Research Related

February 7th, 2023

A Celebration of UTD’s Inventors Held at the Richardson IQ

From the moment you step through the doors of UTD’s Innovation Quarter, you can feel the energy. This newly constructed workplace is home to entrepreneurs launching startups and some top university researchers expanding their research and perspectives. This contemporary open space is ideal for events, and the Inventors Luncheon on January 27th was an excellent …read more

January 30th, 2023

UTD Aims To Strengthen Semiconductor Tech, Trade with New Hubs

On January 20th 2023, UTD’s new research center, The Center for Harsh Environment Semiconductors and Systems (CHESS) reveals their demand for materials and devices that can sustain extreme mechanical conditions, used for military procedures and assist the  North Texas Semiconductor Institute (NTxSI) in accelerating semiconductor innovation. In addition to CHESS’s demand, the director of CHESS, …read more

January 25th, 2023

2022 Research Day Poster Competition

On October 14th 2022, the Office of Research celebrated the 2022 Research Day Poster Competition. UTD graduate students from a variety of disciplines were nominated by faculty and showcased their graduate poster for attendees to vote on. First place winner Nursadul Mamun, second place winner Yalini Wijesundara (not pictured) and third place winner Satwik Dutta, …read more

December 6th, 2022

Dr. Chadwin Delin Young awarded nearly $400,000 from the NSF.

Dr. Chadwin Delin Young has been awarded $389,870 from the National Science Foundation for his REU Site: Electronic Materials Evaluation Research for Greater Exposure to Future Technology Careers (EMERGE). This REU will establish an engaging exploration into the research methods for the evaluation and fundamental understanding of electronic materials and devices for use in energy, …read more

November 22nd, 2022

Dr. Stefano Leonardi receives nearly $400,000 from the NSF

Dr. Stefano Leonardi has received $391,703 from the National Science Foundation for his REU site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Wind Energy Systems. Undergraduate students will engage in a variety of projects that lead to a greater understanding of wind energy systems and their competitive design. This includes seeking to uncover the impact of turbulence …read more

November 14th, 2022

Fall 2022 HSR HIVE Recipient: Hyun-Woong Kim

The Human Subjects Research Office is pleased to announce that Hyun-Woong Kim, member of the Speech, Language, Music (SLAM) Lab, has been selected as the recipient of the Fall 2022 HIVE Award!   Mr. Kim is currently a graduate student in the Cognition and Neuroscience PhD program with a Master’s degree in Psychology from Korea …read more

November 8th, 2022

Dr. Crystal Engineer awarded $400,000 from the Eagles Autism Foundation

Dr. Crystal Engineer has been awarded $400,000 from the Eagles Autism Foundation for her research Restoring Auditory Processing in a Rat Model of Rett Syndrome. The objective of this proposal is to determine whether auditory training paired with neuromodulator release can reverse the neural and behavioral auditory processing deficits observed in heterozygous Mecp2 rats.

October 25th, 2022

Dr. Julia Wan-Ping Hsu earns nearly $500,000 from the NSF

Dr. Julia Wan-Ping Hsu has received $482,831 for her research BRITE Pivot: Machine Learning Accelerated Optimization of Flash Lamp Processed Thin-films for Flexible Optoelectronic Applications from the NSF. This project investigates the use of light from a flash lamp instead of furnace heating for thin film processing and adopts machine learning approaches to accelerate process …read more