Polytechnic research awards - September 2021

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

  • Enabling a Digital Supply Chain in the IN Manufacturing Ecosystem via MFIN
    Investigator(s): Nate Hartman**, Michael Sangid; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $91,277.50; Total: $182,555
  • Purdue Wonkwang Korean Square Fall Program 2021
    Investigator(s): Eric Matson**, Anthony Smith; Sponsor: Wonkwang University; Polytechnic: $36,000
  • BCSER: Characterizing How Teachers Design Engaging Learning Environments in STEM Education: Examining Teachers and Students' Conceptualizations of Integrated STEM
    Investigator(s): Paul Asunda**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $302,274
  • A Framework for Assessing Impact of Sustainability Planning in US Small Hub Airports: A Multiple Case Study
    Investigator(s): Mary Johnson**; Sponsor: Old Dominion Univ Research Foundation.; Polytechnic: $12,000.00
  • BII: Emergent Mechanisms in Biology of Robustness, Integration, & Organization (EMBRIO)
    Investigator(s): Alejandra Magana, Umulis David**, Douglas Koehler Brubaker, Adrian Buganza Tepole, Ignacio Camarillo, Jason Canon, Deva Di Hua Chan, Qing Deng, Janice Perry Evans, Stephanie Gardner, Krishna Jayant, Tae Yoon Kim, Tamara kinzer-Ursem, Jacqueline Linnes, Elsje Peinarr, Christopher Staiger, Xiaoqian Wang, Guangjun Zhang; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $400,000.00; Total: $2,500,000
  • NLP for Cross-Domain Compliance
    Investigator(s): Julia Rayz**; Sponsor: Industry Partner; Polytechnic: $25,220.00
  • Discrete Variable Stiffness Actuators with Fast Stiffness Switch for Safe Human-Robot Interaction
    Investigator(s): Dongming Gan**, Richard Voyles, George Chiu; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $444,726.40; Total: $555,908.20
  • NRI: Co-Robots to Enhance Motivation and Self-efficacy in Formal STEM Education
    Investigator(s): Nathan Mentzer, Mo Rastgaar, Nina Mahmoudian**; Sponsor: National Science Foundation; Polytechnic: $500,096.04; Total: $746,412

**Indicates principal investigator

Total Polytechnic awards = $1,381,300.69