Research Related

January 21st, 2021

Research Breakdown: Foundation Relations vs Sponsored Programs

Join Foundation Relations and Office of Sponsored Projects as we walk through the missions of the two offices, the similarities, differences and when to approach each. We will delve into the different philosophies, processes and time-frames regarding foundation versus other external funding. Speakers:Emily Lacy, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored ProjectsLena Uhing, Assistant Director, Development & …read more

January 12th, 2021

Dr. Kolodrubetz Receives CAREER Award from NSF

The National Science Foundation awarded Dr. Michael Kolodrubetz, Assistant Professor of Physics, a CAREER award for his research on Floquet Route to Non-Equilibrium Phases of Matter in Cavity QED. The $500,633 project will focus on a class of systems known as many-body cavity quantum electrodynamics (QED), which gives access to quantum properties of light and …read more

January 12th, 2021

NSF Funds Dr. Hu’s Multi-System Driving Project

Dr. Yang Hu, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his research on Rethinking the Architectures and Systems for Autonomous Driving Infrastructure. The $508,339 project aims to redesign the way driving works: from a single-body car-based platform to a networked multi-object system where competencies interact among cars …read more

January 5th, 2021

Information Session on the Innovation Quarter (IQ) – City of Richardson & UT Dallas

The City of Richardson provides an overview of the Richardson Innovation Quarter (The IQ) and recent initiatives to create the premier tech hub of Texas. UT Dallas Vice President for Facilities and Economic Development, Dr. Calvin Jamison provides an overview on our partnership with the City of Richardson on this outstanding project. Additionally, subject matter …read more

January 5th, 2021

Comet Corner: Using Clinical Observation to Study the Effects of Stress on the Human Brain

Corticosteroids are commonly prescribed medications that decrease inflammation and suppress the immune system. This presentation will discuss how the side effects of these medications can help us understand the effects of stress and the stress hormone cortisol on the human brain. The presenter will also discuss the impact of recently obtaining an MBA at UT …read more

January 5th, 2021

Comet Corner: Searching for Sources: Writing More Inclusive Histories of Dallas and San Francisco

In the late 1980s and through the 1990s, Dallas’s history was largely unexplored, and most local archives contained little beyond the collections of political and economic elites. Imagine a historian’s surprise when she discovers twenty years later that sleuthing skills she developed studying women, labor unions, Populists, and socialists in Dallas were now necessary to …read more

December 18th, 2020

Lab to Launch Series: “From Discovery to Drug Development – The Path from Academia to Biotech”

Join host Bryan Chambers as he sits down with Dr. Eric Olson, who will engage in a general discussion about the differences between research in academia and biotech and some lessons learned regarding commercialization of discoveries. Eric Olson is the founding Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical …read more

December 18th, 2020

Research 101: How to Unlock Research Funding

Take a ride down the Information Highway with subject matter experts to learn about various topics that will help take your research (that Extra Mile) farther, faster! Join subject matter experts, Beth Keithly and Emily Lacy, as they share tips and tricks on finding funding for your research. Topics will include PIVOT, OAR, and Corporate …read more

December 17th, 2020

Research 101 Series: How to Write Your NIH Progress Report

In this session, contract and grant specialists, Matthew Kilgore and Simon Butcher, provide valuable information on how to write your NIH Progress Report. SPEAKERS: Simon Butcher, Grants and Contract Specialist, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration Matthew Kingore, Grants and Contract Specialist, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration Emily Lacy, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration …read more