Purdue Calumet Summer Faculty Research Awardees

2013 Awards

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Purdue University  Calumet Summer Faculty Grants.

Name

Title

Project Title

Dr. Taryn Eastland

Assistant Professor of Nursing

Factors that Impact African American Women’s Promotion of Prostate Cancer Screening

Dr. Kaliappan Gopalan

Professor of Electrical Engineering

Speech-based Analysis of Physiological Stress using Perceptually Significant Features

Dr. Jay Lee

Associate Professor of Construction Management and Engineering Technologies

Determination of Response Time to Flood in Urban Drainage System Using Embedded Sensors and Computer Modeling

Dr. David Pick

Professor of Psychology

Use of the Familiarity Heuristic in Horses

Dr. Nicoleta Tarfulea

Associate Professor of Mathematics

The Effect of Latently Infected Cell Activation on HIV-infected Patients before and during HAART Therapy

Dr. Xiuling Wang

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Application of Adaptive Finite Element Technique for 3-D Wind Fields

Dr. Michael Zimmer

Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Characterization of the Lipid-Binding Function of Granulysin

Please join us in congratulating the award recipients!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the review committee: Dr. Bin Chen (Chair), Dr. Raida Abuizam, Dr. David Detmer, Dr. Keyuan Jiang, Dr. Maria Longas, Dr. Shaka Rawls and Dr. Jane Walker. This was a difficult task as there were many excellent proposals!


2012 Awards

Please join me in congratulating the following faculty members who have been awarded the 2012 PUC Summer Research Grant. This award has been designed to encourage research during summer by PUC faculty members. I would like to thank the review committee chaired by Professor Jane Walker (Nursing) and consisting of Education:  Rita Brusca-Vega; EMS: Terence Dougherty; LASS:  Carolyn Boiarsky; Management:  Charles Rarick; School of Technology:  Jose Pena,  for their time in selecting the awardees.

The recipients are:

Name

Department

School

Proposal Title

Kathleen Paciga

Teacher Preparation

Education

Mobile Technologies for Literacy Learning:  Identifying Gaps in the Survey Research

Xiaoli Yang

ECE

EMS

Development of iPad-based Program for DNA Science Education

Ruijian Zhang

MCSS

EMS

Applying Data Mining and High Performance Computing For Water Quality Assessment and Prediction

Constantin Apostoaia

ECE

EMS

Simulation Platform for Electric Machines and Drives in Power Systems Program

Arifin Angriawan

MHRM

Management

An Empirical Study of Entrepreneurial Intention

Songtao Mo Accounting Management Internal Control Reporting Requirements for Small Businesses
Su-Jeong Wee Behavioral Sciences LASS Infant/toddler Teachers’ Role Definition and Meaning-making of their job; Cultural Implications for Early Childhood Teacher Education
Michael Zimmer Biological Sciences EMS Recognition of the antimicrobial peptide granulysin by immune cells
Shoji Nakayama CSOL Technology Analysis on the correlation between Safety Priorities within Management and Accident Rates at Company Level in the construction Industry
Tae-Hoon Kim CITG Technology Performance Modeling, Measurement, and Evaluation of 4G wireless cellular network for Real-Time Warning System

Congratulations!!!