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Awards for September 2016

The following awards were granted in September 2016. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

(The downloadable spreadsheet has been temporarily removed while data is amended.)

UT Knoxville Awards (9/1/16 – 9/30/16)*

Investigator

Title

Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obligated Award Amount

College of Arts & Sciences

Barnes, Craig

Purification of Zirconium Tetrachloride (ZrCl4) from UNF Cladding

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$405,592

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

$20,248

Best, Michael

Labeling of Lipid Products using Synthetic Tagged Metabolite Probes to Analyze Lipid Biosynthesis and Trafficking

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

$453,000

Cyr, Howard

Particle Size Analysis of Sediment and Soil Samples Recovered From Site 37 at Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, Forest, VA

The Corporation for Jefferson’s Poplar Forest

$1,786

Elias, Dwayne

Development of in-situ Hg Remediation Approaches based on Methylmercury Bioavailability

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

HHS – NIH – NIEHS – National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

$40,000

Ezzell, Timothy

Appalachian Teaching Project 2016: Mountain City Planning Challenge

East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

US – ARC – Appalachian Regional Commission

$4,500

Ezzell, Timothy

Development of Best Practices among Case Study Communities From the Strategies

US – ARC – Appalachian Regional Commission

$21,920

Fefferman, Nina

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Algorithmic Framework for Anomaly Detection in Interdependent Networks

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$99,938

Guo, Hong

Data Analysis and Computational Modeling /Simulations for Engineering CAM Photosynthetic Machinery into Bioenergy Crops

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

$71,716

Hardin, Erin

Collaborative Research: ASPIRE: Appalachian Students Promoting the Integration of Research in Education

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$2,887,974

Hollenbach, Kandace

Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of 9GO390 and 9WD164, Gordon and Whitfield Counties, Georgia

Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research

$1,471

Jenkins, David

Catalytic C2+N1 Aziridination from Organic and Carbamate Azides

HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health

$377,500

Jenkins, David

All Optical Determination of Isotopic Enrichment of Actinides

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

$49,669

Karakashian, Ohannes

Adaptive Discontinuous Galerkin methods and Applications

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$196,453

Katsaras, John

Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems

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

$27,654

Lenhart, Suzanne

Environmental Components in Disease Models

North Carolina State University (NCSU)

HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health

$58,561

Maroulas, Vasileios

Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria

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

$14,911

McCanta, Molly

Oxidation State of Lunar Glasses: Implications for Surface and Eruptive Processes on the Moon

NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration

$90,510

Nazarewicz, Witold

Nuclear Computational Low Energy Initiative (NUCLEI)

DOE – SC – Office of Science

$105,000

O’Meara, Brian

Population genetics-based codon models

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$50,000

Sepaniak, Michael

MEMS Resonators

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

$3,821

Siopsis, George

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

Tennessee Department of Education

$368,752

Stuart, Gregory

Proximal Associations of Alcohol Use with Suicidal Ideation and Behaviors

HHS – NIH – NIAAA – National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

$43,576

Taylor, Lawrence

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

Brown University (BU)

NASA – Headquarters Washington DC

$9,716

Vonarnim, Albrecht

Graduate Research Villalobos

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

$6,000

Webster, Clayton

Collaborative research:  Mathematical methods for optimal polynomial recovery of high-dimensional systems from sparse and noisy data

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$65,752

Wilhelm, Steven

Academic support for protocols.io

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

None

$42,219

Haslam College of Business

Bichescu, Bogdan

GIS MSBA Assistantship

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

None

$10,500

Cathey, Amy

New MBA/MSBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2015 – Summer 2016

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

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$29,819

Cathey, Amy

New MBA Students for Y-12: Fall 2016

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

None

$21,000

Degennaro, Ramon

Reading Group on Entrepreneurial Finance Topics

Charles Koch Foundation

None

$12,850

College of Communication & Information

Allard, Suzanne

University of New Mexico DataONE subcontract

University of New Mexico (UNM)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$541,985

Allard, Suzanne

Support for the Biological and Environmental Research Information System (BERIS) – Science Writer

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

$138,697

College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

Hillyer, Sarah

Better World: Empowering Global Change Agents through Sports

DOS – US Department of State

$1,030,000

College of Engineering

Coble, Jamie

Integrating Data Sources for Improved Safeguards and Accountancy of Electrochemical Fuel Reprocessing Streams

