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Tippecanoe County, Ind., funds by National Science Foundation

Listing $34,008,381.83 in stimulus funds from National Science Foundation for Tippecanoe

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Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $2,000,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support In order to minimize the land area needed to grow biomass to meet our nation's liquid fuel demand for the transportation sector, it is essential that the efficiency of conversion of biomass carbon to liquid fuel be maximized. To this end the synergistic d National Science Foundation 7/30/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $1,999,969 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This Energizing Research through Cyberinfrastructure (ERTC) project will address the impact of the growth of cyberinfrastructure by renovating the research data center (RDC) located in the Mathematical Sciences Building (Math Building) at Purdue Universit National Science Foundation 8/30/2010
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $1,272,114 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The National Science FoundationG??s TeraGrid high-performance computing (HPC) network provides extensive support for massive computational science, typically conducted by scientists highly trained in HPC. TeraGridG??s strategic plan requires the engagemen
This spending item is part of a $1,426,404 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 9/12/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $1,042,558 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Numerous plant compounds, including natural plant growth regulators, defensive compounds, pathogen-induced phytoalexins, pollinator attractants and flavor compounds, contain benzoyl moieties derived from benzoic acid and play crucial roles in plant surviv National Science Foundation 8/11/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $1,000,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF National Science Foundation 8/12/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $950,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The aim of this project is to contribute to future advances in mass spectrometry by studying ionic processes outside the mass spectrometer. Progress is reported on six interrelated studies that involve ion chemistry at atmospheric pressure. (i) Serine o National Science Foundation 6/19/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $902,262 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Purdue University is awarded a grant to implement a complete informatics system for identifying conserved RNA structure topologies, and for finding new examples of similar topologies in sequence databases. This will allow RNA researchers the same loop of National Science Foundation 8/26/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $900,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support A number of animal groups (e.g. mammals, birds, fish) undertake long-distance migrations between feeding and breeding grounds. The alternative evolutionary 'decisions' of migration versus permanent residency play important roles in maintaining ecological National Science Foundation 7/21/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $716,001 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Purdue University is awarded a grant to develop novel computational algorithms and software for building protein structure models, which can identify and utilize very distantly related template structures for the modeling. Considering the growing number o National Science Foundation 7/20/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $691,495 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Northeast Indiana is home to several major defense/aerospace contractors and a number of smaller suppliers that collectively have the potential to hire thousands of new and replacement workers in the next five years. To support this growth it is important National Science Foundation 5/07/2010
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $615,778 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Visualization is one of the most important and commonly used methods of analyzing and interpreting digital assets. For many types of computational research, it is the only viable means of extracting information and developing understanding from data. Howe
This spending item is part of a $7,000,000 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 7/25/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $550,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support To explore new instrumentation configurations for mass analysis. Theoretical modeling, numeric simulation, and experimental characterization are used to develop methods and devices for high efficiency ion transfer and mass analysis, challenging the sensit National Science Foundation 7/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $550,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award supports a project to investigate novel quantum physics, inspired by high energy nuclear and particle physics, in graphene (a nanomaterial). Graphene is the building block of many carbon materials such National Science Foundation 8/21/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $549,899 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Wireless mesh networks promise a flexible and cost-effective solution for bringing high-bandwidth low-latency applications to the home. Two orthogonal but immensely attractive approaches for designing high-performance mesh networks are network coding and National Science Foundation 9/04/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $526,883 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This award supports a project to measure the concentration of the cosmogenic radionuclide, Beryllium-10 in the deep WAIS divide ice core. Since cosmogenic radionuclides are one of the key parameters used for absolute dating of the ice core and deriving pa National Science Foundation 6/19/2009
