Grant Award Numbers

In FY18, faculty submitted 1,223 proposals through the Office of Sponsored Projects. During this same period, there were 191 research awards processed through the Office of Sponsored Projects.

The total research dollars awarded to the University through proposals submitted or contracts negotiated by the Office of Sponsored Projects and gifts designated for research in FY18 is $95,030,575. This total does not include any cost share amounts. Each School/Center contributed to this total as follows:

Administration $ 2,654,278
Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication $ 1,201,140
Behavioral and Brain Sciences $ 24,716,777
Engineering and Computer Sciences $ 43,966,228
Economic, Political and Policy Sciences $ 1,721,955
Natural Science and Mathematics $ 17,596,975
Research Gifts $ 3,173,222

DISCLAIMER: The Office of Research uses reasonable efforts to provide accurate and up-to-date information based on the specific requests that we receive. The numbers/amounts listed are accurate as of the date the report was provided. The amounts are the total expected award and do not take into consideration funding cuts, stop work orders, transfers, or de-obligations. Some of this information may be currently in an administrative process and is subject to change or verification. You should verify accuracy of this information with your department’s records. Due to sponsor restrictions, some qualifying awards may not be listed below.

Faculty Research Awards

The following are awards that were made earlier in FY18 but received by The University after May 31, 2018 or not previously reported:

Fei, Baowei, Academic-Industrial Partnership for Translation of PET/TRUS Guided Intervention, Natl Institutes of Health R01CA204254: $1,516,946

Griffith, Todd, EN-MAE 50 MW Segmented Ultralight Morphing Rotors for Wind Energy, University of Virginia: $229,966

Fei, Baowei, Molecular Imaging Directed, 3D Ultrasound-Guided, Biopsy System, Natl Institutes of Health R01CA156775: $141,187

Ishak-Boushaki, Mustapha, Numerical Codes for the DESC-LSST Analysis Pipeline: Core Cosmology Library Standard Modules and Beyond wCDM Modules, US Dept. of Energy DE-SC0019206: $125,000

Moheimani, Reza, High-Speed Platform for Highly Parallel STM Lithography and Hierarchical Assembly, Zyvex Labs, LLC: $89,917


The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between June 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018:

Hart Jr., John, Multi-site Confirmatory Efficacy Treatment Trial of Combat-related PTSD, US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity W81XWH1810464: $7,359,925

Pinkham, Amy, Introspective Accuracy, Bias, and Everyday Functioning in Severe Mental Illness, Natl Institutes of Health R01MH112620: $2,822,798

Dussor, Gregory, Meningeal Prolactin Signaling and Female-Selective Migraine Mechanisms, Natl Institutes of Health R01NS104200: $2,400,496

Du, Heng, GHSR1a and Hippocampal Pathology in Alzheimer’s Disease, Natl Institutes of Health R01AG059753: $2,314,600

Moheimani, Reza, A Platform Technology for High-throughput Atomically Precise Manufacturing: Mechatronics at the Atomic Scale, US Dept. of Energy DE-EE0008322: $2,229,238

Dodani, Sheel, Optical Imaging Tools for Elucidating the Roles of Anions and Anionic Modifications in Cellular Signaling, Natl Institutes of Health R35GM128923: $1,912,500

Meloni, Gabriele, Principles of Selectivity and Translocation in Transition Metal Transporter, Natl Institutes of Health R35GM128704: $1,892,956

Rennaker, Robert, Enhancing Recovery after Chronic Bilateral Cervical Spinal Cord Injury with Targeted Plasticity Therapy, Natl Institutes of Health R01NS103803: $1,673,440

Zheng, Jie, Glomerular Filtration of Sub-nm Gold Nanoparticles, Natl Institutes of Health R01DK115986: $1,423,257

Park, Denise, Impact of Challenging Engagement on Cognition in Older Adults: A Clinical Trial, Natl Institutes of Health R56AG058253: $1,266,382

Zheng, Liheng, Modeling Energetic Electron Response Due to Nonlinear Wave Particle Interaction, NASA 80NSSC18K1224: $574,336

Hu, Yang, SPX: Collaborative Research: Enabling Efficient Computer Architectural and System Support for Next-Generation Network Function Virtualization, Natl Science Foundation 1822985, $460,039

Malik, Arif, GOALI: Improved Tool-Path Design to Reduce Assembly Costs of High-Speed-Machined Wrought and Additive Metal Parts, Natl Science Foundation 1762722: $458,364

Zhang, Fan, Emergent Electromagnetic Phenomena in the Q Valleys of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides Electronics Division: Solid State and Electromagnetics, US Army Research Office W911NF1810416: $450,000

Baughman, Ray, Knowledge-Driven Design and Optimization of New Types of Yarn and Fiber Artificial Muscles, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research FA9550-18-1-0510: $450,000

Palmer, Kelli, Genetic Basis for Virulence in Streptococcus Mitis and S. Oralis, Natl Institutes of Health R21AI130666: $439,550

Dussor, Gregory, Peroxynitrite and Migraine, Natl Institutes of Health R21NS104990: $420,750

