August 24, 2016: UIC CS Professors and collaborators receive two new federal grants

Congratulations to UIC Computer Science Assistant Professor Brian Ziebart (PI), and co-PIs Barbara Di Eugenio and Bing Liu (UIC Computer Science), Ben Gerber (UIC Medicine), and Lisa Sharp (UIC Pharmacy) on a new $300,000 NSF grant titled "EAGER: The Virtual Assistant Health Coach: Summarization and Assessment of Goal-Setting Dialogues" running from August 2016 to July 2017. Abstract available at

Also, congratulations to Prof. Ziebart on a new $50,000 Air Force subcontract running from June 2016 to March 2017 for "Air Force STTR Phase 1: Value of Information in Strategic Models for Target Recognition". (The subcontract is from Novateur Research, where Khurram Hassan-Shafique is the PI.)

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