Polytechnic research awards - March 2017

Funded research awards for March 2017. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • Solution for Predictive Physical Modeling in CdTe and Other Thin-Film PV Technologies
    Investigator(s): Bedrich Benes*; Sponsor: Arizona State University; Polytechnic: $79,234.00
  • CRII: CHS: Dark Patterns, Pragmatist Ethics, and User Experience
    Investigator(s): Colin Gray*; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $167,290.00
  • LEAD Guitars in STEM
    Investigator(s): Mark French*; Sponsor: Sinclair Community College; Polytechnic: $21,165.82
  • FAA COE Technical Training and Human Performance Center Management
    Investigator(s): Steven Landry*, Brian Dillman; Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration; Total: $78,000.00; Polytechnic: $19,500.00
  • Thermoacoustic Electric Power Generator (TAGs) Harnessing F-150 Exhaust Waste
    Investigator(s): Carlo Scalo*, Helen McNally; Sponsor: Ford Motor Company; Total: $200,000; Polytechnic:  $60,000.00
  • Ford URP
    Investigator(s): Nancy Rasche*; Sponsor: Ford Motor Company; Polytechnic: $99,000.00
  • IAHE Expenses
    Investigator(s): John Sheffield*; Sponsor: International Association for Hydrogen Energy; Polytechnic: $2,500.00
  • Automated Sorghum Phenotyping and Trait Development Platform
    Investigator(s): Mitch Tuinstra*, Keith Cherkauer, Melba Crawford, Edward Delp, David Ebert, Ayman Habib, Michael Leasure, Clifford Weil; Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy; Total: $12,291.00; Polytechnic: $614.55
  • Quality Assurance Procedures for Chip Seal Operations Using Macrotexture Metrics
    Investigator(s): Yi Jiang*; Sponsor: IN Department of Transportation; Polytechnic: $67,390.00

* indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $516,694.37