2011 News

December 22, 2011

'Nanoantennas' show promise in optical innovations

Researchers have shown how arrays of tiny "plasmonic nanoantennas" are able to precisely manipulate light in new ways that could make possible a range of optical innovations such as more powerful microscopes, telecommunications and computers.
December 9, 2011

Graduate Student Ignacio Laguna wins George Michael Memorial High Performance Computing Fellowship

Ignacio Laguna, a PhD student in Professor Saurabh Bagchi's group, is one of two recipients of the 2011 George Michael Memorial High-Performance Computing (HPC) Fellowship, which was awarded to him at this year’s Supercomputing Conference (SC) in Seattle on November 17. This award recognizes Ignacio's work, which aims to provide scalable error detection and bug localization tools for large-scale applications.
December 7, 2011

Barrett Robinson Instructional Technology Endowment Announced

The coordinator of ECE's undergraduate labs, Barrett Robinson, retires this December after impacting countless aspiring engineers. His relationship with Purdue extends back to 1958 when he himself became an engineering student. In honor of his service and vision, the Barrett Robinson Instructional Technology Endowment (BRITE) Fund has been created.
December 1, 2011

Purdue, Notre Dame and GE Healthcare partner to make 'ultra low' radiation-dose, high-clarity CT imaging a reality

Demonstrating their shared legacy of innovative research and commitment to patient-centered medical technology, Purdue University, University of Notre Dame and GE Healthcare announce a proprietary new CT scanning reconstruction technology called Veo™ that may enable physicians to diagnose patients with high-clarity images at previously unattainable low radiation dose levels.
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