August, 2016 Research Awards

New Awards

Amount   Title   Agency   Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
 
$12,000 Center for Advanced Sensors (CAS)
Governor's Office of Economic Development - South Dakota Board of Regents (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI - Fong, Hao
Co-PI - Zhu, Zhengtao; Smirnova, Alevtina
(CABS)
$25,000
 
Building the Bacterial Pathogenicity Profile of Regional Surface Waters for Application to Water Quality Standards Across SD
City of Sioux Falls
PI - Kunza, Lisa
Co-PI - DeVeaux, Linda
(CABS)  
 $110,000 Collaborative Research: Unifying Mathematical and Statistical Approaches for Modeling Animal Movement and Resource Selection
National Science Foundation
PI - Garlick, Martha
(MCS)
 $50,000 LCA Modeling for SD Oilseed Initiative
State of South Dakota Appropriated Funds (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI - Stone, James
(CEE)
 $38,900 Design and Manufacture of Pin Tools for Friction Stir Welding of Temperature-Resistant Materials
NASA (Subaward from Transition45 Technologies Inc.
PI - Jasthi, Bharat
Co-PIs - West, Michael; Widener, Christian
(AMP)
$47,789 SuperCDMS SNOLAB Project Support  US Department of Energy - SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
PI - Schnee, Richard
(PHY)
$200,000
SDBOR FY17 Research and Development Innovation Grants Program
South Dakota Board of Regents
PI - Puszynski, Jan
Co-PIs - Smirnova, Alevtina; Reichenbacher, Juergen; Schnee, Richard
(VPR)
$22,500 CRGP Track 1: Biomechanics of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell in Atherosclerosis
South Dakota Board of Regents (Subaward from University of South Dakota)
PI - Fong, Hao
(CABS)
$99,425 Physics-Based Modeling to Advance Research of Innovative Composite Joining Technologies South Dakota Board of Regents
PI - Degan, Cassandra
Co-PI - Romkes, Albert
(MECH)
$5,000
Photon Activation Analysis (PAA) of Heavy Metal Impurities in Prepared Samples
US Department of Energy (Subaward from National Security Technologies, Inc.) PI - Wells, Douglas
(PHY)
$268,828 Combined Mechanical and Optical Experimental Setup  US Department of Defense - Air Force Office of Scientific Research PI - Degen, Cassandra
Co-PI's - Katzenstein, Kurt; Ellingsen, Marius; Robinson, Marc; Crawford, Grant
(MECH)
$58,996
Sustaining Urban Waters through Green Infrastructure Planning and Development  US Environmental Protection Agency
PI - Benning, Jennifer
Co-PI - Kenner, Scott 
(CEE)
$168,000 
Underground Study of Stellar Neutron Sources for Trans-Fe Element Production in Stars  National Science Foundation
PI - Strieder, Frank
(PHY)
$982,102 NASA STEM Entitled National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018
National Science Foundation  PI - West, Michael
Co-PI's - Jensen, Paula; Huang, Shaobo

Additional Funding

Amount   Title   Agency   Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
 
$20,000 LUX/ZEPLIN (LZ) Project 
US Department of Energy - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 
PI - Schnee, Richard
Co-PI's - Bai, Xinhua; Reichenbacher, Juergen
(PHY)  
$100,000
Fluoride-Ion Battery Prototype Development
Trion Energy Solutions, Inc. (Formerly Waterford Battery Systems, Inc.)
PI - Salem, David

Co-PI's - Hong, Haiping; Zhu, Zhengtao; Brady, Andrew; Mannhalter, Bert; Ahrenkiel, Phil
(CAPE)

$270,000NASA STEM Entitled National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018
 NASAPI - Duke, Edward
Co-PI - Durkin, Thomas
(SDSGC)

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