Research Projects

Funded Research Projects in the College of Technology

Overview

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 - 2014

Fault Current Limiting Transformer
6/15/13 - 9/25/15

Funds - $100,000
Agency - Superpower, Inc.
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Bose, Anima Dr.


Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center GY19
9/1/13 - 8/31/14

Funds - $242,937
Agency - University of Texas at Arlington
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Cline, Raymond Dr.


ARRA - Smart Grid Energy Training Coalition - Development of Training
7/1/10 - 12/30/14

Funds - $2,499,904
Agency - U.S. Department of Energy
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Cline, Raymond Dr.


E3 - Education,Entrepreneurship, and Energy: Governor's Science and Technology Champion's Academy
2/18/14 - 12/31/14

Funds - $84,745
Agency - Texas Workforce Commission
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Cline, Raymond Dr.


Wagner-Peyser BayTech subaward
4/7/14 - 1/31/15

Funds - $87,500
Agency - BayTech
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Conklin, William Dr.


Study of Short Term Skid Improvements by Light Texturing with a Milling Machine
9/1/13 - 8/31/14

Funds - $74,922
Agency - Texas Department of Transportation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gao, Lu Dr.


Physical Layer Measurement Abstractions for GENI Instrumentation and Measurement Framework
10/1/12 - 8/31/14

Funds - $54,936
Agency - University of Massachusetts Amherst
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gurkan, Deniz Dr.


GENI as a Research & Development Lab: Advanced Experiments and Industry-partnered Sustainability
10/1/13 - 9/30/14

Funds - $43,659
Agency - BBN Technologies Corp.
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gurkan, Deniz Dr.


Metadata Application of IF-MAP across GENI Infrastructures ¿ A Use Case for Instrumentation and Measurement Resource Characterization, Access, and Control
6/21/11 - 1/15/15

Funds - $186,195
Agency - InfoBlox Inc.
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gurkan, Deniz Dr.


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

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


TRIP Match TECH Dr.Yuri
4/1/14 - 4/30/99

Funds - $67,500
Agency - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Malki, Heidar A. Dr.


3D Computer Modeling for Optimizing Body Image Following Breast Reconstruction
8/1/10 - 5/31/15

Funds - $288,792
Agency - University of Texas at Austin
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Merchant, Fatima Dr.


TRIP - PROJECT MGT INSTITUTE
5/1/13 - 8/31/99

Funds - $62,500
Agency - Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Richardson, Gary Dr.


Laser Cladding of Welds to Improve Railroad Track Safety
10/5/12 - 8/31/14

Funds - $100,000
Agency - Transportation Research Board of the National Academies
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Robles-Hernandez, Francisco Dr.


Analysis of Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid Conversion
1/21/09 - 12/31/15

Funds - $175,000
Agency - CenterPoint Energy
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Shireen, Wajiha Dr.


Mission Connect Mild TBI Translational Research Consortium
8/1/13 - 7/31/14

Funds - $10,000
Agency - University of Tennessee
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Zouridakis, George Dr.

Research Expenditures 2014