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Clark School-affiliated professors receive research funding

 
The following faculty affiliated with Clark School departments, centers and institutes have recently reported receiving research funding. To be included in the next list, email mjheil@umd.edu .

 

Antonio Cardone (UMIACS), NIST, $163,761 in additional funding bringing the total award to $327,599, "Standards and Methodologies for a Comprehensive Measurement Framework for Medical Applications."

Rama Chellappa (UMIACS and ECE), David Jacobs, Larry Davis and Ramani Duraiswami (all Computer Science and UMIACS), Office of Naval Research, $436,933 in additional funding bringing the total award amount to $7,497,467, "Remote Multi-modal Biometrics for Maritime Domain (MURI)."

Michael Cox (UMIACS), Office of Naval Research, $102,000 in additional funding bringing the total award to $414,500, "MIDCA:  A Metacognitive, Integrated Dual-cycle Architecture for Self-regulated Autonomy."

Larry Davis and David Jacobs (both Computer Science and UMIACS), SET Corporation, $171,899, "E:VERIFY: Finder Phase 1B."

Larry Davis (Computer Science and UMIACS) and Rama Chellappa (UMIACS, ECE and Computer Science), Carnegie-Mellon University, $172,620 in additional funding bringing the total to $1,077,370, "MURI: Rich Representations with Exposed Semantics for Deep Visual Reasoning."

Amol Deshpande (Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $164,133 in additional funding bringing the total award to $248,627, "III:Small: Collaborative Proposal: Towards Robust Uncertain Data Management."

James Drake (Physics, IPST and IREAP) and Michael Swisdak (IREAP), NSF, $130,000 in additional funding bringing the total award to $260,000, "Particle Acceleration During Collisionless Magnetic Reconnection."

Bryan Eichhorn (Chemistry & Biochemistry and MD NanoCenter) with Michael Zachariah (Mechanical Engineering), Pennsylvania State University, $120,980, "Smart Functional Nanoenergetic Materials."

Najib El-Sayed (Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics and UMIACS) and David Mosser (Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics), NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, $600,457 in additional funding bringing the total to $1,879,120, "Profiling the Leishmania-Macrophage Host-pathogen Infectome."

Nick Feamster (Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $144,587 in additional funding bringing the total to $427,762, "Collaborative Research:  Optimizing Network Support for Cloud Services:  From Short-term Measurements to Long-term Planning."

Jeffrey Foster (Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $412,714, "SHF:Small: Specifying, Checking, Analyzing, and Synthesizing Framework-based Applications."

Jeffrey Foster (Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $100,000 in additional funding bringing the total award to $262,000, "Collaborative Research:  Expeditions in Computer Augmented Program Engineering (ExCAPE):  Harnessing Synthesis for Software Design."

John Fourkas (Chemistry & Biochemistry and IPST), NSF, $600,000, "PFI-BIC:  Visible-light Semiconductor Nanolithography."

Mohammad Hajiaghayi (Computer Science and UMIACS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, $144,997 in additional funding bringing the total to $355,317, "Efficient Algorithmic Frameworks via Structural Graph Theory."

Michael Hicks (Computer Science and UMIACS) and Jonathan Katz (Computer Science and UMIACS), IBM, $166,704, "International Technology Alliance (ITA BPP13)."

Lyle Isaacs (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter), Janice Reutt-Robey (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter) and Theodor Dayie (Chemistry & Biochemistry), U.S. Department of Education, $178,896 in additional funding bringing the total to $356,584, "UMD Chemistry GAANN."

Lyle Isaacs (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter) and Volker Briken (Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics), STMD-Maryland Technology Development Corporation, $100,000, "Pre-commercial Development of Acyclic Cucurbituril Molecular Containers as Reversal Agents for Neuromuscular Blocking Agents Used During Surgery."

David Jacobs (Computer Science and UMIACS), City University of New York, $135,999, "Unifying Life:  Placing Urban Tree Diversity in an Evolutionary Context."

Jonathan Katz and Michael Hicks (Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $206,315 in additional funding bringing the total award to $569,268, "TC:Large:Collaborative Research: Practical Secure Two-party Computation:  Techniques, Tool and Applications." 

Jonathan Katz and Michael Hicks (both Computer Science and UMIACS), NSF, $212,280 in additional funding bringing the total to $781,548, "TC: Large: Collaborative Research: Practical Secure Two-party Computation:  Techniques, Tool and Applications."

