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Awards for November 2015

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for November 2015

UTK Awards (11/1/15 – 11/30/15)*

Investigator

Title

Sponsor

Award

College of Arts & Sciences

Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys

Beneficial Plant-Bacterial Interactions

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

$41,265

Allison, David

Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles

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

$30,460

Angst, Michael

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey of Keller Bend (Fort Loudon Reservoir Tennessee River Mile 624.5R), Knox County, Tennessee

GMSO Enterprises, Inc.

$18,676

Cyr, Howard

Geomorphological and Geoarchaeological Analysis of Sediment Cores for he Decatur Toll Road Project, Limestone County, Alabama

Board of Trustees of the University of Alabama (BOT UA)

$20,763

Dolislager, Fredrick; Gross, Louis; Galloway, Leslie; Stewart, Debra

FY2015&2016 RISK INTEGRATION TECHNICAL SUPPORT

DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC

$20,771

Feigerle, Charles

Synthesis of Novel Catalysis

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

$15,186

Feigerle, Charles

Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-induced Evolution of Materials for Energy

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

$133,409

Long, Brian

Redox-Switchable Coordination Catalysis: An Advanced Tool for Catalyst Control and Tailored Polyolefin Synthesis [7.3 Polymer Chemistry: Young Investigators Program]

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$50,000

Matheny, Patrick

Symbiotic ectomycorrhizal fungi in temperate South America – macroecology and evolutionary history from community to landscape scale

University of Florida (UF)

$34,270

McKay, Larry

Paleoflood Field Trip and Workshop

Electric Power Research Institute

$33,615

Mezzacappa, Anthony

New Joint Faculty Appointment

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

$170,080

Moersch, Jeffrey

Assessment of subsurface hydrogen content and geochemical anomalies using the Mars Science Laboratory Dynamic Albedo of Neutrons Experiment

NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

$42,443

Pan, Chongle

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

DOD – Navy – NRL – Naval Research Laboratory

$254,702

Shaw, Shih-Lung

Transportation Research Support – Phase II

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

$10,248

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Chen Qian GRA

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

$16,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Sanjeev Dahal (Ussery lab)

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

$500

Weitering, Harm

Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Recharge Usage

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

$5,000

Weitering, Harm

Electronic Complexity in Epitaxial Rutile Heterostructures

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

$15,886

Weitering, Harm

Theoretical Investigation of electronic and structural properties of two-dimensional semiconductors

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

$7,508

Haslam College of Business

Fox, William; Lemon, Tammy; Carruthers, Celeste

Maintain the Tennessee Longitudinal Data System

Tennessee Department of Education

$34,776

Fox, William; Lemon, Tammy; Carruthers, Celeste; Kessler, Lawrence; Harris, Matthew

Tennessee Workforce Data Quality Initiative

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

$813,465

Zhou, Wenjun

Quantifying Uniqueness and Importance of Skills for Job Titles

CareerBuilder

$5,200

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Anderson Steeves, Elizabeth

Development of a Mobile Food Choice Laboratory

Duke University (DU)

$30,000

Ehrlich, Samantha

Physical Activity in Pregnancy for Intergenerational Obesity Prevention

HHS – NIH – NIDDK – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

$148,159

Erwin, Paul

PPHF 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) – Building and Strengthening Epidemiology, Laboratory and Health Information Systems Capacity in State and Local Health Departments financed solely or in part by PPHF 2014

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture

$25,750

Erwin, Paul; Meschke, Laurie; Ehrlich, Samantha

Population Health Improvement Plans

Tennessee Department of Health

$20,000

Kolvitz, Marcia

Postsecondary Education Center for Individuals who are Deaf

California State University, Northridge (CSUN)

$286,976

Stolz, Heidi

Tennessee Dad: Enhancing Father Engagement with Home Visiting Services

Tennessee Department of Health

$607,500

College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Fundamental Understanding of Welds Made by Very High Power Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Ohio State University (OSU)

$50,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Alloy Design Rules of Additive Manufacturing

DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory

$135,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Additive Manufacturing of Aluminum-alloys for HFIR application.

