Research Grants

  • Army Research Office
    Automated Sense-making For Massive Spatio-Temporal Attributed Data
    $300,000 (Sept. 2014 - Feb. 2016)
    Chang-Tien Lu, Ing-Ray Chen, Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Army Research Lab
    Trust Management for Service-Oriented Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Its Application to Service Composition and Task Assignment with Mutli-Objective Goals
    $80,000 (Aug. 2014 - Aug. 2015)
    Ing-Ray Chen
  • Wipro
    Automated Power Line Inspection Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
    $70,000 (May. 2014 - May 2015)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • DDOT
    Cap TOP Enhancements: DMS Module, Data Visualization and Social Media Analysis
    $178,000 (Apr. 2014 - Dec. 2014)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • National Science Foundation
    Game-Aided Pedogogy to Improve Studdents Learning Outcomes and Engagement in Transportation Engineering
    $9,977 (Jul. 2013 - Jun. 2015)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Department of Transportation, District of Columbia
    CapTOP Enhancements: Travel Time Display, Patrol AVL and Remote Data Collections
    $159,600 (Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2013)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • ONR
    Novel Solutions for Cognitive Radio Ad Hoc Networks in Tactical Communications
    $300,000 (Oct. 2012 - Sept. 2015)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    Towards User Privacy in Outsourced Cloud Date Services
    $225,000 (Oct. 2012 - Sept. 2015)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    Transparent Coexistence for Multi-hop Secondary Cognitive Radio Networks: Theoretical Foundaion, Algorithms, and Implementation
    $499,999 (Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2015)
    Wenjing Lou
  • Army Research Office
    Dynamic Hierarchical Trust Management of COI in Heterogeneous Mobile Networks
    $500K (Aug. 2012 - Jul. 2015)
    Ing-Ray Chen
  • NSF
    A Digital Library Testbed for Research Related to 4/16/2007 at Virginia Tech
    $200,000 (May 2007 - May 2008)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Lockheed Martin
    Application of Entity Chaining Algorithms to News Articles
    $5,000 (Jun. 2014 - Nov. 2014)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
    CNIMS Task 1 Comprehensive National Incident Management System
    $199,996 (Oct. 2013 - Sept. 2014)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    Collaborative Research: Deep Insights Anytime, Anywhere (DIA2) - Central Resource for Characterizing the TUES Portfolio through Interactive Knowledge Mining and Visualizations
    $710,036 (Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2015)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    Computational Models for Gene Silencing: Elucidating A Pervasive Biological Defense
    $1,267,410 (Sept. 2004 - Aug. 2009)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    Critical Thinking with Data Visualization
    $52,000 (Jan. 2013 - Dec. 2015)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • General Motors Corporation
    Discovering the Neural Code: Data Mining Algorithms For Network Reconstruction
    $220,262 (Nov. 2006 - Dec. 2008)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Office of Naval Research
    Dryophile Genes To Engineer Stasis-Recovery Of Human Cells
    $78,358 (Jun. 2006 - Dec. 2008)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)
    EMBERS: Early Model Based Event Detection using Surrogates
    $16,815,113 (Apr. 2012 - Apr. 2015)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    Formal Models, Algorithms, and Visualizations for Storytelling Analytics
    $710,100 (Sept. 2009 - Aug. 2014)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    III: Small: CTRNET: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery, Co-Principal Investigator
    $500,000 (Aug. 2009 - Jul. 2013)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    III: Medium: Collaborative Research: Integration, Prediction, and Generation of Mixed Mode Information using Graphical Models, with Applications to Protein-Protein Interactions
    $353,671 (Aug. 2009 - Jul. 2013)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NEC Laboratores
    Novel Knowledge Discovery Techniques for Sustianable Energy System Modeling
    $132,000 (Oct. 2011 - Dec. 2013)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    Participation on the Town Square in the Era of Web 2.0, Principal Investigator
    $749,999 (Sept. 2011 - Aug. 2014)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Idaho National Labs
    Storytelling in the National Nuclear Archive
    $10,866 (Apr. 2007 - Sept. 2007)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • Hewlett-Packard Labs Innovation Research
    Temporal Data Mining Solutions for Sustainable Data Centers
    $321,000 (Jun. 2009 - Jul. 2012)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    The Adaptive Code Kitchen & Flexible Tools for Dynamic Application Composition
