Awards: August 2014

During the month of August 2014, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 48 new awards and 3 competitive continuations totaling over $20.3 million in support of research activities.*

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August New Awards

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Jane Squires Oregon Online Screening Project 2014 Early Intervention Program - 226494 U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education Single $34,147
Rachelle Saltzman Folklife in the Columbia Gorge Academic Extension National Endowment for the Arts Single $45,000
Michael Bussel OEA Emerging Leaders Labor Education and Research Center Oregon Education Association Single $7,050
Karen Guillemin The Role of Chemotaxis in Helicobacter pylori Distribution in the Host Molecular Biology, Institute of National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Multi $1,619,298
Cherl Hartz FY 15 General Operating Support Grant Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission Single $30,000
Robert Melnick Workshop Titled ‘Climate Change Conversations’, Saipan July 16 – 18, 2014 (Task Agreement: PPWPWROR0 PCU00Rp14.R50000 144P104214) Landscape Architecture U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service Single $5,176
Lynne Anderson-Inman Project DIRECT II: Distance Innovations for Rural Educators using Communication Technologies Advanced Technology in Education, Center for U.S. Department of Education/Western Oregon University Single $129,000
Rebecca Lewis Assessing State Efforts to Integrate Transportation, Land Use and Climate Change Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities Single $76,274
MIchael Haley Match to "MRI: Acquisition of High Sensitivity 500 MHz NMR for the University of Oregon CAMCOR NMR Facility" Materials Science Institute (Chem) Oregon Built Environment and Sustainable Technologies Center Multi $59,900
Michael Haley Match to "MRI: Acquisition of High Sensitivity 500 MHz NMR for the University of Oregon CAMCOR NMR Facility" Materials Science Institute (Chem) Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute Multi $33,959
Judith Eisen Bacterial influences on synapse formation Neuroscience, Institute of National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Mental Health Multi $2,276,778
Ann Glang Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Interventions for Children and Youth with TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Brain Injury Research Training USDE/Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center Single $213,646
Nicolas Larco Disseminating the Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) Educational Model Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities Single $122,225
Marc Schlossberg Year 3 LiveMove Student Group & Visiting Scholar Support Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities Single $30,000
Joshua Bruce Warm Springs Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan (PDM13) Community Service Center Federal Emergency Management Agency/Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Single $20,650
Stephanie Wood Mesoamerican Cultures and their Histories: Spotlight on Oaxaca! (14/15) CORE External funding National Endowment for the Humanities Single $199,629
Marc Schlossberg Year 3 NITC Student Scholars Program Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities Single $30,000
Joshua Bruce The Ford Family Foundation - Continuity of Operations Plan (Task Order) Community Service Center The Ford Family Foundation Single $18,000
Mari Cary Stepping Up KinderTEK: Expanding Early Math Instruction for Students with Disabilities CTL U.S. Department of Education Multi $2,498,503
John Toner Collaborative Research: Hydrodynamic Theories of the Dynamics, Fluctuations, Boundaries, and Shapes of Flocks Theoretical Science, Institute of National Science Foundation/University of Colorado Boulder Single $100,000
Edward Awh Oscillatory Measures of Number and Precision in Working Memory Psychology National Institutes of Health Multi $4,080,458
Raghuveer Parthasarathy MRI: Development of High-throughput Light Sheet Fluorescence Microscopy Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation/Materials Research Multi $305,599
Leslie Leve Family and Peer Processes and G-E Interplay in Middle School: An Adoption Study Child and Family Center National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Multi $700,000
Cassandra Moseley Serving as a Boundary Organization in Movement Sustainable Environment, Institute for a University of Oregon Foundation/Compton Foundation Single $30,000
Cheryl Hartz Revision of existing JSMA teacher resources and the development of new resources that meet new National Standards for the Visual Arts, Common Core, and Oregon Visual Arts Standards (due in September 2014) Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission/University of Oregon Foundation Single $10,000
