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Past Collaborative Research Project Awards

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Computer Science Projects

  • Compilers, Languages, and Runtimes
  • Excellence in Programming
  • Excellence in Software Engineering
  • Search
  • Trustworthy Computing

Compilers, Languages, and Runtimes

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2006

Compiler Support for Software Transactional Memory
Brown University, United States 

Phoenix-Based Optimizing Compilers Course Development
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India

Integrating Dynamic Slicing into the coredbg Debugger
University of Arizona, United States

A Testbed for Studying the Order and Combination of Code Optimization Phases
Harvard University, United States

PTV: Translation Validation in the Phoenix Compiler Framework
University of Illinois at Chicago, United States

Phase Detection and Optimization
University of California at Santa Barbara, United States

Extending Dynamic Features of the SSCLI
University of Oviedo, Spain

A Lua Compiler for the Phoenix Framework
Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Developing a Testing Framework for Security
University of Virginia, United States

A Viable Approach to Compiling Sequential Codes for CMPs
Princeton University, United States

Improving the Compilation of Lazy Functional Languages Using Phoenix and the SSCLI
Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil

A Phoenix-Based Tool for Data Flow Testing
University of Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro

Concurrency Support for Managed Code and Interactive AsmL
University of Zagreb, Croatia

SPBU for Phoenix (SPBU4PHX): A Set of Compiler Development and AOP Tools Based on Phoenix
St. Petersburg University, Russia

Adaptive Heap Size Control Using Phoenix and .NET Virtual Machine
University of Rochester, United States

Region Memory System for Scalable Performance
National University of Singapore, Singapore 

Excellence in Programming

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2005

Constructing Compact Debugging Traces with Binary Code Analysis and Instrumentation
Yinong Chen; Arizona State University, United States 

Phoenix-Based Compiler Course Development
Regeti Govindarajulu; Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India

Compiler Backend Experimentation and Extensibility Using Phoenix
Suresh Jagannathan; Purdue University, United States

Adaptive Inline Substitution in Phoenix
Keith Cooper; Rice University, United States 

Domain-Specific Language for Efficient Design-Rule Checking
Eric Wohlstadter; The University of British Columbia, Canada 

Setpoint: An Aspect Oriented Framework Based on Semantic Pointcuts
Victor Braberman; Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Phase Aware Profiling with Phoenix
Chandra Krintz; University of California at Santa Barbara, United States 

Using Call Graph Analyses to Guide Selective Specialization in Phoenix
Cormac Flanagan; University of California at Santa Cruz, United States 

Program Visualization with Fulcra and Phoenix
Wen-Mei Hwu; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Navel: Automating Software Support Using Traces of Software Behavior
Emmett Witchel; University of Texas at Austin, United States

Techniques and Tools for Software Assurance
Jack Davidson; University of Virginia, United States

Type-Checking the Intermediate Languages in the Phoenix JIT Compiler
Zhong Shao; Yale University, United States

Excellence in Software Engineering

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2004

Formal Methods in Software Development Courses
Michael Ernst; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

A Course Project for Teaching Lightweight Formal Methods
Alex Aiken; Stanford University, United States

Using SeSF to Formally Define and Test Programs Course
A. Udaya Shankar; University of Maryland, United States

Formal Models for Software Systems Design
David Garlan; Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Search

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2006

VISP: Visualizing Information Search Processes
Lada A. Adamic, Suresh K. Bhavnani; University of Michigan, United States

Vinegar: Leading Indicators in Query Logs
Eytan Adar, Brian Bershad, Steven Gribble, Daniel Weld; University of Washington, United States

Entity and Relation Types in Web Search: Annotation, Indexing and Scoring Techniques
Soumen Chakrabarti; IIT Bombay, India

Deepening Search: From the Surface to the Deep Web
Kevin C. Chang; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Discovering and Using Meta-Terms
Bruce Croft; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, United States

Incorporating Trust into Web Authority
Brian Davison; Lehigh University, United States

Statistical Machine Learning for User Modelling
Zoubin Ghahramani; University of Cambridge, United Kingdom 

Combining Econometric and Text Mining Approaches for Measuring the Effect of Online Information Exchange
Panagiotis Ipeirotis, Anindya Ghose; New York University, United States

