Grant Award Numbers

In 2nd quarter FY19 (December 1, 2018 through February 28, 2019), the Office of Research assisted faculty with 307 proposals.  During this same period, there were 23 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 2nd quarter FY19 is $10,860,421.  This total does not include any cost share amounts.  Each School contributed to this total as follows:

Administration $ 2,068,705
Behavioral and Brain Sciences $ 62,779
Engineering and Computer Sciences $ 7,507,085
Jindal School of Management $ 20,000
Natural Science and Mathematics $ 726,753
Research Gifts $ 475,099

DISCLAIMER:  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.  Due to sponsor restrictions, some qualifying awards may not be listed below.

Faculty Research Awards

The following are awards that were made prior to 2nd quarter FY19 but received by The University after November 30, 2018:

Ackerman, Robert, Social Aggression: Growth, Outcomes, and Digital Communication, Purdue University, $233,902

Rojas, Raul, Research on Bilingual Language Development and Academic Achievement in Early Childhood Program at Momentous School, Momentous Institute, $205,111

Hsu, Julia, Higher Throughput, Lower Cost Processing of Flexible Perovskite Solar Cells by Photonic Curing, US Dept. of Energy DE-EE0008544, $200,000

Bray, Tim, 2018-19 Performance Expectations Agreement: Community Impact Support 2018-2019, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, $150,000

Filbey, Francesca, Development of Pregnenolone as a Treatment for Depression, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, $100,985


The following are awards over $100,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from Federal sponsors between December 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019:

Engineer, Crystal, Enhancing Speech Processing In a Rat Model of Autism Using Vagus Nerve Simulation, National Institutes of Health R01DC017480, $1,912,500

Varner, Victor, Mechanical Control of Cell Proliferation and Branching Morphogenesis in the Embryonic Lung, National Institutes of Health R01HL145147, $1,903,149

Hays, Seth, Wireless Nerve Stimulation Device to Enhance Recovery After Stroke, National Institutes of Health UG3NS109497, $1,421,366

Lv, Bing, Searching for Superconductivity in Complex Layered Chalcogenide and Topological Systems, US Air Force Office of Scientific Research FA9550-19-1-0037, $500,000

Kumar, Golden, Manufacturing of Metal Nanostructures by Tensile Deformation of Liquid Metal Arrays, National Science Foundation 1919445, $202,567

Anderson, William, NSF BSF: The Effect of Spanwise Landscape Heterogeneities on the Hydrological Cycle in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer, National Science Foundation 1839929, $194,617


The following are awards over $50,000 received by UT Dallas faculty from non-Federal sponsors between December 1, 2018 and February 28, 2019:

Tran, Bao, Development and Maintenance of TL 9000 and Business Performance Systems, Telecommunications Industry Association, $1,547,003

Hamlen, Kevin, GAMEPLAY : Graph Analysis for Mechanized Exploit generation and Patching Leveraging human Assistance for Improved Yield, University of Illinois at Chicago, $821,957

Prasad, Shalini, Design of Volatile Organic Compounds Sensors for Gas Phase and Solid Phase Detection for Threat Reduction, NanoBio Detection Systems, $750,466

Prasad, Shalini, The Role of Hydrophobic Surfaces and Combined Nano- and Micro-porosity of Composite Membranes in Achieving Affinity Biosensing, W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc., $250,000

Wong, Eric, I/UCRC (S2ERC): Industrial Memberships, Various, $210,000

Smaldone, Ronald, Novel Polymeric Architectures for 3D Printing – Advanced Materials for Polymer AM 704950, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies, LLC, $130,001

Engineer, Crystal, Enhancing Speech Processing in a Rat Model of Autism Using Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation, $70,000

Hamlen, Kevin, Bottom-Up Formal Methods Validation of seL4 Microkernel Software, Intelligent Automation Inc., $70,000

For information about previous quarter’s awards, please click the links below.

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