Plemmons has received research grants from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Office (ARO), the Department of Energy (DOE), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
He has had continuous support from Department of Defense grants since 1973.
Some Recently Funded Projects
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Imaging Physics Program
“Innovations in Statistical Image Analysis and Applications to 3D Imaging for Improved Space Situational Analysis,” with Sudhakar Prasad, U. New Mexico (lead). 2015 – 2019
- Hong Kong Government, “Mathematics in the Estimation of Point-spread Functions in Ground-based Astronomy through Turbulence,” with Raymond Chan, Chinese University of Hong Kong (lead). 2017-2019
- Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
“Comprehensive Space-Object Characterization using Spectrally Compressive Polarimetric Imaging,” with Sudhakar Prasad, U. New Mexico (lead) and with Dave Brady, Duke University. 2011 – 2015
- National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
“Implicit Geometry and Linear and Non-Linear Tensor Based Compression and Restructuring of High Dimensional Multimodality Datasets,” with Boeing Research & Technology (lead). 2010 – 2013