Recent externally funded awards


May – June 2021

Includes grants, contracts and subcontracts awarded to KU-Lawrence investigators from external sponsors. 

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Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Smith, Sean    Special Education / Center for Research on Learning KU.S. Department of Education   Project WRITE-APLM: Writing Strategies for Integrating Technology in Education with the Adaptive Professional Learning Model  $2,461,025
Levy, MichelleSocial Welfare Health Resources & Service Administration   Integrated Health Scholars: Partnerships to Advance Practice  $1,865,242
McCart, Amy Life Span Institute Office of the State Superintendent of EducationDistrict of Columbia Statewide Inclusive Professional Learning Framework and Institute Proposal $1,500,000
Desaire, Heather  ChemistryNational Institutes of Health  A Study of Race Differences in Alzheimer's Disease Biomarkers  $1,123,467
Lindeman, DavidLife Span Institute  Kansas Child Care Training OpportunityStatewide Infant-Toddler Specialist Network: KCCTO-KITS Collaboration: 2021-2022$1,094,936
 
Zimmerman, Kathleen Special Education / Life Span InstituteU.S. Department of Education Enhancing Engagement: Investigating Adaptations to Commonly Used Interventions for Elementary Students with Challenging Behavior$699,085
Storkel, Holly   Speech-Language-Hearing / Life Span Institute   National Institutes of HealthDeveloping a Caregiver-administered Word Learning Treatment for Children with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD)$524,288
Berrie, Cindy   Chemistry National Science Foundation Elucidating Fundamental Factors Driving Self-assembly with Guided Interactions in Multicomponent Enzyme Systems using Model Nanostructured Platforms  $508,510
Thompson, Ward  Chemistry National Science Foundation   Direct Calculation of Activation Energies and Entropies for Chemical Dynamics   $464,950
Huerter, AaronInternational Programs    Institute for International Education2021 Eight-Week Humbert H. Humphery Fellowship Pre-Academic Training Program  $425,537
Graham, Maryemma English  National Endowment for the HumanitiesBlack Book Interactive Project III$316,177
Swinburne Romine, RussellAchievement & Assessment Institute / ATLASUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonItem Development for New Forms of Alternate ACCESS for ELLs (Alt ACCESS Advancing ALTELLA: Alternate Assessment Redesign$309,213
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & ResearchKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentKansas Maternal and Child Health Services Integration: DAISEY Design & Implementation  $303,630
Brunsell, NathanielGeography & Atmospheric SciencesUniversity of Minnesota  Developing and Deploying a Perennial Grain Crop Enterprise to Improve Environmental Quality and Rural Prosperity $301,640
Zhang, JiakunPolitical Science / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchUniversity of California - San DiegoComplex Linkages, Ambivalent Ties: Global Security and Economic Interdependence in the 21st Century    $200,000
Cizek, MeghanAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research    Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund Community-Based Grants for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (CBCAP)  $199,162
Garstka, TeriAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund DAISEY Training and Technical Assistance  $184,078
Hoque, TamzidulElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology Center  National Science Foundation   Collaborative Research: SaTC: EDU: Hardware Security Education for All through Seamless Extension of Existing Curriculum$163,000
Peterson, DanaKansas Biological Survey Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism   Geographic Information System (GIS) & Remote Sensing Support Services$158,058
Gardner, Sara  Achievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & Research  Kansas Department of Education Sunflower Summer Program$119,583
Shogren, Karrie   Life Span Institute / KU Center on Developmental DisabilitiesUniversity of ConnecticutExploring Relationships between College and Career Readiness, Self-Determination, and Transition Planning among Adolescents with Disabilities$100,000
Kondyli, AlexandraCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of FloridaOperational Performance and Safety Effects of Arterial Weaving Sections   $100,000
