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Awards for December 2017

The following awards were granted in December 2017. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below. To download the data used in this report, please see the link following the chart.

Data available in accessible Excel spreadsheet: Awards for December 2017

Award Admin School

Lead PI

Project
Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obligated Award Amount

College of Architecture & Design Poole, John Operating funds in support of Philip Enquists Governors Chair 17-18 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,166
College of Arts & Sciences Sorensen, Soren Studies of Hot and Dense Nuclear Matter DOE – US Dept. of Energy $569,000
Emery, Joshua OSIRIS-REx University of Arizona (UA) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $636,353
Grzywacz, Robert Support for Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $250,000
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research – Sanjeev Dahal (Ussery lab) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,259
Burr, Devon UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SPACE OUTREACH :  ACTIVITIES IN EASTERN TENNESSEE Vanderbilt University (Vandy) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $90,675
Reynolds, Todd Identification of CDP-DAG and serine binding sites in Candida albicans phosphatidylserine synthase, an antifungal drug target HHS – NIH – NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases $223,457
Mikucki, Jill Autonomous Melt-Probe Penetration of Dirty Ice with Clean Sampling for Life Detection University of Washington (UW) NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $102,000
Riding, Robert Hybrid Carbonates Total $129,100
Grissino-Mayer, Henri The Historical Dendroarchaeology of the Lincoln Cabin at Knob Creek, Hodgenville, Kentucky, USA DOI – NPS – National Park Service – Southeast Region None $2,679
Grissino-Mayer, Henri Absolute Dating of Tree Rings on a Dugout Canoe Uncovered during Hurricane Irma in Cocoa, Florida Florida Department of State None $2,250
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Samples from Site 8 (44AB442) at Monticello, Albemarle County, VA Thomas Jefferson Foundation $8,000
Haslam College of Business Cathey, Amy New MBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2017 – Solicitation 6300016797 DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) None $80,032
College of Communication & Information Allard, Suzanne Support for Biological and Environmental Research Information System (BERIS)- Communications and Management Expert DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $236,768
Allard, Suzanne Sr. Technical Writer / Business Analyst DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $156,845
Tenopir, Carol Understanding Use of Scholarly Sources to Improve Engineering Education (UUSSEE) Engineering Information Foundation $24,750
College of Education, Health, & Human Services Ehrlich, Samantha Physical Activity in Pregnancy for Intergenerational Obesity Prevention HHS – NIH – NIDDK – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases $146,086
McIntyre, James Advocacy – SCORE Strategic Planning Work (Targeted Innovation Efforts) State Collaborative on Reforming Education Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $287,319
Crouter, Scott Neighborhood Risk Factors for Falls in the Elderly University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health $14,538
Hodge, Lynn East TN STEM Hub Battelle Memorial Institute State of Tennessee $30,997
Scott, Jason Inclusive Recreation Physical Education Activity Program University of Tennessee Foundation L5 Foundation $5,000
Tickle College of Engineering Wirth, Brian A Multiscale Investigation of the Mechanisms Controlling Materials Degradation DOE – SC – Office of Science $659,118
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network Southern Company Services, Inc. $50,000
Fu, Joshua Assistance of Air Benefit and Attainment Assessment and Cost Analysis System Chang Jung Christian University Taiwan Environmental Protection Adminstration $65,000
Rose, Garrett Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA) DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $32,000
Weber, William IBML Use for ORNL BES Irradiation Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $21,840
Ekici, Kivanc Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,004
Liu, Yong Frequency Response Assessment and Improvement of Three Major North American Interconnections due to High Penetrations of Photovoltaic Generation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $63,095
Langston, Michael Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction Jackson Laboratory HHS – NIH – NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse $31,000
Loeffler, Frank Validating the use of engineered sorbents to sequester mercury released from contaminated soils and sediments DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,500
Paddison, Stephen Elucidating Correlation of Morphology with Charge Transport in Polymerized Ionic Liquids DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $39,326
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 $45,910
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 $49,915
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 $25,434
Rose, Garrett Next-generation neuromorphic coprocessor power consumption in the beyond exascale era DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $54,461
Costinett, Daniel WBG Device Characterization and Application for Converter Design DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,900
Costinett, Daniel Transportation Electrification DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $6,893
Li, Xueping MATI: Maintenance Advance Technology Initiative Project DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) $256,165
Vaidya, Uday CERC BEE – Composite Accessories for Precast Walls DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,500
Babu, Sudarsanam Next Generation Topology Optimization Design Using Non-Isotropic Property Sets DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Han, Lee DOT Freight & Passenger Modeling Analysis Support DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,400
Hayward, Jason Development and testing of a time of flight photon counting imaging detector DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,601
Hayward, Jason Safeguards technology research in coincidence and multiplicity counting of nuclear materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,025
