Dr. Christa McIntyre has been awarded $2,164,934 from the National Institutes of Health for her research Vagus Nerve Stimulation Targets Fear Pathways to Enhance Extinction of Conditioned Fear. Dr. McIntyre proposes behavioral experiments designed to evaluate whether vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) produces more persistent and generalized extinction memories, which would provide important preclinical evidence that VNS could …read more
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UTD Safety Team Members Receive Accolades
Two staff members of the UT Dallas Research, Campus, and Environmental Safety (UTD Safety) team have received accolades for outstanding efforts as Safety Culture Champions in Community Engagement. Ms. Renée Witherspoon, UTD’s Program Manager for Occupational Hygiene and Safety, facilitated a national peer task force to develop and deliver a “Safety Culture 101” learning module …read more
Dr. Meghan Swanson earns $3.7 million from the NIH
Dr. Meghan Swanson has earned $3,723,932 from the National Institutes of Health for her research on Caregiver Speech and Brain-Behavior Development in Infants At-Risk for ASD. The overall goal of the proposed longitudinal study is to enable and inform presymptomatic infant interventions for autism by examining the relationships between infant vocalizations, caregiver speech, and brain-behavior development in infants at high familial risk …read more
Dr. Yune Lee receives $200,000 from Digisonic
Dr. Yune Lee has been awarded $200,000 from Digisonic for his research on Non-invasive Brain Stimulation Using a Novel 3D Sound Therapy. This project aims to explore how non-invasive 2D and 3D binaural beats would lead to enhanced cognitive and sensory functioning using state-of-the-art neuroimaging methods.
Dr. Lev Gelb awarded over $400,000 from from the LANL
Dr. Lev Gelb has been awarded $404,342 from the Los Alamos National Laboratory for his research on Acoustic Resonance Variance with Pressure and Imperfections in Hermetically-sealed Containers. The objective of this project is to develop and provide signal processing options and machine learning options for LANL specified applications. Detailed literature searches and vendor interactions will …read more
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
Dr. Manuel Quevedo-Lopez lands over $200,000 from EMP Technology Solutions, Inc.
Dr. Manuel Quevedo-Lopez has been awarded $227,323 from EMP Technology Solutions, Inc. for his research on X-ray sensors and systems based on thin films materials and devices. This project looks at developing materials and systems for X-ray imaging and other radiation sources using perovskite materials.
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
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
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