Kelly Stevens and Thomas Bryer, associate professor and professor (respectively) of public administration, were recently granted as Co-PIs of an NSF-SES grant titled “CPS: Medium: A Secure, Trustworthy, and Reliable Air Quality Monitoring System for Smart and Connected Communities” (PI: Dr. Xinwen Fu, CECS; total amount: $1,198,111; time: three years). Stevens and Bryer will lead the social science components of the project through survey research, focus groups and action research methodology.
Su Gao, assistant professor of science education, secured $72,032 as PI from the Florida Department of Education for the State Science Fair FY 2019-2020. State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) provides an opportunity for our state's students (6-12 graders) to compete at the highest academic levels in STEM. The annual SSEF of Florida encourages youthful researchers to pursue STEM-related careers.
Mary Rain, Florida Institute of Government, received $85,000 as PI for the 2019-2020 John Scott Daily Florida Institute of Government (FIOG). The UCF FIOG is an affiliate of the FSU FIOG and serves as the agent for the FIOG in all the programs and activities sponsored in East Central Florida.