Grants

Research funding sources include a variety of federal agencies, as well as grants from business and industry. To date, the college's research expenditures exceeded $73 million. The following is a list of grants awarded to the College of Engineering and Computing faculty.

Kirin Emlet Furst receives funding from Loudoun Water

Kirin Emlet Furst received funding from Loudoun Water for Understanding the Factors Affecting Variability in the Potomac River Watershed.

Anticipated funding: $25,000

June 10, 2024


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Ali Beheshti received funding from ONR for Finite Element Based Crack Propagation Study for Advanced Alloys Subjected to Laser Shock Peening.

Anticipated funding: $35,820

June 3, 2024


Kamaljeet Sanghera and Pelin A. Kurtay receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Kamaljeet Sanghera and Pelin A. Kurtay received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army to design and deliver a 20 high-school student pilot of a summer, hands-on experience leveraging STEM Mav Kits to build basic supporting technical skills, knowledge and abilities in AI, and understanding of AI's ethical and social impact.

Anticipated funding: $150,000

May 28, 2024


Giuseppe Ateniese receives funding from SRI International

Giuseppe Ateniese received funding from SRI International for Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity Adaptive Security through Cognitive Exploitation for Defense (ASCEND),

Anticipated funding: $145,403

May 28, 2024


David Kepplinger receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

David Kepplinger received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the Conference: Building a Robust Community: Joint International Conference on Robust Statistics and Conference on Data Science.

Anticipated funding: $20,993

May 28, 2024


Elise D. Miller and Alireza Ermagun receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Elise D. Miller and Alireza Ermagun receive funding from the National Science Foundation RAPID: Understanding Freight Flow Adaptations and Supply Chain Logistics Impacts of the Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse.

Anticipated funding: $85,000

May 28, 2024


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CLAWS: Continuous and Lightweight Authentication for Wearable and Portable Embedded Systems.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

May 28, 2024


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI workforce development.

Anticipated funding: $493,800

May 28, 2024


Ethan Chiyui Ahn receives funding from Vitzro EM Co, Ltd

Ethan Chiyui Ahn receives funding from Vitzro EM Co, Ltd. for the Development of integrated platform for temperature and vibration sensing for power system applications.

Anticipated funding: $240,438

May 28, 2024


Pilgyu Kang receives funding from Children's Research Institute

Pilgyu Kang received funding from the Children's Research Institute for Implantable Doppler Ultrasound Device for Dynamic Blood Flow Velocity Monitoring in Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Flexible Doppler.

Anticipated funding:  $5,000

May 28, 2024


Lannan Luo and Qiang Zeng receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Lannan Luo and Qiang Zeng receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for the Secure and Accurate Implicit Authentication and Continuous Monitoring of Everyday Object Usage for Individuals and Disabilities.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

May 13, 2024


Ziwei Zhu and Jin Ree Lee receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority 

Ziwei Zhu and Jin Ree Lee receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Data-Centric Social Bias Mitigation for Large Language Model-based Cyberharassment Detection.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

May 13, 2024


Hemant Purohit and Fengxiu Zhang receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Hemant Purohit and Fengxiu Zhang received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for From Data to Defense: Designing Social Cyber Vulnerability Measures to Protect Older Adults Online.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

May 13, 2024


Jessica Lin and Carlotta Domeniconi receive funding from the Missile Defense Agency

Jessica Lin and Carlotta Domeniconi received funding from the Missile Defense Agency Artificial Intelligence-based Recommender for Model-Based Systems Engineering (ARMS).

Anticipated funding: $446,522

May 13, 2024


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Ali Khalid Raz received funding from AFRL for Intent-based Orchestration in Distributed Command and Control (IBODC2) Software

Anticipated funding:  $349,997

May 6, 2024


Marcos Eduardo Zampieri de Marco receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Marcos Eduardo Zampieri de Marco received funding from the NSF for the Doctoral Consortium at the Student Research Workshop at the Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics (NAACL)

Anticipated funding: $20,000

May 6, 2024


Seiyon Lee receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (US DOE)

Seiyon Lee received funding from the US DOE for StatsEOS: Bayesian calibration and uncertainty quantification of mixture EOS.

Anticipated funding: $300,000

April 29, 2024


Siddhartha Sikdar receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Siddhartha Sikdar received funding from the NSF for I-Corps: Translation Potential of Simultaneous Musculoskeletal Assessment with Real-Time Ultrasound.

Anticipated funding: 50,000

April 29, 2024


Jiayang Sun, Seiyon Lee, David Kepplinger, Adetokunbo Fadahunsi, Brett Daniel Hunter, Isuru Dassanayake, and Inchi Hu receive funding from Inova Healthcare

Jiayang Sun, Seiyon Lee, David Kepplinger, Adetokunbo Fadahunsi, Brett Daniel Hunter, Isuru Dassanayake, and Inchi Hu receive funding from Inova Healthcare for Biostatistician Resource and Support for Inova Researchers.

Anticipated funding: $147,000

April 29, 2024


Maryam Parsa receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Maryam Parsa received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for the Automotive Research Center (ARC) A Center of Excellence In Modeling and Simulation of Ground Vehicles U.S. Army Ground Vehicle System Center, Detroit Arsenal.

Anticipated funding: $49,140

April 22, 2024


Kirin Emlet Furst. receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Kirin Emlet Furst. received funding from the NSF for CAREER: Transformation potential of per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water distribution systems

Anticipated funding: $458,143

April 22, 2024


Shanjiang Zhu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Shanjiang Zhu received funding from the National Science Foundation For RAPID: Collaborative Research: Multifaceted Data Collection on the Aftermath of the March 26, 2024, Francis Scott Key Bridge Collapse in the DC-Maryland-Virginia Area.

 Anticipated funding: $82,484

April 22, 2024


Vijay K. Shah and Parth Pathak receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Vijay K. Shah and Parth Pathak received funding from the NSF for CC* Integration-Large: M2- NET: An Integrated Access and Backhaul Millimeter-wave Wireless Network for Campus Connectivity and Research

Anticipated funding: $500,000

April 15, 2024


Massimiliano Albanese, Ozlem Uzuner, Mihai Boicu, Ioulia Rytikova, and Zhishengn Yan received funding from the National Science Foundation

Massimiliano Albanese, Ozlem Uzuner, Mihai Boicu, Ioulia Rytikova, and Zhishengn Yan received funding from the National Science Foundation for Establishing a Partnership for Increasing Enrollment, Retention, and Graduation of Low-Income Information Technology Students in the National Capital Region.

Anticipated funding: $99,999

April 8, 2024


Bernd-Peter Paris receives funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Bernd-Peter Paris received funding from DARPA for Dynamic Runtime Domain-Focused Software-Reconfigurable Heterogeneous (DR-DASH) Processor for DARPA Processor Reconfiguration for Wideband Spectrum Sensing (PROWESS).

Anticipated funding: $100,000

April 8, 2024


Rochelle R. Jones receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (US DOD)

Rochelle R. Jones received funding from the US DOD for Efficient Warehouse: Optimized Future SPEAR Storage Strategy DPAS.

Anticipated funding: $5,000

April 8, 2024


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Ali Khalid Raz received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for Creative Knowledge Management in Complex Adaptive Systems.

Anticipated funding: $28,044

April 1, 2024


Amarda Shehu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Amarda Shehu received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: Conference: Large Language Models for Biological Discoveries (LLMs4Bio).

Anticipated funding:  $19,494 

April 1, 2024


Lam Wing Ching receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lam Wing Ching received funding from the National Science Foundation for CAREER: Enhanced Reliability and Efficiency of Software Regression Testing in the Presence of Flaky Tests.

Anticipated funding: $123,451             

April 1, 2024


Pei Dong receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Pei Dong received funding from the National Science Foundation for CAREER: Multi-scale Manufacturing of Porous Carbon Nanostructures.

Anticipated funding: $559,755

April 1, 2024


Kirin Emlet Furst, R. Christian Jones, Kuo Tian, and Celso Moller Ferreira receive funding from the U.S. Geological Survey

Kirin Emlet Furst, R. Christian Jones, Kuo Tian, and Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the U.S. Geological Survey for Sanitation Infrastructure in Vulnerable Communities: Current and Future Risks to Water Security.

Anticipated funding: $292,352 

April 1, 2024


Cameron Nowzari, Ningshi Yao, Daigo Shishika, Leigh S. McCue-Weil, and Mary L. Cummings receive funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Cameron Nowzari, Ningshi Yao, Daigo Shishika, Leigh S. McCue-Weil, and Mary L. Cummings received funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for the AVIARE at Eagle Bank Arena: Aerial Vehicle and Intelligent Autonomy Range Experimentation.

Anticipated funding: $100,000               

March 18, 2024


Vijay K. Shah receives funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce

Vijay K. Shah received funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce for A Holistic Cybersecurity Testing Framework for 5G Radio Access Network.

Anticipated funding: $476,375

March 18, 2024


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for Machine Translation for Austronesian Languages.

Anticipated funding: $63,680

March 11, 2024


Mingkui Wei receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Mingkui Wei received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for FRIENDLY FORCES ID.

Anticipated funding: $5,000

March 11, 2024


Mary L. Cummings receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Mary L. Cummings received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for JUPITER II.

Anticipated funding: $243,250

March 4, 2024


Xiao Xuesu and Jinwei Ye, receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Xiao Xuesu and Jinwei Ye received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for Multi-Modal Perception for Autonomous Mobility and Maneuverability in Degraded Environments.

Anticipated funding: $249,026

February 26, 2024


Kai Zeng and Vijay K. Shah receive funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce (US DOC)

Kai Zeng and Vijay K. Shah received funding from the US DOC for AI-Enabled Efficient Testing and Evaluation for RU, DU, and CU Components of SG Radio Access.

Anticipated funding: $700,000

February 26, 2024


Amarda Shehu, Zoran Duric, Cameron Nowzari, Ali Khalid Raz, Daigo Shishika, Shima Mohebbi, Brett William Josephson, and Graham William Archer receive funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory         

Amarda Shehu, Zoran Duric, Cameron Nowzari, Ali Khalid Raz, Daigo Shishika, Shima Mohebbi, Brett William Josephson, and Graham William Archer received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for CEC AFCENT Applied Research.

Anticipated funding: $4,910,000

February 26, 2024


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Scholars – High School Experiential Learning Program.

Anticipated funding: $129,817

February 26, 2024


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the Department of Defense

Ali Khalid Raz received funding from the Department of Defense for INTEGRATED PHOTONICS FOR SUSTAINED OPERATIONS PROJECT – PHASE II

Anticipated funding: $600,000

February 19, 2024


Ethan Chiyui Ahn receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Ethan Chiyui Ahn received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for Emerging Phase Change Alloys and Devices for High-Temperature Applications.

Anticipated funding: $76,848

February 19, 2024


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Ali Beheshti received funding from the Office of Naval Research for a Novel Surface Engineering Process to Improve High-Temperature Superalloys Reliability and Performance for Jet Engines Applications.

Anticipated funding: $139,225

February 12, 2024


Eric W. Vollmecke receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Eric W. Vollmecke received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence Enabled Cloud Migration Navigator.

Anticipated funding: $32,741

January 24, 2024


Lishan Yang receives funding from the College of William and Mary   

Lishan Yang receives funding from the College of William and Mary for Securing the Components of Autonomous Vehicles: Risk Assessment and Mitigation.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

January 24, 2024


Alok K. Berry receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Alok K. Berry received funding from the NSF for Louis Stokes New STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: Virginia – North Carolina (2023-2028).

Anticipated funding: $142,841

February 5, 2024


Daniel Barbara receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Daniel Barbara received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for Metadata Overlay for Live-Streaming and Geolocating Security Incident Reporting Systems.

Anticipated funding: $35,000

February 5, 2024


Duminda Wijesekera receives funding from Cybastion Institute of Technology, LLC

Duminda Wijesekera received funding from Cybastion Institute of Technology, LLC for an Advisory role for the Ivory Coast Digital City.         

Anticipated funding:  $100,000

January 29, 2024


Liling Huang receives funding from the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research

Liling Huang received funding from the Taiwan Institute of Economic Research for Wide Area Measurement System (WAMS) Technology in the Power Sector: A Survey and Study of Industry Applications and Experience.

Anticipated funding: $70,000

January 29, 2024


Ziyu Yao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Ziyu Yao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Securing the Supply Chain of Large Language Models as Software with Explainable AI and Humans in the Loop.

Anticipated funding:  $49,997    

January 29, 2024


Xuan Wang receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Xuan Wang received funding from the National NSF for Learning Coordination for Multi-Autonomous Multi-Human (MAMH) Agent Systems with Guaranteed Safety.

Anticipated funding:  $344,626

January 29, 2024


Cameron Nowzari, Mary L. Cummings, and Xuesu Xiao receive funding from Raytheon Systems

Cameron Nowzari, Mary L. Cummings, and Xuesu Xiao received funding from Raytheon Systems

For Raytheon Drone Competition.

Anticipated funding: $15,000

January 22, 2024


Zhu Shanjiang and Anand N. Vidyashankar receive funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Zhu Shanjiang and Anand N. Vidyashankar received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for EOI to RNS 23-3: Leveraging Connected Car Data to Improve Travel Demand Modeling.

Anticipated funding:  $38,245

January 22, 2024


Lannan Luo receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Lannan Luo received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Unsupervised Binary Code Translation for Low-Resource Architectures with Applications to Vulnerability.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

January 16, 2024


Qiang Zeng receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Qiang Zeng received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Towards Lifetime Supply Chain Security for Internet of Things: Testing an Update Before Trusting It.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

January 16, 2024


Vijay K. Shah receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Vijay K. Shah received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Fingerprinting Technology for Enhancing 5G/NextG O-RAN Supply Chain Risk.

Anticipated funding: $49,993

January 16, 2024


Md Tanvir Arafin received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Md Tanvir Arafin receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Securing Chiplet-based Semiconductor Manufacturing from Untrusted Supply Chains.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

January 16, 2024


Jason F. Goldberg receives funding from Inova Healthcare

Jason F. Goldberg received funding from Inova Healthcare for MicroRNA in Pediatric Heart Transplant Rejection

Anticipated funding: $149,825

January 8, 2024


Kuo Tian receives funding from the Electric Power Research Institute

Kuo Tian received funding from the Electric Power Research Institute for PFAS Stabilization

Anticipated funding: $25,000

January 8, 2024


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Cyber Sentinel: Safeguarding Autonomous Vehicle Supply Chains against Backdoors and Hardware

Anticipated funding:  $100,000


Gurdip Singh receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Gurdip Singh received funding from the NSF for EAGER: Distributed Computing Models and Algorithms for Pervasive Systems

Anticipated funding: $258,526

January 2, 2024


Burak Tanyu receives funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Burak Tanyu received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for Evaluating the Feasibility and Benefit on Impervious Layer Inclusion Above Ground Water Table (GWT)

Anticipated funding: $492,516

January 2, 2024


Jiayang Sun receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jiayang Sun received funding from the NIH for Sleep Phenotypes in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI5,635)

Anticipated funding: $5,635

December 11, 2023


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (US DOD)

Ali Khalid Raz received funding from the US DOD for Advanced Model-Based Tools for Portfolio Management and Analytic: System Architecture and Multi-Attribute Decision Making for Integrating Autonomy Phase 2.

Anticipated funding: $20,500

December 5, 2023


Quentin Sanders receives funding from Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)

Quentin Sanders receives funding from (ORAU) for A Robotic System to Automatically, and Quantitatively Assess Hand Tactile Deficits Post-Stroke.

Anticipated funding: $5,000

December 5, 2023


Burak Tanyu receives funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation

Burak Tanyu received funding from the Virginia Department of Transportation for the Collection of Instrumentation Data From the RAP-Aggregate Base Project on Minnieville Road.

Anticipated amount: $36,674

November 13, 2023


Jeffrey Lawrence Moran receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Jeffrey Lawrence Moran received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: ISS: Colloidal Microflyers: Observation and Characterization of (Self-)Thermophoresis through Air in Microgravity

Anticipated funding: $303,524

November 6, 2023


Massimiliano Albanese and Sushil Jajodia receive funding from the National Security Agency

Massimiliano Albanese and Sushil Jajodia received funding from the NSA for the DoD CySP Grant Program - at George Mason University

Anticipated funding: $87,625     

November 6, 2023


Kirin Emlet Furst receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Kirin Emlet Furst received funding from the NSF for Disinfection Resiliency and Microbial Risk in Drinking Water Distribution Systems During Extreme Heat Disasters

Anticipated funding: $385,352

October 30, 2023


Aditya Johri, Khondkar R. Islam, and Vivian Genaro Motti receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Aditya Johri, Khondkar R. Islam, and Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from the NSF for

EAGER: Education DCL: An Embedded Case Study Approach for Broadening Students' Mindset for Ethical and Responsible Cybersecurity in AI.

Anticipated funding:  $299,486

October 23, 2023


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (US DOD)

Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the US DOD for Digital Engineering Tools for Acquisition Support: A Systematic Approach for Autonomous System Acquisition and Integration into SoS via Data-Driven Trade Studies Digital Engineering.

Anticipated funding: $21,000

October 23, 2023


Lap Fai Yu receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority             

Lap Fai Yu received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Detecting Anomalous Virtual Reality Teleoperations via Artificial Intelligence.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

October 23, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

For CCI Scholars Program – Industry Placement.

Anticipated funding: $303,765

October 23, 2023


Lucas R.F. Henneman receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lucas R.F. Henneman received funding from the NIH for Historical social and environmental determinants of memory decline and dementia among U.S. older adults.

Anticipated funding: $92,683

October 16, 2023


Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior (U.S. DOI)

Pei Dong received funding from the US DOI for Engineering Spatial Wood Carbon Scaffolds with Nanocellulose Fillers for Water Deionization Water desalination,

Anticipated funding: $250,000

October 16, 2023


Vivian Genaro Motti receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from the NSF for Success via a Human-Assistive Wearable Technology Partnership Fostering Neurodiverse Individuals' Work Success via Assistive Wearable Technology.

Anticipated funding: $1,871,692

October 16, 2023


Maryam Parsa receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Maryam Parsa received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: NCS-FR: DEJA-VU: Design of Joint 3D Solid-State Learning Machines for Various Cognitive Use-Cases Cognitive Memory, Neuromorphic Computing.

