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2019 Summary of Faculty Productivity

  • Duong, V., Ahmed, A., & Sy, D.N. (2019). A Robot for Weld Quality Inspection, International Journal of Engineering Research and Innovation, ISSN 2152-4157, Volume 11, Number 2. View the Article
  • Fasanya, B. (2019). Computational Analyses of Auditory Discriminability Using Data from Acceptable Signal-to-Noise Ratio Experiment. Int. J. Human Factors and Ergonomics (IJHFE), 6(2), 143-159. View the Article
  • Guo, X., Jiang, J., Tan, L., & Du, S. (2019). “Improved adaptive recursive even mirror Fourier nonlinear filter for nonlinear active noise control,” Applied Acoustics, vol. 146, pp. 310-319. Elsevier View the Article
  • Nguyen, V., Ha, D., Tran, D., and Lee, Y. (2019). Enhancing physical layer security for cooperative non-orthogonal multiple access networks with artificial noise. EAT Endorsed Transactions on Industrial Networks and Intelligent Systems, INIS 19(20): e4. View the Article
  • Little, L. M., Rojas, J., Bard, A., Luo, Y., Irvin, D., & Rous, B. (2019). Automated Measures to Understand Communication Opportunities for Young Children with Autism in the Community: A Pilot Study. OTJR: occupation, participation and health, 39(2), 124-130. View the Article
  • Ocon, R. (2019). An Effective Assignment for Teaching Creative Problem Solving for Online and Face-to-Face Classes. Journal of Online Engineering Education, 10 (1), View the Article (PDF)
  • Stefanek, G., Curia, M., & Garwood, J. (2019). A Framework for A Smartphone Natural Language Driven Healthcare Monitor and Advisor Using Wearable Devices. Issues in Information Systems, 20(3), 208-213. View the Article (PDF)
  • Tu, M., Xiao, L., and Xu, D. (2019). Enhancing Availability of Replicated Services in Distributed Systems Considering Network Edge Availability. International Journal of Networks and Communications, 11(1). View the Article
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., Joshi, R., & Zhao, W. (2019). Numerical Study to Probe Effects of Strain Energy on Pore Formation and Their Density Distribution. IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology, 3(4), 276-283. View the Article
  • Sun, R., Yu, W., Zhang, H., Das, M., & Han, Q. (2019). Mathematical Modeling of Resistance Spot Welding, Journal of Multidisciplinary Engineering Science and Technology, ISSN: 2458-9403, Vol. 6 Issue 2. View the Article (PDF)
  • Tickoo, S. (2019). NX2019 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-073-9
  • Tickoo, S. (2019). CATIA V5-6R2019 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-086-3
  • Tickoo, S. (2019). PTC Creo Parametric 6.0 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-075-7
  • Tickoo, S. (2019). Autodesk Inventor 2020 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-057-3
  • Tickoo, S. (2019). Solid Edge 2020 for Designers. USA: CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-085-6
  • Ha, D., & Agrawal, J. (2019). “Performance Analysis for NOMA Relaying System in Next Generation Networks with RF Energy Harvesting”, a chapter in the Open Access book, “Wireless Energy Transfer Technology” edited by Dr. Pedro Pinho, published by IntechOpen Limited, London, UK View the Details
  • Agrawal, J., & Farook, O. (2019, June). Advanced Methods of Phasor Calculation and Visualization in AC Circuits Using OOP in MATLAB. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Agrawal, J., Farook, O., Anderson, Z., & Walker, D. (2019, June). Internet of Things (IoT) Laboratory. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Duong, V., Ahmed, A., & Sy D. (2019, October). Introduction to Mechatronics and Integrated Approach, Proceedings of International Mechatronics Conference, Oklahoma. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Alavizadeh, A., & Mikhail, M. (2019, June). Design and Development of Portable Pneumatic Trainers to Teach Basic PLC Wiring and Programming. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Chandramouli, M. & Hixon, E. (2019, June). Integrating Active/Collaborative Learning in Computer-Centered Course Curriculum. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Chandramouli, M. (2019, June). Desktop and Augmented VR for Delivering Materials for Graphics Modeling and Animation Courses. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Chandramouli, M., Jin, G., Cubillos, D., & Heffron, J. (2019, Jan). A Systematic Analysis of Graphics-Based Hardware and Software for Virtual Reality Instructional Framework. Proceedings of EDGD/ASEE mid-Year conference, p.82-90. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Chandramouli, M., Jin, G., Cubillos, D. (2019, October). MOOC Videos in Project MANEUVER. Proceedings of 2019 IEEE Learning with MOOCS (LWMOOCS). Milwaukee, WI. View the Proceeding
  • Cubillos, D. & Chandramouli, M. (2019, Jan). Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Mediums: Comparative Analysis. Proceedings of EDGD/ASEE mid-Year Conference, p.66-71. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Kaiser, J., & Farook, O. (2019, June). Design of a Smart Miniature Vehicle. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B. (2019, July). Human Listener’s Misperception between Signal Comprehension in Noise and Noise Acceptability. Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 397-404). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B., Avula, Y., Keshavula, S., Aragattu, S., Kurra, S., & Kummari, B. (2019, July). Human Factors Concerns: Drivers’ Perception on Electronic Sideview System in 21st Century Cars. Proceedings of International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 556-563). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B., Zamojski, H., & Chukwurah, S. (2019, Jan). Tele-Presence Technology: Proposed Tool for Multi-Campuses Effective Learning and Colleges Cost Saving. Proceedings of CLUTE international conference. Lahaina, Hawaii. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Fasanya B., & Fathizadeh, M. (2019, June). Clustering from Grouping: A Key to Enhance Students’ Classroom Active Engagement. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Education, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Fathizadeh, M. (2019, June). Students’ Familiarization to Methodical Troubleshooting through a Capstone Project. Proceedings of 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Fathizadeh, M. (2019, June). Board 11: Instrumentation Division: Student’s Participation to Improve Formula SAE Car. Proceedings of at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Dayyala, N., Inti, S., & Khan, S. (2019). Is Big Data Analytics Half Embraced by Construction Industry? Proceedings of 50th Annual Conference of the Decision Sciences Institute (pp: 2042-2057). View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Sharma, M., Inti, S., & Tandon, V. (2019). Economic and Environmental Analysis of Adaptation Strategy to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change on Pavements. Proceedings of 5th Conference of Transportation Research Group of India International Conference on Transportation and Development (Paper Id: 526). View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Guo, X., Jiang, J., Chen, J., Tan, L., & Du, S. (2019, August). Convex combination recursive even mirror Fourier nonlinear filter for nonlinear active noise control. Proceedings of 22nd IEEE International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems, Harbin, China. View the Proceeding
  • Dai, J., Zhang, Y., Hou, J., Wang, X., Tan, L., & Jiang, J. (2019, May). Sparse wavelet decomposition and filter banks with CNN deep learning for speech recognition. Proceedings of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, pp. 98-103, Brookings, SD. View the Proceeding
  • Peng, X., Hou, J., Tan, L., Chen, J., Jiang, J., & Guo, X. (2019, May). Bit-error aware lossless color image compression. Proceedings of 2019 Conference on IEEE International Electro/Information Technology, pp. 126-131, Brookings, SD. View the Proceeding
  • Guo, X., Jiang, J., Tan, L., & Du, S. (2019, May). Efficient implementation of Volterra diagonal bilinear filter for nonlinear active noise control. Proceedings of IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Edmonton, Canada. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Huang, L., Karbaschi, G., & Bernard, G. (2019). Semantic Similarity of Side Effect and Indication Relations of Drugs Inferred from Neural Embedding. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Mining and Analytics (SEPDA 2019), a workshop of the 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019), pp.68-77. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Huang, Q., Fang, G., & Jiang, K. (2019). An Approach of Suspected Code Plagiarism Detection Based on XGBoost Incremental Learning. Proceedings of 2019 International Conference on Computer, Network, Communication and Information Systems (CNCI 2019). Atlantis Press. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Feng, S., Calix, R., & Bernard, G. (2019, Jan). Assessment of word embedding techniques for identification of personal experience tweets pertaining to medication uses. Proceedings of International Workshop on Health Intelligence (W3PHIAI 2019), a workshop of the 31st AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-19) (pp. 45-55). AAAI – W3PHIAI, Hawaii. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Calix, R., & Bernard, G. (2019). Prediction of Personal Experience Tweets of Medication Use via Contextual Word Representations. Proceedings of 41st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2019) (pp. 6093-6096). IEEE. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Huang, L., Gupta, R., Calix, R., & Bernard, G. (2019). An Explainable Approach of Inferring Potential Medication Effects from Social Media Data. In Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: Knowledge Representation and Transparent and Explainable Systems AIME 2019 International Workshops, KR4HC/ProHealth and TEAAM – Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 11979 (pp. 82-92). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Huang, L., Karbaschi, G., & Bernard, G. R. (2019). Semantic Similarity of Side Effect and Indication Relations of Drugs Inferred from Neural Embedding. Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Semantics-Powered Data Mining and Analytics (SEPDA 2019), a workshop of the 18th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2019), pp.68-77. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Kim, T., Calix, R., & Patel, D. (2019, June). Low cost system for laboratory-based course in IT Education using Raspberry Pi, Proceedings of 126th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Kulatunga, A. & Sampaio, D. (2019, December). IoT Platforms and Hardware Integrations for Industry 4.0 Applications. Proceedings of IEEE-ICISS conference, Kandy, Sri Lanka.
  • Ha, D. Lee, Y., Truong, V., & Vo, M. (2019, December). Amplify-and-forward relay transmission in uplink non-orthogonal multiple access networks. Proceedings of 6th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS), Hanoi, Vietnam. View the Proceeding
  • Ha, D., Tans, A., Tran, D., & Lee, Y. (2019, March). Secrecy performance analysis of energy harvesting aware relaying networks with adaptive power splitting and relay selection scheme. IEEE 3rd International Conference on Signal Processing, Telecommunications & Computing (SigTelCom), Hanoi, Vietnam. View the Proceeding
  • Kothalkar, P., Irvin, D., Luo, Y., Rojas, J., Nash, J., Rous, B., & Hansen, J. (2019). Tagging child-adult interactions in naturalistic, noisy, daylong school environments using i-vector based diarization system. Proceedings of SLaTE 2019: 8th ISCA Workshop on Speech and Language Technology in Education (pp. 89-93). View the Proceeding
  • Mikhail, M., & Alavizadeh, A. (2019, June). Virtual Robot Labs for Programming Industrial Robot Course. Proceedings of the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Mikhail, M., & Alavizadeh, A. (2019, June). Final Phase of Design, Test, and Evaluation of a Portable Programmable Logic Controller Trainer. Proceedings of the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Mikhail, M. (2019, June). Enhancing College of Technology and Engineering Technology Programs with Industrial Robotics Concentration. Proceedings of the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition. Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Mikhail, M., & Wickrema, C. (2019, April). Developing Dynamic Navigation Software for a Laser Guided Autonomous Mobile Robot, Proceedings of IEEE Southeast Con-19. Huntsville, AL. View the Proceeding
  • Mikhail, M. (2019, April). Advanced Signal Processing for Decision Making and Decision-Fusion Software Systems for Aircraft Structural Health Monitoring, Proceedings of IEEE Southeast Con-19. Huntsville, AL. View the Proceeding
  • Stefanek, G. (2019, June). Mobile Applications Development in Senior Design Capstone Courses. Proceedings of 2019 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, FL. View the Proceeding
  • Stefanek, G., Curia, M., & Garwood, J. (2019, May). An Infrastructure for a Natural Language-Driven Smartphone Healthcare Monitor and Advisor that uses Wearable Technologies [ZIP file]. Proceedings of IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI’19), Chicago, IL. View the Proceeding
  • Shen, J., Geng, M., Schultz, A., Chen, W., Qiu, H., & Wang, X. (2019, November). Numerical study of a multi-layered strain sensor for structural health monitoring of asphalt pavement. Proceedings of 6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications, 15–30. View the Proceeding
  • Zahraee, A. (2019, January). “3D Modelling in SolidWorks to Perform Quasi-Static Flow Analysis for Simulation of Structural Behavior”, Proceedings of ASEE Engineering Design Graphics Division 73rd Mid-Year Conference, Berkley, CA.
  • Zahraee, A., & Mapa, L. (2019, February). “Leveraging Industry Partnership for Experiential Learning and Laboratory Improvement”, Proceedings of 2019 CIEC, New Orleans, LA. View the Proceeding
  • Zahraee, A. (2019). Structural condition assessment for wind turbine towers (Order No. 22583188). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2302691352). Retrieved from View the Article
  • Zahraee, A. (2019). Tensile Testing of Glass Insulators. NIPSCO, 2019, pp. 1–13, Tensile Testing of Glass Insulators.
  • Chandramouli, M. (2019). VR in STEM Applications, Duy Tan University, Vietnam, November 1, 2019.
  • Chandramouli, M. (2019). VR in Agriculture, APFITA, Taiwan, October 28, 2019. View the Details
  • Chandramouli, M. (2019). Virtual Reality Applications in Education, Pannasastra University of Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia.
  • Kim, T. (2019). Invited speaker at Yeosei University, Industry 4.0 and Smart Energy Plant System, and AI and its application to smart energy plant design & operation, 2019
  • Kulatunga, A. (2019, October) Invited Plenary Session Speaker at XIII Latin American Congress of Energy Generation, Transmission and Distribution (CLAGTEE 2019), Santiago, Chile.
  • Kulatunga, A. (2019, December) Invited Speaker, Hardware Integration Development Platforms for Cloud Based IoT Devices, IEEE-ICISS conference, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Advisory Board, MATEDU, National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (M. Chandramouli)
  • Director of Programs, Engineering Design Graphics Division, American Society of Engineering Education (M. Chandramouli)
  • American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Greater Calumet Chapter, Board member: Web master, campus coordinator, student Liaison (S. Nakayama)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Editorial Board of Journal of Engineering Technology (S. Scachitti)