The Truth is Out There: Aggregating Answers from Multiple Web Sources
Amélie Marian; Rutgers University, United States

Predictive Exploitation of Click-Through Knowledge
Alistair Moffat; University of Melbourne, Australia

Social Search: Bringing the Social Component to the Web
Gerd Stumme; University of Kassel, Germany

Mine Query/Click Log for Collaborative Internet Search
ChengXiang Zhai; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Trustworthy Computing

2005

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TrustSPBU.NET — A Set of Courses on Secure Software Engineering and Trustworthy Computing
Vladimir Safonov; St. Petersburg University, Russia

Enhancing Information Privacy Protection and the Fair Use of Information via Trustworthy Computing
Beomsoo Kim; Yonsei University, Korea

Development of New Course: Usable Privacy and Security
Lorrie Cranor; Carnegie Mellon University, United States

A Hands-On Course on Trustworthy Networking
Guevara Noubir; Northeastern University, United States

Reusable Teaching Modules on Selected Advanced Software Security Topics
Frank Piessens; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Integrated Modular Trustworthy Computing Curriculum Development
Yan Chen; Northwestern University, United States

Collaborative Proposal for Course Development in Trustworthy Computing (Joint Proposal)
Connie Justice; Indiana University-Purdue University, United States
Linda Morales; Texas A&M University, United States

Integrating OS Reliabilty & Security Teaching Modules in a Computer Architecture Course
Tao Li; University of Florida, United States

Improving a Trustworthy Computing Curriculum (TCC) for Undergraduate/Graduate Computer Science
Mehmet Sahinoglu; Troy University, United States

i-Safety: Network Security Begins in the Classroom
Nora Rifon; Michigan State University, United States

Practicing Trustworthy Computing in Advanced Computer Networks
Aura Ganz; University of Massachusetts, United States

Integration of Network Survivability Concepts in an MS in Computer Networking Curriculum
George Rouskas; North Carolina State University, United States

TwC: A Deep Dive into Medical data Security Using Web Services
Alfred Weaver; University of Virginia, United States

The Law and Policy of Trustworthy Computing
Paul Schwartz; University of California at Berkeley, United States

2004

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Synergizing Security and Software Engineering
Gail Kaiser, Angelos Keromytis; Columbia University, United States

Pervasive Trustworthiness Education Initiative
Fred Schneider; Cornell University, United States

Integrating Trustworthy Computing Concepts in an Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum
Mustaque Ahamad, Wenke Lee, Jim Xu; Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

Trustworthy Computing Curriculum
Jonathan Zittrain, Molly Krause, John Palfrey, Hal Roberts; Harvard University, United States

Introduction to Trustworthy Computing
Fred Cate, Markus Jakobsson; Indiana University, United States

Trustworthy Computing: Integrating Threat Modeling and Privacy into an Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum
Richard Enbody, Kurt Stirewalt, Li Xiao; Michigan State University, United States

Interdisciplinary Trustworthy Computing Curriculum Development
Yan Chen, Andrea Matwyshyn; Northwestern University, United States

A Web-Based Electronic Laboratory for Trustworthy Computing
Andy Ju An Wang; Southern Polytechnic State University, United States

Trustworthy Computing Curriculum Development
Ira Pohl; University of California at Santa Cruz, United States

University of Colorado: Trustworthy Computing Curriculum
Patrick Ryan, John Bennett, Tom Lookabaugh, Douglas Sicker, Phillip Weiser; University of Colorado at Boulder, United States

Introduction to Trustworthy Computing
Michael Shaw; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

A Multidisciplinary and Integrated Approach to Raise the Global Awareness of Trustworthy Computing
Gang Qu; University of Maryland at College Park, United States

Introducing Trustworthy Computing to Computer Science and Computer Engineering Curriculums at UNLV
Yoohwan Kim; University of Nevada at Las Vegas, United States

Development of the New Course: Introduction to Trustworthy Computing
Edwin Sha; University of Texas at Dallas, United States

Introduction to Trustworthy Computing—A Hands-on Approach
Alfred Weaver; University of Virginia, United States

