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Recently Awarded Research Funding

Highlights of research funding announcements from public and private institutions:

Randal Martin, Research Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Randal Martin

Title: WS-2347 Mobile Source NH3 Study

Amount: $117,398

Duration: October 01, 2018 – September 30, 2020

Funding Organization: 1043 - UT Dept. of Env. Qlty. - Division of Air Quality

Regan Zane, USTAR-Endowed Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Regan Zane

Title: Characterization of the Evatran PLUGLESS 7.2 kW System

Amount: $30,349

Duration: July 18, 2018 – November 30, 2018

Funding Organization: 100449 - Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

David Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

David Rosenberg

Title: WG-2346 Weber Basin Water Conservancy District drought Vulnerability Study

Amount: $43,453

Duration: September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Funding Organization: 1893 - Weber Basin Water Conserv. District

Brian Crookston, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Brian Crookston

Title: Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility Model Study

Amount: $74,500

Duration: September 14, 2018 – April 01, 2019

Funding Organization: 100490 - Central Valley Water Reclamation Facility

Patrick Singleton, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Patrick Singleton

Title: Utilizing archived traffic signal performance measures for pedestrian planning & analysis

Amount: $65,000

Duration: August 31, 2018 – March 31, 2020

Funding Organization: 286 - UT Dept. of Trans. - Research

Idalis Villanueva, Assistant Professor, Engineering Education (Principal Investigator)

Idalis Villanueva

Title: BPE CAREER: Advocating for Engineering through Hidden Curricula: A Multi-Institutional Mixed Method Approach

Amount: $672,786

Duration: January 15, 2017 – December 31, 2021

Funding Organization: 1632 - U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Ryan Berke, Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Ryan Berke

Title: Investigating the Career Development and Professional Trajectories of LGBTQ Students in Engineering

Amount: $336,343

Duration: October 01, 2018 – September 30, 2021

Funding Organization: 1632 - U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Ning Fang, Professor, Engineering Education (Principal Investigator)

Ning Fang

Title: Improving undergraduate engineering students' spatial skills through 3D interactive virtual and physical manipulatives

Amount: $300,000

Duration: September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2021

Funding Organization: 1632 - U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Randal Martin, Research Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Randal Martin

Title: WS-2345 Wasacth Front NH3 Study

Amount: $165,969

Duration: July 01, 2018 – December 31, 2019

Funding Organization: 1043 - UT Dept. of Env. Qlty. - Division of Air Quality

Belize Lane, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Belize Lane

Title: WG-2338 Hydrogeomorphic Classification of the South Fork Eel River CA

Amount: $429,360

Duration: July 01, 2018 – March 31, 2020

Funding Organization: 355 - University of California-Davis

Douglas Galarus, Assistant Professor, Computer Science (Principal Investigator)

Douglas Galarus

Title: Automated Safety Warning System Controller (ASWSC) Phase 3, ATC Migration

Amount: $249,995

Duration: September 01, 2018 – August 31, 2020

Funding Organization: 4023 - Washington State Department of Transportation

Blake Tullis, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Blake Tullis

Title:WH-263.17: Hydraulic Testing per RSA & POs

Amount: $95,800

Duration: July 01, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Funding Organization: 1199 - Miscellaneous Private Sponsors

Lee Niel Allen, Associate Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Niel Allen

Title: Documenting Current and Projected Water Reuse for Irrigation in Utah

Amount: $42,000

Duration: June 15, 2018 – May 31, 2019

Funding Organization: 1176 - UT Department of Environmental Quality

Zeljko Pantic, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer (Principal Investigator)

Zeljko Pantic

Title: Design, Development, and Testing of a Dynamic Wireless Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicles

Amount: $132,862

Duration: Aug. 10, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019

Funding Organization: 100449 - Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

Angela Minichiello, Assistant Professor, Engineering Education (Principal Investigator)

Angela Minichiello

Title: Mobile Instructional Particle Image Velocimetry (mI-PIV): Hands-on Flow Visualization and Experimentation for Improved Student Interest and Technical Capacity in Navy-relevant Engineering Careers

Amount: $241,764

Duration: September 16, 2018 – August 31, 2019

Funding Organization: 3789 - U.S. Dept. of Def. - Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Ziqi Song, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Ziqi Song

Title: Investigating the Feasibility of Introducing Alternative Fuel Vehicles into Maintenance Fleet

Amount: $50,000

Duration: July 16, 2018 – March 30, 2020

Funding Organization: 661 - UT Department of Transportation

Ziqi Song, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Ziqi Song

Title: Electric Bus Corridor Model

Amount: $50,000

Duration: August 07, 2018 – December 31, 2021

Funding Organization: 100043 - CALSTART

Blake Tullis, Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Blake Tullis

Title: WM-462 Hydraulic Model Study for Lake Ralph Hall Spillway (the dam is Leon Hurse).

Amount: $129,500

Duration: July 23, 2018 – July 22, 2019

Funding Organization: 1850 - Freese and Nichols

Ziqi Song, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Ziqi Song

Title: Strategic Deployment of Road Weather Information System (RWIS) Stations in Utah

Amount: $50,000

Duration: July 16, 2018 – March 30, 2020

Funding Organization: 661 - UT Department of Transportation

Marc Maguire, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering (Principal Investigator)

Marc Maguire

Title: Validating AASHTO PP-84 paste volume limits for shrinkage mitigation in UDOT concrete mixes

Amount: $40,348

Duration: July 15, 2018 – December 31, 2019

Funding Organization: 661 - UT Department of Transportation