September 28, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the School of Chemical Engineering presented Norm Kidder (BSChE ’73), John Klier (MSChE ’86, PhD ’89), Seung Bin Park (PhD ’88), Julia Myers Ross (BSChE ’90), Charles E. Smith (BSChE ’80) and Vijay Swarup (BSChE ’86) with the 2015 Outstanding Chemical Engineer Award.
September 23, 2015
The high cost and scarcity of lithium are driving research to develop alternatives to lithium-ion batteries, especially to meet future needs in energy storage so Dr. Vilas Pol and his group are looking to Sodium-ion batteries as a possible alternative, in large part because of sodium's low cost and natural abundance.
September 21, 2015
Assistant Professor Bryan Boudouris and Professor Elias Franses are part of a $650,000 effort to help shake more oil loose from basin rocks in an environmentally friendly way. The partnership between Purdue and Indiana based Pioneer Oil is led by Professor Joe Pekny.
September 17, 2015
On September 24, 2015, the School of Chemical Engineering will present Norm Kidder (BSChE ’73), John Klier (MSChE ’86, PhD ’89), Seung Bin Park (PhD ’88), Julia Myers Ross (BSChE ’90), Charles E. Smith (BSChE ’80) and Vijay Swarup (BSChE ’86) with the 2015 Outstanding Chemical Engineer Award.
September 14, 2015
The Trask Innovation Fund will support Professor Boudouris’ "Engineering a time-dependent erasable ink and delivery vessel for high-value testing" project.
August 24, 2015
Dr. Kristi S. Anseth (BSChE ’92) and Dr. Aditya Bhan (PhD ’05) will receive national awards from the American Chemical Society in 2016.
August 20, 2015
Assistant Professor Bryan Boudouris was recently selected to attend the 7th annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium to be held October 25-28, 2015, at the National Academies' Beckman Center in Irvine, CA. Participation in the symposium is based on application and rigorous selection process by the organizing committee.
August 18, 2015
Jennifer Sinclair Curtis (BSChE '83) and John Klier (MSChE '86, PhD'89) have been selected for prestigious AIChE Awards.
August 12, 2015
Rick Brajer (BSChE 1983) has been selected to take over the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services beginning August 17, 2015.
August 10, 2015
Research completed by a team of Purdue researchers, including Professor John Morgan and ChE graduate student Rohit Jaini, suggests active biological mechanisms transport scent and taste compounds known as volatiles from plant cells to the atmosphere, a finding that could overturn the textbook model of volatile emission as a process that occurs solely by diffusion.