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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
CCI Earns $2.7M in Research Funding in July

The numbers have been confirmed. During a sweltering July, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) generated 58% of university's total research funding for the month. The sum of grants earned by CCI totaled $2.7 million. 
CCI's status as an innovative global research university is one of many reasons it is the fastest-growing college in the UNC System.

Congratulations to all of the grant recipients - and the entire CCI community.

Ann Loraine - $224,613
Linking Integrated Genome Browser and CyVerse
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ehab Al-Shaer, Bei-Tseng Chu - $9,400
Collaborative Research: IUCRC Center for Configuration Analytics and Automation
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Jennifer Weller - $167,332
IPA- Program Manager for the Advances in Biological Informatics Program in the BIO Division of the National Science Foundation
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

John Gero - $349,849
Collaborative Research: Proofing A Basic Systems Engineering Model Through Empirically-Based Cognitive Testing
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Mary Maher, Mohsen Dorodchi, Wenwen Dou, Xi Niu - $298,486
EAGER: An Interactive Learning Analytics Framework based on a Novel Student Sequence Model for understanding students, retention, and time to graduation
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Mary Maher, Celine Latulipe, Tonya Frevert - $250,689
IUSE/PFE:RED: The Connected Learner: Design Patterns for Transforming Computing and Informatics Education
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Min Shin - $472,932
Collaborative Research: ABI Development: A User-Friendly Tool for Highly Accurate Video Tracking
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Way Sung - $670,211
The Evolution and Reprogramming of DNA Replication Fidelity
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Wei Sha - $26,547
Protein Markers to Islet Autoimmunity and Type 1 Diabetes Progression
Sponsors: University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Yaorong Ge - $214,862
Developing Knowledge Models to Enable Rapid Learning in Radiation Therapy
Sponsors: Duke University Health System, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

-Lea Thompson ('20)

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