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Director, Yaobin Chen

Yaobin Chen, Ph.D., Director

Professor and Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

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.

Associate Director, Sarah Koskie

Sarah Koskie, Ph.D., Associate Director

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology; Director, TASI Driving Simulator Laboratory

Current research interests include pattern recognition and sensor data fusion; system identification for simulation, modelling, and control design; and fault detection, isolation, and accommodation.

Sohel Anwar

Sohel Anwar, Ph.D., P.E.

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

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).

Ed Berbari

Ed Berbari, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Current research includes biomedical instrumentation, biosignal processing, cardiac electrophysiology, sudden cardiac death, arrhythmias.

Stanley Chien

Stanley Chien, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Current research interests include vehicle active safety system testing, embedded systems, robotics. software engineering, and parallel computing.

Lauren Christopher

Lauren Christopher, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

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.

Anthony D. Cox

Anthony D. Cox, Ph.D.

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.

Vincent Duffy, Ph.D.

Vincent Duffy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Industrial Engineering; Associate Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, College of Engineering, Purdue University

Current research interests include human factors, digital human modeling, safety engineering, work methods and measurement, and ergonomics. Dr. Duffy has participated regularly in various SAE related conferences. He is editor of the books titled Digital Human Modeling (2007, Springer, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, LNCS 4561) and Handbook of Digital Human Modeling (2009; Taylor & Francis).

Russ Eberhart

Russ Eberhart, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Research Interests: Computational intelligence concepts, paradigms, and implementations, especially swarm intelligence. (Co-developer of particle swarm optimization.) Sensing, analysis, and countermeasures for sleepy or inattentive driving. Human tremor measurement and analysis. Extended and evolutionary extended analog computing.

Anthony Faiola

Anthony Faiola, Ph.D., M.F.A.

Associate Professor, Director, Media Arts and Science, Director, Human-Computer Interaction, Executive Associate Dean, Indiana University - School of Informatics at IUPUI; 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.

David Good, Ph.D.

David Good, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; Director, IU Transportation Research Center.

Current research interests include quantitative policy modeling, productivity measurement in public and regulated industries and urban policy analysis.

Kris Hauser

Kris Hauser, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Computer Science, IU School of Informatics and Computing, Bloomington

Current research interests include robot motion planning and control, semi-autonomous systems, robotic manipulation, and decision-making under uncertainty.

S. Lee Hong

S. Lee Hong, Ph.D.

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.

Michael Justiss, Ph.D., OTR/L

Michael Justiss, Ph.D., OTR/L

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.

Anthony S. Kaleth, Ph.D., FACSM

Anthony S. Kaleth, Ph.D., FACSM

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.

Linxi Li, Ph.D

Lingxi Li, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

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.

Karl MacDorman, Ph.D

Karl MacDorman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Program, Indiana University School of Informatics; Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Current research interests include android science, human-robot interaction, symbol emergence, sensorimotor representation, and cognitive neuroscience.

Sean O'Connor, M.D.

Sean O'Connor, M.D.

Professor of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine and Professor of Biomedical Engineering Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University; Director, Substance Abuse Treatment Section, RLR 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.

Paul Salama, Ph.D.

Paul Salama, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

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.

Glenn R. Widmann, Ph.D.

Glenn R. Widmann, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Dr. Widmann's areas of expertise include advanced transportation and vehicle systems, active safety systems and its applications and sensors (lidar, radar and vision), control system design, system engineering, modeling and simulation, data fusion, as well as robotics.

Huanmei Wu, Ph.D.

Huanmei Wu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Computer, Information, and Leadership Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology; Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics

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.

Hiroki Yokota, Ph.D.

Hiroki Yokota, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Current research interests include biomechanics, bone remodeling, and systems biology.

Jiang-Yu Zheng, Ph.D.

Jiang-Yu Zheng, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Computer and Information Science, Purdue School of Science

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.

 

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