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Research Projects

Funded Research Projects in the College of Technology

Faculty, staff and students actively engage in funded research projects that are applied, hands-on, and translational in many aspects. In this way, our research and teaching are well integrated offering students the advantage of learning from faculty members who are working on the cutting edge of their fields.

The list of projects shown below reflects grants from funding agencies – state, federal and private, and is updated from time to time. To find out more about a particular project, please consult with the Principal COT Faculty Contact found in the faculty section of our web site.

Active Funded Projects

Succeed in Engineering Technology Scholars (SETS): Identifying and Developing Future Technology Leaders
6/1/15 - 5/31/20

Funds - $639,895
Agency - National Science Foundation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Yuan, Xiaojing Dr.

Center for Advancing UH Faculty Success
8/15/14 - 7/31/19

Funds - $642,284
Agency - National Science Foundation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Hutchins, Holly Dr.

Transportation and Economic Impact of Texas Shortline Railroads
9/1/15 - 9/30/16

Funds - $297,252
Agency - Texas Department of Transportation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gao, Lu Dr.

CC-NIE Integration: Houston, We have Troubleshooting for the 100 Gbps Network!
9/15/13 - 8/31/16

Funds - $900,000
Agency - National Science Foundation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gurkan, Deniz Dr.