Polytechnic research awards - May 2021

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

  • Mechanically and Chemically Activated Zerodur/Metal Heterogeneous Bonding - Year 2
    Investigator(s): Sunghwan Lee**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $9,080
  • Talking Race: Peer Education and Community Empowerment
    Investigator(s): Lindsay Weinberg; Megha Anwer**; Sponsor: Indiana Humanities; Polytechnic: $2,500; Total: $5,000
  • PEGASAS: Augmented Weather Information Project
    Investigator(s): Mary Johnson, Barrett Caldwell**, Brandon Pitts; Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration; Polytechnic: $4,158.60
  • Learning by evaluating (LbE): Engaging students in evaluation as a pedagogical strategy to improve design thinking
    Investigator(s): Nathan Mentzer**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $638,569.50; Total: $1,257,231.00
  • CC* Compute: Private Campus Cloud for Data Analytics and Machine Learning
    Investigator(s): Thomas Hacker, Preston Smith**, Erik Gough, Norbert Neumeister, Jennifer Wisecaver; Sponsor: National Science Foundation.; Polytechnic: $3,200; Total $16,000
  • REU Site: Growing Entrepreneurially-Minded Undergraduate Researchers with New Product Development in Applied Energy
    Investigator(s): Lisa Bosman**; Walter Daniel Leon Salas; Jason Ostanek, Jose Garcia Bravo; Sunghwan Lee; Sponsor: Old Dominion University; Polytechnic: $523,750; Total: $523,750
  • IAHE Expenses
    Investigator(s): John Sheffield**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $10, 000
  • Los Alamos Capstone Subcontract
    Investigator(s): Fred Berry**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $30,000

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,221,258.10