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Awards for November 2014

The following awards were granted in November, 2014. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

Spreadsheet: Awards for November 2014

UTK Award (11/01/2014 – 11/30/2014) *

INVESTIGATOR TITLE SPONSOR AWARD
College of Arts and Sciences
Burr, Devon An Integrated Study of the Evolution of Cerberus Fossae, Mars: Fracture Mechanics, Volcanology, and Megafloods University of Idaho/NASA $44,106.00
Elias, Dwayne Biogeochemical Framework to Evaluate Mercury Methylation Potential During in-situ Remediation of Contaminated Sediments Duke University/NIH – National Institute of Environmental Sciences $56,700.00
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of 1JE391, Jefferson County, AL University of Alabama $2,399.00
Hollenbach, Kandace Documenting the Historical Landscape of the Battle of Fort Sanders Dept. of Interior – National Park Service $45,130.00
Hollenbach, Kandace Phase I archaeological Survey of KUB Gas Main Corridor, Knox County, Tennessee Gresham,Smith and Partners $4,016.00
Loeffler, Frank Performance Assessment of Past Bioremediation Approaches for Chlorinated Solvent Source Zones CB&I Federal Services, LLC/Dept. of Defense $17,439.00
Long, Brian Redox-Switchable Coordination Catalysis: An Advanced Tool for Catalyst Control and Tailored Polyolefin Synthesis [7.3 Polymer Chemistry: Young Investigators Program] Army Research Office $50,000.00
Mccracken, Gary Subcontract with University of Southern California, Santa Cruz: The Effect of Sociality on Transmission and Spread of a Multi-host Pathogen The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz/NSF $70,482.00
Moersch, Jeffrey Search for Aqueous Minerals With Mars Exploration Rover Mini-TES Experiment NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory $20,000.00
Pan, Chongle; Hettich, Robert Linking phylogenetic identity and biogeochemical function of uncultivated marine microbes with novel mass spectrometry techniques Oregon State University/Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation $101,835.00
Papenbrock, Thomas; Nazarewicz, Witold RIKEN/RIA Theory Center Dept. of Energy -$130.00
Sepaniak, Michael Separation Chemistry and Spectrometry for Nuclear Forensic Analysis. DOE – BWXT Y-12 $57,974.00
Shaw, Shih-Lung Transportation Research Support DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $6,704.00
Shaw, Shih-Lung Ecosystem Functional Testing Platform for Community Land Model û Phase III DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $41,844.00
Smith, Jeremy Post-Doc Steve Tomanicek DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,420.40
Steadman, Dawnie Postmortem Interval Determination: A Metabolomics/Lipidomics Approach Lincoln Memorial University/DOJ – National Institute Of Justice $88,380.00
Vonarnim, Albrecht manesh shah DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000.00
College of Communication and Information
Suttles, Barbara Support for Biological and Environmental Research Information System (BERIS)- Communications and Management Expert DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $49,689.00
Suttles, Barbara Fort Campbell Energy Management Program Database Migration and Upgrade DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/Dept. of Energy $28,642.00
College of Education, Health and Human Sciences
Fussell, Elizabeth; Wilhoit, Brian; Cihak, David; Gibbons, Melinda Future Program Dept. of Education $315,260.00
Moran, Mary A Competency-Based Licensure Model for Head Start Teachers Knox County Schools/HHS – Administration for Children and Families $15,000.00
Mulligan, Geraldine; Kohring, Aaron The Boling Center University of Tennessee – Health Science Center/U.S. Administration on Developmental Disabilities $64,783.00
Raynor, Hollie Increasing Sleep Duration: A Novel Approach to Weight Control Miriam Hospital $5,605.00
Skolits, Gary Evaluation of TEACH Project – Extension of Contract University of Louisiana at Monroe/Dept. of Education $50,000.00
College of Engineering
Babu, Sudarsanam; Zinkle, Steven; Rawn, Claudia; Pharr, George; Hu, Anming Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Institute American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Insitute (ALMMII)/Office Of Naval Research $57,300.00
Bhat, Gajanan Value-added Cotton Rich Nonwovens by incorporating Cotton Fibers in Meltblown Webs Cotton, Inc. $24,497.00
Choo, Hahn High-Performance Magnesium Alloys and Composites by Efficient Vapor Phase Processing Directed Vapor Technologies International, Inc/Army Research Office $53,665.00
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Guide DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $53,528.00
Clarke, David DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $24,516.00
Dongarra, Jack Keeneland: National Institute for Experimental Computing Georgia Institute of Technology-Electrical and Computer Engr $87,800.00
Ekici, Kivanc Bifurcating Heat Exchanger Efficiency Simulations DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,495.00
Fu, Joshua Assistance of Air Benefit and Attainment Assessment and Cost Analysis System Chang Jung Christian University/Taiwan Environmental Protection Adminstration $16,000.00
George, Easo Silicon Effects in Iridium Alloys DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $22,103.00
Greene, David Research and Analysis for Hydrogen Systems and Vehicle Technologies Argonne National Laboratory/Dept. of Energy $21,500.00
Gregor, Jens Trustworthy Vehicle Computing System — Analysis System Design and Development DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,737.00
