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Awards for October 2015

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for October 2015

UTK Award (10/1/15 – 10/31/15)

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 – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$29,166

College of Arts and Sciences

Angst, Michael

Archaeological Survey Investigations of Site 40KN221, The Campbell Station Inn/Avery Russell Site, Farragut, Knox County, Tennessee

Town of Farragut

$7,458

Barnes, Craig

Purification of Zirconium Tetrachloride (ZrCl4) from UNF Cladding

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$296,313

Bartmess, John

Abstraction and Evaluation of Thermochemical Data for Gas Phase Anions and Anion Clusters, for the NIST Webbook

DOC – NIST – National Institute of Standards and Technology

$20,386

Calhoun, Tessa

Adaptive Biosystems Imaging

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

$47,052

Cormier, Thomas; Read, Kenneth; Sorensen, Soren

ALICE Barrel Tracking Upgrade

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$215,000

Cyr, Howard

Geoarchaeological Deep Testing of the Upper Sand Mountain Gas District’s Gas Line Within the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Guntersville Reservoir in Jackson County, Alabama

Upper Sand Mountain Gas District

$23,923

Dadmun, Mark

Combined Temperature and Humidity Control to Tune Latent Fingermark Development by Superglue Fuming

DOJ – OJP – National Institute Of Justice

$264,842

Greene, Geoffrey

SNS Accumulator Ring

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

$39,873

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

UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses

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

$146,250

Jenkins, David

All Optical Determination of Isotopic Enrichment of Actinides

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

$49,668

Kenyhercz, Michael; Steadman, Dawnie

Expanding on Total Body Score with Use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

DOJ – OJP – National Institute Of Justice

$250,024

Lloyd, Karen

Southeastern Biogeochemistry Symposium supplemental funding

Oak Ridge Associated Universities

$3,500

McCracken, Gary

The effect of winter emergence and foraging on the susceptibility of Southeastern bats to Pseudogymnoascus destructans: Implications for conservation and management.

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture

$50,525

McSween, Harry

THEMIS Science Team Member for Mars Odyssey Spacecraft

Arizona State University (ASU)

$50,000

Mengesha, Tadele

Mathematical Theory of Peridynamics and Nonlocal Models

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$39,021

Moersch, Jeffrey

Next Generation Neutron and Gamma-Ray Spectrometer for Planetary Spacecraft

Arizona State University (ASU)

$11,194

Plaut, Conrad

Moment methods for transport equations

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

$22,349

Shaw, Shih-Lung

Transportation Research Support

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

$1,994

Siopsis, George

Governor’s School for the Sciences and Governor’s School for Engineering

Tennessee Department of Education

$368,572

Sokolov, Alexei

New Paradigms in Passive Polymer Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation

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

$45,359

Taylor, Lawrence

Center for Lunar and Asteroid Surface Sciences (CLASS)

University of Central Florida (UCF)

$18,007

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Weili GRA

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

$9,000

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research – Qian Zhang

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

$500

Wang, Dali; Wong, Kwai; Gao, Wei

A Pilot Study on An Agent-Based Simulation and Analysis Framework Development using FLAME

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

$88,786

Williams, Richard

Operation and Maintenance of CTBTO Auxiliary Seismic Station AS107/TKL

Southern Methodist University (SMU)

$11,700

Zhao, Bin; Dai, Sheng

Hybrid Ionic-Nano-Additives for Engine Lubrication to Improve Fuel Efficiency

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$463,510

Haslam College of Business

Fu, Joshua

Economic Value of Water Infrastructure Resilience: Methodology & Proof of Concept

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

$44,000

College of Communication and Information

Allard, Suzanne; Tenopir, Carol

University of New Mexico DataONE subcontract

University of New Mexico (UNM)

$532,942

Hutchison, Joan

Facilitating Knowledge Building in Cooperative Learning of Statistics in Teams with Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Hearing Students

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

$60,567

Swan, Norman

2016 US Embassy -Swan- Croatia

US Embassy – Croatia

$6,209

College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences

Antun, John

Culinary Training for Pellissippi State Community College – Associate Degree Program

Pellissippi State Community College (PSTCC)

$434,592

Brewer, Ernest

Veterans Upward Bound Program

ED – US Dept. of Education

$315,916

Brewer, Ernest

Upward Bound Math and Science Program

ED – US Dept. of Education

$297,034

Brewer, Ernest

Educational Opportunity Center

ED – US Dept. of Education

$451,653

Colby, Sarah

SNAP & EFNEP Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Center of Excellence

