The goal of the 3 year $500,000 (UI share: $166,000) collaborative NSF grant with UC-Riverside and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) is to enable scalable and energy efficient Internet of Things (IoT) communication in cellular networks. More details of the NSF award can be found on the following link: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1617288
Shafiq also received a $8,400 unrestricted research gift from Facebook with the goal to support ongoing UI research on combating spam and reputation manipulation in online social networks.
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