Seed for Success awards honor researchers

Six College of Technology faculty were Seed for Success honorees at Purdue’s Excellence in Research Awards dinner Nov. 14. These awards are given to principal investigators and co-principal investigators of projects that garnered $1 million or more in grants last year.

Those honored (College of Technology faculty italicized) included:

  • An Agent-based Concept for an Enhanced C2BMC Architecture, Daniel Delaurentis, Surabh Bagehi, James Eric Dietz, Steve Heister, Joe Peckny, from Missile Defense Agency, $1,250,972
  • Regional Hub Reception Center Planning Guide, James Eric Dietz, David Black, Dave Hankins, Jefferson Howells, Carlos Morales, Steve Shelby, Cliff Wojtalewicz, from U.S. Department of Homeland Security, $1,497,162
  • U.S. Compact Muon Solenoid Operations at Large Hadron Collider, Norbert Neumeister, Daniela Bortoletto, Thomas Hacker, Ian Shipsey, from National Science Foundation, $5,147,031
  • Science Learning through Engineering Design Targeted Partnership, Alyssa Panitch, Brenda Capobianco, Todd Kelley, James Lehman, Johannes Strobel, Gabriela Weaver, from National Science Foundation, $3,862,372
  • The George Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Operations, Julio Ramirez, Surabh Bagehi, Sean Brophy, Shirley Dyke, Rudolf Eigenmann, Barbara Fossum, Thomas Hacker, from National Science Foundation, $23,852,680
  • Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence (H3CoE), Gregory Shaver, Vahid Motevalli, Maryam Saeedifard, from U.S. Department of Energy, $1,0000,000
  • Collaborative Research:  Deep Insights Anytime, Anywhere – Central Resource for Characterizing the Transforming Undergraduate Education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Portfolio through Interactive Knowledge Mining and Visualizations, Krishna Charavarthi Madhavan, Lars Niklas Elmqvist, Mihaela Vorvoreanu, Phillip Wankat, for National Science Foundation, $1,307,542