A team of researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, including McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering professor Jennifer Maynard, have been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, a program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to pursue research aimed at improving … Read the rest »
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Gates Foundation Grant Jump-Starts Innovative Malaria Research at UT Austin
Georgiou and Team Receive $6.5 million for Vaccine Research
Professor George Georgiou is leading a team of researchers that recently received a $6.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to accelerate the evaluation and development of new vaccines for emerging health threats.
Georgiou’s collaborators include the College of Natural Sciences’ Edward Marcotte, professor of chemistry … Read the rest »
Chelikowsky to Lead $6.2 Million Energy Materials Project
Professor James Chelikowsky and his research team have received a $6.2 million grant over a five-year period to develop computer software to design and discover materials for low-cost energy applications. Potential uses include economical battery materials to capture solar energy and materials that convert water to hydrogen using sunlight.
“The software we develop will help … Read the rest »