CMU

Funding and Awards

Awards

Thomas Lord Endowed Chair of Engineering, CMU, 2015

Outstanding Alumni, School of Information Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 2014

DBC Endowed Chair, CU Boulder (2012)

Provost Faculty Achievement Award, University of Colorado (2009)

Outstanding Junior Faculty, College of Engineering and Applied Science

IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2009)

IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2008)

IBM Faculty Partnership Award (2005)

Federal Communications Commission Outstanding Service in the Public Interest Award (2000)

Federal Communications Commission Special Act Awards - two-time recipient (1999, 2000)

Grants

2014

FTTH Council, $44,000, Value of Fiber in home prices.

2013

Google Faculty Award, $20,000 (with Savage and Molnar)

NSF, Collaborative Research: WISER Dynamic Spectrum Access Platform and Infrastructure, $424,996.00, 9/2013 - 9/2015, Grunwald (PI) and Sicker (co-PI).

(on leave in USG from 2009 - 2012)

2010

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Architecture for Cognitive Radio Operations for UAS, US Federal Aviation Admin (FAA), $386,294, 7/2010 – 4/2012, PI Tim Brown, co-PI Doug Sicker.

Internet Society, Privacy Policy Automation, $50,000, 1/2010 – 12/2010, Douglas Sicker (PI) and Dirk Grunwald.

National Science Foundation, “Biologically Inspired Algorithms” $300,000, (5/2010 – 5/2012), Douglas C. Sicker (PI).

2009

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), The Role of Cognitive Radio in Remote Operation of UAS, Federal Aviation Administration Cooperative Agreement, $189,620, 8/2009 – 8/2011, Tim Brown (PI) and Douglas C. Sicker (co-PI),

IBM Faculty Partnership Award, Wireless Security, $10,000, 2009, Douglas C. Sicker (PI).

Sierra Nevada (DOD subcontract), Feasibility analysis of Cognitive Radios in Gorgon Stare, $26,000, (9/2009 – 5/2010), Douglas C. Sicker (PI).

National Science Foundation, Crisis Informatics, 9/2009 – 9/2014, $2,400,000, Leysia Palen (PI), Ken Anderson, Jim Martin and Douglas C. Sicker

2008

National Science Foundation, Crisis Informatics, 9/2009 – 9/2014, $2,400,000, Leysia Palen (PI), Ken Anderson, Jim Martin and Douglas C. Sicker

Prior to tenure:

DARPA
Douglas C. Sicker (PI), Tim Brown, Dale Hatfield, Tom Lookabaugh, Phil Weiser; DARPA XG Phase III contract for Cognitive Radio Development, $526,679 (2/2006–9/2008).

Dirk Grunwald (PI) and Douglas C. Sicker, WANN (Wireless Adaptable Network Nodes, $25,000 (2007).
National Science Foundation
Douglas C. Sicker (PI), NSF "DySPAN Conference Travel," $32,000, (1/2006 - 9/2007).

Dirk Grunwald, Douglas C. Sicker, Tim Brown, Peter Mathias, NSF NETS-FIND, "Wireless Wormholes," $600,000 (9/2006 - 9/2009).

Douglas C. Sicker (PI), NSF "DySPAN Travel Conference," $20,000, (9/2005 - 9/2006).

Dirk Grunwald (PI), Tim Brown, Douglas C. Sicker; NSF CRI "Wireless Building Blocks," $600,000 (plus $120,000 matching) (8/2005 - 8/2009).

Dirk Grunwald (PI), John Black, Douglas C. Sicker; NSF NETS "Adaptive Routing with SDR," $500,000 (6/2005 - 6/2008).

Tim Brown (PI), Dirk Grunwald, Dale Hatfield, Douglas C. Sicker, Phil Weiser; NSF ITR "Spectrum Plenty," $300,000 (11/2004 - 11/2007).
Cisco Systems
Douglas C. Sicker (PI), Tom Lookabaugh, Scott Savage; Broadband Technology Study, $90,000 (9/2002 - 9/2003).

Microsoft
Patrick Ryan (PI), John Bennett, Tom Lookabaugh, Douglas C. Sicker, Phil Weiser; Trusted Computing, $50,000 (12/2004 - 12/2005).

Internet2
Douglas C. Sicker (PI); SIP Client development, $6,000 (9/2002 - 9/2003).

NET Institute
Douglas C. Sicker (PI); "The Feasibility of a Certification Process for VoIP Emergency Services," $15,000 (6/2004 - 9/2004).

Colorado Institute of Technology (CIT)
Douglas C. Sicker (PI); “Remote Learning Laboratory” $49,600 (2004).

GIFTS - I received the following equipment gifts while at CU over the last 10 years.
Agilent - $58,000

Avaya - $60,000

Echostar - $24,000

Finistar - $10,000

Intel - $94,000

SIP SW - $100,000

StillSecure - $50,000

SUN - $6,000

Xlinix - $15,000