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Lawrence Technological University - 2016

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Research Description

Research Description By Graduate Engineering Department

Biomedical Engineering

New graduate program; students not on research phase yet.

Civil and Architectural Engineering

Durability of bridge decks exposed to various environmental conditioning. Use of advanced composite materials for homeland security. Energy recovery from landfills. Pavement Performance. Storm water management reduce stormwater runoff quantity and improve stormwater quality using Low Impact Development methods such as green roof, bioswale, rain garden, rainfall harvesting, and bioretention cell. Ethics in engineering education. Structural performance testing of high strength sheet metal. Environmental assessment of composite materials for ground vehicle armor. Flammability, smoke and toxicity testing of components and materials in army ground vehicles. Soil liquefaction and dynamic response of earth dams

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Micro Embedded systems; Swarm robots; Vehicle to Vehicle Communication (V2V); Vehicle to Infrastructure Communication (V2I); Mobile Wireless Sensor Network (MWSN); Wireless Body Sensor Network (WBSN); Applied Photonics including illumination, lighting, virtue reality, and optical imaging; Ultrasound imaging and hardware configuration; Laser Ultrasonics; Ultrasound guided photoacoustic-based molecular imaging.

Mechanical Engineering

Work with various organizations in Michigan such as the Department of Energy and DTE Energy to research, test, operate and optimize different alternative energy systems. Included in this effort are portable power generation systems in the 10 kW to 500 kw range that could be used in hurricane damaged systems. Nanomaterials.

Research Description By Engineering Research Center

Automotive Engineering Institute

Study utilizing 4 wheel drive chassis dynamometer with associated data acquistion system.

Center for Innovative Materials Research

Development and testing of carbon fiber reinforced polymer(CFRP)strengthened and prestressed concrete full scale structural components. Development of advanced armor structures. Investigation of the durability of various structural components under severe weather conditions and fire with different types of loadings.