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IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Showcase & Forum

November 28, 2012
IUPUI Campus Center, CE 450 A, B,
420 University Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN

An interactive look at the innovative and entrepreneurial projects arising from the research programs at IUPUI

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Welcome to IUPUI, where IMPACT is made.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Indiana University Research & Technology Corporation (IURTC) would like to welcome you to the IUPUI Innovation to Enterprise Showcase & Forum. This event highlights the research and creative successes of our faculty, research scientists, and students from across the campus. Please take this opportunity to explore the many opportunities for partnering with IUPUI or to learn about some of the exciting entrepreneurial ventures being launched.

Vision
To be the best urban research university by conducting world-class research, scholarship, and creative activities that develop knowledge and contribute to the economic growth and social advancement of Indiana and the nation and benefit humanity as a whole.

Mission
To develop and expand innovative research programs that align well with institutional mission and strategic plan, address important national and global needs, and through technology transfer and commercialization noticeably support the economic development of Indiana and the nation.

Showcase Program
12:30-1:00 pm – Registration check-in
1:00-1:15 pm – Welcome and Orientation
1:15-3:00 pm – Open Exhibits
3:00-3:30 pm – Networking Reception

Indiana University Research & Technology Corporation
351 West Tenth Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
http://innovate.indiana.edu/iurtc/index.shtml

Marie Kerbeshian, Vice President for Technology Commercialization
Phone: (317) 274-5904     
Email:  mkerbesh@iu.edu

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
755 W Michigan St, UL 1140
Indianapolis, IN  46202
http://research.iupui.edu/

Karen White, Research Development & Commercialization Facilitator
Phone:  317-274-1083
Email:  kfwhite@iupui.edu

ENGINEERING:  ENERGY, NANOTECHNOLOGY, AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

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NETWORK MANAGEMENT FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS (WSNS)
Yao Liang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Computer & Information Science, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI
Miguel Navarro,  Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Computer & Information Science, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: yliang@cs.iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-3473
Website:  http://cs.iupui.edu/about

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WAVE ROTOR COMBUSTORS (WRC)
Manikanda Rajagopal, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering & Technology, IUPUI
Razi Nalim, Ph.D., P.E., Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Programs, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: mrajagop@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-9426
Website: http://www.engr.iupui.edu/me/

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INTEGRATED NANOSYSTEMS FOR ENERGY, BIOMEDICAL, AND OTHER APPLICATIONS
Sudhir Shrestha, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor, Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute (INDI), Purdue School of Engineering, IUPUI
Mangilal Agarwal, Ph.D., Interim Director of the Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute (INDI), Purdue School of Engineering, IUPUI
Kody Varahramyan, Ph.D., Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Purdue School of Engineering, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email:  sudshres@iupui.edu
Phone:  (317) 278-6481
Website: http://indi.iupui.edu/index.php

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ARBITRARY POWER WAVEFORM GENERATOR
Afshin Izadian, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Electrical Computer Engineering Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, Indianapolis, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: aizadian@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-7881
Website:  http://www.engr.iupui.edu/~aizadian/

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NANO-STRUCTURED GRAPHENES AND METAL OXIDES FOR FUEL CELL, BATTERY AND SUPER-CAPACITOR APPLICATIONS
Jian Xie, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: jianxie@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-8850
Website:  http://www.engr.iupui.edu/me/faculty/~xie.shtml

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NOVEL HYBRID CATALYSTS CONTAINING METAL CHELATE COMPOUNDS WITH TUNABLE ELECTROCHEMICAL ACTIVITY
Rongrong Chen, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: rochen@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-4280
Website:  http://www.engr.iupui.edu/me/faculty/~rchen

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RECOVERING LITHIUM METAL FROM LITHIUM ION WASTE FLOW BATTERY: HARVESTING SODIUM FROM SEAWATER
Youngsik Kim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: yk35@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-9711
Website:  http://www.engr.iupui.edu/me/faculty/yk35.shtml

LIFE SCIENCES AND HEALTHCARE

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IPT, LLC, IMMUNOTHERAPY CANCER TREATMENT/ IMMUNE PEPTIDE THERAPUTICS 
Hua-Chen Chang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: huchang@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-3897
Website: http://science.iupui.edu/

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OSTEOFUSE, LLC, BONE HEALING SOLUTION
Melissa Kacena, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI
Tien-Min Gabriel Chu, DDS, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry
Indiana University School of Dentistry, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: mkacena@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-3482
Website: http://orthopaedics.iu.edu

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WELLNESS ON WHEELS (WOW) BUS
Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, M.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine. IU School of Health, and Executive Director, IU National Center of Excellence in Women's Health
Tisha Reid, Associate Director, IU National Center of Excellence in Women's Health,

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: iucoe@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 948- 3315
Website:  http://obgyn.medicine.iu.edu/centers/national-center-of-excellence-in-women-s-health/clinical-services/women-s-wellness-on-wheels-wow/

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NOVUS SPORT: CENTER FOR INNOVATION IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORTS
James Gladden, Ph.D., Dean, IU School of Physical Education & Tourism Management, IUPUI
Rafael E. Bahamonde, Ph.D., FACSM, FISBS, Acting Associate Dean, IU School of Physical Education & Tourism Management, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: jamglad@iupui.edu
Phone:  (317) 278-2826
Website: http://petm.iupui.edu/who_we_are/

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MUTLIBLOT™: WESTERN BLOTTING DEVICE FOR SIMULTANEOUS DETECTION OF SEVERAL PROTEINS SPECIES FROM A SINGLE ELECTROPHORETIC GEL
Stanley Chien, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
Hiroki Yokota, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and  Professor of Mechanical Engineering Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: schien@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-2760
Website: http://www.engr.iupui.edu/

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CLINICAL SCREENING TOOL FOR LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IN INFANTS
Derek Houston, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: dmhousto@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-4923
Website: http://medicine.iu.edu/oto/

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AGING BRAIN CARE COMPANY
INNOVATION AND IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE INITIATIVE (IISI)
Malaz Boustani, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor in Public Health, Indiana University Center for Aging Research, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI
Nadia Adams, MHA, Program Manager, Regenstrief Institute, Inc.

