July 2019

During the month of July 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 54 new awards totaling more than $6.4 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please see our monthly award reports.

July New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Addington Nicolas K3 surfaces, derived categories, and cubic fourfolds 223500 CAS Mathematics Operations National Science Foundation 3 $150,000
Allen Nick Yr5 ORI Subaward: Depressed Mothers' Parenting of Adolescents: Social-cognitive & Neural Mechanisms [Amendment #5] 223520 CAS Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Oregon Research Institute) 1 $306,788
Carter Alison Urbanism, Environment, and Household Ecology at Angkor 222510 CAS Anthropology Operations Earthwatch Institute 1 $5,000
Chaparro Erin An Investigation of Direct Instruction Spoken English for At-Risk English Learners (Year 3) 226974 Ed ECS Educ and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(Oregon Research Institute) 1 $87,917
Craig Ann Museum Science Adventures: Increasing Family Learning in Rural Oregon 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History Ford Family Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $23,265
Cronce Jessica Implementing a brief mindfulness-based group intervention to reduce harmful drinking and promote well-being among college students 632501 Prevention Sci Inst Operations Pacific Coast College Health Association 1 $2,500
Danley Danley Ronald E. McNair Post-baccalaureate Achievement Program (Year 2) 267051 UESS Admin Operations U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 1 $266,199
Davis Edward Conserving Oregon's Fossil Heritage through Fossil Preparation 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 3 $50,505
de Lorenzo David Twentieth Century Children's Literature: Exploring the Past, Understanding the Present 250000 Libraries National Archives and Records Administration 2 $59,758
DeGarmo Dave SMART Optimization of a Parenting Program for Active-Duty Families 632501 Rsch Prevention Sci Inst Operations U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)(University of Minnesota) 1 $101,425
Dorsey Rebecca Collaborative Research: Testing Evolutionary Pseudocongruence Along the Baja California Peninsula Through Integration of Geologic and Genomic Data 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 5 $645,706
Dou Dejing NSF Student Travel Support for the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2019) 223400 CAS CIS Computer & Information Sci National Science Foundation 1 $24,000
Dufek Josef Collaborative research:Mapping bed forces to granular flow properties (non-lead) 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 3 $240,280
Dufek Josef TRIBOELECTRIC CHARGING OF PARTICLES ON TITAN: ASSESSING THE ROLE OF CHARGING AND AGGREGATION ON THE GEOMORPHOLOGY OF TITAN 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 3 $301,327
Frey Raymond QuarkNet Summer 2019 Workshop - MOU Year 7 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics National Science Foundation(University of Notre Dame) 1 $2,000
Garcia David Cellular memories of a stressful past: encoding by epigenetic regulation of RNA 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of Medical Research Foundation 1 $40,000
Glugatch Lindsay Sibling Techniques for Enhancing Play and Support (STEPS) for a Sibling Bond for Children with ASD (fellowship) 226974 Educational and Community Supports Organization for Autism Research 1 $1,971
Grimes Daniel Using Zebrafish to Understand Spine Growth and Disease 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of Donald and Delia Baxter Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $100,000
Halliwill John Porter Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award - Emily Larson [Renewal] 223440 Human Physiology American Physiological Society 1 $28,300
Hinman Melissa Using zebrafish to understand and treat myotonic dystrophy digestive phenotypes 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of Muscular Dystrophy Association 3 $210,000
Howard Michael Lincoln County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)(Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development) 1 $45,000
Hutchinson Ben Leveraging Deep Probabilistic Models to Understand the Neural Bases of Subjective Experience 223520 CAS Psychology - Psychology, Dept. of National Science Foundation(Northeastern University) 1 $9,270
Jayne Melodi Katherine Zarn Sequencing Project 611116 Research Core Business Services U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1 $24,255
Johnson Darren AlOx coating of high temperature materials 630901 Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) Minteq International Inc. 1 $134,085
Johnson David A Mechanistic Approach to Solid State Synthesis by Controlling Interfacial Reactions 630901 Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 3 $450,000
