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September 2, 2003

DTC affiliated projects receive NSF ITR funding

THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION (NSF) has announced that three research projects led by University of Minnesota faculty affiliated with the Digital Technology Center have been funded through their Information Technology Research (ITR) Program. The three projects are:

Institute for the Theory of Advanced Materials in Information Technology

James R. Chelikowsky (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science), Principal Investigator

Yousef Saad (Computer Science and Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Renata Wentzcovitch (Chemical Engineering and Materials Science), Co-Principal Investigator

Efthimios Kaxiras (Harvard University), Co-Principal Investigator

Steven G. Louie (University of California-Berkeley), Co-Principal Investigator

Funded amount: $3 million (MEDIUM ITR)

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Multi-robot Emergency Response

Nikos Papanikolopoulos (Computer Science and Engineering) Principal Investigator

Georgios Giannakis (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Maria Gini (Computer Science and Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Stergios Roumeliotis (Computer Science and Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Baoquan Chen (Computer Science and Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Richard Voyles (Computer Science and Engineering), Co-Principal Investigator

Funded amount: $1.6 million (MEDIUM ITR)

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Collaborative Research in Immersive Design Environments

Victoria Interrante (Computer Science and Engineering), Principal Investigator

Lee Anderson (Architecture), Co-Principal Investigator

Funded amount: $380,000 (SMALL ITR)

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