Research and Development Excellence Award Recipients

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


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

31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 KSEF-3548-RDE-019
Biosciences
Jennifer 'Jen' White
Entomology
University of Kentucky
Developing a Spider Model System for Understanding Interactions Among Symbionts $30,000
36 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
37 KSEF-3580-RDE-019
Biosciences
Hongyan Zhu
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Genetic Regulation of Nodulation Specificity in Medicago Truncatula $30,000
38 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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 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
44 KSEF-3249-RDE-018
Human Health and Development
J. Christopher States
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
University of Louisville
Novel Cancer Chemotherapeutics Targeting Mitosis $30,000
45 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
46 KSEF-3266-RDE-018
Biosciences
Steven Price
Forestry
University of Kentucky
Dispersal Congruency and Population Structure within Imperiled Host-parasite Systems $30,000
47 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
48 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
49 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
50 KSEF-3300-RDE-018
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Craig Grapperhaus
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
51 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
52 KSEF-3327-RDE-018
Biosciences
Christopher Schardl
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Remodeling Alkaloid Architecture in Forage Grass Endophytes $30,000
53 KSEF-3366-RDE-018
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Lance De Long
Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
X-Ray Vortex Beam Generation via Coherent Scattering from Patterned Ferromagnetic Thin Films $30,000
54 KSEF-3368-RDE-018
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Judith Jenkins
Chemistry
Eastern Kentucky University
Synthesis of Nanostructured Metal Sulfide Photocatalysts from Earth-abundant Materials for Solar Fuel Generation $30,000
55 KSEF-3395-RDE-018
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Haluk Karaca
Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky
The Damping and Cyclic Behavior of NiTiHfPd High Strength Shape Memory Alloys $30,000
56 KSEF-3396-RDE-018
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Sean Bailey
Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky
A Cyberphysical Approach to Wind Field Estimation with Application to Pollutant-dispersion $30,000
57 KSEF-3404-RDE-018
Biosciences
Shlomit Schaal
Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
A Novel Bio-gel for the Prevention of Post-Vitrectomy Cataracts $30,000
58 KSEF-3405-RDE-018
Information Technology and Communications
Jun Zhang
Computer Science
University of Kentucky
Forest Modeling using Airborne LiDAR Information $30,000
59 KSEF-3407-RDE-018
Biosciences
Angelika Fath-Goodin

ParaTechs Corporation
Development of an Innovative Cryopreservation Device for Mouse Sperm $29,322
60 KSEF-3424-RDE-018
Biosciences
Peter Nagy
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Allosteric Inhibitors of Cellular Hsp70 to Inhibit Virus Replication $30,000