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Awards for December 2016

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

Spreadsheet: Awards for December 2016

Lead PI

Project Title

Direct Sponsor

Prime Sponsor

Obl Award Amnt

College of Arts and Sciences
Angst, Michael Phase I Archaeological Survey for the Loyston Point Trail, Upper Hemlock Bluff, and Lower Hemlock Bluff Parcels, Norris Reservoir, Union County, TN US – OIG – TVA – Tennessee Valley Authority $56,150
Baudry, Jerome Transport across two membranes by AcrAB-TolC University of Oklahoma (OU) HHS – NIH – NIAID – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases $19,003
Bruce, Barry Conference Support, 26th Western Photosynthesis Conference 2017 DOE – BES – Office of Basic Energy Sciences $5,400
Campagna, Shawn Bacterial Membranes Remodeled in Biofilm Formation and Microbial Community Development DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Cartwright, Dustin Tropical complexes and moduli of curves DOD – SEC – NSA/CSS – National Security Agency Central Security Service $17,288
Dadmun, Mark Characterization and Design of Novel Polymeric Materials for Fused Deposition Modeling Honeywell Federal Management and Technologies, LLC $60,000
Dadmun, Mark Characterization and Design of Novel Polymeric Materials for Fused Deposition Modeling Honeywell Federal Management and Technologies, LLC $90,000
Emery, Joshua OSIRIS-REx University of Arizona (UA) NASA – Headquarters Washington DC $81,732
Engel, Annette Coastal Waters Consortium Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative $318,960
Feigerle, Charles Functionalized Carbon Materials and Recovery of Uranium From Seawater DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,000
Ganusov, Vitaly Systems Approaches in Immunology: 4th meeting DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office None $15,000
Greene, Geoffrey Shielding and Experimental Controls for the Nab Experiment DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $50,000
Grzanka, Patrick The Counseling Discrimination Law and Barriers to Mental Health Services-Seeking among LGBT+ Individuals in Tennessee Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues $2,000
Heath, Barbara Archaeological Survey and testing. Cavet Station Homeowners Association $963
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of 1Co103, Coffee County, AL. Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research $540
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of 22HI888 and 22HI889, Hinds County, MS Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research $6,399
Hollenbach, Kandace Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of 1Ja1179, Jackson County, Alabama Tennessee Valley Archaeological Research $1,946
Hwang, Wonjae South Korea’s Rise in the Era of Globalization: Power, Economic Development, and Foreign Relations University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) Academy of Korean Studies $17,820
Karakashian, Ohannes Stochastic multi-level methods for uncertainty quantification DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $32,550
Katsaras, John Dynamics of Biologically Relevant Model Membrane Systems DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $31,500
Kilbey, Sidney Polymer Nanocomposite Systems for Additive Manufacturing Honeywell Federal Management and Technologies, LLC $206,000
Kilbey, Sidney Polymer Nanocomposite Systems for Additive Manufacturing Honeywell Federal Management and Technologies, LLC $84,000
Mannik, Jaan CAREER: Understanding robustness of cellular organization in Escherichia coli through nanofabricated environments US – NSF – National Science Foundation $158,351
Maroulas, Vasileios Analyzing Data-Specific Model-Selection Criteria DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $12,233
Matheny, Patrick A systematic revision of the Stuntz Inocybe collection from North America Daniel E. Stuntz Memorial Foundation $12,157
Moersch, Jeffrey From Habitability to Biosignatures: Changing Planetary Environments and the Fingerprints of Life SETI Institute NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $29,167
Richter, Stefan Southeastern Analysis Meeting 2017 US – NSF – National Science Foundation $23,920
Sinnreich, Helene Israeli film as a doorway to dialogue Academic Engagement Network $4,000
Siopsis, George Reconfigurable Loss-Tolerant Measurement Device Independent Quantum Key Distribution in a Maritime Environment DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $75,000
Sokolov, Alexei New Paradigms in Passive Polymer Membranes for Carbon Dioxide Separation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,300
Sokolov, Alexei Tip-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Materials for Energy Storage Applications DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Steadman, Dawnie Confidential DOD – Department of Defense $150,000
Thomson, Bradley Geologic Mapping and Stratigraphic Analyses of Northwestern Aeolis Mons, Gale Crater, Mars DOI – USGS – US Geological Survey NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration $37,667
Vonarnim, Albrecht Graduate Research – Qian Zhang DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,739
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA research Entler DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,380
Vonarnim, Albrecht GRA Research – Jing Zhou DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,000
Wilhelm, Steven 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 $25,330
College of Communication and Information
Allard, Suzanne Y12 Communications Staff Services DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) $18,375
Jenkins, Melissa Sr. Technical Writer / Business Analyst DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $124,948
Potnis, Devendra Financial Information Literacy Toolkit to Educate boRrowers (FILTER): A Channel for Public Libraries to Partner with Governments for Financial Inclusion in the Developing World Online Computer Library Center, Inc None $24,985
