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2016 -  2015 - 2014 and Earlier


Qiliang Li Receives Funding from N5 Sensors & NASA

Qiliang Li of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $255K from N5 Sensors, Inc. and NASA for his project, “Nanoengineered Hybrid Gas Sensors for Spacesuit Monitoring”.

February 16, 2017


Alex Brodsky Receives Funding from NSF

Alex Brodsky of the Computer Science Department received $30K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Student Support: NIST-ASTM-NSF-ASME Workshop & Competition on Formalizing Manufacturing Processes for Structured Sustainability Assessments; Los Angeles, California; June 4-8, 2017.”

February 16, 2017


Bijan Jabbari is Issued a Patent

Bijan Jabbari of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department was issued the following patent by the US PTO: Label Switched Packet Transfer Device.

January 30, 2017


Dov Gordon Receives Funding from NRL

Dov Gordon of the Computer Science Department received $157K from the Naval Research Laboratory for his project, “Applying Secure Multiparty Computation to the Secure Evaluation of Tor Network Statistics.”

January 30, 2017


Mike Hieb, Jan Allbeck, Andrew Crooks, and Mark Pullen Receive Funding from DARPA

Mike Hieb and Mark Pullen of the C4I & Cyber Center, Jan Allbeck of the Computer Science Department, and Andrew Crooks of the College of Science received $375K from DARPA for their project, “Megacities Command and Control Assessment Capability.”

January 30, 2017


George Tecuci, Mihai Boicu, and Dorin Marcu Receive Funding from Air Force

George Tecuci of the Learning Agents Center (LAC) and the Computer Science Department, Mihai Boicu of LAC and the Information Sciences and Technology Department, and Dorin Marcu of LAC received $650K from the U.S. Air Force (AFRL) for their project, “Agile Cognitive Assistants for Advanced Persistent Threat Detection.”

January 23, 2017


Kathy Laskey Receives Funding from SETechnology, Ltd.

Kathy Laskey of the C4I & Cyber Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $68K from SETechnology, Ltd. for her project, “Post-doctoral research in smart manufacturing.”

January 23, 2017


Mohan Venigalla, Mark White, & Terry Clower Receive Funding from Howard University & DDOT

Mohan Venigalla of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Mark White & Terry Clower of the Schar School of Policy and Government received $193K from Howard University and the District of Columbia Department of Transportation for their project, “DDOT Freight Trip Generation ON-SITE BERTHS AND CURBSIDE IMPLICATIONS.”

January 23, 2017


Andy Loerch Receives Funding from ONR  

Andy Loerch of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $5K from the Office of Naval Research for his project, “Combinatorial Optimization.”

January 18, 2017


Guoqing Diao Receives Funding from Otsuka

Guoqing Diao of the Statistics Department received $32K from      Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization Inc. for his project, “Academic Research Collaboration between Otsuka and GMU.”

January 18, 2017


KC Chang Receives Funding from Dept. of the Navy

KC Chang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $118K from the Department of the Navy (NAVSUP) for his project, “Developing An Analytic Model of Success for Acquisition Decision Making.”

January 18, 2017


Itamara Lochard Receives Funding from NATO

Itamara Lochard of the C4I & Cyber Center received $70K from NATO for her project, “Senior Leadership ATC on Military and Defence Aspects of Border Security in South East Europe.”

January 10, 2017


Jessica Lin & Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from Strategic Analysis Inc. & NRL

Jessica Lin and Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $44K from Strategic Analysis,Inc. and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, “Trajectory Pattern Mining and User Behavior Characterization on Large-Scale Track Data.”

January 10, 2017


Mike Hieb Receives Funding from EOIR Technologies Inc. & Dept. of Defense

Mike Hieb of the C4I & Cyber Center received $54K from EOIR Technologies, Inc. and the Department of Defense for his project, “Simulation Interoperability to Mission Control (SIMCI).”

January 10, 2017


Celso Ferreira Receives Funding from Virginia Inst. of Marine Science & Dept. of Commerce

Celso Ferreira of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $5K from the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the U.S. Department of Commerce for his project, “Assessing Future Storm Surge Flooding with Projected Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Bringing Ecosystem Services into Mainstream Decision Making Processes for a Climate Resilient Coastal Virginia.”

January 10, 2017


Tod Levitt & Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from Opto-Knowledge Systems Inc. & Missile Defense Agency

Tod Levitt & Kathy Laskey of the C4I & Cyber Center received $78K from Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc. and the Missile Defense Agency for their project, “Post Intercept Assessment (PIA).”

January 10, 2017


Bob Elder Receives Funding from Johns Hopkins Univ. & NAVSEA

Bob Elder of the C4I & Cyber Center received $100K from The Johns Hopkins University / Applied Physics Laboratory and NAVSEA for his project, “National C3 (NC3) Architecture Modernization.”

December 13, 2016


Jessica Lin & Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from Strategic Analysis, Inc. & NRL

Jessica Lin and Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $74K from Strategic Analysis, Inc. and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, “User Information Demand Modeling.”

December 5, 2016


Elise Miller-Hooks Receives Funding from U Maryland and U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Elise Miller-Hooks of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $148K from the University of Maryland and the U.S. Department of Transportation for her project, “University Transportation Centers Program - National.”

December 5, 2016


David Lattanzi Receives Funding from NSF

David Lattanzi of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $50K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “I-Corps: Bringing Digital Twin Technology to the Asset Management Community.”

December 5, 2016


Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Wil Joiner Receive Funding from NSF

Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Wil Joiner of the Bioengineering Department received $400K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “CPS:Synergy:Collaborative Research: Closed-loop Hybrid Exoskeleton utilizing Wearable Ultrasound Imaging Sensors for Measuring Fatigue.”

December 5, 2016


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from Logistics Management Institute Research Institute

Duminda Wijisekera of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $150K from the Logistics Management Institute Research Institute for his project, “Sharing Human Genomic Data.”

November 29, 2016


Vadim Sokolov Receives Funding from Univ. Chicago / Argonne and U.S. Dept. of Energy

Vadim Sokolov of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $75K from the University of Chicago / Argonne and the U.S. Dept. of Energy for his project, “Development Support for POLARIS Transportation System Model.”

November 29, 2016


Robert Gallo Receives Funding from SAFE, Inc. and U.S. Dept. of Defense

Robert Gallo of the Mechanical Engineering Department received $20K from SAFE, Inc. and the U.S. Dept. of Defense for his project, “Mechanical Engineering Senior Capstone Design: NACE Design Challenge.”

November 29, 2016


Xinyuan (Frank) Wang Receives Funding from CyberRock Inc. & US Army

Xinyuan (Frank) Wang of the Computer Science Department received $65K from CyberRock, Inc. and the U.S. Army his project, “Tactical Immune System (TIS) Based on Dynamically Assigned Sense of Self.”

November 21, 2016


Lance Sherry Receives Funding from U of Iowa & NASA

Lance Sherry of Center for Air Transportation Systems Research received $365K from the University of Iowa and NASA for his project, “Enhancing Airplane State Awareness for Current and Future Operations.”

