Funding Highlights

Profs. Steven Naleway and Bart Raeymaekers receive $352K NSF Grant

Profs. Steven Naleway and Bart Raeymaekers receive $352K NSF Grant...

Congratulations to Assistant Prof. Steven Naleway (PI) and Associate Prof. Bart Raeymaekers (co-PI) for receiving a new $352K NSF grant from the ManufRead more...

Prof. Jake Abbott receives new $385k NIH grant for telerobotic eye surgery

Prof. Jake Abbott receives new $385k NIH grant for telerobotic eye surgery...

Project title: Quantifying the Benefits of Head-mounting in Telemanipulated Robotic Eye Therapies Many of the up-and-coming therapeutic protocols iRead more...

Brittany Coats and Ashley Spear receive $591K from U.S. Dept. of Justice for infant skull fracture research

Brittany Coats and Ashley Spear receive $591K from U.S. Dept. of Justice for infant skull fracture research...

Profs. Brittany Coats (PI), Prof. Ashley Spear and collaborator Prof. Susan S. Margulies (Dept of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania) receive Read more...

Roundy Receives NSF CAREER Award

Roundy Receives NSF CAREER Award...

Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Shad Roundy, in the University of Utah’s College of Engineering received the National Science Foundation’s Read more...

Naleway, Raeymaekers Receive RIF Award for New Nanoindenter

Naleway, Raeymaekers Receive RIF Award for New Nanoindenter...

Mechanical engineering assistant professor, Steven Naleway (principle investigator — PI) and associate professor, Bart Raeymaekers (co-PI) received a Read more...

Park receives University of Utah Seed Grant

Park receives University of Utah Seed Grant...

Congratulations to Prof. Kay Park!  He recently received a University of Utah Seed Grant for the “Development of Scanning Near-Field ThermoreflectanceRead more...

ME Prof. Park and collaborator Prof. Gaillardon receive UU Research Instrumentation Fund

ME Prof. Park and collaborator Prof. Gaillardon receive UU Research Instrumentation Fund...

Congratulations to Professors Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon and Kay Park who recently received a University of Utah Research Instrumentation Fund for “ShRead more...

Czabaj Receives ALS and LBNL Beam Time

Czabaj Receives ALS and LBNL Beam Time...

For his research Life-cycle Quantification of Ultrahigh Temperature Materials Using Novel In-situ Tests with Micro-focus Tomography, mechanical engineRead more...

ME Profs. Minor, Coats, Merryweather and collaborators receive $1.75M NSF award for smart helmet project

ME Profs. Minor, Coats, Merryweather and collaborators receive $1.75M NSF award for smart helmet project...

The goal of the project is to reduce the risk of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) through smart technology that collects sensory data to predict and charaRead more...

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers and Collaborator Received $394k U.S. Army Research Office Grant

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers and Collaborator Received $394k U.S. Army Research Office Grant...

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers together with collaborator Prof. Fernando Guevara Vasquez (U of U Mathematics Dept.) has received a three-year $394k grant fromRead more...

Spear, Czabaj, and Fletcher Receive $952K Grant From the NSF to Study Open-Cell Metallic Foams

Spear, Czabaj, and Fletcher Receive $952K Grant From the NSF to Study Open-Cell Metallic Foams...

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professors Ashley Spear and Michael Czabaj and Associate Professor Tom Fletcher from the School of Computing have beeRead more...

Prof. Kay Park receives NSF award for “Fundamental Studies of Near-field Enhancement in Thermionic Energy Conversion”

Prof. Kay Park receives NSF award for "Fundamental Studies of Near-field Enhancement in Thermionic Energy Conversion"...

Congratulations to Prof. Kay Park!  He recently received a National Science Foundation grant for $299,998 on "Fundamental Studies of Near-field EnhancRead more...

Profs. Park and Francoeur Receive $350K NSF Grant to Work on “Extreme Near-Field Thermal Radiation Sub-10-nm Vacuum Gap Distances”

Profs. Park and Francoeur Receive $350K NSF Grant to Work on "Extreme Near-Field Thermal Radiation Sub-10-nm Vacuum Gap Distances"...

Professors Kay Park and Mathieu Francoeur received a three-year NSF grant of $350,000 for their research on "Extreme Near-Field Thermal Radiation at SRead more...

