nvc-11Chang-Tien Lu, associate director of DAC and associate professor of computer science has been awarded a $300,000 subcontract from the United States Army Research Office and United States Army Engineer Research and Development Center.  He will use the grant to develop an automated tool to make sense of data captured in news articles, tweets, images, and audio and video streams.

Naren Ramarkishnan, director of DAC and professor of computer science along with Ing-Ray Chen, also a professor of computer science are co-principle investigators of the grant.  They will help Lu oversee the projects research.  To read more about grant click here.