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Awards for September 2014

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for September 2014

 

UTK Award (09/01/14 – 09/30/14) *
INVESTIGATOR TITLE SPONSOR AWARD
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
Byrd, David; Alley, David A Christmas Carol 2014 Tennessee Arts Commission $1,900
Byrd, David; Alley, David Accessibility Initiative/Artist Support-The Miracle Worker Tennessee Arts Commission $5,600
Cyr, Howard Geoarchaeological Field Consultation and Analysis for Site 1MB510, Mobile County, Alabama. University of South Alabama $10,270
Dadmun, Mark Support of GradStudent for Dr. Mark Dadmun DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,000
Emery, Joshua OSIRIS-REx University of Arizona/NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $172,052
Feigerle, Charles Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-induced Evolution of Materials for Energy DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $137,252
Fitzpatrick, Benjamin Evaluation of a new mudpuppy species (Necturus sp.) in Tennessee USDA – Forest Service $7,000
Freeman, Mark Work with Parks: Developing the Museum Management Program (PMMP) Web Catalog US Dept. of Interior – National Park Service $47,000
Gavrilets, Sergey Modeling the dynamics of conflict and cooperation within and between multifarious social groups DOD – Army Research Office $109,468
Gross, Louis UT-Batelle EPA Risk – Environment Assessment and Decision Analysis DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,744
Guidry, Michael Neutron Image Modeling DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,166
Hollenbach, Kandace Preliminary Investigations of Chadwell Gap Coal Company Site at Cumberland Gap National Historical Park US Dept. of Interior – National Park Service/Cumberland Gap National Historical Park $3,276
Hopko, Derek Practicum experience for Clinical Psychology University Health Systems, Inc. $14,000
Klippel, Walter Zooarchaeological Analysis of 1Tu495, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama University of Alabama $1,998
Labotka, Theodore Junior Science and Humanities Symposia Academy of Applied Science, Inc/DOD – Army Research Office $14,000
Maroulas, Vasileios GO! PGM Indices of Bioenergy Sustainability DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $58,593
Mccracken, Gary; Bernard, Riley Epidemiology of Pseudogymnoascus destructans: Changes in fungal load on active bats throughout winter in the Southeast Basically Bats $5,000
Mckinney, Michael Town Creek Tributary Restoration Project East Tennessee Quality Growth/Tennessee Valley Authority $500
Mundorff, Amy Assessment of Rapid, Robust and Efficient Postmortem DNA Sampling Method for DVI and Missing Persons Identification US Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice $187,518
Mundorff, Amy; White, Devin Combining Multiple Sensing Technologies for Probability Mapping and Remote Detection of Clandestine Gravesites DOD – Army Research Office $400,000
Papenbrock, Thomas; Hagen, Gaute Ab-initio study of inelastic reactions in light and medium size nuclei US-Israel Binational Science Foundation $18,300
Podar, Mircea Enhancing expertise in archaeal taxonomy: Classical and molecular-based monographic research of the Nanoarchaeota Portland State University/NSF – National Science Foundation $57,355
Shen, Jian LSU Subcontract to UT Physics forPortion of DOE SISGR Project Louisiana State University/DOE – US Dept. of Energy $30,989
Simberloff, Daniel; Welch, Jessica; Mccracken, Gary A Synthesis of Research Effort on Bats Bat Conservation International $3,700
Small, Pamela Stop Buruli UBS Optimus Foundation $59,567
Steadman, Dawnie; Tallman, Sean The Evaluation and Refinement of Nonmetric Sex and Ancestry Assessment Methods in Japanese and Thai Individuals US Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice $16,490
Szynkiewicz, Anna Sulfur cycling during the volcanic and climatic evolution of Valles Caldera û A geochemical analogue for sulfate-mineral deposition on Mars National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) $60,482
Vidoli, Giovanna; Mundorff, Amy Evaluation of the Identitas V1 forensic chip assay to obtain phenotypic and ancestry information from skeletal remains US Dept. of Justice – National Institute Of Justice $264,722
Vonarnim, Albrecht Chen Qian GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,000
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Ramsunder Iyer DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,000
Weitering, Hanno Electronic Complexity in Epitaxial Rutile Heterostructures DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,300
Weitering, Hanno Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Recharge Usage DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,250
