The Human Subjects Research Office is pleased to announce that Erin Venza, staff member of Dr. Chapman’s lab, has been selected as the recipient of the Summer 2022 HIVE Award! The HIVE award is a way to recognize UTD students and staff exhibiting positive Habits, Ideals, Values, and Ethics in human subjects research. Erin graduated …read more
Dr. Aria Nosratinia receives over $900,000 from the NSF
Dr. Aria Nosratinia has been awarded $998,168 from the National Science Foundation for his research on RINGS: Resilience of NextG Communication Systems to Malicious Modification Attacks. This project concentrates on the modification threats that infiltrate the physical layer of wireless communication systems, inflicting harm by compromising data, or hampering legitimate communication via jamming and denial …read more
Dr. Sven Kroner awarded $1.9 million from the NIH
Dr. Sven Kroner has been awarded $1,966,165 from the National Institutes of Health for his research on how Vagus Nerve Stimulation Modulates Synaptic Plasticity in the Rat Prefrontal Cortex during the Extinction of Drug-seeking. The experiments in this project will use an animal model of cocaine-seeking to study maladaptive changes in synaptic plasticity that drive drug-seeking and they will determine …read more
Dr. Christa McIntyre lands over $2 million from the NIH
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
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