Cores of Various Bacterial Species

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

Steiner, Andrew

Andrew Steiner JFA

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

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Chen Qian GRA

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

Webster, Clayton

JFU Contract (Salary) for PI Clayton Webster

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

Webster, Clayton

JFU Contract (Startup Funds) for PI Clayton Webster

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

Wise, Steven

Efficient, Adaptive, and Convergent Numerical Methods for Phase Field and Phase Field Crystal Equations with Applications

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Haslam College of Business

Murray, Matthew

Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Stewart, Joseph

Better Business Deals – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation FA8601-16-R-0023

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

Taylor, Edward

Provide Services Supportive of the Wage & Hour Division of the Employment Standards Administration

DOL – US Dept. of Labor

College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

Brewer, Ernest

Educational Opportunity Center

ED – US Dept. of Education

Brewer, Ernest

Veterans Upward Bound Program

ED – US Dept. of Education

Crawford, Lisa

Tennessee Department of Education Leadership Course

State Collaborative on Reforming Education

ED – US Dept. of Education

McNeely, Clea

Finding Cost-Effective Ways to Reduce Truancy and Crime: An Evaluation of the Ramsey County Truancy Intervention Programs

University of Minnesota (U of M)

DOJ – OJP – National Institute Of Justice

White, Connie

Tennessee Teachers’ Professional Development Event Support

Tennessee Department of Education

ED – US Dept. of Education

Wolbers, Kimberly

Consortium in Sensory Disabilities, Fellowships

Salus University

ED – US Dept. of Education

College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Institute

American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

Blalock, Benjamin

Multi-channel Integrated Spectrum Analyzer (MISA)

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

Burton, Mark

Analysis of the Need for Water Compelled Rate Analysis for Missouri River Navigation

ECS-GEC JV

DOD – Army – USACE – ERDC – Corps of Engineers Engineer RandD Center

Chen, Chien-Fei

Collaborative Research: CRISP Type 2: Revolution through Evolution: A Controls Approach to Improve how Society Interacts with Electricity

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Chvala, Ondrej

Scoping of two-fluid molten salt reactor neutronics

Flibe Energy Inc.

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Web Site

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

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information & Market Research

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

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information

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

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Guide

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

Djouadi, Seddik

Embedded Instrumentation and Control for Extreme Environments and Multiple Microgrids

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

Dongarra, Jack

Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data

University Industry Research Corporation

Dongarra, Jack

Asynchronous Iterative Solvers for Extreme-Scale Computing

DOE – SC – Office of Science

Donovan, David

Ex-Situ Surface Characterization Studies and Boundary Plasma Diagnostic Development for DIII-D

DOE – SC – Office of Science

Edwards, Brian

Flow-Induced Disentanglement in Shear and Elongational Flows of Entangled Polymers: A Hi-Fidelity Molecular Simulation Study

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Fathy, Aly

Remote Triage Of Combat Causalities: VitalWave

MaXentric Technologies, LLC

DOD – Army – Department of the Army

Hall, Howard

Governor

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

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

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

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1

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

Hayward, Jason

Automated Algorithm Development for Analysis of Radiation Portal Monitor Data

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

Hayward, Jason

UAV research and development for advanced sample collection capability

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

Hayward, Jason

Safeguards technology research in He-3 alternatives for coincidence counting

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

Hayward, Jason

Safeguards technology research in segmented gamma scanning

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

Hayward, Jason

Next Generation Safeguards Initiative Human Capital Development Internships

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

Hu, Anming

Developing and characterization of inkjet printed sensors

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

Huang, Jian

Visualizing Urban Micro-Climate and Energy Efficiency

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

Islam, Syed

Tracking the Health of Soldiers with Advanced Implantable Nano-Sensors

University of Connecticut (UCONN)

DOD – Army – Department of the Army

Jantz, Michael

Collaborative, Tier-Conscious Data Management for Next-Generation Memory Systems

Intel Corporation

Komistek, Richard

In vivo determination of knee kinematics for subjects having either a Stryker Triathlon or ConforMIS PS TKA

ConforMIS

Lang, Maik

Materials Science of Actinides – EFRC

University of Notre Dame

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Langston, Michael

Confidential

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Warfare

DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory

Li, Husheng

TWC: Small: Collaborative: Multi-Layer Approaches for Securing Enhanced AMI Networks against Traffic Analysis Attacks

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Liu, Yilu

Testing and Modeling of Bulk System Components Under EMP/GIC

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

Liu, Yilu

Extreme Event Modeling

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

Lukosi, Eric

Supporting Measurements of Multi-Layered Composites

Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Luszczek, Piotr

HPC training for GO! Pei

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

Lyne, James

Development of a light-weight  launch vehicle upper stage using a common bulkhead propellant tank enabled by a eutectic fuel mixture