EN'URGA INC. $500,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This is a Phase II SBIR for the development of an In-Cylinder Diagnostic. National Science Foundation 7/29/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $494,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This CAREER proposal describes a detailed research plan that will allow precision measurements with the CMS experiment to be carried out in the challenging environment of very high luminosity proton-proton collisions. The proposal integrates the analysis National Science Foundation 6/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $493,235 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Division of Computer and Communication Foundations (CCF) NSF program : Compilers Automatic and Manual Debugging Support for Massively Parallel Programs. The research funded by this award targets the difficult problem of how to debug programs running on l National Science Foundation 8/03/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $485,790 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Funds for the purchase of an advanced ultrafast laser system for nonlinear spectroscopy are requested. The system that specified is a Spectra-Physics Spitfire Pro 40F-5W ultrafast laser system. The pulse length of the fundamental output of the system is < National Science Foundation 8/21/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $477,739 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Graphics Processing Units (GPUs) have emerged as a promising alternative in the transition of the computing industry to mainstream parallel computing. In order for enabling applications to benefit from their potential, GPU programming must be made access National Science Foundation 8/03/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $472,346 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Does global warming increase the vigor of the hydrological cycle? This question forms the overall research theme of this study, which investigates the role of hydrological cycle feedbacks in climate change using a combination of proxy reconstructions and National Science Foundation 7/29/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $448,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The intellectual merit of the proposed research is that, by using a unique combination of experiment and theory, this research will provide a useful understanding of the phase behavior and structures of this new class of mixed polyelectrolyte brush system National Science Foundation 5/27/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $433,291 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The research objective of this proposal is to develop a new regularization framework for effectively identifying molecular signatures under the following practical challenges: (a) small n large p data; (b) sparse signatures; (c) structured features; and ( National Science Foundation 6/10/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $429,088 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Multicore processors have become main-stream. At the same time, CPU clock rates are no longer increasing. Operating within this environment, application developers are under competitive pressure to parallelize software in order to achieve an aceptable per National Science Foundation 7/27/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $422,522 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The project addresses basic electronic/photonic materials research issues in a topical area of materials science with high technological relevance. The success of the research activities will enable development of devices that will impact important techni National Science Foundation 6/26/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $421,528 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Investigators will develop a new kind of scanning probe microscope, based upon the dielectrophoretic force. The microscope that they will develop will allow the team to probe the surfaces of nanoscopic and biological samples without contact of the probe t National Science Foundation 7/26/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $409,247 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The objective of this program is to devise and demonstrate architectures incorporating mode-evolution based, integrated polarization splitter and rotator devices in silicon photonics, in order to enable polarization sensing and manipulation functionalitie National Science Foundation 8/28/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $400,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Purdue University will employ researchers to develop a deeper understanding of key skills required by future engineers as well as assessment tools to measure these skills. Service-learning, which presents enorm National Science Foundation 7/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $400,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The award supports an REU/RET which will provide 12 undergraduate physics majors from across the country with a ten week long genuine research project emphasizing one-to-one mentoring with faculty from a wide range of disciplines within the Purdue Univers National Science Foundation 5/22/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $400,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Intellectual Merit: One goal of tissue engineering is to direct the differentiation, integration, and organization of living cells to produce biological substitutes for organs to meet the need of nearly 100,000 Americans who are waiting for organ transpla National Science Foundation 7/22/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $400,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research CAREER award to Purdue University will examine early childhood precursors to engineering thinking in children between the ages of 3 and 5. This novel and comprehensive research in developmental engineering has three pha National Science Foundation 9/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $397,828 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Monitoring of effluents from point contamination sources and protection of drinking water supplies is a main environmental concern of any engineering solution aimed at minimizing contamination to surface waters should include a system capable of detecting National Science Foundation 6/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $395,439 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award will study the progression of students through their choice of engineering major. In particular the study will address why students choose to enroll in one engineering discipline rather that another and what facto National Science Foundation 7/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $391,297 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Probabilistic and decision-theoretic planning, which operates under conditions of uncertainty, has important applications in science and engineering, but such stochastic methods have been under-utilized because these planners do not scale to large, compli National Science Foundation 6/22/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $376,582 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Goal: to develop computationally efficient and accurate methods for imaging physically significant parameters, using diffusely scattered light. Optical sensing and imaging will continue to become more important for in vivo medicine. In most cases, li National Science Foundation 6/01/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $375,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The problem of multiphase fluid flow in porous media is important in many areas, including ground water remediation, the extraction of oil & gas from subsurface reservoirs and carbon sequestration in geologic