Awards: November 2017

During the month of November 2017, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 19 new awards totaling more than $3.1 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.

November New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Morrison Deb What Design Can Do: Climate Change Action Project RU Climate Ready? School of Journalism and Communication What Design Can Do (IKEA Foundation & Autodesk Foundation) 0.50 5,800
Allen Nick Automatic Multimodal Affect Detection for Research and Clinical Use Psychology NIH via subaward from Uni of Pittsburgh 4.67 125,108
Tanner-Smith Emily Nashville Longitudinal Study of Youth Safety and Well-being Ed Prevention Science Nat. Inst. Of Justice via subcontract from Vanderbilt 4.25 248,391
Lind John Paths 2 the Future For All Center on Human Development Dept of Education via subcontract from UC Davis 1.00 247,986
Rempel Alan Geological significance of frost heave on Amazonian Mars CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) HASA via subaward from Planetary Science Institute 3.00 65,138
McCormick David Transfer R01 Mechanisms of Rapid Modulation of Auditory Responsiveness Biology NIH. R01 transfer from Yale 4.00 1,222,408
Glang Ann Development and Evaluation of Sports Concussion Prevention Strategies (Subaward) Brain Injury Research Training, Center On CDC via subaward from Seattle Children's Hospital 1.00 65,173
Fernandez Lara Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) Program partnered with Springfield School District Economics Oregon Dept. Education via subaward from Springfield School District 19 1.67 118,407
Mital Steve rEVUP Eugene - electric vehicle uptake Campus Operations City of Eugene 1.00 10,000
McGuire Krista Coastal SEES (Track 2), Collaborative: Developing High Performance Green Infrastructure Systems to Sustain Coastal Cities [Grant Transfer] Biology NSF transfer 0.88 8,090
Johnson Darren New Oxidants for Metals Polishing Chemistry Cabot Microelectronics Corp. 1.00 153,571
Lovering Andrew Does Patent Foramen Ovale Exacerbate Inflammation and Reduced Physical Activity in Patients with Vasculitis? (Jacob Kysar - Student ACSM award) Human Physiology ACSM Student Research Grant Program 1.00 1,200
Phillips Patrick Systems variation underlying the genetics of aging Biology NIH - NIA 4.75 494,950
Umansky Ilana Jacobs Foundation Young Scholars Research Funding Educational Methodology, Policy and Leadership Jacobs Foundation 2.00 42,308
Hulse David A Monitoring Framework for the the Willamette Floodplain DSGN Landscape Architecture Meyer Memorial Trust 2.00 45,000
Melnick Robert Pecos National Historical Park (PECO) Cultural Landscape Report DSGN Landscape Architecture National Parks 1.00 209,476
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resource Inventory of the Frozen Creek Culvert Replacement Project, Douglas County Museum of Anthropology Douglas county via subcontract from I.E.Engineering Inc. 0.17 7,907
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Kalwall Visible spectral transmission and Color Rendering Index (CRI) DSGN Architecture & Interior Architecture KalWall Corporation 0.04 3,051
Shende Sameer An Infrastructure for Performance Engineering using the MPI Tools Interface Neuroinformatics Center Lawrence Livermore Nat. Lab. 1.00 120,000

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