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Externally Funded Projects

Note:  These are a select subset of current projects in the Department. 

Listed alphabetically by PI last name

Integrating Cybersecurity with Undergraduate IT Programs

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Aryya Gangopadhyay    Co-PIs: Vandana Janeja, Carolyn Seaman


Accelerated Cognitive Computing Lab (ACCL)

Source:  IBM

PI: Anupam Joshi, CSEE     Co-PIs: Shimei Pan, Zhiyuan Chen, Karuna P. Joshi, Aryya Gangopadhyay

Automated Legal Document Analytics (ALDA)

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)/Department of Defense (DoD) via CHMPR

PI: Karuna Pande Joshi

Attribute Based Encryption (ABE) Approaches to Manage Cloud Data Access

Source:  Office of Naval Research (ONR)

PI: Karuna Pande Joshi


Oblivious and Secure Cloud Services

Source:  Office of Naval Research (ONR)

PI: Karuna Pande Joshi/UMBC in collaboration with USNA

Secure and Flexible Information Sharing in Coalition Environments

Source:  Office of Naval Research (ONR)

Co-PI: Karuna Pande Joshi

Reputation Scoring for Cloud Sessions

Source:  CISCO

PI: Karuna Pande Joshi


Unstructured Data Knowledge Extraction

Source:  GE Research

PI: Karuna Pande Joshi


Stress Reflection Systems in Medical Team Training

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Andrea Kleinsmith, Co-PI: Helena Mentis, Jennifer Jenkins-Levy


Prediction of Imminent Unsafe Temperatures and Notification through Wearable Tactile Technology

Source:  National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

PI: Ravi Kuber in collaboration with Dr. Dianne Pawluk, Virginia Commonwealth University

Tactile Authentication Methods for Mobile Devices in Cyber-Security Settings

Source:  Office of Naval Research (ONR)

PI: Ravi Kuber


Collaborative Image Manipulation and Annotation in Surgical Telemedicine

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Helena Mentis


Gestural Image Annotation Systems in Coordinated Surgical Practice

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Helena Mentis


Negotiating Cyber Systems Access for Older Adults with Mild Neurocognitive Disorder

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Helena Mentis


CAREER: Scalable and Adaptable Cross-Domain Autonomous Health Assessment

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Nirmalya Roy



Distributed Data Analytics for Real-Time Monitoring and Detection of Flash Floods in Smart City

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Nirmalya Roy  Co-PI: Aryya Gangopadhyay


Functional and Cognitive Health Assessment of Older Adults with Dementia

Source:  Alzheimer’s Association

PI: Nirmalya Roy  Co-PI: Aryya Gangopadhyay

Low-cost Continuous Virtual Energy Audits in Cyber-Physical Building Envelope

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Nirmalya Roy   Co-PI: Ryan Robucci and Nilanjan Banerjee

Efficient and Flexible Aggregation and Distribution of MODIS Atmospheric Products based on Climate Analytics-as-a-Service Framework

Source:  National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

PI: Jianwu Wang  Co-PI: Zhibo Zhang, Physics

Cross-Training of Researchers in Computing, Applied Mathematics and Atmospheric Sciences using Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Resources

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Jianwu Wang  Co-PIs: Matthias K. Gobbert, Mathematics and Statistics, Zhibo Zhang, Physics, Aryya Gangopadhyay, IS

Industrial Scale Demonstration of Smart Manufacturing Achieving Transformational Energy

Source:  Department of Energy (DOE)

UMBC Sub-Contract PI: Jianwu Wang

Low-Code Workflow Software for Life Sciences

Source:  Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS)

PI: Jianwu Wang

MRI: Acquisition of Cutting-Edge GPU and Phi Nodes for the Interdisciplinary UMBC High Performance Computing Facility

Source:  National Science Foundation (NSF)

PI: Meilin Yu, Mechanical Engineering  Co-PIs: Jianwu Wang, IS, Marc Olano, CSEE, Daniel Lobo, Biology

Other Grants:

Zhiyuan Chen: US Naval Academy

Aryya Gangopadhyay: TCF

Vandana Janeja: US Army, FDA (Ekagra)/CHMPR

George Karabatis  (co-PI: Zhiyuan Chen: Mitre)

Gunes Koru: DHMH

Carolyn Seaman: NSF