Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

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Archived Projects

DURI - Summer 2014
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
FILLED - Laser Nanomanufacturing Xu, Xianfan Summer 2014 DURI Mechanical engineering, materials engineering, electrical engineering
Web-based simulation of granular materials and nanoparticle self-assembly Fisher, Timothy Summer 2014 DURI nanotechnology, composite materials
FILLED - Environmental models created with Web Processing Services Engel, Bernie Summer 2014 DURI Environmental engineering, computer science, software engineering,
FILLED - Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Summer 2014 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
FILLED - Reproductive ecology of yellow perch Hook, Tomas Summer 2014 DURI Ecology
FILLED - Effects of hypoxia on prey consumption by fish Hook, Tomas Summer 2014 DURI Ecology and Environment
FILLED - Assessment of Business Undergraduate Student Engagement and Behavior in a Crowd-Sourced Library Help System Barnes, Ilana Summer 2014 DURI Human-computer interaction, help system design, undergraduate education, information literacy, website design, community outreach
FILLED - Hierarchical nanostructures using plasma CVD growth of graphene petals Fisher, Timothy Summer 2014 DURI Nanotechnology, materials science
FILLED - Development Drug Delivery System for Cancer Theranostics Li, Tonglei Summer 2014 DURI cancer
DURI - Spring 2014
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
The Role of the Amygdala in the Risk for Eating Disorders Forbush, Kelsie Spring 2014 DURI Psychology, Women's Global Health Institute, Eating Disorders
Protein Structure/Function/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Spring 2014 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Geo-Referencing & Map layer development Branch, Benjamin Spring 2014 DURI Archeaology, argonomy, GIS, computer science
Visual interpretation of accelerometer and GPS data Richards, Elizabeth (Libby) Spring 2014 DURI GIS data visualization, physical activity assessment
Visualizing and Mining Large Social Computing Dataset to Uncover the Social Structure of Online Collaboration Matei, Sorin Spring 2014 DURI computer science, computer engineering, programming, social science, social interaction
Location Aware Apps for Learning: Google Glass, Android and Iphone Apps Matei, Sorin Spring 2014 DURI computer science, programming, communication, android, ios, gps, app programming, development, google glass, sdk
Biowall Analysis Hutzel, William Spring 2014 DURI Biology/Botany/Biochemistry
Biowall Market Research / Environmental Hutzel, William Spring 2014 DURI Architecture, Interior Design, Construction
Biowall Commercialization Hutzel, William Spring 2014 DURI manufacturing
Magnetic Force Microscopy McNally, Helen Spring 2014 DURI electrical, mechanical, physics, electromagnetics
Understanding provider-patient communication Venetis, Maria Spring 2014 DURI communication, family studies, medical psychology, public health
Interactive Map Development for African American History Research Kong, Ningning Spring 2014 DURI Computer Science, GIS, web development, and historic data
Natural resources web-based mapping Kong, Ningning Spring 2014 DURI Computer Science, GIS, web development, and natural resources
Autonomous Indoor Localization for Fire Safety and Resource Location via Field Mapping Techniques Branch, Benjamin Spring 2014 DURI Mechanical engineering
DURI - Summer 2013
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Natural products as anti-cancer stem cell agents to prevent tumor relapse Kirshner, Julia Summer 2013 DURI Cancer biology
Counting Aircraft Activity at Non-Towered airports - Part II Lu, Chien-tsung Summer 2013 DURI Airport operation
Android Mobile App for Map-based data collection Engel, Bernard Summer 2013 DURI Ag & Biological Engineering, Computer Science
Qualitative Study of Show Horse Well-being Brady, Colleen Summer 2013 DURI Qualitative Research; Animal Well-being
Modeling of Precipitation and Droughts Kirshner, Sergey Summer 2013 DURI Machine Learning, Hydrology
Use of natural products to prevent and treat breast cancer metastasis to the brain. Kirshner, Julia Summer 2013 DURI Cancer biology
Ecological specialization of fishes Hook, Tomas Summer 2013 DURI Ecology and Environment
Bio-nanomechanical Behavior of Magnetic Bacterial Nano-Cellulose (MBNC) for Regenerative Vascular Treatments Allain, Jean Paul Summer 2013 DURI biomaterials, tissue engineering
Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Summer 2013 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
Protein Structure/Function/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Summer 2013 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Real-time Data Ingestion and Verification Dyke, Shirley Summer 2013 DURI Computer Science; Civil Engineering;
Reconstructing Past Glaciation of Central Asia Harbor, Jonathan Summer 2013 DURI Geology
Multiscale modeling and data analysis of Climate Change and its Impacts Huber, Matthew Summer 2013 DURI climate, hydrology, health, agriculture, simulation, massive data
Nanomaterials for Solar-Thermal Power Generation Fisher, Timothy Summer 2013 DURI Nanomaterials, Energy
Graphene-based Glucose Sensors with Integrated Power Fisher, Timothy Summer 2013 DURI Biosensing, nanomaterials
