Awards: September 2014

During the month of September 2014, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 30 new awards and 1 competitive continuation totaling over $11.2 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.

September New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Trudy Cameron Can Internet Surveys be Trusted? Economics National Science Foundation/Resources for the Future 1 18,000
Richard Hildreth Implementing Ecosystem Based Management (EBM): Connecting Caretakers of the Oregon Coast with Transformative and Practical Legal Tools. Law Oregon University System 1 88,001
Yizhao Yang 2014 Chengdu China Workshop Sustainable Cities Initiative Chengdu Planning & Design Institute 1 25,000
Boyana Norris RNET Subcontract (HPC Application Energy Measurement and Optimization) Computer and Information Science Department of Energy/RNET Technologies 1 90,000
Robert Parker Needs Assessment and Travel/Tourism Promotion of Historic Oregon Theaters Community Service Center Oregon Tourism Commission 1 16,000
Brendan Bohannan Dimensions US-BIOTA-Sao Paulo: Collaborative Research: Integrating Dimensions of Microbial Biodiversity across Land Use Change in Tropical Forests Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for National Science Foundation 5 608,603
Philip Fisher Translational Drug Abuse Prevention TDAP Center - Dave DeGarmo - Research Component 3 Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health/Oregon Social Learning Center 1 43,284
Zena Ariola Sandia Lab Research Fellowship Computer and Information Science Sandia National Laboratories 1 16,656
Ramesh Jasti CAREER: Synthesis and Reactivity of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon Belts: Towards a Bottom-Up Organic Synthesis of Carbon Nanotubes Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation 4 400,704
Elliot Berkman Tailored Inhibitory Control Training to Reverse EA-linked Deficits in Mid-life Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health 2 580,000
Steven Huter IRNC: ENgage: Building Network Expertise and Capacity for International Science Collaboration Network Start-up Resource Center National Science Foundation 5 3,732,343
Yong Zhao Promoting Educator Networks: Standards-Based Instruction for English Learners (PEN) CORE External funding U.S. Department of Education/Center for Applied Linguistics 3 649,019
Ann Glang In the Classroom: Supporting Students with TBI Brain Injury Research Training U.S. Department of Education 3 599,016
Catrin Rode Titter: An Intelligent Tutoring System to Improve Educational Outcomes in Youth with TBI Brain Injury Research Training U.S. Department of Education 3 599,198
Cassandra Moseley Local Contracting Capacity (Bid Lot E) Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Oregon Department of Forestry 1 76,009
Kurt Langworthy Antimicrobial Fabric Treatment Using Nanosilver Materials Science Institute (Chem) Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute 1 69,376
Joshua Bruce Tillamook Co. Risk Map Integration Community Service Center Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2 30,000
Joshua Bruce Clackamas Co. Risk Map Integration Community Service Center Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 2 28,500
Cassandra Moseley Piloting Socioeconomic Performance Measures for the Watershed Condition Framework Sustainable Environment, Institute for a U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service 5 40,000
Alexandra Polishchuk A-infinity Structures and Derived Categories in Algebraic Geometry Mathematics National Science Foundation/Mathematical Sciences 3 154,999
Michael Raymer Fundamental Quantum Optics in Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibers Oregon Center for Optics National Science Foundation/Physics 3 454,258
Henry Childs XVis: Visualization for the Extreme-Scale Scientific-Computation Ecosystem Computer and Information Science U.S. Department of Energy 1 374,000
Allen Malony Performance Understanding and Analysis for Exascale Data Management Workflows Neuroinformatics Center U.S. Department of Energy 3 382,500
Francis Fien Age of Learning / Center on Teaching and Learning Collaboration Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning Age of Learning, Inc. 1 12,000
Daniel Lowd EAGER: Robust Machine Learning for Adversarial Domains Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 1 104,997
Santiago Jaramillo The role of the striatum in adaptive categorization of sounds Neuroscience, Institute of Medical Research Foundation 1 39,999
Janne Underriner American Indian/Native Alaskan Pedagogy NW Indian Language Institute Operations Oregon Department of Education/Springfield School District #19 2 26,489
James Meacham Phase 7 Atlas of Wildlife Migration: Wyoming’s Ungulates: Private Foundation Funds Geography University of Wyoming 1 71,100
Adell Amos 5th Edition of David Getches' Water Law Nutshell Law Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation 2 2,000
Judith Hibbard Testing a New Model of Care for Chronic Illness: Tailored care-pathways based on clinical and behavioral patient profiles Sustainable Environment, Institute for a Commonwealth Fund, The 1 147,962

September Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Leslie Opp-Beckman E-Teacher Scholarship Program, Professional Development Workshop and Massive Open Online Courses 2014-15 American English Institute U.S. Department of State 1 1,800,000

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