Honoring Excellence in Research

Researchers at UT Dallas earn and are recognized for many prestigious awards, fellowships, and honors. See our Faculty Early Career Award winnersFRIENDS of ResearchSeed Grant Award WinnersStudent Poster Competition winners, and more.

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Dr. Jie Zheng Receives Nearly $1.5 Million from NIH

The National Institutes of Health awarded Dr. Jie Zheng $1,451,573 for his research on Noninvasive Monitoring of Hepatic Glutathione Depletion through Blood Test. The project focuses on the use of gold nanoparticles to detect acute liver damage early through simple blood tests. Dr. Zheng’s groundbreaking research could replace current methods that are more invasive for monitoring and diagnosing liver…

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Dr. Aria Nosratinia Lands Almost $450,000 from NSF

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Aria Nosratinia $449,410 for his research on CIF: Small: Community Detection Meets Non-Graph Data: Principles and Applications. The project focuses on the development of the field of graph inference in the presence of non-graph data. Dr. Nosratinia’s research analyzes the information limits of label recovery with side information…

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NIH Grants Dr. Kristen Kennedy $420,750 for Exploratory Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Kristen Kennedy received a $420,750 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research on The Effects of Cognitive Map Building on the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Kennedy’s goal is to explore new research directions in mitigating Alzheimer’s disease development via spatial cognitive mapping. Dr. Kennedy hopes the project will shed…

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Dr. Andrian Marcus Lands NSF Grant for Software System Issue-Reporting Solutions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Andrian Marcus $408,677 for his Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Bug Report Management 2.0 project. With his research, Dr. Marcus plans to: develop novel techniques for the automated analysis and quality assessment of defect reports, improve the quality of issue reports through interactive mechanisms, as well as develop more…

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