News from the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs: March 2019

3/11/2019

Applications for the Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences Program are due this Friday, March 15. Learn more about the program, additional campus grant opportunities and the $575K in recent external funding.

Reminder: Call for Proposals - Campus Grants

Applications for the ­­­­­ Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) Program are available.  Simply enter the InfoReady site by selecting the applicable program below, review the guidelines and submit your complete proposal by 11:59 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019.

Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE)- SURE Awards will provide students participants with a stipend of $3,500 each while they work with a UM-Dearborn faculty member on research or scholarly projects not counting towards academic credit.

Proposals for the following programs are accepted throughout the fiscal year. Availability of funds is limited; applications will be accepted until all funds are awarded.
 

Grants for Faculty:

Faculty Proposal Development Travel - provides up to $750 in support to faculty for domestic travel, hotel, and per diem to discuss a proposal or concept with a sponsor's program officer.

Faculty Research Publication and Dissemination - provides up to $300 per year for peer-reviewed scholarly publication costs. 

Faculty Research Copy Editing Support - provides up to $200 per year for copy editing peer-reviewed scholarly publications, limited to editing required by publisher. Applicant must secure a match of $1 for every $2 of ORSP-Dearborn requested funds. 

Grants for Students:
Graduate Student Independent Research - provides up to $2,500 for independent research projects conducted by UM-Dearborn graduate students as a part of a course for credit and supervised by a faculty member. 

Undergraduate Student Independent Research - provides up to $500 for independent research projects conducted by UM-Dearborn undergraduate students as a part of a course for credit and supervised by a faculty member.

Student Conference Presentation - provides up to $300 for travel-related expenses and/or $40 for presentation materials per student toward costs of traveling to regional and national professional meetings to present papers based on research conducted at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

New to the Campus Grants Application System?

If this is your first time using our web-based application system, you must create a new user profile in order to apply.  Here’s how to log in and set up your profile. You may also find this step-by-step guide for proposal submission helpful in navigating the application process.

 

External Grants Received

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs would like to congratulate the following faculty members on receiving external funding for their research.

Armen Zakarian, PhD, Industrial Systems Engineering, was recently awarded a $63,075 contract from Ford Motor Company to improve the simulation data collection tool and data collections methods, and work with engineers to develop simulation models for powertrain manufacturing lines.  

Sridhar Lakshmanan, PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, was recently awarded a $512,679 contract from The American Center for Mobility to develop better testing and data collecting for multi-vehicle platooning and validate simulation models.

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