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Awards for May 2017

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for May 2017

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences

Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys

Real Time Chemotaxis in Commensal Plant-microbe Associations

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$6,872

Angst, Michael

Analysis of Lithic Material From a Site on Chilhowee Reservoir, Tennessee

Legacy Research

$2,327

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey for Proposed Improvements to the City Of Knoxville’s Lakeshore Public Park, Fort Loudoun Reservoir, Tennessee River Mile 639.9-640.4R , Knox County, Tennessee

City of Knoxville

$10,847

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Surveys for Proposed Improvements to the City of Knoxville’s Lakeshore Public Park Along Fourth Creek, Fort Loudoun Reservoir, Knox County, Tennessee

City of Knoxville

$6,033

Buchan, Alison

Tennessee Aquarium Microbiome Pilot Project

Tennessee Aquarium

$11,470

Christian, Michelle

Doctoral Dissertation Research: Black Knoxville: At The Intersection of Race and Region

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$7,173

Dolislager, Fredrick

Hosting and Maintenance of an Alaska-Specific Risk-Based Cleanup Levels Calculator

State of Alaska

$3,000

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$2,596

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$2,596

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$2,596

Dolislager, Fredrick

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$1

Dolislager, Fredrick

Risk Integration Technical Suppot for FY17 – FY20

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$10,385

Feller, Daniel

The Papers of Andrew Jackson

Tennessee Historical Commission

$1,595

Gordon, Kristina

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

Helen Ross McNabb Center

$5,000

Gordon, Kristina

Grad student clinical placement at Cornerstone of Recovery

Cornerstone of Recovery

$36,000

Gross, Louis

UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses

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

$58,000

Grzywacz, Robert

Support for Joint Institute for Nuclear Physics and Applications

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

$215,811

Hollenbach, Kandace

Paleoethnobotanical Analysis, 40BT8, Blount County, Tennessee

Legacy Research

$3,959

Lentz, Eric

Impact of Stellar structure on Core-collapse Supernovae and their Ejecta

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$15,120

MacLean, Calvin

Arts & Heritage FY17

Arts and Heritage Fund

$6,401

McSween, Harry

Participation in DAWN Science Team

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$12,814

Moersch, Jeffrey

From Habitability to Biosignatures: Changing Planetary Environments and the Fingerprints of Life

SETI Institute

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$60,207

Moore, Todd

Practicum Research for Clinical Psychology

Positively Living

$37,000

Sorensen, Soren

Studies of Hot and Dense Nuclear Matter

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$478,000

Taylor, Lawrence

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

Brown University (BU)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$15,150

Thomson, Bradley

High resolution topography and radar observations of lunar craters and cratered surfaces

NASA – Marshall Space Flight Center

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$39,020

Van de Moortel, Aleydis

Mitrou Archaeological Project

Institute for Aegean Prehistory (INSTAP)

$28,000

Vogt, Frank

CDS&E: Enhancing Analyses of Live Biosamples through Chemometric Modeling of Chemical Interactions with their Environment

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$169,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Chen Qian GRA

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

$20,691

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research Villalobos

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

$6,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Sanjeev Dahal (Ussery lab)

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

$12,255

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Sanjeev Dahal (Ussery lab)

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

$32,685

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Research Scientist I

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

$29,922

Wilhelm, Steven

REU Site: Microbial community interactions and functions

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,674

Zhao, Bin

Silicon Nanoparticles as Anode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries

DOE – SC – ANL – Argonne National Lab

$46,000

Haslam College of Business

Bruce, Donald

Families First Research, Evaluation, and Forecasting

Tennessee Department of Human Services

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$225,000

Fox, William

Conduct the Moving Forward Revenue Study (Phase II) for the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

