VPR Research and Creative Grants Recipients

YearRecipientProject TitleDepartment/UnitCollege
2016-17Bahadur, VaibhavMapping the potential of landfill gas-based atmospheric water harvesting for oilfield operationsDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2016-17Canning, CharlotteTurn Back TimeDepartment of Theatre and DanceCollege of Fine Arts
2016-17Coyle, Edward FEffects of Prolonged Sitting and Exercise on Lipid MetabolismDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2016-17Croyle, Maria AEvaluation of Immune Response to Emerging Pathogens in the Reproductive TractCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2016-17Garrison, AndrewSandro and Kemo: Immigration in Italy by Europeans and Non-Europeans and the Rise of the RightDepartment of Radio-Television-FilmMoody College of Communication
2016-17Hooker, Juliet AGlobal Black Protest and Democratic FuturesDepartment of African and African Diaspora StudiesCollege of Liberal Arts
2016-17Jayaram, MakkuniTargeted Therapy for DNA repair-defective Breast/Ovarian Cancers: an AAV-based Delivery System for Inducing Site-specific Chromosome DamageDepartment of Molecular BiosciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2016-17Kallivokas, LoukasInverse metamaterial design for seismic shieldingDepartment of Civil, Architectural and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2016-17Kim, Su YeongLanguage Brokering and Health in Mexican American AdolecentsDepartment of Human Development and Family SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2016-17Kuhn, John GRepurposing Propranolol for Adult and Pediatric Brain TumorsDepartment of Pharmacotherapy Education and Research CenterCollege of Pharmacy
2016-17Lewis, Rebecca JMALE SOCIAL BONDS IN PRIMATES: PHYSIOLOGY AND THE ROLE OF FEMALESDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2016-17Liu, BeiliEquilibrium Series: Sculptural Exploration of Cultural BoundariesDepartment of Art and Art HistoryCollege of Fine Arts
2016-17Lynd, NathanielA New Paradigm for the Synthesis of Degradable Biomedical Poly (ethylene oxide)Department of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2016-17Phelps, SteveEpigenomics at a cross-roads: Enhancer function in defined circuitsDepartment of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2016-17Polit, GabrielaUnwanted Witnesses. Journalists and Conflict in Contemporary Latin AmericaDepartment of Spanish and PortugueseCollege of Liberal Arts
2016-17Snodderly, D MVisual ecology of sympatric primates with different types of color visionDepartment of NeuroscienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2016-17Somers, Patricia ACampus Carry: Research Using Self Determination TheoryDepartment of Educational AdministrationCollege of Education
2016-17Sung, SibumTranscriptome analysis of the warmth-triggered response in ArabidopsisDepartment of Molecular BiosciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2015-16Baker, BrettResolving microbial biogeochemical interactions on algal cell surfacesDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2015-16Bearman, Sarah KateEvaluating the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation and Maintenance (RE-AIM) of a School-based Depression InterventionDepartment of Educational PsychologyCollege of Education
2015-16Bolnick, Deborah AnnAssessing the Epigenetic Effects of Social Inequalities and Violence in the Pre-Hispanic AmericasDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2015-16Chen, Wenhong"Your privacy is very important to us" A Network Analysis of Mobile Ventures' Production of Identity and Privacy ManagementDepartment of Radio-Television-FilmMoody College of Communication
2015-16Gulbas, Lauren ElizabethScreening Latino Adolescents for Behavioral Health Issues in Primary Care SettingsSchool of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2015-16Holliday, Bradley J.Donor-Acceptor Block Copolymers to Model Charge Separation and Buried Interfaces in Organic Photovoltaic Active LayersDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2015-16Jabbar, Huriya K.How Do Teachers Find Jobs? Teacher Preferences, Social Networks, and the Job Search Process in Districts with School ChoiceDepartment of Educational AdministrationCollege of Education
2015-16Jiao, JunfengA Transportation Decision-Making Tool for LonghornsSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2015-16Kim, Hyun JungHuman Gut Inflammation-on-a-Chip: A Microengineered Disease ModelDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2015-16Loving, Timothy J.Disentangling Positive from Negative Stress Via Examination of Hormone ResponsesDepartment of Human Development and Family SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2015-16McDonough, Kelly S.Indigenous Knowing in the Sacred City: Fiscales, Ritual Life, and Culture-Keeping in CholulaDepartment of Spanish and PortugueseCollege of Liberal Arts
2015-16Patil, Shefali V.Enhancing Decision Making and Performance in Modern Day Firefighting EnvironmentsDepartment of ManagementMcCombs School of Business
2015-16Roberts, Sean Thomas ArthurUsing Surface Ligands to Electrically Wire Semiconducting NanocrystalsDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2015-16Salamone, SalvatoreAn Integrated Monitoring System for Corrosion Damage Assessment of PipelinesDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2015-16Sanchez, DelidaParticipatory Action Research with Latina/o Youth: Developing a Culturally Relevant Evidence-Based Intervention to Address Disparities in Sexual HealthDepartment of Educational PsychologyCollege of Education