DURI - Spring 2013
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
“Shelter Animal Medicine: An Evaluation Study Dolby, Nadine Spring 2013 DURI education, veterinary medicine
NAO - The humanoid robot for assistive technologies Wachs, Juan Spring 2013 DURI Robotics, Assistive Technologies
Preparing Algebra Teachers Newton, Jill Spring 2013 DURI Mathematics Education
Health Video Games for Chronically Ill Children Whittinghill, David Spring 2013 DURI Computer Graphics
The Effect of Interactive Web-based Breastfeeding Monitoring on Breastfeeding Outcomes Ahmed, Azza Spring 2013 DURI Nursing, Computer Sceince, Breastfeeding
Protein Structure/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Spring 2013 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Enhancing Clinical Nursing Education Simpson, Vicki Spring 2013 DURI Nursing
Silence in Conversation Roberts, Felicia Spring 2013 DURI Communication, Language, Social Interaction
Analysis of Net Zero Energy Home Hutzel, William Spring 2013 DURI energy efficiency, renewable energy
New Generation TDR for Water Content and Dry Density of Soils Krogmeier, James Spring 2013 DURI Civil Engineering - Soil Properties, Electrical Engineering - E&M
Biowall Development Hutzel, William Spring 2013 DURI Horticulture, Botany, Air Quality, Efficiency
GIS Mapping - Archaeological data from Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Spring 2013 DURI GIS, Archaeology, databasing, statistics
iGEM, synthetic biology undergraduate research Rickus, Jenna Spring 2013 DURI synthetic biology, biological engineering
Non-Tower Airport Activity Analysis Lu, Chien-tsung Spring 2013 DURI Aviation, Statistics
General Aviation Airport Security Policy Research Lu, Chien-tsung Spring 2013 DURI Airport Security and Audit
Assessement and Evaluation of Teaching Koch, Daphene Spring 2013 DURI Education, Assessment of learning, Technology
A Resource Allocation Approach to Patient-Centeredness Pope, Brandon Spring 2013 DURI Healthcare Engineering, Statistics, Patient-Centeredness
Predicting Modeling for the Risk of Medically Unnecessary Readmission to Acute Care Kong, Nan Spring 2013 DURI Statistics, Healthcare Engineering
Nanomanufacturing of Theranostic Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment Li, Tonglei Spring 2013 DURI drug delivery; cancer therapy; diagnosis
Building an epigenetics database for breast cancer prevention research Lelievre, Sophie Spring 2013 DURI epigenetics, cell biology, data mining, bioinformatics, pathology
Visualizing and Mining Large Social Computing Dataset to Uncover the Social Structure of Online Collaboration Matei, Sorin Spring 2013 DURI computer science, computer engineering, programming, social science, social interaction
Magnetic Force Microscopy McNally, Helen Spring 2013 DURI electrical, mechanical, physics
Role of Adiponectin in Mammary Gland Tumorigenesis Camarillo, Ignacio Spring 2013 DURI obesity and breast cancer
Comparing Nursing and Engineering Education Mccomb, Sara Spring 2013 DURI Nursing and Engineering
CPIP - Full-Year 2013
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Plk1 in cancer metabolism Liu, Xiaoqi Full-Year 2013 CPIP cancer metabolism
CPIP: Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of the developmental origin of atrazine-induced cancer Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2013 CPIP Molecular and environmental toxicology, cancer, melanoma, endocrine disruption, epigenetics
CPIP: Role of Adiponectin in Mammary Gland Tumorigenesis Camarillo, Ignacio Full-Year 2013 CPIP obesity and breast cancer
CPIP: Detecting kinase activity in leukemia cells using MRM mass spectrometry Parker, Laurie Full-Year 2013 CPIP biochemistry, diagnostics, leukemia, cancer, mass spectrometry
CPIP: Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, W. Andy Full-Year 2013 CPIP Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
CPIP: Role of extracellular matrix in maintaining breast cancer stem cells. Kirshner, Julia Full-Year 2013 CPIP Cancer biology
CPIP: Social and behavioral influences on cancer pain management and physician patient communication Shields, Cleveland Full-Year 2013 CPIP Communication about Medication for pain management
DURI - Fall 2013
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Planning community efforts in enrollment of underserved persons for their preventive and primary care Liu, Sandra Fall 2013 DURI community participatory research, web-based applications in healthcare
Cryo-electron microscopy image processing and 3-D reconstruction Jiang, Wen Fall 2013 DURI structural biology; computational biology; image processing
General Aviation Emissions and LTO Cycles Johnson, Mary Fall 2013 DURI Aviation emissions modeling and data analysis
Comparing Nursing and Engineering Education McComb, Sara Fall 2013 DURI Nursing & Engineering
Health Video Games for Chronically Ill Children Whittinghill, David Fall 2013 DURI Computer Graphics
Protein Structure/Function/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Fall 2013 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Fluorescent nanoparticles for detecting kinase activity Parker, Laurie Fall 2013 DURI cell biology, nanotechnology, signaling
Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy to detect kinase signaling Parker, Laurie Fall 2013 DURI cell biology, nanotechnology, signaling, cancer biology
