Polytechnic research awards - October 2016

Funded research awards for October 2016. Bolded names are Purdue Polytechnic faculty or staff; starred names are the principal investigators.

  • S2I2: Impl: The Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI)for the Democratization and Acceleration of Science
    Investigator(s): Michael Zentner*, Mihaela Vorvoreanu; Sponsor: University of California-San Diego; Total: $688,611.99; Polytechnic: $137,722
  • Curriculum and Assessment Design to Study the Development of Motivation and Computational Thinking for Middle School Students across Three Learning Contexts
    Investigator(s): Alka Harriger*, Bradley Harriger; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $1,999,791.20
  • CyberBridges 2016 Workshop 
    Investigator(s): Thomas Hacker*; Sponsor: Rochester Institute of Technology; Polytechnic: $11,233
  • Development of Sensor Arrays for a Waggle Stack 
    Investigator(s): Eric Matson*; Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory; Polytechnic: $55,347
  • Integrating Spatial Educational Experiences - Leveraging NRCS Soils Databases to Visualize Soil Landscapes and Pedons
    Investigator(s): Darrell Schulze*, Bedrich Benes, Nicole Ningning Kong; Sponsor: Natural Resources Conservation Service; Total: $100,000.08; Polytechnic: $25,000
  • City of Indianapolis Online Portal Research and Testing Contract with CityBase, LLC
    Investigator(s): Mihaela Vorvoreanu*; Sponsor: CityBase LLC; Polytechnic: $20,000
  • FY1617 PRF Research Grant
    Investigator(s): Joseph Beckman*; Sponsor: Purdue University; Polytechnic: $29,130
  • PRIAM 16.02: Distributed and Self-Adaptive Mechanisms for Resilient, Fault-Tolerant Control of Large-Scale Systems
    Investigator(s): Sundaram Shreyas*, Richard Voyles; Sponsor: General Electric Company; Total: $242,790.85; Polytechnic: $121,395.51
  • Distribution network and Inventory Optimization
    Investigator(s): Liu Yang*; Sponsor: Supply Velocity; Polytechnic: $14,400
    Investigator(s): William Hutzel*; Sponsor: Amer Soc Heating Refrig/Air Cond Eng Inc.; Polytechnic: $5,000
  • IAHE Expenses
    Investigator(s): John Sheffield*; Sponsor: International Association for Hydrogen Energy; Polytechnic: $2,500
  • Mitsubishi Electric Research Lab
    Investigator(s): Bedrich Benes*; Sponsor: Mitsubishi Electronics Corp; Polytechnic: $5,000

* Indicates principal investigator