Samir Khuller (Computer Science and UMIACS), Fraunhofer USA, $164,817 in additional funding bringing the total to $1,388,646, "Agreement: Fraunhofer Institute-Maryland."

Dan Lathrop (Physics, Geology, IPST and IREAP) and Daniel Zimmerman (IREAP), NSF, $166,068 in additional funding bringing the total award amount to $498,204, "Core Dynamics Experiments in the Three Meter Geodynamo Device."

Wolfgang Losert (Physics, IREAP and IPST) and John Fourkas (Chemistry & Biochemistry and IREAP), NSF, $164,714 in additional funding bringing the total award to $333,693, "Probing the Wave-like Nature of Cell Migration and Collective Behavior."

Wolfgang Losert (Physics, IREAP and IPST) and John Fourkas (Chemistry & Biochemistry and IREAP), NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $321,382 in additional funding bringing the total award to $978,935, "Using Controlled 2D and 3D Nanotopography to Unravel Tactile Sense of Mobile Cells."

Dionisios Margetis (Mathematics, IPST and CSCAMM), NSF, $115,510 in additional funding bringing the total to $475,000, "CAREER:  Thermodynamic and Kinetic Approaches for Epitaxial Material Systems."

Howard Milchberg (Physics, IREAP, IPST and Maryland NanoCenter), NSF, $210,000, "Absolute Time-and-Space-Resolved Measurements of High Field Ionization in Plasmas."

Thomas Murphy (IREAP and ECE), H. Dennis Drew (Physics and Maryland NanoCenter) and Michael Fuhrer (Physics and IREAP), Office of Naval Research, $1,425,000, "Graphene Plasmonics for THz Photonics."

Zhihong Nie (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter), American Chemical Society, $100,000, "Phase Behavior of Giant Spherical Amphiphilic Block Copolymers in Solutions."

Edward Ott (Physics and IREAP) and Michelle Girvan (Physics, IPST and IREAP), Army Research Office, $100,000 additional funding bringing the total to $290,500, "The Role of Network Structure in the Dynamics of Discrete State Systems."

Min Ouyang (Physics and Maryland NanoCenter), DOE-Chicago, $126,175, "Exploring Photon-coupled Fundamental Interactions in Colloidal Semiconductor Base."

Min Ouyang (Physics and Maryland NanoCenter) was one of 5 recipients of a Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA) "Scialog" award for "Probing Fundamental Light-Matter Interactions in Colloidal Hybrid Quantum Structures for Novel Plasmon-enhanced Solar Energy Conversion."  The RCSA's Scialog initiative was begun in 2010, and promotes research that has the potential to rapidly advance scientific knowledge, as well as to create communities of scientists focused on problems of global significance.

Min Ouyang (Physics and Maryland NanoCenter), Research Corporation, $100,000, "Probing Fundamental Light-matter Interactions in Colloidal Hybrid Quantum Structures for Novel Plasmon-enhanced Solar Energy Conversion."

Oded Rabin (IREAP), NSF, $100,000 in additional funding bringing the total award amount to $200,000, "Career: Plasmonics with a Twist-chiral Nanostructures for Advanced Spectroscopy."

Louiqa Raschid (UMIACS and the Smith School of Business), Caren Chang and Zhonchi Liu (both Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics), NSF, $252,038 in additional funding bringing the total award to $523,877, "Collaborative Research: ABI Development: Methodology for Pattern Creation, Imprint Validation, and Discovery from the Annotated Biological Web."

Janice Reutt-Robey (Chemistry & Biochemistry), NSF, $460,000, "Functionalized Nanostructures at Interfaces."

Herman Sintim (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter) with Gary Rubloff, William Bentley and Yi Cheng (all Engineering), NSF, $400,000, "An Integrated Approach, Using Biofabrication and Chemical Synthesis, to Study Cell Signaling."

Herman Sintim (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter), NSDF, $400,000, "New Receptors for Signaling Bacterial Nucleotides."

Sergei Sukharev (Biology and Maryland NanoCenter) and Herman Sintim (Chemistry & Biochemistry and Maryland NanoCenter), NIH-National Institute of General Medical Sciences, $328,888, "The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel as a Multimodal Sensor Device."



September 23, 2013


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