Limited Submission Programs - Lockheed Martin 2010 University Research Initiative

Summary of Opportunity
Lockheed Martin 2010 University Research Initiative
OSP Deadline 4/5/10
Funding Agency Deadline 4/09/10
Funding or Award Criteria

The University of Texas at Austin has been invited to submit abstracts for the Lockheed Martin University Initiatives program.  The program "...has the goal of establishing research activities which: 1) focus on technologies enabling strategic growth; 2) provide principal support for a faculty lead investigator and research team; and 3) aim at results in about two years useful for further product development."

Technology Threads
[PDF] are:

  • Advanced Active & Passive Sensing
  • Advanced and Complex Software
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Biometrics
  • Chemical-Biological Defense & Response
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Directed Energy
  • Distributed Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) & Attack
  • Energy & Climate Change
  • Human Terrain
  • Information Assurance & Information Operations
  • Nanotechnology
  • Predictive & Responsive Logistics
  • Signatures & Phenomenology
  • Systems Biology & Bioinformatics
Applicable Field(s)  
Number of Nominees Allowed THREE Abstracts
Required Internal Review Documents

Associate Deans or Designates must submit the following materials electronically to no later than 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2010 (NOTE: submissions directly from PIs will not be accepted):   

  1. Dean's or ORU Director's (or designates) Letter of Nomination with rankings and justification.  
  2. Completed Project Abstract Template [Word] including a statement of less than 750 words (text only) stating relevance of project to Lockheed Martin Strategic Technology Threads  [Please note that the abstract itself must state that it contains no confidential or proprietary information.  Please do not include links to other materials.] 

Each department/college may submit up to 2 internal applications. 

Nominee(s) Selected to Advance Drs. Joydeep Ghosh, Dan Jaffe, and Bradley Love
Posting Date 03/22/2010