September 2022 Awards

New Awards

Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
$74,709.00 Real-Time Sensing and Measurement of Soil Quality Using Machine Learning Assisted Spectroscopy Techniques
State of South Dakota - South Dakota Board of Regents
PI: Diwakar, Prasoon (MECH)
$10,000.00 Controlled delivery of muscarinic receptor agonists to aid Xerostomia after Head/Neck Radiotherapy
State of South Dakota - South Dakota Board of Regents (Subaward from South Dakota State University)
PI: Ozdemir, Tugba (NANO)
$130,000.00 Investigation of Poor Compressive Strength and Performance of A45 Structural Concrete Mixes
Federal Highway Administration (Subaward from South Dakota Department of Transportation)
PI: Shearer, Christopher (CEE)
$548,158.00 MRI: Acquisition of a nanoIR3 for Polymers and Life Science Research
National Science Foundation
PI: Sani, Rajesh; Co-PIs: Winter, Robb; Jasthi, Bharat; Salem, David; Gadhamshetty, Ramana (CBE) 
$186,000.00 3D-projection scintillator detector: prototype data analysis and future applications in near detectors for neutrino experiments
U.S. Dept. of Energy
PI: Martinez, David (PHY)
$74,387.00  Collaborative Research: Facility: Next Generation Interoperable Data Infrastructure for Geoscience Sample Data (EarthChem, LEPR/traceDs, SESAR): IEDA Re-invented
National Science Foundation
PI: Ustunisik, Gokce; Co-PI: Nielsen, Roger (GEOL)
$87,000.36 The Fire Weather Handbook: A guide for application of meteorological information to wildfire management and operations. PMS 425-1
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture - U.S. Forest Service
PI: Clabo, Darren (CEE)
$2,000.00 Proposal for Research and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) 2022-2023
U.S. Dept. of Defense - Army (Subaward from Rochester Institute of Technology)
PI: Walker, Katrina: Co-PI: West, Michael (MET) 
$10,000.00 Facility Layout Optimization Project
Black Hills Stock Show Foundation
PI: Na, Hyeong Suk; Co-PI: Jensen, Dean (IE)
$500,000.00  Fight Against Diabetes: A South Dakota Produce Prescription Program
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
PI: Shende, Anu (CBE)   
$17,689.00  A comparative study of pulmonary cell response and toxicity following acute and chronic exposure of graphene-family nanomaterials
National Science Foundation (Subaward from South Dakota Board of Regents)
PI: Brenza, Timothy; Co-PI: Benjamin, Kenneth (CBE)

Additional Awards

Amount Title Agency PI & Co-PIs (Dept.)
$59,187.00 Research and Development on optical components of the photon detection system for DUNE Far Detector 2 (Vertical Drift Technology)
U.S. Dept. of Energy - Fermilab
PI: Martinez, David (PHY)
$38,400.00 Employing Experimental and Analytical Methods to Understand the Ultrasonic Spot-Welding Process for Thermoplastic Polymers to Guide Joint Design
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
PI: Birrenkott, Cassandra (MECH)
$40,000.00 Louis Stokes STEM Pathways & Research Alliance: AMP (ANAMP) Program
National Science Foundation (Subaward from Salish Kootenai College)
PI: Kerk, Carter (IE)
$10,000.00 IUCRC Phase 1: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology: Center for Solid-State Electric Power Storage (CEPS)
National Science Foundation  PI: Smirnova, Alevtina; Co-PIs: Abata, Duane; Crawford, Grant; Numna, Abu Md (CABS)
$92,500.00 Intelligent Automation Through Dynamic Networks and Multilinear Time-Series Analysis
U.S. Dept. of Defense - Naval Surface Warfare Center
PI: Hoover, Randy; Co-PI: Caudle, Kyle (CSE)