Anticipated funding: $550,000

October 16, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for the CCI Scholars Program – Undergraduate Research.

Anticipated funding: $53,765

October 16, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI - FY24 Teacher Professional Development.

Anticipated funding: $20,000     

October 16, 2023


Brian L. Mark, Yue Wang, and Zhi Tian receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Brian L. Mark, Yue Wang, and Zhi Tian received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for Coherent Sensing Approaches for Dynamic Spectrum Allocation.

Anticipated funding: $45,000     

October 2, 2023


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division for STTR Phase I DIGITAL ENGINEERING -Automated Knowledge Base Extraction and Student Assessment.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

October 2, 2023


Andrian Marcus receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Andrian Marcus received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Bug Report Management 2.0.

Anticipated funding: $238,622

October 2, 2023

 


Kai Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Kai Zeng received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Securing Next G Millimeter-Wave Communication in Programmable RF Environments with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (SECURIS).          

Anticipated funding: $800,000

October 2, 2023


Jonathan L. Auerbach receives funding from the American Statistical Association

Jonathan L. Auerbach received funding from the American Statistical Association for Monitoring and Reporting of the Health of the Federal Statistical System.

Anticipated funding: $108,592

October 2, 2023


Kuo Tian receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Kuo Tian received funding from the USDA for Rural Utilities Service.

Anticipated funding: $132,000

September 25, 2023


Mary L. Cummings receives funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Mary L. Cummings received funding from the ONR for Sidekick for Submarine Watchstander Augmentation (TAPEE)

Anticipated funding: $69,000

September 25, 2023


Gheorghe D. Tecuci receives funding from the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

Gheorghe D. Tecuci received funding from the CIA for Automatic Fake News Detection

Anticipated funding: $78,338

September 25, 2023


Kamaljeet Sanghera receives funding from Prince William Country Public Schools

Kamaljeet Sanghera received funding from Prince William County Public Schools from the Virginia STAR Partnership

Anticipated funding: $500

September 25, 2023


Celso Moller Ferreira and Paul R. Houser receive funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Celso Moller Ferreira and Paul R. Houser received funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for SHORE-BREAK: Assessing and predicting Arctic Coastal Erosion Hazards with ICESat-2.

Anticipated funding: $100,000

September 18, 2023


Seiyon Lee receives funding from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOA)

Seiyon Lee received funding from NOA for EXCLAIM: a Decision Support Toolkit to Mitigate Impacts of Cascading Climate Hazards.

Anticipated funding: $42,389

September 18, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for NoVA Node CCI FY24 Initiatives.

Anticipated funding: $416,666

September 18, 2023


Kai Zeng receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Kai Zeng received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Fingerprinting Techniques for Millimeter-Wave Device Authentication in 5G/NextG Wireless Communications.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

September 18, 2023

Jean-Pierre Auffret, Linton Wells, and David G. Boulos receive funding from the George Mason Research Foundation

Jean-Pierre Auffret, Linton Wells, and David G. Boulos received funding from the George Mason Research Foundation for NATO MERLIN Phase III.

Anticipated funding: $475,791

September 18, 2023


Lily Wang receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Lily Wang received funding from the National Institutes of Health for SCH: Novel and Interpretable Statistical Learning for Brain Imaging Data.

Anticipated funding: $1,199,772\\

September 11, 2023


Daigo Shishika receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Daigo Shishika received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for Rethinking Assignment-based Methods in Multi-agent Differential Games.

Anticipated funding: $239,524 

Sept. 5, 2023


John Stufken receives funding from the Institute of Statistical Sciences

John Stufken received funding from the Institute of Statistical Sciences for Institute of Statistical for for Co-Editorship of Statistica Sinica.

Anticipated funding: $87,672

September 5, 2023


Mark Huntington Snyder receives funding from Northeastern University

Mark Huntington Snyder received funding from Northeastern University for NU/Inclusive Computing.

Anticipated funding: $10,000

September 5, 2023


Mingkui Wei receives funding from Raytheon Systems 

Mingkui Wei received funding from Raytheon Systems for CYSE 492 - Raytheon Zero Trust Architecture. 

Anticipated funding: $15,000 

August 28, 2023


Kai Zeng, Brian L. Mark, and Jiang Weiwen receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army 

Kai Zeng, Brian L. Mark, and Jiang Weiwen received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for an Advanced mmWave Testbed for Wireless Communication Security Research and Education. 

Anticipated funding: $250,000 

August 28, 2023


Leigh S. McCue-Weil receives funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 

Leigh S. McCue-Weil received funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for Developing a Blueprint for r2p "Best Practice." 

Anticipated funding: $9,040  

August 28, 2023


Weiwen Jiang receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Weiwan Jiang received funding from the National Science Foundation for CyberTraining: Pilot: Quantum Research Workforce Development on End-to-End Quantum Systems Integration. 

Anticipated funding: $300,000  

August 28, 2023


Weiwen Jiang and Jessica L. Rosenberg receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) 

Weiwen Jiang and Jessica L. Rosenberg received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: OAC Core: An Integrated Framework for Enabling Temporal-Reliable Quantum Learning on NISQ-era Devices.

Anticipated funding: $330,000 

August 28, 2023 


Elise D. Miller-Hooks receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Elise D. Miller-Hooks received funding from the National Science Foundation for Conference: US-UK Workshop on Transformation in Urban Underground Infrastructure Sensing. 

Anticipated funding: $99,999 

August 28, 2023


John Friedrich Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) 

John Friedrich Shortle receives funding from the FAA for NEXTOR III: DO 21: System Safety Management Transformation (SSMT).  

Anticipated funding: $148,000 

August 28, 2023


Kevin Patrick Moran and Ziyu Yao receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) 

Kevin Patrick Moran and Ziyu Yao received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Toward Understandability and Interpretability for Neural Language Models of Source Code. 

Anticipated funding: $745,197 

August 28, 2023


Siddhartha Sikdar, Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, and Holly C. Matto receive funding from VentureWell

Siddhartha Sikdar, Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, and Holly C. Matto received funding from VentureWell for Coordinating Opioid Network Needs with Expert Clinical Teams (iCONNECT). 

Anticipated funding: $5,000 

August 28, 2023


Maryam Parsa receives funding from the U.S. Army 

Maryam Parsa received funding from the U.S. Army for the National Automotive Center 

Automotive Research Center (ARC) A Center for Excellence in Modeling and Simulation of Ground Vehicles Supported by the National Automotive Center. 

Anticipated funding: $126,000 

August 28, 2023


Amarda Shehu receives funding from the NSF

Amarda Shehu received two NSF awards:

  • Learning Protein-ish: Foundational Insight on Protein Language Models for Better Understanding, Democratized Access, and Discovery. Anticipated funding: $599,948.
  • IIBR: Innovation: Bioinformatics: "Linking Chemical and Biological Space: Deep Learning and Experimentation for Property-Controlled Molecule Generation." Anticipated funding: $299,320.

August 1, 2023


Viviana Maggioni receives funding from NASA

Viviana Maggioni received funding from NASA for Machine learning-based flash flood forecasting in West Africa with satellite observations.

Anticipated funding: $20,675

August 14, 2023


Nora McDonald receives funding from the NSF

Nora McDonald received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Beyond App-centric Privacy: Investigating Privacy Ecosystems among Vulnerable Populations.

Anticipated funding: $393,256

August 14, 2023


Jinwei Ye receives funding from the NSF

Jinwei Ye received funding from the NSF for CRII: RI: General Surface Reconstruction via Polarized Computational Imaging.

Anticipated funding: $40,586
August 14, 2023


Brian L. Mark receives funding from the DoD

Brian L. Mark receives funding from the DoD for Aspire/CCI Partnership Capstone Experience.

Anticipated funding: $5,000
August 14, 2023


Cameron Nowzari receives funding from Virginia Commonwealth University

Cameron Nowzari received funding from Virginia Commonwealth University for Defend the Republic ‐ Multi‐Ball Capturing Robot.

Anticipated funding: $5,000
August 14, 2023


Thanhvu H. Nguyen receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Thanhvu H. Nguyen received funding from the National Science Foundation for FMitF: Track II: Cybolic: a symbolic execution technique and tool for analyzing CMake build scripts. 

Anticipated funding: $97,242
August 7, 2023


Hemant Purohit received funding from Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Hemant Purohit receives funding from Oak Ridge Associated Universities for Holistic Human Identity Mapping.

Anticipated funding: $34,000
August 7, 2023


Giorgio Ascoli receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy

Giorgio Ascoli received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for CRCNS22 Learning Rules in the Hippocampus and their Mapping to Neuromorphic Systems.

Anticipated funding: $250,001
August 7, 2023


Lei Yang receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Lei Yang received funding from the National Institutes of Health to Achieve Fairness in AI-Assisted Mobile Healthcare Apps through Unsupervised Federated Learning. 

Anticipated funding: $173,978
August 7, 2023


Ziyu Yao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Ziyu Yao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Calibrating Trust in Human-Machine Interactions with Algorithm Transparency.

Anticipated funding: $59,980 
August 7, 2023


Jean-Pierre Auffret receives funding from Deloitte & Touche

Jean-Pierre Auffret received funding from Deloitte & Touche for HAYSTAC    Human dynamics and movement trajectories.

Anticipated funding: $19,698
July 18, 2023


Brittany Johnson-Matthews receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Brittany Johnson-Matthews received funding from the National Science Foundation for Conference: VL/HCC 2023 Graduate Consortium.

Anticipated funding: $19,968
July 18, 2023


Jiayang Sun and Carolyn Drews-Botsch receive funding from Inova Healthcare

Jiayang Sun and Carolyn Drews-Botsch received funding from Inova Healthcare for Two Year Joint Pilot Training Program.

Anticipated funding: $39,248 
July 18, 2023


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Science Foundation for CCRI: Planning-C: Facilitating Language Technologies for Crisis Response.

Anticipated funding: $98,899
July 10, 2023


Wing Ching Lam and Kevin Patrick Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation

Wing Ching Lam and Kevin Patrick Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: CCRI: An Infrastructure and Dataset for Research in Android Testing & Analysis.

Anticipated funding: $66,250

July 10, 2023


Lap Fai Yu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lap Fai Yu receives funding from the National Science Foundation for FW-HTF-R: Collaborative Research: Worker-AI Teaming to Enable ADHD Workforce Participation in the Construction Industry of the Future

Anticipated funding: $462,501

July 10, 2023


Kathleen E. Wage received funding from the Office of Naval Research

Kathleen E. Wage received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Mode sensing and prediction in deep ocean environments.

Anticipated funding: $366,909

July 10, 2023


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
for Shoreline Transformational Adaptation: Forward-Looking Nature-based Climate Resilience.

Anticipated funding: $123,473

July 2, 2023


Daigo Shishika receives funding from the US Department of the Army

Daigo Shishika received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for Arches: Autonomous Resilient Cognitive Heterogeneous Swarms.

Anticipated funding: $52,294

July 2, 2023


Remi Veneziano receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Remi Veneziano received funding from the National Science Foundation for Towards a clinically translatable and standardized tissue ‘paint/contrast agent.

Anticipated funding: $50,000

July 2, 2023


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the National Security Agency

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Security Agency for SCALE 2023.

Anticipated funding: $6,840

July 2, 2023

Qiliang Li receives funding from the National Institute of Standards & Technology

Qiliang Li received funding from the National Institute of Standards & Technology for the Study of Ga2O3 Diodes and MOS Devices for Application in Power Devices and Sensors.

Anticipated funding: $22,434

June 21, 2022


Rochelle R. Jones receives funding from the Department of Defense

Rochelle R. Jones received funding from the Department of Defense for SOFSA 05 Efficient Warehouse.

Anticipated funding: $5,000

June 11, 2023


Pilgyu Kang receives funding from Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

Pilgyu Kang receives funding from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology for Nanostructuring and Hybridization of porous polymers for stimuli-responsive devices diagnostic, gold nanoparticle, graphene, and surface-enhanced plasmonics.

Anticipated funding: $30,811

June 11, 2023

Duminda Wijesekera and Eric W. Vollmecke receive funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Duminda Wijesekera and Eric W. Vollmecke received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for Phase II AF 21B-T001 Leveraging an Edge-Based Cross-Domain Services Framework to Simplify Planning

Anticipated funding: $274,005

June 4, 2023


Yue Wang receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Yue Wang received funding from the National Science Foundation for CIF: Small: Signal Processing and Learning for NOMA Millimeter-Wave Massive MIMO Systems

Anticipated funding:  $328,000

June 4, 2023


Qiliang Li receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Qiliang Li received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for Collaborative Capstone Projects with the Army C5ISR Center Research & Technology Integration Directorate
Anticipated funding: $8,500
May 30, 2023


Lucas R.F. Henneman receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

Lucas R.F. Henneman received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for Accounting for the health benefits of air pollution regulations in China, 2008-2020.

Anticipated funding: $84,248
May 30, 2023


Bo Han, Parth Pathak, Lap Fai Yu, and Songqing Chen receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Bo Han, Parth Pathak Lap Fai Yu, and Songqing Chen received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: CCRI: New: CoMIC: A Collaborative MobileImmersive Computing Research Infrastructure for Multi-user XR.

Anticipated funding: $1,500,000
May 30, 2023


Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Foteini Baldimtsi received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Cryptographic accumulators and revocation of credentials.

Anticipated funding: $239,970
May 30, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Cyber Acceleration, Translation, and Advanced Prototyping for University Linked Technology (CATAPULT) 2023-2024 

Anticipated funding: $200,000 
May 15, 2023


Jonathan L. Auerbach receives funding from the American Statistical Association 

Jonathan L. Auerbach received funding from the American Statistical Association for COVID-19 Research Database Grant Accelerator 

Anticipated funding:$34,000
May 15, 2023


Wei Mingkui receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority 

Wei Mingkui received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Using Code-Glyph Mismatched Fonts to Protect Websites from Web Scrapinganti-scraping, 

Anticipated funding: $50,000
May 15, 2023


Samuel Dov Gordon receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Samuel Dov Gordon received funding from the National Science Foundation for SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: New Approaches for Large Scale Secure Computation

Anticipated funding: $402,009
May 15, 2023


Itamara Lochard receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Itamara Lochard received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Habitus and the Information Environment: An Ethnographic Case Study of Digital Anthropology 

Anticipated funding: $810,104
May 15, 2023


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding for CCI+A FY23 from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority
Anticipated funding: $243,332
May 8, 2023


Ali Khalid Raz receives funding from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity

Ali Khalid Raz received funding from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
ARLIS Support for IARPA’s STG AI-ML Solutions Program
Anticipated funding: $100,000
May 8, 2023

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: EAGER: IC-Cloak: Integrated Circuit Cloaking against Reverse Engineering.
Anticipated funding: $140,976
April 24, 2023


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI NoVa Node Cybersecurity Traineeship.
Anticipated funding: $490,000
April 24, 2023


Eric W. Vollmecke receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Eric W. Vollmecke received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for Tentacle Demonstration and Architecture Support to FUSE. 
Anticipated funding: $105,000
April 24, 2023


Myeong Lee receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services  

Myeong Lee received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Mapping Information Ecology: Understanding the Fragmentation of Disability Service Information.

Anticipated funding: $149,921
April 24, 2023


Kamaljeet Sanghera receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Kamaljeet Sanghera received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for Design and Delivery a high-school student pilot of a summer, hands-on experience in AI, and an understanding of AI's ethical and social impact.

Anticipated funding: $150,000
April 17, 2023


Daigo Shishika receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Daigo Shishika received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Distributed Intelligence with Lighter-Than-Air Vehicles.

Anticipated funding:  $265,000
April 17, 2023


Vijay Shah receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Vijay Shah received funding from the National Science Foundation for  Collaborative Research: Research Infrastructure: CCRI: New: Distributed Space and Terrestrial Networking Infrastructure for Multi-Constellation Coexistence.

Anticipated funding:  $299,989
April 17, 2023


Qiang Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Qiang Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation for CCRI: Medium: Collaborative Research: Hardware-in-the-Loop and Remotely Accessible/Configurable/Programmable Internet of Things (IoT) Testbeds.

Anticipated funding:  $320,545         
April 17, 2023


Duminda Wijesekera receives funding from Hilton Worldwide

Duminda Wijesekera received funding from Hilton Worldwide for Card-Based Access Control, Cell phone-based access control, and Connected Hotel rooms.

Anticipated funding:  $75,000
April 17, 2023

Sushil Jajodia receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Sushil Jajodia received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Rethinking Adaptive Cyber Defense, Optimization, and Reinforcement Learning in an Adversarial Environment.

Anticipated funding:  $140,000 
April 10, 2023    


Qiang Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Qiang Zeng received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Medium: Towards Understanding and Handling Problems Due to Coexistence of Multiple IoT Platforms.

Anticipated funding:  $264,849 
April 10, 2023    


Jinwei Yereceives funding from the National Science Foundation    

Jinwei Ye received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: RI: Small: Motion Field Understanding for Enhanced Long-Range Imaging.

Anticipated funding: $149,572 
April 10, 2023    


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research                             

Ali Beheshti received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Surface Integrity and Tribological Study of Propulsion Shaft Materials Subjected to Advanced Surface Strengthening Treatments.

Anticipated funding: $44,122
March 27, 2023         


Moinul Hossain receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)                  

Moinul Hossain received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for CRII: CNS: Security Assessment of Spectrum Coexistence in Co-located Heterogeneous Wireless IoT Networks.         

Anticipated funding: $134,706          
March 27, 2023         


Moinul Hossain receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army               

Moinul Hossain received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for ArtlAMAS 2.12 Slicing-Enabled Private 5G Network to Support AI and Autonomy for Multi-Agent Systems.

Anticipated funding: $118,694
March 27, 2023         


Duminda Wijesekera and Bo Yu receive funding from Peraton

Duminda Wijesekera and Bo Yu received funding from Peraton for Intelligent Edge with 5G Technology and Edge Security..

Anticipated funding:  $50,009
March 27, 2023         


Qiang Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Qiang Zeng received funding from the National Science Foundation for CAREER: Towards Secure and Usable IoT Authentication Under Constraints. 

Anticipated funding: $92,257     
March 20, 2023


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency
for Septic to Sewer. Justice-focused strategies for addressing coastal septic failures under sea-level rise and increased flooding.