2015-16Skerrett, AllisonLiteracy Learning across Transnational SettingsDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of Education
2015-16Stroud, Scott R.Enlightening Words: Bhimrao Ambedkar, Pragmatism, and the Rhetoric of Social JusticeDepartment of Communication StudiesMoody College of Communication
2015-16Van Den Berg, Carla LynnIn vivo evaluation of a JNK inhibitor to sensitize basal-like breast cancer to lapatinibCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2015-16Yeh, Hsin-Chih (Tim)Probe molecular interactions along the 3D molecular trajectories in live cellsDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2015-16Zheng, YuebingA Novel Device for Detection and Collection of Intact Circulating Tumor CellsDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2014-15Brothers, RobertMicrovascular Dysfunction in Young African AmericansDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2014-15Calzada, EstherTest of Multi-Generational Model of Mexican American Parenting and Early Childhood DevelopmentSchool of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2014-15Cooc, NorthChanges in the Early Academic Trajectories of Students in Special EducationDepartment of Special EducationCollege of Education
2014-15Daigle, HughImproving formation evaluation of mudrocks with NMR and X-ray mappingDepartment of Petroleum and Geosystems EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2014-15Davis, JaimieType 1 Diabetes Pilot Study: Understanding Barriers to Blood Glucose ControlDepartment of Nutritional SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2014-15Mohtar, Chadi ElFeasibility Study on Implementing Measured Earthquake Ground Motions in Laboratory Testing for Post-Liquefaction Damage EvaluationDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2014-15Ford, Kentya C.Science and Religion: What we can do together to reduce the burden of chronic disease risk factors in our society?College of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2014-15Haley, AndreanaExploring the neural mechanisms of cognitive enhancement related to acute bouts of exerciseDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2014-15Hardison, AmberNitrogen Cycling in Arctic Coastal SedimentsDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2014-15Hawkes, Christine V.Exploring the benefits of symbiotic fungal endophytes for plant drought toleranceDepartment of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2014-15Heymann, DavidDigital Photographic Representation of the Arctic Landscape of Svalbard, NorwaySchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2014-15Jiao, JunfengUsing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Identify Food Deserts in Large Texas Cities, a Case Study of Austin, TXSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2014-15Liu, ChangSpeech enhancement: better speech perception in noiseDepartment of Communication Sciences and DisordersMoody College of Communication
2014-15Lu, XiaoboFiscal Capacity and Political Development: China and BeyondDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2014-15Nonaka, AngelaInvestigating Politeness in Asian Sign Languages: A Collaborative Pilot Study with the Japanese National Museum of EthnologySchool of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2014-15Rodriguez, ErinCoping and Marital Adjustment in Pediatric CancerDepartment of Educational PsychologyCollege of Education
2014-15Schiesari, NancyCanine SoldiersDepartment of Radio-TV-FilmMoody College of Communication
2014-15Sessarego, SandroChocó Spanish: Casting Light on its Grammar and HistoryDepartment of Spanish and PortugueseCollege of Liberal Arts
2014-15Torres, RebeccaImmigration Policy, National Security and Children’s Rights: Impacts of Repatriation of Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Mexico and Central AmericaDepartment of Geography and the EnvironmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2014-15Wellhausen, RachelSovereign Development: Native American Tribes and Economic GlobalizationDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2014-15Wright, CaseyPhysiological Significance of the novel inhibitor of apoptosis (IAP) binding motif (IBM) within the NF-κB-inducing Kinase (NIK)College of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2014-15Yu, GuihuaRational Synthesis and Characterization of Facet-Controlled Two-Dimensional Crystals with Non-Layered StructuresDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Adelman, David EllisEmpirical Study of Litigation Under the National Environmental Policy ActSchool of LawSchool of Law
2013-14Barrick, Jeffrey EvanProbing the molecular specificity of natural competence in  Acinetobacter baylyi  ADP1Department of Molecular BiosciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2013-14Chandrasekaran, BharathIndividual differences in audiovisual speech processingDepartment of Communication Sciences and DisordersMoody College of Communication