Roundy, JoshuaCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    Wichita State UniversityAppendix C: SMD Earth Sciences Division: Assimilation of Satellite Data for Predicting Cyanohabs in Kansas$99,711
Rowe, NeilAchievement & Assessment InstituteKansas Department of Health & Environment KDHE Universal Home Visiting Review  $88,487
Paden, JohnElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets  Amherst CollegeMultipass and Tomography Enabled Data Products for Subsurface Characterization and Ice Sheet Model Refinement   $67,954
Rogan, ChristopherPhysics & Astronomy    Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryHigh Luminosity (HL) LHC CMS Detector Upgrade Projects MIP TIming Detector $62,000
Mendenhall, AmySocial Welfare Saint Francis Community ServicesSaint Francis Ministries IMPACT Framework: Impact Measurement for Program, Agency, and Clint Transformation$61,285
Medina, Mario  Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering Sumner County GovernmentField Testing & Validation: Thermal Energy Storage in Public and Commercial Buildings in Sumner County, Kansas for Energy Savings, Demand reduction and Flexibility$60,287
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteU.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesSupporting People with Disabilities with Vaccine Access during COVID-19 in Kansas  $59,701
Dhar, PrajnaparamitaChemical & Petroleum Engineering Bristol-Myers SquibbSurfactant Performance in Protein Formulations under Interfacial Stress  $54,967
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute / ATLASIdaho State Department of EducationInstructional Supports Project$52,840
Blunt, ShannonElectrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information and Telecommunication Technology CenterSandia National LaboratoriesWaveform Diversity and Signal Processing Capabilities for Radar and Multi-function Operation in Spectrally Congested, Contested, and Constrained Environments$50,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute  Model and Mode Agnostic AI Controller for VTOL Aircraft  $74,999
Zimmerman, Kathleen  Special Education / Life Span Institute  Center for Applied Science Technology  Project COaching On Learning (COOL) for UDL Implementation   $72,373
Blunt, Shannon  Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterIERUS Technologies Inc.  Quasi-orthogonal Doppler Waveform Apps $70,000
Hansen, Amy Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of Minnesota Robust Incentive Design for Sustainable Agricultural Systems  $63,681
Rogers, David Kansas Biological Survey  Kansas Department of Health & Environment  Medical Entomology Subject Matter Expert $57,455
Schultz, JerryLife Span InstituteKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSexual Violence Primary Prevention Community-based Evaluation $55,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Summer Scholars 2021-2022$48,480
Kurth, Noelle Life Span InstituteUniversity of MinnesotaResearch Training Center on HCBS Outcome Measurement (RTC/OM)$47,919
Picking, Wendy Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInventprise LLCShigella Conjugate Immunization Study$46,807
Barati Ghahfarokhi, RezaChemical & Petroleum EngineeringInfinity Energy Resources Inc.Screening and Investigation of Different EOR Methods for Future Development of Mature Oil Fields: The O/A Case Study$41,537
Li, XianglinMechanical EngineeringWichita State UniversityDesign and Development of Flexible Self-powered Energy Conversion and Storage Devices$40,000
Jackson, Yolanda Life Span InstituteNational Institutes of HealthAssessment of Traumatic Experiences Among Young Children: Examining Measurement Factors that Influence Parent Report and Predictability $38,726
Ackley, BrianMolecular BiosciencesKU Medical Center Research InstituteGenetic Examination of Variation in Microbial Pathogen Susceptibility in Caenorhabditis elegans$37,875
Azuma, Yoshiaki Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteRole of Chromosomal Protein Remodeling Function of PICH in Chromosome Segregation$37,875
DeKosky, BrandonChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Bridging Award: Molecular Identification and Precise Therapeutic Targeting of Anti-insulin B Cells in Type I Diabetes$37,875
