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Awards for October 2017

The following awards were granted in October 2017. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.

Data available in accessible Excel spreadsheet: Awards for October 2017

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences

McSween, Harry THEMIS Science Team Member for Mars Odyssey Spacecraft Arizona State University (ASU) NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $22,500
Moersch, Jeffrey ASU Subcontract: Spectral Mapping and Thermophysical Characterization of the Martian Surface Arizona State University (ASU) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $21,955
Loeffler, Frank Anaerobic Microbial Biotransformation and Biodegradation of Bisphenol A (BPA) American Chemistry Council $129,715
Feigerle, Charles Functionalized Carbon Materials and Recovery of Uranium From Seawater DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,000
Allison, David Destroying Pathogenic Bacteria Using Targeted-Nanoparticles DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,231
Katsaras, John Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $31,943
Weitering, Harm Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) Recharge Usage DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $37,950
Feigerle, Charles Functionalized Carbon Materials and Recovery of Uranium From Seawater DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $144,636
Feigerle, Charles Synthesis of Task-Specific Ionic Liquids for Separation of Rare-Earth Metal Ions DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,412
Moersch, Jeffrey Mineralogy and Aeolian Geology with the Mars Exploration Rover Mission NASA – Jet Propulsion Laboratory NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $11,500
Gross, Louis UT-Battelle EPA Risk Environment Assessment and Decision Analysis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,907
Gross, Louis UT-Battelle EPA Risk-Environment Assessment and Decision Analyses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $355,000
Pan, Chongle High Performance Bioinformatics Workflow for Integrative DOD – Navy – NRL – Naval Research Laboratory $207,632
Alexandre-Jouline, Gladys Beneficial Plant-Bacterial Interactions DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,040
Feigerle, Charles Synthesis of Novel Catalysis DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $129,526
McCanta, Molly Oxidation State of Lunar Glasses: Implications for Surface and Eruptive Processes on the Moon NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $78,086
Campagna, Shawn Refining the Purine/Histidine/Thiamine Biosynthetic Pathway System in Salmonella enterica as a Model Network University of Georgia (UGA) US – NSF – National Science Foundation $77,402
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research – Sushmitha DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,256
Dolislager, Fredrick Risk Integration Technical Suppot for FY17 – FY20 DOE – UCOR – URS CH2M Oak Ridge LLC $3,013
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research Assistant DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $97,340
Alderman, Derek Mapping Jim Crow From Below: The Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, Geospatial Intelligence, and Civil Rights Pennsylvania State University (PSU) US – NSF – National Science Foundation $112,413
Emery, Joshua Lucy: Surveying the Diversity of Trojans Southwest Research Institute NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $29,641
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Barde research DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,256
Angst, Michael Phase I Archaeological Survey of Valley Fill and Stream Restoration Areas at Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Sevier County, Tennessee. Dollywood $2,952
Angst, Michael Phase I Archaeological Survey of Tracts XT20CR-1RE, XT20CR-2RE, XT20CR-3RE, and XT20CR-14RE On the Ocoee River, Polk County, Tennessee US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $13,423
Smith, Jeremy Support for Critical Interfaces Science Focus Area: Molecular Mechanisms Governing Mercury Biogeochemical Transformations DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,000
Burr, Devon The Titan Tumbler: Investigating Endmember Sedimentological Processes on Titan Colgate University NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $139,680
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis from 9GE1649, Greene County, Georgia Brockington and Associates $1,632

Haslam College of Business

Cody, James Better Business Deals DOD – Air Force – AFIT – Air Force Institute of Technology $430,622

College of Communication & Information

Allard, Suzanne Support For Computational Science and Engineering Division-UTBattelle (Nelson) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $238,323

College of Education,Health, & Human Sciences

Raynor, Hollie Increased Protein at Breakfast for Weight Management in Overweight Adolescents Purdue University (PU) HHS – NIH – NIDDK – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases $14,013
Brewer, Ernest Academic Enrichment Upward Bound 2017-2022 ED – US Dept. of Education $358,115
Brewer, Ernest Math Science Upward Bound 2017-2022 ED – US Dept. of Education $313,594
Raynor, Hollie Enhancing Sleep Duration: Effects on Children’s Eating and Activity Behaviors Temple University HHS – NIH – NHLBI – National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute $28,003

