Research Strengths

Cyber Security

This work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Standards and Technology,  the Air Force Research Lab, and the Department of Energy, as well as support from the industry.  The department leads a $3M Scholarship for Federal Service grant (SFS) targeted at US PhD student production.  Additionally, $867,000 in NSF funding is held by X faculty over X active projects.


Data Science

The work is funded by the National Science Foundation, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Energy, and some industrial support ($1.7M).  Recent awards to junior faculty have increased this figure.

Data science is a growing field of understanding the world through data mining, deep learning, and reasoning/artificial intelligence. Research Themes are Urban Infrastructures, Image Analysis and Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Real-time Scheduling, and Heuristic Problem Solving.


Cyber-Physical Systems

This work is primarily through the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Standards and Statistics, and the Air Force Research Lab ($1.6M).  Recent awards to junior faculty have increased this figure.

CPS plays a major role on an engineering campus.  Departmental strengths include sensing, smart grid, and real-time systems.