Earth, Energy, and Environment

  • eScience
  • Virtual Earth Academic Research Collaboration

eScience

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2007

Data Mining Everywhere
Alexander G. Gray; Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

RouteXensor
Henri ter Hofte; Telematca Instituut, The Netherlands

Virtual Earth Academic Research Collaboration

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2007

Techniques for Rendering Effective Tourist Maps
Maneesh Agrawalal; University of California, United States

Semantic Enrichment of Street Side Imagery
Horst Bischof; Graz University of Technology, Austria

City Capture
Frank Dellaert, Irfan Essa; Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

Enhancement of Photographs Using Virtual Earth
Oliver Deussen; University of Konstanz, Germany

Efficient Image Correspondence and Indexing Methods for Urban Scene and Object Recognition
Kristen Grauman, Trevor Darrell;
University of Texas at Austin, United States
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Local Search for Hotel and Restaurants Using Econometrics Spatial Data and Image Classification
Panagiotis Ipeirotis, Anindya Ghose; New York University, United States

Integrating Online Maps with Aerial Imagery
Craig Knoblock; University of Southern California, United States

A New View on NEWS
Hanan Samet; University of Maryland, United States

Towards Reconstructing the World from Photos on the Internet
Steven Seitz, Brian Curless; University of Washington, United States

On Testing Non-Testable Information Retrieval Systems with Geographic Components on the Web
Zhi Quan Zhou; University of Wollongong, Australia
T.H. Tse; The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
Kai-Yuan Cai; Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
F.-C. Kuo; Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Education and Scholarly Communication

  • Gaming
  • ConferenceXP
  • Digital Inclusion
  • Digital Memories (Memex)
  • Tablet-Based Computing

Gaming

2006

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XNA Based Games-Themed Programming Assignments for CS1/CS2
Kelvin Sung; University of Washington, United States

TeaUed Learning Using Flight Simulator X
Bruce Gooch; University of Victoria, Canada

Assessing Games Across Introductory Computing Curricula Using MUPPETS and XNA
Andy Phelps, Jessica Bayliss; Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Enhancing CS1 and a CS Gateway Course at UC Santa Cruz with Computer Game Projects Using MUPPETS
Jim Whitehead; University of California Santa Cruz, United States

Look Ma, No Hands! Using Microsoft Flight Simulator X to Motivate CS and Beyond!
Marc Bolas; University of Southern California, United States

Developing Freshman Problem Solving and Programming Skills in the Most Demanding and engaging Game Based Development Environment
Thomas Goulding; Daniel Webster College, United States

2004

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Reality and Programming Together (RAPT)
Jessica Bayliss; Rochester Institute of Technology, United States

Game Production and Development for Multiple Hardware Platforms
Bruce Gooch, Amy Gooch; Northwestern University, United States

Developing a Game Engine Using Incremental Development
Ian Parberry; University of North Texas, United States

Alice and Panda3D: Tools for Creating 3D Content
Randy Pausch, Jesse Schell; Carnegie Mellon University Entertainment Technology Center, United States

Laboratory for Computer Games Technology
Dr. Flavio Soares Correa da Silva; University of São Paulo, Brazil 

Advanced Interdisciplinary Game Design and Architecture Courses
Ursula Wolz, Anita Allyn, Terry Byrne, Jikai Li, Miroslav Martinovic, Robert McMahan, Kim Pearson, Phillip Sanders; The College of New Jersey, United States

ConferenceXP

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2005

Enhancing Reliability by Supporting Path-Diversity Overlay Retransmission
Wenjun Zen;, University of Missouri at Columbia, United States

Visual Information Manager
Klara Nahrstedt; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Supporting and Enhancing Cooperative Learning with ConferenceXP-powered I-MINDS
Leen-Kiat Soh; University of Nebraska, United States

Windows Media Transcoding Using ConferenceXP Archive Service Data
Fred Videon; University of Washington, United States

Advanced Classrooms Exploiting Tiled Displays and Student Computers
Patrick Mantey; University of California at Santa Cruz, United States

2004

Classroom Presenter Development and Deployment
Richard Anderson; University of Washington, United States

The Classroom Learning Partner: Electronic Support for Student Learning
Kimberle Koile; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Peer-to-Peer Multi-Reflector Networking for ConferenceXP
Hayder Radha; Michigan State University, United States

