Dr. Chadwin Delin Young has been awarded $389,870 from the National Science Foundation for his REU Site: Electronic Materials Evaluation Research for Greater Exposure to Future Technology Careers (EMERGE). This REU will establish an engaging exploration into the research methods for the evaluation and fundamental understanding of electronic materials and devices for use in energy, …read more
Dr. Stefano Leonardi has received $391,703 from the National Science Foundation for his REU site: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Wind Energy Systems. Undergraduate students will engage in a variety of projects that lead to a greater understanding of wind energy systems and their competitive design. This includes seeking to uncover the impact of turbulence …read more
Dr. Julia Wan-Ping Hsu has received $482,831 for her research BRITE Pivot: Machine Learning Accelerated Optimization of Flash Lamp Processed Thin-films for Flexible Optoelectronic Applications from the NSF. This project investigates the use of light from a flash lamp instead of furnace heating for thin film processing and adopts machine learning approaches to accelerate process …read more
Dr. Justin Ruths has received $521,374 from the National Science Foundation for his research CAREER: Going Beyond Linear Models for Attack Detection and Defense in Control Systems. This project will contribute new knowledge related to the security of automation and control systems. This award supports fundamental research for the development of detectors that aptly recognize, …read more
Dr. Wei Yang has received $527,130 from the National Science Foundation for his research CAREER: Enhancing Deep-Learning-based Code Analyses via Human Intelligence. The broad goal of this proposal is to design a general framework that improves deep-learning models’ handling of input programs by incorporating human intelligence. Specifically, two main issues are faced by existing deep-learning …read more
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. Hejun Zhu, associate professor in Geophysics, will speak at this NSF CAREER Spotlight Series presenting the research taking place in the UTD seismic imaging laboratory, and sharing his experience and timeline for developing the NSF CAREER proposal.
Ever wonder what it takes to secure National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER funding? In this NSF Spotlight Series session, Dr. Giacomo Valerio Iungo, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and NSF CAREER Awardee, shares the importance of shaping good scientific ideas in a compelling proposal, including thorough management in the preparation of the required material.
Dr. Lindsay King received $322,867 from the the National Science Foundation for her REU in Theoretical and Experimental Physics. The REU site in experimental and theoretical physics will develop the research, problem-solving, and communication skills of eight REU Fellows. The program seeks to broaden participation and retention in physics and other scientific careers of under-represented groups. The …read more
Dr. Tyler Holt Summers received $500,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on CAREER: Data-Driven Control of Dynamical Networks: Robustness, Risk, and Network Architectures. Dr. Summers will build a framework for analysis and design of data-driven control algorithms and architectures for dynamical networks. The application focus will be on autonomous energy grids …read more