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Awards for June 2016

The following awards were granted in June 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 (6/1/16 – 6/31/16)*

Investigator

Title

Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obligated Award Amount

College of Arts & Sciences

Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys

Beneficial Plant-Bacterial Interactions

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

$20,632

Anderson, David

Collaborative Research: DINAA (Digital Index of North American Archaeology): Facilitating Big Picture Research in AmericanArchaeology

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$140,661

Batista, Cristian

Cristian Batista JFA (2016-2017)

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

$72,600

Bryson, Megan

Esoteric Networks: Transregional Buddhism in the Dali Kingdom

American Council of Learned Societies

$35,000

Feigerle, Charles

Functionalized Carbon Materials and Recovery of Uranium From Seawater

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

$75,000

Feigerle, Charles

Dynamics in Multi-component Polymeric Materials

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

$25,000

Feng, Xiaobing

Novel numerical methods for fully nonlinear second order elliptic and parabolic Monge-Ampere and Hamilton-Jacobi-Bellman equations

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$91,555

Fomin, Nadia

The study of high-momentum nucleons and quark distributions

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$75,000

Grissino-Mayer, Henri

Tree-Ring Dating to Determine the Year of Construction of the Blount Mansion, Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.A.

Blount Mansion Association

$1,693

Grzywacz, Robert

Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science

Rutgers University (RU)

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$627,494

Horn, Sally

Pollen Analysis at the Rock Creek Mortar Shelter, Tennessee

East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Tennessee Historical Commission

$3,457

Kamyshkov, Yuri

WATCHMAN Project

DOE – NNSA – LLNL – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

$12,963

Kamyshkov, Yuri

Elementary Particle Interactions

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$38,000

MacLean, Calvin

Production Support of the Clarence Brown Theatre’s Season Opener

University of Tennessee Foundation

University of Tennessee Medical Center

$5,000

MacLean, Calvin

Clarence Brown Theatre 2016/2017 Project Support of The Crucible

City of Knoxville

$9,500

MacLean, Calvin

Clarence Brown Theatre Artist Support for Violet

Tennessee Arts Commission

$5,100

Maroulas, Vasileios

A distributed sparsity-cognizant framework for dynamic tracking of multiple threats

University of Texas – Arlington (UTA)

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

$43,137

Mayes, Melanie

Collaborative Research: Elucidating unifying principles of soil C-N coupling using a continental-scale grassland experimental network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$27,660

McKay, Larry

Paleoflood Study

Electric Power Research Institute

$57,426

McSween, Harry

Participation in DAWN Science Team

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$20,000

Moore, Todd

Grad student clinical placement at Crisis Stabilization Unit of Helen Ross McNabb

Helen Ross McNabb Center

$5,000

Moore, Todd

Grad student clinical placement at Cherokee

Cherokee Health Systems

$90,000

Musfeldt, Janice

Spectroscopic Investigations of Complex Magnetic and Electronic Materials

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$10,570

Nagle, Nicholas

Census Fellowship: Demographic heterogeneity and migration

DOC – US Census Bureau

$50,000

O’Meara, Brian

CAREER: Reducing Barriers for Comparative Methods

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$142,778

O’Meara, Brian

CAREER: Reducing Barriers for Comparative Methods

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$166,519

Perfect, Edmund

Hydraulic conductivity measurements of self-sealing liners for algal cultivation facilities

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

$19,819

Peterson, Cynthia

Program for Excellence and Equity in Research (PEER)

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

$991,236

Platter, Lucas

CAREER: Uncertainty Estimates in Low-Energy Nuclear Physics

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$90,000

Riding, Robert

Continental Microbial Carbonates: Fabrics, Processes, and Facies

Total

$44,220

Schulze, Timothy

Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulation of Nanoalloy Crystal Growth

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$245,180

Siopsis, George

ARL Workshop on quantum stochastic differential equations for the quantum simulation of physical systems

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$10,000

Sokolov, Alexei

Dielectric and Rheological studies of polymerized ionic liquids

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

$50,000

Su, Chunlei

2016 Apicomplexon Genome Analysis Workshop

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

$6,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

manesh shah

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

$74,451

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Sanjeev Dahal (Ussery lab)

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

$10,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Chen Qian GRA

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

$9,385

Williams, Richard

Operation and Maintenance of CTBTO Auxiliary Seismic Station AS107/TKL

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency

$20,250

Haslam College of Business

Fox, William

Tennessee Economic Environment Quarterly Updates

Tennessee Secretary of State

$18,676

Hewett, Kelly

Leveraging Customer Experience to Manage Innovation Investments

Marketing Science Institute

$4,000

Murray, Matthew

Economic Forecast of the TN Valley Region

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

$61,682

Stewart, Joseph

Better Business Deals – Combined Synopsis/Solicitation FA8601-16-R-0023

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$431,324

College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

Benner, Susan

Teach/Here

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$340,400

Crouter, Scott

Novel Approaches for Predicting Free-Living Physical Activities in Youth

HHS – NIH – NICHD – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

$542,228

Golden, Barry

Aerospace Education-STEM-

Tennessee Department of Transportation-Aeronautics Division

$75,000

Meschke, Laurie

COMPASS:  Combating Obesity’s Multiple chronic conditions through Preparation Activities Shared among Students

