Research Funding Awarded

  1. PI- NSF: "CISE-MSI: Emergency Response and Evacuation Training for Active Shooter Events", Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS), Award Period: 10/01/2021 to 09/30/2024, Award Number: 2131116, New Award Number: 2319752, Award Amount: $300,000.00. (Active)
  2. PI- NSF: "FW-HTF-P: Immersive Virtual Reality Instructional Modules for Response to Active Shooter Events", Division: DRL, NSF 20-515 Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research, Award Period: 09/01/2020 to 08/31/2024, Award Number: 2026412, New Award Number: 2321539, Award Amount: $132,352.00. (Active)
  3. PI-Sub-Award- NSF: "NSF HDR institute: iHARP- NSF HDR institute for Harnessing Data and Model Revolution in the Polar Regions", Division: HDR-Harnessing the Data Revolution, Award Period: 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2026, Award Number: 2118285, Total Award Amount: $13M ($13,000,000.00) for 5 years. PI: Vandana Janeja (UMBC), (Active)
  4. PI (UNT) - NSF Grant: Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR) Data Science Corps (DSC): Collaborative Research: Creating and Integrating Data Science Corps to Improve the Quality of Life in Urban Areas, PI: Aryya Gangopadhyay (UMBC), Award Period: 1 October 2019 through 30 Sep 2024, Award #1923986, New Award Number: 2321574, Total Award Amount: $1,198,769.00 (Active)
  5. Co-PI- NSF: "RISE: High-Performance Intelligent Data-Science Institute (HIDI)", Division: Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE),Award Period of Performance: 05/01/2021 - 04/30/2024, Award ID 2022981, Total Award Amount: $1,000,002.00. (Active)
  6. PI (BSU) - NSF Grant: "RAPID: VAPOC: Visualization, Analysis and Prediction of COVID-19", Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS), Award Period: June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2022, Award # 2032344, Award Amount: $40,000 (Total Amount: 100,000.00).
  7. PI - ARL Grant: Avatars to represent human behavior in a Collaborative Virtual Environment, under The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Award no.: W911NF1820224, funded by ARL-HRED division under Assessment and Analysis campaign. Award Period: 09/05/2018 to 08/28/2020, Award Amount: $85,000.00.
  8. PI (BSU)- MITRE/ USM, USM/AAC Award, Collaborative Grant (UMBC/BSU): Inferring Cyber-attacks and Building Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems, Sponsor: MITRE and University System of Maryland (USM), Award Period:1 October 2018 through 30 Sep 2019, Award Amount: $303,594.00
  9. PI - ARL Grant: Megacity: Avatars in Collaborative Virtual Environment (CVE) approach for Decision Making, under The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Award: W911NF-17-2-0133, funded by ARL-HRED division under Assesment and Analysis campaign. Award Period: 08/04/2017 to 03/28/2019, Award Amount: $85,000.00.
  10. PI -NASA, Space Act Agreement (SAA5-17-02-N25423) between NASA GSFC Applied Engineering and Technology Directorate and Bowie State University (VR Lab) to collaborate on the development of Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality (VR/AR) technologies. This agreement involves collaboration on multiple VR and AR pilots (and their follow-ons) that target engineering, operations, and sciences, Technical Points of Contact: Thomas Grubb (NASA) & Dr. Sharad Sharma (BSU), Period: 2/27/2018 - 2/26/2021.
  11. PI - ARL. Army Research Laboratory Faculty Fellowship at The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Grounds (APG), MD, under SLAD division, 8 weeks in summer 2016. Award Amount: $20,000.00.
  12. PI - NSF Grant : "A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Teach Gaming and Development of Gaming Instructional Modules to Enhance Student Learning in Lower Level Core Courses", funded by the National Science Foundation. Award Number: HRD-1238784, Award Period: 10/01/2012 to 10/01/2017. Award Amount: $299,500.00
  13. PI -DHS Grant: DHS Scientific Leadership Award, "Developing Homeland Security Expertise to Support Emergency Evacuation Research (HS-SEER)", Award Number: 2011-ST-062-000050, Award Period 09/01/2011 to 08/31/ 2015. Award Amount: $229,901.29.
  14. PI -NSF Grant: "Increasing Expertise of Minority Students by Development of a Virtual and Augmented Reality Laboratory for Research and Education at Bowie State University", funded by the National Science Foundation. Award Number: HRD-1137541, Award Period: 09/15/2011 to 08/31/2014. Award Amount: $299,489.00.
  15. PI - Juxtopia Inc., Award Period: 09/10/2012 to 1/1/2013 entitled “Video Conferencing Software for Android Operating System: Implementing the Juxtopia┬« CAARS Video Conference (CAARS VC) Module”. Award Amount: $4,500.00.
  16. PI - NASA Grant: "Modeling and Simulation of Emergency Behavior in Virtual Reality for Airport Safety" funded by NASA Langley, under CIBAC department grant. Award Period: Academic Year: 2011-2012.
  17. PI -TEDCO/ USAMRMCGrant: BAA-08-1 grant for "Voice FMC: A speech recognition, speech synthesis, and natural language processing system", Year: Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2010 (AMOUNT: $55,000.00). Click Here.
  18. PI - BETTER Grant "Virtual Reality as a tool for learning and education", (Year: 2008, 2009, 2010), Department mini grant (AMOUNT: $15,000.00 /year). Click Here.
  19. PI -NASA: CIBAC Grant, "Simulation and Modeling for Aircraft Safety", (Year: 2008, 2009, 2010), Department mini grant. (AMOUNT:1 month summer, 25% time release). Click Here
  20. PI -Thurgood marshal college funds, TMCF/DOE HBCU technology graduate student award, "Online Data Backup System", Year: 2009-2010. (AMOUNT:$5,000.00). Click Here
  21. NSF Cyberwatch sub-contract, "CUTS: (CyberWATCH Underground System)A Proposal for a Cooperative Testbed Network to Facilitate Information Assurance Education and Cooperation", Year: Summer 2009. (AMOUNT: $19,286.81). Click Here.
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