November 14, 2016


Vadim Sokolov Receives Funding from U of Chicago & US Dept. of Transportation

Vadim Sokolov of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $228K from the University of Chicago and the U.S. Department of Transportation for his project, “Coordinated Transit Response Planning and Operations Support Tools for Mitigating Impacts of All-Hazard Emergency Events.

November 14, 2016


Peggy Brouse, Jim Jones, and Kai Zeng Receive Funding from NSA

Peggy Brouse of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department, and Jim Jones & Kai Zeng of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $304K from the National Security Agency for their project, “U.S. Army Reserve Cyber P3 Program.”

November 14, 2016


Sushil Jajodia, Kun Sun, & Kai Zeng Receive Funding from Progeny Systems & ONR

Sushil Jajodia, Kun Sun, & Kai Zeng of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $449K from the Office of Naval Research for their project, “COTS Approach to Information Security.”

November 7, 2016


Giorgio Ascoli Receives Funding from NSF

Giorgio Ascoli of the Bioengineering Department received $300K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “EAGER: Enabling Discovery and Scientific Collaboration on Human Memory via the Web-Based Atlas and Tissue Bank for Patient H.M.'s Brain.”

November 7, 2016


Edward Huang, Lance Sherry, & John Shortle Receive Funding from Intelligent Automation Inc. & NASA

Edward Huang, Lance Sherry, & John Shortle of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $249K from Intelligent Automation Inc. and NASA for their project, “Developing a Safe Architecture for a Million-Flight National Airspace System (NAS).”

November 7, 2016


Kun Sun Receives Funding from ONR [award #1]

Kun Sun of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $589K from the Office of Naval Research for his project, “Design and Implementation of Decoy Enhanced Dynamic Virtualization Networks.”

October 10, 2016


Kun Sun Receives Funding from ONR [award #2]

Kun Sun of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $541K from the Office of Naval Research for his project, “Cyber Moat: Adaptive Virtualized Network Framework for Deception and Disinformation.”

October 10, 2016


Duminda Wijisekera & Paolo Costa Receive Funding from Syntek & FRA

Duminda Wijisekera of the Computer Science Department and Paolo Costa of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $318K from Syntek Technologies and the Federal Railroad Administration for their project, “Technical Support for DOT Positive Train Control Program.”

October 10, 2016


Gheorghe Tecuci & Others Receive Funding from NSF

Gheorghe Tecuci, Mihai Boicu, and Dorin Marcu of the Learning Agents Center; James Trefil of the College of Science; and Nancy Holincheck of the College of Education and Human Development received $300K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in Science with sInvestigator.”

October 10, 2016


Vivian Motti Receives Funding from Clemson University & NSF

Vivian Motti of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $14K from Clemson University and the National Science Foundation for her project, “ABR: Collaborative research: Computational Jewelry for Mobile Health.”

October 3, 2016


Siddhartha Sikdar & Others Receive Funding from US Army

Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, & Wilsaan Joiner of the Bioengineering Department; Guoqing Diao of the Statistics Dept.; and Michelle Harris-Love of the College of Health and Human Services  received $995K from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) for their project, “Intuitive Control of Upper Extremity Prostheses Using Novel Ultrasonic Sensing of Residual Muscle Activity.”

October 3, 2016


Jim Jones & Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from US Navy

Jim Jones of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and Kathy Laskey of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $135K from the U.S. Department of the Navy (NAVSUP) for their project, “Inferring Past Mobile Device Activity from Partial Digital Artifacts.”

September 19, 2016


Mark Pullen & Nick Clark Receive Funding from NATO

Mark Pullen & Nick Clark of the C4I & Cyber Center received $23K from NATO for their project, “C2SIM Sandbox.”

September 19, 2016


Ken De Jong, Huzefa Rangwala, and James Kinter Receive Funding from NSF

Ken De Jong & Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department, and James Kinter of the College of Science received $450K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “MRI: Acquisition of a Shared Scalable Research Storage System.”

September 19, 2016


Robert Handler Receives Funding from NSF

Robert Handler of the Mechanical Engineering Department received $42K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Collaborative Research: Thermal Transport in Elastic Turbulence.”

September 12, 2016


Viviana Maggioni & Paul Houser Receive Funding from NASA

Viviana Maggioni of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Paul Houser of the College of Science received $233K from the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center for their project, “ROSES 2015/HMA-LDAS: Hyper-resolution High Mountain Asia - Land Data Assimilation System.”

September 12, 2016


Siddhartha Sikdar & James Thompson Receive Funding from NSF

Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department and James Thompson of the Psychology Department received $1.6M from the National Science Foundation for their project, “MRI: Acquisition of a 3-T MRI for Integrative Brain-Body Imaging.”

September 12, 2016


Angelos Stavrou Receives Funding from NIST

Angelos Stavrou of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $474K from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for his project, “Towards Measuring Security for IoT.”

August 29, 2016


Jill Nelson & Laura Lukes Receive Funding from NSF

Jill Nelson of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and Laura Lukes of the Center for Teaching and Faculty Excellence received $54K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “Collaborative Research: RAPID--EclipseMob - Crowdsourcing a Spatial Temporal Study of Low Frequency Propagation Effects Due to a Total Solar Eclipse.”

August 29, 2016


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from NIST

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $50K from the National Institute of Standards and Technology  for his project, “Securing Cloud Infrastructure through Quantitative Threat Models and Optimization.”

August 29, 2016


Kai Zeng Receives Funding from NSF

Kai Zeng of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $499K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “TWC:Small:Secure Near Field Communications between Mobile Devices.”

August 29, 2016


Viviana Maggioni & Paul Houser Receive Funding from NASA

Viviana Maggioni of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Paul Houser of the College of Science received $280K from NASA for their project, “Hyper-Resolution Hyrdologic Modeling Enabled by SMAP Observations.”

August 29, 2016


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from NIST

Duminda Wijisekera of the Computer Science Department received $60K from the National Institute for Standards & Technology (NIST) for his project, “A Three-level Graph Based Model for Forensic Analysis on Planned Missions.”

August 22, 2016


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from National Center for Women & IT

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $3K from National Center for Women & Information Technology for her project, “Girls Code IT Camp.”

August 22, 2016


Bob Elder & Alex Levis Receive Funding from the University of Maryland & the Department of Homeland Security

Bob Elder & Alex Levis of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $200K> from the University of Maryland and the Department of Homeland Security for their project, “Research Support for SOCOM: Shadows of Violence: Empirical Assessments of Threats, Coercion and Gray Zones.

August 22, 2016


Jessica Lin & Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from Strategic Analysis Inc. & NRL

Jessica Lin & Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $139K from Strategic Analysis Inc. & the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, “Trajectory Pattern Mining and User Behavior Characterization on Large-Scale Track Data.”