formations. The development of experimental an National Science Foundation 8/25/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $374,769 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This project examines the importance of intermediate physical organizations in the transformation of loose networks of researchers into sustainable cyber-based virtual organizations in emerging fields of interdisciplinary science and engineering work. Unl National Science Foundation 9/11/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $365,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This project seeks to study the nonlinear, multi-modal, and stochastic dynamics of microcantilevers tapping on samples in liquids to significantly improve next generation dynamic Atomic Force Microscopy (dAFM) for biology and medicine. The proposed work w National Science Foundation 7/20/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $350,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This is an integrated research and education project to study adsorptive separations of chiral enantiomer pairs, or racemic mixtures. These separations are a critical problem of the pharmaceutical and fine chemicals. A new approach is used to under National Science Foundation 7/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $346,602 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Force-feedback, or haptic, applications in medicine, engineering, and design are increasing in popularity and importance based on the advantages of haptic devices in providing intuitive and realistic interactions with virtual environments. However, curren National Science Foundation 7/10/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $337,455 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The focus of this research is the development of a comprehensive theory to analyze (inverse) scattering problems with waves in random media generated by (random) ambient noise sources. In particular, the investigators are interested in the analysis of mea National Science Foundation 7/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $335,448 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This project architects high-performance wireless local area networks (WLANs) by understanding the impact of physical layer attributes on performance and incorporating them in the design and control of next generation WLANs. The research is comprised of t National Science Foundation 7/25/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $335,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Perhaps the most important unanswered question facing the climatologists, policy makers, and humanity at large is how will the anticipated global warming impact regional rainfall patterns? Our best tool for assessing how precipitation patterns in arid reg National Science Foundation 7/30/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $311,627 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This interdisciplinary study combines efforts from mathematicians and ecologists to develop more suitable models and modeling approaches that address issues of interest to both ecologists and resource managers. The specific objectives of this project are National Science Foundation 8/30/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $301,915 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Purdue University will employ researchers to investigate the role of socioeconomic status in student decision making, academic trajectory, and success using MIDFIELD, a longitudinal database of information abou National Science Foundation 8/24/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $300,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Though perhaps unfortunate, as a practical matter, software is often built with functionality as a primary goal, and security features are only added later, often after vulnerabilities have been identified. To reduce the cost and increase assurance in the National Science Foundation 7/28/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $300,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The goal of the proposed research is to further our understanding of algorithmic and quantitative semi-algebraic geometry, develop new techniques especially coming from algebraic topology and the theory of o-minimal structures, and broaden the application National Science Foundation 8/03/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $299,748 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Ozone plays a critical role in global and regional atmospheric chemistry and has a significant impact on global climate, making it vital to understand ozone source and sink processes. Although substantial progress has been made, there are many open questi National Science Foundation 6/25/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $298,298 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The transformative accomplishment of this research will be the development of single molecule strategies to detect, quantify, and map multiple targets in a single nucleosome simultaneously at any locus within a living cell. These single molecule tools wil National Science Foundation 8/07/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $296,861 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The two-dimensional electron gas confined to semiconductor interfaces has been one of the important model systems of contemporary condensed matter physics. When the level of disorder in the host semiconductor is low enough and the randomizing effect of te National Science Foundation 8/26/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $285,875 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI) is a novel suite of infrastructure now being designed to support experimental research in network science and engineering. The majority of this award is to fund 38 subcontractors, consisting of collabo
This spending item is part of a $11,546,106 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 9/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $281,065 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Work in variation-aware SoC performance analysis includes developing an emulation-based framework for performance analysis of SoCs under the impact of process variations. The team has focused on SoCs with multiple frequency and voltage islands. During th National Science Foundation 8/12/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $276,214 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The G?A TeraGrid MATLAB Cluster G?? Exploring New Services for an XD FutureG? project will establish an analysis resource consisting of a cluster equipped with MATLAB on the TeraGrid. This will provide a valuable addition for TeraGrid users pre and post-p