Implementing ConferenceXP in a Multi-cultural, Collaborative, Academic Environment
Gino Sorcinelli; University of Massachusetts Amherst Isenberg School of Management, United States
Murray Scott; National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland 

Digital Inclusion

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2005

Digital Inclusion Kit in Health and Higher Education
Guillermo Marshall; University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mesh Networking: A Testbed for Security Issues and Community Actions
Carlos Osvaldo Rodriguez; Cequinor/Lanais EFO, CONICET-UNLP, Argentina 

Integrated Healthcare Information Services through Mobile telephony in Botswana
Henry Nyongesa; University of Botswana, Botswana 

Robust and Low-Cost Networking for Rural Kiosks
Srinivasan Keshav; University of Waterloo, Canada 

Wi-Fi Enabled Phones for Bridging the Cognitive Divide and Transforming the Classroom Experience
Miguel Nussbaum; Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile 

Project of Modern Long-Distance Education for Agricultural and Pastoral Area in Tibet Autonomous Region
NyiMaTraShi; Modern Educational Technology Center, Tibet University, Tibet 

Design and Development of a Low-Cost, Low-Power Portable Medical Device Integrated with PC, PDA, and Mobile Platforms for Telemedicine Application
M.B. Srinivas; International Institute of Information Technology, India 

Appropriate Technology Interaction for Facilitating Peer-to-Peer Internet Microfinance in Uganda
Jan Carel Diehl; Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands 

Poor Man’s Broadband: Peer-to-Peer Dialup Networking
Umar Saif; Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan

Deployment Wireless Ambient Networks on Heterogeneous Rural Environments
Eduardo Grampín; Instituto de Computación. Universidad de la República, Uruguay

DSH and CAM: Leveraging Low-Cost Technology for Rural India
Thomas Anderson; University of Washington, United States 

Wireless Grids: A Technology for Rural Networking
Suman Banerjee; University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States 

AIR: Advancement Through Interactive Radio
John Canny; University of California at Berkeley, United States

Immersive Language Learning Using Smart Phones
John Canny; University of California at Berkeley, United States

Smartphone Health Information and Epidemiology Network (SHIEN) — Vietnam
Joseph Rosen, MD; Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, United States

Speech Interfaces for Health Information-Access in Underserved Communities
Roni Rosenfeld; Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Early Warning Flood Systems Based on Sensor Networks
Daniela Rus; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Digital Memories (Memex)

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2005

Personal Audio Life Logs
Dan Ellis; Columbia University, United States

Beyond Human Memory: SenseCam Use in Veterinary College and as Assistive Technology
Manuel A. Pérez-Quiñones, Edward Fox; Virginia Tech, United States

Content-Based Similarity Search with MyLifeBits
Kai Li; Princeton University, United States

Integration of Memex and PlaceLab Datasets for Personal Investigations of Health and Living Patterns
Stephen Intille; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Landmark Generation from SenseCam Images
Alan Smeaton; Dublin City University, Ireland 

MyHealthBits: Advanced Personal Health Record
Bambang Parmanto; University of Pittsburgh, United States

What Did We See? Facilitating the Interaction of Personal and Community Journaling of Natural Spaces
Chris Pal, Sarah Dorner, Jerry Schoen; University of Massachusetts, United States

Automatic Vs. Manual Capture of Health-Related Experiences
Brian Smith, Penn State University, Jeana Frost; Boston University, United States

Development of a Platform for Continuous and Discrete Recording and Retrieval of Personal Life
Kiyoharu Aizawa; The University of Tokyo, Japan 

Listen to Dream to Know
Mark Bolas; University of Southern California, United States

Memex Metadata (M2) for Personal Educational Portfolio
Jane Greenberg, John Oberlin, Peter White; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

Supporting Alzheimer's Patients Through Memory Augmentation
Anind Dey; Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Using Context to Evaluate Augmentative Communication Technology
Rich Simpson; University of Pittsburgh, United States

Multi-Sensory Analysis, Summarization for Stroke-Patient Rehabilitation in Biofeedback Environments
Hari Sundaram, Todd Ingalls; Arizona State University, United States

