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List of Proposals Submitted in 2017

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Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
Architecture & Env Design
Business
Engineering
Liberal Arts
Science & Mathematics
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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Tietje, Brian
Cal Poly's Farmer Experiential Education and Development Program (FEED)
USDA - Farm Service Agency (FSA)
16-434
$99,598
Tietje, Brian
Cal Poly's Farmer Experiential Education and Development Program (FEED)
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-126
$595,201
Tietje, Brian
STESSA: Improving STEM Teacher Education in High Schools in Egypt
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) via The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education (21PSTEM)
17-513
$558,729

Development
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Schaefer, Natalie
Fortune School Active Learning Professional Development 2017
Rex and Margaret Fortune School of Education
17-246
$33,650

Graduate Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Savage, Richard
NSF Graduate research fellowship (for Crystal Castillo)
National Science Foundation
17-111
$46,000
Savage, Richard
NSF Graduate research fellowship (for Aiello)
National Science Foundation
17-436
$46,000

Information Technology Services
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burton, Bruce
2017 California Cyber Innovation Challenge
CA Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)
17-443
$49,628

Library
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Vowell, Zach
Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservationists and Emulation Experts in Libraries and Archives
Institute of Museum and Library Services
17-239
$249,686

Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences

Agribusiness
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Cai, Xiaowei
The impact of produce purchasing on household health outcomes
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
16-225
$241,651
Connolly, Cristina
Optimizing Farmers' Market Distribution
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-506
$83,338
Delbridge, Timothy
Information Sharing or Social Support? The Role of Spatial Externalities in the Organic Adoption Decision
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-003
$4,769
Delbridge, Timothy
Pre-Proposal: Modeling the Economic Impact of Lygus Bugs on California Strawberry Producers
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-164
$58,999
Hurley, Sean
Task Order #1: An Analysis of Water Stress in Vineyards with Multispectral Imagery Utilizing a Puma UAS
AeroVironment, Inc.
16-487
$35,003
Volpe, Richard
Local Market Structure, Store Characteristics, and Performance among Independent Grocers
USDA - Economic Research Service
16-391
$30,000
Volpe, Richard
The Effect of Genetically Engineered Crop Adoption on Food Price Inflation and Pesticide Use in the U.S.
CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB)
17-313
$12,778

Agricultural Education
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Flores, Robert A.
California Agricultural Education - Professional Development Project #2 (2016-17)
CA Dept of Education
16-455
$120,000
Freeman, Sherri
National Agricultural Ambassador Conference
USDA - Western SARE
17-147
$42,270
Swan, Benjamin
Safety in Agriculture for Youth: Building an Instructor Coalition
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Utah State University
17-466
$60,000