DOE – NE – NEUP- Office of Nuclear Energy, Nuclear Engineering University Program

$640,000

Costinett, Daniel

EcoCAR 3 ECE GRA Year 3

American Society for Engineering Education

$10,000

Costinett, Daniel

Design of an Integrated Multi-Tap Resonant Transformer for Electrosurgical Generators

COVIDIEN

$31,745

Counce, Robert

Evaluation of Recovery of Rare Earth Elements from Phosphate Processing Streams

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

$18,000

Danalis, Antonios

SI2-SSE: PAPI Unifying Layer for Software-defined Events (PULSE)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$499,997

Djouadi, Seddik

Design and development of models of electric grid components to support the simulation environment for cyber-physical system security

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

$20,000

Duty, Chad

Process Variability in Additive Mfg of TI64

VEXTEC Corporation

DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research

$40,634

Fu, Joshua

Air quality assessment to MeadWestvaco on potential VOC emission controls in Beijing, China

Ingevity

$96,543

Fu, Joshua

Go! Stochastic Parameterization approach to explore landscape heterogeneity and dynamic landscape variability, CLM-CMIP and Biomass Burning

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

$37,354

Gregor, Jens

Reconstruction algorithms for neutron imaging device

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

$31,000

Hayward, Jason

Investigation of DEtectors, Algorithms, and Systems (IDEAS) for Rapid and Robust Clearing of Cargo from Shielded SNM

DHS – DNDO – Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

$350,000

Hayward, Jason

Safeguards technology research in segmented gamma scanning

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

$2,761

Hayward, Jason

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

DHS – US Dept. of Homeland Security

$445,525

Heilbronn, Lawrence

Nuclear Energy Fellowship/Scholarship Program

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$105,000

Huang, Jian

Application Development for Biodiversity Modeling Service of Great Smoky Mountains National Park

DOI – NPS – National Park Service

$77,266

Irick, David

EcoCAR2 ENGINEERING GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT FELLOWSHIP

American Society for Engineering Education

$10,000

Irick, David

EcoCAR2 ENGINEERING GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT FELLOWSHIP

American Society for Engineering Education

$20,000

Jin, Mingzhou

D&A Study for Climate Change

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

$23,728

Kurzak, Jakub

SI2-SSE: BONSAI: An Open Software Infrastructure for Parallel Autotuning of Computational Kernels

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$499,977

Li, Xueping

Towards World Class Maintenance Organization with the Internet of Things

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

$18,700

Liaw, Peter

Serration Behavior of High-Entropy Alloys

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$50,000

Lukosi, Eric

Low Cost Methylammonium Lead Halide Semiconductor for dual Gamma/Neutron Sensing

DHS – DNDO – Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

$336,696

Lukosi, Eric

Y12 Supporting Simulation and Measurement Campaign

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

$10,000

Maldonado, Guillermo

MOC Speedup Algorithms for Load Follow Operation

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

$33,019

Mandrus, David

Correlated and Complex Materials

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

$21,490

Mandrus, David

EFRI 2-DARE: Spin-Valley Coupling for Photonic and Spintronic Devices

University of Washington (UW)

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$61,066

Materassi, Donatello

CAREER: Design of in-line controllers for continuously operating networks with structural uncertainty

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$86,901

Melcher, Charles

Developing Low Cost Scintillators with Excellent Energy Resolution

DHS – US Dept. of Homeland Security

$349,602

Mockus, Audris

BIGDATA: Collaborative Research: IA: OSCAR – Open Source Supply Chains and Avoidance of Risk: An evidence based approach to improve FLOSS supply chains

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,300,000

Ostrowski, James

Modeling Road Vulnerability to Snow

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

$1,500

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 – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

$40,000

Tolbert, Leon

Wide-BandGap (WBG) Device and System Assessment for Future Automotive Electric Drivetrains

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

$11,171

Tolbert, Leon

GMLC Energy Storage for Habitat for Humanity

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

$40,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,188,147

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$2,000,000

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,333,333

Tomsovic, Kevin

ERC for Ultra-Wide Area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$1,333,333

