Computer Science

Recent Grants

Kristen DeVall (Principal Investigator), Christina Lanier (Co-Principal), Sally MacKain (Co-Principal), Jeanne Persuit (Co-Principal), and Vetter, R. (Co-Principal), Developing a Drug Court Resource Center,US Department of Justice; Continuation Award for $800,000; Grant Period: November 1, 2021 – September 30, 2022.

Clark, U. (Principal Investigator), Stoker, G. (Co-Principal), Patterson, L. (Co-Principal), Vetter, R. (Co-Principal), Wetherill, W. (Co-Principal), and Vandergriff, G. (Co-Principal),UNCW-CFCC Collaborative Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program (CCAP), Department of Defense Cyber Scholarship Program – Capacity Building Grant; Award for $196,782;Grant Period: September 15, 2020 – December 14, 2021.

DeVall, K. (Principal Investigator), Lanier, C. (Co-Principal), MacKain, S. (Co-Principal), Persuit, J. (Co-Principal), Vetter, R. (Co-Principal), "Developing a Drug Court Resource Center", Department of Justice; Award ​for $1,600,000; Funding Period: November 1, 2019 – September 30, 2021.

Morago, B. A., Pence, T. B. (Principal), Ebrahimi, E. (Co-Principal), Moody, A. K. (Co-Principal), Taylor, A. R. (Co-Principal), Stocker, J. (Co-Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Exploratory: Virtual Access to STEM Careers (VASC)", National Science Foundation, Federal, $397,511.14, Funded. (sub: August 7, 2018, start: May 1, 2019, end: April 30, 2021).

Richardson, E. L., Reel, J. J. (Principal), Ricanek, K. (Co-Principal), Wells, A. (Supporting), Dodson, C. H. (Supporting), Hohn, K. L. (Supporting), Boersma, J. M. (Supporting), Pence, T. B. (Supporting), Ebrahimi, E. (Supporting), Ostrom, A. (Supporting), Johnson, R. (Supporting), Borrett, S. R. (Supporting), Internal Grants/Funding, "Interdisciplinary Innovation Café and Seminar Series: Artificial Intelligence and Health", University of North Carolina Wilmington, $10,000.00, Funded. (sub: May 2019, start: June 5, 2019, end: May 31, 2020).

Song, Y. (Principal), Internal Grants/Funding, "Integrating Micro-credentials into Online Question Bank to Build Student Course Competency Portfolios", The Spring/Summer Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards (SURCA), University of North Carolina Wilmington, $5,000.00, Funded. (sub: October 15, 2018, start: January 1, 2019, end: August 15, 2019).

Morago, B. A., Meyers, V. (Supporting), Internal Grants/Funding, "Building a Multi-Source Imagery Dataset for 3D Reconstructions", SURCA, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,249.00, Funded. (sub: March 18, 2019, start: June 2019, end: July 2019).

Morago, B. A., External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Major Research Instrumentation Program", National Science Foundation, Federal, $139,294.00, Funded. (sub: January 5, 2017, start: August 2017, end: July 2019).

Ebrahimi, E. (Principal), Internal Grants/Funding, "Pilot Grant Award - A Virtual Tool to Inspect Home Safety Hazards", UNC Wilmington, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,492.00, Funded. (sub: October 15, 2018, end: May 31, 2019).

Song, Y. (Principal), Ferner, C. S. (Co-Principal), Pence, T. B. (Co-Principal), Ebrahimi, E. (Co-Principal), Layman, L. M. (Co-Principal), Morago, B. A. (Co-Principal), Narayan, S. (Co-Principal), Tompkins, J. A. (Co-Principal), Stoker, G. M. (Co-Principal), Internal Grants/Funding, "Leveraging Applied Learning in CSC 131: A Department-wide Initiative Impacting 400 Students Per Year", Applied Learning Strategic Initiatives, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $30,000.00, Funded. (sub: March 15, 2019).

Ricanek, K. (Co-Principal), Albert, A. M. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Child Face Recognition Development", FBI Biometric Center of Excellence - West Virginia Univ, Federal, $330,136.00, Funded. (sub: September 2016, start: May 1, 2017, end: September 30, 2018).