Macdonald, StuartMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute K-INBRE Postdoctoral Award: Linking Genomic, Physiological, and Behavioral Responses to Copper Stress$37,875
Bennett, CarolineCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringFederal Highway AdministrationDwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Grants for Research Fellowship for Research Project Assignment on Steel Bridge Bearing Stiffener Detail to Avoid Constraint-Induced Fractures$35,500
Garstka, TeriAchievement & Assessment Institute / Center for Public Partnerships & ResearchKansas Department for Children & FamiliesKansas Early Head Start Data Reporting System (DAISEY) FY 2022$34,202
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social ResearchChildren's Mercy Hospitals & ClinicsA Benefit-Cost Analysis Proposal: Team for Infants Exposed to Substance Abuse (TIES) Program$33,000
Bennett, CarolineCivil, Environmental & Architectural EngineeringKansas Department of TransportationFatigue Characterization of Galvanized Welded Connections$32,042
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteKINBRE Star Trainees 2021-2022$31,815
Rankey, EugeneGeologyKICC-KS Interdisc Carbonates ConsortiumControls on Facies Bodies of Isolated Carbonate Platforms$28,542
Sathyamoorthi, ShyamMedicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterInez Jay FundDevelopment of New Antibacterial Agents: A Synthesis of the Antibiotic Enacyloxin IIa for the Generation of Therapeutic Analogues$25,000
Seo, HyunjinJournalismNational Endowment for the ArtsReturning: Community-based Art Experience Involving Women in Reentry and the Public$25,000
Unckless, RobertMolecular BiosciencesK-INBRE Institutional FundsEvolving Mutualism: Rescue of a Host Embryonic Development Defect by a Parasite$25,000
Koch, LisaTransportation CenterKansas Department of TransportationKansas Innovation Summit$22,445
Bergman, PatriciaOffice of ResearchKU Medical Center Research InstituteThe Sustainable Heartland Accelerator Regional Partnership (SHARP) Hub - 2020-2021$20,654
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteAssociation of University Centers on DisabilitiesUT2 Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P)$20,000

 

Previous awards

Includes grants, contracts and subcontracts awarded to KU-Lawrence investigators from external sponsors. 

Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Fry, Andrew    Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences / Achievement & Assessment Institute    KU Endowment Association    Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Kansas    $5,000,000
Counts, JacquelineAchievement & Assessment Institute    Kansas Children's Cabinet & Trust Fund    HHS/ACF Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five    $2,704,001
Boyd, Brian    Applied Behavioral Science / Life Span Institute    National Institutes of Health    Parent-implemented Treatment for Repetitive Behaviors in Children with ASD: Using a Novel Telehealth Approach to Increase Service Access    $2,477,272
Unckless, Robert    Molecular Biosciences  National Science Foundation    CAREER: The Genetic Mechanisms of Sex-ratio Meiotic Drive and Resistance    $1,050,000
Besson, David  Physics & Astronomy    University of Chicago  The Payload for Ultrahigh Energy Observations (PUEO): A Long-duration Balloon-borne Instrument for Particle Astrophysics at the Highest Energies $1,008,198
 
Wagner, Margaret  Ecology & Evolutionary Biology   National Science Foundation    RESEARCH-PGR: Genetics and Mechanisms of Microbe-dependent Heterosis    $899,970
Bever, James   Ecology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey    National Science Foundation    Collaborative Research | CSBR: Ownership Transfer: Living Stocks: International Culture Collection of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (INVAM)    $460,935
Oakley, Berl    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    National Institutes of Health    Resistance-gene-guided Genome Mining for Novel Antifungal Compounds    $437,201
Shontz, Suzanne   Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology Center  Triad National Security LLC    Nutrient Cycling and Biogeochemical Processes in Aquatic Moist-soil Unit Habitats at the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge    $400,000
Timmons, Lisa Molecular Biosciences    National Science Foundation    REU SITE: The Stressed Life of Cells   $384,630
