June 2019

During the month of June 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 28 new awards totaling more than $4.4 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.

June New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
McCormick David Peripheral nerve stimulation enhanced cortical plasticity and learning in mice Institute of Neuroscience Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)(University of Wisconsin System) 2 $779,216
Fisher Philip Early Childhood Measures Library College of Arts and Sciences — Psychology / Center for Translational Neuroscience Pritzker Children?s Initiative 2 $500,000
Chaussard Estelle Using 25 years of deformation due to groundwater extraction in the Central Valley, CA to characterize time-dependent aquifer properties and quantify the associated stress change on faults College of Arts and Sciences —Department of Earth Sciences National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 3 $494,037
Lockery Shawn Genetic analysis of endocannabinoid signaling in C. elegans Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $405,217
Nolen Brad Murdock Foundation equipment grant to purchase a spinning disk confocal microscope for imaging facility Institute of Molecular Biology M. J. Murdock Charitable Trust(University of Oregon Foundation) 3 $347,000
Fonstad Mark EAGER: Next-Generation Riverscape Mapping and Monitoring College of Arts and Sciences — Geography Operations National Science Foundation 2 $300,000
Johnson David Collaborative Research: Understanding Cross-plane and In-plane Transport in 2D Layered Heterostructures Chemistry / Materials Science Institute National Science Foundation 3 $233,104
Gaede Franny Open Impact: Developing Robust Analytics for Open Source Solution Bundle Hyrax Libraries Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 1 $203,508
LaFoya Bryce Membrane Localization of Atypical Protein Kinase C during Neuroblast Polarization (F32 fellowship) Institute of Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health (NIH) 3 $186,582
Durairajan Ram CRII: NeTS: Denoising Internet Delay Measurements using Weak Supervision College of Arts and Sciences — Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 2 $174,999
Cahoon Cori Investigation of temperature-sensitive chromosome structures in spermatogenesis (fellowship) Institute of Molecular Biology Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research 3 $168,000
Richmond Geraldine Charting the Course: Career Advancement Strategies & Planning for Two-Year Technical Educators COACh National Science Foundation 1 $99,893
Erickson Brittany Collaborative Research: From Loading to Dynamic Rupture - how do fault geometry and material heterogeneity affect the earthquake cycle? -- NSF Grant Transfer from PSU College of Arts and Sciences —Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 1 $95,455
Schombert James Calibrating the Stellar Mass of Star Forming Galaxies Department of Physics National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)(Case Western Reserve University) 3 $55,755
Ruiz Chris Douglas County Bridges Replacement Museum of Natural and Cultural History / OSMA Research Ops David Evans and Associates, Inc. 1 $50,700
Ruiz Chris Sisemore Bridge #17C02 Project, Deschutes County Museum of Natural and Cultural History / OSMA Research Ops David Evans and Associates, Inc. 1 $48,569
Ariola Zena Oregon Programming Languages Summer School 2019: Foundations of Probabilistic Programming and Security College of Arts and Sciences —Computer and Information Science National Science Foundation 1 $25,000
Huber-Stearns Heidi Lakeview CFLR Ten Year Social and Economic Monitoring Institute for a Sustainable Environment U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 3 $20,000
Lynn Kathy Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Project 2019-2024 Environmental Studies Program U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1 $15,000
Condon David The Mobile Toolbox for Monitoring Cognitive Function - Data Core College of Arts and Sciences — Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Northwestern University) 1 $10,509
Young Ben Bijective and Algebraic Combinatorics Department of Mathematics Simons Foundation 1 $8,400
Shen Yefeng FJRW theory, mirror symmetry, and modular forms Department of Mathematics Simons Foundation 1 $8,400
Dugger Daniel Equivariant homotopy theory for spaces with involutions Department of Mathematics Simons Foundation 1 $8,400
Akhtari Shabnam Problems in Diophantine approximation and the geometry of numbers Department of Mathematics Simons Foundation 1 $8,400
Howard Michael Yamhill County Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update (cash match to DR4328 grant; EPCS 26786) College of Design — Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Yamhill County 1 $8,000
Condon David The Mobile Toolbox for Monitoring Cognitive Function - Project Core College of Arts and Sciences — Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Northwestern University) 1 $3,217
Barkhurst Phyllis Support for CPAN Attendance at Roots of Empathy 2019 Symposium College of Education — Center for Equity Promotion Ford Family Foundation 1 $2,855
Shende Sameer ECP SDK Subcontract to the University of Oregon from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oregon Advanced Computing Institute for Science and Society U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $140,000

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