DoD funds to stimulate research go to VUSE professors

The Department of Defense announced August 7 the awarding of 28 grants totaling $14.1 million as part of the fiscal 2009 Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR).

The grants will enhance research and engineering capabilities at 20 academic institutions in 14 states in scientific disciplines critical to national security and the DoD. The average award is approximately $504,372.

Grants have been awarded to two School of Engineering professors:

Assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering Julie Adams – Complex Mission Coalition Formation – Office of Naval Research.

Assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science Yuan Xue –Integration Science for Networked Systems – Army Reseach Office.