Polytechnic research awards - January 2021

Funded research awards for January 2021. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • Crops in Silico: Increasing Crop Production by Connecting Models from the Microscale to the Macroscale
    Investigator(s): Bedrich Benes**; Sponsor: University of Illinois; Polytechnic: $101,520
  • FileTSAR+ An Elastic Network Forensic Toolkit for Law Enforcement
    Investigator(s): Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar**, John Springer, Marc Rogers, Justin Yang; Sponsor: National Institute of Justice; Polytechnic: $400,973
  • Mission Meaning Making (M3): Transforming Undergraduate Learning for Pursuing Innovation in a Changing World
    Investigator(s): Greg Strimel**, Todd Kelley, Sherylyn Briller, Tong Kim; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $147,908; Total: $295,816
  • Hub & Spoke Cybersecurity Education Network
    Investigator(s): Ida Ngambeki, Eugene Spafford**, Sponsor: University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana; Polytechnic: $200,000; Total: $400,000
  • Doctoral Dissertation Research in DRMS: Building a Comprehensive Understanding of Enterprise Risks and Their Interdependencies for Improved Risk-Intelligence
    Investigator(s): Julia Rayz, Joseph Sinfield**, Ananya Sheth, Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $12,657.07; Total: $37,975
  • Higher Energy-Content Jet Blending Components Derived from Ethanol
    Investigator(s): Gozdem Kilaz**, Hilkka Kenttamaa, Nathan Mosier, John Sutherland, Rodney Trice; Sponsor: US Department of Energy; Polytechnic: $354,842.80; Total: $904,850

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,217,900.97