Polytechnic research awards - July 2018

Funded research awards for July 2018. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • Collaborative Research: SmartCAD: Guiding Engineering Design with Science Simulations
    Investigator(s): Alejandra Magana Deleon**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $93,453
  • Collaborative Research: Multimodal Affective Pedagogical Agents for Different Types of Learners
    Investigator(s): Nicoletta Adamo**, Bedrich Benes; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $498,823
  • On-Demand Casting of Net-Shape Titanium Components for Improved Weapon Systems
    Investigator(s): Xiaoming Wang**, Qingyou Han; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $34,143
  • Analytical Modeling of Biomass Transport and Feeding Systems
    Investigator(s): Michael Ladisch**, Pankaj Sharma; Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy; Total $20,000; Polytechnic: $1,000
  • Advanced Ground Vehicle Technologies (AGVT) for Airside Operations
    Investigator(s): Sarah Hubbard**; Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences; Polytechnic: $250,000
  • RoSe-HUB Membership
    Investigator(s): Richard Voyles**; Sponsor: Shenzhen Bainuo International Life Tech Ltd; Polytechnic: $13,000
  • Aviation Emergency Response Workshop
    Investigator(s): Chien-Tsung Lu**, Julius Keller; Sponsor: Civil Aviation Management Institute of China; Polytechnic: $56,666

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $945,085