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2 DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000.00
Hayward, Jason Gamma ray imaging experimental support for nuclear safeguards and security applications DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,352.00
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1 DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000.00
Irick, David Advanced Vehicle Systems Technical Support DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $39,938.00
Liaw, Peter Developing Advanced Light-Weight High-Entropy Alloys: Modeling and Experiments Army Research Office $74,446.00
Liaw, Peter Corrosion Studies of LiH DOE – BWXT Y-12 $80,792.00
Mandrus, David EFRI 2-DARE: Spin-Valley Coupling for Photonic and Spintronic Devices University of Washington/NSF $57,892.00
Melcher, Charles Lu-free Scintillators for PET Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc./NIH $25,000.00
Paddison, Stephen First principles modeling of cation (H+, Li+, and Na+) transport in solid polymer electrolytes Dept. of the Army $95,568.00
Penumadu, Dayakar The Effects of Sea Water on Composite Facing Sandwich Layups, and of Polymeric Composites for Naval Applications. Office Of Naval Research/Dept. of the Navy $20,000.00
Peterson, Gregory XSEDE: eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment University of Illinois/NSF $1,670,500.00
Rack, Philip ORNL IGZO transistors DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $80,000.00
Rack, Philip; Noh, Joo Hyon Thin Film Transistor and Sensor Development Flexible Substrates DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,998.00
Rack, Philip; Srijanto, Bernadeta Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,011.98
Ragauskas, Arthur Chemical Pretreatment and Characterization of Biomass Samples for Dynamic Visualization of Ligncellulose Degradation by yIntegration of Neutron Scattering Imaging and Computer Simulation DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $80,000.00
Terpstra, Daniel; Peterson, Gregory A Co-Design Approach for Advances in Software and Hardware Iowa State University/Air Force Office Scientific Reseach $196,628.00
Tolbert, Leon Graduate Research Assistantship for Master Students (GRAMS) – MSSE DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,987.00
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network Huawei Technologies $9,980.00
Truster, Timothy Implementation of Crystal Plasticity in WARP3D – Phase II DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,000.00
Weber, William IBML Use for ORNL EDDE EFRC Project DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $119,200.00
Wirth, Brian Modeling Nuclear Fuels Performance: Pellet Clad Interaction DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $44,266.00
Zhang, Yanwen Program Management Support for Nuclear and Fusion Energy Applications DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,000.00
College of Nursing
Hutson, Sadie Investigation of Potential Cancer Clusters at Pikeville Medical Center Oak Ridge Associated Universities/Pikeville Medical Center $12,822.00
College of Social Work
Cunningham, Maryanne; Hadjiharalambous, Chris Evaluation of Douglas-Cherokee Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program – Year 4 Douglas-Cherokee Economic Authority/HHS – Office of Adolescent Health $12,000.00
Cunningham, Maryanne; King, Janet FY 15 Boys and Girls Clubs Program Assessment Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley $12,643.00
Dukes, Denzel; Hemmelgarn, Anthony; Cunningham, Maryanne; Cheatham, Joanna Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center National Safe Place/HHS $100,000.00
Wodarski, John; Macmaster, Samuel Using New Media to Reach African American and Hispanic/Latino MSM HHS – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services $125,000.00
Other
Gard, Brian HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN Tennessee Office of Homeland Security-Tennessee Emergency Management Agency/Dept. of Homeland Secutiry – FEMA $63,000.00
Campus Centers and Institutes
Crosby, Lonnie (JICS/JICS) Fabrication and testing of novel sources of entangled photons DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $47,517.00
Hall, Howard (Baker Center/Baker Center) Technical Evaluations of Nonproliferation Strategies and Technologies DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/National Nuclear Security Administration $6,532.00
Halloy, Christian (JICS/JICS) Beste Catalysis and Electron Transport DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $115,541.00
Hazlewood, Victor (JICS/JICS) XD Technology Audit and Insertion Service University of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign/NSF $59,895.00
Riedinger, Leo (Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center) Kyle Sander Bredesen Center ESE DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,744.50
Riedinger, Leo (Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center) Keith Britt ESE GRA Bredesen Center DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,419.00
Riedinger, Leo (Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center) Erik Walker ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,893.91
Riedinger, Leo (Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center) Guinevere Shaw ESE Bredesen Center DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,093.00
Riedinger, Leo (Bredesen Center/Bredesen Center) Ryan Hansen – Research Scientist 1 for the Bredesen Center DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,392.00
MultiCollege/Center
Ostrowski, James(Engr); Halloy, Christian(JICS) Beste Catalysis and Electron Transport DOE – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $72,143.00