2019 News

December 19, 2019

New income share agreement can help students fund affordable, online ECE master's degree

Purdue University's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is launching an income share agreement (ISA) program for students enrolled in its new online master's degree. The affordable online master's programs through edX, with support from Kaplan Higher Education, is the first comprehensive engineering postgraduate curricula provided online at less than $25,000. Backed by the Purdue Research Foundation with support from ECE, Purdue Online and the College of Engineering, the ISA is an innovative way to help fund an education without the burden of interest rates and payment schedules of traditional student loans.
December 19, 2019

ECE offering certificate in Nano-Science and Technology through the edX MicroMasters program

As part of its new online master's degree through edX, with support from Kaplan Higher Education, Purdue's School of Electrical and Computer Engineering will offer a certificate in Nano-Science and Technology through the edX MicroMasters program. Students will learn how to design advanced nanoelectronics and nanophotonics from the creators of nanoHUB, the global nanotechnology research and education portal, even with no prior background in nanotechnology or quantum mechanics.
December 12, 2019

Pioneering nanotechnology cloud nanoHUB - looks to future

A pioneering cloud and global gateway for nanotechnology research and education has received a National Science Foundation grant renewal, completing its 20-year mission while looking to the future to create new technologies.
December 11, 2019

What if a bridge could prevent its own collapse in real time?

A new Center for Intelligent Infrastructure (CII) at Purdue University is bringing together researchers of various fields to develop technology that a bridge, building, road or other infrastructure could use to communicate directly with humans and respond to disasters, preventing collapse.
December 5, 2019

Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva named IEEE Fellow

Alexandra Boltasseva, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been named an IEEE Fellow. She is being recognized for research on new materials for plasmonic and metamaterial nanophotonic devices.
November 26, 2019

ECE opens two new spaces for students in MSEE building

The Material Sciences and Electrical Engineering Building has two new spaces for students thanks to donations from Purdue alumni. The newly named Max W. Brown Atrium has been opened thanks to a donation from Max and Maileen Brown, and the new Bill and Shirley Rice Design Studio will allow for collaborative learning opportunities. Both spaces were recognized with a reception Oct. 29.
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