College of Nursing
Lasater, Karen 2016 Application for CVS Health Advance Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant Scholarship Grants CVS Health $5,000
Niederhauser, Victoria Expanding Opportunities for Nurses to Lead Collaborative Health Care Improvement Through Advanced Learning in Cultural Competent Care The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association $12,075
Haslam College of Business
Fox, William Economic Impact Study – Gaylord Entertainment (Ryman Hospitality Properties) Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. None $55,000
Taylor, Edward Provide Services Supportive of the Wage & Hour Division of the Employment Standards Administration DOL – US Dept. of Labor $413,925
Tickle College of Engineering
Alshibli, Khalid 3D Experimental and computational Studies of crystallographic effects on creep and fracture in Salt Rock US – NSF – National Science Foundation None $16,000
Blalock, Benjamin Multi-channel Integrated Spectrum Analyzer (MISA) DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,806
Cate, Matthew Fiscal Year 2016 Statewide Survey of Safety Belt and Motorcycle Helmet Usage in Tennessee Additional tasks TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office $195,162
Choo, Hahn Synchrotron x-ray micro-tomography imaging of defects in 3-D printed stainless steel alloys DOE – Y12 – Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) $159,204
Clarke, David DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $18,238
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Web Site DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $27,248
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Program, Clean Cities, & Your MPG DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $20,492
Clarke, David DOE/EPA Fuel Economy Information & Market Research DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $36,687
Clarke, David Fuel Economy Guide DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,704
Collier, Charles Autonomic Biomolecular Materials for Sensing, Actuation, and Energy Conversion Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) DOD – Air Force – AFOSR – Air Force Office Scientific Research $87,500
Djouadi, Seddik Design and implementation of control laws to enable responsive building loads to offset photovoltaic (PV) sources DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $48,001
Dongarra, Jack PAPI for Aurora Intel Corporation $56,000
Dongarra, Jack Distributed Tasking for Exascale DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – US Dept. of Energy $600,000
Dongarra, Jack EXA-PAPI: The Exascale Performance Programming Interface DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory DOE – US Dept. of Energy $600,000
Dunne, William Senior Design Projects 2017 Electric Power Research Institute $30,000
Egami, Takeshi Atomistic Study of Bulk Metallic Glasses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $89,801
Egami, Takeshi High-Pressure Materials Development Carnegie Institution of Washington DOE – US Dept. of Energy $81,303
Everett, Jerry Media Evaluations TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office $125,062
Everett, Jerry Judicial Outreach Liaison Program (JOL) TDOT – Tennessee Highway Safety Office Sponsor Not Listed $93,925
Feng, Zhili TMP-R2-5 Friction Stir Extrusion American Lightweight Materials Manufacturing Innovation Institute DOD – Navy – ONR – Office of Naval Research $131,300
Fu, Joshua Commercial Verde – Phase 2 Almeria Analytics DOC – NOAA – National Oceanic and Atmospheric $150,000
Hathaway, Jon Engaging the community and creating young scientists to restore nutrient-impacted Baker Creek US – EPA – US Environmental Protection Agency $59,995
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 2 DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $3,675
Hayward, Jason Time Correlated Measurements with Nuclear Materials Identifications System – 1 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
Hayward, Jason Lightweight AUV investigation for rapid, automated, indoor mapping and radiological/nuclear source detection BAE Systems Information and Electronic Warfare DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $81,437
Hazen, Terry Administrative Support for East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition $92,955
Kalyanaraman, Ramakrishnan Ferroplasmons: Theory and Experimental Investigations of Visible Light Plasmons in Ferromagnets DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $50,000
Langston, Michael Data Structures, Algorithms and Tools for Ontological Discovery Jackson Laboratory HHS – NIH – NIGMS – National Institute of General Medical Sciences $31,000
Langston, Michael Center for Systems Neurogenetics of Addiction Jackson Laboratory HHS – NIH – NIDA – National Institute on Drug Abuse $35,560
Langston, Michael A Framework for Integration and Analysis of Multilevel Omics Data University of Arkansas for Medical Services (UAMS) $12,960
Lin, Zhenhong Eco-Spill International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis $7,817
Maldonado, Guillermo MOC Speedup Algorithms for Load Follow Operation DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,000
Mandrus, David Correlated and Complex Materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $14,327
Mench, Matthew Bio-composite development for additive manufacturing DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $42,665
Rack, Philip Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $31,661
Rack, Philip Ionic liquid interactions for multiferroic functionality DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,995
Rose, Garrett Development of a Memristive Dynamic Adaptive Neural Network Array (mrDANNA) DOD – Air Force – AFRL – Air Force Research Laboratory $34,000
Rose, Garrett Next-generation neuromorphic coprocessor power consumption in the beyond exascale era DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $47,278
Ruggles, Arthur HFIR Fuel Cooling COMSOL Modeling of Fuel Defects for Current Fuel Form DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,000