Zinkle, Steven Fusion blanket concepts assessment DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $59,060
Tomsovic, Kevin Collaboration with ORNL on Networked and Nested Microgrid Coordination DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,001
Babu, Sudarsanam Qualification of AM components through In-situ Process Monitoring and Computational Modeling DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $43,000
Bray, Larry Updating the 2004-2005 Terminals on the Tennessee and Cumberland Waterways US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority None $50,000
Wirth, Brian Development of a Mechanistic Hydride Behavior Model for Spent Fuel Cladding Storage and Transportation Pennsylvania State University (PSU) DOE – NE – NEUP- Office of Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Engineering University Program $210,000
Webster, Sheila Worker Training at DOE facilities National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education HHS – NIH – NIEHS – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences $150,000
Braiman, Yehuda External Cavity Design and Dynamics of High Frequency Modulated, High Power Blue Diode Lasers DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $56,679
Li, Fangxing A Deep Learning Algorithm for Multi-Scenario Power System Security Assessment under Uncertainties ISO New England $60,196
Tomsovic, Kevin CURENT Industrial Partner Agreement – Full Member SPARQ Global LLC $10,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Full Member – CURENT Industrial Partner Agreement Knoxville Utilities Board $10,000
Chvala, Ondrej Molten Salt Modeling Activities – Dynamic Models DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Clarke, David Support of Fuel Economy Information Program DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $250,000
Costinett, Daniel Low-EMI, High Efficiency WPT Receiver FutureWei Technologies $40,000
Langston, Michael A Framework for Integration and Analysis of Multilevel Omics Data University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) $32,410
Komistek, Richard In vivo determination of knee kinematics for subjects having a MicroPort Medial Pivot or DePuy Attune PCR TKA Microport Orthopedics, Inc. $137,500
Hu, Anming Weldability and Hydrogen Compatibility Evaluation of High-Mn and Ultra-High Strength Steels POSCO $52,000
College of Social Work Dukes, Denzel Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development University of Nebraska – Lincoln (UNL) HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families $4,554
Cunningham, Maryanne DHS Child Care Assessment Supportive Services Program (STARS) FY18 Tennessee Department of Human Services HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families $43,260
Patterson, David Coordinated Entry System City of Knoxville Community Development Division $90,452
Patterson, David City of Knoxville Support HMIS Dashboard FY 18 City of Knoxville Community Development Division $36,000
Research Centers & Institutes Riedinger, Leo Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Kathleen (Kassie) Hauser Ernst GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,608
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Kathleen (Kassie) Hauser Ernst GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Pranab Chowdhury  ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,225
Riedinger, Leo William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Holly Ray ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Benjamin Mohr GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,209
Feigerle, Charles Dynamics in Multi-component Polymeric Materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,000
Riedinger, Leo ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
Riedinger, Leo Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,892
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Tong Wu GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,258
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Eric Muckley GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Elizabeth Norred, Bredesen Center ESE GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
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 $22,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Adeola Adediran DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE John Izaak Miller GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $42,364
Riedinger, Leo Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,571
Crosby, Lonnie CADES ORNL DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $100,000
Crosby, Lonnie Machine Learning & Data Visualization – Senter DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,000
Hu, Bin Synthesis and characterization of Organometal Trihalide Perovskites DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,837
Khomami, Bamin Polymer Synthesis and Characterization DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,610
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Emilio Ramirez DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Keith Britt DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,361
Riedinger, Leo Jessica Velez GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Ryan Saylor Bredesen Center GRA ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,890
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center DSE GRA  John Qiu DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,581
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Sarah Eichler Inwood DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,737
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Riddhi Shah DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $55,468
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Riddhi Shah DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,558
Cahill, Katie Develop an Asset Mapping of County and Community Resources Available to Address Opioid Abuse for Volunteer Tennessee Volunteer Tennessee $29,360
Feigerle, Charles Fluorination of  conversion based cathode oxides DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Feigerle, Charles Synthesis Capabilities DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,054
Duscher, Gerd High resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy of Metastable Nanomaterials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $76,749
UT Space Institute Kamali-Moghaddam, Saeed Analytical Measurements of Ferric Citrate Samples RCI Pharma Development LLC $2,100
Other Katsaras, John Heberle Katsaras 10.2017 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000

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