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Hrabowski Fund for Innovation

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The Hrabowski Fund for Innovation provides funding for initiatives that showcase our ongoing focus on undergraduate success. Faculty and staff in the College of Engineering and Information Technology (COEIT) have been awarded implementation and research funds and seed grants that support student success through a range of activities including service learning, active learning environments, and leveraging technologies that improve the advising experience. To find out more about the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation, including current information about the competition, the application process, and all of the past award recipients, visit the Faculty Development Center and the Hrabowski Fund for Innovation.

See below for list of COEIT faculty and staff who have received recent Hrabowski Fund for Innovation competition awards.


Award Date: Fall 2018; Competitive active learning games for inclusive computer science classrooms (Seed Grant); Lead: Benjamin Johnson; Department: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Award Date: Spring 2017; Broadening Student Engagement with Virtual and Augmented Reality Technologies (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Anita Komlodi; Department: Information Systems

Award Date: Spring 2016; Incorporating CNC Machining in a Machine Design Course (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Neil Rothman; Department: Mechanical Engineering

Award Date: Fall 2015; Virtual Reality Design for Science: Integrating Research, Communication, and Learning for Interdisciplinary Training (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Jian Chen; Department: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Award Date: Fall 2015; Designing and Developing Effective Mobile Applications (Implementation and Research Grant); Co-Lead: Nilanjan Banerjee; Department: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Award Date: Fall 2013; Exploring Opportunities and Challenges for Wearable Computing in Classroom Settings (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Shaun Kane; Department: Information Systems

Award Date: Fall 2013; Leveraging Technology to Improve Small Group Advising in COEIT (Seed Grant); Lead: Emily Abrams-Stephens; Department: COEIT Undergraduate Student Services

Award Date: Spring 2013; Hands-On Problem Solving in Chemical Engineering (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Joshua Enszer; Department: Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

Award Date: Spring 2013; Metacognitive Activity Promotions (MAPs) in Chemical Engineering Thinking (Seed Grant); Lead: Mariajosé Castellanos; Department: Chemical, Biochemical & Environmental Engineering

Award Date: Fall 2012; Active Computing Teaching and InnoVation Environment (Implementation and Research Grant); Lead: Marie desJardins; Department: Computer Science and Electrical Engineering

Award Date: Fall 2012; Service-Learning in Statics (Seed Grant); Lead: Anne Spence; Department: Mechanical Engineering

 

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