SiDi Grants

Extramural Research Grants

  1. Collaborative Research: A Hierarchical Multidimensional Network-based Approach for Multi-Competitor Product Design”, National Science Foundation, 06/2020 – 05/2023. Total: $638,905. UA: $154,367. Role: PI of UA.
  2. Educating Generative Designers in Engineering, National Science Foundation, 10/2019 – 09/2023. Total: $2,180,230. Role: PI.
  3. SmartCAD: Guiding Engineering Design with Science Simulations” (continuation), National Science Foundation, subcontracted from The Concord Consortium, 10/2019 – 09/2020. Subcontract Total: $108,629. Role: PI of UA.
  4. SBIR Phase I: Swarm 3D Printing and Assembly for Autonomous Manufacturing, National Science Foundation, subcontracted from AMBOTs Inc., 07/2019 – 06/2020. Total: $225,000. Subcontract Total: $74,925. Role: Co-PI of UA.
  5. SmartCAD: Guiding Engineering Design with Science Simulations, National Science Foundation, subcontracted from The Concord Consortium, 04/2019 – 09/2019. Subcontract Total: $94,534. Role: PI of UA.
  6. EAGER: A Fine-Grained Data-Driven Approach to Studying Sequential Decision-Making in Engineering Systems Design, National Science Foundation, 09/2018 – 08/2020. Total: $225,000. Role: PI.

Internal Research Grants

  1. A Swarm Printing and Assembly Platform, The Chancellor’s Commercialization Fund, Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation, University of Arkansas Office of Economic Development, 06/2019 – 06/2020. Total: $49,670. Role: Co-PI.
  2. Customer Choice Modeling for Electric Vehicle Design: A Comparative Study”, The Office of Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, University of Arkansas. Total: $12,000. Role: PI.
  3. 12th Annual FEP Honors Research Experience”, First-Year Engineering Program, University of Arkansas. 08/2019 – 04/2020. Total: $1,000. Role: Faculty mentor.
  4. Design of Artificial Swarms Using Network Motifs: A Simulation Study”, Honors College Research Grant, 01/2019 – 05/2019. Total: $2,250. Role: PI.
  5. 11th Annual FEP Honors Research Experience”, First-Year Engineering Program, University of Arkansas. 08/2018 – 04/2019. Total: $1,000. Role: Faculty mentor.
  6. Enabling Large-Scale Network Analysis in Complex Systems Design”, Engineering Research and Innovation Seed Funding Program (ERISF), College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, 07/2018 – 06/2019. Total: $24,801. Role: Co-PI.
  7. Mining and Modeling Engineering Design Thinking Using Big Data Analytics”, Engineering Research and Innovation Seed Funding Program (ERISF), College of Engineering, University of Arkansas, 06/2017 – 07/2018. Total: $24,948. Role: PI.
  8. A Data-Driven Game-Theoretic Approach to Modeling Multi-Competitor Decision Making in Engineering Design, Provost’s Collaborative Research Grant, University of Arkansas, 11/2017 – 07/2018. Total: $2,000. Role: PI.

Teaching and Events

  1. ASME Annual Hackathon, Technical Events & Content Sector, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, 07/2019 – 06/2020. Total: $27,650. Systems Engineering, Information and Knowledge Management (SEIKM) Technical Committee. Role: Team Leader.
  2. Adopting Open Educational Resources in MEEG 4104 – Machine Element Design”, Open Education Resources (OER) Grant, the University of Arkansas Libraries and the Global Campus, 05/2017 – 12/2017. Total: $3,000. Role: Team Leader. PI.