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Awards for January 2015

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for January 2015

UTK Award (01/01/15 – 01/31/15) *

INVESTIGATOR TITLE SPONSOR AWARD
College of Architecture and Design
Wilkinson, Jeffrey University of Tennessee, Knoxville Application: Tennessee State Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners Grant for Specific Computer, Laboratory, or Instructional Equipment Needs Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners $43,095
College of Arts and Sciences
Bingham, Carrol Matching Funds – UT/ORNL Joint Institute DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $69,465
Dadmun, Mark Support of GradStudent for Dr. Mark Dadmun DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Dolislager, Fredrick; Gross, Louis; Galloway, Leslie; Stewart, Debra FY2015&2016 Risk Integration Technical Support DOE – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) $8,497
Hollenbach, Kandace Supplemental Subsistence Analysis of 120 Samples from 22HO626, Holmes County, Mississippi Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research $68,400
Hollenbach, Kandace Phase I Archaeological Survey of the KUB Gas Main Corridor, Knox County, Tennessee Gresham, Smith and Partners/Knoxville Utilities Board $7,100
Hollenbach, Kandace Phase I Archaeological Survey, KUB Gas Main, South Knoxville, Knox County, TN Gresham, Smith and Partners/Knoxville Utilities Board $9,458
Labotka, Theodore Governor”s School for the Sciences and Engineering TN Dept. of Education $368,572
Mannella, Norman CAREER: Sub-Picosecond Electron Dynamics in Complex Electron Systems NSF $110,000
Mays, Jimmy Synthesis of miktoarm triblock terpolymers and dipolar block copolymers DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $17,500
Mengesha, Tadele Mathematical Theory of Peridynamics and Nonlocal Models NSF $65,334
Moersch, Jeffrey Assessment of subsurface hydrogen content and geochemical anomalies using the Mars Science Laboratory Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons Experiment NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory $55,000
Papenbrock, Thomas Theoretical Nuclear Structure US Dept. of Energy $142,650
Perfect, Edmund Hydraulic conductivity measurements of self-sealing liners for algal cultivation facilities DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,416
Plaut, Conrad Moment Methods for Kinetic Equations DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,779
Plaut, Conrad Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,636
Prins, Brandon A Course on Arms Control, Nuclear Non-proliferation, and Nuclear Safeguards DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/National Nuclear Security Administration $14,000
Sokolov, Alexei New Paradigms in Passive Polymer Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,669
Steadman, Dawnie Biometric Data Collection DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Taylor, Lawrence Tennessee Space Grant Consortium Activities at University of Tennessee Vanderbilt University/NASA $84,550
Taylor, Lawrence Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Sciences (CLASS) University of Central Florida/NASA $17,000
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Ramsunder Iyer DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,216
Weitering, Hanno; Snijders, Paul Tuning electronic instabilities in triangular surface lattices via subsurface doping NSF $80,543
Xue, Ziling Optical Sensor for the Detection of Biodiesel and Ethanol in Gasoline University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF) $5,000
Zhao, Bin; Dai, Sheng Hybrid Ionic-Nano-Additives for Engine Lubrication to Improve Fuel Efficiency US Dept. of Energy $154,504
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Erwin, Paul PPHF 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) – Building and Strengthening Epidemiology, Laboratory and Health Information Systems Capacity in State and Local Health Departments financed solely or in part by PPHF 2014 University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture/TN Dept. of Health $14,000
Kronick, Robert Pond Gap After School Meal Program TN Dept. of Human Services/US Dept. of Agriculture $86,250
Raynor, Hollie Enhancing Sleep Duration: Effects on Children’s Eating and Activity Behaviors Temple University/NIH $11,552
College of Engineering
Babu, Sudarsanam Alloy Design Rules of Additive Manufacturing Air Force Research Laboratory $100,000
Clarke, David Database Applications DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,645
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,319
Coble, Jamie Enhanced Risk Monitors with Integrated Equipment Condition Assessment DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab $20,000
Coble, Jamie; Upadhyaya, Belle Multivariate analysis to support the deployment of the Multi-Isotope Process Monitor at H-Canyon DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab $16,000
Counce, Robert; Watson, Jack Evaluation of Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Processing Streams DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,993
Cox, Chris Administrative Support for East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition $41,438
Davis, Wayne Equipment Grant 2014 Tennessee Board of Architectural and Engineering Examiners $42,973
Dongarra, Jack Intel Science and Technology Center for Big Data University Industry Research Corporation $125,000
Dongarra, Jack; Bosilca, George Unified Common Communication Substrate (UCCS)

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$70,000

Egami, Takeshi

Physics of metallic glasses

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$75,000

Egami, Takeshi

Neutron Scattering Study of Localized Atomic Vibration

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$19,995

Fathy, Aly

SBIR Phase I Remote Triage of Combat Casualties

MaXentric Technologies, LLC/Dept. of Defense

$12,305

Frankel, Jay; Keyhani, Majid

A Novel Calibration Method for Estimating Transient Surface Heat Flux under Hypersonic Heating Conditions for Global Reach Vehicles

Air Force Research Laboratory

$30,000

Gao, Wei

CLM Software Analysis Tool Enhancement-GO! Prgm

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,208

Gregor, Jens

Limited view image reconstruction

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)

