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 - 2015

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.


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.


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.


GENI as a Research & Development Lab: Advanced Experiments and Industry-partnered Sustainability
10/1/13 - 9/30/15

Funds - $88,437
Agency - BBN Technologies Corp.
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Gurkan, Deniz Dr.


EAGER: Programmable Network Function Instantiation
10/1/14 - 9/30/15

Funds - $135,628
Agency - National Science Foundation
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 - 8/31/15

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


The Role of Biofilm on Margin Stability and the Development of Secondary Caries
12/24/14 - 8/31/15

Funds - $350,845
Agency - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Taylor, Ray Dr.


Fault Current Limiting Transformer
6/15/13 - 6/30/15

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


I-CORPS L: Social Entrepreneurship to Integrate Education, Research and Training - A University of Houston Model
1/1/15 - 6/30/15

Funds - $50,000
Agency - National Science Foundation
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Iyer, Rupa Dr.


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

Funds - $342,357
Agency - University of Texas at Austin
Principal COT Faculty Contact - Merchant, Fatima Dr.