Browsing IUPUI Research Day 2011 by Issue Date

Browsing IUPUI Research Day 2011 by Issue Date

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  • Yang, Heng; Girrens, Nathaniel; Izadian, Afshin (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Wind energy has been used over the centuries for sailing, pumping water, and grinding grains. Collection techniques have evolved but past knowledge is still useful today. Recently the wind turbine hybrid system is getting ...
  • Zhou, Yaoqi (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Most biological activities are directed and/or regulated by proteins made of a gene-specified sequence of 20 amino-acid residue types. As a result, function or malfunction of specific proteins is responsible for almost ...
  • Mushi-Brunt, Christina; Virgil, Kisha; Agbonhese, Joy (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Despite large-scale, nationwide health promotion efforts, researchers continue to report socioeconomic and racial disparities in the prevalence of chronic disease, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity and ...
  • Olaopa, Michael; Chikaraishi, Dona M.; Snider, Paige; Zhou, Hong-Ming; Conway, Simon J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Congenital heart defects (CHDs) occur in approximately one percent of births every year (American Heart Association, 2008). This makes it the most frequently occurring congenital defect in humans. My research is aimed at ...
  • Martinez Mier, EA; Stelzner, SM; Soto-Rojas, EA (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Binational/Cross-Cultural Health Enhancement Center (BiCCHEC) fosters multidisciplinary research collaborations that address the biological, cultural, historical, legal, behavioral and demographic issues that impact ...
  • Miranda, Jose H. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Eyes are one of the most important sensors for human beings to know the world. Unfortunately, people who are blind are detached from this capability. The focus of this research is to design a device containing an imaging ...
  • Yang, Heng; Ren, Xiang; Terry, Isaac; Beigzadeh, Ilnaz; Tunc, Azize; Du, Eliza; Orono, Peter; Long, Michael (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Human have dreamed to have robot since ancient time. Aristotle wrote of the idea in 322 BCE as a perfect measure to bring equality to civilization by removing the need for labor. Modern robots have permeated the very way ...
  • Zielke, Desiree J. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Proponents of ecological momentary assessment (EMA), in which repeated measures of variables are obtained in real-time from individuals in their environment, have asserted that the reliability and validity of self-reports ...
  • Wu, Xiaogang; Chen, Jake Y. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Systems biology refers to the use of systems engineering and systems science techniques to the understanding of biological systems. At Indiana Center for Systems Biology and Personalized Medicine (ICSBPM), we are particularly ...
  • Yau, Yuting; McLaughlin, Emily A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The purpose of this project is to research how Feng Shui is suggested to apply to hospitality design, and compare the “science and art” of Feng Shui with the design strategies I learned throughout my study of interior ...
  • Nguyen, Anne; Shekhar, Anantha; Flockhart, David (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Indiana Biobank (IB) was established in July 2010 as a conduit in the new era of personalized medicine to serve the needs of the Indiana research communities and to make an impact on Hoosier health. The overall objective ...
  • Bourus, Terri; Connor, Francis; Neville, Sarah (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The IUPUI-New Oxford Shakespeare Project (NOS) combines linguistic, musical, visual, and kinetic arts to create the first multiplatform, multi-format, multimedia scholarly edition of William Shakespeare’s complete works. ...
  • Lai, Xianyin; Fang, Meixian; Fears, Sharry; Mitra, Somenath; Ringham, Heather; Witzmann, Frank A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    “Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) possess unique electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties, with potential applications in the electronics, catalysts, polymer composites, aerospace, and other industries. CNTs are also being ...
  • Redelman, Carly; Hudson, Scott (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    The Purdue School of Science Biology Department at IUPUI is a diverse department representing many different biological disciplines, including regenerative, developmental and cellular biology, biochemistry, immunology, ...
  • Mello, William J.; Quiero -Tajalli, Irene (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Working class movements for social justice, such as Argentina’s Piqueteiro movement and Brazil’s Landless Peasant Movement (MST) have become permanent aspects of Latin American society. One of the most significant aspects ...
  • Dovzhenok, Andrei; Rubchinsky, Leonid (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Even though much is known about the biophysics, anatomy and physiology of basal ganglia networks, the cellular and network basis of parkinsonian tremor remains an open question. Multiple experimental data suggest that the ...
  • Petrache, Horia (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    In our Biomembrane Physics laboratory in the Physics Department at IUPUI, we use a number of experimental methods to determine the physical properties of biological membranes. These methods include X-ray scattering, NMR ...
  • Pfeifer, David (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    This poster will have images of recent volumes published by the critical editions being edited by the Institute for American Thought. Information will tell how long the critical editions have been in existence, how much ...
  • Pike, Lynn (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    To use photography to better understand the following concerning the "guests" at a churchbased soup kitchen in Indianapolis. One year was spent exploring how to use researcherproduced photos of soup kitchen "guests":*to ...
  • Cardinal, Ryan E.; Altenburger, Peter A.; Krebs, Hermano I.; Dierks, Tracy A. (Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, 2011-04-08)
    Background: Cerebral Palsy (CP) affects at least 2 in 1,000 children in the United States. The disorder is non-progressive, yet secondary impairments can worsen over time leading to contracture, decreased strength, increased ...

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