July, 2015 Research Awards

New Awards

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$50,000 FEW: A Sustainable Rural Framework Workshop for the Upper Great Plains
National Science Foundation
PI: Stone, James
I-Corps: Quantum Wires and Dots for Optoelectronic Devices
National Science Foundation
PI: Yang, Haeyeon
$75,060Corrosion-Resistant Crystalline-Oxide Coatings on Steel Substrates by an Immersion Anodizing ProcessUS Department of Energy (Subcontract from NanoCoatings Inc.)PI: Kustas, Frank
$25,000SBIR Phase I: In-situ Formation of Ceramic Well Liner PatchesUS Department of Energy (Subcontract from Olympic Research Inc) PI: Groven, Lori
Examining Ecological Influence and Distribution of Didymosphenia Geminata in Grand Teton National Park US Department of Interior - National Park Service (Subaward from the University of Wyoming)PI: Kunza, Lisa
 $50,000Cylinder Bore Insert Repair Replacement
Caterpillar Inc. PI: Widener, Christian
 $292,000Increasing the Discovery Potential of Underground Physics at SURF and BeyondUS Department of Energy
PI-Schnee, Richard
Co-PI's-Bai, Xinhua; Reichenbacher, Juergen, Corwin, Luke (PHYS)

Additional Funding

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$400,000 Advanced Manufacturing Process Technology Transition and Training Center (AMPTΕC) 

South Dakota Board of Regents               
PI: Widener, Christian
Co-PI: Jasthi, Bharat
$29,186 Smart, Functional Nanoenergetics Design from the Atomistic/Molecular Scale through the Mesoscale
USDOD-Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)- Pennsylvania State University (Subaward from Purdue University)  PI: Groven, Lori 
$400,000Composite and Nanocomposite Advanced Manufacturing Center (CNAM Center)
South Dakota Board of Regents
PI-Salem, David
Co-PI's-Cross, William; Fong, Hao; Hong, Haiping; Robinson, Marc  (CAPE)
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP)
National Science Foundation
PI: Logar, Antonette

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