In FY19, faculty submitted 1,103 proposals through the Office of Sponsored Projects.  During this same period, there were 183 research awards processed through the Office of Sponsored Projects.

The total research dollars awarded to the University through proposals submitted or contracts negotiated by the Office of Sponsored Projects and gifts designated for research in FY19 is $81,956,843.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School/Center contributed to this total as follows:

Administration$3,107,479
Arts and Humanities$16,800
Behavioral and Brain Sciences$14,755,203
Engineering and Computer Sciences$50,618,940
Economic, Political and Policy Sciences$827,542
Jindal School of Management$249,999
Natural Science and Mathematics$10,041,293
Research Gifts$2,339,588

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 earlier in FY19 but received by The University after May 31, 2019 or not previously reported:

Swanson, Meghan, Early Social Communication Environment and Brain Development in Infants at Risk for Autism, Natl Institutes of Health R00MH108700: $730,668

Moheimani, Reza, STTR II: High-speed Platform for Highly Parallel STM Lithography and Hierarchical Assembly, Zyvex Labs, LLC: $499,931

Baughman, Ray, High Power Density, Large-Stroke Coiled Artificial Muscle Systems, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign/Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) HR001119C0042: $269,982

Vandenberghe, William, Collaborative Research: Defect Immune, Topologically Protected Devices for Ultra-Low Power Electronics, University of Notre Dame: $220,000

Small, Steven, An Open Science Platform for the Neurobiology of Language Community, Natl Science Foundation 1936737: $219,078

Smaldone, Ronald, SRA: FST Validated Resins for Additive Manufacturing, Adaptive 3D Technologies: $50,000


The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between June 1, 2019 and August 31, 2019:

Sarac, Kamil, UTD SFS Renewal: Enriching Technical Program Offerings for SFS Scholarship Program at UTD, Natl Science Foundation 1922398: $4,014,883

Qin, Zhenpeng, Optical Control of Protein Activity in Live Cells by Plasmon Assisted Light Inactivation, Natl Institutes of Health R35GM133653: $1,912,500

Schmidtke, David, Regulation of Corneal Keratocyte Differentiation through the Integration of Biochemical, Biomechanical and Topographic Cues, Natl Institutes of Health R01EY030190: $1,854,995

Ploski, Jonathan, Pharmacologically Enhancing the Modification of Strong Modification Resistant Memories, Natl Institutes of Health R01MH120302: $1,530,000

Walker, Amy, LSAMP BD: University of Texas at Dallas University of Texas System LSAMP, Natl Science Foundation 1904521: $1,075,000

Anderson, William, Wall Turbulence Response to Large-scale Surface Heterogeneity: Physics-based Wall Models Derived from Coordinated Experiments and Simulations, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research FA95501910134: $788,280

Zielke, Marjorie, Exploring Social Learning in Collaborative Augmented Reality with Virtual Agents as Learning Companions, Natl Science Foundation 1917994: $749,706

Ware, Taylor, Liquid Crystal Elastomer as a Dynamic Treatment of Incontinence in Women, Natl Institutes of Health R21EB028547: $620,648

Gevorgyan, Vladimir, Transition Metal-Radical Hybrid Methods for Organic Synthesis, Natl Institutes of Health R01GM120281: $579,291

Gupta, Gopal, RI: Small: Inducing Answer Set Programs to Provide Accurate and Concise Explanation of Machine-learned Models, Natl Science Foundation 1910131: $450,000

Hansen, John, Collaborative Research: CSL-MultiAD: Assessing Collaborative STEM Learning through Rich Information Flow based on Multi-Sensor Audio Diarization, Natl Science Foundation 1918032: $450,000

Lou, Yifei, CAREER: Mathematical Modeling from Data to Insights and Beyond, Natl Science Foundation 1846690: $400,213

Ferraris, John, Understanding and Prevention of Carbon Membrane Physical Aging, Natl Science Foundation 1917747: $396,286

Minn, Hlaing, CIF: Small: A New Paradigm for Non-Geosynchronous Satellite Communications and Radio Astronomy Systems, Natl Science Foundation 1907614: $394,815

