In 1st quarter FY20 (September 1, 2019 through November 30, 2019), the Office of Research assisted faculty with 325 proposals.  During this same period, there were 59 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 1st quarter FY20 is $27,644,839.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School contributed to this total as follows:  

Arts and Humanities$350,835
Behavioral and Brain Sciences$4,545,912
Engineering and Computer Sciences$10,645,570
Economic, Political and Policy Sciences$639,282
Natural Science and Mathematics$9,700,093
Research Gifts$84,515

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 over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between September 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019:

Wig, Gagandeep, Socioeconomic Mediators of Adult Brain Network Resilience and Vulnerability to Cognitive Decline, National Institutes of Health R01AG063930, $2,933,097

Qin, Zhenpeng, Development of New Photo-releasable Neuropeptide Nano-vesicles for Studying Modulation in the Brain, National Institutes of Health RF1NS110499, $2,399,777

D’Arcy, Sheena, Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Regulation of Local Chromatin Structure, National Institutes of Health R35GM133751, $1,912,500

Morcos, Faruck, Characterizing the Effects of Protein and RNA Variability in Molecular Function and Interactions, National Institutes of Health R35GM133631, $1,897,922

Kildebeck, Eric, POLYMATH: Polycraft Multi-user Anthropomorphic Testbed for Hybrid Systems, DARPA W911NF2020010, $1,678,632

Valladares, Cesar, DASI Track 2: Low-latitude Ionospheric Sensor Network (LISN) Investigations of Traveling Ionospheric Disturbances and Plasma Irregularities, National Science Foundation 1933056, $899,997

Black, Bryan, hiPSC-based DRG Tissue Mimics on Multi-well Microelectrode Arrays as a Tissue Chip Model of Acute and Chronic Nociception, National Institutes of Health UG3TR003149, $849,217

Zhang, Jie, Multi-Timescale Nuclear-Renewable Hybrid Energy Systems Operations to Improve Electricity System Resilience, Reliability, and Economic Efficiency, US Department of Energy DE-NE0008899, $777,482

Makris, Georgios, Phase I IUCRC University of Texas at Dallas: Center for Hardware and Embedded System Security and Trust (CHEST), National Science Foundation 1916750, $750,000

Misra, Jyoti, Regulation of Organ Size and Shape by Fat Signaling, National Institutes of Health R00HD092553, $743,950

Zhang, Fan, DMREF Collaborative Research: Establishing the Platform of Quasi-one-dimensional Topological Insulators with Emergent Functionalities, National Science Foundation 1921581, $700,000

Brandt, Patrick, Elements: Data: Sustaining Modern Infrastructure For Political And Social Event Data, National Science Foundation 1931541, $588,032

Fey, Nicholas, NRI: INT: COLLAB: Muscle Ultrasound Sensing for Intuitive Control of Robotic Leg Prostheses, National Science Foundation 1925343, $578,233

Stoneback, Russell, pysat and DINEOPFs – A Generalized Space Weather System, US Naval Research Lab N00173-19-1-G016, $511,930

Adams, Stephanie, Dissertation Institute, National Science Foundation 2002536, $510,391

Majewicz Fey, Ann, CAREER: Human-Centric Control for Teleoperated Surgical Robots, National Science Foundation 1846726, $500,000

Palmer, Kelli, Adaptive Alterations of Lipids in Streptococcus Mitis, National Institutes of Health R56AI139105, $478,792

Ware, Taylor, Shape-Morphing Living Composites, National Science Foundation 1905511, $462,234

Summers, Tyler, Verifiable Hierarchical Sensing, Planning, and Control, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research FA2386-19-1-4073, $454,300

Rodrigues, Fabiano, Collaborative Research: Multi-instrumented, Two-dimensional (2D) Studies of Equatorial Spread F, National Science Foundation 1916055, $447,129

Marcus, Andrian, SHF: Small: Automated Fine-Grained Requirements Traceability, National Science Foundation 1910976, $444,956

Hsu, Julia, Dilute-Donor Organic Solar Cells: Breaking the Fullerene Monopoly, National Science Foundation 1916612, $415,922

Brown, Matthew, Research: The Formation of Engineers in the Research Lab: A Cognitive Ethnographic Study, National Science Foundation 1902072, $350,000

Lee, Jeong-Bong, Collaborative Research: Liquid Metal Tuned Flexible Metasurfaces, National Science Foundation 1908779, $274,999

Kim, Jiyoung, MRI: Acquisition of Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition (PEALD) for Extremely Conformal Deposition of Metal and Nitride Films on 3D-Nanostructure Devices, National Science Foundation 1919896, $274,995

Du, Ding, III: Small: Collaborative Research: Stream-based Active Mining at Scale: Non-Linear Non-Submodular Maximization, National Science Foundation 1907472, $250,000

Chen, Feng, III: Small: Collaborative Research: A Novel Paradigm for Detecting Complex Anomalous Patterns in Multi-modal, Heterogeneous, and High-dimensional Multi-source Data Sets, National Science Foundation 1954409, $205,940

Hao, Shuang, Adaptive Defense Against Stealthy Resource-Intensive DoS Attacks, Office of Naval Research N00014-20-1-2738, $197,040

Efromovich, Sam, Nonparametric Curve Estimation in Presence of Missing Data, National Science Foundation 1915845, $190,000

Adams, Stephanie, Workshop on Gender and Diversity Analysis in Research across the Science Infrastructure, National Science Foundation 1936570, $180,715

Zhu, Hejun, Mapping Subduction-induced Mantle Flow Underneath North/Central America and Europe, National Science Foundation 1924282, $157,564

Hairston, Marc, Collaborative Research: Anomalous Plasma Cooling in the Topside Ionosphere During Solar Eclipses, National Science Foundation 1929866, $155,543

Pourkamali, Siavash, Collaborative Research: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Neural Integrated Sensing and Computing Units for Wearable Device Applications, National Science Foundation 1935598, $155,505

Pourkamali, Siavash, EAGER: Phononic Amplification for Active Filtering at Radio Frequency, National Science Foundation 1940826, $129,205

Lumata, Lloyd, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Assessment of Kidney Cancer Using Hyperpolarized 13C L-Tryptophan, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program W81XWH-19-1-0741, $114,750

The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between September 1, 2019 and November 30, 2019:

Price, Theodore, Extracellular Mechanism Regulating Synaptic Function and Pain Plasticity, Thomas Jefferson University, $788,905

Price, Theodore, SBIR: Development and Optimization of MNK Inhibitors for the Treatment of Neuropathic Pain, 4E Therapeutics, $420,010

Tan, Kui, Understanding and Tailoring Diffusion and Co-Adsorption Inside the Confined Pores of Metal-Organic Frameworks, Wake Forest University, $384,965

Chapman, Sandra, Validation of Cognitive Enhancement Techniques for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (VoCET-mTBI), General Dynamics, $363,900

Zheng, Jie, STTR: Advance Early Detection of Lupus Nephritis with ClearGold, ClearNano Inc., $104,040

Gel, Yulia, Surveillance and Prediction of Emerging Infectious Diseases via Modern Statistical Approaches on Multi-Source Information, University of Texas at San Antonio, $57,528

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