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Recently Funded Computer Sciences Projects

NeTS: Small: Target Monitoring with Low-Cost Sensor Networks

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Duc Tran
Start Date September 01, 2011
End Date August 31, 2014
Amount $383,887

Developing Novel Computational Methods for Investigating Protein Dynamics Using a Multi-Scale Approach

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Nurit Haspel
Start Date September 01, 2011
End Date August 31, 2014
Amount $249,774

Electronics for Education Grant

Source of Funds: Enterasys, a Siemens Enterprise Communications Company
PI(s)  Bill Campbell , Ron Cheung , Duc Tran
Start Date April 04, 2011
Amount $40,000

Consortium on Anytime-Anywhere-Anyway (AAA) Transportation Information

Source of Funds: UMass President's 2010 Science & Technology (S&T) Initiatives
Co-PI(s)  Wei Ding
Start Date December 01, 2010
End Date November 30, 2011
Amount $100,000

Establishment of the Northeast Coastal Watershed Geospatial Data Network

Source of Funds: Department of Energy
Co-PI(s)  Wei Ding
Start Date September 15, 2010
End Date September 15, 2011
Amount $291,600

Outreach: Crater Seeker for Mars and Beyond

Source of Funds: Supplemental Outreach Awards for ROSES Investigators (OUTREACH) Program
Co-PI(s)  Wei Ding
Start Date September 01, 2010
End Date August 31, 2014
Amount $80,000

Towards Rational Design of Amyloid-based Peptides to Self-assemble into Ordered Nano- or Micro-structures with Distinct Morphology

Source of Funds: UMass Boston Proposal Preparation Grant
PI(s)  Nurit Haspel
Start Date July 01, 2010
End Date December 31, 2011
Amount $10,000

Identification and Characterization of Biologically Active Metabolic Fragments of Pituitary Hormones: Has an Entire Area of Cell Signaling Been Missed?

Source of Funds: UMass Boston Healey Grant
Co-PI(s)  Nurit Haspel
Start Date July 01, 2010
End Date June 30, 2011
Amount $12,000

The Remapping of Visual-Perceptual Space by Saccadic Adaptation

Source of Funds: National Institute of Health
PI(s)  Marc Pomplun
Start Date April 01, 2010
End Date March 31, 2012
Amount $279,645

Automatic Detection of Sub-Kilometer Craters in High Resolution Planetary Images

Source of Funds: NASA
Co-PI(s)  Wei Ding
Start Date September 01, 2009
End Date August 31, 2012
Amount $285,163

Common Sense: Quantitative Reasoning in the Undergraduate Curriculum

Source of Funds:National Science Foundation
Co-PI(s)  Ethan Bolker
Start Date January 05, 2009
End Date December 30, 2010
Amount $190,813

A Generic and Extensible Model Transformation Framework

Source of Funds: OGIS International, Inc.
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date October 01, 2007
End Date September 30, 2008
Amount $20,000

A General Model for Saccadic Selectivity in Visual Search

Source of Funds:National Eye Institute
PI(s)  Marc Pomplun
Start Date September 01, 2007
End Date August 31, 2009
Amount $207,810

A Biologically-inspired Autonomic Architecture for Self-Managing Wireless Sensor Networks

Source of Funds: UMass Boston Proposal Preparation Grant
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date April 01, 2007
End Date March 31, 2008
Amount $6,754

A Generic and Extensible Model Transformation Framework

Source of Funds: OGIS International, Inc.
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date October 01, 2006
End Date September 30, 2007
Amount $25,000

CSR-PDOS: A Scalable and Self-Organizing System Architecture for Fast and Efficient Information Retrieval in Large-Scale Decentralized Networks

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Duc Tran
Start Date September 01, 2006
End Date August 31, 2009
Amount $225,000

A Software Plug-and-Play Framework for Next Generation Power Delivery Systems

Source of Funds: Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date June 01, 2006
End Date March 31, 2007
Amount $47,571

Support for Doctoral Students

Source of Funds: Vertica Corporation
Recipient(s)  UMass Boston Computer Science Department
Date June 01, 2006
Funding Amount $165,000

A Generic and Extensible Model Transformation Framework

Source of Funds: OGIS International, Inc.
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date April 01, 2005
End Date September 30, 2005
Amount $20,000

SEI(BIO)+II: Metadata-Rich Image Databases for Biodiversity

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date October 01, 2004
End Date September 30, 2007
Amount $300,000

A Generic and Extensible Model Transformation Framework

Source of Funds: OGIS International, Inc.
PI(s)  Jun Suzuki
Start Date September 01, 2004
End Date March 31, 2005
Amount $10,000

DBI Electronic Field Guides: Building Partnerships and Informatics Tools for Species Identification and Biodiversity Monitoring

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date September 01, 2004
End Date August 31, 2007
Amount $1,090,000

Graduate Assistantships in Areas of National Need

Source of Funds: Department of Education
PI(s)  Peter Fejer
Start Date August 15, 2004
End Date August 15, 2009
Amount $413,880

Developing a New Infrastructure for Dynamic Access to Multi-institutional Biodiversity Data

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
Co-PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date February 01, 2004
End Date April 30, 2007
Amount $202,209

Model-Driven Development of Autonomous Adaptive Network Applications

Source of Funds: Electric Power Development Co., Ltd., Japan
Recipient(s)  Jun Suzuki
Date January 01, 2004
Funding Amount $13,000

Collaborative Research: Development of New Digital Library Applications in the Context of a Basic Ontology for Biosystematics Information Using the Literature of Entomology

Source of Funds: The American Museum of Natural History
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date December 01, 2003
End Date November 30, 2006
Amount $110,060

Implementation of EyeLink Programming Interfaces to Presentation and E-Prime Applications

Source of Funds: SR Research, Toronto, Canada
PI(s)  Marc Pomplun
Start Date August 01, 2003
End Date August 31, 2004
Amount $13,200

Electronic Field Guides for Auditory Neuroscience

Source of Funds: Boston University
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date January 01, 2002
End Date August 31, 2006
Amount $173,242

Biodiversity Data Discovery and Integration

Source of Funds: Information Technology Research Grant (ITR)
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date September 01, 2001
End Date August 31, 2004
Amount $498,862

Electronic Field Guide: Leveraging Biodiversity Data with the web and Mobile Tools

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Robert Morris
Start Date September 01, 2001
End Date July 31, 2004
Amount $621,910

The Isolation Testing Project

Source of Funds: National Science Foundation
PI(s)  Elizabeth O'Neil , Patrick O'Neil
Start Date September 01, 1997
End Date August 31, 2004
Amount $360,000