Computer Science

Grants & External Funding Received, 2002 -

[Computer Science faculty listed in bold]

Dr. Karl Ricanek

Li, H. (Principal), Grant, "Personalized Digital Art using Eye Tracking analysis", UNCW (Summer Research Initiative), University of North Carolina Wilmington, $3,500.00. Grant Period: May 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015.

Guinn, C. I., Contract, "Mixed Initiative Spoken Dialogue Control", Honeywell, Inc., Private, $98,000.00. Grant Period: April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016.

Mahnaz Moallem (Principal), Amy Reamer, Gabriel G. Lugo, Sridhar Narayan (Co-Principal), Gene A. Tagliarini (Co-Principal), "INCISE (Integrated Certificate in STEM Education)," National Science Foundation, $299,974. Grant Period: January 2015 - December 2016.

Moallem, M. (Principal), Tagliarini, G. A. (Co-Principal), Narayan, S. (Co-Principal), Gordon, C. (Co-Principal) CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) Google grant, $13500, Summer 2013.

Ricanek, K. (Principal), Contract, "Diverse 3D Face Scan Collection", Oak Ridge National Labs, Private, $38,784.00. Grant Period: May 1, 2013 - April 30, 2014.

Ricanek, K. (Principal), Albert, A. M. (Co-Principal), Wang, Y. (Co-Principal), Chang, Y. O. (Co-Principal), Contract, "Face and Component Face", FBI Biometric Center of Excellence, Federal, $500,000.00. Grant Period: September 15, 2012.

Simmonds, D. M. (Co-Principal), Ricanek, K. (Principal), Cahoon, L. B.(Co-Principal), Grant, "CASIS 3rd YR", Army Research Laboratory (ARL)/Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Federal, $97,000.00. Grant Period: November 30, 2011 - August 21, 2012.

Moallem, M. (Principal), Morge, S. P. (Co-Principal), Tagliarini, G. A. (Co-Principal), Narayan, S. (Co-Principal), Gordon, C. (Co-Principal), Grant, "INCOME: Integrating Computing and Mathematics Education", NC QUEST / Quality Educators through Staff Development and Training across North Carolina, Federal, $199,898.00. Grant Period: April 1, 2012 - September 30, 2013.

Ricanek, K. (Co-Principal), Boehnen, C. (Principal), Kereks, R. (Co-Principal), Nichols, T. (Co-Principal), Pierce, M. (Supporting), Evans, T. (Supporting), Contract, "Artemis Child Pornography Tool", National Institute of Justice, Federal, $70,000.00. Grant Period: September 2011 - September 2013.

Ricanek, K., Contract, "Intelligent MultiModal Fusion Using Quality Measures from: Soft-Biometrics, Automatic Robust Image Sanity Checks and Robust Age Estimation", Department of Defense Biometric Task Force, Federal, $150,000.00. Grant Period: March 2010 - March 2011.

Ricanek, K. (Principal), Patterson, E. K. (Co-Principal), Contract, "Exploitation of 3-D Craniofacial and Ocular Micro-Features for Robust 2-D Biometric Signals Against Aging and Pose Variation", Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity (IARPA), IARPA-BAA-09-02, Federal, $2,878,521.00. Grant Period: December 2009 - November 2011.

Ricanek, K. (Principal), Contract, "Characterization of Flaw Detectors for Optical Fiber", Corning, Private, $7,500.00. Grant Period: September 2009 - May 2010.

Ricanek, K., Contract, "Center for Academic Studies in Identity Sciences", ARL/ARO, Federal, $8,933,685.00. Grant Period: August 2009 - August 2014.

Ricanek, K., Patterson, E. K. (Co-Principal), Contract, "3D Synthesis of Facial Changes with Weight in Maya", Unisys, Private, $50,000.00, Funded. Grant Period: June 2009 - October 2009.

Ricanek, K. (Principal), Albert, A. M. (Co-Principal), Simmons, S. J. (Co-Principal), Wang, Y. (Co-Principal), Chen, C. (Co-Principal), Contract, "FBI Universal Face Workstation", FBI, Federal, $350,000.00. Grant Period: May 2009 - August 2010.