2013-14Colgin, Laura LeeDistinct mnemonic functions of fast and slow gamma rhythms in the hippocampusDepartment of NeuroscienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2013-14Creel, Darrell GlennNeutron Activation Analysis of Whole Mimbres Pottery VesselsDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2013-14Fan, Donglei (Emma)Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Nanomotors for Biosubstance Delivery and Detection with Subcellular ResolutionDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Hofmann, Johann A.Neural and Genomic Basis of Social CognitionDepartment of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2013-14Lai, KejiProbing Vortices in Ferroelectrics: A Table-top Playground for Topological SciencesDepartment of PhysicsCollege of Natural Sciences
2013-14Lee, Hongjoo JoanneNovel treatment for attentional deficits in Parkinson’s diseaseDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2013-14Lu, NanshuFlexoelectricity of Nanomaterials on Deformable SubstratesDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Mutchler, Leslie AnnPrintshop/ BackdropDepartment of Art and Art HistoryCollege of Fine Arts
2013-14Passalacqua, PaolaA field investigation on the transport of environmental fluxes through deltasDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Peppas, Nicholas A.Overcoming Multidrug Resistance in Cancer With Multifunctional NanoparticlesDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Rose, Michael JohnAtomic Layer Deposition of Catalytic Materials on a Hybrid Molecular/ Materials Substrate: a Solar Fuels DeviceDepartment of ChemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2013-14Saleh, Navid B.Effects of Doping on Fate and Transport of Hybrid Indium Tin Oxide Nanoparticles in Aquatic EnvironmentDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2013-14Smith, Christen AnneRemembering Beatriz Nascimento: Rethinking the Concept of Quilombo, Blackness, Gender and Belonging in Brazil and the AmericasDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2013-14Toste, Jessica RoseMultisyllabic Word Reading Intervention in the Upper-Elementary Grades: Can Attribution Retraining Improve Performance of Struggling Readers?Department of Special EducationCollege of Education
2013-14Young, Robert FredrickFrom Growth Machine to Living CitySchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2013-14Zakon, Harold HirschA putative novel ion channel in  Plasmodium , the malaria parasiteDepartment of NeuroscienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Benner, Aprile DawnDiscrimination, Peer Relations, and Adolescents’ DevelpmentDepartment of Human Development and Family SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13DeGraffenried, LindaObesity and Reprogramming of Prostate CancerDepartment of Nutritional SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Dingwell, Jonathan BatesDetermining How Healthy Humans Control Step-To-Step Variability During Walking and RunningDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2012-13Dong, GuangbinNatural Product-Based Small-Molecule Libraries for Drug DiscoveryDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Empson, Susan B.Learning to Make Instructional Decisions Based On Children’s Thinking about Fractions: Design and Pilot of a Tablet-Based Interactive Decision Making ToolDepartment of Curriculum and InstructionCollege of Education
2012-13Fast, WalterDeveloping Antibiotics That Target Iron AcquisitionCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2012-13Ford, Kentya C.Exploring the Impact of Social Media Advertising and Beliefs on Little Cigar Tobacco Use among African Americans, ages 18-25: A pilot studyCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2012-13Francisco-Revilla, LuisImproving the Workflow of Cultural Heritage Institutions: Digital Arrangement at the File-LevelSchool of InformationSchool of Information
2012-13Krifa, MouradElectrically Conductive Polymer Nanocomposite Threads for Wearable ElectronicsSchool of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Merabet, SofianCarlton Hotel Beirut Archives ProjectDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2012-13Meyer, Richard JohnLow specificity relaxases as agents of genomic changeSection of Molecular Genetics and MicrobiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Mills, EdwardPrevention of Skin Cancer through Uncoupling-Induced Metabolic ShiftCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2012-13Moser, Robert G.The Political Geography of Russian Elections: Ethnicity, Economics, and the Contours of Electoral Manipulation and CompetitionDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2012-13Munguia, PabloPreliminary assessment of fiddler crab-bacterial interactions in estuarine ecosystemsDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2012-13Preston, Alison R.Neurobiological development of memory and reasoningDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2012-13Schnyer, David MarkThe contribution of sleep-wake cycles to behavioral and neural changes associated with memory performance in elderly adultsDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2012-13Sentis, LuisTestbed Development for Dynamic Bipedal RobotDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2012-13Trace, CiaranImproving the Workflow of Cultural Heritage Institutions: Digital Arrangement at the File-LevelSchool of InformationSchool of Information
2012-13Wheeldon, MarianneDebussy’s Legacy and the Construction of ReputationButler School of MusicCollege of Fine Arts
