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August 1st, 2019

R.O.A.D. to DC: Dr. Catherine Thorn

Dr. Catherine Thorn is an Assistant Professor in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UT Dallas. Her research examines how learning-related changes in neural activity within the cortex and basal ganglia support memory encoding and behavioral performance improvement. We caught up with Dr. Thorn to discuss current progress with her research as well …read more

August 1st, 2019

Open Science Framework

The Office of Research is proud to announce the broad availability of OSF.io. The Open Science Framework is a platform to publicly share, host, and maintain your research artifacts. This includes but is not limited to lab documentation, research preregistration, publications, data sets, workflows, and data management plans. OSF also enables you and your team …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

June 10th, 2019

Register for the UTD Microscopy Workshop

The Office of Research is excited to announce that registration for UTD Microscopy Workshop Summer 2019 is now open. The workshop will cover the basics of microscopy and image processing. We will spend some time exploring various tissue clearing, 3D data processing and large volume data set handling as the theme of the microscopy workshop …read more

March 6th, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Kantarcioglu

We are surrounded by an incredible expanse of data, created at an exponential rate and offered on a multitude of electronic devices; a wealth of significant information at the ready to benefit a population eager to absorb it. Can this bountiful data be protected from theft, exploitation, and other misuse yet still be shared with …read more

February 27th, 2019

R.O.A.D. to DC: Dr. Ruths

Dr. Justin Ruths first joined UT Dallas as an Assistant Professor in 2016 after working for five years as a faculty member at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD).  With a central focus on control theory, Dr. Ruths divides his research efforts into two categories: security of cyber-physical systems and control of networks. …read more

January 14th, 2019

Patents: An Introduction and Exploration

Introduction Patent law has always been fascinating to me. As I have advanced in my educational career at UT Dallas, from a biology undergraduate to my current status as a biotechnology graduate student, my interest in intellectual property has only grown. The Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), the primary department responsible for regulating the university’s …read more

December 4th, 2018

Q&A with Alumni Software Startup

They say there’s no such thing as a free meal. Former UTD roommates, Chandra and Abinav, would have to disagree. The two hungry entrepreneurs have created a thriving business based on free deals and discounts offered on college campuses across the globe. We asked them to share with us the trials and tribulations of their …read more

November 1st, 2018

Q&A with Facial Recognition Researcher

It has often been said that two heads are better than one—but are they more effective? Graduate student, Géraldine Jeckeln in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences at UT Dallas investigates wisdom-of-crowds effects in face recognition—specifically collaborative decision making. Her current research involves investigating the performance of forensic face identification examiners. Geraldine took a pause …read more