Ferner, C. S. (Principal), Wilkinson, B. (Co-Principal), Li, Y. (Co-Principal), Grant, "Collaborative Research: Enhancing Teaching of Grid Computing to Undergraduate Students by using a Workflow Editor", NSF, Federal, $149,924.00. Grant Period: July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2011.

Partnership for Improving Mathematical Understanding of Students and Teachers, awarded by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Karen Shafer; Dargan Frierson, Jr.; Gabriel G. Lugo; and Laurie J. Patterson. Award for $68,820; Grant period August 2007 - July 2010.

"CPATH EAE:TEXXNH - Evaluation, Adoption, and Extension," Sridhar Narayan, sub-award from Clemson University on NSF Proposal CCF-0722313, Award for $39,114; Grant Period: August 1, 2007 - July 31, 2010.

Using Squeak to Infuse Information Technology into the STEM Curriculum in Grades 7-12, Gene Tagliarini, Sridhar Narayan, and Shelby Morge, NSF 05-621, Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST), Award for $1,180,000; Grant period: February 1, 2007 - January 31, 2010.

Moallem, M. (Co-Principal), Tagliarini, G. A. (Principal), Narayan, S. (Co-Principal), Grant, "Using Squeak to Infuse Information Technology into the STEM Curriculum in Grades 7-12", NSF, Federal, $1,199,546.00, Funded. (sub: December 2005, start: July 2006, end: December 2010).

Increasing and Retaining STEM Majors through Virtual Learning Communities, C. Ward, G. Lugo, R. Herman, R. Vetter, J. Reeves, and D. Cohen, NSF CCLI-EMD Program, Award for $124,485; Grant period: May 1, 2005 - April 30, 2007.

Support for a New Graduate Program in Computer Science and Information Systems, L. Clark, C. Canel, and R. Vetter, Corning Inc., Award for $10,000; April 2005.

Proposal to Implement a Professional Master's Degree Program in Computer Science and Information Systems, A. Gowan, B. Roer, and R. Vetter, Council of Graduate Schools/Sloan Foundation, Award for $25,000; Grant Period: April 1, 2005 - March 2007.

Natural Language Processing for Longitudinal Exposure Data Collection, C. Guinn, RTI International, Award for $29,586; Grant Period: August 1, 2004 - March 31, 2008.

Fostering Undergraduate Research Partnerships through a Graphical User Environment for the North Carolina Computing Grid, B. Tyndall, B. Miller, R. Vetter, L. Bartolotii, D. Berman, R. Boston, J. Brown, C. Ferner, T. Hudson, T. Janicki, N. Martin, M. McClelland, J. Porter, A. Stapleton, and A. Wilkinson, UNC Office of the President, Award for $557,634; Grant Period: June 1, 2004 - June 30, 2007.

The UNCW Grid Computing Project, R. Tyndall, R. Vetter, B. Miller, S. Cowdrey, J. Brown, N. Martin, A. Stapleton, and C. Ferner, UNC Office of the President, Award for $82,723; Grant Period: March 17, 2004 - June 30, 2004.

Proposal to Plan the Development of a Professional Master's Degree Program in Computer Science and Information Systems, Joint effort by Computer Science and Information Systems faculty, Council of Graduate Schools/Sloan Foundation Feasibility Planning Grant, Award for $4,500; Grant Period: January 1, 2004 - December 31, 2004.

Age-Related Morphological Changes, K. Ricanek, E. Patterson, and M. Albert, Computer Sciences Corporation/Dynacorp - Department of Defense Contract, Proposal for $810,000; Grant Period: September 28, 2003 - August 1, 2006.

Integrating Digital Libraries and Traditional Libraries: A Model for Sustaining NSDL Collections, C. Ward, R. Vetter, G. Lugo, R. Herman, J. Reeves, R. Dillaman, S. Cody, D. Pfohl, A. Hanerfeld, B. Heath, D. McArthur, NSF Digital Libraries Initiative - Phase 4; Award for $425,093; Grant Period: September 1, 2003 - August 31, 2005.

GeneBeans: A Modular System That Makes Genomic-Scale Analysis Accessible to Biologists, A. Stapleton, T. Hudson, and J. Brown, National Science Foundation, Award for $91,882; Grant Period: September 1, 2002 - August 31, 2004.