November 24, 2020

Dr. Gintaras (Rex) Reklaitis elected as AAAS Fellow

Dr. Gintaras (Rex) Reklaitis, the Burton and Kathryn Gedge Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering, is one of three College of Engineering faculty elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as an AAAS fellow is a lifetime honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. This year, 489 members have been awarded this distinction and was formally announced Nov. 27 in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science.
November 22, 2020

ChE alumnae featured in College of Engineering first-generation students awareness week

Two Purdue Chemical Engineering alumnae were among a group of first-generation students featured by the College of Engineering during the 2020 First-Generation College Celebration. Kelly Hornsby-Clawson (BSChE 1997) and Ashley Noel Suarez (Vacchiano) (BSChE 2011) were featured as alumni who have graduated and pioneered as first-generation college students, while succeeding in their fields in spite of many challenges.
November 18, 2020

ChE graduate student Elizabeth Bickel takes 3rd at CISTAR Biannual meeting poster contest

Davidson School of Chemical Engineering graduate student and Center for Innovative and Strategic Transformation of Alkane Resources (CISTAR) Fellow Elizabeth Bickel tied for third place at the virtual poster pitch competition as part of CISTAR's 2020 Biannual Meeting. Students pre-recorded their poster pitches, which were then viewed by industry representatives and faculty. Awards were determined based on voting by a selection panel made up of industry members, faculty, and staff.
November 17, 2020

Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center begins work, launches website

A new Purdue center that commemorates an Olympic track and field star and alumnus is up and running with research projects and sports technology initiatives under way. The Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center (RESEC) was announced during Homecoming 2019 as a collaboration between Purdue’s College of Engineering and Intercollegiate Athletics that features a partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The center is led by Executive Director Jan-Anders Mansson, a Purdue Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Materials Engineering and co-director of the Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center (IN-MaC).
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