Wise, Steven Efficient, Adaptive, and Convergent Numerical Methods for Phase Field and Phase Field Crystal Equations with Applications NSF – National Science Foundation $35,000
Xue, Ziling Optical Sensors for the Detection of Polar Species in Aviation Fuels Chevron Phillips Chemical Company $50,000
Ziock, Klaus-Peter Technical Support for Development of a Crystal Compton Camera DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,365
COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Bray, Larry; Burton, Mark Pickwick Lock and Dam report Tennessee Valley Authority $50,000
Degennaro, Ramon Reading Group on Entrepreneurial Finance Topics Charles Koch Foundation $8,000
Moore, John; Taylor, Edward Provide Services Supportive of the Wage and Hour Div. of the Employment Standards Adm. US Dept. of Labor $1,026,872
COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION
Bilal, Dania Child-friendly SERPs: Towards better understanding of Google search results readability by Children Google Inc. $21,763
Mehra, Bharat; Bishop, Bradley The Role of Rural Public Libraries in Small Business Economic Development in the Appalachian Region: A Case Study of Tennessee Institute of Museum & Library-Office of Museum Services $49,557
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, HEALTH, AND HUMAN SCIENCES
Dunn, Patrick; Smith, David Long-Term Training: Rehabilitation Counselors for the Deaf US Dept. of Education – Office of Special Education & Rehabilitative Services $148,492
Hillyer, Sarah; Huffman, Ashleigh Strong Women. Better World U.S. Department of State $1,250,000
Ponder, Beth LINCS Regional Professional Development Centers Program US Dept. of Education $368,130
Skinner, Amy; Smith, David Rehabilitation Long Term Training: Rehabilitation Counseling US Dept. of Education $400,000
Spence, Marsha Public Health Nutrition Leadership Education and Training for a Healthy MCH Population DHHS – Health Resources and Services Administration $20,161
Spence, Marsha Health Happens! Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood East Tennessee Children’s Hospital $103,033
COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
Abidi, M RF-IR Data Fusion Phase II deciBel Research/Missile Defense Agency $238,360
Alshibli, Khalid Integrated Experimental-Computational Multiscale Immersed Particle-Continuum Approach to modeling and Simulation of Multiphase Soil Failure Mechanics Under Buried Explosive Loading. University Of Colorado/Office Of Naval Research $89,508
Babu, Sudarsanam Novel Designs for Creep Resistant (Fe-Cr-Al) Ferritic Alloys with Stable Precipitates DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $67,300
Babu, Sudarsanam Physics-based selection of SLM process parameters to mitigate defects and to control deposit microstructure for Inconel; 718 Project Applied Optimization, Inc/National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) $37,500
Bhat, Gajanan Microfiber Nonwovens by Meltblowing DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Choo, Hahn Plastic Anisotropy in a Lean Duplex Stainless Steel: A Neutron Diffraction Study POSCO $67,970
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Web Site DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $49,928
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,678
Clarke, David Support to CTA Research Programs DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,696
Coble, Jamie Enhanced Risk Monitors with Integrated Equipment Condition Assessment DOE – Battelle – Pacific Northwest National Lab $20,000
Dongarra, Jack SI2-SSI: Collaborative Research: Sustained Innovation for Linear Algebra Software (SILAS) NSF – National Science Foundation $50,000
Dongarra, Jack; Bosilca, George ARGO: An Exascale Operating System and Runtime DOE – Argonne National Lab/DOE – Office of Science $163,785
Donovan, David Fusion Materials and Technology DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000
Egami, Takeshi; Dmowski, Wojciech Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Hall, Howard UT-Y12 FY13 Collaboration / Institute for Nuclear Security DOE – BWXT Y-12 $55,000
Hall, Howard Development and Implementation of Law Enforcement Training Course on Prevention of Chemical Weapons Attacks U.S. Department of State $1,452,852
Han, Lee Transportation Policy, Planning, and Energy Efficiency Research Support – I DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,460
Hathaway, Jon; Schwartz, John Stormwater Goes Green? Investigating the Benefit and Health of Urban Trees in Green Infrastructure Installations USDA – Forest Service $200,322
Hayward, Jason Alternative Detector System to Replace He-3 Detectors for Neutron Sciences DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,000