2012-13Whitman, Christian P.Acetylene Probes of Enzymes in the Bacterial Catabolism of Polycyclic Aromatic HydrocarbonsCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2011-12Auyero, JavierIn Harm’s Way: Violences in Chain at the Urban Margins in ArgentinaDepartment of SociologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Berkelaar, Brenda LeeEvaluating Digital Careers: Developing a Scale to Measure the Perceived Quality of Job Applicants Based on Online InformationDepartment of Communication StudiesMoody College of Communication
2011-12Cannatella, DavidNext Generation DNA Technology meets the “Lost World”: Using NextGen sequencing for Evolutionary Studies of Endangered FrogsSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2011-12Castelli, DarlaKinetic Kidz: Cardiometabolic Risk Factors and Cognitive Performance in ChildrenDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2011-12Chen, WenhongSearching For the Mechanisms: A Pilot Study of Study of Social Media Use and Psychological WellbeingDepartment of Radio-Television-FilmMoody College of Communication
2011-12Cubbin, CatherineVegetables on Wheels (VOW): A pilot program to increase access to fresh fruits and vegetables in a rural Texas communitySchool of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2011-12Duvauchelle, Christine LeilaniNeural Substrates of Cocaine CravingCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2011-12Echols, Catherine HarrisonNon-Linguistic Social Cues in Language Input to Low-SES ChildrenDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Erdner, Deana L.Effects of Freshwater Inflows on PlanktonDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2011-12Gonzalez-Lima, FranciscoNeurogenetic Basis of Bipolar DepressionDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Mackert, Michael S.Eve Tracking and Health Literacy: Exploring Difference in he Intake of InformationDepartment of AdvertisingMoody College of Communication
2011-12Maddox, W. ToddThe Effects of Pressure on Dual Processing Models of Decision MakingDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Mehdy, Mona C.Studies of a Cell Wall Protein Mutant in Arabidopsis may Identify a Novel Drought Resistance Mechanism and Developmental PathwaySection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2011-12Miller, JenniferDeveloping a spatially explicit framework to analyze animal movement and interaction: a case study using brown hyena in Northern BotswanaDepartment of Geography and the EnvironmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Patall, ErikaChoice and CheatingDepartment of Educational PsychologyCollege of Education
2011-12Rudrappa, SharmilaOutsourcing Labor: Explaining India’s Dominance in Transnational SurrogacyDepartment of SociologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Smiljanic, RajkaSpeech Recognition in Noise for Children with Cochlear ImplantsDepartment of LinguisticsCollege of Liberal Arts
2011-12Walther, Benjamin DwaineValidating the use of geochemical signals in fish scales to reconstruct migration patternsDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2011-12Willets, Katherine A.Development of functionalized atomic force microscopy probes for scanning surface enhanced Raman microscopyDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Brothers, Robert MatthewMechanisms of altered blood pressure control in individuals with type II diabetesDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2010-11Ellison, Christopher JohnSynthesis and Characterization of Melanin Inspired Polymers and NanocompositiesDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2010-11Fan, Donglei (Emma)Arrays of Rotary NEMS Devices Assembled on Nano-MagnetsDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2010-11Fredland, Nina MarieUsing an Interactive Theater Program to Promote Healthy Relationship Building Among Young AdolescentsSchool of NursingSchool of Nursing
2010-11Jansen, Robert K.Role of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Plant DiversificationSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Leibold, Mathew A.Spanning levels of organization from genes to ecosystems: Gene regulatory networks of ecologically-important traits in the waterfleaSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Liu, ZhanfeiMicrobial Degradation of the Deepwater Horizon Oil in Coastal WatersDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Macdonald, Paul MarshallRegulation of mRNA translation in transSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Mutchler, Leslie AnnModular Growth: Buenos AiresDepartment of Art and Art HistoryCollege of Fine Arts
2010-11Richburg, John H.Deciphering the underlying mechanisms that account for cisplatin-induced male infertilityCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2010-11Sarkar, SahotraInvasive Fish Species Models for TexasSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Schallert, TimothyRat 50-kHz ultrasonic reward-related vocalization in response to first-time amphetamine exposure predicts the development of conditioned anticipatory vocalization with repeated treatmentDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2010-11Shank, Gerald ChristopherEnvironmental factors controlling dissolution of organic carbon from salt marsh sedimentsDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2010-11Simpson, Cherie ElizabethObjective Assessment of Sleep in Informal Caregivers of Persons with DementiaSchool of NursingSchool of Nursing