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture

$39,965

Dunn, Patrick; Smith, David

Long-Term Training: Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf

ED – OSERS – Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services

$148,443

Kohring, Aaron

LINCS Regional Professional Development Centers Program

ED – US Dept. of Education

$284,750

Wolbers, Kimberly

National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities, Fellowships

Salus University

$143,680

College of Engineering

Babu, Sudarsanam

Development of Novel Functionally Graded Transition Joints for Improving the Creep Strength of Dissimilar Metal Welds in Nuclear Applications

Lehigh University (LU)

$105,083

Babu, Sudarsanam

Characterization of Flash Processed Steels for Automotive Applications – Technical Support for SFP Works LLC

SFP Works, LLC

$120,000

Babu, Sudarsanam

Novel Designs for Creep Resistant (Fe-Cr-Al) Ferritic Alloys with Stable Precipitates

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

$25,000

Chen, Chien-Fei

Collaborative Research: CRISP Type 2: Revolution through Evolution: A Controls Approach to Improve how Society Interacts with Electricity

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$199,954

Coble, Jamie

AF151-167: Prognostic Scheduling

Global Technology Connection Inc

$10,001

Coble, Jamie

Process Monitoring to Support Cylinder Counting

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

$20,000

DeSmidt, Hans

Modeling Refinements for the Comprehensive Variable-Speed Rotorcraft Propulsion Modeling (CVSRPM) Tool

Pennsylvania State University (PSU)

$14,999

Dongarra, Jack; Bosilca, George

Unified Common Communication Substrate (UCCS)

DOE – SC – ORNL – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$17,000

Egami, Takeshi

Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses

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

$50,000

Frymier, Paul; Brothers, Ernest

Graduate Assistance in the Area of Need: A Teaching and Research Program for Creating Advanced Materials Experts at the University of Tennessee

ED – US Dept. of Education

$196,852

Gangaware, Timothy

Knox County MOU and Work Orders – Adopt-A-Watershed

Knox County

$83,950

Han, Lee

Passenger and Freight Transportation Policy Analysis

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

$10,972

Hayward, Jason

Alternative Detector System to Replace He-3 Detectors for Neutron Sciences

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

$36,857

Hayward, Jason

Imaging a Dry Storage Cask with Cosmic Ray Muons

Oregon State University

$79,168

Hayward, Jason; Qi, Hairong

Investigation of DEtectors, Algorithms, and Systems for Wearable Intelligent Nuclear Detection (IDEAS for WIND)

DHS – US Dept. of Homeland Security

$349,999

Hazen, Terry

Administrative Support for East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

$43,939

He, Qiang

Baseline Studies of Indicator Organisms and Pathogenic Organisms

Ensafe Inc

$206,156

Irick, David

EcoCAR2 ENGINEERING GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT FELLOWSHIP

American Society for Engineering Education

$40,000

Khomami, Bamin

VO2 Nanoparticle Nearfield Characterization

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

$7,069

Komistek, Richard; Hamel, William

In vivo determination of THA kinematics and sound for normal, diseased and implanted hips

DePuy Synthes

$298,056

Li, Fangxing

Management and Optimization of VAR under Future Transmission Infrastructure and High-penetration Renewable Generations

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

$50,000

Li, Husheng

CPS: Breakthrough: An Entropy Framework for Communications and Dynamics Interdependancy in Cyber Physical Systems: Analysis, Design and Implementation

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$395,432

Li, Husheng

NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Network Economics for SecondarySpectrum Ecosystem

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$227,524

Li, Husheng

NeTS: Small: Towards Efficient and Reliable CommunicationInfrastructure for Network Controlled Cyber Physical Systems withApplication in Smart Grids

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$300,000

Mandrus, David

Correlated and Complex Materials

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

$19,410

Meek, Thomas

Urania-based Direct Conversion Neutron Detectors

DOD – SEC – DTRA – Defense Threat Reduction Agency

$261,851

Rack, Philip

Self and Directed Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles and Correlation of their Plasmonic Behavior

University of Notre Dame

$37,460

Rack, Philip

CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Cyber-physical digital microfluidics based on active matrix electrowetting technology: software-programmable high-density pixel arrays

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$299,999

Rack, Philip; Srijanto, Bernadeta

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

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

$28,000

Rawn, Claudia; Barashev, Alexander

Computational Materials Science Investigation of the Effects of Nuclear Irradiation on Structural Materials