Students

  • The 3rd Place of Graduate Student Research Awards in PNW Days of Discovery (Advisors: R. Calix and K. Jiang)
  • The 3rd prize at the Houstex 3D Printing Student Competition: 4 CGT students (Advisor: M. Chandramouli)
  • Top 40 Finalist in ITA Technology Challenge 2019: Xiaxin Shen, CIT student (Advisor: Y. Luo)

External Grants – Funded Awards ($510,253) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)

  • Tu, Manghui, PI – Hoosier GenCyber Student Summer Camps across the State of Indiana, National Security Agency = $98,747.00
  • Zahraee, Afshin, PI – Tensile Testing of Glass Insulators for NIPSCO, NiSource Corporate Services Company = $3,240.00
  • Latif, Niaz, PI; Blades, Deborah, Co-PI, Handley, Mont, Co-PI, Zahraee, Mohammad, Co-PI, Co-PI, Meeting Innovation and workforce needs for advanced manufacturing, Economic Development Administration = $386,316.00
  • Kim, Tae-Hoon, PI – Interactive Web App development for ArcelorMittal Global R&D Center Arcelor-Mittal USA = $9,950.00
  • Inti, Sundeep, PI – Faculty Scholars Program 2019 Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant = 12,000.00

Internally-Funded Awards ($77,200) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)

Proposal Submission Grants $4,000

  • Chandramouli, M. Interactive Motherboard and Hardware Instruction and Assembly using Educational Virtual Environments. $4,000

