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GRANTS & FUNDING

Title: Cybersecurity Innovation and Research Center for University-Industry Technologies (CIRCUIT)
Investigator: Sanjay Goel (PI)
Organization: Economic Development Agency
Program: FY 2016 EDA University Center Economic Development Program Competition
Amount: $583,611
Duration: 08/01/2016 – 07/31/2021
Proposed Work: Develop Regional Cybersecurity Economic Development Consortium

Title: Partnership to Advance Cybersecurity Education and Training (PACET)
Investigator: Sanjay Goel (PI)
Organization: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Program: NIST RAMPS
Amount: $197,085
Duration: 10/01/2016 – 12/31/2017
Proposed Work: Strengthen regional cybersecurity educational pipeline and workforce capacity based on industry needs.
Title: Privacy Preserving Cooperation among Microgrids for Efficient Load Management on the Grid
Investigators: Yuan Hong (PI) / Sanjay Goel (Co-PI)
Organization: National Science Foundation
Program: Secure and Trustworthy Computing (SaTC) / CISE
Amount: $497,000
Duration: 09/01/2016 – 08/31/2018
Proposed Work: Develop Algorithms for Privacy Preserving Cooperation in Microgrids
Title: THE NEW SECURITY CALCULUS: Incentivizing Good User Security Behavior
Investigators: Sanjay Goel (PI) / Kevin Williams (Co-PI)
Organization: National Science Foundation
Program: Secure and Trustworthy Computing (SaTC) / SBE
Amount: $497,000
Duration: 09/15/2016 – 09/14/2018
Proposed Work: Behavioral analysis to understand impact of incentives on organizational security compliance.
Title: Insider Threat Detection in Organizations and Enterprises
Investigators: Satish Iyengar (GE PI) / Sanjay Goel (UAlbany PI – Overall Co-PI)
Organization: Intelligence Advanced Research Project Activity
Program: Scientific advances to Continuous Insider Threat Detection (SCITE) Program
Amount: $5.4 million – (UAlbany Share: $1.516 million)
Duration: 03/01/16 – 02/28/19
Proposed Work: Develop and test methodologies for detection of insider threat in organizations
Title: UAlbany Blackstone Launchpad
Investigators: Sanjay Goel (PI)
Organization: The Blackstone Foundation
Amount: 1.16 million dollars (800,000 from Blackstone)
Duration: 09/01/15 – 08/31/18
Proposed Work: Develop an innovation hub to mentor and support students in entrepreneurial activities and support economic development in New York’s Capital Region.
Title: Estimating Behavior and Attitudes on Energy Conservation and Smart Grid Adoption across Different Market Segments
Investigators: Goel, S. (co-PI), Williams, K. (PI)
Organization: NYSERDA
Amount: $100,000
Duration: 06/01/15 – 05/31/15
Proposed Work: Understand user adoption of smart grid, particularly shifting of demand to lean times, and self-regulation in adopting energy conserving practices.
Title: Media Piracy Measures
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI), Gais, T. (Co-PI)
Organization: NBC Universal
Amount: $200,000
Duration: 10/01/13 – 09/30/15
Proposed Work: To study online music sharing behavior of students and understand its psychological basis; to study incentives (and their persistence) to motivate students to accept legal services for music download.
Title: Smart Grid Behavioral Analysis
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI), Williams, K. (Co-PI)
Organization: University at Albany, State University of New York (FRAP B)
Amount: $4,000
Duration: 10/13 – 10/14
Proposed Work: Preliminary work on smart meter adoption to develop initial evidence in support of the Smart Grid adoption grant. This work resulted in obtaining the 100k grant from NYSERDA.
Title: EDU: Flipping the Online Security Classroom – Improving Retention of Security Student Pipeline through Early Intervention
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI), Williams, K. (Co-PI)
Program: Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC)
Organization: National Science Foundation
Amount: $298,197
Duration: 09/15/13 – 08/31/15
Proposed Work: Develop a unique pedagogic model of online flipped classroom for security education.
Title: Digital Forensics Major
Investigators: Sanjay Goel
Partners: Information Technology Management, Accounting, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Computer Science
Program: NY SUNY 2020 UAlbany Impact Proposal for New Faculty
Organization: University at Albany, State University of New York
Amount: 6 faculty hires to support new digital forensics major in School of Business
Duration: 01/01/11 – 12/31/14
Proposed Work: Successful competitive grant (UA 2020 program) for creating undergraduate concentration in Digital Forensics, resulting in support for 6 faculty hires in School of Business.
Title: Innovative Information Security Education (P116S100004)
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI), Williams, K. (Co-PI)
Partners: Baumansky Moscow State Technical University
Program: US-Russia Program
Organization: Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (U.S. Department of Education)
Amount: $389,777
Duration: 01/01/11 – 12/31/15
Proposed Work: Created an exchange program with Baumann Moscow State Technical University in information security education.
