Awards: May 2016

During the month of May 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 27 new awards totaling more than $4.5 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.

May New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Hutchison James GOALI:Collaborative Research:3D Printed Graded-Index Magnetodielectric Devices Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation 3 210,000
Boettcher Shannon Oregon Rapid Materials Prototyping (RaMP) Facility Materials Science Institute (Chem) M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust/UO Foundation 2.5 476,000
Horner Robert Methods Training Using Single-Case Designs Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education 3 699,936
Vignola Frank Testing instruments for NREL Materials Science Institute (Physics) U.S. Department of Energy 6 mon 25,000
Snodgrass James Associations between testosterone level and immune function among an indigenous Ecuadorian population: testing the Immunocompetence Handicap Hypothesis Anthropology Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. 1.5 20,000
Fisher Philip Lane County DHS FIND Prevention Science Institute Oregon Department of Human Resources 1.5 148,784
Moseley Cassandra Ochoco Collaborative Contractor Capacity Assessment Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Oregon Department of Forestry 9 mon 34,753
Lafer Gordon Charter School Industry Analysis Labor Education and Research Center In The Public Interest 4 mon 34,305
Parker Robert Lane County Rural Prosperity Initiative Community Service Center Lane County Economic Development 4 mon 6,037
Balogun Oluwakemi Beauty Diplomacy: Culture, Markets, and Politics in the Nigerian Beauty Pageant Industry Women's Studies Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 6 mon 15,000
Alonzo Julie Project DATA for RTI: Developing Adept Teams for Advancing RTI Behavioral Research and Teaching U.S. Department of Education 4 1,499,785
Jing-Schmidt Zhuo Oregon Chinese Flagship Program 2016-2020 Student Support Scholarships East Asian Language and Lit Source: Institute of International Education 1 108,250
Fisher Philip FIND Contract - WA Department of Early Learning - Year 2 Prevention Science Institute State of Washington 9 mon 210,445
Going Alicia Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs), Summer 2016 American English Institute U.S. Department of State 8 mon 236,885
Pluth Michael Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program Materials Science Institute (Chem) Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation 5 75,000
Moseley Cassandra Outlook Stewardship Project Lessons Learned and Monitoring Assistance Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Upper WIllamette Community Development Corporation 1 12,350
Sinha Dev Rational homotopy, Chern-Simons, group cohomology, and geometric cochains Mathematics Simons Foundation 5 35,000
Schlossberg Marc Year 5 NITC Scholars Program Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 30,000
Schlossberg Marc Year 5 LiveMove Student Group & Visiting Scholar Support Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 30,000
Schlossberg Marc NITC UO Executive Committee Member Yr 5 Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation/Portland State University 1 33,077
Divus Kevin American Academy in Rome Fellowship Classics, Department of American Academy in Rome 9 mon 28,000
Wachter Claire The Virtual Piano Master Course Music, School of Oregon Community Foundation 3 30,000
Bownik Marcin Harmonic and functional analysis of wavelet and frame expansions Mathematics Simons Foundation 5 35,000
Mercurio Kathryn Strengthening the Business Research Institute Through the Acquisition of Eye Tracking Software Lundquist College of Business HEDCO Fdn. 1 94,000
Boettcher Shannon Low-Cost III-V Photovoltaic Materials by Chloride Vapor Transport Deposition Using Safe Solid Precursors Materials Science Institute (Chem) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 225,000
Smith Jean Louise Literacy Study Group for Teachers of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Project LSG) CTL University of Washington/U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 1 54,954
Sykes Julie LinguaFolio Online: Cycle 2 Year 3 Applied Second Language Studies NSA/University of Maryland 10 mon 140,188

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