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Spotlights

Raghavan Srinivasan (PhD '92) to be honored as a Distinguished Agriculture Alumnus
Apr 03, 2015
We are delighted to announce the Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award recipients for 2015. The Distinguished Agriculture Alumni Award recognizes mid-career Purdue Agriculture alumni who have demonstrated outstanding accomplishments, made significant contributions to their professions or to society in general and exhibit high potential for future professional growth.
Professor Frankenberger to lead research to improve water management on drained land
Mar 20, 2015
Jane Frankenberger is heading a $5 million federally funded project examining the economic and environmental benefits and costs of storing water on farms in ways for crops to use it when they need it and to reduce nutrients draining into waterways.
Purdue ABE Graduate Program ranked #1 by US News and World Report - for the 7th Consecutive Year
Mar 10, 2015
We are honored to be named the #1 ABE grad program for the 7th consecutive year. The work we do here matters and our students make the difference.
 
Professor Rickus receives 2015 College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence
Feb 13, 2015
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence by faculty in the College of Engineering in the advising and mentoring of students.
Professor Irudayaraj receives 2015 College of Engineering Faculty Award of Excellence
Feb 13, 2015
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in research by faculty in the College of Engineering.
Professor Nate Mosier named to ISA Chair
Feb 12, 2015
Associate professor of agricultural and biological engineering Nathan Mosier has been appointed the Indiana Soybean Alliance Soybean Utilization Endowed Chair, continuing a partnership to develop new uses for soybeans.
Professors Klein Ileleji, David Umulis named to 2014 Millionaire's Club
Feb 11, 2015
The College of Agriculture started a “Millionaire's Club” in 2005 to recognize faculty in the College of Agriculture who have been awarded a $1M or higher grant.
ABE Newsletter Mix-Up
Feb 02, 2015
This is not a traditional Spotlight, but I wanted to make it a high-profile item: our newsletter went out last week and evidently Printing Services had problems with the mailing process. Many of you have contacted me to let me know you got someone else's newsletter and to express concern that they might not have received a copy.
Graduate Ag Research Spotlight: Raymond Red Corn
Nov 24, 2014
Beginning February, 2013, the Graduate Ag Research Spotlight shines each month on an individual whose work reflects our commitment to the six strategic themes that guide Agricultural Research at Purdue.
Ag Research Spotlight: David Umulis
Oct 30, 2014
The Ag Research Spotlight shines each month on an individual whose work reflects our commitment to the six strategic themes that guide Agricultural Research at Purdue.
Purdue ABE Undergraduate Program is #1 - again! - for the fourth consecutive year
Sep 16, 2014
For the 4th consecutive year, our undergraduate programs have been ranked #1 by US News & World Report (tied this year with University of Illinois). It's great to continue to be in this special position.
Cibin Raj honored at the 2014 International SWAT Conference
Jul 30, 2014
Post-doctoral student Cibin Raj was awarded the Best Student/Post-Doc of the Year award at the 2014 international SWAT (soil water assessment tool) conference.
Dr. Bernard Engel named an ASABE Fellow at Annual International Meeting
Jun 13, 2014
ASABE defines a Fellow as a member of unusual professional distinction, with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications and experience in, or related to, the field of agricultural, food, or biological systems engineering.
Dr. Bernard Engel
Dr. Indrajeet Chaubey receives the ASABE ADS/Hancor Soil and Water Engineering Award
Jun 13, 2014
This award honors and recognizes a member of ASABE who has performed noteworthy contributions to the advancement of soil and water engineering in teaching, research, planning, design, construction, management or development of materials.
ABE Faculty receive Superior Paper Awards at 2014 ASABE International Meeting
Jun 13, 2014
Each division selects up to 5% of the papers published by their division for an award. Winners are presented with a certificate during the General Session and Recognition Program at the Annual International Meeting and each author receives a certificate.
Dr. Mark Nearing
Dr. Nate Mosier wins Purdue College of Agriculture TEAM Award for Innovations in Advancing Biofuels
May 06, 2014
A group of Purdue University faculty and staff who work to convert non-food plant materials into usable transportation fuels and other products will receive the 2014 College of Agriculture TEAM award.
Natalie Chin receives Graduate Instructional Development Certificate
May 01, 2014
Graduate students were honored Wednesday (April 30) at the 16th Annual Celebration of Graduate Teaching Excellence, hosted by the Office of the Provost, Teaching Academy, Graduate School and the Center for Instructional Excellence.
Marisol Herrera-Perez Receives Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award
May 01, 2014
Graduate students were honored Wednesday (April 30) at the 16th Annual Celebration of Graduate Teaching Excellence, hosted by the Office of the Provost, Teaching Academy, Graduate School and the Center for Instructional Excellence.
Kevin Keener receives 2014 ASABE Rain Bird Engineering Concept of the Year Award
Apr 28, 2014
High Voltage Atmospheric Cold Plasma demonstrates a new and innovative idea on the development of a high-voltage atmospheric cold plasma (HVACP) that can achieve bactericidal and sporicidal reductions in sealed packages of much larger size than is currently feasible.
Marshall Porterfield featured on NPR's "All Things Considered"
Apr 16, 2014
Professor Marshall Porterfield was the featured expert for a story about plant growth in space. See item number 12.
Student Soybean Project Innovation Contest Winners
Apr 08, 2014
Two sophomore Agricultural Engineering students are part of the runner-up team in this year's contest!
Soots team
Monika Ivantysynova awarded SAE Fellow
Apr 07, 2014
Dr. Monika Ivantysynova, founder of the Maha Fluid Power Research Center at Purdue, has been named a fellow of SAE International.

