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College of Engineering at The University of Texas at San Antonio Online Magazine

Reseach Awards

The College of Engineering has already secured more than 3 million dollars worth of new grants for the 2013-2014 fiscal year, and is on its way to reaching, and surpassing, the total amount of grants received in 2012-2013 fiscal year. We are proud of all of our faculty and students who are striving to reach research excellence in The University of Texas at San Antonio’s path to becoming a Tier One institution.



Rolando Vega, Bing Dong, Hariharan Krishnaswami, Walter Richardson, Hongjie Xie, Daniel Pack, Mohammad Jamshidi, Kiran Bhaganagar, and Nikolaos Gatsis

Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute, Mechanical Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department, Mathematics Department, Geological Sciences
Proposal title: Intelligent Energy Systems Research Program
Funding Agency: CPS Energy Accounts
Amount: $467,974



Yufei Huang

Electrical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Acquisition of High Resolution Electroencephalogram Systems for Advancing Brain-Machine Interaction Research and Education
Funding Agency: Army Research Office
Amount: $408,322



Hariharan Krishnaswami and Les Shephard

Electrical Engineering Department, Civil Engineering Department, and Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute
Proposal title: DISTINCT: Diversity In Solar Talent through INnovative Curriculum and Training
Funding Agency: Department of Energy
Amount: $372,135



Hai-Chao Han and Yufang Jin

Mechanical Engineering Department, Electrical Engineering Department
Proposal title: NHLBI San Antonio Proteomic Center
Funding Agency: University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Amount: $240,009



Juan Gomez

Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute
Proposal title: Energy Efficiency and SmartLiving
Funding Agency: CPS Energy Accounts
Amount: $221,630



Marcio Giacomoni

Civil Engineering Department & Water Institute of Texas (WIT)
Proposal title: Development of an Optimization Framework to Reduce Sanitary Sewer Overflows at San Antonio Sewer System
Funding Agency: San Antonio Water System
Amount: $189,695



Hatim Sharif, Jose Weissmann and Samer Dessouky

Civil Engineering Department
Proposal title: Safety Impact of Texas Travel Information Centers (TIC)
Funding Agency: Texas Department of Transporation
Amount: $127,281



Shuo Wang

Electrical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Active Filter Research for DC/DC Power Converters
Funding Agency:Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Amount: $110,000



Heather Shipley and Hung-Da Wan

Interactive Technology Experience Center, Civil Engineering Department, Mechanical Engineering Department
Proposal title: 2014 Robotics GSMP camps
Funding Agency: Texas Workforce Commission
Amount: $100,000



Andrew Trickett

Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute
Proposal title: Clean Energy Incubator Clean Technology Program Year 2
Funding Agency: Comptroller
Amount: $83,332



Xiaofeng Liu

Civil Engineering Department, Water Institute Of Texas (WIT)
Proposal title: Pore-scale modeling of turbulent flows with realistic and physically correct particle arrangement
Funding Agency: Army Corps of Engineers
Amount: $70,681



Ender Finol

Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Geometric, hemodynamic, and biomechanical metrics in cardiopulmonary remodeling
Funding Agency: American Heart Association
Amount: $70,000



Ram Krishnan and Ravinderpal Sandhu

Electrical Engineering Department, Institute for Cyber Security
Proposal title: Secure Information Sharing Models for Cyber Response Teams
Funding Agency: LMI
Amount: $50,000



Kiran Bhaganagar

Mechanical Engineering Department and Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: EAGER: Understanding fundamental mechanisms involved in the turbulence, current and wave interactions for offshore wind-turbines
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Amount: $45,139



John Foster

Mechanical Engineering Department, Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: Fiber failure modeling with peridynamics
Funding Agency: The Johns Hopkins University
Amount: $44,828



Harry Millwater

Mechanical Engineering Department and Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: Probabilistic and Sensitivity Method Development and Application in Life Prediction of Metallic Materials and Structures
Funding Agency: Clarkson Aerospace Corp
Amount: $44,322



Dwain Rogers and Les Shephard

Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute, Civil Engineering Department
Proposal title: Fuel Cell System Performance and Deployment Feasibility
Funding Agency: USAA
Amount: $38,000



Daniel Pack

Electrical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Cooperative, Distributed Sensing and Navigation of Quadrotors in GPS Denied Environments
Funding Agency: Air Force Research Laboratory
Amount: $35,000



Harry Millwater

Mechanical Engineering Department and Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: Airframe Digital Twin (ADT) Spiral 1
Funding Agency: Northrop Grumman System Corporation
Amount: $20,000



Dwain Rogers

Texas Sustainable Energy Research Institute
Proposal title: Waste to Energy Characterization for Research Development Test & Evaluation at Joint Base San Antonio
Funding Agency: University of Dayton Research Institute
Amount: $19,248



Yusheng Feng

Mechanical Engineering Department, Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: To diagnose major causes of medical device screen and design protective casing under the condition of dropping and collision
Funding Agency: KCI
Amount: $13,273



Anson Ong

Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Student Support
Funding Agency: Southwest Research Institute
Amount: $13,000



Harry Millwater

Mechanical Engineering Department, Center for Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction (SiViRT)
Proposal title: Gas Turbine Engine Probabilistic Fracture Mechanics Research
Funding Agency: Southwest Research Institute
Amount: $11,523



Anson Ong and Teja Guda

Biomed-PI-Ong, Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Reverse engineer AgNovos Healthcare bone filler for treatment of bone degeneration
Funding Agency: AgNovos Healthcare
Amount: $9,996



Krystel Castillo Villar

Mechanical Engineering Department, Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Lean Systems (CAMLS)
Proposal title: Reliability Project in Assembly
Funding Agency: Toyota Manufacturing
Amount: $6,600



Anson Ong

Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: ACCD - Nantechnology Lab - Spring 2014
Funding Agency: ACCD
Amount: $1,500



Mark Appleford

Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Material Processing by Lyophilization and EtO Sterilization
Funding Agency: Rochal Industries LLP
Amount: $1,500



Matthew Reilly

Biomedical Engineering Department
Proposal title: Rheometry of Liquid Bandage Biomaterials
Funding Agency: Rochal Industries LLP
Amount: $1,500


 

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