August 15, 2016


Shanjiang Zhu Receives Funding from NSF

Shanjiang Zhu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $50K from <AGENCY> for his project, “RAPID: Transit Network Disruption, Service Reliability, and Travel Behavior.”

August 15, 2016


Giorgio Ascoli Receives Funding from Burroughs-Wellcome

Giorgio Ascoli of the Bioengineering Department received $5K from Burroughs-Wellcome for his project, “Barcode sequencing of axonal projections to classify long-range cortical neurons.”

August 15, 2016


Gerry Tian Receives Funding from NSF

Gerry Tian of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $400K from the National Science Foundation for her project, “CIF: Small: Task-Cognizant Sparse Sensing for Inference.”

August 8, 2016


Bill Roeting & Mark Pullen Receive Funding from Air Force

Bill Roeting & Mark Pullen of the C4I & Cyber Center received $1.5M from the U.S. Air Force for their project, “Close Air Support Experimentation Campaign - Travel.”

August 8, 2016


Sean Luke Receives Funding from NSF

Sean Luke of the Computer Science Department received $475K from NSF for his project, “CI-EN: Enhancement of ECJ, A High-Performance Community Metaheuristics Library for Stochastic Optimization Research.”

August 8, 2016


Mihai Boicu, Gheorghe Tecuci, & Dorin Marcu Receive Funding from MITRE & National Reconnaissance Office

Mihai Boicu, Gheorghe Tecuci, & Dorin Marcu of the Learning Agents Center received $100K from The MITRE Corporation and the National Reconnaissance Office for their project, “Towards Persistent Intelligence Processing.”

August 8, 2016


Carlotta Domeniconi Receives Funding from FedSavvy Strategies

Carlotta Domeniconi of the Computer Science Department received $53K from FedSavvy Strategies, LLC for her project, “Development of Competitive Intelligence Analysis Enhancement Using Structured and Unstructured Data.”

August 8, 2016


Sushil Jajodia, Rajesh Ganesan, & Hemant Purohit Receive Funding from ONR

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems, Rajesh Ganesan of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department, and
Hemant Purohit of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $1.2M from Office of Naval Research for their project, “Believable Fake Scientific Document Generation by Exploring Data Semantics.”

July 25, 2016


Max Albanese Receives Funding from Vencore Labs & Army Research Office

Max Albanese of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $10K from Vencore Labs, Inc. and the Army Research Office for his project, “Visiting Scientist: A Framework for Evaluating Botnet Detection Strategies.”

July 25, 2016


Ken Hintz Receives Funding from U.S. Navy

Ken Hintz of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $452K from the U.S. Department of the Navy (NAVSUP) for his project, “The Automatic SIEV-Net Instantiation for Collection Planning and Execution by ORM.”

July 25, 2016


Angelos Stavrou & J.P. Auffret Receives Funding from NSF

Angelos Stavrou & J.P. Auffret of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $300K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “City and County Cross Jurisdiction Cybersecurity Collaboration Capacity Building.” 

July 11, 2016


Siddhartha Sikdar Receives Funding from Department of Veterans Affairs

Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department received $80K from the Department of Veterans Affairs for his project, “ACCOF (Asymptomatic Cartoid Stenosis: Cognitive Function and Plaque Correlates).”

July 05, 2016


John Shortle Receives Funding from LMI & NASA; University of Maryland & FAA

John Shortle of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research and Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $49K from the Logistics Management Institute and NASA for his project, “Systems Analysis Benefits Metrics.” Shortle also received $79K from the University of Maryland and the Federal Aviation Administration for his project, “NEXTOR II: DO33: Wake Turbulence Research: Phase 4 - 2nd Year.”

July 05, 2016


Vasiliki Ikonomidou, Andre Manitius, Monty Hayes, & Jill Nelson Receive Funding from Micron Technology

Vasiliki Ikonomidou of the Bioengineering Department, and Andre Manitius, Monty Hayes, & Jill Nelson of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $140K from Micron Technology Inc. for their project, “MicronTechnology/AcousticDiagnostic.”

July 05, 2016


Bob Simon Receives Funding from Axiom, Inc.

Bob Simon of the Computer Science Department received $36K from Axiom, Inc. for his project, “Design and evaluation of address-agile multicasting for disruption-tolerant networking.”

June 27, 2016


Celso Ferreira Receives Funding from University of Michigan & NSF

Celso Ferreira of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $183K from the University of Michigan and the National Science Foundation for his project, “Hazard SEES Type 2: Modeling to Promote Regional Resilience to Repeated Heat Waves and Hurricanes.”

June 22, 2016


Shanjiang Zhu Receives Funding from University of Maryland, College Park & US DOT

Shanjiang Zhu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $100K from the University of Maryland, College and the U.S. Department of Transportation for his project, “Advancing Travel Behavior Information Gathering Through Public Domain Data.”

June 22, 2016


Carolina Salvador-Morales & Juan Cebral Receive Funding from Jeffress Trust

Carolina Salvador-Morales & Juan Cebral of the Bioengineering Department received $100K from the Jeffress Trust for their project, “Using Computational Modeling for the Design and Optimization of Novel Cancer Thernostics.”

June 22, 2016


David Lattanzi Receives Funding from the Jeffress Trust

David Lattanzi of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $100K from the Jeffress Trust for his project, “Connecting 3D Imaging and Computational Mechanics for Next-generation Civil Infrastructure Assessment.”

June 22, 2016


Amarda Shehu & Ken De Jong Receive Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu & Ken De Jong of the Computer Science Department received $8K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “REU Supplement for CCF: AF: Small: Novel Stochastic Optimization Algorithms to Advance the Treatment of Dynamic Molecular Systems.”

June 22, 2016


Songqing Chen Receives Funding from US Dept. of Commerce (NIST)

Songqing Chen of the Computer Science Department received $50K from the U.S. Department of Commerce (NIST) for his project, “DDos Detection and Mitigation via Programmable SDN Traffic Measurement.”

June 22, 2016


Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang Receive Funding from Innovative Decisions & IARPA

Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang of the C4I & Cyber Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $613K from Innovative Decisions, Inc. and IARPA for their project, “Inference Enterprise Multi-Modeling.”

June 22, 2016


Amarda Shehu Receives Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu of the Computer Science Department received $8K from the National Science Foundation for her project, “REU Supplement for CAREER: Probabilistic Methods for Addressing Complexity and Constraints in Protein Systems.”

June 22, 2016


Jill Nelson Receives Funding from ONR

Jill Nelson of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $221K from Office of Naval Research for her project, “Developing Frameworks and Modeling Behavior for Cognitive Sonar.”

June 22, 2016


Alex Brodsky & Danny Menascé Receive Funding from US Department of Commerce

Alex Brodsky & Danny Menascé of the Computer Science Department received $145K from the U.S. Department of Commerce for their project, “Decision Support Systems for Smart Manufacturing Processes: Toward Standards on Reusable Knowledge Base for Analytics and Optimization.”

