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Awards for August 2017

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for Aug 2017

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Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences

Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys Chemotaxis sensing preference in plant-microbe associations US – NSF – National Science Foundation $898,089
Allison, David Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,615
Anderson, David Prehistoric and Historic Archaeological Context Update for Fort Polk, U.S. Army DOI – NPS – National Park Service $88,550
Angst, Michael Phase I Archaeological Coring for the Proposed Dredge Channel for the City of Stevenson Municipal Park, Guntersville Reservoir, Jackson County, Alabama US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $7,243
Angst, Michael Archaeological Monitoring of Construction for the Proposed City of Stevenson Municipal Park, Guntersville Reservoir, Jackson County, Alabama US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $5,011
Barrera Olivares, Francisco Transmembrane peptides for targeting acidosis HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences $15,493
Bembenek, Joshua Cell Cycle Regulation of Membrane Trafficking HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences $28,245
Dadmun, Mark Support of GradStudent for Dr. Mark Dadmun DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,999
Egami, Takeshi Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Feller, Daniel The Papers of Andrew Jackson: A Documentary Edition US – NARA – National Historical Publications and Records Commission None $115,500
Freeberg, Ernest Correspondence of James K. Polk US – NARA – National Historical Publications and Records Commission None $18,065
Gavrilets, Sergey Modeling the dynamics of conflict and cooperation within and between multifarious social groups DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $58,569
Gordon, Kristina Clinical Practicum Training East Tennessee Children’s Hospital $10,000
Greene, Geoffrey Experimental Weak Interactions With Pulsed and Continuous Cold Neutrons DOE – US Dept. of Energy $340,000
Grzywacz, Robert Nuclear Spectroscopy Studies with Radioactive and Stable Ion Beams DOE – US Dept. of Energy $454,000
Hristov, Miroslav University of Tennessee Ready for the World Music Series Tennessee Arts Commission $3,400
Karakashian, Ohannes Stochastic multi-level methods for uncertainty quantification DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,348
Mays, Jimmy Scaled-up synthesis of deuterated isoprene DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,186
McKay, Larry Paleoflood Study Electric Power Research Institute $95,679
McKee, Bruce Mechanism of Meiotic Pairing in Drosophila Males HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health $326,463
McSween, Harry Participation in DAWN Science Team University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $43,482
Petridis, Loukas Zinkicide: A Nanotherapeutic for HLB University of Central Florida (UCF) USDA – National Institute of Food and Agriculture $285,710
Plaut, Conrad Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (N. Dexter) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,305
Plaut, Conrad Analysis of asymptotic limits of hyperbolic relaxation laws DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $21,495
Shaw, Shih-Lung Transportation Research Support – U.S. DOT, Phase IV DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,448
Shaw, Shih-Lung Transportation Research Support – New York State DOT, Phase III DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,174
Sokolov, Alexei New Paradigms in Passive Polymer Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,902
Sokolov, Alexei Dielectric and Rheological studies of polymerized ionic liquids DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,500
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research Villalobos DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,000
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research Villalobos DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $6,465
Vonarnim, Albrecht Comparative Genomics bioinformatics and proteomics DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $36,919
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA – Palumbo student stipends DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,675
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Cooper DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4,506
Wilhelm, Steven Development of a tractable genetic system for Aureococcus anophagefferens Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $150,473
Williams, Richard Confidential Southern Methodist University (SMU) DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency $17,212
Zhao, Bin Stimuli-Responsive Shape Changing Molecular Brushes US – NSF – National Science Foundation $225,759

Haslam College of Business

Cathey, Amy New MBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2017 – Solicitation 6300016797 DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) None $40,000
Murray, Matthew Economic Report to the Governor of the State of Tennessee on the State’s Economic Outlook Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development $95,619
Murray, Matthew Economic Forecasting Services to the Tennessee Valley Authority US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $185,925

College of Communication & Information

Allard, Suzanne Support For Computational Science and Engineering Division-UTBattelle (Nelson) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,500
Allard, Suzanne Support For Computational Science and Engineering Division-UTBattelle (Nelson) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,371

