Selected Grant Awards

  1. “I-Corps Team: Ultra-High Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC)." Principal Investigator. $50,000. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Award period: 10/15/2015 to 3/31/2017.

  2. “Establishing Manufacturing and Large-Scale Casting Process and Structural Design Criteria for Ultra-High Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHP-FRC)." Principal Investigator. $267,174. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Award period: 7/14/2014 to 6/30/2017.

  3. “I/UCRC Phase I (Site Addition): Expansion of CICI to Add a New Site at UTA on Sustainable Utilization of Composites in Infrastructure Systems." Co-Principal Investigator (PI: Anand Puppala) $325,000. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Award period: 4/1/2015 to 3/31/2020.

  4. “Develop a Cost Efficient and Effective Method for Cast-In-Place Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC).” (First Phase). Co-Principal Investigator. PI: Bailey Tool & Mfg. Co. $120,000. Sponsored by The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Department of Defense. 7/1/2012 to 3/30/2013.

  5. "Strength of Horizontal Shear Reinforcement with Limited Development.” Principal Investigator. $413,142. Sponsored by Texas Department of Transportation. Award period: 9/1/2011 to 8/31/2014.

  6. “Quantification of Seismic Performance Factors for Steel Staggered Truss and Eccentrically Braced Framing Systems.” Principal Investigator. $132,000 ($12,000 UTA cost-share). Sponsored by American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC). Award period: 2011 to 2015.

  7. “NEESR-CR: Full-Scale RC and HPFRC Frame Subassemblages Subjected to Collapse-Consistent Loading Protocols for Enhanced Collapse Simulation and Internal Damage Characterization.” Principal Investigator. Co-PIs: Curt Haselton, John Popovics, and Arturo Schultz. $1,110,262. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Award period: 11/1/2010 to 11/3/2015. UTA NEES website

  8. “NEESR-CR: Steel Truss Systems with Enhanced Seismic Safety and Performance.” Principal Investigator. $623,543. Sponsored by National Science Foundation. Award period: 10/1/2009 to 9/30/2015.  UTA NEES website