September 2019

During the month of September 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 56 new awards totaling more than $30 million in support of research activities.*

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

September 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 223520 CAS Psychology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Oregon Health and Science University) 1 $105,505
Akhtari Shabnam Problems in Diophantine approximation and the geometry of numbers 223500 CAS Mathematics Operations Simons Foundation 5 $42,000
Alverson Charlotte Oregon Youth Transition Program 2019-2021 226620 Ed DESTNY Disability, EI, SSET Oregon Department of Human Services 2 $988,351
Ariola Zena Renewal AY19-20: Software Verification in the Coq Proof Assistant 223400 CAS CIS Computer & Information Sci U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $102,372
Baldwin Dare IPA: Lead Researcher for CCTV Footage [ShakeAlert] 223520 CAS Psychology - Psychology, Dept. of U.S. Geological Survey 1 $60,000
Barber Matt Molecular mechanisms of evolution at the host-microbe interface 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $1,828,325
Barkan Alice A general platform for designing synthetic operons for production of biofuels and other foreign pathways in algal chloroplasts 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation 3 $310,000
Berenstein Arkady Noncommutative cluster structures 223500 CAS Mathematics Operations Simons Foundation 5 $42,000
Boos Sonja Campus Weeks 2019 - Wunderbar Together 222070 Germanic Languages and Literature, Department of Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany 1 $4,820
Bruce Josh City of Gresham Hazard Policy, Program, and Infrastructure Resilience Review 631500 DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 1 $190,000
Bruce Josh FEMA Cooperating Technical Partnership - Risk Map Admin 631500 DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 1 $10,000
Bruce Josh ShakeAlert EEW Emergency Management Education and Outreach 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage U.S. Geological Survey 1 $55,500
Connolly Thomas Salmon River human remains recovery & site assessment 266300 MNCH/OSMA Research Ops Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians 1 $18,206
Connolly Thomas U.S. Hwy 101 (West Devils Lake Road to Neotsu Drive) Sidewalk,City of Lincoln City 266300 Museum of Anthropology City of Lincoln City 1 $18,886
Davis Edward Conserving Oregon's Fossil Heritage through Fossil Preparation 266600 MNCH Operations U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1 $7,061
de Carvalho Ramos Silva Lucas NSF Convergence Accelerator: : Landscape Carbon Sequestration for Atmospheric Recovery (LCSAR) 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution National Science Foundation 1 $80,610
Erickson Brittany Advancing Simulations of Sequences of Earthquakes and Aseismic Slip (SEAS) 223400 Computer & Information Science, Department of U.S. Geological Survey(Southern California Earthquake Center) 1 $19,000
Faiver Cristina Toxic Entanglements: Public Health, the Global Goods Movement, and Environmental Racism in Southern California 222552 Geography, Department of Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) 1 $10,000
Glang Ann Evaluation of Return to School Programs for Traumatic Brain Injury 223520 CAS Psychology - Psychology, Dept. of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 4 $549,226
Grimes Daniel The Role of Cilia and Cerebrospinal Fluid Flow in Spine Development and Human Disease (R00 phase) 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1 $249,000
Hahn Mike Exploration of Novel Material for Force Dissipation 223440 CAS Human Physiology HPHY JALMR, LLC 1 $10,427
Hartz Jill Art Bridges Programming & Evaluation Project 530000 Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Art Bridges(University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $6,300
Hess Jennifer COMPASS TPM Pilot Study 266200 Labor Ed & Research Ctr U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)(Oregon Health and Science University) 1 $-
Hollenberg David Recovering early Nusayri Shiism: A critical edition and translation of the Manhaj al-?ilm (The Method of Knowledge) 222095 Religious Studies, Department of National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 3 $132,266
Jansen Joana Warm Springs K-8 Academy Native Language Program 632110 NW Indian Lang Inst Ops U.S. Department of Education (USDE)(Jefferson County Board of Education) 1 $48,942
Jeanty Laura Searches for New Long-Lived Particles and Upgrade to the ATLAS Inner Detector 632200 High Energy Physics, Center for U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 5 $750,000
Jenkins Dennis Writing and Publication of the Paisley Caves Archaeology Report 266300 Museum of Anthropology U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 3 $49,939
Karduna Andy Biomechanical metrics to improve performance and reduce elbow injuries in Pac-12 baseball players. 223440 CAS Human Physiology HPHY The Pac-12 Conference(University of Southern California) 3 $417,631
Kennedy Jaime US395: Big Stick Creek - Alkali Preservation Project 266300 MNCH/OSMA Research Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)(Oregon Department of Transportation) 1 $59,973
