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Awards for June 2017

The following awards were granted in June 2017. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

Spreadsheet: Awards for June 2017

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences

Allison, David

Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles

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

$30,459

Angst, Michael

Phase I Archaeological Survey for the Proposed Retirement of a Transmission Line, Hardeman County, TN

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

$5,117

Chen, Yu-Ting

Stochastic PDEs with non-Lipschitz noise coefficients and related aspects

Simons Foundation

$42,000

Cormier, Thomas

ALICE Barrel Tracking Upgrade

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$2,000,000

Das, Maitreyi

Cytokinetic events that promote actomyosin ring constriction and septum formation

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$18,120

Dolislager, Fredrick

Risk Integration Technical Suppot for FY17 – FY20

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$12,981

Fedo, Christopher

Analysis of the rocks at Mount Sharp and vicinity, Gale Crater using an integrated stratigraphic, petrologic, and geochemical approach

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$61,290

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

$88,113

Fomin, Nadia

The study of high-momentum nucleons and quark distributions

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$77,000

Gordon, Kristina

Grad student clinical placement at Cherokee

Cherokee Health Systems

$91,000

Greene, Geoffrey

SNS Accumulator Ring

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

$20,683

Gross, Louis

UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses

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

$58,000

Grzywacz, Robert

Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science

Rutgers University (RU)

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$448,396

Hix, William

Development of Early Science Problems on Summit with the FLASH Code

DOE – UT-Battelle, LLC

$49,844

Li, An-Ping

Development of Atomically Precise Nanoscale Graphitic Devices

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$80,000

Lloyd, Karen

IODP Leg 366: Richard Kevorkian’s shipboard participation

Columbia University

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$13,134

Maroulas, Vasileios

3.1 Modeling of Complex Systems: Construction of distributions on complex topological spaces of signals and their application to machine learning and state estimation

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$43,286

Mayes, Melanie

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

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$133,023

Mays, Jimmy

Well-Defined Long Chain Branched Polyethylene by Living Anionic Polymerization of 1,3-Butadiene and Hydrogenation

NOVA Chemicals

$68,287

McCanta, Molly

ADVANCED XAS CALIBRATION TOOLS FOR IN SITU ANALYSIS OF REDOX STATES OF FE, TI, MN, CR, V, AND EU IN EXTRATERRESTRIAL GLASSES

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$120,684

Mezzacappa, Anthony

Core Collapse Supernova Gravitational Wave Signature Predictions based on 3D Ab Initio Models with Increasing GR Realism

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$97,542

Musfeldt, Janice

Spectroscopic Investigations of Complex Magnetic and Electronic Materials

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$147,860

Nagle, Nicholas

Estimating annual forest disturbance trends and other land use and land cover change dynamics through improved integration of FIA field data and auxiliary remote sensing observations

USDA – Forest Service – Southern Research Station

$58,063

O’Meara, Brian

CAREER: Reducing Barriers for Comparative Methods

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$152,242

Pan, Chongle

High Performance Bioinformatics Workflow for Integrative “-omics” Data Analytics

DOD – Navy – NRL – Naval Research Laboratory

$25,000

Perfect, Edmund

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

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

Sponsor Not Listed

$35,000

Schilling, Edward

Phylogenetic Study of Trillium lancifolium

American Society of Plant Taxonomists

$800

Siopsis, George

Reconfigurable Loss-Tolerant Measurement Device Independent Quantum Key Distribution in a Maritime Environment

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$256,402

Sokolov, Alexei

Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Materials for Energy Storage Applications

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

$25,000

Steiner, Andrew

CAREER: The Composition of Dense Matter and Observations of Neutron Stars

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$85,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

GRA Punita Manga

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

$17,764

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Diurnal and Circadian Control of Protein Synthesis

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$149,405

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Sushmitha

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

$16,376

Wise, Steven

Modeling and Simulation of Ion Transport in Polymer Systems and Novel Discrete Ordinate Methods for Modeling Radiation Transport via Kinetic Equations.