Catalyst Grants $42,000

  • Akhmadullin, I., Zahraee, A. Using a PCM Material for Climate Control in the Building. $12,000
  • Inti, S., Fasanya, B. Developing a Sustainable Hybrid Material for Traffic Noise Reduction. $11,000
  • Luo, Y. Privacy Preserving Data Processing in a Distributed Machine Learning framework. $7,000
  • Tu, M., Calix, R. Automating Insider Threat Detection and Incident Response for Critical Infrastructures. $12,000

PRF International Travel Grant $2,000

  • Ahmed, A. Embedded Robot Control System, DaNang, Vietnam $1,000
  • Fathizadeh, M. Integration of Solar-Wind Energy with Conventional Power Network, Barcelona, Spain, $1,000

PRF Summer Faculty Grant $16,000

  • Inti, S. Assessing the Reliability of Critical Highways in Indiana to Withstand Extreme Events due to Climate Change $8,000
  • Kim, T. Adaptive Anomaly based Network Intrusion Detection System using Deep Learning $8,000

Indiana Space Grant $6,900

  • Higley, J., Rinaldi, D., Schmied, A. Formula SAE Chassis Design, Manufacturing, and Testing. $600
  • Jiang, J., Solano, B., Olyan, T. Design and Implementation of a Water Level Control System. $600
  • Jiang, J., Trimble, M. Automated Hydroponics System. $300
  • Jiang, J., Guse, B. Selective Compliance Assembly Robot Arm for Drawing. $300
  • Jiang, J., Acosta, M., Young, K., Manns, M. Design and Implementation of a Home Temperature Monitoring System. $600
  • Mikhail, M., Bottari, J. Validating STEM Education Interest through Demonstration and Experience. $300
  • Rickerson, R., Pinkston, Z., Powers, J. Belt Driven Four-Wheel Drive System Design, Development, and Implementation. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Gries, S., Flory, M. SAE Baja Data Acquisition System. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Packwood, N., Szymanek, Z. Effectiveness of Adjustable Air Shock Absorbers. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Scheeringa, J., Hutchison, D. Composite Materials. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Kowalski, J., Kaufman, K. Design and Implementation of Data Collection. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Little, N., Overloop, T. Design and Fabrication of an Ackerman Steering System. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Erminger, K., Nykiel, N. Design and Implementation of an Off-Road Braking System. $600

Undergraduate Research Awards $6,300

  • Fasanya, B., Hillman, K. Modern Applications (Apps) for monitoring and tracking industrial permits. $300
  • Higley, J., Rinaldi, D., Schmied, A. 2019-2020 FSAE Chassis, Spring 2019. $600
  • Higley, J., Mirowski, J., Torres, T. 2019/2020 Formula SAE Yamaha R6 Engine Oil Pan Design and Manufacture. $600
  • Inti, S., Evans, T., Florez, M. Investigate the Effects of Activated Charcoal in the Cement Concrete. $600
  • Lee, Y., Rosiar, B., Wilkening, J. Smart Pill Container. $600
  • Luo, Y., Buss, N., Gutierrez, A. Location Tracking System. $600
  • Mikhail, M., Bottari, J. Validating STEM Education through Demonstration and Experience. $300
  • Rickerson, R., Packwood, N., Szymanek, Z. Effectiveness of Adjustable Air Shocks. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Gries, S., Flory, M. Data Analytics and Acquisition. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Scheeringa, J., Doyle, L. A-arm Development. $600
  • Rickerson, R., Pinkston, Z., Powers, J. Design & Fabrication of a Mechanical Gearbox. $600
  • Wang, X., Diederich, J. Building a portable lab with Live Linux. $300
  • Duy Tan (Vietnam) University faculty training/exchange (Zahraee, M., Kulatunga, A.) $80,000.00
  • MS On-Line Program (Zahraee, M.) $81,401.64
  • CWI and US Steel Advance Manufacturing Training (Blades, D., Zahraee, M., Latif, N.) $159,077.00
  • Bimba Trainings (Alavizadeh, A.) $4,376.00
  • Kay Manufacturing (Higley, J.) $40,900.00
  • Purdue Northwest College of Technology – “PMMI Foundation, Hammond Machine, John Scheuer” = $68,797
  • Purdue Northwest College of Technology = $3,121
  • Purdue Northwest College of Technology Gift Fund – The Gene Haas Foundation balance = $2,000
  • Purdue Northwest College of Technology Graduate Program = $800
  • Purdue Northwest Computer Information Technology and Graphics = $200
  • Purdue Northwest Construction Science and Organizational Leadership = $4,596
  • Purdue Northwest Engineering Technology = $375
  • Purdue Northwest Haas Foundation College of Technology Scholarship – The Gene Haas Foundation Scholarship = $10,000
  • Purdue Northwest Mechatronics Program = $1,000
  • Purdue Northwest MET Gift Fund = $625
  • Purdue Northwest Morrison Scholarship-Patrick Sharkey Memorial = $1,000
  • Purdue Northwest Sori Family Endowed Scholarship for Construction Management = $1,500
  • GIK PNW College of Technology – Hammond Machine (plotter) & M.A. Ford (cutters) & Morrison (capping machine) = $56,495
  • PNW GIK Department of Engineering Technology – Monster Tool Company = $12,994
  • Purdue Northwest Mechatronics Engineering Technology – Visual Components = $7,500
  • ATMAE re-accreditation received for CGT
  • ABET re-accreditations received for CIT, EET, MET, MCT, CEMT and OLS