Gillam, Rebecca  Achievement & Assessment Institute   Horizons Mental Health Center  CCBHC Expansion Grants $309,810
Noonan, Patricia Life Span Institute Missouri Department of Elementary & Secondary EducationMissouri Post-secondary Success Project/ Social-emotional Learning for All  $298,422
Bartlow, Noel GeologyNational Science Foundation   Collaborative Research | Deployment of Seafloor Optical Fiber Strainmeters for the Detection of Slow Slip Events    $298,389
Nualart, David Mathematics National Science Foundation    Stochastic Calculus of Variations and Limit Theorems    $272,401
Volkin, David Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation  In Vitro and in Vivo Assessments of Alum-CpG Formulations    $250,001
Billings, Sharon Ecology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological Survey    U.S. Department of Agriculture  SitS: Collaborative Research: Soils are Signaling Shifts in Aggregate Life-cycles: What Does this Mean for Water, Carbon and Climate Feedbacks in the Anthropocene?  $236,245
Barton, Jared Social Welfare Missouri Children's Trust Fund Missouri's Children's Trust Fund's Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program Evaluation    $230,954
Thompson, William  Achievement & Assessment Institute    U.S. Department of Education    Improving Software and Methods for Estimating Diagnostic Classification Models and Evaluating Model Fit    $224,996
Krause, Rachel School of Public Affairs & Administration / Institute for Policy & Social Research  National Science Foundation    Collaborative Research | Dealing with Disruption: Investigating the Micro-level Underpinnings of City Response to the Climate Crisis   $203,884
Collins, William  Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering  American Institute of Steel ConstructionInnovative Steel Deck System for Highway Bridge Applications $200,000
Hasiuk, Franciszek   Kansas Geological Survey  U.S. Department of Energy  H-2-SALT: Storing Fossil Energy as Hydrogen in Salt Caverns  $200,000
Mendenhall, Amy Social Welfare Kansas Department for Aging & Disability Services Kansas SED Waiver Assessment & Evaluation Services    $193,972
Barton, Jared Social Welfare    Iowa Department of Human Services Iowa ROM 2021 – 2026 $178,374.50
Macdonald, Stuart Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research Institute  K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core Facility 2021-2022   $159,075
Bigelow, Kathryn Life Span Institute  Kansas Department of Health & Environment Kansas MIECHV Program   $157,000
Rudnick, Gregory Physics & Astronomy    NASA    Probing Quenching in the Cosmic Web using Spatially-resolved Star Formation Maps from WISE and GALEX  $120,581
Fleming, Kandace  Life Span Institute KU Medical Center Research Institute Translating Research into School-based Practice via Small-group, Language-focused Comprehension Intervention  $109,519.35
Soper, Steven  Chemistry  KU Medical Center Research Institute    The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine    $103,413.90
McCart, Amy  Life Span Institute  Oklahoma State Department of Education Project AWARE-SEA  $99,760
McKenna, Thomas  Kansas Biological Survey  Perennial Agriculture Project LLC  Interaction of the Perennial Grain Kernza and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: Effects of Selection Pressure and Impacts on Soil Health   $95,050
Nelson, Kenneth Kansas Geological Survey  Kansas Department of Agriculture  Kansas Base Flood Elevation Portal  $88,000
Soper, Steven  ChemistryKU Medical Center Research Institute  The Kansas Institute for Precision Medicine  $78,083
Keshmiri, Shawn Aerospace Engineering / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets DARcorporation  Model and Mode Agnostic AI Controller for VTOL Aircraft  $74,999
Zimmerman, Kathleen  Special Education / Life Span Institute  Center for Applied Science Technology  Project COaching On Learning (COOL) for UDL Implementation   $72,373
Blunt, Shannon  Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterIERUS Technologies Inc.  Quasi-orthogonal Doppler Waveform Apps $70,000
Hansen, Amy Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering University of Minnesota Robust Incentive Design for Sustainable Agricultural Systems  $63,681
Rogers, David Kansas Biological Survey  Kansas Department of Health & Environment  Medical Entomology Subject Matter Expert $57,455
