The Importance of Logistics

July 28, 2016
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On the advice of several good friends, I started The Flash, a show about the DC Comics superhero by that name. My friends were right; it is a fun show. But, I want to reflect on one thing about the show’s first season that made me crazy and how you can make sure you don’t… read more

Q&A: TEMOC Space Industries returns from the Johnson Space Center

July 19, 2016
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In early April, members of the Temoc Space Industries team at UT Dallas were busy at work designing an asteroid anchoring device for an educational competition hosted by NASA called Micro-g NExT. The team, made up of eight undergraduate students from various STEM disciplines, had a month to tweak their prototype design, the SCooping AsteRoid… read more

Federal Funding Opportunities for New and Young Faculty

July 13, 2016
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A quick search of research opportunities for new faculty/investigators in the grant searching database Pivot yielded 6,544 results. That is a lot of opportunities and they vary in sponsor types (federal government, private institutions, and professional societies), areas of research, and practically every other area in which they can vary. So, the… read more

Catastrotunity: Using Rejected Proposals For Good

July 5, 2016
Posted under FYI

There are very few things I am willing to guarantee. However, if you submit grant proposals, you will get rejected. It is going to happen. I guarantee it. When it happens, it is going to be upsetting. Because you have spent a lot of time putting together a grant proposal for a project that is… read more