College of Education,Health, & Human Sciences

Brewer, Ernest Veterans Upward Bound Program ED – US Dept. of Education $315,916
Brewer, Ernest Educational Opportunity Center ED – US Dept. of Education $476,833
Wolbers, Kimberly National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities Salus University ED – US Dept. of Education $192,501

Tickle College of Engineering

Abidi, M UT-B Multispectral Measurements DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Blalock, Benjamin Multi-channel Integrated Spectrum Analyzer (MISA) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $62,499
Dongarra, Jack Sparse Iterative Solver Benchmarking and the SparseBenchProject DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $83,380
Donovan, David Plasma Diagnostic Development and Data Analysis on the Proto-MPEX Linear Plasma Experiment DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,562
Duty, Chad Dr. Chad Duty Joint Faculty appointment FY18 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $90,613
Egami, Takeshi Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,651
Egami, Takeshi Neutron scattering study of disordered materials under pressure DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $58,971
Frymier, Paul Graduate Assistance in the Area of Need:  A Teaching and Research Program for Creating Advanced Materials Experts at the University of Tennessee ED – US Dept. of Education $197,704
Hall, Howard Governor DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $65,752
Han, Lee Freight and Passenger Big Data Analysis – DOT Research Support IV DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,873
Han, Lee Research & Analysis Support to Non-Federal Sponsored Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,032
Han, Lee DOT Freight & Passenger Modeling Analysis Support DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,249
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000
Hayward, Jason Development and testing of a time of flight photon counting imaging detector DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,500
Hayward, Jason Safeguards technology research in coincidence and multiplicity counting of nuclear materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,013
Heilbronn, Lawrence Nuclear Energy Fellowship/Scholarship Program DOE – US Dept. of Energy $329,554
Heilbronn, Lawrence Visiting Faculty Research Program Oak Ridge Associated Universities $5,000
Hines, J The Nuclear Engineering Faculty Development Program at the University of Tennessee US – NRC – Nuclear Regulatory Commission $449,999
Hu, Anming Developing and characterization of inkjet printed sensors DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,999
Jantz, Michael Collaborative, Tier-Conscious Data Management for Next-Generation Memory Systems Intel Corporation $75,000
Jantz, Michael RCAPTS: Readiness Certification Assurance Process Tracking System DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) $35,000
Langston, Michael A Framework for Integration and Analysis of Multilevel Omics Data University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) $13,093
Liu, Yilu ORNL Y Liu CEDS DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Ma, Zhongguo Development of an Irradiated Minerals, Aggregates, and Concretes (IMAC) Database DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4,305
Maldonado, Guillermo Study of Mass Transport in Molten Salt Reactors DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $43,345
Mench, Matthew Support of IAHE Activities International Association for Hydrogen Energy $10,000
Ostrowski, James Symmetric Convex Sets: Theory, Algorithms, and Application DOE – SC – Office of Science $135,743
Peterson, Gregory Peterson Joint Faculty Amendment FY18 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $65,718
Rack, Philip Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Rack, Philip Rack: Joint Faculty Appointment FY18 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,964
Rawn, Claudia I/UCRC Full Grant: Center for Integrative Materials Joining Science for Energy Applications (CIMJSEA) University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UTK) Site US – NSF – National Science Foundation $64,999
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 $126,000
Tolbert, Leon WBG Traineeship – Daniel Merced DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,631
Townsend, Lawrence IMPROVED NUCLEAR FRAGMENTATION MODELS FOR SPACE RADIATION TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS NASA – Langley Research Center $39,000
Vaidya, Uday GO PGM: Techno-economical Calculations and Energy Analysis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,000
Vaidya, Uday CERC BEE – Composite Accessories for Precast Walls DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,400
Vaidya, Uday Long Fiber Composites Molding and Big Area Additive Manufacturing Tooling for Aircraft Braking Industry Meggitt Aircraft Braking Systems $372,634
Wang, Fei An Ultra-light Highly Efficient MW Class Cryogenically Cooled Inverter for Future All Electric Aircraft Applications Boeing NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $50,141
Wang, Fei Multi-functional High-efficiency High-density Medium Voltage SiC Based Asynchronous Microgrid Power Conditioning System Module North Carolina State University (NCSU) DOE – EERE – The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy $250,000
Zinkle, Steven Advanced processing of ODS steels DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000