Title: Understanding the Implications of a Self-Organized Traffic Grid
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Program: 21st Century Science Initiative Grant: Studying Complex Systems
Organization:
James S. McDonnell Foundation
Amount: $378,375
Duration: 01/01/11 – 12/31/17
Proposed Work: Develop self-organized of traffic signals that adapt their behavior to their immediate neighbors and self-time signals to minimize wait at intersections.
Title: Transatlantic Cyber Intelligence Network
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: Palantir Inc.,
Amount: $2.25 M
Duration: 06/09 – 06/12
Proposed Work: Tools and support to develop a transatlantic cyber threat data analysis program using both structured and unstructured data.
Title: Investigating Complex Systems: Can Communicating Light Signals Reduce Congestion and Emissions?
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: AT&T Foundation
Amount: $25,000
Duration: 06/09 – 05/10
Proposed Work: Evaluate the ecological impact of self-organization models in traffic optimization.
Title: Self-Organized Transport System
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Amount: $142,000
Duration: 06/09 – 05/12
Proposed Work: Detailed study of viability of deploying self-organized traffic signals in Albany.
Title: Self-Organization and Communication in Nano-Sensors: Analyzing a Network of Random Carbon Nano-Tubes
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: University at Albany, State University of New York, School of Business
Amount: $5,000
Duration: 07/09 – 06/10
Proposed Work: Examine the use of self-organization concepts in analyzing a network of random carbon nano-tubes
Title: NIJ FY08 OST Congressionally Directed Award – NERFI
Investigators: Orokos, D. (PI), Goel, S. (Co-PI), Stzralkowski, T. (co-PI)
Organization: National Institute of Justice
Amount: $514,249
Duration: 07/08 – 08/10
Proposed Work:
Title: Self-Organization of Traffic
Investigator: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: Region II University Transportation Research Center
Amount: $25,000
Duration: 07/08 – 08/08
Proposed Work: Preliminary work on developing a self-organized traffic signal optimization model.
Title: Information Classification Training
Investigator: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: NYS Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination
Amount: $44,244
Duration: 05/2008 – 06/2009
Proposed Work: Statewide tour of New York to promote Data Classification Policy among local governments.
Title: Analysis of Malicious Code in an Automated Quarantined Environment
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Program: FRAP (A/B)
Agency: University at Albany, State University of New York
Amount: ~$8,000
Duration: 06/07 – 06/08
Proposed Work: Develop and test a quarantined environment to study behavior of malware propagation, resulting in setting up of quarantined security research lab.
Title: Computing the Exposure of Firms to Security Breaches: Based on Event-Study Methodology
Investigator: Goel, S.
Organization: Center for Institutional Investment Management
Amount: $5,000
Duration: 05/07 – 05/08
Proposed Work: Follow-up work to study the impact of security breaches on market valuation of firms. Resulted in a publication.
Title: Creating Data Classification Policies for New York State.
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Organization: NYS Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination
Amount: $55,000
Duration: 09/15/06 – 04/30/07
Proposed Work: Create official Data Classification Policy for all New York State government agencies.
Title: Capital Region Cyber Crime Partnership
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI – UAlbany), Byrne, S. (PI – NYPTI), Stevens. R. (PI NYSP)
Partners: NY Prosecutors Training Institute, NY State Police
Program: Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Discretionary Grants Program
Organization: Bureau of Justice Assistance
Amount: $246,800
Duration: 10/01/06 – 09/30/07
Proposed Work: Support partnership activities through research and educational projects, including studying behavior and geographical dispersion of sexual offenders.
Title: Estimating the Impact of Security Breaches using Stock Valuations
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI)
Program: Advisory Board Research Award
Organization: School of Business
Amount: $5,000
Duration: 04/01/06 – 04/01/07
Proposed Work: Preliminary work to study the impact of security breaches on market valuation of firms. Resulted in one publication.
Title: Capital Region Cyber Crime Partnership
Investigators: Goel, S. (PI – UAlbany), Byrne, S. (PI – NYPTI), Stevens. R. (PI NYSP)
Partners: NY Prosecutors Training Institute, NY State Police
Program: Omnibus Appropriations Bill
Organization: Commerce, Justice, and State Departments
Amount: $225,000
Duration: 09/01/05 – 08/31/06
Proposed Work: Support partnership activities through research and educational projects including curriculum development and study of recidivism.
Title: Information Security Education in the Public Sector
Investigators: Bloniarz, P. (PI), Goel, S. (Co-PI), and Berg, G. (Co-PI)
Program: SFS-Institutional Development
Organization: National Science Foundation
Amount: $200,000
Duration: 07/01/02 – 07/01/06
Proposed Work: Developing online curriculum in cyber security in collaboration with Purdue University
Title: The Information Security Academy: A Partnership Model for Building Public Sector Capacity
Investigators: Bloniarz, P. (PI), Gangolly, J. (co-PI), Goel, S. (co-PI), Erbacher, R. (co-PI), Berg, G. (co-PI), and Bangert-Drowns, R. (co-PI)
Program: Fund for Improvement to Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE)
Organization: United States Department of Education
Amount: $485,883