CIS faculty received multiple NSF research grants

September 19, 2021

CIS faculty Drs. Kessentini, Eshete, Song, Lu, and Bacha received research grants from NSF to support their projects in the areas of intelligent software engineering, software security, edge computing, machine learning, and education.

Congratulations to the following CIS faculty members on receiving their research grants from the US National Science Foundation (NSF):

Dr. Marouane Kessentini (PI) received a research grant from NSF for his project entitled "PFI–TT: Intelligent Software Refactoring Bot for Continuous Integration" in the amount of $250,000 from 8/1/2021 to 1/31/2023.

Dr. Marouane Kessentini (PI) and Dr. Birhanu Eshete (co-PI) received a research grant from NSF for their project entitled "Elements: An Infrastructure for Software Quality and Security Issues Detection and Correction" in the amount of $599,999 from 8/15/2021 to 7/31/2024.

Dr. Zheng Song (PI) received a research grant from NSF for his project entitled "CRII: CNS: With Uncertainty Comes Opportunity: Providing Best-Effort Edge Services with Uncertain and Limited Resource" in the amount of $174,443 from 9/1/2021 to 8/31/2023.

Dr. Jin Lu (PI) received a research grant from NSF and the University of Texas - Austin for his project entitled "MCA: New approaches to the detection of niche differentiation patterns in ecological communities" in the amount of $57,787 from 7/1/2021 to 6/30/2024.

Dr. Marouane Kessentini (PI) and Dr. Wencong Su (co-PI, ECE) received an NSF grant for their project entitled "IUCRC Planning Grant University of Michigan Dearborn: Center for Pervasive Personalized Intelligence Center" in the amount of $20,000 from 10/1/2021 to 9/30/2022.

Dr. Anys Bacha is a participating investigator of a five-year NSF S-STEM grant ($1.44M) for a project entitled "Retaining students in STEM on a commuter campus with efficient high impact practices" in collaboration with Dr. Joan Remski (PI, Math & Stat), Marilee Benore (co-PI, Natural Sci.), Daniel Lawson (co-PI, Natural Sci.), Samir Rawashdeh (participating investigator, ECE), and Alan Wiggins (participating investigator, Math & Stat).

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