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

$50,000

Babu, Sudarsanam; Hamel, William

Nuclear Materials Engineering Graduate Assistantship

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

$220,000

Choo, Hahn

High-Performance Magnesium Alloys by Efficient Vapor Phase Processing

Directed Vapor Technologies International, Inc

$148,027

Clarke, David

Support to DOE Project-Shared Freight Transportation and Energy Commodities

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

$4,736

Cole, Gregory; Gregor, Jens

IRNC: AMI: The InSight Advanced Performance Measurement System

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$411,859

Counce, Robert

Evaluation of Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Processing Streams

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

$24,014

Dalhaimer, Paul

Elucidating the effects of patient weight and metabolic state on circulating nanoparticle efficacy

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

$316,817

Dongarra, Jack

PAPI for Aurora

Intel Corporation

$56,000

Dunne, William; Irick, David; Costinett, Daniel; Jin, Mingzhou; Kobza, John; Liaw, Peter; Miller, Laurence; Walford, Graham; Retherford, Jennifer; Upadhyaya, Belle; Coble, Jamie

Senior Design Projects 2016

Electric Power Research Institute

$27,500

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2

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

$5,000

Hayward, Jason

Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1

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

$5,000

Hazen, Terry

Deep Sea Basin Microbiology

BP America

$40,000

Hazen, Terry

ENIGMA subcontract

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

$91,000

Huang, Baoshan; Dong, Qiao

Implementation and Improvement of Pavement & Asset Management Systems in Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Transportation

$112,672

Liu, Yilu

Supporting ORNL in Grid Modeling and Measurement Technology

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

$250,000

Liu, Yilu

Demonstration of Wide-area Oscillation Damping Control Scheme Using Measurement Based Transfer Function Model on CURENT Hardware Testbed

Electric Power Research Institute

$10,000

Nguyen, Ke

Impact of Lube-Oil Contaminants on the Performance of Three-Way Catalysts (TWCs) and Cu-zeolite SCR Catalysts

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

$30,516

Paddison, Stephen

Determination of Fundamental Molecular Aspects of Proton Transfer Systems Consisting of PBI, PFSA, and Water

University of Montpellier

$16,925

Qi, Hairong; Gao, Wei

University–Industry–National Laboratory Partnership to Improve Building Efficiency by Equipment Health Monitoring with Virtual Intelligent Sensing

DOE – SC – ORNL – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$60,000

Rack, Philip

LSU Subcontract to UT Physics forPortion of DOE SISGR Project

Louisiana State University (LSU)

$65,000

Riedinger, Leo; Hines, J; Pevey, Ronald

Moderator Demonstration Facility

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

$42,659

Rose, Garrett

Deep Learning approach on HPC, Neumorphic, and Quantum Computing

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

$22,000

Ruggles, Arthur

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

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

$50,000

Sarles, Stephen

Autonomic Biomolecular Materials for Sensing, Actuation, and Energy Conversion

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech)

$175,000

Sun, Jinyuan; Li, Husheng

InvisibleSensing: Security Through Invisibility for Dynamically Changing Wireless Sensor Networks

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$60,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC

$10,000

Vaidya, Uday

Governor

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

$125,000

Zinkle, Steven

Nuclear Fuels Fundamental Research

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

$12,000

College of Nursing

Mixer, Sandra

Community Partnership for End-of-Life Care in Rural Appalachia

University of Tennessee Foundation

$45,000

College of Social Work

Patterson, David

2015-2016 Homeless Grant

City of Knoxville Community Development Division

$15,000

Patterson, David; Higginbotham, Lisa

Catholic Charities Matching Funds FY15-16 for Knox HUD/HMIS

Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Inc.

$1,000

UTSI

Davenport, Joel

PRF GE Research Support

Aerospace Testing Alliance

$4,000

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie

Beste Catalysis and Electron Transport

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

$50,471

Crosby, Lonnie

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

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

$17,902

Hall, Howard

UTK Support to the Partnership for Nuclear Security 2015

DOS – US Department of State

$772,536

Loeffler, Frank

Identification of Microbes and Pathways for Enhanced Carbon Tetrachloride and Chloroform Biorem

Dupont/Pioneer

$149,999

Riedinger, Leo

Beth Papanek ESE Bredesen Centr GRA

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

$31,533

Riedinger, Leo

Keith Britt ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$36,283

Riedinger, Leo

Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$12,916

Riedinger, Leo

William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center

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

$5,911

Riedinger, Leo

Kristian Myhre ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$40,717

Riedinger, Leo

Emilio Ramirez ESE student Bredesen Center GRA

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

$39,101

Riedinger, Leo

Tracey Wellington Bredesen Center ESE GRA

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

$1,701

Riedinger, Leo

Peter Shankles ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$13,562

Riedinger, Leo

Alex Pawlowski ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$20,065

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA

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

$6,669

Riedinger, Leo

Riddhi Shah ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$31,664

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Eric Muckley GRA

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

$13,192

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Justin Knowles GRA

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

$20,000

Riedinger, Leo

Elizabeth Norred, Bredesen Center ESE GRA

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

$13,406

Ripp, Steven; Hyatt, Philip

BioEnergy Science Center, University of Tennessee, Phase II

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

$22,291

Other

Hodges, Carolyn

Fulbright-HAys Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad

ED – US Dept. of Education

$37,792

* 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