Model Classes, Approximation, and Metrics for Dynamic Processing of Urban Terrain Data, R. Sharpley- PI, P. Binev co-PI, ARO MURI. Collaborating universities were South Carolina (lead), Texas A&M (G. Petrova and R. DeVore co-PI's), Virginia Tech (A. Kurdila- PI), Princeton (S. Kulkarni- PI), Texas (R. Tsai- PI), UCLA (S. Osher- PI) & UC-Irvine (H.K. Zhao- PI), $3,000,000, 2009-2013.
Collaborative Research: An ATD Proposal: Fast Point Cloud Surface Reconstruction Algorithms, R. Sharpley PI with co-PI P. Binev in collaboration with Texas A&M (R. DeVore- PI), National Science Foundation & Defense Threat Reduction Agency, $450,001, 2009-2012.
Phase II SBIR: Innovative Micro Air Vehicles & Control Techniques for Urban Environments, R. Sharpley PI, with Virginia Tech (A. Kurdila-PI) & Radiance Technologies (A. Thies- PI)/DOD-Air Force Research Laboratory, $187,500, 2009-2011.
Standards, Software and Hardware for Multiresolution Maps/Models for UAST in the Absence of A Priori World Models, PI, Army Contracting Office White Sands/Virginia Tech (A. Kurdila- PI), $130,485, 2008-2011.
Model Classes, Approximation, and Metrics for Dynamic Processing of Urban Terrain Data, R. DeVore-PI, R. Sharpley co-PI, ARO MURI. Collaborating universities were South Carolina (lead), Texas A&M (G. Petrova- PI), Virginia Tech (A. Kurdila- PI), Princeton (S. Kulkarni- PI), Texas (R. Tsai- PI), UCLA (S. Osher- PI) & UC-Irvine (H.K. Zhao- PI), $2,000,000, 2007-2009.
Mathematical Modeling, Simulation and Analysis of Vascular Biofabrication, R. Sharpley- PI, NSF EPSCoR RII Track I, $225,670, 2008-2009.
Software for Generating Geometrically and Topologically Accurate Urban Terrain Models Using Implicit Methods, R. Sharpley- PI, ARO Phase II STTR with Radiance Technologies, $300,000, 2007-2009.
Computational Foundation for Investigations in Capturing Sparsity in High Dimensions, R. DeVore-PI, R.Sharpley/P. Binev co-PIs, ONR DURIP, $111,624, 2008-2009.
Phase I SBIR: Innovative Micro Air Vehicles & Control Techniques for Urban Environments, R. Sharpley PI, with Virginia Tech (A. Kurdila-PI) & Radiance Technologies (A. Thies- PI)/DOD-Air Force Research Laboratory, $10,000, 2008.
Super-Resolution of Infrared Imagery from Video, R. Sharpley- PI, Radiance Technologies and U.S. Army, $37,999, 2008.
Multiresolution Methods for Vision-Based Guidance, Navigation and Control, R. Sharpley-PI, co-PI R. DeVore, (AFOSR/Florida (A. Kurdila- PI)- lead institution together with CMU (T. Kanade-PI), Virginia Tech), USC-$600,000, 2003-2008.
Compression of Large Data Sets with Geometry, R. DeVore/R. Sharpley PI's (DoD/ONR), $500,000 plus $137,348 State EPSCoR match, 2003-2007.
Advanced Mathematical Methods for Processing Large Data Sets, R. DeVore-PI, P. Binev/R.Sharpley co-PI's, (DOD/ARO), $700,000 plus $349,999 State EPSCoR match, 2005-2008.
Software for Generating Geometrically & Topologically Accurate Urban Terrain Models Using Implicit Methods, R. Sharpley- PI, R. DeVore co-PI, ARO Phase I STTR w. Radiance Technologies, $46,999, 2006-2008.
Smooth Piecewise-polynomial Terrain Representation Using Non-traditional Metrics, (DeVore/Sharpley)
(DoD/ARO-STTR), Subcontract with Schafer Corporation, $45,000, 2004.
Highly Effective Geospatial Representation and Analysis, R. DeVore-PI, P. Petrushev/R. Sharpley co-
PIs, (DARPA/NGA), $461,374, 2005-2006.
Mathematical Analysis for Data and Image Processing in an Integrated Computational Environment,
(R. DeVore (PI), co-PI R.Sharpley) (DURIP/ONR) , $71,235 plus $27,229 University match, 2004-2005.
Achieving National Prominence In Computational Science & Mathematics, (R.DeVore (PI), co-PI's
R. Sharpley and C. Bennett) (USC VP for Research Grant with Dean's match), $210,000, 2001-2002.
Development of a Multiresolution Digital Elevation Framework (with cultural attributes) for Demonstration of Emergency Response/Defense for SC, (R. DeVore-PI, co-PI's R. Sharpley and P. Petrushev) (VP for Research/College Grant) $50,000, 2001-2002.
Rapid Approximation, Registration And Rendering Of Digital Terrain Elevation Data In An Immersive Environment, (R. DeVore/R. Sharpley PI's) (DURIP/ONR) $144,205, 2001-2002.
Image Processing for Digital Terrain Elevation Data, (R. DeVore/R. Sharpley PI's) (DoD/ONR), $449,997 plus $128,951 State EPSCoR match, 2000-2003.
Advanced Wavelet Methods for Image and Signal Processing, (R. DeVore-PI, co-PI's Sharpley and others) (DoD/ONR), $449,997, 1999-2002.
Scientific Computing Research Environments for the Mathematical Sciences, PI (with 7 co-PI's) (NSF), $44,741, 2000-2001.
Highly Nonlinear Algorithms for Wavelet Based Image Processing with Military Applications, (PI-R. DeVore, co-PI's Sharpley and H. Wang) (DOD/DURIP), $168,887, 1998-1999.
Highly Nonlinear Algorithms for Wavelet Based Image Processing with Military Applications, (PI- Ronald DeVore, co-PI's Sharpley and others) (DOD-Combat Readiness), $440,001, 1997-2001.
Wavelet-Based Image Processing for Military Applications, (PI-R. DeVore, co-PI's Sharpley and others) (DoD/ONR), $458,825, 1997-2001.
A High Performance Connection for Research at the University of South Carolina, (PI-W. Pauley, CoPI's R. DeVore/R. Sharpley) (NSF Internet II), $350,000, 1998-1999.
Parallelization of a Monte Carlo EPA Composite Model with Transformation Products, PI (HydroGeoLogic/EPA), $13,875, 1997-1998.
Interactive Simulations on Remote Servers and Wavelet Data Compression, PI (subaward to Univ. Florida/NASA), $10,000, 1998-1999.
Ground Challenge Problems in Environmental Modeling and Remediation: Groundwater Transport, PI
(DOE), $448,800, 1995-1997.
Digital Imaging of DNAPL Characterization, PI (SCUREF), $30,932, 1995-1996.
Partnership In Computational Science, PI (ORNL-DOE), $380,206, 1992-1995.
Partnership In Computational Science Startup, Co-PI (DOE/Intel), $10,000, 1993-1994.
Partnership In Computational Science Equipment, (PI-P. Huray, Co-PI with R. White and C. Bennett)
(DOE), $500,000, 1991.