GLRC-ICC Rapid Seedling Awarded Grants

Spring 2024 Awards

Spring 2024 awardees

The Spring 2024 Rapid Seedling Grants awarded $25,997 for three separate proposals: 

PI:Jeff Wall "AutoProphet: An Open-source, AI-enabled Financial Analytics Tool to Democratize Advanced Financial Analysis for Finance Students and Retail Investors." $9,997 awarded. 

PI:Ronghua Xu "Designing a Microchained Network Architecture for Internet of Vehicles (IoV) Networks." $6,000 awarded. 

PI:Hassan Masoud "Harnessing Kirigami-Inspired Composites for Wave Energy Conversion." $10,000 awarded. 

Fall 2023 Awards

Fall 2023 GLRC ICC seedling awards

The Fall 2023 Rapid Seedling Grants awarded $31,820 for four separate proposals: 

PI: Flavio Bezerra Costa, co-PI:Chee-Wooi Ten "A Leap Towards Resilient Offshore Wind Energy: Innovative Experimental Setup for Developing Next-Generation Protection Systems for HVDC Grids." $10,000 awarded. 

PI:Guy Hembroff "Adaptive Mental Health Intervention Recommendations using Reinforcement Learning and Natural Language Processing." $6,000 awarded. 

PI:Ryan Williams "Enhanced Real-Time Data Acquisiton Capabilities for the Geospatial Research Shared Facility." $9,500 awarded. 

PI:Vinh Nguyen "Automated Data-Driven Prediction of Porosity in Wire-Arc Additive Manufacturing." $6,320 awarded. 

Summer 2023 Awards

ICC rapid seedling award winners Briana Bettin and Hoda HatoumGLRC rapid seedling recipients Lanrong Bi, Amy Marcarelli, Jay Meldrum, and Ashraf Saleem.

The Summer 2023 Rapid Seedling Grants awarded $59,992 for six separate proposals: 

PI: Briana Bettin, co-PI Leo Ureel, co-PI Laura Brown "Revealing the Hidden Curriculum: Advancing Student Learning, Equity, and Accessibility in Computing Education." $9,992 awarded. 

PI: Hoda Hatoum "Predicting patient prosthesis mismatch after aortic valve replacement." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Lanrong Bi, co-PI Adrienne Minerick, co-PI Thomas Werner, co-PI Chunxiu Yu, co-PI Zhiying Shan "Cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Superior: Is it an environmental trigger for neurodegenerative diseases?" $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Amy Marcarelli, co-PI Jamey Anderson, co-PI Colin Brooks, co-PI Casey Huckins, co-PI Pengfei Xue "Autonomous characterization of the temporal dynamics of the Tobacco River plume in Keweenaw Bay, Lake Superior." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Jay Meldrum "Electric boats in Traverse City West Bay." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Ashraf Saleem, co-PI Erik Kocher, co-PI Thomas Oommen "Developing a UAV-based Miniature Cone Penetrometer for Terramechanics." $10,000 awarded.

Spring 2023 Awards

GLRC-ICC spring rapid seedling grant recipients.

The initial round of Rapid Seedling Grants provided $39,400 in awards to four separate projects: 

PI: Sriram Malladi "Integrating data-driven and physics-based modeling approaches for monitoring the shape of an underwater cable." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Daisuke Minakata "Distributed Resource Recovery and Remediation of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (DR3PFAS)." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Sidike Paheding, co-PI: Dukka KC, co-PI: Thomas Oommen "Mapping and Understanding Triggering Factors of Landslides via Transferable Deep Learning." $10,000 awarded. 

PI: Leo Ureel "Infinite Loop: An Online Journal for Undergraduate Applied Computing and Research." $9,400 awarded.