Layman, L. M. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Pocket Security – Smartphone Cybercrime in the Wild", National Science Foundation, Federal, $309,000.00, Funded. (start: September 1, 2016, end: August 31, 2018).

Ricanek, K., Albert, A. M. (Co-Principal), Patterson, E. K. (Co-Principal), External Contracts, "CASIS 2016-2017", Central Intelligence Agency - North Carolina A&T, Federal, $1,123,741.00, Funded. (sub: August 2015, start: September 2015, end: August 2018).

Song, Y. (Principal), Internal Grants/Funding, "An Investigation of Peer-nomination as a Novel Educational Peer-assessment Setup", CAS Research Initiative, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00, Funded. (sub: April 2018, start: May 15, 2018, end: August 15, 2018).

Morago, B. A., External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Pilot Grant Award - Faculty Early Career Development Program - CAREER: Registering Multi-Modality Imagery", UNCW College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00, Funded. (sub: September 10, 2017, start: June 1, 2018, end: June 30, 2018).

Layman, L. (Principal), Ricanek, K. (Co-Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "IARPA Janus Project Verification", Applied Learning, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00, Funded. (sub: September 29, 2017, start: January 8, 2018, end: May 31, 2018).

Layman, L. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "A Social Media-based Early Warning System for Cyber Threats", SPARC Cahill Award, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,270.00, Funded. (sub: October 16, 2017, start: January 2, 2018, end: May 31, 2018).

Ricanek, K., External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Face Data Aggregation Across World Ethnicities", Oak Ridge National Labs, Federal, $80,421.00, Funded. (sub: March 2019, start: June 1, 2017, end: May 2018).

Layman, L. (Principal), Ricanek, K. (Co-Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "IARPA Janus Project Verification", Applied Learning, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00, Funded. (sub: September 29, 2017, start: January 8, 2018, end: May 31, 2018).

Pence, T. B. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Student Support for the IEEE VR 2017 Doctoral Consortium", National Science Foundation, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $15,540.00, Funded. (sub: February 2, 2017, start: March 1, 2017, end: February 28, 2018).

Morago, B. A. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Creation of Course " Computer Vision for 3D Reconstruction "", UNCW Applied Learning, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,455.45, Funded. (sub: March 14, 2017, start: August 1, 2017, end: December 31, 2017).

Layman, L. M. (Principal), Diep, M. (Co-Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Data Protection Policy Effectiveness Measures", Cisco University Research Program Fund, Private, $100,000.00, Funded. (start: December 1, 2016, end: November 30, 2017).

Song, Y., Internal Grants/Funding, "Building and Analyzing Students Micro Credentials from Computer Science Core Courses", The Spring/Summer Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards (SURCA), University of North Carolina Wilmington, $5,000.00, Funded. (sub: November 2017).

Ferner, C. S. (Co-Principal), Chang, Y. O. (Principal), Chen, C. (Co-Principal), Dunn, E. (Co-Principal), Halls, J. N. (Co-Principal), Narcisa, P. (Co-Principal), Wang, Y. (Co-Principal), Internal Grants/Funding, "Applied Learning proposal “High Performance Computing cross the curriculum – A pilot study", UNCW Applied Learning, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $5,000.00, Funded. (sub: August 18, 2017, start: August 23, 2017).

Ferner, M. J., Internal Grants/Funding, "Development of CIT 213 for Online Delivery", Office of e-Learning UNCW, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $2,000.00, Funded. (start: July 1, 2017).

Layman, L. M. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Transfer Learning in Software Engineering", National Science Foundation, Federal, $482,852.00, Funded. (start: July 1, 2013, end: June 30, 2017).

Morago, B. A. (Principal), Pence, T. B. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Joint Virtual Reality/Film Course Development", UNCW College of Arts and Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00, Funded. (sub: November 1, 2016, start: June 1, 2017, end: June 30, 2017).

Pence, T. B. (Principal), External Grants/Sponsored Research, "Student Support for the IEEE VR 2016 Doctoral Consortium", National Science Foundation, University of North Carolina Wilmington, $11,448.00, Funded. (sub: February 2, 2016, start: March 1, 2016, end: February 28, 2017).