IE Graduate students win awards at the 17th NSF Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigator's Conference
- November 23, 2010
On October 29th 2010 the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) along with the support of National Science Foundation (NSF), held the 17th Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigator’s Conference, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. Two of the students from the Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University, Kapil Chalil Madathil and Indraneel Dabhade won student awards for excellence in the field of advanced education in technician training for the aircraft maintenance industry.
The students were presenting the work done by the department in the field of advanced technician training, a project conducted under the Advanced Technology Systems Laboratory (ATSL) at the Department of Industrial Engineering. The project was one of many done under the grant (#0703061) led by Dr. Anand Gramopadhye, Dr. Andrew Duchowski (Computer Science) and Dr. Mary Beth Kurz. The team which also included Melissa Paul Dorlett, Thashika Rupasinghe and Deepak Vembar were able to develop and test a number of virtually simulated training environments. The project was done in collaboration with the Principal Investigator Carl Washburn at Aircraft Maintenance and Training division, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, South Carolina.