2018 GRI Seed Grant Awardees
Congratulations to the four COE teams out of eight total receiving 2018 Seed Grant funding from the Global Resilience Institute (GRI).
The resilience project topics range from coastal flooding prediction to combating opioid addiction. This year’s pool of proposals was particularly robust, with submissions demonstrating both strengths in their interdisciplinary approaches and in their promise for innovative solutions to resilience challenges, making the selection of awardees especially challenging.
The 2018 GRI COE Seed Grant Awardees are:
- Community Resilience to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis
Muhammad Noor E Alam (MIE), Alicia Sasser Modestino, Gary Young
- Coastal Flooding Prediction and Mitigation: Integrating High-Fidelity Computer Models with Field Observations
Qin Jim Chen (CEE), Samuel E. Munoz (CEE), Yun Raymond Fu (ECE)
- Creating a Resilient Internet of Things (IoT)
Ryan Ellis, Tommaso Melodia (ECE), Rob Knake
- Developing a Social-Media Based Methodology for Measuring and Observing the Social Resilience of Communities
Daniel T. O’Brien, Qi (Ryan) Wang (CEE), Alan Mislove