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Currently Active Grants

PI: Dr. John Crassidis
Title: Platfom Routing and Data Fusion Technologies for Cooperative ISR Phase II
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: January 2009-October 2010

PI: Dr. John Crassidis
Co-PI: Dr. Puneet Singla
Title: Fast Reducing Guidance, Navigation and Control System Design for Operational Responsive Space Missions through Adaptive Estimation & Control
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: August 2009-October 2013

PI: Dr. John Crassidis
Co-PI: Dr. Puneet Singla
Title: Realistic State and Measurement Error Uncertainty Computation and Propagation for Space Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: April 2010-January 2011

PI: Dr. Mark Karwan
Co-PI: Dr. John Crassidis
Title: ONR BAA 07-008 Optimas
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: February 2008-January 2011

PI: Dr. Gary Dargush
Title: SGER: Mechanical Behavior of Low Coordination Number Metallic Systems
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: September 2008-August 2010

PI: Dr. Amjad Aref
Co-PI: Dr. Gary Dargush
Title: ARRA: Development of Functionally of Graded Protective Systems for Attenuation of Blast Loading
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: June 2009-May 2012

PI: Dr. Paul DesJardin
Title: CAREER: High Fidelity Numerical Modeling and Simulation of Fire Suppression
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: February 2004-September 2010

PI: Dr. Paul DesJardin
Title: Flame Spread Modeling Over Composite Structures Using Fully-Coupled Fluid-Structure Simulations
Sponsor: Office off Naval Research
Dates: April 2006-October 2010

PI: Dr. Paul DesJardin
Title: Modeling of Sandwich Composites in Fire Environments
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: August 2006-September 2010

PI: Dr. Paul DesJardin
Title: Probalistic Based Mesoscale Modeling for Shocked Heterogeneous Reactive Media
Sponsor: Sandia National Laboratories
Dates: September 2008-March 2010

PI: Dr. Zonglu Hua
Title: Time Resolved Studies of Transport in Renal Epithelial Cells
Sponsor: National Institute of Diabetes Digestive Kidney Disease
Dates: March 2007-September 2012

PI: Dr. Zonglu Hua
Title: Structural Effects on Spin-Polarized Quantized Conductance in Atomic-Sized Magnectic Contracts
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: June 2007-July 2011

PI: Dr. Zonglu Hua
Title: Sensor for Probing Cellular Communication
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: December 2008-November 2011

PI: Dr. Frederick Sachs
Co-PI: Dr. Zonglu Hua
Title: Development of a Device to Measure Gap Junction Activity
Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
Dates: September 2008-August 2010

PI: Dr. Thenkurussi Kesavadas
Title: Sympathetic Haptics: Learning Through Computer Mediated Skill Transfer
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: August 2007-August 2010

PI: Dr. Thenkurussi Kesavadas
Title: Robotic Surgical Simulator (RoSS) Development
Sponsor: Health Research Inc
Dates: February 2009-August 2010

PI: Dr. Venkat Krovi
Title: A Real-Time Haptic Immersive Virtual Environment
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: April 2008-March 2011

PI: Dr. Jason Corso
Co-PI: Dr. Venkat Krovi
Title: ISTARE: Intelligent Spatio-Temperal Activity Reasoning Engine
Sponsor: US Army Research Laboratory
Dates: June 2010-June 2012

PI: Dr. Kemper Lewis
Title: Experiential Learning in Vehicle Dynamics Education
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: March 2007-February 2011

PI: Dr. Kemper Lewis
Title: Development of a Free-Space Optical Robot Communication Tower
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research
Dates: April 2010-September 2010

PI: Dr. Kemper Lewis
Title: Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: September 2009-August 2011

PI: Dr. Kemper Lewis
Title: Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: September 2009-August 2011

PI: Dr. Cyrus Madnia
Title: Large EDDY Simulation of Turbulent Combustion via the Filtered Density Function
Sponsor: University of Pittsburgh
Dates: January 2008-December 2010

PI: Dr. Cyrus Madnia
Title: Center for Hypersonic Combined Cycle Flow Phyics
Sponsor:University of Virginia
Dates: August 2009-July 2010

PI: Dr. Hui Meng
Title: Hemodynamic Induction of Pathologic Remodeling Leading to Intracranial Aneurysms
Sponsor: National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
Dates: February 2009-January 2014

PI: Dr. Hui Meng
Title: Collaborative Research: Integrated Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Inertial Particle Pair Dynamics in Turbulence
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: July 2010-June 2013

PI: Dr. Abani Patra
Title: Analysis to Support Performance Requirements for Truck Occupant Protection
Sponsor: CUBRC
Dates: May 2009-December 2010

PI: Dr. Matthew Ringuette
Title: Flapping-Wing Propulsion Characterized Using Optimal Vortex Formation
Sponsor: Air Force Office off Scientific Research
Dates: June 2010-June 2013

PI: Dr. Puneet Singla
Title: A Multiresolution Approach for Modeling and Forecasting of Geospatial Activities
Sponsor: National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
Dates: July 2008-July 2013

PI: Dr. Puneet Singla
Co-PI: Dr. Tarunraj Singh
Title: Convex Optimization Based Approach for High Fidelity Uncertainty Propagation through Nonlinear Dynamic Systems
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: August 2009-July 2011

PI: Dr. Puneet Singla
Co-PI: Dr. Tarunraj Singh
Title: Image Guided Tracking of Tumor Motion for Conformal Radiation Therapy
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Dates: September 2009-August 2012

  • UB MAE Research

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    MAE researchers have developed advanced computational techniques for Fire Simulation and multi-phase reacting turbulent flows.

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    UB MAE researchers in computational mechanics have developed a high fidelity volcanic landslide simulator to aid geologists in mapping the hazard areas at locations such as the island of Montserrat.

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    A Level Set Embedded Interface Method has been developed at Compuational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory to simulate Conjugate heat transfer for irregular geometries

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    MAE's Laser Flow Diagnostic Laboratory is a leader holographic particle image velocimetry, a three-dimensional, next generation flow diagnostics tool.

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    MAE's Automation, Robotics, and Mechatronics Laboratory is conducting research both on the theoretical formulation and experimental validation of such novel mechatronic systems as multi-robot collaboration.

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    The nonlinear estimation group is developing techniques for propagating uncertainties through nonlinear dynamical systems for better forecasting and output uncertainty characterization.

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    Study of Non-premixed flame-wall interaction using vortex ring configuration is done for the first time at the Computational Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.

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