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August 9, 2018

Spring 2018 Co-op and Internship Spotlights

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!
July 10, 2018

Smartphone platform improves learning, reduces cheating

A Purdue University-affiliated startup has created a digital learning platform to improve communication between students and teachers and provide real-time feedback on student comprehension and participation. ECE alumnus Varun Mavilla is a co-founder of LectureWise.
July 8, 2018

Prof. Joerg Appenzeller receives 2018 Aristotle Award

Joerg Appenzeller is the recipient of the 2018 Aristotle Award from the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC). The award recognizes professors for outstanding teaching and a deep commitment to the educational experience of his students.
May 30, 2018

Prof. Alexandra Boltasseva named finalist for 2018 Blavatnik National Awards

Alexandra Boltasseva, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. Boltasseva and 30 other finalists will compete for the world’s largest unrestricted prizes for early career scientists — $250,000 each for three Blavatnik National Laureates in the categories of Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Physical Sciences & Engineering.
May 23, 2018

ECE Prof. Leah Jamieson receives honorary doctorate from NJIT

Dr. Leah Jamieson, the Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and John A. Edwardson Dean Emerita of Engineering, received an honorary Doctor of Science, honoris causa, from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) at a commencement ceremony held May 15th in Newark, NJ.
May 14, 2018

ECE Prof. Ye chosen for Purdue's 2018 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

Peide "Peter" Ye, the Richard J. and Mary Jo Schwartz Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the College of Engineering, has been chosen as the 2018 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award recipient. One of Purdue University's top three research honors, the Bement Award is given for significant accomplishments in pure and applied science and engineering. Ye is being honored for his field-defining work in synthesizing and applying novel electronic materials to achieve record device performance.
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