Grants and Contracts

( 50+ grants and contracts, my share $12+ million)

"Multi-Dimensional Heuristics: A New AI Search Technique," 7/1/89 - 6/30/90, $8,000 (Sponsor: University of Illinois at Chicago Campus Research Board, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems I," 7/25/91 - 9/30/92, $423,000 (Sponsors: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) through Illinois Universities Transportation Research Consortium (IUTRC), Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Sun Scholarpak Software Grant," 1/1/92 - 12/31/97, $620,000 (Sponsor: Sun Microsystems, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson, Co-P.I.: D.E. Boyce).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems II," 7/1/92 - 9/30/93, $856,337 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems III," 1/1/93 - 12/31/93, $137,020 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Advanced Traveler Information Systems," 3/16/93 - 12/31/93, $142,946 (Sponsor: Motorola, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Automated Restriction Mapper," 7/1/93 - 6/30/94, $8,000 (Sponsor: University of Illinois at Chicago Campus Research Board, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"An Automatic Process Plan Selection System," 8/21/93 - 12/31/94, $14,000 (Sponsor: Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems - II: Supplemental Funding," 9/1/93 - 3/31/94, $69,900 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems - IV," 9/1/93 - 3/31/95, $400,050 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"An Intelligent Automated Restriction Mapping Tool," 1/1/94 - 12/1/97, $414,519 (Sponsor: National Institutes of Health National Center for Human Genome Research, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

"Software Research and Development for Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems - V," 10/1/94 - 9/30/95, $465,931 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).):

"Application of Neural Networks to Data Fusion: A Feasibility Study," 5/1/95 - 4/30/96, $73,330 (Sponsor: National Research Council - Transportation Research Board, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Feeder Setup Optimization Software,” 8/21/95 - 8/20/96, $3,750 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Optimization of PCB Automated Placement Machines,” 8/21/95 - 8/20/96, $21,250 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Software R&D for the Corridor Traffic Information Center,” 10/1/95 - 9/30/96, $409,000 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Simulation, Modeling, and Optimization of PCB Automated Placement Machines,” 8/21/96 - 8/20/97, $25,000 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“An Object-Oriented Toolkit for Electronics Assembly Machine Simulation, Optimization, and Product Design Evaluation,” 8/21/96 - 8/31/00, $89,171 (Sponsor: Motorola, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Software R&D for the Corridor Traffic Information Center - II,” 10/1/96 - 12/31/97, $633,102 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Regional Travel Forecasting Model Validation,” 8/1/97 - 7/31/98, $19,663 (my share) (Sponsor: National Institute of Statistical Sciences, Principal Investigator: D.E. Boyce, Co-Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Optimization of SMT Assembly Machines using Evolutionary Algorithms and Tabu Search,” 8/21/97 - 8/20/98, $32,500 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Optimization for Revolver-Head Type SMT Assembly Machines,” 8/21/97 - 8/20/98, $46,850 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Software R&D for the Corridor Traffic Information Center - III,” 1/1/98 - 6/30/98, $154,131 (Sponsors: IDOT and FHWA through IUTRC, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Research and Development of an Advanced Traffic Systems Center,” 2/1/98 - 8/31/98, $75,257 (Sponsor: National Engineering Technologies Corporation, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Optimization of SMT Assembly Machines and Lines,” 8/25/98 - 8/31/01, $102,344 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Web-Based Analysis and Knowledge Discovery Tools for Electronics Manufacturing,” 8/23/99 – 12/31/02, $58,500 (Sponsor: Motorola through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Distributed Intelligent Dynamic Management,” 3/1/00 – 8/31/02, $30,435 (Sponsor: Sun Microsystems through Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Intelligent Web-Based Analysis and Knowledge Discovery Tools for Manufacturing,” 8/21/00 – 8/20/02, $43,800 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Ridematch System 21: An Intelligent Web-based System for Ride Matching,” 1/1/01 – 6/30/04, $299,316 (Sponsor: IDOT/CATS, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Traffic and Incident Management System Integration,” 1/1/01 – 12/31/02, $269,128 (Sponsor: Illinois State Toll Highway Authority through a subcontract through National Engineering Technologies Corporation, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Rule-Based Extensions for Evolutionary SMT Optimization and Data Mining Tools for Manufacturing and Design,” 8/21/01 – 8/31/02, $46,500 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Research and Development of an Urban Traffic Management Center,” 2/5/01 – 4/30/02, $16,343 (Sponsor: Chicago Department of Transportation through DMJM Illinois, Inc., Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Gateway Traveler Information and Datapipe Project,” 7/1/98 – 7/4/03, $754,821 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation through Parsons Transportation Group, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Gateway Traveler Information System,” amendments 6/15/01 – 7/4/03, $325,102 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation through Parsons Transportation Group, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Travel Information Systems at the User Level,” 10/1/01 – 6/30/03, $37,208 (Sponsor: Federal Transit Authority through Great Cities Universities Consortium at U.M.S.L, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Research and Development of an Incident Information System,” 1/1/02 – 9/30/03, $41,792 (Sponsor: Wisconsin Department of Transportation through Iteris, Inc., Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Data Mining Tools for Manufacturing and Design and Meta-Knowledge Extraction and Management for SMT Optimization,” 8/21/02 – 8/20/03, $71,588 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“CISE Research Resources: Matching Advanced Visualization and Intelligent Data Mining to High-Performance Experimental Networks,” 11/1/02 - 10/31/05, $862,000 (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: T. DeFanti ; Co-PIs O. Yu, J. Leigh, P. Nelson and R. Grossman).

