August 2019 Awards Report

During the month of August 2019, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 46 new awards totaling more than $22 million in support of research activities.*

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

August New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Bindeman Ilya Investigation of triple oxygen isotope systematics of shales in the Precambrian 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Science Foundation 2 $213,842
Blonigen Bruce The Long-run Relationship Between Trade and the Growth of Cities 222530 CAS Economics National Science Foundation 3 $394,536
Bruckner Joseph Microbial modulation of forebrain development and social behavior[LSRF - Fellowship] 631200 Rsch Institute of Neuroscience Life Sciences Research Foundation 3 $186,000
de Lorenzo David Retrospective Conversion of UO Libraries Rare Book Card Catalog 250000 Library Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) (Oregon State Library) 1 $85,216
Delancey Scott Doctoral Dissertation Research: A Grammar of Chepang 222565 CAS Linguistics Operations National Science Foundation 2 $22,125
Dugger Daniel Equivariant homotopy theory for spaces with involutions 223500 Mathematics, Department of Simons Foundation 5 $42,000
Endzweig Pamela Basketry Digitization for Public Access 266600 MNCH Operations Oregon Parks & Recreation Department 1 $8,000
Epstein Maram Freeman International Internship Program 264050 Asian & Pacific Stds, Rsch Ctr for Freeman Foundation, The 2 $400,000
Evans David Collaborative Research: A Unified Framework for Optimal Public Debt Management 222530 CAS Economics National Science Foundation 3 $127,596
Fisher Philip Improving EC programming through the Creation of the PN3 Measures Repository and Search Engine 223527 CAS Psychology - Translational Science, Center for Valhalla Charitable Foundation (University of Oregon Foundation) 3 $350,000
Fisher Philip Anglicare FIND Intervention 223527 CAS Psych/Ctr Translation Neurosci Anglicare 1 $264,745
Fitzpatrick Scott First Colonization of the Island of Stone Money: Archaeological Investigation of the Remote Yap Islands, Western Micronesia 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, Inc. 1 $19,935
Frey Raymond Gravitational Wave Astrophysics with LIGO: The Oregon Experimental Relativity Group 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics National Science Foundation 3 $900,000
Guldberg Bob NSF, Engineering Research Center for the Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT)[Subcontract from Georgia Tech] 110400 Knight Campus National Science Foundation (Georgia Institute of Technology) 3 $43,487
Jeanty Laura ATLAS SUSY Convenorship 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $56,036
Jeanty Laura ITk Inner Pixels Prototype 19-1 Collaboration 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $15,591
Johnson Bart CNH2-L: Developing adaptive capacity in wildfire-prone regions 221530 DSGN Landscape Architecture National Science Foundation 4 $1,590,861
Johnson Darren Design of Modular Receptors for Ion and Molecule Recognition 630901 Rsch Chemistry Mat Sci Inst National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1 $291,047
Kendall Tyler NSF Intergovernmental Personnel Act (IPA) Assignment - Tyler Kendall 222565 CAS Linguistics Operations National Science Foundation 1 $150,470
Kwok Alison Duct-Duck Demos 221515 DSGN Architecture American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Engineers 1 $5,000
Leve Leslie Prevention Research Center: Parenting Among Women Who Are Opioid UsersP50 Application 632501 Prevention Sci Inst Operations National Institutes of Health (NIH) 0 $10,069,676
Lind John Paths 2 the Future For All Y3 Subaward 226620 Ed DESTNY Disability, EI, SSET U.S. Department of Education (USDE) (University of California - Davis) 1 $114,074
Magoto Jeff IIE 2019 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Summer Orientation 264640 DGE Global Studies Institute Institute of International Education (IIE) 1 $62,090
Malony Allen Summer and Academic Year Support for Jacob Lambert 641240 Rsch OACISS U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 1 $75,065
Meacham James Phase 12: Cartographic Visualization Support and Product Development of Migration Corridors Research in Colorado 222552 CAS Geography Operations U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) (University of Wyoming) 2 $40,000
Melgar Moctezuma Diego Local Tsunami Warning with GNSS Earthquake Source Products 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 4 $800,026
Peterson Elizabeth William Henry Fluhrer?s Air Transport Command Films 250000 Libraries National Film Preservation Foundation 1 $9,290
Ruiz Chris Eugene Bow-Truss Buildings Research Design 266600 Museum of Natural and Cultural History City of Eugene 1 $2,700
Saltzman Riki NEA Oregon Folklife Network, Folk & Traditional Arts Partnership FY20, Traditional Arts Apprenticeships & Culture Fest 210000 OTP Administration National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) 1 $47,000
Schlossberg Marc Green Waves, Machine Learning, and Predictive Analytics: Making Streets Better for People on Bike 631511 DSGN Sustainable Cities Init Ops U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) (Portland State University) 1 $122,238
Shanks Alan The Annual Recruitment of Dungeness Crab Megalopae and the Prediction of the Future Commercial Catch; Funding for Spring/Summer 2019 630950 Oregon Institute of Marine Biology Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission 1 $9,928
Sheine Judith Clackamas County Courthouse Project 221515 DSGN Architecture Clackamas County 2 $50,000
Shende Sameer CSSI: Elements: First Workshop on NSF and DOE High Performance Computing Tools 641250 Rsch Neuroinformatics Center National Science Foundation 1 $20,954
Smith Hollie The evaluation of SciLine science journalism training for midcareer professionals 227000 Journalism & Communicatn, School of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 1 $15,000
Stepick Lina Homecare Work in Oregon 266200 Labor Education & Research Center Service Employees International Union 1 $18,854
Thomas Amanda CAREER: Using the Rattlesnake Ridge landslide as a natural laboratory to study repeating earthquake evolution and development of operational repeating signal detectors[Revised Budget] 223469 CAS Earth Sciences National Science Foundation 5 $549,995
Toomey Douglas Support and Improvement of Shake Alert 2019-2021: Collaborative Research with Univ. of California Berkeley, Caltech, Univ. of Washington, and Univ. of Oregon 223470 CAS Earth Sciences Operations U.S. Geological Survey 2 $3,091,760
Torrence Eric FASER: Tracker Mechanics, Trigger, and Detector Support 632200 Rsch Ctr High Energy Physics Heising-Simons Foundation (University of California, Irvine) 2 $61,365
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) 0 $250,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin NEEA LLLC + HVAC Integration Study and NEEA Window Attachments ? Secondary Glazing System Support[Amendment #3, Contract # 50460, Lab Operation and Other Services] 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance 1 $145,000
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin Living Lab @ Peavy Hall: Structural Health Performance of Mass Timber Buildings. (Subaward from OSU) 221517 DSGN Energy Studies Building Lab U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (Oregon State University) 1 $4,167
Walker Ashley Large artery stiffness and cerebrovascular dysfunction: Implications for cognitive impairment and neuropathology[R01 conversion - NIH High Priority, Short-Term Project Award R56] 223440 Human Physiology National Institutes of Health (NIH) 1 $428,419
Weaver Jo Collab Res: Food Insecurity and Mental Health in Global Perspective: Social and National Pathways 222560 CAS Int'l Studies Operations National Science Foundation 1 $11,675
Woodruff-Borden Janet Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)August, 2018: PI to be changed to Janet Woodruff-Borden 265000 Graduate School National Science Foundation 1 $5,000
Young Ben Bijective and Algebraic Combinatorics 223500 Mathematics, Department of Simons Foundation 5 $42,000

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