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  1. Identity and Access Control in the Physical and Virtual Internet of Things
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Sponsor: Mitre and University of Maryland, 2016
  2. Fine-Grained, Dynamic Virtual Resource Separation in Cloud Platforms for Assured Delivery of Cloud Based Services
    Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Army Research Office, 2015-2018
  3. Attribute Based Access Control for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service
    Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2014-2017
  4. Supply Chain Security and Quality Control in Business and Social Context
    Principal Investigator: Wei-Ming Lin
    Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Kefeng Xu, Yao Zhao
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2015-2017
    Partners: Rutgers University
  5. Design and Implementation of Cybersecurity Risk Metrics for Cloud Based IT Infrastructure
    Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: LMI Research Institute, 2015-2016
  6. Privacy-Enhanced Secure Data Provenance
    Lead Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Principal Investigator: Elisa Bertino, Murat Kantarcioglu
    Co-Principal Investigators: Alain Bensoussan, Gabrial Ghinita, Bhavani Thuraisingham, Greg White, Shouhuai Xu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2011-2016
    Partners: Purdue U., UT Dallas, U. Mass. Boston

    Completed

  7. Army STTR Phase II: Random Number Generation for High Performance Computing
    Principal Investigator: Raj Boppana
    Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Ram Tripathi
    Sponsor: Silicon Informatics, 2012-2014
     
  8. Secure Information Sharing Models for Cyber Response Teams
    Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: LMI Research Institute, 2013-2014
     
  9. Securing Named Data Networking with Lightweight Integrity Verification
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Cisco Research Center, 2013-2014
     
  10. Design of a Curriculum on Building Security Services in the Cloud
    Principal Investigator: Ram Krishnan
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Intel Corporation, 2013-2014
     
  11. Managing the Assured Information Sharing Life Cycle (AISL)
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Co-Principal Investigator: Shouhuai Xu
    Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research, MURI, 2008-2013
    Partners: Univ. of Maryland-Baltimore County, Univ. of Michigan, Univ. of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, Purdue Univ., UT Dallas
     
  12. SNGuard: Securing Dynamic Online Social Networks
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2008-2012
    Partners: Penn. State Univ., Arizona State Univ., Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte
     
  13. IAPD: A Framework for Integrated Adaptive and Proactive Defenses Against Stealthy Botnets
    Principal Investigator: Shouhuai Xu
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2009-2012
    Partner: Georgia Tech.
     
  14. Army STTR Phase I: Parrallel Random Number Generators
    Principal Investigator: Raj Boppana
    Co-Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Ram Tripathi
    Sponsor: Silicon Informatics, 2010-2011
     
  15. Institute for Cyber Security Research Superiority Grant
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: State of Texas Emerging Technology Fund, 2007-2011
    The grant that founded the Institute for Cyber Security and brought me to UTSA.
     
  16. STARS Grant for Establishing Institute for Cyber Security Laboratory
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: UT System, 2007-2010
    Another grant as incentive for my move to UTSA.
     
  17. A Systematic Defensive Framework for Combating Botnets
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Co-Principal Investigator: Shouhuai Xu
    Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, 2009
    Partners: Purdue U., UT Dallas, Texas A&M, U. of Wisconsin
     
  18. Deploying Secure Distributed Systems using LaGrande Technology: Models, Architectures and Protocols
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Intel Research Council, 2004-2009
     
  19. Secure Knowledge Management: Models and Mechanisms
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2005-2009
     
  20. Information Operations Across Infospheres
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2006-2008
    Partner: UT Dallas
     
  21. Usage Control Models, Architectures and Mechanisms Based on Integrating Authorizations, Obligations and Conditions
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 2003-2006
    The grant that produced the UCON model and paper.
     
  22. Next Generation Authentication and Access Control for the FAA
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration, 2004-2005
     
  23. Flexible Policy Models and Architectures for Client and Server-assured Document Access Controls
    Principal Investigator: Roshan Thomas, McAfee Research, Network Associates
    Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Advanced Research and Development Agency, 2003-05
     
  24. Scalable Authorization in Distributed Systems
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 1999-2002
     
  25. Sonora: Secure Metadata Models and Architectures
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Co-Investigator: Larry Kerschberg
    Sponsor: Northrop Grumman, 2001-2002
     
  26. Secure Objects
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Co-Investigators: Larry Kerschberg and Edgar Sibley
    Sponsor: National Reconnaissance Office and National Security Agency, 2000-2001
     
  27. Security and Containment Policy for the Attack Sensing, Warning and Response Laboratory
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1999-2000
     
  28. Secure Role-Based Workflow Systems
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Naval Research Laboratory, 1999
     
  29. Control and Tracking of Information Dissemination
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Lockheed Martin, 1999
     
  30. Distributed Role-Based Access Control Models and Architectures
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Sandia National Laboratories, 1999
     
  31. Role-Based Access Control on the Web
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1998-99
     
  32. Secure Remote Access
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1998
     
  33. Agent-Based Systems
    Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Prasanta Bose, Elizabeth White
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1998
     
  34. Multi-Layered Countermeasures to Vulnerabilities in Networked Systems
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1996-97
     
  35. Role-Based Access Control: Phase II
    Principal Investigator: Ed Coyne, SETA Corporation
    Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Charles Youman (SETA)
    Sponsor: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 1995-97
     
  36. Task-based Authorizations: A New Paradigm for Access Control
    Principal Investigator: Roshan Thomas, Odyssey Research Associates
    Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1995-97
     
  37. A Pragmatic Approach to the Design and Analysis of Composite Secure Systems
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1994-97
     
  38. Design of Multilevel Secure Relational Databases
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1994-96
     
  39. Role-Based Access Control: Phase I
    Principal Investigator: Hal Feinstein, SETA Corporation
    Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Ed Coyne (SETA), Charles Youman (SETA)
    Sponsor: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 1994
    The grant that produced the seminal RBAC96 model and paper.
     
  40. Architectures for Type-Based Distributed Access Control
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1993-96
     
  41. Privacy Models and Policies
    Principal Investigator: Andrew Sage, George Mason University
    Investigators: Ravi Sandhu, Sushil Jajodia and Paul Lehner
    Sponsor: Internal Revenue Service, Tax Systems Modernization Institute, 1995
     
  42. Derivation, Modeling, and Analysis of Access Control Systems
    Principal Investigators: Ravi Sandhu and Paul Ammann
    Sponsor: National Science Foundation, 1992-95
     
  43. Unified Security Models for Confidentiality and Integrity
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1992-94
     
  44. Foundations of Multilevel Secure Object-Oriented Databases
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1992-94
     
  45. Polyinstantiation in Multilevel Relations
    Principal Investigator: Sushil Jajodia
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Rome Air Development Center, Department of Defense, 1992
     
  46. Models, Mechanisms and Methods for Integrity Policies
    Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: National Security Agency, 1989-92
    The grant that produced the TAM model and paper
     
  47. Analysis of Updates of Multilevel Relations
    Principal Investigator: Sushil Jajodia
    Co-Principal Investigator: Ravi Sandhu
    Sponsor: Rome Air Development Center, Department of Defense, 1990-91