Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Award Recipients

The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary undergraduate program designed to substantially increase the quantity and quality of students, especially minority, in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

The Spring 2011 recipients within the School of Technology are:

  • Jennifer Vacendak, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
    Project: Self-Guided Robot Vehicle Platform

    • Omer Farook, Faculty Mentor
  • Jose Mendez, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
    Project: Biomedical Instrumentation Platform

    • Omer Farook and Chandra Sehkar, Faculty Mentors
  • Carlos Duarte, Construction Management and Engineering Technologies
    Project: The Hoover Dam Project: A milestone of United States History in Engineering and Project Management

    • Dennis Korchek, Faculty Mentor
  • Andrew Oppenhuis, Construction Management and Engineering Technologies
    Project: Testing The Efect Of Elevated Temperature On Bond Between Steel Reinforcement And Fiber Reinforced Concrete

    • Jose Pena, Faculty Mentor
  • Chris Booth, Construction Management and Engineering Technologies
    Project: Mechanical Properties and Durability of High-Performance PROTECRETE Concrete

    • Jose Pena, Faculty Mentor
  • Komla Aniakou, Construction Management and Engineering Technologies
    Project: Reevaluate the cost estimating of the Parking Garage of Purdue University of Calumet

    • James D. Smith, Faculty Mentor