Ida Ngambeki, assistant professor of computer and information technology, is researching techniques to incorporate secure programming into computer programming curricula without adding to the course load.
Lisa Bosman wants use real-time and historical weather data to enable utility companies and solar energy system owners to predict when and where to expect sunshine and the resulting increase in solar energy generation.
Daniel Leon-Salas, associate professor in Purdue Polytechnic’s School of Engineering Technology, led a research team that has patented a way to transmit power and information between IoT devices using only light.
Yingjie “Victor” Chen, associate professor of computer graphics technology, along with professors in the College of Science and the College of Education, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for research improving training and potential interest in the scientific field of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM).
Alka Harriger, professor of computer and information technology, and Brad Harriger, professor of mechanical engineering technology, partnered with other faculty in the creation of professional development programs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for middle school teachers and new research into the development of computational thinking among middle school students across three learning contexts.
Petr Vozka, a graduate student in the School of Engineering Technology, hopes to make the certification process for alternative fuels easier by constructing bridges between fuel chemistry and performance.
The National Science Foundation has awarded research grants to Colin Gray, assistant professor of computer graphics technology, to study “dark patterns,” the name given to user experience (UX) design practices in which the designer uses knowledge of human behavior and the desires of end users to intentionally manipulate them into actions not in their best interest.
Nathan Hartman, Dauch Family Professor for Advanced Manufacturing and associate head of the Department of Computer Graphics Technology, has been named a Discovery Park Big Idea Challenge winner.
During August-September 2012, the College of Technology received external funding that totaled $1,863,262.
Faculty who received funding (all are principal investigators unless otherwise noted) were:
During the time period March-June 2012, the College of Technology received external funding that totaled $3,643,675.27.
For the entire 2011-12 fiscal year, external funding totaled $9,345,075.
Faculty who received funding between March and June (all are principal investigators unless otherwise noted) were: