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 ($)

91 KSEF-2679-RDE-015
Biosciences
James 'Jim' Krupa
Biology
University of Kentucky
Conservation and Ecology of an Insect-feeding Guild Containing a Kentucky State-endangered Carnivorous Plant $50,000
92 KSEF-2681-RDE-015
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Zhi Chen

Advanced Semiconductor Processing Technology
Fabrication of Novel Moisture Sensors Based on Surface Modification of Aluminum Oxide Nanostructures $20,000
93 KSEF-2685-RDE-015
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Sean Bailey
Mechanical Engineering
University of Kentucky
Multi-component Nano-scale Thermal Anemometry Probe for Turbulence Measurement $50,000
94 KSEF-2687-RDE-015
Environmental and Energy Technologies
James 'Jimmy' Fox
Civil Engineering
University of Kentucky
DIN Waste Management Tool For Estimating In-stream Nitrogen Removal By Sediments $49,951
95 KSEF-2694-RDE-015
Materials Science and Advanced Manufacturing
Sung-Seok 'Ambrose' Seo
Physics and Astronomy
University of Kentucky
Two-Dimensional Confinement of Strongly Correlated and Spin-Orbit Coupled Electrons in 5d Transition-Metal Oxide Quantum-Wells $50,000
96 KSEF-2268-RDE-014
Biosciences
Matthew Gentry
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
University of Kentucky
Harnassing Starch Metabolism in Algae as Biofuels $80,000
97 KSEF-2298-RDE-014
Biosciences
Stuart Williams
Mechanical Engineering
University of Louisville
Dielectrophoretic Nanoneedles for Trapping and Characterization of Sub-Cellular Entities $80,000
98 KSEF-2305-RDE-014
Human Health and Development
Edmund Rucker
Biology
University of Kentucky
Autophagy in Female Reproductive Tract Development and Fertility $80,000
99 KSEF-2348-RDE-014
Biosciences
Aardra Kachroo
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Towards Understanding The Mechanisms Of Plant Extreme Resistance To Viruses $80,000
100 KSEF-2361-RDE-014
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Moises Carreon
Chemical Engineering
University of Louisville
Zeolitic Imidazole Frameworks as Catalysts in the Capture and Conversion of CO2 to Polycarbonate Polymers $70,000
101 KSEF-2392-RDE-014
Biosciences
Robert Lundy
Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
University of Louisville
The Role of Specific Limbic System Neuropeptide Pathways in the Regulation of Learned Taste-Guided Behavior $50,200
102 KSEF-2399-RDE-014
Biosciences
Luke Moe
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Bacteria and Bioethanol Fermentation: Characterizing the Impact of Bacterial Contaminants and Bacterial Community Structure on Bioethanol Fermentations Across the USA $90,000
103 KSEF-2428-RDE-014
Environmental and Energy Technologies
Folami Ladipo
Chemistry
University of Kentucky
Catalytic Hydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis of Carbon-Oxygen Bonds $80,000
104 KSEF-2445-RDE-014
Biosciences
Thomas Chambers
Veterinary Science
University of Kentucky
Role of the horse in interspecies transmission of influenza viruses $90,000
105 KSEF-2483-RDE-014
Human Health and Development
Eric Munson
Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of Kentucky
Systematic Investigation of Drug-Additive Interactions in Freeze-Dried Formulations $90,000
106 KSEF-2488-RDE-014
Biosciences
Ferhan Atici
Mathematics
Western Kentucky University
Parameter Estimations of Sigmoidal Models of Cancer $59,619
107 KSEF-2489-RDE-014
Information Technology and Communications
John Young
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Kentucky
Photoconductive Antennas for Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging $90,000
108 KSEF-2491-RDE-014
Biosciences
Peter Nagy
Plant Pathology
University of Kentucky
Screening of temperature sensitive and deletion libraries for host factors affecting virus replication $90,000
109 KSEF-2546-RDE-014
Biosciences
Cindy Harnett
Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Louisville
Light-Powered Hybrid Microactuators for Biotechnology $90,000
110 KSEF-2061-RDE-013
Biosciences
Arthur Hunt
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Polyadenylation of Stored mRNA during Seed Germination $90,000
111 KSEF-2064-RDE-013
Human Health and Development
Rolf Craven
Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology
University of Kentucky
Small Molecule Inhibitors Targeting Cancer Growth via EGFR $90,000
112 KSEF-2070-RDE-013
Biosciences
Jixiang Ding
Birth Defects Center
University of Louisville
Mechanism of Mammalian Embryonic Heart Formation $80,000
113 KSEF-2079-RDE-013
Information Technology and Communications
Hichem Frigui
Computer Engineering and Computer Science
University of Louisville
Ensemble Hidden Markov Model Classifiers for Detecting Explosive Devices $80,000
114 KSEF-2107-RDE-013
Human Health and Development
Gilson Capilouto
Rehabilitation Sciences
University of Kentucky
Effects of Non-Oral Feeding on Infant Tongue Muscle and Mass $40,736
115 KSEF-2113-RDE-013
Biosciences
James Harwood
Entomology
University of Kentucky
Impact of Predator Biodiversity on Pest-Suppression in Kentucky Wheat: a Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis Approach $80,000
116 KSEF-2134-RDE-013
Biosciences
Chuanxi Cai
Medicine/Cardiology
University of Louisville
MG53 Mediated Myocardial Repair for Ischemic Heart Disease $90,000
117 KSEF-2141-RDE-013
Human Health and Development
Roland Valdes Jr
Pathology and Lab Medicine
University of Louisville
Mammalian Cardenolides in Blood as Tumor Preventive Agents $90,000
118 KSEF-2158-RDE-013
Biosciences
Henry 'Hank' Kaplan
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Louisville
Minature Swine Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa $55,000
119 KSEF-2165-RDE-013
Biosciences
Subba Palli
Entomology
University of Kentucky
Feeding RNAI For Pest Management $49,940
120 KSEF-2168-RDE-013
Human Health and Development
Michael Voor
Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Louisville
Implantable Device to Strengthen Osteoporotic Hips $80,000