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Proposals, FY14, Q2

PI Project Title College Sponsor Amount
Abramson, Jonathan; Co-PI:  Strongin, Robert Development of Novel Compounds for Treatment of Arrhythmlas in CPVT CLAS Elex Biotech  $565,376
Allen, Jennifer SEES Fellows (Mueller, Jocelyn):  The Contribution of Urban Foodscapes to Socio-ecological Resilience OTHER National Science Foundation  $479,301
Amali, Said Digital Preservation of Middle East's Historical Manuscripts SSW Qatar University/Qatar National Research Fund  $471,481
Anderson, Shelby Collaborative Research:  1500 years of archaeology & paleoecology on the Selawik & Buckland Rivers CLAS National Science Foundation  $484,845
Anderson, Shelby Collaborative Research:  People, landscape & narrative in time - Birmirk and later cultural development in Northern Seward Penninsula CLAS National Science Foundation  $200,000
Anderson, Timothy Footwear Recommender MCECS Nike  $19,966
Anderson, Timothy Sensor App-Capstone MCECS Nike  $5,299
Ballhorn, Daniel Collaborative Research:  Epigenetic Mechanisms of Heritable Adaptation to Stress in Plants CLAS National Science Foundation  $668,446
Ballhorn, Daniel Food plant quality as a critical factor determining the success of actions to conserve the highly endangered greater bamboo lemur CLAS Morris Animal Foundation  $123,797
Baney, William SSP TANF Family Stability and Employment Initiatives Training Pilot SSW Oregon Department of Human Services  $348,574
Baney, William Washington State Recovery Youth Service SAT-ED Program SSW Department of Social and Health Service Integration  $101,624
Bank, Lewis; Co-PI: Lee, Junghee Strong and Healthy Immigrant Children (SHIC) and Families SSW National Institutes of Health  $1,764,095
Barsanti, Kelley Synthesis of Comprehensive Emissions Measurements and Multi-scale Modeling for Understanding Secondary Organic Aerosole Chemistry in Wildland Smoke Plumes MCECS Joint Fire Science Program  $435,314
Barsanti, Kelley; Pankow, James Constraining organic aerosole sources in the Southeast US:  Field data analysis and process-level modeling MCECS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  $270,224
Bass, Robert Aggregated Residential Battery Energy Storage Systems - Phases I & II MCECS Portland General Electric  $5,868
Becker, William Assessment in Research for the Portland Metro STEM Partnership CLAS Hillsboro School Foundation  $14,250
Bertini, Robert Preparing a Possible Oregon Road Map for Connect Vehicle/Cooperative Systems Deployment Scenarios MCECS Oregon Department of Transportation  $150,000
Bertini, Robert Preparing a Possible Oregon Road Map for Connect Vehicle/Cooperative Systems Deployment Scenarios MCECS Oregon Department of Transportation  $150,000
Bleiler, Steven Bringing Direct Calculation of Uncertainty, Sensitivity, and Risk into SAGE & R CLAS National Science Foundation  $325,187
Bodegom, Erik The effect of the potential well size on the performance of digital imagers CLAS M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust  $15,000
Booth, Adam Collaborative Research: Mantle to watershed to flora: Coupling surface  and deep Earth processes to decipher the evolution of the Cascadia-Mendocino Triple Junction margin CLAS National Science Foundation  $268,785
Bright, Anita Math Screener Project GSE Center for Applied Linguistics  $199,506
Brown, Kim Effects of Environmental Estrogens on Mitochondrial DNA Heteroplasmy CLAS National Institutes of Health  $395,024
Brown, Kim NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program: Alicia Chivers CLAS National Science Foundation  $132,000
Bullock, David Oregon Military Museum Library Internship GSE Oregon Military Department/US Department of Defense  $15,000
Bulusu, Nirupama Collaborative Research:  II-New:  Infrastructure Support for Research and Education in RF Ambient Backscatter Networks MCECS National Science Foundation  $51,689
Butler, Virginia Archeology Roadshow, 2014-2015, Portland, OR CLAS Oregon Heritage Commission  $11,854
