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Internal Research Grants Awarded at UT Tyler
Four faculty members at The University of Texas at Tyler were awarded internal research grants for the 2007-08 academic year, Dr. Arlene Horne, UT Tyler associate vice president for research, announced.
- Dr. Narayanan Subramanian, assistant professor of computer science, received $7,560 to study interface standardization of service-orientated architectures for the home.
- Dr. John Cutcliffe, David G. Braithwaite professor of nursing, received $6,600 to investigate how care-givers can instill hope in persons living with HIV/AIDS.
- Dr. Kevin Shanahan, associate professor of marketing, received $5,325 to explore the Cuban marketing strategy in America.
- Dr. Wei Fan, assistant professor of environmental engineering, received $4,740 to study the impacts of toll roads on traffic, land use and welfare.
These research awards are intended to provide faculty members with the necessary funds to complete preliminary research needed for external funding competition.
One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 70 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,000 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.