Kennedy Patrick Multiple-choice Online Causal Comprehension Assessment for Adults: Measuring Individual Differences in Reading Comprehension Ability of Struggling Adult Learners by Text Type (MOCCA-College) 632600 Ed Ctr on Teaching & Learning U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(University of California) 1 $50,151
Kentros Cliff Mechanisms of age- and experience-dependent neural plasticity and behavior 631200 Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH)(University of Chicago, The) 5 $76,531
Maslakova Svetlana Collaborative Research: ARTS: Understanding Tropical Invertebrate Diversity Through Integrative Revisionary Systematics and Training 630950 Oregon Institute of Marine Biology National Science Foundation 4 $99,468
McIntosh Kent Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention (Subaward from University of Alabama) 226974 Educational and Community Supports National Institutes of Health (NIH)(University of Alabama) 1 $14,000
Minson Christopher Targeting Hypertension and Insulin Resistance with Heat Therapy 223440 Human Physiology American Heart Association 3 $300,000
Norris Boyana Code Quality Research 223400 CAS CIS Computer & Information Sci U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $114,987
Paquette Gabe Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing: 2019/2020 224101 Clark Honors College Calderwood Charitable Foundation(Wellesley College) 1 $141,440
Parker Robert SparkNW USDA REDA (Renewable Energy Development Assistance) 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2 $100,000
Parker Robert Oregon21 Car-free Access 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Travel Oregon 1 $20,001
Parker Robert University of Oregon Economic Development Center (EDAUC) 2019-20 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) 1 $143,025
Paty Carol Characterizing the Influence of ICMES at Mercury Using MESSENGER Observations and Multifluid Simulations[NASA Grant Transfer] 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 1 $251,280
Plesa Calin Ubiquitous biosensing through engineered histidine kinases 110400 Knight Campus Burroughs Wellcome Fund 4 $430,000
Ruiz Chris Downtown Riverfront Redevelopment Project, Eugene, Lane County 266600 MNCH Operations City of Eugene 2 $117,145
Ruiz Chris Old Highway 99N Winchester Bridge to Pleasant Ave Improvements Project, Douglas County; Monitoring 266300 MNCH/OSMA Research Ops David Evans and Associates, Inc. 1 $46,341
Ruiz Chris Market District Commons Affordable Housing Project 266600 MNCH Operations Homes for Good 1 $26,814
Sahakian Valerie Bay Area Site Effects: Exploring Site Spectral Physical Parameters 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations U.S. Geological Survey 1 $91,712
Schlossberg Marc Educate the Educators: Diffusing the SCYP University-Community Partnership Model (Year 3) 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Portland State University) 1 $23,250
Schlossberg Marc NITC UO Student Scholars Program (year 8) 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Portland State University) 1 $45,000
Schlossberg Marc NITC LiveMove Student Group & Visiting Scholar Support (Year 8) 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Portland State University) 1 $30,000
Schlossberg Marc NITC UO Executive Committee Member (year 8) 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Portland State University) 1 $25,000
Scott Ellen Unpredictable Scheduling Practices in Oregon - Second Phase 222585 CAS Sociology Operations United Food and Commercial Workers Union 1 $20,000
Singh Nadia CAREER: The Evolution of fine-scale recombination landscapes 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution National Science Foundation 1 $259,523
Smith Jo Rural Opportunities Initiative 226360 Equity Promotion, Center for Meyer Memorial Trust(Business Oregon) 0 $56,726
Sterner Kirstin Doctoral Dissertation Research: Investigating the effects of diet on biological age through a rhesus macaque epigenetic clock. 222510 Anthropology, Department of National Science Foundation 2 $29,379
Strom David U.S. ATLAS SUPER2019 Undergraduate Research 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $5,226
Thomas Amanda Rapid Magnitude Assessment of Large Earthquakes from Machine Learning [fellowship] 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 1 $44,946
Tindal Gerald Oregon Extended Assessment Subcontract - by invitation 226976 Ed BRT Behavioral Rsch & Teaching U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(Oregon Department of Education) 1 $510,250
Wei Qi Acceptability of Behavioral Treatment for Challenging Behavior Among Chinese Parents (fellowship) 226974 Educational and Community Supports Organization for Autism Research 1 $1,007
Williams Chuck [OVPRI Innovation Fund - Ksana Health] Development of study specific web portals for the EARS tool 690000 Vice President for Research and Innovation University of Oregon Foundation(University of Oregon OVPRI Innovation Fund) 1 $45,000

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