June 26th, 2019

Seed Grant Winners

As a means to support continued research on campus, the Office of Research recently launched several seed grant initiatives to provide funding for faculty across a range of disciplines. The University’s award from the State of Texas National Research University Fund (NRUF) has helped us afford these internal funding opportunities. We are excited to see …read more

June 13th, 2019

Q&A with 2019 Mitchell Max Award Recipient

Dr. Michael Burton is an Assistant Professor in the Systems Neuroscience Program in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently awarded Dr. Burton the 2019 Mitchell Max Award for his research on Delayed Onset of Neuropathic Pain in Aged Males After Peripheral Nerve Injury. Dr. Burton took a …read more

November 1st, 2016

DARPA Young Faculty Award

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award (YFA) is designed to give researchers a good look at the challenges and needs of the Department of Defense (DoD) and national security as a whole. The purpose, like the other young faculty programs, is to give researchers the opportunity to build relationships and understanding …read more

June 16th, 2016

Three NSF Winners Recognized for Outstanding Research

In recent UT Dallas news, researchers Melanie Maurer, Arden Wells, and Maria Castaneda have made headlines, each securing a coveted Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF fellowship program aims to promote exceptional graduate students who are pursuing research-driven master’s and doctoral degrees in STEM fields. This prestigious award provides three years …read more

February 9th, 2016

Worldwide Efforts of Researcher Impacts Health, Atherosclerosis

It’s no surprise that UT Dallas senior, Melanie Maurer, has an interest in matters of the heart.  Upon meeting the backpack-toting biomedical engineering student, it’s equally clear to see that she’s prepared for the journey of combating heart disease.  Bringing not only awards, knowledge, and volunteer experience into classrooms and labs, she also possesses a …read more