The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) is a tier-one research institution that fosters the advancement of cutting-edge research discoveries and technology. UT Dallas receives funding from various federal agencies, state agencies, industry, and foundations. These funds are generally awarded in multi-year contract or grants, therefore the amount recorded as received each year may not reflect the research being done in that year.

The Office of Research and Innovation oversees research metrics for the institution, including proposals and total research dollars awarded, research expenditures, and licensing revenue.

Grant Award Numbers

In FY22, faculty submitted 1,294 proposals through the Office of Sponsored Projects.  During this same period, there were 196 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 FY22 is $78,248,109.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School/Center contributed to this total as follows:

Behavioral and Brain Sciences$22,800,110
Engineering and Computer Sciences$31,670,602
Economic, Political & Policy Sciences$382,891
Natural Science and Mathematics$17,517,696
Research Gifts$4,990,500

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 FY22 but received by The University after May 31, 2022, or not previously reported:

Cisneros, Gerardo, Investigation of DNA Modifying Enzymes by Computational Simulations: Development and Applications, Natl Institutes of Health R01GM108583: $623,998

Cogan, Stuart, Normalizing Timing of Rhythms Across Internal Networks of Circadian Clocks (NTRAIN), University of Utah: $201,221

Tamil, Lakshman, STTR: Matrix-Addressed, Thin-Film Cochlear Implant Electrode Arrays, Qualia Oto: $75,000

The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between June 1, 2022, and August 31, 2022:

Hoyt, Kenneth, Multifrequency Ultrasound Imaging for Improved Breast Tissue Characterization, Natl Institutes of Health R01CA269973: $2,881,691

Thorn, Catherine, Noradrenergic Mechanisms of Vagus Nerve Stimulation Mediated Stroke Rehabilitation, Natl Institutes of Health R01NS123074: $1,950,376

Seaman, Kendra, Research Network on Decision Neuroscience and Aging, Natl Institutes of Health R24AG076847: $1,810,628

Fahimi, Babak, High Fidelity Modeling and Optimal Resilience Management in PEBB-based Power Distribution Systems, Office of Naval Research N00014-22-1-2557: $956,478

Makris, Georgios, SaTC: TTP: Medium: Hardware Intellectual Property Protection through Hybrid ASIC/TRAP Integrated Circuit Design, Natl Science Foundation 2155208: $900,000

Liu, Xu, Investigating the Role of Lightning-generated Whistlers in Radiation Belts, NASA 80NSSC22K1637: $732,540

Burton, Michael, The Role of Cell-specific TLR4 in Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Natl Institutes of Health R21DK130015: $585,000

Friedman, Joseph, CAREER: Bottom-Up Localized Online Learning with Spintronic Neuromorphic Networks, Natl Science Foundation 2146439: $499,998

Palmer, Kelli, Mechanism of Enterococcus Faecalis Nitro Drug Metabolism And In Vivo Implications, Natl Institutes of Health R21AI171660: $454,000

Young, Chadwin, US-Ireland R&D Partnership: Ga2O3: Understanding Growth, Interfaces and Defects to Enable Next Generation Electronics (GUIDE), Natl Science Foundation 2154535: $439,603

Lee, Mark, GOALI: Experimental Tests of Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics Beyond the Onsager Relation: Nonlinear and Far-From-Equilibrium Thermoelectrics, Natl Science Foundation 2206888: $426,013

Thorn, Catherine, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Control of the Mesolimbic Dopamine System, Natl Institutes of Health R21DA055166: $390,000

Gel, Yulia, Innovative Geometric Deep Learning Models for Onboard Detection of Anomalous Events, NASA 80NSSC22K1406: $374,874

Shamsi, Kaveh, SaTC: CORE: Small: Generic Circuit Learning from Adaptive Side-Channel Queries, Natl Science Foundation 2155189: $365,919

Spong, Mark, Collaborative Research: A Control Theoretic Framework for Guided Folding and Unfolding of Protein Molecules, Natl Science Foundation 2153901:  $220,952

