Posts in Author: Amira Nickerson

June 21st, 2022

Dr. Phillip Anderson earns over $250,000 from NASA

Dr. Phillip Anderson has been awarded $253,380 from NASA for his research on The Response of the Ionosphere/Thermosphere System to Forcing by Atmospheric Waves. The primary purposes of the research are to specify the conditions in the ionosphere/thermosphere associated with bubble formation and quantify the relationship between traveling ionospheric disturbances (TIDs), that result from gravity …read more

June 7th, 2022

Dr. Julia W. P. Hsu receives $270,000 from the SRC

Dr. Julia Wan-Ping Hsu has received $270,000 from the Semiconductor Research Corporation for her research on Carbon-free Sol-gel Precursors for Metal Oxide EUV Resist. Dr. Hsu will investigate the sensitivity for solubility switching in indium-based precursors and study their mechanisms through in-situ measurements of film chemistry and decomposition products

May 31st, 2022

Dr. Kelly Jahn awarded over $360,000 from the NIH

Dr. Kelly Jahn has been awarded $368,700 from the National Institutes of Health for her research on Neural Signatures of Enhanced Central Auditory Gain in Hyperacusis. Dr. Jahn proposes a training plan to develop objective, non-invasive physiological biomarkers that can quantitatively dissociate complaints of enhanced loudness perception and sound-evoked distress in individuals with hyperacusis, and which have the …read more

May 24th, 2022

Dr. Shengwang Du earns $450,000 from the AFOSR

Dr. Shengwang Du earns $450,000 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his work in the Entanglement Distribution among Six Remote Quantum Nodes through Cold Atomic Ensembles and Photon Polarizations. In this project, Du proposes a new approach to overcome experimental drawbacks based on cold atomic ensembles and their interaction with single-photon polarization …read more

May 17th, 2022

Dr. Sven Kroener awarded over $1.7 million from the NIH

Dr. Sven Kroener received $1,764,500 from the National Institutes of Health for his research on Synaptic Changes in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex in the Development of Compulsive Alcohol Drinking. The experiments in this project will use an animal model of alcohol self-administration to study maladaptive changes in synaptic plasticity in specific prefrontal cortical networks that …read more

April 25th, 2022

Hanover Research: Supplemental Funding

Interested in writing a supplement project proposal? Join Sarah Ott, senior grants consultant for Hanover Research, as she presents how to write a supplement project proposal and how it should complement the parent award. Learn what grants support supplements, how supplements work, supplement requirements, and whether or not supplement awardees can be from another institution …read more

April 19th, 2022

 NSF CAREER Spotlight Series: Dr. Hejun Zhu

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Dr. Hejun Zhu, associate professor in Geophysics, will speak at this NSF CAREER Spotlight Series presenting the research taking place in the UTD seismic imaging laboratory, and sharing his experience and timeline for developing the NSF CAREER proposal.

April 11th, 2022

Workshop on Sustainability in Research

Below are the participants in the Workshop on Sustainability in Research, held on April 26, 2022. David Hyndman Dean, School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics hyndman@utdallas.edu

April 5th, 2022

Sensing in Service of Society

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According to the World Health Organization, the toll air pollution takes on a human body is equivalent to eating an unhealthy diet and smoking. Clean air is necessary for optimal health. A multi-disciplinary team at UT Dallas, including Dr. David Lary, is installing sensors that detect air pollution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Real-time air …read more