In 2nd quarter FY20 (December 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020), the Office of Research assisted faculty with 295 proposals.  During this same period, there were 23 research awards processed through the Office of Research.

The total research dollars awarded to the University through proposals submitted or contracts negotiated by the Office of Research and gifts designated for research in 2nd quarter FY20 is $7,733,878.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School contributed to this total as follows:  

Administration$28,000
Behavioral and Brain Sciences$804,464
Economic, Political and Policy$50,000
Engineering and Computer Sciences$2,991,019
Jindal School of Management$20,000
Natural Science and Mathematics$3,614,380
Research Gifts$226,015

DISCLAIMER: Office of Research uses reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information based on the specific requests that we receive. The numbers/amounts listed are accurate as of the date the report was provided. The amounts are the total expected award and do not take into consideration funding cuts, stop work orders, transfers, or de-obligations. Some of this information may be currently in an administrative process and is subject to change or verification. Due to sponsor restrictions, some qualifying awards may not be listed below.

Faculty Research Awards

The following are awards that were made prior to 2nd quarter FY20 but received by The University after November 30, 2019:

Tadesse, Yonas, STTR: PH II: MEDUSAE Jellyfish, Boston Engineering Corp., $225,000

Busso, Carlos, SCH: INT: Collaborative Research: Passive Sensing of Social Isolation and Loneliness: A Digital Phenotyping Approach, Boston University, $184,945


The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between December 1, 2019 and February 29, 2020:

Morcos, Faruck, CAREER:  Developing Novel Models of Sequence Evolution for Protein Design and Molecular Recognition, National Science Foundation 1943442, $855,042

Anderson, Phillip, Response of the Ionosphere and Thermosphere to Geomagnetic Storms in the Mid to Low Latitudes, NASA 80NSSC20K0195, $739,838

Rotea, Mario, Phase II IUCRC UT Dallas: Center for Wind Energy Science, Technology and Research (WindSTAR), National Science Foundation 1916776, $526,941

Khan, Latifur, SATC: EDU: Curriculum Development for Secure Blockchain Technologies, National Science Foundation 1931800, $499,595


The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between December 1, 2019 and February 29, 2020:

Welin, Eric, Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure Track Faculty Member – Dr. Eric Welin, CPRIT RR190084, $2,000,000

Prasad, Shalini, IPA SRA: Investigation of the Utilization of Electrochemical Approaches to Trace Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds, NanoBio Detection Systems, $989,000

Price, Theodore, Novel Mechanisms Regulating Protein Interaction and Pain, Thomas Jefferson University, $788,905

Chen, Feng, SRA: Advanced Analytics & Deep Learning for the Power Generation and Distribution Industry (Phase I), Vistra Corporate Services Co., $330,864

Basu, Kanad, Effective In-field Testing and Diagnosis for Improvement of Functional Safety, Semiconductor Research Corp. 2020-CT-2930, $224,910

Prasad, Shalini, Pilot study of CLASP: Noninvasive Passive Eccrine Sweat Platform for Tracking IBD Flares, Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation 695759, $200,000

Makris, Georgios, Imaging-Based Usage Analysis and Key Extraction from Analog Floating-Gate Transistors, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technology N000340158, $149,999

Maxwell, Sarah, Nursing In The Fields: Vector-borne Illness and Lyme Disease Prevention and Detection among Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers, The Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation, $50,000

For information about previous quarter’s awards, please click the links below.

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