College of Nursing

Bonom, Julie HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration None $2,800
Lindley, Lisa Barriers to Hospice and Palliative Care Utilization among Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients Living in Poverty Dana Faber Cancer Institute HHS – NIH – NINR – National Institute of Nursing Research $31,443

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne Baby University Evaluation Signal Centers, Inc $30,000
Patterson, David FY 2017-2018 Knox County CDBG Knox County Community Development Office HUD – Housing and Urban Development $10,000
Patterson, David 2017-2018 City of Knoxville ESG Homeless Grant City of Knoxville Community Development Division HUD – Housing and Urban Development $15,000
Rao, Uma Ethnic Influences on Stress, Energy Balance and Obesity in Adolescents HHS – NIH – NIMHD – National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities $76,115

Research Centers & Institutes

Auxier, John Support for Lt Saul King’s Master’s Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,601
Buehler, Matthew Oak Ridge National Laboratory University Engagement for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Safeguards Courses at the University of Tennessee, Howard H. Baker Center for Public Policy DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – NNSA – National Nuclear Security Administration $28,000
Egami, Takeshi vLocal Structure by Neutron Diffraction DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $24,000
Glasby, Ryan DOE-FieldView-HO Intelligent Light DOE – NNSA – LLNL – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $25,000
Gross, Louis Mathematics support for spatio-temporal population and population dynamics modeling and simulation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $34,924
Hale-Salvo, Hannah University of Tennessee Support for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP). DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Hall, Howard Research into optical methods for on-line measurement of gas-phase metal fluorides in support of the Enrichment Sciences Program DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,575
Hall, Howard Sub-Saharan Africa DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $16,875
Hall, Howard Support Nuclear Materials Detection DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $16,500
Rack, Philip SNS Diamond Foils DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,001
Riedinger, Leo Narendran Raghavan ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,500
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Kathleen (Kassie) Hauser Ernst GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $21,000
Riedinger, Leo Pranab Chowdhury  ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,000
Riedinger, Leo William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,309
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Eric Muckley GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,852
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Christine Ajinjeru GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $54,608
Riedinger, Leo Vidya Kishore Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $57,134
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kun Lou DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Adeola Adediran DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Riedinger, Leo Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,710
Riedinger, Leo Clyde (Josh) Beers GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,020
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Ashley Cliff DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,115
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Chance Brown DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,547
Riedinger, Leo Anna Furches GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $44,464
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Zachary Sims DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $39,280
Riedinger, Leo Deeksha Rastogi GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $44,062
Riedinger, Leo Sam Evans – GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $460
Riedinger, Leo Jessica Velez GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,124
Riedinger, Leo Ryan Saylor Bredesen Center GRA ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,907
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Ryan Daniels DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,905
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Ronald Sadlier DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,624
Riedinger, Leo Jasmine Kreig GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,215
Simpson, Michael Multimodal Chemical Imaging using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,931

UT Space Institute

Abedi, Reza Computational Support for Numerical Solutions of Radiative Transfer Equations Riverside Research $67,785
Chen, Ying-Ling A Quantitative Purkinje Technique for Early Cataract Detection Swift-Info Technology $200,000
Schmisseur, John Enhancements in Isolator Operability CFD Research Corporation (CFDRC) $10,044

Other

Abel, Steven CHAUHAN, Gaurav Research DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,241
Pawlicki, Alison Mechanistic Understanding of Mo and/or Organic Friction Modifier Containing Low Friction Tribofilms Infineum None $49,929

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