This spending item is part of a $659,137 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 7/25/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $270,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The objective of this research is to develop a novel nanomechanical sensor with single molecule detection sensitivity. The approach is to form a hybrid cantilever with a functional virus at its tip. The cantilever/virus hybrid structure will be used as a National Science Foundation 8/13/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $260,853 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The present project includes three focused directions of research. In the first direction of research, the PI will study stochastic differential equations driven by fractional Brownian motions. Such equations naturally arise as candidates for the evolutio National Science Foundation 7/23/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $250,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This project determines the fundamental limits of network secrecy from a network coding perspective, and then applies this theory to improve security guarantees in peer-to-peer and wireless networks. As network coding gains prominence as an important stra National Science Foundation 7/24/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $230,721 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The PI's three-year research program will investigate fundamental aspects of random variables which can be understood within the framework of Wiener spaces. Specifically, in the context of the Wiener process W (standard Brownian motion), if a random varia National Science Foundation 7/04/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $215,050 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The research objective of this award is to develop a universal manufacturing method to fabricate composite functional structures/materials on three dimensional surfaces using laser dynamic forming. This research will enable an innovative and potentially t National Science Foundation 8/10/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $204,171 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The expressive power of nonlinear programs allows the formulation of a remarkable number of application problems from business, science, engineering, and economics. In the presence of nonconvexity, global optimization of such programs poses unmistakable c National Science Foundation 6/15/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $202,918 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The Arctic has been experiencing great warming and ecological changes in recent decades. The last pronounced warm period occurred about 11,000-9,000 years ago in Alaska. The warm and possibly dry climate resulted in unusual ecosystem types and processes, National Science Foundation 7/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $188,209 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Granted funds will support acquisition of a new gas chromatograph/mass spectrometer (GC-MS) and upgrade of an existing stable isotope mass spectrometer within the biogeochemistry laboratory of the principal investigator. The new quadrupole GC-MS will National Science Foundation 8/10/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $188,021 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Funding is provided to investigate equator-to-pole temperature differences and high-latitude seasonality during the equable climate of the Eocene Period when both were much smaller than they are today. These circumstances are difficult to explain within National Science Foundation 6/09/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $182,147 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The research objective of this Grant Opportunity for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) Collaborative Research award is to develop capabilities for engineering surfaces with specific micro-scale and ultrafine grained structures, and enhanced mechani National Science Foundation 7/16/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $179,997 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Liquefaction is an important cause of damage to civil infrastructures during earthquakes, and techniques that can minimize the liquefaction susceptibility of a site, with no ground disturbance can greatly impact geotechnical earthquake engineering practic National Science Foundation 7/20/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $175,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support An emerging area of alternative fuels has great significance for the economy, transportation and power generation systems. In the global, just-in-time economy, American competitiveness and innovation require an affordable, diverse, stable, and environment National Science Foundation 9/22/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $175,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Designing materials with cues to induce or enhance adult stem cell differentiation into cartilage cells would improve treatment options for patients suffering from osteoarthritis, a degenerative disease that affects articular cartilage. Healthy cartilage National Science Foundation 7/23/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $173,395 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Quantifying the global fossil fuel carbon dioxide (CO2) flux at high space/time resolution has emerged as a critical need in both carbon cycle and climate change science. The Vulcan Project led by the Principal Investigator (PI) has recently completed suc
This spending item is part of a $647,073 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 8/16/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $163,315 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The methods of p-adic Hodge theory have emerged as a powerful tool for studying Galois representations arising from algebraic varieties over p-adic fields. This proposal investigates integral p-adic Hodge theory, which is the study of integral and torsion National Science Foundation 6/05/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $159,999 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This research program is motivated by the recognition that the volume of sensor data is expected to overwhelm even the enormous performance improvements in silicon technology expressed by Moore's Law. The focus is the development of a low-complexity alter National Science Foundation 6/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $151,308 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This research addresses a multidisciplinary challenge at the intersection of sensing, environmental engineering and geotechnical engineering focused on obtaining valid and representative measurements of chlorinated solvents in the geoenvironment to faci National Science Foundation 7/20/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $150,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Over the past few months, our lab has been focused on implementing DfE (design for environment) principles within a classroom setting, by critiquing student design projects from an environmental standpoint. A