Awards: July 2016

During the month of July 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received more than 40 new awards totaling more than $8.4 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please visit our statistics page or review all monthly award reports.

July New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Tindal Gerald Oregon Extended Assessment Development 2016-17 Subcontract - by Invitation Behavioral Research and Teaching U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education 1 238,829
Brown Lucien Multimodal Politeness in Korean Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for The Academy of Korean Studies 1 14,426
Lipshitz Robert CAREER: Floer-theoretic Approaches to Low-dimensional Topology (Transfer from Columbia University) Mathematics NSF 1 191,066
Hibbard MIchael Building Rural Community Resilience through Entrepreneurship in the New Natural Resource Economy Community Service Center Oregon Community Foundation 1 25,000
Weiner Merle 2016-2017 Victims of Crime Act One-Time Grant Law U.S. Department of Justice/Oregon Department of Justice 2 77,400
Bruce Joshua Curry Community Health Continuity of Operations Plan Community Service Center Curry Community Health 6 mon 6,500
Measelle Jeffrey Fong: Supporting Optimal Child Development in Lao PDR Psychology Society for Research in Child Development 1 5,000
Kitagawa Anne Contemporary Korean Ceramics: Inheritance, Spirit, Skill and Advancement Residency-Workshop-Lecture-Exhibition Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Korea Foundation 9 mon 40,000
Haley MIchael INFEWS: N/P/H2O: New Molecular Receptors to Complete the Loop on N/P Fertilizer Use & Detection Materials Science Institute (Chem) NSF 3 630,000
Parker Robert Research to Support the HB 4709 Rulemaking Advisory Committee Community Service Center Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development 5 mon 41,150
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network's Folklife Survey, Mentorship, and Public Programs in Portland Metro Academic Extension National Endowment for the Arts 1.5 55,000
Steiner Bethany Willamalane Needs Assessment Community Service Center Willamalane Park and Recreation District 6 mon 25,000
Boettcher Shannon GOALI: SusChem: Fundamentals of Oxygen Electrocatalysis on Mixed-Metal Oxyhydroxides for Alkaline Membrane Electrolysis Materials Science Institute (Chem) NSF 3 462,908
LeMenager Stephanie Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship, Harvard University English Harvard University 9 mon 75,000
Millar Lanie Cuba and Angola: Cultural Conversations Before and After the Cold War Romance Languages Library of Congress 6 mon 25,200
Hutchison James Living Growth Synthesis of Metal Oxide Nanocrystals: Toward Enhanced Control of Composition, Size and Uniformity Materials Science Institute (Chem) NSF 3 450,000
Johnson Darren Supramolecular Self-Assembly and Capture as a New Route to 3D Cyclophanes Materials Science Institute (Chem) NSF 3 450,000
Hull John Oregon Capital Scan 2016 Lundquist College of Business Oregon Community Foundation 1 50,000
Hull John Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute Lundquist College of Business Oregon Health Sciences University - NIH 3 mon 2,900
Parker Robert Community Needs and Readiness Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan Community Service Center CDC/Umatilla County 6 mon 35,000
Fickas Steven Project Phenom: A Smart Bike Project for Grades 6-12 Computer and Information Science NITC/Portland State University 1 39,998
Fickas Steven V2X: Bringing Bikes into the Mix Computer and Information Science NITC/Portland State University 1.5 67,048
Hulse David Completing the SLICES Framework for the McKenzie River Sustainable Environment, Institute for a EWEB 2.5 61,800
Cina Jeffrey Mixed Quantum/Semiclassical Studies of Spectroscopy and Dynamics Oregon Center for Optics NSF 2 310,000
Wang Hailin Cavity QED of Electron Spins in Diamond Oregon Center for Optics NSF 3 350,000
Watkins James University of Oregon Effort for the Center for Isotope Geochemistry Geological Sciences U CAL LBNL DOE 6 mon 15,245
Woodward Laurie Moss St. Children's Center 2016 LaneKids Nuturing Parent Program EMU United Way of Lane County 1 5,000
Sutherland David CAREER: Chasing icebergs: quantifying iceberg motion and melt in Greenland's outlet glacial fjords Geological Sciences NSF 5 799,723
He Weiyong Geometric Flows and Almost Complex Geometry Mathematics NSF 3 145,467
Cronce Jessica Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for Community College Students (BASICCS) Prevention Science Institute University of Washington - NIH 1 17,652
Payne Doris Doctoral Dissertation Research: The Koman family of the Ethio-Sudan borderlands Linguistics NSF 2 18,900
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resource Inventory of the Riverfront Park Trail Renovation Project OSMA City of Roseburg 1 6,501
Akhtari Shabnam Modern Approaches to Classical Diophantine Problems Mathematics NSF 3 142,000
Cohen Shaul Doctoral Dissertation Research:Controversy to Cooperation? The politics of state and Indigenous environmental monitoring in Canada. Geography NSF 2 15,204
Evans George Expectation Coordination and Agent-level Learning Economics NSF 3 317,599
Shanks Alan The Annual Recruitment of Dungeness Crab Megalopae and the Prediction of the Future Commercial Catch; Funding for Spring/Summer 2016 OIMB Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission 1 9,800
Squires Jane Oregon Screening Project 2016 SSET State of Oregon - Department of Education - USDE 1 34,147
Newman Judith ecWeb Data System for Oregon EI/ECSE Programs FY16 EC CARES Oregon Dept of Education - USDE 1 508,344
Harms Michael Molecular Mechanisms for the Evolution of the Total Peptide Binding Set in S100 Proteins MolBio NIH 5 1,445,766
Hornof Anthony CHS: Small: Collaborative Research: A Theory of Human Microstrategy Selection and Integration in Human-Computer Interaction Computer and Information Science NSF 3 423,183
Matrinez Charles A Family-Based Alcohol Preventive Intervention for Latino Emerging Adults CORE NIH 3 753,205
Lewis Rebecca The Contribution of Transportation and Land Use to Citizen Perceptions of Livability in Oregon MPOs Community Service Center NITC/Portland State University 1.5 98,560
Parker Robert Coos Bay Estuary Management Plan Assessment (or Coos County South Slough Goal 16 Assessment) Community Service Center Coos County 6 mon 9,000

*Does not include recurring task orders on existing grants, non-competitive continuations and other types of supplemental funding.