Department of Homeland Security/National Center for Border Security and Immigration. Scheduling Border Security Operations in Uncertain Adversarial Domains. $186, 197. Collaborative proposal with The University of Southern California. Co-PI with Drs. M. Tambe, F. Ordonez, and H. Taboada. Jul/10-Jun/11 (pending).
Texas Department of Transportation. Developing a Mixture Based Specification for Flexible Base. Co-PI, with Dr. S. Nazarian. $260,000. Aug/11-Aug/13 (pending).
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) / Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI). Building Expertise on Energy Sustainability (BEES) - An Integrative Model to Increase Research and Education in Renewable Energy Systems. $297,160. PI, with Drs. H. Taboada & V. Gonzalez. Aug/10-Jul/13 (pending).
Raytheon - Modeling and Analysis of Energy Storage Systems. PI, $50,000. Jan/10-Jun/10. (pending).
USDA/HSI (Hispanic Serving Institutions) - An initiative to increase research and education in sustainability engineering. Co-PI with Drs. H. Taboada, C. Gomez and N. Vargas, $296,000. Aug/09-Jul/12. (current).
NSF/UT Austin. "UTeach Engineering". Co-PI with Drs. P. Golding and H. Taboada. $100,000. July, 15 2009 - Sept. 30 2011 (current).
National Science Foundation/University of Texas at Austin. UTeach Engineering Laboratory. Co-PI, with Drs. Heidi A. Taboada, Peter Golding, $50, 000. July/09 – Feb/10. (current).
EPRO-NASA-ORION/ Hamilton Sundstrand - Level of repair analysis (LORA) modeling for Orion subsystems. Co-PI with Drs. R. Pineda and H. Taboada. $166, 000 proposed. March/09-Aug/09 (funded, completed).
Texas Department of Transportation. Flexible Base Acceptance Testing. $289, 000 proposed. Co-PI with Dr. S. Nazarian. Sep/10-Aug/11 (not funded).
Department of Education-MSEIP program. Catalyzing and Supporting Minority Talent Development: An Structured Mentoring Model to Inspire Young Engineering Minds. $509, 359 proposed. Co-PI with Drs. H. Taboada, C. Gomez. Sep/09-Aug/12 (not funded).
NIH Challenge Grants. Maximizing opportunities and research experiences (MORE) for undergraduates in biomedical engineering optimization. $421, 749 proposed. Co-PI with Drs. H. Taboada, C. Gomez. Oct/09-Aug/11 (not funded).
NSF: Critical modeling of existing and emerging infrastructure projects through the development of resiliency-improvement models considering reliability, vulnerability, and risk reduction. Collaborative proposal with Stevens Institute of Technology. Co-PI with Drs. J. Ramirez-Marquez, J. Farr, and H. Taboada. (not funded)
NSF CAREER: Prioritizing Component Replacements in an Aging Electricity Transmission and Distribution Infrastructure. UTEP-PI, $454, 134. Jan 09 - Dec 13. (not funded)
USDA/HIS (Hispanic Serving Institutions) - An initiative to increase research, participation, and education of underrepresented groups in sustainable biomaterials manufacturing engineering for crafting Eco-inspired future generations. UTEP-Co-PI, $256,000. Sep 08 - Aug 11. (not funded)
PBL modeling and simulation capability/gap evaluation. Prepared for Lockheed Martin Corporation (with Heidi A. Taboada and Rafael Gutierrez). UTEP-PI, $243 000 proposed. Oct 2007-Mar 2008. (not funded)
NSF EFRI/RESIN. Holistic Modeling Techniques for Resiliency and Sustainability in the National Infrastructures. (Collaborative pre-proposal with Stevens Institute of Technology). UTEP-Co-PI, $649,005 proposed. Sept 2008-Aug 2012. (pre-proposal accepted, not invited)
UTEP URI. Development of a new replacement analysis method for aging electricity transmission and distribution systems. $5000. Dec 2007-Aug 2008 (funded, completed).