Awards Posts

May 14th, 2021

NIH Grants Dr. Kristen Kennedy $420,750 for Exploratory Alzheimer’s Research

Dr. Kristen Kennedy received a $420,750 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research on The Effects of Cognitive Map Building on the Development of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Kennedy’s goal is to explore new research directions in mitigating Alzheimer’s disease development via spatial cognitive mapping. Dr. Kennedy hopes the project will shed …read more

May 7th, 2021

Dr. Andrian Marcus Lands NSF Grant for Software System Issue-Reporting Solutions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Andrian Marcus $408,677 for his Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Bug Report Management 2.0 project. With his research, Dr. Marcus plans to: develop novel techniques for the automated analysis and quality assessment of defect reports, improve the quality of issue reports through interactive mechanisms, as well as develop more …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 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 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

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

March 23rd, 2021

University of Colorado at Boulder Awards Dr. Hongbing Lu $720,000

Dr. Hongbing Lu received $720,000 from the University of Colorado at Boulder for his research on the Center for Micromorphic Multiphysics Porus and Particulate Materials Simulations with Exascale Computing Workflows. The project focuses on characterizing materials of significant importance identified in the project at different scales. Dr. Lu and his team will conduct a Split …read more

March 23rd, 2021

Dr. Chuanwei Zhang Receives $640,000 Grant from US Air Force

Dr. Chuanwei Zhang received $640,087 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his research on Quantum Simulation, Computation, and Metrology with Ultracold Atoms. Dr. Zhang’s goal is to foster the development of quantum technologies with ultracold atoms by envisioning new device concepts, developing controlling tools, and designing quantum matter with desired properties.

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

March 16th, 2021

Dr. Yun-Ju Chen Receives $771,653 Award From NASA

Dr. Yun-Ju Chen was awarded $771,653 from NASA for his research on Hemispheric Asymmetries of the Electrodynamic Environment in the Middle and High-latitude Ionosphere. Dr. Chen’s research will focus on identifying systematic variations in the ionospheric potential distribution across the auroral zone in each hemisphere that are related to systematic variations in the average energy …read more