June 22, 2016


Anand Vidyashankar Receives Funding from McKesson Corporation

Anand Vidyashankar of the Statistics Department received $140K from McKesson Corporation for his project, “New Re-identification Risk Measures for Complex Health Care Data.”

June 22, 2016


Angleos Stavrou & J.P. Auffret Receive Funding from PFP Cybersecurity & DARPA

Angelos Stavrou and J.P. Auffret of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $1.5M from PFP Cybersecurity and DARPA for their project, “Enhanced Cyber Defense by Leveraging Involuntary Analog Emissions.”

May 30, 2016


Dov Gordon Receives Funding from NSF

Dov Gordon of the Computer Science Department received $371K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “TWC: Medium: Collaborative: New Protocols and Systems for RAM-Based Secure Computation.”

May 23, 2016


Nitin Agrawal and Robert Cressman Receive Funding from NSF

Nitin Agrawal of the Bioengineering Deparment and Robert Kressman of the Krasnow Institute received $157K from the National Science Foundation for their project, “EAGER: An Integrated Multi-Sensing Platform for Real Time Hypoxia Studies.”

May 23, 2016


Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from Opto-Knowledge Systems Inc. & Missile Defense Agency

Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey of the C4I & Cyber Center received $38K from Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc., and the Missile Defense Agency for his project, “Interactive Context-Aware Discrimination (ICAD).”

May 23, 2016


Zhi (Gerry) Tian Receives Funding from NSF

Zhi (Gerry) Tian of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $50K from the National Science Foundation for her project, “Workshop: Promoting Broader Impacts of Research on Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems; Holiday Inn Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.”

May 12-13, 2016


Bijan Jabbari Receives Funding from Naval Research Lab

Bijan Jabbari of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $277K from the Naval Research Laboratory for his project, “Secure MAC Wireless Network Protocols.”

May 16, 2016


Burak Tanyu Receives Funding from NSF

Burak Tanyu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $80K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Investigation of Physical and Chemical Clogging Phenomena in Underdrain Stormwater Systems Utilizing Geotextiles.”

May 16, 2016


Sean Luke Receives Funding from NSF

Sean Luke of the Computer Science Department received $16K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “REU supplement: NRI: Small: Online Training of Hierarchical Multirobot Teams.”

May 16, 2016


Jessica Lin Receives Funding from Strategic Analysis & NRL 

Jessica Lin of the Computer Science Department received $8K from Strategic Analysis, Inc. and the Naval Research Laboratory for her project, "Trajectory Pattern Mining for Proactive Decision Support."

May 2, 2016


Lance Sherry & John Shortle Receive Funding from MITRE

Lance Sherry and John Shortle of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research received $58K from the MITRE Corporation for their project, "sUAS Airworthiness Risk Methodology."

May 2, 2016


Angelos Stavrou & Dan Fleck Receive Funding from Vencore & DARPA

Angelos Stavrou and Dan Fleck of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $944K from Vencore, Inc. and DARPA for their project, "Extreme DDoS Defense- TA3."  

May 2, 2016


Siddhartha Sikdar Receives Funding from Inova Healthcare

Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department received $70K from Inova Healthcare for his project, "Novel Methods for Sonographic Evaluation of Blunt Cervical Vascular Injuries."  

April 18, 2016


Jim Jones & Houman Homayoun Receive Funding from MITRE & University of Maryland

Jim Jones & Houman Homayoun of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $75K from MITRE and the University of Maryland for their project, "Persistence and Extraction of Digital Artifacts from Embedded Systems."  

April 18, 2016


Vasiliki Ikonomidou Receives Funding from ARO

Vasiliki Ikonomidou of the Bioengineering Department received $49K from the Army Research Office for her project, "Information Processing and Fusion: Change Point Detection for Video-Based Stressor Identification."

April 11, 2016


Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, and Edward Huang Receive Funding from Innovative Decisions & IARPA

Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, and Edward Huang of the C4I & Cyber Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $153K from Innovative Decisions, Inc., and IARPA for their project, "Inference Enterprise Multi-Modeling."

April 11, 2016


Sushil Jajodia & Rajesh Ganesan Receive Funding from Pennsylvania State University & Army Research Office 

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems and Rajesh Ganesan of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $162K from Pennsylvania State University and the Army Research Office for their project, "Recognizing Unexplained Behavior in Network Events."

December 14, 2015


Dov Gordon Receives Funding from Galois Inc. & DARPA

Dov Gordon of the Computer Science Department received $416K from Galois Inc. and DARPA for his project, "Jana: Ensuring Secure, Private, and Flexible Data Access."

December 14, 2015


Bill Roeting, Mark Pullen, Tod Levitt & Nicolas Clark Receive Funding from Alion Science & Technology Corp. and DTIC

Bill Roeting, Mark Pullen, Tod Levitt & Nicolas Clark of the C4I Center received $1.09M from Alion Science & Technology Corporation and DTIC for their project, "Close Air Support (CAS) Experimentation Campaign."

December 7, 2015


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from National Center for Women and IT

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $3K from National Center for Women and Information Technology for her project, "   Aspire IT: techBloom Camp."

November 16, 2015


Burak Tanyu Receives Funding from Virginia Dept. of Transportation

Burak Tanyu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $257K from the Virginia Department of Transportation for his project, "Developing a Design Methodology & Quality Control Measures to Use Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) in Unbound Base Aggregate in Flexible Pavement Systems."

November 2, 2015


Danny Menascé & Hassan Gomaa Receive Funding from AFOSR

Danny Menascé and Hassan Gomaa of the Computer Science Department received $1.02M from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for their project, "RASS: Resilient Autonomic Software Systems." 

November 2, 2015


Houman Homayoun & Jens-Peter Kaps Receive Funding from Air Force Research Lab

Houman Homayoun and Jens-Peter Kaps of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $330K from the Air Force Research Laboratory for their project, "Logical Vanishability through Hybrid STT LUT Technology to Prevent Reverse Engineering."


Andy Loerch & Liansheng Tang Receives Funding from ManTech Intl. & Dept. of Defense

Andy Loerch of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department and Liansheng Tang of the Statistics Department received $31K from ManTech International Corporation and the Department of Defense for their project, "Support to US Marine Corps Gender Integration Experiment."


Anand Vidyashankar Receives Funding from McKesson

Anand Vidyashankar of the Statistics Department received $70K from McKesson Corporation for his project, "Statistical Issues in Re-Identification Risk in Healthcare."


Robert Elder & Alex Levis Receive Funding from Exelis & Naval Research Lab

Robert Elder and Alex Levis of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $133K from Exelis and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, "Kinetic/Non-Kinetic Integrated Force Effects (KNIFE) JCTD Transition Activities."


Bill Roeting, Mark Pullen, Tod Levitt, & Nicholas Clark Receive Funding from Alion Science & Technology Corporation and U.S. Air Force

Bill Roeting, Mark Pullen, Tod Levitt, & Nicholas Clark of the C4I Center received $70K from Alion Science & Technology Corporation and the U.S. Air Force for their project, "Close Air Support (CAS) Experimentation Campaign." 

