May, 2016 Research Awards

New Awards

Amount   Title   Agency   Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$195,000 Back to the Future: Enhancing Food Security and Farm Production with Integrated Crop-livestock Production Systems
U.S. Dept. Of Agriculture (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI - Stone, James
Co-PI - Sieverding, Heidi 
Anticipating Future Events in a Multi-Threat Environment by Expanding the Capabilities of Flow Field Forecasting 
U.S. Dept. of Defense - Naval Post Graduate School
PI - Caudle, Kyle
Co-PI - Fleming, Patrick
 $20,297Deep Borehole Field Test - Initial InvestigationU.S. Dept. of Energy - UT Battelle PI - Roberts, Lance
Co-PI - Roggenthen, William; Stetler, Larry; McCormick, Kelli
 $31,905College Access Challenge Grant
U.S. Dept. of Education - S.D. Dept. of Education - College Access Challenge Grants (Subaward from South Dakota Board of Regents)
PI - Herrera, Jesse
$250,000Making Small Wave Energy Converters Cost-effective for Under-water Microgrids through a 10-fold Increase in Year-round Productivity U.S. Department of Defense - Defense Advance Research Projects Agency (Subaward from U.S. Department of Interior)
PI - Korde, Umesh
Mine Health and Safety Training for Miners and Contractors Working on Mining Properties in South Dakota U.S. Dept. of Labor - Mine Safety and Health Administration 

PI - Kliche, Charles
Co-PI - McCormick, Kelli

$50,000Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy Education for Teachers U.S. Dept. of Education (Subaward from South Dakota Board of Regents) PI - Filipova, Tsvetanka
Co-PI - Smirnova, Alevtina

Additional Funding

Amount   Title   Agency   Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$7,489 SDSMT Electroforming for the MAJORANA Demonstrator
U.S. Dept. of Energy - UT Battelle - Oak Ridge National Lab
PI - Christofferson, Cabot-Ann
$7,302 The 2020 Vision: Building Research, Education, and Innovation Partnerships for South Dakota
National Science Foundation (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI - Smith, Steve
$300,000 NASA STEM entitled National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program (SPACE Grant) Training Grant 2015-2018
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
PI-Duke, Edward
$164,809 CSBR: Natural History: Curation and Digitization of Newly Acquired Modern and Fossil Invertebrate and Protist Research Collections at the SDSM&T Museum of Geology 
National Science Foundation
PI - Anderson, Laurie
Co-PI Price, Maribeth; Pagnac, Darrin; Shelton, Sally; Belanger, Christina
IGERT: Nanostructured Solar Cells: Materials, Processes and Devices
National Science Foundation (Subaward from University of South Dakota)
PI - Kellar, Jon
Co-PI Cross, William


 $26,696Smart, Functional Nanoenergetics Design from the Atomistic/Molecular Scale through the Mesoscale
Air Force Office of Scientific Research - Penn State (Subaward from Purdue University)
PI- Groven, Lori
Reduction of Radon-Induced Backgrounds for SuperCDMS and Beyond
National Science Foundation

PI: Schnee, Richard 

Fluoride-Ion Battery Prototype Development
Trion (Formerly Waterford Energy Solutions Corporation)

PI: Salem, David
Co-PIs: Hong, Haiping; Zhengtao, Zhu; Brady, Andrew

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