Awards: February 2018

During the month of February 2018, faculty and staff at the University of Oregon received 29 new awards totaling more than $5.5 million in support of research activities.*

For more information about awards to the UO, please visit our statistics page or review all monthly award reports.

February New Awards

Last Name First Name Project Department Source Length of Award (years) Total Budget
Steckler Becky Autonomous Vehicles in the Pacific Northwest Sustainable Cities Initiative Bullitt Foundation (Urban Sustainability Directors Network) 1.00 43,750
Hartz Jill Acquisition of WITNESS (Quamichan Potlatch 1913) by Oregon artist Marie Watt (b. 1967) Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission 1.00 25,000
Parker Robert Willamette Basic Drinking Water Protection Plan Survey Community Service Center Meyer Memorial Trust (Carpe Diem West) 1.00 20,000
Sokolowski Susan 3-D SCANNING SURVEY College of Design, Product Design Human Solutions Assyst 1.00 19,000
Farrar Gretchen Oregon Arts Commission Operating Support year 2 Oregon Bach Festival Oregon Arts Commission 1.00 20,558
Carpenter Justine Campus Veteran Resource Center Dean of Students & AVP Student Life Oregon Department of Veterans' Affairs 1.75 54,097
Eischen Ellen CAREER: Structure and interpolation in number theory and beyond Mathematics National Science Foundation 5.00 400,000
Abia-Smith Lisa Club de Arte para Mamás: Request for Funding to Continue Monday and Saturday Sessions and Add a Public Exhibition of Participants' Work Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art Oregon Arts Commission (UO Foundation) 1.00 7,000
Sykes Julie LinguaFolio Online 2018: Cycle 2 Year 5 Center for Applied Second Language Studies National Security Agency (University of Maryland) 1.00 144,938
Kennedy Patrick Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) Learning Disability Research Center (LDRC) Center on Teaching and Learning National Institutes of Health (Florida State University) 5.00 255,350
Burlando Alfredo Borrowing Constraints in Savings Groups Economics Stromme Foundation 1.70 177,867
Greenhouse Ian Beyond Dopamine: Thalamic GABA and Motor Inhibition in Health and Parkinson's Disease Human Physiology National Institutes of Health (Oregon Health & Science University) 1.00 125,455
Gavin Dan LaBrea Tar Pits Lab Work Geography National Science Foundation (University of Maine) 1.00 9,149
Chou Li-Shan Dual-Task Gait Stability Assessment Utilizing a Wearable Motion Analysis System: Diagnosis and Management of mTBI - Geneva Foundation Human Physiology US Department of Defense (The Geneva Foundation) 1.00 14,000
O'Day Peter REU Site: Program in Molecular Biosciences at the University of Oregon Institute of Neuroscience National Science Foundation 3.00 360,001
Carreira-Rosario Arnaldo NRSA: The role of patterned spontaneous network activity in motor circuit assembly Institute of Neuroscience National Institutes of Health 2.50 123,621
McCoid Laura System Integration Dislocated Worker College of Education, DESTNY US Department of Labor (State of Oregon) 1.00 429,908
Van Den Wymelenberg Kevin 2014 OEESC & ASHRAE 90.1 2013 Energy Consumption Comparisons Tasks D & E(Task Order #3 of Master Agreement with ODE) College of Design, Energy Studies Building Lab State of Oregon 1.00 27,973
Fisher Philip Harvard Frontiers of Innovation FY18 Hemera Innovation Funding Prevention Sciences Institute Hemera Foundation (Harvard University) 1.00 193,000
Farrar Gretchen To support the commission and world premiere of The Passion of Yeshua by Richard Danielpour Oregon Bach Festival National Endowment for the Arts 1.00 25,000
Shende Sameer Co-design Center for Online Data Analysis and Reduction at the Exascale Neuroinformatics Center US Department of Energy 1.00 150,000
Underriner Janne Warm Springs Ichishkiin Storybook Project Northwest Indian Language Institute Sociological Initiatives Foundation 1.00 19,814
Harmon Katherine QuackHatch: Developing a Cross-Campus Entrepreneurship Minor at the University of Oregon Lundquist College of Business VentureWell 1.50 15,000
Malony Allen U. Oregon SOSflow/Apollo Subcontract Neuroinformatics Center US Department of Energy 1.00 65,000
Clarke Ben Mapping Non-Response to Math Interventions, continuation Center on Teaching and Learning National Science Foundation 4.00 2,499,491
Yang Yizhao SCI China Visiting Scholars for Sustainable Urban Planning (Amendment 5) Sustainable Cities Initiative Chengdu Planning & Design Institute 1.00 15,000
Parker Robert Oregon Winery and Vineyard Census Community Service Center Oregon Wine Board 1.00 50,000
Hahn Mike Running Economy Testing for 2 Shoes Human Physiology Nike, Inc. 1.00 17,000
Wong Cathy CAREER: In situ measurement of ultrafast processes during molecular aggregation Chemistry, Material Sciences Institute National Science Foundation 5.00 623,923

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