FY'14 TechFee Proposals

Here are the Technology Fee Proposals submitted for fiscal year FY'14 in PDF format.  The first five were awarded grants for a total of $323,824.  Please note: The Tech Fee Committee included comments regarding each proposal that can be useful for future submissions.

NAME PROPOSAL AMOUNT GRAD STUDENTS

UGRAD 

STUDENTS

TOTAL STUDENTS COMMITTEE COMMENTS
George Riley/Richard Fujimoto Instructional High-Performance Computing $141,732 220 620 840 Fully Funded

Constantine Dovrolis

Networking Lab

$45,152

75

150

225

Fully Funded
 

Frank Dellaert

Robotics

$21,586

30

70

100

40 Robots

Blair Macintyre

Digital Media and Graphics Lab (DMGL)

$32,486

622

1097

1719

Need monitors for existing machines

Russ Clark/Cedric Stallworth/K. Ramachandran Mobile Device Programming Equipment $123,368 622 1097 1719 Remove staffing and Apple course

David Mercer

Networking Firewall

$71,855

622

1097

1719

Tied to cloud storage, consider together next year? Academic impact unclear

David Mercer Instructional Cloud Storage $48,457 622 1097 1719 Good idea, need campus solution, consider next year?
Sean Brennan/Scott Gilliland Prototype Lab $135,865 622 1097 1719 Remove staffing
Stacey Grayson KACB 1116 Digital AV Upgrade $51,488 622 1097 1719 Low priority for tech fee

Thad Starner

InVention Lab

$54,400

622

1097

1719
 

Remove stafing

Randy Carpenter KACB Atrium AV Technology $43,671 622 1097 1719 Not appropriate use of tech fee funds
Keith Edwards Eye Tracking System $28,460 622 1097 1719 Research-focused
David Mercer Instructional Student Assistants $14,880 622 1097 1719 All Labor not supported