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Awards for January 2016

The following awards were granted in January 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 (1/1/16 – 1/31/16)*

Investigator

Title

Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obligated Award Amount

College of Arts & Sciences

Cyr, Howard

Geoarchaeological Analysis of Sites 22It725 and 22It276, Isawamba County, Mississippi

Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research

$24,207

Elias, Dwayne

Development of in-situ Hg Remediation Approaches based on Methylmercury Bioavailability

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

HHS – NIH – NIEHS – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

$40,000

Emery, Joshua

Water and OH on Primitive Bodies: Expanding the Frontier

Applied Physics Laboratory – Johns Hopkins University (APL JHU)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$29,061

Engel, Annette

Dimensions: Collaborative Research: Functional diversity of chemosymbiosis in lucinid bivalves from coastal biomes

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,393

Fozo, Elizabeth

Membrane alterations and daptomycin tolerance

HHS – NIH – NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

$351,512

Guidry, Michael

Neutron Image Modeling

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

$17,216

Hollenbach, Kandace

Subsistence Analysis of 40MT82, Montgomery, AL

Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research

$1,392

Hwang, Wonjae

South Korea’s Rise in the Era of Globalization: Power, Economic Development, and Foreign Relations

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM)

Academy of Korean Studies

$17,301

Loeffler, Frank

Towards Predictive Understanding of Nigrogen Flux in Soils

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

-$2,244

Mannella, Norman

CAREER: Sub-Picosecond Electron Dynamics in Complex Electron Systems

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$100,000

Moersch, Jeffrey

Mineralogy and Aeolian Geology with the Mars Exploration Rover Mission

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$15,000

Moersch, Jeffrey

Assessment of subsurface hydrogen content and geochemical anomalies using the Mars Science Laboratory Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons Experiment

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

$36,500

Perfect, Edmund

Visualization and Quantification of Water Spreading on Fracture Surfaces in Low Matrix Porosity Rocks

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$49,221

Plaut, Conrad

Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria

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

$17,924

Roberts, Daniel

Investigating monolignol transporters using a Xenopus expression system

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

$22,650

Taylor, Lawrence

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE SPACE OUTREACH :  ACTIVITIES IN EASTERN TENNESSEE

Vanderbilt University (Vandy)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$94,540

Vonarnim, Albrecht

manesh shah

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

$87,837

Weitering, Harm

Electronic Complexity in Epitaxial Rutile Heterostructures

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

$8,628

Weitering, Harm

Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Recharge Usage

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

$20,000

Weitering, Harm

Tuning electronic instabilities in triangular surface lattices via subsurface doping

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$140,663

College of Engineering

Bhat, Gajanan

Nonwoven Webs by Melt Blown Processing of Lignin Carbon precursors

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

$15,000

Blache, Klaus

Computational Facility Complex R&M Analysis-Year2

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

$45,778

Blalock, Benjamin

Multi-channel Integrated Spectrum Analyzer (MISA)

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

$30,000

Cate, Matthew

Fiscal Year 2016 Statewide Survey of Safety Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Usage inTennessee

TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office

$166,133

Coble, Jamie

Robust Online Monitoring Technology for Recalibration Assessment of Transmitters and Instrumentation

DOE – PNNL – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$97,000

Coble, Jamie

Multivariate analysis to support the deployment of the Multi-Isotope Process Monitor at H-Canyon

DOE – PNNL – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$25,000

DeSmidt, Hans

COMPACT ROTORCRAFT TRANSMISSION:  Feasibility Analysis and Configuration Design for Test and Evaluation of a Pericyclic Gearbox for Rotorcraft Power Transmission

Vertical Lift Consortium

-$17

Egami, Takeshi

Neutron scattering study of disordered materials under pressure

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

$43,099

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

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

$45,000

Ekici, Kivanc

Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project

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

$2,000

Everett, Jerry

Awareness of and Exposure to Media Campaigns in Tennessee

TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office

$126,755

Frankel, Jay

Development of micro-scale thermocouple and temperature calibration in close correlation with inverse heat conduction model.

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

$25,000

George, Easo

Template-Directed Directionally Solidified Eutectic Metamaterials

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

DOD – Air Force – AFOSR – Air Force Office Scientific Research

-$90,471

Gregor, Jens

Imaging Algorithms for Aviation Security

Morpho Detection

$71,618

Grossbeck, Martin

Study of Compatibility of Stainless Steel Weld Joints with Liquid Sodium-Potassium Coolants for Fission Surface Power Reactors for Lunar and Space App

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

-$422

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

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

$3,000

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1

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

$3,000

Khattak, Asad

Assessing the impact of mixed vehicle technologies on the efficiency of traffic coordination systems

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

$35,145

Khattak, Asad

Green Generates Green

Tennessee Department of Transportation

$163,224

Loeffler, Frank

Performance Assessment of Past Bioremediation Approaches for Chlorinated Solvent Source Zones

CB and I Federal Services, LLC

DOD – Department of Defense

$42,864

Lukosi, Eric

Y12 Supporting Simulation and Measurement Campaign

DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS)

$100,018

Maldonado, Guillermo

VVER 1000 Computational Modeling and Benchmark Calculations

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

$47,937

Mench, Matthew

Redox Flow Battery Durability and Material Study

WattJoule Corporation

$50,000

Morris, James

Atomistic Study of Metallic Glasses

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

$35,307

Ostrowski, James

Remote Off-Grid Microgrid Design Tool

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

$75,986

Parang, Masood

TLSAMP Research Conference 2016

Tennessee State University (TSU)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$20,000

Parker, Lynne

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

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$274,401

Penumadu, Dayakar

NDI System for Quantification of Subsurface Residual Stress in the Laboratory

Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.