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

$12,690

Sun, Jinyuan; Li, Husheng

InvisibleSensing: Security Through Invisibility for Dynamically Changing Wireless Sensor Networks

DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office

$28,000

TerMaath, Stephanie

LS-Dyna analysis support

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

$2,041

Tolbert, Leon

Microgrid Control and Protection

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

$57,975

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

Electric Power Research Institute

$40,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority

$50,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

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

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

$50,000

Tomsovic, Kevin; Liu, Yilu; Wang, Fei; Tolbert, Leon; Li, Fangxing

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

ISO New England

$10,000

Tomsovic, Kevin; Liu, Yilu; Wang, Fei; Tolbert, Leon; Li, Fangxing

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$2,000,000

Vaidya, Uday

Governor

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

$75,000

Wang, Fei

Investigation of Advanced Power Module Packaging Technologies

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

$43,245

Weber, William

IBML Use for ORNL EDDE EFRC Project

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

$119,200

Wirth, Brian

Modeling irradiation creep of FeCrAl alloys

Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC

$120,500

Wood, Richard

Development and Demonstration of a Model Based Assessment Approach for Qualification of Embedded Digital Devices in Nuclear Power Applications

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$336,166

Wu, Jie

Rapid, low-cost, field-deployable diagnostic device for viral infectious diseases in animals

University of Tennessee – Institute of Agriculture

$146,945

Yan, Jiaqiang

SPIN-ORBIT COUPLING IN CORRELATED MATERIALS: NOVEL PHASES AND PHENOMENA

Ohio State University (OSU)

$83,291

Zawodzinski, Thomas

Anion Exchange Membranes for use in Alkaline Fuel Cells

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

$75,000

Zhang, Yanwen

Microstructure Characterization in Ceramic- and Metallic-based Materials

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

$21,380

Zinkle, Steven

Radiation Effects on High Thermal Conductivity Fuel Surrogates

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$108,840

College of Social Work

Dukes, Denzel; Hemmelgarn, Anthony; Cunningham, Maryanne; Cheatham, Joanna

Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center

National Safe Place

$100,000

UTSI

Yu, Andrew; Simonton, James

Development of Integrated Maintenance Modeling System

DOE – Pantex Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS)

$299,999

Campus Centers and Institutes

Crosby, Lonnie

Eclipse Integrated Computational Environment (ICE) – Burova

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

$2,679

Crosby, Lonnie

Fabrication and testing of novel sources of entangled photons

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

$7,504

Crosby, Lonnie

Developing and Applying Real-Time Electron and Nuclear Dynamics Approaches – Jakowski

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

$45,000

Crosby, Lonnie

Theory of Neutron Scattering in Strongly Correlated and Disordered Materials.

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

$67,195

Crosby, Lonnie

Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density

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

$29,800

Crosby, Lonnie

Mitchell HPC Project

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

$60,870

Glasby, Ryan

Next Generation Navier-Stokes Solver Development and Algorithm Scalability Analysis and Support

High Performance Technologies of Charlotte NC

$44,444

Peterson, Gregory

XSEDE: eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

$3,203,581

Riedinger, Leo

Victoria DiStefano ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$12,962

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center Carly McKown GRA

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

$7,919

Riedinger, Leo

Mariya Absar ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$7,875

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Kathleen (Kassie) Hauser Ernst GRA

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

$7,875

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Marie Kirkegaard GRA

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

$6,113

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman

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

$8,139

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Jonathon Romero

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

$15,051

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE David Reeves GRA

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

$5,172

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Nathan Phillip

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

$19,910

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Kun Lou

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

$5,250

Riedinger, Leo

Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA

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

$21,563

Riedinger, Leo

Asa Roy ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$8,582

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Adeola Adediran

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

$18,600

Ripp, Steven; Simpson, Michael; Trinh, Cong; Hyatt, Philip; Smith, Jeremy

BioEnergy Science Center, University of Tennessee, Phase II

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

$137,170

Sayler, Gary; Ripp, Steven; Loeffler, Frank

MRI: Acquisition of an IVIS Lumina K Series III real-time in vivo-in vitro fluorescent and bioluminescent fast imaging system

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$294,477

Stainback, Joseph

University of Tennessee Graduate Research Assistant Internship

Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services

$114,689

Sturner, Kelly; Lenhart, Suzanne; Bishop, Pamela

2016 Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Awards Ceremony

Sloan (Alfred P.) Foundation

$26,364

 

* 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 11/12/2015
  6. Sponsor Name might be changed at a later time because the official name has not yet been setup in the system as of November 12, 2015