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Awards: Listing of Funded Projects

Every year, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for research, development, evaluation, testing and training and technical assistance projects across the spectrum of criminal justice.
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As part of accomplishing its mission, NIJ awards grants and cooperative agreements for various research, development, and evaluation projects;  and fellowship programs.

You may browse the table below and use filter options to view awards by award status, State, fiscal year, awardee name, city or perform a keyword search.

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State: TX

Number of Awards: 327
Total Amount Awarded: $186,265,430

Funded Awards
FY Sort ascending Title Original Solicitation Recipient State Award Number Amount Status
2020 An examination of musculoskeletal markers in modern populations for forensic analysis and identification purposes Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0042 $150,000 Open
2020 Body mass estimation using bone micro- and macro-structure: a practical approach using CT imaging and computer analysis Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0048 $683,542
2020 Efficient and Effective SNP System for Analysis of Highly Degraded DNA Samples Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0005 $444,723
2020 Finding the Missing and Unidentified: The Application of Predictive Modeling, Ground-Penetrating Radar, and Small Unmanned Aircraft-Mounted Infrared Imagery for the Detection of Unmarked Graves Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0043 $150,000 Open
2020 Genetic disease to improve human identification from the skin microbiome Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2020-R2-CX-0046 $81,058 Open
2020 Gun Wars and Community Terrorization: Investigating Longitudinal Gang Violence in New Jersey from a Networked Perspective Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation of Firearms Violence, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS A&M INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TX 2020-75-CX-0009 $435,020 Open
2020 Interpretation of Y chromosome STRs for missing persons cases Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2020 UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT FORT WORTH TX 2020-DQ-BX-0018 $198,362
2020 Life course and intergenerational effects of criminal justice involvement: Identifying risks, the search for resilience, and the impact of rise in opioid misuse and the Covid-19 pandemic Longitudinal Research on Delinquency and Crime, Fiscal Year 2020 The University of Texas at San Antonio TX 2020-MU-MU-0017 $1,881,736 Open
2020 Neurofeedback-Enhanced Trauma Treatment for Adolescents in Residential Treatment Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 University of Houston TX 2020-R2-CX-0045 $98,575 Open
2020 Skeletal Blast Trauma: determining the effect of known and experimental blast events on trauma patterns, fracture behavior, and blast scene recovery approaches Graduate Research Fellowship, Fiscal Year 2020 TEXAS STATE UNIVERSITY TX 2020-R2-CX-0041 $150,000 Open
2020 Violence against Teachers in the 50 Largest U.S. School Districts: Predictors, Consequences, and School Responses Research and Evaluation on School Safety, Fiscal Year 2020 The University of Texas at San Antonio TX 2020-CK-BX-0004 $579,041 Open
2019 A DNA Barcoding Strategy for Blow and Flesh Flies Encountered During Medicolegal Casework Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Harris County TX 2019-DU-BX-0022 $20,685 Open
2019 A Multifactorial Approach to Estimating Geographic Origin of Hispanics Using Cranial and Dental Data Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Texas State University TX 2019-R2-CX-0050 $150,000 Open
2019 Crime and Victimization on the US-Mexico Border: A Comparison of Legal Residents, Illegal Residents and Native-Born Citizens Research on Immigration and Crime, FY 2019 The University of Texas at El Paso TX 2019-R2-CX-0054 $521,702 Open
2019 Dense DNA Data for Enhanced Missing Persons Identification Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2019-DU-BX-0046 $743,927 Open
2019 Detecting and Processing Clandestine Human Remains with Unmanned Aerial Systems and Multispectral Remote Sensing Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Texas State University TX 2019-DU-BX-0027 $286,468 Open
2019 Detection and Diagnosis of Mobility Impairment via Cortical and Trabecular Bone Properties to Aid in the Identification of Human Remains in a Medicolegal Context Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 Texas State University TX 2019-R2-CX-0052 $150,000 Open
2019 Development of a 2bRAD-seq Paternity Testing Pipeline for Complex and Mixed DNA Samples Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 The University of Texas at Austin TX 2019-R2-CX-0049 $150,000 Open
2019 Human Decomposition: Effect of Indoor Versus Outdoor Decomposition on the Microbiome of Human Cadavers and Implications for Future Forensic Research Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes, FY 2019 Sam Houston State University TX 2019-DU-BX-0025 $808,296 Open
2019 Novel GLC-based Method for Identification of Positional Isomeric Fentanyls Graduate Research Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, FY 2019 University of North Texas TX 2019-R2-CX-0043 $50,000 Open
2018 Assessing an Innovative Response to Intimate Partner Violence Related Strangulation NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence Tarleton State University TX 2018-VA-CX-0005 $329,381 Open
2018 Assessment of Cognitive Performance-based Training to Improve Police Decision-making NIJ FY18 Research and Evaluation on Decision-making The University of Texas at El Paso TX 2018-75-CX-0030 $846,536 Closed
2018 Better algorithms and chemistry for mixture interpretation NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes University of North Texas Health Science Center TX 2018-DU-BX-0177 $694,525 Open
2018 Characterization and Analysis of Lithium-Ion Battery Fire Signatures and Debris NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes The University of Texas at Austin TX 2018-MU-BX-0004 $635,430 Open
2018 Development of CFAST Based Fire Simulation Toolkit for Fire Investigators NIJ FY18 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes Southwest Research Institute TX 2018-R2-CX-0032 $487,386 Open