Anticipated funding: $226,000 
March 20, 2023        


Ali Khalid Raz and Eric W. Vollmecke receive funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Ali Khalid Raz and Eric W. Vollmecke received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for Integrated Photonics for Sustained Operations.    

Anticipated funding: $900,000 
March 20, 2023


Eric W. Vollmecke receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force 

Eric W. Vollmecke received funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force for
SAF/COM USCYBERCOM Operations and Maintenance Support
Anticipated funding: $4,941,325 
March 20, 2023


Bo Yu, Nupoor Jalindre, and Nirup M. Menon receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority                                             

Bo Yu, Nupoor Jalindre, and Nirup M. Menon received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Automated Privacy Positioning with Context-Awareness in Wearable Technology.
Anticipated funding: $60,000
March 6, 2023           


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI’s Teacher Cybersecurity Professional Development Program FY23
Anticipated funding: $30,000
March 6, 2023


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for the CCI Scholars Program – Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Anticipated funding:  $90,000
February 27, 2023      


Krzysztof M. Gaj receives funding from Virginia Tech

Krzysztof M. Gaj received funding from Virginia Tech for Resurrecting SIKE: Developing and Implementing New Isogeny-Based Post-Quantum Schemes implementation.
Anticipated funding: $34,999
February 20, 2023


Remi  Veneziano receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation

Remi  Veneziano received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation for A novel targeted near-infrared contrast agent (CA) platform for real-time intraoperative tumor margin imaging.
Anticipated funding: $74,954
February 20, 2023     


Duminda Wijesekera and Cing-Dao Kan receive funding from the Federal Highway Administration         

Duminda Wijesekera and Cing-Dao Kan received funding from the Federal Highway Administration for Driver Visual Searching Behavior when Navigating through Alternative Intersections.
Anticipated funding: $201,162
February 13, 2023     


Kun Sun receives funding from the Office of Naval Research           

Kun Sun received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Reference-based Automatic Security Patch Generation.
Anticipated funding: $50,000
February 13, 2023     


Lance C. Sherry receives funding from US Department of Defense 

Lance C. Sherry received funding from US Department of Defense for Electronic Operations Manual for Submersible Maritime Platform (“Everything Tablet”).
Anticipated funding: $5,000
February 13, 2023


Sushil Jajodia receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

 Sushil Jajodia received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Rethinking Adaptive Cyber Defense, Optimization, and Reinforcement Learning in an Adversarial Environment.
Anticipated funding: $50,000
February 13, 2023


Leigh S. Weil McCue receives funding from the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Leigh S. WeilMcCue Weil receives funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for Developing a Blueprint for r2p "Best Practice."
Anticipated funding: $8,776
February 13, 2023     


Gregory Joseph Stein receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Gregory Joseph Stein received funding from the National Science Foundation for Fast and Reliable Online Retraining and Adaptation for Robot Planning Despite Missing World Knowledge.
Anticipated funding: $499,481
February 13, 2023         


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Ali Beheshti received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Surface Integrity and Tribological Study of Propulsion Shaft Materials Subjected to Advanced Surface Strengthening Treatments.
Anticipated funding: $44,121
February 13, 2023     


Guo Xiaonan receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Guo Xiaonan received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: CCRI: New: Nation-wide Community-based Mobile Edge Sensing and Computing Testbeds.
Anticipated funding $188,104 
February 6, 2023


John Stufken receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)    

John Stufken received funding from the NSF for Collaborative Research: Design-Based Optimal Subdata Selection Using Mixture-of-Experts Models to Account for Big Data Heterogeneity.
Anticipated funding $149,961 
February 6, 2023


Juan Raul Cebral receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)       

Juan Raul Cebral received funding from the DHHS for Computational and Biological Approach to Flow Diversion        
Anticipated funding $131,403 
February 6, 2023    


Henry J. Coffman receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Henry J. Coffman received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for U.S. Armed Services Friendly Forces Identification Using an Enhanced Technology Architecture and Methodology.

Anticipated funding: $3,400  

January 30, 2023


Remi Veneziano, Jeffrey Lawrence Moran, and Pei Dong receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army            

Remi Veneziano, Jeffrey Lawrence Moran, and Pei Dong received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for DNA-Based Hydrogels for Peripheral Nerve Repair        

Anticipated funding: $317,781 
January 24, 2023    


Ziyu Yao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

        
Ziyu Yao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Calibrating Trust in Human-Machine Interactions with Algorithm Transparency
Anticipated funding: $59,980 
January 24, 2023


Sushil Jajodia receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Sushil Jajodia received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Rethinking Adaptive Cyber Defense.
Award amount: $20,000
January 9, 2023         


Bo Han, Hong Xue, and Songqing Chen, Songqing received funding from Virginia Innovative Partnership Authority

Bo Han, Hong Xue, and Songqing Chen, Songqing received funding from Virginia Innovative Partnership Authority for Privacy-preserving Mapping and Localization for Immersive Healthcare Applications.             
Award amount: $60,000
January 9, 2023                     


Evgenios Kornaropoulos and  Rebecca Elizabeth Sutter receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Evgenios Kornaropoulos and  Rebecca Elizabeth Sutter receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Equitable Healthcare via Ethical and Provable De-identification MAP clinics.   
Award amount: $60,000
January 9, 2023         


Quentin Sanders receives funding from the American Society of Engineering Education (NSF)        

Quentin Sanders received funding from the American Society of Engineering Education NSF)
for Gait Retraining. 
Anticipated funding: $259,200 
January 3, 2023    


Thanhvu H. Nguyen receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) 

Thanhvu H. Nguyen received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) 
For CRII: SHF: Analyzing the Linux's KBuild Makefile configurable system.    
Anticipated funding: $32,798 
January 3, 2023


Xuesu Xiao receives funding from the US Department of the Army

Xuesu Xiao received funding from the US Department of the Army for Learning Kinodynamics for Accurate, High-Speed, Off-Road Ground Maneuvers on Unstructured Terrain.    
Anticipated funding: $276,117
January 3, 2023


Kun Sun receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Kun Sun received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Reference-based Automatic Security Patch Generation.
Anticipated funding: $20,000     
January 3, 2023


Zhi Tian and Yue Wang receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Zhi Tian and Yue Wang received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)
For CCSS: Distributed Swarm Learning for Internet of Things at the Edge.
Anticipated funding: $400,000 
January 3, 2023    


Kai Zeng receives funding from Virginia Tech

Kai Zeng received funding from Virginia Tech for Federated and Secure Spectrum Learning for NextG Communications Systems.    
Anticipated funding: $6,667
January 3, 2023     


Jiayang Sun receives funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs 

Jiayang Sun received funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs for Biomarkers for pressure injury risk following spinal cord injury: Development of a multi-scalar predictive model for personalized preventive health care.    
Anticipated funding: $140,000
January 3, 2023


William H. Roeting, Duminda Wijesekera, and Joseph T. Kobsar receive funding from the US Department of the Army    

William H. Roeting, Duminda Wijesekera, and Joseph T.  Kobsar receive funding from the US Department of the Army for Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO) Other Transactional Agreement and Public Private Partnership .
Anticipated funding: 33,118,250     
January 3, 2023
    


Jean-Pierre Auffret receives funding from George Mason Research Foundation    

Jean-Pierre Auffret received funding from George Mason Research Foundation for Information Environment Assessment (IEA) Analytics Engine Prototype.            
Anticipated funding: $687,000
January 3, 2023    


Jie Xu, Wenying Ji, Fengxiu  Zhang, Chaowei Yang, and David W. Wong receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Jie Xu, Wenying Ji, Fengxiu  Zhang, Chaowei Yang, and David W. Wong received funding from the National Science Foundation for SAI-R : Strengthening American Electricity Infrastructure for an Electric Vehicle Future: An Energy Justice Approach.

Award amount: $749,999
December 5, 2022     


Holger Dannenberg receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Holger Dannenberg received funding from the National Institutes of Health for The Role of Sensory Inputs and Cholinergic Modulation for the Coding of Location and Movement Speed in the Entorhinal Cortex.

Award amount: $430,449
December 5, 2022     


Kathleen E. Wage receives funding from the Office of Naval Research                               

Kathleen E. Wage received funding from the Office of Naval Research for Universal Spectral Estimation and Beamforming.

Award amount: $170,033
December 5, 2022     


Duminda Wijesekera and Bo Yu receive funding from Hilton Worldwide

Duminda Wijesekera and Bo Yu receive funding from Hilton Worldwide for Connected Room Penetration Testing.                                      

Award amount: $50,009
November 28, 2022   


William F. Rosenberger receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

William F. Rosenberger receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) For Prospective Change in Preclinical MRI Markers of ADRD Risk and Brain Aging by Race, Socioeconomic Status, and Sex, Alzheimer's Disease.

Award amount: $29,687
November 28, 2022


Kun  Sun, Max Albanese, and Jianli Pan receive funding from the  National Security Agency (NSA)           

Kun  Sun, Max Albanese, and Jianli Pan received funding from the  National Security Agency (NSA) for 2022 NCAE.

Award amount: $500,000
November 22, 2022


Siddhartha  Sikdar receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Siddhartha  Sikdar received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Multimodal imaging biomarkers for investigating fascia, muscle and vasculature in myofascial pain.

Award amount: $1,483,657
November 22, 2022   


Daigo  Shishika, Xuan  Wang,  and Xuesu Xiao, receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Daigo  Shishika, Xuan  Wang,  and Xuesu Xiao received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for Tactical Behaviors for Autonomous Maneuver Collaborative Research Program (TBAM-CRP)-Cycle 1 Sprint Topic: Coordinated and adversarial tactical maneuver in complex terrains.

Award amount: $236,092      
November 22, 2022


Parag  Chitnis  receives funding from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Parag  Chitnis received funding from Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for TRAUMAS: Treatment and recovery augmented with electrical and ultrasound-mediated actuation and sensing.    

Award amount: $180,000
November 22, 2022


Parag  Chitnis  and Siddhartha Sikdar, receive funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (US DOD)

Parag  Chitnis  and Siddhartha Sikdar received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (US DOD) for Wearable Ultrasound systems for Guiding Training and Recovery from Musculoskeletal Injury.

Award amount: $3,144,963   
November 22, 2022


Jianli Pan receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jianli Pan receives funding from the National Science Foundation for CNS Core: Small: DeepEdge: QoE-based Resource Allocation for Future Heterogeneous and Dynamic Edge-IoT Application.

Award amount: $129,887
November 22, 2022   


Lannan Luo receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lannan Luo received funding from the National Science Foundation for SaTC: CORE: Small: Semantics-Oriented Binary Code Analysis Learning from Recent Advances in Deep Learning.

Award amount: $338,993
November 22, 2022


Duminda  Wijesekera, Santos Jha, and Matthew Jablonski receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Duminda  Wijesekera, Santos Jha, and Matthew Jablonski received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Creating a Cyber Security Foundational Basis for Virtualized End-to-End NextG Services.

Award amount: $80,000
November 22, 2022


Duminda  Wijesekera and Bo Yu receive funding from Peraton

Duminda  Wijesekera and Bo Yu received funding from Peraton for Provider-Agnostic Scalable Serverless Architecture.

Award amount: $49,742
November 22, 2022   


Michael R. Hieb, Ali Khalid Raz, and Lance C. Sherry receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation

Michael R. Hieb, Ali Khalid Raz, and Lance C. Sherry receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation for Airspace Awareness Sensor Placement Modeling.

Award amount: $25,000
November 22, 2022   


Cameron  Nowzari and Feitian Zhang receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Cameron  Nowzari and Feitian Zhang received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for Deployment of a Full-Scale Lighter-Than-Air (LTA) Swarm System. 

Award amount: $1,970,208
November 22, 2022


Ozlem  Uzuner receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ozlem  Uzuner received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for Extraction of Symptom Burden from Clinical Narratives of Cancer Patients using Natural Language Processing.

Award amount: $80,362
November 22, 2022   


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI FY22 Initiatives.

Award amount: $1,877,146
November 22, 2022


Lance C. Sherry, John Friedrich Shortle, and Jie Xu receive funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

Lance C. Sherry, John Friedrich Shortle, and Jie Xu received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Analytics to Estimate Collision Risk during Departure and Arrival.         

Grant total: $186,375
November 14, 2022


Robert P. Simon receives funding from Axiom, Inc.

Robert P. Simon received funding from Axiom, Inc. for Network Level Awareness for mobile 5G systems.

Award amount: $76,784
November 14, 2022   


Anand N Vidyashankar receives funding from McKesson Corporation

Anand N Vidyashankar received funding from McKesson Corporation for Automating Continuous Privacy Monitoring and Policy Development (SOW title: De-identification Education and Training Services)         Privacy and Security Risks.

Award amount: $725,000
November 14, 2022


Kai  Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kai  Zeng received funding from the National Science Foundation for NSF Convergence Accelerator Track G: Secure Texting over Non-cooperative Networks and Anti-jamming Enhancement in 5G.

Award amount: $750,000
November 7, 2022


Bo Han receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Bo Han received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Medium: Innovating Volumetric Video Streaming with Motion Forecasting, Intelligent Upsampling, and QoE Modeling.

Award amount: $196,781
November 7, 202


Pei Dong receives funding from George Mason University Foundation                                           

Pei Dong received funding from George Mason University Foundation for Thermal Conductivity Test for Shell                                        

Award amount: $5,040
November 7, 2022


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from Meta Platforms, Inc.

Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from Meta Platforms, Inc. for Machine Translation Beyond the Top-100 Languages                                    

Award amount: $249,761
November 7, 2022


Kai  Zeng receives funding from the US Department of the Navy

Kai  Zeng received funding from the US Department of the Navy for “Spectrum-Efficient, Beam-Agile, Interference-Resilient Millimeter Wave Communications with Reconfigurable Antennas and Intelligent Surfaces.”
Award amount: $1,000,000
October 31, 2022


Ali Beheshti and Shaghayegh Bagheri receive funding from the US Department of Defense    

Ali Beheshti and Shaghayegh Bagheri received funding from the US Department of Defense for Automotive Research Center (ARC) A Center for Excellence In Modeling and Simulation of Ground Vehicles. Supported by the National Automotive Center. 
Award amount: $118,711
October 31, 2022


William H. Roeting, Duminda Wijesekera, and Joseph T. Kobsar receive funding from the US Department of the Army

William H. Roeting, Duminda Wijesekera, and Joseph T. Kobsar received funding from US Department of the Army for Chief Digital and AI Office (CDAO) Other Transactional Agreement and Public Private Partnership US Department of the Army. 
Award amount: 18,866,250  
October 31, 2022   


Paulo Cesar Costa receives funding from Virginia Tech

Paulo Cesar Costa received funding from Virginia Tech for DALNIM: Dependency-based Assessment of Litigious Network events Impacting the Mission.
Award amount: $85,000
October 31, 2022


Foteini  Baldimtsi receives funding from Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Foteini  Baldimtsi received funding from Silicon Valley Community Foundation for New Directions in Proof of Storage.
Award amount: $90,180
October 31, 2022


Parth  Pathak receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Parth  Pathak received funding from the National Science Foundation for CAREER: Unifying Millimeter-wave Networking and Sensing using Commodity Backscatter.                   
Award amount: $827,700
October 31, 2022


Liza Price Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Price Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI NoVa Node Cybersecurity Traineeship
Award amount: $242,000
October 31, 2022


David Lattanzi receives funding from the US Department of Energy

David Lattanzi received funding from the US Department of Energy for Educational Consortium for Energy-related Data Science & Computation in Building Engineering Programs.
Award amount $3,761
October 24, 2022       


Pei  Dong receives funding from the US Department of Energy

Pei  Dong received funding from the US Department of Energy for “Development of Li-Air Batteries.”
Award amount $69,961
October 24, 2022


Lucas Henneman receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Lucas Henneman received funding (EPA) for “Air pollution source impacts at fine scales for long-term regulatory accountability and environmental justice.” 
Award amount $159,626
October 17, 2022       


Massimiliano  Albanese,  Khondkar Islam, Sushil Jajodia, and Ioulia Rytikova receive funding from US Department of Defense (US DoD)

Massimiliano  Albanese,  Khondkar Islam, Sushil Jajodia, and Ioulia Rytikova received funding from US Department of Defense (US DoD) for George Mason University Cybersecurity Scholarship Program. 
Award amount Active $219,636
October 17, 2022       


Kuo Tian receives funding from Raven Industries

Kuo Tian receives funding from Raven Industrie for “Service life prediction of reinforced geomembrane.”
Award amount$159,572
October 17, 2022       


Jeffrey Moran, Remi Veneziano, and Monique van Hoek receive funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Jeffrey Moran, Remi Veneziano, and Monique van Hoek. received funding from NIH for “Enzyme-Powered Self-Propelled DNA Nanoparticles for Disruption and Antibiotic Delivery in Topical Biofilms.”       
Award amount: $571,842.       
October 17, 2022


Ozlem  Uzuner receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ozlem  Uzuner received funding from NIH for “Joint learning methods for event and relation extraction from clinical narratives.”
Award amount $424,874
October 17, 2022       


Kathleen E Wage receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Kathleen E Wage received funding from the Office of Naval Research for “Universal Spectral Estimation and Beamforming       randommatrix theory.”                      
Award amount  $760,414      
October 17, 2022


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Sai Manoj  Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the NSF for “Collaborative Research: CNS Core: Small: NV-RGRA: Non-Volatile Nano-Second Right-Grained Reconfigurable Architecture for Data-Intensive Machine Learning and Graph Computing.” 
Award amount $309,261
October 17, 2022       


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from CCI NoVa Node/Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson Durant received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for “NoVA Node CCY FY23 Initiatives.”                      Award amount  $1,041,667
October 17, 2022


Duminda  Wijesekera Brian Mark, Parth Pathak, Vijay Shah, Kai Zeng receive funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Duminda  Wijesekera Brian Mark, Parth Pathak, Vijay Shah, Kai Zeng received funding from NSF for IUCRC for Planning Grant George Mason University: Center for Wireless Innovation Towards Secure, Pervasive, Efficient and Resilient Next G Networks (WISPER).
Award amount $20,000
October 17, 2022           


Sanmay  Das receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Sanmay  Das received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for FAI: FairGame: An Audit-Driven Game Theoretic Framework for Development and Certification of Fair AI
Award amount $50,000
October 17, 2022