GIS Mapping - Ancient Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2013 DURI archaeology, GIS, deforestation, web publishing
Visualizing and Mining Large Social Computing Dataset to Uncover the Social Structure of Online Collaboration Matei, Sorin Fall 2013 DURI computer science, computer engineering, programming, social science, social interaction
Social Media Research Matei, Sorin Fall 2013 DURI social work, communication, web design, blogging, publishing, pr, writing
Biowall Horticulturalist Hutzel, William Fall 2013 DURI Horiculture
Indoor Air Quality Analysis Hutzel, William Fall 2013 DURI Indoor Air Quality / Instrumentation
Marketing Research - Environmental Hutzel, William Fall 2013 DURI Marketing/Communications
Architectural Design Hutzel, William Fall 2013 DURI Architecural Engineering / Interior Design
Qualitative Data Analysis of Journals from GK-12 Participants Li, Jianming Fall 2013 DURI Education, Assessment of Learning, K-12 Education
Patient Sexual Orientation Disclosure to Medical Providers Venetis, Maria Fall 2013 DURI LBGT issues, disclosure, health, provider-patient interaction, community-based participatory research, public health, communication, family studies
IBCN - Identifying health and wellness behavior with an impact on genes Liu, Sandra Fall 2013 DURI health and wellness behavior and behavioral risk factors, methodologies of panel data analysis, content analysis, and/or data mining
IBCN - Study of the epigenetic control of a novel breast cancer-associated gene, CDS1 Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2013 DURI genetic, epigenetic, stem cells, pathology, engineering
IBCN - Investigation of the epigenetic impact of foods on the breast epithelium Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2013 DURI biology, epigenetics, nutritrion, Culture
IBCN-Communicating the value of primary prevention research for breast cancer MacGeorge, Erina Fall 2013 DURI Communication, breast cancer prevention
Hydrocolloids-based carriers Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2013 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
Structure-function relationships in polysaccharide blends Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2013 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
Production of carrageenan fibers through electrospinning Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2013 DURI Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Materials Engineering; Physics
Mining patient-physician communication sequence data to understand the casual factors in shared decision making Kong, Nan Fall 2013 DURI Statistics, Healthcare Engineering
Thermophotovoltaic system modeling Bermel, Peter Fall 2013 DURI ECE, AAE, PHYS
Web Interface Development for Artl@s Kong, Ningning Fall 2013 DURI Web Development
Optoinjection of Gene/Drug Molecules Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2013 DURI Gene therapy
Electric field simulation of biological systems Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2013 DURI Biomedical
Energy and Environment Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2013 DURI Comaprison of coal and nuclear energy technologies on environment
Electro-cancer-drug delivery Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2013 DURI Biomedical
Qualitative Study of Show Horse Well being Brady, Colleen Fall 2013 DURI Social Sciences, Equitation Science
Assessing the effectiveness of Free-choice Education in Animal Sciences Brady, Colleen Fall 2013 DURI Social Sciences, Equitation Science
IBCN - Epigenetics and its relevance to gene regulation and Cancer Irudayaraj, Joseph Fall 2013 DURI Biological Engineering, Biophysics, Molecular Biology
Biowall Filter Hutzel, William Fall 2013 DURI BioFilter Design and Evaluation
The combined role of extracellular matrix composition and stiffness on muscle and tendon cell behavior Calve, Sarah Fall 2013 DURI cell biology; biomedical engineering
Development of Educational Modules for Engineering Graduate Students Cox, Monica Fall 2013 DURI Engineering Education and Educational Technology
Cataloging Efficacy and Costs of Transitional Care Interventions Witz, Steven Fall 2013 DURI Healthcare engineering and healthcare delivery
Observations and Analyses of Engineering Teaching Practices Cox, Monica Fall 2013 DURI Engineering Education, Educational Studies, Psychometrics
Automation of Dormant Pruning of Specialty Crops Park, Johnny Fall 2013 DURI Electrical and Computer Engineering, Horticulture
Visual interpretation of accelerometer and GPS data Richards, Libby Fall 2013 DURI GIS data visualization, physical activity assessment
CFD Modeling and Optimization of Freeze-Dryer Performance Alexeenko, Alina Fall 2013 DURI Engineering
DURI - Summer 2012
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
INSPIRE: Engineering Drawing Project Strobel, Johannes Summer 2012 DURI STEM, Engineering, Elementary School
Laser-based nanomanufacturing Xu, Xianfan Summer 2012 DURI Engineering
River plume influence on Lake Michigan larval fish condition Hook, Tomas Summer 2012 DURI Ecology, Molecular Biology
(COPY) Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Summer 2012 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
Imaging miRNA expression in single cells Lossie, Amy Summer 2012 DURI epigenetics, expression, nanotechnology
Tools to Teach STEM in K-12 Koch, Daphene Summer 2012 DURI STEM, K-12 Education
