Holistic Safety and Security

Australian Fellowship allows Polytechnic faculty to innovate practices against online grooming

Purdue Polytechnic's Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar continues to advance a productive partnership with Australia's University of Adelaide, as she has recently been named one of seven inaugural International Fellows. This presitigious group of seven will work on a variety of projects; Seigfried-Spellar will put her efforts toward developing technology to stop online grooming.

Polytechnic researchers collaborate to create framework for human-robot teamwork at construction sites

An interdisciplinary team of Purdue Polytechnic researchers received National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to study how teams of humans and robots will work together at construction sites. The team hopes the NSF grant will serve as the foundation for years of collaborative research to improve the efficiency and scalability of human-robot teams in constrained and complex construction workplaces.

Purdue cybercrime expert named Fulbright Scholar for her work targeting child sex offenders in Spain

Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar, associate professor of computer and information technology, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar for her work in cybersecurity — specifically, for her upcoming research that will analyze the criminological differences and online grooming strategies of child sexual exploitation offenders in Spain, train Spanish law enforcement officers, and conduct community safety seminars.

Purdue Polytechnic’s Holistic Safety and Security research projects receive national attention, funding

Since 2018, scientists in Purdue Polytechnic’s strategic research impact areas have been working to solve challenges in cybersecurity and critical infrastructure that affect global economics, security and health. Faculty members in the Holistic Safety and Security team are building on research that has received national attention and funding.

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