Lei Yang receives funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Lei Yang received funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for “Achieve Fairness in AI-Assisted Mobile Healthcare Apps through Unsupervised Federated Learning.”
Award amount $85,700
October 17, 2022       


Parth  Pathak  receives funding from US Department of Army

Parth  Pathak receives funding from US Department of Army for "Millimeter-wave Networking in Transient Topologies."
Award amount $66,000
October 17, 2022          


Vijay K Shah receives funding from US Department of the Army

Vijay K Shah received funding from US Department of the Army for “5G Technology Platform for Military Base with a Resilient, Green, And Secure Electric Grid (5G-BASE).”
Award amount $10,000
October 17, 2022


Foteini  Baldimtsi receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Foteini  Baldimtsi received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for “Post-quantum proxy re-encryption used in privacy-preserving context.”
Award amount $50,000
October 17, 2022                               


Jinwei Ye receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Jinwei Ye received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Mobile Manufacturing in Uncertain Scenarios.”    
Award amount: $40,489 
October 3, 2022


Ningshi Yao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Ningshi Yao received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Resolving Contentions for Complex Control System with Shared Resources using Robust Model Predictive Control”    
Award amount: $329,694
October 3, 2022


Itamara Lochard receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Itamara Lochard received funding from the Office of Naval Research for “Habitus and the Information Environment: An ethnographic case study of digital anthropology” from the Office of Naval Research    
Anticipated funding: $810,104
October 3, 2022        


Khaled  Khasawneh receives funding from the National Science Foundation    

Khaled  Khasawneh received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Approximate Computing for Machine Learning Security: Foundations and Accelerator Design 
Award amount: $195,362 
October 3, 2022 


Xuan Wang receives funding from the Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education

Xuan Wang received funding from the Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education for “A Distributed Learning Framework for Multi-robot Cooperative Control.” 
Award amount: $27,780
October 3, 2022            


Myeong  Lee receives funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Myeong  Lee received funding from the NSF for “Collaborative Research: HCC: MEDIUM: Understanding the Present and Designing the Future of Risk Prediction IT in Fire Departments.”
Award amount: $264,614
September 26, 2022


Paulo Cesar Costa and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from US Department of the Air Force (USAF)                                  

Paulo Cesar Costa and Duminda Wijesekera received funding from the USAF for “ADS-Bsec Distributed Key Management for UAM Networks.” 
Award amount: $75,000
September 26, 2022  

 


Giorgio Ascoli  receives funding from US Department of Energy (USDOE)              

Giorgio Ascoli  received funding from the USDOE for “Learning Rules in the Hippocampus and their Mapping to Neuromorphic Systems.”
Award amount: $81,335
September 26, 2022  


Paulo Cesar Costa receives funding from the Brazilian Army Commission

Paulo Cesar Costa received funding from the Brazilian Army Commission for “System of Command and Control Systems S²C²”
Award amount:  $21,890
September 26, 2022


Burak Tanyu receives funding from SOLMAX

Burak Tanyu received funding from SOLMAX for “Evaluating the Compatibility of PVC-coated Geogrid to be used in MSE structures that Contain Recycled Concrete Aggregate.”
Award amount: $198,637
September 26, 2022                 


Myeong  Lee receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Myeong Lee received funding from the National Science Foundation for "DASS: Exploring how convergence methods foster shared accountability to reveal, map, and mitigate the sources and dynamics of bias across social service provisioning systems                    

Award amount: $306,880  

September 12, 2022        


Lily  Wang  receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lily  Wang  received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Keeping Shelters in Place: Understanding the Impacts of Residential Landlord Decision-Making on Post-Disaster Housing Stability.”      
Award amount: $146,519
August 15, 2022           


Pramita  Bagchi receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Pramita  Bagchi received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research: Empirical Frequency Band Analysis for Functional Time Series.”
Award amount: $250,669
August 15, 2011


Evgenios  Kornaropoulos receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Evgenios  Kornaropoulos received funding from the National Science Foundation for “Collaborative Research : SaTC : CORE : Medium : The Next Generation of Leakage Attacks and Defenses for Encrypted Databases.”
Award amount: $114,466
August 15, 2022         

Weiwen Jiang receives funding from US Department of Energy

Weiwen Jiang received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for "Intelligent Quantum Sensing with Quantum Neural Networks."
Award amount $40,000
August 8, 2022

Parth Pathak receives funding for MERL Cross Technology Wireless Research

Parth Pathak received funding for "MERL Cross Technology Wireless Research" from George Mason University Foundation        

Award amount $5,000
June 13, 2022 


Jinwei Ye receives funding from the National Science Foundation                                      

Jinwei Ye received funding from the National Science Foundation for "RI: Small: Computational Imaging for Underwater Exploration    computer vision."   

Award amount: $499,495
June 6, 2022


Khaled Khasawneh receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Khaled Khasawneh received funding from the National Science Foundation
for Collaborative Research: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Targeted Microarchitectural Attacks and Defenses in Cloud Infrastructure."
Award amount $600,000       
June 6, 2022


Massimiliano Albanese receives funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Massimiliano Albanese received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "Preparing Virginia’s Workforce to Secure the Nation’s Election Infrastructure."        
Award amount $35,985
June 6, 2022   


Kevin Moran receives funding from GMU Foundation

Kevin Moran received funding from GMU Foundation for "Sage Research Lab."
Award amount $8,500
June 6, 2022   


Bo Yu receives funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority                              

"Bo Yu received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for Broadband Adoption Rise in Rural Communities Using Rail Tracks."           
Award amount: $80,000       
June 6, 2022 


Leigh McCue received funding from NSF

Leigh McCue received funding from NSF for "BRITE Relaunch: Persistent and Accessible Maritime Monitoring (PAMM)."  

Award total $8,000
May 24, 2022 


Hemant Purohit receives funding from NSF                                                 

Purohit received funding from the National Science Foundation for “EAGER: Inclusive-ScamBuster: Inclusive Scam Detection Methods for Social Media to Design Assistive Tools for Protecting Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.”                   

Award total $299,248
May 24, 2022           


Shanjiang Zhu receives funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Shanjiang Zhu received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for “Developing a Technical Memo on the Modeling of the I-66 Express Toll Lanes and a Plan for Model Update and Maintenance.”

Award total $33,757
May 24, 2022

John Shortle receives funding from GMU Foundation

John Shortle received funding from GMU Foundation for SEOR.

Award total $4,478
May 24, 2022


Ali Raz, Paulo Costa, and Lance Sherry receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Ali Khalid, Paulo Costa, and Lance Sherry received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for “Cybersecurity Vulnerability Assessment Models for Small Unmanned Aerial Systems    

Award total $80,000
May 24, 2022


Bo Han and Songqing Chen receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority                     

Bo Han and Songqing Chen received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for “Securing the Metaverse: A Privacy-preserving Zero Trust Approach.”

Award total $30,000
May 24, 2022


Evgenios Kornaropoulos and Giuseppe Ateniese receive funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Evgenios Kornaropoulos and Giuseppe Ateniese received funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for “Hardware-Assisted Machine Learning on Encrypted Data in the Real World.”               

Award total 80,000
May 24, 2022


Hemant Purohit receives funding from Western Norway Research Institute

Hemant Purohit received funding from the Western Norway Institute for his grant, “Violence-inducing Behaviour Prevention in Social-Cyber Space of Local Communities.”           
Grant amount $380,860
May 5, 2022   


Lance Sherry receives funding from NASA

Lance Sherry received funding from NASA for “Analytic Standard Operating Procedure Digital Assistant (ASOPDA)
Award amount: $219,967 
April 25, 2022    


Lucas Henneman receives funding from Environmental Protection Agency

Lucas Henneman received funding from the EPA for “Predictive, source-oriented modeling and measurements to evaluate community exposures to air pollutants and noise from unconventional oil and gas development.”
Grant amount $74,376 
April 18, 2022    


Lance Sherry, Ali Khalid Raz, Brett Berlin, John Shortle, James Baldo received funding from the Department of Defense

Lance Sherry, Ali Khalid Raz, Brett Berlin, John Shortle, and James Baldo received funding from the Department of Defense for “Holistic Assurance Framework: Fast Time Emergent Scenario Simulation.”    
Grant amount $100,000
April 18, 2022    


Michael Hieb receives funding from NATO

Michael Hieb received funding from NATO for “Support for C2SIM Sandbox Enhancement & Operation.”
Grant amount $22,500 
April 18, 2022    


Sai Manoj Pudukotia Dinakarrao receives funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority forn”Preserving NextG Cryptography for Power Constrained Devices.” 
Award amount $100,000
April 11, 2022


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Ali Beheshti received funding from the Office of Naval Research for “Cracks initiation/propagation study for Propulsion Shaft Materials subjected to Laser Shock Peening,”
Award amount $35,553
April 11, 2022 


Eric W. Vollmecke receives funding from Air Force Research Laboratory

Eric W. Vollmecke received funding for "Leveraging an Edge Based Cross-domain Service Framework to Simplify Planning" from the Air Force Research Laboratory.
$59,987
April 8, 2022


Kai Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kai Zeng received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Secure Wireless Powered Backscatter Communication for IoT." 
Award Amount $280,000
April 8, 2022


Cameron Nowzari receives funding from U.S. Navy

Cameron Nowzari received funding from the U.S. Navy for "The Cycle of Emergence: Structure, Agency, and the Environment."                Grant total: $170,001
March 21, 2022


Hemant Purohit receives funding from Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Hemant Purohit received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership for, “Characterizing Biases in Automated Scam Detection Tools for Social Media to Aid Individuals with Developmental Disabilities.”
Grant total: $40,000  
March 21, 2022         


Vijay Shah receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Vijay Shah received funding from the National Science Foundation
for Collaborative Research: SWIFT: Context-Aware Spectrum Coexistence dEsign aNd implemenTation in Satellite Bands (ASCENT)    National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant total: $184,500 
March 14, 2022    


Xiang Chen receives funding from the National Science Foundation        

Xiang Chen received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CAREER: "Adapt, Learn, Collaborate"" — Closing the Pervasive Edge AI Loop with Liquid Intelligence."
Grant total: $580,000   
March 14, 2022


Juan Cebral receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Juan Cebral received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
For “Computational and Biological Approach to Flow Diversion.”
Grant total: $149,550
March 14, 2022


Pei Dong receives funding from George Mason University Foundation

Pei Dong received funding from George Mason University Foundation for     “Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids for Modern Engines and E-Vehicles Cooling System.”
Grant total: $14,580 
March 14, 2022


Pei Dong receives funding from George Mason University Foundation    

Pei Dong received funding from George Mason University Foundation for     “Advanced Heat Transfer Fluids for Modern Engines and E-Vehicles Cooling System.”
Grant total: $2,500
March 14, 2022


Holger Dannenberg receives funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services

Holger Dannenberg received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services for “The Role of Sensory Inputs and Cholinergic Modulation for the Coding of Location and Movement Speed in the Entorhinal CortexMemory-guided navigation.”
Grant amount $302,675
March 10, 2022


Vijay Shah receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Vijay Shah received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative research: CCRI: New: Open AI Cellular (OAIC): Prototyping Artificial intelligence-Enabled Control and Testing Systems for Cellular Communications Research."
Grant total $295,018
February 28, 2022


Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy

Pei Dong received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for "In-situ Characterization of Electrode/Electrolyte Interface."
Grant total  $69,926.
February 28, 2022


Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Foteini Baldimtsi received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CAREER: Privacy Preserving Transactions with Accountability Extensions." Grant total: $106,985.
February 21, 2022.


Pei Dong receives funding from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Pei Dong receives funding from the USDA for "Partnership: Biomass-based Nanocomposite Electrodes with Insertion Materials for Desalinating Brackish Agricultural Drainage."Grant total $46,107.
February 21, 2022.


Mohan Venigalla receives funding from the US Department of Transportation (USDOT)

Mohan Venigalla receives funding from the US Department of Transportation (USDOT) for "Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program Graduate Fellowship." Grant total: $35,000.
February 21, 2022.


Kuo Tian receives funding from Textiles Coated International

Kuo Tian receives funding from Textiles Coated International for "Response of Wrinkles of Everliner and HDPE GM under High Confining Stress." Grant total: $9,419.
February 21, 2022.


Liza Wilson-Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson-Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "CCI Scholars Program – High School Experiential Learning Program." Grant total: $89,996.
February 16, 2022.


Kuo Tian receives funding from Textiles Coated International 

Kuo Tian receives funding from Textiles Coated International for "Response of Wrinkles of Everliner and HDPE GM under High Confining Stress." Grant total: $9,419.
February 14, 2022.


Mohan Venigalla receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Mohan Venigalla receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Graduate Fellowship. Grant total: $35,000.
February 14, 2022.


Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture 

Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for "Partnership: Biomass-based Nanocomposite Electrodes with Insertion Materials for Desalinating Brackish Agricultural Drainage." Anticipated funding: $165,000.
February 14, 2022.


Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Foteini Baldimtsi received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CAREER: Privacy-Preserving Transactions with Accountability Extensions." Anticipated funding: $548,147.
February 14, 2022.


Kuo-Chu Chang receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force

Kuo-Chu Chang received funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force for "Explainable and Transparent Machine Learning for Autonomous Decision Making (EXTRA)." Award amount: $280,000.
February 9, 2022.


Stephanie Dailey and Kathryn Laskey receive funding from the MITRE Corporation

Stephanie Dailey and Kathryn Laskey receive funding from the MITRE Corporation for Simulation Experiments (SIMEX). Grant total: $123,905.
February 7, 2022.


Vivian Genaro Motti receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "Human-Centric Training for Privacy and Security Controls: Bridging the Awareness Gap for Diverse Populations. Grant total: $40,000.
January 28, 2022.


Eric Osterweil receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Eric Osterweil received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "Enabling Invisible Security and Privacy for Resilient Human-Centric Cybersecurity Systems." Grant total: $40,000.
January 28, 2022.


Zhisheng Yan receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Zhisheng Yan received funding from the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award: "Machine-centered Cyberinfrastructure for Panoramic Video Analytics in Science and Engineering Monitoring." Anticipated funding: $500,000.
January 21, 2022.


Stephanie Dailey and Kathryn Laskey receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Stephanie Dailey and Kathryn Laskey received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for "simulation experiments (SIMEX)." Grant total: $123,905.
January 21, 2022.


Kuo Tian receives funding from the Electric Power Research Institute

Kuo Tian received funding from the Electric Power Research Institute for the "evaluation of the degradation of HPDE geomembrane installed at a utility evaporation pond after 20-yr service." Grant total: $35,300.
January 20, 2022.


Khaled Khasawneh and Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Khaled Khasawneh and Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "Energy-Preserving NextG Cryptography for Power Constrained Devices." Grant total: $100,000.
January 18, 2022.


Vivian Genaro Motti receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for "DoT Inclusive Design Challenge: ATLAS - Accessible Technology Leveraged for Autonomous Vehicle System." Grant total: $14,400.
January 13, 2022.


Ali Raz, Shou Matsumoto, Paulo Costa, and Ziyu Yao receive funding from the Air Force

Ali Raz, Shou Matsumoto, Paulo Costa, and Ziyu Yao received funding from the Air Force for "AI Engineering Seedlings." Anticipated funding: $100,000.
January 12, 2022.


Juan Cebral receives funding from the National Institutes of Health 

Juan Cebral receives funding from the National Institutes of Health for "Bridging the Gap from Hemodynamic Stress to Intracranial Aneurysm Instability: An Integrated Multimodal Approach." Anticipated funding: $452,782. 
January 6, 2022.


Massimiliano Albanese and Khondkar Islam receive funding from the National Security Agency 

Massimiliano Albanese and Khondkar Islam receive funding from the National Security Agency for "VA-CNIP: A Coalition for the Virginia Cyber Navigator Internship Program." Grant total: $64,826.
January 6, 2022.


Bo Han and Songqing Chen receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Bo Han and Songqing Chen received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "HEaaS: Securing Cyber-Physical Systems in NextG Using Homomorphic Encryption." Grant total: $100,000.
December 17, 2021.


Robert Simon receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Robert Simon received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for "time series analysis." Grant total: $149,720.
December 16, 2021.


Maryam Parsa receives funding from Intel Corporation

Maryam Parsa received funding from Intel Corporation for 'Learning Neuromorphic Physics-Informed Stochastic Regions of Attraction through Bayesian Optimization." Award amount: $63,202.
December 14, 2021.


Yue Cheng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Yue Cheng received funding from the National Science Foundation for "FMSG: Cyber: Federated deep learning for future ubiquitous distributed additive manufacturing." Anticipated funding: $189,949.
December 10, 2021.


Thanhvu Nguyen receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Thanhvu Nguyen received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Ensuring Safety and Liveness of Modern Systems through Dynamic Temporal Analysis." Anticipated funding: $399,879.
December 9, 2021. 


Liza Wilson-Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson-Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "CCI - Teacher Professional Development Program." Award amount: $25,000.
December 1, 2021.


Lily Wang receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lily Wang received funding from the National Science Foundation for statistical modeling and interference for next-generation functional data. Anticipated funding: $124,999.
November 29, 2021. 


Daigo Shishika receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Daigo Shishika receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for "Arches: Autonomous Resilient Cognitive Heterogeneous Swarms." Grant total: $68,436.
November 17, 2021.


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Science Foundation for "FAI: Quantifying and Mitigating Disparities in Language Technologies." Grant total: $105,000. 
November 17, 2021.


Kevin Moran receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Kevin Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation for "collaborative research: CPS: Medium: Enabling Data-Driven Security and Safety Analyses for Cyber-Physical Systems." Grant total: $382,423.
November 12, 2021. 


Xiang Chen receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Xiang Chen received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for "operating at the intersection of out-of-distribution detection and adversarial machine learning." Anticipated funding: $130,000.
November 12, 2021. 


Lucas Henneman receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Lucas Henneman received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for historical, social, and environmental determinants of memory decline and dementia among U.S. older adults. Grant total: $87,556.
November 5, 2021. 


Aditya Johri receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Aditya Johri received funding from the National Science Foundation for Computing Innovation Fellows 2021 project. Grant total: $270,900.
November 5, 2021. 


Zhi Tian and Yue Wang receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Zhi Tian and Yue Wang received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "securing multi-access edge computing using artificial intelligence." Grant total: $125,000.
November 4, 2021.


