Faculty Activities

Faculty Award:
Dr. Rahman has received the 2017 Faculty Award for "Excellence in Research" from SCMNS for his outstanding performances in Grantsmanship, Publications, Presentations in national and international conferences, mentoring of both Graduate and Undergraduate students and several outreach activities with Google, Facebook, and Apple.

Grant Awarded:
A one-year (02/01/2017-01/31-2018) Morgan ASCEND PILOT Research grant ($47,416), entitled "Developing a Retrieval Based Diagnostic Aid for Automated Melanoma Recognition," is awarded to Dr. Mahmudur Rahman to conduct research for developing a Diagnostic Aid for Melanoma detection by using Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning techniques.

Grant Awarded:
A three-year, $367,488 grant will support a "Targeted Infusion" project to research "Infusing Computational Thinking and Visual Learning into an Introductory Computer Science Course to Promote Students' Success and Retention." Mahmudur Rahman, Ph.D., an SCMNS assistant professor of computer science, will lead the research efforts on this project. Dr. Prabir Bhattacharya is a Co-PI in this grant.

Grant Awarded:
Dr. Rahman of SCMNS also received a separate three-year Research Initiation Award in the amount of $297,843 to study "Integrating Image and Text Information for Biomedical Literature-based Cross and Multimodal Retrieval".

Grand Awarded:
To conduct a study on "Real World-relevant Security Labware for Mobile Threat Analysis and Protection Experience," a research grant was awarded in the amount of $80,650. Prabir Bhattacharya is the Principal Investigator leading this two-year project.

Faculty Recognition:
Professor Prabir Bhattacharya is a fellow of IEEE (Institute for Electrical and Electoric Engineers), a fellow of AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science) and also a fellow at IAPR (International Association for Pattern Recognition).

Grant Awarded:
Dr. Vojislav Stojkovic was awarded a grant on Distributed Processing of Big Data for Military Applications
Amount: $100,000
Fund Agency: AHPCRC, Stanford University
Period: 2015