The UT Research Foundation announced its 2017 winners for maturation funding on Thursday, with faculty from three Tickle College of Engineering departments among the winners.
Daniel Costinett, of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Anming Hu, of the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering; and Baoshan Huang, of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, each won backing.
Costinett, an assistant professor, was recognized for his project dealing with wireless charging technology for electronics.
Hu, also an assistant professor, was honored for his work in developing novel materials through 3-D printing applications.
Huang, an associate professor, was chosen for a project he is conducting with UT Institute of Agriculture Professor Xiaofei Ye on utilizing waste produced during biofuel production.
Along with five other winning teams, their research projects will each receive $15,000 in backing from UTRF to further explore their ideas.
A full release on the awards can be seen here.