Awards: September 2016

During the month of September 2016, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received more than 40 new awards totaling more than $24.2 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

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Abrams Jesse Integrating Social and Ecological Resilience into Forest Management Planning ISE BLM 3 288,984.00
Barber Matthew Adaptive Evolution of Bacteria in the Battle for Iron IEE NIH 3 746,035.00
Danaher Brian eHealth Coping Skills Training and Coach Support for Women Whose Partner Has a Drinking Problem PSI University of Buffalo/NIH 1 430,857.00
Den Wymelenberg Kevin Dyson Hygiene and Hand Drying ESBL Dyson Corp 3 35,000.00
Den Wymelenberg Kevin 2014 OEESC & ASHRAE 90.1 2013 Energy Consumption Comparisons ESBL State of Oregon - Department of Consumer & Business Services 1 20,000.00
Endzweig Pamela Curation of Archaeological Collections and Documentation of Human Remains from Dirty Shame Rockshelter, Oregon, MNCH BLM 1 6,000.00
Fien Francis Comprehensive Centers Program: National Comprehensive Center on Improving Literacy for Students with Disabilities CTL USDE 5 7,448,728.00
Gavin Daniel Holocene Fire History and the Vulnerability of a Primary Rainforest to Fire Encroachment Environmental Science Institute NSF 3.5 299,954.00
Hartz Cheryl Rehousing of Oversize, Flat Items from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Collection Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 1 12,293.00
Hibbard Michael Building Rural Community Resilience through Entrepreneurship in the New Natural Resource Economy Community Service Center Ford Family Foundation 1 60,000.00
Johnson Darren Design of Modular Receptors for Ion and Molecule Design of Modular Receptors for Ion and Molecule Recognition Materials Science Institute (Chem) NIH 2 501,885.00
Kribs Graham Dark Matter and Beyond the Standard Model: Continued Collaboration with Scientists in the Theoretical Physics Department at Fermilab Theoretical Science DOE 1 6,000.00
Leve Leslie The Early Growth and Development Study Pediatric Cohort PSI NIH 2 3,321,291.00
Lovering Andrew Integrative physiology of VIIP: cardiopulmonary, sleep, and cognitive function assessment during hypercapnic bed rest Human Physiology Wyle, Science, Technology, and Engineering Group/NASA 1 127,275.00
Marcus Andrew Structural studies of DNA at replication fork junctions by 2D fluorescence spectroscopy Oregon Center for Optics NSF 3 570,000.00
Martinez Charles ESCALA (Escuela y Carrera Latina / Latino School and Career) CORE Iris Media/NIH 1 15,000.00
McMorran Benjamin Quantum Superpositions of Free Electron Orbital Angular Momentum MSI NSF 3 543,611.00
Muller Brook Training and Research on Integrated Solutions to Rising Ground Water in Historic Settings AAA Dept of State 6 mon 15,502.00
O'Neill Brian Cultural Resources Inventory of the Haag Lake Perimeter Road Project, Washington County MNCH US-DOT 1.5 19,159.00
Opp-Beckman Leslie Online English teacher training on the topic of Blended Learning and Flipped Classroom AEI DOS 6 mon 67,200.00
Parson Craig The Cultural Dimensions of Water Security in Kathmandu, Nepal Global Studies USDE 2 40,978.00
Pascoe Cheri Kid Medicine: The Art and Science of Healing in Pediatric Hospitals. Sociology NSF 2 120,000.00
Postlethwait John Resources for Teleost Gene Duplicates and Human Disease ION NIH 5 2,996,357.00
Powell Laurie Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Trainer Skill Builder Professional Development Field Initiated) CBIRT ACL/DHHS 3 599,923.00
Richmond Geraldine LMI Frontiers of Science Education Symposium COACH Dept of State 1 65,000.00
Rosiek Gerald The University of Oregon Sapsik'wa?á (Teacher) Education Project: An Indigenous Professional Teacher Preparation Program Proposal CORE USDE 4 1,199,837.00
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network-OCT Partnership Proposal: Part-time Program Manager Oregon Folklife Network Oregon Cultural Trust 1 20,000.00
Sardell Shannon Historic Resources Inventory and Documentation for the Skagway and White Pass District National Historic Landmark. AAA National Park Service 5 115,194.00
Scalise Kathleen Educational Testing Service (ETS) development of the NAEP Science assessment. CORE Educational Testing Service 9 mon 96,807.00
Shanley Caroline The NumberShire Integrated Tutor System: Supporting schools to scale up evidence-based education technology to improve math outcomes for students with disabilities CTL USDE 5 2,489,481.00
Sohlberg McKay The RULE project: Read Understand Learn & Excel CORE NSF 2 200,000.00
Sprague Jeffrey Lane County Risk Assessment Tool CORE Lane County 5 mon 13,633.00
Srivastava Sanjay Personality Reputation Formation and Network Structure on Twitter Psychology NSF 3 488,984.00
Steiner Bethany Track and Field Event Parking District Community Service Center City of Eugene 1 mon 3,350.00
Tichenor Daniel States of Immigration: The History, Culture, and Politics of Inclusion and Exclusion Political Science NEH 2 200,000.00
Toomey Douglas Next-generation 3D imaging of the on- and off-axis mantle and crustal magmatic systems at the Endeavour segment Geological Sciences NSF 2 181,069.00
Unruh Deanne STAY OUT: Strategies Teaching Adolescent Young Offenders with Disabilities to Use Transition Skills- Supplemental Fund Year Development of Education Achieveme1nt USDE 1 55,000.00
von Hippel Peter Peter von Hippel Senior Scientist Mentor Award MolBio Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation 1 20,000.00
Wang Hailin MEMS-Based Platform for Quantum Information Processing with Spins in Diamond Oregon Center for Optics Air Force/DOD 3 749,229.00
Weiner Merle 2016-2017 Victims of Crime Act One-Time Grant Law School Oregon Department of Justice - U.S. Department of Justice 2 77,400.00

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