Schultz, JerryLife Span InstituteKansas Department of Health & EnvironmentSexual Violence Primary Prevention Community-based Evaluation $55,000
Ackley, BrianMolecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteK-INBRE Undergraduate Research Office$53,025
Fehr, Anthony Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research InstituteInvestigating Approved Therapeutics for their Ability to Inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 ADPribosylhydrolase$50,000
Shiflett, Mark Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Chromis Fiberoptics Membrane Oxygen Permeance Experiments $47,244
Brockman, JenniferSexual Assault Prevention & Education Center Kansas Department of Health & EnvironmentEvaluation of Programs at KU Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center $42,163
Murray, MichaelPhysics & Astronomy Brookhaven National Laboratory High-resolution Zero Degree Calorimetry$38,600
Picking, Wendy Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center Hafion LLC Production of a Nanoparticle Vaccine to Aid in Smoking Cessation $36,156
Farrell, Mark Medicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center KU Medical Center Research Institute Potentiating the Activity of Anti-CD20 Antibodies$35,000
Dixon, Dan  Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences CenterOregon Health & Science UniversityTargeting HuR to Improve a Synthetic Lethal Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer$34,771
Schulmeister, MarciaGeologyEmporia State University Nutrient Cycling and Biogeochemical Processes in Aquatic Moist-soil Unit Habitats at the Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge $29,716
Siahaan, Teruna Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterDepartment of Veterans Affairs Medical Center Synthesis and Analysis of CCN5 PEGylated Proteins$26,750
Boskovic, Zarko Medicinal Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research InstituteBenzoylation of Histones as a Novel Therapeutic Approach for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma $25,000
DeKosky, BrandonChemical & Petroleum Engineering / Higuchi Biosciences CenterKU Medical Center Research Institute Improved T Cell Receptor Screening for Rapid Personalized Cancer Treatments$25,000
Wang, ZhiAerospace Engineering GE Global ResearchEnhancement of Large Eddy Simulation Tool$25,000
Baer, SaraEcology & Evolutionary Biology / Kansas Biological SurveyKansas State UniversityLTER: Manipulating Drivers to Assess Grassland Resilience$24,943
Shogren, KarrieSpecial Education / Life Span InstituteAssociation of University Centers on Disabilities UT2 Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) $20,000
Hardy, SaralynSpencer Museum of Art National Endowment for the ArtsTo Support Research and Planning for the Exhibition Bold Women: Changing the World and Art $20,000

 

Primary InvestigatorHome / Admin UnitSponsorAward TitleTotal Anticipated Award Amount
Koebley, Sarah   Achievement & Assessment Institute  U.S. Department of EducationSpecial Educator Technology-based Training of Trainers (SETTT) for Success    $2,499,986
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute    New Mexico Public Education Department    New Mexico DLM: 2020-2021 Operational/Testing (ELA,Math, Sci) + Science Development + Additional Services $957,167
Wendel-Hummell, Carrie    Social Welfare    Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality    Care and Safety Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic in Home-Based Long term Services and Supports    $646,620
Schrock, Steven    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering / Transportation Center  Kansas Department of Transportation 2021 Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) $600,000
Washburn, Jocelyn Life Span Institute    Las Cruces Public Schools    Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant – Las Cruces Public Schools    $579,310
McCart, AmyLife Span Institute    State of Idaho    Idaho Safe Schools, Safe Students    $470,030
Scott, Erik    History / Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies  U.S. Department of Education Fostering Global Competency and Engagement in the Heartland: The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies $426,484
Karvonen, MeaganAchievement & Assessment Institute    Maryland State Department of Education    Innovations in Science Map, Assessment, and Report Technologies (I-SMART)    $317,715
