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November 12, 2021

Pol receives DoD award to test Li-ion batteries at extreme temperatures

Vilas Pol, Professor of Chemical Engineering in the Davidson School of Chemical Engineering, was one of three Purdue Engineering researchers awarded a grant from the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). These grants will be provided to 81 institutions across 35 states in Fiscal Year (FY) 2022.
November 5, 2021

Bottorff fellow researches acupuncture for neuropathic pain treatment

Neuropathic pain (NP) affects nearly 16 million Americans. It happens when the nervous system is damaged or not working properly. Diabetes accounts for about 30 percent of NP cases, with other culprits including alcoholism, shingles, phantom pain from amputation, central nervous disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and multiple sclerosis, and trauma or surgeries with resulting nerve damage.
October 18, 2021

Torres named as 2021 Trailblazer in Engineering Fellow

Jessica E. Torres has been named as one of 34 inaugural Trailblazers in Engineering (TBE) Fellows. These are PhD students or postdocs in engineering or related disciplines at U.S. research universities, selected not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements but also for their potential impact in expanding representation and diversity in engineering.
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