Grants and Contracts

($11.7 million is awarded in total, out of which my share is $1.1M)

​Research Grants

  • ​National Science Foundation (NSF)

    • Title: CDS&E: Collaborative Research: HyLoC: Objective-driven Adaptive Hybrid Lossy Compression Framework for Extreme-Scale Scientific Applications (OAC-2003624/2042084, OAC-2003709)

    • Amount: $527,563 (share: $270,802)

    • Period: 8/1/2020 through 7/31/2023

    • Role: Lead PI

  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

    • Title: Improving GPU Version of SZ for Scientific Applications at Extreme Scale

    • Amount: $65,000

    • Period: 8/1/2020 through 7/31/2021

    • Role: Single PI

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)

    • Title: CRII: OAC: An Efficient Lossy Compression Framework for Reducing Memory Footprint for Extreme-Scale Deep Learning on GPU-Based HPC Systems (OAC-1948447/2034169)

    • Amount: $175,000

    • Period: 5/1/2020 through 4/30/2022

    • Role: Single PI

  • National Science Foundation (NSF)

    • Title: CC* Compute: Accelerating Advances in Science and Engineering at The University of Alabama Through HPC Infrastructure (OAC-2018846)

    • Amount: $400,000 (share: $100,000)

    • Period: 7/1/2020 through 6/30/2022

    • Role: co-PI (PI: Jeff Carver)

  • Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE)

    • Title: An Efficient Lossy Compression Framework for Reducing Memory Footprint for Extreme-Scale Deep Learning on GPU-Based HPC Systems (ASC200032)

    • Amount: 1,500 (initial) + 3,000 (supplement) GPU Hours (estimated value: $5,440.5) at PSC GPU-AI system

    • Period: 5/14/2020 through 5/13/2021

    • Role: Single PI

  • Xilinx

    • Title: FPGA-Enhanced Scientific Data Management

    • Amount: Xilinx Virtex UltraScale+ FPGA VCU118 Evaluation Kit (estimated value: $7,000​)

    • Period: no limit

    • Role: Single PI

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    • Title: CISESS: Cooperative Institute for Satellite Earth System Studies

    • Amount: $5,500,000 (share: $250,000)

    • Period: 6/1/2020 through 5/31/2021

    • Role: co-PI (PI: Prasad Gogineni)

  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

    • Title: Center for Remote Sensing of Snow and Soil Moisture

    • Amount: $5,000,000 (share: $250,000)

    • Period: 6/1/2019 through 5/31/2020

    • Role: co-PI (PI: Prasad Gogineni)

  • Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

    • Title: Improving Lossy Compression for Scientific Applications at Extreme Scale

    • Amount: $25,000

    • Period: 8/1/2019 through 12/31/2019

    • Role: Single PI

  • Xilinx

    • Title: FPGA-Based Lossy Compression for Scientific Data

    • Amount: 1x Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC ZC706 Evaluation Kit + 2x Xilinx Zynq-7000 (estimated value: $4,000​)

    • Period: no limit

    • Role: Single PI

​Travel Grants

  • 11/2018 Faculty Travel Grant $1,000 for SRP 2018, Lawerence Berkeley Lab.

  • 08/2018 New Faculty Start-Up Grant $245,000, The University of Alabama.

  • 06/2018 Student Travel Grant $1,400, ACM HPDC.

  • 11/2017 Student Travel Grant $1,500, ACM/IEEE SC.

  • 06/2017 Student Travel Grant $250, IEEE IPDPS.

  • 06/2016 Student Travel Grant $1,000, ACM HPDC.

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