NSF Posts

September 27th, 2022

Dr. Justin Ruths lands over $500,00 from the NSF

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

September 13th, 2022

Dr. Wei Yang receives over $500,000 from the NSF

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

August 2nd, 2022

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

April 19th, 2022

 NSF CAREER Spotlight Series: Dr. Hejun Zhu

NSF Career Spotlight Graphic

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.

October 18th, 2021

NSF CAREER Spotlight Series – Dr. Giacomo Valerio Iungo

NSF Career Spotlight Graphic

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.

October 15th, 2021

Dr. Lindsay King Awarded Over $300,000 From NSF

Headshot of Dr. Lindsey King

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

October 8th, 2021

Dr. Tyler Holt Summers awarded $500,000 from NSF

Dr. Tyler Holt Summers

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

July 23rd, 2021

Dr. Weichen Eric Wong Awarded $400,000 From NSF

Dr. Weichen Eric Wong

Dr. Weichen Eric Wong received $404,772 from the the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research on REU Site: Software Safety and Reliability: Research, Practice, and Innovation. Dr. Wong evaluates the strengths and weaknesses of existing methodologies and current practices for safety assurance and reliability modeling and prediction. His research explores how software safety and reliability requirements may …read more

June 25th, 2021

Dr. Hejun Zhu Receives Over $500,000 From NSF

Dr. Hejun Zhu

Dr. Hejun Zhu received $536,729 from the the National Science Foundation for his research on Developing a Multi-Parameter Seismic Model of North America. Dr. Zhu and his team are developing a multi-parameter seismic model that uses state-of-the-art full waveform inversion technology and high-quality waveform records that will help geophysicists to better investigate physical properties of the Earth. …read more

May 14th, 2021

Dr. Aria Nosratinia Lands Almost $450,000 from NSF

Dr. Aria Nosratinia

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Dr. Aria Nosratinia $449,410 for his research on CIF: Small: Community Detection Meets Non-Graph Data: Principles and Applications. The project focuses on the development of the field of graph inference in the presence of non-graph data. Dr. Nosratinia’s research analyzes the information limits of label recovery with side information …read more