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CPIP - Full-Year 2017
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Metabolic Impact on Epigenetic Processes Kirchmaier, Ann Full-Year 2017 CPIP Epigenetics, Metabolism
Assessing genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of the developmental origin of cancer associated with exposure to an endocrine disrupting herbicide Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2017 CPIP Endocrine disruption, molecular and environmental toxicology, cancer, melanoma, epigenetics
Vitamin E tocotrienols as adjuvant therapy for colon cancer Jiang, Qing Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer Prevention
Identification of disease biomarkers using mass spectrometry-based proteomics Tao, W. Andy Full-Year 2017 CPIP Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
Preventing suffering in late stage cancer patients Shields, Cleveland Full-Year 2017 CPIP lung cancer, physician-patient communication, opioids, pain, prognosis, race, disparities
Landscapes of DNA methylation profile in breast cancer cells upon exposure to dietary polyphenols and their relevance in cancer prevention Stefanska, Barbara Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer epigenetics and Nutriepigenomics
Breast Cancer Prevention with Diet-derived Agents Stan, Silvia Full-Year 2017 CPIP Cancer Prevention
Vitamin D regulation of breast cancer prevention Teegarden, Dorothy Full-Year 2017 CPIP Vitamin D regulation of breast cancer prevention
DURI - Summer 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Develop ELP Materials for Biological Applications Thompson, David Summer 2016 DURI biochemistry & biomedical engineering
Metamaterial antennas for improving the efficiency of single-photon sources Shalaev, Vladimir M. Summer 2016 DURI Electrical & Computer Engineering, Nanophotonics
Biowall in Research Home Hutzel, William Summer 2016 DURI HVAC, Indoor Air Quality, Net Zero Energy Buildings
Creating an Online Adaptive Management framework for watershed management teams. Theller, Lawrence Summer 2016 DURI Environmental management and computer science
Contaminant transport in streams and rivers: streambeds, biofilms and water quality Aubeneau, Antoine Summer 2016 DURI Water Quality, Stream transport
Directional thermal emission Bermel, Peter Summer 2016 DURI Electrical & Computer Engineering
Thermal emission characterization Bermel, Peter Summer 2016 DURI thermal radiation, photovoltaics
REGULATION OF CELLULAR STRESS RESPONSE BY THE HUMAN FIC PROTEIN, HYPE. Mattoo, Seema Summer 2016 DURI Biochemistry, Signal Transduction, Molecular Biology
Investigating Early Development of Murine Aneurysms Goergen, Craig Summer 2016 DURI Biomedical Engineering
Service dogs for military veterans with PTSD and their spouses O'Haire, Marguerite Summer 2016 DURI Psychology, Family Studies, Human-Animal Interaction
Data and Computing Cyber Infrastructure for Science & Education Song, Carol Summer 2016 DURI software, data-intensive scientific applications, collaborative cyber environment
Developing molecular sponges that improve microbial biofuel production Solomon, Kevin Summer 2016 DURI Bioenergy; Synthetic Biology; Microbiology; Biotechnology
Development of a New Open-Field Behavior Assay for Testing Visual Acuity in Mice Chubykin, Alexander Summer 2016 DURI Neuroscience, Psychology
Lighting environment preferences of laboratory rats Gaskill, Brianna Summer 2016 DURI Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare
DURI - Spring 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Extraction of carotenoids from processed corn oil Xu, Qin Spring 2016 DURI Food processing, and chemistry; Life Science
Problem Framing as a Path to Innovation Gray, Colin Spring 2016 DURI human-computer interaction, engineering education, design education, industrial design, user-centered design
Impact of K-12 Outreach on Graduate Students Harbor, Jonathan Spring 2016 DURI Education
Computational study of drug-protein interactions Kihara, Daisuke Spring 2016 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
User experience research for the discovery tool of Purdue University Libraries Zhang, Tao Spring 2016 DURI Interface design, usability, human-computer interaction, library science
