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Faculty Research - External Funding

Fiscal Year 2012

Public Service - Funded Projects

  • Gordon, C., "Internship #1 - Tri City, Tri City Regional Port District, $5,520.
  • Shetley, P., "Vocational Training Agreement," Madison County Employment and Training Center, $78,400.
  • Shetley, P., "Program Improvement Grant 2012," Illinois Community College Board, $23,249.

Public Service - Pending Proposals

  • Fries, R., "Development and Delivery Of Highway Safety, Business, Public Administration," National Highway Institute (Iteris, Inc), $80,379.

Instructional Equipment and Student Support - Funded Proposals

  • Morgan, S., "Tri-City Regional Port District Internship(s)," Tri City Regional Port District, $7,045.

Instructional Equipment and Student Support - Pending Proposals

  • Fries, R., Zhou, H., "Summer Transportation Institute East St. Louis/Edwardsville," Southern Illinois University Carbondale, $36,138.
  • Morgan, S., White, W., "Scholarship Opportunities for Graduate And Undergraduate Engineering Students," National Science Foundation, $600,000.

Research - Funded Proposals

  • Cho, S., "Ergonomic Analysis of Robotic Surgery," Washington University in St. Louis, $8,160.
  • Cho, S., "Ergonomic Analysis of Robotic Surgery (Intuitive)," Washington University in St. Louis, MO., $17,371.
  • Engel, G., "Blendics Phase II STTR," Blended Integrated Circuit Systems, LLC, $15,802.
  • Engel, G., "Development of a Digital Interface for PSD8C Chip," Washington University in St. Louis, MO, $27,271.
  • Gong, J., "Development of Building Element Models and Model Creation Tools for Masonry Materials," Midwest Masonry Research Foundation, $18,061.
  • Gordon, C., "MRI: Acquisition of a 3D Laser Scanner to Support Multi-Disciplinary Research," National Science Foundation, $100,000.
  • Hubbard, K., "Lewis & Clark Community College Matching Funds-SIAM," Lewis & Clark Community College, $57,000.
  • Hubbard, K., "SIAM Private Agreements," Various Agencies, $15,432.
  • Lozowski, A., "Common Inverter Text Fixture," Bitrode Corporation, $7,436.
  • Luo, A., "Mechanical Engineering Private Agreements," Various Agencies, $6,470.
  • Luo, A., "Fatigue Testing of Drill Collar Materials and Components," Schlumberger Technology Corporation, $35,000.
  • Stefik, A., "Collaborative Research: BPC-DP Using Auditory Programming," National Science Foundation, $9,499.
  • Stefik, A., "Access Computing Extension-BPC," University of Washington, $5,000.
  • Stefik, A., "Electronic Tables and Computer Programming Workshops," Landmark College, $1,560.
  • Umbaugh, S., "Veterinary Thermographic Image Analysis," Long Island Veterinary Specialists, $77,590.
  • Wang, Y., "A Preliminary Study of Urban Light Rail Energy Harvesting and Self-Powered Safety Monitoring," MOE Key Laboratory for Urban Transportation Complex Systems, $4,766.
  • Weinberg, J., "SBIR/STTR Phase II: General Robotic Controller," National Science Foundation, $34,453.
  • Zhou, H., "Water Sample Testing, Analysis and Reporting for South Grand Boulevard Great Streets Bio-retention," East-West Gateway Council of Governments, $49,233.
  • Zhou, H., "Wrong Way Driving - Year 2," Illinois Center for Transportation, $89,787.
  • Zhou, H., "Highway Incident Management Training Guide, Phase II," Illinois Center for Transportation, $100,893.
  • Zhou, H., "Investigation of Methods & Approaches for Collecting & Recording Highway Inventory Data," Illinois Center for Transportation, $64,685.

