Mehdi Shadaram has been either PI or Co-PI on numerous grants and contracts, totaling more than $10 million in the past 20 years. NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, Department of Defense, US Department of Education, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, UT System, Texas Instruments and Lucent Technologies have funded his research projects. His main area of research activity is in the broadband analog and digital fiber optic communication systems and photonic devices. In addition, he has extensive experience in Engineering Education Research.
Areas of Research Interests
- Optical fiber communications
- Broadband communications
- Photonic generation of millimeter waves
- Photoacoustic imaging
- Fiber optic sensing
- Engineering Education
|“A Comprehensive Strategy Based on Established Best-Practices for Increasing Female Minority Participation and Success in Engineering”
US Department of Education, PI: M. Shadaram, Center for Excellence in Engineering Education, $557,00, 10/1/2009 – 09/30/2013.
|“Lift Off: Curriculum Improvement for Enhancing Minority Engineering Education”
National Aeronautic and Space Administration, CIPAIR Program, Co-PI: M. Shadaram (PI: Sharif), Center for Excellence in Engineering Education, $409,000, 01/01/1010 – 06/30/2013.
|Integrating High Performance Computing in Research and Education for Simulation, Visualization and Real-Time Prediction,
National Science Foundation, CREST, Co-PI: M. Shadaram (PI: Y. Feng), Simulation, Visualization and Real Time Prediction Center (SiViRT), $5,000,000, 10/0 1/2009 – 09/30/2014
|“A National Model for Engineering Mathematics Education”
Sub-agreement with the Wright State University, under NSF Prime Agreement DUE-0817332,
PI: M. Shadaram, Center for Excellence in Engineering Education, $100,000, 08/01/2008 – 08/31/2012.
|“Engineering Summer Residential Camp for Texas High School Students”
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, THECB Award Number: 16715, PI” M. Shadaram, $13,000, 06/01/2016 – 12/30/2016
|“A Structured HS to Engineering Undergraduate Pipeline for Hispanic Females”
US Department of Education, PI: M. Shadaram, $195,000, 10/01/2006 – 09/30/2009
|“Distribution of RF Signals via WDM Networks”
Office of Naval Research, PI: M. Shadaram, $590,000, 03/01/2003 – 06/31/2007