Recent Research Funding

Highlights of major secured research funding by the Computer Science department

Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen

Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen, Assistant Professor (Lead Principal Investigator)

  • Title: SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: BaitBuster 2.0: Keeping Users Away From Clickbait
  • Amount: $899,714 (USU-part: $314,963)
  • Duration: July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2024
  • Funding Organization: National Science Foundation - Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace
  • Contact: mahdi.al-ameen@usu.edu

Vladimir Kulyukin

Vladimir Kulyukin, Associate Professor (Co-principal Investigator)

  • Title: Mobile Instructional Particle Image Velocimetry (mI-PIV): Hands-on Flow Visualization and Experimentation for Improved Student Interest and Technical Capacity in Navy-relevant Engineering Careers
  • Amount: $799,438
  • Duration: Sept 01, 2018 – August 31, 2021
  • Funding Organization: Sept 01, 2018 – August 31, 2021

Stephen Clyde

Stephen Clyde, Emeritus Associate Professor (Co-principal Investigator)

  • Title: Providing HiTrack and CHARMS Support for Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
  • Amount: $201,700
  • Duration: Four years from Fall 2020
  • Funding Organization: Utah Department of Health
  • Title: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention
  • Amount: $64,125
  • Duration: September 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
  • Funding Organization: Utah Department of Health

Curtis Dyreson

Curtis Dyreson, Professor (Principal Investigator)

  • Title: ABI Development: Collaborative Research: Symbiota2: Enabling greater collaboration and flexibility for mobilizing biodiversity data
  • Amount: $283,231
  • Duration: June 01, 2018 – May 31, 2021
  • Funding Organization: 1632 - U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF)

Shuhan Yuan

Shuhan Yuan, Assistant Professor (Principal Investigator)

  • Title: SaTC: CORE: Small: Deep Learning for Insider Threat Detection
  • Amount: $498,618
  • Duration: June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2024
  • Funding Organization: National Science Foundation (NSF) Secure & Trustworthy Cyberspace program

Haitao Wang

Haitao Wang, Associate Professor (Principal Investigator)

  • Title: AF: Small: Algorithms for Geometric Shortest Paths and Related Problems
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Duration: October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2023
  • Funding Organization: National Science Foundation (NSF) Algorithmic Foundations program

Xiaojun Qi

Xiaojun Qi, Professor (Co-Principal Investigator)

  • Title: Exploring the Feasibilty and Accuracy of Low-Cost LiDAR Technology for Traffic Monitoring
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Duration: April 14, 2021 – December 31, 2022
  • Funding Organization: Utah Department of Transportation

Nick Flann

Nick Flann, Associate Professor

  • Received a patent for his substantive and innovative work.
  • Title: Mechanical Solar Tracker
  • Date: June 30, 2020
  • Received a patent for his substantive and innovative work.
  • Title: Mechanical Solar Tracker for Energy and Shade
  • Date: July 6, 2021