Associate Professor Marco Gerosa was awarded a 250k grant to sponsor his research project titled Collaborative research: Scaffolding skill acquisition to onboard OSS ecosystems. This research aims to develop broadly applicable principles and methods to scaffold the newcomers’ skill acquisition as they onboard into an Open Source Software (OSS) project, which in recent years has become an integral part of software development.
Assistant Professor Crystal Hepp received a New Investigator Award (75k per year for 3 years) from the Arizona Biomedical Research Center (ABRC) to investigate the circulation and source locations of West Nile virus in Arizona.
Professor Kiona Ogle leads a team of SICCS faculty who were awarded a 3 million dollar grant to train graduate students in tackling big ecological questions through informatics, collaboration and better communication.
Dr. Ben Ruddell is leading the FEWSION project aimed at building the first complete empirical description of the U.S. food, energy, and water system so that every citizen and policymaker in the U.S. can see where their food, energy, and water come from.