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Lee Belfore

  • Lee Belfore
  • Associate Professor
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • 231-D Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-3746
  • lbelfore@odu.edu
  • Received his BS degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech, his MSE Degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Princeton University, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 1990 in electrical engineering. His research interests include virtual reality, artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic, computer assisted medical diagnosis, and fault-tolerant computing. Dr. Belfore joined Old Dominion University as an Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in August, 1997.
  • Education

    University of Virginia, 1990
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Princeton University, 1983
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: M.S.
    Virginia Tech, 1982
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional
    Date Obtained: 2002-01-01
    Licensed Professional Engineer, Virginia
    Date Obtained: 2001-01-01
  • 2003: NASA-ASEE NFFP (Langley), NASA
  • 2002: Who’s Who in Engineering Education (WWEE)
  • 2000: Elected Senior Member of the IEEE, IEEE
  • 1998: NASA-ASEE Fellow (Langley, NASA
  • 1998: Best Research Presentation, NASA-ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (Langley)
  • 1994: Who’s Who in the Midwest, 24th Edition
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Advanced Surgical Skills, Augmented Patient Technologies, and Labor and Delivery
    Sponsoring Organization: EVMS
    Date: 2006 - 2010
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore Ii, L. A.; McKenzie, F. D.
    Medical Modeling and Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Date: August 1, 2006 - July 31, 2008
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Scerbo, M.; McKenzie, F.; Shen, Y.
    A Technology Cluster Accelerator System for Hampton Roads Virginia
    Date: May 14, 2007 - June 30, 2008
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Sokolowski, J.
    EVMS Modeling and Simulation Solutions for Surgery
    Sponsoring Organization: Eastern Virginia Medical School
    Date: 2006 - 2006
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Bliss, J. P.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore Ii, L. A.; Shen, Y.; McKenzie, F. D.
    JOFT/JFAST Integration
    Sponsoring Organization: General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems
    Date: January 1, 2006 - July 31, 2006
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    The Virtual Operating Room
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Research Foundation
    Date: January 1, 2006 - June 30, 2006
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Scerbo, M.; Garcia, H.
    The virtual operating room
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Research Foundation
    Date: 2005 - 2005
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore Ii, L. A.; Garcia, H. M.; Jackson, M.; Weireter, L. J.
    EVMS NCCMMS Phase III
    Sponsoring Organization: EVMS
    Date: October 1, 2004 - December 31, 2005
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Bowen Loftin, R.; Scerbo, M.; McKenzie, F.
    The Chesapeake Bay Interactive Modeling Project
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Research Foundation
    Date: January 1, 2005 - June 30, 2005
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Austin, J.; Klinck, J.
    EVMS NCCMMS Phase II
    Sponsoring Organization: EVMS
    Date: September 23, 2003 - September 30, 2004
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Bowen Loftin, R.; Scerbo, M.; McKenzie, F.
    Project Title: "Training Simulation Capabilities Devlopment for Civil Authorities (Homeland Security R&D),
    Sponsoring Organization: Joint Forces Command through FISC Philly Det
    Date: March 10, 2004 - August 30, 2004
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Sokolowski, J. A.; Mielke, R.; Bowen Loftin, R.
    Development of Tools and Methods for Developing Internet Virtual Reality Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: MYMIC
    Date: August 16, 2003 - December 31, 2003
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Bowen Loftin, R.; Petty, M.
    National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Navy Fleet Industrial Supply Center (Philadelphia)
    Date: August 16, 2003 - December 31, 2003
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Bowen Loftin, R.; McKenzie, F.; Scerbo, M.; Bliss, J.
    National Center for Collaboration in Medical Modeling and Simulation (Phase II)
    Sponsoring Organization: Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS)/Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR)
    Date: 2003 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Bliss, J. P.; Loftin, R. B.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore Ii, L. A.
    National center for collaboration in medical modeling and simulation. (Phase I)
    Sponsoring Organization: EVMS/GEOCENTERS
    Date: 2003 - 2003
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Loftin, R. B.; Scerbo, M. W.; Belfore Ii, L. A.; McKenzie, F. D.
    Development of Tools and Methods for Developing Internet Virtual Reality Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: Loyola Enterprises
    Date: August 16, 2002 - December 31, 2002
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Cargo Logistics Modeling and Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Science Applications International Corporation
    Date: January 1, 2002 - October 31, 2002
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Leathrum, J.; Mielke, R.
    Cargo Logistics Modeling and Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Military Traffic Management Command Transportation Engineering Agency (MTMCTEA) via SAIC
    Date: October, 2001 - October, 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Leathrum Jr, J. F.; Belfore Ii, L. A.
    GIFTS Data Compression Study and GIFTS Signal Modeling
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: May 15, 2000 - August 15, 2002
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Munitions Cleanup Visualization
    Sponsoring Organization: Army Corps of Engineers
    Date: May 21, 2000 - December 31, 2000
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    GIFTS Data Compression Study
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: October 1, 1999 - January 31, 2000
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Development of Data Compression Methodologies for FTS Imagery
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: January 26, 1999 - September 30, 1999
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Virtual Reality Visualization for Marketing the Fairwood Homes Property
    Sponsoring Organization: City of Portsmouth
    Date: January 1, 1998 - December 31, 1998
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Development of JTASC Kiosk
    Sponsoring Organization: JTASC Faculty/Student Contract
    Date: November 1, 1997 - May 15, 1998
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Research Experience for Electrical Engineering Undergraduates
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation
    Date: May 1, 1992 - October 31, 1994
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Moeller, A.; Arkadan, A.; Heinen, J.; Hock, J.; Niederjohn, R.; Richie, J.
    Modeling Faculty Neural Networks
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation, Research Initiation Grant
    Date: August 1, 1991 - January 31, 1994
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Equipment Grant
    Sponsoring Organization: Motorola Corporation
    Date: April, 1992 - December, 1992
    Investigators:Belfore Ii, L. A.; Hoeppner, B.
  • Intellectual Property

    CATHIE: Computer Agents Teaching Helping Interactions Effectively
    Patent/Copyright: Copyright
    Inventors:
    Adcock, A. B.
    Duggan, M. H.
    Belfore Ii, L. A.