NSF Funding
  • Advanced Mean-Field Game Theory for Com-plex Physical & Soci-Economical Systems

    CO-Principal Investigator, collaborative with University of Cali-fornia at Los Angles, Princeton University, and University of Maryland at College Park, Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)


  • NeTS: Small: Collaborative Research: Hierarchical Framework with Distributed Resource Allocation for Mobile Fog Computing

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with University of North Carolina at Charlotte, National Science Foundation

    CNS-1717454, $249,999, 2017-2020

  • Collaborative Research: Energy-Efficient Heteroge-neous Network Virtualization with Spectrum-Power Trading

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Georgia Tech., National Science Foundation

    CNS-1731424, $200,000, 2017-2020

  • WiFIUS: Collaborative Research: Ambient Re-Scatter Inspired Machine Type Communication for Heterogeneous IoT Systems

    CO-Principal Investigator, collaborative with Aalto University, Finland, National Science Foundation

    CNS-1702850, $150,000, 2017-2019

  • CPS: Synergy: Collaborative Research: DEUS: Distributed, Effcient, Ubiquitous and Secure Data Delivery Using Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

    CO-Principal Investigator, collaborative with Missouri University of Science and Technology, National Science Foundation

    CNS-1646607, $150,000, 2016-2019

  • EARS: Collaborative Research: Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio: A New Design Paradigm for Enhancing Spectrum Usage

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Rice University

    ECCS-1547201, $200,000, 2015-2018

  • Collaborative Research: WiFiUS: Heterogeneous Resource Allocation for Hierarchical Software-Defined Radio Access Networks at the Edge

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Arizona State University, University of Oulu, VTT Finland, National Science Foundation

    CCF-1456921, $140,000, 2015-2017

    Report, Talk

  • Collaborative Research: Proactive Recovery of Electric Power Assets for Resiliency Enhancement (PREPARE)

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with University of Denver, National Science Foundation

    CMMI-1434789, $250,000 out of a total of $500,000, 2014-2017

  • EARS: Collaborative Research: Laying the Foundations of Social Network-Aware Cellular Device-to-Device Communications

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with University of Florida and Virginia Tech., National Science Foundation

    CNS-1443917, $234,001 out of a total of $680,000, 2015-2017

  • Collaborative Research: CCSS: D2D Wireless Networks: An Interference Nightmare or Resource Allocation Auspice

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Georgia Tech, National Science Foundation

    ECCS-1405121, $185,000 out of a total of $370,000, 2014-2017

    Report, Talk

  • EAGER: Collaborative Research: Joint Adaptation of Multiple Cognitive Systems without Explicit Coordination

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Virginia Tech., National Science Foundation

    CNS-1265268, funded, $150,000 out of a total of $500,000, 2013-2015.

  • NeTS: Small: Toward Wireless Co-existence For Safety-critical Applications

    Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation

    NS-1117560, funded, $300,000 out of a total of $500,000, 2011-2014.

  • CAREER: Mutual Bene?t in Cognitive Radio Net-works: A Coalitional Game Framework

    Principal Investigator, Career Award, National Science Foundation

    CNS-0953377, funded, $416,000, 2010-2015.

  • NeTS: Medium: Collaborative Research: Coopera-tive Beamforming for Effcient and Secure Wireless Communication

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with Drexel University, Princeton University, and Colorado School of Mines, National Science Foundation

    CNS-0905556, NeTS, funded, $150,000 out of a total of $675,000, 2009-2012.

  • Collaborative Research: Trusted Cooperative Transmission: Turning a Security Weakness into a Security Enhancement

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with the University of Rhode Island, National Science Foundation

    CNS-0910461, Cyber Trust, funded, $108,000 out of a total of $216,000, 2008-2011.

  • Other Federal Projects
  • Distributed chemical sensing for sub-surface oil spill sensing

    CO-Principal Investigator, U.S. Department of Interior - Minerals Management

    Funded, $89,670 out of a total of $896,700, 2014-2015.

  • Novel Sensor System for the Early Detection and Monitoring of Offshore Oil Spills

    CO-Principal Investigator, Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative RFP-II

    Funded, GoMRI-030, $112,500 out of a total of $750,000, 2012-2015.

  • Recofigurable Electronics and Non-Volatile Memory Research

    CO-Principal Investigator, Air Force Office of Scientfic Research

    FA9453-8-2-0252, funded, $100,000 out of a total of $2,500,000, 2008-2010

  • Industrial Projects
  • Deep Learning For Image Analytics In Energy Industry

    Principal Investigator, Chevron

    $50,000, 2017-2018.

  • Hierarchical Architectural Design Alternatives based on Edge Computing for Connected Vehicles

    Principal Investigator, gift, Toyota

    $47,500, 2017-2018.

  • Deep Transfer Learning Enabled Machine Vision Inspection and Its Applications in Exploration Geophysics

    CO-Principal Investigator, Advanced Geophysical Technology Inc.

    Based on SBIR 1746824, $45,000, 2017-2018.

  • Video Analytics for Quantifying the Cuttings at Shale Shaker

    CO-Principal Investigator, Shell

    $50,000, 2017-2018.

  • Electric Power Analytics Consortium

    Founder, Current members: Cen-terpoint and Direct Energy

    $200,000, 2012.

  • Teaching and Research Proposal for Texas Instrument Digital Signal Processor

    Principal Investigator, Texas Instruments and Micron Technology

    Funded, $151,580, 2007.

  • Other Projects
  • Reconstructing high-resolution infrared spectro-scopic images from high-speed multi- modal microscopes

    CO-Principal Investigator, CACDS: Seed Funding For Advanced Computing, University of Houston

    $40,000, 2017-2018.

  • A Context Aware Framework for Optimized Resource Management in Fourth Generation Wireless Systems

    Principal Investigator, collaborative with American University of Beirut and Nanyang Technological University, Qatar National Research Fund

    NPRP 4-347-2-127, funded, $125,000 out of a total of $400,000, 2012-2015.

  • Super-Resolution Signal Processing for Lidar

    CO-Principal Investigator, Optical Air Data Systems, L.L.C.

    Funded, $90,433, 2005

  • New Faculty Award

    $6,000, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2008.

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