Sangoro, Joshua Decoupling of ionic conduction from structural dynamics in polymerized ionic liquids DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $25,000
Shin, Seungha Investigation of chromium oxidation and diffusion in a chromia-containing scale DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $29,989
Skutnik, Steven Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities (CNEC) Fellowship North Carolina State University (NCSU) DOE – US Dept. of Energy $143,641
Sun, Jinyuan InvisibleSensing: Security Through Invisibility for Dynamically Changing Wireless Sensor Networks DOD – Army – ARL – Army Research Office $30,000
To, Gary Evaluation and Validation of Magnetic Local Anomaly Correction Strategy for Inertial Measurement Unit TechMah, LLC $123,591
Tomsovic, Kevin Program Income for NSF Engineering Research Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electric Energy Transmission Network EPB $10,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Industrial Partner Agreerment DOE – NNSA – LLNL – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory $50,000
Tomsovic, Kevin Industrial Partner Agreement Keysight Technologies $50,000
Vaidya, Uday CERC-BEE-Composites for Precast Walls DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $26,000
Wirth, Brian Coupling fusion plasma boundary and materials surface physics codes to evaluate plasma surface interaction DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $63,866
Xi, Zhimin New Theory in Model-Based Design: A Design Foundation Driven by Probability of Design Errors DOD – SEC – DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Project Agency $256,144
Zinkle, Steven Gov Chair Research Support Funds DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $500
Research Centers & Institutes
Crosby, Lonnie Odbadrakh Coarse Grained Density DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $30,000
Crosby, Lonnie Fabrication and testing of novel sources of entangled photons DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $5,017
Crosby, Lonnie Dr. Carrillo research in the area of structure and dynamics of soft matter materials DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $17,742
Crosby, Lonnie Developing High Quality Software Components Using the Full Engineering Life Cycle – Oesch DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $80,776
Crosby, Lonnie Computational study of multicomponent macromolecular & polymer composite materials – Goswami DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $88,000
Egami, Takeshi vLocal Structure by Neutron Diffraction DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $66,949
Hall, Howard Support for INSEP Programs DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $9,429
Loeffler, Frank Identification of Microbes and Pathways for Enhanced Carbon Tetrachloride and Chloroform Biorem Dupont/Pioneer $149,998
Loeffler, Frank Understanding the microbially-driven mechanisms behind the rapid responses of soils to short-term disturbance events that result in large nitrous oxide emission pulses DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $34,143
Murray, Matthew An Economic Analysis of the Coal Industry Ecosystem in Appalachia West Virginia University (WVU) US – ARC – Appalachian Regional Commission $126,500
Reynolds, Todd Microbial Imaging & Characterization DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,892
Riedinger, Leo Kyle Sander Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $64,630
Riedinger, Leo Travis Lange ESE GRA Bredesen Center DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $25,814
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,370
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Mark Christian GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $10,034
Riedinger, Leo Alex Pawlowski ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $11,213
Riedinger, Leo Riddhi Shah ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $55,227
Riedinger, Leo Bresedesen Center ESE Artem Maksov GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $17,888
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE Eric Muckley GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,000
Riedinger, Leo Vidya Kishore Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $38,836
Riedinger, Leo Jessica Velez GRA, Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $19,306
Riedinger, Leo Biometric Platforms – Fred Heberle DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $33,000
Riedinger, Leo Ishita Ray GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $46,218
Riedinger, Leo Akinola Oyedele ESE Bredesen Center GRA DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $13,806
Riedinger, Leo Hoi Ho GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $15,000
Riedinger, Leo Deeksha Rastogi GRA Bredesen Center ESE DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $35,783
Riedinger, Leo Bredesen Center ESE GRA Jonathon Romero DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $48,358
Simpson, Michael In situ HIM Imaging Syngenta Crop Protection $49,620
Simpson, Michael Multimodal Chemical Imaging using Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory $23,852
UT Space Institute
Schmisseur, John Hypersonic Center of Testing Excellence for Fostering Future Test & Evaluation Workforce University of Maryland (UMD) DOD – Air Force – AFOSR – Air Force Office Scientific Research $59,850
Zhang, Feng Porous Transport Layers for Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolysis Cells DOE – NREL – National Renewable Energy Laboratory $100,000
Other
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $277,500
Eighmy, Thomas Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Collaborative Composite Solutions Corp. DOE – US Dept. of Energy $97,404
Stewart, Joseph 0UT ORNL Program Development DOE – ORNL – UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory None $11,425

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