Research Funding

Title Faculty Funding Agency
Modeling Animal Dispersal: Linking the Ideal to the Real William FaganEliezer Gurarie (Biology) National Science Foundation Collaborative Research
NSF: Developing engineering solutions to investigate microbiome-to-neuron communication Reza Ghodssi, William E. Bentley, Wolfgang LosertJens Herberholz National Science Foundation
Collaborative Decision Making with Time Based Flow Management David Lovell Leidos
AFOSR: Designing Resilient Networked Swarms: A New Evolutionary Dynamic Approach that Introduces Dynamics and Variability to Population Games Nuno Martins Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
TEDCO: Integrated Onboard Charger and Control System Therefor for Electric Vehicles Alireza Khaligh Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)
ARO: Arches: Autonomous Resilient Cognitive Heterogeneous Swarms John S. Baras Army Research Office through University of Pennsylvania
Title Faculty Funding Agency
NSF IIS: Neuromorphic and Data-Driven Speech Segregation Shihab Shamma, Carol Espy-Wilson National Science Foundation
Boeing: Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductor-based modular power electronic solution for more electric aircraft Alireza Khaligh, F. Patrick McCluskey Boeing
NSF CPS: Resilient-by-Cognition Cyber-Physical Systems P. S. Krishnaprasad National Science Foundation
MURI: Innovations in Mean-Field Game Theory for Scalable Computation and Diverse Applications Dana Nau Air Force Office of Scientific Research
DARPA: Robust Semi-Autonomous Swarm Tactics for Situational Awareness in Uncertain Environments Huan Xu, Dinesh Manocha DARPA
BBI: A Multimodal Sensor Discovery Platform to Study the Molecular Events Underlying the Gut-Microbiome-Brain Axis Reza Ghodssi UMD Brain and Behavior Initiative
BBI: Precision Optogenetics: msec time resolution optical imaging and control of neuronal circuits Behtash Babadi UMD Brain and Behavior Initiative
NSF: CIF: Information Recovery Under Connectivity and Communication Constraints Alexander Barg National Science Foundation
NSF: CIF: CR: On the Fundamental Nature of the Age of Updates Anthony Ephremides National Science Foundation
NSF SemiSynBio: Redox-Enabled Bio-Electronics for Molecular Communication and Memory (RE-BIONICS) Reza Ghodssi National Science Foundation
Northrop Grumman $75K funding P. S. Krishnaprasad, Ankur Srivastava, Yiannis Aloimonos Northrop Grumman
NSF: Research Coordination Network: Cognitive Functions in the Learning of Symbolic Signals & Systems Cornelia Fermüller, Shihab ShammaRalph Etienne-Cummings (JHU) National Science Foundation
NSF ECCS: Development of Flexible Microsystems for Bacterial Biofilm Management Reza Ghodssi National Science Foundation
NSF CCSS: Communicating with Implanted Energy Harvesting Devices under Temperature Constraints Sennur Ulukus National Science Foundation
DARPA: An Optimization-based Approach to Breaking the Neural Code Steve Marcus, Michael Fu, Behtash Babadi, Jonathan Simon DARPA
DoE: Compact and Low-Cost Microinverter for Residential Systems Alireza Khaligh, F. Patrick McCluskeyPatrick Chapman (SunPower Corp.), Fariborz Musavi (Washington State University Vancouver) Department of Energy
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NSF: Resilient Control of Human Controlled Robotic Networks Nikhil Chopra National Science Foundation
Accelerator/Innovator grant Susanne Sterbing-D'Angelo Rubenstein Fund for Hearing Research