2010-11Sletto, BjornSocial Dimensions of Integrated Watershed Management in the Maracaibo Basin, VenezuelaSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2010-11Van Den Berg, Carla LynnJNK2 mediates immune surveillance of micro-metastatic breast cancerCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2010-11Zhang, YanContextualizing consumer health information searchingSchool of InformationSchool of Information
2010-11Zuna, Nina I.Understanding Family Quality of Life and Family Support Issues in Families of Children with Autism and other Developmental DisabilitiesDepartment of Special EducationCollege of Education
2009-10Alper, Hal SamuelNovel, Consortia-Based Processes for Biomass Utilization and Biofuels ProductionDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2009-10Beaman, Michael LeightonAdvanced Digital Mapping of Rwanda Using GISSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Bovik, Alan ConradStereo CAD for 3D Breast ImagingDepartment of Electrical and Computer EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2009-10Briscoe, Danelle IreneMilling Stone Using BIM Software and Digital FabricationSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Chyi, Hsiang IrisNews on New Devices: Examining the Multiplatform News Experience in the Digital AgeSchool of JournalismMoody College of Communication
2009-10Dailey, René MarieFamily Communication about Weight ManagementDepartment of Communication StudiesMoody College of Communication
2009-10Dalby, Kevin N.Targeting the Tumor's Stress Rsponse for Cancer TherapyCollege of PharmacyCollege of Pharmacy
2009-10Delville, YvonCorticotropin Releasing Hormone and Social BehaviorDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2009-10Fowles, Eileen R.Dietary Quality during the 2nd Trimester in Low-income Pregnant Women: A Feasibility StudySchool of NursingSchool of Nursing
2009-10Ganesan, VenkatInteractions and Phase Behavior in Protein-Polysaccharide MixturesDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2009-10Griffin, LisaStimulation Patterns to Improve Endurance during Neuromuscular Electrical StimulationDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Hawkes, Christine V.Resilience in Soil Microbial Communities Along Environmental Gradients in Tropical Rain ForestsSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Hazen-Swann, Nancy LynnPredictors of Adolescent Self-esteem, Depression, and Delinquency: The Role of Early Parent-child Attachment and Current Peer RelationshipsDepartment of Human Development and Family SciencesCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Jin, Su-HyunRelationship between Speech Perception and Production of Native and Non-native Listeners of EnglishDepartment of Communication Sciences and DisordersMoody College of Communication
2009-10Jones, Barbara LynneUnderstanding the Health Promotion Needs of Latino Adolescent Cancer SurvivorsSchool of Social workSchool of Social work
2009-10Lara, Fernando LuizFavela Buildings: Understanding the Construction Process of a Significant Hidden Portion of the World's Built EnvironmentSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Lee, Ming-ChunThe Community-technology Convergence Framework for Community ActionSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Lee, Wei-NaUnderstanding Consumer Ethnocentrism in Times of Economic CrisisDepartment of AdvertisingMoody College of Communication
2009-10Little, Amanda LeaParent Implemented Functional Assessment and Behavior Intervention across Problematic Family RoutinesDepartment of Special EducationCollege of Education
2009-10Liu, BeiliTro International Solo Exhibitions - Berlin, Germany, and Brusand, Norway, Summer 2010Department of Art and Art History College of Fine Arts
2009-10Lloyd, Alan M.A Whole Genome Scan for Targets of An Arabidopsis Developmental RegulatorSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Matz, Mikhail V.Population Genomics of Coral Adaptation to Climate ChangeSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Maynard, Jennifer AnneEngineering Cellular Immunity through Manipulation of T Cell Receptor-peptice-MHC InteractionsDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2009-10Min, Dong-HaIs Marine Plankton Responsible in Removing Dissolved Carbon Tetrachloride in the OceanDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Mueller, Elizabeth J.Mapping the Relocation of Low-income Households: A Social and Ecological AssessmentSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Pasch, Keryn ElizabethUnderstanding How Youth Perceive and Process Food and Beverage AdvertisingDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2009-10Raab-Graham, KimberlyPosttranscriptional Regulation, A Novel Mechanism for Ion Channel Regulation and Dentritic ExcitabilityCenter for Learning and MemoryCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Reddick, Richard JasonA Hole in Austin's Soul: African American Faculty Perceptions of the Austin CommunityDepartment of Educational AdministrationCollege of Education
2009-10Rossen, Rebecca LeighDancing Jewish: Jewish Identity in American Modern and Postmodern DanceDepartment of Theatre and DanceCollege of Fine Arts
