Research Grants and Contracts

Remark: Unless otherwise noted, I served as PI or as
Co-PI with the other persons listed on these grants.
  • 2011-2014: “Theoretical Frameworks and
    Socio-Technical Systems for Fostering Smart
    Communities in Smart Grid Environments,” $749,708,
    NSF-CISE-IIS-SoCS
  • 2010-2013: “CDI-Type I: Transformative Models of
    Learning and Discovery in Cultures of
    Participation”, $ 660,000, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2010-2011: “SoCS: Energy Sustainability and Smart
    Grids: Fostering and Supporting Cultures of
    Participation in the Energy Landscape of the
    Future”, $ 249,525, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2009-2010: SoD-Team: A Meta-Design Framework for
    Participative Software Systems, REU Grant, $ 16,000,
    NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2008-2009: “SGER: Increasing Participation and
    Sustaining a Research Community in Creativity and
    IT” ,$100,000, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2007-2008: “Giving All Stakeholders a Voice”,
    $150K, SAP Labs, Palo Alto
  • 2007-2008: “Motivating and Empowering Users to
    Become Active Contributors”, $60K, Google Research
    Award
  • 2007-2008: “SGER: A New Generation Wiki for
    Supporting a Research Community in Creativity and
    IT”, $199,974, NSF-CISE-IIS
  • 2006-2009: “A Meta-Design Framework for
    Participative Software Systems”, $745,448; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation, CISE, Science of Design
    Program http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/~SoD/
  • 2005-2006: “CLever: Building Cognitive Levers to
    help people help themselves”, $ 160,000; Sponsor:
    Coleman Institute http://l3d.cs.colorado.edu/clever/index.html
  • 2005: “Creativity Support Tools” (with Ben
    Shneiderman; grant awarded to the University of
    Maryland), $45,000, Sponsor: NSF CISE — Support for
    a Workshop, Washington, DC
  • 2004-2005: “SGER: Designing and developing mobile
    computing infrastructures and architectures to
    support people with cognitive disabilities and
    caregivers in authentic everyday tasks”, $ 107,000;
    Sponsor: NSF CISE
  • 2004-2005: “Smart Care — Socio-Technical
    Environments for People with Cognitive
    Disabilities”, $ 30,000K, Sponsor: Imagine!,
    Boulder, CO 2000 – 2005: “CLever: Building Cognitive
    Levers to help people help themselves”, $ 2,400,000;
    Sponsor: Coleman Family Foundation
  • 2002: “Enhancing Collaborative Learning Among
    Researchers, Practitioners, and Students at CSCL
    2002” (with Hal Eden, and Gerry Stahl), $49,860,
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Directorate of
    Education and Human Resources (support for the CSCL
    conference in January, Boulder)
  • 2001-2004: “Social Creativity and Meta-Design in
    Lifelong Learning Communities” (with Ernesto Arias,
    Hal Eden, and Michael Eisenberg), $ 1,450,000;
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Directorate of
    Education and Human Resources
  • 2000 – 2003: “CLever: Building Cognitive Levers to
    help people help themselves”, $ 1,600,000 Mio;
    Sponsor: Coleman Family Foundation
  • 2000: “Informed Participation — A Foundation for
    Creating Shared Understanding in Collaborative
    Design and Decision Making”, $ 60,000; Sponsor: ONR
  • 1997-2001: “Allowing Learners to be Articulate:
    Incorporating Automated Text Evaluation into
    Collaborative Software Environments” (with W.
    Kintsch and T.K. Landauer), $678,239; Sponsor: James
    S. McDonnell Foundation
  • 1997-2000: “Explorations in the Design of Future
    Computational Systems for Every-Day Life”, $450,00,
    Sponsor: PFU, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
  • 1997-2000: “Conceptual Frameworks and Computational
    Support for Organizational Memories and
    Organizational Learning” (with J. Ostwald and G.
    Stahl), $725,000; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation
  • 1996-1999: “Lifelong Learning – Bringing Learning
    Activities to Life” (with M. Eisenberg, H. Eden, and
    A. Repenning), $1,935,996; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation
  • 1996-1997: “Shared Interaction in Support of
    Design, Learning and Planning” (with E. Arias and H.
    Eden), $61,300; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1996-1997: “Making Learning a Part of Life:
    Theories, Technologies, Practices, and Assessment in
    Support of Lifelong Learning”, Collaborative
    Research on Learning Technology (CRLT) Center
    Planning Grant (with 12 Co-PIs), $50,000; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation
  • 1995-1996: “Learning by Design: Environments to
    Support Reinventing and Reengineering Education as a
    Lifelong Process” (with H. Eden, M. Eisenberg and A.
    Repenning), $398,482; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation
  • 1994-1996: “Next Generation Authoring Tools &
    Instructional Applications”, $414,235; Sponsor:
    Technology Reinvestment Program (TRP)
  • 1994-1997: “Designing Useful and Usable
    Computational Environments” (with M. Eisenberg);
    $900,000; Sponsor: Advanced Research Projects Agency
    (ARPA)
