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Awards for February 2015

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for February 2015

UTK Award (02/01/2015 – 02/28/2015) *
INVESTIGATOR TITLE SPONSOR AWARD
College of Arts and Sciences

Barnes, Craig; Buchan, Alison

C3Bio

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture – AgResearch/DOE – Office of Science

$59,996

Burr, Devon

Aeolian Sediment Transport and Landscape Modification on Titan

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/NASA

$25,289

Cousineau, Marie-Helene

Laser Stripping for High Intensity Proton Beams

DOE – Office of Science

$250,000

Feigerle, Charles

Functionalized Carbon Materials and Recovery of Uranium From Seawater

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$35,532

Grzywacz, Robert; Bingham, Carrol

Support for Joint Insitute for Nuclear Physics and Applications

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$640,000

Guidry, Michael

Neutron Image Modeling

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$36,984

Mundorff, Amy

Identifying Individuals through Proteomic Analysis: A New Forensic Tool to Rapidly and Efficiently Identify Large Numbers of Fragmentary Human Remains

New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner/Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice

$49,426

Reynolds, Todd

Screen for phosphatidylserine synthase inhibitors: antifungals & lipid probes

NIH

$393,411

Sepaniak, Michael

ChIMES for Detection of Significant Gas Phases Chemicals

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security

$9,999

Sepaniak, Michael

Aging and Analysis of Uranium

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security

$25,000

Shaw, Shih-Lung

Transportation Research Support

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$6,704

Vonarnim, Albrecht

GRA stipends ‘Berven’

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$188,400

Vonarnim, Albrecht

manesh shah

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$26,115

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Chen Qian GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,000

Zhao, Bin

High Refractive Index Nanocomposites via Brush-Grafting of Si Nanoparticles

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

$49,990

Haslam College of Business

Fox, William; Harris, Matthew

Peer Review of Tennessee Health Care Papers

Patients for Fair Compensation

$21,365

Fox, William; Kessler, Lawrence

Economic Impact Assessment of the Volkswagen Chattanooga assembly plant

Volkswagen Group of America

$34,948

Leitnaker, Mary

University of Tennessee Support for Business Analytics in Quality Assurance

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security

$155,213

College of Communication and Information

Tenopir, Carol

Pay it Forward: Investigating a Sustainable Model of Open Access Article Processing Charges for Large North American Research Institutions

The Regents of the University of California/Andrew W Mellon Foundation

$95,000

College of Engineering

Arel, Itamar; Gu, Gong; Holleman, Jeremiah

Scalable Power-Efficient Signal Analysis Systems using Hybrid Analog Computation

Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

$49,773

Babu, Sudarsanam

Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum-alloys for HFIR application.

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$50,000

Blache, Klaus

Computational Facility Complex R&M Analysis-Year2

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$41,787

Braiman, Yehuda

Detection and Characterization of a Weak Signal in Noisy Turbulent Environment

DOD – Office Of Naval Research

$36,902

Clarke, David

Database Applications

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,968

Frankel, Jay

Preliminary and Abbreviated Test Plan for ORNL-UTK Project involving Temperature Calibration Block for Inverse Heat Conduction by the UTK CIEM

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,000

Han, Lee

Freight & Passenger Transportation Data Analysis Research Support – I

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,540

Heilbronn, Lawrence

Secondary Light-Ion Cross Sections and Transport from Intermediate-Energy Heavy-Ion Experiments

NASA – Langley Research Center

$75,000

Herbert, Erik; Pharr, George

Mechanical Properties at the Protected Lithium Interface

UT-Battelle, LLC/Dept. of Energy

$49,782

Hu, Bin

Revealing Key Polarization, Spin and Energy Parameters in Controlling Deeper Photovoltaic Processes in Perovskite Solar Cells By Using Unique Magneto-Optic Measurements

Air Force Office Scientific Reseach

$250,000

Huang, Baoshan; Dong, Qiao

Implementation and Improvement of Pavement & Asset Management Systems in Tennessee

TN Dept. of Transportation

$112,672

Huang, Baoshan; He, Qiang

Assessing the Applications of Red Mud from Bayer Process in Flue-Gas Desulfurization and Geopolymer Formation in Shandong, China

Hebei Institute of Construction and Geotechnical Investigation

$400,001

Mench, Matthew

Hypervelocity Impact Assessment

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,044

Morris, James

Atomistic Study of Metallic Glasses

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,000

Mukherjee, Dibyendu

Measurement of dissolved Oxygen content in Silicon single crystals using advanced Quantitative Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (Q-LIBS)

SunEdison Semiconductor Limited

$66,520

Papanicolaou, Athanasios

A Critical Zone Observatory for Intensively Managed Landscapes

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign/NSF

$95,923

Penumadu, Dayakar

Additive Manufacturing of Polymer Composites and Microstructure

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$25,000

Rawn, Claudia

Membership Agreement

Welding Research

$50,000

Rawn, Claudia

CMP Membership

Materials Properties Council, Inc.

$50,000

Sawhney, Rapinder

ORNL Neptonium-237 Oxide Quality Enhancement

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$23,000

Sawhney, Rapinder

Changing a National Paradigm: Design and Model a Centralized Inventory Scheme for National Laboratories

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$16,045

Termaath, Stephanie; Retherford, Jennifer

Probabilistic Multi-Scale Damage Tolerance Modeling of Composite Patches for Naval Aluminum Alloys

DOD – Office Of Naval Research

$130,000

Townsend, Lawrence

Additional Improvements to the HZETRN Code and the NUCFRG2 Database

NASA – Langley Research Center

$75,000

Wirth, Brian

High Fidelity Ion Beam Simulation of High Dose Neutron Irradiation

University of Michigan/Dept. of Energy

$165,331

Zawodzinski, Thomas

Uses of Lignin in Electrochemical Systems

TennEra LLC

$150,000

College of Social Work

Cummings, Sherry

Leadership Education Excellence in Caring for Children with Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities

Vanderbilt University Medical Center/Health Resources&Service Admin

$9,560

Cunningham, Maryanne; Hadjiharalambous, Chris; Dukes, Denzel

FY 15 Harmony Family Center TRANSform Trauma II Grant Program Evaluation

Harmony Family Center/HHS – Administration for Children and Families

$100,000

Other

Baumann, Timothy

Consolidation, Rehabilitation, and Digitization of TVAÆs Archaeological Collections at the University of Tennessee

Tennessee Valley Authority

$245,000

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$27,632

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Aziz Urban Mobility & Energy

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$43,275

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Developing and Applying Real-Time Electron and Nuclear Dynamics Approaches – Jakowski

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$27,732

Greene, David {Baker Center/Baker Center}

Technical Support to Enhance the LAVE-Trans Model and Estimate Costs of Oil Dependence

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$24,375

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Andrew Lepore ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Jacob McMurrary ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$9,155

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Peter Shankles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$9,195

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,719

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Anthony Gianfrancesco ESE GRA Bredesen Center

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$7,525

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Bredesen Center GRA Jennifer Trumbo ESE

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$29,763

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$24,397

MultiCollege/Center

Ezzell, Timothy(A&S); Wilt, Catherine(Engr); Ogle, James(A&S)

Development of Best Practices among Case Study Communities From the Strategies

Appalachian Regional Commission

$37,338