October 6, 2015


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from National Center for Women and Information Technology

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $2K from National Center for Women and Information Technology for her project, "CS Unplugged and Cool Gadgets Workshop."

October 6, 2015


K.-C. Chang Receives Funding from Intelligent Fusion Technology & U.S. Air Force

K.-C. Chang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $220K from Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc., and the U.S. Air Force for his project, "Dynamic Spectrum Access in Space Application."

October 6, 2015


Juan Cebral Receives Funding from Mayo Clinic & NIH

Juan Cebral of the Bioengineering Department received $230K from the Mayo Clinic and the National Institutes of Health for his project, "Computational and Biological Approach to Flow Diversion."

October 6, 2015


Zhi (Gerry) Tian Receives Funding from NSF

Zhi (Gerry) Tian of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $296K from the National Science Foundation for her project, "EARS: Collaborative Research: Spectrum Sensing for Coexistence of Active and Passive Radio Services."


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from Department of Transportation

Duminda Wijisekera of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $228K from Department of Transportation for his project, "Providing PTC Subject Matter Expertise to the FRA."

September 21, 2015


Robert Elder & Alex Levis Receives Funding from Univ. of Maryland & DHS

Robert Elder and Alex Levis of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $100K from the University of Maryland and the Department of Homeland Security for their project, "The Re-awakened Bear: Emerging Threats and Opportunities in Eurasia."


K.C. Chang, C.-H. Chen, Jie Xu, & Edward Huang Receive Funding from NSF & AFOSR

K.C. Chang, C.-H. Chen, Jie Xu, and Edward Huang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $249K from the National Science Foundation and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for their project, “EAGER-Dynamic Data: Scalable Multi-Model Data Acquisition and Resource Allocation via Adaptive Multi-Fidelity Simulation and Optimization in Dynamic Data Systems.”

September 14, 2015


Nitin Agrawal & John Cressman Receive Funding from NSF

Nitin Agrawal of the Bioengineering Department and John Cressman of the College of Science received $150K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "An Integrated Biosensing Platform for Real-Time Hypoxia Studies."


Kris Gaj & Jens-Peter Kaps Receive Funding from McQ & Dept. of Defense

Kris Gaj and Jens-Peter Kaps of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $125K from McQ, Inc. and the Department of Defense (MDA) for their project, “Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) for Unique and Robust Encryption Key Generation (Phase II).”

August 31, 2015


Houman Homayoun & Siddhartha Sikdar Receive Funding from NSF

Houman Homayoun of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department received $288K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "CSR:Small:Collaborative Research: Heterogeneous Ultra Low Power Accelerator for Wearable Biomedical Computing."


Paulo Costa & Duminda Wijisekera Receive Funding from Fundação Casimiro Montenegro Filho

Paulo Costa and Duminda Wijisekera of the C4I Center received $26K from Fundação Casimiro Montenegro Filho for their project, "Cyber Security in Air Transportation Course."


Jana Košecká Receives Funding from NSF

Jana Košecká of the Computer Science Department received $267K from the National Science Foundation for her project, "NRI: Collaborative Research: Task Dependent Semantic Modeling for Robot Perception."


Peter Paris and Kai Zeng Receive Funding from MITRE

Peter Paris and Kai Zeng of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $50K from the MITRE Corporation for their project, "Secure Communications in Wireless Environments."


Zhi (Gerry) Tian Receives Funding from NSF

Zhi (Gerry) Tian of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $245K from the National Science Foundation for her project, "EAGER: Energy-Efficient Massive MIMO Processing for Millimeter-Wave Communications."

August 17, 2015


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from NCWIT

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $3K from National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) for her project, "NCWIT ASPIRE IT Program."

August 17, 2015


Tod Levitt & Brian Mark Receive Funding from Echo Ridge LLC & Air Force Research Laboratory

Tod Levitt of the C4I Center and Brian Mark of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $30K from Echo Ridge, LLC, and the Air Force Research Laboratory for their project, "Trade Space Analysis for PNT Spectrum Sharing.


KC Chang Receives Funding from Army Research Office

KC Chang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $50K from the Army Research Office for his project, "Distributed Fusion with Copula."

August 3, 2015


Viviana Maggioni and Paul Houser Receives Funding from NOAA

Viviana Maggioni of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering and Paul Houser of the College of Science received $239K from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for their project, "Optimal Precipitation Estimation for Land Surface Modeling."

August 3, 2015


Ken Hintz Receives Funding from Dept. of the Navy and Dept. of Defense

Ken Hintz of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $152K from the Department of the Navy (NPS) and the Department of Defense for his project, "Improving ORM Utilizing Implicit Collaboration & Context Sensitive Fusion."


Amarda Shehu Receives Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu of the Computer Science Department received $22K from the National Science Foundation for her project, “Travel Awards for 2015 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM-2015).”

June 8, 2015


Jeff Offutt Receives Funding from Google

Jeff Offutt of the Computer Science Department received $900K from Google for his project, "Self-Paced Learning Increases Retention and Capacity (SPARC)."


Carlotta Domeniconi Receives Funding from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Carlotta Domeniconi of the Computer Science Department received $68K from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for her project, "Summarization, Profiling, and Community Detection in Large Semi-Structured Graph Data."

June 2, 2015


Songqing Chen and Fei Li Receive Funding from Army Research Office

Songqing Chen and Fei Li of the Computer Science Department received $390K from the Army Resesarch Office for their project, "Moving Target Defense Through Dynamic Virtual Machine Placement in Clouds."

June 2, 2015


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Duminda Wijisekera of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $550K from the U.S. Dept. of Transportation for his project, "Secure SDR Communication Protocols and Configuration Management for PTC."

June 2, 2015


Jonathan Gifford and Shanjiang Zhu Receive Funding from Booz Allen Hamilton and US Dept. of Transportation

Jonathan Gifford of the School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Shanjiang Zhu of the  Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $8K from Booz Allen Hamilton and US Dept. of Transportation for their project, "Development of Framework and Educational Tool to Assess the Benefits and Costs of Highway Public-Private Partnerships (P3)."

May 10, 2015


Jessica Lin Receives Funding from Semiconductor Research Corporation

Jessica Lin of the Computer Science Department received $240K from Semiconductor Research Corporation for her project, "Scalable Multivariate Temporal Pattern Discovery."

May 10, 2015


Burak Tanyu Receives Funding from Virginia Dept. of Transportation

Burak Tanyu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $23K from the Virginia Department of Transportation for his project, "Equipment Grant to Instrument Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Structure Integrated into VDOT Bridge Abutment in Staunton, VA."

May 4, 2015


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from NIST

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $50K> from National Institute of Standards and Technology for his project, "Securing Cloud Infrastructure through Improving Network Diversity and Moving Target Defense."

May 4, 2015


Jessica Lin & Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from Strategic Analysis & NRL

Jessica Lin and Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $92K from Strategic Analysis, Inc., and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, "Trajectory Pattern Mining for Proactive Decision Support."

