Seeds of Success awards honor researchers
Written by TechPurdue // December 6, 2011 // Alumni & Friends, Aviation Technology, Business & Industry, Computer and Information Technology, Current Students, Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology, Faculty & Staff, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Research, TechBytes, Technology Leadership and Innovation // 1 Comment
Fourteen College of Technology faculty were Seeds of Success honorees at the Excellence in Research Awards dinner Nov. 1. These awards are given to principal investigators and co-principal investigators of projects that garnered $1 million or more in grants last year.
Those honored (College of Technology faculty italicized) included:
- Preparing Cyber Security Leaders, Eugene H. Spafford, Melissa J. Dark and Victor Raskin, from National Science Foundation, $1,039,953
- Development and Implementation of the National Test Facility for Fuels and Propulsion, David L. Stanley, Denver W. Lopp, Robert P. Lucht and James Mark Thom, from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, $1,283,000
- A Sustainable Energy Concepts Professional Development Model for Rural Schools and its Extension to a Systemic Approach for Integrating STEM Research and Education, Timothy D. Sands, Kari Clase, Peggy A. Ertmer, Lisa Kirkham, Maureen C. McCann, Sidney M. Moon, and Gabriela C. Weaver, from National Science Foundation, $1,250,000
- A Distributed Clinical and Biodefense National Network for Rapid Organism Identification, J. Paul Robinson, Arun K. Bhunia, Vincent Jo Davisson, Eric Dietz, Daniel E. Hirleman and Bartlomiej P. Rajwa, from National Institutes of Health, $1,309,177.
- The George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation Operations, Julio A. Ramirez, Saurabh Bagchi, Sean Brophy, Rudolf Eigenmann, Thomas J. Hacker, Ayhan Irfanoglu, Santiago Pujol, Barbara Fossum, Shirley Dyke and Scott A. Newbolds, from National Science Foundation, $18,844,107
- Crossroads Smart Grid Workforce Development Program, Eric Dietz, John Francis Burr, James M. Caruthers, Douglas E. Adams, Venkataramanan Balakrishnan, Anil Bajaj, Sanford Fleeter, Nancy L. Denton, David R. Hankins, Andrew L. Liu, Eric T. Matson, Vahid Motevalli, Joseph F. Pekny, Karl A. Perusich, Jeffrey J. Richardson, Maryam Saeedifard, Gregory M. Shaver, Steven D. Shelby, Anthony H. Smith, Oleg Wasynczuk and Clifford J. Wojtalewicz, from U.S. Department of Energy, $2,200,760
- Science Learning through Engineering Design Targeted Partnership, Keith J. Bowman; Brenda M. Capobianco, Todd R. Kelley, James D. Lehman, Johannes Strobel and Gabriela C. Weaver, from National Science Foundation, $3,862,372
- Analytical Proteomics Team, Fred E. Regnier and John A. Springer, from National Institutes of Health, $1,032,527