DOD – Navy – Department of the Navy

$15,000

Richards, Stephen

Prospectus for a Regional Center in US DOT Region 4 US DOT Strategic Goal Primary Focus: Safety

DOT – RITA – Research and Innovative Technology

$861,000

Sun, Kai

CAREER: Integrated Research and Education in Nonlinear Modal Decoupling and Control for Resilient Interconnected Power Systems

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$500,000

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

Trinh, Cong

CAREER: Design, Construction, and Validation of Modular Chassis Cells for Efficient Combinatorial Biosynthesis of Chemicals

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$99,324

Truster, Timothy

Creep-Rupture Modeling Using Crystal Plasticity in WARP3D

DOE – SC – ANL – Argonne National Lab

$69,994

Upadhyaya, Belle

SENSOR TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT FOR ADVANCED REACTORS

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

$25,212

Weber, William

IBML Use for ORNL BES Irradiation Project

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

$17,500

Webster, Sheila

Worker Training at DOE facilities

National Partnership for Environmental Technology Education

HHS – NIH – NIEHS – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

$150,000

Wirth, Brian

Coupling fusion plasma boundary and materials surface physics codes to evaluate plasma surface interaction

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

$58,752

Wirth, Brian

Modeling Plasma Surface Interactions using Xolotl-PSI

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

$73,924

Haslam College of Business

Stewart, Joseph

Air Force Acquisition Improvement Support (FA7014-10-R-0008) – IDIQ

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$4,000

Stewart, Joseph

Air Force Acquisition Improvement Support (FA7014-10-R-0008) – IDIQ

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

-$18,139

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne

TPO 2015 Regional Survey

Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission

$32,540

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$554,165

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$233,375

RCI

Auxier, John

Technical Support for LiF Fission Track Devices

Babcock and Wilcox Technical Services

$45,546

Borole, Abhijeet

Microbial electrolysis and bioprocess investigations

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

$3,968

Crosby, Lonnie

Lustre Dynamic Support Development-Mohr

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

$2,894

Crosby, Lonnie

Aziz Urban Mobility & Energy

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

-$32,431

Crosby, Lonnie

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

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

$51,176

Crosby, Lonnie

Developing High Quality Software Components Using the Full Engineering Life Cycle – Oesch

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

$132,447

Crosby, Lonnie

Lustre Dynamic Support Development-Mohr

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

$47,298

Crosby, Lonnie

Dr. Carrillo research in the area of structure and dynamics of soft matter materials

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

$39,000

Crosby, Lonnie

Beste Catalysis and Electron Transport

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

$100,942

Crosby, Lonnie

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

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

$113,296

Egami, Takeshi

Synthesis of soft matter

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

-$1,220

Jouline, Igor

Computational Genomics of Signal Transduction

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

$280,803

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Christine Ajinjeru GRA

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

$19,460

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center GRA Jennifer Trumbo ESE

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

-$6,306

Riedinger, Leo

Swapnil Desai GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$27,221

Riedinger, Leo

Mariya Absar ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$15,355

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Kathleen (Kassie) Hauser Ernst GRA

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

$15,355

Riedinger, Leo

Vidya Kishore Bredesen Center ESE

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

$19,167

Riedinger, Leo

Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$28,789

Riedinger, Leo

Travis Lange ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$32,884

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Carly McKown GRA

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

$7,919

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA

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

$6,668

Riedinger, Leo

Ishita Ray GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$27,948

Stainback, Joseph

SME support to ORNL PNS programs

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

$57,993

UTSI

Moeller, Trevor

Testing of Two Actuators in Large Chamber at 70K with 25 Conductors

Square One Systems Design, Inc.

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$4,583

Yu, Andrew

Component Management in Logistics and Supply Chain Systems

DOE – NNSA – Sandia National Lab

$40,000

Zhang, Feng

Development of next-generation lubricant additives for high-efficiency engines.

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

$16,056

* Note:

  1. Awards that were excluded in this list:
    1. Awards with negative award amount
    2. The salary payments for Joint Appointment like Governor’s Chairs, distinguished scientists, and Joint Faculty
  2. Award data was pulled based on Award Effective Date.
  3. Data was pulled on 10/6/2016
  4. 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
  5. Investigator listed is Lead Principal Investigator.