Protein based nutraceutical tablets and granules Okos, Martin Summer 2012 DURI Biological Engineering
Examination of the persistence, movement, and possible internalization of Listeria monocytogenes in cantaloupe (Cucumis melo) Oliver, Haley Summer 2012 DURI Plant biology, microbiology, food safety
Response of x-rays for food density determination Okos, Martin Summer 2012 DURI Food Engineering
DURI - Spring 2012
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Community Resilience and Natural Hazards Sydnor, Sandra Spring 2012 DURI hosptiality and tourism; hazard management; community resilience
Tweeting about Flights Marshall, Brandeis Spring 2012 DURI information retrieval, aviation technology, twitter
Fluorescent nanoparticles for detecting kinase activity Parker, Laurie Spring 2012 DURI cell biology, nanotechnology, signaling
Detecting kinase activity in leukemia cells using MRM mass spectrometry Parker, Laurie Spring 2012 DURI biochemistry, diagnostics, leukemia, cancer, mass spectrometry
GIS Mapping - Ancient Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Spring 2012 DURI archaeology, GIS, deforestation
Developmental Control of Cell Size and Stem Cell Maintenance in Plants Mizukami, Yukiko Spring 2012 DURI Developmental and Molecular Genetics, Live Cell Imaging
Analyzing Online Social Networks in Online Health Collaboration Collins, William Spring 2012 DURI health care, online social interaction
Web Based Genetics Modules Brady, Colleen Spring 2012 DURI Life Science Education
Youth Motivation to Participate in Career Development Events Brady, Colleen Spring 2012 DURI Youth Motivation
CPIP - Full-Year 2012
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of the developmental origin of atrazine-induced cancer Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2012 CPIP molecular toxicology, cancer, melanoma, endocrine disruption
Detecting kinase activity in leukemia cells using MRM mass spectrometry Parker, Laurie Full-Year 2012 CPIP biochemistry, diagnostics, leukemia, cancer, mass spectrometry
Use of natural products to prevent cancer stem cell-mediated tumor relapse and metastasis. Kirshner, Julia Full-Year 2012 CPIP Cancer biology
Nutrition-breast cancer onset-epigenome relationship Lelievre, Sophie Full-Year 2012 CPIP cell biology and models, nutrition, epigenetics
Breast cancer patterns and nutrition in African countries Gruenbaum, Ellen Full-Year 2012 CPIP anthropology, cell biology, nutrition
Prevention of pancreatic cancer with diet-derived chemopreventive agents Stan, Silvia Full-Year 2012 CPIP Cancer Prevention
Vitamin D and breast cancer prevention Teegarden, Dorothy Full-Year 2012 CPIP Nutrition and cancer
Plk1 in prostate cancer Liu, Xiaoqi Full-Year 2012 CPIP prostate cancer, oxidative stress, cell cycle
Investigating model for infection-induced gastric cancer Wei, Alexander Full-Year 2012 CPIP cancer prevention, infection, gastrointestinal
Social and behavioral influences on cancer pain management and physician patient communication Shields, Cleveland Full-Year 2012 CPIP cancer, communication, healthcare
DURI - Fall 2012
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
New Generation TDR for Water Content and Dry Density of Soils Krogmeier, James Fall 2012 DURI Civil Engineering - Soil Properties, Electrical Engineering - E&M
Plk1 in cancer metabolism Liu, Xiaoqi Fall 2012 DURI cell biology
Lipid-Based Formulations Carvajal, Teresa Fall 2012 DURI ABE, Food Sciences, Material Sciences,
Alternative Fuels Interactions with Fuel Systems Johnson, Mary Fall 2012 DURI Alternative Fuels, Chemistry, BioFuels
Cyber-Physical Inquiry System for Multi-Disciplinary Learning Magana deleon, Alejandra Fall 2012 DURI engineering education, computing education, systems integration
Electroporation study of various cancer cells Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2012 DURI Biomedical
Electric field simulation study of cancer tumors Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2012 DURI Biomedical
An Exploratory study of the scope and nature of computational science Magana deleon, Alejandra Fall 2012 DURI STEM
Identifying and assessing data mining tools for behavioral data Magana deleon, Alejandra Fall 2012 DURI STEM
K-12 STEM teacher training Koch, Daphene Fall 2012 DURI K-12, STEM, Teaching Tools
Aviation Fuels and Emissions Impact on Sustainability Johnson, Mary Fall 2012 DURI Alternative Aviation Fuels, Emissions, Policy
Cryo-electron microscopy image processing and 3-D reconstruction Jiang, Wen Fall 2012 DURI structural biology; computational biology; distributed computing
Analyzing Online Social Networks in Online Health Collaboration Collins, William Fall 2012 DURI Web and Social Media
Visualizing the Past: Mapping tools for the social scholarly web Matei, Sorin A. Fall 2012 DURI visualization, computer graphics, programming, web design, GIS, history, archeology
Visualizing and Mining Large Social Computing Dataset to Uncover the Social Structure of Online Collaboration Matei, Sorin Fall 2012 DURI computer science, computer engineering, programming, social science, social interaction
GIS Mapping - Ancient Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2012 DURI archaeology, GIS, deforestation
Effective Optoinjection of molecules into living cells Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2012 DURI Biomedical