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for "user-behavior-aware real-time safety enhancement in vehicular networks." Grant total: $125,000.
November 4, 2021.


Aditya Johri receives funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture

Aditya Johri received funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the AI Institute for Resilient Agriculture. Grant total: $93,363.
November 3, 2021.


Naoru Koizumi, Hadi El Amine, and Chun-Hung Chen receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Naoru Koizumi, Hadi El Amine, and Chun-Hung Chen received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: SCH: Optimal Desensitization Protocol in Support of a Kidney Paired Donation (KPD) System." Grant total: $677,361.
November 3, 2021.


Pei Dong receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Pei Dong received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for "advanced heat transfer fluids for modern engines and e-vehicles cooling system." Grant total: $7,128.
October 29, 2021.


Lance Sherry receives funding from the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia

Lance Sherry receives funding from the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia for "Smart City Infrastructure for Safeguarding Autonomous Vehicles Against Cyber Attacks." Grant total: $55,000.
October 26, 2021.


Leigh McCue-Weil and Nathan Kathir receive funding from the Central Intelligence Agency 

Leigh McCue-Weil and Nathan Kathir received funding from the Central Intelligence Agency for CIA Capstone Project Support.
Grant total: $16,000.
October 25, 2021.


Shima Mohebbi receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Shima Mohebbi received funding from the National Science Foundation for "DISES: Conservation incentives and the socio-spatial dynamics of water sustainability." Grant total: $235,762.
October 25, 2021.


Zhisheng Yan receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Zhisheng Yan received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CRII: OAC: Data Collection Infrastructure for Panoramic Video Monitoring in Wildlife Science." Grant total: $171,838.
October 21, 2021.


Itamara Lochard receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation 

Itamara Lochard received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for Information Environment Assessment (IEA) Analytics Engine Prototype. Grant total: $1,971,396.
October 21, 2021.


Antonios Anastasopoulos and Geraldine Walther receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Antonios Anastasopoulos and Geraldine Walther received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: Language Documentation with an Artificial Intelligence Helper." Grant total: $239,720. 
October 21, 2021.


Michael Buschmann receives funding AexeRNA Therapeutics, LLC

Michael Buschmann received funding AexeRNA Therapeutics, LLC for lipid nanoparticle development. Grant total: $250,000.
October 21, 2021.


Carlotta Domeniconi receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Carlotta Domeniconi received funding from the National Institutes of Health for "SBIR Phase I, Federated Automated Survey Tool (FAST)." Award amount: $72,698.
October 21, 2021.


Michael Buschmann, Patrick Gillevet, and Mikell Paige receive funding from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Michael Buschmann, Patrick Gillevet, and Mikell Paige received funding from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for "Manufacturing and Characterization of Potent mRNA Lipid Nanoparticle Vaccines at Multiple Scales." Anticipated funding: $1,489,271. 
October 20, 2021.


Liza Wilson-Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority 

Liza Wilson-Durant receive funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCI Research Assistantships initiative. Grant total: $80,000.
October 13, 2021.


Leigh McCue-Weil receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy (Office of Naval Research)

Leigh McCue-Weil received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy (Office of Naval Research) for "A Biologically-inspired, Lighter-than-air, Instructional, Mechatronics Program (BLIMP)." Grant total: $258,971.
October 13, 2021.


Behzad Esmaeili, Lap Fai Yu, Maurice Kugler, and Brenda Bannan receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Behzad Esmaeili, Lap Fai Yu, Maurice Kugler, and Brenda Bannan received funding from the National Science Foundation for "FW-HTF-R: Collaborative Research: Worker-AI Teaming to Enable ADHD Workforce Participation in the Construction Industry of the Future." Grant total: $1,200,000.
October 12, 2021. 


Remi Veneziano and Farhang Alem receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Army

Remi Veneziano and Farhang Alem received funding from the U.S. Department of the Army for "DNA-Nanoparticles (DNA-NP) for antigen presentation and vaccine design for aerosolized pathogens." Grant total: $256,530.
October 6, 2021.


Carlotta Domeniconi, Sean Luke, and Hamdi Kavak receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Carlotta Domeniconi, Sean Luke, and Hamdi Kavak receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for detecting criminal disruption of supply chains study. Grant total: $1,000,000.
September 27, 2021.


John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for an "uncertainty analysis and common cause failures for integrated safety assessment model." Grant total: $183,375.
September 24, 2021. 


John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for "simulation-based extensions and operational support for an integrated safety assessment model." Grant total: $84,375.
September 23, 2021.


Alok Berry receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Alok Berry received funding from the National Science Foundation for the Virginia-North Carolina Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, 2017-2022. Grant total: $61,990.
September 23, 2021. 


Ozelm Uzuner receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Ozelm Uzuner received funding from the National Institutes of Health for the "extraction of symptom burden from clinical narratives of cancer patients using natural language processing." Anticipated funding: $20,093.
September 22, 2021. 


Nathalia Peixoto receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force

Nathalia Peixoto received funding from the U.S. Department of the Air Force for an integrated multi-sensor life detection system. Grant total: $224,770. 
September 22, 2021. 


Zhisheng Yan receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Zhisheng Yan received funding from the National Science Foundation for "EAGER: Collaborative Research: Augmented 360 Video for Situation Awareness in Firefighting." Award amount: $150,000.
September 15, 2021. 


Leigh McCue-Weil receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Leigh McCue-Weil receives funding from the National Science Foundation for "BRITE Relaunch: Persistent and Accessible Maritime Monitoring (PAMM)." Award amount: $522,032.
September 14, 2021.


Ali Raz and Paulo Costa receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Ali Raz and Paulo Costa receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for "Standardized High Level Data Fusion (HLDF) System Architecture for Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS)." Award amount: $123,940.
September 13, 2021. 


Lucas Henneman receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

Lucas Henneman received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for "accounting for the health benefits of air pollution regulations in China, 2008-2020." Grant total: $75,048.
September 10, 2021.


Martin Slawski receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Martin Slawski receives funding from the National Science Foundation for "Computational and Statistical Approaches to Regression Problems in the Presence of Linkage Errors." Award amount: $349,999. 
September 7, 2021.


Yue Wang receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Yue Wang received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CIF: Small: Signal Processing and Learning for NOMA Millimeter-Wave Massive MIMO Systems." Award amount: $320,000.
September 7, 2021.


Zhi Tian receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Zhi Tian received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: SWIFT: Intelligent Dynamic Spectrum Access (IDEA): An Efficient Learning Approach to Enhancing Spectrum Utilization and Coexistence." Award amount: $300,000.
September 7, 2021. 


Lance Sherry receives funding from the Department of Defense

Lance Sherry received funding from the Department of Defense for "a model to evaluate aviation detachment manpower options for Navy future vertical lift." Grant total: $10,000.
September 7, 2021.


Kai Zeng receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Kai Zeng receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation for a privacy-preserving and trustworthy spectrum. Grant total: $94,000.
September 7, 2021. 


Kathryn Laskey receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Kathryn Laskey received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for building digital capacity. Grant total: $3,392.
September 7, 2021. 


Kai Zeng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kai Zeng received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: NSF-AoF: CNS Core: Small: Secure Wireless PoweredBackscatter Communication for IoT." Grant total: $280,000.
September 3, 2021.


Duminda Wijesekera and Kai Zeng receive funding from Old Dominion University 

Duminda Wijesekera and Kai Zeng received funding from Old Dominion University for secure and private 5G networks for connected vehicles. Grant total: $71,001.
September 3, 2021. 


Massimiliano Albanese, Ioulia Rytikova, Sushil Jajodia, and Khondkar Islam receive funding from the Department of Defense

Massimiliano Albanese, Ioulia Rytikova, Sushil Jajodia, and Khondkar Islam received funding from the Department of Defense for 2021 George Mason University DoD CySP Grant. Grant total: $175,806. 
September 2, 2021. 


Burak Tanyu receives funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Burak Tanyu received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for "behavior of the EPS Elastic Inclusion at Integral Abutments." Grant total: $224,880.
September 1, 2021. 


Jeffrey Moran and Geraldine Grant receive funding from the Commonwealth Health Research Board

Jeffrey Moran and Geraldine Grant received funding from the Commonwealth Health Research Board for "patient-driven hydrogel-based in vitro models of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis for assessment of targeted nanoparticle therapies." Anticipated funding: $200,000.
September 1, 2021. 


Aditya Johri receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Aditya Johri received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Workshop: ProVis-EER: Developing Professional Vision into Empirical Practices within Engineering Education Research (EER) through Digital Apprenticeship." Grant total: $99,647. 
September 1, 2021. 


David Lattanzi receives funding from the National Science Foundation

David Lattanzi received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: HDR DSC: Infusion of data science and computation into engineering curricula. Grant total: $120,061. 
September 1, 2021. 


Behzad Esmaeili receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation 

Behzad Esmaeili received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the implementation and assessment of work zone intrusion technologies. Grant total: $50,000. 
August 30, 2021. 


Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for "Money Laundering with Crypto Currencies: How widespread is it and how can it be detected through big-data analysis?" Grant total: $41,698.
August 27, 2021. 


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority

Liza Wilson Durant received funding from the Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority for CCY FY22 Initiatives. Anticipated funding: $2,500,000. 
August 26, 2021. 


Kathryn Laskey receives funding from People-Centered Internet

Kathryn Laskey receives funding from People-Centered Internet for building resiliency to COVID-19 by closing the digital divide in Native American communities. Grant total: $77,366.
August 23, 2021.


Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Antonios Anastasopoulos receives funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: RI: Small: NL(V)P: Natural Language (Variety) Processing." Grant total: $165,996.
August 20, 2021. 


Amy Hutchison, Boris Gafurov, Anna Evmenova, Erdogan Kaya, and Jeff Offutt receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Amy Hutchison, Boris Gafurov, Anna Evmenova, Erdogan Kaya, and Jeff Offutt receive funding from the National Science Foundation for a partnership to implement the inclusive computer science model for professional development and a digital platform for PK-6 computer science teaching for students with disabilities. Grant total: $999,985.
August 20, 2021. 


Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense for time series analysis. Grant total: $62,316.
August 20, 2021. 


Dieter Pfoser and Antonios Anastasopoulos receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Dieter Pfoser and Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Science Foundation for "III: Small: From Spatial Language to Spatial Data - a simulation-based approach." Grant total: $489,141.
August 19, 2021.


Nadine Kabbani, Alessandra Luchini, and Amarda Shehu receive funding from the Virginia Center on Aging 

Nadine Kabbani, Alessandra Luchini, and Amarda Shehu received funding from the Virginia Center on Aging for "mechanisms of amyloid interaction and signaling through the nicotinic receptor." Grant total: $45,000.
August 19, 2021. 


Peggy Brouse, Paulo Costa, and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems

Peggy Brouse, Paulo Costa, and Duminda Wijesekera received funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems for ride-sharing service model applied to military operations. Grant total: $50,000. 
August 19, 2021.


Hemant Purohit receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy 

Hemant Purohit receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for holistic human identity mapping. Grant total: $30,000.
August 19, 2021.


Stephanie Dailey, Kathryn Laskey, and Justin Ramsdell receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

Stephanie Dailey, Kathryn Laskey, and Justin Ramsdell received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for "support to NCR security SIMEX 21-4." Grant total: $75,303.
August 19, 2021.


Emanuela Marasco and Massimiliano Albanese receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Emanuela Marasco and Massimiliano Albanese received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "a study on authentication usability of biometric-based multi-factor mechanisms. Grant total: $50,000.
August 19, 2021. 


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for "Staying Afloat: Assessing the long-term financial impacts of sea-level rise adaptation solutions in a historic coastal community (Crisfield, MD)." Anticipated funding: $89,186. 
August 18, 2021.


Vivian Genaro Motti, Sarah Wittman, and Richard Klimoski receive funding from George Mason University

Vivian Genaro Motti, Sarah Wittman, and Richard Klimoski received funding from George Mason University for advancing workplace accessibility by improving neurodiverse individuals' executive function via wearable technology. Grant total: $40,010. 
August 18, 2021. 


Viviana Maggioni, Alexander Brodsky, Yuan Xue, and Paul Houser receive funding from George Mason University

Viviana Maggioni, Alexander Brodsky, Yuan Xue, and Paul Houser receive funding from George Mason University for a decision guidance system for precision agriculture management in a nonstationary environment using advanced machine learning algorithms. Grant total: $39,829.
August 13, 2021. 


Shuochao Yao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Shuochao Yao received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: III: Medium: Principled Uncertainty Quantification in Deep Learning Models for Time Series Analysis." Anticipated funding: $325,933.
August 9, 2021.


Jana Kosecka receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Jana Kosecka received funding from the George Mason University Foundation. Grant total: $5,300.
August 6, 2021. 


Shuochao Yao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Shuochao Yao received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: CPS: Medium: Real-time Criticality-Aware Neural Networks for Mission-critical Cyber-Physical Systems." Grant total: $333,531.
July 28, 2021.


Parag Chitnis, Remi Veneziano, and John Cressman receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Parag Chitnis, Remi Veneziano, and John Cressman received funding from the National Science Foundation for a new class of DNA-templated near-infrared voltage-reporter for deep-brain imaging. Grant total: $498,166.
July 21, 2021.


Juan Cebral, Fernando Mut, and Martin Slawski receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Juan Cebral, Fernando Mut, and Martin Slawski received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for improving cerebral aneurysm risk assessment through understanding wall vulnerability and failure modes. Anticipated funding: $856,255.
July 19, 2021.


Aditya Johri receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Aditya Johri received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CPS: Frontier: Collaborative Research: COALESCE: Context-Aware Learning for Sustainable Cyber-Agricultural Systems." Anticipated funding: $399,948.
July 13, 2021. 


Piotr Pachowicz receives funding from the MITRE Corporation

Piotr Pachowicz receives funding from the MITRE Corporation for a solar energy test station for the evaluation of efficiency and accuracy of power generation. Grant total: $7,500.
July 9, 2021.


Duminda Wijesekera, Kai Zeng, Brian Mark, Yue Wang, Cing-Dao Kan, Bo Yu, Zoran Duric, Paulo Costa, Mingkui Wei, and Chi Yang receives funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund 

Duminda Wijesekera, Kai Zeng, Brian Mark, Yue Wang, Cing-Dao Kan, Bo Yu, Zoran Duric, Paulo Costa, Mingkui Wei, and Chi Yang received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for enhancing the NOVA Node with 5GmmWave capabilities. Grant total: $150,000.
July 7, 2021.


Parth Pathak receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Parth Pathak received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CAREER: Unifying Millimeter-wave Networking and Sensing using Commodity Backscatter." Anticipated funding: $577,075. 
June 30, 2021.


Taylor Anderson, Amira Roess, Sean Luke, Dieter Pfoser, and Andreas Zuefle receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Taylor Anderson, Amira Roess, Sean Luke, Dieter Pfoser, and Andreas Zuefle received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Data-Driven Modeling to Improve Understanding of Human Behavior, Mobility, and Disease Spread." Anticipated funding: $2,293,819. 
June 30, 2021.


Kuo-Chu Chang receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Kuo-Chu Chang received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for "KG-KISS: Knowledge and Information Sharing System with Knowledge Graph." Grant total: $46,000. 
June 29, 2021.


Remi Veneziano and Amanda Still receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Remi Veneziano and Amanda Still received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for "New Hybrid Molecular Modalities Comprised of DNA-Origami and Interfering Peptides as Inhibitors of Protein-Protein Interactions." Anticipated funding: $528,033.
June 23, 2021. 


Sanmay Das receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Sanmay Das received funding from the National Science Foundation for "RI: Small: Efficient and Just Allocation of Scarce Societal Resources, andApplications to Homelessness." Anticipated funding: $459,444.
June 21, 2021. 


Hemant Purohit, Huzefa Rangwala, and Antonios Anastasopoulos receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Hemant Purohit, Huzefa Rangwala, and Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "Designing Tools for Proactive Counter-disinformation Communication to Empower Local Government Agencies." Grant total: $64,971.
June 14, 2021.


Lucas Henneman and Jenna Krall receive funding from Jeffress Memorial Trust 

Lucas Henneman and Jenna Krall receive funding from Jeffress Memorial Trust for "Detailed Emissions in Virginia (DEVA): Identifying Air Pollution Sources for Environmental Justice." Grant total: $100,000. 
June 14, 2021. 


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund 

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "Lightweight Resource-and-Workload-aware Malware Detection in IoT Networked Devices." Grant total: $49,624. 
June 11, 2021. 


Jean-Pierre Auffret and Jamil Jaffer receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Jean-Pierre Auffret and Jamil Jaffer receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "Collective and Collaborative Defense for Virginia Regional Cyber Ecosystems." Grant total: $29,493.
June 9, 2021.


Elise Miller-Hooks, David Lattanzi, and Jonathan Gifford receive funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council 

Elise Miller-Hooks, David Lattanzi, and Jonathan Gifford received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for "approaches to support improved roadway performance in the Commonwealth." Grant total: $200,000.
June 3, 2021.


Sanmay Das receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Sanmay Das received funding from the National Science Foundation for "EAGER: AI-DCL: Exploratory research on the use of AI at the intersection of homelessness and child maltreatment." Anticipated funding: $299,996.
June 3, 2021.


Songqing Chen receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Songqing Chen received funding from the George Mason University Foundation. Grant total: $13,499.
June 2, 2021.


Shima Mohebbi receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Shima Mohebbi received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the development of user-friendly tools and decision-making algorithms for the service life design of ABC bridges. Award amount: $30,000.
June 1, 2021.


Kirin Furst receives funding from George Mason University 

Kirin Furst received funding from George Mason University for slow and steady wins the race: storm sewer baseflows as an untapped opportunity to mitigate urban water pollution. Grant total: $10,000.
June 1, 2021.


Wenying Ji receives funding from George Mason University

Wenying Ji received funding from George Mason University for "Emergency Response Network for Critical Infrastructure Protection under Extreme Events: Data-Driven Network Approach. Grant total: $10,000.
June 1, 2021.


Viviana Maggioni receives funding from George Mason University

Viviana Maggioni received funding from George Mason University for leveraging the next NASA mission to improve the monitoring and forecasting of coastal hazards. Grant total: $10,000. 
June 1, 2021. 


