December 2018

During the month of December 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 25 new awards totaling more than $6.9 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.

December New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Brau James Linear Collider Collaboration Directorate Research Center High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $100,000
Brau James International Linear Collider Development Department of Physics U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1 $4,502
Bruce Josh IAA Oregon Tsunami Conference Student Facilitators DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engagement Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries 1 $2,500
Cycyk Lauren Maternal Mental Health and the Early Language Experiences of Children from Latino Homes Research Prevention Sci Inst Operations American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation 1 $10,000
DeVigal Andrew Gather 2.0 + Case Studies (NII) School of Journalism and Communication City University of New York 1 $133,650
Guldberg Bob Mechanical Regulation of Vascular Growth and Remodeling Knight Campus National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3 $1,399,981
Harms Mike Probing the origin and mechanism of misfolding in PrP via reconstruction of ancestral proteins Research Institute of Molecular Biology U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 1 $6,000
Harwood Mike Former Yord Dee Property Assessment Project [901 Franklin Soil Remediation] UO Gen 901 Franklin Parking State of Oregon 3 $60,000
Jasti Ramesh Exploration of radial conjugation pathways in pi-electron materials Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 3 $294,592
Linville-Knobelspiesse Deanna Parent-Adolescent Body Project: Eating Disorder Prevention for Families Center for Equity Promotion U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 3 $30,000
Melgar Moctezuma Diego Physics based broadband simulations for Earthquake Early Warning Department of CAS Earth Sciences U.S. Geological Survey 1 $85,268
Miller Adam Molecular mechanisms of electrical synapse formation in vivo Research Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $2,006,835
Niell Cristopher Impact of environmental experience on visual processing and behavior Research Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $399,433
Parker Robert 2018 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engagement Oregon Wine Board 1 $80,000
Paty Carol Particle Environment Package (PEP) is selected to fly on the Jupiter Icy moon Explorer (JUICE) Department of CAS Earth Sciences University of Nevada 4 $50,100
Posner Michael Improving white matter in the human brain CAS Psychology Office of Naval Research 2 $235,413
Raschio Greg KWAX Corporation for Public Broadcasting Community Service Grant University Communications Corporation for Public Broadcasting 1 $95,956
Roering Josh Landslide Risk Management in Remote Communities: Integrating Geoscience, Data Science, and Social Science in Local Context Department of CAS Earth Sciences National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Baylor College of Medicine) 3 $499,450
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network-Oregon Cultural Trust OPAA MNCH Operations Oregon Cultural Trust 1 $20,000
Skov Joshua Greenhouse gas emissions from emerging transportation services: Development of inventory methodology for rapid use and policy engagement College of Business Environmental Law Institute 2 $33,227
Tanner-Smith Emily What Works Clearinghouse Statistics, Website, and Training Research Prevention Sci Inst Operations ASAE Foundation 1 $207,673
Taylor Richard Bionic Retina - Blindness Restoration Research Physics/MSI Research Projects Living Legacy Foundation 1 $160,000
Toomey Douglas Alert North Bay Phase I CAS Earth Sciences Operations University of Nevada 2 $81,894
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin OIC Acoustics Chamber Construction DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Business Oregon 3 $702,218
Westerfield Monte Baylor (U54) Center for Personalized Expression and Functional Gene Analysis in Drosophila and Zebrafish (phase II) Research Institute of Neuroscience U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) 3 $256,982