Past Spotlights

Events

Soybean Competition Advisor & Student Recognition Reception
Mar 31, 2015
 

Past Events

ABE in the News

Professor Michael Ladisch: Biotechnology and Bioengineering - "Hydrolysis-determining substrate characteristics in liquid hot water pretreated hardwood" (video)
Mar 27, 2015
 
Evan Anderson, Levi Jackson: Indianapolis Star - What crazy soy-based inventions did Purdue students come up with now?
Mar 27, 2015
 
German Schäfer: Purdue visiting scholar to market face cream at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna
Mar 16, 2015
 
Barron Hewetson: Spero Energy, Guarders take top spots at 28th annual Purdue Burton D. Morgan Business Plan Competition
Feb 20, 2015
 
PurdueToday: Mosier appointed to soybean alliance endowed chair at Purdue
Feb 17, 2015
 
Purdue AgriCultures: Chris Thompson, Peter Mercado, Prof. Jenna Rickus - Bio Building Blocks
Dec 16, 2014
 
David Wilson and Jeremy Robison: Purdue students recognized at national conference for innovative project for sub-Saharan African farmers
Dec 16, 2014
 
Professor Bill Field: US Prof's Efforts to Empower Disabled Farmers Bear Fruit in 'Field'
Dec 05, 2014
 
Daniels tours Maha Fluid Power Laboratory
Nov 17, 2014
 
Professor William Field and Yuan-Hsin Cheng: Indiana Farm Fatalities Continue Downward Trend
Sep 25, 2014
 
Professor Jenna Rickus: Me, My Neuroprocessor, and I - Preparing for a Hybrid World
Sep 18, 2014
 
Caitlin Hubner, Chandler Keown: ASABE Explore magazine
Sep 12, 2014
 
Sadegh Dabiri, Sara McMillan, Bob Stwalley: Purdue Today-New faculty members welcomed, introduced with brief profiles
Sep 03, 2014
 
Barron Hewetson: Spero Energy receives $150,000 grant from National Science Foundation
Aug 14, 2014
 
Grain Safety Specialist Steve Wettschurack: Family talks toughness of 81-year-old Indiana farmer rescued from grain bin
Aug 07, 2014
 
Professor Ileleji: Purdue, Feed the Future thinking beyond crop harvesting in Africa
May 27, 2014
 
Professor Nate Mosier: Biofuel research at core of Purdue-Navy agreement
May 19, 2014
 
Caroline Kelemen, Andrew Martin: Purdue students win top research award for 'Biowall' concept
May 08, 2014
 
Professors Jane Frankenberger and Laura Bowling: Purdue team aims to increase agricultural resilience amid climate change
May 07, 2014
 
Professor Joseph Irudayaraj: Gold nanoparticles help target, quantify breast cancer gene segments in a living cell
Apr 23, 2014
 

Past ABE in the News