LTRG

Research Group

Learning Transformation Research Group

demoThe Learning Transformation Research Group (LTRG) at Virginia Tech aims to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in K-12 curricula.

ACM

SIGSIM

ACM Special Interest Group (SIG) on SImulation and Modeling (SIM)

ACM SIGSIMAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGSIM aims to promote and disseminate the advancement of high quality state-of-the-art in Modeling and Simulation (M&S) across a broad range of interests and disciplines.

CS @ VT

Computer Science

Virginia Tech

demoThe Department of Computer Science at Virginia Tech consists of more than 40 faculty members and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.

Grants and Contracts

Funded by: National Science Foundation (NSF) Discovery Research K-12 Program
Title: Gateways to Algebraic Motivation, Engagement and Success (GAMES): Supporting and Assessing Fraction Proficiency with Game-Based, Mobile Applications and Devices
Amount: $2,202,173.00
Period: 8/15/2011 — 7/31/2015
Role: Co-PI (Personal Share: $359,105.00)
PI: Michael Evans (Education), Other Co-PIs: Mido Chang (Education), Kirby Deater-Deckard (Psychology), Anderson Norton (Mathematics)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-04-D-3005 TO 0089 / A472000622
Title: Naval Warfare Mission Area Network-Centric System Architecture Specifications
Amount: $54,361
Period: July 1 — December 31, 2011
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of DoDAF-described architecture models for Surface Warfare Operations mission area / High Value Asset Escort mission thread.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-03-D-3073 TO 0065 / A472000653 – 004
Title: Naval Warfare Mission Area Network-Centric System Architecture Specifications
Amount: $128,023
Period: April 20 — December 31, 2010
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of DoDAF-described architecture models for Maritime Interdiction Operations mission area / Counterdrug and Counterterrorism mission thread and Offensive Antiair Warfare mission area / Preemptive Air Attack mission thread.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-03-D-3073 TO 0061 / A472000653 – 003
Title: Track Management Mission Area Architecture Products and Test Activities for Deploying Group Systems Integration Testing
Amount: $38,500
Period: April 13 — July 31, 2009
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of DoDAF-described architecture models for Track Management mission area.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-03-D-3073 TO 0054 / A472000653-02
Title: Passive, Remote and Open Situation Awareness System (PROSAS) Architecting II
Amount: $120,899
Period: January 18 — September 30, 2008
Role: Principal Investigator (64% Personal Share)
Description: Development of architecture specification for Passive, Remote and Open Situation Awareness System (PROSAS)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-04-D-3005 TO 0045 / A472000622 – R6
Title: Passive, Remote and Open Situation Awareness System (PROSAS) Architecting I
Amount: $100,125
Period: September 1, 2006 — June 30, 2007
Role: Principal Investigator (58% Personal Share)
Description: Development of architecture specification for Passive, Remote and Open Situation Awareness System (PROSAS)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-04-D-3005 TO 0017 / A472000622 – R5
Title: Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstrations (CWID)
Amount: $61,636
Period: May 3 — August 31, 2006
Role: Principal Investigator (90% Personal Share)
Description: Assessment of BUSTER Unmanned Aircraft System for Use in Operations in Response to Coalition Task Force and Homeland Defense Events

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-04-D-3005 TO001 / A472000622 R3
Title: Open Architecture Track Manager (OATM)
Amount: $39,823
Period: July 20 — September 30, 2005
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of the System Architecture Assessment Methodology (SAAM) for Assessing the Open Architecture Track Manager (OATM). OATM System Requirements Assessment. Indicators for Compliance Assessment of OATM.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-04-D-3005 TO002 / A472000622
Title: GMD Modeling and Simulation Verification, Validation, and Accreditation
Amount: $25,578
Period: March 16, 2004 — January 14, 2005
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A); and Software Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-03-D-3073 TO017 / A472000653
Title: NETWARCOM Technical Support
Amount: $29,134
Period: February 6 — September 30, 2004
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the Naval Network Warfare Command (NETWARCOM)

 

Funded by: Virginia Tech College of Engineering
Title: Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (CEUT) Computer Science Faculty Study Group
Amount: $1,000
Period: 2003 — 2004 AY
Role: Group Chair and Computer Science Department Representative

 

Funded by: IBM Shared University Research
Title: Two Server Computers for E-Systems Engineering Research and Senior Software Engineering Project Course (CS4704)
Amount: $10,396
Period: August 2003
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)

 

Funded by: Microsoft Corporation
Title: A Two-Day Training Course on Microsoft .NET Technologies for the Virginia Tech Faculty and Graduate Students + Dell Server Computer
Amount: $49,521
Period: June 5-6, 2003
Role: Coordinator and Host (100% Personal Share)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-99-D-3034 / DO116 / C070-99-26
Title: MDA BEST VV&A
Amount: $269,633
Period: June 25, 2002 — September 30, 2003
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Battlespace Environment and Signatures Toolkit (BEST) Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A).

