Sponsors

Here is a list of external sponsors of our laboratory. Their funding is much appreciated.

  • NASA
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
    • CAREER: A Career Plan for Research and Education in Smart Materials and Structures (Award No. 0093737 and No. 0305027), as PI.
    • Collaborative Research: Development of Multifunctional Nanocomposites with Engineered Carbon Nanopaper (Award No. 0620897), as PI at UH.
    • Collaborative Research: Hysteresis Compensation Using Linear Parameter Varying Control Methods (Award No. 0602508), as Co-PI at UH.
    • Develop a Smart Flexible Beam Experiment Using Piezoceramic Sensors and Actuators (Award No. 0442991), as PI.
    • Develop an Innovative Interactive Smart Material Exhibit for Children's Museum of Houston (Award No. 0617664), as PI.
    • Development of a Smart Vibration Platform Experiment (Award No. 0341143), as PI.
    • NeTS-NECO: A Framework for Cooperative Active Sensing in Wireless Structure Health Monitoring (Award No. 0832089), as Co-PI
    • NEESR Payload: Damage Detection of Reinforced Concrete Columns Subjected to Combined Actions (Award No. 0724190), as Co-PI
    • Collaborative Research: Phase II Development of an Innovative Multi-functional Smart Vibration Platform (Award No. 0717860), as PI
    • REU Site - Undergraduate Research Experience in Civil Infrastructure Engineering (Award No. 0649163), as senior person
    • REU Site - Sensor Networks and Security Infrastructure (Award No. 755516), as senior person
  • Ohio Space Grant Consortium (OSGC)
  • Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC)
  • Ohio Board of Regents (OBR)
  • Ohio Aerospace Institute (OAI)
  • Ohio Department of Transportation via University of Akron
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
  • Micron Optics Inc.
    • Micron Optics Inc. through donation of a Fiber-Bragg Grating Interrogation System
  • OptiSolar Inc.