Research - Pending Proposals

  • Celik, S., Retzlaff, W., Morgan, S., "Thermal Comparison Of Reflective (White) And Non-Reflective (Black) Roofs Using Thin-Film, National Roofing Contractor Association, $6,384.
  • Chen, X., Ko, H., "Collaborative Support Platform For Open Manufacturing," Purdue University / DARPA, $800,000.
  • Chen, X., "Counterinsurgency through Network Analysis and Structural Search," The Office Of Naval Research, $330,446.
  • Cho, S., "Analysis Of Surgical Motions During Minimally Invasive Surgery," Washington University in St. Louis, MO, $30,000.
  • Cho, S., "Analysis Of Ergonomic Risks Of Surgical Instruments In Minimally Invasive Surgery," Washington University - SAGES, $10,000.
  • Engel, G., "Blended Clocked and Clockless Integrated Circuit Systems STTR - Phase IIB," Blendics, Inc. / NSF-SBIR, $86,421.
  • Engel, G., "Creating Delay-Tolerant, Asynchronous Network Interfaces," Blendics, Inc. / NSF-SBIR, $20,040.
  • Fries, R., Smith, S., "Advancing STI Vehicle Driving Simulator Towards Google Earth Compatibility," Systems Technology Inc., $49,996.
  • Fries, R., Zhou, J., "Collaborative Research: Training Next Generation Faculty And Students To Address The Infrastructure Crisis," University Of Wisconsin / NSF, $14,659.
  • Fries, R., Zhou, H., Chen, X., "St. Louis Central Business District And East St. Louis Evacuation Study," Illinois Department Of Transportation, $145,032.
  • Gordon, C., "Design for Deconstruction: A Pilot Study Of Technological Support For Electrical Contractors," Electri International, $7,000.
  • Grinter, M., Retzlaff, W., Minchin, P., Morgan, S., "Temporary Stabilization Specification Improvements," Illinois Center for Transportation, $187,432.
  • Krauss, R., Cho, S., Weinberg, J., "Nri-Small: Intelligent Control Of Re-Configurable, Flexible Robots," National Science Foundation, $237,069.
  • Krauss, R., "A Two-Year Integrated Curriculum In Robotics, Mechatronics, And Controls," National Science Foundation, $153,160.
  • LeAnder, R., "Skinscan System for Detection Of Early Skin Cancer," Stoecker and Associates (NIH), $194,572.
  • LeAnder, R., "Phase I: Automatic Discrimination of Melanoma In Situ: Reduction Of Biopsies By Improved Specificity, NIH," Stoecker and Associates, $16,445.
  • LeAnder, R., "Phase II: Automatic Discrimination of Melanoma In Situ: Reduction Of Biopsies By Improved Specificity," Stoecker and Associates, $197,279.
  • Mayer, G., "STTR: Fusion of A Real-Time Analytical Model With Facility Control Systems," Streamline Automation, LLC, $39,933.
  • Mayer, G., "STTR: Fusion of A Real-Time Analytical Model With Facility Control Systems, Phase II," Streamline Automation, LLC, $247,364.
  • Mayer, G., "Auxiliary System Sensor Fusion: Phase I (Navy STTR N112-159)," Streamline Automation, LLC / Navy, $46,230.
  • Stefik, A., "REU: Collaborative Research: BPC-DP: Building An Educational Infrastructure For Students At K-12 Schools For The Blind To Broaden Participation In Computing," National Science Foundation, $9,500.
  • Stefik, A., "BP: Transforming Computer Science Education for the Blind and Visually Impaired Through Distributed Online Courses," National Science Foundation, $599,942.
  • Stefik, A., "DIP: Collaborative Research: Exploring Social Programming Environments To Support Studio-Based Learning In Computing Education," National Science Foundation, $304,715.
  • Wang, F., "BRIGE: Piezoelectric Energy Harvest Mechanism Applied To A Vehicle's Shock Absorber," National Science Foundation, $173,613.
  • Zhou, H., Gong, J., "Investigation of Methods & Approaches For Collecting & Recording Highway Inventory Data," Illinois Center for Transportation, $150,320.
  • Zhou, J., Morgan, S., "Inventory of Green Infrastructures In Metropolitan St. Louis For Stormwater Management To Protect Water Quality Of The Great Rivers," National Great Rivers Research And Education Center, $6,000.
  • Zhou, J., Morgan, S., "Community Rooted Green Infrastructures For Urban Water Improvements," U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, $59,876.