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Development of a Diverse, Globally Competitive Workforce

Broader impacts can integrate one or multiple “cords” of research, education and outreach, and diversity activities, as mapped in examples below:

Research Education and Outreach Diversity Example impact
Yes Yes Prepare senior undergraduates to join industry or national lab collaborators for summer sponsored data science research internships with virtual co-mentoring with faculty and industry mentors. For professional development in communicating to non-experts, interns will have a research poster presentation in Hillenbrand residence hall, site of the diverse 800-member Data Mine interdisciplinary undergraduate learning community, to further engage undergraduate students.
Yes Prepare graduate students for the annual 3MT (Three Minute Thesis research communication competition) sponsored campus-wide by the Purdue University Graduate School as dynamic opportunities for graduate students to gain communication skills with non-expert audiences.
Yes Co-mentor graduate fellows on cross-institutional research projects that include industrial practitioner members for intrapreneurial thinking (entrepreneurial within companies) in the context of systems-level research.
Yes Inform businesses regarding how to integrate the GMA approach to data visualization into practice to increase worker performance and business competitiveness.
Yes Yes Yes Develop and test an educational intervention that supports improved multi-cultural collaboration for undergraduate engineering students.
Yes Yes Train project graduate students, postdocs, and researchers on “inclusive science communication” and share results with a diverse array of formal and informal audiences.
Yes Yes Yes Conduct interactive workshop at project outset to build center-wide awareness of effective teaming processes across diverse team composition and discuss impact on scientific discovery and translation of innovations. Annual meetings will assess teaming success and challenges and re- re-alignment to best practices.

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