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Consulting Projects and Activities - Spring 2010

Projects

    • Project: GE Healthcare Reliability Testing
    • Client: Elizabeth Ivy-Johnson, Reliability Engineer for GE Healthcare
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck, Airong Yu, and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Worked with engineers at GE Healthcare to model three key features of two important lines of products. Previous testing for the features involved a 180-minute procedure - CIRC is developing a new procedure that will take less time while maintaining accurate predictions for all three key features of the products. A training document will be produced.

    • Project: Waste Water Treatment Analysis
    • Client: Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE)
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Working with the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE) to determine the efficacy of legislation aimed at supporting smart growth, specifically priority funding area legislation intended to encourage sewer infrastructure rather than septic systems for residences in 5 Maryland counties.

    • Project: Cyberknife Survival Analysis
    • Client: Dr. Didolkar
    • Consultants: Liz Stanwyck, Airong Yu, and Dr. Neerchal
    • Description: Working with Dr. Didolker of Mt. Sinai Hospital to analyze survival data to determine the efficacy of a new procedure for cancer.

Also Consulted With

  • Liang Zhu and Dwayne Arola, Mechanical Engineering faculty (Winter 2010, Navneet Sushon)
  • Tamra Mendelson, Biological Sciences faculty (Liz Stanwyck and Dr. Neerchal)
  • Marlene Roush, SAIC (Kyle Stern and Dr. Gobbert)
  • Robin Van Meter, Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Ryan Getek, Information Systems graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Adrienne Starks, Biological Sciences graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Melanie Harrison, Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Usha Sripathineni, Chemical & Biochemical Engineering graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Erle Ellis, Geography and Environmental Systems Faculty (David Trott)
  • Joy Thompson, Applied Developmental Psychology graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Will Gretes, Biological Sciences graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Chris Swan, Geography and Environmental Systems Faculty (Liz Stanwyck and Kyle Stern)
  • Greg Talley, Telecommunications Coordinator, Maryland State Dept. of Education (Liz Stanwyck)
  • Jennifer Li, Geography and Environmental Systems graduate student (Liz Stanwyck)

Infrastructure

  • Developed a MySQL database (Kyle Stern)