UNIVERSITY PARK, PA. – On December 12, 2018, UCFER released its fourth request for proposals (RFP) to the member Coalition. The RFP closed on February 6, 2019. A total of 41 proposals were received and reviewed by the Technical Advisory Council, Core Competency Board, external reviewers, and the Executive Council. A total of $1.9 million was approved to support the following six projects:
Upscaling Experimental Measurements to the Field Scale Using a Machine-Learning-Based, Scale-Bridging Data Assimilation Approach
Virginia Tech, 24-month project, $480,000
The proposed project aims to combine physics with data analytics to address this fundamental challenge by developing a novel machine-learning-based, scale-bridging data assimilation framework.