Research and Development Excellence Award Recipients

(Total Funded to Date: $16,546,277)


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Num Reference #
Area of Research
Principal Investigator (PI) Research Project Title Amount Awarded ($)

1 KSEF-3486-RDE-019
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Stephen Lipka

Faraday Energy LLC
Safe, Low-cost High Energy Density Dual Ion Battery $30,000
2 KSEF-3489-RDE-019
Biosciences
Clare Rittschof
Entomology
University of Kentucky
Identifying mechanisms of resilience to health stressors in the honey bee (Apis mellifera) $29,863
3 KSEF-3490-RDE-019
Biosciences
Michael Goodin
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Next Generation Protein Expression Vectors Derived from Coffee Ringspot Virus $30,000
4 KSEF-3492-RDE-019
Biosciences
Catherine Linnen
Biology
University of Kentucky
Transcriptional Profiling of Chemosensory Tissue in the Redheaded Pine Sawfly, Neodiprion Lecontei $29,999
5 KSEF-3495-RDE-019
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Ali Er
Physics and Astronomy
Western Kentucky University
Fabrication and Characterization of Laser Generated Smart Patterns on NiTiHf $29,999
6 KSEF-3503-RDE-019
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Cindy Harnett
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Louisville
Combining Soft Materials with Mechanical Parts for Robotic and Human Health Applications $29,816
7 KSEF-3511-RDE-019
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Sivakumar Vasireddy

Advanced Energy Materials LLC
Development of Nano-Metal Oxide Catalysts to Produce Platform Chemicals and Fuel Additives from Xylose $30,000
8 KSEF-3521-RDE-019
Biosciences
David McLetchie
Biology
University of Kentucky
Sex Differences in Dehydration Tolerance: A Novel Approach for Explaining Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants $29,999
9 KSEF-3524-RDE-019
Biosciences
Sharyn Perry
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Investigation of Regulatory Networks to Enhance Plant Regeneration by Somatic Embryogenesis $30,000
10 KSEF-3526-RDE-019
Information Technology and Communications
Himanshu Thapliyal
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Kentucky
Energy Efficient CORDIC Digital Signal Processor Based On Reversible Nanomagnetic Logic $29,999
11 KSEF-3528-RDE-019
Human Health and Development
Allison Caban-Holt
Behavioral Science
University of Kentucky
Investigation and Development of Portable Mobile Devices and Apps for Biofeedback Based Stress Reduction in Cognitively Impaired Populations $29,393
12 KSEF-3530-RDE-019
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Dennis Clouthier
Chemistry
University of Kentucky
Laser Spectroscopic Studies of Intermediates in the Production of Silica and Silicon Thin Films $30,000
13 KSEF-3548-RDE-019
Biosciences
Jennifer 'Jen' White
Entomology
University of Kentucky
Developing a Spider Model System for Understanding Interactions Among Symbionts $30,000
14 KSEF-3563-RDE-019
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Dong-Sheng Yang
Chemistry
University of Kentucky
Photoelectron Velocity-Map Imaging of Transition Metal-Aromatic Complexes $30,000
15 KSEF-3580-RDE-019
Biosciences
Hongyan Zhu
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Genetic Regulation of Nodulation Specificity in Medicago Truncatula $30,000
16 KSEF-3583-RDE-019
Biosciences
Joseph Dvorak
Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering
University of Kentucky
Efficient Routing with Multiple Vehicles for Agricultural Area Coverage Tasks $30,000
17 KSEF-3598-RDE-019
Human Health and Development
Qunwei Zhang
Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Louisville
Mechanisms Underlyign Ambient Particulate Matter-induced DNA Damage and Cell Transformation $30,000
18 KSEF-3600-RDE-019
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Matthew Gentry
Biochemistry
University of Kentucky
Glucan Dikinases: a Key to Designer Starches and Plant Energy Storage $30,000
19 KSEF-3229-RDE-018
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Fuqian Yang
Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Kentucky
Investigating the Effects of Electrochemical Cycling on the Mechanical Behavior of Activated Carbon Nanospheres $30,000
20 KSEF-3242-RDE-018
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Zhihui Sun
Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Louisville
Improve the Stability of Oilwell Cementing via Rheological Methods $30,000
21 KSEF-3244-RDE-018
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Jinjun Liu
Chemistry
University of Louisville
Looking for Molecular Funnels: Spectroscopy and Dynamics Beyond the Born-Oppenheimer Approximation $30,000
22 KSEF-3249-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
J. Christopher States
Pharmacology and Toxicology
University of Louisville
Novel Cancer Chemotherapeutics Targeting Mitosis $30,000
23 KSEF-3258-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
Ki-Hwan Bae
Industrial Engineering
University of Louisville
Long-Term Care Planning and Policies for an Aging Population in Kentucky $26,669
24 KSEF-3266-RDE-018
Biosciences
Steven Price
Forestry
University of Kentucky
Dispersal Congruency and Population Structure within Imperiled Host-parasite Systems $30,000
25 KSEF-3268-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
Trevor Creamer
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
University of Kentucky
The Role of Calcineurin in the Hyperphosphoryation of Tau in Alzheimer's Disease $30,000
26 KSEF-3277-RDE-018
Biosciences
Ling Yuan
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Developing a Tissue Culture and Gene Transformation Platform for Industrial Hemp $30,000
27 KSEF-3283-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
Shuang Liang
Oral Immunology and Infectious Diseases
University of Louisville
Exploring NFkB Inhibitory Nanoparticles for Periodontitis Therapy $30,000
28 KSEF-3300-RDE-018
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Craig Grapperhaus
Department of Chemistry
University of Louisville
Proton Reduction/Hydrogen Oxidation Catalysis with Redox-Inactive Base Metals. Sustainable Systems for Energy Storage through Ligand-Centered Reactivity $30,000
29 KSEF-3302-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
Abhijit Patwardhan
Biomedical Engineering
University of Kentucky
Features in ECGs for Improved Prediction of Arrhythmic Events $30,000
30 KSEF-3327-RDE-018
Biosciences
Christopher Schardl
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Remodeling Alkaloid Architecture in Forage Grass Endophytes $30,000