Seed Grants

The SystemX Alliance reserves a portion of all member company contributions for Seed grants.  These grants promote research and student engagement that align with the center’s emphasis on “System Thinking” and “Interdisciplinary Cooperation”.

2017 - 2018
Award

Understanding the potential of wide-bandgap semiconductors

Professors Juan Rivas (EE), Jim Plummer (EE), and Debbie Senesky (Aero/Astro)

2017 - 2018
Award

A smart system for home-based food allergy screening

Professors Sindy Tang (ME)
& Kari Nadeau (Pediatric Food Allergy, Immunology and Asthma & Pediatrics)

2016 - 2017
Award

Secure and Efficient Distributed Learning

Professors Ada Poon (EE), Bob Hu (EE) & Simon Wong (EE)

2016 - 2017
Award

Heterogeneous mm-Wave/Photonics for Efficient Detection and Emerging Quantum Technologies

Professors Amin Arbabian (EE) & Amir Safavi-Naeini (Applied Physics)

2015 - 2016
Award

Computation (pre Focus Area) Exploration

Professors Subhasish Mitra (CS)
& Chris Ré (CS)