Our faculty have been extremely successful in acquiring grants from a variety of local, state, and federal sources. Our major domains of grant activity are in the areas of deception detection, health communication, and Internet research.
Collaborative Research: Real: Intrinsics: An Interactive Narrative Technology to Reduce Implicit Negative Stereotyping and Improve the Climate in STEM for Underrepresented Students
National Science Foundation. 10/1/14-9/30/17. $109.124. PI: Melanie C. Green.
A positive deviance approach to improving familial consent rates
Health Resources Services Administration, Division of Transplantation. 09/01/13-08/31/16. $630,888. PI: Ashley Anker
RAPID Proposal: Psychological distance, risk perceptions and communication behaviors during the Ebola outbreak
National Science Foundation. 9/14/15-04/30/16. $84,110. PI: Janet Yang
A peer-to-peer campus campaign to promote organ donation in minority students in New York City
Health Resources Services Administration, Division of Transplantation. 09/01/09-08/31/11. $501,927. PI: Thomas Feeley. Co-PI: New York Organ Donor Network, Inc.
Promoting Organ Donation Through New Media
Health Resources Services Administration, Division of Transplantation. 09/01/08-08/31/10. $631,782. PIs: Thomas Feeley, Michael A. Stefanone. Co-PI: New York Alliance for Donation, Inc.
Increasing Organ Donation in New York through Challenge Campaigns
Health Resources Services Administration, Division of Transplantation, Division of Transplantation. 09/01/11-08/31/13. $517,136. Co-Investigators: Thomas Feeley, Michael A. Stefanone.
Socio-Cultural Media Sharing as Conversations: Sensing and Modeling Behavior in Response to Environmental Changes
Air Force Office of Scientific Research. 01/01/12-12/31/14. $483,511. Co-Investigator: Michael A. Stefanone.
Empirical Evaluation of AFERS
Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office. 2011-12. $175,000. Principal Investigator on Buffalo Subcontract: Mark Frank.
A System to Analyze Facial Features to Enable Operator Condition Tracking (AFFECT)
US Army Night Vision Lab. 2010-12. Phase II SBIR. $800,000. Principal Investigator on Buffalo Subcontract of $277,615: Mark Frank.
Studies of Terrorist Organizations and Ideologies: Emotions and Intergroup Relations
2009-13. US Air Force Research Institute, MINERVA program. $1,897,481. Co-PI, (PI on Buffalo subcontract $400,000): Mark Frank.
Emotion and preferences
Procter & Gamble Company. 2008-12. $170,000. PI: Mark Frank.
IED and Related Threats: DeceitIndication Through Person Specific Behavioral Dynamics
National Science Foundation. 2007-11. $826,000. Co-PI: Mark Frank.