Allen Malony Performance Understanding and Analysis for Exascale Data Management Workflows Neuroinformatics Center U.S. Department of Energy Multi $382,500
David Pavel Dissemination Strategies for Honoring Tribal Legacies in the Studies of Lewis and Clark: An Epic Journey of Healing CORE Center at Oregon for Research in Education U.S. Department of Interior Multi $24,612
Brian O'Neill Tumalo State Park Trail; Site Testing and Subsurface Reconnaissance, Deschutes County Museum of Anthropology Oregon Parks & Recreation Department Singe $38,306
Patrick Bartlein Collaborative Research: Testing hypotheses about human and climate impacts on fire over the past millennium using paleodata syntheses and global fire modeling Environmental Science Institute National Science Foundation Multi $27,370
Christopher Bone CNH-RCN:Forest Governance and Climate Change in Driving Native Insect Outbreaks Geography National Science Foundation Multi $1,360,000
Scott Bridgham Collaborative Research: Scaling Local to Regional Controls Over Prairie Plant Range Distributions under Future Climate Change. (resubmission) Environmental Science Institute National Science Foundation Multi $2,321,639
Henry Childs Optimizing VisIt for Next-Generation Architectures Computer and Information Science Intel/University of Tennessee Knoxville (UTK) Single $125,643
Mariam Deutsch Structure-Enhanced Photoluminescence and Lasing in Aggregated Silver Films Coupled to Optically Amplifying Media Oregon Center for Optics National Science Foundation/Materials Research Multi $390,000
Kenneth Doxsee Multi-State Collaborative to Advance Learning Outcomes Assessment (MSC SHEEO) Academic Affairs Assc. of American Colleges & Universities/State Higher Education Executive Assoc. Single $50,000
Marina Guenza Coarse-Graining of Complex Liquids: Structure and Dynamics Chemistry National Science Foundation/Chemistry Multi $292,000
Alison Kwok Campus Un-plugged! (CuP) Architecture American Soc of Heating,Refr. Air Cond. Engineers Single $5,000
Leslie Leve Gene-Environment Interplay and Development of Psychiatric Symptoms in Children Year 5 Funding Prevention Science Institute National Institutes of Health/Pennsylvania State University Multi $272,393
Laura McCoid Career Information Systems-Connection Career Information System U.S. Dept Labor/Dept of Community Colleges & Workforce Development Single $100,000
Christopher Minson Chronic Heat Therapy for Improving Vascular Function in Able-bodied Individuals and Spinal Cord Injury Patients - Predoctoral Fellowship for Vienna Brunt Human Physiology American Heart Association Multi $50,000
Judith Newman ecWeb Data System for Oregon EI/ECSE Programs FY15 Early Childhood CARES U.S. Department of Education/Oregon Department of Education Single $396,000
Brian O'Neill Archaeological Monitoring at Carl G.Washburne Memorial State Park Paving Project, Lane County Museum of Anthropology Oregon Parks & Recreation Department Single $15,152
Brian O'Neill Cow Creek Back Country Byway Cultural Resources Identification Project, Douglas County Museum of Anthropology U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Single $35,000
Geraldine Richmond REU Site: Combining Career Preparation with Environmental Research in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science at the University of Oregon Materials Science Institute (Chem) National Science Foundation/Chemistry Multi $250,000
Joshua Roering Collaborative Research: Clarifying the Ingredients and Significance of Nonlocal Versus Local Sediment Transport on Steepland Hillslopes Geological Sciences National Science Foundation Multi $134,540
Daniel Rosenberg Data: A Quantitative History Clark Honors College (no/Submit) American Academy in Berlin Single $20,000
Marc Schlossberg NITC UO Executive Committee Member - Year 3 Sustainable Cities Initiative U.S. Dept of Transportation/National Inst for Transportation & Communities Single $27,871
Jane Squires Oregon Health Administration Screening Project 2014 Early Intervention Program - 226494 Oregon Department of Education/U.S. Department of Education Single $114,512
Hailin Wang Mechanically-mediated spin entanglement in diamond Oregon Center for Optics National Science Foundation/Physics Multi $360,000

August Competitive Continuations

First Name Last Name Project Department Source Length (years) Total Budget
Alexander Polishchuk A-infinity Structures and Derived Categories in Algebraic Geometry Mathematics National Science Foundation/Mathematical Sciences Multi $154,999
Kent McIntosh Project Engaging New Leaders in Implementation Science Training: ENLIST CORE U.S. Department of Education Multi $249,998
Michael Raymer Fundamental Quantum Optics in Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibers Oregon Center for Optics National Science Foundation/Physics Multi $454,258

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