2018 Summary of Faculty Productivity

  • Fasanya, B. K., Pope-Ford, R., & Shofoluwe, M. (2018). The Safety Concerns of Night Shift Schedule: Implications for Family, Homes and Human Health. Med-Clin Res & Rev, 2(5), 1-7. View the Article (PDF)
  • Fathizadeh, M, A. Ayyad. 2018. Application of Remote Telemetry for Improving Formula SAE Car Performance. Transactions on Engineering Technologies: World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science. Springer Publishing. PP 229-243.
  • Guo, X, Li Y, Jiang, J, Dong, C, Tan, L. 2018. Adaptive Function Expansion 3-D Diagonal-Structure Bilinear Filter for Active Noise Control of Saturation Nonlinearity. IEEE Journals and Magazines. IEEE Access Vol 6, PP65139-65150.
  • Guo, X, Li, Y, Jiang, J, Dong, C, Du, S, Tan, L. 2018. Sparse Modeling of Nonlinear Secondary Path for Nonlinear Active Noise Control. IEEE Journals and Magazines. Vol 67, No 3. Pp482-496. 2018
  • Huang, M., Zou, G., Zhang, B., Liu, Y., Gu, Y., & Jiang, K. (2018). Overlapping community detection in heterogeneous social networks via the user model. Information Sciences, 432, 164-184. View the Article
  • Huang, M., Zou, G., Zhang, B., Gan, Y., Jiang, S., & Jiang, K. (2018). Identifying influential individuals in microblogging networks using graph partitioning. Expert Systems with Applications. Volume 102, 15 July 2018, Pages 70-82 View the Article
  • Jiang, K., Feng, S., Li, J., Song, Q., Calix, R.A., & Gupta, M. (2018). Identifying personal health experience tweets with word embedding and LSTM neural network. BMC Bioinformatics 2018, 19(Suppl 8):210. View the Article
  • X. Guo, Y. Li, J. Jiang, C. Dong, S. Du, L. Tan, “Adaptive function expansion 3-D diagonal-structure bilinear filter for active noise control of saturation nonlinearity,” IEEE Access, vol. 6, pp. 65139-65150, October 2018.
  • X. Guo, Y. Li, J. Jiang, C. Dong, S. Du, L. Tan, “Sparse modeling of nonlinear secondary path for nonlinear active noise control,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 482-496, March 2018.
  • Jin, G., Jiang, K., Lee, S. (2018). Development of Virtual Reality Games for Motor Rehabilitation. Journal of Telecommunication, Electronic and Computer Engineering (JTEC). 10(4), 87-94. ISSN: 2180-1843. eISSN: 2289-8131. View the Article
  • Jin, G., Tu, M., Kim, T., Heffron, J., White, J., Trekles, A. (2018). Development and Evaluation of Cybersecurity Education Games for High School Students. International Journal of Engineering Research & Innovation. 10(1), 25-35. ISSN: 2152-4157. View the Article
  • Jin, G., Tu, M., Kim, T., Heffron, J., White, J. (2018). Evaluation of Game-Based Learning in Cybersecurity Education for High School Students. Journal of Education and Learning EduLearn). 12(1), 150-158. ISSN: 2089-9823. View the Article
  • Nee, B.A., & Tu, M. (2018). The Social Economic, Environmental, Human Health, and
    Cybersecurity Impacts of Wireless and Mobile Computing. Journal of Communications, 13(1), 32-39.
  • Su, P.-C., Shen, J., Xu, W., Cheung, S.-C., & Luo, Y. (2018). A Fast and Robust Extrinsic Calibration
    for RGB-D Camera Networks. Sensors, 18(1), 235 (Impact Factor (IF): 2.475). View the Article
  • Lizhe Tan, Jean Jiang, Digital Signal Processing: Fundamentals and Applications. Third Edition, Elsevier/Academic Press, 2018. (903 pages)
  • Robert L. Mott, Edward M. Vavrek, Jyhwen Wang. 2018. Machine Elements in Mechanical Design. Pearson. 2018. 856 Pages.
  • Zey, J., Nakayama, S., Benson, B., and Greife, A. (2018). Preparing EHS Students and Young Professionals for Ethical Issues. In Olawoyin, R. and Hill, D.C. (Ed.), Safety Leadership and Professional Development (1st ed., pp. 85-97). Park Ridge, IL. ASSP. ISBN 978-0-939874-18-7. View the Details
  • Agrawal, J. P., & Farook, O., & Yu, W. (2018, June), Phasor Toolbox for AC Circuit Analysis Using MATLAB. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. View the Proceeding
  • Vu, D, Ahmed, AFarook, O. 2018. A System Designed to Convert Plastic Waste into Utilitarian Artifacts. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Ahmed, AFarook, O. 2018. Managing Technological Entrepreneurship: The Engine for Economic Growth. PICMET ’18 Conference. August 18-23, 2018. Honolulu, HI
  • Alavizadeh, AMikhail, M. 2018. Developing PLC-Based Pneumatic Lab Activities for an Undergraduate Course on Fluid Power. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Chandramouli, M.Jin, G., Heffron, J., Cossette, M., Fidan, I., Merrell, W., & Welsch, C. (2018, July). Virtual Reality Education Modules for Digital Manufacturing Instruction. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. View the Proceeding
  • Fraley, J., Imeri, A., Fidan, I., & Chandramouli, M. (2018, July). A Comparative Study on Affordable Photogrammetry Tools. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. View the Proceeding
  • Dobrowski, T. Investigation of a Mezzanine Failure. Vibration Institute Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, July 2018.
  • Farook, O., & Agrawal, J. P., & Ahmed, A., & Yu, W., & Alibrahim, H. A., & Khan, A. S., & Tahmina, Q. (2018, June), Structured Programing Methodology and Its Role in Cognitive Development in Problem Solving Skills Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B. K., & Shofoluwe, M. (2018, July). Occupational Ergonomics: Emerging Approaches Toward Improved Worker Productivity and Injury Reduction. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 385-395). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B. K., & Strong, J. D. (2018, July). Younger Generation Safety: Hearing Loss and Academic Performance Degradation Among College Student Headphone Users. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 522-531). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Fasanya, B. K., Pope-Ford R, Shofoluwe M, and Olaniyi O. (2018). The Safety Concerns of Night Shift Schedule: Implications for Family, Homes and Human Health. 4th Edition of International Conference on Occupational Health and Safety. May 28-29, 2018 London, UK. DOI: 10.21767/2574-2825-C2-005. View the Proceeding (PDF)
  • Fathizadeh, M, A. Ayyad. 2018. Students Participation to Improve Formula SAE Car. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Hossain, A.Zahraee, M. 2018. Virtual Software and Hardware Environment Provides Enhanced learning for Mechatronics Engineering Technology Majors. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Inti, S., Sharma, M., & Tandon, V. (2018, July). Social Considerations in Selection of Sustainable Pavement Designs. In Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes Conference (pp. 83-97). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, J. Audio Processing with Channel Filtering Using DSP Techniques. 2018. IEE 8th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference. PP 545-550. January 2018. Las Vegas, NV.
  • Jiang, J, Brewer, Jr, Jakubowki, R, Tan, L. 2018 Development of a Piano Frequency Detecting System Using the Goertzel Algorithm. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology. PP 346-349. May 2018. Rochester MI
  • Tan, L, Vijayarajan, V, Dai, J, Jiang, J. Channel Sparsity-Aware Diagonal Structure Volterra Filters for Nonlinear Acoustic Echo Cancellation. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology. PP 420-423. May 2018. Rochester MI
  • Dai, J, Vijayarajan, V, Peng, X, Tan, L, Jiang, J. Speech Recognition Using Sparse Discrete Wavelet Decomposition Feature Extraction. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology. PP 812-816. May 2018. Rochester MI
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Huang, L., Calix, R.A., & Bernard, G.R. (2018). A data-driven method of discovering misspellings of medication names on Twitter. Medical Informatics Europe (MIE 2018), April, 2018, pp.136 – 140. (Studies in health technology and informatics, 247, 136-140. ISBN: 978-1-61499-851-8) View the Proceeding
