Research Highlights

Stay up to date on all the research projects underway in ISE.

Professors Jaime Kang and Mark Karwan have recently been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant to define a framework to model and evaluate potential household-level use of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs).
Nurses are renowned for taking care of patients, but what about each other? Researchers from Nursing and ISE believe there is a key social ingredient - based upon mutual support, advice, friendship and other traits – that is critical to the success of nursing teams. 
The National Football League (NFL) is the highest revenue generating sports league in the world and uses numerous complex rules in scheduling regular season games to maintain fairness, attractiveness and its wide appeal to all fans and franchises.
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S., and accounted for almost 70,000 deaths in 2010, the majority of which were caused by coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke.
Professor Chi Zhou, in collaboration with computer science and engineering faculty Wenyao Xu and Jinhui Xu, was recently awarded a two-year project from the National Science Foundation. The project aims to develop a transformative computational paradigm of 3D printing in mass customization.
Assistant Professor Lora Cavuoto recently completed an applied research project at MOD-PAC, a local manufacturer of folding cartons and personalized print products, to proactively address concerns related to injury risk. 
Engagement capacity is a metric that serves to measure the ability of online platform users to engage each other in communication on the platform. 
Professor Lora Cavuoto, in collaboration with professor Fadel Megahed from Auburn University, was recently awarded a three-year project from the American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation.