Recipients of the NI Academic Research Grant

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  1. 2017 NI Academic Research Grant Recipients

1. 2017 NI Academic Research Grant Recipients

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Grant Winners



Full-Duplex Wireless: From Integrated Circuits to Networks Wireless Communications Chen, Tingjun Columbia University United States
The First Experimental SDR Platform for Inband D2D Communications in 5G Wireless Communications Engelhardt, Max Technische Universität Darmstadt  Germany
New hybrid TDoA-AoA algorithms for Radiolocation: design, mathematical modeling and sensing Wireless Communications Garcia, Andres Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana Colombia
Developing Heuristic Algorithms to Solve Chaining of Combinational Operations in NI’s LabVIEW Communications FPGA Compiler Wireless Communications Goeders, Jeffrey Brigham Young University United States
Designing of Low Rate Future Generation Wireless Communication Receivers Wireless Communications Joshi, Himani Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology India
Power saving mechanisms for SDR-enabled ubiquitous communications in 5G systems Wireless Communications Khaled, Haitham Edith Cowan University Australia
Adaptive Beamforming using Cognitive Radios and Evolutionary Algorithms for Optimized Communication Links Wireless Communications Nayeri, Payam Colorado School of Mines United States
Anti-Jamming Communication using Physical Layer Properties Wireless Communications Prakash, Jay Singapore University of Technology and Design Singapore
Performance Modeling for Intelligent Transport Systems Transportation Blazek, Thomas TU Wien Austria
Research on rogue waves and tsunamis in a Wave Lab Structural Health Monitoring Ludu, Andrei Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University United States
Parametric Study on Liquefaction-Induced Building Settlements using 1-g Shake Table Experiments Structural Health Monitoring Motamed, Ramin University of Nevada Reno United States
A Cloud-based Wide-Area Monitoring System based on Internet of Things Architecture and Synchrophasor Measurement Energy Castello, Paolo University of Cagliari Italy
Photovoltaic Multilevel Inverter with Distributed Maximum Power Point Tracking and Dynamic Circuit Reconfiguration Energy Li, Zhongxi Duke University United States
Sensorless Control of Power Electronics Interfaces Energy Mohebbi, Mohammad University of Louisville United States
Three-phase harmonic generator Energy Ortega, Leonardo Escuela Politecnia Nacional Ecuador
Implementation of a simplified state estimator for wind turbine monitoring on an embedded system Energy Rasmussen, Theis Bo Technical University of Denmark Denmark
Simulation and Experimental Analyses of Planetary Gear Tooth Defect Using Electrical and Mechanical Signatures for Wound Rotor Induction Generators Control and Robotics Hedayati Kia, Shahin University of Picardie Jules Verne France
Attrition/Abrasive wear monitoring of cutting tools based on knife-edge interferometry Control and Robotics Lee, ChaBum Tennessee Technological University United States
Implementation and Control for an MDOF Cable-Suspended Parallel Robot Control and Robotics Lin, Jonqlan Chien Hsin University of Science and Technology Taiwan
LabVIEW GUI for Emotiv EEG Headset of Prosthetic Hand Control Biomedical Instrumentation Ayub, Muhammad Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia
Fast two-photon microscopy of neural circuits activity Biomedical Instrumentation Chrapkiewicz, Radoslaw Stanford University United States
Development of an in vitro model for physiological testing native and prosthetic venous valves Biomedical Instrumentation Laughlin, Megan University of Arkansas United States
FPGA-based ON-Screen Keyboard System Using Eye Gaze Tracking Technique Biomedical Instrumentation Padilla, Dionis Mapua Institute of Technology Philippines
Tribological testing of hydrogels for articular cartilage implants Biomedical Instrumentation Porte, Elze Imperial College London United Kingdom
Holographic Microwave Imaging for Breast Cancer Detection Based on Compressive Sensing Biomedical Instrumentation Wang, Lulu Hefei University of Technology China
An ultra-fast EOD-based force-clamp detects rapid biomechanical transitions Biomedical Instrumentation Woody, Michael University of Pennsylvania United States
Magnetic Permeability at RF Frequencies Measured using a Toroidal Split-Ring Resonator Advanced Measurements Bobowski, Jake University of British Columbia – Okanagan Canada
Stellar Intensity Interferometry with Imaging Air Cherenkov Telescopes Advanced Measurements Matthews, Nolan University of Utah United States
Building a shaken lattice interferometer with quantum control Advanced Measurements Weidner, Carrie  JILA/University of Colorado at Boulder United States



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