  • 1994-1997: “Human-Centered, Intelligent Agents
    Supporting Communication and Collaboration in
    Domain-Oriented Design Environments”; $210,000;
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1994-1995: “Learning on Demand – Using Networks for
    the Integration of School and Workplace Learning”
    (with H. Eden and M. Eisenberg), $436,141; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation
  • 1992-1995: “Mastering High-Functionality Systems by
    Supporting Learning on Demand” (with M. Eisenberg);
    $1,068,097; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
  • 1992-1994: “Beyond Object Oriented Programming: A
    Knowledge-Based Architecture for Contextualized
    Software Design”; $64,700; Sponsor: Colorado
    Advanced Software Institute, Denver, CO
  • 1992-1993: “Effective Use of Parallel and
    Distributed Computing”; $49,193; Sponsor: National
    Science Foundation
  • 1990-1993: “Supporting Collaborative Design with
    Integrated Knowledge-Based Design Environments”
    (with A. Lemke and R. McCall); $700,000; Sponsor:
    National Science Foundation
  • 1990-1993: CU-USWest Partnership Program (with C.
    Lewis, R. King, A. Lemke, G. Nutt, N. Pennington and
    P. Polson), $746,969; Sponsor: USWest Advanced
    Technologies, Boulder, CO
  • 1990-1995: “Effective Use of Parallel and
    Distributed Computing” (contributing investigator),
    $1,999,687; Sponsor: National Science Foundation,
    CISE Institutional Infrastructure Grant
  • 1988-1991: “Design Principles for Comprehensible
    Systems” (with W. Kintsch, C. Lewis, and P. Polson);
    $1,171,246; Sponsor: National Science Foundation
    (group grant)
  • 1986-1991: “Theories, Methods and Tools for the
    Design of User-Centered Computer Systems” (with W.
    Kintsch); $986,867; Sponsor: Army Research Institute
    (ARI)
  • 1987-1989: “Software Development Environment
    Research” (with R. King, G. Nutt, and L. Osterweil);
    $440,700; Sponsor: USWest Advanced Technologies,
    Englewood, CO
  • 1986-1988: “The Application of Knowledge
    Engineering Techniques to Automatic Compiler
    Construction” (with V. Heuring and W. Waite);
    $337,204; Sponsor: Army Research Office
  • 1985-1989: “A Facility for Research in Distributed
    Numerical Computation, Software Environments and
    Artificial Intelligence” (contributing
    investigator); $4,900,000; Sponsor: National Science
    Foundation and CU-Boulder
  • 1987-1992: “Optoelectronic Computing Systems”
    (COCS) (contributing investigator); $14,500,000;
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation and CU-Boulder
  • 1986: “Artificial Intelligence Research to support
    Human-Computer Communication, Intelligent Tutoring
    Systems and Software Engineering”; $2,500,000;
    Equipment Grant from Hewlett Packard, (with C.
    Lewis)
  • 1985-1986: “Enhancing Incremental Learning
    Processes with Knowledge-based Systems”; $243,000;
    Sponsor: Office of Naval Research
  • 1985: NSF Equipment Grant (with V. Heuring, W.
    Waite, M. Lightner, C. Lewis, and L. Osterweil);
    $150,000; Sponsor: NSF Engineering Program
  • 1984-1988: “WISDOM: Knowledge-Based Systems for
    Office Communication, Document Processing and
    Human-Computer Communication” (with Triumph-Adler
    and GMD); $11,500,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1983-1984: “Knowledge acquisition”; $100,000;
    Sponsor: Triumph-Adler, Nuernberg, Germany
  • 1983-1985: “Knowledge-based systems and
    human-computer communication” (with R.
    Gunzenhaeuser); $1,300,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1981-1982: “Integrated, interactive, personal
    information manipulation systems” (with R.
    Gunzenhaeuser); $600,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Research and Technology
  • 1980-1981: “Evaluation study of natural language
    question/answering systems” (with J. Laubsch);
    $150,000; Sponsor: German Federal Ministry of
    Research and Technology
  • 1975-1977: “Problem Solving with Interactive
    Computer System: Project LOGO” (contributing
    investigator); $675,000; Sponsor: German Federal
    Ministry of Science and Education

Financial Support from Companies

  • 1993-present: PFU, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan for the
    Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1993-1998: NYNEX Science and Technology for the
    Center for LifeLong Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1997-1998: DaimlerBenz Forschung und Technik, Ulm,
    Germany for the Center for LifeLong Learning &
    Design (L3D)
  • 1993-1994: Siemens Corporation, Munich, Germany for
    the Human-Computer Communications Group
  • 1993-1994: USWest Foundation for the Research
    Program “Learning on Demand”
  • 1992-1994: Equipment grants from Apple Computer,
    Inc., Cupertino, CA for the Human-Computer
    Communication Group and the Center for LifeLong
    Learning & Design (L3D)
  • 1989-1998: NYNEX Science and Technology for the
    NYNEX/CU Graduate Fellowship
  • 1989-present: Software Research Associates (SRA),
    Tokyo, Japan and Boulder, CO for the Human-Computer
    Communication Group and the Center for LifeLong
    Learning & Design (L3D)
 

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