March 2019

During the month of March 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 38 new awards totaling more than $4.9 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.

March New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Ablow Jennifer OHSU-Sullivan: Maternal Obesity and Poor Antenatal Nutrition as Prenatal Risk Factors for ADHD and Neurodevelopmental Endophenotypes College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Oregon Health and Science University) 5 $54,106
Childs Hank ECP VTK-m: Period 3: Updating HPC Visualization Software for Exascale-Era Processors College of Arts and Sciences, Computer & Information Science U.S. Department of Energy (Sandia National Laboratories) 1 $148,680
Ching Tina A Comparative Legislative History of State Sanctuary Laws Library American Association of Law Libraries 1 $5,000
Connolly Thomas 5th Street Public Market Expansion Project, Eugene, Lane County Archaeological Monitoring of Construction and Contingencies Museum of Natural and Cultural History, OSMA Research Ops Obie Companies 1 $46,507
Connolly Thomas Whale Watch Village, Archaeological Damage Assessment of sites in Lincoln County, Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History, OSMA Research Ops Orbis Financial LLC 1 $30,083
Cosme Dani Cancer prevention through dietary change: Training in translational neuroimaging College of Arts and Sciences - Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $81,274
Dillon Krista Emergency Generator for Central Kitchen Safety and Risk Services, Emergency Management & Continuity Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Oregon Emergency Management) 2 $58,914
Fisher Philip Translational Science Model Data Management College of Arts and Science- Psychology, Center Translational Neuroscience Robin Hood Foundation 1 $275,000
Frey Raymond LIGO Operations Research Center High Energy Physics National Science Foundation (California Institute of Technology) 1 $96,986
Goode Joanna Online Professional Development for ECS Teachers Department of Education, CORE Center at Oregon For Research in Education Education Development Center, Inc. 1 $2,720
Graboyes Melissa CAREER: Vernacular Knowledge, Expertise, and Ethics: A Case Study of Malaria Elimination in Zanzibar, 1900-2018 Global Studies Institute National Science Foundation 5 $411,171
Harms Mike CAREER: Protein evolution in high-dimensional sequence space Research Institute of Molecular Biology National Science Foundation 5 $775,012
Hartz Jill Journey to the Third Dimension: Tom Cramer Drawings & Paintings catalog Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford Family Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $7,500
Hartz Jill Acquisition of Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Ford Family Foundation (Oregon Arts Commission) 1 $4,500
Hartz Jill Art Bridges Programming & Evaluation Project Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Art Bridges (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $10,000
Howard Michael Yamhill County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan Update College of Design, Institute of Policy Research & Engagement Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (Oregon Emergency Management) 2 $24,000
Majewsi Stephanie Global Hadronic Triggering R & D for HL-LHC College of Arts and Sciences - Physics National Science Foundation (Stony Brook University) 1 $16,698
Mazurek Linni Embodying Isis: Egyptian Religion and the Negotiation of Greekness in the Second Century CE College of Arts and Science Dean's Office Harvard University 1 $6,644
McCoid Laura RSI Extension Funding College of Education, DESTNY Disability, EI, SSET U.S. Department of Labor (State of Oregon) 1 $141,305
Melgar Moctezuma Diego Machine Learning for Rapid Magnitude and Hazard Characterization of Large Earthquakes College of Arts and Sciences - Earth Sciences Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 3 $427,189
Niell Cristopher Visual coding in freely-moving behavior Research Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $625,654
Norris Boyana Advancing Software Productivity for Exascale Applications: IDEAS2 College of Arts and Sciences, Computer & Information Science Sandia National Laboratories 1 $226,000
O' Grady Pat BLM: 2020 Rimrock Draw Research Project Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Operations U.S. Department of the Interior 1 $20,000
Parker Robert IPRE Policy Lab Task Order 2: Capstone Projects College of Design, Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Lane County 1 $22,400
Parker Robert IPRE Policy Lab Start Up College of Design, Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Lane County 1 $7,600
Parker Robert Resource Assistance for Rural Environments 2018-2019 College of Design, Institute for Policy Research and Engagement Oregon Commission of Voluntary Action and Service 1 $367,292
Richmond Geraldine Water First: Educate, Empower and Emulate Women in Water COACh Elsevier Foundation 3 $210,000
Richmond Geraldine Research Project on the Recruitment, Retention and Promotion of Women in the STEM Fields COACh U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 3 $437,500
Ruiz Chris S Willamette Street Water Main Replacement, Eugene, Lane County Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Operations Eugene Water & Electric Board 1 $13,231
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network Folk & Traditional Arts Partnership FY19, Traditional Arts Apprenticeships Museum of Natural and Cultural History, Operations Oregon Arts Commission 1 $35,000
Schlossberg Marc NITC 2016 Round 2 Conference Travel Funding College of Design, Sustainable Cities Initiative Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Portland State University) 3 $9,000
Sykes Julie LinguaFolio & TELLfolio 2019 Division of Global Engagement, Applied Second Language Studies National Security Agency (NSA) (University of Maryland) 1 $93,325
Tindal Gerald By Invitation: Assessment and Literacy Project Behavioral Research & Teaching Oregon Department of Education 1 $139,940
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Lutron: The workplace of the future and the effects of lighting and views on the workplace experience College of Design, Energy Studies Building Lab Lutron Electronics Co., Inc 1 $10,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Lutron White Paper: The role of holistic indoor light exposure and control on human circadian health College of Art and Design, Energy Studies Building Lab Lutron Electronics Co., Inc 1 $9,500
Vandegrift Elly AAU STEM Mini-Grant Institute of Neuroscience Association of American Universities 2 $20,000
Wilson Wesley A Study of Grain and Soybean Export Flows: Uncovering Their Determinants and the Implications for Infrastructure Investment Department of Economics U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2 $52,427
Wilson Wesley A Spatial Analysis of Railroad, Barge, and Truck Competition for Agricultural Shippers Department of Economics U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2 $66,000