“Regional Transit Asset Management System Enhancements,” 5/1/03 – 12/31/04, $249,321 (Sponsor: Regional Transportation Authority, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson).

“Gateway Traveler Information System,” 7/5/03 – 7/4/04, $293,377 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson.)

“Knowledge Discovery for Manufacturing and Design,” 8/21/03 – 8/20/09, $56,750 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Gateway Traveler Information System Enhancements,” 7/5/04 – 7/4/05, $392,876 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson.)

“Knowledge Discovery for Manufacturing, Design and Business Intelligence,” 8/16/04 – 8/15/07, $67,688 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Regional Transit Asset Management Operations,” 9/3/04 – 9/2/07, $245,216 (Sponsor: Regional Transportation Authority, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson).

“Ridematch System 21: Enhancements,” 9/21/04 – 6/30/06, $217,802 (Sponsor: IDOT/CATS, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Regional Transit Asset Management Research and Development,” 2/17/05 – 1/31/08, $447,915 (Sponsor: Regional Transportation Authority, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson).

“Ridematch System 21 Enhancements: An Intelligent Web-based System for Ride Matching,” 7/1/04 – 6/30/06, $217,802 (Sponsor: IDOT/CATS, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Cronos – A Data Mining Approach to Analysis of the Protein Space,” 5/15/05 – 5/14/07, $57,024 (Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson, Co-PI: Bing Liu).

“IGERT Graduate Program in Computational Transportation Science,” 6/1/06 – 5/31/11, $3,098,888 (Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Ouri Wolfson, Co-PIs: P.C Nelson, A. Ouksel, R. Sloan, P. Thakuriah.)

“Learning the Origins and Representing Uncertainty in the Data Fusion Process for both Distributed and Centralized Architectures,” 8/16/06 – 8/15/07, $18,063 (Sponsor: Motorola through the Manufacturing Research Center, Principal Investigator: P.C. Nelson).

“Advanced System for Comparative Analysis of Metabolism,” 5/1/06 – 4/30/08, $135,000 (Sponsor: Chicago Biomedical Consortium, Principal Investigators: Wen-Hsiung Li and P.C. Nelson, Co-PIs: Natalia Maltsev, Bing Liu and Clement Yu)

“Ridematch 21 Maintenance Enhancements and Hosting,” 7/1/06 – 6/30/08, $184,000 (Sponsor: Pace, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson)

“Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks Requirements and Design,” 9/1/06 – 12/31/06, $51,942 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson.)

“Interface from IDOT AVL Entry System to Gateway,” 10/1/06 – 9/30/07, $31,184 (Sponsor: Meade Electric, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson)

“TAMP Development and Vista Installation,” 12/1/06 – 12/31/07, $52,000 (Sponsor: Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson)

“Gateway Traveler Information System Enhancements II,” 7/5/05 – 6/30/08, $2,433,739 (Sponsor: Illinois Department of Transportation, Principal Investigator: P. C. Nelson.)

 

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