Sponsored Research Grants

National Science Foundation, Information Integration and Informatics Program (III), Collaborative Research: “Global Events and Trend Archiving Research (GETAR)” 1/1/17-12/31/19, $500,000, with Internet Archive (VT portion: $446,000), Co-PI.

National Science Foundation (III-1319578), Information Integration and Informatics Program, “Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library (IDEAL)” 8/15/13-12/31/16, $500,000, Co-PI.

National Science Foundation (SES-1111239), Social-Computational Systems Program, “Participation on the Town Square in the Era of Web 2.0” 8/16/11-12/31/15, $750,000, PI.

National Science Foundation (BCC-SBE/EHR 1338471), Building Community and Capacity for Data-Intensive Research in the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences and in Education and Human Resources, Sub-award from Arizona State University to Bentley University (I served as part of Bentley-associated research team).

Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology (ICAT), Science, Engineering, Art and Design (SEAD) Grant. “Supporting Community Information Sharing with Mobile Crowdsourcing and Large Display Technologies”, Fall 2014, $3000, Co-PI.

Center for Community Security & Resilience (a partnership between IBM Research, Virginia Tech, and Arlington County, Virginia), “Social Media for Cities, Counties, and Communities”, 6/21/10-12/31/10, planning grant $15,000 (VT contract $7500), PI.

National Science Foundation (IIS-0916733), Information Integration and Informatics Program, “Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery Network”, 8/16/09-8/15/12, $500,000, Co-PI.

Virginia Tech Institute for Society, Culture and Environment (ISCE), Interdisciplinary Research Group, “Preparing a Participatory Citizenry using Information and Communication Technology,” 7/1/08-12/31/08, $30,000, Co-PI.

National Science Foundation (IIS-0738390), Small Grant for Exploratory Research (SGER), “Capturing Ephemeral Data from the Virginia Tech Tragedy: Toward managing emergency response from citizens”, 7/31/07-8/31/09, with REU Supplement (8/15/09-2/28/10), $143,873, PI.

US Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) and the European Commission, “A Transatlantic Dual-degree Program: 2006-2010”, $696,600, External Evaluator.

National Science Foundation (IIS-0621382) Research and Education for Undergraduates (REU) Program, “Hispanics in Digital Government: Creating a Pipeline,” REU Supplement to NSF Digital Government, 8/16/06-2/29/08, $51,980, PI.

National Science Foundation (IIS-0429274), Digital Government Program, “Modeling Online Participation in Local Governance”, 9/01/04-2/29/08, $550,000, PI.

National Science Foundation (IIS-0080864), “Interdisciplinary Views of the Blacksburg Electronic Village”, 8/16/01-8/15/03, $458,166, Senior Investigator.

The World Bank, InfoDev Program, Global Information and Communication Technologies Department, “ICT Center in Zahedan, Iran: Training & entrepreneurship for women and youth” 2002-2005, External Evaluator.

US Department of Commerce (PTFP-510399231), Public Telecommunications Facilities Program, “Building Broadband Networks for Rural Health & Education”, 2001-02, $327,500, PI.

US Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (BAA 50-SBN-TOC-1033), “The Use and Social Impact of Telecommunications and Information Infrastructure Assistance on Local Public and Nonprofit Sectors: An Assessment of Community Networks” 2000-2001, $100,000, PI.

US Department of Commerce, Public Telecommunications Facilities Program (PTFP 510399231) “Meeting Needs of Rural Health and Education: A Wireless Solution,” 1999-2000, $75,237, PI.

National Science Foundation (9603376), CISE, Network Infrastructure for Education (NIE) Program, “Evaluation of the Impact of Computer Networking on K12 Education Reform”, 9/15/96-8/31/99, $151,493, Co-PI.

US Department of Commerce, Telecommunications Infrastructure and Information Assistance Program (TIIAP), “Building Community in Rural America: A Replicable Model for Community Networking” 1995-98, $266,710, Co- PI.

National Science Foundation (9454803), CISE, Network Infrastructure for Education (NIE) Pro-gram, “Planning for Virtual Schools in an Electronic Village,” 9/15/94-2/29/96, $99,825, Co-PI.

Council for Library Resources, “A Preliminary Evaluation of the Blacksburg Electronic Village,” 1993, $9,665, Co- PI.