study was conducted among mechanical engineeri National Science Foundation 7/19/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $150,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Purdue University will employ researchers to develop a conceptual framework for assessing sustainability knowledge gained by undergraduate engineering students and to explore elements of a sustainability concep National Science Foundation 7/06/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $149,998 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Purdue University will study the attitudes and threshold concepts of first and second year engineering students towards the relationship between environmental sustainability and engineering. The study employs a National Science Foundation 7/20/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $139,398 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Clemson University in collaboration with Purdue University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University will develop a comprehensive knowledge management system and visualization methods for the rapi National Science Foundation 7/17/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $130,044 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This research group will give one of the first detailed accounts of the sedimentary basin response to oceanic spreading-ridge subduction. Forearc basins, one of the most common along convergent margins, are large sediment repositories that have the potent National Science Foundation 7/28/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $127,997 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Clemson University in collaboration with Purdue University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University will develop a comprehensive knowledge management system and visualization methods for the rapi National Science Foundation 9/10/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $116,836 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This collaborative investigation into the forest atmosphere photochemistry will apply a unique set of collaborative approaches, focused on the chemistry occurring in the near-canopy environment. It is now well known that forests emit biogenic volatile org National Science Foundation 9/11/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $107,250 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The investigator studies nonparametric methods for continuous-time jump processes that are contaminated by a background noise, or are affected by random clocks. In financial markets, for instance, the background noise is a byproduct of the way trading tak National Science Foundation 7/07/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $100,003 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The research objectives of this project are first to prove the theoretical validity of the bootstrap method as a general inferential tool for the semiparametric models, and then invent a computationally attractive bootstrap inference procedure, called k-s National Science Foundation 7/04/2009
HANS TECH $100,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project entitled ?USV-Grain Refining? aims at advancing the grain refining technologies for the production of aluminum or magnesium alloy ingots or castings. Grain refining is usually one of the first proce National Science Foundation 5/29/2009
HANS TECH $100,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Develop innovative technologies for grain refining of aluminum alloys National Science Foundation 5/29/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $96,568 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support Probabilistic graphical models provide a powerful mechanism for representing and reasoning with uncertain information. These methods have been successfully applied in diverse domains such as bioinformatics, social networks, sensor networks, robotics, and National Science Foundation 8/12/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $96,260 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This project partners researchers at Drexel, Carnegie-Mellon, MIT, Ohio State, Penn, Purdue, USC, and Virginia Tech to develop a new platform for humanoid robotics research, enabling roboticists in the US to work for the first time with a common instrumen
This spending item is part of a $5,999,997 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 7/08/2010
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $94,800 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The University of Texas Pan American URM program will engage undergraduate students from a Hispanic Serving Institution in cohort research and mentoring to increase the participation of underrepresented minorities in science. The URM program will combine
This spending item is part of a $768,552 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 8/21/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $83,171 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This award will fund developing a Laser Decomposition Isotope Interface (LADII) for preparing very small (nanomolar) quantities of compounds for oxygen isotope analysis in sulfate and nitrate. The system to be developed will use a carbon dioxide laser to National Science Foundation 9/06/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $75,000 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This engineering education research award to Drexel University in collaboration with Purdue University, Texas Engineering Experiment Station, and Northeastern University will employ researchers to evaluate the effectiveness of using a fully instrumented r National Science Foundation 7/22/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $54,900 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support The investigator will construct different statistical models for the general Internet traffic and traffic from one extremely time-sensitive application, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), due to the different traffic generation mechanism: A VoIP call cr National Science Foundation 8/02/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $45,727 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support If a polynomial ring admits a symmetric group action, it is natural to consider alternating polynomials, that is, polynomials which change sign when acted on by any transposition. In natural situations, the families of alternating polynomials and related
This spending item is part of a $91,157 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 8/12/2009
PURDUE UNIVERSITY $34,558 Trans-NSF Recovery Act Reasearch Support This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). It will provide funds to improve the capabilities of the VERITAS Gamma-Ray Observatory. Located at the F.L Whipple Observatory near Amado, AZ, the VERITAS Ob
This spending item is part of a $1,633,490 allocation. See details
National Science Foundation 4/14/2010