Category: Faculty Awards

Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

Investigator: Kristin Yvonne Rozier Sponsor: NASA Award Title:  Multi-Platform, Multi-Architecture Runtime Verification of Autonomous Space Systems Award Amount: $600,000 Award Period Date: 2016-2019   Status: Active Summary: Autonomous systems are only capable of effective self-governing if they can reliably sense their own faults and respond to failures and uncertain environmental conditions. We propose to design … Continue reading Kristin Yvonne Rozier | NASA

Anupam Sharma | Argonne National Laboratory

Investigator: Anupam Sharma Sponsor: Argonne National Laboratory Award Title:  Unraveling Silent Owl Flight to Develop Ultra-­Quiet Energy Conversion Machines Year: 2016 Summary: Acoustic  emission  (noise)  from  wind  turbines  is  curtailing  the  growth  of  wind  energy,  which  is  currently  the  primary  renewable  energy  source  in  the  US  and  in  the  world.  A majority of the noise … Continue reading Anupam Sharma | Argonne National Laboratory

Christina Bloebaum | National Science Foundation

Investigator: Christina Bloebaum Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  EAGER: Collaborative Research: Lectures for Foundations in Systems Engineering Award Amount: $150,000 Award Period Date:  August 1, 2016-July 31, 2018 Current Status:  Active Summary: The objective of the Early-concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) collaborative project is to create a series of educational videos on foundational areas … Continue reading Christina Bloebaum | National Science Foundation

Peng Wei | NSF

Investigator: Peng Wei Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  CRII: CPS: Towards an Intelligent Low-Altitude UAS Traffic Management System Award Amount: $1,000,000 Award Period Date:  May 15, 2016-April 30, 2018 Current Status:  Active   Summary: The objective of this project is to provide theoretical foundations for cyber-physical systems to support the increasing autonomy in the presence … Continue reading Peng Wei | NSF

Wei Hong | Partners of the Americas

Investigator: Wei Hong Sponsor: Partners of the Americas Award Title:  Self-Sustainable Study Abroad Programs at Xi’an Jiaotong University for U.S. Engineering Students Award Amount: $49,977 Award Period Date:  July 1, 2016-August 31, 2017 Current Status:  Active Summary: This is a newly developed semester-long exchange program between ISU and Xi’an Jiaotong University in Xi’an, China. Each year, … Continue reading Wei Hong | Partners of the Americas

Thomas Ward | ACS Petroleum Research Fund

Investigator: Thomas Ward Sponsor: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund Award Title:  A computational study of micro-emulsion formation in a porous media Award Amount: $110,000 Award Period Date:  June 9, 2016-June 9, 2018 Current Status:  Active Summary:  The proposed work involves a mostly computational study of micro-emulsion formation in porous media. The problem is relevant … Continue reading Thomas Ward | ACS Petroleum Research Fund

Dayal & Holland | INNOVEYDA

Investigator: Vinay Dayal & Stephen Holland  Sponsor: INNOVEYDA Award Title:  Composite Standard Calibration Kit for Interchangeable Use in NDE Systems Award Amount: $148,087 Award Period Date:  October 1, 2015-September 30, 2016 Current Status:  Active  

Sarkar & Sharma | NSF

Investigator: Partha Sarkar and Anupam Sharma Sponsor: National Science Foundation Award Title:  Predicting Dynamic Response of Structural Cables and Power Transmission Lines in Hurricanes and Other Windstorms Award Amount: $337,831 Summary: The primary goal of this proposed research is to improve the resilience of cables to all types of windstorm hazards  

Paul Durbin | University of Michigan

Investigator: Paul Durbin Sponsor: University of Michigan Award Title:  Methods and Tools for Data-Driven Turbulence Modeling Award Amount: $160,000 Summary: Participate in data extraction by optimization: identify data sets, provide models to use for transition, heat transfer, Reynolds stress.  

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