Awards: September 2015

During the month of September 2015, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 24 new awards totaling over $4.1 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.

September New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Geraldine Richmond Molecular Structure, Bonding and Assembly at Nanoemulsion and Liposome Surfaces Materials Science Institute (Chem) U.S. Department of Energy 1 270,000
Jeff Hanes Freeman Internship Grant Years 4 and 5 Asian and Pacific Studies, Center for Freeman Foundation, The 1 400,000
Kathleen Scalise Educational Testing Service (ETS) development of the NAEP Science assessment. CORE External funding Educational Testing Service (ETS) 1 99,793
Bart Johnson EPA Fellowship Number 91769501-0 Sustainable Environment, Institute for a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2 17,000
Ellen Eischen QuBBD: Collaborative Research: Interactive Ensemble clustering for mixed data with application to mood disorders Mathematics National Science Foundation 1 19,500
Shannon Sardell Historic Structures Report for the Historic Hangar and 321st Observation Squadron Headquarters Building at Pearson Air Museum, for Vancouver National Historic Site Historic Preservation U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service 1 25,922
Michael Pluth MRI: Acquisition of an Epifluorescent Microscope for Research and Education at the University of Oregon CAMCOR Facility Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation 3 108,951
Benjamin Aleman Match to MRI: Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope with Optical, Thermal, and Electrical Analysis Capabilities Materials Science Institute (Physics) Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute 3 22,712
Raymond Frey LIGO Operations: Robert Schofield High Energy Physics, Center for National Science Foundation/California Inst. of Technology 1 80,020
Brian O'Neill Cultural Resources Baseline Studies for the Olalla Creek Bridge #19C245 Replacement Project, Douglas County Museum of Anthropology ODOT/David Evans and Associates, Inc. 2 47,081
Reza Rejaie COSN 2015 Student Travel (ACM Conference on Online Social Networks) Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 1 15,000
Charles Martinez Graduate Teaching Fellowship Support for Paul Beach, the Center for Equity Promotion Center for Equity Promotion Educational Policy Improvement Center 1 34,316
Julie Sykes The Language Flagship Linkages: Secondary Schools and Community Colleges Applied Second Language Studies, Center for DOD/Institute of International Education 1 350,003
Kathy Lynn North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative Tribal Climate Change Partnership Environmental Studies U.S. Department of Interior 1 7,003
Bethany Steiner Career and College Readiness - Curriculum Modules Community Service Center Educational Policy Improvement Center 3 months 3,810
Ellen Eischen Automorphic Forms and L-functions: P-adic Aspects and Applications (Transfer from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Mathematics National Science Foundation 3 135,000
Pat O Grady Harney Basin Curation Museum of Natural History U.S. Department of Interior 5 8,000
Gregory Bothun South Metro-Salem Integrated STEM Physics USDE/Oregon Dept Ed/Pacific University 3 months 50,385
Michael Harms Using Ancestral Sequence Reconstruction to Dissect a Multifunctional Protein Molecular Biology, Institute of Pew Charitable Trusts 5 240,000
Edward Kameenui EBISS Coaching Support 2015-16 Rsch Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education 1 500,405
Nelson Ting Doctoral Dissertation Research: Regulation of Immune Gene Expression and Disease Susceptibility in the Endangered Ugandan Red Colobus (Procolobus rufomitratus tephrosceles) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Center for National Science Foundation 2 28,980
Benjamin Aleman Match to MRI: Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope with Optical, Thermal, and Electrical Analysis Capabilities Materials Science Institute (Physics) Oregon Best 2 50,000
Brice Kuhl Neural mechanisms for reducing interference during episodic memory formation Psychology National Institutes of Health 4 1,121,533
Anne Powell Lrig1-Expressing Colonic Stem Cells in Homeostasis and Repair Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health 3 505,536

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