Awards: March 2016

During the month of March 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 24 new awards totaling $1.97 million in support of research activities.*

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March New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Riki Saltzman Oregon Folklife Network: Program Manager and Native Youth Documentation Project Pilot Academic Extension Oregon Cultural Trust 9 mon 20,000
David Hulse Student Explorations of Residential Landscape Designs in the McKenzie River Riparian Area Consistent with EWEB Voluntary Incentive Program Intentions Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Eugene Water & Electric Board 3 17,250
Robert Malony Performance Scaling of Data Analytics Systems on HPC Machines Neuroinformatics Center U.S. Department of Energy/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 7 mon 31,258
Robert Parker Oregon Historic Theaters Phase II - Survey Component Community Service Center Oregon Parks & Recreation Department/Restore Oregon 6 mon 3,000
David Hulse Tracking Progress Towards Restoration Goals In the Willamette River System Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Meyer Memorial Trust 2 13,200
Frank Vignola Characterizing and Testing of Photovoltaic Modules Using High Quality Irradiance Data and a Three Quadrant IV Curve Tracer - Partners in Science Materials Science Institute (Physics) M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 2 15,000
James Meacham Finn Rock Projects Map Geography McKenzie River Trust 1 mon 1,500
Michael Hibbard Building Rural Community Resilience through Entrepreneurship in the New Natural Resource Economy Community Service Center Meyer Memorial Trust 5 mon 25,000
Gregory Bothun Student Undergraduate Research Projects in Astronomy/Atmospheric Science at the University of Oregon Physics NASA/Oregon State University 5 mon 12,000
Adam Miller Molecular Mechanisms of Electrical Synapse Formation in vivo (R00) Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health 3 747,000
Brian O'Neill Cultural Resources Inventory of the Fir Grove Park Playground & Splashpad Development Project Museum of Anthrolpology City of Roseburg 1 7,458
Jun Li TWC: Medium: Collaborative Research: oSAFARI—Online Social Network Fraud and Attack Research and Identification Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 4 507,052
Benjamin McMorran Electron Interferometry Using Nanofabricated Gratings Materials Science Institute (Physics) M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust 1 15,000
Timothy Cohen LHC Theory Initiative Physics Johns Hopkins University 9 mon 43,131
Lynne Anderon-Inman The STILTS Project: Strategies for Technology-enhanced Inquiry Learning and Teaching in Science CORE Western Oregon University 1.5 164,995
Gina Biancarosa Reading Minds CORE Spencer Foundation 1 149,802
George Evans Isabelle Salle postdoc Hosting Agreement , Paris School of Economics Economics Paris School of Economics 5 mon 12,362
Patrick Phillips DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Interaction of gene flow, selection and genomic architecture on the genetics of adaptation IEE National Science Foundation 2 18,850
Lauren Lanahan The Role of Local Governments in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems: A Cross-National Comparison of US States and Chinese Provinces. Lundquist College of Business Ewing Marion Kauffman Fdn - Carnegie Mellon University 1 28,149
Zena Ariola Software Verification in the Coq Proof Assistant Computer and Information Science Sandia National Lab - DOE 6 mon 50,000
Michael Bussel Quiet Revolution in Home Care: Archival and Background Research Labor Education and Research Center The United Association for Labor Education 4 mon 2,500
Megan Smith Tomlinson Heritage Preservation Scholarship for 2016 Main Street Conference Community Service Center Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 6 mon 1,045
David Strom LHC ATLAS Upgrade of WBS 1.3 TDAQ Subsystem Physics Brookhaven National Laboratory - DOE 6 mon 61,073
Tyler Kendall The use and utility of localised speech forms in determining identity: forensic and sociophonetic perspectives Linquistics University of York 3 24,358

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