Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2003, $427,017)
The Paul Coverdell National Forensic Sciences Improvement Act (NFSIA) grants provide for the improvement of quality, timeliness, and credibility of forensic science services for criminal justice purposes. The NFSIA program funds crime laboratories and medical examiner's offices based on population and crime statistics. The program permits funding for expenses related to facilities, personnel, computerization, equipment, supplies, accreditation, certification, and education and training.
- Beyond Suspect Identification: Fingerprint Aging with Machine Learning and Multidimensional Chemical Analysis
- Non-contact detection of fentanyl and other synthetic opioids: Towards a generalized approach to the detection of dangerous drug clases
- Computerized System for Aiding the Expert in Evaluating the Degree of Certainty in 2D Shoeprints