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

$60,285

Wise, Steven

Efficient, Adaptive, and Convergent Numerical Methods for Phase Field Equations with Applications

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$200,000

Yoon, Mina

First-principles design of functional electrodes using a highly efficient computational platform

Sungkyunkwan University

National Research Foundation of Korea

$221,147

Haslam College of Business

Bruce, Donald

The Families First Case Characteristics Study (CCS) in Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Human Services

$247,011

Fox, William

THE TENNESSEE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY INSURANCE MODEL DEVELOPMENT, EVALUATION, AND MAINTENANCE

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

$118,650

Fox, William

Economic Impact Study of the Potential Influence of Major League Soccer in Nashville

Nashville Soccer Holdings, LLC

$41,400

Murray, Matthew

Quarterly Updates on Tourism Trends in Tennessee and its Ninety-Five Counties

Tennessee Department of Tourist Development

$31,612

College of Education, Health &Human Services

Cowherd, Stephanie

TN DHS-DRS 2017-2018

Tennessee Department of Human Services, Division of Rehabilitation Services

ED – US Dept. of Education

$797,060

Hodge, Lynn

Math Counts 3

Campbell County

Tennessee Department of Education

$111,122

Zhang, Songning

Prospective Evaluations of Patients with Journey II BCS in Gait Biomechanics, Proprioception, Balance and Functional Capacities

Smith and Nephew, Inc and Affiliates

$149,800

Tickle College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Alloy Design Rules of Additive Manufacturing

DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory

$4,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

RR14-Additive Manufacturing

Rolls-Royce Corporation

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$30,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Integration of Phase Transformation Models with Computational Weld Mechanics Software

Siemens

$90,000

Burton, Mark

Analysis of the Need for Water Compelled Rate Analysis for Missouri River Navigation

ECS-GEC JV

DOD – Army – USACE – ERDC – Corps of Engineers Engineer RandD Center

$115,050

Coble, Jamie

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

DOE – PNNL – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$40,000

Coble, Jamie

Information Fusion for Improved Prognostics and Health Management of Military Vehicles

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$200,000

Coder, James

Advanced Aerodynamic Design Center for Ultra-Efficient Commercial Vehicles

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$2,000,936

Costinett, Daniel

Transportation Electrification

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

$14,128

Donovan, David

Ex-Situ Surface Characterization Studies and Boundary Plasma Diagnostic Development for DIII-D

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$271,884

Donovan, David

Collaborative research with ORNL-PPPL and GRA Support for Seungsup Lee

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

$10,105

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

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

$80,000

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

$103,391

Gregor, Jens

IRNC: AMI: The InSight Advanced Performance Measurement System

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$150,465

Han, Lee

Transportation Energy Statistics Analysis – DOE Research Support II

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

$6,460

Han, Lee

Transportation and Energy Statistics Analysis – DOE Research Support III

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

$9,293

Han, Lee

Freight and Passenger Big Data Analysis – DOT Research Support IV

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

$6,345

Hathaway, Jon

Rainfall Interception by Urban Trees

USDA – Forest Service

$24,960

Hazen, Terry

ENIGMA subcontract

DOE – SC – LBL – Lawrence Berkely National Lab – University of California

$42,930

Komistek, Richard

Determination of theoretical in vivo kinematics and kinetics of newly designed TKA using both Forward and Inverse Solution Mathematical Models

DePuy Products Incorporated

$173,589

Lang, Maik

Actinide Materials under Extreme Conditions

Carnegie Institute

DOE – NNSA – National Nuclear Security Administration

$49,412

Li, Xueping

MATI: Maintenance Advance Technology Initiative Project

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

$218,000

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

$125,000

Liaw, Peter

High-Entropy Alloys

Honda R and D Americas, Inc.

