Funded Projects

Current Projects

2021-2026, Patterns and Predictors of Viral Suppression: A Big Data Approach, National Institutes of Health (NIH), R01AI164947, MPI: Bankole Olatosi and Jiajia Zhang; Co-Investigators:  Zhenlong Li, Sharon Weissman, Jianjun Hu, Xiaoming Li,  ~$3,500,000  (NEW!)

2021-2022, Identifying a COVID-19 patient cohort based on Twitter data for PASC symptoms analysis, BDHSC Pilot Project Program, #BDHSC-2021-11, PI: Shan Qiao, Co-PI: Zhenlong Li, Sharon Weissman Liang Chen, Xiaoming Li,  $34,000 (NEW!)

2020-2022, RAPID: Monitoring the Spatial Spread of COVID-19 through the Lens of Human Movement using Big Social Media Data, National Science Foundation (NSF), 2028791,  PI: Zhenlong Li ,  Co-PI: Dwayne E. Porter, Xiaoming Li, $108,717

2020-2022, Big Data Driven Clinical Informatics & Surveillance – A Multimodal Database Focused Clinical, Community, & Multi-Omics Surveillance Plan for COVID19, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 3R01AI127203-04S1,  Co-Investigators: Zhenlong Li, Sharon Weissman, Neset Hikment, Jianjun Hu, Jiajia Zhang;  MPI:  Xiaoming Li and Bankole Olatosi, $1,252,550,

2020-2022, Rapid Estimation of Visitation Activities in U.S. National Parks by Mining Big Social Media Data, USC ASPIRE Program, PI: Zhenlong Li, Co-PI: John Kupfer, $14,846

2020-2022, A Preliminary Study of using Social Media to Monitor the Spatial Propagation of COVID-19 and Quantify the Effectiveness of the Control Measures, USC COVID-19 Funding Initiative,  PI: Zhenlong Li,  Co-PI: Bankole Olatosi, Xiaoming Li, $13,017

2019-2022, Big Data Analytics of HIV Treatment Gaps In South Carolina: Identification and Prediction, National Institutes of Health (NIH), R01AI127203, Co-I: Zhenlong Li, Sharon Weissman, Jianjun Hu, Jiajia Zhang; MPI:   Xiaoming Li, Bankole Olatosi, $3,259,978

2019-2023, Big Data Health Science Center (BDHSC), University of South Carolina Excellence Initiative, Zhenlong Li (Co-I, Geospatial Core), Xiaoming Li (PI), ~$3,000,000

Past Projects

2020-2021, XSEDE Startup Resource Allocation for A Scalable Online Visual Analytic System for Big Climate Data Analysis, National Science Foundation (NSF), Zhenlong Li (PI), $1,051.2

2019-2020, Analyzing Human Mobility Patterns during Hurricane Matthew Evacuation using Social Media Data, SPARC Program (PhD researcher: Yuqin Jiang),  Zhenlong Li (PI/Advisor), $5,000

2018-2019, Social Sensing of Disaster Extents and Impacts of Hurricane Florence, Horne LLP, Zhenlong Li (PI), $5,000

2017-2019, Enhancing Situational Awareness by Mining Big Social Media Data in Near-real Time for Disaster Management, USC OVPR ASPIRE I, Zhenlong Li (PI), Amir Karami (Co-PI), $14,861

2018, Prototyping a Near Real-time Flood Mapping System with Social Sensing and Big Data Computing, CAS Research Initiative, Zhenlong Li (PI), $3,400

2017-2018, Computational Analysis of the US 2016 Presidential Election in Social Media, USC Office of The Provost, Zhenlong Li(Co-PI), Amir Karami (PI), $15,019

2017, When, Where, and Who: Mining Billions of Tweets to Understand Celebration Patterns of US Holidays, Magellan Scholar Program (Student Researcher: Daniel Newsome), Zhenlong Li (PI), $3,000

2017, Prototyping a Cloud-based Spatial Web Portal for Parallel Analytics of Big Climate Data, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Testbed, Zhenlong Li(PI), Fei Hu (Co-I), $6,981

2016-2017, Developing a High-Performance Query Analytical Framework for Big Climate Data Analysis, USC ASPIRE I, Zhenlong Li(PI), $14,457

2015-2016, Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Flood Impact by Integrating Satellite, VGI, and Social Media Data: Rapid Assessment of the October Flood, USC Floods Seed Grant, Zhenlong Li (PI), Cuizhen Wang, Christopher Emrich, Diansheng Guo (Co-PI), $18,477

2015-2016, A Computational Framework for Tracking Reports, Opinions, and Feelings of People in Social Media Before, During and After a Natural Disaster, USC Floods Seed Grant,  Zhenlong Li(Co-PI), Amir Karami (PI), $12,000

2014-2015, Hadoop Middleware for Processing Big Climate Data, NASA/NSF, Zhenlong Li (Co-PI), Chaowei Yang (PI), $45,000

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