Aliev, Ali, Acquisition of PSV-500 Compact Scanning Laser Vibrometer, Office of Naval Research N00014-19-1-2685: $382,480

Minary, Majid, Low-cost Manufacturing of Bioinspired Damage – Tolerant Ceramic Composites, Natl Science Foundation 1930621: $372,775

Dai, Xianming, Water-harvesting and Self-cleaning Air/liquid Independent Surfaces, US Army Research Office W911NF1910416: $359,997

Gu, Qing, Optoelectronics: Ultrafast Directly Modulated NanoLED for On-chip Optical Interconnect, US Army Research Office W911NF1910303: $356,866

Pourkamali, Siavash, Development of a Miniaturized Electromechanical Biosensing Platform, Natl Science Foundation 1923195: $349,999

Lary, David, Machine Learning for Robotic Team, Defensewerx: $250,000

Bensoussan, Alain, New Extensions of the Master Equation in Mean Field Control Theory and Applications, Natl Science Foundation 1905449: $229,999

Gel, Yulia, ATD: Topological Data Analysis for Threat Detection, Natl Science Foundation 1925346: $208,000

Makarenkov, Oleg, Collaborative Research: A Sweeping Process Framework to Control the Dynamics of Elastoplastics Systems, Natl Science Foundation 1916876: $206,568

Gevorgyan, Vladimir, Novel Transition Metal Catalyzed Synthetic Transformations, Natl Science Foundation 1936422: $205,000

Slinker, Jason, Collaborative Research: Leveraging a Solvent Toolkit for Doping and Characterizing Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells, Natl Science Foundation 1906505: $199,860

Friedman, Joseph, FET: Small: Collaborative Research: Integrated Spintronic Synapses and Neurons for Neuromorphic Computing Circuits – I(SNC)^2, Natl Science Foundation 1910800: $191,118

Koeln, Justin, CRII: CPS: Hierarchical Control for Constrained Multi-timescale Energy Management, Natl Science Foundation 1849500: $174,341

Dai, Xianming, EAGER: Experimental Study of Condensation Enhancement on Durable Slippery Surfaces, Natl Science Foundation 1929677: $170,000


The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between June 1, 2019 and August 31, 2019:

Fei, Baowei, Smart Surgical Microscope Powered by AI Technology and Hyperspectral Imaging, CPRIT RP190588: $1,592,405

Hoyt, Kenneth, Monitoring Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer using 3D Subharmonic Aided Pressure Estimation, Thomas Jefferson University: $796,999

Qin, Zhenpeng, Optically Modulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Tight Junctions by Molecular Hyperthermia, American Heart Association 19CSLOI34770004: $750,000

Kim, Jiyoung, SRA: Study on ALD HZO-based AFE Dielectrics for the next generation of DRAM Capacitors, SK Hynix: $300,000

Yang, D.J., Development of e-Fabrics Utilizing Functionalized Graphenes, Graphene Square Inc.: $300,000

Gassensmith, Jeremiah, Detection of Trace ROS Metabolites with Unnatural RNAs, The Welch Foundation AT-1989-20190330: $195,000

Gu, Qing, Super-resolution Chemical Imaging Microscopy with Perovskite Gain-assisted Hyperbolic Metamaterials, The Welch Foundation AT-1992-20190330: $195,000

Kim, Dohyeong, Reducing the Burden of Road Traffic-Associated Mortality using Mobile Technology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: $142,817

Hoyt, Kenneth, Endothelial Estrogen Receptor Alpha and Cardiometabolic Disease, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: $108,371

Dai, Xianming, A Self-Cleaning Coating, Nanjing Nano New Material Technology Inst: $85,000

Baughman, Ray, Various Industry Sponsors, Collaborative Research Membership Agreement: $60,000

Makris, Georgios, Study on Imaging-Based Extraction of Charge-Based Keys from Analog Floating-Gate Transistors, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technology: $50,000

Stefan, Mihaela, SRA – Developing Hydrolytically Stable Secondary Thiols for 3D Printing, Adaptive 3D Technologies: $50,000

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