Tickle College of Engineering

Egami, Takeshi Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $80,000
Donovan, David Fusion Materials and Technology DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000
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
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 $45,000
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 $32,754
Sun, Jinyuan CLM Software Analysis Tool Enhancement-GO! Prgm DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,733
Hazen, Terry ENIGMA subcontract DOE – SC – LBL – Lawrence Berkely National Lab – University of California $20,589
Vaidya, Uday Governor DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $125,000
Rose, Garrett Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA) DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $64,000
Hayward, Jason Nuclear Science and Engineering Nonproliferation Research Consortium University of California, Berkeley (UCB) DOE – National Nuclear Security Administration $850,000
Lang, Maik Actinide Materials under Extreme Conditions Carnegie Institute DOE – NNSA – National Nuclear Security Administration $22,200
Rack, Philip Ionic liquid interactions for multiferroic functionality DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $4,263
Loeffler, Frank Validating the use of engineered sorbents to sequester mercury released from contaminated soils and sediments DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $7,500
Skutnik, Steven Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities (CNEC) Fellowship North Carolina State University (NCSU) DOE – US Dept. of Energy $148,189
Liu, Yilu Sensor Placement Tool Development DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $75,000
Lyles, Joseph DC3 MAP Raytheon Company DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency $11,499
Chakraborty, Subhadeep Confidential Applied Optimization, Inc. DOD – Navy – Department of the Navy $103,867
Wood, Richard Nuclear Thermal Propulsion: Measurement, Control, and Simulation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Ezzell, Timothy Trends and Strategies for Tourism in Appalachia US – ARC – Appalachian Regional Commission None $191,956
Qi, Hairong High Performance Image Processing Algorithms for Currentand Future Mastcam Imagers Applied Research LLC NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $194,700
Clarke, David TEEM-Transportation Energy Evolution Modeling DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,118
Peterson, Gregory Machine Learning Research to Support Precision Medicine DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory US – VA – US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs $93,551
Clarke, David Assistance to ORNL NHTS Project DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,741
Everett, Jerry Judicial Outreach Liaison Program (JOL) TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office None $94,000
Ostrowski, James Urban Resiliency DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,000
Tolbert, Leon Battery Management Test System for Energy Storage Technologies DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $60,000
Dongarra, Jack MAGMA Templates for Scalable Linear Algebra on New Architectures Engility Corporation DOD – Department of Defense $44,973
Wilt, Catherine Strategic Visioning for Access to Health in Haywood County, Tennessee City of Brownsville Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development $20,000
Everett, Jerry Media Evaluations TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office None $131,000
Everett, Jerry Get Convinced Tennessee Department of Safety None $74,000
Palomino, Angelica Networking and Collaboration Fellowship Seed Grants: Storage And Usage Of Energy Products Collaboration University of Michigan US – NSF – National Science Foundation $5,000
Li, Xueping Health Innovation Partnership Program (HIPP) East Tennessee Children’s Hospital $155,017
Hathaway, Jon S&CC-IRG Preliminary Proposal Track 1: Overcoming Social and Technical Barriers for the Broad Adoption of Smart Stormwater Systems University of Michigan US – NSF – National Science Foundation $456,083
Costinett, Daniel EcoCAR 3 ECE GRA Year 4 American Society for Engineering Education $10,000

College of Nursing

Niederhauser, Victoria Winning S.C.O.R.E. Project University of Tennessee Foundation SCORE $25,000

College of Social Work

Cunningham, Maryanne Transform Program Services Harmony Family Center HHS – ACF – Administration for Children and Families $100,000
Daugherty, Linda Indoor Ag Survey Support Electric Power Research Institute $13,255

Research Centers & Institutes

Riedinger, Leo Patrick Caveney ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,052
Egami, Takeshi vLocal Structure by Neutron Diffraction DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,000
Riedinger, Leo Asa Roy ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $8,341
Riedinger, Leo Deborah Weighill ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,000
Riedinger, Leo Holly Ray ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $28,000
Riedinger, Leo Robert Moseley, ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,730
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Benjamin Mohr GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,369
Riedinger, Leo ESE Bredesen Center Eva Muntunga GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,053
Riedinger, Leo Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,052
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Eric Muckley GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,378
Riedinger, Leo Jayde Aufrecht, Bredesen Center ESE GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $1,742
Riedinger, Leo David Garcia Bredesen Center ESE GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $2,533
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Lauren Riley DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $53,720
Riedinger, Leo Hoi Ho GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $40,229
Crosby, Lonnie Machine Learning & Data Visualization – Senter DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $6,000
Peterson, Gregory XSEDE 2.0: Integrating, Enabling and Enhancing National Cyberinfrastructure with Expanding Community Involvement University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) US – NSF – National Science Foundation $934,268
Sankaran, Ramanan High Fidelity Combustion Simulation Software and Model Development for Emissions Predictions King Abdullah University of Science and Technology $60,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Jonathon Romero DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,000
Simpson, Michael Impact of climate change drivers on virome-microbiome-plant host dynamics in relation to N and C cycling DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,500
Glasby, Ryan Code Development and Testing on Classified CFD Problems Centrus Energy Corporation DOE – US Dept. of Energy $40,000
Khomami, Bamin Polymer Synthesis and Characterization DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $16,488
Ragauskas, Arthur ABBA – Advanced Biofuels and Bioproducts with AVAP American Process, Inc DOE – EERE – The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy $104,988
Hall, Howard UTK support for Advancement of INS/CTR’s Partnership for Nuclear Security program DOS – US Department of State $45,918
Rack, Philip Advanced Focused Ion Beam Induced Nanomachining Simulation Intel Corporation $164,696
Crosby, Lonnie Computational Research and Development Program-Mitchell-FY18 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Michelle Halsted DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,526
Zhou, Haidong Neutron Scattering Studies of Spin – 1/2 Quantum Antiferromagnets with Strong Quantum Spin Fluctuations DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,000
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA  Katelyn Bennett DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,581
Fefferman, Nina Predicting the evolution of vector-borne disease dynamics in a changing world Smithsonian Institute US – NSF – National Science Foundation $358,010
Bishop, Pamela Increasing STEM Education Retention with Intrusive Advising and Learning (I-SERIAL) Fisk University US – NSF – National Science Foundation $11,328

UT Space Institute

Schmisseur, John A Systematic Characterization of the Structure and Dynamics of Transitional Shock/Boundary Layer Interactions DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $181,533
Kreth, Phillip AFRL/RQHX Corner Flow Experimental Support DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $39,000

Other

Nobles, Robert Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $1,335,802
Nobles, Robert Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $1,026,531

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