TGV Rockets

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Meek, Thomas

Urania-based Direct Conversion Neutron Detectors

DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Ostrowski, James

Microgrid Optimization and Validation

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

Palomino, Angelica

Development of Transportation Engineering Data for Safety and Other Studies

DOI – NPS – National Park Service – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Papanicolaou, Athanasios

Agricultural Soil Erosion and Carbon Redistribution in the Midwest Using Visible Near Infrared Spectroscopy

USDA – Natural Resources Conservation Service – Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit

Pevey, Ronald

Moderator Demonstration Facility

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

Rack, Philip

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

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

Rose, Garrett

NCS-FO: Biomimetic membrane networks as adaptable neuromorphic computation circuits

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Sawhney, Rapinder

FCM Fuel Production Process Model and Roadmap Analysis

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

Sawhney, Rapinder

Lean Summer Program 2016

ITESM Campus Aguascalientes

Schwartz, John

Improving the GRSM?s understanding of its natural resources and processes and thereby enhancing protection of the Park?s resources

DOI – NPS – National Park Service – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Vanderzanden, Bradley

III: Small: Reducing The Graphical User Interface’s Consumption of Power on Mobile Devices

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Wang, Fei

A Smart and Flexible Microgrid with a Low-cost Scalable Open-source Controller

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Wirth, Brian

Advancing Understanding of Fission Gas Behavior in Nuclear Fuel through Leadership Class Computing

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Young, Matthew

Eastman Senior Design FY17

Eastman Chemical Co.

Zhang, Zhili

Experimentally Derived Scaling Laws from Spatiotemporally Resolved Measurements in High-Pressure Combustors

Spectral Energies, LLC

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

Zhang, Zhili

Burst-Mode-Laser-Based Sensor Suite for High-Speed 2D Fuel-Air Ratio and Heat-Release Rate Measurement for Combustor/Augmentor Instability

Spectral Energies, LLC

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

Zhang, Zhili

Support ORNL in Low-Temperature Geothermal Energy R&D

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

Zinkle, Steven

Nuclear Fuels Fundamental Research

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

College of Social Work

Cummings, Sherry

TRAINING INTEGRATED PROFESSIONALS TO SERVE (TIPS)

HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration

Cunningham, Maryanne

Signal Centers East CCR&R FY17

Signal Centers, Inc

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

Cunningham, Maryanne

Abstinence Education Program Evaluation (Pre-Award Activities)

Decisions Choices and Options

None

Daugherty, Linda

Legal Aid of East Tennessee Evaluation

Legal Aid of East Tennessee

Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee

Patterson, David

FY 2016-2017 Knox County CDBG Match

Knox County Community Development Office

HUD – Housing and Urban Development

Patterson, David

Helen Ross McNabb Center Matching Funds FY16-17 for HUD/HMIS

Helen Ross McNabb Center

None

RCI

Crosby, Lonnie

Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density

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

Crosby, Lonnie

Visual Analytics Tools – Halsey

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

Crosby, Lonnie

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

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

Crosby, Lonnie

Support to the Comparative Genomics Group

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

Crosby, Lonnie

Machine Learning & Data Visualization – Senter

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

Hall, Howard

Support for INSEP Programs

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

Ostrouchov, George

Harnessing Scalable Libraries for Statistical Computing on Modern Architectures and Bringing Statistics to Large Scale Computing

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Peterson, Gregory

International High Performance Computing Summer School 2016

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Peterson, Gregory

MRI: Development of iSNARLD (Instrument for Situational Network Awareness for Real-time and Long-term Data)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

Pfiffner, Susan

Assessment of Tracers and Microoganisms Associated with Environmental Samples

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

Prins, Brandon

Crime in Civil Conflict

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

Riedinger, Leo

Pranab Chowdhury  ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Clyde (Josh) Beers GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

Riedinger, Leo

GRA Chang Liu Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kaitlin Palla

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Christine Ajinjeru GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Vidya Kishore Bredesen Center ESE

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Erica Grant

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Megan Lilly

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

Riedinger, Leo

Blake Palles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Keith Britt ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

Riedinger, Leo

Andrew Lepore ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Zachary Sims

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

Riedinger, Leo

Deborah Weighill ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

Riedinger, Leo

Hoi Ho GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

Smith, Jeremy

Functional domains in model membranes and protocells probed with high-performance simulation and neutron scattering

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

Wiegand, Krista

Expanding the Issue Correlates of War(ICOW) Dataset

University of North Texas (UNT)

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

UTSI

Kamali-Moghaddam, Saeed

Analytical Measurements of Fe-Sucrose Samples

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Yue, Zhongren

Confidential

Advanced Scientific Support and Engineering Technology

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

Smith, Steven

UT/ORNL Library Project

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

*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 12/16/2015
  6. Sponsor Name might be changed at a later time because the official name has not yet been setup in the system as of December 16, 2015