  • Jiang, K., Chen, T., Calix, R.A., & Bernard, G.R. (2018). Identifying Consumer Health Terms of Side Effects in Twitter Posts. The 16th International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare (ICIMTH 2018), July, 2018, pp.273-276. (Studies in health technology and informatics, 251, 273-276. ISBN: 978-1-61499-879-2). View the Proceeding
  • Feng, S., Jiang, K., Li, J., Calix, R. A., & Gupta, M. (2018). Detecting Personal Experience Tweets for Health Surveillance Using Unsupervised Feature Learning and Recurrent Neural Networks. In Workshops at the Thirty-Second AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, New Orleans, Feb, 2018. (AAAI Technical Report WS-18-09. ISBN 978-1-57735-801-5. P.425-430). View the Proceeding
  • Huang, Q., Qian, Y., Liu, G., & Jiang, K. (2018, June). Matching Algorithm of Composite Service Based on Indexing Mechanism in BPM. In International Conference on Cloud Computing and Security (pp. 635-647). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Huang, Q., Huang, X., & Jiang, K. (2018). An Erroneous Word Locating Algorithm for Natural Language Text in Medical Scene Based on Clustering Analysis. The 2018 World Congress on Artificial intelligence and Engineering Technology (AIET2018). View the Proceeding
  • Jin, G.Tu, M.Kim, T., Heffron, J., White, J. (2018). Game based Cybersecurity Training for High School Students. In Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 68-73. View the Proceeding
  • Kim, T. H.Mapa, L., and Jun, M. H. (2018), Framework to develop the customized tool for RFID experiment. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. View the Proceeding
  • Lee, Y. Performance Analysis of DS-CDMA and MC-CDMA Systems. IEEE 9th Annual Ubiquitous Computing Electronics and Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON), Columbia University, New York, NY, November 2018.
  • Lee, Y. Analysis of Data Rate vs. SNR in MIMO Wireless Communication Systems. IEEE International Conference on Electro-Information Technology (EIT), pp. 262-266, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, May 2018. View the Proceeding
  • Mapa, L, Alam,S. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) as a Decision Support System in Horticulture Industry. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Mikhail, M, Wang, A. Lab-Design of FANUC Operation for Engineering Technology Major Students. 2018. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Ocon, R. (2018). Building a Physical Model to Teach Creative Problem-solving Skills in Online and Live Courses. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA. Retrieved January 22, 2019. View the Proceeding
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., Choi, A., Xie, F., & Zhao, W. (2018, July). Ionic Conduction in Biological Nanopores Created by Ultrashort9 High-Intensity Pulses. In 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 1-4). IEEE. View the Proceeding
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., Choi, A., & Zhao, W. (2018, July). Comparative Study of Pore Formation Energy by High Intensity, Nanosecond Electrical Pulse. In 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 5721-5724). IEEE. “>View the Proceedinghttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8513655”>View the Proceeding
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., Choi, A., & Zhao, W. (2018, July). Simulation of pH-Regulated Electrokinetic Ion Transport in Nanopores with Polyelectrolyte Brushes. In 2018 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC) (pp. 4194-4197). IEEE. “>View the Proceedinghttps://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8513279”>View the Proceeding
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., Joshi, R., & Zhao, W. (2018, June). Numerical Study of Pfffffore Density Distribution and Pore Formation Energy. In 2018 IEEE International Microwave Biomedical Conference (IMBioC) (pp. 202-204). IEEE. View the Proceeding
  • Qiu, H., Wang, X., & Zhao, W. (2018, June). Simulation of Electroporation in Cell Using Bipolar AC Pulse. In 2018 IEEE International Microwave Biomedical Conference (IMBioC) (pp. 187-1t6789). IEEE. View the Proceeding
  • Scachitti, SHigley, J. 2018. Flipped Classroom or Active Learning: Integrating Alternative Teaching Methods into Engineering Technology. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Sharma, M., Inti, S., & Tandon, V. (2018, July). Impact Assessment of Climate Change in Texas Pavements and Resiliency Strategy. In Civil Infrastructures Confronting Severe Weathers and Climate Changes Conference (pp. 38-53). Springer, Cham. View the Proceeding
  • Sharma, M., Inti, S., & Tandon, V. (2018). Adaptation Methods to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change on Texas Pavements. In Transportation Research Board, Washington D.C. (No. 18-06034). View the Proceeding
  • Wang, X., Olariu, S., Qiu, H., Xie, F., Choi, A., & Zhao, W. (2018, May). A Theoretical Analysis on the Reliability of Multigenerational IoT. In 2018 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology (EIT) (pp. 0203-0208). IEEE. View the Proceeding
  • Yu, W., & Chen, H. Controller Design for Mechatronic Rotary Inverted Pendulum (Part 1 and Part 2) Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Mid-Atlantic Section Spring Conference, Washington, District of Columbia, April 2018. https://peer.asee.org/29458
  • Yu, WFarook, OAgrawal, JAhmed, A. 2018. Software-hardware Integration of System Design Discipline. Proceeding of the 2018 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 23-27, 2018, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.
  • Chandramouli, M. (2018). Graphics based HCI & Virtual Reality: Applications & Considerations. International TGIS Conference, Taiwan. View the Details
  • Kulatunga, A. (2018, April), Smart Grid Development in USA, 7th Symposium of the Consortium of Rapid Smart Grid Impact (CRSGI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Kulatunga, A., Navaratne, S., Raghavan K. (208, April), EV Infrastructure Research Possibilities, 7th Symposium of the Consortium of Rapid Smart Grid Impact (CRSGI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Latif, N. (2018, April), Commercialization opportunities for University Research, 7th Symposium of the Consortium of Rapid Smart Grid Impact (CRSGI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Agrawal, J. P.,Presented workshop to Duy Tan University Electrical Engineering Faculty on, “Novel Methods of Phasor Calculation and Visualization in AC Circuit Analysis-Using MATLAB Object Oriented Programming”, Dec. 21, 2018 at Duy Tan University, DaNang, Vietnam.
  • Agrawal, J. P.,Presented workshop to Duy Tan University Electrical Engineering Faculty on, “The First Course in Digital Control in the Engineering Program”, Dec. 20, 2018 at Duy Tan University, DaNang, Vietnam.
  • Advisory Board, MATEDU, National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education (M. Chandramouli)
  • Scientific Advisory Board – Singularity & Infinity, Data Science Company, Taiwan (M. Chandramouli)
  • Texas Instruments, National Advisory Panel (M. Chandramouli)
  • Member, American Concrete Institute Committee 228 & 311 (T. Dobrowski)
  • Member, International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 (T. Dobrowski)
  • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Engineering Technology (S. Scachitti)
  • Commissioner, Executive Committee of the ABET-Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) (N.Latif)
  • Accreditation Board Member, Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) (N.Latif)