$100,000

Fox, William

Child Care Market Rate Analysis for the Tennessee Department of Human Services

Tennessee Department of Human Services

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$29,400

Noon, Charles

Contractor Assurance Business Analytics Graduate Students

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

$17,630

Noon, Charles

PAID – Predictive Analytics and Interactive Dashboards

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

$79,583

College of Communication and Information

Allard, Suzanne

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

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

$48,679

College of Education, Health &Human Services

Crawford, Lisa

Partners in Education (PIE) Conference Support

Tennessee Department of Education

ED – US Dept. of Education

$1,308,909

McIntyre, James

Advocacy – SCORE Strategic Planning Work (Targeted Innovation Efforts)

State Collaborative on Reforming Education

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

$163,024

Wolbers, Kimberly

An Efficacy Study of Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction (SIWI): Teacher development and student outcomes

ED – IES – Institute of Education Sciences

$711,356

Tickle College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Rationalization of Crystallographic Texture Evolution in Nickel Based Superalloys during Repair by Direct Energy Deposition Process

Rolls-Royce Corporation

$70,000

Blache, Klaus

Y-12: Infrastructure Internships Y/PM-17-035

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

$47,234

Chakraborty, Subhadeep

Additive Manufacturing Development of Naval Platform Heat Exchangers

Applied Optimization, Inc.

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$18,969

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information

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

$18,787

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Web Site

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

$28,064

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG

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

$21,106

Clarke, David

DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information & Market Research

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

$37,788

Clarke, David

Fuel Economy Guide

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

$36,775

Coder, James

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

University of Tennessee – Space Institute

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$32,500

Compton, Brett

Themoset Composite Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Honeywell Federal Management and Technologies, LLC

$55,000

Costinett, Daniel

Comprehensive Design Leveraging Wide Bandgap Devices to Enable High Power, High Efficiency Wireless Charging of Electric Vehicles

II-VI Foundation

$95,000

Counce, Robert

Enabling Science for Redox Flow Batteries based on Room Temperature Ionic Liquids (Paragraph 7.2, Electrochemistry)

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$10,000

Dongarra, Jack

Extreme-scale Scientific Software Development Kit for the Exascale Computing Project: xSDK4ECP

DOE – NNSA – Sandia National Lab

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$229,000

Dongarra, Jack

Production-ready, Exascale-Enabled, Krylov Solvers (PEEKS) for Exascale Computing

DOE – NNSA – Sandia National Lab

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$275,000

Donovan, David

PPPL LTX-Beta UTNE Grad Student Support – Anurag Maan

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

$68,982

Faber, Courtney

Collaborative Research: Supporting Agency among Early Career Engineering Education Faculty in Diverse Institutional Contexts

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$71,682

Fathy, Aly

Confidential

MaXentric Technologies, LLC

DOD – SEC – MDA – Missile Defense Agency

$30,000

Hamel, William

Multi: Source/Feedstock/ Meter-Scale METAL AM Machine

Wolf Robotics

National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining

$40,000

Han, Lee

Research & Analysis Support to Non-Federal Sponsored Project

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

$4,470

Hathaway, Jon

Optimizing Urban Infrastructure Resilience in the Face of Climate Change Uncertainty

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$16,000

Hayward, Jason

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

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$150,000

Li, Fangxing

Graph Computing Based Large-Scale Power Flow Calculation with Multi-Terminal HVDC Systems

Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America

$100,000

Li, Fangxing

Extended Kalman Filter for Power System Wide-Area Oscillation Monitoring

Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute North America

$49,712

Liu, Yong

Frequency Response Assessment and Improvement of Three Major North American Interconnections due to High Penetrations of Photovoltaic Generation

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

None

$78,241

Loeffler, Frank

Validating the use of engineered sorbents to sequester mercury released from contaminated soils and sediments

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

$35,900

Ostrowski, James

Cognitive EMS

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

$9,939

Stein, Gila

Collaborative Research: Universal Processing Approaches for Functional Brush-like Polymer Surfaces

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$12,000

Stein, Gila

Predictive Semiconductor Lithography based on Theoretically-Informed Reaction-Diffusion Models

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$6,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

Ensuring Resilient Operation of the Future Power System with High Levels of Renewables using Switched Mode Devices

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$358,152

Townsend, Lawrence

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Measurement Investigation Science Mission Phase

