Our research has been made possible by funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF),
the Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Facebook,
the Texas National Security Network, and The University of Texas at Arlington.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in our research results are those of the author(s)
and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies.
NSF Award #1937143. Convergence Accelerator Phase I (RAISE): Credible Open Knowledge Network. Chengkai Li (PI), Sibel Adalı (RPI), Jun Yang (Duke), Yinghui Wu (Case Western Reserve University), Xiaojing Liao (Indiana). $999,870, Sept. 2019-May. 2020.
ExploreCSR Grant, Google. OurCS@DFW: Broadening Participation of Undergraduate Women in Computing through a Research-Focused Workshop. Chengkai Li (PI), Ming Li, Shirin Nilizadeh, Carter Tiernan. $26,000, Sept. 2019-Aug. 2020.
Academic Alliance Seed Fund, National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT). Student Computing Research Festival: Broadening Participation of Women and Underrepresented Groups in Systems and Networking Research. Chengkai Li (PI), Ming Li, Shirin Nilizadeh. $10,000, May 2019-Apr. 2020.
NSF Award #1719054. III: Small: Towards End-to-End Computer-Assisted Fact-Checking. Chengkai Li (PI), Mark Tremayne. $320,780, Sept. 2017-Aug. 2020.
(Collaborative grant with Duke University (Jun Yang (PI)). The lead institution is UTA. The total of the grant is $500,000.)
Texas National Security Network Excellence Fund. Bot vs. Bot: Automated Detection of Fake-news Bot.
Chengkai Li (PI), Christoph Csallner, Angela Lee (UTD), Zhiqiang Lin (UTD), Mark Tremayne. $30,000, Jun. 2017-May 2018.
Knight Prototype Fund, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ClaimBuster. Chengkai Li (PI), Naeemul Hassan, Mark Tremayne, Bill Adair, Jun Yang, Cong Yu. $35,000, Nov. 2015-Apr. 2016.
UT Arlington Research Enhancement Program (REP): Mashing Up Information on the Web. Chengkai Li (PI). $10,000. Sept. 2008-Aug. 2009.
Dr. Chengkai Li also participated in two National Natural Science Foundation of China Grants led by Dr. Wei Hu of Nanjing University: #61872172 (Research on Representation Learning Based RDF Data Linkage Methods, RMB630,000, Sept. 2018-Aug. 2021) and #61370019 (Research on Crowdsourcing Entity Linkage for the Semantic Web, RMB780,000, Jan. 2014-Dec. 2017).
Dr. Chengkai Li would also like to thank HP Labs China for inviting him to visit them in the Summer of 2010/11/12 and covering the expense of his stay.
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