Animal Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Bennett, Darin
Alternative and Underutilized Feedstuffs for use in the California Poultry Industry
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-001
$89,515
Bennett, Darin
Use of HVR CHICKEN BOOST JUICE as a supplement to improve egg shell quality and bone strength in Commercial Laying Hens housed in enriched cages
Hidden Villa Ranch
17-133
$27,683
Bennett, Darin
Student Travel Funding
U.S. Poultry (Harold E. Ford) Foundation
17-353
$10,000
Campos-Chillon, Fernando
In-vitro maturation and culture of equine oocytes and embryos
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-264
$18,104
Edwards, Mark S
Collaborative Research: Dental Dynamics and Primate Radiations
National Science Foundation via Duke University
17-195
$31,219
Everett, David W.
2017 Cal Poly Industry Outreach Program
CA Dairy Research Foundation
17-050
$96,040
Everett, David W.
Textural and melt functionality of natural cheese
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-236
$79,907
Everett, David W.
Cal Poly Dairy Applications Program Funding 2017
Dairy Management, Inc.
17-274
$87,818
Horney, Marc
Sustainable Range Program Support (SRP Coordinator) for the California Army National Guard
CA Military Department
17-065
$136,088
Kang, Ike
Improvement of Chilling Efficiency, Meat Quality, and Safety of Turkey Carcasses Using Saline Immersion Chilling at Sub-zero Temperatures
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
16-477
$478,786
Kang, Ike
Cold Batter Mixing For Low-Sodium And Low-Fat Processed Meats
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-252
$270,766
Kang, Ike
Improvement of Processing Efficiency, Meat Quality, and Product Safety by Chilling Broiler Carcasses in Cold Saline Solution
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-291
$178,278
Kang, Ike
Improvement of Chilling Efficiency, Meat Quality, and Safety of Turkey Carcasses Using Saline Immersion Chilling at Sub-zero Temperatures
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-465
$945,701
Vagnoni, David
Measurement of Starch Digestibility On-Farm on California Dairies
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-045
$5,000
Vagnoni, David
Dairy Experience Course for College Students
CA Dairy Research Foundation via University of California, Davis
17-060
$15,312
Vagnoni, David
Effectiveness of Magnesium Oxide Sources for Lactating Dairy Cattle
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-150
$28,007
Yeung, Chi Kong (Vincent)
Task #25: Modification of ruminant microbial ecology by supplementing the diets of dairy cows with probiotics and its relationship to blood cytokine profile and milk quality
BiOWiSH Technologies Inc
17-260
$97,745

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Liu, Bo
Pre-proposal: An Autonomous Strawberry Runner Cutter System
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-186
$326,001
Liu, Bo
Automated Pruning of Greenhouse Indeterminate Tomato Plants
USDA - Western SARE
17-471
$25,000
Livingston, Peter
Wetland Screening Tool Readiness Project (W-STRP)
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via University of Wisconsin - Extension
17-024
$35,261
Livingston, Peter
Pre-proposal: Ozonized Microbubble Sanitation of Food-Contact Surfaces
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Center for Produce Safety
17-203
$271,083
Livingston, Peter
Pre-proposal: Microalgae as a Protein Source for Human Consumption
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
17-230
$665,073
Livingston, Peter
Microalgae as a Protein Source for Human Consumption
Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
17-371
$584,480
Livingston, Peter
Wetland Screening Tool Readiness Project (W-STRP)
USDA - Farm Service Agency (FSA) via University of Wisconsin
17-433
$8,000
Livingston, Peter
Nanomizer Assessment
Dainichi Techno Green, Inc.
17-467
$16,997
Schwartz, Gregory
Technical Review for Dairy Digester Research and Development Program (2017)
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-416
$22,000

BioResource and Agricultural Engineering / ITRC
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-097
$164,000
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-378
$97,000
Burt, Charles
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-448
$36,838
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-012
$116,350
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-116
$150,000
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-138
$240,000
Styles, Stuart
Not Listed
Not Listed
17-428
$99,913

Dean's Office, Agriculture, Food & Env Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Francis, Hunter
Online Training Program for Organic Specialty Crop Production in California
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Organic Farming Research Foundation
17-363
$8,138
Holmes, Gerald
Year 2: Evaluating strawberry cultivars for resistance to Verticillium wilt
California Strawberry Commission
17-026
$57,923
Holmes, Gerald
Year 2: Investigating Treatments for the Management of Macrophomina on California's Central Coast
California Strawberry Commission
17-028
$60,223
Holmes, Gerald
Year 2: Improving Strawberry Gray Mold Management through Identification of Ineffective Sprays
California Strawberry Commission
17-029
$32,806
Holmes, Gerald
Development of new fungicides for management of anthracnose and other diseases in strawberries
California Strawberry Commission
17-030
$22,851
Holmes, Gerald
Next-Generation Disease Resistance Breeding and Management Solutions for Strawberry
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via University of California, Davis
17-287
$468,145
Holmes, Gerald
IR-4 Minor Crop Pest Management
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) via Rutgers University via University of California, Davis
17-430
$5,000
Thulin, Andrew
Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI)
North Carolina State University
16-465
$25,000
Thulin, Andrew
Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI)
North Carolina State University
17-488
$25,000

