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Initiatives in Digital Technology: 2008–09 Funded Proposals

The Digital Technology Center is pleased to announce that five proposals were funded as part of its FY09 Digital Technology Initiative Program — call for proposals. The list of funded proposals, including the PIs, and co-investigators is available below.

This year twenty-two proposals were received. Of the twenty-two proposals, five were funded for a total of $218,335. Theamount of funding for fy09 was reduced from the originally announced anticipated allocation of $300,000 due to budget constraints. All five involved industrial collaborations.

Investigators Title

Abhishek Chandra
Computer Science and Engineering

Zhi-Li Zhang
Computer Science and Engineering

Greg Bronevetsky
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Kevin Anderson
Red Hat

A Holistic Approach to Fault Inference and Prediction in Distributed Systems more

Stephen Engel

Andrew Beall
CEO WorldViz Inc.

Guillermo Sapiro
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Paul Schrater
Computer Science and Engineering/Psychology

A System for Presenting Digitally Altered Reality more

Nikolas Geroliminis
Civil Engineering

Ted Morris
Minnesota Traffic Observatory, Department of Civil Engineering

Jerry Kotzenmacher
Office of Traffic, Safety, and Operations, Minnesota Department of Transportation

Investigation of Flash LADAR 3D Imaging Sensor Technology For Non-Intrusive Roadside Traffic Measurements more

Henry Liu
Civil Engineering

Chen-Fu Liao
Civil Engineering, Minnesota Traffic Observatory (MTO)

John Levin
Metro Transit

Janet Hopper
Metro Transit

Gary Nyberg
Metro Transit

Kevin Sederstrom
Metro Transit

Mining Bus Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) and Automatic Passenger Count (APC) Database for Intelligent Transit Applications more

Rajesh Rajamani
Mechanical Engineering

Joan E. Bechtold
Orthopaedic Surgery

William D. Lew
Minnesota Orthopedic Research Foundation

Battery-Less Wireless Interface Pressure Sensors for Total Knee Replacement Implant Applications more

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