Penev, Kaloyan, Comprehensive Empirical Constraints on Tidal Dissipation Rates: Q is Not a Constant, NASA 80NSSC18K1009: $409,287

Stoneback, Russell, Post-midnight Equatorial F Region Plasma Irregularities, NASA 80NSSC18K1203: $390,000

Bernal Montoya, Rodrigo, Understanding the Effect of Ordered Twinning on Electromigration Failure in Advanced Metallic Interconnects, Natl Science Foundation 1807686: $386,998

Natarajan, Sriraam, Efficient Learning with Human-in-the-Loop in Structured, Noisy and Temporal Domains, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research FA9550-18-1-0462: $286,329

Thuraisingham, Bhavani, A Secure Data Processing Infrastructure for Research and Education in IoT, SCADA and SGX Systems, US Army Research Office W911-NF-18-1-0249: $250,000

Kantarcioglu, Murat, Robust Machine Learning for Cyber Operations, Natl Security Agency H98230-18-1-0337: $248,187

Ohsawa, Tomoki, Control and Stabilization of Mechanical Systems with Broken Symmetry via Symmetry Recovery, Natl Science Foundation 1824798: $240,574

Zhang, Chuanwei, Spin Tensors in Ultracold Atomic Gases, Natl Science Foundation 1806227: $240,000

Khan, Latifur, Big Data Driven Advanced Data Science Course Curriculum Development, Natl Security Agency H98230-18-1-0332: $230,789

Wong, Eric, Phase II IUCRC University of Texas at Dallas: Center for Security and Software Engineering (S2ERC), Natl Science Foundation 1822137: $200,000

Haas, Zygmunt, NeTS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Passive Network of Tags for Smart Spaces, Natl Science Foundation 1763627: $199,999

Zhu, Hejun, Azimuthal Anisotropy and Attenuation Structures of the Anatolian Plate, Natl Science Foundation 1833160: $145,176

Huynh, Mai, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Natl Science Foundation 1746053: $138,000

Bowler, Melanie, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Natl Science Foundation 1746053: $138,000

Zhang, Jie, SUMMER-GO: Support for Solar Uncertainty Management and Mitigation for Exceptional Reliability in Grid Operations, Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC, manager and operator of the Natl Renewable Energy Laboratory: $135,000


The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between June 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018:

Hoyt, Kenneth, Small Animal Imaging Core Facility for Cancer Research at UT Dallas, CPRIT RP180670: $3,580,949

Sechen, Carl, OpenROAD: Foundations and Realization of Open, Accessible Design, University of California San Diego, $927,452

Romero-Ortega, Mario, Miniature Wireless Neuromodulation for the Treatment of Hypertension, American Heart Association 18CSA33990385: $749,657

Kildebeck, Eric, Using the Polycraft World Platform and Dynamic Expert Systems Modeling for Next Generation Social Sciences, Gallup, Inc.: $524,381

Kim, Jiyoung, Ultra-Steep Threshold Switching Selectors for High-Density Memory Applications, Semiconductor Research Corp.: $264,000

Andrews, Rodney, A Major Decision? The Consequences of College Course Taking, Smith Richardson Foundation: $255,055

Yang, D.J., Study of Robustly Melt-spinable and Thermally Stabilizable Polymer Quad-precursor for Low Cost Carbon Fiber Production, HPK Ltd.: $200,000

Lumata, Lloyd, Non-Invasive Diagnostic Imaging of Brain Cancer Using Hyperpolarized 13C-labeled L-Tryptophan and L-Methionine, CPRIT RP180716: $200,000

Qin, Zhenpeng, Molecular Opening of the Blood-Brain Barrier by Molecular Hyperthermia, CPRIT RP180846: $200,000

Zheng, Jie, Unraveling Charge Selectivity in the Glomerular Filtration of Ultrasmall Engineered Nanoparticles at the Chemical Level, The Welch Foundation AT-1974-20180324: $195,000

Zhang, Jie, Coordinated Ramping Product and Regulation Reserve Procurements in CAISO and MISO using Multi-Scale Probabilistic Solar Power Forecasts, Johns Hopkins University: $180,000

Heelis, Roderick, Ionospheric Electrodynamics – A Quantitative Characterization, Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Association, LLC: $159,235

Makris, Georgios, ECLIPSE: Efficient Cross-Layered IP Protection Scheme, University of California, San Diego, and Air Force Research Lab and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency FA8650-18-1-7827: $155,283

Kilgard, Michael, SRA:  Medical Implant Device Technology Development, Teliatry, Inc.: $153,715

Kim, Jiyoung, Investigation on Negative Capacitance Field Effect Transistors (NC-FETs) with Ferroelectric HfZrO2 Gate Stack, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology: $150,000

Dussor, Gregory, STTR: Non-Metal PN Scavenger/Decomposition Catalysts for Treatment of Migraine, CerSci Therapeutics Inc.: $133,094

Guo, Xiaohu, CRA:  Development Of Computerized Software that will Enable the Automated/Semi-Automated Isolation of Brain Lesions In True 3-Dimensional Form, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center: $120,000

Zhu, Hejun, Full waveform inversion for 3D high resolution imaging in the Delaware Basin, University of Texas at Austin: $70,489

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