    $470,047 (Aug. 2006 - Jul. 2009)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • DARPA
    The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle as a Test Case for Modeling Cellular Regulation in a Collaborative PSE
    $2,442,399 (Oct. 2001 - Sept. 2006)
    Naren Ramakrishnan
  • NSF
    A New Dimension in Radio Spectrum Sharing through Policy-based Network Cooperation
    $300,000 (Oct. 2013 - Sept. 2017)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    Collaborative Research: EARS: A Multi-Layer Approach Towards Reliable Cognitive Radio Networks
    $427,500 (Oct. 2014 - Sept. 2017)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: Cognitive Green Building: A Holistic Cyber-Physical Analytic Paradigm for Energy Sustainability
    $410,000 (Jan. 2015 - Dec. 2017)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    NeTS: JUNO: Cross-layer cognitive Security for Mobile Applications
    $300,000 (May 2014 - Apr. 2017)
    Wenjing Lou
  • ONR
    Novel Solutions for Cognative RadioAd Hoc Networks in Tactical Communications
    $300,000 (Oct. 2012 - Sept. 2015)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Towards User Provacy in Outsourced Cloud Date Services
    $225,000 (Oct. 2012 - Sept. 2015)
    Wenjing Lou
  • Army Research Office
    Dynamic Trust Management in Delay Tolerant Networks
    $50K (Dec. 2011 - Sep. 2012)
    Ing-Ray Chen and Cheng-Tien Lu
  • NSF
    Engineering Secure Data Computation Outsourcing in Cloud Computing
    $80K (Sep. 2011 - Aug. 2013)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    Mobile Content Distribution in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
    $272K (Aug. 2011 - Jul. 2014)
    Wenjing Lou
  • Army Corps of Engineers
    Advanced Spatial Information Retrieval and Knowledge Discovery
    $270K (Jul. 2011 - Jun. 2014)
    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • Georgetown University (NIH award)
    Knowledge-Based Mining Techniques for Developing Onto-Bio Thesarus for Gene/protein Names in Medical Databases
    $43K (Sept. 2010 - Aug. 2011)
    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology
    Yellow Button: Creating a Situationally Aware Community through Collective Intelligence
    $52K (Jul. 2010 - Jun. 2011)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • SAIC
    Computer Science Research Fellow
    $20K (Mar. 2010 - Feb. 2011)
    Ing-Ray Chen
  • Google Inc.
    CIRA: Crime Information Retrieval on Android, Android for Education Program
    Equipment Grant (Mar. 2010)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Department of Transportation, District of Columbia
    Captop Enhancements: Real-time Traffic Monitoring and Analysis
    $223,400 (Jan. 2010 - Dec. 2012)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • ONR
    Trust Management for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Its Application to Mission-Oriented Mobile Groups
    $192K (Nov. 2009 - Nov. 2011)
    Ing-Ray Chen
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
    HOMES: Highway Operation Monitoring and Evaluation System
    $118,070 (Aug. 2009 - Aug. 2011)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    Multithread Multi-core Architecture for Engineering Applications
    $11,335 (May. 2009 - Aug. 2009)
    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    Graphical User Interface Development for Video Summarization Applications
    $12,525 (Jan. 2009 - May. 2009)
    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • NSF
    Opportunistic Routing in Multihop and Multirate Wireless Networks
    $271,970 (Sept. 2008 - Aug. 2014)
    Wenjing Lou
  • NSF
    New Approaches for Secure and Dependable Distributed Data Storage and Access Control in Mission-Critical Wireless Sensor Networks
    $171K (Sept. 2008 - Aug. 2012)
    Wenjing Lou
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    Real-Time Biometric Tool Development
    $12,000 (Aug. 2008 - Dec. 2008)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Sun Microsystems
    Intelligent Visualization and Analysis of Traffic Data on the Sun Platform for Transportation Government Agencies
    Academic Excellence Grant, Total $39,975 (Mar. 2008 - Sep. 2008)
    Ing-Ray Chen and Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    A Novel Wireless Sensor Network with Advanced Prognostic Algorithms for Condition Based Maintenance of Critical Power Plant Components
    $10,281 (Jan. 2008 - Aug. 2008)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    A Novel Speech Separation Approach to Speaker Identification and Speech Recognition in Noisy Environment
    $9,500 (Aug. 2007 - May. 2008)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
    Real-Time Freeway Performance Monitoring System
    $221,646 (Jan. 2007 - May. 2008)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • Signal Pro. Inc.
    A High Performance Automatic Chemical Agent Classification Software for Chemical Biosensors
    $16K (Sept. 2006 - Aug. 2007)
    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • DoD
    3D Interfaces for Improved Interpretation of Hard-To-Discriminate Ballistic Objects
    $225,000 (Sept. 2006 - May 2008)