Vaidya, Uday

CERC-BEE-Composites for Precast Walls

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

$22,000

Vaidya, Uday

GO PGM: Techno-economical Calculations and Energy Analysis

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

$35,280

Vaidya, Uday

Governor

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

$125,000

Weber, William

IBML Use for ORNL BES Irradiation Project

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

$10,920

Wirth, Brian

Fuel Cycle Research and Development Program

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

$85,000

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

$652,103

Zinkle, Steven

Radiation Effects on High Thermal Conductivity Fuel Surrogates

DOE – INL – Idaho National Laboratory

$211,161

College of Social Work

Patterson, David

City of Knoxville Support HMIS Dashboard FY 17

City of Knoxville Community Development Division

$36,000

Patterson, David

2016-2017 City of Knoxville ESG Homeless Grant

City of Knoxville Community Development Division

HUD – Housing and Urban Development

$15,000

RCI

Auxier, John

Support for Lt Saul King’s Master’s Project

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

$20,000

Crosby, Lonnie

Beste Catalysis and Electron Transport

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

$103,864

Crosby, Lonnie

Fluids in Nanoporous Matrices

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

$33,528

Crosby, Lonnie

CADES ORNL

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

$125,061

Crosby, Lonnie

Visual Analytics Tools – Halsey

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

$35,000

Crosby, Lonnie

Joel Denny – High Level Intermediate Language Representation

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

$3,446

Egami, Takeshi

Neutron scattering study of disordered materials under pressure

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

$59,649

Glasby, Ryan

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

Engility Corporation

DOD – Department of Defense

$131,668

Greene, David

Support to NREL’s Research and Analysis for the California Energy Commission

DOE – NREL – National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Sponsor Not Listed

$50,000

Greene, David

National Renewable Energy Laboratory Systems Analysis Support

DOE – NREL – National Renewable Energy Laboratory

$50,000

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

$40,000

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

$25,000

Hall, Howard

Conductivity, Radiolytic Effects, and Diffusion of Interdicted Time-dependent Metallic Signatures (CREDIT)

DHS – US Dept. of Homeland Security

$331,771

Hall, Howard

Global Nuclear Security Engagement Activites

DOS – US Department of State

$464,648

Jonsson, Colleen

Collaborative Research: Modeling Immune Dynamics of RNA Viruses In Reservoir and Nonreservoir Species

University of Louisville

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$86,987

Liu, Jian

Implanting Strong Spin-Orbit Coupling at Magnetoelectric Interfaces

DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

$374,999

Rack, Philip

Ion Beam Induced Etching

Intel Corporation

$200,000

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Chance Brown

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

$5,553

Riedinger, Leo

Yunchao Li ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$20,000

Riedinger, Leo

Travis Lange ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$19,092

Riedinger, Leo

ESE Bredesen Center GRA Anna Wanhala

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

$27,000

Riedinger, Leo

Stephen Signore ESE Bredesen Center Graduate Research Assistant

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

$13,261

Riedinger, Leo

Timothy Yates GRA Bredesen Center ESE

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

$24,797

Riedinger, Leo

Biometric Platforms – Fred Heberle

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

$16,000

Riedinger, Leo

Asa Roy ESE Bredesen Center GRA

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

$53,343

Riedinger, Leo

Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA

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

$8,944

Riedinger, Leo

Victoria DiStefano ESE GRA Bredesen Center

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

$28,664

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE Tong Wu GRA

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

$40,944

Riedinger, Leo

Guinevere Shaw ESE Bredesen Center

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

$60,206

Riedinger, Leo

Bredesen Center ESE GRA Reed Wittman

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

$15,000

Simpson, Michael

Accelerated AChE Reactivators: Design by Mechanistic Neutron Scattering Studies

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

HHS – NIH – National Institutes of Health

$80,000

Sims, Charles

Ecosystem Services in the Northern Rockies

USDA – Forest Service – Rocky Mountain Research Station (MRS)

$15,000

Vishnivetskaya, Tatiana

EAGER: The International Workshop on Biology and Biotechnology of Thermophilic Microorganisms

US – NSF – National Science Foundation

$10,000

UTSI

Moeller, Trevor

Cryo Vac Chamber Testing

Square One Systems Design, Inc.

DOD – Air Force – Department of the Air Force

$7,764

Moeller, Trevor

Liquid Rocket Engine Testing of GTL’s Superior Stability Engine (SSE-5k)

Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC

$206,131

Moeller, Trevor

Medium-scale Cryotank Testing Support

Gloyer-Taylor Laboratories LLC

DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency

$7,500

Other

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$132,487

Eighmy, Thomas

Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation

Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp.

DOE – US Dept. of Energy

$800,473

*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