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation to Work on Ultrasound  Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers Receives Grant from the National Science Foundation to Work on Ultrasound Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes...

Prof. Bart Raeymaekers receives $100,000 grant (for two-years) from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on ultrasound alignment of carRead more...

Leang, Pardyjak, & Nevada NanoTech Receive US Army DOD Grant to Develop Chemical Sensing Aerial Robot

Leang, Pardyjak, & Nevada NanoTech Receive US Army DOD Grant to Develop Chemical Sensing Aerial Robot...

Kam Leang and Eric Pardyjak partnering with company Nevada NanoTech Systems, Inc., receive US Army DOD grant to develop a chemical sensing aerial roboRead more...

Adams Receives Big Data Structural Health Monitoring NSF Award

Adams Receives Big Data Structural Health Monitoring NSF Award...

An expert in experimental mechanics and damage tolerance of composites, mechanical engineering professor Dan Adams received a National Science FoundatRead more...

Czabaj Receives NASA-Langley Grant

Czabaj Receives NASA-Langley Grant...

Mechanical engineering assistant professor Michael Czabaj received a one-year NASA-Langley grant at $100,000,  for his Micromechanical Testing and ModRead more...

Assistant Prof. Ashley Spear awarded Research Instrumentation Fund from UU VPR

Assistant Prof. Ashley Spear awarded Research Instrumentation Fund from UU VPR...

INSTRUMENTATION GRANT WILL PROVIDE UNIQUE CAPABILITIES FOR MATERIALS RESEARCH Assistant Professor Ashley Spear was recently awarded an internal resRead more...

Brittany Coats receives NIH Grant to investigate vitreoretinal adhesion changes with age

Brittany Coats receives NIH Grant to investigate vitreoretinal adhesion changes with age...

The National Eye Institute at NIH recently awarded Dr. Brittany Coats a $409K two-year grant titled Quantitative Regional Analysis of Vitreoretinal AdRead more...

Monson Receives Biotechnology High Performance Software Applications Institute Grant

Monson Receives Biotechnology High Performance Software Applications Institute Grant...

For his research entitled, High Rate Mechanical Properties, Kenneth Monson, associate professor in mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, rRead more...

Gale Receives Grant from the U Vice President of Research

Gale Receives Grant from the U Vice President of Research...

For multi-user microfluid fabrication tools in the State of Utah Center of Excellence for Biomedical Microfluidics, mechanical engineering professor BRead more...

Francoeur Receives UURF to Demonstrate Near-Field Radiation Mediated Thermal Rectification

Francoeur Receives UURF to Demonstrate Near-Field Radiation Mediated Thermal Rectification...

For his research, Experimental Demonstration of Near-field Radiation Mediated Thermal Rectification for Heat Flow Regulation in Micro/Nanoscale, mechaRead more...

Roundy Receives Grant for Energy Harvesting for Wearable Devices

Roundy Receives Grant for Energy Harvesting for Wearable Devices...

For his Energy Harvesting for Wearable Devices research, mechanical engineering assistant professor Shad Roundy received a three-year $475,806 grant fRead more...

Jake Abbott receives funding for two-handed large-workspace haptic interface

Jake Abbott receives funding for two-handed large-workspace haptic interface...

The Utah Robotics Center recently added two 7-degree-of-freedom Quanser HD^2 haptic interfaces to the shared Large Robotics Lab (valued at $191,800). Read more...

Spear Receives AFOSR Young Investigator Award

Spear Receives AFOSR Young Investigator Award...

Congratulations to Dr. Ashley Spear, assistant professor in mechanical engineering, for being awarded a grant from the U.S. Air Force Office of ScientRead more...

Leang & Collaborators Receive New $3.8M NSF Funding to Work on Electroactive Polymer Materials for Soft Robotics

Leang & Collaborators Receive New $3.8M NSF Funding to Work on Electroactive Polymer Materials for Soft Robotics...

In collaboration with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas lead team and other researchers, U mechanical engineering associate professor Kam Leang receRead more...

Leang Receives NSF Grant to Work on Temporal-Spatial Control of Dual-Stage Nanopositioning Systems

Leang Receives NSF Grant to Work on Temporal-Spatial Control of Dual-Stage Nanopositioning Systems...