2009-10Russell, RickChaperone-mediated Folding of a Group I Intron RNA Monitored by Small Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS)Department of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Ryan, Michael JosephRapid Evolutionary Responses to an Emerging Infectious PathogenSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Siddiqui, Igor P.Spatial Tessellations: Interior Design, Digital Fabrication, and Geometric PatternsSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2009-10Siegel, Dionicio RhodesSynthesis and Biological Optimization of the Natural Product Cyclopamine, A Promising Anticancer AgentDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Vokes, Steven AlexanderIdentification of Long-range Limb Enhancers Driving Limb DevelopmentSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2009-10Xu, BugaoA Dual-Camera System for Pavement Complementary ImagingSchool of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Antokoletz, ElliottPolish translation "Twentieth-Century MusicButler School of MusicCollege of Fine Arts
2008-09Biow, DouglasResearch on Leonardo Fioravanti's Rare Sixteenth-Century BooksDepartment of French and ItalianCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Biow, ShawnMechanistic Insights Into Apoptosome-Dependent Activation of Caspase-9Division of Pharmacology and ToxicologyCollege of Pharmacy
2008-09Briley, MargaretIncreasing Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains in Preschool Sack LunchesDepartment of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Buchanan, Bruce IIHow Americans Judge PresidentsDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Canning, CharlotteOn the Performance Front: US Theatre and InternationalismDepartment of Theatre and DanceCollege of Fine Arts
2008-09Coleman, RenitaSecond-Level Agenda-Setting in the 2008 Presidential ElectionDepartment of JournalismMoody College of Communication
2008-09Cummings, MollySensory and Signal Divergence in Poison Frogs: Do sensory biases drive color pattern evolution?Section of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Davis, JanetThe Gospel of Kindness: Animal Welfare and the Making of Modern America, 1866-1940Department of American StudiesCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Drott, EricMusic and Politics in France, 1968-1982Butler School of MusicCollege of Fine Arts
2008-09Eastin, MatthewIn-game Advertising: Frequency, Position, and CompetitionDepartment of AdvertisingMoody College of Communication
2008-09Eberhart, JohannCharacterization of Genetic Modifiers Regulating Craniofacial Disease SeveritySection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Gonzales, RuebenEndocannabinoid Involvement in Ethanol Self-AdministrationDivision of Pharmacology and ToxicologyCollege of Pharmacy
2008-09Guridy, FrankFrom Students to Subjects: Afro-Puerto Ricans at Tuskegee I the Age of EmpireDepartment of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Hofmann, Johann A.Genomics of Female Mate Choice: The Molecular Basis of Social Decision Making and Its EvolutionSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Holliday, Bradley J.Design and Synthesis of New Materials for Solid-State Lighting ApplicationsDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Jayaram, MakkuniAnalysis of DNA Rearrangements by Difference TopologySection of Molecular Genetics and MicrobiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Jolly, ChristopherRole of Lipid Metabolism in Immunity to CancerDepartment of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Liu, ChangSpeech Intelligibility of Non-Native and Native Speakers in Quiet and Noisy Listening ConditionsDepartment of Communication Sciences and DisordersMoody College of Communication
2008-09Matysik, TracieWomen on Nietzsche, Gender, and Sexuality: European Women's Intellectual and Activist WritingsDepartment of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Menches, CindyFacilitating the Transfer of Knowledge About Building Damage by Understanding the Cognitive Aspects of Severity JudgmentsDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2008-09Mickenberg, JuliaThe New Woman Tries on Red: Russia in the American Feminist Imagination, 1917-1945Department of American StudiesCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Neuburger, MaryInhaling Modernity: Tobacco Production, Commerce, and Consumption in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century BulgariaDepartment of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Nishiyama, HiroshiHow the Precision of Neuronal Circuitry Emerges? Imaging of Developmental Competition in the IntactSection of NeurobiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09O'Brien, Brain William, Jr.Approaching Irreducible Formations: Case Studies in Systemic Organization within the Context of 1950's Space-TimeSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2008-09O'Halloran, TheresaTesting the Role of Clathrin Associated Proteins during EndocytosisSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Sheng, LiSemantic Representation in BilingualsDepartment of Communication Sciences and DisordersMoody College of Communication
2008-09Shields, DavidCataloging Kelly: Studies on history, form and production from the Rob Roy Kelly American Wood Type CollectionDepartment of Art and Art HistoryCollege of Fine Arts
2008-09Shirazi, FaeghehThe Commodification of Islam: Do Dolls Have to Wear the Hijab (Veil)?Department of Middle Eastern StudiesCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Sirohi, JayantDevelopment of an Electronic Flight Control System for a Micro-HelicopterDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCockrell School of Engineering
2008-09Sisson, JohnGrowing a New System for the Study of Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein and Translational Regulation in the Control of Cellular Morphogenesis in Drosophila EmbryosSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2008-09Stout, PatriciaThe Effects of Corporate Credibility, Endorser Credibility, and Brand Credibility on Consumer Responses to DTC Pharmaceutical AdvertisingDepartment of AdvertisingMoody College of Communication