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-99-D-3034 / DO111 / C070-99-26
Title: GMD M&S VV&A and System Analysis
Amount: $109,326
Period: May 13, 2002 — September 30, 2003
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Verification, Validation, and Accreditation (VV&A) and GMD System Analysis.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-98-C-2006
Title: Engineering of a Web-based secure client/server collaborative Evaluation Environment software system for the DD21 Software Certification
Amount: $122,719
Period: July 1, 2001 — November 20, 2001
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of a Web-based secure client/server collaborative Evaluation Environment software system and technical services for the DD21 Software Certification

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-99-D-3034 / C070-99-26
Title: National Missile Defense (NMD) System IV&V and BMC3 Software IV&V
Amount: $412,388
Period: September 20, 1999 — May 10, 2002
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the National Missile Defense (NMD) System Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and NMD Battle Management Command Control and Communications (BMC3) Software IV&V.

 

Funded by: The Center for Innovation in Learning, Virginia Tech
Title: An Online Course on the Fundamentals of Computer Science: Towards Creating a Distance Learning Program for GPIT and Computer Science
Amount: $79,201
Period: July 1, 1999 — December 31, 2000
Role: Principal Investigator and Project Manager
Co-PIs: N. Dwight Barnette, Dennis G. Kafura, and J.A.N. Lee

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N60921-93-D-A416 / C062-98-10
Title: National Missile Defense (NMD) System IV&V and BMC3 Software IV&V
Amount: $184,732
Period: December 14, 1998 — September 19, 1999
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the National Missile Defense (NMD) System Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) and NMD Battle Management Command Control and Communications (BMC3) Software IV&V.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N60921-93-D-A416 / 4000000027
Title: National Missile Defense (NMD) BMC3 Software IV&V
Amount: $45,744
Period: October 5, 1998 — December 11, 1998
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Provided technical services for the National Missile Defense Battle Management Command Control and Communications (BMC3) Software Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N00178-98-C-3011
Title: Computer-Aided Support for the System Design Evaluation Methodology II
Amount: $92,000
Period: November 14, 1997 — September 30, 1998
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: Development of a commercial software product called Evaluation Environment to facilitate the application of the complex system design measurement and evaluation methodology.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Title: Computer-Aided Support for the System Design Evaluation Methodology
Amount: $62,008
Period: February 3, 1997 — September 30, 1997
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)

 

Funded by: Defense Modeling and Simulation Office
Title: Simulation Verification, Validation, and Accreditation Technical Support
Amount: $50,000
Period: May 1, 1996 — September 30, 1997
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Contract No: N60921-89-D-A239-048 / Virginia Tech Subcontract No. FP-4717-430379
Title: Global Air Traffic Simulation Modeling
Amount: $149,817
Period: August 1, 1995 — July 31, 1996
Role: Principal Investigator (100% Personal Share)
Description: This funding was intended for the technology transfer of the research and prototype development conducted at Virginia Tech for over 10 years. The funding enabled the establishment of Orca Computer, Inc. at Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center. The technology transfer resulted in the development of a commercial software product called Visual Simulation Environment.

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Title: Measurement and Evaluation of Complex Navy System Designs: Phase II
Amount: $136,552
Period: March 1, 1994 — December 31, 1995
Role: Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, Co-PI)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD), Dahlgren, Virginia
Title: Measurement and Evaluation of Complex Navy System Designs Using Software Engineering Metrics and Simulation Modeling
Amount: $137,797
Period: June 16, 1992 — December 15, 1993
Role: Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, Co-PI)

 

Funded by: Naval Surface Warfare Center, White Oak, Maryland
Title: Representation, Measurement, and Evaluation in the Engineering of Complex Systems
Amount: $49,990
Period: September 30, 1991 — March 31, 1992
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with J.D. Arthur, Co-PI and R.E. Nance, Co-PI)

 

Funded by: IBM
Title: Simulation Model Development Environment: Its Application to IBM's Vision Architecture
Amount: $68,524
Period: January 28, 1990 — August 28, 1990
Role: Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, Investigator)

 

Funded by: Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and Naval Research Laboratory
Title: Model Development Environments: Experimental Prototypes
Amount: $159,897
Period: June 15, 1987 — December 31, 1988
Role: Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, Project Manager)

 

Funded by: Naval Sea Systems Command
Title: Definition of a Model Development Environment
Amount: $178,274
Period: October 1, 1984 — September 30, 1986
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, PI)

 

Funded by: Office of Naval Research
Title: Formulation and Evaluation of Model Diagnostic Measures
Amount: $99,454
Period: October 1, 1984 — September 30, 1985
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, PI)

 

Funded by: Naval Sea Systems Command
Title: Definition of a Model Development Environment
Amount: $175,171
Period: June 6, 1983 — September 30, 1984
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, PI)

 

Funded by: Office of Naval Research
Title: Formulation and Evaluation of Model Diagnostic Measures
Amount: $107,383
Period: June 6, 1983 — September 30, 1984
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (with R.E. Nance, PI)