Posts in Author: Jasmine Clark

April 30th, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Wind Turbines

Interested in wind turbine design? How about energy conservation? Harnessing the power of the wind, one large scale wind turbine has the ability to produce enough power to operate thousands of homes. Learn how wind turbines are developed and how they are reliable, cost-effective, clean, and a renewable source of electricity at this interactive #UTDResearchImpact​ …read more

April 29th, 2021

Dr. Minary Receives Grant from AFOSR for Nearly $480,000

The US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) awarded Dr. Majid Minary $479,779 for his research project: Self-Sensing and Self-Healing Metal Matrix Composites. Dr. Minary’s research will focus on demonstrating mechanisms for low-temperature, low-cost, and low-energy self-healing metal-matrix composites (MMCs). Dr. Minary hopes the desired MMC will be able to detect crack formation in …read more

April 29th, 2021

Dr. Jason Jue Secures Nearly $450,000 From The NSF

Dr. Jason Jue received $449,651 from the National Science Foundation for his research project: CNS Core: Small: Design and Evaluation of Methods for Supporting Resilient and High-Availability Elastic Network Slicing. Dr. Jue’s research focuses on developing methods and techniques for maintaining high availability and diverse service requirements for elastic network slices in 5G networks. As …read more

April 26th, 2021

Research Breakdown: Human Subjects Payments vs Participant Support

Links to the two documents Emily Lacy showed us in this Research Breakdown event: Research Assistant vs Participant Cost vs Subject Payments Participant Support Costs Offices of Sponsored Projects and Post Award Management will walk through the differences between human subject payments and participant support, including what category to budget these costs, how to pay …read more

April 9th, 2021

Broader Impacts Series: How Can You Cultivate Research Proposal Growth?

During this seminar, Michelle Rogers, NSF Program Officer and Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, will discuss new developments such as broadening participation plans, how to formulate them as an integral part of a successful proposal, and share ways PIs address broader impacts. Michelle RogersProgram OfficerDivision of Computer and Network SystemsDirectorate for Computer …read more

April 6th, 2021

Kyle Fox Receives $586,654 From NSF

Dr. Kyle Fox was awarded $586,654 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research project, Exploiting Topology in Graph Algorithm Design. Dr. Fox’s research focuses on understanding the role topology can take both in performing fast computations on graphs and explaining what graph properties are necessary for these fast computations. The goal of the …read more

April 6th, 2021

Dr. Xiaohu Guo’s Nearly $500,000 Award From NSF

Computer Science professor, Dr. Xiaohu Guo, received $499,997 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research project, OAC Core: Small: Open-Source Robust 4D Reconstruction Framework for Real-Time Dynamic Human Capture. The project focuses on the modeling of topological changes in dynamic scenes and the robust tracking of moving surfaces. Dr. Guo’s goal is to …read more

March 29th, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Propaganda Then and Fake News Now

Interact with prominent faculty researchers as they share their #UTDResearchImpact​ during this talk show! How did the United States weaponize information to secure Latin American support during World War II? What can those strategies tell us about the nature of propaganda campaigns in the age of “fake news?” Dr. Monica Rankin and her research assistant, …read more

March 23rd, 2021

Dr. Ted Price Receives Funding From UT’s MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Ted Price received $638,145 from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for his research on the Validation of Fibroblast-derived PI16 as a Novel Target for Pain Treatment. The project focuses on testing behavioral validation in mice as well as tibial and sural nerves from patients of lower leg amputations due to diabetic …read more