Polytechnic research awards - December 2023

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

  • SCALE K-12 Silicon Crossroads ME Commons
    Investigator(s): Tamara Moore**, Kerrie Douglas, Siddika Guzey, Morgan Hynes, Greg Strimel; Sponsor: US Dept. of Defense; Polytechnic: $100,000; Total: $2,500,000
  • Photovoice-Based Approach to Entrepreneurially Minded Program Assessment
    Investigator(s): Lisa Bosman**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $5,000
  • Developing Next-Generation Thermal Runaway and Propagation Failure Models for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Incorporating Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Turbulent Combustion Analysis
    Investigator(s): Jason Ostanek**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $99,235
  • Electric Vehicle Technology Certificate
    Investigator(s): Miles Creasy**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $30,000
  • High-fidelity haptic system for a hyper-realistic metaverse
    Investigator(s): Sunghwan Lee**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $44,921.78
  • Rheological behavior of fresh ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) enhanced by nano-additives and data-driven approaches
    Investigator(s): Chengcheng Tao**; Sponsor: American Concrete Institute; Polytechnic: $57,500
  • Patient Safety Tech - Design & Innovation Challenge
    Investigator(s): Jung Joo Sohn**, Greg Strimel; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $500; Total: $5,000
  • Data Coordinating Center for the Alcoholic Hepatitis Research Network
    Investigator(s): Victor Chen**; Sponsor: Indiana University; Polytechnic: $59,342
  • Addressing a Changing Trade Workforce: Strategies for Electrical Contractors
    Investigator(s): Anthony Sparkling**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $21,986
  • Implementation Exploration of Autonomous Vehicles: Impacts of Autonomous Truck-Mounted Attenuator (ATMA) on INDOT Work Zone Safety, Mobility, and Crews
    Investigator(s): Yunfeng Chen**, Jiansong Zhang, Yihen Feng; Sponsor: US Dept. of Transportation; Polytechnic: $5,963.27; Total: 8,900
  • Design & Innovation Stage 1
    Investigator(s): Greg Strimel**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $5,000

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $430,019.36