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract BRAIN IISI

Contact Information:
Email Address: nadams4@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 423-5640
Website:  http://homepages.indiana.edu/web/page/normal/22510.html

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POTENTIAL USE OF INSULIN SENSITIZING AGENTS IN THE TREATMENT OF POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE
Bonnie Blazer-Yost, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Purdue School of Science, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: bblazer@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-1145
Website: http://biology.iupui.edu/

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EMPHYMAB™ BIOTECH, MEDICAL THERAPIES FOR EMPHYSEMA
Brian Johnstone, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor of Medicine, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI
Matthias Clauss, Ph.D., Associate Research Professor of Cellular & Integrative Physiology, Indiana Center for Vascular Biology & Medicine (ICVBM), VA Medical Center
Irina Petrache, M.D., Professor of Medicine (BIOM), Dr. Calvin H. English Professor, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email:  bhjohnst@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-0092
Website:  http://medicine.iu.edu/

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SALUBRINAL FOR TREATMENT OF OSTEOPOROSIS AND BONE FRACTURE HEALING
Hiroki Yokota, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and  Professor of Mechanical Engineering Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
Ping Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: hyokota@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-5177
Website:  http://www.engr.iupui.edu/bme/hyokota.shtml

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NOVEL CNS DRUG DELIVERY SCHEME UTILIZING THE OLFACTORY NERVE
Michael Kubek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Associate Professor of Neurobiology, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: mjkubek@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-8204
Website:  http://anatomy.iupui.edu/people/faculty/primary-faculty/michael-j-kubek-phd/

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INTRAVENOUS TUBING IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM
John T. Finnell, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, IU School of Medicine, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: jfinnell@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 423-5500
Website:  http://emergency.medicine.iu.edu/academic-department/faculty/john-t-finnell-md-msc/

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS

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DISEASE-DRUG PETURBATION MODELS
Jake Chen, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Bioinformatics, IU School of Informatics, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: jakechen@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-7604
Website: http://informatics.iupui.edu

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CN (CourseNetworking) COURSE SITES
Ali Jafari, Ph.D., Professor of Computer and Information Technology, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Sarah Zike, Director of Business Development, CourseNetworking, LLC
Email: sarah@coursenetworking.com
Phone:  317-550-2020 x 104
Website:  http://www.coursenetworking.com/

Dr. Ali Jafari
Email: jafari@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 919-2042
Website: http://engr.iupui.edu/cit/

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AURAL NAVIGATION FLOWS ON RICH ARCHITECTURES (ANFORA)
Davide Bolchini, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Human-Computer Interaction, IU School of Informatics, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: dbolchin@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-5144
Website: http://informatics.iupui.edu/

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THE HOOSIER HISTORICAL SMART PHONE APP: PUTTING HISTORY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
Rebecca Shrum, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History and Assistant Director, Public History Program, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI
John Dichtl, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Council on Public History and Adjunct Assistant Professor of History, School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email:  rshrum@iupui.edu
Phone:  (317) 274-3916
Website:  http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/history/

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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AUDEMES: NON-­SPEECH AURAL COLLAGES FOR CONSUMER APPLICATIONS IN EDUCATION, RETAIL, GAMES AND LOCATION-­BASED SERVICES
Steve Mannheimer, MFA, Professor, Media Arts and Science, School of Informatics, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: smannhei@iupui.edu
Phone:  (317)\ 278-4913
Website: http://informatics.iupui.edu/people/steve-mannheimer/

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ADVANCED VR –BASED ONLINE LEARNING & TRAINING TECHNOLOGY FOR STEM
Hazim El-Mounayri, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Associate Chair of Mechanical Engineering and Chair of Undergraduate Education and Assessment Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
Tamer Wasfy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: helmouna@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-3320  
Website: http://www.engr.iupui.edu/

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PERCEPTION OF SCHOOL SOCIAL BONDING (PSSB) INSTRUMENT
Carolyn Gentle-Genitty,Ph.D., Assistant Professor, IU School of Social Work, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: cgentleg@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-3965
Website: http://socialwork.iu.edu/

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AFRICAN AMERICAN FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION PROGRAM
Lorraine Blackman, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work, IU School of Social Work, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: lblackma@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-6713
Website: http://socialwork.iu.edu/index.html

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CUTTING EDGE SOFT SKILLS ONLINE TRAINING MODULES
Marquita Walker, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Labor Studies, IU School of Social Work, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: marqwalk@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-2066
Website: http://labor.iu.edu/

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COMMUNICATION COMPLEX
John Parrish-Sprowl, Ph.D., Professor of Communication Studies, IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUI
                                          
Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: johparri@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 278-3145
Website: http://liberalarts.iupui.edu/comm/

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3D DENTAL HEALTH SIMULATOR
Judith Chin, DDS, MS, Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, IU School of Dentistry, IUPUI

Opportunity Overview and Technical Abstract

Contact Information:
Email: jchin@iupui.edu
Phone: (317) 274-5420
Website: http://www.iusd.iupui.edu/departments/pediatrics/