Group Members

Cyberinfrastructure for Engineering Education (CI4ENE) Group

We are a research group at the School of Engineering Education in the College of Engineering at Purdue University. We specialize in the research, development, deployment, and assessment of cyber-tools and cyber-environments in the context of engineering education research.

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Faculty:

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Krishna Madhavan

Office:

Neil Armstrong Hall 1231

Purdue University, West Lafayette

Phone: (765) 496- 1247

Email: cm at purdue dot edu

Dr. Krishna Madhavan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. Prior to his arrival at Purdue, he was an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in the School of Computing and the Department of Engineering and Science Education at Clemson University. Dr. Madhavan also served as a Research Scientist at the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing, Information Technology at Purdue University where he led the education and the educational technology effort for the NSF-funded Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN). Dr. Madhavan continues to work actively on the NCN Education Team. He specializes in the development, deployment, and assessment of advanced cyberinfrastructure tools in day-to-day engineering and science curricula. One of the key aspects of his work focuses on how semantic grid-based technologies and tools can co-exist with students’ lifestyles, learning patterns, and technology choices. Dr. Madhavan was the Chair of the IEEE/ACM Supercomputing Education Program 2006 and was the curriculum director for the Supercomputing Education Program 2005. In January 2008, he was awarded the NSF CAREER award for work on transforming engineering education through learner-centric, adaptive cyber-tools and cyber-environments.

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Student Researchers:

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Muhammad Umer Arshad        

Email: marshad at ecn dot purdue dot edu

Umer Arshad is a PhD student in School of Electrical and Computing Engineering at Purdue University. Previously, he holds a Master’s and Bachelor degree from UET, Lahore, Pakistan. His areas of interest are large-scale data systems and analytics, cloud computing and performance evaluation.

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Xin “Cindy” Chen

Email: chen654 at purdue dot edu

Xin “Cindy” Chen is a PhD student in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. She has a BS in Electrical Engineering. Her research focuses on social media analytics in the context of engineering education and engineering education research. She always likes to perceive, think, and reflect upon the world around, and try to get inspiration from a highly diversified and colorful environment.

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Pulkit Bhardwaj Pulkit_Bhardwaj

Email:pbhardwa@purdue.edu

Pulkit  is a Masters Candidate at School of Industrial Engineering .He holds a bachelor degree in Production & Industrial Engineering . Prior to joining the Master’s program at Purdue, Pulkit  worked for TATA Technologies  Product Lifecycle Management Department and holds experience in PLM  systems . His area of interest includes Human Computer Interaction and Data Customization .He is a hobby  mobile application development enthusiast.

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Alumnus Researchers :

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Ogaga Daniel Odele

Email: oodele at purdue dot edu

Ogaga D. Odele is currently a sophomore in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University. He is interested in computer programming and always ready to learn new things. He enjoys writing codes, and breaking peoples’ codes. He likes playing sports and listening to music.

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Sanjeev Singh                              

Email: Singh166 at purdue dot edu

Sanjeev is a Master student in the School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University. He holds a bachelor degree in Production & Industrial Engineering and has started his Master’s degree in 2011. Prior to joining the Master’s program at Purdue, Sanjeev worked for Oracle Corp. E-Business Suite ‘ERP’ product and holds experience in ERP systems and application development that involves high volume of transactions. His area of interest includes Supply Chain automation, Applied Operations research, Stochastic processes & programming. Also apart from his academic/professional work he likes playing Soccer and Pool.

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Hanjun Xian

Email: hxian at purdue dot edu

Hanjun is a PhD student in the School of Engineering Education at Purdue University. He held a master degree and a bachelor degree in computer science and started to pursue his doctoral degree in engineering education in 2009. He is working with Dr. Madhavan to implement the iKNEER web portal to allow intuitive navigation of the knowledge products of engineering education research. His major roles in this project are to (1) retrieve, mine, and manage knowledge products; (2) provide multiple visualization tools to represent the large problem space in engineering education research; (3) analyze and predict the shift of research focuses and collaboration.

 

 

 

Last Updated January 15, 2013