In 3rd quarter FY20 (March 1, 2020 through May 31, 2020), the Office of Research assisted faculty with 276 proposals.  During this same period, there were 27 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 3rd quarter FY20 is $15,008,878.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School contributed to this total as follows:  

Arts and Humanities$50,000
Behavioral and Brain Sciences$897,662
Engineering and Computer Sciences$8,819,074
Natural Science and Mathematics$5,223,652
Research Gifts$18,490

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 3rd quarter FY20 but received by The University after February 29, 2020:

Zhang, Michael, 3D Genome Architecture and the Origins of Recurrent Genomic Rearrangements in Prostate Cancer, University of Texas Southwestern Med Ctr, 150,000

Busso, Carlos, SRA – Driving Anomaly Detection Based on Multi-Modal Fusion of Driver Behavioral Signals and External Scene Information, Honda Research Institute USA, $97,227


The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020:

Griffith, D. Todd, A Low-Cost Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind System, US Dept. of Energy DE-AR0001179, $3,300,000

Qin, Zhenpeng, Rapid Diagnostic Test for Respiratory Syncytial Virus by Digital Nanobubbles, National Institutes of Health R01AI151374, $2,516,426

Yu, Mengxiao, Unravel Nanoparticle Transport and Interactions in Renal Proximal Tubules, National Institutes of Health R01DK124881, $1,430,130

Zhu, Hui, Characteristics of Magnetic Dips in the Inner Magnetosphere, NASA 80NSSC20K0689, $545,640

Gu, Qing, CAREER: Environmentally Stable Electrically Pumped Perovskite Laser, National Science Foundation 1941629, $500,000

Hairston, Marc, Reprocessing and Upgrading DMSP SSIES-3 Data (2003-present) to Level-2 Quality for Public Distribution and Use in Space Science Research, NASA 80NSSC20K1071, $455,963

Kesden, Michael, WoU-MMA: Gravitational Lensing of Photons and Gravitational Waves in the Era of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics, National Science Foundation 2011977, $299,876

Qin, Zhenpeng, Ultrasensitive and Rapid Diagnosis of Influenza by Digital Nanobubbles on a Microwell Array Platform, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs W81XWH-20-1-0106, $293,492

Biswas, Swati, A Bayesian Meta-Analysis Approach for Estimation of Penetrance and its Application to PALB2 gene for Breast Cancer Risk, National Institutes of Health R03CA242562, $164,490

Slinker, Jason, High Precision Electrical Characterization of Bioinspired Nanowire Devices, Office of Naval Research N00014-20-1-2220, $122,384


The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between March 1, 2020 and May 31, 2020:

Zhang, Li, Optimizing Therapeutic Strategies Against Lung Cancer Using Multimodality Imaging, CPRIT RP200021, $900,000

Zheng, Jie, Advance CT and Fluorescence Imaging of Kidney Cancers With Glutathione-mediated Contrast Enhancements, CPRIT RP200233, $900,000

Kilgard, Michael, Enhancing Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury Patients with Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation, $815,374

Lee, Mark, Suppressing and Physically Modeling Low Frequency Noise in Silicon MOSFETs, Texas Instruments, $300,000

You, Seung Mun, Design and Manufacturing Technologies for a Thin Thermal Ground Plane, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, $191,814

Al-Dhahir, Naofal STTR I: A Self-Learning Approach for In-Vehicle Driver and Passenger Monitoring Through a Sensor Fusion Approach, Edgetensor Technologies Inc., $80,000

Roemer, Nils, ICC: Operation Texas Research Project, Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, $50,000


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