Impact of tickling, a positive handling technique, on pet rats welfare, purchasing, and customer satisfaction Gaskill, Brianna Spring 2016 DURI Animal Behavior, Human-Animal Interaction, Animal Welfare
Thermal preference of sows Gaskill, Brianna Spring 2016 DURI Animal Behavior, Animal Welfare
A technology-enhanced and model-based learning environment for supporting student engineering design activities Magana, Alejandra Spring 2016 DURI iSTEM, Engineering design, Simulations, Suboptimal models, Hands-on learning, Design heuristics, Design fixation, Counter-examples
Personality Traits of Computer Hackers Seigfried-spellar, Kathryn Spring 2016 DURI Psychology, Cybercrime
Psychosocial outcomes of human-animal interaction O'haire, Marguerite Spring 2016 DURI Psychology, Animal Behavior, Human-Animal Interaction
android image processing by OpenCV Bae, Euiwon Spring 2016 DURI computer science, image processing
nanobubbles for targeted cargo delivery Irudayaraj, Joseph Spring 2016 DURI Nanotechnology, Drug delivery, Cancer research
Maintaining Competency in UX Practice Gray, Colin Spring 2016 DURI human-computer interaction, UX, professional practice, social media
Next Generation Automatic Imaging System for Plant Phenotyping Jin, Jian Spring 2016 DURI Robotics, Imaging, Plant Science, Plant Phenotyping
Literacy LABELS Rasche, Nancy Spring 2016 DURI Education mobile application design for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Biowall Market Research Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Energy & Builidngs
Biowall VOC Analysis Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Energy & Buildings
Biowall HVAC Analysis Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Energy & Buildings
Biowall CADR Analysis Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Energy & Buildings
Utility Scale Solar Photovoltaics Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Renewable Energy
Solar Assisted Heat Pump Evaluation Hutzel, William Spring 2016 DURI Energy & Buildings
New Chromium Compounds for Optoelectronics Ren, Tong Spring 2016 DURI chemistry
Disease on chip for drug screening Lelievre, Sophie Spring 2016 DURI biology and engineering
Developing an Interaction Design Catalog for Data-Intensive Learning Activities Parsons, Paul Spring 2016 DURI Human-Computer Interaction, Educational Technology, Interaction Design, Cognitive Science, Data Science
Improving flowability of Powders Carvajal, Teresa Spring 2016 DURI Materials,Thermodynamics, Chemistry,
Surface Probing of Materials Carvajal, Teresa Spring 2016 DURI Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Materials
Develop ELP Materials for Biological Applications Thompson, David Spring 2016 DURI biochemistry & biomedical engineering
Characterizing thermophotonic systems Bermel, Peter Spring 2016 DURI thermal radiation, photovoltaics
DURI - Fall 2016
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Electroactive Polymer Additive Manufacturing Newell, Brittany Fall 2016 DURI electroactive polymers, smart materials, 3-D printing, additive manufacturing
3-D Printed high pressure hydraulic components Garcia Bravo, Jose Fall 2016 DURI Hydraulics, Mechanics, Systems
GIS Mapping in Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2016 DURI GIS, Archaeology, Classical Studies, Statistics, Digital Publication
Assessing Land Use and Climate Impacts on Water Resources Gitau, Margaret Fall 2016 DURI Statistics, Water Resources
Employment Opportunities for Teens and Young Adults with Special Needs Rasche, Nancy Fall 2016 DURI Special Needs, Research Planning, Entrepreneurship
LiteracyLABELS: mobile iOS application development Rasche, Nancy Fall 2016 DURI Education mobile application design for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Computer Hacker Personality Profiles Seigfried-spellar, Kathryn Fall 2016 DURI Computer & Information Technology, Psychology
android image processing for object classification Bae, Euiwon Fall 2016 DURI mechanical engineering, computer science
Academic-Practice Collabroation to Evaluate a Community Based Wellness Program Simpson, Vicki Fall 2016 DURI Health Promotion
Augmented and Virtual Reality on Construction Jobsites Jenkins, James Fall 2016 DURI Augmented and Virtual Reality Technology