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Funded, Current and Pending Research Contracts; Fund-Raising and Development Activities

  1. "Computer Aided Reverse Engineering," University of Utah Research Committee, November 1992, through October 1993; $4,924; Funded. 
  2. "CISE Research Instrumentation," NSF, January 1, 1993, through December 31, 1993; $57,606 plus $28,803 in University of Utah matching funds, Funded. 
  3. "Real-Time Control Systems," University of Utah Research Equipment Support Funds, July 1, 1993, through June 30, 1994; $14,225; Funded. 
  4. "Sensing for Inspection and Reverse Engineering," Augmentation Awards for Science and Engineering Research Training, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) / Office of Naval Research (ONR), July 1, 1993, through June 30, 1996; $244,470; Funded. 
  5. "Reverse Engineering of Mechanical Parts," The _1 Graphics Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Utah, June 15, 1993, through September, 15 1993; Student Research Fellowship; Funded. 
  6. "Sensing Strategies for Advanced Manufacturing," Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), September 1, 1993, through August 31, 1996; $886,718; Funded. 
  7. "CISE Research Instrumentation," NSF, January 1, 1994, through December 31, 1994; $37,310 plus $18,656 in University of Utah matching funds, Funded. 
  8. "Utilizing URK (Utah Robot Kit) through Multi-Media Technology," Office of Naval Research, July 1, 1994, through March 31, 1995; $40,000; Funded. 
  9. "Utah Center for Human Genome Research," NIH, September 1994, through August 1999; $37,603,924; Funded. (Senior Investigator) 
  10. "Establishing the Robotics, Intelligent Sensing and Control (RISC) Laboratory at the University of Bridgeport," Future Engineering Systems, January 1996, through May 1997; $16,500, Funded. 
  11. "Tolerance Analysis for Sensing, Design, and Manufacturing," Future Engineering Systems, May 1996, through September 1999; $76,234, Funded. 
  12. "Budget and Equipment to build the Robotics, Intelligent Sensing and Control (RISC) Laboratory" Internal Proposal for matching funds, University of Bridgeport, $16,500, 1997, Funded. 
  13. Data Solutions, Inc., $124,000 grant to work on software compliance and certification in hospital environments, 2000, Funded. 
  14. Visiting Deans Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, May 2001, Funded. 
  15. "NSF Engineering Assessment Workshop," NSF, held on UB's campus in September 2001, $4,500, Funded. 
  16. "Rapid Prototyping in Support of Manufacturing and Automation," United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Transfer of Knowledge through Expatriate Nationals (TOTKEN) Fund, $3,500, December 2001, Funded. 
  17. Kiran Gopu Scholarship, Kiran Gopu family, Scholarship Endowment seed for the School of Engineering, $20,000, 2002, Funded. 
  18. "Exploring Academic and Industrial Training and Exchange Possibilities in Germany," Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Fund, $7,500, March 2002, Funded. 
  19. "NSF Engineering Design Workshop," NSF, held on UB's campus in April 2002, Funded. 
  20.  “Development of a high reliability, multi-algorithm facial recognition system based on web services, IQ Inc., June 2002, through December 2003, $80,000 plus 750,000 shares, Funded.
  21. "Low Bandwidth, Animated, Streaming Audio Based Distance Learning," Connecticut Distance Learning Consortium (CTDLC), March 1, 2003, through February 29, 2004; $11,200, Funded.
  22. School of Engineering Academic Scholarships, GE Development Fund Grant, $15,000, 2003-2006, Funded.
  23. NASA CT Space Consortium Grant, "Five Year EPSCoR and CT Space Grant", National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program consortium, (Univ. of Bridgeport, Univ. of Hartford and consortium of four other universities), NASA, Current, $2,369,085.
  24. NSF workshop, "Mathematical Models in Engineering Education", Purdue University, February 2005, $5,000, Funded.
  25. Pitney Bowes Literacy and Education Scholarship Fund, scholarship for the School of Engineering, $8,000, Funded, 2005 - 2007. 
  26. GE Foundation, $8,000, Educational Funds, 2005, Funded. 
  27. Robotic Musicians Display, cost re-imbursement, Discovery Museum, 2005 - 2006, Funded. 
  28. ConnCAP Summer 2006 Grant, Department of Education, $5,000, Funded. 
  29. Bodine Inc, $10,000, CAD Workshop, 2006, Funded. 
  30. Sikorsky Aircraft UTC, grant, $5,000, Funded, 2006. 
  31. Co-established student-staffed IT Support Services, at the University of Bridgeport, Annual funded cost $36,000 - $40,000, February 2006 - December 2007, Funded. 
  32. Carstenson Hall (UB) renovation, Private Donor, September 2006, $20,000, Funded. 
  33. Initiated fund-raising campaigns in the Schools of Engineering and Business at the University of Bridgeport, 2006 - 2007. 
  34. $2.4 million in Scholarships for Connecticut Pre-Engineering Program, November 2007, Funded. 
  35. NACME Scholars Grant, $4000 - $10,000 per NACME scholar, 2005 - 2009, Current.  
  36. Establishing the Paul T. Bauer Scholarship Fund, Current. 
  37. Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Grant for project entitled: "Center for Simulation, Modeling and Analysis for Robotic Applications", 1/1/08-12/31/08, $40,000, Funded. 
  38. "Hybrid Projectile Design," U.S. Army Armament, Research, Development & Engineering Center (ARDEC), $57,688, Funded. [8/1/2008 - 5/31/2009] 
  39. Development of a travel grant, U.S. Army Armanent, Research, Development & Engineering Center (ARDEC), $5,000, Funded. [1/2010] 
  40. Hybrid Projectile Vision System, Imperial Machine and Tool Company, $30,000; April 2010 - July 2010 - Current.
  41. "Advanced Technology in Support of Hybrid Projectiles", FY 2010 Defense Appropriation Request, $2.4 million, Current. [1/1/2010 - 1/7/2011] 
  42. "Graduate Visiting Scholar Research Program - Online Robotics", U.S.A. - Austria Marshall Plan program, Graduate Scholar Support for 1 year, $25,000, Current, [3/1/2010 - 2/28/2011]. 
  43. Facial Recognition for Security Applications¯, State of CT SBIR Award with UB Incubator, $25,000, [4/2012 - 9/2012], Funded.
  44. Facial Recognition for Security Applications II¯, State of CT SBIR Award with UB Incubator, $25,000, [10/2012 - present], Current.
  45. Eigel Scholarship fund. $15,000, Current.