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Awards for May 2015

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for May 2015

 

UTK Award (05/01/15 – 05/31/15) *

INVESTIGATOR

TITLE

SPONSOR

AWARD

College of Architecture and Design

Poole, John

Operating funds in support of Philip Enquist’s Governor’s Chair 14-15

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$20,834

College of Arts and Sciences

Burghardt, Gordon

Studies of black bear play behavior

Wildlife Research Institute *6

$4,000

Burr, Devon

Early Career Fellowship Proposal

NASA

$33,250

Fedo, Christopher

Resolving basaltic sediment characteristics from 2D images using known 3D data: interpreting Mars surface processes from lander imagery

NASA

$71,141

Feigerle, Charles

Synthesis of Novel Catalysis

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$40,000

Feigerle, Charles

Dynamics in Multi-component Polymeric Materials

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$33,309

Gavrilets, Sergey

Modeling the dynamics of conflict and cooperation within and between multifarious social groups

DOD – Army Research Office

$20,000

Grzywacz, Robert; Bingham, Carrol

Support for Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$425,000

Grzywacz, Robert; Grzywacz-Jones, Katherine

Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey/DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$609,643

Hinton, Don

Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

Mathematical Association of America/NSF

$1,400

Lenhart, Suzanne; Day, Judy

Environmental Components in Disease Models

North Carolina State University/NIH

$75,783

Mays, Jimmy

Synthesis of Block Copolymers for Anion Conducting Membranes

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$39,052

McSween, Harry

Achondrite Petrogenesis

NASA – Goddard Space Flight Center/NASA

$100,000

O’Meara, Brian

Collaborative Research: ABI Development: An open infrastructure to disseminate phylogenetics knowledge

NSF

$148,101

Park, Jae

Mechanisms of the programmed cell death of post-embryonic neurons

NIH

$362,133

Phan, Tuoc

Asymptotical stability and regularity theory in nonlinear PDEs

Simons Foundation

$35,000

Plaut, Conrad

Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,000

Sepaniak, Michael

Aging and Analysis of Uranium

DOE – Y-12 Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)

$25,000

Shaw, Shih-Lung

Transportation Research Support

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$11,336

Sokolov, Alexei

Dynamics of Associating Polymers: From Association to Segmental and Chain Relaxations

NSF

$133,000

Sorensen, Soren; Read, Kenneth

Studies of Hot and Dense Nuclear Matter

Dept. of Energy

$410,000

Steadman, Dawnie

Postmortem Interval Determination: A Metabolomics/Lipidomics Approach

Lincoln Memorial University/Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice

$11,888

Stuart, Gregory

A Program of Research and Mentorship on Alcohol Use and Intimate Partner Violence

NIH – National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

$197,605

Taylor, Lawrence

SSERVI Environment and Evolution of Exploration Destinations: Science and Engineering synergism -SEEED.

Brown University – Office of Sponsored Projects/NASA

$13,800

Taylor, Lawrence

Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Sciences (CLASS)

University of Central Florida/NASA

$15,993

Weitering, Hanno

Electronic Complexity in Epitaxial Rutile Heterostructures

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,304

Wilhelm, Steven; Campagna, Shawn; LeCleir, Gary

Effect of the gut microbiota on malaria

University of Louisville/NIH

$136,015

Wilhelm, Steven; Zinser, Erik; Campagna, Shawn; Fozo, Elizabeth

Collaborative research: An integrated approach to understanding the function of the potent hepatotoxin microcystin in the growth & ecology of Microcystis

NSF

$268,929

Zhao, Bin

Thermosensitive Block Copolymers for Digital Printing

Dupont Company

$93,274

Haslam College of Business

Bray, Larry; Burton, Mark

TN Tombigbee Waterway Authority Impact Study

Mississippi State University

$30,000

Bruce, Donald

Families First Case Characteristics SNAP and TANF Study

TN Dept. of Human Services

$238,605

Cathey, Amy

MBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2014 – Spring 2015

DOE – BWXT Y-12/Dept. of Energy

$101,528

Degennaro, Ramon

Reading Group on Entrepreneurial Finance Topics

Charles Koch Foundation

$5,000

Fox, William; Kessler, Lawrence

Tennessee Economic Environment Quarterly Update Reports

Tennessee Secretary of State

$18,000

College of Communication and Information

Suttles, Barbara

Support For Computational Science and Engineering Division-UTBattelle (Nelson)

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$271,968

College of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Brewer, Ernest

Academic Enrichment Upward Bound

Dept. of Education

$347,684

Zhao, Ling

Anti-obesity effects of adipose-targeting resveratrol nanocarriers

Texas Tech University/NIH

$118,625

College of Engineering

Berry, Michael

Graduate Research Assistantship for Master Students (GRAMS) – MSSE

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$9,169

Blalock, Benjamin

Multi-channel Integrated Spectrum Analyzer (MISA)

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$67,737

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

Development of a SiC based high temperature three-phase voltagesource converter with maximum switching speed and adaptive operation capability for high efficiency

II-VI Foundation

$95,000

Bosilca, George

Innovative Computing Laboratory Summer Intern

DOE – BWXT Y-12

$11,340

Bosilca, George; Herault, Thomas

SI2-SSI: Collaborative Research: Task-based Environment for Scientific Simulation at Extreme Scale (TESSE)

NSF

$1,178,068

Clarke, David

Database Applications

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$5,968

Coble, Jamie

Enhanced Risk Monitors with Integrated Equipment Condition Assessment

DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$30,000

Dongarra, Jack; Bosilca, George

Fault Resilience Communication

Japan Science and Technology Agency

$173,780

Egami, Takeshi

Neutron Scattering Study of Localized Atomic Vibration

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$4,999

Fu, Joshua

Air quality assessment to MeadWestvaco on potential VOC emission controls in Beijing, China

MeadWestvaco, Inc.