Ali Raz and Paulo Costa receive funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DARPA)

Ali Raz and Paulo Costa received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense (DARPA) for AI and advanced analytics for SAFE-SIM. Grant total: $40,238.
June 1, 2021.


Yue Cheng receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Yue Cheng received funding from the George Mason University Foundation. Grant total: $5,360.
May 28, 2021.


Scott Bruce receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Scott Bruce received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for "the optimal loop diuretic: mechanistic insights from longitudinal changes in blood and urine proteins to explain efficacy and safety of torsemide vs. furosemide after a heart failure hospitalization." Anticipated funding: $13,287.
May 26, 2021. 


Yoo Chung, Lap Fai Yu, and Vivian Genaro Motti receive funding from George Mason University

Yoo Chung, Lap Fai Yu, and Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from George Mason University for context-aware wearable technology for augmentative and alternative communication team. Grant total: $16,550.
May 26, 2021.


Craig Yu and Behzad Esmaeili receive funding from George Mason University

Craig Yu and Behzad Esmaeili received funding from George Mason University for "Synthesizing Construction Safety Training Scenarios for Personalized VR Training." Grant total: $19,000.
May 24, 2021. 


Hemant Purohit and Geraldine Walther receive funding from George Mason University

Hemant Purohit and Geraldine Walther received funding from George Mason University for "ScamBuster: Detecting Emergent Scam Networks on Social Media during Disasters." Grant total: $29,928.
May 24, 2021. 


Thomas LaToza receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Thomas LaToza received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CAREER: SHF: Debugging Mental Models." Grant total: $322,574.
May 22, 2021.


Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy

Pei Dong received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for a study of high-performing and coking resistant electrocatalyst for non-oxidative aromatization of natural gas. Grant total: $59,917.
May 18, 2021.


Daigo Shishika receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Daigo Shishika received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for "Arches: Autonomous Resilient Cognitive Heterogeneous Swarms." Grant total: $99,998. 
May 17, 2021. 


Linton Wells and Jean-Pierre Auffret receive funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce

Linton Wells and Jean-Pierre Auffret received funding from the U.S. Department of Commerce for "Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust Resiliency & Business Innovation (RBI) Project." Grant total: $30,000.
May 17, 2021.


Ali Beheshti receives funding from the Office of Naval Research

Ali Beheshti received funding from the Office of Naval Research for "Surface Integrity and Microindentation Study of Propulsion Shaft Materials subjected to Laser Shock Peening." Grant total: $100,227.
May 17, 2021.


Eric Osterweil receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Eric Osterweil received funding from the George Mason University Foundation. Grant total: $4,250.
May 14, 2021.


Ali Raz receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy

Ali Raz received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for "novel hypersonic vehicle maneuvers via reinforcement learning techniques." Grant total: $50,000.
May 13, 2021.


Lucas Henneman receives funding from the Environmental Protection Agency

Lucas Henneman received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency for "Regional Air Pollution Mixtures: The Past and Future Impacts of Emission Controls and Climate Change on Air Quality and Health." Grant total: $24,992.
April 26, 2021.


Ozlem Uzuner receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Ozlem Uzuner received funding from the National Institutes of Health for large-scale clinical and economic impact analysis of potentially malignant incidental findings in radiology reports. Grant total: $917,295. 
April 26, 2021. 


Shanjiang Zhu receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Shanjiang Zhu received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for "Developing an Android Platform for Targeted Public Outreach Regarding Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities." Grant total: $11,132.
April 26, 2021.


Behzad Esmaeili received funding from the National Science Foundation

Behzad Esmaeili received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: Improving Worker Safety by Understanding Risk Compensation as a Latent Precursor of At-risk Decisions." Anticipated funding: $42,811.
April 20, 2021. 


Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Antonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Endowment for the HumanitiesAntonios Anastasopoulos received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities for unlocking endangered language resources. Grant total: $349,283. 
April 8, 2021.


Yue Cheng receives a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation

Yue Cheng received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation entitled "CAREER: Harnessing Serverless Functions to Build Highly Elastic Cloud Storage Infrastructure." Anticipated funding: $572,897.
April 5, 2021.


Vadim Sokolov receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Vadim Sokolov received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for "STTR Phase II Topic N19A-T017 - Predictive Graph Convolutional Networks." Anticipated funding: $600,005.
April 4, 2021.


Pei Dong receives funding from the US Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Direct

Pei Dong received funding from the US Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Direct for "Acquisition of a Remotely Operated Vehicle with Underwater GPS for Application of Microelectronic Sensors in Aquatic Environmental Monitoring." Grant total: $15,000.
April 4, 2021.


Duminda Wijesekera, Cing-Dao Kan, and Bo Yu receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Duminda Wijesekera, Cing-Dao Kan, and Bo Yu received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "5GEM: 5G MEC-Enhanced C-V2X for Intersection Management." Grant total: $217,790. 
April 1, 2021. 


Vivian Genaro Motti receives funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Vivian Genaro Motti receives funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "User-Centric Privacy Controls for Smart Home Devices." Grant total: $135,489.
March 30, 2021.


Kai Zeng and Brian Mark receive funding from the Virginia Investment Research Fund

Kai Zeng and Brian Mark received funding from the Virginia Investment Research Fund for "Enhancing 5G Wireless Network Security with Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces." Grant total: $220,000.
March 25, 2021.


Anand Vidyashankar receives funding from the McKesson Corporation

Anand Vidyashankar received funding from the McKesson Corporation for continuous privacy monitoring and implementation. Grant total: $580,000.
March 25, 2021.


Songqing Chen receives funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Songqing Chen received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "RSA-DC Building Robust and Self-Adaptive Defense Capability in Cyber Systems." Grant total: $219,839.
March 22, 2021.


Stephanie Dailey, Brenda Bannan, Justin Ramsdell, and Kathryn Laskey receive funding from the US Department of Homeland Security

Stephanie Dailey, Brenda Bannan, Justin Ramsdell, and Kathryn Laskey received funding from the US Department of Homeland Security for law enforcement use of force SIMEX. Anticipated funding: $65,000.
March 19, 2021.


Mehdi Amiri Darehbidi receives funding from the Naval Air Warfare Center

Mehdi Amiri Darehbidi received funding from the Naval Air Warfare Center for "QPOF: A Multiphysics Analysis based Quenching Process Optimization Tool for Large Forging Parts." Award amount: $60,000. 
March 19, 2021.


Wanli Qiao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Wanli Qiao received funding from the National Science Foundation for "III: Small: Graph Generative Deep Learning for Protein Structure Prediction." Anticipated funding: $499,800. 
March 15, 2021. 


Paulo Costa, Peggy Brouse, and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from the U.S.  Department of Homeland Security

Paulo Costa, Peggy Brouse, and Duminda Wijesekera received funding from the U.S.  Department of Homeland Security for "Supporting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Vulnerability Management, Risk Modeling, and Analytics." Grant total: $48,000.
March 4, 2021. 


Nathalia Peixoto receives funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Nathalia Peixoto received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for an integrated multi-sensor life detection system. Grant total: $50,000. 
March 4, 2021. 


Myeong Lee receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Myeong Lee received funding from the National Science Foundation for "SCC-CIVIC-PG Track B: A Visualization Tool and Assessment Framework for CivicTechnology Use in the DMV Area: The Case of 311 Systems During the COVID-19 Outbreak." Grant total: $49,846. 
March 4, 2021.


Samuel Gordon receives funding from Tel Aviv University 

Samuel Gordon received funding from Tel Aviv University for "differential privacy and secure computation." Grant total: $22,487.
February 26, 2021.


Yue Cheng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Yue Cheng received funding from the National Science Foundation for "OAC Core: SMALL: DeepJIMU: Model-Parallelism Infrastructure for Large-scale Deep L." Grant total: $249,302. 
February 25, 2021.


Kai Zeng receives funding from the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation

Kai Zeng receives funding from the Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation for "Marine Corps Smart Warehouse Prototype(s) at Marine Corps Logistic Base Albany, GA." Grant total: $8,629. 
February 22, 2021.


Arthur Pyster, Duminda Wijesekera, and Paulo Costa receive funding from the Department of Energy

Arthur Pyster, Duminda Wijesekera, and Paulo Costa received funding from the Department of Energy for CyManII. Grant total: $759,810.
February 18, 2021.


Lucas Henneman receives funding from the EPA

Lucas Henneman receives funding from the EPA for accounting for the health benefits of air pollution regulations in China, 2008-2020. Grant total: $72,805.
February 16, 2021.


Huzefa Rangwala, Mark Snyder, Ozlem Uzuner, Khondkar Islam, and David Rosenblum receive funding from Cornell University

Huzefa Rangwala, Mark Snyder, Ozlem Uzuner, Khondkar Islam, and David Rosenblum received funding from Cornell University for "Inclusive Computing at Mason: Get Cities Proposal." Anticipated funding: $2,835,565.
February 12, 2021. 


Giorgio Ascoli receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Giorgio Ascoli received funding from the National Institutes of Health for "Anatomical Characterization of Neuronal Cell Types of the Mouse Brain." Anticipated funding: $985,066. 
February 12, 2021. 


Pei Dong receives funding from the Department of Energy

Pei Dong received funding from the Department of Energy for a study on nanomaterials surface functionalization and characterization. Award amount: $30,00.
February 3, 2021. 


Sungsoo Hong receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Sungsoo Hong received funding from the National Science Foundation for "FW-HTF-RL: Personalized Virtual Job Assistants to Prepare Individuals with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities for Entry Level IT Jobs." Grant total: $158,000. 
February 3, 2021. 


Paulo Costa receives funding from the Brazilian Army Commission

Paulo Costa received funding from the Brazilian Army Commission for artificial intelligence applied to multisensor data fusion systems. Grant total: $29,085. 
January 29, 2021. 


Martin Slawski and Emanuela Marasco receive funding from the U.S. Department of Justice

Martin Slawski and Emanuela Marasco received funding from the U.S. Department of Justice for "accounting for covariates in forensic error rate assessment and evidence interpretation." Grant total: $117,198. 
January 29, 2021.


Elise Miller-Hooks receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Elise Miller-Hooks receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for "CIAMTIS US DOT Center Base Funding Addition." Grant total: $300,000. 
January 20, 2021. 


Shima Mohebbi receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Shima Mohebbi received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CRISP Type II: Integrative Decision Making Framework to Enhance the Resiliency of Interdependent Critical Infrastructures." Grant total: $61,274. 
January 18, 2021.


Brett Hunter receives funding from Inova Healthcare

Brett Hunter received funding from Inova Healthcare for GMU Statistical Support for the Virginia Pediatric Serology Project. Grant total: $9,400. 
January 11, 2021.


Paul Houser and Viviana Maggioni receive funding from NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center 

Paul Houser and Viviana Maggioni receive funding from NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center for the development of multidecadal land reanalysis over High Mountain Asia. Anticipated funding: $282,850. 
December 11, 2020. 


Jie Xu receives funding from the U.S. Department of Energy

Jie Xu received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for large-scale simulation-based optimization and machine learning for resilient power grids. Grant total: $21,504. 
December 4, 2020. 


Brian Mark, Khaled Khasawneh, Kai Zeng, and Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receive funding from DARPA

Brian Mark, Khaled Khasawneh, Kai Zeng, and Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receive funding from DARPA for "EPIC SWaPD: Energy Preserving IoT Cryptography for Small Weight and Power Devices." Anticipated funding: $1,603,064. 
December 3, 2020. 


Sushil Jajodia and Massimiliano Albanese receive funding from the U.S. Air Force

Sushil Jajodia and Massimiliano Albanese received funding from the U.S. Air Force for cyber knowledge management for weapon systems, phase II. Grant total: $225,000. 
November 24, 2020. 


Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Simon received funding from the Department of Defense for interactive monitoring of IoT devices, phase II. Grant total: $51,416. 
November 20, 2020. 


Jiayang Sun receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jiayang Sun received funding from the National Science Foundation for "genes, physiology, and reproductive fitness in high altitude environments," Grant total: $21,837. 
November 20, 2020. 


Scott Bruce receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Scott Bruce received funding from the National Institutes of Health for adaptive frequency estimation and analysis. Anticipated funding: $1,152,925.
November 13, 2020. 


Paulo Costa and John Shortle receive funding from the Air Force Research Lab

Paulo Costa and John Shortle received funding from the Air Force Research Lab for "Anytime Reasoning and Analysis for Kill-Web Negotiation and Instantiation across Domains (ARAKNID)." Grant total: $406,917. 
November 13, 2020. 


Jiayang Sun receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Jiayang Sun received funding from the National Institutes of Health for identifying electronic phenotypes associated with patient health outcomes of interhospital transfer patients. Grant total: $28,422.
November 13, 2020. 


Lance Sherry receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

Lance Sherry received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for "NEXTOR III: DO 05: Airport Infrastructure Needs to Support Aeromedical and Disaster Preparedness – Phase II." Grant total: $210,375. 
November 13, 2020. 


Lance Sherry receives funding from NASA

Lance Sherry received funding from NASA for digital assistants for a mode-based systems engineer. Grant total: $20,000. 
November 10, 2020. 


Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Guoqing Diao receive funding from the Department of Defense

Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Guoqing Diao received funding from the Department of Defense for an integrated sonomyographic prosthetic control system. Anticipated funding: $1,490,735.
October 21, 2020. 


Kevin Moran receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kevin Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation for "SHF: Small: Towards a Holistic Causal Model for Continuous Software Traceability." Grant total: $269,807.
October 21, 2020. 


Kevin Moran receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kevin Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: SHF: Medium: Bug Report Management 2.0." Anticipated funding: $256,559.
October 21, 2020.


Duminda Wijesekera, Peggy Brouse, and Paulo Costa receive funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems

Duminda Wijesekera, Peggy Brouse, and Paulo Costa received funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems for "Crocodilian: Space University Small Research Project." Grant total: $20,000. 
October 7, 2020. 


Juan Cebral receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Juan Cebral receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for a computational and biological approach to flow diversion. Grant total: $115,000. 
September 30, 2020. 


Xiang Chen and Zhi Tian receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Xiang Chen and Zhi Tian received funding from the National Science Foundation for "MLWiNS: Decentralized Heterogeneous Deep Learning for Efficient Wireless Spectrum Monitoring." Grant total: $499,999.
September 21, 2020.


Massimiliano Albanese, Khondkar Islam, Sushil Jajodia, and Ioulia Rytikova receive funding from the Department of Defense

Massimiliano Albanese, Khondkar Islam, Sushil Jajodia, and Ioulia Rytikova received funding from the Department of Defense for George Mason University's Cybersecurity Scholarship Program. Grant total: $128,189. 
September 17, 2020. 


Massimiliano Albanese and Foteini Baldimtsi receive funding from Hushmesh Inc. 

Massimiliano Albanese and Foteini Baldimtsi received funding from Hushmesh Inc. for decentralized cryptographic security for everyone. Grant total: $50,000.
September 17, 2020. 


Louise Shelley and Chien Chung Huang receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Louise Shelley and Chien Chung Huang received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: D-ISN: TRACK 1: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding, Modeling, and Disrupting Drug and Counterfeit Illicit Supply Chains." Grant total: $649,122. 
September 17, 2020. 


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for vaccinating integrated circuits interconnected with attack-immune architecture. Grant total: $19,950.
September 3, 2020. 


Robert Elder and Alexander Levis receive funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Elder and Alexander Levis received funding from the Department of Defense for "DoD-SMA Strategic Outcomes." Grant total: $162,925. 
September 3, 2020. 


Michael Buschmann and Shani Ross receive funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 

Michael Buschmann and Shani Ross received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for "Clinical Immersion with Health Professionals and Industry Advising in Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Capstone Design." Anticipated Funding: $198,000. 
September 1, 2020. 


Pramita Bagchi receives funding from Inova Healthcare 

Pramita Bagchi receives funding from Inova Healthcare for "Clinical Data Analytics, Protein and Genomic Biomarkers in Heart Failure, Mechanical Support, and Cardiac Transplantation." Grant total: $32,500.
September 1, 2020. 


Bernd-Peter Paris receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Bernd-Peter Paris receives funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: SWIFT: LARGE: Adaptive Interference Rejection with Synthetic Channel Diversity (AIR SynCD)." Award amount: $220,000. 
September 1, 2020. 


Duminda Wijesekera and Paulo Costa receive funding from the Federal Railroad Administration

Duminda Wijesekera and Paulo Costa received funding from the Federal Railroad Administration for positive train control safety – MBTA ACSES. Grant total: $200,000. 
August 31, 2020. 


Bijan Jabbari receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Bijan Jabbari received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: IRNC: Testbed: BRIDGES - Binding Research Infrastructures for the Deployment of Global Experimental Science." Anticipated funding: $2,036,291.
August 31, 2020. 


Liang Zhao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Liang Zhao received funding from the National Science Foundation for "III: Small: Deep Generative Models for Temporal Graph Generation and Interpretation." Grant total: $498,050.
August 31, 2020. 


Viviana Maggioni receives funding from NASA

Viviana Maggioni received funding from NASA for mapping changes in hydroclimatic risk in High Mountain Asia. Grant total: $62,278.
August 31, 2020. 


Jeffrey Moran receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jeffrey Moran received funding from the National Science Foundation for EAGER: Collaborative Research: Feasibility of Self-Propelled Nanoparticles for Heat Transfer. Grant total: $71,807.
August 26, 2020. 


Kathryn Laskey receives funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

Kathryn Laskey received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the public school security simulation experiment (SIMEX). Grant total: $5,000. 
August 26, 2020. 


Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation for "Private User Authentication: Anonymous Credentials on FB's Libra Blockchain." Grant total: $50,000.
August 25, 2020. 


Kuo Tian receives funding from Kuraray America, Inc. 

Kuo Tian received funding from Kuraray America, Inc.  for "Service Life Prediction Of Co-Extruded Geomembranes With An Ethylene Vinyl-Alcohol (Evoh) Layer." Grant total: $299,671. 
August 21, 2020. 


Brian Mark receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Brian Mark received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CCSS: Collaborative Research: Intelligent Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio Networks for Pervasive Heterogeneous Wireless Networking." Grant total: $241,361.
August 21, 2020.


Kathryn Laskey, Brenda Bannan, and Stephanie Dailey receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Kathryn Laskey, Brenda Bannan, and Stephanie Dailey received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the public-school security simulation experiment (SIMEX). Grant total: $40,350. 
August 14, 2020. 