May 4, 2015


Edward Huang, Chun-Hung Chen, & Jie Xu Receive Funding from NSF

Edward Huang, Chun-Hung Chen, and Jie Xu of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $459K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "Improving Search Efficiency in Engineering Design by Integrating Multiple Models at Different Fidelities."

May 4, 2015


Karla Hoffman Receives Funding from ONR

Karla Hoffman of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $267K from the Office of Naval Research for her project, "Optimal Spectrum Allocation to Support Tactical Mobile Ad-hoc Networks."

May 4, 2015


Kathleen Wage Receives Funding from Office of Naval Research

Kathleen Wage of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $16K from the National Science Foundation.

April 27, 2015


Viviana Maggioni & Others Receive Funding from VentureWell

The following faculty members received $32K from VentureWell for their project, "Classroom to Makers Week (C2MW): A Year-Long Journey from Idea to Implementation at George Mason University":

Viviana Maggioni – Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering
Max Albanese & Mihai Boicu – Applied Information Technology Department
Nathalia Peixoto – Electrical & Computer Engineering Department
Colin Reagle – Mechanical Engineering Department
Mahesh Joshi – School of Business
Betsy Schmidt – College of Humanities and Social Sciences


William Roeting Receives Funding from Parsons Govt. Systems Corp. & Dept. of Defense

William Roeting of the C4I Center received $125K from Parsons Government Systems Corp. and the Department of Defense for his project, "Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK) - Integrated Automated Intelligence Workflow."

February 23, 2015


Jan Allbeck Receives Funding from Entertainment Software Association

Jan Allbeck of the Computer Science Department received $20K from the Entertainment Software Association for her project, "ESA Anti-Piracy Game."  

February 23, 2015


Robert Elder & Alex Levis Receive Funding from Exelis and Naval Research Lab

Robert Elder & Alex Levis of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $30K from Exelis Inc. and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, "Kinetic/Non-Kinetic Integrated Force Effects (KNIFE) JCTD Transition Activities."

February 9, 2015


William Roeting Receives Funding from Webworld Technologies & Air Force

William Roeting of the C4I Center received $278K from Webworld Technologies, Inc. and the U.S. Air Force for his project, "Smart Node Pod Initiative."

February 9, 2015


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from U.S. Dept. of the Navy

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $1.2M from the U.S. Department of the Navy for his project, "ASSERT: Automated Security System Event Response Techniques."

February 2, 2015


John Miller Receives Funding from South Dakota State Univ. & Dept. of Justice

John Miller of the Statistics Department received $96K from South Dakota State University and the U.S. Department of Justice for his project, "The Value of Evidence."


Burak Tanyu Receives Funding from Univ. of Texas at Austin and U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Burak Tanyu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $102K from the University of Texas at Austin and the U.S. Department of Transportation for his project, "Defining the Boundary Conditions for Composite Behavior of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) Structures."


Max Albanese & Sushil Jajodia Receive Funding from Sandia & Dept. of Defense

Max Albanese and Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $120K from Sandia Research Corporation and the U.S. Department of Defense for their project, "Effective CSA Assessment and Training."


Qiliang Li Receives Funding from N5 Sensors, Inc. & Army Research Office

Qilian Li of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $49K from N5 Sensors, Inc. and the Army Research Office for his project, "Large-area MoS2 RF devices."


Dan Carr & David Wong Receive Funding from Univ. of Texas, Dallas, & NIH

Dan Carr of the Statistics Department and David Wong of the Geography & Geoinformation Science Department received $414K from University of Texas at Dallas and the National Institutes of Health for their project, "Uncertainty in Spatial Data: Identification, Visualization and Utilization."


Burak Tanyu Receives Funding from Univ. of Wisconsin & U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Burak Tanyu of the Sid & Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental, & Infrastructure Engineering received $51K from the University of Wisconsin and the U.S. Department of Transportation for his project, "Use of Recycled Materials as Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) Retaining Wall Reinforced Backfills."


Jyh-Ming Lien Receives Funding from Virginia Tech & U.S. Geological Survey

Jyh-Ming Lien of the Computer Science Department received $40K from Virginia Tech and the U.S. Geological Survey for his project, "Development of Dynamic Gridding Tools for the USGS MODFLOW-USG Computer Program for Simulating Groundwater Flow."


Kai Zeng Receives Funding from NSF 

Kai Zeng of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $225K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "EARS: Collaborative Research: Intelligence Measure of Cognitive Radio Networks."

Oct. 27, 2014


Siddhartha Sikdar Receives Funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs

Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department received $42K from the Department of Veterans Affairs for his project, "Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Cognitive Correlates of Function (ACCOF)."


Juan Cebral Receives Funding from Mayo Clinic & NIH

Juan Cebral of the Bioengineering Department received $201K from the Mayo Clinic and the National Institutes of Health for his project, "Computational and Biological Approach to Flow Diversion."


Jessica Lin and Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from Strategic Analysis & NRL

Jessica Lin and Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $37K from Strategic Analysis, Inc., and the Naval Research Laboratory for their project, "Contextual Anomaly Detection in Medical Applications."


Qi Wei Receives Funding from Northwestern University & NIH

Qi Wei of the Bioengineering Department received $20K from Northwestern University and the National Institutes of Health for h34 project, "The Neural Control of Internal Joint State Variables."


Max Albanese and Mihai Boicu Receive Funding from National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance

Max Albanese and Mihai Boicu of the Applied Information Technology Department received $23K from National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance for their project, "Extra-Curricular Activities to support Educational Programs in Information Technology Entrepreneurship."


Parag Chitnis Receives Funding from U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services

Parag Chitnis of the Bioengineering Department received $223K from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for his project, "An All-Optical Photoacoustic Imaging System for the Eye."


Shanjiang Zhu Receives Funding from Virginia Tech and Virginia Ctr. for Transportation Innovation & Research

Shanjiang Zhu of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $20K from Virginia Tech and the Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research for his project, "Transportation System Impact of the Opening of Phase 1 of the Silver Line."


Sam Malek Receives Funding from Dept. of Homeland Security

Sam Malek of the Computer Science Department received $500K from the Department of Homeland Security for his project, "Tools for Automated Detection and Assessment of Security Vulnerabilities in Mobile Applications."


Vasiliki Ikonomidou and Margret Hjalmarson Receive Funding from NSF

Vasiliki Ikonomidou of the Bioengineering Department and Margret Hjalmarson of the College of Education & Human Development received $150K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "   Research Initiation Grant: Student-directed differentiated learning in college-level engineering education."


Huzefa Rangwala, Aditya Johri & Jaime Lester Receive Funding from NSF

Huzefa Rangwala (Computer Science Department), Aditya Johri (Applied Information Technology Department), and Jaime Lester (Higher Education Program) received $766K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "BIGDATA: IA: DKA: Collaborative Research: Learning Data Analytics: Providing Actionable Insights to Increase College Student Success."


