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CURRENT GRANTS / RESEARCH

Modular Steps Towards Broadening Expertise in Critical Infrastructure Protection, NSF CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS); $244,297 This multi-partner project will build knowledge and expertise in Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) at the high school and undergraduate levels. Although CIP-related concepts and dissemination efforts have targeted graduate students, very little curricular material is available to the high school and undergraduate population in a suitable pedagogic modality. (Co-PIs S. Mishra, R. Raj, C. Romanowski, J. Schneider, T. Howles; 2013-2015).

Leveraging Historical Emergency Data to Support Emergency Management (LMI); $43,879 to develop a proof of concept for systems approach to learning historical emergency data to support emergency management, including a historical analysis of emergency data to increase overall understanding of the interaction between events, critical infrastructure, and FR resources , improving decision making based on optimal allocation policies and logistics. (Co-PIs C. Romanowski, J. Schneider, S. Mishra, R. Raj; 2013-2014).

Rochester Monroe County Urban Area Security Initiative Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources Analysis, Department of Homeland Security. (DHS)/Monroe County/Emergency Management (MCEM). Phase II, $150,000 to design and execute a multinodal risk analysis model of critical infrastructure, services and key resources for mid- sized urban areas. Involves controlled (PCII) information and data, capture and (A/CAMS) collection; Originator of idea to create an effort focusing on assessment, design and prioritization and creation of more robust community infrastructure (Co-PIs J. Schneider, C. Romanowski, and J. Rogers; 2012-2014).

Rochester Monroe County Urban Area Security Initiative - Child Care Emergency Planning Services. Department of Homeland Security. (DHS)/Monroe County/Emergency Management (MCEM); $38,594. To assess state of planning and readiness of childcare facilities in the Rochester region; create emergency planning templates and tools for provider use. (Co-PIs J. Schneider, C. Romanowski, and J. Pardee; 2013-2014). Download Summary (CEP)

Completed Grants/ Research

Analysis & Evaluation of Integrated Data Fusion and Robust Support Systems for Emergency Management Communications, Department of Homeland Security. (DHS)/Monroe County/Emergency Management (MCEM); $309,318 for phase 1 analysis and mapping of regional informational and decisional support needs for emergency management and disaster response and recovery. (Co-PIs J. Schneider, D. McKeown, S. Mishra, R. Raj, J. Rogers, and C. Romanowski 2012-2013). Download Summary (Fusion A)

Rochester Monroe County Urban Area Security Initiative Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources Analysis, Department of Homeland Security. (DHS)/Monroe County/Emergency Management (MCEM). Phase I, $125,000 to design and execute a multinodal risk analysis model of critical infrastructure, services. (Co-PIs J. Schneider, C. Romanowski, and J. Rogers; 2011-2013). Download Summary (UASI 1)

“Critical Infrastructure/Key Resources GAP Analysis Project for Ontario County,” DHS-Department of Homeland Security/Ontario County; $26,249. To assess and report the qualified CI/KR for a local county (CO-PIs J. Schneider, C. Romanowski; 2012) Download Summary (UASI Ontario)

Nuclear Regulatory Commission: Awards of approximately $250,000 to design curricular materials for nuclear energy and radiation safety/ risk; (Co-Pis Beth Carle and J. Schneider; 2011)

Department of Education Emergency Management: Award; approximately $392,000 to design & implement emergency management systems; J. Schneider senior advisor/ grant activity reviewer. (PI Lynn Daley) 

Harwood Grant (US DOL, OSHA 46B4-HT15): Award; $177,000 to design, assess and create safety training materials related to food processing and related  arehousing, including Spanish language materials; materials were peer reviewed and approved by OSHA technical experts with no major changes and disseminated by OSHA on their governmental website and through print media; (Co-PIs J. Schneider and K. Van Strander; 2005)

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