$98,575

Hall, Howard

A Bayesian Approach to Broad-Area Nuclear/Radiological Search Operations

Defense Threat Reduction Agency

$84,052

Hall, Howard; Heilbronn, Lawrence; Wirth, Brian; Ruggles, Arthur; Sickafus, Kurt; Counce, Robert

UT Radiochemistry Center of Excellence

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$1,200,000

Hayward, Jason

Neutron Scattering Instrumentation Research and Development for High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Imaging at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

DOE – Office of Science

$150,000

Irick, David

Automotive Support for Turbocharger Project

BorgWarner, Inc.

$18,847

Kihm, Kenneth

proprietary funding source

proprietary funding source

$30,000

Li, Husheng

Collaborative Research: Physical Dynamics Aware Coding for Communications in Cyber Physical Systems: Analysis, Algorithms and Implementation

NSF

$8,000

Maldonado, Guillermo

VVER 1000 Computational Modeling and Benchmark Calculations

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$51,020

Mench, Matthew

Support of IAHE Activities

International Association for Hydrogen Energy

$25,000

Ostrowski, James

Collaborative Research: Almost Symmetric Integer Programs

NSF

$5,000

Peterson, Gregory

Joint Institute for Computational Sciences Proposal to NSF05-625: High Performace Computing System Acquisition: Towards a Petascale Computing Environ

NSF

$2,980,790

Sangoro, Joshua

Ion dynamics and charge transport in ultrathin films of polymerized ionic liquids

NSF

$348,000

Sawhney, Rapinder

Personal Credit Modeling Based on Social Network

VPAL Laboratory, Inc *6

$60,000

Skutnik, Steven

Migration of Used Nuclear Fuel Storage Data to the ORNL Unified Database

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$3,592

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

Dominion Power

$100,000

Townsend, Lawrence

Additional Improvements to the HZETRN Code and the NUCFRG2 Database

NASA – Langley Research Center

$45,000

Wirth, Brian; Maingi, Rajesh

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

DOE – Office of Science

$180,000

Zhao, Xiaopeng

Collaborative Research: Hybrid Bifurcation with Applications in Cardiac Dynamics

NSF

$10,000

UTK-College of law

Kuney, George

Y-12/UT Law Field Placement Program

DOE – BWXT Y-12

$35,016

College of Social Work

Davis, Cindy; Moore, Matthew

Distress Screening and Traumatic Stress in Oncology Social Work

American Cancer Society

$40,000

Patterson, David

KARM 2014 Matching Funds for Knox HUD/HMIS

Knox Area Rescue Ministries

$5,000

UTSI

Chen, Ying-Ling

A Quantitative Purkinje Technique For ll Early Cataract Detection

Swift-Info Technology

$100,000

Schmisseur, John

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

DOD – Office Of Naval Research

$397,150

Other

Stewart, Joseph

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

DOD – Dept. of the Air Force

$388,287

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$26,221

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Aziz Urban Mobility & Energy

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$35,000

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

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

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$39,214

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Machine Learning Based Network Intrusion Detection-Martin

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$10,137

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Assist NCCS at ORNL- McNally

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$37,222

Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS}

Assist NCCS at ORNL- Whitt

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$28,267

Glasby, Ryan {JICS/JICS}

CFD Code Development and Testing – Phase 1

Centrus Energy Corporation/Dept. of Energy

$10,000

Jakowski, Jacek {JICS/JICS}

Jakowski NWChem Collaboration with Pacific Northwest National Lab

DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab

$15,432

Murray, Matthew {Baker Center/Baker Center}; Sims, Charles {Baker Center/Baker Center}

To Conduct An Examination Of The Economic Impact Of Ucor On Anderson, Knox And Roane Counties And The State Of Tennessee

DOE – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR)/DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$20,962

Peterson, Gregory {JICS/JICS}

2015 International HPC Summer School

NSF

$98,792

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$34,952

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Roisin Langan

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,678

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

ESE Bredesen Center Carly McKown GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,678

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$31,660

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Robert Brese

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$30,774

Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center}

Bredesen Center ESE Clarissa Bleker GRA

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$33,228

Sayler, Gary {JIBS/CEB}

BioEnergy Science Center, University of Tennessee, Phase II

DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$131,029

MultiCollege/Center

Rashidi, Abbas(Engr); Wright, Courtney(C&I)

ComCon Summit: Innovative Professional Workshop Series to Enhance Communication Skills Pertinent to Construction Engineering Students

Engineering Information Foundation

$24,993

Vishnivetskaya, Tatiana(CEB); Lloyd, Karen(A&S)

IRES: Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Microbiology and Biogeosciences of Siberian Deep Subsurface Permafrost

NSF

$249,987

* 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 June 1, 2015
  6. Sponsor name might be changed at a later date because the official name has not yet been set up in the system as of June 1, 2015.