Kondyli, Alexandra Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering  U.S. Department of Transportation Inclusive Autonomous Vehicle Design for People with Cognitive Disabilities    $300,000
Yi, Richard    Psychology / Life Span Institute    Michigan State University    Minding a Mid-America Gap: NIDA/NIAAA Epidemiology Research Training for Clinical Researchers and Clinicians in Currently Under-Served Areas    $234,808
Jimenez, Pegah Naemi Achievement & Assessment Institute / Office of Research    Kansas Department of Health & Environment    Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting FY 19 Evaluation    $194,412
Forrest, Marcus    Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center National Institutes of Health    Mitochondria Targeting for Alzheimer's Disease    $189,375
Mills, Elisabeth    Physics & Astronomy    National Science Foundation    Apples to Apples: Comparing the Cores of Nearby Galaxies    $175,654
Braaten, David  Geography & Atmospheric Science / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets    University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa    Center for Remote Sensing of Snow and Soil Moisture Measurement    $174,995
Iqbal, Asif    Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Department of Agriculture    Kansas Online Water Use Report – FY2019-2022    $164,217
McCart, Amy    Life Span Institute    Idaho State Department of Education    Idaho Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education (ID-AWARE)    $154,135
Kokobobo, Ani    Slavic Languages & Literatures / Hall Center for the Humanities    The U.S. Russia Foundation    A Comprehensive Plan for Creating a Russian Studies Pipeline in Kansas High Schools  $120,008
Ortiz, Kelsey    Life Span Institute    State of Washington Office of Superintendent Identifying Evidence-Based Practices and Developing Technical Assistance and Professional Development Materials on Serving Students with Disabilities with Online Learning    $120,000
Leonard, Kevin    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Kansas Board of Regents    The Internet of Catalysis: Harnessing the Data Science for Catalyst Design    $115,286
Layzell, Anthony    Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Streambank Evaluation of the Cottonwood and Neosho Rivers above John Redmond Reservoir    $100,000
Allgeier, Alan    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering    Bond Biosciences Inc.    Development of Non-absorbable Therapeutic Agents    $100,000
Berkland, Cory    Pharmaceutical Chemistry    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Fistula Fix: Fistula Closure Device    $100,000
McCart, Amy Life Span Institute    Oklahoma State Department Of Education    OK Aware East    $99,760
Meng, Jingyao Kansas Geological Survey    Carbon Capture America    Geologic Site Screening and Data Collection for a Potential CCUS Project in Russell County, KS for Carbon America    $86,354
Barton, JaredAchievement & Assessment Institute / Social Welfare    Connecticut Department of Children & Families    Connecticut ROM FY 2021    $84,775
Subramaniam, Bala    Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Origin Materials    Oxidation of Distributed Furanics from Renewable Resources – Phase 2    $82,500
Graham, Maryemma    EnglishIndiana University    Realizing Scholar-Curated Worksets for Analysis, Reuse & Discovery    $78,432
Schrock, StevenCivil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering / Transportation Center    Kansas Department of Transportation Providing Crash Data Analysis Services for the Kansas Department of Transportation 2021-2023    $74,999
Murray, MichaelPhysics & Astronomy    Northern Illinois University    5-D dual-readout calorimetry for the Next Generation of HEP Experiments    $73,661
Hale, Richard    Aerospace Engineering    Wichita State University    National Space Grant Consortium College and Fellowship – Opportunities in NASA STEAM FY 2020    $73,091
Kirkpatrick, Allison    Physics & Astronomy    Space Telescope Science Institute    Obscured CANDELS: Disentangling Obscuration around Supermassive Black Holes in the Distant Universe    $68,917