Experience Industry Management
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Greenwood, Brian
Junior Giants: Assessment of Developmental Outcomes - Phase VII
Giants Community Fund
17-447
$18,724

Food Science & Nutrition
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Amin, Samir
Development of Low Glycemic Index Pasta Using Pulse Flours
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-010
$5,000
Amin, Samir
Characterization of Commercially Produced Carrot Pomace
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-044
$19,000
Amin, Samir
Nutritional Analysis of Selected Products
Titan Frozen Fruit
17-293
$3,637
Amin, Samir
Texture Analyzer for Evaluation of Mechanical Characteristics in Foods in Teaching and Research
Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCiftS)
17-345
$15,671
Castro, Luis
The effect of Alcohol and IBU levels on Brewing Yeast Viability
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-040
$40,000
Jung, Stephanie
Converting agricultural and food waste challenges into opportunities
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-069
$246,000
Jung, Stephanie
Supporting research for food science blended bachelor and master students at CalPoly, San Luis Obispo
Southern California Institute of Food Technologists Section (SCiftS)
17-356
$24,000
La Frano, Michael
A Metabolomics Basis of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Endotypes
Dr. Brent W. Winston
17-377
$5,000
Lammert, Amy
Spaghetti Sauce Consumer Test
Linde Food
17-055
$17,637
Lammert, Amy
Two Consumer Tests for 4 New Salad Varieties in Each Test
Curation Foods, Inc.
17-354
$16,746
Lathrop, Amanda
Increased Polyphenol Content in Cider through Pomace Supplemented Fermentation
U.S. Association of Cider Makers
17-338
$15,000
Lathrop, Amanda
The effects of storage conditions and the microbiome of non-traditional salad ingredients on the fate of Listeria monocytogenes
USDA - Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture via Center for Produce Safety
17-339
$355,753
Nazmi, Aydin
Increasing Local Economic Impact by Leveraging Student CalFresh Participation in CA Farmers' Markets
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI) via California State University, Chico
17-228
$145,964
Pilolla, Kari
Pre-Proposal: Cross-sectional analysis of diet quality and cardiometabolic health markers of healthy adults consuming full-fat vs. low-fat dairy products
National Dairy Council via Dairy Management, Inc.
17-021
$109,984
Pilolla, Kari
Pre-Proposal: The impact of dairy fat within a diet based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans on cardiometabolic health in normal weight and overweight adults
National Dairy Council via Dairy Management, Inc.
17-041
$209,466

Horticulture & Crop Science
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Brown, J Wyatt
Shelf-life studies for Johnson Matthey
Johnson Matthey
17-286
$4,287
Garner, Lauren
Pre-Proposal: Improving Sustainable Fertilizer Practices for Pomegranate by Leaf Nutrient Concentration Evaluation and Fertilizer Trials
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-192
$204,078
Garner, Lauren
Improving Sustainable Fertilizer Practices for Pomegranate by Leaf Nutrient Concentration Evaluation and Fertilizer Trials
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-350
$208,911
Ivors, Kelly
Optimization of biologically active soil amendments as fumigation replacements for soilborne disease control in California strawberry production
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-004
$110,941
Ivors, Kelly
Detecting anthracnose: optimizing molecular methods for diagnosis
California Strawberry Commission
17-027
$49,755
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Evaluation of the effects of three agricultural wastes on organic bell pepper health, nutrition and yield
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-005
$40,000
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Evaluation of the effects of grape and olive pomace on soil-borne strawberry diseases
California Strawberry Commission
17-031
$93,962
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Development of a silent backpack bug vac to sample and control lygus bugs in strawberries
California Strawberry Commission
17-032
$8,148
Tubeileh, Ashraf
PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL: Using agricultural processing residues to combat diseases in organic and conventional vegetable production systems
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-196
$233,602
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Combatting Vegetable Soil-Borne Diseases through Compost
Organic Farming Research Foundation
17-244
$14,996
Tubeileh, Ashraf
Using agricultural processing residues to combat diseases in organic and conventional vegetable production systems
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-351
$233,594