Faculty and Staff

  • U.S. Patent 9,874,417 Firing Control System for Firearm. Higley, J, Zajik, J, Nebeker, D, Vavro, S. US Patent awarded January 23, 2018:
  • European/US Patent EP3397916/US20017184366 Firing Control System for Firearm. Higley, J, Zajk, J, Nebeker, D, Vavro, S. European Patent awarded November 7, 2018:
  • US Patent 10,077,126 Packaging System. Wilson, N, Higley, J, Burk, M. awarded September 18, 2018:
  • Seed for Success Award, Purdue University. For receiving more than $1M external grant in a year (M. Tu and K. Jiang)
  • Warner Professional Practice Award, 2018 International Honor Society of Technology (M. Chandramouli)
  • Invited Speaker, 1 Million Cups: Commercialization and Manufacturing Excellence Center, PNW (M. Chandramouli) View the Event
  • Elected Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education (2018) (Latif, N)
  • Student Supervisor of the year, Spring 2018 (Rickerson,R)

Students

  • PNW Student Research Award, 2nd Place in Graduate Oral Presentation, Shichao Feng, Advisor: K. Jiang.

External Grants – Funded Awards ($339,983) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)

  • TU, MANGHUI PI Develop a Secure Programming Clinic Program at Purdue University Northwest UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – DAVIS 1 $ 20,000.00
  • KIM, TAE-HOON PI GenCyber Summer Camp at Purdue University Northwest for High School Students in Chicago Metropolitan Area NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 0.5 $ 49,078.00
  • JIN, GE Co-PI GenCyber Summer Camp at Purdue University Northwest for High School Students in Chicago Metropolitan Area NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 0.5 $ 49,078.00
  • STEFANEK, GEORGE L Co-PI PNW GenCyber Summer Boot Camp for High School Teachers in Northwest Indiana and Southwest Michigan NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 0.5 $ 47,927.00
  • CALIX, RICARDO A PI A Machine Learning Course for Cyber Security Professionals NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 1 $173,900.00 $ 339,983

Internally-Funded Awards ($67,931) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)
Catalyst Grants

  • Chandramouli, M. Calix, R. Multidimensional Visualization of Semantic Vector Spa College of Engineering and Sciences Using Virtual Reality. $12,000
  • Fasanya, B. Correlation between Cell Phone Volume via Headphones and the Output Intensity in Decibel. $7,000
  • Kulatunga, A. Developing Collaborations to Applying CRSGI Tools for NSF INFEWS Type Projects. $4,000

Exploratory Grant

  • Fasanya, B. Workplace Safety Alert App for Workers’ Performance Effectiveness and Accident Control. $3,961

Indiana Space Grant

  • Jiang, J. Benjamin Guse and Christopher Frederick. Emotion and Stress Classifications Based on Galvanic Skin Response Using the Wireless Sensor. $600
  • Fasanya, B. Demonstration on Dangerous Decibel (Hearing Protection) for K-12 Students $5,000

IN-Mac Grant

  • Blades, D. Students Pack the Expo Event $1,980

PRF International Travel Grant

  • Chandramouli, M. Second International Conference on Applications of Mathematics/Pokhara, Nepal $1,000

