Faculty Awards/Grants

Awards/grants earned in 2019:

Past Awards/Grants

2018

2017

  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for 24-Hour Risk for Suicide Attempts in a National Cohort of Adolescents
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received a grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin for Salud a la Vista: mobile TeleEye Health (mTEH)
  • Dr. Shion Guha - Received a grant from Direct Supply, Inc.
  • Dr. Despoina Perouli - Received a grant from the National Science Foundation for Student Travel Support for the 25th IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP)

2016

  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received a grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin for CTSI Pilot Mobile Tele-Ophthalmology Community Eye Screening (mTOCS).
  • Dr. Stephen Merrill - Awarded a grant from APN Health, LLC for Assessment of cardiac catheter-tissue contact force using cardiac image processing technology.
  • Dr. Gary Krenz - Awarded a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation for COSMIC: Change Opportunity - Start Masters in Computing.
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received fourth-year funding from the Medical College of Wisconsin for his project entitled DryHootch iPeer:  A Social and Technology Support Program for Veteran Mental Health.
  • Dr. Serdar Bozdag - Is part of a team that was awarded a three year grant from NIH for Novel Gene Targets at the Intersection of Spinal Injury and Cancer Biology
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Development of a Multi-Faceted Software Evaluation for Home Reintegration: There's an app for that?
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received fourth-year funding from the National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled Efficacy of m-Health Self-Management Intervention.

2015

  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received fourth-year funding from the National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled American Indian m-Health Smoking Dependence Study.
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Development of a Multi-Faceted Software Evaluation for Home Reintegration: There's an app for that?
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Received a $5,000 subaward from the Medical College of Wisconsin for iEngagement: Collaborative Tool
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow - Received a $35,000 award from Google’s CS4HS program to “roll out” the new Marquette-developed Advanced Placement CS Principles course in the coming school year.
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow and Dr. Marta Magiera - Received a grant from the National Science Foundation as a Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) supplemental for the project CS10K: Collaborative Research: Priming the PUMP - Preparing the Upper Midwest for Principles of Computer Science.
  • Dr. Kim Factor and Dr. Dennis Brylow - Received a three year grant from the National Science Foundation for "REU Site:  Computation Across the Disciplines." This award will provide funding for an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience for United States undergraduates.
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Is participating on a NIH pilot grant entitled: Walking Forward American Indian Survivorship Physical Activity Pilot Program.
  • Dr. Serdar Bozdag - Is part of a team that received a $50,000 Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin award for their project entitled Toward a Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Core for Southeastern Wisconsin: Internship Program.
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - received a $25,000 gift to support the ongoing efforts of the Ubicomp Lab.
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - received a $20,000 Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin award for the project entitled Prematurity 101: mHealth Enhanced Prenatal Education”
  • Dr. Iqbal Ahamed - Is leading a Marquette team that received a $9,000 grant from the Blood Center of Wisconsin, Inc. for a project entitled Phone Applications for Home bile nitoring of Adults with Sickle Cell Disease.

2014

  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received fourth-year funding from the U.S. Department of Education for grant entitled Inertial Navigation Systems.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received a $5,000 award from the Medical College of Wisconsin for his project entitled iEngagement: Collaborative Tool.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received second-year funding from the Medical College of Wisconsin for his project entitled DryHootch iPeer:  A Social and Technology Support Program for Veteran Mental Health.

2013

  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received second-year funding from the National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled Efficacy of m-Health Self-Management Intervention.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received second-year funding from the National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled American Indian m-Health Smoking Dependence Study.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received a $33,135 award from the Medical College of Wisconsin for his project entitled mPeer: Mobile Detection of High Risk Behavior in Veterans - A Sociotechnical Systems Approach.
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow and Dr. Marta Magiera - Awarded a three-year grant from NSF with the assistance of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and the Wisconsin-Dairyland chapter of the Computer Science Teacher Association to support their collaborative project with UW-La Crosse entitled Collaborative Research: Priming the PUMP - Preparing the Upper Midwest for Principles of Computer Science.
  • Dr. Rong Ge - Received funding from the National Science Foundation for a collaborative project entitled Marcher - A Heterogeneous High Performance Computing Infrastructure for Research and Education in Green Computing.

