Several Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty members are involved in three different research projects that have been awarded Multidisciplinary University Research Initiatives (MURIs) by the U.S. Department of Defense:
John Baras (ECE/Institute for Systems Research [ISR]), Nuno Martins (ECE/ISR) and Eyad Abed (ECE/ISR) are involved in a MURI awarded to Georgia Tech and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research on "Distributed Learning and Information Dynamics in Networked Autonomous Systems."
Shihab Shamma (ECE/ISR) is working with Johns Hopkins and the Office of Naval Research on "Figure-Ground Processing, Saliency and Guided Attention for Analysis of Large Natural Scenes."
Rama Chellappa (ECE/University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies) is working with fellow faculty researchers Larry Davis (CS/ECE) and John Benedeto (Applied Math and Norbert Wiener Center) on a MURI awarded to Rice University and the Army Research Office, "Opportunistic Sensing for Object & Activity Recognition."
May 11, 2009