April 2019 Awards Report

During the month of April 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 25 new awards totaling more than $8.5 million in support of research activities.*

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

April New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Boos Sonja International Conference CAS German and Scandinavian German Academic Exchange Service 1 $4,500
Bowerman Bruce Cytoskeletal Function in C. elegans Embryos Institute of Molecular Biology National Institutes of Health (NIH) 5 $2,814,067
Carpenter Justine Crankstart Re-entry Scholarship Program Office of Dean of Students Crankstart Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 2 $100,000
Cronce Jessica Society of Addiction Psychology (SoAP) Student Research Grant Research Prevention Science Institute Operations American Psychological Association 2 $1,250
Fisher Philip FIND-Shelter Phase 2-3 CAS Psychology/Center Translational Neuroscience Robin Hood Foundation 2 $525,000
Guldberg Bob Tetranite bone adhesive, segmental defect model Knight Campus LaunchPad Medical, Inc. 1 $16,534
Howard Michael Lyons RFPD NHMP Development DSGN Institute of Policy Research & Engagement Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)( Oregon Emergency Management) 2 $7,500
Howard Michael CBEMP Code and Policy Review Phase 1 DSGN Institute of Policy Research & Engagement Oregon Department of State Lands 1 $29,150
Howard Michael CBEMP Code and Policy Review Phase 2 DSGN Institute of Policy Research & Engagement Coos County 1 $12,000
Jankowski Elizabeth Literacy Intervention for FSM Leaders of Tomorrow Contract Project LIFT Center for Equity Promotion U.S. Department of Education (USDE)( Federated States of Micronesia) 1 $170,585
Larco Nico Knight Foundation Urbanism Next Project - TBN DSGN Sustainable Cities Initiative Ops Knight Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 3 $249,662
Li Jun DRAWBRIDGE Configuration and Deployment in Operational environments CAS Computer & Information Science U.S. Department of Homeland Security 1 $67,211
Lind John Paths 2 the Future for Boys Ed DESTNY Disability U.S. Department of Education (USDE) 4 $1,378,477
Melgar Moctezuma Diego Tsunami Modeling of the 1787 Tehuantepec Earthquake: An International Undergraduate Internship in Seismology and Hazards CAS Earth Sciences Operations Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology 1 $8,760
Muenchinger Kiersten Unparalleled Oregon Product Design: a week-long series of educational workshops, lectures and exhibitions in uniquely Oregonian product design DSGN Product Design Program National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 2 $25,000
Parker Robert 2019-20 Co-operative Research Agreement between the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry, Japan and UO Community Service Center Institute for Design, Policy Research and Engagement, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) 1 $17,000
Postlethwait John A Single-Cell Transcriptome Atlas for Zebrafish Development Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health (NIH) 4 $2,772,964
Sabzalian Leilani Reducing Barriers for Indigenous Teacher Education Oregon Educational Science Lab Spencer Foundation 1 $25,000
Saltzman Riki Oregon Folklife Network- North and Central Oregon Coast Survey and Public Folklore Mentorship Museum of Natural and Cultural History Operations National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 1 $55,000
Sokolowski Susan Stepping, Skipping and STEMming: Using the Power of Sport to Effect the Future Success of Middle and High School Girls DSGN Product Design Program Oregon Community Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 1 $19,000
Stepick Lina Oregon Fair Scheduling Law Impacts Labor, Education & Research Center United Association for Labor Education 1 $5,000
Underriner Janne National Breath of Life 2.0: Creating a 'Second Breath' for Indigenous Language Revitalization Program NW Indian Language Institute Ops National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)( Miami University) 2 $65,355
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin TDI Acoustic Lab Construction Support DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Oregon State University 1 $50,000
Wallace Paul Direct Measurement of Copper Speciation in Basaltic Glasses using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy, a New Window on Metal Solubility and Transport in Magmatic Systems CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Science Foundation 3 $81,446
Wee Weili Braddock Education Success Teams Program 2019-20 College of Business Braddock Charitable Foundation, Robert & Lois 1 $50,000

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