Civil Engineering Master's student Jessica Holberg (advised by Dr. Venkatesh Merwade) was named a recipient of the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellowship for the 2015 award year. This award provides a yearly stipend and the cost of tuition for a period of three years.
Assistant Professor Cary Troy has been named the recipient of Purdue's new Exceptional Early Career Award. The award was created by the Office of the Provost and the Murphy Award selection committee to recognize outstanding undergraduate teaching among Purdue's early career, tenure-track faculty.
Researchers from Purdue University are spending a week aboard a scientific vessel in Lake Michigan, tracking a fluorescent plume of dyed water to study how currents transport contaminants and aquatic life.
Boaters and beach-goers visiting the Indiana shoreline of Lake Michigan now can learn current conditions such as water temperature, wind speeds and other information provided by a new environmental sensing buoy.
Dr. A. Ramachandra Rao, Professor Emeritus of Hydraulic and Hydrologic Engineering, received the Ven Te Chow Award from the Environmental and Water Resources Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Prof. Cary Troy and a team of researchers are using a robotic submarine and other specialized tools in Lake Michigan to gather biological and environmental data showing how young fish vital to the ecosystem may cope with future climate change.
Professor Emeritus Jack Delleur is the recipient of the 2007 Ray K. Linsley Award. This award was established in 1986 to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions in surface water hydrology.