June 2020 Awards Report

During the month of June 2020, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 37 awards totaling more than $14 million in support of research activities.*

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

June 2020 New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Allcock David Metastable Qubits in Multi-Ion Systems 631400 Rsch Ctr Optical Molec Quant Sci U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) 3 $966,000
Banavar Jayanth EMPHABIOSYS: Emergence of New Phases in Biopolymer Systems[European Commission (Grant Agreement number 894784)][UO Partnership Agreement to host Tatjana Å krbic, Fellow] 223510 Physics, Department of European Commission (Ca' Foscari University of Venice) 2 $17,451
Boettcher Shannon Advanced Bipolar-Membranes for O2 Generation from Seawater 630901 Rsch Chemistry Mat Sci Inst U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) 5 $3,000,000
Boettcher Shannon Pure Hydrogen Production Through Membrane Electrolysis of Dirty Water 630901 Rsch Chemistry Mat Sci Inst U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 4 $500,000
Braun Lindsay Frederick Cultures of Colonial Compilation: Collecting and Mapping Knowledge in Southern Africa, 1850-1910 223800 College of Arts and Science Dean's Office Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences 1 $29,870
Childs Hank Schwartz Summer 2020 223400 CAS CIS Computer & Information Sci U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $24,439
Clarke Ben Roots Replication: A Systematic Replication of a Tier 2 Kindergarten Mathematics Intervention 632610 Rsch CTL Admin & Finance Ops U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 5 $3,600,000
de Carvalho Ramos Silva Lucas Landscape Prioritization for Scaling Up Carbon Drawdown: An integrated strategy for forest and water governance in the Pacific Northwest 631900 Ecology & Evolution, Institute of Eugene Water & Electric Board 5 $140,000
De Rose Vickie RAPID: Measuring RNA Tertiary Contacts in SARS-CoV2 630901 Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) National Science Foundation 1 $200,000
Dietz Leslie Thomas Gillett of Black Tansy Farm - Effects of multi-species rotational grazing on soil microbial communities 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (Thomas Gillett of Black Tansy Farm) 1 $14,291
DuBrow Sarah 2020 Sloan Research Fellowship Award 223520 CAS Psychology - Psychology, Dept. of Alfred P. Sloan Foundation 2 $75,000
Greenhouse Ian Beyond Dopamine: Thalamic GABA and Motor Inhibition in Health and Parkinson’s Disease [Amendment No. 3 for Research Project Support] 223440 CAS Human Physiology HPHY National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Oregon Health and Science University) 1 $17,604
Guenza Marina Multiscale Modeling of Gas Permeation in High Molecular Weight Polymer Membranes 632810 Fundamental Science, Institute for American Chemical Society 2 $110,000
Hallett Lauren Above And Belowground Ecological Feedbacks To Resource Availability And Land Management[USDA NIFA Postdoc Fellowship] 631900 Ecology & Evolution, Institute of U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2 $164,913
Jing-Schmidt Zhuo Oregon Chinese Flagship Program 2020-2024 Student Support Scholarships 222040 CAS East Asian Language Literature National Security Education Program (NSEP) (Institute of International Education (IIE)) 1 $198,648
Kreps Anne The Dead Sea Scrolls in the American Religious Imagination 223800 College of Arts and Science Dean's Office American Council of Learned Societies 1 $40,000
Madison Ed RAPID: Science as an act of service: Enhancing science motivation in high school students during a public health crisisCOVID19 RAPID DCL - NSF RAPID proposal 227000 Journalism and Communication, School of National Science Foundation 1 $151,040
Mhuireach Gwynne Microbes under your fingernails? Using citizen science to understand transfer dynamics of soil microbes to humans during cultivation[USDA NIFA ] 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 2 $158,894
Mondloch Kate Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)January, 2020: PI to be changed to Kate MondlochAugust, 2018: PI to be changed to Janet Woodruff-Borden 265000 Graduate School National Science Foundation 1 $1,191,033
Moseley Cassandra USGS Research Space Collaboration 690000 Vice President for Research and Innovation U.S. Geological Survey 2 $47,107
Nese Joseph A Comprehensive Measure of Reading Fluency: Uniting and Scaling Accuracy, Rate, and Prosody (84.305A, Goal 5 Measurement) 226976 Behavioral Research and Training U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 4 $1,399,379
Paquette Gabe Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing: 2020/21 224000 Honors College Calderwood Charitable Foundation (Wellesley College) 1 $143,440
Parthasarathy Raghuveer New Tools for Advancing Model Systems in Aquatic Symbiosis 630920 Materials Science Institute (Physics) Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 3 $325,000
Perez Baez Gabriela Language of Origin Code Updates â€" Mesoamerican languages diversity training 222565 Linguistics, Department of Oregon Department of Education 1 $12,000
Polizzotto Matthew The UNC Chapel Hill Superfund Research Program (UNC-SRP) 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) (University of North Carolina) 1 $22,125
Robbins Amy Mechanisms of Sonic hedgehog mediated skeletal patterning in zebrafish fin appendages[NRSA F31 Pre-doc] 630600 Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $86,256
Saltzman Riki To support the Oregon Folklife Network's (OFN) apprenticeship program and its Culture Fest programming with arts organizations and Native American Tribes. 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 1 $45,000
Schlossberg Marc Rethinking Streets for Physical Distancing (Change of scope related to Grant 2453F0 - see EPCS 29326) 631512 Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Portland State University) 1 $67,989
Seeley John Youth Suicide Prevention 2019-2021 Supplemental 226620 Ed DESTNY Disability, EI, SSET Oregon Health Authority 1 $155,000
Sterner Kirstin MicroRNAs, myofibers and the evolution of endurance locomotion in hominins. 222510 Anthropology, Department of Leakey Foundation 2 $9,968
Sylwestrak Emily Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program 631200 Neuroscience, Institute of Brain Research Foundation 2 $80,000
Todahl Jeffrey Stewards of Children 2.0 Amendment 226930 Ed Ctr for Prev of Abuse & Neglect The Ford Family Foundation 1 $98,000
Vignola Frank Regional Solar Radiation Data Center 630920 Rsch Physics/MSI Rsch Projects U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $4,558
Wallmark Zachary An fMRI investigation of common neural correlates of emotional congruence for social and musical stimuli 223527 CAS Psychology - Translational Science, Center for GRAMMY Foundation, The 1 $20,000
Wang Hailin Cavity QED of spins in diamond via dark states 631400 Oregon Center for Optical, Molecular, and Quantum Science National Science Foundation 3 $450,000
Wang Hailin Mechanically Mediated Spin Entanglement in Diamond 631400 Oregon Center for Optical, Molecular, and Quantum Science National Science Foundation 3 $450,000
Weldon Ray Characterizing Bishkek's seismic hazard as a training exercisefor Central Asian and American students and educators 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) U.S. Department of State (DOS) 2 $22,500

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