In FY20, faculty submitted 1,245 proposals through the Office of Sponsored Projects.  During this same period, there were 187 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 FY20 is $73,074,120.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School/Center contributed to this total as follows:

Administration$3,125,320
Arts and Humanities$400,835
Behavioral and Brain Sciences$12,249,100
Engineering and Computer Sciences$33,346,274
Economic, Political & Policy Sciences$1,385,882
Jindal School of Management$20,000
Natural Science and Mathematics$22,138,400
Research Gifts$408,309

DISCLAIMER:  The 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. You should verify accuracy of this information with your department’s records.  Due to sponsor restrictions, some qualifying awards may not be listed below.

Faculty Research Awards

The following are awards that were made earlier in FY20 but received by The University after May 31, 2020 or not previously reported:

Prasad, Shalini, Design of Sensors for Gas Phase Detection of Selected VOCs, NanoBio Detection Systems: $1,683,000

Price, Theodore, Anatomic, Physiologic and Transcriptomic Mechanisms of Neuropathic Pain in Human DRG, MD Anderson Cancer Center: $1,339,504

Bray, Timothy, Technical Support for Policy and Data Analysis and Visualization, Texas 2036: $215,000

Kim, Jiyoung, Development of Furnace Type ALD with Extremely High Throughput (100 wafers/batch) for Multi-Component materials for Next Generation Device Applications, YEST – Yes Technology: $120,000

Griffith, D. Todd, Upscale: 20MW Floating Offshore Wind, Institute for Energy Technology: $100,121

Kim, Jiyoung, Development of Highly Reliable and Low Voltage Ferroelectric Thin Films, and Characterization and Reliability of Ferroelectric Capacitors and FeFETs, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: $66,300

Kim, Jiyoung, Research with International Future Semiconductor Innovation and Commercialization, Inha University: $60,275


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

Goffman, Lisa, A Developmental Framework For Linking Phonological And Morpho-syntactic Sequential Pattern Rules In Developmental Language Disorder, Natl Institutes of Health R01DC018410: $3,050,953

Simmons, Christopher, CC* Team: Texas Education and Research Cybertraining Center (TERCC), Natl Science Foundation 2019135: $1,399,502

Kolber, Benedict, Impact of Amygdala Lateralization on Processing and Modulation of Bladder Pain, Natl Institutes of Health R01DK115478: $894,342

Obaid, Girgis, Molecular Imaging-directed Bioengineering of Nanoconjugates as Adaptable Tumor Targeting Platforms, Natl Institutes of Health R00CA215301: $723,942

Bleris, Leonidas, Collaborative Research: Unraveling Extracellular MicroRNA Communication, Natl Science Foundation 2029121: $623,679

Zhang, Lingming, CAREER: Maximal and Scalable Unified Debugging for the JVM Ecosystem, Natl Science Foundation 1942430: $519,819

Zhang, Jie, YIP: Deep Learning-based Reliability and Resilience Enhancement of Future Navy Ships and Their Integration into Power Networks under Extreme Events, Office of Naval Research N00014-20-1-2795: $509,115

Hu, Yang, CAREER: Rethinking the Architectures and Systems for Autonomous Driving Infrastructure, Natl Science Foundation 1943490: $508,339

Kolodrubetz, Michael, CAREER: Floquet Route to Non-Equilibrium Phases of Matter in Cavity QED, Natl Science Foundation 1945529: $500,633

Zhang, Fan, CAREER: Realization, Manipulation, and Interaction of Majorana Kramers Pairs, Natl Science Foundation 1945351: $467,289

Chun, Yongwan, Integrating Spatial Autocorrelation into Location-allocation Problems, Natl Science Foundation 1951344: $460,000

Gevorgyan, Vladimir, Novel Synthetic Methods, Natl Science Foundation 1955663: $440,000

Gassensmith, Jeremiah, Collaborative Research: L-RNA Based Reactive Oxygen Species Detection and Response Systems, Natl Science Foundation 2003534: $401,129

Natarajan, Sriraam, Human Guided Unified Learning of Tractable Deep Probabilistic Models, US Army Research Office W911NF2010224: $375,449

Wallace, Robert, Collaborative Research: Atomically Thin Topological Insulators via Confinement Heteroepitaxy, Natl Science Foundation 2002741: $300,000

Zheng, Jie, MRI: Acquisition of A High-sensitivity Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometer for Research and Education at the University of Texas at Dallas, Natl Science Foundation 2018188:  $243,087