Allgeier, Alan  Chemical & Petroleum Engineering / Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis    Danisco USA Inc.    Development of Process for Derivatization of Engineered Polysaccharides through Enzymatic Polymerization with Fatty Acids to the Corresponding Engineered Polysaccharide Esters    $64,632
Miller, Richard Kansas Geological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Preproposal for Study of Regional Arbuckle Properties in South Central Kansas Now and Planning for the Future    $61,700
Kastens, JudeKansas Biological Survey    Kansas Water Office    Kansas Real-Time Flood Mapping Tool Development    $61,000
Fuller, Randall English / Hall Center for the Humanities    National Endowment for the Humanities    Bright Circle: Five Remarkable Women in the Age of Transcendentalism    $60,000
Hedeman, Anne    History of Art / Hall Center for the Humanities  National Endowment for the Humanities    Gothic Manuscripts, 1320-1390 (FEL-273019)$60,000
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute    Illinois State Board of Education    Integrated Referral and Intake System (IRIS)    $53,395
Burkhardt, CrystalPharmacy Practice    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Remote Monitoring and Virtual Collaborative Care for Hypertension Control to Prevent Cognitive Decline    $53,101
Keshmiri, Shawn    Aerospace Engineering / Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets    Kansas State University    GP-IN: SOARING: Sharing Opportunities, Approaches, and Resources in New Geo-teaching    $50,021
Kondyli, Alexandra    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    National Science Foundation    SCC-CIVIC-PG Track A: Connecting Underrepresented Youths with Employment Opportunities    $50,000
Girard, Jeffrey    Psychology / Life Span Institute    Carnegie Mellon University    Dyadic Behavior Informatics for Psychotherapy Process and Outcome    $47,075
Kondyli, Alexandra    Civil, Environmental & Architectural Engineering    City of Topeka  Design and Evaluation of Temporary Signs at Uncontrolled Intersections    $41,997
Azuma, Yoshiaki    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Targeting Mitotic Function of the PICH (Polo-like Kinase Interacting Checkpoint Helicase) for Novel Therapeutics of TNBC    $35,000
Hanson, Paul ChemistryAspira ChemicalSynthesis of Human Pin1 Inhibitors    $35,000
Xu, Liang    Molecular Biosciences / Higuchi Biosciences Center    KU Medical Center Research Institute    Drug the Undruggable Musashi Oncoprotein by Fragment-based Drug Discovery    $35,000
Kastens, JudeKansas Biological Survey    Terrametrics Agriculture Inc.U.S. County Level Corn & Soybean Yield Modeling and Brazil & Argentina Soybean Yield Model Development & Implementation    $34,000
Stiles, James Electrical Engineering & Computer Science / Information & Telecommunication Technology CenterGeorgia Institute of Technology    Software-Defined Rada Algorithm Development  $33,905
Crossfield, IanPhysics & AstronomySpace Telescope Science Institute    Exploring the Demographics of Exo-Neptunes: Atmospheric Characterization of a Cool Sub-Neptune from TESS    $31,995
Harms, RandiAchievement & Assessment Institute    Early Impact Virginia    Digital Badging Enhancement    $26,606
Ginther, DonnaEconomics / Institute for Policy & Social Research United-We    The Status of Women in Kansas, Missouri and the Kansas City Area    $25,000
Siahaan, Teruna    Pharmaceutical Chemistry / Higuchi Biosciences Center    Phrma Foundation    Non-Invasive Brain Delivery, Clearance, and Efficacy of Therapeutic Antibodies in Mice  $25,000
McCoy, Kelly  Kansas Fire & Rescue Training    U.S. Department of Homeland Security    State Fire Training Systems Grant - 2020    $20,000
Koch, Lisa    Transportation Center    Kansas Department of Transportation  Create Webinar Series Geared Toward Local Emerging Topics and Innovations    $19,698
Miller, Richard    Kansas Geological Survey    Oregon State University    Sampling Rock and Water to Improve Correlations between Above Ground and Below Ground Processes in the Konza Prairie Near Manhattan, KS    $18,262
Harris, Theodore    Kansas Biological Survey    City of Lawrence    High Frequency Water Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen Monitoring in Clinton Lake, Kansas    $17,194
Chen, Yi Chun Journalism    KU Medical Center Research Institute    RADx-UP: Improving the Response of Local Urban and Rural Communities to Disparities in COVID-19 Testing  $16,730