Faculty & Staff Awards
Kathy S. Faggiani
2008: UWO Faculty Development Grant - "Captivating New Programmers: Old Dogs and New Problem-Solving Tricks." Develop learning theory-based online tools and exercises to assist beginning programmers in problem-solving and program design techniques.
2008 - 2009: UWO Student and Faculty Collaborative Research Grant - "Designing Systems that Gain Public Trust: An e-Voting Platform Prototype." Apply a secure software engineering process to the development o of an e-voting system prototype. Project with co-researcher Marshall Scorcio, computer science undergraduate student.
Recipient of UWO Faculty Development Grant to develop instructional visualizations for Special Topics Course on Heuristic Search
Recipient of NSF-sponsored grant to develop instructional visualizations helping students master arrays in introductory Computer Science course.
2003 - 2004 (PI) SUN Microsystems Inc. - AEG Application "Java-Oriented Approach to Image Understanding through Artificial Neural Networks".
2003 - 2004 (PI) University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Research Program, "Brain Modeling and Simulations - Computing and Learning with Spiking Neurons".
2002 - 2003 (PI) University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Undergraduate Student and Faculty Collaborative Research Program grant, "Independent Component Analysis for Image Recognition".
2001-2002 (PI) University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Research Program, "Simulation Analysis of Odor Stimuli Processing in the Mammalian Brain - Nonlinear Modeling of the Olfactory System".
2006: UWO Faculty Development Grant to upgrade the two courses CompSci 334 Advanced Visual Basic .NET and Computer Science 335 Windows/GUI Programming
2005: UWO Faculty Development Grant to develop computer algorithms in pattern recognition and analysis of bacteria with mass spectrometer in the emerging field of Bioinformatics. A recent paper "Application of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry(MALDI-TOF-MS)-Based Fingerprinting of Escherichia coli to Bacteria Source Tracking" by Thomas J. Siegrist, Phillip D. Anderson, Wing H. Huen, Gregory T. Kleinheinz, Colleen M. McDermott, Todd Sandrin has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Microbiological Methods. Interdisciplinary collaboration between Computer Science and Biology/Microbiology.
Co-Principal Investigator (with Scott Grissom of Grand Valley State and Myles McNally of Alma), NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (DUE-0341148) ($197,000), "Integrating Algorithm Visualization into Computer Science Education - Full Implementation." Develop, evaluate, and disseminate algorithm visualization resources to support computer science education. (May 2004 - April 2007). Moreavailable.
Co-Principal Investigator (with Scott Grissom of Grand Valley State and Myles McNally of Alma), NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (DUE-126494) ($72,000), "Integrating Algorithm Visualization into Computer Science Education - Pilot Project." Developed and evaluated algorithm visualization resources to support computer science education. (June 2002 - May 2004)