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FY16 TIER 1 Award Recipients

March 19, 2015

18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.

  • Solid Supported Lipase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Acute Pancreatitis
    George O’Doherty (Chemistry/Chemical Biology), Adam Ekenseair (Chemical Engineering)
  • Institutional Data and Energy Flows: Revealing drivers of urban energy consumption through remote sensing, real-time systems data analysis, dynamic modeling, and data visualization
    Kristian Kloeckl (Art + Design/Architecture), Matthias Ruth (Public Policy & Urban Affairs/Civil and Environmental Engineering), Guevara Noubir (Computer and Information Science)
  • Highly Sensitive, Field Based, Lab on a Chip (LOC) for Serological Studies of Ebola Virus
    Tali Konry (Pharmaceutical Sciences), Meni Wanunu (Physics)
  • Two-Dimensional Materials for Ultrafast Optoelectronic Sensing, Detection and Communication Technologies
    Swastik Kar (Physics), Yongmin Liu (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering/Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Human in the Loop Design and Optimization for Resilient Infrastructure Networks
    Casper Harteveld (Game Design), Ozlem Ergun (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering)
  • The Status of Economically and Socially Disadvantaged Groups in the US in an Era of Declining Opportunity
    Glenn Pierce (Center for Applied Social Research), David Kaeli (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Kevin Drakulich (Criminology and Criminal Justice), Gregory Zimmerman (Criminology and Criminal Justice), Leo Beletsky (Law/Health Sciences)
  • The Multi-Site Ultrasonic Wireless Pacemaker-Defibrillator
    Tommaso Melodia (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Matteo Rinaldi (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Development of a Platform for Remote Monitoring of Chronic Wounds
    Edgar Goluch (Chemical Engineering), Veronica Godoy-Carter (Biology), Holly Jimison (Computer and Information Science/Nursing)
  • Using Novel Big Data Approaches to Improve Public Health
    Helen Suh (Health Sciences), Javed Aslam (Computer and Information Science), Virgil Pavlu (Computer and Information Science)
  • Flow and Glycocalyx-mediated Cancer Metastasis Mechanisms: A Pilot Study
    Eno Ebong (Chemical Engineering), Mark Niedre (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Vladimir Torchilin (Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Building Resilience: A Tool for Adaptability Planning and Decision-Making
    David Fannon (Architecture/Civil and Environmental Engineering), Matt Eckelman (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Michelle Laboy (Architecture)