Yaobin Chen, Ph.D., Director
Dr. Chen’s areas of expertise include modeling, control, optimization, and simulation of advanced transportation and vehicle systems, power and energy systems, and biological systems, as well as computational intelligence and its applications.
Sarah Koskie, Ph.D., Associate Director
Current research interests include pattern recognition and sensor data fusion; system identification for simulation, modelling, and control design; and fault detection, isolation, and accommodation.
Professor of Marketing and Chancellor’s Faculty Fellow, Kelley School of Business
Current research examines how consumers evaluate the risks of using (and not using) medical products; how message framing influences health-related behaviors; and how measuring intentions and attitudes influences subsequent behavior.
Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction, Department of Human-Centered Computing, School of Informatics and Computing; Associate Professor – Adjunct, Purdue University – School of Engineering and Technology
Dr. Faiola’s research includes the broader domains of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Usability Engineering, with a specific interest in the interplay between human-centricity and system design. Applied research interests include: 1) Computer-Mediated Communication and the impact of cultural cognition on interactive system design, and 2) Medical Informatics related to the design and testing of medical product and information systems.
Associate Professor, Department of Kinesiology, School of Physical Education and Tourism Management
Dr. Kaleth’s research interests include exercise testing and programming, particularly for individuals diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and fibromyalgia. Current research efforts focus on the effects of acute exercise on driving performance in patients with OSA.
Current role is to foster research collaborations between faculty members and industry. 27 years engineering and engineering management experience in the automotive industry, including vehicular safety systems, and advanced driver assistance systems.
Current research interests include quantitative policy modeling, productivity measurement in public and regulated industries and urban policy analysis.
Current research includes biomedical instrumentation, biosignal processing, cardiac electrophysiology, sudden cardiac death, arrhythmias.
Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Purdue University
Current research interests include biomechanics, bone remodeling, and systems biology.
Associate Professor, Department of Computer, Information, and Leadership Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology; Associate Professor, Department of BioHealth Informatics, School of Informatics and Computing
Current research efforts focus on application of engineering principles and advanced technologies to medical research and clinical practice, covering data management, data mining, statistical analysis, pattern recognition, imaging processing, database security, digital forensics, and, especially, image guided radiation treatment of cancer patients
Research interests include image and video processing, vehicle tracking and identification, motion detection and analysis, real time sensing for collision avoidance, panoramic vehicle environment awareness, view based car navigation system, and new generation maps.
Dr. Lauren Christopher heads the 3D imaging and VLSI research lab at IUPUI. Her areas of research include 3D image registration, 3D image segmentation, 3D image capture, and 3D image reconstruction.
Current research interests include modeling, diagnosis, and control of transportation systems, fault-tolerant control, discrete event systems and hybrid systems, and their applications related to intelligent transportation systems.
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences; Director, Driving Safety and Rehabilitation Research Laboratory (DSRRL); Associate Director, TASI Driving Simulator Laboratory
Current research efforts focus on assessment strategies to identify deficits in driving-related skills and driving performance; rehabilitation and intervention strategies to maintain driving independence; and alternative transportation strategies to maintain community mobility and participation when driving is no longer a safe option.
Current research interests include image and video compression, image processing, biomedical image analysis, secure and reliable transmission of compressed video and images, and their applications.
Qiang Yi, Ph.D.
Areas of interest include vehicular active safety, intelligent bionic robots, manipulation robots, mechanical system dynamics and control, and integration of mechatronic systems.
Renran Tian, Ph.D.
Research interests include vehicular active safety, driving simulation, digital human modeling, and human-centered design for innovative IT Systems.
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Principal Investigator, Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI), Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Ohio Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio.
Dr. Hong applies a complex dynamical systems approach to understand movement control and mobility. Using a brain-behavior approach, his research seeks to develop novel approaches for the detection of movement control declines and therapeutic approaches to maintaining mobility in seniors.
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine and Professor of Biomedical Engineering Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Purdue University; Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Section, Richard L. Roudebush VAMC; Scientific Co-Director, Indiana Alcohol Research Center; Director, Neural Systems Laboratory
Current projects include intravenous infusion to control the human brain’s exposure to alcohol, development of physiologically-based models of alcohol pharmacokinetics, identification of phenotypes of risk for alcoholism and development of an implantable alcohol biosensor.
Current research interests include fault-tolerant control of drive-by-wire systems, sensor data fusion, detection/diagnosis systems, alcohol sensor development, vehicle dynamics and control, plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) control, modeling and simulation, micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS).