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January 14, 2020

Synthetic neurons project offers platform for disease treatment, further brain research

Dr. Chongli Yuan, a Davidson School of Chemical Engineering professor, is leader of a Purdue University multidisciplinary team studying the possibility of building synthetic neuron cells to treat Parkinson's disease. Yuan and her research group received part of a $4 million award from the National Science Foundation's 10 Big Ideas Challenge. The research is part of a four-year project shared among university researchers at Michigan, Stanford, Johns Hopkins, Rochester Institute of Technology, Baylor and the University of California, Santa Barbara.
January 14, 2020

Dr. Letian Dou elected AIChE Area Programming Chair

Dr. Letian Dou, Assistant Professor in the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University, was recently elected as Area 8E Electronic and Photonic Materials Programming Chair for 2020-2021 by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
January 13, 2020

ChE Spring 2020 Graduate Seminars Announced

Purdue Davidson School of Chemical Engineering has announced its schedule of Spring 2020 Graduate Seminars, featuring a slate of outstanding speakers well-known in their respective fields. All seminars are free and open to the public, and will be held in the Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering.
January 10, 2020

Kaustabh Sarkar awarded Leslie Bottorff Fellowship

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering PhD student Kaustabh Sarkar received a Leslie Bottorff Fellowship for his research in delivering localized chemoradiotherapy for head and neck cancers. Sarkar is advised by Purdue Chemical Engineering Professor You-Yeon Won.
January 10, 2020

Jessica Torres awarded Leslie Bottorff Fellowship

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering PhD student Jessica Torres received a Leslie Bottorff Fellowship for her research on next-generation surgical adhesives. Torres is advised by Purdue Chemical Engineering Professor Julie Liu.
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