Research Related

October 16th, 2020

Dr. Lisa Goffman Snags $3 Million Grant From NIH For Child Development Research

Dr. Lisa Goffman is the Nelle C. Johnston Professor in Early Childhood Communication Disorders in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. She was awarded $3,050,953 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research on A Developmental Framework For Linking Phonological And Morpho-syntactic Sequential Pattern Rules In Developmental Language Disorder. With her research, …read more

October 15th, 2020

NIH Awards $1.4 Million for Research on Kidney-Safe Nanomedicines

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Dr. Mengxiao Yu‘s Unravel Nanoparticle Transport and Interactions in Renal Proximal Tubules research project. The $1.4 million award will help advance fundamental understanding of the size, charge, and surface chemistry effects on the transport and interactions of engineered nanoparticles in order to obtain a general strategy in minimizing …read more

September 30th, 2020

Dr. Park’s Team is Working to Identify Alzheimer’s Disease Decades Before Memory Loss Becomes Apparent

Dr. Denise Park leads a scientific team that uses advanced imaging techniques to identify the earliest changes in the brain that likely signifies Alzheimer’s disease many years into the future. A poster has been created on this topic. By age 85, about 1/3 of older adults are afflicted. Dr. Park’s work plays an important role …read more

September 29th, 2020

Center Stage Seminar Series: Dr. Monica Rankin

The Center Stage Seminar Series events showcase the brilliant research taking place at The University of Texas at Dallas Centers. As Dr. Rankin took center stage in the spotlight, she showcased the research taking place at the Center for U.S. – Latin America Initiatives. Dr. Rankin is an Associate Professor of History at the University …read more

September 28th, 2020

Research 411 Talk Show: Bacterial Infections and Vaccinations

Dr. Nicole De Nisco, Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences; Dr. Jeremiah Gassensmith, Associate Professor in Chemistry; and Dr. Molly Ingersoll, Group Leader at the Pasteur Institute, the equivalent of an Associate Professor at an American university, discuss cutting edge research related to bacteria and vaccine development!

September 21st, 2020

Lab to Launch: Early Stage Deal Structures

This Lab to Launch session by Bryan Chambers titled, “Early Stage Deal Structures,” is a crash course on the most common investment structures used by founders and startups to raise angel and venture capital. Bryan Chambers, Adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship, JSOM-UTD, and VP of Accelerator and Investment Fund, Capital Factory, will host this second season …read more

September 21st, 2020

Dr. Todd Griffith Gets $3.3 Million to Design Floating Turbine Prototype

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Dr. Todd Griffith $3.3 million for his research project, A Low-Cost Floating Offshore Vertical Axis Wind System. With the project, Dr. Griffith plans to develop a floating turbine design featuring a vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT). VAWTs offer advantages over traditional offshore wind designs because they have a …read more

September 16th, 2020

NSF Funds Dr. Michael Kesden’s Gravitational Lensing Project

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Michael Kesden $299,876 for his research project WoU-MMA: Gravitational Lensing of Photons and Gravitational Waves in the Era of Multi-Messenger Astrophysics. The project will examine whether upcoming electromagnetic surveys like the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) can provide catalogs to help identify the host galaxy of lensed gravitational …read more

September 15th, 2020

Dr. Mark Lee Secures $300,000 Research Grant from Texas Instruments

Dr. Mark Lee received a $300,000 grant from Texas Instruments for his research on Suppressing and Physically Modeling Low Frequency Noise in Silicon MOSFETs. This project will study the phenomenon of cryogenic annealing to extinguish RTN and extend prior work to determine whether cryogenic can suppress the magnitude or drive down the corner frequency of …read more