Heilbronn, Lawrence Gamma Spectra Analysis Algorithm Development DOE – BWXT Y-12 $55,000
Hines, J National Academy for Nuclear Training Fellowships Awards Institute Of Nuclear Power Oper $25,000
Hines, J Nuclear Analytics Support DOE – BWXT Y-12 $67,000
Hu, Bin Introducing Magneto-Optical Functions into Soft Materials National Dong Hwa University $30,000
Irick, David EcoCAR2 Engineering Graduate Research Assistant Fellowship American Society for Engineering Education $40,000
Kalyanaraman, Ramakrishnan; Duscher, Gerd Ferroplasmons: Theory and Experimental Investigations of Visible Light Plasmons in Ferromagnets Army Research Office $15,000
Komistek, Richard; Hamel, William; Sharma, Adrija In vivo determination of knee kinematics for subjects having either an Attune or Persona PCR TKA ConforMIS $245,933
Li, Fangxing SPIDERS: Smart Power Infrastructure Demonstration for Energy Reliability and Security DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $85,000
Li, Husheng Communication System Design in Microgrid DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,148
Li, Husheng Collaborative Research: Physical Dynamics Aware Coding for Communications in Cyber Physical Systems: Analysis, Algorithms and Implementation NSF – National Science Foundation $200,000
Li, Xueping Advanced Modeling of OHS for System Optimization DOE – BWXT Y-12 $8,190
Liaw, Peter AOI 5-A Computational Design and Performance Prediction of Creep-Resistant Ferritic Superalloys DOE – US Dept. of Energy $189,553
Lukosi, Eric Modeling of Li-containing semiconductors for neutron detection and development of imaging applications DOE – BWXT Y-12 $117,501
Maldonado, Guillermo VVER 1000 Computational Modeling and Benchmark Calculations DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,241
Maldonado, Guillermo; Wirth, Brian Performance Assessment of Enhanced Accident Tolerant Fuels within Aggressive Operational Power Histories DOE – US Dept. of Energy $639,967
Mandrus, David; Yan, Jiaqiang Crystal Growth and Neutron Scattering DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,135
Melcher, Charles; Lukosi, Eric Developing Low Cost Scintillators with Excellent Energy Resolution US Dept. of Homeland Security $349,673
Papanicolaou, Thanos Bank Stability Assessment Tool for Bridge and Abutment Infrastructure in Iowa Iowa Dept of Transportation/US Dept. Of Transportation $80,000
Parang, Masood TLSAMP Phase III Tennessee State University/NSF – National Science Foundation $44,000
Pennycook, Stephen; Guo, Junjie Atomic-scale investigations of energy materials DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $73,491
Rawn, Claudia; Barashev, Alexander Computational Materials Science Investigation of the Effects of Nuclear Irradiation on Structural Materials DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $119,211
Ruggles, Arthur HFIR Target Assessments DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,678
Skutnik, Steven; Chvala, Ondrej GO! PGM – Harris, Tyrone DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $21,048
Sun, Jinyuan CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: CAM: A Cloud-Assisted mHealth Monitoring System NSF – National Science Foundation $200,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network Dominion Power $13,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Microgrid Energy Management System and Grid Interface DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,384
Wereszczak, Andrew; Pharr, George Glass and Glass-Ceramic Structure and Responding Mechanical Performance US Army Research Laboratory $149,574
Xu, Haixuan Defect Evolution of Iron and Iron-based Alloys using Atomistic Simulations DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $91,301
Xu, Haixuan Integrated Computational and Experimental Study of Radiation Damage Effects in Grade 92 Steel and Alloy 709 DOE- Idaho National Laboratory $230,569
Zhang, Zhili Preliminary Work For Identifying and Tracking Combustion Reaction Pathways by Coherent Microwave Mapping of Photoelectrons DOD – Department of the Air Force $50,000
Zhang, Zhili Collaborative Research: Pre-Ionization Controlled Laser Plasma Formation for Ignition Applications NSF – National Science Foundation $45,000
Zhang, Zhili Reduction of Breakdown Threshold by Metal Nanoparticle Seeding in a DC Microdischarge UES, Inc./DOD – Department of the Air Force $21,000
Zhuravleva, Mariya; Melcher, Charles Scale-up to Success: Pioneering Crystal Growth of Large High Resolution Scintillators US Dept. of Homeland Security $399,944
COLLEGE OF NURSING
Lindley, Lisa An Examination of Hospice Use Among Children DHHS – NIH – National Institute of Nursing Research $92,911
COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK
