UT showed an upward trend in federal award amounts with the US Department of Energy, US Department of Defense, and National Science Foundation showing continued stability through the first three quarters of fiscal year 2019 (Q1-Q3 FY19).
The university received the highest ever award amount from the DOE in Q1-Q3 FY19 as compared to the first three quarters of previous years. During this time, 68% of our award amount came from federal agencies and DOE contributed 51% or $38.8 million.
The DOD award amount is up more than $8 million, and increased 35% compared to the five-year average award amount. Expenditures for DOD increased by $1.2 million, and up 24% compared to the five-year average.
All colleges along with UTSI are staying stable in the research expenditures spent through the first three quarters.
The College of Communication and Information Sciences (CCI), College of Social Work (SW), and College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences continued to see growth in total amount requested, award amount, and expenditures. The total amount requested by CCI is up 113%, and the award amount for SW is up $2.6 million, or 93%, from their five-year averages. CCI has the highest total requested amount for their college in the last 10 years.