Current Cohort Research Projects

2019 SURF Participants

  • Water
  • Imaging
  • Combustion
  • Computer Vision & Processing
  • Rehabilitation & Health
  • Materials 

Dr. Brooke Mayer, P.E.

  • UV light emitting diodes for targeted degradation of antibiotic resistant bacteria and genes - Nicole Heyniger

Dr. Walter McDonald

  • Monitoring the Performance of Green Stormwater Infrastructure - Veronika Folvarska, Rexnord Corporation Fellow

Dr. Patrick McNamara

  • Removal of antibiotic resistance genes via pretreatment for anaerobic digestion - Stan Kohls

Dr. Anthony Parolari

  • Soil nitrogen and phosphorus cycling and green stormwater infrastructure water quality performance

Dr. Scott A. Beardsley

  • Virtual Reality Avatar for Dynamic Walking - Bob Dirmish

Dr. Dong Hye Ye

  • Deep Learning for Automatic Image Quality Assessment of Retinal Imaging

Dr. Somesh Roy

  • Modeling Aerial Dispersion of Combustion-Generated Pollutants in an Urban Landscape - Alec Tauer

Dr. Simcha Singer

  • Developing a Computationally Efficient Model for High-Pressure, Multi-Component Droplet Vaporization - Michael Hayes

Dr. Cristinel Ababei

  • Detection of vehicles and pedestrians using LiDAR technologies for intelligent transportation

Dr. Henry Medeiros

  • Multi-target Tracking in Airport Security Camera Networks

Dr. Richard Povinelli

  • Deep Neural Networks for Prediction of 2-week Mortality and 30-day Hospital Readmission

Dr. Said Audi

  • Evaluation of Airway Mechanics in a Rat Model of Acute Lung Injury - Marcus Weitekamper

Dr. Brian Hoffmann

  • Direct influence of the non-caloric artificial sweetener acesulfame potassium on the vascular endothelial cell surface 

Dr. Brian D. Schmit

  • Structural connectivity as a predictor of changes in brain activation following Botulinum toxin-A therapy for treatment of focal spasticity - Emmett G.

Dr. Brandon Tefft

  • Analysis and Characterization of 3D Bioprinting Techniques using Biodegradable Hydrogels and Support Baths
  • Development and Implementation of Mechanical Testing Methods for Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts - Jake Horder

Dr. Jeffrey Toth

  • Evaluation of Composite Biomaterials in the Rabbit Corticocancellous Defect Model - Adam Puchalski

Dr. Philip A. Voglewede

  • Mechanism Optimization for an Active Trans-tibial Prosthesis with Neural Interface - Devon Plata

Dr. Dinc Erdeniz

  • Experimental Study of Diffusion Creep in a Precipitation-Strengthened Aluminum Alloy - Connor Nickelson, Rexnord Corporation Fellow
  • Microstructural Characterization of Precipitation-Strengthened High Entropy Alloys - Zachary Hadzima, Rexnord Corporation Fellow