Research grants

Project: “Silicon Mechanics Research Cluster Grant”

Funding Agency: Silicon Mechanics
Program: Third Annual Research Cluster Grant
PI: Loren Schwiebert
Date: March 2014
Amount: Equipment Grant (High Performance Computing Cluster) valued at about $190,000

Project: “DMSS: Towards Resource-Efficient Automated Video Surveillance Systems”

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Program: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Computer Systems Research (CSR)
PI: Nabil J. Sarhan (Sole Investigator)
Duration: September 2008 - August 2014
Amount: $290,000
(Only 10-15% proposals out of 424 were accepted.)

Project: “NBD: Efficient Delivery of Video-on-Demand Streams to Heterogeneous Receivers”

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Program: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS)
PI: Nabil J. Sarhan (Sole Investigator)
Duration: September 2006 - August 2008
Amount: $180,887
(Only 10% out of 274 proposals were accepted.)

Project: “CRI: Reconfigurable High Performance Cluster Computing and Medical Engineering Applications”

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Program: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Computing Research Infrastructure (CRI)
PI: Cheng-Zhong Xu
Duration: September 2007 - September 2009
Amount: $200,445

Project: “Sun's Center of Excellence in Open Source Computing and Applications”

Funding Agency: Sun Microsystems
PI: Cheng-Zhong Xu
January 2009 - December 2010
Equipment grant of cluster of 8 servers with a total of 40 cores
Amount: $150,000

Project: “Integration of Sun Technologies in Wayne State Classes”

Funding Agency: Sun Microsystems
PI: Cheng-Zhong Xu
March 2008
Equipment and Support Grant
Amount: $50,000

Project: REU Supplement, “NBD: Efficient Delivery of Video-on-Demand Streams to Heterogeneous Receivers”

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Program: Computer and Network Systems (CNS): Networking Technology and Systems (NeTS)
PI: Nabil J. Sarhan (Sole Investigator)
Duration: March 2008 - September 2008
Amount: $12,000

Project: “University Research Award: Towards Resource-Efficient Automated Video Surveillance”

Funding Agency: Wayne State University Research Award
PI: Nabil J. Sarhan (Sole Investigator)
Duration: April 2008
Amount: $10,000