Langworthy Kurt Purchase Order #4201815579 [Change Order #4] 611116 Research Core Business Services U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)(Raytheon) 1 $22,644
Langworthy Kurt PNNL Staff member, Bruce Arey, use of the xenon plasma focus ion beam microscope at the Center for Advanced Materials Characterization in Oregon (CAMCOR) 611116 Research Core Business Services Battelle Memorial Institute 1 $4,314
Larco Nico Urban Places and Emerging Technology - Knight Foundation 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops Knight Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $39,965
Machalicek Wendy Project CO-LEAD: Leaders in Evidence Based Practices, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Diversity 226974 Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $3,750,000
Machalicek Wendy Improving the Accessibility of Design Comparable Effect Size Metrics for Single Case Research 226974 Educational and Community Supports U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 3 $600,000
Malony Allen PROTEAS - TUNE 641240 Oregon Advanced Computing Institute for Science & Society U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 4 $1,052,291
Melnick Robert CESU: Prairie Creek Fish Hatchery CLR 221530 DSGN Landscape Architecture, Department of U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1 $76,592
Parker Robert Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) AmeriCorps Program 2019-2022 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS)(Oregon Commission of Voluntary Action and Service) 1 $455,760
Pfeifer Jennifer Cheng: Max Planck Institute/Jacobs Foundation Collaboration 223520 CAS Psychology Jacobs Foundation(Max Planck Institute for Human Development) 2 $47,078
Phillips Patrick MIRA: Systems genomics of complex traits 631900 Rsch Inst Ecology & Evolution National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $1,830,955
Pulido Laura FOUNDATIONAL WHITE SUPREMACY IN LANDSCAPES OF US HISTORICAL COMMEMORATION 222550 CAS Ethnic Studies Operations National Science Foundation 5 $350,000
Richmond Geraldine Surveys of NIST 632010 COACh National Institute of Standards and Technology 2 $639,193
Ruiz Chris Applegate House Archaeological Investigation of Springhouse, Douglas County, 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History Lane County History Museum 1 $7,166
Ruiz Chris Reconstruction of Carnes Road (OR-42 to Happy Valley Road) Project, Douglas County 266300 Museum of Anthropology David Evans and Associates, Inc. 1 $42,431
Ruiz Chris City of Eugene Signal Enhancements (City Job No. 975754) ? Archeological Baseline Report 266600 MNCH Operations City of Eugene 1 $14,157
Ruiz Chris River Rd. @ Irving Rd. (City of Eugene)?Phase 1 Archaeological Study and Technical Report 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History City of Eugene 1 $13,820
Seeley John 3/4 Adapting Treatments for Suicidal College Students: AMultisite Trial 226620 Ed DESTNY Disability National Institutes of Health (NIH) 4 $2,690,556
Shen Yefeng FJRW theory, mirror symmetry, and modular forms 223500 CAS Mathematics Operations Simons Foundation 5 $42,000
Stawarska Beata The Morality of Martiality: Beyond Good and Evil in Liberation Struggles 226110 College of Education, Office of the Dean Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS) 1 $5,144
Terrazas Arellanes Fatima ESCOLAR (Etext Supports for Collaborative Online Learning and Academic Reading) Science Units for Upper Elementary School 226360 Equity Promotion, Center for U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $2,499,776
Unruh Deanne Project B-JUST: Brain Injury & JUvenile Services Training: Empirically Defining Training Needs and Competencies for Juvenile Services Personnel for Young Offenders with TBI 226975 Secondary Special Education and Transition Research Programs U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 3 $600,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin KalWall Testing Polycarbonate with Gonio-Photometer at LBNL 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab KalWall Corporation 1 $24,832
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Facilitation of Acoustics Testing for Sustainable Mass Timber Technologies, Leading to Publication of Open Source Acoustics Data for Standard Acoustics Scenarios[USDAFS Wood Innovations] 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 3 $250,000
Vincent Claudia Project SOARS: Student Ownership, Accountability, and Responsibility for School Safety (Amendment to sub-contract: UofO-80) 226360 Ed Center for Equity Promotion U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)(IRIS Media Inc.) 1 $523,036
Westerfield Monte Expansion and Modernization of the Zebrafish International Resource CenterZIRC [C06 Research Facilities Construction Grant] 631200 Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1 $8,000,000
Westerfield Monte Undiagnosed Diseases Network [Gene Function Study #1: MAST2] 631200 Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Harvard University) 1 $150,000
Wood Stephanie Curriculum Development and Dissemination: Honoring the Shared History of the Trail 226360 Equity Promotion, Center for U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 1 $123,867

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