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July 27, 2017

Purdue One: Grainger Lab’s first machine produced completely onsite

The capability to fabricate machinery onsite in a university setting is a unique resource made possible by Wang Hall’s Grainger Power Magnetics and Fabrication Lab and Grainger Energy Conversion and Microgrid Lab, officially opened in 2014. Faculty and graduate students from ECE’s Power and Energy Systems area recently completed the first electric machine, Purdue One, produced entirely in Grainger Labs.
July 11, 2017

Purdue researchers part of winning hackathon team

Aaron Ault, Senior Research Engineer (ECE), and Sam Noel, graduate student in agricultural and biological engineering, were part of the Open Ag Technology and Systems (OATS) group. The challenge was to use data from five different companies in swine production to improve some aspect of how pork is raised or distributed.
July 6, 2017

Work by Professor Stanley Chan chosen for ACM Computing Reviews' 21st Annual Best of Computing Notable Books and Articles

His article is titled "Image Reconstruction and Threshold Design for Quanta Image Sensors". The ACM Computing Reviews is a monthly journal disseminating selected sets of papers in the computing literature. The 2016 Notable Books and Articles list consists of books and papers nominated from Computing Reviews reviewers, Computing Reviews category editors, editors in chief of journals, and others in the community. There were 231 items selected for the honor in 2016.
July 6, 2017

PhD Student Xingshu Sun wins two Best Poster Awards at IEEE PVSC

He won for his work on "The Potential of Bifacial Photovoltaics: A Global Perspective" and "Real-time Monitoring of Photovoltaic Reliability Only Using Maximum Power Point – the Suns-Vmp Method". The PVSC received around 1000 abstract submissions this year. Xingshu Sun is a Ph.D. candidate advised by Professors Muhammad A. Alam and Mark Lundstrom.
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