Chapman University’s Office of Research offered the Research Seed Fund for the first time this year. The Research Seed Fund provides competitive, merit-based support to short-term projects intended to support Chapman University faculty in the development of new and innovative research.

Awards are for a maximum of $20,000 and a period of 12 months. All full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty with active research were eligible for this opportunity.

We are pleased to announce two faculty members were awarded funds from Fowler School of Engineering:

VRMoVi: Towards an AI-powered Human-interactive Approach for VR Motion Visualization and Analysis ($20,000)
Dr. Trudi Qi, Fowler School of Engineering

A Platform for Programming Reliable Smart Contracts (the PRiSM platform)($19,800)
Dr. Alexander Kurz, Fowler School of Engineering
Collaborators: Dr. Andrea Bracciali, University of Stirling, UK and Dr. Mohammad Hammoudeh, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

Learn More about Chapman University’s Office of Research.