January 1, 2016
Professor Rakesh Agrawal and Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Emre Gençer detailed their new "hydricity" concept in a paper that appeared in an online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Hydricity aims to create a sustainable economy by generating electricity with solar energy and producing and storing hydrogen from superheated water for round the clock power production.
December 22, 2015
Nancy Ho, founder and president of Green Tech America Inc. and a research professor emerita in the School of Chemical Engineering, will receive the National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama in 2016.
December 14, 2015
Karissa Raderstorf, Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Sandra Hendryx, Secretary in the Undergraduate Office, were honored with customer service awards from the College of Engineering.
December 11, 2015
Purdue Chemical Engineering undergraduate Oluwatoni “Toni” Adetayo received a 2015-16 AIChE Minority Scholarship
December 2, 2015
Professor Michael Harris received an inaugural Pioneers of Diversity Award from the Minority Affairs Committee of the AIChE.
November 19, 2015
Associate Professor Vilas Pol’s work on hard carbon microspheres was selected as one of the top 100 technologies for the year.
November 12, 2015
Graduate Student Caleb Miskin’s presentation about energy harvesting electronic devices was selected as the top presentation at the AIChE Area 08E: Electronics and Photonics, Materials Engineering and Sciences Division.
November 5, 2015
Assistant Professor Bryan Boudouris received the prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation for his project titled "Advanced Molecular Architectures for Electronically-Active Radical Polymers."