Visionary research that transforms lives

The School of Computing and Information is part of a major research university with faculty members known for their scholarly contributions. Working in an interdisciplinary environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, scientists and scholars conduct cutting-edge research that leads to innovations and new ways of thinking that make a meaningful impact on society.

Some of the current research being conducted includes:
  • Archives and Archival Studies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Architecture and Networking
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection
  • Data Science
  • Data Stewardships
  • Energy-Efficient Computing
  • Human Computer Interaction and Visualization
  • Internet of Things
  • Library Studies
  • Next Gen Health Systems
  • New Pedagogies
  • Personalized Healthcare
  • Personalized Learning and Education
  • Security and Privacy
  • Social Computing and Information Culture
  • Specialized Training and Education
  • Smart Cities
  • Sustainable Urban Growth

Current Grants

 
Project TitleFunding Agency/DonorProject TimeframeFaculty Involved 
A Brick in the Wall: Achieving Yield, Performance and Density Effective DRAM Beyond 22nm TechnologyNational Science Foundation2014 - 2017Bruce R. Childers, Co-PI; Youtao Zhang, Co-PI
A Curriculum for Security Assured Health InformaticsNational Science Foundation2014 - 2019James Joshi, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, PI; Balaji Palanisamy, Co-PI; Konstantinos Pelechrinis, Co-PI
Advanced controls for small modular nuclear reactorsDepartment of Energy2014 - 2017Daniel Mosse, Co-PI
AF: Small: Algorithmic Energy Management in New InformationNational Science Foundation2014 - 2019Kirk Pruhs, PI
Appraisal of Subgrid Scale Closures in Reacting Turbulence via DNS Big DataNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Panos Chrysanthis, Co-PI; Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI
Approximate-Computing Enabled Robust 3D NAND Flash MemoriesNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Youtao Zhang, Co-PI
Architectural Support for Reliable ReRAM Crossbar MemoryNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Youtao Zhang, Co-PI
Automated Enforcement in Spectrum SharingNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Martin Weiss, Co-PI
CAREER: UCPriv: User-Centric Privacy ManagementNational Science Foundation2013 - 2018Adam J. Lee, PI
CARE: Clinical Abbreviation Resolution EngineUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center2018 - 2019Daqing He, PI
CDS&E: Appraisal of Subgrid Scale Closures in Reacting Turbulence via DNS Big DataNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Panos Chrysanthis, Co-PI; Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI
Center for Casual Modeling and Discovery of Biomedical Knowledge for Big DataNational Institutes of Health2014 - 2018Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI; Gregory Cooper-ISP, Co-PI
Cloud to SmartphoneAdministration for Community Living2016 - 2019Daqing He, Co-PI
Collective Sense-Making Following a Terrorist ThreatNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Yu-Ru Lin, PI
Collaborative Research: Entrainment and Task Success in Team ConversationsNational Science Foundation2014 - 2018Diane Litman, PI
Community-Building and Infrastructure Design for Data-Intensive Research in Computer Science EducationNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Peter Brusilovsky, PI
Computational Models of Essay RewritingsNational Science FoundationRebecca Hwa, PI; Diane Litman, Co-PI
Coronary Artery Disease Intelligent Detection via Metabolic Expression (CADidME)UPMC Enterprises2018 - 2019Vanathi Gopalakrishnan-ISP, Co-PI
