Materials Engineering

June 21, 2024

61st Annual CE Open

View photos from the 2024 CE Open, held on June 14th at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
May 30, 2024

Nadia Gkritza named ELATES program fellow

Nadia Gkritza, Professor of Civil Engineering and Agricultural and Biological Engineering, will join the 2024 cohort of the Executive Leadership in Academic Technology, Engineering and Science (ELATES) fellowship program at Drexel University.
May 28, 2024


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May 21, 2024

Govindaraju, Merwade recognized at 2024 EWRI Congress

Rao ("GS") Govindaraju, Bowen Engineering Head of Civil Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering, and Venkatesh Merwade, Professor of Civil Engineering, were recognized at the ASCE's 2024 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
May 14, 2024

Purdue ITE receives 2024 Student Chapter Award

Congratulations to the Purdue University Student Chapter of Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) for being selected to receive the 2024 Student Chapter Award. The Student Chapter award recognizes a chapter that has provided an exemplary experience for its members with robust programming and outstanding administration.
May 14, 2024

Jan Olek elected to ACI Committee on Nominations

Jan Olek, James H. and Carol H. Cure Professor in Civil Engineering and Director of the North Central Superpave Center, has been elected to serve on the American Concrete Institute's Committee on Nominations for 2024-2025.
May 9, 2024

Chunxu Huang receives 2024 ASHRAE graduate award

Civil Engineering Ph.D. student Chunxu Huang has received a 2024-2025 ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers) Grant-in-Aid Award, a $10,000 award given to outstanding graduate students conducting research in High Performance Buildings or HVAC fields.
May 7, 2024

Purdue ASCE places first overall at IN-KY Symposium

Purdue ASCE, now in its 100th year, brought a record 61 student competitors to the annual symposium. The team won a total of 13 awards and placed first overall in the event from a field of 14 universities.
May 6, 2024

Dr. George Zhou's new patent embodies sustainable link between civil, environmental engineering, and biotechnology

Dr. George Zhou isn't a typical civil engineer, environmental engineer, or microbiologist; he’s all three. Since joining Purdue CE and EEE in 2014, Zhou has been recognized for his outstanding teaching, cutting-edge research, and impactful inventions. Zhou's research currently focuses on applying biotechnologies in engineering systems for contexts such as wastewater systems, antibiotic resistance, and biofuel production.
May 5, 2024

Reducing greenhouse gases at the source by capturing CO2 in a liquid filter

The biggest contributor to climate change is the emission of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere, especially by heavy industry such as power production and manufacturing. Purdue University researchers have patented a process using liquid filters to remove CO2 at the source, resulting in by-products that can also be recycled and reused.
May 3, 2024

Luna Lu featured on "Boilermaker Engenuity" podcast

Purdue's Luna Lu, a recent recipient of the Edison Award, spoke with Purdue Engineering Dean Arvind Raman about "breathing new life into U.S. infrastructure" for the Engenuity podcast. Lu is leveraging IoT via smart, materials-based sensor technology and interpretive data-processing methods.
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