Khan, Latifur, Collaborative Research: EAGER: SaTC-EDU: Secure and Privacy-Preserving Adaptive Artificial Intelligence Curriculum Development for Cybersecurity, Natl Science Foundation 2039542: $239,855

Ohsawa, Tomoki, Shape Dynamics of Vortices: Theory and Numerics, Natl Science Foundation 2006736: $164,965

Brigner, Wesley, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Natl Science Foundation 1746053: $138,000

Mordahl, Austin, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Natl Science Foundation 1746053: $138,000


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

Gupta, Gopal, Consistent Logical Automated Reasoning for Integrated System Software Assurance (CLARISSA), Honeywell *DARPA federal award #: $682,374

Koeln, Justin, Scalable Assured Functional Tactical Energy Autonomy, SPG Institute, Inc.: $416,000

Natarajan, Sriraam, Machine Learning Approaches Towards Risk Assessment and Prediction of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis: $389,755

Prasad, Shalini, Soil Sensor Project Phase I: Electrochemical Evaluation of Soil as a Solid Electrolyte for Measurement of Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) and Soil Inorganic Carbon (SIC), Soil Data Ltd.: $388,518

Lee, Mark, Silicon Integrated Circuit Thermoelectric Generators, Texas Instruments: $300,000

Rotea, Mario, Industry/University Cooperative Research Center Memberships, Various Industry Sponsors: $244,703

De Nisco, Nicole, Glycosaminoglycan Utilization and Metabolism by the Microbiota of the Urogenital Tract, The Welch Foundation AT-2030-20200401: $240,000

Kolodrubetz, Michael, Computational Path Integral Approaches to Non-equilibrium Quantum Systems, The Welch Foundation AT-2036-20200401: $240,000

Carrion Schaefer, Benjamin, Embedded FPGA (eFPGA), Inertialwave sponsored by Air Force Research Laboratory Microelectronics Design and Prototyping Challenge under Subaward number FA8650-19-2-6983: $200,000

Kroener, Sven, SBIR: HabiTrak: Low-cost, Wireless Home Cage Health and Activity Monitoring, Vulintus, LLC: $185,735

O, Kenneth, Ultra-Low Jitter Frequency Synthesizer, Inertialwave sponsored by Air Force Research Laboratory Microelectronics Design and Prototyping Challenge under Subaward number FA8650-19-2-6983: $180,000

Kolber, Benedict, CNS Drug Discovery from the Ocean: Cyanobacterial Secondary Metabolites to Treat Comorbid Pain and Depression, Duquesne University of The Holy Spirit: $124,404

Kim, Moon, A General and Robust Route to Highly Diverse Hollow Nanostructures with New Properties, University of Central Florida: $114,687

Xiong, Guoping, Mechanisms of Plasma-Catalytic Petroleum Upgrading, American Chemical Society 60563-DNI10: $109,947

Campbell, Zachary, Designing Living-Synthetic, Shape-Morphing Living Composites, Texas Engineering Experiment Station: $100,000

Makris, Georgios, CAD Flow Development for Design Obfuscation through Post-Fabrication Transistor-Level Programming (TRAP), University of Cincinnati: $100,000

Walker, Amy, SBIR: Real-time Nitrogen Sensor for Wastewater Treatment Optimization, Max-IR Labs, LLC: $100,000

Pourkamali, Siavash, STTR Phase I: Long Stroke Micromachined Arrayed Cell Electrostatic Actuators for Highly Integrated Micro-Positioning, Silicon DynamiX, Inc.: $87,409

Moheimani, Reza, STTR I: Atomically Precise Scanning Probe Based Analysis of Activated Dopants for 2D Micro Electronics, Zyvex Labs LLC: $75,107

Makris, Georgios, Design Obfuscation and Performance Locking Solutions for Analog/RF ICs, University of Cincinnati: $75,000

Xiong, Hejian, Highly Photosensitive Phospholipid Nanovesicles for Near Infrared Light-triggered Local Anesthesia, Phospholipid Research Center: $74,180

Friedman, Joseph, Stochasticity, Polymorphism and Non-Volatility: Three Pillars of Security and Trust Intrinsic to Emerging Technologies, University of Cincinnati: $50,000

Hamlen, Kevin, Formal Security Evaluation of Executing Untrusted Binaries on Embedded Processors, University of Cincinnati: $50,000

Lee, Yune, SBIR: Speech Hero: A Rhythm-based Speech Therapy App for Individuals with Aphasia, Flint Rehabilitation Devices, LLC: $50,000

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