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Ali Gholamjafari

Ali Gholamjafari, ECE Graduate Student

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

Ali is pursuing a Master of Science degree in electrical engineering while working as a TASI research assistant. He is building embedded hardware and designing software to identify optimal testing scenarios, as well as performing data collection. Ali's interests include control systems and robotics, embedded hardware design, programming, image processing, data analysis and discrete math.

Feng Jiang

Feng Jiang, ECE Graduate Student

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

Feng is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering while working as a TASI research assistant. Her interests include image processing.

Kevin Pritchard

Kevin Pritchard, OT Graduate Student

Dept. of Occupational Therapy, IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Kevin received his B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University and is a member of the IU MSOT graduate program's class of 2015. Research experience and interests encompass accident risk, alcohol and driving, drowsy driving, semi-autonomous collision avoidance systems, measures of trust in automated systems, human factors, driver evaluation, assistive technology, and driver rehabilitation.

Jiaxiang Yan

Jiaxiang Yan, ECE Graduate Student

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

Jiaxiang Yan received his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in May, 2013. At TASI, he has worked on data acquisition through a MATLAB GUI and pedestrian avoidance system modeling. His research interests include discrete event systems (DES), real-time operating system (RTOS), and fuzzy PID control algorithms.

Kai Yang

Kai Yang, ECE Graduate Student

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

Kai is pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering while working as a TASI research assistant. His interests include video/image processing, pattern recognition and intelligent transportation system design.

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Sephanie Braun

Stephanie Braun, M.S., 2012

Dept. of Occupational Therapy, IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

Stephanie received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in May, 2012. Stephanie has a B.S. in Management from Purdue University and is interested in working with adult and geriatric populations. Stephanie assisted in human subject testing at the TASI driving simulator laboratory.

Nate Bruce

Nate Bruce, M.S., 2011

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

Nate Bruce received his Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in May, 2011. At TASI, he worked on the implementation of a supervisory controller for coordination of control and data acquisition, as well as two touch screen interfaces for the TASI Driving Simulator Laboratory. His research interests include control systems, software development, and digital communication systems.

Tara Cardinal

Tara Cardinal, M.S., 2011

Department of Occupational Therapy, IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUI

Tara Cardinal received her Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in May, 2011. She received her B.S. in Recreation Therapy from IU. Tara assisted in human subject testing at the TASI driving simulator laboratory. Her interests include sensory integration for pediatrics.

Brent DeJulio

Brent DeJulio, M.S., 2013

Department of Occupational Therapy, IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, IUPUI

Brent DeJulio received his Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy in May, 2013. Brent assisted in human subject testing at the TASI driving simulator laboratory. His interests include evaluation and intervention of human factors pertaining to driving performance, an important Instrumental Activity of Daily Living (IADL).

Hari Krishna

Hari Krishna, M.S., 2011

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

Hari Krishna received his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in May, 2011. His areas of interest include control systems, autonomous vehicles, image processing, embedded systems and robotics. His research and industrial experience includes being a MURI/UROP scholar at IUPUI and working as an embedded software engineer.

Alex Meadows

Alexander D. Meadows, M.S., 2012

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

Alex receive his Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in May, 2012. Alex has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics: Computer Electronics from Missouri State University and ten years of experience in circuit design, the design and manufacture of laboratory automation systems and printed circuit boards (PCBs). He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering with an emphasis in Automation, Robotics, and Control Systems. Alex is involved in providing hardware support and solutions for multiple TASI projects; his research interests are in Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Collision Imminent Braking (CIB) systems.

Anagha Modak

Anagha Modak, M.S., 2011

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

Anagha Modak received her a Master of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in August, 2011. She has a Bachelors in Engineering from Cummins College of Engineering, Pune, India. Her area of interest is controls systems. Her M.S. thesis research examines accident simulation using crash data from automotive and truck Event Data Recorders (EDRs). She used the simulation software HVE (Human Vehicle Environment) during her internship at Wolf Technical Services based in Indianapolis.

Madhura Phadke

Madhura Phadke, M.S., 2011

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

Madhura's received her Master of Science Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in August 2011. Her areas of interest include control systems and hybrid vehicles. She was involved in scenario design and development, as well as data acquisition and analysis involving the TASI driving Simulator.

Kreg Sweeney

Kreg Sweeney, M.S., 2010

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

Kreg Sweeney received his Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering in May 2010. After graduating, he worked for TASI from May to September, 2010, as an Electrical Engineer, responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and enhancing the hardware, firmware, and software for the TASI Driving Simulator. He now works for Delphi Corporation in Kokomo, Indiana.

Ramit Saini

Ramit Saini, B.S., 2009

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

Ramit Saini received her Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in May, 2009, at IUPUI. While with TASI, she facilitated the verification of driver monitoring sensors by recording and coding data collected during simulator testing. Her interests include active safety systems, control systems, power electronics and computer programming.

Kat Montoya

Kat Montoya, SLHS Undergraduate

Speech Language and Hearing Sciences Department, Purdue University

Kat planned to pursue her Master of Science degree after completing her Bachelor of Science degree. She is interested in speech therapy of cognitive communication disorders and is an experienced audio coder for the Purdue Infant Research Lab. She worked for TASI as a video/audio coder.

Asha Saravanamohan

Asha Saravanamohan, Herbert Summer Scholar

Summer Scholars Institute, IUPUI

Asha Saravanamohan was a sophomore at Jackson State University, majoring in Computer Engineering. While at TASI, she participated in graphical user interface (GUI) development, and motor controller design to enhance the driving simulator capabilities. Her interests include active safety systems, control systems, and software engineering.

 

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