Dr. Heller receives five-year $4.8M NSF grant

September 04, 2018

Dr. Shelly Heller is the principal investigator on a five-year, $4.8 million National Science Foundation grant for “PISCES 2023 - Partnership in Securing Cyberspace through Education and Service (Renewal).”  Funding through the PISCES program provides full scholarships for students to study cybersecurity at GW for up to three years.  After completing their coursework, students help protect the nation's information infrastructure by working as security experts in a government agency for at least the amount of time they were supported by the program.Dr. Timothy Wood is the principal investigator for a one-year, $377,000 National Science Foundation grant to support work on the project “Mobile Elastic Edge Clouds for Scalable, Low-Latency Services.”  The project is a collaborative effort with researchers at University of California Riverside and University of Massachusetts Amherst.  The team will focus on the network and cloud infrastructures needed to support emerging mobile applications like augmented reality.  GW's share of the project’s funding is $145,000.