Yotam Gingold receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Yotam Gingold received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for GMUF/Gingold. Grant total: $19,449. 
August 13, 2020. 


Kuo-Chu Chang receives funding from the U.S. Navy 

Kuo-Chu Chang received funding from the U.S. Navy for CRISIS: Knowledge Graph-Based Cyber Resilience Integrated Security Inspection System. Grant total: $45,000. 
August 12, 2020. 


Liza Wilson Durant and Kai Zeng receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund 

Liza Wilson Durant and Kai Zeng received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Fellowship. Award amount: $50,000.
August 5, 2020. 


Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 

Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for "CINA P13 - Money Laundering with Crypto Currencies: How widespread is it and how can it be detected through big-data analysis?" Grant total: $100,141.
August 5, 2020.


Robert Simon receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense 

Robert Simon received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for "SCA 1182-00 Embedded System Software Architectural Analysis." Grant total: $11,129. 
August 5, 2020. 


Lance Sherry and Vivian Genaro Motti receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Lance Sherry and Vivian Genaro Motti received funding from the National Science Foundation for "I-Corps: Smart IoT Medicine Dispensing." Award amount: $50,000. 
August 4, 2020. 


Thomas LaToza receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Thomas LaToza received funding from the National Science Foundation for "CCRI: Planning: Collaborative Research: A Platform for Conducting Software Engineering User Studies." Grant total: $27,293. 
July 25, 2020. 


Kuo Tian receives funding from Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC

Kuo Tian received funding from Bentonite Performance Minerals LLC for investigation of chemical compatibility of new bentonite-polymer composite geosynthetic clay liner. Grant total: $122,106. 
July 25, 2020. 


Kuo-Chu Chang, Thomas Clemons, and Ran Ji receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Kuo-Chu Chang, Thomas Clemons, and Ran Ji received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for condition-based predictive maintenance for mission-critical systems with probabilistic knowledge graph and deep learning. Grant total: $480,000. 
July 25, 2020. 


Jonathan Bell receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jonathan Bell received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: RAPID: Virtual Conference Platform." Grant total: $30,208. 
July 25, 2020. 


Elise Miller-Hooks, Maria Emelianenko, Yue Cheng, Jayshree Sarma, and Shobita Satyapal receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Elise Miller-Hooks, Maria Emelianenko, Yue Cheng, Jayshree Sarma, and Shobita Satyapal received funding from the National Science Foundation for "MRI: Acquisition of an Adaptive Computing Infrastructure to Support Compute- and Data-Intensive Multidisciplinary Research." Grant total: $750,000.
July 25, 2020. 


Liza Wilson Durant and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Liza Wilson Durant and Duminda Wijesekera received funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for "CCI 5G Wireless Security Testbed." Award total: $240,000. 
July 25, 2020. 


Liza Wilson Durant and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund

Liza Wilson Durant and Duminda Wijesekera receive funding from the Virginia Research Investment Fund for the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative Fellowship. Award total: $50,000. 
July 25, 2020. 


Kuo Tian receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Kuo Tian received funding from the National Science Foundation for water retention behavior of polymer-modified GCL's. Grant total: $2,000. 
July 25, 2020. 


Robert Simon receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Robert Simon receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for proposal information assurance methods and algorithms. Grant total: $125,000. 
July 17, 2020. 


Peter Pachowicz receives funding from the MITRE Corporation

Peter Pachowicz received funding from the MITRE Corporation for space research identifying gaps and opportunities. Grant total: $10,000. 
July 16, 2020. 


Emanuela Marasco receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Emanuela Marasco received funding from the National Science Foundation for "EAGER: COVID-19 Real-time Detection via Hyperspectral Analysis of Sweat Metabolite Biometrics." Grant total: $100,000. 
July 10, 2020. 


Zhi Tian receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Zhi Tian receives funding from the National Science Foundation for "CIF: Small: Communication-efficient and robust learning from distributed data." Grant total: $423,100. 
July 1, 2020. 


Liang Zhao and Yue Chen receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Liang Zhao and Yue Chen received funding from the National Science Foundation for "OAC Core: SMALL: DeepLEGO: Model-Parallelism for Large-scale Deep Learning by Gradient-free Optimization." Grant total: $498,609. 
July 1, 2020. 


Ioulia Rytikova, Mihai Boicu, Harry Foxwell, and James Baldo receive funding from George Mason University's Office of Undergraduate Education

Ioulia Rytikova, Mihai Boicu, Harry Foxwell, and James Baldo received funding from George Mason University's Office of Undergraduate Education for "Building a highly qualified, creative, and adaptable STEM workforce through collaborative multi-disciplinary research in data science graduate programs. Funding total: $22,000. 
June 29, 2020.


Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from George Mason University Foundation 

Foteini Baldimtsi receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation for "IBM." Grant total: $6,438. 
June 15, 2020. 


Liang Zhao receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Liang Zhao received funding from the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award: "Spatial Network Deep Generative Modeling, Transformation, and Interpretation." Anticipated funding: $549,654. 
June 15, 2020. 


Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Sai Manoj Pudukotai Dinakarrao received funding from the National Science Foundation for "RAPID/Collaborative Research: Developing Pandemics and Healing Models for Coronavirus COVID-19 to Assist in Policy Making." Grant total: $40,000. 
June 10, 2020. 


Hemant Purohit receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Hemant Purohit received funding from the National Science Foundation for a RAPID/Collaborative Research Grant: "Human-AI Teaming for Big Data Analytics to Enhance Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic." Grant total: $24,266. 
June 2, 2020. 


Kamaljeet Sanghera receives funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology

Kamaljeet Sanghera received funding from the National Center for Women and Information Technology for "VA NCWIT Aspirations." Grant total: $2,550. 
June 2, 2020. 


Leigh McCue-Weil receives funding from the Center for Disease Control 

Leigh McCue-Weil received funding from the Center for Disease Control for her low fidelity, stochastic modeling to assess COVID-19 mitigation strategies for H-2A farmworkers. Grant total: $15,000. 
June 2, 2020. 


Avesta Sasan receives funding from the U.S. Department of Defense

Avesta Sasan received funding from the U.S. Department of Defense for highly corruptive and hard to break obfuscation. Anticipated funding: $1,253,989. 
May 29, 2020. 


Cameron Nowzari receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Cameron Nowzari received funding from the National Science Foundation for a RAPID grant: "Networked Meta-Population Modeling and Analysis for COVID-19." Grant total: $150,000. 
May 27, 2020. 


Robert Elder and Alexander Levis receive funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory

Robert Elder and Alexander Levis received funding from the Air Force Research Laboratory for "Multi-domain C2 (MDC2)“Clean Sheet” Applications to Joint All Domain C2." Anticipated funding: $850,430. 
May 27, 2020.


Aarthi Narayanan and Remi Veneziano receive funding from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

Aarthi Narayanan and Remi Veneziano receive funding from the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity for "DNA-Nanoparticles for antigen presentation and vaccine design for aerosolized pathogens." Grant total: $314,000. 
May 20, 2020.


Qiliang Li receives funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Qiliang Li received funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for nanoengineered hybrid gas sensors for spacesuit monitoring. Grant total: $250,000. 
May 20, 2020. 


Samuel Gordon receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Samuel Gordon received funding from the National Science Foundation for "SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: New Approaches for Large Scale Secure Computation." Anticipated funding: $402,009. 
May 20, 2020. 


Sushil Jajodia, Kun Sun, Emanuela Marasco, Rajesh Ganesan, and Massimiliano Albanese receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Sushil Jajodia, Kun Sun, Emanuela Marasco, Rajesh Ganesan, and Massimiliano Albanese received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Phase II IUCRC George Mason University: Center for Cybersecurity Analytics and Automation CCAA." Grant total: $249,595. 
May 20, 2020.


Peter Pachowicz, Peter Plavchan, and Shobita Satyapal receive funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Peter Pachowicz, Peter Plavchan, and Shobita Satyapal received funding from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration —Goddard Space Flight Center for "remote occulter—laser/AO sub-system." Grant total: $6,200. 
May 20, 2020. 


Kathryn Laskey receives funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Kathryn Laskey received funding from DARPA for post-doctoral research in prediction markets for confidence scores. Grant total: $30,994. 
May 13, 2020. 


Elise Miller-Hooks receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Elise Miller-Hooks received funding from the National Science Foundation for a RAPID grant: "A Portal to Support Models for Assessing Strategies for Hospitals in the COVID-19 and other Pandemics—MASH-Pandemics." Grant total: $200,000. 
May 13, 2020. 


Cameron Nowzari and Feitian Zhang receive funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy 

Cameron Nowzari and Feitian Zhang received funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy for the deployment of a full-scale lighter-than-air swarm system. Anticipated funding: $751,667. 
May 13, 2020. 


Avesta Sasan and Liang Zhao receive funding from the General Services Administration

Avesta Sasan and Liang Zhao received funding from the General Services Administration for a secure model and learning protected hardware design. Grant total: $500,029. 
May 13, 2020. 


Sherry Crissman and William Roeting receive funding from the U.S. Air Force

Sherry Crissman and William Roeting received funding from the U.S. Air Force for "Multi-Spectral Transceiver Modeling and Simulation." Grant total: $65,000. 
May 7, 2020.


David Lattanzi receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

David Lattanzi received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the University Transportation Center 2017-2023. Grant total: $69,112.
May 7, 2020.


Jonathan Gifford and Elise Miller-Hooks receive funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Jonathan Gifford and Elise Miller-Hooks received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the University Transportation Center 2017-2023. Grant total: $133,334.
May 7, 2020.   


Elise Miller-Hooks receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Elise Miller-Hooks received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the University Transportation Center 2017-2023. Grant total: $66,666.
May 7, 2020. 


Parag Chitnis receives funding from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA)

Parag Chitnis received funding from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) for "TRAUMAS: Treatment and recovery augmented with electrical and ultrasound-mediated actuation and sensing." Anticipated funding: $1,199,994. 
April 28, 2020.


Giorgio Ascoli receives funding from the United States Department of Health and Human Services 

Giorgio Ascoli received funding from the United States Department of Health and Human Services for "Generation and Description of Neuronal Morphology and Connectivity." Anticipated funding: $1,844,750.
April 22, 2020.


Sushil Jajodia and Kun Sun receive funding from the Office of Naval Research

Sushil Jajodia and Kun Sun received funding from the Office of Naval Research for a distributional laboratory for automated document generation using large-scale computational methods. Grant total: $529,194.
April 22, 2020. 


Liza Wilson Durant and Jonathan Katz receive funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems 

Liza Durant and Jonathan Katz receive funding from Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems for "Lockheed Martin Sponsorship Agreement - Eminent Research and new Institute for Cyber and Data Analytics." Grant total: $150,000. 
April 9, 2020. 


Kathryn Laskey and Stephanie Dailey receive funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Kathryn Laskey and Stephanie Dailey received funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their public school simulation experiment. Grant total: $68,667. 
April 1, 2020.


Aditya Johri, Huzefa Rangwala, and Alexander Monea receive funding from the National Science Foundation 

Aditya Johri, Huzefa Rangwala, and Alexander Monea received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Situated Algorithmic Thinking: Preparing the Future Computing Workforce for Ethical Decision-Making through Role-Playing Scenarios." Grant total: $299,989. 
March 25, 2020.


Naoru Koizumi and Hadi El Amine receive funding from KDI School of Public Policy 

Naoru Koizumi and Hadi El Amine received funding from the KDI School of Public Policy for network labeling optimization for hidden population size estimation. Grant total: $20,000. 
March 25, 2020.


Pei Dong receives funding from the U.S. Department of Interior

Pei Dong received funding from the U.S. Department of Interior for biomass enabled nanomaterials for capacitive desalination and water purification technologies. Grant total: $150,000. 
March 16, 2020.


Jiayang Sun, Pramita Bagchi, Scott Bruce, and Guoqing Diao receive funding from Inova Healthcare

Jiayang Sun, Pramita Bagchi, Scott Bruce, and Guoqing Diao receive funding from Inova Healthcare for "The Integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV): Using Data to Improve Health." Anticipated funding: $144,050. 
March 16, 2020.


Lap Fai Yu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Lap Fai Yu received funding from the National Science Foundation for his CAREER Award: Performance-Guided Synthesis of Virtual Environments for Personalized Training. Anticipated funding: $533,321.
March 16, 2020.


Kim Blackwell receives funding from the National Institute of Health 

Kim Blackwell received funding from the National Institute of Health for molecular, cellular and circuit effects of sleep deprivation on hippocampal function. Grant total: $89,648.
February 27, 2020. 


Behzad Esmaeili receives funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Behzad Esmaeili received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for "Strategies to Reduce Truck-Mounted Attenuator (TMA) Crashes." Grant total: $27,000.
February 27, 2020.


Cameron Nowzari receives funding from the US Department of the Navy

Cameron Nowzari received funding from the US Department of the Navy for "Provably Correct Stigmergic Controllers for Enabling Emergent Behaviors in Swarms." Anticipated funding: $275,769. 
February 25, 2020.


Liza Durant, Kai Zeng, Brian Mark, and Zhi Tian receive funding from the Virginia Investment Fund

Liza Durant, Kai Zeng, Brian Mark, and Zhi Tian receive funding from the Virginia Investment Fund for Commonwealth Cyber Initiative secure 5G wireless communications and workforce development. Grant total: $2,497,993. 
February 18, 2020.


Kun Sun and Sushil Jajodia receive funding from the US Department of the Army

Kun Sun and Sushil Jajodia received funding from the US Department of the Army for "A Toolkit of Secret Security Patch Identification and Fixes." Anticipated funding: $699,844. 
February 18, 2020.


Qiliang Li receives funding from the Department of Homeland Security

Qiliang Li received funding from the Department of Homeland Security for a "Robust Design of Chemical Gas Sensor Arrays (CGSA) using the Maximum Likelihood Estimator and Cramer-Rao Bound. Grant total: $30,000.
February 5, 2020.


Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Guoqing Diao receive funding from the National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

Siddhartha Sikdar, Parag Chitnis, and Guoqing Diao received funding from the National Institutes of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering for "Sonomyogaraphic Upper Limb Prosthetics: A New Paradigm." Anticipated funding: $3,633,133.
February 5, 2020.


Samuel Gordon receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Samuel Gordon received funding from the National Science Foundation for a CAREER award: Trading Security for Efficiency in Secure Computation. Anticipated funding: $514,202.
January 29, 2020.


Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Simon received funding from the Department of Defense for Pattern Discovery 2020. Grant total: $166,517.
January 22, 2020.


Rainald Lohner and Girum Urgessa receive funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Rainald Lohner and Girum Urgessa receive funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency for Complex Multiphysics on Future Exascale Systems. Grant total: $1,853,554.
January 22, 2020. 


Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Simon received funding from the Department of Defense for research on the industrial internet of things. Grant total: $166,553.
January 22, 2020. 


Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler receive funding from the US Department of Homeland Security 

Foteini Baldimtsi, Jiasun Li, and Maurice Kugler received funding from the US Department of Homeland Security for Money Laundering with Crypto Currencies: How widespread is it and how can it be detected through big-data analysis. Grant total: $199,978. 
January 14, 2020. 


George Hazelrigg receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

George Hazelrigg received funding from the National Science Foundation for working toward a theory of systems engineering. Grant total: $456,670.
January 14, 2020.


Kathryn Laskey receives funding from the Air Force Research Lab

Kathryn Laskey received funding from the Air Force Research Lab for online learning techniques for space situational awareness. Anticipated funding: $105,300. 
December 20, 2019.


Vivian Genaro Motti and Anna Evmenova receive funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services

Vivian Genaro Motti and Anna Evmenova received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services for assistive wearables to support self-regulation for neurodiverse post-secondary students. Grant total: $712,774.
December 20, 2019. 


Setareh Rafatirad receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Setareh Rafatirad received funding from the National Science Foundation for EAGER: Towards Machine Learning Assisted Malware Detection: A Hardware Architecture-Based Approach. Grant total: $83,421. 
December 20, 2019.


Sushil Jajodia and Kun Sun receive funding from the US Department of Energy

Sushil Jajodia and Kun Sun received funding from the US Department of Energy for a subcontract agreement. Grant total: $50,000.
December 20, 2019.


Parag Chitnis receives funding from Inova Healthcare

Parag Chitnis received funding from Inova Healthcare for research on vaginal birth induced pelvic floor muscle injuries and recovery. Grant total: $87,558. 
December 2, 2019. 