Water, water, everywhere: CLA Engineering a Water Curriculum Duran, Angelica Fall 2012 DURI Interdisciplinary; STEM; humanities; grant writing
Analysis of hurricane forecast ensembles Tung, Wen-wen Fall 2012 DURI statistics, mathematics, atmospheric sciences, civil engineering, computer science
Water, water, everywhere: STEM Engineering a Water Curriculum Blatchley, Ernest Fall 2012 DURI Water in Developing Countries
Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Fall 2012 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
Single Molecule Epigenetics and Development Lossie, Amy Fall 2012 DURI epigenetics, developmental biology, nanotechnology
Diets of Great Lakes Fishes Hook, Tomas Fall 2012 DURI Ecology, Environmental science
Magnetic Force Microscopy McNally, Helen Fall 2012 DURI electrical, mechanical, physics
Comparing Nursing and Engineering Education Mccomb, Sara Fall 2012 DURI Nursing and Engineering
Pharmaceutical dosage forms based on polymer films Pinal, Rodolfo Fall 2012 DURI Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Food Sciences
Assessment of particles upon processing Pinal, Rodolfo Fall 2012 DURI Material Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, ABE and ChE
epigenetics, progenitor cells and breast cancer onset Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2012 DURI biology, epigenetics, nutritrion, engineering
Community Resilience To Natural Hazards Sydnor, Sandra Fall 2012 DURI hosptiality and tourism; hazard management; community resilience
INSPIRE: Engineering Drawing Project Strobel, Johannes Fall 2012 DURI STEM, Engineering, Elementary School
DIA2 - Deep Insights Anytime, Anywhere Vorvoreanu, Mihaela Fall 2012 DURI human-computer interaction
Identity Management Across Social Networking Sites Vorvoreanu, Mihaela Fall 2012 DURI Social media, communication, human-centered computing
Quality-Adjusted Hospital Productivity Analysis Pope, Brandon Fall 2012 DURI Healthcare Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering
Food for the Heart Yi, Ji Soo Fall 2012 DURI Human-Computer Interaction, Healthcare
Information Literacy in Engineering and Engineering Technology Fosmire, Michael Fall 2012 DURI Engineering Technology and Engineering Education
Gender Differences in Financial Help-Seeking: Examining the differences between Norris, Meghan Fall 2012 DURI Psychology, financial planning, consumer behavior, education
Nurturing Multiplicative Reasoning in a Computerized Conceptual-Modeling Environment (NMRSD-CCME) Xin, Yan Ping Fall 2012 DURI math education, special education, computer science
Protein Structure/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Fall 2012 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
Laser-based nanomanufacturing Xu, Xianfan Fall 2012 DURI Engineering
Fluorescent nanoparticles for detecting kinase activity Parker, Laurie Fall 2012 DURI cell biology, nanotechnology, kinase signaling
Determination of Mechnical Properties of Crystals,Powders and Compacts Carvajal, Teresa Fall 2012 DURI Materials, ABE, Food, Pharmaceutics
DURI - Summer 2011
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Airport Hazard Reporting and Management System Lu, Chien-tsung Summer 2011 DURI Airport Op Safety
Developmental Control of Cell Size and Stem Cell Maintenance in Plants Mizukami, Yukiko Summer 2011 DURI Developmental and Molecular Genetics, Live Cell Imaging
The uses of mathematical models for policymaking in resource management Feng, Zhilan Summer 2011 DURI Mathematics, Biology, Ecology
Research on Low Cost Methods of Producing Briquettes from Waste Biomass in Developing Countries Lumkes, John Summer 2011 DURI Energy Center
New antibacterial wound dressings: mechanism of action and translational studies Li, Jianming Summer 2011 DURI microbiology, biology, veterinary medicine
Drought related data and tools: development and integration Song, Carol Summer 2011 DURI Software development, cyber-enabled earth science platform
Nanomaterials for Solar-Thermal Power Generation Fisher, Timothy Summer 2011 DURI Nanomaterials, Energy
River plume influence on Lake Michigan larval fish condition Hook, Tomas Summer 2011 DURI Ecology, Molecular Biology
health communication and policy, data management Schultz, Mary Summer 2011 DURI communication
Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Summer 2011 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
DURI - Spring 2011
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
effective, economical Electro-chemotherapy Sundararajan, Rajeswari Spring 2011 DURI Biomedical engineering
Developmental Control of Cell Size and Stem Cell Maintenance in Plants Mizukami, Yukiko Spring 2011 DURI Developmental and Molecular Genetics, Live Cell Imaging
Web-based Breastfeeding Monitoring in Mothers of Late Preterm Infants Ahmed, Azza Spring 2011 DURI Lactation Research (Nursing), Computer Science
Song of Hiawatha Duran, Angelica Spring 2011 DURI Literature, Interdisciplinary Liberal Arts
Toward the Development of Cognitive Training Paradigms to Reduce Falls in in Typically Aging Adults and Individuals with Parkinson's Disease Huber, Jessica Spring 2011 DURI computer science, engineering, computer-user interface
Community health outreach program Liu, Sandra Spring 2011 DURI Geo-spatial mapping
Protein Structure/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Spring 2011 DURI computational biology, bioinformatics
