Funding

The following sources of support are gratefully acknowledged:

Funded Projects:

  1. Theoretical Limits and Coding for Ultra-Reliable, Low Latency, and Secure GNSS in Urban Fading Environments, Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) FA9453-23-1-0002, N. H. Tran; Total: $140,000; Performance period: 02/2023-05/2025.

  2. Interference-Aware Spectrum Utilization for Coexistence of Passive and Active Wireless SystemsFaculty Research Grant, University of Akron, N. H. Tran; Total: $10,000; Performance period: 05/2022-04/2023.

  3. REU Supplement: SaTC: CORE: Small: A Practical Approach to Study Security in Wireless Networks, NSF – Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems, N. H. Tran; Total: $16,000; Performance period: 06/2022-08/2022.

  4. Smart On-Board Satellite AGC Loop with Anti-Jamming Capability for Spread Spectrum Frequency Hopping System – Phase II, Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) SBIR, N. H. Tran (in collaboration with Intelligent Fusion Technology); Total: $750,000; Akron’s share: $50,000; Performance period: 07/2021-06/2023.

  5. SaTC: CORE: Small: A Practical Approach to Study Security in Wireless NetworksNSF – Computer and Network Systems, H. Bahrami and N. H. Tran; Total: $500,000; Akron’s share: $500,000; Performance period: 10/2020-09/2024.

  6. Measurement and Analysis of SATCOM Operational Resiliency – Phase III – Multiagent Reinforcement Learning ApproachesLinquest Corporation, N. H. Tran (in collaboration with  D. Nguyen from San Diego State University); Total: $50,000; My share: $15,000; Performance period: 10/2021-06/2022.

  7. Measurement and Analysis of SATCOM Operational Resiliency – Phase II – Deep Reinforcement Learning ApproachesLinquest Corporation, N. H. Tran (in collaboration with D. Nguyen from San Diego State University); Total: $50,000; My share: $25,000; Performance period: 08/2020-07/2021.

  8. Measurement and Analysis of SATCOM Operational Resiliency – Phase I – Game Theoretical and Reinforcement Learning ApproachesLinquest Corporation, N. H. Tran (PI) (in collaboration with D. Nguyen from San Diego State University); Total: $50,000; My share: $25,000; Performance period: 12/2019-08/2020.

  9. US Ignite: Collaborative Research: Cloud Computing and Software-Defined Networking Enhancements to Support Collaborative, Problem-based STEM EducationNSF – Computer and Network Systems, S. Sastry and N. H. Tran, (in collaboration with A. Gokhale and G. Biswas from Vanderbilt University); Total: $600,000; Akron’s share: $239,862; Performance period: 09/2015-08/2019.

  10. Collaborative Research: Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio: Theory and HardwareNSF – Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems, N. H. Tran, (in collaboration with T. Karacolak from Washington State University Vancouver); Total: $359,765; Akron’s share: $200,396; Performance period: 07/2015-06/2019.

  11. BAA-15-002: Embedded Systems SecurityDepartment of Defense (DOD) / Office of Naval Research (ONR), N. H. Tran and A. Madanayake (in collaboration with S. Shetty and C. Fan from Tennessee State University); Total: $600,000; Akron’s share: $360,000; Performance period: 07/2015-06/2018.

  12. REU Supplement: Collaborative Research: Full-Duplex Cognitive Radio: Theory and Hardware, NSF – Electrical, Communications and Cyber Systems, N. H. Tran; Total: $8,000; Performance period: 2016.

  13. Communication Systems Under Impulsive Interference: Theory and DesignFaculty Research Grant, University of Akron, N. H. Tran; Total:  $10,000; Performance period: 2014-2015.

  14. Information-theoretic and Physical-layer Security Treatments for Wireless Relay NetworksFirestone Research, University of Akron, N. H. Tran; Total: $10,000; Performance period: 2013-2014.

  15. Start-up Fund, N. H. Tran; Total: $450,000; University of Akron.