2012

  • Dr. Serdar Bozdag - Received a 2013 Summer Faculty Fellowship for his proposal entitled Reverse Engineering of Gene Regulatory Networks From High-Throughput Genomics Data.
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow - Received funding from Google to conduct a three-day CS4HS (Computer Science for High School) summer workshop for teachers. The workshop will be held on campus in Cudahy Hall, July 23-25. The Google CS4HS Program is an initiative sponsored by Google to promote Computer Science and Computational Thinking in high school and middle school curriculum
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received a research subcontract entitled Self-management Guided Discharge Teaching for Parents of Hospitalized Children: A Pilot Study from the Medical College of Wisconsin. December, 2012
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Is part of a Marquette/Medical College of Wisconsin/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/ Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center team awarded a Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP) grant entitled “DryHootch iPeer: A Social & Technology Support Program for Veteran Mental Health”.  The project plans to enhance integration of civilian health systems, particularly on college campuses where large numbers of young veterans attend school, with informal, community-based veteran peer mentor programs and existing VA healthcare services; with the goal of increasing continuity in care and enhanced awareness of the needs of veterans. 
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Elected as a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received an award from the Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences for research to deploy palliative care software.  The palliative care software deployment effort is in collaboration with the Marshfield Clinic and the John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute.  The John T. Vucurevich Cancer Care Institute works with American Indians living in South Dakota Reservations (Pine Ridge, Rosebud and Cheyenne River Sioux).  In addition to potentially addressing cancer care disparities in the American Indian population and other medically under-served populations, this effort will gather data/initial results for future funding efforts.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Was awarded a four-year National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled Efficacy of a m-Health Self-Management Intervention. The grant duration is from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2016.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Was awarded a four-year National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled American Indian m-Health Smoking Dependence Study. The grant durations is from October 1, 2013 to September 30, 2016.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received funding from the International Breast Cancer Research Foundation to conduct a one year project entitled Cross Sectional Study of Cell Phone Assessments of Symptoms in Patients with Advanced Cancer. The grant duration is from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received funding from the International Breast Cancer Research Foundation to conduct a one year project entitled Breast Cancer Palliation Study Phase III. The grant duration is from August 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013.

2011

  • Dr. Rong Ge - Received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Computer Systems Research (CSR) award for her project "EEDAG: Exploring Energy-Efficient Parallel Tasks Generation and Scheduling for Heterogeneous Multicore Systems". The project will investigate the impact of different parallel tasks design strategies on application performance and energy-efficiency, explore energy-aware parallel scheduling algorithms for heterogeneous multi core systems, and develop an easy-to-use power profiling toolkit that can be used to obtain decomposed application runtime power consumption characteristics for large scale systems.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received the 2011 Marquette International Research Award with members of the UbiComp Lab for their poster presentation, Findings from deployment of e-ESAS: A remote symptom systems for rural breast case patients in Bangladesh from the Marquette Office of International Education. 
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received an NIDDR sub award from UW-Milwaukee for the research and development of smart phone software systems in occupational therapy trichotomous tailored sub-branching scoring outline, distance measurement, and map generation applications.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received a one year grant from the International Breast Cancer Foundation for "Breast Cancer Palliation Study Phase II".   The research effort has the potential to facilitate breast cancer treatment for under served areas of the Third World and provide support for graduate research stipends.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received a sub award grant through the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from the U. S. Department of Education and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research for his project "Inertial Navigation Systems" to develop smart phone technology to unobtrusively monitor a user's daily physical activity.
  • Dr. Kim Factor and Dr. Dennis Brylow - Received a three year grant from the National Science Foundation for "REU Site:  Computation Across the Disciplines." This award will provide funding for an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience for United States undergraduates.

2010

  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received an award from WiFi Locator Solutions, LLC for his project, “Smart Tracker Using WiFi.” The goal of this research is to implement a low cost, low power tracking solution which uses the signal strength of radio transmissions to determine the position of a WiFi tag. April 2010.
  • Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received an award from the International Breast Cancer Research Foundation for the project entitled, “Breast Cancer Palliation Study Phase 1.” The goal of the proposed project is to design and develop AutoCare (AC), a cellular phone and other wearable sensors based health-assessment system that facilitate palliative care for breast cancer patients in the advanced state of the disease in the country of Bangladesh. June 2010.
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow - received a third year of funding from Intel Corporation for his project entitled, "A Transaction-Based Multi-Core Xinu." Extending the Xinu operating system to support new multi-core processors will help researchers and educators who need a small, elegant platform for exploring modern operating system concurrency. Adding cutting-edge software transactional memory support into the system would provide a powerful new tool for concurrency control in the heart of current systems. This award provides funding for 12 months of research assistant stipend and tuition.
  • Dr. Dennis Brylow and Dr. Rong Ge - Their proposal “Light as a Cloud: A Lightweight, Power-Aware O/S for the SCC” was selected by Intel Corporation. Brylow and Ge will be part of a collection of academic researchers conducting experiments and deploying technologies on an Intel prototype, the Single-chip Cloud Computing Platform. This platform includes an experimental 48-core Intel processor that has ten to twenty times the processing engines inside today’s most popular Intel branded processors.