External Funding Awarded

High Performance Bio-based Polymer Materials Systems
Funding Agency: Department of Defense
Award Amount: $480,000
Award Dates: September 27, 2016 – September 26, 2018
Principal Investigator: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)
Other EPSCoR Researcher/s: Mukund Sibi, Dean Webster (North Dakota State University)

Integration of Flax Fibers into Kingetics Advanced Composite Orthotics
Funding Agency: AmeriFlax
Award Amount: $17,000.00
Award Dates: July 2016 – June 2017
Principal Investigator: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)

Modified Soybean Oil to Enhance Effectiveness as a Processing Oil for Rubber
Funding Agency: United Soybean Board
Award Amount: $27,306.00
Award Dates: July 2016 – September 2016
Principal Investigator: Bret Chisholm (North Dakota State University)
Co-Principal Investigator: Olena Shafranska (North Dakota State University)
Other EPSCoR Researcher/s: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)

Integration of Composite Materials into Sprayer Boom Design – Prototype and Testing Completion
Funding Agency: AGCO Corporation
Award Amount: $14,786.00
Award Dates: January 2016 – June 2016
Principal Investigator: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)

NSF – FEW: A sustainable rural framework workshop for the upper Great Plains
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Award Dates: July 2015 – June 2017
Principal Investigator: Eakalak Khan (North Dakota State University)
Other EPSCoR researchers: Jayaraman Sivaguru, Dean Webster (North Dakota State University), Mafany Ndiva Mongoh (Sitting Bull College)

Integration of Composite Materials into Sprayer Boom Design – Year 8
Funding Agency: AGCO Corporation
Award Amount: $48,000.00
Award Dates: January 2015 – December 2015
Principal Investigator: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)

Sensing Earth Environment Directly Sensor
Funding Agency: North Dakota Department of Commerce – Venture Grant
Award Amount:  $99,969.00
Award Dates:  October 2014 – September 2015
Principal Investigator: Chad Ulven (North Dakota State University)
Co-Principal Investigator/s: Frederik Haring, Justin Hoey, and Robert Sailer (North Dakota State University)