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Engineering Research Office

Greetings,

Welcome to the Tickle College of Engineering Research Office (ERO) home page. Our mission is to provide faculty with development and support services to facilitate faculty research proposal success. In this context, the ERO staff assists with finding strategic funding opportunities, crafting persuasive proposal narratives, creating budgets and budget justifications, navigating internal and external submission processes navigating internal and external submission processes, assisting with multi-investigator proposals, particularly those involving external partnering organizations, and serving as a liaison with the Division of Research Administration (DRA) in the UT Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED). Developing, creating, and submitting a research proposal is a substantive and involved effort. Our goal is to enable faculty to focus on the intellectual content so that the best possible proposal can be put forward. For the TCE faculty members visiting this page, I encourage you to engage our staff early and often. We look forward to working with you.

For our other visitors to this website, please check out the links concerning

  • Research highlights to learn about innovative and impactful research that our faculty, students, and staff are pursuing
  • College Research Centers to learn about our state-, industry-, and agency-funded centers and the support and leadership they provide to strengthening research success and engagement in the College and beyond
  • Safety Culture where with the help of our Laboratory Safety Advocates we work to strengthen research safety culture to achieve positive safety outcomes, prepare our students for the expectations of their professional workplaces, and work to lead overall improvement in safety culture at UT
  • Plus several other links of note in the menu on the left

Thank you for visiting this webpage. I hope that it has provided you with the needed assistance and/or perspective.

Kind regards,

Bill Dunne
Associate Dean
Research and Facilities

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