University of Tennessee – Chattanooga

Health ResourcesandService Admin

$39,972

Terry, Paul

The African-American Cancer Epidemiology Study

University of Virginia

HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health

$19,081

College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Development of a Novel Close-Looped Adaptive Welding Quality Control System

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

$7,000

Coble, Jamie

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

DOE – PNNL – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$30,000

Djouadi, Seddik

Design and implementation of control laws to enable responsive building loads to offset photovoltaic (PV) sources

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

$24,000

Dongarra, Jack

Sparse Iterative Solver Benchmarking and the SparseBenchProject

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

$200,000

Duty, Chad

Dr. Chad Duty Joint Faculty appointment

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

$42,490

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

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

$70,000

Ekici, Kivanc

Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project

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

$30,000

Ekici, Kivanc

Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project

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

$25,000

Frankel, Jay

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

DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory

$14,000

Gao, Yanfei

Evolution of Structural and Deformation Heterogeneities across Multiple Length Scales in Metallic Glasses

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

$47,598

Han, Lee

Passenger and Freight Transportation Policy Analysis

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

$7,131

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1

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

$5,584

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

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

$5,000

Heilbronn, Lawrence

Nuclear Energy Fellowship/Scholarship Program

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$258,849

Heilbronn, Lawrence

Continuation of Isotope Production at Accelerator and Reactor Facilities

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

$5,765

Hines, J

Moderator Demonstration Facility

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

$7,560

Hu, Anming

Analysis and modeling of material joining

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

$25,000

Hu, Bin

Addressing Donor:acceptor Interface and Electrode Interface for Enhancing Photovoltaic Actions in Organic Solar Cells

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$6,000

Islam, Syed

Alarm Processing in Power Systems

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

$20,541

Jin, Mingzhou

PEV Pricing Under ZEVs

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

$18,169

Kalyanaraman, Ramakrishnan

Nanosecond MagnetoThermal (MaTh) Optical Switching

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$314,910

Kalyanaraman, Ramakrishnan

Nanosecond MagnetoThermal (MaTh) Optical Switching

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$314,910

Komistek, Richard

In Vivo Determination of Knee Kinematics for Subjects Having either a DePuy Attune or ConforMIS PS TKA

ConforMIS

$290,474

Komistek, Richard

In vivo comparison of knee kinematics for subjects implanted with either a Smith & Nephew Journey PCR or BCR TKA

Smith and Nephew, Inc and Affiliates

$385,500

Komistek, Richard

In vivo hip analyses using both an inverse and forward solution mathematical models

DePuy Products Incorporated

$308,357

Liaw, Peter

Fundamental Study of Low-Cycle-Fatigue Behavior of High-Entropy Alloys

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$134,284

Liaw, Peter

Computational Materials Assessment of High-Entropy Alloys and Entropic Stabilization of Nickel Superalloys for Turbine Applications

QuesTek Innovations, LLC

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$10,000

Ma, Zhongguo

Study of Alkali-Silica Reaction Effects on Stressed-Confined Concrete Nuclear Thick Structures

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

$400,000

Maldonado, Guillermo

Performance Assessment of Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuels within Aggressive Operational Power Histories

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$220,963

Papanicolaou, Athanasios

Support of the Standard Modular Hydropower Project

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

$62,000

Penumadu, Dayakar

The Effect of Marine Environment on the Compression Behavior and Fatigue Loading of CFVE Sandwich Structures

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$30,000

Penumadu, Dayakar

NDI System for Quantification of Subsurface Residual Stress in the Laboratory

Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.

DOD – Navy – Department of the Navy

$10,000

Rack, Philip

LSU Subcontract to UT Physics forPortion of DOE SISGR Project

Louisiana State University (LSU)

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$65,000

Rack, Philip

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

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

$1

Rack, Philip

Collaborative Research: Computations, Modeling and Experiments of Self and Directed Assembly for Nanoscale Liquid Metal Systems

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$195,999

Rack, Philip

Self and Directed Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles and Correlation of their Plasmonic Behavior

University of Notre Dame

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$33,880

Sarles, Stephen

ModulEAR:  a modular platform for passive collection, amplification, and spectral analysis of acoustic energy and other stimuli

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

$192,941

Sawhney, Rapinder

Lean Summer Program 2016

Jiangnan University

$14,000

Tomov, Stanimire

Programming with OpenMP4 for Exascale Investigations (POMPEI)

