Funded Projects

Current Projects

2020-2021, RAPID: Monitoring the Spatial Spread of COVID-19 through the Lens of Human Movement using Big Social Media Data, National Science Foundation (NSF), FAIN 2028791, $108,717 , Zhenlong Li (PI), Dwayne E. Porter, Xiaoming Li (Co-PI)

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, $1,252,550 , Zhenlong Li (Co-I with Sharon Weissman, Neset Hikment, Jianjun Hu, Jiajia Zhang),  Xiaoming Li (PI) and Bankole Olatosi (Co-PI)

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

2020-2021, 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 Internal Funding Initiative, $13,017 , Zhenlong Li (PI),  Bankole Olatosi, Xiaoming Li (Co-PI)

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

2017-2022, Big Data Analytics of HIV Treatment Gaps In South Carolina: Identification and Prediction, National Institutes of Health (NIH), R01AI127203, $3,259,978, Zhenlong Li (Co-I with Sharon Weissman, Jianjun Hu, Jiajia Zhang),  Xiaoming Li (PI)

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

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

Past Projects

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, $18,477, Zhenlong Li (PI), Cuizhen Wang, Christopher Emrich, Diansheng Guo (Co-PI)

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, $12,000, Zhenlong Li(Co-PI), Amir Karami (PI)

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

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