Awards Posts

November 20th, 2023

Fall 2023 HSR HIVE Recipient: Genny Whidby

The Human Subjects Research Office is pleased to announce that Genny Whidby, a member of The Baby Brain Lab, has been selected as the recipient of the Fall 2023 HIVE Award! Genny graduated from UT Dallas with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and currently works as the Lab Manager and Research Assistant in the …read more

August 22nd, 2023

Dr. Dong Qian lands over $550,000 From Graphene TX

The GrapheneTX agency awarded Dr. Dong Qian $555,579 for his research on SBIR: Development of Data-driven Digital-twin Software DD-Cure for Carbon Fiber Composite Curing. This project intends to establish physics-based data-driven tools for process modeling of composite curing. Research tasks will include calibrating the process model’s parameters using the results of experiments, creating a machine learning model …read more

August 15th, 2023

Dr. Mona Ghassemi Awarded Over $800,000 from the United States Department of Energy

Dr. Mona Ghassemi received an $881,731 award from the United States Department of Energy for her research on High Power Density Cost Effective MC DC Aircraft Cable. This project focuses on developing an electric power system (EPS) for use in an all electric aircraft (AEA) that can safely operate in high-altitude and low-pressure environments. Research on anticipated …read more

August 8th, 2023

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho receives nearly $1,000,000 from DARPA

Dr. Kyeongjae Cho received $995,707 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for his research on Machine Learning Methods for Predictive Atomic and Electronic Structures of Nanostructure Interfaces for THz Device Simulations with DFT Accuracy. This project addresses interatomic potentials and tight binding (TB) models that can be used to simulate thousands and tens of thousands …read more

August 1st, 2023

Dr. Yichen Ding Obtains Nearly $2,000,000 From NIH

Dr. Yichen Ding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Dr. Yichen Ding $1,883,456 for his research on Volumetric Imaging and Computation to Characterize Cardiac Electromechanical Coupling. This project focuses on establishing a new holistic strategy to in vivo investigate sophisticated electromechanical interaction, providing an entry point to further study the underlying mechanism of arrhythmias and prospectively identify arrhythmogenic compounds. Dr. Yichen …read more

July 27th, 2023

Summer 2023 HSR HIVE Recipient: Dr. Colleen Frank

The Human Subjects Research Office is pleased to announce that Dr. Colleen Frank, member of the Aging Well Lab at the Center for Vital Longevity, has been selected as the recipient of the Summer 2023 HIVE Award! Dr. Colleen Frank holds a PhD in Psychology (Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience) from the University of Michigan and …read more