Projects by Theme

Economic Growth, Stability, and Development
Creating an Efficient Marketing Plan for Aid to ArtisansU
Evaluation of Patent Examination Pilot Programs

Education in a Technological Society
The Process of Innovation at Oakton High School
Evaluation of the Impact of Engineering Education Research Grants Using Software Tools: A Foundation

Energy and Resources
Analysis of Domestic and International Desalination to Outline the Decision Making Landscape for Implementation and Operation of Desalination Plants in the United States
Building Energy Benchmarking in Northern Virginia
The Water-Energy Nexus in the Southeastern United States
Marcellus Shale: Cementing and Well Casing Violations
Protection of Environment and Indigenous People Through Best Practices of Oil Development

Health Care and Technology
Creation of an Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology Training Knowledge Management System
Protecting Public Health: Unique Identification of Facilities in Adverse Event Reporting

Historic and Artistic Preservation Technology
Developing and Promoting Aid to ArtisansU

Humanistic Studies of Technology
Improving the Quality of Accident Investigation

Law and Technology
Advanced Patent Application Analysis
Reengineering The United States Patent Process

Management Through Digital Collaboration

Evaluation of the Peer-to-Patent Pilot Program

Validation of the Interagency Screening Tool
Improving Adverse Event Report Processing at the FDA
Examining USCG ACP Risk-Based Oversight Initiatives

Safety Analysis and Liability
Evaluating the Need for a Consumer Focused Smoke Alarm Performance System
Disposal of Pyrotechnic Visual Distress Signals
Assessing Concussion Potential in Youth Sports for the CPSC

Risk-Based Marine Inspection Performance Measures
A Qualitative Study of the Correlation Between Human Factors and Design Hazards in Consumer Products
Dryer Fires: Improving Clothes Dryer Safety

Playground Equipment: Classification and Burn Analysis
Emergency Towing

Validating Safety on Commercial Fishing Vessels

Potential Hazards Associated With “Green” Products

Standards for Enclosed Canopies on Small Passenger Vessels

Fire Protection of Historic Streetscapes

Crib Hazard Analysis

Fire Safety in Green Buildings

Passenger Vessel Weight Measurement
Pool Safety and Technology
The Effects of Icing on Commercial Fishing Vessels

Science and Technology: Policy and Management
Analyzing and Reporting Patent Quality Data
The Patent Quality Cookbook: Identifying Perception Gaps at the USPTO

NASA’s Web Architecture and Content

Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems: A Maritime Study

Data Mining and Applications for Pharmacovigilance

USPTO Quality Metrics Analysis

An Assessment of the Impact of Pre-Issuance Submissions on the Patent Examination Process
Workflow at NSF

Opportunities for WPI in Washington D.C.

The Future of the Patent Hoteling Program at the USPTO

Social and Human Services
Developing a Marketing Plan for Legends Sports Leagues
Taxi Customer Service Regulation

Social Studies of Science and Technology
Research on Course-Based Undergraduate Research on Behalf of the NSF
Comparing Organizational Models for the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement

Workflow Management at the National Science Foundation
Measuring Employee Engagement At The USPTO

History And Analysis Of Patent-Related Events And Metrics

Technology and Environment
Analyzing the Current Market of Hull Cleaning Robots
Green Technology Commercialization An Analysis of the EPA’s SBIR Program
Shale Gas Extraction Waste Water Transport By Barge
The Health Effects Of Oil Contamination
Oil Pollution in Ecuador: A Devised Remediation Approach

Analysis Of Green Chemistry And Computational Toxicology

Urban and Environmental Planning
Motivations For Wastewater Treatment Plants To Move Towards Zero-Net Energy
Transit in Montgomery County
Ship Generated Waste Disposal in the Wider Caribbean Region

Increasing Ridership On Montgomery County Public Transit

Bus Analysis In Montgomery County, Maryland
Green Building Water Infrastructure Technologies Analysis at EPA NCER