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Model-Based Programming for Research Protocols

When implementing research protocols there is often a disconnect between what the researcher wants, and what the developer thinks they want. This can result in wasted effort and protracted development times. With a graphical representation of the protocol the discussion between developers and researchers can find these disconnects earlier in…

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ReConnect:

Cigarette smoking remains the number one cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the U.S.. developing novel, efficacious smoking cessation interventions that are accessible, scalable, and sustainable to smokers, especially among vulnerable populations (e.g., low SES), will make a significant public health impact. One of the most powerful, evidence-based behavioral…

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Running Simulations on the Cloud for Reinforcement Learning

For patients visiting a large hospital system for the first time it can be overwhelming to figure out where you need to go, or to even find someone who can point you in the right direction. Employees in the hospital have similar struggles when moving samples from one building to…

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CARE-KY: Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky

CARE-KY: Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky

Community Asset Registry for the Empowerment of Kentucky (CARE-KY) provides a repository of free or reduced-cost programs that can help to meet residents' needs with things like food, housing, transportation, utilities, family and community support, and personal safety. CARE-KY was developed in collaboration with the Kentucky Consortium for Accountable Health…

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RAM: Remote Alcohol Monitoring

RAM: Remote Alcohol Monitoring

Contingency management is a highly efficacious treatment that can reduce drug and alcohol use. In contingency management treatments, tangible rewards (e.g., money, privileges, or prizes) are provided contingent upon verified abstinence from the target substance. Among adults with alcohol use disorder, delayed outcomes have relatively little control over behavior. Therefore,…

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Creation of a Distributed LoRaWAN Network to Cover the UK Campus

Creation of a Distributed LoRaWAN Network to Cover the UK Campus

Abstract - Long Range Wide Area Network (LoRaWAN) is an emerging technology that uses low-cost, low-energy intermediate gateways between a central network and end devices. Starting in 2009, LoRaWAN has gained popularity and has been deployed in many environments including agriculture, healthcare, and cities. With the tremendous amount of data…

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Regional Networking

All public universities in the state of Kentucky are connected to the Kentucky Regional Optical Network (KyRON). This research network provides connectivity between institutions, shared regional data centers, and Internet2 services. Peer institutions are connected to KyRON at a minimum of 10Gb and as high as 100Gb connections. KyRON connectivity…

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