Cahn, Katharine Nak Nu Wit Workforce Development Partnership SSW Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board  $138,658
Cal Santiago, Raul, B Collaborative Research - Harnessing the wind: Power output shaping for VAWT arrays using
reduced order models of the flow field
MCECS National Science Foundation  $269,554
Carder, Paula Oregon Integrated Housing/Services Initiative CUPA Cedar Sinai Park  $49,615
Carey, Christopher Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in the Portland Metro Area CUPA Oregon Department of Human Services  $10,033
Chaille, Christine; Narode, Ronald SySTEMic Learning and Pedagogical Content Knowledge (STEM PCK) GSE Educational Service District 112  $29,939
Cummings, Michael STEM Professional Development in Rural Eastern Oregon CLAS US Department of Education  $70,000
Cummings, Michael SySTEMic Learning and Pedagogical Content Knowledge (STEM PCK) CLAS Educational Service District 112  $30,846
Curtis, Renee Metro Fork it Over Program and Website CUPA Metro  $67,500
Daescu, Dacian 2014 Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar CLAS National Science Foundation  $2,596
Daim, Tugrul NW Energy Efficiency Technology Roadmap MCECS Bonneville Power Administration  $246,266
Davidson, Ian Assessment of Biofouling Threats to Puget Sound CLAS Washington State Dept of Fish & Wildlife & Natural Resources  $2,000
Deardorff, Pam Enhanced Rate Program CLAS Oregon Department of Human Services  $85,500
DeRivera, Catherine Biodiversity Corridors CLAS Metro  $13,750
DeRivera, Catherine Cascades to Coast GK-12 (PSU) International Research &
Teaching: Marine Biological Invasions across Bioregions
CLAS National Science Foundation  $30,049
DeRivera, Catherine Ecosystem Services of Salt Marshes CLAS M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust  $5,250
Dill, Jennifer Multiday GPS Travel Behavior Data for Travel Analysis OTHER Resource Systems Group  $31,953
Duffield, Deborah Restoring Comprehensive Response for the Northern Oregon/Southern Washington Marine Mammal Stranding Program CLAS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
 $100,000
Dusicka, Peter Impact of Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake on the Seismic Evaluation Criteria of Bridges MCECS Oregon Department of Transportation  $191,793
Elliott, Debra ODOT Studded Tire Usage Survey OTHER Oregon Department of Transportation  $72,061
Elliott, Debra School Health Profiles Survey 2014 OTHER Oregon Health Authority  $35,210
Farquhar, Stephanie Addressing Aggravating Factors of Pediatric Asthma in a Rural Environment CUPA University of Washington  $67,266
Figliozzi, Miguel Evaluating the Use of Crowdsourcing as a Data Collection Method for Bicycle Performance Measures and Identification of Facility Improvement Needs MCECS Oregon Department of Transportation  $174,350
Frank, Lauren Transforming Cancer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior Through Narrative Adult Women between the Ages of 25 and 45 Years of Age.  CLAS University of Southern California  $10,331
Fritz, Charlotte The Effects of Work Experiences on the Occupational Safety, Health, and Well-being of Wildland Firefighters CLAS Bureau of Land Management  $25,000
Gaines, Eleanor OPRD Western Snowy Plover Management and Nest Protection 2013 CLAS Oregon Parks and Recreation Department  $25,000
Gamburd, Michele Processing/Cataloging Museum Archaeological Materials and Hosting a Public Archaeology Field School at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site CLAS National Park Service  $40,726
Gelmon, Sherril Evaluation of Health Information Exchange (HIE) Services in Oregon CUPA Oregon Health Authority  $50,000
Gilley, Bruce National Ownership and Resilience: What Do They Mean For Democracy and Good Governance? CUPA Institute of International Education  $72,177
Glover, Melinda Meiji and Modernity: From History to Theory CLAS Association for Asian Studies  $950
Goforth, Andrea Identifying and Controlling Radiative and Non-Radiative Pathways in  Luminescent Silicon Nanoparticles: Comparative Synthesis and Comprehensive Multi-level Characterization CLAS National Science Foundation  $753,678
