Research Grants and Awards

2016 Grants

National Science Foundation
H. R. Rao and Laura Amo, co-PIs with David Murray

SaTC EDU Collaborative: Cybersecurity for middle school students at museums: An informal learning approach (2015-17)
$199,759

National Science Foundation and National Security Agency
H. R. Rao and Laura Amo, co-PIs with David Murray

$86,393

National Science Foundation
Sanjukta Das Smith and Ram Ramesh, co-PIs

An analytical approach to quantifying availability (AQUA) for cloud resource provisions and allocation (2014-16)
$400,000

National Science Foundation
Sanjukta Das Smith

Collaborator with UB’s Department of Mathematics in the NSF Enriched Doctoral Training in the Mathematical Sciences program.
$600,000

National Science Foundation
Arun Lakshmanan, co-PI

Cyber-empathic design: Using embedded sensors to improve product and system design (2014-16)
$368,000

National Science Foundation
Dominik Roesch, Cristian Tiu and Brian Wolfe

Data analysis and management building blocks for multi-campus cyber infrastructure through cloud federation
$4,975,094

National Research Foundation
Kee H. Chung, co-I

Development of integrated risk management financial system for welfare society (2014-17)
$780,000

Helios Corp.
Isaac Ehrlich and Nathan Daun-Barnett, co-PIs

Examining the implementation of the Florida College Access Network and its impact on local college access network (2015-16)
$120,000

University at Buffalo
Isaac Ehrlich

3E grant for “A human capital agenda for educational and economic development” (2012/13-2015/16)
$1,232,438

University at Buffalo
Arun Lakshmanan

From the UB Institute for Person-Centered Care for “Cyber-empathic healthcare prognostics”
$7,000

University at Buffalo
Rajiv Kishore, PI

From UB Center for Home Health and Well-Being through Adaptive Smart Environments (Home-BASE) for “MEMS and Competitive Game Interventions to Promote ART Adherence in Poorly-Adherent HIV Patients”
$35,000

Huawei Technologies
Sanjukta Das Smith, co-PI

Providing reliable cloud services through availability-aware SLA contract designs
$225,000

Huawei Technologies
Ram Ramesh, co-PI

Optimal SLA design for network function virtualization
$225,000

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Rajiv Kishore, co-I

Use of gamified social media with home telemonitoring for patient self-management in poorly controlled Medicaid diabetics: A pilot study of health outcomes, social influences and habit formation
$100,000

UB Office of the Vice President of Research and Economic Development
Debu Talukdar

Seed research grant for interdisciplinary research on green products
$25,000

2016 Research Award

G. James Lemoine

  • Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award, given by the International Leadership Association and the University of Richmond Jepson School of Leadership Studies for his research on servant leadership