Shantenu Jha is a co-PI and the lead Computing Engineer/Science Faculty on a new $20M NSF Scientific Software Innovation Institutes for Molecular Sciences. The Institute called MolSSI -- Molecular Science Software Institute, will enable computational scientists to tackle problems that are significantly larger and more complex than thosecurrently within reach. MolSSI will impact domains that use molecular simulations -- from proteins and drug designs to the next generation of materials.
Professors Anand Sarwate (PI) and Narayan Mandayam (co-PI) have received a new NSF grant from the Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) program.
The title of the project is "PERMIT: Privacy-Enabled Resource Management for IoT Networks” and the award amount is $500,000 for three years (9/1/16 to 8/31/19).
Vishal M. Patel received an NSF award for the project titled "Sparse and Low Rank Methods for Imbalanced and Heterogeneous Data." This is a two year collaborative effort between Rutgers University (Vishal Patel, PI) and The Johns Hopkins University. Rutgers' share for this award is $249,152.
As part of this project, Vishal and his team will develop novel sparse and low-rank modeling techniques for dealing with imbalanced, heterogeneous and multi-modal visual data-sets.
Mehdi Javanmard received a DARPA grant for the project "The ProteOhmic Smart-Patch: Transcutaneous Monitoring of Molecular Levels in Blood Using Flexible and Natural Substrates". The award amount is $185,887.15 and the duration is 15 months.
Principal Investigators: Dipankar Raychaudhuri, Roy D. Yates, Yanyong Zhang, Wade K. Trappe, Richard P. Martin
NSF has processed supplemental funding in the amount of $598,451 for the referenced award. The award, with this amendment, now totals $2,899,858.
A DURIP proposal on which Waheed Bajwa is PI and his collaborator Mark Pierce (BME) is a Co-PI has been selected by the DoD as one of the 176 winning DURIP proposals this year (out of a total of 622 proposal submissions).
The Space and Terrestrial Communications Directorate (S&TCD) of the U.S. Army has awarded Rutgers University an 8-month contract with an initial budget of $71,395. The WINLAB Rutgers University team is led by Wade Trappe and will support the Army's development of a next generation tactical waveform.
Mehdi Javanmard received a $344,942 NSF grant for the project "The ThruProt Analyzer: Bringing Proteomics to the Field Using a Sample-to-Answer Electronic Multiplexed Platform". This is a 3-year collaborative grant with colleagues from the RU Ocean Sciences Department, and Mehdi is the PI.
The abstract of the award is given below.
"IDBR: TYPE A- The ThruProt Analyzer: Bringing Proteomics to the Field Using a Sample-to-Answer Electronic Multiplexed Platform".
PI: Mehdi Javanmard,
We are pleased to announce that ECE Assistant Professor Vishal Patel is recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award.
The goal of Dr. Patel’s project is to develop robust and efficient methods for learning structured representations of multimodal data. In particular, he will develop methods for multimodal metric learning and multimodal data fusion based on sparse and low-rank representations.
Vishal Patel received an award from ARO for the following project: Adaptive Sparse and Low-Rank Models for Real-World Visual Recognition (4/1/16-3/31/19, $327,127).
The goal of this project is to develop weakly-supervised and domain adaptive sparse and low-rank models for processing real-world visual data.