Faculty Research Announcements


Nicole Hashemi and Reza Montazami – Office of Naval Research: Three Dimensional Printed Scaffolds for Understanding Effect of Cavitation on Blood Brain Barrier

Nicole Hashemi, Reza Montazami, and Donald Sakaguchi (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) – Iowa State University College of Engineering: Anisotropic Soft Polymer Microfibers as Nanofluidic Architectures Interfacing Biological Systems

Tim Bigelow – National Science Foundation: Ultrasound Based In-Line Assessment of Porosity for Laser-Sintered Parts

Soumik Sarkar – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture: A multi-scale data assimilation framework for layered sensing and hierarchical control of disease spread in field crops

Sourabh Bhattacharya, Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, and Soumik Sarkar – U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the National Robotics Initiative: National Robotics Initiative: Saliency driven Robotic Network for Spatio-temporal Plant Phenotyping

Travis Sippel – Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award: Microwave Enhancement of Composite Solid Propellant Flames

Soumik Sarkar – Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award: A Neural-Symbolic approach to Real-time Decision-making in Complex Aerospace Systems

Rafael Radkowski – Miller Faculty Fellowship: Exploring the potential of augmented reality applications to teach structural analysis

Meng Lu – NSF CAREER Award: Integration of photonic crystals and paper-based microfluidics for biosensing

Atul Kelkar – U.S. Patent No. 9,558,732: Active Noise Control System

Robert C. Brown – U.S. Patent No. 9,546,276: Bio-oil Formulation as an Asphalt Substitute

Ming-Chen Hsu – National Institutes of Health: Novel simulation technologies for BHV long-term durability

Pranav Shrotriya and Sriram Sundararajan – National Science Foundation (NSF): REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) Site: Research and Education in Multiscale Sensing and Imaging


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