Five Rutgers research teams have been awarded close to $4 million through the highly competitive National Science Foundation (NSF) Information
Technology Research program. Now in its second year, the NSF program is
granting $156 million to 309 recipients nationwide to develop innovative uses of
information technology in science and engineering.
"Competition for these grants was incredibly intense," said Joseph J. Seneca,
university vice president for academic affairs. "It is affirming to see the quality of
our proposals and our faculty recognized at this highest level of competition."
Liviu Iftode, assistant professor of computer science, $1.4 million over four
Doyle Knight, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, $1.2
million over three years
Professor Dale Haidvogel and research scientist Hernan Arango of the
Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, $762,000
Assistant Professor Manish Parashar of the department of electrical and
computer engineering and the Center for Advanced Information Processing,
Statistics Professor David Madigan, $245,000.