UCF’s Cyber Defense Team scores another victory to wrap up the 2015 calendar year. Four members of the Collegiate Cyber Defense Club @ UCF (aka Hack@UCF) won the Panoply Hackathon competition at ALM’s CyberSecure Conference in NYC on December 15th and 16th.
Congratulations to Drs. Sumit Jha and Narsingh Deo for receiving at total of $5,208.00 from NVIDIA (and $9,098.00 in matching funds from CS) for a project titled “The UCF Computer Science CUDA Teaching Laboratory for Core Courses”.
Congratulations to Dr. Kenneth Stanley for receiving $10,000.00 plus $22,000.00 from Soar Technology, Inc. for a project titled “Soar Tech HyperNEAT Collaboration (DoD STTR Phase I)”.
Congratulations to Dr. Gary T. Leavens for receiving $320,000.00 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project
Congratulations to Dr. Hassan Foroosh for receiving $6,561.00 from UCF/I-4 for a project titled “FHTC: Rapid Automated 3D Terrain Modeling from Airborne Data”.
Congratulations to Dr. Joseph LaViola for receiving of $75,000.00 from UCF/I-4 for a project titled “FHTC: Physics Based Multi-Touch Movement Interface Creation for 3D Modeling and Simulation, Phase II”.
Congratulations to Dr. Lotzi Boloni for receiving $150,311.20 in new funding from the NSF for a project titled “CHS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Social Learning in Mixed Human-Robot Groups for People with Disabilities” (joint with Drs. Behal, Hancock, and Maboudou)
Congratulations to Dr. Sumanta Pattanaik on receiving $101,912 from the NSF for a project titled “CGV: Medium: Collaborative Research: A Unified Approach to Material Appearance Modeling”.
Congratulations to Drs. Sumit Jha and Narsingh Deo for a grant of $2,500 from Georgia State University for a project titled “Adoption of Parallel Programming on Heterogeneous Platforms in the CS Curriculum at University of Central Florida”.
Congratulations to Dr. Haiyan (Nancy) Hu for receiving $416,456 from the NSF for a project titled “ABI Innovation: Computational Analysis of microRNA Binding”.