Tablet-Based Computing

2006

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Reinventing Music Analysis: The Integration of the Tablet PC into the Undergraduate Music Theory Classroom
Jennifer Snodgrass; Appalachian State University, United States

The Redesign of Distributed Learning Environments Using Tablet PC Technology
Monson Hayes, Elliott Moore II; Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

Tablet PC Use, Diffusion Patterns, and Impact on Learning in Technology and Engineering Classrooms: An Integrated Task–Technology Fit and Social Learning Perspective
Sven G. Bilén, Dongwon Lee, John Messner, Timothy W. Simpson, Angsana A. Techatassanasoontorn; Pennsylvania State University, United States

Evaluating the Impact of OneNote Extended Video Application (EVA) on Clinical Teaching and Learning
Joe Derrick, Greg Sherman; Radford University, United States

Evaluating the Impact of the Use of Tablet PCs in Computer Engineering Education
Dr. Dar-jen Chang, Dr. Ahmed Desoky, Dr. Ibrahim Imam, Dr. Rammohan Ragade; University of Louisville, United States

Deployment and Assessment of an Image Annotation and Retrieval Tool, Including for Biodiversity
Dr. Edward A. Fox, Eric M. Hallerman, Ricardo da Silva Torres; Virginia Tech, United States

2005

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A Pen-Based Circuit Analysis Tutor
Thomas Stahovich, Robert Calfee; University of California at Riverside, United States

Ink-a-Sketch: Combining Model-Based and Sketch-Based Design of User Interfaces in the Classroom
Simone Barbosa; Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

Developing Tablet-Based Tools for Teaching Concurrent Programming
Lin Qiu; State University of New York at Oswego, United States

Evaluation of Tablet PC Supported Pedagogy
Richard Anderson; University of Washington, United States

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Assess the Educational Value of the One-Tablet Classroom
James Ricky Cox, James Rogers, Ted Thiede, Terry Derting, Renee Fister, Maeve McCarthy; Murray State University, United States

Assessing and Evaluating the Symbiosis of Tablet PCs and Collaboration-Facilitating Software
Julia Williams; Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, United States

Educational Value and Validity — Student Adaptation to Tablet PC Technology in Business and Engineering Curriculums
James Kraushaar, David Novak, Jeff Frolik, Thomas Chittenden; The University of Vermont , United States

Measuring Effectiveness of Tablet PCs in Teaching and Learning using AB/C-IT
Vincent DiStasi, Ananda Dushmantha Gunawardena, William P. Birmingham, Gary L. Welton, David J. Ayers; Grove City College, United States

Real-Time Collaboration: Tablet PC–Enabled Pedagogical Strategies to Enhance Nursing Education
Phillip Olla, Phyllis Brenner; Madonna University, United States

Evaluation of the Tablet PC in Undergraduate Engineering Courses at Howard University
Veronica Thomas, Mohamed Chouikha, Velma LaPoint; Howard University, United States

Assessing the Effectiveness of Tablet PCs in a Basic Computer Architecture Course
Joseph Tront; Virginia Tech, United States

Student and Instructor Adoption: Maximizing the Impact of Tablet PCs in the Classroom
Beth Simon, William Griswold; University of California at San Diego, United States

Using Tablet PCs to Support a Studio Course in Programming
Samuel Kamin; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

Comparative Evaluation of Four Modes of Tablet PC Use in Undergraduate Education
Eric Hamilton; Center for Research on Learning and Teaching/IITA, United States

2004

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A Tablet-PC Based Teaching Platform for Portable Mixed-Reality Concept
Daniel Aliaga, Dongyan Xu; Purdue University, United States

An Ink Enabled Curriculum for Data Structures
Richard Anderson; University of Washington, United States

PACT: A Pattern-Annotated Course Tool
John Canny; University of California at Berkeley, United States

A Tiered Approach to Evaluating and Exploiting the Effects of Multi-modal Communication on Expression and Learning in the Classroom
Bill Griswold, Beth Simon; University of California at San Diego, United States

Toward the Dynamic Classroom: Utilizing the Tablet PC to Enhance Lectures and Team Work Projects at Pace University
Jonathan Hill, Christelle Scharff, Dennis Anderson; Pace University, United States