Gonzales, Kelly Perceived Experience of Discrimination in Health Care for American Indian Women in an Urban Setting. CUPA Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund  $47,100
Gopalakrishnan, Jay; Jiang, Bin; Ovall, Jeffery 2014 Pacific Northwest Numerical Analysis Seminar CLAS National Science Foundation  $2,596
Gordon, Sean Watershed Assessment Model Development for the Interagency AREMP OTHER Bureau of Land Management  $147,024
Granek, Elise Emerging Contaminants in Oregon Estuaries - Undergraduate Researcher Projects CLAS Oregon University System/Oregon Community Foundation  $6,000
Green, Beth ACF: Healthy Start Effectiveness Study SSW NPC Research, Inc.  $51,850
Hammer, Leslie Development of an Intervention to Reduce Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings CLAS Washington State Department of Labor and Industry  $2,904
Harkema, Peter Malheur National Wildife Refuge CCP CUPA US Fish & Wildlife Service  $12,001
Holz, Andres; Strecker, Angela Complex Interactions between human and natural systems - influences of landscape-scale forest fires on water quantity and quality in the Pacific Northwest CLAS Bureau of Land Management  $218,001
Hugo, Richard STEM Professional Development in Rural Eastern Oregon CLAS US Department of Education  $70,000
Huguet, Nathalie Economic Contraction and Alcohol-related Suicides: A Multilevel Analysis CUPA University of California, Los Angeles  $214,451
Izumi, Betty Harvest for Healthy Kids Dissemination CUPA Kaiser Permanente  $39,939
Jay, David Armstrong World Industries Hydrodynamic Modeling, AMENDMENT 5 MCECS Oregon Department of Environmental Quality  $12,000
Jay, David; Co-PIs: Moradkhani, Hamid; Strecker, Angela; Liu, Jenny Hsing-I; Talke, Stefan; Zapata, Marisa; Nielsen, Eric; Christy, John  CNH: Transformation of the Lower Columbia River Estuary (1860-2060)  Dynamic Interactions between Natural and Human Systems MCECS; CLAS, CUPA National Science Foundation  $1,499,968
Jetter, Antonie; Gray, Steven; Ellsworth, Lisa Policy Scenarios for fire-adapted communities: understanding stakeholder risk- perceptions by measuring mental models, using Fuzzy Cognitive Maps MCECS Bureau of Land Management  $181,093
Jiao, Jun Graphene-TiO2-Based Multicomponent Photocatalysts and Their Synergetic Effects on Visible-Light Absorption MCECS National Science Foundation  $448,701
Jiao, Jun Stress Field Mapping of Copper Interconnect Using Transmission Electron Microscope  MCECS On Semiconductor  $40,000
Johnson, Gwynn Sustainable Fuels:  Shifting Waste to Product Demonstration Plan MCECS Clackamas County Water Environment Services  $17,633
Jones, Bill 10kw, 40kWh IFB Energy Storage System Field Trial SBA Oregon BEST  $150,000
Jurjevich, Jason County-Level Population Forecasts for Oregon CUPA Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development  $440,715
Kaplan, Mark IPA to PDX VA for Veteran Interactions with VA Primary Care Prior to Suicide Project CUPA Portland VA  $14,567
Kelly, Maura Performance Measurement for Highway Construction Workforce Development Program CLAS Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industry  $155,441
Koenenkamp, Rolf Ehanced Optical Fields Studied in Photoemission Electron Microscopy CLAS National Science Foundation  $369,149
La Rosa, Andres Monitoring the dynamics of confined mesoscopic fluids with phase-locked-loop acoustic sensing CLAS National Science Foundation  $346,906
Lafrenz, Martin Biodiversity Corridors CLAS Metro  $11,250
Lafrenz, Martin Ecosystem Services of Salt Marshes CLAS M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust  $9,750
Larsen, Sean Progressing Through Calculus CLAS Mathematical Association of America  $587,510
Leung, Pui New Directions in Optical Research:  Plasmonics with Metallic Nanoparticles and Metamaterials CLAS M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust  $15,000
Lowrey, Marty Intimate Partner Violence Training SSW Oregon Department of Justice  $66,518