Identifying Severe Storms Kirshner, Sergey Spring 2011 DURI Pattern recognition, atmospheric sciences
CPIP - Full-Year 2011
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Role of the gut immune system in prevention of cancer Kim, Chang Full-Year 2011 CPIP Cancer and Immunology
CPIP: Novel nanotechnologies for studying cancer signaling Parker, Laurie Full-Year 2011 CPIP chemical biology, cancer prevention, kinase signaling, nanotechnology
CPIP: Middle Eastern Diets and Breast Cancer Risk Gruenbaum, Ellen Full-Year 2011 CPIP Public Health, Nutrition, Anthropology, medical sciences, health care
CPIP: Genetic mechanisms of toxicity associated with exposure to the herbicide atrazine: implications in cancer risk. Freeman, Jennifer Full-Year 2011 CPIP molecular toxicology, endocrine disruption, cancer risk
CPIP: anticancer activity of novel vitamin E metabolites Jiang, Qing Full-Year 2011 CPIP cancer prevention
CPIP: Identification of the Malignant Core of Multiple Myeloma: Involvement of the Cancer Stem Cell in Initiation of Myeloma Kirshner, Julia Full-Year 2011 CPIP Cancer Biology
CPIP: Prevention of Breast to Bone Metastasis By Modulating Matrix Remodeling Kirshner, Julia Full-Year 2011 CPIP Cancer Biology
CPIP: Developing a novel immunoassay method for cancer research Tao, Weiguo Full-Year 2011 CPIP Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer science, Statistics, Biology
CPIP: Social and behavioral influences on physician communication with cancer patients Shields, Cleveland Full-Year 2011 CPIP cancer, communciation
CPIP: Role of epigenetics in breast cancer initiation Lelievre, Sophie Full-Year 2011 CPIP cell biology, breast cancer, chromatin
CPIP: Contact Network Modeling for Improving the Effectiveness of Colorectal Cancer Screening Kong, Nan Full-Year 2011 CPIP CPIP: Mathematical Programming, Systems Sciences and Engineering
CPIP: Canine Glioma Cancer Stem Cells as a New Translational Cancer Model Rickus, Jenna Full-Year 2011 CPIP cancer biology, neuroscience, bioengineering
DURI - Fall 2011
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Protein Structure/Docking Prediction Kihara, Daisuke Fall 2011 DURI bioinformatics, computational biology
GIS Mapping - Ancient Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2011 DURI archaeology, GIS, deforestation
The uses of mathematical models for policymaking in resource management Feng, Zhilan Fall 2011 DURI Mathematics, Biology, Ecology
Nurturing Multiplicative Reasoning in a Computerized Conceptual-Modeling Environment (NMRSD-CCME) Xin, Yan ping Fall 2011 DURI Mathematics education, special education, and Computer Science
Biomimetic chitosan tissue scaffolds for nerve regeneration Shi, Riyi Fall 2011 DURI tissue engineering
Extracellular matrix remodeling in breast to bone metastasis Kirshner, Julia Fall 2011 DURI Cancer Biology
Establishment of a 3-D culture model to study breast cancer metastasis Kirshner, Julia Fall 2011 DURI Cancer Biology
Growth rates of Great Lakes larval fish Hook, Tomas Fall 2011 DURI Environment
Tools to teach Energy, Sustainable or Green Koch, Daphene Fall 2011 DURI K-12, STEM, Energy, Sustainable, Green
Response of x-rays for food density determination Okos, Martin Fall 2011 DURI Food Engineering
Physiological Telemonitoring for Persons with Disabilities Duerstock, Bradley Fall 2011 DURI physiology, information technology, wireless data transmission
Characterizing Female Populations in Non-traditional Majors Magana, Alejandra Fall 2011 DURI Social sciences, career decisions, gender issues
Combined Stove-Dryer Unit for Household Drying of Maize (Corn) in Rural Ghana Ileleji, Klein Fall 2011 DURI Grain Post-Harvest Technology
Culture-centered evaluations of heart health comparative effectiveness guides among african americans Dutta, Mohan Fall 2011 DURI health inequalities; health disparities
Thermal Inactivation of Antinutritional Factors through extrusion Okos, Martin Fall 2011 DURI Biological engineering
Developmental Control of Cell Size and Stem Cell Maintenance in Plants Mizukami, Yukiko Fall 2011 DURI Developmental and Molecular Genetics, Live Cell Imaging
Optoinjection of cancer cells using highthrougput Laser Technique Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2011 DURI Biomedical engineering
Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Fall 2011 DURI Biochemistry, Chemistry, Computer science, Statistics, Biology
Structure Function Relationships in Polysaccharide Blends Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2011 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
Novel Carriers Using Food Hydrocolloids Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2011 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
Physical Influences on Community Composition and Biomass of Great Lakes Zooplankton Hook, Tomas Fall 2011 DURI Environment
Phytoremediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils with Horticultural Plants Schwab, Arthur Fall 2011 DURI soil remediation, environmental engineering, petroleum chemistry
Toxicity study of Electroporation of cancer cells with and without drug/gene delivery Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2011 DURI Biomedical engineering
Comparing Nursing and Engineering Education McComb, Sara Fall 2011 DURI Nursing and Engineering
