IS Faculty Receive Grant Funding from Federal Government
—Jan. 25, 2008
Faculty members in the Department of Information Systems and Technology Management have received numerous
grants from the federal government this past year.
Two faculty members have received over $200,000 from the U.S. Air Force to conduct research. Dr. Glenn
Dietrich, associate professor and chair of the department, received $146,000 for his project titled "Extending
Data Mining Algorithms to Intrusion Detection Systems." Dr. Mukul Gupta, assistant professor of information
systems, received $66,000 for his project, "Intrusion Detection Using Evolutionary Learning with Multiple Agents." Intrusion
detection in information security is the act of detecting actions that attempt to compromise the confidentiality, integrity
or availability of a resource.
In addition the department received over $200,000 from the National Security Agency for continued funding
of student scholarships and for equipping state-of-the-art computer labs.