August 2017 Awards


New Awards


Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
$38,900 Engineered Alloy Structures by Friction Stir Processing
NASA (Subaward from T45)
PI: Jasthi, Bharat (MET)

Co-PI: West, Michael; Widener, Christian

$12,074 Creating Corn Premiums through Precision Conservation and Sustainability Documentation
Corn Utiliztion Council (Subaward from SDSU)
PI: Stone, James (CEE)

Co-PI: Heidi Sieverding (CEE)

$306,025 Extending the Theoretical Framework of Numeracy to Engineers National Science Foundation PI: Hadley, Kevin (CBE)
$75,000 SDSMT Activities for SIGMA-V U.S. Dept. of Energy - LBNL (Lawrence Berkeley National Lab) PI: Roggenthen, William (GEOL)
$3,000,000 RII Track-2 FEC: Building Genome-to-Phenome Infrastructure for Regulating Methane in Deep and Extreme Environments (BuG ReMeDEE) National Science Foundation PI: Sani, Rajesh (CBE)

Co-PI's: Gadhamshetty, Venkata; Hadley, Kevin (CBE)

$200,000 Collaborative Research: A Multi-Physics Approach to Advance Sustainable Engineering Materials National Science Foundation PI: Shearer, Christopher (CEE)
$150,000 AFC618-13, Using Wearable IMUs to Evaluate Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk in Underground Mining Activities Alpha Foundation PI: Piper, Adam (IE)

Co-PI: Roberts, Lance (MEM)

$89,851 Collaborative Research: Bridging the gap between academia and industry in approaches for solving ill-structured problems National Science Foundation PI: Surovek, Andrea (ME)
$23,617 STTR Phase 1: Multi-faceted System for Document and Product Security National Science Foundation (Subaward from NP Systems) PI: Cross, William (SPACT)

Co-PI's: Kellar, Jon; Meruga, Jeevan (SPACT)

$35,700 In Situ Structural Repair and Protection of LWR Components Using Cold Spray U.S. Dept. of Energy (Subaward from VRC) PI: Widener, Christian (AMP)
$123,882 Materials Characterization Infrastructure for Energy and Environmental Research and Devleopment State of South Dakota - South Dakota Board of Regents PI: Puszynski, Jan (ORA)

Co-PI's:Crawford, Grant; Salem, David

$25,000 Development of a Tool for Assisted History Matching using Multiple-Point Geostatistics in Oil Reservoir Simulation State of South Dakota - South Dakota Board of Regents PI: Li, Liangping (GEOL)
$24,999 Conservation of Water Research City of Rapid City PI: Kenner, Scott (CEE)
$206,427 Composite and Nanocomposite Advanced Manufacturing - Biomaterials Center (CNAM-Bio) State of South Dakota - Governors Office of Economic Development PI: Salem, David (CAPE)

Co-PI: Sani, Rajesh (CBE)

$23,333 All-Solid-State Battery (ASSB) Test/Characterization U.S. Dept. of Energy (Subaward from NanoCoatings Inc.) PI: Smirnova, Alevtina (CABS)

Additional Awards


Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
$195,000 Development of Additive Manufacturing Technologies for Energetic Materials
U.S. Dept. of Defense (Subaward from ATI)
PI: Groven, Lori (CBE)
$111,000 Underground Study of Stellar Neutron Sources for Trans-Fe Element Production In Stars
National Science Foundation
PI: Strieder, Frank (PHY)
$4,400 USGS National Water Quality Assessment Project in South Dakota U.S. Dept. of the Interior - USGS PI: Kenner, Scott (CEE)
$32,902 Theory and Experiment of Cocrystals: Principles, Synthesis and Properties U.S. Dept. of Defense (Subaward from Purdue) PI: Groven, Lori (CBE)
$276,868 SD RIC FY 15: The Biochemical Spatiotemporal NeTwork Resource (Bio-SNTR) Center State of South Dakota - Governor's Office of Economic Development (Subaward from South Dakota State University) PI: Smith, Steve (NSNE)
$50,000 SME Academic Career Development Grant SME (Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. PI: Brickey, Andrea (MEM)
$15,182 Great Plains Education Grant - Jump Start Great Plains Foundation PI: Herrera, Jesse (OMA)
$20,000 Bio Versus Fossil Oil: Dryland Biofuel Feedstock Production Transportation Infrastructure Challenges U.S. Dept. of Transportation (Subaward from South Dakota State University) PI: Stone, James (CEE)
$35,000 Fluoride-Ion Battery Prototype Development Trion Energy Solutions Corp. PI: Salem, David (CAPE)