Polytechnic research awards - April 2024

Funded research awards for April 2024. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • CC* Networking Infrastructure: Enhancing Network Connectivity for Data-Intensive, Multi-Institution Collaborative Science
    Investigator(s): Deepak Nadig, Arman Pazouki, Troy Hege, Norbert Neumeister, Preston Smith; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $81,243.88; Total: $649,951
  • Developing Virtual Reality Training Simulations to Advance Agricultural Safety Curricula for Safer and Immersive Learning Exp
    Investigator(s): Mesut Akdere**; Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Polytechnic: $24,897
  • Developing an Experiential Learning Pathway for the Next Generation of Pilots
    Investigator(s): Damon Lercel**, Julius Keller, Manoj Patankar; Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration; Polytechnic: $258,323.84
  • IUCRC Planning Grant Purdue University: Center for Visual Structural Expertise for Resilience
    Investigator(s): Tom Hacker, Shirley Dyke, Julio Ramirez; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $5,000; Total: $20,000
  • Improving Energy Productivity and Sustainability of Foundry Metal Casting Lifecycle Operations Using Smart Manufacturing Technologies
    Investigator(s): Ragu Athinaranan**, Xingyu Li, Huachao Mao, Martin Byung-Guk Jun; Sponsor: US Department of Energy; Polytechnic: $89,979.75; Total: $119,973.00
  • REU supplement to Collaborative: Using AI to Transform Online Video Lectures into Effective and Inclusive Agent-Based Presentations
    Investigator(s): Nicoletta Adamo**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $20,000
  • Reciprocating Piston Batch Reverse Osmosis: Pushing the Limits of Efficiency and Fouling Resistance
    Investigator(s): Jose Garcia Bravo; David Warsinger**; Sponsor: University of California - Berkeley; Polytechnic: $86,211.75; Total: $344,847

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $741,156.38