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Dr. Brian Schmit
Associate Dean for Research
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Proposal Developer and Grant Specialist
Dr. Henry Medeiros recieves NIST grant to study mobile robotic manipulators
Dr. Henry Medeiros, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received an award from the National Institute of Standards and Technology for a three-year project titled "Performance Measurement of Mobile Manipulators using Coarse-to-Fine Deep Learning Methods." This project has the potential to significantly increase the applicability of mobile robotic manipulators. In addition, this project will advance the understanding, in qualitative and quantitative terms, of the applicability of state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to industrial mobile robotic manipulation tasks.
Dr. John LaDisa receives $1.5 million NIH grant to study congenital cardiovascular disease
Dr. John LaDisa, Lafferty Professor in Engineering and associate professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $1.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to define vascular changes that occur in patients with coarctation of the aorta. Collaborators on the grant include the Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, University of Florida and Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Learn more about Dr. LaDisa's grant and research.
Marquette and Varian receive $2.5 million NIH grant for CT scan radiation study
Dr. Taly Gilat-Schmidt, associate professor of biomedical engineering, and Dr. Josh Star-Lack, principal scientist of applied research at Varian, have received a $2,482,601 U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study Computer Tomography radiation dosages in patients. Their research is in collaboration with the Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Learn more about Dr. Gilat-Schmidt's grant and research.
Dr. Somesh Roy awarded grant from National Science Foundation
Dr. Somesh Roy, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded a 2-year grant from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $174,951 for support of the project entitled "CRII:OAC: Novel techniques for improving convergence and scalability of a Monte Carlo radiation solver for large-scale combustion simulations." The proposed project aims to develop a portable, high-efficiency radiation solver suitable for massively-parallel combustion simulations in HPC environments.
Faculty Scholar Development Awards announced
Congratulations to the faculty members who received Faculty Scholar Development Awards, which are made possible through endowments to the Opus College of Engineering. Each award is up to $20,000 for a period of one year. View the complete list of the 2018 awardees.