$30,000

Liu, Yilu

TERNA Oscillation Study

Electric Power Research Institute

$35,000

Ma, Zhongguo

Development of an Irradiated Minerals, Aggregates, and Concretes (IMAC) Database

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

$5,089

Paddison, Stephen

Elucidating Correlation of Morphology with Charge Transport in Polymerized Ionic Liquids

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$46,942

Rawn, Claudia

Synthesis and Characterization of Components and Interactions of Battery Materials

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

$46,415

Rose, Garrett

Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA)

DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory

$172,561

Rose, Garrett

Foundations of Nanoelectronic Physically Unclonable Computing Systems

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

$291,986

Ruggles, Arthur

HFIR Fuel Cooling COMSOL Modeling of Fuel Defects for Current Fuel Form

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

$13,255

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$666,667

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$666,667

Townsend, Lawrence

IMPROVED NUCLEAR FRAGMENTATION MODELS FOR SPACE RADIATION TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS

NASA – Langley Research Center

$30,000

Trinh, Cong

ViPaRe (Virulent Pathogen Resistance): A highly adaptable defense system against virulent pathogens

DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

$249,842

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

College of Nursing

Bonom, Julie

HRSA Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship Program

HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration

$13,347

Lasater, Karen

Improving Clinical Education for Advanced Practice Nurses through Academic-Practice Partnerships (ICE)

HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration

$647,373

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne

Evaluation of Douglas-Cherokee Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program — Expansion (TOP)

Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority

HHS – OASH – Office of Adolescent Health

$49,243

Hadjiharalambous, Chris

Advanced Nurse Education at Walsh (ANEW)

Walsh University

HHS – HRSA – Health Resources and Services Administration

$24,284

Patterson, David

VMC Matching Funds FY 18

Volunteer Ministry Center

$2,000

Research Centers & Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

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

$60,000

Crosby, Lonnie

Computational study of multicomponent macromolecular & polymer composite materials – Goswami

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

$35,000

Glasby, Ryan

Numerical modeling characterization and analysis of the acoustic/pressure/temperature field and loads generated by current and developmental Barrett suppressor systems

State of Tennessee Appropriations

$130,000

Hall, Howard

UT Radiochemistry Center of Excellence

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$1,000,000

Hall, Howard

UT support of development and testing of enrichment technology and associated monitoring/control systems

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

$1,753

Hall, Howard

Support to the Nuclear Materials Detection and Characterization Group

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

$6,870

Jonsson, Colleen

NIMBioS: National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$3,000,000

Khomami, Bamin

Polymer Synthesis and Characterization

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

$10,640

Loeffler, Frank

Advanced Environmental Molecular Diagnostics to Assess, Monitor, and Predict Microbial Activities at Complicated Chlorinated Solvent Sites

DOD – Army – Department of the Army

$175,904

Riedinger, Leo

Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$8,426

Riedinger, Leo

Travis Lange ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$15,700

Riedinger, Leo

Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$14,052

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA

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

$14,052

Riedinger, Leo

Elizabeth Norred, Bredesen Center ESE GRA

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

$14,214

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Armin Geiger GRA

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

$2,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Lauren Riley

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

$12,574

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Nathan Phillip

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

$14,224

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Adeola Adediran

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

$15,258

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Ashley Cliff

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Erica Grant

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

$36,977

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Zachary Sims

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

$6,287

Riedinger, Leo

Sam Evans – GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$6,382

Riedinger, Leo

William Blake Hawley – GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$5,236

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Jessica Velez

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

$3,785

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Jared Baxter

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

$6,139

Riedinger, Leo

Bresden Center ESE GRA David Reeves

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Emilio Ramirez

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

$55,406

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Sarah Eichler Inwood

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

$21,563

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Keith Britt

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

$21,845

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Mary Alice Cusentino

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

$47,103

Sims, Charles

Ecosystem Services in the Northern Rockies

USDA – Forest Service – Rocky Mountain Research Station (MRS)

$70,000

Wiegand, Krista

Expanding the Issue Correlates of War(ICOW) Dataset

University of North Texas (UNT)

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$28,975

UT Space Institute

Kamali-Moghaddam, Saeed

Confidential

RCI Pharma Development LLC

$1,400

Vakili, Ahmad

Control Vision HSWT Research Phase II

Control Vision, Inc.

$7,767

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$2,123,912

Simpson, Michael

Andrew Lepore – post-doc

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

$51,231

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