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Awards for January 2018

The following awards were granted in January 2018. 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 January 2018

Award Admin School

Lead PI

Project
Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obligated Award Amount

College of Arts & Sciences McSween, Harry Participation in DAWN Science Team University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $10,000
Allison, David Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,231
Gavrilets, Sergey Modeling the dynamics of conflict and cooperation within and between multifarious social groups DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $36,431
Williams, Richard Confidential Southern Methodist University (SMU) DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency $13,769
Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys Beneficial Plant-Bacterial Interactions DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,588
Sokolov, Alexei Dielectric and Rheological studies of polymerized ionic liquids DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,999
Fozo, Elizabeth Membrane alterations and daptomycin tolerance HHS – NIH – NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases $347,747
Kilbey, Sidney High Mobility Printed Semiconductor Devices Using Magnetic Field Processing DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,000
Egami, Takeshi Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Plaut, Conrad Analysis of asymptotic limits of hyperbolic relaxation laws DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,320
Smith, Jeremy Support for Critical Interfaces Science Focus Area: Molecular Mechanisms Governing Mercury Biogeochemical Transformations DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,500
Jantz, Lee Postmortem Interval Estimation from Bone Marrow Lipids Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) DOJ – OJP – National Institute Of Justice $143,674
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Entler Research DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,458
Cooper, Matthew UTK Psychology Grad Student Assoc Grant East Tennessee Foundation Pat Summitt Foundation $5,000
Vonarnim, Albrecht Shah Center for Bioenergy Innovation (CBI) Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000
Dagotto, Elbio Study of multi-orbital Hubbard models for iron-based superconductors and spin-orbit coupled transition metal oxides using the Density Matrix Renormalization Group technique. DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $154,000
Cyr, Howard Phase I Archaeological Survey and Underwater Core Collection for Proposed Dock on Nickajack Reservoir, RLR284919, Marion County, Tennessee Thomas Lee $3,775
Han, Jun Effect of Exotic Matter on Thermal States of Transiently Accreting Neutron Stars Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $70,000
Fitzsimmons, Michael Use of neutron beams to understand materials physics problems in energy research DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $47,808
Roy, Sharani Career: Unraveling Chemical Consequences of Non-adiabatic Energy Transfer at the Gas-Surface Interface US – NSF – National Science Foundation $399,648
Chiles, Katherine Raced Collaboration in Antebellum America: The Idea of Authorship in African American and in Native American Literatures US – NEH – National Endowment for the Humanities None $50,400
College of Communication & Information Allard, Suzanne Support for the ORNL Library DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,596
College of Education, Health, & Human Services Pellegrino, Anthony Forming School/University Partnerships to Learn & Teach with Primary Sources Illinois State University (ISU) US – Legislative – LOC – Library of Congress $20,000
Tickle College of Engineering Tomsovic, Kevin ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network US – NSF – National Science Foundation $1,333,333
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network National Rural Electric Cooperative Association $10,000
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
Egami, Takeshi Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $55,000
Alshibli, Khalid Collaborative Research: 3D Assessment of contact forces, force chain evolution, and fracture behavior of sand US – NSF – National Science Foundation $16,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC $10,000
Babu, Sudarsanam Fundamental Understanding of Welds Made by Very High Power Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing Ohio State University (OSU) Government of Israel, Ministry of Defense $30,000
Weber, William IBML Use for ORNL EDDE EFRC Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $164,800
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd $10,000
Hazen, Terry ENIGMA subcontract DOE – SC – LBL – Lawrence Berkely National Lab – University of California $50,000
Gao, Wei Adaptive Mobile Networking at the Tactical Edge: A Social-Aware Perspective [Network Science – Communication and Human Networks] DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $32,029
Chvala, Ondrej Scoping simulations of MSR core physics Terrestrial Energy, Inc. $15,000
Sun, Kai Research and Implementation on Adomian Decomposition to Support ORNL Parallel Power System Simulation Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Rose, Garrett Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA) DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $32,000
Papanicolaou, Athanasios Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,000
To, Gary Evaluation and Validation of Magnetic Local Anomaly Correction Strategy for Inertial Measurement Unit TechMah, LLC $63,132
Braiman, Yehuda High power blue diode laser array for underwater applications DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $30,000
Braiman, Yehuda Modeling Sensor Array Underwater DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $30,000
Vaidya, Uday GO PGM: Techno-economical Calculations and Energy Analysis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,150
Tomsovic, Kevin Industrial Partner Agreement Keysight Technologies $40,000
Tomsovic, Kevin CURENT Industrial Partner Agreement – Principal Membership Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America $50,000
Dongarra, Jack Distributed Tasking for Exascale DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – US Dept. of Energy $309,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Industrial Partner Agreement – Full Membership in CURENT Genscape, Inc. $10,000
Nguyen, Ke Impact of Lube Oil Additives on the Performance of TWCs DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $47,043
Costinett, Daniel WBG Device Characterization and Application for Converter Design DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $31,124
Lyles, Joseph Confidential Raytheon Company DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency $38,000
Wetteland, Christopher Support Minority Serving Institutions and Partnerships (MSIP) Program’s  Consortium for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM) Education and Outreach Initiatives DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Costinett, Daniel Transportation Electrification DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,700
Khomami, Bamin Nanofabrication of Metal/Semiconductor Nanocomposites for Dissipative Driven Entanglement Generation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4,694
Hu, Anming Investigation of Nano-Brazing Materials for High-Temperature Applications Rolls-Royce Corporation $70,000
Clarke, David Assistance to ORNL NHTS Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,621
Zhang, Zhili Support ORNL in Low-Temperature Geothermal Energy R&D DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,245
