Learn more about the leading-edge research being conducted by our faculty.


A Brick in the Wall: Achieving Yield, Performance and Density Effective DRAM Beyond 22nm Technology

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Bruce R. Childers, Co-PI; Youtao Zhang, Co-PI


A Curriculum for Security Assured Health Informatics

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: James Joshi, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, PI; Balaji Palanisamy, Co-PI; Konstantinos Pelechrinis, Co-PI


A Scholarship Program for Security Assured Information Systems Track

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: James Joshi, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, Co-PI; Michael Spring, Co-PI; David Tipper, Co-PI


Advanced Controls for Small Modular Nuclear Reactors

Funding Source: Department of Energy
Faculty Involved: Daniel Mosse, Co-PI


Advancing Informal STEM Learning. Remake Making: Understanding Adoption and Adaptation of Facilitated Making in Libraries

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Leanne Bowler, Co-PI


Appraisal of Subgrid Scale Closures in Reacting Turbulence via DNS Big Data

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Panos Chrysanthis, Co-PI; Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI


Approximate-Computing Enabled Robust 3D NAND Flash Memories

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Youtao Zhang, Co-PI


Architectural Support for Reliable ReRAM Crossbar Memory

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Youtao Zhang, Co-PI


Assessing the “Neighborhood Effect” with Social Media Traces

Funding Source: University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Involved: Yu-Ru Lin, PI


Automated Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Martin Weiss, Co-PI


Cloud to Smartphone

Funding Source: Administration for Community Living
Faculty Involved: Daqing He, Co-PI


Collective Sense-Making Following a Terrorist Threat

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Yu-Ru Lin, PI


Collaborative Research: Entrainment and Task Success in Team Conversations

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Diane Litman, PI


Collaborative Research: Formal Models of Human Control & Interaction with Cyber-Physical Systems

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Michael Lewis, PI


Computational Models of Essay Rewritings

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Rebecca Hwa, PI; Diane Litman, Co-PI


Data Management and Visualization in Petascale Turbulent Combustion Simulation

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Panos Chrysanthis, Co-PI; Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI


Diffusion Analytics for Public Policy Research

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Yu-Ru Lin, PI


Doctoral Fellowships Supporting Coherence at Scale

Funding Source: A.W. Mellon Foundation
Faculty Involved: Stephen Griffin, PI; Ronald Larsen, PI


Enabling Scalable Synchronizations for General Purpose GPUs

Funding Source: Department of Energy
Faculty Involved: Rami Melhem, Co-PI


Enhancing Learning in a Large Enrollment Introduction Course by Using Visual and Social Strategies

Funding Source: University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Involved: Peter Brusilovsky, PI


Exploring Data Worlds at the Public Library

Funding Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Faculty Involved: Leanne Bowler, PI


Improving Research Accountability Through Artifact Evaluation

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Bruce Childers, PI; Daniel Mosse, Co-PI


Influence of Cultural Factors on Trust in Automation

Funding Source: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Faculty Involved: Michael Lewis, PI


iSchool Inclusion Initiative Years 7-9

Funding Source: A.W. Mellon Foundation
Faculty Involved: Ronald Larsen, PI; Rosta Farzan, Co-PI


Lazy Shadowing – An Adaptive, Power-Aware Resiliency Framework for Exascale Computing

Funding Source: Department of Energy
Faculty Involved: Rami Melhem, PI; Taieb Znati, Co-PI


Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians IV

Funding Source: Institute of Museum and Library Services
Faculty Involved: Mary Kay Biagini, PI


Mindful Makers in Libraries: A Study to Investigate Question Prompts as a Method for Scaffolding Critical Technical Practice in Library-based Maker Spaces for Youth

Funding Source: Association for Library and Information Science Education
Faculty Involved: Leanne Bowler, PI


Models and Metrics for Composite Socio-Spatial Networks

Funding Source: U.S. Army
Faculty Involved: Konstantinos Pelechrinis, PI


NSF I-Corps Pitt Ventures

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Peter Brusilovsky, PI


NSF Student Travel Grant for 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Alexandros Labrinidis, PI


OCCAM: Open Curation for Computer Architecture Modeling

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Bruce Childers, PI; Daniel Mosse, Co-PI; Alex Jones, Co-PI


Open Corpus Personalized Learning

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Peter Brusilovsky, Co-PI; Daqing He, Co-PI


Palliative Care Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Cancer Patients

Funding Source: National Institutes of Health
Faculty Involved: Michael Spring, Co-PI


Personalized Accessibility Location Services (PALS) for Wheelchair Users

Funding Source: Paralyzed Veterans of America
Faculty Involved: Hassan Karimi, PI


Real-Time Detection of Deviations in Clinical Care in ICU Data Streams

Funding Source: National Institutes of Health
Faculty Involved: Milos Hauskrecht, PI


Remake Making: Understanding Adoption and Adaptation of Facilitated Making in Libraries

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Leanne Bowler, PI


Response-to-Text Tasks to Assess Students’ Use of Evidence and Organization in Writing: Using Natural Language Processing for Scoring Writing and Providing Feedback At-Scale

Funding Source: Institute of Education Sciences
Faculty Involved: Diane Litman, PI


Scalable Analytics Engine for Big Graphs on the Cloud

Funding Source: Qatar Foundation
Faculty Involved: Rami Melhem, Co-PI


SOAR Website: Comparison of E-Health vs. In-person MFG (Multi-Family Group) Psycho-Education

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Faculty Involved: Michael Spring, Co-PI


Student Travel Grant for the 11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence & Analytics (BIRTE 2017)

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Panos K. Chrysanthis, PI


Studying the Impact of Self-Disclosure on Newcomers in Virtual Production Communities

Funding Source: University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Involved: Rosta Farzan, Co-PI


Subthalamic and Corticosubthalamic Coding of Speech Production

Funding Source: National Institutes of Health
Faculty Involved: Diane Litman, Co-PI


Sustainability-aware Datacenter Management for Sustainable Cloud Computing

Funding Source: University of Pittsburgh
Faculty Involved: Balaji Palanisamy, PI


Sustaining MedArt: the Impact of Socio-Technical Factors on Digital Preservation Strategies

Funding Source: National Endowment for the Humanities
Faculty Involved: Alison Langmead, PI


Systems Level Causal Discovery in Heterogeneous TOPMed Data

Funding Source: National Institutes of Health
Faculty Involved: Takis Benos, PI; Panos K. Chrysanthis, Co-PI


Techno-Economic Models of Secondary Spectrum Use

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Martin Weiss, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, Co-PI; David Tipper, Co-PI


The Data Scientist as the 21st Century Librarian?

Funding Source: Institutes of Museum and Library Services
Faculty Involved: Liz Lyon, Co-PI; Matt Burton, Co-PI


The Impact of Emerging Platforms for Artifact Review and Active Curation on the ACM Digital Library

Funding Source: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Faculty Involved: Bruce Childers, PI


Threat Perception Following Mass Violence Events

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Yu-Ru Lin, PI


Towards Security Assured Cyberinfrastructure in Pennsylvania

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: James Joshi, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, PI; Balaji Palanisamy, Co-PI; Michael Spring, Co-PI; David Tipper, Co-PI


Trustworthy Human Interaction with Robotic Swarms

Funding Source: Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Faculty Involved: Michael Lewis, PI


User-Centric Privacy Management

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Adam J. Lee, PI


Virtualized Wireless Networks and their Impact on Capacity Markets

Funding Source: National Science Foundation
Faculty Involved: Martin Weiss, PI