Yotam Gingold Receives Funding from NSF

Yotam Gingold of the Computer Science Department received $70K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Improving the Quality and Editability of 2D and 3D Shapes via Crowdsourcing and Self-Crowdsourcing."


Nathalia Peixoto Receives Funding from NSF

Nathalia Peixoto of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $100K from the National Science Foundation for her project, "Bioimpedance of stimulating electrodes for the safe placement of retinal implants."


Brian Mark Receives Funding from NSF

Brian Mark of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $472K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "NeTS: Small: Spectrum Sensing and Resource Allocation for Cognitive Radio Networks."


Khondkar Islam Receives Funding from Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Khondkar Islam of the Applied Information Technology Department received $50K from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation for his project, "A Framework to Expand Outreach via the Virtual Learning Model."


Max Albanese Receives Funding from Northrop Grumman

Max Albanese of the Applied Information Technology Department received $7K from Northrop Grumman Corporation for his project, "Cybersecurity Engineering of Transportation Systems."


Kai Zeng Receives Funding from NSF

Kai Zeng of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $225K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Collaborative Research: Intelligence Measure of Cognitive Radio Networks."


Angelos Stavrou Receives Funding from NSF

Angelos Stavrou of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $175K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "TWC: TTP Option: Small: Collaborative: Scalable Techniques for Better Situational Awareness: Algorithmic Frameworks and Large-Scale Empirical Analyses."


Jan Allbeck and Michael Hieb Receive Funding from CACI & US Dept. of Defense

Jan Allbeck of the Computer Science Department and Michael Hieb of the C4I Center received $120K from CACI Technologies, Inc. and the U.S. Department of Defense for their project, "NVESD Virtual Worlds."


Amarda Shehu Receives Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu of the Computer Science Department received $217K from the National Science Foundation for her project, "Collaborative: A plug-and-play software platform of robotics-inspired algorithms for mapping protein structures and motions."


Hakan Aydin Receives Funding from NSF

Hakan Aydin of the Computer Science Department received $270K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Dependable Real-Time Computing on Heterogeneous Chip Multiprocessor."


Dimitris Ioannou Receives Funding from US Dept. of Commerce

Dimitris Ioannou of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $38K from the U.S. Department of Commerce for his project, "Glassy-polymer Electret Random Access Memory (GeRAM)."


Jana Košecká Receives Funding from US Dept. of Commerce

Jana Košecká of the Computer Science Department received $73K from the U.S. Department of Commerce for her project, "Confidence Based Segmentation and Labeling on Spatio-Temporal Imagery."


Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from Systems & Technology Research and Missile Defense Agency

Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey of the C4I Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $30K from Systems & Technology Research and Missile Defense Agency for their project, "Decision Making Under Uncertainty for Missile Defense."


Andrew Loerch and Liansheng Tang Receive Funding from ManTech Systems Engineering Company

Andrew Loerch of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department and Liansheng Tang of the Statistics Department received $110K from ManTech Systems Engineering Company for their project, "Support to USMC Gender Experimentation."


Joe Pancrazio Receives Funding from Virginia Center on Aging

Joe Pancrazio of the Bioengineering Department received $45K from Virginia Center on Aging for his project, "Analysis of Amyloid Beta Effects with Living Neuronal Networks."


Paulo Costa, Kathy Laskey, and Jie Xu Receives Funding from Office of Naval Research

Paulo Costa, Kathy Laskey, & Jie Xu of the C4I Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $20K from the Office of Naval Research for their project, "Context-Based Decisions with Multi-Entity Decision Graphs."


Sam Malek Receives Funding from Carnegie Mellon U. & NSA

Sam Malek of the Computer Science Department received $85K from Carnegie Mellon University and the National Security Agency for his project, "Science of Secure Frameworks."


Duminda Wijesekera Receives Funding from US Dept. of Commerce

Duminda Wijesekera of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering received $132K from the U.S. Department of Commerce for his project, "Using the Policy Machine to Enforce Access to Health Records."


Jana Košecká Receives Funding from Object Video & IARPA

Jana Košecká of the Computer Science Department received $99K from the Object Video, Inc., and the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity for her project, "FINDER Phase 2A."


Max Albanese Receives Funding from NCIIA

Max Albanese of the Applied Information Technology Department received $5K from the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance for his project, "E-Mow: Biomass-Powered Robot Harvester."


Amarda Shehu and Ken DeJong Receive Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu and Ken DeJong of the Computer Science Department received $400K from the National Science Foundation for their project, "CCF: AF: Small: Novel Stochastic Optimization Algorithms to Advance the Treatment of Dynamic Molecular Systems."


Liansheng (Larry) Tang Receives Funding from US Dept. of Health & Human Services

Liansheng (Larry) Tang of the Department of Statistics received $78K from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for his project, "IPA for Liansheng Tang."


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from National Center for Women and Information Technology

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Applied Information Technology Department received $6K from National Center for Women and Information Technology for her projects, "Game Programming using Microsoft Kodu" and "Cyber Security."


Qiliang Li Receives Funding from NSF

Qiliang Li of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $190K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Collaborative Research: Surface Engineering and Atomic Layer Deposition of Dielectrics on Two-Dimensional Atomic Crystals for Device Application."


David Lattanzi Receives Funding from NSF

David Lattanzi of the Sid and Reva Dewberry Department of Civil, Environmental and Infrastructure Engineering received $265K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Comprehensive Structural Assessments Through Hierarchical Computer Vision."


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from National Security Agency

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $283K from the National Security Agency for his project, "2014-2015 IASP Scholarship Program."


Kamaljeet Sanghera Receives Funding from National Center for Women and Information Technology

Kamaljeet Sanghera of the Applied Information Technology Department received $3K from National Center for Women and Information Technology for her project, "APP Development with Social Entrepreneurship."


Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from ExoAnalytic Solutions and Missile Defense Agency

Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey of the C4I Center received $225K from ExoAnalytic Solutions and the Missile Defense Agency for their project, "Uncertainty Characterization in RF/EO Track Correlation."


Angelos Stavrou and J.P. Auffret Receive Funding from Agency for Defense Development

Angelos Stavrou of the Center for Assured Research & Engineering and J.P. Auffret of the School of Business received $268K from Agency for Defense Development for their project, "Technical consulting on the test and evaluation methodology for cyber-security technologies."


Qilian Li and Dimitris Ioannou Receives Funding from Center for Innovative Technology

Qilian Li and Dimitris Ioannou of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $100K from the Center for Innovative Technology for their project, "Manufacture Large-Area Two-Dimensional Semiconductor Materials for Portable, Flexible and Transparent Electronics."


Qi Wei and Siddhartha Sikdar Receive Funding from Jeffress Trust

Qi Wei and Siddhartha Sikdar of the Bioengineering Department received $100K from the Jeffress Trust for their project, "A Novel Computational Model to Study Human Eye Movement Disorders."


