Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors

Events and Workshops

OAA Sponsors National Conference at IPFW:

Modern Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science (MAICS) Conference Series at IPFW April 28-29, 2017


The Department of Mathematics hosted the 2016 Midwestern Workshop on Asymptotic Analysis, which was fully funded by the National Science Foundation.  



Science and Society at IPFW 

SASI 2017 logo NEW 

Congratulations to this year's SASI winners: 

Winning Displays:

Presenters: Andrew Whiteman, Chenghao Bi, Zhitian Zhang

Display Title: A 3D-printed Modular Robotic Platform

Presenters: Jinlong Han, I-Chen Yu

Display Title: Dynamic of Soybean vein necrosis virus replication in vector soybean thrips

Winning Posters:

Presenter: Monica Ochola

Poster Title: Faculty Perception of Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Presenters: Elisa Hernandez, Genni Newsham, Jedidiah Davis

Poster Title: The Relationship Between Personality Traits and Attitudes  Towards Text Messsage Responses


Internal Funding Opportunities

2017 Grant Call for Proposals

In February, the Institute for Research, Scholarship, and Creative Endeavors (Institute), in collaboration with PDS accepted applications from tenure and tenure track faculty for the following internal funding opportunities:

IRSC Faculty Course Release Grant

IRSC Faculty Community Engagement Grant

IRSC Collaborative Research Grant

Please visit the Internal Funding page for detailed information. 

Congratulations to the Institute's 2016 Course Release Grants, Collaborative Grants, and Community Engagement Grants awardees!



IRSC photo internal grants

Dr. Ahmed Mustafa instructs a team of student researchers

Faculty in the News

2016 Portal to the Public Faculty and Grad Student Fellows

Thank you to the following faculty members and graduate student for their participation in Science Central's Portal to the Public program.

The interactive learning experience prepared the group to present their research to Science Central's general public.

Congratulations to the 2016 Portal to the Public Fellows: 

Dr. Aleshia Hayes (ETCS)         Assistant Professor of Computer Science      

Dr. John Licato (ETCS)              Assistant Professor of Computer Science  

Dr. Atefeh Mohammadpour(ETCS) Assistant Professor of Construction Engineering Technology 

Dr. Vamsi Nalam (COAS)         Assistant Professor of Biology 

Patrick Selig (COAS)                   Biology Graduate Student 

Dr. Steven Stevenson (COAS)   Associate Professor of Chemistry 

IPFW Connect Magazine



Dr. Rachel Rayburn leads a class discussion

Visit the Office of Academic Affairs website to access all Connect issues

Upcoming Connect issues coming out April and the summer issue in August/September



On April 4th, moderator Professor Koichiro Otani led the UC2 panel discussion titled " Zika: What We Know and What We're Doing About It" in Walb Classic Ballroom.  Panelists included Deborah McMahan, M.D., Prof. Elliott Blumenthal, James E. Cameron, M.D., Robyn Schmucker, M.D., and Melissa Rice, D.O.


University Community Conversation

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IPFW Sponsorship Day


Learn more about this unique partnership

IPFW Sponsorship Day at Science Central on Saturday, February 18, 2017- 1,097 visitors!



Portal to the Public


Dr. Punya Nachappa shares information about plant life with young visitors

Portal to the Public at Science Central is coming Fall 2017! 

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