3D Journal for Computer-Aided Engineering Education
Hod Lipson; Cornell University, United States

Development of a Targeted Tablet PC Software Development Course
Roy Pargas; Clemson University, United States

Use of a Tablet PC for Peer-Review Activities in CS1 and CS2
Manuel Perez-Quinones, Stephen Edwards; Virginia Tech, United States

Expanding the Computing Curriculum Beyond the Desktop Computer
Jeff Pierce; Georgia Tech, United States

Tablet-Based Annotation for Grading and Peer Review in Computer Programming Classes
Jeff Popyack; Drexel University, United States

Short Circuit—An Innovative Tablet PC Learning Environment
Fred Taylor; University of Florida, United States

Investigating the Effective Use of Tablet PCs in Computer Engineering and Computer Science Education
Joseph G. Tront; Virginia Tech, United States

A Comparison of Educational Outcomes when Teaching Electronic Commerce Using Traditional vs. Tablet PC-Enhanced Methods
Alfred Weaver; University of Virginia, United States

Health and Well-Being

  • Computational Challenges in Synthetic Biology
  • Biomedical Computing
  • SensorMap

Computational Challenges in Synthetic Biology

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2006

Computational Interchange Standards for Synthetic Biology
Herbert Sauro; University of Washington, United States

Design and Synthesis of Minimal and Persistent Protein Complexes
David Green, Steven Skiena; State University of New York at Stonybrook, United States

BioStudio: A Collaborative Editing and Revision Control Environment for Synthetic Genomes
Joel Bader, Jef Boeke; Johns Hopkins University, United States

Identification of Standard Gene Regulatory Sequences for Synthetic Biology
Robert Holt; University of British Columbia, Canada

Using Programmable Stacking Bonds to Combine DNA Origami into Larger, More Complex, Reconfigurable Structures
Paul W.K. Rothemund, Erik Winfree; California Institute of Technology, United States

Noise Suppression and Next-Generation Cloning Vectors
Johan Paulsson; Harvard University, United States

2005

Microsoft Excel-caBIG Smart Client Joining the Fight Against Cancer
Katarzyna Macura; Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, United States

Agent-Based Chemistry Knowledge Mining Tool for Drug Discovery
David Wild; Indiana University, United States

Xensor for Smartphone
Henri ter Hofte; Telematica Instituut, The Netherlands

A Tiered Smart Client System for Annotating the Land-Water Interface: Enabling Scientific Simulation
Piotr Parasiewicz; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, United States

ProDA's Smart Clients for On-Line Scientific Data Analysis
Cyrus Shahabi; University of Southern California, United States

Standardizing the Use of Web Services for Communicating Hydrologic Data
Jon Goodall; Duke University, United States

Function Express Gold: A caBIG Grid-Aware Microarray Analysis Application
Rakesh Nagarajan; Washington University, United States

Microsoft Excel Add-in for Creation of Survival Curves
Haseeb Khan; King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

2004

Advanced Biomedical Computing Systems for Cancer Research
May Dongmei Wang; Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, United States

Parallel Analysis and Visualization of Astronomical Data in SQL Databases
Thomas R. Quinn; University of Washington, United States

Pictorial Query Specification for Searching a Spatially Referenced Breast Cancer Image Database
Hanan Samet; University of Maryland, United States

A Comprehensive Protein Database Indexed by Spatial Motifs "MotifSpace"
Wei Wang; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

A Parallel Cross-Match Engine for Astronomy
Maria Nieto-Santisteban; Johns Hopkins University, United States

SQL.CT: Using Database Systems for Remote, Web-Based Visualization of Tomographic Data
Julian Humphries, Greg Lavender, Shirley Cohen; The University of Texas at Austin, United States

PetaByte Data Management and Analysis Services for Data-Driven Science
Johannes Gehrke; Cornell University, United States

.NET-enabled Data Management for Adaptive Parallel Numerical Applications on Computational Grids
Sathish Vadhiyar; Indian Institute of Science, India

Sangam
Shahram Ghandeharizadeh; University of Southern California (USC), United States

The Gateway to Biology Pathways
Keyuan Jiang; Purdue University-Calumet, United States