Dai, Xianming, Collaborative Research: Enhanced Electricity Generation through Liquid Flow over Durable Slippery Surfaces, Natl Science Foundation 2202710:  $218,562

Neugent, Michael, Mechanistic Basis of Urinary Lactobacillus Enrichment by Estrogen Hormone Therapy, Natl Institutes of Health F32DK128975: $209,118

Li, Qiwei, Developing Modern Spatial and Shape Analysis for New Heterogeneous High-dimensional Geospatial Data, Natl Science Foundation 2210912: $199,999

Malko, Anton, Collaborative Research: Single Photon Emission in Lanthanide-Doped 2D Materials & Devices, Natl Science Foundation 2202278: $196,201

Price, Theodore, Diversity Supplement, Natl Institutes of Health R01NS065926: $183,536

Friedman, Joseph, Collaborative Research: 2D Ambipolar Machine Learning & Logical Computing Systems, Natl Science Foundation 2154314: $155,114

Coskunuzer, Baris, Minimal Surfaces in Hyperbolic 3-manifolds, Natl Science Foundation 2202584: $114,897

The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between June 1, 2022, and August 31, 2022:

Romiti, Filippo, CPRIT First Time Tenure Track – Romiti, CPRIT RR220016: $2,000,000

Cogan, Stuart, Engineering the Neuronal Response to Electrical Microstimulation, University of Florida: $938,141

Lumata, Lloyd, Hyperpolarized Magnetic Resonance Tracking of the Altered Biochemistry in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, The Welch Foundation AT-2111-20220331: $300,000

Voit, Walter, AccelBand, a Leg-worn Transcutaneous Neuromodulation Device for Treating Neurogenic Bowel Dysfunction in Patients with Spinal Cord Injury, Transtimulation Research Inc.: $280,802

Qin, Zhenpeng, STTR: Rapid Viral Diagnostic Test by Digital Plasmonic Nanobubbles, Avsana Labs Inc.: $237,788

Fei, Baowei, SRA: Evaluation of Hyperspectral Data from Cancerous Tissue, Intuitive Surgical Operations Inc.: $150,000

Makris, Georgios, P16_2022 CAD Flow Development for Design Obfuscation through Post-Fabrication Transistor-Level Programming (TRAP), University of Cincinnati: $125,000

Zhang, Jie, STTR: Reinforced Hierarchical Probabilistic Solar Forecasting Tool based on Dynamic Multi-model Machine Learning, Altitude Grid, LLC: $100,000

Malko, Anton, Oligonucleotide-directed Multiplexed Assembly of QD-LED Arrays, Nanohmics, Inc.: $84,112

Iungo, Giacomo, WindFluX-EPRI Collaboration for Wind Wake and Yaw Misalignment Assessment, Electric Power Research Institute: $80,435

Makris, Georgios, P15_2022 Design Obfuscation and Performance Locking Solutions for Analog/RF ICs, University of Cincinnati: $75,000

Fox, Kyle, IPA SRA: Efficient Algorithms for Matching ATE and DUT Pins, TessolveDTS, Inc: $70,300

Auciello, Orlando, SBIR: Low Temperature Plasma Enhanced Processing for Microelectronics Manufacturing, Microsol Technologies, Inc.: $64,947

Iungo, Giacomo, C1-22: Modeling Rotor-induced Effects on the Wind Resource for Onshore Wind Farms, University of Massachusetts Lowell: $55,856

Hamlen, Kevin, P14_2022 Formal Security Evaluation of Executing Untrusted Binaries on Embedded Processors, University of Cincinnati: $55,000

Basu, Kanad P13_2022 Scalable Security Verification Framework for Digital and Analog/Mixed-Signal System-on-Chips, University of Cincinnati: $50,000

Friedman, Joseph, P12_2022 Stochasticity, Polymorphism and Non-Volatility: Three Pillars of Security and Trust Intrinsic to Emerging Technologies, University of Cincinnati: $50,000

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