Polytechnic research awards - July 2023

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

  • Collaborative Research: EAGER: Developing and Optimizing Reflection-Informed STEM Learning and Instruction by Integrating Learning Technologies with Natural Language Processing
    Investigator(s): Dominic Kao, Muhsin Menekse**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $39,300; Total: $100,815
  • Virtual Reality Augmented Hands-on Cryo-EM Training
    Investigator(s): Victor Chen**, Wen Jiang,, Thomas Sors,; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $48,981.20; Total: $122,453
  • Day-Ahead Probabilistic Forecasting Of Net-Load And Demand Response Potentials With High Penetration Of Behind-The-Meter Solar-Plus-Storage
    Investigator(s): Xiaonan Lu**; Sponsor: North Carolina State University; Polytechnic: $67,389
  • Dielectric Measurements and Modeling to Characterize Pulsed RF Bioeffects
    Investigator(s): Rajeswari Sundararajan, Allen Garner, Ignacio Camarillo**; Sponsor: Office of Naval Research; Polytechnic: $70,237.80; Total: $234,126
  • Biomedical Informatics Approaches and its Implementation in Cancer Research
    Investigator(s): Rajeswari Sundararajan**; Sponsor: Office of Naval Research; Polytechnic: $70,237.80;
  • Best Practices for Implementing Driving Simulators in INDOT Driver Training
    Investigator(s): Luciana Debs**, Soowon Chang, Yunfeng Chen, Jiansong Zhang; Sponsor: Indiana Department of Transportation; Polytechnic: $654,860 
  • Data Preparation for Trusted and Fair Data Science
    Investigator(s): Romila Pradhan**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $466,411 
  • Towards Machine-learnable Enhancing Framework for Local Differential Privacy
    Investigator(s): Wenhai Sun**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $121,853
  • Emergent Mechanisms in Biology of Robustness, Integration, & Organization
    Investigator(s): David Umulis**, Douglas Kowehler Brubaker, Adrian Buganza Tepole, Ignacio Camarillo, Jason Cannon, Deva Di Hua Chan, Qing Deng, Janice Perry Evans, Stephanie Gardner, Krishna Jayant, Tae Yoon Kim, Tamara Kinzer-Ursem, Jacqueling Linnes, Ale Magana, Elsje Pienaar, Christopher Staiger, Xiaoqian Wang; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $200,000; Total: $2,500,000
  • Characterizing Brain Activation and Postural Response During Concurrent Cognitive Tasks in the Presence of Optic Flow Stimulation: A Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Study
    Investigator(s): Shanyue Guan**; Sponsor: East Carolina University; Polytechnic: $15,548 
  • US CMS Software & Computing Subsystem
    Investigator(s): Norbert Neumeister**, Tom Hacker; Sponsor: University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Polytechnic: $44,800; Total: $179,200
    Investigator(s): Ragu Athinarayanan**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $50,000

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,842,118