Funded Research:
  Project Title Sponsor Amount Principal Investigator Subcontract Principal Investigator: Subcontract Co-PI:
  Full-duplex wireless networks by means of reflected power: Theory and applications National Science Foundation $425,429 (2015-2020) Besma Smida (sole PI)    
  Sustainable Wireless Communication National Science Foundation

358,973 (2015-2018)

Besma Smida (CoPI)

  Optimizing Two-way Communications with Feedback National Science Foundation

$238,885 (2013-2016)

Besma Smida (sole PI)

  NSERC/Prompt Award National Science Foundation

$224,900 (2014-2017)

Besma Smida (collaborator)

  Collaborative Research:  Strategies: Intergenerational EXperience in Community Education through Local Libraries (IEXCEL) National Science Foundation



Muhammad Anan (PI)

Nasser Houshangi (CoPI)

  Virtual Labs for Effective Undergraduate Education in Electric Drives and Power Systems National Science Foundation


Constantin Apostoaia (PI)

Chenn Q. Zhou (CoPI)

  CIF: Small: Optimizing Two-way Communications with Feedback  National Science Foundation



Besma Smida    
  Shoring Up STEM Education in Lake County, Indiana Indiana Commission of Higher Education Grant $362,655. (2011-2013)   Charles Tseng Xiaoli Yang
  iQ-GatewayTM System Prototyping iQ-Telematics $32,112 Muhammad Anan    
  Water Quality: Development of Genome Scan and Optical Scattering Imaging Technologies for Microbial Source Tracking United States Department of Agriculture $437,243 (2009-2012   Bin Chen  
  Laser Technology for Improving Beach Monitoring for Bacteria United States Environmental Protection Agency $249,785 (2009-2012) Bin Chen    
Ongoing Research Projects:
Project Title Advisor Student
Tutorial for Learning Genetics Xiaoli Yang Yifan Cai
Modeling and Performance Analysis of a Direct Driven PMSG for Variable Speed Wind Energy Conversion System Constantin Apostoaia Sudeshna Kahn
Localization of Wireless Sensor Networks Muhammad Anan Mohammad Abdelhadi
Dynamic Video Streaming in an OpenFlow Network Mohammad Abdelhadi Levente Ilyes
Embedded System for the Detection of Brushless Exciter Failure Donald Gray Zsolt Szekely
Keyword Recognition Using Perceptually Significant Features Kaliappan Gopalan Padmalochini Umakanthan
Deception Detection from Speech Kaliappan Gopalan Muhammad Ullah
Recent Completed Theses:
Thesis Title Advisor Student
Modeling of an Unmanned Small Coaxial Helicopter Nasser Houshangi Vamsi Duvvuri
Effects of Shading on the Output Power of Photovoltaic Arrays David Kozel Mohammed Azharuddin
A Coding Technique to Reduce Both PAPR and ICI of OFDM Systems Besma Smida MD Maksud Alam
Real Time Path Planning for a Small Scale Coaxial Rotor Helicopter with Limited Sensing
in an Unstructured Environment
Nasser Houshangi Sasan Barissi
A Real Time System for the Detection of Component Failure in Brushless Exciters Donald Gray Da Wang
Design and Implementation of a Hybrid Control Strategy for a Small Scale Coaxial Rotor Helicopter Nasser Houshangi Bogdan Arama
Forward Optical Scattering for Rapid Microbial Source Tracking Bin Chen Hao Gong
Quality of Service Support in Optical Burst Switching Muhammad Anan Yong Piao
Modeling and Simulation of Power Flow in an Electric Scooter for Energy Storage Through Regenerative Braking Using Ultracapacitors and Lithium-ion Batteries David Kozel Md. Rasheduzzaman
Dynamic Modeling of G-Banded Human Chromosomes for Cytogenetics Education Xiaoli Yang Wei Wu