Other

  • Higley, J. Rickerson, R. Student Service Fee Spring 2018 Award to Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Team $6,500.00
  • Mapa, Lash, Rickerson, Rick, Handley, Mont. POTplugs (Cyber Physical System, Unit Level Sensors for Horticulture Operations) from Purdue University WL under NSF “Phase 0” pilot program through NSF’s Midwest I-Corps. $25,000

Undergraduate research awards

  • $300 COT Changshi Yang (Mentor: Wang Xianping) A Portable lab with windows to go
  • $590 COT Mohammad Alwahibi, Brain Saavedra (Mentor: Wangling Yu) Tabletop Coffee Roaster
  • Zahraee, M., Higley, J., Rickerson, R. BP Apprenticeship Training $84,850.00
  • Zahraee, M. BP CAD and Surveying Training $36,480.00
  • Zahraee, M., Kulatunga, A. Duy Tan (Vietnam) University faculty training/exchange $80,000.00
  • Zahraee, M. MS On-Line Program $70,862.00
  • Blades, D., Zahraee, M., Latif, N. CWI Advance Manufacturing Training $159,077.00
  • Nick and Nancy Wilson Mechatronics Engineering Technology Laboratory $10,000
  • Computer Information Technology and Graphics $1,300
  • Construction Science and Organizational Leadership $4,676
  • Engineering Technology $5,910
  • Jerome Hyndman Endowed Scholarship $10,100
  • The Gene Haas Foundation $16,000
  • BCSP Foundation $1,850

Gift-in-Kind ($11,535) (Data provided by PNW Advancement office)

  • B&R Industrial Automation Corp. $11,535

2017 Summary of Faculty Productivity

  • Jiang, J. & Tan, L., (2017). Real-Time Data Collection and Processing in Open-Loop and Closed-Loop Systems, The Technology Interface International Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 21-27, 2017
  • Xiong, Y., Huang, S., Wu, M., She, J., & Jiang, K. (2017). A Johnson’s-Rule-Based Genetic Algorithm for Two-Stage-Task Scheduling Problem in Data-Centers of Cloud Computing. IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. View the Article
  • Xiong, Y., She, J., & Jiang, K. (2017). A Lightweight Approach to Access to Wireless Network without Operating System Support. Intelligent Automation & Soft Computing, 1-9. View the Article
  • Navaratne, U.S.* & Kulatunga, N.A.* (2017). Smart Grid Emulator with a Hardware
  • In-Loop Smart-Meter Infrastructure. Technology Interface International Journal (TIU), 17(1), pp. 44-51
  • Kang, K. and Lee, J. (2017). Identification of the optimal integration of the hydrologic model with meteorology data using the advanced GIS object-oriented programming. Russian Meteorology and Hydrology. 42 (1), 71-76
  • Luo, Y., Cheung, S.-C., Pignata, T., Lazzeretti, R., & Barni, M. (2017). Anonymous subject identification and privacy information management in video surveillance. International Journal of Information Security, 2017, 1-18. View the Article
  • Wang, Z., Cheung, S.-C., & Luo, Y. (2017). Information-Theoretic Secure Multi-Party Computation with Collusion Deterrence. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 12(4), 980-995. View the Article
  • Stefanek, G. (2017). The Use of Virtualization Technology to Support Information Technology Programming Courses. Issues in Information Systems, 18(3), 184-194. View the Article (PDF)
  • Desai, N. and Stefanek, G. (2017). A Technique for Continuous Evaluation of Student Performance in Two Different Domains: Structural Engineering and Computer Information Technology. American Journal of Engineering Education, 8(2), 83-110. View the Article
  • Tu, M. and Xu, D. (2017) A secure and scalable two level update consistency control protocol for Peer-to-Peer systems. International Journal of peer-to-peer networks, 8(2). View the Article (PDF)
  • Agrawal, Jai P. (2017). First Course in Digital Control: USING MATLAB/SIMULINK and TI 320C6713 DSP, ISBN-13: 978-1546724964, Createspace Inc., an Amazon Company.
  • Calix, R.A. (2017). Getting Started with Deep Learning: Programming and Methodologies using Python. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1 edition (January 18, 2017). 170 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1542567091. View the Details
  • Mott, R.L., Vavrek, E.M., & Wang, J. (2017). Machines Elements in Mechanical Design, New York, NY: Pearson, ISBN-13: 978-0134441184
  • Tickoo, S.(2017), AutoCAD 2018: A Problem Solving Approach. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-942689-86-7
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), SolidWorks 2018 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-009-2
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), NX11 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-942689-78-2
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), CATIA V5-6R2017 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-010-8
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), PTC Creo Parametric 4.0 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-942689-79-9
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), Autodesk Inventor 2018 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-942689-88-1
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), Solid Edge ST10 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-64057-011-5
  • Tickoo, S. (2017), AutoCAD LT 2018 for Designers. USA:CADCIM, ISBN 978-1-942689-48-5
  • Ahmed, A. Navaratne, U. S., Electric Power Generation and Transmission System, Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, John Wiley and Sons, 15 Aug 2017.
  • Agrawal, J. P., Lee Yoonill and Farook, O. (2017). Digital Communication as the First Course in Undergraduate Telecommunication Engineering Technology Program, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Agrawal, J. P., Yu, Warren and Farook, O. (2017). Case For A Course in Digital Control in the Undergraduate Telecommunication Engineering Technology Program, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Alavizadeh, A. and Mikhail, M. (2017). Integrating Measurement Instruments in Pneumatic Lab Activities, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Verma, M. R., & Alavizadeh, A. (2017). Design and Development of Pneumatic Lab Activities for a Course on Fluid Power. Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Calix, R. A., Gupta, R., Gupta, M., and Jiang, K. (2017). Deep gramulator: Improving precision in the classification of personal health-experience tweets with deep learning. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM), pp. 1154-1159. IEEE, 2017. View the Details
  • Farook, O., Agrawal, J. P., Kulatunga, A., Ahmed, A., Yu, W., Lee, Y., Alibrahim, H. A. (2017). Freshman Experience Course in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Emphasizing Computation, Simulation, Mathematical Modeling, and Measurements, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Fasanya, B.K., Gregorec, J.L., and Shofoluwe, M. (2017). Relationships between Temperature and Noise on Construction Job Sites: Implications for Construction Workers’ Health. Proceeding of International Conference for Technology Management (ICTM-2017 August) Chicago Illinois, USA. View the Details (PDF)
  • Fasanya, B.K., & Pope-Ford, R. (2017, July). The Effects of Night Shift Schedule on Workers’ Life and Wellbeing: Gender Differences. International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 557-563). Springer, Cham. View the Details
  • Fathizadeh M., (2017). Alternative Energy Pros and Cons and How to Teach, Proceedings of ASEE Zone II Conference 2017, San Juan, Puerto Rico; March 2 – 5, 2017.
  • Fathizadeh M., (2017). Experiential Learning through Industry Partnership, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Ayyad A. & Fathizadeh M. (2017). Telemetry and Data Collection to Improve Formula SAE Car, Proceedings of World Congress on Engineering & Computer Science, October 25-27, 2017.
  • Pillarisetty, V. Hossain, A., (2017) Modelling and Designing a Mechatronics System for High Speed Packaging Operations Using Mechatronics Methodology, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Jiang, K., Gupta, R., Gupta, M., Calix, R. A., & Bernard, G. R. (2017, July). Identifying personal health experience tweets with deep neural networks. In Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC),2017 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE (pp. 1174-1177). IEEE. View the Details
  • Jiang, K., Tang, Y., Cook, G. E., & Madden, M. M. (2017, July). Discovering Potential Effects of Dietary Supplements from Twitter Data. In Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Digital Health (DH) (pp. 119-126). ACM. View the Details
  • Jiang, K., Feng, S., Gupta, M., Calix, R. A., & Bernard, G. R. (2017, November). Identifying Tweets of Personal Health Experience with Word Embedding and LTSM, ACM Conference of Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Singapore. View the Details
  • Jiang J., McCoy A., Lee E., Tan L. (2017). Development of a Motion Controlled Robotic Arm. 2017 IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communications (UEMCON 2017), pp. 145-149, Columbia University, New York City, NY, October 2017.
  • Jiang J., Seniff D, Callahan D., Tan L., & Lee, Y., (2017). Development of a Radiation Detecting Rover System, 2017 IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communications (UEMCON 2017), pp. 150-152, Columbia University, New York City, NY, October 2017.
  • Tan, L., Vijayranjan, V., Chimitt N., Jiang J., & Togbe A., (2017). Channel Sparsity-Aware Recursive Least Squares Algorithms for Nonlinear System Modeling and Active Noise Control, 2017 IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communications (UEMCON 2017), pp. 225-231, Columbia University, New York City, NY, October 2017.
  • Chimitt, N., Misch, W., Tan L., Togbe, A., & Jiang, J., Comparative study of simple feature extraction for single-channel EEG based classification, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Electro/Information Technology, pp. 166-170, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, May 2017.
  • Jin, G., Tu, M., Kim, T., Heffron, J., & White, J. (2017). PNW GenCyber Summer Camp: Game based Cybersecurity Education for High School Students. Fall 2017 Mid-Atlantic ASEE Conference, October 6-7, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA. View the Details
  • Jin, G., Jiang, K., & Lee, S. (2017). Development of Virtual Reality Games for Motor Rehabilitation. KSII The 9th International Conference on Internet (ICONI) 2017. December 17-20, 2017, Vientiane, Laos. View the Details
  • Kim, T. H., Fitzgerald, M., & Kurale, M. (2017). The Optimal Receiving Signal Strength to Use the Relay Node in Wireless Network. The 124th ASEE Annual Conference. View the Details
  • Kim, T. H., Mapa, L., Ramaurthy, D., & Goni, F. (2017). Investigating the Effect of Temperature in RFID Technology. The 124th ASEE Annual Conference. View the Details
  • Natonski, L., Hadden, B., and Kim, T.H. (2017). The Effect of Relay Node and Power Control on Performance in Multi-hop Wireless Network. IEEE 4th National Workshop for REU Research in Networking and System. View the Details
  • Kulatunga, N. A. (2017). Transforming First Year of ET Programs, Proceedings of the 2017 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, February 8-10, 2017, Jacksonville, FL, View the Details
  • Kulatunga, N. Athula* & Navaratne, U. S.*. (2017), Estrela Da Ilha, Brazil Power System Modeling for Power Quality Analysis and Renewable Energy Integration Studies, Proceedings of International Conference on Recent Trends in Renewable Energy and Smart Grid (ICRRESG), Mody University, Lakshmangrah, India, February 2017.
  • Lee, Y., Jiang, J., Underwood, G., Sanders, A. and Osborne, M., “Smart Power-Strip: Home Automation by Bringing Outlets into the IoT,” 2017 IEEE Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics and Mobile Communications (UEMCON 2017), pp. 198-201, Columbia University, New York City, NY, October 2017.
  • Lee, Y., and Jiang, J., and Yu, W., and Fuentes, S., and Brubaker, B., and Godines, J., (2017, September) Vertical-Axis Windmill Design and Implementation, 2017 ASEE Midwest section conference, September 24 – 26 in Stillwater, OK
  • Mikhail, M., and Carmack, N. (2017). Development of Navigation Software System for Obstacle Avoidance using Laser Sensor, Proceedings of IEEE Southeast Con-17, March 30-April 3, Charlotte, NC. View the Details
  • Mikhail, M. and Alavizadeh, A. (2017). Enhancing a Programmable Logic Controller Course, Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Nakayama, S., & Alavizadeh, A. (2017). Inclusion of Safety Discipline into Pneumatic and Hydraulics Lab Activities. Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Scachitti, S., (2017) Successful Engineering Technology Summer Programs: Recruitment Tool, Educational Experience or Both? Proceedings of the 2017 Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration, February 8-10, 2017, Jacksonville, FL, View the Details
  • Desai, N. H., & Stefanek, G. (2017, June), An Introductory Overview of Strategies used to Reduce Attrition in Engineering Programs. The 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. View the Details
  • Desai, N. H., & Stefanek, G. (2017, June), Board # 56: An Analysis of Engineering and Technology Faculty Library Usage Patterns and Recommendations for Enhancing Interaction with the Library. The 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. View the Details
  • Tu, M., Riordan, K., Xie, G. and Yang, S. (2017). A Secure Contact Protocol for the Delay Tolerant Networks. In Proceedings of the 16th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Science (IEEE ICIS’17). View the Details
  • Yu, W., & Farook, O., & Agrawal, J. P., & Ahmed, A. (2017). Teaching Microcontrollers with Emphasis on Control Applications Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Zahraee, M., & Latif, N (2017). Building and Sustaining a Successful Graduate Degree in Technology Proceedings of the 2017 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, June 25-28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio
  • European patent awarded January 3, 2017: 15824430.1-1655 PCT/US2015039671 MAGAZINE FOR FIREARM Higley; James B. (Dyer, IN)
  • Operating Engineers, Local 150, Apprenticeship Committee, (Dobrowski)
  • Director, National Society of Professional Surveyors, Indiana, (Gregory)
  • Secretary, Trig-Star Committee, National Society of Professional Surveyors, (Gregory)
  • ABET Program Evaluator (PEV) representing American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Evaluation of Construction Engineering Technology program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Oct 22 – 24, 2017, (Lee)
  • Member, Executive Board of Engineering Technology Division of American Society for Engineering Education (Latif)
  • Commissioner, Applied and Natural Science Accreditation(ANSAC) Commission of ABET (Latif)
  • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Engineering Technology (Scachitti)
  • Accreditation Board Member, Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME) (Latif)
    Faculty and Staff

