Research Related

April 9th, 2021

Broader Impacts Series: How Can You Cultivate Research Proposal Growth?

During this seminar, Michelle Rogers, NSF Program Officer and Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, will discuss new developments such as broadening participation plans, how to formulate them as an integral part of a successful proposal, and share ways PIs address broader impacts. Michelle RogersProgram OfficerDivision of Computer and Network SystemsDirectorate for Computer …read more

April 6th, 2021

Kyle Fox Receives $586,654 From NSF

Dr. Kyle Fox was awarded $586,654 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research project, Exploiting Topology in Graph Algorithm Design. Dr. Fox’s research focuses on understanding the role topology can take both in performing fast computations on graphs and explaining what graph properties are necessary for these fast computations. The goal of the …read more

April 6th, 2021

Dr. Xiaohu Guo’s Nearly $500,000 Award From NSF

Computer Science professor, Dr. Xiaohu Guo, received $499,997 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research project, OAC Core: Small: Open-Source Robust 4D Reconstruction Framework for Real-Time Dynamic Human Capture. The project focuses on the modeling of topological changes in dynamic scenes and the robust tracking of moving surfaces. Dr. Guo’s goal is to …read more

March 31st, 2021

The Griffith Lab has the Power to Change

The power of wind has been used for centuries to make human lives better and easier. In the past, it was used to produce food, grind grain, pump water, and cut wood at sawmills1. Today’s modern wind machines output electricity using massive—lengths greater than a football field—rotating blades. A turbine with blades over 350 feet …read more

March 29th, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Propaganda Then and Fake News Now

Interact with prominent faculty researchers as they share their #UTDResearchImpact​ during this talk show! How did the United States weaponize information to secure Latin American support during World War II? What can those strategies tell us about the nature of propaganda campaigns in the age of “fake news?” Dr. Monica Rankin and her research assistant, …read more

March 23rd, 2021

Dr. Ted Price Receives Funding From UT’s MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Ted Price received $638,145 from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for his research on the Validation of Fibroblast-derived PI16 as a Novel Target for Pain Treatment. The project focuses on testing behavioral validation in mice as well as tibial and sural nerves from patients of lower leg amputations due to diabetic …read more

March 23rd, 2021

Dr. Chuanwei Zhang Receives $640,000 Grant from US Air Force

Dr. Chuanwei Zhang received $640,087 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his research on Quantum Simulation, Computation, and Metrology with Ultracold Atoms. Dr. Zhang’s goal is to foster the development of quantum technologies with ultracold atoms by envisioning new device concepts, developing controlling tools, and designing quantum matter with desired properties.