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

$36,603

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

$50,000

Townsend, Lawrence

IMPROVED NUCLEAR FRAGMENTATION MODELS FOR SPACE RADIATION TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS

NASA – Langley Research Center

$30,000

Wade, Eric

Quantifying and Reducing Motor Compensation After Stroke in Ambient Settings

HHS – NIH – NICHD – Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

$349,048

Weber, William

IBML Use for ORNL BES Irradiation Project

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

$48,020

Wirth, Brian

Diagnostics and Modeling in Support of Boundary Physics Research on NSTX Upgrade

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$168,469

Xu, Donghua

Modeling Hydride Formation in Zirconium

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

$120,000

Zawodzinski, Thomas

Anion Exchange Membranes for use in Alkaline Fuel Cells

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

$19,000

Zawodzinski, Thomas

Studies of Mass Transport of Components of Electrochemical Systems for Energy Storage, Conversion and Beyond using Broadband NMR Diffusion and Imaging

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$730,000

College of Nursing

Gunther, Mary

University of Tennessee Nurse Faculty Loan Program

HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration

$190,902

College of Social Work

Patterson, David

VMC Matching Funds FY 17

Volunteer Ministry Center

$2,000

Patterson, David

Catholic Charities Matching Funds FY16-17 for HUD/HMIS

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Inc.

HUD – Housing and Urban Development

$500

RCI

Crosby, Lonnie

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

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

$56,009

Crosby, Lonnie

Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density

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

$12,921

Crosby, Lonnie

Analysis & Understanding of Large Volumes of Structured & Unstructured Data-C. Stahl

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

$501

Glasby, Ryan

Aerodynamic Separation Element Continuum Modeling

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

$43,265

Gross, Louis

NIMBioS: National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$3,600,000

Hall, Howard

Technical Evaluations of Nonproliferation Strategies and Technologies

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

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$12,970

Hall, Howard

Support of Project-level activities associated with INSEP Program

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

$10,864

Layton, Alice

Renewal of Integrated Watershed Management in Oostanuala Creek Watershed, Tennessee: stakeholder education, improving targeting and understanding of stakeholder behavior to improve implementation of best management practices for water quality

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture – AgResearch

USDA – NIFA – National Integrated Water Quality Program

$8,794

Riedinger, Leo

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$3,911

Riedinger, Leo

Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$17,290

Riedinger, Leo

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$6,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Clarissa Bleker GRA

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Scott Satinover

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

$6,672

Riedinger, Leo

Modeling plasma surface interactions involving hydrogen and helium bombardment of tungsten

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

$62,022

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Swapnil Desai

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

$8,685

Riedinger, Leo

Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling and Analysis of High-Heat Flux Water-Cooled Divertor Components

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

$54,330

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Clarissa Bleker GRA

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

$33,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Sarah Eichler Inwood

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

$8,467

Riedinger, Leo

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$6,697

Riedinger, Leo

Emilio Ramirez ESE student Bredesen Center GRA

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

$22,638

Riedinger, Leo

Narendran Raghavan ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kristine Cabugao

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

$53,602

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Kokouvi Akato GRA

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

$62,137

Riedinger, Leo

William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center

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

$18,110

Riedinger, Leo

Blake Palles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$1,300

Riedinger, Leo

Jessica Velez GRA, Bredesen Center ESE

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

$5,667

Riedinger, Leo

Sudershan Gangrade GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$6,117

Sims, Charles

Reconciling Methods for Measuring US Oil Dependence

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

$24,998

Stainback, Joseph

Nuclear Safeguards Curriculum Development Workshop for Sub-Saharan Africa University of Tennessee July 18-22, 2016

DOE – SC – ANL – Argonne National Lab

$21,812

UTSI

Davis, Lloyd

Novel Analysis Tools for Producing Higher Indican Yielding Plants for Bio-based Indigo Production

Stony Creek Colors

$1,200

Schmisseur, John

A Systematic Characterization of the Structure and Dynamics of Transitional Shock/Boundary Layer Interactions

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$363,542

Vasconcelos da Costa, Jose

Process FemtoSci supplied nanodiamond in laboratory.

International FemtoScience, Inc.

$5,000

*NOTE

  1. Awards that were excluded in this list:
    1. Awards with negative or zero award amount
    2. The salary payments for Joint Appointment like Governor’s Chairs, distinguished scientists, and Joint Faculty
    3. Restricted awards (awards with restircted flag checked)
  2. Format for Investigator column: All based on investigator home department except ‘Campus Centers and Institutes’.
    Campus Centers and Institutes column : {award admin center_institute / Investigator_home_college_school}.
  3. Format for Sponsor column : {direct sponsor / prime sponsor} if there is a prime sponsor
  4. Award data was pulled based on Award Notice Date (data entry date).
  5. Data was pulled on 12/16/2015
  6. 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