Douglas Corner, Michael Hieb, and Mark Pullen win NATO Award

Douglas Corner, Michael Hieb, and Mark Pullen of the C4I Center were selected to receive the Science & Technology Organization (STO) 2013 Scientific Achievement Award from NATO. The announcement states:

"This Award recognizes exceptional effort in significant STO activities, excellence and originality in the scientific and technical content therein, outstanding results in terms of military benefit and, since it was about a team award, quality and degree of collaboration."


Rao Mulpuri Receives Funding from NSF

Rao Mulpuri of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $10K from the National Science Foundation for his project, "Funding for Student Participation at the 20th International Conference on Ion Implantation Technology, Portland, Oregon."


John Shortle Receives Funding from University of Maryland and FAA

John Shortle of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department and the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research received $119K from the University of Maryland and the Federal Aviation Administration for his project, "Fast-time simulation and sensitivity analysis for event sequence diagrams in the Integrated Safety Assessment Model."


Aditya Johri Receives Funding from NSF

Aditya Johri of the Applied Information Technology Department received $428K from National Science Foundation for his project, "TILES: Trajectories of Informal Learning among Engineering Students."


Aditya Johri Receives Funding from NSF

Aditya Johri of the Applied Information Technology Department received $372K from National Science Foundation for his project, "Collaborative Research: Deep Insights Anytime, Anywhere (DIA2).


Kris Gaj and Jens-Peter Kaps Receive Funding from McQ and Missile Defense Agency

Kris Gaj and Jens-Peter Kaps of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $35K from McQ and the Missile Defense Agency for their project, "Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFS) for Unique and Robust Encryption Key Generation."


Robert Elder and Alex Levis Receive Funding from University of Maryland and U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

Robert Elder and Alex Levis of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $200K from the University of Maryland and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their project, "SMA 2014 Pacific Strategic Risk Study."


Qiliang Li Receives Funding from NIST

Qilian Li of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $50K from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for his project, "Two-Dimensional Atomic Crystal Field Transistors with Ultra-High Sensitivity."


Ken Hintz Receives Funding from FirstGuard Technologies and ONR

Ken Hintz of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $27K from FirstGuard Technologies Corp. and the Office of Naval Research for his project, "Pre-Shot Sniper Detection Data Analysis."


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from U.S. Dept. of Commerce (NIST)

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $50K from the U.S. Department of Commerce (NIST) for his project, "Network Diversity and Network Attack Surface Metrics and Their Applications to Cloud Computing and Moving Target Defense."


Daniel A. Menasce named Fellow of the IEEE

Daniel A. Menasce, a University Professor of Computer Science, has been named a Fellow of the IEEE for  contributions to research and education in performance evaluation of computer systems.


Yotam Gingold Receives Funding from Google

Yotam Gingold of the Computer Science Department received $42K from the Google Research Awards program for his project, "Diamonds from the Rough: Improving Creative Performance via Aggregation."


Mark Pullen and Nicholas Clark Receive Funding from Truestone & U.S. Army

Mark Pullen and Nicholas Clark of the C4I Center received $17K from Truestone and the U.S. Army for their project, "AMSO - Intergrated Standards."


Daniel Fleck and Angelos Stavrou Receive Funding from Invincea Labs and DARPA

Daniel Fleck and Angelos Stavrou of the Computer Science Department received $744K from Invincea Labs and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for their project, "TAPIO: Targeted Attack Premonition using Integrated Operational data sources."


Sushil Jajodia Receives Funding from Army Research Office

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $24K from the Army Research Office for his project, "Cyber Warfare: Building the Scientific Future."


Ariela Sofer, Edward Huang, and Abbas Zaidi Receive Funding from Pohang University

Ariela Sofer, Edward Huang, and Abbas Zaidi of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $100K from Pohang University of Science and Technology for their project, " A Case Study: Designing an Electric Power Plant Using Model-Based Systems Engineering Techniques."


Arun Sood and Duminda Wijisekera Receive Funding from the Cyber Security Research Alliance

Arun Sood and Duminda Wijisekera of the Computer Science Department and the International Cyber Center received $60K from the Cyber Security Research Alliance for their project, "A Survey and Taxonomy on the Roots of Trust in Cyber-Physical Systems."


KC Chang Receives Funding from Intelligent Fusion Technology and US Air Force

KC Chang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $60K from Intelligent Fusion Technology, Inc. and the U.S. Air Force for his project, "Decision Making under Uncertainty for Dynamic Spectrum Access Systems in Space Application."


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from Howard University and US Dept. of Transportation

Duminda Wijisekera of the Computer Science Department received $386K from Howard University and the U.S. Department of Transportation (FRA) for his project, "PTC Systems Identity Management."


Jie Xu Receives Funding from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Jie Xu of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $5K from Oak Ridge Associate Universities for his project, "Revenue Management in the Cloud."


Duminda Wijisekera Receives Funding from US Dept. of Transportation

Duminda Wijisekera of the Computer Science Department received $330K from the U.S. Department of Transportation for his project, "Mapping GSM-R into US Wireless Frequency Intervals for High-Speed Rail."


Sam Malek Receives Funding from USC and US Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command

Sam Malek of the Computer Science Department received $84K from the University of Southern California and the U.S. Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command for his project, "Testing Privacy-Preserving Distributed Systems on DETERLab."


Aditya Johri Receives Funding from the National Science Foundation

Aditya Johri of the Applied Information Technology Department received $150K from the National Science Foundation for his project "Collaborative Research (EAGER): Data Ecosystem for Catalyzing Transformative Research in Engineering Education."


Krishna Kant Named Fellow of IEEE

Krishna Kant of the Center for Secure Information Systems has been named a Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to enterprise server  performance, power management technologies and domain name system robustness.


Kun Sun & Max Albanese Receive Funding from University of Washington and Dept. of the Army

Kun Sun and Max Albanese of the Center for Secure Information Systems received $115K from the University of Washington and the U.S. Department of the Army for his project "Modeling and Analysis of Moving Target Defense Mechanisms in MANET."


Kathleen Wage Receives Funding from ONR

Kathleen Wage of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department received $6K from the Office of Naval Research for her project "Partial Underwriting for the 2013 IEEE Underwater Acoustic Signal Processing Workshop."


Nathalia Peixoto, John Cressman, and Tim Sauer Receive Funding from NSF

Nathalia Peixoto of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, John Cressman of the Krasnow Institute, and Tim Sauer of the Mathematical Sciences Department received $360K from the National Science Foundation for their project "Identification and Control for Pattern Steering in Dynamical Networks."


Ken Hintz is Issued a Patent

Ken Hintz of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department was issued the following patent by the US PTO. Title: Cavity Detection Inventors: Kenneth J. Hintz Number: 8,599,061 B2 Issue date: December 3, 2013


Amarda Shehu & Huzefa Rangwala Receive Funding from NSF

Amarda Shehu and Huzefa Rangwala of the Computer Science Department received $74K from the National Science Foundation for their project "2014 NSF CISE CAREER Proposal Writing Workshop."


 

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