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2013

Dr. Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed - Received second-year funding from the National Institutes of Health R01 grant entitled Efficiency 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.

Dr. Elaine Spiller - Received fourth-year funding from the Office of Naval Research entitled Dynamical Systems Theory and Lagrangian Data Assimilation in 4D Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.

Dr. Elaine Spiller - Is part of a NSF award totaling $54,790 for the project entitled Hazards SEES Type 1: Persistent Volcanic Crises in the USA: From Precursors to Resilience.

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. Anne Clough - Received a 2013 Summer Faculty Fellowship and a Regular Research Grant to support her project entitled Understanding Lung Injury Using Mathematical Modeling of Imaging Agents.

Dr. Anne Clough - Is part of the Medical College of Wisconsin's five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study methods for diagnosing radiation lung injuries before symptoms develop.

Dr. Elaine Spiller - Received funding from the National Science Foundation for the two year project entitled Collaborative Research: Statistical and Computational Models and Methods for Extracting Knowledge from Massive Disparate Data for Quantifying Uncertain Hazards. The research team plans to develop new mathematical, statistical, and computational methods to address the problem of making statistical inference on the basis of massive data sets. The new methods are expected to be applied to quantitatively assess risk associated with volcanic activity.

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. Marta Magiera - Received 3rd year funding from the U.S. Dept of Education for their program: Raising Achievement in Mathematics through Fostering Algebraic Thinking (RAM t-FAT). The program supports 30 middle and secondary mathematics teachers who learn and collaborate to support their students’ mathematics learning with a focus on mathematical thinking and reasoning. Dr. Magiera (MSCS) and Co-Principal Investigator, Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom (EDPL) are conducting their research in collaboration with the West Milwaukee/West Allis school system.

Dr. Marta Magiera - In collaboration with the West Milwaukee/West Allis school system received a one-year funding extension from the U.S. Dept of Education for their program: Raising Achievement in Mathematics through Fostering Algebraic Thinking (RAM t-FAT). Co-Principal Investigator is Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom in the College of Education.

Dr. Marta Magiera - Received a Faculty Travel Grant from the National Council of Teachers for Mathematics (NCTM) to attend the International Congress on Mathematical Education 2012 in Seoul, South Korea.

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.

Dr. Daniel Rowe - Received a Marquette University Regular Research Grant for his project entitled Quantification of Induced Voxel Correlations by GE and SIEMENS MRI Scanner Algorithms

2011

Dr. Marta Magiera - Raising Achievement in Mathematics through Fostering. Algebraic Thinking (RAM t-FAT) project. A continuation of funding from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction  in collaboration with the West Milwaukee/West Allis school system, to further investigate the project goals which include: increasing teachers’ mathematics content knowledge, training teachers in employing problem-based collaboration among the students, and basing classroom practice on the latest evidence-based research on the development of students’ mathematical thinking and reasoning. Co-Principal Investigator is Dr. Leigh van den Kieboom in the College of Education.

Dr. Gary Krenz - Received a sub-award from the National Science Foundation for "Quinone Probes of Pulmonary Endothelial Redox Function".   The research will focus on the mathematical modeling of NAD(P)H:Quinone Oxidoreductase 1 threshold effects.

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 heterogeneousmulticore 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 Fondation for "Breast Cancer Palliation Study Phase II".   The research effort has the potential to facilitate breast cancer treatment for underserved 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. Anne Clough - Received a Collaborative Clinical and Translational Research (CTSI) Pilot Project Award for her project, "Noninvasive Detection and Assessment of Two Common Lung Injuries." The CTSI Research Grants Program is intended to stimulate inter- and trans-disciplinary translational and clinical research within and among the CTSI partner institutions.

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.

Dr. Anne Clough - Is part of a team, which includes faculty from the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago, that was awarded an NIH grant entitled “Innovative Reconstruction Algorithms for Undersampled SPECT.” June 2010.

Dr. Marta Magiera - Is part of the West Allis/West Milwaukee and Marquette University Partnership recently awarded a two-year Math and Science Partnership Grant by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Dr. John Moyer - Received a supplemental award for his NSF grant, "A Longitudinal Comparison of the Effects of the Connected Mathematics Program and Other Curricula on Middle School Students' Learning of Algebra." July 2010.

Dr. John Moyer - Funding received for the NSF grant, "CONTEXTUAL-EMPIRICAL RESEARCH: Longitudinal Investigation of the Effect of Curriculum on Algebra Learning from the Middle Grades through High School." July 2010.

Dr. Daniel Rowe - A member of the CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin team that received a 5 year NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award grant. The focus of research will be to develop a protocol to reduce the time it takes for clinical research to become patient treatment. June 2010.

Dr. Sherry Scott - awarded travel support to attend the 2010 Fourier Talks Conference at the Norbert Wiener Center in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland, College Park, February, 2010. This conference involves research areas that fall under the Harmonic Analysis and Applications umbrella.

Dr. Sherry Scott - awarded funding to attend the workshop in Transport and Mixing in Complex and Turbulent Flows at the Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications at the University of Minnesota, April, 2010. This workshop is concerned with modern mathematical approaches to the study of transport and mixing in turbulence and other complex flows.

Dr. Sherry Scott and Dr. Elaine Spiller - Are part of the ONR Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) program award “Dynamical Systems Theory and Lagrangian Data Assimilation in 4D Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.” The lead organization is Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and this effort involves researchers from Columbia University, University of California - Santa Barbara, Marquette University, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, University of California - San Diego, University of Miami, and University of Delaware.

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Summer 2013 Research Experience

The Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science hosted the NSF-funded Summer 2013 Research Experience (REU) for Undergraduates. This program provides U.S. undergraduates with an intensive, faculty-mentored, summer research experience in the areas of applied mathematics, high-performance computing, statistics, ubiquitous systems and mathematics education. Learn more