Congratulations to Prof. Dimitris Metaxas and his collaborators for being awarded a DoD Multi-University Research Initiative (MURI) grant. The participating universities in this grant proposal include UMD, UA, UCSB, Rutgers, and Stanford. The grant?s title: “SCAN: Socio-Cultural Attitudinal Networks” in the Topic ?Media Analytics for Developing & Testing Theories of Social Structures & Interaction.? Rutgers?s portion of the grant is $1M over 5 years.
Some information about the awards can be found at: http://www.defense.gov/News-Article-View/Article/715929/dod-awards-162-million-in-university-research-funding