Awards: June 2016

During the month of June 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 27 new awards totaling more than $5.4 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.

June New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Elias Benjamin Categorical Representation Theory of Hecke Algebras Mathematics Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2 55,000
Moore Kevin FCU/PFS Training - Marion County (Training) Prevention Science Institute Marion County OR 1.5 97,380
Lynn Kathy Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians - Tribal Climate Change Project Partnership Environmental Studies U.S. Department of Interior/Affiliated Tribes of Northwest indians 1 24,999
Byrne Michelle Assessing stress with mobile passive sensing behavioral data: A pilot study Psychology National Institutes of Health/ University of California, San Francisco 9 mon 14,032
Minson Christopher Heat Therapy to Improve Cardiovascular Health in Spinal Cord Injury Human Physiology American Heart Association 2 154,000
Sutherland David Collaborative Research: The impact of oceanic forcing on the melting of west Antarctic Peninsula glaciers Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 3 299,302
Bovilsky Lara Teaching Shakespeare to Undergraduates English NEH/Trustees of Amherst College, The 1 6,000
Tindal Gerald Oregon Extended Assessment Subcontract - by invitation Behavioral Research and Teaching U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education 1 238,829
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Design, Manufacture and Construction of Next Generation Tall Wooden Buildings AAA Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture/Oregon State University 1 49,648
Brown Lucien Multimodal Politeness in Korean Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for The Academy of Korean Studies 1 18,951
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network--FTA Partnership FY17, TAAP & TAC Academic Extension National Endowment for the Arts 1 50,000
Ariola Zena 2016 Oregon Programming Languages Summer School (OPLSS) on "Types, Logic, Semantics, and Verification" Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 6 mon 20,000
Jin Qusheng Habitability: from hypothetical methanogen to minimum energy flux of life Geological Sciences NASA 3 284,457
Wee Wei-Li Braddock Education Success Teams (BEST) Program Lindquist College of Business Braddock Family Foundation 1 50,000
Kitagawa Anne Contemporary Korean Ceramics: Inheritance, Spirit, Skill Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Korea Foundation 1 40,000
Connolly Thomas Cultural Resources Survey of a ca. 50 acre parcel north of Lebanon, Linn County Museum of Natural and Cultural History Northside Developers LLC 6 mon 4,346
Rempel Alan Multi-scale models of thermo-mechanical feedbacks on a soft, wet bed Geological Sciences National Science Foundation 3 426,663
Mosely Cass Middle Fork Willamette SE Monitoring Plan Development Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Oregon Dept of Foresty 1 17,282
Frey Raymond A Search for Gravitational Radiation at LIGO: Oregon Experimental Relativity Group High Energy Physics National Science Foundation 3 900,000
Lipshitz Robert FRG: Collaborative Research: Floer Homotopy Theory Mathematics National Science Foundation 3 100,010
Parker Robert 2016-17 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 17,836
Opp-Beckman Leslie Summer 2016 E-Teacher Interim Online Off-the-Shelf Training Courses American English Institute FHI 360 6 mon 112,000
Seeley John Efficacy of Enhanced First Step to Success Intervention for Tertiary-Level Student with Disruptive Behavior Secondary Special Education University of Louisville Research Foundation 4 318,635
Jaramillo Santiago Contribution of distinct auditory pathways to sound-driven choices Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 5 1,532,778
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin 2014 OEESC & ASHRAE 90.1 2013 Energy Consumption Comparisons AAA Energy Studies Building Lab Oregon Department of Energy 1 39,080
Shelton Brad Oregon Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network (RAIN) VP Rsch Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce 2 390,160
Smith Megan RARE AmeriCorps Program 2015-2016 Community Service Center Corporation for National and Community Service/State of Oregon 1 190,000
Steiner Bethany Sankey Park Concept Plan (City of Sweet Home) Community Service Center City of Sweet Home 5 mon 10,800

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