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Educational and Research Initiative (ERIF) Awards

ERIF is an Illinois Tech program that provides seed funding for high-risk or innovative research and education programs at the pre-competitive stage. Funded projects are multidisciplinary or interdisciplinary in scope and must show the potential to obtain external funding.

NameDepartment
2022
Sameh Elsaidi Chemistry
Javad Abbasian Chemical and Biological Engineering
2021
Steve Nicholas Du Bois Psychology
Karl Stolley Humanities
2020
Jean-Luc Ayitou Chemistry
Heng Wang MMAE
2019
Alissa Haedt-Matt Psychology
Matt Culotta Computer Science
2018
Kenneth Tichauer BME
2017
Lin Chai ECE
Carlos Teixeria CAEE
Ivan Mutis
Weslynne Ashton
2015
Salim Rouayheb ECE
Seok Hoon Hong ChBE
Aaron Culotta Computer Science
2014
David Minh Chemistry
Kenneth Tichauer BME
Jialing Xiang
Britt Burton-Freeman
Indika Edirisinghe
2013
Cindy Menches CAEE
Matthew Spenko MMAE
Eric Houston Psychology
Boris Glavic
Donald Chmielewski
Scott Morris
2012
Arjun Chakravarti Business Administration
Georgia Papavasiliou BME
Weslynne Ashton
Fouad Teymour
2011
Nancy Wengechi Karuri ChBE
Mehdi Modares CAEE
2010
Mahesh Krishnamurthy
Zongzhi Li
Shawn Shadden
2009
Sandra Bishnoi
Georgia Papavasiliou
Jia Wang
Imam Samil Yetik