Steven Pekarek, the Nick Trbovich Professor of ECE, is the recipient of the 2018 IEEE Power and Energy Systems Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of electromechanical energy conversion.
Dan Jiao has been selected as a PI of the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) IDEA program. The ERI initiative – which was unveiled last year, with potentially upwards of $1.5 billion in funding over five years – is meant to jump-start innovation in the electronics industry.
Purdue ECE researchers have engineered yeast "microbreweries" to help hospital lab workers better track their daily radiation exposure, enabling a faster assessment of tissue damage that could lead to cancer.
Co-ops and internships are a great way to gain real-world experience while building on the skills and knowledge that students receive in the classroom. Both also offer work experience that allows students to be more competitive employment candidates upon degree completion.
Check out what some of our ECE students did during the Spring 2018 semester!
A Purdue ECE-led effort will eventually make electronic devices faster. Prof. Zubin Jacob and graduate research assistant Saman Jahani have helped develop a new protective metamaterial "cladding," which prevents light from leaking out of the very curvy pathways it would travel in a computer chip.
Purdue University researchers have developed a technique they hope will provide valuable information about the growth of certain cancers and the ability of drugs to fight them. ECE postdoctoral scientists Rahim Rahimi and Manuel Ochoa led the engineering portion of the research.