Faculty member awarded innovation grant

October 2014

Daniel Jones, associate professor of mechanical engineering technology, is heading a research project receiving funding from a SUNY-wide program aimed at supporting innovative instructional technology. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher announced the awards recently.

Dan JonesJones is developing “A Novel On-line Approach for ‘e-student’ Remote Laboratory Experiments” that will determine the efficacy of remote student access to lab environments for online delivery of Physics labs. The implementation of this project will enable students who don’t have direct access to labs and equipment the opportunity to fulfill General Education requirements.

SUNY’s 2014 Innovative Instruction Technology Grants (IITG) program awarded $633,000 to fund campus innovations and initiatives that enhance teaching and learning and have the potential to be used across the SUNY System.