Awards: June 2015

During the month of June 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 34 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $6.5 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.

June New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
G.Z. Brown Impacts of Weatherization on Microbial Ecology and Human Health Energy Stds in Buildings Lab U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2 997,796
Jeffrey Todahl Meyer Memorial Trust - Oregon Prevalence Study Research to establish baseline data of prevalence of child abuse and neglect in Oregon CORE External funding Meyer Memorial Trust 2 110,000
Benjamin McMorran Optical Characterization of Thin GRIN Phase Plates Oregon Center for Optics Voxtel Corporation 4 mn 7,250
Jeffrey Sprague Youth Empowerment Program II (YEP II) - SEI Violence and Destructive Behavior, Institute on DHHS/Self-Enhancement Inc. 2.5 108,689
Cassandra Moseley "Analysis and communication of socio-economic conditions and impacts of accelerated restoration in Oregon and Washington Sustainable Environment, Institute for a U.S. Department of Agriculture 3.5 80,000
Paul Wallace Volatile Clues to the Initial Controls on Large Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 3 310,000
Amanda Thomas Exploring the Influence of Tidal Stress Changes on the Generation of Secondary Slip Fronts during Slow Slip Events in Cascadia Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 2 240,000
Stephen Frost Baldwin Fellowship for Hailay Reda Anthropology Leakey Foundation 1 15,000
Jeffrey Sprague Youth Empowerment Program II (YEP II) - SEI Violence and Destructive Behavior, Institute on DHHS/Self-Enhancement Inc. 9 mn 26,471
Stephen Fickas Manage My Co-op vendor integration Computer and Information Science Oregon Best 1 75,000
James Tice The Nova Forma Urbis Romae Project School of Architecture and Allied Arts dept Samuel H. Kress Foundation/University of Oregon Foundation 2 64,450
David Landrum 2014 Byrne/JAG Wrongful Convictions Demonstration Project Grant Public Safety U.S. Department of Justice/Oregon Criminal Justice Comm. 9 mn 8,870
Mark Reed Formation of Magmatic-hydrothermal Veins: Interpreting Quartz Textures and Vein Mineral Assemblages in the Butte, Montana Porphyry Copper System Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 3 379,932
Kelly Sutherland Interactions between Marine Picoplankton and Mucous-net Filter Feeders Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation 3 mn 3,975
Michael Raymer Bragg Grating Enhanced Narrowband Single Photon SPDC Source Oregon Center for Optics U.S. Department of Commerce/Gener8, Inc. 1 15,000
Daniel Lowd 10.3.3 Adversarial Reasoning: Inferring Trustworthiness and Deceit with Adversarial Relational Models Computer and Information Science U.S. Department of Defense 6 mn 357,572
Thomas Connolly Archaeological Monitoring of the Kilchis Wetland Restoration Project, Tillamook County Museum of Anthropology Nature Conservancy 4 mn 38,904
Christian Doabler Precision Math: Using Interactive Gaming Technology to Build Student Proficiency in Foundational Concepts and Problem Solving Skills of Measurement and Data Analysis" Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning National Science Foundation 4 2,999,816
Robert Choquette Transit to the Core: Revitalizing Central Gresham and TriMet/Metro/Gresham GIS (Gresham Portion) Sustainable Cities Initiative City of Gresham, OR 3 mn 10,000
Bethany Steiner Strawberry Park Concept Plan Community Service Center City of Sweet Home 5 mn 9,000
Bradley Nolen WISH/DIP1/SPIN90 Proteins Seed Assembly of Branched Actin Networks (Andrew Wagner pre-doctoral fellowship) Molecular Biology, Institute of American Heart Association 2 50,000
Jeffrey Todahl 90by30 Child Abuse Prevention Initiative CORE External funding Spirit Mountain Community Fund 1 50,000
Douglas Toomey Collaborative Proposal: Understanding Subduction Systems by Linking Anisotropic Seismic Imaging and Geodynamic Modeling Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 2 168,000
Marc Schlossberg "NITC UO Executive Committee Member Yr 4 Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 28,888
Marc Schlossberg Year 4 NITC Scholars Program Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 30,000
Marc Schlossberg Year 4 LiveMove Student Group & Visiting Scholar Support Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 30,000
Stephen Mital UO Faculty/Staff Bulk Solar Purchasing Program University Planning Office U.S. Department of Energy/Northwest Solar Communities 1 10,000
Robert Parker 2015-16 Co-operative Research Agreement between the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan (METI) and Community Service Center (CSC),University of Oregon,U.S.A. Community Service Center Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 1 16,028
Stephen Shoemaker Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship Religious Studies Harvard University 9 mn 75,000
Michal Young ISSTA 2015 Student Travel (International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis) Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 6 mn 12,000
Jeffrey Ostler The Destruction and Survival of American Indian Nations, 1950s-1900 History National Endowment for the Humanities 9 mn 42,000
Michael Harms Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship for Dr. Michael Harms Molecular Biology, Institute of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2 50,000
Shannon Boettcher Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award Materials Science Institute (Chem) Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation 5 75,000

June Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Cris Niell Development of Neural Circuits Connecting the Eye to the Brain (Wayne Tschetter) Neuroscience, Institute of Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. 1 60,000

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