March 2020

During the month of March 2020, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 39 awards totaling more than $9.5 million in support of research activities.*

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

March 2020 New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Akhtari Shabnam Problems in the Geometry of Numbers and Diophantine Analysis 223500 Mathematics, Department of National Science Foundation 3 $220,490
Allen Nick Social Processing Deficits in Remitted Adolescent Depression 223527 CAS Psychology - Translational Science, Center for National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc) 1 $79,495
Barkan Alice High-resolution modeling of protein-RNA interfaces 630600 Rsch Inst of Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health (NIH)(Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center) 1 $119,941
Berkman Elliot Construal level as a novel pathway for affect regulation and cancer control 223527 CAS Psychology - Translational Science, Center for National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $2,984,869
Bownik Marcin Harmonic and functional analysis of wavelet and frame expansions 223500 Mathematics, Department of National Science Foundation 3 $210,698
Carey Mark Dissertation Grant: The Seafloor and Society: How Technological Development on the Ocean Floor Transformed North America 222555 History, Department of National Science Foundation 1 $12,990
Craig Ann National Museum Service Award 266600 MNCH Operations Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 1 $5,000
De Anda Stephanie Building a Vocabulary: Lexical-semantic Development in Latino Children with Early Language Delay 632501 Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $974,688
Dufek Josef Constraining properties of pyroclastic density currents with remote infrasound and seismic observations[NSF GeoPRISMS Program Postdoc Program - Leighton Watson] 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) National Science Foundation 2 $266,406
Eisen Judith Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Investigator Program[Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation] 631200 Neuroscience, Institute of Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 5 $2,025,000
Fisher Philip rCOVID-19 Rapid Response Research 223527 CAS Psych/Ctr Translation Neurosci Heising-Simons Foundation 1 $-
Fisher Philip Tinkergarten Evaluation 223527 CAS Psych/Ctr Translation Neurosci Tinkergarten 1 $55,952
Gillis Brian CFAR Project Incubator 221525 DSGN Art, Department of The Ford Family Foundation(University of Oregon Foundation) 2 $50,000
Haley Michael Tuning Antiaromaticity and Diradical Properties in Diarenoindacenes, Diindenoacenes, and Related Quinoidal Scaffolds 630901 Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) National Science Foundation 3 $490,000
Hartlerode Emily Four Rivers Cultural Center Contract 266600 MNCH Operations National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)(Four Rivers Cultural Center) 1 $21,379
Hendon Christopher Defects and Doping in Metal-Organic Frameworks 630901 Materials Science Institute (Chemistry) National Science Foundation 3 $330,000
Hess Jennifer Ergonomics in Construction Crafts Expansion 266200 Labor Ed & Research Ctr Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Division 1 $40,000
Howard Michael Lyons Rural Fire Protection District Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update (cash match to DR4328 grant; EPCS 26789) 631510 DSGN Inst Policy Research & Engage Lyons Rural Fire District and Ambulance Service 1 $2,500
Huber-Stearns Heidi Final Comprehensive Social and Economic Monitoring for Lakeview Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project 630700 Rsch ISE Inst Sustainable Environmt U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1 $20,058
Kern Andrew NRSA: Computational Methods for Next-Generation GWAS 631900 Ecology & Evolution, Institute of National Institutes of Health (NIH) 2 $132,756
Larco Nico European Urbanism Next Conference 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops New Urban Mobility Alliance(World Resource Institute) 1 $16,500
Lin Huaxin Dynamical systems, C*-algebra theory and K-theory 223500 Mathematics, Department of National Science Foundation 3 $180,043
Mace Trish CMLC Larval Exhibit - Inviting Wonder and Exploration 630950 Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Coos Foundation 1 $9,600
Malony Allen A Performance Model (COMPASS-ASPEN) for Intelligent Scheduling in Heterogeneous Runtime System (BRISBANE). 641240 Rsch OACISS U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $39,930
McIntosh Kent Youth Violence Prevention Interventions that Incorporate Racism/Discrimination Prevention (Subaward from University of Alabama) 226974 Ed ECS Educ and Community Supports National Institutes of Health (NIH)(University of Alabama) 1 $14,064
OGrady Pat BLM Rimrock Draw Rockshelter Fieldwork, Analysis, and Reporting 2020-2022 266300 Museum of Anthropology U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) 3 $30,000
Parker Robert Oregon Vineyard and Winery Report - 2019 631510 DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for Oregon Wine Board 1 $60,710
Proudfoot Nicholas Kazhdan-Lusztig theory of matroids 223500 Mathematics, Department of National Science Foundation 3 $200,000
Redaelli Eleonora ArtPlace Oregon-Special Issue of the Journal of Urban Affairs: The Arts and the City 631510 DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for ArtPlace America 1 $15,000
Richmond Geraldine REU Site: Think Globally and Act Locally in Building Research and Career Skills in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science at the University of Oregon 632010 COACh National Science Foundation 3 $256,994
Rockcastle Siobhan PNNL: The Perceptual Accuracy of Virtual Lighting Environments Part II: Comparing Real-World LED Lighting Conditions to Those Experienced in Head-Mounted andWeb-Based Virtual Reality Displays 221405 DSGN Baker Lighting Lab U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)(Pacific Northwest National Lab) 1 $74,999
Roering Josh Building a high-resolution record of landslide chronology for Cascadia megathrust earthquakes: Collaborative Research with University of Oregon and University of Arizona 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) U.S. Geological Survey 1 $76,958
Shoemaker Stephen Qur’an and Canon: The Contours of Scripture at the End of Antiquity 223800 College of Arts and Science Dean's Office National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 1 $60,000
Steiner Bethany Recreation and Community Development Interagency Project 631510 DSGN Policy Research and Engagement, Institute for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1 $10,000
Sykes Julie STARTALK Catalyst & Pulsar 2020 Revision with Contractor 264299 DGE Ctr Applied Second Lang Studies National Security Agency (NSA)(University of Maryland) 1 $92,221
Thomas Amanda Improving Seismic and Infrasound Constraints on Surface Flows a Cascade Volcanoes 223470 CAS Earth Sciences, Department of (formerly Geological Science) U.S. Geological Survey 3 $284,149
Ting Nelson Doctoral Dissertation Research: Social environment and gut microbiome plasticity in a black-and-white colobus monkey (Colobus vellerosus) 631900 Ecology & Evolution, Institute of National Science Foundation 2 $25,159
Vignola Frank Reducing Photovoltaic (PV) Performance Uncertainty by Accurately Quantivying the PV Resource 630920 Rsch Physics/MSI Rsch Projects U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $28,740
Weber John FY 20 Operating Support Grant [Full Application] 531111 Jordan Schnitzer Mus of Art National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)(Oregon Arts Commission) 1 $11,400

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