Funded Research and Patents


 

Research Grants

 Novel Statistical Methods for Generation of Integrated Genomic Maps, US Dept. of Agriculture, $280,644, Sept. 1, 2002 - Aug. 31, 2007.

Exploiting Computer Vision and Computer-aided Design and Manufacturing Technologies in Computer-Assisted Reconstructive Surgery, University of Georgia Engineering Research Grant, $33,000, August 15, 2003 - August 14, 2004.

Cross-linked Sorghum and Rice Physical Maps as a Foundation for Analyzing Genome Structure, Function and Variation in C4 Grasses, funded by the National Science Foundation, $2884,469, Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2002.

Computer-assisted External Reduction and Internal Fixation of Complex Craniofacial Fractures, University of Georgia and Medical College of Georgia Joint Research Program, $53,340, Sept. 1, 2002 - June 30, 2003.

Exploiting Content in Video Transcoding for Power-constrained Environments, State of Georgia Yamacraw Initiative, $25,000, Aug. 1, 2002 - July 31, 2003.

Design and Prototype Development of a Computer Vision-based Lumber Production Planning System, US Department of Agriculture, $190,000, Dec. 15, 2000 - Aug. 14, 2005.

Instrumentation Grant for Research in Parallel and Distributed Computing, National Science Foundation, $76,303, Jan. 1, 2000 - Dec. 31, 2005.

Cross-linked Sorghum and Rice Physical Maps as a Foundation for Analyzing Genome Structure, Function and Variation in C4 Grasses, National Science Foundation, $3,246,755, Oct. 1, 1998 - Sept. 30, 2002.

Parallel Computing for Physical Mapping of Fungal Genomes, US Dept. of Agriculture, $275,00, Sept. 15, 1997 - Sept. 14, 2002.

Detection and Rering of Internal Defects in Hardwood Logs Using Computed Tomography, US Department of Agriculture, $116,300, Nov. 15, 1996 - Nov. 14, 1998.

Parallel Computing of Physical Maps, National Science Foundation, $50,000, Oct. 1, 1994 - Sept. 30, 1995.

Multimedia-based Instruction, SUN Microsystems Inc. $161,686, Oct. 1, 1995 - Sept. 30, 1996.

A Mobile Multimedia Environment for a Majority of the Computer  Science Curriculum, Office for Instructional  Development, University of Georgia, $8,500, April 1, 1996 - March 30, 1997.

Massively Parallel Multiscale Stochastic Optimization for Low-level Vision, MasPar Computer Corp. and the University of Georgia  Research Foundation Inc. for purchase of a MasPar MP 2202, $357,300, January  1994.

Emulation of a Novel Reconfigurable Topology for Data Parallel Algorithm Design, MasPar Computer Corp. and  the University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc. for purchase of a MasPar MP 2202, $357,300, January  1994.

Mapping and Scheduling Strategies for an Architecture Indepent Parallel Software Development Environment, University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc., $3,613, June 15 - Sept. 15 1995.

Analytical Study of Errors in Object Recognition and Localization, University of Georgia Research Foundation Inc., $2,500 June15 - Sept. 15 1991.

Parallel Search Techniques for 3-D Object Recognition and  Localization, University of Georgia Research  Foundation Inc., $3,620, June 15 - Sept. 15 1990.

Patents

S.M. Bhandarkar and E.W. Tollner, Virtual Surgical Systems and Methods, April 2005, (Serial No. 60/561,584), award pending.



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