August 2018 Awards

New Awards

Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
$428,867CAREER: Engineering Designer Composite Materials - Magnetically Controlling Filler Alignment of Oblate Spheriods in Novel Thermoset Metamaterials
National Science Foundation
PI: Walker, Travis  (CBE) 
$92,757Mine Health and Safety Training for Miners and Contractors Working on Mining Properties in South Dakota
U.S. Dept. of Labor - Mine Safety Health Administration
PI: McCormick, Kelli (MEM) 
$58,000Advanced Event Reconstruction and the Study of Prompt Muons in Ultrahigh Energy Extensive Air Showers in IceCube
National Science Foundation
PI: Bai, Xinhua (PHY) 
The Role of Multi-Scale Porosity on Termite Mound Behavior
National Science Foundation
PI: Lingwall, Bret (CEE) Co-PI's: Shearer, Christopher; Surovek, Andrea
Numerical Simulation of Turbulent Clouds
South Dakota Board of Regents
PI: Lessani, Bamdad (MECH)
$25,000Inverse Methods of Hydraulic Fracturing in Geothermal Applications (Year 2)
South Dakota Board of Regents
PI: Li, Liangping (GEOL)
Examining Trends in Water Quality in the Big Sioux River Basin
East Dakota Water Development District
PI: Kunza, Lisa (CABS)
Advanced Materials Characterization Equipment for Material, Environmental and Energy Initiatives
South Dakota Board of RegentsPI: Puszynski, Jan (ORA) CoPI's: Groven, Lori; Walker, Travis; Crawford, Grant; Cross, William; Dixon, David; Kellar, Jon; Salem, David; Waterman, David 
 $85,000All-Solid-State Battery (ASSB) Test/Characterization U.S. Dept. of Defense (Subaward from NanoCoatings) PI: Smirnova, Alevtina (CABS)
 $1,471,356Collaborative Research: NRT: Cyber-Physical-Social System for Understanding and Thwarting the Illicit EconomyNational Science Foundation PI: Kellar, Jon (SPACT) CoPI's: Crawford, Grant 
 $12,000Stormwater Management and Ecosystem Health: The Complementary Role of Green Infrastructure in Urban EnvironmentsU.S. Dept. of Interior (Subaward from South Dakota State University) PI: Stone, James (CEE) CoPI's: Sieverding, Heidi 
 $30,000Water Availability, Quality of Groundwater and Surface Water, Climate and Land-use Trends, and Streamflow Dynamics with the Missouri River and Upper Basin Tributaries U.S. Dept. of Interior - U.S. Geological Society PI: Kenner, Scott (CEE)
Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Naturally Inspired Resilient, Sustainable and Adaptable Infrastructure
National Science Foundation
PI: Lingwall, Bret (CEE) CoPI's: Shearer, Christopher; Surovek, Andrea 

Additional Awards

Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
SME Academic Career Development Grant
Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration
PI: Brickey, Andrea (MEM)
Cleanliness and Calibration efforts on the LUX/ZEPLIN (LZ) Project

U.S. Dept. of Energy (Subaward from Lawrence Berkeley National Lab)
PI: Schnee, Richard (PHY) CoPI's: Reichenbacher, Juergen; Bai, Xinhua