2008-09Valdez, Fred, Jr.Culture Contact and Culture Change: The Emergence of Maya CivilizationDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2008-09Wagner, WendyStakeholder Influence on EPA Nonsalient RulemakingsSchool of LawSchool of Law
2007-08Aguilar, JemelExploring Texas School Social Workers' Construction of Accountability using Qualitative and Quantitative MethodsSchool of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2007-08Beer, JenniferSocial Influences on Decision-Making: A Gene-Hormone-Brain ApproachDepartment of PsychologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Brown, JonathanCuba, the United States, and the Secret War for Latin America, 1959-1967Department of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Brownlee, JasonThe Political Economy of Hereditary Succession in EgyptDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Cawthon, StephanieDevelopment of a Validity Evaluation Tool for the use of Acommodations on State-wide Standardized Assessments for Students with Disabilities in Elementary and Secondary EducationDepartment of Educational PsychologyCollege of Education
2007-08Clarke, Sally H.The Environment and Corporate Responsibility: Law, Science, and Economics at Environmental DefenseDepartment of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Dangel, UlrichBaukunst: Contemporary Architecture in Vorarlberg, AustriaSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2007-08DeLozanne, AlexKelvin Force Microscopy of Multiferroic MaterialsDepartment of PhysicsCollege of Natural Sciences
2007-08Dingwell, JonathanPredicting the Risk of Tripping from Measures Obtained during Unperturbed WalkingDepartment of Kinesiology and Health EducationCollege of Education
2007-08Dudley, JaquelinEnhanced Innate Immunity to Viral and Bacterial PathogensSection of Molecular Genetics and MicrobiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2007-08Ekland-Olson, SheldonJustifying the Violation of Universal Moral ImperativesDepartment of SociologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Francisco-Revilla, LuisInterpreting Visual Layouts of Web PagesSchool of InformationSchool of Information
2007-08Frey, WolfgangThe Role of Fibronectin and Force in the Maturation of Size-restricted Cell AdhesionsDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2007-08Gamkhar, ShamaEnforcement of Pollution Control Laws and Compliance by the U.S. Refinery SectorLBJ School of Public AffairsLBJ School of Public Affairs
2007-08Garcia, AlexandraHome-based Diabetes Symptom Self-management for Mexican AmericansSchool of NursingSchool of Nursing
2007-08Gavrilis, GeorgeCourts, Conflict, and Democracy: Judiciaries and Anti-Terror Laws in TurkeyDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Green, Laurie BethUrban Health Conflicts: Struggles over Race, Rights, and Public Health in the Urban SouthDepartment of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
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2007-08Hartigan, JohnA Comparative Study of Race-based Genomic ResearchDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
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2007-08Kirisits, MaryThe Bacterial and Fungal Communities of Ear InfectionsDepartment of Civil, Architectural and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
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2007-08Krezmien, MichaelReading Instruction for Struggling Incarcerated Adolescent ReadersDepartment of Special EducationCollege of Education
2007-08Lewis, RebeccaThe Collective Action Problem in Chimpanzees: A Model for the Evolution of Human CooperationDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Li, HuaiyinVillage China under Socialism and Reform: A Micro History, 1950-2005Department of HistoryCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Li, XiaoqinDevelopment of a Novel Spectroscopy Tool for Studies of Electronic Coupling in SemiconductorsDepartment of PhysicsCollege of Natural Sciences
2007-08Love, BradDirect-to-Consumer Advertisements, Educational Content, and Literacy: A Prescription for Improved Health OutcomesDepartment of AdvertisingCollege of Communication
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2007-08Nardini, LuisaMusic from the South: Edition and Study of the Non-standard Mass Proper Items of Beneventan ManuscriptsSchool of MusicCollege of Fine Arts
2007-08Pierre, JemimaAfrican Immigrants in the U.S.: The Making of Contemporary DiasporasDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2007-08Rountree, MicheleA Trend Analysis: HIV Testing Rates and Testing Locations among Whites, African-Americans, Hispanics, Data from the Behavioral Risk Surveillance System 2000-2006School of Social WorkSchool of Social Work
2007-08Roy, KrishnenduMicrofabrication of Complex, Spatially Patterned Tissue-engineering ScaffoldsDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2007-08Sowell, JasoncounterMEASURESSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
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2007-08Stephens, KeriCombinatorial Information and Communication Technology Use at WorkDepartment of Communication StudiesCollege of Communication