Campbell, Paul; Cunningham, Maryanne Knoxville Police Department Anti-Bullying Training and Multi-Media Program Evaluation Knoxville Police Department/Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration $12,000
Cheatham, Joanna Signal Centers East CCR&R FY15 Signal Centers, Inc/DHHS – Administration for Children and Families $508,825
Patterson, David KnoxHMIS Exhibit 2 Renewal 2014-2015 HUD – Housing & Urban Development $132,282
OTHER
High, Katherine; Lane, India Credit When It’s Due: Recognizing the Value of Quality Associate Degrees Lumina Foundation $75,000
CAMPUS CENTERS AND INSTITUTES
Crosby, Lonnie {JICS/JICS} Support to the Comparative Genomics Group DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $129,996
Gangaware, Timothy{ISSE/ISSE}; Layton, Alice{ISSE/CEB} Knox County MOU and Work Order 1 – Adopt-A-Watershed Knox County $76,100
Halloy, Christian {JICS/JICS} Stahl Applied Data Science DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,585
Halloy, Christian{JICS/JICS} Galindo Generalized UQ Framework DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $28,049
Halloy, Christian{JICS/JICS} Work Stealing Algorithm – Su and Patel DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,000
Halloy, Christian{JICS/JICS} Joel Denny – High Level Intermediate Language Representation DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $185,302
Hazlewood, Victor{JICS/JICS} Workshop on the Development of a Next-generation, Interoperable, Federated Networking Cyberinfrastructure NSF – National Science Foundation $49,965
Moeller, Trevor{UTSI/UTSI} ACE Booster Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC $32,000
Peterson, Gregory {JICS/JICS} XSEDE: eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment University of Illinois/NSF – National Science Foundation $2,286,000
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Timothy Jackson ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $21,212
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Mallory Ladd ESE GRA Bredesen Center DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,721
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Peter Shankles ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,195
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,719
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Alex Butler and William McClintic Bredesen Center student assistants with the Bredesen Center DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,520
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} William McClintic ESE Bredesen Center DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4,962
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Kun Lou GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,126
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} GRA Chang Liu Bredesen Center GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,126
Riedinger, Leo {Bredesen Center/Bredensen Center} Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,350
MULTICOLLEGE/CENTER
Allard, Suzanne (C&I); Eaker, Christopher(Libraries) UT subcontract with the Council on Library and Information Resources grant with the Institute of Museum and Library Services Council on Library and Information Resources/Institute of Museum & Library-Office of Museum Services $11,300
Carruthers, Celeste (Bus); Murray, Matthew (Baker Center); Fox, William; Bruce, Donald (Bus) TNCRED Program Evaluation of Race to the Top Vanderbilt University/Tennessee Higher Education Commission $208,084
Chen, Guoxun (EHHS); Hall, Howard (Baker Center) Simulation Study using MCNPX and NRFGEANT4 for Applicability of Nuclear Resonance Fluorescence for Safeguards DOE – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory/DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration $22,736
Loeffler, Frank (EHHS); Ritalahti, Kirsti (A&S); Campagna, Shawn (A&S); Yan, Jun (A&S) Biogeochemical Controls over Corrinoid Bioavailability to Organohalide-Respiring Chloroflexi DHHS – NIH – National Institute of Environmental Sciences $194,397
O’meara, Brian (A&S); Gilchrist, Michael (A&S); Zaretzki, Russell (Bus) Population genetics-based codon models NSF – National Science Foundation $420,000
Shelton, Theodore(A&D); Retherford, Jennifer (Engr); Bennett, Richard(Engr); Stuth, Tricia (A&D); French, Robert(A&D) EPA P3 Green Oak as Sustainable Building Material US Environmental Protection Agency $89,973

* Note:

1. Awards that were excluded in this list:

a. Awards with negative award amount

b. The salary payments for Joint Appointment like Governor’s Chairs, distinguished scientists, and Joint Faculty

c. Restricted awards (awards with restircted flag checked in PAMS)

2. Format for Investigator column in ‘Campus Centers and Institutes’ : {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 10/3/2014