Natural Resources Management & Environmental Sciences
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Appel, Christopher S.
Effects of variable density thinning and prescribed fire on forest resilience and stand dynamics in Sierra Nevada forests
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
16-037
$218,904
Bisbing, Sarah
Forest recovery following high-severity fire: effects of shrub removal on natural and planted conifer regeneration
DOI - Bureau of Land Management
17-204
$163,007
Bisbing, Sarah
Interactions among microbial and plant community colonization over 100 years of ecosystem succession following glacial recession
CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB)
17-316
$15,000
Brown, Gregory
McIntire-Stennis Cooperative Forestry Research Act Program (2016-2017)
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-079
$129,986
Brown, Gregory
McIntire-Stennis Forestry Research Program (2016-2017)
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-262
$34,954
Chiu, Yiwen
IRES: Climate Change Mitigation in Taiwan (CCMT); Economics and Technology
National Science Foundation
17-054
$249,201
Chiu, Yiwen
IUSE:EHR: Quantifying Sustainability: Adapting the Science Writing Heuristic Approach to Improve Teaching and Learning Efficiency in Environmental and Agricultural Sciences
National Science Foundation
17-073
$297,389
Chiu, Yiwen
McIntire-Stennis -- Dynamic Carbon Stock and Flow in A Mixed Land-use Watershed
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-536
$45,000
Cobb, Richard
Mid Klamath Region Fuels Reduction and Prescribed Fire
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) via Mid Klamath Watershed Council
17-496
$136,964
Dicus, Christopher A.
Efficacy of Wildland-Urban Interface Fire Codes in Advancing Community Disaster Resilience
DOC - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
17-075
$466,019
Malama, Bwalya
Enhancing Nitrogen Reduction Below the Root-Zone -- Laboratory and Pilot-Scale Study of Nitrate Transport in Agricultural Soils
CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-440
$222,523
Rees, Gordon
McIntire-Stennis -- Genesis and management implications of mollic soils in forest vs grassland settings
USDA - National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
17-535
$30,000
Surfleet, Christopher
Hydrologic response to meadow restoration and upslope forest thinning in the Sierra Nevada
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-128
$79,790
Surfleet, Christopher
Evaluation of Hydrologic and Water Quality Changes at the Caspar Creek Experimental Watersheds
CA Dept of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE)
17-233
$96,257
Thompson, Richard
Silviculture, Hazard Mitigation, and Wood Utilization of Urban Forests
USDA - Forest Service
17-076
$17,099
Verma, Priya
Proposal Development for Facilitating Synergetic Watershed Research and Management
CSU Office of the Chancellor
17-152
$6,130

Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Administration
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Lin, Yeqiang (Kevin)
PRELIMINARY PROPOSAL: Promoting California Grown Specialty Crops at International Trade Shows
U.S. Dept of Agriculture via CA Dept of Food and Agriculture
17-193
$99,767

Swanton Pacific Ranch
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Dietterick, Brian
Construction of the Forest and Watershed Ecology Laboratory at Cal Poly's Swanton Pacific Ranch
National Science Foundation
17-240
$189,604

Wine and Viticulture
PI
Project Title
Sponsor
GDO #
Amount Requested
Casassa, Federico
Berry size and wine quality. Chemical and sensory effects due to intrinsic variations of berry size in Vitis vinifera L. Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel grapes
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-002
$5,000
Casassa, Federico
Wine matrix effects on tannin extraction and retention into Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon wines
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-098
$33,430
Dodson Peterson, Jean
The Influence of Sustainable Vineyard Practices on Soil Microbial Communities, Scion Development and Wine Quality
CSU Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)
17-023
$40,000

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