Commercializing an Aquaculture Vaccine
Kenneth Cain, associate director of the Aquaculture Research Institute and a professor in the College of Natural Resources, received $105,452 from the Idaho Department of Commerce for “Licensing and Commercialization of a Live Attenuated Aquaculture Vaccine.” .
Improving Traffic Systems
Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, director of UI’s National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology, and a team of researchers from the UI College of Engineering received $350,000 from the Idaho Department of Commerce for “Smart RPM Integration with Traffic Signal Systems.” Learn more about NIATT.
Steffen Werner, College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, $56,759 from Battelle Energy Alliance LLAC for “Situation Awareness in the Nuclear Control Room III.”
Leah Evans-Janke, CLASS, $2,312 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for “Former Human Osteological Collection (HOC) NAGPRA Inventory (WWACOE).”
Ekaterina Vorotnikova, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, $47,702 from the University of Minnesota for “Dairy Risk Management: Optimal Hedging Horizon Theory, Empirical Analysis, and Policy Evaluation Tools.”
Juliet Marshall, CALS, $3,000 from Syngenta Seeds Inc., for “2015 Idaho Spring Cereal Variety Testing.”
Brenda Schroeder and Michael Thornton, CALS, $18,950 from Brigham Young University for “Evaluation of Potato Soil Health Through Microbial Community and Spatial Analysis Tools.”
Esmaeil Fallahi, CALS, $162,878 from the Idaho Department of Agriculture for “The Impact of Canopy Design, Cluster Management, and the Newest Cultivars and Selections on the Fruit Quality, Yield, and Vine Performance in Table Grapes in Idaho.”
Olga Walsh, CALS, $1,960 from Utah State University for “Reference strips and precision sensors for increased nitrogen use efficiency in wheat production.”
Jack Brown, CALS, $168,132 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture for “Improving canola production and production systems with genetic and agronomic advances to increase canola acreage in the Pacific Northwest.”
Dojin Ryu and Andrzej Paszczynski, CALS, $474,864 from the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture for “Chemical and Toxicological Fate of Ochratoxin A in Infant Cereals during Processing.”
Hui-Mei Lin, CALS, and team $83,545 from the Idaho Department of Agriculture for “Identifying How Potato Skin Wastes Produced in Idaho Can Be Used to Modulate Glycemic Response.”
Joey Peutz, Extension, and team, $80,522 from the eXtension Foundation for “Lighting the Education Fire with Virtual Environments and Oculus Rift Technology.”
Emad Kassem, College of Engineering, $148,690 from Qatar University for “Comprehensive Evaluation of Aging of Asphalt Mixtures in Qatar.”
David Atkinson, Engineering, $28,420 from Jet Propulsion Laboratories for” JPL New Frontiers and Ice Giant Mission Studies.”
Herbert Hess, Engineering, and team, $199,995 from Global Technology Connection, Inc. for “Phase II: Multi-Stage, Multi-Phase, High Efficiency, Intelligent, Electrical Energy Conversion Unit for Navy and USMC.”
Daniele Tonina, Engineering, $31,663 from the Office of Species Conservation for “Lemhi River Lidar quality control.”
Michael Lowry, Engineering, $60,000 from the Washington Department of Transportation for “Spatial Analysis of Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Data.”
Michael Quist, College of Natural Resources, $52,500 from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game for “Population dynamics, life history, and scenarios for managing smallmouth bass in the lower Snake River basin.”
Michael Quist, CNR, $52,200 from the Idaho Department of Fish and Game for “Effects of air exposure on the survival and fitness of Yellowstone cutthroat trout exposed to catch-and-release angling.”
Karen Humes, College of Science, $27,500 from the National Geographic Society for “Idaho Geographic Alliance 2015-16.”
John Abatzoglou, Science, $30,000 from Oregon State University for “CIRC 2.0: Transforming Data into Usable Knowledge for Adapting to Climate-Related Hazards in the Pacific Northwest.”
Leslie Baker, Science, $22,004 from the SETI Institute for “Characterizing Nanophase Materials on Mars: A lab spectroscopy and XRD study of allophane, hydrated silica, iron oxides/hydroxides and Fe-Al-Si oxide species.”
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