Grant Award Numbers

In 1st quarter FY19 (September 1, 2018 through November 30, 2018), the Office of Research assisted faculty with 286 proposals.  During this same period, there were 41 research awards processed through the Office of Research.

The total research dollars awarded to the University through proposals submitted or contracts negotiated by the Office of Research and gifts designated for research in 1st quarter FY19 is $22,713,183.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School contributed to this total as follows:

Administration $ 187,978
Behavioral and Brain Sciences $ 5,793,030
Engineering and Computer Sciences $ 14,109,932
Natural Science and Mathematics $ 2,306,004
Research Gifts $ 316,240

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 prior to FY19 but received by The University after August 31, 2018:

Park, Denise, The Dallas Asthma Brain and Cognition Study, Southern Methodist University, $742,184

Ware, Taylor, SBIR: Mechanically and Chemically Robust Packaging for Next Generation Neural Interfaces, Qualia, Inc., $647,865

Palmer, Kelli, Decoding the Clinical Impact of the Recent Evolution of Metronidazole Resistance on Clostridium Difficile Infection, Texas A&M Health Science Center, $344,250

Chen, Lunjin, ULF Wave Control of Chorus and ECH Wave Generation and Subsequent Electron Scattering, University of California, $156,485

Ware, Taylor, LCE-LM Composites for Soft-Matter Embodied Intelligence, Carnegie Mellon University, $90,000

Zhu, Hui, Quantifying the Importance of Missing Aspects of Hiss Waves in the Modeling of Electron Dynamics of the Inner Magnetospheres, University of Colorado at Boulder, $83,295

The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between September 1, 2018 and November 30, 2018:

Rodrigue, Karen, Mechanisms and Predictors of Brain Aging in Healthy Aging, Preclinical AD and MCI, National Institutes of Health R01AG057537, $3,532,484

Cogan, Stuart, Scalable Electrode Technology for High Resolution Chronic Recording of Brain, National Institutes of Health R01NS104344, $3,112,193

Romero-Ortega, Mario, Neuromodulation of Individual Pelvic Floor Muscle Activity in Urinary Incontinence, National Institutes of Health R01DK120307, $2,683,060

Gregg, Robert, Controlling Locomotion over Continuously Varying Activities for Agile Powered Prosthetic Legs, National Institutes of Health R01HD094772, $2,227,090

Kilgard, Michael, Hearing Restoration through Synaptic Plasticity Directed by Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs W81XWH-18-1-0399, $895,266

Basak, Chandramallika, Strategic Training to Optimize Neurocognitive Functions in Older Adults, National Institutes of Health R56AG060052, $764,685

Cardenas, Alvaro, CPS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Security vs. Privacy in Cyber-Physical Systems, National Science Foundation 1837627, $634,818

Kantarcioglu, Murat, MRI: Development of an Instrument for Secure Cyber Physical Systems Analytics, National Science Foundation 1828467, $601,797

Lary, David, Dense Urban Environment Dosimetry for Actionable Information and Recording Exposure (DUE DARE), US Department of Defense W81XWH-18-1-0400, $558,235

Kim, Jung-Whan, Targeting Glucose Reliance of Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs W81XWH1810439, $527,495

Raichel, Benjamin, CAREER: AF: Giving Form to Data with a Geometric Scaffold, National Science Foundation 1750780, $497,046

Sarac, Kamil, SFS Capacity Building in Security of Software Defined Networks, National Science Foundation 1820640, $497,000

Gregg, Robert, NRI: FND: COLLAB: Optimal Design of Robust Compliant Actuators for Ubiquitous Co-Robots, National Science Foundation 1830360, $431,244

Filbey, Francesca, Motor Learning Deficits in Cannabis Users, National Institutes of Health R21DA044465, $420,750

Zhang, Lingming, SHF: Medium: Collaborative Research: Enhancing Continuous Integration Testing for the Open-Source Ecosystem, National Science Foundation 1763906, $362,997

Dragovic, Vladimir, Collaborative Research: Enhancing Diversity in the Mathematics Graduate Applicant Pool, National Science Foundation 1820765, $360,037

Romero-Ortega, Mario, EAGER: Real-Time: Decision and Control of Complex Engineered Systems Enabled by Machine Learning and High-performance Computing, National Science Foundation 1839733, $299,941

Kantarcioglu, Murat, DEPICT: Deep-Packet Intelligence for Industrial Control Systems, US Dept. of Homeland Security FA8750-19-2-0010, $250,000

Wei, Shiyi, SHF: Small: Collaborative Research: Static Analysis Infrastructure for Variability-Aware Bug Detection and Translation of Highly-Configurable Software Systems, National Science Foundation 1816951, $241,319

Arreche, Carlos, AF: Small: Computation of Functional Relations Among Solutions of Difference and Differential Equations, National Science Foundation 1815108, $203,416

Marcus, Andrian, EAGER: Automatic Identification of Bug Description Elements, National Science Foundation 1848608, $200,000

Brueggeman, Avamarie, Graduate Research Fellowship Program, National Science Foundation 1746053,


Gel, Yulia, EAGER: Collaborative Research: Local Topological Properties of Power Flow Networks, and Their Role in Power System Functionality, National Science Foundation 1824716, $124,999

Busso, Carlos, CRI: CI-P: Creating the Largest Speech Emotional Database by Leveraging Existing Naturalistic Recordings, National Science Foundation 1823166, $107,390

The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between September 1, 2018 and November 30, 2018:

Quevedo, Manuel, Radiation Background Characterization for Enhanced Anomaly Detection, Southern Methodist University, $748,490

Prasad, Shalini, Temperature-Cycling Characterization using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy, Texas Instruments, $360,000

Palmer, Kelli, Mechanistic Basis of Bacteriophages for the Decolonization of Vancomycin Resistant Enterococci in the Intestine, University of Colorado, $235,985

Gu, Qing, STTR: Midwave Infrared (MWIR) Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL) Thermal Monitoring, Max-IR Labs, LLC, $225,000

Zielke, Marjorie, Individual Nystagmus Stimulated Training Experience (INSITE), Sam Houston State University, $187,978

Gonzalez, Juan, Louis Stokes STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: University of Texas System LSAMP, University of Texas at El Paso, $164,100

Prasad, Shalini, Point of Need Sensors for Biomarker Diagnostics, EnLiSense LLC, $157,263

Busso, Carlos, Driver Anomaly Detection Based on Driver/Vehicle Sensor Signals, Honda Research Institute USA, Inc., $86,080

Cardenas, Alvaro, Improving the Resiliency of the Texas Power Grid, University of Texas System, $75,000

Rugg, Michael, Using Deep Brain Stimulation of the Parietal Cortex to Investigate the Electrophysiology of Human Episodic Memory, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, $54,684

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