Global-scale Observations of the Limb and Disk (GOLD) project was selected in 2012 to receive a $64M grant from NASA’s Explorers program for flight as a mission of opportunity. Dr. Foroosh leads the mission’s Science Data Center at UCF. This is the largest single grant in the history of UCF. GOLD studies the magnetic storms and the space weather using an ultraviolet multi-spectral imager that was launched into the geostationary orbit in 2018.
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CIL Mission Statement
CIL’s mission is to promote state-of-the-art research and highest quality education on the intersection of these three areas of computer science and engineering. Recent research at CIL has focused on 3D modeling, imaging sensors, space imaging, medical imaging, subspace clustering, compressive sensing, deep learning, big data analytics, and the connection between visual information and the natural language semantics.