  • Certificates of Appreciation Presented by Northwest Indiana Business Round Table (NWIBRT) – For Outstanding Support of the Seminar & Safety Statistics Sub Committees Reporting to the NWIBRT Safety Committee. – May, 2017 (Nakayama, Shoji)
  • IEEE Senior Member, elevated by IEEE Society, August 2017. (Jiang, Jean)
  • External Grants-Funded Awards ($3,760,591) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)

  • Chandramouli, M., PI, CITG, Maneuver: Manufacturing Education Using Virtual Enviro Resources, N.S.F. 0.6 = $528,855.00
  • Jin, Ge, Co-PI, CITG, Maneuver: Manufacturing Education Using Virtual Enviro Resources, N.S.F. 0.4 = $352,570.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, GenCyber Summer Camp for High School Teachers in Chgo. Met area, D.O.D. 0.7 = $19,075.14
  • Jin, Ge, PI, CITG, GenCyber Summer Camp at Purdue University NW Students in Chgo., D.O.D. 0.5 = $46,130.00
  • Tu, Manghui, Co-PI, CITG, GenCyber Summer Camp at Purdue University NW Students in Chgo., D.O.D. 0.5 = $46,130.00
  • Jin, Ge, Co-PI, CITG, Expanding the Pipeline: Immersive Learning Curr. For H.S. Cybersec., N.S.F. 0.2 = $96,585.20
  • Kim, Tae-Hoon, Co-PI, CITG, Expanding the Pipeline: Immersive Learning Curr. For H.S. Cybersec., N.S.F. 0.15 = $72,438.90
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, Expanding the Pipeline: Immersive Learning Curr. For H.S. Cybersec., N.S.F. 0.5 = $241,463.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, A Core Cybersec. Course Dev. Secure Program in Imm. Learn. Envir., D.O.D. 0.8 = $34,415.74
  • Jin, Ge, Co-PI, CITG, An Innovative Immer. Learning Pedagogical Method for Cybersec., D.O.D. 0.15 = $40,308.69
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, An Innovative Immer. Learning Pedagogical Method for Cybersec., D.O.D. 0.6 = $161,234.76
  • Jiang, Keyuan, Co-PI, CITG, Dev. a Seamless Pathway for Students Transist in 2yr deg Cybersec., D.O.D. 0.5, $95,279.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, Dev. a Seamless Pathway for Students Transist in 2yr deg Cybersec., D.O.D. 0.5 = $95,279.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, GenCyber Summer Camp for H.S. Teachers in Chgo. Metr. Area, D.O.D. 0.7 = $44,508.66
  • Jiang, Keyuan, Co-PI, CITG, CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Progam at Purdue University NW, N.S.F. 0.2 = $240,022.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, CyberCorps Scholarship for Service Program at Purdue University NW, N.S.F. 0.8 = $960,088.00
  • Tu, Manghui, PI, CITG, A Core Cybersec. Course Dev. Secure Program in Imm. Learn. Envir., D.O.D. 0.8 = $72,399.46
  • Handley, Mont, PI, COT, Functional Prototype Development, Indust 1.0 = $1,113.75
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, VA-Case CPHT Clinic Practice Project Mgmt., Oth. Fed 1.0 = $373,443.57
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, Modification #3; VA240C-15-J-0069, Oth. Fed 1.0 = ($18,268.97)
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, Modification #3; VA240C-15-J-0033, Oth. Fed 1.0 = ($16,317.78)
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, Lean Mgmt. System Facilitation-Jesse Brown VA Center, Oth. Fed 1.0 = $286,672.00
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, Lean Mgmt. System Facilitation-Jesse Brown VA Center Ammend. 1, Oth. Fed 1.0 = ($1,266.17)
  • Schachitti, Susan, PI, ET, MyVA Access Lean Mgmnt. System Exec. Lev. Facilit. Mod 1, Oth. Fed 1.0 = ($11,567.56) = $3,760,591.39
  • Internally-funded Awards ($70,765) (Data provided by PNW Sponsored Research Office)

    PRF Research Grant

  • Ying Luo, Privacy-aware Video Interface for Behavior Evaluation $8,000
  • PNW Catalyst Grant

  • Gokarna Aryal, Lakshman Mapa, Magesh Chandramouli Developing statistics modules for dynamic processes to enhance effective learning by integrating visualization $12,000
  • Ge Jin, Magesh Chandramouli AMBITION: Additive Manufacturing for Biomedical Technology Education $12,000
  • Exploratory Grants

  • Shoji Nakayama, Jay Lee Investigation on Leading Causes of Highway Work-Zone Incidents $4,000
  • Jay Lee, Wangling Yu-Geospatial Analysis and Emergency Management in Gas and Electric Services Using GIS Application $4,000
  • Ricardo Calix, Keyuan Jiang, Jamie Vargo-Warran -Patient Histories from Social Media for Drug-Drug Adverse Interaction Discovery in the Cancer Spectrum $4,000
  • Li Tan, Jean Jiang, Alan Togbe, Implementation of Nonlinear Active Noise control System $4000
  • Lakshman Mapa, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) as a decision support system in horticulture industry $4,000
  • Maged Mikhail, Framework Development for Human Robot Interaction (HRI) $4,000
  • Interdisciplinary Grant

  • Michael Tu, Maged Mikhail, Tae-Hoon Kim-Developing a Smart Manufacturing Security Research Program at PNW $19,885
  • PRF International Travel Grant

  • Magesh Chandramouli A Fun-based Collaborative HCI Framework for STEM Instructional Practices / Singapore (Singapore Univ. of Technology & Design) $1,000
  • Proposal Submission Grant

  • Bankole Fasanya, Shoji Nakayama, David Nalbone Mental Health Degradation among Midlife Adults as a Result of Workplace Violence $3,000
  • Indiana Space Grant

  • Tyler Keeton, Korey Stamper, Matthew Zmierski, Design and Implementation of Voice Controlled Wheelchair, $598 (Mentors: Yu, Lee, J. Jiang)
  • Travis E. Chesna, Katelyn L. Satter, Samuel W. Waruiru, Design and Implementation of a Bowling Ball Sensor, $597 (Mentor: Lee, Yu)
  • Undergraduate Research Grant

  • Jason Wyatt, DC Motor Control: An Approach in Industrial Applications,$260 (Mentors: Lee, , J. Jiang)
  • Gabriel T. Underwood, Matthew S. Osborne , Austin J. Sanders, Smart Power-Strip: Home Automation by Bringing Outlets into the IoT, $600 ( Mentors: Lee, J. Jiang)
  • Hamisi S Kussaga, Danzo Tanoh, Omar Morris, Design and Implementation of Walking Support System (Smart Blind Belt), $600 (Mentors: Lee, J. Jiang)
  • Benjamin Brubaker, Jesse Godines, Santiago Fuentes, Vertical Axis Wind Mill Design, $600 (Mentors: Lee, J. Jiang)
  • Tyler Keeton, Korey Stamper, Matthew Zmierski, Design and Implementation of Voice Controlled Wheelchair, $600 (Mentors: Yu, Lee, J. Jiang)
  • Web accessibility: addressing vision disability for residents of Munster $225 Adam Almendarez, Alejandra Maria (Mentors: Roller, Michael)
  • Evaluation and improvement of an retail in store employee order fulfilment $300 Alden Mirkov, Cynthia Marie (Mentors: Roller, Michael)
  • Mohammed Alhamoud and Ali Alnemer mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • David Verdeyen mentored by Ashfaq Ahmed – Engineering Technology
  • Alejandro Cordova mentored by Ashfaq Ahmed – Engineering Technology
  • Dan Smith mentored by Ashfaq Ahmed – Engineering Technology
  • Abdullah Almaghlouth and Abduir Aldaghar mentored by Ashfaq Ahmed – Engineering Technology
  • Nicolar Kubacki mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • Austin Foster and Jason Barrera mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • Omar Aldhawyan and Saad Aljurais mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • Ryan Thrasher mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • Phillip Schillaci mentored by Omer Farook – Engineering Technology
  • Other

  • Student Service Fee Spring 2018 Award to Society of Automotive Engineers Baja Team $6500.00 (Higley, J. & Rickerson, R.)
  • Continuing Education Activities ($376,261) (AOCT and CMEC Contracts)

  • BP Apprenticeship Training (Zahraee, M., Rickerson, R., Higley, J.) = $164,000.00
  • MS On-Line Program (Zahraee, M.) = $95,844.00
  • Duy Tan (Vietnam) University faculty training/exchange (Zahraee, M., Kulatunga, A.) = $89,850.00
  • Online Courses: Surveying Law, Property Surveying (Gregory, A.) = $26,567
  • Cash Gifts ($108,870) (Data provided by PNW Advancement office)

  • College of Technology = $89,730
  • Engineering Technology = $6,940
  • Construction Science and Organizational Leadership = $12,100
  • Computer Information Technology and Graphics = $100
  • Gift-in-Kind ($301,029) (Data provided by PNW Advancement office)

  • Bimba Manufacturing = $25,729
  • Bequest gift by an Alumni = $275,300
  • Digital Learning Certificate – December 2017 (Fasanya)
  • Designation of Organizational Leadership and Supervision – Environmental Health and Safety Area of Concentration as a Qualified Academic Program (QAP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). This designation allowed for $10,000 to be used for ABET accreditation/reaccreditation process. (Nakayama)
  • Safety Leadership Project with Northwest Indiana Business Round Table (NWIBRT). Student development of training modules for Leadership Development Initiative. (Nakayama)