Polytechnic research awards - August 2023

Funded research awards for August 2023. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • Enhancing Real-time Face Recognition through Deep Learning/AI-Guided Processing of Video Streams
    Investigator(s): Miad Faezipour**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $25,763
  • Collaborative Research: Broadening Equitable, Affordable, and Health-Promoting Access to Energy Efficient Housing
    Investigator(s): Sowoon Chang**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $150,968
  • Research in Support of the Defense Civilian Training Corps (DCTC) Program Development, Piloting, and Instrumentation
    Investigator(s): Daniel Delaurentis**, Stephen Beaudoin, Edward Berger, Nate Hartman; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $443,460.60; Total: $2,217,302
  • Learning by evaluating (LbE): Engaging Students in Evaluation as a Pedagogical Strategy to Improve Design Thinking
    Investigator(s): Nathan Mentzer**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $304,421.25; Total:
  • Developing FVSU’s Capacity in Ag Research, Education, and Extension to Enhance Faculty and Students’ Experiential Learning
    Investigator(s): Suranjan Panigrahi**; Sponsor: National Institute of Food and Agriculture; Polytechnic: $33,315
  • Pedestrian and Bicyclist Trespassing Impacts on Rail Grade Crossings Safety and Mobility
    Investigator(s): Shanyue Guan**; Sponsor: US Department of Transportation; Polytechnic: $214,462
  • Digital Enterprise Center
    Investigator(s): Nathan Hartman**; Sponsor: Industry Partners; Polytechnic: $100,000

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,277,389.85