Associate professor in mechanical engineering Kam Leang and collaborators from industry (Molecular Vista, Inc. (MVI)) and Villanova University (Prof. Read more...

Pardyjak, Smith & Stoll Receive NSF Funding for Distributed Power Generation

Pardyjak, Smith & Stoll Receive NSF Funding for Distributed Power Generation...

For their research,  Localized Distributed Power Generation: Economically Robust, Demand-Optimized Placement of Urban Energy Production Systems, mechaRead more...

Meek Receives NIHNRI Grant for Quadrupedal Human-Assistive Robotic Platform

Meek Receives NIHNRI Grant for Quadrupedal Human-Assistive Robotic Platform...

For his Quadrupedal Human-Assistive Robotic Platform (Q-HARP) research, University of Utah mechanical engineering associate professor Sanford Meek recRead more...

Raeymaekers Receives National Institute of Health RO3 Grant

Raeymaekers Receives National Institute of Health RO3 Grant...

For his research, Microtextured Hip Joint to Improve Longevity, assistant professor in mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, Bart RaeymaekRead more...

Brittany Coats Receives DOD Grant

Brittany Coats Receives DOD Grant...

Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Brittany Coats received a Jade Therapeutics/DOD $58,380 one year grant for her Novel Hyaluronic Acid DeliveRead more...

Gale Receives Mayo Clinic Grant for Optofluidic Device for Genetic Screening

Gale Receives Mayo Clinic Grant for Optofluidic Device for Genetic Screening...

For his research in an Optofluidic Device for Genetic Screening, University of Utah mechanical engineering professor Bruce Gale received a $79,000 oneRead more...

Stoll Receives Grant from Agricultural Research Foundation Oregon State

Stoll Receives Grant from Agricultural Research Foundation Oregon State...

For his research to Develop a Simulation Environment for Pathogen and Pest Spread in Vineyards, mechanical engineering associate professor Rob Stoll rRead more...

Coats Receives Grant from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Coats Receives Grant from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia...

Mechanical Engineering assistant professor Brittany Coats received a one-year grant from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia at $3,318, for her reRead more...

Park Receives Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium Training Grant

Park Receives Utah NASA Space Grant Consortium Training Grant...

For his research, which aims to implement photoconductive atomic force microscopy (pc-AFM) that enables the nanoscale photocurrent mapping of a thin-fRead more...

Spear Receives AFOSR Grant to Enhance Predictive Capabilities for Structural-Materials Performance

Spear Receives AFOSR Grant to Enhance Predictive Capabilities for Structural-Materials Performance...

For her research, 3-D Multi-Scale Modeling Combined with Machine Learning for a Novel Structural-Prognosis Framework, mechanical engineering assistantRead more...

Leang Recieves Molecular Vista/DOE Grant

Leang Recieves Molecular Vista/DOE Grant...

 Mechanical engineering associate professor Kam Leang and industry collaborator Molecular Vista, Inc. received a nine-month Department of Energy (DOE)Read more...

Gale Receives Chip Manufacturing Funding from Espira

Gale Receives Chip Manufacturing Funding from Espira...

University of Utah mechanical engineering professor Bruce Gale received a $5,000 four-month grant from Espira for chip manufacturing. Learn morRead more...

Harmon Part of Team Receiving 4.3M SUs from NSF/XSEDE for Large Scale Computing Projects

Harmon Part of Team Receiving 4.3M SUs from NSF/XSEDE for Large Scale Computing Projects...

Mechanical engineering research associate professor Todd Harman is part of a team that received 4.3 SUs valued at $151,000 from NSF/XSEDE (The ExtremeRead more...

Roundy Receives Senior Design Project Grant

Roundy Receives Senior Design Project Grant...

For the senior design capstone project Self-Release Parking Boot, mechanical engineering assistant professor Shad Roundy received a $7,500 six-month gRead more...

Roundy Receives Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Grant

Roundy Receives Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health Grant...

For his research, Reducing Physical Stresses and Falls Among Drywall Installers Through a PLD, assistant professor in mechanical engineering at the UnRead more...

Francoeur Receives NSF CAREER Award

Francoeur Receives NSF CAREER Award...

Mathieu Francoeur, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, has received a five-year Faculty Early Career Development Read more...