Web Service Access to Streaming NEXRAD Level II Radar Data
Beth Plale; Indiana University, United States

Dynameomics: Internet Database and Web Portal for Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Proteins
Valerie Daggett; University of Washington, United States

Large-Scale Integration of Different Data Modalities for Computational Medical Sciences
Mark Garbey; University of Houston, United States

SCORM Public-Access Repository
Carlos Alberto Cobos Lozada; Universidad del Cauca, Colombia

OpenArXiv = arXiv + RDBMS + Web Services
Dongwon Lee; Penn State University, United States

Migrating E-Transit Databases and Web Services to a TerraService Model
Uma Shama, Lawrence J. Harman; Bridgewater State College, United States

Web Service Multimodal Tools for Strategic Biodiversity Research, Assessment and Monitoring
Claudia Bauzer Medeiros; UNICAMP,Brazil

Biomedical Computing

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2007

Biomedical Computing Directed Funding 2007 Awards

Using Smartphones to Enable Interaction and Communication with Autistic Children
Gondy Leroy; Claremont Graduate University, United States
Gianluca De Leo; Old Dominion University, United States

HealthNet: networking the WESTs (Wireless Embedded medical SysTems)
Mario Gerla, Majid Sarrafzadeh; UCLA Department of Computer Science, United States

OsteoConduct: Musculo-Skeletal Conduction for Secure Data Communication
Michael Liebschner, Lin Zhong;Rice University, United States

Enabling Wireless Sensor Devices for Health Care Networks
Leo Selavo, John A. Stankovic; University of Virginia, United States

Measuring circadian activity deviation for activity pattern recognition and smart power consumption in Wireless Sensor Networks
Gilles Virone, John A. Stankovic; University of Virginia, United States

Cortically-Coupled Computing
Rajesh Rao; University of Washington, United States

SensorMap

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2007

Marmite: End-User Programming for Large Sets of Real-Time Sensor Data
Jason Hong; Carnegie Mellon University, United States

Leveraging the SensorMap Infrastructure for Large-Scale Urban Monitoring
Matt Welsh;  Harvard University, United States

SensorMap for the National Weather Study Project
Hock Beng Lim, Keck Voon Ling; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Real-Time Debris Flow Monitoring and Warning via SensorMap
Pai Chou, Bing-Jean Lee, Chung-Ta King, et al.; National Tsing Hua University; Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Through the looking glass: On human mobility and equipment health
Anish Arora, William Leal; Ohio State University, United States

Semantic Reconciliation with Disparate Sensor Meta-Data for Automatic Publication
Prashant Doshi; University of Georgia, United States

Action Web: Towards Viewing a Mobile World in the First Person
Tarek Abdelzaher, Michael Ward; University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, United States

SensorMap for the Great Barrier Reef
Marimuthu Palaniswami, Ian Atkinson, Stuart Kininmonth, et al.; University of Melbourne; James Cook University; Australian Institute of Marine Science, Australia

Publishing and Searching Private Sensor Data Streams: Integration with the SensorMap Platform
Kamin Whitehouse, John Stankovic; University of Virginia, United States

Event Detection and Notification in the World-Wide Sensor Web
Magdalena Balazinska, Gaetano Borriello, Dan Suciu;  University of Washington, United States

Mobile Air Quality Monitoring Network
Akos Ledeczi, Xenofon Koutsoukos, Peter Volgyesi; Vanderbilt University, United States

2004-2005

Sensor Networks for Human Activity Inferencing
Gaetano Borriello; University of Washington, United States

Tiered: Development of Tiered Applications Across Motes and Micro-Servers
Deborah Estrin; University of California at Los Angeles, United States

Sensor Networks & Web Services
Joe Hellerstein; University of California at Berkeley, United States

Web Service Protocols for Self-Monitoring and Self-Healing Networked Embedded Sensor Systems
Xenofon Koutsoukos; Vanderbilt University, United States

Wireless Sensor Networks for Soil Ecosystem Studies
Katalin Szlavecz; Johns Hopkins University, United States

Integrating Sensor Networks into Medical Care Using Web Services
Matt Welsh; Harvard University, United States