Wirth, Brian Plasma Surface Interactions: Predicting the Performance and Impact of Dynamic PFC DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $411,137
Babu, Sudarsanam understanding and optimizing interfacial properties and stresses in optical fibers embedded in a metal matrix using ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $28,435
Babu, Sudarsanam understanding and optimizing interfacial properties and stresses in optical fibers embedded in a metal matrix using ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $28,435
Djouadi, Seddik Switched Mode Controls for Guaranteeing Resilient Operation of the Smart Grid DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $38,807
Maldonado, Guillermo High-Fidelity and Optimized Fixed-Source Neutron Transport Analysis of Historical Cf-252 Production Program Experiments DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $88,456
Fathy, Aly Metameterial Antennas DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $23,084
Costinett, Daniel CAREER: Unified Design Framework for Advanced Power Electronics US – NSF – National Science Foundation $500,000
Komistek, Richard In Vivo Determination of Knee Kinematics for Subjects Having a Zimmer-Biomet Persona PCR or PS TKA Zimmer Biomet $252,581
Liu, Yilu Cyber Security Challenges presented by WAMS in communication and data security DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Li, Fangxing GO! Smart Grid Transactive Scalable Hybrid Management System DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,853
Choo, Hahn Defects detection and characterization by synchrotron x-ray microtomography imaging and conventional testing DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) $135,060
Mandrus, David Mandrus Joint Faculty Agreement 2018-19 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
College of Social Work Mason, Michael ABCD-USA Consortium: Twin Research Project Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) HHS – NIH – NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse $35,227
Research Centers & Institutes Jouline, Igor Computational Genomics of Signal Transduction HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences $251,263
Crosby, Lonnie Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $58,030
Riedinger, Leo Peter Shankles ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,600
Riedinger, Leo Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,053
Egami, Takeshi vLocal Structure by Neutron Diffraction DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,763
Riedinger, Leo Pranab Chowdhury  ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,000
Riedinger, Leo Deborah Weighill ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,520
Riedinger, Leo Robert Moseley, ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
Riedinger, Leo ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,053
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Armin Geiger GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,520
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Christine Ajinjeru GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kaitlin Palla DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kun Lou DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kun Lou DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Nathan Phillip DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Melissa (Missy) Showers GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $28,967
Crosby, Lonnie Developing High Quality Software Components Using the Full Engineering Life Cycle – Oesch DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $49,620
Riedinger, Leo Ishita Ray GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $58,026
Riedinger, Leo Sudershan Gangrade GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,000
Crosby, Lonnie Computational study of multicomponent macromolecular & polymer composite materials – Goswami DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $75,000
Loeffler, Frank Understanding the microbially-driven mechanisms behind the rapid responses of soils to short-term disturbance events that result in large nitrous oxide emission pulses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,381
Glasby, Ryan Next Generation Navier-Stokes Solver Development and Algorithm Scalability Analysis and Support – III Engility Corporation DOD – Department of Defense $266,667
Crosby, Lonnie Large-Scale Computational Molecular Dynamics DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $80,000
Riedinger, Leo Bresden Center ESE GRA David Reeves DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $840
Riedinger, Leo Bresden Center ESE GRA David Reeves DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,000
Fefferman, Nina ABR: Melding Mathematical and Theoretical Models of Stress Tufts University US – NSF – National Science Foundation $55,348
Riedinger, Leo Jasmine Kreig GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,215
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Piet Jones DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,470
Riedinger, Leo Patrick Shower GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $38,979
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Michelle Halsted DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,680
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA  Katelyn Bennett DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,390
Rack, Philip STEM/EELS Characterization of Plasmonic Nanostructures University of Notre Dame DOE – US Dept. of Energy $26,318
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center DSE GRA  Devanshu Agrawal DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,140
Hu, Bin Integrating Magnetic Properties with Excited States towards New-Generation TADF Light-Emitting and Lasing Materials Hannam University (HNU) $73,872
Samuel, Tabitha Create MARS Computational Science Virtual Research Environment (VRE) Mars Inc $772,489
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA  Dhrupad Parikh DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,140
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Anand Parejiya DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,140
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Asa Roy DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,361
Bishop, Pamela NRT INFEWS: Computational data science to advance research at the energy-environment nexus University of Chicago US – NSF – National Science Foundation $17,806
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA (William) Blake Hawley DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $31,798
UT Space Institute Moeller, Trevor Tennessee Space Grant Consortium Fellowship Support Vanderbilt University (Vandy) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $45,850
Kreth, Phillip Plenoptic Camera Density Measurement DOD –  AEDC/FMF $50,000
Other Rack, Philip Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,469
Simpson, Michael Impact of climate change drivers on virome-microbiome-plant host dynamics in relation to N and C cycling DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $79,950
Millet, Larry A Microfluidic Platform for Identifying Radiation/Nuclear Countermeasures for Emergency Situations DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $60,000
Simpson, Michael Andrew Lepore – post-doc DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,275
Riedinger, Leo Hyatt Center for Bioenergy Innovation (CBI) Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $148,971
Rack, Philip HETTICH: CM and HS Research Assistants DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,000
Nobles, Robert Young Mothers Reentry Program (Project REACH) Ambassadors for Christ Youth Ministries DOJ – OJP – Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention $10,000

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