$69,851

Gu, Gong

Thin Film Sensors

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$2,625

Han, Lee

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

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$6,730

Han, Lee

Freight & Passenger Transportation Data Analysis Research Support – I

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$17,080

Hayward, Jason

Alternative Detector System to Replace He-3 Detectors for Neutron Sciences

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$18,293

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$1,572

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$1,481

Heilbronn, Lawrence

Continuation of Isotope Production at Accelerator and Reactor Facilities

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$30,000

Hines, J; Coble, Jamie

Development of Multivariate Control Strategy and Plant Monitoring Methods for the TerraPower Reactor

TerraPower LLC

$190,000

Liu, Yilu

Supporting ORNL in Grid Modeling and Measurement Technology

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$246,351

Mandrus, David

Correlated and Complex Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$19,302

Mandrus, David; Yan, Jiaqiang

Crystal Growth and Neutron Scattering

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$131,225

Mench, Matthew

Stack Validation Testing

W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

$62,500

Nambisan, Shashi

Ground Truthing of Data from Naturalistic Driving Studies and Associated Analysis

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Dept. of Transportation – Federal Highway Administration

$50,000

Nguyen, Ke

Extending the Lean Limit of Methane/Air Mixtures

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,701

Parker, Lynne

NSF Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment — Director of CISE’s Information and Intelligent Systems Division

NSF

$263,987

Sarles, Stephen

Autonomic Biomolecular Materials for Sensing, Actuation, and Energy Conversion

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University/Air Force Office Scientific Reseach

$175,000

Sawhney, Rapinder

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

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$13,125

Sawhney, Rapinder

Logistics Model Development for Fixed and Flexible Fleets for Ryder

Ryder Truck Rental and Leasing

$58,000

Sawhney, Rapinder; Ji, Shuguang

Design and Optimization of Production Processes of a Plastic Injection Molding Plant by Lean Manufacturing Principles

Innovate Manufacturing Inc.

$49,000

Skutnik, Steven

Commercialization of a Four-Detector Response Algorithm for Real-time Radioisotope Detection and Bearing

University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF)

$15,000

Tolbert, Leon; Wang, Fei; Costinett, Daniel; Blalock, Benjamin

Wide-BandGap (WBG) Device and System Assessment for Future Automotive Electric Drivetrains

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$200,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

New York Independent Systems Operator

$10,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

ABB

$50,000

Tomsovic, Kevin; Liu, Yilu

Magnetic Amplifier for Power Flow Control

SPX Transformer Solutions, Inc./US Dept. of Energy

$39,688

Tomsovic, Kevin; Wang, Fei; Tolbert, Leon; Costinett, Daniel

Magnetic Amplifier for Power Flow Control – Installation

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/US Dept. of Energy

$522,000

Truster, Timothy

Implementation of Crystal Plasticity in WARP3D – Phase II

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$100,000

Wang, Fei; Costinett, Daniel

Development of High-Density & High Efficiency Universal Charger Based on Gallium Nitride Devices

Boeing

$49,173

Wirth, Brian

Deciphering the role of mixed-material deposition and temperature on lithium-coated PFCs in NSTX-U high-performance plasmas: Collaborative UIUC & UTK Proposal

DOE – Office of Science

$81,779

Yan, Jiaqiang

Spin-Orbit Coupling in Correlated Materials: Novel Phases and Phenomena

The Ohio State University/NSF

$81,949

Zawodzinski, Thomas

Anion Exchange Membranes for use in Alkaline Fuel Cells

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$50,000

Zhang, Yanwen

Microscopy Characterization in Energy Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$6,481

Zhang, Zhili

Reduction of Breakdown Threshold by Metal Nanoparticle Seeding in a DC Microdischarge

UES, Inc./DOD – Department of the Air Force

$22,800

College of Social Work

Patterson, David

2014-2015 City of Knoxville ESG Proposal

City of Knoxville Community Development Division/Housing & Urban Development

$15,140

UTSI

Davenport, Joel

NSMS Development Support

Aerospace Testing Alliance

$11,695

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Mitchell HPC Project

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,500

Greene, David {Baker Center/Baker Center}

Research and Analysis for Hydrogen Systems and Vehicle Technologies

Argonne National Laboratory/US Dept. of Energy

$13,500

Hall, Howard {Baker Center/Baker Center}

Simulation Study using MCNPX and NRFGEANT4 for Applicability of Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence for Safeguards

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

$611

Halloy, Christian {JICS/JICS}

Jewell Advanced Analytic Methods

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,491

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$28,000

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Travis Lange ESE GRA Bredesen Center

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$37,802

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Ryan Hansen – Research Scientist 1 for the Bredesen Center

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$34,135

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Tracey Wellington Bredesen Center ESE GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$12,613

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Blake Palles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$8,620

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Jeff Beegle ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,369

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Asa Roy ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$33,600

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Deborah Weighill ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$30,844

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Riddhi Shah ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,199

MultiCollege/Center

Hall, Howard(Baker Center); Stainback, Joseph(Engr)

Nuclear Security Faculty Visit Program

CRDF Global/Dept. of State

$29,735