PACE Lab
Funding
Graduate student funding
Since we're part of the Applied Linguistics and Technology program in the English department at Iowa State University, most graduate students are fully funded through departmental teaching assistantships. Find out more
External Grants
Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., & Torrance, M., & Cheatle, J. (2020–2023). ProWrite: Biometric technology for improving college students' writing processes. National Science Foundation. Amount funded: $750,000.

Levis, J., Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., & Gutierrez-Osuna, R. (2020–2023). Adaptive explicit and implicit feedback in second language pronunciation training. National Science Foundation. Amount funded: $749,608.

Ockey, G. & Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. (2018–2020). Assessing interactional competence: Machine vs. human task delivery. Educational Testing Service. Amount funded: $100,000.

Jeong, H. D., Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., & Gilbert, S. (2016–2019). A natural language based data retrieval engine for automated digital data extraction for civil infrastructure projects. National Science Foundation. Amount funded: $285,305.

Gutierrez-Osuna, R., Levis, J., & Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. (2016–2019). EXP: Collaborative Research: Perception and production in second language: the roles of voice variability and familiarity. National Science Foundation. Amount funded: $565,647.

Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. & Ranalli, J. (2015–2018). EAGER: Exploiting keystroke logging and eye-tracking to support the learning of writing. National Science Foundation. Amount funded: $299,519.
Competitive Intramural Grants
DeKruif, Z. & Smith., J. (2021). A dataset of writing processes in undergraduate students. University Honors Committee, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $500.

Dux Speltz, E. (2020). The effect of automated fluency feedback on product and process measures. Departmental Research Grant Award. Department of English, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $500.

Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. & Novotny, M. (2018). Spoken dialog systems in language assessment. Dean's High Impact Award for Undergraduate Research. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $1,700.

Jeong, H. D., Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., & Gilbert, S. (2017). Automated requirement digitization for civil infrastructure projects. Exploratory Research Program Grant, College of Engineering, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $15,948.

Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. (2014). Evaluating of the accuracy of eye tracking for reading while writing. Small Grant, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $1,900.

Hegelheimer, V., Chapelle, C.A., Chukharev-Hudilainen, E., Bear, D., & Ranalli, J. (2013). CyWrite: Making automated writing evaluation work for students, teachers, and researchers. Signature Research Initiative, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $296,042.

Chukharev-Hudilainen, E. (2012). Eye tracking for reading assessment in adult learners of English: a pilot study. Small Grant, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Iowa State University. Amount funded: $1,648.