Enhancing drought information dissemination through visualization and tool development for DRINET Song, Carol Xiaohui Fall 2011 DURI drought related data and tools, geographic information system, cilmate and meteorelogical data, remote sensing data
Electric field simulation study for effective Electrochemotherapy Sundararajan, Rajeswari Fall 2011 DURI Biomedical engineering
Physician Adoption of Practice Innovations Collins, William (Bart) Fall 2011 DURI physician behavior, decision-making, healthcare delivery
Visible Past Matei, Sorin A. Fall 2011 DURI visualization, computer graphics, programming, web design, GIS, history, archeology
Using Eye-tracking to Understand Social Influence Contexts Norris, Meghan Fall 2011 DURI Computer Science, Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Psychological Sciences
Single Molecule Epigenetics and Development Lossie, Amy Fall 2011 DURI epigenetics, developmental biology, nanotechnology
Novel templates for nanowire thermoelectric devices Schroeder, Jeremy Fall 2011 DURI nanotechnology, nanowires, thermoelectrics, electrodeposition
Preservice Elementary Teachers and Science Literacy Harbor, Jon Fall 2011 DURI Science, Education
Identify Successful Mentoring Programs Koch, Daphene Fall 2011 DURI Mentoring, STEM, Student Success
Benchmarking to track success in increasing diversity Harriger, Alka Fall 2011 DURI Technology; Research context: Analysis of diversity statistics
Kidnect.us: Mapping family and children welfare resources using online services Matei, Sorin Fall 2011 DURI social work, communication, web design, web mapping, GIS
Visible Effort: Mining Large Social Computing Dataset to Uncover the Social Structure of Online Collaboration Matei, Sorin Fall 2011 DURI computer science, computer engineering, programming, social science, social interaction
Aldehyde-mediated cell death and tretaments Shi, Riyi Fall 2011 DURI neuroscience
Aerodynamic Damping in MEMS Accelerometers Alexeenko, Alina Fall 2011 DURI Nano/Microsystems
Analysis of chromatin in breast differentiation and cancer Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2011 DURI cell biology, epigenetics
Impact of the CDS1 gene in breast cancer Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2011 DURI Cell biology, pathology, epigenetics
Demonstration Projects for the Energy Center Foster, Christian Fall 2011 DURI Science Education
Enhanced Pharmaceutical and Food Delivery Using Lipid-based Nanotechnologies Carvajal, Teresa Fall 2011 DURI Pharmaceutical, Food and Materials Sciences
Determination of Mechanical Properties of Compacts Carvajal, Teresa Fall 2011 DURI Pharmaceuticals, Food, Materials, and Engineering
Pharmaceutical dosage forms based on polymer films Pinal, Rodolfo Fall 2011 DURI Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Food Sciences
Ventilaiton measurement system for Swine Environmental Research Building Ni, Jiqin Fall 2011 DURI Environmental science and engineering
Campaigning for a Cure Macgeorge, Erina Fall 2011 DURI Communication, Basic Medical Sciences
DURI - Summer 2010
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Gender Research Summary Koch, Daphene Summer 2010 DURI Gender Studies
Modeling of Droughts Kirshner, Sergey Summer 2010 DURI Statistics, Hydrology
Laser based nano-materials growth Xu, Xianfan Summer 2010 DURI Nanomaterials, nanotechnology
Swim like a fish: design and testing of a novel hydropower device Troy, Cary Summer 2010 DURI Mechanical Engineering; Civil Engineering; Fluid Mechanics; Power Generation
Modeling Climate Change with a focus on hydrology Huber, Matthew Summer 2010 DURI climate change, numerical simulation, hydrology
Optical Nanomaterials for Novel Energy Research Choi, Jong Hyun Summer 2010 DURI Nanotechnology, Energy Conversion, Biomolecular Engineering
Glucose Biosenors and BioMEMs Design for Physiological Sensing Porterfield, D. Marshall Summer 2010 DURI Biosensors, cell/tissue signaling, physiology
Evaluating Dietary Adherence Among Patients with Diabetes Boushey, Carol Summer 2010 DURI Nutritional epidemiology, dietary assessment
Youth Informal Education: Natural Resources Carroll, Natalie Summer 2010 DURI youth development, science learning through natural resource education
YDAE Summer DURI Project 2010 Orvis, Kathryn Summer 2010 DURI Life Science Education Research
CPIP - Full-Year 2010
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
CPIP: Characterization of Protein-Protein Interactions in the FGF family Clase, Kari Full-Year 2010 CPIP biochemistry, proteomics
CPIP: EGFR Antagonists and Breast Cancer Riese, David Full-Year 2010 CPIP Cancer
CPIP: Role of vitamin E forms in cancer and inflammation Jiang, Qing Full-Year 2010 CPIP Nutritional biochemistry, cancer biology, immune function
CPIP: Role of CDS1 gene in breast cancer prevention Lelievre, Sophie Full-Year 2010 CPIP breast cancer, tissue polarity, gene expression
CPIP: Novel nanotechnologies for studying cancer signaling Parker, Laurie Full-Year 2010 CPIP chemical biology, cancer prevention, kinase signaling, nanotechnology
CPIP: Osmotin, a potential anti-inflammatory agent in breast cancer Camarillo, Ignacio Full-Year 2010 CPIP Breast Cancer Research
CPIP: Techniques to analyze molecular signaling in cancer cells Tao, Weiguo Andy Full-Year 2010 CPIP Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science
CPIP: Plk1 in adaptive radioresistance of cancer cells Liu, Xiaoqi Full-Year 2010 CPIP Cancer biology
