ASPIRE Team

Faculty

  • Dionysios C. Aliprantis
    Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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    Office: Wang 2055
    Thrust: Power
    Projects: Address the fundamental advancements required for extreme fast charging and wireless power transfer enabling technologies and co-lead roles for grid and vehicle operational and planning technologies.
  • Darcy Bullock
    Professor, Lyles Family Professor of Civil Engineering; Director of the Joint Transportation Research Program (JTRP)

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    Office: DLR 204a
    Thrust: Transportation
    Projects: Support vehicle network and transportation systems modeling and control and integration of wireless and wired charging into the infrastructure in an affordable, constructible, maintainable, resilient, and sustainable manner.
  • Rosalee (Rosie) Clawson
    Professor, Political Science

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    Office: BRNG 2222
    Thrust: Adoption, Diversity & Culture of Inclusion
    Projects: Create inclusive pathways to success for diverse individuals and build infrastructure to ensure opportunities for all. Our approach focuses on programs to: (1) Engage the Team, (2) Engage the Educators, and (3) Engage the Students, (4) Engage the Community, and (5) Engage the Professionals. All research projects in ASPIRE include immersive workforce development and inclusion components that are reviewed and evaluated annually.
  • Konstantina (Nadia) Gkritza
    Professor, Civil Engineering; Agricultural & Biological Engineering

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    Office: HAMP G167B
    Thrust: Adoption, Transportation
    Projects: Study technical and societal aspects that impact market acceptance and adoption of disruptive and transformative technologies. Subareas of research include user and societal acceptance, public and economic policy, and techno-economic, environmental, and societal impact.
  • John Haddock
    Professor, Civil Engineering; Director, Indiana Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

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    Office: CIVL G227
    Thrust: Transportation
    Projects: Integration of wireless and wired charging into the infrastructure in an affordable, constructible, maintainable, resilient, and sustainable manner.
  • Steven D. Pekarek
    Edmund O. Schweitzer, III Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Office: WANG 2059
    Thrust: Power
    Projects: Address the fundamental advancements required for extreme fast charging and wireless power transfer enabling technologies and co-lead roles for grid and vehicle operational and planning technologies.
  • Donna Riley
    Kamyar Haghighi Head of the School of Engineering Education

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    Office: ARMS 1317
    Thrust: Engineering Workforce Development
    Projects: Our approach is informed by formal engineering education research with a strategy to: (1) Build durable infrastructure pathways of inclusive structural and cultural support for diverse learners’ success; (2) Develop engineering curriculum that addresses key competencies in systems-of-systems thinking, integrating technical knowledge, professional skills, and social context for sustainability, mobility, and equitably accessible infrastructure; and (3) Deploy research-proven participatory learning strategies, from primary through undergraduate and graduate education, to the technical and professional workforce, and in informal settings for all ages.