2007-08Sung, YongjunHel-mart.com: Antecedents and Motivations of Consumer Participation in Online Anti-brand CommunitiesDepartment of AdvertisingCollege of Communication
2007-08Wheat, DanPiezoelectric Response Near Growth Defects in WoodDepartment of Civil, Architectural and Environmental EngineeringCockrell School of Engineering
2007-08Williams, JeromeRacial Profiling of Small Entrepreneurial Business Bank CustomerDepartment of AdvertisingCollege of Communication
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2006-07Ballard, Dawna I.Temporality Over Time: A Longitudinal Test of the Entrainment PerspectiveDepartment of Communication StudiesCollege of Communication
2006-07Bolnick, Daniel I.Using Ancient DNA to Directly Document the Speed of AdaptationSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Ciolino, Henry P.Inhibition of Renal Cancer Cell Growth by Dietary IsothiocyanatesDepartment of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Costa-Giomi, EugeniaInfants' Categorization of MelodySchool of MusicCollege of Fine Arts
2006-07Cowley, Alan H.A New Breed of Lanthanide Reagents and CatalystsDepartment of Chemistry and BiochemistryCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Cummings, MollyIs Sexual Selection Driving Color Pattern Diversification among Poison Frogs?Section of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Davis, Diana K.Scorched Earth: The Problematic Environmental History that Defines the Middle EastDepartment of Geography and the EnvironmentCollege of Liberal Arts
2006-07DeLozanne, ArturoPurification and Molecular Analysis of Contractile Vacuoles from DictyosteliumSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Demkowicz, LeszekFully Automatic hp-Adaptive Finite Elements for Coupled Elasticity/AcousticsDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCollege of Engineering
2006-07Gilbert, Lawrence E.Evolution and Genetics of Mimicry in Tiger Swallowtail ButterfliesSection of Integrative BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Goldstein, David B.The Use of Arbitrary Post-Collision Velocities in a Discrete Velocity Scheme for the Boltzmann Equation to Solve Micro-scale Flow ProblemsDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCollege of Engineering
2006-07Gross, Jeffrey M.Microarray Analysis of Zebrafish Eye DevelopmentSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Hasbrouck, Hope H.Defining a Modern Context for an Ancient Cultural LandscapeSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2006-07Huk, Alexander C.Neural Mechanisms of Memory during Decision Making: Simultaneous Neurophysiological Recordings and Behavioral TestingSection of NeurobiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Huq, EnamulRegulation of Gene Expression by the HLH Family of Transcription Factors in ArabidopsisSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Hwang, Gyeong S.Rational Design of Oxide Supported Bimetallic NanocatalystsDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCollege of Engineering
2006-07Kappelman, JohnKernet: Excavation of a Middle Pleistocene Acheulean Archaeological Site on Ethiopia's Northwestern PlateauDepartment of AnthropologyCollege of Liberal Arts
2006-07Khan, Izhar A.G Protein-coupled Receptor 54 and its Interactions with Three Gonadatropin-releasing Hormones in FishDepartment of Marine ScienceCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Kinney, Kerry A.Biodiesel Production from Microalgae on the Texas Gulf CoastDepartment of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental EngineeringCollege of Engineering
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2006-07Kovar, DesiderioMicroscale Cellular Materials with Non-uniform StructuresDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering
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2006-07Loving, Timothy J.Understanding the Stress of Passionate Love: Causes, Consequences, and CopingDepartment of Human EcologyCollege of Natural Sciences
2006-07Mackert, Michael S.Evaluating Websites for Low Literate and Low Health Literate PopulationsDepartment of AdvertisingCollege of Communication
2006-07McConnaughy, CorrineResearch on the Effects of Gendered Identity Cues in Political CommunicationDepartment of GovernmentCollege of Liberal Arts
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2006-07Milovanovic-Bertram, SmiljaRoman Spaces: Conversations on the Eternal City and Contemporary ArchitectureSchool of ArchitectureSchool of Architecture
2006-07Peppas, Nicholas A.Novel Nanodevices for Biomolecular SensingDepartment of Chemical EngineeringCollege of Engineering
2006-07Roux, Stanley J.Labeling Approach to Identify Novel Receptor Regulating Plant Cell GrowthSection of Molecular Cell and Developmental BiologyCollege of Natural Sciences
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2006-07Varghese, Philip L.Surface Processing of Biopolymer Microparticles by Atmospheric Pressure Glow DischargesDepartment of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering MechanicsCollege of Engineering
2006-07Ward, Peter M.The Rehabilitation of Consolidated Irregular Settlements in Latin American Cities: Towards a "Third Generation" of Public Policy AnalysisLBJ School of Public AffairsLBJ School of Public Affairs
2006-07Wheat, Harovel G.Electrochemical and Acoustic Emission Activity for Steel in Salt-Contaminated ConcreteDepartment of Mechanical EngineeringCollege of Engineering
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