Two College of Engineering Graduate Students Featured in InnovatED

The January 2022 issue of InnovatED, Purdue’s premier graduate research magazine showcasing 10 students selected by Graduate School leadership, has two College of Engineering graduate students discussing their research on topics affecting people worldwide.
Arvind Sundaram and Hao Luo

In Arvind Sundaram’s article titled “Covert Cognizance: Embedding Intelligence in Industrial Systems,” he explores the challenges of distinguishing between covertly falsified data and genuine operations.

Hao Luo’s feature titled “Poison or Cure?: A Lifecycle Evaluation of Shared Micro-Mobility’s Contribution to Climate Change” asks the question: Can shared micro-mobility guarantee climate change mitigation?

About the Authors

Arvind Sundaram is a PhD candidate in the School of Nuclear Engineering. Having completed his bachelor’s degree in Spring 2019, he started his graduate career in May 2019 in the field of cybersecurity with his advisor, Dr. Hany Abdel-Khalik, and has authored multiple publications focused on intrusion detection and data masking in industrial systems. In his free time, Sundaram enjoys watching cricket and professional Dota 2 tournaments.

Hao Luo is a PhD candidate, advised by Dr. Hua Cai in Environmental and Ecological Engineering. His research focuses on improving the sustainability of emerging transportation technologies with system simulation, optimization, and life cycle assessment. Hao received his master’s degree in Environmental and Ecological Engineering from Purdue and his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Engineering at Hohai University in China.