CPS: TTP Option: Medium: Building a Smart City Economy and Information Ecosystem to Motivate Pro-Social Transportation BehaviorNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI; Adam Lee, Co-PI; Konstantinos Pelechrinis, Co-PI; Yu-Ru Lin, Co-PI;
CRII: RI: Automatically Understanding the Messages and Goals of Visual MediaNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Adriana Kovashka, PI
CSR: Small: Collaborative Research: Flexible Resource ManagementNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020John Lange, PI
Data Management and Visualization in Petascale Turbulent Combustion SimulationNational Science Foundation2012 - 2017Panos Chrysanthis, Co-PI; Alexandros Labrinidis, Co-PI
Data Management in Domain Wall Memory-based ScratchpadNational Science Foundation2015 - 2019Kirk Pruhs, PI
Development and Evaluation of a Learning Electronic Medical Records SystemNational Institutes of Health2018 - 2019Milos Hauskrecht, PI; Shyam Visweswaran-ISP, Co-PI
Development of Human Language Technologies to Improve Disciplinary Writing and Learning through Self-Regulated RevisingNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Rebecca Hwa, PI
Diffusion Analytics for Public Policy ResearchNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Yu-Ru Lin, PI
Doctoral Fellowships Supporting Coherence at ScaleA. W. Mellon Foundation2013 - 2019Stephen Griffin, PI; Ronald Larsen, PI
Early Treatment of silent Crohns disease (CD) decrease future unplanned healthcare utilizationAbbVie2017 - 2020Dmitriy Babichenko, Co-PI
EARS: Collaborative Research: Automated Enforcement in Spectrum Sharing: Technical Challenges and Policy ConsiderationsNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019Taieb Znati, PI
Enabling Scalable Synchronizations for General Purpose GPUsDepartment of Energy2017 - 2020Rami Melhem, Co-PI
Improving Clinical Decision Support Reliability Using Anomoly Detection MethodsBrigham Womens Hospital/NIH2014 - 2019Milos Hauskrecht, PI
Improving Research Accountability through Artifact EvaluationNational Science Foundation2015 - 2018Bruce Childers, PI; Daniel Mosse, Co-PI
iSchool Inclusion Initiative Years 7-9A. W. Mellon Foundation2016 - 2019Ronald Larsen, PI; Rosta Farzan, Co-PI
Lazy Shadowing – An Adaptive, Power-Aware Resiliency Framework for Exascale ComputingDepartment of Energy2016 - 2018Rami Melhem, PI; Taieb Znati, Co-PI
Leadership Development for Pennsylvania School Librarians VInstitute of Museum and Library Services2017 - 2018Mary Kay Biagini, PI
Modeling Vividness and Symbolism for Decoding Visual RhetoricNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Adriana Kovashka, PI; Rebecca Hwa, Co-PI
NSF Student Travel Grant for 2017 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)National Science Foundation2017 - 2018Alexandros Labrinidis, PI
NSF Student Travel Grant for 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)National Science Foundation2018 - 2019Alexandros Labrinidis, PI
OCCAM: Open Curation for Computer Architecture ModelingNational Science Foundation2018-2019Bruce Childers, PI; Daniel Mosse, Co-PI; Alex Jones, Co-PI
Open Corpus Personalized LearningNational Science FoundationPeter Brusilovsky, Co-PI; Daqing He, Co-PI
Palliative Care Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Cancer PatientsNational Institutes of Health2016 - 2019Michael Spring, Co-PI
Post-Partum Weight Retention and Cardiometabolic Disparities: The Effects of Contextual, Psychosocial, and Behavioral FactorsNational Institutes of Health2017 - 2021Hassan Karimi, Co-PI
Real-Time Detection of Deviations in Clinical Care in ICU Data StreamsNational Institutes of Health2014 - 2019Milos Hauskrecht, PI