    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • DoD
    Advanced Interactive C2 Knowledge Mining and Visualization Systems
    $30K (Apr. 2006 - Oct. 2006)

    Cheng-Tien Lu and Ing-Ray Chen
  • Virginia Department of Transportation
    Efficient and Scalable Design of Archived Data Management System
    $54,216 (Sept. 2005 - Jun. 2006)

    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • DoD
    3D Visualization for Discrimination of Closely-Spaced and Spectrally-Matched Objects
    $45K (Sept. 2005 - Jun. 2006)

    Cheng-Tien Lu
  • NetRoster Inc.
    Efficient and Scalable Localized Search Engine
    $20K (Jan. 2005 - Jul. 2005)
    Ing-Ray Chen and Cheng-Tien Lu
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH): Building Web Services Infrastructure for Senior Citizens
    Web service middleware to provide services to senior citizens
    $205,000 (Jan. 2004 - Jan. 2006)

    Athman Bouguettaya, Denis Gracanin
  • Intel Wireless Curriculum Development
    An Integrated Laboratory Course in Wireless and Mobile Systems Design
    $290K (Aug. 2002 - Dec. 2004)
    Scott Midkiff, Ing-Ray Chen, and Luiz DaSilva
  • Microsoft Research
    Wireless Ad Hoc Messenger
    $36,550 (Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2003)

    Ing-Ray Chen, Denis Gracanin, Shawn A Bohner, Scott Midkiff (EcE), Luiz DaSilva (EcE)
  • Northern Virginia Regional Partnership
    Internet Software Development Program
    $118,800 (Jul. 2001 - May 2002)

    Laura Fornash (Cont. Ed.), Denis Gracanin
  • Intoka
    Modeling and Evaluation of Networked Enterprise Systems $30,000 (Jan. 2001 - Jun. 2002)
    Ing-Ray Chen
  • NSF Integrated Research and Education in Advanced Networking
    Integrated Research and Education in Advanced Networking (IREAN)
    $2.55M (Aug. 2000 - Jul. 2005)
    Scott Midkiff, Ing-Ray Chen, etc.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF): Digital Government
    Database Middleware for Distributed Ontologies in State and Federal Family & Social Services
    Athman Bouguettaya
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP): Equipment Grant
    Building E-Services Using E-speak
    Athman Bouguettaya
  • USENIX Scholars scholarship
    Athman Bouguettaya (Faculty), Mourad Ouzzani (Ph.D. student)
  • SUN: Equipment Grant
    Design of Web-based Virtual Enterprises
    Athman Bouguettaya
  • Virginia Tobacco Settlement Foundation
    Csaba Egyhazy
  • INTEL Corporation
    Wireless Curriculum Development: An Integrated Laboratory Course in "Wireless and Mobile Systems Design"
    $240,000

    Scott Midkiff (EcE), Ing-Ray Chen, Luiz DaSilva (EcE)