Lowrey, Marty Working with Relatives of Dependent Children SSW Oregon Department of Human Services  $2,000
Luiz, Jessamyn Support for Oregon Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteer Programs OTHER Oregon Housing and Community Services  $100,561
Mackiewicz, Marilyn Site Directed Nanoparticle-based Theranostics for Cancer Treatment CLAS American Cancer Society  $ -  
Makler, Jon Integrating Goods and Services Movement by Commercial Vehicles in Smart Growth Environments OTHER University of South Florida  $80,000
Makler, Jon Smart, Shared and Social: Enhancing All-Hazards Recovery Plans with Demand Management Technologies OTHER US Department of Transportation  $990,496
Mashburn, Andrew Evaluation of the impacts and implementation of the WINGS for kids social and emotional learning afterschool program CLAS University of Virginia  $137,936
Masta, Susan NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program:  Brandi Welch CLAS National Science Foundation  $132,000
McClintock, Nathan Short Course/Research Project:  Comparing Urban Agriculture Planning and Policymaking in Montreal and Portland CUPA Government of Quebec  $30,000
Meekisho, Lemmy Modeling of Mechanical Property Shifts Resulting from Flattening of Ring Samples of Steel Pipes MCECS EVRAZ North America  $50,000
Monsere, Christopher Bluetooth Travel Time Testing MCECS Oregon Department of Transportation  $5,788
Moradkhani, Hamid Towards an Enhanced Probabilistic National Drought Forecasting MCECS National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration  $492,054
Neal, Margaret Evaluation of AARP Age Friendly Communities Program and Development of Livability Index CUPA American Association of Retired Persons  $17,519
Nguyen, Mau Nam Variational Analysis of Optimal Value Functions and Applications to Nonsmooth Optimization CLAS National Science Foundation  $118,419
Nicolaidis, Christine Supplement: A Cohort Study of Preterm Delivery in Relation to Partner Abuse, Mood, and Anxiety Disorders SSW Harvard University/National Institutes of Health  $10,222
Nielsen-Pincus, Max Adapting to Wildfire: Defining Pathways for Creating Fire Adapted Communities CLAS Washington State University  $106,484
Nielsen-Pincus, Max CNH:  Toward a theory of adaptive capacity in coupled human and natural systems:  Land and water tenure, learning and self-organization in the face of disturbance CLAS National Science Foundation  $1,499,874
Ovall, Jeffrey Investigation of Auxiliary Subspace Techniques as a General Tool for A Posteriori Error Estimation CLAS National Science Foundation  $143,861
Parra, Jeremy; Rueter, John Supporting Innovative Approaches to environmental problems through the crating of information capital that is targeted for use by natural resource entrepreneurs CLAS National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance  $24,264
Perona, John Enhancing safety of live Salmonella vaccines via synthetic biology CLAS National Institutes of Health  $382,210
Perona, John Functional evolution of class I aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases CLAS National Institutes of Health  $1,441,561
Perona, John Sulfur Trafficking in Methanogens CLAS National Science Foundation  $984,403
Podrabsky, Jason DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Epigenetic regulation of alternative developmental trajectories in embryos of an annual killifish CLAS National Science Foundation  $18,829
Rad, Farrokh Strength of Wood Specimens MCECS City of Portland  $1,642
Raghavan, Rahul A horizontally acquired tRNA enhances Coxiella burnetii infection of macrophages CLAS National Institutes of Health  $440,076
Richardson, Dawn; Co-PI: Crespo, Carlos Portland Bridges to Baccalaureate CUPA National Institutes of Health  $1,580,074
Richardson, Susan Reclaiming Futures North Carolina Spread SSW North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention  $44,984
Rissi, Jill Acheiving the Triple Aim in Medicaid:  Evaluating the Access, Quality, Health and Cost Impacts of Coordinated Care Organizations in Oregon CUPA Oregon Health Policy and Research/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  $332,310
