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Jeff Sears

Jeff Sears, Lab Technician

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Jeff Sears has been with IUPUI for 15 years in the role of Lab Technician for the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. Before joining IUPUI he worked in electronics, electrical, and mechanical assembly and repair for International Laser Corp., a manufacturer of laser machine tools; Alpine, manufacturer of car stereos; and Sentinel Monitoring, a medical equipment manufacturer.

Renran Tian

Renran Tian, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Renran Tian received his PhD from the School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN, in 2013. He currently works as a post-doctoral research associate at TASI. His research interests include vehicular active safety, driving simulation, digital human modeling, and human-centered design for innovative IT Systems.

Qiang Yi, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Qiang Yi received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 2010. His areas of interest include vehicular active safety, intelligent bionic robots, manipulation robots, mechanical system dynamics and control, and integration of mechatronic systems.

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Nicola Fricke

Nicola Fricke, Dr.-Ing., Researcher

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Nicola Fricke did post-doctoral research at TASI from March, 2009 through August, 2010, after completing her doctorate in Cognitive and Ergonomic Psychology. Her doctoral research was conducted as a member of the research training group Prometei (Prospective design of human-technology interaction) at the Center of Human-Machine Systems at the Technische Universität Berlin (TUB). Her research interests include design and evaluation of driver assistance systems for automobiles. While at TUB, she worked on industry-sponsored research projects with Robert Bosch GmbH and with Volkswagen Group Research. She currently works for the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt in Braunschweig, Germany.

 

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