October 2016 Awards

New Awards

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$495,000 Collaborative Proposal: OLC SDSU SDSMT PreEngineering Education Collaborative - Phase II National Science Foundation

PI-Sawyer, Foster

Co-PI-Benning, Jennifer


$20,850 Lake Sediment Coring to Determine Origin of Didymosphenia geminata in the mid Atlantic region Susquehanna River Basin Commission PI-Kunza, Lisa
$27,490 Driving Safety Prevention Program US Department of Transportation - National Highway Safety Administration (Subaward from South Dakota Department of Public Safety) PI-Mahon, Patricia (VPSA)
$300,000 MRI: Development of a Scalable High Performance Computing System in Support of the Lattice Light-sheet Microscope for Real-time Three-dimensional Imaging of Living Cells National Science Foundation PI-Anderson, Robert Co-PI-Weiss, John
$70,449 An Integrated Decision Support Tool (i-DST) for Life-Cycle Cost Assessment and Optimization of Green, Grey, and Hybrid Stormwater Infrastructure US Environmental Protection Agency (Subaward from Colorado School of Mines) PI-Geza Nisrani, Mengistu
$50,000 Modular Dual-band Ku/Ka Antenna Tile with Digital Collaboration (K-Tile) NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory PI-Anagnostou, Dimitrios
$9,700 Synthesis and powder processing of ferrite materials for the fabrication of toroidal cores Wurth Electronics Midcom Inc. PI-Shende, Rajesh
$140,000 SBIR Phase IIa: Development of Thermally Formed Plugs for Deep Borehole Waste Disposal Applications US Department of Energy (Subaward from Olympic Research Inc.) PI-Groven, Lori
$1,000 An Evening with Jonathan Weiner National Endowment for the Humanities (Subaward from South Dakota Humanities Council) PI-Shirley, Susan
$85,000 Development of Specifications for Portland-Limestone Cement SD2016-04 US Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration (Subaward from South Dakota Department of Transportation) PI-Shearer, Christopher

Additional Funding

Amount Title Agency Principal Investigator
& Co-PIs/Dept.
$9,594 South Dakota Working in STEM for Equity (SD-WISE)
National Science Foundation (Subaward from South Dakota State University) PI-Huang, Shaobo
$533,482 The 2020 Vision: Building Research, Education, and Innovation Partnerships for South Dakota National Science Foundation (Subaward from University of South Dakota)
PI: Smith, Steve
$17,981 Great Plain Education Foundation Grant - Jump Start Great Plains Education Foundation (Subaward from South Dakota Board of Regents)

PI: Herrera, Jesse


$155,000 Environmentally Sustainable Gasless Delay Compositions for Fuzes US Department of Defense - US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) (Subaward from Science Applications International Corporation) PI-Groven, Lori (CBE)

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