Rissi, Jill Health Engagement Model Comprehensive Evaluation Proposal (2013-2014) CUPA Oregon Health Policy and Research  $214,549
Ruzicka, Alex The Origin of Large, Igneous-textured Inclusions in Ordinary Chondrites CLAS National Aeronautics and Space Administration  $5,000
Scheller, Robert Outcomes Prioritization on Fuel Treatment Placement in Extreme Fire Weather witin three CFLRP landscapes Across the U.S. CLAS USDA Forest Service  $124,876
Scheller, Robert Process-Based Carbon Trajectories on the Great Lakes Social-Ecological Gradient (GLaSEG) MCECS University of Michigan  $297,947
Schmidt, MaryAnn Gales Creek Project CLAS Tualatin River Watershed Council/US Bureau of Reclamation  $5,000
Schmidt, MaryAnn Student Watershed Research Project (SWRP) CLAS East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District  $1,500
Shelton, Rollin Community Integration Specialists for Recovery Outcomes (CISRO Project) SSW Oregon Health Authority  $169,611
Simoyi, Reuben Mechanisms of Thiols and Thiocarbamides Activities in the Physiological Environment
CLAS National Science Foundation  $562,758
Singer, Jeffrey P60/Katanin Regulation By The Cul3/Klhdc5 E3 Ligase in Mitosis and Neurogenesis CLAS National Science Foundation  $548,271
Singer, Laurel Renewable Energy Partnership Collaboration and Facilitation  CUPA Bureau of Land Management  $25,000
Strongin, Robert Collaborative Research: Sensing of Pyrophosphate: Paradigm Change in Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (qPCR) CLAS Bowling Green University  $240,000
Strongin, Robert PNW Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation CLAS University of Washington  $543,374
Stuart, David Direct Carbon-Carbon Bond Forming Reactions with Hypervalent Iodine Reagents: Redefining Formal SNAr Reactivity with Carbon Nuclephites CLAS American Chemical Society  $110,000
Sytsma, Mark Aquatic Weed EDRR (2014) CLAS Oregon State Weed Board  $48,452
Sytsma, Mark Fellowship - A new approach for managing Nutria (Myocaster coypu) populations CLAS Society for Conservation Biology  $212,100
Sytsma, Mark Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement - Robyn Draheim CLAS US Fish & Wildlife Service  $47,915
Sytsma, Mark Micro-evolutionary processes in less than a century of allopatric separation:  examining morphological, behavioral, and pheromone differences between two separate invasive populations of nutria (Myocastor Coypus) CLAS Haifa University  $115,114
Thomas, Evan CellPump Seed Grant MCECS University of California-Berkeley  $69,144
Thomas, Evan Sensor Reactivity Project Grant MCECS University of California-Berkeley  $109,904
Thomas, Evan Verification of Sanitation outcomes in Bangladesh MCECS Emory University  $10,001
Wakeland, Wayne Dynamic Model Initiative CLAS Brain Trauma Foundation/US Department of Defense  $91,119
Walker, Janet Amplify My Plan (AMP) SSW Technical Assistance Collaborative/Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration  $70,354
White, Diana ADRC Consumer Satisfaction Survey: Round 3 CUPA Oregon Department of Human Services  $33,036
White, Diana Evaluation of Lift UP Healthy Aging Project CUPA Lift Urban Portland  $4,385
Widenhorn, Ralf Interpreting activation energies CLAS M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust  $15,000
Williams, Dilafruz Science in the Learning Gardens:  Factors that Support Racial and Ethnic Minority Students' Success in Low-income Middle Schools GSE National Science Foundation  $450,000
Wood, William Aluminum deformation study OTHER    $24,000
Wood, William Electroswag welding development phase 2 OTHER Boeing  $120,086
Woods, Mark Unraveling the intertwined behavior of metal hydration and coordination chemistry in MRI contrast agents CLAS National Science Foundation  $492,368
Zelick, Randy DISSERTATION RESEARCH Jodi Gronborg:  Acoustic Differentiation of Northern Red-Legged Frog Populations  CLAS National Science Foundation  $19,251