Remake Making: Understanding Adoption and Adaptation of Facilitated Making in LibrariesNational Science Foundation2017 - 2019Leanne Bowler, Co-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-ScaleInstitute of Education Sciences2016 - 2019Diane Litman, PI
RI: Modeling Vividness and Symbolism for Decoding Visual RhetoricNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Adriana Kovashka, PI; Rebecca Hwa, Co-PI
SaTC: CORE: Medium: Collaborative: Scalable Dynamic Access Control for Untrusted Cloud EnvironmentsNational Science Foundation2017 - 2021Adam Lee, PI; John Lange Co-PI
Scalable Analytics Engine for Big Graphs on the CloudQatar Foundation2016 - 2018Rami Melhem, Co-PI
SCI Inaugural Convening (MoMACS)Ford Foundation2018Paul Cohen, PI
Security-Assured Data Science Workforce Development in PennsylvaniaNational Science Foundation2017 - 2020Balaji Palanisamy, PI; Kostas Pelechrinis, Co-PI; James Joshi, Co-PI
SHF: Small: A Brick in the Wall: Achieving Yield, Performance and Density Effective DRAM Beyond 22nm TechnologyNational Science Foundation2014 - 2019Bruce R. Childers, Co-PI; Youtao Zhang, Co-PI
SI2-SSE:EASE: Improving Research Accountability through Artifact EvaluationNational Science Foundation2015 - 2018Bruce Childers, PI; Daniel Mosse, Co-PI
SOAR Website: Comparison of E-Health vs. In-person MFG (Multi-Family Group) Psycho-EducationU.S. Department of Veterans Affairs2016 - 2018Michael Spring, Co-PI
SPX: Enabling Scalable Synchronizations for General Purpose GPUsDepartment of Energy2017 - 2020Rami Melhem, Co-PI
Student Travel Grant for the 11th International Workshop on Real-Time Business Intelligence & Analytics (BIRTE 2017)National Science Foundation2017 - 2019Panos K. Chrysanthis, PI
Student Travel Support for 2018 IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE)National Science Foundation2018 - 2019Alexandros Labrinidis, PI
Subthalamic and Corticosubthalamic Coding of Speech ProductionNational Institutes of Health2016 - 2019Diane Litman, Co-PI
Sustainability-aware Datacenter Management for Sustainable Cloud ComputingUniversity of Pittsburgh2017 - 2019Balaji Palanisamy, PI
Systems Level Causal Discovery in Heterogeneous TOPMed DataNational Institutes of Health2017 - 2020Takis Benos, PI; Panos K. Chrysanthis, Co-PI
Teduglutide in Refractory Crohn's Disease Shire Pharmaceurtical2017 - 2018Dmitriy Babichenko
The Data Scientist as the 21st Century Librarian?Institutes of Museum and Library Services2016 - 2018Matt Burton, PI
The Impact of Emerging Platforms for Artifact Review and Active Curation on the ACM Digital LibraryAlfred P. Sloan Foundation2016 - 2017Bruce Childers, PI
The Natural History of IBD Patients on VedolizumabTakeda Pharmaceuticals USA2017 - 2019Dmitriy Babichenko, Co-PI
Towards Security Assured Cyberinfrastructure in PennsylvaniaNational Science Foundation2016 - 2019James Joshi, PI; Prashant Krishnamurthy, PI; Balaji Palanisamy, Co-PI; Michael Spring, Co-PI; David Tipper, Co-PI
TriBal: a Tripartite Model for Group Bias AnalyticDepartment of Defense2018Rebecca Hwa, PI
 TRIBAL: A Tripartite Model for Group Bias AnalyticsDARPA2018Yuru Lin, PI; Adriana Kovashka, Co-PI
Trustworthy Human Interaction with Robotic SwarmsAir Force Office of Scientific Research2015 - 2018Michael Lewis, PI
User-Centric Privacy ManagementNational Science Foundation2013 - 2018Adam J. Lee, PI
Utilizing Clinical Metadata to Predict High-cost Complications and Treatment Response in IBD: Development of Clinical Decision Support ToolsU.S. Army2017 - 2020Dmitriy Babichenko, Co-PI; Marek Druzdzel, Co-PI
Virtualized Wireless Networks and their Impact on Capacity MarketsNational Science Foundation2015 - 2018Martin Weiss, PI
An Integrative Radiogenomic Approach to Design Genertically-Informed Image Biomarker for Characterizing COPDNational Institutes of Health2018 - 2019Nematollah Batmanghelich-ISP, Co-PI