Worthy Martin, along with Jillian Galle, received a new NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grant for $325,000, to expand the DAACS Research Consortium (DRC). DAACS is the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery, and DRC helps advance the DAACS research objectives. The new grant will fund the design, development, and implementation of a new phase of the DRC.
Jon Goodall (CEE), Kamin Whitehouse (CS), Madhur Behl (CS), Donna Chen (CEE), and Michael Gorman (E&S) on winning a large NSF proposal, $2.5M for four years, "dMIST: Data-driven Management for Interdependent Stormwater and Transportation Systems," in the NSF Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes (CRISP) program. https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1735587&HistoricalAwards=false
Quanquan Gu won a new NSF grant in the Information Integration and Informatics program in the Division of Information & Intelligent Systems (IIS): Collaborative Research: High-Dimensional Machine Learning Methods for Personalized Cancer Genomics. This program is especially competitive, even by NSF standards, so this is a great accomplishment. https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1717206&HistoricalAwards=false
Congratulations to Lu Feng on winning a 4-VA Collaborative Research grant, "Human-in-the-Loop Planning of Distributed Multi-Robot Teams for Emergency Response." This is a joint project with Pratap Tokekar in ECE at Virginia Tech. The 4-VA program provides small-scale grants to research teams collaborating across 4-VA universities, to develop results to help compete for larger extramural grants.