Polytechnic research awards - October 2023

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

  • PEGASAS Management and Administration
    Investigator(s): William Crossley**, Karen Marais, Mary Johnson; Sponsor: Federal Aviation Administration; Polytechnic: $25,816.25; Total: $103,265
  • Forming Instruction on Regulations and Standards of Technology (First) in Product Innovation
    Investigator(s): Milton Aguirre**, Paul McPherson, Margaret Phillips; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $119,856; Total: $149,820
  • Strengthening Indiana’s Future through the 21st Century STEM Teachers Scholarship Program
    Investigator(s): Lynn Bryan**, Siddika Guzey, William Walker, Nathan Mentzer; Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education; Polytechnic: $54,000; Total: $359,999
  • Building Soils, Communities, and Profits with Organic Farming Systems
    Investigator(s): Lori Hoagland**, Maria Bello Bravo, Gary Burniske, Rosa Cossio, Walter Daniel Leon-Salas; Sponsor: Universidad Nacional de San Agustin; Polytechnic: $149,993.85; Total: 1,174,611
  • Renewable Energy Center for High Andean Communities
    Investigator(s): Walter Daniel Leon-Salas**, Adel ElShahat Sayedahmed; Sponsor: Universidad Nacional de San Agustin; Polytechnic: $995,432
  • Ocean Vision AI: Scaling up Visual Observations of Life in the Ocean using Artificial Intelligence
    Investigator(s): Angus Forbes**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $139,899
  • Kaizen Event Facilitation & Division # for Claims
    Investigator(s): Chad Laux**, Gianna Lint; Sponsor: Family and Social Services Administration; Polytechnic: $116,128
  • INDOT Training Gap Analysis, Developing a Training Program for INDOT Workforce Development (new, Front-line and Supervisors) and Smart Tool for Effective Planning for Workforce
    Investigator(s): Steven Dunlop**, Yunfeng Chen, Satish Ukkusuri; Sponsor: US Department of Transportation; Polytechnic: $85,879.74; Total:$257,665
  • Engaging High School Students in STEM Majors with Purdue Polytechnic Kokomo Programs through Interactive Learning Activities
    Investigator(s): Maher Shehadi; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $3,500
  • Developing an Affordable Runway Incursion Prevention System
    Investigator(s): John Mott**, Luigi Dy; Sponsor: Transportation Research Board; Polytechnic: $12,000
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Transform Music Performers’ Skills and Productivity
    Investigator(s): Yeon Yun**, Yung-Hsiang Lu, Zhen Quan, Mohammad Rahman, Victor Chen; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $225,000; Total: $838,860
  • Purdue SMIC Market Engagement DevelopmentI
    nvestigator(s): Ragu Athinarayanan**, Xingyu Li, Martin Byung-Guk Jun; Sponsor: US Department of Energy; Polytechnic: $50,750; Total: $72,500
  • Geospatial Institute for Digital Innovation to Enhance Resilience and Sustainability
    Investigator(s): Carol Song**, Vetria Byrd, Iman Haqiqi, Thomas Hertel, David Johnson, Venketesh Merwade, Mark Ward; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $58,800; Total: $490,000
  • A Novel Approach Toward Addressing Keel Bone Concerns in Extensive Housing
    Investigator(s): Robert Nawrocki**, Darrin Karcher, Thomas Siegmund; Sponsor: National Institute of Food & Agriculture;Polytechnic: $201,110; Total: $650,000
  • A Center of Excellence to Extend Access, Expand the Community, and Exemplify Good Practices for CI Through Science Gateways
    Investigator(s): Paul Parsons**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $70,685
  • Disruption Project Scoping
    Investigator(s): Daniel Delaurentis**, Carolin Frueh, Nathan Hartman, Zubin Jacob, Sorin Matei, Jason McKinney, Joel Ramsus, David Stewart; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $43,750; Total: $350,000

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $2,352,599.84