J. Mark Pullen receives funding from NATO 

J. Mark Pullen received funding from NATO for C2SIM Sandbox. Grant total: $22,000. 
November 18, 2019


Avesta Sasan receives funding from the US Department of Defense 

Avesta Sasan received funding from the US Department of Defense for system engineering and program support services for the Aether Spy Program. Grant total: $2,085.
November 13, 2019 


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for multi-scale, multi-temporal approaches for advancements in real-time total water flood forecasting. Anticipated funding: $79,938. 
November 13, 2019


Shanjiang Zhu receives funding from the Federal Highway Administration 

Shanjiang Zhu received funding from the Federal Highway Administration for modeling strategies for reflecting demand response to tolled and priced lanes framing paper. Grant total: $110,119. 
November 13, 2019


Burak Tanyu and Aiyoub Abbaspour receive funding from the US Department of Transportation

Burak Tanyu and Aiyoub Abbaspour received funding from the US Department of Transportation for evaluating the longevity and condition of the geotextiles used in the past in geo-infrastructures that were constructed with recycled concrete aggregate. Grant total: $44,273. 
November 13, 2019


Alexander Levis and Robert Elder receive funding from the Office of Naval Research

Alexander Levis and Robert Elder received funding from the Office of Naval Research for research on escalation management in the gray zone. Grant total: $74,524. 
November 13, 2019


Lance Sherry receives funding from the University of Maryland, College Park

Lance Sherry received funding from the University of Maryland, College Park for airport infrastructure needs to support aeromedical and disaster preparedness. Grant total: $87,575. 
November 8, 2019


Leigh McCue receives funding from Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Leigh McCue received funding from Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital for assessments of sleep deprivation and associated health and cognitive impacts in commercial fishermen. Grant total: $50,000.
November 8, 2019


Siddhartha Sikdar receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Siddhartha Sikdar received funding from the National Science Foundation for EAGER: An open data-sharing platform for substance use disorders. Grant total: $199,962.
October 22, 2019


Jie Xu receives funding from the US Department of the Air Force

Jie Xu received funding from the US Department of the Air Force for self-healing resilient microgrids using DDDAS. Grant total: $69,000.
October 21, 2019


Liza Wilson Durant receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Liza Wilson Durant received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the C-Accel Pilot – National Talent Ecosystem: Empowering a digital technology workforce through alignment and coordination of upskilling and reskilling opportunities. Grant total: $40,000.
October 15, 2019


Angelos Stavrou receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Angelos Stavrou received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for GMUF CARE. Grant total: $20,000.
October 14, 2019


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the US Department of Defense

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from the US Department of Defense (Army) for applied storm and recovery studies as part of the during nearshore event experiment (DUNEX) and Natural and nature-based coastal defenses: Closing the gap on the potential protection from marshes in the US east coast. Grant total: $199,995.
October 10, 2019


Behzad Esmaeili receives funding from the US Department of Labor

Behzad Esmaeili received funding from the US Department of Labor for the Susan Howard Training Grants. Grant Total: $74,635.
October 9, 2019


Pilgyu Kang receives funding from the Korea Research Insitute of Chemical Technology

Pilgyu Kang received funding from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology for the development of smart materials for IoT devices. Grant total: $22,000.
October 3, 2019


Kai Zheng received funding from Protect our Power

Kai Zheng received funding from Protect Our Power for Best Practices in Cybersecurity for Utilities: Secure Remote Access. Grant total: $22,000.
October 3, 2019


Peggy Brouse receives funding from the National Security Agency

Peggy Brouse received funding from the National Security Agency for George Mason University CySP Grant. Grant total: $64,639.
September 25, 2019


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for EESLR 2019 Quantifying the benefits of natural and nature-based features in Maryland’s Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays to inform conservation and management under future sea-level rise scenarios. Anticipated funding: $738,080.
September 25, 2019


Juan Cebral receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Juan Cebral received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Optimizing acute stroke outcomes using an image-guided, patient-specific, computational approach to thrombectomy: The role and potential efficacy of non-contact clot aspiration. Grant total:  $115,000. 
September 25, 2019


Sushil Jajodia and Massimiliano Albanese receive funding from the U.S. Air Force

Sushil Jajodia and Massimiliano Albanese received funding from the U.S. Air Force for Cyber Knowledge Management for Weapon Systems. Grant total $44,975
September 17, 2019.


Benoit Van Aken, Gregory Foster, Celso Moller Ferreira, Yi Ching Lee, Anna Pollack, Daniel Sklarew receive funding from George Mason University

Benoit Van Aken, Gregory Foster, Celso Moller Ferreira, Yi Ching Lee, Anna Pollack, Daniel Sklarew receive funding from George Mason University for ISE/Microplastics/FY20. Grant total: $40,000.
September 17, 2019


Rainald Lohner and Girum Urgessa received funding from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DOD)

Rainald Lohner and Girum Urgessa received funding from Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DOD) for Complex Multiphysics on Future Exascale Systems. Grant total $1,803,554.
September 17, 2019


Massimiliano Albanese, Sushil Jajodia, Ioulia Rytikova, and Khondkar Islam received funding from the National Security Agency

Massimiliano Albanese (PI), Sushil Jajodia (co-PI), Ioulia Rytikova (co-PI), and Khondkar Islam (Co-PI) received funding from the National Security Agency for George Mason University CySP Grant. Grant total: $152,995.
September 17, 2019


Peggy Brouse receives funding from the National Security Agency

Peggy Brouse received funding from the National Security Agency for George Mason University CySP Grant. Grant total: $64,640.
September 17, 2019


Jiayang Sun receives funding from the American Statistical Association

Jiayang Sun receives funding from the American Statistical Association for Science & Technology Policy Fellowships program (STPF). Grant total: $135,000.
September 11, 2019


Aditya Johri receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Aditya Johri received funding from the National Science Foundation for Workship: Building an Inclusive Foundation of Engineering Education Research Scholarship for future Growth. Grant total: $99,933.
September 11, 2019


Amarda Shehu, Brenda Bannan, David Lattanzi receive funding from George Mason University Office of the Provost

Amarda Shehu, Brenda Bannan, David Lattanzi received funding from George Mason University Office of the Provost for a Transdisciplinary Center for Advanced Study, Center for Advancing Human-Machine Partnership (CAHMP). Grant total: $165,000.
September 11, 2019


Kathy Laskey receives funding from George Mason University Office of the Provost

Kathy Laskey received funding from George Mason University Office of the Provost for Transdisciplinary Center for Advanced Study, Center for Resilient and Sustainable Communities (C-RASC). Grant total: $165,000.
September 11, 2019


Siddhartha Sikdar receives funding from the National Science Foundation 

Siddhartha Sikdar receives funding from the National Science Foundation for NRT-HDR: Transdisciplinary Graduate Training Program in Data-Driven Adaptive Systems of Brain-Body Interaction. Grant total: $2,999,928.
September 10, 2019


Shanjiang Zhu receives funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Shanjiang Zhu received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for "Guidelines for Prioritizing Curb Ramp Retrofits Under the Americans with Disabilities Act." Grant total: $10,016.


Qi Wei receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Qi Wei received funding from the National Institutes of Health for Data-Driven Biomechanical Simulation of Eye Movement. Anticipated funding $$1,775,688.
September 6, 2019


Yue Cheng receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Yue Cheng received funding from the National Science Foundation for SPX: Collaborative Research: Cross-stack Memory Optimizations for Boosting I/O Performance of Deep Learning HPC Applications. Grant total: $320,603.
September 3, 2019


Itamara Lochard receives funding from NATO

Itamara Lochard received funding from NATO for Senior Leadership Roundtable on Information-Related Hybrid Threats in South-Eastern Europe. Grant total:  $84,750.
September 3, 2019


Michael von Fricken, Nathalia Peixoto, Shani Ross and Maria Emelianenko receive funding from George Mason University

Michael von Fricken, Nathalia Peixoto, Shani Ross and Maria Emelianenko receive funding from George Mason University for ISE/TREMoR/FY20.
August 27, 2019


David Lattanzi receives funding from the US Department of Transportation

David Lattanzi received funding from the US Department of Transportation for the University Transportation Center 2017-2023. Grant total: $63,514
August 27, 2019


William Rosenberger receives funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services

William Rosenberger received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services for Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center. Grant total: $26,613.
August 27, 2019


Jana Kosecka receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jana Kosecka receives funding from the National Science Foundation for NRI: FND: Self-supervised Object Discovery, Detection and Visual Object Search. Grant total: $499,990.
August 27, 2019


Paul Houser and Viviana Maggioni receive funding from the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center

Paul Houser and Viviana Maggioni receive funding from the NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center for ROSES 2015/HMA-LDAS: Hyper-resolution High Mountain Asia - Land Data Assimilation System. Grant total: $638,316.
August 27, 2019


Kim Blackwell receives funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) 

Kim Blackwell received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for Synaptic integration, calcium dynamics, and plasticity in striatum spiny projection neurons. Anticipated funding: $67,114.
August 21, 2019


Ozlem Uzuner receives funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Ozlem Uzuner received funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for Leveraging Unlabeled and Pseudo Data for Clinical Information Extraction. Grant total: $414,798.
August 21, 2019


Jonathan Bell receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jonathan Bell received funding from the National Science Foundation for NSF Student Travel Grant for 2019 ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Systems, Programming, Languages and Applications: Software for Humanity (SPLASH). Grant total: $30,000.
August 21, 2019


Songqing Chen receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Songqing Chen receives funding from the National Science Foundation for the 2019 Joint Computer Systems Research and Networking Technology and Systems PI Meeting. Grant total: $21,759.
August 21, 2019


Kamaljeet Sanghera receives funding from the National Center for Women & Information Technology

Kamaljeet Sanghera received funding from the National Center for Women & Information Technology for Rise Up 4 CS Program. Grant total: $15,980.
August 21, 2019


Kenneth De Jong receives funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Kenneth De Jong received funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research for Cognitive Maps in Rats, Robots and Men: A Brain-Inspired, Neuroevolutionary Approach. Anticipated funding $51,316.
August 21, 2019


Giorgio Ascoli receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Giorgio Ascoli received funding from the National Institutes of Health for Cytoskeletal Mechanisms of Dendrite Arbor Shape Development. Anticipated funding $804,623.
August 21, 2019


Aditya Johri receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Aditya Johri received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative EAGER: Novel Ethnographic Investigations of Engineering Workplaces to Advance Theory and Research Methods for Preparing the Future Workforce. Grant total: $80,582.
August 6, 2019


Ji Xu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Ji Xu received funding from the National Science Foundation for Collaborative Research: Improving Power Grids Weather Resilience through Model-free Dimension Reduction and Stochastic Search for Optimal Hardening. Grant tota: $72,508.
August 6, 2019


Amarda Shehu receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Amarda Shehu received funding from the National Science Foundation for FET: Medium: Collaborative Research: Automated Analysis and Exploration of High-dimensional and Multimodal Molecular Energy Landscapes. Grant total: $580,000.
August 6, 2019


Elise Miller-Hooks receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Elise Miller-Hooks received funding from the National Science Foundation for NNA Track 1: Arctic impacts and reverberations of expanding global maritime trade routes. Grant total $3,000,000.
August 6, 2019


Mohan Venigalla receives funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Mohan Venigalla received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for a Shared Mobility Services Fellowship. Award amount $82,232.
August 6, 2019


Amarda Shehu and Liang Zhao receive funding from the National Science Foundation

Amarda Shehu and Liang Zhao received funding from the National Science Foundation for III: Small: Graph Generative Deep Learning for Protein Structure Prediction, Total award: $499,800.
July 25, 2019


Elise Miller-Hooks and David Lattanzi receive funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation

Elise Miller-Hooks and David Lattanzi received funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for "Strategic Prioritization and Planning of Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance, Rehabilitation, and Improvements Incorporating Continuously-Sensed Data." Grant total: $261,511.
July 25, 2019


Burak Tanyu receives funding from Huesker, Inc.

Burak Tanyu receives funding from Huesker, Inc. for "Stabilization with Geosynthetics of Foundation Soils in Roadway Systems."

Total award: $40,353.

July 11, 2019


Wenying Ji and Noseong Park receive funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust

Wenying Ji and Noseong Park receive funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for "Decision Support System for Enhanced Infrastructure System Serviceability Following Natural Disasters: A Social Media Mining Approach."

Total award: $120,000.

July 11, 2019


Liang Zhao, and Amarda Shehu receive funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust

Liang Zhao and Amarda Shehu received funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for "Evaluation of Molecular Structures via Deep Learning."

Total award: $120,000.

July 11, 2019


Feitian Zhang, David Lattanzi and Jill Nelson receive funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust

Feitian Zhang, David Lattanzi and Jill Nelson receive funding from the Jeffress Memorial Trust for "A Computational Approach to Autonomous Monitoring of Subsea Infrastructure."

Total award: $120,000.

July 11, 2019


Qiliang Li receives funding from Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate

Qiliang Li received funding from Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate for "Novel cross-reactive chemical sensor arrays based on metal oxides and nanomaterials."

Grant total: $15,000.

June 2019


Parag Chitnis receives funding from George Mason University

Parag Chitnis received funding from George Mason University for CASBBI Summer.

Award total $5,000.

June 2019


Siddhartha Sikdar receives funding from the Center for Innovative Technology

Siddhartha Sikdar received funding from the Center for Innovative Technology for "Wearable Ultrasound System for Robust Sensing of Muscle Activation."

Grant total: $98,456.

June 2019


Nathalia Peixoto receives funding from the University of Bath

Nathalia Peixoto received funding from the University of Bath for "Hybrid electrophysiology platform to selectively record both glial and nueronal activity."

Award amount $7,820.

June 2019


John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

John Shortle received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for "Risk Indicators and Common Cause Failures for the Integrated Safety Assessment Model."

Anticipated funding $136,163.

June 2019


John Shortle receives funding from the Federal Aviation Administration

John Shortle received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration for "Operational Support for Integrated Safety Assessment Model and Airport Surface Anomaly Investigation Capability,"

Anticipated funding: $144,022.

June 2019


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from First Street Foundation

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from First Street Foundation for "Towards the next generation of U.S. historical coastal flooding record: Hydrodynamic modeling of historical storm surges."

Grant total: $39,150.

June 2019


Rao V

Mulpur receives funding from Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate

Rao V. Mulpur received funding for "Germanium Pinned Photo-diode for Image Sensors" from Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate. Grant total: $50,000.
June 2019


Robert Handler receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Rober Handler received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Collaborative Research: Targeting Turbulence Using Smart Particles." Grant total: $243,687.

May 2019


Ozlem Uzuner receives funding from the US Department of Health and Human Services

Ozlem Uzuner received funding US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for "National NLP Clinical Challenges (n2c2): Challenges in Natural Language Processing for Clinical Narratives."

Grant total: $20,000.

May 2019


Noseong Park receives funding from the National Security Research Institute, Korea

Noseong Park received funding for "A Study of the Next-gen SOC Framework" from the National Security Research Institute, Korea. Grant total: $80,000.
May 2019


Robert Simon receives funding from the George Mason University Foundation

Robert Simon received funding from the George Mason University Foundation for "Resiliency of IOT Systems." Grant total: $11,267.
May 2019


Jonathan Bell receives funding from the National Science Foundation

Jonathan Bell received funding from the National Science Foundation for "Amplifying Developer-Written Tests for Code Injection Vulnerability Detection." Anticipated funding: $500,000.
May 2019

Behzad Esmaeili receives funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Behzad Esmaeili received funding for "Using Unmanned Aerial Systems for Automated Fall Hazards Monitoring in High-rise Construction Projects." Grant total: $10,000.
May 2019


Burak Tanyu receives funding from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Burak Tanyu received funding from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation for "Suitability of using Recycled Concrete Aggregate (RCA) as suitable backfill in Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) walls reinforced with geotextiles." Grant total: $75,437.
May 9, 2019


Jessica Lin receives funding from the Department of Energy

Jessica Lin received funding from the Department of Energy for “Anomaly Detection and Surety for Safeguards Data” Anticipated funding: $285,000.
May 1, 2019


Jie Xu receives funding from the Department of Energy

Jie Xu received funding from the Department of Energy for “Simulation-based Optimization for Optimal Power Line Hardening.” Award amount: $19,801.
April 25, 2019


Alexander Levis and Robert Elder receive funding from the U.S. Air Force

Alexander Levis and Robert Elder received funding from the U.S. Air Force for “Multi-domain C2 (MD-C2) "Clean Sheet" Implementation.” Grant total: $184,000.
April 11, 2019


Bill Rosenberger receives funding from the National Institutes of Health

Bill Rosenberger received funding from NIH for “Defining the Neural Circuitry of Agency Deficits in Psychotic Disorders.” Anticipated funding: $81,666.
April 11, 2019


Cameron Nowzari receives funding from the U.S. Department of the Navy

Cameron Nowzari received funding from the Navy for “Enabling Emergent Behaviors in Unmanned Robotic Swarm Systems.” Award amount: $110, 025.
April 11, 2019


Jyh-Ming Lien receives funding from the U.S. Army

Jyh-Ming Lien received funding from the U.S. Army for Modeling of Laser Formed Structures.” Grant total: $60,000.
April 4, 2019


Leigh McCue-Weil receives funding from the Department of Health and Human Services

Leigh McCue-Weil received funding from DHS for “Acceptance and Use of Mobile Apps for Commercial Fishing Safety.”

Grant total: $11,775.

April 4, 2019


Angelos Stavrou and Jean-Pierre Auffret receive funding from DARPA

Angelos Stavrou and Jean-Pierre Auffret receive funding from DARPA for “Enhanced Cyber Defense by Leveraging Involuntary Analog Emissions.”

Grant total: $1,074,331.

April 4, 2019


Jonathan Bell, Thomas LaToza, and Foteini Baldimtsi receive funding from the NSA

Jonathan Bell, Thomas LaToza, and Foteini Baldimtsi received funding from the NSA for their grant Blockchaining Collaborative Data Management.

Anticipated funding: $236,213.

March 20, 2019


Elise Miller-Hooks, David Lattanzi, and Jonathan Gifford receive funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council

Elise Miller-Hooks, David Lattanzi, and Jonathan Gifford received funding from the Virginia Transportation Research Council for their grant “Accounting for Downtime Effects in Maintenance & Restoration Scheduling for Routing, Periodic & Post Disaster Events.”

Anticipated funding: $300,000.

March 20, 2019


Mark Pullen receives funding from NATO

Mark Pullen received funding from NATO for his grant “C2SIM Sandbox.”

Award amount: $22,500.

March 20, 2019


Celso Moller Ferreira receives funding from Alexandria Renew Enterprises

Celso Moller Ferreira received funding from Alexandria Renew Enterprises for his grant “Combined Sewer Overflow Monitoring in Alexandria, Virginia.”

Award amount:  $164,429.

March 20, 2019


George Hazelrigg receives funding from NSF for the Proposal Writing Workshop

George Hazelrigg from the Department of Mechanical Engineering received $6,595 from the NSF.

February 28, 2019


Martin Slawski receives funding from NSF

Martin Slawski, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, received $174,942 from the National Science Foundation for “New Directions in Learning from Data with Faulty Correspondence.”

February 14, 2019


Thomas LaToza receives funding from NSF

Thomas LaToza, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, received a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation for “Debugging Mental Models.”

Anticipated funding is $514,962.

February 14, 2019


Vadim Sokolov receives funding from the US Department of Transportation

Vadim Sokolov was awarded $50,000 from the US DOT for the Eisenhower Fellowship.

January 24, 2019


Behzad Esmaeili receives funding from the US Department of Labor

Behzad Esmaeili was awarded $34,985 in funding from the US Department of Labor for “Silica Protection in the Construction Industry.”

January 24, 2019


Liansheng Tang receives funding from the US Department of Justice (Office of Justice Programs)

Liansheng Tang was awarded $197,669 from the US Department of Justice (Office of Justice Programs) for “Statistical Infrastructure for the Use of Error Rate Studies in the Interpretation of Forensic Evidence”

January 24, 2019


Robert Simon receives funding from the Department of Defense

Robert Simon was awarded $76,786 from the Department of Defense for the “Industrial Internet of Things.”

January 24, 2019