University of New Hampshire (UNH)

NASA – Goddard Space Flight Center

$51,870

Vaidya, Uday

Next generation Cyanate Ester Resin and Composites

State of Tennessee Appropriations

$140,335

Wirth, Brian

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

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$176,582

Zinkle, Steven

Advanced Fuel Forms for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Applications

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$74,000

College of Law

Kuney, George

Law Students 2017 Program Integration Technology Transfer & Development

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

$12,802

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne

TN DHS — TPOPS (Clear Wrap) FY14

Tennessee Department of Human Services

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$202,687

Cunningham, Maryanne

DHS Child Care Assessment Supportive Services Program (STARS) FY18

Tennessee Department of Human Services

HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families

$955,000

Research Centers & Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie

Mitchell HPC Project

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

$6,630

Crosby, Lonnie

Visual Analytics Tools – Halsey

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

$17,319

Crosby, Lonnie

Large-Scale Computational Molecular Dynamics

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

$43,591

Gao, Yanfei

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

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

$48,682

Gavrilets, Sergey

High-performance computing for agent-based modeling of between-group conflicts

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$154,253

Glasby, Ryan

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

University of Tennessee – Space Institute

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$25,000

Gross, Louis

Mathematics support for spatio-temporal population and population dynamics modeling and simulation

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

$13,466

Hale-Salvo, Hannah

University of Tennessee Support for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP).

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

$57,086

Hall, Howard

UT Radiochemistry Center of Excellence

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$200,000

Millet, Larry

A Microfluidic Platform for Identifying Radiation/Nuclear Countermeasures for Emergency Situations

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

$30,000

Riedinger, Leo

Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Stephen Signore ESE Bredesen Center Graduate Research Assistant

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

$34,464

Riedinger, Leo

Seong Jin An ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$3,143

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA

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

$11,393

Riedinger, Leo

Robert Moseley, ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$25,494

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Robert Brese

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

$56,210

Riedinger, Leo

Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA

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

$14,053

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kristine Cabugao

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

$59,019

Riedinger, Leo

Maximiliano Ferrari GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$37,206

Riedinger, Leo

Sudershan Gangrade GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$1,000

Wong, Kwai

REU Site : Research Experiences in Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (RECSEM)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$359,426

Research Centers & Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie

Mitchell HPC Project

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

$6,630

Crosby, Lonnie

Visual Analytics Tools – Halsey

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

$17,319

Crosby, Lonnie

Large-Scale Computational Molecular Dynamics

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

$43,591

Gao, Yanfei

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

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

$48,682

Gavrilets, Sergey

High-performance computing for agent-based modeling of between-group conflicts

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$154,253

Glasby, Ryan

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

University of Tennessee – Space Institute

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$25,000

Gross, Louis

Mathematics support for spatio-temporal population and population dynamics modeling and simulation

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

None

$13,466

Hale-Salvo, Hannah

University of Tennessee Support for Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s International Nuclear Safeguards Engagement Program (INSEP).

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

$57,086

Hall, Howard

UT Radiochemistry Center of Excellence

DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration

$200,000

Millet, Larry

A Microfluidic Platform for Identifying Radiation/Nuclear Countermeasures for Emergency Situations

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

$30,000

Riedinger, Leo

Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$10,000

Riedinger, Leo

Stephen Signore ESE Bredesen Center Graduate Research Assistant

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

$34,464

Riedinger, Leo

Seong Jin An ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$3,143

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA

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

$11,393

Riedinger, Leo

Robert Moseley, ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$25,494

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Robert Brese

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

$56,210

Riedinger, Leo

Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA

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

$14,053

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kristine Cabugao

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

$59,019

Riedinger, Leo

Maximiliano Ferrari GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$37,206

Riedinger, Leo

Sudershan Gangrade GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$1,000

Wong, Kwai

REU Site : Research Experiences in Computational Science, Engineering, and Mathematics (RECSEM)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$359,426

UT Space Institute

Schmisseur, John

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

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$181,533

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$222,309

 

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