CPIP: Public Understanding of Breast Cancer Subtypes Jensen, Jakob Full-Year 2010 CPIP Breast Cancer, Prevention, Communication, Public Understanding of Science, Survey Research
CPIP: Genetically Engineered Machines for Treatment of Brain Tumors Rickus, Jenna Full-Year 2010 CPIP synthetic biology, cell therapies, glioblastoma, brain tumors
DURI - Fall 2010
Project Title Professor/Instructor Time Type Research Areas
Translation of High Throughput Screening to Pharmacological Impact Robinson, Joseph Fall 2010 DURI bioengineering, cell biology, statistical analysis
Green Roof Project Qu, Ming Fall 2010 DURI Architectural Engineering
Solar Reheat Evaluation Hutzel, William Fall 2010 DURI renewable energy
The uses of mathematical models for policymaking in resource management Feng, Zhilan Fall 2010 DURI Mathematics, Biology, Ecology
International breast cancer screening strategies: Identifying gaps and Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2010 DURI cancer prevention, breast cancer screening, epidemiology, communication
Informal Science Learning Experiences in the Life Sciences Knobloch, Neil Fall 2010 DURI Life Science Education
Electrical Modeling/simulation of Biological systems Sundararajan, Raji Fall 2010 DURI Electrical and Biological Engineering
GIS Mapping - Ancient Turkey Rauh, Nicholas Fall 2010 DURI archaeology, GIS, deforestation
Effect of Sweeteners and Salts on the Functional Properties of Polysaccharides Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2010 DURI Engineering; Biomedical; Food Science; Life Science; Pharmacy; Physics
Structure Function Relationships in Polysaccharide Blends Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2010 DURI Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Biochemistry; Biomedical Engineering; Chemistry; Food Science; Life Science; Physics
DP Science Education Research Foster, Christian Fall 2010 DURI Science Education/ Microscopy
Novel Carriers Using Food Hydrocolloids Janaswamy, Srinivas Fall 2010 DURI Biomedical Engineering; Food Science; Life Science; Pharmacy; Physics
Nurturing Multiplicative Reasoning in a Computerized Conceptual-Modeling Environment (NMRSD-CCME) Xin, Yan Ping Fall 2010 DURI Mathematics education, special education, and Computer Science
Developing a Serious Game Prototype for Motorcycle Safety Mattson, Marifran Fall 2010 DURI Computer Technology
solar cooling system in Bowen Lab Qu, Ming Fall 2010 DURI Mechnical Engineering & Architectural Engineering
Cancer Stem Cells In Multiple Myeloma Kirshner, Julia Fall 2010 DURI Cancer Biology
Airport Safety Management: Using PHP and MySQL Lu, Chien-tsung Fall 2010 DURI Airport safety and information technology
Healthcare database exploration and analysis Schultz, Mary Fall 2010 DURI healthcare, statistics
Development of breast cancer prevention in Arab and Muslim countries Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2010 DURI biology and anthropology
Self-organization through social media Vorvoreanu, Mihaela Fall 2010 DURI social media, organization science, communication, business
Microstreaming in the Classroom Vorvoreanu, Mihaela Fall 2010 DURI education, social media
High Performance Computing for Structural Engineering Applications Prakash, Arun Fall 2010 DURI Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Computational Science and Engineering
Development of techniques to measure DNA repair in phenotypically normal and cancer cells Lelievre, Sophie Fall 2010 DURI biology, engineering, nanotechnology
Role of Adiponectin in Mammary Gland Development Camarillo, Ignacio Fall 2010 DURI Cancer Research
Effect of Diet on Mammary Gland Development Camarillo, Ignacio Fall 2010 DURI Cancer Research
Servicescapes: Healthcare facility and its uesrs' expectations and satisfaction Lee, Seunghae Fall 2010 DURI architectural design
Analysis and Impact of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Sharma, Pankaj Fall 2010 DURI Science, technology, engineering
Develop visualization gadgets for science gateways Song, Xiaohui Fall 2010 DURI cyberinfrastructure, scientific visualization
Develop NEXRAD radar data 3D visualization service Song, Xiaohui Fall 2010 DURI computer graphics, cyberinfrastructure
Reducing Runoff with Low Impact Development Practices Engel, Bernard Fall 2010 DURI environment, water
Visible Past Matei, Sorin A. Fall 2010 DURI visualization, computer graphics, programming, web design, GIS, history, archeology
Novel hydrocolloids as low cost wound dressings Li, Jianming Fall 2010 DURI Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology
Women's Social Participation in the Middle East and North Africa Moghadam, Valentine Fall 2010 DURI Gender research
Campaigning for a Cure Macgeorge, Erina Fall 2010 DURI Communication, Basic Medical Sciences
Foaming into Action: Foam Delivery for Wound Dressings Li, Jianming Fall 2010 DURI chemistry, pharmacy
Research on Low Cost Methods of Producing Briquettes from Waste Biomass in Developing Countries Lumkes, John Fall 2010 DURI Energy Center
Role of Cdk5 kinase in Alzheimer's Disease Shah, Kavita Fall 2010 DURI Chemical Biology and Biochemistry
Early life diet and growth of Great Lakes fishes Hook, Tomas Fall 2010 DURI Environmental Science
STEM Career Development of Minority Undergraduate Agricultural, Environmental and Life Science Majors Esters, Levon Fall 2010 DURI Career development; youth development; STEM education; life sciences; underrepresented minorities